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Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P013B.pdf)

Rev Doct Nichols was then declared elected and on mo tion by Mr Cushman the President was requested to no tify the Revd Gentleman of his election.

[right margin] Com to inform the Governor of his election [main body] On motion by Mr Cushman Ordered that Messrs Cush man, Sweat and Hathaway with such as the House may join be a committee to wait on Enoch Lincoln, Esq and inform him that he has been elected by the People Governor of the State of Maine for the current politc al year and that the two Houses of the Legislature are ready to convene in the Representatives chamber that in their presence he may take and subscribe the oaths of office re quired by the Constitution and to receive any communi cation he may be pleased to make to them. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred and Messrs Wellington Spring, Swan, Johnson and Robinson were joined.

[right margin] Report of Com mittee to inform the Governor of his election [main body] Mr Cushman from the Committee reported that they had waited on Enoch Lincoln Esq and informed him of his election by the People to be Governor of the State of Maine for the current political year + the Governor elect was pleased to say that he accepted the office and would meet the two Branches of the Legislature in the Representatives Chamber forthwith for the pur pose of being qualified by taking the oaths agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution.

[right margin] Message to H.R. proposing Conven tion to administer the oaths of office to Governor [main body] On motion of Mr Williams a message was sent to the House of Representatives proposing a convention of both Houses in the Representatives Chamber forth with for the purpose of administering the oaths of office to the Governor elect - Concurred

Agreeably to assignment the two Houses of the Legislature met in Convention in the Representatives Chamber when Enoch Lincoln came in attended by the Council

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: 1828

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