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Monroe, James, bill for the adjustment of the claim of, | Postmaster General, report of, made at the last session,
taken up, 103; again taken up, and referred to

ordered to be printed, 149.
a select committee, 148; again taken up, 329; transmits a statement of the amount of postage,
third read, and passed, 333.

&c. 327.

Potomac bridge, bill to alter, taken up, 335.
Navy, resolution introduced for increasing the pay of President of the United States, annual message of, com-
masters commandant and first lieutenants in the,

municated, 1, (see Appendix.)
102; modified and adopted, 149.

returns Louisville and Portland Canal bill, with ob-
Noble, Mr. death of announced, and arrangements for his jections, 1, (see Ippendix.).
funeral, 320.

transmits Choctaw treaty and papers in relation

thereto, 345, 346.
Obio, law of the State of, in relation to the repair of the message from, in relation to Indian intercourse,
national road, communicated, 209.

(see Appendix, 73.)
bill declaring the assent of Congress to, introduced, President of the Senate pro tem. eleeted, 328.

twice read, and referred, 213; taken up, debate adjourns the Senate sine die, 344.
thereon, and ordered to a third reading, 287 to
292; passed, 312.

Randolph, Martha, bill concerning introduced, and refer.
Order, points of, decided, 148, 175, 179, 194, 334.

red to a select committee, 181.

Rector, Wharton, a witness on the trial of Judge Peck, 24
Pay of members of Congress, report of Judiciary Com- Robinson, Mr. excused from voting on the trial of Judge
mittee on joint resolution in relation to, 85.

Peck, 45.
Passports and clearances, bill to abolish the charge for, Rule, motion to suspend, as respects the presentation of
and to repeal duties on cinnamon and spices, la.

bills to the President on the last day of the ses
ken up, and ordered to a third reading, 25.

sion, 334; laid on the table, 335.
Peck, James H. court of impeachment opened for the seventeenth, joint, suspended, 335.

trial of, 3.
appears with his counsel at the bar of the Senate, Salt, leave asked to introduce a bill for the repealofthe duty
3; managers on the part of the House of Re.

on alum, 120; the subject laid on the table, 148;
presentatives to conduct the impeachment pre-

bill withdrawn, 179; leave renewed, 193; re.
sent a replication to the answer and plea of, 4.

fused, 194.
court for the trial of, again opened, and pro- Smith, Mr. elected President of the Senate pro tem. 323.

ceedings thereon, 9 to 29, 33 to 45; Luke E. Sugar, bill introduced to reduce the duty on, 102.
Lawless examined as a witness, 19 to 22; Henry
S. Geyer, Thomas Horrell, and Arthur L. Ma.

report on, reducing the duties on, (see Appendix, 72.)
gennis examined, 22; Charles S. Hempstead,
Edward Charless, and Wharton Rector examin- Tazewell, Mr. elected President of the Senate pro tem.
ed, 23; resolution proposed permitting Senators

328; excused from serving, 328.
to assign their reasons for their votes on the Trade on the Northern and Northwestern frontier, bill to
question of guilty or not guilty, 24; laid on the regulate the foreign and coasting, third read, and
table, 25; defence of opened by his counsel, 26;

passed, 334.
Robert Wash, John K. Walker, Spencer H. Pet? Treasury, letter from the Secretary of, in relation to state-
tis, J. B. C. Lucas, W. C. Carr, Jesse E. Lin-

ments of commerce, &c. communicated, 333.
deil, examined, 28; depositions of Edward Bates,
John Bent, and Samuel Merry, received in evi- Vessels in distress, bill to enable the President to supply
dence, 28; Thomas H. Benton examined, 28;

and succor, introduced, 31; third read, and
opinions of, ordered to be printed, 28; message

passed, 33.
from the House announcing its intention to attend Vice President appeared, and took the chair of the Sen-
the trial from day to day, 31; arguments of mana-
gers in support of the impeachment, and of the

retires from the chair, 328.
counsel for the respondent, 33 to 44; motion for
the court to pronounce judgment upon, adopted, Walker, John K. a witness on the trial of Judge Peck, 28.
45; acquitted, and the court adjourned sine die, Wash, Robert, a witness on the trial of Judge Peck, 28.
45.

