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(S. 31.) “An act to encourage and promote agriculture,
(S. 8.) "" An act relating to the settlement of estates,"
(S. 29.) “ An act relating to process," and

is. 37.) “An act repealing section 9, of chapter 33 of the Revised Statutes."

(H. 17.) The llouse have considered the amendment of the Senate to the House bill entitled "an act relating to the sale of property on execution," and have resolved to concur therein.

Mr. Green, from the select Committee, to whom was referred the petition of inhabitants of Benson, reported the same, with the opinion that the prayer thereof ought not to be granted, and recommended that the the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

And the leave was granted.

(H. 121.) Mr. Munsill, from the Committee on Finance, to whom had been referred the House bills entitled "an act making appropriations for the support of Government,” and

(H. 93.) “An act authorizing the Treasurer to borrow the sum therein mentioned," reported the same without amendment.

And they were severally read the third time and passed in concurrence.

(S. 33.) The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill entitled “an act relating to repair. ing bridges,” which is as follows:

Add to the bill :-“Provided, nevertheless, that the authority herein granted shall not be exercised by the selectmen of any town in this state, unless the town to which such selectmen belong shall, at their annual March meeting, by vote, confer such power on their selectmen.”

And it was resolved not to concur therein.

(H. 108.) The Senate took up the House bill on the table, entitled "an act for the protection of personal liberty."

Mr. Sabin moved to amend the same by inserting the following proviso after section 5, to wit:

Provided, that this act shall not be construed to extend to any citizen of this state acting as a Judge of the Circuit or District Court of the United States, or as Marshal or deputy Marshal of the District of Vermont, or to any person acting under the command or authority of said Courts or Marshal.

And it was so ordered.
And the question being, Shall the bill pass ?
The yeas and nays, being demanded by Mr. Camp, were as follows:
Those Senators who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Bass, Bingham, Green, Griswold, Harris, Mott, Munsill, Read, Sabin, Sargeant, Scott, and Starr-13.

Those Senators who voted in the negative are, Messrs. A. Allen, Camp, Cutts, Morgan, Porter, Sprague, Stone and Thompson-8.

So the bill, as amended, was passed in concurrence.

(S. 5.) The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill entitled "an act relating to assignments."

And it was resolved to concur therein. (H. 91.) The Senate further considered their amendments to the House

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bill entitled "an act providing for the collection of taxes assessed on real estate."

And resolved to insist on the same.

The Resolution from the House of Representatives relative to keeping open the West Gate of the State House yard, was read, and the passage refused.

The Senate took up the resolutions from the Legislatures of Georgia and Alabama, relative to Repudiation and the assumption of State Debts, together with the resolution of the House of Representatives thereon.

And they were referred to the Committee on Finance, who reported the same, with the opinion of the Committee that no legislative action is required thereon.

And the resolution was
Ordered to lie upon the table.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolutions from the House of Representatives, relative to Slavery.

And, on motion of Mr. Camp, they were Ordered to lie upon the table. (H. 127.) Mr. Farr, from the Committee on Claims, to whom had been referred the House bill entitled “ an act to pay Isaiah Matteson the sum therein mentioned,” reported the same without amendınent.

And it was read the third time and passed in concurrence,

(H. 64.) Mr. Farr, from the same Committee, to whom had been referred the House bill entitled "an act to pay Richard F. Abbot the sum therein mentioned," reported the same, with an amendment, which was adopted.

And the third reading thereof was refused.

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

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House of Representatives concur with the Senate in passing the following Senate bills:

(S. 35.) “ An act relating to the sale of property on mesne process, in addition to chapter 28 of the Revised Statutes, and

(S. 23.) “An act in addition to an act in relation to the militia."

iS. 36.) And also the bill entitled "an act relating to the grand list, in alteration of an act approved Nov. 11, 1841," with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

(H. 108.) The House have considered the amendments of the Senate to the House bill entitled "an act for the protection of personal liberty," and have resolved to concur therein.

(S. 33.) The House have further considered their amendment to the Senate bill entitled “an act relating to repairs of bridges," and resolve to insist thereon; and the amendments of the Senate to the House bill (H. 91,) entitled “an act providing for the collection of taxes assessed on real estate," and resolve to insist on their disagreement thereto.

The House have passed a resolution relative to vouchers in the offices of the Treasurer and the Auditor of Accounts, and a resolution relative to repairing the West Wing of the State House, and request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

The House have considered the resolution from the Senate relative to Revolutionary papers and correspondence collected by Henry Stevens, and resolve to pass the same with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

(H. 87.) Mr. A. Allen called up the House bill on the table entitled “an act in addition to the several acts regulating the militia."

And the third reading thereof was refused.

(S. 36.) The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill entitled “an act relating to the grand list; in alteration of anı act approved Nov. 11, 1841.”

And it was resolved to concur therein.

The resolution from the House of Representatives, directing the destruction of certain vouchers in the offices of the Treasurer and Auditor of Accounts, was taken up, read, and the passage thereof refused.

Mr. Briggs, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom had been referred the resolutions of New Jersey relating to repudiation of State Debts, reported the same (see Appendix,) with the following resolutions :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Vermont, that this State has no sympathies with that legislation which violates the pecuniary obligations of a State, and takes shelter under State sovereignty, to evade the force of those obligations; that such a course is a violation of that good faith, and high moral principle, which should regulate the conduct alike of governments and individuals.

Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution to the Executives of New Jersey and the several other States.

And the said resolutions were read and paased.

Mr. Briggs, from the same Committee, to whom had been referred the resolutions of the Legislature of Massachusetts, “concerning French depredations on American commerce previous to the Convention of 1800," reported the same with the opinion that no legislative action thereon is expedient.

