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buildings for said county. Provided however, that no person rooiding within the bounds of the attached part of said county shall be allowed to vote for commissioners to locale the seat of justice as herein provided for."

The said amendment, as amended, was then
Adopted, and the bill was
Ordered To be engrossed for a third reading as amended.
Mr. Ilackelion, from the committee on enrolled bills
Reported as correcily enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

"An act to locate a state road from the state line of Indiana to inter. sect the road leading from Paris in Edgar county to Springfield;"

"An act to change a part of the state road from Shelbyville to the Wabash;"

"An act to locate a state road from York to New Ricl:mond in the county of Clark;"

“An act to locate a state road from Shokokon in Warren county to Rushville in Schuyler county;"

“An act to incorporate the Granville academy;" and Mr. Hackelton afterwards, from the same committee,

Reported that on this day they had laid before the Council of Revision the bills aforesaid.

Mr. Murray, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of sundry citizens of St. Clair county praying a state road from Chester to Bellville,

Reported a bill entitled
“An act to locate a stale road from Chesler to Bellville,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
On motion,
The Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock, P. M.

Two o'clock, P. M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Maxwell, from the select committee to which was referred the bill from the House of Representatives for incorporating the Stoning. ton College of Illinois,

Reported said bill back with an amendment,
Which was read, and

Concurred in, and said bill was
Ordered To a third reading as amended.
Mr. Weatherford, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled

An act to incorporate the seminaries therein named, *
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
Mr. Turney, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled
“An act to amend the several laws in relation to elections,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
Mr. Borrough, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled
“An act to incorporale ihe town of Carlinville,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.

A message from the Council of Revision by Mr. Owings their secretaryMR. SPEAKER:

The Council of Revision have approved bills of the following titles, viz:

An act 10 alier and amend an'act relating to the Gallatin saline and the lands belonging to the same-approved Jan. 16, 1836,"

Anact to review and re-locale a stale road from opposite Naples to Centerville in Adams county;"

"An act 10 vacale a part of a stale road therein named;" "An act to incorporate the Kaskaskia Bridge Company." And he withdrew. Mr. Whiteside, of Pope, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled

“An act for a state road from M.Leansborough to Golconda in Pope county,"

Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
Mr. Wood, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled
"An act for the relief of Elizabeth Rice, late Elizabeth Buretou,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
Mr. Ross moved the adoption of the following resolution, viz:

Resolved By the Senate, the House of Rpresentatives concurring herein, that boih branches of the General Assembly will meet in the hall of the House of Representatives, on the 4th day of February next, at the hour of 2 o'clock, P. M., and proceed to elect judges of Probate for all those counties where vacancies exist,"

Which lies ore day on the table. Mr. Maxwell, on leave given introduced a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Rushville Insurance Company," Which was read, and Ordered To a second reading. Mr. Browning, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Illinois Beet Sugar, Silk, and Vegetable Oil Mannfacturing Company,"

Which was read, and

Ordered To a second reading
Mr. Thomas, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled

An act to amend the act entitled an act for the incorporation of the Mississippi, Springfield, and Carrollton Rail Road Company,"

Which was read, and Ordered, To a second reading. Mr. Wood, on leave given introduced a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Kaskaskia Rail Road Company," Which was read, and Ordered To a second reading. Mr. Maxwell moved That the resolution 1equiring the public printer to print 500 copies of the law for the distribution of the School Fund be now taken up for consideration,

Which was not agreed to.

The bills from the House of Representatives of the following titles, viz:

“An act to re-locate a part of a state road therein named;"

“ An act authorizing James Jesup to build a bridge across the Skillet Fork;" and

"An act to locate a state road from Hennepin by Pekin to Springfield"

Were severally read a third time, and
Passed as amended.

Ordered, That that the titles be respectively as aforesaid and that the secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage of said bills, and ask their concurrence in the amendments of the Senate thereto.

The engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:

“An act to authorize Samuel Rodgers to sell and convey certain real estate therein described;" and

"An act to amend an act establishing courts of County Commis. sioners-approved March 22, 1819;"

Were severally read a third time, and
Passed.

