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Thomas Hollis Transcript

Resolve

State of Maine

Resolve in favor of distributing blankets to the soldiers now encamped at Augusta

Resolved, That the governor be, and he hereby is, authorized to procure forthwith for the use of the troops now encamped at Augusta, while they shall remain in said city, such additional number of blankets as their health and comfort may require, and draw his order upon the State Treasurer for the cost of the same, payable out of any monies not otherwise appropriated.

In Ho. Of Reps. Jany 15, 1862.
Read twice, rules being suspended, amended as per sheet “A”, passed to be engrossed, sufe (?)
Chas. A. Miller Clerk

In Senate, January 16, 1862
Non-concurred in amendment of House, and passed Resolve to be engrossed as reported. Sent down for concurrence. James M. Lincoln Secretary


Amendment

"A"

Amend by striking out after word "City" the following – "such additional number of blankets as their health and comfort may require" and by inserting - "one blanket to each officer and private"