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OF THE SPEAKERS IN THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

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Adams, Mr. on confirming land claims in the district of Clayton, Mr. on internal improvement, 340, 342.
Jackson court-house, 321.

on graduating the price of public lands, 417.
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 359. on the light-house, bill, 433.
Barnard, Mr. on marine service, 221, 222.

on amendments of the House of Representatives
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.

to bill for removal of the Indians, 456.
on the light house bill, 433.

Dickerson, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment
Barton, Mr. op national currency, 3.

3.
on limiting sales of public lands, 7, 14, 30, 146.

on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.
on bill gi anting pre-emption rights, 8.

regulating the duties, &c, of pursers in the pavy,
on executive powers, 11.

306, 308.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 21.

on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
on granting land to beirs of Robert Fulton, 21.

Davy, 322.
on Indian agencies, 128.

on internal improvement, 340, 341.
on douations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302, on further regulating the Patent Office, 378, 379,
303, 304, 305.

380.
on confirming land claims io the district of Jackson ou Fredericktown turnpike, 427.
court-house, 321.

ou bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney operation on the tariff, 452, 453.
General, 322.

Ellis, Mr. apnounces the death of his colleague, 1.
on the President's power of removal, 367, 457.

on confirming land clains in the district of Jackson
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 381.

court-house, 320, 321.
on graduating the price of public lands, 408, 421, Foot, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
427.

ou limiting sales of pablic lands, 4, 7, 16, 30, 31,
Bell, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial, asking pro-

438.
tection for the Indians, 7.

on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20.
on bill granting pre-emption rights to settlers on the on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 304.
public lands, 8.

regulating the duties, &c., of pursers in the davy,
regulating the duties, &c., of pursers in the navy,

305, 306, 307, 308, 309.
808.

on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney

court-house, 320, 321.
General, 404.

on internal improvement, 342.
on graduating the price of public lands, 416.

on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 396.
Benton, Mr. on the bill allowing interest to certain States, 1. on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
on fixing the inilitary peace establishment, 2, 3.

General, 404.
ou the national currency, 3.

on graduating the price of the public land8, 423.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 4, 6, 16, 22, on the light-house bill, 433.
42, 94, 95, 231, 447,

Forsyth, Mr, on disposing of New York memorial asking
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20, 21.

protection for the Indians, 1.
on Indian agencies, 129.

on the mileage bill, 10.
on abolition of taxes, duties, &c., 172, 246.

on civilization of the Indians, 42.
on mounted infantry, 272,

on remonstrance of Georgia against Indian treaties,
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,

245.
308.

on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
on Massachusetts militia claims, 357.

court-bouse, 320, 821.
on graduating the price of public lands, 405, 413, on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
414, 416, 418, 419, 425.

General, 323, 404,
op relief of officers and soldiers in the Virginia line, on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 324,
423.

325, 377.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.

og internal improvement, 341, 342.
on the light house bill, 432.

on further regulating the Patent Office, 379, 380.
Bibb, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 3. Frelinghuysen, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana,
on the mileage bill, 10.

18, 19.
on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson on civilization of the Indians, 42, 43.
court house, 321.

on remonstrauce of Georgia against Indian treaties,
Buchanan, Mr. on impeachment of Judge Peck, 383.

245, 246.
Burdet, Mr, on disposing of New York memorial asking on removal of Indian west of the Mississippi, 305,
protection for the Indians, 7.

307, 309, 380, 381.
on limiting the sales of the public lands, 119.

on reorganizing the department of the Attorny Ge-
op donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 802.

Deral, 323, 404
Chambers, Mr, on internal improvement, 343.

on probibiting the transportation of the mau on the
on further regulating the Patent Office, 379.

sabbath, 427,
on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 403,

on amendments of House of Representatives to bill
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney for the removal of Indians, 456.
General, 404.

