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OF THE

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HONORABLE SENAT I

OF THE

STATE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE,

AT THEIR SESSION,

HOLDEN AT THE CAPITOL IN CONCORD,

COMMENCING

Uednesday, June 5, 1833.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

CON CORD:

PRINTED BY COFFIN AND ROBY-FOR THE STATE.

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 1833. This being the day prescribed by the Constitution for the General Court of New-Hampshire to assemble, His Excellency, the Governor and the Honorable Council came into the Senate Chamber, and the following gentlemen, elected senators, took and subscribed the oath of office agreeably to the provisions of the Constitution, viz. From Senatorial District

No. 2, Hon. Abel Brown,
No. 3, Hon. Jesse Carr,
No. 4, Hon. Cyrus Barton,
No. 5, Hon. James Farrington,
No. 8, Hon. Jacob Tuttle,
No. 10, Hon. Austin Corbin,
No. 11, Hon. Caleb Blodgett,

No. 12, Hon. Jared W. Williams. His Excellency the Governor and the Honorable Council then withdrew.

The Senate was called to order by the Clerk.
On motion of Mr. Barton-

The senate proceeded to the choice of a chairman, and Mr. Carr was elected, and took the chair.

On motion of Mr. Farrington

The senate proceeded to the choice of a President, and the Hon. Jared W. Williams was elected.

Mr. Williams addressed the Senate, signifying his acceptance, and took the chair.

On motion of Mr. Carr

The Senate proceeded to the choice of a clerk, and Winthrop A. Marston was elected.

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On motion of Mr. Farrington

The Senate proceeded to the choice of an Assistant Clerk, and Joseph Clough was elected.

On motion of Mr. Brown

The Senate proceeded' to the choice of a Door-Keeper, and Jacob Tyler was elected.

On motion of Mr. Farrington

Ordered, That Mr. Farrington be a committec to inform Winthrop A. Marston of his election, as clerk ; and Joseph Clough of his election as assistant clerk of the Senate. • On motion of Mr. Barton

Ordered, That the Assistant Clerk notify Jacob Tyler of his election, as do orkeeper.

Winthrop A. Marston and Joseph Clough appeared and were sworn to the faithful discharge of the duties of their respective uffices.

On motion of Mr. Carr--

Ordered, That the Clerk notify the House of Representatives, that the Senate have assembled, chosen their constitutional officers, and are now ready to proceed to business.

On motion of Mr. Corbin

Resolved, That the Rules and Regulations of the Senate for the last year, be adopted as the Rules and Regulations of the senate for the present year, or until otherwise ordered.

On motion of Mr. Brown

Resolved, That the times to which the senate shall adjourn, shall be ten o'clock in the forenoon, and three o'clock in the afternoon, until otherwise ordered.

Mr. Barton presented a communication from Warren Lovell, Esq. which was read and is as follows, viz.

" To the Honorable Senate of New-Hampshire now in session, June 5th, 1833.

Having been constitutionally elected senator in the sixth senaatorial district in this state for the current year by a clear and fair majority of all the votes cast in said district on the 12th day of March, and believing the electors to have deposited their ballots under the expectation of a willingness on my part to accept the trust, and to sustain, by all lawful means, their rights, secured to them by the Constitution and laws of the state, I cannot, without a just forfeiture of their confidence, yield those rights, vested in me by their suffrages.

Therefore in the name and in behalf of the electors in said district, I respectfully ask the Hon. Senate to exercise their constituti onal power, in judging of their own elections, and to cause the votes for senator in said district, to be laid before them and

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the same to be canvassed, declaring the result according to the will of the people.

I have the honor to be

with perfect respect,
your obedient servant,

WARREN LOVELL."
Un motion of Mr. Barton-

Resolved, That the foregoing communication be referred to a select committee of three, with instructions to report thereon.

Ordered, That Messrs. Barton, Carr and Farrington be said committee.

On motion of Mr. Carr

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to lay be· fore the Senate the Record of the return of votes given for Sen

ators in the several senatorial districts in this state, at the election in March last.

Mr. Barton laid before the Senate certain papers purporting to be depositions and copies of Records relative to votes cast in the town of Eaton, in the election of a senator iu senatorial district No. 6.

On motion

Ordered, That the same be referred to the select committee appointed to take into consideration the communication from Warren Lovell, Esq.

The Secretary of state came in and laid before the Senate the Record of the returns of votes cast for senators, at the election in March last.

On motion of Mr. Barton

Ordered, That said Record be referred to said last mentioned Committee.

A message from the House of Representatives, by their clerk:

" Mr. President, I am directed to inform the Honorable senate, that the House of Representatives have assembled, have chosen the Honorable Charles G. Atherton, Speaker, Jaines Clark, Clerk, and Arlond Carroll, Assistant Clerk, and are now ready to proceed to business.

And he withdrew.
On motion of Mr. Carr-

The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

The senate met according to adjournment.
A message from the House of Representatives by their clerk;

“ Mr. President,—The House of Representatives have passed e resolution appointing Messrs. French, Patterson and Noyes, ? committee with such as the senate may join, to wait on his Exellency, the Governor, and inform him that quorums of both

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