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No. 6, (H. of R.) “Resolution instructing the Superintendent of Territorial Property to procure a room for an armory.”

No. 4, (H. of R.) “A memorial to Congress upon the subject of a penitentiary;"?

No. 31, (C.) “A bill to authorize certain counties to levy a special tax;"

No. 32, (C.) "A bill to incorporate Carroll College;" and

No. 4, (C.) “A memorial to Congress on the subject of a collection district and a port of entry;"

With amendments to each,

And also reported progress on the general file of bills, and asked leave to sit again thereon, Leave was granted.'

On motion of Mr. MaGone, i
No. 25, (C.) was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Morrow,
No. 31, (C.) was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Moores,
No. 32, (C.) was referred to the committee on Corporations.

The amendments to bill No. 38, (H. of R.) resolution No. 6, (H, of R.) and memorial No. 4 (C.) were concurred in; and

Bills Nos. 34, 35, 37, 38, 39, and resolution No. 6, (H. of R.) were ordered to be engrossed for a third reading; and

Memorial No 4, (C.) and bills Nos. 20, 29 and 34, (C.) were ordered to their third reading,

And the question having been put on concurring in the amendments of the committee to memorial No. 4, (H. of R.)

It was decided in the negative.

The said memorial was then ordered to be engrossed for a third reading

The communication from the Governor was taken up and read, and

On motion of Mr. Burnett, It was referred to the committee on Territorial Affairs. A message from the Council, by their Secretary: “ Mr. Speaker--The Council have passed ..., No.7, (C.) “ Memorial to Congress for an appropriation to

complete the improvement of the steamboat landing at Potosi, on the Mississippi river in Wisconsin ;” and

No. 2. (H. of R.) “A bill to amend the election law concerning justices of the peace ;" With amendments, In which the concurrence of this House is requested. Also,

No. 31, (H. of R.) “A bill to construe an act to amend an act of the Statutes of 1839, entitled an act concerning the supreme and district courts.'"

On motion of Mr. Brown, The House adjourned.

Friday, January 23, 1846.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
The journal was read and corrected.
Petitions were presented and referred as follows:

By Mr. Wooster. A petition of citizens of Yorkville, in Racine county, asking for a division of said town;

Referred to the committee on Corporations.

By Mr. Burnett. A remonstrance of citizens of Grant county against a division of said county ;

Referred to the select committee on that subject.

By Mr. Crawford. A remonstrance of citizens of the county of Milwaukee, against any division of said county ;

Which was laid on the table.

By Mr.:MaGone. Two remonstrances of citizens of Milwaukee county, against any division of said county;

Which were laid on the table.
Also, a petition of citizens of Milwaukee county, asking

for the passage of an act of incorporation for a rail road company;

Which was referred to the committee on Internal Improvements.

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

Which was laid on the table.. .

By Mr. Earll. A petition of citizens of Walworth county, asking for the passage of a law authorizing the people to vote on the question of a State Government in Wisconsin;

Which was laid on the table.

By Mr. Sheldon. Two petitions of inhabitants of Milwaukee county asking that the question of license to sell ardent spirits may be submitted to the people;

Which were laid on the table.

By Mr. Jones. A petition of citizens of the town of Union, asking for a division of said town ;

Also, a petition of inhabitants of the town of Beloit, asking for a division of said town; and

A remonstrance of citizens of Beloit; against any division of said town;

Which were referred to the committee on Corporations.

By Mr. Morrow. A petition of citizens of Fond du Lac, asking for a territorial road from near Calumet village, in said county, to the Sheboygan and Fond du Lac road;

Which was reserred to the committee on Roads.

By Mr. Wooster. A petition of inhabitants of Racine county, asking the passage of a law authorizing the people to vote on the question of a State Government;

Which was laid on the table."

Mr. Burnett gave notice, that on some future day, he would ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to incorporate the village of Fairplay,' approved February 24, 1845. Mr. Brown, by leave, introduced resolution

No.7, (H. of R.) “ Resolution for the appointment of a committee to examine the bank of Mineral Point ;

Which was adopted.
Mr. Parker, from the committee on Agriculture and Manu-

factures, to whom the subject had been referred, reported · No. 42, (H. of R.) “A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to amend an act to establish the rate of toll for grinding ;"'

Which was read the first and second times,

And on his motion the rule requiring bills, &c. to be printed before being acted on in committee of the whole, was dispensed with in reference to this bill.

The report of the committee was accepted and the committee were discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

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

No. 4, (H. of R.) “ Memorial to Congress upon the subject, of a Penitentiary;"

No. 6, (H. of R.) “A resolution instructing the Superintendent of Territorial Property to procure a room for an armory;"

No. 35, (H. of.R.) "A bill to authorize school district No. 5, in the town of Elkhorn, Walworth county, to renew a tax warrant;"

No. 34, (H. of R.) “A bill to authorize school district No. 1, in Sheboygań county, to levy a tax for building a school house;"

No. 37, (H. of R.) “ A bill to legalize the acts of the officers therein named ;

No. 39, (H. of R.) “A bill for the benefit of Abelbert H. Bishop ;"

No. 38, (H. of R.) “A bill to provide for laying out a terrial road from Comb's settlement in Richland county to Kickapoo copper mines ;"

As correctly engrossed.

A message from the Governor, by Geo. P. Delaplaine, his Private Secretary:

" Mr. Speaker—I am directed by his Excellency the Governor to deliver to this House a message in writing.” ..

Said message was then taken up and read, as follows:

"To the House of Representatives:

You will receive hereivith a letter addressed me from A. Hy

att Smith, Esq. Attorney General of the Territory, on the subject of unauthorized settlements on the University Lands.

I respectfully recommend that the Attorney General may be authorized by law to take the proper legal steps to prosecute all intruders on the lands referred to.

Respectfully,

HENRY DODGE, EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, /

January 22, 1846.

Mr. Jackson moved that said communicatior be referred to the committee on the Judiciary;

Which was disagreed to.

Mr. Earll moved to refer the same to the committee on Schools;

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Billings, from the select committee to which the subject had been referred, reported

No. 43, (H. of R.) “A bill to provide for the organization of the county of Jackson and for other purposes ;"

Which was read the first and second times,
And, on his motion,

The rule requiring bills, &c. to be printed before being acted upon in committee of the whole, was dispensed with in reference to this bill.

Mr. Earll, from the committee on the Judiciary, to which the subject had been referred, reported as a substitute for bills No. 18 and 41 (H. of R.)

No. 44, (H. of R.) “ A bill to provide for the canvassing the votes cast at the General election held the fourth Monday in September 1845, in the county of Marquette ;” Which was read the first and second times, And on his motion,

The rule requiring bills, &c. to be printed before being acted on in committee of the whole, was dispensed with in reference to this bill.

The Message of the Council of yesterday was then taken up, and

No. 7, (C.) “ Memorial to Congress for an appropriation to

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