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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P222A.pdf)


dollars of this sum being the avails of four townships of lands purchased of them by the State, and eight thousand dollars received from individuals for land and timber, belonging to this Tribe, with interest on said sums. Two thousand dollars more are due from the same persons, which when received from the Treasury will be added to this fund. I recommend therefor that a Board of Commissioners be established for the purpose of interesting and managing these funds, conforming in substance to the mode proposed in the Report proposed in the Report of the Treasurer of State, which will in due time be laid before you. In concurrence with this subject, I submit the prosperity of causing the lands belonging to the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indians (excepting a small lot in the town of Pemy) to be sold and the rails [?] funded for their benefit. They are not wanted by the Indians for cultivation, and are greatly exposed to the inroads of trespassers, the more so on account of their proximity to a foreign State, into which offenders with their plunder may easily escape. In relation to the North Eastern Boundary, I have received no other intelligence during the past year than that which has recently been made public by the annual Message of the National Executive to Congress to may in the confidence be expected that the good understanding now existing between the United States and Great Britain, alike honorable to both nations, will lead to such an adjustment of our border difficulties, as will receive the ratification of the people of this State. It cannot have escaped your observation that the act passed at the last Session of the Legislature, prohibiting the use and circulation of Bank bills of the denomination of one dollar, and of other denominations prospecting

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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