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Senate Journal 1837 (30-318514-P086A.pdf)

162. Monday, Feb. 6.

the like proceedings shall be continued by the respective branches until an election be effected or further attempts be considered unavailing. In the event of the House of Representatives failing to come to an election, on their part, after their four first ballottings, and of the Senate not coming to a choice on their part, after having taken four ballots, the Senate shall cease to ballot and notify the House thereof, whereupon the House shall assign a subsequent day for coming to a choice on their part, and similar proceedings, as before provided, shall be repeated until an election be effected. Which report was read and accepted. Sent down for concurrence.

Bill providing for the disposition and repayment of the public money, apportioned to the State of Maine, on deposite, by the Government of the United States (reported by Mr Greene, from the Joint Select Committee on so much of the Governors Message as relates to the Surplus Revenue,) on motion of Mr Littlefield, was laid upon the table and ordered that 1000 copies of said Bill, be printed for the use of the Legislature.

Bill in favor of the Penobscot tribe of Indians, was read the second time, and the same, on motion of Mr Littlefield was referred to Messrs. Littlefield, Burr and Smith

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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