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to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington," passed 15th of May, 1820; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Doddridge, Ordered, That the Committee for the District of Columbia be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of William P. Bayly, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Everett, Ordered, That the Committee on the Library be discharged from the further consideration of the proposals of S. Converse, for publishing a stereotype edition of the laws of the United States, and that the said proposals be referred to the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the joint resolution directing a subscription for a stereotype edition of the laws of the United States, proposed to be published by Duff Green.

On motion of Mr. Everett, Ordered, That the Committee on the Library be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Moritz Fürst, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Everett, Ordered, That the Committee on the Library, to which was referred, on the 30th of December, a resolution proposing that certain reports made by the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures in the years 1802, 1803, and 1804, be printed for the use of the House, be discharged from the further consideration thereof, and that the said resolution do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Everett, Ordered, That the Committee on the Library be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of William Elliot, and that it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Everett, from the Committee on the Library, to which the subject was referred on the 5th instant, reported the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk of this House cause to have preserved for each member of the House an extra copy, in good binding, of all the documents printed by order of either House at each future session of Congress.

This resolution was read, and agreed to by the House.

Mr. Howard, from the Committee on Commerce, reported a bill (No. 614) for the improvement of certain harbors, and providing for surveys; which was read the first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Richardson, from the Joint Committce on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 509. An act to repeal the charges imposed on passports and clearances;

No. 515. An act authorizing the Secretary of State to issue a patent to John Powell; and found the same to be truly enrolled: when

The Speaker signed the said bills.

The House resumed the consideration of the resolution moved by Mr. White, of New York, on the 28th of January, for the printing of 3,000 additional copies of the report of the Committee on the Judiciary on the expediency of repealing the 25th section of the act to establish the judicial courts of the United States.

The question recurred on the amendment moved by Mr. Doddridge on the 7th instant, to strike out 3,000, and insert 6,000: when

Mr. White accepted the said amendment as a modification of his resolution.

And after further debate, the hour allotted by the rules for the consideration of reports and motions expired; and leave was given to introduce sundry resolutions, viz:

Mr. Wickliffe moved the following resolution; which was read, and laid on the table, viz:

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to communicate to this House the amount of each defalcation, and the names of the defaulters; the names and amount of each peculation upon the Treasury, or fraudulent use of the public money, by individuals in the employment of the Government; and the names of the person or persons concerned therein; the instances in which the public money has been misapplied, or diverted from the objects for which it was appropriated by Congress; and, also, the amount of improper allowances to officers, agents, or others in the public employment, made by any of the departments of the Government, the amount thereof, to whom allowed, since the 3d day of March, 1825.

On motion of Mr. Test, Resolved, That the Committee on Military Pensions be instructed to inquire into the expediency of placing the name of William Ricketts, of Indiana, on the pension roll.

On motion of Mr. Spencer, of New York, Resolved, That the estimate for the completion of certain improvements to the harbor of Dunkirk, in the State of New York, be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Mr. Ingersoll mored the following resolution; which was read, and laid on the table, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of War be directed to communicate to this House the report of the engineer appointed to examine the route of the Farmington, and Hampden and Hampshire canals.

On motion of Mr. Duncan, Resolved, That the Committee of Claims be instructed to inquire into the expediency of paying Joseph Thomas for a gun lost in the service of the United States.

On motion of Mr. Duncan, Resolved, That a communication from Joseph L. Brackett, of Illinois, on the culture of hemp, be referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

The bill from the Senate, (No. 142,) entitled “ An act respecting the jurisdiction of certain district courts, was read the first and second time, and ordered to be read a third time to-morrow.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill from the Senate, (No. 68,) entitled “ An act to alter and amend an act to set apart and dispose of certain lands for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vino and olive;" when it was

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-day,
The said bill was, accordingly, read the third time, and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

An engrossed bill (No. 607) entitled “An act granting a pension to Samuel Patton, a revolutionary soldier," was read the third time, and passed.

