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INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE.
ppropriation Bills, Senate recedes from its amendments to, except that relative to the Florida Land Commissioners, 620. debate on this amendment; Senate insists thereon, 620. ppropriations for Military Service, motion to amend by striking out additional allowance for surveys, &c. 548; negatived, 558. debate thereon, 548 to 554; 555 to 558. motion to postpone; debate thereon; negatived, 554, 555. bill amended and ordered to a third reading, 63
randt and Co.; petition to have duties refunded, 242. debate thereon, 242, 243. petition referred to the Committee on Finance, 243
oyle and M'Girth's mounted rangers, bill for the relief of; ordered to a third reading,625. bill passed and sent to H. of R. 633.
adets at West Point, debate on resolution to limit the number of, 136. laid on the table, 137. alhoun, J. C., resolution requesting the President to notify him of his being elected Vice President, 548 hesapeake and Delaware Canal, bill authorizing a subscription to the, 0.71. two additional sections proposed, 672. debate thereon, 672 to 678, negatived, 678. on the principle of the bill, 679 to 681. bill ordered to a third reading, 681. passed as amended, and returned, 686. hoctaws, letter from J. L. M’Donald relative to, laid on the table, 630. ircuit Courts. See Judiciary. laimants to lands in Missouri, &c., bill supplementary to an act relative to ; rejected, 637. olumbian College, debate on bill for the relief of 90 to 98; 230 bill postponed, 230. olumbia River. See Oregon. ommerce and Navigation of the U.S., report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the, 620, 621. ongress, opening of the 2d session of the 18th, 1. opper mines, debate on bill for treating with the Chippewa Indians relative to, 684 to 686. bill ordered to a third reading, 686. ordage. See Hemp. rimes against the United States, bill concerning, ordered to a third reading, 713. umberland Road, debate on bill for the extension of, 646 to 667, 671. bill ordered to a third reading, 671. read a third time and passed,686.
Ennis and Maddox, bill for the relief of ; ordered to a third reading, 144, 145.
Fortifications, amendments to bill making appropriation for, 630, 631, 632. bill ordered to a third reading, 633.
Hemp, debate on bill for allowing a drawback on cordage of foreign, 169,334, 341. bill rejected, 341.
3| Imprisonment for Debt, bill to abolish, 74.
amendments offered, 74, 126. bill ordered to a third reading, 126. read a third time, 162. motion to recommit; debate thereon; adopted, 163 bill again read, 224. debate on the principle of the bill, 224 to 230. bill rejected, 230. Indiana, resolution of the General Assembly of 671. Indian tribes, remarks on the bill for the preservation and civilization of, 639 to 645. bill ordered to a third reading, 645. passed and sent to H. R. 646. Infantry Tactics, resolution for printing, 683.
Journals of the Congress of the Confederation, resolution for subscribing to ; negatived, 624. Judiciary of the U. States, debate on bill for the amendment of the, 527 to 534. amendment providing for the transfer of suits, 533 motion to recommit, 534; negatived, 605. debate thereon, 535, 535, 603 to 605. motion to postpone indefinitely, 582; negatived, 589 debate thereon, 582 to 589. additional section proposed; negatived, 605. amendment providing that the additional judges shall not be justices of the Supreme Court, 605 • debate thereon, 605 to 616; negatived, 619. motion to recommit, 618; negatived, 619. motion to recommit, with instructions, 618, 619; withdrawn, 619. motion to postpone indefinitely; negatived, 691. amendment, reducing the number of additional judges to two, 620. bill recommitted, 620. proposed instructions to the committee on the, 623, 624 bill reported with amendments, 630.
Lafayette, General, resolution of the House concurred in for the reception of, 1. report of the joint committee on the mode for receiving, 2. report of the Senate on the same subject, 2. report from the Committee of Invitation, 3. his reception by the Senate, 3. bill making provision for, twice read, 12. debate on third reading of, 28te 33. bill passed and sent to House of Representatives, 33 bill from the House of Representatives, making provision for, passed, 56.
