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INDEX.

DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

Abolition of slavery, petitions for the, presented, 51%. Duties, bill to remit, on certain goods destroyed by fire in
Additional duties on public officers. (See Duties.)

New York, considered and ordered to third read-
Adjournment, proposition for, subinitted, 250 ; agreed to,

ing, 269.
269; amendment by the House considered and Duty bonis, sees on renewal of, resolution of inquiry, 351;
alopiled, 469 ; committee appointed to inform the

bill reported, 422; considered, 440; laid on the
President of, 556.

table, 498; taken up, 512, 513, 514; amend-
Alabama, resolution to restore jurisdiction to district court

ments adopted, 515; ordered to third reading,
in, 8; amended by including Arkansas, and

516 ; passed, 518.
agreed to, 9.

Erie, memorial from, praying for M'Ajamised turnpike, 5.
Appropriation bill, (general,) received from the House, Express mail, resolution requiring payment in advance on
amended, passed, and returned to H. R., 553;

all letters sent by taken up, and passed, 512.
returned by H. R. with non-concureence in Fees of district attorneys, bill regulating, reported, 422 ;
arnendment, 556; receded from, 556.

considered, 440; laid on the table, 498; taken up,
Attorneys, district. (See Duty Bonds.)

513 ; amendments proposed and adopted, 513,
Bank of United States, report of Coimiitee of Finance on

514, 515; ordered to a 3d reading, 516 ; passed,
sunilry memorials for the establishment of a, 270 ;

518.
amendments proposed, 270; motion to postpone, Finances, report of the Secretary of the Treasury on, extra
271 ; further amendinents proposed, 271 ; ress-

copies to be printed, 6.
lution adopted, 282.

Finance, report of committee on, 7, 9, 10, 11, 50, 104,
Banks. (See District.)

269.
Bankruptcy, motion to discharge the committee from that notice of bill designating the funds to be received
subject, 533 ; agreed to 551.

in payment of public dues. (See Public Dues.)
Bonds. (See Duty Bonds.)

Fire, relief of sufferers by. (See New York.)
Business of the session, the ordinary, to lie on the table, 8. Fourth instalment of deposite with the States, bill to post-
Chaplain elected, 7.

pone, reported, 7; considered, 9, 10, 11 10 30 ;
Chaplain, extra compensation to, 556.

amendments proposed, 30, 31; ordered to 3d
Clay, Mr. C. C., credentials of presented, 2.

reading, 31; debate on its passage, 31 to 45 ;
Committees, motion to appoint standing, 3.

passed, 45; amendment by the House considered,
announced, 6.

421 ; concurred in, 122.
on Patents, 5.

Gales & Seaton's State Papers, resolution to supply mem -
to inform the President of adjournment, 556. .

bers with, 552.
Congress, convocation of, by proclamation, 2.

Goods and merchandise, bill to authorize, to be deposited
Courts, to restore jurisdiction to district, in Alabama and

in public stores, reported, 10: considered, 76, 77,
Arkansas, 8, 9.

516, 518; motion to postpone negatived, 519;
resolution to alter time for holding ninth judicial

amendment adopted, 519; again taken up, 522;
district, 8.

motion to postpone negatived, 525; ordered 10 30
Deposite; with the States, bill to postpone fourtlı instalment

reading, 525; passed, 550.
of. (See Fourth Inzałalment.),

Haight, Stephen, elected sergeant-at-arms, 2.
Deposite tanks, bill to adjust reinaining claims on, report. Indian hostilities, bill making provision for the suppression
eil, 10; considered and amended, 76 ; passed,

of, considered and ordered to a third reading, 269.
77; returned by House with amendments, 554 ; | Indian hostilities, bill for the suppression of, received from
amended and returned to H. R., 556; concurred

the House, 553; read the 3d time and passed, 554.
in by House, 556.

King, Mr., of Alabamı, elected president pro tem. of tho
Dickins, Asbury, elected Secretary of the Senate, 7.

