MONDAY, 8th November, 1819.

The house met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Weedon moved the adoption of the following resolution- resolved, that should General John Coffee, appear in the lobby of this house, the speaker be authorised to invite him to take a seat within the bar of the same.

On motion of Mr. Owen, ordered the bill prescribing the manner in which the oath of office shall be administered to the Governor of the State and certain other officers therein named, be taken up, and ordered to be recommitted to a committee of the whole.

On motion of the same, the house resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Owen in the chair, and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Owen reported, that the committee had, according to order, had said bill under consideration, and made an amendment thereto- which was read by the Speaker and concurred in.

Ordered, that the said bill he read a third time-which was done.

The house took up the order of the day on the bill to incorporate the town of Coffeeville in the county of Clarke; which was read a third time and passed.

Ordered that the title thereof be changed for a bill to that affect to incorporate the town of Coffeeville in the county of Clarke.

Mr. Everitt from the committee to whom was referred the petition of James C. Gamble, reported a bill to authorize the sale of a lot for the purpose of partition.


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On motion of Mr. Lamkin, ordered that this house adjourn to meet at the lower room of the court house at 10 o'clock on to-morrow.