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Tarr,

Mr. Herrick,

Mr. H. Nelson, Mr. Bal. Smith,
Hiester,
T. M. Nelson,

Southard,
Hogs,
Ogle,

Speed,
Hubbard,
Owen,

Strong
Hunter,
Patterson,

Tallmadge,
Ingham,

Porter,
Johnson, Va.
Quarles,

Tompkins,
Jones,
Rhea,

Tucker, S.C.
Kinsey,
Rich,

Tyler,
Little,
Ringgold,

Wallace,
W. Maclay,

Robertson, Lou. Wendover
W.P. Macklay,
Rogers,

Whiteside,
M'Coy,
Sampson,

Williams, N. Y.
Marchand,
Savage,

Wiliams, N.C.
Merrill,
Scudder,

Wilkin,
Moore,
Settle,

Wilson, Pen.

82 Mumford,

Shaw,
Murray,

Simkins,
Engrossed bills of the following titles, to wit:
An act for the relief of John Dillon.
An act for the relief of Jonas Harrison.
An act for the relief of a company of rangers.

An act for the relief of captain Henry Gist and captain Benjamin Johnson.

An act for the relief of volunteer mounted cavalry; and,

An act for the relief of Henry King; were severally read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the titles be as aforesaid, and that the Clerk carry the said bills to the Senate and ask their concurrence therein.

The House took up and proceeded to consider the bill from the Senate, entitled “ An act concerning navigation." And on the question, Shall it be read a third time?

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............... The yeas and nays being required by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are
Mr. Abbott,
Mr. Butler,

Mr. Desha,
Allen, Mass.
Campbell,

Drake,
Allen, Vt.
Clagett,

Earle,
Baldwin,
Colston,

Edwards,
Barbour, Va.
Comstock,

Floyd,
Barber, Ohio,
Crafts,

Folger,
Bassett,
Crawford,

Forney,
Bateman,
Cruger,

Forsyth,
Bennett,
Culbreth,

Gage,
Bloomfield,
Cushman,

Hale,
Boden,
Darlington,

Hall, Del

It passed in the affirmative, {Nay..........16.

Mr. Hasbrouck, Mr. Mumford,

Mr. Settle,
Hiester,
Murray,

Seybert,
Hitchcock,
Jer. Nelson,

Shaw,
Hogg,
H. Nelson,

Sherwood,
Holmes, Con.
T. M. Nelson,

Silsbee,
Hopkinson,
New,

Simkins,
Hubbard,
Ogden,

S. Smith,
Hunter,
Owen,

Bat. Smith,
Huntington,
Palmer,

Alex. Smyth,
Ingham,
Parrott,

J. S. Smith,
Irving, N. Y.
Patterson,

Southard,
Johnson, Ken.
Pawling,

Spencer,
Kinsey,
Pindall,

Strong,
Kirtland,
Pitkin,

Strother,
Lawyer,
Pleasants,

Tallmadge,
Lewis,
Poindexter,

Tarr,
Linn,
Porter,

Taylor,
Little,
Quarles,

Terry,
Livermore,
Reed,

Tompkins,
Lowndes,
Rhea,

Townsend,
W. Maclay,
Rich,

Tyler,
W. P. Maclay, Richards,

Upham,
M.Coy,
Ringgold,

Walker, Ken.
Marchand,
Robertson, Lou.

Wallace,
Mason, R.I.
Rogers,

Wendover,
Merrill,
Ruggles,

Whiteside,
Miller,
Sampson,

Whitman,
Moore,
Savage,

Williams, N.Y.
Morton,
Scudder,

Williams, N. C.
Moseley,
Sergeant

Wilkin,

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Those who voted in the negative, are
Mr. Adams,
Mr. Harrison,

Mr. Peter,
Austin,
Hendricks,

Rice,
Ellicott,
Herrick,

Stewart, N. C.
Ervin, S. C.
Holmes, Mass.

Wilson, Mass.

16 Garnett,

Johnson, Va.
Hall, N.C.

Mercer,
Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-day.
The said bill was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
And then the House adjourned.

MONDAY, April 13, 1818. Ordered, That Mr. Ball have leave of absence from the service of this House from to day, and Mr. Barbour, of Virginia, from Friday next, for the remainder of the session.

Mr. Sampson presented a petition of Rufus Lincoln, praying compensation for property lost in the revolutionary war and for his services as an officer in said war.

Ordered, That the said petition lie on the table.

The Speaker presented a petition of Edward Dean, praying for a pension.

Ordered, That the said petition be referred to the committee of the whole, to which is committed the bill concerning invalid pensioners.

Mr. Lowndes, from the committee of Ways and Means, to which were referred the bills from the Senate, entitled “An act for the relief of the president and directors of the Merchant's Bank of New Port in Rhode Island;" and "An act for the relief of Louis and Antoine Duquindue;" reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bills be committed to a committee of the whole, to-morrow.

