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Territory the question of the formation of a State Government, and of the establishment of the northern boundary line of the future State - of Wisconsin.”

• No. 46. A bill to authorize Webster Stanley to keep a ferry across Fox river.”

“ No. 50. A bill to establish a ferry within the military reservation of Fort Snelling.”

“No. 12. Resolutions asking for an appropriation from Congress for the survey of a railroad from Potosi on the Mississippi river to Lake Michigan.”

“ No. 5. Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for the construction of a McAdamized road from Mineral Point to Potosi;” and

6. No. 8. Memorial to the Congress of the United States for the relief of the owners or proprietors of mineral lots in the Wisconsin land district."

“ No. 9. Memorial to the Secretary of War, in relation to the lead mines.”

And to inform you that the Council have concurred in the following bills of this House, to wit:

“ No.: 3. A bill to amend the several acts to provide for the support of common schools.”

“ No. 34. A bill to organize certain towns in the county of Rock.”

“ No. 38. A bill to authorize the construction of a dam across the Crawfish river.”

“ No. 40. A bill to incorporate the Beloit and Rock river compa

ny."

• No. 16. Resolution relative to procuring the journals of Congress and public documents for the Wisconsin Library:" and

“No. 17. Resolution relative to choosing a commissioner of public buildings.”

Bills No. 3, No. 38, and resolution No. 17 with amendments, in which the concurrence of this House is asked.”

The House resumed its session in the committee of the whole House, Mr. Dewey in the chair, on bill No. 47, (C. F.) entitled " a bill for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly therein named;"

And after sometime spent therein the committee rose, reported progress made therein, and asked leave to sit again, Which was granted.

On motion of Mr. Brown, Resolved, That the Speaker and Chief Clerk of this House are hereby authorised to issue certificates to Nelson Dewey, Esq. member of this House, from the county of Grant, for the entire term of the present session of the Legislative Assembly.

Mr. Hackett reported that the joint committee on enrollment, had presented to the Governor for his approval, this day, the following, viz:

“An act to authorize James H. Rogers and others to construct at their own expense,a free floating bridge across the Milwaukee River.”

“An act to revive and amend an act to incorporate the Western Mutual Fire Insurance Company at Prairie du Chien, and the Howard Fire Insurance Company of Brown county.”

“An act to divide the town of Summit and organize the town of Warren.”

" Resolutions relating to the disposition of certain lands granted by Congress to aid in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river Canal."

“An act to authorize the Adjutant General to draw on the Treasurer for money to meet certain expenses.”

“An act to change the corporate limits and powers of the town of Milwaukee.”

And that the following are correctly enrolled, viz:

"An act to repeal an act entitled an act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of Mineral Point,”

"An act to change the name of the town of Finch in the county of Jefferson,” and

“A memorial to Congress relative to the duties on lead.”

“Resolution relative to procuring the journals of Congress, and public documents for the Wisconsin Library.”

The Speaker signed the last named bills, memorial, and resolution, and they were ordered to be presented to the President of the Council for his signature.

Mr. Rockwell, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported the following to be correctly engrossed, to wit:

No. 46, “A bill to repeal certain acts of incorporation therein na

med.

No. 15, “Resolution relative to distributing copies of the journals of the Legislative Assembly.”

The message from the Council was taken up for consideration, when the amendments to the following bill and resolution of this House were severally concurred in, to wit:

No. 17, “ Resolution relative to choosing a commissioner of Public Buildings."

No. 38. “A bill to authorize the construction of a dam across the Crawfish river.”

Ordered, That the Council be acquainted therewith.

Ordered, That bill No. 3, entitled "A bill to amend the several acts to provide for the support of common schools," do lie on the table.

The undermentioned bills, memorials, and resolution from the Council were severally read the first and second times, to wit:

No. 12, “ Resolutions asking for an appropriation from Congress for the survey of a rail road from Potosi on the Mississippi river to Lake Michigan.”

No. 5, “Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for the construction of a McAdamized road from Mineral Point to Potosi.”

No. 8, “ Memorial to the Congress of the United States for the relief of the owners or proprietors of mineral lots in the Wisconsin land district.”

No. 9, “ Memorial to the Secretary of War in relation to the lead mines.”

No. 32, “A bill to provide for taking the census of the inhabitants of the territory of Wisconsin and to authorize the Governor to apportion the members of the Council and House of Representatives.”

No. 43, “A bill to provide for the appointment of a superintendent of territorial property, and for other purposes."

No. 45, “A bill to provide for submitting to the people of the territory, the question of the formation of a state government and of the

establishment of the northern boundary line of the future state of Wisconsin.

No. 46, “A bill to authorize Webster Stanley to keep a ferry across Fox River.”

No. 50, "A bill to establish a ferry within the military reservation of Fort Snelling.”

On motion of Mr. Ellis, Ordered, That the printing of the slips of the daily proceedings of this House be dispensed with for the remainder of the present session. And then the House took a recess until half past 2 o'clock, P. M.

HALF PAST 2 O'CLOCK, P. M. The undermentioned resolution of this House was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to, to wit:

No. 5, “ Resolution relative to distributing copies of the journals of the Legislative Assembly."

Engrossed bill No. 46, entitled “A bill to repeal certain acts of incorporation therein named,” was read the third time and the question being put “shall the bill pass?"

It was determined in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Messrs. Barber, Bond, Brazelton, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, El-
lis, Hackett, Jenkins, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Rockwell, Sutherland,
Tripp, and Newland, speaker, 16.

Those who voted in the negative, are,
Messrs. Giddings and Gray, 2.
The title thereof was then agreed to.

Ordered, That the Council be requested to concur in the said resolution and bill.

On motion of Mr. Hackett, The House resumed its session in committee of the whole House, Mr. Dewey, in the chair, on bill No. 47, from the Council, entitled “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly, therein named.”

The Secretary of the Council being announced, the Speaker took the chair, when the following message from the Council was received: " Mr. Speaker:-I am directed to inform you that the Council have concurred in the following bills of this House, to wit:

No. 29, A bill to establish the county of Richland.

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

No. 39, A bill to organize the county of Calumet.

No. 42, A bill in addition to an act entitled an act to provide for the completion of the capitol at Madison.

No. 43, A bill in relation to certain moneys in the territorial treasury.

In bills No. 29, 39, 42, and 43, with amendments, in which the concurrence of this House is asked.”

The committee again resumed its session on the said bill, and after some time spent therein, rose and reported the said bill back to the House with amendments thereto.

And pending the question on agreeing to the report of the committee,

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

“An act to organize certain towns in the county of Rock." “An act to incorporate the Beloit and Rock river Bridge Compa

ny:”

Mr. Batchelder called for a division of the question on agreeing to the amendments, and pending that question a call of the House was made and the Sergeant-at-arms sent to notify Mr. Tripp that his attendance was desired in the House.

Mr. Tripp having appeared,

The question was taken separately on the amendments reported by the committee of the whole, when the first second and third amendments were agreed to.

A motion was then made to suspend the thirteenth rule of this House allowing any member to call for a division of the question and the ayes and noes were called for and were as follows:

Ayes—Messrs. Darling, Ellis, Hackett, La Chappelle, Ogden, Shepard, and Tripp, 7.

Noes-Messrs. Barber, Baichelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt,

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