Wednesday, December 15.

The house met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the senate by Mr. Trotter: Mr. Speaker, and gentlemen of the house of representatives:

The senate insist on their amendments to an act, to establish the seat of justice in Lauderdale county.

A message from the senate by Mr. Garth: Mr. Speaker and gentlemen of the house of representatives:

The senate have passed a resolution, authorizing the secretary of state to cause to be printed two thousand copies of the caption of the acts, and joint resolutions passed during the present session, to which they desire your concurrence.


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Mr. Lee from the committee of accounts, reported that said committee had had under consideration the account of John Boardman for sundry printing during the present session, amounting to ninety-one dollars, and on examination are of opinion that some of the charges are too high, and recommend that eighteen dollars be deducted therefrom. Also the account of William Leech for making railings for the lobby of the house &c., amounting to ten dollars, which account we think reasonable and ought to be granted. Also the account of Jonas J. Bell for stationary, &c., amounting to thirty seven dollars, which account we think reasonable and ought to be granted. Also the account of Samuel K. McGran, for furnishing two sheet iron stoves and pipes, at twenty-five dollars each, which account we think unreasonable, and recommend that twenty dollars be deducted therefrom. Also sundry accounts of Danl. Rather, for stationary, amounting to one hundred and three dollars, which account we think reasonable and ought to be granted. Also the account of Gloss and Hudnall, for making tables, benches &c., amounting to one hundred and eighty-five dollars and twenty-five cents, which account we think unreasonable and ought not to be granted, and we recommend forty-five dollars, to be deducted therefrom. Also the account of Hosant Willis for rent of fifty chairs, amounting to fifty dollars which account we think unreasonable and ought not to be granted, and recommend that twenty-five dollars be deducted therefrom. Also the account of John K. Dunn, amounting to one hundred and twenty-two dollars and fifty cents which we think unreasonable and recommend that twenty-three dollars and fifty cents be deducted therefrom. Also the account of William K. Dunn, for the hire of a stove for the use of the senate which account we believe unreasonable and ought not to be granted, all of which accounts are herewith transmitted.

Mr. Lee from said committee reported a bill making appropriations to certain persons therein named, which


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was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring, said bill was read a second time forthwith.

Mr. Owen moved to strike out the word "thirty" in the appropriation of William K. Dunn, which was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Owen, ordered that "twenty-five" be inserted in lieu thereof.

Mr. Owen moved to strike out the words "one hundred and fifty dollars and twenty five cents", in the appropriation to Gloss and Hudnall, which was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Weedon moved to insert the words "one hundred and twenty-five" in lieu thereof, which was decided in the negative.

Mr. Owen moved to insert the words "one hundred and twenty" in lieu thereof, which was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Moody moved that said bill be amended by adding an additional section, which was decided in the affirmative. Ordered that said bill be engrossed for a third reading this evening.

Mr. Birney from the committee of ways and means, reported a bill affixing the pay of the members of both houses of the general assembly, which was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring the rule was dispensed with, and the said bill was read a second time forthwith. And the rules being further dispensed with, said bill was read a third time.

Mr. Townes moved to fill the first blank by inserting the word seven, which was decided in the affirmative.

The ayes and noes being called for on said question, were as follows :

AYES- Messrs. Speaker, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Bates, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Carson, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Exum, J. Fitzpatrick, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Harrison, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrell, Moody, McBee , Matterson , McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Saffold, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Weedon, Wellborne, Watts and Winston, -43.

Those who voted in the negative are Messrs. Birney, Edmonson, Everitt and Hardwich, -4.

Mr. Townes moved to fill the second blank, by in-


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serting the word five, which was decided in the affirmative. The ayes and nays being called for on said question, they were as follows:

AYES Messrs. Speaker, Byler, Bigham, J. Brown, I Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Carson, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Harrison, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee , Murrell, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Saffold, Sargeant, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Wellborne, Watts and Winston. -40

NOES Messrs. Birney, Chapman, Edmonson, Hardwich, McCarley, Walker and Weedon, -7.

Mr. Perkins moved to fill the third blank by inserting the word "five", which was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Birney moved to fill the fourth blank with the word "thirty", which was decided in the negative. The ayes and noes being called for on said question, they were as follows :

AYES- Messrs. Birney, Chapman, Edmonson, Jones, Moody, Walker and Weedon, -7.

