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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P060B.pdf)

Petition of Sylvanus Waterman and others for a Committee to view the towns of Bowdoin and Litchfield and report on the expediency of forming a new town was referred to the Committee on incorporation of towns. Sent down for concurrence. concurred. [right[ Pet. of S. Waterman +als

On motion by Mr. Parsons Ordered that Messrs. Parsons and Washburn with such as the House may join be a Committee to consider the expediency of passing a Law declaring all fresh water rivers, public highways for certain purposes, also the expediency of empowering the Court of Sessions to cause to be made for the use of the public, sluice or passageways for rafts of lumber, boats +c through dams now erected or which may hereafter be erected at the expense of the petitioners, proprietors or County at the discretion of said Court s.d.f.c. concurred and Messrs Evans, Neal and Robertson joined. [right] Order - fresh water rivers, publick highways +c

Remonstrance of John Larrabe 2nd + others of Unity " of Benjamin Witham + others of Burnham " of Ithamar Bellows + others of Freedom [all the above] against the annexation of said towns to Kennebec County. " of Peasley M. Wells +als of Bristol + " Benjamin Webber + others [both the above] against the petition of John M. Lane and others were severally referred in concurrence to the Committee on Incorporation of towns. [right] Rem. of J. Larabee + others " of B. Witham +als " of I. Bellows +als " of P.M. Wells +als " of B. Webber + als

Petition of Ballard Green and others against the petition of Inhabitants of Thomaston for an alteration of the Lime inspection Laws was referred in concurrence to the Committee on Manufactures. [right] " of B. Green +als

Bill repealing an act regulating the fees of Jurors was read a second [right] Bill - fees of Jurors

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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