Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

Those who voted in the affirmaiive, are,
Messrs. Fleicher, Kingsley, Lawrence, Schoolcraft, Stockton-5.
Those in the negative, are,

Messrs Burtow, Brown, Durocher, Drake, Le Roy, M'Donell, Edwards--7.

The question, on agreeing to the 10th section to stand as the 8th, being then taken, ihe amendment was received.

Aves, 8; Nays, 4.
Mi. Drake requiring

the
ayes and

nays:
'I hose who vuted io the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Bartow, Durucher, Fleicber, Kingsley, Lawrence, Schoolcrali, Stockton, Edwards---8.

Thuse in the negative, are,
Messrs. Browu, Drake, Le Roy, M'Donell-4.

The question, on agreeing to the 11th section to stand as the 9ih, being taken, the amendment was received.

Ayes, 8; Nays, 4.
Mr. vrake requiring the ayes

and

nays : Th.s who voted in the aifirmative, are,

Messrs. Bartow, Brown, Fletcher, Kiugsley, Lawrence, M'Donell, Schoolcrali, Stockton-8.

Those in the negative, are,
Messrs. Drake, Durocher, Le Roy, Edwards--4.

The question being then takell, on agreeing to the 12th section to stand as the Toth, the amendment was received.

Ayes, 8; Nays, 4.
Mr. Lawrence requiring the ayes and nays:
Those who voted in ihe affirinaiiye, are,

Messrs. Bartow, Brown, Vurucher, Fletcher, Kingsley, Law-. rence, Schoolcraft, Edwards-8.

Those in the negative, are,
Messrs. Drake, Le Roy, M'Donell, Stockton—4.

The question, on agreeing to the 13th section to stand as the 11th, being then stated,

Mr. M'Donell demanded a division of the question.

The question being then taken, on agreeing to so much of the section is repeals the 41st section of the act whrh the present bill proposes to anend, the amendment was received.

The question being then taken, on agreeing to the rest of the section, the amendment was received.

A yes, 8; Nays, 3.
Mr. Lawrence requiring the ayes and nays :
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Barlow, Brown, Durocher, Fletcher, Kingsley, Lawrence, Schoolcraft, Edwards-8.

Those in the negative, are,
M-ssss. Drake, Le Roy, M'Donell—3.

The question being ibco laken, op agreeing to the 14th section to stand as the 12th, the amendment was received.

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the bill was further amended, by adding the following, to stand as the 13th section thereof :

"EC. 13. That all sums received for the rent of the school lands in any township, and all moneys received for waste of injury commited on such lands, shall be expended in the surveyed town. ships where such lands are situated."

And the following, lo staad as the 14th section thereuf:

“ Sec. 14. That all acts and parts of acts, contravening the provisions of this aci, be and the same are hereby repealed."

Ou motion of Mr. Fletcher,
Ordered, That the bill lie on the table.

The bili authorising the alteration of the Territorial Road lead-
ing frum Pontiac to Adrian, was read a second time ; and,
Ou motion of Mr. Kingsley,

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

The bill directing the Auditor of this Territory to cause prosecutions to be instituted for the removal of certain toll-bridges, ihat obs'ruct the rad leading from the city of Deisoil, to the tool of the Ripids of the Miami of Lake Erie, was read a second time; apd,

On motion of Mr, M'Donell,

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

Mr. Lawrence moved that the Council go into the consideration of Executive business.

The motion prevailed--Ayes, 8; Nays, 4.
Mr. M'Donell requiring ihe ayes and pays :
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Borocher, Fletcher, Kingsley, Lawreuce, Le Roy,
Sch ojerasi, Stockion, Edwards-8.

Those in ihe negative, are,
Mevers. Bir ow, Brown, Drake, M'Donell-4.
M rake moved 10 adjourn.
1h quesiion being taken, the Council refused to adjourn.

I he council having gone into the consideration of Executive busines; ifier some time spent therein,

O mision of Mr. Schoolrsiti,

Resoterd, That the committee on Expenditures be directed to oruer 13 copies « f Farmer's new Map of Micbigan, and 13 copies of Lew s'mugraved Map of the city of Detroit, for the use of the Council.

The Council adjourned.

[ocr errors]

WEDNESDAY, July 28, 1830. Mr. Irwin presented an account of George L. Whitney, for printing uring the present session of the Council. Referred to the committee on Expenditores.

Mr. Irwin, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, reported,

A bill to restore the jurisdiction and powers of the County Court' of the county of Crawford.

The bill having been 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 and read a third time tomorrow.

Mr. Lawrence, from the Judiciary committee, reported,

A bill to dissolve the marriage contract between John Lawrence, late of the county of Monroe, and Lucy Lawrence, his wife.

