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Petrolia, Gas Jet, False Cape, Ferndale, and Table Bluff, to the City of Eureka, Humboldt County.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing resolution to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

Enrolling Clerk to correct bill.

No. XXVIII.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 40.

[Adopted March 6, 1876.] Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Enrolling Clerk of the Assembly be and he is hereby authorized and directed to insert in section two of Assembly Bill No. 312—An Act to reincorporate the City of Marysvillethe words "thence up the center of Feather River," after the words "Feather River," in the sixth line of said section, said words having been left out of the engrossed copy by mistake.

Payment for translating inaugural address.

No. XXIX.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 37.

[Adopted March 10, 1876.] Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the sum of twelve dollars and fifty cents ($12500) be paid out of the funds for contingent expenses of each House, to Fabian Kunhardt, as compensation in full for the translation of the inaugural address of Governor Irwin. The Controller is hereby ordered to draw warrants in accordance with this resolution, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay said warrants.

Preamble.

No. XXX.–Senate Joint Resolution No. 13, relating to the

Atlantic and Pacific Railroad reserve.

[Adopted March 11, 1876.] WHEREAS, The Commissioner of the General Land Office of

the United States, under date of April twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, instructed the Register and Receiver to withhold from preëmption and sale all the odd-numbered sections within thirty miles on either side of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, as indicated on the map of the route of said road, from San Francisco to Mission San Miguel, a copy of which accompanied his letter; and, whereas, in eighteen hundred and seventy-four the Commissioner of the General Land Office of the United States sent another letter of instructions, and a copy of a map showing the line of said Atlantic and Pacific Railroad from Mission San Miguel to the southern boundary of the San Francisco Land District, and directing the Register

and Receiver to withhold from preëmption and sale all the odd-numbered sections within thirty miles on either side of the line of said road as therein laid down, in both instances increasing the price of the even-numbered sections within twenty miles on either side of the line of said road to two dollars and fifty cents per acre; and, whereas, under the provisions of the Act of Congress, approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, incorporating the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company, said company was to build a road from Springfield, Missouri, by the most eligible route, to the Pacific, and a grant was made along said route to the Pacific; and, whereas, the line of said road, as finally determined, makes said road reach the Pacific at San Buenaventura, in the County of Ventura, and State of California, and any reservation for the benefit of said road from San Francisco to the southern boundary of the San Francisco Land District is without authority of law, and in direct violation of the Act under which said corporation was formed; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That our Reopening Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives and grants,

. requested to use every endeavor to have said withdrawal removed, and have all the lands embraced therein reopened to preëmption and sale, subject to the same laws and regulations as existed at the time said order of withdrawal was issued.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be and he is hereby requested to transmit a copy of the preamble hereto, and this resolution, to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

No. XXXI.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 32.

[Adopted March 11, 1876.) WHEREAS, One Edward O'Meagher Condon, a citizen of the Preamble.

United States, and who fought in the Union army during the late war, is now, and has been for eight years past, immured in a British dungeon under life sentence of imprisonment; and, whereas, the most satisfactory proofs exist to show that the conviction of said Edward O'Meagher Condon was procured by testimony of a very questionable character, and that the nature of his offense, if any, consisted in giving expression to his political sentiments; and, whereas, it is the duty of the Government of the United States to protect her citizens in every clime; therefore, be it

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That our Release of Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives Edward requested to take such action in the premises to the end Condon that said Edward O'Meagher Condon may be speedily released from unjust punishment and imprisonment.

Resolved, That his Excellency, the Governor of this state, be requested to forward a copy of this preamble and resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

No. XXXII.-- Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 33.

[Adopted March 14, 1876.]

Preamble.

