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Thirty copies of the Statutes of Connecticut, revision of
1849. One copy of Session Laws (Public Acts)
1838 to 1849. One do. do. do. (Private Acts)
1838 to 1849. Twenty-five copies of Private Acts,
1789 to 1836. Ten copies of Session Laws (Private Acts)
1846 to 1848. Ten copies of do. do. (Public Acts)
1847 to 1848. Twenty copies of do. do. (Public Acts)
1839 to 1843. Ten copies of Statistics of Connecticut,
1844. Three copies of Percival's Geological Report. Twenty copies of Shepard's Mineralogical Report. One copy of the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1838 to 1844. Ten copies of Journals of the House of Representatives, 1845 to 1848. One copy of Journals of the Senate,
1838 to 1844. Ten copies of do. do.
1845 to 1848. Twelve copies of Report of Superintendent of Common Schools, 1848. Six copies of Report of Superintendent of Coinmon Schools, 1849. Twelve copies of Bank Commissioners' Report,
1849. Six Reports of Commissioner of the School Fund,
1849. Resolved, That thirty-five copies of the Public Acts, Private Acts, Legislative Journals and other works and documents that shall hereafter be published by authority of this state, or by authority of either house of the general assembly, shall be reserved and deposited in the office of the secretary of state, for the purpose of international exchanges, and likewise all such books and documents relating to agriculture, commerce or arts, and of general science and history, as shall be freely contributed by the good will of individuals or incorporated societies, for the purpose of exchanges by this state ; and the secretary of state for the time being shall from time to time transmit the same, suitably bound, to such agent or agents as may be duly authorized to receive them for the purposes of such exchanges.
Resolved, That M. Alexandre Vattemare be and he hereby is constituted the agent of this state for effecting the exchanges with such governments and authorities in Europe, as have adopted or shall adopt his system of exchanges, and for the necessary expenses of such agency, and to render the same effectual, the annual sum of two hundred dollars is hereby appropriated, to be paid by the treasurer of this state on the warrant of the governor, to the order of M. Vattemare, or any agent of his said system of exchanges, employed and duly authorized by him to receive the same, the authority of such agent being first duly certified to the governor, and filed in the office of the secretary of state.
Resolved, That his excellency the governor be requested to communicate to M. Vattemare an attested copy of these resolutions, and of the report of the committee.
AUTHORIZING STATE LIBRARY COMMITTEE TO ESTABLISH AND CONDUCT
Resolved by this Assembly, That the state library committee be and they are hereby authorized to establish and conduct such literary exchanges with this state, both foreign and domestic, in addition to the agency of M. Alexandre Vattemare already established, as in their judgment they may see proper : and they are also hereby empowered to transmit, from time to time, to such agencies as may be by them established, such copies of public documents and books as can be spared without detriment to the library and collections of this state.
DIRECTING THE PRINTING AND DISTRIBUTING OF PUBLIC ACTS.
Resolved, That there shall be published an edition of two thousand copies of the public acts of this and each succeeding session of the general assembly, instead of fifteen hundred, as heretofore ; and that three hundred copies of said public acts be retained in the office of the secretary of state, subject to the order of the general assembly, and the remainder be distributed as now by law provided.
JOINT STOCK AND OTHER CORPORATIONS TO PAY FEES TO SECRETARY FOR
Resolved, That for all certificates of joint stock and other corporations, filed to be recorded in the office of the secretary of state, upon which no fees are now by law provided, there shall be paid to the secretary, at the rate of twenty-five cents a legal page, any law to the contrary notwithstanding
AUTHORIZING FEES TO BE PAID TO CLERK OF SECRETARY OF STATE FOR
Resolved by this Assembly, That for all certified copies and charters of incorporated companies, there shall be paid a fee of twenty-five cents a page, to the clerk of the secretary of state, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
STANDARD WEIGHTS, WHERE DEPOSITED.
Resolved, That the standard weights received by the governor of this state from the secretary of the treasury of the United States, be deposited in the office of the treasurer of this state, to remain in the custody of that officer, until further order be taken by the general assembly.
