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Warren R. Davis, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, James Findlay, Chauncey Forward, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Jonathan Jennings, Cave Johnson, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, Dixon H. Lewis, Wilson Lumpkin, William McCoy, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Potter, John Roane, James Shields, James Standefer, John B. Sterigere, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.—49.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 560) making appropriations for the Indian Department for the year 1831; and the amendments reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the 17th instant, were read, and concurred in by the House.

A motion was made by Mr. Bates further to amend the said bill, by adding thereto the following, as an additional section, viz:

"Änd be it further enacted, That the annuities to the Indian nations or tribes shall be paid, hereafter, in the way and manner they have usually been paid since the grant thereof, or until the said nations or tribes, respectively, shall, in general council, otherwise direct."

And after debate on the said amendment,

The previous question was moved by Mr. Buchanan; 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 said bill be engrossed, and read a third time?

And passed in the affirmative.
Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-day.
The said bill, being engrossed, was then read the third time accordingly;
And on the question, Shall the bill pass?
It passed in the affirmative.

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

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of the following titles, viz:
No. 117. An act for the relief of William Delzell, of Ohio;
No. 118. An act for the relief of William D. Acken;
No. 119. An act for the relief of James Belger;

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. 145. An act making appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian treaties;

No. 168. An act for the relief of John Nicholson;

No. 22. An act for the relief of Beverly Chew, the heirs of William Emerson, deceased, and the heirs of Edwin Lorraine, deceased; in which bills I am directed to ask the eoncurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

An engrossed bill (No. 645) entitled “ An act to carry into effect certain Indian treaties,” was read the third time, and passed.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 585) making an appropriation for a custom-house in the city of New York; and the amendment reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House on the 25th instant, was read, and concurred in by the House.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 614) for the improvement of certain harbor's, and providing for surveys; and the first amendment reported thereto from the Committee of the Whole House on the 25th instant having been concurred in,

A motion was made by Mr. Lamar that the said bill do lie on the table; which motion was disagreed to by the House.

The residue of the amendments reported from the Committee of the Whole House were then concurred in;

And a motion was made by Mr. Lecompte further to amend said bill, by adding thereto the following item, viz:

"For removing certain obstructions in the Kentucky river at the mouth of Big Benson, twelve thousand dollars.

And after debate on the said amendment,

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

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

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

Messrs. John Anderson, William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Daniel L. Barringer, Isaac C. Bates, Thomas Beekman, John Blair, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, Samuel Butman, Timothy Childs, Thomas Chilton, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Robert Craig, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, William Creighton; jr., John Davis, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, William W. Ells. worth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, Innis Green, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Joseph G. Kendall, George G. Leiper, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maywell, William McCreery, Rufus McIntire, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Dutee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, Willia'ın Ramsey, Jan'es F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William B. Shepard, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, William Stanberry, James Standefer, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, Joseph Vance. John Varnum, Gulian C. Verplancky Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.--88.

And passed in the affirmative, {Nays

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91,

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Willis Alston, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Robert E. B. Baylor, James Blair, Abraham Bockee, John Broadhead, William Cahoon, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel P..Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay, James Clark, Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, David Crockett, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport, Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, William Drayton, Samuel W. Eager, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Joseph Fry, William F. Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan Harvey, Thomas Hinds, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hubbard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Leonard Jarvis, Jonathan Jennings, Richard M. Johnson, Cave Johnson, John Kincaid, Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent, Robert P. Letcher, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas Maxwell, William McCoy, George McDuffie, 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, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, Richard Spencer, John Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, John Thomson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Campbell P. White, Charles A. Wickliffe, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, and Joel Yancey.-80.

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

Yeas, And passed in the affirmative, Nays,

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

Messrs. John Anderson, William Armstrong, Benedict Arnold, John Bailey, Noyes Barber, Isaac C. Bates, Robert E. B. Baylor, Thomas Beekman, John Blair, Elias Brown, James Buchanan, Tristam Burges, William Cahoon, Thomas Chilton, James Clark, Lewis Condict, Richard M. Cooper, Richard Coulter, Henry B. Cowles, Joseph H. Crane, Thomas H. Crawford, David Crockett, Wm. Creighton, jr., John Davis, Harmar Denny, John D. Dickinson, Edward B. Dudley, Joseph Duncan, Samuel W. Eager, William W. Ellsworth, George Evans, Joshua Evans, Horace Everett, Isaac Finch, Chauncey Forward, John Gilmore, George Grennell, jr., Henry H. Gurley, Joseph Hawkins, Joseph Hemphill, James L. Hodges, Benjamin C. Howard, Thomas H. Hughes, Jonathan Hunt, Jabez W. Huntington, Thomas Irwin, William W. Irvin, Kensey Johns, jr., Richard M. Johnson, Joseph G. Kendall, John Kincaid, George G. Leiper, Robert P. Letcher, Henry C. Martindale, Lewis Maxwell, William McCreery, Charles F. Mercer, Daniel H. Miller, George E. Mitchell, Henry A. Muhlenberg, Du. tee J. Pearce, Isaac Pierson, William Ramsey, James F. Randolph, John Reed, Joseph Richardson, Robert S. Rose, William Russell, William B. Shepard, Thomas H. Sill, Ambrose Spencer, Richard Spencer, James Standefer, Philander Stephens, Henry R. Storrs, William L. Storrs, James Strong, Joel B. Sutherland, Samuel Swan, Benjamin Swift, John W. Taylor, John Test, John Thomson, Joseph Vance, John Varnum, Samuel F. Vinton, George C. Washington, Elisha Whittlesey, Edward D. White, Ephraim K. Wilson, and Ebenezer Young.--91.

