Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P157A.pdf)
VI usually recorded in courtesy to Abijah Usher Jr, on account of his having been a Member of the Senate, at a former period. There were other votes for Abijah Usher without such designation; but, from the evidence produced, a majority of the Committee were led to believe that they were intended for said Abijah Usher Jr, and the aforesaid votes were accordingly allowed and counted. In this District there is one deficiency. Moses Sweat has 3528 votes James Goodwin has 3524 votes and they severally have the highest number of votes among the Person voted for and not elected, and are the Constitutional Candidates to supply the deficiency in said District. In the District Cumberland, the whole number of votes given in and returned in conformity with the provision of the Constitution are 8526 Necessary to constitute and election 4264 Robert P Dunlap has 4514 John L. Megquier has 4524 Theodore Ingalls has 4523 and are elected. In the District of Lincoln, the whole number of votes given in and returned in conformity with the provisions of the Constitution are 6596 Necessary to constitute an election 3299 Syms Gardner has 3645 James Drummond has 3641 Ebenezer Hilton has 3645 Halsey Heasley has 3636 and are elected.
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