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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P091B.pdf)

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On motion by Mr Buxton of North Yarmouth Ordered That the Committee on Accounts be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by Law, some better method of auditing accounts against the State. Sent up for concurrence

On motion by Mr Maine of Dearborne, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law that the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court and also Court of Common Pleas, shall in all jury causes before them tried between party & party, reduce their charge to writing at the request of authority or their agents on attorneys, so far as the same relates to matters of law. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill - An Act to incorporate Athens Academy was read a 3d time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence

Petition of Charles Williams & others for a savings Bank in Augusta, was read & referred to the Committee on Banks & Banking. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Edward Hodgkins & others of Bath for a law authorizing the appointment in towns of measurers of Salt, Corn & grain. was read & referred to the Committee on Agriculture. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Daniel Hilt & others to be annexed to Waldo Plan. was read & referred to the Committee on Division of Towns. Sent up for concurrence.

On motion of Mr Bunker of Cranberry Isle Ordered That Messrs Bunker of Cranberry

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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