bouse of reprcs<!ntattve5 may appoint, as a joint committee of ways and means ; and that Mr. Bigger and Mr, M'Connell be paid committee.
Ordered, Tliat Mr. Foos aoqyaiiit the house of representative* tlicrcwith,
Tlie senate adjourned 'till 10 o'clock, to-morrow morning.
TUESDAY, December 4th, 1810.
The senate met, pur.suant to adjournment. •
A message from the house of representati\es, by Mr, Pritchard.
Mr. Speaker—I am directed to inform the senate, that the house of representatives have assemliltd, formed a quorum, elect¬ ed Edward Tifiin, esq. their speaker, pro tem. and Fiiifph Osborn their clerk, pro tem. and are now ready to proceed to busines.s.
I'he certificate of the clectioD of David Abbot, senator for the counties of Geauga, Cuyahoga and Porfage, was laid before the senate ; the oatli to support the constitution of the United States, of this stiite, and the oaili of office, l)cing first administered to him according to law, he took his seat in the senate.
A message from the bouse of representatives, by Mr. Brush.
Mr. Speaker-—The house of rc|)resentatives liave passed a re- Bolution, th'it a committee of two memljcrs be appointed, to act wilh sucli committee as may be appointed by the senate, to wait on his excellency Samnel Huntington, govemor of this state, aod inform htm, that the two houses have assembled, formed a quo¬ rum, and ore ready to receive any commnnicadon he may t>e pleased to make.
Mr, Purviance laid before the senate, the memorial of Alexan¬ der MTleth, claiming, for reasons therein stated, a seat in the se¬ nate, as senator elect, for Champaign county.
The speaker laid before the senate, a ccrtidn document on the same suliject, ivhicli, togedicr with said memorial, were read, and ordered to lie on the table.
The speaker laid before the senate, a communication received from his excellency Samuel Huntington, governor of this state, which \\ as read, as follows :
Geniiemcnofthc senate, and oft!i£ house of represcntaihes,
I HAVE thought it my duty to hy before you, previously to the (itialJOcation of my successor to office, such information of an oicial nature, as I liuvc received since the close of the last session