North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Chronam.
-ibut we point ucb to the Wprjf pf bes
ran Tats, and ihe conduct of offic holders for
i lw proof of what : we si f . Jontsparo (Terui.j
The bill appropriating one tlionsand dol
lars year, for fite year,',to purchase i h"
hiirj JorUhe Stato was taken op, rejected,
leconsiicred, on motion of Mr jWilsun ; on
motion of filrw Bpruul, amended and passed
Mr : Hilt introduced the Blemnrial of the
President and Directors of the Wilmington
'arldBaleigh Rail Road Company, tprayieg
Ibo Legislature lo grant them loan. Re
: ferred; v- ;'; ;j -;j
..Tne bill to prevent betting on elections,
-passed its third reading, to to IC. and . was
bordered to be engrossed ll 1
, The bill to authorise the constidction of
the Raleigh and Western Tarnpike Boad
vis" read I he second time, amended on mo
tion of Mr. Clingman, and postponed until
:TesdaVJ next. ' ; , V - j
: MrVSbepard inlrodoced a Memorial from
citizens of PerquimQns, praying jbr Legisla
tive restrictions on tne practice pr relating
Spirituous Liq'inrsr.Beferiedj. j j
i iOn motion of Mr.-Gattber, the commit
tee on the Judiciary were instructed to i in
quire into the expediency of so
the law, that each justice oi
thai I be provided with a copy
volume of the Revised Statutes.
iTJj ...i: .muw itxtirAtntr td law m i .f i . .i rWft V ft:! Nats 46. . I t . . v - : t:n ;...ikhf the I Mr. Lewis viuiams oi ionn varouna.
Hooieiof ikiCn.ml ARemblr;lftT. itf lEe iP'eieUail. Va i ieid ite W''""". rA - whicli .c:e-rcad M done, k wouMr mora n-djoomM,
.pM! kfM lxiMl. fiVi J' ' h cb motion wis carried in the .Srm.li.e,
rbTt -fi Wis- were cast-" for "S.MM Moref ty by.tN he oil C.ld well w.sr eaTtl e - ;.- . . ... p0yicBond. 18 o clock., . 7
i : . 1 ::.j'" ' v. xvi tun i iiu'hlcw, . . . - j .- -(
seconu ita3e ana leitcieu. . "'- -1
of tbe first
1 . i
a Joint aeiect
v, t HOUSE OF COMMONS-
"Mr. MiT.iLffhhn. a Bill to amend an Act
passed in 1829, concerning a Poor House
m the 'county of Iredell.
. Said Rill was read the fii&t time and pas-
'Ecd'."- ' ' - , S
On motion of Mr. Ii C. Jones; a propo-
sil'on was sent to the Senate td) unite the
-'Standing committees on bducation ol each
House and form tnem into
Committee. ; j-- vv ; '
- Mr.H. C. Jones nreaepted a
frnm ."Tnhn T.niiiQ Heard. Administrator of
Peter Faust, which was referred to tbe com-
trainee on Claims. :h
, Mr. P. Taylor in( rod need a Bll, concern
. log the collection of debts by the; fjanks in
this Slate," which was read the first time aud
passed. ' " ' ' '
; -illr.'Bryan inlrodoced a Bill in Tavoor of
. Poor Debtor, and-
Mr. J. Walker, a Bill to prevent! Ihe sel
ling of unmatured crops. j '
These Bills were read ihe first time, and
referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
The Bili to provide for the moieiconren
lent administration of Jactice in the Conn
lj of.kVarne, and I !
The Bill to provide for the more conven
ient administration of Justice in the county
of Burke, were read the second and third
time and passed v
. On motion of Mr. Barnoger,
lUsoheA, that a Mssae be sent to :be Sen
ate woonsinit lo raise a joint select Conomittee
of fire on the pari of each Huuse. to enquire in
to the necessity of holding an extra , session of
the General Assembly, to legislate onlthe appor
tionmcniof Represenmtioo in the Generil Aasem
bly tiindar the amended Constitution of this State.
