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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. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, John Anderson, William G. Angel, Robert E. B. Baylor, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Henry W. Conner, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Jonas Earll, jr., Horace Everett, James Ford, Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jeheil H. Halsey, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Leonard Sarvis, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, George Loyall, Thomas Maxwell, Willian McCoy, George McDuffie, John M. Patton, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Augustine H. Shepperd, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, John W. Weeks, and Richard H. Wilde.-48.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Thomas Beekman, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Thomas Chilton, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Henry Daniel, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Edward Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, George Grennell, jr., Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendalí, William Kennon, Perkins King, Adam King, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George G. Leiper, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Benjamin Swift, John Test, John Thomson, Phinoas L. Tracy, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.–98. The question was then put, Shall the said memorial lie on the table?

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66. 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, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Robert E. B. Baylor, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Elias Brown, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Henry W. Conner, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dick

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inson, Joseph Draper, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Henry H. Gurley, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, William W. Jrvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Kensey Johns, jr. , Richard M. Johnson, William Kennon, Perkins King, Adam King, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Henry C. Martindale, William McCreery, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, Henry A. Muhlenberg, John M. Patton, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swist, John Taliaferro, John Test, John Thomson, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Lewis Williams, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Joel Yan

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Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, William G. Angel, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, John Broadbead, James Buchanan, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Hamar Denny, Robert Desha, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, James Findlay, Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, George Grennell, jr., Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Hunt, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Henry G. Lamar, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, George McDuffie, George E. Mitchell, Walter H. Overton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Robert Potter, James F. Randolph, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Robert S. Rose, William Stanberry, William L. Storrs, John W. Taylor, Wiley Thompson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Joseph Vance, SamuF. Vinton, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Richard H. Wilde, and Ebenezer Young.-66.

Engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 520. An act allowing the duties on foreign merchandise imported into Pittsburg, Wheeling, Cincinnati, Louisville, St. Louis, Nashville, and Natchez, to be secured and paid at those places;

No. 613. An act further to amend the act entitled “ An act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington," passed on the 15th of May, 1820;

No. 654. An act to provide for the punishment of offences in cutting, destroying, or removing live oak and other timber, or trees, for naval purposes; were severally read a third time, and passed.

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

Mr. Vinton, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 165,) entitled “ An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio hereinafter recited," reported the same with an amendment; which being read,

A motion was made by Mr. Sutherland that the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow;

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative.

The question was then put, that the House do agree to the amendment reported to the said bill, And decided in the negative.

A motion was then made by Mr. Angel to amend the said bill; which amendment being read,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Stanberry; and being demanded by a majority of the members present,

The said previous question was put, viz: Shall the main question be now put?

And passed in the affirmative.
The main question was then put, viz: Shall the bill be read a third time?
And passed in the affirmative.
Ordered, That the said bill be 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. 528) entitled " An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831,' with amendments, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The amendments of the Senate to the said bill were then read, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 115. An act for the relief of the heirs and executors of Thomas Worthington, deceased;

No. 152. An act confirming the selections heretofore made of lands for the construction of the Michigan road, in the State of Indiana;

No. 163. An act for the relief of the officers and soldiers of fort Delaware; in which bills I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The following message, in writing, was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Donelson, his private Secretary, viz: To the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States:

I lay before the House of Representatives a treaty recently concluded with the Choctaw tribe of Indians, that provision may be made for carrying the same into effect agreeably to the estimate heretofore presented by the Secretary of War to the Committee of Ways and Means. It is a printed copy, as it passed the Senate; no amendment having been made, except to strike out the preamble. I also communicate a letter from the Secretary of War on this subject.

ANDREW JACKSON. February 28, 1831.

Ordered, That the said message be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting a statement of the nett amount of postage accruing at each post office in each State and Territory for one year ending March 31, 1830, and showing the amount in each State and Territory; which letter was read, and laid on the table, and two thousand copies thereof ordered to be printed for the use of the members of the House.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Third Auditor of the Treasury, transmitting his report, prepared in obedience to the act of the 31st May, 1830, entitled “An act for the relief of sundry citizens of the United States who have lost property by the depredations of certain Indian tribes;" which report was laid on the table.

Ordered, That the bill (No. 620) declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court, be engrossed, and read a third time to-day.

Ordered, That the bill (No. 559) making appropriations for certain expenditures on account of the Engineer, Ordnance, and Quartermaster's Departments, do lie on the table.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 645) to carry into effect certain Indian treaties; and the amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the 25th instant, were read, and concurred in by the House.

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

An engrossed bill (No. 620) entitled “ An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court,” was read the third time, and passed.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 609) making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys; and the amendments reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the 25th instant, were read, and concurred in by the House.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of this House of the following titles, viz:

No. 517. An act to authorize the extension, construction, and use of a lateral branch of the Baltimore and Ohio rail road, into and within the District of Columbia;

No. 602. An act for the relief of Clarissa B. Harrison; with amendments to each; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House: the Senate have passed the bill of this Housc, (No. 542,) entitled "An act to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase an additional quantity of land for the fortifications at fort Washington, upon the Potomac, without amendment: and the Senate have also passed a bill (No. 116) entitled "An act for the relief of Nathaniel Cheever and others;" in which bill I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

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

No. 115. An act for the relief of the heirs and executors of Thomas Wor thington, deceased;

No. 152. An act confirming the selections heretofore made of lands for the construction of the Michigan road in the State of Indiana;

No. 163. An act for the relief of the officers and soldiers of fort Delaware.

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No. 116. An act for the relief of Nathaniel Cheever and others; were, severally, read the first and second time, and referred-

No. 115. To a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow;
No. 152. To the Committee on Internal Improvements;
No. 163. To the Committee on Military Affairs;
No. 116. To the Committee of Ways and Means.

An engrossed bill (No. 609) entitled an act making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments, and for placing buoys,” was read the third time; And on the question, Shall the said bill pass?

Yeas, It passed in the affirmative,

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49. 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, John S. Barbour, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, William Drayton, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earlí, jr., William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, James Ford, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Gennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Humphrey H. Leavitt, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, George Loyall, John Magee, Henry C. Martindale, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Wil. liam Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, William Stanberry, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-125.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Willis Alston, William G. Angel, Robert W. Barnwell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, John Broadhead, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, James Clark, Henry W. Conner, Robert Craig, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport,

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