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TO THE FIRST S E S S I O N OF THE FIFT E E N T H CON GR E S S.

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To THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE FIRST SEssion OF THE FIFTEENTH CONGRESS.

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a memorial presented from the Legislature of, remonstrating against the extension of the limits of the State of Mississippi, read - - - another memorial from the same, praying to be invested with power to incorporate certain companies, referred to a select committee - - said committee discharged - - a bill from the House of Representatives concerning, read - - - - read a second time - - - - ordered to a third reading - - - read a third time, and passed - - Alien Duties, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to repay or remit certain, read - - - - - - read a second time - - - - ordered to a third reading - - read a third time, and passed Allen, Andrew, a letter . . ; a copy of the first Message of President Monroe, printed on gilt leather, read - - Allison, Rev. Burgess, notice of the election of, as Chaplain by the House of Representatives - - - - - - Amelia Island, a Message from the President on the subject of - - - - American Bible Society, Mr. Sanford presented the petition of the, referred - - the committee discharged - - - American Manufactures, Mr. Lacock presented the memorial of the Philadelphia Society for the promotion of, referred - Ames, David, and others, Mr. Ashmun presented the petition of, referred - - - Amory, Jonathan, and others, a bill from the House of Representatives for relief of,

read twice, and referred - - reported without amendment - - ordered to a third reading - -

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&c. - - - - - - amended, agreed to, and referred - a bill directing the manner of appointing, read - - - - - - read a second time - - - - ordered to a third reading - -

read a third time, and passed - - - returned from the House of Representatives with amendments - - - Senate disagreed, and asked a conference to which the House of Representatives assented, and managers were appointed report of the managers - - - the Senate disagreed to a part of the recommendation of the managers, and agreed to another part thereof.- - - the House of Representatives receded from the amendment disagreed to . - Mr. Campbell submitted a resolution relative to the salaries of - - -

agreed to, and referred - - - Mr. Williams submitted a resolution asking for the names of - - - - agreed to, and committee accordingly appointed - - - - - a Message from the President transmitting a list of - - - - - Aikman, Samuel, a bill from the House of Representatives for relief of, read - read a second time, and referred - reported with an amendment - -

ordered to a third reading as amended read a third time, and passed as amended Alabama Territory, a bill respecting the surveying and sale of public lands in, read read a second time - - - - ordered to a third reading - - read a third time, and passed - - 15th CoN. 1st SEss-A

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read a third time, and passed - - Anderson, John, a bill from the House of Representatives for relief of, read a first and second time, and referred - - reported without amendment - - referred to the Committee of Claims - another bill from the House of Representatives of the same title read twice, and referred to the same committee - reported without amendment - - a third reading negatived - - -