Grundy, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 210.
on the light house bill, 483.

on reducing the duties op tea and coffee, 428.
on Baltimore and Obio railroad bill, 454,

on the light-house bill, 432.
Chase, Mr, on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 404.

on Baltimore and Obio railroad bill, 453, 455.
Clayton, Mr. on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 93, 94, 95. Hayne, Mr.on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
on limiting sales of the public lando, 224.

on the mileage bill, 10.

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Hayne, Mr. on executive powers, 11.

Livingston, Mr. on limiting sales of public lands, 80, 247. :
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiada, 20.

on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 94.
on limiting sales of public lands, 31, 41, 42, 43, 73, on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 802, 303.
82, 210.

on internal improvement, 341, 342, 343.
on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 95.

on probibiting the transportation of the mail on the
on marine service, 222.

sabbath, 427.
on taking Louisville and Portland capal stock, 247. on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 304.

operation of the tariff, 453.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy, on Baltimore and Obio railroad bill, 453, 456.
305, 306, 307, 308.

Marks, Mr. on allowing interest to certain States, 2.
on creating the office of Surgeon General of the on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302, 304.
Davy, 321, 322.

op reduction of duties on tea aud coffee, 428.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 377, 378, on the light-house bill, 433.
379, 380.

on the President's power of removal from office, 467.
on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 396. McKinley, Mr. on granting pre-emption rights, 11.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney on limiting the sales of public lands, 15.
General, 404.

on extinguishing Indian title in Iodiana, 19, 21.
od graduating the price of public lands, 413.

on relief to purchasers of public lands, 274, 275.
on reduction of duties on tea and coffee, 428.

on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302,
on the light-house bill, 432, 433.

303, 304.
on bill to exempt certain merchandise from the ope op removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 305,
ration of the tariff, 468.

324, 381.
Hendricks, Mr. on taking stock in the Washington turo on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
pike, 7, 427.

General, 323.
on granting pre-emption rights, 11.

on interval improvement, 340.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16, 19, 20. on further regulating the Patent Office, 378:
on taking Louisville and Portland canal stock, 247. on the President's power of removal from office, 384.
on relief to purchasers of public lands, 274, 275.

on graduating the price of public lands, 415.
on internal improvement, 341, 344.

McLane, Mr. on relief to purchasers of public landa, 276.
on relief to officers and soldiers in Virginia line, 423. on internal improvement, 340.

on graduating the price of public lands, 424. Noble, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 5, 168.
Holmes, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2. on bill granting pre-emption rights, 9.

on limiting the sales of public lands, 4, 5, 6, 16, 27, on the mileage bill, 10.
160.

on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 19.
on the bill granting pre-emption rights, 9.

op donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 305.
on regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy, on further regulating the Patent Office, 380.
306, 308.

op relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia live,
on creating the office of Surgeon General of the

423.
navy, 321, 322.

on Fredericktown turnpike road bill, 427.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney Robbins, Mr. on removal of Indians west of the Missis-
General, 323, 324.

sippi, 374.
on internal improvement, 840.

on mode of deciding controversies between States,
on the Massachusetts militia claims, 359.

409.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 378.

on limiting the sales of public lands, 435.
on the President's power of removal from office, 886. Rowan, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20, 21.
on the bill declaratory of the pension laws, 408. on limiting the sales of public lands, 129.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.

op taking Louisville and Portland canal stock, 247.
on the light-bouse bill, 433.

on reorganizing the establishment of the Attorney
Johnston, Mr., of Louisiana, on marine service, 322.

General, 276, 323, 404.
on taking Louisiana and Portland canal stock, 247. on further regulating the Patent Office, 378, 379.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 277. Sandford, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney on disposing of memorial of citizens of New York
General, 324, 404.

asking protection for the Indians, 7.
on internal improvement, 340, 341, 842.

on dodations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.
on graduating the price of public lands, 409, 419. on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
on reducing the daties op tea and coffee, 428.

