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Vice President pro tempore, Mr. King elected, 618; his Yeas and nays, on armory bill, 800.
address on taking the chair.

on the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
Richard M. Juhnson elected by the Senate Vice certain crimes against the United States, 802,
President of the United States for four years,

805.
commencing on the 4th March, 1837, no elec on the Cumberland road bill, 807.
tion having been made by the college of elect bill to increase the military establishment, 840.
ors, 738; his letter of grateful acknowledg bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,
ment of bis election, 779; takes his oath of of.

846.
fice, enters on the duties of President of the report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
Senate, and delivers an address, 1035.

872.
Volunteers; a bill to make compensation to the Kentucky reduction of the tariff, 874, 884, 939, 965, 966,
and Tennessee volunteers who were discharged

975, 981.
without being called into service, considered, United States and Mexico, 985.
and ordered to a third reading, 807.

on recognising the independence of Texas, 986,
Yeas and nays, on referring the bill to extend the provis-

1013.
ions of the act regulating public deposites, 89.

op the bill to advance a million of dollars on the
the admission of Michigan, 267, 293, 294, 325.

two per cent. land fund of Alabama and Missis-
Treasury circular; 376, 563.

sippi, 986.
expunging resolution, 504.

on a motion to strike out the 2d section of the
land bill, 557, 661, 662, 666, 667, 668, 669, 692,

fortification bill, which provided for a deposite
693,694, 695, 696, 706, 727,728, 729,736,777.

of the surplus revenue, on the 1st of January
taking up the memorial of the American Coloni-

next, with the several States, 1006; the House
zation Society for a charter, 636.

disagreed to this amendment, and insisted on
abolition in the District of Columbia, 711, 723,

its disagreement, and the Senate adhered, by
724, 739.

yeas and nays, 1034.
on the bill for ceding the public lands, 753, 794. French and Neapolitan indemnity bill, 1009.
on the bill to designate the kind of funds receiva harbor bill, 1014.
ble for the public revenue, 778.

general appropriation bill, 1018.
on the fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.

road bill, 1019.
taking up the resolution proposing to recognise on the bill to aid the Falmouth and Alexandria
the independence of Texas, 797.

Railroad Company, 1021.

INDEX TO THE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS

IN TIE DEBATES IN THE SENATE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

gan, 278.

Bayard, Mr., Delaware, on the admission of Michigan, Black, Mr., Mississippi, on bill for the relief of the ex-
268.

ecutrix of R. W. Meade, 846.
expunging resolution, 458, 724.

Choctaw reservations of land, 852, 872.
land bill, 561, 660.

Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, Brown, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi.

711, 713, 714.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796. abolition in the District of Columbia, 508, 510.
Choctaw reservations of land, 853, 872.

land bill, 667.
Benton, Mr., Missouri, bis call for annual statements in bill for the cession of the public lands, 741.
relation to commerce and navigation, 5.

reduction of the tariff, 911, 914, 915.
Treasury circular, 21, 104, 533, 534, 578, 778. distribution question, 998.
expunging resolution, 128, 380, 485, 505, 506. Buchanan, Mr., Pennsylvania, on the admission of Mich-
the admission of Michigan, 128, 172, 246.

igan, 169, 171, 235, 310.
unexpended appropriations, 150, 155, 159, 167. building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
the land bill, 378, 379, 530, 556, 681, 731, 733.

325, 326.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 517.

the land bill, 378, 379, 559, 560, 561, 693, 731.
distribution of books, 726.

expunging resolution, 440.
bill for ceding the public lands, 750, 792.

French and Neapolitan indemnities, 521, 523.
the fortification bill, 779.

marine corps, 535.
the armory bill, 798.

American Colonization Society, 566, 567, 568.
bill to compensate the Kentucky and Tennessee copy-rights to foreigners, 671.
volunleers, 807.

abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, 709.
bill to increase the military establishment, 809, bill for ceding the public lands, 792.
828, 8.10.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 800, 805,
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,

806.
841, 842.

bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer-
reduction of tariff, 881, 902, 939, 966.

tain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
distribution question, 1001.

report on the relations between United States
supplying the committee rooms with certain

and Mexico, 854, 982, 983.
books, 1010.

reduction of the tariff, 873, 880, 948, 961.
Black, Mr., Mississippi, on the Treasury circular, 376, distribution question, 1003.
778.

recognising the independence of Texas, 1012,
land bill, 662, 681, 728, 731,

1013.

