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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P008A.pdf)

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Senate Jany. 6 1825

[Thermometer ordered]

On motion of Mr. Dunlap , Ordered that the Secretary of this Board be authorized to procure a Thermometer for the use of the Senate Chamber.

[Chaplain chosen]

The Senate then proceeded to the choice of a Chaplain; on the first ballot, Revd. Elijah Kellogg had 10 votes, Revd. Russell Streeter had 6 Votes, Revd. Samuel Rand had 3 Votes, and Revd. Ichabod Nichols had 1 Vote; and no choice was therefore effected.

On the 2d Ballot Revd. Elijah Kellogg had 10 votes, Revd. Russell Streeter had 7 votes, Revd. Samuel Rand 2 Votes, and there was 1 Blank Ballot. The Revd. Elijah Kellogg was then declared elected; and Messrs. Green, Parlin, & Dunn were appointed a Committee to wait on him and inform him of his election.

[Report on Votes for Governor]

Mr. Stebbins from the Joint Committee appointed to examine the returns of Votes given in the several towns and plantations in this State for Governor, reported that they have examined the same and find the whole number of Votes duly returned to be twenty thousand four hundred and nineteen; necessary to a choice, ten thousand two hundred and ten, and that Albion K. Parris Esqr. has nineteen thousand seven hundred and fifty nine, and is chosen Governor of this State.

The Committee further report that the Votes from the following Towns and plantations were rejected, viz: from the town of Hancock in the County of Hancock, there being no town of

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: 1825

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