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Senate Journal 1825 (30-318504-P125A.pdf)


[Left margin: 1825 February 24.]

passed to be engrossed in the House, came up for concurrence, and was read once and committed to Messrs Dunlap, Green and Holland, and tomorrow at 10 o clock assigned for a 2d reading.

[Left margin: Report]

Mr. Ripley from the committee of conference on the difference of the two Houses upon the order directing the committee on State Lands to inquire what lands, if any, belong to Massachusetts and Maine, adjoining the town of Gilead,” reported that they had met the conferees on the part of the House, who had agreed to report that the House ought to recede from their vote by which they refused to concur in passing the order: Read and accepted; And the order came up concurred.

[Left margin: Choice of Senator]

The two Houses then met in convention for the purpose of coming to the choice of a Senator for the County of Somerset, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Jonas Parlin Jun. Esq

The whole number of votes given was – 112

Necessary to a choice – 57

Richard Sawtelle Esq. had – 108

and was declared to be duly elected.

The two Houses then separated.

[Left margin: Resolve]

Resolve in addition to a Resolve apportioning State Representatives,” passed to be engrossed in the House, came up for concurrence, and was read and passed to be engrossed in concurrence.

[Left margin: Order to notify Senator]

On motion of Mr. Dunlap,

Ordered that the Secretary of State be directed to notify Richard Sawtell Esq. that he has been duly elected by a joint ballot of both branches of the Legis-

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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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