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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P178A.pdf)


was read a third time when Mr McIntire of Parsonsfield moved to amend by adding Section 4 in the words following "Be it further enacted That the several acts of incorporation of Banks in this state be so far altered and amended that Banks shall not be permitted to issue any Bill of a denomination between five and ten, or ten & twenty dollars from and after the passage of this act; nor shall they issue any bill of a denomination less than five dollars from and after the first day of June next. And the same prohibition shall extend to all Banks hereafter to be incorporated in this State" and the amendment was decided in the affirmative by yeas & nays as follows - yeas 97 nays 56 [ see appendix page 124.] and then the Bill was passed, with a further amendment, to be engrossed. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve for finishing the Gun House in Eastport was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence.

Bill An Act allowing additional pay to the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court was read 1st & 2d time and referred to Messrs Mildram of York, Wart of Cumberland, Watts of Lincoln, Bunker of Hancock, Whitney of Washington, Davis of Kennebec, Dillingham of Oxford, Smith of Somerset, Higgins of Penobscot & Millikin of Waldo Counties.

Bill - An Act to change the names of certain persons came from the Senate amended for concurrence, and the House adopted the amendments proposed by the Senate & passed the Bill to be engrossed in concurrence.

Bill - An Act prohibiting arrests and holding Courts to try civil causes on the fourth day of

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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