House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P045B.pdf)
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81. ing Congress to appropriate a sum for the purchase of a site & establishing a Navy yard in this State - Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Hamlin of Hampden Ordered, That the Committee on State Lands be instructed to enquire into the expediency of allowing all persons, severally, as sum of money not exceeding one hundred dollars whose claims have been allowed and upon which no certificates have issued by the Land Agent & also upon all claims which may hereafter be allowed, under the Resolve of March 17 1835 in favor of officers & soldiers of the revolutionary war, and widows of deceased officers & soldiers - Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of James Twitchell & others of New Vineyard to be annexed to New Portland - - C.M. Cobb & others to have certain lands set off from Foxcroft to Dover Remonstrance of Thomas Connell & others agst the petition of Winslow Hall & others of Gorham & were severally read & referred to the Committee on the Division of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Stephen Jones & others - - Solomon Winslow & others for the abolition of capital punishment were severally read & referred to the joint select Committee on that subject. Sent up for concurrence.
Petitions of Phillip Morrill & others to be incorporated as the Belfast Flannel Manf Company - " John Dorr & others to be incorporated as the Belfast Paper Manufacturing Company - " John Dresser & others to be incorporated as the Belfast Cordage Manufactg Company - Henry R Parsons & others to be incorporated
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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