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Chelsea........
Corinth....
Fairlee...
Newbury....
Orange....
Randolph ..
Strafford.
Thetford ....
Tupbridge...
Vershire.....
Washington...
West Fairlee ......
Williamstown....

....ALVAH W. WHITNEY.

CALEB C. SARGENT.
... WILLIAM H. GILMORE.

.LEVI L. TUCKER.
..HOMER D. CAMP.

JOHN BUSWELL. BENJAMIN F. JEFFERSON. .CYREL M. EMERSON. ..JAMES L, FARNHAM. ... GEORGE N. DERBY.

WARREN HUNTINGTON.

.ELY ELY-GODDARD. ... .. AARON S. MARTIN.

ORLEANS COUNTY. Albany........

. ENOCH C. ROWELL. Bartou ........

.IRA D. R. COLLINS. Brownington....

. GILBERT J. GOSS. Charlestown...

CHARLES S. HINMAN. Coventry........

JOSEPH S. KIDDER. Derby..

. BENJAMIN HINMAN. Glover.......

.WILBUR F. TEMPLETON. Greensboro,

. WILLIAM W. GOSS. Irasburgh..

......ZUAR E. SAMESON. Lowell....

...DON E. CURTIS. Newport.....

..........DAVID M CAMP. Salem ........

..GEORGE W. WILSON. Troy... ··

.JOHN W. CURRIER. Westfield .......

.JOHN H. BUCK. Westmore .................. . WENDELL SILSBY.

KUTLAND COUNTY.

Benson ... ...
Brandon ........
Castleton ......
Chittenden ... ...
Clarendon......
Danby.......
Fairhaven ........
Hubbardton ..
Ira...... .....
Mendon.......
Mount Holly...
Mount Tabor..
Pawlet....
Pittsfield..
Pittsford .....
Poultney....
Rntland ..........
Sherburne..

.....ROLLIN E. BROWN.

NATHAN T. SPRAGUE.
JOHN HOWE.
.CHARLES R. HOLDEN.
. EDWIN CONGDON.
.EDWARD J. READ.
GEORGE M. FULLER.
ALBERT BRESEE.
EBEN B. PERRY.
HIRAM TEMPLE.
..JUDSON D. S. PACKER.

JAMES DOUGAN,
....FAYETTE POTTER.

.LOREN B. HOUGHTON.
... ROLLIN S. MEACHAM.
...NELSON C. HYDE.

.LYMAM W. REDINGTON.
...RICHARD D. ESTABROOK.

Shrewsbury....

.....NATHANIEL J. ALDRICH. Sudbury ....

.NATHANIEL A. BUCKLIN. Tinmouth..

. ... ELIAS S. CLARK. Wallingford....

....CALVIN M. TOWNSHEND. Wells.

HIRAM W. LEWIS. West Haven ...

..JACOB W. JACKWAY.

WASHINGTON COUNTY. Barre....... ..............

..J. HENRY JACKSON. Cabot ..........

.....TRUE A. TOWN. Calais ..........

.....BENJAMIN P. WHITE. Duxbury ...

.... LYMAN V. TURNER. East Montpelier. ..

. AUSTIN TEMPLETON. Fayston.......

..SETH BOYCE. Middlesex......

..MYRON W. MILES. Montpelier..

....HIRAM A. HUSE. Moretown.

.....GEORGE HOWES. Plainfield..

....FRANK A. DWINELL, Roxbury.

. WILLIAM B. ORCUTT. Waitsfield......

.....LUCIUS M. TYLER. Warren . ......

.SYLVESTER BANNISTER. Waterbury .......

..LEANDER H. HAINES. Woodbury .....

MARK P. GOODELL. Worcester .....

......AUGUSTUS A. BLISS.

WINDHAM COUNTY. Athens.

.....OTHNIEL R. EDWARDS. Brookline ......

.....SAMUEL B. HIGGINS. Dover...

..... AUGUSTUS FITCH, JR. Dummerston ...

.....HORACE R. STODDARD. Grafton.....

.SAMUEL PHELPS. Guilford......

.CHARLES E. ALEXANDER. Halifax......

....JOSEPH L. HARRINGTON. Jamaica ....

.....WILLIAM H. HOLTON. Londonderry..

.....JAMES L, MARTIN. Marlboro ...

ZENAS H. WHITNEY. Newfade .......

..JOHN H. MERRIFIELD. Putney...

WILLIAM ROBERTSON. Rockingham ..

......HENRY C. JOHNSON. Stratton ......

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. ANDREW D. KNIGHT. Townshend..

.....OSCAR R. GARFIELD, Vernon.......

..ROSWELL S. WOOD, Wardsboro ......

..AVERY J. DEXTER. Westminster

..DAVID C. GORHAM. Whitingham...

...WELLS P. JONES. Windham ........

..SAMUEL C. WOODBURN.

WINDSOR COUNTY. Andover....... .............

FREDERICK A. WAY. Baltimore...

ERVIN C. SHERWIN.

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Barcard........................CHARLES W. BLACK.
Bethel.........

..MARCUS A. MOODY. Bridgewater...

.......GEORGE E. SMITH. Cavendish..

.. HENRY A FLETCHER. Chester ....

NEHEMIAH A. EDSON. Hartford,

NOAH B. HAZEN. Har:land..

. CHARLES C. THORNTON. Ludlow.

.. EDWIN A, HOWE. Norwich.....

. WILLIAM E. LEWIS. Plymouth.

. ALONZO F. HUBBARD. Pomfret... ....

.WILLIAM C. WHIPPLE. Royalton.....

.MARTIN S. ADAMS. Sharon .......

LEVI B. STEELE. Springfield.....

