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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P061A.pdf)


The minority Report of the Committee on Elections in the case of John M Noyes & William Haynes each claiming a seat as a member from Eden & Trenton, laid upon the table by Mr Paine of Hallowell, was read and on motion the same, together with the majority Report was ordered to be printed 300 copies each, for the use of the members.

Petition of Ezekiel Porter & others that a part of Freeman may be annexed to the town of Strong - Remonstrances of the Town of Gorham against the petition of Winslow Hall & others - - " the Town of Freeport against the petition of William Walker & others - were severally read & referred to the Committee on the Division of Towns. Sent up for concurrence

Bill - An Act to incorporate the Bluehill Fishing Company, was read a third time & referred to the members of the Committee on Interior Fisheries on the part of the House, with instructions -

Petitions of Thomas Harwood & others for a Bank at Bath - - " James C Churchill & others for an increase of the Capital Stock of the Cumberland Steam Navigation Company &c were severally read & referred to the Committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - An additional act respecting Manufacturing Companies, was taken up and assigned for consideration at 11 oclock tomorrow

Land Agents, Report, communicated by the Governor [ see message appendix page 15.] came from the Senate ordering 500 copies to be printed

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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