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A message from the House of Representatives by their Clerk:

“Mr. PresidentThe House of Representatives are ready to meet the Honorable Senate in Convention, for the purpose of proceeding in the elections agreeably to the provisions of the laws of the State.

Og motion of Mr. Adams

Resolved, that the Senate now meet the House of Representatives in Convention for the purpose of proceeding in the elections.

IN CONVENTION.

The Senate and House of Representatives being assembled in Convention in the Representatives's Hall for the purpose

of

proceeding in the elections agreeably to the laws of the State, On motion of Mr. Adams of the Senate

The Convention proceeded to open, read and record the returns of votes given in the several towns and places in this State for Electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and completed the same.

On motion of Mr. Gregg of the Senate

Resolved, that a select committee of five be appointed to receive the returns of votes for Electors of President and Vice President, compare and cast their numbers, and report to the Convention thereon.

Ordered, that Messrs. Gregg and Adams of the Senate, Norris of New Hampton, Spaulding of Nashua, and Thompson of Salem, of the House of Representatives, be that committee.

On motion of Mr. Ayer of Hooksett of the House

The Convention rose and the Senate returned to their Chamber:

IN SENATE.'

On motion of Mr. Comerford

The Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 1840.

Mr. Nutter, from the committee on Unfinished Business, made a report,

Whereupon

Resolved, that the bill, postponed for further consideration from the last to the present session of the Legislature, entitled "An act to abolish the right to vote by proxy, " and so much of the Governor's message at the last June session as relates to the abolition of imprisonment for debt and a geological survey of the State, be referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

That the bill entitled "An act to to disannex the farm owned in common by Ezra Eastman and Samuel Osgood from Gilmanton in the county of Strafford and apnex the same to Gilford in said county," be referred to the committee on Incorporations:

That the bill entitled "An act in addition to an act entitled an act for the support and regulation of primary schools, passed July 6, 1827," and the resolution relating to school returns,

be referred to the cominittee on Education :

That the bill entitled "An act to encourage the culture of silk within this State," be referred to the committee on Agriculture and Manufactures :

And that the bill entitled "An act to divide the State into districts for the choice of Senators,” be referred to the committee on Elections. On motion of Mr. Pickering

The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

A message from the House of Representatives by their Clerk:

“Mr. President - The House of Representatives are now ready to meet the Honorable Senate in Convention for the purpose of proceeding in the elections agreeably to the laws of the State.”

On motion of Mr. Goodhue

Resolved, that the Senate now meet the House of Representatives in Convention for the purpose of proceeding in the elections.

IN CONVENTION.

The Senate and House of Representatives being assembled in Convention in the Representatives' Hall, for the purpose of proceeding in the elections agreably to the laws of the State,

Mr. Gregg of the Senate, from the select committee to whom were referred the returns of votes for Electors of President and Vice President of the United States, with instructions to examine, compare and cast their numbers and report to the Convention thereon, made the following

REPORT:

“The whole number of votes legally returned is * 413,146 Necessary for a choice,

29,511 Estimated as scattering,

799 Samuel Patch has

61 George Nesmith

90 Amos Brewster

140 John P. Weeks

104 Thomas Edwards

148 George B. Nesmith

225 John Weeks

196 Joseph Healey

26,248 George W. Nesmith

25,930 Joseph Cilley

26,248 Andrew Pierce

26,434 William Bixby

(26,247

Thomas M. Edwards •

26,100 Amos A. Brewster

26,110 John W. Weeks

32,371 Stephen Perley

32,663 Samuel Hatch

32,620 Andrew Pierce, jr.

32,419 John Scott

32,670 Francis Holbrook

32,669 Samuel Burns

32,664 And that John W. Weeks, Stephen Perley, Samuel Hatch, Andrew Pierce, jr., John Scott, Francis Holbrook and Samuel Burns are duly chosen Electors of President and Vice President of the United States for the State of Hampshire.

The return of votes from Society Land, for John W. Weeks, Stephen Perley, Samuel Hatch, Andrew Pierce, jr., John Scott, Francis Holbrook and Samuel Burns 31 each, and for John Healey, George W. Nesmith, Joseph Cilley, Andrew Pierce, William Bixby, Thomas M. Edwards, and Amos A. Brewster, 1 each, was not included in the above estimate, not having been seasonably returned.

The votes for Samuel Patch and those for George Nesmith, were returned from the town of Temple, none for Samuel Hatch or George W. Nesmith; those for Amos Brewster, from the towns of Lempster and Bethlehem, none for Amos A. Brewster ; those for John P. Weeks, from the town of Bristol, none for John W. Weeks; those for Thomas Edwards, from the towns of Salem and Croydon, none for Thomas M. Edwards ; those for George B. Nesmith, from the town of Milford, none for George W. Nesmith; those for John Weeks, from the towns of Alexandria and Northumberland, none for John W. Weeks.

From the town of Windham, no votes are returned for Andrew Pierce, jr.

The foregoing report having been Tead,
On motion of Mr. Quincy of Rumney of the House
Resolved, that the same be accepted.

Mr. Sawyer of Nashua, of the House of Representatives, presented the following resolutions :

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in Convention assembled, that the town clerks of the following towns, to wit : Temple, Lempster, Bethlehem, Bristol, Salem, Croydon, Milford, Alexandria, Northumberland, and Windham, be and they hereby are required to appear before the Senate and House of Representatives in Convention on the first day of December next for the purpose of amending their respective returns or certificates of votes given in the several towns aforesaid for Electors of President and Vice President of the United States, and of amending their respective town records of said votes, and to bring with them their respective town records of the meetings held in said towas on the second day of November instant; and that the Clerk of the House of Representatives cause a copy of this resolution to be served on each of the town clerks aforesaid as soon as may be.

Resolved, that a committee of ten be appointed whose duty it shall be to summon before them the town clerks of the several towns aforesaid, as they shall appear in obedience to the requirement contained in the foregoing resolution, and to examine them upon oath touching any error in their respective records or returns aforesaid, and to report to the Convention thereon."

The foregoing resolutions having been read,
On notion of Mr. Baker of Hillsborough of the House
Ordered, that they lie upon the table.
On motion of Mr. Pickering of the Senate

The Convention rose and the Senate returned to their Chamber. 1

IN SENATE.

On motion of Mr. Nettleton

The Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 1840. A message from the House of Representatives by their Clerk:

"Mr. President—The House of Representatives are ready to meet the Honorable Senate in Convention for the purpose of proceeding in the elections agreeably to the laws of the State.”

On motion of Mr. Gregg

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