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Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Brawley, Burnett, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Cruson, Earll, Fisher, Morrow, Phelps, Shel. don and Thomas, -14.

Mr. Brown moved to adjourn,
Which was disagreed to.
Mr. Cruson moved a call of the House ;
Which was ordered, .
And all the members reported in attendance,

And the question having been put on ordering the resolution to be engrossed for a third reading,

It was decided in the affirmative. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Brawley, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Dennis, Earll, Fisher, Hoard, MaGone, Morrow, Parker, Phelps, Sheldon, Thomas, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)

18. Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Cruson, Graves, Jackson, Jones, Mooers and Pole-8.

Mr. Phelps, from the joint committee on Enrollment, made the following report :

The joint committee on Enrollment report that they did, on this day, to wit : the 20th of January, A. D. 1846, present to the Governor for his approval, the following bills and resolution, to wit:

"An act to provide for the payment of certain claims against the Territory;"

"An act to change the form of government in the county of Washington and for other purposes ;” and

“ Joint resolution relative to procuring a sett of standard weights and measures."

JOHN CATLIN, , Of the joint commit

NOAH PHELPS, J tee on Enrollment. Mr. Barstow moved that the House adjourn; - Which was decided in the negative.

And a division having been called for,..

There were ayes 9-noes 12. Mr. Morrow moved that the House adjourn untill half past six o'clock, P. M.

Which was agreed to.

HALF PAST SIX O'CLOCK, P. M.

Mr. MaGone moved that the House resolve itself into com: mittee of the whole for the consideration of

No. 12, (H. of R.) “A bill to incorporate the city of Milwaukee ;"

Which was agreed to,
Mr. Dennis in the chair.

And after some time spent therein the committee rose and by their chairman reported said bill back to the House with amendments.

The amendments of the committee were concurred in by the House, and the bill ordered to be engrossed for a third read

ing.

Mr. Phelps moved that

No. 18, (H. of R.) “A bill to authorize a special election in the county of Marquette,"

Be now taken up;
Which was agreed to.

And the question having been put on concurring in the remaining amendments of the committee of the whole,

It was decided in the affirmative."

The said bill was then ordered to be engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Jackson moved that the House adjourn ; Which was decided in the affirmative. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Brawley, Brown, Burnett, Clapp, Crawford, Cros. well, Cruson, Dennis, Earll, Graves, Jackson, Jones, MaGone; Parker, Pole, Sheldon and Darling, (Speaker,)--17.

. 113 Those who voted in the negative were,"; . Messrs. Barstow, Fisher, Hoard, Mooers, Phelps, Thomas and Wooster-7.

So the House adjourned:

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Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding:
The journal was read and corrected.

The following message was received from the Governor; by Geo. P. Delaplaine, his Private Secretary:

"Mr. Speaker-I am directed by the Governor to inform you that he did, on the 20th inst. approve, sign and deposit in the the office of Secretary of the Territory,

,* An act for the establishment of a territorial road from Burlington, in Racine county, to Delavan, in Walworth county;' and

* An act to change the form of government of the county of Washington, and for other purposes.'"

Petitions were presented and referred as follows:

By Mr. Brawley. A petition of 150 inhabitants of the counties of Portage, Dane and Jefferson, praying for a territorial road to be altered and laid out from Columbus to Waterloo, in said Territory;

Which was referred to the committee on Roads.

By Mr. Parker. A memorial of citizens of Milwaukee county, remonstrating against a postponement of the sale of the canal lands;

Which was referred to the committee on Internal Improvements.

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THE : [Jan. 21, Also, a petition of citizens of Milwaukee county, asking for a division of said county ;

Which was referred to the select joint committee on that subject.

Also, a petition of citizens of Milwaukee county, asking for the incorporation of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Rail Road Company;

Which was referred to the committee on Internal Improvements.

By Mr. Mooers. A petition of citizens of Racine and Milwaukee counties, relative to the license laws; Which was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Mooers, The petition presented by him on the 19th inst., upon the same subject, was referred to the same committee.

Also, a petition of 11 Methodist ministers, asking for any alteration of the law regulating marriages; .: Which was referred to the committee on the Judiciary: ".

By Mr. Graves. A petition of Thomas Foulston, asking for a divorce;

Which was referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Earll. A remonstrance of F. M. Rublee and 26 others, inhabitants of the town of Elkhorn, in Walworth county, against any division of said town; • Which was referred to the committee on Corporations.

Also, a petition of citizens of Whitewater, Walworth county, relative to the late special town meeting, in said town;

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sa Which was referred to the committee on Elections..

By Mr. Barstow. A petition of citizens of Milwaukee coun: ty, asking for a division of said county ;

Which was referred to the select joint committee on that subject.

By Mr. Dennis. Several petitions of inhabitants of Dodge county, asking to have a new county furmed from parts of Jefferson and Dodge counties; i ty .

Which were, on his motion, referred to a select committee of three, consisting of Messrs. Dennis, Clapp and Billings.

By Mr. Jones. A petition of inhabitants of the town of Beloit, in the county of Rock, praying for a division of said town;

Which was referred to the committee on Corporations,

Also, a petition of inhabitants of the town of Fulton, in the county of Rock, asking to be allowed to build a bridge across Rock river, in said town; . , Which was referred to the committee on Roads...

Also, a petition of citizens of Beloit, asking a repeal of the act incorporating said village ; .

Which was referred to the committee on Corporations. ..

By Mr, Burnett. A petition of R. Templeton and 35 otha ers, asking for the passage of an act to incorporate " Rose of the Valley" lodge of Odd Fellows;

Which was referred to the committee on Corporations.

By Mr. Darling. A petition of citizens of Winnebago coun. ty, praying for the passage of a law authorizing the formation of a state government;

Which was laid on the table.

Also, a petition of inhabitants of Winnebago county, asking for the organization of a town in said county to be called Chester;

Which was referred to the committee on Corporations. Notices were given for leave to introduce bills, as follows:

By Mr. Dennis. “A bill to provide for the incorporation of religious societies."...

By Mr. Brawley. “A bill to canvass the votes of Mars quette county polled at the general election in September last for county officers.”

By Mr. Morrow. “A bill submitting the question of the sale of spirituous liquors to the qualified electors of the difa ferent towns and precincts of the several counties in the Territory."

Mr. Cruson, from the committee on Engrossed Bills, re

ported

No. 12, (H. of R.) "A bill to incorporate the city of Milwaukee ;" · No. 11, (H. of R.) "A bill to amend an act entitled can act to provide the means to pay the public debt of the Territory,' approved Feb. 24, 1845 ;" ...!

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