WHEREAS, The Port of Mendocino, on the coast of the Pacific

Ocean, about half-way between San Francisco and Humboldt Bay, in the State of California, is one of the few ports on said coast which has sufficient depth of water and capacity to furnish good anchorage for a number of large vessels at the same time, and is of easy access, and could, by the construction of a breakwater, be made a safe harbor at all seasons of the year; and, whereas, it is essential, not only for the security of the vessels engaged in taking cargoes to and from said port, as also for the security of other merchant vessels, as well as of vessels belonging to the revenue and naval service of the United States, engaged in navigating the adjacent seas, that a safe harbor should be provided in that locality, to be available for such vessels as a port of refuge in stress of weather, or when in actual distress; therefore, be it

Improve-
Harbor.

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That our Mentocino Senators be instructed and our Representatives requested to

use their influence to secure an appropriation of money for the construction of a breakwater at said Port of Mendocino, and for the erection of a light-house at the entrance thereto.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing preamble and resolution to our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

Light-house

No. XXXIII.-Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 29, asking an

appropriation to erect a light-house and fog-bell at Santa Monica, Los Angeles County.

[Adopted March 17, 1876.] Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That our and fog-bell Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives Monica. requested to use all means in their power to secure an appro

priation from Congress for the purpose of erecting a lighthouse and fog-bell at Santa Monica, Los Angeles County.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to forward a copy of the foregoing resolution to our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

at Santa

correct bill.

No. XXXIV.-Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 47.

[Adopted March 21, 1876.] Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Clerk to Enrolling Clerk of the Assembly be and he is hereby authorized to correct Assembly Bill No. 496—An Act to provide for the issuance of bonds of the Town of San Luis Obispo-by crossing the word "and" in the first line of section four, after the word “ number,” and by inserting the word "and" before the word "their," in the same line.

No. XXXV.-Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 45.

[Adopted March 23, 1876.] Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Clerk to Enrolling Clerk of the Senate be and is hereby authorized correct bill. and directed to make the following correction in Senate Bill No. 435: Strike out in line four, section three of the bill, as enrolled, the words "at each annual election," and insert in lieu thereof, “ biennially.”

No. XXXVI.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 48.

[Adopted March 23, 1876.] Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the sum Payment for of twenty-five dollars is hereby appropriated to be paid to translating Fabian Kunhardt, in full compensation for the translation address. of the inaugural address of Governor Irwin; twelve ars and fifty cents of said sum to be paid from the fund for contingent expenses of the Assembly, and twelve dollars and fifty cents to be paid from the fund for the contingent expenses of the Senate. The Controller is hereby directed to draw warrants in accordance with this resolution, and the Treasurer of the State is authorized to pay said warrants.

Resolved, That a certain joint resolution, relating to the Former payment of money to the said Fabian Kunhardt, as compen- annullod. sation for translating the said inaugural address, adopted by the Assembly February twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six, is hereby annulled and 'declared void.

Clerk to correct bill.

No. XXXVII.–Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 45.

[Adopted March 24, 1876.) Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Enrolling Clerk of the Senate be and he is hereby authorized and directed to make the following correction in Senate Bill No. 435: Strike out in line four, section three of the bill, as enrolled, the words "at each annual election," and insert in lieu thereof“ biennially."

Clerk to correct bill.

No. XXXVIII.-Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 40.

[Adopted March 24, 1876.] Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Governor be requested to return Senate Bill No. 339, for the purpose of making a clerical correction, and that the Enrolling Clerk be authorized to change the word “construction to the word“ repair,” where such word “construction "occurs.

No. XXXIX.-Senate Joint Resolution No. 53.

Additional sections added to bills.

[Adopted March 28, 1876.] Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Enrolling Clerk of the Senate be and he is hereby authorized and directed to add an additional section to Senate Bill No. 289, to read as follows: Section seven. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage. Also, an additional section to Senate Bill No. 290, to read as follows: Section two. This Act shall take effect from and after its passage.

No. XL.–Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 42.

[Adopted March 29, 1876.] Resolved by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That Byers & Fritz be paid the sum of four hundred and eight dollars and fifty cents, being the full amount of the funeral expenses of the late James W. Mandeville; one-half of said sum to be paid out of the Contingent Fund of the Senate, and the balance out of the Contingent Fund of the Assembly.

Payment of

penses of the late J. W. Mandeville.

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