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Whereupon, : A motion was made by Mr. Frailey and Mr. Beale,

That Senate recede from their amendments to the above bill, 'non-concurred by the House of Representatives, and

On the question,
Will Senate so recede?.,

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Baily and Mr. Graham, and are as follow, to wit.

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Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Maghee,
Barnitz,

M.Sherry,
Erwin,

Morgan,
Ewing,

Smith,
Hopkins,

Tod, speaker. 10. So it was determined in the affirmative.

On motion, The Senate also receded from their non-concurrence in the amendment by the House of Representatives, to the amendments by Senate, to said bill.

Ordered, That the clerk inform the House of Representatives accordingly,

The bill, entitled • A supplement to an act, entitled, a further supplement to an act, entitled, an act erecting parts of Northumberland county into separate counties, to be called Union and Columbia,' was read the third time, and

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the clerk present said bill to the House of Re. presentatives for concurrence.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act to authorize the Governor to incorporate a company for erecting a bridge over the north-east branch of the river Susquehanna, between the town of Cattawissa and the mouth of Fishing creek, was read the third time, and Resolved, That this bill pass. The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act to authorize Andrew Flemming to erect and maintain a toll bridge over Oil creek, in the county of Venango,' 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.

A motion was made by Mr. Lowrie and Mr. Erwin; and read as follows, to wit,

Whereas, by an act of congress passed the 29th of March 1806, the president of the United States was authorized to lay out a road from Cumberland in Maryland to the Ohio, at some point be tween Steubenville and Grave creek, as soon as the consent of the legislatures of the several states through which the said road shall pass shall have been obtained, and the legislature of this state by an act passed the 9th of April 1807, gave their consent in the manner therein set forth: And whereas, it would materially promote the permanent interests of this state, and at the same time in our apprehension, best accommodate the interests of the public at large, that the said road should strike the river Ohio at Charlestown or some point between it and Steubenville: Therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in general assembly met, That the senators of this state in the Senate of the United States, be instructed respectfully to represent to the president of the United States, the earnest desire of this legislature, that the said road should terminate at Charlestown on the Ohio, unless some point nearer to Steubenville should be deemed by him more eligible.

Ordered, To lie on the table. Mr. Forster read a bill in his place, and on leave given, presented the same to the chair, entitled

• An act for the better regulating the borough of Harrisburg, which was read the first time.

Whereupon,
On motion of Mr. Lowrie and Mr. Ross,

Said bill was recommended to the early attention of the next legislature.

A motion was made by Mr. Morgan and Mr. Frailey, and read as follows, to wit.

Whereas, in the abstracts of debts and credits transmitted to the auditor general, by the presidents and directors of the Bank of the Northern Liberties, the Bank of Germantown, the Bank of Chester county, the Bank of Beaver, the Bank of Delaware, the Commercial Bank of Pennsylvania, the Farmers' Bank of Bucks county, the Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank of Greencastle, the Farmers and Mechanics’ Bank of Pittsburg, the Marietta and Susquehanna Trading Company, the Mechanics' Bank of the city and county of Philadelphia, and the Schuylkill Bank of the city of Philadelphia, no distinct statement of the amount of

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specie held by them on the first Monday in November last is made: Therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in general assembly met, That the auditor general be, and he hereby is directed, forth with to call upon the president and directors of each of the said banks for a distinct statement of the amount of specie held by it on the first Monday in November last, and that all future abstracts transmitted by any banks in pursuance of the 15th section of the act regulating banks, passed the 21st day of March 1814, shall contain a distinct statement of the amount of specie so held by them.

Resolved, That on or before the 1st day of June next, the auditor general shall cause to be published in one or more of the public newspapers printed in Philadelphia, and the place nearest where such bank or banks are established, the return made in

pursuance of the foregoing resolution, and the name or names of the bank or banks that shall not have made such return, whose charters shall be, and the same are hereby declared thenceforth to be revoked and annulled. Ordered, To lie on the table.

On motion, Ordered, That the usual number of copies of said resolution be printed for the use of the members.

