Texas Almanac, 1859 Page: 88
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5Z TEXAS ALMANAC.
Representatives are assigned to such State upon the above basis, in addition to the
limited number of 233; but such excess continues only until the next apportion-
ment under the succeeding census. When the apportionment is completed, the
Secretary sends a certificate thereof to the House of, Representatives, and to the
Executive of each State a certificate of the number apportioned to such State. The
present number of Representatives is 234, an additional representative being tem-
porarily assigned to California. There are, besides, seven Delegates, one each from
Oregon, Minnesota, Utah, New-Mexico, Washington, Kansas, and Nebraska, who
have a right to speak, but not to vote.
Joint Resolution, approved December 23, 1857, provides, That, "On the first
day of the first session of each Congress, or as soon thereafter as he may be in
attendance and apply, -each Senator, Representative, and Delegate shall receive
his mileage, as now provided by law, and all his compensation from the beginning
of his term, to be computed at the rate of $250 per month; and during the ses-
sion compensation at the same rate. And on the first day of the second or any
subsent session, he shall receive his mileage, as now allowed by law, and all com-
pensation which has accrued during the adjournment, at the rate aforesaid; and
during said session compensation at the same rate." And further, repealing so
much of the Act of August 16, 1856, conflicting with the above resolution.
Members dying before the commencement of the first session receive no pay
or mileage; dying afterwards, their representatives receive what was then due
them. Deductions from the monthly pay of each member are made for each day's
absence, unless the cause of absence be his sickness or that of some member of
his family. The payof the Speaker, and of the President of the Senate, pro tempore,
is $12,000 for each Congress.
FIRST SESSION OPENED MONDAY, DEC. 7, 1857. SECOND SESSION OPENS FIRST
MONDAY IN DEC. 1858.
List corrected to September let. Elections will take place in the following States previous to
the next session of Congress: Maine, Vermont, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan,
New-Jersey, and Florida.
JOHN C. BBs
[Republicans, (in Jlic8,) 2
Total, 64. The figures before e
1865..Clement C. Clay, Jr.
1859..William K. Sebastian,
1861..Robert W. Johnson.
1861..William M. Gwn,
1863..David . Broderick.
1859..Martin W. Bates,
1861..James A. Bayard.
1859..Stephen B. Mallory,
CKaNw s, of Kentucky, President ee-offcio.
0; Democrats, (in Roman,) 89; Americans, (in SemLL cAPs,) 5;
ach Senator's name denote the year when his term expires.]
1861.. Alfred Iverson, 1859..Henry Wilson,
1865..Robert Toombs. 1868.. Charles Bumrner
1861..Graham N. Fitch, 1861..James A. Pearce,
1863..Jesse D. Bright. 1868..Arrmosy KEaN
ILLINrOI. MIo oAN..
1859..Stephen A. Douglas, 1959..Charles E. Stewa
1861..Lyman Trumbull. 1868..Zachariah OCha
IOWA. . MINNESOTA.
1859..George W. Jones, 1859..James Shields,
1861.,Mnes H&arlan. 1861..Henry M. Rice.
ssENTr Uc. MISssesIPPI.
1859..Jons B. THuMPsor, 1859.. Albert G. Brown,
1861..JoN J. CBITTENDEN. 1868..Jefferson Davis.
1859..JudahP. Beniamin, 1861..James S. Green,
1861.. John Slidell. 1861..Trusten Polk.
1859.. Willia s Ptt Feas nden, 1859.. John P. Harl,
1868..Hannibal Hamlin. 181.. Danted Clark.
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