Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P112A.pdf)
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Tuesday February 16. 1836.
Order from the House of Representatives further instructing the Committee on Rail Roads and Canals, to which was recommitted their report in petition of the Bangor and Orono Rail Road Company, with the Bill reported by them for a statement of facts to report the same Bill in a new draft - read and the same on motion of Mr Latham was ordered to lie on the table.
Order from the House of Representatives. directing the Committee on Roads and Bridges to enquire into the expediency of repealing the existing laws, prohibiting travelers from riding over Bridges in this State, upon a gait faster than a walk - read and passed in concurrence.
Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on Roads and Bridges to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the more effectual removing of snow drifts and other obstructions in Roads in the Winter season - read and passed in concurrence.
Order from the House of Representatives, instructing the Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions to inquire into the expediency of appropriating the sum of Dollars for the purpose of furnishing a suitable Library and Philosophical apparatus to each of the incorporated Academics in this
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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