House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P063B.pdf)
Petitions of Samuel J Foster & Charles Cooper to be incorporated for the purpose of building booms on Penobscot River &c - of Waldo T Pierce & others on the same subject, were severally read & referred to the Committee on Interior Waters. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Elijah Wood & others that sheep may be exempted from taxation, was read and referred to the Committee on Agriculture. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of William T. Gerrish & others for a renewal of the Charter of Kittery Point Bridge - was read & referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Alexander Boothby for further time to select land &c was read & referred to the Committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of M.F. Kimball & others in relation to the Ministerial fund in Rumford was read & referred to the Committee on Literary Institutions. Sent up for concurrence.
Bill - An additional act respecting Manufacturing Companies, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed and the question was taken by yeas & nays and decided as follows yeas 120 Nays 46 ( see appendix page 37.) Sent up for concurrence.
Order of Notice, was reported on the petition of Isaac Mervill & others - and the report was accepted Sent up for concurrence.
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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