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DEBATES IN CONGRESS.

PART I. OF VOL. IX.

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GALES & SEATON'S

Register of Debates in Congress.

TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS...SECOND SESSION:

FROM DECEMBER 3, 1832, TO MANCU 3, 1833.

DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

FIRST BALLOT.

LIST OF THE MEMBERS.

of the Senatc. It woul, therefore, be extremely inconMAINE-John Holines, Peleg Sprague.

venient for him to discharge the duties of the Chair, and NEW TIAMPSUIRE--Samuel Bell, Isaac 11:II.

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

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

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

Mr. Wmte,

14 huysen.

Foot,

8 TYLER,

3 PENNSYLVANIA--George M. Dallas, William Wilkins.

SMITH,

3 DELAWARE--John M. Clayton, Arnoll Naudain. MARYLAND-Ezekiel F. Chambers, Samuel Smith.'

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

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

There being no choice, the Senate proceeded to å se. SOUTH 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.

Suti,

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

Foor,

3 OH10—Thomas Ewing, Benjamin Ruggles.

BELL,

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

There still being no choice, the Senate procecded to INDIANA--William Hendricks, John Tipton. MISSISSIPPI–George Poindexter, John Black.

Mr. WHITE,

16 ILLINOIS—Elias K. Kane, John M. Robinson.

T'ILER,

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

Surii,

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

Foor,

1 A fourth ballot was then had with the following result: Mi. White,

15 Monday, DECEMBER 3, 1832.

Trler,

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 Hon. Hvor L. White, of Tennessee, having rececd 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 bis friends to bestow their suffrages on turned his acknowledgments to the Senate, as follows: liim for President sro tempore. He 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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