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Messrs, Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Darling, Dewey, Giddings, Jenkins, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Sutherland, and Newland, 13.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Batchelder, Burt, Eastman, Ellis, Gray,Hackett, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Tripp, and Whiton, 11.

So the said vote was reconsidered.
A message from the Governor by his private Secretary:

“ Mr. Speaker-I am directed by his Excellency the Governor, to inform this House that he did on this day approve an “act to incorporate the Fond du Lac Company,” and it is herewith returned to the house in which it originated. Mr. Barber moved the following amendment:

Strike out all of the 6th section after the word “interests” in the tenth line; which was agreed to.

And the ayes and noes having been called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are, · Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, Ray, Rockwell, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, 17.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Ellis, La Chappelle, Ogden, and Tripp, 4.
A message from the Council by their Secretary:

• Mr. Speaker-I am directed to present for the concurrence of this House, bills as follows:

No. 18, “A bill to authorize George Lurwick to build and maintain a dam across the Oconto river,” and

No. 33, “A bill to amend the act to incorporate the village of Southport."

Also to inform you that the Council have concurred in the amendments of this House to bill No. 3, entitled "a bill to repeal an act entitled an act concerning the lien of mechanics and others, for the cost of repairs and improvements on real estate."

And in the amendments of this House to bill No. 7, entitled “a bill to provide for the relief of purchasers of Canal lands."

And in bill No. 21, (H. of R. file,) entitled "a bill to provide for

laying out the several Territorial roads therein named,” with amendments, in which amendments I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

On motion of Mr. Jenkins, Ordered, That bill No. 23 be recommitted to the committee of the whole House.

The House then resolvsd itself into the committee of the whole House, on the said bill, Mr. Hackett in the chair, and after some time spent therein, the committee rose and asked leave to sit again:

Which was granted.
And then the House adjourned.

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Mr. Shepard presented the account of Rhenodyne A. Bird, for services as assistant librarian:

Which was referred to the committee on Public Expenditures. Mr. Hackett, from the committee on Enrolled bills, reported that on yesterday they presented to the Governor for his approval.

“An act for the relief of Portage county." And on to day the following, to wit;

“An act to amend an act entitled an act to change the corporate limits and powers of the town of Green Bay,” and

“An act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the village of Racine."

And that “an act concerning the partition of lands" had been correctly enrolled.

The last named act was signed by the Speaker and ordered to be presented to the President of the Council for his signature.

Mr. Darling, from the committee on corporations, to which was referred a petition on the subject, reported bill No. 45, entitled "a bill to incorporate the village of Beloit:”.

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. Darling, from the same coinmittee to which was referred that part of the Governor's message relating to the subject, reported bil} No. 16, entitled

“A bill to repeal certain acts of incorporation therein named:” Which was read the first and second times.

The message from the Council was taken up, and the undermentioned bills read the first and second times, viz:

No. 18. “ A bill to authorize George Lurwick to build and maintain a dam across the Oconto river.”

No. 33. “ A bill to amend the act to incorporate the village of Racine."

The amendments made by the Council to bill No. 21, (H. of R. file,) entitled “a bill for laying out the several Territorial roads therein named,” were read, when

Mr. Dewey offered the following amendment, which was adopted.

Amend the 7th section by inserting the words “ to lay out” after the word " commissioners."

Mr. Hackett moved to strike out the 8th section, which was agreed to.

Mr. Giddings moved to fill the blank in the 11th section with the name of " J. L. Moore,” which was agreed to.

Mr. Gray moved to add a new section as follows:

Sec. 16. That A. E. Hough, I. H. Jentry and Benjamin Wood be,and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establlsh a Territorial road from the town of Belmont in the county of Iowa, to the town of Potosi in the county of Grant, which was disagreed to.

Mr. Ellis offered the following as a new section, which was agreed to.

Sec. 16. That Abraham Ackerman, Thomas Mackey and George Clawson, be commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial road from Watertown in the county of Jefferson, to Washara in the county of Dodge, with power to adopt such part of the present surveyed road from Watertown to Washara, as they see fit, that said commissioners shall meet at the House of Jacob P. Brower on the first Monday of April next, in the discharge of their duty as such commissioners.

Mr. Whiton offered the following amendment, which was adopted, to wit;

Sec. 17. Daniel Cook, John Adams and Ezra Durgan are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial road, from the town of Whitewater in the county of Walworth, to Exeter in the county of Green.

Mr. Parkison offered the following amendment, which was adopted.

Sec. 18. That John Metcalf, John Messersmith, sen., and H. F. Crossman, are hereby appointed to lay out and establish a Territorial road, commencing at Prairie du Sauk, in the county of Sauk, and and exteding thence by thenearest and most feasible route by Helena and Hickox's mill so as to intersect the military road in a direct line from Hickox's mill to Dodgeville in the county of Iowa.

The amendments of the Council as amended, were then concurred in.

Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur in the amendments to the amendments.

On motion of Mr. Jenkins, The House took up the resolutions offered by him on yesterday, relative to the proceeds of the sales of the public lands;

And amended the same by inserting after the word " resolved” the words “ by the Council and House of Representatives of the Terri. tory of Wisconsin.”' Ordered, That said resolution do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Mills, The House took up and considered bill No. 31, entitled “ A bill to incorporate the trustees of the Delevan School."

When on motion of Mr. Gray, the following amendment was adopted, to wit:

In the seventh line of the third section strike out the word "ten" and insert the word “five” in lieu thereof. Ordercd, that said bill be engrossed and read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Brown, The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Sutherland in the chair, for the consideration of bill No. 41, entitled, “a bill to establish a ferry within the military reservation of Fort Snelling,” and

After some time spent therein the committee rose and reported the bill without amendment.

The question was then put on ordering the bill to be engrossed for the third reading, and was determined in the negative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Hackett, Ogden, Parkison and Rockwell, 9.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ray, Shepard, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton and Newland, 15.

On motion of Mr. Rockwell,

The House resumed its session in the committee of the whole House, Mr. Hackett in the chair, having under consideration a bill No. 23 entitled, “a bill to provide for the construction of a rail road from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi river,” and

After some time spent therein the committee rose and reported the bill with amendments.

Mr. Ray called for a division of the question on agreeing to the amendments, when a call of the House was made, and all the members were reported to be present.

The question was then put on agreeing to the first amendment of the committee of the whole, which provided that the words “ Milwaukee on through Madison to Potosi on” should be stricken out, and was determined in the affirmative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Batchelder, Burt, Eastman, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton and Newland, 13.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Ray, Rockwell and Shepard, 12.

The second amendment of the committee was then read as follows: “Insert in the first section after the word river, the following words: “Provided the said road shall terminate at some point north of the mouth of Platt river on the Mississippi.”

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