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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P055B.pdf)


and Builders Granite Company; Petition of William L. Wheeler and others, praying to be incorporated by the name of the Boston and Augusta Steam Mill Company severally read and referred to the Committee on Manufactures, in concurrence.

Petition of Peter Talbot and others, praying for the abolition of Capital Punishment and the alteration of the Constitution - read and referred to the Committee that have under consideration the Resolve for the amendments of the Constitution relative to Bail, in concurrence.

Remonstrance of Dominicus G. Irish and others against the petition of Thomas S. Redlon [?] and others, praying to be set off from Baldwin to Sebago - read and referred to the Committee on Division of Towns in concurrence.

Mr Swift, from the Committee on Roads and Bridges reported leave to withdraw on petition of inhabitants of Sumner, and inhabitants of New Sharon and Legislation expedient on "Bill prescribing the mode of making and repairing highways" severally read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred. Bill making appropriations for the support of the Government was read the second time and passed to be engrossed in concurrence. Adjourned. Attest, William Trafton, Secretary.

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: 1837

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