Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P093B.pdf)
[Right margin: 1827
Props. of the Great Meadow dam in Topsham]
in Topsham came up amended and the Senate so far reconsidered their former vote as to concur with the House in passing this Bill to be engrossed, as amended.
[Right margin: Bill to incorporate the M. F. Ins. Co.]
Bill to incorporate the Mutual Fire Insurance Company was read once and tomorrow 10 assigned for a second reading
[Right margin: Bill respecting attachments of Real Estate]
Bill respecting attachments of Real Estate was read once & tomorrow 10 assigned for a second reading and committed to Messrs Williams, Washburn and Parsons
[Right margin: Pet. of Inhs. of Burnham
Pet. of Inhs. of Unity]
Petition of the Inhabitants of Burnham & Petition of the Inhabitants of Unity to be set off from the County of Waldo and annexed to the County of Kennebec were severally read and in concurrence referred to the Committee on Incorporation of towns
[Right margin: Report on pet. of Jacob Bigelow agent Masst.[?] Med. Society]
Mr. Stebbins from the Committee on the Judiciary reported a reference to the next Legislature on the petition of Jacob Bigelow Agent of the Massachusetts Medical Society. Read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concd.
[Right margin: Poor debtors law]
on an order directing the Committee to report forms for carrying into effect the poor debtor law asked leave to be discharged from the further consideration of the same, Read & accepted. Sent down for concurrence Concurred
[Right margin: Report on pet. of William F. Gilmore & al Inhts. of China, Palermo, Vassalborough & Sidney]
Mr. Parsons from the Committee on Interior Fisheries reported a reference to the next Legislature on the several petitions –of William F Gilmore & others –of Inhabitants of China, Palermo, Vassalborough & Sydney. Read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence - concurred
[Right margin: Notice on pet. of Oliver Prescott & als]
an order of notice on the petition of Oliver Prescott and others Read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred
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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