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(H. 20.) “ An act to pay Rufus Campbell the sum therein mentioned," to the committee on Finance.

Mr. Butler introduced the following resolution :

Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to enquire whether any legislation is necessary in order to entitle the county of Lamoille to a Senator in 1841, and report by bill or otherwise.

Which was read and passed.

Mr. Miner, to whom was referred the resolutions introduced by Mr. Butler, relative to a United States Bank, reported the opinion of the majority of the committee, that the same ought not to pass.

Mr. Butler, from the same committee, reported the opinion of the minority thereof, that the same ought to pass.

And on the question, Shall the resolutions pass ? the yeas and nays, having been demanded by Mr. Eaton of Washington, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative, are,
Messrs. Butler and Eaton of Washington-2.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. Bates, Bemis, Bottum, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Eaton of Franklin, Fletcher, Foster, Gilson, Harvey, Marsh, Miner, Morse, Norton, Palmer, Russell, Short, Swift, Tównsley, Wheatley, Wheelock and Wooster23. So the resolutions were lost.

On motion of Mr. Wooster, The Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 1840. (S. 20.) The engrossed bill entitled "an act to repeal part of the first section of chapter thirteen, of the act regulating and governing the militia,” and

(s. 33.) “An act altering the names of certain persons," Were severally read the third time and passed."

(H. 64.) The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled "an act to amend chapter eighty-two of the Revised Statutes," was read the third time and passed.

(S. 34.) Mr. Adams introduced a bill entitled "an act relating to the militia,”'

Which was read the first and second times, and on his motion, referred to a select committee of three.

The President appointed Mr. Adams, Mr. Chipman, and Mr. Eaton of Washington, as such committee.

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On motion of Mr. Harvey, Leave of absence was granted to him, from the service of the Senate, from and after to-morrow morning.

(S. 35.) Mr. Eaton of Washington introduced a bill, entitled “an act granting a premium on woven silk;"

Which was read the first and second times, and referred to the committee on Manufactures.

Mr. Wheatley introduced the following resolution:

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives be requested, to use their influence to prevent the transportation of the United States mail on the Sabbath. Which was read, and,

On motion of Mr. Butler, Laid on the table.

(H. 69.) Mr. Crawford, from the committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled “an act authorizing the Governor to loan to the town of Alburgh, fifteen muskets," reported the same without amendment.

And the question, Shall the bill be read the third time? was decided in the negative.

(H. 56.) Mr. Russell, from the committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled “an act granting a ferry to Sally Sowles," reported the same without amendment. And it was read the third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Gilson, Ordered, That the President appoint a chairman of the committee on Manufactures, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the absence of Mr. Waterman.

The President appointed Mr. Norton.

(H. 30.) Mr. Wooster, from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled "an act relating to evidence," reported the same with a proposal to amend by striking out the third section thereof.

Which amendment was adopted by the Senate, and the bill was Ordered, To be read the third time. (H. 67.) Mr. Norton, from the committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives entitled “an act to pay Edward H. Aikin the sum therein mentioned," reported the same without amendment.

And it was read the third time and passed.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their Clerk:

MR. PRESIDENT: The House have passed a resolution for a joint assembly to elect a Major General and a Brigadier General ; ,

Also bills of the following titles :
(H. 55.) “ An act granting a ferry to Tabor I. Sewell," and

H. 57.) “An act granting a ferry to Joseph Mott, Joseph M. Mott, and Danforth Mott,” in which they ask the concurrence of the Senate.

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(S. 31.) The engrossed bill entitled “ an act to amend the 63d section of chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes" was read the third time, and,

On motion of Mr. Miner,
Amended, by striking out the proviso to the second section, and
The bill, as amended, passed.

(H. 55.) Mr. Russell, from the committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives entitled “an act granting a ferry to Tabor I. Sewell,” reported the same without amendment, and

On motion of Mr. Bottum,
Ordered, That said bill be laid on the table.

(S. 35.) Mr. Palmer, from the committee on Manufactures, to whom was referred the bill entitled “an act granting a premium on woven silk," reported the same without amendment, and On motion of Mr. Norton,

huis It was recommitted.

ES Mr. Wooster, from the committee to whom were referred the resolutions from the States of Maine and Indiana, reported that, in the opinion of the committee, no legislation is necessary thereon.

(H. 57.) Mr. Bottum, from the committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled "an act granting a ferry to Joseph Mott, Joseph M. Mott, and Danforth Mott," reported the same without amendment, and it was

Ordered, To be read the third time.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Washburn, their Assistant Clerk:

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House concur with the Senate in their amendment to the resolution for a joint assembly to elect a Major General and a Brigadier General:

Also, in passing a resolution relative to the exchange of reports:

(H. 64.) Also, in the amendment of the Senate to the bill entitled “an act to amend chapter 82 of the Revised Statutes."

(S. 23.) Mr. Clark, from the committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled "an act to pay Moses L. Church the sum therein mentioned,” reported the same without amendment, and it was laid on the table.

(S. 36.) Mr. Foster, from the committee on so much of the Governor's message as relates to a geological survey of the State, reported a bill entitled "an act relating to a geological survey of the State,"

Which was read the first and second times, and laid on the table.

(S. 29.) Mr. Crawford, from the committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled "an act to pay Jeremiah Bushee the sum therein mentioned,” reported adversely to the passage of the same, and it was indefinitely postponed.

(S. 24.) Mr. Crawford, from the same committee, reported adversely to the passage of the bill entitled “an act to pay William C. Fox the sum therein mentioned,” and it was indefinitely postponed.

(H. 41.) The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill from the House entitled “an act to incorporate the Readsboro' Manufacturing Company."

Mr. Butler proposed to amend the same by adding the following section:

“ Sec. All the bonds, notes, promises, or agreements, which shall be made and executed by said corporation, shall be deemed and holden to be the joint contract, promise, or agreement, of the individual members of said ' corporation; and whenever any judgment shall have been obtained against said corporation, and execution shall thereupon issue, and demand thereof shall be made by the officer holding the same in the manner now pointed out by law, if the same shall not be duly paid or property turned out sufficient to satisfy the same, it shall be the duty of such officer, and he is hereby empowered, to proceed and levy such execution on the goods, chattels, or estate, of any one or more of the individual members or stockholders of said corporation, or who have been members or stockholders of said corporation within one year from the time of said levy, and proceed to the collection of said execution in the same manner as if said judgment had been rendered against such members or stockholders by name." And, .

On motion of Mr. Miner,
The bill and amendment were indefinitely postponed.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their Clerk:

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House have passed a bill (H. 50) entitled “an act relating to banks;"

In which they ask the concurrence of the Senate.

(H. 50.) The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled "an act relating to banks," was read the first and second times, and referred to the committee on Banks.

(H. 30.) The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill from the House, entitled “ an act relating to evidence," and it was read the third time and

passed.

(S. 21.) Mr. Butler called up the bill entitled “ an act relating to banks," and, on his motion, it was referred to the committee on Banks.

On motion of Mr. Miner, Ordered, That when the Senate adjourn, it adjourn to meet at half past six o'clock, this evening.

The Senate adjourned.

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