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Mr. Morse, having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected a Trustee of the State Library.

The object of the Convention being accomplished, it adjourned sine die.

Roll called.

Quorum present.

IN SENATE.

Consideration of Senate bill No. 37 resumed.

On the reconsideration of the vote by which the bill was indefinitely postponed, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Oulton, Perkins, and Abell, and taken, with the following result:

AYES—Messrs. Abell, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Clark, Harriman, Hathaway, Higgins, Holden, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Powers, Saxton, Shannon, Vineyard, and Whiting-22.

NOES-Messrs. Anderson, Chamberlain, Crane, Cunningham, Harvey, Higby, Kutz, Lewis, Oulton, Porter of Santa Cruz, Shurtleff, and Wallis-12.

On the motion to indefinitely postpone, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Crane, Porter of Santa Cruz, and Kutz, and taken, with the following result :

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Crane, Cunningham, Harvey, Higby, Kutz, Porter of Santa Cruz, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, and Wallis-10.

NOES-Messrs. Abell, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Clark, Gaskill, Hathaway, Higgins, Holden, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Powers, Shannon, Vineyard, and Whiting-21.

Bill considered in Committee of the Whole, amended, rules suspended, considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

At two o'clock, P. M., on motion of Mr. Harvey, the Senate adjourned.

J. F. CHELLIS,

Attest: JOHN WHITE, Secretary of Senate.

President of the Senate.

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Mr. Holden, Chairman of Committee on Public Lands, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Public Lands have had under consideration Senate bill No. 52, an Act to amend an Act making certificates of purchase, or of location, evidence of title, approved April thirteenth, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, and report the same to the Senate, with a recommendation that it be passed.

HOLDEN, Chairman.

Mr. Burnell, from the Committee on Engrossment, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Engrossment have examined, and found correctly engrossed, Senate bill No. 34, entitled an Act to amend section five hundred and nine of an Act entitled an Act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in the Courts of Justice in this State, passed April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, as amended by Act passed March twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two;

Also, Senate bill No. 29, an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon and turnpike road in Mariposa County;

Also, Senate bill No. 2, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in the Courts of Justice of this State, passed April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one;

Also, Senate bill No. 60, an Act to grant to Larkin Lamb, and his associates, the right to construct and maintain a toll bridge across the Cosumnes river, in the Counties of Amador and El Dorado;

Also, Senate bill No. 3, an Act to amend an Act concerning crimes and punishments, passed April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty;

Also, Senate bill No. 12, an Act to amend an Act amendatory of and supplemental to an Act to prescribe the duties and to provide for the compensation of the several county officers of the County of Butte, approved May third, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, approved April fourteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

BURNELL, Chairman.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

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MR. PRESIDENT :-The House yesterday passed Assembly bill No. 54, an Act to authorize the Supervisors of Trinity County to levy a toll on certain roads in said county;

Also, on the same day, passed Senate concurrent resolution No. 7, relative to the change of the line between the San Francisco and Humboldt Land Districts.

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Assembly bill No. 54, above reported, read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Highways.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Bills were introduced as follows:

By Mr. Bogart, for an Act authorizing the Guardian of Frederico Alvarado, a minor, to sell real estate.

Read first and second times, and placed on file.

By Mr. Abell, for an Act to authorize Robert J. Vandewater to construct a dry dock.

Read first and second times, and referred to Committee on Commerce and Navigation.

By Mr. Wallis, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act concerning marks and brands, passed May first, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and an Act amendatory and supplementary thereof, approved the fourteenth day of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-one.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Agricul

ture.

By Mr. Birdseye, for an Act for the relief of Matthew Bird.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Claims. By Mr. Porter of Santa Cruz, for an Act to authorize the construction of floating dry docks in the Harbor of San Francisco.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Navigation.

By Mr. Burnell, for an Act in reference to corporations organized in this State for the purpose of mining.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Committee on Corporations.

GENERAL FILE.

Senate bill No. 41, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to create a Board of Supervisors in the counties of this State, and to define their duties and powers, passed March twentieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and other Acts amendatory thereof-amended, read third time and passed.

Senate bill No. 50, an Act to amend section sixteen of an Act entitled an Act concerning jurors, approved May third, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and to amend section second of an Act amendatory to said Act, approved May third, eighteen hundred and fifty two, passed January twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four-laid on the table.

Senate bill No. 2, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in the Courts of Justice in this State, passed April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.

On the passage of the bill, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Holden, Harriman, and Powers, and taken, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Abell, Birdseye, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Harriman, Higby, Higgins, Kutz, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Powers, Shannon, Van Dyke, and Wallis-21.

NOES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Doll, Harvey, Holden, Lewis, Pacheco, Parks, Saxton, Shurtleff, and Vineyard-14.

Senate bill No. 3, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act concerning crimes and punishments, passed Apr.1 sixteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty.

On the passage of the bill, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Doll, Kutz, and Harriman, and taken, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Abell, Birdseye, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Harriman, Higby, Higgins, Kutz, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Powers, Shannon, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-22.

NOES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Doll, Harvey, Holden, Lewis, Pacheco, Parks, Saxton, Shurtleff, and Vineyard-14.

Senate bill No. 29, an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon and turnpike road in Mariposa County.

On the passage of the bill, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Burnell, Kutz, and Wallis, and taken, with the following result:

AYES--Messrs. Abell, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Chamberlain, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Higgins, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Powers, Saxton, and Shannon-21. NOES-Messrs. Anderson, Cavis, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Higby, Kutz, Oulton, Shurtleff, and Wallis-10.

Senate bill No. 34, an Act to amend section five hundred and nine of an Act entitled an Act to regulate proceedings in civil cases in the Courts of Justice in this State, passed April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, as amended by an Act passed March twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two-read third time, and passed.

REPORTS.

Mr. Burnell, Chairman of the Committee on Engrossment, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Engrossment have examined, and found correctly engrossed, Senate bill No. 36, an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act creating the office of Township Collector and Assessor in the Counties of El Dorado and Amador, approved April twenty-fifth, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

BURNELL, Chairman.

Mr. Higgins, Chairman of the Committee on Enrolment, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Enrolment have examined, and found correctly enrolled, Senate bill No. 24, an Act to legalize the assessments made in the County of Calaveras

Also, Senate bill No. 25, an Act to amend an Act, approved February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, entitled an Act fixing the time of holding the several Courts authorized to be held by the County Judge of the County of Calaveras, and to change the manner of summoning for the County Courts of said county, approved April twentyseventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-five;

And that said bills, on the twenty-ninth day of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-three, at half past twelve o'clock, P. M., were delivered to the Governor for his approval.

HIGGINS, Chairman.

Mr. Powers, Chairman of the Committee on Contingent Expenses, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Committee on Contingent Expenses have examined, and found correct, the following bills :

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The Committee recommend the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Controller of State be and he is hereby required to draw his warrant in favor of the above parties for the several amounts specified, payable out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate.

POWERS, Chairman.

Mr. Pacheco, of the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo delegation, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT :-The delegation unto whom was referred Senate bill No. 57, an Act to provide for the funding of the indebtedness of the County of San Luis Obispo, outstanding on the first day of July, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-three, beg leave to inform this honorable body that the same was carefully drawn by and with the direction of the Board of Supervisors of that county, and that the matter therein proposed has for the last twelve months been liberally discussed and canvassed by the people, who have expressed their unanimous will to the measure through petition. Therefore, your delegation respectfully report the bill back, with recommendation that the same do pass.

PACHECO, for Delegation.

Mr. Van Dyke offered a concurrent resolution, relative to Indian affairs.

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

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