General, 324, 404.
on bill to exempt certain merchandise from the on the light-bouse bill, 433.
operation of the tariff, 463.

on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
Kane, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 3.

operation of the tariff, 453.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 11.

Silsbee, Mr. on the Massachusetts' claim, 9.
on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the davy, 806.
court-house, 321.

on Massachusetts' militia claim, 358.
on the President's power of removal from office, 384. on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on graduating the price of public lands, 418, 424. on the light-house bill, 433.
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, Smith, Mr. of Maryland, on allowing interest to certain
423.

States, 2
King, Mr. on executive powers, 11.

on fixing the military peace establishment, 2, 3.
on extinguishing lodian title in Indiana, 17, 19.

on limiting the sales of public lands, 30.
on donation to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.

on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 94.
on internal improvement, 342.

on marine service, 220.
Knight, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 323.

on mounted infantry, 274.
on the President's power of removal from office, 384. regulating the duties &c. of pursers in the navy,
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line.

306, 309.
423.

on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
Livingston, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 18.

navy, 322

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INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Smith, Mr, of Maryland, on the Fredericktown turnpike, Tyler, Mr. on the bill declaratory of the pension laws, 408.
road bill, 427.

on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line,
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.

421.
on the light-house bill, 433.

on the light-house bill, 432.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the on the Maysville road bill, 433.
operation of the tariff
, 452, 463.
Webster, Mr, on the mileage bill

, 10.
on the Baltimore and Obio railroad bill, 453.

on presenting petition of South Carolina railroad
Smith, Mr, of South Carolina, on limiting the sales of pub-

company, 21.
lic lands, 196.

on limiting the sales of public lands, 36, 58, 92.
on the light-house bill, 432.

on the abolition of taxes, duties, &c., 246.
Sprague, Mr.on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16, 17. on re-organizing the establishment of the Attorney

on limiting sales of public lands, 31, 96, 119, 461. General, 276, 324, 404.
on creating the office of Surgeon-General of the on graduating the price of public lands, 424.
navy, 322.

on the light-house bill, 433.
on removal of the Indians west of the Mississippi, on the Baltimore and Obio railroad bill, 464.
343, 381.

White, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16,
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the

17.
operation of the tariff, 453.

on Indian agencies, 128.
on amendments of the House of Representatives to on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 305,
bill for removal of the Indians, 456.

377, 381.
Tazewell, Mr. od taking Louisville and Portland canal Woodbury, Mr. on limiting sales of public lands, 7, 29,
stock, 247.

179.
regulating the duties, &c. of purgers in the navy, 308. regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,
on impeachment of Judge Peck, 388, 384, 385, 405.

306, 307.
on graduating the price of public lands, 409.

on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
Troup, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial, asking

General, 404
protection for the Indians, 7.

on graduating the price of public lands, 413, 424.
Tyler, Mr. on internal improvement, 343.

on the light-house bill, 432, 433.
announces the death of General Alexander Smyth, on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
357.

operation of the tariff, 453.

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

Acts of the First Session of the Twenty-First Congress. Bank of the United States, resolutions proposed in relation
(See Appendix.)

to the constitutionality of, 921; laid on the table,
Address of the speaker on his election, 470.

922.
Adjournment of the House sine die, 1148.

report on the, (Appendix) 104.
Appropriation for fitting out the frigate Brandywine, bill Buffalo and New Orleans road, bill to lay out and establish,
making an, taken up, and ordered to a third read-

taken up, and debate thereon, 637 to 655, 656 to
ing, 481.

665, 668 to 682, 688 to 700, 705 to 718, 723 to
Appropriations for the civil list, bill making, taken up, 556,

734, 789 to 745, 760 to 774, 766 to 788; motion
debate thereon, and ordered to a third reading; to strike out enacting clause negatived, and bill
556 to 559.

reported to the House, 788; various propositions
Appropriations for examinations and surveys, bill making, to amend, 789, 790; bill rejected, 790; motion to
taken up, and reported to the House, 682; pro-

reconsider, 803; agreed to, 806; bill laid on the
positions to amevd, and debate thereon, 721, 722;

table, 807.
ordered to third reading, 722.

