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the memorial of Commodore Isaac Hull, accompanied by a bill (No. 224) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported a bill (No. 225) for the relief of Asa Hartfield, his assignee or legal representative; which bill was read the first and second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

Mr. Loyall, from the Committee of Ways and Means, made a report on the petition of Humphrey B. Gwathmey, accompanied by a bill (No. 226) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Reed, Ordered, That the Committee on Naval affairs be discharged from the consideration of the petition of Lydia Parkhurst, and that it be referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a list of all the patents for discoveries and improvements which have expired within the year 1833, with the names of the patentees, alphabetically arranged; which letter and list were laid on the table.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a list of the names of persons who have invented any, new or useful art or machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any improvement thereon, and to whom patents have been issued for the same within the year 1833, with the dates and general objects of such patents, and the residence of patentees; which letter and list were laid on the table.

Mr. Chinn, by leave, presented a copy of the proceedings of a very numerous meeting of the citizens of Loudoun county, in the State of Virginia, opposed to the removal of the deposites of the public revenue from the Bank of the United States; which proceedings were referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Mr. Clayton, by leave, presented a memorial of Seaborn Jones and Joel Crawford, of the State of Georgia, sureties of Thomas F. Greene, late postmaster at Milledgeville, in said State, praying to be exonerated from their liability as surety aforesaid, for reasons set forth in the memorial; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Mr. Pope, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, to which was referred the bill from the Senate (No. 41 ) entitled “ An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause certain roads to be opened in Arkansas," reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to morrow.

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

Mr. Speaker : The Senate adhere to their second amendment to the bill (No. 36) entitled “ An act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government for the year 1834.” And then he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Lyon, of Kentucky, Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post road from

Paducah, by Lovelace's, West Fork, Mellburn's, and Clinton, to Moscow, Kentucky.

On motion of Mr. Grennell, Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a mail route from Gill, through West Northfield, in Massachusetts, to Vernon, in Vermont.

On motion of Mr. Pope, Resolved, That the Committee on Miritary Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a national armory at Louisville, in the State of Kentucky.

On motion of Mr. Patton, Resolved, That the Committee on Revolutionary Claims be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for payment of the heirs of Thornton Taylor, deceased, his commutation of five years' full pay in lieu of half pay for life, for his services in the revolutionary war.

Mr. Beardsley moved the following resolution; which was read, and laid upon the table, viz.

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to inform this House what amount of money had been received into the Treasury on or before the 30th September, 1832, as proceeds of lands embraced in the Louisiana purchase, and which had been sold by the United States, exhibiting also a statement of payments from the Treasury for roads or other improvements within the limits of said purchase ; also exhibiting the amount of payments by the United States of and upon any claim or, claims to lands within said purchase ; also payments and expenditures to obtain title to any Indian rights of such land; also payments to commis-, sioners, officers, &c., who have been employed in the management and sale of lands within said purchase, &c., so as to exhibit clearly the receipts and expenditures (except the original purchase money) for said lands so purchased by the United States to the day aforesaid ; also similar information concerning the land embraced in the Florida purchase.

Mr. Adams, of Massachusetts, moved the following resolution ; which was read, and laid upon the table, viz.

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before this House, if not inconsistent with the public interest, a copy of the instructions to Richard Rush, envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the Court of Great Britain, of the 6th of November, 1817; and also a copy of the instructions referred to in his message of the 6th instant, forbidding all the ministers and agents of the United States abroad to accept in future, unless previously authorized by Congress, presents of any description, from foreign States, under any circumstances.

Mr. White, of Florida, moved the following resolution ; which was read, and laid upon the table, viz.

Resolved, That the President be requested to communicate to this House the correspondence and papers relating to the claim of Juan Madrazo, a Spanish subject, for losses occasioned by the acts of the Government of the United States, and that of the State of Georgia, if not incompatible with the public interest.

Mr. Galbraith moved the following resolution ; which was read, and laid upon the table, viz.

