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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P155A.pdf)

II votes from said Towns and Plantation were allowed and counted; viz: for Jonathan G. Hunton Two hundred and fifty three: for Samuel E Smith Two hundred and Six, and seven votes scattering. The Return from Bluehill was certified on the outside by the Selectmen, but not attested on the outside by Town Clerk; but the votes from that Town were allowed and counted; viz: for Jonathan G Hunton Eighty Six, for Samuel E. Smith Thirty three, The votes from Plantation No. 23, in Washington County, were rejected; the Return purpoting to be a Return from the Town of No. 23, and being signed as by the Selectmen of No. 23, and Town Clerk. It appears by said Return that one vote was given for Jonathan H Hunton, and Sixteen votes for Samuel E. Smith. The Votes from the Town of Baileyville were rejected; the Return from said Town being certified on the inside by Daniel Ford, as Town Clerk, and certified on the outside by Seth E. Hutchinson, as Clerk of said Town. It appeared by said return, that Fourteen votes were given in said Town for Smauel E Smith. The Votes from Hermon were rejected, because the return was not attested, on the inside, by the Town Clerk. It appeared by said Return that THree votes were given in said Town for Jonathan G. Hunton, and Forty Seven for Samuel E Smith. In the Return of votes from Kittery, which was in the common printed form, in other respects, is the following statement, to wit: "After the above votes were sorted, counted and announced, and before the record was made, two more votes were given for the Hon. Samuel E. Smith:" but said two votes were not allowed and counted by the Committee. In the return of votes from Howland. it is stated, after giving the result of the balloting of the Inhabitants of that Town, that "the Inhabitants of the District, called Passadunkeag, gave in their votes at the same time, as follows, for Samuel E Smith Twenty nine, Jonathan G Hunton, Eleven Thomas Davee,

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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