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rectified, the said three names will be entered in said Charter.-The names
Omitted are Noah Chittenden, Thomas Tolman, & Stephen Pearl.
The foregoing Resolution sent by Judge Fassett.
Adjourned to 9 Clock Tomorrow.

SATURDAY 20th October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, his honor Lt Governor Olcott, and the following members of the Honble. Council vizt. Timothy Brownson Thomas Porter Samuel Safford John Strong Ebenezer Walbridge Luke Knoulton Jonathan Arnold Ebenezer Marvin Paul Brigham. Joseph Fay Sec. Jonathan

Bell Sheriff.

An act Granting a Lottery of £160 for Compleating the Court House in Rutland was ordered to lie until Tuesday next.

An act dividing the Township of Fairhaven into two Towns, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred.

A petition signed Charles Ward Abthorp [Apthorp,] by his Attorney Ammasa Payne, praying for Leave to amend his declaration in Identifying a certain piece of Land in Woodstock which is in dispute, and an action now pending in Windsor County Court, having been read in the House & committed, Resolved that Mess. Arnold & Safford join said Committee.

Adjourned to 9 °Clock Monday next.

MONDAY 224 October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, his Honor Lt Governor Olcott, and the following members of the Honble. Council, as usual. [Probably as on the preceding Saturday.] Having no business from the House, Adjourned until 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

TUESDAY, IN COUNCIL, 23d October 1792.

Met according to Adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, His honor Lt. Governor Olcott, and the following members of the Honble. Council vizt. Timothy Brownson Thomas Porter Samuel Safford John Strong Ebenezer Walbridge Luke Knoulton Jonathan Arnold Ebenezer Marvin Paul Brigham. Joseph Fay Secv. Jonathan Bell Sherriff.

The following resolution was rec'd from the House vizt

IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY October 20th. 1792. Resolved that His Excellency the Governor with advice of Council be requested to appoint Thursday the sixth day of December a day of public Thanksgiving throughout this State.

Attest, R. WHITNEY Clerk.

The Governor & Council joined in Grand Committee according to adjournment for the purpose of Completeing Orange County Election. Said County not being ready, the Committee adjourd until next Friday morning, at which time the Committee will proceed to appoint a Major General of the Militia of the 2d Division in this State in lieu of the Honble. Major General Samuel Safford Resigned.

Resolved that the Revd. Doct. Williams be requested to make a Draught of a Proclamation for a public day of Thanksgiving thro'out this State.

An act Granting a Lottery of £160 for the purpose of Completeing the new Court House in Rutland, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred.

A messuage from the House by Mr. Spencer was rec'd requesting the Governor & Council to join the House in Grand Committee to take under Consideration the Settlement with General Allen, which Took up the whole day, after which the Council returned & adjourned until 9 Clock Tomorrow, to which time the Committee also adjourned. 1

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WEDNESDAY 24 October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present as yesterday.

The Governor & Council joined the House in Grand Committee on the account of General Ira Allen; after a full hearing by Mr. Tichenor Council [counsel] on the part of the State-and Mr. Buck Council for Mr. Allen, the Committee passed a resolution recommending to the General Assembly that the Sense of the Committee was that the State was not Indebted to General Allen neither in Law or equity, & that the Treasurer be directed to Call on General Allen for one thousand Dollars paid to him by order of the General Assembly in October last; whereupon the Committee dissolved, and the Council adjourned to 9 0.Clock Tomorrow.'

THURSDAY 25 October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Gov Chittenden, His honor Lt Governor Olcott and the following members of the Honble. Council viz Timothy Brownson John Fassett Thomas Porter Samuel Safford John Strong Ebenezer Walbridge Luke Knoulton Jonathan Arnold Ebenezer Marvin Paul Brigham. Joseph Fay Secy. Jona Bell Sherriff.

An Act for Incorporating the Townships of Fairfield & Bakersfield into two Townships having passed the General Assembly, and having remained in Council until it became a Law-Resolved that Mr. Fassett return said act to the General Assembly and request them to reconsider said Act and take into consideration a different Division of said Towns and other Towns adjoining.

