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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P034B.pdf)


Monday January 14th, 1828

Met according to adjournment.

Message from the Governor.

To the Senate & House of Representatives

I transmit for your consideration a letter from Mr Daveis addressed to me personally, but, under existing circumstances considered as belonging to you. It will be perceived that the Lieut. Governor of New Brunswick, while he has received Mr Daveis as a private citizen with the respect the character of that gentleman must every where command has been restrained from testifying through him to the State of maine the regard it was hoped would be secured by the sending an amicable request by such a Messenger, principally for information to be placed before you & the general government While we may appreciate the nature of the restriction on the power of his Majestys Lieut. Governor of New Brunswick in such a manner as to entertain sentiments the most foreign from resentment as to the course he has been compelled to pursue, I have the satisfaction to express my anticipation that all the objects of Mr Daveis mission will soon be accomplished and duly reported. Enoch Lincoln

Cournal Chamber Portland January 12 1828

Message from the Governor.

To the Senate & House of Representative, The Commissioners appointed, under the fifth section of the act, entitled "An additional act respecting Banks," passed the twenty third day of February, one thousand eight hundred & twenty seven

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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