Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P022A.pdf)
(34) Thursday 28th January 1830 The Senate met according to adjournment.
[Committee to arrange & prepare to be recorded proceedings] On motion by Mr. Kingsbury; ordered, that Messrs. Kingsbury and Megquier be a committee to arrange and prepare to be recorded the proceedings of this Board up to the time a Secretary pro tem was elected, that the same may be recorded by the Secretary.
[Pet. of William Larrabee & als] Orders of the House of Representatives that the Senate be requested to take from their files and send down the petitions of William Larrabee and others, and of John Dole and others were severally read and request granted.
[Motion proposing a Convention] Mr. Phelps moved an order that a Message be sent to the House of Representatives proposing a Convention of the two Houses tomorrow at eleven o'clock, A.M. for the purpose of filling the vacancies in the Senate.
[appeal] This motion, on appeal made, was decided by the Chair to be out of order.
[decided in the negative] On an appeal moved from decision of the Chair, the question, "is the decision of the Chair incorrect" which, on motion by Mr. Megquier, was ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the negative, as follows; [Yeas] Yeas Messrs. Drummond, Gardner, Healey, Hilton, Hinds, Kingsbury, Morse & Phelps -8 [Nays] Nays Messrs Davee, Dunlap, Hall, Hutchinson, Hutchings, Ingalls, Megquier and Steele -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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