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« A bill for the relief of the heirs and executors of Thomas Worthington, deceased.”

The question was put, Will the House agree to the said amendment?
And passed in the affirmative.

And thereupon the Clerk was directed to carry to the Senate the bills of the Senate this day passed by this House.

Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, moved to suspend the rule, to enable him to submit the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to procure two hundred and fifty copies of the debates on the adoption of the Federal Constitution, in 1787, to be deposited in the library for the use of the members;

And on the question, Shall the rule be suspended as aforesaid?
It was decided in the negative.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have concurred in the amendments of this House to bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 58. An act for the relief of James Thomas, late Quartermaster General of the army of the United States;

No. 7. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of General Moses Hazen, deceased;

No. 66. An act for the relief of Joseph S. Cannon;
No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks;

No. 90. An act for the relief of George B. Dameron and William Howze, of Mississippi; And then he withdrew.

On motion of Mr. Buchanan, it was Ordered, That the sum of five hundred dollars be paid out of the contingent fund of the House, to John McClelland, for preparing the map ordered by this House at the last session, showing the roads, canals, light-houses, &c.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill from the Senate, (No. 115,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the heirs and executors of Thomas Worthington, deceased.”

The question recurred on the passage of the said bill;
And after further debate thereon,
The said question was put, viz: Shall the bill pass?
And was decided in the negative.

A motion was made by Mr. Spencer, of New York, that the rule be suspended, to enable him to submit the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the House be directed to continue the subscription of the House of Representatives to Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates, as commenced by the order of the House of March 3d, 1827.

And on the question, Shall the rule be suspended as aforesaid?
It was decided in the negative.

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

I communicate to Congress a treaty of commerce and navigation between the United States and the Emperor of Austria, concluded in this city on the 28th March, 1830, the ratifications of which were exchanged on the 10th of February last.

ANDREW JACKSON. WASHINGTON, 2d March, 1831,

Ordered, That the said message and treaty do lie on the table.
The Speaker laid before the House sundry communications, viz:

I. A memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana, “in relation to the diversity of construction given by the officers of the General Government, and the officers of the Government of Indiana, relative to the selection of the lands reserved to that State by the treaty of the 16th of October, 1926, between the United States and the Pottawatamie tribe of Indians, for the purpose of constructing a road from the river Ohio to lake Michigan;" which memorial was laid on the table.

II. A letter from the Treasurer of the United States, transmitting four supplemental accounts of the receipts and expenditures of the United States by the late Treasurer, Thomas Tudor Tucker, as agent for the War and Navy Departments; which letter and accounts were laid on the table.

III. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, explanatory of the cause why the statements respecting the internal duties and direct tax, which, by a resolution of this House of the 29th of May, 1830, were directed to be laid before the House, cannot be prepared in time to be communicated doring the present session; which letter was laid on the table.

IV. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, communicating, in part, information called for by the House on the 4th of May, 1830, in relation to the means of guarding against dangers arising from the bursting of boilers on board of steamboats; which letter was read, and laid on the table.

V. A letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting statements of the appropriations for the War Department for the service of the year 1830, showing the amount appropriated under each specific head, the amount expended under each, and the balance remaining unexpended in the Treasury on the 31st December last; which letter and statements were laid on the table.

VI. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting statements of the value of coins made at the Mint, the disbursements on account of the mint; the amount of wasteage, the amount retained of deposites, and the amount gained on the copper coinage, from the commencement of the institution to the 31st December, 1830; which letter and statements were laid on the table.

VII. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, explanatory of the cause why the map of the public lands, directed to be prepared by this House on the 7th of May, 1830, has not been completed; which letter was laid on the table.

VIII. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a report, in part, in obedience to the order of the House of the 31st of May, 1830, directing him “to ascertain and report the quantity of sugar manufactured in the United States, the average price, the average quantity usually made to the acre, and the number of acres in a crop to the hand, the expense of machinery necessary to its manufacture, and the aggregate quantity of land in the United States adapted to sugar, with any other information in relation to sugar and its manufacture that may be proper;" which letter and report were laid on the table.

Mr. Richardson, from the joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 541. An act for the benefit of Percis Lovely, and for other purposes;

No. 609. An act making appropriations for building light-houses, lightboats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys;

No. 7. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of General Moses Hazen, deceased;

No. 66. An act for the relief of Joseph S. Cannon;

No. 58. An act for the relief of James Thomas, late Quartermaster General of the army of the United States;

No. 69. An act for the relief of Samuel Coburn, of Mississippi;

No. 90. An act for the relief of George B. Dameron and William Howze, of Mississippi;

No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks;
No. 103. An act for the relief of James Hogland;

No. 104. An act for the relief of John Gough and other Canadian refugees; and found the same to be truly enrolled: when

The Speaker signed the said bills.

A motion was made by Mr. Edward Everett that the rule be suspended, to enable him to submit the following resolution:

Resolved, that the Clerk of the House be directed to continue the subscription to Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates, as commenced by order of the House of Representatives of March 3d, 1827;

And on the question, Shall the rule be suspended as aforesaid?

Two-thirds of the members presents did not vote in the affirmative, and the question was, therefore, decided in the negative.

