Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P011B.pdf)
Thursday 14th January 1830
The Senate met according to adjournment, and proceeded to ballot for Secretary; the Committee who had been appointed for that purpose reported: That the whole number of votes was "sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" John A. Chandler had --- Eight Carleton Dole ---- Eight No choice.
8th ballot: The whole member votes was "sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Carleton Dale had Eight Edward Kavanagh --- Eight No choice
9th ballot: The whole number of votes was "sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Carleton Dole had --- Eight Edward Kavanagh ---- Eight No choice
10th ballot The whole number of votes was "Sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Edward Kavanagh had Ten Carleton Dole ---- Six
Whereupon Edward Kavanagh was declared duly elected Secretary of the Senate.
[sec. to be notified]
An motion by Mr Kingsbery, Mr Dunlap was appointed to notify Mr Kavanagh of his election.
[motion to that a Sec. pro. tem.]
The Senate being informed that Mr Kavanagh was not in Town, on motion by Mr Ingalls, it was ordered, that the Senate proceed to the choice of a -
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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