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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P078A.pdf)

142 Mr. Pease from the Committee on Division of Towns reported reference to the next Legislature on the petition of inhabitants of the town of Brownfield; read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of N. E. Paine and others for an Academy at Sanford, read and referred to the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions, in concurrence.

Mr. Bradbury from the Committee on Division and alteration of Counties, reported leave to withdraw on sundry petitions of the inhabitants of several towns in the County of Hancock for the removal of the Courts from Castine to Ellsworth, and also, sundry petitions of inhabitants of said County praying for the removal of the Courts from Castine to Bluehill and not to Ellsworth and also sundry remonstrances against the removal of the Courts from Castine, read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence.

Message from the House of Representatives informing the Senate that the House had passed the following Resolve, to wit. Resolved that the members of this House will attend the Funeral of Hon. Joshua Cushman this day at three o'clock at the Unitarian Meetinghouse and that a Committee of five be raised to make all suitable arrangements, and requesting the Concurrence of the Senate. Whereupon on motion of Mr. Prescott Ordered that from a high respect due to the private virtues as well as to the long and useful public service of the Hon. Joshua Cushman, deceased, late a member of the House of Representatives, the members of this Board will attend the funeral services, at the Unitarian Meeting House in the Village of Augusta, this afternoon at three o'clock, in concurrence.

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1834

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