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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P009B.pdf)

9 House of Representatives Thursday January 3, 1833

Ordered, that the Rules and Orders adopted by the House the last year be the Rules and Orders of this House until otherwise ordered, and that Messrs Lowell of East Machias, Magoun of Bath, and McCrate of Nobleborough be a Committee to Report Rules and Orders for the Government of the House.

Mr Frost of Standish was charmed with a Message to the Senate informing them of the organization of the House by the election of Nathan Clifford Esquire of Newfield Speaker and Asaph R Nichols Esq of Augusta Clerk.

Mr. Peirce of Gotham was charged with a similar Message to the Governor and Council.

Ordered that the Clergymen of the Towns of the Torons of Augusta and Hallowell be requested to act as Chaplains of the House during the present session in rotation according to seniority - and Messrs Dumont - of Hallowell, Hobbs of Waterborough, and Sweet of Prospect were appointed a Committee to Communicate the foregoing request to the Clergymen aforesaid and our motion, the House reconsidered the vote whereby they passed the following orders and directed the same to be laid on the table.

A Message was received from the Senate informing the House that the Senate had organized by the choice of Francis O.J. Smith Esq. President and Timothy Jarvis Carter Esq. Secretary

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1833

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