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Mr. Levy gave notice that he will on to-morrow, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Leles. pine, dec'd.

Mr. Tabor gave notice that he will on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an Act to declare Holmes' Creek in Washington County a navigable stream.

Mr. Macon, pursuant to previous notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an Act to amend the Charter of the Tallahassee Rail Road Company; which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow..

Mr. Taylor, pursuant to previous notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled an Act to amend the several acts incorporating the town of Monticello in Jefferson County; which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.

Mr. Wright offered a resolution concerning the tariff of fees; which was read and laid on the table till to-morrow. Mr. Fitzpatrick offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a committee be appointed to wait on the Governor and ascertain from him under what authority a draft from the militia of this Territory has been ordered ; which was twice read, the rule being waived for that purpose, and adopted. Messrs. Fitzpatrick, Macon, and Bryan, were appointed on that committee. On motion of Mr. Read, it is ordered that the said committee have leave to sit during the session of this House. .

Mr. Gilleland from the committee on militia, reported with amendments, a bill entitled an Act lo revive an Act entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to organise and regulate the militia of the Territory of Florida, and to repeal an Act passed 1st day of February 1832 and for other purposes, passed 15th day of January 1836 ; which was read and laid on the table.

A bill entitled an Act to indemnify the people of Florida for losses sustained during the present difficulties with the Seminole Indians, was, on motion of Mr. Levy, postponed until Monday next.

A bill entitled an Act for the relief of the inhabitants of East Florida, was, on motion of Mr. Read, postponed until Monday next.

An engrossed bill entitled an Act to amend an Aet to incorporate the town of Jacksonville, was read the third time and passed, ordered that the title be as before stated.

A bill entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to incorporate a Company to be called the St. Andrews and Chipola Canal Company, was read a second time and refer

red to the committee on Internal Improvements. ; A bill entitled an Act to aid the administration of justice in Monroe County, was read the second time and referred to the Judiciary Committee.

The House then took a recess until 4 o'clock. · The House met at 4 o'clock, and no business occurring, on motion of Mr. Hart, adjourned till to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock.

FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 1837. The House met pursuant to adjournment: a quorum be. ing present, the journal of yesterday's proceedings was read,

Mr. Levy gave notice that he will on some future day, introduce a bill entitled an Act to repeal all laws now in force in this Territory relating to the militia.

Mr. Wood gave notice that he will on some future day, introduce a bill entitled an Act to amend the charter of the St. Joseph and Lake Wimico Canal and Rail Road Company.

Mr. Tabor, pursuant to previous notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an Act to declare Holmes' Creek in Washington County a navigable stream ; which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.

Mr. Levy, pursuant to previous notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an Act for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Delespine, deceased; which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.

On motirn of Mr. Hart, a bill introduced by him concern: ing the militia, was placed among the ordeas of the day,

Mr. Stewart moved to reconsider the vote taken on the question to postpone to the fourth day of July next, the memorial and remonstrance to Congress concerning the annulment of certain acts of the Legislative Council; the yeas and nays being required on said motion by Messrs. Marvin and Macon, were, Yeas: Mr. President, Messrs. Fernandez, Fitzpatrick, Macon Read, Stewart, Wood, and Wright, 8 Nays, Messrs. Brown, Bryan, Fontane, Johnson, Levy, Long, Marvin, Robinson, Tabor, Taylor, and Williams, 11-So said motion is lost.

Mr. Levy offered a resolution concerning the militia; which was read and laid on the table till to-morrow.

Mr. Fitzpatrick, from a select committee, made the following report:

The select committee appointed under the resolution of the House, on yesterday to make inquiry of his Excellency the Governor, have performed that duty, and now report to the

House, that in reply to their inquiries, his Excellency informed them, that the authority under which he ordered a draft of men from the militia of this Territory, was upon the requisition of Gen. Jesup, the commander of the forces in Florida operating against the Seminole Indians. The committee then inquired of his Excellency whether Gen. Jesup had exhibited to him any authority from the President of the United States, and were informed by him that he had seen no authority from the President or the War Department to Gen. Jesup.

R. FITZPATRICK,

Chairman. Which was read and agreed to by the House.

