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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P021A.pdf)


Wednesday January 11, 1837.

Met according to adjournments.

Mr. Strickland, from the Committee to which was recommitted the Senatorial votes, so far as relates to the case of Edward Robinson of the Third Senatorial District, made a report, and further proceedings on the same, were, on motion of Mr. Magoun, postponed till tomorrow at ten o'clock.

On motion of Mr Magoun, The Senate reconsidered their vote of yesterday, whereby they proposed a convention of the two Houses, this day at eleven o'clock for the purpose of electing Counsellors and Secretary of State, and propose a Convention of the two Houses in the Representatives Hall, tomorrow at eleven o'clock, for the same purposes, - of which the House informed by message and their concurrence requested.

A message was received from the House of Representatives, that that Body had concurred with the Senate in their reconsideration and proposition for a convention of the two Houses, tomorrow at eleven o'clock, to choose seven Counsellors, and Secretary of State.

Mr Strickland announced to the Board that Marshall H. Whitney, Senator elect from the Tenth Senatorial District, was present and ready to take and subscribed the necessary oaths.

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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