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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
STATE OF MICHIGAN.
Priated by virtue of an Act of the Legislature, ander the direction and supervision of
NELSON B. JONES,
Lansing, Wednesday, January 4, 1865. Parsuant to the requirements of the Constitution, the mem. bers elect to the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the State of Michigan, for the year 1865, assembled in the Representative Hall of the Capitol, at Lansing, on Wednesday, the 4th day of January, at eleven o'clock A. M., and were called to order by Nelson B. Jones, Clerk of the last House.
Upon examining the credentials of members, it was ascertained that the several counties were fully represented, except the first district of Lenawee county, the third district of Monroe county, Sanilac county, first and second districts of St. Clair county, and William S. Bond, of the first district of Wayne county.
Credentials were presented from the first district of Oakland county by Benjamin F. McDonald, and also by James Bailey, in precisely the same form, certifying that the gentlemen named respectively, were elected as Representative from said first district of Oakland county;
On motion of Mr. M. D. Howard,
Hon. Augustus D. Griswold, of Kent, was chosen temporary Speaker.
On motion of Mr. Williams,
The Speaker pro tem was authorized to appoint a Sergeantat-arms
pro The Speaker pro tem. appointed George W. Swift, of Wayne, as Sergeant-at-Arms pro lem.
Mr. Brockway moved that a committee of two be appointed