The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
On motion of Mr. Moore, the Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the resolution introduced by Mr. Rose on Wednesday the 3d inst., having for its object an amendment to the constitution of this state; Mr. Farmer in the chair and after some time spent therein, the committee rose and Mr. Farmer re-
ported that the committee of the whole to whom was referred the resolution having for its object an amendment to the constitution of this state, had according to order, had said resolution under consideration, and have directed him to inform the senate that they are of opinion it is inexpedient to adopt said resolution, at this session of the General Assembly.
The question was taken that the senate do concur in the report of the committee of the whole - the yeas and nays being demanded by messrs. Moore and Garth:
Those who voted in the affirmative are messrs. President, Casey, Conner, Farmer, Gause, Garth, Hodges, Harwell, Ringgold, Sims, Trotter, Watkins and Ware, -13. Those who voted in the negative are messrs. Chambers, Hanby, Metcalf, Moore, Rose, & Terrell, -6. Said question passed in the affirmative yeas 13, nays 6.
A message from the house of representatives by Mr. Coats- Mr. President: the house of representatives, have passed sundry bills which I am instructed to present to your hon. body for concurrence- bills received.
A bill to establish the seat of justice in the county of Autauga.
A bill to authorize the administrator of Thomas Garretson deceased to sell certain real estate.
A bill for the relief of the Assessor, tax-collector, and others in arrearages for taxes in the county of Lauderdale, for the year 1819; and
A bill to incorporate the town of Coffeeville in the county of Clarke; all which were read the first time and on motion ordered to be read a second time on to-morrow.
Mr. Hodges, moved and obtained leave to introduce a bill to fix the permanent seat of justice in the county of Lawrence - which was read the first time; on motion, ordered that said bill be read a second time on to-morrow.
On motion of Mr. Garth, the senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole on a bill to authorize the administratrix and administrator of Daniel Mich-
aux deceased to sell certain real estate - And a bill to authorize William Russell sen., and Joshua Gotcher to sell certain lands therein mentioned -- Mr. Terrell in the chair, and after some time spent therein, Mr.. President resumed the chair and Mr.. Terrell reported said bills with sundry amendments thereto; which were concurred in by the senate - said bills as amended were severally read the second time and passed.
Ordered that said bills be read a third time on to-morrow.
On motion to the order of the day on a bill to authorize Alle Kyle to make title to a certain tract of land, was called up - said bill was read the third time and passed.
Ordered that the secretary acquaint the house of representatives
The senate adjourned until to-morrow morning 10 o'clock.