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Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Atherton, Benton, Berrien, Borland, Breese, Bright, Butler, Dickinson, Downs, Fitzpatrick, Foote, Hannegan, Houston, Hunter, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana, Johnson, of Georgia, Jones, King, Mangum, Metcalfe, Rusk, Sebastian, Turney, Underwood, Yulee.

The bill having been amended was reported to the Senate, and the amendments were concured in.

Ordered, That the amendments 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 amendments.

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

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled the following bills:

H. R. 698. An act making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions, for the year ending the 30th of June, 1850.

H. R. 15. An act for the settlement of the claims of New Hamp. shire against the United States.

H. R. 497. An act for the relief of E. B. Cogswell.

H. R. 797. An act in relation to the Fox and Wisconsin reservation in the State of Wisconsin.

S. 393. An act to provide for an increase of the medical staff and for an additional number of chaplains of the army of the United States.

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

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

The Vice President signed the five enrolled bills (". R. 698,15, 497, 797, 393) last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee, to be presented to the President of the United States.

The bill (H. R. 813) making arrangements for taking the seventh census was read the first and second times by unanimous consent;

Ordered, That it be referred to the select committee on the census.

The bill (H. R. 747) to provide for the settlement of the accounts of public officers and others who may have received moneys arising from military contributions or otherwise in Mexico, was read the first and second times by unanimous consent:

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

The bill (H. R. 752) for the relief of Stoughton A. Fletcher was read the first and second times by unanimous consent:

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Pensions. The bill (H. R. 61) authorizing the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives to subscribe for a thousand copies of a further publication of the debates and proceedings of Congress, and for other purposes, was read the first and second times by unanimous consent:

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on the Library.

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives concur in the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th amendments of the Senate to the bilí (H, R. 691) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending 30th June, 1850; they agree to the 9th amendment of the Senate, with an amendment, and they agree to the 10th amendment of the Senate with an amendment. The House of Representatives ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses, and have appointed Mr. Vinton, Mr. Brodhead, and Mr. Barringer, a committee of conference on their part.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to their 9th and 10th amendments to the said bill; and,

Resolved, That they disagree to the amendments of the House of Representatives to the said 9th and 10th amendments, and agree to the conference asked by the House of Representatives on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses.

Ordered, That Mr. Atherton, Mr. Bell, and Mr. Hunter, be tie committee of conference on the part of the Senate.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill (S. 152) to establish the territorial government of Minnesota; and having concurred in the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th amendments of the House of Representatives;

On motion by Mr. Douglas, that the Senate disagree to the following 9th amendment:

"At the end of the bill add as follows:

“ This act shall take effect from and after the 10th day of March, 1849;"

s Yeas...

30 Nays..........

18 On motion by Mr. Turney, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Allen, Atchison, Atherton, Benton, Borland, Bradbury, Breese, Bright, Cameron, Dickinson, Dix, Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas, Downs, Fitzpatrick, Foote, Hannegan, Houston, Johnson, of Georgia, Jones, King, Mason, Niles, Rusk, Sebastian, Sturgeon, Turney, Walker, Westcott, Yulee. Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Badger, Baldwin, Bell, Berrien, Clarke, Corwin, Davis, of Massachusetts, Greene, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Lou

isiana, Mangum, Miller, Pearce, Phelps, Spruance, Underwood, Upham, Wales.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 725) for the relief of B. 0. Payne, of Albany, and others; 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 it pass.

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

The bill (S. 400) for the relief of Moses E. Levy was read the second time and considered as in Committee of the Whole;

An amendment being proposed by Mr. Badger,

Ordered, That the further consideration of the bill be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 401) for the relief Joshua Barney, United States agent; 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 it pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 367) to cause the northern boundary line of Iowa to be run and marked; 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.

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 proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, (H. R. 282) for the relief of Lizur B. Canfield; 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.

