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From the county of Franklin.--Samuel Mansfield Bay, and George F. Barnes.

From the county of Perry.-John Layton, and David Burns.
From the county of Ray.William R. Blythe.
From the county of Stoddard.-Fields Bradshaw.
From the county of Ripley-John Brawley.
From the county of Ralls. James D. Caldwell.

From the county of Pike.-Foster P. Wright, Adam B. Chambers, and Moses Kelly.

From the county of St. Charles.—John D. Coalter. From the county of Madison.- Jeremiah Cravens. From the county of Pettis.Charles M. Cravens. From the county of Curroll.-William Curlė. From the county of Ste. Genevieve.—Clement Detchemendy. From the county of Crawford.-- John Duncan. From the county of Montgomery.Jacob Groom. From the county of Lewis.—Thomas Gray. From the county of Greene.--John W. Hancock. From the county of Randolph.-Waller Head, and William Fort. From the county of Shelby. William J. Holliday. From the county of Saline.--Claibourn F. Jackson. From the county of Johnson.-James M. Fulkerson. From the county of Rives.--George B. Woodson.

om the county of Jefferson.—Johnson H. Alford. From the county of Benton.--Zachariah Fewell.

From the county of Washington.-William W. Smith, and William H. Stuart. From the county of Howard.

John P. Morris, Charles Canole, and E. Q. Simmons.

* From the county of Clay.--John Thornton, and Alexander W. Doniphan.

From the county of New Madrid.-George C. Netherton.

A quorum being present, the House proceeded to the election of Speaker for the present General Assembly. Mr. John Jameson being nominated, the vote stood as follows:

For Mr. Jameson.—Messrs. Alford, Allard, Barnes, Bay, Blythe, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Caldwell, Canole, Calvert, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis, Detchemendy, Duncan, Edwards, Ellison, Fort, Fulkerson, Gordon, Gray, Groom, Hancock, Head, Holliday, Holloway, Hunter, Hutchison, Jeffries, King, Layton, McCausland, McGunnegle, Marlin, Maupin, Minor, Monroe, Morris, Netherton, Noland, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Shannon, Simmons, Smith, of Clinton, Smith, of Washington, Snyder, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Thornton, Turner, Watts, Wilkerson, Williams, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Warren, and Young-68. Whereupon Mr. John Jameson was declared unanimously elected.

On motion of Mr. Monroe,

Ordered, That à committee of three members be appointed to wait on Mr. Jameson and inform him of his election.

Whereupon, Messrs. Monroe, Noland, and Wright, of Warren, were appointed that committee—who thereupon conducted Mr. Jameson to the chair-and

On motion of Mr. Gordon, He took the oath as Speaker, and entered upon the duties of his office.

On motion, The House then proceeded to the election of Chief Clerk. Mr. Thomas C. Burch being nominated, the vote was as follows:

For Mr. Burch.----Messrs. Alford, Allard, Barnes, Bay, Blythe, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Caldwell, Canole, Calvert, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis, Detchemendy, Duncan, Edwards, Ellison, Fort, Fewell, Fulkerson, Gordon, Gray, Groom, Hancock, Head, Holliday, Holloway, Hunter, Hutchison, Jeffries, Kelly, King, Layton, McCausland, McGunnegle, Marlin, Maupin, Minor, Monroe, Morris, Netherton, Noland, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Shannon, Simmons, Smith, of Clinton, Smith, of Washington, Snyder, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Thornton, Turner, Watts, Wilkerson, Williams, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Pike, Wright, of Warren, Young, and Mr. Speaker-72.

Whereupon Mr. Burch was declared unanimously elected Chief Clerk of this House, during the present session of the General Assembly, took the oath required by law, and entered upon the duties of his office.

On motion,
The House proceeded to the election of Doorkeeper.

Messrs. Richard B. Jackson, Richard Brannin, William K. Anthony James Maupin, Levi Shepherd, and Charles B. Hatter, were severally nominated, and the votes were as follows:

For Mr. Jackson.—Messrs. Alford, Brawley, Burns, Caldwell, Chambers, Clark, Cravens, of Pettis, Detchemendy, Gray, Groom, Layton, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Watts, Wilkerson, Wright, of Pike, and Mr. Speaker-24.

For Mr. Brannin.-Messrs. Blythe, Canole, Fort, Fewell, Head, Holliday, Hunter, Kelly, Morris, Netherton, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Simmons, Snyder, and Thornton—17.

