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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P020A.pdf)

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Petition of James R Pushard for leave to change his name was read & referred to the committee on change of names.

Remonstrances of Jacob Hathourne Junr & als of Athens - of Nicholas Brown & als of Harmony - - of Joseph L Lord & als of Brighton - all against the election of Asa Turner returned as a member of this House, were severally read & referred to the committee on Elections.

Petition of Samuel W Cole 2nd for leave to change his name was read & referred to the committee on change of names.-

Petition of John Wilson for leave to change his name, was read & referred to the committee on change of names.

Remonstrance of a Shaman Bellows against the election of Joel Wellington, and claiming to hold as seat himself from the Representatives Class composed of Albion and Freedom - was read & referred to the committee on Elections.

Petition of Samuel Gray & others for the establishment of an Academy at Bowdoinham & praying for a grant of land, was read & referred to the committee on Literature & Literary Institutions. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Timothy Hall Junior for a continuance of his pension, was read & referred to the committee on applications from sick 7 wounded soldiers - Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of William B Bannister & als to be reimbursed certain taxes Assessed on towns No6 in the 9th range North of the Waldo patent, Penobscot Co -often John Smith Agent for the Society for the benefit of the Penobscot Indians were severally read & referred to the committee on Finance.

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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