Burch, Benjamin, appointed Doorkeeper to the House, 472,
Appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors, bill Call of the House, moved on considering the resolution to

making, taken up, and reported to the House, 682. repeal the duty on salt, 994, 1037.
Appropriations for fortifications, barracks, &c. bill, making, on bill to reduce and modify the tariff of duties on

taken up, amended, and reported to the House, imports, 656.
722.

on bill reducing the duties on molasses and rum,
Appropriations for light-houses, &c. bill making, with

1121.
amendments from the Senate, taken up, and op bill for removal of the Indians, 1123, 1135.
amendments concurred in, 1148.

Carr, Overton, appointed Assistant Doorkeeper to the
Armory, resolution introduced in relation to the establish-

House, 472.
ment of an, upon the western waters, 474; taken Chief engineer, report of, accompanying the President's
up and adopted, 479, 480.

annual message, (Appendix) 42.
Army, bill to amend the rules and articles for the govern Clarke, Matthew St. c. elected Clerk of the House, 472.

ment of the, introduced, and ordered to a third Coins, report on the current, (Appendix) 78.
reading, 676.

Colonial trade, message from the President of the United
resolution calling upon the Secretary of War to re States in relation to communicated and debate
port such an organization of the, as will reduce

on its commitment, 1137, 1188. !
the number of its officers, taken up, 756 ; amend. bill in relation to, introduced, twice read, and com-
ments proposed, and debate thereon, 756, 757; mitted, 1138; passed, 1139.
774 to 776; 788, 789; 791 to 795; 807, 808 to resolution asking information of the President of the
818; motion to lay on the table negatived, 819;

United States in relation to the negotiations with
resolution amended, and agreed to, 819.

Great Britain respecting, introduced, and agreed
Baltimore and Obio railroad, motion to take up the bill au-

to, 1138.
thorizing a subscription to the stock of, and debate Committee appointed to notify the President of the or-
thereon, 1186; motion laid on the table, 1187.

ganization of the two Houses, 472; report of, 472.

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of Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York,

Committee appointed to notify the President that the two / Fortifications on Lake Champlain, resolution introduced
Houses were ready to adjourn, 1148.

requesting the Secretary of War to cause to be
Committees, motion to appoint the standing, 472; an-

, ,
nounced, 474.

and to commit, 629; again taken up, and debate
on the various subjects embraced in the President's thereon, 635, 686, 655, 666; resolution modified
message, 472; debate thereon, 473, 474.

and agreed to, 666.
on education proposed, 475 ; proposition laid on the Holmes, Mr. of North Carolina, his death announced, 477.
table, 477.

Hornet, sloop of war, bill for the relief of the widowa,
Compensatiou of members of Congress, bill in relation to

children, &o. of the officers, seamen, &c. lost in
the, taken up, amended, and reported to the the, taken up, and ordered to a third reading,
House, 481, 482, 483; again taken up and de 2-671; debate on its passage, 575 to 580; passed,
bated, 487 to 489, 492 ; proposition to strike out

580.
first section negatived, 493; ordered to a third Indians, memorial of citizens of New York, praying pro-
reading, 494.

tection for southera, presented, 606; motion to
Congress, list of members of twenty-first, (Appendix) 1.

commit to Committee on Indiau Affairs, and de-
Courts, bill to establish circuit, and abridge the jurisdic bate thereon, 606 to 511; motion agreed to, 511.

tion of district courts, &c. taken up, 530, 640, resolution introduced, calling for a statement of the
642 to 561, 560 to 676; proposition to amend,

number and condition of the, within the States
580; debate thereon, 587, 598 to 605; 612, 624.
martial. (See Army.)

