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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P067A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 January 27

Committee on Fisheries]

On motion of Mr. Dunlap,

Ordered that the committee on Interior Fisheries be instructed to inquire into the expediency of amending the law regulating the Herring Fishery in this State, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Report on Petition]

Mr. Green from the committee, on petition of Joseph Williamson & als. reported that they have leave to bring in a Bill: Read and the subject recommitted with instructions for the committee to report a statement of facts: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Message]

The Secretary of State came in and laid on the table a special message from the Governor relating to the duties paid by the Inspector of Hops: Read and referred to Messrs. Churchill and Scammon with such as the House may join: sent down for concurrence: concurred and Messrs. Dunn, Pray and Chase were joined.

[Left margin: Petition referred]

Petition of Ovia Burrill & als. that Lubec may be made a half shire town,” referred in the House to the committee on Incorporation of towns, came up for concurrence: Read and concurred.

[Left margin: remonstrance]

Remonstrance of D. B. Bryant & als. against the petition of of Inhabitants of Lisbon and Lewiston,” was read and referred to the committee on New Trials: sent down for concurrence: concurred

[Left margin: Resolve]

Resolve appropriating certain lands to create a fund to meet the expences [expenses] incident to the Militia,” was read a 2d time and refused passage

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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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