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County of Essex," and "An act repealing the ninth Section of an act Entitled 'an act relating to fines, forfeitures, penalties and Costs, & directing the mode of taking recognizances in certain cases,'” which were severally reail and considered & then Resolved, To concur in passing the same respectively into laws.

On motion of M". Marvin, Resolved, That he have liberty of absence during the remainder of the Sessioa, and that his debenture be passed at 41 82 100 Dollars.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act suspending prosecutions against John Garland for the term of ten years," was sent up for revision &c. Read & Resolved, That it be referred to Mr. Chamberlain for amendment. Adjourned to 2 O'clock.

2 O'CLICK P. M. A bill, passed in the house of Representatives. Entitled “ An act incorporating certain persons therein mentioned by the name of the Center Turnpike Company,” was sent up for revision &c. and being read, Resolved, To concur with the house in passing the said bill into a law.

The Committee appointed on the bill Entitled “ An act for the purpose of regulating suits respecting landed property, and directing the mode of proceeding therein, reported the same with sundry amendments, which were read and considered. On the passing of the said bill the Yeas and Nays, being required by M. Jacob, were as follows: Yeas Messs. Brigham, Chamberlain, Miller, Allis, Spencer, Burt and Strong7. Nays - Messs. Safford, Robinson, Galusha, and Jacob –4: so it passed in the affirmative, and Mr. Spencer was requested to carry sd. Bill to the house & inform them thereof.

Adjourned to 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.

TUESDAY November 4th. 1800, 9 O'clock A. M. The Council met pursuant to adjournment. The following wriiten message was received from the house:

• In General Assembly Nov. 3, 1800. Resolved that the house do concur in passing the bill Entitled

An act in addition to an act entitled 'an act constituting the Supreme Court of Judicature,' &c.” Extract from the Journals.

Attest N. Osgood Clerk.On motion, M". Jacob obtained leave to introduce a bill Entitled - An act directing the appointment of a Clerk of Engrossings, and regulating his oflice and duty," and the same baving had two several readings, Resolved, That the same do pass, and that it be sent to the house for their revision & concurrence or proposals of amendment.

On motion, M. Burt obtained leave to introduce a bill Entitled “An act in addition to an act Entitled · An act laying a tax of three mills on the dollar on the polls and rateable estate of the Inhabitants of the County of Windham,' passed Nov. 2 1799," and the same being twice read, Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that it be sent to the house for their revision & concurrence or proposals of amendment.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act appointing a place for the meeting of the Electors of this State for electing à President and Vice President of the United States,” was sent up for revision &c. and being read, Ordered, That it be referred to M". Jacol) for amendment, who reported the same with amendment, which was accepted & Resolved, To concur in passing said bill as amended, & M". Jacob requested to carry the same to the house and inform them of the reasons of Council in proposing the said amendment.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act to suspend all prosecutions and suits of a civil nature against John Basse [Bessee) for the term of time therein mentioned," was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Galusha for amendment.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled " An act to incorporate the proprietors and owners of an Acqueduct in the east parish of Rutland," was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was Ordered, That it be referred to M" Spencer for amendment.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled " An act giving leave to John D. Nelson to raise by lottery the sum of one thousand Dollars," was sent up for revision &c. and the same being read, it was Resolved, To nonconcur with the house in passing the same into a law.

The following bills, passed in the house of Representatives, were sent up for revision and concurrence or proposals of amendment, viz. “ An act laying a tax of eight cents per acre on the town of St Albans, for the purpose therein mentioned;" ** An act laying a lax of three cents per acre on the town of Weston;" “An act laying a tax of two cents per acre on the town of Alburgh;” “ An act laying a tax on the County of Franklin;" An act for the alteration of the [name of the] town of Killington to that of Sherburne;" “ An act directing the Treasurer of this State to pay to Joseph Scott, Sheriff of the County of Orleans, the sum therein mentioned;' “ An act in addition to an act Entitled “An act incorporating certain persons by the name of the Green Mountain Turnpike Company, passed Nov. 2, 1799;" “ An act directing the Treasurer to give up to Sherman Fairchild a note of hand execuied for a bill of cost for Richard Dorrand, a State's Prisoner;" “ An act enabling the proprietors of Derby to ratity a survey of their first division lots;" “ An act appointing a new Collector and a new member of Committee on land taxes in Hardwick ;" "An act appointing a new Collector of a land tax in the town of Landgrove;"> An act to call in the hard money orders issued by the late Treasurer of this State;' "An act laying a tax of two cents per acre on the town of Corinth;" "An act directing the Treasurer of this State to credit the town of Harwich [Mount Tabor} the sum therein mentioned;" “ An act directing the Treasurer of this State to pay the several State's Attornies and Clerks of the Supreme Court the sums therein mentioned;" and "An act establishing the survey of lots in the town of Glover.” And the said bills with the documents and reports accompanying the same being severally read and considered, Resolved, To concur in passing the said bills respectively into laws. Adjourned to 2 O'clock P. M.

