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The petition of Aaror, Brackett and others for a bank in the town of Littleton, and

The petition of John Gile and others on the same subject, be referred to the committee on banks.

Mr. Rogers pursuant to notice given on Friday last, had leave to introduce a bill entitled, “ An act in addition to an act entitled an act to incorporate the Rockingham Mutual Fire Insurance Company."

Which was read a first and second time.

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

Mr. Batchelder from the committee on incorporations to whom was referred the bill entitled an act to incorporate sundry persons by the name of the Portsmouth Marine Railway Company, by leave of the House, reported the same with an amendment, which amendment, on motion of Mr. Wilcox, was amended and adopted.

Ordered, That it be read a third time to-morrow at 3 o'clock afternoon.

Mr. Batchelder from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Ebenezer Nutter and others, for the incorporation of the First Congregational Society in Barnstead, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petitionsplan

Mr. Batchelder, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled an act to incorporate the Rockingham Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That it be read a third time to morrow at 3 o'clock, afternoon.

Mr. Batchelder, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Joseph Ela and others, for the incorporation of a Fire Engine Company, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

Mr. Batchelder from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Matthew Harvey and others, for an act of incorporation, made a report, whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to introduce a bill.

Mr. Batchelder from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Uriah B. Russell and others, made a report.

On motion of Mr. Colby of Eaton-
Ordered. That said petition be recommitted.

Mr. Batchelder, from the same committee to whom was referred the petition of Nathaniel Abbott and others, made a report

whereupon

Resolved, That the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

Mr. Gove of Goffstown, from the committee on the judiciary to whom was referred the resolution in relation to bail by leave of the House, made a report whercupon

Resolved, That it is inexpedient to legislate further on this subject.

Mr. Gove from the same committee to whom was referred the resolution in relation to the taxing of stud horses.

The petition of John Morse and others upon the same subject.

The resolution on the subject of reducing the rates at which buildings and other real estate are set in the inventory, made a report whereupon

Resolved, That it is inexpedient at this time to amend the law in those particulars.

Mr. Gove from the same committee to whoin was referred the bill entitled, An act to abolish the office of Crier and for other purposes, made a report whereupon

Resolved, that the further consideration of said bill be indefinitely postponed

Mr. Sawyer of Swanzey, by leave of the House presented the petition of the Field officers of the 6th regiment, for the removal of officers.

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

Mr. Walker, pursuant to notice given on Thursday, had leave to introduce a bill entitled, An act to establish a corporation by the name of the Peterborough Company.

Which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Agriculture and Manufactures.

Mr. Currier of Chester, gave notice that he should to-morrow ask leave, to introduce a bill entitled, An act to alter the times for holding the Probate courts in Deerfield, Chester and Derry in the county of Rockingham.

On motion of Mr. Parsons-

Resolved, That the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of having the thirty-fifth regiment annexed to the first regiment, and report thereon.

On motion of Mr. Philbrick

Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary, be directed to inquire as to the expediency of amending the law now in force in relation to the duties of surveyors of timber, and that they report by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Clement gave notice that he should, on Flandesday next, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled, “ An act to incorporate the Sullivan Manufacturing Company."

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The House proceeded to the order of the day, on the resolution authorising the Secretary of State to exchange the N. H. reports with other states.

Which was read a second time.

Ordered, That it be read a third time to-morrow, at 3 o'. clock, afternoon.

On motion of Mr. Sawyer of Swanzey

Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by ilaw, more effec. tually to secure the returns of votes by the several town-clerks, to the Secretary of state's office, and that they report by bill or otherwise.

On notion of Mr. Patterson

Resolved, That the committee on Agriculture and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making fur. ther provision by law, to prevent frauds in the manufacture and sale of leather, and that they report by bill or otherwise.'

On motion of Mr. Marston

The House resumed the consideration of the bill entitled, An act to incorporate certain persons by the name of the Proprietors of the Sandwich Quarterly Meeting Freewill Baptist Education Society.

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

And then the House adjourncd.

AFTERNOON." :- A message from the Senate by their Clerk : * Mr. Speaker, The Senate have passed a bill entitled, An act to repeal certain acts relating to the Sabbath, in which they ask the concurrence of the House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill which came down from the Senate entitled, An act to repeal certain acts relating to the Sabbath.

Which was read a first and second time.

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

Mr. Livermore gave notice that he should to-morrow ask leave to introduce a bill entitled, An act in addition to the laws now in force for laying out highways.

