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Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott; William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbeil P. White, Edward Ď. White, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-132. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, Robert W. Barnwell, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Thomas T, Bouldin, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Charles E. Haynes, Benjamin C. Howard, Jacob C. Isacks, Cave Johnson, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Robert P. Letcher, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, William D. Martin, William McCoy, George McDuffie, William T. Nuckolls, John M. Patton, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, Jesse Speight, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standeser, James Trezvant, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, and Charles A. Wickliffe. -52.

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

The House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the tate of the Union, and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Clay reported that the committee had, according to order, had under consideration bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 531. A bill making appropriations for the naval service of the United States for the year 1831;

No. 539. A bill making appropriations for the inilitary service for the

year 1831;

No. 545. A bill making appropriations for certain fortifications during the year 1831;

No. .559. A bill making appropriations for certain expenditures on acBount of the Engineer, Ordnance, and Quartermaster's Departments;

No. 560. A bill making appropriations for the Indian Department for the year 1831;

No. 566. A bill making additional appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors, and removing obstructions in the mouths of certain rivers;

No. 584. A bill making appropriations for carrying on certain roads and works of internal improvement, and providing for surveys; which several bills he reported to the House, with amendments to each. And then the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1831. Mr. Clay, by leave, presented a petition of George Mason, of the State of Alabama, praying that the Commissioner of the General Land Office may be directed to issue him a patent for a tract of land purchased of the United States, as he contends that full payment has been made for said land; which petition was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Thomas Belden; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Richard Pool; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 11,) entitled “ An act for the relief of George Johnson,” reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing

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

Mr. McIntire, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the petition of Joseph Bogy, accompanied by a bill (No. 635) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Gilmore, from the Committee of Ways and Means, made a report on the petition of J. P. and E. B. Penny, of the city of Mexico, accompanied by a bill (No. 636) for their relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow..

Mr. Vinton, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, reported a bill (No. 637) declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, and to authorize the States of Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland, to take charge of the United States road within their several 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. Hoffman, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to which was referred the message of the President of the United States on the subject, reported a bill (No. 638) to adjust the Fourth Auditor's books; which bill was read the first and second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time to-morrow.

Mr. Hoffman, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made a report on the subject of the navy pension fund, accompanied by a bill (No. 639) respecting the navy pension tund, and certain pensions chargeable thereon; which bill was read the first and second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time on Tuesday next.

Mr. Carson, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made a report on the petition of George J. Knight, accompanied by a bill (No. 640) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee on Commerce, to which was recommitted the bill (No. 520) allowing the duties on foreign merchandise imported into Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis, Nashville, and Natchez, reported an amendatory bill; which was read the first and second time; and

The question was stated, Shall the bill be engrossed, and read a third time? And after debate thereon,

The hour allotted by the rules of the House for the consideration of reports and motions expired.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill from the Senate, (No. 50,) entitled “ An act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to make compensation to the heirs of Taliaferro Livingston and Thomas W. Armstrong, for the maintenance of fifteen Africans illegally imported into the United States."

The question was stated, Shall the said bill be read a third time when A motion was made by Mr. Whittlesey that the further consideration of the said bill be postponed until Wednesday next; which motion was agreed to by the House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 602) for the relief of Clarissa B. Harrison; when it was,

On motion of Mr. Wickliffe, Ordered, That the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on the Public Lands, with instruction to report a bill allowing the equitable credits to which John C. Symmes Harrison, deceased, late Receiver of the land of. fice at Vincennes, may be entitled, to give time to pay the debt, with the consent of the securities, to stay the proceedings.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill (No. 7) entitled “ An act for the relief of the legal representatives of General Moses Hazen, deceased,” in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The said bill was read the first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

Mr. Whittlesey, by leave, moved the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Navy be directed to transmit to this House all the papers in his Department in any manner relating to the capture and detention of several negroes on board of vessels Constitution, Louisa, and Maraino.

The rule requiring this resolution to lay on the table one day was dispensed with by unanimous consent, and the resolution was then agreed to by the House.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 531) making appropriations for the naval service of the United States for the year 1831; and the amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole House being read, were concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 589) making appropriations for the military service for the year 1831; and the amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole House, being read, were concurred in by the House, with the exception of the last one, to which the House disagreed.

Mr. Drayton moved to amend the following item, viz: “For armament of fortifications one hundred thousand dollars," by striking out “one” and inserting" "two;" And the question being put, Yeas

69, Nays

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, John Anderson, William S. Archer, William Armstrong, John Bailey, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng,

Samuel P. Carson, Timothy Childs, Richard Coke, jr., Henry B. Cowles, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Clement Dorsey, William Drayton, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Joseph Hemphill, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Peter Ihrie, jr., Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Perkins King, Pryor Lea, James Lent, George Loyall, George McDuffie, Rufus Melntire, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, James F. Randolph, Benedict 1. Semmes, John B. Sterigere, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George Ć. Washington, James M. Wayne, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.--69.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Robert Allen, Willis Alston, William G. Angel, Noyes Barber, Robert E. B. Baylor, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Thomas T. Bouldin, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, John Campbell, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement c. Clay, Lewis Condict, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., Joshua Evans, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hawkins, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Henry Hubbard, Jonathan Hunt, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Henry G. Lamar, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Dixon H. Lewis, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Alem Marr, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, Daniel H. Miller, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Reed, Abram Rencher, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, William Stanberry, John Taliaferro, John Test, Phineas L. Tracy, Starling Tucker, Elisha Whittlesey, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.--91.

The said bill was then further amended, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 566) making additional appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors, and removing obstructions in the mouths of certain rivers; and the amendments reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House being read, were concurred in by the House.

A motion was then made by Mr. Jennings that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee of the Whole House; which motion was disagreed to;

And the question was put, Shall the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time? S Yeas,

113, And passed in the affirmative, Nays,

45.

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

affirmative, are, Messrs. John Anderson, William Armstrong, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Eilsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett

, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey For. ward, John Gilmore, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Haw. kins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, Alem Marr, Henry C. Martindale, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, John Reed, Abram Rencher, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-113.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, William G. Angel, Robert W. Barnwell, James Blair, John Blair, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Charles E. Haynes, Michael Hoffman, Jonathan Jennings, Cave Johnson, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Dir. on H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, William McCoy, William T. Nuckolls, John M. Patton, James H. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, James Standefer, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, James M. Wayne, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.--45.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-morrow.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 545) making appropriations for certain fortifications for the year 1831; and the amendments reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow. And then the House adjourned.

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