Mr. Ptlon preented a Bill repealing the
act relating to the Public Boad in Buncombe
: County. , Sj'id Bill was read the firsti sec-
ood and third times and passed.
Vidoy, Jhc 4.
till to se-
The two Houses voted for Colotiel Com
mandant of Cavalry attached to 1 tbe 16th
brigade of Mihtia ; which resulted in the
election of Horace U Uobards, of Grantille.
Mr Uvnum presented a Resoftiiion, 1n-
strut-tiog the Committee on the Judiciary to
inquire into the expediency, of kmendins
tho law relating to witneases in State cases,
eo as to provide that; in all indictments for
misdemeaners the prosecutor shall not be
entitled to compensation for his attendance
as witness; which was adopted
Mr. Morehead, from the Jodici
roittee, to whom was referred the
J of Thoi. IL Bloupi, reported a
cure title to, and grant jurisdiction over a
tract of land on Boyd' Island to tho Uni
ted States; whieh parsed its first reading
The bill to incorporate the Concord Man
tifactunng Company was read the jihird time,
"passed, and ordeted to be engrossed.
The -engrossed Resolution, authorising
the (removal of ihe map of the jCjhprokfe
larus fi.bm-Macon country was riead the
third time, passed and ordered to! be enrol
Mr. Bfnum presented the mcmbri?!
the Bilcigft and Gislon Bid Road
- ny asking such relief as mav be
sufficient and consistent wijih tho
of the State. Referred.
Tho bill to purchase a Library,!
the.tbirdV.time, and on motion o
bright, amended, passed, and oidered to be
, enrolled, j
Mf. ShenartL nrcsentpd a rr.mnitiinirnt'nri
bead, of ihe County of Guilford, (being ihe high
esi nambeij tifeh for any peraun and that ihir-r
ty five ibocpaod. nine Uaudred and three votes
were given urRomulu M. Sanoders; and tbat
525 votei Ivere given in tbe Cooniy of Conif
luck for U.iil. SaQndersort.' Kohjectioo having
beeo made ) said report, I declare that John Mr
Merebead 1$ duly elected Governor of the Stale,
of Norlh Carolina fr two years from the first of
January nejxi. : ' ::r-'-
The members of the Senate thereupon
relumed if their Chamber, and after trans
acting some minor business, adjourned.
HQUSE OF COMMONS. j
Oo motion; of Mr. J. 0$K Williams, the
Committee on Education and the Literary
Fond was instructed to enquire into ihe ex
pediency of amending the Common School
(aw, passed ai the last Season ; also the ex
pediency of making a further appropriation,
and report by bill or otherwise.
On motion of Mr. Caldwell.
Beaoired,! That the committee on Public
Buildings and rebuilding tbe Capitol, be instruct
ed 10 report Jo j this House, all iheifinorea and
articles of farniture porcba r on behalf of tbe
State for furjiisbing the Capitol, specifying each
article and the coat of ihe same. ; j
Oo motion of Mr. Patterson, tbe Judicia
committee fwas instructed lo inquire into
the expediency .of alier.ng and amending
the law respecting vagrants.
Mr. Bovden presented a Memorial from
a Court Mkitial of the Militia Officers of
Rockingham, which on motino of Mr. Biggs
was referred to the Committee on Military
affairs. 1 1 -1 f
The Two Houses ihen proceeded to vote
for a Colonel cf Cavalry, attached to the
10th Brigafle : .
Whereupon, it appeared that Horace L.
Robards hiving received 14S votes being
a large majority, was duly elected
The two Houses then assembled in Gen
eral Convention in the Commons Hall, Mr
Speaker Jojfner,of the Senate, m Ihe Chair
and the Clerks of the two Houses, in pres
ence of the Tellers, viz: Mr. H.G. Spruill,
of the Senate and Messrs. Mendenhall and
Reid of the Commons, pioceeded to exam
ine the several returns of the Sheriffs, and
to declare tthe number of votes given in
tbe several Counties of the State for Govern
or. ! ;
The President of the General Conven
tion announced the result, declaring John M.
