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July 29.1 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

111 The question recurring, on the motion by Mr. Fletcher, it was decided in the affirmative.

The Council accordingly went into the consideration of Executive business; and having disposed of the same,

On motion of Mr. Drake,

Resolved, That the Auditor of the Territory be requested to furnish the Council with the names of the persons from whom there is any thing due to the Territory, for money by them collected or received.

On motion of Mr. M'Donell,

Resolved, That the committee on Expenditures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating $ from the contingent fund, to be placed under the direction of the Governor for the purpose of repairing the Capitol.

The Council adjourned.

THURSDAY, July 29, 1830.

The President presented a report from the Auditor of the Torritory, (in compliance with the resolution adopted yesterday,) of arrearages due the Territory, &c.

Ordered, That the report lie on the table. Mr Bartow presented accounts of W. L. Newberry & Co. and of T. S. Wendell, for stationery, &c. furnished the Council. Referred to the committee on Expenditures.

Aud the claim of Isaac Day, for services rendered in the County Court, Wayne county, 1829. Referred to the committee on Claims.

Mr. M'Donell presented three petitions from sundry inhabitants of Wayne county, praying authority to hold an election for Sheriff.

On motion of Mr. M'Donell,

Ordered, That said petition, together with one heretofore presented on the same subject, be referred to the Governor of the Territory, for his consideration,

Ayes, 7 ; Nays, 6.
Mr. Stockton requiring the ayes and nays :
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Bartow, Drake, Durocher, Kingsley, M'Donell, Stockton, Edwards—7.

Those in the negative, are,

Messrs. Brown, Fletcher, Irwin, Lawrence, Le Roy, Schoolcrafı-6.

Mr. M'Donell presented an account of Geo. Bowman, for painting. Referred to the committee on Expenditures.

Mr. Irwin presented an account of F. Van Antwerp, for a key; and an account of Jas. Abbott, for postage. Referred to the cornmittee on Expenditures.

Mr. Barrow, from the committee on the Library, made the following report:

The committee on the Library, to whom was referre' the reso. lution of July 21, relative to the purchase of books, beg leave to report- That they have conferred with the Fiscal Ageni in relation the reio; and recommend the completion of the purchase as originally intended, agreeably to the io voice, amounung to $148 : and they recommeod an appropriation for that object.

Ordered, That the report lie on the table.

Mr. M'Bonell, from the committee on Territorial Afairs, to whom was referred the petition for a law to be passed, to esiablish Groceries-reposied, that in the opinion of the committee, it was inexpedient to grant ihe prayer of the petitioners.

Mr Kingsley, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, reported,
A bill to amend the several acts for the punishment of crimes.
The bill having been read the first time;

On motion of Vr. Kingsley, the 1916 rule was suspended, and the bill passed to its second reading.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence,

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

Mr. Kingsley, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, reportod a Memorial in Congress, praying an increase of compensaljon to the Judges of the Supreme Court of the Territory.

Ordered, That the memorial lie on the tabl 2.
Mr. Schoolcrafi

, from the Judiciary committee, reported a me. morial to Congress, relative to preserving the original boundaries of the Territory entire.

Ordered, That the memorial lie on the table.
Mr. Lawrence, from the Judiciary committee, reported,

A bill to set off and organise the township of La Salle, in the county of Monroe.

The bill was read the first time ; and,

Oo motion of Mr. Lawrence, the 19th rule was suspended, and the bill passed to jis second reading.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence,

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

Mr. Fletcher, from the committee on Enrolment, reported as correctly enrolled, bills with the following titles :

An aci to organise the townships of Arcadia and Brady, in the county of Kalamazoo.

An act authorising the administration of an oath in certain cases, An act to provide for the inspection of Flour, Beef, Pork and Fish.

An act to alter the name of the township of Ossewa, in the coupe ty of Oakland.

An act to legalise the acts of certain highway commissioners is Washtenaw county.

The President signed said acts.
The memorial to Congress, relative to a Rail Road or Canai

morrow,

route, across the Peninsula of Michigan, reported by Mr. Kingsley on the 22d inst was taken up ; and,

On motion of Mr. Kingsley, amended by adding thereto the folJowing resolution :

Resolved, That the Governor be requested to transmit to the President of ihe United States, a copy of the above memorial.

On motion of Mr. Schoolcraft,
Ordered, That the memorial lie on the table.

Mr. Barrow, from the conmittee on Claims, to whom was recommisted the “ bill to regulare the fees of County Treasurers and township officers,” reporied as a substi’ute,

A bill to regulate the fees of County Treasurers.

The question on receiving the substitute, being taken, and decided in the affirmative,

The bill was read the first time ; and,

On motion of M:. Barinw, the 191h rule was suspended, and the bill passed to its second reading.

On motion of Mr. Bartow,
Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time to-

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

Mr. Lawrence moved to amend the bill by inserting after the onacting clause, the following:

“That the recognisance of the United States, required by the 8th section of the act to which ihis is an amendment, may be taken ind certified before any Justice of the Peace, and the same wheu filed in the office of clerk of the proper county, shall be as valid and effectual, to all intents and purposes, as if the same had been taken in open court."

