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United States in the Revolutionary war," reported the same without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the motions of the 2d inst. for requesting the President of the United States to communicate to the Senate certain information respecting the Indians detached from their tribes and living among the white people in certain states and territories; and,

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

Mr. Barbour, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, to which the subject was referred, reported a bill to authorize and empower the corporation of the city of Washington, in the District of Colambia, to drain the low grounds on and near the public reservations, and to improve and ornament certain parts of such reservations; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading; and,
The said bill was read the second time by unanimous consent.

The bill confirming the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time; and, On the question, “ Shall this bill pass?"

Yeas

27, It was determined in the affirmative,

Nays . 14.
On motion,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators pre-
sent, those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Mr. Benton,

Mr. Johnson, of Lou. Mr. Pleasants,
Brown, of Lou. King, of Alab.

Seymour,
Eaton,
King, of N. York,

Stokes,
Edwards,
Knight,

Talbot,
Elliott,
Lloyd,

Taylor,
Findlay,
Lowrie,

Thomas,
Gaillard,
Otis,

Van Dyke,
Holmes, of Miss. Palmer,

Williams, of Miss.
Johnson, of Ken. Parrott,

Williams, of Ten.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Barbour, Mr. D'Wolf,

Mr. Morril,
Barton,
Dickerson,

Raggles,
Boardman,

Holmes, of Maine, Smith,
Brown, of Ohio, Lanman,

Walker.
Chandler,

Macon,

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So it was Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act making provision to try the title of the Marquis de Maison Rouge to certain lands."

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

On motion, by Mr. Barton, The Senate resumed the consideration of the 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 comprised 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; and,

On motion, by Mr. Lowrie, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, to-morrow; and that the bill, as amended, be printed for the use of the Senate.

On motion, by Mr. Williams, of Mississippi, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to perfect certain locations and sales of public lands in Missouri; and the same having been amended, it was reported to the Senate accordingly; and, the amendment being concurred in,

On the question, “ Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?'

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled “ An act to provide for paying to the state of Missouri three per cent. of the nett proceeds arising from the sale of public lands within the same;" and,

On motion,
Resolved, That the Senate disagree thereto.

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

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 to establish the district of Blakeley."

They have passed a bill, entitled “ An act to revive and continue in force. An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland and Georgia;" and, also, a bill, entitled “ An act restoring to the ship Diana the privileges of a sea- letter vessel;" in which bills they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

The two bills last mentioned were read.
Ordered, That they severally pass to the second reading.

On motion, The bill, entitled “ An act to revive and continue in force • An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland and Georgia,” was read the second time, by unanimous consent; and,

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

The bill, entitled “ An act restoring to the ship Diana the privileges of a sea-letter vessel,” was read the second time, by unanimous consent; and,

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

On motion, by Mr. Ruggles, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of Daniel Carroll, of Duddington, and others; and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

On the question, “Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?" It was determined in the affirmative.

On motion, by Mr. Thomas, The Senate resuined, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the bill to establish an additional land office in the state of Illinois; and the same having been amended, it was reported to the Senate accordingly; and, the amendment being concurred in,

On the question, “ Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?" It was determined in the affirmative.

On motion, by Mr. Thomas, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to designate the boundaries of a land district, and

for the establishment of a land office in the state of Indiana; and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

On the question, “Shall this bill be engrossed, and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which the subject was referred, reported a bill for the relief of the legal representatives of Greenberry H. Murphey; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

The Senate proceeded to consider the motions of the 2d instant, for requesting the President of the United States to furnish the residue of the information required by the resolution of the 11th of March, 1822, and information relative to the officers and men belong: ing to the navy attached to each naval station in the United States; and,

On motion, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

After the consideration of Executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1822.

Mr. Holmes, of Maine, from the Committee on Finance, to which was referred the bill, entitled “ Ari act restoring to the ship Diana the privileges of a sea-letter vessel,” reported the same without amendment.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motions of the 2d instant, for requesting the President of the United States to communicate certain information relative to the navy of the United States; and the same having been modified,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Samuel Buel; and,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on Public Lands, on the petition of James W. Files; and, in concurrence therewith,

Resolved, That the committee be discharged from the further consideration of the subject.

The bill to amend an act, entitled “ An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers," approved 30th March, 1802; and also the bill for the relief of the legal representatives of Greenberry H. Murphey; were severally read the second time.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill granting the right of pre-emption to actual settlers on the public lands in the state of Illinois; and,

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

On motion, by Mr. Eaton, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of the representatives of John Donaldson, Thomas Carr, and others; and,

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

The bill to designate the boundaries of a land district, and for the establishment of a land office, in the state of Indiana, 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 to designate the boundaries of a land district, and for the establishment of a land office, in the state of Indiana."

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

The bill to establish an additional land office in the state of Illinois, 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 to establish an additional land office in the state of Illinois."

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

The bill to perfect certain locations and sales of public lands in Missouri, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

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