Senate Journal 1820-21 (30-28907-P028B.pdf)
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33 - In Senate Monday Morning June 5, 1820
John Chandler esq. President Geo. Ulmer Esqr William Moody esqr Joshua Gage " John Moore " Barret Potter " James W Ripley Nathl Greene Timothy Boutelle Josiah W. Seaver William D. Williamson Samuel Small Joseph E. Foxcroft William Kendall John McDonald Andrew Witham Jeremiah O'Brien
[Mr. Foote appeared and took his seat.] Erastus Foote esqr a Senator elect from Lincoln District appeared in the Senate chamber and Mr. Green was requested to accompany him before the President of the convention to take & subscribe the oaths required by the constitution to qualify him to take a seat at this board.
Mr Green came in and informed the Senate that he accompanied Mr. Foote before the President of the Convention & that he had taken & subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution, to qualify him for a seat at this Board, & the Gentleman accordingly took his seat.
[Messenger to procure stationary] Ordered, that the Messenger be directed to procure all necessary stationary & Blanks for the use of the Senate
[Committee on subject of Newspapers] Ordered, that Messrs Williamson, Gage & Witham be a committee to consider the expediency of directing the Messenger to furnish the members of this Board with the newspapers printed in this town weekly during the present session of the Legislature.
Petition of the Trustees & Overseers of Bowdoin
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