Saturday, Jan. 12th, 1828.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Dennis from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled an act to change the times of holding the county courts of Jefferson, Henry, and Dale counties, reported the bill with the following amendments: strike out the word 'first' where it occurs in the second line of the 3d section and in the 4th line of the 4th section, and insert in lieu thereof, the word 'second;' and also by striking out the word 'second' where it occurs in the 5th line of the 3d section, and in the 5th line of the 4th section, and inserting in lieu thereof the word 'third;' in which report the House concurred: it was then read a third time and passed.  Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

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the Bank of the state of Alabama: the report was then concurred in by the House.  Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Smith from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled an act to authorize the Judges of the county courts to fill vacancies in the office of commissioners of roads and revenue, and for other purposes, reported a substitute in lieu thereof; which was adopted by the House: it was then considered as engrossed; and the rule requiring bills to be read on three several days being dispensed with, it was then read a third time and passed. Ordered that the title be as aforesaid.  Ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Mr. Ellis from the committee on enrolled bills, Reported that they had examined and found correctly enrolled, bills of the following titles, to wit: an act to repeal an act entitled an act to provide for the payment of petit Jurors in certain counties therein named, approved December 22d, 1826, so far as said act relates to the counties of Dallas, Marengo, and Clarke: an act to authorize and require the Secretary of state to procure and distribute to each county in this state, one set of weights and measures; which originated in the Senate: an act to repeal an act entitled an act to provide for the payment of petit Jurors in the counties therein named, and for other purposes, passed December 25th, 1824, as far as the same applies to the county of Autauga, and for other purposes: an act to repeal in part and amend an act entitled an act to establish a certain road therein designated: an act to authorize the commissioners of revenue and roads of Mobile county to levy a special tax, and for other purposes: an act to authorize the election of an additional constable in the beat including the town of Claiborne: an act to repeal in part a certain act therein named: an act providing for the election of a sheriff in Blount county, and for other purposes: an act to authorize Wyatt Harper, administrator of William Bates deceased, to sell and transfer real estate: an act to place a certain road therein named under the control of the commissioners' court of revenue and roads of Shelby county: an act for the relief of Andrew O. Horn: an act to repeal in part and amend an act entitled an act respecting slaves, passed March 6th, 1805: an act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road therein specified: an act to incorporate the trustees of Oak Grove Academy, of Perry county: an act to authorize William Hynes to sell and convey a certain tract of land therein mentioned, and for other purposes: an act to provide for the payment of petit Jurors in the county of Jefferson: an act to authorize Jesse Lott to continue a toll bridge erected over Dog river, in the county of Mobile: an act to increase the capital of the Bank of the state of Alabama: and an act to regulate the payment of petit Jurors in the county of Washington: all of which originated in this House.

Engrossed bill entitled an act providing for the erection of a state capitol, and for other purposes; was read a third time and passed.  Ordered that the title be as aforesaid.  Ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Ordered that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the memorial to the Congress of the United States, asking permission for the trustees of the University of Alabama, to select other lands in lieu of those herein mentioned, by adding at the end of the preamble, the following: "Provided they include in such selection, one entire section in one tract and the remaining part of such selection in one tract: provided also, that they shall have the power to select in quarter sections, where the land has not been relinquished.

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at the last session of the legislature, to compensate the commissioners appointed by the Governor, for ascertaining and marking the permanent boundary line between this state and Georgia.  Mr. Greening moved to amend the amendment made by the Senate to said bill, by striking out “two hundred,” with a view to insert “three hundred:” a division of the question being called for, the voted was first taken on striking out: which was carried.  Yeas 32 - nays 23.  The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Speaker, Acklen, Broadnax, Bridges, Cook, Coopwood, Daniel, Dennis, Duke, Ellis, Forrest, Greening, Harris, Higgins, Jack, Martin, McRae of Frank. Moore of mad. Rainey, Russell, Sargent, Sharp, Smith of C. Smith of mad. Stone, Tarver, Terry, Vining, Walker, Walthal, Weisinger and Wiggins - 32.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Anderson, Bell, Bradford, Brown, Bonnell, Colgin, Collier, Conner, Craig, Davis, Durrett, Edmondson, Lawler, McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey, Perkins, Rather, Richardson, Ross, Robertson, Vaughan and Ward - 23.

