Friday, November 6.

The house met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Speaker laid before the house, returns of the census of the counties of Limestone and Franklin, which were ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Robishow presented the memorial of sundry inhabitants of the town of Mobile, praying the establishment of a Bank at that place, which was read; and

On motion of Mr. Robishow,

Ordered that the same be referred to a select committee of three members; with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

And a committed was appointed of Messrs. Robishow, Lipscomb and Clay.

Mr. Syms (of Tuskaloosa) presented the petition of sundry citizens at the Falls of Tuskaloosa, praying the establishment of a Bank at that place, which was read; and

On motion of Mr. Syms (of Tuskaloosa)

Ordered that the same be referred to a select


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committee of three members with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

And a committee was appointed of Messrs Syms (of T.) Vaughan and S. Walker.

Mr. Syms (of Tuskaloosa) presented the memorial of sundry citizens of the Falls of Tuskaloosa, praying this Legislature to request the Congress of the United States to establish a

Land Office at that place, which was read: and on motion of Mr. Lipscomb,

Ordered that the further consideration of said memorial be indefinitely postponed.

Mr. S. Walker, from the select committee to whom was referred, the memorial of Maria Fuller, praying a divorce from her husband William Fuller, reported a bill, which was received and read and

On motion of Mr. S. Walker,

The rule was dispensed with, and the same read the second time forthwith: and

On motion of Mr. S. Walker,

Ordered that the same be engrossed, and made the order of the day for its third reading on tomorrow.

Mr. Clay gave notice, that on tomorrow he would ask for leave to introduce a bill authorising county courts to grant private ways in certain cases.

The bill to divorce Silas M'Guire from his wife Polly M'Guire, was read the second time

And on motion of Mr. Syms (of Cahaba)

Ordered that the same be engrossed, and made the order of the day for its third reading on tomorrow.

A message from the Legislative Council by Mr. Martin their secretary.

"Mr. SPEAKER,

I am instructed to inform the house of Representatives, that the Council have


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given leave to bring in a bill to enable house holders in the several counties in this Territory, wherein the public lands have not been offered for sale to perform all the duties which by the existing laws, are required of freeholders."

And then he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Lipscomb, Mr. Everitt was added to the committee appointed on so much of the Governor's message as relates to fixing permanent boundaries to the different counties.

A message from the Legislative council by Mr. Martin their secretary.

"MR. SPEAKER,

I am authorised to inform the house of Representatives that the council have concurred in their resolution to rescind the 15th Rule, heretofore made for the government of both houses."

And then he withdrew.

The engrossed bill to divorce Mary P. Moore from her husband Gabriel Moore, was read the third time; and

On the question shall this bill pass? It was resolved in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Lipscomb,

Resolved, that the title of said bill be "an act to divorce Mary P. Moore from her husband Gabriel Moore, and to change her name from Mary P. Moore to Mary P. Caller,"

Ordered that the clerk carry the same to the Council and ask their concurrence.

A message from the Legislative council by Mr. Martin their secretary.

"MR. SPEAKER,

I am instructed to inform the


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house of Representatives that the Legislative council have passed the bill to divorce Mary P. Moore from her husband Gabriel Moore, and to change her name from Mary P. Moore, to Mary P. Caller."

And then he withdrew.

Mr. Brown gave notice, that on Monday next, he would ask for leave to introduce a bill to make lawful and obligatory all marriages within the district, comprehending the counties established at the last session of the General Assembly, the rights of which were celebrated before the organization of said counties.

On motion of Mr. Anderson the house then adjourned until to-morrow morning 10 o'clock.