;
Crimes in District of Columbia

. (See District of Columbia.) amend, and to lay on the table, 541," laid on the
Currency, report on the, (Appendix ) 98.

table, 541.
Deaf and Dumb Asylum. (See Kentucky.)

bill to provide for removal of, west of the Missis-
District of Columbia, resolution setting apart one day in sippi, introduced, 581, debate on printing ten

each alternate week for the consideration of husi thousand additional copies of report accompany,
Dess concerning the, taken up, 722; motion to lay

ing, 681 to 583; bill takep up, add debate tbere-
on the table negatived, 723; resolution agreed on, 819, 988, 993, 994 to 1049; bill reported to
to, 734.

the House, 1049; taken up, amendments pro-
bill for the punishment of crimes in, taken up and posed, and debate thereon, 1049 to 1120; again

amended, 753; other amendments proposed and taken up, and debated, 1122 to 1138; motion to
adopted, 764 to 766; again taken up, 822; amend-

lay on the table negatived, 1133; previous ques-
ments proposed, and debate thereon, 822 to 827 ; tion put, and sustained, and bill ordered to a third
laid on the table, 896 ; taken up, amended, and reading, 1133; motion to recommit, with iostruc-
ordered to a third reading, 1121.

tions to amend, 1134; call of the House moped,
bill for appointment of commissioners to prepare a 1135; previous question put, and lost, 1136;
code of laws for, taken up and amended, 756.

again put, and sustained, and the bill pussed,
Documents accompanying the President's message at the

1136.
opening of Congress, (See Appendix) viz.

motion to print law of Georgia, Alabama, and Mis-
report of the Secretary of War, 19.

sissippi, extending jurisdiction over, 585; amend-
Navy, 29.

ment proposed, 586 ; laid on the table, 587; again
Postmaster General, 38.

taken up, and various amendments, &c, proposed,
“Chief Engineer, 42.

694. to 698; resolution committed with instruc-
Navy Commissioners, 54.

tions, 598. daimi yada
Doorkeeper to the House appointed, 472.

memorial of yearly meeting of Society of Friends
Drawback, resolution introduced to allow a, on rum dis 11.00, in New England, concerning the presented,

tilled from foreign molasses, 698; taken up, and 590.;- motion to refer and to print, made and
debate thereon, 606 to 612, 614 to 622, 623; re. question divided, 590; debate on motion to print,
solution and proposed amendments, laid on the 690 to 694; motion agreed to, 694.LAIRES
table, 624.

report on removal of, (Appendix) 91.1 200
Dunn, John Oswald, appointed Sergeant-at-arms to the Internal improvement. (See Buffalo and Nero Orleans
House, 472,

road.)
Duties on imports, to reduce. (See Tariff.)

Judiciary. (See Courts.) 14.17 già trait HTIRISA
Duties, bill to remit, on goods destroyed by fire, taken up, Kentucky asylum for teaching the deaf and dumb, bill to
622; rejected, 623.

amend the act incorporating the reported, 757;
on imports, bill in alteration of the several acts lay-

ordered to a third reading, 760. Asas
ing, taken up, and debate thereon, 795 to 808; Lands, refuse, in Tennessee. (See Tennessee.). ***
new bill proposed as a substitute, 819; again ta- Lands, public, resolution introduced proposing an inquiry
ken up, and debate thereon, 836, 842 to 862 into the expediency of distributing among the
870 to 872, 873 to 921, 923 to 964 ; amendment

Beveral States, 477; amended, and ordered to lie
negatived, 964; various amendments proposed on the table, 4794 taken up, and debate thereon,
ijtighe Son
and adopted, 964, 935, 966 ; debate thereon, 966

