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Engineer Troops, vice Lieutenant Hessey, promoted, to rank from October 4, 1864.

F. Harris, of Virginia, to be .second lieutenant Company G, Second Regiment Engi-
neer Troops (an original vacancy), to rank from August 20, 1864.

John H. Houston, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant Company H, Second
Regiment Engineer Troops (an original vacancy), to rank from October 15, 1864.

C. N. B. Minor, of Virginia, to be second lieutenant Company H, Second Regiment
Engineer Troops (an original vacancy), to rank from October 16, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfullv, vour obedient servant,

' ■ JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc

3.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the oflScers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 88.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 16, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment in
the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

NITER AND -MINING CORPS.

Colonel.

Lieut. Col. 1. M. St. John, of Cieorgia, to rank from June 15, 1864.

lAeutenant-colonels.

Maj. Richard Morton, of Virginia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
Maj. W. R. Hunt, of Tennessee, to rank from June 15, 1864.

Majors.

Capt. Isaac Read, of Missouri, to rank from June 15, 1864.
Capt. T. J. Finnie, of Tennessee, to rank from June 15, 1864.
Capt. John Ellicott, of Maryland, to rank from June 15, 1864.
Capt. Jas. F. Jones, of Virginia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
Capt. C, R. Barney, of North Carolina, to rank from June 15, 1864.

Captains.

First Lieut. F. W. Smith, of Kentucky, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. R. H. Temple, of Virginia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. W. Gabbett, of (Georgia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. H. F. Reardon, of Virginia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. R. C. Morton, of Virginia, to rank from June 15, 1864.



Dec. 21, 1864.] SENATE. 395

First Lieut. B. A. Stovall, of Georgia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. J. W. Pearce, of District of Columbia, to rank from June 15, 1864.
First Lieut. S. Chalaron, of Louisiana, to rank from June 15, 18()-1.
First Lieut. John R. Hale, of Texas, to rank from June 15, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

4.] Executive Department, Confederate States op America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 87.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Eirhmond, December 16, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Military storekeepers.

(With pay and allowance of captains of infantry, under act approved June 4, 1864.)

William Hawn, of Louisiana, to rank from June 23, 1864.
John E. Logwood, of Mississippi, to rank from June 23, 1864.
J. M. Stevens, of Virginia, to rank from June 23, 1864.
William Aubrey, of Alabama, to rank from June 23, 1864.

Military storekeepers.

( With pay and allowance of first lieutenants of infantry, under act approved June 4,

1864. )

Carrington Mason, of Mississippi, to rank from June 23, 1864.
Thomas S. Martin, of Mississippi, to rank from June 23, 1864.
W. D. Bell, of South Carolina, to rank from July 6, 1864.
W. W. Tyler, of Virginia, to rank from July 30, 1864.
E. Ledyard, of Alabama, to rank from September 6, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secixtary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

5.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864-
To the Senate of tlie Confedei-ate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 92.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 17, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Chaplains.

(Under act approved May 31, 1864.)

M. M. Marshall, of North Carolina, for duty at General Hospital, Kittrell's Spring,
to rank from June 15, 1864.

Aug. Angerer, of South Carolina, for duty at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va.,
to rank from July 19, 1864.



396 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 21, 1864.

W. A. Hall, of Louisiana, for duty with Washington Artillery Battalion, to rank
from June 15, 1864.

Jarvis Buxton, of North Carolina, for duty at hospital, Asheville, N. C, to rank
from July 16, 1864.

T. W. Scott, of Virginia, for duty at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, Va., to
rank from July 28, 1864.

J. O. A. Cook, of Georgia, for duty with Second Georgia Battalion, to rank from
July 28, 1864.

Elisha Hedden, of Georgia, for duty with Thirtieth Georgia Battalion Cavalry, to
rank from July 30, 1864.

