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Senate Journal 1836 (30-318513-P250A.pdf)

488 The Secretary of State came in and laid upon the table the titles of two hundred and ninety Acts and eighty nine Resolves which had been approved by the Governor being all that had been presented to him the present session, and informed the Senate that the Governor had no further communication to make.

Mr Severance of Kennebec rose in his place and addressed the Senate as follows.

Mr President: I rise to offer a Resolution and if seconded to lay it upon the table of the Secretary of the Senate.

The business of the session having been concluded, we are about the adjourn without day. But before we do so, it is proper that the members of this Board should tender to you their most sincere thanks for the upright and able manner in which you have performed the arduous duties devolving upon you. We came together, I would gain believe with a deep and abiding sense of the responsibility we assumed as the Legislative agents of the people of Maine. Much important business has been before us, and in its transaction I trust we have discarded all unworthy considerations, all narrow, illiberal and partial views, all improper bias, all blinding prejudice, all reckless passion; and have been governed in all our action, in the many laborious investigations which it has been necessary to make, by a patient temper, and a calm determination to come to right conclusions, To say we have wisely disposed of all the subjects upon which we have passed, would be claiming an

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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