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SECOND SESSION OF THE FIFTH PARLIAMENT OF THE DOMINION OF
SEVENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF
HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.
Ottawa, Thursday, January 17th, 1884.
The SPEAKER presented to the House
a Return from the Clerk of the Crown in THE SPEAKER OF THE SENATE. Chancery, setting forth that His Excellency
the Governor-General had summoned to The Members of the Senate were in the Senate the Honorable Messieurs Donformed that a Commission under the Great And McMilųAN, JAMES TURNER and Seal had been issued, appointing the Hon-GEORGE C. McKINDSEY, of the Province orable William Miller to be the Speaker of Ontario; also the Honorable Messieurs of the Senate.
JAMES G. Ross and ALEXANDRE LACOSTE, The Commission was then read by the of the Province of Quebec. Clerk, and the SPEAKER took the chair.
The hon. Messrs. LACOSTE, MCMILLAN, THE CHAPLAIN OF THE SENATE.
TURNER and McKINDSEY were then in
troduced and took their seats. The SPEAKER informed the House that the Venerable John S. LAUDER, Doctor of Civil Laws, and Archdeacon of Ottawa,
The House was adjourned during pleain the Province of Ontario, was in attendance, and had a Commission appointing him Chaplain to the Senate.
THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE The Commission was then delivered to the Clerk, who read the same.
This day, at Three o'clock, p.m., His
EXCELLENCY THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PRAYERS.
proceeded in state to the Senate Chamber
and took his seat upon the Throne. The MASTER IN CHANCERY.
members of the Senate being assembled,
His Excellency was pleased to command The SPEAKER informed the Senate
the attendance of the House of Commons, that a Commission under the Great Seal
and that House being present, His. had been issued, appointing ANTOINE ALPHONSE BOUCHER, Esquire, a Master EXCELLENCY was pleased to open the in Chancery.
SECOND SESSION of the FIFTH PARLIAThe Commission was then read and MENT OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA, ordered to be put upon the Journal. with the following speech :