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as are interred at the city of Washington, be paid out of the contingent fund: Provided, The expense of erecting the same shall not, in each case, exceed the sum of one hundred and scventy dollars.

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, having been previously reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time; and,

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act 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.”

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

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dougherty, their Clerk:

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of their President. And he withdrew.

The President signed the enrolled bill last reported to have been examined, and it was delivered to the committee, to be laid before the President of the United States. Mr. Macon submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of altering the third article of the General Regulations of the Army, on the subject of brevet'rank, so as to make it conform to the sixty-first section of the Articles of War.

Mr. Lanman, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, to which was referred the letter from Charles Bulfinch, architect of the Capitol, relative to the appropriation of a committee room for the reception of one of Colonel Trumbull's series of paintings, made a leport, which was read.

On inotion, by Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to define admiralty jurisdiction; and, the bill having been amended, it was reported to the House; and, the amendments being concurred in,

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

On motion, by Mr. Smith,

Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary, to which were referred several memorials and petitions on the subject of a bankrupt law, be discharged from the further consideration thereof.

On motion, by Mr. Thomas, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill supplemental to an act, entitled “ An act authorizing the disposal of certain lots of public ground in the city of New Or. leans and town of Mobile;" 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 ime?"

It was determined in the affirmative,
It was determined in the affirmative, eas .... 31,

Nays. ... 5.
On motion, by Mr. Chandler,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators pre-
sent, those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. Holmes, of Miss. Mr. Pleasants,
Barton,

Johnson, of Ken. Ruggles,
Benton,

Jobnson, of Lou. Seymour,
Boardman,
King, of Alab.

Stokes,
Brown, of Loub - King, of N. York, Thomas,
Brown, of Ohio, Knight,

Van Dyke,
D'Wolf,
Lanman,

Walker,
Dickerson,
Lowrie,

Williams, of Miss.
Eaton,
Mills,

Williams, of Ten..
Findlay,

Noble,
Gaillard,

Otis,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Chandler, Mr. Macon, Mr. Smith.

Holmes, of Maine, Parrott,
The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill to amend the act,
entitled “ An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the
United States;" and,

On the question to agree to the following proviso to the first sec. tion, proposed by Mr. Williams, of Tennessee: Provided, neverthe less, That all notes of and under ten dollars, issued by said bank, shall be payable at the principal bank, or at any of the Branches of said bank:'

5 Yeas . ... 22, It was determined in the affirmative,

Nays . . ... 19.

Ware,

On motion, by Mr. Smith,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators pre-
sent, those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. Lanman, Mr. Talbot,
Barton,
Lloyd,

Taylor,
Brown, of Ohio, Macon,

Thomas,
Chandler,
Noble,

Walker,
Elliott,

Palmer,
Gaillard,
Pleasants,

Williams, of Ten.
Johnson, of Ken. Ruggles,
King, of Alab. Smith,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Boardman, Mr. Johnson, of Lou. Mr. Seymour,
D'Wolf,..

King, of N. York, Southard,
Dickerson, · Knight,

Stokes,
Eaton,
Lowrie, .

Van Dyke,
Findlay,
Mills,

Williams, of Miss.
Holmes, of Maine,

Otis,
Holmes, of Miss. Parrott,
And, a further amendment having been proposed to the bill,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.'

THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1822.

The Senate proceeded to consider the motion of the 13th instant, for instructing the Committee on Military Affairs to inquire into the expediency of altering the third article of the General Regulations of the Army; and agreed thereto.

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on the District of Columbia, to which was referred the letter from Charles Bulfinch, architect of the Capitol, relative to a room to deposite the third painting of the series of national paintings for inspection; and,

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

The Senate resumed 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 proposed amendment; and, the bill having been further amended,

On motion, by Mr. Barbour, To strike out the first section of the bill, amended, as follows:

“ Tbat it shall be lawful for the directors of the Bank of the United States to appoint an agent and a register, to reside at Philadelphia; and that all bills and notes of the said corporation, issued after the first appointment of such agent and register, shall be signed by the agent, and countersigned by the register; that such bills and notes shall have the like force and effect as the bills and notes of the said corporation which are now signed by the president and countersigned by the cashier thereof; and that, as often as an agent or register of the said corporation shall be appointed, no note or bill signed by an agent or countersigned by a register, shall be issued, until public notice of the appointment of such agent or register shall have been previously given, for ten days, in two gazettes printed at the city of Washington: Provided, nevertheless, That all such notes issued by said bank, of and under ten dollars, shall be payable at the principal bank, or at any of the branches of said bank:"

Yeas ..., 23,. It was determined in the affirmative,

s Nays . . . . 19. 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. Barbour, Mr. Lanman, Mr. Seymour, Benton, Lloyd,

Smith,
Brown, of Ohio, Macon,

Talbot,
Chandler,
Mills,

Taylor,
ᎠWolf,
Palmer,

Thomas,
Eaton,
Parrott,

Van Dyke,
Holmes, of Miss. Pleasants,

Williams, of Miss.
Knight,

Ruggles,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barton, . Mr. Johnson, of Ken. Mr. Southard,

Brown, of Lou. '' Johnson, of Lou. Stokes,
Dickerson,

King, of Alab... Walker,
Edwards,

King, of N. York, Ware,
Elliott,
Lowrie,

Williams, of Ten.
Findlay,

Morril, Holmes, of Maine, Noble, On the question, “ Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative. S Yeas . • .• 27, was determined in the amuralive, Navs. 13.

On motion, by Mr. Smith,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators pre-
sent, those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. Holmes, of Miss. Mr. Parrott, .
Barton,

Johnson, of Ken. Pleasants,
Benton,

Johnson, of Lou. Seymour,
D'Wolf,

King, of Alab. Southard,
Dickerson,
King, of N. York,

Stokes,
Eaton,
Knight,

Van Dyke,
Edwards,
Lloyd,

Walker,
Findlay,
Lowrie,

Ware,
Holmes, of Maine, Mills,

Williams, of Miss.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Brown, of Ohio, Mr. Noble,

Mr. Taylor,
Chandler,

Palmer,
Elliott,
Ruggles,

Williams, of Tenis
Lanman,

Smith,
Macon,

Talbot, The bill for the relief of James H. Clark; the bill supplemental to an act, entitled “ An act authorizing the disposal of certain lots of public ground in the city of New Orleans and town of Mobile; and, also, the bill to define admiralty and maritime jurisdiction; were severally reported by the committee correctly engrossed.

After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

Thomas,

FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1822..

Mr. Thomas, from the Committee on Public Lands, to which was referred the memorial of John Gilder and others, a committee of superintendence of the East Florida Coffee Land Association, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, That the committee be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

The report and resolution were read. Mr. Walker presented the memorial of a number of the inhabitants of the counties of Mobile and Jackson, in the state of Alabama, pray

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