NOES- Messrs. Speaker, Byler, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Bates, Cleveland, Creagh, Carson, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwich, Harrison, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Saffold, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Wellborne, Watts and Winston, -41.

Mr. Weedon moved to fill said blank by inserting the words "twenty-five", which was decided in the negative. The ayes and noes being called for on said question, they were as follows :

AYES- Messrs. Byler, Birney, Chapman, Edmundson, Hardwick, Jones, Moody, Walker and Weedon, -9.

NOES- Messrs. Speaker, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Bates, Cleveland, Creagh, Carson, Coates, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, J. Fitzpatrick, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Harrison, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Saffold, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Watts and Winston, -37.

Mr. Davis moved to fill said blank by inserting the words "twenty miles", which was decided in the affirmative. And the ayes and noes being called for on said question were as follows :

AYES- Messrs. Speaker, Byler, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Bates, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Carson, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Harwich, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Saffold, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Watts and Winston, -39.

NOES- Messrs. Birney, Edmonson, Hardwich, Jones, Moody and Weedon, -6.

Mr. Owen moved to amend said bill by way of rider, by adding an additional section which was decided in the affirmative, and the question being put, shall this bill pass, it was decided in the affirmative. Ordered


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that the same be sent to the senate for their concurrence.

Mr. Weedon moved that messrs. Saffold and Harrison, have leave of absence for the balance of the session, which was decided in the affirmative.

A message from the senate by Mr. Chambers: Mr. Speaker, and gentlemen of the house of representatives, the senate have passed the resolution requesting the governor to proclaim a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, throughout this state, with an amendment which originated in your hon. body, to which they ask your agreement.

They have also passed the joint resolution, authorizing Daniel Rather to sell certain public property therein named, to which they have made an amendment by striking out the words chairs, to which they desire your concurrence.

They have also passed a bill for the relief of Rebecca Ann Bondurant; and,

An act to amend the laws respecting public ferries, and have amended the same by an additional section herewith sent.

The house proceeded to the consideration of the amendments made by the senate to an act to establish the seat of justice in Lauderdale county.

My. Byler moved that the further consideration of said amendment be laid upon the table, which was decided in the affirmative.

The house proceeded to the consideration of the resolution sent from the senate, directing the secretary of state, to have printed two thousand copies of the caption of the laws passed this session of the general assembly, which was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring, the rule was dispensed with, and said resolution was read a second time forthwith.

Mr. Weedon moved to strike out the words "two thousand", in said resolution, which was decided in the negative. Mr. Weedon moved that said resolution be indefinitely postponed, which was decided in the negative, and the rule being further dispensed with, said


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resolution was read a third time and passed. Ordered that the same be returned to the senate informing them thereof.

The house then took up the amendment made by the senate, to an act regulating public ferries, which several amendments were concurred in.

The house then took up the amendment of the senate to a joint resolution authorizing the sale of public furniture, which amendments were concurred in.

Mr. Davis moved that this house inform the senate that they will be ready at three o'clock this evening to go into the election of Judges of the county courts, for the several counties in this state, which was carried in the affirmative.

The house proceeded to the consideration of the order of the day, on the bill to incorporate the Alabama steam boat company. On motion of Mr. Owen, ordered that said bill lie upon the table.

Also the bill designating the duties and fees of certain public officers, which was read the third time and passed. Ordered that the same be returned to the senate informing them thereof.

Also the bill to amend the laws relating to public roads, which was read the third time and passed. Ordered that the same be returned to the senate informing them thereof.

Also the bill to empower religious societies to hold real estate, which was read the third time and passed.

Ordered, that the same be returned to the senate informing them thereof.

Mr. Vaughan moved that the resolution prohibiting new matter being introduced into this house during the present session, be suspended, which was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Vaughan asked for and obtained leave to introduce a bill to authorise the election of a sheriff, and clerks in the county of Jackson, which was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring, the rule was dispensed with, and said bill was read a sec-


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ond time forthwith. Ordered, that the same be engrossed for a third reading for three o'clock this afternoon.

On motion of Mr. Byler, ordered that this house adjourn until half past 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Half past two o'clock.

