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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P011B.pdf)

13 House of Representatives Friday January 4, 1833

Ordered that John Manchester Jun. and Jacob Somes, each claiming a seat in this House, as Representatives from the District of Mt. Desert to be suspended from their seats, till the House decide which of those Gentlemen if either is constitutionally and legally elected.

The Committee appointed to contract with some suitable person the duties of Doorkeeper and Page - report that they have selected Mr Thomas Baker -w high was read and accepted -

Ordered that Messrs McCrate of Nobleborough, Grosverner[?] of Minot and Paris of Buckfield, be a Committee with such as the Senate may join to contract with some suitable person to do the State printing the present year - read & passed. sent up for concurrence.

Resolve for the preservation of the documents of the Legislature - laid on the table by Mr Phelps of Fairfield was read a first and second time and ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Barnard of Alna. The order relating to Chaplains which was yesterday ordered to lie on the table, was taken up and passed as follows - Ordered that the Clergymen of the towns of Augusta and Hallowell be requested to set as Chaplains of the House during the present session in rotation according to seniority.

The Report of the joint Committee appointed to examine the

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1833

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