Senate Journal 1828 (30-318507-P015B.pdf)
the public good requires. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred and Messrs Dean, Fuller, Vance, Carpenter and Burnham were joined.
Mr Balknam Senator elect from Washington Dis- trict appeared and having been qualified by the Govern- or and Council took his seat. ]right margin} Senator from Washing- ton District qualified
The President announced the appointment of the following standing committees of the Senate viz
On Bills in the second reading Messrs Washburn Dennet Williams Megquier Hathaway Kavanagh Cutler Richardson and Sweat [right margin] Committee on Bills in 2nd reading
On Engrossed Bills Messrs Emery Miller Cushman Grover Herrick Weston and Mace [right margin] Committee on Engrossed Bills
Agreeably to assignment the two Houses met in convent- -ion for the purpose of electing seven Counsellors, Messrs Dennet, Williams, Miller, Smith, Fuller, Webb, Cumm- -ings and Johnson, appointed a committee reported that the whole number of votes given by the convention was 159. [right margin] convention to elect counsellors
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