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House Journal 1836 (30-318951-P012A.pdf)

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14. The Committee on Contested Elections were nominated by the Speaker and appointed by the House as follows - viz Mr Parris of Buckfield Allen " Bangor Bunker " Cranberry Isle Lane " Hollis Hunt " Gorham Fosset " Bristol Paine " Hallowell

On motion by Mr Potter of Augusta, Ordered, That the certificates of the elections of members be taken from the files and referred to the Committee on Elections.

Adjourned to afternoon.

Afternoon. Met according to adjournment.

A message was received from the Senate by Mr Trafton their Secretary informing the House that a vacancy exists at that Board from the tenth Senatorial District and that John L Blake & Levi Johnson are the Constitutional Candidates to fill said vacancy, and proposing a Convention in the Representatives Hall at 11 o'clock tomorrow of both branches, for the purpose of filling such vacancy - and the House concurred and the Clerk was charged with a message to acquaint the Senate therewith.

The joint select Committee to which was referred the returns of votes for Governor for the current political year, reported that the whole number of votes allowed by the

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives 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: 1836

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