Thursday, December 16, 1824.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Murray their clerk.  Mr. President: The House of representatives have read three times and passed bills originating in their house, entitled an act supplemental to an act entitled an act, to authorise an extra term of the circuit court of Mobile, and Baldwin counties, passed during the present term of the General Assembly.  An act to amend an act entitled an act to authorise Young A. Gray to convey certain real estate therein mentioned, passed Dec. 30, 1823; an act to alter and establish the boundary lines between certain counties therein named; An act to regulate the mode of taxing costs on appeals taken from the decision of justices courts to the circuit and county courts in this state; An act for the relief of Elijah Montgomery, and Henry Gunnison; An act the more effectually to ensure the accountability of public officers by providing for the more prompt settlement of public accounts; An act for the relief of overseers of roads; An act giving additional remedy against constables, in all of which they desire your concurred. They have also read a 3d time and passed bills originating in your honorable body, entitled an act to apportion the representatives among the several counties in this state; and to divide the state into senatorial districts according to the late census, they disagree to the amendment made by your honorable body to the bill entitled an act to alter the place of selling land and negroes, by the sheriff of Bibb and Tuscaloosa counties in certain cases.  They disagree to the first amend-


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ment made by your honorable to the bill entitled an act to regulate the sales of slaves, by constables by striking out the word ten, and inserting the word twenty.  They concur in the second amendment except so far as relates to Tuscaloosa county in the second proviso, to which they disagree.

Mr. Hopkins from the judiciary committee, to which was referred a bill to be entitled an act to change the mode of appointing the assessors and tax collectors, reported, the same without amendment.  Ordered that the bill be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Mr. Hopkins from the same committee, to which was referred a bill to be entitled an act to provide for the payment of slaves executed in pursuance of law, reported the same as amended; which report was concurred in.  Mr. McCamy moved to amend the bill by striking out the 5th section thereof, which reads as follows: Sec. 5.  And be it further enacted, That any owner who shall intentionally fail to procure testimony, or in any manner neglect the defence of his slaves, charged with a capital offence, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor for which he may be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars, and imprisoned not exceeding three months, to be assessed by the court, and shall moreover forfeit all right to demand compensation for such slave; which was determined in the affirmative Yeas 17, Nays 2.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative, are Mr. President, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood- 17.  Those who voted in the negative, are Bibb, and Powell- 2.

On motion, Ordered that the bill lie on the table.

Mr. Shackleford from the committee on inland navigation to which was referred a bill to be entitled  to repeal in part and amend an act entitled an act to incorporate the Murder Creek Navigation Company, passed the 15th of Dec. 1821., and for other purposes, reported, the same without amendment.  Ordered, that he bill be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Mr. Crabb from the committee on county boundaries, to which was referred a bill to be entitled an act to establish a certain county therein named, and for other purposes, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, that the bill be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Mr. Moore from the special committee, to which was referred a bill to be entitled an act to repeal in part an act, regulating the fees of justices, constables, and lawyers, and to ascertain the fees that said officers are hereafter to receive, reported the same as amended; which was concurred in.

The question was then put shall the bill be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow, and determined in the affirmative. Yeas 12, nays 7.

The yeas and nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative, are, Messrs. Bibb, Casey, Coats, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, Shackleford, Sullivan, Taggert- 12.

Those who voted in the negative, are Mr. President, Conner, Hopkins, McVay, Powell, Smith, and Wood- 7.

Mr. Murphy from the special committee, to which was referred a bill to be entitled an act to bring delinquent officers in Clarke county to an account, Reported the same without amendment.  Mr. Hopkins


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moved that the further consideration of the bill be postponed till the first day of March next, which was carried.  Yeas 15, Nays 4.

The yeas and nays being called for, those who voted in the affirmative, are Mr. President, Bibb, Cats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, Moore, McCamy, Murphy, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Taggert, and Wood- 15.

Those who voted in the negative, are Messrs. Casey, Metcalf, McVay, Smith- 4.

