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R. Davis, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, Joshua Evans, Horace Evereit, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harrey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Leonard Jarvis, Jonathan Jennings, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Perkins King, Adam King, Pryor Lea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuf. fie, Rufus MicIntire, Daniel H. Miller, Ilenry A Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolis, Walter H. Overton, Spencer Petis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, Phincas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Starling 'Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.-109.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 330) for the relief of James Monroe.

The question to concur with the Committee of the Whole House in striking out the enacting words of the bill, recurred; And being put, Yeas,

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Noyes Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockce, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, Thomas Chandier, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Richard M. Cooper, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, Henry Daniel, Robert Desha, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, William W. Ellsworth, James Findlay, James Ford, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Jacob C. Isacks, Cave Johnson, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Dixon II. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Standefer, William L. Storrs, Benjamin Swift, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Charles A. Wickliffe, Lewis Williams, and Joseph F. Wingate.--S0. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, John S. Barbour, Daniel L. Barringer, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, Ratliff Boon, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burgcs, Churchill c. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Car

son, Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Henry W. Conner, Riehard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson Philip Docdridge, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Evereti, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Ralph I. Ingersoll, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, James Lent, Chittenden Lyon, Rollin C. Mallary, Henry C. Martindale, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Merrer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Ebenezer F. Norton, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John Mercer Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott, William B. Shepard, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-109.

And then the House adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1831.

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was referred the amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 516) entitled “ Au act to ascertain and mark the line between the Statě of Alabama and the Territory of Florida, and for other purposes," reported the agreement of the committee to the said amendment.

Mr. Richardson, from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 507. An act to authorize the construction of three schooners for the naval service of the United States;

No. 145. An act to amend the several acts respecting copyrights;
No. 526. An act for the relief of Matthias Roll and William Jackson;

No. 535. An act to amend the act for taking the fifth census;
and found the same to be truly enrolled; when
The Speaker signed the said bills.

On motion of Mr. Clay, Ordered, That the Committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of Dominique Ladner, Lachlan Durant, William J. Price, William M. King, Samuel Keyes, Francis Renshaw, Edwin Swink, and the memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, upon the subject of asylums, and that the said petitions and memorial do lie on the table.

Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of the New York Chamber of Commerce, and that it be committed to the Committee of the Whole House to which

is committed the bill (No. 585) to provide for the erection of a customhouse in the city of New York.

Mr. Draper, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made a report on the memorial of the widow and heirs of Pedro alias Pierre Guedry and Francis Diagre, accompanied by a bill (No. 587) for their relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Pettis, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 69,) entitled “ An act for the relief of Samuel Coburn, of the State of Mississippi,” made a verbal report, recommending that the said bill be rejected.

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

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 62,) entitled “ An act for the relief of Woodson Wren, of Mississippi,” reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Bar. J. Van Valkenburg; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 77,) entitled “ An act for the relief of Antoine Dequindre and the legal representatives of Louis Dequindre, deceased,” reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Foster, from the Committee on the Judiciary, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Robert Smith; which was read, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Foster, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of J. Winter Browne, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Ellsworth, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary, which was instructed on the 31st of December ultimo to inquire into the expediency of increasing the salary of the judge of the western district of Virginia, and of changing the time of holding the courts in said district, be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

On motion of Mr. Gilmer, Ordered, That the Committee of Ways and Means be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of James Marsh, and that it be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

On motion of Mr. Buchanan, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of John Haslete, the heirs of Samuel Herrick, Oliver Merrick, and of the working men of the city of Boston, and that the said petitions do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Trezvant, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Peter Cleer, and that ho have leave to withdraw his said petition.

On motion of Mr. Duncan, Ordered, That the Committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of William Wickersham, and that it lie on the table.

The House resumed the consideration of the following resolution, moved by Mr. Potter, on the 22d of January ultimo:

Resolved, That that rule of the House, which limits the presentation of petitions, resolutions, and reports to one hour in each day, be rescinded.

A motion was made by Mr. Potter, that the said resolution be referred to a select committee, with authority to report such amendments to the rules of the House, generally, as to said committee shall seem proper.

And the question being put to agree to this motion,
It passed in the affirmative; and,

Mr. Potter, Mr. McCoy, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Martin, Mr. Mercer, Mr. Speight, and Mr. Sutherland, were appointed the said committee.

The resolution moved by Mr. Speight on the 26th instant, and laid on the table, was read, considered, and agreed to by the House.

The resolution moved by Mr. Boon on the 26th instant, and laid on the table, was read, considered, and agreed to by the House.

The Speaker presented a letter from the Mayor of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, asking the House for a donation, in wood, for the benefit of the poor of that town; which said letter being read,

Mr. Washington moved the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Clerk of this House is hereby authorized and directed to cause thirty cords of wood to be delivered to the order of the Mayor of Georgetown, for the use of the suffering poor of that town.

This resolution being read,

A motion was made by Mr. Blair, of South Carolina, to amend the same, by striking out all after the word resolved, and inserting as follows:

“ That the Sergeant-at-Arms be required to deduct from the compensation of the members of this House one day's pay, and deliver said sum to the Mayor of Georgetown, to be applied to the purchase of fuel for the paupers of that town: Provided, nevertheless, That such deduction shall be made from the compensation of such members only as vote in favor of this resolution."

Pending the question on this motion, the previous question was moved by Mr. Storrs, of New York; and being demanded by a majority of the members present, The said previous question was put, viz: Shall the main question be now And passed in the affirmative,

S Yeas, .
Nays,

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

Messrs. John Bailey, Daniel L. Barringer, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Blair, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Thomas Davenport, Edmund Deberry, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager,' William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, Na

put?

104,

than Gaither, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hawkins, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Adam King, Robert P. Letcher, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Rollin C. Mallary, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pierce, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, William St?nberry, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingute, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.–104.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, Noyes Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard Coulter, Robert Craig, David Crockett, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, John Davis, Warren R. Davis, Harmar_Denny, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., James Ford, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Joseph Hemphill, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon Å. Lewis, George Loyall, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin, Lewis Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Robert Monell, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John Mercer Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, John W. Weeks, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.-84.

The said main question was then put, viz: Will the House agree to the resolution as proposed by Mr. Washington?

108, And passed in the affirmative, Yeas, Nays,

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

Messrs. John Anderson, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, John Blair, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Samuel P. Carson, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Richard M. Cooper, Richård Coulter, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Croekett, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crownin

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