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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P062A.pdf)

110 2nd time and tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading.

On motion of Mr Adams of Portland, Ordered that the Committee on Finance be instructed to consider and report what sum it is expedient to raise the present year by way of a State Tax on Polls + Estate - read + passed.

Bill authorizing John Wood to maintain a dam + slip in Little Keizer River, was read a third time + passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Petition of Abiel Wood +als Trustees of Wiscasset Academy for legislative aid, was read + referred to the committee on Literature Sent up for concurrence.

Remonstrances of Benjamin Witham +als agst the petition of the Inh of Burnham -

- of John Larrabee 2nd +als of Unity agst annexation of said town to Kennebec County - - of Thomas Bellows +als agst the annexation of Freedom to Kennebec County

were severally read + referred to the committee on the incorporation of towns. Sent up for concurrence.

Remonstrance of Ballard Green +als against the petition of the Selectmen of Thomaston for a change in the Lime Inspec tion laws, was read + referred to the committee on manu factures. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Maine Mutual Fire Insurance Company was read a third time + passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill, an additional act to provide for the packing + inspection of Pickled + Smoked Fish, was read a third time + passed to be engrossed as amended on sheet annexed marked B. 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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