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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
TWENTY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
STATE OF ILLINOIS,
AT THEIR REGULAR SESSION, BEGUN AND HELD AT SPRINGFIELD,
JANUARY 5, 1863.
BAKER AND PHILLIPS, PRINTERS.
NIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
Begun and held at the Capitol in the city of Springfield, on Monday, the fifth day of January, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and in the eighty-seventh year of the independence of the United States; being the session of the twenty-third General Assembly, held under the constitution of the State of Illinois; on which day, being the day fixed by the constitution of the State of Illinois for the meeting of the General Assembly, the members elect of the House of Representatives, at three o'clock P. M., were called to order by Mr. Keyes, a member,
On motion of Mr. Keyes,
Mr. Burr was appointed Speaker pro tempore.
On motion of Mr. Shope,
R. E. Goodell, of Sangamon county, was appointed chief Clerk pro tempore.
On motion of Mr. Fuller,
William M. Springer, of Sangamon county, was appointed assistant Clerk pro tempore.
On motion of Mr. Cabeen,
Samuel Hutchinson, of Henderson county, was appointed Doorkeeper pro tempore.
On motion of Mr.
was appointed assistant Doorkeeper pro
On motion of Mr. Haines,
Resolved, That the House now proceed to a call of the roll of members alphabetically, and to receive the certificates of election of such members as may be present.
Whereupon, the roll of members being called, the following answered to their names, viz:
First district-the counties of Union, Pulaski and Alexander-JAMES H. SMITH.