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(H. 1.) Mr. Cobb, from the committee on claims, to whom was referred a bill entitled “an act to pay Augustine Clark the sum i herein mentioned,” reported the same without amendment, and it was read the third time and passed.

(S. 7.) Mr. Foster moved that the Secretary procure to be printed five hundred copies of the bill from the Senate entitled "an act to authorize the business of banking.”

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

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Curtis, Eaton, Egerton, Edson, Foster, Jones, Kittredge, Lawrence, Noble, Pierpoint, Simonds -15.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Cobb, Converse, Goodwin, Hemenway, Holmes, Hoyt, Robinson, Swift-8.

So it was determined in the affirmative.

Un motion of Mr. Robinson, the Senate, as in committtee of the whole, resumed the consideration of the fifty-ninth chapter of the revised statutes, and aster some time spent therein,

On motion of Mr. Pierpoint,
Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the table.

(H. 74.) Mr. Jones, from the committee on bills, reported that the committee have this day presented to the Governor a bill entitled "an act to pay Lewis Sowles the sum therein mentioned."

The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

On motion of Mr. Edson, leave of absence from the service of the Senate was granted to him from and alter Monday nexi.

Mr. Swist, from the committec to whom was recommitted the eighty. third chapter of the revised statutes, reported said chapter with amendments, and said chapter was considered by the Senate as in committee of the whole and amended, and reported !o the Senale, and the amendments were adopted.

On motion of Mr. Robinson,
Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the iable.

(H. 88.) Mr. Lawrence, from the committee on military affairs, to whom was referred a bill enlitled “ an act to pay Cephas Bailey the sum therein mentioned," reported the same without amendinent, and the question, Shall the bill be read the third time? being taken, was decided in ibe negative.

(S, 10.) Mr. Tracy introduced a bill entitled "an act to repeal an acl therein mentioned," wliich was read the first and second time.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed and read ibe third time.

Mr. Kittredge, from the committee to whom was re!erred the eightieth chapter ol the revised statutes, repor!ed the same with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Pierpoint,
Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the table.
Mr. Tracy introduced the following resolution :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That the town of Glastenbury in the county of Bennington be doomed in addilion to the real estate listed, the sum of nine hundred and thirty-five dollars and fifty-four cents, and that said sum be added to the list of said town. Which was read and relerred to the coinmittee on finance. The Senate adjnurned.

Monday, Nov. 4, 1839. A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Merrill, their clerk:

MR. PRESIDENT : The House of Representatives have passed a resoJution appointing a committee to examine the Bank of Windsor and the Essex Bank, and a resolutiou lor a joint assembly for the election of a major general and two brigadier generals. The House concur with the Senate in the amendmenis proposed to the bill (H. 73) entitled “ an act annexing part of the town of Orwell to the town of Whiting,

A resolution from the House of Representatives :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That Stephen S. Brown, George E. Holmes and Alden Partridge be constituted a commitlee to inquire into the concerns of the Esses and Windsor Banks, agreeably to the joint resolution of both houses, passed on that subject.

Which was read and paseed.
A resolution from the House of Representatives :

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives, That both houses meet in joint assembly on Wednesday next, at three o'clock P. M., for the purpose of electing a major general to fill a vacancy occasioned by the removal of Gen. Francis E. Phelps, and also to fill the vacancies occasioned by the resignations of Gen. Jocob Washburn and Gen. P. T. Kimball.

On motion of Mr. Bowen,
Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

Chapter 109 of the revised statutes, entitled “Of oaths," was read the first and second time and referred to the committee on the juciciary.

Mr. Noble, from the commitiee to whom was referred the eightyninth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same without amendment, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Pierpoint called up the ninetieth chapter of the revised statutes

and the same was considered by the Senate as in committee of the whole, and amended, and reporied to the Senate, and the amendments were adopted, aad the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

(S. 10.) The engrossed bill entitled “an act to repeal an act therein mentioned,” was read the third time and passed.

The following communication was received from His Excellency the Governor: To the Senale:

I have the honor to inform the Senate that a vacancy has occurred in the office of brigadier general in the first brigade and first division of the militia of this state, occasioned by the resignation of Brigadier General Green Blackmer.

S. H. JENISON. Executive Chamber, Nov. 4, 1839. · Mr. Tracy called up the twenty-ninth chapter of the revised statutes, and the same was considered by the Senale as in committee of the whole and amended, and the amendments were reporied to the Senate and adopted.

Mr. Swift moved further to amend the chapter by striking out in the second line of the fifty-eighth section the word “five," and inserting the word ten, before the word dollars.

