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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P020A.pdf)

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[left margin] Pet of John Upton + als [main body] Petition of John Upton and others for a bridge across the tide waters of Narragugus [left margin] Pet of Benj Prescott + als [main body] Petition of Benjamin Prescott and others for a bridge across the Eastern River were read and referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges +c in concurrence.

[left margin] Pet of A.Ripley + others [main body] Petition of Abraham Ripley and others that Appleton plan- tation may be incorporated into a town [left margin] Pet of J. Thompson + others [main body] Petition of Joseph Thompson and others that a new town may be set off from the South East part of York were read and referred to the committee on Incorporation of towns sent down for concurrence - concurred


[left margin] Pet of Josiah Dunn and others Pet of Benj Weld and others [main body] Petition of Josiah Dunn Jun for an amendment in the law regulating Mills and " of Benjamin Weld and others for remedy against evils suffered on account of side Booms in Andros coggin River were read and in concurrence referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

[left margin] Order directing members to place name on petition when presented [main body] On motion by Mr Herrick, Ordered that the following be adopted as one of the Rules and orders of the Senate "Every member who shall present a petition shall place his name thereon, and briefly state its subject and the read ing thereof by the President shall be dispensed with unless called for by some member - also the reading of any petition which has been committed in the House of Representatives and sent up to the Senate for concurrence shall be dispensed with, the President briefly stating its subject unless called for by some member.

[left margin] Order, instructing Comm on Jud to in quire into the expedi ency of providing by Law respecting widows of testators [main body] On motion by Mr Cutler Ordered that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by Law that the widows of testators who waived the provision made for them in the will of their late husb- ands and claim dower may nevertheless be entitled to their apparel

Description: 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: 1828

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