JOURNAL, &c.

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MONDAY, November 19, 1827.

On Monday, the nineteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven, the following Members of the House of Representatives appeared, were duly qualified, and took their seats- to wit:

From the county of Mobile- Jack F. Ross, and Wm. D. Stone.

From the county of Monroe- D. R. W. McRae, and Thomas Wiggins.

From the county of Madison- John Vining, William H. Moore, William Acklen, Jun. Nathan Smith, and William Kelly.

From the county of Montgomery- Dixon H. Lewis, Elias Bonnell, and William Y. Higgins.

From the county of Marengo- William Anderson.

From the county of Conecuh- Samuel W. Oliver, and Eldridge S. Greening.

From the counties of Henry, Pike, Covington, and Dale- Charles A. Dennis and James Ward.

From the county of Wilcox- John W. Bridges.

From the county of Dallas- James C. Sharp, John A. Tarver, and Erasmus Walker.

From the county of Perry- George Weisinger, and Richard B. Walthall.

From the county of Greene- M. F. Rainey, Edward B. Colgin, and D.B. Richardson.

From the county of Tuscaloosa- Henry W. Collier, William H. Jack, Harden Perkins, and Hervey W. Ellis.

From the county of Bibb- James B. Clark.

From the county of Shelby- Joab Lawler.

From the county of St. Clair- John Massey, and Henry Bradford.

From the county of Jefferson- John Brown, William K. Paulding, and John F. Forrest.

From the county of Marion- William H. Duke.

From the county of Franklin- John L. McRae, and Temple Sargent.

From the county of Lauderdale- Hugh McVay, Samuel Craig, and Francis Durrett.

From the county of Limestone - Joshua L. Martin, William Edmondson, W. P. Robertson, and Joseph Bell.

From the county of Lawrence - Zadoc  McVay, Thomas Coopwood, and Ellyson A. Daniel.

From the county Morgan - John T. Rather, and Melkijah Vaughan.

From the county of Autauga - Robert Broadnax, and Eli Terry.

From the county of Washington - Ptolemy Harris.

From the county of Butler- Nathan Cook.

From the county of Jackson- Samuel B. Moore, James Russell, William A. Davis, Daniel Price.

From the county of Pickens - Boley Conner.

Mr. McVay of Lauderdale in the chair.

The House then proceeded to the election of a Speaker- Samuel W. Oliver, one of the members from the county of Conecuh, and John Vining, one of the members from the county of Madison being in nomination.


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Mr. Oliver having received a majority of all the votes given, was declared duly elected, conducted to the chair, and made his acknowledgments to the House for the honor conferred, was qualified, and entered upon the discharge of this duties.

The House then proceeded to the election of Principal clerk, whereupon Thomas B. Tunstall was duly elected, was qualified, and entered upon the discharge of his duties.

The House then proceeded to the election of a Doorkeeper, whereupon James Brown was duly elected, and entered upon the discharge of the duties of his office.

The House then proceeded to the election of an Assistant Clerk whereupon Aaron Ready was duly elected, was qualified, and entered on the discharge of the duties of his office.

A Message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon.

Mr. Speaker:- I am directed to inform your honorable body, that the Senate have assembly, and elected the honorable Nicholas Davis of Limestone, their President; Francis S. Lyon, Secretary, George W. Crabb, assistant Secretary, and James A. Bates, Doorkeeper; and are ready to process to business.- And then he withdrew.

The House then proceeded to the election of an Engrossing Clerk. whereupon William B. McClellan was duly elected, was qualified, and entered on the discharge of the duties of his office.

Ordered, that Mr. Broadnax, have leave of absence form this House until Monday next.

On motion of Mr. McVay of Lauderdale, Resolved, that the Clerk of this House be instructed to wait on the Senate, and inform them that the Representative branch of Legislature is organized, and that they have elected the honorable Samuel W. Oliver, Speaker; Thomas B. Tunstall, Principal Clerk; James Brown, Doorkeeper; Aaron Ready, Assistant Clerk; William B. McClellan, Engrossing Clerk; and are now ready to proceed to business.

On motion of Mr. McVay, of Lauderdale, Resolved, That the rules and regulations of the House of Representatives of the last session of the legislature, be adopted as the rules and regulations of the present session until otherwise altered or amended.  And then the House adjourned until tomorrow morning, 10 o'clock.