The resolution from the House of Representatives, relative to repairing the West Wing of the State House, was read and passed in concurrence.

(S. 33.) The Senate proceeded further to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill entitled "an act relating to repairs of bridges,

And it was resolved to insist on their disagreement thereto.

The Senate considered the amendment of the House of Representatives to the resolution of the Senate relating to Revolutionary papers and correspondence collected by Henry Stevens, which is as follows:

Strike out the last two words of the resolution, to wit, the words "the same," and insert "said papers and correspondence, together with all such revolutionary rolls as have been collected by said Stevens; and also two brass cannon taken from the British army at Bennington in this State, and now at the city of Washington.”

And it was resolved to concur therein.

(H. 91.) The Senate further considered their amendment to the House bill entitled “an act providing for the collection of taxes assessed on real estate."

And it was resolved to adhere thereto.
And, on motion of Mr. Sprague,

The Secretary was directed to request a free confererce on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon.

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And Mr. Sprague, Mr. Camp, and Mr. Cahoon, were appointed managers at the same, on the part of the Senate.

On motion
The Senate adjourned.

EVENING.

port:

Mr. Thompson, from the Committee on Bills, made the following re

The Committee on bills report that they did, this afternoon, present to the Governor for his approval and signature, the following entitled bills:

(H. 107.) “An act altering the name of the town of Orleans to that of Coventry.”

(H. 82.) “ An act for the relief of the town of Glastenbury."

(S. 38.) “ An act construing the 7th section of the act in relation to the militia, approved Nov. 12, 1872."

(S. 22.) "" An act altering the names of persons therein mentioned."

is. 2.) "" An act in addition to chapter 67 of the Revised Statutes, entitled of the maintenance of illegitimate children.'"

(H. 2.) “An act in relation to the granting of licences to retailers of spirituous liquors."

(H. 54.) “An act to alter the name of Harriet Wilson."

(H. 125.) “An act fixing the times of holding the County Courts in Washington County.”

(H. 80.) “An act relating to Engine Company No. 3, in Burlington." (H. 81.) “An act to pay Simeon Herrick the sum therein mentioned."

(H. 105.) “An act extending the time for the payment of a debt due the State from Amos Wilkins and Eli Hinds Jr."

(H. 124.) “An act in relation to the duties of the Bank Commissioner,"

(H. 122.) “An act in addition to 'an act relating to public accounts, ap.proved Nov. 12, 1842.'”

(H. 130.) “ An act in relation to military fines."

(H. 78.)'“ An act in addition to chapter 81 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to religious and other societies."

(H. 68.) “ An act relating to imprisonment of debtors.” (S. 37.)“ An act relating to new trials."

(S. 16.) “ An act to incorporate the Champlain and Connecticut River Rail Road Company."

(8. 8.) “ An act relating to the settlement of estates."
(S. 31.) “An act to encourage and promote agriculture."
(S. 29.) “An act relating to process.”

(H. 117.) “An act in addition to an act incorporating the Norwich University.”

(H. 89.) “An act to alter the name of Nancy Taylor Johnson." (H. 119.) “ An act relating to costs in civil actions."

(H. 90.) “ An act authorizing a change of venue in cases in the County Court.“

(H. 121.) “An act making appropriation for the support of Government."

(H. 129.) “ An act in addition to chapter 18, of the Revised Statutes, relating to common schools.”

(H. 128.).“ An act making an appropriation to the Vermont Asylum for the Insane."

(H. 127.) “ An act to pay Isaiah Matteson the sum therein mentioned." (H. 123.) “An act granting a ferry to Harry Hill."

(H. 93.) “An act authorizing the Treasurer to borrow the sum therein mentioned.”

(H. 131.) “ An act constituting Hosea B. Dix heir at law of Susan Dix."

Mr. Briggs called up the resolution from the House of Representatives providing for a suspension of the 13th Joint Rule, and moved to amend the same by inserting in lieu of "half past 10 o'clock this morning,” the words "eight o'clock this evening."

And it was so ordered.
And the resolution, as amended, was lost.

On motion of Mr. Briggs, (H. 135.) The Secretary was directed to request of the House of Representatives to return to the Senate the House bill entitled “an act relating to the duties of Chancellor," which had been non-concurred in by the Senate.

(H. 92.) Mr. Munsill, from the Committee on Finance, to whom had been referred the House bill entitled “un act assessing a tax for the support of Government,” reported the same without amendment.

Mr. Cahoon moved to amend th: same by inserting before the word "cents" the word “twelve,” in lieu of the word "ten."

And the amendment was rejected.
And the bill was read the third time and passed in concurrence.

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

MR. PRESIDENT:-The House of Representatives have passed a resolution relative to the services of the militia and volunteers of this State in the battle of Plattsburgh, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate

(H. 135.) I am directed, in conformity with their request, to return to the Senate the House bill entitled “an act relating to the duties of Chancellors."

(S. 10.) The House have considered the Senate bills entitled “an act to pay William Maxhana the sum therein mentioned,” and

(s. 28.) “An act in amendment of an act in relation to the militia," and resolve to pass the same, with amendments, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

(H. 91.) The House have further considered the amendments of the Senate to the bill entitled “an act providing for the collection of taxes assessed on real estate,” and resolve to adhere to their disagreement; and agree to the free conference requested by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on said amendment, and have appointed Mr. Whittemore, Mr. Vilas, and Mr. Hibbard, managers at the same, on their part.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution from the House of Representatives, relative to procuring from the United States Government

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