House Journal 1827 (30-318942-P090A.pdf)
Friday February 16th 1827
Met according to adjournment.
Reports on the petitions of the Inhabitants of Alexander- - of Joseph Seavery & others - - of the Inhabitants of Charlotte - - of the Inhabitants of Barring - granting leave to withdraw came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Warren Preston, granting leave for a Bill came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Report on the petition of Asa Cole & others, referring the same to the next Legislature, came from the Senate accepted for concurrence and the House concurred.
Bill regulating the fees of Jurors, was read 1st & 2nd time & tomorrow at ten oclock was assigned for a 3rd reading.
Resolve respecting the purchase of a standard of Weights & Measures was read and passed to be engrossed in concurrence with the Senate.
Resolve to aid the inhabitants of Fryeburg in rebuilding and maintaining the Canal Bridge, so called, across the Saco River, was read once, in new draft, and tomorrow at 20 oclock assigned for a second reading.
Mr Morrill of Chesterville has leave of absence after Tuesday next & Mr Stuckland of New Portland after Monday next, each during the remainder of the session.
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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