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continuing Highways and Bridges,' ?" in which they request the concurrence of the House of Representatives.

(H. 98.) The engrossed bill entitled “ An act relating to the Grand List," was read the third time and passed.

The House adjourned.

EVENING.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, leave of absence was granted to Mr. Button, the member from Wallingford, from and after to-morrow morning, for the remainder of the session.

Mr. Kendrick introduced the following resolution :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the two Houses meet in Joint Assembly in the Hall of the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, the 5th of November instant, at three o'clock P. M., for the purpose of completing the appointments of County Officers for the ensuing year.

Which was read, and disagreed to by the House. Mr. Maxham, from the Committee on Bills, reported that said Committee had this day presented to the Governor, for his approval, bills of the following titles :

(H. 92.) “ An act in amendment of the act incorporating the Village of Middlebury." (S. 31.) “An act altering the name of Seymour L. Stafford.”

(S. 31.) "An act to pay William Rounds, Js., the sum thetein mentioned."

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

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

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

(H. 124.) “ An act making appropriations for the support of Gorernment."

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

Engrossed bills of the following titles were severally read the third time and passed, namely :

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

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

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

The annual Report of the Quarter Master General was considered, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

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(S. 49.) Mr. Cheever, from the Committee on Roads, to which was referred the bill from the Senate entitled “ An act relating to highways near the line of adjoining towns,” reported in favor of the passage of said bill.

And said bill was read the third time, and passed.

(H. 73.) Mr. Russell, from the Judiciary Committee, to which was referred the bill entiiled “ An act in relation to the disposition of property attached,” reported that the same ought not to pass.

And the question was stated from the chair, Shall the bill be read the second time? and being taken, was decided in the negative.

And said bill was rejected.

Engrossed bills of the following titles were severally read the third time and passed, namely :

(A. 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 fees of Town Clerks.''

(H. 146.) “An act to incorporate the Washington Iron Company." (H. 131.) * An act to incorporate the Jefferson Mining Company.

(H. 144.) Mr. Barlow, from the General Committee, to which was referred the bill entitled “ An act relating to Innkeepers,” reported that the same ought not to pass.

And on the question, Shall the bill be read the second time? it was decided in the negative.

And the bill was rejected.

(H. 143.) Mr. Barlow, from the same Committee, to which was referred the bill entitled “ An act for the preservation of Fish in Franklin Pond," reported that the same ought not to pass.

Mr. Thomas moved to dismiss said bill; and the question being taken, it passed in the affirmative.

(H. 19.) The bill entitled " An act to pay Luther P. Blodgett the sum therein mentioned,” which on the 16th ultimo was laid on the table, was taken into consideration.

Mr. Stoddard moved to dismiss said bill ; and the question being taken, was decided in the affirmative.

(H. 38.) The bill entitled “ An act to incorporate the Addison County Bank,” which on the 22d ultimo was ordered to lie on the table, was considered.

Mr. Button moved to dismiss said bill; which motion was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Bill, the House proceeded to consider the resolution introduced by him this forenooni, relative to the term of military service.

Mr. Nelson of Ryegate moved to dismiss said resolution, and the question being taken, was decided in the affirmative.

(H. 137.) Mr. Chase of Calais moved that a message be sent to the Senate to request the return of the bill entitled " An act in addition to Chapter 72 of the Revised Statutes, relating to Usury," which had this evening passed the House, and been sent to the Senate.

And the question being taken, was decided in the negative.

On motion of Mr. Hammond, the House proceeded to consider the resolution providing for the postponement of the collection of a note

against the University of Vermont, introduced by Mr. Converse yeste:day; and said resolution was amended, on motion of Mr. Hammond.

And the question was stated, Shall the resolution pass ? and being taken, was decided in the negative.

(S. 53.) The bill from the Senate entitled “An act in addition to Chapter 20 of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of laying out and discontinuing Highways and Bridges, was read the first time and referred to the Committee on Roads.

(S. 22.) Mr. Fairbanks, from the Committee of Conference of the two Houses on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the 4th amendment proposed by the House to the Senate bill, entitled " An act relating to Common Schools," reported that a majority of said Committee recommended that the House do recede from said amendment; which report was concurred in ; and it was

Resolved, That the House do recede from said amendment. The House proceeded to consider the resolution, introduced by Mr. Marston on the 20th ultimo, declaring that Mr. John Walter, Jr., is not entitled to a seat in the House.

Mr. Stevens moved to lay said resolution on the table.