Those who voted in the negative, are,

Messrs. Willis Alston, William G. Angel, William S. Archer, John S. Barbour, Robert W. Barnwell, Daniel L. Barringer, James Blair, Abraham

Bockee, John Broadhead, Churchill C. Cambreleng, John Campbell, Samuel
P. Carson, Thomas Chandler, Nathaniel H. Claiborne, Clement C. Clay,
Richard Coke, jr., Henry W. Conner, Jacob Crocheron, Thomas Davenport,
Warren R. Davis, Edmund Deberry, Robert Desha, Joseph Draper, Wil-
liam Drayton, Jonas Earll, jr., James Findlay, Joseph Fry, William F.
Gordon, Thomas H. Hall, Jehiel H. Halsey, Joseph Hammons, Jonathan
Harvey, Thomas Hinds, Cornelius Holland, Michael Hoffman, Henry Hub-
bard, Peter Ihrie, jr., Leonard Jarvis, Jonathan Jennings, Cave Johnson,
Perkins King, Henry G. Lamar, Pryor Lea, Joseph Lecompte, James Lent,
Dixon H. Lewis, George Loyall, Wilson Lumpkin, John Magee, Thomas
Maxwell, William McCoy, George McDuffie, Rufus McIntire, Walter H.
Overton, John M. Patton, Spencer Pettis, James K. Polk, Robert Pot-
ter, Abram Rencher, John Roane, Jonah Sanford, John Scott, Augustine
H. Shepperd, Samuel A. Smith, Jesse Speight, William Stanberry, John
Taliaferro, Wiley Thompson, James Trezvant, Starling Tucker, Gulian C.
Verplanck, Campbell P. White, Richard H. Wilde, Lewis Williams, and
Joel Yancey.--75.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-day.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of this House of the following titles, viz:

No. 588. 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;

No. 298. An act for the relief of citizens of Shawneetown;

No. 431. An act for the relief of William Clower; and th Senate have, also, passed bills of the following titles, and a joint resolution of the following title, viz:

No. 109. An act for the relief of Sophia Gardner;
No. 124. An act for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Noble, deceased;
No. 126. An act supplementary to the act to reduce the duty on salt;

No. 128. An act to extend the patent of John Adamson for a further period of fourteen years;

No. 131. An act concerning vessels employed in the whale fishery;
No. 135. An act for the relief of John Nicks;
No. 138. An act to repeal the act to establish the district of Blakely;

No. 144. An act confirming the claim of John B. Toulmin to a lot in the city of Mobile;

No. 158. An act to authorize the executor of Stephen Tippett to locate a tract of land in the State of Louisiana;

No. 160. An act for the relief of Peter Cleer, of Maryland;

No. 171. An act for the relief of the mother of Fitz Henry Babbitt, late a lieutenant in the Navy of the United States;

Resolution directing the Secretary of State to subscribe for seventy copies of Peters's condensed reports of decisions of the Supreme Court; in which bills and resolution I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

Engrossed bills of the following titles, viz:

No. 585. An act making an appropriation for a custom-house in the city of New York;

No. 614. An act for the improvement of certain harbors, and providing for surveys; were, severally, read the third time, and passed.

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

The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill (No. 513) to extend the act entitled “An act for further extending the powers of the judges of the superior court of the Territory of Arkansas, under the act of the 26th day of May, 1824, and for other purposes;” when it was

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

The said bill, being engrossed, was read the third time accordingly, and passed.

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

And then the House adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1831.

Mr. Drayton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, (No. 163,) entitled “ An act for the relief of the officers and soldiers at fort Delaware," made an adverse report thereon. The bill was then committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union,

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

No. 107. An act for the relief of Thomas Porter, of Indiana;
No. 298. An act for the relief of the citizens of Shawneetown;
No. 431. An act for the relief of William Clower;

No. 542. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to purchase an additional quantity of land for the fortifications at fort Washington, upon the river Potomac;

No. 588. An act for the sale of the lands in the State of Illinois reserved for the use of salt springs on the Vermillion river, in that State;

No. 80. An act for the relief of James Sprague; and found the same to be truly enrolled: when

The Speaker signed the said bills.

Mr. Leiper, from the Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department, made a report on the expenditures on account of contingencies of that Department for the year 1830; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Hoffman, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, laid before the House sundry documents relating to the pay and allowances of officers of the marine corps; which were laid on the table.

Mr. Hoffman, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made a report on the memorial of Captain Thomas Ap Catesby Jones; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Hoffman, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, made a report on the petition of John McKim; which was read, and laid on the table.

Mr. Duncan, from the Committee on the Public Lands, to which was referred memorials of the General Assemblies of States, and the memorials of officers of the army in the late war with Great Britain, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (No. 656) making grants of land to the disbanded officers and others, for services and sacrifices during the late war with Great Britain; which bill was read the first and second time, and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Archer, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to which was referred the message from the President of the United States of the 22d ultimo,

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