Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P079A.pdf)
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Wednesday, February 3. 1836.
Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of requiring by law presiding Officers in our City, town and plantation meetings held on the second Monday of September annually, to read to the Electors on the opening of said meeting the third section of an Act entitled "an additional Act regulating elections" passed March 1831. - read and passed in concurrence.
Petition of the Trustees of Foxcroft Academy, praying for a grant of land or money - read and referred to the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Petition of John G. Heath and others, praying for alteration of the law for the regulation of Mills - read and referred to the Committee on Interior Waters, in concurrence;
Petition of Denny McCobb and others, praying for an Academy in Waldoborough - read and referred to the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions in concurrence.
Petition of John F. Potter and others, praying for the incorporation of the town of Bridgeport -read and referred to the Committee on Incorporation of Towns in concurrence.
Petition of Robert M. N. Smith and
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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