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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P068A.pdf)


House of Representatives Saturday January 26, 1833

Met according to adjournment

On motion of Mr Smith of Westbrook, the House reconsidered their vote of yesterday whereby they recommitted the bill to incorporate the State Bank, amend the bill by striking out the word "State" in the title of the Bill and Wherever the same may occur afterward in the bill and insert in lieu thereof the word "citizens" - and pass the same to be re-engrossed as they amended and the Clerk by message acquainted the Senate therewith and requested their concurrence -

Resolve - in favor of the Passamaquoddy Indians, laid on the table by Mr Lowell of East Machias - was read a first time and Monday next at eleven oclock assigned for a second reading -

Report on an order relative to the expediency of a law prohibiting the enquiring into the religious sentiments of a [squiggle] in any court - came from the Senate for concurrence, they discharging the Committee from the further consideration of the subject & referring the same to Messrs Randall Emerson and Howard with such as the House may join - and the House concurred and joined Messrs Lowell, Dumont, Jewett, Smith of Westbrook and Spring - sent up -

The committee on Engrossed Bills report as duly re-engrossed Bill to incorporate the Citizens Bank - which was passed to be enacted - sent up -

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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