Senate, 551.
District banks, bill to force the, to resume specic payments, Madison Papers, bill relinquishing to Mrs. Madison the
taken up and considered, 525; proposed amend-

copy-right of, reported and ordered to a third
ments agreed to, and bill ordered to be engrossed,

reading, 533; passed, 551; signed, 552.
532, 533 ; passed, 550.

Mails, (see Express.)
Doorkeeper elected, 2.

Meeting of the Senate, hour of, fixed, 11, 31, 250, 269,
Duty bopils, bill authorizing the postponement of the pay-

556.
ment of, reported, 10; considered, 75, 76; or Merchants' bonds, (see Duty bonds.)
dercil to third reading, 77; passed, 77; 'amend resolution proposed to inquire what fces are due hy
ment by House, 525; concurred in, 551.

law on the renewal of, 351.
Duties, adulitiunal, as depositaries in certain cases, bill im- Message of President of the United States at opening of
posing, on public oflicers, reported, 11; consid-

session, communicated, 3.
cred, and amendment proposed, 105; deba!ed, New York, memorial of merchants of, relating to exten-
105 to 269 ; motion to postpone negatived, 269 ;

sion of revenue bonds, 50.
amendment proposed,

310; debated, 310 memorial of merchants and citizens of, for remis
lo 422, 423 to 440, 441 to 469, 170 to 495 ;

sion of duties upon goods burnt in the fire of
amendments adopted, and bill ordered to third

1835, 50.
reading, 496, 497; read third time and passed, bill for the relief of sufferers by fire in the city of,
499, 511.

reported, 104 ; ordered to third reading, 269.
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Officers of the Senats elected, 2.

extra pay to, 551.
Order, points of, decided, 273, 310.
Patents, committee on, appointed, 5.
Pay, extra, to officers of the Senate, 551.

to the chaplain, 556.
Petitions, to lie on the table, 8.
President United es, proclamation of, calling an extra

meeting of Congress, 2.
message of, at opening of session, communicated, 3.

pro tempore of the Senate elected, 551.
Public stores, (see Goods and merchandise.)
Public dues, notice of bill designating the funds to be re-

ceived in payments of, 49; bill introduced, 77.
Quorum, House notified of a, 2.

of the House announced, 3.
Revenues of the Government, funds receivable in payment

ot. (see Public dues.)
Roane, Mr., credentials of, presented, 2.
Rules, standing, amended, 5.

the prohibition of the sale of spirituous liquors at

the Capitol, maile a standing, 50.

joint, suspended, 52.
Becretary of the Senate, elected, 7.
Senators, list of, 2.
Sergeant-at-arms, elected, 2.
Slavery. (See Abolition.)
Slicer, Rev. Mr., elected chaplain, 7.
Spirituous liquors, resolution forhidding the sale, or ex-

hibition of, at the Capitol, 50.
State Papers, resolution to supply members with Gales &

Seaton's, considered and adopted, 552.
Strange, Mr., credentials of, presented, 2.
Sub-Treasury. (See Duties, additional.)

Texas, petitions against annexation of, presented, 160,

406, 533.
Treasury notes, bill authorizing the issue of, reported, 9,

considered, 45 to 49; postponed, 49; again taken
up, 50; amendments proposed, 66, 67, 75; or-

dered to a third reading, 75 ; passed, 77.
'Treasury notes, bill authorizing an issue of, received from

the House, 517; read twice and referred 518 ;
reported 520 ; amendment proposed 520 ; nega.

tived 522 ; passed 522.
Vice President retires from the chair of the Senate, 551.
Vicksburg, port of entry at, 104.
Wyer, Edward, elected door-keeper, 2.
Warehouse bill. (See Goods and merchandise.)
Veas and nays on amendment to bill to postpone payment

of fourth instalment to Siates, 30, 31; on en-

grossing the bill, 31 ; on passage, 45.
on postponing Treasury note bill, 49.
on amendment to Treasury note bill, 75.
on third reading of Treasury note bill, 75.
on posiponing sub-Treasury bill, 269, on passage,

511.
on resolution in relation to the expediency of es-

tablishing a national bank, 271, 282.
on amendment of House to deposite bill, 422.
on a nendment to attorneys' fee bill, 515.
on recommitment, 516.
on postponing warebouse bill, 519, 525.
on amendment to same, 519.
on third reading of same, 525.
on amendment to Treasury note bill from the

House, 522.
on passage of same, 522.

NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS IN THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

Clay, Mr., on subscription to Gales and Seaton's State Pa.

pers, 552.

Allen, Mr., on national bank, 278.
Bayard, Mr., on sub-Treasury bill, 423.

on warehouse bill, 524.
Benton, Mr., on Treasury note bill, 48, 66, 520, 521.

on sub-Treasury bill, 188, 310, 497.
on national bank, 280, 281.
on District banks, 526.

on bankrupt law, 533.
Black, Mr., on petitions for national bank, 281.
Brown, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 36.

on sub-Treasury bill, 106.
Buchanan, Mr., on the businoss to be acted on Juring the

session, 8.
on printing President's message, 3.
on fourth instalment hill, 26, 29, 30.
on bill to deposite merchandise in public stures, 77.
on sub-'Treasury bill, 351, 492, 496.
on adjournment, 469.
on attorneys' fee bill, 498, 513, 515.
on warehouse bill, 516, 522, 524.
on District banks, 529, 530.
on bill claims on deposite banks, 555.

on Indian hostility bill, 558.
Calhoun, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 7, 10, 14, 20, 34.

on Treasury note bill, 47, 18, 49, 50, 75, 518.
on sub-Treasury bill, 184, 186, 187, 188, 243

250, 326, 437, 440, 169.
on national bank, 271, 275.
on warehouse bill, 516, 517, 518, 519, 524.

on attorneys' fee bill, 514.
Clay, Mr , of Alabama, on restoring jurisdiction to district

courts, 8, 9.
on Treasury note bill, 47.
on sub-Treasury bill, 501, 511,

on Indian hostility bill, 553.

on adjusting claims on deposite banks, 555.
Clay, Mr., of Kentucky, on appointment of standing com-

mittees, 3.
on printing President's message, 3.
on Treasury note bill, 45, 46, 47, 521.
on bill to deposite merchandise in public stores, 76.
on sub-Treasury bill, 251, 298.
on national bank, 270, 273.
on attorneys' see bill, 497, 513, 514.
on warehouse bill, 516, 517, 518, 520, 522, 524,

525.
Clayton, Mr., on District banks, 530.
Crittenden, Mr., on fourth instalmenı bill, 34.

on bankrupt law, 550.
on sub-Treasury bill, 310, 496.

on attorneys' fee bill, 515.
Davis, Mr., on annexation of Texas, 160.
Grundy, Mr., on amending rules, 5.

on restoring jurisdiction to district courts, 8.
on attorney's fee bill, 422, 440, 497, 514, 515.
on express mail postage, 512, 513.
on adjournment, 169.

on District banks, 532.
Hubbard, Mr., on appointment of standing committees, 4.

on sub-Treasury bill, 310, 331.
en Districi banks, 531.

on adjournment, 469.
Kent, Mr., on District banks, 526, 527.
King, Mr., of Georgia, on Treasury note bill, 16, 74.

on sub-Treasury bill, 208.
King, Mr., of Alabama, on Treasury sote bill, 49.

King, Mi., on adjournment, 469.

Strange, Mr., on the sub-Treasury bill, 133, 148, 235,
on District banks, 530.

497.
returns thanks on being elected to the chair, 551.

on District banks, 529, 530, 531.
on abolition petitions, 512.

Tallmadge, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 30.
on warehouse bill, 516.

on the sub-Treasury bill, 160, 184.
on extension of credit on merchants' bonds, 525.

on attorneys' fee bill, 498, 513, 514, 515.
Knight, Mr., on warehouse bill, 519.

