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Indianapolis Indiana Journal (Newspaper) - December 18, 1830, Indianapolis, Indiana I Mana journal. A. Published by bout Niass amp Maguire. The Mas. Two to Lars per annul if paid in Advance. Three dollars at the end of the year. Advertisements inserted at the usual rates Tami Journa Ssliaz-wexzsi.7. _ to Lelsuer s Nieport. Treasury department dec. To. The treasurer in obedience to the directions or the Quot act concerning the auditor of Public a a accounts and treasurer of state Quot respectfully submits the following report of the Public reve Niue and expenditure from december 5, 1829, to december 4, 1830. V �,a5h on hand 5th december 18-29, $10,123 68 that Day to 4th, de Cember 18j0, from the assessments of 1820, 16 43 Quot 1822, 69 11 Quot a 18-273 20 Quot Quot 1825, 620 00 a 1826, 621 76 Quot Quot 1827, 181 29 Quot a 1820, including unlisted lands i Iota 29,386 04 previously reported to auditor 5 from assessments for 1830, 3,846 22 from the late and present agent for Indianapolis 3,839 93 from the commissioners of Seminary townships 4,552 83 from the Sale of land mortgaged to loan office 405 00 from the Sale of canal lands 18,709 25 Loans refunded _ 1,290 16 interest on Loans 1,542 40 militia fines 40 33 penalty of late collector of Switzerland county 8 89 Hents of Salt Spring Reserve 90 85 estates without heirs 50 77 Ana Jour in Anapolis saturday december 18, 1830. Ill a a a my 17 72, and $3,544 49 As a or. Read of d. And m. I i the above said Borland my met in a w3l i Ritzi Rirl via Ortry a i a or a a no 401. Him As principal $14,617 72, and $3,544 49 As interest. In a edition to the above said Borland exposed to Sale on the first monday of May last one of the reserved sections pursuant to the Law of last session and one half of it was sold for $2,564 18. The other half remains unsold for want of purchasers. From the returns of or. Smith commissioner of the township in Gibson county it appears that he had sold pref Vious to the 10th november last 144 half Quarter sections for $18,702 19 of which there has been paid As principal $7,555 50, and $1,368 78 As interest. There Are still unsold in said townships 155 half Quarter sections including Twenty half quarters in the reserved Section near the College. The state of the collese fund is As follows rents paid by Emerson amp Smith paid by Neely Smith and Wilson for lands sold in 1822, received by Borland As principal Quot a interest Quot Smith As principal u interest. Interest paid by state is individuals. There is now due As principal a Monroe township in Gibson town hip estimated interest $119 00 2,371 96 14,617 72 3,544 49 7,555 50 1,368 78 4,622 70 20,526 17 11,146 69 1,700 00 $67,573 01 deductions from the foregoing. Specific allowances by the legislature allowances to superintendent Quot a to recorders of Gibson and Monroe orders of the College trustees amount liable to be retained by the commissioners for their servies balance in favor of the College 620 10 232 24 150 77 4,919 31 of the ii Daiva i to Slature. Reported i of the Indiana journal. House of representatives. To Day dec. 13. After the presentation of Sundi a Pel irions m Linch were read and referred to the several committees to which their subject matter properly belongs or. Read of d. M. Channan of the committee of ways and Means to whom the communication of the Secretary of state on that subject was referred reported that the proposition of messes. and Maguire to proceed with the printing of the acts during the session would in the opinion of the committee be advantageous to the state As it would ensure a distribution of the Laws at an earlier period. He also reported a int Resolution upon the same subject which passed to a second Reading. Or. Hall from the committee on the judiciary to whom the subject had Len referred reported a Bill to Amend an act entitled Quot an act for the Relief of the infant heirs of Westley Harrison deceased Quot a which was read and passed to a second Reading. Or. Boox from the committee on claims reported favourably on the petition of Elisha i,�09 18 Tadlock for Relief with a Resolution which on motion of or. Wallace of j., was Laid on the table. Or. Bar from the committee on claims $67,573 01 the above does not contain the amount for which the Section adjoining Bloomington was reported favourably on the petition of w. R. Sold in 1821, Tiki that for which the half Section. Reynolds for reef a which was also Laid on was sold in May last As the proceeds of those i table lands have been applied to he College buil making Nall $75,468 16 pc mints from the Treasury during the forego g to Briod. To the adjutant and Quarter master generals �154 86 Quot for advertising the presidential e Lection 10 00 salaries of circuit prosecutors 1,037 55 a executive officers 2,36105 a judiciary 5,566 76 for transporting convicts to state prison 507 32 for state Library 113 12 to superintendents