House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P084B.pdf)
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in concurrence with the Senate.
Report of the committee on the order to consider a repeal of certain sections, and a revision generally of the laws respecting Highways, that further legislation is not expedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Report of the committee on the order to enquire how far the 18th Sec. of an Act entitled An Act providing for the relief and support, employment & removal of the Poor, has been complied with, that legislation on the subject is not expedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Report of the committee on the order to inquire into the expediency of repealing an act authorizing the Supreme Judicial Court to lay out Highways &c that the subject is now before the Legislature in the form of Bill &c, & therefore that no further order is necessary to be taken thereon, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence – and the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Varnum Cram & als, that legislation on the subject is unnecessary, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Report on sundry petitions from inhabitants residing in the several towns in the eastern section of Hancock County praying that Ellsworth may be made a half shire town, came from the Senate amended so as to give the petitioners leave to bring in a bill – and the House indefinitely postponed the subject. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill - to incorporate the Proprietors of Edgecomb Bridge, was amended & then read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed as thus amended. Sent up for concurrence.
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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