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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P047B.pdf)

(82) {committee to wait on the Governor Report] wait on Jonathan G. Hunton Esq. to inform him of his election, as Governor of the State of Maine, for the current political year, reported: that they had attended to that service, that he accepted the office, would meet both branches of the Legislature this day, at twelve o'clock, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, and that he would communicate with both Branches of the Legislature by Message.

[Message to House proposing a convention to qualify the Governor] On motion by Mr. Phelps, Ordered that a Message be sent to the House of Representatives proposing a Convention of both Houses of the Legislature in the Hall of the House of Representatives this day at twelve o'clock /Noon/, for the purpose of administering the oaths, required by the Constitution, to Jonathan G. Hunton Esq. Governor elect, and of receiving any communication he may be pleased to make, and to request the concurrence of the House therein. And the Message was delivered by the Secretary.

[Message from the House in reply] A Message was received from the House of Representatives, by James L. Child, their clerk, informing the Senate, that the House concur the Senate in their proposition for a convention of both Branches of the Legislature, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, this day at twelve o'clock (Noon), for the purpose of administering the oaths required by the Constitution to Jonathan G. Hunton, Esq., Governor elect.

[convention to elect one Councillor] Agreeably to the order passed in Convention, in the afternoon of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to the Hall of the House of Representatives, at eleven o'clock A.M. and reassembled in convention, for the purpose of electing one Councillor to supply the deficiency in the District of Cumberland.

The President pro tem of the Senate resumed the Chair

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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