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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P074B.pdf)

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such as the Senate may join, to inquire into the expediency of making some alteration in the laws providing for the making and repairing of Highways and the appointment of Highway surveyors, with leave ect - read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the towns of Adams, was read 1st & 2nd time and tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading

The committee appointed by the Legislature to settle with Elias Thomas the State Treasurer to make a Schedule of all the property in the Treasury and transfer the same to Mark Havis Esquire, Treasurer elect; reported that they have examined the accounts of the said Treasurer and find the same correctly stated & properly vouched - that the balance of Cash in the Treasury amounting to $28,320.63 as also the bonds, securities, Books and others property in the Treasury they have transferred to Mark Harris Esqr & taken his receipt therefor - The report accepted in the Senate came down for concurrence and the House concurred.

Bill in addition to an act entitled an act to incorporate the Proprietors of the center Meeting House in Farmington, came from the Senate amended in the title at A - The House nonconcurred the Senate in that amendment - read the Bill a third time, amended the same as on sheet annexed marked B and passed the Bill to be engrossed as thus amended. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve in favor of Gardiner Lyceum, was read once & Wednesday next at ten oclock assigned for a second reading

Bill prohibiting the practice of treating at elections, was called up, amended & then on motion referred to Messrs Smith of Nobleboro, Cobb of Durham & Cobb of Waterville

Resolve for the benefit of Waterville College was called up

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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