Morehead duly elected Governor of tbe
i I 'M
... Safuatfoy, Dec. 5.
Mr. Sprnillapresentcd the following Reso
lotion, vrhich was toad and adopted :
Resolved. 'Ihat a message be sent 10 tbe House
of Commoo3, proposing tbat a committee of one
on the part of the Senate, and two on ihe part
of the House of I Commons, be appointed 10 wait
00 John M. Morehead, and inform him of his
election as Governor of North Carolina, for two
years from the first of January uexi. and to as
certain from ihim when it will suit his convent
ence to appear before the two houses of this Gen
eral Assembly, and take tbe oaths of office.
The bill to compel Militia Utncera to
hold their; commissions three years and the
bill directing the conveyance of the com
mons adjoining the town of Murphy to the
Chairman of tbe Court, passed their third
reading, and were ordered to be engrossed.
Tbe proposition of the Commons, to ap
point 8 Joint Select Committee of five or
the, part of each House, to enquire into the
necessity of holding an extra session of the
Legislature, to legislate on the subject of
the apportionment ol representation in the
Generaf Assembly under the amended Con-
stitution, was reao ana agreea 10.
: ' Mrmdav Eec. 7.
: !tL rTtr'..i.i.it n c..nr .leei for ihe
An ha irtrocted 10 make a Bepoit e f aU tbe
.pnromiations and xpeoditures sio the year
1832 and be furtbei astrated to designate ibe
appropriations and expeatmurw lor cw je.
On motion of Mr Withers, the vrtxmxy
ttee pn the Jludictary were inalrocted to en-
counil of pratige, appeared, was qualified Lire intojhe expediency f fWisJifnge
and took his seat.
The! brill to secure title to, and grant ju-
risdiciibn over a tract of land on Boyo a
Island! to the United Statea; and the bill
coneerning nnes and coats, were read the
third titae.jpaaaed, and ordered to be en
grossed. ! I J . .
Mr Morehead, from the Judiciary com
fnittfpJ in vhoin was referred the bill to
preveni iM iasoing of write of capias ad
eatisfaeiendum in certain cases, reported
the bill to the Senate, and recommended
its rejection. The bill waa then read the
second time and, on motion of Mr. Spraill,
laid on! ibe -table.
HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Mr. Boyden introduced a Z?ill for the es
tablishment! and belter regulation of Com
mon Schools. Read first time and pasted.
James Graham, the member elect, from
the County of Orange, to fill the vacancy
occasioned ! by the resignation of W A.
l.rabam, appeared, produced bis creden
tials, was qualified and look his seat.
A message was received from the Senate,
agreeiug to raise e Joint Select Committee
ol five on the part of each House, to enquire
into the necessity of holding an Extra Ses
sion of the Legislature, and informing tbat
Messrs. Ship&rd, Orr, Dockery, Clingham,
and Pasteur, form their Rrauch of aaid
p.ihlie execetion of crimnals in capital eas
- ftisn of nrevenlin? by Law. the Public
nf rornoral punishments, and to
renort bv bill or other wisn
The Bill repealing tbe Act relating to
ih P.i hi 10 Rnad in Buncombe county t and
the Bill to amend an Act to authorize -A
R. S. Hunter, ol tcherokee county, ti re
move his bridge, were each read the third
time, passed, and ordered to be engrossed.
j tVedntsdart Dee. 9.
The following; engrossed bills and Res
olution were read the third time, passed
and ordered to bb enrolled; Fixing the
location of the town of Henderson ; for the
more convenient administration of Justice
in the; counties of Warren and Franklin;
for the more convenient administration of
Justice int be county of Burke; and in fa
vor of Roberf Wood sides.
