Imagens das páginas
PDF
ePub

MONDAY, Oct. 31, 1842 Prayer by the Chaplain. The journal of yesterday was read.

On motion of Mr. Hatch, it was ... Ordered, That the resolution relating to expenses incurred in protecting the frontier towns, with the report of the Committee on Military Affairs thereon, be recommitted to the said Committee, with instructions to report a joint resolution requesting His Excellency, the Governor, to cause the same to be presented to Congress for allowance.

(S. 51.) Mr. Sheldon introduced a bill entitled "an act to pay John S. Pettibone the sum therein mentioned,"

· And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Claims.

Mr. Townsley, from the Committee on Elections, to whom was referred the resolution relative to the case of any Senator's holding a seat in this body, who is holding an office under authority of Congress, made a report concluding with the opinion of the Committee that no such case exists. (See appendix.)

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

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House have appointed Messrs. Van Sicklen, Gove and Fox, as the Committee on their part, on documents communicated to either House for the use of the General Assembly,

The House have passed bills of the following titles, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate :

(H. 65.) “An act to annex the town of Norton to the county of Essex," (H. 98.) “An act laying a tax on the lands in Wenlock,"

(H. 76.) “An act in amendment of an act laying a tax on the lands in Newark, approved November 11, 1841," and

(H. 86.) “An act to amend section 11, of chapter 16 of the Revised Statutes."

The House concur with the Senate in passing bills of the following titles:

(S. 22.) “An act in addition to chapter 69 of the Revised Statutes."

(S. 6.) “ An act to pay the town of Alburgh the sum therein mentioned," and

(S. 42.) “ An act relating to taking testimony."

(S. 52.) Mr. Hubbell introduced a bill entitled “an act in amendment of chapter 80 of the Revised Statutes."

And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Banks.

(S. 53.) Mr. Dutton introduced a bill entitled “an act in addition to chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes."

And it was read the first and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

(S. 54.) Mr. Barrett introduced a bill entitled “an act in amendment of chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes."

And it was read the first and second times, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Briggs, the Secretary was ordered to request of the House the return to the Senate of the bill (H. 6,) entitled “an act in addition to chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes," for their further consideration.

Mr. E. Allen submitted a motion in writing, that Mr. A. Allen be excused from attendance in the Senate from and after tomorrow morning.

And on motion of Mr. Briggs, it was
Ordered to lie on the table.

(S. 55.) Mr. Munsill introduced a bill entitled "an act in addition to, and explanation of, section 14 of chapter 1 of the Revised Statutes."

And it was read the first and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. E. Allen, from the Committee on bills, reported that they did, on Saturday, submit to the Governor, for his approbation and signature, the following entitled bills:

(H. 1.) “An act to repeal an act therein inentioned.”

(H. 61.) “An act in alteration of an act altering the boundary line between Salisbury and Leicester,” and

(H. 67.) “An act to credit the town of Manchester the sum therein mentioned.”

(S. 4.) The Senate took into consideration the order of the day, being the bill entitled "an act abolishing capital punishment,” and the same was laid on the table.

(H. 86.) 'The Senate took up the billfrom the House of Representatives entitled “an act to amend section 11 of chapter 16, of the Revised Statutes," and it was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

MR. PRESIDENT,—The House of Representatives concur with the Senate in the passage of the bill (S. 16) entitled “ an act for the relief of the insane poor."

(H. 6.) I am directed by the House of Representatives to return to the Senate for their consideration the bill entitled “an act in addition to chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes," in pursuance of the request of the Senate.

(H. 6.) The Senate reconsidered the vote of Saturday, refusing the third reading of the bill from the House of Representatives entitled is an act in addition to chapter 29 of the Revised Statutes," and on motion of Mr. Briggs, it was recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Bartlett called up the report of the Committee appointed to examine the affairs of the Essex Bank, and it was referred to the Comınittee on Finance.

On motion of Mr. A. Allen, The Senate adjourned,

AFTERNOON.

(S. 39.) Mr. Field, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to whom was referred the bill entitled "an act in addition to chapter 21 of the Re, vised Statutes," reported that the same ought not to pass..

And the third reading was denied.

The Senate took into consideration the following entitled bills from the House of Representatives, which were severally read the first and second times, and referred as follows:

(H. 76.) “An act in amendment of an act laying a tax on the lands in Newark,“ approved November 11, 1841," and

(H. 98.) "An act laying a tax on the lands in Wenlock,” to the Committee on Land Taxes, and

(H. 65.) “An act to annex the town of Norton to the county of Essex," to a select Committee of three Senators.

The President announced Messrs. Bingham, Camp, and Butler, as said Committee.

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Elections, presented a minority report, on the subject of the resolution relating to any Senator's holding a seat in this body, who holds an office under the authority of Congress, concluding with the following resolutions :-(See Appendix.)

Resolved, That Alanson Allen, Esq. a Senator from the County of Rutland, was a Post Master at the time of his election to said office.

