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Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour,
Mr. Gaillard,

Mr. Pleasants,
Boardman,

Johnson, of Ken. Smith,
Elliott,
Lowrie,

Walker,
Findlay,
Mills,

Ware. The Senate resumed 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, the amendments made as in committee of the whole having been concurred in;

On motion,
To strike out the fourth section of the bill, as follows:

“ Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That every person comprised in the list of actual settlers, reported by the said Registers and Receivers, not having any written evidence of claim to land in the said districts, and who, on the third of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen, shall have inhabited or cultivated a tract of land in either of the said districts, not claimed by virtue of either of the preceding sections of this act, or by virtue of a confirmation under an act, entitled “ An act for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing dand offices, in the districts east of the island of New Orleans," approved on the third day of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen, shall be entitled to a preference, on becoming a purchaser at private sale, from the United States, of such tract of land, on the same terms and conditions, and at the same price, for which the other public lands are sold at private sale: Provided, That no more than six hundred and forty acres of land shall be sold to any one individual in virtue of this act:"

Yeas

26,

Nays 18.
On motion, by Mr. Van Dyke,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators prea
sent,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barbour,
Mr. Eaton,

Mr. Lloyd,
Boardman,
Elliott,

Lowrie,
Brown, of Ohio, Gaillard,

Macon,
Chandler,

Holmes, of Maine, Mills,
D'Wolf,
Knight,

Morril,
Dickerson,
Lanman,

Otis,

It was determined in the affirmative, Nasse

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Mr. Parrott,
Mr. Smith,

Mr. Van Dyke,
Pleasants,
Southard,

Ware.
Ruggles,

Taylor,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barton,

Mr. Johnson, of Ken. Mr. Stokes,
Benton,

Johnson, of Lou. Thomas,
Brown, of Lou. King, of Alab.

Van Buren,
Edwards,
Noble,

Walker,
Findlay,
Palmer,

Williams, of Miss.
Holmes, of Miss.
Seymour,

Williams, of Ten.
On motion, by Mr. Barton,
To insert, in lieu of the fourth section, stricken out, the following:

And be it further enacted, That every person comprised in the list of actual settlers, reported by the said Registers and Receivers, not having any written evidence of claim to land in the said districts, and who, on the third of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen, shall have inhabited or cultivated a tract of land in either of the said districts, not claimed by virtue of either of the preceding sections of this act, or by virtue of a confirmation under an act, entitled " An act for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land offices, in the districts east of the island of New Orleans," proved on the third day of March, eighteen hundred and nineteen, shall be entitled to a preference on becoming the purchaser, at private sale, from the United States, of such tract of land, on the same terms and conditions, and at the same price, for which other public lands are sold at private sale: Provided, That no more than three hundred and twenty acres of land shall be sold to any one individual in virtue of this act:”

Yeas It was determined in the negative, {Nays.

18,

26. On motion, by Mr. Morril, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators pre sent,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barton,

Mr. Holmes, of Miss. Mr. Stokes,
Benton,

Johnson, of Lou Thomas,
Brown, of Louis King, of Alab.

Van Buren,
D'Wolf,
Noble,

Walker,
Edwards,
Palmer,

Williams, of Miss.
Findlay,
Seymour,

Williams, of Ten.

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Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. King, of N. York, Mr. Parrott,
Boardman,
Knight,

Pleasants,
Brown, of Ohio, Lanman,

Ruggles,
Chandler,
Lloyd,

Smith,
Dickerson,
Lowrie,

Southard,
Eaton,
Macon,

Taylor,
Elliott,
Mills,

Van Dyke,
Gaillard,
Morril,

Ware.
Holmes, of Maine, Otis,
On the question, “ Shall the bill be engrossed and read a third
time?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

The bill for the establishment of a territorial government in Florida 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 establishment of a territorial government in Florida."

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

The bill concerning the commerce and navigation of Florida haring 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 concerning the commerce and navigation of Florida.”

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

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the Committee on Finance, reported a bill further to continue in force, and perpetuate, an act passed on the twentieth day of April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, entitled “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled • An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the second day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-nine;" the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, laid before the Senate sundry documents touching the factory system, its agents, and the fur traders; which were read; and,

On his motion,
Ordered, That they lie on the table.

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

After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, MARCH 11, 1822.

The Senate proceeded to consider the motions of the 8th instant, for requesting the President of the United States to communicate certain information respecting the navy of the United States; and agreed thereto.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the Committee on Finance, reported a bill to provide for the collection of duties on imports and tonnage in Florida, and for other purposes; and the bill was twice read by unanimous consent.

The Senate proceeded to consider the motion of the 8th instant, for instructing the Committee on Indian affairs to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to take measures to prevent wars among the Indians within our jurisdictional limits, and agreed thereto.

Mr. Dickerson, from the Committee on Commerce and Manufactures, to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill for the relief of Alexander Humphry and Sylvester Humphry; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

The resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States, as it respects the choice of President and Vice President of the United States, and the election of Representatives in the Congress of the United States, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time. On the question, “ Shall this resolution pass?”

Yeas
It was determined in the affirmative,

11.
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Barton,
Mr. D'Wolf,

Mr. Holmes, of Miss.
Benton,
Dickerson,

Johnson, of Lou.
Brown, of Lou. Eaton,

Knight,
Brown, of Ohio, Edwards,

Lloyd,
Chandler,

Holmes, of Maine, Macon,

29,

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Mr. Morril,
Mr. Seymour,

Mr. Thomas,
Noble,
Southard,

Van Dyke,
Otis,
Stokes,

Williams, of Miss.
Palmer,
Talbot,

Williams, of Ten.
Parrott,

Taylor,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. Lowrie,

Mr. Smith,
Boardman,
Mills,

Walker,
Findlay,
Pleasants,

Ware.
Gaillard,

Ruggles,
So it was
Resolved, That this resolution pass, two-thirds of the Senators
concurring.

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

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, 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 the several acts for adjusting the claims to land, and establishing land offices, in the districts east of the island of New Orleans."

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

On motion, by Mr. Ruggles, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the memorial and petition of Nathaniel Frye, jun, chief clerk in the Paymaster General's office, be discharged from the further consideration thereof.

The bill further to continue in force, and perpetuate, an act passed on the 20th day of April, in the year 1818, entitled " An act supplementary to an act, entitled • An act to regulate the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,' passed the ad day of March, 1799," was read the second time.

The bill for the better organization of the district court of the United States, within the state of Louisiana, was read the second time; and,

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

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