The question was then taken on filling the blank with ‘three hundred:’ which was carried.  Yeas 33 - nays 23.  Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Speaker, Acklen, Broadnax, Bridges, Cook, Coopwood, Daniel, Dennis, Duke, Ellis, Forrest, Greening, Harris, Higgins, Jack, Martin, McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Richardson, Russell, Sargent, Sharp, Smith of Clarke, Smith of mad. Stone, Tarver, Terry, Vining, Walker, Walthal, Weisinger and Wiggins - 33.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Anderson, Bell, Bradford, Brown, Bonnell, Colgin, Collier, Conner, Craig, Davis, Durrett, Edmondson, Lawler, McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey, Perkins, Rainey, Rather, Ross, Robertson, Vaughan, and Ward - 23.

Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Ordered that the House insist on their amendments to the bill entitled an act relative to the satisfaction of executions.

Ordered, that Messrs. Moore, of Jack. Kelly, and Jack, be appointed a committee of conference to act with the committee appointed on the part of the Senate in relation to the amendment made by the Senate to the bill entitled, an act giving additional powers to the commissioners for superintending the erection of the State Capitol and for compensating the superintendent, by striking out “eight hundred” and inserting “thirteen hundred” ordered that the House concur in the amendment made by the Senate to the resolution authorizing the Governor to order the Quarter master General of this State to deliver a Field Piece to the Artillery company at Clairborne and for other purposes by adding after the word “Sabres” in the 3d member of the resolution the words “and eighty Pistols” and by adding thereto another resolution or member of resolution, ordered that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled an act to change the place of holding the Medical board for the district of Cahawba.  By changing the caption of the bill so as to read "an act to amend an act to regulate the licensing of Physicians to practice and for other purposes approved December 22d 1823 and by adding thereto sundry additional sections.

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put shall this bill pass, it was determined in the affirmative there being a constitutional majority voting in favor of its passage, Yeas 45 Nays 2.

The yeas and nays being desired, - Those who voted in the affirmative are, messrs Speaker, Acklen Anderson Bradford Brown Broadnax Bonnell Collier Conner Cook Coopwood Craig Daniel Davis Durrett Ellis Edmondson Forrest Greening Harris Higgins Kelly Martin McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Rainey Rather Richardson Robertson Russell Sargent Sharp Smith of Clark Smith of mad. Stone Tarver Terry Vining Walker Walthal Ward and Wiggins 45.

Those who voted in the negative are, - messrs. Dennis and Weisinger 2.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Engrossed bill entitled, an act, to amend an act to establish the bank of the State of Alabama approved December 20th 1823 was read a third time and passed.  Ordered, that the title be as aforesaid, ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Engrossed bill entitled, an act, to divorce Parthenia Coursey from her husband James Coursey was read a third time, and the question being put shall this bill pass?  It was determined in the affirmative there being a constitutional majority voting in favour of its passage. - Yeas 42 Nays 6.

The yeas and nays being desired. - Those who voted in the affirmative are, messrs Speaker Acklen Anderson Bell Bradford Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Collier Conner Cook Coopwood Daniel Davis Durrett Ellis Edmondson Forrest Harris Higgins Kelly Lewis Martin McVay of Laud. Massey McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Perkins Rainey Rather Russell Sargent Smith of Clark Smith of mad. Tarver Terry Vining Walker Walthal Ward and Wiggins 42.

Those who voted in the negative are Messrs. Dennis Duke Lawler McVay of Laud. Sharp and Weisinger 6.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Engrossed bill entitled, an act to divorce Benjamin Hassell from his wife Mary Hassell was read a third time and the question being put shall this bill pass?  It was determined in the affirmative there being a constitutional majority voting in favour of its passage.  Yeas 41, Nays 2.

The yeas and nays being desired.  Those who voted in the affirmative are, messrs. Speaker Acklen Anderson Bradford Brown Broadnax Bonnell Collier Conner Cook Davis Durrett Ellis Edmondson Forrest Greening Harris Higgins Lewis Martin Massey McRae of Frank Moore of mad. Perkins, Rainey Rather Richardson Ross Russell Sargent Sharp Smith of Clark Smith of mad. Tarver Terry Vining Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins 41.

Those who voted in the negative are, messrs Dennis and Colgin.

Ordered that the title be as aforesaid, ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for concurrence.

