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13. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are, Mr. Barton,

Mr. Holmes, of Miss. Mr. Taylor,
Benton,

Johnson, of Lou. Thomas,
Brown, of Lou.
Parrott,

Van Buren,
Brown, of Ohio, Rodney,

Ware,
Dickerson,
Ruggles,

Williams, of Miss.
Edwards,
Stokes,

Williams, of Ten.
Holmes, of Maine, Talbot,
Those who voted in negative, are,
Mr. Chandler, Mr. King, of N. Y. Mr. Pleasants,
Eaton,
Lanman,

Seymour,
Findlay,
Lowrie,

Walker.
Gaillard,

Macon,
King, of Alab.

Morril, The bill having been amended, it was reported to the Senate accordingly; and the amendments being concurred in,

On the question, “Shall the amendments be engrossed and the bill be read a third time as amended?”

It was determined in the affirmative; and,

The said amendments having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That this bill pass with amendments.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

Mr. Smith, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill, entitled “ An act to provide for the prompt settlement of accounts therein mentioned, and for the punishment of the crime of perjury in certain cases," reported the same without amendment.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of Isaac Collyer;" and,

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

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

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

On the question, “Shall this bill be read a third time?”
It was determined in the negative.
So the bill was rejected.

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the' relief of John Post aud Farley Fuller;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. Gouverneur, his Secretary:

Mr. President: The President of the United States, on the 4th instant, approved and signed “ An act to alter the times of holding the district court in the state of New Jersey;" and, also, “An act vesting in the state of Pennsylvania, the right of the United States to all fine assessed for the non-performance of militia duty during the late war with Great Britain."

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

The following written message from the President of the United States was also received by Mr. Gouverneur, his Secretary:

I transmit to Congress translations of two letters from Don Joaquin d'Anduaga to the Secretary of State, which have been received at the Department of State since my last message communicating copies of his correspondence with this government.

JAMES MONROE. Washington, 6th May, 1822. The message

and documents were read. Mr. Benton submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to communicate to the Senate, at the commencement of the next session of Congress, any information which may be in the possession of the

government, derived from special agents or otherwise, shewing the number, value, and position, of the copper mines on the south shore of lake Superior, the names of the Indian tribes who claim them, the practicability of extinguishing their title; and the probable advantage which may result to the Republic from the acquisition and working of these mines.

On motion, by Mr. Smith, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the resolution of the state of Pennsylvania, relative to the annexation of the counties therein mentioned to the Western District; and, also, the memorial of the Pennsylvania Society for promoting the abolition of slavery; be discharged from the further consideration thereof respectively.

Mr. Seymour reported, from the committee, that they had examined and found duly enrolled the bill, entitled “ An act to abolish the United States trading establishment with the Indian tribes;” the bill, entitled “ An act in addition to the act concerning navigation; and, also, to authorize the appointment of deputy collectors;” the bill, entitled " An act to continue in force . An act declaring the consent of Congress to acts of the state of South Carolina, authorizing the city council of Charleston to impose and collect a duty on the tonnage of vessels from foreign ports; and to acts of the state of Georgia, authorizing the imposition and collection of a duty on the tonnage of vessels in the ports of Savannah and St. Mary's;" the bill, entitled “ An act 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;" the bill, entitled “ An act confirming the title to a tract of land to Alzira Dibrel and Sophia Hancock;" the bill, entitled “ An act explanatory of an acti, entitled “An act authorizing the settlement of the accounts between the United States and Richard O'Brien, late American consul at Algiers;" the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of certain insolvent debtors;" and, also, the bill, entitled “An act providing for the dis. posal of the public lands in the state of Mississippi, and for the better organization of the land districts in the states of Alabama and Mississippi.”

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “An act for the relief of sundry citizens of Baltimore;" 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 requiring surveyors general to give bond and security for the faithful disbursement of public money, and to limit their term of office;" and no amendment having been made thereto, it was reported to the Senate; and,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

Mr. Stokes, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to which was referred the bill, entitled “ An act to establish certain roads, and to discontinue others,” reported the same with amendments, which were read, and the bill, together with said amendments, were considered as in committee of the whole, and the amendments having been agreed to, the bill was reported to the Senate, amended accordingly; and being concurred in,

On the question, “Shall the amendments be engrossed, and the bill be read a third time as amended?”

It was determined in the affirmative.

The said amendments were reported by the committee correctly engrossed.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of the heirs of Ed. ward McCarty, deceased;" 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 Anthony Kennedy;" 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 John Crute;" 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 the legal representatives of John Guthry, deceased;" 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 considera-

tion of the bill, entitled “ An act for the relief of the representatives of John B. Dash;" 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 authorizing the location of certain school lands in the state of Indiana;" 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 to six o'clock in the evening.

SIX O'CLOCK IN THE EVENING.

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

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

The President of the United States, on the 3d instant, approved and signed “An act relating to Treasury Notes;” “An act to provide for paying to the states of Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama, three per cent of the nett proceeds of the sales of the public lands within the same;" and, on the 4th instant, “An act making appropriations for the support of the Navy of the United States, for the year 1822, and for other purposes;" An act making an appropriation to defray the expenses of missions to the independent nations on the American continent;" “ An act for the relief of the officers, volunteers, and other persons engaged in the late campaign against the Seminole Indians;" and, also, “ An act to repeal the act, entitled "An act to encourage Vaccination."

The House of Representatives have passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled “ An act for the relief of Richard Matson;" and the bill, entitled “An act granting a tract of land to William Conner and wife, and to their children."

They have, also, passed the bill, entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Thomas Shields;" with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.' And he withdrew. The President signed the nine enrolled bills last reported to have

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