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The bill entitled “ An act to repeal the act entitled . An act to provide additional revenues for defraying the expenses of government and maintaining the public credit, by laying duties on household furniture, and on gold and silver watches," was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled “ An act to authorize the payment for property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States, and for other purposes.”

The bill entitled “ An act for the remission of certain duties on the importation of books, for the use of Harvard College, and on the carriage and personal baggage of his excellency William Gore, governor of the British Province of Upper Canada," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill supplementary to an act entitled “ An act to incorporate a company for making certain turnpike roads within the District of Columbia," 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 supplementary to an act en

titled • An act to incorporate a company for making certain turnpike roads within the District of Columbia.”

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

On motion by Mr. Morrow,
Ordered, That the consideration of the

engrossed bill, making appropriation for the construction of roads and canals, be further postponed until Monday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to establish a system of navigation for the United States.

On motion by Mr. Dana, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrection, and repel invasion, and to repeal the laws heretofore passed for those purposes, together with the proposed amendments.

On motion by Mr. Mason, of Va. Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

On motion by Mr. Dana, Resolved, That the Secretary for the Department of War be directed to lay before the Senate, a statement of the sums expended for the purchase or manufacture of arms and military equipments, for the militia, in pursuance of the act of the 23d of April, 1808, entitled “ An act making provision for arming and equipping the whole body of the militia of the United States ;" and also a statement of the arms and military equipments which have been so provided, and of the distribution thereof, in execution of the same act.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to ascertain and establish the western boundary of the tract reserved for satisfying the military bounties allowed to the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line on continental establishment.

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

T'he Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the committee to whom was referred the resolution relating to the claims of the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, on State and Continental establishment, for bounty lands.

On motion by Mr. Barbour, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to subscribe in behalf of the United States for

shares in the capital stock of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal company.

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

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the committee on military affairs, on the petition of Catharine Robertson.

On motion by Mr. Roberts, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until the first Monday in June next.

The amendments to the bill entitled “ An act to incorporate the subscribers to the bank of the United States," having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time, as amended; and the blanks having been filled, the bill was further amended by unanimous consent.

On the question—“Shall this bill pass, as amended

It was determined in the affirmative, yeas 22,

nays 12.

On motion, The yeas and

nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are Mess. Barbour,

Mess. Fromentin,
Barry,

Harper,
Brown,

Horsey,
Campbell,

Howell,
Chace,

Hunter,
Condit,

Lacock,
Daggett,

Mason, of Va.

Mess. Morrow,

Mess. Taylor,
Roberts,

Turner,
Talbot,

Varnum,
Tait,

Williams.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Dana,

Mess. Mason, of N. H.
Gaillard,

Ruggles,
Goldsborough, Sanford,
Gore,

Tichenor,
King,

Wells,
Macon,

Wilson.
Resolved, That this bill pass with amendments.

Ordereil, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

Mr. Barbour, from the committee on military affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act making further provision for military services during the late war, and for other purposes, reported it with amendments, which were read.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion made the 2d instant, relative to the number of the inhabitants of the Mississippi and Indiana Territories, which was amended and agreed to as follows:

Resolved, That the committees to whom are referred the bills for the admission of the Indiana and Mississippi Territories into the Union as new States, be, and hereby are instructed to ascertain and report to the Senate, the actual number of inhabitants in the said Territories respectively,

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