House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P076B.pdf)
Bill to incorporate the Bangor Mechanic Association, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.
Resolve to encourage & aid in the publication of a statistical view and Maps of the State, was read once, amended by striking out from P to T and tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 2nd reading.
An order came from the Senate for concurrence, directing the committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of providing by law that all bridges, or a certain part of the Bridge on County roads shall be erected at the expense of the County & not at all the expense of the several towns in which such bridges may be located - also to inquire into the expediency of providing by law that all County roads shall be built at the expense of the County - and the House refused to concur.
Bill additional to an act authorizing the town of Portland to assess a tax on the owners of Dogs, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading.
On motion of Mr Burnham of Orland,Ordered that Messrs Burnham of Orland, Wines of Deer Isle & Hill of Goldsboro, be a committee to take into consideration the expediency of altering the valuation of seventeen townships in Hancock County called by the State valuation committee, "the residue of Binghams Purchase" so as to make the valuation equal to other lands of the same quality - read & passed.
Bill an additional act to exempt certain goods & challels from attachment & from distress for taxes, was read 1st & 2nd time amended, & tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.
Bill to cede to the United States the jurisdiction of certain tracts of land in Saco & Biddeford, was read once and ordered to lie on the table.
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