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To John Donelson, for distributing the laws in the counties of Walworth and Milwaukee, ten dollars.
To Ebenezer Childs, sergeant-at-arms of the Council, for expenses incurred in removing the remains of the Hon. C. C. P. Arndt, late a member of the Legislative Assembly, to his friends at Green Bay, in pursuance of a resolution of the Council, one hundred and fifty dollars.
To John V. Suydam, for furnishing newspapers to the Legislative Assembly, the present session, ten dollars.
To Wm. D. Daggett, for coffin, for the interment of the late Hon. C. C. P. Arndt, deceased, twenty dollars.
To Abel Rasdall, for use of two teams one day, at two dollars and fifty cents per day, five dollars.
To Thomas Franks, messenger, for expenses and extra services, executing order of this House of the 12th inst. twenty dollars.
To A. P. Field, for amount necessary to procure a table, bookcase and desk, and for two blank books for the office of the secretary of the Territory, to be purchased by said secretary, the sum of seventy-five dollars.
To E. M. Williamson, for two days services as assistant transcribing clerk of the Council, six dollars.
To James Morrison, for twelve bottles of ink, three dollars.
To Simeon Mills, for transporting laws to the county of Green, five dollars.
To Morgan L. Martin for services on a committee of the Coun cil, in investigating the state and condition of the Mineral Point Bank, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.
To Jonathan E. Arnold, for services on said committee, one hundred and thirty dollars.
To Charles J. Learned, for services on same committee, one hundred dollars.
To George Beatty, as clerk to said committee, fifty dollars.
To William W. Wyman, for publishing laws of eighteen hundred and forty-one, in Madison Express, seventy-five dollars.
To Ebenezer Childs, for seventy-five days services as sergeantat-arms of the Council, two hundred and twenty-five dollars.
To Thomas J. Morman, for seventy-five days services as sergeant-at-arms of the House of Representatives, two hundred and twenty-five dollars.
To John Graham, for seventy days services as assistant doorkeeper of the Council, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.
To William W. Wyman, for publishing in the Madison Express the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, one hundred and fifty dollars.
To Thomas P. Burnett, reporter of the supreme court of the Territory, for services in reporting the decisions of said court at the term for eighteen hundred and thirty-nine and the year eighteen hundred and forty-one, and preparing the same for publication, two hundred and fifty dollars.
For clearing and enclosing the grounds about the capitol, to be expended under the direction of the Governor, one thousand dollars.
To George Hyer, for publishing in the Wisconsin Enquirer the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, one hundred and fifty dollars.
To Elisha Starr, publisher of the Milwaukee Journal, for papers furnished to members of the Legislative Assembly, twentyfive dollars.
To Henry 0. Sholes, for newspapers furnished members per order, ten dollars.
To Alonzo Platt, for newspapers furnished members, per order, thirty-seven dollars.
To Ira B. Brunson, for transporting books from Madison to Prairie du Chien, five dollars.
To J. R. Brown, for transporting books from Prairie du Chien to St. Croix, five dollars.
To Charles C. Sholes, for publishing in the Wisconsin Enquirer, the laws of sessions of eighteen hundred and forty-one, sevty-five dollars: Also, for publishing in accordance with resolution of the Legislative Assembly, supreme court reports, twentyfive dollars.
§ 2. So much of the act entitled "An act to provide for the
payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly therein Damed," approved February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-one, as appropriates three thousand dollars for furnishing the Council Chamber, Hall of the House of Representatives, Governor's room, and Secretary's office, is hereby repealed.
PASSED, February 19, 1842
RESOLUTION requesting the legislature of the
state of New York to abolish the canal tolls on pig and bar lead.
WHEREAS, the lead manufactured in Wisconsin, estimated by the Governor, in his message, to have amounted, during the past year, to twenty million pounds, is subject to pay a toll to the state of New York, upon its passage through the Erie canal, which furnishes one reason why so much is sent to the eastern market
way of New Orleans, to the detriment of the commerce of our lakes, and the trade of the interior of the state of New York; therefore,
Resolved, by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
That the legislature of the state of New York be requested to abolish all toll imposed by the laws or canal regulations of that state, upon the transportation of pig and bar lead through the Erie 'canal on its passage eastward.
Resolved, That the Governor of this Territory be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing preamble and resolution to the governor of the state of New York, with a request that he communicate the same to the legislature of that state.
APPROVED, January 21, 1842.
PREAMBLE AND RESOLUTIONS relative
to the survey of the public lands north of the Wisconsin and Neenah (or Fox) rivers.
WHEREAS, a large portion of the land in this Territory, to which the Indian title has been extinguished, lying west of the
Fox and Wisconsin rivers, still remains unsurveyed; and whereas, by the present pre-emption law of the United States, the settlers on unsurveyed lands are debarred any participation in the benefits it confers, thus materially retarding the settlement and improvement of a valuable frontier country; and whereas, the interests of the general government, as well as of the citizens of this Territory, demand the speedy settlement of all the public lands within our limits; therefore,
Resolved, by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :
That the Hon. Henry Dodge, delegate in Congress, is hereby requested to solicit from Congress, at its present session, an appropriation sufficient to ensure the speedy survey of all the lands in this Territory, west of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers, to which the Indian title has been extinguished.
Resolved, That the Governor be requested to transmit copies of the above preamble and resolution to the Hon. H. Dodge, delegate, and to the presiding officer of each branch of Congress.
APPROVED, February 16, 1842.
RESOLUTION relative to procuring the Jour
nals of Congress and Public Documents for the Wisconsin library.
Resolved, (if the Council concur,) That Hon. Henry Dodge, the delegate to Congress from this Territory, be requested (and) to apply for and make all proper exertions to procure at Washington, free of expense to the Territory, one copy of the Journals of Congress, State Papers and Public Documents, from the several departments of the General Government, from the time of its organization up to the present time, and that the same be deposited in the Wisconsin library.
APPROVED, February 17, 1842.