The house met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the senate by Mr. Watkins: Mr. Speaker and gentlemen of the house of representatives:

The senate have passed a bill to incorporate the town of Mobile- and to authorise elections in the county of Jackson.

And a resolution authorizing the secretary of state to contract for the public printing, and for other purposes. And an act concerning forthcoming and replevy bonds, to which they desire your concurrence.

Mr. Byler from the select committee appointed to draught a memorial to the Congress of the U. States, praying indulgence on the lands heretofore bought from government, reported the following memorial, with the resolution, to-wit :

To the Senate and House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States :

The Legislature of the State of Alabama, respectfully, represent- that after the close of the glorious and successful war on the part of this nation, against Great Britain, the establishment of a general peace in Europe, and the consequent revival of commerce throughout the world, cotton the staple article of this state, rose to a very high price, and obtained ready sale in European markets at the same period, the country was inundated with the notes of various state banks, and a very large amount of Mississippi stock, which by law had been made receivable in payment of public lands in the state of Mississippi, and the then Territory of Alabama, was also in circulation and obtainable upon easy and accommodating terms to purchasers; amidst circumstances so propitious for the United States and unfortunate for the citizens of this infant state, was a portion of the public land within our limits offered for sale


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by the government to the highest bidder. Attracted by the fertility of our soil and stimulated by the desire of participating in the great profits which the growing of cotton promised to the planter, people from almost every state in the union thronged to the public sales loaded with bank notes and Mississippi stock- the consequences were such as the circumstances was naturally calculated to produce. The lands sold for high and extravagant prices, and an immense debt is now owing by the citizens to the government of the United States. The untried result of a general peace, have baffled the calculations of the most prudent and sagacious merchants in the world. A general derangement of the money system has taken place, commerce has languished, our staple commodity has fAlle to less than half the price it maintained at the time of those sales. Many of the state banks then in high credit have since entirely failed, and others to protect themselves against similar fate, have been compelled to curtail their discounts and call in their notes from circulation, even the bank of the United States which promised in its commencement a sound, and safe circulation and an equality of exchange, has also been constrained to diminish the circulation of its notes until they are as scarce as gold and silver, which we rarely see, the metallic currency of the country is locked up in the vaults of the banks, and the community is left without a currency sufficient for the ordinary purposes of trade. In addition to all these circumstances, it is expected that your honorable body will at the present session of congress, change the mode of selling public land by reducing the minimum price, and requiring the whole purchase money to be paid in advance. Although such a law may be wise and politic, it must have the effect of producing great inequality between those who have heretofore purchased under so many disadvantages, and those who may hereafter purchase under circumstances so favorable. Therefore, we respectfully represent to enact such a law, would be impolitic. Believing as your memoral-


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ists do, that it cannot be the policy of the United States to exact from her citizens, such forfeiture or to enforce the full extent of contracts made under circumstances altogether favorable to the government, and unfavorable to the citizens - and believing also, that the interest of the government would not be subserved by such a policy. We therefore respectfully pray, that a law may be passed by your honorable body, extending such relief to the purchasers of public lands in this state as you in your wisdom, may think most advisable.

Resolved, by the senate and house of representatives of the state of Alabama, in General Assembly convened, that the Governor of this state be, and he is hereby requested to forward one of the copies of the foregoing memorial to each of our senators and one copy to our representative in the Congress of the United States with a request that they will exert themselves to procure such relief to the purchasers of public lands in this state, as the wisdom of the Congress of the United States may think proper to grant- which resolution, was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring, the rule was dispensed with, said resolution was read the second and third time forthwith and passed. Ordered, that the same be sent to the senate, for their concurrence.

The house proceeded to the consideration of the joint resolution sent from the senate, authorising the secretary of state to contract for the public printing, which was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concurring, the rule was dispensed with, and the said resolution was read a second and third time forthwith and passed. Ordered that the same be returned to the senate informing them thereof.

