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ON THE TWENTY-FIRST DAY OF NOVEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD

ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SIX.

BOWLING-GREEN:

PRINTED AT THE OFFICE OF THE SALT RIVER JOURNAL.

1837.

UPLICATE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

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266892 MARCH 1930

JOURNAL
Of the Senate, at the first session of the ninth General Assembly of the State

of Missouri, begun and held at the City of Jefferson, on the third Mon-
day, being the twenty-first day of November, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and thirty-six.

The Senate was called to order by Daniel Ashby, president pro tempore thereof.

Were present from their respective senatorial Districts, as follows:
From the second Senatorial district.—Francis Deguire.
From the third district.Abraham Byrd.
From the fourth district,-Charles C. Valle.
From the fifth district.-Andrew Goforth.
From the seventh district.Elliott Lee and John Walsh.
From the ninth district.—Hans Smith.
From the eleventh district.— William K. Vanarsdall.
From the twelfth district.-Alexander M. Robison.
From the fifteenth district.–Owen Rawlins and Thomas J. Gorham.
From the sixteenth district.Daniel Ashby.
From the seventeenth district.-James T. V. Thompson.
From the eighteenth district.—Abram McClelland.
From the nineteenth district.-Joseph Montgomery.
From the twentieth district.David Jones.
From the twenty first district.-John D. Williams.
From twenty second district.—Joseph Weaver.

A quorum being present, the president requested Abel Rathbone
Corbin, to act as secretary pro tem.

Messrs. Deguire, Byrd, Lee, Walsh, McDaniel, Rawlins, Gorham, Montgomery, and Jones, severally presented their credentials, were qualified and took their seats.

On motion of Mr. Byrd,
The Senate proceeded to the election of Secretary.

Messrs. Hiram H. Baber, M. V. Harrison, and Joseph B. Wells, were severally nominated, and on the first ballot, there appeared,

For Mr. Baber-Messrs. D. Jones, McClelland, and Williams.

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

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

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

For Mr. Baber-Messrs. D. Jones, M'Clelland and Williams.

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