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porate the Portsmouth and Dover Railroad,” reported the same with two several amendments.

On motion of Mr. Treadwell-
Ordered, that the bill and amendments lie on the table.

Mr. Sawyer of Nashua, from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill entitled “An act giving further remedies in actions of trespass and trespass on the case, and in restraint of useless litigation,” reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, that it be read a third time to-morrow afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Wilson of Keene, from the same committee, to whom was referred a resolution relating to the taxing of personal property of non-residents, reported a bill entitled “An act in addition to the several acts relating to the assessment and collection of taxes."

Which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, that it be read a third time to morrow afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Swasey, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Goerge A. Cossitt and others, and the petition of Jeremiah B. Walker and 38 others inhabitants of Whitefield and Dalton, praying for the passage of a law to prohibit the throwing of slabs and other obstructions into the John's River in said towns and also the remonstrance of John M. Gove and others, inhabitants of said. Whitefield, against granting the prayer of said petitions, made a report

Whereupon-
Resolved, that the petitioners have leave to bring in a bill.

Mr. Currier of Chester, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled "An act in addition to and in amendment of an act entitled an act to provide for the choice of Road Commissioners," reported the seme without amendment.

Ordered, that said bill be read a third time to-morrow afternoon three o'clock.

Mr. Baker of Hillsborough, from the same committee who were instructed to inquire if it be not a violation of Constitution of the State to admit a member to a seat in this House from a town having less than fifty rateable polls without a special act of the Legislature, made a report,

Whereupon

Resolved, that the Constitution gives to every town, parish or place entitled to town privileges, having one hundred and fifty rateable male polls of twenty-one years of age and upwards, the right to elect one representative, and does not give the right to a lown having a less number.

Mr. Baker of Hillsborough, from the same committee to wbom was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the laws relating to the transfer of personal property by mortgage,” reported the same in a new draft, .

Which was read a first and second time.

Mr. Knapp moved that the bill be amended by inserting a sec: tion after the third section thereof.

On the question,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the affirmative,
So the amendment was adopted.

Mr. Treadwell moved that the bill be farther amended by inserting after the words 'personal property' in the third line of the first section, the words and real estate.'

On the question,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the negative.
So the amendment was rejected,

Mr. Page of Sutton moved that the bill be amended by striking out in the twelfth and thirteenth line the words and for no other purpose wbatever."

On the question,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the negative.
So the amendment was rejected.
Mr. Treadwell moved that the bill be indefinitely postponed.
And the question beiug put,
It was decided in the negative.
So the motion to postpone said bill indefinitely did not prerail.

Mr. Swasey moved that the House recopsider she vote adopt
ing the amendment proposed by Mr. Knapp.
And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
So the House refused to reconsider said yote.

Mr. Knapp moved that the bill be amended by inserting after the word 'property in the third line of the first section, the words of the value of fifty dollars and upwards.'

And the question being put,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the negative.
So the amendment was rejected.

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Mr. Wells moved that the bill be amended by striking out "4" before the last section, and inserting instead thereof '5.'

And the question being put,
It was decided in the affirmative. :
So the amendment was adopted.

Mr. Warner moved that the bill be recommitted to the committee on the Judiciary, with instructions to report a bill to repeal all the laws now in existence relative to the nortgaging of personal property.

And on the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
So the motion to recommit did not prerail.
On the question,
Shall the bill be read a third time?
It was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, that it be read a third time to-morrow afternoon at three o'clock.

Mr. Baker of Hillsborough, from the committee on the Judiary, 10 whom was referred the bill entitled “An act authorizing aliens to hold real estate,” reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, that said bill be read a third time to-morrow afternoon at three o'clock.

The House proceeded in the order of the day upon the bill entitled "An act to alter the times of holding the Courts of Probate in Newport in the county of Sullivan,”

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

Ordered, that it be referred to a select committee consisting of the delegation from the county of Sullivan.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon the follow. ing resolution :

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened, that the sum of two dollars be allowed Joseph Cofran in addition to the sum allowed him, in full for bis compensation as doorkeeper of the Board of Electors.

Which was read a second time.

Ordered, that it be read a third time to-morrow afternoon at three o'clock. On motion

The House adjourned.

AFTERNOON.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Freewill Baptist Printing Establishment and Book Concern in Dover."

Which was read a third time.
The question being on the passage of said bill.
Mr. Éla of Meredith moved that it be indefinitely postponed.
And the question being put,
The ayes and noes were called for.

Those who voted in the affirmative, are-Messrs.

Knight
Richardson
St. Clair
Jenness of Deerfield
Dinsmoor
Sanborn of East Kingston
Hatch of Exeter
Berry of Greenland
Lane
Furber
Currier of Newtown
Crawford
George of Plaistow
Robinson of Poplin :: t,
Lord
Treadwell
Moses
Poor of Raymond
Jenness of Rye
Thompson of Salem
Charles
Walker of Barnstead
Jenkins
Towle of Freedom
Lawrence
Edgerly
Durrell

Ela of Meredith
Eastman
Taylor
Durgin
Haley
Whitton
Perkins of Allenstown
Scribner
Messer
Morrill of Canterbury
Carter
Hoit of Concord
Perley
Martin
Gould
Woods
Ayer
Barnard
Trussell
Cate
George of Salisbury
Page of Sutton
Pattee
Watkins
Currier of Wilmot
Davis of Antrim
Bailey

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Goodale Poor of Goffstown Stevens of Goffstown Whittemore of Greenfield Patten Baker of Hillsborough Monroe Farley Cross Marsh Boardman Stark Morrison Odell McMillen Gibson Burtt Woodbury Whittaker Palmer Weeks of Richmond Whitcomb Hoskins Putnam Willey Bean Howard of Springfield Judkins Chase

George of Wendell
Lock of Alexandria
Hoit of Bridgewater
Weeks of Canaan
Rand
Blodgett
Merrill
Knapp
Smith of Haverhill
Swasey
Ferren
Noyes
Stevens of Lyman
Little of Warren
Peabody
Pitman
Whittemore of Colebrook
Dustin
Ballou
Tuttle
Young of Stewartstown
Perkins of Jackson
Wells
Smith of Milan
Young of Errol
French of Stratford
Warner
Copeland

Those who voted in the negative are—Messrs.

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