House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P027B.pdf)
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45. Petition of Benjamin Snow & others for aid in the erection of a Gun House in Eastport were read & referred to the Committee on the Militia. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Inhabitants of Brunswick Village for a law to enable themselves to protect themselves against damage by fire - was read & referred to Messrs Stone of Brunswick, Holmes of Alfred, Gordan of Belfast, Allen of Bangor & Hamlen of Hampden.
Petition of the Bank of Cumberland for an increase of capital. - Jonathan Farrar & others for a Bank in Bangor were severally read & referred in concurrence with the Senate.
Petition of Cyrus W Foster & others to be incorporated by the name of the East Machias Sluice Company was read & referred in concurrence with the Senate to the Committee on Interior Waters.
Mr Hamlin of Hampden moved the following order, Ordered, That __ be a committee with such as the Senate may join to contract with some suitable person to draft the Bills & Resolves of the present Legislature - which was read and considered, and passage refused. The question was taken by yeas & nays and decided as follows Yeas 142 Nays 37 [See appendix page 21.]
The Committee on Elections to whom was referred the Certificates of Elections of members report that they have attended to the duty assigned them, and that the persons whose names are borne on the accompanying list marked A are duly elected & returned as members of this House and entitled to hold their
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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