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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P123A.pdf)


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Senate February 24th, 1825.

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Bill additional to an Act to promote the sale and settlement of Public Lands,” was read once and committed to Messrs. Dunlap, Green and Campbell, and 3 oclock P.M. assigned for a 2d reading.

The Senate so far reconsider their vote by which they passed to be engrossed the

Bill in addition to an Act for incorporating certain persons for building a Bridge over Back Cove between Portland and Falmouth,” as to adopt an amendment in the same; and a

Message was sent to the House informing them thereof, and requesting their concurrence.

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A message was also sent to the House proposing a Convention of the two Houses at 4 oclock P.M. for the purpose of filling the vacancy in the Senate occasioned by the resignation Jonas Parlin Jun. Esq. and requesting their concurrence.

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Ordered that the Bill authorizing Towns to assess a tax on the owners of Dogs,” be taken from the files and laid on the table: Referred to Messrs. Churchill, Southwick and Dunlap.

Mr. Churchill from the Committee to whom was referred the

Bill authorizing towns to assess a tax on the owners of Dogs,” reported the same as in the original draft, which was read twice and passed to be engrossed: sent down for concurrence.

The committee on engrossed Bills reported the fol-[?]

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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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