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Glaubeck, Baron de, a report on his petition, 699;
the expedition against those northwest of
the Ohio, 1846.
jailers in the several States to receive and
safely keep all prisoners committed under
the laws of the United States; passed.
, a petition from his widow, Judiciary, a bill from the Senate to establish the ju-
dicial courts of the United States, read a
second time and committed, 685; taken up,
812; ordered to be engrossed, 927; passed,
a bill presented for allowing certain compen,
sation to the judges of the Supreme and
other courts, 929; taken up, 933; passed,
a bill from the Senate was received to regu-
late processes in the courts of the United
States, 937; amended and passed, 949.
turers of, in the State of New York, pray-
shals in the several States, provided the
States shall not make provision for prison-
ers of the United States, to provide tempo-
rary houses for the purpose, 2030.
posing certain amendments to the judiciary
a bill to continue in force the act regulating
processes in the federal courts, 2013; billi
(see clerks, marshals, and jurors.)
Kentucky, a bill from the Senate erecting the dis-
1910; taken up and passed, 1934.
a bill for regulating her number of Represen-
tatives, 2015; bill passed, 2018.
Wabash Indians, 927.
Lands, western, resolutions introduced respecting the
disposal of them, 427; a report made on the
subject and committed, 471; taken up, 646;
agreed to, 691, and a bill ordered to be
brought in, 692; bill reported, 700; passed.
the establishment of, 643; taken up, 668;
ordered to be engrossed, 685.
Lothbiniere, Marquis de Chartier, his memorial
claiming two manors at the head of Lake
Champlain, 908; rejected, 922.
sury on a system for disposing of the public
lands, 1743; ordered to lie on the table.
1390; passed, 1602.
not acted upon.
Library of Congress, a committee appointed to re- | Mint, the Secretary of the Treasury directed to pre-
pare a plan for the establishment of a Na.
tional Mint, 1582.
Secretary of the Treasury's report on the
subject in the appendix.
State, on his proposition for supplying the
United States with a copper coinage, 1582;
ordered to lie on the table.
Morris, Robert, his memorial as Superintendent of
Finance, 1168, and the appendix.
President to appoint three commissioners to
adjust the accounts of the Superintendent
of Finance, 1233; report of the committee
read and laid on the table, 1466, a commit.
tee appointed to inquire into his receipts
and expenditures of public moneys, 1514;
a report made, 2017.
Philadelphia, for additional duty on that
article, 1583; referred.
continue in force an act declaring the as-
sent of Congress to certain acts of Mary-
land, Georgia and Rhode Island, 1847; a
bill reported, 1851; bill passed, 1860.
a bill declaring assent to an act of that Legis-
lature, 1921; ordered to be engrossed and
galleries ordered to be cleared, 1886.
, a bill making compensation Militia, a committee appointed to bring in a bill more
effectually to provide for the national de-
fence, by establishing a uniform militia,
1837; a bill reported, 1847; considered,
1851; laid on the table, 1874; recommitted,
1875; an amendatory bill reported, 1888.
Secretary of War's report on do.--See the
Mint, a report of the Secretary of the Treasury on
its establishment, 1934--for the report, see
the Senate passed a resolution in favor of es-
tablishing a Mint, and authorized the Presi-
dent to carry the resolution into effect,
2027; concurred with.
New Jersey elections contested, 425; report on the
and the seats of the sitting members con:
a petition in favor of Perth Amboy as the
permanent seat of Government, 826.
Naturalization, a bill establishing a uniform rule of,
taken up and discussed, 1147; committed
to a select committee, 1164; amendatory
dered to be engrossed, 1459; bill passed,
praying to be allowed half pay, &c., 1527;
report thereon, 1623; report taken up and
Newburyport, a memorial from sundry merchants Petitions referred to the heads of departments to be
reported upon at the next session, 950.