Wirt, Mr. appears as cousel for Judge Peck, 3.
bill making provision for the payment of expenses

incurred in the trial of, taken up, third read, and Yeas and Nays, on resolution to inquire into the condition
passed, 34.

of the Post Office Department, 8; on agreeing
Peters and Pond, bill for the relief of, taken up and de-

to same, 208.
bated, 31.

on passing bill to enable the President to relieve
Pettis, Spencer H. a witness on the trial of Judge Peck, 28.

vessels in distress, 33.
Post Office Department, resolution to inquire into the con on the question of guilty or not guilty in thie case
dition of, taken up, 4; debated and adopted, 4

of Judge Peck, 45.
to 8; proposition submitted to send for persons on granting leave to introduce a resolution against
and papers, adopted, 40; motion to exclude per-

rechartering the Bank of the United States, 78.
sons who have been dismissed from office, 78; on third reading annuity bill to Seneca Indians, 85.
taken up, 86; debate thereon, 86 to 101, 103 to on adopting resolution in relation to the Indian in.
119, 149 to 179, 181 to 193, 194; amendment

tercourse act, 208.
proposed and adopted, 197; further debate there on amendments to general appropriation bill, 510,
on, 197 to 204; resolution agreed to, 208; com-

311.
mittee report, and report ordered to be printed, on passing b:ll granting assent of Congress to an act
335; motion to rescind the order to print, 336;

of the State of Ohio, 312.
debate thereon, 337 to 343; printing suspended, on amendments to military appropriation bill, 325.
343.

on bill anthorizing subscription to a compilation of
Postmaster General, report of, communicated in relation

Congressional documents, 326, 327.
to contracts and clerks, 101; debate on its refer on passing bill to adjust the claim of James Mon.
ence, 102,

ate, 24.

roe, 333,

INDEX TO THE NAMES

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

Barnard, Mr. on increasing the pay of masters command | Forsyth, Mr. on annuity to Seneca Indians, 29, 30, 79,
ant in the navy, 102, 143.

81, 83.
Bell, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post Of Indian intercourse law, 205.
fice, 6, 8.

code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.
asljusting claim of James Monroe, 148.

law of Ohio for repairing national road, 291.
the Turkish mission, 213.

the Turkish mission, 292, 311.
duties on iron, 314.

Frelinghuysen, Mr. on Indian intercourse law, 204, 205.
Benton, Mr. on reducing the duties on iron, 41, 43.

punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia,
rechartering Bank of the United States, 46.

211.
repealing duty on alum salt, 120, 179, 193, 194.
inquiry into the condition of the Post Office, 181. Grundy, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post
Indian intercourse law, 204, 208.

Office, 5, 8, 78, 86, 149, 194.
powers of Congress to lay duties and regulate com-
merce, 285, 312.

impeachment expenses, 34.
internal improvements, 334.

referring report of Postmaster General, 102.
Choctaw treaty, 345.

printing report of Postmaster General, 149.
Bibb, Mr. on annuity to Seneca Indians, 81.

duties on iron, 323.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

internal improvements, 333.
Brown, Mr. on bill for relief of vessels in distress, 33.

printing report of Committee on the Post Office,
the Turkish mission, 270.

336, 342.
duties on iron, 313, 315,
Buchanan, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial Hayne, Mr. on bill for the relief of vessels in distress, 31,
of Judge Peck, 4, 9, 19, 23, 24, 33, 40, 43.

33.
Burnet, Mr. on report of Postmaster General, 102.

reducing the duties on iron, 41, 43, 313, 315, 317,
law of Ohio for the repair of the national road,

321, 322.
209, 287, 289, 291.

repealing the duty on alum salt, 148.

adjusting claim of James Monroe, 148, 329.
Chambers, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post pay of navy officers, 149.
Office, 7.

code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.
cocle of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia,
punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia,

209, 260.
210, 213, 260.

internal improvements, 214, 215, 334.
the Turkish mission, 213.

law of Ohio to repair national road, 288.
military appropriations, 325.

punishing duelling in the District of Columbia, 292.
subscription to Congressional documents, 326.

military appropriations, 325.
altering bridge and draw over the Potomac, 335. subscription to Congressional documents, 326, 327.
printing report select committee on the Post Of. Hendricks, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post
fice, 336, 342.

Office, 149.
Clayton, Mr. on resolution for inquiring into the condition internal improvements, 214, 215, 333, 334.
of the Post Office, 4, 7, 40, 87, 152, 193.

law of Ohio for repairing national road, 312.
referring report of Postmaster General, 102.

announces the death of Mr. Noble, 320.
relief of officers and soldiers of Fort Delaware, 204. subscription to Congressional documents, 327.
duties on iron, 322.

Choctaw treaty, 347.
military appropriation bill, 325.