Bills from the House of Representatives, entitled an act giving additional remedy against constables; An act for the relief of overseers of roads; An act more effectually to ensure the accountability of public officers by providing for the prompt settlement of public accounts.  An act to alter and establish the boundary line between certain counties therein named; an act for the relief of Elijah Montgomery, and Henry Gunnison; An act to regulate the mode of taxing costs on appeals taken from the decision of justices courts to the circuit and county courts in this state; An act to amend an act, entitled an act to authorise Young A. Gray to convey certain real estate therein mentioned, passed December 30, 1823; were severally read the first time, and ordered to be made the order of the day for a 2d reading on tomorrow.

A bill from the House of Representatives, entitled an ct supplemental to an act, entitled an act to authorise an extra term of the circuit court of Mobile and Baldwin counties, passed during the present session of the General Assembly; was read a first time.  On motion the rule which requires all bills to be read on three several days, was dispensed with, and the bill was read the 2d and 3d time forthwith, and passed.  Ordered, that the secretary acquaint the House of Representatives therewith.  On motion, Ordered, that the Senate recede from their amendments to the bill to be entitled an act to alter the place of selling lands and negroes by the sheriffs of Bibb, and Tuscaloosa counties in certain cases; Ordered, that the secretary acquaint the House of Representatives therewith.  On motion, ordered that the Senate insist upon their amendment to the bill to be entitled an act to regulate the sale of slaves by constables, by striking out ten and inserting twenty.  Ordered, that they recede from the amendment, by adding a proviso to the bill so far as the same relates to Tuscaloosa county. Ordered that the secretary acquaint the House of Representatives therewith.

Mr. Casey presented the account of Robert Mays, which was ordered to be referred to the committee on accounts and claims.

Mr. Sullivan called up a bill to be entitled an act to give Decatur county an additional election precinct; and offered an amendment to the bill, which was adopted.  The bill was further amended on motion of Mr. Powell, and ordered to be engrossed and made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Bills to be entitled an act to establish the permanent seat of justice in the county of Jackson and for other purposes; An act for changing the compensation of the judge of the county court of Mobile county and for other purposes therein mentioned; and An act to alter and amend the charter of incorporation of the city of Mobile, were severally read the 3d time and passed. Ordered that the secretary acquaint the House of Representatives.


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Bills of the following titles, an act altering the sale days of lands and slaves in part of the counties of Lawrence and Franklin; An act for the relief of Cyrus Sibley ad James L. Seabury, securities of Henry Wheat; An act to establish the town of Whitesburg and to incorporate its trustees; and an act supplementary to and amendatory of the laws now in force regulating the appointment of auctioneers and sales at auction, were severally read the 2d time, and ordered to be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

A bill to be entitled an act to amend the laws in force and use concerning free negroes, mulattoes and salves, was read the 2d time and ordered to lie on the table.

An engrossed bill to be entitled an act to alter the time of appointing overseers of roads, was read the 3d time, amended by way of rider and passed.  Ordered that the words and for other purposes be added to the title, and that the bill be sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

An engrossed bill to be entitled an act supplementary to an act passed at Cahawba on the 20th Dec. 1823, entitled an act to appoint commissioners to improve the navigation of the Tennessee River, was read the 3d time, amended by way of rider, and passed- Yeas 11, Nays 8.

The yeas and nays being desired, those who voted in the affirmative, are, Mr. President, Bibb, Crabb, Hopkins, McCamy, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Taggert- 11.Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Casey, Coats, Conner Devereux, Metcalf, Smith, Sullivan, Wood, 8.

Ordered that the title of the bill be as aforesaid, and that the same be sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.  And then the Senate adjourned till 1/2 past 2 o'clock this evening.

Evening Session.

Engrossed bills to be entitled, an act to amend an act to authorise Edwin Lewis to open and construct a road in Mobile county and for other purposes, passed Dec. 18, 1821; and An act to provide for the transfer of stock issued by the state, and for the renewal of lost certificates thereof, were severally read a 3d time and passed.  Ordered that the titles of the bills be as aforesaid and that they be sent to the house of Representatives for concurrence.

