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JOURNAL

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SENATE

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TERRITORY OZ YXOREDA --

AT ITS SECOND SESSION.

BEGUX AND HELD AT THE CITY OF TALLAHASSEE, ON MONDAY

THE SIXTH DAY OF JAX., EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FORTI.

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AJOURNAL

Of the proceedings of the Senate of the Legislative Council of the TERRITORY OF FLORIDA, at a session begun and held at the Capitol in the City of Tallahassee, Monday, 6th Jan. 1840.

MONDAY, Jan. 6, 1840. The following members appeared and took their seats.

From the Western District--Hon. George Walker, Hon. Benjamin D. Wright.

From the Middle District-Hon. William Bailey, Hon. James A. Berthelot, Hon. William P. Duval, and Hon. Charles H. Dupont.

Froin the Eastern District--Hon. John Warren, Hon. William J. Mills.

On Motion of Mr. Duval, Mr. Warren was called to the Chair.

When on motion of Mr. Dupont, the Senate went into an election of President: On the first ballot, Mr. Warren was uranimously chosen.

On motion of Mr. Wright, that the Senate re-appoint its former officers. James S. Robinson, was unanimously chosen Secretary, James T. Archer and L. F. Mosher, engrossing and enrolling clerks, and Alfred A. Fisher, Sergeant at Arms.

On motion of Mr. Dupont, the Senate proceeded to elect a third Enrolling and Engrossing Clerk, When Mr. Campbell was duly chosen and qualified.

On motion of Mr. Bailey, the Senate proceeded to choose a door keeper, When James Wallace was declared elected and duly qualified.

On motion of Mr. Wright, a message was sent to the House of Representatives, informing it that a quorum of the Senate is now assembled and ready to proceed to business.

Mr. Berthelot, moved that a committee of three be appointed to draft and report rules for the government of the Senate, and also to meet any committee on the part of the House of Representatives, to draft and report joint rules for the government of

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