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COMMENCED AT THE CITY OF TOPEKA, JANUARY 13
AND CONCLUDED MARCH 3,
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
HOUSE JOURNAL .
TOPEKA, January 13th, 1863: The House of Representatives met and were called to order by the Hon. W. W. H. Lawrence, Secretary of State.
Roll called, when the following gentlemen answered to their names:
Messrs. Alford, Baker, Beeson, Barret, Bishop, Bottom, Bowman, Bradley, Broadhead, Brown of the 24th district, Brown of the 54th distict, Campbell of the 33d district, Campbell of the 55th distriot, Clark, Christie, Cobb, Conrey, Craft, Dennison, Douthitt, Downing, Drake, Ellis, Emery, Eskridge, Ford, Foreman, Foster 30th district, Foster 40th district, Fullington, Glick, Gordon, Griffith, Grover, O’Gwartney, Hanson, Hawkins, Hidden, Hiner, Hollister, Hollenberg, Ide, Irwin, Jackman, Johnson 1st district, Johnston 70th district, Jones, Kellogg, Kinner, Lacock, Lattin, Lee 17th district, Lee 19th district, Loy, Means, McCartney, Medill, Miller, Mitchell, Page, Rogers, Russell, Saunders, Sayer, Snider, Steel, Stratton, Tucker, Underhill, Vaughn, Walker, Ward, Weisback and Williams.
The following oath of office was then administered to the members present, by Hon. Samuel A, Kingman, associate justice of the supreme court of the State:
You and each of you do solemnly swear that you will support the constitution of the United States, and of the State of Kansas, and that you will faithfully discharge your duties as members of the House of Representatives, so help you God.
On motion of Mr. Eskridge, W. R. Saunders, of Coffey county, was elected by acclamation, chairman pro tem.