Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P020A.pdf)
(30) Tuesday 26th January 1830 The Senate met according to adjournment. On motion by Mr. Kingsbury, The Senate adjourned. Afternoon. The Senate met according to adjournment.
[Report on the returns for Senators) Mr. Dunlap from the Committee appointed to examine the returns of votes from the several Towns and Plantations in the State for Senators, ascertain who are elected, what number of vacancies exist, and who are the Constitutional Candidates to fill said vacancies, made a Report thereon. See appendix Page V. [Report accepted in part] On motion by Mr. Kingsbury, the question on the acceptance of said report was divided, and on motion by the same Gentleman, so much of said Report as relates to the election of Senators for the Districts of Cumberland, Lincoln, Kennebec, Oxford, Somerset, Penobscot, Hancock and Waldo was accepted. [Motion relative to Mr. Pike] Mr. Meqguier moved that so much of the same report as declares Benjamin Pike elected one of the Senators for the District of York be accepted, and after debate, before the question was taken The Senate adjourned. Attest Edward Kavanagh Secretary
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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