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RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS

PASSED AT THE

FIFTH SESSION OF NEVADA LEGISLATURE, 1871.

ASSEMBLY RESOLUTIONS.

No. I.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 10, 1871.]

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That a com- Relative to mittee of three be appointed, one from the Senate and two from begiplativo the Assembly, to ascertain the amount of property belonging to the State, formerly used by the two Houses of the Legislature, said committee to report a full inventory of such property.

No. II.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 11, 1871.]

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That Wil-Wm. H. liam H. Henderson, County Recorder of Lincoln County, is Henderson hereby granted leave of absence from the State for three months; leave of provided, he leave a competent deputy to fulfill the duties of the abscuce. office during his absence.

No. III.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 13, 1871.]

Relative to title to State Prison,

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That a special committee of five, three from the Assembly, and two from the Senate, be appointed to inquire into and report to their respective Houses, what action (if any) is necessary to perfect the title of the State to the grounds and buildings known as the State Prison. Said committee to be appointed by the President in the Senate, and by the Speaker in the Assembly, and to have power to send for persons and papers, and to administer oaths, and to employ a clerk at five dollars per day.

No. IV.--Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 13, 1871.]

Relative to

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That a comtitle to Plaza mittee of three, one from the Senate and two from the Assembly,

be appointed by the chair. Said committee to examine and report upon the title of the State to the ground known as the Plaza, on which the Capitol Building is situate.

No. V.-Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 13, 1871.]

Relative to Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That fifteen printing, hundred copies of the Governor's Inaugural Address be printed, etc., Gov. ernor's eight hundred for the Assembly; five hundred for the Senate, and inaugural two hundred for State officers. aldress.

No. VI.-- Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 14, 1871.]

Requesting
Capitol

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the

Board of State Capitol Commissioners be, and are hereby resiomers to quested to make their report in accordance with section fifteen of make report an Act entitled an Act to provide for the erection of State Capitol

at Carson City.

No. VII.-Assembly Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 14, 1871.]

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Printing following number of Homographic Charts of the Nevada State homographGovernment be ordered printed and furnished as follows: Ten etc. copies to each member and attaché of the Legislature, and two hundred and fifty copies to the Secretary of State for distribution among the State officers aud public libraries.

No. VIII. - Assembly Concurrent Resolution relative to Sergeants-at-Arms of both Houses of the Legislature giving Bonds.

[Passed January 27, 1871.]

execute bonds,

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Sergeants-at-Arms of the Assembly and Senate respectively be, Sergeantsand they are hereby each required forthwith to execute a bond to required to the State of Nevada, in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars in United States gold coin, with two sufficient sureties, to be approved by the Governor, to the effect that they will safely keep and preserve all moneys that may come into their hands out of the Contingent Fund, created by an Act entitled “An Act to create a Legislative Fund,” and pay the same out only upon resolution of their respective Houses. Upon the approval of said bonds the Governor shall file the same with the State Controller and report such action to the Legislature.

No. IX.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution relating to Mail Ser

vice from Wadsworth to Belmont, Nevada.

[Passed February 10, 1871.]

WHEREAS, The rapid increase of population and extensive devel- Relative to

opment of mineral and agricultural resources, and the rapid mom service increase of business in the central portion of our State, em-worth to bracing St. Clair's Station, Stillwater, West Gate, Ellsworth Belmont. and San Antonio; and,

Whereas, The amount of capital invested, the enterprise and industry of the population and their isolated condition from any mail communication, render a semi-weekly mail of the utmost importance to the business public of that section; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That our Senators be instructed, and our Representative in Congress be

requested, to use all honorable means in their power with the proper department at Washington to procure at as early a day as practicable a semi-weekly mail service from Wadsworth, Washoe County, Nevada, via St. Clair's Station, Stillwater and West Gate, Churchill County, Nevada, and Ellsworth and San Antonio to Belmont, Nye County, Nevada, and for the establishment of three postoffices on said route, viz: One office at St. Clair's Station, Churchill County; one office at Stillwater, Churchill County, and one office at San Antonio, Nye County, Nevada.

Resolved, That the Governor be requested to forward a copy hereof to each of the United States Senators and to our Representative in Congress.

No. X.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution relative to Mail Ser

vice from Winnemucca to Camp Winfield Scott, Humboldt County, Nevada.

[Passed February 15, 1871.]

mail route from Winnemucca to

field Scott.

Relative to WHEREAS, The large and growing community in Paradise Valley

is entirely destitute of mail facilities, other than such as are

provided by private individuals at a heavy cost to the settlers Camp Win.

residing in said valley; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That our Senators be instructed, and our Representative in Congress be requested, to use all honorable and proper means to procure the establishment of a mail route from Winnemucca to Camp Winfield Scott, at the head of Paradise Valley, in said Humboldt County, Nevada.

No. XI.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution relative to instruct

ing Representatives in Congress to use their influence to induce the Government to list over the lands belonging to the Central Pacific Railroad in this State.

[Passed February 20, 1871.]

Relative to

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That we listing over most earnestly and respectfully urge upon our Senators and Rep

resentative in Congress to use such means and employ such efforts as to them shall seem necessary in order to secure the listing over by the proper authorities of the Government, all lands accruing to the Central Pacific Railroad Company in the State of Nevada, as soon as the plats of the surveys covering such lands are returned to the office of the United States Land Commissioner in Washington.

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