JOURNAL.

AT a meeting of the General Assembly of the State of Alabama begun and held in the town of Huntsville on the fourth Monday in October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nineteen, it being the first session of the first General Assembly of said State, the following gentlemen, members of the Senate and certificate of Election made by Henry Hitchcock, Esq. Secretary of State, presented by Mr. Bibb, appeared and took their seats, to wit,

County of Dallas- Thomas Casey.

Cahawba - Littlepage Sims.

Marion- John D. Tyrrel.

Shelby- Bennet Ware.

St. Clair- David Conner.

Lawrence- Flemming Hodges.

Montgomery - John Gause.

Clarke - Joseph B. Chambers.

Washington- William Trotter.

Tuscaloosa- Thomas Hogg.

Franklin- William Metcalf.

Limestone- Thomas Bibb.

Lauderdale- Joseph Farmer.

Autauga - Howell Rose.

Madison- Gabriel Moore.

Cotaco - J. W. Garth.

Blount- Gabriel Hanby.

Monroe- John Watkins.

Conecuh - John Herbert.


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MONDAY, Oct. 25, 1819.

On motion of Mr. Hogg, Mr. Casey was called to the chair.

On motion of Mr. Moore, resolved, that a Secretary pro tem. be appointed for this House.

On motion of Mr Garth, John M. Taylor was appointed Secretary pro tem.

On motion of Mr. Watkins, resolved, that the Senate do now proceed to the election of a President thereof. Whereupon the election being conducted viva voce; it appeared that Mr. Thomas Bibb was unanimously elected, who being conducted to the chair returned his acknowledgements to the House, and proceeded to the duties thereof.

On motion of Mr. Watkins, resolved, that the Senate do now proceed to the election of a Secretary, and the election having been conducted viva voce, it appeared that Thomas A. Rogers was elected, who was qualified accordingly and proceeded to the duties thereof.

On motion of Mr. Casey, resolved, that the Senate do now proceed to the election of the door-keeper thereof, and the election having been conducted vive voce, it appeared that John K. Dun was elected, who entered on the duties thereof.

On motion of Mr. Casey, a message was sent to the House of Representatives, informing them that the Senate had convened- elected Mr. Thomas Bibb, President, Thomas A. Rogers, Secretary, and John R. Dun door-keeper, and were ready to proceed to business.

On motion, the Senate adjourned until 4 o'clock past meridian.

4 o'clock, P. M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment, when there appearing no business before the House, the senate adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.