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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P053B.pdf)

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making highways through unincorporated tracts, townships and plantations - and the House concurred.

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Resolve, relating to the State Road north of the Bingham Purchase - in favor of Josiah Morrill - which were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

The same committee reported as duly engrossed Bill - authorizing the owners of the falls and Mill privileges on Neguasset Falls to erect a dam thereon - which was passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

Reports on the petitions of Alexander McLellan & als - of Edward Sargent granting leave for Bills, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Report on the petition of Benjamin Whitney & others, Ordering notice came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.

Report of the committee appointed by a joint order of 16th January to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill providing that all witnesses called to testify before any Committee of the Legislature be first sworn in the same manner as witnesses in Courts of Justice - that legislation on the subject is inexpedient came from the Senate accepted for concurrence & the House concurred.

Report of the committee appointed by a joint order of 17th instant to consider the expediency of increasing the compensation of Witnesses in the Judicial Courts of this State - that it is inexpedient to do so - came from the Senate accepted 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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