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

A petition from sundry inhabitants of Baltimore, praying a road may be opened from Old-town to intersect
the Falls turnpike, was preferred, read, and referred, (with others of a similar nature, ) to the committee ap-
pointed on the petition for the extension of the Falls turnpike.

A petition from sundry inhabitants of Saint-Mary's county, praying an increase of the fees of pilots, was
preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Plater, Mr. Stephen and Mr. Frazier, to consider and report thereon.

The house adjourns until to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.

FRIDAY, January 10, 1806.

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

A petition from James Winchester, Benjamin Price and Nicholas Merryman, of Baltimore county, counter
to the petition for the extension of the Falls turnpike, was preferred, read, and referred to the committee ap.
pointed on the petition to which it is counter.

A petition from John Swan, counter to the petition of William Gwynn, of the city of Baltimore, was pre-
ferred, read, and referred to the committee appointed on the petition to which it is counter.

The bill authorising the trustees of the poor of Prince-George's county to make an exchange of part of the
lands belonging to said poor-house, was read the second time by especial order and passed.

The further supplement to an act, entitled, An act to incorporate companies to make several turnpike roads
through Baltimore county, and for other purposes, was read the second time and passed, which bill, together

with the bill to incorporate a company to make a turnpike road fro: n the line of the district of Columbia where
it crosses the post-road leading from George-town to Frederick-town, through Montgomery and Frederick coun-
ties, to Fredericktown, and the additional supplement to an act, entitled An act relating to negroes, and to
repeal the acts of assembly therein mentioned, were sent to the senate by the clerk.

The bill to extend the powers of the trustees of the poor of Montgomery county, was read the second time,
passed, and sent to the senate by the clerk.

The report on the petition of Jesse Jarrett was read the second time and the resolution therein contained
assented to.

The supplement to an act, entitled, An act authorising a lottery to raise a sum of money for repairing Shrews-
bury church, in Kent county, was read the second time and passed, which, together with the resolution in
favour of Jesse Jarrett, was sent to the senate by the clerk.

On the second reading of the bill to prevent free negroes from receiving of any slave or slaves any article
of provision, and selling the same as the production of their own labour, the question was put, That the fur-
ther consideration of the same be referred to the next general assembly ? Determined in the negative.

On motion, the question was put, That the words " receiving of any slave or slaves any article of provision,
and selling the same as the production of their own labour, " be stricken out of the title of said bill? Resolved
in the affirmative.

The question was then put, That the words "selling any corn, wheat, tobacco, or other articles, without
having a licence for that purpose from a justice of the peace, " be inserted in lieu of the words stricken out?
Resolved in the affirmative.

The question was then put, That the words " shall be charged with a tax for the support of the county in
which he or she resides, or unless he or she shall be" be stricken out of the first enacting clause ? Resolved in
the affirmative.

The bill being read throughout, the question was put, Shall the said bill pass ? The yeas and nays being re-
quired, appeared as follow:

AFFIRMATIVE.

Plater, Galt. Lloyd, Hyland, Van-Horn, Sudler, Forwood, Jump,

Scott, Holland, Dickinson, Cox, Hall, Gleaves, Ayres, Carroll,

Hanson, B. Mackall, Jackson, Moffit, Callis, Bishop, Street, Linthicum. 35.

Hurtt, Stuart, Bayly, Porter, Blake, Cockey, Bayard,

NEGATIVE.

Neale, Parnham, Denny, Smoot, Kahn, Ellicott, Smith, Watts,
Merriken, Ogden, Cottman, Shaaff, Holbrook, Stephen, Yates, Bruce,
Dorsey, Lemmon, Frazier, Sturgis, Turpin, Bowles, Selby, Rizer. 28.

Somervell, Harryman, Ward, Waters,

So it was resolved in the affirmative.

Mr. Watts, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act annulling the marriage of
James Jones Wilmer, and Letitia his wife; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Bruce, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act for erecting a town at or near
the mouth of Will's creek, in Allegany county; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

The house adjourns until to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.

SATURDAY, January 11, 1806.

THE house net. Present the same members as on yesterday. The proceedings of yesterday were read

 

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