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have examined the credentials of the following named Senators,
and find the same to be correct, to-wit :

Samuel A. Moore, of the 3d Senatorial District.
Nathan Udell, of the 4th Senatorial District.
Ziba Brown, of the 5th Senatorial District.
C. G. Bridges, of the 6th Senatorial District.
L. W. Hillyer, of the 7th Senatorial Disfrict.
D. P. Stubbs, of the 11th Senatorial District.
Wm. C. Shippen of the 13th Senatorial District.
John A. Parvin, of the 15th Senatorial District.
J. F. McJunkin, of the 16th Senatorial District.
John C. Hogin, of the 17th Senatorial District.
Thos. McMillan, of the 19th Senatorial District.
P. G. O. Merrill, of the 20th Senatorial District.
B. F. Roberts, of the 21st Senatorial District.
Thos. J. Saunders, of the 22d Senatorial District.
Henry Wharton, of the 24th Senatorial District.
M. E. Cutts, of the 26th Senatorial District.
Elisha Flaugh, of the 27th Senatorial District.
John Hilsinger, of the 29th Senatorial District.
Joseph B. Young, of the 31st Senatorial District.
W. B. King, of the 32d Senatorial District.
H. C. Henderson, of the 33d Senatorial District.
L. W. Hart, of the 36th Senatorial District.
Benį. T. Hunt, of the 37th Senatorial District.
Harvey S. Brunson, of the 38th Senatorial District.
C. F. Clarkson, of the 39th Senatorial District.
G. W. Gray, of the 40th Senatorial District.
J. G. Patterson, of the 42d Senatorial District.
G. W. Bassett, of the 4d Senatorial District.
The Committee find a certificate from

the County Judge of Delaware County, certifying that John W. Brayton was elected Senator in the 35th District.

The certificate is not in accordance with law; but the committee are satisfied that Mr. Brayton is entitled to a seat in the Senate.

The committee also find that Lewis W. Ross claims to be elected in the 8th Senatorial District, J. A. L. Crookham in the 18th District and Ezekiel Clark in the 25th District.

They are here without certificates, but we have satisfactory evidence that they have been duly elected, and would recommend that they be admitted to seats in the Senate.

Your Committee will report further from time to time as credentials come in. Signed,

B. F. GUE, Ch’m. The report of the Committee was adopted, and the following oath administered to the newly elected members, Senator Saunders affirming

"Yon and each of you do solemnly swear that you will support

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the Constitution of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Iowa, and that you will faithfully discharge the duties of Senator to the best of your ability."

On motion of Mr. Boardman the Senate rules of the last session were adopted until otherwise ordered.

On motion of McCrary of Lee, the Senate proceeded to the election of permanent officers.

Senator Saunders nominated W. F. Davis of Muscatine county, for Secretary of the Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Davis were, Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hillsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Bnren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippin, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. Davis having received a majority of all the votes was declared duly elected Secretary of the Senate.

Senator Udell nominated Mr. H. G. Curtis of Marion county, for Assistant Secretary.

Those roting for Mr. Curtis were, Messrs. Basssett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, IIunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young—40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson. Mr. Curtis having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Assistant Secretary of the Senate.

Senator Shipman nominated Mr. J. N. McCrary, of Van Buren
County, for Engrossing Clerk.
Those voting for Mr. McCrary were :

Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown,
Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh,
Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger,
King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore,
McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders,
Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young -40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. McCrary having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

Senator Udell nominated Mr. H. C. Rippey, of Dallas County, for Enrolling Clerk of the Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Rippey were:
Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown.

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Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flangh,
Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger,
King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore,
McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders,
Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young–40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Wool

Mr. Rippey having feceived a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

Senator Moore nominated Wm. J. Law, of Davis County, for Sergeant-at-Arms of Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Law were: Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Ilogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary, of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Wool

Mr. Law having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

Senator Dixon nominated Mr. H. N. Clement, of Wappello County, for Door Keeper of the Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Clement were: Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, Mc Crary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. Clement having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected Door Keeper.

Senator Moore nominated Master Addison S. Udell, of Appanoose County, for First Messenger of Senate.

Those voting for Udell were: Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, ibrunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cuttss, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Ilunt, IIatch, IIilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and young--40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Master Udell having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

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Senator Gue nominated Master Homer C. Boardman, of Clinton County, for Second Messenger of Senate.

Those voting for Boardınan were: Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, l'dell, Wharton and Young—40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Ilesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Master Boardman having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared duly elected.

Senator Udell nominated Mr. David Hunter, of Polk county, for Fireman of Senate.

Those voting for Mr. IIunter were, Messrs. Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, lIatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. Hunter having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

Senator Burdick nominated Richard Stock, of Jasper county, for Paper-folder of Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Stock were, Senators Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillin, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippin, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. Stock having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

Senator Burdick nominated Daniel Stutsman, of Polk county for Paper-folder of Senate.

Those voting for Mr. Stutsman were, Senators Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown, Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham, Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, llunt, Vlatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill

, Patterson, Parvin, Ross, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson. Mr. Stutsman having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected.

On motion of Senator Udell, the Senate proceeded to elect a Post Master. Sentor Moore nominated Mr. A. P. Burrhis of Marshall county.

Those voting for Mr. Burrhis were Senators Bassett, Burdick, Brunson, Brayton, Boardman, Brown. Bridges, Clarkson, Crookham. Clark, Cutts, Dixon, Foote, Flaugh, Gray, Gue, Hart, Hogin, Hurley, Hillyer, Hunt, Hatch, Hilsinger, King, McJunkin, McCrary of Lee, McCrary of Van Buren, Moore, McMillan, Merrill, Patterson, Parvin, Rost, Roberts, Saunders, Stubbs, Shippen, Udell, Wharton and Young-40.

Absent and not voting, Senators Hesser, Jennings and Woolson.

Mr. Burrhis having received a majority of all the votes' cast was declared duly elected.

Senator Foote offered the following resolution :

Resolved by the Senate the House concurring, That the Post Master of this General Assembly be directed to employ Theodore Guelick of Des Moines county, as Assistant Post Master, whose compensation shall be hereafter determined.

The resolution was adopted. Senator Stubbs offered the following resolution, which was adopted :

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be required to furnish each member of the Senate with a copy of the Revision of 1860.

Senator McOrary of Van Buren, offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be requested to furnish each member of the Senate with as many two cent postage stamps as will equal the number of Daily and Weekly newspapers taken by each member, and ten three cent stamps per week.

Senator Udell moved the following as a substitute: “That a Committee of three be appointed, with Senator McCrary of Van Buren as Chairman, to confer with the Post Master of this City, in relation to the postage of the Senate. Substitute adopted.

The President appointed Senators McCrary of Van Buren, Udell and Gray as said Committee.

On motion of Senator Gue, a Committee of two were appointed to inform the House that the Senate was now organized and ready to proceed to business.

The President announced the Committee as consisting of Senators Gue and Dixon.

Senator McCrary of Lee offered the following resolution :

Resolved by the Senate the House concurriug, That the two Houses will meet in Joint Convention for the purpose of canvassing the votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, to-morrow at 10 o'clock, A. M., and that the Inauguration of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall take place on Thursday January 14th, at 11 o'clock, A. M

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