Tbe bill to repeal in part the Oth section
of the 23rd chapter of tbe Revised Statu tea,
concerning the Comptroller, waa read the
third time, passed and ordered to be en-
The bill to authorize the construction 01
the Raleigh and Western Turnpike Road,
waa taken op for consideration, and being
read the second time, Mr. Sbepard addres
sed the Senate at; length in opposition to
tne Dasaaee of tbe Dill : alter wnicn, on
N CABOllrNl ELECTORAL COLLEGE
State c JS'orlh Carolina, tct J . , , .
Be it remembered: that on this day, lo wit,
the firsti Wednesday of December, ( beiog tbe
second day of the same mouth,) in ibe year of
oar Lord one thousand eight hundred an.d ioity.
the tilecioial College of North Carolina assena-
bled at the Capitol in the City of Uateigli, when
the following Proclama1i'jb! by His Excellency
Edward B. Dudley, Goverubr. Scc& was exhibit
ed and read Beg'ufer.
State or N. Carolina. By Hie Gfrfinpr,
u JVKcreas it appears by tbe returns received
from tbe Sheriffs of the several counties in this
State that a majority of ihe votes polled for E
lectora to choose a Presided t and Vice President
of the United Stales on the 12th instant, were
given io favor of the persons named below :
Now therefore I, kdward 15. Uudley, Guvetnor
uf the State of North Carolina, haveuhought fit
10 issue tuts rrociamauon, maKiog known to all
whom if may concern, that Jamet Wellborn of
Wilkes, Charles McDowell or Burke, David
Ramsoor of Lincoln, David F Caldwell of Uow-
ao, John B Kelly of Moore, James Mebane of
Caswell. Abram Reocher of Chatham. Jamt?s
S Smith of Orange, Chat les Manly of Wake,
William L Long of Halifax. William VV Cher
ry of Bertie, Thomas F Jones of Perquiraons,
Josiah Cpllins of VVaabingtoo, James W Bryan
of Carteret, Daniel B Baker of New Hanover.
have beeo duly elected Electors fur and on be
half of the State of North Carolina, to vote for
President and Vice President of the U. States.
The Electors are required by taw to assemble
ia tbe Oily of ftaleigb, on the first Wednesday
of December next, and then, and there give theu
rxAsl Given under my hand, as Cover.
ea.l nor, and tbe great Seal of ihe State.
CrJ Oone this, the thirtieth day of No
vember, one thousand eight hundred and forty.
cnoaromef. uerr.iuii, iun.ii auiuK . .- . A.-Ua k.li . r" i .T.7 r
Graves! Hyman, Thompaon, and Spruill, -W":I1"' 1 r at mev.y o. naiergn.
were appointed on the part of this House.
The j Resolution in favor of Samuel ter
ry. Sheriff of Richmond Count was read
the third, iirrje, and ordered to be engrossedJ
The bill concerning Pilots and Commis.
sioners of Navigation for Cape Fear Biverf
was read the third time, passed, and order-
to be engrossed, by a vote of 74 to 83.
SENATE. - .
Tuesdayt December 8.
My. Bynum preserlod depositions rela
tive to tie contested election of James B.
Mr: Morehead, from tbe committee on
lht Judiciary, to whom was " referred the
diii cxmoctntng vierss, anerins anu con
stables, ''reported the Bill with an amend
ment ; he alisb reported the Bill to protect
the interest 6f Lessor?, without an amend-
menu? and the Resolution authorizing the
GoTnor to employ Counsel to defend the
title of purchasers of Cherokee lands in Ma
con which were read 8nd ordered to lie on
the table, j Mr. M. also reported adversely
to the Resolution relative to securities to
Guardian Bonds. Concurred in. Mr. M.
from the Same Committee, to whom was
referred tne Memorial from Perquimons,
praying the Legislature to aid :n suppres
sing tnee'ii-ie from tne excessive use
poned until to-morrow. EDW. B DUDLElf.
u. u. uittle, r. sec.
