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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P110B.pdf)

Resolve in favor of Seth Spring, was read a second time + referred to the next Legislature in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve respecting the appointment of a Land Agent, came from the Senate passed to be engrossed for concurrence. The House amended the same so as to make it a Bill entitled An act additional to an act to promote the sale + settlement of the Public Lands, read the same 1st + 2nd time + tomorrow at ten oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Resolve respecting Highway taxes was read once + passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve in favor of certain towns in the County of York, was read + referred to the next Legislature in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve in favor of Oldtown Bridge corporation, was taken up and the House so far reconsider their former votes as to concur with the Senate in refusing the same a passage.

Report of the committee to inquire into the expediency of altering the law concerning the taking of Salmon, that legislation is inexpedient, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the Senate concurred.

Resolve for the payment of accounts against the State, was reported by the committee on accounts, read once + this afternoon at three oclock assigned for a second reading.


Bill to ascertain the number, condition and annual expense of Paupers within this State, was read twice + indefinitely postponed. Sent up for concurrence.

The committee on Banks + Banking to whom was referred the order of 21nd ult instructing them to report what further

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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