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Mr Speaker—The ho-ise of rrprcscntativcs h;vc 5^asst^a r^-soluiions, re a'iip: toilie t:ss-jynptioii ofthe direct tax of thf Uiiit d Siate^-^ia \vhich Uieydc. •siu* ihe coricurrt^rcc of the senate.
'fhi; siiid usolunon wi;s rt'^d, committed to a conimitttre o[ ih<^ v. hole striiate, axid made llie order of thisd^y.
A tm.^S'gt'F;om the house of representutives by Mr.Spinctr.
Mr. SfeuJia—The- hoti^eof rfpresenfoiiv'\s have ps^i'd a hdl tuiiil'd uiuict to ii corporate the to.vn of Circkville, in the i^ouniy of Pickaway—ia which they desire t!ie concurrence of tne senate.
The tdiowiiig c(>mmuiiicatiou wab received from his excellency the governor: To the Scnnie. cuul
Hon. € if Rep reseutaih'S*
The htile opjioriunity afforded mc, from the sta¬ tion in wi.i.h I have b; en p!acrd, and an almost con. tinned absence fi'om the state for two or ihrce years past, to l)e acqu linted wi h the pniciical opcraiion ofthe laws, foii-ids for ihc present, witli few f xccp. tions, mv recontmend:»u<>n ol a charj^c or annieiid nient. Cominj^ Irom every portion ol tht* state, with knowle^e and experience t)n ^his snijcct, yourhon. orable bodv will be fully -hie to n^tdtrstand ai:d pro¬ vide for the wants of our filiow i.ioz^ns.—*I take the liberty to remark, thit frequent cJ.angcs in the I-jws without great nc^essit^, is producti\e ol much in* coiveuicnce, and I mav add, injury to society — It is evident, that the fewer the number of the Iavvs> and the less complicated, the more easily arc they understood, and the more ceriainly executed ; but when they are changed or dhered ev(*ry year^ il is impossible for any but i small portion oi'he com?nu- nity to uaderstaiid or cvtu know thitt iliey areenaet.