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[Feb. 4.

Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Tho-
mas Beekman, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon,
Thomas T. Bouldin, Samuel Buiman, Williamı Cahoon, Thomas Chandler,

Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilion, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Henry B. Cowles, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, John Davis. Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Duncan, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Horace Everett, James Findlay, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr, Thomas H. Hall, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez w. Huntington, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Joseph Lecompte, Robert P. Letcher, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Henry C. Martindale, William McCoy, Daniel H. Miller, Walter H Overton, Isaac Pierson, Robert Potter, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, John Roane, Robert S. Rose, William Russel, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, James Standefer, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, John Test, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Elisha Whittlesey, Lewis Williams, Joseph F. Wingate, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young. -100.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on
The bill (No. 214) for the relief of Benjamin Gibbs;
The bill (No. 215) for the relief of Phineas Sprague;

The bill (No. 216) for the relief of Aaron Snow;
and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and
Mr. Huntington reported the said bills without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bills be engrossed, and, severally, read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on
The bill (No. 222) for the relief of Henry H Tuckerman;
The bill (No. 223) for the relief of Mary H. Hawkins;
The bill (No. 225) for the relief of Joseph H. Webb;

The bill (No. 220) for the relief of the heirs at law of Richard Livings-
ton, a Canadian refugee;
and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and
Mr. Drayton reported the said bills, with an amendment to the last mention-
ed bill (No. 220); which amendment was read, and disagreed to by the
House: when, on motion of Mr. Wickliffe, the said bill was amended.

Ordered, That the said bills be engrossed, and, severally, read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on

The bill (No: 227) for the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas
Gordon, deceased;

The bill (No. 228) for the relief of John Lord;
The bill (No. 435) for the relief of William Tharp;
The bill (No. 423) for the relief of Samuel Keep;

The bill (No. 232) for the relief of the children of Charles Comb, or Cohm, and his late wife Margarite, previously Margarite Dozi;

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and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Condict reported the said bills, with amendments to those for the relief of Samuel Keep and John Lord; which amendments were read, and concurred in by the House. Ordered, That the said bills be engrossed, and read a third time to

morrow. The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on

The bill (No. 238) to compensate David Kilbourn for services rendered by him to the United States during the late war;

The bill (No. 245) for the relief of John Sapp;
The bill (No. 475) for the relief of Peter Peck;

The bill No. 246) for the relief of William J. Quincy and Charles E.
Quincy;
and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and
Mr. Archer reported the said bills without amendment.

Ordered. That the said bills be severally engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on
The bill (No. 247) for the relief of George Innis;
The bill (No. 249) for the relief of Colin McLachlan;
The bill (No. 250) for the relief of John Buhler;
The bill (No. 251) for the relief of Susanna McHugh;
The bill (No. 252) for the relief of Dorothy Wells;

The bill No. 253) for the relief of Eugene Borrell; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Lamar reported the said bills without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bills be severally engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on
The bill (No. 256) for the relief of George E. Tingle;

The bill (No. 258) for the relief of Thomas F. Cornell; and, after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Bates reported the said bills without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bills he engrossed, and severally read a third time to-morrow. And then the House adjourned.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1831. Mr. Duncan, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was referred the amendments of the Senate to the bill (No. 210) entitled “ An act to establish a land office in the Territory of Michigan, and for other purposes,” reported the agreement of the committee in the said amendments.

Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was recommitted, on the 27th of January ultimo, the bill (No. 131) to authorize the Legislature of Missouri to sell the lands reserved for schools, a seminary of learning, and salt springs, in that State, reported an amendatory bill; which was read the first and second time, and the further consideration thereof was postponed until Monday next, the 7th instant.

Mr. Wickliffe, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which the subject was referred on the 6th January ultimo, reported a bill (No. 600) explanatory of the act entitled “ An act for the relief of officers and soldiers of the Virginia line and navy, and of the continental army, during the revolutionary war," approved 30th May, 1830; which bill was read the first and second time, and the further consideration thereof was postponed unti Wednesday next, the 9th instant.

Mr. Wickliffe, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which the subject was referred, reported a bill (No. 601) for the final adjustment of the claims to lands in the southeastern land district of the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes; wbich bill was read the first and second time, and the further consideration thereof was postponed until Tuesday next, the 8th instant.

Mr. Irvin, of Ohio, from the Committee on the Public Lands, made a report on the petition of Clarissa B. Harrison, accompanied by a bill (No. 602) for her relief; which was read the first and second time, and the further consideration thereof was postponed until Saturday, the 12th instant.