..FREDERICK W. PORTER. Stockbridge..

...NATHAN DAVIS. Weathersfield...

JUSTUS DARTT. Weston.........

..JAMES M. TAYLOR. West Wicdsor......

.. EUGENE H. SPAULDING. Windsor........i

..JAMES A. POLLARD). Woodstock........... ...HORACE C. LOCKWOOD

The following named gentlemen were severally admitted to take their seats without producing their credentials :

On motion of Mr. Smalley of Burlington, Mr. Josiah 0. Crampton of Colchester.

On motion of Mr. Eaton of Danville, Mr. William E. Peck of Barnet.

Oo motion of Mr. Huse of Montpelier, Mr. John E. Benjamin of Berlin.

On motion of Mr. Alexander of Guilford, Mr. William H. Rockwell of Brattleboro.

On motion of Mr. Brookins of Shoreham, Mr. Moses J. Clark of Orwell.

On motion of Mr. Camp of Newport, Mr. Lemuel R. Tabor of Holland.

On motion of Mr. Howe of Castleton, Mr. Miletus N. Paul of Middletown.

On motion of Mr. Poland of St. Johnsbury, Mr. William Melendy of Cambridge.

The credentials of the following named members not being in due form, they were submitted to the action of the House :

On motion of Mr. Dwinell of Plainfield, Mr. D. M. Perkins of Marshfield ; op motion of Mr. Smalley of Burlington, Mr. J. R. Talcott of Williston ; on motion of Mr. Morgan of Beppington, Mr. Ichabod F. Paddock of Pownal; on motion of Mr. Camp of Newport, Mr. Matthew Whitehill of Morgan ; on motion of Mr. Currier of Troy, Mr. Charles A. Derrick of Arlington ; on motion of Mr. Bliss of Bradford, Mr. M. W. Hinsdell of St. George; were severally admitted to seats on their credentials as returned.

The Secretary of State directed the House to the election of Speaker for the two the years ensuing, and requested that ballots be prepared and deposited for such persons as the members would elect to that office.

The ballots having been taken and counted by the tellers, it appeared upon the second ballot that

JAMES L. MARTIN,

a representative from the town of Londonderry, had received a(majority of all the votes cast, and he was declared elected Speaker of the House of Representatives for the two years ensuing.

The Secretary of State designated Mr. Poland of St. Johnsbury, and Mr. Smalley of Burlington, to wait upon the Speaker-elect, inform him of bis election, and conduct him to the chair.

The committee performed the duty assigned them, whereupon the Speaker was duly sworn, and addressed the House as follows: GENTLEMEN OF THE HOUSE:

I most heartily thank you for this expression of your confidence. I know too well my own inability to perform the labors to which you have assigned me. Yet I assure you I shall use my most earnest efforts to preserve the rights of all by a faithful and impartial discharge of duty.

A message from t?e Senate by Mr. Baldwin, their Secretary, as follows: MR. SPEAKER :

I am bereby directed to inform the House that a quorum of the Senate bave assembled aod organized by the election of Loveland Munson, a senator from the county of Bennington, President pro tem, F. W. Baldwin of Barton, Secretary, and C. W. Brownell, Jr., of Burlington, Assistant Secretary, and are ready on their part to proceed with the business of the session.

The Senate have on their part adopted a joint resolution relating to joint rules.

In the adoption of which the concurrence of the House is requested.

The Speaker directed the Ilouse to the election of Clerk for the two years epsuing, and the ballots having been taken and counted by the tellers, it appeared that

HENRY N. NEWELL

of Shelburne, had received a majority of all the votes cast, and was declared elected Clerk of the House of Representatives for the two years next eusuing; and preseuting himself at the bar of the House, was thereupon duly sword, and entered at once upon the duties of his office.

Joint resolution from the Senate as follows:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the joint rules of the session of 1876 be the joint rules of this session until others are adopted.

Was read and adopted in concurrence.

Mr. Pollard of Windsor offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the rules of the last session be adopted as the roles of this House until others are ordered.

Which was read and adopted.
Mr. Redingtop offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to furpish each member and officer of the House with two daily newspapers and one weekly or semi-weekly newspaper published within this State, to be selected by said members and officers.

Which was read, and the question being shall the resolution be adopted ?

Mr. Poland moved to amend the resolution so that one of the papers may be selected from those published out of the Siate, provided the expense shall be 110 greater than if published in the State ; which amendment was agreed to, and the resolution as amended was thereupon adopted.

Mr. Sprague of Brandon offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That a Committee of Two be appointed to wait upon His Excellency the Governor, and inform him that the House has upon its part completed its organization and is ready to receive any communication he may desire to make.

Which was read and adopted.
On motion of Mr. Eaton of Danville the House adjourned.

AFTERNOON

Mr. Howe of Castleton offered the following resolution :

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

Which was read and adopted.
Mr. Sprague of Brandon offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That the House do now proceed to the election of a Chaplain for the two years next ensuing. Which was read and adopted.

The Speaker then directed the House to the election of Chaplain, and no other nomination being wade,

Rev. H. P. CUSHING, of Burke, was unanimously elected Chaplain by a viva voce vote.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Baldwin, their Secretary, as follows: MR. SPEAKER :

I am hereby directed to inform the House that the Senate have on their part adopted a joint resolution relating to a Joint Assembly to hear the valedictory message of His Excellency the Governor.

In the adoption of which the concurrence of the House is requested. Joint resolution from the Senate as follows:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representutives, That the two Houses meet in Joint Assembly this afternoon at two and one-half o'clock, to hear the valedictory message of His Excellency the Governor.

Which was read and adopted in concurrence.

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