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AT SALEM. COMMENCING AUGUST 17, 1857, TOGETHER WITH THE CONSTITUTION
SALEM, OREGON :
W. H. BYARS, STATE PRINTER.
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 6.
Resolved by the Senate, the House concurring, That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby authorized and instructed to have printed 1,000 copies of the Journal of the Constitutional Convention of the State of Oregon, and that he be directed to forward one copy thereof to each of the Supreme and Circuit Judges of this State, one copy to each member of the present Legislative Assembly, and one copy to each member of the Constitutional Convention. That the remaining copies shall be and remain in his enstody for the use and benefit of the State. Adopted by the Senate, September 23, 1882.
House concurred in September 25, 1882.
W. J. MCCONNELL,
President of the Senate.
GEO. W. MCBRIDE,
Speaker of the House.
In pursuance of an Act of the Legislative Assembly of Oregon Territory passed December 12, 1856, an Act authorizing a convention to be held to form a Constitution for Oregon.
The delegates elect assembled in the Court House in Salem, Marion county, on Monday, the 17th day of August, A. D. 1857.
On motion of Mr. Deady, A. L. Lovejoy was elected President pro
On motion of Mr. Grover, Chester N. Terry was elected Secretary pro tem.
On motion of Mr. Boise, a committee of five was appointed to examine the credentials of delegates.
The President pro tem. appointed as said committee, Messrs. Boise, Reed, Applegate, Elkins and Dryer.
Mr. Kelly offered the following resolution which was adopted: Resolved, That on to-morrow the convention proceed to elect, viva voce, a President, a Secretary and Assistant Secretary, a Sergeant-atArms, a Door-keeper and a Printer.
On motion of Mr. Williams, a committee of three was appointed to allot seats to the delegates.
The President pro tem. appointed as said committee, Messrs. Williams, Kelly and Bristow.
On motion of Mr. Kelly, the convention adjourned until to-morrow at 10 o'clock, A. M.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1857.
The convention met pursuant to adjournment.
10 o'clock A. M.
The journal of yesterday was read, corrected and approved.
List of delegates elected to frame a Constitution for Oregon, at an election held on the first Monday in June, 1857:
From the county of Columbia-John W. Watts.
From Coos county-F. G. Lockhart, contested by Perry B. Marple.