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And passed in the affirmative.
The main question was then put, viz: Shall the said bill pass?
Yeas

93,
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Nays ,

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

Messrs. John Anderson, John Bailey, Robert W. Barnwell, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, John Davis, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. Ingersoll, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Perkins King, George G. Leiper, John Magee, Henry C. Martindale, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Phineas L. Tracy, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-93.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Willis Alston, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, David Crockett, Jacob Crocheron, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, Jacob C. Isacks, William Kennon, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, William Stanberry, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, John W. Weeks, Charles A. Wickliffe, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.81.

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

The bill from the Senate, (No. 65,) entitled “ An act to incorporate Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum in the District of Columbia,” was read the third time, and passed with an amendment.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 584) making appropriations for carrying on certain roads and works of internal improvement, and providing for surveys.

The amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were read, and severally concurred in by the House.

A motion was then made by Mr. Pettis further to amend the said bill, by inserting in the item for improving the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, “ the Missouri river,” and by adding to the said item the following, viz:

" And the President of the United States is hereby authorized to cause to be expended a part of the said sum of 50,000 dollars in removing obstructions to the navigation of the Missouri river within the limits of the State of Missouri, in the same manner as is provided by the 2d section of the act of the 24th May, 1824, entitled “An act to improve the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers," if it be ascertained that the obstructions to the navigation of the Missouri are of equal or greater importance than those remaining to be removed from the Ohio and Mississippi rivers."

And the question being put to agree to this amendment,
It was decided in the negative.

A motion was made by Mr. Lea that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee of Ways and Means, with instructions to report bills providing

Appropriations for roads in Michigan,
An appropriation for the military roads in Maine,
Appropriations for surveys for internal improvements,

Appropriations for improving the navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers;

And the question being put to agree to this motion,
It was decided in the negative,

S Yeas,

62, Nays,

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyali, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, John M Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight,

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Richard Spencer, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezrant, Sar
ling Tucker, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.
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Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, Noyes Barber, Horora Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Berkman, J. Blair, Ratliff Boon, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam urgne. Sarve Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Timothy Chili's, Thiomas Chilton, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Reard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph II. Crane, Tron: +3 H. Crawford, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crevne inshield, John Davis, Harmar Denny, Philip Doddridge, Luxard B. Puiley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ells vorun, Gentze Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Fino:11, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, George Grenseli, jr., light ry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Cornelius Hoitard, De... min C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. gersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Kensev Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kernon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, Dutte J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, James Shields, Thomas H. Sil, Ambrose Spencer, William Stanberry, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, 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, Charles A. Wickliffe, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.--107.

A motion was then made by Mr. Polk further to amend the said bill, by striking out these words, viz:

“For defraying the expenses incidental to making examinations and surveys under the act of 30th April, 1824, 25,000 dollars;"

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative, Nays, :

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66,

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Robert W. Barnwell, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hofiman, Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Pryor Lea, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyali, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, William T. Nuckolls, John M.

Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Jesse Speight, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Campbell P. White, Charles A. Wicklife, Richard H. Wilde, and Lewis Williams.--66.

Those who voted in the negative, are, Messrs. William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Blair, Ratifi Boon, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Dutman, William Cahoon, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Nicholas D. Colemavs. wis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Jornal Crane, Thomas II. Crawford, David Crocket:, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshichil, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Farmin Denny, Philip Daddridge, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Sam!! Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, llom rett, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, John Gila..! Grennell, jr., Henry II. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph its James L. Ilodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Tnomas H. Hughe, Jour Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, Wali W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Joh con, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, Chitienden Lyon, lienry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie. Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Williain Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, llenry 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, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.–109.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill (No. 339) entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes in the District of Columbia," with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. The Senate have concurred in the amendment of this House to the bill (No. 43) entitled “ An act supplementary to an act passed on the 31st of March, 1830, entitled "An act for the relief of purchasers of public lands, and for the suppression of fraudulent practises at the public sales of the lands of the United States.'And the Senate have also concurred in the amendment of this House to the bill (No. 65) entitled " An act to incorporate the Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum in the District of Columbia.” And then he withdrew. And then the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1831. Mr. Cowles, by leave, presented a petition of Samuel Miller, of the State of New York, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Military Pensions

Mr. Varnum presented, by leave, a memorial of claimants under the convention recently concluded with Denmark, residing in Newburyport, Massachusetts, relative to the Danish brigantine Henrick; which was laid on the table.

Mr. Irvin presented a memorial of inhabitants of the county of Muskingum, in the State of Ohio, praying that the mails may not be transported on the Sabbath day; which memorial was referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 13,) entitled “ An act for the relief of John Brunson,” made a report thereon, recommending the rejection of the said bill.

Ordered, That the said bill do lie on the table.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 58,) entitled “ An act for the relief of James Thomas, late Quartermaster General of the army of the United States," reported the same with an amendment.

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

Mr. Mclatire, from the Committee of Claims, made an unfavorable report on the petition of John Steele; which was read, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Archer, Ordered, That the Committee on Foreign Affairs be discharged from the consideration of the petition of merchants of Providence, in Rhode Island, upon the subject of duties in Cuba and Portugal, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Burges, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 7,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the legal representatives of General Mozes Hazen, deceased," reported the same with an amendment.

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

Mr. Burges, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported a bill (No. 653) supplemental to an act entitled “An act for the relief of James Barnett;” which was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Manufactures, reported the following resolution; which was read, and laid on the table, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to communicate to this House, at the commencement of the next session of Congress, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable, a statement showing the quantity, quality, and kinds of iron and stecl, in their various forms, including castings, manufactured in the United States annually, for three years prior to September, 1831, and the estimated value thereof; and that he also inform this House, as aforesaid, whether any legislative provisions are necessary to prevent the cvasion of the payment of the existing duties on bar or other iron imported into the United States, and the frauds upon the revenue occasioned thereby-specifying such frauds and evasions, if any exist.

The House resumed the consideration of the resolution moved by Mr. White, of New York, that six thousand additional copies be printed of the report of the Committec on the Judiciary on the expediency of repealing the 25th section of the act to establish the judicial courts of the United States;

And after further debate,

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