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Those who voted iö the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Bullen, Janes, Martin, Rountree, and Upham.

The sixth amendment having been read : To strike out the appropriation to John S. Horner, for balance due him as Secre. tary of the Tetritory—the same was non.concurred in.

The seventh and eighth amendments were then read and con. curred in; and,

The ninth amendment having been read : appropriating the sum of fifteen hundred dollars to the Secretary of the Territory for the payment of the interest to accrue on certificates to issue in pursuance of an act entitled an act to provide for the payment of the expenses of the Legislative Assembly ;'approved Febru. ary 13, 1841;

Mr. Martin moved to amend the same, by adding thereto as follows, to wit: For furnishing the Council Chamber, Hall of the House of Representatives, Governor's room, and Secretary's office when the Capitol shall be completed, to be expended un. der the direction of the Sucretary of the Territory, three thousand dollars.

Which was agreed to ; and
The amendment as amended, was concurred in.

The tenth amendment having been read : appropriating the sum of one hundred and seven dollars to Welch & Plowman for printing in newspaper the laws passed at the session of 1939-40,

The Council refused to concur therein.

The eleventh amendment was then read, viz; appropriating to Daniel H. Riciiards for printing the laws, as above stated, the sum of one hundred and seven dollars ; when,

Mr. Martin moved to amend the same by striking out "seven," and inserting in place thereof, “ four."

Which was agreed to, and the amendment, as amended, was concurred in-ayes 8, noes 5.

And the ayes and does being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Brigham, Bullen, Martin, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard and Maxwell, (President.)

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Collins, Janes, Learned and Rountree.

Mr. Collins then moved to reconsider the vote by which the tenth amendment was non-concurred in.

Wbich was agreed to.

And the question then being on concurring in the tenth amendment,

Mr. Janes moved to amend the same, by striking out the word “seven," before " dollars," and inserting " four," in place thereof.

The motion was agreed to, and the amendment, as amended, was concurred in-ayes 9 noes 4.

And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Arnold, Brig. ham, Bullen, Learned, Martin, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard and Maxwell, (President.)

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Col. lins, Janes and Rountree.

The twelfth amendment was then read, and concurred in.

And, the thirteenth amendment having been read, viz: appropriating the sum of two hundred dollars to the Adjutant Gen. eral to meet the expenses of his office for the present year, and to cover the unpaid expenses of 1840--thé same was rejectedayes 5, noes 8.

And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Brig. ham, Janes, Martin and Vineyard.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arndt, Bullen, Collins, Learned, Rountrec, Sterling, Upham and Maxwell, (President.)

The fourteenth amendment was then read, viz : appropria. ting the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to Jno. F. O'Neill, in full for his services as commissioner of public buildings;

When, Mr. Martin moved to amend the same, by substituting the following section, in place thereof, viz:

Sec. There shall be appropriated to John F. O'Neill, for fortytwo days services as commissioner of public buildings, (between Dec. 7th, 1836, and March Sth, 1839,) agreeably to an esti. mate of the then acting commissioner, the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars, in full for all services as such commissioner ; which appropriation shall be paid by the commissioner of pub. lic buildings from any monies belonging to this Territory which may be collected from, or received in settlement with J. D. Do. ty, J. F. O'Neill, and A. A. Bird, former commissioners of pub. lic buildings.

The amendment was agreed to.

The fifteenth and sixteenth amendments were then read and concurred in.

And the seventeenth amendment having heen read, viz; appropriating to N. C. Prentiss, for services as commissioner of public building, during the last year, the sum of three hundred and thirty-five dollars ; the same was concurred in-ayes 9, noes 2.

And the ayes and noes being calleå for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Brig. ham, Bullen, Collins, Janes, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard and Maxwell, (President.)

Those who voted in the negative, aré Messrs. Arndt and Rountree.

And, eighteenth amendment having been read, viz : appropriating the sum of twenty-five dollars to N. C, Prentiss for the payment of the expenses of W. N. Seymour for attendance as a witness at Mineral Point, in suits against former commissioners of public buildings; the same was concurred in-ayes 3, noes 4.

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and moes being called for, Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Brigham, Bul. len, Janes, Martin, Sterling, Upham, Vineyard and Maxwell, (President.)

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Arnold, Arndt, Collins and Rountree.

The nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first amendments were then read, and concurred in.

Mr. Learned from the committee on enrolment, reported that the following had been presented this day to the Governor for his approval, viz:

An act to change the name of the town of Kinnickionick; An act in relation to courts of equity.

Joint resolution relative to the printing of the laws passed at the present and August sessions of the Legislative Assembly and the decisions of the Supreme Court.

Resolution relative to the removal of the Territorial Library,” and

Resolution authorizing the Tresurer of the Territory to pay certain drafts of the Adjutant General.”

On motion of Mr. Martin,
The Council adjourned until half past two o'clock P. M.

Half Past Two O'clock, P.M.

The President laid before Council two communications from the Governor, viz :

1. On executive business ; and

2. Notifying the Council that he had this day examined and approved the following:

An act relative to trunks, baggage and other unclaimed per. sonal property ;

An act supplementary to the act to incorporate the village of Racine ; and

An act to incorporate the W ostern Fire Insurance Company at Prairie du Chien, and the Howard Fire Insurance Company of Brown county ;

Which were read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Learned, from the committee on enrolment, reported the following to be correctly enroled, viz :

An act to amend an act of the revised statutes of Wisconsin Territory, entitled an act concerning judgments and executions; and

An act to incorporate medical societies, and to promote med. ical science.

On motion of Mr. Collins, the Council proceeded to the consideration of executive business.

The executive business being disposed of,

On motion of Mr. Collins, so much of the message from the House of Representatives as relates to bill No. 19, of that House, entitled “ a bill to create a fund for the benefit of cer. tain monied corporations and for other purposes ;" was taken up, and read; when

Mr. Collins moved that the Council do again insist upon their amendinents to suid bill, and to their disagreement to the amendments of the House of Representatives to certain of the amendinents of Council to said bill.

The motion was agreed tomayes 8, noes 4.
And the ayes and noes being called for,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Messrs. Arnold, Arndt, Brigham, Collins, Learned, Rountree, Sterling and Maxwell, (President.)

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