Wed. Dec. 12, 1827 North Carolina Journal December 12, 1827 -- Want of room compels us to give but a very brief summary of the proceedings of the General Assembly this week. GENERAL JAMES IREDELL of Edenton, has been elected Governor of the State for the ensuing year, upon the third ballotting and has been inducted into office. THOMAS SETTLE, ESQ. of Rockingham was unanimously elected Speaker of the House of Commons, in the place of GEN IREDELL. JOHN STANLY, ESQ., the member from Newbern, has resigned his seat, and is succeeded by WILLIAM GASTON, ESQ. JOHN SCOTT ESQ. of Hillsboro, has been elected Solicitor General, in the place of EDWARD JONES, ESQ., resigned. SCOTT had 107 votes, JOHN M. MOREHEAD, 45; and R. M. SAUNDERS, 37. ALFRED DOCKERY of Richmond County is elected Brigadier General of the 14th Brigade. The seat of ABNER NASH VAIL, on of the members of the House of Commons fromm Washington, was vacated, in consequence of his not being a Freeholder. LAWRENCE and LEMAY, have been elected Public Printers, without opposition. MR. JOHN S. HAYWOOD, who was elected Public Treasurer, in the place of his deceased Father, has resigned his appointment, in consequence of the Committee appointed by the Legislature, to examine into the state of the Treasury, having found a deficiency of about $69,000 and because, when he was elected, he did not know of the circumstance. His resignation has been accepted. An election for Treasurer is to take place this day. MR. HAYWOOD is again a candidtate. The other candidates are COL. WILLIAM ROBARDS of Granville and JOHN L. HENDERSON of Salisbury.
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