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A motion was made by Mr. McKay that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

And, after debate thereon,
The question was put,
And passed in the afirmative,
And passed in the affirmative, Yeas, · · · · · · · 106,

Nays. ..

. . 101. 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. Edward Everett Mr. George McDuffie
Heman Allen
Horace Everett

James J. McKay
John J. Allen
John Ewing

Thomas M. T. McKennan
Chilton Allan
John M. Felder

Charles F. Mercer
John Banks
Millard Fillmore

John J. Milligan
Daniel L. Barringer
Samuel A. Foot

Samuel McDowell Moore
James M. H. Beale
Philo C. Fuller

Henry A. Muhlenberg
Martin Beaty
Roger L. Gamble

John M. Patton
James M. Bell
James H. Gholson

Henry L. Pinckney
Horace Binney
George R. Gilmer

Patrick H. Pope
George N. Briggs
James Graham

David Potts, jr.
John Bull
William J. Grayson

John Reed
George Burd
George Grennell, jr.

Abraham Rencher
Jesse A. Bynum
John K. Griffin

Dudley Selden
Harry Cage
Hiland Hall

William B. Shepard
Richard B. Carmichael Thomas H. Hall

Augustine H. Shepperd
George Chambers
Thomas L. Hamer

William Slade
Thomas Chilton
Gideon Hard

Charles Slade
Rufus Choate
Benjamin Hardin

David Spangler
Nathaniel H. Claiborne James Harper

Andrew Stewart
William Clark
Albert G. Hawes

Philemon Thomas
Augustine S. Clayton
Abner Hazeltine

Christopher Tompkins
William K. Clowney
James P. Heath

James Turner
Henry W. Connor
Joseph Henderson

Samuel Tweedy
Thomas Corwin
William Hiester

Joseph Vance
Richard Coulter

Jabez W. Huntington Samuel F. Vinton
Joseph H. Crane
John Laporte

David D. Wagener
David Crockett
George W. Lay

John G. Watmough
Warren R. Davis
Dixon H. Lewis

Taylor Webster
Amos Davis
Edward Lucas

Frederick Whittlesey
Thomas Davenport
Chittenden Lyon

Elisha Whittlesey
Benjamin F. Deming Robert T. Lytle

Richard H. Wilde
Harmar Denny
Henry C. Martindale

Lewis Williams
Littleton P. Dennis
Thomas A. Marshall

Edgar C. Wilson
John Dickson
Jonathan McCarty

Ebenezer Young
George Evans

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

Mr. Joseph W. Chinn Mr. Samuel G. Hathaway
William Allen1 0
Samuel Clark

Edward Howell
Joseph B. Anthony
Clement C. Clay

Henry Hubbard
William H. Ashley
John Coffee

Abel Huntington
William Baylies
John Cramer

William M. Inge
Benning M. Bean
Rowland Day

Leonard Jarvis
Samuel Beardsley
Philemon Dickerson

Richard M. Johnson
John Bell
David W. Dickinson

Noadiah Johnson
John Blair
William C. Dunlap

Cave Johnson
Abraham Bockee
John B. Forester

Benjamin Jones
Charles Bodle
Samuel Fowler

Edward Kavanagh
Ratliff Boon
William K. Fuller

Henry King
John W. Brown
John Galbraith

George L. Kinnard
Samuel Bunch
Ransom H. Gillet

Amos Lane
Robert Burns
Joseph Hall

Gerrit Y. Lansing
Churchill C. Cambreleng Nicoll Halsey

Luke Lea
John Carr

Edward A. Hannegan Humphrey H. Leavitt
Zadok Casey
Joseph M. Harper

James Love
John Chaney
Samuel S. Harrison

George Loyall

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Mr. Abijah Mann, jr. Mr. Gorham Parks

Mr. John T. Stoddert
Joel K. Mann
James Parker

Joel B. Sutherland
Samuel W. Mardis
William Patterson

William Taylor
John Y. Mason
Dutec J. Pearce

Francis Thomas
Moses Mason, jr.
Balie Peyton

Jobn Thompson
Rufus McIntire
Franklin Pierce

Joel Turrill
Isaac McKim
Job Pierson

Aaron Vanderpoel
John McKinley
James K. Polk

Isaac B. Van Houten
Jeremiah McLene
Robert Ramsay

Aaron Ward
Charles McVean

Ferdinand S. Schenck Daniel Wardwell
Jesse Miller
William Schley

James M. Wayne
Henry Mitchell
- William N. Sbinn

Reuben Wballon
Robert Mitchell
Francis 0. J. Smith

Campbell P. White
Gayton P. Osgood
Jesse Speight

Edward D. White
Sherman Page

James Standifer
Mr. Dickson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the
committee did, on the 19th instant, present to the President of the United.
States enrolled bills of the following titles, viz.

