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man, Jones of Lincoln, Love, Marshall, Sevier, Turney, Walton, Warner, Wheeler and Yoakum- 15.

And so said motion was rejected.

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 for the purpose of going into the election of a Senator to the Congress of the United States.

And then he withdrew. Whereupon the Speaker and Centlemen of the Senate repaired to the hall of the Ilouse of Representatives, and thereupon the two Houses proceeded viva voce to the election of said officer.

Mr. Love the Senator from the county of Henry, put in nomination the Hon. Felix Grundy, and there being no other nomination,

Senators who voted for Mr. Grundy were Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love, Smith, Turney, Walton, Warner, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Coe--15.

Messrs. Anderson and Terry voting for Mr. Marshall of the county of Williamson. Mr. Ashe for Valentine Sevier of the county of Carroll

. Mr. Brown for Thomas R. Jennings of the county of Davidson. Mr. Frey for Paulding Anderson of the county of Wilson. Mr. Jennings for H. H. Brown of the county of Perry. Mr. Marshall for Henry Frey of the county of Robertson. Mr. Reneau for Geo. W. Gaines of the county of Knox, and Mr. Sevier for Lewis Reneau of the county of Sevier.

The voting being continued by the House of Representatives, it appeared that the aggregate vote was for Mr. Grundy fifty-seven votes scattering thirty-nine.

Whereupon the Speaker of the Senate declared the Honorable Felis Grundy duly and constitutionally elected Senator to the Congress of the United States, from this State for the term of six years from the 4th of March last.

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

Whereupon Mr. Brown moved an adjournment until Monday morning 9 o'clock.

And the question thereon being had, it was determined in the affirmative-ayes 12, noes 11. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Aiken, Asho Balch, Brown, Gillespy, Ilardwicke, Love, Reneau, Sevier, Terry, Turney, and Wheeler--12.

The negative voters were Messrs. Anderson, Frey, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Marshall, Smith, Walton, Yoakum and Mr. Speaker Coe 11.

And then the Senate adjourned.

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MONDAY MORNING, Dec. 16, 1839. Mr. Yoakum from the committee on education and common schools, to whom was referred a bill to distribute the academy fund, and for other purposes, reported that the committee have had the same under consideration, think it reasonable, and had instructed him to recommend its passage.

On motion of Mr. Jones of Lincoln, the said report and bill were ordered to the table.

Nr. Yoakum, from the committee on public lands, to whom was referred a biil making compensation to John C. Bl’Lemore for certain val. uable record books, now in the Socretary's office, reported that the committee have had the same under consideration, think its provisions reasonable, and had instructed him to report an amendment thereto, and with the amendment to recommend its passage.

Mr. Yoakın also reported that the committee have had under consideration a bill to prevent fran:ls in entoring and selling lands previously appropriated, and recommend an amendment thereto, and with the amendment the passage of the bill.

The conimittee have also had under consideration a resolution directory to the Secretary of State, and had instructed him to report a bill embracing the subject matter of the said resolution.

On motion of lIr. Jones of Lincoln, the said report and bills were ordered to the tablo.

Mr. Jones or Lincoln presented the memorial of Wm. F. Smith, and one hundred and nine other citizens oi' the county of Lincoln, asking State patronage, by means of premiums and bounties, to be extended to persons encarrechin the growth and manufacture of silk in this state, which was real, and on his motion referred to the committee on agriculture and manufactures.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution from the House of Representatives requiring the Banks to resume the payment of specie.

Mr. Yoakum moved to lay the said resolutions and amendments on the table.

And thereupon the question was had and determined in the negativemayes 7, noes 15. The ayes and noes being demanded those who voted in the atlirmative were

Messrs. Gillespy, Jones of Hickman, Laughlin, Love, Smith Yoakum and Speaker Coe-7.

Those who voted in the normative were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Trev, Ilardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, NÍarshall, Reneau, Sevier, Terry; Turney, Walion and Wheeler----15.

And so said motion was rejected.

Mr. Gillespy therenpon olered the following amendment to the ori. ginal resolution, to wit:

Resolved further, That the President and Directors of the Bank of Tennessee be, and they are hereby directed to curtail their discounts and contract their loans, and contract their accommodations at the prin.

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cipal bank at Nashville until the loans of said bank to the citizens of Davidson county shall not exceed the amount of loans to which said county is entitled upon the basis of the qualified voting population thereof, compared with the same in other counties of this Siate.

Mr. Jennings moved the indefinite postponement of the foregoing amendment.

Mr. Yoakum moved to lay the original resolution, together with all amendments proposed, on the table, and make them the order of the day for Thursday next.

And thereupon the question was had and determined in the negative-ayes 6, noes 16. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the ailirmative were

Messrs. Gillespy, Laughlin, Love, Wheelcr, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-6.

The negative voters were,

Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Frey, Hardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Sunith, Turney and Walton-16.

And so said motion was rejected.

