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of Tennessee, King, Miller, Morton, Pratt, Rusk, Spruance, Underwood, Upham.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Bright, Brodhead, Cass, Chase, Davis, Dodge of Wie. consin, Dodge of Iowa, Douglas, Downs, Felch, Fish, Geyer, Gwin, Hamlin, Jones of Iowa, McRae, Norris, Seward, Smith, Soulé, Stockton, Sumrer, Wade. On the question to concur in the report,

21 It was determined in the affirnative, Nays

On motion by Mr. Chase,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the senators present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Bright, Brodhead, Cass, Chase, Davis, Dodge of Wisconsin, Dodge of Iowa, Douglas, Downs, Felch, Gwin, Hamlin, Jones of Joway McRae, Norris, Seward, Smith, Soulé, Stockton, Sumner, Wade.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Badger, Bell, Borland, Butler, Clarke, Clemens, Dawson, Fish, Geyer, Hunter, Jones of Tennessee. King, Miller, Mortos, Pratt, Rusk, Spruance, Underwood, Upham.

So it was
Ordered, That the letter and enclosed communication be printed.

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on l'ublic Lands, to whom was referred the bill (S. 36) to authorize the State of Wisconsin to select the residue of the lands to which that State is entitled under the act of 8th August, 1846, to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, reported it with an amendment.

Mr. Atchison, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom * 9 referred the memorial of Johnson Lykens, reported thereon; and, in corcurrence therewith,

Ordered, That the committee be discharged from the further considere tion of the subject. Mr. Atchison, from the Comunittee on Indian Affairs, to whom

kas referred the memorial of Johnson K. Rogers, submitted a report, (No. 78) accompanied by a joint resolution (S. R. 19) for the relief of the heirs of Joseph Corderey.

The resolution was read, and passed to the second reading.
Ordered, That the report be printed.

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the petition of Noah Miller, submitted a report, (No. 79,) accompanied by a bill (S. 220) for the relief of the legal representatives of Noah Miller, o Lincolnville, in the State of Maine, and for the relief of other persons.

The bill was read, and passed to the second rearling.
Ordered, That the report be printed.

Mr. Douglas, froin the Committee on Territories, reported a bill (S. 221) for the benefit of the Territory of Minnesota; which was read, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the memorial of the mayor and members of the board of aldermen and board of common council of the city of Washington, reported a bill (S. 222) to extend the collection district of Georgetown to the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia; which was read, and passed to the second reading

Mr. Davis, from the Committee on Commerce, reported a bill (S. 223) to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by stean;" which was read, and passed to the second reading.

On motion by Mr. Davis, Ordered, That five hun«Ired additional copies of the said will be printed for the use of the Senate.

Mr. Badger, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of Martha L. Downes, submitted a report, (No. 80,) accompanied by a bill (S. 221) for her relief.

The bill was rear, and passeil to the second reading.
Ordered, That the report be printed.

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (S. 10) granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the States of Florida and Alabama in aid of the construction of a railroad from the waters of Pensacola bay, in Florida, to Montgomery, in the State of Alabama, and for other purposes, reported it with an amendment.

Vr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the petition of Robert T. Norris, submitted a report, (No. 81,) accompanied ty a bill (S. 225) for his relief.

The bill was read, and passed to the second reading. Ordered, That the report be printed. MIr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the petition of Lewis H. Bates and William Lucon, submitted a report, (No. 82) accompanied by a bill (S. 226) for their relief.

The bill was read, and passed to the second reading.
Ordered, That the report be printeil.

The bill (S. 165) extending like privileges to those conferred by the act entitled “ An act allowing drawback upon foreiyn merchandise exported in the original packages to Chihuahua and Santa Fé, in Mexico, and to the British North American provinces adjoining the United States," approved March 3, 1845, to foreign merchandise exported to Mexico by certain indicated routes, was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and, no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it be engrossed, and read a third time.
A message from the House of Representatives, hy Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President : The House of Representatives have passed a bill (H. R. 205) entitled "An act to regulate the mileage of the delegate from the Territory of Oregon;" in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 1) granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the State of Iowa in aid of the construction of certain railroads in said State; and, After debate,

On motion by Mr. Dawson, The Senate adjourned.

THIRSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1852.

T), prout pro tempore laid before the Senate a report of the Secmetary of the Interior, communicating or report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and the opinion of the Attorney General, in relation to the conflicting claims of Randolph Coyle, John Delafield, and the city of Cincinnati to the unsold parts of fractional section number eleven, in fractional township number four, of fractional range number one, in J.C. Sumues's purchase in the State of Ohio: which was read. ();:117:, Thut it be referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

On motiou by Mr. Hunter, Orderedl, Vat the President pro tempore ppoint an additional 20-mber on the Coumittee on Engrossed Bills; and,

Wr. Wade was appointer.

VI:. Nung in presented six memorials of man wears for taking the seveuih ceuriis in North Carolina, praving aclitioualempensation; which were referred to the Committee of Clans.

Mr. Bell presenten al incmorial of itssistant marsals for tahing the seventh census in the eastern district of Tennessee, playing abilinna! compensation ; which was referred to the Committee of i'lanias.

M. Badyer presented two memorials of a-sistant marshals for taking the seventi census in North Carolina, praying actional compensation; which were referred to the ('ommittee of Claius.

