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DEBATES IN CONGRESS.

PART I. OF VOL. IX.

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LAWS, OF A PUBLIC NATURÉ, ENACTED DURING THE SESSION:

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GALES & SEATON'S

Register of Debates in Congress.

TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS...SECOND SESSION:

FROM DECEMDEN 3, 1832, TO Mancu 3, 1833.

DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

FIRST BALLOT.

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LIST OF THE MEMBERS.

of the Senate. It would, therefore, be extremely inconMAINE-Jolin Holines, l'eleg Sprague.

venient for him to discharge the duties of the Chair, and NEW ITAMPSHIRE--Samuel Bell, Isaac H:II.

he requested that the kind partiality of his friends MASSACHUSETTS--Nathaniel Silsbee, Daniel Webster. should be waived on this occasion, and that they would RHODE ISLAND--Nehemialı R. Knight, Asher Robbins. make choice of some other Senator, as presiding oflicer. CONNECTICUT-Samuel A. Foot, Gideon Tomlinson.

The Senate then procecded to ballot for President pro VERMONT--Samuel Prentiss, lloratio Seymour.

tempore as follows. NEW YORK--Charles E. Dudley, Silas Wright, Jr. NEW JERSEY--Mahlon Dickerson, Theodore Freling

Mr. White,

14 huysen.

Foot,

8 TYLER,

3 PENNSYLVANIA--George M. Dallas, William Wilkins. DELAWARE--John M. Clayton, Arnoll Naudain.

SMITH, MARYLAND-Ezekiel F. Chambers, Samuel Smith..

BELL, VIRGINIA--John Tyler, William C. Rives.

King,

2 NORTH CAROLINA--Bedford Brown, Wilie P. Mangum.

There being no choice, the Senate proceeded to à seSOUTH CAROLINA--Stephen D. Miller, John c. cord ballot, which resulted as follows: Calhoun.

Mr. WHITE,

15 GEORGIA- George M. Troup, John Forsyth.

TYLER,

9 KENTUCKY-George M. Bibb, llenry Clay.

SMITH,

4 TENNESSEE--Hugh L. White, Felix Grundy.

Foor,

3 OH10—Thomas Ewing, Benjamin Ruggles.

BELL,

1 LOUISIANA—Josialı S. Johnston, George A. Waggaman. ballet the third time, which resulted as follows:

There still being no choice, the Senate procecded to INDIANA-- William Hendricks, John Tipton.

Mr. WAITE,
MISSISSIPPI–George Poindexter, John Black.
ILLINOIS--Elias K. Kane, John M. Robinson.

T'ILER,

12 ALABAMA--William R. King, Gabriel Moore.

Smuru,

3 MISSOURI--Thomas II. Benton, Alexander Buckner.

Foor,

1 A fourth ballot was then had with the following result: MI. WRITE,

15 Monday, DỊCEMBER 3, 1832.

TYLER,

15 SMITII,

2 At 12 o'clock, the Senate was called to order by the The Senate proceeded to a fifth ballot, which resulted Secretary, Mr. LOWRIE, (the VICE PRESIDENT being

as follows: absent, and the President pro tempore, Mr. TAZE- Mr. Wute,

17 WELL, having resigned his seat in the Senate,) and

TYLER,

14 thirty-two members appearing in their seats, and there

SMITH,

1 being a quorum, Mr. SMITII, of Maryland, moved to pro- The Ilon. Huon LWhite, of Tennessee, having receed to the election of President pro tempore, which was ceived a majority of all the votes, was declared duly agreed to.

elected President of the Senate, pro tempore, and being Mr. POINDEXTER said he understood it was the in-conducted to the chair by Mr. Tyler, of Virginia, retention of some of his friends to bestow their suffrages on turned his acknowledgments to the Senate, as follows: him for President sro tempore. Ile desired to state, in “ To the members of the Senate, I tender my sincere advance, that his duties as Senator of the people of Mis- acknowledgments for the distinguished honor conferred sissippi would require his particular attention on the floor l by their vote.

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