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Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in said bills.

The House again resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 255) to authorize a change in the disposal of the land granted for the construction of the Illinois and Michigan canal;

And the said bill having been amended,

The question was put, Shall the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time?

Yeas,

67, And was decided in the negative,

Nays,

115, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. John Bailey, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, John Blair, Ratliff Boon, Elias Brown, Samuel Butman, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, George Evans, Edward Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, George Grennell, jr., Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Benjamin C. Howard, Jonathan Hunt, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph 1 Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George G. Leiper, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Charles F. Mercer, Ebenezer F. Norton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, James Shields, Benedict I. Seinmes, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standefer, James Strong, Samuel Swan, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-67.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, Noyes Barber, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Orowninshield, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, Horace Everett, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Poster, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Jabez W. Huntington, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Alem Marr, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Robert Monell, Henry A. Munlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, John Mercer Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, Thomas H. Siil, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, William L. Storrs, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.-115.

And so the said bill was rejected.

The House proceeded 10 the consideration of the engrossed bill (No. 477) to authorize the enclosure of a part of Lingan street, in the corporation of Georgetown; when it was

Ordered, That the further consideration of the said bill be postponed indefinitely

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill from the Senate, (No. 25,) entitled “ An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for paying to the State of Illinois three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sale of the public land within the same;"” and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Taylor reported the said bill without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 1831.

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made att unfavorable report on the petition of Robert Hillen; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Verplanck, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported a bill (No. 539) making appropriations for the military service for the year 1831; which was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Harvey, from the Committee on Commerce, reported a bill (No. 540) for the relief of John P. Creesy and others; which was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Ordered, That the Committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of James H. Henderson, and that it lie on the table

Ordered, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of A. L. Mills, and that it be referred to the Postmaster General

Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of James Quick, Patsy Johnston, Peter P. Dawson, James McLaughlin, John Russell, and John Taylor, (of South Carolina,) and that the said petitions do lie on the table.

Mr. Wickliffe, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported a bill (No. 541) for the benefit of Percis Lovely; which was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Friday next.

Mr Wickliffe, from the Committee on the Public Lands, made an unfavorable report on the petition of the representatives of Clement B. Penrose; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Shields, from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined an enrolled bill and resolution of the following titles, viz:

No. 39. An act for the benefit of schools in Lawrence county, Mississippi;

Resolution in relation to the transmission of public documents printed by order of either House of Congress.

On motion of Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (No. 119) further to amend the act entitled "An act to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the Post Office Department, be discharged; and that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

The resolution moved by Mr. Trezvant yesterday, and laid on the table, proposing an amendment to the rules of the House, was read, considered, and again laid on the table.

The resolution moved by Mr. Speight yesterday, and laid on the table, was read, considered, and agreed to by the House.

The resolution moved by Mr. Wayne yesterday, and laid on the table, was read, considered, and agreed to by the House.

The resolution moved by Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, yesterday, the consideration of which was postponed until this day, was read, considered, and agreed to by the House.

A motion was made by Mr. Vinton, that the House do reconsider the vote taken yesterday on the question, Shall the bill (No. 255) to authorize a change in the disposal of the land granted for the construction of the Illinois and Michigan canal, be engrossed, and read a third time?

A motion was then made by Mr. Clay, that the said motion to reconsider be postponed until the 20th day of the present month: when

A motion was made by Mr. Drayton, that the said motion do lie on the table;

And the question on this motion being put, It was decided in the negative. The question was then put on the motion made by Mr. Clay, And was decided in the negative. A motion was then made by Mr. Haynes, that the further consideration of the motion made by Mr. Vinton, to reconsider, be postponed indefinitely: when

A motion was made by Mr. Clay, that the further consideration of the said motion be postponed until the 13th day of the present month;

And the question thereon being put,
It passed in the afirmative, {Nays,

94,

87. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, John Blair, Ratliff Boon, Elias Brown, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Clement C. Clay, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Henry Daniel, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey Forward,

Yeas,

.

John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Jonathan Hunt, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George G. Leiper, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Rollin C. Mallary, Alem Marr, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, Charles F. Mercer, Robert Monell, Ebenezer F. Norton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, John Scott, James Shields, Benedict İ. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, William Stanberry, James Standefer, James Strong, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-94.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Edward B Dudley, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., Joshua Evans, Thomas F. Foster, Na. than Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, John Mercer Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, John B. Sterigere, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Gulian Č. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.-87.

A motion was made by Mr. Crockett, that the House do now proceed to the consideration of the motion made by Mr. Grennell on the 4th of May last, that the House do reconsider the vote taken on the 3d of May last on the question, Shall the bill (No. 185) to amend an act authorizing the State of Tennessee to issue grants and perfect titles to certain lands therein described, and to settle the claims to the vacant and unappropriated lands within the same, passed April 18, 1806, be engrossed and read a third time?

And the question being put, Will the House proceed to the consideration of the said motion?

Yeas,

89, ,

92. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas

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Beekman, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Draper, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. Ingersoll, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Adam King, George G. Leiper, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Rollin C. Mallary, Alem Marr, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, Charles F. Mercer, Ebenezer F. Norton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Strong, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-89.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Henry W. Conner, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Robert Desha, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Jonas Earll, jr., Joshua Evans, James Findlay, Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Thomas Irwin, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, John Mercer Patton, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Gershom Powers, William Ramsey, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Gulian C. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.-92.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of the names of such persons as, in his opinion, ought to be placed on the pension roll, or otherwise provided for, and for doing which he has no sufficient power or authority; prepared in obedience to the joint resolution of May 29, 1830; which letter and report were laid on the table.

Mr. Test moved the following resolution; which was read, and laid on the table, viz: Resolved, That the Secretary of War be instructed to report to this House

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