The ayes and noes being called for on the passage of the last mentioned bill,

Those voting in the affirmative are

Messrs. Allen, of McLean, Browning, Butler, Edwards, Fletcher, Hacker, Hamlin, Herndon, Maxwell, Mills, Mitchell, O‘Rear, Owen, Parker, Reilley, Ross, Stadden, Thomas, Vance and Wight-20.

In the negative

Messrs. Allen, of Greene, Bond, Borrough, Craig, Lane, McLaughlin, Murray, Noel, Parrish, Pruyne, Turney, Wcatherford, Whiteside, of Pope, Wood, and Mr. Speaker-15

Ordered, That the titles of said bills be respectively as aforesaid and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage thereof, and ask their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled

"An act supplemental to an act to establish certain counties-approved Jan. 16, 1836,"

Was read the second time, and
On motion of Mr. Pruyne,
Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Pruyne, Wight, and Browning be that com. mittee.

The bill from the House of Representatives entitled
“An act to re-locate the seat of justice of Clark county,"
Was read the second time, and
On motion of Mr. Reilley,

Referred to a select committee. 4. Ordered, That Messrs. Reilley, Parker, and Wight be that com. mittee.

The bills from the House of Representatives of the following titles, viz: "An act to locate a state road,” and “An act to locate a certain state road," Were severally read a second time, and Ordered To a third reading. The bill from the House of Representatives entitled "An act to locate a state road from Fairfield in Adams county to Monmouth in Warren county;"

Was read the second time, and
On motion of Mr. Butler,
Referred to a select committee,

Ordered, That Messrs. Butler, Browning, and Owen be that committee.

The bill entitled

"An act to repeal an act permanently to locate the seat of govern. ment of Illinois,"

Was read the third time, whereupon
Mr. Edwards moved,
That said bill be laid on the table, and
On motion of Mr. Thomas,
It was laid on the table until the 4th day of July next.
The bill entiuad
“An act to limit the jurisdiction of Justices of the peace in civil

suits,"

Was read the second time, and
On motion of Mr. Turney,
Referred to the committee on the judiciary.
The bill entitled

“An act to review and re-locate a state road from Lebanon to Illinois. town,"

Was read a second time, and
On motion of Mr. Murray,

Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Murray, Bond, and McLaughlin be that committee.

The bill entitled

"An act to incorporate the Chester, Nashville, and Pinckneyville Rail Road Company,"

Was read the second time, and On motion of Mr. Ross, Laid on the table. The bills of the following titles, viz: "An act concerning appeals and writs of Error;") “An act to change a state road therein named;": "An act to change the name of William Lock;" "An act for the relief of William Armstrong and William Henson;" “An act to establish a state road iherein named;" “An act to vacate parts of certain roads;" "An act to incorporate the Hillsboro' academy;" "An act relative to the town of Urica in the county of Fulton;"

“An act to change a part of the state road from llillsborough to Alton;"

“An act to change a part of a certain road therein named;" " An act to incorporate the Pittsfield academy;" and

“An act to change the name of the town of Selma, and for other purposes;"

Were severally read a second time, and
Ordered, To be engrossed for a third reading.

The preamble and resolutions introduced by Mr. Servant relative to tbs surplns revenue of the United States,

Weie taken up for consideration, and
On motion of Mr. Thomas,
Laid on the table.

The resolution introduced by Mr. Parrish relative to the appointment of a joint select committee, of two on the part of the Senate and three on the part of the House of Representatives, to inquire into the expediency of making out, in as particular a manner as possible, the description of all the rail road ruts now contemplated, &c. &c.

Was taken up for consideration, and
Adopted.

Ordered, That Messrs. Parrish and Maxwell be that committee on the part of the Senate, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives of the adoption of said resolution and ask their concurrence therein.

The resolution introducəd by Mr. Hacker, calling on the Auditor for information relative to the amount of money paid out for wolfs> scalps in the year 1826,

Was taken up for consideration, and thereupon
The question being put upon its adoption,
It was decided in the negative.

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