Lafayette bill, a Joint Committee appointed to announce its passage to, 90. address of committee to, 110, 111. his reply, 111.
Macomb, A. his estimate of the expenses of the Board of Internal Improvement for 1825, 551. Massachusetts and Maine, resolves of the Legislatures of, relative to disbursements during the war, 275. Message from the President of the United States as the commencement of the session. See. Appendic, 2 relative to his accounts. See President’s -decounts. on the subject of Piracy, 198, 199. transmitting reports of the Secretary of War and Board of Engineers for Internal Improvements,
on the Prevention of Contagious Diseases in the District of Columbia, 624. relative to the Massachusetts’ Claims, 637,638. concerning Wrecks on the coast of Florida, 695. Mexico, petition from Missouri on the intercourse with, 6 referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs, 7. its trade with the Valley of the Mississippi, o,
bill for marking out a road from Missouri to, reported, 341. debate on the passage of the bill, 342 to 348. motion to strike out second section, 356. debate thereon, 356 to 361; negatived, ib. bill ordered to a third reading, ib. * Military Service, appropriations for. See Appropriation. Missouri. See JMearico. Mobile, debate on bill for the improvement of 695, 696 Mounted Rangers. See Boyle and .41"Girth.
New England Mississippi Land Company, debate on the petition of the, 262,487.
Ogden, Thomas L. and others, bill for the relief of, laid on the table, 111. Oregon, bill for the occupation of the, amended and laid on the table, 684. debate resumed, 687 to 695–698 to 713. bill laid on the table, 713.
Peale's Portrait of Washington, debate on bill for the urchase of, 624, 625, 638, 639.
bill amended and ordered to third reading, 638,
passed and sent to the House of Representatives, ' 646 Pensacola, bill for establishing a Navy Yard at, amended and ordered to a third reading, 686. Pensioners, report from the Secretary of War relative to, 11. Piracy, call for information on, 34. report of the committee on, 158, 159. bill for the suppression of, 159 to 162. message relative to, 198, 199. bill read a third time, 275. debate on the principle of the bill, 275 to 284. bill taken up by sections, 277 to 283. motion to strike out the third section, 303. debate thereon, 303 to 318, 375 to 394,395 to 407 additional sections proposed, 318, 319 instances of enormity, 381, 382, 386, 387, 399, 721 conduct of the Inhabitants and Governor of Cuba, 386, 399 third section stricken out, 407. substitute offered restricting the transportation of specie in public vessels, 408.
debate thereon, 412 to 419; negatived, 419; re
newed and adopted, 463.
withdrawn, 412, renewed, 462, negatived, 463, other amendments, 412, 413, 417. motion to assist merchant vessels to arm, and to employ an armed steam boat, &c. 419. debate thereon, 419 to 420, 434 to 435, nego. tived, 435. motion to strike out the fourth section, 435: withdrawn, 461. motion to strike out several sections; “r”; l motion to strike out the second section; nega. tived, 462. bill reported as amended, 462. new sections offered; negatived, 462, 463. amendments of the House of Representatives concurred in,734. Post Office, bill to reduce into one the acts relative to: amended and ordered to a third reading, 635 President, committee appointed for the reception of the new, 713. report of the committee, 735. President’s Accounts, message relative to the, 162. motion to refer it to a Select Committee, 162. debate thereon; laid on the table, 162. President of the Senate, vote of thanks to the, 738. his reply, 738,739. Public Lands, resolution pledging them as a fund fored ucation and internal improvement; laid on the table, 42. to authorize banks indebted for, to pay in lands, 4 debate thereon, 42,43; laid on the table, 43. resolution appropriating them as a fund for the emancipation of slaves; laid on the table, 63: counter resolution, 696, 697.
Piracy bill, motion to recommit with instructions, 408,