House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P104B.pdf)
Ordered that the Senate be requested to send to this House the report & other papers passed upon this session in relation to an alteration of the law requiring Registers of Deeds to pay seventeen cents on each deed recorded ect - read and passed. Sent up.
Report on the order to inquire into the expediency of altering or amending an act regulating the section the selection, empannelling and service of Jurors, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Message from the Senate by Mr Hutchinson their Secretary informing the House that the Senate have ballotted for a Major General for the second Division of the Militia of this State and elected on their part Colonel Joseph Chandler of Augusta, and requesting the concurrence of the House.
Bill requiring towns to fence Grave Yards - was read a third time and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill prohibiting public treats on days of election, came from the Senate that body adhering to their former votes refusing to adopt the new draft of the House agreeably to the recommendation of the conferees on the part of the Senate. The House adhere to their vote passing this Bill agreeably to the recommendation of the conferees on the last part of the House.
Bill to incorporate the mutual Fire Insurance Company of Wiscasset, was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading
Bill to incorporate Dearborn Academy was read a 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at three oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.
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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