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A Bill to amend the sixth section of the act of 1836, ch. 19, was read a third time and passed--ayes 12, noes 7.

The ayes and noes being denianded, those who voted in the affirniative were

Messrs. Aiken, Brown, Coe, Gillespy, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneaú, Sevier, Turney, Walton, Yoakum and Speaker Love-12.

Those who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Balch, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Smith, Terry, Warner and Wheeler).

And so said bill passed its third reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

A message froin the House of Representatives by Mr. Crockett their Clerk.

Mr. Speaker: The House of Representatives concur with your resolution to go into the election of a Register for the Mountain District on to-morrow. The Speaker of the House of Representatives dių this day sign an enrolled bill entitled, an Act giving further time for surveying entries and obtaining grants thereon.

And then he withdrew. Whereupon the Speaker of the Senate signed said enrolled bill, and ordered it to be deposited in the office of the Secretary of State.

Mr. Coe introduced

A Bill to increase the salaries of the Supreme Court Judges, which was read a first time, passed, and referred to the committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Wheeler introduced

A Bill to extend the benefits of the act of 1$29 ch. 76, which was read a first and passed.

A Bill further to amend an act entitled, an Act more effectually to subject property in this State belonging to non-resident debtors, to the payment of their debts due citizens of other States, passed 15th Feb. 1836, was read a third time and passed-ayes 1S.

The ayes and noes being demanded, the affirmative voters were Messrs. Balch, Brown, Gillespy, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Hickman, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love--18.

And so said bill passed its third reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

A Bill to amend an act entitled, an Act to incorporate the Hiwassee Rail Road Company passed in 1836, was read a second time and passed.

Mr. Laughlin asked and obtained leave to withdraw for amendment a Bill to incorporate the Bersheba Chalybeate Springs in the county of of Warren.

A Bill for the relief of females, and to authorize the granting of divorces in certain cases being read, Mr. Yoakum moved to amend by striking therefrom the preamble thereto, which motion prevailing, the said bill was therenpon read a third time and passed-ayes 18.

The ayes and noes being demanded those who voted in the affirmative were

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Messrs. Balch, Brown, Gillespy, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love--18.

And so said bill passed its third reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

A Bill to prohibit the practice of permitting slaves to act as if they were free persons of color, was read a third time and passed-ayes 13, noes 6.

The ayes and noes being demanded those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Brown, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Sevier, Smith, Turney, Walton, Warner, Wheeler and Yoakum~12.

Those who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Balch, Gillespy, Jones of Hickman, Reneau, Terry and Speaker Love-6.

And so said bill pased its third reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

A Bill for the relief of Erby Boyd of Bradley county, was taken up.

Mr. Wheeler moved its reference to the committee on claims, which motion was lost.

The said bill was thereupon read a third time and passed—ayes 15, noes 4.

The ayes and noes being demanded those who voted in the affirmMessrs. Brown, Gillespy, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Warner, Walton, Yoakum and Speaker Love--15.

Those who voted in the negative were,
Messrs. Balch, Jones of Hickman, Warner and Wheeler-4.

And so said bill passed its third reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

And then the Senate adjourned,

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TUESDAY MORNING, Dec. 3, 1839. The Speaker presented the report of the Directors of the Lebanon and Sparta Turnpike Company, which was read and ordered to be transmitted to the House of Representatives.

A bill to exempt persons disabled by sickness or other causes from working on public roads, was read a third time and passed--ayes 16, noes 1. The

ayes and noes being demanded, the affirmative voters were Messrs. Ashe, Balch, Brown, Coe, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Walton, Warner, Wheeler and Speaker Love-16.

Mr. Yoakum voting in the negative-l.

And so said bill passed its third and last reading, and was ordered to be transmitted to the House of Representatives.

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A bill to repeal all laws authorizing the printers of newspapers to publish the laws of the State, was read a third time and rejected --ayes 6, noes 15. The ayes and noes being demanded, the affirmative voters were Messrs. Ashe, Brown, Jennings, Sevier, Turney and Walton—6. The negative voters were

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Coe, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Smith, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love--15.

And so said bill was rejected on its third and last reading.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Crockett, their clerk.

Mr. Speaker: The House of Representatives are now ready to receive the Senate in their Hall, for the purpose of going into the election set apart for this day.

And then he withdrew. Whereupon the Speaker and gentlemen of the Senate repaired to the Hall of the House of Representatives, and thereupon the two Houses proceeded, viva voce, under the provisions of the Constitution, to the election of a Register for the Mountain District.

Richard Nelson of the county of White being in nomination, and there being no opposition, those who voted for him were

Messis. Aiken, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Coe, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love-22.

The vote being continued by the House of Representatives, the aggregate vote was for Nelson 89; whereupon the Speaker of the Senate declared Richard Nelson of the county of White to be duly and constitutionally elected.

