Ordinary Sejm in Warsaw. 1740 r.
The Sejm was convened in June, and the pre-sejm sejmiks were held in August 1740. The Sejm began its proceedings on 3 October 1740. Kazimierz Karwowski, the Pantler of Bielsko, was elected Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies. The Sejm proceedings ended on 13 November 1740.
See: W. Konopczyński, Dzieje Polski nowożytnej [The History of Modern Poland], v. 2, Warszawa 1986; H. Olszewski, Sejm Rzeczypospolitej epoki oligarchii (1652-1763). Prawo-praktyka-teoria-programy [The Sejm of the Commonwealth of the age of oligarchy (1652-1763). Law-practice-program-theory], Poznań 1966; J. Michalski, Sejm w czasach saskich [The Sejm in the Saxon Times], in: Historia sejmu polskiego [The History of the Polish Sejm], v. 1, Warszawa 1984, edited by J. Michalski, p. 300-349.