Thursday, December 6th, 1821.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Perry from the committee on enrolled bills, Reported, that the committee had examined bills of the following titles, to wit:

An act legalizing the sales of certain lands and lots therein named, and for other purposes;

An act fixing the time of convening the General Assembly of the State of Alabama;

An act to alter and amend the militia laws of this State and find the same truly enrolled.

Mr. Fitzpatrick from the committee of propositions and grievances, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas Kirby, tax collector of Jackson county; also, the petition of Jonas Brown, reported unfavourably to said petitions. Ordered, that the House concur in said report.

Mr. Fitzpatrick from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of R. H. Gregg, tax collector of Wilcox county, Reported, that it is at this time inexpedient to pass any law on the subject. In which the House concurred.

Mr. Crenshaw from the Judiciary committee, to whom was referred a resolution of this House, requiring said committee to inquire into the expediency of authorizing by law the clerks of circuit courts to keep records of certain lands, Report that it is inexpedient and improper at this time to act thereon. Ordered, that the House concur in said report.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred a resolution requiring said committee to inquire


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into the expediency of fixing by law a day in every term of the courts for the trial of criminal cases --- Reported, that it is inexpedient at this time, to act on said resolution. Ordered, that the House concur in said report.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee to whom was referred a resolution requiring them to inquire into the expediency of amending the law in relation to taking bail by the sheriffs --- Report, that it is inexpedient at this time to act on the subject of said resolution. Ordered, that the House concur in said report.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill to be entitled "an act concerning Jurors, and for other purposes," Reported the said bill without amendment. In which the House concurred. Ordered, that the said bill be engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee to whom was referred a bill to be entitled an act supplementary to an act entitled an act for the relief of securities --- Reported the same without amendment. In which the House concurred. Ordered, that the said bill be engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred "a bill to be entitled an at for the relief of securities" --- Reported, that as the objects of said bill are embraced in a bill now before the House, they therefore report the same without amendment; in which the House concurred.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill to be entitled an act to repeal in part and amend an act entitled an act to constitute a court of oyer ad terminer, for the trial of slaves, and for other purposes --- Reported, that they view favourably the said bill, and report it without amendment. In which the House concurred. Ordered, that said bill be engrossed for a third reading tomorrow.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill from the Senate entitled "an act relating to Justices of the Peace" --- Reported, that they deem it inexpedient at this time to act on said bill; they therefore report it without amendment. In which the House concurred.

Mr. Crenshaw from the same committee, to whom was referred a resolution directing said committee to inquire into the expediency of establishing an addition judicial circuit --- Reported a bill to be entitled an at to regulate the judicial circuits of this State, and appointing an additional

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Judge and Solicitor --- which was read a first time, and Ordered to be read a second time to-morrow.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole House on the bill to be entitled, an act to amend the several acts in relation to the establishment of the Bank of the State of Alabama, and to repeal such parts of said acts as are repugnant to the provisions of said act, Mr. Craig in the chair; and after sometime spent therein, the committee rose, and Mr. Craig obtained leave to report on to-morrow.

The House adjourned till 3 o'clock.

Evening Session.

There not being members sufficient to form a quorum, the House adjourned till 9 o'clock to morrow morning.