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CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE:

CONTAINING

SKETCHES OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

THIRD SESSION

OF THE

TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

VOLUME XII.

BLAIR AND RIVES, EDITORS.

CITY OF WASHINGTON:

PRINTED AT THE GLOBE OFFICE, FOR THE EDITOR,

1843.

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INDEX

TO THE TWELFTH VOLUME OF THE CONGRESSION AL GLOBE.

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Archer, Wm. S., of Virginia, 30, 38, 41, 45, 61

63, 70, 75, 81, 88, 100, 106, 111, 121
Abolition of slavery in the District of Colum-

127, 133, 147, 153, 157, 166, 175, 182
bia, petitions on the subject of, 133, 233

185, 206, 220, 244, 252, 275, 276, 299
330

314, 315, 326, 328, 342, 345, 363, 364
Africans recaptured on the coast of Africa,

366, 371, 372, 379, 394
concerning the appropriation for the

remarks on the bill for the benefit of
support of . 328, 335, 336, 345

The Petersburg Railroad Company, 186
African squadrun, concerning the, 41, 50, 63, 79

188
331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336

remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 63
Agricultural Bank of Mississippi, bill for the

64, 85, 262
relief of the . : 89, 141, 180

remarks on the Oregon bill, 74, 100, 104
Alabama, bill for the relief of certain citizens

105, 212, 220, 222, 230, 239, 240, 244
ot, who lost their improvements in

remarks on the proposition to print the
consequence of the war with the

report on the subject of the fine on
Creek Indians - -

General Jackson .. . . 148
bill relating to the mode of payment of

his recollections touching the contro-
the two per cent. fund relinquished to

versy, in secret session, between
the State of - - 330, 336, 340

Messrs. Rives and Benton, concern-
Albemarle Sound and Atlantic ocean, bill di-

ing the red line map. - · 170
recting a survey of a direct commu-

remarks on the bill making appropria.
nication between the .

157, 180

tion for the fulfilment of stipulations
Allen, Wm, of Ohio, 2, 31, 63, 75, 128, 133

of the Ashburton treaty : 378, 379
149, 161, 181, 205, 226, 237, 275, 311

remarks on the presentation to the Sen-
328, 340, 342, 354, 364, 365, 366, 371

ate of the sword of Washington and
376, 377, 379

the staff of Franklin - - - 255
the credentials of

133

remarks on the bill providing for a mis-
resolutions by-

70, 304, 331
sion to China -

- 391, 392
remarks on the bankrupt bill - 346, 349

remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
remarks on the subject of improving the

General Jackson - : 316, 317
navigation of the Western waters - 164

remarks concerning the speech of Sir
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
Robert Peel, on the construction of

the Ashburton treaty as to the right
the Ashburton treaty as to the right

of search - 331, 332, 333, 335, 336
of search - .

- 333

(See Debates-Debts.)
remarks on the bill making appropria Arkansas, bill for the relief of citizens of, who
tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-

lost their improvements in conse-
tions of the Ashburton treaty - 378

quence of the treaty between the
remarks on the bill to recharter the

United States and Choctaw Indians, 54
banks in the District of Columbia, 364, 365

371

bill for the relief of persons heretofore
remarks on the proposition to give to

residing within the supposed limits of
the present Congress printers 20 per

Arkansas and Louisiana, who were,
cent. above the contract price for ex-

by the settlement of the boundary
ecuting the public printing - 382, 391

line, thrown into the territory of
remarks concerning the proposition to

Texas - - - - 127, 133
pay for books distributed to members Army and the miliiary academy, bill making
of Congress - - - - 383

appropriation for the support of the, 233
remarks on the bill reviving the act of

244, 267, 315, 342
July, 1838, allowing pensions to wi-

(See Enlistments.)
dows of officers and soldiers of the

an act respecting the reorganization of
Revolution - - - 388, 389

the, and for other purposes, 166, 351, 362
remarks on the bill to print the debates, 355

Ashburton, Lord, special minister from Eng-
356, 357, 358

land, his correspondence touching
(Sce Debts.)
Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, bill

the Northeastern and Northwesteru

boundaries -
to amend the charter of the town of, 141

- 4 to 22
concerning the suppression of the Af-

181, 192
Apportionment bill, protest of a State Legis-

rican slave-trade
lature against -

concerning the “Creole" case.
- - - 104

concerning the "Caroline" affair
Appropriation bills, the civil and diplomatic, 79

concerning impressment
81, 377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393 Ashburton trealy. (See Treaty.)
the army and military academy, 233, 244 Assumption. (See Debts of the States.)

