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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P154A.pdf)


Report on the order providing for the removal of snow drifts &c, &c that legislation is inexpedient was read & accepted in concurrence.

Petitions of Alexander Cooper & others - Moses McDonald & others - Eleazer Packard & others - William Goodwin & others - came from the Senate referred to the next Legislature for concurrence - and the House recede & concur.

Petition of Capt Neptune Nicholas for aid in behalf of the Penobscot Tribe of Indians came from the Senate indefinitely postponed for concurrence - and the House concurred.

Bill - An Act to regulate private booms on Kennebec River, was read 1st & 2d time & Friday next at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading and 300 copies thereof ordered to be printed for the use of the members.

Resolve - relating to the discussion of Slavery in the State of Maine was read once and Monday next at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.

The Committee on engrossed Bills reported as truly engrossed Resolve - requiring the Treasurer to pay the members of the Legislature in Gold & Silver - which was finally passed. Sent up for concurrence.

The same Committee reported as truly engrossed - Bill - An Act to incorporate the Jonesboro' Whitneyville Rail road Company - An Act authorizing the erection of a dam across the mouth of Nequasset Creek - - An Act concerning Limited Partnerships -

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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