House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P067A.pdf)
Thursday January 31st 1828.
Met according to adjournment.
The House extended the time for receiving petitions of a private nature to Saturday next.
Bill establishing Bowdoinham Academy, was read 1st & 2nd time and tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading.
Petition of Calvin Stockbridge & als to be incorporated as the North Yarmouth Manufacturing Company, was read & referred to the committee on Manufactures. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill to establish the Stillwater Canal Corporation, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading.
The committee of both Houses to whom was referred the subject of Sheriffs fees - reported a resolve providing for the return by several Sheriffs of this State, into the Secretary's office; of all fees received by them ect - and the report was accepted in concurrence.
Resolve respecting Sheriffs, was read once and ordered to be laid on the table.
The House reconsidered their vote of yesterday refusing a second reading to the Bill regulating the taking of Lobsters - and then gave the Bill to give it a third reading.
On motion of Mr Redington of Vassalboro',Ordered that the committee on Interior Fisheries be directed to inquire into the expediency of altering or amending the laws in relation to the fishery in seven mile brook in Vassalboro'
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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