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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P131B.pdf)

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253. House of Representatives

Friday February 22. 1833

Met according to adjournment.

Report on Petition of Selectmen of Washington - granting leave to withdraw, was read and accepted sent up for concurrence.

Ordered that when this House adjourn, it adjourn until three o'clock this afternoon - and the Clerk by Message acquainted the Senate therewith.

Bill - in addition to the several Acts for the preservation of Fish in the waters of the Penobscot River and its tributary Streams - was taken up and ordered to be recommitted - sent up for concurrence.

Bill - providing for the Choice of Representatives to Congress - was read a third time as taken into the new draft - when Mr Barnard of Alna proposed to amend the Bill after the words "Somerset District" in Section 2. line 23 by striking out the following words - "In each of the foregoing Districts one Representative shall be chosen - the Counties of Lincoln and Waldo shall compose one District and be called the Lincoln and Waldo District in which two Representatives shall be chosen on one list" and insert in lieu thereof the following words - "The County of Lincoln shall compose one district and be called the Lincoln District - The County of Waldo shall compose one District and be called the Waldo District - In each of the foregoing Districts one Representative shall be chosen" - and on motion of Mr Small of Monmouth, the question on so amending

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1833

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