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had been referred certain claims of E. D. Ellis, Henry L. Ball, and John P. Sheldon, made a verbal report thereon, and recommended said claims to the favorable consideration -of the Council, And said claims were then laid on the table.
The bill to authorise the Treasurer of the county of Oakland to pay a certain claim, was taken up, read the third time and passed.
Mr. Irwin, from the committee on Claims, reported,
A bill to repeal a certain act therein named; which was read the first time and laid on the table.
The bill to raise a sum of money by Lottery, for the purpose of establishing a free communication by land between the city of Detroit and the village of Monroe, was taken up and read the second
and having been considered as in committee of the whole, Mr. M'Donell moved that said bill be engrossed and read a third time on Thursday next;
Mr. Drake moved to amend the motion, so that said bill be laid on the table until Thursday next; and the motion to amend was decided in the negative.
The motion to engross said bill, and that it be read a third time on Thursday next, was then agreed to.
Mr. Drake gave notice that on a future day, he should ask leave to bring in a bill to provide for and regulate Common Schools ; also, for leave to bring in a bill to provide for laying out and establishing a Territorial Road from Enoch Huntley's, in the county of Macomb, by Doct. A. Chapman's, in Oakland, westwardly, on the most direct and eligible route to the Kalamazoo River, thence down the said river to its entrance into Lake Michigan.
On motion of Mr. Noble,
Resolved, That a committee of three members be appointed to settle the accounts of the Treasurer with the Territory, and to report the result thereof to the Council.
And Messrs. Noble, Drake, and Irwin, were appointed the committee contemplated in said resolution.
Mr. Schoolcraft moved that the additional Rule for the government of the Librarian, reported yesterday from the committee on the Library, be adopted ; and the motion was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the Council went into the consideration of Executive business; and having disposed of the same,
On motion of Mr Irwin, adjourned.
SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 1829.
Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Richard.
Mr. Trowbridge presented the claim of Seth P. Marvin, for ser. vices as chain carrier and axe-man in laying out a Territorial Road from Pontiac to Adrian, Referred to the committee on Claims.
Mr. Drake, from the committee of Enrolment, reported as correctly enrolled, the bill entitled "an act authorising the Treasurer October 17.]
of the county of Oakland to pay a certain claim;" and the President signed the same. Mr. Schvolcraft
, from the select committee to whom the subject was referred by a resolution of the Council, made the following report, which was ordered to be printed, and was then laid on the table :
REPORT. The select committee on naming townships, appointed under the resolution adopted on the 2d instant, report the following names as the result of their inquiries. Ampler time, and a fuller opportunity than they have enjoyed of reference to the works of travellers and historians, which are rare, would have enabled them, perhaps, to render some of the lists more complete; but it is believed the principal names have been embraced. Those wbich relate to the natural productions of the country, and the aboriginal appellations for persons and places, have afforded the greatest, and indeed the only range for the exercise of judgment in the selection or invention ; and it is this portion of the present report which will stand most in need of indulgence. Those names which are precluded from use by the statute prohibiting the repetition of the names of post towns in the United States are designated by a star. Io other respects, the order of arrangemeni of the resolution is preserved. 1. Aboriginal names, so far as they are suitable, or can be Angli
Oatwa, Ahmo, Cona, Mingo, Inca, Aboic, Neebin, Ossin, Wayway, Algonac, Wyandot, Wanita, Allegan, Wabisha, Wasseno, Missigan, Orinon, Seelinaw, Manito, Illigan,
2. Derivatives from the indigenous animal, mineral and vegetable
Brightwater, Flowerfield, Pigeonfield, Acerville, Boulderfield, Farmerseat, Pelican, Ampleworth, Brookland, Glimmerfield, Pineville, Arrowfield, Belpre, Granitine, Pebblefield, Amplewood, Bonterre, Heathfield, Redwood, Antler,
Cheerfield, Hillwood, Richwoods, Bisonford, Copsewood, Hartland, Rarilac, Bannerfield, Castor,
Huntland, Rose-in-bloom, Battlemoor, Cornhill, Highwood,
Centreland, Lealand, Springvale,
Springmeadow, Belgrove, *Elkridge, Mosecrop,
Elkford, Northwood, Westwood,
Elkhart, 0.1k wood, Westbower, *Buckland, Flinttield, Ollewall, Warpole, Bloomsworth, Foxwold,
Flatland, Oakplains, Whitewood, *Butternut, Fairspring, Porcupine, Westburn. 3. The names of the English, French, Spanish and American dis
coverers, adventurers and travellers, so far as they may be suita ble, &c. Colon, Tonti,
Carver, Clapperton, *Cabot, *Champlain, *Lewis,
Darlow, ? Breckenridge, *Smith,
Calvert, *Putnam, Cass,
Biobinson, *Johnsion, Charlevoix, Darirani, Denham, | 1st voyagers to Virginia.
