Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P154B.pdf)
Appendix I In Senate January 19th 1830. [Report of the Joint Committee on the Returns of votes for Governor. (See Journal of the Senate Page 21 - The Joint Committee appointed to examine the returns of votes for Governor from the Several Towns and Plantations in this State have attended to that service and report: That the whole number of votes, allowed by the Committee to have been duly returned, is Forty Six Thousand five hundred and Fifty one; that the number necessary to constitute an election is Twenty three thousand two hundred and seventy six, that Jonathan G. Hunton has Twenty three thousand three hundred and fifteen votes, and is elected. The Committee further report, that Samuel E. Smith has Twenty two Thousand nine hundred and ninety one votes, That Two hundred and forty five votes were given for sundry other Persons, and that Seventeen scattering votes appear by the returns to have been given, but the returns do not designate the Person for whom they were given. The Committee did not allow and count said Seventeen votes. The Returns from Wales, Dresden, Bremen, Woolwich, Atkinson, Eddington, Howland, Levant, Lincoln, Appleton, Freedom, Oxford and Blakesburg Plantation, were not certified to have been sealed up in open Town Meeting; but the votes from said Towns and Plantations were allowed and counted; viz: for Jonathan G. Hunton, Four hundred and fifty four; for Samuel E. Smith, Six hundred and seventy four, and Twelve votes scattering. The Returns from Vinalhaven, Alexander, Charlestown, Solon, Cherryfield and Plantation No. 14, or Mariaville South, bear date, on the inside, as of September A.D. 1809, and on the outside as of September A.D. 1829 and the
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