The house took up the bill concerning forthcoming and replevy bonds, which was read the first time, and four fifths of the house concuring, the rule was dispensed with, and said bill was read a second time forthwith. Mr. Everett moved that said bill be postponed until the first Monday in November next, which was


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decided in the negative - the aye and nays being called for on said question, they were as follows

AYES- messrs. Speaker, Isaac Brown, Bates, Cleveland, Creagh, Carson, Coats, Everitt, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, King, Lee, Murrell, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Wilson and Winston, -20

NOES messrs. Byler, Birney, Bigham, Chapman, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, P Fitzpatrick, Hardwich, Jones, Lamkin, Moody, McCarley, Perkins, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon and Wellborne, -twenty four.

which bill, on motion of Mr. Chapman, was made the order of the day for a third reading on tomorrow.

A message from the senate by Mr. Rogers: Mr. Speaker - The senate are now ready to meet your honorable body for the purpose of proceeding to the election of Judges of the county courts throughout the state.

The senate being announced, the house of representatives arose, and they repaired to the seats assigned them, when both houses proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of the county of Conecuh: Samuel Burnett, Alexander Travis, Bartley Walker, Garret Longmire, and John W. Devereaux, in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices for the county court of Mobile: Henry V. Chamberlain, Cyrus Sibley, William Coolidge, Henry Gunniason and Edward Hall, in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses the proceeded to the election of justices for the county court of Clarke county: Lemuel J. Alston, Samuel B. Shields, Thomas Mattock, Robert Love, and Ira Porter, in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of Baldwin county: Henry B. Slade, Lewis Sewell, Thomas J. Strong, Howell Dupree and Joseph Mims, in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.


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Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court for Monroe county: Wm . Wingate, Lawrens Wood, James L. Goree, Thomas Wiggins and Elisha Robbins, in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices for the county court of Washington county: William Godfrey, George Buchannon, Dennison Darling, George Goodwin, James Tigart and Thomas McGee, in nomination.

Those who voted for Mr. Godfrey, are Messrs. President, Chambers, Conner, Farmer, Hanby, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Mr. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwick, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Walker, Whitaker, Weedon, Wellborne and Winston, -60.

Those who voted for Mr. Buchannon, are Messrs. President, Chambers , Farmer, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Byler, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Coats, Edmonson, Exum, Hill, Jones, Lee, Murrill, Matterson, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Whitaker, Weedon, and Wellborne, -39

Those who voted for Mr. Darling, are Messrs. President, Chambers, Conner, Farmer, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Mr. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Edmonson, Exum, Everitt, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwick, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Walker, Whitaker, Wellborne, Wilson and Winston, -61.

Those who voted for Mr. Goodwin, are Messrs. Conner, Garth, Gause, Rose, Mr. Speaker, Chapman, Dennis, Davis Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, Hardwich, King, Lamkin, Moody, McCarley, Owen, Vaughan, Walker, Wilson and Winston, -20.

Those who voted for Mr. Tigart, are Messrs. President, Chambers, Conner, Farmer, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Mr. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwick, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne and Winston, -62.

Those who voted for Mr. McGee, are Messrs. President, Chambers, Conner, Farmer, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Mr. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dennis, Davis, Edmonson, Exum,


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Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hardwick, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne Wilson and Winston, -57.

Messrs. Godfrey, Buchannon, Darling, Tigart and McGee, having a majority, were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of Dallas county: Wm. Aylett, Gilbert Shearer, Randel Duckworth, John Read, and Jonas Brown, in nomination, all the members present having voted for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of Butler: Taliaferro Livingston, John Cook, Marsell Wonack, James Dunkling and Daniel Safford, being in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of Henry county: William C. Watson, John Fanning, Matthew Watson, S. Smith and Johnson Wright, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices for the county court of Wilcox: William McConnell, William Black, Joseph Lowery, John Speight and Harry Williams, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court for the county of Autauga: James Jackson, William R. Pickett, John A. Elwin, John Armstrong, Robert Gaston, and Bolling Hall , in nomination, all the members present voting for messrs. Jackson, Pickett, Elwin and Armstrong, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect a fifth justice for said county, Gaston and Hall, in nomination. Those who voted for Mr. Gaston, are Messrs. President, Hanby, Harwell, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Moore, Rose, Watkins, Mr. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, Brown, Brown, Cleveland, Chapman, Coats, Dennis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hardwich, Jones, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Peters, Seargent, Townes, Taylor, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne and Winston, -40.


