House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P089A.pdf)
Tuesday February 12th 1828
Met according to adjournment.
Ordered that the joint standing committee on Turnpikes Bridges & Canals be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating a half township of Land for erecting a free bridge across the Penobscot River at the most suitable place between Bangor and Old town, provided that Massachusetts will appropriate another half townships with leave to report & read & passed. Sent up for concurrence.
The committee on engrossed Bills reported as duly engrossed Resolve to encourage & aid the publication of a statistical view and Map of the State - providing for the choice of Electors of President & Vice President- which were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.The same committee reported as duly engrossed. Bill giving a lien to Ship carpenters & others on vessels-
- to incorporate the Penobscot Mill Damn Corporation- -additional to an act to incorporate the Proprietors of Kittery Point Bridge - in addition to the several acts defining the general powers and duties of Manufacturing Corporation- - to incorporate the Bangor Mechanic Association- -to authorize the Selectmen of Portland & Bath to appoint an additional number of Enginemen- - to incorporate the Proprietors of the Brunswick Fortune Hotel- which were severally passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.
Resolve in favor of Josiah Towle, came from the Senate passed to be engrossed as in new draft for concurrence - The House so far receded from their former votes as to adopt the new draft and pass the same to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
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