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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Thursday, January 7, 1864. In pursuance of law, the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska, met in ninth regular session, at the capitol, on Thursday, the 7th day of January, A. D. 1864.

The house was called to order by Mr. Kennedy, of Douglas, at two o'clock, P. M., on whose motion Rienzi Streeter, of Otoe, was elected chief clerk, pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Ritchie, of Dauglas, Daniel Gantt, of Douglas, was elected speaker, pro tem.

The following named persons presented their credentials, claiming seats :

Lewis Allgewahr, M. W. Bremen, John P. Becker, C. Blanchard, John W. Chapman, J. W. Davis, Charles G. Dorsey, J. Evans, George W. Fairbrother, J. O. Fisher, Amos Gates, Daniel Gantt, Henry Grebe, J. S. Gregory, Jr., George L. Griffing, Isaac E. Heaton, L. Hobbs, R. 0. Roback, B. E. B. Kennedy, George B. Lake, Joseph Lash, J. C. Lincoln, William McLennan, A. T. McCartney, Henry A. Newman, C. O'Connor, H. C. Pardee, N. S. Porter, Frederick Renner, Lorenzo Rice, John Ritchie, H. J. Rohwer, C. W. Seymour, Francis Sim, Joel S. Smith, Levi G. Todd, John Whalen.

Mr. Renner, of Otoe, moved an election of a committee of five, on credentials.

Carried.

Nominations being in order,
The following named gentlemen were nominated and elected, to-wit:
Messrs. Seymour, Allgewahr, Dorsey, O'Connor and Griffing.
On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,

The committee on credentials were instructed to retire and examine the credentials of members, and report as soon as practicable.

On motion of Mr. Ritchie, of Douglas,

The reporters of the different papers of the city were admitted to seats within the bar of the house.

Mr. Seymour, chairman of the committee on credentials, submitted the following report:

Mr. Speaker: The committee on credentials, to whom was referred the credentials of the several members of the house, had the same under consideration and requested us to report that they have found the following named gentlemen elected to seats within this house, and ask that the committee may be discharged:

Douglas county—John Ritchie, George B. Lake, Daniel Gantt, Joel S. Smith, B. E. B. Kennedy, Henry Grebe.

Otoe-Henry A. Newman, Francis Sim, F. Renner, C. W. Seymour, William McLennan, A. T. McCartney. Dodge-Isaac E. Heaton. Platte John P. Becker. Dakota, Dixon, Cedar and L'eau-qui-Court-J. O. Fisher. Dixon, Cedar and L'eau-qui-Court-N. S. Porter. Burt and Cuming-D. Hobbs. Washington-J. Evans, H. J. Rohwer. Richardson-Lewis Allgewahr, J. C. Lincoln, M. W. Bremen. Sarpy-C. Blanchard, Amos Gates, John Whalen.

Cass and Lancaster-J. W. Chapman, H. C. Pardee, D. G. Todd, R. D. Hoback, J. S. Gregory, Jr.

Pawnee - George L. Griffing.

Nemaha-George W. Fairbrother, Lorenzo Rice, Charles G. Dorsey, Joseph Dash.

Mr. Seymour, the chairman of the committee on credentials, further reported that the credentials of several of the members elect had not affixed to them the proper United States Revenue Stamps.

Mr. McLennan, of Otoe, moved that the certificates of members without stamps, be received the same as though duly stamped.

On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,
Report was adopted.

On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,

A committee was appointed to wait upon the secretary of the territory and request him to administer the oath of office to the members elect.

Messrs. Renner, Chapman and Kennedy were appointed such committee.

Whereupon, secretary Paddack appeared in the house and administered the oath to the members elect.

On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe, The house proceeded to the election of speaker. Nominations being in order, Mr. Chapman, of Cass, nominated Mr. Lake, of Douglas. The vote being taken, Mr. Lake was declared unanimously elected. On motion, a committee of three, consisting of Messrs. McLennan, Lincoln and Becker, were appointed to conduct the speaker to the chair.

On motion of Mr. Allgewahr, of Richardson, the house proceeded to the election of chief clerk.

Mr. Chapman, of Cass, nominated Mr. Streeter, of Otoe.

The vote being taken, Mr. Streeter was declared unanimously elected.

On motion of Mr. Seymour, of Otoe,
The house proceeded to the election of assistant clerk.
On motion of Mr. Grebe, of Douglas,
Mr. Walker, of Cass, was nominated.
The vote being taken, Mr. Walker was declared unanimously elected.

Mr. Griffing, of Douglas, moved that the remaining officers be chosen by ballot.

Lost.

On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,

The standing rules of the last session were adopted for the government of the house, until otherwise ordered.

On motion, the house proceeded to the election of sergeant-at-arms.
On motion of Mr. Seymour, of Otoe,
Mr. T. A. Moore, of Nemaha, was nominated.
The vote being taken, Mr. Moore was declared unanimously elected.
On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,
The house proceeded to the election of door-keeper.

Mr. Tracy, of Dakota, was nominated, and having received the enti re vote, was declared unanimously elected.

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Mr. Renner, of Otoe, moved an election of a committee of five, on credentials.

Carried.

Nominations being in order,
The following named gentlemen were nominated and elected, to-wit:
Messrs. Seymour, Allgewahr, Dorsey, O'Connor and Griffing.
On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,

The committee on credentials were instructed to retire and examine the credentials of members, and report as soon as practicable.

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On motion of Mr. Ritchie, of Douglas,

The reporters of the different papers of the city were admitted to seats within the bar of the house.

Mr. Seymour, chairman of the committee on credentials, submit the following report:

Mr. Speaker: The committee on credentials, to whom was referre the

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Dakota, Dixon, Cedar and L'eau-qui-Court-J. O. Fisher.
Dixon, 'Cedar and L'eau-qui-Court-N. S. Porter.
Burt and Cuming-D. Hobbs.
Washington-J. Evans, H. J. Rohwer.
Richardson-Lewis Allgewahr, J. C. Lincoln, M. W. Bremen.
Sarpy-C. Blanchard, Åmos Gates,

John Whalen.
Cass and Lancaster–J. W. Chapman, H. C.

Pardee, D. G. Todd, h. D. Hoback, J. S. Gregory, Jr.

Pawnee-George L. Griffing. Joseph Dash.

Nemaha-George W. Fairbrother, Lorenzo Rice, Charles G. Dorsey,

Mr. Seymour, the chairman of the committee on credentials, further reported that the credentials of several

of the members elect had affixed to them the proper United

States Revenue Stamps.
Mr. McLennan, of Otoe, moved that the certificates of me
without stamps, be received the same as though duly stamped.

On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,
Report was adopted.

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On motion of Mr. Renner, of Otoe,

A committee was appointed to wait upon the secretary of the territory and request him to administer the oath of office to the members elect.

Messrs. Renner, Chapman and Kennedy were appointed such committee.

Whereupon, secretary Paddack appeared in the house and adminis. tered the oath to the members elect.

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