House Journal 1822 (30-318937-014A.pdf)
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16 Senators; by which it appears there is one vacancy existing in the County of York and that Josiah W. Seaver & Alexander Rice Esquires are the Constitutional candidates - also, one in the County of Cumberland and that Josiah W. Mitchell and William Buxton Esquires are the Constitutional candidates - also one in the County of Somerset and that Eleazer Coburn & Wentworth Tuttle Esquires are the Constitutional candidates and also one in the County of Penobscot and that Isaac Case & Simeon Stetson Esquires are the Constitutional candidates - which report was read in the House and sent up.
A message from the Senate by Mr Sewall their Secretary.
[convention to fill vacancies in the Senate]
The Senate propose a convention of both Houses in the Representatives Chamber this afternoon at 3 o clock for the purpose of supplying the vacancies in the Senate; and then he withdrew.
The House agreed thereto and the Clerk was ordered to acquaint the Senate therewith.
And then the House adjourned to meet at half past two o clock this afternoon.
Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.
On motion of Mr Hayes of S. Berwick. [Committee to enquire why laws have not been printed &c &c]
Ordered, that a committee be appointed to ascertain the reason why the Laws of this State printed by the authority thereof have not been delivered to the Secretary of the State to be distributed according to the
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