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OF THE

DEBATES OF CONGRESS,

FROM 1789 TO 1856.

FROM GALES AND SEATON'S ANNALS OF CONGRESS; FROM THEIR

REGISTER OF DEBATES; AND FROM THE OFFICIAL

REPORTED DEBATES, BY JOHN C. RIVES.

BY

THE AUTHOR OF THE THIRTY YEARS' VIEW.

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VOL. XI.

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 346 & 348 BROADWAY.

1860.

Checked'

ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1859, by

D. APPLETON & COMPANY, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of

New York.

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TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION.

PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES

IN

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.*

SESSION CONTINUED FROM VOL. XIL.

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appointed tellers; and, on counting the ballots, MONDAY, December 7, 1835.

it appeared that 225 had been given, as follows: At twelve o'clock, M., the House was called

For JAMES K. POLK,

132 to order by Mr. FRANKLIN, the Clerk of the last

JOHN BELL, Congress.

Scattering and blanks,

9 Election of Speaker.

The honorable JAMES K. Polk, of Tennessee, On motion of Mr. BEARDSLEY, the House having received a majority of all the votes proceeded to ballot for a Speaker.

given,

was declared duly elected Speaker of the Messrs. JOHNSON of Tennessee, EVERETT of 24th Congress; and returned his thanks for Vermont, and ANTHONY of Pennsylvania, were the honor conferred, in the following address :

• LIST OF MEMBERS.

Pennsylvania.-Joseph B. Anthony, Michael W. Ash,

John Banks, Andrew Beaumont, Andrew Buchanan, George Maine-Jeremiah Balley, George Evans, John Fairfield, Chambers, William P. Clark, Edward Darlington, Harmar Joseph Hall, Leonard Jarvis, Moses Mason, Gorham Parks, Denny, Jacob Fry, jr., John Galbraith, James Harper, SamFrancis O. J. Smith.

uel S. Harrison, Joseph Henderson, William Heister, EdFew Hampshire.-Benning M. Bean, Robert Burns, Sam- ward B. Hubley, Joseph R. Ingersoll, John Klingensmith, uel Cushman, Franklin Pierce, Joseph Weeks,

jr., John Laporte, Henry Logan, Job Mann, Thomas M. T. Massachusetts.—John Quincy Adams, Nathaniel B. Bor- McKennan, Jesse Miller, Matthias Morris, Henry A. Muhden, George N. Briggs, William B. Calhoun, Caleb Cushing, lenberg, David Potts, jr., Joel B. Sutherland, David D. George Grennell, jr., Samuel Hoar, William Jackson, Abbot Wagener. Lawrence, Leri Lincoln, Stephen C. Phillips, John Reed. Delaware-John J. Milligan. Rhode Island.--Dutee J. Pearce, W. Sprague.

Maryland.-Benjamin C. Howard, Daniel Jenifer, Isaac Connecticut.-Elisha Haley, Samuel Ingham, Andrew T. McKim, James A. Pearce, John N. Steele, Francis Thomas, Judson, Lancelot Phelps, Isaac Toucey, Zalmon Wildman. James Turner, George C. Washington,

Vermont.-Heman Allen, Horace Everett, Hiland Hall," Virginia.-James M. H. Beale, James W. Bouldin, Na. Henry F. Janes, William Slade.

thaniel H. Claiborne, Walter Coles, Robert Craig, George
Pero York.-Samuel Barton, Samuel Beardsley, Abraham C. Dromgoole, James Garland, G. W. Hopkins, Joseph
Bockee, Matthias J. Bovee, John W. Brown, C. C. Cambre- Johnson, John W. Jones, George Loyall, Edward Lucas,
leng, Graham H. Chapin, Timothy Childs, John Cramer, John Y. Mason, William McComas, Charles F. Mercer,
Ulysses F. Doubleday, Valentine Efner, Dudley Farlin, William S. Morgan, John M. Patton, John Roano, John
Philo C. Fuller, William K. Fuller, Ransom H. Gillet, Robertson, John Taliaferro, Henry A. Wise.
Francis Granger, Gideon Hard, Abner Hazeltine, Hiram P. North Carolina.-Jesse A. Bynum, Henry W. Connor,
Hunt, Abel Huntington, Gerrit Y. Lansing, George W. Lay, Edmund Deberry, James Graham, Micajah T. Hawkins,
Gideon Lee, Joshua Lee, Stephen B. Leonard, Thomas C. James J. McKay, William Montgomery, Ebenezer Petti-
Love, Abljah Mann, Jr., William Mason, John McKeon, Ely grew, Abraham Rencher, William B. Shepard, Augustine
Moore, Sherman Page, Joseph Reynolds, David Russell, H. Shepperd, Jesse Speight, Lewis Williams.
William Seymour, Nicholas Sickles, William Taylor, Joel South Carolina.- Robert B. Campbell, William J. Gray,
Turrill, Aaron Vanderpoel, Aaron Ward, Daniel Wardwell. son, John K. Griffin, James H. Hammond, Richard J, Man-

New Jersey.-Philemon Dickerson, Samuel Fowler, Thos. ning, Francis W. Pickens, Henry L Pinckney, James
Lee, James Parker, Ferdinand 8. Schenck, William N. Rogers, Waddy Thompson, jr.
Shinn

Georgia.-Jesse F. Cleveland, John Coffee, Thomas

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