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Mr. Hacker moved
The adoption of the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to revise the statutes concerning wills and testaments, and the administration of intestates' estates, and that said committee shall have power to appoint and employ a clerk to assist them in the performance of that duty.”

On motion of Mr. Hacker,

Ordered, That the rule of the Senate be dispensed with, and the resolution be now considered.

Mr. Reilley moved

To amend the resolution by striking out all after the word 'estates' in the fifth line,

Which was not agreed 10.
The question then recurring on the adoption of the resolution,
It was decided in the affirmative,
Ayes 25, noes 9.
Those voting in the affiimative are

Messrs. Allen, of Greene, Allen, of McLean, Borrough, Craig, Edwards, Hackelton, Ilacker, Hamlin, McLaughlin, O‘Rear, Owen, Parker, Parrislı, Pruyne, Ross, Servant, Stadden, Turney, Vance, Warren, Weatherford, Whiteside, of Monroe, Whiteside, of Pope, Wight, and Wood.

In the negative

Messrs. Bond,Browning, Lane, Maxwell, Mi!chell, Murray, Noel, Reilley, and Thomas.

A message from the Council of Revision by Mr. Owings their secretaryMr. SPEAKER:

The Council of Revision have approved bills of the following titles, viz:

An act to locate a state road from Salem to Chester;">

“An act to authorize Thomas Reynolds and Elisla Seymour to build a toll bridge across the Kaskaskia river at Farming on in the couniy of Si. Clair;">

“ An act 10 vacate a part of the state road leading from Rushville in Schuyler county to Commerce in Hancock county;" and

He withdrew.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Prickett their clerk MR. SPEAKER:

The House of Representatives have concurred with the Senate in :heir amendments to the bills from the House of Representatives entitled

“An act to locate a state road from Peoria in Peoria county to Knoxville in Knox county, and for other purposes;" and

"An act to locate and establish a state road from the state line of Indiana to Catfish Point in the county of Edgar."

They have also concurred with the Senate in their amendment to the title of said last mer.tioned bill.

They have also concurred with the Senate in the adoption of the resolution reported by the joint select committee appointed to investigate the affairs, condition, &c. of the State Bank of Illinois, as amen. ded by the Senate.

They have refused to concur with the Senate in their amendment to the bill from the House of Representatives entitled

"An act to incorporate the Jerseyville Hotel Company."
And he withdrew.
On motion of Mr. Turney,
Ordered, That the Senate take a recess until 2 o'clock, P. M.

Two o'clock, P. M..

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment,

Mr. Parrish introduced two several petitions of sundry citizens of the county of Franklin praying a re-location of that part of the state road leading from Vienna to Frankfort, that lies within Franklin county,

Which was,
On his motion,

Referred to the same select committee to which was referred the bill from the House of Representatives on that subject.

Mr. Parker, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled

"An act to limit the jurisdiction of justices of the peace in civil suits,”

Which was read, and
Ordered to a second reading.
Mr. Allen, of McLean, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled
"An act to vacate parts of certain roads,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
Mr. Mitchell, on leave given, introduced a bill entitled
"An act to establish a state road therein ramed,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading.
On motion of Mr. Murray,

The bill providing for the payment of sundry persons for labor, &c upon the new stale house, and the accompanying report made by the select committee who had reported said bill which had heretofore been laid on the table,

were taken up.
Mr. Servant moved
Toat the said report be laid on the table, and printed,
Which was not agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Siadden,

The vote just taken upon laying on the table and printing said report was reconsidered, and thereupon,

The question recurring upon said motion, It was decided in the negative, Ayes 17, noes 18. Those voting in the affirmative areMessrs. Bond, Craig, Hackelton, Hamlın, Lane, McLaughlin, Noel, OʻRear, Parker, Parrish, Pruyne, Ross, Servant, Turney, Warren, Whiteside, of Pope, and Wigh:.

In the negative

Messrs. Allen, of Greene, Allen, of McLean, Borrough, Browning, Butler, Hacker, Herndon, Mills, Mitchell, Murray, Owen, Reilley, Stadden, Thomas, Vance, Weatherford, Whiteside, of Monroe, and Mr. Speaker.

