THURSDAY, Nov. 25, 1819.

The senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Hogg asked for and obtained leave to introduce a bill to amend the law respecting weights and measures which was read the first time. Ordered that said bill be read the second time on to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Gause, the resolution providing for the Public Printing was taken up, read the third time and passed. Ordered that a message be sent to the house of representatives informing them of the amendments made thereto, and desire their concurrence.

Mr. Casey called for the orders of the day.

A bill to authorize Ceaser Kennedy to emancipate certain of his slaves, was taken up and read a second time. Ordered that said bill be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

A bill to establish the seat of justice in Limestone county, was read the second time. Ordered, that said bill be read the third time on to-morrow.

A bill to establish the town of Summerville, was read the second time. Ordered that said bill be read the third time on to-morrow.

A bill to amend the law respecting roads, was taken up and read.

On motion of Mr. Rose, ordered, that said bill be committed to a committee of the whole, and made the order of the day on to-morrow

A bill to alter and amend the laws respecting strays was taken up and read. Ordered that said bill be committed to committee of the whole, and made the order of the day on to-morrow.

A bill to empower Inferior Courts to emancipate


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slaves, was taken up. Ordered that said bill be committed to committee of the whole and made the order of the day on to-morrow.

A bill to digest the laws, was taken up and read the second time. Ordered that said bill be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

A bill to provide for the appointment of county officers was taken up and read. Ordered that said bill be committed to committee of the whole, and made the order of the day on to-morrow.

A bill for leasing the 16th section in each township in this state, was taken up -- ordered that the senate do now resolve itself into committee of the whole, on said bill, Mr. Garth in the chair and after some time spent therein the committee rose, Mr President, resumed the chair, and Mr. Garth reported said bill with sundry amendments, which were read and concurred in.

On motion, ordered, that said bill as amended be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

Mr Rose moved that the senate do now resolve itself into committee of the whole on a bill providing for the determination of suits and controversies by arbitration, and on the question being taken thereupon, it passed in the negative.

Mr. Moore gave notice that on to-morrow he would ask for leave to introduce the following bills-- A bill to be entitled an act concerning forth coming and replevy bonds- A bill to amend the laws now in force relative to the recovery of debts for rent- and a bill to provide for the purchase of a Library for the use of the General Assembly of this state.

The senate adjourned until to-morrow morning 10 o'clock.