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Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.
The said bill was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 352) to make compensation for the transportation of troops and supplies for a limited time over the isthmus of Panama. And after debate,

On motion by Mr. Dickinson,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.
After the consideration of executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1949. The Vice President presented a memorial of citizens of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, praying the enactment of a law for the better regulation of the mileage of members of Congress; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Breese presented a petition of citizens of Illinois, praying a grant of public land to that State to aid in the construction of a. railroad from the upper and lower Missisippi to Chicago.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Dix presented two petitions of citizens of New York, praying the enactment of a law to prohibit the use of intoxicating liquors in the navy, except for medicinal purposes; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Dix presented a petition of merchants and others of New York, praying that buoys may be placed on the shoals on the outside of the island of Nantucket; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Dayton presented a petition of citizens of Trenton, New Jer. sey, praying that the rates of postage may be reduced and the franking privilege abolished:

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Borland presented the petition of S. W. Aldrich, David P. Wells, and N. H. Wyse, officers of a company of mounted rangers who served in the Mexican war, praying compensation for their services; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Rusk reported from the committee that they presented to the President of the United States, the 31st January, the following acts:

H. R. 113. An act for the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador.

H. R. 270. An act for the relief of Captain John Percival.

H. R. 723. An act for the relief of Salsy Darby, of Randolph county, and State of Georgia.

H. R. 724. An act for the relief of Charles Wilson.

S. 361. An act to authorize the issuing of a register or enrolment to the ship Annie Tift.

S. 81. An act for the relief of the forward officers of the late exploring expedition.

S. 106. An act to provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy surveyor of the public lands in Florida.

S. 11. An act for the relief of John M. Moore.
S. 69. An act for the relief of Creed Taylor.
S. 83. An act for the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell.

S. 94. An act for the relief of Thomas Douglas, late United States attorney for East Florida.

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 517) to confirm the title to section sixteen and the west half of section twelve, in township three north, range sixteen east, in Seneca county, Ohio, reported it without amendment.

On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, Ordered, That the Committee on Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Mary Connelly.

Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom the following bills were referred:

S. 357. Bill to authorize new selections of land in lieu of worthless school sections, or sections of inferior quality, and for other purposes;

S. 363. Bill granting to the State of Louisiana land for internal improvements; reported the same without amendment.

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, who were instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the coinage of the gold dollar and the double eagle, reported a bill (S. 414) to authorize the coinage of gold dollars and double eagles; which was read, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported a bill (S. 415) to grant the right of way across the public lands, and to dispose of said land in aid of the several States in the construction of railroads and canals;. which was read, and passed to the second reading

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed a bill (S. 20) from the Senate concerning testimony, with an amendment; in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

They have passed bills from the Senate of the following titles: S. 359. An act for the relief of William Plummer, executor of Starkey Armistead, deceased.

S. 406. An act for the relief of Timothy Cavan.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 85) for the relief of William De Buys, late postmaster at New Orleans; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

On the question, “Shall this bill pass to a third reading?!
It was determined in the negative.

So the bill was rejected.
The Senate

proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 261) for the relief of William Fuller; and having been amended, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendment was concurred in.

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed, and the bill read a third time.

The said bill was read a third time as amended, and the title was amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with amendments.

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

Mr. Pearce, by unanimous consent, asked and obtained leave to bring in a resolution (S. R. 55) extending the time for receiving proposals for the printing of Congress; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
The said resolution was read a third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That this resolution pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 348) for the relief of the captors of the frigate Philadelphia; and having been amended, on the motion of Mr. Dix, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendment was concurred in.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed, and read a third time.
The said bill was read a third time.

Resolved, that this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 92) for the relief of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.
The said bill was read a third time.
Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

A message from the President of the United States by Mr. Walker, his secretary:

Mr. President: The President of the United States approved and signed, this day, the following acts:

S. 81. An act for the relief of the forward officers of the late exploring expedition.

S. 106. An act to provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy surveyor of the public lands in Florida. The resolution was read, and passed to the second reading; and

Ordered, That it be the special order of the day for Wednesday, the 7th February.

Ordered, That the report be printed.

Mr. Bright, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the joint resolution (H. R. 20) for the relief of Samuel T. Anderson, reported it without amendment; and that it ought not to pass.

Mr. Bright alsó submitted a report on the subject; which was ordered to be printed.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 93) to establish an additional district court of the United States in the State of Texas; and having been amended, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendment was concurred in.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
The said bill was read a third time.

Resolved, that this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 407) for the benefit of William R. Campbell, George Myers, and John Kincart; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
The said bill was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

Mr. Rusk reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled the following bills:

S. 81. An act for the relief of the forward officers of the exploring expedition.

S. 106. An act to provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy 'surveyor of the public lands in Florida.

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

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives, having signed ten enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The Vice President signed the ten enrolled bills last reported to have been examined; and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the considération of the bill (S. 13) to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands, and for other purposes; and having been amended, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendments: were concurred in.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time. The said bill was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (S. 352) to make compensation for the transportation of troops and supplies for a limited time over the isthmus of Panama. And after debate,

On motion by Mr. Dickinson,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.
After the consideration of executive business,
The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1849. The Vice President presented a memorial of citizens of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, praying the enactment of a law for the better regulation of the mileage of members of Congress; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Breese presented a petition of citizens of Illinois, praying a grant of public land to that State to aid in the construction of a railroad from the upper and lower Missisippi to Chicago.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Dix presented two petitions of citizens of New York, praying the enactment of a law to prohibit the use of intoxicating liquors in the navy, except for medicinal purposes; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Dix presented a petition of merchants and others of New York, praying that buoys may be placed on the shoals on the outside of the island of Nantucket; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Dayton presented a petition of citizens of Trenton, New Jer. sey, praying that the rates of postage may be reduced and the franking privilege abolished:

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Borland presented the petition of S. W. Aldrich, David P. Wells, and N. H. Wyse, officers of a company of mounted rangers who served in the Mexican war, praying compensation for their services; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Rusk reported from the committee that they presented to the President of the United States, the 31st January, the following acts:

H. R. 113. An act for the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador.

É. R. 270. An act for the relief of Captain John Percival.

H. R. 723. An act for the relief of Salsy Darby, of Randolph county, and State of Georgia.

H. R. 724. An act for the relief of Charles Wilson.

S. 361. An act to authorize the issuing of a register or enrolment to the ship Annie Tift.

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