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Senate Journal 1827 (30-318506-P006B.pdf)

Reuel WIlliams 7 Mark Dennett 2 [1827]


Third ballot - Whole number of votes 16 Necessary to constitute an election 9 Robert P. Dunlap has 9

Reuel Williams 7 Mark Dennett 1

Fourth ballot - Whole number of votes17 Necessary to constitute an election 9 Robert P. Dunlap has 9 Reuel Williams 7 Mark Dennett 1


Robert P. Dunlap was thereupon declared duly elected President of the Senate, signified his acceptance in an address to the Senate and took the chair -

on motion a Committtee was appointed to receive, sort and count the votes for a Secretary who having attended that duly reported that the whole number of votes was 17


[Secretary chosen]


necessary to constitute an election 9 Ebenezer Hutchinson had 12 Seba Smith Jr 5 Ebenezer Hutchinson was then declared elected, notified by Mr Southwick & appeared signified his acceptance and took & subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to enter upon the duties of the office, before William T. Vaughan Esq. authorized by Dedimus Potestatem

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: 1827

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