Engrossed bills of the following titles to with, an act, the better to provide for the trial of the right of property and for other purposes, an act, to amend an act entitled an act respecting bail in civil cases passed 9th  December 1822, an act making appropriations for the year 1828 were severally read a third time and passed.

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Mr. Moore of Jack. from the committee of conference appointed by the two Houses to confer on the subject of the disagreement in relation to the amendment made by the Senate to the bill giving additional powers to the commissioners for superintending the erection of the State Capitol and compensating the superintendent reported that they have met and taken the subject into consideration and have agreed to amend the said amendment of the Senate by striking out the words “thirteen hundred” and inserting “one thousand dollars” in lieu thereof and have agreed to recommend the same to the two houses.  In which report the House concurred.  Yeas 28.  Nays 27.

The yeas and nays being desired.  Those who voted in the affirmative are, messrs. Speaker Acklen Bell Broadnax Bonnell Collier Conner Dennis Duke Ellis Forrest Greening Harris Jack Kelly Lawler Martin McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Rainey Ross Sargent Smith of Clark Stone Tarver Terry Vining Walker 28.

Those who voted in the negative are, messrs Anderson Bradford Brown Colgin Coopwood Craig Daniel Davis Durrett Edmondson Higgins Lewis McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey Moore of mad. Perkins Rather Robertson Russell Sharp Smith of mad. Vaughan Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins 27.

The Doors being closed: - The House took from the table the report of the Joint committee on the State Bank and after some time spent in the consideration of the state. It was again laid on the table.

The doors being opened: The House proceeded to the orders of the day.

Engrossed bills of the following titles to wit: - an act to authorize the Judge and commissioners of St. Clair County to levy a tax for the purpose therein mentioned an act to establish the 52d Regiment of Alabama militia, an act giving further time for filing county claims; an act to explain and amend the 9th section of an act passed Dec. 13th 189? entitled an act, to establish certain counties therein named and for other purposes; an act for the relief of Samuel Battles were severally read a third time & passed.

Ordered that the titles be as aforesaid, ordered, that the same be sent to the Senate for concurrence.

Engrossed bills from the Senate entitled, an act to continue in force an act, entitled, an act, to amend the Charter of the Planters and Merchants Bank of Huntsville was laid on the table, and then the House adjourned until 2 o'clock this evening.

Evening Session 2 o'clock.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Engrossed bills of the following titles to wit: - an act, to encourage the raising Volunteer companies in the county of Morgan, an act, to provide compensation for a person to transcribe and arrange the Records of the Clerks office of the county Court for the county of Dallas: an act, explanatory of the 11th & 24th Sections of an act, to reduce into one the several acts concerning Roads Bridges Ferries and Highways, approved January 12th, 1827, an act, providing for the payment of Solicitors for prosecuting to conviction Slaves charged with Capital offences.

Report and Joint Resolutions in relation to the boundary line between this State and Georgia were severally read a third time and passed.

Ordered, that their titles be as aforesaid, ordered, that the same be sent to the Senate for concurrence.

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the House of Representatives entitled, an act for the relief of Joseph Owens, an act, to repeal an act passed March 1803 and reenacted with amendments February 1807, an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Bibb and Tuscaloosa according to the existing laws, an act supplementary to an act entitled an act to amend an act to establish the Bank of the State of Alabama approved 20th, December 1823, an act for extending the time granted to John Fowler for running a Steam Ferry Boat and a Rowboat or Sail Boat between the city of Mobile & the town of Blakely by an act passed December 26th, 1822, an act to incorporate Barkers encampment of Knights Tempter No. 7. an act providing at what place land and negroes taken in execution shall be sold in the county of Tuscaloosa, an act supplementary to an act entitled, an act to establish a road from Montevallo to Greensborough approved January 12th 1827.

A Joint remonstrance to the Congress of the United States against the power assumed to protect certain branches of domestic industry at the expense of others and the policy of the measure, an act, to provide for the preservation of the public arms and have amended the same in the manner herewith shown, an act relative to Volunteer companies in the Militia of this State and for other purposes and have amended the same as herewith shown in which they desire your concurrence.

An act, to emancipate certain Slaves therein named and have amended the same by adding thereto a proviso: an act, to alter the times of holding Company Courts Martial and have amended the same as herewith shown. In which amendments they also desire your concurrence.

