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I. P. Teter...
John G. Foote..
Joseph B. Leake.
Benj. F. Gue...
Wm. G. Woodward..
Warren S. Durgan
J. Monroe Shaffer.
J. H Hatch....
T. W. Woolson.
A. H. McCrary.
M. V. Burdick..
Frederick Hesser.
George W. McCrary.
S. G. Smith ....
James S. Hurley..
James Redfield
Jacob W. Dixon..

16th District. 8th District. 19th District. 19th District. 14th District. 12th District. 10th District. 23d District. 9th District. 2d District. 42d District. 1st District. 1st District. 43d District. 13th District. 31st District. 11th District.

Your Committee also report that James Pollard holds a Certificate of Election from the 3d Senatorial District of Iowa, bearing date January 6th, 1862, and stating that said Pollard was elected on the 8th day of October, 1861, to the office of Senator from said District: Your Committee find from the Records that Cyrus Bussey was elected from said District at the Regular Election of 1859, as provided by law, for the term of four years from the 1st day of January, 1860, and that said Cyrus Bussey, as your Committee are informed and believe, has not resigned his office of Senator of said 3d District.

Your Committee are further informed and believe that said Bussey is now, and was at the time of said Election, in the service of the General Government as Colonel of the 3d Regiment Iowa Cavalry.

Your Committee further report that J. L. Dana holds a Certificate of Election from the 41st Senatorial District, bearing date 21st day of October, 1861, and stating that said Dana on the 8th day of October, 1861, was elected to the office of Senator from said District.

Your Committee find from the record that John Scott was elected Senator from said District at the Regalar Election of 1859, as provided by law, for the term of four years from the 1st day of January, 1860, and that said Scott, as they are informed and believe, has not resigned his office as Senator, but is now in the United States service as Lieutenant Colonel, in 3d Regiment Iowa Infantry.

Your Committee will further report from time to time as Credentials come in. By order of Committee.

H. G. ANGLE, Chairman. On motion of Mr. Brown the Report of the Committee, except

that part relating to the seats of Messrs. Dana and Pollard, was adopted.

The new members then came forward and the oath of office was administered to them by the President of the Senate.

Mr. Ainsworth moved that the Credentials of the Senators claiming seats from Davis and Story counties be referred to a Special Committee of five of which Mr. Woodward should be Chairman. Adopted, and Messrs. Woodward, Ainsworth, McPherson, Gray and Leake were appointed said Committee.

On motion of Mr. Kent, adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.

SENATE CHAMBER, Des Moines, Iowa, l

TUESDAY, January 14, 1862.

Seuate convened at 10 o'clock, A. M.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Cowles.
Minutes of yesterday read and approved.

On motion of Mr. Brown the rules of the last Senate were adopted for the government of this Senate until otherwise ordered.

On motion of Mr. Udell a Committee of three consisting of Messrs. Udell, McPherson and Hesser were appointed to make arrangements with the Post Master at Des Moines for the payment of Postage.

On motion of Mr. Holmes, it was voted that the Senate proceed to the election of permanent officers.

On motion of Mr. Boardman, it was voted to proceed to the election of Secretary.

Mr. Angle nominated Wm. F. Davis of Muscatine county.
The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Davis were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teeter, Watson, 'Woodward and Wool son—29.

Those voting for Mr. Arthur of Fayette county, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull and Udell—7.

Mr. Williams voted for J. H. Sanders of Keokuk county.

Mr. Davis having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Woodward, it was voted to proceed to the election of Assistant Secretary.

Mr. Watson nominated D. J. Gue, of Cedar County.
The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Gue, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson—29.

Those voting for Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Greene, Trumbull, Udell, Williams—7.

Mr. Hesser voted for Mr. Jeffords.

Mr. Gue having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Brown, it was voted to proceed to the election of Engrossing Clerk.

Mr. Brown nominated S. B. Hewett, Jr., of Wright County.
The rol! was called with the following result :

Those voting for Mr. Hewett, were Messrs. Angle Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McOrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson—29.

Those voting for Mr. Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Udell,' Williams—7.

Mr. Hewett having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. McCrary of Lee, it was voted to proceed to the election of Enrolling Clerk.

Mr. McCrary of Lee, nominated N. McCrea of Lee County.
The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. McCrea, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Hesser, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Wool. son--30.

Those voting for Mr. Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Greene, Trumbull, Udell, Williams-7.

Mr. McCrea having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Smith, it was voted to proceed to the election of Sergeant-at-Arms. Mr. Smith nominated' David Edmondson of Jasper County.

The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Edmondson, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake. Lewis, McCrary

of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson—29. Those voting

for Mr. Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English Gray, Greene, Trumbull, Udell, Williams—7.

Mr. Edmondson having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Bowen, it was voted to proceed to the election of Doorkeeper. Mr. Bowen nominated John Demuth of Johnson County.

The roll was called with the following result :

Those voting for Mr. Demuth, were, Messrs. Angle Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Íeter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson-29.

Those voting for Mr. Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Udell, Williams—7.

Mr. Demuth having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

Mr. Hagans moved that the Senate proceed to the election of Post Master.

Mr. Ainsworth moved to amend as follows:

Provided that the entire compensation allowed for the performance of the duties of said office, including the carrying of the mails, shall not exceed $3,00 per day.

Mr. Ainsworth called the ayes and noes, which resulted as fol. lows:

The ayes were, Messrs. Ainsworth, Boardman, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, English, Foote, Gray, Green, Hatch, Hesser, Holmes, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Redfield, Shaffer, Teter, Trumbull, Udell, Watson, Williams, Woolson -24.

The yeas were, Messrs. Angle, Bowen, Brown, Gue, Hagans, Hastings, Hurley, Kent, Leake, McPherson, Pattison, Smith, Woodworth-13.

The motion as then amended was adopted.
Mr. Hagans nominated Isaac Keller of Ringgold County.

Those voting for Mr. Keller, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis McOrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson-29.

Those voting for_Mr. Arthur, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Udell, William8—7.

Mr. Keller having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Post Master for the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Hatch, it was voted to proceed to the election of Fireman.

Mr. Hatch nominated David Hunter.
Mr. Ainsworth nominated Mr. Quinn of Alainakee.
The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Hunter, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen Burdick, Dixon, Dungan_Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson—28.

Those voting for Mr. Quinn, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Udell, Williams—7.

Mr. Hunter having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Leake, it was voted to proceed to the election of two messengers.

Mr. Leake nominated James D. Springer of Franklin County. The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Mr. Springer, were Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Teter, Watson, Woodward, Woolson-29.

Those voting for Mr. McCully, were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Ưdell, Williams—7.

Mr. Springer having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Bowen, it was voted to proceed to the election of second messenger.

Mr. Bowen nominated Charles A. Lindsay.
The roll was called with the following result :

Those voting for Mr. Lindsay were, Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Kent, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pattison, Redfield, Shaffer, Smith, Watson, Woodward and Woosson—28.

Those voting for McCully were Messrs. Ainsworth, English, Gray, Green, Trumbull, Udeil and Williams—7.

Master Lindsay having a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

On motion of Mr. Hatch it was voted to proceed to elect two pa per folders. Mr Hatch nominated D. H. Stutsman and W. J. Sharman of Polk county.

The roll was called with the following result:

Those voting for Sharman and Stutsman were, Messrs. Angle, Boardman, Bowen, Brown, Burdick, Dixon, Dungan, Dysart, Foote, Gue, Hagans, Hatch, Hastings, Holmes, Hurley, Leake, Lewis, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, McPherson, Pat

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