Monday, November 27th, 1826.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

On motion of Mr. Davis of Fr. Resolved,  with the concurrence of the Senate, That the General Assembly do proceed this day, at the hour of 12 o'clock, to elect a Senator to the Congress of the United States from this state.

Mr. Montgomery presented the petition of the commissioners of roads, highways and bridges of Mobile county, praying an alteration in the road laws; which was read, and referred to the committee on roads, bridges and ferries.

Mr. Williams presented the account of the sheriff of Walker county; which was read, and referred to the committee on accounts.

Mr. Perry presented the account of John Murphy; which was read and referred to the committee on accounts.

Mr. Perry presented the account of Wilson Murphy; which was read and referred to the committee on accounts.

Mr. Perry presented the account of Sarah Mullins; which was read and referred to the committee on accounts.

Mr. Perry presented the account of John Murphy; which was read and referred to the committee on accounts.

The Speaker laid before the House the records and proceedings of the Circuit Court of Dallas county, exercising chancery jurisdiction, together with the records of the Supreme Court, in the case of Olivia A. Taylor, by her next friend, against John Taylor, for divorce; which was read, and referred to the committee on divorce and alimony.

Mr. Ellis presented the records and proceedings of the Circuit court of Tuscaloosa county, exercising chancery jurisdiction, in the case of William Bryant against Rhodicy Bryant, for divorce; which was read and referred to the committee on divorce and alimony.

Mr. Exum, from the select committee to which was referred a bill declaring certain parts of the Choctawhatchee and Pea Rivers public highways,  reported the same as amended, by striking out the words “to the mouth thereof,” and insert the words “within the limits of this state.” In which report the House concurred.

Mr. Exum,  from the select committee to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of Limestone and Madison counties, praying the passage of a law emancipating a negro slave Jim, reported, the prayer of the petitioners unreasonable. In  which report the House concurred.

Mr. McVay of Laud. offered the following resolution.

Resolved, That the judiciary committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making it the duty of the county treasurer of each county, to audit all accounts presented to him against the county: and that he may the same according to their respective dates, upon proof of


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the date and of the account; the oldest shall be first paid, and so of all others according to date:  which was lost.

On motion of Mr. McVay of Laud. Resolved, That the committee on roads, bridges and ferries be instructed to examine into the propriety of laws establishing neighborhood roads of less width than the common highways are now required to be, according to the importance and utility thereof, leaving a discretion to the commissioners of roads and revenue, and report by bill or otherwise.          

On motion of Mr. Smith of Laud. Resolved, That the judiciary committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of passing a law to subject prosecuting officers in behalf of the state to costs in all cases of defaults in bills of indictment.

On motion of Mr. Smith of Henry, Resolved, That the judiciary committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of organizing Dale county and to provide for the holding of two terms of the Circuit Court in said county in pursuance of the constitution.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon their secretary--

Mr. Speaker- The Senate concur in the resolution of your honorable body, proposing to proceed to the election of a Senator to the Congress of the United States from this state, this day at the hour of 12 o'clock. They have also adopted the following resolution, in which they ask the concurrence of your honorable body: Resolved by the Senate, That with the concurrence of the House of Representatives, it shall be the duty of the military standing committees of both Houses to examine the State Armory, and report the number and situation of the arms therein. In which resolution the House concurred.

Ordered, That Mr. Johnson be added to the committee on county boundaries. Ordered, That Mr. Montgomery be added to the committee on roads, bridges and ferries.

The House then proceeded to the orders of the day.

Engrossed bill to be entitled an act to incorporate the town of Decatur, in Morgan county, was read a third time; and the question being put, shall this bill pass? it was determined in the affirmative. Ordered, that the title be as aforesaid. Ordered,  that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Engrossed bill to be entitled and act to incorporate the Trustees of Greenville Academy, in Butler county, was read a third time; and the question being put, shall this bill pass? it was determined in the affirmative. Ordered, that the title be as aforesaid. Ordered, that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

A bill to be entitled an act regulating appeals from Justices of the Peace was referred to the judiciary committee.

