Friday, November 25, 1825.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Powell presented the memorial of John Wood, contesting the seat of John Brown, the member from Jefferson; which was read, and referred to the committee of privileges and elections.

Mr. Crabb presented the accounts of the Sheriffs of Walker and Morgan counties, against the state, for making returns of the congressional election in the middle district; which were referred to the committee on accounts and claims.

Mr. McCamy presented the account of the coroner of Jackson county; and also that of the Jailor of said county, --  which were referred to the committee of accounts and claims.


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Mr. Sullivan presented the petition of sundry inhabitants of Bibb county, praying the passage of a law respecting fences on the Cahawba river; which was read, and referred to the committee on propositions and grievances.

Mr. Crawford presented the memorial of Sarah f. Chotard, praying that the Seat of Government may be located at Centreville, on the Cahawba river; which was read, and referred to the committee appointed on that part of the Governor's message which relates to the location of the seat of government.

Mr. Brown presented the account of the sheriff of Jefferson county, for making returns of the congressional election in the middle district, which was referred to the committee on accounts and claims.

Mr. McCamy presented the account of Abisha Evans, and another against the state, for prosecuting a criminal, which were referred to the committee on accounts and claims.

And then the Senate adjourned till half past 11 o'clock A.M.

Half past 11 o'clock.- The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Bagby offered the following resolution: Resolved, That a committee be appointed by this house, to act with such committee as my be appointed on the part of the House of Representatives, to conduct the Governor elect into the Representatives hall, for the purpose of taking the several oaths prescribed by the Constitution, previous to entering on the discharge of the duties of his office; which was adopted.  Ordered, That the same be sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Tunstall, their clerk: Mr. President, The House of Representatives have adopted the following resolution, in which they desire your concurrence: Resolved, That a committee be appointed to act with such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to conduct His Excellency the Governor elect into the Representative Chamber, for the purpose of taking the necessary oaths of office.  They have appointed on their part Messrs. Morton and Crenshaw.

Ordered, That the Senate concur in said resolution; and that Messers. Bagby and Jackson of L. be appointed a committee on the part of the Senate.

Message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Tunstall, their clerk: Mr. President, The House of Representatives is now ready to receive the Senate in the Representative Hall, for the purpose of installing His Excellency the Governor agreeably to the report of the committee on that subject: whereupon the members of the Senate repaired to the Hall of the House of Representatives, and having taken their seats, His Excellency John Murphy appeared, and delivered an appropriate address to both houses; after which the oath prescribed by an act entitled, "An act supplementary to an act entitled, an act to suppress duelling," passed on the 19th December, 1819; and the oath prescribed by the Constitution of the State, were severally administered to him in due form.  And then the Senate withdrew, and returned to their own chamber. and Mr. President resumed the chair.

And then the Senate adjourned till to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock