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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P016A.pdf)

Mon. Jan. 9th 22.

votes were given in is stated - these votes were rejected. The return from Wesley is not in the unusual from - it is not attested by the Town Clerks on the inside, non signed by the Selectmen on the outside - the votes were rejected. In the return from the Alderman from the City of Portland, was enclosed an attested copy of the return received by them from the "Islands in the City of Portland" from which the following is an extract -" State of Maine, Cumberland County, City of Portland, at a legal meeting of the Island in the City of Portland, qualified according to the constitution to vote for State Officers - holden on the second Monday of September, being the twelfth day of said month in the year of our Lord 1836 - The said inhabitants gave in their votes for Governors and likewise for Representative to Congress, Senators, County Treasurer, Registers of Deeds and Representatives to Maine Legislature and the same were received, sorted, counted and declared in open ward meeting, by their warden, who presided, and in preserve of the Ward Clerk, who formed a list of the persons voted for, and made a record then of as follows, to wit, for Robert P. Dunlap, Governor 36" votes - on the copy of the return of which the preceding is an contract [?], is the following certificate - "City of Portland, September 13. 1836. The foregoing is the copy of a certificate received from the Island Ward, within twenty four hours after the close of the polls, sealed up, which votes were not counted for the several officers therein mentioned, by the Board of alderman, because the certificate was not attested by the Warden, as well as

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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