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Mr. Jones reported from the committee that they had presented to the President of the United States the following acts :

S. 486. An act to constitute Alton, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery.

S. 321. An act for the relief of Z. F. Johnson.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives agree to the report of the Committee of Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill (H. R. 220) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending 30th of June, 1853."

They also agree to the report of the Committee of Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill (H. R. 240) entitled “ An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1853. '

They also agree to the report of the Committee of Conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill (HI. R. 241) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending the 30th June, 1853."

The House of Representatives have passed a resolution for the suspension of the 17th joint rule, so far as relates to all bills passed before half past 10 o'clock this day.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed two enrolled bills and an enrolled resolution, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The President pro tempore signed the following enrolled bills and joint resolution :

S. R. 61. Resolution relating to the printing of Congress during the recess;

H. R. 273. An act making provision for the satisfaction of Virginia land warrants ;

H. R. 312. An act making further appropriations for light-houses, lightboats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes ; and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution submitted by Mr. Morton the 30th instant, directing a payment to the honorable David L. Yulee from the contingent fund ; and, After debate,

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

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (II. R. 233) granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the States of Arkansas and Missouri to aid in the construction of a rail. road from a point on the Mississippi opposite the mouth of the Ohio river vii Little Rock to the Texas boundary, near Fulton, in Arkansas, with branches to Fort Smith and the Mississippi river, reported it without amendment.

On motion by Mr. Borland, that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill last mentioned,

It was determined in the negative.

Mr. Fish reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled the following acts :

H. R. 196. An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th June, 1853, and for other purposes.

H. R. 220. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the 30th of June, 1853.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed two enrolled bills, (H. R. 196, 220,) I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The President pro tempore signed the two enrolled bills (H. R. 196, 220) last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

Mr. Jones reported from the committee that they had presented to the President of the United Stotes the two enrolled bills (H. R. 196, H. R. 220) last reported to have been examined; also the following enrolled bills and joint resolution:

H. R. 240. A bill making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the 30th June, 1853.

H. R. 273. An act making further provision for the satisfaction of Virginia military land warrants.

S. R. 61. Resolution relating to the printing of Congress during the recess.

A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. M. P. Fillmore, his secretary:

Mr. President: The President of the United States this day approved and signed the following acts :

S. 321. An act for the relief of Z. F. Johnson.

S. 486. An act to constitute Alton, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives agree to the amendment of the Senate to the resolution for the suspension of the 17th joint rule, so far as relates to the appropriation for the light-house and post road bills, also the bill to constitute Alton, in the State of Illinois, a port of entry.

A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. M. P. Fillmore, his secretary:

Mr. President: The President of the United States this day approved and signed a joint resolution (S. R. 61) relating to the printing of Congress during the recess.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives insist on their amendment to the bill (H. R. 321) for the relief of Margaret L. Worth, ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses, and have appointed Mr. Polk, Mr. I. G. Harris and Mr. Goodenow a committee on their part.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment to the said bill insisted on by the House of Representatives ; and,

Resolved, That they insist on their disagreement to the said amendment, and agree to the conference asked by the House of Representatives.

Ordered, That Mr. Stockton, Mr. Borland and Mr. Davis be the committee on their part.

Mr. Mallory reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled the following acts :

H. R. 314. An act establishing certain post roads. .

H. R. 240. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1853.

H. R. 241. An act making appropriations for the service of the post office department, during the fiscal year ending 30th of June, 1853.

A message froin the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President : The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed three enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The President pro tempore signed the three enrolled bills (H. R. 314, H. R. 240, H. R. 241) last reported to have been examined ; and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, reported from the committee that they had presented to the President of the United States the three enrolled bills (H. R. 240, 241, 314) last reported to have been examined.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Forney, their Clerk:

Mr. President : The President of the United States this day approved and signed the following acts :

H. R. 196. An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatie expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1853, and for other purposes.

H. R. 220. An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the 30th June, 1853.

H. R. 273. An act making further provision for the satisfaction of Virginia land warrants.

H. R. 312. An act making further appropriations for light-houses, lightboats, buoys, &c., and for providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes.

II. R. 314. An act establishing certain post roads. H. R. 241. An act making appropriations for the service of the post office department during the fiscal year ending the 30th day of June, 1853, and for other purposes.

H. R. 240. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the 30th of June, 1853.

On motion by Mr. Underwood, Resolved, That a committee be appointed to wait on the President of the United States and inform him that unless he may have any further communication to make, the Senate are ready to close their present session by an adjournment.

On motion, Ordered, That the committee be appointed by the President pro tempore ; and,

Mr. Underwood, Mr. Pratt and Mr. Bayard were appointed.

Mr. Underwood, from the committee appointed to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that, unless he may have any further communication to make, the Senate are ready to close their present session by an adjournment, reported that they had performed the duty assigned them, and that the President replied that he had no further communication to make.

Mr. Mangum submitted the following resolution ; which was considered by unanimous consent and agreed to:

Resolved, That the thanks of the Senate be given to the honorable William R. King, President of the Senate pro tempore, for the dignity, ability and impartiality with which he has discharged the duties of the chair

Whereupon,

The hour fixed by a resolution of the two houses for the adjournment of Congress having arrived, the President pro tempore declared the Senate to be adjourned sine die.

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