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And passed in the affirmative, { Nays,

Joseph Hawkins, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. How-
ard, Henry Hubbard, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. In-
gersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr.,
Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Henry
G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher,
Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John
Magee, Rollin C. Mallary, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin,
Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy,
George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell,
Henry A. Muhlenberg, Ebenezer F. Norton, William T. Nuckolls,
Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, William
Ramsey, James T. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph
Richardson, John Roane, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, Jonah San-
ford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, Thomas
H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, Michael C.
Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standefer, William L. Storrs, James
Strong, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Wi-
ley Thompson, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Starling
Tucker, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, John W. Weeks,
Elisha Whittlesey, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Wil-
liams, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.–158.

The question was then put on the amendment moved by Mr. Craig,
And decided in the negative.
The question was then put to agree to the amendment moved by Mr. Hall,

. 115,

80. 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, William Armstrong, John S. Barbour, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, John Bell, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Robert Craig, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Warren R. Davis, Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., Horace Everett, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, James L. Hodges, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, Leonard Jarvis, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Rollin C. Mallary, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, William T. Nuckolls, Dutee J. Pearce, Robert Potter, Gershom Powers, William Ramsey, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, John Roane, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, Thomas H. Sill, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, William Stanberry, James Standefer, Joel B. Sutherland. Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, Wi

ley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C.
Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne,
John W. Weeks, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams,
Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingate, and Joel Yancey.-115.
Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. John Anderson, William G. Angel, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, Thomas Beekman, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, John Campbell, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Edmund Deberry, Charles G. De Witt, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, William Drayton, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, John Gilmore, Benjamin Gorham, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Ralph I Ingersoll, William W. Irvin, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Humphrey H. Leavitt, George G. Leiper, Dixon H. Lewis, Henry C. Martindale, William McCreery, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Ebenezer F. Norton, Walter H. Overton, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, James F. Randolph, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Samuel A. Smith, Ambrose Spencer, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, and Ebenezer Young.-80.

The question then recurred to agree to the motion made by Mr. Chilton, to recommit the said report, with the instructions amended as aforesaid;

And after further debate, the hour allotted by the rule expired: when

The Speaker laid before the House a report of the Secretary of War, made in obedience to the order of the House of the 7th instant, directing him “ to inform the House whether any, and, if any, what additions are necessary to be made to the corps of military and topographical engineers, exclusively for military purposes;” which report was read, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a list of the names of the clerks employed in the Department of State during the year 1830, with the compensation of each; which letter was read, and laid on the table.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill from this House, (No. 480,) entitled "An act for closing certain accounts, and making appropriations for arrearages, in the Indian Department.” The Senate have also passed bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 6. An act concerning the gold coins of the United States;
No. 17. An act authorizing the sale of a tract of land therein named;
No. 62. An act for the relief of Woodson Wren, of Mississippi;
No. 67. An act granting a pension to Martin Miller;

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

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

} To the Committee on Private Land Claims;

in which bills I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The said bills from the Senate were severally read the first and second time, and referred

No. 6. To the committee appointed on the 14th of December last upon the subject of foreign coins; No. 17.

;
No 70.
No. 62.
No. 69.
No. 67. To the Committee on Military Pensions.

Ordered, That the consideration of the bill (No. 80) for the relief of Nathaniel Patten, be postponed until Monday next, the 17th instant.

The House 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. Findlay reported that the committee had, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, particularly the bill (No. 330) for the relief of James Monroe, and that he was directed to report the said bill to the House, with the enacting words thereof stricken out.

On motion of Mr. Alston, it was then Ordered, That when this House shall adjourn to-day, it will adjourn to meet again on Monday next, the 17th instant.

And then the House adjourned.

MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 1831.

Mr. Haynes moved the following resolutions, viz:

Resolved, That, during the argument of counsel in the impeachment now pending in the Senate against James H. Peck, District Judge of Missouri, this House will, from day to day, resolve itself into Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and attend the same; and that the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith

Resolved, That during the said argument the hour to which the House shall stand adjourned, after this day, be eleven o'clock in the forenoon.