Tipton, Mr., on sub-Treasury bill, 244.
on express mail postage, 512.

on fourth instalment bill, 421.
Linn, Mr., on Gales & Seaton's State Papers and Debates, Walker, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 7, 41.
552.

on Treasury note bill, 48, 73, 75.
McKean, Mr., on extra pay to officers of the library, 551. on resolution port of entry at Vicksburg, 104.
Niles, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 12, 30.

on national bank, 282.
sub-Treasury bill, 105, 236.

on sub-Treaşury bill, 283.
warehouse bill, 5 19, 524.

on District banks, 530.
District bariks, 530.

Wall, Mr., on extra pay to officers of the library, 561.
Treasury note bill, 521.

Webster, Mr., on postponing fourth instalment, 7, 11,
Norvell, Mr., on Treasury note bill, 521.

13, 15, 25, 28.
District banks, 525, 529, 532.

on Treasury note bill, 75, 517, 521.
warehouse bill, 520.

on bill extension merchants' bonds, 75.
Gales & Seaton's State Papers and Debates, 552.

on sub-Treasury bill, 311, 332, 361, 485, 493,
Indian hostility bill, 553.

495, 510.
Prentiss, Mr., on presenting abolition petitions, 512.

on Sunday speech at Baltimore, 510, 511.
Preston, Mr., on fourth instalment hill, 31, 42.

on attorneys' fee bill, 351, 440, 498, 514.
national bank, 270, 272, 275, 276.

on warehouse bill, 519.
sub-Treasury bill, 383, 406, 423, 496.

on District banks, 531.
slavery memorials, 406, 512.

on presenting petitions annexation of Texas, 533.
Rives, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 11, 12, 13, 15.

on general appropriation bill, 553.
bill, funds to be received for public dues, 49, 77.

on Indian hostility bill, 553, 554.
sub-Treasury bill, 185, 187, 247, 310.

on adjusting claims on deposite banks, 566.
national bank, 279.

Wright, Mr., on fourth instalment bill, 7, 9, 10, 20, 421.
on petitions of John C. Long and Ebenezer Ridge on Treasury note bill, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 74, 520.

on bill extension merchants' bonds, 76, 525.
on Gales & Seaton's State Papers and Debates, 552. on sub-Treasury bill, 441.
Roane, Mr., on national bank, 274.

on attorneys' fee bill, 198, 515.
Sevier, Mr., on restoring jurisdiction to district courts, 9; on warehouse bill, 516, 517, 518, 520, 523.
on district banks, 530.

on District banks, 526, 530, 533.
Smith, Mr., of Connecticut, on national bank, 273.

on subscription to Gales & Seaton's State Papers,
Sunith, Mr., of Indiana, un sub-Treasury bill, 123.

552.
on District banks, 533.

on Indian hostility bill, 653.
on bill adjustment claims, on deposite banks, 654.

on claims on deposite banks, 654, 555.
Southard, Mr., on the sub-Treasury bill, 510.

on general appropriation bill, 556.
on bankrupt law, 521.

Young, Mr., on District banks, 530,

way, 552.

DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Abolition of slavery in the District, petitions for the, pre- | Bankrupt law, inexpediency of reporting a, al this ses-
sented, 764, 1355.

sion, 699.
Acts of Congress, bill to extend the operation of certain, Bank, national, report of Committee of Ways and Means
passed, 1289.

on establishing, 801; motion to lay on the table,
Adjournment, resolution fixing a day for, 937, 1166.

negatived, 802 ; again taken up, 915, 993, 1152;
motion to lay on the table, negatived 1167; amend-

motion to refer to Committee of the Whole, 1217,
ment to extend time of, to 16th October agreed

1254; report concurred in, 1259.
to, 1173

Banks, Corporations, &c. resolution calling for corres-
to postpone further consideration of, negatived,

pondence with, in relation to Treasury note bill,
1174; resolution passed, 1174; committee to in.

1151; agreed to, 1152.
form the President of, 1728.

