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On motion, 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, entitled “ An act granting certain privileges to steam ships and vessels owned by incorporated companies; and, Mr. Otis having proposed an amendment thereto,

On motion, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for, to-morrow; and that the proposed. amendment be printed for the use of the Senate.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the resolution directing the purchase of five copies of Tanner's New American Atlas; and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

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

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to establish on the western waters a national armory: and, Mr. Holmes, of Maine, having proposed an amendment thereto,

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

Whereupon,

On motion, by Mr. Walker, Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to lay before the Senate any report or information which may be in his possession as to the most eligible site on the western waters for the erection of a national armory.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the considera. tion of the bill for the relief of James Morrison; and,

On motion, by Mr. Eaton, 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, entitled " An act to fix the limits of the port of entry and delivery for the district of Philadelphia;” and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Jonathan N. Bailey;" and no ámendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill supplementary to an act, entitled “ An act to set apart and dispose of certain lands for the encouragement of the cultivation of the vine and olive;" and,

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Gad Worthington;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Solomon Porter, junior;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act to remit the duties on a sword imported for Thomas Macdonough, of the United States' navy;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Se. nate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of John Anderson;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and, Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

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Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which was referred the bill for the benefit of Thomas Pendergrass, reported the same, with an amendment, which was read.

Mr. Williams, of Tennessee, from the same committee, to which was referred the bill, entitled “An act for the relief of John Thomas," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Rodney presented the petition of Josepb Forrest, of the city of Washington, praying compensation for the loss of a certain schooner, called the William Yeaton, chartered in the month of May, 1812, to the agent of the United States, to take a cargo of provisions from New York to La Guira, which was seized and condemned by the Spanish government; the petition was read; and, Het i 1981)

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

On motion, by Mr. Ruggles, Resolved, That the Committee of Claims be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the payment of the claim of David Cooper, of the Michigan territory, for property taken for the use of the army, during the late war. Bu ASETETT On motion, by Mr. Lanman, t

i d Ordered, That Abel Pratt have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

On motion, by Mr. Ware, Ordered, That Richard H. Wilde have leave to withdraw his peti. tion and papers, presented at the second session of the 15th Congress.

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported a bill for the relief of John Baptist Belfort, and others; the bill was read; and,

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Eaton, from the Committee on Public Lands, to which the subject was referred, reported a bill for the relief of the representatives of Elisha Winter and William Winter; the bill was read.

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading. *9

The bill, entitled “ An act to revive and continue in force certain acts concerning the allowance of pensions upon a relinquishment of bounty lands," was read the second time; and,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee of Claims, on the petition of John J. C. Oldfield, of Baltimore; and, in concurrence therewith,

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

The bill, supplementary to the act, entitled “ An act for the relief of the purchasers of public lands prior to the 1st day of July, 1820," 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 act, entitled • An act for the relief of the purchasers of public lands prior to the 1st day of July, 1820.”

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

The bill for the relief of Alexander Humphrey and Sylvester Humphrey, 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 Alexander Humphrey and Sylvester Humphrey."

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

The bill for the relief of Thomas Bacot, 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 Thomas Bacot.”

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

The resolution directing the purchase of five copies of Tanner's New American Atlas, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this resolution pass.

The bill, entitled “ An act to amend the act, entitled • An act to establish the district of Bristol, and to annex the towns of Kittery and Berwick to the district of Portsmouth,' passed February 25, 1801," 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 fix the limits of the port of entry and delivery for the district of Philadelphia," 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 for the relief of Jonathan N. Bailey," 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 remit the duties on a sword imported for Captain Thomas Macdonough, of the United States' Navy," 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 for the relief of Gad Worthington," 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 for the relief of Solomon Porter, junior,” 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 for the relief of John Anderson," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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 Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed two enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “ An act making appropriations for the support of government for 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, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on Finance, to consider and report thereon.

The President signed the two enrolled bills last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee, to be laid before the President of the United States.

thereon.

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