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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P157A.pdf)


Tuesday March 15th 1836

Met according to adjournment.

Reports on an Order relative to duties paid by Fish Inspectors - - On an Order relative to riots & mods - - On an Order relative to mortgages an real estate - - On an Order relative to enlarging the powers of Judges of Probate - - On an Order relative to foreign attachment - - On an Order relative to the fees of Justices of the Peace - - On an order relative to Clerks of Courts renewing Execution - - On an order relative to repealing an act to prevent the destruction of Moose and Deer that legislation is inexpedient, were severally read & accepted in concurrence

Leave to withdraw was granted in concurrence Petition of John Lee & others - - M.F. Kimball & others - - Arthur McArthur & others -

Bill - An Act to establish a Seminary for the purpose of promoting useful learning, and for the better qualifying Primary School Teachers, was read 1st & 2d time & Friday at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d reading

Bill - An Act to abolish imprisonment for debt was read a 1st & 2d time and Tuesday of next week assigned for a 3d reading at 10 oclock

Resolve in favor of the Road from Moosehead Lake to Brighton - - respecting the reductions of the tolls on Vaughans Bridge - were severally read once & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading.

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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