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Senate Proceedings and Debates.
Page. Page.
Annapolis, Mr. Goldsborough submitted a reso- Bankruptcies, Mr. Daggett submitted a resolu-
lution requesting the President to add, to tion on the subject of - - - - 27
the harbors named in the resolution con- amended, agreed to, and referre - - 33
cerning arsenal ports - - - - 300 Mr. D. also presented the memorial of the
the resolution was agreed to -. - - 307 Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, con-
Appropriations, a bill from the House of Repre- cerning - - - - - - 64
sentatives supplementary to the several a bill from the House of Representatives
acts making, for service of 1818, read twice 384 making provision for supplying vacancies
read a third time, and passed - - - 389 in the commissions of, read - - - 133
Armories, Mr. Wilson submitted a resolution of read a second time, and referred - - 134
inquiry as to the number of arms and ac- the committee discharged - - - - 231
coutrements manufactured at the several 160 | Barbour, Mr., speech of, on his resolution touch- -
agreed to, and a committee appointed - 163 ing internal improvement - - - 22
a Message from the President, with the re- on his resolution to present a sword to Col-
port of the Secretary of War in reply - 217 onel R. M. Johnson - - - - 302
Army, a bill from the House of Representatives on the Navigation bill - - - - 313
respecting the organization of the, read Bate, John, a bill from the House of Representa-
twice, and referred - - - - 345 tives for relief of, read - - - - .286
reported with amendments - - - 364 read a second time, and referred - - 291
ordered to a third reading, as amended - 380 reported without amendment - - - 294
read a third time, and passed - - - 587 read a third time, and passed - - - 298
Army Register, the Secretary of War sent Bath, a bill from the House of Representatives
copies of the, for the Senate - - - 78 establishing a port of entry at, read twice,
Arrearages, a bill from the House of Representa- and referred - - - - - - 370
tives making appropriation for the pay- reported without amendment - - - 376
ment of, read - - - - - 120 ordered to a third reading - - - - 382
read a second time, and referred - - 129 read a third time, by consent, and passed - 382
reported with amendments, and ordered to Bayly, Mountjoy, on motion of Mr. Tichenor,
a third reading - - - - - 137 authorized to employ an assistant, &c. . .11
read a third time, and passed as amended - 160 || Beaumarchais, a Message from the President,
Arrival of Mails, Mr. Storer submitted a resolu- with sundry papers, calling the attention
tion of inquiry as to the causes that pre- of the Senate, &c., to the claims of the
vent the due - - - - - 256 heirs of - - - - - - . 118
agreed to, and referred accordingly - - 258 referred to the Committee on Finance - 139
Arsenal Ports, Mr. King submitted a resolution said committee discharged - - - 161
requesting the President to cause to be papers referred to a select committee - 162
made surveys of certain harbors, for the the same discharged - - - - 388
purpose of fixing on two or more suitable Beck, Paul, and Thomas Sparks, Mr. Roberts pre-
stations for - - - - - - 268 sented the memorial of, referred - - 111
amended, and agreed to - - - - 270 the committee discharged - - - - 161
Ashmun, Eli, of Massachusetts, took his seat - 24 Belding, Godfrey H., Mr. Taylor presented the
Austin, Major Loring, and George R. Wells, a petition of, referred - - - - 164
bill from the House of Representatives for adverse report thereon - - - - 263
relief of, read a first and second time, and considered, and concurred in - - - 266
referred - - - - - - 343 || Belfast. (See Bath, in the bill for which it is
reported without amendment - - - 360 included.)
ordered to a third reading - " - - 377 || Bell, George, on motion of Mr. Sanford, the Com-
read a third time, and passed - - - 379 mittee on Pensions were instructed to
Authentication of acts, records, &c., of the re- inquire into the expediency of placing, on
spective States, Mr. Campbell submitted the list of pensions - - - - - 363
a resolution respecting the - - - 228 the committee discharged - - - - 387
agreed to, and referred to the Judiciary Bennett, Weaver, Mr. Burrill presented the
Committee - - - - - - 231 petition of, referred - - - - 32
a report of inexpediency - - - - 277 adverse report thereon - - - - 73
considered and concurred in - - - 286 considered, and concurred in - - - 243
Berry, Benjamin, a bill from the House of Rep-
B. resentatives for the relief of, read twice,
Bailey, David, Mr. Smith presented the memo- and referred - - - - - - 358
rial of, referred - - - - - 212 reported without amendment - - - 360
adverse report thereon - - - - 224 ordered to a third reading - - - - 377
considered and concurred in - - - 226 read a third time, and passed - - - 379
Baker, Stephen.—(See Miller, Thomas.) Bevan, Joseph, Mr.Troup presented the petition
Bank of the United States, a memorial of the of, referred - - - - - - 109
President, &c., of the, read, and referred 147 adverse report thereon - - - - 135
report thereon read, and recommitted - 347 considered, and concurred in - - - 137
a bill supplemental to the act to incorporate Biddle, Charles, Mr. Lacock presented the peti-
the, twice read - - - - - 352 tion of, referred - - - - - 220
ordered to a third reading- - - - 362 committee discharged, and petition referred
