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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P035B.pdf)

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59. Friday, January 15, 1836.

On motion of Mr. Purinton. Resolved, that the Clerks of Courts in the several Counties in this State, be directed to furnish the Legislature a correct statement of the numbers of Committals, and also of convictions for the crime of Rape, Robbery with intent to kill. Burglary and such other breaking and entering of buildings as was punishable with death by the first section of an Act, passed the 28th day of February, 1821. Which has occurred since 1823 inclusive - distinctly stating the number of each. separately in each year.(as per schedule annexed to the order.) Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of N.G. Noncross and others praying for a Bank at Bangor, - read and referred to the Committee on Banks and Banking. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of Abiel Getchel and others, praying for the right to extend a Dam across the Kennebec at the "Six Mile Falls" in Vassalboro' and Sidney - Remonstrance of Abiel Getchel and others, against the petition of Jacob Southwick and others - severally read and referred to the Committee on Interior Waters. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Bill creating the Village of Brunswick into a Corporation for certain purposes was read the second time and amended and the same passed to be engrossed as amended. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Description: The journal of the Senate 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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