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“ To Charles Reed, for a book-case for the Library, thirty dol. lars.

To Iliram W. Pond, for painting a book-case, five dollars."
And the motion was agreed to.

Mr. M'Donell moved ibat the bill be further amended by inserte ing after the 15th line of the 2d section, the following, viz :-“ To Jeremiah Moors, for work done on the Council chamber, thirty@ight dollars ;” and the motion was decided in the negative by the following voie, the ayes and nays having been required by Mr. MPDonell :

Ayes-Messrs. Connor, Irwin, M'Donell—3.

Nuys-Messrs. Brown, Drake, Durocher, Edwards, Lawrence, Noble, Rumsey, Schooleraft, Stockton, Trowbridge-10.

On notion of Mr. Irwin, the blank in the 28th line of the 2d section was filled by inserting the words “ one hundred.”

Mi, Lawrence moved that the word “twenty” be stricken from the 8th and 10th lines of the 1st section, and that the word “ fifty” be inscried in lieu thereof.

M. Drako moved to amend the motion of Mr. Lawrence, so that the word “ eighty” be inserted.

And the question being on the latter motion, it was decided in the negative by the following vote ; the ayes and nays having been required by Mr. Drake :

Ayes-Messrs. Drake, Trowbridge-2.

Nays-Messrs. Brown, Condur, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M'Donell, Noble, Rumsey, Schoolcraft, Stockton-11.

The former motion was then agreed to by 1:e following vote, the ayes and nays having been required by Mr. Noble:

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, D::rocher, Eilwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M'Donell, Rumsey, Schoolcrati, Stock:on, Trow. bridge-12.

Nays-Mr. Noble.

On motion of Mr. Stockton, the bill was further amended by striking out the word “forty," in the 12th line of the first section, and inserting in lieu thereof the word “liliy."

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the word “scventy-five,” in the 13.h and 14th line of the first section was strickca out in each line, and the word “vinety” inscrted in lieu thereot.

Un motion of Mr. MI'Donell, the blank in the 20th line of the 2d section was filled by inserting the name of " Sheldon M'Knight."

Mr. Lawrence moved that the blank in the 24th line of the 2d section be filled by inserting the name of “ Edward D. Ellis,” and the motion was agreed to by the following vote ; the aycs and nay's having been required by Mr. Noble :

Ayes-Messrs. Connor, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M'Donell, Stocktor, Trowbridge-8.

Nays-Messrs. Brown, Drake, Noble, Rumsey, Schoolcraft-1.

On motion of Mr. Schoolcraft, said bill was then crdered to bo epçrossed and read a third time to-morroir.

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The bill to incorporate the President, Directors and Company of the Summit Portage Canal and Road Company, was taken up and read the tbird time.

Mr. Schoolcraft moved that the word “such” in the 3d line of the Sd section be stricken out, and that the word " said” be inserted in lieu thereof; and the motion was agreed to.

Mr. Irwin moved that the bill do now pass; and Mr. Drake FCquiring the ayes and nays on the motion, they were taken as follows :

Ayes-Messrs. Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M'Donell, Noble, Ruqisey, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Trowbridge-10,

Nays-Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake--3.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the Council agreed to take a recess until 3 o'clock, P. M.

3 o'clock, P. M. The memorial to the Senate and House of Represenatives of the United States, and the resolution accompanying the same, this day reported from the coinmittee on Territorial Affairs, was taken up.

Mr. Irwin moved that the memorial and resolution be adopied ; and the motion was agreed to by the tollowing vote, the ayes and nays being required by Mr. Drake:

Ayes.... Messrs. Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Rumsey, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Trowbridge...7.

Nays....Messrs. Brown, Connor, Drake, M'Donell, Noble, Lawrence....6.

The bill for the relief of Lucy Berthelet, was taken up, and,

The President laid before the Council a communication from Alex. D. Fraser, relative to the subject matter of said bill; whereupon,

Mr. Durocher moved, that the bill and communication be referred to a select committee of five members; and the motion was agreed to.

The bill to dissolve the marriage contract existing between Wm. C. Hutchinson and Susanna Hutchinson, was taken up and passed.

The bill for the relief of Delia, the daughter of Thaddeus Alvord, of Oakland county, was taken up, and the question being on the passage of said bill, Mr. Drake required the ayes and nays thereon, and they were taken as follows:

Ayes.... Messrs. Drake, Lawrence, Rumsey....3.

Nays....Messrs. Brown, Connor, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, Noble, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Trowbridge....10.

So the Council refused to pass said bill.

The report and accompanying resolutions relative to the Mission Establishment at Nichilimackinac, was taken up, and,

Mr. Schoolcraft moved that said report be accepted, and the resolutions accompanying bo adopted by the Council; and the motion was agreed to.

Mr. Noble then moved that one hundred copies of the report and

the documents accompanying the same be printed ; and the motion was agreed to by the following vote, the ayes and nays being required by Mr. Drake:

Ayes.... Messrs. Connor, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M'Donell, Noble, Rumsey, Schoolcraft, Stockton....10.

Nays.... Niessrs. Brown, Drake, Trowbridge....3.
On motion of lir. Stockton,"

Hesalec, That the commilice on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire and report, whether any member of the Legislative Council has been appointeil to any office, contrary to the provisions of the act of Congress, approved Jan. 29, 1827.

On mouion of Mr. N'Donell,

Resolucu, That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the act to authorise the Legislative Council to punish for contempt, and to privilege the members thereof from arrest, as to designate the number of days, previous to, and after, the adjourement of the session during which a member of the Legislative Council shall be privileged tr m arrest or be compelled to ansitor any civil process and to report by bill or otherwise.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the Council went into the consideration of Executive business, and having disposed of the same,

On motion of Mr. Noble, adjourued.

THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 1829. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Brown.

Mr. Ramsey, from the committee on Territal Affairs, to whom had been committed " A bill to organise the counties of St. Joseph and Kalamazoo, and for other purposes," repored the same with amendments, and wiih the following titie, viz : “ A bill to provide for laying out certain counties, and for oiher perposes ;” and said bill and amendments were then laid on the table.

Two me:ssages on Execuiive business were received by the hands of Mr. E. A. Brush.

On motien of Mi. Irwin, the Council went into the consideration of Executive business; and having disposed of the same,

Mr. Schoolcraft presented the claim of John Barmer, fur making and compiling a map of the Terriiory of Michigan), for the use of the Legislative Council. Referred, on motion of Mr. Schoolcraft, to the cominilice on 'Teriteral Allurs.

Mr. Drake, from the committee of Enrolment, reported as correctly corolled, a bill entitle" an act io amend ihe severil acts 10 org inise the Militia ;" and the President signed the same.

Mr. Drake, from the select committee to whom the subjeci hac been referred by a resolution of the Council, reporied,

A bill anibcrising the guardian of lari fish io remore ihe said Inri from the jail of the county of Ouland, to any sa place out of the Territory; which was read the first time and laid on the table,

The President announced that the select committee, appointed agrecably to the motion made yesterday by Mr. Durocher, and agreed to by the Council, were, Messrs. Durocher, Noble, Connor, Trowbridge and Ruinsey,

On motion, the bill to provide for laying out certain counties, and for other purposes, was taken up.

Mr.Rumsey then moved that the Coucil concur in the anenda menis made to said bill by the committee on Territorial Affairs, and the motion was a reed to ; and,

On motion, said bill was then ordered to be engrossed and read a third time tomorrow.

On motion of Mr. Stockton,

Messrs. Schoolcraft and Irwio bad leave of absence for the remainder of the session.

The bill to provide for the compensation of the officers of the Legislative Council, and for other purposes, was taken up and read the third time.

Mr. Laj rence then moved that the bill be amended by strikiny out the word “ ninety," in the 13th line of the 1st section, and inserting in lien thercof the words, “ one liundred and five;" and the milion was decided in the negative.

On motion, the question “shall the bill now pass" was then put, and Mr. Noble requiring the ayes and nays thereon, they were taken as follows:

Aycs....Messrs. Drake, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, Lawrence, M Donell, Rumsey, Schoolcraft, Stockton, Trowbridge....10.

Nuys.... Messrs. Browa, Noble.
So the bill passed.

The “ vill amendatory to an act, entitled an act to regulate the assessment and collection of Territorial taxes," was iaken up and read the third time.

Mr. Stockton then moved that the bill be amended by inserting, after the words “ number of,” in the 9ih line of the 12th section, the words, “the different descriptions of;"--and the motion was agreed to

Un motion, the question " suall the bill now pass?" was thien put, and Mr. Drake requiring the ayes and nays thereon, they were taken as follows:

Ayes....Messrs. Brown, Durocher, Edwards, Lawrence, M'Doneil, Noble, Rumsey, Schoolcrati, Scockton, Trowbridge....10.

Nays... Vr. Drake.
So ihe bill passed.

The bill 10 increase the taxes of Oakland county, was taken up and read the third time; whereupon,

Mr. Lawrence moved that said will be committed to the commit1cc on Terrierial Aguirs ; and the motion was agreed to.

The bill to raise a sum of ones by Lollery, for the purpose of establishing a free communication by land between the city of Dean troit and the village of alonroe, was take! up and read the tkird time.

Mr. Noble then moved that the will be annended by striking out the words, "impeded by a tax, paid to the several toll-bridge coinpanies," in the 30 and 4th list's us the preamble, and that the words, * obstructed by several toll-bridges," be inserted in licu thereof; and the motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. M'Donell, the question shall the bill now pass was then put, and Mr. Lawrence requiring the ayes and nays thereon, they were taken as follows:

Ayes-Messrs. Brown, Durocher, Edwards, Irwin, M'Donell, Noble, Schoolcraft. Stockton-8.

Nays— Messrs. Drake, Lawrence, Rumsey, Tros: bridge-4.
So the bill passcd.

On motion of Mr. !!'Donell, the Council went into the consideraiion of Executive business; and having disposed thereof,

wir. Drake mored that the Council lukio a recess until 5 o'clock, P. M.; and the i:otion was agreed iv.

3 o'clock, P. M. The bill amendatory to an aci securing to mechanics and othcrs payment for their labor and maicrials in erectiug any house, mill, or other building, within the city of Detroit or county of Brown," was taken up, read tlie third line and passed.

Mr. N'Donell prescuted the claim of Sheldon N'Kuight, for certain printing fır ile Legislativo Council; and,

NIr. Browo presented the claim of Wm. Durell, for chairs for the Legislative Council; and, on motion,

Said claims were referred to the committee on Expenditures.

Mr. N'Donel noved ibat ilc role taken on the motion made this day, in order the “bill to provide for laying out certain cuonties, and for other purposes,” in be engrossed and read a third time 10-morrow, be recorsidered ; and the motion was agreed 10.

And said bill then being before the Council, it was oni motion read the third time ; whereupon,

Mr. Drake moved that the bill be amended by adding therсto the following, to staud as the last section thereof, viz ;_"'That all acts und parts of acts, contravening the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby repealed ;" and the motion was agreed te.

Mr. Rumsey then moved that the bill do now pass; and the motion was decided in the allirma:ive.

'Tho' bill in aduition to an act, enuiled "an act to provide for the appointment, and to regulile ile duties of District Attorneys," and the act to amend the said aci,' was taken up and read the sccond time ; and having been considered as in connittee of the whole', said will was, on motion of Mr Noble, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow'.

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