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GALES & SEATON'S
Register of Debates in Congress,
TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS...SECOND SESSION:
FROM DECEMDEN 3, 1832, to mancu 3, 1833.
DEBATES IN THE SENATE.
LIST OF THE MEMBERS.
of tlie Senatc. It would, therefore, be extremely incon
venient for him to discharge the duties of the Chair, and MAINE- John Holines, Peleg Spragnie.
he requested that the kind partiality of his friends NEW JIAMPSHIRE-Samuel Bell, Isaac 11:II.
should be waived on this occasion, and that they would MASSACHUSETTS--Nathaniel Silsbce, Daniel Wcbster. RHODE ISLAND--Ndicinialı R. Knischt. Asher Robbins. make choice of some other Senator, as presiding ollicer.
The Senate then proceeded to ballot for President pro CONNECTICUT-S:muel A. Foot, Gideon Tomlinson.
tempore as follows. VERMONT--Samuel Prentiss, Iloratio Seymour.
FIRST BALLOT. NEW YORK--Charles E. Dudley, Silas Wright, Jr.
Mr. Wute, NEW JERSEY-Mahlon Dickerson, Theodore Freling
TYLER, PENNSYLVANIA-- George M. Dallas, William Wilkins.
SMITI, DELAWARE--John M. Clayton, Arnold Naudain.
There being no choice, the Senate proceeded to à se
"C:cord ballot, which resulted as follows: SOUTH CAROLINA--Stephen D. Miller, John C.com
Mr. WHITE, Calhoun.
There still being no choice, the Senate procecded to LOUISIANA-Josial. S. Johnston, George A.Waggaman.
: ballot the third time, which resulted as follows: INDIANA-- William Hendricks, John Tipton.
Mr. Waite, MISSISSIPPI-George Poindexter, John Black.
12 ILLINOIS- Elias K. Kane, John M. Robinson.
SMITII, ALABAMA--William R. King, Gabriel Moore.
Foor, MISSOURI--Thomas II. Benton, Alexander Buckner.
A fourth ballot was then had with the following result:
SMITII, At 12 o'clock, the Senate was called to order by the The Senate procceded to a fifth ballot, which resulted Secretary, Mr. LOWRIE, (the VICE PRESIDENT being as follows: absent, and the President pro tempore, Mr. TAZE Mr. WHITE,
17 WELL, buving resigned his seat in the Senate,) and
14 thirty-two members appearing in their seats, and there
SMITH, being a quorum, Mr. SMITII, of Maryland, moved to pro The Ilon. Hugh L, WHITE, of Tennessee, having receed to the election of President pro tempore, which was ceived a majority of all the votes, was declared duly agreed to.
elected PRESIDENT of the Senate, pro tempore, and being Mr. POINDEXTER said he inderstood it was the in- conducted to the chair by Mr. TYLER, of Virginia, retention of some of his friends to bestow their suffrages on turned his acknowledgments to the Senate, as follows: him for President sro tempore. Ile desired to state, in " To the members of the Senate, I tender my sincerc advance, that his duties as Senator of the people of Mis- acknowledgments for the distinguished honor conferred sissippi would require his particular attention on the floor l by their vote.