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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P011A.pdf)


Saturday. January 7. 1837.

Met according to adjournments.

On motion of Mr. Manning Ordered, that a Committee of three be appointed to prepare Rules and Orders to be observed in the Senate, during the present political year; and Messrs. Manning, Benson and Greene were appointed said Committee.

On motion of Mr Burr, Ordered, that the Secretary of Stet be requested to deposit the several volumes containing the Journals of the Senate, within the archives of the Senate Chamber during the present session.

Mr Benson announced to the Board that Luther Severance, Senator elect from the fourth Senatorial District, was present and ready to take and subscribe the necessary oaths. He was conducted by Mr Benson to the Governor and Council, before whom he took and subscribed the oaths required by the Constitution to qualify him to enter upon the discharge id his official duties and took his seat at the Senate Board.

On motion of Mr Soule Ordered, that Messrs Soule, Magoun and Severance be a Committee to call upon the several officiating Clergymen of Augusta and Hallowell and request them to perform in rotation

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: 1837

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