Resolved, that the Secretary of War. be directed to furnish to this House a copy of a report and survey made by Colonel Kearney, United States engineer, of a harbor at the mouth of Elk creek, on Lake Erie ; and also a copy of a report and survey made by Major Maurice, United States engineer, of a harbor on Lake Erie, at the mouth of Twenty Mile creek, in Erie county, Pennsylvania.

On motion of Mr. Lay, Resolved, That the papers of Samuel Butler, asking payment for a wagon and horses lost at the burning of Buffalo, presented at the last Congress, and referred to the Committee of Claims, and now on the files of the Clerk of this House; be taken from the files, and recommitted to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Heath, Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making an appropriation to deepen the harbor at Baltimore, and to remove the obstructions therein.

On motion of Mr. Pearce, Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be instructed to inquire into the expediency of purchasing a site in or near Newport, Rhode Island, and erecting thereon a marine hospital.

On motion of Mr. Chambers, Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill limiting the time of prosecuting suits against the sureties of deceased, resigned, or removed public officers, on any bond or other security to the United States.

On motion of Mr. Ashley, Resolved, That the Committee on Roads and Canals be instructed to inquire into the expediency of extending the provisions of the act of the 28 March, 1833, entitled “ An act for improving certain rivers in the Territories of Florida and Michigan, and for other purposes,” so as to embrace in its operations the examination of such rivers and other watercourses on either side of the boundary line between the State of Missouri and Territory of Arkansas, as cause the inundation of many thousand acres of the public lands lying within the counties of Lawrence, New Madrid, Scott, and Cape Girardeau, with a view to reclaim said lands, to render those streams useful, and to improve the health of the surrounding country.

On motion of Mr. Stewart, Resolved, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of granting certain arrearages of pensions to Reuben Mickle, a revolutionary soldier.

On motion of Mr. Standifer, . Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post route from Athens, to Tellico Plains, in Tennessee, via Haynes and Turk's store.

On motion of Mr. Plummer, Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the act of the 24th of February, 1804, entitled “ An act for laying and collecting duties on imports and tonnage within the territories ceded to the United States by the treaty of the 30th of April, 1803, between the United States and the French republie, and for other purposes," and the act of the 13th February, 1807, entitled “ An act to annex certain shores and waters to the district of Mississippi, and to authorize the building of a custom-house at New Orleans," as to ,constitute the city of Natchez, in the State of Mississippi, a port of entry, on an equal footing with the other ports of the United States, and to form the shores and waters of said city into a separate district, to be called “ the Natchez district.”

On motion of Mr. Plummer, Resolved, That the Committee on the Public Lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of granting unto Zachariah Dixon, of the county of Amite, Mississippi, a pre-emption right to purchase at the minimum price fractional section No. 40, in township No. 2 of range No. 2, or any part thereof, according to the legal divisional and subdivisional lines.

Mr. Foot moved the following resolution ; which was read, and laid upon the table, viz.

Resolved, That a committee be appointed to revise the rules and orders of this House, and propose such alterations and amendments as may be deemed necessary to the despatch of the business before the House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the resolution moved by Mr. Chilton on the 27th of December ultimo, proposing to grant pensions to persons engaged in wars against the Indians; and, after further debate thereon, the hour elapsed, and the debate was suspended until to-morrow; and

The House resumed the consideration of the motion made by Mr. Polk on the 17th of December ultimo, that the report of the Secretary of the Treasury, in relation to the removal of the deposites of public money from the Bank of the United States and its branches to certain State banks, be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

The question recurred on the instructions moved by Mr. McDuffie on the 17th of December, and the amendment to the said instructions, moved by Mr. Jones, of Georgia, on the 14th instant.

And, after further debate thereon,
The House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1834.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the message from the Senate informing the House that the Senate have adhered to their second amendment to the bill (No. 36) entitled "An act making appropriations, in part, for the support of Government for the year 1834.”

A motion was made by Mr. Polk that the House do insist on its disagreement to the said amendment, and ask a conference of the Senate on the subject matter thereof.

