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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P010A.pdf)

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[45th & 46th Ballots]

45th Ballot. The whole number of votes was Sixteen Necessary to a choice --- Nine Robert P. Dunlap had - Seven Sanford Kingsbery -- Seven Jonathan Hall --- One Ebenezer S. Phelps --- One No choice

46th Ballot. The whole number of votes was Sixteen Necessary to a choice --- Nine Robert P. Dunlap had - Seven Sanford Kingsbery -- Seven Daniel Hutchinson --- One Ebenezer S. Phelps --- One No choice

The Senate adjourned.

Wednesday 13th January 1830 - The Senate met according to adjournment, and proceeded to ballot for a President. This same committee reported that on the

[47th & 48th Ballots]

47th Ballot The whole number of votes was Sixteen Necessary to a choice --- Nine Robert P. Dunlap had - Seven Sanford Kingsbery -- Seven James Drummond --- One James Steele --- One No choice

48th The whole number of votes was Sixteen Necessary to a choice --- Nine Robert P. Dunlap had - Seven Sanford Kingsbery -- Seven Halsey Healey --- One John L. Meqquire --- One. No choice -

[motion to elect sec. pro tem.]

Mr Kingsbery moved that the senate proceed to the choice of a Secretary pro tem. and the motion was negatived. The Senate adjourned. Afternoon. The Senate met according to adjournment, and proceeded to ballot for a President. The same Committee reported that on the

[49th & 50th Ballot]

49th Ballot The whole number of votes was Sixteen Necessary to a choice --- Nine Robert P. Dunlap had - Seven Sanford Kingsbery -- Seven James Steele --- One Ebenezer S. Phelps --- One

50th Ballot The whole number of votes was Fifteen Necessary to a choice --- Eight Robert P. Dunlap had - Six Joshua Hall -- Eight James Steele --- One and one Blank Thereupon

[President Elected.] The Hon. Joshua Hall was declared to have been elected President of the Senate; and he signified his acceptance of the office and took his chair. attest Edward Kavanagh Secretary

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: 1830

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