A bill to be entitled an act concerning appeals from the county to the circuit courts, and for other purposes, was referred to the judiciary committee.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Crabb: Mr. Speaker the Senate have adopted the following resolution, in  which they ask your concurrence:  Resolved, that the Senate will on tomorrow, at 10 o'clock A. M. proceed to elect three members thereof, to act jointly with such committee as may be appointed on the part of the House of Representatives, for the purpose of examining into the condition of the Bank of the State  of Alabama, pursuant to act entitled an act to amend the charter of


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the Bank of the State of Alabama. They have also adopted the following resolution, in which they desire your concurrence: Resolved, by the Senate, with the concurrence of the House of Representatives that the Senate will convene in the Representative chamber at 3 o'clock this evening, to elect a Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit a Commissioner to class the University lands in the Second Judicial Circuit, a Public Printer, and Judges of the County Courts: And then he withdrew.

Mr. Greening moved that so much of said message as relates to the appointment of a committee to examine the Bank of the State of Alabama, be laid on the table; which was carried.

Mr. Bridges moved to amend the same by inserting “except the Judge of Wilcox county court;” which was carried.

Ordered, that the House concur in said resolution s amended. Ordered, that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Coe presented the petition of David I. McAlister, administrator of William McAlister,  deceased, and Rebecca McAlister, widow of said decedent, praying the passage of a law to authorize him or them to transfer a land certificate therein named; which was read,  and referred to a select committee, consisting of Messrs. Coe, McVay of Law. and Moore of Jack.

A bill to be entitled an act to compel the attendance of witnesses from court to court, was referred to the judiciary committee.

A bill to be entitled an act to alter the time of holding the county courts of Lawrence and Limestone counties, was referred to the judiciary committee.

Mr. Terry obtained leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an act for the relief of Zephaniah Hicks; which was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time.

On motion of Mr. Weissinger, Resolved, that this House will now proceed to the appointment of a committee to act with such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to examine into the situation and condition of the Bank of the State of Alabama, in pursuance of the charter of said Bank.

Mr. McClung moved to amend the same by striking out the word “now,” and insert in lieu thereof the words “tomorrow 10 o'clock;”which was carried. The said resolution was further amended by striking out the word "appointment," and insert in lieu thereof the word “election.”

On motion of Mr. Weissinger, Resolved, that the Senate be informed that this House is now prepared to receive them, to go into the election of a Senator in the Congress of the United States,  and that the east corner of the Representative Hall is assigned for their reception.

The Senate having repaired to the Hall of the House of Representatives, both Houses then proceeded to the election of a Senator to the Congress of the United States, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the Honorable Henry Chambers.

John McKinley and Clement C. Clay being in nomination-

For John McKinley,                41

For Clement C. Clay,             38


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Those who voted for John McKinley are-

Mr. Ashe

Sullivan

Bradford

Dubose

Duke Martin

Brown

Vanhoose

Crenshaw

Ellis

Massey

Casey

of the Senate

Craig

Edwards

Pickens

Irwin

Mr. Speaker

Coopwood

Greening

Parham

Jones

Acklen

Coleman

Johnson Jones

Perry

Merriwether

Benson

Davis of Fr.

Lawler

Williams

Miller

Bridges

Dennis

McVay of Laud.

Weissinger

         Walthall-41

Those who voted for Mr. Clay are-

Mr. President

of the Senate

Dale

Montgomery

Rhodes

Abercrombie

Mr. Armbrister

Edmondson

Moore of Mad.

Raney

Barton

Bailey

Exum

Moore of Jack.

Smith of Henry

Clay

Broadnax

Fluker

Mead

Smith of Lau.

Crabb

Bell

Heard

Neill

Sims

Jackson

Barclay

Harris

Perkins

Terry

McCamy

Coe

Lewis

Powell

Whitfield-38.

Powell

Davis of Jack.

McClung

Ross

 

John McKinley having receive a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker therefore declared his duly elected a Senator in the Congress of the United States to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the Honorable Henry Chambers, deceased. The Senate withdrew.

And then the House adjourned until this evening 3 o'clock.

Evening Session, 3 o'clock.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Sims obtained leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an act to repeal in part and amend an act to fix the salary of the President of the Bank of the State of Alabama and, for other purposes, passed January 14ht, 1826; which was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time.

On motion of Mr. Ross, Resolved, That a committee be appointed to inquire into and report to this House at what point or place a Branch of the Bank of the State of Alabama could be established best calculated to protect and support the mother institution. Whereupon Messrs. Ross, Moore of Mad. McVay of Laud. Ellis, Pickens, Weissinger, Lewis and Fluker were appointed said committee.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon their secretary-

Mr. Speaker: The Senate concur in the amendment made by your honorable body to their resolution, proposing to go into the election of certain officers therein named, to-day at 3 o'clock, by excepting the Judge of the county court of Wilcox. And then he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Mead, Resolved, That the Senate be informed that this House is now ready for their reception in the east end of the Hall, to proceed to the election of certain officers, in the election of which they have heretofore concurred.

