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By Mr. Denny: The proceedings of a convention of citizens of the city of Pittsburg, in the State of Pennsylvania, held May 2, 1834.

By Mr. Beaumont: The proceedings of a meeting of citizens of the county of Luzerne, in the State of Pennsylvania, held May 10, 1834.

By Mr. Barnitz: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of York, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Milligan: A memorial of farmers, manufacturers, mechanics, traders, and citizens, of the county of Newcastle, in the State of Delaware.

By Mr. Lucas: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Jefferson, in the State of Virginia.

By Mr. Speight: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Lenoir, in the State of North Carolina.

By Mr. Chilton Allan : A memorial of inhabitants of the State of Kentucky.

By Mr. Vance : A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Greene, in the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Love: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Madison, in the State of Kentucky.

By Mr. Love: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Garrard, in the State of Kentucky.

By Mr. Hardin : & memorial of inhabitants of the county of Nelson, in the State of Kentucky.

By Mr. Vance: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Clarke, in the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Sloane: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Cuyahoga, in the State of Ohio, with the proceedings of a meeting held in Cleaveland, in said county.

By Mr. Elisha Whittlesey: A memorial of inhabitants of the county • of Geauga, in the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Patterson: A memorial of inhabitants of Vermillion township, in the county of Richland, in the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Duncan: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Morgan, in the State of Illinois, with the proceedings of a meeting held April 8, 1834.

Ordered, That the said' memorials and proceedings do lie on the table.

Mr. McKim presented a paper, signed by many of his constituents of the congressional district of the State of Maryland, residing in the first five wards of the city of Baltimore, instructing him to vote for a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States, and for the recharter of that Bank; which instructions were laid'on the table.

Memorials, petitions, resolutions, and proceedings, approving of the removal of the public deposites from the Bank of the United States, and opposing the restoration of the said deposites, and against a renewal or extension of the charter of said Bank, were presented as follows:

By Mr. Galbraith : The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Erie, in the State of Pennsylvania, held in Erie May 5, 1834.

By Mr. Burd: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Cambria, in the State of Pennsylvania, held in Ebensborough April 1, 1834.

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By Mr. Stewart: A memorial of inhabitants of the county of Fayette, in the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Miller: The memorial of inhabitants of the county of Adams, in the State of Pennsylvania. * By Mr. Laporte : The proceedings of four meetings of citizens of the county of Tioga, the proceedings of two meetings in the county of Bradford, and of a meeting in the county of Susquehannah, in the State of Pennsylvania. ' By Mr. Beaumont: The proceedings of a meeting of citizens of the county of Luzerne, in the State of Pennsylvania, held April 10, 1834.

By the Speaker: The proceedings of a meeting of delegates of citizens of the county of Newcastle, in the State of Delaware. * By Mr. Speight: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Wake, in the State of North Carolina, held May 10, 1834.

By Mr. Patterson: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Huron, in the State of Ohio, held in Norwalk on the 2d April, 1834.

By Mr. Patterson : The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Seneca, in the State of Ohio, held in Tiffin April 7, 1834.

By Mr. Corwin: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Warren, in the State of Ohio, held in Lebanon March 29, 1834,

By Mr. Robert Mitchell: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants. of the county of Muskingum, in the State of Ohio, held in Zanesville.

By Mr. Thomson: The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the township of Fairfield, in the county of Columbiana, in the State of Ohio, beld April 26, 1834.

By Mr. Duncan : The proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Morgan, held March 29, 1834..

Ordered, That the said memorials and proceedings do lie on the table.

Mr. Loyall presented a memorial of inhabitants of the county of Norfolk, in the State of Virginia, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States; the consideration of which was postponed until Monday, the 26th instant. | Mr. Bell presented a memorial of inhabitants of the county of Belmont, in the State of Ohio, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States; the consideration of which was postponed until Monday, the 26th instant.

Mr. McCarty presented a memorial of inhabitants of the county of Wayne, in the State of Indiana, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States; the consideration of which was postponed until Monday, the 26th instant.

Mr. Plummer presented the proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Jones, in the State of Mississippi, approving the removal of the deposites from the Bank of the United States; the consideration of which was postponed until Monday, the 26th instant.

Mr. Plummer presented the proceedings of a meeting of inhabitants of the county of Pike, in the State of Mississippi, in favor of a restoration of the public deposites to the Bank of the United States; the considera. tion of which was postponed until Monday, the 26th instant. .

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On motion of Mr. Beaty, Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire into the expediency of extending the mail route to Monticello, in the State of Kentucky, (which now passes from Monroe, in Overton county, to Jamestown, in Fentress county, in the State of Tennessee, where it now stops,) passing Abraham Van Winkle's.

On motion of Mr. Garland, Resolved, That the Committee on Roads and Canals be instructed to inquire into the expediency of making an appropriation of public land in the State of Louisiana, or of money, for the purpose of removing the raft in the bayou Pigeon, one of the outlets of the river Mississippi, in said State, and removing other obstructions to the navigation of said stream.

