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(H. 50.) Mr. Townsley, from the committee on Banks, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives entitled “an act relating to Banks,” reported the same, and

The Senate, as in committee of the whole, considered the same; and having finished the consideration thereof, the committee rose and reported the same with amendments, as follows:

In the 16th section, to strike out all after the word “ property," and insert the words “which shall have come into its possession in the ordinary collection of its debts.”

In the 24th section, to insert the words “at that city” between the words "shall” and “uniformly,” in the proviso.

In the 24th section, to strike out the word “thirty," and insert the word “ten," in the proviso.

Which amendments were adopted by the Senate.

Mr. Miner moved to amend the 2d section, by adding thereto the following amendment:

“And no bank shall continue to make loans or discounts for a larger space than two years after commencing business under such act of incorporation, unless the whole of the capital stock allowed in the charter shall have been paid in, subject to the provisions of the succeeding section.”

Which amendment was adopted.

Mr. Marsh asked leave of absence from and after to-morrow morning, which was granted.

(H. 50.) Mr. Adams moved to strike out the proyiso of the 24th section, and he having demanded the yeas and nays on the question, they stood as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Adams, Butler, Eaton of Washington, Foster, Marsh, and Russell.-6.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Bates, Bottum, Chipman, Clark, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Eaton of Franklin, Fletcher, Howe, Miner, Morse, Palmer, Short, Swift, Townsley, Wheatley, Wheelock, and Wooster.-19.

So the motion was lost.

Mr. Butler inoved to strike out all aster the word “annum," in the 15th section, and he having demanded the yeas and nays on the question, they stood as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Adams, Bates, Butler, Crawford, Dean, Eaton of Franklin, Eaton of Washington, Foster, Howe, Palmer, Russell, and Wheatley.-12.

Those who voted in the negative are, *Messrs. Bottum, Chipman, Clark, Dana, Fletcher, Marsh, Miner, Morse, Short, Swift, Townsley, Whec'ark, and Wooster.-13.

So the motion was lost.

Mr. Butler moved to amend the bill by striking out the words “If the,". at the commencement of the 40th section, and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ each and every board of”—also by striking out the words to the amount and with the security required in the 10th section of this act," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “in double the amount of the capital stock of said bank”—also by striking out the words “while such directors are in office;" and he having demanded the yeas and nays on the question, they stood as follows:

T'hose Senators who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Butler, Eaton of Washington, and Foster.-3. Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Adams, Bates, Bottum, Chipman, Clark, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Eaton of Franklin, Fletcher, Foster, Howe, Marsh, Miner, Morse, Palmer, Russe!), Short, Swift, Townsley, Wheatley, Wheelock, and Wooster.--23.

So the amendment was lost.

Mr. Adams moved to strike out the 40th section of the bill, and he having demanded the yeas and nays on the question, they stood as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Adams, Butler, Chipman, Eaton of Washington, Foster, Palmer, and Russell.—7.

Those who voted in the negative arc, Messrs. Bates, Bottum, Clark, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Eaton of Franklin, Fletcher, Howe, Marsh, Miner, Morse, Short, Swift, Townsley, Wheatley, Wheelock, and Wooster.-18.

So the motion was lost. Mr. Butler moved to strike out the 34th section, and he having demanded the yeas and nays on the questi n, they stood as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Adams, Bates, Butler, Chipman, Crawford, Dean, Eaton of Frank-
Jin, Eaton of Washington, Fletcher, Foster, Howe, Miner, Palmer, Russell,
Short, Wheatley, Wheelock, and Wooster.--18.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Bottum, Cluk, Dana, Marsh, Morse, Swist, and Townsley.-7.
So the motion prevailed.
The bill was ordered to be read the third time, oni

On motion of Mr. Palmer,
The Senate adjourned.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 28, 1840. (S. 34.) Mr. Adams, from the select committee to whom was referred the bill entitled "an act relating to the militia,” reported the same without amendment, and it was

Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time. (H. 57.) The bill from the House of Representatives entitled “ an act granting a ferry to Joseph Mott, Joseph M. Mott, and Danforth Mott," was read the third time and passed.

(8.35.) Mr. Palmer, from the committee on Manufactures, to whom was recommitted the bill entitled “ an act granting a premium on woven silk," reported the same with amendments, which were adopted, and it was

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read the third time. Mr. Adams, from the committee on Finance, to whom was referred the resolution from the House of Representatives, relative to paying the State debts, reported that the same ought to pass, and it passed.

Mr. Bates, from the committee on Elections, to whom was referred the resolution of Mr. Butler, relative to any Senators holding any office under the General Government, reported that the committee have been unable to ascertain that any Senator so holds any office.

(H. 50.) The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill entitled "an act relating to banks," and the rule was suspended, and it was read the third time.

Mr. Foster moved to recommit the bill, for a special amendment to section 24, providing for the redemption of bills in Boston and New York.

And on the question “Will the Senate recommit for this purpose ?” the yeas and nays being demanded by Mr. Foster, were as follows: Those who voted in the affirmative are,

walan Messrs. Adams, Chipman, Eaton of Franklin, Eaton of Washington, Fletcher, Foster, Norton, Swift, and Wooster.-9.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Bates, Bottum, Clark, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Gilson, Howe, Miner, Morse, Palmer, Russell, Townsley, Wheatley, and Wheelock.-15.

