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Resolution requesting the President of the United States to recommend a day of public humiliation and prayer. It being a duty, peculiarly incumbent in a time of public calamity and war, humbly and devoutly to acknowledge our dependence on Almighty God, and to implore his aid and protection: Therefore, Resolved, &c., That a joint committee of both Houses wait on the President of the United States, and request that he recommend a day of public humiliation and prayer to be observed by the people of the United States, with religious solemnity, and the offering of fervent supplications to Almighty God for the safety and welfare of these States, his blessing on their arms, and the speedy restoration of peace.

H. CLAY, Speaker of the House of Representatives. WM. H. CRAWFORD, President of the Senate, pro tempore.

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TO THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TWELFTH CONGRESS.

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A. Additional Duties, a bill from the House of Representatives, imposing, read, &c. - - 202 read a second time, and referred - - 303 reported with amendments - - - 306 amendments of the Committee not agreed to, and bill read a third time, and passed 309 Additional Military Force, a bill to raise for a limited time an, read, &c. - - - 29 | read a second time - - - - - 30 ordered to a third reading - - - - * 84 read a third time, and passed - - - 85 returned from the House of Representatives with amendments, which were read, and ordered to be printed - - - - 95 some amendments agreed to, and others disagreed to - - - - - - 96 the House of Representatives agree with the Senate except in one amendment on which they insist, and the Senate receded from their disagreement - - - 97 a bill from the House of Representatives supplementary to the act of 1808 to raise an, read twice, and referred - - - 116 reported without amendment - - - 123 ordered to a third reading - - - - 124 read a third time, and passed - - - 125 a bill from the House of Representatives making appropriations for support of the, read twice, and referred - - - 117 reported without amendment - - - 118 amended, and ordered to a third reading - 120 read a third time, and passed as amended 121 a bill from the House of Representatives supplementary to the act to raise an, read 165 read a second time, and referred - - 166 reported with amendments - - - 167 ordered to a third reading as amended - 168 read a third time as amended, and passed - 169 a bill from the House of Representatives in addition to the act to raise an, read twice 191 read a third time, and passed - - - 193 Adjournment, Mr. Leib presented a joint resolution concerning, read - - - - 300 agreed to, and a committee on the subject appointed - - - - - - 302 the House of Representatives concur in the same - - - - - - - 303 resolution reported, fixing the 6th July for, read - - - - - - - 313 a joint resolution from the House of Representatives to the same effect, read - - 313 read a second time - - - - - 314 ordered to a third reading - - - - 315 read a third time, and concurred in - - 315

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appointment of a joint committee to wait on the President of the United States to inform him of the same - Affidavits and Bail, a bill from the House of Representatives providing for the more convenient taking of, read read a second time, and referred reported amended read a third time, as amended Aggressions of Belligerents, papers in relation to Alien Enemies, a bill from the House of Representatives supplemental to the act concerning, read twice, and referred reported amended, and so ordered to a third reading read a third time, and passed as amended: American Manufactures, Mr. Giles submitted a resolution to refer to a select committee so much of the President's Message as relates to, which was agreed to, and a committee appointed Anderson, Mr., speech of, on the bill to raise an additional military force remarks of, on joint resolution for a recess Appointment of Officers, &c., a Message from the President of the United States in relation to, referred Apportionment of Representatives, a bill from the House of Representatives for the, read twice amended, and ordered to a third reading read a third time, and passed as amended the House of Representatives disagree to the amendment, and ask a conference, which is granted report of the managers that they could not agree, and the Senate resolve to insist the House of Representatives receded Appropriations and Expenditures, Mr. Smith, of Maryland, submitted a resolution directing the Secretary of the Treasury to lay before the Senate a view of the, &c. agreed to - report of the Secretary, in obedience to the resolution, ordered to be printed Armies of the United States, a bill concerning the rules and articles for the government of the, read - - read a second time amended, and third reading refused Armstrong, John, a bill from the House of Representatives to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to suspend the payment of certain bills drawn by, read twice

