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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1845.

Prayer by the Chaplain.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. J. Barrett presented the following resolution, which was read, and, on his motion,

Ordered, To lie upon the table.

Resolved, That as to so much of the Report of the Committee on Banks, on the Memorial of the Directors of the Bank of Montpelier, as relates to the construction of the 18th section of the General Banking Law passed in 1840, the Senate are of opinion that the construction put thereon by the Bank Commissioner, in his last annual Report, is coz

rect.

titles :

A message from the Governor, by Mr. Beaman, Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs :

MR. PRESIDENT :-1 am directed by the Governor to announce to the Senate that he has approved and signed hills of the following

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

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

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

Mr. Hurd, from the Committee on Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of Israel Warner and others, reported the same, and moved that the memorialists have leave to withdraw their memorial.

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

Mr. President:—The House of Representatives concur with the Senate in their amendment to the bill (H. 117) entitled "An act in addition to • an act to incorporate the Connecticut and Passumpsic Rivers Rail Road Company,' passed Nov. 10, 1835," and in passing the resolution authorizing the Governor to appoint a Commissioner to ascertain the boundary line between the counties of Bennington and Windham.

(S. 25.) The House do not concur with the Senate in passing the bill entitled, “ An act for the relief of Creditors.”

The House have passed a resolution directing ihe Secretary of State to ascertain whether appropriate accommodations for the sessions of the General Assembly will be afforded at Burlington or Windsor, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Governor has announced to the House that he has approved and signed bills of the following titles :

(H. 92.) “An act in amendment of the act incorporating the village of Middlebury."

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

(H. 124.) An act making appropriations for the support of Government,'

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

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

(S. 58.) Mr. Rich, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal part of an act, entitled

an act relating to Public Accounts,' approved Nov. 12, 1842,” reported the same without amendment, and recommended its passage.

And it was Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time. Mr. Noyes presented the following resolution : Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That both Houses meet in Joint Assembly, at 4 o'clock, this afternoon, for the purpose of electing a State Superintendent of Common Schools. And it was read, and,

On motion of Mr. J. Barrett, Ordered, To lie upon the table.

(H. 101.) Mr. Smith, from the Committee on Education, to whom was referred the House bill, entitled " An act to abolish the School Fund," reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

Mr. Vilas moved to amend the said bill, by inserting, in lieu of section 5, two sections, providing that the act shall not take effect until the 1st day of November, 1846; and also providing that the question of abolishing the School Fund be submitted to the several towns in the State,

to be voted upon at the next Freeman's meeting, and if it should be found that a majority of the towns had voted against such abolition, that this act should be null.

And, on motion of Mr. Billings, the bill was
Ordered, To lie upon the table.

Mr. Hodges, from the Select Committee raised under the resolution on the journal of the 29th ult., relating to the expenses, for the past four years, of recording Pay Rolls and other Revolutionary Papers, submitted the following Report. (See Appendix.)

Mr. Sabin, from the Joint Committee under the 5th Joint Rule, to whom were referred the communication of the Governor on the journal of the 1st instant, and the Report of Henry Stevens, accompanying said communication, reported the following resolutions, and recommended their passage:

1st. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That His Excellency the Governor is hereby authorized to take such measures as he may deem expedient, to procure the originals, if practicable, if not, copies, of all such documents in the Public Offices of Great Britain, or elsewhere in Europe, as, in his judgment, may serve to complete the records, or to illustrate the early history of this State ; and, that the Governor be authorised to draw his warrant on the Treasury, on the delivery of such papers, for such sums as he may think proper, not exceeding, in the aggregate, three hundred dollars.

one.

2d. Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor is hereby authorized to take such measures as he may deem expedient, to procure the originals, if practicable, if not, copies, of all such documents as may be found in the State Departments of other States, and in the hands of individuals, which go to illustrate the early history of this State, and that the Auditor_be directed to audit the account therefor, and draw an order on the Treasurer for a sum not exceeding two hundred dollars.

3d. Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor is hereby authorized to procure to be arranged and bound, such papers as relate to Revolutionary Expenditures, formerly pertaining to the Treasurer's Office ; and the Auditor is hereby directed to audit the account therefor, and draw an order on the Treasurer for a sum not exceeding dollars.

And the said resolutions were read.
The question being taken, on the motion of Mr. Hodges, separately,
The first resolution was passed.

Mr. Hodges moved to amend the second resolution, by striking out the word “ two" before hundred," and inserting the word

And it was so ordered, and
The resolution, as amended, passed.