The said resolutions being read,

A motion was made by Mr. Williams to amend the first resolution by striking out the words from day to day,and inserting " this day;"

And the question being put to agree to this amendment, It was decided in the negative. The question was then put to agree to the said resolutions, And passed in the affirmative. Mr. Davis, of South Carolina, moved the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That the Sergeant-at-Arms of this House inform the Guardians of the Poor of this city that they have leave to take from the surplus wood in the yard attached to this House forty cords of wood, if so much be necessary, for immediate distribution among the suffering poor of this city.

The said resolution being read, debate arose thereon: when The previous question was moved by Mr. Whittlesey; and being demanded by a majority of the members present,

A motion was made by Mr. Polk, that the said resolution do lie on the table; which motion being disagreed to by the House,

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

And passed in the affirmative.

The said main question was then put, viz: Will the House agree to the said resolution?

136, And passed in the affirmative,

S Yeas,
Nays, :

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

Messrs.John Anderson, William S. Archer, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, John S. Barbour, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, John Blair, Ratliff Boon. Peter I. Borst, Elias Brown, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Caf hoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chilton, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Nicholas D. Coleman, Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crocket, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, John Davis, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Henry W. Dwight, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, Benjamin Gorham, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, 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, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Adam King, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Ebenezer F. Norton, Walter H. Overton, John Mercer Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Richard Spencer, William Stanberry, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joseph F. Wingate, and Ebenezer Young.–136. Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, Willis Alston, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Henry B. Cowles, Thomas Davenport, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Jonas Earll, jr., Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F Gordon, Thomas H Hall, Jehiel H Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, George Loyall, Henry C. Martindale, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, William T. Nuckolls, James K. Polk, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, Michael C. Sprigg, James Standefer, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Samuel F. Vinton, John W. Weeks, and Lewis Williams.-51.

A message, in writing, was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Donelson, his private Secretary, which he delivered in at the Speaker's table.

The House then resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House and proceeded to the Senate chamber, to attend the trial, by the Senate, of the impeachment of James H. Peck, Judge of the district court of the United States.for the district of Missouri; and, after some time spent therein, the committee returned into the chamber of the House; and the Speaker having resumed the chair,

Mr. Martin, from the said committee, reported that the committee had, according to order, attended the trial by the Senate of the said impeachment; that further progress had been made therein, and that the Court of Impeachment had adjourned to meet again to-morrow at 12 o'clock meridian.

And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 11 o'clock A. M.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1831. Mr. Evans, of Maine, presented a petition of David Marston, of the State of Maine;

Mr. Harvey presented a petition of Elias Abbott, of the State of New Hampshire;

Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, presented a petition of John Boyd, of the State of Massachusetts;

vir Hodges presented a petition of revolutionary soldiers residing in the towns of North Providence, Pawtucket, Attleboro', and Seekonk, in the State of Massachusetts;

Mr. Hodges presented a petition of Henry Andrews, of the State of Massachusetts;

Mr. Reed presented a petition of Nathaniel Thomas, of the State of Massachusetts;

Mr. Barber, of Connecticut, presented a petition of Daniel Stoddard, of the State of Connecticut;

Mr. Sanford presented a petition of Jedediah Kingsley, of the State of New York;

Mr. Norton presented a petition of William Letson, of the State of New York;

Mr. Magee presented a petition of Gould Ferris, a petition of Josep Fanshee, and a petition of Beriah Stiles, all of the State of New York;

Mr. Tracy presented a petition of David Clapp, of the State of New York;

Mr. Buchanan presented a petition of Samuel Linton, of the State of Pennsylvania;

Mr. Vinton presented a petition of Joseph Black, of the State of Ohio;.

Mr. Norton presented a petition of Robert Dickson, of the State of New York;

Mr. Whittlesey presented a petition of Joseph Lane, of the State of Ohio;

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