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5th Regular Session
November 7, 1853 - February 13, 1854

Leadership*

Governor: Peter Hansbrough Bell -  Vetoes

Governor: James W. Henderson -  Vetoes

Governor: Elisha M. Pease -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: David Catchings Dickson

Speaker(s) of the House: Hardin Richard Runnels 

*Reflects outgoing service of Governor and Lieutenant Governor between beginning of legislative session and swearing in of the new Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 5th Regular Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.