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Ulster-Samuel Culver, Daniel Lefever.
Warren-Thomas Archibald.

Washington-Melancton Wheeler, Charles F. Ingalls, James Wright.

Wayne—James P. Bartle, Russel Whipple.

Westchester-Horatio Lockwood, Joseph H. Anderson, Edwin Crosby.

Yates-James P. Robinson.

Secretary's Office.

I certify the preceding to be a correct list

a of the names of Members of Assembly elected in this State, at the general election held in the month of November last, according to the official returns received at this office from the county clerks respectively.

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In testimony whereof, I have hereunto affixed my [L. 8.) seal of office, at the city of Albany, the twenty-fourth

day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-three.


Secretary of State.

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January 7, 1834.


Of the Assembly of the State of New-York. 1. Upon the appearance of a quorum, the Speaker having taken the chair, and the members being called to order, the journal of the preceding day shall be read, to the end that any mistakes therein may

be corrected by the House. And in all cases of the absence of a quorum, the members present may take such measures as shall be necessary to procure the attendance of absent members; and the Speaker may adjourn from day to day, until a quorum shall appear.

2. After the reading and approving of the journal, the order of business, which shall not in any case be departed from, except by the unanimous consent of the House, shall be as follows:

1. The presentation of petitions. 2. Reports of standing committees. 3. Reports of select committees. 4. Messages from the Governor. 5. Communications from the State officers. 6. Messages from the Senate. 7. Third reading of bills and resolutions. 8. Motions, resolutions and notices. 9. Unfinished business of the preceding day. 10. Special orders of the day; and if in any case the unfinished

business of the preceding day shall have taken the place of special orders, these orders shall be taken up and acted on

in their order of time. 1. Unfinished business generally. (Assem. No. 7.)


12. General orders of the day; but messages from the Governor,

communications from State officers, and messages from the Senate, may be considered at any time.

3. The Speaker shall cause the Clerk to make a list of all bills, resolutions, reports of committees, and other proceedings in the House, which are committed to a committee of the whole, and not made the special order of the day for any particular day; which list shall be called the “General Orders of the Day."

4. All questions relating to the priority of business, shall be decided without debate.

5. The Speaker shall preserve order and decorum, and shall decide all questions of order, subject to an appeal to the House. He shall have the right to name any member to perform the duties of the chair; but such substitution shall not extend beyond an adjournment, unless by leave of the House.

6. The Speaker, in all cases, has the right of voting; and when the House shall be equally divided, including his vote, the question shall be lost.

7. While the Speaker is putting a question, no member shall walk across or out of the House.

8. When the House adjourns, the members shall keep their seats until the Speaker shall have left the chair.

9. Every member, previous to his speaking, shall rise from his seat, and address himself to the Speaker.

10. When two or more members rise at once, the Speaker shall name the member who is first to speak.

11. No member shall speak more than twice to the same general question, nor more than once upon a “previous question,” without leave of the House;. nor more than once in any case, until every member choosing to speak, shall have spoken.


12. While a member is speaking, no member shall entertain any private discourse, or pass between him and the chair.

13. A member called to order, shall immediately sit down, unless permitted to explain. If there be no appeal, the decision of

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