by him on account of an erroneous assessment of his lands, made by the assessor of Clarke county; by Mr. Jett, of increasing the minimum rate of compensation to teachers of indigent children, to ten cents per day; by Mr. Ferrell, of releasing Wm. Anderson, Sheriff of Wetzel county, from certain fines; by Mr. Randolph, of reporting a bill for the relief of Chas. C. Davis, late Sheriff of Doddridge county; by Mr. Patterson, of allowing Joshua, a free person of color, to enslave himself to Robert Hutcheson, of Rockbridge county, without compensation; by Mr. Shannon, of reporting a bill to refund to V. S. Morgan, late Sheriff of Smyth county, a sum of money paid into the Treasury by him; by Mr. Edwards, of authorizing the County Courts to fix and regulate annually, the rates of ordinary keepers in the Commonwealth.
Petitions, &c.--The following documents were presented and referred: By Mr. Morris, the remonstrance of Thos. Moore and others against the repeal of the road law of Marshal