A bill to be entitled an act authorising and requiring the treasurer of Blount county to pay to Daniel Ayers, a certain sum of money for apprehending, guarding and committee to the jail of said court, certain person is charged with horse-stealing, was read the 2d time and ordered to be engrossed for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Mr. Casey moved to reconsider the vote of the Senate on the question to concur in the report of the select committee on the bill to be entitled an act concerning county tax, which was carried.  Ordered that the bill lie on the table.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Dodson: Mr. President, the House of Representatives have adopted the following Resolution, in which they desire your concurrence; Resolved that with the concurrence of the Senate, the election of the trustees of the University of the state of Alabama be postponed until Saturday net, on which day this house will at the hour of 3 o'clock P.M. with the concurrence of the Senate, proceed, together with the Senate, to the election of said trustees.  On motion ordered the Senate concur in said Resolution.  Ordered that the secretary acquaint the House therewith


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Mr. Casey from the special committee to which was referred the bill to be entitled an act authorising the location and sale of certain quarter sections of land granted by Congress to the several counties of this state for seats of justice, Reported the same as amended, which report was concurred in.  Ordered that the bill be made the order of the day for a 3d reading on tomorrow.

Message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Tunstall their assistant clerk:  Mr. President, the House of Representatives have adopted the following Resolution: Resolved that the Senate be informed that this House is now waiting to proceed to the election of President and Directors of the Bank of the state of Alabama and judges of county courts, to fill such vacancies as may have occurred, pursuant to a joint Resolution.  Whereupon the members of the Senate repaired to the hall of the House of Representatives, and after having taken the seats assigned them; Mr. President arose and announced the object of the meeting, when the two Houses proceeded to the election of a President of the Bank of the state of Alabama; ANDREW PICKENS, alone, being in nomination:

The votes were for Mr. Pickens 76.  The speaker thereupon declared Mr. Pickens duly elected the President of the Bank of the state of Alabama.    Those who voted for Mr. Pickens, are

Mr. President

Smith

Crenshaw

Martin

Pickens of D.

Bibb

Sullivan

Cunningham

McVay

Pickens of G.

Casey

Taggert

Dale

McCord

Pickett

Coats

Wood

Dickinson

Mead

Rather

Conner

Mr. Speaker

Dinsmore

Merriwether

Ruffin

Crabb

Abercrombie

Edmondson

Metcalf

Shackleford

Devereux

Bagby

Exum

Miller

Shotwell

Hopkins

Barton

Farrar

Moore of J.

Skinner

McCamy

Baylor

Fleming

Moore of Ma.

Tapscot

Metcalf

Baxter

Fluker

Moore of Mo.

Tindall

Moore

Byler

Gaines

Morton

Watson

Murphy

Camp

Green

Hill

Oliver

Vining

McVay

Coleman

Jones

Parham

Weissinger

Powell

Cook

Lanier

Perkins

White

Shackleford

Creagh

Mardis

Peyton

Worthington- 74.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of twelve Directors of the Bank of the State of Alabama.

Thomas H. Wiley, John J. Crocheron, Alexander Pope, George Phillips, Gilbert Shearer, Horatio G. Perry, Uriah G. Mitchell, Edwin Curtis, David White, Jesse Beene, James Saffold, Thomas D. King, Henry Hitchcock, William Chislom, William Taylor, William Aylett, David McCord, Jason Gardner, William Read, and John W. Rinaldi, being in nomination, the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Wiley,

65

Mr. Curtis,

50

Mr. Taylor,

38

Crocheron,

63

White,

49

Aylett,

36

Pope,

63

Beene,

49

McCord,

34

Phillips,

60

Saffold,

43

Gardner,

33

Shearer,

57

King,

42

Read,

20

Perry,

56

Hitchcock,

40

Rinaldi,

15

Mitchell,

52

Chislom,

38

Thomas H. Wily, John J. Crocheron, Alexander Pope, George Phillips, Gilbert Shearer, Horatio G. Perry, Uriah G. Mitchell, Edwin Curtis, Davis White, Jesse Beene, James Saffold, and Thomas D. King, having a constitutional majority, the speaker declared them duly elected Directors of the Bank of the state of Alabama.


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Those who voted for Mr. Wiley, are, Mr. President, Bibb, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalfe, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Cook, Creagh, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Exum, Fleming, Fluker, Hill, Jones, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of mar. Moore of mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Peyton, Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 65.