Bonds, attorneys' fees on, (see Attorneys' fees.)
Allen, Thomas, elected printer to the House, 582. Boundary, resolution calling for correspondence with
Appropriation bill, general, taken up, 1711; amendment

Great Britain in relation to the northeastern,
proposed, 1712; concurred in, and bill read a

614; motion to print 5,000 copies President's
third time and passed, 1715 ; amendments pro-

message in relation to, 993.
posed by the Senate, concurred in, 1718.

Business of the session, resolution determining what, shall
Appropriations for Seminole war, bill making, taken up,

be taken up, 592 ; agreed to, 602.
1715; laid aside, 1716; read a third time and Call of the House ordered 915, 110%, 1103, 1135, 1215,
passed, 1717.

1257, 1998, 1684.
Attorneys' fees, on bonds, bill regulating, (from the Sen- Carr, Mr., appointed doorkeeper to the House, 566.
ate,) read three times and passed, 1406.

Casting vote of Speaker, 1257, 1322.
Ban ks, (see District.)

Chaplain elected, 602.
Ban is of Missouri, resolution asking information in relation Claiborne, Mr., declared entitled to his seat, 1217.
to, 628.

Claims against France, prior to 1800, petitions for com-
Bank, national, petition of citizens of Mount Vernon, Indi-

pensation for, presented, 693.
ana, for a, 697.,

Clerk of the House, election of, 566.

Committee to wait upon the President and inform him of Fourth instalment of deposites with the States, bill to post-
a quorum, 566; report of, 566.

pone the, reported, 602.
Committees, standing, announced, 584; motion to release bill (Senale) to postpone the, read twice and com-
the, from the consideration of pelitions, 592 ;

mitted, 627; reported, 628; taken up, 631; sub-
agreed to, 602.

stitute proposed, 631; debated, 631 10 639; sub-
Contested election, (see Mississippi.)

stitute withdrawn, 640; bill debated, 640 to
Currency, (see District of Columbia.)

661, 668 to 697, 706 to 737, 740 to 764, 772
Defaulters' accounts, resolution asking information in re-

to 798, 803 to 915, 938 to 992, 999 to 1061,
lation to, 628.

1066 to 1103 ; bill ordered to a third reading,
Deposites with the States. (See Fourth Instalment.)

1104; motion to reconsider, 1104; debated, 1115
Deposite banks, bill adjusting the remaining claims on the

to 1135; question taken on reconsideration, and
late, introduced and referred to Committee of the

decided in the affirmative, 1136; amendments
Whole, 621,

proposed and debated, 1136; amendment nega-
similar bill from the Senate, taken up, 1402.

tived, 1143; motion to lay bill on the table,
motion to strike out enacting clause and insert a

1144; motion to recommit bill and amendments
substitute, J402 ; other amendments proposed,

with instructions, 1144; negatived, 1!47; pro-
1403, 1404; debited, 1406 to 1443; again taken

posed amendment adopted, 1148; bill ordered to
up, 1686 to 1711 ; amendment proposed, and

a third reading, 1149; motion to postpone fur-
agreed to, 1717; bill passed, 1717; amendments

ther consideration, 1149; bill passed, 1151.
of the Senaie considered, 1719 to 1723; motion France, petitions for claims un, prior to 1800, presented,
to lay bill and amenilments on the table, nega-

693.
tived, 1724; amendinent of the Senate concur Franklin, Walter S., elected clerk of the Ilouse, 566.
red in, 1724.

Gholson, Mr., declared entitled to his seat, 1217.
District banks, bill to revoke the charters of, introduced, 628, Gregory, Sherlock S., memorial of, presented, 614.
District of Columbia, bill to restrain the circulation of small Hall of the House, proposition to alter the, 1728.

notes in the, taken up, considered, and ordered Hunter, Mr., appointed doorkeeper to the House, 566.
to lie on the table, 1541.