2 O'CLOCK P. M. On motion, Resolved, That the vote nonconcurring the bill entitled "An act giving leave to John D. Nelson to raise by lottery the sum of one thousand dollars," be and hereby is reconsidered. And the said bill being again read and considered, it was Resolved, To nonconcur with the house in passing the same, and M" Spencer was appointed to inform the house of the reasons of the Council for their nonconcurrence.

Mr. Spencer, to whom was referred the bill Entitled “ An act to incorporate the proprietors and owners of an acqueduct in the east parish of Rutland,” reported [an] amendment, which was accepted, and then it was Resolved, To concur in passing the said bill as amended, and M". Spencer requested to inform the house of the reasons of Council in proposing the said amendment.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “An act empowering David Cram, Collector of a road tax, to record his proceedings in selling lands,” was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was Resolved, To concur with the house in passing the said bill into a law.

On motion, M". Jacob obtained leave to introduce a bill Entitled “ An act establishing a Corporation by the name of the Connecticut River Turnpike Company," which was read & Ordered, To lie on the table. The following resolution was received from the house:

"In General Assembly Nov. 4, 1800. Resolved, His Excellency the Governor and the Council concurring therein, that both houses meet in joint Committee, at the opening of the house tomorrow morning, in the Representatives' room, for the purpose of making the appointment of the County officers in the County of Essex. Extract from the Journals.

Attest NATIIAN Osgood, Clerk." Which was read, and Resolved, To concur therein. The Council adjourned untill 9 O'clock tomorrow morning.

WEDNESDAY, November 5, 1800, 9 O'clock A. M. The Council met pursuant to adjournment.

The bill Entitled An act establishing a Corporation by the name of the Connecticut River Turnpike Company was read a second time and passed, and Ordered, That it be transmitted to the house by the Secretary for their revision and concurrence or proposals of amendment.

The following bills, passed in the house of Representatives, were sent up for revision &c. viz. An act appointing a Committee to lay out and survey a County road from the Court-house in New Fane, in the County of Windham, to the north line of said County, in the direction of Rutland,” and “ An act annexing certain Islands in Lake Champlain to the township of South and Middle hero,” which were severally read and considered and then it was Resolved, To concur in passing the same respectively into laws.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act to prevent the floating of single mill logs in Connecticut River, and providing relief for the damages that may be done to individuals by reason of such logs grounding on their land and enclosures,” was sent up for revision &c. Read and Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Jacob for amendment.

M". Chamberlain, to whom was reported (referred] the bill Entitled “ An act granting relief to the managers of the Castleton and Hubbarton road-lottery,”, reported the same with amendments, which were accepted, and then it was Resolved, To concur in passing the said bill as amended. The following written messages were received from the house :

"In General Assembly Nov. 5 1800. Resolved, that the house of Representatives do concur with the Governor and Council in their proposal of amendment to the bill Entitled "an act appointing a place for the meeting of the Electors of this State for the electing of a President and Vice President.” Extract from Journals.

Attest N. Osgood, Clerk."

“In General Assembly, Nov. 5, 1800. Resolved, that the house of Representatives do concur with the Governor and Council in their proposals of amendment to the act Entitled “An act incorporate the proprietors and owners of an acqueduct in the East parish in Rutland into a Company for the purposes therein mentioned.” Extract from the Journals.

Attest NATHAN Osgood, Clerk.

"In General Assembly, Nov. 5, 1800. Resolved. That the house of Representatives do concur with the Governor and Council in passing “An act in addition to an act laying a tax of three mills on the dollar on the polls and rateable estate of the Inhabitants of the County of Windhain, passed Nov. 2, 1799.” Extract from the Journals.

Attest N. Osgood, Clerk.A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled "An act to prevent petitions for Turnpike Companies being brought before the General Assembly without being publickly notified," was sent up for revision &c. & being read and amended, it was Resolved, To concur in passing the same with the proposal of amendment accompanying the said bill.

A bill passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “An act incorporating Social Library Societies in this State & giving them certain powers and privileges," was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was Ordered, That it be referred to Messs. Brigham & Galusha for amendment.

On motion, M" Spencer obtained leave to bring in a bill, Entitled "An act regulating the travel with sleighs and sleds in this State," which was read and Ordered, That it be referred to Mess. Spencer & Robinson for amendment.