Those who voted in for Mr. Crocheron, are, Mr. Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, Metcalfe, Moore, Murphy, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dinsmore, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of mar. Moore of mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington, 63.

Those who voted for Mr. Pope are- Mr. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Exum, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Miller, Moore of mar. Moore of mon. Morton, Oliver, Perkins, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 63.

Those who voted for Mr. Phillips are- Mr. President, Bibb, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalfe, Moore, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Taggert, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Fleming, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Mead, Metcalfe, Miller, Moore of J. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickett, Rather, Shackleford, Shotwell, Tapscot, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 60.

Those who voted for Mr. Shearer are-- Mr. President, Bibb, Casey, Conner, Devereux, Hopkins, Moore, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Taggert, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Edmondson, Exum, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of mar. Moore of mon, Morton, Parham, Perkins, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Shackleford, Shotwell, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, White, Worthington- 57.

Those who voted for Mr. Perry are- Mr. President, Bibb, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Wood, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Camp, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of mar. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Peyton, Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, White- 56.

Those who voted for Mr. Mitchell are- Mr. Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Metcalf, Murphy, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baylor, Byler, Coleman, Cook, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dinsmore, Edmondson, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, Merriwether, Metcalfe, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of mar. Moore of mon. Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of g. Pickett, Rather, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 52.

Those who voted for Mr. Curtis, are Messrs. President, Casey, Coats, Crabb, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, Smith, Sullivan, Wood, Mr. Speak-

 


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er, Baylor, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Cook, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Gaines, Green, Hill, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar, Moore of Mon. Oliver, Rather, Shackleford, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, White, Worthington- 50.

Those who voted for Mr. White are, Mr. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Camp, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Martin, McCord, Mead, Moore of mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Pickett, Rather, Skinner, Tapscot, Watson, Weissinger, White- 49.

Those who voted for Mr. Beene are, Messrs. Casey, Coats, Crabb, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baylor, Byler, Coleman, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dinsmore, Exum, Edmondson, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Parham, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Weissinger, Worthington- 49.

Those who voted for Mr. Saffold, are Messrs. Casey, Coats, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Murphy, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baylor, Byler, Coleman, Cook, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Gaines, Green, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 43.

Those who voted for Mr. King, are Messrs. Casey, Coats, Crabb, McCamy, Metcalf, Murphy, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. speaker, Bagby, Baylor, Byler, Coleman, Cunningham, Crenshaw, Edmondson, Farrar, Gaines, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Shotwell, Skinner, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Worthington- 42.

Those who voted for Mr. Hitchcock, are Messrs. President, Bibb, Conner, Devereux, Hopkins, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Camp, Cook, Creagh, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Fleming, Fluker, Green, Jones, Martin, McCord, Mead, Metcalf, Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shotwell, Tapscot, Tindall, Watson, White- 40.

Those who voted for Mr. Chisholm, are Messrs. President, Bibb, Conner, Devereux, Hopkins, Moore, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Green, McVay, McCord, Mead, Moore of Mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Shackleford, Tapscot, Weissinger, White- 38.

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are Messrs. President, Bibb, Conner, Devereux, Hopkins, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Sullivan, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Camp, Cook, Creagh, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, McCord, Mead, Moore of Mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Tapscot, Weissinger, White- 33.

Those who voted for Mr. Aylett, are Messrs. President, Bibb, Coats, Conner, Hopkins, Moore, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Camp, Creagh, Cunningham, Dickinson, Dinsmore, Exum, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Martin, McCord, Mead, Moore of Mon, Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Ruffin, Tapscot, Tindall, White- 36.

Those who voted for Mr. McCord, are Messrs. President, Bibb, Hopkins, McCamy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baxter, Byler,


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Camp, Cook, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Fleming, Gaines, Green, McVay, McCord, Mead, Metcalf, Moore of J. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Perkins, Peyton, Tapscot, Watson, Weissinger, White- 34.

Those who voted for Mr. Gardner, are Messrs. Casey, Coats, Crabb, McCamy, Metcalf, Smith, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker; Baylor, Byler, Coleman, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Edmondson, Farrar, Gaines, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, Merriwether, Miller, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Moore of J. Peyton, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tindall, Vining, Worthington- 33.

