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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P012A.pdf)

14. convention of both branches forthwith in the Representatives Chamber for the purpose of qualifying Albion K Parris Esquire Governor elect arguably to the provisions of the Constitution - and the House concurred and the Clerk was charged with a message to acquaint the Senate therewith.

Agreeably to assignment the two branches of the Legislature assembled in the Representatives chamber, when Albion K Paris Esquire Governor elect, attended by the Council Secretary & Treasurer of State & preceded by the Sheriff of Cumberland, came in and took and subscribed the oaths a declarations required by the constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of the duties of his office - and the Secretary of State made public proclamation accordingly and called upon all the offices civil & military and all the citizens of the State of Maine to respect him as such.

The Committee to receive & examine the returns of members & reported that all the persons whose names are borne on the Schedule A are duly returned; that John Storer & Walter P Carpenter are both returned from the district of Dixfield, Weld, Mexico, Peru & Plantation No 4 - Although said district is entitled to but one Representative, and that the subject of their election be referred to the Committee on Elections - The report was read & accepted - and the foregoing papers referred accordingly to the committee on elections.

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: 1825

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