House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P102A.pdf)
Thursday February 22nd 1827
Met according to adjournment
Bill – changing the names of certain persons, reported by the committee on change of names, was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 3d reading.
Bill – establishing the salaries of the Judge & Register of Probate for the County of Waldo, was taken up – The House insist upon their vote of 20th inst passing the same to be engrossed as amended, propose a conference, & appoint as conferees on their part Messrs Evans of Gardiner, Adams of Portland & Bourne of Kennebunk.
Resolve providing for the establishment of Libraries, and the promotion of education, reported with amendments which were adopted, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
Resolve confirming the sale of land by James Irish to Joshua Carpenter, was read once & tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a second reading.
Bill – making further provision respecting the punishment of convicts, was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 1/2 past two o clock assigned for a 3d reading.
Resolve for the payment of contingent expenses, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Resolve for the purchase of Stationary, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed 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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