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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P063B.pdf)

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115.

Thursday, January 28, 1836.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions to inquire into the expediency of altering or amending the third Section of an Act passed March 11, 1834, to provide for the instruction of Youth. - read and passed in concurrence.

On motion of Mr. Jarvis, Ordered, that the Joint Standing Committee on Banks and Banking be directed to inquire into the expedience of limiting the term of maturity of notes, Bills of Exchange or any other paper, that may be discounted by Banks. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

On motion of Mr. Swift. Ordered, that the Committee on Manufactures be requested to inquire into the expediency of so altering the laws relative to the inspection of Pot and Pearl ashes as to add another number to the quality of Pot-ash by designating the purest and best Extra number one. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of Jesse Wadleigh and others, praying for alteration of the Charter of the Bangor and Orono Rail Road Company - read and referred to the Committee on Canals and Rail Roads. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Petition of John B. Cross and others praying to be incorporated for lumbering purposes - read and referred to the Committee on

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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