The Senate having repaired to the Hall of the House of Representatives both Houses then proceeded to the election of a Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Thomas Murray, deceased, John Elliott, John Hunter, P. T. Harris, Elisha Young, D. R. W. McRae, and Thomas P. Lumpkin, being in nomination. For John Elliott, 20 votes- John Hunter 13- P. T. Harris 13- Elisha Young 12- D. R. W. McRea 9- Thomas P. Lumpkin 9.


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Those who voted for John Elliott are

Mr. President, Barton, Casey, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Skinner, Vanhoose of the Senate. Mr. Benson, Bell, Barclay, Davis of Jack,  Edmondson, Johnson, Montgomery, Mead, Martin, Perkins, Parham, Ross of the House.

Those who voted for John Hunter are

Mr. Brown, Irwin, Jones of the Senate. Mr. Speaker, Bradford, Crenshaw, Davis of Fr. Dennis, Exum, McVay of Law. Perry, Powell, Smith of Henry, of the House.

Those who voted for P. T. Harris are

Mr. Ashe of the Senate. Mr. Brown, Coleman, Dupuy, Dubose, Fluker, Jones, Lawler, McClung, Moore of Mad. Massey, Neill, Rhodes and Whitfield, 24 of the House.

Those who voted for Mr. Young are

Mr. Jackson, Powell, Sullivan of Senate, Mr. Craig, Duke, Ellis, Moore of Jack. Smith of La. Sims, Weissinger, Williams, Walthall, 12, of the House.

Those who voted for Mr. McRea are

Mr. Bagby of the Senate. Mr. Acklen, Bridges, Dale, Edwards, Greening Heard, McVay of Laud. Pickens- 9.

Those who voted for Mr. Lumpkin are

Mr. Abercrombie, Clay, Crabb of the Senate. Mr. Bailey, Broadnax, Coe, Coopwood, Lewis, Terry- 9.

No candidate having received a majority of votes, both Houses proceeded again to the election of a Solicitor to the first judicial circuit- John Elliott, John Hunter, P. T. Harris, Elisha Young, D. R. W. McRea and Thomas P. Lumpkin being in nomination- For John Elliott 20 votes- John Hunter 18- P. T. Harris, 14- Elisha Young 10- D. R. W. McRea 7- Thomas P. Lumpkin 8.

Those who voted for Mr. Elliott are

Mr. President,  Barton,  Casey, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Skinner, Vanhoose of the Senate. Mr. Benson, Bell, Bailey, Davis of Ja. Edmondson, Johnson, Montgomery, Mead,  Martin,  Perkins, Parham, Ross- 20.

Those who voted for Mr. Hunter are

Mr. Brown, Irwin, Jones of the Senate. Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Bradford, Crenshaw, Coopwood, Davis of Fr. Dennis, Exum, Moore of Ja. McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Perry, Powell, Smith of Hen. Williams- 18.

Those who voted for Mr. Harris are

Mr. Ashe of the Senate. Mr. Brown, Coleman, Dupuy, Dubose, Fluker, Jones, Lawler, McClung, Moore of Mad. Massey, Neill, Rhodes, Whitfield - 14.

Those who voted for Mr. Young are

Mr. Jackson, Powell, Sullivan of the Senate. Mr. Craig, Duke, Ellis, Smith of Laud. Sims, Weissinger, Walthall- 10.

Those who voted for Mr. McRea are

Mr. Bagby of the Senate. Mr. Bridges, Dale, Edwards, Greening, Heard, Pickens- 7.

Those who voted for T. P. Lumpkin are

Mr. Abercrombie, Clay, Crabb of the Senate. Mr. Bailey, Broadnax, Coe Lewis, Terry- 8.

No candidate having received a majority of votes, both houses again proceeded to the election of a Solicitor of the first judicial circuit. John Hunter,  John Elliott, P. T. Harris, Elisha Young and Tho. P. Lumpkin being in nomination- For John Elliott 31 votes, John Hunter 26, P. T. Harris 11, Elisha Young 4, T. P. Lumpkin 5.

