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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P013A.pdf)

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14 tested by the Clerks of these towns, and were severally rejected by your Committee.

The return from North Berwick in the County of York was signed by but one of the Selectmen of said town and was therefore rejected by your Committee. Lincoln and Chester in the County of Penobscot, were not made to the Office of Secretary of State thirty days prior to the first Wednesday of January as the Constitution requires, and were therefore rejected by your Committee:

Which report was read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence. Concurred.

On motion of Mr Talbot Ordered[underlined] that Messers. Talbot, Merrow and Latham be a Committee, with such as the House may join, to wait on Robert P Dunlap[name is underlined] and inform him, that he had elected by the People[underlined] Governor[underlined] of the State[underlined] of Maine[underlined] for the current political year, and that the two Houses of the Legislation are ready to convene in the Representatives Hall, that in their presence, he may take and subscribe the oaths of office required by the Constitution.

Read and passed. Sent down for concurrence.

Came up concurred and Messrs Shaw of Sanford, Stone, Tibbets. Gordon and Chadwick are joined.

On motion of Mrs Farvis, Ordered[underlined] that a message be sent to the House of Representatives, for opening a Convention of the two Houses in the Representatives Chamber, forthwith, for the purpose qualifying the Governor that, for the current political year. Which message was delivered by the Secretary.

A message was received from the House concurring in the foreign proposition.

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: 1836

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