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maetsburg in the state of Maryland, to intersect the Chambersburg and Bedford turnpike road, at or near Loudontown in FrankLin county, which was read the first time.

Mr. Forster from the committee appointed for the purpose on the 21st December, reported a bill, entitled

• An act to enable the executors of Walter Clark, deceased, ta convey a certain tract of land, which was read the first time.

Mr. Welles from the committee to whom was referred on the 9th inst. the petition of sundry inhabitants of Bradford county, on leave given, reported a bill, entitled

"A supplement to the act, entitled, an act to encourage the killing of wolves,' which was read the first time.

The bill, entitled An act authorizing the Governor to incorporate a company to make an artificial road from Martin Regars in Cambria county, to intersect the road from the bank of the river opposite Harrisburg to Pittsburg, at or near Greensburg,' 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 extend the boundaries of Columbia county,' was read the third time, and

On the question, Shall this bill pass ? The yeas and nays were requi:ed by Mr. Shoemaker and Mr. Graham, and are as follow, to wit.

YEAS.
Messrs. Baily,

Beale,
Ewing,

Forster,
!" Frailey,

Graham,
Hopkins,
Lane,

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NAYS.

NAYS.

Messrs. Barnitz,

Messrs. Murray,
Biddle,

Power,
Erwin,

Rogers,
Jarrett,

Ross,
Lowrie,

Shearer,
Maghee,

Smith,
M-Sherry,

G. Weaver,
Morgan, but

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So it was determined in the affirmative.

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The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act confirming the proceedings of the commissioners of the county of Pike,' 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 the former without, and the latter with an amendment, in which the concurrence of that house is requested.

The amendment was, To insert after the word · Pike' in line 8, these words so far as the same would have been lawful, if the said county of Pike had not been erected,'

Agreeably to order,

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole Mr. Barnitz in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled "An act concerning the patenting of lands.'

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

Agreeably to order,

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

• An act to authorize the purchase of certain copies of Smith's edition of the laws of Pennsylvania."

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

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

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

An act directing the Secretary of the Commonwealth to de. liver to Thomas Spangenberger one set of Smith's edition of the laws of Pennsylvania, and sundry other books.'

"An act for the erection of a transcribing office for the House of Representatives.?

And informed, That the House of Representatives have concurred in the amendment by Senate, to the amendments by the House of Re. presentatives, to the bill, entitled

• An act to repeat certain parts of an act, entitled, an act for erecting the town of York in the county of York into a borough, for regulating the buildings, preventing nuisances and encroach ments

on the commons, squares, streets, lanes and alleys of the same, and for other purposes therein mentioned, as well as of the *ct supplementary thereto..

The bills presented for concurrence were severally read the first time.

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

* An act authorizing Elizabeth Deal and Charles Albrecht etecutors of the last will and testament of Jacob Deal deceased, to sell and convey the estate therein mentioned.'

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

On motion,
Said, bill was read the second time, considered by section and
agreed to.

Ordered, That it be prepared for a third reading: 2 Adjourned until 10 o'clock on Monday morning.

MONDAY, January 15, 18t6.

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Mr. Poe presented a petition from sundry inhabitants of Frank lin and Adams counties, praying that a law may be passed authorizing the incorporation of a company to make a turnpike road from the Maryland line near Emmetsburg by the way of Mensors? Gap, to intersect the western turnpike at or near Loudontown in Franklin county; and

The same was read and referred to the committee of the whole when they shall have under consideration the bill on that subject.

Mr. Ewing asked and obtained leave to withdraw from the files of the present session, the petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Chester and Delaware, relative to the increase of banking institutíons and bank paper in this commonwealth.

The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act to authorize the purchase of certain copies of Smith's edition of the laws of Pennsylvania,' was read the third time, and *0_On the question,

Shall this bill pass ?
The yeas and nays were required by Mr. Frailey and Mr, Gra-
ham, and are as follow, to wit,
YEAS.

YEAS,
Messrs. Baily,

a Messrs. Lowrie, Barnitz,

Maghee, ? Beale,

Marland,
Erwin,

Morgan,
Graham,

Poe, 1: Hopkins,

Power,
Jarrett.

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NAYS.

YEAS.

YEAS.
Messrs. Ross,

Messrs. G. Weaver,
Shannon,

1. Weaver,
Shearer,

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XAYS.
Messrs. Biddle,

Messrs. M-Sherry,
Ewing,

Murray,
Forster,

Reed,
Frailey,

Shoemaker,
Lane,

Welles,

10. So it was determined in the affirmative. The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

* An act authorizing Elizabeth Deal and Charles Albrecht executors of the last will and testament of Jacob Deal, deceased, to sell and convey the estate therein mentioned,' was read the third time, and

Résolved, 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, the former with, and the latter without amendment, in which the concurrence of that house is requested.

The amendment was, To strike out four hundred copies' and insert two hundred eopies. The bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

An act concerning the patenting of lands,' 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.

Agreeably to order,

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

An act to provide for the erection of two arsenals, purchasing feld ordnance and rifles.'

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. Forster in the chair, on the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

• An act authorizing the appointment of an additional auctioneer within the city and liberties of Philadelphia.'

And after some time, The committee rose and reported the first section of the bill negatived.

On the question, : Will Senate agree to said report? It was determined in the negative.

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On motion, the Senate proceeded to the second reading of said bill, which was considered by section and agreed to. Ordered, That it be prepared for a third reading.

Agreeably to order, com as cores bar The rule for going into a committee of the whole being in this case dispensed with, the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled

baltisada 05 * A supplement to an act, entitled, an act to enable the Governor to incorporate a company for making an artificial road beginning at the intersection of the Egypt road with the Ridge turnpike road, two miles above Norristown in the county of Montgomery, from thence to Pawlings ford bridge over the river Schuylkill, was read the second time, considered by section and agreed to. Ordered, That said bill be prepared for a third reading. 90

Agreeably to order, det blir The Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, Mr. Frailey in the chair, on the bill, entitled 3 ***

An act for the regulation of the market in the borough of Eas. ton in the county of Northampton, and for other purposes therein mentioned.no

And after some time, The committee rose, reported progress and asked leave to sit again; which was not granted.

Whereupon, on motion, Ordered, That said bill be re-committed to the committee who brought in the same.

Adjourned until 10 o'clock to-morrow morning. 140 *

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TUESDAY, January 16, 1816.

Mr. Morgan presented the petition of the inspectors of the Philadelphia prison, praying that the present debtors apartment may be converted into a prison for the reception of untried pri.. soners charged with crimes, vagrants, &c. and that the new prison in Arch street may be assigned to persons confined for debt; and

Said petition was read and referred to Mr. Morgan, Mr. Welles, Mr. Lowrie, Mr. Ross and Mr. G. Weaver.

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

. An act incorporating the Whitestown Manufacturing Com. pany

He returned 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 Spring House tavern in Montgomery county, to:

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