No. 4. An act for the relief of Benjamin Sherfey.
No. 26. An act for the relief of Joseph M. Harper.

No. 48. An act further to continue in force “ An act to authorize the extension, construction, and use of a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad into and within the District of Columbia.”

No. 73. An act to authorize Gassaway B. Lamar to import an iron steamboat in detached parts, with the necessary machinery, tools, and working utensils therefor, into the United States free from duty, and to provide for the remission of the same. And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian..

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1834. Another member, to wit, from South Carolina, Robert B. Campbell, appeared, was sworn to support the constitution of the United States, and took his seat.

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Public Lands, made a report on the case of John Jordan, and the legal representatives of Vincent Fisher, accompanied by a bill (No. 327) for their relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Richard M. Johnson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, made a report on the case of Lieutenant E. Phillips; which report was ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Richard M. Johnson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, made a report on the case of William Piatt, accompanied by a bill (No. 328) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Richard M. Johnson presented a petition of Richard C. Langdon, of Cincinnati, in the State of Ohio, praying to be paid the amount of pay and emoluments due at the close of the late war to two soldiers, the said pay and emoluments having been assigned to him ; which petition was referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Richard M. Johnson, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the consideration of the memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, for the establishment of an arsenal in said State, and that said memorial be referred to the Secretary of War.

Whereas the meanied by day and the likes Public

Mr. Horace Everett, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported a bill (No. 329) to provide for the appointment of agents and subagents of Indian affairs, and interpreters; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

The House resumed the consideration of the resolution moved by Mr. Mardis on the 14th of January, relative to the selection of banks in which to deposite the public money; and, after further debate, the hour expired, and the debate was further suspended until to-morrow.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 303) authorizing the construction of a bridge across the Potomac, and repealing all acts already passed in relation thereto.

The question recurred on the motion made on the 11th instant, that the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

And the said question being put,
It passed in the affirmative.

The House resumed the consideration of the engrossed bill (No. 256) authorizing the payment of certain revolutionary claims.

The question was stated, Shall the bill pass ?
And, after debate thereon,
The House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1834. Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made unfavorable reports on the cases of George Acre and John Ingraham; which reports were laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Archer, Ordered, That the Committee on Foreign Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of William C. Parke, and that the memorial lie on the table.

Mr. Archer, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported a bill (No. 330) to extend the time allowed for the discharge of the duties of the commission for carrying into effect the convention with France ; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. . On motion of Mr. Bell, of Ohio,

Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of William Hawes and John Adlum, and that they be laid on the table.

Mr. Milligan, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made a report on the memorial of John S. Devlin, accompanied by a bill (No. 331 ) 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. Moore, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the cases of Jacob Redington, John Stroman, and Margaret Haekney, and that the said cases do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Mitchell, of Ohio, Ordered, That the Committee on Invalid Pensions be discharged from

the consideration of the case of William Keller, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Deming, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of Henry Park and James McCallister, and that the said petitions do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Chilton, Ordered, That the Committee on Invalid Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of John M. Neel, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Chinn, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported a bill (No. 332) to incorporate the Washington National Monument Society; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. McIntire, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the memorial of Virginia Franzoni, on behalf of the heirs of Giuseppe Franzoni, and of the heirs of Francis Jardella, accompanied by a bill (No. 333) for the relief of those heirs; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow.

. Mr. Watmough, from the committee appointed on the 27th December to inquire into the expediency of equalizing the compensation of the officers of the army and navy, and fixing the amount of compensation, by law, instead of allowances now made by the departments," made a report, accompanied by a bill (No. 334) to equalize and regulate the pay of the officers of the army and navy of the United States; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Harper, of Pennsylvania, by leave, moved the following resolution; which was read, and agreed to by the House, viz.

Resolved, That the Committee on the Library of Congress inquire into the expediency and economy of having all maps, charts, plans, &c. done on a lithographic press, under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Mr. Hall, of North Carolina, by leave, moved the following resolution, viz.

Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a plan, accompanied by a bill, to reduce the revenue to the necessary expenses of the Government.

