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ny,” reported the same, without amendment, and recommended the passage thereof. And the said bill was Ordered, To be read the third time. And it was, thereupon, read the third time, and passed in concurrence. A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their Clerk :

Mr. President :-The House of Representatives concur with the Senate in passing the resolution directing the Secretary of State to furnish the Directors and Superintendent of the State Prison with a copy of the law relating to the State Prison, and, also, in passing bills of the following titles :

(S. 49.) "An act relating to Highways near the line of adjoining towns."

(S. 37.) “ An act in relation to the use of Fire Arms in Villages." And

(S. 12.) "An act in addition to an act relating to Licenses to Innkeepers and Retailers.

The House of Representatives have passed bills of the following titles :

(H. 120.) “ An act extendiug the Charter of the Bank of Bellows Falls."

(H. 119.) “ An act in addition to Chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes, entitled Of Process.'

(H. 35.) “An act in relation to the competency of witnesses."
(H. 27.) " An act in relation to Elections."
(H. 98.) “ An act relating to the Grand List."

(H. 123.) “ An act in addition to Chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes, relating to Trustee Process.”

(H. 131.) " An act in addition to an act to incorporate the Middle Falls Manufacturing Company, approved Nov. 11, 1836.”

(H. 137.) “An act in addition in Chapter 72 of the Revised Statutes, relating to Usury."

(H. 134.) An act to incorporate the Jefferson Mining Company.. (H. 147.) An act to incorporate the Otter Creek Iron Company."

(H. 103.) “ An act in amendment of Chapter 107 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the fees of Town Clerks.” And

(H. 146.) “An act incorporating the Washington Iron Company."

The following engrossed bills were taken up, and severally read the third time and passed :

(S. 55.) "An act to increase the Capital of the Bank of Montpelier." (S. 50.) “An act in addition to Chapter 49 of the Revised Statutes."

(S. 43.) “ An act incorporating the Vernon Glass Manufacturing Company

(S. 47.) “An act to incorporate the Vermont Rail Road Iron Company.” And

(S. 57.) "An act in relation to the University of Vermont.”

(S. 41.) The Senate took up the engrossed bill on the table, entitled “ An act in amendment of Chapter 18 of the Revised Statutes, entitled Of Common Schools.'"

And the question being, Shall the bill pass ?

It was decided in the negative :

S Yeas 12,

Nays 17. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Ladd, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Bellows, Bemis, Brownell, Button, Fifield, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Richardson, Sabin, and Smith.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, T. T. Barrett, Billings, Bradley, Campbell, Chittenden, Clapp, Hodges, Morgan, Noyes, Onion, Rich, Sias, Simonds, Vilas, Winn, and Woodbridge.

So the passage of the bill was refused.

(H. 132.) Mr. Noyes, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act to pay Alvin H. Baker the sun therein mentioned,” reported the same, without amendment, and recommended the passage thereof.

And it was Ordered, To be read the third time. And it was, thereupon, read the third time, and passed in concurrence. (S. 15.) The Senate took up, as in Committee of the Whole, the bilì entitled “An act in relation to interest of money, in addition to Chapter 72 of the Revised Statutes."

And, after making progress therein, reported, as an amendment thereto, a bill as a substitute for said bill, making similar provisions.

And, the question being taken, the amendment was adopted.

Mr. Vilas moved to amend the bill as follows: Add to Section 1, " And that no banking incorporation shall divide to the stockholders thereof a greater sum than $6,00 upon $ 100,00 for one year, on the capital stock paid in, and after that rate for a longer or shorter time.

And, add to Section 2, "nor shall any stockholders, directly or indirectly, receive any greater sum for any dividend on any bank stock he may own in any banking corporation.". And the question being, Will the Senate adopt the amendment ? It was decided in the negative: Nays 19. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Vilas, were as follows :

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Campbell, Clapp, Fifield, Howe, Marshall, Noyes, Richardson, and Vilas.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Bradley, Brownell, Button, Chittenden, ges, Hurd, Ladd, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith, Winn, and Woodbridge.

So the amendment was rejected.

The question then being, Shall the bill be engrossed and read the third time? It was decided in the affirmative: $ Yeas 14,

Nays 12. Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Buttou, Clapp, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Richardson, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith, and Woodbridge.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. T. T. Bar

rett, Bellows, Campbell, Fifield, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Vilas, and Winn.

So the bill was Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time. A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their Clerk :

Mr. PresidENT :-The House of Representatives have adopted the Report of the Committee of Free Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses, on the bill (S. 22) entitled “ An act in relation to Common Schools," and have resolved to recede from their 4th amendment thereto.