For Mr. Anthony.Messrs. King, and Monroe-2.

For Mr. Maupin.-Messrs. Allard, Barnes, Bay, Bowlin, Calvert, Cravens, of Madison, Duncan, Edwards, Hancock, and Willliams-11.

For Mr. Shepherd.Messrs. Bradshaw, Coalter, Curle, Davis, Ellison, Fulkerson, Jeffries, McCausland, Noland, Smith, of Clinton, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Warren, and Young—14.

For Mr. Hatter.-Messrs. Gordon, Hutchison, Maupin, and Turner: 4.

No one applicant having received a majority of the votes' given, the House proceeded to a second ballotting for Doorkeeper, when the wotes were as follows:

For Mr. Jackson.---Messrs. Alford, Brawley, Burns, Chambers, Clark, Cravens, of Pettis, Detchemendy, Gray, Groom, Layton, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Watts, Wilkerson, Wright, of Pike, and Mr. Speaker-23.

For Mr. Brannin.-Messrs. Blythe, Caldwell, Canole, Fort,Fewell, Gordon, Head, Holliday, Hunter, Kelly, Morris, Netherton, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Simmons, Snyder, Thornton, and Turner-20.

For Mr. Anthony.-Messrs. King, and Monroe-2.

For Mr. Maupin.--Messrs. Allard, Barnes, Bay, Bowlin, Calvert, Cravens, of Madison, Duncan, Edwards, Ellison, Hancock, Holloway, and Williams-12.

For Mr. Shepherd.—Messrs. Bradshaw, Coalter, Curle, Davis, Doniphan, Fulkerson, Jeffries, Jones, McCausland, Noland, Smith, of Clinton, Wright, of Warren, and Young—13.

For Mr. Hatter.—Messrs. Hutchison, Maupin, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren-4.

The House then proceeded to a third ballotting for Doorkeeperwhereupon the votes were as follows:

For Mr. Jackson.-Messrs. Alford, Bowlin, Brawley, Burns, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Pettis, Detchemendy, Gray, Groom, Layton, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Watts, Wilkerson, Wright, of Pike, and Mr. Speaker-25.

For Mr. Brannin.—Messrs. Blythe, Caldwell, Canole, Duncan, Edwards, Fort, Fewell, Gordon, Head, Holliday, Hutchison, Jackson, Kelly, King, Morris, Netherton, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, and Turner-23.

For Mr. Anthony-Messrs. Hancock and Monroe-2.

For Mr. Shepherd.Messrs. Bradshaw, Curle, Davis, Doniphan, Ellison, Fulkerson, Hunter, Jeffries, McCausland, Noland, Smith, of Clinton, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Warren, and Young—15.

For Mr. Maupin.-Messrs. Allard, Barnes, Bay, Calvert, Cravens, of Madison, Holloway, Maupin, and Williams-8.

The nominations of Messrs. Anthony and Hatter were then withdrawn.

And the House proceeded to a fourth balloting for Doorkeeper whereupon the votes were as follows:

For Mr. Jackson.--Messrs. Alford, Allard, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Davis, Detchemendy, Gray, Groom, Layton, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Monroe, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Stuart, Thomas, Thompson, Wilkerson, Wright, of Pike, Young, and Mr. Speaker-30.

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For Mr. Brannin.-Messrs. Blythe, Caldwell, Canole, Calvert, Ellison, Fort, Fewell, Gordon, Head, Holliday, Hutchison, Jackson, Kelly, King, Morris, Netherton, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Simmons, Snyder, Thornton, and Turner-24.

For Mr. Maupin.-Messrs. Barnes, Bay, Duncan, Edwards, Holloway, Maupin, and Williams-7

For Mr. Shepherd.—Messrs. Curle, Doniphan, Fulkerson, Hancock, Hunter, Jeffries, McCausland, Noland, Smith, of Clinton, Wilson, of Barry, Wilson, of Van Buren, and Wright, of Warren—12.

Whereupon Mr. Maupin was withdrawn. And the House proceeded to a fifth balloting for Doorkeeper-upon which the votes were as follows:

For Mr. Jackson.-Messrs. Alford, Allard, Barnes, Bay, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis, Detchemendy, Duncan, Edwards, Fulkerson, Gray, Groom, Hancock, Jeffries, Layton, McCausland, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Monroe, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Watts, Wilkerson, Williams, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Pike, Wright, of Warren, Young, and Mr. Speaker-43.