And then, being half past three o'clock P. M., the House took a recess until six o'clock P. M.

SIX O'CLOCK P. M. The House resumed its session.

Mr. Richardson, from the joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did, this day, present to the President of the United States enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 541. An act for the benefit of Percis Lovely, and for other purposes.

No. 609. An act making appropriations for building light-houses, lightboats, beacons, and monuments, and for placing buoys.

No. 7. An aet for the relief of the legal representatives of General Moses Hazen, deceased.

No. 66. An act for the relief of Joseph S. Cannon.

No. 58. An act for the relief of James Thomas, late Quartermaster General of the army of the United States.

No. 69. An act for the relief of Samuel Coburn, of Mississippi.

No. 90. An act for the relief of George B. Dameron and William Howze, of Mississippi.

No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks.
No. 108. An act for the relief of James Hogland.

No. 104. An act for the relief of John Gough and other Canadian refugees.

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. 286. An act for the relief of William T. Carroll, Clerk of the Su. preme Court of the United States.

No. 609. An act making appropriations for building light-houses, lightboats, beacons, and monuments, and placing buoys.

No. 541. An act for the benefit of Percis Lovely, and for other purposes. No. 617. An act for the relief of Christopher Bechtler.

On motion of Mr. Dwight, Resolved, That a committee be appointed, on the part of this House, to be joined by such committee as may be appointed by the Senate, to wait on the President of the United States, and to notify him, that, unless he may have further communications to make, the two Houses of Congress, having completed the business before them, are ready to close the present session by an adjournment.

Mr. Dwight and Mr. Roane were appointed of the said committee on the part of this House.

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

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, on the 13th of January, approve and sign

No. 16. An act for the relief of Aaron Fitzgerald;
No. 39. An act for the benefit of schools in Lawrence county, Mississippi;

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

No. 25. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for paying to the State of Illinois three per centum of the nett proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same:”

On the 19th of January,
No. 18. An act for the relief of Thomas Fitzgerald;

No. 51. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for paying to the States of Missouri, Mississippi, and Alabama, three per centum of the nett proceeds arising from the sale of the public lands within the same:"

On the 27th of January,

No. 41. An act further supplemental to the act entitled “An act making further provision for settling the claims to land in the Territory of Missouri," passed the 13th June, 1812: On the 3d of February,

No. 78. An act making provision for the compensation of witnesses, and payment of other expenses attending the trial of the impeachment of James H. Peck:

On the 12th of February,

No. 35. An act to authorize the transportation of merchandise by land or by water, with the benefit of debenture;

No. 47. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to quiet the title of certain purchasers of lands between the lines of Ludlow and Roberts, in the State of Ohio,” approved 26th May, 1830;

No. 105. An act for the relief of William Smith, administrator of John Taylor, deceased;

No. 17. An act authorizing the sale of a tract of land therein named;

No. 89. An act to amend an act granting certain relinquished and unappropriated lands to the State of Alabama, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Tennessee, Coosa, Cahawba, and Black Warrior rivers,” approved the 23d day of May, 1828:

On the 19th of February,

No. 68. An act to alter and amend "An act to set apart and dispose of certain public lands for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive;"

No. 79. An act for the relief of William Burris, of Mississippi;
No. 142. An act respecting the jurisdiction of certain district courts:
On the 25th of February,

No. 113. An act to authorize the appointment of a subagent to the Winnebago Indians on Rock river;

No. 65. An act to incorporate Saint Vincent's Orphan Asylum in the District of Columbia;

No. 43. An act supplemental to an act, passed on the 31st March, 1830, entitled “An act for the relief of purchasers of public lands, and for the suppression of fraudulent practices at the public sales of lands of the United States;"

No. 50. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to make compensation to the heirs of Taliaferro Livingston and Francis W. Armstrong, for the maintenance of fifteen Africans illegally imported into the United States:

And on the 3d of March, (this day,)
No. 62. An act for the relief of Woodson Wren, of Mississippi;
No. 131. An act concerning vessels employed in the whale fishery;

No. 77. An act for the relief of Antoine Dequindre, and the legal representatives of Louis Dequindre, deceased;

No. 90. An act for the relief of George B. Dameron and William Howze, of Mississippi;

No. 102. An act for the relief of Brevet Major Riley and Lieutenants Brook and Seawright;

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

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

No. 103. An act for the relief of James Hogland;
No. 66. An act for the relief of Joseph S. Cannon;

No. 7. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of General Moses Hazen, deceased;

No. 58. An act for the relief of James Thomas, late Quartermaster General in the army of the United States;

No. 93. An act for the relief of Duval and Carnes;

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

No. 67. An act granting a pension to Martin Miller;
No. 82. An act for the relief of William B. Matthews, trustee;

No. 22. An act for the relief of Beverly Chew, the heirs of William Emerson, deceased, and the heirs of Edwin Lorraine, deceased;

No. 91. An act for the relief of Benjamin S. Smoot, of Alabama;
No. 168. An act for the relief of John Nicholson;

No. 69. An act for the relief of Samuel Coburn, of the State of Mississippi;

No. 104. An act for the relief of John Gough and other Canadian refugees;

No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have agreed to the resolution of this House for the appointment of a joint committee te wait on the President of the

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