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ON MONDAY, THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR

LORD, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND FORTY-FOUR.

JEFFERSON CITY:

GUNN, HAMMOND & MAIN, PRINTERS.

1845.

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At the first session of the Thirteenth General Assembly, begun and held at

the City of Jefferson, on Monday, the eighteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-four.

The President of the Senate being absent, the Senate was called to order by Robert E. Acock, President pro tempore, and Senator from the eighteenth Senatorial District.

On motion, the roll of the Senato was called, when the following Senators answered to their names.

Messrs. Acock, Anderson, Blythe, Boggs, Campbell, Calhoun, Detchemendy, Ellis, Fort, Gentry, Hancock. Harris, Harper, Hudspeth, Johnson, Jone:. Lucas, Miller, Mills, Monroe, Netherton. O'Bryan, Polk, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Shel. ton, Snell, Sayder, Thompson, Welborn and Wolfskill_32.

Ahsent, Mr. Massey-1.

The following Senators appeared, presented their credentials, were qualified and took their seats.

From the first senatorial district-Pines H. Shelton.
From the 6th senatorial district--Addison Reeee.
From the tenth senatorial district-Jesse B. Thompson.
From the eleventh scnatorial district-Omen Rawlins.
From the fifteenth scnatorial district-William Calhoun.
From the sixteenth senatorial district-Hosea Powers.
From the twenty-first senatorial district-Jordan O'Bryan.
From the twenty-third senatorial district-Charles Jones.
From the twenty-fourth senatorial district-James H. Lucas.
From the twenty-sixth senatorial district-John Polk.
From the lwenty-seventh senatorial district-Aaron Snyder.

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There also appeared the following Senators, whose terms of service commer.. ced with the last session of the Senate.

From the second senatorial district-Charles Harper,
From the third senatorial district-John C. Welborn.
From the fourth senatorial district-Joshua Gentry, and John I. Campbell.

From the sixth senitcrial districi-John Wolfskill.
From the seventh senatorial district-William Fort.
From the eighth senatorial district--Robert B. Ellis.
From the ninth seni torial Jistrici, Andrew Johnson and William R. Blythe.
From the twelfth senatorial district-Tyre Harris.
From the thirteenth senatorial district-Willis W. Snell.
From the fourteenth senatorial district--Lilburn W. Boggs.
From the eighteenth senatorial district--Robert E. Acock.
From the nineteenth senatorial district, John W. Hancock.
From the twentieth senatorial distric:--William Monroe.
From the iwenty-second senatorial district--Ayres Hudspeth.

From the twenty-fourth senatorial district--Adam L. Mills and William C. Anderson.

From the twenty-fifth senatorial district--Clement Detchemendy.
From the twenty-eighth senatorial distrit--George H. Nethertoo.
Fruin the twenty-ninth senatorial district--George W. Miller.

A quorum being present, at the request of the President pro tempore, James L. Minor, acted as Secretary pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Rawlins, it was
Resulved, That the Senate now proceed to the election of Secretary.
Nominations for Secretary of the Senate being in order,

Mr. Anderson nominated John H. Watson.
Mr. Johnson nominated Benjamin f. Hickman.
Mr. Hancock nominated Wm. Claude Jones.
On the first ballot there appeared
For Mr. Waison--Messrs. Anderson, Harper, Jones, Polk and Snyder--5.

For Mr. Hickman--Messrs. Boggs, Campbell, Calhoun, illis, Gentry, Harris, Johnson), Lucas, Miller, Mills, Netherlo, O'Bryan and Soll--13.

For Mr. Joncs-Messrs. Acock, Blythe, Deichemendy, Fort, llancock, Hudspelh, Monroe, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Shelton, Thompson, Welborn and Wolfskill--14.

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Neither of the candidates having received a majority of the votes given, the Senate proceeded to a second ballot, when there appeared,

For Mr. Watson--Messrs. Anderson, Harper, Jonas and Snyder-4.

For Mr. Hickman-Messrs. Bovgs, Campbell, Calhoun, Ellis, Gentry, Harris, Johnson, Lucas, Miller, Mills, Netherton, O'Bryan and Snell – 13.

For Mr. Jones--Messrs. Acock. Blythe. Detchemendy, Fort, Hancock, Hudspeth, Monroe, Pulk, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Shelton, Thompson, Welborn and Wolfskill--15.

Neither of the candidates having received a majority of the votes given, the Senate proceeded to a third ballot, when there appeared

For Mr. Watson--Mr. Lucas--1.

