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Mr. Rusk, from the committee, reported that they had examined and found duly enrolled the bill (S. 398) to grant the right of way to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company.

Mr. Fitzpatrick, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 704) for the relief of Samuel Perry, reported it without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 746) to authorize the coinage of twenty dollar and one dollar gold pieces at the mint of the United States and its branches; and having been amended, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendments were concurred 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 it pass with amendments.

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

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred 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, reported it with an amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said bill, as in Committee of Whole; 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.
Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment.

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed the resolution from the Senate (S. 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 in the State of Wisconsin.

They concur in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 754) making appropriations for the Post Office Department for the year ending the 30th of June, 1830.

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

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

H. R. 773. An act for the relief of Major Charles Larrabee.,
H. R. 76. An act for the relief of David Thomas, of Philadelphia.
H. R. 621. An act for the relief of Captain Alexander McEwen.

H. R. 181. An act for the relief of John P. Skinner and the legal :: representatives of Isaac Green.

H. R. 347. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of George W. Milam.

H. R. 354. An act for the relief of Dr. Adolphus Wizlizenus.
H. R. 464. An act for the relief of William Lott.
H. R. 531. An act for the relief of James Moorhead.

H. R. 659. An act further to continue in force the acts for the payment of horses and other property lost in the military service of the United States.

H. R. 57. A joint resolution for the relief of pursers in the navy as to expenditures made in pursuance of orders during the war with Mexico, and for other purposes.

S. 70. A resolution to fix the meaning of the second section of an act for changing the location of the land office in the Chippewa land district, in the State of Wisconsin.

The President pro tempore signed the ten enrolled bills (S. 398, H. R. 773, 76, 621, 181, 347, 354, 464, 531, 659) and the two enrolled resolutions (H. R. 51, S. R. 70) last reported to bave been examined; and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

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, the 2d instant, the following acts:

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

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

S. 59. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make an equitable settlement with the sureties of Robert T. Lytle, late surveyor general of the district of Ohio.

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

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

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

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

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

S. 473. An act to continue the light at Sands's point, on Long Island.

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

S. 393. An act to provide for an increase of the medical staff,

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and for an additional number of chaplains of the army of the United States.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill (S. 299) to establish the collection district of Brazos de Santa Iago, in the State of Texas; and

Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider their amendments, amended and disagreed to by the House of Representatives, to the bill (H. R. 695) making appropriations for the supportof the army for the year ending the 30th of June, 1850; and

Resolved, That they disagree to the amendment of the House to the 10th amendment; insist on their 1st, 2d, 5th, 8th, 9tḥ, and 11th amendments, disagreed to by the House of Representatives; and ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses.

Ordered, That Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, Mr. Badger, and Mr. Rusk, be the committee on conference on the part of the Senate.

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

On motion by Mr. Douglas, Ordered, That the Committee on Territories be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (H. R. 685) “ to establish the territorial government of Upper California."

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the following bills and joint resolution:

H. R. 406. An act to authorize the citizens of Ozark county, Missouri, to enter less than a quarter section of land for the seat of justice in said county;

H. R. 545. An act for the relief of Polly Dameron, widow of Charles Dameron, deceased;

H. R. 566. An act for the relief of John H. Ohl;

H. R. 61. Resolution granting to the Secretary of the Treasury further time to make the report concerning the sale and entry of certain lands in Cincinnati; and,

No amendment being made, they were reported to the Senate.
Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.
The said bills and resolution were read a third time.
Resolved, That they pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 700) to amend the act entitled "An act supplemental to the act for the admission of the States of Iowa and Florida into the Union;" and,

Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, to

whom was referred the amendment of the House of Representatives
to the bill (S. 343) to provide for carrying into effect the fifth
article of the treaty between the United States and the Mexican
republic for establishing the boundary line between them, reported
trereon.
The Senate proceeded to consider the said amendment; and,

On mi tion by Mr. Allen,
Ordered, That the bill, with the amendment, lie on the table.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the following bills:

H. R. 677. An act for the relief of Sidney Flowers, of Louisiana, and for other purposes;

H. R. 403. An act for the relief of Samuel A. Grier;

H. R. 569. An act for the relief of the president and directors of the Union Bank of Florida;

H. R. 458. An act for the relief of Maurice R. Simmons;

H. R. 742. An act to incorporate the Oak Hill Cemetery, in the District of Columbia; and,

No amendment being made, they were reported to the Senate.
Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.
The said bills were read a third time.
Resolved, That they pass.

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives concur in the 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 11th of the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 699) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending 30th June, 1849; they disagree to the 1st, 2d, 3d, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 13th amendments of the Senate to the said bill; and concur in the 14th amendment of the Senaté, with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Senate proceeded to consider their amendments, amended and disagreed to by the House of Representatives, to the bill last mentioned; and,

Resolved, That they insist on their amendments, disagreed to by the House of Representatives; disagree to the amendment of the House to their 14th amendment, and ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses.

Ordered, That Mr. Badger, Mr. Hunter, and Mr. Yulee, be the committee of conference on the part of the Senate.

On motion by Mr. Rusk, Ordered, That Samuel Walker have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the joint resolution (H. R. 52) relative to evidence in applications for pensions by widows of deceased soldiers under the act of July 21, 1848; and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate:

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

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

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 752) for the relief of Houghton A. Fletcher, reported it without amendment.

On motion by Mr. Cameron, and by unanimous consent,

Resolved, that the 16th joint rule of the two Houses be suspended, so far as relates to the resolution (S. R. 71) relative to the public printing.

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

On motion by Mr. Walker, and by unanimous consent

Resolved, That the 17th joint rule of the two Houses be suspended until the end of the present session of Congress.

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 the bill from the Senate (S. 185) for the relief of James B. Carson.

They have passed the bill (S. 485) making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes, with amerdments; in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill last mentioned; and,

Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

On motion by Mr. Douglas, that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill (H. R. 685) “ to establish the territorial government of Upper California.”

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

Messrs. Allen, Baldwin, Bell, Bradbury, Breese, Clarke, Corwin,
Davis, of Massachusetts, Dayton, Dix, Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas,
Felch, Greene, Hale, Hamlin, Jones, Miller, Niles, Phelps, Spru-
ance, Upham, Wales, Walker, Webster.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Badger, Berrien, Bright, Butler, Calhoun, Cameron, Davis, of Mississippi, Downs, Fitzgerald, Fitzpatrick, Hannegan, Houston, Hunter, Johnson, of Louisiana, Johnson, of Georgia, King, Mangum, Mason, Metcalfe, Pearce, Rusk, Sebastian, Sturgeon, Turney, Underwood, Westcott, Yulee.

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