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On motion of Mr. Martin, The title of the said memorial was amended by adding to it the words, “To the President of the United States."

On motion of Mr. Barber, The title was further amended by adding the words, “praying for the removal of James D. Doty froin the office of governor of said territory."

The question was then taken on the title as amended, and the title was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Crocker, it was Ordered, that the yeas and noes on the final passage of this memorial, be certified by the president and secretary of the council, and one copy be transmitted to the president of the United States, and one copy to the delegate in congress.

Mr. Martin offered the following resolution, which was read the first and second time:

Resolved, if the house of representatives concur, that the two houses of the legislative assembly will meet in convention in the hall of the house of representatives, at six o'clock, P. M., of today, and proceed to the election of commissioner of public buildings.

Mr. Martin moved that all rules, preventing the reading of said resolution the third time, be now suspended.

Which was agreed to-two-thirds voting in the affirmative; and the resolution was read the third time.

The question was then put—"Shall the resolution pass ?
Which was decided in the affirmative.

On motion,
The council adjourned until six o'clock.

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Mr. Whiton, from the committee on enrollment, reported as correctly enrolled "joint resolutions relative to the Milwaukee and Rock river canal lands."

On motion of Mr. Whiton, Ordered, that the secretary of the council transmit to the house of representatives a copy of the report of the commissioner of public buildings, together with all the accompanying documents in the possession of the council. Mr. Crocker offered the following joint resolution:

Resolved, by the council and house of representatives, that the presiding officer of each house of the legislative assembly shall, on the tenth day of December, 1842, at nine o'clock, A. M., adjourn their respective houses until the last Monday of January, 1843, at twelve o'clock, M.

On motion of Mr. Newland,
A call of the council was ordered.

The roll was called, and the absentees were Messrs. Barber, Dewey, Martin, Rountree and Whiton.

The sergeant-at-arms was despatched to notify the absent members that their attendance was required; and,

On motion of Newland, Further proceedings under the order for a call of the council were suspended.

The following message from the house of representatives was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“ Mr. President: The house of representatives have concurred in resolutions of this house, authorizing a loan for the redemption of certain lands which have been sold for taxes; and have negatived a resolution of this house, relative to the election of commissioner of public buildings.”

On motion of Mr. Baker, The joint “resolution relative to the adjournment of the legislative assembly” was read the first and second time.

On motion, it was Ordered, (two-thirds voting in the affirmative,) that the 29th rule of the council, and all other rules preventing said resolution from being read the third time now, be suspended in reference to said resolution;

And the resolution was read the third time.
Mr. Baker moved to amend the resolution by striking out the
words "shall on the tenth day of December, at nine o'clock, A.
M.," and insert the words, “when they adjourn to-day.”

On motion of Mr. Martin,
The resolution was committed to the committee of the whole;

And the council thereupon resolved itself into a committee of the whole, for the consideration of said joint resolution;

Mr. Dewey in the chair.

After a short time the committee rose, and by their chairman reported said resolution with an amendment.

The question was then put—" Will the council concur in the amendment?” which was decided in the affirmative.

So the council concurred in the amer.dment.

The question then being put—“Shall the resolution be read the third time?" it was decided in the affirmative.

So the resolution was read the third time, and, on motion, it was then passed.

The committee on engrossed bills reported the joint resolutions relative to the present session of the legislative assembly, as correctly engrossed; and, The resolutions were then read the third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Martin,
The council took a recess for one hour.

NINE O'CLOCK, P. M.

The following message from the house of representatives was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“Mr. President: The house of representatives have concurred in memorial No. 1, of this house, entitled ' memorial of the council and house of representatives of the territory of Wisconsin, to the president of the United States, praying for the removal of James D. Doty from the office of governor of said territory;' and have concurred in a resolution of this house relative to adjournment, with an amendment, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house;"

Which, on motion of Mr. Whiton, was taken up for consideration.

Mr. Whiton moved to amend the amendment of the house, by inserting after the word “ December," the words, “ eighteen hundred and forty-two," and after the word "o'clock," the letters “A.

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Which was decided in the affirmative.

The question was then put " Will the council concur in the amendment of the house of representatives, as amended?” Which was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Newland, The council adjourned until eight o'clock to-morrow morning.

SATURDAY, December 10, 1842.

On motion of Mr. Barber,
The reading of yesterday's journal was dispensed with :

The following message from the house of representatives was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“Mr. President: I am directed to present for your signature, the following resolutions and memorial, which have been signed by the speaker of the house of representatives, viz:

66 Joint resolutions relative to the present session of the legislative assembly; and

« Memorial of the council and house of representatives of the territory of Wisconsin, to the president of the United States, praying for the removal of James D. Doty, from the office of governor of said territory."

"I am also direeted to inform you, that the amendment of this house to the amendment of the house of representatives, to the resolution relative to adjournment, have been concurred in;": Which resolutions and memorial were signed by the president.

The following message from the house of representatives was delivered by the clerk thereof, viz:

“Mr. President: I am directed to inform the council, that the house of representatives are now ready to adjourn."

Mr. Whiton moved that the secretary inform the house of representatives that the council are now ready to adjourn; Which was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Martin, The council adjourned until the last Monday in January, A. D. 1843, at 12 o'clock, M.

MONDAY, January 30, 1843. The council met pursuant to adjournment.

The president informed the council that the sergeant-at-arms had reported to him that a quorum of members had not arrived at the seat of government; whereupon,

On motion of Mr. Crocker,
The council adjourned until three o'clock this afternoon.

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M.

The president again informed the council that a quorum was not present; whereupon,

On motion of Mr. Crocker, The council adjourned.

TUESDAY, January 31, 1843.

The council met pursuant to adjournment, and the president informed the council that a quorum of the members was not present.

On motion of Mr. White,
The council adjourned until three o'clock this afternoon.

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M.

The president again informed the council that a quorum of the members was not present; whereupon,

On motion of Mr. Barber, The council adjourned until half-past six o'clock this evening.

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