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OF THE

House of Representatives

OF TUR

THIRTEENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF IOWA,

WHICH CONVENED AT THE CAPITOL, IN DES MOINES, IOWA, JAN. 10, 1870.

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JOURNAL

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

DES MOINES, January 10th, 1870.

At 2 o'clock P. M. the House was called to order by the Hon. Jno. A. Kasson of Polk county.

On motion of Mr. Kasson, Hon. Charles Dndley of Wapello county was elected Speaker pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Stone of Mills county, Chas. Aldrich of Marshall county was elected Chief Clerk pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Brown of Van Buren, Benj. Van Steenburg of Jackson county was elected Assistant Clerk pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Brown of Fayette county, George Bailey of Dallas county was elected door-keeper pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Miles of Washington county, H. C. Russell of Washington county was elected Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Mabin of Muscatine county, Robert Baird of Muscatine county was elected Postmaster pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Murdock of Clayton county, W. M. Grannie of Clayton county was elected Assistant Postmaster pro tem,

Mr. Brown of Van Buren moved the election of a committee of five members on Credentials, the motion prevailed and the chair announced Messrs. Brown of Van Buren, Wilson of Tama, Miles of Washington, Irish of Johnson, and Rohlfs of Scott, who were elected by a vote of the House.

Mr. Wilson of Tama moved that the roll be called, and that the members hand their credentials to the Clerk. The motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Irish of Johnson county, the committee on Credentials were instructed to report to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

Mr. Williams of Winneshiek county moved that the House adjourn until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

The motion prevailed and the House adjourned.

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