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and establishing Norwich University," reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

And the question being taken, the third reading thereof was refused.

(S. 53.) Mr. Marshall, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act in addition to Chapter 20 of the Revised Statutes, entitled. Of laying out and discontinuing Highways and Bridges,' reported the same, without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And the said bill was, thereupon, Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time. (S. 54.) Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act relating to persons imprisoned in Jail," reported the same, without amendment, and recommended the passage thereof.

And the said bill was
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

(H. 149.) Mr. Rich, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act to pay Lewis Tucker the sum therein mentioned,” reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

Mr. Vilas moved that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on Finance.

And it was so ordered. A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their Clerk:

Mr. President:- The House have further considered their 4th amendment to the bill (S. 22) entitled “An act in relation to Com. mon Schools,” and have resolved to insist thereon; they request a free conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on said amendment, and have appointed Mr. Fairbanks, Mr. Danforth and Mr. Fairchild, managers to conduct said conference on their part.

(S. 44.) The House of Representatives do not concur with the Senate in passing the bill entitled “ An act in addition to, and alteration of, Chapter 21 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of Highways and Bridges.'

The House concur with the Senate in passing bills of the following titles :

(S. 24.)' " An act relating to the laying out of Highways, in addition to Chapter 20 of the Revised Statutes." And

(S. 48.) “An act altering the name of Jonas Fish."

(H. 36.) Mr. Hodges, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act to pay Guy C. Sampson the sum therein mentioned," reported the same, without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And the bill was
Ordered, To be read the third time.
And it was, thereupon, read the third time.
The question being, Shall the bill pass ?
It was decided in the affirmative : Yeas 20,

Nays 9.

The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Woodbridge, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. T. T. Bar. rett, Bellows, Bemis, Billings, Bradley, Brownell, Button, Clapp, Fifield, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Onion, Richardson, Sias, Smith, and'Vilas.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Campbell, Chittenden, Morgan, Rich, Sabin, Simonds, Winn, and Woodbridge.

So the bill passed.

Mr. Onion, from the Committee on Bills, reported that they had this day submitted to the Governor, for his approval and signature, bills of the following titles :

(S. 34.) “An act to pay William Rounds, Jr., the sum therein mentioned."

(S. 31.) An act altering the name of Seymour L. Stafford.”

(S. 28.) “An act in amendment of Chapter 107 of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of Salaries and Fees.'»

(H. 92.) “ An act in amendment of the act incorporating the Village of Middlebury.”'

(H. 108.) An act to pay the Overseer of the Poor of the town of Montpelier, the sum therein mentioned.”'

(H. 121.) “ An act to assess a tax for the support of Government."

(H. 124.) An act making appropriations for the support of Government." And

(H. 125.) “ An act authorizing the Treasurer to borrow the sum therein mentioned."

(S. 50.) Mr. J. Barrett, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act in addition to Chapter 49 of the Revised Statutes," reported the same without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And it was Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time. (S. 47.) Mr. Richardson, from the Committee on Manufactures, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act to incorporate the Vermont Rail Road Iron Company,” reported the same, with the proposal to amend as follows:

After the words “component part," in Section 1, insert" in the town of Windsor.

After the word “held," in Section 2, insert " within one year."

Prefix to Section 3, the words " The sum of ten thousand dollars shall be paid in, before said company shall contract any debts, which shall not be diverted from the business of said Company, and."

And the question being, taken these amendments were adopted, and the bill, as amended, was

Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

(H. 117.) Mr. Chittenden, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act in additiou to an act to incorporate the Connecticut and Passumpsic Rivers Rail Road Company, passed Nov. 10, 1835,” reported the same, with the proposal so to amend, as that the bill shall take effect from its passage, and thus amended, they recommended its passage.

And the question being taken, the amendment was adopted.

Mr. Bradley moved further to amend said bill, so as to allow the Company to go into operation on a subscription of $ 500,000 instead of $1,000,000, as provided.

And, the question being taken, this amendment was adopted.
And, on motion of Mr. Billings, said bill was
Ordered, To lie upon the table.

(H. 110.) Mr. Woodbridge, from the same Committee, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Western Vermont Rail Road Company," reported the same without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And it was
Ordered, To be read the third time.
And the rule being suspended on motion of Mr. Bradley,
It was thereupon read the third time by its title, and passed in con-

currence.

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(H. 104.) Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “An act in addition to Section 37 of Chapter 25 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to exceptions to decisions of County Courts," reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

And, the question being taken, the third reading thereof was refused.

Mr. Vilas, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the following House bills :

(H. 135.) “ An act altering the names of the persons therein mentioned."

