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Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P021B.pdf)

29 attended to the duties assigned them, reported the following statement of facts, to wit. For Anson G. Chandler 34 ballots Moses Fuller 9 " and ______________________ 146 blank ballots Which report was read and accepted. Whereupon it was declared by the President of the Convention that a majority of the quorum of the Convention was necessary to constitute an election, and that there was no choice. The same committee proceeded the second time to receive, sort & count the votes for said Senator, who having attended the duties assigned them, reported the following statement of facts, to wit Anson Chandler had 34 ballots Moses Fuller " 37 " and there were 67 blank votes. Which Report was read and accepted. No person having a majority of a quorum of the Convention, the Committee proceeded the third time to receive, sort and count the votes, who reported the following statement of facts, to wit: for Anson Chandler 53 ballots Moses Fuller 55 ballots and there were 65 blank ballots Which Report was read and accepted. And no person having a majority of a quorum of the Convention, the same Committee proceeded the fourth time to receive, sort and count the votes, who reported the following statement of facts, to wit. For Anson Chandler 77 ballots " Moses Fuller 31 " and there were 46 blank ballots Whereupon Anson Chandler was declared elected, a majority of the quorum of the Convention having voted, the return of the Convention being 178.

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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