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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P012A.pdf)


Secretary pro tem.

[S.G. Ladd elected Sec. pro. tem & qualified]

On motion by Mr Kingsbery, the Senate voted to choose a Secretary pro tem. by nomination; whereupon, Samuel G. Ladd was chosen and signified his acceptance, adn took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to discharge the duties of that Office, before Horatio Southgate Esq. thereunto duly authorized by Dedimus potestatem, in presence of the Senate.

[Sec. pro. tem. to notify the House that the Senate are organized.]

On motion by Mr Kingsbery, ordered, that the Secretary pro tem. notify the House of Representatives, that the Senate have duly organized by the choice of Joshua Hall for President, - of Edward Kavanagh for Secretary, and of Samuel G. Ladd for Secretary pro tem. and the message was delivered accordingly -

[Message to the Gov & Council]

Mr Meqquier was charged with a similar message to the governor and Council.

[Order relative to messages between the two houses.]

On motion, ordered; that all messages between the two Houses of the Legislature be transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives, and that all papers be transmitted by them or their Assistants Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

[motion to elect messenger.]

On motion by Mr Kingsbery, Ordered, that the Senate now proceed to the choice of a Messenger.

[1st. Ballot]

A committee appointed to receive, sort and count the votes for a Messenger, reported; That the whole number of votes was "Sixteen" Necessary to a choice ----"Nine"

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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