STANDARD WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
Resolved, That Nathaniel H. Morgan, of Hartford, be and he is authorized and empowered to receive from A. D. Bache, superintendent of weights and ineasures, under an act of congress, snch weights and measures as may be furnished to this state, and that said Morgan be further authorized tử complete with the present executive of this state, an arrangement commenced by his excellency Thomas H. Seymour, late governor of this state, providing a room for the storage of them and other articles of the kind belonging to the state, in a new fire-proof building recently erected by the town of Hartford, and the comptroller of this state is hereby directed to draw an order on the treasurer in favor of said Morgan, for the amount necessary to carry this resolution into effect, not exceeding the sum of two hundred dollars.
A MILITARY BAND BY THE NAME OF "UNION BRIGADE
Resolved by this Assembly, Sec. 1. John Ladd, John M. Smith, William Scott, George M. Denison, John Scott, Wanton Rouse, Charles Scott, Alston Weaver, William M. Denison, Thomas D. Bently, Joseph L. Bennett, Angel Walker, Robert Gray and John Rouse, be and they are hereby incorporated by the name, style and title of “The Union Brigade Band, and they and such other musicians as shall be duly enlisted and elected members of said company, not exceeding thirty-five, within the limits of the fifth brigade of Connecticut infantry, shall be and remain a company incorporate, by the above name and style forever.
SEC. 2. That said John Ladd and John M. Smith may and they are hereby directed to call a meeting of said company, in the month of June, 1839, by giving three days' notice to all the members of said company, at the Union Village in Plainfield, which company, when met, may appoint from among themselves, all necessary officers and adopt all such regulations for their own government, as shall be necessary for the attainment of the object of their organization.
Seo. 3. Said company, when so organized, shall belong to the fifth brigade of Connecticut infantry, subject at all times to the orders of the officers commanding said brigade, and shall meet at least twice in each year for the purpose of perfecting themselves as musicians.
SEC. 4. That the members of said company, when organized as aforesaid, shall not be liable to the performance of military duty in any other manner, so long as said company shall consist of ten members, and annually report themselves to the person commanding said brigade.
INCORPORATING THE WILLIMANTIC BRIGADE BRASS BAND.
Resolved by this Assembly, Sec. 1. That John S. R. Benchley, Joseph M. Dunham, Lyman M. Jordan, A. W. Jillson, J. A. Watson, William A. Benchley, William H. Osborn, Harry Willson, Mason Prentice, William D. Franklin, Charles S. Blivin, Albert N. Maine, John H. Prentice, Lewis Russ, Ira M. Vaughn, be and they are hereby incorporated by the name, style and title of The Willimantic Brigade Brass Band; and they and such other musicians as shall be duly enlisted and elected members of said company, not exceeding twenty-five in number, within the limits of the fifth brigade of Connecticut militia, shall be and remain a company incorporated by the above name and style forever.
Sko. 2. That said Willimantic Brigade Brass Band may and they are hereby directed to call a meeting of said company some time in the month of June, A. D. 1845, by giving three days' notice to all the members of said company, at Willimantic; which
company, when met, may choose and appoint from among themselves all necessary officers, and may adopt all such lawful by-laws, rules and regulations for their own government as shall be necessary for the attainment of the object of their organization.
Sec. 3. Said company, when so organized, shall belong to the fifth brigade of Connecticut militia, subject at all times to the orders of the officers commanding said brigade, and shall meet at least twice in each year for the purpose of perfecting themselves as musicians. For every omission or neglect of duty, the members of said company shall be subject to such fines as may be prescribed by the by-laws, rules and regulations of said company, (not exceeding the fines now prescribed by law for omissions and neglect of duty by musicians attached to companies and regiments of militia,) to be imposed and collected in the same manner and for the same objects, by the master or commander of said company, as fines are now imposed and collected by captains of companies or commandants of regiments of militia upon musicians for neglect of duty.
SEC. 4. That the members of said company, when so organized as aforesaid, shall not be liable to the performance of military duty in any other manner than as aforesaid, so long as said company shall consist ten members, and shall annually report themselves to the officer commanding said brigade as in uniform, equipped and ready for duty.
Sec. 5. Provided, nevertheless, that this act may at any time be altered, amended or repealed at the pleasure of the general assembly.
PLANK ROAD COMPANIES.
INCORPORATING THE DANBURY, REDDING, WESTON AND WESTPORT PLANK
Resolved by this Assembly, Sec. 1. That Alva Gray, Alanson Lyon, George Ferry, Zalmon Sanford, Thomas L. Sanford, Henry H. Monroe, Milo Lee, John W. Edmonds, 0. C. Sanford, Andrew L. Winton, and Ebenezer Wilson, together with such other persons as shall asociate with