Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P132B.pdf)
(252) same to be Engrossed. Sent down for concurrence. [Resolve in favor of Saco and Biddeford] Mr. Drummond from the Select Committee to whom was referred the Resolve entitled "Resolve in favor of the Towns of Saco and Biddeford" reported the same with an amendment. The Senate agreed to the amendment proposed by the Committee; the Resolve was read the second time as amended, and, on motion, was ordered to lie on the table. [Report returns of Sheriffs Clerks &c] The Senate took up the report of the Joint Select Committee on the Returns of Sheriffs, Registers of Deeds and Clerks of Courts, and accepted the same. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred. [Bills passed to be enacted] The Committee on Engrossed Bills reported the following Bills to be truly copied from the originals; vis: "An additional act to incorporate the Trustees of the Methodist Society in Portland". "An act to incorporate the Maine Baptist Convention". "An additional act providing for the government of the State Prison and for the punishment of Convicts". "An act to apportion and assess on the Inhabitants of this State a Tax of Fifty thousand dollars". and the same were severally passed to be Enacted, in concurrence. The foregoing Bills were, this day, presented to the Governor for his approbation and signature. [Bill. Road over New Meadows River] The Bill entitled "An Act authorizing the Courts of Sessions in the County of Cumberland and Lincoln to lay out a road over the New Meadows River" came up, the House having concurred in the amendment proposed by the Senate, and having ordered it to be Reengrossed by the Senate as further amended.
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