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change the name of the town of Peeling to Woodstock; Which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be read a third time on Monday afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Weeks of Canaan, from the committee on bills on their second reading to whom was referred a bill entitled an act author:zing an increase of the members of Engine Company No. 1, in Claremont, reported the same without amendment;

Ordered, That it be read a third time on Monday afternoon at threc o'clock.

Mr. Weeks of Canaan, from the committee on Bills on their second reading, to whom was referred a bill entitled an act to incorporate school district No. 12, in Warner, reported the same with an amendment.

On the question, shall the amendment be adopted ?
It was decided he affir tive.

Ordered, That the bill be read a third time on Monday afternoon at three o'clock.

A message from the Senate by their Clerk:

"Mr. Speaker,— The Senate have passed a bill with the following title, to wit, an act to provide for the choice of Road commissioners, in which they ask the concurrence of the House.'

The House proceeded to the consideration of the foregoing bill, which came down from the Hon. Senate;

Which was read a first and second time.
On motion of Mr. Bruce

Ordered, That it be referred to the comunittec on Bills on their second reading.

A message from the Senate by their Clerk:

"Mr. Speaker,— The Senate concur with the House of Representatives in the passage of a resolution, that the business of the session may be closed on Saturday the twentieth day of June in

stant.

The Seriate have passed a bill entitled an act to incorporate the Nashua Literary Institution, in which they ask the concurrence of the House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the foregoing bill which came down froin the Hon. Senate.

Which was read a first and second time.

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Ordered, That it be read a third time on Monday afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Smith of Lempster submitted the following resolution;

Resolved, That the committee on Banks be instructed to prepare and report a bill to this House, providing for the security of the public against losses which may be sustained by the circulation of bills on the Concord Bank, making the stockholders thereof liable for the redemption of the bills of said Bank.

Mr. Bruce moved that the resolution be amended by striking out the words, “to prepare and report," and inserting instead thereof the words, "io inquire into the expediency of reporting;"

On motion of Mr. Hoit of Bridgewater

Resolved, That the resolution and amendment be indefinitely postponed

Mr. Leavitt of Chichester submitted the following resolution;

Resolved, That when the House adjourn this forenoon, it adjourn to meet on Monday next at three o'clock in the asternoon.

Mr. Knapp moved that the resolution be amended by striking out the words, three o'clock in the afternoon," and inserting in lieu thereof the words " ten o'clock in the forenoon."

On the question, shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the affirmative.
And on the question, shall the resolution as amended pass?
It was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Baker from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a resolution instructing them to inquire into the expedi. ency of passing a law.abolishing or regulating the right to vote by proxy, reported a bill entitled an act to regulate the right to vote by proxy;

Which was read a first time.

Ordered, That it be read a second time Monday forenoon at eleven o'clock.

Mr. Wells submitted the following resolution:

Resolved, That the committee on Elections be instructed to report a bill in amendment of an act entitled an act relating to the election of Governor, Counsellors, Senators and Representatives, passed July 3, 1839, so as to exclude from the rateable polls forming the basis of representation all paupers absolutely, and also all aliens who have not resided in such town or place for the period required by law to entitle citizens to vote in such town or place.

On motion of Mr. Wells-
Ordered, that the resolution lie on the table.

Mr. Harmon submitted the following resolution.

Resolved, That His Exellency the Governor be requested to direct one or more of the Bank Commissioners to examine inlo the affairs of the Mechanick's and Merrimack County Banks at Concord, so far as to ascertain the amount due said Banks severally from the stockholders, officers and directors, the amount due from each of said stockholders, directors and officers both as principal and surety and report forthwith to this House.

Mr. Treadwell moved to amend the resolution by inserting after the word “ Concord” the words, and all other banks in this State."

Mr. Parker of Fitzwilliam moved that the amendment be amended, by sıriking out ihe words, “the Mechanick's and Merrimack County Banks at Concord, and all other banks in this State," and inserting instead thereof all the banks in the State.”

