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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P077A.pdf)

140 Bill to incorporate the Methodist Metting House Corporation came from the Senate & on motion was referred without reading to Messrs Cobb of Durham, Smart of Prospect & Bennock of Orono.

Bill concerning Sheriffs fees, was read 1st & 2nd time $ tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a third reading.

Bill in addition to the several acts defining the general powers & duties of Manufacturing Corporations, was read 1st & 2nd time and tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Bill regulating the taking of Lobsters- - to establish an Institution for female Education- - additional act concerning foreign attachment- - to establish the Stillwater Canal Corporation- which were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill additional act defining the powers of the Judicial Courts in granting reviews & for other purposes - was read a third time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill prohibiting public treats in days of Election, reported in a second new draft which was adopted, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as in the second new draft. Sent for concurrence.

Bill additional to the several acts now in force respecting Highways - was read once & Thursday next at ten oclock assigned for a second reading

The House resumed the consideration of the Bill respecting the attachment of real estate - The question of Indefinite postponement was put, and decided in the negative. The House then reconsidered their vote of yesterday adopting

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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