Those who voted for Mr. Elliott are

Mr. President, Ashe, Bagby, Burton, Casey, Clay, Jackson, McCamy, Merri-


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wether, Miller, Skinner, Vanhoose, of the S. Mr. Benson, Bridges, Bell, Barclay Coe, Davis of Jack. Dale, Dupuy, Edmondson, Edwards, Johnson, Montgomery, Mead, Martin, Perkins, Pickens, Parham, Ross, Smith of Laud.- 31.

Those who voted for Mr. Hunter are

Mr. Brown, Crabb, Irwin, Jones of the Senate, Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Brown, Bradford, Crenshaw, Craig, Coopwood, Coleman, Davis of Fr. Dennis, Ellis, Exum, Greening, Heard, Moore of Jack. McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey, Perry, Powell, Smith of Hen. Williams- 26.

Those who voted for Mr. Harris are

Mr. Powell of the Senate, Mr. Dubose, Fluker, Jones, Lawler, McClung, Moore of Mad. Neill, Rhodes,  Sims, Whitfield- 11.

Those who voted for Mr. Young are

Mr. Sullivan of the Senate. Mr. Duke, Weissinger, Walthall- 4.

Those who voted for Mr. Lumpkin are

Mr. Abercrombie of the Senate Mr. Bailey,  Broadnax, Lewis, Terry-5 of the H.

No candidate having received a majority of votes, both houses again proceeded to the election of a Solicitor of the first judicial circuit. John Elliott, John Hunter and P. T. Harris being in nomination- For John Elliott 37 votes, John Hunter 29, P. T. Harris-11.

Those who voted for Mr. Elliott are

Mr. President, Ashe, Bagby, Barton, Casey, Clay, Jackson, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Skinner, Sullivan, Vanhoose of the Senate. Mr. Benson, Bridges, Broadnax, Bell, Barclay, Craig, Coe, Davis of Ja. Dale, Dupuy, Dubose, Edmondson, Edwards, Johnson, Montgomery, Mead, Martin, Perkins, Pickens, Parham, Ross, Smith of Laud. Terry, Walthall- 37.

Those who voted for Mr. Hunter are

Mr. Brown, Crabb, Irwin, Jones of the Senate. Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Brown, Bradford, Crenshaw, Coopwood, Coleman, Davis of Fr. Dennis, Duke, Ellis, Exum, Greening, Heard, Moore of Ja. McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey, Perry, Powell, Smith of H. Sims, Williams, Weissinger, Whitfield- 29.

Those who voted for Mr. Harris are

Mr. Abercrombie, Powell of the Senate. Mr. Bailey, Fluker, Jones, Lawler, Lewis, McClung, Moore of Mad. Neill, Rhodes- 11.

No candidate having received a majority of votes, both houses again proceeded to the election of a Solicitor of the first judicial circuit. John Elliott, John Hunter and P. T. Harris being still in nomination: For John Elliott 43 votes,  John Hunter 32,  P. T. Harris 2.

Those who voted for Mr. Elliott are

Mr. President

Merriwether

Bailey

Dubose

Perkins

Abercrombie

Miller

Broadnax

Edmondson

Pickens

Ashe

Powell

Bell

Edwards

Parham

Bagby

Skinner

Barclay

Fluker

Ross

Barton

Sullivan

Craig

Johnson

Rhodes

Casey

Vanhoose

Coe

Montgomery

Smith of Laud.

Clay

of the Senate.

Davis of Jack.

Moore of Mad.

Terry

Jackson

Mr. Benson

Dale

Mead

Walthall - 43.

McCamy

Bridges

Dupuy

Martin

 

Those who voted for Mr. Hunter are

Mr. Brown

Brown

Dennis Duke

Moore of Jack

Powell

Crabb

Bradford

Ellis Exum

McVay of Laud

Smith of Hen.

Irwin

Crenshaw

Greening

McVay of Law.

Sims

Jones of Sen.

Coopwood

Heard

Massey

Williams

Mr. Speaker

Coleman

Jones

Neill

Weissinger

Acklen

Davis of Fr.

Lawler

Perry

Whitfield- 32.

Those who voted for Mr. Harris are- Mr. Lewis, McClung


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John Elliott having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Solicitor of the first judicial circuit.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Commissioner to class the university lands in the second judicial circuit. James Moore and Thomas Crawford being in nomination - For James Moore 35 votes, Thomas Crawford 42.

