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So it was

Chase, Davis

, Dodge of Wisconsin, Dodge of Iowa, Downs, Fish, Geyer, Hamlin, James, Jones of Iowa, Jones of Tennessee, King, McRae, Mangum, Rusk, Seward, Shields, Smith, Soulé, Stockton, Sumner, Underwood, Upham, Wade. Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Borland, Cass, Clarke, Mason, Morton, Pratt. Resolved, That the expenses incurred in the reception and entertainment of Louis Kossuth and suite, churing their late visit to the capital, by invitation of Congress, be paid out of the contingent fund of the Senate, when approved by the committee of reception, to an amount not exceeding five thousand dollars.

After the consideration of executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, March 12, 1852.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the adverse report on the petition of William A. Duer; and,

On motion by Mr. Seward, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday next.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 80) for the relief of Thomas H. Leggett.

On motion by Mr. Seward, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday

next.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 147) for the relief of Ira Day, of Vermont; and,

On motion by Mr. Upham, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday

next.

next.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 156) for the relief of John W. Simonton.

On motion by Mr. Morton, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 89) for the relief of Williams, Staples and Williams; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.
The said bill was read a third time.
Resolved, That it pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 90) for the relief of James Ferguson, surviving partner of the firm of Ferguson and Milhado; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time.
Resolved, That it pass.
Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 55) for the relief of Philip Miller; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.
The said bill was read a third time.
Resolved, That it pass.

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

The bill (S. 163) for the relief of G. Thomas Howard, was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole.

On motion by Mr. Bayard, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday next.

The bill (S. 179) for the relief of St. John's Church, was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole.

On motion by Mr. Bayard, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to Friday next.

The bill (S. 180) for the relief of Joseph H. D. Bowmar, was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and,

On motion, Ordered, That the further consideration thercof be postponed to Friday next.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 87) to grant the right of pre-emption to settlers on the public land known as the Maison Rouge grant; and, having been amended, on the motion of Mr. Downs, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendment was concurred in.

Ordered, That this bill be engrossed, and read a third time.

The following bills were read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole:

S. 157. Bill for the relief of the securities of Elijah J. Weed, late quartermaster of marines, deceased;

S. 158. Bill for the relief of Nancy Wright;
S. 159. Bill for the relief of Robert Jamison and Benjamin Williamson;
S. 160. Bill for the relief of Nathaniel Kuykendal;
S. 162. Bill for the relief of William A. Christian ;
S. 166. Bill to provide compensation to William Woodbridge and Henry
Chipman, for services in adjusting titles to land in Michigan, and for other
purposes;

S. 168. Bill for the relief of Sarah Flinn;
S. 169. Bill for the relief of David Osburn;
S. 172. Bill for the relief of Thomas D. Jennings ;

S. 173. Bill for the relief of John McReynolds, of Detroit, in the State of Michigan;

S. 177. Bill for the relief of Samuel Bray;

S. 178. Bill for the relief of Thomas Rhodes; and no amendment being made, they were reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (S. 7) to provide for the survey of the public lands in California, the granting of donation privileges therein, and for other purposes, reported the same with amendinents.

A message from the President of the United States, by Jr. M. P. Fillmore, his secretary:

Mr. President: The President of the United States approved and signed, the 11th instant, the following acts:

S. 58. An act for the relief of Rufus Dwine).

S. 161. An act for the relief of Lieutenant Colonel Mitchell, of the State of Missouri.

S. 182. An act to extend the time for selling the lands granted to the Kentucky Asylum for teaching the deaf and dumb.

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

On motion by Mr. Badger,
Ordered, That when the Senate adjourn, it be to Monday next.

The engrossed bill (S. 285) appropriating a sum of money for the completion of the interment of officers and soldiers who died in Mexico, in the American Cemetery, near the city of Mexico, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, March 15, 1852.

Mr. Atchison presented the memorial of Russell and Jones, surviving partners of Brown, Russell, and Company, praying remuneration for services and indemnification for losses incurred in transporting commissary and quartermasters' stores for the troops in New Mexico; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Seward presented resolutions of the legislature of New York, against the extension of the patent granted to W. W. Woodworth for a planing machine; which were referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Seward presented a petition of citizens of Freeport, Pennsylvania, praying that the transportation of the mails on Sunday may be prohibited by law.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Seward presented a petition of citizens of the United States, remonFtrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing Trachine; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Seward presented a petition of citizens of Rochester, New York, praying that the public lands may be granted to actual settlers only, and to them in limited quantities ; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. Underwood presented the petition of James G. A. McKenny, praying the payment of his claim against Mexico; which was referred to the Select Committee appointed on the subject of claims against Mexico.