HOUSE OF COMMONS. Mr Mebane moved to orranize the Collese bv
A report unfavorable to the bill, to lay Proceeding to appoint by ballot a Preisdeot
ou and establish a new county by the name
of Graham waa made by Mr. J, P. Caldwell
from the committee of Propositions and
Grievances: The bill waa read and reject
A message was received from tbe Sen
ate agreeing with tbe House, to refer to
the Joint Select committee on Banks, tbe
statements and exibits of the Bank of the
Slate, and of tbe Bank of Gapo Fear, and
that the be printedj Also,
A message from the Senate, concurring
in the proposition that tbe communication
of G E. Badger Esq. on the subject of the
&taie suits, anu tbe Message of the Govern-
; . .ft a m -
or transmuting tne same, oe referred to a
Joint select committee of four on the part
of each House, and informing that Messrs
Waddeil, Arrington, Clingman aud Hill
form their Branch of aaid committee. W here
upon, Messers. Hoke, Hill, Pope, end J B.
Jones were appointed on the part of this
; A Message from tbe Senate, transmitting
the Report of the committee cd Finance,
Messrs. Lonff sod Cherry were requested to su
perintend tbe balloting. i
Mr 1 berry, from the balloting committee, re
ported tbat James Wellborn of Wilkes, was
Mr Wellborn was conducted to the chair bv
Messra Ramsoor and Smith. . -
On motioQ of Mr Manly, Edmund B Freeman
was appointed Secretary. -'
Ihe roll beincrtben called, it appeared that
the foil wing Electors Vrere in attendance; to
Wit : !.';"- . ;
James Wallbom of Wilkes,;
David Ramsoor of Lincolo,
Joho B Kelly uf Moore, . ' . j
James S Smith, of Orange,
Charles Manlv of Wake,
William W Chetryof Bertie.
Thomas F Jones of Perqaimons
Josiah Collins of Washington, '
James W Bryan of Carteret,
Daniel B Baker of New Hanover, ,
William L Long of Halifax, .
Abram Rencher of Chatham, '
James Mebane of Caswell,.
and the followinff Electors absent, to wit, Cbaa.
McDotvell and David F Caldwell
Oo motion of Mr Bryan, the College procee-
i resident f
of Moure, v
viriia, fur V
hniith, ( f i
Tyler, of Vi
lot, fir Jt.n
dent cf He '
Jones, cf 1
Fallot, fur Jj
sident of 1!
einta, fur Vi
Diniel D. I
ballot, for J.
sidepi cf the !
of -Halifax, v
Virginia f,;r V
for John T3 ! .;
the United T
, And, theu
had receive i
and forrrj af. -States;
ed for a
to the Pre,!
Stales, at t!.;
list of tbe v.
dent and Vi
whea, upon c
; 0(1 mr.li.,?. ;
tendered tu 1!
of their lh!i
and 1 hat they
tbe Housa t( (
offer of the c
On rnoli .2
ed to T o'c!;.'
, College r:
On inutic i
to the sini.
closed, 6eaU i
s On mot'u .
College are 1'
which he I.:
E. B. Fr.t:
trrfr25t8- jfeynnd in a doe and rig
k$t$iF9 lws now in force,
fc Uyiii ;jf,AVoal",on BXi& censure of
Com D a
'p of Society. Concurred
On rjoollon' of Mr. Moore; the vote on
the Report on the Memorial from Perquim
ons, on the excessive use of ardent spirits.
was reconsidered. Mr. Shepard then mov
ed that the Memorial be recommitted to the
same committee, with instructions to report
a bill amending the law, so as to authorize
tne imprponment of persons selling liquors
wunoui license, ana 10 prpnimt tne recov.
ery of any debls for liquors, less than five
dollats. MrJ. Dockery moved that they be
further instructed to provide for the prohib
iting, under penalty of imprisonment, non
residents from selling less than a gallon.
