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Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P019B.pdf)

[Committee on the subject of contracting with printer] House may join be a committee to consider expediency of appointing a Printer for the State, with leave to report by resolve or otherwise. Read & sent down for concurrence. Came up concurred and Messrs Redington of Vassalboro', Lock of Chesterfield & Irish of Gorham joined.

The choice of Chaplain postponed till four o clock in the afternoon

[Mr Ulmer] The Hon. Mr Ulmer appeared in the Senate Chamber and the Hon Mr. Witham was requested to accompany him to the president of the convention to take & subscribed the oaths required by the constitution to qualify him for a seat at this board.

[qualified] The Hon Mr Witham came in & informed the Senate that he had accompanied the Hon. Mr Ulmer to the president of the convention, & that he is constitutionally qualified to take a seat at this board & the Hon Gentleman took his seat accordingly.

[Petitions for new County committed] An Order of the Hon. House committing the petition of Mr. Stanwood & others, of David C. Burr & others, of the Inhabitants of the town of Lewiston, of the Inhabitants of the town of Bowdoin praying the creation of a new County & the Remonstrance of the towns Freeport & Durham against the creation of such county, to the committee on the same subject, came up for concurrence. Read & concurred.

[Committee on seal and devise of the State] Ordered that the Hon. Messrs Moody & Williamson with such as the Hon. House may join, be a committee to report a suitable Seal & Devise for the State of Maine - Sent down for concurrence - came up concurred & Messrs Scammon of Saco, Estes of Westbrook & Purrington [Purington] of Harpswell, joined.

The Hon. Mr. Potter appeared in the Senate Chamber

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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