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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P070A.pdf)

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130. third reading

On motion by Mr Potter of Augusta Ordered, That seven copies of Lieut. Col Longs Report of Reconnaissance for a Rail Road from Quebec to the Atlantic waters be distributed to each officer and member of the Senate, & of the House of Representatives - to the Treasurer & Secretary of State - Adjutant General & Land Agent, and that the balance of the copies ordered to be printed by order of the two Houses be placed in the office of the Secretary of State to be distributed in such manner as the Governor & Council shall from time to time direct. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve providing for the appointment of a Public Agent to superintend certain expenditures, was read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading.

Resolve authorizing the constructing of a Stone flagging on the State lot north of the State House - was read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Bill - An Act to incorporate the Maine Scythe and Shovel Manufacturing Company - was read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading.

Resolve additional to a Resolve in favor of certain officers & soldiers of the Revolutionary war & the widows of the deceased officers & soldiers approved March 17, 1835, was read twice and passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve to pay the expenses of certain Indians of the Penobscot tribe, was read a second time and passed to be engrossed. 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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Language: English

Date: 1836

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