Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P021A.pdf)
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  [memorial of Carey and Lee -] Memorial of Jonathan Elliot respecting the publication of speeches in the conventions of several states and a communication from H.C. Carey and J. Lee concurring Stricklands reports on Railways &c were severally read and in concurrence referred to the Committee on Literature &c.
[pet. selectmen of Baring] [“ Calais] Petition of selectmen of Calais and “ of Selectmen of Baring for aid in constructing a road in Calais referred in the House to Messrs Spooner Dwinal and Snow came up for concurrence and the Senate concurred and joined Messrs Balkam and Dunn
[Order] [amending act to secure to owners prpt in masts &c -] Order of the House of Representatives that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending an act additional to an Act to Secure to owners their property in logs, masts, spars and other timber, as to make the same applicable to the waters of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers with leave to report by bill or otherwise was read and passed in concurrence
[Rose Daniel Warden of State Prison annual report of -] A communication was received from Danial Rose Esq Warden of the State prison accompanied by his annual report and other documents which were read and referred to the committee on the state prison
[Report of Warden printed] On motion by Mr Churchill ordered that the secretary of the senate cause to be printed 200 copies of the annual report of the warden of the state prison for use of the Legislature
[printer cho.] Agreeably to assignment the senate proceeded to ballot for a state printer, the committee reported the whole number of votes to be 17 of which Thomas Todd had 11
The journal of the Senate 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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