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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P038B.pdf)

Wednesday January 16th 1828

Met according to adjournment.

reports on the petitions of Samuel Mallett " of Margaret Minot granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Reports on the petition of Benjamin Nourse +als " of Samuel L. Valentine +al "of Horatio G. Balch +als " of Jospeh Allen +al " of Wm Allen, President of Bowdoin College " of the Selectmen of the town of Bath granting leave for Bills, came from the Senate accepted for concur rence and the House concurred.

The joint standing committee on Literature and Literary Institutions to whom was referred so much of the Governor's Speech as relates to a Map [underline] and Statistical View of the State of Maine {underlined] have had the subject under consideration, + reported, That they have exam ined a plan, Sketches, and specimens of a Map and statistical view of the state exhibited by Moses Greenleaf, Esq, and find to be a work on which great attention and labor have been bestowed, and which promises to be executed with skill, accuracy + judgment, and believing it to be replete with knowledge highly useful to the people and important to the State, recommend it to the favorable notice + liberal patronage of the Legislature. And the report was accepted in concurrence with the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Smith of Nobleboro ordered, that the committee on the Judiciary be instruc ted to inquire into the expediency of reporting a Bill, providing

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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