Mr. Badger presented it preanıble and resolutions of the legislature of Noril Carolina against ans chauge in the tariff' wbiel may protect or en courage the manufacturing or mining interests of the free States, or increase cho con mi products and forrigno contries to the southerre carener;

. Thai they be printeid. Mr. Badger presented a resolution of the legislature of North Carolines, in favor of the re-opening of the inlet it or near Vagiflrau, between the ocern and Albenarle sound.

Overed, That it be printed.

Mr. Baiger presented resolutions of the legislature of North Carolina, in favor of opening a communication between Beaufort harbor and the waters of Pamlico sound; also, it hydrographical survey of the water be tween Hamlico sound and Beaufort harbor, known ys ('ore sound.

Ohdered, That they be printed.

Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, presented a memorial of assistant marsbuds for taking the seventh census in the eastern district of Tennessee, praying additional compensation : which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

Mr. Bright presented three memorials of assistant marshals for taking the eventh census in Indiana, praying aclitional compensation; which were referred to the Committee of Claims.

Mr. Mason presented the petition of Margaret Staelds and Mary & Derrit, praying the intercession of the government in behalf of their husbands, who were transported to Van Dieman's land.

Onleril, That it lie on the table.
Nr. 115 cr prosent id : petition of sandy merchants of N-* Yuk,

praying the correction of errors in the practice of the warehouse laws; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Wade presented a nenorial of A. Raymond, an assistant marshal for taking the seventh census in Ohio, praying additional compensation ; shirh was referred to the Committee of Clains.

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, presented the memorial of Williamn Ilollinshead, praying compensation for reporting and preparing for publication the decisions of the supreme court of the Territory of Vinnesota ; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Ur. Downs presented a petition of the curate, president, and members of the board of trustees of the Cathedral of St. Louis, in the city of New Orleans, praying that certain marble altars and others articles, ordered in Europe for the use of that cathedral, may be entered free of duty; which was referred to the Comunittee on Finance,

Mr. Chase presented a memorial of the trustees of the Miami University, praving a donation of land for the benefit of that institution ; which was ficrred to the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. (hase presented three memorials of assistant marshals for taking the seventh census in Ohio, praying additional compensation : which were ppferred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion by Mr. l'pham, Ordered, That the petition of Samuel White, con the files of ihe Senate, home referred to the Committee on Pensions.

On motion by Mr. Shields, Ordered. That the memorial of Michiel Xasi, on the fils of the Scrate, Deferred to the committee of Claims.

On motion by Mr. Bright, Ordered, That the documents on the files of the Senate, relating to the 'nin Franklin llardin, be referred to the Committee of Clains.

On motion by Mr. Jones, of lowil, ordered, That William E. M Master have leave to withdrsy his memo

On motion lus Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, Flered, That the petition of James Higgiubotham, ou the files of tho Ranate, he referred to the Committee on Public Lanels.

On motion by Mr. Dodge, of lowa, Ordered, That the petition of John A. Butin, on the files of the Senate, be referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. Brodhead submitted the following resolution for consideration :

Rexolred, That the Secretary of the Navy be directed to communicate to the Senate, copies of the contracts under which the dry-docks, basins, and railways have been built, or are building, it kittery, Philadelphia, and Pensacola ; also, a copy of the contract for the construction of the dry-dock, without the basin and railway, at San Francisco, and it copy of the advertiment inviting proposals for said work; also, copies of all bids or proposals to construct said dry-docks, basins, and railways; also, to inform the Senate whether a board of officers has been appointed to select a site for a avy-yard or depot, or to locate the said dock in California; and if said board has made a report, to communicate a copy thereof.

Mr. Borland, from th, Comrittee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Frances E. Baden, reported a bill (S. 227) for her relief; which was read, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, who were instructed by a resolution of the Senate of the 17th instant, to inquire into the subject, reported a bill (S. 228) to prevent unnecessary delays in the discharge or the cargoes

of steamers. The bill was read, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of Richard Mackall, submitted a report, accompanied by a bill (S. 229) for his relief.

The bill was read, and passed to the second readiny.

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Clainus, to whom was referred the petition of R. D. Sewall, as executor of R. Sewall, deceased, submitted report, accompanied by a bill (S. 230) for the relief of the heirs and representatives of the late Robert Sewall.

The bill was reall, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Stockton, from the Committee on Naval Affair:, to whoin was l'eler red the memorial of Ursula E. Cobli, submitted a report, accompanied by bill (S. 231) for her relief.

The bill was read, and passed to the second reading.

Agreeably to notice, Vír. Bright asked and obtained leave to bring in : bill (S. 232) to amend an act entitled “ An act to create additional collection districts in the Territory of Oregon, and for other purposes;" which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, and, with the accompanying document, referred to the Committee on Territories.

Mr. Felch, agrecably to notice, asked and obtained leave to bring in a bill (S. 233) granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the State of Michigan, in trust for the Zilwaukie, Grand Traverse, and Mackinaw Plank-road Company, in aid of the construction of a plank-road from Zilwaukie, on the Saginaw river, to Grand Traverse bay, thence to the Straits of Mackinaw; which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

The bill (H. R. 205) to regulate the mileage of the delegate from the Territory of Oregon, was read the first and second times, by unanimons consent, and considered as in Committee of the Whole.

On motion by Mr. Mangum, Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom was referred the message of the President of the United States, of the 18th instant, reported a joint resolution (S. R. 20) extending the time of the commission under the convention with Brazil, which was read and passed to the second reading.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 1) granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the State of Iowa in aid of the construction of certain reads in said State; and, After debate,

On motion by Mr. Dawson, The Senate adjourned.

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