Holines, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Port
subscription to Congressional documents, 327.

Office, 5, 96, 103, 197, 204.
printing report of Committee on the Post Office,

Indian intercourse law, 205.
337, 342.

duties on iron, 314, 317, 322.

printing report of Committee on the Post Office,
· Dickerson, Mr, on limiting the President's term of ser-

338.
vice, 23,
reducing the duties on iron, 41, 42, 43, 313, 315, Iredell, Mr. on impeachment expenses, 34.
321, 522.

internal improvements, 334.
repealing the duty on alum salt, 194.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
Dudley, Mr. on annuity to Seneca Indians, 29.

Johnston, Mr. on internal improvements, 334.
internal improvements, 215, 333, 334.

Kane, Mr. announces the death of bis colleague, Mr.
Ellis, Mr. announces the death of his colleague, Mr. R.

McLean, 3.
H. Adams, 2.

on the Turkish mission, 213, 214, 232, 239.
the Turkish mission, 214.

King, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post of.

fice, 6, 7, 8.
Foot, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post Of. reducing the duties on iron, 42, 313, 317.
fice, 8.

the Turkish mission, 213, 311.
reducing the duties on iron, 42, 317.

military appropriations, 325.
repealing the duty on alum salt, 194.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

internal improvements, 334.
general appropriation bill, 317.

Knight, Mr, on reducing the duties on iron, 43.
internal improvements, 334.

Choctaw treaty, 346, 348.

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Livingston, Mr. introduces a resolution in relation to the Silsbee, Mr. reducing the duties on iron, 43.

construction of the rules for conducting the im- Smith, Mr. on abolishing the charge for passports and
peachment, 24.

clearances, 25.
on bill for the relief of vessels in distress, 31, 32, on annuity to Seneca Indians, 30, 78, 84, 85,
33.

impeachment expenses, 34.
on making further provision for the support of cap repealing the duty on alum salt, 148.
tured Africans, 40.

adjusting claim of James Monroe, 148.
inquiring into the condition of the Post Office, 194. thie Turkish mission, 213, 214, 304, 311.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

duties on iron, 317, 322.
punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia, military appropriations, 325.
211.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
the Turkish inission, 241, 262, 280.

on his election as President of the Senate, 328.
law of Ohio for repairing national road), 290. Spencer, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial
punishing duelling in the District of Columbia, 292.

of Judge Peck, 33.
subscription to Congressional documents, 325, 326. Sprague, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post
claim of James Monroe, 329.

Office, 194.
internal improvements, 334.

Storrs, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial of
penal code for the District of Columbia, 343.

Judge Peck, 33, 39, 40.
McDuffie, Mr, (of House of Representatives) on the trial Tazewell, Mr. on bill for relief of vessels in distress, 32.
of Judge Peck, 9, 39.

trial of Judge Peck, 45.
Meredith, Mr. (counsel) on the trial of Judge Peck, 9, the Turkish mission, 213, 215, 274.
23, 25, 34.

on his election as President of the Senate, 328.
McKinley, Mr. on pay of members, 85.

internal improvements, 333, 334.

Tyler, Mr. on punishment of crimes in the District of Co-
Noble, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post

lumbia, 212.
Office, 5, 8, 208.

internal improvements, 214.
introduces resolutions in relation to location of the Turkish mission, 260.
lands in Indiana, 31.

duties on iron, 315.
adjusting claim of James Monroe, 148.

on Mr. Tazewell's election to the chair of the Sen
Indian intercourse law, 205.

ate, 328.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

Webster, Mr. on reducing the duties on iron, 44, 314,
Poindexter, Mr. on adjusting the claim of James Mon-

315, 317, 321, 322.

code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.
concerning the daughter of Thomas Jefferson, 179. the Turkish mission, 310.
punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia, insolvent debtors of the United States, 323.
210.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
internal improvements, 215, 334.

on Mr. Tazewell's election to the cbair of the Sen-
law of Ohio for repairing national road, 289, 290,

ate, 328.
312.

Wickliffe, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial
subscription to Congressional documents, 325, 326,

of Judge Peck, 33.
327.

Wirt, Mr. (counsel) on the trial of Judge Peck, 22, 34, 39.
Choctaw treaty, 345.

letter from his physician communicated, 29.

White, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post
Robbins, Mr. on subscription to Congressional documents,

Office, 4, 5, 7.
326.

on annuity to Seneca Indians, 29, 82, 84.
penal code for the District of Columbia, 344.

