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FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1822. The following written message, from the President of the United States, was received yesterday, by Mr. Gouverneur, his Secretary. To the Senate of the United States:

Under the appropriation made by the act of Congress of the 11th of April, 1820, for holding treaties with the Creek and Cherokee nations of Indians, for the extinguishment of the Indian title to lands within the state of Georgia, pursuant to the fourth condition of the first article of the articles of agreement and cession, concluded between the United States and the state of Georgia, on the 24th day of April, 1802, a treaty was held with the Creek nation, the expense of which, upon the settlement of the accounts of the commissioners who were appointed to conduct the negotiation, was ascertained to amount to the sum of $24,695, leaving an unexpended balance of the sum appropriated, of $5,305; a sum too small to negotiate a treaty with the Cherokees, as was contemplated by the act making the appropriation. The legislature of Georgia being still desirous that a treaty should be held for further extinguishment of the Indian title to lands within that state, and to obtain an indemnity to the citizens of that state for property of considerable value, which has been taken from them by the Cherokee Indians, I submit the subject to the consideration of Congress, that a further sum, which, in addition to the balance of the former appropriation, will be adequate to the expenses attending a treaty with them, may be appropriated, should Congress deem it expedient.

JAMES MONROE. Washington, Feb. 25, 1822,

The message was read; and, .. On motion, by Mr. Elliott, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Finance, to consider and report thereon.

The following written message from the President of the United States, was also received at the same time, by Mr. Gouverneur, bis Secretary: To the Senate of the United States:

In compliance with a resolution of the Senate, of the 14th instant, requesting the President of the United States “ to make known to the Senate the annual disposition which has been made of the sum of $15,000, appropriated by an act of Congress of the year 1802, to promote civilization among friendly Indian tribes, showing to what tribes that evidence of the national bounty has been extended, the names of the agents who have been entrusted with the application of the money, the several amounts by them received, and the manner in which they have severally applied it to accomplish the objects of the act," I herewith transmit a report from the Secretary of War, furnishing all the information upon this subject in the possession of that Department.

JAMES MONROE. Washington, Feb. 25, 1822.

The message, together with the accompanying report, were read.

Mr. Thomas, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was recommitted, with certain instructions, the bill confirming the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge, reported the same with an amendment, pursuant to said instructions; and the amendment was read.

Mr. Eaton, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom the subject was referred, by a resolution of the Senate of the 2d of January last, reported a bill for ascertaining claims to land within the territories of East and West Florida; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading. Mr. King, of New York, submitted the following resolution for consideration:

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives do adjourn their respective Houses on the first Monday in April next.

Mr. Elliott submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee of Claims be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing for the final settlement of the militia claims of the state of Georgia for services rendered under the orders of the President of the United States, during the years 1792, 3, and 4.

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the erection of a marine hospital at or near to the city of New Orleans, for the accommodation of sick and disabled seamen of the United States, and for the accommodation of sick and disabled boatmen who descend the Mississippi river.' : Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, presented the petition of Joseph Red

man, praying that his pension may be allowed to take effect anterior to the time at which it commenced, for reasons stated in the petition; which was read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Pensions, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Lanman presented the petition of John Parker, of Connecticut, praying to be reinstated upon the pension list of the United States, or that some other relief may be granted to him, for reasons stated in the petition; which was read; and, in On motion,

Ordered, That it lie on the table. Mr. Barton, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of Byrd C. Willis, and others, of Virginia, reported a bill for the relief of the sureties of Joseph Pettipool; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Lowrie laid before the Senate certain resolutions of the legislature of the state of Pennsylvania, having for their object an alteration of the two judicial districts of the state, and a provision for holding an additional court; the resolutions were read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That they be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Findlay submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of prohibiting the importation of spirits.

The bill, supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act to authorize the appointment of commissioners to lay out the road therein mentioned,” having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled • An act to authorize the appointment of Commissioners to lay out the road therein mentioned.".

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill for the relief of Andrew Mitchell was read the second time.

The bill for the relief of Daniel Carroll, of Duddington, and others, was read the second time.

On motion, by Mr. Lloyd, The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 10th of January last, for appropriations of territory for the purposes of education; and, after debate,

On motion, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until Monday next.

On motion, by Mr. Brown, of Louisiana, It was agreed that when the Senate adjourn it be to Monday next: and,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 1822.

Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, presented the petition of Return J. Meigs, agent for the United States in the Cherokee nation, praying relief in the settlement of his accounts, in consequence of his having been robbed of a certain sum of money, as stated in the petition; which was read.

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Claims, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Ruggles presented the memorial of Henry P. Willcox, praying compensation for carrying George A. Hughes, the bearer of despatches from Havre de Grace to the United States; the memorial was read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Claims, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Lowrie presented the memorial of the Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of American Manufactures; the memorial was read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Holmes, of Mississippi, presented the petition of a number of the inhabitants of Alabama, praying certain regulations in the disposal of lands of the United States; the petition was read; and, .

On bis motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Public Lands, to consider and report thereon.

The bill for the relief of the President and Directors of the Plant, ers' Bank of New Orleans having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act for the relief of the President and Directors of the Planters' Bank of New Orleans.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

On motion, by Mr. Benton, Ordered, That the message of the President of the United States, of the 23d ultimo, respecting the sum of 15,000 dollars, appropriated to promote civilization among friendly Indian tribes, be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, gave notice that to-morrow he should ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the laws now in force as to the issuing of original writs and final process in the circuit courts of the United States, within the state of Tennessee.

The bill allowing a drawback on the exportation of cordage manufactured in the United States from foreign hemp was read the second time.

The bill for ascertaining claims and titles to land within the territories of East and West Florida was read the second time.

The bill for the relief of the sureties of Joseph Pettipool was read the second time.

On motion, by Mr. King, of New York, The Senate proceeded to consider, the resolution fixing the time for the adjournment of Congress on the first Monday in April next, and agreed thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 10th of January last for the appropriations of territory for the purposes of education; and,

On motion, by Mr. Smith, Ordered, That it lie on the table. .

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