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

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Burgess, Chandler, Converse, Eaton, Egerton, Foster, Goodwin, Hoyi, Jeoness, Pierpoint, Robinson, Swilt-17.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Cobb, Curtis, Hemenway, Holmes, Jones, Lawrence, Noble, Tracy-10.

So it was determined in ihe affirmative, and the bill was amended accordingly.

On motion of Mr. Tracy,
The said chapter was laid on the table.
The Senate adjourned.

AFTERNOON

(S. 11.) Mr. Tracy introduced a bill entitled "an act relating to the state prison,” which was read the first and second time.

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

Mr. Cobb, from the committee to whom was referred the one hundred and third chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same with an amendmeni.

Ordered, That said chapter be laid on the table.

Mr. Pierpoint called up the ninetieth chapter of the revised statutes, and the same was amended, and was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Pierpoint, from the committee to whom was relerred the one hundred and fourth chapter of the revised statutes, reported the same with amendments, which were adopted, and the said chapier was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Cobb called up the ninety-first chapter of the revised statutes, and he same was considered by the Senate as in committee of the whole and amended, an reported to the Senate, and the amendments were concurred in, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Eaton, from the committee to whom was referred the eighty-seventh chapter of the revised stalutes, reported the same with an amendinent, which was adopted, and the said chapter was read the third time and passed.

Mr. Tracy called up the twenty-ninth chapter of the revised statutes, and moved to amend ihe same in the tenth section, by striking out after the words “in writing," the following words : "that he had not in his haads or possession, at the time when the writ was served on him," and by inserting the following words: that he had not, at the time of serving the writ, nor has he since had in his hands or possession."

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

Those who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Burgess, Chandler, Converse, Curtis, Eatori,
Egerton, Goodwin, Hemeuway, Holmes, Jones, Lawrence, Robinson,
Tracy, Waterman--16.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Cobb, Jenness, Noble, Pierpoint,, Swift-5.

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

Mr. Robinson moved to strike out from said chapter the following section :

" Sec. 34. Il' any person who is summoned as a trustee, shall have in his possession any goods, effects or credits of the principal defendant, which he holds by a conveyance or title that is void as to che creditors of the defendant, he may be adjudged a trustee on account of such goods, effects or credits, although the principal defendant could not have maintained an action therefor against him.”

And on the question Will the Senate ainend the chapter by striking out said section the yeas and nays having been required by Mr. Rob. inson, were taken, and were as follows:

Those who voted in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Burgess, Converse, Curtis, Jenness, Robinson, Tracy and Waterman-7.

Those who voted in the negative are: : Messrs. Adams, Bowen, Chandler, Cobb, Eaton, Egerton, Goodwin, Hemenway, Holmes, Jones, Lawrence, Nöble, Pierpoint and Swift14.

So it was determined in the negative.

On motion of Mr. Tracy, The twenty-fist rule of the Senate was suspended, so as to permitiu be read at this time, the engrossed bill (S. 11) entitled “an act relating to the state prison, and the said bill was re:id the third time and passed.

Mr. Pierpoint, from the committee to whom was referred, on the second instant, a resolution duoming the town of Glastenbury, reported the same without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Cobb,
Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Merrill, their clerk :

MR. PRESIDENT: The House of Representatives concur with the Senate in passing the sixtieth chapter of the revised statutes. The House have passed a bill (H. 29) entitled "an act laying a tax on the county of Lamoille.

(H. 29.) The said bill entiiled “an acı laying a tax on the county of Laigoille,” was read the first and second time, and referred to Messrs, Bowen, Harvey and Waterman.

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

The Senate adjourned.

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 1839. On motion of Mr. Pierpoint, the Senate proceeded to the election of a member of the committee on banks, in the place of Mr. Kittredge, who had leave of absence.

The ballots having been taken and examined, Mr. Converse was elected a member of said commitiee,

On inotion of Mr. Jones, leave of absence from the service of the Senate, was granted to him, from and after to-morrow morning.

(II. 46.) Mr. Adams, from the committee to whom was referred a bill entitled "an act to repeal an act entitled an act incorporating the vilJage of Woodstock," reporled the bill with the following amendment.

Add to the bill the following words :

"Provided nevertheless, That this act shall not take effeci, unless a majority of the legal volers of said corporation, at the next annual meeting to be holden in January next, shali vole for the repeal of the original act, and the trustees of sail corporation are hereby directed to insert an article in the warning of said mecting to that effect."

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