Choctaw treaty, 346, 347.
Ruggles, Mr, on law of Ohio for repairing national road, Woodbury, Mr. on reducing the duties on iron, 41, 42.
291.

inquiring into the condition of the Post Office, 93,

182, 194.
Sanford, Mr. introduces a resolution on the subject of the punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia,
current coins, 2.

210.
on annuity to Seneca Indians, 30, 80, 85.

the Turkish mission, 239, 311.
the Turkish mission, 213.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326, 327.
Silsbee, Mr, on bill for relief of vessels in distress, 32, 33.

roe, 103.

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Acts passed at second session twenty-first Congress, (see

Appendix.)
Adjournment of the House sine die, 852.
Alexandria Canal Company, bill authorizing a subscrip-

tion to stock in, introduced, twice read, and re.

ferred, 544.
Amendments to the constitution, (see Constitution.)
Appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian trea-

ties, bill making, taken up, and ordered to a

third reading, 404.
Appropriations for arrearages in the Indian Department,

bill making, taken up, and ordered to third read-

ing, 404.
Appropriations for the support of Government, bill mak-

ing, taken up, and debate on proposed amend.
ments, 467 to 484; proposition to strike out the
salary of the minister to Russia, 484; debate
thereon, 486 to 507, 575 to 608, 621 to 658, 671
to 677; main question put, and bill passed, 678;
debate on Senate's amendments, 830 to 839:
committee of conference on, 845; report of
agreed to, 846.

Appropriations for the naval service, bill making, taken Commerce on the Lakes, bill to regulate, taken up, and
up and amended, 745, 747.

ordered to be engrossed, 775; Senate's amend-
Appropriations for military service, taken up and amend-

ment adopted, 848.
ed, 745, 845.

Committee appointed to notify the President of the or-
Appropriations for internal improvements, bill making,

ganization of the two Houses, 349.
taken up and amended, 745, 746, 747, 750; or motion to appoint the standing, 349.
dered to a third reading, 755; debate on its pas on the various subjects embraced in the President's
sage, 755 to 758; passed, 759.

message, and debate thereon, 350 to 354.
Appropriations for fortifications, taken up, 747; amend of conference, 845.

ment proposed, and debate thereon, 747, 748, joint, to wait upon the President of the United
749; amendment negatived, 750; Senate's amend-

States, and notify him that the two Houses were
ment disagreed to, 846.

about to adjourn, 851.
Appropriations for roads and surveys, bill making, taken Commissary General of Subsistence, annual report of,
up, 787; ordered to a third reading, 789.

(see Appendix, 32.)
Appropriations for the Indian Department, bill making, Congress, list of members of the twenty-first, (see Ap-
taken up, 822; ordered to a third reading, 827.

pendix, 1.)
Appropriations for Indian treaties, bill making, taken up, Congressional documents, bill to authorize a subscription
and debate thereon, 790 to 793; ordered to a

to a compilation of, introduced, and ordered to
third reading, 822.

lie on the table, 786; taken up, and ordered to
Appropriations for certain harbors and surveys, bill mak-

a third reading, 790; third read, and passed, 815
ing, taken up, 793, 837; third read, and passed,

to 820.
824.

Constitution, amendment proposed, (see President and
Appropriations for light-houses, bill making, taken up,

Vice President.)
793; ordered to a third reading, 822; Senate's amendment proposed so as that the judges of the
amendments concurred in, 849.

supreme and inferior courts shall hold their offi-
Ef Appropriations for custom-house at New York, bill mak.

ces for a term of years, 540; question of con-
ing, taken up, 793; third read, and passed, 827.

sideration decided in the negative, 540.
Armory on the Western waters, bill to establish an, taken Copyrights, report of Judiciary Committee on, 364, (see

up, and debate thereon, 450 to 454; ordered to Appendix, 119.)
a third reading, 776 to 778; again taken up, and bill to amend the several acts respecting, taken
ordered to lie on the table, 783 to 786.

up, 422; amended, and ordered to be engross-
Army, report of the Major General of, at the opening of

ed, 424.
Congress, (see Appendix, 24.)

Cumberland road, bill giving the assent of Congress to an
*Ashley, General, letter from, in relation to a military act of the State of Ohio, in relation to the, taken
force at Columbia river, (see Appendix, 92.)

up, and ordered to a third reading, 821, 828,
Assay office, (see North Carolina.)

