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Received from the fenate .a., bill for
dividing the county f CafweU, endrfrd,
xexdthe firft tim;, pafTed7ad lent to
the fenate. V .'
Friday, November 5.
"The houfe' met according to adjourn-
rnent. - .- -
Pwefolred, that allperfons having pub
lic claims, may prefent them to the com
roittee of claim;, directly, without any
previous applitation to either of the
f houfes, and the committee frail receive
j d pafs upon the fame in the fame man-
ner as if the houfes had fpecially referred
Mr. Hay prefented a petition from
1 Thomas Overton and Richard Street,
praying for a law for keeping Deep ri
ver open for a free paffage of fifh up the
fame which petition being read, Mr.
Hay ' prefented a bill agreeable to the
' prayer of the petition.
The committee appointed to confider
and report what bills of a public nature
are neceflary to be paffed into laws
A bill for the better regulation of the
courts of law and the courts of equity.
A bill for the more fpeedy determina-
tion of difpured elections for members of
the general affembly. -r
A bill to compel the wardens of the
poorin the different counties, to account
with the courts of their refpeftive coun
ties for all monies by them received for
thepuipofe of fupporting the poor.
A bill to amead the act for the infpecli
n of tobacco.
A bill, to alter the mod of adminif
.teringoaths to jurors in county courts.
A bill to repeal an aft providingmeans
for the payment of the domeftic debt,
and to aniead an aft for opening the
land office for the redemption of fpecic
and other certificates-
A bill to prevent all perfons holding
offices under the federal government
from being eligible to a feat either in the
general alfembly of this ftate, or holding
xnpr office either executive, judicial, or
otiisrwiie under the appeintment of the
A bill to amend the law relative to at-
A bill for regulating the judges of the
A bill to incorporate the phyficiansin
this ft ate.
A bill to amend the fevera! afts there
in .mehtisned refpefting Haves.
A bill for the better regulating of ta
verns. A bUl to amend the ftray aft. :
A bill dircftingthe manner of electing
reprefntatives in Congrefsjforjlhis Itate.
; A bill for the more fpeedy collection
of rents. , j - '
A bill to alter the mode of puriifking
horfe ftealing. ,
' A bill to repeal the prefent vendue
law. . ' . '
A bill to alter and amend the aft for
the benefit of infolvent debtors. r
Refolved, that the committee on pub
lic bills divide themfelves into fub com
mittees, and to allot each fub comrnittee
the dra wing of ftich bills as & they may
. The houfe adjourned-
Saturday, November 6,
The houfe met according to adjourn
ment. ' '
The honourable fpeakef laid before the
houfe a letter from John Haywood, ef
qnire, public treafurer, incloiing certifi
cates of his having fully and finally fet
tled his accounts, as public trejtfurer,
&c. with the comptroller of public ac
counts, which oeing read, were ordered
to be fent to the fenate.
The committee of privileges and elec
tions, to whom was referred the petition
of Thomas Haflin, of the town of Ncw
bern, reported, that having taken iato
.confidera.tion the prayer of the petition
er, are of opinion, that the election for
ine town or jNewbern was legal, and that
Mr. Guion, the fettiag member, is enti
tled to a feaUn the prefent general af
. fcmbly. '
Refolved, that the houfe do concur
with the report.
Received from the fenate a bill to car
ry into etfeft a refolutio of Congrefs
pafled the 29th of September, 1789, en
dorfed, read the fecond time1 and paffed.
Mr.' Alexander Mebane prefented a
bill for building a court-hcufe in the
!town of Hillfborough, which was read
the firfl time, palled, and fent to the fe
The bill for dividing Franklin ! county
was endorfed, read the lecond time, and
paired. .j !".:;
Thehouiemet according to adjourn
Mr. Perfon prefented the petition of
fundry of the inhabitants of Cafwell
county, againfl: the divifion thereof,
which being read :
A motion was made: by Mr. Porttr,
and fecomdtd by Mr. Jone.c, that the pe
titions, both for-and againft the divifion
thereof, be referred to a joint; committee
to be appointed for that purpofe, and
that the commUue report on the fame -
F. X- Martin, which was referred t the
committee of finance, and lent tolhs 'ic.
. Mr. Perfon nref ? n f thm .L.:L'
iQnn Kainev. which no- r.o,? JL...
lerred to the committee for correcti-
.errors in patents an d fent to xht. fenate
Mr. Hay prefented the .memorial cf
nrfdry inhabitants of the town of ffayette
. ville, which being read, Mr. H rnov
:edfor leave and prefented a' bill lo rnake
Crpfs-Cietk navigable, which wfc rcad
tne nnt time, palled, and fent. to the iV
Tuefday, November 9.
The hoafe met accorcfinn: to idioum
ment. ' I ' T ' -1
I The bill for making Crofs-Crc-ek navij
.gable was read a lecond time, amended,
f Received rrbm the fenate a bill
mend an aft j entitled an aft for
the time of holding the anmiQl L1.;,
and annual affemblies, and direlting'jhe
manner of electing annual onlcenPfbr
the fucceeding year, endorfed, read the
-firft time, and j pafled. This (bill w
taicen up and reiad for the firfj reading
in this houfe, puffed and returned to the
Mr. Macon moved for leave,' and pre-
leniea a rin tofl cutting a na liable ca
nalfrom the water of Pafqujotank ri
ver in this ftate,! to the waters ?f Eliza
Vbeth river in the flate of Virginija, which
,J;o the fenate. j J
Received from the fenate the foilw j
- jag mefTage. : '' - 1 :" j "V , .
Mr. Speakjer and gentlemeln1,
We have received your mef "age pro
. pofing to conenetlthe tvo hcuics ca
.Monday next, iji conference!,' in, order tc
take into confiHcration the internal po
lice of ihi flatey and. its interefls as con
hefted with tjit j United i.Stites, with
Which We do ?W rvvnrri- ! !
1 On motion jirhade by Jr. Taylor fe-
conaea DjfMr.!;Macon : j j
Refolved, tlaat this houfe form itell
into a committee of the whole hoafe cs
xriuivnay next, ro taKr into . comi(!tranc
Samuel Tohnilon and BeiiiaminHa- kir.
efquires, fenators from this flats in the
foilo-inf Joints I ' :
j 1 i -
Fiilh -To ufe their unremitted 'jar.
constant exertions until tbeV taTca havmf
ths dnrtr! r ,0t nf ih- Tm.td
T - v. V JL V V 'w .j 1 L.JVf w
States kept open, that the IH-'C n':il
have accels to hear the debates zf the 1