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Resolved, That the Pre States, be requested to caus Senate, a statement of the act non-commissioned officers, mu now composing the military United States, to what posts and the number at each post, lespectively.

The resolution directing a copy of the docua ments, printed by a resolve of Congress, of the 27th of December, 1813, to be transmitted to each of the judges of the supreme court, was read the second time, and considered as in committee of the whole.

On the question—" Shall this resolution be engrossed and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative. Mr. Fromentin, from the committee, reported the resolution last mentioned correctly engrossed.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill further providing for the library of Congress; and

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “ An act to continue in force the act entitled · An act for imposing additional duties upon all goods,

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, any fomerchport or place, and for other purposes,” to

iner with the amendments reported thereto, by tb The select committee; and the amendments having been agreed to, the President reported the bill to the House accordingly.

On motion by Mr. Goldsborough,
To strike out the first section of the bill;

It was determined in the negative: Yeas 4, Nays 27.

On motion by Mr. Roberts,
The
yeas
and

nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are Mess. Dana, Mess. Mason, of N. H.

Goldsborough, Thompson
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barbour, Mess. Mason, of Va.
Barry,

Morrow,
Bibb,

Roberts
Brown,

Ruggles,
Chace,

Talbot,
Condit,

Tait,
Daggett,

Taylor,
Fromentin,

Tichenor,
Gaillard,

Turner,
Howell,

Varnum,
Hunter,

Wells,
King,

Williams,
Lacock,

Wilson.
Macon,

On the question-Shall the amendments be engrossed, and the bill read a third time as amended?"

It was determined in the affirmative. The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “ An act to repeal so much of an act passed on the 23d of December, 1814, as imposes additional duties on postage;" and no amendment having been

proposed thereto,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “ An act, continuing in force certain acts laying duties on bank notes, refined sugars, and for other purposes ;” and no amendment having been proposed thereto,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “ An act to continue in force an act, entitled An act, laying a duty on imported salt, granting a bounty on pickled fish exported, and allowances to certain vessels employed in the fisheries.”

On motion by Mr. Macon, Ordered, That the further consideration there. of be postponed until Thursday next.

The bill to increase the pensions of Robert White, and Jacob Wrighter, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time, and the blanks filled with the word “ twenty."

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act to increase the pensions of Robert White and Jacob Wrighter.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill for the relief of Edward Barry, and George Hodge, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act, for the relief of Edward Barry and George Hodge.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The bill for the relief of Xaverio Nandi, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time,

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act, for the relief of Xaverio Naudi.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

Mr. Brown, from the committee appointed on the memorial of the Legislature of the Mississippi Territory, to whom was referred, the bill entitled “ An act, for the relief of Jonathan White," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Brown, from the same committee, to whomi was referred, the bill entitled “ An act, for the

relief of Martin Cole, John Pollock, George Westner, and Abraham Welty,” reported it without amendment.

Mr. Brown, from the same committee, to whom was referred, the bill entitled “ An act, for the relief of Charles Marking" reported it without amendment.

On motion, The Senate adjourned to 11 o'clock to-morrow morning

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31st, 1816.

Mr. Sanford resumed his seat in the Senate.

The President communicated a report of the Secretary of the Navy Department, on the petition of William Garrett, referred to him on the 19th instant; and the report was read.

On motion by Mr. Fromentin, Ordered, That it be referred, together with the petition and the accompanying papers, to the committee on naval affairs, to consider and report thereon, by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Ruggles presented the petition of Edward Wilson, of Belinont county, in the State of Ohio, praying the privilege of applying the amount of two payments he has made on a quarter section of land, purchased of the United States, to the payment of any other unlocated land in the State, which he

proper to enter, for reasons stated in the petition; which was read.

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