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The undermentioned were severally read the first and second time, to wit:

No. 6, (C.) “ Memorial to congress for the adjustment of land titles, and the sale of the mineral lands in the Wisconsin land district;"

No. 50, (C.) "A bill to change the name of Cyrus Mancheste: Hussey Burgess to Cyrus Manchester Hussey Lay;"?

No. 51, (C.) "A bill to revive and amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the town of Platteville, approved February 19!h, 1811;"

No. 43, (C.) "A bill to posipone the payment of principal and interest moneys due from purchasers of canal lands, and for other purposes;"

No. 41, (C.) "A bill to submit to the people of Wisconsin the question of the expediency of forming a state government;" and

Mr. Ellis moved that said bill No. 44, (C.) be referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

And the question being put thercon,
It passed in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Tripp,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,
Messrs. Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Meeker, and Price-5.
Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Agry, Birilett, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Graat, Hicks, Ilopkins, Ilunkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Platı, 'Thompsun, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)-21.

Mr. Crossman moved that all rules of the house preventing the passage of said bill No. 44, (C.) be now suspended.

Mr. Darling, moved to amend the motion of Mr. Crossman, by adding there to the words " and that the governor's signature ap. proving said bill be affixed thereto,"

And called for the ayes and noes on said motion, when
Mr. Crossinan, by leave, withdrew his motion.

Mr. Ellis moved ilut bill No. 43, (C.) be referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

And the question being put thercon,
I passed in the negative,
And ile ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Ellis,
Those who voted in the affirmative, were

Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Capron, Crossman, Ellis, Meeker, Price, and Trowbridge-8.

Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Birchard, Dirling, Elmore, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Ilunkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Messersinith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Plat!, Thompson, Tripp, and Walker (spk’r.)—IS.

Bills on their third reading being announced, the follosing were read ihe third time, passed, and ihe title thereof agreed to, to uit:

No. 37, (0.) "A bill to authorize Jared Like and his associates to build and maintain a wbarf."

The undermentioned bill was read the third time, to wit: No. 28,(C.) “A bill to provide for the punishment of the offence of trespass on the lands of individuals, and for other purposes."

And the question being put on the passage thereol, Il passed in the negative; And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Palmer, Those who voied in the affirmative, were Messrs. Barileit, Birchard, Ellis, Elmore, Grant, Hopkins, Masters, Parsons, Thompson, Tripp, and Walker (spk'r.)-11.

Those who voted in the negative, were
Messrs. Agry, Capron, Crossman, Darling, Hicks, Huokias,
Long, Manahan, Messersmith, Meeker, Olin, Paliner, Plati, Price,
and Trowbridge-15.

Mr. Manahan, by leave, introduced the following memorial:
Which was read the first and second time, to wit:

No. 7, (H.)“ Memorial 10 the congress of the United States, relative to a United States road from Prairie du Chien to La Point on Lake Superior,

On motion of Mr. Elmore, The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, for the consideration of the following bills,

Mr. Capron in the chair:

No. 27, (C.) “A bill prescribing the time of holding the appual session of the legislative assembly;">

No.38, (II.) “A bill to authorize Clovis A. La Grave to keep a ferry;" and

No. 39, (II.) “A bill to incorporate the Burlington Academy, in the village of Burlington."

After some time spent therein, the committee rose, and reported the said bills without amendnicnt.

Ordered, that bills Nos. 38 and 39 (H.) be engrossed for a third teading, and that bill No. 27 (C.) be ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Darling, Ordered, that so much of the rules of this house as prohibits bill No. 27 (C.) from being read the third time, be suspended with reference to said bill.

Which was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Platt, So much of the 16th rule as prohibits bills from being read the second time on the same day, was suspended with reference to bill No. 38, (II.)

And the said bill was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Trowbridge, So much of the 16th rule of the house as prohibits bills from being read the second and third time on the same day, was suspended in reference to bill No. 39, (H.)

