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LAWS, OF A PUBLIC NATURÉ, ENACTED DURING THE SESSION:
GALES & SEATON'S
Register of Debates in Congress.
TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS...SECOND SESSION:
FROM DECEMDEN 3, 1832, TO Mancu 3, 1833.
DEBATES IN THE SENATE.
LIST OF THE MEMBERS.
of the Senate. It would, therefore, be extremely inconMAINE-Jolin Holines, l'eleg Sprague.
venient for him to discharge the duties of the Chair, and NEW ITAMPSHIRE--Samuel Bell, Isaac H:II.
he requested that the kind partiality of his friends MASSACHUSETTS--Nathaniel Silsbee, Daniel Webster. should be waived on this occasion, and that they would RHODE ISLAND--Nehemialı R. Knight, Asher Robbins. make choice of some other Senator, as presiding oflicer. CONNECTICUT-Samuel A. Foot, Gideon Tomlinson.
The Senate then procecded to ballot for President pro VERMONT--Samuel Prentiss, lloratio Seymour.
tempore as follows. NEW YORK--Charles E. Dudley, Silas Wright, Jr. NEW JERSEY--Mahlon Dickerson, Theodore Freling
3 PENNSYLVANIA--George M. Dallas, William Wilkins. DELAWARE--John M. Clayton, Arnoll Naudain.
SMITH, MARYLAND-Ezekiel F. Chambers, Samuel Smith..
BELL, VIRGINIA--John Tyler, William C. Rives.
2 NORTH CAROLINA--Bedford Brown, Wilie P. Mangum.
There being no choice, the Senate proceeded to à seSOUTH CAROLINA--Stephen D. Miller, John c. cord ballot, which resulted as follows: Calhoun.
15 GEORGIA- George M. Troup, John Forsyth.
9 KENTUCKY-George M. Bibb, llenry Clay.
4 TENNESSEE--Hugh L. White, Felix Grundy.
3 OH10—Thomas Ewing, Benjamin Ruggles.
1 LOUISIANA—Josialı S. Johnston, George A. Waggaman. ballet the third time, which resulted as follows:
There still being no choice, the Senate procecded to INDIANA-- William Hendricks, John Tipton.
12 ALABAMA--William R. King, Gabriel Moore.
3 MISSOURI--Thomas II. Benton, Alexander Buckner.
1 A fourth ballot was then had with the following result: MI. WRITE,
15 Monday, DỊCEMBER 3, 1832.
2 At 12 o'clock, the Senate was called to order by the The Senate proceeded to a fifth ballot, which resulted Secretary, Mr. LOWRIE, (the VICE PRESIDENT being
as follows: absent, and the President pro tempore, Mr. TAZE- Mr. Wute,
17 WELL, having resigned his seat in the Senate,) and
14 thirty-two members appearing in their seats, and there
1 being a quorum, Mr. SMITII, of Maryland, moved to pro- The Ilon. Huon LWhite, of Tennessee, having receed to the election of President pro tempore, which was ceived a majority of all the votes, was declared duly agreed to.
elected President of the Senate, pro tempore, and being Mr. POINDEXTER said he understood it was the in-conducted to the chair by Mr. Tyler, of Virginia, retention of some of his friends to bestow their suffrages on turned his acknowledgments to the Senate, as follows: him for President sro tempore. Ile desired to state, in “ To the members of the Senate, I tender my sincere advance, that his duties as Senator of the people of Mis- acknowledgments for the distinguished honor conferred sissippi would require his particular attention on the floor l by their vote.