Derivatives from the preceding. Tontiville, Colonboon, Pennleon, Pilesworth. Cabotia, Cassylvania, Sotoville, 4. The names of the Officers who were massacred at River R visin. Col. * Allen, Capt. Ilart,
Capt. Hinkman, Capt Price, *Wells, Mead, *Edwards, 01.Cracken
*Simpson, [This list is probably incomplete, from the want of reference to oficial documents.] The following list of names was furnished on application to Gon.
Brady, after the Committee had prepared the above. It refers
particularly to the Officers who served in Wayne's war, so called: Gen. *Wayne,
De Batts, Aid-de-Camp to.
*Lewis, do. do. Col. *Hamtramck,
*Harrison, do. du,
Shamburgh, aid to Gen. *Clark,
*Taylor, wounded 30th Jaj. Doyle, wounded 4th Nov. June, 1794. 1791.
killed 30th Turner,
*Van Rensselae!, wounded Mills, Adjutant General.
Ang. 20, 179-1.
Slough, wounded Aug. 20,
*Gibson, com'd Ft. Recove*Campbell, killed 20tk
ry, June 30, 1794. Capt. Springer, [Aug. 1794. *Covington, Aug 20, cut Sparks,
down two Indians with Guyon,
Price, his own band. * Preston,
* Bissell, * Butler, for a long time Lieut. Cragie, k'd June 30, 179-4. Act'g Adj't Gen.
Drike, wounded June 30, Cook, com'd adv'd guard,
1794. Aug. 20, 1794. Among the oldest Captains, were M. Porter, Ford, Kingsbury, Creighton acd Reed. Reed died at Fort Wayne. The three former
fought at St. Clair's defeat, where Creighton was wounded. The moment he ascertained the wound was noi mortal, he called out to those that were near him, to carry him off the field, swearing that the wound would make him a Captain—he was then a first Lieutenant. It did so, for all that survived that battle, of the lower grade of officers, were on the fifth of March, 1792, promoted one grade. Among the subalterns in my first list, I forgot to give you the names of Vance, Marks, Hyde, Webb, Bodley, Pope, Purdy, Johnston and Smith. Every name I have given you above, I deem worthy of being remembered and noticed in some way. There are many more, equally deserving, but I canuot now recollect their names. Your friend,
H. BRADY. H. R. SCHOOLCRAFT, Esq. Memb. Legis. Council.
5. Officers who fell or served with reputation in the companies of
Harmer, St. Clair, and Wayne.
*St. Clair, Trueman, Maj. Wyllis, Lt. Brady,
Price, *Todd, Darke, 8. The most distinguished individuals who served or fell in Pon
tiac's War. Gen Broadstreet, Sir *J. Johnson, Col. Bouquet, Ens. Jamette. Maj. *Campbell, Maj *Eflingham, Maj. *Rodgers, Gladwin, Capt Dalzell,
Mante, 7. The Signers of the Declaration of Independence. John Hancock, Jas. Smith,
//Wm. Whipple, Samuel Chase, Geo. Taylor, Sam'l Adams, Wm. Paca,
James Wilson, 1 John Adams, Thos, Stone, Geo. Ross,
Rob't Treat Paine, *Charles Carroll, Caesar Rodney,
Elbridge Gerry, George Wythe, Geo. Reed, ||Stephen Hopkins, Ric'd Henry Lee, Thos. McKean,
Phil. Livingston, || Sam'l Huntington, Thos. Nelson, jr. Frans. Lewis, Wm. Williams, Fra. Lightfoot Lee, Lewis Morris, Oliver Wolcott, Carter Braxton, Richard Stockton, Matthew Thornton, bbt. Morris,
Jas. Witherspoone, Wm. Hooper, njamin Rush,
Fra. Hopkinson, Joseph Hewes,
| John Penn, Abraham Clark, Edward Rutledge, ). Clymer,
Josiah Bartlett, Thos. Hayward, jr.