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The Senate proceeded to consider the motion made yesterday by Mt. Clarke, to reconsider the vote concurring in the amendment of the House of Representatives, to the bill (S. 251) for the relief of the personal représentative of William A. Slacúm, deceased; and the motion to reconsider was agreed to. T.6A 9. The Senate, proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the said bill; andsst i VE!:75:11 Resolved, That they disagree thereto.

Coiron 10 Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

The Senate resumechraslin Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the bill (H. R. 32) for the relief of David Myerlee; and bating been'amended it was reported to the Senate. 1440 s108 the question to concur in the amendment-made-as in Committeelof the Wbole, via: 03/2009 1:,* in

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It was determined in the affirmative,

Yeas 368
? Nays...

23 12915:20n motion by Mr. Bradbury,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators presenti # Those who voted in the affirmative are, 137912 0Mestis. Allen, Atchison, Atherton, Bell, Benton, Borland, Bradbury, Breese, Calhoun, Corwin, Davis, of Mississippi, Dix, Dodge, of Iowan Downs, Felch, Fitzgerald, Hamlin, Hannegan, Johnson, of Georgia, Jones, Metcalfe, Sebastian, Spruance, Sturgeon, Tura ney, Underwood, Upham. Pa 250: 1 -Those who voted in the negative-are, 7:57:;;

Messrs, Badger, Berrien, Bright, Butler, Clarke, Dayton, Dickinson, Douglas Foote, Hale, Houston, Hunter, Johnson, of Louisiana, King, Mangum, Miller, Niles, Phelps; Rusk, Walker, Webster, Westcott, Yulee. You can se': :2 So the amendment was concurred in.it ICT 9

22: JaNo further amendment being made," sai on: 2:

On the question, “Shall the amendment be engrossed and the bollyread a third time?!! yd bautes 9 nit 10aina 9.1109709

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241 10 2100n motion by Mr. Underwood; i sin

The geas and nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative arez ! 0: 597:3197 9:55 draw -Messas? Badgers Baldwin, Belt; -Berrien, Bright; Butler, Clarke, Dayton Dickinson, Dougřas, Foote, Halé, Houston, Johnson, of Loaisiana, King, Mangum, Miller) - Miles, Phelps, Rusk, Walkers Webster, Westcott, Yüleeloq ad iniu a sez57 6:2 bon lo s Those who voted in the negative ate, 92318031#16 26 93 01 bMessris. Alken, Atchison-Atherton, Benton, Borländ, Bradbury, Calhoun, Corwin, Dix, Dodge, ofēIowa, Downs, Felch,

Fitzgerald, 1 Handling Hannegan, Hunter, Johnson; of Georgia, Jones, Metcalfe, Spruance, Sturgeon Turneys Underwood; Upham. 3107 #1

The Senate being equally divided,
The Vice President decided the question in the affirmative.
So it was

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

The said bill was read a third time as amended.
Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment.

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

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1849. Mr. Jones presented the credentials of the honorable Augustus C. Dodge, chosen a Senator by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, in pursuance of the constitution of the United States; which were read.

Mr. Benton presented the credentials of the honorable David R. Atcbison, chosen a Senator by the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, in pursuance of the constitution of the United States; which were read.

Mr. Dickinson presented the petition of citizens of Troy, New York, praying that a charter of incorporation may be granted to Hartwell Carver and his associates, for the purpose of constructing a railroad to Oregon; which was referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

Mr. Atchison presented a memorial of citizens of the United States, living in the valley of the Mississippi, praying the establishment of a military post in California, near the gold region; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Baldwin presented a petition of citizens of Derby, Connecticut, praying that such alterations may be made in the patent laws as will secure to patentees the benefits of their inventions; which was referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office.

Mr. Hale presented a petition signed by the mayor of the city of Rochester, New York, praying that corporeal punishment in the military and naval service be abolished; also, a petition signed as aforesaid, praying that the introduction of intoxicating liquors on board of the United States vessels may be prohibited by law; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Hale presented a petition signed by John A. Granger, in behalf of the village of Canandaigua, New York, praying that the use of intoxicating liquors, except for medical purposes, on board of the United States vessels may be prohibited by law, and a petition signed as aforesaid, praying that corporeal punishment in the military and naval service may be abolished; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Hale presented the petition of the common council of Buffalo, New York; the proceedings of a meeting of citizens of Troy,

New York, and the proceedings of a meeting of citizens of Syracuse, New York, in favor of abolishing the spirit ration in the navy, and corporeal punishment in the military and naval service; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Hale presented the petition of T. A. Johnson, a justice of the supreme court of the State of New York, praying that the spirit iation in the navy may be abolished, and a petition from the same, praying that corporeal punishment in the military and naval service may be prohibited by law; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Hale presented sixteen petitions of citizens of Buffalo, New York, thrée petitions of citizens of Rochester, New York, and a petition of citizens of Utica, New York, praying that the spirit ration in the navy may be abolished; also, sixteen petitions of citizens of Buffalo, New York; two petitions of citizens of Troy, New York, and seven petitions of citizens of Rochester, New York, praying that corporeal punishment in the military and naval service may be prohibited by law; which were referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Sturgeon presented a petition of citizens of Clarion county, Pennsylvania, praying an increase of the duties on foreign manufactures; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. Sturgeon presented resolutions passed by the Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania, in favor of providing by law for the permanent settlement, in the northwestern territory, of the various Indian tribes inhabiting the United States.

Ordered, That they lie on the table and he printed.

