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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P068A.pdf)

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A message was received from the Governor transmitting a communication from Thomas Freeman Spear, a distinguished artist of the City of Boston, offering to dispose of to the State, a portrait of Washington, copied by him from Stewart's celebrated picture of the "Father of his Country" - read and referred to the Committee on Public Buildings. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Bill relative to the collection of State Taxes and assessments made by County Commissioners (introduced in the House) was read once, and the same, on motion of Mr. Severance, was ordered to lie on the table.

Bill to incorporate the town of Greenville (reported by Mr. Jewett from the Committee on Incorporation of Towns, on petition of the Assessors and Clerk of Haskell Plantation;) -"- to incorporate the town of Wilson (reported by the same Gentleman from the same Committee, on petition of Nelson Savage and others;) -"- additional respecting manufacturing Companies (reported in the House by the Committee on Manufacturers to which were referred "Bill additional respecting Manufacturing Companies" and an order relative to the same;) -"- authorizing the first Congressional Parish in the town of Kittery to sell parsonage land (reported in the House by the Committee on Parishes on petition

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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