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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P040A.pdf)

72 [1825 January 15] the House to the Joint Committee appointed this day to consider the subject of the salaries of Judges of Probate; came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Petition referred] Petition of the Trustees of Ministerial and School funds in Dixmont for authority to appropriate a part thereof to the use for which it was intended, committed in the House to the Committee on Incorporation of Parishes &c, came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Remonstrance] Remonstrance of John Howard and others agt. Petition of Ignatius Haskell, committed in the House to the Committee on New Trials; came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Committee on the subject of Notice of the appointment & qualification of certain officers] On motion of Mr. Fairbanks, Ordered that Messrs. Fairbanks and Stebbins be a committee with such as the House may join, to take into consideration the expediency of enacting a law requiring the sheriffs of the several Counties in this State to give public notice of the appointment and qualification of their Deputies; also Clerks of Courts of Sessions to give public notice of the qualification of the Coroners appointed within their respective Counties; and also Treasurers of towns and plantations to give similar notice of the election and qualification of Constables, within their respective towns and plantations; with leave to report by Bill or otherwise: Sent down for concurrence, was concurred and Messrs. Spring, Hill and Stephenson were joined.

Adjourned Attest Charles B. Smith Secy.

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: 1825

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