Calhoun, Mr., South Carolina, on reduction of duties, 69. , Crittenden, Mr., Kentucky, on the late court of inquiry
public deposites, 79, 85, 87, 88.

on General Scott, 841.
unexpended appropriations, 151, 152, 154, 157, report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
162.

864.
admission of Michigan, 167, 168, 204, 205, 206, distribution question, 1008, 1020, 1027.
294, 295, 317.

Cuthbert, Mr., Georgia, on the abolition of slavery in
building for United States courts at Philadelphia,

the District of Columbia, 715, 716.
326.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
Treasury circular, 375, 644, 778.

on the late court of inquiry on General Stott, 841,
surplus revenue, 376, 377.

844, 846.
land bill, 378, 379, 702, 729, 735, 736, 753, 758,

reduction of tariff, 875, 878, 883.
759.

distribution question, 997.
expunging resolution, 417.

Dana, Mr., Maine, on the admission of Michigan, 223.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 508, expunging resolution, 391.
509, 510, 710, 712, 718, 719.

land bill, 551.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 516, 520.

Davis, Mr., Massachusetts, on unexpended appropria-
acknowledging Texas, 528, 1012.

tions, 157.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566.

the admission of Michigan, 317.
copy-rights to foreigners, 671.

Texas, 419.
sick and disabled seamen, 691, 692.

French and Neapolitan indemnities, 522, 524.
election of President and Vice President, 700.

reduction of the revenue, 577.
foreign aggression on slave property, 725.

sick and disabled seamen, 690, 691, 692.
on the bill for a cession of the public lands, 739,

land bill, 694, 695, 760.
741, 742, 744, 790.

steam boiler bill, 777.
fortification bill, 779.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
armory bill, 798, 799.-

reduction of tariff, 874, 876, 877, 878, 894, 902,
Cumberland road bill, 804.

936.
bill to increase the military establishment, 807,

light-house bill, 1009.
826, 833, 839.

navy appropriation bill, 1014.
publishing Mr. Madison's writings, 852.

harbor bill, 1014.
the report of the committee on Mr. Madison's distribution question, 1032.
writings, 858, 865, 871.

Ewing, Mr., Ohio, on repealing the Treasury circular,
reduction of lariff, 873, 879, 902, 914, 915, 926,

8, 534, 562, 563, 778.
975.

the admission of Michigan, 170, 231.
distribution question, 992, 999, 1020, 1022, 1023. expunging resolution, 485.
light-house bill, 1009.

land bill, 529, 530, 535, 557, 558, 560, 667, 695,
navy appropriation bill, 1014.

726, 729.
Clay, Mr., Kentucky, his land bill, 20, 377, 380, 512,

land frauds, 666.
529, 530, 550, 555, 560, 645, 662, 665, 668, abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia,
759, 774.

707.
the Treasury circular, 360, 562, 778.

Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
expunging resolution, 429.

Choctaw reservations of land, 853.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 514, 517.

distribution question, 1030.
memorial in relation to foreign emigrants, 533. Ewing, Mr., Illinois, on the land bill, 681.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566,

Fulton, Mr., Arkansas, on the admission of Michigan,
568, 636.

290.
reduction of the revenue, 575.

land bill, 661.
counting the votes for President and Vice Presi Grundy, Mr., Tennessee, on the admission of Michigan,
dent, 617, 700.

128, 167, 169, 204, 205, 563.
land frauds, 666, 667.

building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 696, 697.

326.
bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 741. surplus revenue, 376.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 801, 806. Texas, 419.
Cumberland road bill, 803, 806, 807.

land bill, 529, 530, 534, 758.
bill to increase the military establishment, 839.

counting the votes for Presidert and Vice Presi-
bill for remission of duties on goods destroyed by

dent, 617, 698, 699, 700.
tre at New York, 849.

copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 671.
reduction of tariff, 873, 882, 967.

distribution of books, 725.
United States and Mexico, 982.

bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer.
inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.

lain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
distribution question, 993, 998, 1020, 1024.

reduction of tariff, 876.
recognising the independence of Texas, 1012.

inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.
Clayton, Mr., Delaware, on slavery in the District of Ilendricks, Mr., Indiana, on the expunging resolution,
Columbia, 777.

