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posite of the public money to the Bank of the United States, presented on the 28th of April ultimo; when it was

Ordered, that the said memorial do lie on the table.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary : - Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill of this House (No. 101 ) entitled An act for the relief of John S. Flemming, administrator de bonis non of John Syme, deceased.”

The House proceeded to the consideration of the memorial of farmers, mechanics, merchants, and other inhabitants of the county of Ontario, in the State of New York, praying the adoption of measures to relieve the country from the prevailing distress, occasioned by the derangement in the money market, presented on the 5th instant, and the consideration of which was postponed until this day.

And, after discussion thereon, the said memorial was ordered to lie on the table.

The memorial of inhabitants of the county of Gloucester, in the State of Virginia, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States, presented by Mr. Wise on the 13th instant, the consideration of which was postponed until this day, was called up; when ! The consideration of the said memorial was further postponed until Monday, the 26th instant.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the memorial of inhabitants of the county of Lycoming, in the State of Pennsylvania, against a restoration of the deposite of the public money to the Bank of the United States, and against the renewal of the charter of that Bank, presented and depending on the 12th instant.

And, after discussion thereon, the said memorial was ordered to lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Galbraith, Ordered, That the memorials of inhabitants of the State of Pennsylvania, for the improvement of the navigation of the Alleghany river from Pittsburg, in Pennsylvania, to Hamilton, in the State of New York, presented at the first session of the twenty-second Congress, be referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

Mr. Binney presented a petition of David Caldwell, late clerk, and Charles J. Ingersoll, late attorney of the United States for the eastern district of the State of Pennsylvania, praying Congress to pass a law directing payment of their accounts as settled in the Treasury Department; which petition was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Hiester presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Lancaster, in the State of Pennsylvania, praying the establishment of a post route.

Mr. Burd presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Bedford, in the State of Pennsylvania, praying for the establishment of a post route.

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

Mr. Chinn presented a memorial of the Provident Association of Clerks in the Civil Departments of the Government of the United States, in the District of Columbia, praying for pecuniary aid from the Govern

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ment, to enable said Association to accomplish the benevolent objects for which it was formed, and incorporated by Congress; which memorial was referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Stewart presented a petition of John Epley and Sarah Epley, of the county of Fayette, in the State of Pennsylvania, praying to be paid for attendance and supplies furnished a wounded soldier of the army of the United States in the year 1813. o

Mr. Chambers presented a petition of Sampson S. King, late a major in the army of the United States, praying to be allowed and paid for his time and services in attending at the seat of Government to effect a settlement of his accounts.

Mr. McKim presented a petition of Louis Marchand, merchant, residing in Baltimore, in the State of Maryland, administrator of Frederick De Laporte, deceased, praying indemnity for losses sustained by the said De Laporte, by the capture of his ships and vessels on the high seas by French cruisers between the years 1795 and 1800. . .

Mr. Stoddert presented a petition of Joshua Collumber, of the State of Maryland, praying payment for a vessel impressed into the service of the United States in the late war with Great Britain.,

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

On motion of Mr. Lucius Lyon, Ordered, That the petition of Henry B. Brevoort, presented December 21, 1821, be referred to the Committee of Claims. .

Mr. Duncan presented a petition of Philip Mohun, of the city of Washington, praying to be allowed an additional compensation for paving the side drains on Pennsylvania avenue, in said city, during the year 1833 ; which petition was referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

i Mr. Stewart presented a petition of Henry Smith, of the State of Alabama, praying that a quantity of public land, of inferior quality, may be sold to him at a reduced price, the wood whereon he proposes to use in the operations of an iron foundry.

Mr. Polk presented a petition of D., R. Mitchell, of Maury county, in the State of Tennessee, praying that the right of pre-emption in the purchase of a tract of public land in the State of Alabama, may be granted him as an indemnity for expenses incurred in prosecuting a suit against a chief of the Creek Indians.

Mr. Patterson presented documents in support of a claim of Platt Brush, for extra services as register of the land office at Delaware, in the State of Ohio.'',

Mr. Mardis presented a petition of Bryant Rushing, of the State of Alabama, praying that he may be permitted to enter a certain tract of public land, and that a patent may be issued to him upon his making payment of the purchase money. : Mr. Murphy presented a petition of Austin Eskridge, of the State of Alabama, praying permission to correct an error in the entry of a tract of land purchased of the United States.

Mr. Murphy presented a petition of inhabitants of the State of Alabama, praying that the relief extended by the act of 1828 to certain purchasers of public land, may be so enlarged as to afford relief to other purchasers laboring under similar grievances.

Mr. Lucius Lyon presented a petition of Amos Howe, of the Territory of Michigan, a purchaser of public land, in the year 1818, praying relief in consequence of a mistake of the officers of the land office at Detroit fixing the minimum price at which lands were then sold at four dollars per acre, instead of two dollars, whereby he was compelled to pay double the price his land was worth, or to lose his improvements, which he was in the end compelled to do.

Mr. Joseph M. White presented a memorial of Duncan L. Clinch, praying that his title to certain lands in the Territory of Florida may be confirmed.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

The undermentioned petitions, heretofore presented, were again presented, and referred to the Committee on the Public Lands, viz.

By Mr. Duncan: The petition of inhabitants of the county of Adams, in the State of Illinois, for the construction of a railroad from Buffalo, in the State of New York, to the Mississippi river, presented January 16, 1832.

By Mr. Duncan: The petition of Easton Whitten, presented December, 12, 1831.

By Mr. Garland: The case of John Thompson, Christopher Adams, and Samuel Spraggins, presented April 4, 1826.

