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32. In relation to certain county officers. Received 390; first
and second reading 391; in committee, laid on the ta-
40. To revise and amend an act to incorporate the Western
Mutual Fire Insurance company at Prairie du Chien,
and the Iloward Fire Insurance company of Brown
county. Received 390; first and second reading 394;
in committee, passed 3395; signed 401; approved 43 1.
41. To ainend the act concerning grand and petit jurors. Re-
ceived 381; first and second reading 331; in committee
384; passed 386; approved 397.
42. To abolish imprisonment for debt. Received 331; first and
second reading 381; in commitice 392; passed 393;
43 To provide for the appointment of a superintendent of ter-
ritorial property and for other purposes. Received
406; first and second reading 409; in committee 429.
44. To authorize James H. Rogers and others to construct at
their own expense a free floating bridge across the
Milwaukee river. Received 390; first and second rea-
ding 334; in committee 395; signed 404; approved 434.
45. To provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legis-
Tative Assembly therein named. Received 396; laid
on the table 399; second reading 401; in committee
407, 410, 411, 413, 414, 415; further proceedings
419 to 428; passed and title amended 428; amend-
ments concurred in by Council, further proceedings
447, 488; amendments concurred in by Council 454;
signei 458; disapproved 463; reconsidered and negati-
ved 404; reconsidered and passed 465.
46. To authorize Webster Stanley to keep a ferry across Fox
river. Received 407; first and second reading 410; in
committee 442; passed 413; amendment concurred in
by Council 448; signed 450; approved 457.
45. 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. Received 406; first
and second reading 409; laid on the table 438.
50. To establish a ferry within the military reservation of
Fort Snelling. Received 407; first and second read-
ing 410; in committee 438; passed 439; signed 446;
51. To repeal parts of the several acts relating to the Milwau-
CHAPLAIN, election of, 50.
Certificate of board of county commissioners, of Fond du Lac county
relative to an act for the revision of county government,
“ Board of county commissioners of Grant county, relative
to an act for the revision of county government, 72.
Clerk, assistant, appointed chief clerk pro tem, 195.
Communication, from clerk of board of county commissioners of
Jefferson county, relative to vote of said county,
concerning the town and county government law,
Secretary of Territory, relative to the returns of
the several counties concerning common schools,
34. . . . . .
Enclosing testimony relative to contested election,
from Crawford county, 46.
From postmaster at Madison, relative to postage, 49.
Territorial Librarian, relative to books, furniture
and other property, 58.
Secretary of Territory, relative to resignations in ,
Racine county, 58.
Secretary of Territory, relative to furniture, desks,
Capt. W. R. Jewett, relative to the sale of intoxica-
ting drink to soldiers, 84, 87.
Secretary of Territory, relative to abstract of votes
of the several counties, concerning an act for the
revision of county government, 84.
From Edward James, relative to expenditures of
appropriation for taking census, 88.
From W. T. Sterling, relative to stationery, 88,
From clerk of board of county commissioners of
Milwaukee county, relative to an act for the re-
vision of county government, 114, 150.
From Elisha Dwelle, relative to the public bonds in
From Daniel Baxter, relative to payment of lands,
From James E. Freeman, relative to an act con-
cerning district surveyors, 156.
From chief clerk, relative to governor's message,
returning an act to incorporate the Janesville
bridge company, 170.
From Adjutant General, relative to expenditures of
his office, 205.
From Henry W. Clark, relative to the incorpora-
tion of the Geneva sacred music association, 206.
From Byron Kilbourn, president of the Milwaukee
and Rock River canal company, 227, 273 to 291.
From John H. Tweedy, relative to the communica-
tion of Byron Kilbourn, 291 to 315.
From governor, relative to report of Byron Kil-
bourn, concerning canal loans, 318.
From Byron Kilbourn, relative to certain informa-
tion, in reference to the Milwaukee and Rock
river canal, 325.
From M. Jackson, relative to the right of the Mil-
waukee and Rock river canal company, to sell
the hydraulic power created by said company,
339 to 341.
From chief clerk, relative to an additional transcri-
bing clerk and messenger, 374.
Commissioner of public buildings:-
Election of, 431.
Milwaukee and Rock river canal, 444.
Convention of two Houses 10, 441, 434.
To inform governor of organization, 4, 5.
" " that the House is ready to re-
ceive any communication, 10.
To report joint rules and orders, 29, 34.
si standing rules, 35.
Under resolution relative to the legality of the acts
of the Territory, 44.
Under the last of the resolutions, referring the Gove.
ernor's message, 48.
