House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P142B.pdf)
Bill - An Act to incorporate the Frankfurt Steam Mill Wharf & Ware House Corporation An Act to incorporate the Kennebunk Port Granite & Rail Road Company An Act to authorize Jesse Russell Junr and Bernard C Bailey to build a dam across tide waters in the town of Woolwich - were severally read 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3 reading.
Bill - An Act to incorporate the Bark Extract Corporation, came from the Senate indefinitely postponed for concurrence - and the House recede from the vote & concur with the Senate.
The Committee on Finance to which was referred "an order instructing them to enquire into the expediency of taking 6,793 44/100 from the valuation of the town of Starks and of adding the same to the valuation of Mercer, reported that Legislation is inexpedient - and the report was accepted.
Resolve authorizing the acting Quarter Master General to convey a lot of land, and to dispose of the gun house in Bangor, was read a second time & passed to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.
Petition of James S Holmes & others for a State road from Bangor to Moosehead Lake was read & referred to the Committee on Roads, &c - Sent up for concurrence.
The House reconsidered their vote of the 5th instant assigning Wednesday next to consider the order asking for the opinion of the Supreme Judicial Court &c, moved by Mr Cushing of Augusta, &
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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