J. C. Sturgeon, of Alabama, for duty at Howard's Grove Hospital, to rank from
August 27, 1864.

T. C. C. Drewrv, of Virginia, for duty at Winder Hospital, to rank from Septem-
ber 21, 1864.

N. G. Robinson, of Virginia, for duty with Thirtieth Georgia Battalion Sharp-
shooters, to rank from October 18, 1864.

J. K. Harris, of Virginia, for duty Avith Twenty-third Virginia Battalion, to rank
from June 15, 1864.

L. W. Haslup, of Virginia, for duty at General Hospital, Lynchburg, Va., to rank
from September 24, 1864.

I am, sir, respe(;tfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.

To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

6.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate State.'i:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Samuel L.
Welch, of Texas, to be surgeon in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States
of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 86.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 15, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Samuel L. Welch, of
Texas, to l>e a surgeon in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America,
for duty in Trans- .Mississippi Department, to rank from December 9, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

7.] E.YECUTiyE Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate W. P.
Grayson, of Kentucky, to be colonel (under act approved October 11, 1862) in the
Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 85.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 15, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of W. P. Grayson, of
Kentucky, to be colonel (to raise a regiment in Kentucky), under act approved
October 11, 1862, in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America, to
rank from October 10, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.



Dec. 2!, 1864.] SEI^ATE. 397

8.] Executive Department, Cuxfederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 90.] AVar Department, Confederate States of America.

Richmond, December 17, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America (for distinguished valor
and skill):

Lieutenant-colonel.

■ Claiborne Snead, of Georgia, to be lieutenant-colonel Third Georgia Regiment,
vice Lieutenant-Colonel Nisbet, retired, to rank from July 13, 1864.

Major.

B. E. Nicholson, of South ('arolina, to be major, Hampton Legion, vice Major
Arnold, promoted, to rank from September 3, 1864.

Captain.^.

Charles F. Force, of Alabama, to be captain Company E, Fifty-first Alabama Cav-
alry Regiment, vice Captain Edwards, resigned, to rank from July 3, 1864.

George F. Cherry, of Georgia, to be captain Company A, Forty-fifth Georgia Regi-
ment, vice Captain Munch, killed, to rank from June 15, 1864.

A. J. Brown, of North Carolina, to be captain Company E, Thirty-eighth North
Carolina Regiment, vice Captain McRae, killed, to rank from August 8, 1864.

E. M. Ware, of Virginia, to be captain Company G, Fifth Virginia Cavalry Regi-
ment, vice Captain Clay, deceased, to rank from xlugust 21, 1864.

G. E. Plaster, of Virginia, to be captain Company H, Sixth Virginia Cavalry Regi-
ment, vice Captain Adams, resigned, to rank from October 27, 1864.

J. C. Barton, of Mississippi, to be captain Company A, Twenty-sixth Mississippi
Regiment, vice Captain Malone, dropped, to rank from October 27, 1864.

W. G. Terrell, of South Carolina, to be captain Company F, First South Carolina
(Orr's) Rifle Regiment, vice Captain Fullerton, killed, to rank from November 2, 1864.

Second lieutenant.'^.

William F. Ford, of Texas, to be second lieutenant Company B, Fourth Texas
Regiment, to rank from June 16, 1864.

E. S. Wooldridge, of Virginia, to be second lieutenant Parker's battery, vice Lieu-
tenant Saville, deceased, to rank from September 10, 1864.

A. P. Irby, of South Carolina, to be secoinl lieutenant Company H, Seventh South
Carolina Regiment, vice Lieutenant Weston, promoted, to rank from October 27, 1864.
1 am, sir, respectfullv, vour obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

9.] Executive Department, Confedek.^te States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864-
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, resj)ectively.

JEFFERSON DAVlS.



398 JOUENAL OF THE [Dec. 21, 1864.

No. 81.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Rirlmwnd, December 15, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

COMMANDANTS OF CAMPS OF INSTRUCTION, UNDER ACT APPROVED OCTOBER 8, 1862.

Majors.

