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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P085A.pdf)

156 Senate nonconcurred and the House receded from their vote of the 2nd inst. & referred the petition to the next Legislature. Sent up for concurrence.

Reports on the subject of fixing a minimum price to the lands appropriated for the erection of Public Buildings- - respecting the law to secure to owners their property in logs ect- that legislation on those subjects is inexpedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.

The House reconsidered their vote of yesterday postponing indefinitely the Bill to incorporate the proprietors of the Brunswick Fortune Hotel read the Bill a third time & passed the same to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed. Resolve in said of Gardiner Lyceum, which was finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to cede to the United States the jurisdiction of certain tracts of land in Saco & Biddeford was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as amended on sheet annexed marked B. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill to incorporate the Penobscot Mill Dam Corporation, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as amended at AA. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of John Hobb for relief in consequence of injury sustained while performing Military duty, was read & referred to the committee on sick and wounded soldiers. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill additional act to exempt certain goods & chattels from attachment, execution & distress, was reported in a new draft which was adopted, read a third time & passed to be engrossed

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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