And the said bill was then read the third time, passed, and the title therco agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Elmore,
The house took up the following bill, to wit;

No. 7, (C.) “A bill to provide for the election of clerks of the boards of supervisors, and for other purposes;"

And the question being put on agreeing to the amendments reported by the committee of the whole,

It passed in the affirmative.
The said bill was then ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Manahan, No. 31, (II.) “A bill to repeal the several acts appointing a treasurer and auditor, and for other other purposes," was taken up.

Pending the question on agreeing to the amendment moved by Mr. Hankins, and

On motion of Mr. Elmore, The said bill was recommitted to the committee of the whole house.

On motion of Mr. Meeker, The following bills were referred to the same committee, to wit:

No. 30, (H.)“A bill to repeal an act regulating taverns and groceries;"

No. 35, (H.)“ A bill to prevent disturbances and interrupticas at camp meetings."

The huuse then resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, for the consideration of the said several bills,

Mr. Ellis in the chair;

And after some time the committee rose, and by their chairman reported bills Nos. 30 and 35 without, and No. 31 with amend. ments.

Bill No. 35 was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, Mr. Hunkins moved that bill No. 30 be indefinitely postponed, And the question being put thereon, It passed in the affirmative; And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Thompson, Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Agry, Barilett, Capron, Darling, Ellis, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Hunkins, Manahan, Messersmith, Palmer, and Price - 15.

Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Birchard, Crossman, Elmore, Long, Masters, Meeker, Thomson, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (spk’r.)—10.

So the said bill was indefinitely postponed.

Pending the question on concurring in the amendments made by the committee of the whole house to bill No. 31, and

On motion of Mr. Crossman,
The house adjourned until half past two o'clock, P. M.

HALF-PAST TWO O'CLOCK, P. M.

A message from the council by their secretary: “Mr. Speaker: The council have passed the following, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house, to wit:

No. 39, (C.) 'A bill to incorporate the city of Milwaukee;'

No. 54, (C.) .A bill to change the name of Cordelia Elvira Hood to Cordelia Elvira Burris, and to provide that the said Cor. delia shall be the adopted child and legal heir of Martin V. Burris;' and

No. 23, (H.) “A bill to authorize David Jones and Erastus Bailey to build and maintain a dam across the Pish-te-go river,' with amendments.”

The speaker stated that the question pending before the house, was on concurring in the amendments made by the committee of the whole house to the undermentioned bill, to wit:

No. 31, (H.) “A bill to repeal the several acts appointing a treasurer and auditor, and for other purposes;" when,

On motion of Mr. Elmore, A call of the house was made, and Messrs. Hunkins, Olin, Palmer, Platt, and Price, reported to be absent.

On motion of Mr. Bartlett, Ordered, that Mr. Olin be excused from attendance in the house.

The sergeant-at-arms was sent to notify Messrs. Hunkins, Palmer, Platt and Price that their attendance was desired in the house; Several of the absentees having appeared in their seats; and,

On motion of Mr. Elmore, Further proceedings in the call of the house were dispensed with.

Mr. Hicks moved to amend said bill by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting the following, to wit:

“Section 1. That all persons having in their possession any evidences of debt against the territory, shall present the same to the auditor of the territory, at Madison, for record, who shall record in a book to be kept by him for that purpose, the nature of the claims of indebtedness, acknowledged by the territory, by whom signed, and countersigned, when dated, the several amounts and to whom payable.

Sec. 2. The auditor shall place on all vouchers not returned after record such mark or device as will prevent a second registration.

Sec. 3. So much of any law of this territory as provides for the assessing and collecting a territorial revenue, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. The secretary of the territory shall cause to be published a correct copy of this act in all the weekly journals of this territory; and all paper charges for publishing the same shall be paid out of any money appropriated by congress to pay for printing the laws of the territory.

Sec. 5. The auditor shall receive for the services contemplated by this act such suni as the legislature may think just and proper;"

And the question being put on adopting said amendment,

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