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tion of Israel Tibbetts and Moses Gilman, praying that their farms may be severed from Alton and annexed to Gilmanton; the petition of J. D. Osgood and others, praying that a tract of land may be severed from Hebron and annexed to Plymouth; the petition of G. W. Bunnell and others, praying for a division of Pittsburg; the petition of Clinton French and others, praying that a tract of land may be severed from Hebron and annexed to Groton; the petition of John Clark and others, praying for a division of Chester, and the establishment of a new lown; the petition of A. J. Smith and others, praying that Nash and Sawyer's Location may be annexed to Carroll; the petition of E. M. Rollins and others, praying that a tract of land may be severed from Haverhill and annexed to Bath; the petition of John Collins, praying that a tract of land may be severed from Hampton Falls and Kensington and annexed to Exeter, and the inemorial of the selectmen and others, remonstrating against granting the prayer of said petition; the petition of the Directors of the Jackson Iron Manufacturing Company, praying that a tract of land may be severed from Bartlett and annexed to Jackson; the petition of Samuel Knight and others, praying that a tract of land may be severed froin Jefferson and annexed to Whitefield, and the memorial of sundry citizens of Jefferson and Whitefield, in aid of the prayer of the foregoing petition; the petition of E. Watson, jr., praying that his farm may be severed from Alton and annexed to Gilmanton; the petition of John Wiggins and others, praying for a division of Moultonborough, and the annexation of a portion thereof to Centre Harbor; the petition of W. H. Smart and others, praying for a division of Meredith, and the annexation of a portion thereof to Centre Harbor ; the petition of B. M. Bean and others, in aid of the prayer of the preceding petitions; a bill, entitled "An act to sever a tract of land from East Kingston and annex the same to Newtown;" and a bill, entitled “An act to sever a part of Grantham and annex the same to Plainfield,” made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the furiher consideration of said petitions, memorials and bills be referred to the committee on Towns and Parishes.

Mr. Thing, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of L. D. Sawyer and others, the petition of Alog zo Sawtell and others, the petition of Sargent Heath and others, the petition of Thomas Hobbs, jr., and others, the petition of J. Brinley and others, the petition of J. H. Thompson and others, the petition of Jeremiah Lane and others, the petition of Henry Isaacs and others, the petition of James

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Berry and others, the petition of A. W. Ball and others, the petition of William F. Sanborn and others, the petition of Isaac B. Hovey and others, the petition of William D. Crockett and others, the petition of Enoch D. Yeaton and others, the petition of Hiram Simons and others, the petition of Samuel Head, jr., and others, the petition of Selden Brown and others, the petition of Judidiah Rand and others, the petition of Robert Gray and others, the petition of Wm. A. Vaughan and others, the petition of Jedidiah Buffum and others, the petition of Isaac F. Nelson and others, and the petition of citizens of Amherst, all praying for such a modification of the militia law, as that the military force of this State shall consist of a limited number of volunteer companies, who shall receive increased compensation for the performance of military duty, made a farther report, whereupon

Resolved, That the further consideration of said petitions be referred to the committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Shaw, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill, entitled "An act to establish the Salisbury and East Kingston Railroad company;" the petition of S. P. Williams and others, praying for the grant of a charter for a bridge across Connecticut river, between Lyman and Barnet; the petition of R. Armington and others, praying for the same object; the petition of the Nashua Manufacturing company, praying for the passage of an act authorizing them to discontinue a portion of their canal; the petition of Stephen Thayer and others, for the grant of a charter for a railroad to connect with the Fitchburg Railroad in Massachusets, at Shirley, and from thence passing through Townsend, Ashby, New Ipswich, Temple, Sharon, Jaffrey, Peterborough, Dublin and Marlborough, to the centre of Keene; the petition of John Stevens and others, praying for the grant of a charter for a railroad from Greenland to New Market; and the petition of William Jones and others, praying for the grant

of a charter for a railroad from Alton Bay to the east line of the State of Vermont, in either of the towns of Orford, Pierinont, Haverhill or Bath, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the further consideration of said bill and petititions be referred to the committee on Roads, Bridges and Canals.

Mr. Shaw, from the same committee, to whom was referred the account of Sanjuel Perkins, made a farther report, whereup

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Resolved, That the farther consideration of said account be referred to the committee on Military Accounts.

