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Territory of Florida, for the improvement of the harbor of St. Augustine, in said Territory; which memorial was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

. On motion of Mr. Hubbard, · Ordered, That the survey of the harbor of St. Augustine, in the Territory of Florida, communicated to this House by the President of the United States, on the 22d April, 1830, be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Dutec J. Pearce presented a memorial of merchants, shipowners, and shipmasters, of the district of Providence, in the State of Rhode Island, praying that two buoys and eight dolphins may be placed at suitable points near the channel of Providence river, northward of Field's point.

Mr. Turrill presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Niagara, praying that an appropriation may be made to remove the bar at the mouth of Eighteen Mile creek, on Lake Ontario.

Ordered, That the said petition and memorial be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Hubbard presented a memorial of the judges of the judicial districts of Middle Florida, East Florida, and Southern Florida, in the Territory of Florida, praying for an increase of their respective salaries; which petition was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Hubbard, Ordered, That the petition of William H. Hunt, of Florida, presented December 23, 1829, be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Osgood presented a petition of Hannah Richardson, of the State of Massachusetts, praying to be allowed and paid the seven years' halt pay to which she conceives herself entitled as the widow of Wadleigh Noyes, who was killed while a lieutenant in the army of the revolution.

Mr. Ward presented a petition of the Trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Yorktown, in the county of Westchester, in the State of New York, praying to be paid for their church buildings destroyed by the Bri tish forces in the war of the revolution, while said buildings were occu pied by troops of the United States.

Mr. Howell presented a petition of Truman Spencer, of the State a New York, praying for a grant of the bounty land to which he con ceives himself entitled as a soldier in the army of the revolution.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Re volutionary Claims.

Mr. Gillet presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of St. Law rence, in the State of New York, praying that an appropriation may ti made to improve the navigation of the river St. Lawrence from Ogden burg to the 45th degree of north latitude.

Mr. Clark, of New York, presented a petition of inhabitants of t1 county of Wayne, in the State of New York, for the improvement of t1 navigation of Little Sodus bay.

Mr. Turrill presented a petition of inhabitants of the State of Ne York, praying that provision may be made for the improvement of u navigation of the river Alleghany from Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, Olean point, in New York.

Mr. Turrill presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Niaga

in the State of New York, praying that a route for a ship canal, to connect Lakes Erie and Ontario, may be surveyed, preparatory to the construction of such a canal.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

On motion of Mr. Noyes Barber, Ordered, That the claim of David Frink, presented January 10, 1831, be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

On motion of Mr. Fillmore, Ordered, That the petition of Zebulon Ketchum, presented February 4, 1828, be referred to the Committee of Claims. | Mr. Bockee presented a petition of Michael S. Martin, of the State of New York, praying to be paid for his services as a collector of fines imposed on the militia of the counties of Dutchess and Columbia, for nonperformance of militia duty in the late war with Great Britain.

Mr. Turrill presented a petition of William Baker, of the State of New York, praying to be paid the value of the damage done to his dwellinghouse in Sackett's Harbor by troops of the United States, in the year 1813.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Whallon, Ordered, That the petition of Ahaz Hayes, presented January 24, 1832, be referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Whallon, Ordered, That the petition of Benjamin Mooers, presented February 18, 1833, be recommitted to the Committee of Claims.

Mr. Whallon presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Essex, in the State of New York, praying that an appropriation may be made to improve the navigation of the Hudson river; which petition was committed to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill for the improvement of the navigation of said river.

Mr. Whallon presented a petition of merchants and masters of vessels at Essex, on Lake Champlain, in the State of New York, praying that a light-house may be erected on Split Rock, on said lake; which petition was referred to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (No. 240) for the erection of light-houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments.

Mr. Huntington, of Connecticut, presented a memorial of the officers of the army of the United States stationed at Fort Monroe, on the Chesapeake bay, against the passage of the bill now pending in this House for the relief of the widows and orphans of officers of the army of the United States; which memorial was referred to the Committee of the Whole House to which said bill is committed.

