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as in committee of the whole and amended, and reported to the Senate, the amendments were concurred in, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Pierpoint, from the committee to whom was relerred the fortythird chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendinent, and the said chapler was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Noble, from the committee to whom was relerred the sixty-fifth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

The Senate, as in committee of the whole, resumed the consideration of the sixty-first chapter of the revised statutes, and the said chapter was amended and reporied to the Senate, and the amendments proposed by the committee of the whole were concurred in, aad the said chapter was read the third tim: and passed.

Mr. Jones, from the committee on bills, reported that the committee have this day presenied to the Governor bills of the following litles, viz:

(S. 3.) “ An act to settle and establish the boundary line between the towns of Westminster and Athens."

(H. 6.) “An act to incorporate the Memphremagog Literary and Theological Seminary.”

(H. 8.) “An act to repeal an act extending the charter of the Bank of Montpelier.”

(H. 75.) . An act establishing an academy in the town of Hartford in the county of Windsor.”

(H. 50.) “An act for the reliet of Henry Daman.” The Senate adjourned...

AFTERNOON.

Mr. Pierpoint, from the committee to whom was referred the several chapters of the revised statutes, comprising TITLE XXIII, being the several chapters from chapter ninety-two to chapter one hundred and two, inclusive, reported the same with an amendment, and the said TITLE and amendment were considered by the Senate as in committee of the whole, and the amendment reported was adopted-and the TITLE was further amended and reported to the Senate, and on the question, Will the Senate concur with the committee of the whole and amend the first section of the ninety-third chapter, “of offences against the sovereignty of the state," by striking out the words "suffer the punishment of death for the same," and inserting the words confined to hard labor in the state prison for life,

The yea3 pnd nays, having been required by Mr. Egerton, were taken, and were as fo!lows, viz:

Those who voted in the affirmative are: Messrs. Adams, Cobb, Converse, Curtir, Eaton, Egerton, Edson, Hemenway, Holmes, Hoyt, Jenness, Jones, Lawrence, Marsh, Robinson and Waterman -16.

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Those who voted in the negative are:

Messrs. Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Foster, Harvey, Kittredge, Mc Millan, Noble, Pierpoint, Townsley and Tracy -11.

So it was determined in the affirmative, and said chapter was amended accordingly.

Mr. Converse moved to strike out the whole of said ninety-third chapter.

On motion of Mr. Tracy, Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the lable. Mr. Bowen presented the petition of Francis L. Upham and others for a light infantry company,

Which was referred to the committee on military affairs.

Mr. Tracy, from the committee to whom was referred the petition of Smith Stevens and others, reported that the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

Mr. Lawrence, from the committee to whom was referred the eightysecond chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment, and said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Bowen, from the committee to whom was referred the sixtyninth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment, and said chapter was considered by the Senate as in committee of the whole and amended, and the amendments were reported to the Senale, and concurred in, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Simonds, from the committee to whom was referred the eightyfirst chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

(H. 67.) Mr. Egerton called up the bill entitled "an act laying a tax on a part of Cambridge,” and it was read the third time, and the question, Shall the bill pass ? being taken, was decided in the negative.

So the bill was rejected.

Chapter 75 of the revised statutes, entitled “ Of limited partnerships," was read the first and second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Chapter 76 of the revised statules, entitled “Of the general list," was read the first and second time.

On motion of Mr. Pierpoint, Ordered, That said chapter be referred to a select committee of three, to be appointed by the chair.

And thereupon the President announced as such committee, Messrs. Tracy, Townsley and Marsh.

The Senate adjourned.

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1839. On motion of Mr. Pierpoint, the vote taken vesterday, passing the eighty-first chapter of the revised statutes was reconsidered.

On motion of Mr. Pierpoint, Ordered, That the chapter de committed to a member for the purpose of receiving the following mendnient:

“7. For the purpose of suppiying any town, district, neighborhood or village with water, by means of itn aqueduci."

Mr. Swist was appointed to make said amendment, and reported said chapter, as ameaded,-and he said chapter was passed. Chapter 30 of the revised statutes was read the third time.

Do notion of Mr. Egertoni,
Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the table.

The Senate resumed the consideration of 'ITLE XXIII of the revised statutes, and the question pending ves:erday on striking out the ninetythird chapter being taken, was decided in the affirmative, and said chapter was stricken out.

The amendment proposed by the committee of the whole to the eighth section of the inety-fifth chapter, to strike out the word "seven," and insert the word twenty, was concurred ir., and the section was amended accordingly.

