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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P202B.pdf)


- " on order that the Counties shall be entitled to receive and retain ferries [?] & forfeitures that legislation is inexpedient was read & accepted. Sent up for concurrence.

Petition of Amos M Roberts & others to be incorporated as the Penobscot River Rail Road Company was read & referred in concurrence to the next Legislature.

Bill - An Act in addition to an act entitled "an act to secure to owners their property in logs, masts, spars & other timber came from the Senate amended for concurrence, and the House passed the Bill to be engrossed as amended in concurrence.

Bill - An Act incorporating the Vassalboro Paper Manufacturing Company was read a third time & passed to be engrossed as amended. Sent up for concurrence.

Resolve concerning the State Prison was taken up, read a second time and 300 copies of the same, ordered to be printed for the use of the members.

Resolve for the purchase of a national flag for the use of the State was read a second time & passage refused.

Bill - An Act to establish a municipal court in the town of Augusta, came from the Senate that body insisting upon their vote passing the Bill to be engrossed as amended - proposing a conference and appointing as Conferees on their part Messrs Severance, Johnson & Benson - The House insist upon their vote passing

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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