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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1830.
Three other members, viz:
From the State of New York-John Magee;
From the State of PennsylvaniaDaniel H. Miller;

From the State of North Carolina--Edward B. Dudley; appeared, and took their seats.

The following order was moved by Mr. Taylor, viz:

Ordered, That the standing committees be now appointed, pursuant to the rules and orders of the House.

The said order being read,
A motion was made by Mr. Hoffman, that it lie on the table;
And the question being put,
It passed in the affirmative.
And then the House adjourned.

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1930.
Several other members, viz:
From the State of Massachusetts-Benjamin Gorham;
From the State of Maryland -Benjamin C. Howard;
From the State of North Carolina-Robert Potter;

From the State of South Carolina--Robert W. Barnwell; appeared, and took their seats.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the order moved by Mr. Taylor yesterday, for the appointment of the standing committees provided for by the rules of the House;

And the question being put to agree to the said order,
It passed in the affirmative.
And thereupon,

A Committee of Elections was appointed, consisting of Mı. Alston, Mr. Tucker, Mr. Claiborne, Mr. Randolph, Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee, Mr. Beekman, and Mr. Coleman.

A Committee of Ways and Means was appointed, consisting of Mr. McDuffie, Mr. Verplanck, Mr. Dwight, Mr. Ingersoll, Mr. Gilmore, Mr. Overton, and Mr. Alexander.

A Committee of Claims was appointed, consisting of Mr. Whittlesey, Mr. Williams, Mr. McCoy, Mr. Barber, of Connecticut, Mr. McIntire, Mr. Ramsey, and Mr. Lea.

A Committee of Commerce was appointed, consisting of Mr. Cambreleng, Mr. Gorham, Mr. Harvey, Mr. Sutherland, Mr. Howard, Mr. Loyall, and Mr. Lamar.

A Committee on the Public Lands was appointed, consisting of Mr. Wickliffe, Mr. Jennings, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Hunt, Mr. Potter, Mr. Irvin, of Ohio, and Mr. Clay.

A Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads was appointed, consisting of Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, Mr. Conner, Mr. Magee, Mr. Hodges, Mr. Russell, Mr. McCreery, and Mr. Lent.

A Committee for the District of Columbia was appointed, consisting of Mr. Powers, Mr. Allen, Mr. Washington, Mr. Varnum, Mr. Taliaferro, Mr. Ihrie, and Mr. Semmes.

A Committee on the Judiciary was appointed, consisting of Mr. Buchanan, Mr. Davis, of South Carolina, Mr. Ellsworth, Mr. Daniel, Mr. White, of Louisiana, Mr. Foster, and Mr. Gordon.

A Committee on Revolutionary Claims was appointed, consisting of Mr. Burges, Mr. Dickinson, Mr. Wingate, Mr. Young, Mr. De Witt, Mr. Brown, and Mr. Crane.

A Committee on Public Expenditures was appointed, consisting of Mr. Hall, Mr. Davenport, Mr. Lyon, Mr. Halsey, Mr. Spencer, of Maryland, Mr. Thomson, of Ohio, and Mr. Norton.

A Committee on Private Land Claims was appointed, consisting of Mr. Sterigere, Mr. Nuckolls, Mr. Pettis, Mr. Baylor, Mr. Denny, Mr. Dudley, and Mr. Draper.

A Committee on Manufactures was appointed, consisting of Mr. Mallary, Mr. Stanberry, Mr. Condict, Mr. Irwin, of Pennsylvania, Mr. Monell, Mr. Barbour, of Virginia, and Mr. Huntington.

A Committee on Agriculture was appointed, consisting of Mr. Spencer, of New York, Mr. Roane, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Rose, Mr. Smith, of Pennsylvania, Mr. Standefer, and Mr. Chandler.

A Committee on Indian Affairs was appointed, consisting of Mr. Bell, Mr. Lumpkin, Mr. Hinds, Mr. Storrs, of Connecticut, Mr. Hubbard, Mr. Gaither, and Mr. Lewis.

A Committee on Military Affairs was appointed, consisting of Mr. Drayton, Mr. Vance, Mr. Desha, Mr. Findlay, Mr. Blair, of South Carolina, Mr. Mitchell, and Mr. Speight.

A Committee on Naval Affairs was appointed, consisting of Mr. Hoffman, Mr. Crowninshield, Mr. Miller, Mr. Carson, Mr. Dorsey, Mr. White, of New York, and Mr. Anderson.

A Committee on Foreign Affairs was appointed, consisting of Mr. Archer, Mr. Everett, of Massachusetts, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Polk, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Barnwell, and Mr. Wayne.

A Committee on the Territories was appointed, consisting of Mr. Clark, Mr. Strong, Mr. Creighton, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Angel, Mr. Cowles, and Mr. W. B. Shepard.

A Committee on Military Pensions was appointed, consisting of Mr. Trezvant, Mr. Lecompte, Mr. Chilton, Mr. Hammons, Mr. Bockee, Mr. • Ford, and Mr. Butman.

A Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business was appointed, consisting of Mr. Pearce, Mr. Reed, and Mr. Pierson.

A Committee of Accounts was appointed, consisting of Mr. Maxwell, of New York, Mr. Swan, and Mr. Broadhead.