Mr. Muhlenberg presented a memorial of farmers, mechanics, manufacturers, and others, citizens of the county of Berks, in the State of Pennsylvania, praying that the deposite of the public money may be restored to the Bank of the United States; which memorial was read, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, and was ordered to be printed.

A motion was then made by Mr. Watmough that the names signed to the said memorial be also printed.

And, after debate, the question on the said motion was put,

Yeas, . . . . . . And passed in the affirmative.

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Nays, . . . . . . . 91. 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. John Dickson

Mr. George McDuffie
Heman Allen
George Evans

Thomas M. T. McKennan
John J. Allen
Edward Everett

Jobn Mckinley
Chilton Allan
Horace Everett

Charles F. Mercer
Joseph B. Anthony
John Ewing

Jesse Miller
William H. Ashley
Millard Fillimore

John J. Milligan
John Banks
Samuel A. Foot

Robert Mitchell
Noyes Barber
Philo C. Fuller

Samuel McDowell Moore
Daniel L. Barringer
John Galbraith

Henry A. Muhlenberg
William Baylies
Roger L. Gamble

William Patterson
Martin Beaty
James H. Gholson

Henry L. Pinckney
James M. Bell
William F. Gordon

David Potts, jr.
Horace Binney
Benjamin Gorham

Robert Ramsay
George N. Briggs
James Graham

John Reed
John Bull
William J. Grayson

Abraham Rencher
George Burd
George Grennell, jr.

