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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
TENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
STATE OF IOWA,
WHICH CONVENED AT THE CAPITOL, IN DES MOINES, JANUARY 11TH, 1864.
F. W. PALMER, STATE PRINTER
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
HALL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
The hour prescribed by law for the meeting of the General Assembly having arrived, Mr. Nicholas Bayless, a person claiming to be a member from the County of Polk, called the House to order, and upon motion of W. J. Moir, of Hardin County, Mr. Charles Weare, of Linn County, was elected Speaker pro tem.
Mr. A. H. Berreman, of Henry County, moved that J. H. Sanders, of Keokuk County, be elected Chief Clerk pro tem., which motion prevailed.
On motion of Mr. McNutt, Geo. P. Abel, of Polk County, was elected Assistant Clerk pro tem.
On motion of Mr. Finkbine, Mr. Zimri Streeter was elected Sergeant-at-Arms pro tem.
On motion of Mr. McNutt. Mr. John Patterson was elected Doorkeeper pro tem.
On motion, Mr. J. E. Gile, of Polk County, was elected Fireman pro tem.
On motion of Mr. McNutt, it was ordered that a Committee of five on Credentials be appointed.
The Chair announced the following gentlemen to constitute said committee:-Messers NcNutt, Merriam, Parker, Hildreth and Bell. Mr. Hildreth moved that the Committee on Credentials be instructed to report on to-morrow morning, which motion prevailed. On motion the Roll of Representative Districts was called, and the credentials of members were presented.
Mr. McNutt moved that when the House adjourn, it be until ten o'clock to-morrow morning. Adopted.
On motion of Mr. Dorr, the House adjourned.