TUESDAY JANUARY 15th, 1828.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Greening from the committee on accounts to which was referred a bill to be entitled, an act making appropriations for certain claims against the State together with the amendments made to said bill by the Senate reported the same with the following amendment strike out the last section added to the bill by the Senate and insert the following, and another section. In which report the House concurred.

Ordered that the House disagree to the amendment made by the Senate to said bill in relation to allowance made to the baliff of Lawrence county.

Mr. Sharp who voted in the majority moved to reconsider the vote given on concurring with the amendments made by the Senate to said bill in relation to the allowance to John Dickens.

Mr. Vining moved to reconsider vote given on concurrence with the amendment made by the Senate to the bill in relation to the allowance of Fielding L. White jailor of Madison county which was carried.

Mr. Vining then moved to amend the amendment of the Senate by adding four dollars making the whole amount eight hundred and forty four dollars and forty cents.

Ordered that the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Rather moved to reconsider the vote taken on concurring in the amendment made by the Senate to the 27th line of the 1st section.

Mr. Rather who voted in the majority on the adoption of the amendment made by the Senate to the bill in relation to the allowance made to the Sheriff of Mobile county which was carried. The amendment was then disagreed to. They concur in all the amendments to said bill by sections.

Mr. Rainey, from the committee appointed on the part of this House to act with such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate to wait on his Excellency the Governor and inform him that the two Houses of the General Assembly will be ready to adjourn Sine die on to day have performed that duty and received for answer that he has no further communication to make.

A message from the Governor by James I. Thornton, which is as follows: - January 14th 1828.

Mr. Speaker: - The Governor did on the 12th inst. approve and sign the following bills, an act to repeal an act to provide for the payment of petit jurors in the counties therein named and for other purposes passed December 15th 1824, as far as the same applies to the county of Autauga and for other purposes, an act to incorporate the Trustees of Oak Grove Academy of Perry County an act to authorize William Hynes to sell & convey a certain tract of land therein mentioned and for other purposes, an act to appoint Commissioners to lay out a road therein specified, an act, for the relief of Andrew O. Horn, 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 to authorize Watt Harper adm'r of William Bates deceased to sell and transfer real estate, an act to repeal in part and amend an act entitled, an act respecting slaves passed March 6th 1825, an act providing for the election of a Sheriff in Blount County and for other purposes, an act to repeal in part a certain act therein


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named, an act to authorize the election of an additional Constable in the beat including the town of Claibore, an act to authorize Jesse Lott to continue a toll Bridge erected over Dog River in the county of Mobile, an act to provide for the payment of petit jurors in the county of Jefferson an act to repeal in part and amend an act entitled, an act to establish a certain road therein designated an act to regulate the payment of petit jurors in the county of Washington, an act to authorize the commissioners of revenue and roads of Mobile county to levy a special tax and for other purposes, all of which originated in the House of Representatives and then he withdrew, and then the House adjourned until twelve o'clock.

TWELVE O'CLOCK.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon.

Mr. Speaker:-The Senate have passed the bill entitled, an act supplemental to an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Tuscaloosa and Bibb according to the existing laws passed the present session and have amended the same by proviso so that Bibb county, shall pay the expense of said commissioners. They have passed a bill which originated in the House entitled, an act to provide for the transfer of Stock issued by the State and for the renewal of lost certificates thereof. In which they desire your concurrence.

They have also passed bills which originated in the House of Representatives entitled, an act, to divorce Parthenia Coursey from her husband James Coursey, an act giving further time for filing county claims an act to alter the time of holding the county court of Franklin County an act for the relief of Samuel Battles. they recede from all their amendments to the bills entitled, an act, making appropriations for certain claims against the State which were disagreed to by the House.

They have passed a joint resolution in relation to accounts and claims. In which they desire your concurrence.

They have also passed a bill which originated in the House entitled an act to divorce Thomas J. Snowden from Tabitha Snowden.

They recede from their disagreement to the amendment made by the House to the bill entitled, an act defining the liability of endorsers and for other purposes, and then he withdrew.

Ordered, that the House concur in the amendments made by the Senate to the bill entitled an act supplemental to an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Tuscaloosa and Bibb according to the existing laws passed the present session.

Engrossed bill from the Senate entitled, an act to provide for the transfer of Stock issued by the State and for the renewal of lost certificates thereof was read a first time and the rule requiring bills &c. to be read on three several days being dispensed with it was read a 2d time 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 joint resolution from the Senate in relation to accounts & claims was read a first time.

