House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P011B.pdf)
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13. Thursday January 7 1836
Met according to adjournment.
The Committee to whom the subject was referred yesterday, reported that they had agreed with Edward St. John Neally of Thomaston to perform the duties of Assistant Clerk the present session at the rate of Two dollars per day - and the report was accepted.
The Speaker announced the appointment of Monitors as follows - viz For the 1st Division Mr Chase of York. 2d " " Soule " Freeport. 3d " " Lippencot " Columbia. 4th " " Fletcher " Thomaston. 5th " " O'Brien " Warren 6 " " Lurvey " Woodstock.
The Committee to which the subject was referred yesterday, reported that they had agreed with Gilman Turner to perform the duties of Watch to the State House at the rate of one dollar each night - and the report was accepted.
The Committee to which the subject was referred yesterday, reported that they had contracted with Thomas Baker to perform the duties of Messenger for the current political year at the rate of two dollars per day for his own services, and one dollar per day each for a Page and such other Assistants as maybe by him necessarily employed - and the report was accepted.
Ordered on motion of Mr Holmes of Alfred That the House hold an afternoon session this day, to commence at half past two o'clock.
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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