267, 268,315, 342 Atherton, Charles G., Senator elect from New
the naval, 263, 321,322, 327, 328, 331, 337

Hampshire, credentials of . .
Indian - -

- 340, 363 Auditor's office, the second, joint resolution for
pension -
- 261, 263

- 326
Cumberland road

continuing an additional clerk in

233, 366
fortification •

340, 364
for the fulfilment of the stipulations of

|| Awards under the treaty with the Chickasaw

Indians, joint resolution providing for
the Ashburton treaty, 366, 371, 372, 377

the payment of the ceriificates of - 376
378, 379 ||

383

B.
Babbitt's anti-attrition metal, concerning an

appropriation for the purchase of the

patent lor - - - 382, 38;
Bagby, A. P., of Alabama, 205, 220, 238, 261, 26:

267, 299, 304, 341, 349, 35
resolution by . .
credentials of -
remarks on the Oregon bill
remarks on the joint resolution for es-

tablishing agencies for the inspection

and purchase of water-rotted hemp, 263
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major

General Jackson - - - 302
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right

of search .

(See Debates-Debts.)
Baltimore, Md., bill to continue in force an

act therein mentioned relating to - 299
Bangor, Me., bill to authorize the appo

ment
of an assistant collector for the port
of - - - -

- 166
Bank of the State of Alabama, bill authorizing

its notes to be received in payment of
lands sold in that State on certain con-
ditions -

- - 330, 336, 340
Bank of the United States, concerning • 220
Banks in the District of Columbia, the bill to
continue the charters of the several, 226

364, 365, 371, 377
remarks by-
Mr. Allen .

364, 365, 371
Mr. Buchanan

• 365
Mr. Conrad .
Mr. Miller

. 364, 365
Mr. Walker -

- 365
Bankrupt law, petitions, &c., on the subject of

the repeal of the, 54, 63, 69, 75, 79
81, 88, 94, 99, 100, 103, 104, 110, 118
127, 133, 143, 152, 157, 161, 162, 166
169, 175, 186, 192, 198, 205, 211, 212

220, 226, 237, 238, 244, 262, 275, 280
Mr. Benton's remarks concerning - 69
the bill to repeal the, 33, 38, 45, 46, 51
147, 181, 185, 238, 275, 281, 315, 321

327, 338, 344, 362, 375, 380
remarks by-

Mr. Allen . . . 346, 343
Mr. Benton

51, 52, 47, 342, 347
Mr. Berrien, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341

342, 347, 349
Mr. Buchanan

347, 348, 349
Mr. Choate .
Mr. Conrad -
Mr. Crittenden · 45, 342, 346, 349
Mr. Graham •
Mr. Huntington

- 346
Mr. King -

45, 238, 342, 347
Mr. Smith of Connecticut . 346, 349
Mr. Tallmadge, 45, 46, 51, 84, 238, 342

'347, 349

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Mr. Walker,

Mr. Woodbury
Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana, 37, 41, 50
54, 61, 70, 141, 161, 261, 267, 275, 276

296, 299, 304, 365,
resolutions by, 74, 79, 111, 119, 133,

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want resolution 371, 372, 345, 350, 325

Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana-

remarks concerning improvement of
the navigation of the Western waters, 164

165
his recollections touching the contro-

versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-

ing the red-lined map

(See Debts.)
Bales, J. C., of Massachusetts, 30, 39, 47, 50, 61

63, 69, 84, 95, 110, 112, 127, 143, 147
157, 161, 166, 180, 185, 186, 198, 211
220, 226, 233, 238, 267, 280, 287, 311
327, 341, 345, 353, 363, 364, 366, 370