Mr. Hugh Nelson, from the committee on the Judiciary, to which were referred the amendments proposed by the Senate, to the bill, entitled "An act to provide for the publication of the laws of the United States, and for other purposes," made a report; whereupon,

Resolved, That they concur in all the said amendments, except the two latter, to which they disagree.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Cutts, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill, entitled "An act to suspend, for a limited time, the sale or forfeiture of lands for failure in completing the payment thereon," in which they ask the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew,

The said bill was read the first and second time, and referred to the committee on the Public Lands.

Mr. Hugh Nelson, from the committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill from the Senate, entitled “An act in addition to an act to prohibit the introduction of slaves into any port or place withiu the jurisdiction of the United States, from and after the first day of January, in the year of our Lord, 1808, and to repeal certain parts of the same;" reported the said bill with two amendments, which were read and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the said bill lie on the table.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole, to which are committed the bill supplementary to an act regulating duties on imports and tonnage, passed the 27th April, 1816; the bill supplementary to an act, entitled “An act to regulate the collection of duties on imposts and tonnage, passed the ad day of March, 1799; and the bill providing for the deposite of wines and distilled spirits in pubJic warehouses, be discharged, and that the first mentioned bill be postponed indefinitely, and that the two latter lie on the table.

Mr. Bassett moved that the House do now proceed to consider

the unfavorable report of the committee on Pensions and Revolu. tionary Claims, on the petition of Richard G. Morris.

And the question being taken thereon,
It was determined in the negative.

Ordered, That the bill for the relief of James Mackay of the Missouri territory, be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a comunittee of the whole, on the bill from the Senate, entitled "An act for the relief of Isaac Briggs;" and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Bassett reported the same with an amendment which was read and concurred in by the House.

Ordered, That the said amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Louisiana and territory of Missouri; also, on the bill for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land offices in the district east of the island of New Orleans; the bill for the relief of Jonathan D. Essary and John Seybold; and on the bill from the Senate, entitled “An act for the relief of Michael Jones;" and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Smith, of Maryland, reported the second mentioned bill with amendments; and the two latter without amendment.

Ordered, That the bill supplementary to the several acts for the adjustment of land claims in the state of Louisiana, and territory of Missouri, lie on the table.

The amendments reported to the bill for adjusting the claims to land and establishing land offices in the district east of the island of New Orleans, were read and concurred in by the House; and the bill was then ordered to lie on the table.

Ordered, That the bill for the relief of Jonathan D. Essary and John Seybold, be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

Ordered, That the bill from the Senate, entitled “ An act for the relief of Michael Jones,” be also read a third time to-morrow.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Cutts, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of this House of the following titles, to wit: “An act for the relief of the legal representatives of George Pearson;" and "An act in addition to the act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and to repeal the acts therein mentioned,” with amendments to the latter; in which they ask the concurrence of this House. They have agreed to the conference asked by this House, upon the subject matter of the disagreeing vote of the two houses, on the amendment depending to the bill, entitled “An act to make valid certain acts of the justices of the peace of the District of Columbia.” And then he withdrew.

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The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill for the relief of Thomas Carr, and others; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Hugh Nelson reported that the committee had made some progress therein and asked leave to sit again.

The question was then taken, Shall the committee of the whole have leave to sit again on the said bill?

And determined in the negative.
Ordered, That the said bill lie on the table,

The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill from the Senate, entitled “An act in addition to an act giving pensions to the widows and orphans of persons slain in the public or private armed vessels of the United States;” and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Desha reported the said bill without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time to-morrow.

Ordered, That the last mentioned committee of the whole, be discharged from the consideration of the petition of Mrs. Arundel, and the resolution in behalf of Mrs. Lawrence; and that they lie on the table.

The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill for the relief of John B. Dabney; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. H. Nelson, reported the same without Amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time to-morrow.

The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill repealing so much of an act as allows pay and emoluments to brevet rank; and on the bill from the Senate, entitled “An act regulating the pay and emoluments of brevet rank; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Hugh Nelson reported the said bills without amendment.

Ordered, That the bill from the Senate be read a third time to-morrow; and that the bill of this House be postponed indefinitely.

The House resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill to increase the duties on iron in bars and bolts, iron in pigs, castings, nails, and alum; and to disallow the drawback of duties on the re-exportation of gun powder; and on the bill to increase the duties on certain manufactured articles imported into the United States; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Bassett reported that the committee had made some progress therein and directed him to ask leave to sit again.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole have leave to sit again on the said bills.

Mr. Speed from the joint committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did, on the 11th instant, present to the Presi

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