House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P128A.pdf)
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246. near Umbagog Lake, was read & referred to the Committee on Interior Waters. Sent up for concurrence
Petition of John Dennis & others of the Penobscot tribe for permission to cultivate certain lands was read & referred to the Committee on State Lands. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Centre Harbour & Portland Stage Company to be incorporated - was read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of Mark Trafton, agent in behalf of Penobscot tribe of Indians for an Indian Manual Labor School on Orson Island was read and referred to the Committee on Literature &c - Sent up for concurrence
Petition of Church Clark for leave to change his name was read & referred to the Committee on change of names.
On motion of Mr Eastman of Strong Ordered That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire if any alteration or amendment of the law be necessary in relation to Inholders, Retailers and Common Victuallers. Sent up for concurrence
On by Mr Holmes of Alfred - Ordered That the joint select Committee on rules & orders be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering the Rules as to provide for a joint standing Committee on Indian Affairs. Sent up for concurrence.
On motion by the same Ordered, That the Committee on
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