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The yeas and nays being desired by one fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, John S. Barbour, Mordecai Bart. ley, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Timothy Childs, Nicholas D Coleman, Lewis Condict, Henry W. Conner, Richard Coulter, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight. Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, James Lent, Rollin C Mallary, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Ebenezer F. Norton, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John Mercer Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Willian Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott, William B. Shepar i, James Shields, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, Phineas L. Tracy, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingate, and Ebenezer Young.–105. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, Noves Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratcliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Richard Coke, jr., Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, Henry Daniel, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, William W. Ellsworth, James Findlay, James Ford, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hanimons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Cave Johnson, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyali, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Thomas viaxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, Jesse Speight, William Stanberry, James Standefer, William L. Storrs, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey--92.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time this day.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 528) making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831.

The question recurred on the motion made by Mr. Stanberry on the 12th January ultimo to amer:d the said bill in the manner set forth in the ceedings of ihat day;

And after further debate thereon,
The House adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1831.

Mr. Rencher, by leave of the House, presented a memorial of merchants and other citizens of Wilmington, in the State of North Carolina, upon the subject of the differences in the duties on tonnage on American and Spanish vessels imposed by the Spanish Government of the Island of Cuba, and the high duties imposed by the Government of Portugal on American rice; which memorial was relerred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Whivesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bil from the Senate, ( No. 91,) entitled “ An act for the relief of Benjami S. Smoot, of Alabama," made a report, recommending that the said bill be reted.

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

Nir. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of John Fleming; which report was read, and laid on the tabic.

Mr. MeCoy, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Robert Irvin; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Milier, fron) ihe Coumittee on Naval Affairs, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Gaetano Carusi; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Chilton, from the Committee on Military Pensions, made a report on the petition of Eli Smith, accompanied by a bill (No. 596) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to morrow.

Mr. Trezvant, from the Committee on Military Pensions, made a report on the petition of John R. Rappleye, accompanied by a bill (No. 597) for his relief; which bill was real the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House 10-inorrow.

On motion of Mr. Trezvant, Ordered, 'That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Jabez Hawes, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Bockee, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Benjamin B. Bruce, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Brown, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, made a report on the petition of J. B. Taylor, accompanied by a bill (No. 598) for the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of John Noble Taylor, deceased; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Drayton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, which was instructed on the 20th of January ultimo to inquire, first, into the expediency of dismissing from the army the supernumerary second lieutenants by brevet commissions; second, into the expediency of fixing the age between 17 and 21 years as the period of admission into the West Point Academy, and that all graduates, from time to time, at that institution shall be discharged from the army when not needed for the actual service of the country; third, to inquire into the expediency of authorizing appointments in the line of the army from the meritorious non-commissioned officers; and fourth, of reducing the number of cadets in said academy now authorized by law; made a report, accompanied by a bill (No. 599) to reduce the number of cadets at the United States' Military Academy, and for other purposes; 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. Daniel, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Benjamin S. Smoot, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Magee, Ordered, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be discharged from the consideration of the petition of James McMahan, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Verplanck, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 100,) entitled “An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois,” reported the same with amendments.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Gilmore, . Resolved, That the Committee on Military Pensions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of placing Jacob Wolf, a soldier of the revolution, on the pension roll.

On motion of Mr. Drayton, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (No. 91) for the adjustment and settlement of the claim of South Carolina against the United States be discharged, and that the said bill be commitied to a Committee of the Whole House on Monday, the 14th instant.

The House resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 595) to repeal a part of an act to reduce the duty on salt.

The question recurred, Shall the bill be rejected?
And after further debate,
Mr. Chilion withdrew his opposition to the said bill: when
Mr. Thompson, of Georgia, renewed the opposition to the said bill.
The question then again recurred, Shall the bill be rejected?
And after further debate,

A motion was made by Mr. Huntington, that the further consideration of the said question be postponed until Friday, the 18th of the present month.

And after debate thereon, the hour allotied by the rules of the House for the consideration of reports and motions expired: when

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the returns rendered to the Treasury Department, agreeably to law, by the incorporated banks in the District of Columbia

It passed in the affirmative, {Xeas,

showing their affairs at the close of the year 1830; which letter and returns were laid on the table.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, in reply to a call of the flouse for information relating to the survey of the Wabash river; which letter was read, and laid on the table.

An engrossed bill (No. 330) for the reliet of James Monroe was read the third time. And on the question, Shall this bill pass?

103,

88. The yeas

and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the ffirmative, are,

Messrs. Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, John S. Barbour, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekinan, John Bell, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Samuel Butman, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbeil, Timothy Childs, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Herry W. Conner, Richard Coulter, David vrockett, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, William Gordon, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin c. Howard, Thomas !. Hughes, Ralph 1. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, William Kennon, James Lent, Rollin C. Mallary, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Ebenezer F. Norton, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott, William B. Shepard, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, Phineas L. Tracy, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-103.

T'ose who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, Noyes Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark. Richard Coke, jr., Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, William W. Ellsworth, James Findlay, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Jacob C

Isacks, Cave Johnson, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P Letcher, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Johó Magee, Alem Marr, Thomas Maxwell, Lexis Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, William L. Storrs, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swist, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.--38.

The title of the said bill was then amended to read “ An act to provide for the final settlement and adjustment of the various claims preferred by James Monroe against the United States."

Ordered, That the clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 105,) entitled “ An act for the relief of William Smith, administrator of John Taylor, deccased," was read the third time, and passed.

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

A motion was made by Mr. McDuffie, that the House do now proceed to the consideration of the bill (No. 82) to compensate Susan Decatur, widow and legal representative of captain Stephen Decatur, deceased, and others. And the question being put, Ş Yeas,

85, It was decided in the negative, Nays,

100. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative, are,

Messrs. John Anderson, William S. Archer, John S. Barbour, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard Coulter, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Isaac Finch, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, Henry H. Gurley, Jehiel H. Halsey, Charles E. Haynes, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hindis, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, Jacob C. Isacks. Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Pryor 1.ea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Gershom Powers, James F. Randolph, Abram Rencher, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Joel B. Sutherland, John W. Taylor, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H, Wilde, and Ephraim K. Wilson.-85. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Robert W

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