Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P010B.pdf)
5 [Messenger chosen] On motion by Mr Weston Ordered that the Senate now proceed to the choice of a Messenger Messrs Weston Sweat and Miller appointed a Committee to receive sort and count the votes reported that the whole number of votes given was seventeen all of which were for John Merrill who was declared elected
Adjourned Attest, Eben. Hutchinson Secretary
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