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On motion, by Mr. King, of Alabama, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the bill, supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act to set apart and dispose of certain lands for the encouragement of the cul. tivation of the vine and olive;" and the bill having been amended, it was reported to the Senate 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.

On motion, by Mr. Holmes, of Maine, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill further to continue in force and perpetuate an act passed on the 20th day of April, in the year 1818, entitled “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled • An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the 2d day of March, 1799;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

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

It was determined in the affirmative.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill prescribing the mode of commencing, prosecuting, and deciding, controversies between states; and,

On motion, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, And made the order of the day for, Monday next.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for ascertaining claims and titles to lands within the territories of East and West Florida; and, the bill having been amended,

On motion,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.
After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1822. On motion, by Mr. Thomas, Ordered, That 'the Committee on Public Lands, to which was referred the memorial of the General Assembly of Indiana, praying

the grant of five or six thousand acres of untillable land, contiguous to Vincennes, to be used as a common by the inhabitants thereof, be discharged from the further consideration thereof.

On motion, by Mr. Noble, Ordered, That the Committee on Pensions, to which was referred the petition of Moses Smith; the petition of Chester Griswold; the petition of Sarah M.Kay, of New York; and, also, the petition of Amos Potter, and others, in behalf of Daniel Lacy, a pauper, bei discharged from the further consideration thereof, respectively.

Mr. Ruggles, from the Committee of Claims, to which the subject was referred by a resolution of the Senate, reported a bill for the relief of David Cooper; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading. Mr. Dickerson presented the petition of James Greene & Co. praying the imposition of a duty on imported copperas; the petition was read; and,

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

Mr. Dickerson, from the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures, to which was referred the bill, entitled " An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland and Georgia," reported the same without amendment.

Mr. Ruggles submitted sundry documents relating to the claim of the representatives of William Macomb; which were read; and,

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

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill, entitled . Ari act to alter the times of holding courts in the western district of Virginia, and for other purposes," reported the same without amendment.

The bill for the relief of John Baptist Belfort, and others, was read the second time.

The bill for the relief of the representatives of Elisha Winter and William Winter, was read the second time.

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 the representatives of John Donaldson, Thomas Carr, and others; and, On motion, by Mr. Thomas,

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The bill, supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act to set apart and dispose of certain lands for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive," 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 set apart and dispose of certain lands for the encouragment of the cultivation of the vine and olive.”

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

The bill further to continue in force and perpetuate an act, passed on the 20th day of April, in the year 1818, entitled “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the second day of March, 1799," 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 further to continue in force and perpetuate an act passed on the 20th day of April, in the year 1818, entitled • An act supplementary to an act, entitled . An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the second day of March, 1799.”

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

On motion, by Mr. Eaton, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the bill for ascertaining claims and titles. to land within the territories of East and West Florida; Mr. Talbot in the chair; and, the bill having been further amended,

On motion, by Mr. King, of New York, Ordered, That they lie on the table.

On motion, The Senate rosumed the consideration of the bill to authorize the building a light-house at Stonington Point, in the state of Connecticut, as amended; and, the bill having been further amended,

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two;" a bill, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the public buildings;" and, also, a bill, entitled " An act making an appropriation to defray the expenses of missions to the independent nations on the American continent;" in which bills they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

The said three bills were read.
Ordered, That they severally pass to the second reading.

The bill, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two;" and, also, the bill, entitled " An act making appropriations for the public buildings;" were read the second time, by unanimous consent; and,

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

The bill, entitled “ An act making an appropriation to defray the expenses of missions to the independent nations on the American continent," was read the second time, by unanimous consent; and,

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

On motion, by Mr. Lowrie, It was agreed to reconsider the vote of the Senate on passing to a third reading the bill allowing a drawback on the exportation of cordage manufactured in the United States from foreign hemp; and.

On motion, by Mr. Lloyd, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

On motion, by Mr. Holmes, of Mississippi, The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee on Public Lands, on the petition of William C. Jones; and, in concurrence therewith,

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

On motion, Ordered, That tho petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in com. mittee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to repeal the fourteenth section of “ An act to reduce and fix the military peace establishment,” passed the 2d day of March, 1821; 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 Morrison; Mr. King, of Alabama, in the chair; and, after debate,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1822.

Mr. Stokes submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of giving the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of North Carolina, entitled “ An act to incorporate a company entitled the Roanoke Inlet Company, and for other purposes."

Mr. Stokes also submitted the following motions for consideration:

Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post route from Asheville, in North Carolina, by Waynesville, Lovesville, on Scott's creek, the Public Square, on Tennessee river, Rabun Court House, in Georgia, to Habersham Court House.

Resolved, That the said committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of discontinuing the post route from Waynesville, in North Carolina, to Houstonville, in South Carolina.

Mr. Knight reported, from the committee, that they had examined and found duly enrolled the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John Anderson;" the bill, entitled “ An act to fix the limits of the port of entry and delivery for the district of Philadelphia;" the bill, entitled " An act for the relief of Jonathan N. Bailey;" the bill, entitled “ An act to remit the duties on a sword imported to be presented to Captain Thomas M‘Donough, of the United States' navy;" the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Solomon Porter, junior;" the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Gad Worthington;" and, also, the bill, entitled “ An act to amend the act, entitled . An act to es

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