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Mr. Long, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that they did, on this day, present to the governor for his approval:

“An act to incorporate the trustees of the village of Mineral Point;"

“An act to change the time of holding the annual meetings of the several boards of county supervisors;"

“An act to organize the county of Sauk," and

"An act to provide for the election of a printer to the legislative assembly."

Mr. Darling, from the committee on the judiciary, to which a petition on the subject had been referred, reported the uncetinentioned bill, to wit:

No. 26, (H.) "A bill to authorize the trustees of school district No. 1, in the town of Rochester, to collect certain moneys, and pay over to district No. 8;"!

Which was read the first and second time.
A message from the council, by their secretary:

« Mr, Speaker: The council have passed the following, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house, to wit:

No. 7, (C.) 'A bill to provide for the election of clerks of the boards of supervisors, and for other purposes;'

No. 26, (C.) 'A bill to authorize the erection of a bridge across Root river;'

No. 27, (C.; "A bill prescribing the time of holding the annual sessions of the legislative assembly;"

No. 28, (C.) 'A bill to provide for the punishment of the offence of trespass on the lands of individuals, and for other purposes;

No. 32, (C.) 'A bill in relation to the territorial road from Mineral Point, by Whitewater, to Milwaukee.'

And have passed

No. 18, (H.) 'A bill to authorize the president and trustees of the village of Southport to discontinue a street.""

Bills on their passage being announced by the speaker,

The undermentioned bill was read the third time, passed, and the title thereof agreed to, to wit:

No. 22, (H.)“A bill to authorize the register of deeds of the county of Green to procure certain copies of records in the office of register of deeds in Milwaukee and Iowa counties."

The following entitled bill was read the third time and passed, to wit:

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No. 13, (H.) "A bill to set off the town of Howard, in the county of Brown."

Oo motion of Mr. Elmore, The title to the said bill was amended to read "A bill to set off the several towns therein named."

The message from the council was taken up, when

The undermentioned bills were severally read the first and second times, to wit:

No.32, (C.) "A bill in relation to the territorial road from Mineral Point, by Whitewater, to Milwaukee."

No. 28, (C.) “A bill to provide for ihe punishment of the offence of trespass on the lands of individuals, and for other purpuses;"

No. 27, (C.) "A bill prescribing the time of holding the annual session of the legislative assembly;"

No. 26, (C.) “A bill to authorize the erection of a bridge across Root river;"

No. 7, (C.) "A bill to provide for the election of clerks of the boards of supervisors, and for other purposes.”

The speaker laid before the house a communication from James Morrison, treasurer of the territory, in answer to a resolution of this house relating to the vouchers in his hands for which scrip was issued; which was read, and

On motion of Mr. Birchard,
Referred 10 the committee on finance. [SEE APPENDIX.]

Mr. Elnore, by leave, offered the following resolution, which was adopted, to wit:

No. 17, (11.) “Resolution concerning a light-house at Sauk Harbor," as follows:

Resolveil, by the council and house of representatives of Wisconsin territory, that our delegate is hereby requested to urge upon congress the necessity of making an appropriation for the purpose of placing a revolving light at Sauk Harbor, within this territory."

On motion of Mr. Crossman, Ordered, that the reports of the select committee relative to the account of Daniel Bixier, be taken up for consideration.

Mr. Crossman then moved that the majority report of said committee be accepted, and the committee discharged from the further consideration thereof; when,

Mr. Palmer moved to amend the motion so as to include the minority report;

And the question being put on agreeing to the amendment proposed by Mr. Palmer,

It passed in the affirmative.

And then the motion of Mr. Crossian, as amended, was agreed to.

The undermentioned resolution, reported by the majority of said committee, was then read the first and second time, and

On motion of Mr. Hunkins, The rule requiring the same to be printed was suspended, viz:

No. 5, (I.) “Resolution relative to an allowance to Daniel Baxter."

On motion of Mr. Agry, Ordered, that the undermentioned bill be referred to the committee of the whole house, to wit:

No. 15, (H.) "A bill for an act for the prescrvation of timber upon rivers and streams."

