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wark, and to lay out new streets, lanes and alleys therein for the
On the question,
MONDAY, March 18, 1816.
Mr. M’Sherry, from the committee appointed for that purposes made further report in part, which was read as follows, to wit.
That in conjunction with a similar committee from the House of Representatives, they have compared and this day presented to the Governor for his approbation, the bills entitled as follow:
6 An act to declare certain creeks within this commonwealth public highways.'
6 An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company for erecting a bridge over the river Susquehanna at the town of Danville, near where the turnpike terminates on said river, in the county of Columbia.' • An act directing the formation of a map of Pennsylvania.'
On motion of Mr. Frailey and Mr. Ewing, The following resolution was twice read considered and adopted, to wit.
Resolved, That the Speaker draw his warrant in favor of Lawrence Lewis, assistant door-keeper, for the sum of one hundred and six dollars in full for his daily pay during tlie present session.
On motion of Mr, Frailey and Mr. Ewing,
Resolved, That the Speaker draw his warrant on the state treasurer in favor of Joseph A. MJímsey, clerk of the Senate, for the sum of one thousand dollars, to enable him to settle with the several printers of the journal of the Senate in the English and German languages, to discharge the accounts of the printers of newspapers, and also to provide wood for the next session, and
to pay contingencies, he to be accountable for the same in the settlement of his accounts.
• A further supplement to an act to appoint commissions to regulate the streets, lanes and alleys in the district of Southwark, and to lay out new streets, lanes and alleys therein, for the accommodation of the inhabitants, and to lay out the roads therein mentioned through the said district and parts of the townships of Moyamensing and Passynk,' was read the third time."
To postpone the further consideration of said bill for the present and recommend it to the early attention of the next legislature, which was agreed to.
Agreeably to order, The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Baily in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled
- An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act giving additional powers to and changing the mode of appointment of the inspectors of the prison in Philadelphia, and for other purposes.'
And after some time, The committee rose, reported progress, and asked leave to sit again; leave was not granted.
To postpone the further consideration of said bill for the present and recommend it to the early attention of next legislature, which was agreed to.
The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced, returned the bill, entitled
• A supplement to the act, entitled, an act for the regulation of the inilitia of this commonwealth.'
And informed, 'That the House of Representatives have passed said bill with amendments, in which the concurrence of Senate is requested.
He further informed, That the House of Representatives have concurred in the amendments by Senate, to the bills, entitled as follow, viz.
6 An act to continue and revive the act, entitled, an act to encouraging the warranting and patenting ot lands north and west of the rivers Ohio and Allegheny and Conewango creek, and for other purposes.
• In act further to extend for a limited time the act, enti. tled, an act providing for the settlement of certain disputed titles to lands north and west of the rivers Ohio and Allegheny, and Conewango creek, and for other purposes.'
• An act establishing an academy in the borough of Huntingdon, and one at the seat of justice in the county of Susquehanna.
The amendments by the House of Representatives, to the bill from Senate, entitled
• A supplement to the act, entitled, an act for the regulation of the militia of this commonwealth,' were read as follow, viz.
Sect. 1. line 5, after the word "by' insert the following, · Ed: ward Tilghman No. 9, by Thomas M.Euen No. 19, by Peter A. Browne No. 81, by Joshua Sullivan No. 72, by Isaac Boyer No. 74, by Anthony Simmons No. 96, second brigade by. Line 8, strike out all othat follows 6100% to the end of the paragraph. Line 13, make “William H. White' read • William M. White.' Line 24, strike out. George Hay,' and insert Michael SpangJer.'. Line 29, strike out · William Rutherford,' and insert • Thomas Walker.' Line 30, make • Neicker' read · Neikerch.' Line 47, make • William' read • John. Strike out from the beginning of line 70 to the word give' in line 75, and insert in lieu thereof the following, whenever any vacancy shall happen in consequence of the death, resignation or otherwise of any brigadier general or brigade inspector, the major general of the proper division shall appoint a suitable officer to hold an election, who shall.' Line 76, strike out each' and insert such,' at the beginning of line 77, insert these words, as the case may be,' same line strike out each' and insert «such. Line 83, make 6 and where it first occurs read “or,' same line, strike out all that follows the word “inspector to the word for in line 85, and insert in lieu thereof these words, • as the case may be. Line 86, strike outó he’ and insert “such officer.' Strike out all that follows the word 6 supplement in line 89, to the word and' in line 102.
Sect. 2. line 2, make . May read · October.' Line 24, after the word • transmit insert or deposit in some post office within this commonwealth properly indorsed for transmission.' Line 25, after of' insert exempts and,' same line, strike out these words, which he is now by law directed to transmit,' and insert • who have not been excused.' Line 33, after dollars' insert, 6 and the president of such court of appeal shall receive for furnishing the lists aforesaid to the auditor general the sum of four dollars;' same line after inspectors' insert whenever he shall exhibit to him a receipt for the same from the auditor general.'
Introduce two new sections as follow, viz.
Section 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the brigade inspectors shall allow the constables employed in the collection of the fines, all legal fees and costs incurred, or which may be incurred by said constables in the prosecution of delinquents in all cases where the fines shall not have been recovered, or may not hereafter be recovered. Provided it shall
ap pear to the brigade inspectors that the constables have done their duty in respect to said fines.'
Section 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the proceedings of the courts of appeal and courts martial shall in no case whatever, be set aside or declared void by any judge or court of law, on the ground of informality in such proceedings, or on the ground that the said courts of appeal or courts martial, had not been legally constituted; and every judge who shall declare any such proceedings void on the grounds before mentioned, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor in office. Provided, such courts of apppeal or courts martial shall be constituted under the authority of the United States or of this state. Number the remaining sections accordingly.
Sect. 4, now sect. 6. line 3, strike out a rebellion' and insert * an insurrection.' Line 152, make . person' read • man.'
Introduce a new section to be called section 9, as follows :
Section 9. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the officers who are required by the sixteenth section of the act to which this is a supplement, to attend the parades for discipline, shall each receive an additional compensation of one dollar and fifty cents for each and every days service on parade for discipline, to be paid by the proper brigade inspector:
Number the remaining sections accordingly.
Sect. 7, now Sect. 10. strike from lines 2 and 3, these words * within the bounds of the sixteen division.' Add to the end of the section the following And provided also. That the militia within the bounds of the 78th regiment, now commanded by colo'nel George Moore, may be allowed to muster in companies on any of the days appointed for regimental or battalion training, if a majority of the field officers shall think proper so to direct.
Strike out section 11, and number the remaining sections accordingly:
Sect. 9, now sect. 11. line 2, strike out these words, the general officers and the general staff,' and insert all commissioned and staff officers.'
The amendments to the first section were severally considered and concurred in.
The amendments to the second section were severally considered and concurred in with an amendment thereto, to wit, make • four dollars' read two dollars.?
The third section was considered and non-concurred in.
To amend the same by striking out the following words, to wit, or on the ground that the said courts of appeal or courts martial had not been legally constituted.'
On the question,
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Frailey and Mr. Shoemaker, and are as follow, to wit.
6. So it was determined in the affirmative. A motion was then made by Mr. Frailey and Mr. Shoemaker,
Further to amend said section by adding to the end thereof the following words, to wit.
And no action of tresspass shall be sustained in any courts of record within this commonwealth, in consequence of any pro. ceedings had by any courts martial or courts of appeal.'
On the question,
The yeas and navs were required by Mr. Morgan and Mr. Reed, and are as follow, to wit.
Tod, speaker. 9.
On the question,
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Morgan and Mr, Beale, and are as follow, to wit.