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The House proceeded to the election of an Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk, with the following result:

FOR WILLIAM A. HALL.

Mr. Aitkiu,

A. Allen,
G. W. Allen,
Ball,
Beach,
Bonine,
Brockway,
Camburn,
Carlton,
Cobb,
Copley,
Dunlap,
Fellows,
Fisher,
Graham,
Green,
Griswold,
Haynes,
Hazen,
O. F. Howard,
Jenness,
Jewell,
J. H. Jones,
G. C. Jones,

Mr. Keeler,

Kenney,
Laing,
Landon,
Lapham,
Lewis,
Luther,
Mackay,
Mallary,
Mickley,
Monroe,
Munger,
Newcomb,
Nixon,
Osborn,
Packard
Phillips,
Rowe,
Runyan,
Sanderson,
Schars,
Seymour,
Shier,

Mr. Slocum,

L. Smith,
W. T. Smith,
Stewart,
Swift,
Taylor,
Thayer,
Thomas,
Tupper,
Utley,
Van Vleet,
Warner,
Welch,
White,
Willcox,
Willetts,
Williams,
Winsor,
Woodman,
Woodruff,
Woodward,
Yawkey,
Speaker,

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FOR HENRY D. POST.

Mr. Bailey,

Mr. H, B. Hawley, Mr. Miller,
Bartow
R. Hawley,

Morton,
Chipman,

M. D. Howard, Nowland,
Colwell,
Look,

O'Grady,
Dort,
Maxwell,

Pitts,
Forbes,
May,

Wells,
Gies,
McKernan,

Wendell,
Haire,

22 The Speaker announced that William A. Hall, of Livingston county, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was duly elected to the office of Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk.

On motion of Mr. Williams,

The House then proceeded to the election of Sergeant-atArms, with the following result:

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FOR GEORGE W. SWIFT,,
Mr. Aitken,
Mr. Keeler,

Mr. Slocum,
A Allen,
Kenney,

L. Smith,
G. W Allen, Laing,

W. T. Smith,
Ball,
Landon,

Stewart,
Beach,
Lapham,

Swift,
Bonine,
Lewis,

Taylor,
Brockway,
Luther,

Thayer,
Camburn,
Mackay,

Thomas,
Carlton,
Mallary,

Tupper,
Cobb,
Mickley,

Utley,
Copley,
Monroe,

Van Vleet,
Dunlap,
Munger,

Warner,
Fellows,
Newcomb,

Welch,
Fisher,
Nixon,

White,
Graham,
Osborn,

Willcox,
Green,
Packard,

Willetts,
Griswold,
Phillips,

Williams,
Haynes,
Rowe,

Winsor,
Hazen,
Runyan,

Woodman, 0. F. Howard, Sanderson,

Woodruff,
Jenness,
Schars,

Woodward,
Jewell,
Seymour,

Yawkey,
J. H. Jones,
Shier,

Speaker,

70 G. C. Jones,

FOR H. D. LINABURY.
Mr. Bailey,
Mr. Haire,

Mr. Miller,
Bartow,

H. B. Hawley, Morton,
Cady,
R. Hawley,

Nowland,
Chipman,

M. D. Howard, O'Grady,
Colwell,
Look,

Pitts,
Dort,

Maxwell,
Forbes,
May,

Wendell,
Gies,
McKernan,

23 The Speaker announced that George W. Swift, of Wayne county, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was duly elected to the office of Sergeant-at-Arms.

On motion of Mr. Brockway,

The oath of office was administered to the Chief Clerk, Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk, and Sergeant-at-Arms, , elect to the House, and the several officers named entered upon the discharge of their duties.

Wells,

Mr. Woodman moved that a committee of three be appointed to wait upon the Senate and inform that body that the House is now organized and ready to proceed to business;

Which motion prevailed.

The Speaker appointed Messrs. Woodman, Brockway and Chipman as such committee.

Mr. Mallary moved that the officiating clergymen of the city of Lansing be invited to officiate as Chaplain of the House;

Mr. Green offered the following as a substitute for the motion:

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed to wait upon the resident clergy of Lansing, and invite them to officiate as Chaplain of this House during its session;

Which was adopted.

