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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P083A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 February 4th

Committee on Fees of Register of Deeds]

New Trials be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering the law regulating Registers of Deeds, that they may be exempted from the duty of seventeen cents, now required by law on all instruments by them recorded, where the income of their respective offices shall not exceed ___ Dollars, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise, came up for concurrence: Read and concurred.

[Left margin: Reports on Petitions]

Mr. Campbell from the committee,

on petition of a Committee of Bangor”, and

on petition of Samuel Sillsbee & als.”

reported that they severally have leave to bring in a Bill: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Bills]

Bill additional respecting the admission of Attorneys,” and

Bill incorporating certain persons for the purpose of building a Bridge in Calais,” passed to be engrossed in the House, came up for concurrence, and were read once and committed, and monday next at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.

Bill in addition to an Act respecting Pounds and impounding beasts going at large or damaging feasant [pheasant],” passed to be engrossed in the House, came up for concurrence, was read once and committed to Messrs. Dunlap, Stebbins and Prime, and wednesday next at 10 o clock assigned for a 2d reading.

Order of the House that the committee on Turnpikes, Bridges and Canals be instructed to inquire into the expediency of giving a longer time to the Cum[?]

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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