Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P010B.pdf)
7 Thursday, January 2d, 1834
Mr. Cogswell from the joint select Committee to which was referred the votes for Governor, given in the several towns and plantations in this State reported that the whole number of votes allowed by the Committee to have been duly returned is Forty Nine Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Two, that of this number Robert P. Dunlap has Twenty Five Thousand Seven Hundred & Thirty One votes. Daniel Goodenow has Eighteen Thousand One Hundred & Twelve votes, Samuel E. Smith has Three Thousand and Twenty Four votes, Thomas A. Hill has Two Thousand Three Hundred & Eighty Four votes, and that of said first number all other persons have one hundred and one votes. That the number necessary to constitute an election is Twenty Four Thousand Six Hundred & Seventy Seven votes; that Robert P. Dunlap, having twenty five thousand seven hundred and thirty one votes, and two thousand one hundred and ten votes more than all other persons voted for, is constitutionally elected Governor of the State of Maine for the current political year. The return of votes from the town of Temple, being Sixty five for Robert P. Dunlap, Twenty three for Daniel Goodenow and six for Thomas A. Hill were rejected by your committee, because the return thereof was not, and never had been sealed. The Committee also rejected the return of votes from the town of Bucksport, being one hundred and thirty eight for Robert P. Dunlap, one hundred and six for Daniel Goodenow, and forty three for Samuel E. Smith, because it was not certified on the outside or on the inside by the Selectmen of Bucksport, but was signed by the Selectmen of _______. They also rejected the return of votes from the town of Harrison, being Seventy Seven for Robert
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