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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P010B.pdf)

11 The Secretary of State came in and informed the House that he had as required by the Constitution laid before the Senate the returns of votes for Governor for the present year given in, in the several Towns and Plantations within this State and returned to his office for the examination of the two branches of the Legislature.

Ordered that Messrs Small of Monmouth, Bartlett of Garland and Washbum of Livermore, be a Committee to contract with suitable person as an Assistant Clerk to this House at a sum not exceeding two dollars per day.

Ordered that George Lances and Ambrose Finson, Members from the district of Palmyra, Pittsfield, Hartland and Chandlersville, be suspended from their seats till a decision of this House shall otherwise determine.

Ordered that Messrs Shaw of Wiscasset, Jarvis of Ellsworth and Smith of Westbrook be a Committee to ascertain the names of Members present and report the same to this House as soon as convenient, with the numbers of the seats they respectively occupy.

Orders that Messrs Shaw of Wiscasset, Fish of Lincoln, and Counce[?] of Warren be a Committee to contract with some suitable person to perform the duties of Door Keeper and Page, during the present political year and report to the House as soon as possible.

Ordered that the House hold two sessions each day commencing at nine o'clock in the forenoon and two o'clock in the afternoon till otherwise ordered, except on Saturday when there shall be only a forenoon session.

An Order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing

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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