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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P172B.pdf)


Proceedings of the Convention assembled [See Journal of the Senate Page 72] to fill out the vacancies at the Senate Board from the Districts of York & Washington.

Chamber of the House of Representatives Portland February 2nd 1830.

On this day at eleven oclock, the House of Representatives being in session, agreeably to the request of said House of Representatives contained in their Preamble & Order communicated by message to the Senate yesterday by the Clerk of the House. the following Senators elect, came in, viz, James Drummond Syms Gardner, Halsey Healey, Ebenezer Hilton, Asher J Hinds, Sandford Hingsbury. Elijah Morse & Ebenezer S Phelps, and seats were assigned to them by the Speaker- Thereupon it was Resolved that the members of the House of Representatives present, and the Senators present, do now form themselves into a Convention for the purpose of filling the vacancies at the Senate Board.

The Speaker of the House presided as Chairman of the Convention.

On motion of Mr Kent of Bangor,

Resolved that the Clerk of the House, be requested to officiate as Secretary of the Convention - and he entered upon the duty accordingly-

Mr Kingsbury of the Senate presented the following Protest which was read and ordered to be entered on the Journal of the Convention " State of Maine In Convention Feb 2nd 1830"

"Whereas by the decease of the Hon Enoch Lincoln, late Governor of the State of Maine, it became the duty of the President of the Senate to

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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