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tors of the Pinkham Turnpike Road,” reported the same in a new
draft,

Which was read a first and second time.
Mr. Knapp moved that the bill lie on the table.
And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.

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

Mr. Wells, from the committee on Baoks, to whom was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to banks and banking—a resolution instructing them to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for a thorough examination of all the banks in this state-and a bill entitled "An act in addition to an act entitled an act relating to banks and banking and to establish Bank Commissioners for the State of New Hampshire,” reported

a bill entitled "An act in addition to and amendment of an act entii tled an act relating to banks and banking and to establish Bank

Commissioners for the State of New Hampshire, approved July 5, 1837.”

Which was read a first time.

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

Mr. Weeks of Canaan, from the committee on bills on their second reading, to whom was referred a bill entitled "An act relating to the return of votes and making further provision for certifying the same,?. reported the same without amendment, Said bill was then read a second time.

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

Mr. Weeks of Canaan, from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill entitled "An act in addition to and in amendment of an act regulating marriages, and for registering marriages, births and burials, approved Dec. 12, 1832," reported the same in a new draft,

Which was read a first and second time,

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

Mr. Hoskins, from the select committee to whom was referred the message of His Excellency the Governor in relation to a set of standard weights received from the Secretary of State of the United States, reported the following resolution:

Resolved by the Senute and House of Representatives, that the set of standard weights now in the capitol, received from the Secretary of State of the United States, be deposited in the office of the Treasurer of this State, who is hereby directed to receive and preserve the same.

Which was read a first time."

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

Mr. Lord, from the select committee to whom was referred the resolution instructing the committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the expediency of passing a law to regulate the survey of ship timber, together with the report and resolution of said committee upon that subject, reported a bill entitled "An act providing for the admeasurement of round ship timber.” Which was read a first and second time..

Ordered, that it be read a rbird time Monday afternoon at three o'clock.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the unfinished business of yesterday.

The question being upon the motion of Mr. McDaniel, that the bill entitled “an act to constitute the counties of Belknap and Carroll,” be referred to a select committee consisting of the delegation from the county of Strafford.

On motion of Mr. Wells

Ordered, that said bill lie on the table, and be made the special order of the day for Tuesday next at eleven o'clock in the forenoon.

The House proceeded to the order of the day upon the bill entitled "An act in addition to and amendment of an act entitled an act relating to banks and banking, and to establish Bank Commission ers for the State of New Hampshire, approved July 5, 1837."

Which was read a second time.
Mr. Spalding proposed an amendment to said bill.
And on the question,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the amendment was adopted?

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

The House proceeded to the order of thie day upon the resolution in favor of the selectmen of Pinkham's Grant, and the resolution respecting the set of standard weights and measures.

Which were severally read a second time.

Ordered, that said resolutions be read a third time. Monday allernoon at three o'clock.

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The House proceeded in the order of the day upon the bill entitled "An act relating to primary schools.”

Which was read a second time.
Mr. Parker of Fitzwilliam offered an amendment to said bill.
On the question,
Shall the amendment be adopted?:
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the amendment was adopted.

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

Mr. Warner, from the committee of conference on the the House to confer with the Hon. Senate upon the disagreement of the Houses to the amendment made by the Senate to the bill entitled “An act incorporating the proprietors of the Colebrook Bridge,” reported that the committee could not agree with the committee on the

part

of the Hon. Senate. Whereupon

Resolved, that the House adhere to their disagreement to said amendment.

Ordered, that the Clerk inform the Senate thereof.

A message in writing was received from His Excellency the Governor by the Secretary of State, which was read and is as follows:

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"To the Honorable Senate

and House of Representatives:., Enclosed is the Treasurer's estimate of the probable receipts and disbursements at the Treasury from Dec. 10th, 1840, to June 1st, 1841.

JOHN PAGE. Executive Department,

Dec. 12, 1840."
Mr. Quincy called for the reading of said estimate.
Which was read.
On motion of Mr. Chase of Washington

Ordered, that the Message of His Excellency the Governor with the accompanying estimate be-referred to the committee on Finance.

Pursuant to previous notice and by leave, Mr. Green of Berlin introduced a bill entitled "An act to amend he laws relating to the transfer of real estate by mortgage.”

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

Ordered, that said bill be referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Swasey gave notice that he will on Monday next ask leave to iotroduce a bill entitled “An act relating to the White River Falls Company and to establish the rates of toll of the same."

Mr. Jenness of Portsmouth gave notice that he will on Monday next ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to alter the name of the First Baptist Society in Portsmouth."

Mr.Warner gave notice that he will on Monday next ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in amendment of an act entitled an act establishing the times and places of holding the Courts of Probate in the county of Coos."

Mr. Cox gave notice that he will on Monday next ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in addition to and in amendment of an act entitled an act for the support and regulation of primary schools, passed Jan. 4th, 1833."

Mr. Moore of Milford gave notice that he will on Monday next ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act for the encouragement of Agriculture."

On motion of Mr. Wells

The House resumed the consideration of the bill entitled "An act relating to banking and other private corporations.”

Mr. Ela of Meredith moved that the bill and amendment be referred to a select committee consisting of one from each county.

Mr. Stickney moved that the bill lie on the table.
And the question being put,
It was decided in the affirmative.
So said bill was laid on the table.
Mr. Baker of Hillsborough submitted the following resolution:

Resolved, that the committee on Elections to whom was reserred the memorial of Robert Wallace, be discharged from the further consideration of the same, and that the chairman of said committee notify the memorialist thereof, by furoishing him a copy of this resolution.

On motion of Mr. Parker of Lisbon
Ordered that it lie on the table.
Mr. Noyes moved that the House do now adjourn.
And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.
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message from the Senate by their Clerk :

Mr. Speaker — The Senate concur with the House of Representatives in the passage of a bill entitled "An act in addition to the several acts relating to the assessment and collection of taxes.

Mr. Little of Boscawen submitted the following resolution:

Resolved, that when the House adjourn this forenoon, they ad* journ to meet again on Monday next at three o'clock in the after

noon.

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Mr. Lawrence moved that the resolution be amended by striking out the words at three o'clock in the afternoon.”

Which amendment was accepted by the mover.

Mr. Hoskins moved that the resolution be further amended by i striking out all after the word "Resolved' and inserting insteadthereof the words that the House now adjourn.'

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

Mr. Spalding moved that the resolution be amended by adding the words “at three o'clock in the afternoon.'

And the question being put,
Shall the amendment be adopted?
It was decided in the affirmative.
On the question,
Shall the resolution pass
It was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Baker of Hillsborough moved that the resolution relating to the subject of the memorial of Robert Wallace be now taken up and disposed of.

But before the question was taken,
On motion of Mr. Dodge-

The House adjourned.

MONDAY, DEC. 14, 1840.

Mr. St. Clair presented the account of Asa Fowler.
Ordered, that it be referred to the committee on Claims.

Mr. Freese presented the petition of Abraham Plumer and others, praying for an act to incorporate the Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Company at Epping.

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