' 371, 372, 376, 387, 391
remarks on the bill to revive the pen-

sion act of July, 1838
Bayard, R. H., of Delaware, 30, 38, 39, 45, 46

50, 54, 63, 75, 79, 81, 84, 85, 110, 112
121, 127, 128, 133, 134, 142, 153, 161
166, 181, 186, 188, 198, 206, 212, 235
238, 243, 263, 264, 299, 304, 321, 322
327, 328, 340, 341, 345, 346, 354, 363

371, 376, 377, 382, 383, 387, 390
resolutions by . . 39, 235, 326
remarks on the joint resolution to estab-

lish agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water-roited hemp, 227, 262

263
remarks on enlistments in the army,

navy, and marine corps - - 175
remarks on the naval appropriation

bill concerning a floating or dry duck, 327

(See Debates-Debts.)
Benlon, Thomas H., of Missouri, 1, 31, 33, 62

63, 70, 74, 75, 84, 95, 99, 104, 112
113, 119, 143, 147, 148, 162, 166, 175
230, 238, 261, 267, 268, 275, 287, 288
326, 327, 328, 345, 365, 366, 370, 371

372, 377, 383
resolutions submitted by, 1, 2, 41, 50, 54
63, 74, 79, 85, 94, 99, 119, 237, 252

262, 275, 281, 321, 327, 341, 345
his bill to repeal the bankrupt law • 38
remarks concerning the repeal of the

bankrupt act · 51, 52, 147, 342, 347
remarks on the expunging resolution, 41
remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 64

65, 79, 85, 252, 262
remarks on the Oregon bill, 74, 106, 112

154, 172, 176, 234, 238, 239
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right

of search - - 331, 332, 333
his recollections pending the contro-

versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-
ing the red-lined map, 111, 119, 120, 121

169, 170, 171
remarks on the bill reviving the act

of July, 1838, allowing pensions 10
widows of officers and soldiers of the

Revolution -
remarks on the subject of making an

appropriation for the improvement of

the navigation of the Western waters, 165
remarks concerning the establishment

of agencies for the inspection and

purchase of water rolled hemp, 226, 263
remarks on the bill to provide for the

mission to China : - 391, 392
remarks on the army appropriâtion bill, 267

268
(See Debates-Oregon.)
Berrien, J. M., of Georgia, 37, 41, 49, 63, 69

84, 85, 88, 89, 94, 100, 104, 127, 128
141, 142, 143, 148, 157, 158, 162, 181
192, 198, 201, 206, 207, 220, 233, 244
288, 296, 314, 315, 321, 322, 331, 310
312, 345, 354, 363, 365, 372, 377, 381

390
resolutions by .

46, 89
remarks on the Oregon bill. . • 212
remarks on the bill to repeal the bank
rupt act, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341, 342

347, 349
eulogium on Richard H. Habersham

of Georgia, deceased - . 62
· remarks on the proposition to print the

report of the Judiciary Committee con-

cerning the repeal of the bankrupt law, 238
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major

General Jackson · • 315, 321 |

Berrien, J. M., of Georgia-

remarks on the resolutions adopted by

the Legislature of Georgia, censuring

his political course - - - 377

(See Debates-Debts.)
Bills iniroduced on leave, 41, 45, 49, 50, 54, 61

62, 63, 70, 74, 79, 83, 84, 85, 88, 89
104, iil, 127, 141, 148, 153, 157, 169

211, 212, 229, 233, 252, 262, 267, 293
Bills reported from committees, 54, 62, 63, 73

79. 84. 85. 88, 94, '99, 100, 104,'111
118, 121, 127, 133, 141, 147, 148, 152
158, 161, 162, 166, 174, 180, 181, 192
206, 211, 220, 226, 229, 233, 235, 238
244, 252, 261, 267, 276, 280, 287
288, 292, 293, 299, 304, 311, 320, 325
326, 330, 331, 340, 341, 345, 353, 362

365, 370, 371, 376, 377, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions passed, 74, 75, 95, 100

133, 149, 159, 166, 182, 192, 206, 220
240, 244, 252, 263, 267, 276, 281, 292
296, 299, 311, 315, 330, 331, 337, 340
341, 362, 363, 364, 370, 371, 372, 376

377, 378, 379, 383, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions rejected,' 149, 158, 206

226, 267, 276, 287, 311, 320, 341, 345

353, 354, 364, 371, 372, 383, 387
Books and public documents received from the

House of Peers of France, concerning
the - .

