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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P043A.pdf)

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76. be instructed to enquire and report the probable number of officers, soldiers & widows of deceased officers & soldiers of the Revolutionary War entitled to receive grants of land under the Resolve passed March 17 1835 and the number of acres of land which may be required therefor. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion by Mr Buxton of N. Yarmouth, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the law passed March 11 1834 as to fix data for taking valuations of property for the purpose of building and repairing School Houses. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion by Mr Hunt of Gorham, Ordered That the Committee on Literature &c be instructed to inquire into the expediency of prohibiting by law the infliction of corporal punishment on the students of Colleges & Academies of this State - and also to inquire into the expediency of introducing some principle and power in the government of Schools, other than that of the caprice & will of the Instructors thereof. Sent up for concurrence.

Mr Foster of Pembroke has leave of absence for ten days from & after the 20th instant.

Mr Soule of Freeport moved the following order, Ordered, That no petition of a private nature be received after the 6th day of February next unless by order of the House - which was ordered to lie on the table.

Remonstrance of John Francis & others of Leeds against setting off a part of said town to Greene - which was referred to the Joint Standing Committee

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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