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House Journal 1823 (30-318938-P030B.pdf)

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[pet - Jona. Morgan]

Petition of Jonathan Morgan and als proprietors of the Portland Steam Boat Navigation Corporation for an extension of the conditions & limitations &c contained in their act of incorporation - read & referred to the committee on turnpikes, bridges & Canals. Sent up for concurrence

[Counsellors qualified]

Agreeably to assignment the two houses met in convention in the Representatives chamber, when Elias Stowell, Counsellor elect, came in, and took & subscribed the oaths necessary to qualify him for the discharge of the duties of his office.

[Treasurer chosen]

The convention then proceeded to the choice of a Treasurer of State by ballot - and on counting the ballots it appeared the whole number given in was 151 - necessary to a choice 76 - Joseph C Boyd Esquire had 147 & was chosen. The Senators then withdrew.

[Senator to U.S.]

Mr Crowell moved a reconsideration of the vote of third instant assigning today for the choice of a Senator to Congress so far as to assign Wednesday 22 inst for that purpose - the motion was lost. yeas 55 nays 79.

[same]

Mr Scammon [Scamman] then moved a reconsideration of the same vote so far as to fix upon 12 o'clock on Tuesday next for the choice - and the motion prevailed.

[same]

Mr Dunlap gave notice that he should move a reconsideration of the last vote at ten o'clock tomorrow.

[Districting Committee enlarged.]

Ordered that the committee who have under consideration the subject of districting the State for the choice of Representatives to Congress be enlarged

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: 1823

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