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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P013B.pdf)


Friday 15" January 1830-

The Senate met according to adjournment.

[Remonstrance of D. Smith & others]

Remonstrance of Daniel Smith and others of the Town of Waterboro', against the legality of the votes given, in said town, for Governor, Senators &c, came up; it was read and referred to the Committee to whom were referred the returns of votes for Governor, in concurrence -

[Time to choose a Chaplain]

On motion by Mr Meqquier, the vote of yesterday assigning eleven o'clock this day, for the choice of Chaplain, was reconsidered.

On motion by Mr Gardner; Ordered, that the Senate new proceed to the choice of a Chaplain.

[1st. Ballot]

The Committee appointed to receive, sent and count the votes given for a Chaplain, reported; That the whole number of votes was "sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Stephen Lovell had ---Six Elijah Kellogg ---- Four Ichabod Nichols --- Thee William J. Rees Two Samuel Rand ---- One No choice

[2d. Ballot]

2d ballot, The whole number of votes was - "Sixteen" Necessary to a choice --- "Nine" Stephen Lovell had --- Nine Elijah Kellogg ---- Four Ichabod Nichols ---- Two William J. Rees - One Whereupon the Rev' L. Lovell was declared to have been elected. Chaplain elected.

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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