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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P015B.pdf)

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Saturday, January 9. 1836.

The Secretary of the Senate laid upon the table a list of unfinished business referred from the last to the present Legislature - read and laid upon the table till the Joint Standing Committees be appointed.

In Convention. Agreeably to assignment, the two House of the Legislature met in Convention for the purpose of electing seven Counselors and a Secretary of State. Messrs Clark and Fish of the Senate and Messrs Smith of Westbrook, Allen and Tuttle of the House were appointed a Committee to receive, sort and count the votes for Counselors; which Committee, having attended to the duty assigned them, reported that the whole number of votes is ----- 195. Necessary to a choice 98. Jabez Bradbury has 141. William Dunn " 140. Seth Labazee " 140. John Burnham " 138. Joseph Johnson " 140. Charles Greene " 142. Timothy Pilsbury " 141. Jonathan Hammond Jr. 54. Toppan Robie 55 Zina Hyde 55 Joseph H. Underwood 55 Jabez Mowry 54 Samuel Pond 55 John L. Blake 13 Asaph R. Nicholas 2 Jonathan Burnham 1 George M. Chase 1

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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