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On motion, by Mr. Barbour, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Boardman, Mr. Holmes, of Miss. Mr. Taylor, .

Brown, of Lou. Johnson, of Lou. Thomas,
Brown, of Ohio, King, of N. York, Van Dyke,
Chandler,
Lloyd,

Walker,
D’Wolf,
Parrott,

Williams, of Miss.
Findlay,
Pleasants,

Williams, of Ten.
Gaillard,

Ruggles,
Holmes, of Maine, Smith,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour, , Mr, Knight, - Mr. Seymour,
Barton,
Lowrie,

Stokes,
Benton,
· Macon,

Ware.
Elliott,

Palmer, Mr. Brown, of Ohio, presented the petition of Jesse Hunt, of Cincinnati, in Ohio, merchant, and also the petition of J. Remsen Holmes & Co. of Natchez, in the state of Mississippi, merchants, praying that duties paid by them, respectively, on certain goods imported into New Orleans, in the year 1816, and there destroyed by fire, may be remitted; the petitions were severally read; and,

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

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill for the relief of Ebenezer Stevens and others; and,

On motion, by Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States, as it respects the judicial power of the United States, in all controversies to which a state shall be a party; and, . On motion, . :

Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until Wednesday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill vesting in the respective states the right of the United States to all fines assessed for the non-performance of militia duty during the last war; and,

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

On motion, by Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the 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; and, no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the House; and,

On the question, “ Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?" It was determined in the affirmative.

On motion, The Senate resumed, as in comunittee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of James Clark; and,

On motion, by Mr. Smith, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, anilinadle the order of the day for, to morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to amend the act, entitled “ An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States, together with the motion to recommit the bill, with certain instructions; and, after debate,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 1822. '

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of Jesse Hunt, praying relief from the duties on goods consumed by fire, made a report, accompanied by tne following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted." The report and resolution were read. Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the same committee, to whom was also referred the petition of J. Remsen Holmes & Co. praying the same relief, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, that the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted. The report and resolution were read.

Mr. Benton presented the petition of Thomas Hardeman, of Howard county, in Missouri, praying that his title to a certain tract of land described in the petition may be perfected; the petition was read; and,

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

Mr. Knight reported, from the committee, that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two, and towards the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-three.”

The bill for the relief of Alexander Humphrey and Sylvester Humphrey was read the second time.

Mr. Stokes, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill for the relief of Thomas W. Bacot; the bill was read. Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

On motion, by Mr. Benton, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to enable the holders of incomplete French and Spanish titles to lands within that part of the late province of Louisiana which is now comprised within the limits of the state of Missouri, to institute proceedings to try the validity thereof, and to obtain complete titles for the same when found valid; and,

. On his motion,

Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, Thursday next.

The resolution to erect monuments over the graves of deceased members of the Senate, interred at the city of Washington; and, also, the bill to amend the laws now in force, as to issuing of original writs and final process in the circuit courts of the United States within the state of Tennessee; were reported by the committee correctly engrossed.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the bill to amend the act, entitled “ An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States;” Mr. Dickerson in the chair; and, the bill having been amended, it was reported to the House; and,

On motion, by Mr. Talbot,

Smith,

That the further consideration thereof be indefinitely postponed,

s Yeas . ... 11, It was determined in the negative, 3

aute, Nays . . . . 29. - On motion, by Mr. Talbot,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are, Mr. Brown, of Ohio, Mr. Noble,

Mr. Taylor,
Chandler,
Ruggles,

Thomas,
Lanman,

Williams, of Ten.
Macon,

Talbot,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. Holmes, of 'iss. Mr. Parrott,
Barton,

Johnson, of Lou. Pleasants,
Benton,

King, of Alab. Seymour,
Boardman,

King, of N. York, Southard,
ᎠWolf,
Knight,

Stokes,
Dickerson,
Lloyd,

Van Dyke,
Eaton,
Lowrie,

Walker,
Findlay,
Mills,

Ware,
Gaillard,
Morril,

Williams, of Miss.
Holmes, of Maine, Otis,
The bill having been further amended, and another amendment
having been proposed,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 1822.

Mr. Dickerson, from the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures, to whom was referred the bill to authorize the building a light. house at Stonington Point, in the state of Connecticut, reported the same, with amendments; which were read.

On motion, of Mr. Talbot, .. Ordered, That fifteen hundred copies of the message of the President of the United States, recommending the recognition of the independence of the South American provinces, be printed for the use of the Senate.

The bill for the relief of Thomas W. Bacot was read the second time.

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on Finance, on the petition of Jesse Hunt; and,

On motion, by Mr. Brown, of Ohio, Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The Senate also proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on Finance, on the petition of J. Reinsen Holmes & Co.; and,

On motion, by Mr. ;rown, of Ohio, Ordered, That it lie on the table. - Mr. King, of Alabama, presented the memorial of Lefebre Desnoettes, and others, French emigrants in Alabama, engaged in the cultivation of the vine and olive, praying a modification of the condition of their grant; the meinorial was read; and,

On bis motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Secretary of the Treasury, toconsider and report thereon.

Mr. Findlay presented the memorial of the Chamber of Commerce of Philadelphia, praying an appropriation for the purpose of repairing the old and erecting new piers in the Delaware, and erect

ing a light-house on Cape May; the memorial was read; and, . On his motion,

Ordered, That it be referred to the Coinmittee on Commerce and Manufactures, to consider and report thereon.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resurned the bill for the relief of Ebenezer Stevens, and others; and,

On motion,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of James H. Clark; Mr. Chandler in the chair; and, no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the House; and,

On the question, - Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?”

It was determined in the affirmative.

The resolution to erect monuments over the graves of deceased members of the Senate interred at the city of Washington, having been previously reported correctly engrossed, was read a third time and passed, as follows:

Resolved, That the expenses of erecting plain monuments, with suitable inscriptions, over the graves of such members of the Senate

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