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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P141A.pdf)


Notice was Ordered in concurrence on Petition of Allen Gilman, Mayor of Bangor - of Samuel Hudson & others -

On motion of Mr Paris of Buckfield Ordered, That the Special Committee of this House to whom was referred an order directing them to enquire into the expediency of altering or abolishing the salary or compensation of Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court Co empowered to send for persons & papers with authority to administer oaths and examine them as witness.

On motion by Mr Holmes of Alfred Ordered, That the Committee on accounts be instructed to allow such Bridge Inspectors & adjutants of Regiments the amount of pa provided by law, notwithstanding they may not have made their return within the time therein specified - provided such returns were made in season for the adjutant general to make his return. Sent up for concurrence.

Mr Cushing of Augusta moved the following Order, Ordered That the Honorable Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court of this State be respectfully requested to give to this House their opinion upon the following Question viz Has the Legislature of this State the right to prohibit the Banks in this State incorporated, entitled to the privileges, and subject to the liabilities, of the law regulating Banks and Banking passed March 31 1831 from issuing Bank Notes of a less denomination than five dollars - and on motion Wednesday next,

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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