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A motion was then made by Mr. Pettis further to amend the said bill, by adding thereto the following section:

And be it further enacted, That the sum of ten thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, for locating the said road westwardly from the town of Vandalia, according to the provisions of the act of Congress of the 3d of March, 1825; which location shall be made under the direction of the President of the United States.

And the question being put to agree to this amendment, It was decided in the negative. Mr. Duncan then moved to amend the said bill by adding thereto the following section:

And be it further enacted, That the sum of five thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, for locating the Cumberland road westwardly from the town of Vandalia to the Mississippi river, at the town of Alton, in the State of Illinois; which location shall be made under the direction of the President of the United States.

And the question being put to agree to this amendment,
It was decided in the negative.
The question then recurred on the third reading of said bill;
And, after debate thereon,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Polk; and being demanded by a majority of the members present,

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

And passed in the affirmative.

The said main question was then put, viz: Shall the said bill be read a third time? And passed in the affirmative. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill of this House, (No. 620) entitled “ An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court, with an amendment, in which I ain directed to ask the concurrence of this House: the Senate have, also, passed bills of this House of the following titles, viz:

No. 330. An act to provide for the final settlement and adjustment of the various claims preferred by James Monroe against the United States;

No. 349. An act for the relief of Richard Smith, and William Pearse, the second, of Bristol, Rhode Island;

No. 529. An act for the relief of Daniel Jackson and Lucius M. Higgins, of Newbern, North Carolina.

And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the message from the Senate asking a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the subject matter of an amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill (No. 528) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831;" whereupon, it was

" Resolved, That this House do agree to grant the conference asked by the Senate, and that four managers be appointed to conduct the same on the part of this House;

And Mr. Verplanck, Mr. Drayton, Mr. Spencer, of New York, and Mr. Wayne, were appointed the said managers.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

It passed in the affirmative, {Nays

,

The House proceeded to the consideration of the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 560) entitled “An act making appropriations for the Indian Department for the year 1831;" when it was

Ordered, That the said amendments be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 645) entitled “An act making appropriations for certain fortifications during the year 1831," were read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 539) entitled "An act making appropriations for the military service of the United States for the year 1831,” were read, and committed to the Committee of the whole House on the state of the Union.

The amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 620) entitled “An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court,” was read, amended, and agreed to by the House as amended.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 100,) entitled “An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois,” was read the third time as amended by this House; And on the question, Shall the said bill pass?

89,

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

Messrs. John S. Barbour, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, John Blair, Ratliff Boon, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Thomas Chilton, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Henry Daniel, John Davis, Harmar Denny, Joseph Duncan, Henry_W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Benjamin 0. Howard, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., 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, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, James Shields, Benedict 1. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Ambrose Spencer, William Stanberry, James Standefer, John. B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, 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, Charles A. Wickliffe, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-39.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broad. head, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Edmund Deberry, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jebiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Pryor Lea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, William T. Nuckolls, John M. Patton, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.-65.

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

The House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Condict reported

The concurrence of the committee in the first, second, and fourth of the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 539) entitled “An act making appropriations for the military service for the year 1831;” their concurrence in the fifth of said amendments, with an amendment; and their disagreement to the third of said amendments;

The concurrence of the committee in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 560) entitled “An act making appropriations for the Indian Department for the year 1831;"

And the concurrence of the committee in the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 645) entitled “An act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties.”

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the report of the Committee of the Whole House on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 539) making appropriations for the military service for the year 1831;" when it was

Resolved, that the House do concur in the first, second, and fourth of the amendments of the Senate to the said bill; that they do not concur in the third amendment; and that they do concur in the fifth amendment of the Senate to the said bill, with an amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 645) entitled "An act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties,” were then read, as follows:

Strike out the following words: “the sum of five hundred thousand dollars, heretofore appropriated by act of 28th of May, 1830,” and insert “any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated;" so that the sum of 80,248 dollars, appropriated in said bill for carrying into effect the treaty with the Choctaw Indians, concluded at Dancing Rabbit creek on the 15th September, 1830, shall be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and not out of the sum of five hundred thousand dollars heretofore appropriated by act of May 28, 1830.

And on the question, Will the House concur with the Senate in this amendment? Yeas,

92, It passed in the affirmative, Nays,

72.

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Robert W. Barnwell, Robert E. B. Baylor, John Bell, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H, Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Nicholas D. Coleman, Henry W. Conner, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Layall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, Richard Spencer, James_Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Gulian C. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Joel Yancey.-92. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Thomas Chilton, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin B. Crowninshield, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Joseph Draper, Edward B. Dudley, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, James L. Hodges, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Augustine H. Shepperd, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, William Stanberry, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel

B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Lewis Williams, and Ebenezer Young.–72.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 560) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the Indian Department for the year 1831,” were read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 60,) entitled "An act to provide for the payment of Joshua Kennedy, of Alabama, for the losses sustained by him by

the destruction of his property, in the year 1813, by the hostile Creek Indians, in consequence of its having been occupied as a fort or garrison by the troops of the United States," made a report thereon, recommending that said bill be rejected.

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

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 135,) entitled "An act for the relief of John Nicks,” reported the same with an amendment.

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

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 168,) entitled “An act for the relief of John Nicholson,” reported the same without amendment.

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

The House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Spencer, of New York, reported the bill from the Senate, (No. 145,) entitled "An act making an appropriation for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties," with an amendment; and the bill from the Senate, (No. 125) entitled "An act granting a quantity of land to the Territory of Arkansas, for the erection of a public building at the seat of government of said Territory,” without amendment.

The amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to the bill (No. 145) entitled “ An act making an appropriation for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties,” was read, and concurred in by the House.

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

Ordered, That the bill from the Senate, (No. 125,) entitled "An act granting a quantity of land to the Territory of Arkansas, for the erection of a public building at the seat of government of said Territory,” be read a third time to-day.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have agreed to the amendment proposed by this House to the amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 620) entitled “ An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court;" the Senate have, also, concurred in the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill (No. 100) entitled "An acţ for the continuation of the Cumberland road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois."

And then he withdrew.

Mr. Verplanck, from the managers appointed to conduct the conference between the two Houses on the disagreeing votes on an amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 528) entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831,” made a

And then, being half past 4 o'clock P. M. the House took a recess until half past 6 o'clock P. M.

HALF PAST SIX O'CLOCK P. M. Mr. Richardson, from the joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did, this day, present to the President of the United States enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

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