To examine the returns of votes of the several coun-
ties, concerning an act for the revision of county
government, 72, 84.
To whom were referred the report and memorial of
railroad convention, 161.
To whom were referred the proceedings of a public
meeting in relation to the bounds of a new county
north of the Wisconsin river, 172.
To whom was referred the communication of Dan-
iel Baxter, 199.
To whom was referred bill no. 3, (C. F.) 227.
To whom were referred the proceedings of a public
meeting held at Madison, relative to state gov-
ernment, 238. .
To whom were referred the resolutions of the Le-
gislature of Alabama, relative to the admission of
Texas into the Union, 344.
To whom was referred a memorial relative to prin•
To whom was referred the petition of Aaron Kel.
logg, for divorce, 456.
To wait upon the governor, preparatory to adjourn
ment, 466, 467.
Ellis, election of, as speaker pro tem, 4.
Election of Officers, 31, 32, 33, 35.
Foster Alvin, elected Acting Commission of Canal 445.
Hatch, Allen W. elected Register of Canal, 445.
Hathaway Joshua, " Receiver " 445.
LA CHAPPELLE, appointed to fill vacancies in the several commit-
Letter from Hon. John H. Tweedy, relative to the Milwaukee and
Rock river canal, 268 to 272.
" From T. L. Ogden, jr., territorial engineer relative to the
Milwaukee and Rock river canal, 272, 273.
Message from Governor, annual, 10 to 27; proceedings thereon 28;
referred 46, 47, 48,
Relative to papers and documents concerning the resigna-
tion of Thomas E. Parmelee, 36.
Communicating treaties made with the Dakota nation of
Relative to an act to incorporate the Janesville Bridge
Relative io correspondence had between the Governor of
Wisconsin and Governor of Michigan concerning the
north-eastern boundary, 188.
Relative to issuing of bonds and negotiation of the same
for the construction of the Milwaukee and Rock river
Enclosing resolves of the Legislature of Alabama relative
to admission of Republic of Texas into the union 253.
In answer to resolution concerning the manner, extent,
and issuing of bonds for construction of Milwaukee and
Rock river canal, 329.
Relative to an act incorporating the village of Racine, 388.
Relative to an act incorporating the town of Milwaukee, 468.
Relative to an act incorporating the village of Southpori,
Relative to an act incorporaring the town of Green Bay,
Relative to bill to incorporate the Beloit and Rock river
Bridge company, 443.
Relating to bill No. 45 (C. F.) 463.
Relative to approval of laws, resolutions &c., 233, 248,
342, 347, 389, 396, 412, 420, 436, 451, 457.
From Council, 8, 9, 29, 44, 59, 68, 71, 73, 84, 85, 98,
148, 148, 149, 153, 162, 191, 197, 198, 205, 227, 228,
234, 236, 245, 255, 343, 347, 356, 369, 373, 381, 387,
390, 401, 406, 410, 412, 421, 430, 434, 446, 448, 454,
455, 457, 459, 462, 465, 467.
Memorials House of Representatives,
No. 1. For survey of a road from Fort Howard to Fort Snelling
Introduced, first and second reading 113; in committee,
passed 158; passed council 381; approved 396.
2. Concerning the canal lands in the territory of Wisconsin.
Reported, first and second reading 185; in committee 208.
3. Relative to the duties on lead. Reported, first and second
reading 211; in committee 236; passed council 401;
signed 108; approved 421,
.. . 4. Relative to term of service of members of Legislative As-
sembly and concerning civil and military officers; re-
ported, first and second reading 259; in committee 369;
further proceedings 369; passed 371.
5. Relative to certain works of internal improvement. Re-
ported 259; first and second reading 260; in committee
399; indefinitely postponed 405.
Memorials from Council,
No. 1. Relative to improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin river
162; first and second reading 103; in committee 164;
passed 169; signed 176.
2. Relative to improvement of Grant river, and pre-emption
rights to certain lots of ground 162; first and second rea-
ding 163; in committee 165; passed 169; signed 176,
. . 3. Relative to the construction of a habor at Milwaukee 227;
first and second reading 228; in committee-passed 229;
• signed 245; approved 313.
4. Relative to changes in the judicial system of the territory
390; first and second reading 394; in committee 395;
.,5. Relative to construction of a M’Adamized road from Min-
eral Point to Potosi 407; first and second reading 409;
in committee, passed 439; signed 450; approved 457.
6. Relative to a harbor and light house at Southport, first and
, second reading 381; in committee, passed 384; signed
. 397; approved 401.
, 7, Relative to a harbor at Racine 390; first and second read-