471.
the bill for amending the act for the punishment the Cumberland road bill, 802, 803, 804.
of certain crimes against the United States, 802.

the harbor bill, 1014.
Crittenden, Mr., Kentucky, on Treasury circular, 70. Hubbard, Mr., New Hampshire, on the Treasury cir-
the admission of Michigan, 290.

cular, 128, 778.
Joseph Nourse's claim, 645.

unexpended appropriations, 152, 165.
fortification bill, 794.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 709.
armory bill, 798.

bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 752,
bill to pay Kentucky and Tennessee volunteers,

780, 792.
807.

bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,
bill to increase the military establishment, 828.

816.

gan, 256.

Kent, Mr., Maryland, announces the death of his col. , Prentiss, Mr., Vermont, on the bill to amend the act for
league, Mr. Goldsborough, 3.

the punishment of certain crimes against the
on abolition in the District of Columbia, 507,

United States, 801, 805.
511.

Preston, Mr., South Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
reduction of the tariff, 965.
King, Mr., Alabama, on unexpended appropriations, expunging resolution, 397.
160.

recognising the independence of Texas, 526, 797,
the land bill, 379, 513, 529, 562.

1010, 1013.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 509.

the marine corps, 535.
Treasury circular, 534, 562.

copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 697.
American Colonization Society, 568.

election of President and Vice President, 701.
King, Mr., Georgia, on the admission of Michigan, 321. abolition in the District of Columbia, 713.
land bill, 645, 660, 728, 731.

the distribution of books, 725.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 712, 716.

the Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
distribution of books, 725.

bill to increase the military establishment, 839.
Knight, Mr., Rhode Island, on making annual statement on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,
of commerce and navigation, 5.

840, 841, 842, 845, 846.
the bill for the improvement of the useful arts, on Choctaw reservations of land, 854.
796.

on report of committee on Mr. Madison's wri-
armory bill, 800.

tings, 859.
reduction of the tariff, 965, 981.

reduction of tariff, 875, 928, 932, 957, 962.
Post Office bill, 1009.

Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.
Lion, Mr., Missouri, on abolition in the District of Co distribution qgestion, 996.
lumbia, 511.

Rives, Mr., Virginia, on public deposites, 89.
the land bill, 561, 696, 731, 734.

Treasury circular, 120, 343, 563, 635, 636.
land frauds, 666.

expunging resolution, 405.
the distribution of books, 726.

American Colonization Society, 568.
bill to increase the military establishment, 830, land bill, 663, 665.
837, 839.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 717, 720.
Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.

on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 843.
Lyon, Mr., Michigan, on the election of President and report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
Vice President, 700.

867.
barbor bill, 1015.

reduction of the tariff, 916.
Moore, Mr., Alabama, on the expunging resolution, distribution question, 996, 1025.
405.

navy appropriation bill, 1014.
land bill, 530, 672, 693, 728, 734.

Robbins, Mr., Rhode Island, on the publication of Mr.
bill to advance a million of dollars on the two per

Madison's writings, 849.
cent. land fund of Alabama and Mississippi, Robinson, Mr. Illinois, on ihe expunging resolution, 505,
986.

506.
bill for relief of John McCartney, 986.

land bill, 558.
Morris, Mr., Ohio, on the admission of Michigan, 168, Post Office bill, 1009.
170, 206, 212.

Ruggles, Mr., Maine, on the Treasury circular, 375, 562,
expunging resolution, 505, 506.

land bill, 667, 668, 669, 693, 695, 726, 727.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 509, the distribution of books, 726.
708, 709, 712.

bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
land bill, 512, 529, 530, 557, 561, 666, 668. Sevier, Mr., Arkansas, on the land bill, 557, 663, 679,
in relation to W. B. Lloyd's memorial, 530.