An Act Granting to William Page & Lewis R. Morris the exclusive right of Locking Bellows Falls having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred with several amendments written and annexed thereto.2

Adjourned to 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

FRIDAY 26 October 1792. Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, His honor Lt Governor Olcott, and the following members of the Honble. Council vizt. Timothy Brownson John Fassett Thomas Porter Samuel Safford John Strong Ebenezer Walbridge Luke Knoulton Jonathan Arnold Ebenezer Marvin Paul Brigham. Joseph Fay Secy. Jonathan Bell Sheriff.

'See printed Assembly Journal of 1792, pp. 48–52. 2See Appendix D.

The following certificate rec'd from the Treasurer & ordered to be recorded vizt.

TREASURER'S OFFICE, Rutland October 25 1792.

This may certify that Samuel Avery Esquire hath paid into the Treasury eighty-seven pounds ten shillings in specie for 9,723 acres of Land lying northerly and adjoining to Lands Granted to John Kelly Esq it being in full therefor, the same being receipted to said Avery.

SAMUEL MATTOCKS Treas".

True copy sent to the Secy of State. Attest, JOSEPH FAY Secy.

Agreeable to the order of the day the Governor and Council joined the House in Grand Committee for the purpose of Electing civil officers for the County of Orange; the nomination was read and passed the House, after which Joseph Tyler Esqr of Townsend was Elected justice of the Peace within and for the County of Windham-Asa Briggs & John Lord was Elected Justices of the Peace for the County of Windsor—Jonathan Fisk was Elected justice of the Peace Within & for the County of Chittenden. James Whitlow [Whitelaw] Esqr was Elected Surveyor General for the year ensuing.- Isaac Tichenor Esq. was Elected Major General of the 2d. Division of the Militia of this State vice Gen Safford resigned.

An act Incorporating Cavendish Grammar School, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred.

A petition signed Samuel Atly [Atbee] praying for an Act of Insolvency, having been read in General Assembly, and Committed to Messrs. Harvey, Thompson, and Greene, to join a Committee of Council, State facts and make report-Resolved that Mr Fassett join said Committee. Adjourned until 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

SATURDAY 27 October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. His Excellency the Governor, Lt. Governor & Members of Council as yesterday.

A petition Signed Aaron Parmalee of Weybridge, having been read in General Assembly and Committed to join a Committee of CouncilResolved that Mr. Fassett join said Committee.

A petition signed Thomas Chandler, praying for an Act of Insolvency, having been read in General Assembly & Committed to join a Committee of Council-Resolved that Mr. Walbridge join said Committee.

A petition signed Thomas Payne, praying for an Act of Insolvency, having been read in General Assembly and Committed to join a Committee of Council-Resolved that Mr. Walbridge join said Committee.

A petition signed John Cramer, praying for an Act of Insolvency, having been read in General Assembly and Committed to join a Committee of Council-Resolved that Mr. Walbridge join said Committee.

A petition signed Elijah S. Hollister, praying for an Act of Insolvency, having been read in General Assembly and Committed to join a Committee of Council-Resolved that Mr Safford join said Committee. Adjourned to 10 °Clock Monday next.

MONDAY 29th. October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, His honor Lt Governor Olcott & the following members of the Honble. Council the same as yesterday [Saturday.]

His honor Judge Knoulton Ŏbtained Leave of Absence during the present Session.

An act Granting Anthony Haswell Leave to raise £200 by Lottery, having been read and passed in General Assembly, was read and Concurred.

An act Granting to Jabez Rogers Leave to raise by Lottery the sum of £1,200, having passed the General Assembly, was read & Concurred. An act altering the name of Tomlinson to that of Grafton, having passed the General Assembly, was read and concurred.

An act discharging Samuel Atley from his Debts having passed the General Assembly was read and concurred.

An act annexing Walden Gore to Danville, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred.

A bill from the House was rec'd appointing Messrs. [Lemuel] Chipman, D. Sheldon, Hunt, E. Robinson & Thompson to be a Committee, to join a Committee of Council, to take under consideration the expediency of Dividing the Counties of Orange & Chittenden-Resolved that Mr. Olcott & Mr. Strong join said Committee.

Adjourned to 2 °Clock P. M.