Resolved, Therefore, that the said Alanson Allen is not entitled to a seat in this Senate, Which resolutions were read, and

On motion of Mr. Camp, Grdered to lie upon the table.

(S. 56.) Mr. Camp introduced a bill entitled "an act defining the qualifications and rights of freemen, and for other purposes.”

And it was read the first and second times and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary,

(S. 49.) Mr. Briggs, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill entitled “an act in addition to chapter 24 of the Revised Statutes," reported the same without amendment, and it was

Ordered to lie upon the table.

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

MR. PRESIDENT:-The Goverror has announced to the House, that he did, on Saturday last, approve and sign bills of the following titles :

(H. 1.) “ An act to repeal an act therein mentioned."

(H. 61.) “ An act in alteration of an act altering the boundary line between Salisbury and Leicester," and

(H. 67.) “ An act to credit the town of Manchester the sum therein mentioned."

(S. 40.) The Senate took into consideration the bill entitled “ an act for surveying and ascertaining the boundary line between the counties of Bennington and Windham.”

And on the question, Shall the bill be engrossed and read the third time? the yeas and nays having been demanded by Mr. Camp, were as follows:

Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Barrett, Blodgett, Cutts, Dutton, Munsill, Plumb, Sheldon, Sprague, Starr, Townsley, and Wright-11.

Those Senators who voted in the negative are, Messrs. A. Allen, E." Allen, Bartlett, Bingham, Butler, Camp, Eaton, Field, Green, Hubbell, Porter, Sowles, and Stevens-13.

So the third reading was refused. - (S. 2.) The Senate took up the bill entitled "an act to repeal the 220 section of chapter 58 of the Revised Statutes," and it was ordered to be engrossed and read the third time.

(S. 33.) The bill entitled “an act to pay Simeon Herrick the sum therein mentioned," was taken up, and on motion of Mr. Munsill, it was indefinitely postponed.

(S. 44.) The Senate took into consideration the bill entitled "an act in addition to an act relating to Banks."

Mr. Butler offered the following amendment--insert after the first section the following:

Provided, That. no Bank, which shall have executed bonds to the treasurer of this State for the redemption of its bills and the refunding of its deposites, or which shall hereafter execute such bonds, agreeably to the provisions of the 39th section of the act to which this is in addition, ap. proved Oct. 28, 1840,” shall be subject to the tax aforesaid," And strike out the second section.

On motion of Mr. Camp,
The bill and amendments were laid on the table.

Toesday, Nov. 1, 1842

Prayer by the Chaplain.
The journal of yesterday was read.

(S. 57.) Mr. Hatch, from the select committee on the Grand List, reported a bill entitled "an act in addition to an act relating to the Grand List, approved November 11, 1841,"

And it was read the first and second times, and

Ordered to lie upon the table, and made the order of the day for to-morrow morning.

(H. 76.) Mr. Barrett from the Committee on Land Taxes, to whom was referred the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled “an act in amendment of an act laying a tax on the lands in Newark, approved Nov. 11, 1841,” (H.98,) and "an act laying a tax on the lands in Wenlock,” reported the same, without amendment, and they were severally read the third time and passed in concurrence.

(S. 29.) Mr. Briggs, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom wag referred the bill entitled “an act in addition to chapter 44 of the Revised Statutes,” reported the same without amendment.

Mr. Dutton moved to amend the same, by inserting in the second line of the first section, after thë word “administrator," the words “ or agent authorized by the Probate Court to take possession and charge of estate for absent heirs or legatees.”

On motion of Mr. Munsill, the bill and amendment were
Ordered to lie upon the table.

(S. 58.) Mr. Blodgett introduced a bill entitled “ an act in addition to chapter 21 of the Revised Statutes."

And it was read the first and second times and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

On motion of Mr. A. Allen, the Senate reconsidered the vote of yesterday, by which the third reading was denied to the bill (S. 40) entitled “an act for surveying and ascertaining the boundary line between the counties of Bennington and Windham,"

And on motion of Mr. Townsley, the bill was
Ordered to lie upon the table.

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

MR. PRESIDENT—The House have passed bills of the following titles in which they request the concurrence of the Senate :

(H. 89.) “An act in addition to an act to incorporate the Windsor County Mutual Fire Insurance Company," * (H. 108.) “ An act to amend section 6 of chapter 83 of the Revised Statutes," "and

(H. 113.) “An act relating to Banks.”
Mr. Eaton introduced the following resolution:

Resolved, That the select committee raised on the subject of the Grand List be instructed to report a bill, which shall be a transcript of the listing iaw in force previous to that passed at the last session of the Legislature, providing in such bill, that the assessment of real estate made by the listers, the present year, shall be retained for the term of five years; and also that listers hereafter shall be required to take the oath required by . the present law relative to the appraisal of real estate. Which was read, and Ordered to lie upon the table.

« AnteriorContinuar »