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concurring in the 4th, 5th, 15th, 17th and 18th amendments to said bill.

The report of the committee wis accepted, and the committee discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

Mr. Stewart moved that No. 2, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the special session of the legislative assembly for A. D. 1847," Be now taken up;

Which was agreed to. A message

froin the council, by their secretary : " Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform you that the coun. cil have receded from their vote non-concurring in the 4th, 5th, 15th, 17th and 18th amendments of this house to

No. 1, (C.) “ A bill in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislativa assembly,"

And have concurred therein; and insist on their vote nonconcurring in the 7th amendment to said bill."

Mr. Cothren, from the committee on territorial expenditures, to whom bad been referred sundry accounts against the territory, reported

“That the committee had come to the conclusion not to allow any of said accounts at this special session, and reported the same back to the house, and asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject."

The report of the committee was accepted, and the committee discharged from the further consideration of said ascounts.

No. 2, (C.) “A bill to provide for the payment of the ex. penses of the special session of the legislative assembly for A. D. 1847,"

Was taken up, And the question having been put on concurring in the report of the committee of the whole to said bill, It was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Holliday,

(The rule having been first suspended for that purpose,)

The said bill was then read the third time; passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Burns, The report of the committee of conference on No. 1, (C.) was then taken up and concurred in.

On motion of Mr. Holliday, The house adjourned until eight o'clock to-morrow morning:

WEDNESDAY, October 27, 1847.

Mr. Virgin introduced

" Resolution relative to the publication of the laws of the special session;"

Which was adopted.
A message from the council, by their secretary:

"Mr. Speaker-The council have adopted a resolution of this house entitled,

“Resolution relative to the publication of the laws of the special session.'

And have concurred in all the amendments of this house to

No. 2, (C.) • A bill to provide for the payment of the expenses of the special session, &c.'

The third with an amendment.
In which the concurrence of this house is requested.”
The
message
above mentioned was taken up,

and the amendment of the council to the amendments of the house of representatives was concurred in.

Mr. Reed, from the committee on enrollment, reported as correctly enrolled

No. 1, (C.) “ An act in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of hold. ing the annual session of the legislature ;"

Which was signed by the speaker.

Mr. Burns, from the committee on enrollment made the following report:

“The joint committe on enrollment report that they did, on to-day, present to the governor for his approval

No. 1, (C.) “An act in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislature,' and

No. 1, (C.) “Resolution relative to the payment of R. G. Spaulding.'"

Mr. Gibson presented the following statement and moved that it be placed on the journals of this house ;

Which was agreed to.

STATEMENT of Moses S. Gibson, a member of the house of

representatives as to his rote upon the "bill in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin."

My vote is recorded in the journals of this house, in the affirmative, upon the question of agreeing to the report of the select committee upon the bill entitled as above. I beg leave respectfully to state, that my vote was given in the negative upon that question, and as the rules of this house preclude its correction at this time so as to influence the result, I al. so request that this statement be recorded upon the journals of the house.

M. S. GIBSON.

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 in relation to the formation of a state government in Wisconsin, and to change the time of holding the annual session of the legislature,' and

• Resolution relative to the paymennt of R. G. Spaulding."
Mr. Reed, fro.n the committee on enrollment, reported
No. 2. (C.) “An act to provide for the payment of the ex-

penses of the special session of the legislative assembly for A. D. 1847,"

As correctly enrolled. Also-that they did, on this day, present to the governor for his signature the said above mentioned act.

Mr. Reed introduced the following resolution, which was adopted, to wit:

Resolved, That the chief clerk of this house do now inform the honorable the council, that the house of representatives has completed its business, and is now ready to adjourn, sine dic, and that a committee of three be appointed on the part of the house, to act in conjunction with a similar committee onthe part of the council, to wait upon his excellency, the gov. ernor, and inform him that the two houses of the legislative assembly are now ready to adjourn, and to ask him if he has any further communication to make to them."

The speaker appointed Messrs. Reed, Gibson, and Kinney the committee on the part of the house under said resolution.

A message from the council, by their secretary:

“Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform you that the council are now ready to adjourn without day.

And have appointed Messrs. Lovell and Turner of the committee on the part of the council to act with a similar comon the part of this house to wait upon His Excellency the Gov ernor and inform him that the two houses are ready to adjourn without day, and enquire of his Excellency whether he has any

further communication to make to them." Mr. Reed, from the committee appointed to wait upon His Excellency the Governor and inform him that the two hou. ses are now ready to adjourn, sine die, reported that the committee had discharged the duty assignd them, and were informed by him, that he had no further communication to make to them.

A message from the council by their secretary :

" Mr. Speaker-The governor has informed the council that he has this day approved, signed, and deposited in the office of the secretary of the territory,

• An act to provide for the payment of the expenses of the legislative assembly for A. D. 1847.'

Mr. Botkin introduced the following resolution, which was unanimously edopted, to wit:

Mr. Kinney being in the chair,

Resolved, That the thanks of this house be, and they are hereby tendered to the Hon. Isaac P. Walker, for the able and dignified manner in which he has discharged the duties of speaker during the present session of the legislature ; also to La Fayette Kellogg, chief clerk, and other officers of the house for the faithful manner in which they have discharged their duties during the present session." Mr. Reed moved that the house do now adjourn, sine die.

Which was agreed to. The speaker resumed the chair, and after a few remarks pronounced the house adjourned, sine die.

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