Friday, November 28.

Mr. Oliver, from the judiciary committee, to whom was referred a bill, to be entitled "An act to amend the law now in force concerning writs of certiorari;" reported said bill without amendment; which was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time on to-mororw.

Mr. Oliver, from the same committee, to whom was referred a resolution instructing them to take into consideration that part of the Governors' Message which relates to the digest: Reported, That said committee had had the same under consideration; and beg to be discharged from the further consideration of said resolution, as much as it has been referred to a joint committee, which now has the subject under consideration.


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Ordered, That said committee be discharged from the further consideration thereof.

Mr. Martin, from the committee on enrolled bills, Reported, that said committee had examined a bill to be entitled an act for the relief of James Slaughter, tax collector of Limestone county in the year 1821, and find the same correctly enrolled.

Mr. Lanier, from the select committee, to whom was referred a bill, to be entitled an act for the relief of the people of the state of Alabama, reported said bill without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Mardis, Resolved, That the judiciary committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of setting apart by law, the first days of each term of the circuit courts in this state, for the purpose of trying all state causes; and also to require the clerks of the several courts aforesaid to make all subpoenas issued by them returnable on the day set apart for the trial of each cause.

A bill, to be entitled "An act to increase the compensation of jurors in the county of Autauga," introduced yesterday by Mr. Pickett, was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lyon, their secretary:

Mr. Speaker -The Senate have read a third time, and passed a bill, to be entitled "An act to alter the time of holding the general elections in this state;" also a resolution extending the time of payment for lots in the town of Cahawba, both of which originated in their body; and in which they desire your concurrence.

A bill, to be entitled an act regulating the fees of justices and constables, was then taken into consideration, and read a second time. Ordered, That said bill lie on the table.

The House then took into consideration a bill to be entitled an act for the relief of the people of the state of Alabama- said bill being on its second reading. Ordered, That said bill lie on the table.

A bill, to be entitled an act concerning constables, was read a second time, and ordered to be engrossed for a third reading on Monday next.

A bill, to be entitled an act explanatory of the several acts now in force in this state to suppress duelling, was read a second time; ordered to be engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

An engrossed bill, entitled an act allowing the guardian of Virginia Murray to sell certain land therein named, was read a third time, and the question being put. Shall this bill pass? it was decided in the negative- yeas 7, nays 47.

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

Mr. Gayle

Philpott

Vining

Whitaker

Peyton-7

 Harrison

 Perkins
     

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Speaker

Fluker

Lanier

McLaughlin

Shotwell

Ashley

Fleming

McConnico

Manly

Sargent

Brown

Goodhue

Merriwether

Martin

Skinner

Barclay

Hallett

McLemore

Miller

Smith

Crenshaw

Harvey

Moore of J.

Oliver

Tindall

Creagh

Hill of T.

McVay

Phillips

Weissinger

Dale

Hill of B.

Moore of Md.

Powell

Young-47

Dennis

Jackson

Mardis
     Picket  

Fields

Jones

Mead

Salter
 

Fitts

King

Moore of Ma.

Sims
 


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On motion of Mr. Perkins, Resolved, That the military committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so altering the militia laws, that the adjutant general will be required to attend the respective regimental musters and drills, and perform the duties required by the brigade inspectors, or dispense with that officer; and made all militia reports returnable, to the secretary of state, and make it his duty to consolidate the same in manner that is now required to be done by the adjutant general.

A bill from the Senate, entitled an act to amend an act entitled an act to establish a public road from the house of John Gandie, in Morgan, county, to Baltimore or Morgan's Springs, in Blount county, passed December 23, 1822, was read a second time, and ordered to be read a third time to-morrow.

A bill from the Senate, entitled "an act restricting the recovery of claims against the counties respectively, in certain cases," was read a second time, and ordered to be read a third time to-morrow.

A bill and a resolution from the Senate, of the following titles, to wit:

"An act to alter the time of holding the general elections in this state;" and a "resolution extending the time of payment of lots in the town of Cahawba;" were severally read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow.

