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Ordered, that the undermentioned bills be referred to the con. mittee of the whole house, to wit:

No. 22, (C.) “A bill to amend an act entitled an act concerning nutaries public.”

No. 23, (C.) "A bill to incorporate the Madison Academy."

Thereupon, the house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house on said bills and memorial No. 8;

Mr. Price in the chair.

And after some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported said bills and memorial to the house, with amendments to each,

The amendments made to said bills, were severally concurred in by the house. And bill No. 25, ordered to the third reading; and

On motion of Mr. Hunkins,
Bill No. 22, was ordered to lie on the table.

The question was then put on concurring in the amendments made to memorial No. 8;

And it passed in the negative. And the ages and does having been called for by Mr. Ellis, Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Capron, Ellis, Hunkins, Olin, Palmer, Platt, Thompson and Tripp-10.

Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Birchard, Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Messersmith, Meeker, Parsons, Price, Trowbridge and Walker (speaker)–16.

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: • No. 63, (C.) 'A bill to authorize the president and trustees of the town of Milwaukec, to borrow money.'

And have postponed the consideration of No. 5, (HI.) •Resolution relative to an allowance to Daniel Baxa ter,' until the first Monday of January, 18 15."

Mr. Ellis moved to amend said memorial by adding the following words, to wit:

"Twin river and Kee-wau-nee" after the word “Manitouwoc" in the 5th line of the 3d page.

On motion of Mr. Trowbridge,

A Cuil vi we house was made, and Mr. Grant reported to be absent.

The sergeant-at-arms was sent to notify Mr. Grant that his attendance was desired in the house, when

Mr. Price nioved that further proceedings in the call of the house be dispensed with.

And the question being put,
It passed in the negative.
A division having been called for by Mr. Elmore,
There were ayes 9, nues 10.
Mr. Grant having appeared in his seat;

Ordered, that further proceedings in the call of the house be dispensed wiih.

The question was then put on agreeing to the amendment proposed by Mr. Ellis, and

It passed in the affirmative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Ellis,

Those who voted in the affirmative were, Dessrs. Agry, Barilett, Capron, Crossman, Darling, Ellis, Hopkins, Hunkins, Messersmith, Olin, Palmer, Parsons, Platt, Thompson, and Tripp-15.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Birchard, Elmore, Grant, Hicks, Long, Manahan, Masters, Meeker, Price, and Trowbridge-11.

Mr. Ellis moved further to amend the memorial by adding the following:

"And your memorialists further pray and represent, that until the question of the boundaries of Wisconsin shall be settled and determined by your honorable body, this territory will take no steps towards forming a constitution and stale governmeni."

Mr. Parsons moved to amend the amendment by adding to it the following words:

“Further than to get an expression of the people of the terrion the subject."

Mr. Ellis accepted the amendment.

Mr. Elmore culled for a division of the question on the amendment;

And the question was put on agreeing to the amendment of fered by Mr. Parsons,

And passed in the negative.

And the ayes anu noes having been called ivi wy 11. a me suud, Those who voted in the affirmative were, Messrs. Agry, Darling, Ellis, Hankins, Manahan, Parsons, Tripp, and Wilker, (speaker)-8.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Bartlett, Birchard, Capron, Crossmın, Elmore, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Long, Masters, Messersmith, Meeker, Olin, Palmer, Plari, Price, Thompson, and 'Trowbridge—18.

The question then recurred on the amendment offered by Mr. Ellis; and being put,

It passed in the negative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Ellis, · Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Ilunkins, Palmer, Parsons, Platt, Thompson, and Tripp-9.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Messersinith, Meeker, Olin, Price, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)-17.

Mr. Hunkins moved furiher to amend the memorial by adding to it the following, viz:

“ Your memorialists further claim that the territory of Wisconsin has an absolute inde feasible right to that part of the state of Michigan, formerly detached from this territory and annexed to that state, and hereby proclaim to the Union that they will never abandon that claim, but will maintain it to the death."

And the question being put on adopting said amendment,
It passed in the negative.

The question then recurred on ordering said memorial to a third reading; and being put,

It passed in the affirmative.

And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Trowbridge,

Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Birchard, Crossman, Darling, Elmore, Grant, Hicks, Hopkins, Long, Manahan, Masters, Messersmith, Meeker, Parsons, Price, Tripp, Trowbridge, and Walker (speaker)—17.

Those who voted in the negative were, Messrs. Agry, Bartlett, Capron, Ellis, Hunkins, Olin, Palmer, Platt, and Thompson-9,

On motion of Mr. Hunkins, The house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, Mr. Grant in the chair, for the consideration of the following bills, to wit:

No. 44, (C.) "A bill to submit to the people of Wisconsin the question of the expediency of forming a state government."

No. 42, (II.) "A bill to change the name of the town of Ve. mahbin, in the county of Milwaukee;"

No. 32, (I.) “A bill respecting religious societies;"

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported bill No. 42 without amendment; and that they had made some progress in bills 32 and 44, and desired leave to sit again for their further consideration.

Leave was then granted to sit again for the consideration of said bills 32 and 44; and No.42 was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading

On motion of Mr. Hunkins, So much of the sixteenth rule as prohibits bills from being read the second and third time on the same day, was suspended in reference to the last named bill.

The said bill was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to, by special order of the house.

On motion of Mr. Capron, The house adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, January 24, 1811.

The speaker announced the appointment of Messrs. Ellis, Parsons, and Hopkins, as the select committee to which was referred the auditor's report, received on yesterday,

On motion of Mr. Hicks, Ordered, that the reading of the journal be dispepsed vith. A message from the council by their secretary: “Mr. Speaker: The governor has notified the council that he

did, on the 23d inst., approve and deposite in the office of the gecretary of the territory:

“An act to amend an act entitled an act to repeal an act entitled an act to incorporate the stockholders of the Bank of Mineral Point, approved February 18th, 1842.

The council have passed

No. 37, (C.) “A bill to amend the act concerning proceedings in courts of record, and for other purposes;

In which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house; and have passed

No. 25, (H.) “Resolution relative to the improvement of the Muquonego road,

And have refused to concur in the amendments of this house to

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

Mr. Elmore presented the remonstrance of citizens of Walker's Point, against being included in the city of Milwaukee; . Which was laid on ihe table.

Mr. Platt presented the remonstrance of William St. John and others, citizens of Grant county, against the passage of any law authorizing foreigners to vote on the question of electing delegates to form a constitution and state government;

Which was laid on the table.

Mi. Trowbridge presented the petition of Joseph V. Quarles and 250 others, citizens of the county of Racine, praying for the passage of a law to submit to the people of this territory the ques. tion of a state government;

Which was read and laid on the table.

Mr. Darling presented the petition of H. A. Gallup and others, citizens of the county of Winnebago, praying for the passage of a law attaching said county to Fond du Lac for judicial purposes;

Which was laid on the table.

Mr. Darling also presented the petition of Clark Dickinson and other citizens of Winnebago county, praying for the passage of an act enabling said county to obtain certain records from Brown and Fond du Lac counties;

Which was referred to a select committee, composed of Messrs. Darling, Ellis, and Agry.

Mr. Agry from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Amos Hill and others, praying that said

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