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11th instant, reported a bill to prevent war among the Indian tribes within the territorial limits of the United States; the bill was read; and

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading. Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, gave notice that to-morrow he should ask leave to introduce a bill to establish, on the western waters, a national armory. Mr. Lowrie submitted the following resolution, which was read:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate procure, for the use of the Senate and of the Standing Committees thereof, five copies of Tanner's new American Atlas, at a price not exceeding thirty dollars for each copy, to be paid for out of the contingent fund.

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Walker presented the petition of John B. Hogan, late paymaster in the army of the United States, praying certain allowances in the settlement of his accounts; the petition was read; and,

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

Mr. Soutbard gave notice that to-morrow he should ask leave to introduce a bill to alter the times and places of holding the district court in the district of New Jersey.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, 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, by Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Ordered, That it lie on the table.

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to designate the boundaries of a land district, and for the establishment of a land office, in the state of Indiana; and,

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

After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1822. Mr. Ruggles, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the petition of John S. Larrabee, Moses Sheldon, and John Morton, sureties for Walter Sheldon, 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. Noble, from the Committee on Pensions, to which was referred the petition of Joseph Redman, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, That the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition. The report and resolution were read. Mr. Noble, from the same committee, to which was referred the petition of Charles Simpson, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution: Resolved, That the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition.

On motion, by Mr. Noble, Ordered, That the Committee on Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Wentworth Lord.

The resolution directing the purchase of five copies of Tanner's new American Atlas was read the second time.

On motion, by Mr. Van Dyke, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Francis Larche.

The bill to prevent war among the Indian tribes within the territorial limits of the United States;

The bill for the relief of the legal representatives of Joseph Hodg. son, deceased; and,

The bill to repeal the fourteenth section of “ An act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment,” passed the second day of March, 1821; were severally read the second time.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in cominittee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to designate the boundaries of a land district, and for the establishment of a land office, in the state of Indiana; and,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill for the relief of John Donnelson, Thomas Carr, and others; and,

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

Agreeably to notice given, Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to establish on the western waters a national armory; and the bill was twice read by unanimous consent.

On motion, by Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Ordered, That the said bill be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, to consider and report thereon. .

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John Gooding and James Williams; and, the same having been amended, it was reported to the House; and, the amendment having been concurred in,

On the question, “ Shall the bill be engrossed and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on Public Lands, on the memorial of the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of St. Augustine; and, in concurrence therewith,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill to reward Lieutenant Gregory, his officers and companions; and,

On motion, by Mr. Parrott, Ordered, That it be postponed to Monday next. · The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the resolution to compensate Tobias Simpson for services rendered; and, no amendment having been proposed, the President reported it to the House.

On the question, “ Shall this resolution be engrossed and read a third time?”

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled “ An act to provide for paying to the state of Missouri three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same;" together with the amendment reported thereto by the Com. mittee on Public Lands; and, the amendment having been agreed

to, the President reported the bill to the House amended accordingly, and the amendment was concurred in.

On the question, “Shall the amendment be engrossed, and the bill be read a third time as amended?”

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to provide for paying to the state of Mississippi three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sales of the public lands within the same; and,

On motion, by Mr. Williams, of Mississippi, Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill to provide for paying to the state of Alabama three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sales of public lands within the same; and,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill prescribing the mode of commencing, prosecuting, and deciding controversies between states; and,

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

On motion, by Mr. Benton, The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill to abolish the United States trading establishment with the Indian tribes, and to provide for opening the trade to individuals; and Mr. Benton proposed certain amendments thereto.

On his motion, Ordered, That the bill be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, Monday next; and that the proposed amendments be printed for the use of the Senate.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill for the relief of Samuel Walker; and no amendment having been proposed, the President reported the bill to the House.

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

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill for the relief of William Nott, Stephen Henderson, and Nathaniel Cox, syndics of the creditors of George T. Phillips, late of

the city of New Orleans, deceased; and the same having been amended, it was reported to the House accordingly; and, the amendment being concurred in,

On the question, “ Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill to authorize the state of Illinois to open a canal through the public lands to connect the Illinois river and Lake Michigan; together with the amendments reported thereto by the Committee on Public Lands; and the amendments having been agreed to, it was reported to the House accordingly; and, the amendments being concur. red in,

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

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill granting to the corporation of the city of Mobile, in the state of Alabama, certain lots of ground in the said city; 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 Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the resolution directing the classification and printing of the accounts of the several manufacturing establishments and their manufactures, collected in obedience to the tenth section of the act to provide for taking the fourth census; and, no amendment having been made thereto,' it was reported to the House; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of erecting a light-house and establishing buoys at or near the south coast of Florida.

On motion, by Mr. Lowrie, Ordered, That one thousand copies of the report of the Committee on Foreign Relations, to which was referred the memorial of R. Appleby and others, of Colleton district, South Carolina; and the resolutions of the Chamber of Commerce of the city of Baltimore; praying for the repeal of the laws closing the ports of the United

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