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Ordered, That the committee on Private Land Claims be discharged from a further consideration of the petition of Abraham P. Gibson, and that he have leave to withdraw the same.
Ordered, That the committee on the Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the bill from the Senate, entitled “ An act for the relief of Isaac Briggs," and that it be referred to the committee of Claims.
Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the Public Lands, to whom was referred the amendments proposed by the Senate, to the bill, entitled * An act making provision for the establishment of additional land offices in the territory of Missouri,” reported the same with amendments, which were read and agreed to by the House.
The question was then taken to concur in the said amendments as amended;
And passed in the affirmative,
On motion of Mr. Forsyth, The House proceeded to consider the resolution submitted by him yesterday, and the same being again read, was agreed to by the House.
On motion of Mr. Pindall, The House proceeded to consider the resolution submitted by Biim on the 26th ult. and the same being read was disagreed to by the Ilouse.
On motihat the committee the expediency to St. Louis in
Resolved, That the committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post route from Vincennes, in the state of Indiana, to St. Louis in the Missouri Territory; from Jackson, in the county of Cape Gerardeau, to Bette's Ferry, on the St. Francois river, in the same county; from St. Michael, in the county of St. Genevieve, to the town of St. Genevieve, by the way of Potosi, in Warlington county, to Franklin, in Howard county.
On motion of Mr. Rich, Resolved, That the committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post route from Hancock, through Warren and Waitsfield, to Wa. terbury or Montpelier, in the state of Vermont.
On motion of Mr. Barber, of Ohio, Resolved, That the committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of establishing a post road from Belpree, in Ohio, to the road from Chillicothe to Maysville, in Kentucky, to pass Cooley's Mills, Wilksville, the seat of justice in Jackson county, and Piketon.
The Speaker laid before the House, a letter from Albion K. Parris, communicating information that he has addressed a letter to the governor of Massachusetts, resigning his seat as a repre