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"Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform you that the Governor has notified the Council that he has on this day approved and signed the following, to wit:

An act to incorporate the Fox river Improvement Company.

An act to divide the town of Summit and to organize the town of Warren; and

Resolution relative to the disposition of certain lands granted by Congress to aid in the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal."

The twenty-sixth amendment reported by the committee allowed to Joseph C. Knapp and C. L. Sholes, thirty-four dollars each for extra services as transcribing clerks.

And on the question of agreeing to the same, the ayes and noes were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Shepard, and Newland, speaker, 5.

Noes-Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp, 19.

So that part of the report was disagreed to.

The twenty-ninth amendment allowed to Thomas J. Morman, sergeant-at-arms for subpænaing witnesses to appear before committees, twenty-eight dollars, and on the question of striking out “twentyeight” and inserting “sixteen,” the ayes and nocs were as follows:

Ayes— Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Ilackett, Ogden, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp, 14.

Noes—Messrs. Brown, Darling, Dewey, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Parkison, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 10.

The amendment as amended was then agreed to.

The thirtieth amendment allowed to A. P. Field fifty-four dollars for money paid firemen attending on the Secretary's office, and on the question of agreeing to the same, the ayes and noes were taken and were as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Dewey, Eastman, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 10.

Noes-- Viessrs. Barber, Batchelder, Burt, Darling, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp, 15.

So the amendment was disagreed to.

Mr. Rockwell called for a division of the question on agreeing to the thirty-sixth amendment reported by the committee and the question was taken on each item, when the first, second, and fourth items were severally agreed to.

The third item allowed to W. G. VanBergen for seventy-five days attendance on the Governor's office, at two dollars and fifty cents per day, one hundred eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents.

Mr. Ellis moved to amend the same by striking out “one hundred and eighty-seven dollars and fifty cents,” and inserting in lieu thereof two hundred,” and the question being put,

It was decided in the negatlve.

The question was then taken on agreeing to the amendment as reported, and it was determined in the affirmative.

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

Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Darling, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, Mills, Ogden, Rockwell, Shepard, Tripp, and Whiton.-18.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Dewey, Ellis, Parkison, Ray, Sutherland, and Newland, speaker.—6.

The fifth item in the said amendment allowed to D. Bonham, Charles E. Brown, and Thomas L. Franks for extra services each, “thirty-four dollars,” and the question was put on agreeing to the same, and was determined in the negative.

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

Messrs. Brazelton, Brown, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.—8.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Batchelder, Bond, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.-16.

On the question of agreeing to the sixth item (which allowed to W. S. Dehering, John Graham, and B. W. Brunson for extra services in the Council, each thirty-four dollars,) the ayės and noes were called for and were as follows:

: 1 Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Shepard, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.—7. .

Noes-Messrs. Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Ray, Rockwell, Sutherland, and Tripp.–17.

So the sixth item was disagreed to.

Mr. Shepard offered the following amendment to the bill, which was agreed to.

To C. C. Sholes for printing journal, reports and drafts four hundred and forty-two dollars and twenty-nine cents.

Mr. Dewey offered the following amendment:

Amend the bill by striking out the following words: “ To W. W. Wyman for publishing in the Madison Express the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly - - dollars:" and also strike out the words “ To George Hyer for publishing in the Wisconsin Enquirer the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly — dollars:"

Which was disagreed to.
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Batchelder, Bond, Burt, Dewey, Eastman, Giddings, Gray, Hackett, Ray, Rockwell.–10.

Those whoted in the negative, are, Messrs. Brazelton, Barber, Brown, Darling, Ellis, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Shepard, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker.–13.

Mr. Shepard moved the adoption of the following amendment: “ To Alfred Brunson for services in taking depositions in the case of La Chappelle vs. Brunson, one hundred dollars.”

Mr. Hackett moved to amend the amendment by striking out “one hundred” and inserting “ten.”

And the question being taken on the amendment,

It passed in the negative.
And the ayes and noes being called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are

Messrs. Burt, Darling, Hackett, Jenkins, Ogden, Ray, and Rockwell, 8.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Bond, Brazelton, Brown, Dewey, Eastman, Ellis, Giddings, Gray, La Chappelle, Mills, Parkison, Shepard, Sutherland, Tripp, Whiton, and Newland, speaker, 16.

Mr. Shepard moved to amend by striking out “one hundred," and inserting fifty in lieu thereof, and it was agreed to.

The amendment was then adopted.
Mr. Parkison offered the following amendment, which was adopted:

To John F. Meade, for services as chief clerk pro tem, five days, seven dollars and fifty cents.”

Mr. Rockwell moved to amend the bill by striking out the appropriation to Rhenodyne Bird, for services as assistant librarian.

Which was disagreed to.
And then the House adjourned.

Friday, February 18, 1842.

On motion of Mr. Shepard,
The reading of yesterday's journal was dispensed with.
On motion of Mr. Shepard,

Ordered, That the rule setting apart one hour for morning business be suspended for the day.

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

An act in relation to certain moneys in the territorial treasury, and An act to repeal the several acts providing for aiding in the con

struction of the Milwaukee and Rock river Canal, and to provide for the temporary management and control of the Canal lands,

Which were signed by the Speaker and ordered to be presented to the President of the Council for his signature.

Bill 47, (C. F.) entitled “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly therein named," was taken up for consideration,

When Mr. Eastman moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the House refused to concur in the sixteenth amendment of the committee of the whole.

And pending the question thereon, a call of the House was made, and the Sergennt-at-arms sent to notify Messrs. Brazelton, Burt, Dewey, and Gray, that their attendance was desired in the House.

The Sergeant-at-arıns having reported the said members to be in attendance, except Mr. Gray, further proceedings in the call of the House were dispensed with.

Mr. Giddings moved that the motion to re-consider the said vote do lie on the table.

Which was determined in the negative. And the ayes and noes being called for, thereon, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Batchelder, Bond, Brazelton, Giddings, Ray, Rockwell, and Sutherland, 7.

Those who voted in the negative, are

Messrs. Barber, Brown, Burt, Darling, Dewey, Eastman, Ellis, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Ogden, Parkison, Shepard, Tripp, and Whiton, 16.

The question was then put on re-considerieg the said vote, and was determincd in the affirmative,

(Mr. Darling being in the chair.) And the ayes and noes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Barber, Batchelder, Brazelton, Brown, Burt, Dewey, Eastman, Ellis, Gray, Hackett, Jenkins, La Chappelle, Mills, Og. den, Parkison, Shepard, Tripp, and Whiton, 18.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

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