484 to 487, 489 to 492, 494 to 497, 500 to 506,
to 974; further amendments proposed and de 611 to 530, 537; amended, and agreed to, 640;
bated, 974 to 978 ; bill ordered to a third read-

committee report by bill, 626; project of mino-
ing, 979 ; passed, 987.)

rity presented, 626.
on tea and coffee, bill to reduce the, taken up, bill from the Senate for the relief of the purchasers

amended, and reported to the House, 803; fur of, taken up, 612, amendments proposed, 612;
ther amended, 807; ordered to a third reading, amendments agreed to, and bill read a third time,
808; amendments of Senate concurred io, 993.

and passed, 623.
op molasses and rum, bill to reduce the, introduced, Land claims in Florida, bill for the final settlement of, taken

and ordered to a third reading, 1121; passed,1189. up, 866 ; motion to recommit, with instructions,
on salt. (See Salt.)

negatived, and bill passed, 866. 4. 116
Fidances. (See Treasury.)

Lands in Tennessee, bill relative to, taken up, debated,
Forage to officers of the army, bill to regulate the allow-

abd rejected, 869, 870 ; motion to reconsider
size dotie apce of taken up, 497; motion to amend, nega laid on the table, 878.

tived, 499; to recommit, 499; agreed to, 600. Lands, public, bill from the Senate to reduce the price of

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

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La portion of, taken up, 922 ; motion to lay on the from, defending his official conduct, presented,
table negatived, 922; substitute moved, 922.

789; report of Judiciary Committee on the case
Lands, bill from the Senate to graduate or reduce the price of, taken up, and debate thereon, 810, 814, 815;

of the public, taken up, and ordered to lie on the report concurred in, 818; committee appointed
table, 1148.

to impeach at the bar of the Senate, and to pre-
Latys passed at the first session 21st Congress. (See Ap pare the articles agaiost, 819; article of impeach-
pendir.)

ment reported, 863; article committed,' 866 ;
Light-house bill.' (See Appropriations.)

taken up, amended, and agreed to, 869; managers
Louisville and Portland Canal Company, bill from the

to conduct the impeachment appointed, 869;
Senate authorizing a subscription to the stock of,

motion to notify the Senate agreed to, 869; re-
passed, 1148.

port of managers, 872; motion for House to at-
Maysville and Lexington turnpike road, bill authorizing a tend the Senate during the trial of, 1134; resolu-
subscription to the stock of, taken up, 820; de.

tion modified and agreed to, 1134; House attend
bate thereon, 820 to 822, 827 to 836; ordered to

the Senate, to hear the plea and answer of,
a third reading, 836; debate on its passage, 836

1135,
to 840; motion to lay on the table negatived, 840; Pensioners, joint resolution introduced, calling for a list
bill passed, 842; returned by the President with of, &c. from beads of departments, annually,
objections, 1138. (See Appendix.) Again taken 682; amended, and ordered to a third reading, 683.
up, and debate thereon, 1140 to 1147; rejected, Pension law, resolution to revise the, extending its bene-
two-thirds pot voting in its favor, 1148.

fits to every soldier who aided in establishing our
Marine corps, resolution respecting the pay of the officers liberties, &c. taken up, 734; amended, and agreed
of tbe, taken up, amevded, and debate thereon,

to, 739.
1133, 1134; ordered to a third reading, 1185; Postage, resolution introduced to inquire into the expe-
passed, 1139.

diency of reducing the rate of, on periodical pub-
Massachusetts, bill from the Senate authorizing the pay-

lications, 479.
ment of the claim of the State of, passed, 1148. Postmaster General, report of, accompanying the President's
Message of the President United States at the opeving of annual message, (Appendix) 37.
Congress, (Appendix) 3,

President of the United States, annual message of, com.
in relation to the colonial trade, communicated, and

muricated, 472; (See Appendix.) Debate on the
debute op its commitment, 1137, 1138.

reference of, 473, 474.
returning the Maysville road bill, with his objec returns Maysville road bill with objections, 1138.
jections, 1138.

