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Monday, Twenty-Sixth November, 1855.
OFFICE OF THE FLORIDA SENTINEL.
PRINTED BY BENJ. F. ALLEN.
Urios tinteiden 3-4026
MONDAY, November 25, 1853. This being the day to which the Senate adjourned, at 12 o'clock the same was called to order by the President, and the roll ordered to be called, when the following Senators answered to their names : Mr. President, Messrs, Cone, Eppes, Hawes, Long and Tracy--6. IIon. M. S. Perry, Senator elect from the fifihteenth Senatorial Dis. trict, presented his credentials, and the oath of office was adminis. tered to him by J. T. Eppes, a Notary Public, and took his seat. A quorum not being present, on motion the Senate adjourned until to-morrow morning 11 o'clock.
TUESDAY, Nov. 27, 1855. The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. The Rev. Mr. Turner officiated as Chaplain. The Journal of yesterday was read and adopted. On motion of Mr. Myrick, the roll was called and the following Senators answered to their names, viz: Mr. President, Messrs. Bird, Brinson, Cone, Eppes, Hawes, Long, Myrick, Perry, Smith and Tracy-11.
There being a quorum present, the Senate proceeded to organize.
The President announced the resignation of the office of Chief Secretary by D. G. Livingston, Esq., as well, also, as that of the office of Sergeant-at-Arms by John G. Park, Esq.
On motion of Mr. Long, the Senate proceeded to the election of Secretary.
Mr. Long nominated John S. Purviance as a candidate for the office of Secretary.
For Purviance the vote was, Mr. President, Messrs. Bird, Brin. son, Cone, Eppes, Hawes, Long, Myrick, Perry, Smith and Tracy-11.
John S. Purviance was declared duly elected Secretary of the Senate.
On motion, the oath of office was administered to John S. Purviance by Hon. T. J. Eppes, a Notary Public.
On motion of Mr. Long, the Senate proceeded to the election of an Assistant Secretary.