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upon the subject of the Arabian horses presented to Mr. Charles Rhind by the Sultan of Turkey, made a report thereon; which was read, and the resolution therein 'recommended was concurred in by the House, viz:

Resolved, That the Committee on Foreign Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

Mr. Conner, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Jeremiah Austill; which was read, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Everett, Resolved, That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from the further consideration of the bill making provision for the claim of Caron de Beaumarchais, and that the said claim be referred to the President of the United States, as a matter of negotiation.

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made a report on the case of Bernard Marigny, assignee of the heirs of Antoine Bonnabel, accompanied by a bill (No. 657) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 40,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Peter Celestino Walker and John Peter Walker, deceased, and of Joseph Walker, of the State of Mississippi,” reported the same witlyan amendment; which was read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed, and that the bill be read a third time to-day.

The House resumed the consideration of the resolution moved by Mr. Haynes on the 11th January, for a reduction of the duty on sugar;

And after further debate thereon, the hour expired, and the debate was suspended.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 165,) entitled “ An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio hereinafter recited,” was read a third time: when

A motion was made by Mr. Duncan that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on Internal Improvements;

And pending the question on this motion,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Wickliffe, and was demanded by a majority of the members present: when

A motion was made by Mr. Mercer that the said bill do lie on the table; And the question being put on this motion,

Yeas, It was decided in the negative, Nays,

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

Messrs. William Armstrong, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Ratliff Boon, Elias Brown, Samuel Butman, Thomas Chandler, Timothy Childs, Henry B. Cowles, William Creighton, jr., Thomas Davenport, John Davis, John D. Dickinson, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hammons, Joseph Hemphill, Benjamin C. Howard, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. Ingersoll, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, Spencer Pettis, William Ramsey, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Augustine H. Shepperd, Benedict I. Semmes, William Stanberry, William L. Storrs, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Lewis Williams, and Ebenezer Young.-53.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Benedict Arnold, Robert W. Barnwell, Thomas Beekman, James Blair, John Blair, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, James Buchanan, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Henry W.Conner, Richard M, Cooper

, Richard Coulter, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Isaac Finch, Chauncey For. ward, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Huñphrey H. Leavitt, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, James F. Randolph, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, James Standefer, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, 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 Joel Yancey.-114.

The said previous question was then put, viz: Shall the main question be now put?

And passed in the affirmative.
The main question was then put, viz: Shall the bill pass?
And passed in the affirmative.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 40,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Peter Celestino Walker and John Peter Walker, deceased, and of Joseph Walker, of the State of Mississippi,” was read the third time, and passed, with an amendment.

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

The amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 602) entitled “ An act for the relief of Clarissa B. Harrison,” was read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 517) to authorize the ex-

tension, construction, and use of a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio rail road, into and within the District of Columbia," were read;

And a motion was made that the said amendments be referred to the Come mittee on the District of Columbia; which motion being disagreed to by the House,

The said amendments were then concurred in.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

No. 22. An act for the relief of Beverly Chew, the heirs of William Emerson, deceased, and the heirs of Edwin Lorraine, deceascd,

No. 109. An act for the relief of Sophia Gardner;
No. 117. An act for the relief of William Delzell, of Ohio;
No. 118. An act for the relief of William D. Acken;
No. 119. An act for the relief of James Belger;
No. 124. An act for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Noble, deceased;
No. 126. An act supplementary to the act to reduce the duty on salt;

No. 128. An act to extend the patent of John Adamson for a further period of fourteen years;

No. 131. An act concerning vessels employed in the whale fishery;
No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks;

No. 136. An act for the relief of John Culbertson, and to provide an interpreter for the district court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana;

No. 144. An act confirming the claim of John B. Toulmin to a lot in the city of Mobile;

No. 145. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties;

No. 158. An act to authorize the executor of Stephen Tippett to locate a tract of land in the State of Louisiana;

No. 160. An act for the relief of Peter Cleer, of Maryland; No. 168. An act for the relief of John Nicholson; No. 171. An act for the relief of the mother of Fitz Henry Babbitt, late a Lieutenant in the Navy of the United States; were severally read the first and second time, and referred

No. 22.
No. 128. To the Committee on the Judiciary;
No. 136.
No. 109.
No. 118. To the Committee on Naval Affairs;
No. 171.
No. 117.
No. 119. To the Committee on Military Pensions;
No. 160.
No. 124. To the Committee on the Public Lands;
No. 126.
No. 145. S
No. 131. To the Committee on Commerce;
No. 135.