The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wickliffe reported that the committee had, according to order, had the state of the Union under consideration, and came to sundry resolutions thereon, viz:

1. Resolved, That so much of the President's message as relates to the political relations of the United States with foreign nations, be referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs,

2. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the commerce of the United States with foreign nations and their dependencies, and so much of said message as relates to “ light-houses, beacons, buoys, public piers, and the removing of sand-bars, sawyers, and other partial or temporary obstructions in the navigable rivers and harbors in the revenue districts, be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

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3. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the subscribing to the stock of private companies for internal improvement, be referred to a select committee.

4. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the distribution among the several States of the surplus revenue, after the payment of the public debt, be referred to a select committee.

5. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to an amendment of the Constitution of the United States respecting the election of President and Vice President, and so much thereof as relates to the choice of the chief magistrate directly by the people, his disqualification for re-election after a single term of service, and the direction of his patronage in relation to the members of the Federal Legislature, and the tenure of offices, generally, be referred to a select committee.

6. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the Indian tribes, be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

7. Resolved, That so much of said message as relates to the public debt, the revenue, its security and collection, the Bank of the United States, and the organization of a bank founded on public and individual deposites, be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

8. Resolved, That so much of said message as relates to the tariff of duties on imports, and so much thereof as respects manufactures, be referred to the Committee on Manufactures; so much thereof as respects the productions of agriculture, to the Committee on Agriculture; and the residue thereof, respecting commerce and other interests, to the Committee on Com

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merce.

9. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the public lands, be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

10. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the public interests intrusted to the War Department, and as relates to the Army, arsenals, fortifications, and the armaments necessary therefor, be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

11. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the Navy and naval service of the United States, be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

12. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the Post Office Department and its revenue, and the transportation of the mail, be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

13. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the office and duties of the Attorney General, and so much thereof as relates to debts due the United States from insolvents, be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

14. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the District of Columbia, be referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

15. Resolved, That the said select committees have leave to report by bill, or otherwise.

The said resolutions were again read at the Clerk's table, and, except the seventh, concurred in by the House.

The said seventh resolution was then again read, as follows:

7. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the public debt, the revenue, its security and collection, the Bank of the United States, and the organization of a bank founded on the public and individual deposites, be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Yeas,

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A motion was made by Mr. Wayne to amend the same by striking out these words, viz: “the Bank of the United States, and the organization of a bank founded on public and individual deposites," and, at the end of the said resolution, to add the following:

" And that so much of the said message as refers to the Bank of the United States, and to the organization of a bank as a branch of the Treasury Department, be referred to a select committee."

A motion was made by Mr. Davis, of South Carolina, to amend the amendment proposed by Mr. Wayne, by striking out these words, viz: “and to the organization of a bank as a branch of the Treasury Department;":

And the question being put to agree to this motion, It was decided in the negative. The question was then put to agree to the amendment proposed by Mr. Wayne,

67, And was decided in the negative, S Nays,

108. 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, William G. Angel, Robert W. Barnwell, Robert E. B. Baylor, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W Conner, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, James Ford, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Thomas Maxwell, Robert Monell, Ebenezer Ě. Norton, William T. Nuckolls, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Gershom Powers, Abraham Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, James Standefer, John

Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Charles A. Wickliffe, Joel Yancey_67.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Willis Alston, John Anderson, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, Mordecai Bartley, Thomas Beekman, Abraham Bockee, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Thomas Chilton, Jaines Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Joseph Draper, Wila liam Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, John Gilmore, Benjamin Gorham, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Adam King, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Rollin

C. Mallary, Alem Marr, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, John Mercer Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, William B. Shepard, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, John B. Sterigere, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Edisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Lewis Williams, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingate, Ebenezer Young--108.

The said seventh resolution was then agreed to, as reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

A committee was then appointed upon the subject of internal improvement, in pursuance of the third resolution, consisting of Mr. Hemphill, Mr. Mercer, Mr. Blair, of Tennessee, Mr. Haynes, Mr. Letcher, Mr. Vinton, and Mr. Craig

A committee was appointed upon the subject of a distribution of the surplus revenue, in pursuance of the fourth resolution, consisting of Mr. Polk, Mr. Patton, Mr. Fry, Mr.Earll, Mr. Jarvis, Mr.Leavitt, and Mr. Evans,of Maine.

A committee was appointed upon the subject of an amendment to the Constitution in relation to the election of President and Vice President, &c. in pursuance of the fifth resolution, consisting of Mr. McDuffie, Mr. Coke, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Stephens, Mr. Hughes, Mr. Green, Mr. Rencher.

And then the House adjourned,

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1830.

Several other members, viz:
From the State of Massachusetts-Isaac C. Bates;
From the State of PennsylvaniaRichard Coulter and Chauncey

Forward; appeared, and took their seats.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, to which is committed the bill (No. 420) to establish certain post roads, and to alter and discontinue others, and for other purposes, be discharged from the consideration thereof, and that the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Thursday next.

Mr. Daniel presented a petition of George Stockton, of the State of Kentucky, late a captain in the army of the United States, praying to be paid for his baggage and other property, lost during the late war with Great Britain.

Mr. Daniel presented a petition of Joseph C. Belt, of the State of Kentucky, late a captain in the army of the United States, praying to be paid for his baggage and other property, lost during the late war with Great Britain.

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

Mr. Lamar presented a petition of James Duncan, of the State of Georgia, a revolutionary soldier, praying for a pension.

Mr. Chilton presented a petition of Henry Harshfield, of the State of Kentucky, a revolutionary soldier, praying for a pension.

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

Mr. Drayton presented a memorial of Mrs. Frances Moore, executrix of ohn Elias Moore, who was executor of John Moore, late of the State of

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