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Senate Journal 1826 (30-318505-P103A.pdf)


Agreeably to assignment at 11 oclock the Senate proceeded to ballot for the choice of a Major General of the fourth Division of the Militia of this State, The Committee reported that the whole number of votes was 17 Necessary to constitute an election 9 Samuel Veasey [?] has - 9 Richard T. Dunlap 8 and there is one blank ballot

Samuel Veasey was thereupon declared elected, on the part of the Senate and, on motion a message was sent to the House of Representatives informing them thereof and requesting their concurrence,

Mr. Pond from the Committee in State Lands to whom was referred the Governors message of the second of February instant accompanied by a communication from the Commissioners under the "Act for separating Maine from Massachusetts relating to their proceedings the year past, and to measure by them contemplate to be effected the present year reported. "Bill additional for carrying into effect certain stipulations in the Act for erecting the District of Maine into a separate State which was read a first time and tomorrow, at 10 oclock assigned for a second reading

Bill to prevent Drunkenness, was read a second time and passed to be engrossed as amended Sent down for concurrence

Bill to incorporate the town of Carthage was read a second time and committed to Messrs Williams, Elden and Kimball

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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