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No. 106. An act to extend the patent of Samuel Browning for a further period of fourteen years.

No. 116. An act for the relief of Nathaniel Cheever and others.
No. 117. An act for the relief of William Delzell, of Ohio.
No. 119. An act for the relief of James Belger.

No. 128: An act to extend the patent of John Adamson for a further period of fourteen years.

No. 131. An act concerning vessels employed in the whale fishery.

No. 136. An act for the relief of John Colbertson, and to provide an interpreter for the district court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana.

No. 137. An act to create the office of Surveyor of the public lands for the State of Louisiana.

No. 144. An act confirming the claim of John B. Toulmin to a lot in the city of Mobile.

No. 145. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties.

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

No. 158. An act to authorize the executor of Stephen Tippett to locate a tract of land in the State of Louisiana.

No. 160. An act for the relief of Peter Cleer, of Maryland.
No. 168. An act for the relief of John Nicholson.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Donelson, his private Secretary, notifying that the President did, this day, approve and sign;

No. 431. Au act for the relief of William Clower.
No. 298. An act for the relief of the citizens of Shawneetown.

No. 339. An act for the punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia.

No. 634. An act for the relief of certain importers of foreign merchandise.

No. 542. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase an additional quantity of land for the fortifications at fort Washington, upon the river Potomac.

No. 545. An act making appropriations for certain fortifications during the year 1831.

No. 588. An act for the sale of the lands in the State of Illinois reserved for the use of the salt springs on the Vermillion river, in that State.

No. 330. An act to provide for the final settlement and adjustment of the various claims preferred by James Monroe against the United States.

No. 529. An act for the relief of Daniel Jackson and Lucius M. Higgins, of Newbern, in North Carolina.

No. 349. An act for the relief of Richard Smith, and William Pearse, the second, of Bristol, Rhode Island.

No. 513. An act to extend the act entitled “ An act for the further extending the powers of the Judges of the superior court of the Territory of Arkansas, under the act of the 26th day of May, 1824," and for other purposes.

No. 602. An act for the relief of Clarissa B. Harrison.

No. 652. An act making provision for a subscription to a compilation of congressional documents.

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No. 336. An act for the relief of certain insolvent debtors of the United States.

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. 620. An act declaratory of the law concerning contempts of court. No. 560. An act making appropriations for the Indian Department for the

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. 531. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year 1831.

No. 645. An act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties.

No. 516. An act to ascertain and mark the line between the State of Alabama and the Territory of Florida, and the northern boundary of the State of Illinois, and for other purposes.

No. 539. An act making appropriations for the military service for the

No. 528. An act making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1831.

No. 376. An act to regulate the foreign and coasting trade on the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers of the United States, and for other purposes.

No. 334. An act to incorporate a fire insurance company in Georgetown, in the District of Columbia.

No. 584. An act making appropriations for carrying on certain roads and works of internal improvement, and providing for surveys.

No. 566. An act making additional appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors, and removing obstructions in the mouths of certain rivers.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have been notified by the President of the United States that he did, this day, approve and sign

No. 125. An act granting a quantity of land to the Territory of Arkansas tor the erection of a public building at the seat of government of said Territory.

No. 654. An act to provide for the punishment of offences committed in cutting, destroying, or removing live oak and other timber or trees, reserved for naval purposes.

No. 407. An act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes.

No. 300. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Peter Celestino Walker and John Peter Walker, deceased, and of Joseph Walker, of the State of Mississippi.

Resolution directing the Secretary of State to subscribe for seventy copies of Peters's condensed reports of decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States.

No. 138. An act to repeal the act to establish the district of Blakely.

No. 100. An act for the continuation of the Cumberland road in ihe States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois.

No. 165. An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio hereinafter recited.

No. 107. An act for the relief of Thomas Porter, of Indiana.
No. 80. An act for the relief of James Sprague.

No. 158. An act to authorize the executor of Stephen Tippett to locate a tract of land in the State of Louisiana.

No. 128. An act to extend the patent of John Adamson for a further period of fourteen years.

No. 144. An act confirming the claim of John B. Toulmin to a lot in the city of Mobile.

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

No. 24. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties.

No. 119. An act for the relief of James Belger.
No. 160. An act for the relief of Peter Cleer, of Maryland.

No. 9. An act to establish ports of delivery at Port Pontchartrain and Delaware City, and for other purposes.

No. 11. An act for the relief of George Johnston.
No. 73. An act for the relief of Hugh Barnes.
No. 49. An act for the relief of J. N. Cardozo.

