Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P011A.pdf)
6 Thursday January 3rd, 1828 [left margin] order to elect a chaplain [main body] On motion by Mr Grover, Ordered that the Senate proceed this day at eleven oclock to the choice of a Chaplain and that nomination lists be suspended.
[left margin] Assistant ap pointed [main body] On motion by Mr Williams, Ordered that the Secretary of the Senate by authorized to appoint as assis tant with a compensation not exceeding Two Dollars per day. George C. Getchell was appointed.
[left margin] committee to examine votes for Senators
Reprint of Com mittee on votes for Senators
[main body] Mr Dennett from the Committee to examine & report on the return of votes for Senators in the se veral Districts of this State reported that in the District of York the whole number of votes returned according to the provision of the Constitution is 3995 Necessary to constitute an election 1998 Mark Dennet has 2313 Moses Sweat has 2345 Isaac Emery has 2091 and are elected in the District of Cumberland the whole number of votes returned agreeably to the provisions of the Con stitution is 3313 Necessary to constitute an election 1657 Robert P. Dunlap has 1923 John L. Megquire has 1917 Benjamin H. Mace 1881 and are elected in the District of Lincoln the whole number of votes returned agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution is3251
Necessary to constitute an election 1626 Edward Kavanagh has 1885 William Richardson 1748 Joel Miller 1671
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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