Mr. McVay of Laud. moved that the resolution lie on the table which was carried.

Mr. Kelly made the following report: - The committee of conference on the disagreement between the two Houses in relation to the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill defining the liability of endorsers and for other purposes have met and agreed to recommend that the Senate recede from its disagreement to the said amendment.


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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 explanatory of the 11th and 24th sections of an act to reduce into one the several acts concerning roads bridges ferries and highways approved Jany. 12th, 1827, an act to amend an act concerning the town of Tuscumbia, an act to divorce Jane Gholson from her husband John Gholson, an act to allow further time to the tax collector of Madison County to collect and pay over the taxes of that county for the year 1827 an act for the relief of Richard Corre John Duncan Jr. and Henry Center, an act to provide for the payment of certain expenses therein mentioned.

A joint resolution to authorize the erection of the State Capital on Broad Street, an act to amend the laws in relation to original attachments an act the better to provide for the trial of the right of property & for other purposes.

A joint remonstrance on the subject of instructions lately given from the Treasury Department relative to the funds receivable for public lands, an act prescribing the mode of ascertaining the sense of the citizens of this State on the proposes amendments to the constitution of the State limiting the tenure of the Judges to seven years:- Report an joint resolutions in relation to the boundary line between this State and Georgia, an act to revive in part a certain act therein specified an at, making appropriations for the years 1828, an act for the relief of Charles Pearson tax collector of Lawrence county.

A joint resolution to remove the injunction of secrecy imposed on the two Houses in relation to the report of the joint committee on the State Bank and, an act relative to the satisfaction of executions.

On motion of Mr. Lawler: Resolved, that the Senate be informed that this House will be ready to adjourn Sine Die at 2 o'clock this evening.

A message from the Governor by James I. Thornton.

JANUARY 15th- 1828.

Mr. Speaker- The Governor did on this day approve and sign the following bills, an act to abolish and establish a certain election precincts therein mentioned, an act for the relief of John wood, an act to authorize the sales of sixteenth section s and for other purposes, an act to alter the times of holding company Courts martial; an act to incorporate Barkers encampment of Knights Templar, an act to emancipate certain slaves therein named, an act to amend an act entitled an act respective bail in civil cases passed 9th December 1823, an act to establish a road from McMurrays old saw mill on the shades creek in Jefferson county in Charles Mundines in Shelby county.

Joint resolutions concerning the furniture of both Houses of the General Assembly, an act, to alter the time of holding the county courts of Montgomery county, an act concerning the duties of Clerks of the county courts and other officers, an act to amend the act incorporating the town of Athens; an act to incorporate the Hibernian benevolent society of Mobile, an act to amend and explain an act entitled an act to establish a seventh Judicial circuit, an act to authorize the Judges of the county court and commissioners of roads and revenue to fill vacancies in certain cases an act to authorize the Judge and commissioners of St. Clair county to levy a tax for the purpose therein mentioned, an act for extending the time granted to John Fowler for running a Steam Ferry Boat and a Row Boat or Sail Boat between the City of Mobile and the town of Blakely by an act passed


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25th December 1822, an act for the relief of Joseph Owens, an act supplementary to an act entitled an act to establish a road from Montevallo to Greensborough approved Jany. 12th 1827, n act to authorize the Governor to cause bonds taken for public arms to be renewed and for the distribution of the public arms.

Joint 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.

A joint remonstrance to the Congress of the Unites States against the power assumed to protect certain branches of domestic industry at the expense of others and the policy of the measure.

A joint resolution authorizing the Governor to order the Quarter master General of this State to deliver a Field piece to the Artillery company at Claiborne and for other purposes, an act providing for the payment of Solicitors for prosecuting to conviction slaves charged with Capital offences, an act to encourage the raising Volunteer companies in the County of Morgan an act, for the benefit of the estate of Daniel Davis deceased late of Monroe county, 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 to provide for the establishment of the permanent seat of Justice in the County of Walker, an act relative to the estate of Isaac Edwards late of Conecuh county, deceased, an act for the relief of Robert H. Rose, an act to establish the 52d, Regiment of Alabama Militia, an act to emancipate certain persons therein named, an act to amend the 3rd 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 all of which originated in the House of Representatives.

