Thursday, December 25.

Mr. Adair, from the committee on inland navigation, to whom was referred a bill, entitled an act to incorporate the Limestone and Flint River Navigation Companies, reported the same with amendments; in which the House concurred.

Ordered, That said bill be read a third time to-morrow.


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Mr. Adair, from the same committee, to whom was referred a bill, to be entitled an act authorizing Claiborne Wright and his associates to open a channel in a certain part of the Tennessee river therein named, reported the same with amendments, in which the House concurred.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a 3d reading to-morrow.

Mr. Merriwether, from the select committee, to whom was referred a bill, entitled an act to amend an act, entitled an act to appoint commissioners to lay out a certain road therein specified, and for other purposes, reported said bill with amendments; in which the House concurred.

Ordered, That said bill engrossed, and be read a third time to-morrow.

Mr. Adair, from the committee on inland navigation, to whom was referred a bill, to be entitled an act to appoint commissioners to improve the navigation of the Tennessee river, reported said bill with amendments, in which the House concurred.

Ordered, That said bill lie on the table.

Mr. Miller, from the select committee, to whom was referred a bill, to be entitled an act appropriating the fines and forfeitures accruing in Madison county to the benefit of Greene Academy, reported the same with amendments, in which the House concurred. Mr. Hallett, from the committee on accounts, to whom was referred sundry claims against the state, Reported, That inasmuch as no part of the claims are properly chargeable on the state treasury they ask to be discharged for the further consideration thereof; and the said committee were discharged accordingly.

Mr. Fitts, from the joint committee on enrolled bills, reported, that said committee had examined, and found correctly enrolled, bills of the following titles to wit:

An act to proved for the choosing electors of President and Vice President of the United States;

An act to divorce Margaret Toney from her husband Charles Toney; and,

An act to divorce Mary H. Judge from her husband Wm. Judge; Mr. Barclay asked leave to introduce a bill, to be entitled an act for the relief of the counties on the Tennessee river; and he question being put, Shall leave be granted to introduce said bill; it was decided in the affirmative--Yeas 34, Nays 15.

The yeas & nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative, are

Mr. Speaker

Fluker

McVay

Phillips

Skinner

Adair

Fleming

Moore of mad.

Philpott

Smith

Beck

Goodhue

Moore of J.

Peyton

Vining

Brown

Hallett

Moore of Mar.

Pickett

Whitaker

Barclay

Hill of T.

Mardis

Perkins

Weissinger

Crenshaw

Haines

Martin

Shotwell

Young-34

Dale

King

Miller

Sargent

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Ashley

Fitts

Harrison

Lister

Sims

Creagh

Harvey

Jackson

Merriwether

Tindall-15

Dennis

Fields

Hill of B.

Jones

McLemore

The said bill was then read a first time.

Mr. Weissinger moved that the further consideration of said bill be indefinitely postponed; which was lost.

Yeas 24.      Nays 28.

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The yeas & nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative are:

Mr. Speaker

Creagh

Harvey

Merriwether

Sims

Ashley

Dennis

Hill of B.

McLemore

Shotwell

Beck

Fields

Harrison

Mardis

Tindall

Brown

Fitts

Jackson

Pickett

Weissinger-24

Crenshaw

Fluker

Lister

Perkins

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Adair

Hill of T.

Moore of Mad.

Phillips

Smith

Barclay

Haines

Moore of J.

Philpott

Vining

Dale

Jones

Moore of Mar.

Powell

Whitaker

Fleming

King

Manly

Peyton

Young-28

Goodhue

Lanier

Martin

Sargent

Hallett

McVay

Miller

Skinner
 

Mr. McLemore moved that said bill be on the table till the 10th day of January next; which was lost--Yeas 22, Nays 27.

The yeas & nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative are:

Mr. Speaker

Dennis

Hill, of B.

Mardis

Tindall

Ashley

Fields

Harrison

Pickett

Weissinger-22

Beck

Fitts

Jackson

Perkins

Crenshaw

Fluker

Merriwether

Sims
 

Creagh

Harvey

McLemore

Shotwell
 

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Adair

Hill of T.

Moore of Mad.

Phillips

 Sargent

Barclay

Haines

Moore of J.

Philpott

 Skinner

Brown

Jones

Moore of Mar.

Powell

Vining

Dale

King

Manly

Peyton

Whitaker

Goodhue

Lanier

Martin

Young-27

Hallett

McVay

Miller
 

The rule being dispensed with, said bill was read a second time, and referred to the judiciary committee.

Mr. Adair moved, at 12 o'clock, that this House do now adjourn till to-morrow, 10 o'clock, which was carried--Yeas 29, nays 23.

The yeas & nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative are:

Mr. Speaker

Dale

Harrison

Manly

Perkins

Adair

Dennis

Haines

Martin

Smith

Beck

Goodhue

Lister

Miller

Vining

Barclay

Hill of T.

Moore of J.

Phillips

Weissinger

Crenshaw

Hallett

Moore of Mar.

Philpott

Young-29

Creagh

Hill of B.

Mardis

Pickett

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Ashley

 Fleming

Lanier

Powell

Skinner

Brown

Harvey

Merriwether

Petyon

Tindall

Fields

Jackson

McLemore

Sims

Whitaker-23

Fitts

Jones

McVay

Shotwell

Sargent

Fluker

King

Moore of Mad.