House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P021B.pdf)
Tuesday January 8th 1828
Met according to adjournment.
Ordered that Messrs Phelps of Fairfield, Rideout of Cumberland and Bradford of Friendship be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of erecting County Work Houses ect - read & passed.
Ordered, on motion of Mr Mitchell of Freeport, that the Committee on the Judiciary take into consideration the expediency of passing a law, giving to Ship Carpenters, Blacksmiths & others, furnishing materials and doing labour on ships and vessels, a lien on such ships and vessels for the payment of their claims - and that said committee have leave to report ect- Sent up for concurrence.
On motion of Mr Hazeltine of Seansmont,ordered that Messrs Hazeltine of Seansmont, Adams of Portland & Bishop of Westbrook be a committee to inquire into the expediency of providing a well of water at the State Arsenal. and also of the expediency of the erection of a suitable fence around said arsenal. read & passed.
On motion of Mr Mitchell of Freeport,Ordered that the committee on the judiciary take into consideration the expediency of passing a law by which Judges of Probate in the several Counties shall have the same power as the Supreme Judicial Court now have to grant license to Guardians to make sale of the real estate of their wards, & to report & - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.
This order came from the Senate nonconcurred.
Ordered, on motion of Mr Shaw of Wiscasset, that the committee on the Judiciary be required to provide by law for the choice of Electors of President & Vice President for this State
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