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An act to amend an act entitled "an act to incorporate a company to be called the Lake Wimico and St. Joseph's canal company passed February 11th 1835.”
An act entitled, an act to declare Fenholoway river, in Madison county a navigable stream.
An act to establish an academy on the lands of John A. Wiley of Leon county.
An act to make permanent the county site of Hamilton coun. ty.
An act entitled, an act to repeal part of the fifth section of an act entitled “an act to make permanent the county seat of Madison county,” and for other purposes.
An act :o organize a Regiment in the county of Columbia to be called the 'Twelveth Regiment. An act to authorize and permit
. John MʻLemore to build a bridge across the Suwannee river, at the Gadsden Spring on said river.
An act to legitimate and change the name of G. W. Carter,
An act to fix the place of holding the superior and county courts in and for the county of Alachua.
An act to authorize Jared P. Barbor to establish a serry a. cross the St. Mary's river.
An act to authorize Thomas Cooper to establish a serry across the Escambia river.
An act to authorize William M. Lofton to establish a ferry across the Eastern arm of St. Andrews Bay.
An act to amend an act entitled "an act to amend an act entitled an act to organize and regulate the militia of the Ter. ritory of Florida, and to repeal an act passed 1st day of February 1832, and for other purposes.'
An act to authorize the county court of Escambia county, to admit to probate the last will and testament of Antonio Villaverde deceased.
An act to authorize a county to be called Dade county.
An act in additior to an act entitled - an act to establish & regulate the rates of Pilotage for the St. John's and Nassau. river.
An act fo- the settlement of certain claims therein stated.
An act to repeal an act to authorize John M. Wright to establish a ferry on the Ocklocknee viver.
An act to amend the several acts now in force relating to roads, highways and bridges.
An act for the relief of James Stewart.
An act to incorporate the Pensacola Steam Saw-mill company.
JOHN H. EATON. Which was read.
A bill entitled, “an act for the relief of the Central Bank of Florida,” was read the third time and passed. ordered that the tidle be as before stated.
A bill entitled, an act supplemental to the several acts relating to the Bank of West Florida,” was taken from the or. ders of the day : mr. Duval nioved to postpone the consideration of said bill until the first day of September next: the yeas and nays being required on said motion by messrs. Morton & Brown, were Yeas mr. President, messrs. Berthelot, Dennis,
Downing, Duval, Higginbotham, Holloman, Hunter, Johnson, Kenan, Macon, M'Neil and Wood—13. Nays messrs. Blount Brown of Columbia, Brown of Jackson, Burritt, M'Cants, Morton, Ramsey, Smith, Tabor and Walker-10. So said motion prevailed, and said bill is lost.
A bill entitled, “an act to incorporate the East Florida Silk company, was taken up, mr, Duval moved to postpone the consideration thereof until the first day of September next : the yeas and nays being required on said motion, by messrs. Downing and Duval, were Yeas mr. President, messrs. Berthelot, Brown of Columbia, Dennis, Downing, Duval, Higginbotham, Holloman, Hunter, Johnson, Kenan, M'Cants and M'Neil-13. Nays messrs. Blount, Brown of Jackson, Burritt, Macon, Morion, Ramsey, Smith, Tabor, Walker and Wood-10. So said motion prevailed and said bil is lost.
Sundry resolutions reported by mr. Wood in relation to the Portrait of General Washington were again read: the Year and Nays being required on the passage, by messrs. Dowuing and Johnson, were Yeas mr. President, messrs. Berthelot, Blount, Brown of Jackson, Burritt, Dennis, Duval, Holloman, Johnson, Kenan. Macon, M'Cants, Morton, Rainsey, Smith, Tabor, Walker and Wood—18. Nays messrs. Brown of Go lumbia, Downing, Higginbotham, Hunter and M'Neil-5. So said resolutions are passed.
The House went into committee of the whole on a bill enti1led, "an act providing for the more effectual defence of the Territory of Florida,” after some time spent therein the committee rose, and mr. Blount therefrom reported said bill to the House with amendments; which were concurred in, and said bill was read the second time, and on motion of mr. Smith ordered to be referred to a select committee: messrs. Smith, Morton and M'Cants, were appointed thereon.
The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole or a bill entitled, an act to incorporate the St. Joseph insurance company,” after some time spent therein, the cominitiee rose, and mr. Burritt iherefrom reported said bill to the House a. mended : which report was concurred in, and said bill was read the second and third time (the rule being waived) and passed: ordered that the title be as before stated.
The House resolved itself into committee of the whole on a bill entitled, “an act incorporating the Bank of St. Joseph," after some time spent therein the committee rose, and mr. Du. val therefrom reported said bill to the House amended : which report was concurred in, and said bi:l was read the second and third time (the rule being waived); the yeas and nays being required on its passage by messrs. Brown of Jackson and Tabor, were Yeas mr. President, messrs. Berthelot, Brown of Columbia, Burritt, Dennis, Downing, Johnson, Kenan, Macon, M’Cants, M'Neil, Morton, Ramsey, Smith, Walker and Wood -16. Nays messrs. Brown of Jackson, Duval, Higginbotham and Tabur _4. So said bill is passed : ordered that the title be as before stated.
The House in committee of the whole again took under consideration a bill entitled, “ an act to amend an act to incorpo. rate a company called the St. Andrews and Chipola canal com. „pany," passed the third day of February, 1832, after some
time spent therein the commitice rose, and mr. Morton there. fi'oin reported said bill iw the House, mill the enactiver plante stricken out, which repori wis Concurca in by the Horsk, il. i? said bill is losi.
