Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P026B.pdf)
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[Ref. of pet. to commt. on Parishes] On motion by Mr Williams ordered that all petitions to this Legislature having for their object the setting off persons and estates from one town and annexing them to another town be referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Parishes &c Sent down for concurrence - Concurred
[Bill additional respect. fisheries in the waters of Vinalhaven] on motion by Mr Parsons the Bill additional to an Act respecting fisheries in the waters of Vinalhaven was taken from the files and referred to the committee on Interior Fisheries Sent down for concurrence - Concurred
[pet. of T. Johnson & al] Mr Stebbins from the Committee on the Judiciary reported leave to withdraw on the petition of Thomas Johnson. Read & accepted, sent down for concurrence - Concurred -
[Order of notice on pet. of Moses Hodgdon & al] Mr Dennett from the Committee on Incorporation of Towns on the petition of Moses Hodgdon and others reported an order that the petitioners cause an attested of their petition with the order thereon to be served on the several town clerks of the towns of Raymond, Otisfield and Poland sixty days at least before the first Wednesday of the first Session of the next Legislature that all persons interested may then appear and show cause if any they have why the prayer of said petition should not be granted. Read and accepted, sent down for concurrence Concurred
[Bill add. to incorporate Ken Stream Nav. Co.] Bill in addition to an Act to incorporate the Kennebec Steam Navigation Company was read a first time, ordered to a second reading, again read and passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the House.
[Bill to cede to U.S. Jurisdiction of Mants. Rock &c] Bill to cede to the United States the jurisdiction of the Island or rock called Matinicus Rock off Penobscot Bay; also a certain lot of land on Pemaquid Point in the town of Bristol was read a first time and committed to Messrs Churchill, Kimball and Gardiner
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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