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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P132B.pdf)

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255 the question on so amending was on motion of Mr. Gross of New Gloucester taken by Yeas and Nays and decided in the negative; Yeas 58. Nays 100. (see Appendix page ). Mr. Magoun of Bath then proposed to amend the second section by striking out after the word "District" in the 23. line, 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 the following - The County of Lincoln with the exception of the towns of Thomaston, Warren, Washington, Patrickton, Union, Friendship, St. George and Cushing in said County shall compose one District and be called the Lincoln District - The County of Waldo, together with the towns of Thomaston, Warren, Washington, Patrickton, Union, Friendship, St. George and Cushing in the County of Lincoln shall compose one District and be called the Waldo District - In each of the foregoing Districts one Representative shall be chosen - " and the question on so amending, on motion of Mr Shaw of Wiscasset was taken by Yeas and Nays and decided in the negative Yeas 55. Nays 90. (See Appendix page

) - Mr Finson of Hartland then proposed to amend the Bill by striking out all on the second page after the word "subserved" and insert the following - These considerations have induced your Committee to recommend that the State be districted as follows, to wit. York County compose one District, Cumberland one District, Oxford one District, Lincoln one District, Somerset one District, Waldo and Penobscot one District & Hancock and Washington one District and the question on so amending was on motion of Mr. Clark of Hallowell, taken by Yeas and Nays and decided in the negative - Yeas 67. Nays 78. (See Appendix page ) - and before any other question was taken thereupon an adjournment was called for.

And the House adjourned. After.

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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