Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P015A.pdf)
Friday, January, 3d, 1834.
An order came from the House of Representatives, appointing Messrs. Jarvis of Ellsworth, Ross of Shapleigh, Jewett of Portland, Dumont of Hallowell, Batchelder of Union, Brown of Weld, Bronson of Anson, Eastman of Exeter, Sylvester of Hope and Whipple of Calais, a Committee with such as the Senate may join to take into consideration the present pauper system of the State and to report by Bill or otherwise, whether any improvement can be made therein. Read and passed in concurrence, and Messrs. Smith, Bridgham, Kelsey and Manning are joined.
Order from the House of Representatives, appointing Messrs. Parris of Buckfield, Marshall of China and Weeks of Parsonsfield, a Committee with such as the Senate may join to contract with some suitable person to do the State printing for the current political year. Read and passed in concurrence and Messrs. Knowlton, Labaree and Pease are joined.
Mr. Rogers from the Committee to whom was referred the Senatorial votes, made his report, That in the first Senatorial District, the whole number of votes returned according to the provisions of the Constitution is 18,379. Necessary for an election 3,064 Charles N. Cogswell has 3736 Simeon Pease " 3962 Jabez Bradbury " 3964 and are elected.
In the second Senatorial District the whole number of votes returned according to the provisions of the Constitution is 32970 Necessary for an election 4122 Allen H. Cobb has 4956
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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