Mr. Bean of Tuftonborough, from the same committee, to

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whom was referred the petition of D. A. Wetmore and others, the petition of A. G. Lane and others, the petition of Seth R. Griffin and others, the petition of Zara Cutler and others, the petition of William T. Rand and others, the petition of James Remick and others, and the petition of Abram S. Clark and others, all praying for such an amendment of the existing militia Jaws, as will dispense with company trainings and regimental reviews, made a farther report, whereupon

Resolved, That the farther consideration of said petitions be referred to the committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Gilinan, from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill, eotitled “An act 10 provide for the attachment of partnership property;" a bill, entitled "An act in amendment of chapter forty-two of the Revised Statutes;" a bill, entitled "An act in amendment of chapter one hundred and sixiy-six of the Revised Statutes;" a resolution instructing the Judiciary committee to inquire into the expediency of exempting the property of semales from taxation, when not exceeding in value five hundred dollars; and sundry resolutions relative to the enlargement of the jurisdiction of justices of the peace, or of adopting such other measures as shall tend to lessen litigation and the burden of its cost upon the people; also relative to such amend.nent of the license law, that its operation may be more equal in the several towns of the State, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the further consideration of said bills and resolutions be referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Gilman, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Hiram Parker and others, inhabitants of Hart's Location, praying for the passage of an act, remunerating thera for costs incurred by the sale of said Location, upon a warrant for taxes; and the petition of Laban Page, praying for relief from losses occasioned in the public service, made a farther report, whereupon

Resolved, That the farther consideration of said pesitions be referred to the committee on Claims.

Mr. Lyford, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of S. D. Bell and others, praying for me grant of a charter for an aqueduct company, at Manchester, and the petition of William P. Riddle and others, praying for the grant of an act of incorporation for a steam mill at Piscataquos Village in Bedford, made a further report, whereupon

Resolved, That the further consideration of said petitions be referred to the committee on Incorporations.

Mr. Garfield, from the committee appointed to audit the accounts of the state treasurer, made the following

REPORT:

That they had carefully examined the treasurer's books, which show a general cash account, embracing the following items of eredit, to wit: Balance of cash in treasury on settlement of treasurer's books by committee, June 5, 1844,

$7,249 57 Casb received railroad tax,

15,635 67 money borrowed,

(63,000 00 for civil commissions,

242 95 : for books sold by the secretary,

22 12 of C. H. Peaslee,

150 70 of Pierce & Fowler, on suit of State against Burley,

650 81 of Elmore Townsend,

318 68 State tax, payable Dec. 1, 1842,

58 40 Dec. 1, 1843,

532 74 Dec. 1, 1844,

59,300 17

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$147,161 81

Which is accounted for, as follows, viz::

3,616 13

Cash paid sundry orders for salaries of Governor,

Judges of the Superior Court, Court of Common
Pleas, Judges and Registers of Probate, County
Solicitors, Attorney General, Adjutant General,
Secretary, Treasurer, Warden of the State Pris-
on, Sheriffs and Librarian,

18,529 00 Cash paid sundry orders drawn per resolution of Le

gislature, not included in the above account, Cash paid P. R. Dalton, for education of blind, 400.00

J. B. Hosmer,education of deaf and dumb, 1,683 33 several towns, dividend from railroad tax for 1943,

491 21 several towns, dividend from railroad tax

7,230 12 travel and attendance of the members of the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives, June and November sessions,

33,193 60 Cash paid travel and attendance of Honorable Coun

cil,June, September, December and May sessions, 878 00

66

for 1844,

493 25 233 00

Cash paid doorkeepers,

bounties on wild animals,
clerks of the Senate and Ilouse of Rep.

resentatives,
notes and interest for money borrowed,
engrossing clerks,
Hon. Joel Parker, N. H. Reports,
State Printers,
for publishing laws in newspapers,
contingent fund for Governor,
military appropriations,
Geological Survey,
Asylum for the Insane,
Board of Electors of President and Vice

President of the United States,

643 50 57,568 70

114 81 1,656 75 2,873 62

356 15 233 92

985 00 3,051 15 5,000 00

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115 60

$139,336 84 Amount in treasury, June 4, 1845, carried to new account,

7,324 97 Outstanding taxes,

803 06 Note of Thomas Carlisle and others, principal and interest,

235 67 All of which is correctly cast, properly vouched and respectfully submitted.

CHARLES LANE,
SAMUEL GARFIELD,
ORRA C. HOWARD,

RUSSELL K. CLEMENT.
Concord, June 10, 1845.

Mr. Sawyer of Atkinson moved that said report lie upon the table, and that the clerk be directed to procure three hundred printed copies for the use of the House;

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Sawyer of Wakefield-
Resolved, That said report be accepted.
Mr. Curry, from the committee appointed to report upon

the disposition to be made of the several subjects embraced in the address of His Excellency the Governos, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That so much of the address of His Excellency the Governor as relates to primary schools and education, be referred to the committee on Education;

That so much as relates to the militia, be referred to the com. mittee on Military Affairs;

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