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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P014A.pdf)


by the Council, and a Deputy Sheriff of Kennebec County and before the President of the Senate and in presence of both Houses of the Legislature, took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution, to qualify him to enter upon the discharge of his official duties.

The Secretary of State then made proclamation that Robert P. Dunlap is Governor of the State of Maine for the current political year, and to be respected and obeyed as such.

The Governor and Council then withdrew and the Convention separated.

In Senate On motion, ordered, that a message be sent to the Governor, informing him that the Senate is now in session and ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make; which message was delivered by the Secretary.

The Secretary of State came in and laid upon the table a written message from the Governor, which was read and ordered to lie on the table, and that four hundred copies be printed for the use of the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Cobb, ordered, that Messrs. Cobb, Prescott, and Allen be a Committee to select one regular officiating Minister of the Gospel of each denomination in the town of Augusta and respectfully request them to officiate as Chaplains at the Senate Board, according to seniority during the current political year.

On motion of Mr. Pease, ordered that when the Senate adjourn, it adjourn to meet again at

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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