The bill was read the first time ; and,

On motion of Mr. Lawrence, the 19th rale 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 tomorrow.

Mr. M'Donell, from the committee ou Territorial Affairs, to whom had been recommitted the “ bill establishing scats of justice,"reported a substitute to the bill.

The bill reported, having been read;

The question, on agreeing to the substitute, was taken, and decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. M'Donell,

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

Mr. M'Donell, from the committee on Territorial Affairs, reporied,

A bill to set off and organise the township of Navarino, in the county of Wayne, and for other purposes.

The bill was read the first time, and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr Schoolcraft, from the committee on Expenditures, tu whom was referred the petition of Jeremiah Moors, made the following teport:

The committee on Expenditures, to whom was referred the petition of Jeremiah Moors, respectfully report

That during the session of ihe Legislative Council in 1828, the petitioner presented an account for plastering the Council-chamber with gypsum, and running a carnice, amounting to $256.

The committee, from their own reflection, and from information derived from obers, were of opinion that the labor performed by the petitioner did not fully justify his charges; and on an inspection of the work itself, some defects wrre found to exist. sequence of which, they struck from the account the sum of $38, and I rrught in an appropriation for the remainder, being $218. This as pr priation was sanctioned by the Council, and bas been paid to the petitioner.

[ocr errors]

lo con

As no new facts have been presented to the committee, there appears to be no reason for altering their views of the subjeci; and they therefore recommend the adoption of the following resolution :

Resolved, That the petitioner is not entitled to reliei.
Ordered, That the report lie on the table.

Mr. Stockton, from the committee on Printing, made the following report:

The committee on Printing, respectfully report

That the printing of the Laws passed at the present session of the Council, be given to Thomas Simpson, of Pontiac ; and that the printing of the Journal be given to f.dward D. Ellis, of Monice : And it is understood, that the compensatin shall be the same, as that beretofore allowed for printing by the Legislative Council.

Ordered, That the report lie on the table.
Mr. Stockton, from the committee on the Militia, reported,
A bill to amend ihe several acts to crganise the Militia,
The bill was read the first time; and,

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

On motion of Mr. Stockton,

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

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

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

An act concerning the counties of Michillimackisac, Brown, Crawford, Chippewa and lowa.

An act to amend an act, entitled an act to prevent forcible entries and detainers.

An act in auihorise Sarah Ann Steers, to sell and convey certain lands therein mentioned.

An act to organise the township of Notawa.
The President signed said bills.

The hill to provide for laying out and establishing certain Territorial Roads, was read the ihird time.

On motion of Mr. Drake, the blank in the 2d section was filled with the nagres of " Arthur Powers, Amos Mead and Hiram Wil. marth.” And the blank in the 4th section, with the names of “ Orange Risdon, Allred Davis and B. Holmes." And the blank in the 6ih seciion, with the names of " George Meachum, John Bogert and Squire Thompson."

On movion of Mr. Lawrence, the bill was amended, by inserting after the word “Roads” in die 7th section, these worris" ud any damages, to individuals across whose land the same may be laid out."

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 ai act, entitled an act concerning Grand and Petit Jurors, was read the third time.

On motion of Mr. Fletcher, the bill was amended, by striking out the words, “one hundred,” and inserting in lieu, the word

to fifty.”

Mr. Fletcher 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 bill to set off and organise the township of Jacksonburgh, was read the third time.

Un motion of Mr. Kingsley, the bill was amended, by striking out the word “ Jacksonburgh,” as often as it occurs in the bill, and substituting the word “ Jacksonopolis.”

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,

6 An act,” &c.

The bill to incorporate the Pontiac and Detroit Rail Road Company, was read the third time. Mr. Le Roy moved that the bill

pass. At the request of a member, Mr. Le Roy withdrew his motion ; and,

Ordered, That the bill lie on the table.

The bill to provide for the inspection of Flour, Beef, Pork and Fish, was read the third time.

Mr. Lawrence moved to strike out, in the 7th line of the 1st seco tion, the words, “ Beef and Purk”-when,

A message was announced from the Governor, who notified the Council, by Mr. Trowbridge, that he yesterday approved and signed,

An act to legalise the proceedings of officers within the county of Iowa, and for other purposes.

An act amendatory to an act, relative to the ofice and duties of the Auditor of the Territory of Michigao..

And that he had this clay approved and signed,

An act concerning the counties of Michillimackinac, Brown, Crawford and Iowa.

An act to legalise the proceedings of Justices of the Peace, in

Aa act to authorise Sarah Ann Steers to sell and convey certain lands therein mentioned.

An act to amend an act, entitled an act to prevent forcible on tries and detainers.

certain cases.

« AnteriorContinuar »