On motion of Mr. Lowrie and Mr. Power,

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the amendments by the House of Representatives, to the bill, entitled

An act to cede to the United States the jurisdiction over & piece of land near Pittsburg,' read yesterday.

On motion, The amendments were severally considered and concurred in, with certain amendments thereto.

Ordered, That the clerk return the same to the House of Re. presentatives, with information that Senate have concurred in the amendments by that house with amendments thereto, in which the concurrence of the House of Representatives is requested.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• A supplement to the act, entitled, an act to authorize James Barton and George Biddis, their heirs and assigns, to convey wa. ter from a spring or stream of water called the Vandine Kill, into the town of Milford in the county of Pike,' was read the second time as reported by a committee of the whole on Saturday last, considered by section and agreed to, and Ordered, That it be prepared for a third reading.

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

An act to review part of the state road from the mouth of Beaver creek, to the top of the hill north-west of Greersburg.'

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

On motion, Said bill was read the second time, considered by section and agreed to, and Ordered, That it be prepared for a third reading.

Agreeably to order,

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

• An act authorizing the Governor to incorporate four companies for making an artificial road from the town of Washington in this state, to intersect the Harrisburg and Pittsburg turnpike road at or near the town of Bedford.'

And after some time, The committee rose, reported progress, and asked leave to sit again; leave was granted, and Ordered, That the committee of the whole sit again to-morrow

Agreeably to order, The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Lowrie in the chair, on the bill from the House of Represen. tatives, entitled

• An act for the relief of Benjamin Jennings, an old revolution

ary soldier.

And after some time,
The committee rose and reported said bill with an amendmertt.

On motion,
Said bill was read the second time,
The first and only section having been considered,

On the question,
Will Senate agree to said section?

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

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NAYS,

Messrs. Barnitz,

Messrs. M-Farland,
Beale,

M.Sherry,
Biddle,

Poe,
Graham,

Power,
Jarrett,

Rogers,
Lowrie,

Welles,
Maghee,

Tod, speaker,

NAYS.
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Morgan,
Erwin,

Shearer,
Ewing,

Shoemaker,
Frailey,

Smith,
Hopkins,

G. Weaver,
Lane,

1. Weaver,
So it was determined in the affirmative.
The title having been agreed to.
Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading-

The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced, presented for concurrence, the bills, entitled as follow, viz.

• An act for the relief of sundry old soldiers, and others.'

• A supplement to an act, entitled, an act to incorporate an academy or public school in the town of Waterford, and for other purposes.

He informed, That the House of Representatives have concurred in the amendments by Senate, to the bill, entitled

• An act to incorporate the town of Strasburg, is the county of Lancaster.'

He further informed, That the House of Representatives have concurred in the Amendments by Senate, to the bill, entitled

• An act authorizing the purchase of a certain number of copies of the work of Samuel Roberts, on the British statutes in force in Pennsylvania,' with one amendment thereto, viz.

Sect. 1. line 5, make two' read three,' in which the concurrence of Senate is requested.

On motion,
Said amendment was again read, considered and concurred in.

Ordered, That the clerk inform the House of Representatives accordingly.

The bills presented for concurrence were read the first time.

The Secretary of the Commonwealth being introduced, presented a message from the Governor, which was read as follows, to wit. To the Senate and House of Representatives of the Common

wealth of Pennsylvania. I have this day approved and signed the following acts and resolution of the General Assembly, and directed the Secretary of the Commonwealth to return them to the houses in which they respectively originated, viz.

1. An act to erect the town of Indiana in the county of Indiana into a borough.

2. An additional supplement to an act, entitled, an act authorizing the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road from the bank of the river Susquehanna opposite Harrisburg to Pittsburg.

3. Å supplement to the act, entitled, an act to enable the Gov. erner to incorporate a company to make an artificial road by the best and nearest route from the west end of the borough of York, to the borough of Gettysburg in the county of Adams.

4. An act to authorize George Eisenhuth, George Orwig, John Orwig and Jacob Orwig, to dig, establish and support a mill race on the north side of Penn's creek near the town of New Berlin, in the county of Union.'

5. An act to provide for the election of a constable in the bor ough of Columbia, in the county of Lancaster.'

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