Saturday, November 24th, 1827.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. McClellan, their engrossing clerk.

Mr. President: - The House of Representatives, have adopted the following resolution: Resolved, That the Senate be informed that this House have elected. Messrs. Kelly, Greening, and Ross, to act with such committee, as may be appointed on their part to examine the condition of the State Bank.

Mr. Jackson from the special committee, to which was referred the petitions of the citizens of Florence, reported a bill to be entitled an act to amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the town of Florence in the State of Alabama, which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

Mr. Jackson from the special committee, to which was referred the petitions of Henry Donnahoo, and Mahala Farrar, and others reported a bill to be entitled an act to authorise Mahala Farrar, to emancipate a mulatto woman slave named Patience, which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

Mr. McCamy from the committee on propositions and grievances to which was referred the petition of William Furgason, reported a bill to be entitled an act, for the relief of William Furgason, which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

Mr. President laid before the Senate a communication from Grantland and Robinson, State Printers stating the causes which produced the de-


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lay in printing and distributing the Acts and Journals of the last session of the Legislature, which was read and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Irwin introduced a bill to be entitled an act to establish and organize a circuit court in Dale County, and for other purposes which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

Mr. McCamy offered the following resolution: Resolved, That the judiciary committee be instructed to enquire into the propriety of forming a seventh judicial circuit, with leave to report by bill or otherwise which was adopted.

Mr. Jones introduced a joint resolution proposing an alteration to the Constitution of the State of Alabama, which was read and ordered to a second reading on Monday next.

Joint Resolutions proposing amendments to the constitution of the State of Alabama, were read the second time and referred to the committee on the Judiciary to consider and report thereon.

In pursuance of the resolution of yesterday and of the act entitled "An act to amend the Charter of the Bank of the State of Alabama, the Senate proceeded to elect a committee to act jointly with such committee as may be elected by the House of Representatives to examine into the affairs and report the situation of the Bank of the State of Alabama- Messrs Jackson, Casey, Earle, Merriwether, Sullivan and Barton, being in nomination.

Mr. Jackson asked to be excused from serving on the committee which was refused by the Senate.

The votes stood thus- For Mr. Jackson, 14- Mr. Casey, 15.- Mr. Earle, 8.- Mr. Merriwether, 4. - Mr. Sullivan, 4- Mr. Barton, 6.

Those who voted for Mr. Jackson are Mr. President, Ashe, Brown, Casey, Earle, Evans, Hubbard, Jones, McCamy, Merriwether, Moore, Powell, Skinner, and Sullivan.

Those who voted for Mr. Casey are Mr. President, Ashe, Brown, Crabb, Eale, Evans, Irwin, Jackson, Jones, McCamy, Merriwether, Moore, Powell, Skinner, and Sullivan.- Those who voted for Mr. Earle are, Mr. President, Brown, Casey, Jackson, Merriwether, Powell, Skinner and Sullivan- Those who voted for Mr. Merriwether are, Messrs.  Casey, Hubbard, Irwin, and Moore.- Those who voted for Mr. Sullivan are Messrs. Crabb, Hubbard, Irwin and Jones.- Those who voted for Mr. Barton are Messrs. Ashe, Crabb, Earle, Evans, Jackson and McCamy.

Messrs. Jackson, and Casey, having received a majority of all of the votes present, were declared by Mr. President, to be duly elected members of the committee to examine the State Bank. The Senate then proceeded to elect one other member of the committee to examine and report the state and condition of the Bank- the names of Messrs Merriwether and Sullivan, having been withdrawn. - For Mr. Earle 11- Mr. Barton 6- Those who voted for Mr. Earle, are Mr. President, Brown, Casey, Irwin, Jackson, Jones, Merriwether, Moore, Powell, Skinner, and Sullivan- Those who voted for Mr. Barton, are Messrs. Ashe, Grabb, Earle, Evans, Hubbard and McCamy.

Mr. Earle having received a majority of votes, was declared to be duly elected a member of the committee to examine and report the state and condition of the State Bank.

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