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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P059B.pdf)


Saturday January 26th 1828

Met according to adjournment.

Petition of David Oakes & al that certain land may be granted to Rev Christopher Laughton, came from the Senate referred to the committee on State lands for concurrence and the House concurred.

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

Bill to incorporate the Proprietors of Commercial Hall, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

The committee to whom was referred the Bond of Mark Harris Esquire Treasurer of the State reported that they are of opinion that the said Bond is sufficient and ought to be accepted by the Legislature- and the report was accepted in concurrence with the Senate

Resolve in favor of Joshua Carpenter, came from the Senate referred to the committee on that part of the Governors Message relating to internal improvement for concurrence - and the House concurred.

On motion of Mr Vance of Baring

Ordered that Messrs Vance of Baring, Dean of Ellsworth & Summer of Lubec be a committee with such as the Senate may join to enquire if any, and what provisions are necessary and expedient to secure to owners their property in logs, masts, spars or other timber in the Schoodic & St Croix Rivers & report ect ect. Read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

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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