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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P107A.pdf)

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204 Report on petition of Asaph Farnsworth and others granting leave to withdraw, was read and recommitted with instructions to report a statement of facts. Sent up for concurrence

Report on petition of Benjamin E Cayford praying to be set off from Cornville and annexed to Milburne, granting leave to Withdraw, was read and accepted. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Patricktown Plantation for aid in the construction of Roads - was read and referred to the Committee to consist of the delegation from the County of Lincoln in the House with such as the Senate may join.

Petition of Alvin Murphy for leave to change his name was read and referred to the Committee on Change of Names.

Bill An Act to abolish corporeal punishments in Academies, was read twice and indefinitely postponed. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of William B Littlefield for a Boom in the town of Hallowell - was read and referred to the Committee on Interior Waters. Sent up for concurrence

Petition of Russell Blackwell and others for a toll Bridge at Pishons Ferry was read and referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges Sent up for concurrence

Bill An Act defining certain rights and duties of Rail Road Corporations was further amended and then 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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