House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P140B.pdf)
Petition of Josiah Towle & others for a Rail Road from Milford to Mattawamkeag River was read & referred to the Committee on Rail Roads & Canals. Sent up for concurrence.
The Committee on engrossed Bills reported as truly engrossed Bill - An Act to incorporate the proprietors of the Franklin House - An Act to incorporate the Eastport Manufacturing Company - An Act to incorporate the Penobscot Mill & Manufacturing Company - - An Act to incorporate the town of Mayfield - - An Act additional to an Act to prevent the destruction of Pickerel in Chandlers - An Act to incorporate the general Mutual Fire Insurance Company - - An Act to incorporate the North Yarmouth Paper Manufacturing Company -An Act to incorporate the Machias Water Power & Mill Company were severally read & passed to be enacted. Sent up for concurrence.
The same Committee reported as truly engrossed - Resolve in favor of Phinehas R Harford - - in favor of John Harford - - providing Indices to certain Journals - - authorizing the County Commissioners for the County of Penobscot to locate a road across Orson Island - in favor of Enoch Cordwell - - in favor of the Treasurer of Lewiston - which were severally finally passed. Sent up for concurrence -
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