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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P042B.pdf)

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Clerks are delinquent in duty, for not causing the lists of votes in their respective towns for Governor or Senators of this State, or Representatives to Congress to be returned to the Secretary's Office as prescribed by the Constitution and laws of this State, - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of repealing an Act of March 17, 1831, entitles an "Act concerning Corporations," or of so instructing the same that it shall not extend to Companies incorporated for the construction of Rail Roads and Canals. - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of modifying the oath required of poor Debtors in an Act entitles an "Act for the relief of Poor Debtors. - passed March 24, 1835", read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the equal distribution of property assigned for the benefit of creditors, - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives appointing a Joint Select Committee, consisting on the part of the House of one from each County. Messrs Hobbs of Eastport, Ide of Frankfort, Shaw of Orono, Bradbury of Athens, McMillan of Fryeburg, Chadwick of Gardiner, Bunker of Cranberry Isle, Reed of Phipsburg, Woodbury of

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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