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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P041B.pdf)

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of the elections and qualifications of its own Members, and the Senate being therefore the only Constitutional Tribunal to decide upon the legality on illegality of the returns of votes for Senators; therefore, Ordered, that a Message be sent to the acting governor and Council, that they may have notice that the Senate have not concurred in the elections of any Persons to fill any deficiency - which may exist at the Senate Board. The above preamble and order were read and passed; and the Message was delivered accordingly, on Wednesday morning.

[motion to commit]

Mr Meqquier moved that the said Order be committed to a Select Committee and the motion was negatived.

[to lie on table]

The same gentleman moved that it lie on the table and the motion was negatived.

[time to consider same.]

The same gentleman moved that Thursday next, at eleven o'clock, be assigned for the consideration of said order, and the motion was negatived.

[same]

The same gentleman moved that tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock be assigned for the consideration of said Order, and the motion was negatived.

[same]

The same gentleman moved that Wednesday next at 3 o'clock be assigned for the consideration of said order and the motion was negatived.

The question on the passage of the order, on motion by Meqquier, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the affirmative as follows:

[Yeas.]

Yeas. Messrs - Appleton, Bodwell, Drummond, Gardner, Healey, Hilton, Hinds, Kingsbery, Morse, Phelps & Usher - 11

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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