Mr. Waldron from the committee on Banks to whom was referred the message of His Excellency with the accompanying returns of statements of the several Banks in this State by leave of the House, made á report.

Which was read and accepted:
On motion of Mr. Wilco

Resolved, That a select committee be appointed to report what compensation shall be made to the Honorable Samuel Green for his services as referree on the claim of the Hon. Jeremiah Smith and also what compensation shall be made to the Attorney General for his attendance before said referree.

Ordered, That Messrs. Colby of Eaton, Walworth and Tasker be the committee.

Mr. Mc Daniels moved, That the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the militia law that no person shall receive a commission in the militia who is not twenty-five years of age.

Which was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Angier-

Resolved, That the committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire whether it is necessary to make any further provisions relating to the prosecution now pending in the name of the State against the Proprietors of the White River Locks and Canals. On motion of Mr. Lamprey of Kensington

Resolved, That the committee on Finance be instructed to report what compensation shall be made to the officers of the civil list for the current year.

Mr. Kimball gave notice that he should to morrow ask leave to introduce a bill entitled, An act to establish an additional term of the probate court in the county of Strafford.

Mr. Parsons moved, that the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquirc into the expediency of requiring the conmissioned and non-commissioned officers of each regiment to meet yearly for drill, two or more days in succession, instead of one, and also of compensating them for their services, and report thereon. .

Which was decided in the negative.
On motion of Mr. Rogers

The House resumed the consideration of the following resolution.

Resolved, That it is expedient to make the following alteration in the militia laws of this State.

1. To abolish regimental musters.

2. To dispense with all company trainings except on the first Tuesday of May, annually for inspection of arms and equipments.

Mr. Wallace called for a division of the question.
On the question, Shall the first resolution be adopted?

Mr. Colby of Warner, moved that the further consideration of this resolution be indefinitely postponed.

On this question, the yeas and nays were required by Mr. Me

serve.

Mr. Parsons moved that the House do now adjourn.

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Which was decided in the negative.

The question recurred, Shall the first resolution be indefinitely postponed,

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs.

W. Pike

Manahan D. M. Smith
Greenough S. L. Stevens Lovewell French
J. Moore

Drew
Fuller

Richards
S. Dearborn C. Bean

C. F. Gove Chellis Sanborn Noyes

Poor

S. Colby
Merrill
! N. Smith Cragin

A. Perkins
Porter
Hobbs

Hutchinson Gordon
Montgomery J. H. Smith Monroe

J. Colby
Morrill
Hayes
Wason

Pierce
T. A. Burleigh Philbrick M. Chase 1. Melvin
Quimby

P. Wentworth J. Putnam Berry
S. Lamprey

J. Wentworth Mc Queston Walworth
Webster
Stearns

J. Stevens Coburn
Pickering
Kimball
Bruce

Frazier
E. R. Currier Tasker

Walker

Folsom Demeritt Peavey

Gibson

N. Currier
M. Lamprey
Copp
Law

J. Wallace
D. B. Chase D. Batchelder Flint

Crosby
Beck
Gage
Wheeler

Angier
Treadwell
S. Jones
Cilley

J. P. Hadley
Marden

0. Young J. L. Hadley Brownson Jenness

Sherburne Whittemore Alden
Dudley
Baker
Tufts

P. Buzzell
Parsons
Peaslee

J. K. Smith Balch
J. Woodbury
S. Burnham Butler

|J. Moulton
Locke
Wiggin
Whitney

S. Murray
Hodgdon
Morse

Richardson Bullock
Kaime
I. Hale
Newell

Prescott
McDaniel Woods

Wardsworth Jona. Moulton J. T. Chase Gault

Eaton

T. Harris
W. Hale
Huse

Osgood Sargent
Darling E. Sawyer Page
White
Hill
Wright

Pendextor
S. Burnham Train

Vose

T. Smith G. W. Drake Gray

Hoskins

Low
J. Jones
Knox
Bailey

G. P. Meserve
Harmon
C. W. Drake Mack

Eastman
J. Fellows
Harvey
Clement

Twitchell
Shannon

D. Jones, J. L. Putnam R. Ingalls
Mallard
N, S. Colby

Goldthwait Braioard
Lawrence Mitchell

V. Chase L. Marshall P. Meserve Secombe J. Gove į J. Colby Mooney L. Woodbury

Prentiss

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