Mr. Cobb moved that the fourth, fifth and sixth sections of the ninetyfourth chapter, be stricken out, and on this question,

The veas and nays having been required by Mr. Kittredge, were taken and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are :
Messrs. Cobb, Egerton, Jenness and Robinson, -4.
Those who voted in the negative are:
Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Converse, Curtis, Ea.
ton, Edson, Foster, Goodwin, Harvey, Hemenway, Holmes, Hoyt,
Jones, Kittredge, Lawrence, Marsh, Noble, Pierpoint, Simonds, Swift,
Townsley, Tracy and Waterman--25.

So it was determined in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Tracy, the vote last laken was reconsidered.

Mr. Cobb moved to amend the fourth section of the ninety-fifth chap. Ler by striking out the words, “shall be deemed guilty of murder within this state," and by inserting at the end of the section the following words : shall be confined to hard labor in the state prison for a term not exceeding ten years;

And the question, being taken thereon, was decided in the negative. Mr. Cobb noved that said section be amended by striking out the words “ shall be deemed guilty of murder in this state," and inserting at the end of the section the words shall be confined to hard labor in the state prison during his life.

And on this question, the yeas and nays, having been required by Mr. Cobb, were taken ,and were as fo!lows, viz.

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Those who voted in the affirmative are:
Messrs. Cobb, Egerton, Hemenway, Jenness, Robinson and Swift-6.

Those who voted in the negative are :
Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Converse, Eaton, Edson,
Foster, Goodwin, Harvey, Holmes, Hoyt, Jones, Kittredge, Lawrence,
McMillan, Marsh, Noble, Pierpoint, Simonds, Townsley, Tracy and
Waterman -23.

So it was decided in the negative.

Mr. Egerton moved to amend said section by striking out therein, after the word “die," the words “ within this state."

And on this question, the yeas and nays, having been required hy Mr. Egerton, were taken and were as follows:

Those who roted in the allirmative are,

Messrs. Converse, Egerton, Edson, Holmes, Jones, Lawrence, Mc Millan, Tracy, -8.

Those who voted in the negative are : Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Cobb, Eaton, Foster, Goodwin, Harvey, Hemenway, Hoyt, Jenness, Kittredge, Marsh, Noble, Pierpoint, Robinson, Simonds, Swilt, Townsley, Waterman-21.

So it was determined in the negative.

The question resumed, on striking out the fourth, fifth and sixth sections of said ninety-fourth chapter, and being taken, was decided in the negative.

Chapter 93 having been stricken out, the first chapter in Title XXIII was numbered 93, to supply the place of the chapter stricken out.

The said TITLE XXIII, “ Of criines and punishments," was then read the third time and passed.

The following chapters of the revised statutes were severally read the first and second time, and committed, as follows:

Chapter 83,"Of licences to retailers and innkeepers, and victualing houses,"

Was referred to Messrs. Kittredge, Swill, McMillan, Eaton and Cobh.
Chapter 92, “ Of vessels navigating Lake Champlain,"
Was relerred to Messrs. Lawrence, Townsley and Burgess.
The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

Mr. Lawrence, from the committee to whom was referred the ninetysecond chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendmen..

Ordered, That said chapter be read the third time to morrow mor

ning.

On motion of Mr. McMillan, the Senate, as in committee of the whole, resuined the consideration of the eighteenth chapter of the revised statutes, and reported the chapter to the Senate without amendment.

Mr. Marsh moved to amend said chapter in the thirtieth section, by adding after the word tax, the following words: "excluding from such estimate or amount all moneys realized or to be realized from interest on loans of the surplus money-so called.”

And on this question, the yeas and nays having been required by Mr Marsh, were taken and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Adams, Burgess, Chandler, Hemenway, Hoyi, Jones, McMillan, Marsh, Noble, Tracy--10.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Bowen, Cobb, Converse, Curtis, Eaton Egerton, Edson, Fosler, Goodwin, Harvey, Holmes, Jenness, Lawrence, Pierpoint, Simonds, Swilt, Townsley, Waterman--18.

So it was determined in she negative. The said chapter was read the third time and passed. Mr. Tracy, from the committee on the judiciary, to whom was referred the seventy-fifth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment,

The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, Oct. 31, 1839. Mr. Tracy, from the committee on the judiciary, to whom was referred the seventy-ninth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same with an amendment, which was adopied, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

The Senate took up the seventy-fifth chapter of the revised statutes, reported yesterday, by the committee on the judiciary, and the said chapler was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Noble, from the committee to whom was relerred the sixty-sixth chapter of the revised stalutes, reported the same without amendment, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

The ninety-second chapter of the revised statutes, made the order of the day for this morning, was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Swill, from the committee to whom was referred the sixty-fourth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

(H. 74.) Mr. Cubb called up the bill entitled "an act to pay Lewis Sowles the sum therein mentioned'.”

Mr. Cobb moved to amend said bill by striking out the words " thrce

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