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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P018B.pdf)


In Senate, Friday morning June 2 : 1820

Present Hon. Joshua Chandler President Hon. William Moody Hon. Joshua Gage Hon. Josiah W. Seaver Hon. Tim Boutelle Hon. Joshua McDonald Hon. Sam Small Hon. Joseph E. Foxcroft Hon. James W. Ripley Hon. Nathaniel Green Hon. John Moor Hon. Andrew Witham Hon. William Kendall Hon. Jeremiah O'Brien Hon. William D. Williamson

Ordered, that the Hon. Messrs Moody, Gage & Williamson be a committee for the purpose of arranging the seats of the members of this Board.

[Petition of L. Porter & others committee]

An order of the Hon. House committing the petition of Lacheus Porter & others praying that Belfast may be made a half shire town, to messrs Moody of Wells, Batchelder of Union & Stone of Brunswick came up for concurrence Read & concurred & the Hon Messrs Williamson & Witham joined.

[Petition of J. Smith & others for new county committed.]

An order of the Hon. House committing the petition of Joseph Small & others, praying for the organization of a new County to Messrs Virgin of Rumford, Balch of Lubec & Lord of Gardiner came up for concurrence. Read & concurred, & the Hon. Messrs Boutelle & Foxcroft joined.


Mr John Merrill was appointed by the Hon. President messenger to the Senate

[Committee to wait on Governor]

Ordered that the Hon. Messrs Williamson & Green with such as the Hon. House may join be a committee to wait on the Governor & inform him that the two

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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