And thereupon the Speaker and gentlemen of the Senate returned to their own chamber.

Mr. Turney submitted the following: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That this General Assembly adjourn from the town of Nashville to meet at some other place.

On motion of Mr. Gillespy,

Ordered, That the committee on Internal Improvement be discharged from the further consideration of a bill to increase the capital stock of the Nolensville turnpike company,

The said bill was thereupon read a first time and passed.

A bill from the House of Representatives to provide for the payment of twenty-five dollars to Holman and Hollingsworth for services rendered the State, was read a third time and passed-ayes 12, noes 8.

The ayes and noes being demanded by the constitution, the affirmative voters were

Messrs. Aiken Coe, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jennings, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Smith, Warner, Yoakum and Speaker Love 12.

The negative voters were

Messrs. Ishe, Brown, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Sevier, Terry, Walton and Wheeler--S.

And so said bill passed its third reading.

A bill to amend the several laws now in force in this State concerning vastardy, was read a third time and passed-ayes 19.

The ayes and noes being required by the constitution, the affirmative voters were

Messrs. Ashe, Balch, Brown, Coè, Gillespy, Hard wicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Mr. Speaker Love-19.

And so said bill passed its third and last reading, was ordered to be engrossed and transmitted to the House of Representatives.

Mr. Jennings submitted the following:

Whereas, a high tarill, under whatever pretence levied, tends to build up a great system of manufactures, hy taxing the whole people, and especially the people of the planting States, for the benefit of the northern capitalist, and whereas by the inevitable operation of every such law the value of the productive industry of the Southern section of the Union is greatly diminished, and handed over without consideration to another section; and whereas, the same unwise system of taxation has heretofore seduced, and must always seduce the authorities of the Federal Government away from the practice of economy, and into the device of plans for the extravagant expenditure of the public money, therefore

Resolved by the General Assembly of the Siate of Tennessee, That our Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives be requested to resist any attempt which may be made, from whatever quarter it may come, to increase the duties on imported goods beyond the rate fixed by act of Congress passed for that purpose during the session of 1932-3.

Resolved, That the Governor of the State of Tennessee be required to forward a copy of the foregoing preamble and resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

Mr. Laughlin introduced

A Bill to incorporate the Bersheba Chalybeate Springs in Warren county, and proposed an amendment thereto providing for the incorporation of the Bloomingdale Medicinal Springs, in Franklin county, and the Coffee county Medicinal Springs. And the sense of the Senate being thereon had, the said amendment was accepted.

Mr. Aiken moved further to amend, by striking out the words óninety-nine years,' for the purpose of inserting the words ófifty years—the motion prevailed.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln offered an additional section as an amendment to said bill, providing that nothing contained in said bill should be so construed as to authorize either of the corporations to have or exercise the privilege of banking, or of issuing any bill, order, draft or check, or change ticket, intended to be circulated. And the sense of the Senate being thereon had, the said amendment was received.

Mr. Yoakum moved further to amend the said bill by adding thereto the following additional section, to wit:

Be it enacteu, That nothing in this act contained shall be so construed as to deprive the Legislature of this State from altering, amending or repealing all or any part of the same whenever they shall deem the happiness of the country to require it.

Mr. Gillespy moved to annend the said amendment by striking therefrom the word 'happiness,' and substituting in lieu thereof the words 'interest and welfare.'

And thereupon the question was had and determined in the negative-ayes 10, noes 10. The ayes and noes being demanded, the affirmative voters were

Messrs, Aiken, Balch, Coe, Gillespy, Langhlin, Marshall, Reneau, Smith, Warner and Mr. Speaker Love-10.

The negative voters were

Messrs. Ashe, Brown, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Sevier, Turney, Walton Wheeler and Yoakum--10.

And so said proposition was rejected.

Mr. Turney thereupon moved to lay the said amendment on the table.

The question being thereon bad, it was determined in the negative-ayes 7, noes 14. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Aiken, Ashe, Brown, Jennings; Marshall, Reneau and TurThose who voted in the negative were

Messrs. Balch, Coe, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Sevier, Smith, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love-14.

And so said motion was rejected. Mr. Coe thereupon offered the following in lieu of the amendment offered by Mr. Yoakum:

Be it enacted, That this charter may at any time be repealed by a concurrent vote of two-thirds of the General Assembly.

And the sense of the Senate being thereon had, it was rejected.

The question then recurred upon the adoption of Mr. Yoakum's amendment, and being thereon had, it was determined in the affirmative-ayes 13, noes 8.

The ayes and noes being required, those who voted in the affirmative

Messrs. Aiken, Ashe, Balch, Gillespie, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Smith, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Love--13.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Brown, Coe, Jennings, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Turney and Walton--S.

And so said amendment was arcepted.
The said bill was thereupon road as amended a third time and passed.

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