On motion of Mr. Clingman, the whole
subject was laid on the table
The bill to authorize the construction of
the Raleigh and Western Turnpike Road,
was read the;aecond time; when Mi. Dock
ery addressed the Senate st some length in
opposition tbj the passage nf the B it ; after
which, it was laid on the table until to-mor
row. ! ; t ;
On motion of Mr. Moore, the Jndichry
committee 1 Were instructed lo ir.atiire into
the expedienVy of so altering the existing
laws as iq enable a security to absolve him
self from iegM responsibility, if the obligee
does not commence legal proceedings to
colleei within a Certain time, after notire
and establish a county by 10 11,81 eH j 1' teen f ,?en DT lhe securi-
ranatn. oaid tu ws read v u "Z M
and proposing tbat the Report be printed. I ded ,0 Tote bT ba,,ot for an Elctor to fill tbe va
: 1 : 1 1 .1 1 r rtt i 1
bo motion of Mr. Winston,
Resolved, Thai the committee on tbe Jodioia
ry be instructed to enquire into the expediency
of extending the benefit of ibe Insolvent Debtors
law, to persons confined in Jail by virtue of Jedff
men is, in actions for Injuries to the person or
pr -peny 01 otners.
On motion of Mr. McLaughlin,
Resolved, That the Jadieiary -committee be
caocy occasioned by Ihe absence of Charles Mc
Dowell of Borke, which resulted in 1 the ap
pointment of Geo. Edmund Jones of Wilkes,
who appeared and took; his seat. '' i
On motion of Mr Baker, the College procee
ded to vote by ballot for ao Elector to fill tbe va
caney occasioned by the absence of David F
Caldwell of Howan, which resulted in the ap
pointment of. Dr. Samuel L Holt of Davidson,
who appeared and took his seat,
On molioa of M Rencher, the College then
Court of PIcu .
Moses an4 Ju!
JL that Josh ; i
this State : It 1
be made in t!
that he appear
1 nu iiivi iiifit i
uary next, at t
and answerer ,
- Witness, W
Court at . ode?,
instrocted to ennnir inin PTrwtipm nr.n amen. I proceeded to vote by ballot fur President of the
----- h mr-- w w w w ua u w w am vftllft i
ding ihe Bastard? Law. that a man imnriaoned United Stales, Messrs Rencher and T- F Janes
r . . - 1 : 1 '..11
unoer its provisions may be permitted 16 lake. I. ppiuiou tc.ioio.
HOUSE OF COMMONS
i. i ' -
Mr. Sileri presented a Bill giving to the
County Court of Cherokee, jurisdiction o
ver the State Road in said County.
Air. Winston, from the committee on the
Judiciary, reported a Bill providing for res
toring to the rights of citizenship persons
convicted of infamous crimes. These Bills
were read the fit st time and passed.
On motion of Mr. Fleming,
Bcsofred.l That the committee on Education
be instructed to enquire into the expediency of
dividing ihejannual income of the Literary Fond,
among the several bounties in this State, in
proportion td the:r rederal population.
On motion .of Mr. Graves, the Commit
tee on the I Judiciary was instrocted to cn
quire whether or not the laws on Usury in
this Staie icco not amendment.
Mr. Y otilig presented a Petition from
the benefit of the oath of Insolvency,
A Message was received from (he Senate,
informing that Messrs Shepard, Moore, and
Kerr, form their Branch of the committee
to whom is teferred the communication of
Mr Rancher reported that James Wellborn of
Wilkes, had voted by ballot for William, Heary
Harrison of Ohio, for President of the United
Stales ; David Ramsour, of Lincoln, voted by
ballot for William Henry Harrisou of Ohio, for
President of the United States; John B Kelly,
the Hon. William Gaston on the subject of of Moore, voted by ballot for illiam Henry
repairing the Statue of Washington: Where
upon Messis. H. C Jones, Guthrie, and
Proclor, were apponted on the part of ihis
Mr. Hoke presented a Petition from son
dry citizens of the counties of Lincoln.
