House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P071A.pdf)
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128. Tuesday February 6th 1827
Met according to adjournment.
An order came from the Senate for concurrence directing the committee on State Lands to ascertain the circumstances relating to the sale of a half Township of Land by the Land Agent to Joshua Carpenter &c - and the House concurred.
Bill - concerning Bible Societies, Religious Tract Societies and Societies for improvement in sacred Music, was read once & ordered to lie on the table
Report on the Governors Special Message of Janry 24th 1827 was read and accepted in concurrence with the Senate.
Report on the abstract of the Annual Return of the Militia of the State of Maine for the year 1826 that the same appears to be correct & recommending that said return be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State, was accepted in concurrence with the Senate.
Report of the committee of Banks & Banking giving a detailed account of the concerns of the Vassalboro Bank since the report of the Commissioners, was read & accepted in concurrence with the Senate & 300 copies ordered to be printed for the use of the members
Bill - concerning Bibles, Religious Tract Societies and Societies for improvement in sacred Music, was taken up, read a second time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading
Report on the petition of Nathaniel Hill & others, that it is inexpedient to take any further order upon the subject of the petition, was read & accepted in concurrence with the Senate.
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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