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office of Surveyor-General, passed April seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Commit

tee.

Also, for an Act to amend an Act concerning the office of State Treasurer, passed January twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty. Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Commit

tee.

By Mr. Doll, for an Act to establish a Board of Nautical Education for the port of San Francisco.

Read first and second times, and referred, with the petition on the same subject, to the Committee on Commerce and Navigation.

By Mr. Holden, for an Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to organize townships and regulate their powers and duties, and submit the same to a vote of the people, approved May fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, so far as the same relates to the County of Mendocino. Read first and second times, and placed on file.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notices of the introduction of bills were given as follows:

By Mr. Oulton, for an Act concerning officers.

By Mr. Chamberlain, for an Act fixing the salary of the County Judge of San Joaquin County.

By Mr. Perkins, for an Act to change the name of John Schlageter. By Mr. Higby, for an Act fixing the time of holding the Court of Sessions, County Court, and Probate Court, of Calaveras County;

Also, for an Act to legalize the assessments of taxes made upon the taxable property in the County of Calaveras.

By Mr. Anderson, for an Act to fund the debt of Sierra County.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Perkins offered a concurrent resolution relative to employing James Pennie as Porter for rear of S.ate House.

Adopted.

Mr. Harvey offered a concurrent resolution instructing our Senators and Representatives in Congress to procure the passage of a law defining the duties of United States Collectors, etc.

Read first and second times and referred to Committee on Federal Relations.

Mr. Oulton offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate be and is hereby directed to furnish members, officers, and Clerks, of the Senate, and Reporters of the public Press who have seats assigned them in the Senate, with such stationery and other writing material as they may require.

Mr. Gaskill offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms be allowed a Clerk, with the per diem of six dollars.

Mr. Parks moved to amend by inserting the name of E. W. Corbett. Mr. McNabb offered the following as a substitute :

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Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms is hereby authorized to appoint Silas Caulkins as his Clerk, at a per diem of six dollars.

Pending the consideration of the above, the hour for the special order, the confirmation of certain appointments of the Governor, arrived.

SPECIAL ORDER.

On motion of Mr. Hathaway, the Senate went into Executive Session. Upon confirming the appointment of A. W. Dobbie, as Brigadier-General third Brigade, C. M., the roll was called, with the following result :

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill. IIarriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-35.

NOES-None.

Upon the confirmation of James Collins, as Brigadier-General Fourth Brigade, C. M., the roll was called, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough. McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-35.

NOES-None.

Upon the confirmation of Thomas J. Butler, as Brigadier-General Fifth Brigade, C. M., the roll was called, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Holden, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-37.

NOES-None.

Upon the confirmation of James Hanna, as Brigadier-General Sixth Brigade, C. M., the roll was called, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Holden, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-36.

NOES-None.

Upon the confirmation of Seth H. Wetherbee, as Superintendent of

Immigration for the Port of San Francisco, the roll was called, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Holden, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting—37.

NOES-None.

Upon the confirmation of David B. Arrowsmith, as Guager of Wines and Liquors, to reside in the City and County of San Francisco, the roll was called, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Booth, Burnell, Cavis, Chamberlain, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Doll, Gaskill, Harriman, Harvey, Hathaway, Higby, Holden, Kutz, Lewis, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Parks, Perkins, Porter of Contra Costa, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, Van Dyke, Wallis, and Whiting-37.

NOES-None.

GENERAL FILE.

Senate bill No. 5, an Act to provide for the purchase of postage stamps and Express envelopes for members of the Legislature and officers during the fourteenth session of the Legislature-considered as in Committee of the Whole, amended, amendments concurred in in Senate, rules suspended, bill considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

The resolution heretofore offered by Mr. Gaskill, empowering the Sergeant-at-Arms to employ a Clerk, was taken up.

The question being upon the amendment offered by Mr. Parks, inserting the name of E. W. Corbett, the ayes and noes were demanded, by Messrs. Crane, Powers, and McNabb, and taken, with the following result:

AYES-Messrs. Burnell, Chamberlain, Doll, Harvey, Parks, and Sax

ton-6.

NOES-Messrs. Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Booth, Cavis, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Gaskill, Harriman, Hathaway, Higgins, Kutz, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Pacheco, Porter of Santa Cruz, Powers, Shannon, Van Dyke, Vineyard, and Wallis-24.

Mr. Perkins paired with Mr. Shurtleff.

Adopted.

Mr. Oulton offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the claims of temporary officers, for services during the organization of the Senate, be and are hereby referred to the Committee on Contingent Expenses.

Adopted.

Mr. Van Dyke offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Judiciary Committee be authorized to employ a Clerk at the per diem compensation allowed by law.

Mr. Doll moved to amend by inserting after the word "Judiciary" the words "Finance, and Claims, each."

Amendment concurred in.

Adopted.

Mr. Parks offered a concurrent resolution relative to certain lands donated to this State.

Read first and second times, and referred to Committee on Public Lands.

NOTICES OF BILLS.

Notices of the introduction of bills were given as follows:

Mr. Bogart gave notice of a bill for an Act to provide for the retention of hides of cattle killed or slaughtered in San Diego County.

Mr. Pacheco gave notice of a bill for an Act authorizing the construction of a wagon road over the Coast Range of Mountains in San Luis Obispo.

MESSAGE FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

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January 10th, 1863.) MR. PRESIDENT :—I am instructed to inform the Senate that Messrs. Banks, Barstow, Ames, Warwick, and Sanderson, the Committee of the Assembly on Rules for the government of the House, have been directed to act with a similar Committee from the Senate on Joint Rules for the Senate and Assembly.

The Assembly this day concurred in the Senate substitute for Assembly concurrent resolution No. 3, concerning the appointment of a Fireman for the two Houses;

Also, the Assembly this day amended and adopted Senate concurrent resolution No. 1, indorsing the President's Proclamation of Freedom, and ask the Senate to concur in such amendments.

W. N. SLOCUM,
Assistant Clerk.

The Senate concurred in Assembly amendments to Senate concurrent resolution No. 1, above reported.

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

J. F. CHELLIS,

Attest: JOHN WHITE, Secretary of Senate.

President of the Senate.

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IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Monday, January 12th, 1863.

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Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President in the Chair.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Hill.

Roll called.

Quorum present.

Leave of absence for one day was granted to Mr. Birdseye.
Journal of Saturday last read and approved.

The President announced the following additional Standing Commit

tees :

ON PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

Messrs. Nixon, Porter of Contra Costa, Shannon, Powers, Harriman, Porter of Santa Cruz, and Hathaway.

ON PUBLIC MORALS.

Messrs. Parks, Clark, Cunningham, Crane, and Nixon.

ON STATE HOSPITALS.

Messrs. Hathaway, Shurtleff, Chamberlain, Gaskill, and McNabb.

REPORTS.

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. 5, an Act to provide for the purchase of postage stamps and express envelops for the members and officers of the Legislature at its fourteenth session.

BURNELL, Chairman.

Mr. Parks, from the Committee on Rules of the Senate, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT :— -The Committee on Rules of the Senate beg leave to report the following Rules for the government of the Senate. WM. II. PARKS, Chairman.

STANDING RULES OF THE SENATE.

I.

The President shall call the Senate to order at the stated hour, and, if a quorum be present, he shall order read the Journal of the proceedings of the preceding day.

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