Harrison of Ohio, for Piesident of the United
Slates; James S Smith of Orange, voted by,
ballet for William Henry Harrison of Ohio, for
President of the United States; Charles Manly
of Wake, voted by ballot for William Henry
Harrison of Ohio, for President of the United
States ; William W Cherry, of Bertie, voted
" " ,,Ke" mna weaen. praying tbe.es- by ballot for William Henry Harrison of Ohio.
laoiisnroent 01 a new countyrH3aTdi,eti- for President of tbe United States; Thomas F
tion was read, and indefinite!? Dostooned. I Jones, of Perqaimooa. voted bv ballot for Willi
The Bill to repeal the Act concernina the I atn Henry Harrison of Ohio, for President of
rrocessioning ol Lands, was read tbe third iUO t,D,,cu JI,lw 1 b iown 01 isnin-
sundry Citizens of the conntie? of Iredeli,
jjccKieiiuorg ,&nu Lincoln, togeuitr wmi a
Bill lo carry teir prayer into effect, entitled
a till to lay tiH
ine name o: uranatn. said mil ws
thp, first tine and passed, and on motion, of
t Mr. Young, refei red to the Committee oh
Fropositior and Grievance?.
The Bill aaihoriEuin the Govprr.or to ap
point an gent in tne iyOtint ot tiicon of
from, the Hon. William Gaston, stating tbat ; CherokeewaS read the second lime, amend-
a geottenian proposes lo repair the stal
of Washington, to receive pay when 1
work is done, nnd ili moke no charge un
less lie succeeds in its accomplishment. Sent
to the other house with a prooosition lb le-
fer. i ; .' l !.
. PhmI.oJ e..- r
wvvicu uum ine unuse Ol tQID3)O0S a
cd and paVsed.
The Bill to repeal the Act concerning
the Processioning of L-nds, the Bill io
lay off ant establish a County uy the name
of Yancy,! nd the Bill to prevent the cut
tng of timber into the Rivets of Cherokee
County, :ere each read the second time
message, staling that Messrs. Mendenhall j and passed, j
and Keid form their branch of ihe fcomuiit- Received from the Senate the Engrossed
tee tu superintend iho making a lis! of votes Bill to purchase a Library, which was lead
given for Governor; and tbat the (fommoua I the first time and passed. '
are now: ready-to receive the Senate into ; A!o, a proposition if, ttfex to a Joint Se
theii Hil for that potirpose ; wiiich was lect Comoiittec of ihne, f-u lT- part of each
read' and adopted. The Senate then re- ; House, a Letter from the Hen. William Gla-
Mr ' ton, on ihe subject of repninng the itatQtj f
paired to the House of Commons.
Spruill, lue Teller m oehslf of) tbe
Houjs, reported ; when Colonel
; he Speaker, of the Senate, made
i vzvg annquncemeni :
'plUmen o' the Senate ami of ihtl llni r,f tiro na passed.
t . 1 - -f .
ncs . : ih-r;itt.':;v ts v-.y.s : ite I he Bilf to lay off a.od statfish a Coun-
Vv ashmaton. ; Concurred in.
Joyner, j The tttij aiithiirng the severat County
the fol- ' Court? to provide lo coropensalion to the
ardens of the -Poor, was read the serono
fjOUsE of com w3ns;
Mr. J. P. Caliiw-ll presented the Peti
tion of sundry citizrns of Iredell County,
su'CMing that the Ri-ad Lwsare deficient
and require an amendment, wh.eh was. re-
leired to the committee on Internal I
authorising the Governor to
Agent in the County of Macon
or Cherbkee, waa read the third time. ras
sed and ordered to be engrossed.
The resignation of William RoHarda, as
a Truatee of the Umvesity of North Caro
lina, was presented, read and accepted.
lit Barringfr presenteil a bill to amend
the Keviteii Statute, eiified an Aclconrem
if Sheriff, Which wa read the first 11m,
pavaed, fend referred to the committee on
Mr BrummeTI, from ihe Jont Seleei
time and postponed indefinitely.
Twenty -sixth Congress
Monday December, 7, 1840.
The; Vice President of the United States
and the President pro tern of tbe Senate
both being absent, the Senate was called to
order by its Secretary, Aabury Dickens, Esq ,
who having announced that a quorum of
members was not present, the Senate ad
journed until tcmorrow at 1 2 o'clock.
