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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P136A.pdf)

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of receiving petitions of a private nature came up from the House amended by striking out all after the word "Ordered" and inserting "that all petitions of a private nature received by this Legislature from and after the fourth day of March next be referred without committal, to the next Legislature, without special direction to the contrary" - read, adopted and passed in concurrence,

The Committee of the House on Finance, to which was referred an order relative to a State tax, reported that a State tax is not necessary for the purpose of defraying the current expenses of the Government the ensuing year and ought not to be assessed on the inhabitants of this State - read and accepted in concurrence.

Mr. Jewett from the Committee on Incorporation of Towns, reported leave to withdraw on petition of Jesse Brown and others, and John Strout and others - read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

Mr. Benson from the Committee on Rail Roads and Canals, to which was recommitted "Bill additional to incorporate the Bangor and Orono Rail Road Company, with special instructions reported in a statement of facts - read, and said Bill and the report on motion of

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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