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provide for persons who were disabled by known wounds received in the Revolutionary war;" “ An act for the relief of Peggy Mellen;" and “ An act reviving and extending the time allowed for the redemption of land sold for direct taxes in certain cases;” and, also, a “ Resolution providing for the distribution of the Marshals' returns of the fourth Census."

The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “ An act making partial appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two," in which bill they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew. The said bill was twice read, by unanimous consent; and,

On motion, by Mr. Holmes, of Maine, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Smith, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill prescribing the mode of commencing, prosecuting, and deciding, controversies between states, reported the same, without amendment.

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, presented the petition of Jumonville de Villier, of Louisiana, praying compensation for the destruction of bis property during the invasion of that state by the British; the

petition was read, and,

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

Mr. Knight presented the petition of Jacob Babbitt, merchant, of the port of Bristol, in the state of Rhode Island, praying the remission of duties on a large quantity of sugar, which was totally destroyed by the great storm on the 230 of September, 1815, as stated in the petition; which was read; and,

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

The bill for the relief of William Nott, Stephen Henderson, and Nathaniel Cox, syndics of the creditors of George T. Phillips, late of the city of New Orleans, deceased, was read the second time. The bill for the relief of Samuel Walker was read the second time.

On motion, by Mr. Findlay, 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, That the bill be recommitted to the Committee on Finance, “ with instructions to introduce a provision suspending for five years, or otherwise modifying so much of the act, entitled “An act to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the United States," as declares that the Directors of the Bank and its Branches shall be ineligible who have served three years in succession, not embracing the government Directors:”

On motion, by Mr. Holmes, of Maine, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until Wednesday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill supplementary to the several acts for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land offices, in the districts east of the Island of New Orleans; and,

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

On motion, by Mr Van Dyke, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill confirming the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge; and, after debate,

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

On motion, by Mr. Otis, It was agreed that when the Senate adjourn it be to Monday next.

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported a bill to enable the holders of incomplete French and Spanish titles to lands within that part of the late province of Louisiana which is now comprized within the limits of the state of Missouri, to institute proceedings to try the validity thereof, and to obtain complete titles for the same, when found to be valid; the bill was read; and, Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1822.

Mr. Thomas, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill to authorize the state of Illinois to open a canal through the public lands, to connect the Illinois river and Lake Michigan, reported the same, with amendments; which were read. • Mr. Thomas, from the same committee, to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill granting to the corporation of the city of Mobile, in the state of Alabama, certain lots of ground in the said city; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Van Dyke, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of Jacob Barker, of the city of New York, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted. The report and resolution were read.

Mr. Smith, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Abel Pratt, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be not granted.
The report and resolution were read.

Mr. Smith, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill, entitled “An act for the apportionment of Representatives among the several states according to the fourth census," reported the same, with an amendment; which was read.

Mr. Pleasants, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the bill, entitled “ An act making partial appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-two," reported the same, without amendment.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, presented the petition of George Ulmer, who had the command of the United States' troops and volunteers, at Eastport, in the year 1813, praying compensation for certain ordnance taken from the enemy, as stated in the petition; which was read; and,

On his motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, to consider and report thereon. Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, presented the petition of Marie Louise de la Gautrais, praying the confirmation of her title to a tract of land in Louisiana; the petition was read; and,

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

Mr. Pleasants presented the petition of Lawrence Muse, praying compensation for a warehouse destroyed by the British, in consequerce of its occupation for the use of the United States; the petition was read; and,

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

The bill for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida was read the second time.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the notion of the 10th ultimo, respecting appropriations of territory for the purposes of education; and,

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

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee of Claims on the memorial of Alfred Moore and Sterling Ora gain; and,

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled “ An act authorizing the transfer of certain certificates of the funded debt of the United States."

They have also passed a resolution directing the classification and printing of the accounts of the several manufacturing establishments and their manufactures, collected in obedience to the tenth section of the act to provide for taking the fourth census, in which resolution they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the bill confirming the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge; Mr. King, of Alabama, in the chair; and, after debate,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1822.

The President communicated a letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a statement, by the Second Comptroller, of the appropriations for the service of the year 1821, showing the amount expended, and the balance remaining unexpended, on the 31st of December last; and the letter and report were read.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, presented the memorial of the inhabitants of the town of Danvers, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, against the passage of a bankrupt law; the memorial was read; and,

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

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the petition of Edmund Kinsey and William Smiley, süreties of Henry Phillips, late a paymaster in the army of the United States, made a report, accompanied by the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted. The report and resolution were read.

Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, gave notice that to-morrow he should ask leave to introduce a bill to define admiralty and maritime jurisdiction,

The resolution brought up yesterday, from the House of Representatives for concurrence, was read.

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee of Finance, on the memorial of the Trustees of the Transylvania University; 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, Thursday next.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of Jacob Barker, of the city of New York; and, in concurrence therewith,

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Abel Pratt; and,

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

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