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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P088A.pdf)

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Saturday, February 6. 1836. Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire whether further legislation is necessary to authorize the County Commissioners for the County of Penobscot to locate County roads over lands belonging to, and in possession of the Penobscot Tribe of Indians - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the State Prison to inquire into the expediency of providing for the appointment of a Committee to repair to Thomaston and examine into the concerns of the State Prison - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of so far altering the law regulating the giving of bonds by constables and collectors, that when the Treasurer of any town is chosen Constable or collector, he shall give bonds to the Selectmen - read and passed in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of so modifying our criminal code that any person - that may be committed for a supposed offence, and who on trial shall be found innocent, may have some remuneration for his sufferings and loss of time, - read and passed in concurrence.

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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