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Senate Journal 1830 (30-318509-P176A.pdf)

XXXVII The Chairman also read to the Convention, the following report of a Committee of the Council, and Schedule of votes, viz "State of Maine"

In Council December 9th 1829 the Committee of the whole Council, to whom were referred the returns of votes made to the office of the Secretary of State, from the several towns and plantations in this State for Senators, having carefully examined the same, Report, that the District of York is entitled to three Senators - but as no person appears to be elected by a majority of the votes given therein, there are three vacancies. That the District of Cumberland is entitled to three Senators and that Robert P Dunlap Esquire of Brunswick. John L Megquire Esquire of Portland and Theodore Ingalls Esquire of Bridgeton appear to be elected by a majority of votes, given, in that District, That the District of Lincoln is entitled to four Senators, and that Syms Gardner Esqr of Bowdoinham. James Drummond Esquire of Bristol Ebenezer Hilton Esqr of Wiscasset and Halsey Sealey Esqr of Thomaston, appear to be elected by a majority of the votes given in that District. That the District of Hancock is entitled to two Senators, and that Joshua Hall Esquire of Frankfort and Charles Hutchings Junr Esquire of Penobscot appear to be elected by a majority of the votes given in that District. That the District of Washington is entitled to one Senator, but as no person appears to be elected by a majority of the votes given in that District, there is a vacancy. That the District of Kennebec is entitled to three Senators and that Sandford Kingsbery Esqr of Gardiner, Elijah Morse Esquire of Mount Vernon and Asher Hinds Esquire of Clinton appear to be elected by a majority of votes given in that District. That the District of Oxford is entitled to two Senators and that James Steele Esquire of Brownfield and Daniel Hutchinson Esquire of Brownfield and Daniel Hutchinson Esquire of Hartford appear to be elected by a majority of votes given in that District. That the District of Somerset is entitled to one Senator, and that Ebenezer S Phelps Esquire of Fairfield appears to be elected

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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