Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P076B.pdf)
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-ing question viz: If the Legislature shall abolish the punishment of death, will the crime of murder, become by the Constitution a bailable offence? - read and passed in concurrence.
On motion of Mr Purinton, Ordered that the Joint Standing Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of fixing by law, some mode of securing faithful and prompt returns, by the Selectmen of the several towns, Alderman of Cities and Assessors of Plantations of their number of scholars &c. as now required by an Act of the 11th of March 1834: and also to fix the compensation of Superintending School Committees, and to report by Bill or otherwise, Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Remonstrance of N. S. Littlefield and others against the division of the town of Bridgeton - read and referred to the Committee on Incorporation of Towns. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Petition of the Selectmen of the town of Appleton in behalf of said town, praying for assistance to build a County Road - read and referred to the Delegation from Waldo in concurrence.
Petition for John Ellis and others, praying that township No. 2. second Range, Bingham purchase, East of Kennebec River, may be incorporated into a town - read and referred,
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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