696.
Treasury circular, 562, 636.

land frauds, 667, 732, 734.
Nicholas, Mr., Louisiana, on land frauds, 666.

the distribution of books, 726.
sick and disabled seamen, 692.

bill for ceding the public lands, 786.
Niles, Mr., Connecticut, on reduction of duties, 69.

reduction of tariff, 874.
Treasury circular, 104, 375, 778.

Southard, Mr., New Jersey, on the Treasury circular,
unexpended appropriations, 162.

172.
the admission of Michigan, 285.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 712, 713.
expunging resolution, 408.

fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 508.

bill for ceding the public lands, 790.
land bill, 693, 735.

reduction of the tariff, 967.
copy-rights to foreigners, 697.

memorial from Cherokee Indians, 1010.
bill for ceding the public lands, 740, 780.

supplying the committee rooms with certain
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.

books, 1010.
report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings, Strange, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
862,

gan, 221, 305.
reduction of tariff, 877, 939, 953, 956, 962, 965. Treasury circular, 327.
distribution question, 998, 1008.

expunging resolution, 473.
Norvell, Mr., Michigan, on land bill, 667, 669, 735.

American Colonization Society, 567, 568.
election of President and Vice President, 698, bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 798.
699.

on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 845.
bill for ceding the public lands, 784, 794.

reduction of the tariff, 923.
the Cumberland road bill, 809, 804.

Swift, Mr., Vermont, on the land bill, 727.
reduction of the tariff, 966.

petition from town of Georgia, Vermont, praying
recognising the independence of Texas, 1010.

for abolition in the District of Columbia, 739,
Parker, Mr., Virginia, on the bill to amend the act for

777.
the punishment of certain crimes against the the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
United States, 802.

certain crimes against the United States, 802.

Tallmadge, Mr., New York, on a national bank in New Webster, Mr., Mass., on petitions for a duty on coal, 19.
York, 418.

deposite banks, 68.
the land bill, 662.

expunging resolution, 499.
Tipton, Mr., Indiana, on the admission of Michigan, 228. land bill, 669, 695.
Treasury circular, 376.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 714, 715,
land bill, 530, 535, 550, 553, 660, 661.

720
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, memorial in favor of a national bank, 737.
706, 711.

bill for ceding the public lands, 740, 744, 784.
bill for ceding the public lands, 792.

report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer-

861.
tain crimes against the United States, 801.

reduction of tariff, 873, 874, 880, 954, 958, 966.
bill to increase the military establishment, 829.

call on the Secretary of the Treasury and Secre-
reduction of the tariff, 978.

tary of the Senate for information, 967.
bill to remunerate Captain Hall for improvements distribution question, 998, 1008.
in firearms, 988, 991.

White, Mr., Tennessee, on the admission of Michigan,
Walker, Mr., Mississippi, on public deposites, 84, 86.

294.
the admission of Michigan, 226.

land bill, 559, 677, 681, 694.
on acknowledging Texas, 360, 527, 797, 986, abolition in the District of Columbia, 712.
1010, 1012.

bill to compensate the Kentucky and Tennessee
the land bill, 377, 380, 419, 512, 513, 529, 530,

volunteers, 807.
534, 557, 559, 560, 561, 663, 667, 668, 679, on Choctaw reservations of land, 854, 872.
694, 695, 696, 728, 729, 731.

Indian appropriation bill, 893.
Treasury circular, 533, 619, 778.

Wright, Mr., New York, on unexpended appropriations,
American Colonization Society, 565.

152.
bill for ceding the public lands, 750, 787.

the mint bill, 326.
Cumberland road bill, 807.

surplus revenue, 377.
Choctaw reservations of land, 854.

French and Neapolitan indemnities, 513, 515,
Wall, Mr., New Jersey, on the petition of the heirs of

518, 521, 523.
the late Colonel Philip Johnston, 123.

reduction of the revenue, 569, 577.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 511.

land bill, 693.
reduction of tariff, 879, 883,

a bill to remit duties on goods destroyed by fire
distribution question, 1007.

at New York, 847, 848, 849.
supplying the committee rooms with certain reduction of tariff, 872, 873, 874, 875, 878, 879,
books, 1010.

920, 930, 965.
Webster, Mr., Massachusetts, on repealing Treasury distribution question, 993, 1020, 1022, 1023.
circular, 18, 89, 635, 643.

harbor bill, 1014.

