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cecdings of a meeting held on the canal grant, relating to the Mil. waukee and Rock river canal, and the lands granted for the construction of suid canal;
Which was luid on the table.
“ Resolved, That the chief clerk in making up the proceedings, except from the copy of the journal for the printer of the daily slips, il copy ai length of bill No. 14, noved as an amendment to bill No. 5, by Mr. Plati, and also that part of No. 14, moved as an amendment to No. 5, by Mr. Hicks.”
And objection being in de to suid resolution,
When Mr. Hicks said he should offer the same resolution, and call for the ayes and nocs on the question of its adoption;
And pending the question on granting leave to Mr. Ellis to withdraw the said resolution,
Mr. Thompson moved that the house do now adjourn;
MONDAY, January 8, 1814.
Mr. Hicks moved that the journal of Saturday be amended in the proceedings ielative to a resolution offered by Mr. Ellis, 10 read as follows, to wit:
" When Mr. Hicks said he should move to have said resolution spread apon the journal.”'
And the question being put thereon, it passed in the negative. A message from the council by their secretary, 10 wit: "Mr. Speaker: The council have passed No. 15, (C.) Resulution directing the select committee therein named to report, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house."
The undermentioned petitions were severally presented and referred, as follows, viz:
By Mr. Hunkins: the petition of Parrick Rogan and other citizens of the county of Jefferson, for an act to lay out a territorial road from Watertown, in said county, to Madison;
Referred to the committee on roads.
By Mr. Masters: the petition of William C. Wright and other . citizens of the wowns of Jefferson and Oakland, praying that a portion of vie town of Jefferson be set off and attached to the town of Oakland;
Referred to the committee on corporations.
Mr. Huokins also presented three peritions of citizens of the county of Milwaukee for the construction of a bridge across the Milwaukee river at Walker's Poini;
Which were ordered to lie on the table.
Mr. Birchard, by leave, offered the following resolution, which was adopted, to wit:
Resolred, That the treasurer of the territory report to the house of representatives the amount of duplicate receipts remaining in bis hands, and not delivered up to the secretary of the territory, which were delivered to him in pursuance of the provision of an act entitled “an act to authorize thic issuing of draf's or bills for the payment of the expenses of the present session of the legislature," approved February 15, 1842, designating by whorn such duplicate receipts were executed, respectively, the respective amounts of cach, and for what purpose issued.
Mr. Crossman, from the select committee to which a petition on the subject had been referred, reported ihe undermentioned bill, io wit:
No. 22, (H.) “A bill to authorize the register of deeds of the county of Green 10 procure certain copies of records in the offices of the register of deeds of Milwaukee and lowa counties;"
Which was read the first and second time. · Mr. Long, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that they did this day present 10 the governor for his approval,
“An act to amend an act to provide for the election of sheriffs, judges of probale, and justices of the peace, and for other pur
Mr. Agry, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Charlotte E Coghlan, praying for a disorce from her husband William Coghlan, reporter that the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted, and moved that the report be accepted, and the committee discharged from the further consideration thereof.
Pruding the question on adopting the report of the committee,
Mr. Hicks moved that the petition and report do lie on the table;
Which was disagreed to. · Mr. Hicks then moved that the petition and report be referred to the committee of the whole house;
And the question being put thereon, It passed in the affirmative. A division being called, there were ayes 14, nocs not counted. A message from the council hy their secretary: "Mr. Speaker: The council have passed resolution No. 14, (C.) Resolution inquiring of the select commitee on state government when they will report;' and also
No. 4, (H ) · A bill to change the time of holding the annual meetings of the several bords of county cominissioners, with an amendmeni, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.
The council have appointed Messrs. Newland and Burber a new committee of conference on the disigreement of lic iwo bouses on the amendment of this house to resolution
No. 11, (C.) · Resolution relative to the selection of seminary lands.?
And ask another conference with the house of representatives."
Mr. Ellis, from the committee on corporations, 10 which a petition was referred, reported the undermentioned bill, to wit:
No. 23, “A bil to authorize David Jones and Erasius Bailey to maintain a dam across the Pish-16-go river;"
Which was read the first and second times.
Biils on their third reading were announced by the speaker, when
The undermentioned bill was read the third time, to wit: · No.5, (C.) “A bill to provide for the election of a printer to the legislative assembly;" and,
On motion of Mr. Darling,
Was amended by the unanimous consent of the house by prefixing an enacting clause thereto;
And was then passed, and the tiile thereof agreed 10.
The ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Platt, on the passage of the said bill,
Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Agry, Barileit, Birchard, Crossman, Darling, Ellis, Grani, Hunkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Meeker, Parsons, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)– 15.
Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Capron, Elmore, Hicks, llopkins, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Platt, Price, Thompson, and Tripp—11.
The house proceeded to consider the unfinished business of Saturday, when the undermentioned bill, to wit:
No. 14. (II.) “A bill to provide for the appointment of a printer to the legislative assembly of the territory of Wisconsin,” was,
On motion of Dir. Parsons, Ordered to lie on the table.
The question was then put on granting leare to Mr. Ellis to withdraw ihe resolution offered by him on the 6th inst. relating to printing in the daily slips the several amendments offered by Messrs. Platt and flicks to bill No.5, (C.)
And it pissed in the affirmative.
On motion of Mr. Ellis, The undermentioned rosolution was amended by striking out the word " Tuesday," and inserting “ Thursday" in lieu thereof, and was then adopted, to wit:
No. 15,(C.) Resolution directing the select committee therein narned to repori,"
And is as follows:
“Resolved, the house of representatives concurring, that the joint select committee appointed under the resolution of April 15th, 1843, to ascertain the terms on which a settlement could be effected with the Milwaukee and Rock River Canal Company, be directed to report on Tuesday nexi."
The amendment to bill
No. 4,(11) "A bill to change the time of holding the annual meetings of the several boards of county supervisors,"
Was read and concurred in.
On motion of Mr. Darling, Orderedi, ibit the messige relating to resolution No. 11. (C.) « Risolution relative to the selection of seminary lund.," do lic on the table,
Mr. Phule give notice that he should, on a future diy, iniroduce an address to the secretary of the treasury, praying hit he will dircci a ditirent manner of scilement of ile accounts of the marshal of this territory.
On motion of Vr. Elmore, The house took up resolution No. 12,111 ) • Resolution relative to an adjournmeat of the as. sembly without day;" and · On inotion of Mr. Elmore,
The blank therein was filled with the word “twenty." Mr. Durling moved to amend the resolution by striking out the word “nexi," afier the word " January.” Which was disagreed 10).
On motion of Mr. Elmore, Ordered, ihat said resulution do lie on the table until Slunday next.
Mr. Ellis, by leave, offered the following resolution, to wit:
No. 15, (HI.) “ Resolution relative to the adjournment of the present session of the legislative assembiy:
"Resolveil. That the present session of the legislative assembly, if the council concur, shail cease and determine on the first day of February lex1."
And the question being put on the adoption thereof,
Nassrs. Barile11, Birchard, Crossian, Durling, Ellis, Elmore, Grani, Hopkins, Long, Olin, Paisons, Plail, Price, Thompson, and Walker (speaker)- 15.
Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Agry, Capron, Ilicks, Hunkins, Manahan, Masters, Messersmith, Meeker, Palmer, Tripp and Trowbridge-11.
On inotion of Mr. Plait, The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, having the following memorial and bill under consideration, to wit: