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rect extravagant disbursements of the public money."

Was read the third time, and
Passed.
On motion of Mr. Whiteside of Pope.
The title of said bill was amended so as to make it

“An act authorizing Villis T. Reed, to establish a ferry at New Pori, on the Ohio River, and for other purposes."

The engrossed bill entitled
"An aci regulating Justices of the Peace in civil cases,"
Was read ihe third time, and
Passed.
On motion of Mr. Parrisl., The title was amended so as to make it

“An act 10 authorize William D. Ruminond to build a mill dam on Big Muddy River."

The engrossed bill entitled,

An act to locale a road from Cleaveland in Tazewell county to Ver. sailles in McLean county.”

Was read the third time, and
Passed.
On motion of Mr. Mitchell.

“The title of the bill was amended by adding thereto, the words and for other purposes.

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

The engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:
"An aci to lay out a State road froin Shawneetown to Equality."
“An act to alicr a certain State road in Fayette county?
Were severally read the third tiine, and
Passed.

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

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

“An act authorizing suits against persons whose names are unknown, in certain cases

“An act for the relief of the infant heir of James Woodside deceased.”

An act to locate a state road from the Mississippi to Macomb."

“An act to charge in part a State road leading from Meradocia 1o Quincy.”

“An act 10 locate a state road from Beardstown to Mr. Sterling." "An act to locate certain state roads therein named," “An act for the relief of the heirs of John Thompson deceased,"

“An act to locate a state road from Thornton lo Lockport, Plainfield, and Blackberry Creek," and

* An act to authorize Johr. Haynes to build a toll bridge across the Skillet Fork,"

Were severally read the third time and passed.

ORDERED, That the titles of the foregoing bills be respectively as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage thereof.

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

“An act laying out certain state roads," and

"An act to incorporate the Liberty and Pinckneyville rail road company,”

Were severally read the third time, and
Passed as amended,

ORDERED, That the titles of the bills be respectively as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage of said bills, and request their concurrence in the amendments of the Senate to said bills respectively.

The bill from the House of representatives entitled,

“An act to vacate the survey and plat of the town of Concord and 'West Windsor,"

Was read the second time, and
ORDERED, To a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Hamlin.

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read the Third time by its title, and passed.

ORDERED, That the title be as aforesaid, and that the Secretary in. form the llouse of Representatives of the passage of said bill.

A message from the Governor by Mr. Field, Secretary of State.
Mr. SPEAKER:

I am directed by the Governor, to lay before the Senate, two several communications in writing, and he withdrew,

Whereupon Mr. Speaker laid before the Senate the following communication from the Governor, viz:

“EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, ILLINOIS,

VANDALIA, Feb, 23, 1837.

To the Honorable the Speaker of the Senate:
SIR-

A vacancy has occurred in the office of Judge of Probate for the county of Wayne, by the resignation of SAMUEL LEECH, Esq.

I have the honor to be, Sir,

Your ob't, serv't.

JOSEPH DUNCAN." Which was read, and On motion of Mr. Thomas, Laid on the table.

The Speaker baving announced that the remaining communication this day received from the Governor was

On Executive business,
The doors were closed, and on opening the doors,
The bill from the House of Representative for

“An act for the relief of John Logsden, Bolton Logsden, Joseph Logsden, Nancy Brown, and Susan Williams,

Was read and
ORDERED, To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Lane,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill ivas read the second time by its title, and

On notion of Mr, Thomas,
Referred to the committee on the judiciary.
The bill from the blouse of Representatives for
“An act to encourage volunteer companies,”
Was read and
ORDERED, To a second reading
On motion to Mr. Turney,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read the second time by its title, and

On motion of Mr. Noel,
Referred to the committee on military affairs.
The bill from the House of Representatives for

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the inhabi. tants of such towns as may wish to be incorporated; approved, April 12, 1831."

Was read and
ORDERED, 'To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Thomas,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read the second time by its lille, and

Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Thomas, Owing, and Browning, be that commitee.

The bill from the House of Representatives for

"An act for a stale road from Pinckneyville, in Perry county, to Gol conda, in Pope county,"

Was read and
Orderen, To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Wood,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read a second time by its title, and

On motion of Mr. Parrish,
Referred to a select committee.

ORDERED, That Messrs. Parrish, Wood, and Whiteside of Pope, be that committee.

The bill from the House of Representatives for

"An act amending an act entitled "An act concerning forcible entry and detainer; approved, Feb.2, 1837,"

Was read and
ORDERED, To a second reading.
The bill from the House of Representatives for

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the construction of the Illinois and Michigan canal; approved 9th Jan., 1836,"

Was read and
ORDERED, To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Thomas,

The role of ihe Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read the second :ime hy its title, and

Referred to the committee on canals and canal lands.

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

Mr. SPEAKER:

The llouse of Representatives have passed bills of the following titles, viz:

"An act to provirle for the printing, binding, and distributing of the of the laws and journals, and

"An act to incorporate the Edwardsville and Chippewa rail road companies,"

In the passage of which several bills they ask the concurrence of the Senate.

They have concurred with the Senate in the passage of bills of the following lilles, viz: - "An act to incorporate the Roshville insurance company,” and

“ An act for the relief of the Rene Paul,"

As respectively amended by them, in which amendments they ask the concurrence of the Senate.

They also amend the title of the last inentioned bill, by adding after the word "Paul," the words and oihers," and ask the concurrence in said amendments, and be withdrew.

The resolution from the House of Representatives fixing on the 27th inst. for the adjournmeni sine die of the General Assembly,

Was read and
On motion of Mr. Thomas,
Laid upon the table until Saturday next.

The amendments of the House of Representatives to the bills from the Senale entitled

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Carlyle bridge company,"" and

"An act 10 vacate parts of certain state roads,"
Were severally read and
Concurred in.

Ordered, That the Secretary inform the House of Reresentatives thereof.

N3

The amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill fro:n the Senate entitled

“An act to re-locate a part of the state road from Charleston to Pa. ris,"

Were read and
On motion of Mr. Parker,
Said bill and amendments were
Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, Thai Messrs. Parker, Warren, and Noel, be that committee.

The amendments of the House of Represectatives to the bill from the Senate for

"An act to establish a state road therein named,"
Was read and
On motion of Mr. Mitchell,

The said amendment was amendmed by striking out “Joshua Woos. ley," and insering "John” before the word "Page,” in the first section of the bill.

The amendment was then
Concurred in as amended.

Ordered, That the Secretary inform the House of Representatives thereof, and ask their concurrence in the amendment of the Senale to said amendment,

The bill from the House of Representatives for
"An act to incorporate the Calhoun coal and mining company,"
Was read, and
Ordered, To a second reading.
Op motion of Mr. Allen of Green,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said biil read a se. cond time by its title, and

Referred to a select committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Allen of Greene, Edwards, and Craig, be that committee.

The bill from the House of Representatives for
“An act to create the county of Bureau,"
Was read and
Ordeered, To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Hamlin,

The rule of the Senate was dispensed with, and said bill was read a second time by its title, and

Referred to a seleci committee.

Ordered, That Messrs. Hamlin, Butler, and Thomas, be that commillee.

Mr: Hamlin presented the petition of sundry citizens of Puinam county, for the division of said county, which was,

On bis motion,
Referred to the same select committee, to which
The bill for

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