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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P016A.pdf)


["Order to notify Mr. Foote" written in left margin.]

Ordered, that the Secretary of State pro tempore forthwith

notify Erastus Foote Esq, that he has been duly & constitu- tionally elected by the people, a Senator for the County of Lincoln, & that he is requested, immediately to attend & aid the Senate in his charge of public business.

["Report of committee on votes for Governor" written in left margin.]

"The committee appointed to receive & examine

the return votes given in the several towns & planta- tions for Governor made the following report. viz.

The committee of both Houses to whom was referred

the returns of votes for Governor, given in the several towns & plantations within this state. - Have attended to that service and [rule?] leave respectfully to report - that they find the whole numbers of votes given in the several towns & plantations which have been duly returned to the Office of Secretary of State pro tem to be twenty two thousand nine hundred & four- teen - Necessary to a choice - 11,458 and that the Hon. William King has 21,083 votes & he is chosen.

And the committee further report that they find

no return form the town of Greenwood in the County of Oxford-

All of which is submitted Mr. Moody per order " Read & accepted & sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred.

["Committee to wait on Mr King" written in left hand margin]

biden [?], that the Hon. Messrs Moody & Ripley with

such as the Hon. House may join be a committee to wait on all the Hon. William King & inform him that he has been elected agreeably to the provisions of the constitution, Gover- nor of the State Maine & that the two Houses will convene in the Representatives chamber for the purpose of con- stitutionally qualifying him for that office, whenever it may be convenient for him to attend for that purpose. Read & sent down for concurrence. Came up con- curred & Messrs Emery of Portland, Burgin of East-

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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