Saturday, Dec. 8th, 1827.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Hubbard introduced a bill to be entitled an act for the further relief of securities, which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

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

Mr. President- The House of Representatives have read three times and passed bills which originated in their House entitled, an act compelling Clerks of circuit and county courts to calendar the trial causes in their respective courts, and for other purposes: and an act to authorize the people of the county of Bibb to fix the permanent seat of Justice in said county, and for other purposes.- In which they desire your concurrence.

The bills mentioned in the foregoing message were severally read the first time in the Senate and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

A message from the Governor by J. I. Thornton Esq. Secretary of State.

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, Dec. 7th, 1827.

To the Hon. the President and members of the Senate:

Gentlemen- I beg leave to inform your Honorable body that I have just received the resignation of John G. Creagh Esq. as a member of the Board of Trustees, from the first judicial circuit.

I have the honor to be, most respectfully your ob't serv't.

JOHN MURPHY.

Ordered, that the message lie on the table.

A bill to be entitled, an act to appoint commissioners for the county of Dale, and for other purposes, was read the second time and ordered to a third reading on Monday next.


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A Joint Resolution adopting a plan for the State Capitol, was read the second time.

Mr. Jackson moved that the Resolution lie on the table.

Mr. Casey moved to amend the motion by adding the words “till Tuesday next and that the architect be requested to attend in the Senate Chamber for the purpose of making such explanations as may be required of him” which was lost.

On motion for Mr. Powell ordered that the resolution be committed to a committee of the whole and made the order of the day for Monday next; and on Mr. Casey's motion. It was ordered, that the architect be requested to attend in the Senate Chamber on Monday next for the purpose of making such explanations in relation to the plan of the Capitol proposed by him as may be required.

A bill to be entitled, an act to compel Solicitors to reside within their respective circuits, was read the second time.

Mr. Hubbard moved to amend the bill by striking out the words “Provided that nothing in this act shall be construed to elect any Solicitor now in office.”

Mr. Jackson moved that the bill lie on the table till the first day of June next, which was lost. The question was then put on Mr. Hubbard's motion to amend the bill by striking there from the Proviso above mentioned and determined in the affirmative.

Mr. Casey moved that the further consideration of the bill be indefinitely postponed; when was lost.

Mr. Sullivan offered the following amendment to the bill “Provided that _____ months be allowed any Solicitor residing out of the circuit in which he holds his office to remove into the same” which was adopted.

Ordered, that the bill be made the order of the day for a third reading on Monday next.

A bill to be entitled, an act to authorize Ansel Sawyer to erect a Mill on Coosa River; and an act supplementary to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act entitled an act concerning executions and sales by Sheriffs, and for other purposes passed Dec. 20th, 1820, were severally read the second time and ordered to a third reading on Monday next.

Ordered, that the bill entitled, an act to incorporate the Blakely, and Greenville Turnpike Company lie on the table till Monday next.

And then the Senate adjourned till Monday morning at 10 o'clock.