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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P085B.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 Bills]

Mr. Stebbins from the committee upon that subject, reported Bill to prevent the buying and selling of domant titled,” which was read once and committed, and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading.

Bill incorporating certain persons for the purpose of building a Bridge in Calais,” and

Bill to incorporate the Brewer Meeting House Corporation,” were read a 2d time & passed to be engrossed with amendments: sent down for concurrence.

[Left margin: Statement of lands granted]

A statement of the quantity of public lands granted to the several towns in this State,” committed in the House to the Committee on State Lands, came up for concurrence, and was read and concurred.

[Left margin: Committee on the powers of surveyors &c of Highways]

Order of the House that Messrs. Williams, Carpenter and Robbins, with such as the Senate may join, be a committee to consider what provision, if any, is necessary to restrain the powers vested in surveyors of highways and in selectmen of towns, as to the expenditure of money beyond the sum voted by the town for repair of the Highways, with leave to report by Bill or otherwise,” came up for concurrence: Read and concurred, and Mesrs. Green and Holland were joined.

[Left margin: Report on petition]

Mr. Holland from the committee, on petition of Nathaniel Cushman, reported that he have leave to bring in a Resolve: Read, accepted and sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Bill]

Bill to repeal an Act to establish a ministerial fund in Chesterville”, was read once and committed, and tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 2d reading. Bill

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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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