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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P069B.pdf)

(126) Saturday 20th February 1830

The Senate met according to adjournment. [Pet. of Maine Wesleyan Seminary] Petition of the Maine Wesleyan Seminary, praying for pecuniary aid, was read and referred to the Joint standing Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions, Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

[order relative to an act to establish a C.C.P. and Real actions] Order of the House of Representatives, that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire as to the expediency of modifying or repealing a part of the 2d Section of an act entitled "an act to establish a Court of Common Pleas"; and also as to the expediency of repealing the 2nd Section of "an act additional to an act for the settlement of certain equitable claims arising in real actions", was read and concurred. [Order relating to towns & Town Meetings] (also) That the same Committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of an alteration in the First Section of the Law entitled "an act regulating Towns and Town Meetings and the choice of Town officers" passed 19th March 1821, so far as to allow any Person 21 years of age and upwards, to vote in Town or Plantation affairs, whether he has been taxed for his Poll, or any estate in said Town or Plantation or not, provided he has resided therein one year next preceding his voting and been liable to be taxed, was read and concurred. [Order relating to the preservation of Ticonic Bridge] (also) That the Joint standing Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals be instructed to inquire into the expediency of passing a Law for the preservation of Ticonic Bridge, was read and concurred. [Pet. of Selectmen of Palermo] (also) That the Senate be requested to take from their files and send down the Petition of the Selectmen of Palermo and China, was read and request granted. [Pet. of W.B. Norton & als] Petition of Winthrop B. Norton & others, to annex

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1830

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