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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P013B.pdf)

3 organized & have chosen the Hon. Benjamin Ames Speaker and James L. Child [Esq] Clerk of the same.

[Legislature attend divine service] The Legislature being organized the President of the Conven-tion accompanied by the Treasurer and Secretary of State pro tem. and attended by the Sheriff of Cumberland and also accompa-nied by the two Branches of the Legislature proceeded to the Meet-ing House of the First Parish in Portland when the throne of grace was addressed by the Rev. Mr. Nichols agreeably to the appointment of the convention which formed the constitution of the State.

After which the Senate returned to the Senate Chamber & adjourned until the afternoon.

Afternoon

Met according to adjournment & adjourned until tomor-row morning at 9 o'clock.

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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Language: English

Date: 1820-1821

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