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CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES,
BEGUN and held at the city of Washington, in the district of Columbia, on Monday, the 19th day of Scptember, in the year of our Lord 1814, being the Third Session of the THIRTEENTH CONGRESS, held under the Constitution of government of the United States.
On which day, being the day appointed by proclas ination of the President of the United States, dated on the 8th day of August, 1814, for the meeting of Congress, Langdon Cheres, the Speaker, Patrick Magruder, the Clerk, and the following members of the House of Representatives, appeared and took their seats, to wit: New HAMPSHIRE,
ş Cyrus King,
John Davenport, juniors
? Jonathan 0. Moseley,
Daniel Avery, Alexander Boyd, Oliver C. Comstock, Peter Denoyelles, Jonathan Fisk, Jaines Geddes, Thomas P. Grosvenor, Moss Kent, Jubn Lovett, Jacob Markell, llosea Moffitt, Thomas I. Oakley, Jotham P'ost, junior, (Ebenczer Sage. William Anderson, David Bard, Rubert Brown, John Conrad, Roger Davis, Charles J. Ingersoll, Samuel D. Inglam, Jared Irwin, Aaron Lyle, William Piper, John Rea, Adam Seybert, Adamson Tannehöll, Daniel Udrce, (Thomas Wilson. 3 Thomas Cooper. rStevenson Archer, Alexander C. Hanson,
Joseph Kent, (Philip Stuart.
Thomas M. Bayly,
Thomas K. Harris,
William Creighton, junior, LJoba M.Lean.
A newn acabey Ortember's fro luis credenti
And a quorum, consisting of a majority of the whole House, being present,
On motion of Mr. Macon, Ordered, That a committee be appointed on the part of this House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled and ready to receive any communications that he may be pleased to make to them.
Mr. Macon and Mr. Oakly were appoioted the said committee on the part of this House.
Ordered, That the Clerk do acquaint the Senate therewitb.
A new member, to wit: Philip Barbour, elected to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of John Dawson, one of the members from the state of Virginia, also appeared, produced us credentials, and took his seat, the oath to support the constitution of the United States being first administered to him.
William Lattimore, the delegate from the Missis. sippi territory, appeared and took his seat.
A message from the Senate by Mr. Turner, their Secretary, pro tempore.
Mr. Speaker: I am directed to inform this House that a quorum of the Senate is assembled and that they are ready to proceed to business: They have appointed a committee on their part to join snch coin. mittee as may be appointed on the part of this House, to wait on the President of the United States and notify him that a quorum of the two Houses is asscmbled, and ready to receive any communications that he may be pleased to make to them.
On motion of Mr. Fisk, of New York, Resolvell, That the Clerk be directed to procure newspapers from any number of offices that the mem. bers may elect: Provided, That the expense thereof do not exceed the price of three daily papers.
Ou motion of Mr. Els, Ordered, That the daily hour to wbich the House