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For Mr. Harrison-Messrs. Deguire, Goforth, Lee, McDaniel, Rawlins, Robison, and Valle.

For Mr. Wells—Messrs. Ashby, Byrd, Gorham, Smith, Walsh and Weaver.

Neither candidate having a majority, the Senate proceeded to a third ballot. Mr. Baber having been withdrawn, there appeared,

For Mr. Harrison-Messrs. Deguire, D. Jones, Lee, McDaniel, Rawlins, Robison, and Valle.

For Mr. WellsMessrs. Ashby, Byrd, Goforth, Gorham, McClelland, Smith, Walsh, Weaver and Williams.

Whereupon, Mr. Wells was declared to be elected Secretary, was qualified and entered on the duties of his office.

William M. Campbell presented his credentials, was qualified and took his seat.

On motion of Mr. Robison,
The Senate proceeded to the election of Doorkeeper.

Messrs. Hamilton, Maxey, Crigler, Parsons, McQuiddey, Clanton, Tate and Allen, were severally nominated.

On the first vote, there appeared
For Mr. Hamilton-Messrs. Goforth and M'Clelland.
For Mr. Macey-Mr. Williams.

For Mr. Crigler-Messrs. Ashby, Deguire, Gorham, Rawlins and Valle.

For Mr. Parsons- Messrs. Jones of Cooper, and Lee.
For Mr. M Quiddey-Mr. Robison.
For Mr. Clanton- Mr. Smith.

For Mr. Tate-Messrs. Campbell McDaniel, Vanarsdall, and Walsh.

For Mr. Allen, Messrs. Byrd and Weaver.

Neither candidate having a majority, the Senate proceeded to a second vote, when there appeared,

For Mr. Hamilton-Mr. McClelland.
For Mr. MaceyMr. Williams.

For Mr. Crigler-Messrs. Ashby, Gorham, Lee, Rawlins, and Valle,

For Mr. Parsons--Messrs. Goforth and D. Jones.
For Mr. Clanton--Mr. Smith.

For Mr. Tate--Messrs. Byrd, Campbell, McDaniel, Vanarsdall and Walsh.

For Mr. Allen-Messrs. Deguire, Montgomery and Weaver.
For Mr. McQuiddy-Mr. Robison.

Neither candidate having received a majority, and Messrs. Clanton, M'Quiddey and Maxey, being withdrawn, the Senate proceeded to a third vote, when there appeared,

For Mr. Hamilton-Mr. M'Clelland.

For Mr. Tate-Messrs. Byrd, Campbell, McDaniel, Vanarsdall, and Walsh.

For Mr. Crigler-Messrs. Ashby, Deguire, Gorham, Lee and Rawlins.

For Mr. Parsons---Messrs. D. Jones and Williams.

For Mr. Allen-- Messrs. Goforth, Montgomery, Robison, Smith, Vaile and leaver.

Neither candidate having received a majority, the Senate proceeded to a fourth vote, Viessrs. Hamilton and Parsons, being withdrawn, there appeared,

For Mr. Crigler-Messrs. Ashby, Deguire, Gorham, D. Jones, Lee, Rawlins and Valle.

For Mr. Tate Messrs. Byrd, Campbell, VícDaniel, Vanarsdall, and Walsh.

For Mr. Allen-Messrs. Gcforth, McClelland, Montgomery, Robison, Smith, Weaver and Williams.

Neither candidate having received a majority, a fifth vote was taken, when there appeared,

For Mr. Crigler.--Messrs. Ashby, Gorham, Rawlins, and Robison. For Mr. Tate.- Messrs. Byrd, Campbell, AicDaniel, Vanarsdall, and Walsh.

For Mr. Allen.-Messrs. Deguire, Goforth, D. Jones, Lee, McClelland, Montgomery, Smith, Vaile, Weaver, and Williams.

Whereupon, Mr. Allen having received a majority, was declared to be duly elected, and was qualified, and entered upon the duties of his office.

Mr. Robinson offered the following: Resolved, That the House of Representatives be informed, that the Senate is organized, that they have elected Joseph B. Wells Secretary, and Joseph Allen Doorkeeper, and are now ready to proceed to business.

Mr. Sterigere presented his credentials, and wes qualified, and took his seat.

Mr. Smith offered the following: Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed to draft, or report, rules for the government of the Senate during the present session.

Which was adopted. The following message was received from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Ralls.

Mr. PRESIDENT:-I aminstructed by the House of Representatives, to inform the Senate, that they have now assembled in the representative hall, elected Mr. Jolin Jameson Spealer, Thomas C. Burch Chief Clerk, John Ralls Assistant Clerk, and Richard B. Jackson Doorkeeper, and that the House is now ready to proceed to business.

Mr. Robison offered the following: Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed, to join a committee on the part of the House of Representatives, to call on the

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Governor, and inforın him that the two liouses of the General As-
sembly are now organized, and ready io receive any communication
that he may think proper to make.
Which was adopted.

