Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P009A.pdf)
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On motion of Mr. Frye. Ordered. That the messenger be authorized to appoint an assistant messenger, And John M. William was accordingly appointed.
The Secretary of State, came in and laid on the table a list of notes given in the several towns and plantations in this state. For Governor in the current political years and the same were referred to a point local committee. Enlisting on the hand of the Senate of Mr. Clark, Benson and Wesley, with such as the House my join.
Sent down for concurrence came up and Mayers Smith of Westbrook Bodwell of Shapleigh, Garcelon of Lewiston, Lake of Buckport, Hosler of Pembrook, Wells of Hallowell and Shaw of Orono. Were joined in concurrence.
On motion of Mr. Welsey. Ordered, that when Senate adjourn it shall be to meet again at half past two o'clock this afternoon and accordingly the SenateAdjourned,
Afternoon,Met according to adjournment.
A message was received informing the Senate that the House was duly organized by the election of Jonathan Billey ESQ. of Thomaston Speaker and James L. Child Clerk.
On motion of Mr. Talbert, Ordered, That the Secretary of State be required to obsolete the several volumes containing the journals of the Senate within the archives of the Senate Chamber during the present session.
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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