Met according to adjournment.

An act Granting to Levi Pease the exclusive right of Running a Stage from Springfield to Dartmouth College, having passed the General Assembly, was read and Concurred.

A messuage from the House was rec'd requesting the Governor and Council to join the House in Grand Committee tomorrow morning to take under consideration the several Claims of those persons who have purchased Lands of the Commissioners of sales, and Credittors to Estates so confiscated.

Adjourned to 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

TUESDAY IN COUNCIL, 30 October, 1792.

Met according to adjournment. His Excellency Governor Chittenden Present, & his honor L Governor Olcott & the following members of the Houble. Council viz. Timo. Brownson John Fassett Thomas Porter Samuel Safford John Strong Ebenezer Walbridge Jonathan Arnold Ebenezer Marvin Paul Brigham. Joseph Fay Secv. Jonathan Bell Sheriff.

Agreeable to the order of the day, the Governor and Council joined the House in Grand Committee for the purpose of Taking under Consideration the making compensation to persons who have purchased confiscated Estates whose Titles have not proved Good, & for paying to persons debts due from confiscated Estates. His Excellency the Governor in the Chair, Joseph Fay Clerk. Whereupon the Committee proceeded as Entered on the journals of the House.'

Adjourned to 2 Clock P. M.

From the printed Assembly Journal, Oct. 30 1792, A. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment, when, agreeably to the order of the day, his Excellency the Governor, and Council, appeared in the house, and joined in Grand Committee, for the purpose of taking under consideration the several claims of those persons who have purchased lands of the Commissioners of sales of confiscated estates, and whose titles have failed-and also the claims of the creditors to estates so confiscated. His Excellency the Governor in the chair. Joseph Fay, Clerk. On motion, Resolved, as the opinion of this Committee, That they recommend to the Legislature of this State, to make compen

Met according to adjournment & proceeded to join the House in Grand Committee, agreeable to adjournment, to take under consideration the subject of Allowing and paying Debts due from persons whose Estates have been confiscated to the use of this State-Whereupon Resolved to recommend to the Legislature that no such debt or Claims whatever ought in justice or equity to be paid.

Resolved that Andrew Barton Jur and Joel Barber be and they are hereby appointed justices of the peace within & for the County of Addison.

An act impowering the administrators of Seth Keeler Deceased to give deeds, having passed the General Assembly, was read and con

curred.

An act Establishing (for the time being) the rate to which printing business for the State shall be done, having passed the General Assembly was read & Concurred.

An act confirming the Choice of a First Constable in the South district of Wardsborough, having passed the General Assembly, was read & Concurred.

An act Laying a Tax on the County of Rutland of one penny on the pound, having passed the General Assembly, was read & Concurred.

An act in addition to an act to amend an act Levying [a tax] in Burlington, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred. An act Incorporating Jacksons's Gore and part of Ludlow into one district, having passed the General Assembly was read & concurred. Adjourned to 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

WEDNESDAY 31 October 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present as yesterday.

An act discharging Daniel Stanton from his Credittors having passed the General Assembly, was read and Concurred.

Honble. Ebenezer Walbridge requested Leave of absence during the present Session, which was accordingly Granted.

Adjourned to 2 Clock P. M.

Met according to adjournment.

On a bill from the House appointing Messrs. Williams, Greene, & Farrand to join a Committee of Council to take under Consideration & report a General Act of Insolvency, Resolved that his honor [Lieut.] Govern Olcott join sd Committee

Adjourned to 9 °Clock Tomorrow.

THURSDAY 1 November 1792.

Met according to adjournment. Present His Excellency Governor Chittenden, his hon. Lt. Gov. Olcott & the Members of Council as yesterday.

An act in adition to an act in alteration of an act Incorporating the Members of the Athens Grammar School into a Society, having passed the General Assembly was read and Concurred.

An act Gra ng a Land Tax of 2d pr acr on the Township of Windsor having passed the General Assembly was read & Concurred.

sation to those persons who have purchased lands of Commissioners of sales of confiscated estates, and who have been ejected off said lands, where, upon examination, the justice and equity of their claim may require it. Adjourned to 2 o'clock P. M.

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