House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P108B.pdf)
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Saturday February 24th 1827
Met according to adjournment
Messrs Robbins of Union Page of Readfield & Marston of Machiasport have leave of absence after today during the remainder of the session.
Resolve authorizing the Governor to commission William French to solemnize Marriages among the Indians - came from the Senate that body adhering to their vote refusing this Resolve a passage - The House recede from their former votes so far as to concur with the Senate.
Resolve in favor of James Irish, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Bill further prescribing the duties of Sheriffs, came from the Senate that body adhering to their vote postponing this Bill indefinitely - The House recede from their former votes & concur with the Senate
Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the Bill respecting Lotteries - read & passed.
Bill - to incorporate the Schoodic River Log Company was read a 3rd time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Resolve - providing for the establishment of Libraries, and the promotion of education, came from the Senate referred to the next Legislature - The House recede so far as to concur with the Senate & order the Resolve & Preamble to be published in the Eastern Argus for the information of the public. 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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