And on the question, Shall the resolution be ordered 10 lie on the table? the yeas and nays, having been demanded by Mr. Smith of Ripton, were taken, and are as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Adams of West Haven, Fairchild,

Matthews,
Adams of Weston, Fry,

Maxham,
Aiken,
Gage,

May,
Barnes,

Gilmore of Ira, Maynard,
Bartlett,

Gilmore of Rutland, Merritt,
Balis,
Goodhue,

Needham,
Blackmer,
Harmon,

Nelson of Derby,
Bogue,
Harrington,

Ordway,
Button,
Harvey,

Parsons,
Cheever,

Hazen of North Hero, Pease,
Cheney,
Holcomb,

Plumb,
Churchill,
Holden,

Pope,
Conkey,
Holland,

Russell,
Converse,

Howe of Lunenhurgh, Smith of Barton,
Crawford,

Jones of Windham, Smith of Ripton,
Crowley,
Joslyn,

Stetson,
Davis of Alburgh, Keyes of Putney, Stevens,
Davis of Newark, Lamb,

Stoddard, Dewey, * Landon,

Strong of Waltham,
Dodge,
Lee,

Welch,
Dorwin,
Leonard,

Wesson of Danville,
Drury,
Marsh,

Wheelock.-68.
Eddy,

Martin,
Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs.
Aldrich,
Barlow,

Benjamin,
Allen,
Batchelder,

Benson,
Andrus,
Beckett,

Bentley,
Bailey,
Beedy,

Bill,
Ballou,
Beers,

Bishop,
Barden,
Belknap,

Blair,

Blanchard,

Gillett, Bliss,

Goodall, Bratton,

Hadley, Briggs,

Hammond, Bruce,

Harlow, Bryant,

Harris, Bucklin,

Hart, Burbank,

Hazen of Hartford, Burton,

Hinman, Chaffee,

Hitchcock,
Chase of Calais, Hollister,
Chase of Franklin, Holines,
Clapp,

Houghton,
Clark of Georgia, Howe of Shoreham,
Clark of Middletown, Hutchinson,
Coleman,

Jenney,
Crook,

Johnson, Danforth,

Jones of Chelsea, Darling,

Kay, Edgerton,

Keeler, Ellwell,

Kendrick, Elmore,

Keyes of Victory, Farnsworth,

Kimball, Follansbee,

Lathrop, Foot,

Lawrence, Forbush,

Lougee, Gardner,

Lynde,
Gibbs,

Marshall,
So it was decided in the negative,
Pending which resolution,

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A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Clarke, their Secretary, as follows:

MR. SPEAKER:—The Senate have passed a resolution providing for the appointment of a Commissioner to ascertain the boundary live between the Counties of Bennington and Windham.

They have also passed bills of the following litles, namely:

(S. 47.) “An act to incorporate the Vermout Rail Road Iron Company."

(S. 54.) "An act relating to persons imprisoned in Jail."
(S. 57.) " An act in relation to the University of Vermont."..
(S. 50.)

" An act in addition to Chapter 49 of the Revised Stat• utes.'

(S. 55.) “ An act to increase the capital of the Bank of Montpelier."

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

In which resolution and bills they request the concurrence of the Ilouse of Representatives.

The question recurring on said resolution relative to the right of Mr. John Walter, Jr., to a seat in the House.

Mr. Stevens moved to commit said resolution to the Committee on Elections; which motion was decided in the affirmative.

A resolution from the Senate :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the Governor of this State is hereby authorized and directed to appoint a Commissioner, who shall not reside within either of the Counties of Bennington and Windham, whose duty it shall be to ascertain as near as practicable the true boundary line between said counties, in the month of August or September next, and make report thereof to the Legislature at its next annual session.

Which was read and passed in concurrence.

(S. 39.) Mr. Fairbanks, from the Committee on Education, to which was referred the bill from the Senate entitled “ An act in amendment of • an act in addition to Chapter 19 of the Revised Statutes, relating to the instruction of the Deaf, Dumb and Blind,' passed November 12, 1842," reported that the same ought to pass.

Ordered, That said bill be read the third time to-morrow afternoon.

(S. 54.) The bill from the Senate entitled " An act relating to persons imprisoned in Jail," was read the first and second time, and ordered to be read the third time to-morrow afternoon.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Clarke, their Secretary :

MR. Speaker :-The Senate do not concur with the House of Representatives in passing bills of the following titles :

(H. 104.) “An act in addition to Chapter 25, Section 37, of the Revised Statutes, in relation to exceptions to decisions of County Courts."

(H. 140.) An act relating to Engrossing Clerks."

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

(H. 110.) “ An act to incorporate the Western Vermont Rail Road Company."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(S. 55.) The bill from the Senate entitled " An act to increase the capital of the Bank of Montpelier,” was read the first time.

Mr. Marston moved to refer said bill to the Committee on Banks; when

Mr. Stevens moved to postpone said bill to the first day of January next.

And on the question, Shall the bill be postponed to the 1st day of January next? the yeas and nays, having been demanded by Mr. Hall, were taken and are as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs.

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