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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P086B.pdf)

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Bill an act additional to an act incorporating Merchants Bank, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10oclock was assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill revoking the charter of the Kennebec bank, came from the Senate, that body refusing to adopt the proposed amendments of the House at B The House adhere to their vote passing the same to be engrossed as by them amended.

Bill to extend the time for building Rumford Bridge, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill additional act regulating the Herring Fishery, was read a 1st & 2nd time tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill establishing the salaries of the Judge & Register of Probate for the Country of Waldo, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Bill additional act regulating the Herring Fishery, was taken up and indefinitely postponed. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Charles Ramsdell, came from the Senate, that body granting the petitioner leave to withdraw, for concurrence & the House concurred.

Bill an act repealing the act to set off Cornelius Thompson and his estate from the town of Bowdoin to the town of Lisbon was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Resolve in favor of Abel Gibson, was read once & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a second reading.

Resolve concerning Greenleafs Reports, was read twice & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Description:

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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