||228 maining portion of the surveying parties can be made up from the inhabitants of this Territory, and all supplies furnished at a reasonable rate. The early attention of your honorable body is earnestly solicited to the above subject; and the granting of our desires in tkis matter would obviously greatly benefit your memorialists, and the people of the United States at large, and add greatly to the amount of our scientific information, and place a bright gem in our already noble monument of geographical and scientific research, which will aid us to keep our present position in the front rank of research, so honorable among the nations of the earth. Approved March;-3, 1852. MEMORIAL TO CONGRESS FOR THE EXTENSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION TO NINETY DAYS. To the Honorable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled. Your memorialists the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, heg have to represent to your honorable body, that in consequence of the rapid increase of the population and ex tension of the settlements of this Territory; and the consequent increase of the Legislative business, that the term of forty days session, provided for in the "Organic Act,3' organizing the Territory, is insufficient time to transact the Legislative business. Your memorialists, therefore, respectfully ask an extension of the time of the regular sessions to ninety days, instead of the forty now provided for. The early attention of your honorable body to the favorable consideration of this important subject, is most respectfully solicited) and your memorialists, as in duty bound, will ever pray. Approved March 3, 1852.