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An act to organise the township of Notawa.

An act in addition, and to amend an acı, entitled an act amerdatory to an act, entitled an act to regulate the assessment and collection of Territorial taxes.

An act to amend an act, entitled an act to amend an act entitled an act concerning judgments and executions, approved July 3, 1828.

A message on Executive business was also received at the sacie time, by the hands of Mr. Trowbridge.

The question, on the motion by Mr. Lawrence, being then taken,
The motion was lost.
Ayes, 2; Nays, 11.
Mr. Lawrence requiring the aves and nays:
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Messrs. Durocher, Lawrence-2.
Those in the negative, are,

Messrs. Bartow, Brown, Drake, Fletcher, Irwin, Kingsley, Le Roy, M'Donell, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Edwards-11.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the bill was amended, by striking out in the last line of the 4th section, the words, “ marked as afuresaid," and substituting the word “made."

On motion of Mr Fletcher, the bill was further amended, by striking out in the 2d section, the words, “ Coudy Treasurer of the”-and in the 4th and 51h sections, the word “Treasury."

On motion of Mr Drake, the bill was further anended, by spin king out, in the 5th section, the word " year," and inserting in lieg the words, “six months, or pay a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars."

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the bill was further ameverd, by striking out in the 2d section, the words, “ intended for exportatio, in such county and”.

Mr. Kingsley moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do por pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act," &c.

Mr. Irwin moved that the Council take a recess until 3 o'clock P. M.

he motion was lost. The bill auibe rising :he alteration of the Territorial Road leading fr m Pontise in Adrian, was read the third time.

Mr. Kingsley nioved that the bill pass.

'The question being taken, i was decided that the bill do DO pass; and that the viile thereof be,

« An act,” &c.

The bill to alter the name of the township of Ossewa, in the county of Oakland. * is read the third time.

On motion of M.Brake, ibe bill was amended, by suiking out the word “Franklin." ind inserting in lieu, the word * Soutfield,"

Mr. Drake moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

"An act," &c.

The bill authorising the administration of an oath in certain cases, was read the third time.

Mr. Fletcher incved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An acr," &c.

The bill in degalise the acts of certain Highway Commissioners in Washienaw coun:y, was read the third time.

Mr. Kingsley inoved that the bill pass.

The question being takeo, it was decided that the bill do now pass ; and that the title chereof be,

6 An act,” &c.

The bill to organise the townships of Arcadia and Brady, in the county of Kalamazoo, was read the third time.

Mr. Drike moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; aud that the title ihereof be,

“ An act,” &c.

The bill releuve to the county of Chippewa, was read the third time,

Mr. Schoulcraft moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act,” &c. The bill to authorise Laurent Durocher, Jr. and Angelique, his wife, to sell and convey certain lands therein mentioned, was read the third time.

Mr. Drake moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be, “An act,” &c.

The bill to amend an act, entitled an act relative to the duties and privileges of towuships, was read the third time.

Mr. Kingsley moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act," &c.

The bill to dissolve the marriage contract between Luther Stoddard and Arlinda Stoddard, was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Drake,
Ordered, That the bill lie on the table.

The bill to amend an act, entitled an act to improve the navigation of the Huron River of Lake Erie, was read the third time. Mr. M'Donell moved that the bill

pass. The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do por pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An ait," &c.

The bill to authorise Pierre Gronda to choose a guardian, was read the tbird time.

Mr. Schoolcraft noved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do noy pass; and that the title thereof be,

Ana01,' &c. The bill authorising the Sheriff of Chippewa county to perform ceitas dosies berettentioned, was read the third lime.

Mr. Schoolcrafı moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act,” &c.

The bill io amend an act, entitled an act to organise the tovoship of Clav, in the county of Si. Clair, was read The bird time.

Mr. Stockton moved that the bill pass.

'The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do not pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act,” &c.
The Council took a recess until 3 o'clock, P. M.

3 o'clock, P. M. The bill to regulate the fees of County Treasurers and township officers, was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the bill was amended, by striking out the 2d section thereof.

Ayes, S; Nays, 3.
Mr. Bartow requiring the ayes and nays:
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Drake, Durncher, Fletcher, Irwin, Lawrence, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Edwards-8.