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Senate Proceedings and Debates.
Armstrong, bill for relief of continued. Page. Page.
read a third time, and passed - - - 321 Beall, Colonel William Dent, a bill from the
correspondence in relation to the suspension House of Representatives for relief of,
of payment of bills drawn by - - - 2078 read - - - - - - - 252
Army, a bill from the House of Representatives read a second time - - - - - 257
making further provision for the - - 226 referred to a committee - - - - 259
read twice and referred - - - - 227 reported without amendment, and ordered
reported amended, and ordered to the third to a third reading : - - - - 263
reading - - - - - - - 236 read a third time, and passed - - - 265
read a third time, and passed as amended - 238 Benton, Captain Selah, a bill from the House of
returned from the House of Representatives Representatives for relief of - - - 119
with agreement to the amendments with read a second time, and referred - - 120
an amendment, which was concurred in - 317 reported without amendment - - • 122
a bill from the House of Representatives ordered to a third reading - - - - 123
for the more perfect organization of the - 303 read a third time, and passed - - : 124
a bill from the House of Representatives Berlin and Milan Decrees, Mr. Reed submitted
making further provision for the, read - 318 a resolution in relation to the - - - 103
referred and reported without amendment - 319 | amended, and agreed to - - - - 148
read a second and third time, and passed - 320 report of the Secretary of the Treasury in
Arsenals and Magazines, a report from the Sec- - obedience - - , ,- - - - 166
retary of War on the subject of - - 126 Bibb, George M., appointed Senator by the Le:
Artificers, a bill from the House of Representa- | gislature of Kentucky, was qualified and
tives for organizing a corps of - - 178 took his seat - -, ... - - - - 9
read twice, and referred - - - - 179 speech of, on the resolution for a recess of
reported amended - - - - - 192 ... Congress - - : ... - - - 215
ordered to a third reading as amended - 194 Bioren, John, and others, Mr. Leib presented a
read a third time, and passed as amended - 194 memorial of referred - - - - 98
the House of Representatives agree with a bill authorizing a subscription to an edi-
amendments, which were concurred in - 201 tion of the laws by, read - - - 114
Arts and Manufactures, a joint resolution from | read a second tline - - - - - 115
the House of Representatives relating to, indefinitely postponed - - - - 226
read twice, and referred - - ... 129 Blankets and Clothing, Mr. Lloyd submitted a
reported amended, and ordered to a third resolution of the Legislature of Massa-
reading - - - - - - 171 chusetts, offering to contract with the
read a third time, and passed as amended - 172 Government for the supply of, &c. - - 161
Associations for Maritime Security, a bill respect- | Boardman and Pope, and others, Mr. Lloyd pre-
ing, read - - - - - - 209 | sented a petition of, referred to a commit-
read a second time - - - - - 210 tee ... -, - - - - - - 105
ordered to a third reading - - - - 218 committee discharged - - - - 319
read a third time, and passed - - - 220 Bond, Lewis, and others, Mr. Worthington pre-
Austin, Moses, and John R. Jones, on motion of | sented a petition of referred - - - 86
Mr. Bradley the petition of, presented at | Books of the Library, a joint resolution from the
last session, was referred to a committee - 24 House of Representatives, granting to the
Judges of the Supreme Court the use of
B. the, read three times, by consent, and
Bank of the United States, a bill from the House concurred in - - - - - - 130
of Representatives to repeal the tenth sec- Boston, Mr. Lloyd presented the petition of five
tion of the act to incorporate the, read | hundred merchants of, referred, and or-
twice - - - - - - - 163 dered to be printed - - - . 223
amended, and ordered to a third reading - 173 report of inexpediency to grant - - - 226
read a third time, and passed - - - 175 subject postponed indefinitely - - - 235
Bank of Washington, Mr. Brent presented the Boundaries, a bill to authorize the President to
petition of the, praying an enlargement ascertain several, read twice - - - 163
of capital, referred - - - - - 185 amended, and ordered to a third reading - 182
bill authorizing the increase of capital, read 240 read a third time, and passed - - - 182
read a second time - -., - .2 - 241 returned from the House with amendments,
Barbary Powers, a bill from the House of Repre- and committed - - - - - 241
sentatives to continue in force for a fur- Bradley, Mr., remarks of, on the resolution for a
ther time the first section of the act to recess - - - - - - - 213
protect commerce and seamen against the, Breckenridge, Rev. John, election of, as Chaplain 19
read - - - - - - - 89 Brent, Richard, of Virginia, attended, and took
read a second time, and referred - - 92 his seat - - - - - - 11
reported without amendment, and ordered British American Continental Powers, a joint
to a third reading - - - - - 106 resolution from the House of Represent-
read a third time, and passed - - - 107 atives, authorizing the President of the
Bayard, James A., of Delaware, attended, and United States to issue a proclamation to
took his seat - - - - - - 25 the inhabitants of the - - - - 3:2
speech of, on his motion to postpone the dec- Brown, Thomas, Mr. Cutts presented the peti-
laration of war - - - - - 287 tion of, referred to the Secretary of State 226
Bayly, Mountjoy, election of, as Doorkeeper - 11 report of that officer read - - - - Sl

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