Those who voted for Mr. Read, are, Messrs. Casey, McCamy, Smith, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baylor, Crenshaw, Edmondson, Hill, McVay, Merriwether, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Shackleford, Tindall, Worthington- 20.

Those who voted for Mr. Rinaldi, are Messrs. Casey, McCamy, Metcalf, McVay, Smith, Taggert, Wood, Cunningham, Farrar, Jones, Metcalf, Moore of Mar. Pickens of D. Shotwell, Skinner- 15.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of the judge of the county court of Monroe county, in place of Nathaniel Dodson, resigned, William B. Patton, Henry W. Taylor, and Asa Hammond being in nomination the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Patton, 25; Mr. Taylor, 28; Mr. Hammond, 28;

Those who voted for Mr. Patton, are Messrs. President, Hopkins, Moore, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dale, Exum, Farrar, Fluker, McVay, Metcalf, Parham, Pickens of D. Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 25.

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are Messrs. Bibb, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Powell, Taggert, Bagby, Baylor, Byler, Cook, Cunningham, Dickinson, Edmondson, Fleming, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Mardis, Martin, McCord, Mead, Morton, Oliver, Pickett, Rather, Tapscot, Tindall- 28.

Those who voted for Mr. Hammond, are Messrs. Casey, Coats, McCamy, Metcalf, Murphy, McVay, Smith, Sullivan, Wood, Baxter, Coleman, Dinsmore, Merriwether, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Peyton, Pickens of G. Skinner- 20.

No one of the candidates having a constitutional majority, the two Houses proceeded to the election again, when the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Patton, 28; Taylor, 29; Hammond, 16.

Those who voted for Mr. Patton, are Messrs. President, Hopkins, McCamy, Moore, Mr. speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, McVay, Metcalf, Parham, Pickens, of D. Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 28.

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are Messrs. Bibb, Conner,  Crabb, Devereux, Powell, Taggert, Bagby, Baylor, Byler, Cook, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Fleming, Green, Hill, Jones, Mardis, Martin, McCord, Mead, Moore of Mar. Morton, Oliver, Peyton, Pickett, Rather, Tapscot, Tindall- 29.

Those who voted for Mr. Hammond, are Messrs. Casey, Coats, Metcalf, Murphy, McVay, Smith, Sullivan, Wood, Baxter, Dinsmore, Merriwether, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mon. Pickens of G. Watson- 16.

No one of the candidates having a constitutional majority, the two Houses proceeded a third time to the election of a judge of the said county court of Monroe county, William B. Patton, and Henry W. Taylor, being in nomination, the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Patton, 37; Mr. Taylor, 37.

Those who voted for Mr. Patton, are Messrs. President, Coats, Hopkins, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dinsmore, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Parham, Pickens of D. Pick-


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ens of G. Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 37.

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are Messrs. Bibb, Casey, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Bagby, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Cook, Cunningham, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Fleming, Green, Hill, Jones, Mardis, Martin, Mead, Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Morton, Oliver, Peyton, Picket, Rather, Tapscot, Tindall, Watson- 37.

Neither of the candidates having a constitutional majority, the two Houses then proceeded a fourth time to the election of said judge, the same gentlemen being in nomination.   The votes stood thus:

For Mr. Patton, 37; Mr. Taylor, 37.

Those who voted for Mr. Patton, are Messrs. President, Coats, Hopkins, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Dale, Dinsmore, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, McVay, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Parham, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 37.

Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are Messrs. Bibb, Casey, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Bagby, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Cook, Cunningham, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McCord, Moore of Mar. Moore of Mo. Morton, Oliver, Peyton, Pickett, Rather, Tapscot, Tindall, Watson- 37.

