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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P050B.pdf)


thereupon appear that a majority of the votes given in are in favor of removal, the Legislature shall make the necessary provisions [?] for the accommodation of the Legislature, and Executive Officers at Portland, at the expense of the State; and the then next ensuing Legislature is to be convened there for the transaction o business, as the time prescribed by the Constitution and the question of adopting said amendment being ordered to be taken by yeas and nays was decided in the negative, as follows, to wit: Yeas. Messrs. Benson, Carr, Maqoun, Manning, Edward Robinson, Elijah Robinson, Rogers, Severance, Smith, Staples, and Whitney -------- 11. Nays. Messrs. Burr, Greene, Ham, Littlefield, Mildram, J.R. Redman, J. Redman, Soule, Strickland, Swift, Talbot, Woodbury and Woodman --------- 13. Mr Maqoun, further moved to amend by striking out the words "free of expense to the State," in the 24th line in the first Section and insert in lieu thereof the words, at the expense of the State, and the question of adopting said amendment was decided in the negative as follows, to wit; Yeas Messrs. Benson, Maqoun, Edward Robinson, Elijah Robinson and Severance, ------- 5. Nays. Messrs. Burr, Carr, Greene, Ham, Littlefield, Manning, Mildram, J.R. Redman, F. Redman, Rogers, Smith, SOule, Staples, Strickland, Swift, Talbot, Woodbury, Whitney and Woodman ---- 19. Mr Robinson of Lincoln moved to strike out after the word State in the first section, 2d line, the words " at their annual Meetings in the Months of March and April next ensuing held for the choice of Officers and others purposes." and insert in lieu thereof "at the Meetings held in the

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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