House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P011A.pdf)
appointing Messrs Keith and Cogswell with such as the House may join to engage some suitable Gentleman of legal attainments to draft Bills and Resolves for the Legislature the present Session, and Messrs Barnard of Alna, Pierce of Portland and Woodman of Buxton were joined. sent up.
And the House adjourned until afternoon.
The Committee appointed to contract with some suitable person to perform the duties of Assistant Clerk, reported that they had contracted with Reuben L. Prescott at two dollars per day - the Report was read and accepted - and Mr. Prescott being present entered upon the discharge of the duty accordingly.
And the House adjourned Attest Asaph R Nichols Clerk.
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