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Those who voted for Mr. Hall, are Messrs. President, Chambers, Garth, Gause, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Ware, Birney, Creagh, Carson, Dale, Davis, Edmundson, King Lamkin, Owen, Thompson and Vaughan, -20.

Mr. Gaston having a majority was announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceed to elect justices of the county court of the county of Montgomery: messrs. Henry D. Stone, John Goldwaite, Seymore Powell, and Eleazer Jeter, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected .

Both houses then proceeded to elect a fifth justice for said county, W. B. Lucas, and Townsend being in nomination. Those who voted for Mr. Lucas, are Messrs. President, Conner, Farmer, Garth, Harwell, Hodges, Seabury, Trotter, Watkins, Birney, John Brown, Creagh, Carson, Davis, Edmundson, Perkins and Vaughan, -17.

Those who voted for Mr. Townsend, are Messrs. President, Gause, Hanby, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, Hogg, Terrell, Ware, Speaker, Bingham, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Hardwich, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Mc Carley, Owen, Peters, Seargent, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne, Wilson and Winston, -45.

Mr. Townsend having a majority, was announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of county of Marengo: John Lockhart, Henry Peirson, Hason Compton, Ephraim Kats, and William Barton, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of the county of Tuscalussa: Isaac Patrick, Samuel Norsworthy, John Kirksey, Garland Hardwick, William Parris, in nomination, all the members present voting, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of the county of Cabawba: Roddy Smith, Agrippa Atkinson, Gabriel Benson, John Tate and John Smith, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.


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Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices for the county court of Perry county: John Durden, Travis Trailor, Nathan Reed, Temple Lee and John Johnson, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of Greene: Shelby Corzine, William Orear, Patrick May, William Bell, and John F. White, in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of Jefferson county: Moses Kelley, David Murfree, David Owen and Robert Lacy, being in nomination, all the members present voting for them, they were declared duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect a fifth justice for said county: Dorby Henley and John Wood, being in nomination. Those who voted for Mr. Henley, are Messrs. Chambers, Farmer, Hanby, Hodges, Moore, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter, Ware, Speaker, John Brown, Creagh, Carson, Davis, Edmonson, McCarley, Vaughan, Walker, Weedon & Wellborne, -20.

Those who voted for Mr. Wood, are Messrs. Garth, Harwell, Hogg, Metcalf, Ringgold, Birney, Bigham, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwich, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Sargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Wilson and Winston, -36.

Mr. Wood having a majority, was announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices for the county court of Marion county: John Smith, Samuel M. Gorven, Robert Moore, Thomas Sampson, and William Sampson, being in nomination, and all the memberst present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices for the county court of Franklin: William Lucas, David C. Roane, Henry Cox, Theophilus W. Cockburn and John Cook, being in nomination, and all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

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county court of Lawrence: John Moseley, Hugh A. Anderson, John Dickey, Robert M. White, and William Sharp, being in nomination, and all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of Limestone county: Nicholas Davis, James W. Walker, Benjamin Fox, Jesse Coe and John D. Carriel, being in nomination, and all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court for Lauderdale county: Hugh McVay, __Craig, being in nomination, and all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of three more justices for the said county: John Coffee, Zedekiah Tate, Joseph Farmer, __Ingram, and __Files being in nomination:

Those who voted for Mr. Coffee are messrs. President, Chambers, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Harwell, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, Byler, Birney, Bigham, J Brown, I Brown, Cleaveland, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dennis, Dale, Dennis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Everitt, P.Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwick, Jones, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Peters, Seargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne Wilson and Winston, -58.

Those who voted for Mr. Tate are messrs. President, Chambers, Gart, Gause, Hanby, Harwell Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrell, Watkins, Ware; (Rep.) messrs. Speaker, Birney, Creagh, Chapman, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Edmonson Lamkin, Moody, Perkins, Peters, Thompson, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Weedon, Wellborne and Wilson, -32.

Those who voted for Mr. Farmer are messrs. President, Chambers, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Harwell, Hodges, Hogg, Ringold, Seabury, Terrill, Trotter, Watkins, Ware- Rep.) messrs. Birney, Chapman, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Edmonson, Hardwick, Lamkin, Moody, Perkins Thompson, Taylor, Vaughan, Walker, and Wellborne, -29.

