Report of Contested Elections, in the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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True & Rowe, 1812 - Elections - 52 pages
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Page 15 - To the Honorable the Senate and the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in General Court assembled...
Page 27 - ... to which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals. Dated this seventh day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten.
Page 39 - To the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts : The Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court...
Page 17 - ... same 4. To choose a board of Selectmen for the year ensuing 5. To Bring in their votes for Governor, Counsellor, Senator, County treasurer and Register of deeds 6. To Bring in their votes for six representatives to represent this State in the Congress of the United States 7. To Choose a representative to represent said town in the General Court to be holden at Concord on the first Wednesday of June next 8. To choose all necessary Town officers for the year eneuing 9.
Page 36 - The House of Representatives shall be the judge of the returns, elections, and qualifications of its own members, as pointed out in the constitution...
Page 51 - No remonstrance, against the election of any member, shall be sustained or committed in the House, unless at the time of presenting the same to the House, the said remonstrance be accompanied by evidence that a copy of the same remonstrance has been given to some one of the Selectmen of the town, whose elective franchise...
Page 31 - ... are of opinion, and do accordingly so report — That although the conduct of certain individuals, inhabitants of said town, relative to the election of the members aforesaid, is highly reprehensible, and such as ought not, and such as in the opinion of your Committee never will be countenanced by this House. Yet as it has not been made to appear to the satisfaction of your Committee, that the said members were in any measure concerned in or consenting to those highly reprehensible transactions...
Page 27 - Kirchoff, or his legal representatives ; to which payment, to be made, I bind myself, or my legal representatives, by this instrument.
Page 52 - Sfcaier ruled, that the rules, with regard to elections, adopted by the last House, on the 28th of February, be considered as the rules of proceeding for the present House.
Page 44 - Ely, before the Supreme Judicial Court, holden at Northampton, within and for the county of Hampshire, on the last Tuesday of April last past, was convicted of high crimes and misdemeanors, and was thereupon sentenced to confinement for a term not yet elapsed. And whereas a large number of disorderly and seditious persons, on the 12th day of June current, riotously assembled, did violently break the goal in Springfield, in the...

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