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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P218B.pdf)


Bill to regulate private Booms on Kennebec River was read the second time, and the same, on motion of Mr. Benson, was ordered to lie on the table.

Bill for the regulation of Innholders, Common Victuallers and other purposes was taken up and amended, Mr. Merrow moved to indefinitely postpone the same; and the question of indefinite postponement, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the affirmative as follows, to wit: Yeas. Messrs. Allen, Clark, Fish, Greene, Jewett, Mantor, Merrow, Pierce, Purrington, Spear, Staples, Strickland, Swift, Talbot and Weeks _______ 15. Nays: Messrs. Benson, Jarvis, Johnson, Kelsey, Latham, McIntire, Miller, Robinson, and Severance 9 Sent down for concurrence. Concurred

A message was received from the Governor laying before the Legislature the Preamble and Resolution recently adopted by the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the subject of the unadjusted controversy between this County and Great Britain relative to the North Eastern Boundary of the United States ---- read and referred to a Joint Select Committee consisting on the part of the Senate of Messrs. Johnson, Jarvis and Talbot, with such as the House may join. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred and Messrs. Holmes of Alfred, Soule of Freeport, Hamlin of Hampden, Foster of Pembroke, Jewall of Bath, Paris of Buckfield and Wilson of Bingham are joined on the part of the House.

Bill to incorporate the Belfast Bank was read the second time. and the question of passing the same to be engrossed was decided in the affirmative as follows, to wit:

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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