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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P045A.pdf)


[In left margin: 1825 January 18.]

For the Incorporation of the Portland Female Charitable Society; and

[left margin: Petitions referred]

Petition of Selectmen of Dover for a grant of land, committed in the House to the Committee on Parishes, &c. came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[left margin: Bill]

Bill to exempt from taxation manufacturing companies of Cotton and wool for limited times, was read a 2d time, and referred to Messr. Dunlop, Scammon and Holland, and Thursday next at 10 o clock assigned for a further consideration of the same.

[Left margin: Petition referred]

Petition of Samuel Veazie and others, for a revision of the Militia Law, was read and referred to the Committee on the Militia &c. sent down for concurrence.

[Left margin: Committee on Highways]

Order of the House that the Committee on New Trials be instructed to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the Justices of the Court of Sessions, and the Selectmen of towns, when called upon to open High ways, when the lands reserved for that purpose are unfit, or the public good requires that they should be opened through the lots; to convey to the owners of those lots the range ways adjoining them at their just valuation as compensation for damages sustained; came up for concurrence, was read and concurred.

[Left margin:]

Petition of the Pejepscot proprietors and others, that the operation of the act relation to the limitation of actions real may be extended, committed in the House to the Committee on New Trials, came up for concurrence, was read

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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