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Mr. Reed presented the petition and document of Andrew Heaslet a soldier of the revolution, stating his services and praying relief.

Which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Reed presented the petition of sundry inhabitants of Westmoreland county, praying that a company may be incorporated to make a turnpike road from Martin Rugers to Greensburg; and

Said petition was read and referred to Mr. Reed, Mr. Lane and Mr. M Farland, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Reed presented the petition of Joseph Budd and Joshua Budd praying to be authorized by law to erect a bridge over the river Youghiogany, at the place where the state road from „Washington to Somerset crosses said river;

and The same was read and referred to Mr. Reed, Mr. I. Weaver and Mr. Lane, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Morgan presented the petition of Edward W. Carr, stating that in September 1813, he was employed to repair and clean the fire arms belonging to seven companies of the 25th Regiment, P. M. that the work was accordingly performed, but that he has since been unable to obtain remuneration for his services, and praying that the legislature will order an immediate payment of his claim; and

Said petition was read and referred to Mr. Morgan, Mr. Welles and Mr. Lane.

The bill, entitled
A supplement to the act for the relief of insolvent debtors,"
was read the third time, and
Resolved, That this bill

pass.
The bill, entitled
A further supplement to the act, entitled, an act to provide
for the erection of an additional court for the city and county of
Philadelphia,' was read the third time, and
Resolved, That this bill pass.

The bill, entitled

A supplement to the act, entitled, an act authorizing the go. vernor to negotiate a loan for paying the militia and volunteers of this state, late in the service of the United States, was read the third time, and

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Orderd, That the clerk present said bills to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act to vest in Sarah Vernon the estate of her natural son Emmor Vernon, late of Delaware county, deceased,' 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.

A motion was made by Mr. Beale and Mr. Jarrett, and read as follows, to wit. * Resolved, That the legislature will adjourn oo Friday the 22d

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instant, to meet again at 4 o'clock P. M. on Wednesday the 27th instant.

On motion, Said resolution was again read and considered, and On the question Will Senate agree to the same ? The yeas and

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

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Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Poe,
Barnitz,

Rogers,
Beale,

Ross,
Forster,

Shearer,
Graham,

Shoemaker,
Hopkins,

Smith,
Jarrett,

G. Weaver,
M“Sherry,

Tod, speaker. 16.
YEAS.

YEAS.
Messrs. Biddle,

Messrs. Murray,
Erwin,

Power,
Ewing,

Reed,
Frailey,

Shannon,
Lane,

I. Weaver,
M-Farland,

Welles,

13. Morgan, So it was determined in the affirmative.

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

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 Mary M'Creary, one of the Guardians, of the persons and estates of the minor children of Thomas M'Creary, deceased,'to execute and receive certain releases therein mentioned, and to repeal an 'act heretofore passed relating thereto."

And after some time,
The committee rose and reported said bill as committed.

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.

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

the bill, entitled • An act enabling the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road, from the state line, near the town of Emmitsburg, in the state of Maryland, through Waynesburg, Greencastle and Mercersburg, to intersect the Chambersburg and Bedford turnpike road, at or near the east end of M'Connelsburg:

He returned 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,

And informed, That the House of Representatives have passed said bill with one amendment, in which the concurrence of Sen. ate is requested.

He further informed, That the House of Representatives, have concurred in the amendment by Senate, to the bill, 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 Cal. vinist Congregations, in said township.

The bill presented for concurrence, was read the first time.
The amendment to the above bill, was read as follows, viz,
Strike out the preamble.

Agreeably to order,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. M'Farland in the chair, on the bill, entitled • An act for the relief of Isaac Thorepson an old soldier,

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

Mr. Jarrett asked and obtained leave of absence for two weeks. Adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.

WEDNESDAY, December 20, 1815.

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Mr. Lane from the committee to whom was referred yesterday the petition of Casper Etling on leave given, reported a bill, titled

6 An act to confirm the titles to certain real estate therein mentioned;' which was read the first time.

Mr. Frailey from the committee to whom was referred on the 6th inst. an item of unfinished business, on leave given, reported a bill, entitled

• An act to annex part of Columbia and Luzerne counties to the county of Schuylkill;' which was read the first time. The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act to vest in Sarah Vernon the estate of her natural son Emmor Vernon, late of Delaware county, deceased, was read the third time, and

Resolved, that this bill pass.
The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act authorising Mary M-Creary one of the guardians of the persons

and estates of the minor children of Thomas M-Creary, deceased, to execute and receive certain releases therein mentioned, and to repeal an act heretofore passed relating thereto," was read the third time, and

Resolved, that this bill pass.

Ordered, That the clerk return said bills to the House of Re. presentatives with information, that Senate have passed the same with amendments, in which the concurrence of that House is requested.

The bill, entitled • An act for the relief of Isaac Thompson, an old soldier, 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 transcribed for a third reading.

Mr. Smith read a bill in his place, and on leave given, presented the same to the chair, entitled

An additional supplement to an act, entitled, an act directe ing the mode of selecting and returning jurors ;' which was read the first time.

Mr. Read read a bill in his place, and on leave given, presented the same to the chair, entitled

* An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act to regulate the general elections within this commonwealth ;' which was read the first time.

Agreeably to order, The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. M“Sherry in the chair, on the bill, entitled

* An act to extend an act vesting in certain banking institu. tions within this commonwealth, the power of issuing small notes.'

And after some time, The committee rose and reported said bill without amendment.

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

On the question,
Will Senate agree to the same?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Morgan and Mr. Murray, and are as follow, to wit,

YEAS,
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Poe,
Barnitz

Power,
Beale,

Reed,
Biddle,

Rogers,
Forster,

Shannon,
Frailey,

Shearer,
Graham,

Smith,
Hopkins,

I. Weaver,
M-Farland,

Tod, speaker

YEAS.

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NAYS.

NAVS Messrs. Erwin,

Messrs. Ross,

Shoemaker,
Lane,
Morgan,

G. Weaver,

Welles,
Murray,
So it was determined in the affirmative.
The title being agreed to.
Ordered, That said bill be transcribed for a third reading,
On motion of Mr. I. Weaver and Mr. M-Farland,

The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Morgan in the chair, on the resolution, relative to the purchase of certain copies of the new edition of the laws of the United States.'

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

On motion, Said resolution was read the second time considered and adopts. ed, and

On motion,
The following title was prefixed thereto, to wit:

"An act to authorise the purchase and distribution of certain copies of the

new edition of the laws of the United States. Ordered, That said bill be transcribed for a third reading.

The clerk of the House of Representatives being introduced informed, that the House of Representatives have adopted the resolution from Senate, relative to the temporary adjournment, with the following amendment, viz. make • Wednesday the 27th inst.' read Tuesday the 2d day of January next;' in which the concurrence of Senate is requested.

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

On the question,
Will Senate concur in the same?

The yeas and nays were required by Mr, Morgan and Mr. Mur, ray, and are as follow, to wit, YEAS,

YEAS.
Messrs. Baily,

Messrs. Rogers,
Barnitz,

Ross,
Beale,

Shearer,
Forster,

Shoemaker,
Hopkins,

Smith,
M Sherry,

G. Weaver.

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NAYS.
Messrs. Biddle,

Messrs. Graham,
Erwin,

Lane,
Ewing,

M«Farland,
Frailey

Morgan,

NAYS.

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