Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P018A.pdf)
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[Convention for Election of Counselors]
in convention for the purpose of choosing seven counselors to advise the Governor in the executive part of Government. When the votes being received, sorted, & counted are found to be as follows,
Whole number of ballots 151. Necessary to a choice 76. Isaac Law Esq. had 90 Mark Harris Esq. had 150 Abiel Wood Esq. had 79 Thomas Fillebrown Esq. had 115 William C. Whitney Esq. had 146 William Webber Esq. had 138 William Emerson Esq. had 138 and are chosen.
The business of the convention being finished the two Houses separated
[Secretary ordered to notify Counselors elect.]
Ordered, that the Secretary of State pro tempore, notify the Hon. Isaac Law, Mark Harris, Abiel Wood, Thomas Fillebrown, William C. Whitney, William Webber & William Emerson that they have been chosen Counselors by joint ballot of the Senators & the Representatives in convention, agreeably to the Constitution of the State to advise the Governor in the executive part of government for the year ensuing & to require their immediate attendance on the duties of their office.
Voted that when the Senate adjourn, they adjourn to meet tomorrow at 9 oclock am.
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