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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P023B.pdf)


On motion of Mr Staples, Ordered that the Secretary of the Senate be directed to notify Asaph R. Nichols that he has been duly elected Secretary of State for the current political year.

Bill for the removal of the seat of Government from Augusta to Portland introduced in the House, came up, referred to a Joint Select Committee, consisting on the part of the House, of Messrs. Paris of Buckfield, Emery of Saco, Shaw of Orono, McLellan of Eastport, Coney of Augusta, Littlefield of Minot, Richards of Ellsworth, Vose of Knox, Sewall of Bath and Prescott of St. Albans, with such as the Senate may join read and referred in concurrence, and Messrs. Burr, Severance, Maqoun, Greene and Ham were joined.

The President announced the following standing Committees of the Senate, to writ:

On Bills in the second Reading.

Messrs. Littlefield Greene, Ham, Benson, Severance, Manning,

Messrs. T. Redman, Maqoun, Strickland, J.R. Redman, Higgins, Woodman.

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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