Those who voted for Ingram, are messrs. Metclaf, Speaker Byler, Bigham, J. Brown, I . Brown, Cleveland , Creagh, Coats, Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill , Hardwich, Jones, Lee, Murrill, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Peters, Seargent, Sims, Townes, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon & Winston, -30.

Those who voted for Mr. Files, are messrs. Speaker Byler, Bigham, John Brown, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Coats, Dillahunty , Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Jones, Lee, Murrill, McBee, Matterson, McCarley, Owen, Seargent, Sims, Townes and Winston, -24.

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Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court, of the county of St. Clair: George Shotwell, John Nash, James Thomason, Philip Coleman and Abraham Wharton, being in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were all announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of Shelby county: Thomas Mc Henry, Thomas W. Smith, Samuel Gibbins, Needham Lee, Richard Crowson, being in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to the election of justices of the county court of the county of Blount: Stephen Box, Henry McPherson, William Rino, being in nomination, and all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect two other justices for said county, Marston Mead, __Nash, __ Fowler, Littleberry Vaughan being in nomination.

Those who voted for Mr. Mead are messrs. President, Chambers, Farmer Hanby, Harwell, Moore, Seabury, Trotter, Watkins, Ware- (Rep.) Birney, J. Brown, Chapman, Davis, Edmunson, Hardwich, Lamkin, Lee, Owen, Perkins Peters, Sims, Thompson and Walker, -24.

Those who voted for Mr. Nash are Messrs. Garth, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Ringgold, Terrell- (Rep.) messrs.Bigham, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Davis, Dillahunty, Everett, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Murrell, Matterson, McCarley, Seargent, Townes, Taylor and Winston, -26.

Those who voted for Mr. Fowler, are messrs. Gause, Metcalf ,Ringgold, Terrell- (Rep.) Bigham, I. Brown, Coats, Dale, Daillahunty, Exum, Everett, J. Fitzpatrick, Jones, Moody, McBee, Matterson Perkins, Seargent, Townes, Weedon, Wellborne, Wilson and Winston, -23.

Those who voted for Mr. Vaughan are Messrs. President, Chambers, Farmer, Garth, Gause, Hanby, Harwell, Hodges, Hogg, Moore, Seabury, Trotter, Watkins, Ware- (Rep.)messrs. Speaker, Birney, J. Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Dennis, Edmundson, Exum, P Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwich, Jones, Lamkin, Lee, Murrill, Moody, McBee, McCarley, Owen, Peters, Sims, Thompson, Taylor, Walker, Weedon, Wellborne and Wilson, -43

Mr. Vaughan having a majority, was announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect the fifth justice of the county court of said county: Marston Mead, __Nash and __Fowler, being in nomination.

Those who voted for Mr. Mead are Messrs. President, Chapman, Hanby, Moore, Seabury, Watkins, Ware (Rep. ) Birney, J. Brown, Chapman, Davis, Edmonson, Hardwich, Lamkin, Lee, Moody, Owen, Perkins, Sims, Thompson, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Wellborne and Winston, -25. Those who voted for Mr.


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Nash are Messrs. Garth, Harwell, Hogg, Ringgold, Terrell, Trotter- (Rep.) messrs. Speaker, I. Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Coats, Dale, Dennis, Dillahunty, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, King, Murrell, McBee, McCarley, Seargent Townes, Taylor, Weedon and Winston, -26.

Those who voted for Mr. Fowler are Messrs. Gause, Metcalf, Terrell - (Rep.) Bigham, J. Fitzpatrick, Jones -6

And neither candidate having a consitutional majority, both houses again proceeded to said election. Those who voted for Mr. Mead are messrs. President, Chambers, Hanby, Harwell, Moore, Seabury, Trotter, Watkins, Ware, (Rep) Birney, John Brown, Chapman, Davis, Edmonson, Harwich, Lamkin, Lee, Moody, McCarley, Owen, Perkins, Thompson, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Wellborne, and Wilson, -27.

Those who voted for Mr. Nash are messrs.Garth, Gause, Hodges, Hogg, Metcalf, Ringgold, Rose, Terrill - (Rep.) messrs. Speaker, Byler, Bigham, Isaac Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Coats, Dale, Dennis Dillahunty, Exum, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Jones, King, Murrell, McBee, Seargent, Sims, Towns, Taylor, Weedon and Winston, -32.