of Salt Spring reserves a 30 00 for printing and stationary 3,336 21 a compensation of probate judges 1,273 50 a Wolf scalps 636 50 to members clerks amp a. Of late legislature 12,041 03 contingent expenses 1,026 08 specific appropriations 1,202 64 Indianapolis expenditures 398 92 Michigan Road ,l4 50 Waba hand Miami canal 1,902 56 state Seminary 2,676 64 Loans and amount act be paid Quot in Sale of mortgaged land 5,928 00 militia fines distributed 2100 dings. On saturday the 4th inst the lands Mort a or. Hoover from the committee on the unfinished business of last session reported Genii by Daniel s. Lane and James Noble were a number of Bills which were referred to after being duly advertised Fred for Sale for Jug several standing committees. Non payment of the interest. The tract mortgaged by or. Lane was struck off to Samuel Goslee for 660, for which he has made a Deposit Solti client it is believed to insure the payment. No bid being made for the other tract either in Cash or on credit the superintendent concluded not to strike it of to the state until its value Coull be ascertained and How far recourse could be had on the Mortgagor in such a Case provided the property pledged should prove insufficient. The occurrence of such a circumstance Calls it is believed for an amendment of the Law in relation to the loan office. It is respectfully Sii tested whether appraisers of property Ouight not to be made personally liable where their valuation is not fairly made. Respect i lev submitted Samuel Merrill sup t. Making in All which leaves in the Treasury $41,408 23 34,059 93 the Cash on hand is liable to outstanding warrants $265 04 salaries of judges due but not audited 2,275 00 a prosecutor 202 70 specific appropriations 360 00 claims of probate judges estimate1,500 00 Wabash and Miami canal fund 15,806 69 Indianapolis 6,765 65 militia fines 561 85 making $27,736 93 which deducted from the Cash on hand leaves $6,323 00 the Revenue of 1830, to be paid subsequent to the 4th init., will probably amount to 29,700 00 making for the current expenses of the year $36,023 00 these expenses May he Esilma teed Astol Lon s to judges and prosecutors $8,200 00 the executive 2,200 00 printing and stationary 3,ti00 00 legislative expenses 13,000 00 specific appropriations 1,600 00 contingent 1,000 00 militia look state prison 750 00 Wolf scalps 800 00 probate judges 3,000 00 auditor s report. Auditor s office dec. 10. In obedience to the Quot act concerning the auditor of Public accounts and treasurer of state Quot the following report of receipts and expenditures on account of the state of Indiana i submitted. There was remaining in the Treasury on the 5th Day of december 1829, provided ail claims acid item to that Date were paid $9,961 63 since the above period there has been paid into the Treasury on account of balances due for the year 1820, a Quot a 1822, Quot Quot Quot 1823, Quot a w 1825, Quot a 1826, Quot Quot Quot 1827, from collectors of Revenue for 1829, Quot a Quot .1830, the frent of state for Indianapolis Seminary lands. Mortgaged lands l ans refunded. Interest Seminary funds Tom canal funds. Estates without heirs. Conscientious fines a unlisted lands and polls penalty on collectors a Salt Springs. Which will leave in the Treasury december i 1831, respectfully submitted Samuel Merrill. $.34,000 00 $2,023 00 report in relation to the loan offic from recember it 1829, to ath deccan her 1830. Received from James Borland commissioner of the Seminary township in Monroe county. From James Smith commiss Ioner of the Seminary township in Gibson county. Loans Refu cled by messes. Hoffman Burns Beeler Sumner m Clel land bretons Hill Myers and True a interest paid on Loans a on Purchase Money of land sold on credit. For land sold for non payment of interest $3,001 83 1,491 00 1,290 16 1,500 10 42 30 405 00 i a a during the above period Loans have been made As per list accompanying to the amount of amount to be paid for Wilson s land sold for non payment of interest. Salary and allowance to superintendent appropriation to Claud s g. Brown Piil to recorder of Gibson county u a Monroe salaries of president and professors.$8,404 64 from the returns of or. Briand Coin mis Ziouer of the township in Monroe county it appears that he had sold previous to the 2<th of a to vember 1830,206 half Quarter sections for $35,133 89 of which there had been paid to $7,890 09 5,508 00 420 00 86 76 300 00 70 75 19 13 2,000 00 16 43 69 11 73 20 620 00 621 76 181 29 29,352 73 3,846 22 3,839 95 4,652 83 405 00 1,290 16 1,542 40 18,709 25 50 77 40 33 33 31 8 89 90 85 making in All. Since the above period there has been audited for Public printing and stationary. For expense of last general Assembly including pay of members clerks and door keepers. For salaries of executive officers Quot judiciary Quot probate judges Quot prosecuting attorneys Quot militia officers. State Seminary Wabash and Miami canal fund Michigan