Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P014B.pdf)
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17 Friday, January 8, 1836 [underlined] Met according to adjournment.
In Convention [underlined] Agreeably to assignment the two Houses of the Legislature met in Convention for the purpose of filling the vacancy in the Tenth Senatorial District:
Messrs Jewett and Robinson of the Senate, and Messrs Mildram, Farley and Foster of the House, were appointed a Committee to receive, sort and count the votes; who, having attended to the duties assigned them, reported that the whole number of votes is... ... 178. Necessary for a choice 90. Levi Johnson has 158. John L. Blake " 20. and there are no Blanks. Levi Johnson [underlined] was declared duly elected to fill the vacancy in the Tenth Senatorial District and the Convention separated.
In Senate On motion of Mr Benson: Ordered. that the Secretary of the Senate notify Levi Johnson Esq.[underlined] that he has been Constitutionally elected Senator to fill the vacancy in the Tenth Senatorial District, and request his immediate attendance at the Senate Board. The Joint Select Committee, to which was referred the subject of the Joint Rules and Orders. reported in part. That the 55th Rule of the House and 23 Rule of the Senate be so far amended that instead of a Joint
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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