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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P073A.pdf)

132 Resolve requesting the opinion of the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court, laid on the table by Mr True of Poland, was read & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

Bill concerning Sheriffs fees, laid on the table by Mr Jewett of Bowdoinham, was signed for consideration on Tuesday next at ten oclock

Bill regulating the taking of Lobsters, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as amended. Sent up for concurrence

Bill to establish the Oldtown Canal, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as in new draft. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill prohibiting the practice of treating at elections, was read a second time, amended and assigned for a third reading on Monday next at ten oclock.

Bill additional for the relief of Poor Debtors, came from the Senate referred to the committee on the Judiciary for concurrence and the House concurred.

Resolve granting compensation to Josiah Towle, was read once and Monday next at ten oclock assigned for a second reading.

The Committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Bills to divide the town of Edgecomb and incorporate that part there of known by the name of Jeremy Squam island, as a town by the name of Westport- - additional act to establish the Cumberland and Oxford Canal Corporation - which were severally passed to be enacted. 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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