They have also passed bills &c. which originated in the House of Representatives entitled, an act to incorporate a Volunteer company, under the name and style of the Moore Rifle Company; an act, to authorize the Governor to use bonds taken for the public arms to be renewed and for the distribution of the public arms and; Joint resolution proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States.  They have passed a bill and joint resolution which originated in their House entitled an act to authorize James Thompson and his associates to open a Turnpike road therein named; and Joint resolution authorizing a further investment of University funds.  In which they desire your concurrence.

The Senate concur in the report of the committee of conference appointed on the disagreement between the two Houses in relation to the amendment by the Senate to the bill entitled, an act giving additional powers to the commissioners for superintending the erection of the State Capitol and compensating the superintendent recommending that the compensation to the Architect for services heretofore performed be fixed at one thousand dollars and then he withdrew.

Ordered that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled an act relative to volunteer companies in the militia of this state, and for other purposes, with the following: in the 4th section fill the blank with the word “fifty.”  Ordered that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled an act to emancipate certain slaves therein named, by adding at the end of the bill a proviso.  Ordered that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled an act to alter the times of holding company courts martial, by adding thereto an additional section.

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cond time forthwith, and the rule being further dispensed with, it was then read a third time and passed.  Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Engrossed bills from the Senate of the following titles, to wit: an act better to regulate Judicial proceedings: an act defining the liability of endorsers, and for other purposes: an act regulating Judicial proceedings were severally read a third time and passed.  Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion of Mr. Weisinger, Resolved that the Speaker be directed not to sign and certify the accounts of members of this House for attendance on the same, until the formed adjournment of the General Assembly.

Engrossed bill entitled an act to regulate the mode of organizing the Senate and House of Representatives at the commencement of each session, was read a third time.  Mr. Terry moved to amend the bill by way of the following engrossed ryder; “and other officers,” it was then passed.  Ordered that the title be as aforesaid.  Ordered that the same be sent to the Senate for their concurrence.

Engrossed bill entitled an act to provide for the payment of certain expenses therein mentioned; was read a third time.  Mr. Greening moved to fill the first blank in the bill with the word “six cents,” which was carried.  Yeas 38.  Nays 15.  The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs Speaker, Bell, Bradford, Broadnax, Bonnell, Colgin, Collier, Conner, Cook, Coopwood, Craig, Daniel, Davis, Durrett, Ellis, Greening, Harris, Jack, Kelly, Lawler, Lewis, Martin, Massey, Perkins, Price, Rainey, Rather, Richardson, Ross, Robertson, Sharp, Smith of mad. Stone, Terry, Vining, Walker, and Ward.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs Anderson, Brown, Duke, Edmondson, McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Russell, Sargent, Vaughan, Waltha,l Weisinger and Wiggins - 15.

Mr. Ross moved to fill the blank with “two dollars and fifty cents,” in relation to the pay of witnesses; which was lost.  Yeas 10, nays 44.  The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Colgin, Harris, Jack, Kelly, Lewis, Perkins, Rather, Ross, Stone and Walker - 10.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Speaker, Acklen, Anderson, Bell, Bradford, Brown, Broadnax, Bonnell, Collier, Conner, Cook, Coopwood, Craig, Daniel, Davis, Dennis, Durrett, Duke, Ellis, Edmondson, Forrest, Greening, Lawler, Martin, McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey, McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Price, Rainey, Robertson, Russell, Sargent, Sharp, Smith of mad. Terry, Vaughan, Vining, Walthal, Ward, Weisinger and Wiggins - 44.

The blank was then filled with “two dollars.”  Mr. Kelly then moved to fill the blank with “six cents,” in relation to the allowance to the messenger for mileage; which was carried; Mr. Ross moved to fill the blank with “four dollars;” the per diem allowance to the messenger; - which was carried.  Mr. Ross moved to fill the blank with “seven dollars,” the per diem pay to the clerk of said committee; which was lost. Yeas 3 - nays 52.  The yeas and nays being desired.