-

261
Books distributed to members of Congress, de-

bate concerning the appropriation to
pay for :

• 382, 383
Boundary. (See Northeastern Boundary.)

line of Ohio, bill concerning the, and

the admission of Michigan into the

Union - - - 50, 166, 370
bill directing the running of the north-

ern line of the reserve of the half-
breed Sac and Fox tribe of Indians, 365
between the United States and Texas, 79

133
Boyd, Gordon B., late receiver of public mo-

neys at Columbus, Mississippi, joint
resolution to authorize the settlement
of the liabilities of the securities of · 149

152
Bresee, Sidney S, Senator elect from Illinois,

the credentials of .
Buchanan, James, of Pennsylvania, 2, 30, 40, 54

61, 69, 73, 75, 84, 94, 110, 118, 127
140, 142, 161, 164, 175, 181, 185, 188
198, 211, 219, 220, 230, 238, 243, 255
263, 264, 266, 275, 311, 321, 328, 331
336, 337, 341, 342, 365, 371, 376, 377

382, 394
credentials of -

• 158
resolutions by .

2, 104, 118
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the

Petersburg Railroad Co., and con-
cerning the importation of railroad

iron free of duty · - 181, 187 ||
remarks on the joint resolution for es-

tablishing agencies for the inspection

and purchase of water-rotted hemp . 263
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268
remarks on the naval appropriation bill, 322
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major

General Jackson
remarks on the bill to repeal the bank-

347, 348, 349
remarks on the bill to extend the char-

ters of the District banks - - 365
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 381
remarks on the bill to revive the act of

July, 1838, allowing pensions to the
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution

in
(See Debates-Debts )
Cadets in the West Point Academy, concern-

ing the appointment and apportion.

ment of " . . 268, 315, 342
Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina, 54, 110, 121

128, 142, 161, 166, 186, 192, 222, 235
240, 244, 252, 268, 275, 276, 322, 327

328, 341, 379, 382
his recollections pending the controver-

sy, in secret session, between Messrs.
Rives and Benton, concerning the red-
lined map .

- 111, 170
remarks on the Oregon bill, 133, 134, 142

149, 227, 239 |

Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina- .

remarks on the subject of improving the

navigation of the Western waters - 164
remarks on the navy appropriation bill, 322
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right

of search - . . - - 335
remarks on the bill making appropria-

tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-

tions of the Ashburtop treaty
remarks on the treasury note bill - 381

(See Debates-Debts )
Calhoun, James F., bill for the relief of, 365, 372
Camden, N. J., bill reducing the salary of the

surveyor of the port of, 299, 331, 372
Canal, the Louisville and Poriland, debate con.

cerning onerous exactions on the com-

merce of the Western rivers by the - 287
Caroline affair, the - - - 119, 188
Catalogues of the library of Congress, debate

on the proposilion for the distribution

of . - - - 94, 100
Centre College, Kentucky, bill to transfer to

the trustees of the, lands heretofore
granted to the Kentucky Asylum for

educating the deaf, dumb, and blind - 372
Census, Compendium of the Sixth, the petition

and proposition for pay for printing
the • • • . .
joint resolution for the distribution of the,

and appropriation to defray the ex-

pense .. . 148, 276, 315, 381
the appropriation to defray the expense
of printing the Compendium of the - 381

383, 391, 393
Chaplain to the Senate
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, bill

for the relinquishment to Maryland,
&c., of the stock held in the, by the

United States, 175, 185, 198, 275, 28
Chicago, Illinois, bill to establish a new collec-

tion district at - - - 293
China, bill to provide the means for future in- ...
tercourse with

363, 391, 392
Choate, R., of Mass., 45, 49, 99, 141, 143, 162
176, 186, 229, 233, 239, 275, 280, 311

320, 327, 342, 376, 382
remarks on the bankrupt bill ...

