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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P050B.pdf)

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referred in concurrence with the Senate to the committee on State Lands.

Report on the petition of Thurston Card granting leave to withdraw, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Report of the committee appointed by joint order of 18 inst to inquire into the expediency of amending or repealing the existing laws regulating the Herring Fishery, that Legislation on the subject is unnecessary, was accepted in concurrence with the Senate.

Petitions of R. H. Gardiner in behalf of the Directors of the Kennebec & Androscoggin Canal Corporation for an alteration in their act of incorporation. - of Jesse Plummer & al of Raymond for the exclusive privilege of driving logs thro certain waters & of taking toll from others - were severally read & referred to the committee on Turnpikes, bridges & Canals. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Ira Fish, that the Indians who are the owners of an island in the Melanawcook Steam called Nicatan Island may be authorized to convey the same to him was read & referred to the committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Frederic Hobb & als of Eastport for authority to raise money by loan for the purposes of Education in said town, was read & referred to the committee on Literature ect. Sent up for concurrence

And the House concurred.

Attest James L Child Clerk.

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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