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The amendment to the bill, entitled "An act for the relief of certain insolvent debtors," having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment.

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

The bill, entitled “ An act providing for the disposal of the public lands in the state of Mississippi, and for the better organization of the land districts in the states of Alabama and Mississippi," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

The bill, entitled " An act explanatory of an act, entitled An act authorizing the settlement of accounts between the United States and Richard O'Brien, late American consul at Algiers," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

The bill, entitled “ An act confirming the title to a tract of land to Alzira Debriel, and Sophia Hancock,” was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

Mr. Stokes, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to which was referred the bill, entitled “ An act further to regulate the Post Office Department;" reported the same without amendment; and,

On motion, It was taken up and considered as in committee of the whole; and,

On motion, by Mr. Stokes, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be indefinitely postponed.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

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 or the relief of William Henderson,” a bill, enti

tied " An act authorizing the location of certain school lands in the state of Indiana;" a bill, entitled “ An act fixing the compensation of the Commissioner of the Public Buildings;" a bill, entitled " An act making further appropriations for the military service of the United States, for the year 1822, and for other purposes;" and, also, a bill, entitled " An act to provide for annuities to the Ottawas, Pottawatamies, Kickapoos, Chocktaws, Kaskaskias, to Mushalatubbee, and to carry into effect the treaty of Saganaw;" in which bills they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed several enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The House of Representatives have passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled “ An act to amend an act, entitled “An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers, approved 13th March, 1802;" and, also, the bill, entitled “ An act to abolish the United States' trading establishment with the Indian tribes."

They concur in the amendment of the Senate to the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of certain insolvent debtors.”

They have also passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled “ An act in addition to the act concerning navigation,” with amendments, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

On motion,
The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of
Representatives, to the bill last mentioned; and,

On motion,
Ordered, That they lie on the table,

The President signed the three enrolled bills last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee, to be laid before the President of the United States.

The bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of William Henderson," was read the second time by unanimous consent; and,

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

The bill, entitled “ An act authorizing the location of certain school lands in the state of Indiana,” was read the second time by 'unanimous consent; and,

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

The bill, entitled “ An act fixing the compensation of the Commissioner of the Public Buildings," was read the second time by unanimous consent; and,

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia, to consider and report thereon.

The bill, entitled “ An act making further appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year 1822, and for other purposes,” was read the second time by unanimous consenti and,

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

The bill, entitled 6 An act to provide for annuities to the Ottawas, Pottawatamies, Kickapoos, Choctaws, Kaskaskias, to Mushalatubbee; and to carry into effect the treaty of Saganaw,” was read the second time by unanimous consent; and,

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

Mr. Dickerson, from the Joint Library Committee, reported a bill to authorize the purchase of a number of copies of the sixth vol. ume of the laws of the United States; and the bill was twice read by unanimous consent; and,

On motion, It was taken up and considered as in committee of the whole, and the same 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.
After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned to six o'clock in the evening. -

six O'CLOCK IN THE EVENING.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill confirming grants to lands in the district west of

Pearl River, derived from the British government of West Florida, not subsequently granted by Spain, or the United States; and,

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

Mr. Knight reported, from the committee, that they had this day laid before the President of the United States the five enrolled bills last reported to have been examined and signed.

Mr. Lanman, from the committee, reported the bill to authorize the purchase of a number of copies of the sixth volume of the laws of the United States, correctly engrossed.

On motion, The Senate resumed the consideration of the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill, entitled “ An act in addition to the act concerning navigation:" Whereupon,

Resolved, That they concur therein.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

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 for the relief of the representatives of John B. Dash;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John M. Moody, and Samuel Moody;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Wilc liam Bartlett and John Stearns, owners of the schooner Angler, and Nathaniel Carver, owner of the schooner Harmony, and others;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Isaac Collyer and others;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Trapmaun Jahucke & Co." a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Alexander Roddy;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of William N. Earle;" a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of the heirs of Edward McCarty, deceased;"> a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John Byers;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Charles A. Swearingen;" a bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Solomon Prevost;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of David Cummings;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Anthony Kennedy;" a bill, entitled "An act for the relief of Nathan Branson;" a bill, entitled " An act for the relief of the legal representatives of John Girault;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Sally Vance;" a bill, entitled " An act for the relief of Joshua Bennett;" a bill, entitled 66 An act for the relief of William Dooly;" a bill, entitled “ An act for

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the relief of John Pellett;" a bill, entitled “ An act explanatory of an act for the relief of sundry citizens of Baltimore;" a bill, entitled "An act for the relief of Joshua Cannon, Reuben Hickman, and Fielding Hickman;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Marie Therese;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Samuel Ewings;" a bill, entitled “ An act vesting in the commissioners of the counties of Wood and Sandusky the right to certain lots in the towns of Perrysburgh, and Croghanville, in the state of Ohio, for county purposes;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John Crute;" a bill, entitled “ An act to repeal part of an act passed by the state of Maryland, in the year 1784, and now in force in Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, entitled · An. act for an addition to Georgetown, in Montgomery county;" a bill, entitled “ An act to incorporate the inhabitants of Georgetown, and to repeal all acts heretofore passed for that purpose;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the release of Amos Muzzy and Benjamin White, from imprisonment;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Edmund Kinsey, and William Smiley;" a bill, entitled “ An act requiring surveyors general to give bond and security for the faithful disbursement of public money, and to limit their term of office;" a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of John Post and Farley Fuller;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John Mattison;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of William Thompson;" a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Susan Berzat, widow; and the legal representatives of Gabriel Berzat, deceased;" a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of the legal representatives of John Guthry, deceased;" and, also, a bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of James Pierce;" in which bills they request the concurrence of the Senate. !! !!!!

They have also passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled "An act to continue in force · An act declaring the consent of Congress to acts of the state of South Carolina, authorizing the city council of Charleston to impose and collect a duty on the ton.. nage of vessels from foreign ports; and to acts of the state of Georgia, authorizing the imposition and collection of a duty on the tonnage of vessels in the ports of Savannah and St. Mary's.” And he withdrew.

The thirty-six bills last brought up from the House of Representatives, for concurrence, were read.

Ordered, That they severally pass to the second reading.

The bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of the representatives of John B. Dash;" the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of

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