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Kelly, Ross and Stone 3.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Speaker, Acklen, Anderson, Bell, Bradford, Brown, Broadnax, Bonnell, Colgin, Collier, Conner, Cook, Coopwood, Craig, Daniel, Davis, Dennis, Durrett, Duke, Ellis, Edmondson, Forrest, Greening, Harris, Higgins, Jack, Lawler, Lewis, Martin, McVay of L. McVay of Law. Massey, McRae of F. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Perkins, Price, Rainey, Rather, Richardson, Robertson, Russell, Sargent, Sharp, Smith of mad. Terry, Vaughan, Vining, Walker, Walthal, Ward, Weisinger and Wiggins 52.

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The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Speaker Acklen Bell Brown Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Collier Cook Davis Dennis Durrett Greening Harris Kelly Lewis Martin McRae of Frank. Paulding Perkins Rainey Rather Ross Russell Sharp Stone Terry Vaughan and Walker. - 29

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Anderson Bradford Conner Coopwood Craig Daniel Duke Ellis Edmondson Forrest Jack Lawler McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. Massey Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Price Richardson Robertson Sargent Smith of mad. Vining Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins. -27

Mr. Vaughan moved to amend the bill by way of the following engrossed ryder; “provided he shall not be entitled to receive pay as a witness in said case,” which was adopted it was then passed.  Ordered, that the title be as aforesaid.  Ordered, that the same be sent to the Senate for concurrence.

Engrossed bill entitled, an act the better to designate free people of colour.

Mr. Anderson moved that the bill be postponed till the first day of the next session, which was carried - Yeas 30, Nays 24.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Speaker Acklen Anderson Bell Brown Cook Craig Davis Dennis Durrett Ellis Forrest Greening Lawler McVay of Laud. Massey McRae of Frank. Moore of Jack. Moore of mad. Paulding Ross Russell Sargent Sharp Smith of mad. Terry Vaughan Vining Walthal and Ward. - 30

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Bradford Broadnax Colgin Collier Conner Coopwood Daniel Edmondson Harris Jack Kelly Lewis Martin McVay of Law. Perkins Price Rainey Rather Richardson Robertson Smith of C. Stone Weisinger and Wiggins. - 24.

Engrossed bill from the Senate entitled, an act to authorize James Thompson and his associates to open a Turnpike Road therein named was read a third time.

Mr. Forrest moved to amend the 3d section after the word road with the following or any part of the said road in Jefferson County not within five miles of the House of William R. Saddler, which was carried, and the rule requiring bills &c. to be read on three several days being dispensed with, it was then read a third time and passed.

Ordered, that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Ellis from the committee on Enrolled bills reported that they had examined and found correctly enrolled bills of the following titles to wit. An act to organize and establish a circuit court in Dale County and to arrange the counties of the first, second, and sixth Judicial circuits; An act to incorporate the town of Tuscaloosa and to repeal an act incorporating said Town passed the 3d of December 1809; An act concerning the attendance of Jurors; An act to declare Canoe Creek in St. Clair County a public Highway; and, An act to amend an act entitled, an act to divide the State into districts for electing Representatives to Congress passed December 21st 1822, all of which originated in the Senate.

Mr. Jack moved that the House adjourn until Monday morning 9 o'clock, which was lost. - Yeas 22, Nays 32.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Acklen Collier Conner Ellis Edmondson Forrest Jack Lewis Martin McVay of Laud. Massey Moore of J. Paulding Perkins Rather Ross Russell Smith of C. Smith of mad. Vaughan Vining & Walker - 22. 


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Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Speaker Anderson Bell Bradford Brown Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Cook Coopwood Craig Daniel Dennis Durrett Greening Harris Kelly Lawler McVay of Law. McRae of F. Moore of mad. Rainey Richardson Robertson Sargent Sharp Stone Terry Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins 32.

Mr. Perkins then moved that the House adjourn until half past eight o'clock on Monday next, which was lost. - Yeas 21, Nays 33.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Acklen Bell Brown Collier Conner Ellis Forrest Jack Lewis Martin Massey Moore of Jack. Paulding Perkins Rather Ross Russell Smith of C. Smith of mad. Vaughan Vining 21.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Speaker Anderson Bradford Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Cook Coopwood Craig Daniel Dennis Durrett Edmondson Greening Harris Kelly Lawler McVay of Laud. McVay of Law. McRae of Frank. Moore of mad. Rainey Richardson Robertson Sargent Sharp Stone Terry Walker Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins 33.