W. V. Thompson, of Tennessee, to rank from March 1, 1864.
J. C. Gallagher, of Louisiana, to rank from February 19, 1864.

F. Clarke, of Louisiana, to rank from March 1], 1864.

Allen J. Green, of South Carolina, to rank from April 14, 1864.
J. R. McLean, of North Carolina, to rank from April 1, 1864.
J. C. Johnston, of Kentucky, to rank from September 9, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

10.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate the officers
on the accompanying list to the grades affixed to their names, respectively.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 89.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 16, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the following nominations for appointment
in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America:

Colonels.

William E. De Moss, of Tennessee, to be colonel Tenth Tennessee Cavalry Regi-
ment (formed bv consolidating Napier's and Cox's battalions cavalry), to rank from
June 15, 1864.

W. T. Robins, of Virginia, to be colonel Twenty-fourth Virginia Cavalry Regi-
ment (formed by increasing the Forty-second Virginia Battalion Cavalry), to rank
from June 14, 1864.

D. E. Scruggs, of , to be colonel of Second Regiment, Troops Local Defense

(Richmond) (formed by consolidating the Second and Sixth battalions, Troops
Local Defense), t<i rank from August 29, 1864.

Janu's C. Malone, of Alabama, to be colonel Ninth Alabama Cavalry Regiment
(formed by consolidating the Fourteenth and Nineteenth battalions cavalrj'), to rank
from Sejitember 5, 1864.

T. W. White, of Mississippi, to be colonel Eighth Mississippi Cavalry Regiment
(formed by increasing the Nineteenth Battalion Cavalry), to rank from September 8,
1864.

John McAnerney, of Alabama, to be colonel Third Regiment, Troops Local Defense
(Richmond) (formed by increasing the Third Battalion, Troops Local Defense), to
rank from September 28, 1864.

R. O. Pickett, of .\labama, to be colonel Tenth Alabama Cavalry Regiment
(formed by consolidating two battalions), to rank from September 22, 1864.

lAeMenant-coloueJs.

L. R. Terrell, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Forty-seventh Alabama Regi-
ment, the officers entitled to promoticm waiving claims, vice Lieutenant-Colonel
Bulger, promoted, to rank from June 15, 1864.

G. W. Scott, of Florida, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifth Florida Battalion Cavalry
(the battalion having been increased to eight comj^anies), to rank from July 20, 1864.

W. E. Tanner, of Virginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Second Regiment, Troops
Local Defense (Richmond) (formed by con.'^olidating the Second and Sixth battalions,
Troops Local Defense), to rank from August 29, 1864.



Dec. 21, 1864.] SENATE. 399

S. F. Sutherland, of Maryland, to be lieutenant-colonel Third Regiment, Troops
Local Defense (Richmond) (formed by increasing the Third Battalion, Troops Local
Defense), to rank from September 23, 1864.

P. J. Ennis, of Virginia, to be lieutenant-colonel Fifth Battalion, Troops Local
Defense (Richmond) (an original vacancy), to rank from September 21, 1864.

J. R. Powell, of Alabama, to be lieutenant-colonel Tenth Alabama Cavalry Regi-
ment (formed by consolidating two battalions), to rank from September 22, 1864.

Majom.

T. H. Ayres, of Virginia, to be major First Battalion, Troops Local Defense (Rich-
mond), the officers entitled to promotion waiving (claims, vice Major Ford, resigned,
to rank from August 31, 1864.

Boiling Baker, of Florida, to be major Third Regiment, Troops Local Defense
(Richmond) (formed by increasing the Third Battalion, Troops Local Defense), to
rank from September 23, 1864.

E. M. Boykin, of South Carolina, to be major Seventh South Carolina Cavalry
Regiment (an original vacancy), to rank from Septeml)er 7, 1864.

J. B. Vaughan, of Virginia, to l)e major Fifth Battalion, Troops Local Defense
(Richmond) (an original vacancy), to rank from September 26, 1864.

