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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P210B.pdf)


An additional Resolve relating to the Blind (introduced in the House) read once and referred to the Joint Select Committee on the subject of the Insane Hospital, in concurrence.

Resolve providing for the payment of Clerk hires in the Adjutant General's Office came up from the House recommitted to the Committee on the Militia with instructions to report a statement of facts including the amount paid the Adjutant General yearly since 1824 -- read and referred in concurrence.

Bill to increase the Capital Stock of Augusta Bank was taken up -- and the question of passing the same to be engrossed was decided in the negative as follows, to wit;

Yeas, Messrs Benson, Clark Jarvis, McIntire, Severance and Talbot ---- 6. Nays, Messrs Allen, Fish, Frye, Greene, Jewett, Johnson, Kelsey, Latham, Manter, Merrow, Miller, Pierce, Purington, Staples, Strickland and Swift ---- 16.

Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

The Committee on Engrossed Bills reported and correctly engrossed Resolve for the distribution of the Field Tents belonging to the State, -- relating to the discussion of Slavery in the State of Maine, -- directing the printing of certain Documents, -- respecting the Shire town in the County of Hancock, -- on Col. Stephen A. Long's report on the routes from the Seaboard of Maine to the Canadian Frontier

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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