Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P034A.pdf)
Wednesday January 8, 1834
Communication of Mark Harris, transmitting the annual Report of the Treasurer, exhibiting a state of the finances, laid upon the table yesterday, was referred to Messrs. Labaree, Smith and Howard, with such as the House may join. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred & Messrs.
Mr. Groton from the Committee on Claims, reported leave to withdraw on the petition of Sewall Watson, praying to have certain moneys refunded; which Report was read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Petition of Inhabitants of New Vineyard for a new County was read and referred to the Committee on the Division and alteration of Counties, in concurrence.
Petition of Humphrey Purrington and others for a Bank in Topsham, " of Asher Ware and others, Directors of the Exchange Bank in Portland for an increase of Capital, were severally read and referred to the Committee on Banks and Banking in concurrence.
Petition of the Trustees of St Albans Academy, praying for a donation, was read and referred to the Committee on Literary Institutions. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Petition of Ebenezer Allen and others for limiting the liability of towns for damages by reason of Bridges and public roads, was read and referred to the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals, in concurrence.
Petition of Thomas Cartton and others, praying for an
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