On motion of Mr. Kinnard, Resolved, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions inquire into the expediency of allowing an increase of pension to Obadiah Turpin, of Boon county, Indiana.

On motion of Mr. McCarty, Resolved, That the Committee of Claims be instructed to inquire into the expediency of compensating Henry B. Brevoort, for losses by him sustained by the third and fifth regiments, while in the service of the United States, in Michigan Territory, in 1815.

On motion of Mr. Ashley, Resolved, That the Committee on the Public Lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for issuing a patent, in the name of Wilson P. Hunt, for a tract of land to which he is entitled.

On motion of Mr. Murphy, Resolved, That the Committee on the Public Lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the act of the 23d of May, 1828, entitled “ An act for the relief of purchasers of public lands that have reverted for non-payment of the purchase money," and the act amendatory thereto, passed the 9th of July, 1832, as to carry into more complete effect the relief contemplated to be given by the said acts.

The Speaker faid before the House the following communication, viz.

New York, May 14, 1834. DEAR SIR : My fellow-citizens having recently elected me to an office which will prevent my attendance at Washington, I, therefore, resign as a Representative in Congress from the State of New York. •

Respectfully, your obedient servant, ,

CORNELIUS W. LAWRENCE."; To the Hon. ANDREW STEVENSON,

Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 11 o'clock in the forenoon. 1

TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1834.

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The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, transmiting a report from the Quartermaster General, containing the information called for by this House on the 26th of April, respecting

the Delaware breakwater, and the compensation of the persons employed on that work; which letter and report were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill (No. 62) entitled An act to provide for the construction and use of a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad within the District of Columbia ;” in which bill I am directed to ask the concurrence.of this House. And then he withdrew.

Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the case of Daniel Whitney, accompanied by a bill (No. 483 ) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the petition of Andrew Dodge, accompanied by a bill (No. 484) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Elisha Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfa. vorable report on the case of James Cross; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Foster, from the Committee on the Judiciary, made a report on the memorial of Thomas Cooper, accompanied by a bill (No. 485) for his relief; which bill was read the first and seond time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House.to-morrow.

Mr. Polk, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to which the subject was committed on the 28th of April, reported a bill (No. 486 ) for the reappropriation of an unexpended balance of a former appropriation for the payment of the Georgia militia claims for the years 1792, 1793, and 1794; 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. Pearce, from the Committee on Commerce, reported a bill (No. 487) making appropriations for the erection of marine hospitals in the city of Baltimore and other places; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of Union.

Mr. Chinn, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following resolution :

Resolved, That Friday and Saturday, the 6th and 7th days of June next, be set apart for the consideration of bills in relation to the District of Columbia

The said resolution was read, and laid on the table for one day, under the rule.

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was referred the bill from the Senate (No. 110) entitled “ An act for the relief of Hishe Homa, otherwise called Captain Red Pepper, an Indian of the Choctaw tribe,” reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Horace Everett, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to which

was referred so much of the President's message as relates to Indian affairs, made a detailed report, accompanied by three bills, viz.

No. 488. To provide for the organization of the Department of Indian Affairs;

No. 489. To regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers ;

No. 490. To provide for the establishment of the Western Territory. and for the security and protection of the emigrant and other Indian tribes therein ; which bills were severally read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ; and ten thousand copies of the said report were then ordered, by unanimous consent, to be printed for the use of the members.

On motion of Mr. Tompkins, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the case of Relief Harris, and that it lie on the table.

Bills from the Senate, of the following titles, viz.

No. 62. An act to provide for the construction and use of a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad within the District of Columbia;

No. 168. An act in addition to the act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes, approved March 3, 1825 ;

No. 158. An act granting a township of land to certain exiles from

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were severally read the first and second time, and referred

No. 62. To the Committee for the District of Columbia..
No. 168. To the Committee on the Judiciary.
No. 158. To the Committee on the Public Lands.

On motion of Mr. Jones, of Georgia, Resolved, That Robert P. Letcher and Thomas P. Moore, Esquires, have leave to be heard at the bar of this House, in support of their respective claims to a seat in this House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the report of the Committee of Elections on the contest between Thomas P. Moore and Robert P. Letcher for the seat as the member for the fifth congressional district of the State of Kentucky; when

A motion was made by Mr. Banks that the said report be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. And the question being put,

inch i s Yeas, It was decided in the negative, 3

. . . . . . . 84,

Nays, . . . . . . 106. 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. Isaac C. Bates

Mr. George Chambers
Heman Allen
Martin Beaty

Thomas Chilton
John J. Allen

James M. Bell

William Clark
Chilton Allan

Horace Binney

Augustine S. Clayton
W illiam H. Ashley

George N. Briggs

Tbomas Corwin
John Banks

John Bull

Richard Coulter
Charles A. Barnitz

George Burd

David Crockett
Daniel L. Barringer

Robert B. Campbell Edward Darlington

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