The Speaker appointed Messrs. Green, Monroe and McKernan as such committee.

The committee appointed to wait on the Senate and inform that body that the House had perfected its organization, and was ready to proceed to business, reported that they had discharged the duty assigned them.

Mr. Thayer moved that the House adjourn until tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock;

Which motion did not prevail.

Mr. Brock way moved to take from the table the credentials presented to the House from the first representative district of Oakland county;

Which motion prevailed.

Mr. Williams moved that they be referred to a select com. mittee of three, of which committee Mr. Brockway should be chairman;

Mr. Williams withdrew that part of his motion constituting Mr. Brockway chairman of the committee.

Mr. Green then moved to amend the motion by striking out "three” and inserting the word “five,” in lieu thereof;

Which was accepted.
Mr. Chipman moved to amend the motion of Mr. Williams in

soch a manner as to refer the papers to the committee on elections, when such committee should be appointed;

After discussion, Mr. Chipman moved to lay the subject on the table;

Which motion did not prevail. Mr. Utley then offered the following, as a substitute for the motions before the House:

Resolved, That James Bailey is duly elected, and entitled to a seat in this House from the first representative district of Oakland county; Mr. Warner demanded the yeas and nays. The demand was seconded. Mr. Monroe moved to lay the resolution on the table; Which motion did not prevail. Permission was given Mr. McDonald to appear upon the floor of the House and make a personal explanation.

The question being on the adoption of the resolution, it was not adopted, by yeas and nays, as follows:

YEAS.
Mr. Aitken,
Mr. Hazen,

Mr. Schars,
A. Allen,

O. F. Howard, Seymour,
G. W. Allen,
Jenness,

L. Smith,
Ball,
Jewell,

Stewart,
Beach,
Kenney,

Taylor,
Bonine,
Laing,

Utley,
Camburn,
Mallary,

Warner,
Carlton,
Mickley,

Willcox,
Dunlap,
Munger,

Williams,
Fisher,
Osborn,

Winsor,
Graham,
Phillips,

Woodman,
Griswold,
Sanderson,

Yawkey, 36

NAYS.
Mr. Bartow,
Mr. Landon,

Mr. Rowe,
Brockway,
Lapham,

Shier,
Cady,
Lewis,

Slocum,
Chipman,
Look,

W. T. Smith,
Colwell,
Luther,

Swift,
Copley,
Mackay,

Thayer,
Dort,
Maxwell,

Thomas,
Fellows,
May,

Tupper,
Forbes,
McKernan,

Van Vleet,

Green,
Miller,

Welch,
Haire,
Monroe,

Wells,
H. B. Hawley, Morton,

Wendell,
R. Hawley,
Newcomb,

White,
Haynes,
Nixon,

Willetts,
M. D. Howard, Nowland,

Woodruff,
J. H. Jones,
O'Grady,

Woodward,
G. C. Jones, Packard,

Speaker,
Gies,
Pitts,

53 The Sergeant-at-Arms announced a committee from the Senate.

The Committee informed the House that the Senate had perfected its organization, and was now ready to proceed to business.

The question recurring on the motion of Mr. Chipman, to amend the motion of Mr. Williams,

Mr. Shier demanded the previous question.
The demand was seconded and the main question ordered.
The motion of Mr. Chipman did not prevail.
The motion of Mr. Williams, as amended, was agreed to.

The Speaker announced as the special committee, Messrs. Williams, Brockway, Griswold, Chipman and Morton.

Mr. Shier presented the proceedings of the board of district canvassers of the second district of Washtenaw county, duly certified, by which it appears that including the soldiers' vote, Mr. James Clements received a majority of the votes cast for representative for said second district of Washtenaw county.

On motion of Mr. M. D. Howard,

The papers were laid on the table, to be referred to the committee on elections, when such committee should be appointed.

Mr. Welch offered the following:

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed, on the part of the House, to act with a like committee, on the part of the Senate, to wait upon the retiring Governor, and inform him that the two Houses are now organized and ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make;

Which was adopted.

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