Indian hostilities, vill making additional appropriation for
Doorkeepers to the House appointed, 566.

suppressing, introduced, 628.
Dorsey, Roderick, appointed Sergeant-at-arms, 566. Indian hostility bill from the Senate, read twice and com-
Duty bonds, bill authorizing postponement of payment of,

mitted, 999.
introduced, 614; referred to the Committee of Jefferson's Manual, 2,000 copies ordered to be printed, 628.
Ways and Means, 615; similar bill from the Sen. Mails, (see Express)
ate taken up, 1397; amendments proposed and Meeting of the House, hour of, fixed, 628, 1718.
adopted, and the bill reported to the House, Members, list of, 558.
1398; taken up and various amendments pro Merchants' bonds, (see Duty bonds.)
posed, 1398 to 1401; bill read a third time and Merchandise, bill to authorize, to be deposited in public
passed, 1401.

stores, introduced, 628.
Duties, additional, bill imposing, on public officers, intro- | Message of the President of the United States, at opening
duced 619; referred to Committee of the Whole,

of session, 566; debate on the printing 567.
substitute proposed by Mr. Garland, of Virginia, Mexico and Texas, resolution calling for correspondence
630. (See infra.),

between the United States and, 605.
additional, bill (from the Senate) imposing, on pub motion to print extra copies of correspondence
lic officers, taken up, and referred to same Com-

with, 1156, 1372 ; agreed to, 1378.
mittee of the Whole as House bill, 1258; again Mississippi, concerning the rights of members from, lo
taken up and debated, 1380 to 1397; motion to

their seats, 557; resolution in relation to the cir-
strike out enacting clause and insert substitute,

tificate of, 629, report of committee of elections
1397; bill laid aside, 1397; again taken up,

on, 799, 994, 1061, 1104, 1175; motion to lay
1444 to 1535; amendment rejected), 15:35; sub-

on table, negatived, 1215; report agreed to, 1217.
stitute proposed, 1535; debated, 1541 to 1681; | Moneys, public, plan for the receipt, custody, and disburse-
substitute rejected, 1681; bill reported to House,

ment of, sahmitted, 1728.
1681; motion to lie on the table, 1683, carried, Mount Vernon, Incliana, petitions of citizens of, for a na-
1685; motion to reconsider negatived, 1685;

tional bank, presented, 697.
amendments proposed to, and laid on the table, Massi, Joseph, petitions of executors of, for claims on
1928, 1729.

France prior to 1800, presented, 643.
bill to remit the, on certain goods destroyed by fire National Bank, petition for establishment of, presented, 697.
in the city of New York, taken up, 1716.

report of Committee of Ways and Means on the
motion to go into committee on, lost, 1718,

establishing a, 801; motion lay on the table nego
1719.

atived, 802 ; again taken up 915, 993, 1152,
Election. (See Mississippi.)

1165; molion to refer to Committee of the Whole,
Express nail postage, joint resolution for paying in ad-

1217, 1254; report concurred in, 1258.
vance, read first and second time, 1378 ; passed, Newspapers, motion to supply, adopted, 567.
and returned to Senate, 1379.

New York sufferers by fire, (see Duties.)
Extra pay to officers of the House, 1681.

Northeastern boundary, motion to print 5,000 extra of
Fees. (See Attorneys' Fees.)

President's message in relation to, 993.
Finances, report of Secretary of Treasury on, 567.

Officers of the House, election of, 506.
10,000 copies to be printeil, 567.

Order, decisions of, 610, 614, 628, 676, 699, 771, 772,
resolution to purchase 300 copies reports on the,

798, 907, 992, 1101, 1115, 1116, 1120, 1163,
1725; laid on the table, 1728.

1169, 1170, 1221, 1222, 1257, 1271, 1321,
estimate of the state of, 632, 646.

1351, 1355, 1376, 1379, 1684, 1685, 1696,
Florida war, resolution of inquiry into the manner of pros-

1707, 1719, 1722, 1723.
ecuting the, proposed, 640, 665, 699, 737, 764, Pay of members in specie, resolution of inquiry in relation
1289, 1323, 1404, 1443, 1681.

to, 583, 585, to 592.
Florida campaigns. (See Volunteers.)

Pay of members, memorial to reduce the, presented, 619.

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