Mr. Lawrence moved to postpone the further consideration of the bill until the next session of ihe Council.

The question being taken, the motion was lost.
Ayes, 4 ; Nays, 9.
Mr. Lawrence requiring the yes and

nays:
Those who voted in the affirmitive, are,
Messrs. Drake, Durocher, Lawrence, Edwards—4.
Those in the negative, are,

Messrs. Bariow, Brown, Fletcher, Irwin, Kingsley, Le Roy, M?Donell

, Schoolerati, Stock100--9. The question recurring, on agreeing to the amendment offered, the amendment was rejected.

Mr. M'Donell 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.
Aves, 10; Nays, 3.
Mr. Lawrence requiring the ayes and pays :

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Those who voted in the affirmative, r®,

Messrs. Bartow, Brown, Drake, Fle cher, Irwin, Kingsley, La Rov, M'Donell, Schoolcraft, Stockton-10.

Those in the negative, are,
Messrs. Durocher, Lawrence, Edwards-3.

Mr. Kingsley moved to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill.

The niotion prevailing, and the bill being aga before the Couecil;

Mr. Kingsley moved to amend the bill, by inserting the follo pre ing to stand as the 3d section thereof:

“Sec. 3. That all licenses heretofore granted by the Sheifi in any county, to individuals, to keep tavern agreeably u the laws relaring to the assessmeni and collection of Ternik rial cases, be and the same are hereby declared to be as valid and etlecrual in las, as if the same had been regularly granted, agreeably io he provisions of the act to regulate taverus.

The question being taken, the amendment was received.
On mition of Mr. Brow,
Orrlered, That the bill lie on the table.

Mr. Irwin moved to reconsider the vote t ken on the motion for the engrossment and third reading of the “ bill to amend au act, entiiled an act to regulate taverns," approved April 12, 1827.

The motion prevailing, and the bill being theu before the Council, on the question to engross ;

Mr. Irwin moved for leave to withdraw said bill.
Leave being granted, and the bill withdrawn;

The bill to amend an act, entitled an act to regulate taverns, was ag in taken u.

On motion of Mr. Irwin, the bill was amended by inserting the follwing, to stand as the 5th and 6 h sections thereuf:

“ Sec. 5. That if any person not licensed or permitted to keep a tavern, agreeably to the provisions of the act to which ibis act is an amendmane, sh Il sell, barier, or deliver, for money or other articles of value, any wine, rum, brandy, whiskey, or other spirits of strong drink, in any quantity equal to or exceeding one quiri, or anv strong beer or ale, in any quantity equal tv or exceeding orie gallon. and shall knowingly permit or suffer the same or any purt ihereof, ir be drank in his fir her huse, store, our house, y rd or garden, such person shall, on conviction thereof, before any Justice of the Peare of ihe county where the offence may be comouitted, forfeit and pay, for every such offence, the sum often dollars.

Sec. 6. That the 4!h section vi he act, entitled an act to Tesco lave saverns, approved April 19, 1827, be and the same is hereby

repraler

Mr Bisw moved thit the bill pass.

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

6 Av aki," &c.
The bill conitruing District Surveyors, was read the third time.

011 motion of vi. Lawrence, she bill was amended, by striking out in the last line, sectiou 6, the word “ ten,” and inserting in lieu to the word • six."

M- Stockiou moved that the bill pass.

The qorosilon being takeo, it was decided that the bill do now pass; and hit the title hereof be,

6 40 :(,' &c.
The bill establishing sears of justice, was read the third time.
Mi, Vibonelt inoved that the bill pass.

The question being tiken, it wiis decided that the bill do now pass ; und ih he tiile iberoof be,

“ An act to provide for establishing seats of justice."

The bill in psi i bolitan Ecdemy in the county of Washienaw, was read the third time. Mr. Kingsley noved that the bill pass.

The quaestion beng taken, it was decided that the bill do now 185 ; :nd that the title thereof be, " An act," &c.

The bill to restore the jurisdiction and powers of the County Court of the county of Crawford, was read the third time.

M. irwin 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 acı, "' &.

The bill to dissolve the marriage contract between John Layrence, late of the county of Mvoroe, and Lucy Lawrence, was led the bird time.

Mr Lawrence moved that the bill pass.

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

“ Au aci," &c.
Ayes, 9; Nays, 4.
Mi. M'Donell requiring the ayes

and
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Ms. Brown, Drake, Fletcher, Irwin, Kingsley, Lawrence, Le ily, Schouleraft, Suckton—9. 7 h se jo the negative, are,

Barrow, Durocher, M'Donell, Edwards-4. The bill io amend the several acts to organise the Militia, was read ihe third time.

Mr. Stuckton 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 ac:," &c.

The bill for the relief of Lauront Durocher, was read the third tino,

his wife,

nays :

Mssrs.

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