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Journal of the House of Delegates, 1805
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On motion, That the following be inserted after the last amendment ?

" And be it enacted, That in lieu of the sum of seven hundred and fifty pounds withdrawn from Washington
college during the present session, there shall be paid annually to the visitors and governors of said college the
sura of —— dollars, as a donation from the state. "

The question was put, That the blank therein be filled up with the words " sixteen hundred ?" Determin-
ed in the negative.

The question was then put, That the blank be filled up with the words " one thousand ?" Determined in the

The question was then put, That the said blank be filled up with the words " fourteen hundred ?" The yeas
and nays being required, appeared as follow:


Neale, Mercer, Stuart, Lloyd, Hyland, Hall, Shaaff, Ellicott,
Plater, Dorsey, Parnham, Dickinson, Ward, Contee, Sadler, Stephen,
Hurtt, Higgins, M'Pherson, Jackson, Van-Horn, Muir, Gleaves, Carroll. 28.

Merriken, K. Mackall, Chapman, Cottman,


Hebb, Lemmon, Cox, Cockey, Ayres, Jump, Yates, Linthicum,

Holland, Harryman, Porter, Kuhn, Bayard, Bowles, Selby, Tomlinson,

B. Mackall, Frazier, Sturgis, Montgomery, Turpin, Smith, Watts, Rizer. 18.

Ogden, Smoot, Bishop, Forwood,

The house being equally divided it was declared in the affirmative by the speaker.
The question was then put, Will the house agree to the said amendment ? Resolved in the affirmative.
On motion, the question was put, That the name of doctor Thomas Love be stricken out of said bill ? The
yeas and nays being required, appeared as follow:


Hebb, Stuart, Parnham, M'Pherson, Ogden, Jackson, Cottman, Ward.


Hanson, Holland, Harryman, Porter, Sturgis, Montgomery, Stephen, Carroll,

Hurtt, R Mackall, Lloyd, Van-Horn, Bishop, Forwood, Bowles, Selby,

Merriken, B Mackall, Dickinson, Contee, Waters, Ayres, Smith, Tomlinson,

Dorsey, Chapman, Smoot, Sudler, Cockey, Bayard, Yates, Rizer. 3.

Higgins, Lemmon, Cox, Gleaves, Kuhn, Turpin,

So it was determined in the negative.

On motion, ORDERED, That the further consideration of said bill be postponed until to-morrow.
The clerk of the senate delivers sundry papers, the reading "of which was postponed until to-morrow.
The house adjourns until to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.

FRIDAY, January 24, 1806.

THE house met. Present the same, members as on yesterday. The proceedings of yesterday were read.
The papers delivered by the clerk of the senate yesterday are as follow:

The bill to appoint commissioners for the regulation and improvement of Chester-town, in Kent county, and
for other purposes, endorsed, " will pass with the proposed amendments; " which amendments were read the
first and second time by especial order, agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed. The bill for draining
pare of a branch, called Old-town Branch, lying in the upper part of Caroline county, endorsed, " will pass. "
Ordered to be engrossed. The bill to confirm certain acts of magistrates who hold, or have held, offices under
the general government, endorsed, " will pass with the proposed amendment; " which amendment was read.
The bill relative to the collection of the debts due to the state, endorsed, "will not pass. " The resolutions
in favour of John Kilty and Edward Roberts, severally endorsed, "assented to. " And the following message:

BY THE SENATE, January 23, 1806.

THE session having been protracted to an unusual length, and having very little business before us, we take
the liberty again to call your attention to an adjournment. This we are induced to do from a full conviction
that it is our duty to gratify the expectations and wishes of the people in accomplishing the legislative objects
of the session with economy and every possible dispatch.

Believing that by our united efforts the session may be brought to a close in a short time, we beg that an
early day may be fixed on for adjournment.

By order, T. W. HALL, clk.
Which was read.
Mr. Stephen, from the committee, delivers to the speaker the following report:

THE committee to whom was referred the petition of Ariana French, Catharine, Charles and Robert French,

John Weems, and Elizabeth his wife, of the district of Columbia, praying that the state may relinquish her

legal right to certain lands therein mentioned, beg leave to report, that they have taken the same into their

consideration, and after viewing all the circumstances submit the following resolution:


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