On motion of Mr. Tripp, Ordered, that the undermentioned bill be referred to the committee of the whole house, to wit:

No.32, (C.) “A bill in relation to the territorial road from Mineral Point, by Whitewater, to Milwaukee.”

On motion of Mr. Ilunkins, Ordered, that the undermentioned bill be referred to the committee of the whole house, to wit:

No. 21, (II.) “A bill to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Milwaukee river, in the town of Milwaukee."

On motion of Mr. Manahan, Ordered, that the undermentioned will be referred to the committee of the whole house, to wit:

No. 23, (C.) "A bill to define the boundaries of certain counties therein named, and for other purposes."

Thereupon the house resolved itself into the committee of the whole house, for the consideration of the aforementioned bills;

Mr. Elmore in the chair.

After some time spent therein, the committee rose and reported No. 15 with, and Nos. 23 and 32 without amendment; and that they had made some progress in bill No. 21, and desired leave to sit again thereon.

On motion of Mr. Manahan,
Ordered, that bill No. 23 be indefinitely postponed.

On motion of Mr. Crossman,
Ordered, that bill No. 15 be laid on the table.
Bill No. 32 was then ordered to a third reading;

And leave granted to sit again for the consideration of bill No. 21.

Mr. Long, from the comroittee on cnrolled bills, reported the following to be correctly enrolled, which were signed by the speaker, to wit:

6 An act for the relief of the town of Sharon, in Walworth county;"

“Memorial to congress for a donation of land to improve the Grant river slough."

Mr. Palmer, by leave, and agrecably to notice previously given, introduced the following bill, which was read the first and second time, to wit:

No. 27, (II.) "A bill to prolibit the circulation of the bills of foreign banks within the limits of the territory of Wisconsin."

On motion of Mr. Ellis, Ordered, that the aforementioned bill No. 27, be printed and referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Elinore moved that the undermentioned resolution be now taken up for consideration, to wit:

No. 15, (H.)“Resolution relative to the adjournment of the present session of the legislative assembly."

And the question being put thercoll,
It passed in the negative.
And the ayes and noes having been called for by Mr. Elmore,
Those who voted in the affirmative were,

Messrs. Bartlett, Darling, Ellis, Elmore, Hopkins, Long, Parsons, Price, Thompson, Tripp and Walker, (speaker) -11.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Agry, Birchard, Capron, Crossman, Grant, Hicks, Hunkins, Manahan, Masters, Meeker, Olin, Palmer, Platt, and Trowbridge-14.

Mr. Darling, from the committee on the judiciary, to which several petitions on the subject had been referred, reported the undermentioned bill, to wit:

No. 28, (H.)“A bill to organize the county of Fond du Lac for judicial purposes;"

Which was read the first and secord time.

Mr. Crossman moved that the house adjourn until 2 o'clock this aftercoon, when

Mr. Elmore moved that the house do now adjourn.

The speaker decided that the latter motion being privileged, would first be put.

And the question being put thereon,
It passed in the affirmative.
So the house adjourned.

THURSDAY, January 11, 1844.

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Mr. Olin presented the petition of C. Eastman, and other citizens of Milwaukee, for the removal of vagrant Indians;

Which was referred to the committee on territorial affairs.

The speaker laid before the house a communication of M. M.
Jackson, attorney general, relative to the suit of William Doughty,
vs. the territory of Wisconsin;
Which was read, and

On motion of Mr. Long,
Ordered, to be laid on the table and printed. [SEE APPEN-
DIX.]

Mr. Elmore, by leave, offered the following resolution,
Which was adopted, to wit:

Resolved, That the committee of conference, on the disagreeing vote of the two houses, on resolution relative to the location of university lands, be requested to report forthwith.”

Mr. Platt, from the committee on mining and smelting, to which a resolution of this house on the subject had been referred, made a report relating the mineral lands of Wisconsin, and the leasing system. [SEE APPENDIX.]

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