Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P098A.pdf)
(183) Tuesday 2d March 1830 The Senate met according to adjournment. [Pet. of R.H. Gardiner referred] Petition of R.H. Gardiner, in behalf of the Visitors of the Gardiner Lyceum, praying that a less number than is now necessary by Law may constitute a Quorum, was read and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Literature and Literary Institutions. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.
Mr. Megquier, from the Select Committee appointed on the eleventh day of February last, for that purpose, made the following Report: [Report of the Committee on the Senatorial returns from York & Washington] State of Maine In Senate 3d March 1830 The Select Committee to whom was committed the Report of the Committee appointed to examine the returns of votes for Senators, to consider and report upon so much of the subject thereof as relates to the elections of Senators by the People in the Senatorial Districts of York and Washington, have attended to that service and report: That in the District of York, the whole number of votes duly returned is Seven thousand and fifty six votes: necessary to a choice Three thousand five hundred and twenty nine votes: Benjamin Pike has Three thousand five hundred and twenty nine, and Abijah Usher Jr. has three thousand five hundred and thirty, and they are severally elected.
In this District there is one deficiency and Moses Sweat has Three thousand five hundred and twenty eight votes and James Goodwin has Three thousand five hundred and twenty four; and said Swett and Goodwin are the two highest candidates among the Persons voted for and not elected, and they are the Persons voted for and not elected, and they are
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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