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

The amendment of the Senate to the bill (No. 481) entitled “ An act to provide hereafter for the payment of six thousand dollars annually to the Seneca tribe of Indians, and for other purposes," was read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill from the Senate, (No. 79,) entitled “ An act for the relief of William Burris, of Mississippi;" and the amendment reported thereto from the Committee on Private Land Claims was read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-morrow.

The House resumed the consideration of 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.

The fourth and last of the said amendments was then read, amended, and, as amended, agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the amendment to the said fourth amendment.

On motion of Mr. Spencer, of New York, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House to which is committed the bill (No. 345) for promoting the growth and manufacture of silk, be discharged from the consideration thereof, and that said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Monday next.

The House resumed the consideration of the bill (No. 528) making appropriations for the support of Government for the year 1931.

The question recurred on the amendment moved by Mr. Stanberry on the 12th January, and as modified yesterday: when

A motion was made by Mr. Huntington to amend the said amendment, by striking out from the word “time” to the end thereof, and inserting the following, viz:“Shall be deducted in computing the salary or yearly compensation of any minister, during which he shall have absented himself from the country, by the Government of which he shall have been received, for objects not connected with the public service, and in pursuance of permission so to absent himself, given previous to the commencement of his mission, and in anticipation that such absence would be necessary”-SO as to make said amendment read,

Provided, That the time shall be deducted in computing the salary or yearly compensation of any minister, during which he shall have absented himself from the country, by the Government of which he shall have been received, for objects not connected with the public service, and in pursuance of permission so to absent himself, given previous to the commencement of his mission, and in anticipation that such absence would be necessary.”

And after debate,

The previous question was called for by Mr. Tucker; 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, Nays, Yeas,

111,

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

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Willis Alston, John Anderson, William Armstrong, Daniel L. Barringer, Robert E. B. Baylor, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broad

head, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Nicholas D. Coleman, Henry W. Conner, Robert Craig, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., Joshua Evans, James Findlay, James Ford, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Joseph Hemphill, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., William W. Irvin, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Alem Marr, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Max. well, William McCreery, William McCoy, Rufus McIntire, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, Abram Rencher, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, James Standefer, Philander Stephens, Joel B. Sutherland, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Campbell P. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Joel Yancey.-111.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. William G. Angel, William S. Archer, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Robert W. Barnwell, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, David Crockett, Wil. liam Creighton, jr., Benjamin W. Crowninshield, William Drayton, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Thomas F. Foster, George Grennell, jr. Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, James L. Hodges, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, Leonard Jarvis, Ken. sey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Robert P. Letcher, Henry C. Martindale, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, John Reed, Robert S. Rose, Benedict 1. Semmes, William Stanberry, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Lewis Williams, and Ebenezer Young.–70.

The said main question was then put, viz: Shall the bill be engrossed, and read a third time?

And passed in the affirmative,
Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time forthwith."

The said bill was accordingly read a third time: when : A motion was made by Mr. Bates that it be recommitted to the Committee of Ways and Means, with instructions;

And pending the question on this motion,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Sterigere; 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 pass?
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158,

3. 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, John Anderson, William G. Angel, William Armstrong, Noyes Barber, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Raul if Boon, Peter I. Borst, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Came p

ell, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark Richard Coke, jr., Nicholas D. Coleman, Lewis Condict, Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, Henry Daniel, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, Robert Desha, Philip Doddridge, Clement Dorsey, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Joseph Duncan, Henry W. Dwight, Jonas Earll, jr., William W. Ellsworth, Joshua Evans, James Findlay, Isaac Finch, James Ford, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Innis Green, Thow.as H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Joseph Hemphill

, Thomas Hinds, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Jonathan Jennings, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, William Kennon, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, John Magee, Alem Marr, William D. Martin, Thomas Maxwell, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Robert Monell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Spencer Pettis, Isaac Pierson, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, William Ramsey, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, William B. Shepard, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Gulian C. Verplanck, James M. Wayne, John W. Weeks, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, Joel Yancey, and Ebenezer Young.-158.

Those who voted in the negative, are,
Messrs. Isaac C. Bates, Henry C. Martindale, and Lewis Williams.- 3.

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