Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P072B.pdf)
[Left margin: 1825]
Senate January 31. 1825.
[Left margin: Reports on Petitions]
On motion of Mr. Southwick, Ordered that the petition of Moses Sleeper & als. be laid on the table: Referred to the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals: Sent down for concurrence: concurred.
Mr. Holland from the committee, on petitions of Convers[?] Lilly & als. reported that they have leave to bring in a Bill: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence: concurred.
[Left margin: Bills]
Bill regulating the duties on commissiones,” was taken up and committed to Messrs. Dunlap, Parsons of Y. and Southwick.
Bill to incorporate the Portland Female Charitable Society,” was read once and committed, and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.
[Left margin: Resolve]
Resolve establishing the times of holding the Courts of Probate in the County of Penobscot,” was reported in a new draft, passed to be engrossed, and sent down for concurrence.
[Left margin: Committee to examine Land agents Books & Accounts]
On motion of Mr. Holland
Ordered that the committee on State Lands be instructed to examine the books and accounts of the Land Agent, and report thereon: sent down for concurrence: concurred.
[Left margin: Report on Petition]
Mr. Campbell from the committee, on petition of John Sargent, reported that he have leave to bring in a Resolve: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence. Mr.
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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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