House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P006B.pdf)
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5 of the new members with a copy of the rules and orders & also such of the old members as are destitute of them.
On the motion of Mr. Vose of Augusta. [new members] [John Jones] [allowed to file certificate of a future parish] Ordered, thank John Jones of Westbrook be allowed to take his seat in this House as Representative from said town chosen to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Silas Estes Esqr since the last session, with the privilege of exhibiting hereafter the evidence of his election.
Mr Vose is required to introduce Mr Jones to the Governor to be qualified.
[qualified] Mr. Vose returned and informed the House that Mr. Jones had been duly qualified before the Governor to take a seat in this House.
[Report of Committee to inform Gov. that a quorum has assembled.] Commodore Tucker reports to this House that the joint Committee appointed for the purpose have waited on the Governor and informed him that a quorum of the two Houses are assembled and ready to receive any communication that he may be pleased to make to them - and that the Governor will send a message to this House tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock.
[evidence of John Jones election] Mr. Jones of Westbrook filed with the Clerk satisfactory evidence of his election as a Representative from said town.
[Petition of Selectmen of Greenwood]
Petn. Selectmen of Greenwood praying that the doings of said town may be made valid. Read and committed to the joint standing committee on New trials. Sent up for concurrence.
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