The Senators present were as follows :
Messrs. Allen, Benton, Buchanan, Crit
tenden, Fulton, Huntington, Linn. Lump
km, Porter, Prentiss, Smith, of Indiana
Sturgeon, Tappan, Wall, Wright, Young.
UOtJSE OP REPRESENTATIVES
This being the day 6xed by the Consti,
tulion for the annual meeting of Congress,
at 12 o'clock, lueredian.tbe Hon. R. M.T
Honler, one of the Representatives of Vir
ginia and Speaker of tbe House, look bis
seal aod called to order. He then directed
the. Clerk to call the roll, which he did.
Ore hundred M f ruhpr. Bora n,... . I
ommmer. raise for the purpo.e. r.,f.l t though th Clerk reported to lie SoJak
that, after a ronletersre with the Hon. John but uinety-W . P
""Ti rdi , i.r was instruc.ied lo 83j
that w t,lut on ti?- fii-M dav of January
'pxrtTnf ll,e ,wo H'-ue t;f ihe Afsem-1
lly. taKe tie Ovih prtetribtd fur tl?c
Tllft rinlilnilaa r. T .
...g,. UU1 , erniories were not
railed, but ,t i3 believed Mr. Charles Down
ing. fiom;FIftr,da. and Mr, A C Dcdge, of
Iwvwtreresenf. 5 '
ton, voted by ballot for William Henry Harri
son of Ohio, for President of the United Slates;
James W Bryan of Carteret, vo'ed by ballot fur
William Henry Harrison of Ohio, for President
of ihe United States; Daniel B Baker,f New
Hanover, voted by ballot for ..William Henry
Harrison of Ohio, for President of tbe United
States; William L Long of Halifax, voted by
ballot, for William Henry Harrison of Ohio, for
Presidenl of tbe United Stales ; Abram Rench
er of Chatham, voted by ballot for William Hen
rison of Ohio, for President of the Uoited States;
James Mebane of Caswell, voted by ballot for
William Henry Hariison of Ohio, for President
of the United States ; Edmund Jones, who had,!
by vote, bewi duly appointed according to law;
Elector to fill the vacancy occasioned by tbe ab
sence of Charles McDowell of vVilkes,-voted
by ballot for William Henry Harrison of Ohio,
for President of the United Slates ; Sarooet L
Holt, who bad, by vote, been doty appointed ac
cording to law. Elector to fill the vacancy occa
sioned by tbe absence of j David F Caldwell of
Rowan, voied by bnlM fb William Henry Har
rison of Ohio, for President of the United Stales,
And therefore, that WILLIAM HENRY
HARRlSON,of Ohio. had received fifteen votes
by bal.ol, in manner and form -foresaid, for Presi
dent of the United States which report was
uuueurrea in. j . - ;
On motion of Mr. Collins, the College ihe r
proceeded to vote hy distinct ballots for Vice
President nf the United States -Messrs Col
lins and Kelly were appointed Tellers
Mr. Collins reported lhat James Wellborn of
Wilkes, bad Toted, by ballot, fur John Tyler, of
Virginia, for Vice President of the United Slates;
David Ramsour, of Lincoln, had voted, by ballot,
for John Tyler, ot Virginia, for Vre President
of the United States; James Mebane,of Caswell,
had voied.ky ballot, fyr John Tyler of Virginia,
for Vice President of iihe United States; Sami
LclluU,o Da r W son w voted, by ballot) for John:
tiM'tO 1 1
tu inform bis t.
that he stilt c:
in tbe house L
Hotel, in alt is
at all tiroes. 1
he keeps cur..'
stands. 4"C C -
all of whirb I.
terras than can
of tbe country
N. f3. In::
known in thi.?
hsi r lion rs I : '
county hare L:
self aod other (
are making arr
fore, I inform r.
chall ftlan krf :
oJ3jI, and d )
low or lower i:
men, and jet r
. e - l - A
toiore cuaijjt" i
December 1 1
miles East u
this Factory :
tbe above nan.
theT one half 1:
All of the btf!
cash, or on te
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