House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P030A.pdf)
50 An Order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs, Burnham and Randal with such as the House may join a Committee to take into consideration the subject of a State Hospital and the House concurred and joined Messrs Cilley of Thomaston, Dumont of Hallowell and Dyer of Pownal sent up
Ordered that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire into the expediency of authorizing Justices of the Peace to administer the oath required by Law of Executors Administrators and Guardians to the truth of Inventories by them returned Also of authorizing Judges of Probate to administer the same as other times than in open Court with leave to report by Bill or otherwise - read and passed sent up for concurrence
Ordered that the Joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be directed to enquire into the expediency of providing by law that the officers and privates in the Militia of this State may pass and repass Toll Bridges and Ferries free of expense when they may be called out to do military duty - read and passed, sent up for concurrence
Ordered that the Committee on State Lands be instructed to enquire into the expediency of making sale of the Lots in the Bingham purchase, reserved for public purposes, or of the Timber standing thereon, and to report by bill or otherwise read and passed sent up for concurrence
Ordered that Ebenezer Herrick have leave to withdraw his Memorial praying to be heard on his claims as a member of the House, returned from the town of Lewiston on condition that a copy be left on file read and passed
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