829.
Austria, treaty with, communicated, 850.

bill for the continuation of, taken up, 839; amend.

ment proposed and negatived, 839, 844; third
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, bill authorizing the con-

read, and passed, 845.
struction of a lateral branch of to the city of
Washington, taken up, and amendment propos- Debates in the State conventions, on adopting the federal
ed, 400; motion to refer the bill to the Commit.

constitution, and copies of reports in Congress,
tee for the District of Columbia, debate thereon,

resolution introduced to purchase copies of, 617;
and motion agreed to, 418 to 422.

referred to Library Committee, 618.
bill to authorize the construction of, taken up, 679; | Decatur, Susan, motion to take up the bill to compensate,
Senate's amendment to, concurred in, 830.

refused, 615; taken up, debate thereon, and bill
Basmarien and Raimbaux, merchants of France, memorial

rejected, 680 to 682; motion to reconsider, 717;
of, presented and referred, 560.

agreed to, 718; various motions to amend, and
Beaumarchais, Caron de, bill to settle the claim of the

bill rejected, 718.
heirs of, taken up, 759.

Defaulters, resolution introduced calling for information
Blind, memorial of the New England Asylum for the,

in relation to, 670.
presented and referred, 392.

Denmark, report upon the trade between the United
Bounties, (see Fish.)

States and the colonies of, 846, (see Appendix,
Browning, Samuel, bill to extend the patent of, taken up,

159,
and laid on the table, 679, 680.

District of Columbia, bill to provide a code of law for,
Business of the House, resolution for expediting the, in-

taken up, and ordered to a third reading, 786;
troduced, and laid on the table, 392,

rejected, 786.

Duponceau, Peter S. letter from, presenting a flag manu-
Casting vote, 786.

factured of American silk, communicated, 356;
Census, bill in relation to the fifth, introduced, amended,

report of committee upon, 378.
and ordered to a third reading, 398, 399. Duties on foreign merchandise, bill allowing, to be secur-
Cherokee Indians, petitions of, presented, in relation to In-

ed at inland ports of entry, introduced, 747; or-
dian reserves, 543; referred, 544.

dered to a third reading, 821.
memorial of, (see Appendix, 52.)
Coins, report upon foreign silver, 775, (see Appendix, Education, resolution to appoint a select committee on,
137.)

introduced, 362; laid on the table, 364.
bill in relation to, introduced and committed, 775. Edwards, Amos, bill for the relief of, third read, 776.
gold, of the United States, report and bill concern- Engineers, report of the chief of, (see .Appendix, 25.)

ing, committed, 775, (see Appendix, 148.)
report of Director of the Mint on assays of foreign, Fish, bill to reduce the bounty on pickled, introduced,
(see Appendix, 98.)

424 to 426.
Colonization Society, memorial of inhabitants of Virginia, Fontaniellere, Count, acknowledgments of the House to,
praying aid from Congress for the, presented,

for his letter and treatise on the art of cultivat-
619, 626.

ing the mulberry, 849.
Colonial trade with Great Britain, (see Appendia, 166.) Fuel, for the relief of the poor of Washington, resolı-

up, 759.

tion introduced to distribute a portion of the Land office in the Territory of Michigan, bill to establish
surplus, 517; debate thereon, and resolution

a, taken up. 670; amended and passed, 671.
agreed to, 518, 519.

Land purchasers, bill supplementary for the relief of, ta.
Fuel, for the relief of the poor of Georgetown, resolıı-

ken up, and ordered to be engrossed, 776.
tion introduced to distribute thirty cords of, 558; Lands, bill from the Senate, supplementary to the act
agreed to, 560.

granting pre-emption to settlers on the public,

Jaid on the table, 8-18.
Galatea, resolution calling on the President for informa bill from the Senate, supplementary to the several
tion in relation to the capture of the ship, by a

law's for the sale of the public, laid on the table,
Portuguese squadron, taken up, and adopted, 543.

848.
Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates, motion to sus- Lands to officers of the late war, report upon making a
pend rule for resolution authorizing renewal of

grant of, (see Appendix, 115.)
subscription to, 850.

Laws passed at stcond session of twenty-first Congress,
Georgetown, D. C. letter from the mayor of, soliciting a

(see Appendix.)
donation of wood for the use of the poor of, List of members of the twenty-first Congress, (see ip-
presented, 558.

pendix, 1.)
Gorliam, Mr. Jeave of absence granted to, 550.

Live oak plantations in Florida, resolution introduced in
Gurley, Rev. Mr. elected chaplain, 357.

relation to, 360; amended and agreed to, 361,

362.
Hall of the House, use of granted to a member of the Live oak timber in Florida, report on, 793.

Society of Friends, and to the Colonization So bill introduced to punish the offence of cutting or
ciety, 519.

destroying, 793; ordered to a third reading, 794.

