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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P036B.pdf)

Tuesday January 15th, 1828.

Met according to adjournment.

A communication was received from Charles Hutchings Junior, a Counsellor elect, signifying his acceptance.

Reports, on the order of 8th Jany inst. respecting payment of Highway taxes in certain cases in money [hyphen} on the order of 9th Jany inst. respecting Pound Keepers fees that legislation on those subjects is inexpedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & the house concurred.

A message was received from the Senate by Mr Hutchinson their Secretary, proposing a convention forthwith in the Representatives Chamber for the purpose of qualifying Charles Hutchings Junior, Counsellor elect and the House concurred & the clerk was requested to reacquaint the Senate therewith.

Agreeably to the foregoing assignment the two houses assembled in the Representatives Chamber when Charles Hutchings Jun Counsellor elect, came in & took and subscribed the oaths required by the constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of the duties of that office.

Petition of Caleb Jewett & al came from the Senate, that body nonconcurring the House in referring the same to the committee on State Lands & referring the same to the committee on so much of the Governor's speech as relates to the Canal Road for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Petition of the Trustees of Waterville College for a continuation of the former grant to that institution, came from the Senate referred to the committee on Literature &Literary Institutions for concurrence - and the House concurred.

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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