A bill enliiled, "an act to amend an act to relatieprocecil ings in Chancerv, aproveit Nov. 71.1 1323," was reai the 3.1 time; the veas and ways beine requiread on is pr-s!9n boy messrs Diival and Downing, more Yens messis. Bioul, Bura rilt, Dennis, Duval, Johnson, Kenali, Macon, NC311, NPIton and Wroil-10. Nays mr. President, messis. Bertelni, Bruin of Columbia, Brown of Juckson, Dy, Hivvin butham, M'Neil, Ramsey, Smith, Tabor and Walkei-11. So said bill is lost.
A bill entitled, “an act to amend an 81.10provide for the more effectual collection of the reverie, and for other puro poses,” was again read and ordered for a third reading on 10
mr. President laid before the House the following Executive message:
EXECUTIVE OFFICE, ?
Tallahassce, Eeb. 12, 1896. To the Legislative Council :
I nominate the following gentlemen to fill the respective offices atrael:edd 10 their names.
Port Wardens, Sl. Marks.-John G. Puiman.
Justices of the Peace.- William Bidii, Benjamin Mauring, Hillery Whiteliurst, Cornelius Beslex, B:ril:y llinn, Elias E. Blackburn, William Gorm:n, Geroe Jolson.
WALTON COUNTY. Juslices of the Peace. - Julio $4, Du vil, Richard J. Compton, Peter H. Sieel, James Vaugh:1), Aksider Turner, Swaiu Gillis, Neal M Pherson, Angus Cimboll, Jubo L. I'Lemore, M'Rae Williams, Alexia M'Lcari.
NASSAU COUNTY. Justices of the Peace --Joseplik. Prevait, James Sparkman, John D. Braddick, Lher Tyson, John Middlewu, Daniel Vaughan, Francis Rudolpiti.
Nolary Public.- Alin A, Bushi
HAMILTON COUNTY. Justices of the Peace.:-Simon Hall, Alexander Martin, Jas. T. Stewart.
WASHINGTON COUNTY. Justices of the Peace.—Levi F, Miller, John M. Long, Elijah Robbins, Lemuel C. Bains.
Natory Public.—John W. Bush.
Justices of the Peace.—Robert H. Stewart, Daniel Buie, Joseph P. Smith, William B. M'Call, John Buie Seniour, Banks Metcham, Benjamin B. Hawks, Slockly Sadbury, Daniel L. Kinnon.
Auctioneer.-James M. Nixon.
ST. JOHN'S COUNTY. Justices of the Peace.- Pedro Benet, Antonio Alvarez, Lot Clark, James Gould. Notary Public.-Benjamin A. Putman, George L. Philips.
FRANKLIN COUNTY. Judge of the County Court.-A. K. Allison. Port Wardens for Appalachicola.-D. B. Wood, E. W. Doubleday, Nelson Hawley, E. Wood, James Black.
Port Wardens for the City of St. Joseph's.-Warham Crumn. well
, H. R. Wood, Robert Beverage, Hezekiah Smith, Thom. as Bertram.
Notary Public.—Warham Crumnwell, H. R. Wood. Justices of the Peace. Hezekiah Smith, Joseph B. Lockey, Hamlin V Snell, Orin Marsh, Phineas Laprade, James Evans, William Davis, Ira Scot. Auctioneer-LS Chittonden.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Justices of the Peace-William Bunce, John Warren, Joshua Stafford.
MONROE COUNTY. Justices of the Peace-Lewis F Breaker, Amos C Tift, Charles M Wells. Auctioneers—John P Goldwin, William H Wall.
DADE COUNTY. Justices of the Peace-William Cooley, Lemuel Otis, Wm Whitehead,
Auctioneers—Wm Cooley, Wm H Fletcher, Wm Whitehead Notary Public-Charles Howe
ESCAMBIA COUNTY Judge of the County Court-Charles Evans Justices of the Peace-Samuel Patterson, Elijah Gaylor, David J M Cravy, Benjamin F Kennedy, Joseph Forsyth, Joseph E Caro, Henry J. Wiggins, John Hunt.
Inspectors of Lumber-Hanson Kelly, Francis de la Rua,
Port Wardens for Pensacola–Hanson Kelly, John Campbell, Henry Michelet, John B Foster, Charles Le Baron, Auctioneer-Clemont Ramos
Notary Public—John Warren
JOHN H EATON Whereupon the House went into secret session, and advised and consented to the nominations therein made, when the door was again opened. The House then adjourned until to morrow at 10 o'clock.
Saturday, February 13. 'The House met pursuant to adjournment, a quorum being present, the journal of yesterday's proceedings was read.
The following communication was received from His Excellency the Governor :
February 13th 1836 To the Legislative Council :
I nominate to the Council : Charles Austin, to be treasurer,
of Florida. Thomas Brown, to be auditor, Willis Alston, to be commissioner of the Tallahassee Fund.
JOHN H. EATON. On which the House went into secret session, and aster having advised in said nominations and consented to the two first. the last was laid on the table; the doors were again opened.
mr. Wood presented the petition of Sarah B. Shelton for a divorce, which was referred to a select committee; messrs. Wood, Morton, Downing and Brown of Columbia, were thereon appointed, with instructions to report by bill or otherwise.
mr. Duval offered the following resolutions :
Resolved by the Legislative Council, That our Delegate be requested to obtain an appropriation for procuring for the tere ritory, a condensed revised cride of the Statute Laws of Florida, and that the Governor explain to our Delegate the cause and reason why a future application becomes necessary; if said appropriation be obtained, the Governor be authorized to contract for its compilation and the prinung of the same.
Which was read and ordered to be placed among the orders for a second reading to day.
mr. Wood from the conimittee on Banks made the following report:
The committee on Banks to whom was referred the annual statements of the Union Bank of Florida, the Central Bank of Florida, and the Bank of Pensacola, beg leave to report:
That upon a careful examina:ion of the several statements (here:o appended) it appears that the affairs of those institu