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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P101A.pdf)

188 Bill to annex a part of the town of York to South Berwick came up from the House recommitted. The Senate reconsider their vote, passing said Bill to be engrossed and recommit the same in concurrence.

On motion of Mr. Farnsworth, Ordered, that the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of altering the law in the collection of Taxes on Nonresident land, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Mr. Kelsey from the Committee on State Lands to which was referred the "Resolve in favor of the Penobscot Tribe of Indians" reported that further legislation on that subject is inexpedient; read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

The same gentleman from the same Committee to which was referred the petitions of Jacob Fisher and others, of Josiah Hobbs and others, of Sarah Bailey & of Benjamin Creasey, made a report asking to be discharged from the further consideration of said petitions and recommend the reference of the same to the Joint Select Committee on granting land to Revolutionary Soldiers and their widows; read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

The same gentleman from the same Committee reported leave to withdraw on petition of Washington Heald, read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence.

Mr. Farnsworth from the Committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals, reported order of notice on petition of Sarson Chase Jr and others; read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

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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