Ordered, That Mr. Hardwick have leave of absence during the continuance of his indisposition.

Mr. Creagh obtained leave to introduce a bill, to be entitled an act supplemental to the laws respecting garnishment.

Mr. Gayle obtained leave to introduce a bill, to be entitled an act supplemental to the laws respecting garnishment.

Mr. Gayle obtained leave to introduce a bill, to be entitled an act regulating appeals in criminal cases; which bills were severally read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow.

Mr. Moore, of Marion, obtained leave to introduce a bill, to be entitled "An act concerning estrays;" which was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time to-morrow.

Ordered, That Messrs. Dennis and Perkins be added to the military committee.

An engrossed bill, to be entitled "An act to regulate the licensing of physicians to practise, and for other purposes therein named," was read a third time.

Mr. Young moved the following amendment, by way of rider: "Provided, That nothing contained in the foregoing act shall be so construed as to prevent persons from practising as doctors of medicine whom may have received a diploma from any regular consituted medical institution within the United States: And provided further, That such person shall have been engaged in the practise of medicine within two years previous;" which amendment was adopted Yeas 30, Nays 24.

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

Mr. Speaker

Fleming

McLemore

Martin

Sargent

Barclay

Goodhue

Moore of J.

Philpot

Skinner

Creagh

Hallett

McVay

Powell

Smith

Dennis

Harvey

Moore of Mad.

Peyton

Vining

Fields

Hill of T.

Mardis

Pickett

Whitaker

Fluker

Jones

Moore of Mar.

Shotwell

Young-30


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Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Ashley
       Fitts

King

Manly

Salter

Beck

Gayle

McConnico

Miller

Sims

Brown

Hill of B.

Merriwether

Oliver

Tindall

Crenshaw

Harrison

Mead

Phillips

Weissinger-24

Dale

Jackson

McLaughlin

Perkins
 

Mr. Lanier moved, that the further consideration of said bill be indefinitely postponed. Mr. Martin called for the previous question, and the question being put. Shall the main question he now put? it was decided in the affirmative. The question was then taken on Mr. Lanier's motion, for the indefinite postponement of the further consideration of said bill, and decided in the negative Yeas 21, Nays 34.

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

Mr. Speaker

Goodhue

McLemore

Moore of Mar.

Tindall

Ashley

Harvey

Moore of J.

Philpott

Shotwell

Barclay

Hill of B.

Moore of Mad.

Powell

Vining

Crenshaw

Lanier

Mardis

Peyton

Whitaker-21

  Fields
       

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Mr. Beck

Fleming

King

Martin

Sims

Brown

Gayle

McConnico

Miller

Sargent

Creagh

Hallett

Merriwether

Oliver

Skinner

Dale

Hill of T.

McVay

Phillips

Smith

Dennis

Harrison

Mead

Picket

Weissinger

Fitts

Jackson

McLaughlin

Perkins

Young-34

Fluker

Jones

Manly

Salter

The question was then put, Shall this bill pass? and decided in the affirmative Yeas 33, Nays 22.

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

Mr. Ashley

Fluker

Jones

Manly

Sims

Beck

Fleming

King

Martin

Sargent

Brown

Gayle

McConnico

Oliver

Smith

Creagh

Hallett

Merriwether

Phillips

Weissinger

Dale

Hill of T.

McVay

Pickett

Young-33

Dennis

Harrison

Mead

Perkins

Fitts

Jackson

McLaughlin

Salter
 

Those who voted in the negative, are:

Mr. Speaker

Harvey

Moore of Mad.

Powell

Vining

Barclay

Hill of B.

Mardis

Peyton

Whitaker-22

Crenshaw

Lanier

Moore of Mar.

Shotwell

Fields

McLemore

Miller

Skinner
 

Goodhue

Moore of J.

Philpott

Tindall
 

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

And then the House adjourned till to-morrow 10 o'clock.