For Mr. Hickman-Messrs. Boggs, Campbell, Calhoun, Ellis, Gentry, Harper, Harris, Johnson, Jones. Miller, Mills, Netherton, O'Bryan and Snell

. For Mr. Jones --Messrs. Acock, Anderson, Blythe, Detchemendy, Fort, Hancock, Hudspeth, Monroe, Polk, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Shelton, Snyder, Thompson, Welborn and Wolfskill-17.

Whereupon Wm. Claude Jones having received a majority of all the votes given, was declared duly elected Secretary of the Senate, was qualified, and entered upon the discharge of his duties.

On motion of Mr. Rawling the Senate proceeded to the election of Assistant Secretary.

Nominations for the office of Assistant Secretary of the Senate being in order
Mr. Welborn nominated James S. Green.
Mr. Polk nominated J. D. Stevenson.
Mr. Johnson nominated Thompson Ward.
Mr. Blythe nominated E. D. Ewing.
On the first ballot there appeared

For Mr. Green-Messrs Campbell, Dėtchemendy; Hancock, Hudspeth, Pow. ers, ieese, Shelton, Snyder, Welborn and Wolfskill-10.

For Mr. Stevenson-Messrs. Jones, Polk and Rawlins-3.

For Mr. Ward— Messrs. Boggs, Gentry, Harris, Johnson, Lucas, O'Bryan and Thompson--7.

For Mr. Ewing--Messrs. Acock, Anderson, Blythe, Calhoun, Ellis, Fort, Harper, Miller, Mills, Monroe, Netherton and Snell-12.

Neither of the car.didates having received a majority of the votes given, the Senate proceeded to a second ballot, when there appeared,

For Mr. Green--Messrs. Campbell, Detchemendy, Hancock, Polk, Powers, Rawlins. Reese, Shelton, Snyder, Welborn and Woliskill--12.

For Mr. Stevenson--Mr. Jones--1.

For Mr. Ward--Messrs. Boggs, Gentry, Harris, Johnson, Lucas, O'Bryan, and Thompson--7.

For Mr. Ewing--Messrs. Accck, Anderson, Blythe, Calhoun, Ellis, Fort, Harper, Miller, Mills, Monroe, Netherton and Sneli-12.

Neither candidate having received a majority of the votes given, the name of Mr. Stevenson being withdrawn, the Senate proceeded to a third ballot, when there appeared

For Mr. Green-Messrs. Campbell, Detchemendy, Hancock, Hudsseth, Jones, Polk, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Shelton, Snyder, Welborn and Wolfskill-13.

For Mr. Ward-Messrs. Boggs, Gentry, Harris, Johnson, Lucas, O'Bryan and Thon pson-7.

For Mr. Ewing-Messrs. Acnck, Anderson. Blythe, Calhoun, Ellis, Fort, Harper, Miller, Mills, Monroe, Netherton and Snell-12.

Neither candidate having received a majority of the votes given, the name of Mr. Ward being withdrawn, the Senate proceeded to a fourth ballot, when there appeared,

For Mr. Green-Messrs. Campbell, Detchemendy, Gentry, Hancock, Harris, Hudspeth, Jon's, Lucas, Polk, Powers, Rawlins, Reese, Sheltoni, Snyder, Thompson, Welborn and Wollskill-17.

For Mr. Ewing— Messrs. Acock. Anderson, Blythe, Boggs, Calhoun, Ellis, Fort, Harper, Johnson, Miller, Mills, Monroe, Netherton, O'Bryan and Snell - 15.

Whereupon James S. Green, having received a majority of all tl:e votes
given, was declared duly elected Assistant Secretary of the Senate, was quali.
fied and entered upon the discharge of his daties.
On motion of Mr. Polk, it was
Resolve!!, That the Senate proceed to the election of door keeper.
Nominations for the office of door keeper of the Senate, being in order,
Mr. Rawlins nominated Elzey Tracy.
Mr. Acock nominated Archibald E. Conn.
Mr. Wolfskill nominated Jeremiah Phillips
Mr. Anderson nominated John W. Price.
Mr. Harris nominated D. McTwitty.
Mr. Johnson nominated William Woods.
Mr. Miller nominated M’Daniel Dorris.
Mr. Shelton nominated George Lynch.
Mr. Thompson nominated Joseph Persinger.
Mr. Powers nominated Markham Fristoo.

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