Whereupon Mr. Jennings moved to lay the said resolutions and amendments on the table. And the sense of the Senate being thereon had, the said motion prevailed.

A bill to incorporate the Nashville and White's Creek Springs turnpike road, was on motion of Mr. Jennings taken up and read.

Mr. Yoakum offered the following as an amendment thereto,--to wit:

Be it enacted, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prevent the Legislature of the State, at any time hereafter, from altering, modifying or repealing the same whenever they may deem the public welfare to require it. And thereupon the question was had and determined in the

negative--ayes 5, noes 16. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Jones of Lincoln, Wheeler and Yoakam-5. The negative voters were, Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Gillespy, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Love, Marshall. Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton and Speaker Coe-16.

And so said amendmont was rejected.

Mr. Smith asked and obtained leave to withdraw for amendment a bill to protect the owners of mills in the enjoyment of their just rights.

Mr. Laughlin returned with sundry amendinents, which were accepted, a bill to establish the county of Van Buren.

The said bill was read a third time and passe laves 22, noes 1.

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

Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Frey, Gillesity, Hardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love,

Marshall, Reneau, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-22.

Mr. Sevier voting in the negative-1.

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

On motion of Mr. Jennings, the Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution from the Ilouse of Representatives requiring the several banks of this State to resume specie payments.

The question recurred upon the amendment of Mr Gillespy, and being had thereon was determined in the affirmative--ayes 12, noes 11.

The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirma. tive were

Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love, Turney, Wheeler and Yoakum--12.

The negatire voters were

Messrs. Ashe, Brown, Frey, Jennings, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Walton and Speaker Coe-11.

And so said amendment was received. Whereupon Mr. Terry moved a reconsideration of the said vote on Mr. Gillespy's amendment, which motion prevailed.

Mr. Yoakum then moved to lay the said resolution and amendment on the table.

And thereupon the question was had and determined in the nega. tive--ayes 3, noes 21. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Ilardwicke, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-3.

The negative voters were · Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Frey, Gillespy, Jenninys, Jones of Hickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton and Wheeler-21.

And so said motion was rejected.

Mr.Jennings thereupon otiered the following as an amendment thereto, to wit:

Resolved, That the Directory of said Bank shall not consider this resolution as instructing them to make collections in the county of Davidson in a manner and to an extent that will tend to oppress the citizens of said county, and to make an invidious distinction between the indebted class of the people there and the same class in other portions of the State.

Mr. Hardwicke thereupon moved to refer the whole to the committee on Banks.

Mr. Anderson moved to lay Mr. Hardwicke's motion on the tableand the sense of the Senate being thereon had, the said proposition was rejected.

The question then recurred upon the motion of Mr. Hardwicke to refer, and being thereon had it was determined in the negative-ayes, 11, noes 2.

The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Hickman, Laughhin, Love, Smith, Wheeler, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-11.

The negative voters were,

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Brown, Frey, Jennings, Jones of Lincoln, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Terry, Turney and Walton-12.

And so said motion was rejected.

The question was then had upon the amendment of Mr. Jennings and determined in the negative-ayes 3, noes 20.

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

Messrs. Jennings, Marshall, and Reneau.
The negative voters were

Messrs. Aiken, Anderson, Ashe, Balch, Brown, Frey, Gillespy, Hardwicke, Jones of Thickman, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love, Sevier, Smith, Terry, Turney, Walton, Wheeler, Yoakum and Mr. Speaker Coe-20.

And so said amendment was rejected.
Mr. Jennings thereupon offered the following:

Resolved, That instructions similar in object to those given in the preceding resolution to the Directors of the principal Bank of Tennessee be, and are hereby given to each and every one of the branches of said bank, so that the loans of the institution be equalized throughout all the counties of the State.

Mr. Turney thereupon moved the indefinite postponement of the resolution and amendments.

And thereupon the question was had, and determined in the affirmative-ayes 13, noes 10. The ayes and noes being demanded, those who voted in the affirmative were

Messrs. Anderson, Ashe, Frey, Hardwicke, Jennings, Jones of Hickman, Marshall, Reneau, Sevier, Smith, Turney, Walton and Wheeler-13.

Those who voted in the negative were,

Messrs. Aiken, Balch, Brown, Gillespy, Jones of Lincoln, Laughlin, Love, Terry, Yoakum and Speaker Coe-10.

And so said motion prevailed.

Mr. Jones of Lincoln introduced a Bill directory to the Secretary of State; wbich was read a first time and passed.

Mr. Gillespy submitted the following:

Whereas, it is not a just policy of the General Assembly to countenance and indulge on the part of any banking incorporation or incorporations of this State or any other, or further or greater privileges not expressly granted by their charter or charters, than are extended or allowed by law to private citizens. Therefore,

Be it resolved, That the Bank of Tennessee and its branches, the Planters Bank of Tennessee and its branches, the Union Bank of Tennessee and its branches, and the Farmers and Merchant's Bank of Memphis be, and they are hereby severally directed to suspend the col

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