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OF THE

CONVENTION,

ASSEMBLED AT SPRINGFIELD,

JUNE 7, 1847,

IN PURSUAXCE OF AN ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF
ILLINOIS, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CALL OF A
CONVENTION," APPROVED, FEBRUARY 20, 1847,

FOR THE PURPOSE OF

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JOURNAL OF TIIE CONVENTION.

In pursuance of an act of the general assembly of the state of Illinois, entitled "An act to provide for the call of a convention," approved, February 20, 1847, members elected to said convention appeared in the hall of the house of representatives, at the city of Springfield, at 3 o'clock, P. M., on Monday, the seventh day of June, A. D. 1$ 17, the secretary of stato, Horace S. Cooley, being in attendance.

The convention was called to order by Francis C. Shman, of Cook C: unty; upon whose motion, Zadok Casey, of Jefferson, was unanimously e'r ted president, pro tempore, of the convention.

On motion of Mr. Scates,
Louis M. Booth, of the county of Adams, was appointed secretary, pro
te 'pore, and John A. Wilson, of Hamilton county, door-keeper, pro
tenore.

On motion of Mr. Thompsori,
call of the members elect to the convention, was ordered.

On motion of Mr. Dement,
enry W. Moore, of the county of Gallatin, was elected assistant sec-
it izry, pro tempore.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, William J. Kline, of the county of Kane, was appointed assistant doorkeeper, pro tem pore.

The call of members of the convention progressed, and the following named persons appeared, presented certificates of their election as such members, and took their scats:

Adams county-William Laughlin, William B. Powers, Jacob M.
Nichols.

Adams and Highland counties-Archibald Williams.
Alexander and Pulaski counties-Martin Atherton.
Bond county-Michael G. Dale.
Roone countyDaniel H. Whitney.
Brown county-James W. Singleton.
Brown and Schuyler counties-James Brockman, Alexander McHatton.
Bureau county-Simon Kinney.
Calhoun and Jersey counties-William Bosbyshell.

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