Mr. Fitzgerald reported, from the committee, that they had this day presented to the President of the United States the following enrolled bills and joint resolutions:

H. R. 54. Resolution directing that the government of Russia be supplied with certain yolumes of the narrative of the exploring expedition, in lieu of those which were lost at sea, and for other purposes.

H. R. 799. An act for the benefit of Peter M. Grant.
H. R. 795. An act for the relief of Solomon Davis.

H. R, 574. An act granting a half section of land for the use of schools within fractional township 19, south of range 18 west, county of Lowndes, State of Mississippi.

H. R. 184. An act to amend the charter of the Provident Association of Clerks in the city of Washington.

H. R. 635. An act to aid the State of Louisiana in reclaiming the swamp lands therein.

H. R. 43. Resolution for the distribution of the Official Register or Blue Book among the several States.

H, R. 359. An act for the relief of A. C. Bryan and others.

S. 59. Resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to make an equitable settlement with the sureties of Robert F. Lytle, late surveyor general of the district of Ohio.

S. 295. An act to allow subsistence to certain Arkansas and other volunteers who have been prisoners of war in Mexico.

S. 56. Resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to furnish arms and ammunition to persons emigrating to the territories of Oregon, California, and New Mexico.

S. 225. An act to provide for the final settlement of the accounts of Thomas C. Sheldon, late receiver of public moneys at Kalamazoo, Michigan.

S. 227. An act to provide for the final settlement of the accounts of Abraham L. Edwards, register of the land office at Kalamazoo, Michigan.

S. 258. An act concerning the pay department of the army.

S. 399. An act to define the period of disability imposed upon certain bidders for mail contracts.

S. 413. An act declaratory of the act for the admission of the State of Iowa into the Union.

S. 411. An act for changing the location of the land office in the Chippewa land district and establishing an additional land district in the State of Wisconsin.

S. 473. An act to continue the light at Sand's Point on Long Ioland.

S. 484. An act to amend an act entitled "An act for authenticating certain records,” approved February 22, 1849.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 422) for the relief of Elizabeth S. Cobbs; and,

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1849.
Mr. Douglas presented the credentials of the honorable James
Shields, chosen a Senator by the General Assembly of the State of
Illinois for and during the term of six years from and after the 4th
day of March, A. D. 1849; which were read.

Mr. Berrien presented the credentials of the honorable William
C. Dawson, chosen a Senator by the Legislature of the State of

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Georgia for six years from and after the 3d day of March, 1849; which were read.

Mr. Niles presented a petition of citizens of Rock county, Wisconsin, and a petition of citizens of New York, praying that the rates of postage may be reduced and the franking privilege abolished:

Ordered, That they lie on the table.

Mr. Niles presented a petition of citizens and female inhabitants, of Pennsylvania, praying the adoption of measures for the abolition of slavery throughout the United States.

The motion to receive the petition being objected to;
Ordered, That the motion lie on the table.

Mr. Sebastian submitted documents relating to the claim of Ashley Davis to a pension, in consideration of a wound received in the military service of the United States.

Ordered, That they lie on the table.

Mr. Sebastian submitted documents relating to the claims of W. W. Stevenson, register, and Lemuel R. Lincoln, receiver, at the land office in Little Rock, to compensation for services in superintending certain sales of public lands at that place.

Ordered, That they lie on the table.

Mr. Cameron presented a petition of citizens of Mifflin county, Pennsylvania, praying that the rates of postage may be reduced and the franking privilege abolished; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, presented the petition of H. L. Kendrick, an officer in the army, praying to be discharged from responsibility for a sum of public money of which he was robbed during the evacuation of Puebla, in Mexico, by the United States forces; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Walker submitted the following resolution; which was considered by unanimous consent, and agreed to:

Resolved, That the 16th joint rule of the two Houses be suspended for the remainder of the present Congress.

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

Mr. Walker, by unanimous consent, asked and obtained leave to bring in a resolution (S. R. 70) to fix the meaning of the second section of an act for changing the location of the land office in the Chippewa land district and establishing an additional land district in the State of Wisconsin; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent; 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.
Resolved, That it pass.

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed a reso

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