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STATE OF VERMONT.

By JULIUS CONVERSE, Governor.

A PROCLAMATION.

I hereby appoint Friday, the third day of April next, as a day of Fasting and Prayer; and I recommend the people of this State, on that day, to abstain from their accustomed business and pleasure, and to assemble in their respective places of Worship, there to unitedly ask an Almighty God for pardon for past offences and humbly pray for the continuance of His blessings to this State and the Nation, for the sake and in the name of Jesus Christ. Given under my hand and the seal of the State, at Woodstock, this sixteenth day of March, A. D. 1874.

JULIUS CONVERSE, Governor. By the Governor, JOSEPH D, DENISON, Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs..

STATE OF VERMONT.

By ASAHEL PECK, Governor.

A PROCLAMATION.

In accordance of the Presidence day of Novembe. And I

In accordance with time-honored custom, and in harmony with the Proclamation of the President of the United States, I hereby appoint Thursday, the twenty-six day of November, A. D. 1874, a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to Almighty God. And I recommend to the people of the State, on that day, in public religious sorvices, in private exercises of pity and devotion, and in deeds of philanthropy and acts of charity to the needy, to express their gratitude and thankfulness and acknowledge their obligation to Him from whom all blessings come, for the countless gifts He showers upon us.

While we remember that our fathers, whose custom we profess to honor, found occasion for thanksgiving in their adversity, let us not, in our prosperity, forget the Giver, when in the midst of plenty. Given under my hand and the seal of the State, in Executive

Chamber, at Montpelier, this tenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and of the independence of the United States the ninety-ninth.

ASAHEL PECK. By the Governor, · W. P. DILLINGHAM, Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs.

STATE OF VERMONT.

By ASAHEL PECK, Governor.

A PROCLAMATION.

In obedience to long-established custom, and recognizing the duty of its proper observance, and its beneficent influence on a people, I do hereby appoint Friday, the sixteenth day of April next, to be observed by the people of the State as a day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer: And I recommend that the people of the State ou that day rest from all unnecessary labor and business, foregoing recreation and amusements, and assemble at places of public worship, engaging in exercises of devotion appropriate to the occasion; and observe the day in a manner worthy of the bighi and holy purpose to which it was dedicated by the custom and example of our Fore. fathers. Given under my hand and the seal of the State in Executive

Chamber, at Montpelier, this twenty-third day of March, in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five,
and of the Independence of the United States the ninety-ninth.

ASAHEL PECK.
By the Governor,
W. P. DILLINGHAM, Secretarg of Civil and Mililary Affairs.

MANUAL OF THE LEGISLATURE OF VERMONT, FOR THE YEARS 1874–5.

of service in both Houses.

As to the officers,

The “ term " of Senators and Representatives means the term
“ term " means the time served by each in said office.

JUDICIAL AND CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATES.
UNITED STATES OFFICIALS.

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When and where born,

Occupation. Term.
David A. Smalley, Burlington....... District Judge...... Middlebury, April 1, 1809..... .. attorney.........
Benjamin F. Fifield, Montpelier....... District Atty......Orange, Nov. 18, 1836........... ...attorney..........5
George P. Foster, Burlington.........Marshal........... Walden, Oct. 3, 1839..............

....................marsbal..........4
Bradley B. Smalley, Burlington...... Clerk........ ....Jericho, Nov. 26. 1836..................clerk.........
William Wells, Burlington........ ..Collector.......... Waterbury, Dec. 14, 1837...............merchant.........
John L. Mason, Richmond............Col'r Int. Revenue.Cheshire, Mass., June 16, 1821..........pr. dealer........

CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION.
Justin S. Morrill, Strafford............ Senator........... Strafford, April 12, 1810... ...... farmer...........
George F. Edmunds, Burlington....... Senator...........Richmond, Feb. 1, 1828................. attorney..........
*Charles W. Willard, Montpelier..... Representative......Lyndon. June 15, 1827 ..... ........ attorney ........
Charles H. Joyce, Rutland............Representative...... England, January 30, 1833..............attorney.......
*Like P. Poland, St. Johnsbury....... Representative...... Westford, Nov. 2, 1815.........
Dudley C. Denison, Royalton......... Representative......-— — Sept. 13, 1819......... ......attorney......
George W. Hendee, Morristown...... Representative...... Stowe, Nov. 30, 1832........ .....attorney........

*Term expires March 3, 1875.

SUPREME COURT OF VERMONT.
John Pierpoint, Vergennes............ Chief Justice...... Litchfield, Ct., Sept, 10, 1806..........
James Barrett, Woodstock............ Ass't Justice....... Strafford, May 31, 1814....... ....... attorney........

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Hoyt H. Wheeler, Jamaica........... Ass't Justice.......Chest'ld, N. H., Aug. 30, 1833...........attorney..
Homer E. Royce, St. Albans.......... Ass't justice.......Berkshire, 1819........

.......attorney.......... Timothy P. Redfield, Montpelier...... Ass't Justice....... Coventry, Nov. 3, 1812.........

...attorney........ Jonathan Ross, St. Johnsbury......... Ass't Justice....... Waterford, April 30, 1826......

acervoru, opril 5V, 1020...............attorney ..........
H. Henry Powers, Morristown........ Ass't Justice....... Morristown, May 29, 1835............... attorney.
John W. Rowell, Randolph...........Reporter.......... Lebanon, N. H., June 9, 1835............ attorney..........

CIVIL GOVERNMENT OF VERMONT.
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS.

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Where and when bord.

Occupation, Term.
Asahel Peck, Jericho, Governor....

....... Royalston, Mass., Sept. 28, 1803.
Lyman G. Hinckley, Chelsea, Lieutenant Governor.......Thetford, April 13, 1832..... .....attorney.. ....... 1
William P. Dillingham, Waterbury, Sec'y of Civil and Mili-Waterbury, Dec. 12, 1843......... ...... attorney..........
Frank Tuttle, Montpelier. Messenger........ (tary Affairs. Newbury, Feb. 6, 1860..................student...........
Henry Smith, Montpelier, Page.........

...Montpelier, Sept. 19, 1862............ ...student...........
John A. Page, Montpelier, Treasurer....

... Haverhill, N. H. June 17, 1814.......... banker...........
John W. Page, Montpelier, Clerk...................... Danville, April 19, 1847......

...clerk.............
John Pierce, Montpelier, Messenger..................... Montpelier, April 14, 1863....... .......student...........
George Nichols, Northfield, Secretary of State............ Northfield, April 27, 1827...... ..... physician.........
Charles W. Porter, Montpelier, D. Sec'y of State......... Hartford, July 14, 1849..................attorney..........
George R. Chapman, Vergenpes, Chief Clerk............. Lincoln, March 30, 1819................attorney..........
John H. Merrifield, Newfane, Engrossing Clerk.......... New fane, June 12, 1847.................farmer...........
John K. Stearns, Woodstock, Messenger.......... .... Skowhegan, Me., Oct, 3, 1856...........student...........
Whitman G. Ferrin, Montpelier, Auditor of Accounts......Croyden, N. H., July 13, 1818..........attorney..........
Albert W. Ferrin, Montpelier, Clerk......... .... Johnson, July 4, 1851......... .........law student.......
George F. Pease, Rutland, Messenger....... .... Norwich, April, 21, 1845....... ....... student...........
Truman C. Phinney, Montpelier, Sergeant-at-arms.......Middlesex, April 11, 1827...............bookseller........
Erastus S. Camp, Montpelier, First Clerk................Canada, April 13, 1812........ .......lumberman .......
Joseph W. Sault, Montpelier, Second Clerk.............. New York, Sept. 4, 1851................student...........
Edward S. Eastman, Messenger......

.......Montpelier, June 27, 1857...... .......student...........

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