Those who voted for Mr. Moore are

Mr. Crabb

of the Sen.

Coopwood

Heard

Perry

Irwin

Mr. Acklen

Davis of Fr.

Jones

Powell

Jones

Benson

Dubose

Moore of Mad.

Sims

McCamy

Bridges

Edmondson

Moore of Jack

Terry

Miller

Brown

Ellis

McVay of Laud.

Williams

Skinner

Broadnax

Edwards

Neill

Weissinger

Sullivan

Bradford Coe

Greening

Pickens

Walthall- 35.

Those who voted for Mr. Crawford are

Mr. President

Merriwether

Coleman

Johnson

Perkins

Abercrombie

Powell

Davis of Ja.

Lawler

Parham

Ashe

Vanhoose

Dale

Lewis

Ross

Bagby

of the Sen.

Dennis

McClung

Rhodes

Barton

Mr. Speaker

Dupuy

Montgomery

Smith of Hen.

Brown

Bailey

Duke

McVay of Law.

Smith of Lau.

Casey

Bell

Exum

Mead

Whitfield- 42.

Clay

Barclay

Fluker

Martin

 

Jackson

Crenshaw

Harris

Massey

 

Mr. Crawford having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker therefore declared him duly and constitutionally elected a Commissioner to class the university lands in the second judicial circuit.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Public Printer-  Messrs Davenport & McFarland and Grantland & Robinson being in nomination. For Davenport & McFarland 30 votes, Grantland & Robinson 48.

Those who voted for Davenport & McFarland are

Mr. Ashe

Merriwether

Crenshaw

Edmondson

Parham

Bagby

Sullivan

Coopwood

Exum

Perry

Brown

of the sen.

Coleman

McVay of Law.

Pickens

Casey Clay

Mr. Benson

Davis of Fr.

Martin

Sims

Jackson

Bridges

Dale

Massey

Williams

Jones

Bell

Dupuy

Neill

Weissinger- 30

Those who voted for Grantland & Robinson are

Mr. President

of the sen.

Davis of Ja.

Johnson

Perkins

Abercrombie

Mr. Speaker

Dennis

Jones

Powell

Barton

Acklen

Dubose

Lawler

Ross

Crabb

Bailey

Duke

Lewis

Rhodes

Irwin

Brown

Ellis

McClung

Smith of Hen.

McCamy

Broadnax

Edwards

Montgomery

Smith of Laud.

Miller

Bradford

Fluker

Moore of Mad.

Terry

Powell

Barclay

Greening

Moore of Jack.

Walthall

Skinner

Craig

Heard

McVay of Laud.

Whitfield- 48

Vanhoose

Coe

Harris

Mead

 

Messrs Grantland & Robinson having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared them duly and constitutionally elected public printers for the next ensuing twelve months.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the County Court for Washington county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the


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death of William D. Gaines. James Taggart being in nomination- For James Taggart 77 votes.

Those who voted for James Taggart are

Mr. President, Abercrombie, Ashe, Bagby, Barton, Brown, Casey, Crabb, Jackson, Irwin, Jones,  McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Powell, Skinner, Sullivan, Vanhoose,  of the senate. Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Benson, Bridges, Bailey, Brown, Barclay, Broadnax, Bell, Bradford, Crenshaw, Craig, Coe, Coopwood, Coleman, Davis of Fr. Davis of Ja. Dale, Dennis, Dupuy, Dubose, Duke, Edmondson, Ellis, Edwards, Exum, Fluker, Greening, Heard, Harris, Johnson, Jones, Lawler, Lewis, McClung, Montgomery, Moore of Mad. Moore of Jack, McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Mead, Martin, Massey, Neill, Perkins, Pickens, Parham, Perry, Powell, Ross, Rhodes, Smith of Hen. Smith of La. Sims, Terry, Williams, Weissinger, Walthall, Whitfield- 77.

Mr. Taggart having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker, declared him duly elected Judge of the county court for Washington county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the County Court for Monroe county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of William B. Patton: Asa Hammond and Henry W. Taylor being in nomination. For Asa Hammond 32 votes, Henry W. Taylor 45.

Those who voted for Mr. Hammond are

Mr. Merriwether

Bradford

Duke

Moore of Mad.

Rhodes

Sullivan

Coopwood

Ellis Edwards

McVay of Laud.

