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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P018B.pdf)

(27) Saturday 23rd January 1830 The Senate met according to adjournment.

Mr. Kingsbury called for the order of the day and the call was sustained.

[Motion that the Report be committed to a select committee]

Mr. Dunlap moved that the Report of the Committee on the gubernatorial votes be committed to a Select Committee of the Senate, for the purpose of receiving additional evidence in regard to the return of votes from the Town of Baileyville, and the question, on motion by Mr. Megquier being ordered to be taken by Yeas and Nays, was decided in the negative as follows; [yeas] Yeas Messrs. Davee, Dunlap, Hall, Hutchinson, Hutchings, Ingalls, Megquier & Steele - 8 [Nays] Nays Messrs. Drummond, Gardner, Healey, Hilton, Hinds, Kingsbury, Morse and Phelps - 8

[Motion on the return of votes from Baileyville for Senators] Mr. Megquier moved that the Chairman of the Committee having under consideration the returns of votes for Senators be permitted to read to this Board the return of votes from Baileyville for Senators, now in his possession, as evidence to ascertain who are the Selectmen and Town Clerk of said Town; and the question on agreeing to this motion, being, on motion by Mr. Megquier, ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the negative as follows; [Yeas] Yeas Messrs. Davee, Dunlap, Hall, Hutchinson, Hutchings, Ingalls, Megquier & Steele -8 [Nays] Nays Messrs. Drummond, Gardner, Healey, Hilton, Hinds, Kingsbury, Morse & Phelps -8

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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