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 divorce Parthenia Coursey for her husband James Coursey, an act to alter the times of holding the County Courts of Franklin County, an act to divorce Thomas J. Snowden from Tabitha Snowden, an act giving further time for filing County Claims, an act, for the relief of Samuel Battles, an act making appropriations for certain claims against the State, an act defining the liability of endorsers and for other purposes and, an act to provide for the transfer of Stock issued by the State and for the renewal of lost certificates thereof, an act supplementary to an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Tuscaloosa & Bibb according to the existing laws passed the present session, all of which originated in this House.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Lyon.

Mr. Speaker:- The Senate having completed the business before them are now about to adjourn Sine Die.  The business of the session being now finished, Mr. Anderson moved that this House adjourn Sine Die which was carried.  A message from the Governor by J.I. T.

JANUARY 15, 1828.

MR. SPEAKER:- The Governor did, on this day, approve and sign the following bills: an act supplementary to the several acts now in force in relation to public weighers of cotton in the city of Mobile: an act authorizing a lottery for the purpose of establishing a free school in the Lancasterian plan of tuition in the town of Huntsville, and the purchasing a clock

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for the use of said town, an act declaring the effect of notarial protests: an act to provide for keeping in repair a certain road therein mentioned; an act changing the time of holding the county courts in Greene and Perry counties: an act to amend in part and repeal in part an act to establish the town of Whitesburg and incorporate tits trustees: an act to incorporate a volunteer company under the name and style of the “Monroe rifle Company:” an act giving additional powers to the commissioners for superintending the erection of the state Capitol, and for compensating the superintendent: an act to provide for the preservation of the public arms: a joint memorial to congress on the subject of public lands: joint resolutions instructing his Excellency the Governor, to cause the remains of the late Israel Pickens, to be removed from the Island of Cuba, to his late residence in Greene county: an act making appropriations for the year 1828: an act to amend an act to regulate the licensing of physicians to practice, and for other purposes, approved December 22d, 1823: an act relative to volunteer companies in the militia of this state, and for other purposes: an act to explain and amend the 9th section of an act passed December 13 1819, entitled an act to establish certain counties therein named, and for other purposes therein mentioned: an act for the relief of Charles Pearson, tax collector of Lawrence county: a joint resolution to remove the injunction of secrecy imposes in the two Houses in relation to the report of the Joint committee on the State Bank: an act supplementary to the act entitled an act to amend an act to establish the Bank of the state of Alabama, approved December 20th, 1823: an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Bibb and Tuscaloosa, according to the existing laws: an act providing at what place land and negroes taken in execution shall be sold in the county of Tuscaloosa:  an act to repeal in part an act passed march 1803, and re-enacted with amendments February 1807: an act explanatory of the 11th and 24th sections of an act to reduce into one the several acts concerning roads, bridges, ferries, and highways, approved January 12th, 1827: an act to revive in part an act therein specified: an act making appropriations for certain claims against the state: an act to divorce Thomas J. Snowden from Tabitha Snowden: an act for the relief of Samuel Battles: an act to alter the times of holding the county court of Franklin county: an act giving further time for filing county claims: an act supplementary to an act to establish the dividing line between the counties of Tuscaloosa and Bibb, according to the existing laws passed the present session: an act to divorce Jane Gholson from her husband John Gholson: an act to amend the law in relation to original attachments: a joint resolution to authorize the erection of the state Capitol, in Broad Street: an act to divorce Parthenia Coursey from her husband James Coursey: an act to provide for the payment of certain expenses therein mentioned: an act the better to provide for the trial of the right of property, and for other purposes: a joint remonstrance on the subject of instructions lately given from the Treasury department, relative to the funds receivable for public lands: an act to amend an act to incorporate the town of Montgomery: an act to amend an act entitled an act concerning roads, highways, bridges, and ferries, in the county of Mobile: an act prescribing the mode of ascertaining the sense of the citizens of this state, on the proposes amendment to the constitution of this state limiting the tenure of the Judges to seven years: an act to allow further time to the tax collect of Madison county to collect and pay over the taxes of that county for the year 1827.


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Mr. Speaker presented his acknowledgments to the House, for the honor conferred on him, in calling him to preside over its deliberation; and then pronounced that the House was adjourned sine die.

SAMUEL W. OLIVER.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THOMAS B. TUNSTALL,

Clerk of the House of Representatives.