House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P045B.pdf)
Resolve relative to the State Road north of the Bingham Purchase was called up + referred to Messrs Smith of Nobleboro, Redington of Vassalboro + Cushing of Munson.
Memorial of William D WIlliamson on the subject of a History of the State of Maine written by himself, and requesting the patron age of the State, was read + referred to the committee on Liter ature. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Thomas V Tolman + al praying relief in consequence of having become bail for one Asa S Stiles, was read + referred to Messrs Phelps of Fairfield, Evans of Gardiner + Dyer of Gorham.
Petition of Aaron Mason for authority to maintain a gate on a certain highway in the town of Bethel, was read + referred to the com mittee on Turnpikes, Bridges + Canals. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Benjamin Whitney + als praying that a certain piece of land may be set off from the town of North Yarmouth to Cumberland was read + referred to the committee on Parishes +c. Sent up for concurrence.
Remonstrance of John L Weymouth + als against the petition of the inhabitants of Palmyra, was read + referred to the com mittee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.
The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed, Bill additional to an act entitled an act establishing the County of Waldo which was passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.
The same committee reported as duly engrossed, Additional Resolve authorizing the purchase of books for the use of the Legislature which was finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.
Adjourned. Attest. James L Child Clerk
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