Lovely, Percis, amendments of the Senate to the bill for
Illinois and Michigan Canal, bill authorizing a change in

the relief of, concurred in, 819.
the disposal of land granted for the, taken up,
404; debate thereon, 405 to 408; again taken Manufactures, motion to print reports Committee on, and
up, and amended, 411 to 416; will rejected, 417; debate thereon, 384, 383; amendments proposed
notion to reconsider agreed to, 417, 418; again

and negatived, 386, 387; resolution and amend.
taken
up, and reconsideration negatived, 544,

ments referred to Committee on the Library, 390.
545.

report of Committee on, 485, (see Appendix, 162.)
Illinois, bill for the sale of lands reserved for salt springs couter report upon, (see pendi, 08.)

in, introduced, and ordered to a third reading, Meade, Richard W. bill providing for the claim of, taken

568; passed. 618.
Impeachment, (see Peck, James II.)

Mileage of membeis, resolution introduced for adopting
Importers of foreign goods, bill for the relief of certain,

some uniform mode of computing, 390; agreed
taken up, third read, and passed, 775, 776.

to, 391; joint resolution reported, and motion to
Indians, memorial of citizens of Southampton, Massachu-

recommit with instructions, 466; proposition to
setts, praying the repeal of the law providing an

amend, and debate thereon, 467, 486, 507;
exchange of lands with, presented, 618; debate

amendment adopted, 510; resolution recommit.
on its reference, 682 to 717, 759 to 775; laid on

ted, 522; bill reporteil, 527; motion to amend,
the table, 821.

and debate thereon, 527 to 529; third read, and
Indian affairs, annual report of superintendent of, (see passed, 530, (see Appendix, 120.)
Appendix, 32.).

Military Academy, resolution adopted calling upon the
insolvent debtors, bill for the relief of, taken up, -678,

Secretary of War for information in relation to
778; ordered to a third reading, 781.

the number of cadets at the, and to report a
Internal improvements, report on, 678, (see Appendix, plan and organization for, 454.
35,) (see Appropriations.).

Militia of the District of Columbia, bill for the better or.
Iron, memorial of citizens of Philadelphia, praying a mo-

ganization of the, reported, and twice read, 535.
dification of the duties on, presented and refer- Missouri, amendatory bill to authorize the State of to se!!
red, 535; motion to reconsider the reference, lands reserved for salt springs, &c. taken up, and
debate thereon, and motion withdrawn, 535 to

postponed, 615.
537, (see Apendix, 99.)

Monroe, James, bill to adjust the claim of, taken up, 391,

426 to 449, 510; enacting clause siruck out in
Judiciary act, report of committee, on repealing the 25th

Committee of the Whole, 517; again taken up,
section of the, 532; report of the minority

debate thereon, House refused to strike out the
against the measure received, 535; leave refused

enacting clause, 545 to 550; further amendmerts
for motion to print six thousand copies of, 544,

proposed, and debate thereon, 561 to 568, 509
620, 658 to 670, 725, 730 to 740, 783; agreed to 571; ordered to a third reading, 574; passed,
to, 790.

614.
bill to repeal, first read, debate thereon, 532 to Mulberry, thanks of the House to Count Fontaniellere for
535; again taken up, and rejected, 541, 542.

a treatise on the art of cultivating the, 840.
judges of the supreme and interior courts to hold

their offices for a term of years, 540, (see Con- Navy yards, resolution in relation to the expense of build.
stitution.)

ing and equipping ships in, introduced, 381.
Judiciary, resolution introduced to punish contempts of Navy, report of the Secretary of, at the opening of Cos-
the 560; modified and agreed to, 561.

gress, (see Appendix, 17.,
Judiciary act, report on repealing the 25th section of the, report on increasing the pay of captains in the,
(see Appendix, 77.)

(see Appendix, 113.)
counter report, ditto, 86.

Noble, Mr. death of announced, and honors to his memo
Land offices, bill reported to authorize the President to North Carolina, resolution introduced to inquire into the

change the location of, 455.
Lands between Ludlow and Roberts' lines, bill to amend

expediency of establishing an assay office in the

gold regions of, 403; adopted, 404.
the act to quiet the titles of purchasers of, taken extra copies of committee's report ordered to be
up, 539; ordered to a third reading, 541.

printed, 775.

ry, 820.

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