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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P102A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 February 15.

Committee on the subject of Contracts made with Commissioners of Massachusetts]

On motion of Mr. Kelsey,

Ordered that the committee on State Lands be directed to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Land Agent to carry into effect contracts made by the Commissioners of the Land of Massachusetts, with settlers on Township number four, first range, North of the Bingham Kennebec Purchase; and all others, who have settled on lands now belonging to this State, under contracts with said Commissioners; with leave to report by Resolve or otherwise: sent down for concurrence: concurred.

[Left margin: Bill]

Bill to prevent the destruction of shoals or beds of Lobsters about the Bay at the mouth of Saco River,” was read a 2d time and committed for amendment to Messrs. Scammon, Green and Shepard.

[Left margin: Resolve]

A message was received from the House informing, that they had amended the engrossed Resolve in favor of Heman Nye,” and passed the same to be reengrossed, and requesting the concurrence of the Senate: and

The Senate so far reconsider their former votes as to concur the House therein.

Resolve accepted a Deed of Joshua Gage & als. to the State,” was then taken up and referred to the next Legislature.

[Left margin: Message]

The Secretary of State came in and laid on the table a special message from the Governor relating to the accounts of Jackson Davis, an Agent for the Penobscot Indians: Read & referred to Messrs Southwick, Kelsey and Scammon. 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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