- 346
remarks on the Oregon bill, 134, 171, 176

235, 238, 239
remarks concerning an editorial criti-

cism in the Globe, of his production of

the map in the Senate - • 243
Civil and diplomatic appropriation bill, 79, 81

* 377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393
Claims, Committee on, bills reported from the, 63

69, 118, 133, 152, 161, 174, 181, 206
220, 233, 252, 261, 267, 275, 292, 293

330, 370, 376
reports from the, 104, 133, 161, 181, 206

220, 267, 287, 293
Claims against the Government, new rule con-

cerning legislation on, 45, 50, 63, 70
bill providing for the settlement of the

claims for supplies furnished the Flo-

rida militia . . . 320, 383
(See Land claims-Mexican claims-Massa-

chusetts claims.)
Clay, John Randolph, late secretary of lega.

tion of the United States to the court

of Vienna, bill for the relief of, 275, 372
Clayton, T., of Delaware, 30, 41, 50, 63, 79, 83

103, 152, 166, 211, 243, 264, 267, 363
Clinch, Duncan L, bill for the relief of - 362
Cloth cases . . . . 140, 169
Coin, the bill 10 regulate the currency of fora

eign gold and silver - 63, 79, 112, 245
the bill to fix the computation at the cus.

iom-house of certain German, 304, 345

152

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Commerce, the Committee on, resolutions in.

structing the - . 74, 85,
reports from the, 99, 147, 261, 267, 330
bills and joint resolutions reported from

the, 62, 73, 99, 147, 180, 220, 261, 267

280, 299, 330, 345, 354, 363, 377, 387
Commerce on the northwestern lakes, bill for
the protection of . .

· 354
bill for the protection of, and construc-

tion of harbors on the lakes · · 363
bill for the protection of, on the western

shores of Lake Michigan : : 390

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Commerce and navigation, the annual state-

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Dayton, Wm. L, of New Jersey, 30, 110, 148
Comet and Encominm, bill making indemnity

152, 180, 219, 226, 243, 252, 253, 266
for slaves taken from on board the : 50

267, 275, 299, 315, 321, 363, 372, 382
100, 128, 133, 267
Committees, standing, announced'

the credentials of -
.

resolution concerning retrenchment and
Commissioner of the General Land Office,

economy and the iariff - 281, 288
"" , call upon the, for information

remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
Commissioner of the Public Buildings, bill to

Gen. Jackson - - - 316, 321
fix the compensation of the . . 372

Deaf, dumb, and blind, bill granting land to
Conrad, C. M., of Louisiana, 1, 2, 45, 54, 61

the several States for the education of
63, 70, 73, 75, 88, 127, 133, 143, 153

the, and for the benefit of insane per.
157, 161, 166, 186, 192, 220, 233, 239
214, 287, 292, 294, 327, 328, 342, 372

• • • 304, 330
Debates and proceedings of Congress, bill to

provide for the publication of the, 292, 326
resolutions submitted by, 1, 54, 62, 63, 95
133, 142

345, 354, 355, 366

remarks on, by-
remarks on the bill to suppress private

Mr. Allen .

358
expresses - . 246, 252, 253

Mr. Archer
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268

Mr. Bagby .
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major

Mr. Bayard .
Gen. Jackson - - . 316, 321

Mr. Benton .
remarks on the bankrupt bill . 347, 349

Mr. Berrien .
remarks on the Districi banks bill : 364

Mr. Buchanan,
Cooper, Dr. Thomas, petition to refund the fine

Mr. Calhoun -
imposed on him under the alien and

Mr. Crittenden
sedition law *- .

