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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P017A.pdf)


For the District of Hancock, whole number 137. Necessary to a choice 69. and that the Hon. George Ulmer has 136 & is chosen.

The business for which the convention was formed, being finished the two Houses reported.

[Sos pro tem ordered to notify Senators elect]

Ordered that the Secretary of State pro tem. be directed to notify the Hon Barrett [?] Potter, Hon Jonathan Page, Hon. Daniel Rose & the Hon. George Ulmer that they have been constitutionally elected in convention of the two houses Senators of the State of Maine, & to request their immediate attendance to aid the Senate in their discharge of the public duty.

[Message sent down house]

Hon Mr Moody was charged with a message to the Hon. House to acquaint them that that the Senate pro tem having a convention of the two branches of the Legislature, this day at 4 oclock P.M. for the purpose of choosing seven counselors to advise the Governor in the executive part of government the ensuing law.

[Message came up]

Mr. Atherton came up with a message from the Hon House to acquaint the Senate that they concur in the time assigned for forming a convention for the purpose of electing seven counselors to advise the Governor in the executive part of Government the ensuing year.

[Convention to qualify Governor elect]

Agreeably to assignment, the two houses met in convention, when the Hon. William King, accompanied by the Treasurer & Secretary pro tempore of the state, and attended by the Sheriff of Cumberland came in and took & subscribed the oaths prescribed by the Constitution to qualify him for discharging the duties of the office of Governor of the State of Maine. Where on

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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