Mr. Maxwell, from the Committee of Accounts, made a report on the memorial of the witnesses from the State of Missouri who were in attend. ance before the Committee on the Judiciary at the last session of Congress, in the case of Judge Peck, accompanied by a resolution; which was read, and agreed to by the House, as follows:

Resolved, That the Clerk of this House be authorized to pay to the witnesses who attended before the Committee on the Judiciary, in the case of Judge Peck, at the last session, the same compensation for their attendance, and mileage, respectively, as have been allowed to the witnesses who have attended the trial of the impeachment at the present session, deducting therefrom the amount allowed to them at the close of the last session.

Mr. Everett, from the committee appointed on the memorial of the trustees of the New England Asylum for the Blind, made a report, accompanied by a bill (No. 603) providing for a grant of land to the said asylum; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Blair, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, which was instructed to inquire into the expediency of having an examination and report made of the dyke or levee of Bonnet Carré point, in the State of Louisiana, made a report thereon; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr Blair, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, which was instructed, on the 24th of December last, to inquire into the expediency of procuring to be made by the board of engineers of the United States, a survey of the rivers Tennessee and Holston, and an estimate of the improvements of the same, from the place commonly called “the Suck," on the Tennessee river, to the town of Knoxville, on the Holston river, made a report; which was read, and laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Davis, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of inhabitants of the State of Missouri, referred to that committee on the 18th ultimo, and that said petition do lie on the table.

Mr. Blair, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Internal Improvements, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 89,) entitled “An act to amend the 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 May, 1828,” reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-day. The Hese resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 595) to repeal a part of an act to reduce the duty on salt.

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The question recurred on the motion made by Mr. Huntington, that the further consideration of the question, Shall the said bill be rejected? be postponed until Friday, the 18th instant: whereupon,

Mr. Thompson, of Georgia, withdrew his opposition to the said bill.

The question then recurred on the motion that the said bill be read the second time;

And being put,
It passed in the affirmative.
The said bill was then read the second time;
And a motion was made by Mr. Williams, that the said bill do lie on the
table.

And the question being put,
It passed in the affirmative, Nay's

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Yeas

145,

41. 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, William Armstrong, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, John S. Barbour, Daniel L. Barringer, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Samuel P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Benjamin W. Crowninshield, Thomas Davenport, John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, Henry W. Dwight, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Chauncey Forward, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hawkins, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ibrie, jr., Ralph 1. Ingersoll, Jacob C. Isacks, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Humphrey H. Leavitty Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Rollin C. Mallary, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Ebenezer F. Norton, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, William Ramsey, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Thomas H. Siil, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian Č. Verplanck, George C. Washington, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Lewis Williams, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young: 145.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Alen, Willis Alston, William G. Angel, Robert W. Barnwell, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Campbell, Timothy Childs, Richard Coke, jr., Henry Daniel, Warren R. Davis, William Drayton, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll

, jr., Thomas F. Foster, Nathan Gaither, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Cave Johnson, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Henry C. Martindale, William McCoy, William

T. Nuckolls, Robert Potter, John Roane, James Strong, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezvant, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, Campbell P. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, and Richard H. Wilde.-41.

Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, moved the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, that the Clerk of the House of Representatives be directed to procure 216 copies of the debates of the State Conventions on the adoption of the Federal Constitution in 1787, one copy of which to be delivered to each member; and that the clerk be, also, directed to have preserved for each member an extra copy of the reports of Congress at each session, and to have the same bound in a strong, cheap, ordinary binding, to embrace the present session, and to continue in future.

The said resolution being read, it was

On motion of Mr. Cambreleng, referred to the Committee on the Library, to consider and report thereon.

The Speaker presented to the House a memorial of the corporation of the city of Washington, praying Congress to make provision for paving Penn. sylvania avenue, in said city, from the Capitol to the Executive offices; that the course of Tiber creek may be changed so as to cross said avenue in Second street west; that an appropriation may be made for lighting the lamps on Pennsylvania avenue; that the defects in the charter of said city, in relation to the collection of arrearage taxes, may be remedied; and that the charter may be amended so as to constitute some tribunal to which th mayor may be amenable for malconduct in office; which memorial was n ferred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. The House resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 17) entitled “ An

،، act authorizing the sale of a tract of land therein named."

The question recurred, Shall the said bill pass?
And being put,
It passed in the affirmative.

The House resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 588) entitled "An act for the sale of lands in the State of Illinois reserved for the use of salt springs on the Vermillion river, in that State.”

The question recurred, Shall the said bill pass?
And being put,
It passed in the affirmative.

An engrossed bill (No. 225) for the relief of Josiah H. Webb, was read the third time.

And on the question, Shall the bill pass?
It was decided in the negative.
Engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:
No. 214. An act for the relief of Benjamin Gibbs;
No. 215. An act for the relief of Phineas Sprague and others;

; No. 227. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas Gordon, deceased;

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