Whereupon Mr. Nash was announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court for the county of Cotaco: Horatio Philpot, Greene B. Dorsey, William S. Goodhue, Robert Tapscott and Joseph Sikes being in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court for the county of Jackson: George W. Thompson, Ephraim Bridges, John Kriby, Hezekiah Bailies and Richard Easly, being in nomination; all the members present voting for them, they were announced duly elected.

Both houses then proceeded to elect justices of the county court of the county of Madison: Leroy Pope, Charles Bates, J. W. Withers, David Moore, John M. Leake, __Roundtree, __Shackleford, Robert Davie, John A. Allen, Isaac Jackson, William Easter, Thomas Miller, and Thomas Roberts, being in nomination. Those who voted for Mr. Pope are messrs. President, Chambers, Garth, Gause, Harwell, Hodges, Metcalf, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter, Watkins, Ware- represen. Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, I Brown, Bates, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Everett,


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Hill, Hardwich, King, Lamkin, Lee, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Seargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, Taylor Vaughan, and Winston, -44.

Those who voted for Mr. Bates are messrs. President, Garth, Gause, Harwell, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter, Ware, represent's) Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, I Brown, Bates, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Hill, Hardwich, Lamkin, Lee, Murrell, Moody, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Seargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, and Winston, -36.

Those who voted for Mr. Withers are messrs. President, Garth, Gause, Harwell, Seabury, Trotter, Watkins, represent's) Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, I. Brown, Bates, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Lamkin, Murrell, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Seargeant, Thompson, Townes, and Winston, -32.

Those who voted for Mr. Moore are messrs. President, Chambers, Garth, Gause, Harwell, Hodges, Metcalf, Ringold, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter ,Watkins, Ware- representatives) Speaker, Byler, Birney, Bigham, I. Brown, Bates, Creagh, Chapman, Coats, Dale, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, J. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Hardwich, Jones, King, Lamkin, Lee, Murrell, Moody, MCBee, Matterson, Owen, Perkins, Seargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker and Winston, -48.

Those who voted for Mr. Leake are messrs. Garth, Hodges, Ringgold, Seabury, Terrell, Ware- (rep.) Byler, I . Brown, Bates, Creagh, Coats, Davis, Dillahunty, Edmonson, Exum, Hill, Hardwich, Lamkin, Lee, Murrell, Moody, McBee, Matterson, Perkins, Seargent, Sims, Thompson, Townes, Whitaker and Winston, -30.

Those who voted for Mr. Davie are messrs. President, Chambers, Hanby, Harwell, Hodges, Metcalf, Ringgold, Rose, Seabury, Terrell, Trotter, Ware - (represent's) Speaker, Birney, Bigham, J. Brown, Cleveland, Creagh, Chapman, Dale, Dennis, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick, Jones King, Lee, McBee, Sims, Taylor, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker , Weedon, and Wellborne -thirty four

Those who voted for Mr. Shackleford are messrs. Moore, Walker and Wellborne, -three.

Those who voted for Mr. Roundtree are messrs. Everett, Hardwich, Murrell and Taylor, -four.

Those who voted for Mr. Jackson, are Messrs. Chambers, Hanby, Metcalf, Moore, Watkins, John Brown, Bates, Creagh, Dennis, Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, Hill, Jones, King , Owen, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker and Weedon, -20.

Those who voted for Mr. Easter, are Messrs. Moore, Rose, John Brown, Dennis , Everitt, P. Fitzpatrick, J. Fitzpatrick Jones, Walker, Weedon, and Wellborne, -11.


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Those who voted for Mr. Miller, are Messrs. Hanby, Rose, John Brown, Cleveland, Dennis, Everitt, Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jones, Whitaker, Weedon and Wellborne, -12.

Those who voted for Mr. Roberts, are Messrs. Chambers, Hodges, Metcalf, Moore, Ringgold, Rose, John Brown, Cleveland, Dennis, Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, King, Vaughan, Whitaker, Walker, Weedon and Wellborne, -17.

Whereupon, LeRoy Pope, Charles Batts, John Withers, David Moore and Robert Davies, were announced duly elected. The senate then withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Dennis, ordered that this house adjourn until to-morrow, 9 o'clock.