Mr. Underwood presented a petition of settlers and occupants of Carson valley and its neighborhood, praying the establishment of a territorial government; which was referred to the Committee on Territories.

Mr. Fish presented a petition of citizens of Albany, New York, praying that the bill giving further remedies to patentees may become a law; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Wade presented a memorial of assistant marshals for taking the seventh census in Washington county, Ohio, praying additional compensation.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Rhett presented a petition of ship-owners, merchants, and others, of Charleston, South Carolina, praying that further aid may be extended to Collins's line of steamships; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Sumner presented a petition of ship-owners, merchants, and others, of Newburyport, Massachusetts, praying that further aid may be extended to. Collins's line of steamships ; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Brodhead presented a resolution of the legislature of Pennsylvania in relation to Smith O'Brien and his associates.

Ordered, That it lie on the table, and be printed.

Mr. Brodhead presented a resolution of the legislature of Pennsylvania, against the removal of the Mint from Philadelphia to New York.

Ordered, That it lie on the table, and be printed.

Mr. Brolhead presented resolutions of the legislature of Pennsylvania, in favor of the establishment of a naval depot and dry-dock on the lake frontier; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Brodhead presented six petitions of citizens of the city and county of Philadelphia, praying the extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing machine; which were referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Brodhead presented two petitions of citizens of Pennsylvania, praying an increase of the duties on iron; which were referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. Brodhead presented a memorial of merchants, ship-owners, and others, citizens of Philadelphia, praying a modification of the law for the reduction of the costs and expenses of proceedings in admiralty; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Brodhead presented a petition of citizens of Erie, Pennsylvania, praying the establishment of a navy-yard and dry-dock on the lake frontier; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Brodhead presented a petition of citizens of Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, reinonstrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing machine; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, presented the petition of John Bensley, praying indemnity for losses and injuries sustained in Mexico, previous to the war

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which was referred to the select committee appointed on the subject of claims against Mexico.

Mr. Chase presented three memorials of assistant marshals for taking the seventh census in Ohio, praying additional compensation.

Ordered, That they lie on the table.

Mr. Chase presented a petition of citizens of Belmont county, Ohio, remonstrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing-machine; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Brodhead presented a petition of citizens of Pennsylvania, remonstrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planingmachine; which wils referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Pratt presented the memorial of Lucie Ann Garner, widow of Captain H. Garner, late of the army of the United States, praying a pension ; which was referred to the Coinmittee on Pensions.

Mr. Smith presented a petition of citizens of Worcester county, Massachusetts, remonstrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing-machine ; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Mangum presented the petition of Edward Rudd, praying compensation for slaves carried off by the enemy during the last war with Great Britain; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Mangum presented the petition of Henry A. Wise, and the legal representative of J. J. Wise, praying compensation for slaves carried off by the enemy during the last war with Great Britain ; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Bayard presented a petition of citizens of Pennsylvania, remonstrating against the further extension of Woodworth's patent for a planing. machine; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Wade presented the memorial of S. Spink, assistant marshal for taking the seventh census in Wood county, Ohio, praying additional com pensation.

Ordered. That it lie on the table.

Mr. Davis presented the petition of Lucretia Barton, one of the heirs of Jacob Town, deceased, praying that a warrant may be issued for bounty land in lieu of one issued to the heirs of said Town and lost; which was referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

Mr. Brooke presented a petition of certain Choctaw Indians, known as “ Bay Indians," praying compensation for reservations of land under the 14th article of the treaty of 1830, of which they were forcibly dispossessed; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Mr. Brooke presented resolutions of the legislature of Mississippi, in favor of the establishment of certain mail routes in that State; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Felch presented a petition of citizens of Michigan, praying that e zrant of land may be made to the State for constructing the Oakland and Ottawa railroad; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Clemens presented the memorial of John M. Mullin, praying com

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