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REPORT AND RESOLUTIONS RELATIVE TO REDUCING POSTAGES AND ABRIDGING THE FRANKING PRIVILEGE.
The committee to whom were referred the documents communicated to the Senate by his Excellency the Governor, at the commencement of the session, from the Legislatures and the Executives of other States of the Union, having had under consideration the following resolutions adopted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New York, on the ninth of April last, and transmitted to the Governor of this State, to be laid before the Legislature thereof, to wit:
“STATE OF NEW YORK. “Resolved, as the sense of this Legislature, That the franking privilege, tolerated by the post office law of the United States, is a monopoly unsuited to the spirit of the age, subject to enormous abuses, and an unreasonable burden to the few letter correspondents that bear the principal expense of the establishment, and ought to be abolished.
“Resolved, That for the purpose of diminishing the burdens of corres. pondents, increasing the revenues of the post office establishment, and restoring the community, rich and poor, to an equal participation in its benefits, letter postage ought to be greatly reduced, and the disparity between the charge of letters and other matter carried in the mail, corrected.
“Resolved, That our Representatives and Senators in Congress be respectfully requested to use their best endeavors to procure a reform in the post office laws, based on the above views.
“Resolved, That the Executive of this State be respectfully requested to transmit copies of the foregoing resolutions to the Senators and Representatives of this State in Congress, and also to the Executives of our sister States, with a view to their being laid before their legislative bodies."
Respectfully report the following resolutions, which they recommend for adoption:
Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Vermont, That they do concur in the said resolutions above recited; and that our Representatives and Senators in Congress be respectfully requested, to use their best endeavors to procure a reform in the post office laws, in conformity with the above views.
Resolved, That the Executive of this State be respectfully requested to transmit copies of the foregoing report and resolutions to the Senators and Representatives of this State in Congress, and also 'to the Executives of our sister States, with the view to their being laid before their respective legislative bodies.
P. STARR, for committee.
Abbott, Richard F., petition of, 38, 36.
resolutions from minority of Committee of Elections on his right
to a seat, 56, 59, 64, 74, 92. 113.
- reports on his right to a seat, (Appendix 95, 96.] Amendment of resolution relative to act of 1841 in amendment of sec. 63,
chap. 28, Revised Statutes, 10.
on reducing salaries, 25.
26. on extending jurisdiction of justices of the
peace, 27. to bill S. 11, in addition to chap. 97 of the Revised Statutes,
31. of motion to print report of Committee on Education, 36. to bill S. 8, constituting board of education, &c., 38. to bill 8. 18, on fees of auditors, referees, &c., 40, 41. to bill S. 42, relating to taking of testimony, 46. to bill S. 16, relating to insane poor, 46. to bill S. 44, relating to banks, 57, 60. to bill S. 29, in addition to chap. 44 of the Revised Statutes,
58, to bill 8. 40, on boundary line between Bennington and Wind
ham counties, 61. to bill H. 86, to amend sec. 11, chap. 16, of the Revised Stat
utes, 64. to bill H. 108, to amend sec. 6, chap. 83, of the Revised StatAmendment of resolution on the right of A. Allen to a seat in the Senate,
59, 65. of resolution fixing time for adjournment without day, 66. of bill H. 15, to divide the State into Congressional districts,
66, 67. of bill H. 6, in addition to chap. 29 of the Revised Statutes,
of bill 8. 41, relating to highways, 72.
&c., 81. of bill 8. 21, for relief of Salma Davis and others, 82. of bill H. 131, relating to the Bank of Montpelier, 83. of bill S. 69, for geological survey, 83. of bill S. 51, to pay John S. Pettibone, 85. of bill S. 23, incorporating St. Albans Steam Mill and Trans
portation Company, 89, 90. of bill H. 138, relating to fees, 90. of bill H. 101, relating to banks, 92, 93. of bill S. 70, to pay Zadock Thompson, 94, 112. of bill S. 38, constituting a Board of Education, 95, 108. of bill H. 145, in addition to the listing law of 1841, 95, 98,
99, 104. of bill H. 171, in addition to chap. 29 of the Revised Stat
utes, 101. of bill H. 94, relative to U. S. deposito money, 103. of bill H. 36, incorporating Orange Co. Bank, 104. of bill S. 74, in alteration of chap. 83 of the Revised Statutes,
of bill S. 78, in relation to imprisonment for debt, 105, 106. of bill H. 121, in relation to chap. 77 of the revised Statutes,
106. of bill H. 150, to pay Chauncey Goodrich, 106. of bill S. 52, in amendment of chap. 80 of the Revised Stat
utes, 107. of bill H. 2, to repeal act in amendment of sec. 63, chap. 28,
of the Revised Statutes, 108.
Amendment of bill H. 112, to equalize privileges of the inhabitants of this
State, 110. of bill S. 49, in addition to chap. 24 of the Revised Statutes,
112. to resolution for reducing pay of members of Congress, 113. Appeal from decision of the Chair, 68. Asylum for the Insane, report of Trustees of, [Appendix 68.] Auditor, report of, on Public Accounts, communicated and referred, 19.
action on, 20, 87, 88. [See Appendix 33.]
to General Assembly, [Appendix 49.] Auditor's Abstract, 87, 88.
(See Appendix 23.] Auditor in the Treasury on the School Fund, 87, 88.
[See Appendix 20.] report of, on the state of the Treasury, (App. 17.)
BILLS of the Senate.—(Continued.)
vised Statutes, 27, 33, 35.
15 An act relating to claims, 28, 75.
35, 46, 50, 59.
| ing and governing the militia,' 29.
30, 34, 38, 63, 74,
| Company, 31, 89, 90, 91.
cases, 32, 37, 48, 51.
vised Statutes, 35, 112.
ter of the Revised Statutes, 35, 89, 115, 118.
78, 88, 90, 93.
Statutes, 38, 72.
chapter of the Revised Statutes, 39, 47, 50, 70, 74.
36 An act to alter the act relating to the Grand List, 40.
| Common Schools, 40, 47, 95, 96, 108, 109.
Counties of Bennington and Windham, 42, 53, 57, 58, 61, 78, 88,
41 An act relating to highways, 41, 72, 76, 97, 98.