(S. 52.) The engrossed bill on the table, entitled “ An act in addition to an act to provide for a Geological Survey of the State," was ta

ken up.

And it was read the third time.
And the question being, Shall the bill pass?
It was decided in the affirmative:

| Yeas 21,

Nays 7. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Richardson, were as follows :

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Bradley, Brownell, Button, Chittenden, Clapp, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith and Woodbridge.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Fifield, Noyes, Richardson, Vilas, and Winn.

So the hill passed.

(S. 15.) The engrossed bill entitled " An act relating to interest of money, in addition to Chapter 72 of the Revised Statutes," was read the third time.

The question being, Shall the bill pass ? The Senate was equally divided : {Nays 14. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. J. Barrett, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Button, Clapp, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Richardson, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith, and Woodbridge.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Bradley, Brownell, Chittenden, Fifield, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Vilas, and Winn.

And the Secretary, thereupon, took the casting vote of the President, which was in the affirmative.

So the bill passed.

Mr. Vilas moved a reconsideration of the vote just taken, ordering the passage of the bill.

And the question being, Will the Senate reconsider the said vote? It was decided in the affirmative:

Yeas 16,

Nays 13. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. J. Barrett, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Bradley, Brownell, Campbell, Chittenden, Clapp, Fifield, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Vilas, and Winn.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Button, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Richardson, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith, and Woodbridge.

So the said vote was reconsidered.
The question again recurring, Shall the bill pass ?

Yeas 14,
It was decided in the negative :

Nays 15. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. J. Barrett, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. J. Barrett, Bemis, Billings, Button, Clapp, Morgan, Onion, Rich, Richardson, Sabin, Sias, Simonds, Smith, and Woodbridge.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Bradley, Brownell, Campbell, Chittenden, Fifield, Hodges, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Vilas, and Winn.

So the passage of the bill was refused.

(S. 51.) Mr. Smith, from the Select Committee, to whom was referred the resolution relative to the operation and effect of the existing License Laws, and the bill entitled "An act to repeal all laws regulating the sale of Spirituous Liquors, Wine, Ale, or Beer, reported said bill adversely, and submitted the following Report, (see Appendix) and recommended the passage of the bill accompanying the said Report, (S. 60) entitled “An act in addition to an act relating to Licenses to Inn-keepers and Retailers.''

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

And, on motion of Mr. Noyes, the bill entitled “ An act to repeal all laws regulating the sale of Spiritous Liquors, Ale, or Beer," was

Ordered, To lie upon the table.

The following House bills were severally read the first and second times, and referred :

(H. 147.) House bill No. 147, (H. 146.) House bill No. 146, (H. 131.) House bill No. 131, and (H. 134.) House bill No. 134, to the Committee on Manufactures. (H. 35.) House bill No. 35, (H. 137.) House bill No. 137, (H. 123.) House bill No. 123, (H. 103.) House bill No. 103, and (H. 119.) House bill No. 119, to the Committee on the Judiciary. (H. 98.) House bill No. 98, to the Committee on Roads and Canals. (H. 27.) House bill No. 27, to the Committee on Elections. And (H. 120.) House bill No. 120, to the Committee on Banks.

Mr. Clapp moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the Senate refused to pass the resolution relative to a removal of the sessions of the U. S. District and Circuit Courts.

And the question being, Will the Senate so reconsider ?

5 Yeas 15. It was decided in the affirmative :

Nays 13. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Vilas, were as follows :

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messis. Bellows, Bemis, Bradley, Button, Clapp, Fifield, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Onion, Richardson, Sabin, Simonds, Smith and Vilas.

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

So it was
Resolved, To consider said vote ; and,

On motion of Mr. Vilas, said resolution was Ordered, To lie upon the table, and be made the special order for tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock.

(S. 56.) Mr. Rich, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill entitled " An act relating to the sale of Goods, Wares, and Merchandise, at Auction,” reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

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

(H. 91.) Mr. Hodges, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the House bill entitled, “An act to pay Lewis N. Flint the sum therein mentioned," reported the same without amendment, and recommended the passage thereof.

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

rence.

(H. 117.) Mr. Vilas called up the House bill, on the table, entitled, An act in addition to 'an act to incorporate the Connecticut and Pas. sumpsic Rivers Rail Road Company,' passed Nov. 10, 1835."

And the question being, Shall the bill pass ?
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the bill was passed in concurrence.

On motion of Mr. J. Barrett,
The Senate adjourned.

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