A motion was then made by Mr. Foot that the House do recede from its disagreement to the said amendment; which motion taking precedence of that made to insist and ask a conference, The question was put, that the House do agree thereto,

s Yeas, . And was decided in the negative, N

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87,

(Nays, . . . . . . . 127. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Mr. John Quincy Adams Mr. Harmar Denny

Mr. Henry C. Martindale
Heman Allen
Littleton P. Dennis

Thomas A. Marshall
Chilton Allan
John Dickson

George McDuffie
William H. Ashley
George Evans

Thomas M. T. McKennan
John Banks
Edward Everett

John J. Milligan
Noyes Barber
Horace Everett

Samuel McDowell Moore
Charles A. Barnitz
John Ewing

John Murpby
Daniel L. Barringer
Millard Fillmore

James Parker
Isaac C. Bates
Samuel A. Foot

Henry L. Pinckney
William Baylies
John H. Fulton

David Potts, jr.
Martin Beaty
Roger L. Gamble

John Reed
James M. Bell
James H. Gholson

William B. Shepard
Horace Binney
Benjamin Gorham

William Slade
Thomas T. Bouldin
William J. Grayson

Charles Slade
George N. Briggs
George Grennell, jr.

Jonathan Sloane
Tristam Burges
Hiland Hall

David Spangler
Harry Cage
Gideon Hard

Christopher Tompkins
George Chambers
Benjamin Hardin

Samuel Tweedy
Thomas Chilton
Abner Hazeltine

Joseph Vance
Rufus Choate
William Hiester

Samuel F. Vinton
William Clark
Edward Howell

John G. Watmough
Thomas Corwin

Jabez W. Huntington Taylor Webster
Richard Coulter

William Cost Johnson Edward D. White
Joseph H. Crane
Henry King

Frederick Whittlesey
David Crockett
John Laporte

Elisha Whittlesey
Edward Darlington

Cornelius W. Lawrence Lewis Williams
Warren R. Davis
George W. Lay

Edgar C. Wilson
Edmund Deberry
Dixon H. Lewis

Henry A. Wise
Benjamin F. Deming
James Love

Ebenezer Young
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. John Adams
Mr. Rowland Day

Mr. Cave Johnson
John J. Allen
Philemon Dickerson

Seaborn Jones
William Allen
David W. Dickinson

Benjamin Jones
William S. Archer
Joseph Duncan

Edward Kavanagh
James M. H. Beale
William C. Dunlap

George L. Kinnard
Benning M. Bean
John M. Felder

Amos Lane
Samuel Beardsley
John B. Forester

Gerrit Y. Lansing
John Bell
Thomas F. Foster

Humphrey H. Leavitt
James Blair
Samuel Fowler

George Loyall
John Blair
Philo C. Fuller

Chittenden Lyon
Abraham Bockee.
William K. Fuller

Robert T. Lytle
Charles Bodle
John Galbraith

Abijah Mann, jr.
Ratliff Boon
Ransom H. Gillet

Samuel W. Mardis
John W. Brown
George R. Gilmer

John Y. Mason
John Bull
William F. Gordon

Moses Mason, jr.
Samuel Bunch
James Graham

William McComas
Robert Burns
John K. Griffin

Rufus McIntire
Jesse A. Bynum
Joseph Hall

James J. McKay
Churchill C. Cambreleng Thomas H. Hall

Isaac McKim
Richard B. Carmichael Nicoll Halsey

Charles McVean
John Carr
Thomas L. Hamer

Jesse Miller
Zadok Casey
Joseph M. Harper

Robert Mitchell
John Chaney
James Harper

Henry A. Muhlenberg
Joseph W. Chinn
Samuel S. Harrison

Gayton P. Osgood
Nathaniel H. Claiborne Samuel G. Hathaway

Sherman Page
Samuel Clark
Micajah T. Hawkins

Gorham Parks
Clement C. Clay
James P. Heath

Jobn M. Patton
Augustine S. Clayton
Joseph Henderson

William Patterson
William K. Clowney
Henry Hubbard

Dutee J. Pearce
John Coffee
Abel Huntington

Franklin Pierce
Henry W. Connor. . William M. Inge

Job Pierson
John Cramer
Leonard Jarvis

Franklin E. Plummer
Amos Davis
Richard M. Johnson

James K. Polk
Thomas Davenport
Noadiah Johnson

Patrick H. Pope

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