Wednesday, December 27, 1826.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. McCamy moved that the Senate adjourn till half past eleven o'clock to-day; which was lost.

Mr. Jones offered the following resolution; Resolved by the Senate, with the concurrence of the House of Representatives, that they will adjourn sine die on Saturday next; which was carried.

Mr. McCamy, from the select committee to which was referred the bill to be entitled an act more effectually to prevent breaches of the peace, reported the same as amended; which was concurred in. The question was put, shall be bill be made the order of the day for a third reading to-morrow? and carried- Yeas 12, nays 6.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirma-


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tive are, Mr. President, Ashe, Brown, Clay, Crabb, Jackson, McCamy, Merriwether, Miller, Powell, Skinner and Vanhoose-12.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Abercrombie, Casey, Gaines, Jones, Shackleford and Sullivan- 6.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Tunstall.

Mr. President- The House of Representatives have read a third time and passed a bill which originated in your hon. body, entitled an act providing for the erection of a state capitol, and have amended the same in the manner herewith shewn: in which amendment they desire your hon. body to concur. They have read a third time and passed a bill which originated in their House, entitled an act to establish a ferry, and appoint commissioners to lay out a certain road therein named: in which they also desire your concurrence.

Ordered, that the bill entitled an act providing for the erection of a state capitol, together with the amendment made thereto by the House of Representatives, lie on the table till tom-morrow.

And then the Senate adj'd till to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.