Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P042A.pdf)
Tues. Jan. 17. 74.
of Bangor and Paine of Hallowell with such as the Senate may join - read and Messrs. Manning, Woodbury and Higgins were joined in concurrence.
Petition of Seth Bailey and others, praying for the abolition of Capital Punishment - read and referred to the committee that have under consideration the Resolve to amend the Constitution relative to Bail, in concurrence.
Petition of the town of Gorham for appropriation of Surplus Revenue for Rail Road read and referred to the Committee on the Surplus Revenue in concurrence.
Petition of Jonathan Greenleaf praying for a deed - read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary in concurrence.
Petition of Thomas Taylor, praying for remuneration for damage sustained while on Military duty read and referred to the Committee on Military Pensions, in concurrence.
Petition of Samuel M. Pond and another praying for incorporation of trustees of the parishes fund in Bucksport read and referred to the Committee on Parishes, in concurrence.
Petition of Isaac W. Robinson and others
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