Mr. Sabin moved to fill the blank in the third resolution, by inserting the word “ twenty."

And it was so ordered, and the resolution, as amended, passed.

(H. 98.) Mr. Chittenden, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act relating to the Grand List,” reported the same, without amendment, and recommended

And, on motion of Mr. Smith, it was
Ordered, To lie upon the table.

The special order being the resolution relative to a removal of the sessions of the United States District and Circuit Courts, was taken up.

And, on motion of Mr. Onion, it was again
Ordered, To lie upon the table.

(H. 134.) Mr. Richardson, from the Committee on Manufactures, to whom was referred the House bill entitled " An act to incorporate the Jefferson Mining Company," reported the same, with the proposal to amend by adding a provision subjecting the act to the provisions of Chapter 79 of the Revised Statutes, and thus amended, recommended the passage of the bill.

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

(H. 146.) Mr. Richardson, from the same Committee, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act incorporating the Washington Iron Company,” reported the same, without amendment, and recommended its passage.

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

its passage.

(H. 27.) Mr. Fifield, from the Committee on Elections, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act in relation to Elections," reported the same, with the opinion that it ought not to pass.

And, the question being taken, The third reading thereof was refused. (S. 59.) Mr. Billings, from the Committee on Manufactures, to whom was referred the bill entitled “An act incorporating the Plymouth Iron Company," reported the same, with the proposal to amend by inserting in Section 5, after the word debts," the words " which sum shall not be diverted from the business of the Company;" and thus amended, recommended the passage thereof.

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

(H. 142.) Mr. Sabin, from the Committee on Education, to whom was referred the House bill, entitled “ An act to incorporate the Brattleboro’ Infirmary,” reported the saine, without amendment, and recommended its passage.

Mr. Sabin moved to amend Section 4, by striking out the words "number of shares," and inserting the word "amount,'' in lieu thereof.

And it was so ordered.

Mr. Richardson moved to amend the bill by adding an additional Section, as follows:

Section 8. This act shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 79 of the Revised Statutes of this Slate, entitled 'Of Private Corporations."},

And it was so ordered.
And the question being, Shall the bill be read the third time?

S Yeas 19,
It was decided in the affirmative :

Nays 3. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Onioni, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are Messis. T. T. Barrett, Bellows, Bemis, Billings, Brownell, Chittenden, Clapp, Fifield, Howe, Hurd, Ladd, Marshall, Noyes, Rich, Richardson, Sabin, Simonds, Smith, and Winn.

Those Senators who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Morgan, Onion, and Woodbridge.

So the bill was
Ordered, To be read the third time.
And it was,

thereupon, read the third time and passed. Mr. Onion, from the Committee on Bills, reported that they had submitted to the Governor, for his approval and signature, bills of the following titles :

(H. 49.) An act to amend an act to incorporate the Champlain and Connecticut River Rail Road Company.'

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

(S. 12.) “An act in addition to an act relating to Licenses to Inn Keepers and Retailers.'

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

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

(H. 132.) “An act to pay Alvin H. Baker the sum therein mentioned."

(H. 93.) An act relating to subsequent Attaching Creditors."

(H. 36.) An act to pay Guy C. Sampson the sum therein men. tioned."

(H. 11.) “ An act to alter the name of Mary Arabella Parker.”

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

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

(H. 135.) " An act altering the names of the persons therein mentioned." And (S. 22.) “ An aci relating to Common Schools."

On motion of Mr. Hurd, The Senate adjourned.

towns."

AFTERNOON.

On motion of Mr. J. Barrett, it was

Resolved, That the vote passing the House bill (H. 134) entitled “ An act to incorporate the Jefferson Mining Company," be reconsidered.

Mr. J. Barrett, thereupon, moved to amend said bill by striking out the 4th Section, and inserting as follows:

Sec. 4. Said Company shall not contract debts so as to have the amount of indebtedness of said Company at any tin exceed three-fourths of the amount of capilal stock actually paid in.'

And it was so ordered.
And the question recurring, Shall the bill pass ?
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the bill passed.

(H. 21.) Mr. Bradley, from the Committee on Banks, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act to incorporate the Bank of Black River," 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.

(H. 120.) Mr. Sias, from the Committee on Banks, to whom was referred the House bill entitled “ An act extending the Charter of the Bank of Bellows Falls," reported the same without amendment, and recommended its passage.

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

s Yeas 21,

Nays 6. The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Vilas, were as follows:

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