Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P012B.pdf)
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State of Maine Portland Wednesday May 31 1820 This being the day designated by the Constitution of the State of Maine for the assembling of the first Legislature thereof, the following gentlemen being regularly returned as Senators appeared in the Senate Chamber at 11 o'clock a.m. Viz. from the County of York Hon. William Moody " Josiah W. Seaver " John McDonald
From the County of Cumberland Hon. Joseph E. Foxcroft
From the County of Lincoln Hon. Nathaniel Green
From the County of Hancock Hon. Andrew Witham
From the County of Washington Hon. Jeremiah O'Brien
From the County of Kennebeck Hon. John Chandler " Joshua Gage " Timothy Boutelle
From the County of Oxford Hon. Samuel Small " James W. Ripley
From the County of Somerset Hon. John Moore " William Kendall
From the County of Penobscot Hon. William D. Williamson
At 1/2 past eleven o'clock the President of the Convention accompanied by the Secretary & Treasurer pro tempore, & attended by the Sheriff of Cumberland County came into the Senate Chamber and the gentlemen afore named took and subscribed the oaths prescribed by the Constitution to qualify them to discharge the duties of their office.
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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