House Journal 1821 Volume 1 (30-41314-P017B.pdf)
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27 Thursday afternoon January 11th 1821. Met according to adjournment. [Selectmen of Surry] The order of this House committing the petition of Selectmen of Surry to the joint standing committee on incorporation of parishes & other religious Societies came back from the Senate nonconcurred & committed to the joint Standing committee on Ministerial lands, in which this House now concur.
[Counsellors elected] Agreeably to assignment the two houses met in convention in the Representatives Chamber for the purpose of electing two Senators to fill the vacancies at the Senate board occasioned by the resignation of Messrs. Moody & Foote: - and the ballots being taken to supply the vacancy in the County of York it appeared the whole number given in was 127 - necessary to a choice 64 - Alexander Rice Esqr had 127 and is unanimously chosen.
[Alexander Rice and Edwd. Kelleran.] The ballots being taken to fill the vacancy in the County of Lincoln it appeared the whole number given was 127 necessary to a choice 64 Edward Kelleran Esqr had 119 and is chosen.
[notified] Ordered that the Secretary of State be directed to notify Alexander Rice Esqr that he has been constitutionally elected a Senator for York District to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of William Moody Esqr - And that he also be directed to notify Edward Kelleran Esq that he has been constitutionally elected a Senator for Lincoln District to fill the vacancy occasioned by
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