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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P005A.pdf)

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by the Constitutions.

[Senators qualified]

The members elect of the two Houses of the Legislature then assembled in the Representatives' Chamber, when the Governor and Council came in, and the oaths or affirmations, required by the Constitution, were administered to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, by the Governor in presence of the Council

The members of the Senate then returned to their Chamber, a Committee was appointed to receive, sort and count the votes for President, who, having attended to that service, reported: that the whole number of votes was - 13 necessary to constitute an election 7 Jonas Wheeler had 6 Robert P. Dunlap - 4 Josiah Stebbins - 2 Reuel Williams - 1

[President chosen]

Second Ballot

whole number of votes was - 13 necessary to constitute an election - 7 Jonas Wheeler had - 7 who was declared duly elected, signified his acceptance, in an address to the Senate, and took the Chain -

[Secretary]

A Committee was then appointed receive, sort and count the votes for Secretary, who having attended to that service, reported: that the whole number of votes was - 13 necessary to constitute an election -7 Nathanael low had -7 Charles B. Smith -5 Ebenezer Hutchinson 1

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: 1826

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