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AYES-Messrs. Abell, Anderson, Baker, Birdseye, Bogart, Burnell, Cavis, Clark, Crane, Cunningham, Gaskill, Harriman, Hathaway, Higgins, Kutz, Pacheco, Perkins, Wallis, and Whiting-19.

NOES-Messrs. Booth, Chamberlain, Doll, Harvey, Higby, Holden, McCullough, McNabb, Nixon, Oulton, Parks, Porter of Contra Costa, Powers, Quint, Saxton, Shannon, Shurtleff, and Van Dyke-18.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Bills were introduced as follows:

By Mr. Harvey, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act creating the offices of Township Collectors and Assessors in the Counties of El Dorado and Amador, approved. April twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

Read first and second times, and referred to the El Dorado and Amador delegations.

By Mr. Holden, for an Act to amend section one hundred and ninetyeight of an Act to regulate the settlement of the estates of deceased persons, passed May first, eighteen hundred and fifty-one.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee. By Mr. Abell, for an Act to authorize the Executors of the last will and testament of John W. Wilde, deceased, to sell and convey certain real estate.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Also, for an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to authorize Eugene L. Sullivan, Nathaniel Holland, and John Benson, and their assigns, to lay down gas pipes in the City and County of San Francisco, approved May third, eighteen hundred and sixty-two.

Read first and second times, and referred to the San Francisco delegation.

RESOLUTIONS.

Mr. Powers offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That R. K. Weston be and he is hereby appointed Assistant Clerk at the desk, at the per diem allowed by law to Copying Clerks, to date from January eleventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-three.

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Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire and report whether, in their opinion, the whole or any portion of the amendments to the Constitution, as finally adopted by the people at the last election, are invalid in consequence of any discrepancy existing between the same as passed by the Legislature of eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and that of eighteen hundred and sixty-two, or on account of any error in the publication thereof.

Adopted.

Mr. McCullough offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That W. B. Farrell be and he is hereby appointed Night Watchman of the Senate, at a per diem of four dollars.

Indefinitely postponed.

GENERAL FILE.

Senate bill No. 25, an Act to amend an Act fixing the time of holding the Courts in Calaverras County-referred to Calaveras delegation.

Senate bill No. 24, an Act to legalize the assessment roll of Calaveras County for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two-referred to Calaveras delegation.

Senate bill No. 33, an Act to change the name of John Schlageterconsidered as in Committee of the Whole, rules suspended, bill considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

At twelve o'clock, M., on motion of Mr. Crane, the Senate adjourned.

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ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

January 14th, 1863. Mr. PRESIDENT :-The Assembly yesterday passed Senate bill No. 5, an Act to provide for the purchase of postage stamps and Express envelops for members and officers of the Legislature at its fourteenth

session.

Also, the Assembly concurred in Senate concurrent resolution No. 6, allowing Horace Lovely payment for services as Fireman. W. N. SLOCUM,

Assistant Clerk.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.

Bills were introduced as follows:

By Mr. Wallis, for 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 fiftythree, and all other Acts amendatory thereof.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Also, for an Act to amend 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.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Shannon moved to take from the table Assembly concurrent resolution No. 6, relative to appointing a Joint Committee to investigate the matter of the payment of the State's quota of the Federal tax. Carried.

Resolution amended and adopted.

Mr. Doll offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be authorized to deliver to the Committee on Claims of the Senate the papers relating to the claims of H. Clay Stockton.

Adopted.

Mr. Pacheco gave notice of a bill for an Act to fund the debt of San Luis Obispo County.

The following message was received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

January 15th, 1863.

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Assembly this day passed Assembly bill No. 15, an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon road by the Board of Supervisors of Tehama County.

W. N. SLOCUM,

Assistant Clerk.

Assembly bill No. 15, above reported, read first and second times, and referred to the Tehama delegation.

Mr. Higby, from the Calaveras delegation, reported back Senate bill No. 24, [25] an Act to legalize the assessment in the County of Calaveras, and recommended the passage of the bill with amendments to title;

Also, Senate bill No. 24 an Act to amend an Act fixing the time for holding Courts in Calaveras County, and recommended its passage.

