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Senators voting for Mr. Baker, were:

Cate, Eckel, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Henderson, Parker, Rodgers, Underwood, and Wisener-10.

Senators voting for Mr. French, were:

Frierson, Garner, Keith, Lyle, Matthews, Norman, Wyatt, and Wilson-8.

Senators voting for Mr. Newland, were:

Aldridge, Carey, Nelson, Patterson, Smith, and Mr. Speaker Senter-6.

There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot the second time, with the following result:

Baker, --

.12 French,

7 Newland,

5 Senators voting for Mr. Baker, were:

Cate, Eckel, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Henderson, Lyle, Parker, Rodgers, Underwood, Wisener, and Mr. Speaker Senter-12.

Senators voting for Mr. French, were:

Carey, Frierson, Garner, Matthews, Norman, Wyatt, and Nelson—7.

Senators voting for Mr. Newland, were:
Aldridge, Keith, Nelson, Patterson, and Smith-5.

There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot the third time, with the following result:

Baker,---
French,--
Newland,--..

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Senators voting for Mr. Baker, were:

Eckel, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Keith, Matthews, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Underwood, Wisener, and Mr. Speaker Senter-12.

Senators voting for Mr. French, were:

Carey, Frierson, Garner, Lyle, Norman, Wyatt, and Wilson-7

Senators voting for Mr. Newland, were:
Aldridge, Cate, Henderson, Nelson, and Smith-5.

Mr. Smith withdrew the name of Mr. Newland.

There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot a fourth time, with the following result:

Baker, French,-

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Senators voting for Mr. Baker, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Eckel, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Matthews, Nelson, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, and Mr. Speaker Senter-18.

Senators voting for Mr. French, were:
Carey, Frierson, Garner, Norman, Wyatt, and Wilson—6.

Mr. Baker, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly and constitutionally elected Engrossing Clerk of the Senate.

The Speaker announced that the next business before the Senate was, the election of a Doorkeeper, and that nominations were now in order,

The names of W. T. Cate, Costing, and A. J. Shipley, were placed in nomination.

The Senate proceeded to ballot, with the following result:

Cate,-
Costing,
Shipley,

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Senators voting for Mr. Cate, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Carey, Eaton, Elliott, Fuson, Garner, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, Wyatt, and Wilson—18.

Senators voting for Mr. Costing, were:
Matthews, and Norman-2.

Senators voting for Mr. Shipley, were:
Eckel, Frierson, Nelson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-4.

Mr. Cate having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly and constitutionally elected Doorkeeper of the Senate.

The Speaker announced that the next business before the Senate was the election of an Assistant Doorkeeper and Messenger; and nominations being in order, the following names were placed in nomination:

B. F. Smith, B. T. R. Foster, J. C. Napier, and Capt Kempt.

The Senate proceeded to ballot, with the following result:

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Senators voting for Mr. Smith, were:
Cate, Keith, Nelson, Patterson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-5.
Senators voting for Mr. Foster, were:
Eckel, Eaton, Fuson, Lyle, Parker, and Rodgers—6.
Senators voting for Mr. Napier, were:

Carey, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, Wisner, and Wyatt-8.

Senators voting for Mr. Kempt, were:
Aldridge, Norman, Smith, and Wilson—4.

There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot a second time, with the following result:

Smith,-
Foster,
Napier,
Kempt,

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Senators voting for Mr. Smith, were:
Nelson, Patterson, and Mr. Speaker Senter—3.

Senators voting for Mr. Foster, were: Eckel, Fuson, Keith, Lyle, Parker, and Rodgers—6. Senators voting for Mr. Napier, were: Cate, Carey, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, Wisener, and Wyatt—9.

Senators voting for Mr, Kempt, were:
Aldridge, Eaton, Norman, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson—6.

There being po election, the Senate proceeded to ballot the third time, with the following result; the name of Mr. Smith being withdrawn:

Foster,----
Napier,-
Kempt,---

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Senators voting for Mr. Foster, were:

Eckel, Fuson, Keith, Lyle, Nelson, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, and Mr. Speaker Senter-9.

Senators voting for Mr. Napier, were:

Carey, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, Wisener, and Wyatt-8.

Senators voting for Mr. Kempt, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Eaton, Norman, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson—7.

There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot the fourth time, with the following result:

Foster,

9 Napier,

10 Kempt, Senators voting for Mr. Foster, were:

Eckel, Fuson, Keith, Lyle, Nelson, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, and Mr. Speaker Senter-9.

Senators voting for Mr. Napier, were:

Cate, Carey, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, Norman, Wisener, and Wyatt-10.

Senators votining for Mr. Kempt, were: Aldridge, Eaton, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson—5. There being no election, the Senate proceeded to ballot the fifth time, with the following result, the name of Mr. Kempt having been withdrawn:

Foster.
Napier
Smith...

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Senators voting for Mr. Foster, were:

Cate, Eckel, Eaton, Fuson, Keith, Lyle, Nelson, Norman, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-13.

Senators voting for Mr. Napier, were:

Aldridge, Carey, Elliott, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Matthews, Smith, Wisener, and Wyatt—10.

Voting for Mr. Smith, was:
Mr. Underwood-1.

Mr. Foster having received a majority of all the votes_cast, was declared duly and constitutionally elected Assistant Doorkeeper and Messenger of the Senate.

Messrs. Nelson, Baker, Cate and Foster were then sworn into office by Hon. R. R. Butler, and assigned the duties of their respective positions.

Mr. Cate offered Senate Resoulution No. 1, to-wit:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate inform the House of Representatives that the Senate is now organized, and ready to proceed to business.

Adopted.
On motion,
The Senate adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock, A. M., to-morrow.

TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 8, 1867.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Speaker Senter in the Chair.

Roll called under the rule.

Present...
Absent....

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Senators present, were: Messrs. Aldridge, Cary, Cate, Eckel, Eaton, Frierson, Garner, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Matthews, Nelson, Patterson, Parker, Rodgers, Unnderwood, Wyatt, Wilson, and Mr. Speaker Senter-18.

Senators absent, were: Elliott, Fuson, Norman, Smith, and Wisener-6.

The Speaker announced a quorum present, and the minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Mr. Cate offered Senate Resolution No. 2, to-wit:

Resolved, That the Rules of the Senate of 1865–6, be adopted for the government of this body, and that one hundred copies be printed for the use of the same.

Adopted.

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