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SENATE JOURNAL

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THE FIRST SESSION

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Thirty-Fifth General Assembly

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FOR THE YEARS 1867-68.

CONVENED AT NASHVILLE,

MONDAY, THE SEVENTH DAY OF OCTOBER, 1867.

NASHVILLE:

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The General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, began and held in the City of Nashville, State of Tennessee, on Monday, the 7th day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, it being the first session of the Thirty-fifth General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, on which day, (it being the day fixed by the Constitution of Tennessee for the meeting of the General Assembly,) the following gentlemen appeared, produced their credentials, and took their seats; the oath required by the Constitution, being administered by the Hon. H. H. Harrison, Chancellor of the Fourth Chancery Division of the State of Tennessee, Hon. Wm. Wyatt affirming :

From the Counties of Johnson, Carter, Washington and Sullivan-P. P. C. Nelson.

From the Counties of Hawkins, Hancock and Jefferson-Joseph Eckel.

From the Counties of Greene, Cocke, Sevier and Blount, Stephen Matthews.

From the Counties of Claiborne, Grainger, Anderson and Campbell-D. W. C. Senter.

From the Counties of Knox and Roane R. P. Eaton.

From the Counties of Morgan, Scott, Fentress and OvertonGeo. W. Keith.

From the Counties of Meigs, McMinn, Polk and Monroe Samuel Henderson.

From the Counties of Rhea, Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie-A. M. Cate.

From the Counties of White Jackson and Macon-Samuel Parker.

From the Counties of Smith and Sumner-H. S. Patterson. From the Counties of Wilson and DeKalb-J. A. Fuson.

From the Counties of Rutherford and Williamson-W. Y. Elliott.

From the Counties of Bedford and Marshall_William H. Wisener, Sr.

From the Counties of Warren, Cameron, Coffee, Grundy aud Van Buren-John B. Rodgers.

From the Counties of Franklin and Lincoln-Wm. Wyatt.

From the Counties of Giles, Lawrence and Wayne—W. A. Garner.

From the Counties of Maury, Lewis, Hickman and DixonJoshua B. Frierson.

From the County of Davidson-Eugene Cary.

From the Counties of Robertson, Montgomery and StewartBerry Lyle.

From the Counties of Benton, Humphreys, Perry, Decatur and Henderson-David Wilson.

From the Counties of Hardin, McNairy and Hardeman-John Aldridge.

From the Counties of Henry, Weakley and Obion-C. Underwood.

From the Counties of Gibson, Carroll and Dyer—John Norman.

From the Counties of Fayette and Shelby~W. J. Smith.

The Senator from the Counties of Madison, Haywood, Lauderdale and Tipton, being absent.

On motion of Mr. Senter,

Hon. Jno. B. Rodgers was called to the Chair, for the purpose of organizing the Senate.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Huntington.

The Speaker pro tem. announced that the first business in order was the election of a permanent Speaker.

Mr. Smith nominated the Senator from Carroll-Mr. Norman, Mr. Nelson nominated the Senator from Grainger-Mr. Senter. Mr. Garner nominated the Senator from Maury-Mr. Frierson,

There being no further nominations, the Senate proceeded to ballot, with the following result:

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------..-11 Senter--------------------------------

- 6 Frierson.--

Senators voting for Mr. Norman, were:
Eckel, Elliott, Matthews, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson-6.

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Senators voting for Mr. Senter, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Eaton, Frierson, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Nelson, Patterson, Rodgers, and Wyatt~11.

Senators voting for Mr. Frierson, were:
Cary, Fuson, Garner, Norman, Parker, Senter, and Wisener—6.

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

Norman...
Senter...

_12 Frierson

2 Senators voting for Mr. Norman, were:

Eckel, Elliott, Fuson, Garner, Matthews, Parker, Smith, Underwood, Wisener, and Wilson—10.

Senators voting for Mr. Senter, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Cary, Eaton, Frierson, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Nelsor, Patterson, Rodgers, and Wyatt—12.

Senators voting for Mr. Frierson, were:
Norman and Senter-2.

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

7 Senter...

..10 Frierson...

7 Senators voting for Mr. Norman, were: Eckel, Elliott, Frierson, Matthews, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson-7.

Senators voting for Mr. Senter, were:

Aldridge, Cate, Eaton, Henderson, Keith, Lyle, Nelson, Patterson, Rodgers, and Wyatt-10.

Senators voting for Mr. Frierson, were:
Cary, Fuson, Garner, Norman, Parker, Senter, and Wisener-7.

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

7 Senter...

..10 Frierson.

7 Senators voting for Mr. Norman, were: Eckel, Elliott, Frierson, Matthews, Smith, Underwood, and Wilson-7.

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