Road seat of government. Specific appropriations electors state prison state Library Rock lick Wolf scalps conscientious fines. Seminary Money loaned As per treasurer s report. Contingent expenses per treasurer s report for the year 1830, 75,306 11 3,336 21 12,041 02 2,200 00 5,ai0 80 1,273 50 1,037 55 154 86 2,676 64 1,902 56 .1,204 50 398 92 1,202 64 10 00 507 32 113 12 30 00 g36 50 21 00 5,928 00 1,026 08 making the total am t. Of expend s. Which deducted from $75,306 ii receipts leaves a balance in the Treasury on the 5th Day of december 1830, provided All claims audited to that Date have been paid of the amount of assessments for the present year As certified by the clerks of the several counties is $41,117 96, from which after deducting $7,617 96, delinquencies and other expenses will leave for the Treasury the amount of old delinquencies paid into the Treasury during the present year is ,. It is probable that but Little More will be collected of those old claims so that they cannot be relied on with any certainty As making a part of the Revenue. Respect uhf submitted Morris Morris a. P. A. Or. Lowry from a select committee reported a Bill to provide for improving the navigation of the South Fork of Muscati tuck which passed to a second Reading. Or. Parks having obtained leave presented a Bill supplemental to an act passed last session for the purpose of building a by Edge across Salt Creek which passed to a second Reading. On motion of Imp. Wallace off. 700 copies of the report of he agent of he 3 per cent fund were ordered to be printed for the ise of he House of representatives. Or. Hold Len of cred the following resold lion resolved that a committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of passing a Law to prevent the destruction of Timber on the state canal lands with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Which was adopted and messes. Hol Man Kinney and Board were appointed a committee in pursuance of the same. On motion of or. Holman resolved Liat the committee on canals and internal improvements be instructed to inquire into the expediency of improving the navigation of the missis sinew River with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. On motion of or. Cost to resolved that the committee of ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a Bill requiring the assessors when aking a list of taxable property to ascertain As near As practicable the real value of each horse oxen clock watch and Carriage and that they be taxed ac-cordingl3 on Mii Tion of or. Pitcher resolved that the treasurer of state be instructed to inform this House what amount of Money has been Aid out of the Treasury on account of the Ava Bash and Erie canal to whom paid and for what purpose. Or Hoover offered the following Resolution which was not adopted resolved that the committee on the affairs of the town of Indianapolis be instructed to inquire into the expediency of donating to the county of Marion the House erected on the governor s Circle for a Seminary of learning. On motion of or. Herod resolved that the committee on military affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting to this House a Pream be and joint Resolution to the Congress of the United states instructing our senators and requesting our to use their exertions to procure the Extension of the benefits of the pension Law to the militia soldiers of the revolutionary War. Or. Aidi Strong proposed the following Resolution which was not adopted resolved that the judiciary committee be directed to inquire into the expediency of i amending the third Section of the act now in or. Read of d. And m. Moved further to Amend the same by extending the prohibition to justices of the peace in the counties where they reside which was determined in the negative. The question was then taken on the adoption of the Resolution which was determined in the afrin native ayes 49, noes 8. On motion of or. Decker resolved that the committee on roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making it the duty of the sheriffs to administer an of h to each supervisor of the roads at the time he delivers them their appointments and also providing bylaw a More bum May Mode of punishing supervisors fur neglect of duty. On motion of or. Herod resolved that the committee on roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing the present Road lia.