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House Journal 1822 (30-318937-017A.pdf)

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[convention to qualify Governor]

Mr Speaker,

The Senate propose a convention fo both branches of the Legislature, in the chamber of the House of Representatives at 12 o clock this day for the purpose of qualifying the Governor elect; and request the concurrence of the House of Representatives - The House concurred & the Clerk was ordered to acquaint the Senate therewith.

[Governor qualified]

Agreeably to assignment at 12 o clock the two Houses met in convention in the Representatives Chamber, when Albion K Parris Esq the Governor elect attended by the Council, the Sheriff of Cumberland and the Secretary and Treasurer of State came in and took and subscribed the oaths prescribed by the Constitution to qualify him for discharging the duties of the office of Governor of the State of Maine - whereupon proclamation was made by Ashur Ware Esq secretary of State that Albion K Parrris Esq is duly elected Governor of the State of Maine and duly qualified to exercise all the functions of that office an all persons in the exercise of public trusts, whether in the civil or military, and all the good people in the state are requested to give to his public acts and commands all due respect accordingly.

A message was received from the Senate by Mr Sewall their Secretary

[Convention to choose counselors proposed] mr Speaker The Senate propose a convention of the two Houses in the Representatives Chamber at nine o clock tomorrow morning for the purpose of coming to a choice of seven coun-

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1822

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