Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P027A.pdf)
[left margin] Order H.R. expediency of setting Laws regu- lating weights +c [main body] into the expediency og allowing the laws regulating weights and measures with leave to report by Bill or otherwise was read and passed in concurrence and Messrs Herrick and Mace were joined.
[left margin] Order H.R. requesting Bill estab lishing Co. Work house. [main body] That the Senate be requested to take from their files and send down "Bill establishing county work Houses" and the accompanying papers was read and request granted.
[left margin] Resolve on pet of J.B. Swanton taken from files + referred On motion by Mr W Richardson Resolve on petition of John B. Swanton was taken from the files and referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals. Sent down for concurrence - concurred.
[right margin] pet of F Spafford [main body] Petition of Fredk Spafford for a grant of land and indemnity for invalid conveyances heretofore made was referred incon- currence to the Committee on State Lands.
[left margin] pet of Eli Sprague [main body] Petition of Eli Sprague and others of No.7 East Range of Bingham purchase to be incorporated into a town by the name of Albion was referred in concurrence to the committee on incorporation of towns.
[left margin] " of J. Mahan [main body] Petition of John Mahan for incorporation of Portland Glass company was referred in concurrence to the committee on Manufactures.
[left margin] Pet Damariscotta Ca nal referred [main body] Petition of Proprietors of Damariscotta Canal for a Lottery was referred in concurrence to the committee on Lotteries
[left margin] Pet of T Bartlett + al [main body] Petition of Thomas Bartlett and others for Legislative aid in con- structing Bridges and Roads [left margin] " of Seth Spring [main body]" of Seth Spring for a grant of land and
[left margin] " Inh of Pittsfield [main body] " of Inhabitants of Pittsfield for aid in erecting a bridge were referred in concurrence to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals.
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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