\v,and to report a Bill More efficient in its provisions without making the same More burdensome in its effects. Or. Paiik offered a Resolution on the subject of allowing boards of justices to Lay a tax on wooden clocks which was not adopted. Or. Galletly offered the following Resolution resolved that a select committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a state Road from Brookville in fran Din county to Terre haute in Vigo county passing through Green Burgh in Decatur county Columbus in Bartholomew county Bloomington in Monroe county Spencer in Owen county Bowling i Een in Clay county and thence to Terre haute in Vigo county. Which was adopted and messes. Galletly Reid off., Hendricks Nert and Owens appointed a committee in pursuance of the same. On motion of or Wallace of j., the several Bills reported by the comm Tiec on the unfinished business of last session were referred to appropriate standing committees. Or. Hilus offered the following Resolution resolved that the committee on roads be instructed to report a Bill making a general appropriation of the fund commonly called the three per cent fund not otherwise appropriated among the several counties in this state for the opening and repairing of Public roads and highways so As to give to each county a just and equitable portion to Hereof Quot which was Laid on the table. Bills Ingrodi iced by or. Armstrong making an appropriation to construct a Bridge Over Tanner s Creek by or. Craig authorising a travelling Penitentiary by or. Ferris for improving the navigation of lao Liery Creek by or. Leavenworth to incorporate the Leavenworth Seminary society and by or. Dowden appropriating Money to Aid the people of Kelso Manchester and Lavren Deburgh townships to build a Bridge across the Salt Fork of Tanner s Creek. The Spraicer Laid before the House a communication from Noah Noble contract commissioner on the Michigan Road Wlinich was read and referred to the committee on roads. The speaker also Laid before the House a communication from the Secretary of Virci Ivia legislature. Elections were Holden in Viri inia under he new Consi Lulion. For senators and re preset a Tives. In or obit Lii of u is a fart i hit of it a ban half the persons returned were not members of the last Legi la Turki Ciri. Gac. 41,511 22 Force regulating marriages in this state so that a License from the clerks of the circuit courts shall not be required with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. Or. M nary offered a preamble and Resolution appointing a committee to draft a Bill on the adv lorem system of taxation which on motion of or. Hillis was Laid on the table. Or. Bussell moved for and optics the following Resolution resolved that a select committee be appointed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the Law As to prohibit practising attorneys from acting As Deputy clerks of the circuit courts in this state and report by Bill or outlier Wise. On motion of or. Hillis the Resolution was so amended that the prohibition should Only extend to the counties in which the attorney practises. The i solution was further amended on Molion of or. Armstrog by prohibiting practising attorneys from making up any part of the record. 33,794 89 33,500 00 $1,581 79 state covering a statement of the enumeration of White male inhabitants above the age of went i one years in this state which was read and Laid on the table. In Senate. Tuesday dec. 14, 1830. Or. Stevens from the judiciary committee to which was referred a Resolution directing an inquiry ii Ito the expediency of making it the duty of the Appellant to file the transcript documents and Appeal papers in the office of he circuit court clerk instead of he Justice of the peace As now required report etl that the committee deemed the measure inexpedient and also a Resolution rest hiring said committee to inquire into the expediency of authorizing called sessions of lie circuit court in certain cases reported that the committee deemed it inexpedient to pass such a Law and asked to be discharged from the further consideration of he matter which a Ere concurred in and tie committee discharged. The president Laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of state transmitting the report of the commissioners of the Michigan Road which was refer red to the co Monttee on roads or. Iii Tomn from the judiciary committee to Chi Jias referred the petition of Jonathan Legg Rex it red a Bill Tor his Relief which was read a first time. Or. I Toiv fit m the committee on education to which was referred the Pei tin of Barnabas Annable and others praying the establishment of free and equal education rept fed that the committee deemed the granting of the prayer of the petitioners impracticable and asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject which was read and concurred in. Or. Lemon from the select committee to Vilich m As referred a joint Resolution relative to the Ullin is Grant reported the same with an amendment which was read and concurred in. On Molion of or. Seeing resolved that the committee on roads be instructed to in rare tothe propriety of upper printing a portion of the Throe per tent fund to be expended in the improvement of that part of tie state Road leading Irrma Indianapolis to Madison which lies let Ween Clifty and Sand Creek in the counties of bar Tilon a and Jennings. On motion of or. Fletcher resolved that the committee on elections be requested to inquire into the propriety of amending