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Mr. Brawley moved to amend the 14th section by striking out all after the word “shall” to the word "and," in the 20th line, and insert in lieu thereof the words “be a resident of the county at the time of the election ;'! ..

Which was decided in the negative.

Mr. Brawley moved to amend by striking out the word “white," wherever it occurs in said bill;

Which was decided in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Brawley, Fisher, Graves, Jackson, Morrow, Parker, Sheldon, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)-10.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Billings, Brown, Burnett, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Cruson, Dennis, Earll, Hoard, Jones, MaGone, Mooers, Phelps, Pole and Thomas-16.

Mr. Morrow moved to amend by inserting after the word “such,” in the 18th line of section 1st, the words, " And all Indians that have been declared citizens of the United States by special act of Congress ;"'

, Which was decided in the negative. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Barstow, Croswell, Dennis, Earll, Graves, Hoard, Mooers, Morrow, Parker, Thomas, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)—12.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Billings, Brawley, Brown, Burnett, Clapp, Craw. ford, Cruson, Fisher, Jackson, Jones, MaGone, Phelps, Pole and Sheldon,-14.

Mr. Burnett moved to amend by inserting in the 8th line of the 1st section, after the word “such," the following words: “ According to the laws of the United States on the subject of naturalization;"

Which was agreed to.
Mr. Croswell demanded the previous question.
And the question having been put,
“Shall the main question be now put ?!!
It was decided in the affirmative.

· The question was then put on ordering the bill to its third reading,

And was decided in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Dennis, Earll, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Mooers, Parker, Phelps, Sheldon, Thomas and Wooster—17.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Brawley, Brown, Burnett, Cruson, Fisher, Jones, Morrow, Pole and Darling, (Speaker,)-9.

Mr. Billings moved that the bill be read the third time now by its title ;

Which was agreed to. The question then recurred on the passuge of the bill, And having been put, 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, Clapp, Crawford, Croswell, Den nis, Earll, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Mooers, Parker, Phelps, Sheldon, Thomas and Wooster,–17.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Brawley, Brown, Burnett, Cruson, Fisher, Jones, Morrow, Pole and Darling, (Speaker,)-9.

The title of said bill was then agreed to. Mr. MaGone moved to re-consider the vote by which said bill was passed ; • Which was decided in the negative.

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

The joint committee on Enrollment report that they did, on this day, to wit. the 24th day of January, A. D. 1846, present the following bills and memorial to the Governor for his approval, to wit:

“An act to amend the election law concerning justices of the peace, and for other purposes ;"!

"An act to amend an act concerning divorce ;" and ·

“ A memorial to Congress on the subject of certain mail routes."

JOHN CATLIN, 1 of the joint commil.
NOAH PHELPS, I ice on Cnrollment.

On motion of Mr. Burnett, The House adjourned.

MONDAY, January 26, 1816.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
The Journal was read and corrected.
Petitions were presented and referred as follows, to wit :

By Mr. Cruson. A petition of inhabitants of Grant county, . asking for a rail road from Milwaukee to the Mississippi ;

Which was referred to the committee on Internal Improvements.

By Mr. MaGone. A remonstrance of citizens of the town of Milwaukee against constructing a bridge across the Milwaukee river;

Laid on the table.

Also, a remonstrance of inhabitants of Milwaukee county, against a division of said county ;

Laid on the table.

By Mr. Pole. A petition of citizens of Iowa county, asking for a division of said county ;

Laid on the table.

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

Laid on the table.

By Mr. Phelps. A petition of inhabitants of the county of Green, asking for an alteration in the territorial road from

Madison to the State line of Illinois ;

Referred to the committee on Roads.

By Mr. Brawley. A petition of citizens of Portage county, praying for a division of said county ;

Referred to the committee on Corporations. .

By Mr. Earll. A petition of Adam E. Ray and 59 others, asking the passage of a law, vacating a part of a certain territorial road therein named ;

Referred to the committee on Roads,

By Mr. Darling. A petition of school district No. 2, in Sheboygan county, asking for authority to levy a tax;

Referred to the committee on Schools.

Mr. Brown, agrecably to previous notice, and by leave, introduced

No. 51, (11. of R.) “A bill to authorize Abraham Brawley to build a dam and boom across the Wisconsin river;

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. Hoard, agrecably to previous notice, and by leave, introduced

No.52, (H. of R.) “ A bill to authorize Jemison Hamilton to build and maintain a bridge across the Peckatonica river at New Bedford, in Iowa county;"

Which was read the first and second times.

Mr. MaGone, from the committee on Corporations, to which the subject had been referred, reported

No.53, (H. of R.) “ A bill to incorporate certain towns therein named ;" and

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

No, 54, (H. of R.) “A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the government of the several towns in this Territory, for the revision of county government and for other purposes ;' ” Which was read the first and second times, and

On motion of Mr. Billings, 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. Croswell, from the committee on Schools, to which the petition of H, Caulkins and others, in relation to the payment of taxes had been referred, made the following report:

The committee to whom was referred the petition of Hiram Caulkins, and forty-six others of Green county, praying for an amendment of the laws in order that nothing but specie or orders regularly drawn on the school fund shall be received in payment of taxes, would respectfully report that they have had the same under consideration, and have come to the conclusion that as the laws now provide that gold and silver only is a legal tender in the payment of debts, any legislation on the subject is unnecessary, and therefore report adverse to the prayer of the petitioners and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

'C. CROSWELL. MADISON, January 26, 1846.

Also from the same.committee to which the communication from his Excellency, the Governor, on the subject of the trespassers on the University lands had been referred, reported

No. 8, (H. of R.) “Resolution relating to trespassers on the University lands;"

Which was read the first and second times,

Mr. MaGone gave notice that on some future day he would ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the city of Milwaukee to levy a special tax for the continuation of a certain street therein named.

The following resolution introduced by Mr. Thomas on Saturday last, was taken up and adopted :

Resolved, That the 39th standing rule of this House be so altered that nine o'clock, A. M. shall be the stated time of the meeting of the House for the remainder of the present session."

On motion of Mr. Mooers, The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the general file of bills;

And after some time spent therein the Secretary of the Council was announced, when the Speaker took the chair and the following message was received, to wit :

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