Senate bill No. 25, above reported, considered as in Committee of the Whole, rules suspended, bill considered engrossed, read third time, and passed, and title amended.

Senate bill No. 24, above reported, considered as in Committee of the Whole, rules suspended, bill considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

Mr. Holden offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Controller of State be requested to report to the Senate the amount of money received into the State Treasury belonging to the Seminary Fund, and what amount, if any, has been invested in State bonds, and placed to the credit of said Fund, from the passage of the Act creating said Fund, up to this date.

Adopted.

At half past twelve o'clock, P. M., on motion of Mr. Holden, the Senate adjourned.

A. M. CRANE,

President pro tem of the Senate.

Attest: JOHN WHITE, Secretary of Senate.

IN SENATE.

SENATE CHAMBER,

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

President in the Chair.

Roll called.

Quorum present.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Cohen.

Friday, January 16th, 1863. j

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

M. D. Boruck, Clerk of the Committee on Claims, and R. K. Weston, Assistant Clerk at the desk, came forward and took the oath of office. Mr. Doll, of the Tehama delegation, made the following report:

Mr. PRESIDENT :-The delegation from Tehama, to whom was referred Assembly bill No. 15, entitled an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon road by the Board of Supervisors of Tehama County, have had the same under consideration, and beg leave to report the same back without amendment, and recommend its passage.

DOLL, for delegation.

Mr. Chamberlain gave notice of a bill for an Act to regulate fees of office in the County of San Joaquin.

Mr. Wallis introduced a bill for 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, and other Acts amendatory thereof.

Read first and second times, and referred to the Judiciary Committee.

Assembly bill No. 15, an Act to provide for the construction of a wagon road by the Board of Supervisors of Tehama County, was taken up, considered in Committee of the Whole, reported and recommended, read third time, and passed.

On motion of Mr. Shannon, Dr. Pugh, late President of the Council of Nevada Territory, was invited to a seat within the bar of the Senate. At forty minutes past eleven o'clock, A. M., on motion of Mr. Parks, the Senate adjourned.

J. F. CHELLIS,

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Quorum present.

Prayer by Rev. Mr. Hill.

Journal of yesterday read and approved.

Mr. Holden introduced a bill for an Act supplemental to an Act entitled an Act to provide for the funding of the indebtedness of the county of Mendocino, approved April nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixtytwo.

Read first and second times, and placed on file.

Also, concurrent resolutions relative to change of boundaries of Land Districts.

Read first and second times, rules suspended, considered engrossed, read third time, and passed.

MESSAGES FROM THE ASSEMBLY.

The following messages were received from the Assembly:

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

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January 16th, 1863. ) Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Assembly this day refused to concur in the Senate amendments to Assembly concurrent resolution No. 6, concerning the appointment of a Committee to investigate the matter of the State's quota of the Federal tax, and ask the Senate to recede from such amendments;

Also, this day passed Assembly bill No. 20, an Act to repeal an Act concerning salaries and fees of office in Monterey County;

Also, passed, with amendments of title, Senate bill No. 10, an Act to appropriate certain funds.

W. N. SLOCUM,

Assistant Clerk.

ASSEMBLY CHAMBER,

January 17th, 1863.

Mr. PRESIDENT:-The Assembly yesterday passed Assembly bill No. 21, an Act for the payment of expenses incurred in the execution of certain writs of restitution in the County of Sonoma, in this State; Also, this day, passed Assembly bill No. 8, an Act to transfer certain

funds.

W. N. SLOCUM,

Assistant Clerk.

CONSIDERATION OF ASSEMBLY MESSAGES.

On motion of Mr. Van Dyke, the Senate receded from its amendments to Assembly concurrent resolution No. 6, above reported.

The Senate concurred in Assembly amendments to Senate bill No. 10, above reported.

Senate bill No. 20, above reported, read first and second times, and referred to Judiciary Committee.

Assembly bill No. 21, above reported, read first and second times, and referred to Committee on Claims.

Assembly bill No. 8, above reported, read first and second times.

Mr. Chamberlain moved to refer to Committee on Swamp and Overflowed Lands.

Lost.

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