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Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P080A.pdf)

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Saturday February 10th 1827


[Pet. of Isaac Adams & als. directors of Merchants Bank] Petition of Isaac Adams and others Directors of Merchants Bank that their number may be reduced was read and in concurrence referred to the Committee on Banks &c

[Report. Resolve in favor of Bowdoin College] Mr. Stebbins from the Committee reported Resolve in favor of Bowdoin College and the same was read a second time & passage refused. Sent down for concurrence

[Resolve in favor of the town of Pittsfield.] Resolve in favor of the town of Pittsfield was taken up and ordered to lie on the table.

[Mr Kimball, leave of absc.] Mr. Kimball of Hancock has leave of absence after

[Report on pet. of Paul Perry] Mr. Williams from the Committee reported leave to withdraw on the petition of Paul Perry. Read and accepted Sent down for concurrence. Concurred


[" removal of Land Agents office] on an order respecting the removal of the Land Agents office to Bangor, that such a measure is inexpedient Read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence, Concd.

On motion by Mr. Gardiner, Ordered, that when the Senate adjourn they adjourn to Monday next at eleven oClock

[Report. Bill add. respecting Banks.] Mr. Williams from the Committee reported in a new draft Bill additional respecting Banks and the same was committed to Messrs. Williams, Stebbins and Weston.

[Report. Resolve establishing the Seat of Government.] Mr. Williams from the Committee reported in a new draft marked A. Resolve establishing the seat of Government and the Senate refuse to adopt the new draft proposed by the House and order the Resolve to be re-engrossed as taken into this new draft. Sent down for concurrence


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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Language: English

Date: 1827

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