Excellency, the Governor, reported that the aaid committee hatl jjcrformed the duty assigned to them ; and received f(»r ttiwwCT that hia excellency^ would on to-morrow at ele¬ ven o'cltfck make a communication to both houses of tlii» General Asscmblj by meHSiige in writing. On motion, of Mr. RuHsel,
Ordered, Tliat a committee of two members be appfjm- ted on the nart of the Senate to act jointly with such com¬ mittee aa may be appointed by the house of RcpreBenta- tives as a standinc committee of Claims : And a committee was thereupon appointed of Messrs. Russel and Mathews, on tine part of the Senate. .. u - r j
Ordered, that the house of Representives be mformed
Tlie Senate then adjourned until to-morrow morning ten
TUESDAY. December 5th 18m Senate met pursuant to adjournment, Mr. Harrison a memlier of the senate fropm Hamiltjon county, apjieared and took hia seat.
A message from the house of representatives.
Mr. speaker. The houite of representatives have referred to a commit¬ tee of three members, a memorial of certain road comjnis- sioners appointed to lay out a road from Mt- V^ernon to Sandusky, &.€. praying that a law may be passed authoriz- ini; the county commissioners of tlie counties through whicb said roads pass, to allow them compensation for tlie same— to report tliereon. On motion. The senate tiien resolved itself into a committee of the whole, upon the preamble and r&solutiun offered on yester¬ day, by Mr. Col«, upon the subiect of reducing certain fees and suaiies ; and after some time spent tlierein tlie speak¬ er resumetl the cliair, and Mr. M'Lean reported, that tlie committee according to ortler, had had under consideration tJie said preamble and resolution, and had stricken out said preamble, which report he presented at 4he clerk's table.
A messapje was received from his excellency tlie Govern¬ or, by tlvc secretary of state, which was taken up and with the utccompanyiug documents read m follows ;
Fellotv Citizens of tfi« Senate^
and of t!te Lfouse of Representatives, EN addre&siag you oa t£i8 iMxasion* I should have expe-