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by law, twenty-three hundred eight dollars and seventy-eight cents:

To Beriah Brown, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, two hun. dred seventy-four dollars and sixty-four certs:

To W.. W. Wyman, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, one hundred and forty-five dollars and seventy-four cents :

To William H. Sullivan, for newspapers furnished members of the legislative assembly at its present session, nine dollars and thirty-six cents :

To Charles D. Robinson, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, nine dollars and thirty-six cents:

To J. L. Marsh, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, nine dollars and thirty-six cents : To James M. Goodhue, 'for

newspapers

furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, nine dollars and thirty-six cents :

To Wilson and King, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, cighteen dollars and seventy-two cents:

To Henning and Hooker, for newspapers furnished the members of the legislative assembly at its present session, nine dollars and thirty-six cents :

To John M. Griffing, for wheefbarrow furnished for the use of the capitol, six dollars :

To D. Clark, for repairs on furniture for the use of the legislative assembly, eight dollars:

To Shields and Sneeden, for articles furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, one dollar and forty-five cents :

"To B. Britton, for services performed for the use of the legislative assembly, three dollars :

To Thomas Dailey, for articles furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, three dollars :

To J. A. Paine, for fifty cords of wood furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, at one dollar and fifty cents per cord, seventy-five dollars :

To Amable Le Febre, for twenty-five cords of wood furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, at one dollar and twenty-five cents per cord, thirty-one dollars and twentyfive cents :

To David Le Febre, for twenty-five cords of wood furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, thirty-four dollars and thirty-seven cents :

To George A. Cary, for one hundred cords of wood furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, at one dollar and thirty-seven and a half cents per cord, one hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents:

To Seth M. Van Bergen, for one hundred and seventy-five cords of wood furnished for the use of the legislative assembly, upon contract with superintendent, at one dollar and fifty cents per cord, two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents :

Also, for cutting and splitting three hundred and twenty cords, at the steps of the capitol, at seventy-five cents per cord, one hundred and sixty-five dollars; making in all, four hundred and twenty-seven dollars and fifty cents :

To J. G. Knapp, for his salary as superintendent of territorial property, from 4th day of February, 1846, to February 4th, 1847, three hundred dollars :

Also, for clerk during the session of the supreme court, for nineteen days, and during the present session of the legislative assembly, thirty-nine days, in all fifty-eight days, at one dollar and fifty cents per day, eighty-seven dollars ;

To C. M. D. Bull, for writing done for the present session of the legislative assembly, sixty-six dollars :

To William R. Smith, for writing done for the present session of the legislative assembly, eighteen dollars:

To F. A. Utter, for papers furnished the present legislative assembly, two dollars and fifty cents :

To William Evans, ninety dollars for services, rendered for the use of the legislative assembly in sweeping and keeping clean the halls of the capitol, &c. &c.:

To E. S. Turner, the sum of thirty-nine dollars, for writing done for the legislative assembly;

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To P. M. Fullerton, the sum of thirty-nine dollars, for writing done for the legislative assembly:

To Morritz Shoeffler, for newspapers furnished the legislative assembly at its present session, five dollars :

To John W. Trowbridge, the sum of one hundred and twenty-two dollars, for writing done for the legislative assembly at its present session :

To Thomas McHugh, the sum of twenty-five dollars, provided that he shall write up and finish the council journal:

To Morritz Shoeffler, forty-three dollars and fifty-five cents, for printing German messages, &c., for the use of the legislative assembly at its present session :

To E. M. Williamson, for writing done for the legislative assembly at its present session, four dollars :

To Thomas McHugh, for preparing the journal of the Council of the present session for publication, and affixing an index thereto, two hundred dollars.

(Sec. 2.] That for any appropriation herein made, which shall remain unpaid by the secretary, or be disallowed by the treasury department, out of the appropriation made by congress to defray the expenses of the legislative assembly for Wisconsin for the year 1847, the same shall be paid out of the territorial treasury, upon the non-payment of the same being certified to by the said secretary to the auditor of the territory, who is hereby authorized to issue warrants for the amount of the same upon the treasurer.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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RESOLUTION

Providing for the payment of W. W. Wyman,

and Beriah Brown, the sums therein named.

Resolved by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

That the secretary of the territory is hereby directed to pay out of the fund appropriated by congress to defray the expenses of the legislative assembly of Wisconsin the following sums, in addition to those allowed the same individuals in the general appropriation bill.

To W. W. Wyman, thirty eight dollars and fifty-eight cents, for newspapers furnished the legislative assembly at its present session.

To Beriah Brown, twenty-six dollars and fifty-two cents, for newspapers furnished the legislative assembly at its present session.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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To congress relative to a road from Prairie du

Chien to La Pointe.

To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled :

The memorial of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Wisconsin respectfully shows :

That the business and rights of an important portion of this territory imperiously demand a United States road from Prairie du Chien to La Pointe, or some other place on Lake Superior. Believing, as your memorialists do, that no road could be laid out of greater importance to the future welfare of our territory than one connecting the valuable copper regions of Lake Superior with the valley of the Mississippi ; and believing that the citizens of La Pointe county are entitled to the protection and benefits of our courts of justice agreeably to our free institutions; and believing that a very small amount of money in proportion to the great and numerous benefits resulting therefrom, is required, inasmuch as the said road will probably run on a ridge of beautiful and fertile prairie, with numerous tracts of valuable timber interspersed, so as to render the country valuable for agricultural purposes nearly the whole distance; and believing that such a road would open a vast and valuable tract of country for the settlement of enterprising persons, your memorialists therefore respectfully urge upon your consideration the ne

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