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The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill entitled “ An act providing for the settlement of certain accounts against the library of Congress, and for establishing the salary of the librarian.”

Whereupon, Resolved, That they concur therein, and that the title be amended by inserting after the word “ Congress,"

" " for extending the privilege of using the books therein."

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

Mr. Roberts, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act directing the discharge of Ebenezer Keeler and John Francis from imprisonment,” reported it without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act authorizing the comptroller of the treasury to cancel certain export bonds executed by Caspar C. Schutte,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on finance and an uniform national currency, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Young King, a chief of the Seneca tribe of Indians," was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on military affairs, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Thomas H. Boyle,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee appointed the 7th December, on the memorial of the legislature of the Mississippi Territory, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Charles Levaus Trudeau," was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee last mentioned, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act confirming the titles of certain purchasers of land who purchased from the board of trustees of the Vincennes university,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the same committee to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act granting to Amos Spafford the right of pre-emption,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the same committee, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John T. Courtney and Samuel Harrison, or their legal representatives," was read the second time.

On motion,

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on naval affairs to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act rewarding the officers any crew of the Constitution, for the capture of the British sloop of war Levant,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee last mentioned, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act concerning Pharaok Farrow and others," was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the same committee, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of the widow and children of Charles Dolph, deceased," was read the second time.

On motion,
Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Daggett

, Mr. Sanford, and Mr. Goldsborough, to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Roberts presented the memorial of Robert Waln and others, merchants of the city of Philadelphia, praying Congress to except from the operation of the new tariff, certain cotton goods as shall be imported from India under certain circumstances, as stated in the memorial, which was read.

Mr. Gore presented the petition of Levi Thaxter and others, inhabitants of Boston and its vi inity, praying that the importation of sheep's wool

may

be free of daty, for reasons stated in the petition, which was read. Mr. King presented the memorial of the

mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of the city of NewYork, in common council convened, praying Congress to repeal the present duty on coal, and leave the article free from taxation altogether, for reasons stated in the memorial, which was read.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act to fix the commissions of the collectors of the direct tax and internal duties, and to revive and continue in force · An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports and tonnage,” reported it without amendment.

Mr. Campbell, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled " An act to increase the compensations now allowed by law to inspectors, measurers, weighers, and gaugers employed in the collection of the customs, reported it without amendment.

Mr. Campbell, from the same commit'ee, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act for the free importation of stereotype plates, and to encourage the printing and gratuitous distribution of the Scriptures by the bible societies within the United States," reported it without amendment.

On motion by Mr. Campbell, Ordered, That the committee on finance and an uniform national currency, to whom was referred the petition of Harman Hendricks, of New-York,

be discharged from the further consideration thereof, and that the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

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

Mr. President- The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed several enrolled bills, and an enrolled resolution, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The House of Representatives have passed a bill entitled An act for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton," a bill entitled “ An act supplementary to the act passed the 30th of March, 1802, to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes and to preserve peace on the frontiers," a bill .entitled “ An act providing for the sale of certain lands in the State of Ohio, formerly set apart for refugees from Canada and Nova-Scotia,” also a bill entitled “ An act for the gradual increase of the navy of the United States,” and a

" “ Resolution to indemnify Jabez Mowry and others," in which bills and resolution they request the concurrence of the Senate.

They have concurred in the amendment of the Senate to the bill entitled “ An act to abolish the existing duties on spirits distilled within the Unit. ed States, and to lay other duties in lieu of those at present imposed on licenses to distillers of spirituous liquors,” also in the amendments of the Senate to the bill entitled “ An act to enable the

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