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JOURNAL

OF THE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OF THE

STATE OF MICHIGAN.

1861.

PRINTED BY VIRTUE OF AN ACT OF THE LEGISLATURE, UNDER THE DIRECTION AND

SUPERVISION OF
Edward W. Barber,
CLERK OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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LANSING:
Hosmer & Kerr, Printers to the State.

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HOUSE JOURNAL.

Lansing, Wednesday, January 2, 1861. Pursuant to the requirements of the Constitution, the members elect to the House of Representatives for the Legislature of 1861, assembled in the Hall of the House, at Lansing, on Wednesday, the second day of January, at ten o'clock A. M., and were called to order by Charles V. DeLand, clerk of the last House.

Upon examining the credentials of members, it was ascertained that every county was fully represented except the counties of Clinton and Gratiot, the county of Chippewa, the 2d district of Macomb county, the 1st district of Livingston eounty, and the first district of Hillsdale county.

On motion of Mr. Morrison, of Berrien,

Hon. William T. Howell, of Newaygo, was chosen temporary speaker.

On motion of Mr. Morrison, it was

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the Speaker pro tem. to wait upon the Lieutenant Governor, and request him to administer the oath of office to the members elect of the House.

The Speaker pro tem appointed Messrs. Morrison, Sessions and Pringle said committee.

On motion of Mr. Childs, it was

Resolved, That Alonzo Hyde, of Berrien, be and he is hereby appointed Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.

The committee appointed to wait upon the Lieutenant Governor reported that they had performed the duty assigned them,

and that Hon. James Birney, Lieutenant Governor, was in attendance to administer the oath of office to the members of the House.

The roll of members was then called by counties and districts, when the following members answered to their names, and having subscribed and taken the oath of office, were admitted to seats as Representatives in the Legislature of the State of Michigan : Allegan-Franklin B. Wallin. Alpena Alonzo E. Pearson. Barry-George K. Beamer. Bay-Appleton Stevens.

Berrien-løt district, Lorenzo P. Alexander; 2d district, Alexander H. Morrison.

Branch1st district, William Chase; 2d district, Charles W. Wetherby.

Calhoun—Ist district, William Cook; 2d district, Homer C. Hurd; 3d district, Eben F. Henderson.

CassIst district, Edward H. Jones; 2d district, Edward Shanahan.

Eaton-1st district, Albertus L. Green; 2d district, Chauncey Goodrich.

Genesee-1st district, Francis H. Rankin; 2d district, Alexander W. Davis.

Manistee, &c.—Thomas J. Ramsdell.

Hillsdale--2d district, Leonard Miller; 3d district, Robert Cox,

Houghton and Ontonagon-Columbus C. Douglas.

Ingham-1st district, Hulbert B. Shank; 2d district, Marcus M. Atwood.

Ionia-Ist district, Milo S. Baker; 2d district, Alonzo Sessions.

Jackson--Ist district, Cerrel B. Wade; 2d district, Eugene Pringle; 3d district, Richard J. Crego.

Kalamazoo_1st district, Ezra C. Adams; 2d district, Gilbert E. Read.

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