House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P078B.pdf)
as amended on sheet marked A. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Jacob Fish & others to be incorporated as the Madunkeunk Mill Company was read & referred to the Committee on Manufactures in concurrence with the Senate
Report of the Committee on the Bill - to incorporate the town of Bridgeport" and the petitions & remonstrances on the subject, that legislation is inexpedient was read & accepted in concurrence with the Senate.
On motion of Mr Emery of Montville Ordered That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire into the expediency of establishing a Law so to regulate the elections of Representatives that all contested elections of Representatives shall in future be decided in the towns and districts where such Representatives shall be chosen, and that the person producing credentials signed by the Selectmen of towns and assessors of Plantations as the case may be, and attested by their respective town or plantation Clerks shall be conclusive evidence that such Representative is legally chosen, &c person shall be allowed to hold a seat in this House as a Representative unless he produce such credentials. Sent up for concurrence
Resolve for the benefit of the town of Kilmamock was called up - the vote passing the same to be engrossed reconsidered, and the Resolve referred to the delegation on the part of the House from the County of Penobscot
Petition of Samuel Lunt & others of Clinton for a Bank was read & referred to the Committee on Banks & Banking. 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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