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House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P012A.pdf)

14 Votes for Governor given in, in the several towns and plantations in this State, that the whole number of votes allowed by the Committee to have been duly retained, is sixty thousand five hundred and ninety seven - that of this number Samuel E. Smith his thirty one thousand nine hundred and eighty seven votes - Daniel Goodenow, has twenty seven thousand six hundred and fifty one votes - Moses Carleton has eight hundred and sixty nine votes, and that of said first number all other persons have ninety votes - That the number necessary to constitute an election, is thirty thousand two hundred and ninety nine votes - That Samuel E. Smith, having thirty one thousand nine hundred and eighty seven votes - and three thousand three hundred and seventy nine votes more than all other persons voted for, is constitutionally elected Governor of the State of Maine for current political year - came from the Senate accepted for concurrence - and the House concurred - sent up.

An Order came from the Senate for concurrence appointing Messrs. Emerson, Boutillo and Webb with such as the House may join to wait on Samuel E. Smith Esquire and inform him that the has been elected by the people people Governor of the State of Maine for the current political years, and that the two houses of the Legislature are ready to convene in the Representatives Hall, that in their presence he may take and subscribe the Oaths of office acquired by the Constitution- and the House concurred and joined Messrs Jarvis of Ellsworth, Magoun of Bath, Frost of Standish, Moreton of Augusta and Counce[?] of Warren - sent up.

The committee appointed to wait on Samuel E. Smith Esq. and inform him that he had been chosen by the people Governor of the State of Maine for the current political

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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