Sims Terry

of the sen.

Coleman

Fluker

Massey s

Neill William

Mr. Speaker

Davis of Fr.

Heard

Perkins

Weissinger

Benson

Davis of Ja.

Johnson

Pickens

Walthall

Broadnax

Dubose

Montgomery

Perry

Whitfield- 32

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor are

Mr. President

Jackson

Mr. Acklen

Dupuy

Moore of Ja.

Abercrombie

Irwin

Bailey

Edmondson

McVay of Law.

Ashe

Jones

Brown

Exum

Mead

Bagby

McCamy

Bell

Greening

Martin

Barton

Miller

Barclay

Harris

Parham

Brown

Powell

Crenshaw

Jones

Powell

Casey

Skinner

Craig Coe

Lawler

Ross

Clay

Vanhoose

Dale

Lewis

Smith of Hen.

Crabb

of the Sen.

Dennis

McClung

Smith of La. 45

Mr. Taylor having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker therefore declared him elected Judge of the county court for Monroe county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Greene county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of William Murphy; Thomas F. Moody, William McDowell, and Pleasant May, Jr. being in nomination. For Thomas F. Moody 48 votes, William McDowell 3, Pleasant May, Jr. 27.

Those who voted for Mr. Moody are

Messrs. Ashe

Skinner

Craig

Harris

Pickens

Bagby

Sullivan

Coe

Johnson

Parham

Casey

Vanhoose

Coopwood

Lawler

Perry

Clay

of the sen.

Coleman

McClung

Powell

Irwin

Mr. Acklen

Davis of Fr.

Moore of Mad.

Smith of Henry

Jones

Benson

Davis of Jack

Moore of Jack

Williams

McCamy

Bridges

Dupuy

McVay of Law

Weissinger

Merriwether

Brown

Dubose

Martin

Walthall

Miller

Barclay

Duke

Neill

Whitfield- 48

 

Powell

Crenshaw

Heard

Perkins

 


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Those who voted for Mr. McDowell are

Mr. Barton

of the sen.

Ellis

Montgomery- 3.

Those who voted for Mr. May are

Mr. President

of the sen.

Dale

Dennis Greening

Massey

Abercrombie

Mr. Speaker

Edmondson

Jones

Ross Rhodes

Brown

Bailey

Edwards

Lewis

Smith of Lau.

Crabb

Broadnax

Exum

McVay of Laud.

Sims

Jackson

Bell Bradford

Fluker

Mead

Terry- 27

Mr. Mood having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Judge of a county court for Greene county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Jackson county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Samuel B. Moore: James Russell, William S. Compton and Joseph B. Eason being in nomination. For James Russell 30 votes, Wm S. Compton 35, Joseph B. Eason 7.

Those who voted for Mr. Russell are

Mr. President

Irwin

of the sen.

Coleman

McVay of Law.

Ashe

Jones

Mr. Bridges

Davis of Jack

Mead

Bagby

McCamy

Bailey

Dupuy

Neill

Brown

Merriwether

Broadnax

Heard

Parham

Casey

Powell

Barclay Coe

Harris

Terry

Clay

Vanhoose

Coopwood

Lewis

Walthall- 30.

Those who voted for Mr. Compton are

Mr. Abercrombie

Bell

Ellis

Moore of Jack.

Ross

Barton

Crenshaw

Edwards

Montgomery

Smith of Henry

Jackson

Davis of Fr.

Exum

McVay of Laud.

Smith of La.

of the sen.

Dale Dennis

Fluker

Martin

Sims

Mr. Speaker

Dubose

Greening

Massey

Williams

Benson

Duke

Johnson

Perkins

Weissinger

Brown

Edmondson

Jones

Pickens

Whitfield- 35

Those who voted for Mr. Eason are

Mr. Miller of the sen Mr. Acklen, Bradford, Lawler, McClung. Moore of Mad. Perry- 7.

No candidate having received a majority of votes, both Houses again proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Jackson county. James Russell and William S. Compton being in nomination. For James Russell 33 votes, Wm. S. Compton 39.

Those who voted for Mr. Russell are

Mr. President

Jones

Broadnax

Davis of Jack

Mead

Ashe

McCamy

Bradford

Dupuy

Parham

Bagby

Merriwether

Barclay

Heard

Perry

Brown

Powell

Craig

Harris

Smith of Laud.

Casey

of the sen.

