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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P009A.pdf)


and orders of the last Senate be adopted for the government of the present, until others shall have been established.

On motion of Mr. Bridgham, ordered that a Committee be raised to draft rules and orders for the government of the Senate the current political year; and Messrs Bridgham, Emmons & Manning were appointed for said Committee.

On Motion of Mr. Groton. ordered that a Committee be raised to receive, sort and count the votes for messenger; and Messrs Groton, Knowlton and Porter were appointed said Committee who having attended to the duty assigned them reported that the whole number of votes given were for Samuel Eaton. Samuel Eaton was then declared elected.

On motion of Mr Cobb ordered that the Messenger be authorized to employ an Assistant; and Robert Martin was accordingly appointed.

The Secretary of State came in and laid upon the table the returns of votes for Senators in the several towns and plantations of this State and on motion of Mr Bradbury the same were referred to messrs Rogers, Groton, Bradbury, Farnham, Bridgham, Farnsworth and Tobin.

On motion of Mr Groton, ordered that the Secretary of the Senate prepare twenty four tickets with numbers corresponding with the numbers of the respective seats at the Senate Board excepting one, two, twenty four, twenty eight, twenty nine and thirty; and that each member draw one

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: 1834

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