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Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office to remit the instalments due on certain lots in Shawneetown, in the state of Illinois."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill granting to the governor of the state of Louisiana, for the time being, and his successors in office, two tracts of land in the county of Point Coupie, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time; and,

On the question, “ Shall this bill pass?"
It was determined in the airmativo,
It was determined in the affirmative. [ Yeas • • • • 34,

Navs .. 7.
. On motion, by Mr. Lanman,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barton, Mr. Johnson, of Ken. Mr. Ruggles,
Benton,

Johnson, of Lou. Seymour,
Brown, of Lou. King, of Alabama, . Southard,
Brown, of Ohio, Lowrie,

Stokes,
ᎠWolf,
Mills,

Talbot,
Eaton,
Noble,

Thomas,
Edwards,

Van Dyke,
Elliott,
Palmer,

Walker,
Findlay,

Parrott,
Gaillard,
Pinkney,

Williams, of Miss.
Holmes, of Maine, Pleasants,

Holmes, of Miss. Rodney,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Chandler, Mr. Lanman, Mr. Morril,
Dickerson,
Macon,

Smith.
Knight,
So it was

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act granting to the Governor of the state of Louisiana, for the time being, and his successors in office, two tracts of land in the county of Point Cou: ie.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

Otis,

Ware,

The bill supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act to alter the terms of the district court in Alabama,” having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “An act supplementary to an act, entitled • An act to alter the terms of the district court in Alabama."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill for the relief of Richard Matson having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act for the relief of Richard Matson.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill, entitled 6 An act for the relief of Isaac Finch," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill, entitled “ An act to revive and continue in force an act, entitled • An act to provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the Revolutionary war,” was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

Mr. Talbot presented the petition of James Wier, praying indemnification for damages on certain protested bills on the Paymaster General, as stated in the petition; which was read; and,

On his motion, Orderei, That it be referred to the Committee of Claims, to con: sider and report thereon.

On motion, by Mr. Noble, Ordered, That the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of James Connant; the petition of Thomas Mullett; the petition of Stephen Shattuck; the petition of William Russell; the petition of Eldad Parsons; and, also, the petition of Thaddeus Gilbert, be discharged from the further consideration thereof, respectively, and that the petition of John Spurr, and, also, the petition of Abijah. Fullar, respectively, lie on the table

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 26th

instant, requesting of the President of the United States certain inforination relative to the lands granted and located by patents to the Revolutionary officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, in the reservations in the states of Kentucky and Ohio; and agreed thereto.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 28th instant, calling on the Secretary of War for certain information relating to certain pensioners; and agreed thereto.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 28th instant, relating to drawback on the exportation of certain merchandise; and the same having been modified, was agreed to as follows:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures be instructed to inquire into the expediency of allowing drawback on the exportation of merchandise manufactured in the United States from foreign materials.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 28th instant, for instructing the Committee on Roads and Canals to inquire into the expediency of erecting certain military roads in the state of Maine; and agreed thereto.

On motion, by Mr. Williams, of Mississippi, Ordered, That the bill to provide for paying to the state of Mississippi three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sales of the public lands within the same, be recommitted to the Comunittee on Public Lands, further to consider and report thereon.

Agreeably to notice given, Mr. Walker asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to provide for paying to the state of Alabama three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sales of the public lands within the same; the bill was twice read by unanimous consent; and,

On motion, by Mr. Walker, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Public Lands, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, laid before the Senate the resolutions of the legislature of the state of Maine, requesting their Senators and Representatives in Congress to use their endeavors to procure the passage of an act to appropriate to the state of Maine, for the purposes of education, such a quantity of public lands as shall be equal to that heretofore granted to other states; and the resolutions were read.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of the 28th instant, for directing the Secretary of the Treasury to transmit to the Senate a list of the revenue bonds remaining unpaid; and the same having been modified, was agreed to as follows:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to transmit to the Senate an abstract of all bonds for duties on merchandise imported into the United States, which shall have become payable and remain unpaid between the 30th September, 1819, and the 30th September, 1821; exhibiting in such abstract the date of each bond, and the time in which it became payable, its amount, names of the obligors and sureties, and the districts of the customs in which, and the names of the collectors by whom, taken; designating those which are good, doubtful, or desperate, and such as are in suit, judgment, or execution; and, also, the sums which have been paid, and by whom, on bonds due on said 30th September, 1819.

The bill granting a right of pre-emption to Noble Osborne and William Doake was read the second time.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of William Nott, and others; and,

On motion, by Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow,

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill further to establish the compensation of officers of the customs, and to alter certain collection districts, and for other purposes, together with the amendments reported thereto by the Committee on Finance; and,

On motion, by Mr. Holmes, of Maine, -- Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill confirming the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge; and,

On motion, by Mr. Lanman, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, Monday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to amend the act, entitled “ An act to incorporate the subscribers to the bank of the United States; and,

On motion, by Mr. Findlay,

Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until Tuesday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of Ebenezer Stevens, and others, and an amendment having been proposed thereto by Mr. Lanman,

On motion,
Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until
Monday next.

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1822.

Mr. Ruggles submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before the Senate copies of such leases or contracts as may have been agreed upon, and entered into, between him and the owners of the new building on Capitol-Hill, for the use and accommodation of Congress under the act of the 8th of December, 1815.

Mr. Brown, of Ohio, presented the petition of John H. Piatt, praying relief in the settlement of his accounts; the petition was read; and,

On his motion, i Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee of Claims, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Southard presented the petition of Amos Potter, and others, in behalf of Daniel Lacy,'a pauper, praying a pension; the petition was read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Pensions, to consider and report thereon.

On motion, by Mr. Noble, Ordered, That the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Joseph Brown, of Kentucky, be discharged from the further consideration thereof, and that the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

The bill for the relief of the President and Directors of the Planters' Bank of New Orleans was read the second time.

Mr. Knight reported, from the committee, that they had examin. ed and found duly enrolled the bill, entitled “ An act to revive and

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