- 110

Mr. Henderson
Copyright to Richard H. Wilde, 41, 141, 181, 192

Mr. King
to John Rowlett, bill to continue it to · 372

Mr. McRoberts
Court, at Williamsport, Pa., bill providing for

Mr. Morehead
the holding of a

- 331

Mr. Sevier
bill to amend the act establishing a dis-

Mr. Smith of Connecticut .' 353
trict court of the United States at

Mr. T'appan -

357
Wheeling

- - 127
Mr. Walker . .

358
bill to repeal the act changing the time

Mr. Woodbridge .

357
of holding the circuit and district

Mr. Woodbury, 355, 356, 357, 358
courts in Ohio - - 262, 371

Mr. Wright: 354, 355, 356, 357
bill for altering the time for holding the

Debts, State, the assumption of, resolutions, &c.,
circuit courts of the United States for

concerning the . 70, 74, 81, 293
the district of Connecticut . 206, 252

communication from the President of
bill to alter the place of holding the dis-

the United States concerning . 81
trict court of the United States for the

remarks on the several resolutions of
district of New Jersey - 226, 252

Messrs. McDuffie, Bayard, Allen,
bill to change the place of holding the

Rives, Merrick, and Walker, con-
circuit court of the United States for

cerning - 293, 299, 315, 326
the district of Maine -

- 244

remarks on, by-
bill to change the time of holding the

Mr. Allen, 293, 295, 296, 299 306, 313
district and circuit courts for the east-

Mr. Archer

326, 327
ern district of Tennessee

Mr. Bagby .
Crafts, Samuel C., of Vermont, 30, 94, 133, 164

Mr. Barrow .

326
Mr. Bayard .

326
the credentials of .

Mr. Berrien .
Crittenden, John J., of Kentucky, 2, 3

Mr. Buchanan

306
52, 64, 74, 75, 85, 88, 100, 104, 106

Mr. Calhoun -
112, 127, 128, 133, 140, 141, 161, 175

308

Mr. Crittenden
181, 182, 192, 198, 201, 220, 226, 261

, 311

Mr. Conrad -
262, 282, 289, 299, 311, 315, 320, 322

Mr. Cuthbert -
325, 342, 345, 362, 364, 365, 366, 371

• 308

Mr. Graham -
the credentials of .

Mr. Henderson

294
resolutions submitted by

Mr. King .

294, 299
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267

Mr. McDuffie .

307, 311, 312, 313
remarks on the Oregon bill' . · 105

Mr. Merrick - 293, 294, 306, 313, 326
remarks on the bankrupt act, 46, 342, 346, 349

Mr. Miller

293, 294
remarks on the proposition to print the

Mr. Rives , 293, 299, 304, 305
report on the fine on Gen. Jackson - 148

Mr. Walker, 294, 304, 307, 313, 314, 315
remarks on the subject of improving the

326
navigation of the Western waters - 165

Mr. Woodbury
remarks on the joint resolution to estab.

Mr. Wright
lish agencies for the inspection and

DeKalb, Maj. Gen. Baron, deceased, bill for
purchase of water-rotted hemp, 226, 227

the relief of the legal representatives
of -

-

- 370
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Detroit, Michigan, joint resolution in relation.
Robert Peel on the construction of the

to certain properly purchased for the
Ashburton treaty as to the right of

United States in the city of . 377, 383
· 335

District of Columbia. (See BanksInfants
(See Debates-Debts.)

Imprisonment for debt.)
Cumberland road, bill making surther appro-

bills reported from the Committee on the, 141
priation for the continuation of the • 233

148, 169, 226, 267, 275
366

Distribution to the States, concerning . : 157
petition on the subject of the . . 275

Docks, floating or dry, debale concerning the
Curiosities. (See Natural curiosities.)

erection of a, at New York, 322, 327, 328
Custom house, New York, bill to reduce the

377
number and compensation of the of-

Drawbacks on foreign merchandise exported
ficers and others employed in the, 280, 299

in original packages to Chihuahua

330
Cathbert, A., of Georgia - 299, 322, 327

and Santa Fe, in Mexico, 50, 62, 74, 89
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

generally on goods exported in original
Robert Peel on the construction of the

packages -

. 261
Ashburton treaty as to the right of Duties, joint resolution concerning reciprocal - 229
search - . . . - 335

bill for the remission of, on railroad
he presents and debates the resolutions

iron - . • 238, 372, 393
adopted by the Legislature of Georgia,
censuring the political course of Mr.
Berrien

