Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P011B.pdf)
Friday January 6, 1826
Forenoon: The Board came to order pursuant to adjournment
On motion by Mr. Williams ordered, that tomorrow at ten oclock be assigned for the choice of a Chaplain of the Senate and that nomination lists be suspended.
[Message proposing a convention for supplying deficiencies of Senators]
On motion by Mr Scamman Ordered that a message be sent to the House of Representatives informing them, that there is deficiency of one Senator in the County of Oxford: of one Senator in the County of Hancock: and of one Senator in the County of Somerset; that the Constitutional candidates for supplying the deficiency of a Senator in the County of Oxford are - Joseph Howard who had 530 votes and - Levi Hubbard - 448 " The Constitutional Candidates for supplying the deficiency of a Senator in the County of Hancock are - John S. Kimball who had 556 voted and - Samuel M. Pond " " 357 " and the constitutional candidates for supplying the deficiency of a Senator in the County of Somerset are William Allen Junr who had 786 votes and Obed Wilson - " " 702 " and proposing a Convention of both branches of the Legislature, in the Representatives Chamber this afternoon, at half past three oclock for the purpose of supplying the said deficiencies in the manner prescribed by the Constitution and requesting the concurrence of the House
[Order for printing Rules and Orders]
On motion by Mr Southwick ordered, that the Secretary of the Senate procure to be printed for the use of the Senate One hundred copies of the "Rules and
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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