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tives of the General Assembly of Indiana, which I do with gratitude for the kindness and confidence that called me to so honorable a pon sition. I am yours truly,

J. W. GORDON

Mr. Bundy moved that we now proceed to the election of Speaker. Which was taken by consent.

Mr. Heffren nominated Cyrus M. Allen.

Those who voted for Cyrus M. Allen, of Knox County, were,

Messrs. Anderson, Bingham, Black, Brett, Bryan, Bundy, Burgess, Cameron, Campbell, Cason, Collins of Whitley, Collins of Adams, Combs, Cooprider, Crain, Dashiel, Davis, Dobbins, Edson, Epperson, Erwin, Feagler, Ferguson, Fisher, Ford, Fordyce, Frasier, Gifford, Goar, Gresham, Hall, Harvey, Haworth, Hayes, Heffren, Henricks, Hopkins, Horton, Howard, Hudson, Hurd, Jenkinson, Jones of Tippecanoe, Jones of Vermillion, Jones of Wayne, Kendrick, Knowlton, Lods, Lee, Lightner, McLean, Moody, Moorman, Moss, Mutz, Nebeker, Orr, Parrett, Pitts, Polk, Prow, Ragan, Randall, Robbins, Roberts, Sherman, Sloan, Smith of Bartholomew, Smith of Miami, Stevenson, Stotsenburg, Trier, Thomas, Thompson, Turner, Underwood, Warrúm, Wells, Williams, Wilson, Woodhull and Woods.83.

Whereupon, Cyrus M. Allen, having received all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives for the present special session of the General Assembly, and was conducted to the chair by Messrs. Gresham and Heffren. Whereupon the Speaker returned his acknowledgments for the honor conferred upon him, and entered upon the discharge of the duties of his office.

On motion by Mr. Fisher,
The House proceeded to the election of Principal Clerk.

Mr. Fisher nominated Henry Crawford.

Those who voted for Mr. Crawford were,

Messrs. Anderson, Bingham, Black, Brett, Bryan, Bundy, Burgess, Cameron, Campbell, Cason, Collins of Whitley, Collins of Adams, Combs, Cooprider, Crain, Dashiel, Davis, Dobbins, Edson, Epperson, Erwin, Ferguson, Fisher, Ford, Fordyce, Frasier, Gifford, Goar, Gresham, Hall, Harvey, Haworth, Hayes, Heffren, Henricks, Hopkins, Horton, Howard, Hudson, Hurd, Jenkinson, Jones of Tippecanoe, Jones of Vermillion, Jones of Wayne, Kendrick, Knowlton, Lods, Lane, Lee, Lightner, McLean, Moody, Moorman, Moss, Mutz, Nebeker, Newman, Orr, Packard, Parrett, Pitts, Polk, Prow, Ragan, Randall, Robbins, Roberts, Sherman, Sloan, Smith of Bartholomew, Smith of Miami, Stevenson, Stotsenburg, Trier, Thomas, Thompson, Turner, Underwood, Warrum, Wells, Williams, Wilson, Woodhull, Woods and Mr. Speaker-86.

Henry Crawford having received all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives for the present special session, and having first duly qualified, entered upon the discharge of the duties of his office.

Message from the Senate by Mr. Tyner, their Secretary:

MR. SPEAKER:

I am directed by the Senate to inform the House that the Senate has adopted the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Secretary inform the House that the Senate has organized by electing Thomas M. Brown, Principal Secretary; William H. Drapier, Assistant Secretary; Samuel G. Thompson, Principal Doorkeeper, and Henry Vandugrift, Assistant Doorkeeper, and that the Senate is ready to proceed to business.

Charles W. Chapman, of Kosciusko county, elected to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the Hon. Thomas G. Boydston, deceased, appeared, presented his credentials, was duly qualified and took his seat upon the floor of the House.

On motion by Mr. Dobbins, The House proceeded to the election of Assistant Clerk of the House.

Azel P. Newkirk was re-nominated.

Those who voted for Mr. Newkirk were, Messrs. Anderson, Bingham, Black, Brett, Bryan, Bundy, Burgess, Cameron, Campbell, Čason, Collins of Whitley, Collins of Adams, Combs, Cooprider, Crain, Dashiel, Davis, Dobbins, Edson, Epperson, Erwin, Ferguson, Fisher, Ford, Fordyce, Frasier, Gifford, Goar, Gresham, Grover, Hall, Harvey, Haworth, Hayes, Heffren, Henricks, Hopkins, Horton, Howard, Hudson, Hurd, Jenkinson, Jones of Tippecanoe, Jones of Wayne, Jones of Vermillion, Kendrick, Knowlton, Lods, Lane, Lee, Lightner, McLean, Moody, Moorman, Moss, Mutz, Nebeker, Newman, Orr, Packard, Parrett, Pitts, Polk, Prow, Ragan, Randall, Robbins, Roberts, Sherman, Sloan, Smith of Bartholomew, Smith of Miami, Stevenson, Stotsenburg, Trier, Thomas, Thompson, Turner, Underwood, Warrum, Wells, Williams, Wilson, Woodhull, Woods and Mr. Speaker–86.