Post office, a bill received from the Senate for the
temporary establishment of, 927; passed,
928; report of the Postmaster General-
See the appendix.
to be observed on his arrival, 149.
resolution proposing to fix his salary, 242.
further consideration, 425.
select committee; committee reported, 433;
report ordered to lie on the table.
his reply to ditto, 302.
and Vice-President, reported, 691; ordered
to be engrossed, 692; bill passed, 701.
his message respecting the troops on the fron-
his message announcing the death of the
Dauphin of France, 963.
Pennsylvania, 822; referred, and subject
postponed till next session, 924.
Pennsylvania, her ratification of all the amendments
of the constitution proposed by Congress,
except the first and second, 1500.
payment of them, 1711; passed, 1714.
the Secretary of the Treasury directed to re-
port to the next session the means of dis-
charging the arrearages due to the invalid
pensioners, their widows, &c., 1761.
, report of, 114—See appendix
a bill for regulating it presented, 1355; re-
committed; an amendatory bill reported,
1689; bill passed, 1699; the bill lost by the
Senate's insisting on an amendment, which
the House disagreed to, 1755.
a bill to continue in force the act for the tem.
porary establishment of the post-office, and
President's message delivered, 1077.
reply to the address of the House, 1092.
message, the subjects of it referred to sereral
message, with the plan of General Knox for a
general arrangement of the militia, 1113—
See uppendix also.
message communicating the act of Rhode
Island for calling a convention, and pray-
ing for a further suspension of the impost
and tonnage act in relation to that state,
message on the subject of the Southwestern
message on Irdian hostilities committed in
President, Vice-President, Senators, and members,
a committee formed to decide when their
terms of service commenced, 1603; report
on the subject, 1623; considered, 1636;
agreed to, 1638.
Public debi-See Secretary of the Treasury's report.
Rhode Island, a bill to give effect to the judiciary of
the United States in Rhode Island, reported
1688; passed, 1689.
census act extended to Rhode Island, 1689;
bill passed, 1711.
ratified certain amendments to the constitu.
dry officers of the navy, against the peti-
tioners, agreed to, 1915.
and orphan children of officers in the war,
2025; bill passed, 2026.
alteration ought to be made in the act im-
posing duties on imports, &c., in respect to
the Rix dollar, 2013; a bill reported, 2022,
bill passed, 2027.
Science and useful arts, a bill to promote the pro-
gress of, introduced, 608.
offer from Maryland and New Jersey, 371,
permanent seat of, 816; taken up and dis-
cussed; subject resumed, 867; agreed to,
the votes for a president, &c., shall be a bill reported to establish the seat of Govern-
ment of the United States, 927; taken up,
929; passed, 946; postponed by the Senate;
ing of the votes of the electors for the
President and Vice-President of the United
Sergeant-at-arms elected--See Wheaton, Joseph.
tested; Ramsey's petition, 149; seat con.
to her the choice of delegates, 437.
Salem, a petition from sundry inhabitants of, com-
plaining of a construction given to the
coasting law, 1168; laid on the table,
chase a tract of western territory, 1446; re-
ferred to the Secretary of the Treasury.
ment of, 1603; bill passed, 1710.
ing the temporary and permanent seat of
Government, 1715; taken up and discussed,
1716; bill passed, 1737.
5th section of the above bill, rejected, 1761.
appendix report laken up, 1131.
on Saddler's case, 1103.
Secretary of the Treasury's estimate of extraordinary and ordered to be engrossed and then services for the current year, 1446.
passed, 685. called upon to ascertain the resources that Titles, a report from the Senate on the subject of may be applied to the payment of the State
titles, 20C; House resolves not to agree to debts, 1446; motion agreed to, 1456.
adopt any titles; the Senate propose a con. his report on the above subject, 1464, and
ference on the subject, 306. appendix; report considered and sundry Tonnage of vessels–See duties.' resolutions adopted, 1599.
Treasury, a bill reported for establishing the depart. resolutions adopted, 1598, and a bill ordered
ment of, 436; passed, 643. to be brought in.
