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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P109B.pdf)

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Petition of Samuel Weston and others for a dam across the Kennebec river at Augusta was read and referred to the Committee that have that subject under consideration. Sent down for concurrence. Bill to incorporate the Chesuncook Company was read a second time and amended. Mr Bradbury moved further to amend by striking out in the fifth section the words, "ten cents for every thousand feet of logs and lumber" and insert in lieu thereof, " two cents for every log, mast, spar or other timber," Mr Farnsworth moved to amend the proposed amendment by inserting "three," instead of "two," and the question of thus amending being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the affirmative as follows, yeas, Messrs Alllen, Brown, Cobb, Emmons, Farnham, Farnsworth, Frye, Knowlton, Labaree, Manning, Pease, Prescott, Rogers, Smith and Williamson - 15. Nays, Messrs Bradbury, Chandler, Groton, Howard, Kelsey, Pierce and Tobin - 7.

On motion of Mr Brown the Senate reconsider their vote adopting said amendment and amend by inserting " two and a half cents for every log, mast, spar or other timber," and the question of passing said bill to be engrossed as amended, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the affirmative as follows, to wit.

Yeas. Messrs Allan, Brown, Farnsworth, Frye, Knowlton, Labaree, Manning, Pease, Pierce, Prescott, Rogers, Tobin and Williamson - 13. Nays, Messrs Bradbury, Chandler, Emmons, Farnham, Groton, Howard and Kelsey - 7. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

The committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed,

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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