House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P037A.pdf)
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64. The Committee to whom was referred the order concerning an Assistant Clerk reported an order as follows Ordered, That the Clerk of the House of Representatives be authorized & required to employ some person as a Copying Clerk when & so long as his services shall be necessary, whose compensation shall not exceed two dollars per day - read & ordered to lie on the table.
A message was received from the Senate by Mr Trafton their Secretary proposing a Convention of the two Houses in the Representatives Hall at 11 oclock this day for the purpose of administering the oaths of qualification to Charles Greene, Councillor elect - and the House concurred and the Clerk acquainted the Senate therewith.
On motion by Mr Brown of East Machias, Ordered, That the Committee on Interior Fisheries be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing an act entitled "An Act to prevent frauds in the inspection of Fish" passed March 9 1832.
Resolve authorizing the Governor to obtain the consent of Congress to lay out a road across the Arsenal Lot, laid on the table by Mr Potter of Augusta was read once and Monday next at 11 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.
Bill An additional Act respecting Manufacturing Companies was read a 3d time and the further consideration of the subject postponed until Wednesday next at 11 o'clock.
An order came from the Senate, directing the Clerks of Courts in the several Counties in the State, to furnish the Legislature as soon as may be with a correct statement of the number of committals, & also of convictions for the crime of Rape, Robbery with
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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