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WHICH CONVENED AT THE CAPITOL, IN DES MOINES, IOWA, JAN. 13, 1868.

DES MOINES :
F. W. PALMER, STATE PRINTER,

1868.

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JOURNAL

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

HALL OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

DES MOINES, January 13, 1868.

At 2 o'clock P. M. the House was called to order by the Hon. J. H. Hatch of Polk county.

On motion of Mr. Hatch, Hon. Samuel McNutt of Muscatine, was elected Speaker pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Wilcox of Buchanan county, Charles Aldrich of Marshall county, was elected Chief Clerk pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Cotton of Clinton county, Benjamin Van Steenburg of Jackson county, was elected Assistant Clerk pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Lambert, George Bailey of Dallas county, was elected Door - keeper pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Dudley, E. G. White of Wapello county, was elected Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Brown, Jonathan Thacher of Van Buren county, was elected Post - Master pro tem.

Mr. Cotton of Clinton county, moved that a Committee on Credentials be appointed to coneist of five members, which motion prevailed.

The Chair appointed Mr. Cotton of Clinton, Mr. Lambert of Dallas, Mr. Hatch of Polk, Mr. Wilcox of Buchanan, and Mr. Irish of Johnson as such committee.

Mr. Grantham of Henry, moved that the Committee on Credentials be instructed to report at 10 o'clock, A. M., to-morrow, which motion prevailed.

On motion of Mr. Williams of Winnesbiek, the House adjourned to meet at 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.

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