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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P098A.pdf)

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The Committee on Division of Towns reported leave to withdraw on petition of William Walker and others - read and accepted in concurrence.

The Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions reported legislation inexpedient on an order relative to the Commissioners for the improvement of Colleges &c. of Maine. - read and accepted in concurrence.

Order from the House of Representatives of the 4 inst relative to contested elections of Representatives was taken up and the same on motion of Mr Merrow was indefinitely postponed. Sent down for concurrence,

Bill to incorporate the Kennebec & Boston Steam Navigation Company, was taken up, and on motion of Mr Benson, the further consideration thereof postponed till to-morrow at ten o'clock.

Bill to fix the compensation of Superintending School Committees, was taken up the Senate insist on their former vote passing said Bill to be engrossed. Sent down for concurrence.

The Committee on Agriculture reported leave to withdraw on petition of Elijah Wood and others - read and accepted in concurrence,

Bill in addition to the several Acts now in force regulating partition fences. and the impounding of cattle damage-feasant

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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