M". Jacob, to whom was referred the bill Entitled “An act to prevent the floating of single mill logs in Connecticut River, and providing relief for damages that may be done by means of such logs grounding on their lands," reported the same bill with a new title, viz. “An act concerning Pine and other timber floating on Connecticut River, or lodging on its shores," which was accepted, and then Resolveil, to concur in passing the said bill, with the proposal of amendment above reported. Adjourned to 2 O'clock P. M.

2 O'CLOCK P. M. The following bills, passed in the house of Representatives, were sent up for revision & concurrence or proposals of amendment: “ An act authorising the Proprietors and Landowners of the town of Royalton 10 establish the division of lands heretofore made;" An act laying a tax of two cents per acre on the Township of Navy,” [Charleston;) “ An act granting a tax of two cents per acre on the town of Topsham;" "An act enabling the Treasurer to collect from the Inhabitants of Tunbridge &c.” and “ An act assessing a tax of two cents per acre on the township of Huntington, including all the lands in the original grant of New Huntington, and also all the lands in the tracts called Buel's and Avery's Gores. And the said bills, with the documents accompanying the same, being read, it was Resolved, To concur in passing the same respectively into laws.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act empowering Asa Woods and Ruel Sherman, Collectors of Road taxes, to record their proceedings," was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was Ordered, That the said bill be referred to Mess. Jacob and Galusha to report amendments.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “ An act enabling the proprietors of the town of Whiting to make and establish a division of their lands," was sent up for revision &c. and being read, it was Ordered, That it be referred to Messs. Allis & Strong to propose amendments.

The following bills, passed in the house of Representatives, were sent up for revision & concurrence or proposals of amendment: “An act to establish the amended records of the proprietors of Underhill;"” “ An act in addition to an act entitled “an act appointing a Committee to lay out and survey a County Road from Montpelier and Calais to Danville;'" "An act directing the Treasurer of this State to credit the town of Reedsborough the sum therein mentioned;" and “ An act directing the Treasurer of this State to pay to Roswell Smith, for the benefit of the town of Moretown, the sum therein mentioned.” And the said bills, with the accompanying documents, being severally read and considered, it was Resolved, To concur in passing them into laws respectively. On motion, M" Miller had leave to introduce a bill Entitled

"An act for perpetuating the adjudications of the Supreme Court,” and the same being read it was Ordered, That it be referred to Mess. Miller and Galusha.

The bill, which originated in Council, Entitled An act directing the appointment of a Clerk of Engrossings and regulating his office and duty," was returned from the house of Representatives concurred with the following proposal of amendment: After the word “ State” in the first line of the second page, add the following—" and annually to prepare the necessary

blank paper

for the said general list, and for the use of the Committee for canvassing the Votes of the (freemen for] Governor, L' Governor, Treasurer and Councillors;” which being read, Resolved to concur with the house in their proposed amendment.

Mr. Chamberlain reported that the bill Entitled An act suspending prosecutions against John Garland, for the term of ten years,” ought to receive certain amendments, which he had proposed, which was accepted, & Resolved, To concur in passing the said bill, as amended, and Mr. Chamberlain requested to inform the house of the reasons of Council.

A bill, passed in the house of Representatives, Entitled “An act to lay out a Road, thro' the western part of the Counties of Addison and Rutland," was sent up for revision &c. Read & Ordered, That it be referred 10 M". Burt for amendment.

Adjourned to 9 O'clock tomorrow morning.

THURSDAY, November 6th 1800, 9 O'clock A. M. The Council met pursuant to adjournment. The following message was recd. from the house:

“ In General Assembly Nov. 5, 1800. Resolved that the house of Representatives do concur with the proposals of amendment to " An act for the purpose of regulating suits respecting landed property, and directing the mode of proceeding therein," and passed the same into a law of this State. Extract from the Journals.

Attest NATHAN Osgood, Clerk." Messs. Brigham and Galusha, to whom was referred the bill, Entitled “ An act incorporating the Social Library Societies in this State and giving them certain powers," reported amendments to be made thereto, which were accepted, and then it was Resolved, To concur in passing the same as amended, and M". Galusha requested to inform the house of the reasons of Council in proposing the said amendments.

The following bills, passed in the house of Representatives, were sent up for revision & concurrence or proposals of amendment, viz. “An act establishing a Corporation by the name of Royalton & Woodstock Turnpike Company;" An act authorising the proprietors of Bridgewater to confirm and complete the division of their lands;" · An act to suspend the prosecution of an extent in favor of the Treasurer of this Slate against Joel Griffin;” and “ An act appointing a Committee to lay out a

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