By Mr. Garland : The petition of Victorie Metoyer, presented January 3, 1832.

By Mr. Garland : The petition of Andrew Martin, presented January 29, 1827.

Mr. Clayton presented a petition of William B. Davis, for himself and other inhabitants of the town of Brunswick, in the State of Georgia, praying that a navy yard may be established at said town.

Mr. Wayne presented a petition of Thomas Paine, an officer of the navy of the United States, praying to be allowed and paid the arrears of pension to which he conceives himself entitled.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Na-.. val Affairs.

Mr. Griffin presented a petition of inhabitants of Edgefield district, in the State of South Carolina;

Mr. Polk presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Lincola, in the State of Tennessee;

Mr. McLene presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Knos, in the State of Ohio;

Mr. Slade presented a petition of inhabitants of the county of Jackson, in the State of Ohio;

Mr. Duncan presented a petition of inhabitants of the town of Canton, in the State of Illinois, praying, respectively, for the establishment of post routes therein mentioned and described ;

Mr. Murphy presented a remonstrance of inhabitants of the county of Butler, in the State of Alabama, against a proposed change in the mail route from Montgomery to Mobile, in said State.

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

Mr. Chinn presented a petition of Thornton Nash and John Nash, of the State of Virginia, heirs at law of Winder Nash, deceased, praying to be paid for services rendered by said Winder Nash, as a soldier in the army of the revolution. · Mr. Wilson presented a petition of Blair Moran, of Ohio county, in the State of Virginia, on behalf of the heirs at law of Edmund Moran, deceased, praying to be paid the commutation of half pay for life to which the said Edmund Moran was entitled, as an officer in the Maryland line of the army of the revolution.

Mr. William P. Taylor presented a petition of the heirs at law of John Malone, deceased, late of the State of Virginia, praying to be paid for a wagon and team of horses lost in service in the revolutionary war.

Mr. Pinckney presented a petition of Susannah Hayne Pinckney, of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, praying to be paid the seven years' half pay of her father, Captain Richard Shubrick, who died in service in the revolutionary war.

Mr. Gamble presented a petition of Thomas B. Wells, executor of John Wells, deceased, praying to be paid for a number of canteens furnished by his testator to the revolutionary army.

Mr. Vinton presented a petition of Zaccheus Copin, administrator of John Copin, deceased, and of Samuel Copin, deceased, praying that the bounty land to which the said John and Samuel were severally entitled, as soldiers in the army of the revolution, may be granted to him.

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

Mr. Wayne presented a petition of inhabitants of the town of St. Mary's, in the State of Georgia, praying that a light-house may be erected on a height on the northern part of Amelia island; which petition was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Miller presented a petition of Thomas Bateman, of the State of • Mississippi;

Mr. Miller also presented a petition of Israel Baxter, of the State of Mississippi;

Mr. William P. Taylor presented a petition of Joseph N. Dickson, of the State of Virginia; which petitioners pray that their names, respectively, may be placed on the list of revolutionary pensioners.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

Mr. Lucas presented a petition of the heirs at law of Thomas Blackburn, late of the State of Virginia, deceased, who was a lieutenant colonel in the revolutionary army, and wounded in battle, praying that the pension due to said Blackburn, at the time of his death, may be paid to them.

Mr. Chaney presented a petition of Johnson Cook, of the State of Ohio, praying to be allowed certain arrears of pension to which he conceives himself entitled.

Mr. Taylor Webster presented a petition of Isaac Wiles, of the State of Ohio, praying for a pension.

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Mr. Turner presented a petition of Jacob Shinnick, of the State of Maryland, praying to be allowed arrears of pension.

Mr. Turner presented a petition of Joseph Swartwood, of the State of Maryland, praying to be allowed arrears of pension.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Mr. McKim presented a petition of merchants of the city of Baltimore, in the State of Maryland, praying for the speedy passage of the bill now pending in this House, authorizing merchandise to be deposited in public stores; which petition was committed to the Committee of the Whole House to which said bill is committed.

Mr. Murphy presented a memorial of inhabitants of the city of Mobile, in the State of Alabama, remonstrating against the establishment of another judicial district in said State ; which memorial was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Stewart presented a memorial of inhabitants of the State of Pennsylvania, praying Congress to appropriate a million of dollars towards the construction of the western section of the Chesapeake and Ohio canal.

Mr. Davenport presented a memorial of inhabitants of the State of Virginia, praying that a route to connect the waters of James river with those of Kenhawa river may be surveyed, and that an estimate of the expense of a canal may be formed. .

Mr. Mardis presented a memorial of James Lynch, setting forth that he has discovered a new method of constructing roads, and praying Congress to cause the same to be adopted.

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

Memorials, petitions, resolutions, and proceedings, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States, and of a renewal or extension of the charter of the said Bank, or of the incorporation of another Bank, to go into operation when the charter of the present Bank of the United States shall expire, or that other measures may be adopted to relieve the public distresses, were presented as follows, viz.

By Mr. Anthony : The memorial of inhabitants of the county of Nor. thumberland, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Laporte : The memorial of inhabitants of the county of Susquehannah, in the State of Pennsylvania. * By Mr. Laporte : The memorial of inhabitants in the county of Bradford, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Galbraith : The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Erie, in the State of Pennsylvania, held in the town of Erie May 6, 1834.

By Mr. Binney: A memorial of inhabitants of Hughesville, in the county of Lycoming, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Hiester : The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the borough of Columbia, in the county of Lancaster, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Ramsay: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Bucks, in the State of Pennsylvania, held in Doylestown on April 30, 1834.

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