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John Gilmore, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Jehiel H. Halsey, Charles E. Haynes, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Cornelius Holland, Benjamin c. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Peter Ihrie, jr., Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Adam King, George G. Leiper, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittenden Lyon, Henry C. Martindale, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Joseph Richardson, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, William B. Shepard, James Shields, Benedict I. Semmes, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Gulian Č. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-130.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, Robert Allen, James Blair, John Broadhead, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Michael Hoffman, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, Dixon H. Lewis, William McCoy, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Augustine H. Shepperd, William Stanberry, James Trezvant, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.-22.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 565) to provide for the appointment of commissioners to digest, prepare, and report to Congress, at the next session thereof, a code of statute law, civil and criminal, for the District of Columbia; and the said bill being amended, it was

Ordered, That it be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

Ordered, That the bill (No. 608) to extend the limits of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

Ordered, That the bill (No. 224) for improving the avenue leading from the capitol to the executive offices, do lie on the table.

The House proceeded to consider the bill (No. 407) making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes; and having amended the same, it was

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow. And then the House adjourned.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1831. Mr. Pettis, by leave, presented a memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, praying that provision may be made for constructing the Cumberland road to the city of Jefferson in that State, as also for the improvement of the navigation of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers; which memorial was laid on the table.

Mr. Pettis, also, by leave, presented a memorial of the General Assembly of the State of Missouri upon the subject of depredations of Indians on the inhabitants of that State, and praying that provision may be made for the protection of the frontiers of said State; which memorial was laid on the table.

Mr. Drayton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which was referred the message from the President of the United States, and a letter from the Secretary of War, upon the subject, reported a bill (No. 649) making an appropriation for the repairs of fort Delaware, and for ascertaining the legal title to the Pea Patch; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Young, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, made a report on the cae of Elizabeth Magruder, accompanied by a bill (No. 650) for her relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Sterigere, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported a bill (No. 651) authorizing the Register and Receiver of the St. Helena land district, in Louisiana, to receive evidence respecting the claim of Josiah Barker, assignee of Madame Hindson, to a tract of land therein mentioned; which bill was read the first and second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time to-morrow.

Mr. Wickliffe, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 28,) entitled “ An act for the relief of John Brahan and John Read," made a verbal report thereon, recommending that the said bill be rejected. Ordered, That the said bill do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Wickliffe, Ordered, That the Committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the consideration of the petitions of Evan and James Jones, and David McCaleb, and that they lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Cambreleng, Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce be discharged from the consideration of the petitions of inhabitants of Dorchester county, Maryland, for an additional collection district, and of inhabitants of Florida sor a port of entry at St. Andrew's bay; as, also, the subject of the establishment of a port of entry at Green bay, in Michigan; also, from the petitions of Theodure Stanwood and others, and S.C. Dunning; and that the said petitions, &c. do lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Harvey, Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce be discharged from the consideration of the petition of Samuel Gilbert, and that it lie on the table.

On motion of Mr. Davis, of South Carolina, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of William Elliot, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Everett, from the Committee on the Library, reported a bill (No. 652) making provision for a subscription to a compilation of congressional documents; which was read the first and second time: when

A motion was made by Mr. Lea that the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House; which motion being disagreed to by the House,

A motion was made by Mr. Lea that the said bill do lie on the table;

And the question being put thereon,

There appeared, Nays

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86.

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, Robert W. Barnwell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Thomas T. Bouldin, John Broadhead, Elias Brown, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Thomas H. Crawford, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Charles G. De Witt, Joseph Draper, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Thomas Hinds, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Thomas Irwin, Jacob C. Isacks, Leonard Jarvis, William Kennon, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Chittendon Lyon, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, William Russel, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, James Standefer, Philander Stephens, Benjamin Swift, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, John W. Weeks, Charles A. Wickliffe, and Joel Yancey.--86.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. William Armstrong, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, Mordecai Bartley, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, David Croekett, William Creighton, jr., John Davis, Edmund Deberry, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Eilsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Edward Everett, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph 1. Ingersoll, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, Robert P. Letcher, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, Joseph Richardson, William B. Shepard, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, Michael C. Sprigg, John B. Sterigere, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Stroog, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Test, Phineas L. Tracy, Joseph Vance, Gulian C. Verplanck, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell ́P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-86.

