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On motion, The said report was again read, and the several items therein contained, referred as follow, to wit.

Item 1. to the committee already appointed on the 6th item of the Governor's message relative to the elective franchise.

Item 2. to Mr. Jarrett, Mr. Power and Mr. Hopkins.
Item 3. to the committee on the penal code.

Item 4. to Mr. Graham, Mr. I. Weaver, Mr. Forster, Mr. Frailey and Mr. Morgan.

Mr. Graham from the committee appointed for the purpose yesterday, reported a bill, entitled

6 An act to extend an act vesting in certain banking institutions within this commonwealth, the power of issuing small notes,' which was read the first time.

The bill, entitled

A further supplement to an act, entitled, an act to enable the Governor of this commonwealth to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the intersection of Front street and the Germantown road in the Northern Liberties of the city of Philadelphia, through Frankford and Bristol to the ferry at Morrisville on the river Delaware,' was read the third time, and

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the clerk present the same to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Barnitz in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act releasing to Christopher Hassinger and Elizabeth Hess the right of this commonwealth to a certain escheated estate.?

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill without amendment. On motion of Mr. Frailey and Mr. Murray, The resolution read on the 8th inst. relative to the

pay

of ab: sent members, was again read, and

The same being under consideration,
A motion was made by Mr. Jarrett and Mr. Beale,

To amend said resolution by inserting after the word 'member' in the 10th line, the words 6 may have obtained leave of ab. sence or;' and

On the question,
Will Senate agree so to amend?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Smith and Mr. Ewing, and are as follow, to wit.

YEAS.Messrs. Biddle, Jarrett and Shearer.-3.

NAYS.

NAYS.

Messrs. Baily,

Barnitz,
Beale,

Messrs. Erwin,

Ewing,
Forster.

NAYS.

YEAS.

NAYS..
'Messrs. Frailey,

Messrs. Rogers,
Graham,

Ross,
Hopkins,

Shannon,
M Farland,

Shoemaker,
M“Sherry,

Smith,
Morgan,

G. Weaver,
Murray,

1. Weaver,
Poe,

Welles,
Power,

Tod, speaker. A:
So it was determined in the negative.
A motion was then made by Mr. Beale and Mr. Jarrett,

To amend the same by inserting after the words • resolved' the words • by the Senate and House of Representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met;' by inserting after the word “accounts' in the first line the words of the respective houses' and by striking out the word Senate' in the second line and inserting the words each house;' and

On the question,
Will Senate agree so to amend?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Beale and Mr. Frailey, and are as follow, to wit.

YEAS.
Messrs. Beale,

Messrs. Power,
Biddle,

Rogers,
Graham,

Ross,
Jarrett,

Shearer,
Poe,

G. Weaver
NAYS.

WAYS.,
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Morgan,
Barnitz

Murray,
Erwin,

Shannon,
Ewing,

Shoemaker,
Forster,

Smith,
Frailey,

1. Weaver,
Hopkins

Welles,
MFarland,

Tod, speaker. 17
M-Sherry,
So it was determined in the negative; and

"On the question,
Will Senate agree to the original resolution ?
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Smith and Mr. G.
We
Teaver, and are as follow, to wit.
VEAS,

YEAS.
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Erwin,
Barnitz,

Ewing,
Beale,

Frailey.

PEAS.

YEASE
Messrs. Graham,

Messrs. Rogers,
Hopkins,

Ross,
Jarrett,

Shannon,
M-Farland,

Shoemaker,
M Sherry,

Smith,
Morgan,

G. Weaver
Murray,

I. Weaver,
Poe,

Welles,
Power,

Tod, speaker.
Nays.-Messrs. Biddle, Forster and Shearer...
So it was determined in the affirmative.
Adjourned until 11 o'clock to-morrow morning.

FRIDAY, December 15, 1815.

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Mr. Beale presented the petition and documents of John Pat. ton, late sheriff of Huntingdon county, praying for the reasons stated, that the costs in two suits in ejectment wherein the lessee of John Maxwell Nesbett was plaintiff, and Peter Titus, James Ranken and James Kerr were defendants, may be paid to the said petitioner out of the public treasury, and

Said petition was read and referred to Mr. Beale, Mr. Erwin,
Mr. Frailey, Mr. Morgan and Mr. Murray.
The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act releasing to Christopher Hassinger and Elizabeth Hess
the right of this commonwealth to a certain escheated estate,' was
read the second time as reported by a committee of the whole
yesterday, considered by section and agreed to, and
Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Beale, in the chair, on the bill, entitled

• An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act to enable the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the Springhouse tavern in Montgomery county, to the bor

gh of Northampton in the county of Lehigh, and to the town of Bethlehem in the county of Northampton.

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill with amendments, which were read.

The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced, presented for concurrence the bill, entitled

• An act authorising Mary M“Creary one of the guardians of the persons and estates of the

minor children of Thomas M-Creary,

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deceased, to execute and 'receive certain releases therein mentioned, and to repeal an act heretofore passed relating thereto, which was read the first time.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Biddle in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act vesting the title of a certain piece of land in Somerset township and county of Washington in certain trustees, and their successors for the use of the German Lutheran and Calvinist congregations in said township,'

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill with one amendment, which was read.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Erwin in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• A supplement to an act, entitled, an act to erect the town of Hanover in the county of York into a borough.'

And after some time,
The committee rose and reported the bill as committed,
Adjourned until 11 o'clock to-morrow morning.

SATURDAY, December 16, 1815.

Mr. Jarrett from the committee to whom was referred on the 14th inst. the 3d item of unfinished business, on leave given, reported a bill, entitled

• An act to enable the executors of Valentine Kloess to sell certain real estate," which was read the first time.

Mr. Graham from the committee to whom was referred on the 12th inst. the 3d item of the Governor's message, on leave given, reported a bill, entitled

An act to provide for the erection of two arsenals, purchasing field ordnance and rifles,' which was read the first time.

The Speaker laid before Senate two copies of the Confession of Faith of the Mennonists or German Baptists, presented by said Society.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act releasing to Christopher Hassinger and Elizabeth Hess the right of this commonwealth to a certain escheated estate,' was read the third time, and Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the clerk return said bill to the House of Representatives with information that Senate have passed the same with

amendments, in which the concurrence of that house is requested.

The bill, entitled

An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act to enable the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the Springhouse tavern in Montgomery county, and thence to the borough of Northampton in the county of Lehigh, and to the town of Bethlehem in the county of Northampton,

was read
the second time as reported by a committee of the whole yes-
terday.
Seet. 1. was considered and agreed to.
Sect. 2. having been considered.

On the question,
Will Senate agree to said section?
The
yeas
and

nays were required by Mr. Frailey and Mr Murray, and are as follow, to wit.

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Messrs. Barnitz,

Messrs. M Sherry,
Forster,

Murray,
Frailey,

Shoemaker,
Grahain,

Welles,
Hopkins,

Tod, speaker. 11
M Farland,
So it was determined in the affirmative.
The remaining sections and title being agreed to.
Ordered, That said bill be transcribed for a third reading.
The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act vesting the title of a certain piece of land in Som-, erset township and county of Washington, in certain trustees and their successors, for the use of the German Lutheran and Calvinist congregations in said township, was read the second time as reported by a committee of the whole yesterday, considered by section and agreed to.

Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading.
The bill from the House of Representatives entitled,
* A supplement to an acto entitled, an act to erect the town of
Hanover in the county of York into a borough, was read the sea
cond time as reported by a committee of the whole yesterday,
considered by section and agreed to

Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading.
A motion was made by Mr. I. Weaver and Mr, M-Farland,

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