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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P061B.pdf)


Petition of Ruel Williams and others, praying for a charter to build a Rail Road from Bangor through Augusta, Hallowell, Gardiner and Portland to New Hampshire Line; Petition of Gowen Wilson and others, praying to be incorporated by the name of the "East Machias Rail Road Company for the purpose of constructing a Rail Road from the Jackson Mills to tide waters - severally read and referred to the Committee on Rail Roads and Canals, in concurrence.

Petition of Ebenezer Webster and others, praying for a Village Charter to enable than to regulate a fire department at stillwater, in Orono; -"- of Cyrus Packard and others; -"- of Alpheus Davison and others, praying that the Constitution may be so amended that the people may elect their County Officers; Petition of Abigail Frost, praying that Charles Frost Jun and Lucy Norwood (children of Charles Frost and Abigail Frost) born out of wedlock - may be enabled to inherit the property of their father, Charles Frost - severally read and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, in concurrence.

Petition of Joseph Smith and others; -"- of James Fillebrown and others, praying for the passage of a law regulating

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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