House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P010A.pdf)
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[Committee of Elections]
Pike of Frankfurt were appointed a Committee on Elections.
[Message to inform Senate of organization]
Mr McCobb was charged with a message to the Senate informing them of the organization of the House by the election of Benjamin Ames for their Speaker and James L Child for their Clerk.
[Same to Governor]
Mr Vance was charged with a similar message to the Governor and Council
[D. Rose. President & Charles B Smith Secy. of Senate]
Mr McDonald came down from the Senate with a message to inform this House that the Senate had made choice of Daniel Rose for their President & Charles B Smith for their Secretary.
[Committee on Rules & Orders]
Ordered that Messrs Adams of Portland, Quinnam of Wiscasset and Crowell of Waterville be a committee to prepare a system of rules & orders for this House, and that the rules & orders of the last year be in the meanwhile observed.
Nathaniel Millikin of Lincolnville appeared was qualified and took his seat as a Representative.
Adjourned to three o'clock this afternoon
James L Child Clerk.
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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