(See Appendix.)
confidential, from, announced, 1149.

message of, communicated in relation to the colo-
explanatory of bis signature to the survey bill, nial trade, and debate on its commitment, 1137,
1148.

1188.
Military Academy. (See West Point.)

transmits a confidential message, 1139.
Molasses and rum. (See Duties.)

message from, explanatory of his signature to the
Navigation laws and duties on imports, bill to amend re-

survey bill, &c. 1148.
ported, and debate on motions to commit it, and Removal of Indians. (See Indians.)
postpone, 863 to 866, 868, 884, 896, 902, 952, Retrenchment. (See Pay.)
979 to 986, 988 to 993 ; bill laid on the table, Revolutionary pensioners, bill declaratory of the act to pro-
993.

vide for, taken up, 624; amendment proposed,
Navy, resolutions introduced to discontinue the use of ar adopted, and bill reported to the House, 626 ;

dent spirits in the, 584; taken up, and debate taken up, propositions to amend, and debate
thereon, 587 to 589; amendment proposed, and thereon, 626 to 628; ordered to third reading, 629;
negatived, 589 ; motion to lay on the table nega debate on its passage, 629 to 635; passed, 685.
tived, 589; resolutions agreed to, 690.

bill to exempt from arrest on civil action, &c. taken
Navy, report of the Secretary of, accompanying the Presi up, 636; ordered to a third reading, 687.
dent's annual message, (Appendix) 29.

Rule, resolution reported to suspend the joint, which pre-
Navy commissioners, report of, accompanying the Presi vents the sending bills from one House to the other
dent's annual message, (Appendix) 54.

during the thres last days of the session, 1139;
Newspapers, proposition to discontinue the practice of fur debate thereon, and resolution passed, 1140.

nishing, at the public expense, negatived, 472. Salt. (See Duties on Tea and Coffee.).
New York, memorial of citizens of, praying protection for

resolution introduced to repeal the duty on, 986 ;
southeru Indians, presented, 506. (See Indians.) laid on the table, 986; question of consideration
North Carolina, resolution in relation to the establishment taken, 994; call of the House moved upon, 994 ;'

of a mint in the gold region of, reconsidered, 483; motion to suspend the rule for consideration ne-
agreed to, 484.

gatived, 994 ; again taken up and proposition to
Order, points of, decided, 719, 734, 767, 797, 803, 865, modify withdrawn, 1016; modification again pro-
922, 966, 994, 1037, 1049, 1140, 1145.

posed, and motion to lay the resolution on the
Pay of army and navy officers, bill to regulate the, intro iable negatived, 1016; substitute offered, and ori-

duced, 613 ; motion to refer to the Military Com. ginal motion withdrawn, 1037.
mittee, negatived, 614.

bill to reduce the duties on, introduced, 1049; second
Pay of members of Congress, resolution introduced to reading objected to, 1049; motion to lay on the
reduce the, when the first session exceeds one

table negatived, and bill ordered to becond read-
hundred and twenty days, and the second bioety

ing, 1049; motion to commit, with instructions to
days, 626; taken up, and debate thereon, 666 to amend, 1120; previous question put, sustained,
668, 683 to 688, 700 to 705, 718 to 720; resolu-

and bill ordered to a third reading, 1121; again
tion negatived, 720.

taken up, various motions proposed, and bill
Peck, James H. memorial of, presented, 736 ; motion to passed, i139.

commit negatived, and memorial ordered to lie Sergeant-at-arms to the House appointed, 472.
on the table, 786; resolution introduced to per- Silk, motion to print ten thousand copies of a manual on
mit him to make explanations to the House in the growth and manufacture of, debated, 869;
answer to charges preferred against him, 746; taken up, amended, and agreed to, 1121, 1122.
amended, and debate thereon, 746 to 763 ; letter Smyth, Mr. Alexander, of Virginia, death of, announced,

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