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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P012B.pdf)


Samuel Haines had - Eight Charles Morris --- Seven John Merrill - One No choice

[2d. Ballot.]

2d ballot; The whole number of votes was "sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Samuel Haines had --- Twelve Charles Morris ---- Four

[Messenger elected.]

Whereupon Samuel Haines was declared to have been duly elected.

[Rules & orders adopted.]

On motion by Mr Dunlap; Ordered, that the Rules and Orders of the last Senate be adopted for the government of the present, until others shall be adopted.

[Motion to elect a Chaplain]

On motion by Mr Phelps; ordered, that tomorrow eleven o'clock in the forenoon be assigned as the time at which the Senate will come to the choice of a Chaplain; and that in the mean time a list of nominations be prepared by the Secretary pro tem.

[Committee to draft Rules & Orders]

Ordered, that Messrs. Dunlap, Hinds and Steele be a Committee to draft Rules and Orders for the Government of the Senate during the continuance of the present Legislature.

The Senate adjourned -

Afternoon - The Senate met according to adjournment.

[Ordered relative to adjournment-]

On motion by Mr Davee; Ordered, that the times to which the Senate will adjourn daily, be ten o'clock in the morning, and three o'clock in the afternoon,

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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