House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P057B.pdf)
That the Committee on the Militia be directed to enquire what, if any alterations, are necessary in the Militia Laws - Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by Mr Hamlin of Hampden Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire into the expediency of so altering the Law, that in all cases where both plaintiffs and Defendant shall devise to plead specially, they may be permitted so to do. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion of Mr Emery of Saco, Ordered That the Committee on Finance be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing, by law, that where lands of non resident proprietors, whether in townships or ces portion [?] shall have been divided by metes & bounds & such division shall appear on the records, where the title to said fond is required to be registered, each portion of true land shall be assessed and taxed separately -
Remonstrance of David Dunlap & others against the petition of Stephen Purington & others was read & referred to the Committee on Roads & Bridges. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Simeon B Perry & others - - " Timothy Nye Jur & others - - " James Treeman Jr & others - all on the subject of the Fisheries in Penobscot River, was read & referred to the Committee on Interior Fisheries. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Columbus Dunn & others that township No. ten in the first range of Townships from the East lube of the State, was read and referred to the joint standing Committee on
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