Senate Journal 1834 (30-318511-P022A.pdf)
30 The two Houses agreeably to assignment in Convention for the purpose of electing seven Counsellors, and Secretary of State. Ordered that Messrs. Bradbury and Farnsworth of the Senate, and Moore, Sylvester and Robinson of the House be a committee to receive, sort and count the votes for seven counsellors, to advise the Governor in the Executive part of the Government for the current political year, who having attended to the duties assigned them, reported that the whole number of votes is 181. Necessary to an election 92 Nathaniel Clark has 140 Edmund Mann " 139 Asa Clark " 139 Samuel Moore " 140 John H. Jarvis " 139 John O'Brien " 137 Edward Williams " 138 Nathaniel Hobbs has 42 Silas Blake " 42 Benj. Randall " 42 Rowland Carlton " 42 Hiram Belcher " 42 Elijah L. Hamlin " 42 Isaac Farrar " 42 Amos Hodgman " 1 Mr. Frost of Standish 1 Major Jack Downing 1 Blanks 3 The seven Gentlemen first named were declared elected.
Messrs. Cobb and Prescott of the senate and Messrs. Hubbard, Hall and Moore of the House were appointed a Committee to receive, sort and count the votes for Secretary of State, who having performed the duties assigned them reported that,
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