House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P054B.pdf)
on Interior Waters. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Westbrook Seminary for aid, was read & referred to the Committee on Literature & Literary Institutions. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of John Emery & others to be incorporated as the York County Granite Company) was read & referred to the Committee on Manufactures. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Ivory Jeffords & others that the Land agent may be authorized be authorized to execute a deed & was read & referred to the Committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.
Resolve for the purchase of a Library, reported by the Committee on the subject, was read twice & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill - An Act to incorporate the Kennebec Granite Company, laid on the table by Mr Potter of Augusta was read once & referred to the Committee on Manufactures. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill - An Act to incorporate the Umbagog Company was read a third time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Wells of Hallowell, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to report a Bill - authorizing all corporations hereafter established to sue & be sued by their corporate name - have a common seal, - make laws not inconsistent with law - and divide their corporate property into as many shares as they may deem expedient. Sent up for concurrence.
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