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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P066A.pdf)

118 Bill regulating the taking of Lobsters, was read once & refused a second reading

Report of the committee to inquire into the expediency of so far amending the law, as to provide that noncommissioned officers & privates may recover costs when suits commenced against them by Clerks of companies for supposed forfeitures, are decided in favor of the defendants, and when it appears that the grounds of their defense had been offered in excuse to the commanding officer prior to the bringing of said suit that Legislation on that subject is inexpedient - came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Bill prohibiting the practice of treating at elections, from the Senate, was read once & referred to Messrs Cobb of Durham Wines of Deer Isle & Hutchinson of Hartford.

Ordered, that one member from each County be a committee to inquire into the expediency of so altering and amending the nineteenth section of an act passed March 2nd 1821, as to give all towns and plantations having three hundred Inhabitants the power to raise and expend money on Highways and Bridges as they may think proper - and Messrs Patten of Hermon, White of Monmouth, Ingalls of Bridgeton, Hill of Lyman, Potter of Bowdoin, Burnham of Unity, Putnam of Freeman, Merrill of Anderdover, Wines of Deer Isle & Foster of Machias were appointed said committee-

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Bill to incorporate the Proprietors of Commercial Hall - - additional to the several acts now in force relating to the Inspection of Butter and Lard- which were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

The same committee reported as duly engrossed Bill additional to an act setting off Isaiah Jenkins & others

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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