Troops of the United States, a bill presented to rehis report on public lands–See lands.
cognize and adapt to the constitution, the reported additional appropriations to be ne
establishment of the troops, 929; ordered cessary for support of Government, 1762;
to be engrossed, 946; passed, 947. bill introduced and passed, 1764. Ships or vessels, a bill for regulating those employed
Second Session. in the coasting trade and fisheries, present
ed, 1743; postponed till next session, 1755. Tobacco and snuff, a petition from the manufacturers Slave trade, a petition from the Society of Friends
of, in Baltimore, for additional duty thereon, in Philadelphia and New York, on the sub
1583. ject, 1224; debated and committed. Tonnage on foreign shipping, report of a committee a petition from B. Franklin, President of the
on the petition of the merchants at Ports. Pennsylvania Abolition Society on the same
mouth, N. H., discussed, 1610; agreed to subject, 1240; debated and committed.
and bill reported, 1635; passed, 1704. report of the committee on the subject, 1465; Tonnage, a bill for raising on the tonnage of vessels report taken up and discussed, 1466; dis
entering the Patapsco, Savannah, and Procussion resumed, 1500; reports in relation
vidence, was passed, 1759. to it ordered to be entered on the journal, Treasurer, his expenditures and disbursements, 1141. 1523.
Treasury, a report from the Secretary of, on tonnage Soldiers and seamen, a bill for the relief of disabled
duties, &c., 1619. soldiers and seamen, 1741; ordered to be Treaties, a resolution proposed directing all treaties engrossed, 1755, and passed.
to be published with the laws of the United Southern frontier and Indian affairs, a report on
States, 1677; agreed to, 1685.
Third Session. with closed doors. Spirits, distilled, a bill to repeal the duties on dis- Treasury, a letter from the Secretary of, with his retilled spirits imported, and laying others in
port of a further provision for the establishtheir stead, &c., committed, 1605; taken
ment of public credit, 1844; the report up, 1689; resumed, 1694; bill rejected,
taken up, agreed to, and a committee ap1700.
pointed to report a bill, 1876—See debt. State Department, a resolution proposed directing
a report from the Secretary concerning cer. the Secretary of State to report whether it
tificates issued subsequent to January, 1790; be expedient that the foreign and domestic
laid on the table, 2023. branches of the department should be kept
another report on the loan of three millions of distinct, 1547; proposition rejected, 1557.
florins in Holland, 2023. Steuben, Baron, report on his claim committed,
department, a bill supplementary to the act 1572; report agreed to, and a bill ordered
establishing the Treasury Department, 2020; to be brought in, 1584; bill presented,
bill passed, 2023. 1602; discussed, 1606; passed, 1610. Stirling, General, a report of the Secretary of War
Second Session. on his claim was agreed to, and a bill or- Unfinished business of last session taken up, 1082, dered for the relief of his widow, 1758;
1110. passed, 1761.
Useful arts, a bill to promote the progress of, reSurveyor General, a bill providing for the appoint
ported, 1284; bill considered, 1463; orderment of a surveyor general, 1761.
ed to be engrossed, 1464; bill passed, 1470. Third Session.
Third Session. Seat of Government, a bill from the Senate, to amend Useful arts, a bill to amend an act to promote the the act to establish the seat of Government,
progress of, passed at the last session, 1988. 2024; bill passed, 2025. Ships or vessels, a bill to ascertain how far the own. v.
Vessels, a bill for registering and clearing vessels, Southern frontier, a message from the President on
ascertaining their tonnage, &c., introduced, the prospect of hostility in that quarter,
696; ordered to be engrossed, 700; bill 1933.
a bill to explain and amend the above bill T. First Session.
presented and passed, 947.
Virginia, an application from the Legislature of, 258. Territory northwest of the Ohio, a bill for the go- offer of to the government of territory for vernment of, introduced, 667; considered
the seat of Government, 358.