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communicate a copy of these resolutions to the surviving family of the deceased.

Mr. Hibbard moved, as a further mark of respect and tribute to the memory of Andrew Jackson, that the House adjourn.

The House unanimously voted to adjourn.

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1845.

ment.

Mr. Stebbins presented the petition of Levi Green and others, officers of the 6th regiment, praying for the removal of an officer;

Mr. Richardson presented the petition of sundry inhabitants of Swanzey, praying for the removal of an officer;

Mr. Vilas presented the petition of S. D. Cutting, praying for an appropriation for the erection of a gun house in the 28th regi

Ordered, That said petitions be referred to the committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Eaton presented the petition of inhabitants of Wilton, praying for the repeal of the law, creating an additional term of the court of common pleas in Hillsborough county, and changing one of the terms of said court from Amherst to Manchester.

Ordered, That it be referred to a committee consisting of the delegation from the county of Hillsborough.

Mr. Haddock presented the petition of W. A. Ruggles and others, praying for the grant of a charter for a railroad, from Lebanon, through Hanover and Lyme, to Orford;

Ar. Fowler presented the petition of Aaron Whittemore and others, the petition of R. E. Pecker and others, the petition of Ephraim Eaton and others, the petition of Josiah Butler and others, all praying for the grant of a charter for a railroad from Concord to Portsmouth.

Ordered, That said petitions be referred to the committee on Roads, Bridges and Canals.

Mr. Batcheller of Marlborough presented the memorial of L. W. Porter and others, remonstrating against the granting of the petition of Joseph Haskell, for the severance of a tract of land from Marlborough and its annexation to Jaffrey.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Education. Mr. Fowler, from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom

mas referred the petition of Robert Ingalls and others, praying for the enactment of a law for the security of lomber in the Androscoggio river and its tributaries, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition

Mr. Fowler, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act to remedy the deficiency existing in the list of jurors in the county of Strafford,” reported said bill without amendment.

Ordered, That it be read a third time this afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Peirce of Dover, from the same committee, who were instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending chapter 143, entitled "An act in addition to chapter 111 of the Revised Statutes,”

approved Dec. 20, 1944, that towns may adopt the whole or part of said chapter, as they may deem proper, reported a bill, entitled “An act in addition to chapter 31 of the Revised Statutes;"

Which was read a first time.

Ordered, That it be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock.

Mr. Wentworth, from the saine committee, who were instructed to inquire into the expediency of altering and amending the act 10 render railroad corporations public in certain cases,so ihat railroad commissioners shall either be elected by the people at large or by the legislature in joint convention, reported the following resolution:

Resolved, That it is inexpedient to legislate upon the subject.
And the question being put upon the adoption of the resolution,
It was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Blaisdell of Gilford-
Resolved, That said report lie upon the table.

Mr. Fowler, from the same committee, to whom 'was referred the bill, entitled “An act to provide for the attachment of partnership property,” made a report, whereupon--

Resolved, That the further consideration of said bill be indefinitely postponed.

Mr. Brown of Ossipee, from the committee on Towns and Parishes, to whom were referred the petition of ihe directors of the Jackson Iron Manulacturing Company, praying for the pas. sage of an act to sever a tract of land from Bartlett and annex the same to Jackson, and the memorial of the selectmen of Bartlett, remonstrating against the prayer of the preceding petition, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition, and the memorialists their memorial.

Mr. Preston, from the committee on Education, to whom was referred the petition of Levi Woodbury and others, in-behalf of the N. H. Historical Society, praying for the passage of an act, authorizing the purchase and distribution of the books published by said society among the several towns and incorporated places of the State, reported a resolution in furtherance of that object,

Which was read a first time.

Ordered, That it be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock.

Mr. Page of Sutton, from the committee on Towns and Parishes, to whom was referred a bill, entitled "An act to establish division line between the towns of Chichester and Loudon,”-reported said bill without amendment.

