Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P016B.pdf)
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port & Delano of Woolwich are joined.
["Message came up" in left margin]Mr. Virgin came up with a message from the Hon.
House to acquaint the Senate they concur in the time & place assigned for forming a convention to fill the vacancies at their board.
["Judge Parris' letter" in left margin]A letter was received from the Hon. Albion R. Parris
Treasurer of the State [notice?]. Enclosing a copy of Resolutions passed by the late convention which framed the Constitution of this State, relating to the settlement to be made with the Treasurer and declaring himself [?] a candidate for the Office of Treasurer of the State.
[Report of committee to wait on Gov. elect]
Hon. Mr Moody of the committee of both houses appointed to wait on the Hon William King & inform him that he has been elected agreeably to the provisions [?] of the constitution Governor of the State of Maine, reported that the committee have performed that service & that the Governor elect was pleased to say, that he would meet the Hon Houses in convention at 11 [?] o clock this day to be qualified agreeably to the constitution to enter [?] all [?] the election [?] of his office.
[Convention to fill vacancies in Senate]
Agreeably to assignment the two houses met in convention to fill the vacancies at [?] the Senate board when the votes being received sorted & counted were found as follows.
Votes for the District of Cumberland the number of votes 155. Necessary for a choice 78. & that the Hon. Barnet Potter had 128. Jonathan Page 104 & are chosen.
For the District of Lincoln whole number 155. Necessary to a choice 78 & that the Hon Daniel Rose had 119 & is chosen.
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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