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No. XII.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution relating to Mail

Service from Pine Grove to Rockland, Nevada.

[Passed March 21, 1871.]

etc.

WHEREAS, Mineral resources have been rapidly and extensively Relative to

developed and population has rapidly increased in the town of mail service Rockland and vicinity, in Esmeralda County, Nevada; and,

Whereas, The immense amount of capital invested, and the industry and enterprise of the population and their isolated condition from mail communication, render a tri-weekly mail service from Pine Grove to Rockland and the establishment of a postoffice at Rockland, of the utmost importance to the business public of the above named section; therefore, be it

Resolved, by the Agsembly, the Senate concurring, That our Senators be instructed, and our Representative in Congress be requested, to use all means and honorable endeavors within their power with the Postoffice Department at Washington, to procure at as early a time as practicable a tri-weekly mail service from Pine Grove, Esmeralda County, Nevada, to Rockland, Esmeralda County, Nevada, and for the establishment of a postoffice at Rockland, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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

No. XIII.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution relating to Mail

Service from Wadsworth, Nevada, to Fort Independence, California.

[Passed February 25, 1871.]

mail service etc.

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

velopment of mineral and agricultural resources, and the rapid increase of business in the southern portion of our State, embracing Metallic District, Columbus, Silver Peak, Palmetto and Fish Lake Valley; and,

Whereas, The amount of capital invested, the enterprise and industry of the population and their isolated condition from any direct mail communication, render a weekly mail service 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 within their power with the proper department at Washington, to procure at as early a day as practicable, a weekly mail service from Wadsworth, Washoe County, Nevada, via Walker River, Metallic District, Road's Salt Marsh, Columbus, Silver Peak, Palmetto, and Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada, to Fort Independence, Inyo

County, California, and for the establishment of two additional postoffices on said route: one office at Metallic District, Esmeralda County, Nevada, and one office at Fish Lake Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada.

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

No. XIV.-Assembly Concurrent Resolution relative to granting

Leave of Absence to F. H. Harmon, District Attorney of
Lander County

[Passed February 25, 1871.]

F. H. Har

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That F.H. maonegrant- Harmon, District Attorney of Lander County, is hereby granted of absence. leave of absence from this State for the period of six months, at

any time during his term of office; provided, that said District Attorney shall have a competent deputy to discharge all the duties of said office required by law during his absence.

No. XV.-Assembly Concurrent Resolution relative to granting
Leave of Absence to John H. Dennis, Clerk of Lander County.

[Passed March 2, 1871.]

John H. Dennis granted leave of absence.

Resolved, by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That John H. Dennis, County Clerk of Lander County, is hereby granted leave of absence from this State for the period of six months, at any time during the term of his office; provided, that he shall have a competent deputy to discharge the duties of said office required by law during his absence.

No. XVI.- Assembly Concurrent Resolution in relation to the

establishment of a weekly Mail Service between the towns of Elko and Tuscarora, Nevada.

[Passed March 2, 1871.]

mail service between Elko and Tuscarora.

Relative to WHEREAS, The citizens of the town of Tuscarora, Independence

Valley, Elko County, Nevada, are wholly and entirely dependent upon individual and private enterprise for mail facilities; and,

Whereas, Such means of intercourse or mail facilities are not only burdensome, but irregular and uncertain, particularly during the inclement season of the year, arising from the peculiar character of the country and its surroundings; 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 within their power with the proper department at Washington, to procure at as early a day as practicable, a weekly mail service from Elko, Nevada, to said town of Tuscarora, Nevada.

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

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SENATE RESOLUTIONS AND MEMORIALS.

No. I.-Senate Concurrent Resolution relative to Printing Gov

ernor's Message.

[Passed January 4, 1871.]

Relative to

Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That one Governor's thousand copies of the Governor's Message be printed; two hun

dred and fifty copies for the Governor; two hundred and fifty copies for the Senate, and five hundred copies for the Assembly.

Message.

No. II.-Senate Concurrent Resolution relative to printing

Report of State Mineralogist.

[Passed January 6, 1871.]

Relative to printing report of Mineralogist.

Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That fifteen hundred copies of the Report of the State Mineralogist be ordered printed; nine hundred for the Assembly; five hundred for the Senate, and one hundred for the State Mineralogist.

No. III.-Senate Concurrent Resolution relative to committee to . make arrangements for the Installation of the State Officers elect.

Relative to installation Governor

[Passed January 9, 1871.] Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That a com

mittee of three, to be composed of one from the Senate and two and Lieut from the Assembly, be appointed to wait upon the Governor and

Lieutenant-Governor elect, to ascertain their pleasure in reference to their installation in office, and that said committee make all necessary arrangements on the part of the two Houses pertaining to said installation.

Governor.

No. IV.-Senate Concurrent Resolution relative to appointing a

Joint Committee on Defalcation in late State Treasurer, E.
Rhoades', accounts.

[Passed January 9, 1871.]

joint commuittee on

Treasurer.

WHEREAS, It appears from the Governor's Message, transmitted Relative to

to the Legislature, that a defalcation in the State Treasury of appoint over one hundred and six thousand dollars exists; and,

Whereas, Judgment has been duly rendered in the District defaication Court of the Second Judicial District of the State of Nevada, of late State against the bondsmen of the defaulting Treasurer; and,

Whereas, Certain of said bondsmen are reputed insolvent; therefore,

Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That a joint committee of seven be appointed, three from the Senate and four from the Assembly, to examine into and report upon the defalcation of the late State Treasurer, E. Rhoades, the probable amount that can be collected on execution of his bondsmen, and to further inquire into the dereliction of duty on the part of the Board of Examiners, in failing to comply with the requirements of an Act entitled "An Act relating to the Board of Examiners, to define their duties and powers, and to impose certain duties on the Controller and Treasurer," approved February 7, 1865, with power to employ a clerk, and to send for persons and papers, and to administer oaths.

No. V.-Senate Concurrent Resolution relative to the Sergeant

at-Arms distributing copies of printed Bills.

[Passed January 10, 1871.]

Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Relative to Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate is hereby directed to deliver to oi printed the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly, for the use of the Assem- bills. bly, two thirds of the number of copies of all bills printed by order of the Senate, and the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Assembly is hereby directed to deliver to the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, for the use of the Senate, one third of the number of copies of all bills printed by order of the Assembly.

No. VI.-Senate Concurrent Resolution.

[Passed January 12, 1871.) Resolved, by the Senate, the Assembly concurring, That the Instruction joint committee appointed to investigate the defalcation in to somit treasury, etc., be, and hereby is, instructed to report the date on defalcawhen the defalcation occurred.

tion.

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