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House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P088B.pdf)


Bill repealing the act to set off Cornelius Thompson and his estate from the town of Bowdoin to the town of Lisbon, was read a third time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve in favor of Abel Gibion, was read a second & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Resolve for locating a road from Mattanawcook to Houlton was read a second time & passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.

Bill to repeal the 26th Sec. of an act entitled an act to organize, govern & discipline the Militia of this State, was assigned for a 3rd reading at 10 oclock tomorrow

Ordered that the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to consider the expediency of reporting a Bill revoking the charter of the Vassalboro Bank, and that the report of the committee on banks & Banking in relation to the Vassalboro Bank be referred to said committee read & passed. Sent up for concurrence

A message was received from the Senate by Mr Hutchinson their Secretary, informing the House that the Senate have elected on their part Col Isaac Hodson Major General of the 3rd Division of the Militia of this State, in concurrence with the House. Resolve to provide for establishing the line between Gray and Windham, was read a second time & indefinitely postponed

Bill altering the Militia System of this State, reported in this House by the committee on the Militia & Military affairs, was read 1st & 2nd time tomorrow at 10 oclock assigned for a 3rd reading.

Petition of Isaac Ilsley that the jurisdiction of Whales back & Wood Island may be ceded to the United States, was read &


The journal of the House of Representatives 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: Englsih

Date: 1827

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