Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P139A.pdf)
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line at Somersworth - and also for a Rail Road from Portland through Scarboro to Hollis to intersect the preceeding, as the same were made by James Hall Engineer - read and referred to the Committee on Rail Roads and Canals. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred,
Report giving leave to withdraw on petition of Moses White was taken up - read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Bill to abolish imprisonment for debt (reported in new Draft by Mr. Talbot from the Select Committee to which said Bill had been committed) was read once and on motion of Mr. Greene ordered that 500 copies of the same be printed for the use of the Legislature.
Bill to renew the Charter of Kittery Point Bridge (reported by Mr. Talbot) from the Committee on Roads and Bridges on petition of William F. Gerrish and others;) -"- to authorize the Alderman of Cities and Selectmen of towns to appoint Measurers of Salt, Corn and Grain (reported by Mr. McIntire from the Committee on Manufactures on petition of E. Hodgkins and others;
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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