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No. 6.

Joint Resolution

Relative to the purchasing of a flag, for the Fifty-fourth regiment of Penn

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WHEREAS, The flag presented by the state, to the Fiftyfourth regiment of Pennsylvania volunteers, was accidentally destroyed by fire, in the camp of said regiment, in the absence of Colonel Jacob M. Campbell, the commanding officer, who, at the time, with the greater part of his command, was in pursuit of the guerillas, under Colonel Imboden, of the rebel army; therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the governor be, and he is hereby authorized, to procure, at the expense of the state, a flag, and present the same, on behalf of the state, to the said Fifty-fourth regiment.

WILLIAM HOPKINS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives pro tem.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The fourteenth day of February, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

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Joint Resolution Relative to compensating citizens of Pennsylvania for losses sustained by

the Rebel raid into this State, on the tenth and eleventh days of Octo

ber last.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the senators and representatives in congress, from the state of Pennsylvania, be and they are hereby requested, to secure the passage of such laws as will compensate citizens of this commonwealth, for losses sustained, by reason of the rebel raid into this state, on the tenth and eleventh days of October last.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED — The twenty-first day of February, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 8.

Resolution

To pay the expenses incurred in fitting up the folding room, for the House

of Representatives, under the direction of a committee of the House.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assem bly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same That the state treasurer be directed to pay, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, the sum of two hundred and four dollars and fifty cents, for work done and materials furnished, in fitting up the room for the accommodation of the pasters and folders of the house, under the direction of the committee, appointed for that purpose, to be paid on the order of said committee.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twenty-seventh day of February, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 9.

Joint Resolution

Relative to the Dam of the Susquehanna Canal Company.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the dam of the Susquehanna Canal Company, over the river Susquehanna, at or near Columbia, as now constructed, having been licensed by the governor, and used for more than twenty years, is hereby accepted and recognized as a full compliance, by the said company, with the terms and conditions on which the said company was authorized to construct the same: Provided, That this act shall not be construed to interfere with any suits now pending, or which may hereafter be brought, for damages sustained, prior to the passage of this resolution

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The nineteenth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 10.

Yoint Resolution

Relative to the pay of the Board of Revenue Commissioners.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the members of the board of revenue commissioners shall receive as compensation, for their services, the sum of six dollars per day, in lieu of the compensation now allowed by law; the compensation for mileage, remaining as at present established; and the state treasurer is hereby authorized, and required to pay the said board for services, and mileage, as aforesaid, and also the contingent expenses of the said board, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE Y. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The first day of April, Anno Domini one thonsand eight bundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 11.

Joint Resolution

Authorizing the Governor to present new Flags to the Eighty-third, One

Hundred and Eleventh and Seventy-eighth regiments, Pennsylvania volunteers, and the Seventh Pennsylvania cavalry, in place of their former flags, destroyed in battle.

WHEREAS, The flags heretofore presented to the Eighty-third, One Hundred and Eleventh, and Seventy-eighth regiments, Pennsylvania volunteers, and the Seventh Pennsylvania car. alry, have been destroyed by the bullets of the enemy, in the various battles in which said regiments have been engaged; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assem. bly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the governor of this commonwealth be and he is hereby authorized to present to the Eighty-third, One Hundred and Eleventh, and Seventy-eighth regiments, Pennsylvania volun. teers, and Seventh Pennsylvania cavalry, respectively, a new flag, and to inscribe thereon the names of the battles in which they have been severally engaged.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The eleventh day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 12.

Joint Resolution

Authorizing the Governor to purchase grounds sufficient for the erection

and construction of a new magazine, and also for the proper repair and security of the present magazine.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That in accordance with the recommendation of the special committee, appointed to consider the necessity of a further provision, for the security of the present magazine, attached to the arsenal, the governor is hereby fully authorized, and directed, to purchase five or more acres of ground, beyond the incorporated limits of the city of Harrisburg, and cause to be erected, without delay, a magazine, securely constructed, of the best material, and sufficiently large, for all the necessities of the state; and when completed, to cause to be removed, all the contents of the present magazine; and for the purpose of guarding said magazine, when erected, under the provisions of this act, he is authorized to employ four watchmen, two of whom shall always be on duty : Provided, That the title to the real estate purchased, under the provisions of this act, shall be first examined, and approved by the attorney general, before the deed is executed, and delivered to the commonwealth : And provided further, That said real estate shall not cost, to exceed one thousand dollars.

SECTION 2. Resolved, That the governor is further authorized, and directed, to take immediate measures to guard the ammunition, in the present magazine, against accident by fire or otherwise.

SECTION 3. That all expenses incurred, and payments made, under the provisions herein contained, shall be paid out of any moneys in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, upon war. rants of the auditor general, approved and countersigned by the state treasurer, after all the accounts and expenditures have been duly audited, and allowed by the auditor general and state treasurer : Provided, The cost of constructing said magazine shall not exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The eleventh day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

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