House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P041A.pdf)
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72. Petition of Tisdale Dean & others for an act to protect the fisheries in Penobscot River was read and referred to the Committee on Interior Fisheries. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Edward Paul & others for a rail road from Belfast to the Canada line - " Phinehas Ashman & others on the same subject were severally read & referred to the Committee on Rail Roads. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Jonas Jewett & others in relation to mill dams - - Edmund Dresser & others on the same subject were severally read & referred to the Committee on Agriculture. Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Tobias Purinton - - " Wentworth Quimby - - " Eliza Dolph - each asking for leave to change his name, were several read & referred to the Committee on Change of Names.
And then the House adjourned.
James L Child
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