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Post Office Department, additional appropriation required to finish the

new Post Office building

statement of the amount appropriated, &c., for
the new building

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estimate of the amount required to pay dues

to contractors
respecting the failure of the mails

Powers, Stephen, and others, American consuls, memorial of, on sub-
ject of frauds in invoices
President Harrison, removal of the remains of, from Washington to
Ohio

letter of President Tyler to Mrs. Harrison, com-
municating resolutions of Congress expressive
of their sympathies in the death of her husband,
and her reply thereto -

statement of the funeral expenses of

President U. S., message at commencement of session, with documents
from the several Departments, viz:
State Department-

correspondence of Secretary of State and British Min-
ister on the subject of the imprisonment of McLeod,

p. 13

in relation to Sound duties levied by Denmark on vessels
passing through the Sound into and out of the Bal-
tic sea, p. 26

on the subject of the Germanic association of Customs'
Union established in Germany, p. 28

No.

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54

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55

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in relation to tax on property withdrawn by emigrants
from Germany, p. 31

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War Department—

report of Secretary of War, (Mr. Bell,) with accom-
panying documents, to wit: (p. 35)

report of Chief Engineer, (Colonel Totten,) on the state
of the fortifications, national defences, &c., p. 43
in relation to the transfer to the General Government
fortifications on Staten island, p. 46

memorandum in relation to the armories, deficit in
funds, &c., p. 52

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additional funds required for the Paymaster's Depart-
ment, pay, arrearages, &c., services of militia, Flor
ida war, p. 53

same for the Quartermaster's Department, growing
out of the Florida war, p. 54

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same for the Topographical Engineer Department, on
account of surveys, roads, rivers, and harbors, p. 54
report in relation to the improvement of Red river raft
and the repair of the Potomac bridge, p. 55
Navy Department

1

1

1

report of Secretary of the Navy, (Mr. Badger,) on the
condition of the navy, &c., p. 63

1

report in relation to the deficiency in the navy pen-
sion fund, to pay pensions, &c., p. 65

1

President U. S., message at commencement of session, with documents
from the several Departments, viz :

Post Office Department-

report of Postmaster General, (Mr. Granger,) on the
state of the finances, &c., of that Department, p. 66
President, Legislature of Rhode Island in favor of limiting term of
proceedings of meeting of citizens of Washington in relation
to riotous proceedings near the President's house
Prisoners, American citizens, Van Dieman's land

Q.

Quartermaster's Department, appropriations necessary to pay arrear-
ages, &c., Florida war, (documents with President's message, p. 54)

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Red river raft, report of Chief Engineer in relation to the improvement
of, (documents with President's message, p. 55)
Removals from office -
Revenue, various statements submitted by the Committee of Ways
and Means in connexion with a bill to raise revenue by
duties on imports. (See Duties.)

(See also statements accompanying annual report on Fi-
nance.)

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Riotous proceedings near the President's house, proceedings of meet-
ing of citizens of Washington city in relation to
Rhode Island, Legislature, in favor of limiting term of President Uni-
ted States, and in favor of discriminating duties
Rivers and roads, estimate of appropriation to cover arrearages, and
for the preservation, &c., of the same
explanatory of the above

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Rules and orders, report of committee amending the rules of the
House of Representatives. (See report No. 11, end of this volume.)
Rum, drawback on, memorial of citizens of Boston against reducing
debenture on

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Seizure of American vessels by British cruisers, under pretext of their
being engaged in the slave trade
Slave trade. (See preceding entry.)

34

Statue of Washington, finished, &c.

45

estimate of sum required for the payment of
freight, &c. -

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Steamship, Legislature of Louisiana, in favor of building one on the
waters of the Mississippi

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Stickney, Josiah, and others, against reducing debenture on rum
Stone-cutters, employed on public buildings, report of committee on
memorial of, praying for an appropriation for the continuance of the
works. (See report No. 9, end of this volume.)

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Sub-Treasury, report respecting manner of carrying into effect, list of
banks, used, expenses, and as to securities of Re-
ceivers-General

No.

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Legislature of Pennsylvania in favor of its repeal
repeal of, recommended by Mr. Ewing, Secretary of
the Treasury, and the establishment of a Fiscal
Agent, (see aunual report on the state of the Finance,
pp. 8 and 11)

Surveys, estimate of appropriation for arrearages

Survey of the delta of the Mississippi, estimate of appropriation for
of New Castle harbor

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T.

Tariff, Legislature of Alabama against a protective
same of New Hampshire same

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letter of Isaac K. Lippincott, as to the effect of the present tariff
on the manufacture of iron
Teackle, Littleton Dennis, on the subject of the currency, and a plan
of a National Bank

Transfer of appropriations in the Treasury Department
Treasury notes, statement showing the issue and redemption of
Treasury, independent. (See sub-Treasury.)

Treaty with Miami Indians, estimate of funds to carry into effect
Troops stationed at forts Gibson, Towson, Smith and Wayne,

U.

Unexpended balances of appropriations for fortifications in 1841

V.

Van Dieman's land, American citizens, prisoners in, information re
specting

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Veto, President returns the bill incorporating fiscal corporation, with
objections

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W.

War Department, report of Secretary Bell, accompanying President's
message, at commencement of session, page 35

[For documents accompanying the above, see
under head President's message.]

War Department, estimates of additional appropriations required in
1841, by that Department, for fortifications, ord-
nance, harbors, rivers, roads, and suppressing In-
dian hostilities

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Washington city, proceedings of meeting of citizens on subject of riotous
proceedings near the President's house

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report of committee in favor of making an appropri-
ation for the repair of Pennsylvania avenue. (See
report No. 9, end of this volume.)

Weights and measures, report of Mr. Hassler, stating that the ounce-
weights for the States are finished, &c.

Wheeling, Va., hospital at

Workmen employed on the public buildings, report of committee on
memorial of, asking appropriation to continue the works. (See re-
port No. 9, end of this volume.)

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1st Session.

Executive.

MESSAGE

FROM

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

то

THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS,

AT

THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIRST SESSION

THE TWENTY SEVENTH CONGRESS

JUNE 1, 1841.

Read and laid on the table, and 10,000 copies extra, with the accompanying documents, ordered to be printed.

WASHINGTON:

PRINTED BY GALES AND SEATON.

1841.

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