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Senate Journal 1824 (30-318503-P012B.pdf)

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[1824] [Report] They have rejected the votes of Topsham in the County of Lincoln, the Copy of the list not appearing to be signed by the Selectmen thereof, on the face of the return; and also the votes of Whitefield in the same County, it not appearing how many votes were given for each Candidate. They have also rejected the votes of Union in the same County, because the name of the town or County or the time of holding the meeting, are not specified in the body of the Return as required by law.

Your Committee have also rejected the Votes of Leeds in the County of Kennebec, it not appearing how many votes were given for each Candidate.

They have rejected the Votes of Orland in the County of Hancock, because the Copy of the list of persons voted for, and of votes, does not appear to be signed by the Selectmen thereof, but by only one Selectman; also the votes of No. 26 or Mariaville North, the Copy of the List not being signed on the face of it by the Assessors or Plantation Clerk thereof.

The votes from Andover in the County of Oxford, have been rejected because it does not appear that the list of persons voted for and of the votes, were sealed up in open town meeting: also the votes from Greenwood, Lovel and Sumner in the same County, it not appearing how many votes in either of said towns were given for each Candidate: Also the votes from Hebron in the same County, because the Copy of the List of persons voted for, does not appear to be attested by the Town Clerk thereof: and of Fryeburg Addition, it not appearing how many votes were given for each Candidate: also the votes of plantation

Description: The journal of the Senate 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: 1824

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