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

FRIDAY, DECEMRER 8th, 1815.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee, that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled “ An act to authorize the President of the United States, to lease for the term therein mentioned, the new building on Capitol Hill, with the appurtenances, for the better accommodation of Congress.”

The President communicated a report of the Secretary for the Department of Treasury, prepared in obedience to the act, “ to establish the the Treasury Department, and the act supplementary thereto," and the report was read.

Mr. Bibb submitted the following motions for consideration :

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to foreign affairs, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to the militia, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to military affairs, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to naval affairs, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to finance, and an uniform national currency, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise,

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to manufactures, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to roads and canals, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

Resolved, That so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to a national seminary of learning within the District of Columbia, be referred to a select committee, with leave to report by bill or otherwise.

On motion by Mr. Fromentin, It was agreed, that when the Senate adjourn, it be to Monday next.

On motion by Mr. Wilson, The Senate proceeded to the appointment of a Chaplain on their part, and on the ballots having been counted, it appeared that the Reverend John Glendie had a majority, and was elected.

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

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dougherty their Clerk:

Mr. President- The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signa. ture of their President.

The House of Representatives have appointed the Reverend Spencer H. Cone, Chaplain on their part. And he withdrew.

The President signed the enrolled bill last reported to have been examined; and it was delivered to the committee, to be laid before the President of the United States.

On motion, The Senate adjourned to 11 o'clock on Monday morning.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11th, 1815.

The honourable Robert H. Goldsborough, from the state of Maryland, took his seat in the Senate.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee, that they had on the 8th instant laid before the President of the United States, the enrolled bill, entitled “ An act, to authorize the President of the United States to lease for the term therein mentioned, the new building on Capitol Hill, with the

appurtenances, for the better accommodation of Congress."

The President communicated the report of the Secretary for the Department of War, made conformably to the act of the 3d March, 1809, entitled

- An act further to amend the several acts for the establishment and regulation of the Treasury, War, and Navy Departments ;" and the report

was read.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to foreign affairs; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Bibb, Mr. Dana, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Barry, and Mr. King, be the committee.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to the militia; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Varnum, Mr. Lacock, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Tichenor, and Mr. Turner, be the committee.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the Unit- . ed States, as relates to military affairs; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Barbour, Mr. Williams, Mr. Ruggles, Mr. Goldsborough, and Mr. Condit, be the committe.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the Unit- .

ed States, as relates to naval affairs; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Tait, Mr. Daggett, Mr. Sanford, Mr. Fromentin, and Mr. Howell, be the committee.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to finance and an uniform national currency; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Campbell, Mr. Chace, Mr. Bibb, Mr. King, and Mr. Mason, be the committee.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to manufactures; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Hunter, Mr. Roberts, Mr, Talbott, Mr. Condit, and Mr. Thompson, be the committee.

The Senate resumed the motion made the 8th instant, for the appointment of a committee on so much of the message of the President of the United States, as relates to roads and canals; and agreed thereto: and

Ordered, That Mr. Morrow, Mr. Brown, Mr. Horsey, Mr. Wilson, and Mr. Gore, be the committee.

The Senate also resumed the motion made the 8th instant, on so much of the message of the Pre

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