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nis, Earll, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, Mooers, Parker, Pole and Darling, (Speaker,)—14.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Brown, Burnett, Cruson, Fisher, Jones, MaGone, Morrow, Phelps, Sheldon, Thomas and Wooster,—12.

A message from the Council by their Secretary: “Mr. Speaker-The Council has concurred in all the amendments of the House to

No. 94, (C.) • A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the year 1946,'

With amendment.
In the last of which the concurrence of this House is reques-

ted."

The message from the Council was taken up, and

No. 57, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of John Anderson,”

Was read the first and second times; when

Mr. Phelps moved that said bill be referred to the committee on Corporations ;''

Which was disagreed to.

No. 94, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the year 1846,"

Was taken up; . And the question having been put on concurring in the first amendment of the Council to the amendments of the House of Representatives to said bill,

It was decided in the affirmative.

And the question having been put on concurring in the second amendment of the Council to the amendments of the House of Representatives to said bill,

It was decided in the negative. Mr. Hoard moved that the House adjourn until seven o'clock P. M.; Which was decided in the affirmative. And the ayes and noes having been called for, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Clapp, Cruson, Dennis, Earll, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, Jones, Morrow, Phelps, Pole and Sheldon,–14.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Barstow, Billings, Brawley, Crawford, Fisher, MaGone, Mooers, Parker, Thomas, Wooster and Darling, (Speaker,)--11.

So the House adjourned until 7 o'clock P. M.

SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.

A message 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 this day, approve, sign and deposit in the office of the Secretary of the Territory,

‘An act making new election districts and providing for a new apportionment of representation to the Legislative Assembly;'

, 'An act to change the time of holding courts in the 2d judicial district ;'

* An act to organize certain towns therein named, and for other purposes ;'

An act to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the selection of certain lands reserved by act of Congress for the use and support of a university in the Territory of Wisconsin;"

* An act to authorize Abraham Brawley to build a dam and boom across the Wisconsin river ;'

"An act 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;'

* An act to divide the county of Portage and organize the county of Columbia ;'

"An act to provide for the laying out of the territorial roads therein named ;' and

* Joint resolution in relation to canal funds.' A message from the Council, by their Secretary: “Mr. Speaker--I am directed to inform you that the Coun

cil recede from their second amendment to the amendments of this House to

No. 94, (C.) “ A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly for the year 1846."

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

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

Mr. Croswell in the chair.

And after some time spent therein, the committee rose and by their chairman reported the said bill back to the House without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Jackson, Said bill was laid on the table.' Mr. Croswell, from the joint conimittee on Enrollment, made the following report :

The committee on Enrolled Bills report as correctly enrolled,

“Memorial to Congress for the appropriation of Fort Howard to the Territory of Wisconsin for educational purposes ;"

"An act to incorporate the village of Prairieville ;'' : “ An act to amend the several acts of this Territory concern. ing the supreme and district courts ;"

“An act to organize school district No. 1, in the town of, Fond du Lac for special purposes ;” and

"An act to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly, for the year 1846.”

C. CROSWELL. The said acts and memorial were severally signed by the Speaker.

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

No. 32, (C.) “ A bill to incorporate the Lake Michigan and Mississippi Rail Road Company;"

Mr. Crawford in the chair.
And after some time spent therein, rose, and by their chair:

man reported progress on the bill, and asked leave to sit again thereon. Leave was granted.

A message 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 this day, approve, sign and deposit in the office of the Secretary of the Territory,

• Memorial to Congress for the appropriation of Fort Howard to the Territory of Wisconsin for educational purposes.'

A message from the Council, by their Secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-The Governor has informed the Council that he did, on this day, approve, sign and deposite in the office of the Secretary of the Territory :

• An act to incorporate the village of Madison ;'

* An act to provide for the payment to John Catlin, of interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds;

• An act relative to the support of the poor in Racine county ?

"An act to provide for the payment of Moses M. Strong's account against the Territory ;'

An act to incorporate the Rochester Cemetery Company;' . "An act to authorize religious societies to lease or sell their real estate ;'

* An act to authorize school district No. 3, in the school town of Snake Hollow, in the county of Grant, to levy a tax for the purpose of building a school house;'

"An act to authorize school district No. 16, in Dane county, to levy a tax to build a school house ;'

• An act to vacate certain streets in the village of Geneva ;'

* An act to provide the means for the payment of the interest on certain liquidated territorial bonds therein named ;'

* An act to amend an act entitled 'an act to provide for the payment to the couuty of Dane the sum therein mentioned,' approved Feb, 22d, 1845;'

Resolution relative to the extinguishment of the Indian title to the lands north of the Fox river ;' and

• Joint resolution instructing the Superintendent of Territorial Property to perform certain duties.'"

· A message from the Governor, by George P. Delaplaine, Esq., his Private Secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-I am directed by His Excellency, the Governor to deliver to the House of Representatives a message in writing.”

The said message was then taken up and read as follows, to wit: “ To the House of Representatives :

"I respectfully invite your attention to the proceedings of a meeting held at the town of Muscoday, in Grant county, on the 1st inst., from which it appears that a fatal conflict has taken place between the citizens of this Territory and the Winnebago Indians.

"I would recommend that a memorial from the Legislative Assembly be forwarded to the Hon. Secretary of War asking that a corps of United States dragoons be ordered to this Territory for the protection of our frontier settlements.

“HENRY DODGE. "Executive DEPARTMENT, Feb. 3, 1846." Communication referred to in the foregoing message:

SUNDAY Night, Feb. 1st, 1846, X

MUSCODAY, Grant county, W. T. I To His Excellency, Henry Dodge, Governor Wisconsin Terri. tory :

Sir-The citizens of this prairie and the surrounding country having been for the last several months annoyed and harrassed by the depredations of the Winnebago Indians, and submitted to their bullying and insults, have at length been forced to the dernier resort-to take up arms for our own protection. This evening a skirmish took place between the Indians and the citizens, in which four of the former were severely if not mortally wounded ; and from the known character of the Indians, we may naturally expect more serious consequences to ensue.

A true and correct statement of the occurrences of the day is substantially as follows:

A number of the Indians came down the north side of the Wisconsin river to Capt. Smith's and stole his canoe. He

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