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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P159B.pdf)


Report on the petition of Stephen Parlin & others referring the same to the next Legislature was read & accepted. Sent up for concurrence.

Bill An Act allowing costs to persons charged with crimes in certain cases, was read a 3d time and amended, and then the further consideration of the subject postponed until Thursday next.

Resolve for investing money in Bank Stock and receiving dividends - was read a second time and indefinitely postponed. Sent up for concurrence.

Adjourned till afternoon -

Afternoon - Met according to adjourned.

Leave to Withdraw was granted in concurrence on Petition of Nathan Winslow & others - - John B Cross & others -

Bill - An Act to incorporate the Vassalboro & Sidney Dam Company, came from the Senate recommitted for concurrence and the House concurred

Bill - An Act prohibiting the emission and circulation of Bank Bills of a small denomination & certain others came from the Senate amended as on sheet annexed marked A for concurrence - and the House pass the Bill to be engrossed in concurrence and the question was decided by yeas & nays as follows yeas 95 nays 54. [ See appendix page 91.]

An Act concerning Stud Horses & Jacks, was read a 1st & 2d time & tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3d 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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