\V. P. Wrenn, of Alabama, to be major Tenth Alabama Cavalry Regiment ( formed
by consolidating two battalions), to rank from September 22, 1864.

C'dptahis.

McP. Wright, of South Carolina, to be captain Company K, Twenty-second South
Carolina Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion found incompetent, vice Captain
Crawford, resigned, to rank from July 7, 1864.

J. C. B. Smith, of South Carolina, to be captain Company K, Twelfth South
Carolina Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion waiving claims, vice Captain
Nevill, resigned, to rank from July 6, 1864.

W. J. Sloan, of (leorgia, to be captain Company A, Forty-third Georgia Regiment,
the officers entitled to promotion waiving claims, vice Captain Reinhart, resigned, to
rank from July 13, 1864.

W. E. Cropp, of Georgia, to be captain Company C, Tenth Georgia Cavalry Regi-
ment, the officers entitled to promotion waiving claims, vice Captain Burke, resigned,
to rank from July 30, 1864.

J. H. Chamberlayne, of Virginia, to l)e captain Davidson's battery, second lieuten-
ant found incompetent, and first lieutenant waiving claim, to rank from August 4,
1864.

R. A. Tompkins, of Virginia, to be captain Company D, Third Regiment, Troops
Local Defense (Richmond), the officers entitled to promotion waiving claims, vice
Captain Ellery, killed, to rank from September 21, 1864.

M. Locke, of Virginia, to be captain Company A, Fifth Battalion, Troops Local
Defense (Richmond), the officers entitled to pi'omotion waiving claims, vice Captain
Zimmer, resigned, to rank from Septeml)er 6, 1864.

George Willcox, of North Carolina, to be captain Company H, Forty-sixth North
Carolina Regiment, the officers entitled to promotion waiving claims, vice Captain
McNeill, promoted, to rank from. November 4, 1864.

First lieutenants.

James B. Horton, of South Carolina, to be first lieutenant Company H, Second
South Carolina Regiment, tlie officers entitled to promotion w'aiving claims, vice
Lieutenant Perry, killed, to rank from July 7, 1864.

William H. Smith, of Virginia, to be first lieutenant French's battery, the officers
entitled to promotion found incompetent, vice Lieutenant Fizer, resigned, to rank
from August 25, 1864.

James E. Towson, of Virginia, to be first lieutenant Company D, Third Battalion,
Troops Local Defense (Richmond), the officers entitled to promotion found incom-
petent, vice Lieutenant Matthews, resigned, to rank from September 21, 1864.

Second lieutenants.

F. S. Spiller, of Virginia, to be second lieutenant Company B, Thirtieth Virginia
Battalion Sharpshooters, vice Lieutenant Boyd, resigned, to rank from June 15,
1864.



400 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 21, 1864.

F. K. Hiiger, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, First South Carolina
Regiment (enlisted men), vice Lieutenant Whaley, promoted, to rank from June 28,
1864.

O. N. Butler, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant. First South Carolina Regi-
ment (enlisted men), vice Lieutenant Wardlaw, promoted, to rank from June 28,
1864.

R. S. Rutledge, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant, First South Carolina
Regiment Artillerv, vice Lieut. T. A. Middleton, promoted, to rank from August
20, 1864.

W. G. Simms, of South Carolina, to be second lieutenant. First South Carolina
Regiment Artillerv, vice Lieut. E. B. Middleton, promoted, to rank from August
20, 1864.

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

11.] Executive Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate Alex. G.
Morgan, of Kentucky, to be assistant commissary, with the rank of captain in the
Provisional Army of the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 95.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 17, 1864-
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of Alex. G. Morgan, of Ken-
tucky, to lie an assistant commissary, with the rank of captain in the Provisional
Army of the Confederate States of America, for duty with Tenth Kentucky Cavalry
Regiment (an original vacancy), to date from November 2, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfullv, your obedient servant,

JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Kxcellency .Iei ferson Davis,

President, etc.
12.] Kxeci'tive Dep.vrtment, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 19, 1864.
To the Senate of the Confederate States:

Agreeably to the recommendation of the Secretary of War, I nominate T. P. Gibson,
of Kentucky, to hv (luartermaster, with rank of major in the Provisional Army of
the Confederate States of America.

