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Said bill was then read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Billings, The House adjourned.

SATURDAY, January 31, 1846.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Spaulding.
The Journal was read and corrected.

Mr. Burnett, from the select committee to which had been Teferred the report of the commissioners and other papers

relative to the survey and sale of lots in Polosi, asked leave to withdraw the map on file,

Leave was granted.

Mr. Mooers, from the committee to which it had been referred, reported back

No. 61, (H. of R.) “ A bill relative to a certain territorial road,"

With amendments.
The said bill was then read the second time.

Mr. Cruson, from the committee on Engrossment, reported as correctly engrossed,

No. 42, (H. of R.) "A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to amend an act to establish the rate of toll for grind

ing;

No. 43, (H. of R.) 'A bill to provide for the organization of the county of Jackson, and for other purposes ;"

No. 66, (H. of R.) “ A bill to amend an act entitled ' an act to incorporate the town of Platteville ;” and

No. 57, (H. of R.) "A bill defining the time for taking apreals from the vote of school meetings, and for other pur

poses."

Mr. MaGone, froin the committee on Corporations, to which it had been referred, reported

No. 19, (C.) "A bill to incorporate the Rock River Mutual Insurance Company,"

Without amendment.

Mr. Crawford, from the committee to which it had been referred, reported back

No. 3, (C.) “ A bill providing for authentic statements as to the title to real estate,"

With amendments.

No. 55, (H. of R.) 'A bill defining the time for taking appeals from the vote of school meetings, and for other pur

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poses,"

Was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to

No. 43, (H. of R.) “A bill to provide for the organization of the county of Jackson and for other purposes ;"

Was read the third time and passed ; when

Mr. Dennis moved to amend the title by striking out all after the word “ bill," and insert "to submit to the inhabitants of the counties of Jefferson and Dadge the question of the division of said counties;"

Which was agreed to.
The title of said bill, as amended, was then agreed to.

No. 59, (H. of R.) "A bill to authorize school district No. 2, in Sheboygan county, to levy a tax for building a school house,”

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

No. 66, (H. of R.) " A bill to amend an act entitled 'an act to incorporate the town of Platteville ;"

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

No. 42, (H. of R.) "A bill to amend an act entitled an act to amend an act to establish the rate of toll for grinding ;"

Was taken up; when
Mr. Thomas moved to lay said bill on the table ;

Which was agreed to.

No. 54, (C.) “A bill to incorporate the Carrollton Manu. facturing Company of Ormsbeeville, Wisconsin;"

Was read the third time.
Mr. Graves moved to lay said bill on the table ;
Which was decided in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Billings, Burnett, Croswell, Fisher, Graves, Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Pole, Sheldon and Wooster,-- 11.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Brawley, Brown, Clapp, Crawford, Cru. son, Dennis, Earll, Jones, Mooers, Morrow, Parker, Phelps, Thomas and Darling, (Speaker,)-15.

A message from the Council, by their Secretary:

"Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform you, that the Governor has notified the Council that he did sign and deposite in the office of the Secretary of the Territory, the following acts, memorials and resolutions, on the following respective dates :

January 14, 1846. 'An act to authorize school district No. 4, in Dane county, to levy an additional tax to build a school house ;' and

An act concerning the boundary line between the counties of Crawford and Chippewa.'

January 20, 1846. ' An act to provide for the payment of certain claims against the Territory ;'

An act for the relief of Benton & Garfield ;' An act relating to coroners ;' ' An act to provide for the payment of M. M. Jackson's ac. count for services as Attorney General;'

An act to provide for the payment of A. Botkin's account for services rendered while Auditor of the Territory ;'

"An act to authorize persons having a lien upon land to pay the taxes upon the same;"

* Joint resolution relative to procuring standard weights and measures;' and

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Memorial to Congress for the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers.'

January 21, 1846. "An act relating to the purchase and redemption of real estate sold on execution.'

Jauuary 23, 1846. 'An act to provide for the more convenient mode of contesting elections of county and other officers;' and

* Resolution requiring the Secretary of the Territory to redeem certain bonds and scrip in the hands of the Treasurer of the Territory

January 27, 1846. "An act to amend an act entitled 'an act to authorize the construction of certain dams across the Rock River,' approved April 1, 1843;' and

Memorial to Congress on the subject of a collection district and a port of entry."

January 29, 1846. • An act to authorize school district No. 7, in Snake Hollow school town, in Grant county, to levy an additional tax to build a school house ;'

• An act to authorize school district No. 3, in the county of Dane, to levy a tax to build a school house;'

• An act to amend an act entitled " an act concerning masters in chancery."'. "An act fixing the salary of the Attorney General;'

An act relative to the county of Crawford and the counties thereunto attached for judicial purposes ;'

"A memorial to the Congress of the United States relative to a mail route from the Falls of St. Croix to La Pointe, on Lake Superior ;' and

A memorial to Congress for an appropriation to complete the improvement of the steamboat landing at Potosi, on the Mississippi river, in Wisconsin."

Mr. Phelps, from the joint committee on Enrollment, made the following report:

The joint committee on Enrollment report as correctly enrolled :

"An act to divide the county of lowi, and establish the counties of La Fayette and Montgomery;'

An act to incorporate Carroll College ;' “ An act to provide for the division of the county of Milwaukee "

“An act to provide for the improvement of Grant river, at Potosi, in Grant county;"

“ An act to incorporate the city of Milwaukee ;''

“Resolution providing for a final settlement of the claims of Daniel Baxter ;"

“ An act to vacate a part of Second street, in the town of Potosi, in the county of Grant, and for other purposes ;"

“ An act to amend an act entitled 'an act to incorporate the village of Fair Play,' approved Feb. 24, 1815;" and

"An act to provide for paying the Adjutant General of the Militia for his former services and disbursements.”

NOAN PHELPS,
Of the joint committee of the House.

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Mr. Hoard moved to amend said bill No, 54, (C.) by strika ing out all after the enacting clause ;

Which was decided in the negative,
And the ayes and noes having been called for,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Billings, Burnett, Croswell, Dennis, Fisher, Graves,
Hoard, Jackson, MaGone, Pole, Sheldon and Wooster, -12.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Barstow, Brawley, Brown, Clapp, Crawford, Cruson, Earll, Jones, Mooers, Morrow, Parker, Phelps, Thomas and Darling, (Speaker,)-14.

And the question having been put,
“Shall this bill pass ?"
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the bill was passed and the title thereof agreed to.

Mr. MaGone moved to re-consider the vote by which the
House passed said bill No. 54, (C.)

Which was decided in the negative.
And a division having been called for,
There were ayes 11---noes 12.

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