So the amendment was lost

On the question “Shall the bill pass p» the yeas and nays having been demanded by Mr. Dana, were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Bates, Bottum, Chipman, Clark, Crawford, Dana, Dean, Eaton of
Franklin, Fletcher, Gilson, Howe, Miner, Morse, Norton, Palmer, Russell,
Short, Swift, Townsley, Wheatley, Wheelock, and Wooster.-22.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Adams, Butler, Eaton of Washingten, and Foster.-4.
So the bill passed.

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

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House concur with the Senate in passing a bill (S. 26) entitled “ an act granting to Sally Fuller a premium on woven silk;"

(H. 30.) And also in the amendment of the Senate to the bill entitled u an act relating to evidence."

The House have passed a resolution for a joint assembly to elect a Brigadier General ; and bills of the following titles, in which they ask the concurrence of the Senate:

(H. 98.) “An act granting a ferry to Azem Niles," A . (H. 12.) “An act in addition to section 14, Chapter 26, of the Revised Statutes;

(H. 68.) “An act to pay John Brill the sum therein mentioned;"

(H. 90.) “An act to pay Lawrence Brainerd and others the sum therein mentioned;"

(H. 108.) “An act in addition to an act regulating and governing the militia of this State;"

(H. 106.) “An act laying a tax on the lands in Readsboro';" (H. 104.) “An act to pay George A. Allen the sum therein mentioned;" (H. 75.) “An act relating to the sale of intoxicating drinks ;" , (H. 76.) “An act annexing part of Monroe to Walden;" (H. 102.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Caledonia ;" (H. 101.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Rutland;" and (H. 103.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Vergennes."

The bills from the House of Representatives, above mentioned, were severally read the first and second times, and referred as follows:

(H. 101.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Rutland," (H. 102.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Caledonia," and ¡H. 103.) “An act extending the charter of the Bank of Vergennes," To the committee on Banks. (H. 68.) “An act to pay John Brill the sum therein mentioned," (H. 104.) “An act to pay George A. Allen the sum therein mentioned,"

and

(H. 90.) “An act to pay Lawrence Brainerd and others the sum therein mentioned,"

To the committee on Claims.
(H. 75.) “An act relating to the sale of intoxicating drinks,"

H. 76.) "An act annexing part of Monroe to Walden," and (H. 12.) “An act in addition to section 14, chapter 26, of the Revised Statutes,

To the committee on the Judiciary.
(H. 98.) “An act granting a ferry to Azem Niles,"
To the committee on Roads and Canals.
(H. 106.) "An act laying a tax on the lands in Readsboro',”
To the committee on Land Taxes.

(H. 108.) “An act in addition to an act regulating and governing the militia of this State,"

To the committee on Military Affairs.
A resolution from the House of Representatives, as follows:

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the two Houses meet in joint assembly, on Thursday next, at 3 o'clock P. M., to elect a Brigadier General, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of Brig. Gen. John Nason. Which was read and passed.

On motion of Mr. Morse, He was excused from the service of the Senate, from and after to-morrow morning.

On motion of Mr. Crawford, He was excused from the service of the Senate, from and after to-morrow morning.

(S. 37.) Mr. Miner, from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the resolution introduced by Mr. Butler, relative to a Senator from

Lamoille County, reported a bill entitled "an act apportioning Senators
among the several counties in this State,"
Which was read the first and second times, and
Ordered, To be engrossed and read the third time.
(S. 36.) Mr. Eaton of Franklin called up the bill entitled “an act relat-
ing to a geological survey of the State,” and the rule requiring the same
to be engrossed was suspended,

And the bill was read the third time and passed.
The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

Mr. Gilson, from the committee on bills, reported that the following bills have this day been presented to the Governor, for his approval and signature:

(H. 56.) “An act granting a ferry to Sally Sowles." (H. 66.) “An act laying a tax on the lands in Worcester.” (H. 48.) “An act to pay Enoch Pomeroy the sum therein mentione." (H. 67. "An act to pay Edward H. Aiken the sum therein mentioned."

(H. 94.) “An act to repeal an act incorporating the Otter Creek Tow Path Company." (S. 26.) "An act granting to Sally Fuller a premium on woven silk."

(H. 64.) “An act to alter the 7th section of the 82d chapter of the Revised Statutes."

(H. 30.) “An act relating to evidence." (H. 50.) "An act relating to banks.”

(H. 101.) Mr. Townsley, from the committee on Banks, to whom was referred the bill from the House, entitled “an act extending the charter of the Bank of Rutland,” reported the same without amendment. · Mr. Bates moved to amend the same by striking out the word “ fifty," and inserting the word “forty," in the 1st section,

Which motion was decided in the negative.
Mr. Butler moved to lay the bill on the table,
Which motion was lost.
Mr. Butler moved to amend by adding the following section:

“Sec. 8. An act entitled 'an act rechartering the Bank of Rutland,' approved the first day of November, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, is hereby repealed.”

And on the question “ Will the Senate adopt the amendment ?” the yeas and nays having been demanded by Mr. Butler, were as follows:

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

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Adams, Bates, Bottan, Chipman, Clark, Crawford, Dan, Dean,

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