Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P173B.pdf)
M Boutelle stated that he held in his hand extracts from the Journal of the Senate, which had been made at his request by the Assistant Secretary of the Senate and which he asked leave to lay upon the table of the Chairman Leave was granted accordingly and they were read by the Chairman of the Convention as follows.
"In Senate January 14th 1830 on motion of Mr Phelps.Ordered that Messrs Dunlap, Hilton, Hutchinson, Ingalls, Healey & Hutchins be a committee to examine the returns of votes from the several Towns and Plantations, in the State for Senators, ascertain who are elected, what number of vacancies exist, and who are the constitutional candidates.
January 26th 1830 Mr Dunlap from the Committee appointed to examine the returns of votes from the several towns and plantations in the State for Senators, ascertain who are elected, what number of vacancies exists and who are the constitutional candidates made a report as follows: State of Maine In Senate January 26th 1830 The Committee appointed to examine the returns of votes from the several towns and plantations in the State for Senators, ascertain who are elected, what number of vacancies exist, and who are the Constitutional Candidates, having attended to that duty. Report That in the District of York the whole number of votes given in and returned in conformity with the provisions of the Constitution are 7056 Necessary to constitute an election 3529 Benjamin Pike has 3529 Hon Abijah Usher Junior has 3530 and are elected. At the bottom of the Certificial from the town of Kittery the Selectmen, and Town Clerk certify as follows to wit, "After the above votes were counted and declared, and before the Record was made, two more votes were given in for Moses Sweat
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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