Mr. Borland presented the petition of 0. B. Hill, late receiver of public moneys at New Orleans, praying to be allowed a charge for office rent, in the settlement of his acconnt; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

On motion by Mr. Bright, Ordered, That the petition of the heirs of Robert Libbey, on the files of the Senate, be referred to the Committee on Pensions.

Mr. Badger presented a resolution, passed by the Legislature of the State of North Carolina, in favor of the adoption of some plan by the government for securing permanent homes to the various Indian tribes along the western frontier of the United States; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed bills of the Senate of the following titles:

S. 163. An act to relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States in a certain Indian reservation in the State of Alabama.

S. 360. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to make reparation for the killing of a Caddo boy by volunteer troops in Texas.

They have passed the bill (S. 413) from the Senate declaratory of the act for the admission of the State of Iowa into the Union with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

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401 H. R: 15. An act for the settlement of the claims of New.Hamp-i shire against the United States;.1.1917 2 H. R.759. An act for thelrelief of Charles McLane, of Missouti; s H. R. 49. Resolution authorizing the Secretary of State to int: crease the number of copies of the laws of Congress annually: dtstributed to the several States and Territories; - HƏR. 50: Resolution for the relief of John B. Nevitt, of: Adams county, Mississippi;

Senges wH. R-51. Resolution for the relief of pursers in the naviy as to expenditures made in pursuance of orders during the war with Mexico; in which they request the coneurrence of the Senate. 14 10 They concur in the resolution, passed by the Senate, respecting the mode of counting the votes for President and Vice President of the United States, and have appointed Mr. Barrow, of Tennessee and Mr. McClelland; of Michigan, tellers on the part of the House of Representatives

tovanie They concur in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 310) for the relief of Sarah D. Caldwell, wife of James H. Brigham; also, in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 190) for the relief of James P. Sexton. 10:1399501

1 Mr. Rusk reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled the following acts: 7

deci: 2 S. 155. An act granting a pension to Betbiah Healy, widow-of George Healy, deceased. 2935.ca Jan

I H. R. 85. An act for the relief of William De Buys, late postmaster at New Orleans.. oo a 400g bort 9 H R. 190/ An act for the relief of James P. Sexton and Joshua Holden. 1:noin 7:00

H. R, 310. An act for the relief of Sarah D. Caldwell, wife of James H. Brigham.. siH, R: 493. An act for the relief of Levi H. Corson, and for other purposes. 119 1 12 57:10 ) 1 TOH. R. 696. An-act making appropriations for the support of the military academy for the year ending the 30th June, 1850. 20

H. R. 697. An act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the yearl ending the 30th June, 1850.3261997196 Isoq On motion by Mrs Atchison's : 9 sew Hy... on St.

Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged: from the further consideration of the bill (5. 453) to authorize the payment to the State of Georgia of the unexpended balance of the sum oftione hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars, which was appropriated to settle the claims of "said State for the services of hêm militiarby:the fact of "August 11, 1842, entitled "Antact to pro. vide for the settlement of the State of Georgia for the services of hrer militia;}" and that it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.9,1 010swol 10,915: slo avize: od :!.B 9 Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whone was referred the bill (S. 408) to authorize the laying off a town at Tra_ der's Point, on the Missouri riverain The State of Iowa, and Ifor other purposes, reported it, without amendment, and submitted : 2 document on the subject; which was ordered to be printed.com

--MraUpbam, from ithe Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to whom was referred the memorial of the representatives of Benja-a min Harrison, submitted an adverse report; which was vordered to be printed.odta: D:!*CE2id ja

- Mr. Upham, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to whom was referred the bilH(H, R. 308) for the relief of Charles A.. Barnitz, husband of: Margaret Barnitz; the only surviving heir of Lieutenant Colonel David Grier, of the army of the revolution, reported, it without amendment, and submitted an adverse report on the subject; which was ordered to be printed.

Mr. Breese, from the Committee, on Pablic Lands, to whom was referred; the bill (S. 372.) to grant a certain quantity of land to the State of Iowa for the purpose of aiding said State to construct a railroad from Dubuque te Kegkuk, reported it with amendments.'

Mr. Davis, of Mississippy, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill (S. 455) to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States, which was read, and passéd to the second reading. 1:

Mr. Davis, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill (S. 454) to make further provision for the widows. and orphans'of, officers, musicians, and privates, whether of the reg-, ular army or of volunteers, who have died, or may die, of diseases contracted while in the service of the United States, and in the line of their duty, in the prosecution of the war with Mexico, reported it without amendment 3154151 s Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of officers of the Tampico mounted rangers, submitted a report, accompanied by a bill (S, 456) for the relief of Lewis Morris and others.':

The bill was read, and, passed to the second reading. . Ordered, That the report be printed ones?

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, to whom was referred the memorial of John B. Emerson, submittedia report, accompanied by:the following resolution: 1995

Resolved, that the further consideration of the petition of John B, Emerson be postponed till Dexti session of: Congress, and that: the Secretary of the Senate furnish :said petitioner with a duly au-: thenticated printed copy of all, the papers on the files of the Senate respecting said case.

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00) Sotto - The: Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent to consider the résošution, and it was agreed to.7151111a.: 1939-18 01: 9:00

On motion by Mr. Westcott, DY-14 vo solo 20 - Ordened;That the memorial of John B. Emerson, and the accompanying papers; be printed. Das ET YT8U10 : 1 *%90 rsbeut 1Mro Bradbury, from the Committee of Clạimsto whom was referrealithe bill(H. R, 528)for the relief of Augustus Ford, reported it without amendment.

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