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From the county of Vermilion-George Barnett, and George
Scarborough.

From the county of Jefferson-Harvey T. Pace.
From the county of Champaign-James H. Lyons.

From the county of Madison-James Semple and Robert
Smith.

From the county of St. Clair-John Stuntz and William
Moore.

From the county of Randolph-James Shields.
From the county of Perry-Richard G. Murphy.
From the county of Clinton-Joseph Huey.
From the county of Marion—William Davidson.
From the county of Bond-Richard Bentley.
From the county of Montgomery—Easton Whitten.

From the counties of Fayette and Effingham, William J.
Hankins.

From the county of Shelby-John S. Turley.

From the county of Greene-Franklin Witt, Cyrus A. Davis, and Revill W. English.

From the county of Morgan-Newton Cloud, Joseph More -ton, John J. Hardin, Richard S. Walker, and William W. Happy.

From the county of Sangamon-John Dawson and William F. Elkin.

From the county of TazewellRichard N. Cullom and Robert Stuart.

From the county of McLean-John Moore and George Hinshaw.

From the county of Macon-William G. Reddick.

From the county of PikeAlpheus Wheeler and Parvin Paullin.

From the county of Schuyler-William A. Richardson and
William A. Minshall.

From the county of Fulton-Jonas Rawalt and Asel F. Ball.
From the county of McDonough-William Edmonston.
From the counties of Warren, Knox, and Henry-William Mc-
Murtry.

From the county of Cook-Albert G. Leary, James Walker, and Joseph Naper.

From the county of La Salle-Henry Madden.
From the county of IroquoisIsaac Courtright.
From the county of Peoria-Francis Voris.

From the counties of Jo Dariess, Mercer, and Rock-Islanıl-
James Craig.

The following gentlemen appeared, presented certificates of their election, were qualified, and took their seats:

From the county of Edgar-Samuel Connelly.
From the county of Coles--J. T. Cunningham.
From the county of Monroe-John A. Sommerville.
From the county of Gallutin-Tariten Dunn.
From the county of Johnson, James Copeland.
From the county of Adams---Archibald Williars.
From the counties of Greene and Calhoun--John Green.
From the county of Sangamon-Edward D. Baker.

From the counties of Faijetle and Eflingham-- William Lee D. Ewing.

From the county of Morgan-John Wyatt. JAMES SEMPLE, Esq., Speaker, and member from the county of Madison, took the chair, and called the House to order. William G. Flood, as Assistant Clerk, N. W. Nunnally, Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk, and Jefferson Weatherford, Door-keeper, gave their attendance, and entered upon tie discharge of their duties.

On motion of Mr. Williams,
The following resolution was unanimously adopted:

Resolved, That as a testimonial of respect to the memory of the Honorable GEORGE GALEREATH, late a member of this House, and Representative from the county of Adams, who died since the adjournment of the last session of the LegisJature, the members of this House will wear the usual badge of mourning íor thirty days.

On motion of Mr. Cloud,

Resolved, That the Clerk inform the Senate, that the House have met and organized, by qualifying the new members, and are ready to proceed to legislative business.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Thomas their Secretary. Mr. SPEAKER,-

I am directed to inform the IIouse of Representatives that the Senate have met, formed a quorum, and are now ready to proceed to legislative business.

And he withdrew.
On motion of Mr. Moore of St. Clair,

Resolved by the House of Representativcs, (the Senate concuring herein,) That a joint select committee of both Houses te appointed to wait upon the Governor, and inform him that they are organized, and are ready to receive any communiçation he may wish to make.

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Orilered, That the Clerk inform the Senate of the adoption thereof, and ask their concurrence therein.

On motion of Mr. Hardin,

The 43rd rule of the House was so amended as to read, "The standing hour of adjournment shall be 8 o'clock, A. M."

Mr. Walker of Morgan asked and obtained leave to present the poll books and return of an election held in the county of Cass for a Representative in the Legislature.

Mr. Walker moved to lay them on the table,
When,
On motion of Mr. Richardson,
They were referred to the committee on Elections.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Thomas their Secretary. Mr. SPEAKER,

The Senate have adopted the following resolution, viz: Resolvcd, That a joint select committee of two from the Senate, and three from the House, be appointed 10 wait on the Governor, and inform him that both branches of the Legislature have met and are ready to proceed to legislative business, and to hear any communication he

may
think

proper to make to them; and have appointed Messrs. Maxwell and Bond the committee on their part.

In the adoption of which resolution they ask the concurrence of the House of Representatives.

And he withdrew.

The question was then put upon concurring with the Senate in the adoption of said resolution, and decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That Messrs. Moore of St. Clair, Ewing, and Hardin be the committee on the part of the House, and that the Clerk inform the Senate thereof.

Another message from the Senate by Mr. Thomas their Secretary. Mr. SPEAKER,

The Senate have adopted the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That the joint rules adopted by the two Houses of the last session be and the same are hereby adopted during the present session.

And ask the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

And he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Morton,
Said resolution was laid on the table.
On motion of Mr. Webb.

The said resolution, just laid on the table, was taken up for consideration, and concurred in.

Ordered, That the clerk inform the Senate thereof.
On motion of Mr. Walker of Morgan,

Resolved by the House of Representatives, That the Editors of the “Vandalia State Register" and "Free Press" be permitted to come within the bar to report the proceedings of this body.

On motion,

The House adjourned until 3 o'clock, P. M.

3 o'CLOCK, P. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. John Dougherty, Representative from Union county, appeared and took his seat.

Mr. Moore of St. Clair, from the joint select committee appointed to wait on the Governer, and inform him that both Houses of this General Assembly have organized, and ready to receive any communication he might wish to make to them, reported that they had performed the duty assigned them, and had received for answer,

that he would deliver, on to-morrow, at nine o'clock, A. M., to both Houses of this General Assembly a written communication.

When,
On motion,

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The following members appeared and took their seats, viz:

From the county of Vermilion-John H. Murphy.

From the county of Sangamon-Ninean W. Edwards and Abraham Lincoln.

From the county of Randolph-Samuel G. Thompson.
From the county Madison, John Hogan.
From the county of St. Clair-Joseph Green.

Mr. Wheeler presented the petition of sundry citizens of Pike county, praying the alteration of a certain State road, and for other purposes.

The reading of which was,
On his motion,
Dispensed with, and
Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Wheeler, Paullin, and English be that committee.

Mr. Walker of Morgan presented the petition of sundry citizens of Morgan and Sangamon counties, praying the relocation of the State road from Springfield to Beardstown.

The reading of which was,
On his motion,
Dispensed with, and
Referred to the committee on Petitions.

Mr. Murphy of Perry presented the petition of Thomas J. McDowell, otherwise Thoinas Sanders,” praying that the said name of Thomas J. McDowell might be legalized, &c.;

Which was read, and
On his motion,
Referred to the committee on Petitions.

Mr. Richardson presented the petition of sundry citizens of Schuyler county, praying the passage of a law changing the name of Centreville to Ripley;

The reading of which was,
On his motion,
Dispensed with, and
Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Richardson, Minshall, and Ball be that committee.

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