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194 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. Murfreesbofough, Eii/.abetli City and Ilortrord, roporied that the commit-tee had, according to order, had tlie said uiein^ina! uruler consideration, and instructc<l him to report a bill to incorp'rati? the Occacoik Navigation Company, and to recommend its passage. The said bdl \vas read tlse tirst time, and the question shall the said bill pass? vvas determined in the af-fifmative. On motion, ordered that the re poi t and bill be piinted, one copy for each nnemberof the Assembly. Mr. Jones, of Warren, frem the committee on the Judiciary, to whom <,vas referred a bill re;;ulaling the time within which demand shall be tnadc of the maker, and notice givc^j to the endorser of a bill, bond or promissory note, reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, an<l instructed him to return the bill,, and to recommend its rejection. On motion, ordered that the said report be laid on the tsble, and bo printed with the bill. Mr. Blount, with leave, presented a bill lo establish a work house in the county of Beaufort, and lor other purposes; anil Mr. Harper present-ed a bill to incorporate Jerusalem Loiige, in Greene county. The b:lls were read the first time, and tiie question, shall the said bills pass? was determined in the affirmative. A message from the Senate, informing th.at they had passed tl;e fol-lowing engrossed bilis;. to wit; a bill to add all tliat part of the second re-giment of militia of Burke county lying south of the Catawba river, in said county, to the first regiment; a bill for the relief of persons who have made entries of land witli entry takeis, or who have had lands sur-veyed by surveyors, who have not renewed their bonds agreeably to law; a bill to divorce William D. Taylor, of the county of Martin, from his wife Mary; and a bill to secure to Mary E. Rowland, of the county of . H^iobeson, such property as she may hei eafter acquire; and asking the con-currence of this House. Mr. Morehead.ifi pursuance to a petition, presente<l a bill to alter the dividing line between the first and second regiments of tlve militia of Guilford. The said bill was read the first time and passed. Received from his excellency the Governor, by his private secretary, the following communication: Tn the Honorabig the General Jlsseinbhi ofthe State ofj^orth 'Carolina. Gentleme-',—I have tlie honor here\vilii to ti'ansmit you the last annual report of the Board of Directors to the Stocklioldei'S of tlic IJoHiioke Na\igaiion Company, which has been received since the general report of tlie Board of Internal Improvement was commu-nicated. With great consideration, I have the honor to be your obedient servant. JAMES IREDELL. •Ex€<nitive Department, JV. C. \9th Dec. 1827. The said communication was read, and, on motion, the reports a<;com> panying the communication ordered to be printed, one copy for each mem-ber of the Assembly. The bill for the relief of persons who have made •entries of lands with entry-takers, or who have had lands -urveyed by suivcyors, who have not renewed their bonds agreeably to law, was read the first time, and the question, shall the said bill pass? was determined in the affirmative. Mr. Jones, of "Warren, from the committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a re'^ 'Union instructin<i them to inquiit whether any; and if any, what ;\l'era'i< iss are neces>;^!y to W made in the act, passed at the last session of the General Assembly, entitled " an act to prevent the
194 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Murfreesbofough, Eii/.abetli City and Ilortrord, roporied that the commit-tee
had, according to order, had tlie said uiein^ina! uruler consideration,