House Journal 1833 (30-318948-P012B.pdf)
15 year, 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 required by the constitution, reported that they had attended to the duty assigned them, and the Governor was pleased to say that he accepted office, and would meet the two branches in the Representatives Hall forthwith to take and subscribe the oaths required by constitution to enter upon the discharge of his official duties.
A Message was received from the Senate proposing a convention of the two Houses of the lEgislature to meet forthwith in the Representatives chamber for the purpose of qualifying the Governor elect, and requesting the concurrence of the House - and the House concurred and informed the Senate by their clerk -
Agreeably to assignment the two Houses met in convention in the Representatives chamber, when Samuel E. Smith the Governor elect, attended by the Council and Secretary of State and preceded by the Sheriff of Kennebec, came in and took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of his official duties - and the Secretary of State made proclamation accordingly - and the convention separated.
Ordered that the Principal of the Hartford Asylum for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, have the use of the Representatives Hall on Monday afternoon next, for the purpose of exhibiting the acquirements of his pupils.
The Secretary of State came in and laid on the table a write Message from the Governor which was read by the Speaker and on Motion was laid on the table and
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