House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P010B.pdf)
11. Thursday January 6th 1825. Met according to adjournment. The Speaker announced his appointment of the following persons as Monitors. viz. - for the Eastern Division - Marr Calderwoood of Vinalhaven - Western Division Mr Stone of Jay. Middle Division Mr Sturdivant oof Cumberland.
The following persons returned as members of this House, appeared, presented their credentials, were duly qualified & took their seats - viz. John Pitts of Belgrade Solomon Lombard of Readfield Amos H Hodgman of Warren Thomas Eastman of Palermo David C Burr oof Litchfield John Watts of St George Daniel Ricker of Freedom.
The Committee to contract for a Door Keeper & Page reported that they had agreed with Thomas Baker to perform those duties at four dollars each day - and the House assigned tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock to consider the subject.
The Committee of both Houses to whom were inferred the returns of votes for Governor given in the several towns & plantations within the State, reported the whole number of votes duly returned to be twenty thousand four hundred & nineteen; - necessary to a choice ten thousand two hundred & ten, & that [underlined through Esq]Albion K Parris Esquire had nineteen thousand, seven hundred & fifty nine and duly chosen Governor of the State of Maine. The Committee further
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