No. 2. An act to provide for the further compensation of the Marshal of the district of Rhode Island.

No. 3. An act for the relief of Simeon C. Whittier.
No. 8. An act for the relief of Lucien Harper.

No. 26. An act to authorize the State of Illinois to surrender a township of land granted to said State for a seminary of learning, and to locate other land in lieu thereof.

No. 116. An act for the relief of Nathaniel Cheever and others.
No. 30. An act for the relief of Samuel Nowell.
No. 75. An act for the relief of Peters and Pond.
No. 27. An act for the relief of Henry Becker.
No. 42. An act for the relief of Jonathan Crocker.

No. 32. An act to rectify the mistake in the name of William Tumey, an invalid pensioner.

No. 84. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Daniel McIntire, deceased.

No. 20. An act for the relief of Ebenezer Rollins.
No. 19. An act for the relief of Joseph E. Sprague.
No. 117. An act for the relief of William Deizell, of Ohio.
No. 76. An act for the relief of John Daly, late of Canada.

No. 70. An act for the relief of certain holders of certificates issued in lieu of lands injured by earthquakes in Missouri.

No. 74. An act to authorize the Territory of Florida to open a canal through the public lands between Chipola river and Saint Andrew's bay, in West Florida.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 115,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the heirs and executors of Thomas Worthington, deceased,” was read the third time;

And the question was stated, Shall the bill pass?
And after debate thereon,
A motion was made by Mr. Chilton that the said bill do lie on the table;

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

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57. 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, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, James Buchanan, William Cahoon, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Richard Coke, jr., Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Joseph Duncan, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joseph Fry, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hawkins, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Jabez W. Huntington, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Perkins King, Prior Lea, James Lent, John Ma. gee, Henry C. Martindale, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, Rufus Meldtire, Spencer Pettis, John Reed, John Scott, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Benjamin Swift, Elisha Whittlesey, Charles A. Wickliffe, and Richard H. Wilde.-52.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Benedict Arnold, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Thomas Beekman, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coulter, Joseph H. Crane, William Creighton, jr., John Davis, Harmar Denny, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, Thomas F. Foster, William F. Gordon, James L. Hodges, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Henry G. Lamar, Joseph Lecompte, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Chittenden Lyon, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, William T. Nuckolls, Dutee J. Pearce, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, Augustine H. Shepperd, James, Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Joel B. Sutherland, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George G. Washington, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Lewis Williams, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-57.

And after further debate on the said bill,
On motion of Mr. Cambreleng, a call of the House was ordered;

And the roll being called over by the Clerk, one hundred and nine mem. bers answered to their names, viz:

Messrs. John Anderson, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, James Buchanan, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, John Davis, Harmar Denny, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Benjamin Gorham, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hawkins, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Jabez W. Huntington, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Perkins King,

Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, William T. Nuckolls, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Robert Potter, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, John B. Sterigere, Joel B. Sutherland, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.

And thereupon further proceedings in the call were dispensed with;
And the House adjourned at half past 3 o'clock A. M.

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1831.

Mr. Draper, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported a bill (No. 658) for the relief of Hannah McKim; which was read the first time, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Everett, of Massachusetts, Resolved, That the Clerk of this House procure and furnish to each member of the House a copy of the report of the trial of James H. Peck, Judge of the district court of the United States for the district of Missouri.

On motion of Mr. Hoffman, Resolved, That the Clerk cause to be printed for the use of the House ten thousand copies of the letter of the Secretary of the Treasury respecting the commerce and navigation of the United States for the year ending September 30, 1830, when the same shall be received by him, as promised in the letter of the Secretary of the Treasury to the Speaker, of March 2, 1831.

On motion of Mr. Verplanck, Resolved, that the doorkeeper be authorized to continue an additional messenger in his service during the recesses of Congress, to be employed in carrying the mail, attending the House and committee rooms, folding documents, and such other duty as he may direct.

On motion of Mr. Lea, Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to have transmitted to this House, early in next session, a report of the survey of the Savannah and Tennessee rivers, made in 1828.

Mr. Dwight moved the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the 17th joint rule be suspended, with the concurrence of the Senate, so far as to allow the bills of this House which were passed or acted upon yesterday, as also the bill (No. 609) making appropriations for building light-houses, light-boats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys; the bill (No. 541) for the relief of Percis Lovely; and the bill from the Senate, (No. 115,) for the relief of the heirs and representatives of Thomas Worthington, deceased, to be finally acted upon and presented to the President of the United States.

This resolution was read: when

A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Seeretary, as follows:

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