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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P023A.pdf)

36. Thurs. Jun. 12.

Webster Kelley has 62. Abram S. Patten -"- 2. Robert Patten -"- 2. The seven Gentlemen first named were declared duly elected.

Messrs. Benson and Carr of the Senate, and Messrs. Brooks of York, Coney of Augusta, and Judkins of Houlton, of the House were appointed a Committee to receive, sort and count the votes for Secretary of State - Which Committee, having attended to the duties assigned them, reported that the whole number of votes given in was - 187. Necessary for a choice, 94. Asaph R. Nichols has 186. F.O.J. Smith -"- 1. and seven blanks. Asaph R. Nichols was declared duly elected Secretary of State, for the current political year, and the Convention separated.

In Senate.

On motion of Mr Swift, Ordered, that the Secretary of State be directed to notify Henry Hobbs, William Dunn, Josiah Merrow, Joseph Johnson, David W. Lothrop, Samuel Vearie and Samuel Small, that they have been duly elected Councilors to advice the Governor in the Executive Department for the current political year, and request their immediate attendance.

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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