On motion of Mr. Servant,
Ordered, That the report lie on the table.
On motion of Mr. Browning,

The said bill was amended by striking out the second section, and inserting the following in lieu thereof, viz:

“That the several sums appropriated in the first section of this bill shall, when paid, be in full for all materials furnished, money advanc. ed, and work or labor done, to and upon said state house up to this time, and that no further allowance shall ever hereafter be made for the same to any person whatever.” Mr. Whiteside, of Monroe, moved

That the bill be committed to a committee of the whole, and made the order of the day for Monday next,

Which was not agreed to.
Mr. Servant moved

That the said bill be further amended by striking out of the first section so much thereof as makes an appropriation of $748 904 10 William Linn,

Which was not agreed to. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed for a third reading as amended. The engrossed bills of the following titles, viz: "An act to amend an act entitled an act to lay out a state road therein named;"

"An act for the relief of the sheriff of Shelby county;"

“An act to establish a state road from Meacham's ferry in Piko county to Carlinville in Macoupin county;"

“An act declaring the road leading from Peoria to Knoxville a state road;

"An act to provide for the election of additional justices of the peace and constables in the counties of Warren and Knox;"

“An act to incorporate ihe stockholders of the Pittsfield and Missis. sippi Rail Road Company;"

Were severally read a third time, and
Passed.

Ordered, That the titles be respectively as aforesaid, and that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage of said bills, and ask ikeir concurrence therein.

The bill from the House of Representatives entitled

“An act change a part of the state road from Shelbyville to the Wa. bash,"

Was read the third time, and
Passsed.

Ordered, That the title of said bill be as aforesaid, and that the secretary inform the house of representatives of the passage of said bill.

The bills from the House of Representatives of the following titles, viz:

"An act to locate a state road from Shelbyville in Shelby county. via Urbanna in Champaigne county to intersect the state road lead. ing from Danville to Chicago;"

An act for a state road from Utica in Fulton connty to Farming. ton," and

“An act to locate a state road from Charleston to Springfield;" Were severally read a third time, and

Passed as amended. · Ordered, That that the titles be respectively as aforesaid and that the secretary inform the House of Representatives of the passage of said bills, and ask their concurrence in the amendments of the Senate therelo.

The bills from the House of Representatives entitled
"An act to incorporate the Pekin Hotel Company,"
Was read a thlrd time, and
On motion of Mr. Hackelton,
Laid on the table.
Ou motion,
The Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, January 28, 1837.

Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Bond introduced the petition of Thomas B. Amick, administrator of John Omelvany, deceased, praying relief,

Which was read, and
On his motion,
Referred to the committee on the judiciary.
Mr. Hackelton, from the committee on enrolled bills,
Reported as correctly enrolled, bills of the following titles, viz:

" An act to locate a state road from Peoria in Peoria county to Knoxville in Knox county, and for other purposes;".

"An act authorizing the School Commissioner of the county of Cook to pay over to the Commissioner of the county of Will her proportion of the School Fund,"

“An act for the relief of the infant heirs of Ezekiel Good, dec'd;"

“An act to incorporate the Whitehall and Albany Turnpike Road Company;"

“An act for a state road from Peoria in Peoria county to Quincy in Adams county;" and

The resolutions on the subject of Domestic Slavery.

Mr. Browning, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill from the House of Representatives entitled

“An act to amend an act entitled an act for the limitation of actions, and for avoiding vexatious law suits,"

Reported said bill back with an amendment, Which was read, and Concurred in, and said bill was Ordered To a third reading as amended. Mr. Whiteside, of Monroe, from the committee on petitions to which was referred the petition of sundry citizens of Hamilton county praying the passage of a law to authorize William Hanson to retail goods throughout the state without payment of license,

Reported a bill entitled
“An act for the relief of William Armstrong and William Hanson,"
Which was read, and
Ordered To a second reading. :

Mr. Whiteside, of Monroe, from the committee on petitions to which was referred the bill entitled

“An act for the relief of William Armstrong," Reported said bill back without amendment, and Recommended its rejection, whereupon

The question was put upon ordering said bill to be engrossed for a third reading, and

Decided in the negative,

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