Coe

Lewis

Terry

Clay

Mr. Bridges

Coopwood

McClung

Walthall- 33

Irwin

Bailey

Coleman

McVay of Law.

 

Those who voted for Mr. Compton are

Mr. Abercrombie

Benson

Duke

Jones

Perkins

Barton

Brown

Edmondson

Lawler

Pickens

Jackson

Bell

Ellis

Montgomery

Ross

Miller

Crenshaw

Edwards

Moore of Mad.

Smith of Hen.

Vanhoose

Davis of Fr.

Exum

Moore of Jack

Sims

of the sen.

Dale

Fluker

McVay of Laud.

Weissinger

Mr. Speaker

Dennis

Greening

Martin

Williams

Acklen

Dubose

Johnson

Massey

Whitfield- 39


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Mr. Compton having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Judge of the county court of Jackson county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Walker county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of David Murphee: Samuel D. Reed and George C. Boggs being in nomination. For Samuel D. Reed 60 votes, George C. Boggs 12.

Those who voted for Mr. Reed are

Mr. President

Mr. Speaker

Coleman

Greening

Parham

Abercrombie

Acklen

Davis of Fr.

Heard Harris

Powell

Ashe

Benson

Davis of Jack.

Johnson

Ross

Bagby

Bridges

Dale

Jones

Smith of Hen

Barton

Bailey

Dennis

Lawler

Smith of Laud

Jackson

Broadnax

Dupuy

Lewis

Sims

Jones

Bell

Dubose

McClung

Terry

Merriwether

Bradford

Duke

Montgomery

Williams

Miller

Barclay

Ellis

Moore of Mad

Weissinger

Skinner

Crenshaw

Edwards

Moore of Jack.

Walthall

Vanhoose

Craig

Exum

Mead

Whitfield- 60

of the sen.

Coe

Fluker

Perkins

 

Those who voted for Mr. Boggs are

Mr. Brown

McCamy

Coopwood

McVay of Law

Perry- 12

Clay

of the sen.

Edmondson

Martin

 

Crabb

Mr. Brown

McVay of Laud.

Massey

 

Mr. Reed having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Judge of the county court of Walker county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Marion county, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of D. F. Roysden: Mr. William H. Ragsdale being in nomination, For William H. Ragsdale 67 votes.

Those who voted for Mr. Ragsdale are

Mr. President, Abercrombie, Ashe, Barton, Brown, Clay, Crabb, Irwin, Jones, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Powell, Sullivan, Vanhoose of the sen. Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Benson, Bailey, Brown, Broadnax, Bell, Bradford, Barclay, Craig, Coe, Coopwood, Coleman, Davis of Fr. Davis of Ja. Dale, Dennis, Dupuy, Dubose, Duke, Edmondson, Ellis, Edwards, Exum, Fluker, Greening, Heard, Harris,  Johnson, Jones, Lawler, Lewis, McClung, Moore of Mad. Moore of Ja. McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Mead, Martin, Massey, Perkins, Perry, Powell, Ross, Smith of Hen. Smith of Laud. Sims, Terry, Williams, Weissenger, Walthall, Whitfield- 67

Mr. Ragsdale having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Judge of the county court of Marion county.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Shelby county,  to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Joab Lawler; Leonard Tarrant being in nomination. For Leonard Tarrant 65 votes.

Those who voted for Mr. Tarrant are

Mr. President, Ashe, Barton, Brown, Clay, Crabb, Jackson, Irwin, Jones, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Powell, Sullivan, Vanhoose, of the Senate. Mr. Speaker, Acklen, Benson, Bridges, Bailey, Brown, Broadnax, Bradford, Barclay, Crenshaw, Craig, Coopwood, Coleman, Davis of Fr. Davis of Ja. Dale, Dennis, Dupuy, Dubose, Duke, Edmondson, Ellis, Edwards, Exum, Greening, Heard,  Harris, Johnson, Jones, Lawler, Lewis, McClung, Moore of Mad. Moore of Jack, McVay of Laud McVay of Law, Mead, Martin, Massey, Perkins, Powell,  Ross,


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Smith of Hen. Smith of La. Terry, Williams, Weissinger, Walthall, Whitfield- 65

Leonard Tarrant having received a majority of votes, Mr. Speaker declared him duly elected Judge of the county court of Shelby county.

The Senate withdrew. And then the house adjourned till tomorrow morning 10 o'clock.