Ordered, That it be read a third time this afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Roberts of Farmington, from the committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of Nathaniel B. Hoitt

, brigadier general of the 7th brigade, praying for the removal of an officer in the 27th regiment, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

Mr. Sawyer of Dover, from the committee on Finance, reported a resolution, authorizing the state treasurer to borrow forty thousand dollars for the use of the State; also a resolution, appropriating five hundred dollars for the contingent expenses the State, which resolutions were read a first time.

Ordered, That they be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock.

Mr. Knowlton, from the same committee, to whom was referred the message of His Excellency the Governor, transmitting the report of the commissioners of the literary fund, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That said committee be discharged from the further consideration of said message and report, and that the same be referred to the committee on Education.

Mr. Collins of Barnstead, from the committee on the state house and state house yard, reported a resolution, appropriating twelve hundred dollars for the repair and painting of the state house, and for apparatus to light the same,

Which was read a first time.

Ordered, That it be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock.

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Mr. Collins of Warner, from the committee on Incorporations, to whom was referred the bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the trustees of the F. W. B. Printing Establishment,” reported said bill without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Sawyer of Atkinson-
Resolved, That said bill lie upon the table.

Mr. Blaisdell of Lebanon, from the committee on the Judiciary, who were instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the 67th chapter of the Revised Statutes, as that the court of common pleas shall be obliged to allow such sum or sums as shall be actually paid by the several towns in the State,for clothing and support of county paupers, unless there has been some mismanagement by said towns in supporting and clothing said paupers, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That it is inexpedient to legislate upon the subject.

Mr. Blaisdell of Lebanon, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill, entitled “An act in addition to an act, relative to representing stock in certain cases,” passed December 27, 1844, reported said bill without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Ayer-
Resolved, That said bill lie upon the table.

The following message was received from the Senate by their clerk:

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“Mr. Speaker-The Senate concur with the House of Representatives in the passage of sundry resolutions, in relation to the death of General Andrew Jackson.

The Senate have passed a bill, entitled "An act in addition to and in amendment of an act, to incorporate the Cheshire Railroad Company,” passed Dec. 27, 1844, in which they ask the concurrence of the House.'

The House proceeded to the consideration of the foregoing bill, entitled "An act in addition to and in amendment of an act,

incorporate the Cheshire Railroad Company,” passed December 27, 1844,

Which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Roads, Bridges and Canals.

Mr. Woodbury gave notice that he will to-morrow ask leave to introduce a bill, to incorporate the Salem, Bank.

Mr. Baldwin gave notice, that he will to-morrow ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled “An act to unite the Worcester and

Nashua Railroad Company, and the Groton and Nashua Railroad Corporation."

On motion of Mr. Kelly

Resolved, That the committee on Banks be lostructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the 23d section of ehapter 46 of the Revised Statutes, as to allow bank corporations four years, instead of three years, after the expiration of their charters, for the purposes in said section mentioned.

On motion of Mr. Fowler

The House resumed the consideration of the bill, entitled "An act in addition to chapter sixty-nine of the Revised Statutes."

Mr. Fowler proposed so to amend said bill, as to provide, that in case of disagreement of selectmen of towns upon the subject matter of any petition for the union of parts of school districts in two or more towns, such selectmen may appoint a disinterested committee, with full powers to act in the premises, and also providing for notice in such cases to parties interested.

After debate, the question being put upon the adoption of the amendment,

It was decided in the negative.

Mr. Sanborn moved that said bill be referred to the committee on the Judiciary;

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
Mr. Morrill moved that the bill lie upon the table;
And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Haddock-

Resolved, That the rules be so far suspended, that said bill be read a third time at the present time.

Said bill was then read a third time.
Resolved, That it pass, and its title be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the order of the day, upon a bill with the following title and the following resolutions:

“An act in addition to chapter 31 of the Revised Statutes;"

"A resolution appropriating five hundred dollars for the contingent expenses of the State;

A resolution authorizing the state treasurer to borrow forty thousand dollars for the use of the State;

Which were severally read a second time.

Ordered, That they be read a third time this afternoon at three o'clock.

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