read a third time, and passed - - - 365 to the Committee of Claims - - - 230
Senate Proceedings and Debates.
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Birdsall, Benjamin, and William S. Foster, a bill Brown, John, Sr., Mr. Ruggles presented peti-
from the House of Representatives for the tion of, referred - - - - - 67
relief of, read - - - - - 349 adverse report thereon - - - - 83
read a second time, and referred - - 350 considered and concurred in - - - 90
reported without amendment - - - 382 | Brown, Major General Jacob, a bill from the
read a third time, and passed - - - 391 House of Representatives for relief of,
Bogert, John G., Mr. King presented the peti- read twice, and referred - - - 343
tion of, referred - - - - - 229 reported with amendments - - - 349
a bill for the relief of, read - - - 272 read a third time, and passed as amended - 360
read a second time - - - - - 278 || Brown, Frederick, a bill from the House of Rep-
ordered to a third reading - - - - 293 resentatives for the relief of, read - - 349
read a third time, and passed - - - 295 read a second time - - - - - 350
Boundary Line, a bill to establish the, between amended, and ordered to a third reading - 365
the State of Mississippi and Territory of indefinitely postponed - - - - 391
Alabama, read - - - - - 306 || Brunswick, Georgia, a bill concerning the district
read a second time - - - - - 309 of, read - - - - - - 116
Bounty to Fishing Wessels, a bill concerning the, read a second time - - - - - 120
read - - - - - - - 257 ordered to a third reading - - - 132
read a second time - - - - - 260 read a third time, and passed - - - 137
ordered to a third reading - - - - 279 | Bullen, Joseph, Mr. Williams, of Mississippi,
read a third time, and passed - - - 287 presented the petition of, referred - - 66
Bowie, Belinda, Mr. Sanford presented the peti- the committee discharged - - - 386
tion of, referred - - - - - 260 | Bunnell, Cata, Mr. Roberts presented the peti-
adverse report thereon - - - - 264 tion of, referred - - - - - 231
considered, and concurred in - - - 266 a bill for relief of, read - - - - 240
Brady, James, Mr. Lacock presented the peti- read a second time - - - - - 256
tion of, referred - - - - - 278 ordered to a third reading - - - 278
committee discharged - - - - 386 read a third time, and passed - - • 287
Brent, Daniel, and others, (clerks,) Mr. Eppes Burnett, Daniel, Gibson Clark, and the legal
presented the petition of, read - - 364 representatives of Hubert Rowell—a bill
(See Clerks.) from the House of Representatives for the
Brevet Officers, a bill to regulate the pay and relief of, read - - - - - 286
emoluments of, read - - - - 212 read a second time, and referred - - 292
read a second time - - - - - 214 reported with an amendment - - - 294
ordered to a third reading - - - - 227 ordered to a third reading - - - 299
reported without amendment - - - 239 read a third time, and passed as amended - 301
ordered to a third reading - - - - 274 || Burrill, Mr., remarks of, on his resolution con-
read a third time, and passed - - - 279 cerning the African slave trade - 74,76
Brevet Rank, Mr. Daggett submitted a resolu- speech of, in support of the same - ...; 95
tion to abolish - - - - - 164 Business, committees appointed under the 22d
amended, and referred to the Military Com- and 42d rules for conducting - - 11
mittee to inquire into the expediency of a resolution from the House of Representa:
abolishing - - - - - - 165 tives for a joint committee to consider and
Briggs, Isaac, Mr. Dickerson presented the me- report what ought to be attended to before .
morial of, referred - - - - - 115 adjournment, agreed to - - - 308
a bill for the relief of, read - - - 130 report of said committee - - - 340
read a second time - - - - - 13. Byington, Abraham, a bill, from the House of
ordered to a third reading - - - - 134 Representatives for relief of read - - 271
read a third time, and passed - - - 137 read a second time, and referred - - 273
returned from the House of Representatives reported without amendment - - - 286
with an amendment, non-concurred in - 367 ordered to a third reading - - - 295
Brobson, James, Mr. Van Dyke, presented the read a third time, and passed - - - 298
memorial of, referred - - - - 93 C.
adverse report thereon - - - - 174 || Campbell, George W., of Tennessee, took his
considered, and concurred in - - - 213 seat - - - , ,- - - - 20
Brooks, John, Mr. Ruggles presented the peti- remarks of, on the resolution respecting the
tion of, referred - - - - - 343 African slave trade - - -. - 76
adverse report thereon concurred in - - 362 a letter from, stating that he had resigned
Broutin, Narcissus, and others, a bill from the his seat in the Senate - - - - 385
House of Representatives for relief of, read 286 || Campbell, Samuel, and others, Mr. Sanford pre-
read a second time, and referred - - 292 sented the petition of referred - - .92
reported with amendments - - - 307 the committee discharged - - - - 161
ordered to a third reading - - - - 312 || Canans, Shubal, Mr. Ruggles presented the me-
read a third time, and passed as amended - 340 morial of referred - - - . . . 269
Brown, Samuel, Mr. Ruggles presented the peti- (See Dequindue, Louis and Antoine.)
tion of, referred - - - - - 62 || Cape Vincent, a bill from the House of Repre-
an adverse report thereon - - - 376 sentatives to establish a port of entry at,
considered and concurred in - - - 379 read twice and referred - - - - 343

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