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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P042B.pdf)

79 [1825] [Resolve] respecting depredations on the Public Lands" which was read and passed to be engrossed: Sent down for concurrence.

[Committee on Parishes] On motion of Mr. Dunlap, Ordered that the Committee on Parishes and other Religious Societies, be instructed to enquire into the expediency of authorizing and empowering Parishes to appoint Treasurers of Parishes Collectors of Taxes therein, in the same manner as towns are now authorized by law to do: Sent down for concurrence, and came up concurred.

[Report on Petition] Mr. Whitney from the Committee on the Petition of John Watts and others, Reported that the Petitioners cause an attested copy of their petition with the order thereon to be published in the Eastern Argus, a paper printed in Portland, thirty days at least before the first Wednesday of the first session of the next Legislature: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence, and came up concurred.

[Order concerning the Land Agents report] Order of the House that the Committee on State Lands be instructed to print the whole or such part of the Report of the Land Agent and accompanying papers referred to them, as may in their opinion, be interesting to the Legislature, and productive of the public benefit, came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Petition referred] On motion of Mr. Green, Ordered that the petition of Dudley Fogg and others be taken from the files and laid on the table: Referred to the Committee on Incorporation of towns; sent down for concurrence, and came up concurred.

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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