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CHAP. XXXIX. Resolve respecting Lands in Maine. February 3d, 1821.
The Committee of both Houses to whom was referred the Message of His Excellency the Governor, covering the proceedings of the Legislature of the State of Maine, as to a compromise in relation to the lands, the property of this Commonwealth, in said State, &c.
Report, That from the proceedings of the State of Maine, as well as by the passage of a resolve of the present General Court, it has become necessary, that a Committee should be appointed by the Legislature, as is in said resolve provided. The Committee therefore recommend the passage of the following resolve. All which is submitted.
JOHN WELLS, Per Order.
Resolved, That the Honorable Messrs. Brooks and Dwight, Hubbard, Burghardt and Hooper, be a Committee on the part of this State, to perform all the duties required by a resolve passed on the twenty sixth day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one, 6 giving full power and authority to negociate, settle, adjust and determine with the Committee of said State of Maine, all the stipulations, terms and conditions of a contract, by which the right, title and interest of this Commonwealth, in the said lands, may be transferred to the State of Maine."
Resolve for County Taxes. February 8th, 1821.
Whereas, the Treasurers of the following counties have laid their accounts before the Legislature, which accounts have been examined and allowed; and whereas, the Clerks of the Courts of Sessions for said counties, have exhibited
estimates made by said courts, of the necessary charges which may arise within the said several counties for the year ensuing, and of the sums necessary to discharge the debts of said counties :
Resolved, That the sums annexed to the several counties, contained in the following schedule be, and the same are hereby granted as a tax for each county respectively, to be apportioned, assessed, paid, collected, and applied for the purposes aforesaid, according to law, viz. : County of Hampden, five thousand dollars, - - . $5000 County of Berkshire, four thousand dollars, . - 4000 County of Worcester, twelve thousand dollars, - 12000 County of Middlesex, nine thousand dollars, . . 9000 County of Suffolk, thirty five thousand dollars, - 35000 County of Dukes' County, one thousand dollars, . 1000 County of Barnstable, eighteen hundred dollars, 1800 County of Bristol, three thousand five hundred dollars, 3500 County of Franklin, three thousand dollars, .- 3000 County of Norfolk, four thousand dollars, - - 4000 County of Essex, three thousand five hundred dollars, 3500 County of Hampshire, three thousand dollars, - - 3000
Resolve authorizing the Treasurer to Borrow Money.
February 9th, 1821.
Resolved, That the Treasurer of this Commonwealth, be, and he hereby is authorized, and directed to borrow of any of the banks in Boston, any sum not exceeding twenty five thousand dollars, in addition to the sum which he is authorized and directed to borrow, by a resolve passed on the sixteenth of June last, that may at any time within the current political year be necessary for the payment of the ordinary demands made on the Treasury; and that he pay any sum he may borrow, as soon as money sufficient for the purpose, and not otherwise appropriated, shall be received into the Treasury.
Gentlemen of the House of Representatives,
The Secretary will lay before you a letter I have received from the Governor of the State of Ohio, dated the twenty second day of January last, together with sundry resolutions of the General Assembly of that State, on the subject of certain proceedings of the Bank of the United States, against the officers of said State, in the United States Circuit Court.
JOHN BROOKS. Council Chamber, February 9th, 1821.
Resolve on the communication of George W. Coffin.
February 9th, 1821.
On the communication of George W. Coffin, Agent of the Land Office, relative to certain letters of attorney required of Catharine Drowne and others;
Resolved, For reasons set forth in said communication, that the letters of attorney required (by a resolve passed the twenty seventh of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirteen,) of Catharine Drowne and others, be, and hereby are dispensed with : And said Agent is hereby authorized to execute conveyances to said Catharine Drowne and others, their heirs and assigns, notwithstanding said letters of attorney have not been made and executed, any thing in the said resolve to the contrary notwithstanding.
CHAP. XLVIII. Resolve for paying Ward Lock, Assistant Messenger of the
Governor and Council. February 14th, 1821.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid from the trea: sury of this Commonwealth, to Ward Lock, Assistant Messenger of the Governor and Council, two dollars for each and every day he has been, or may be employed in that capacity, during the present session of the Council.
February 14th, 1821.
Resolved, That the further time of nine months, from the twenty fourth day of February instant, be allowed for the location of all grants and conveyances of lands, at any time heretofore made on the part of the Commonwealth, and not yet located; which said locations shall be determined and actually made within the said term of nine months, from the twenty fourth day of the present month, and not afterwards; and it shall be the duty of the Agent of the Land Office to give to all claimants of such unlocated grants and conveyances, notice forthwith, of the time limited for said locations.
CHAP. L. Resolve granting Benjamin Pollard, Esquire, $17 67, for
copies of Articles of Impeachment against Judge Prescott. February 14th, 1821.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid to Benjamin Pollard, the Clerk of the House, out of the public treasury, the sum of sixteen dollars and sixty seven cents, in full for the services of persons employed by him, agreeably to the order of the House on the third day of February current, directing him to cause to be made out seven copies of the articles of impeachment, against James Prescott, Esquire, for the use of the Managers of this House, and that His Excellency the Governor be requested to draw his warrant on the treasury therefor.
Resolve for paying Thomas Walcutt. February 15th, 1821.
Resolved, That there be allowed and paid to Thomas Walcutt, a Clerk in the Lobbies, for his assistance of the Members of the Legislature, seventy five dollars, in full for his services during the present session of the Legislature.
February 15th, 1821.
Resolved, That there be paid out of the treasury of this Commonwealth to the Clerk of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives, respectively, seven dollars per day, and to the Assistant Clerk of the Senate, and to the Assistant Clerk of the House of Representatives, each, the sum of five dollars per day, for each and every day they have, or may be employed in that capacity, during the present session of the Legislature; and the Governor is requested to draw his warrant accordingly.