The resolution being read,

The question, Will the House now consider the said resolution ? was moved by Mr. Stewart; and being put, It was decided in the negative, Nays, . . . . . . . dided in the contis Yeas, . . . . . . . 69,

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

Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. William S. Archer Mr. Jesse A. Bynum

Mr. Clement C. Clay
Daniel L Barringer
Harry Cage

Augustine S. Clayton
John Blair

Churchill C. Cambreleng Henry W. Connor
Abraham Bockee
Zadok Casey

Edmund Deberry
Ratliff Boon
Jobn Chaney

Littleton P. Dennis
George N. Briggs
Joseph W. Chinn

David W. Dickinson
Samuel Bunch

Nathaniel H. Claiborne Joseph Duncan

Mr. William C. Dunlap Mr. Henry Hubbard

Mr. John M. Patton
John Ewing
William M. Inge

Balie Peyton
John M. Felder
Noadiah Johnson

Henry L. Pinckney
John B. Forester
Cave Johnson

James K. Polk
Samuel Fowler
George 1.. Kinnard

Abraham Rencher
Philo C. Fuller
Luke Lea

William Schley
Roger L. Gamble
Dixon H. Lewis

William B. Shepard
James H. Gholson
George Loyall

Charles Slade
William F. Gordon
Edward Lucas

Jesse Speight
William J. Grayson
Samuel W. Mardis

James Standifer
John K. Griffin
John Y. Mason

John T. Stoddert
Thomas H. Hall
George McDuffie

William P. Taylor
Edward A. Hannegan James J. McKay

John Thomson
Micajah T. Hawkins
Isaac Mckim

James M. Wayne
Albert G. Hawes
John McKinley

Campbell P. White
William Hiester
Robert M tchell

Richard H. Wilde
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. John Quincy Adams Mr. Millard Fillmore

Mr. Jesse Miller
John Adams
Samuel A. Foot

John J. Milligan
Heman Allen
William K. Fuller

Henry Mitchell
Job J. Allen
John H. Fullon

Gayton P. Osgood
Chilton Allan
Ransom H. Gillet

Sherman Page
William Allen
George Grennell, jr.

Gorham Parks
Joseph B. Anthony
Joseph Hall

James Parker
William H. Ashley
Hiland Hall

William Patterson
John Banks
Thomas L. Hamer

Dutee J. Pearce
Noyes Barber
Gideon Hard

Franklin Pierce
Charles 1. Barnitz
Benjamin Hardin

Job Pierson
William Baylies
James Harper

David Potts, jr.
James M. H. Beale
Samuel S. Harrison

Robert Ramsay
Benning M. Bean
Samuel G. Hathaway

Jolin Reed
Samuel Beardsley
Abner Hazeltine

Ferdinand S. Schenck
Andrew Beaumont
James P. Heath

William N. Shinn
James M. Bell
Joseph Henderson

Francis 0. J. Smith
Horace Binney

Jabez W. Huntington David Spangler
John W. Brown
Abel Huntington

Andrew Stewart
John Bull
Leonard Jarvis

Joel B. Sutherland
Tristam Burges
Benjamin Jones

William Taylor
Robert Burijs
Amos Lane

Philemon Thomas
John Carr
Gerrit Y. Lansing

James Turner
George Chambers
John Laporte

Joel Turrill
Thomas Chilton
George W. Lay

Samuel Tweedy
Rufus Choate

Humphrey H. Leavitt Joseph Vance
William Clark
James Love

Aaron Vanderpoel
William K. Clowney
Robert T. Lytle

David D. Wagener
Thomas Corwin
Abijah Mann, jr.

Aaron Ward
Richard Coulter
Joel K. Mann

Daniel Wardwell
John Cramer
Moses Mason, jr.

John G. Watmough
Joseph H. Crane
Jonathan McCarty

Taylor Webster
David Crockett
William McComas

Reuben Whallon
Rowland Day
Rufus McIntire

Edward D. White
Benjamin F. Deming

Thomas M. T. McKennan Frederick Whittlesey
John Dickson
Jeremiah McLene

Elisha Whittlesey
George Evans
Charles McVean

Edgar C. Wilson
Edward Everett
Charles F. Mercer

Ebenezer Young Horace Everett Mr. Deming, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did, yesterday, present to the President of the United States an enrolled bill (No. 212) entitled " An act making appropriations for the revolutionary and other pensioners of the United States, for the year 1834.”

A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Donelson, his private Secretary, notifying that the President did, on the 26th instant, approve and sign

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