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Mr. Ray, from the committee on claims, by leave, reported that the soid committee had allowed the account of John Sheedy, and moved that it be referred to the committee on expenses.
Nr. Chilus, from ihe committee on engrossed bills, reported rc. soluti in No. 17 to be correcily engrossed, cntiiled, .
• Resolution concerning the settlement of the accounts of the la:c acting commissioner.”
The said resolution was then read the third time, and on the question, “Shall the resolution pass ?” ihe ayes and noes were called for, and were as follows:
Ayes-Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Blackstone, Bracken, Childs, Longslrcct, Newman, Ray, Shackelford, Shew, Sholes, Stevens, Story, Sutherland and Wells-15.
Noes--Messrs. Billings, Brunson, Conroe, Craig, Cruson, Dew. cy, Jenkins, McGregor, Street and Whiton, speaker--10.
So the said resolution passed, and the title was agreed to.
'The House then took up the message from the Council, return. ing several bills with amendments, and the amendments to the fol. lowing bills were severally concurred in, viz :
No. 12, “Resolution relating to county seals."
No. 32, “i A bill in relation to assessors and supervisors of roads."
No. 48, " A bill relating to the duties of the register of deeds of the county of Rock.”.
And the omendment to the following bill was non.concurred in, viz:
No. 33, " A bill to'аrnend an act of the Statutes of the Terri. tory of Wisconsin, entitled, "An act concerning costs and fees.'" Ordered, That the Council be acquainted therewith.
On motion of Mr. Bracken,
Seven o'clock. Mr. Shackelford, from the committee on cnrolled bills, reported to be correctly enrolled,
“An act to provide for laying out and openin; Territorial roads, and for other purposes."
When the Speaker signed the saine.
Mr. Shackelford moved that the report of Moscs M. Strong made to this House, on the 7th inst., be prinied with the report of the committee on claims, relating to the manner in which she said Strong had disbursed the moneys which he had received as fiscal agent.
The ayes and noes were called on said question, and were as follows:
Ayes--Messrs. Beardsley, Brunson, Childs, Conroe, Craig, Hoyt, McGregor, Newaian, Ray, Shackelford, Shew, Stevens and Sutherland--13.
Noes--Messrs. Baldwin, Billings, Bracken, Cruson, Dewey, Jenkins, Lougstreet, Story, Wells and Whiton, speaker--10.
So the motion was agreed 10.
Mr. Story, by consent, introduced the following resolution, which was read the first and second time, viz:
No. 19, “ Resolution in addition to a resolution entitled, .Re. solution relating to the appointment of Samuel B. Knapp fiscal agent.'"
On motion of Mr. Childs, The House resolved iiself into the commit:ce of the whole, Mr. Baldwiu in the chair, on the said resolu:ion, and a memorial and bill as follows, viz:
No. 5, “ Memorial to Congress concerning the duties on im. ported lead.”
No. 37, (Council file,) “ A bill for the relief of insolvent debtors.”
The secretary of the Council being announced, the Speaker took the chair, when the following message was received.
“ Mr. Speaker-The Council have concurred in the following bills of this House, viz :
"No. 37, • A bill to provide for the appointment of agents to demand fugitives from justice, and for issuing scarch warranis."
No.38, A D:ll in relation to mills and mill.dams." “ No. 39, • A bill to amend un act entitleri • An act in addition to an act to establish the scat of government of the Territory of Wisconsin, and to provide for the erection of public buildings, ap. proved December 31, 1836, and for other purposes,' approved March 8:11, 1839.' .
"No. 41, A bill to organize the county of Dodge.'
“ No. 46, A bill to chiange the time of holding couris in the second judicial district.'
• The three last with amendments, in which I am directed to request the concurrence of this House.
“ Have negatived bill No. 28, of this House, cntitled, ' A bill to amend an act of the Revised Stárules of the Territory of Wiscon. sin, entitled, An act concerning judgments and executions.'