On motion of Mr. Knapp-
Ordered, That the resolution and amendments lie on the table.
Mr. Quincy submitted the following resolution-

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened, That when the Legislature closes its present session, it adjourn to meet on Wednesday the eighteenth day of November next.

On motion of Mr. Parker of Fitzwilliam-
Ordered, That the resolution lie on the table.

Pursuant to previous notice and by leave, Mr. Morrison introduced a bill entitled an act in addition to an act entitled an act to incorporate the Amoskeag Falls Bridge.

Which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Roads, Bridges and Canals.

Pursuant to previous notice and by leave, Mr. Woodbury introduced a bill entitled an act in addition to and in amendment of an act entitled an act in additition to an act empowering school districts to build and repair school houses, passed July 6, 1827.

Which was read a first time
Ordered, That it lie on the table.
On motion-

The House adjourned.

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 1940.

Agreeably to a resolution of the House, the Speaker announced the appointinent of the following select committee on the subject of the bill providing for the return of inventories.

Messrs. Stickney of New Market, Stevens of Goffstown, Hatch of Newport, Stevens of Lyman, Leavitt of Gilmanton, Whitcomb of Swanzey, Green of Berlin, Page of Sutton.

Mr. Treadwell presented the petition of T. F. Rowe, praying for an appropriation to enable the first Artillery company in Portsmouth to procure the recasting of the field pieces in possession of said company:

Ordered, That it be referred to the commiitee on Military Afairs.

Mr. Shu:e presented the petition of Reuben W. Gould praying for the alteration of his nanje;

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on the alteration of names.

Mr. Carter of Concord presented the petition of the Concord Female Charitable Society, praying for an act of incorporation.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Incorporations.

Mr. Parker of Lisbon presented ihe petition of officers of the thirty-second Regiment praying for the removal of officers.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Military Alfairs.

Mr. Warner, from the committee on Roads, Bridges and Canals to whom was referred the fisih annual report of the Nashua and Lowell Railroad Corporation made a report,

Whereupon

Resolved, That said report be filed in the office of the Secretary of State.

Mr. Warner submitted the following resolution

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court convened, That_the town of Carroll and the places called Nash and Sawyers Location, Haris Location and Crawford's Grant in the county of Coo: be classed for the purpose of electing a Representative, and the inhabitants thereof are hereby authorized to elect and send a Representative to the General Court until the Legislature shall otherwise order, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

Which was read a first time

Ordered, That it be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock.

Mr. Warner subunitted the following resolution

Resolved by the Senate and House of R presentatives in General Court convened, That the place called Pinkham's Grant in the county of Coos be classed with the town of Jackson for the purpose of sending a Representative to the General Court until the Legislature shall otherwise order, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

Which was read a first and second time. Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Elections. On motion of Mr. QuincyResolved, That the rules of this House be so far suspended that all bilis and resolutions now on the table, which are ordered to be read a second time this forenoon at eleven o'clock be read a secood time at the present time.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon the following resolution

* Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened, That the town of Carroll and the places called Nash and Sawyer's Location, Hart's Location and Crawford's Grant in the county of Coos be classed for the purpose of electing a Representative, and the inhabitants thereof are hereby authorized to elect and send a Representative to the General Court until the Legislature shall otherwise order, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

Which was read a second tine-
Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Elections.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon the bill entitled an act s'spending for a limited time the operation of an act probibiting the emission and circulation of bank bills of a small de. nomination, passed January 13, -1837.

Which was read a second time.
On motion of Mr. Stevens of Claremont-

Ordcred, That it be referred to the committee on bills on their second reading.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon a bill enuiled an act 10 jegulate the right to vote by proxy.

Mr. Baker of Hillsborough moved sundry amendinents to the bill.

And on the question, shall the amendments be adopted?
It was decided in the affirmative.

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