Neither of the candidates having a constitutional majority, the two Houses proceeded a fifth time to the election of said Judge, the same gentlemen being in nomination- the votes stood thus- for Mr. Patton 41- Taylor 34.  whereupon Mr. Speaker declared William B. Patton duly elected Judge of the county court of Monroe county. Those who voted for Mr. Patton are

Mr. President, Coats, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dinsmore, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mon, Parham, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Vining, Weissinger, White, Worthington- 41.Those who voted for Mr. Taylor, are

Mr. Bibb, Casey, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Bagby, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Cook, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Fleming, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, Moore of Mar. Morton, Oliver, Peyton, Pickett, Rather, Tapscot, Tindall, Watson- 34.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court for Autauga county, Eli Terry alone being in nomination- the votes stood thus- for Mr. Terry 68.  The Speaker thereupon declared Mr. Terry duly and constitutionally elected Judge of the county court for Autauga county.

Those who voted for Mr. Terry are- Mr. President, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of mon, Morton, Oliver, Parham, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 68.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a Judge of the county court to Butler county, James Lane alone being in nomination, the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Lane, 64.

whereupon Mr. speaker declared James Lane duly elected judge of the county court of Butler county.   Those who voted for Mr. Lane, are

Mr. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Moore, Metcalfe, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Bagby, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw,


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Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of mar. Moore of mon, Morton, Oliver, Parham, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington-  64.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a judge of the county court for St. Clair county.  Samuel Boyd alone being in nomination, the votes stood thus:

For Mr. Boyd, 71.

The speaker thereupon declared Samuel Body duly elected judge of the county court for St. Clair county.  Those who voted for Mr. Boyd, are

Messrs. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Bagby, Barton, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Mead, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mo. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Skinner, Shotwell, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 71.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a judge of the county court of Clarke county.  Edward Kennedy alone being in nomination, the votes stood thus: For Mr. Kennedy 63.  Those who voted for Mr. Kennedy, are

Messrs. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baxter, Byler, Camp, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Morton, Oliver, Parham, Peyton, Pickens, of G. Pickett, Rather, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 63.

The Speaker thereupon declared Edward Kennedy duly elected judge of the county court for Clarke county.  The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a judge of the county court of Perry county.  George W. Brame alone being in nomination, the votes stood thus: For Mr. Brame, 60.  The Speaker thereupon declared George W. Brame duly elected judge of the county court for Perry county.  Those who voted for Mr. Brame, are

Messrs. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baxter, Byler, Coleman, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of j. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Oliver, Peyton, Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington-60.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a judge of the county court for Dallas county, James Saffold alone being in nomination, the votes stood thus: For Mr. Saffold, 62.  The speaker thereupon declared James Saffold duly elected judge of the county court of Dallas county.

Those who voted for Mr. Saffold are Messrs. President, Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, Hopkins, McCamy, Metcalf, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Mr. Speaker, Baxter, Byler, Baylor, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Fluker, Gaines, Green, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of J. Moore of Mar. Moore of Mon. Oliver, Parham, Peyton, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Watson, Weissinger, Worthington- 62.

The two Houses then proceeded to the election of a judge of the county court for Jackson county.  Samuel B. Moore, and Lyman James being in nomination, the votes stood thus For Mr. Moore, 61; Mr. James 10.  The Speaker thereupon declared Samuel B. Moore duly elected judge of the county court for Jackson county.


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Those who voted for Mr. Moore, are, Mr. Bibb, Casey, Coats, Conner, Crabb, Devereux, McCamy, Metcalfe, Moore, Murphy, McVay, Powell, Shackleford, Smith, Sullivan, Taggert, Wood, Bagby, Baylor, Baxter, Byler, Coleman, Cook, Creagh, Crenshaw, Cunningham, Dale, Dickinson, Edmondson, Exum, Farrar, Fleming, Fluker, Gaines, Hill, Jones, Lanier, Mardis, Martin, McVay, McCord, Merriwether, Metcalf, Miller, Moore of mar. Moore of mon. Oliver, Parham, Pickens of D. Pickens of G. Pickett, Rather, Ruffin, Shackleford, Shotwell, Skinner, Tapscot, Tindall, Vining, Weissinger, Worthington- 61.

Those who voted for Mr. Jones, are, Mr. President, Hopkins, Mr. Speaker, Abercrombie, Barton, Camp, Green, Morton, Peyton, Watson- 10.

The election being completed the Senate then withdrew to their own chamber, and Mr. President resumed the chair

And then the Senate adjourned till tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.