VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS.
MONDAY, the third day of November, one thousand eight hundred, being
the day appointed by the constitution
and form of government for the meeting of the general assembly, appeared
in the senate,
CHARLES CARROLL, of Carrollton,
WILLIAM HAMMOND DORSEY,
WILLIAM HINDMAN, and
WILLIAM HEMSLEY, junior,
Who adjourn till to-morrow morning.
T U E S
D A Y, November 4,
THE same members appeared as on yesterday.
John Grahame and Charles Goldsborough, junior, Esquires,By the SENATE, November 4, 1800.
appeared in the senate.
A sufficient number of members to compose a senate being
convened, they severally qualified in the presence
of each other, before Allen Quynn, Esquire, one of the justices of the
peace for Anne-Arundel county, agreeably
to the constitution and form of government.
The senate then proceeded to the election of a president;
the ballot box being prepared, and the ballots deposited
therein, on examination thereof it appeared, that John Thomas, Esquire,
was unanimously elected.
Whereupon it is declared in the senate, that John Thomas,
Esquire, is unanimously elected president thereof.
The senate appointed Mr. William Sanders Green clerk,
who qualified as such, by taking the several oaths
required, and subscribing a declaration of his belief in the Christian
The senate appointed Mr. Edward Roberts messenger, and
Mr. Jonathan Parker door-keeper. ORDERED,
That the be qualified.
The president communicates to the senate a letter from
the secretary of the senate of the United States, with
a copy of their journals at the first session of the sixth congress; which
The following message was prepared, read, agreed to,
and sent to the house of delegates by the clerk.
The senate having a sufficient number of members to
compose a house, are ready to proceed to the business
of the session.
W. S. GREEN, clk.
The clerk of the house of delegates delivers the following
By the HOUSE of DELEGATES, November 4, 1800.
GENTLEMEN OF THE SENATE,
YOUR message of this morning we have received; a quorum
of the house of delegates being also assembled,
we are ready to proceed to business. The time of sitting appointed
by us is from nine o'clock in the morning till
three o'clock in the afternoon.
W. H. HARWOOD, clk.
Which was read.
The senate adjourns till to-morrow morning 10 o'clock.
W E D N
E S D A
Y, November 5, 1800.
THE senate met. Present the same members as
on yesterday. John Chesley, Esquire, appeared and qualified
in the presence of the senate, before Allen Quynn, Esquire, one of the
justices of the peace for Anne-Arundel
county, agreeably to the constitution and form of government. The
proceedings of Monday the third,
and yesterday, were read.