The House being equally divided, the Speaker voted with the yeas, and the question was decided in the affirmative.

And so the said bill was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Chilton, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of David Marston, and that it lie on the table.

Mr. Cambreleng, from the Committee on Commerce, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 9,) entitled “An act to establish ports of delivery at Port Pontchartrain and Delaware City,” reported the same with amendments; which were read, and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the said amendments be engrossed, and that the bill be read a third time to-morrow.

The House resumed the consideration of the motion of Mr. White, of New York, directing the printing of six thousand 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;

And after further debate, the hour allotted by the rules of the House for the consideration of reports and motions expired.

Engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:

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

No. 119. An act to amend the act entitled “ An act to reduce into one the several acts establishing and regulating the Post Office Department;"

No. 608. An act to extend the limits of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia; were, severally, read the third time, and passed.

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

The bill from the Senate, (No. 113,) entitled “An act to authorize the appointment of a subagent to the Winnebago Indians on Rock river," was read the third time, and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

An engrossed bill (No. 567) to provide for the appointment of commissioners to digest, prepare, and report to Congress, at the next session thereof, a code of statute law, civil and criminal, for the District of Columbia, was read the third time; And the question was put, Shall the bill pass? S

76,

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

Messrs. Robert Allen, William G. Angel, John Bailey, Daniel L. Barringer, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas T. Bouldin, Elias Brown, Samuel Butman, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Timothy Childs, Clement C. Clay, Nicholas D. Coleman, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, Harmar Denny, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Philip Doddridge, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Joseph Duncan, Jonas Earll, jr., George Evans, Joshua Evans, James Findlay, James Ford, Innis Green, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Michael Hoffman, Benjamin C. Howard, Jonathan Hunt, Peter Ihrie, jr., William W. Irvin, Jacob C. Isacks, Leonard Jarvis, Kensey Johns, jr., William Kennon, John Kincaid, Humphrey H. Leavitt, Robert P. Letcher, John Magee, Henry C. Martindale, Thomas Maxwell, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine H. Shepperd, James Shields, Benedict I, Semmes, Thomas H. Sill, Samuel A. Smith, Michael C. Sprigg, John B. Sterigere, Philander Stephens, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, John Taliaferro, John W. Taylor, John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplanck, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Campbell P. White, Edward D. White, Richard H. Wilde, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.-76.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Mark Alexander, John Anderson, William Armstrong, Noyes Barber, Robert W. Barnwell, Thomas Beekman, John Bell, James Blair, John Blair, Abraham Bockee, Ratliff Boon, John Broadhead, Tristam Burges, William Cahoon, John Campbell, Thomas Chandler, Thomas Chilton, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, James Clark, Richard Coke, jr., Lewis Condict, Henry W. Conner, Richard M. Cooper, Joseph H. Crane, William Creighton, jr., Jacob Crocheron, John Davis, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Edward B. Dudley, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Thomas F. Foster, Joseph Fry, Nathan Gaither, John Gilmore, William F. Gordon, Henry H. Gurley, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Charles E. Haynes, Henry Hubbard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jabez W. Huntington, Ralph I. Ingersoll, Thomas Irwin, Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, William T. Nuckolls, Walter H. Overton, John M. Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Abram Rencher, Joseph Richardson, John Roane, William Russel, William B. Shepard, Jesse Speight, Ambrose Spencer, James Standefer, William L. Storrs, Samuel Sıvan, Benjamin Swift, John Test, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, Phineas L. Tracy, James Trezyant, Starling Tucker, Joseph Vance, Samuel F. Vinion, John W. Weeks, Charles A. Wickliffe, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.-96.

And so the said bill was rejected.

An engrossed bill (No. 407) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the public buildings, and for other purposes," was read the third time; and the question was stated, Shall the bill pass? when

A motion was made by Mr. Blair that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee of the Whole House; which motion being disagreed to,

Mr. Blair moved that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee of the Whole House, with instructions to amend the same by striking out the following item:

- For compensation to Charles Bulfinch, late architect of the capitol, for his extra services in planning and superintending the building of the penitentiary at Washington, the jail in Alexandria, the additional buildings for the post office and patent office, and for allowance for returning with his family to Boston, eleven hundred dollars;"

And after debate thereon,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Wilde; and being demanded by a majority of the members present,

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

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