JEFFERSON DAVIS.

No. 94.] War Department, Confederate States of America,

Richmond, December 17, 1864.
Sir: I have the honor to recommend the nomination of T. P. Gibson, of Kentucky,
to be quartermaster, with rank of major in the Provisional Army of the Confederate
States of America, for duty with Brig. (ien. H. B. Lyon, Department of Western
Kentucky (an original vacancy), to date from December 14, 1864.
I am, sir, respectfullv, vour obedient servant,

■ ■ JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War.
To His Excellency Jefferson Davis,

President, etc.

The messages were severally read.

Ordered. Thatthe\' be referred to the Committee on Military Aflfairs.

On motion l»y Mr. Sparrow,

The Senate resolved into open legislative session.



Dec. 22, 18G4.] SENATE. 401

THURSDAY, December 22, 1864.

OPEN SESSION.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dalton:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed the bill of the Senate
(S. 96) to extend the time within which holders of Treasury notes of the old issue
may exchange the name for notes of the new issue.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am
directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of their President.

Mr. Baker submitted the following resolution; which was considered
and agreed to:

Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the
expediency of amending the judiciary act by authorizing the judges of the district
courts to issue writs of mandamus to persons holding office under the authority of
the Confederate States.

On motion b}" Mr. Caperton,

Ordered^ That the Hon. R, M. T. Hunter have leave of absence
from the sessions of the Senate until Monday, the 2d day of Januar}^
next.

On motion b}^ Mr. Sparrow,

Ordered., That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged
from the further consideration of the message of the President of the
21st instant, in response to a resolution of the Senate calling for
information relative to the number of trials and convictions under the
acts of Congress to punish drunkenness in the Army.

Mr. Sparrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported

A bill (S. 150) to provide for the lighting and warming of the Exec-
utive Mansion, and for the supply of forage and commissary stores for
the use of the Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the Con-
federate States;

which was read the first and second times and considered as in Com-
mittee of the Whole; and no amendment being proposed, it was reported
to the Senate.

Ordered^ That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved^ That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered^ That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House
of Representatives therein.

Mr. Caperton, from the committee, reported that they had exam-
ined and found truly enrolled

A bill (S. 136) to provide funds to meet a deficiency in the appro-
priation to pay the officers and employees of the War Department.

The President having signed the enrolled bill last reported to have
been examined, it was delivered to the Secretary of the Senate and by
him forthwith presented to the President of the Confederate States for
his approval.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considera-
tion of the bill (S. 106) to repeal in part an act to regulate the destruc-
tion of property, under military necessity, and to provide for the
indemnity thereof, approved March IT, 1862; and

On motion by Mr. Sparrow,

Ordered^ That the further consideration thereof be postponed until
Monday, the 2d day of January next,
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402 JOURNAL OF THE [Dec. 22, 1864.

On motion by Mr. Baker,

The Senate reselved into executive session.

The doors having been opened,

On motion by Mr. Maxwell,

Ordered^ That when the Senate adjourn it be to Monday next.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow, the vote on passing the bill (S. 142) to
increase the number of acting midshipmen in the Nav}^, and to prescribe
the mode of appointment, was reconsidered.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow, the vote b}" which the said bill was
ordered to its engrossment and third reading was also reconsidered.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considera-
tion of the said bill.

On motion by Mr. Sparrow, to amend the bill b}- striking out the
word "nomination," in the tenth and twelfth lines, and inserting in lieu
thereof the word "recommendation,''

It was determined in the affirmative.

No further amendment being proposed, the bill was reported to the
Senate and the amendments were concurred in.

Ordered^ That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved^ That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered^ That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House



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