For Mr. Brannin.-Messrs. Blythe, Caldwell, Canole, Calvert, Doniphan, Ellison, Fort, Fewell, Gordon, Head, Holliday, Holloway, Hunter, Hutchison, Jackson, Kelly, King, Maupin, Morris, Netherton, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Simmons, Smith, of Clinton, Snyder, Thornton, and Turner--29.

For Mr. ShepherdMr. Noland-1.

Whereupon Mr. Richard B. Jackson was declared duly elected Doorkeeper of this House during this present session of the General Assembly; who took the oath prescribed by law, and entered upon the duties of his office.

Mr. Bowlin submitted the following resolution: Resolved, That the House now proceed to elect an Assistant Clerk, whose duty shall be to aid the Chief Clerk and transmit messages.

Mr. Thornton moved to amend the same, by striking out all after the word “resolved," and inserting the following: “That we now proceed to elect an Engrossing Clerk, whose duty it shall be to aid and assist the Chief Clerk, when not necessarily employed in the discharge of the duties of Engrossing Clerk.”

Which amendment was rejected.
Mr. Thornton then moved to amend said resolution by striking out
all after the word "resolved," and insert the following: “That we
now proceed to elect an Assistant Clerk, whose duty it shall be to
aid and assist in engrossing or enrolling, as the case may be, when
not necessarily employed in assisting the Chief Clerk.
Whereupon Mr. Fort called for the yeas and nays,

Which were ordered, and were as follows:
Ayes.-Messrs. Allard, Blythe, Bradshaw, Brawley, Calvert, Fort,
Gordon, Groom, Hunter, Hutchison, Kelly, Maupin, Morris, Simmons,

Smith, of Clinton, Thornton, Turner, Wilson, of Barry, and Wright, of Warren-19.

Nays.-Messrs. Barnes, Bay, Bowlin, Burns, Caldwell, Canole, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis, Detchemendy, Duncan, Edwards, Ellison, Fewell, Fulkerson, Gray, Hancock, Head, Holliday, Holloway,Jackson, Jeffries, King, Layton, McCausland, McGunnegle, Marlin, Minor, Monroe, Netherton, Noland, Penn, Price, Persell, Redman, Shannon, Smith, of Washington, Snyder, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Watts, Wilkerson, Williams, Wilson, of Van Buren, Woodson, Wright, of Pike, Young, and Mr. Speaker—54.

The question then recurred on the adoption of the resolution submitted by Mr. Bowlin,

Which was decided in the affirmative. Messrs. John Ralls and Israel W. Davis were severally nominated for the office of Assistant Clerk for this House, during the present session—when the votes were as follows:

For Mr, Ralls.-Messrs. Alford, Barnes, Bay, Blythe, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Caldwell, Canole, Chambers, Clark, Coalter, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis, Detchemendy, Duncan, Edwards, Ellison, Fort, Fulkerson, Gordon, Gray, Head, Holliday, Hunter, Jackson, Jeffries, Kelly, Layton, McCausland, McGunnegle, Maupin, Minor, Morris, Netherton, Noland, Penn, Price, Redman, Shannon, Simmons, Smith, of Clinton, Smith, of Washington, Snyder, Stuart, Taylor, Thomas, Thompson, Thornton, Turner, Watts, Williams, Wilson, of Van Buren, Wright, of Pike, Wright, of Warren, and Mr. Speaker--59.

For Mr. Davis.-Messrs. Allard, Calvert, Fewell, Groom, Hancock, Holloway, Hutchison, King, Monroe, Persell, Wilkerson, Wilson, of Barry, Woodson, and Young-15.

Whereupon Mr. John Ralls was declared duly elected Assistant Clerk, was qualified according to law, and entered upon the duties of his office.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Wells, their Secretary.

MR. SPEAKER:—I am instructed to inform the House of Representatives that the Senate is now organized; having elected Joseph B. Wells Secretary and Joseph Allen Doorkeeper, and that they are now ready to proceed to business.

On motion of Mr. King, Resolved, That the House now proceed to the election of an Engrossing Clerk.

Mr Joseph W. Hickum was then nominated for that office-when the votes were as follows:

For Mr. Hickum.-Messrs. Alford, Allard, Barnes, Bay, Blythe, Bowlin, Bradshaw, Brawley, Burns, Caldwell, Canole, Calvert, Chambers, Clark, Cravens, of Madison, Cravens, of Pettis, Curle, Davis,

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