Mr. Vanarsdall offered the following:
Resolved, That the members of the Senate be arranged into the
following standing committees:

A committee on Civil Judicature.
A committee on Criminal Judicature,
A committee on Education.
A committee of Ways and Means.
A committee on Claims.
A committee on Internal Improrements.
A committee on Elections.
A committee on the Militia.
A committee on Accounts.
A committee on Engrossed Bills.
A committee on Enrolled Bills.
A committee on the Seat of Government.
A committee on Agriculture.
A committee on the Penitentiary:

A commitee of Revisal and Untinished Business.
Which was laid on the table.

Messrs. D. Jones, Smith, Vanarsdall, and Weaver, were appointed a committee to draft rules for the government of the Senate.

Mr. Valle offered the following: Resolved, That a commiitee of two be appointed, to join such committee as may be appointed by the House of Representatives, to draft, or otherwise report, joint rules for the government of both Houses during the present session.

Which was adopted. And Messrs. Valle and Vanarsdall were appointed said committee.

Messrs. Robison Rawlins, and Sterigere, were appointed a committee to wait on the Governor.

Mr. Campbell offered the following: Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to furnish, for the use of the Senate, twenty-five copies of the revised statutes, and twenty-five copies of the private acts of the last session, and twelve copies of the revised laws of the year 1825. Which was adopted.

Mr. David Jones offered the following: Resoldod, That the Senate will now elect one Enrolling and one Engrossing Clerk, for the present session; and that they shall act as assistants to the Secretary, under the direction of the President of the Senate.

Which was adopted.

Messrs. Alfred Basve, and Robert Brown, were nominated, severally, for the office of Engrossing Clerk.

The vote being taken, there appeared For Mr. Brown— Messrs. Ashby, Byrd, Campbell, Deguire, Goforth, Lee, McClelland, McDaniel, Montgomery,Rawlins, Smith, Sterigere, Thompson, Valle, Vanarsdall, and Walsh.

For Mr. BasyeMessrs. D. Jones, Gorham, Robison, Williams, and Weaver.

Whereupon, Mr. Brown was declared to be duly elected, was qualified, and entered upon the duties of his office.

Messrs. Long, Elliot, Butler, Baber, and Fulcher, were then, severally, nominated for the office of Enrolling Clerk.

The vote was taken, and there appeared For Mr. Long-Messrs. Byrd, Deguire, Lee, Valle, and Walsh. For Mr. Elliol-Messrs. Gorham, McDaniel, and Rawlins.

For Mr. Butler-Messrs. Campbell, D. Jones, Montgomery, and Weaver.

For Mr. Baber-Messrs. Ashby, Goforth, McClelland, Smith, Sterigere, Thompson, Vanarsdall, and Williams.

For Mr. Fulcher-Mr. Robison.

Neither candidate having received a majority, and Messrs. Elliot and Fulcher being withdrawn, a second vote was taken, when there appeared

For Mr. Long-Messrs. Byrd, Deguire, Goforth, Lee, Rawlins, Valle, and Walsh.

For Mr. Butler—Messrs. Campbell, D. Jones, Montgomery, and Weaver.

For Mr. Baber—Messrs. Ashby, Gorham, McClelland, McDaniel, Robison, Smith, Sterigere, Thompson, Vanarsdall, and Williams.

Neither candidate having a majority, and Mr. Butler being withdrawn, a third vote was taken, when there appeared

For Mr. Long-Messrs. Byrd, Deguire, Goforth, Lee, Rawlins, Valle, Walsh, and Weaver.

For Mr. Baber-Messrs. Ashby, Campbell, Gorham, D. Jones, McClelland, McDaniel, Montgomery, Robison, Smith, Sterigere, Thompson, Vanarsdall, and Williams.

Whereupon, Mr. Baber was declared duly elected to the office of Enrolling Clerk, was qualified, and entered on the duties of his office.

Mr. Campbell offered the following: Resolved, That nine o'clock in the morning, and two o'clock in the evening, be established as the hours of the meeting of the Senate, unless otherwise ordered. Which was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Robison, The Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1836.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

The following message was received from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Ralls:

MR. PRESIDENT:-I am instructed by the House of Representatives, to inform the Senate that the House have appointed Messrs. Cravens of Pettis, Turner, and Wright of Fike, on their part, to join such committee, as may be appointed by the Senate, to draft and report, to their respectịve Houses, rules for the government of their respective llouses, during the present session. And that the House have elected Mr. Joseph W. Hickum their engrossing clerk, and Mr. John McCulloch, their enrolling clerk, during the present session.

Mr. Smith from the committe on the subject of rules, for the government of the Senate, made the following report:

The committee appointed to draft rules for the government of the Senate, during the present Session, have instructed me to report the rules which governed the Senate during the session of 1834 and 1835, which is respectfully submitted.

Which rules are as follows:

RULES AND ORDERS

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SENATE OF THE

STATE OF MISSOURI.

Sec. 1. The President shall take the chair every day at the hour to which the Senate shall have been previously adjourned, and on the appearance

of a quorum, shall call the House to order, and cause the journal of the preceding day to be read, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, and any two members at any time after the hour has arrived to which the Senate has adjourned, may have a call of the house, and have the names of the absentees entered upon the journal.

Second. It shall be the duty of the President to preserve order, and he may speak on all questions of order in preference to any other member, rising from his seat for that purpose, and shall decide on all questions of order subject to an appeal to the house.

Third. All questions shall be put in this form: “You who are of opinion as the case may be) say aye; of the contrary opinion, say

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