Mr. Newkirk having received all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Principal Assistant Clerk of the House for the present special session, and having duly qualified, entered upon the duties of his office.

On motion, John Matthews was nominated for the office of Principal Doorkeeper of the House.

Those who voted for John Matthews for Principal Doorkeeper, were,

Messrs. Anderson, Bingham, Black, Brett, Bryan, Bundy, Burgess, Cameron, Campbell, Cason, Chapman, Collins of Whitley, Collins of Adams, Combs, Cooprider, Crain, Dashiel, Davis, Dobbins, Edson, Epperson, Erwin, Ferguson, Fisher, Ford, Fordyce, Frasier, Gifford, Goar, Grover, Hall, Haworth, Hayes, Heffren, Henricks, Hopkins, Horton, Howard, Hudson, Hurd, Jenkinson, Jones of Tippecanoe, Jones of Vermillion, Jones of Wayne, Kendrick, Knowlton, Lods, Lane, Lee, Lightner, McClurg, Moody, Moorman, Moss, Mutz, Nebeker, Newman, Owens, Packard, Parrett, Pitts, Polk, Prosser, Prow, Ragan, Randall, Robbins, Roberts, Sherman, Smith of Bartholomew, Smith of Miami, Stevenson, Stotsenburg, Sloan, Trier, Thomas, Thompson, Turner, Underwood, Warrum, Wells, Williams, Wilson, Woodruff and Mr. Speaker-85.

Mr. Matthews having received all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Principal Doorkeeper of the House for the present special session.

On motion by Mr. McLean,

Resolved, That the Doorkeeper be requested to appoint John Johnson, of Owen county, as his Principal Assistant Doorkeeper during the present session.

Which was agreed to.

On motion by Mr. Orr,

· Resolved, That the Senate be informed that the House of Representatives has organized by electing Hon. C. M. Allen, Speaker, Henry Crawford, Principal Clerk; A. P. Newkirk, Assistant Clerk;

John Mathers, Principal Doorkeeper, and that they are ready to proceed to Legislative business.

On motion by Mr. Cameron,

Resolved, That the House invite the members of the Musical Institute of this city under the charge of Mr. Suffren, to sing the “Star Spangled Banner” and “Red, White and Blue," and that the Senate be invited to be present.

On motion by Mr. Gresham,

Resolved, That his Excellency, the Governor, be directed to make provision for the accommodation of all military companies that are now in the city and not mustered into the service of the United States until otherwise ordered by the General Assembly.

On motion by Mr. Frasier, Resolved, That the thanks of this House be tendered to the ladies and gentlemen composing Mr. Suffren's Musical troop, for their kindness and courtesy shown this House by singing so finely those patriotic and national songs.

On motion by Mr. Bundy,
The House adjourned till to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.

THURSDAY MORNING, 9 O'CLOCK, I

April 25, 1861.

The House met.

Journal read and approved.

John D. Mathers, who was yesterday elected Doorkeeper of the House, appeared, was duly qualified, and entered upon the duties of his office.

On motion by Mr. Bundy,

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed to act with a like committee on the part of the Senate, to wait upon his Excellency the Governor, and inquire when it will be convenient for him to deliver his message to the General Assembly.

The speaker announced the committee on the part of the House to wait upon the Governor to consist of Messrs. Bundy, Smith of Bartholomew, and Heffren.

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

By Mr. Roberts,

Joint Resolution No. 1. A joint resolution tendering all the aid both in men and means which this Commonwealth can afford, to put down treason, preserve the Union, enforce the laws, and perpetuate the liberties of the people.

By unanimous consent,

Mr. Heffren moved that the joint resolution be referred to a select committee of one from each Congressional District.

Which was agreed to.

Message from the Senate, by Mr. Brown, their Secretary:

MR. SPEAKER:

I am directed by the Senate to inform the House that the Senate has passed the following resolution:

Resolved, Thailar Committee Minister of the foon, this day at 1!

Resolved, That a Committee of three, on the part of the Senate, to act with a similar Committee on the part of House, be appointed to procure the services of some Minister of the Gospel of this City to open the session with prayer in joint convention, this day at 10 o'clock, and Messrs. Murray, Turner and Carnahan be that Committee on the part of the Senate.

On motion by Mr. Heffren,

The Senate message was taken up and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk inform the Senate thereof.

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