Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P101B.pdf)
(190) Thursday 4th March 1830 The Senate met according to adjournment. [Pet. of Amos Fletcher & als referred] Petition of Amos Fletcher & others was, on motion, taken from the files and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals. (The said Petition prayed for an act on incorporation to build a canal from Norridgewock to Augusta.) Sent down for concurrence. Concurred. [Petitions referred] Petition of B. Fisk & others for extension of time to build Old Town Bridge, " of Seth Spring for a half township of land, were severally read and referred to the Joint standing Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals, in concurrence. " of Samuel Fessenden & others for a Bankrupt Law, was read and referred to the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary, in concurrence. [Remonstrances referred] Remonstrance of the Town of Vassalborough against the Petition of Samuel Homans & others, was read and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Interior Fisheries, in concurrence. [Order relative to Lunatics] Order of the House of Representatives, that the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire if any further legislation be necessary to relieve Towns from the expense of supporting Lunatics in the Common Prison, was read and concurred. [Order relative to the Inspector of Fish] An order of the House, that the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of requiring the Inspectors of fish to make an annual return, to the Governor and Council, of the whole quantity of fish packed by them, and of the several kinds as they were inspected by him, the said return to be made by the 20th
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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