To the Committee of Claims;
No. 168. S
No. 144.

} To the Committee on Private Land Claims. No. 158. The bill from the Senate, (No. 138,) entitled “An act to repeal the act.

} To the Committee of Ways and Means;

to establish the district of Blakely,” was read the first and second time, and ordered to be read a third time to-day. The said bill was then, accordingly, read a third time, and passed.

The resolution from the Senate directing the Secretary of State to subscribe for seventy-five copies of Peters's condensed reports of decisions of the Supreme Court, was read the first, second, and third time, and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate of the passage of the said bill and resolution.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and took into consideration the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 528) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831;" and the bill from the Senate, (No. 100.) entitled "An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wickliffe reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said amendments and bill under consideration, and directed him to report the same to the House, with amendments to each.

The first amendment of the Committee of the Whole House to the amend. ments of the Senate to the bill making appropriations for the support of Government, is to strike out the following item of said amendments, viz:

“And for additional compensation to the Assistant Librarian, the sum of three hundred dollars:”

And on the question to concur with the Committee of the Whole in striking out this item,

It passed in the affirmative.

The next amendment to which the Committee of the Whole House reported its disagreement is as follows:

“For compensation to the extra clerks employed in the Post Office Department by the late Postmaster General, from the 1st of January, 1828, to 1st April, 1829, $4,175 27.

“For compensation to the temporary and extra clerks employed in the Post Office Department from the ist April, 1829, to the 31st December, 1830, $15,869 08.

“For completing the Post Office building, $484 03:"

And on the question to concur with the Committee of the Whole House in its disagreement to this amendment,

It was decided in the negative, and the amendment was thereby agreed to by the House.

The amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole House to the 9th amendment of the Senate to the said bill, was then concurred in by the House.

The 10th amendment of the Senate, to insert in the bill the following items:

1st Item. “For outfit and salary of a Chargé d'Affaires, for the salary of a Drogoman, at Constantinople, and for the contingent expenses of the Legation, thirty-six thousand dollars, to wit: for the outfit of a Chargé d'Affaires, four thousand five hundred dollars; for the salary of a Chargé d'Affaires, four thousand five hundred dollars; for the salary of a Drogoman, two thousand five hundred dollars; for the contingent expenses of the Legation, twenty-five thousand dollars.."

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2d Item. “For compensation to the persons heretofore employed in our intercourse with the Sublime Porte, the further sum of fifteen thousand dollars, in aid of the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars by this act appropriated for the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse: Provided, always, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed as sanctioning, or in any way approving the appointment of these persons by the President alone during the recess of the Senate, and without their advice or consent, as commissioners to negotiate a treaty with the Ottoman Porte.”

To this amendment the Committee of the Whole reported as follows: at the end of the first item insert, “ and fifteen thousand dollars to defray the expenses of intercourse heretofore incurred;" and strike out the second item, with the proviso therein contained.

The amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole, to add to the first item, “and fifteen thousand dollars,” &c., was concurred in by the House.

That portion of the amendment of the Committee of the Whole House which proposed to strike out so much of the second item of the said 10th amendment of the Senate as is contained in the words following, viz:

“ For compensation to the persons heretofore employed in our intercourse with the Sublime Porte, the further sum of fifteen thousand dollars, in aid of the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars by this act appropriated for the contingent expenses of foreign intercourse, was concurred in by the House;

And the question was then put to concur with the Committee of the Whole House in striking out so much of the said second item of the said 10th amendment of the Senate as is contained in the words following, viz:

Provided, always, That nothing in this act contained shall be construed as sanctioning, or in any way approving the appointment of these persons by the President alone, during the recess of the Senate, and without their advice or consent, as commissioners to negotiate a treaty with the Sublime Porte;"

5 Yeas, And passed in the affirmative, Nays,

57. 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, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Samuel P. Carson, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Henry W. Conner, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, James Ford, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis,

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