Mr. Ross offered his protest showing the reasons why he voted in favour of spreading on the Journals of this House the letter of Henry Hitchcock Esq.  The chair determined that the protest in its then shape could not be allowed to be entered on the Journals as it contained the letter of Mr. Hitchcock verbatum, which the House had before refused to have entered on the journals.  And then the House adjourned to 7 o'clock this evening.

Night Session, 7 o'clock.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon. - Mr. Speaker, the Senate concur in the resolution of your honorable body proposing that the report of the joint committee appointed to examine and report the state and condition of the Bank of the State of Alabama be recommitted to the said committee for the purpose of revising that part of the same relating to bad and doubtful debts they have elected Mr. Shackleford a member of the joint committee on their part to examine the state and condition of the Bank to supply a vacancy occasioned by the absence of Mr. Jackson who was a member of the committee.  They insist on their disagreement to the amendment made by your honorable body to the bill entitled, an act relative to the satisfaction of executions and have appointed a committee on their part consisting of Messrs. Crabb Hubbard and McCamey to confer with such committee as may be appointed by the House on the subject of said amendment. They concur in the amendment made by the House to their amendment to the bill entitled, an act to amend the 3d section of an act passed at the last session of the Legislature to compensate the commissioners appointed by the Governor for ascertaining and marking the permanent boundary line between this State and Georgia by striking out two hundred dollars and inserting three hundred dollars.  They have passed a bill which originated in the House entitled, an act to abolish & establish certain election precincts therein mentioned and have amended the same in the manner herewith shown, in which they ask your concurrence. They have passed a bill which originated in their House entitled, an act regulating fees of certain officers therein named, in which they desired your concurrence.  They have also passed bills which originated in the House of Representatives entitled, an act to establish the 52d Regiment of Alabama Militia; an act to authorize the Judge and commissioners of St.

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Clair County to levy a tax for the purpose therein mentioned; An act to explain and amend the 9th section of an act passed December 13th 1819, entitled, an act to establish certain counties therein named, and for other purposes therein mentioned, An act to authorize the Judge of the county court and commissioners of Roads and Revenue to fill vacancies in certain cases; An act to emancipate certain persons therein named; and, An act for the relief of Robert H. Rose. And then he withdrew.

Ordered, that Messrs Kelly Weisinger and Martin be appointed a committee on the part of this House to confer with the committee appointed on the part of the Senate in relation to their disagreement to the amendment made by the House of Representatives to the bill entitled, an act relative to the satisfaction of executions. The House resumed the consideration of Mr. Ross's motion to spread his protest on the journals of this House. Mr. Speaker stated that Mr. Ross had no right to incorporate the letter of Henry Hitchcock Esq. in relation to the Tombeckbe Bank in his protest as much as the House had on a former occasion refused to spread said letter on the journal. From which opinion of the Speaker Mr. Ross appealed and desired the yeas and nays on the question. - Yeas 37, Nays 8.

Those who voted for sustaining the Speaker in the opinion which he had pronounced are, Messrs. Acklen Anderson Bell Bradford Brown Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Conner Coopwood Daniel Dennis Durrett Duke Ellis Greening Higgins Jack Lawler McVay of Laud. Massey McRae of F. Paulding Rainey Rather Richardson Robertson Sargent Sharp Smith of mad. Tarver Terry Vaughan Walker Ward Weisinger & Wiggins 37.

Those who voted in the negative or against the decision of the Speaker are as follows to wit. Messrs Collier Craig Edmondson Martin Perkins Ross Stone Walthal 8.

Ordered, that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled, an act to abolish and establish certain election precincts therein mentioned. By adding thereto two additional sections.

Engrossed bill entitled, an act regulating the fees of certain officers therein named was read a first time.

Mr. Greening moved that the bill lie on the table till the 1st day of June next which was carried.- Yeas 28, Nays 20.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Speaker Anderson Bell Bradford Broadnax Bonnell Colgin Collier Dennis Durrett Greening Higgins Jack Lawler Martin Massey Rainey Richardson Ross Sargent Sharp Tarver Terry Walker Walthal Ward Weisinger and Wiggins 28.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Acklen Brown Conner Coopwood Craig Daniel Duke Ellis Edmondson Forrest McVay of Laud McRae of F. Moore of mad. Perkins Rather Robertson Smith of mad. Stone Vaughan and Vining 20.

And then the House adjourned until Monday morning 9 o'clock.