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Abolition memorials, 1120; resolution that all memorials | Bounty lands; the Committee on the Public Lands are
of this kind shall be laid on the table, without

instructed to inquire into the expediency of
reading or debate, 1120, 1156, 1339, 1396,

altering the laws on this subject, so as to allow
1397, 1411, 1424, 1513, 1585.

locations to be made on any lands subject to
Amendment of the constitution; a report on the subject,

entry at private sale, 1051.
1510.

Breed, Ebenezer, a bill for relief of, ordered to a third
Anderson, William, a bill for relief of the representatives

reading, 1424; bill passed, 1513.
of, 1296; rejected, 1313.

Buffalo harbor; a resolution directing the Secretary of
Appropriation bill, civil and diplomatic, 2010, 2099,

War to report the survey and examination of a
2143; passed, 2145.

harbor at the east end of Lake Erie, 1512,
navy, (see Navy.)

agreed to.
army, quee Army)

Canada trade; a resolution instructing the Committee on
Indian, (see Indian.)

Commerce to inquire into the expediency of re-
Army; a bill making appropriations for the army for

vising the laws regulating trade on the frontiers,
1837, 1130, 1554, 1756, 1908, 1949; passed,

1512; not passed.
1958.

Censure of Mr. Adams; a proposed resolution to that
a bill to increase the military establishment, 2149;

effect, 1610.
bill passed.

Chaplains; one ordered to be elected for each House, to
Atchafalaya railroad; a bill granting a right of way

interchange weekly; Rev. Mr. Comstock elect-
ihrough the public lands for this road, 1420; bill

ed on the part of the House, 1122.
ordered to be engrossed, 1424.

Coal; a petition from Massachusetts, praying for a duty
Bank of United States; a bill providing for the punish-

on foreign coal, 1049.
ment of reissuing its notes, 1897.

Coffee, General John, a Representative from Georgia;
a resolution proposing to prohibit the receipt

his death announced by bis colleague, Mr.
of the notes of the late bank for debts due the

Haynes, and the usual mourning ordered, 1046.
Government, until they shall cease to be re Colonization Society; a etition from Kentucky, asking
issued by its officers, &c., 1944.

pecuniary aid from Congress for this society,
a memorial from the president and directors

1585; subject laid on the table.
thereof, 1947.

petition from Colonization Society, 1755.

Committees, appointed, 1046.

Fortifications; a bill making appropriations for certain
Committee of investigation; complaint from members of fortifications for 1837, 1130, 1920, 1958, 2095,
the committee, of a certain publication in the

2145; a committee of conference appointed be-
official journal, 1573.

tween the two Houses, 2148; the committee can-
Commerce and navigation; a report from the Secretary

not agree; the House refuses to recede from
of the Treasury on the subject, ordered to be

their disagreement.
printed, 2156.

Freedom of elections; notice of Mr. Bell of his intention
Contempts of the House a resolution proposed, to define

to introduce a bill to secure the freedom of
the offence; rejected, 1755.

elections, 1453, 1516.
Crary, Isaac E., appeared as the Representative from French spoliations prior to 1800; a motion to print a list
Michigan; took his seat, 1504.

of the claimants, 2141; agreed to.
Creek reservations; a bill to authorize sales of these Geological reconnoissance; a resolution proposing the
reservations, 2155.

printing of an extra number of a report on this
Crimes in the District of Columbia, stated in a message

subject, by Mr. Featherstonhaugi, 1163; re-
from the President United States, 1412; re-

ferred to Library Committee.
serred to the Judiciary Committee.

General Post Office; a message from the President, en-
Cumberland road; a resolution from the State of Illinois,

closing a document from the Postmaster Gen-
in relation to this road, 1132.

eral, 1128; referred.
a bill for its continuance, 2072; passed, 2076.

