Transcribe Page

Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P014B.pdf)

5

and Jonathan Page Esqr who has 1038 votes, they having severally the greatest number of votes next after the afore named gentlemen elected.

In the County of Lincoln The whole number of votes is 12199 Necessary to make a choice 2034 Nathaniel Green Esqr has 2722 Erastus Foote Esqr has 2072 and they are chosen

In this county, there is one vacancy to be filled by the Legislature and the candidates are Benjamin Cushing Esqr who has 1924 & David Rose Esqr who has 1847 votes, they having severally the greatest number of votes next after those elected. The votes given in the Town of Montville in this county for Senators, viz. for Nathaniel Green 136, Daniel Rose 126, Edward Killeran 134 & Benjamin Cushing 13, the committee have rejected; because by the Deposition of John Twitchell the town-clerk, & Richard Small who acted as town-clerk pro-tempore, at the meeting & attested the return made to the Secretary's Office, it is proved that the said Richard Small was neither chosen by the Inhabitants of the town nor sworn as clerk on that occasion. The return is also, informal as to the different persons named town Clerks.

In the County of Hancock The whole number of votes for Senators is 5288 Necessary to make it a choice 1323 Andrew Witham Esqr has 1833 & he is elected. Your committee find, that in the County these is one vacancy to be filled by the Legislature & that the candidates are George Ulmer Esqr who has 1286 votes and Abel W. Atherton Esqr who has 992 votes being the greatest number given for gentlemen next after the one elected.

In the County of Washington The whole number of votes is 1331 Necessary to make a choice 666

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.

Link to document in Digital Maine

Language: English

Date: 1820-1821

Image 27 of 478