A bill entitled an Act to amend the several acts incorpora, ting the town of Monticello in Jefferson County, was read the second time, and on motion of Mr. Taylor, referred to a committee of the whole House ; the House in committee of the whole look the same into consideration, and after some time the committee rose, and Mr. Fitzpatrick, chairman, reported said bill to the House with amendments, which report was agreed to by the House, and said bill was again read the second time and ordered to be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

A bill entitled, an Act to amend the charter of the Tallahassee Rail Road Company, was read the second time, and ordered to be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

A bill entitled an Act to revive an Act entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to organise and regulate the militia of the Territory of Florida, and to repeal an Act passed first day of February 1832, and for other purposes, was, on motion of Mr. Levy, referred to a committee of the whole, the House in committee took the same into consideration, after some time the committee rose, and Mr. Wright, chairman, reported said bill to the House amended, which report was concurred in ; and said bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading to-morrow.

Mr. Levy asked and obtained leave (the rule being waived for that purpose) to introduce resolutions concerning a draft of the militia ; which was twice read (the rule being for that purpose waived) and on motion of Mr. Read, postponed until to-morrow. · The House then adjourned until tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock.

SATURDAY, Jan. 21, 1837. The House met pursuant to adjournment, and there being no quorum present, the President adjourned the House till Monday 12 o'clock.

MONDAY, Jan. 23, 1837. The House met pursuant to adjournment, a quorum being present, the journals of Friday and Saturday last were read.

Mr. Levy gave notice that he will on some future day, introduce a bill to be entitled an Act to amend the several Acts relating to crimes and misdemeanors, now in force in this Territory.

Also a bill to amend the several Acts relating to Judicial proceedings.

Also a bill to incorporate a College at St. Augustine. Mr. Wright gave notice that he will on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to be entitled an Act to authorise the Bank of Pensacola to change the location of the branch of said Bank at Mariana,

Mi. Levy, pursuant to previous notice, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled an Act to repeal all laws now in force in this Territory relating to the militia ; which was twice read (the rule being waived) and ordered to be engrossed for a third reading on to-morrow.

- Mr. Hart gave notice that he will on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to establish a ferry across the St. Johns River at the Cow ford...

Mr. Read presented the petition of A. M. Alexander and others, praying an Act of incorporation at St. Marks ; which was read and referred to the Judiciary committee. . ,

Mr. Hart presented the petition of Andrew Welch, praying the sole and exclusive privilege of quarrying stone upon the banks of Black Creek, and of selling the same except at St. Augustine; which was read and referred to the committee on Internal Improvements. • Mr. Brown offered a resolution for the final adjournment of this House on the 4th of February next; which was read and laid on the table till to-morrow.

Mr. Wright asked and obtained leave to introduce without, previous notice a bill entitled an Act to amend the charter of the city of Pensacola; which was read and ordered for a second reading to-morrow.

Mr. Read offered sundry resolutions in relation to limiting the time in which appeals may be taken in relation to taxing corporations and in relation to elections; which were read and laid on the table till to-morrow. .

Mr. Read from a select committee made the following report:

The select committee to whom was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to the erection of tomb stones over the graves of Maj. Washington and Lieut. Yer

ger, beg leave to report the accompanying bill. Your committee cannot dismiss the subject to which their attention has been called, without bringing to the recollection of the Council some of the most prominent circumstances connected with the melancholy fate of the two officers to whose memory the first tribute of respect provided for in this bill, is proposed to be paid.

William L. Washington held the commission of Major of Battalion, and Harvy Yerger that of Lieutenant in Armstrong's Brigade of Tennessee Volunteers. Soon after the arrival of the brigade at Tuskegee, Alabama, they were ordered by their chief to repair to this place for the purpose of conferring with the Governor on the subject of arrangements necessary to be made, preparatory to the march of his corps to the relief of this oppressed country. They came the bearers of the glad news, but in the performance of this grateful duty, they subjected themselves to the action of the diseases of the climate, and they soon became victims. They died on the 17th September last. Major Washington was interred in the public grave yard of this city. The ashes of Lt. Yerger repose in the family burial ground at the residence of Col. Butler of this vicinity.

The death of these generous and devoted men spread a gloom over not only the corps to which they belonged, but also affected most deeply the entire portion of population among whom it occurred. We admired their noble and generous patriotism; we are gratified for their services, and your committee would unite with the Governor, and they have no doubt the Council, and with the approbation of the country in the effort to perpetuate the memory of these brave and gallant men..

· LEIGH READ,

Chairman Select Committee.

Which was read and concurred in; and a bill reported by said committee entitled an Act to provide for the erection of tomb stones over the graves of Maj. Washington and Lieut. Yerger; which was read and ordered for a second reading on to-morrow.

A bill entitled an Act to amend the several Acts incorporating the town of Monticello in Jefferson County, was read the third time and passed. Ordered that the title be as above stated.

A bill entitled an Act to amend the charter of the Tallahassee Rail Road Company, was on motion of Mr. Read, postponed until to-morrow.

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