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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P026B.pdf)

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Ordered that the Messrs Shaw of Sandford, Jewett of Bowdoinham & Richardson of Jay with such as the Senate may join be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of passing a law to prevent secret attachments on Real Estate with leave ect - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion of Mr Bertlet of Garland, Ordered, that the joint standing committee on the Judiciary be instructed to take into consideration the expediency of establishing by law. Pound Keepers fees. read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion of Mr Bartlet of Garland,

Ordered, that the joint standing committee on the Judiciary be instructed to take into consideration the expediency of establishing by law, Pound Keepers fees. read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion of Humphreys of Gray,

Ordered that Messrs Humphrey of Gray, pattern of Hermon and Ruggles of Columbia with such as the Senate may join be a committee to inquire into the expediency of altering the existing laws regulating to Public Weights and measures with leave to report ect read and passed. Sent up for concurrence

On motion of Mr Rowell of Jefferson,

Ordered that the joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be requested to take into consideration the expediency of repealing the ninth section of the law entitled an act to establish the Damariscotta Canal passed March 10th 1821 with leave to report ect. - read passed. Sent up for concurrence.

An order came from the Senate for concurrence, directing the committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of providing by law that the widows of testators who waive the provisions made for them in the wills of their deceased husbands, & claim dower may nevertheless be entitled to their apparel and such other, and so much of the personal estate of their deceased husbands as the Judge of Probate shall determine necessary according to their quality and degrees - and also to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Judges of Probate in their respective Counties to grant license for the sale of the real estate of minor heirs, when

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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