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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P080A.pdf)


Thursday February 7th 1828.

Met according to adjournment

The galleries of the House were cleared on motion of Mr Carpenter of Howland, and the House were occupied upon public business, in secret session, until the hour of one oclock, when on motion the doors were opened and the injunction of secrecy taken off-

The House assigned Monday next at ten oclock to take up the consideration of the report of the committee on the subject of the Northeastern Boundary.

On motion of Mr Fuller of Augusta, Ordered, that when the House adjourns, it adjourn to meet at half past three oclock this afternoon.



Met according to adjournment.

The joint select committee to whom was referred the communication from the Governors of the 2nd instant with the report of the Agent appointed by the Executive of this State to inquire into and report upon certain facts relating to aggression upon the rights of the State of Maine and of individual citizens there of by inhabitants of the Province of New Brunswick & also the accompanying documents, recommended that five hundred copies of the report of the said agent be printed; three hundred thereof for the use of the members of the Legislature, and the remaining two hundred to be disposed of at the pleasure of the Governor - and also reported Resolves.

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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