. 377 || Elections, contested, bill relating to the taking
(See Debts.)

of testimony in cases of

Enlistments in the army, navy, and marine

corps, bill to regnlate : 127, 133, 175
Evans, George S., of Maine, 20, 37, 45, 47, 54

61, 63, 79, 81, 89, 94, 103, 110, 11
113, 118, 127, 141, 142, 147, 149, 15%
153, 157, 158, 164, 166, 175, 181, 182
185, 186, 188, 192, 198, 205, 21 219
226, 227, 229, 237, 238, 243, 244, 251
261, 263, 275, 280, 292, 304, 308, 311
320, 321, 322, 325, 326, 327, 328, 336
340, 342, 345, 353, 362, 363, 364, 366
371, 377, 379, 380, 382, 387, 390, 391

'392, 393
resolutions by .' - 255, 288, 341
remarks on his resolution on the subject

of the tariff, the currency, economy,

and retrenchment - 255, 276, 281
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the

Petersburg Railroad Co. - - 187
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267

268, 315
remarks concerning the construction of

the Ashburton treaty as to the right of
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remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, 363
remarks on the navy pension bill - 364
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 390
remarks on the oppropriation to pay for

printing the Compendium of the Sixth
Census

- 381
Exchequer, the bill to modify the several acts

establishing the Treasury Department,
so as to create a board of, 33, 45, 85, 175

192, 198, 240, 243, 244, 267
petitions, &c., concerning the plan for a
· board of, 141, 161, 164, 166, 180, 185

186, 192, 205, 211, 251, 340
Exploring and surveying expedition, bill for
the relief of certain officers of the late, 371

377, 383
Expresses, private, bill to prevent the employ-

ment of, on mail 'routes, and for the
prevention of frauds on the revenues
of the Post Office Department 111, 211

220, 229, 233, 234, 245, 252, 263
remarks by-
Mr. Conrad .

. 246, 253
Mr. Henderson - 212, 220, 229
Mr. Huntington

- 252
Mr. Merrick 211, 212, 220, 229, 233

231, 245, 252, 253
Mr. Porter - - 229, 245, 252

Mr. Walker - - - - 246
Extra allowances to officers of the Government,

bill to prohibit any - - 362, 383
Expunging resolution, Mr. Bayard's proposi-

tion to rescind - - 39, 46, 328, 341
Mr, Benton's amendment to

- 371

307

"' 180, 219

314

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Fillebrown, Thomas, bill for the relief of - 89
Fine. (See Jackson.)
Finance, Committee on, bills reported froin

the, 79, 111, 118, 127, 141, 147, 166, 229
238, 244, 251, 292, 304,' 320, 325, 340

** 350, 362, 371, 377, 387
reports from the

325, 326
Florida militia. (See Claims.)

bill making appropriations for the com-

pletion of the public buildings in . 371
Foreign Relations, Committee on, bills reported

from , 100, 200, 235, 36, 363, 371
resolution instructing the .
reports from ..

- 206
Fort Gibson, concerning an appropriation for 364
Fortifications, bill making appropriations for
certain -

- 340, 364
Frank, bill to authorize the chief clerk to the

Secretary of State to frank official doc-
uments

- 252
Franking privilege, petitions and resolutions of

the State Legislatures on the subject
and the bill to correct the abuse and
to regulate the use of the, 111, 133, 157

192, 364
Fremont, Lieut., his expedition to the Rocky

Mountains, and Mr. Linn's remarks
upon . .

- .389
Fullon, Robert, bill for the relief of the heirs of, 280

320
Fulton, W. S., of Arkansas, 40, 41, 45, 46, 50
54, 63, 74, 112, 127, 133, 148, 153, 162

261, 262
remarks on the Oregon bill , • 105

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