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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P049B.pdf)

(86) Thursday 11th February 1830. The Senate met according to adjournment.

[E. Russell acceptance as Sec. of State] A communication was received from Edward Russell Esq. signifying his acceptance of the office of Secretary of State, for the current political year, was received, read and sent down.

[Sec. of State introduced Mr. Hill as Senator for Washington District] Edward Russell Esq., Secretary of State, came in and stated, that in obedience to an order of a Convention of Members of the House of Representatives and of Members of the Senate elect, held on Tuesday the 2d Inst. he now announced that Obadiah Hill had been elected by said Convention a Member of the Senate, for the District of Washington, to supply a deficiency in that District, and that he had taken and subscribed the oaths of office before the Governor and Council, and that in further obedience to the order of said Convention, he now introduced said Obadiah Hill to the Senate.

On motion by Mr. Kingsbury; Ordered that when the Senate adjourn, they adjourn to five o'clock this afternoon.

The Senate adjourned. Afternoon. [Mr. Dunlap's Preamble and Resolution. relative to questions propounded to Jus. of S.J.C.] Mr. Dunlap moved the following Preamble and Resolution, Whereas of the fifth day of February Inst, the Hon. Joshua Hall, President of the Senate, then exercising the office of Governor of this State, did propound to the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court, under the provisions of

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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