Harbor bill, 1991, 2059, 2146; passed.
Currency bill; a bill designaling the funds receivable Herod, William from Illinois, appeared and took his seat,
for the revenue, 2085; passed, 2090.

in the place of the late Mr. Kinnard, 1451.
Dana, N. & L.; a bill to refund certain duties paid on Indian affairs; a bill to regulate the disposition of the
salt, 1388; bill rejected, 1420.

proceeds of lands ceded by Indian tribes, 1130;
a motion to reconsider the above vote of re-

passed.
jection; bill laid on the table, 1512.

a bill making appropriations for the suppression of
Dawson, William C., a new member from Georgia,

Indian hostilities, 1130; passed.
elected to supply the place of General Coffee, a bill making appropriations for the current ex-
deceased, took his seat, 1156.

penses of the Indian department, 1130; passed.
Decatur, Susan; a resolution granting her a pension, resolution proposing to instruct the Committee on
1571; passed.

Indian Affairs to inquire into the expediency of
Deposite banks; a resolution calling on the Secretary of

appropriating money to hold treaties and pur-
the Treasury to communicate the dividends and

chase lands from the Sac, Fox, Sioux, and
surpluses remaining in the several deposite

Winnebago Indians, 1148; agreed to, 1150.
banks, for the years 1833, '34, '35, and '36, hostilities; å bill for additional appropriations,
1177, 1212; agreed to, 1226.

2075; passed.
Dickson, David, late a Representative from Mississippi; Indian appropriation bill for the year 1837, 1515, 1525;
his death announced by his colleague, Mr. Clai-

passed, 1554.
borne, and a resolution passed for wearing Investigation reports and resolutions in relation to the de-
crape for one month, in testimony of respect for

posite banks, 2076; ordered to be printed, 2093.
his memory, 1045.

Jones, John Paul; resolution requesting the President to
Distribution surplus; a resolution directing the Commit.

prosecute with effect the claim of the United
tee of Ways and Means to report a bill to amend

States against Denmark, for the value of prizes
the 13th section of the act of last session to regu-

made by Jones in 1779, 1754; referred to the
Jate the deposites of public money, by releasing

Commiitee on Foreign Affairs.
the several states from any obligation to return Journals, on keeping of; a resolution offered on the sub-
the same, 1051; ordered to lie on the table.

ject, 1398.
Distribution question; a motion on the subject, 1926, Judicial system; a bill supplemental to an act to amend
1958; bill passed, 1991.

the same, 2147.
Durett, Louis, a bill for the relief of the heirs of, 1216. Kern and George; their memorial, as clerks, for a settle.
Duties, amount of; a resolution calling on Secretary of

ment, 1567, 1572; laid on the table, 1573.
the Treasury for the amount of duty collected Kilbourn, David, a bill for the relief of, 1571; passed,
on salt, &c., 1162; agreed to.

1573.
discriminating; a bill repealing them on Dutch Kionard, George L., late a member from Indiana; bis
and Belgian vessels, 2093; passed.

death announced by his colleague, Mr. Davis,
Elsineur, a petition relative to the quarantine at, 1427.

and the usual mourning ordered, 1047,
Executive administration; so much of the President's Knox, Andrew; a bill for bis relief, 1555; read a third
message as relates to the executive departments

time and passed, 1556.
referred to select committee, 1057.

Land bounty; a resolution instructing the Committee on
departments; a resolution proposing the appoint-

Public Lands to inquire into the expediency of
ment of a committee to inquire into the con-

providing by law à bounty for disbanded of-
duct of the different departments, 1170, 1399,

ficers, 1175; laid on the table.
1572; agreed to.

Lands, public; a resolution directing the Committee on
report from the above committee ordered to be

Public Lands to inquire into the expediency of
printed, 2143.

prohibiting by law the purchase of land at auc.
Exploring expedition; resolution calling on the President

tion, with a view to forteit them, and then ob-
for information of its progress, 1570; agreed to.

tain them at Government price, 1204; agreed
Fire companies in the District of Columbia; a bill to or-

to, 1205.
ganize them, passed, 2092.

a resolution for appointing a select committee to
Foreign grain; Committee on Agriculture were instruct-

inquire into the expediency of granting to the
ed to inquire into the expediency of abolishing

several states their just portion of the public
the duties on it, 1050.

Jands, 1242.
Foreign consuls; resolution directing the Committee on a bill to probibit the sales of public lands except
Foreign Affairs to inquire into the expediency

to actual settlers in limited quantities, 2091; laid
of abolishing the office of agent of claims at

on the table.
Paris and London, 1172.

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