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be requested to oppose the passage of any law extending the time of residence beyond the time now required by existing laws on that subject. ::
2. That the Governor be requested to forward a copy of this resolution to each of our senators and representatives from this state.
Approved Jangary 29, 1855.
Joint Resolution relating to the Revised Statutes.
To revised) statutes.
Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the superintendent of public property be instructed to purchase for the benefit of the state the unsold balance of the published edition of the “Revised Statutes of Wiscon
now remaining for sale: Provided, The number of such copies shall not exceed three hundred and twentyfive, and can be procured at a price not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents per copy.
Approved January 2, 1855.
To school money.
Joint Resolution in relation to the return of School Money. Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the joint resolution of last session, which authorizes the state treasury to withhold school inoney from the counties deficient in the payment of their state revenue, be and the same is hereby rescinded.
Approved February 5, 1855.
Joint Resolution of the Senate and Assembly of the State of Wisconsin res
pecting the Officers, Soldiers and Sailors who served in the war of 1812.
Resolved by the Senate, the Assenbly concurring, That in To officers, de. the disposal of the public lands by the Congress of the of the war of United States, the claims of the surviving officers, soldiers and sailors who served in the war of 1812, and of the widows and legal representatives of such deceased officers, soldiers and sailors ought not to be disregarded or overlooked, and that all such officers, soldiers, sailors, widows, and legal representatives should be entitled to the same bounty from the General Government as has been extended to the soldiers in the late Mexican war.
Resolved, That the benefits of the Pension System which was established for the soldiers of the war of the Revolution, should be extended to the officers, soldiers and sailors of the war of 1812, and their respective widows.
Resolved, That his Excellency, the Governor, be requested to transmit a copy of these resolves to each of our senators and representatives in Congress, who are requested to lay them before the respective houses of Congress.
Approved February 8, 1855.
Joint Resolution providing for committee to visit State Prison, Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That
Committee to a committee of five-two from the Senate and three visit state prisfrom the Assembly, be appointed to visit the State prison, with ir structions to report to their respective houses, the present condition and future wants of the same, and that they have power and authority to investigate all the concerns of said prison, and the accounts of the commissioner for the last year, and the contract, and the amount paid thereon, and amount due, of Mr. Proudfit. Also to en. quire into, and report upon the discipline of said prison by the commissioner thereof, and shall have power to send for and examine persons and papers.
Approved, Feb. 10, 1855.
Joint Resolution in relation to the Transmission of the Statutes and Public
Acts of Wisconsin to “The New York Law Institute.”
Resolved, by the Senate and Assembly of the State of To transmis- Wisconsin, That the secretary of state be directed to transsion of statutes mit to “The New York Law Institute,” in the city of New Law Institute. York, a full and complete set of the statutes and public
acts of the State of Wisconsin, heretofore published ; and also of those hereafter to be passed, at each session of the legislature, as soon as published and ready for delivery, aud distribution.
Approved February 13, 1855.
Joint Resolution instructing the committee on enrolled bills to strike out cer•
tain words in an act entitled "an act to amend the charter of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad Company."
Resolved, by the Senate the Assembly concurring, That Committee on the joint committee on enrolled bills are hereby instructed to strike out
to strike out the words " or near” where they first occur in certain words. section one of a bill, entitled "a bill to amend the charter
of the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad company, which has passed the senate and assembly and been enrolled, and which words were stricken out by the senate in its passage, and was transmitted to the Assembly with those words in the engrossed bill.
Approved, February 21, 1855.
Joint Resolution relative to the sale of School and University Lands.
Resolved, That the Secretary of State be, and he is here. Relative to the sale of school by directed to cause to be published the “suspending the lands. sale of the School and University lands, except for settle
ment and cultivation," immediately after the same shall be approved by the Governor.
Approved March 5, 1855.
Joint Resolution for the election of members of the Board of Regents of the
University of Wisconsin. Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That To election of the senate and assembly will meet in joint convention in board of Rethe assemly hall on Wednesday, the 14th day of March genre of the inst., at 3 o'clock P. M., to elect four members of the Board Wisconsin. of Regents of the University of Wisconsin, pursuant to section 4 of chapter 18 of the revised statutes, and to fill vacancies, if any there are, in said board.
Approved March 13, 1855.
Joint Resolution for distributing of Documentary History of Wisconsin.
Resolved, by the Senate and Assembly of the state of To distribatn Wisconsin, That the Superintendent of Public Property be of Decumentadirected to distribute to each member and officer of the ry History. present legislature and to the present state officers five copies of the Documentary History of Wisconsin, including such portion of said work as may not now be deposited with him, to be delivered to the Secretary of State to be forwarded in the same manner, and with the session laws.
Approved March 31, 1855.
Joint Resolution for adjournment.
To adjoumthis Legislature will adjourn sine die, on Monday the 2d ment. day of April next, at six o'clock in the morning. Approved, March 31, 1855.