the act for the formation of congressional districts and for the election of senators and representatives to Congress approved january 30,1824, so As to include in one District the new counties Laid Oft since the passage of said act and which Are now included within the limits of two of said Dis a tricks. On motion of or. Givens , that the committee on roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating a portion of the three per cent fund on the state Road from mount Vernon in Posey county to Collin s ferry on the Wabash with leave to report by Bill or otherwise. On motion of or. Blair resolved that the committee of roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of appropriating a portion of the three per cent fund for the improvement of the state Road from Indianapolis via Danville to Rock Ville and Montezuma to he state line in the direction of Springfield in the state of Illinois. On motion of or. Gregory resolved that the communication of or. Barbour late Secretary of War now of file in the Secretary s office be printed with the report and documents of the Michigan Road commissioners. Or. Gregory introduced a joint Resolution of the general Assembly on the subject of the Michigan Road which was twice read and committed to a select committee. Or. Linton introduced a Hill to provide for a state Road from Terre haute in Vigo county via Carlisle in Sullivan county to mount pleasant in Martin county which was read a first time. Or. Clendenin introduced a Bill appropriating a part of the three per cent fund to the building of a Bridge across lost River and for other purposes Wlinich passed to a second Reading. The crossed joint Resolution for the Relief of William Lindsey and others indigent i soldiers of the revolution was read a third time and passed ayes 15, noes 6. The engrossed Bill from the House of re i event natives entitled an act changing part of the state Road leading from the town of new cast a in Hemy county to Crawfordsville a Montgomery county was read a third time and passed. The engrossed Bill from the House of representatives entitled an act authorizing the judges of the Vermillion circuit court to hold a special session was read a third time and on motion of a or. Pennington was Laid on the table. Or. Sering from tie select come Juttee to which was refined a a no Resoluti a of the Gen end Assembly relative to the Michigan Road reported the same with a n Saniei dment which was read and concurred in. Or. Ewing offered the following Resolution resolved that the select committee appointed to report on so much of the Overn or s message As relates to the Appi in Talent of senators and representatives be ius fruited to report a Bill fixing the ratio for a senator at and that for a representative at polls or As near thereto As May be found practicable which was Laid on the table. Or. Lemon offered the following resolved. That the committee of ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reducing the tax on Brasa clocks to 50 cents and also to take into consideration the propriety of clocks made of Wood or of Wood and brass or of any other materials which was Laid on the table. Acid the Senate adjourned. House of representatives. Sundry petitions were presented and referred. Or. Wallace of f., from the committee on the judiciary made he following re port Viz the committee on the judiciary to which was referred a Resolution of the House instructing them to inquire into the necessity of revising the various statute Laws of the state have had the same under consider a Tion and have instructed me to report the following Resh irions resolved that it is necessary to revise the various statute Laws of this state during the present session of lire generl Assembly and that a come Pittee of five be appointed from this House to act with a similar committee to be appointed by the Senate who shall jointly constitute a Revisore committee Avith Power to Divide the labour appoint subcommittees and employ As Many clerks As they May deem necessary to Aid in the completion of the work. Resolved that the Senate be informed of this Resolution and a similar one be requested on their part. Which were Laid on the table. Or. Pollock from the committee of roads reported a Bill for he location and opening of a state Road from Logansport by Way of Quot t Turkey Creek and Elkhart Prairies to the Northern line of the state which was read and passed to a second Reading. On motion of or. Mcnary resolved that the committee on roads be instructed to inquire into the exp Cliency of so amending the Road Law As to require petitioners r a change in any state Road to give notice either in he nearest news Apiu or in writ ii in at three of the most Public places adjacent to the place proposed to 1 0 charged at least three Mont is prior to tie meeting of he legislature. On motion of or. Craig re Olvid that select can Mitt a by a

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