“And have concurred in the amendments of this House to the following:
"No. 28, • A bill to quiet the title of lands sold for taxes.'
" No. 39, · A bill 10 provide for holding the district court with. in the county of Brown, and for other purposes.'
“No. 42, “ A bill 10 provide for laying out and establishing Territorial roads therein named.'
" No. 6, · Memorial to Congress for appropriations for the im. provement of the Fox, Wisconsin, and other rivers.' And,
“No. 7, Resolutions relative to the southern boundary, and the admission of Wisconsin into the Union as a State.'
"In bills Nos. 28 and 39, with amendments; in which amend. ments I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.'
“ The Council have refused to concur in the amendment of this House to bill No. 9, entitled, “A bill to amend an act entiiled, An act to restrain unauthorized banking, and for other purpo.
And then he withdrew.
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The committee then resumed its session, and after a short time rose and, by their chairman, reported the said memorial, resolu. tion and bill, to the House without amendment.
On motion of Mr. Shew, Resolution No. 19 was amended by inserting after the word “representatives," the words, "of the Territory of Wiscon. sin."
On motion of Mr. Billings, The said resolution and memorial No. 5, were severally read a third time, passed, and the titles thereof agreed to; all rules pro. hibiting the same, being suspended for that purpose.
On motion of Mr. Wells,
Ordered, Tha: bill No. 37 be laid on the table until to.morrow · morning.
Ordered, That the clerk request the concurrence of tlic House in said memorial and resolution).
Message from the Council, returning bills with amendments, was then taken up and considered, when
The amendment to bill No. 39, “ A bill to amend an act cnti. tled · An act in addition to an act to establish the seat of govern. ment of the Territory of Wisconsin, and to provide for the erec. tion of public buildings, approved December 3:1, 1836, and for other purposes, approved March 8th, 1839," was concurred in.
The House refused to concur in the aniendment of the Council to No. 41, " A bill to organize the county of Dodge."
The amendment of the Council to No. 46, “ A bill to change the time of holding courts in the second judicial district," was concurred in with an amendment.
The amendment of the Council to the amendment of tlic House to No. 28, (Council file,) " A bill to quiet the title of lands sold for taxes,” was concurred in.
The amendment of the Council to the amendment of the House to No. 39, “ A bill to provide for holding the district court within the county of Brown, and for other purposes," was concurred in with an amendment.
The House refused to recede from their amendment to No. 9, "A bill to amend an act entitled "An act to restrain unauthorized banking, and for other purposes.””
The ayes and roos being called on said question, were taken and were as follows:
Ayes— Messrs. Childs, lloyt, Longstreet, Shackelford, Stevens, Story, Sutherland, Wells and Whiton), spcaker--).
Noes—Messrs. Baldwin, Beardsley, Billings, Bracken, Brun. son, Conroe, Craig, Cruson, Dewey, Jenkins, McGregor, New. man, Ray and Shew-14.
On motion of Mr. Childs, Ordered, That a committec, to consist of two members, be ap. pointed io conser with a similar committee from the Council on the said disagreement.
Messrs. Wells and Bracken were appointed said committee, Mr. Childs declining to act.
Ordered, That the clerk inform the Council of the concurrence of this House in the amendments to bill No. 39, (H. R. file,) and in the amendment to the amendment to bill No. 28, (Council file) and in the non-concurrence in amendments to bill No. 41, (H. R. file,) and request their concurrence in the amendments of this House to the amendments of the Council, 10 bills Nos. 46, (H. · R. file,) and No. 39, (Council hle,) and also request a committce of conference on the disagreeing vote on bill No. 9,
Mr. Story, from ihe committee on expenses, reported the report and accounts of William B. Slaughter, Secretary of the Territo. ry, back to the House, and moved ihat Mr. Slaughter have leave to withdraw the same. Leave was granted.
On motion of Mr. Childs,