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the government of the several towns in this territory, and for the revision of county government, approved Feb. 18, 1841," in the 1st, 3d, and 5th amendments with amendments thereto.

And have non-concurred in the amendments of this House to bill No. 31 [C. F.] entitled a bill to repeal the several acts providing for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, and to provide for the temporary management and control of the canal lands.

The Governor has notified the Council that he did on this day approve the following acts, to wit:

An act to abolish imprisonment for debt.
An act to amend the act concerning grand and petit jurors.

An act to amend the act of the revised statutes concerning the supreme and district courts.

Mr. Hackett, from the committee on Enrolled bills, reported the following memorial to be correctly enrolled, to wit:

“ Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for a harbor and light house at Southport;'' which was signed by the Speaker and ordered to be presented to the President of the Council for his signature.

On motion of Mr. Dewey, and by special order of the House, Memorial No. 4, (C. F.) entitled “Memorial to Congress for changes in the judicial system of the Territory, was ordered to be read a third time now.

When Mr. Whiton, by the unanimous consent of the House, offered the following amendment, to wit:

Amend the first section of the bill by striking out all after the word • be,' in the third line to the word • the’ in the fifth line, and insert in lieu thereof the words appointed one additional judge for the said territory whose term of service shall be four years.'

On the question of agreeing to the amendment, the ayes and noes were called for and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.–15.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Brown, Burt, Dewey, Darling, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, and Shepard.—10.

So the amendment was adopted.

The memorial was then read a third time, passed and the title thereof agreed to.

Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur in the said amendment.

A message was received from the Governor by his private Secretary,relative to the boundary line between the State of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin ; which was read, ordered to lie on the table, and 200 copies of the same ordered to be printed. [See appendix, document P.]

The undermentioned bills of this House were then severally read the third time, passed, and the title to the first named agreed to, to wit:

No. 36. “A bill to organize certain towns in the county of Fond du Lac.

No. 39. “A bill to organize the county of Fond du Lac for judicial purposes: and to organize the county of Calumet.”

The title of the last named bill was amended to read, “A bill to organize the county of Calumet.”

Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur in the said bills.

The message from the Council was then considered, when the House insisted on all their amendments to bill No. 31, (C. F.) entitled “A bill to repeal the several acts providing for aiding in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, and to provide for the temporary management and control of the canal lands,” and concurred in all the amendments of the Council to their amendments to bill No. 37, (C.F.) entitled “A bill to amend and define the act entitled an act to provide for the government of the several towns in this Territory, and for the revision of county government, approved Feb. 18, 1841," and insisted on their fourth amendment to said bill, and appointed Messrs. Barber and Bond a committee on their part, to confer with a similar committee to be appointed on the part of the Council to which the said disagreement is referred..

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Council therewith and request a conference.

Bill No. 47, from the Council, entitled "A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly therein named," was read the first time and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Jenkins,
The printing of bill No. 46, (H. of R. file,) was dispensed with.

The House then resolved itself into the committee of the whole House, Mr. Ellis in the chair, on the following bills, memorial and resolution, to wit: - No. 15. Resolution relative to distributing copies of the journals of the Legislative Assembly.

No. 5, Memorial to Congress to grant 500,000 acres of land to be applied to certain works of internal improvements.

No. 32. A bill concerning legitimacy.

No. 46. A bill to repeal certain acts of incorporation therein named.

No. 48. A bill to provide for the payment of certain territorial ex penses therein named; and

No. 49. A bill to restrain boars from running at large.

After a short time spent therein the committee rose, reported bill No. 49, with amendments thereto, and asked leave to sit again on the said bills, memorial, and resolution.

Leave was granted to sit again.
And then the House adjourned to 7 o'clock, P. M.

70'CLOCK, P. M. Mr. Hackett, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that they did on to-day present to the Governor for his approyal,

“ Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for a harbor and light bouse at Southport.”

On motion of Mr. Giddings, The message of the Governor relative to the boundary line between the state of Michigan and the territory of Wisconsin, was referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

The House took up bill No. 19, (H. of R.) entitled “A bill to restrain boars from running at large;" and agreed to the first and second amendments of the committee of the whole.

On motion of Mr. Dewey,

The third amendment was amended by inserting the county of Grant.

On motion of Mr. Sutherland, It was further amended by adding the counties of Green and Dane.

Mr. Hackett moved that the bill do lie on the table until the first Monday of December next; and the questien being taken on the said motion,

It was determined in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Brown, Burt, Dewey, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, La Chappelle, Ogden, Shepard, and Whiton, 11.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Brazelton, Darling, Eastman, Jenkins, Mills, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, Tripp, and Newland, speaker-13.

Mr. Hackett called for the previous question, which was put in these words, “Shall the main question be now put?” and determined in the affirmative.

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

Messrs. Batchelder, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Gray, Hackett, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Ray, Sutherland, and Whiton, 13.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Barber, Brazelton, Brown, Eastman, Giddings, Jenkins, Parkison, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, and Newland, speaker, 11.

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

And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Batchelder, Barber, Brazelton, Darling, Eastman, Gid. dings, Hackett, Mills, Ray, Rockwell, Tripp, and Whiton.-12.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Brown, Burt, Dewey, Ellis, Gray, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Sutherland, and Newland, speaker.-12.

So the bill was lost.

The undermentioned bill from the Council was read the second time, viz:

No. 47. “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly, therein named.”

On motion of Mr. Dewey.

The House resolved itself into the committee of the whole, Mr. · Dewey, in the chair, for the consideration of the above mentioned bill, and

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported the progress made therein, and asked leave to sit again,

Which was granted.
A message from the Council by their Secretary.

“Mr. SpeakerI am directed to inform you that the Council have concurred in the following bills of this House, to wit:

No. 14. A bill to change the name of the town of Finch in the county of Jefferson.

No. 27. A bill to repeal an act entitled an act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of Mineral Point.

No. 31. A bill to incorporate the trustees of the Delavan School.

No. 1. A resolution to provide an office for the Auditor and Treasurer of the Territory.

No. 3. Memorial to Congress relative to duties on lead, with amendments to resolution No. 1, in which the concurrence of this House is asked.

And further to inform you that the Council have refused to pass the following bills of this House, to wit:

No. 30. A bill to organize the town of Lyonsdale in the county of Walworth.

No. 2. Preamble and resolution relative to a Penitentiary; and

The Governor has notified the Council that he did on this day approve the following memorial, to wit:

Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for a harbor and light house at Southport.

I am further directed to inform you that the Council have appointed Messrs. Martin and Janes, of the committee of conference on their part, in relation to the disagreement of the two Houses on the bill No.

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