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NAYS.

Whereupon,
A motion was made by Mr. Baily and Mr. Rogers,

To proceed to the second reading and considerrtion of said bill, which was agreed to.

Section 1. being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. Frailey and Mr. Shoemaker,
To postpone the further consideration of said section, together
with the bill generally, and

On the question,
Will Senate agree so to postpone ?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Baily and Mr.
Frailey, and are as follow, to wit.
YEAS.-Messrs. Frailey, Shoemaker.-2.

NẢvs.
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. M.Sherry,
Barnitz,

Morgan,
Beale,

Murray,
Biddle,

Poe,
Erwin,

Power,
Ewing,

Reed,
Forster,

Rogers,
Graham,

Shannon,
Hopkins,

Shearer,
Jarrett,

Smith,
Lane,

G. Weaver,
Lowrie,

1. Weaver,

Welles,
Maghee,
M Farland,

Tod, speaker.
So it was determined in the negative.
A motion was then made by Mr. Forster and Mr. Ewing,

To fill the blank in said section with the words two hundred," and by Mr. Reed and Mr. Frailey, to fill said blank with the words one hundred,' and

On the question,
Shall said blank be filled with the words two hundred pa
It was determined in the affirmative; and

On the question,
Will Senate agree to said section as amended ?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. M Sherry and Mr.
Shoemaker, and are as follow, to wit.
YEAS.

YEAS.
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Forster,
Barnitz,
Beale,

Hopkins

Billeder
Biddle

Jarrett,
Erwin,

Lane,
Ewing,

Lowrie, bo

Graham,

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Messrs. Frailey,

Messrs. Shoemaker,
M-Sherry,

Tod, speaker.

6.
Reed,
So it was determined in the affirmative.
Section 2. having been considered,

On the question,
Will Senate agree to the said section ?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Graham and Me Frailey, and are as follow, to wit.

YEAB.

YEAS.

Messrs. Beale,

Forster,

Messrs. Maghee,

G. Weaver,

NAYS.

NAYB.

Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Murray,
Barnitz,

Poe,
Biddle,

Power,
Erwin,

Reed,
Ewing,

Roge.
Frailey,

Shannon,
Graham,

Shearer,
Hopkins,

Shoemaker,
Jarrett,

Smith,
Lane,

1. Weaver,
Lowrie,

Welles,
M Parland,

Tod, speaker. 25.
M-Sherry,
So it was determined in the negative.
The title being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. Lowrie and Mr. Rogers,

To postpone the further consideration thereof for the present, for the purpose of introducing a new section to be called Section 2. in the words following, to wit.

And be it further enacted, &c. That the subscriptions and payments authorized to be made by this act, shall for every share subscribed and paid, vest in this commonwealth all the rights, estates and emoluments appertaining to a share or shares held by indi. sidual stockholders.

On the question,
Will Senate agree so to postpone ?
It was determined in the aifirmative.
And said section was considered and agreed to.
The title having been agreed to,
Ordered, That said bill be transcribed for a third reading.

The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced, presented an extract from the journal of that House, which was Fead as follows, viz.

6 In the House of Representatives,

January 8, 1816. Resolved, That a committee be appointed, in conjunction with a committee already appointed by the Senate, to examine and report whether any, and if any, what measures are necessary for the better preservation and increase of the library belonging to the two Houses. And

Ordered, That Messrs. Sutherland, Conyngham and J. J. Wallis, be a committee for the purpose therein expressed.'

Agreeably to order, The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Shearer in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

A supplement to the act, entitled, an act authorizing the governor to appoint commissioners to view and lay out a state road from Carlisle in Cumberland county to Littleton, in Bedford county.'

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill with amendment. which were read.

Adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning

TUESDAY, January 9, 1816,

Mr. Murray presented the petition of sundry inhabitants of Lack township praying, that in case a law is passed to divide Millin county, the said towship may not be included within the bounds of the new county; and Said petition was read, and

Ordered, To lie on the table. Mr. Beale presented two petitions of similar tenor, from sundry inhabitants of Mifflin county, praying for a division of said. county, and

The same were read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Beale presented a petition from sundry inhabitants of Mifflin and Cumberland counties, praying for a division of Mifilin

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county, provided a certain portion of Cumberland may be annexed to the part to be taken from Mifflin county; and

The same was read and referred to a committee of the whole when they shall have under consideration the bill to which it relates.

Mr. Beale also presented a memorial from sundry inhabitants of Mifilin county, residing above the long narrows, approbating a division of said county and the same was read, and referred to a committee of the whole when they shall have under consideration the bill to which it relates.

Mr. Welles presented a petition from sundry inhabitants of Bradford county, praying that a bounty of 50 dollars may be paid for each wolf or panther killed within this commonwealth; and

The same was read, and referred to Mr. Welles, Mr. Shannon and Mr. Power.

Mr. Morgan presented the petition of John Ashmead, master warden of the port of Philadelphia, stating that the provision made in the act of the 25th March, 1814, for the support of the warden office, will terminate on the 31st March 1816; and

praying that the legislature will make some further appropriation for the support of the office; and

Said petition was read and referred to Mr. Morgan, Mr. Frai. ley and Mr. Reed.

Mr. Jarrett from the committee to whom was yesterday referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the borough of Easton, on leave given, reported a bill, entitled

An act for the regulation of the market in the borough of Eas. ton in the county of Northampton, and for other purposes therein mentioned ;' which was read the first time.

The bill, entitled A further supplement to the act, entitled, an act to enable the governor to incorporate a company for making a turnpike road from Middletown to Harrisburg,' was read the third time, and

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the clerk present said bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• A supplement to an act, entitled, an act authorizing the gover. nor to appoint commissioners to view and lay out a state road from Carlisle in Cumberland county, to Littleton in Bedford county,' was read the second time as reported by a committee of the whole yesterday, considered by section and agreed to. Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Shannon in the chair, on the bill, entitled

* An act to cede to the United States the jurisdiction over piece of land near Pittsburg.'

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill with one amendment, which was read.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Shoemaker in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled ** An act confirming the proceedings of the commissioners of the county of Pike."

And after some time,
The committee rose and reported said bill as committed.

Whereupon,
On motion, said bill was read the second time.
Section 1. being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. Jarrett and Mr. Frailey,

To postpone the further consideration of said section together with the bill for the present, which was agreed to.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole. Mr. G. Weaver in the chair, on the bill, entitled

An act erecting part of Mifflin county into a separate county to be called

And after some time, The committee rose, reported progress, and asked leave to sit again; leave was granted, and Ordered, That the committee of the whole sit again to-morrow.

The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced, presented for concurrence a bill, entitled

• An Act concerning the patenting of lands ;' which was read the first time.

Agreeably to order, The rule for going into committee of the whole being in this case dispensed with, the bill, entitled

6 An act for the relief of Thomas Curtis, was read the second time, considered by section and agreed to.

Ordered, That said bill be transcribed for a third reading. Mr. Herrington and Mr. Holgate a committee from the House of Representatives being introduced, informed Senate that the chamber of that house is now ready to receive the members of the Senate in order to go into a joint meeting for the purpose of electing a state treasurer for the ensuing year.

Whereupon,
The Senate adjourned for half an hour,

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Mr. M-Sherry teller on behalf of the Senate to officiate at the election of state treasurer, made report which was read as follows, to wit.

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