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AT SALEM, COMMENCING AUGUST 17, 1857, TOGETHER WITH THE CONSTITUTION
ADOPTED BY THE PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 9, 1857.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 6.
Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby authorized and instructed to have printed 1,000 copies of the Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Oregon, and that he be directed to forward one copy thereof to each of the Supreme and Circuit Judges of this State, one copy to each member of the present Legislative Assembly, and one copy to each member of the Constitutional Convention. That the remaining copies shall be and remain in his cnstody for the use and benefit of the State. Adopted by the Senate, September 23, 1882.
W. J. MCCONNELL,
President of the Senate. House concurred in September 25, 1882.
GEO. W. McBRIDE,
Speaker of the House.
In pursuance of an Act of the Legislative Assembly of Oregon Territury passed December 12, 1856, an Act authorizing a convention to be held to form a Constitution for Oregon.
The delegates elect assembled in the Court House in Salem, Marion county, on Monday, the 17th day of August, A. D. 1857.
On motion of Mr. Deady, A. L. Lovejoy was elected President pro tem.
On motion of Mr. Grover, Chester N. Terry was elected Secretary
On motion of Mr. Boise, a committee of five was appointed to examine the credentials of delegates.
The President pro tem. appointed as said committee, Messrs. Boise, Reed, Applegate, Elkins and Dryer.
Mr. Kelly offered the following resolution which was adopted :
Resolved, That on to-inorrow the convention proceed to elect, viva voce, a President, a Secretary and Assistant Secretary, a Sergeant-atArms, a Door-keeper and a Printer.
On motion of Mr. Williams, a committee of three was appointed to allot seats to the delegates.
The President pro tem. appointed as said committee, Messrs. Williams, Kelly and Bristow.
On motion of Mr. Kelly, the convention adjourned until to-morrow at 10 o'clock, A. M.
iclass. 5-26-31 IWA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1857.
10 o'clock A. M.
List of delegates elected to frame a Constitution for Oregon, at an election held on the first Monday in June, 1857:
From the county of Columbia-John W. Watts.