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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P033A.pdf)

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56. On motion by Mr Steward of Anson, Ordered, That the joint standing Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire into the expediency of prohibiting by law, County Commissioners from acting as Agents or Committees to expend money assessed by themselves for making or repairing roads within their several Counties. Sent up for concurrence.

Petitions of E. Richardson & others to be remunerated for making a road across the State Land in Perry. " - Solomon Littlefield to be paid for land granted by the State where the title failed as to part - were severally read & referred to the Committee on Claims. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of William Chick for the privileges of the Resolve in favor of the Blind was read & referred to the joint special Committee on so much of the Governors Message as relates to that subject. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion by Mr Potter of Augusta, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the Act entitled "An Act respecting the attachment of property on mesne process & directing the issuing, extending and serving of Executions, that all Executions issuing from the Supreme Judicial Court be made returnable at the end of three months unless said Court shall sit in the County where said Executions may be issued within that time, and in that case be made returnable to the next Court. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - An Act creating the Village of Brunswick into a Corporation for certain purposes, was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

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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Language: English

Date: 1836

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