(H. 11.) An act to alter the name of Mary Arabella Parker." And

(H. 107.) “An act altering the name of Calvin Clark, and constituting him an heir at law of Noah Paine and Patty Paine,

Reported the same, without amendment, and recommended their passage.

And they were, severally,
Ordered, To be read the third time.

And the said bills were, thereupon, severally,read the third time, and passed in concurrence.

(S. 53.) The engrossed bill entitled "An act in addition to Chapter 20 of the Revised Statutes, entitled. Of laying out and discontinuing Highways and Bridges,'” was read the third time and passed.

(S. 22.) The Senate proceeded to consider the request of the House of Representatives for a free conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses, on the amendment of the House to the bill entitled “

“An act in relation to Common Schools."

And it was
Resolved, To agree to the conference requested.

And Messrs. Sabin, Smith and Onion, were appointed to conduct the same on the part of the Senate.

Mr. J. Barrett called up the resolution on the table relative to a removal of the sessions of the U. S. District and Circuit Courts, from Windsor and Rutland, to Burlington and Montpelier.

And the question being, Shall the resolution pass ?
It was decided in the negative : Nays 16.
The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Onion, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Bellows, Bemis, Bradley, Fifield, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Onion, Richardson, Sabin, Sias, Smith and Vilas.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, T. T. Barrett, Billings, Brownell, Button, Campbell, Chittenden, Clapp, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Morgan, Rich, Simonds, Winn and Woodbridge.

So the passage of the resolution was refused.

(S. 57.) Mr. Sabin introduced a bill entitled “ An act relating to the University of Vermont.”

And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Education,

(H. 140.) Mr. Onion, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act in relation to Engrossing Clerks,” reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

And the question being taken, the third reading thereof was refused.

(S. 58.) Mr. Smith introduced'a bill entitled "An act to repeal part of an act entitled 'An act relating to Public Accounts,' approved Nov. 12, 1812."

And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Finance.

(H. 93.) Mr. J. Barrett, from the Committee on the Judiciary, 10 whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act relating to subsequent attaching creditors,” reported the same, without amendment, but with no expression of the opinie of the Committee as to its passage.

And the said bill was
Ordered, To be read the third time.
And it was, thereupon, read the third time, and passed in concurrence.

(S. 54.) The engrossed bill entitled “ An act relating to persons imprisoned in Jail,'

Was read the third time.

And the rule [21st Rule of the Senate] being, on motion of Mr. Vilas, suspended,

The said bill was passed.

Mr. Sabin, from the Committee on Education, to whom was recommitted the resolution directing the Commissioner of the School Fund to cancel a certain note against the Universiły of Vermont, reported the following resolution, and recommended its passage:

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the Commissioner of the School Fund be directed to postpone the collection of a certain note on annual interest, signed by George W. Benedict, Heman Allen, Charles Adams, William A. Griswold, William I. Seymour, and William Warner, for ihe sum of $ 3018,78, for the benefit of the University of Vermont, under date of Dec. 17, 1843, and payable to the Commissioner of the School Fund, for the term of two years from the 17th day of December next; provided the signers of said note (except such as are deceased) shall renew the same, with one additional respon

sible signer, on or before the 17th day of December next, including the interest due and payable, with interest annually.

And, on motion of Mr. Noyes, said resolution was
Ordered, To lie upon the table.

The resolution, on the journal of yesterday, providing for an evening session of the Senate, was taken up and passed.

(S. 57.) Mr. Sabin, from the Committee on Education, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act relating to the University of Vermont,” reported the same without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And it was
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

(S. 43.) Mr. Winn, from the Committee on Manufactures, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act incorporating the Vernon Glass Manufacturing Company,” reported the same with the proposal to amend, by substituting a bill therefor making similar provisions.

And the question being taken,
The amendment was adopted, and the bill, as amended,
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

(S. 55.) Mr. Smith, from the Committee on Banks, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act to increase the Capital of the Bank of Montpelier,” reported the same, with the proposal to amend by inserting after the word Montpelier," in Section 1, the words is approved the 9th day of November, 1842," and, thus amended, they recommended the passage thereof.

And the question being taken, the said amendment was adopted.
And the bill, as amended, was
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Billings,
The Senate adjourned.

EVENING.

(S. 52.) Mr. Onion called up the bill on the table, entitled "An act in addition to an act to provide for a Geological Survey of the State.'”

And it was
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.

(S. 59.) Mr. T. T. Barrett introduced a bill entitled “ An act incorporating the Plymouth Iron Company."

And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Manufactures.

(H. 49.) Mr. Marshall, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act to amend . an act to incorporate the Champlain and Connecticut River Rail Road Compa

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