Dudley Selden
Tristam Burges
John K. Griffin

William B. Shepard
Harry Cage
Hiland Hall

Augustine H. Shepperd Richard B. Carmichael Benjamin Hardin

William Slade
Zadok Casey
James Harper

Jonathan Sloane
George Chambers
Samuel S. Harrison

David Spangler
Thomas Chilton
Abner Hazeltine

Andrew Stewart
Rufus Choate
James P. Heath

Joel B. Sutherland
Nathaniel H. Claiborne Joseph Henderson

William P. Taylor
William Clark
William Hiester

Philemon Thomas
William K. Clowney
Jabez W. Huntington

John Thomson
Thomas Corwin
Henry King

Christopher Tompkins
Richard Coulter
John Laporte

Samuel Tweedy
Joseph H. Crane
Dixon H. Lewis

Joseph Vance
David Crockett
James Love

Samuel F. Vinton
Warren R. Davis
George Loyall

David D. Wagener
Amos Davis
Edward Lucas

John G. Watmough
Thomas Davenport
Henry C. Martindale

Elisha Whittlesey
Edmund Deberry
Thomas A. Marshall

Richard H. Wilde
Benjamin F. Deming
John Y. Mason

Lewis Williams
Harmar Denny
Jonathan McCarty

Edgar C. Wilson
Littleton P. Dennis
William McComas

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

Mr. William C. Dunlap Mr. Seaborn Jones
William Allen
John M. Felder

Benjamin Jones
James M. H. Beale
John B. Forester

George L. Kinnard
Benning M. Bean
Thomas F. Foster

Gerrit Y. Lansing
Andrew Beaumont
Samuel Fowler

Luke Lea
James Blair
William K. Fuller

Humphrey H. Leavitt
John Blair
Ransom H. Gillet

Chittenden Lyon
Abraham Bockee
George R. Gilmer

Abijah Mann, jr.
John W. Brown
Joseph Hall

Joel K. Mann
Robert Burns
Thomas H. Hall

Samuel W. Mardis
Jesse A. Bynum
Thomas L. Hamer

Moses Mason, jr.
John Carr
Joseph M. Harper

Rufus McIntire
John Chaney
Samuel G. Hathaway

James J. McKay.
Joseph W. Chinn
Micajah T. Hawkins

Isaac McKim
Samuel Clark
Albert G. Hawes

Jeremiah McLene.
Clement C. Clay
Henry Hubbard

Charles McVean
John Coffee
Abel Huntington

Henry Mitchell
Henry W. Connor
William M. Inge

John Murphy
John Cramer
Leonard Jarvis

Gayton P. Osgood
Rowland Day
Richard M. Johnson

Sherman Page
Philemon Dickerson
Noadiah Johnson

Gorham Parks
David W. Dickinson
Cave Johnson

James Parker

Mr. John . Patton
Mr. Charles Slade

Mr. Isaac B. Van Houten
Dutee J. Pearce
Francis 0. J. Smith

Aaron Ward
Franklin Pierce
James Standifer

Daniel Wardwell
Job Pierson
John T. Stoddert

James M. Wayne
James K. Polk
William Taylor

Taylor Webster
Patrick H. Pope
Francis Thomas

Reuben Whallon
Ferdinand S. Schenck Joel Turrill

Campbell P. White
William Schley
Aaron Vanderpoel

Edward D. White
William N. Shinn
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1834.

Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the case of Jeremiah Moors; which report was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the petition of Joseph Cooper, accompanied by a bill (No. 318) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Connor, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, which was instructed, on the 17th of December, “ to inquire what amount of postage has been paid into the Treasury, as, also, into the expediency of restoring to the Post Office Department such portion of the amount so paid into the Treasury, as will enable the Postmaster General to carry into effect an act of Congress of June 15, 1832, entitled “ An act to establish certain post roads, and to alter and discontinue others, and for other purposes,” made a report thereon; which report was ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Lewis, Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of John Ridge and David Vann, and that the said petition do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Bell, of Ohio, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the case of David Kerr, and that it lie on the table; also, that the committee be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of Thomas Leverett and Benjamin Joyneur, and that leave be given to withdraw the same.

Mr. Bell, of Ohio, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, made unfavorable reports on the cases of Joshua Spear and John Harris; which reports were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Horace Everett, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, made an unfavorable report on the case of Alfred Stewart; which report was read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Parker, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made an unfavorable report on the petition of James W. Muse; which report was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, made reports on the cases of Harvey Reynolds and John Casey, accompanied by a bill (No. 819) for their relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

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On motion of Mr. Campbell P. White, Ordered, That the Committee on Naval Affairs be discharged from the consideration of the case of David Frink, and that it be referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Leavitt, Ordered, That the Committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of inhabitants of the State of Ohio, for a new land office, and that the said petition do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Tompkins, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of John Meyers and Reuben Mickle, and that the said cases do lie on the table.

Mr. Carr, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made a report on the petition of Lenfroi Latiolais, accompanied by a bill (No. 321 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. Carr, Ordered, That the Committee on Private Land Claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Simon Rodriguez, and that the said petition do lie on the table.

Mr. Adams, of New York, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, made a report on the petition of Josiah Westlake, accompanied by a bill (No. 322) 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. Adams, of New York, Ordered, That the Committee on Invalid Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the case of Jacob Snell, and that leave be given to withdraw the same.

On motion of Mr. Lea, of Tennessee, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the case of William Bilsland, and that it be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

On motion of Mr. Lea, of Tennessee, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of Asa Utley and Samuel Mead, and that the same do lie on the table.

Mr. Duncan, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported a bill (No. 323) for the relief of sundry citizens of Arkansas, who lost their improvements in consequence of a treaty between the United States and the Choctaw nation of Indians; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Marshall, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Ralph Schenck; which report was laid on the table.

Mr. Chilton, from the committee appointed to inquire into the expediency of so extending the provisions of the act of Congress of the 7th June, 1832, as to embrace such persons as were engaged in the wars against the Indians down to the treaty of Greenville, in 1795, made a report, accompanied by a bill (No. 320) to extend the provisions of the said act of June, 1832 ; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

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