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established at the town of Danville, in said State; which memorial was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Memorials praying Congress to repeal the act passed at the last session of Congress, providing for an exchange of lands with certain Indian tribes, and for their removal and permanent settlement west of the river Mississippi, and, also, that the Indians may be protected in the enjoyment of their lands, and in all rights secured to them by treaties entered into between said Indians and the United States, were, severally, presented, as follows:

By Mr. Evans, of Maine, of inhabitants of the town of Farmington, in the State of Maine.

By Mr. Grennell, of inhabitants of the town of Charleinont, in the county of Franklin, and State of Massachusetts.

By Mr. Horace Everett, of inhabitants of the town of Thetford, in the county of Orange, in the State of Vermont.

By Mr. Whittlesey, of inhabitants of the towns of Northampton, Akron, Tallmadge, Mantua, Boston, and Stow, in the county of Portage, and of the towns of Kirtland and Madison, in the county of Geauga, in the State of Ohio.

Ordered, That the said memorials be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs,

Memorials praying Congress to prohibit the transportation of the mails on the Sabbath day, were presented as follows:

By Mr. Coulter, of inhabitants of the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. McCreery, of inhabitants of the county of Washington, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Sill, of inhabitants of the county of Mercer, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Thomas Irwin, of inhabitants of the county of Fayette, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr Whittlesey, of inhabitants of the towns of Ellsworth and Canfield, in the county of Trumbull, of the town of Kirtland, in the county of Geauga, and of the town of Strongville, in the county of Cuyahoga, in the State of Ohio.

By the Speaker, of inhabitants of the county of Beaver, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By the Speaker, of inhabitants of the county of Mechlenburg, in the State of Virginia

Memorials praying Congress to pass no law to prohibit the transportation of the mails on the Sabbath day, were presented as follows:

By Mr. Wickliffe, of inhabitants of the State of Kentucky. By Mr. Russel, of inhabitants of the county of Brown, in the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, of inhabitants of the county of Greene, in the State of Pennsylvania.

Ordered, That the said memorials be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, to which is committed the report of the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads on the subject to which they relate.

Mr. McCreery presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Washington, in the State of Pennsylvania, praying that an appropriation may be made for the complete repair of the Cumberland road in that State, and the permanent preservation of the same; which petition was committed to the Committee of the Whole House to which was committed the bill (No. 292) to provide for the repair and preservation of the Cumberland road.

Mr. Mercer presented a memorial of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, praying to be authorized to construct a turnpike road along a part of the line of their canal within the District of Columbia; which memorial was referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

Mr. Duncan presented a resolution of the General Assembly of the State of Illinois, upon the subject of the northern boundary line of that State; which resolution was committed to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (No. 508) to ascertain and survey the northern boundary of the State of Illinois.

Mr. Hinds presented a memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Mississippi, praying that certain amendments therein set forth may be made to the act of 29th of May, 1829, entitled "An act to grant pre-emption rights to the settlers on the public lands;" which memorial was laid on the table.

Mr. Lewis presented a petition of Benjamin S. Spioot, of the State of Alabama, praying that his accounts as sutler to the second regiment of infantry of the army of the United States, from the year 1809 to 1815, may be adjusted, and the balance found due paid to him; which petition was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Ingersoll presented a petition of inhabitants of the city of New Haven, in the State of Connecticut, praying that beacons and buoys may be erected and placed on certain points and shoals near the entrance of the harbor of said city; which petition was referred to the Committee on Commerce

Mr. White presented a petition of inhabitants of East Florida, praying that measures may be adopted for adjudicating their claims to land lying in said territory.

Mr. White presented a petition of the town council of the town of Marianna, in the county of Jackson, in the Territory of Florida, praying for å donation of a township of public land, to be selected in quarter sections from any vacant land in said county, for the support of a female academy.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Mr. Burges presented a memorial of citizens of Providence, in the State of Rhode Island, claimants under the late convention between the United States and Denmark, concluded at Copenhagen on the 28th of March, 1830, being a copy of the memorial of sundry other claimants under the same convention, residing in Portland, in the State of Maine, presented to this House on the 24th of January instant; which memorial was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The Speaker laid before the House a report of the Secretary of the Navy, made in obedience to the joint resolution of the 29th of May, 1830, “requiring annual reports to be made to Congress, in relation to applications for pensions;” which report was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made unfavorable reports on the cases of Alexander and Sylvester Humphrey and Henry Stoker; which reports were laid on the table.

Mr. McIntire, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Hugh McDonald; which was read, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Chilton, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of Vincent Castor and Bartow Lowe, and that they lie on the table.

Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee on Commerce, to which the subject was referred on the 11th instant, reported a bill (No. 585) making an appropriation for a custom-house in the city of New York; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Trezvani, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of David Croxford, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Trezvant, from the Committee on Military Pensions, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 84,) entitled “An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Daniel McIntire, deceased,” reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 72,) entitled “ An act for the relief of Ezekiel Canfield,” be discharged from the consideration thereof, and that the said bill be referred to the Committee on Military Pensions.

Mr. Mercer, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, to which was referred the memorial of the Alexandria Canal Company, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill, (No. 586,) authorizing a subscription to the stock of the Alexandria Canal Company; which hill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Bailey, Resolved, That the Committee on Military Pensions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of placing the name of Isaac Drew on the revolutionary pension roll.

On motion of Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Resolved, That this House will, on Wednesday next, at twelve o'clock, proceed to the election of a printer to the House of Representatives for the twenty-second Congress.

On motion of Mr. Sill, Resolved, That the Committee on Internal Improvements be directed to inquire into the expediency of making an appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Alleghany river. · The House again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House, and proceeded to the Senate chamber to attend the trial by the Senate of the impeachment of James H. Peck, judge of the district court of the United States for the district of Missouri; and, after some time spent therein, the committee returned into the chamber of the House; and the Speaker having resumed the chair,

Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee of the Whole, reported that the committee had, according to order, attended the trial of the said impeachment; and that the said James H. Peck had been acquitted by the Senate of the matter whereof he stood charged by the House of Representatives, as contained in their article of impeachment exhibited against him.

A message was received from the President of the United States by Mr. Donelson, his private Secretary, notifying that the President did, on the 13th instant, approve and sign

A resolution in relation to the transmission of public documents printed by order of either House of Congress;

An act to change the time of holding the rule term of the circuit court for the district of West l'ennessee: and on the 27th instant

An act to alter the times of holding the district courts of the United States for the districts of Maine and Illinois, and the northern district of Alabama;

An act making appropriation for the payment of revolutionary and invalid pensioners;

An act to extend the time for entering certain donation claims to land in the Territory of Arkansas;

An act for closing certain accounts, and making appropriations in the Indian Department;

An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Edward Moore, deceased.

The amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 526) entitled “ An act for therelief of Matthias Roll,” was read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 516) entitled “ An act to ascertain and mark the line between the State of Alabama and Territory of Florida, and for other purposes,” was read, and referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 535) entitled “ An act to amend the act for taking the fifth census,” were read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Bills from the Senate of the following titles, viz:

No. 68. An act to alter and amend an act to set apart and dispose of certain public lands for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive;

No. 80. An act for the relief of James Sprague;

No. 89. An act to amend the act granting certain relinquished and unappropriated land to the State of Alabama for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahawba, and Black Warrior rivers, approved 23d May, 1928;

No. 97. An act for the relief of William Scott, of Tennessee; were, severally, read the first and second time, and referred

No. 68. To the Committee on Agriculture;
No. 80. To the Committee on Private Land Claims;
No. 89. To the Committee on Internal Improvements;
No. 97. To the Committee on Military Pensions.
Bills from the Senate, of the following titles, viz:

No. 35. An act to authorize the transportation of merchandise by land or by water, with the benefit of debenture;

No. 47. An act to amend the act entitled "An act to quiet the titles of certain purchasers of lands between the lines of Ludlow and Roberts, in the State of Ohio," approved the 26th May, 1830, were, severally, read the third time, and passed.

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith,

The bill from the Senate, (No. 78,) entitled “An act making provision for the compensation of witnesses, and the payment of other expenses attend, ing the trial of the impeachment of James H. Peck,” was read the third time as amended, and passed.

Ordered, That the clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the amendment to the said bill.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 17,) entitled “An act authorizing the sale of a tract of land therein named,” was read the third time; and the question was stated, Shall the bill pass? when it was

Ordered, That the further consideration of the said bill be postponed until Wednesday, the 3d instant.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 50,) entitled “An act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to make compensation to the heirs of Taliaferro Livingston and Francis W. Armstrong, for the maintenance of fifteen Africans, illegally imported into the United States,” was read the third time; and the question was stated, Shall the bill pass? when it was

Ordered, That the said bill do lie on the table.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the motion made on the 6th of January instant, to reconsider the vote 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? And the question being put, Will the House reconsider the said vote? 5 Yeas,

82, It was decided in the negative, Nays,

109. 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, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Blair, Ratliff Boon, 'Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, 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, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, George Evans, Edward Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Chittendon Lyon, Rollin O. Mallary, Henry C. Martindale, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standefer, Philander Stephens, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingate, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young. --82.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, Noyes Barber, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, John Bell, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, l'homas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Warren

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