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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P063B.pdf)

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113. Bill - to incorporate the Penobscot Steam Boat Navigation Company, was read a 3rd time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Adjournment until 1/2 past two oclock this afternoon -

Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.

Bill - to incorporate the Trustees of the Marines Church in Portland, reported in a new draft which was adopted, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as in said new draft. Sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of authorizing by law, the sale at auction, under proper restrictions, of such goods as may remain in the hands of mechanics, upon which they have a lien, or such part thereof as may be a satisfaction for the labor & expenses, for which they may be legally retained - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - in further addition to "An act to provide for the education of youth" was reported with amendments which were adopted as on sheet annexed marked B and then the Bill was ordered to lie on the table.

Bill - establishing the County of Waldo, was called up, read a second time & tomorrow at 1/2 past two oclock, was assigned for a 3rd reading.

Resolve respecting a Gaol at Eastport, was taken up and considered & before the question on passing same was taken the House Adjourned until 1/2 past nine oclock tomorrow morning. Attest James L Child Clerk.


The journal of the House of Representatives documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.

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Language: Englsih

Date: 1827

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