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No. 82, (C.) “A bill to incorporate the Sheboygan and Mississippi Rail Road Company;"

No. 83, (C.) "A bill to incorporate the Milwaukee, Janesville and Mississippi Rail Road Company;" and

No. 93, (C.) “ A bill in relation to common schools in the city of Milwaukee ;"

Were read the first and second times.
The amendments of the Council to

No. 57, (H. of R.) "A bill defining the time for taking appeals from the vote of school meetings, and for other purposes,

Were concurred in, and the amendments of the Council to the amendments of the House to

No, 79, (C.) “A bill making appropriations out of the Territorial Treasury to pay certain debts therein named,"

Were concurred in.

No. 70, (C.) “A bill relative to the support of the poor in Racine county;"

Was taken up and the House receded from the last amendment thereto, and refused to recede from the first and second amendments.

Mr. Phelps, from the commmittee on Enrollment, reported as correctly enrolled,

"A bill to incorporate the Carrollton Manufacturing Company at Ormsbeeville, Wisconsin;" Which was signed by the Speaker.

On motion of Mr. Billings,
The House adjourned until three o'clock, P. M.

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M.

Mr. Cruson, from the committee on Engrossed Bills reported as correctly engrossed,

No. 69, (H. of R.) "A bill to organize school district No. 1, in the town of Fond du Lac for special purposes."

Mr. Sheldon moved that

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No. 36, (H. of R.) “A bill to repeal the limitation of suits for the recovery of lands forfeited for taxes ;"

Be now taken up;
Which was agreed to, and

On motion of Mr. MaGone, The House resolved itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of said bill.

Mr. Billings in the chair.

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

The amendments of the committee of the whole were then concurred in; and

The said bill was ordered to be engrossed for its third reading

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

No. 63, (H. of R.) “A bill to provide ways and means to accomplish certain ents;"

Reported the same back to the House with amendments;
Which were read the second time.
A message from the Council, by their Secretary :
"Mr. Speaker--The Council have passed

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

With amendments;
In which the concurrence of this House is requested.

No.68, (H. of R.) “A bill to authorize school district No.1, in the school town of Wisconsin, in Grant county, to levy an additional tax for paying a debt incurred in building a school house;' and

No. 50, (H. of R.) 'A bill to divide the county of Portage and organize the county of Columbia ;"

Without amendments. And

No. 6, (II. of R.) Memorial to Congress for an appropriation for a road from Manitowoc to intersect the road from Green Bay to Fond du Lac;'

With amendments;
In which the concurrence of this House is requested.

No. 7, (H. of R.) 'Memorial to Congress for the appropriation of Fort Howard to the Territory of Wisconsin for educational purposes ;'

With an amendment to the title thereof;
In which the concurrence of this House is requested."

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

The joint committee on Enrollment report as correctly en rolled,

“ An act repealing an act which vacated an alley in Southport;"

"An act to authorize the collector of the town of Hudson. to collect certain taxes ;''

"An act defining the time for taking appeals from the vote of school' meetings, and for other purposes ;''

“ An act to provide for and regulating the action of replevin before justices of the peace ;"

“ An act relating to the county of St. Croix;"

"An act to authorize Jemison Hamilton to build and maintain a bridge across the Pecatonica river, at New Bedford ;?",

A act to submit to the inhabitants of the counties of Jefferson and Dodge the question of the division of said counties;"

“ An act to organize certain towns therein named ;">

• An act to authorize school district No. 2, in Sheboygan county, to levy a tax for finishing a school house;":

“A memorial to Congress on the subject of the reserved mineral lands ;"

“Resolution concerning a light house on Grassy Island near the mouth of Fox river ;” and

“ Joint resolution providing for the payment to William W. Brown out of the canal funds the sum therein named.”

NOAH PHELPS,

Of the joint committee of the House. The said acts, memorial and resolutions were severally signed by the Speaker.

Mr. Phelps, from the same committee, also made the following report :

The joint committee on Enrollment report that they did, on this day, to wit, the 2d day of February, A. D. 1846, present to the Governor for his approval, the following bills. and memorial; to wit:

“An act to incorporate Beloit College;" “ An act to organize certain towns in Jefferson county;" "An act relating to bridges in the city of Milwaukee ;"

"An act to provide for the payment of J. Gillett Knapp's account against the Territory;"

“An act to authorize certain counties to levy a special tax;".

An act fixing the salaries of the Auditor and Treasurer of the Territory;"

“ An act to provide for the payment of Horatio N. Well's account against the Territory,"

“An act authorizing proceedings in chancery against corporations ;"".

“ An act to provide for the payment of the claim of Edward V. Whiton against the Territory;"

“ An act to incorporate the town of Potosi ;"

"An act to change the form of government in the county of Dane;"

"An act relating to certain streets in the city of Milwaukee;"

" An act to incorporate the Lisbon and Milwaukee Plank Road Company;"

" An act to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the government of the several towns in this Territory, for the revi. sion of county government and for other purposes ;'”

"An act to incorporate the Carrollton Manufacturing Company of Ormsbeeville, Wisconsin;" and

“A memorial to the Congress of the United States relating to a road from Prairie du Chein to La Pointe."

JOHN CATLIN, 1 Of' the joint commit

NOAH PHELPS, tee on Enrollment, Mr. Burnett moved that

The House resolve itself into committee of the whole for the consideration of

No. 63, (H. of R.) “A bill to provide the ways and means to accomplish certain ends ;">

Which was agreed to.
Mr. Morrow in the chair.

And after some time spent therein, the committee rose and by their chairman reported the same back to the House with the amendment as reported by the committee on Corporations.

The amendment of the committee of the whole was concurred in, and

Said bill was then ordered to be engrossed for its third reading The

message of the Council was then taken up, and the folowing entitled bills and resolutions were read the first and sec. ond times, to wit:

No, 14, (C.) “ Resolution relative to the offices of the Au. ditor and Treasurer of the Territory;" and

No. 78, (C.) “A bill for the relief of the stockholders of the Wisconsin Marine and Fire Insurance Company."

No. 3, (H. of R.) "A bill to change the time of holding courts in certain counties in the second judicial district*;"

Was then taken up and the amendments of the Council concurred in.

No. 9, (H. of R.) “ Joint resolution in relation to canal funds;"

Was taken up, when

Mr. Dennis moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words “Milwaukee and Rock River Canal Company," and insert “ the canal lands ;"

Which was agreed to.

Mr. Burnett moved further to amend the amendment of the Council by striking out the words " Territory of Wisconsin," and insert the words to the Governor and his successors in office for the use of the Territory or State of Wisconsin ;" ,

Which was agreed to.

The question then recurred on concurring in the amend. ments of the Council as amended ;

And having been put,
It was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Cruson, from the committee on Engrossed Bills, reported as correctly engrossed,

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