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Journal of the House of Delegates, 1805
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30 VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS, NOVEMBER SESSION, 1805.

NEGATIVE.

Neale, Hanson, Dorsey, Chapman, Dickinson, Frazier, Contee, Carroll,
Hebb, Hunt, Higgins, Ogden, Jackson, Ward. Callis, Selby,
Plater, Gale, Stuart, Spencer, Bayly, Van-Horn, Muir, Watts,
Leigh, Merriken, Parnham, Denny, Cottman, Hill, Shaaff, Linthicum. 37.

Scott, Mercer, M'Pherson, Lloyd, Hyland,

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

The order of the day relative to the investment in the farmers Bank of Maryland, was postponed until
Monday next.

The house adjourns until Monday morning 9 o'clock.

MONDAY, December 2, 1805.

HE house met. Present the same members as on Saturday. The proceedings of Saturday were read.

Petitions from Joshua Stevenson and George Rowles, of Frederick county, David Butler, Louis De Niroth,
Reuben Lewell, John Davis, James Earingey and James Searight, of the city of Baltimore, Robert W. Elliott, of
Anne-Arundel county, and Isaac Houston, of Worcester county, praying acts of insolvency, were preferred,
read, and referred to the committee appointed on petitions of a similar nature.

A petition from Charles Edwards, of the city of Baltimore, praying a special act of insolvency, was preferred,
read, and referred to Mr. Stephen, Mr. Ellicott and Mr. Lemmon, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Leigh and Mr. Plater have leave of absence for a few days.

The bill confirmatory of the act, entitled, An act to provide for the trial of facts in the several counties of
this state, and to alter, change and abolish, all such parts of the constitution and form of government as relate
to the general court and court of appeals, was sent to the senate by the clerk.

A memorial from the mayor and city council of Baltimore, praying a restoration of the fund withdrawn by
an act passed last session, chapter 93, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Ellicott, Mr. Stephen, Mr.
Hawkins, Mr. Chapman and Mr. Contee, to consider and report thereon.

A memorial from the mayor and city council of Baltimore, praying certain alterations of their charter, was
preferred, read, and referred to the committee appointed on the preceding memorial.

A petition from the corporation of the Roman catholic clergymen, and others, praying a law may pass giving
validity to certain acts done by them, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Stephen, Mr. Chapman, Mr.
Neale, Mr. Montgomery and Mr. Shaaff, to consider and report thereon.

A petition from Thomas Jackson and Henry Haskins, of Dorchester county, praying to be indulged in the
payment for Choptank Indian lands purchased by them, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Ennalls, Mr.
Ward and Mr. Smoot, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Street, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act to lay out and open a road in
Harford county; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

The clerk of the senate delivers the bill, entitled, An act for the establishment of a school in the city of
Baltimore, endorsed; "By the senate, November 25, 1805: Read the first time and ordered to lie on the
"table.

" By order, T. W. HALL, clk.

" By the senate, November 27, 1805: Read the second time and will pass.

" By order, T. W. HALL, clk. "
Ordered to be engrossed.

On motion, Leave given to bring in a bill, entitled, An act to provide for the organization and regulation of
the courts of common law in this state, and for the administration of justice therein.

The house proceeded to ballot for a committee to prepare and bring in the same; the ballots being deposited
in the ballot box, the gentlemen named to strike retired, and after sometime returned and reported, that Mr.
Montgomery, Mr. Stephen, Mr. R. Mackall, Mr. Lloyd and Mr. Ennalls, were elected.

A petition from sundry inhabitants of the city of Baltimore, stating, that Bridge-street is greatly obstructed
by a house belonging to Henry Zigler, and a lot belonging to Henry Moore, and praying that a law may pass
authorising a lottery to raise seven thousand five hundred dollars to purchase the same, was preferred, read,
and referred to Mr. Stephen, Mr. Ogden and Mr. Harryman, to consider and report thereon.

A petition from Joseph Smith, of the city of Baltimore, praying further compensation as harbour-master of
the port of Baltimore, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Stephen, Mr. Ellicott and Mr. Ogden, to con-
sider and report thereon.

Mr. Porter, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act to lay out and open a road
from the Pennsylvania line by John Frey's forge, on Octorara creek, to the tide water on the Susquehanna, in
Caecil county; which was react the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

On motion, ORDERED, That the bill, entitled, A supplement to an act, entitled. An act to establish a mar-
ket, and to build a market-house, in the western precincts of Baltimore, and for the regulation of the same, be
recommitted for amendment.

 

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