Saturday, Nov. 20th, 1819

The house met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Hardwich, gave notice that on Monday next he would ask leave to bring in a bill to change the name of St. Clair county, to that of Jasper.

Mr. Gerrard, gave notice that on Monday next he would ask leave to bring in a bill to prevent the carrying concealed weapons, except in certain cases.

Mr. Byler gave notice that on Monday next he would ask leave to bring in a bill to establish the seat of justice in the county of Lauderdale.

Mr. Weedon from the select committee to whom was committed the bill regulating the rate of interest, reported the same which was read the first time, and on motion of Mr. Owen made the order of the day for a second reading on Monday next.

Mr. Vaughan from the committee on enrolled bills, reported an act to provide for the establishment of the seat of justice in the county of Franklin, which originated in the senate, as duly enrolled.


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The house then proceeded to the further consideration of the bill to provide for the organization and discipline of the militia of this state, which being read the second time was, on motion of Mr. Birney ordered to be engrossed, and made the order of the day for Thursday next.

A message from the senate by Mr. Gause, as follows, - Mr. Speaker and gent. of the house of representatives, The senate have passed an act excluding from suffrage, serving as jurors and holding offices such persons as may be convicted of bribery, forgery, perjury and other high crimes and misdemeanors, which originated in the house of representatives. They also concur with your honorable body in the several amendments to an act to establish certain counties therein named, and for other purposes.

On motion of Mr. Davis, ordered that this house do now adjourn.