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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P025B.pdf)

41 House of Representatives Wednesday January 9 1833

Met according to adjournment

Ordered that the joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire whether any and if any what alterations it is expedient to make in the law determining the qualifications of persons who shall be entitled to vote in the choice of town officers and in other town affairs to report by bill or otherwise - read and passed sent up for concurrence

The Committee on Contested Elections to whom was referred the certificates of the Election of Members of the House of Representatives made the following Report that they find among said certificates two papers purporting to be certificates of the election of Ebenezer Herrick as Representative from the towns of Lewiston in the County of Lincoln and David Bronson as Representative from the town of Anson in the County of Somerset - which towns of Lewiston and Anson are not entitled to send Representatives to this Legislature - and your Committee therefore ask leave to be discharged from the further consideration of their - which was read and accepted

Report on Petition of Richard H Walker and others - on Petition of William Bodfish and others- on Petition of Ira Crocker and others - granting on each an order of notice - came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred - Sent up

Petition of Benjamin Bradbury and others praying

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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