Governor John W. Davis' Administration

Organization Message, 1853

Source: Oregon State Archives, Oregon Provisional and Territorial Records, 1853, Calendar No. 6518.


Messages – Governor

Year 1853

Executive Office

Salem Oregon Territory

December 8th 1853

To the Speaker of the

House of Representatives,


I have the honor to be in the receipt of the communication written by your direction, and signed by John McCrackin, Esquire. Clerk of the House of Representatives inclosing the following joint Resolution, “Resolved by the House, the Council concurring that His Excellency the Governor be informed that the Legislative Assembly is now organized,”

And in reply, permit me to say that it will afford me much pleasure, to communicate such information from time to time, as may be found in the archives of this office, and called for by the Legislative Assembly, or either branch thereof.

Very Respectfully,

Your Obedient Servant,

J. W. Davis

Governor of Oregon

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

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