Those iu ihe negative, are,
Messrs. Bartow, Brown, Le Roy-3.
On motion of Mr. Irwin,

Ordered, That the bill be recommitted to the committee on Claims.

Mr M Dunell, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, reported,

wwii for the relief of Laurent Durocher. The bill was read the first time ; and,

On motion, the 19th rule was suspended, and the bill passed to its second reading.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time totorrrw.

Mr. Irwin, frim the committee op Territorial Affairs, reported,

A bill to amend an act, entitled an act to regulate tareras, ap proved April 12, 1827.

The bill having beon read the first time;

On motion of Mr. Irwin, the 19th rule was suspended, and the bill passed to its second reading.

On motion of Mr. Irwin,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed aud read a third time on Friday.

The bill to amend an act, entitled an act to regulate highways, was read the third time.

Mr. Kingsley moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass ; and that the title thereof be,

46 An act," &c.

The Council resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to amend an act, entitled an act to regulate taverus.

The bill having been reported with amendments;
Oa motion of Mr. Bartow,
Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time to-

worrow.

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The bill to organise the county of Kalamazoo, read a third time on the 14th inst. was taken up.

On motion of Mr. Drak, the blank in the 6th section of the bill, was filled with the name of “ Abraham J. Shaver."

On motion of Mr. Drake, the bill was amended, by adding the following, to stand as a proviso to the 6th section : Procided, it shall be lawful for the said Circuit and County Courts, to adjourn the first term of said Courts from the house of said Shaver, to such other place in said county, as to said Couris may appear expedient." And by filling the blank in the 8th section, with the word “ October." And by inserting in the 5th line of the 5th section, after the word “levied,” these wor:Is—" or which may be hereafier levied for the year 1830;” and striking out in the same line, sane section, the words, 66 and now due.” Mr. Drake moved that the bill

pass. The ques ion being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“An act,” &c.

The bill to amend an act, entitled an act to provide for and regulate Common Schools, approved November 5, 1829, read a third time on the 19th inst, was taken up.

Mr. Drake moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An art," &c.

The bill to provide for the incorporation of Religious Societies, was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Fletcher, the bill was amended by striking out, in the 27th line of the 2d section, the words, "iv erect vihers if necessary, and to erect”; and inserting, afier the word “ hilu,"? the words," ander the direction of the society or congregation, to

orect churches, meeting-houses, and”. And further amended, by inseriing before the word "said,” line 12, section 1+, the words, s clerk of," and striking out in the same line, the words, “ or a maj jority of them.”. And further amended, by striking out after the word“ purpose,” the words,“ and such salaries when fixed, shall be ratified by the said Trustees, by an instrument in writing, under their common seal.”

On motion of Mr. Durocher, the bill was further amended, by striking out in the 6th line, 1st section, the words, “ where they statedly attend for divine worship.” And further amended, by inserting after the word “thereof,” line 12, section 1, ibe words, “ and it shall be allow ble for any church, congregation or religious society, to choose the mmisier, to be president of the said corpo. ration, and of their meetings.”

Mr. Stockton moved that the bill pass.

The question being taken, it was decided that the bill do now ‘pass; and that the title thereof be,

“ An act," &c.

The bill to establish an Academy in the county of Washtedas, was read the second time ; and,

Oa motion of Mr. Lawrence,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time tomorrow.

The bill establishing Courts of Common Pleas in certain coontics, defining their powers and duties, was taken up, and read a second time.

The bill being in committee of the whole ;
On motion of Mr. Fletcher,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.

yes, 7 ; Nays, 6.
Mr. M'Dopeit requiring the ayes and nays:
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. B'riw, Brown, Durocher, Fletcher, Lawrence, Stocaton, Edwards—7.

Thise in the negative, are,
Messrs. Drake, Irwin, Kingsley, Le Roy,M'Donell, Schoolcraft-f.

Nir. Fleicher moved that the Council go into the consideratios of Executive business,

Mr. M'Oonell moved that the Council adjourn.
The question being first taken on the motion to adjourd,
The motion was lost.
Aves, 6; Nays, 7.
Nir. Drake requiring the ayes and nays:
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mssrs. Barlow, Brown, Drake, Durocher, M'Donell, Edwares

Those in the negative, are,

Messrs. Fletcher, Irwin, Kingsley, Lawrence, Le Roy, School craft, Stockton--7.

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