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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P074A.pdf)

138. Thurs. Feb 2.

Petition of Eliab Latham and others; -"- of Joseph Howland and others, praying for the abolition of Capital Punishment severally read and referred to the Committee that have under consideration, the Resolve to amend the Constitution relative to Bail, in concurrence.

Petition of John Averil and others, inhabitants of the town of Orono: -"- of Nathaniel Wilson and others, of the town of Orono, praying that the Share of the Surplus Revenue apportioned to this State be divided to the several cities, towns and plantations, according to the present population - read and referred to the committee that have under consideration to much of the Governors Message as relates to the Surplus Revenue, in concurrence.

Petition of James Fuller and others, praying for a Charter to build a toll Bridge across the Sebasticook River, in Palmyra: -"- of Moses Hanscome and others, praying for the passage of a law regulating the harnessing of single sleighs - severally read and referred to the Committee on Roads and Bridges, in concurrence.

Petition of John Bennock and others, praying for an extension of the time to finish and complete the Stillwater Canal; -"- of Benjamin Shaw and others, in

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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