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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P018A.pdf)


submitted to the next Legislature for allowance- and the House amended the order by striking out all the words after "year" and inserting instead thereof the words "and that he be directed to receive sealed proposals within the next week and contract with him on them who will execute the work upon the lowest terms" and passed it as thus amended. Sent up for concurrence.

The Yeas & Nays were taken on this amendment in follows Yeas 73. Nays 67. [See appendix page 249]

Petition of William Emerson & als to be incorporated by the name of the Proprietors of the Bangor Pier Corporation, was read and referred to Messrs Carpenter of Howland, Bennock of Orono Lord of Newport with such as the Senate may join. Sent up for concurrence.

Refus Burnham of Unity and Moses Burley of Palermo severally presented the certificates of their election & they were placed on file.

Petition of Elijah B Stackpole & als for an amendment & revision of the Militia Law, was read & referred to the committee on the Militia & Military affairs. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of John Upton & als of Washington County for a Bridge across the tide waters of Narraguagus river at Cherryfield - was read & referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges & Canals. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Benjamin Prescott & als of Dresden for leave to erect a Bridge across Eastern River in said town at a place called the narrows, was read & referred to the same committee. Sent up for concurrence.

Petitions of Samuel Lincoln & als inhabitants of Appleton Plantation to be incorporated as a town- - of Joseph Thompson & als of the town of York praying that a new town may be formed from the South Easterly part of town were severally read & referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns Sent up for concurrence.

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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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