Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P098B.pdf)
(184) Constitutional Candidates from whom said deficiency ought to be supplied. And in the District of Washington the whole number of votes is Seventeen hundred and twenty seven: necessary to constitute an election Eight hundred and sixty four: Charles Peavey has Eight hundred and forty one votes, and Obadiah Hill has Eight hundred and forty eight votes: and said Peavey and Hill are the two highest Candidates among the Persons voted for and not elected, and they are the Constitutional Candidates from whom said deficiency ought to be supplied.
[motion to divide the question] Mr. Kingsbury moved that the question on the acceptance of said Report be divided and that so much thereof as declares Abijah Usher Jr to have been elected by the People be accepted: Mr. Dunlap moved to amend the motion by Mr. Kingsbury by including therein the name of Benjamin Pike also: After debate, On motion by Mr. Dunlap; Ordered that when the Senate adjourn, they adjourn to three o'clock this afternoon. The Senate adjourned. Afternoon. The Senate met according to adjournment. The Senate resumed the consideration of the amendment proposed by Mr. Dunlap to the motion submitted in the forenoon session by Mr. Kingsbury, and the question thereon, on motion by Mr. Ingalls, being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays, was decided in the negative as follows;
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