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House Journal 1828 (30-318943-P011B.pdf)


Board, the returns of Votes for Governor

Mr Dennet came from the Senate with a message informing the House of the organization of that body by the election of Robert P Dunlap President and Ebenezer Hutchinson Secretary.

Adjourned until afternoon

Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.

Ordered that the Clerk forthwith employ some suitable person to assist him in the discharge of the duties of his office.

The Clerk accordingly appointed Carleton Dole Esqr of Alna.

Ordered that this House will elect by ballot a Chaplain, and that tomorrow at ten oclock be assigned for that purpose.

Message from the Senate by Mr Hutchinson, their Secretary,

Informing the House that the Senate have voted to hold two sessions each day until otherwise ordered to commence at 1/2 past nine oclock in the morning and at three in the afternoon, excepting on Mondays, and on that day at eleven oclock.

An order came from the Senate, appointing Messrs Williams & Emery, with such as the House may join, a committee to examine the returns of votes for Governor, in the several towns and plantations in this State, and

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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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