Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P086A.pdf)
(159) [for Debt] be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering or amending the Law as to abolish imprisonment for debt: [order relating to Records of Justices of the Peace] (also) That the same Committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing or altering "An act making further provision concerning Records of Justices of the Peace": [order relating to poor Debtors] (also) that the same committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of amending the Law relative to Persons committed to Prison in cases where no provision exists authorizing such Persons to take the Poor Debtor's Oath; were severally read and concurred. [Papers relating to division of Shapleigh, Pet. of S. Pearson & als, " N. Smith & als] (also) Orders of the House that the Senate be required to take from their files and send down the "papers relating to the division of the Town of Shapleigh"; also the Petition of Samuel Pearson & others; also the Petition of Nathaniel Smith & others, were read and request granted.
[order relating to business & a recess] Order of the House of Representatives that Messrs. Boutelle of Waterville, Smith of Nobleborough, and Pond of Bucksport, with such as the Senate may join, be a committee to ascertain and report what business is before the Legislature which is necessary to be done this session, and at what time a recess may be had, was read and concurred, and Messrs. Megquier and Kingsbury, were joined, on the part of the Senate. [Bill to authorize G.F. Richardson to navigate the Androscoggin River, Resolve making appropriation] The Bill entitled "An act to authorize George F. Richardson exclusively to navigate the Androscoggin River with Horse-Boats" was taken up and committed to Messrs. Megquier, Phelps, and Kingsbury. The Resolve entitled "Resolve making an appropriation for the Warden of the State Prison" was
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