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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 Moorehead.

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.

S. 398. An act to grant the right of way to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company.

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, reported from the committee that they had this day presented to the President of the United States the following acts:

S. 71. Resolution relative to the public printing.
S. 198. An act for the relief of Henry D. Garrison.

S. 212. An act for the relief of P. Chouteau, junior, and company.

S. 10% An act for the relief of George Center.

S. 22. An act for the relief of Mary MacRea, widow of Lieutenant Colonel William MacRea, late of the United States army, deceased.

S. 211. An act for the relief of the owners of the schooner Ticonie.

S. 299. An act to establish a port of entry at the Brazos de Santiago, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes.

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

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

S. 66. Resolution respecting the claims of A. S. and A. W. Benson.

S. 277. An act for the relief of William L. Wigent. S. 185. An act for the relief of James G. Carson. S. R. 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, and establishing an additional land district in the State of Wisconsin.

S. 367. An act to cause the northern boundary of Iowa to be run and marked.

S. 388. An act for the relief of James Hotchkiss.

S. 485. An act making appropriations for light-houses, lightboats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes.

S. 152. An act to establish the territorial government of Minesota.

S. ?1. A resolution relative to the public printing.

S. 211. An act for the relief of the owners of the schooner Ticonic.

S. 299. An act to establish a port of entry at the Brazos de Santiago, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes.

S. 22. An act for the relief of Mary MacRea, widow of Lieutenant Colonel William MacRea, late of the United States army, deceased.

S. 198. An act for the relief of Henry D. Garrison.
S. 107. An act for the relief of George Center.

S. 212. An act for the relief of Pierre Chouteau, junior, and company

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

On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Georgia, Ordered, That leave be given to withdraw the papers relating to the claim of Georgia for the services of militia.

Mr. Atherton, from the committee of conference on the part of the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the bill (H. R. 692) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending June 30, 1850, and for other purposes, reported:

" That they have met the committee of conference on the part of the House of Representatives, and, after full and free conference, they could come to no agreement."

Mr. Atherton, from the committee of conference on the part of the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the bill (H. R. 691) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipu. lations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June 30, 1850, reported

" That they have met the conferees on the part of the House of Representatives, and after full and free conference, the two committees could come to no agreement."

The Senate proceeded to consider their amendments, amended and disagreed to by the House of Representatives, to the bill (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 June 30, 1850; and,

Resolved, That they concur in the amendment of the House of Representatives to the 9th amendment of the Senate; and that the Senate disagree to the amendment of the House to the 10th amendment of the Senate, and recede from their said 10th amendment.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution of the House of Representatives to suspend the 16th joint rule so far as relates to bills numbered 396, 739, 487, 737, 741, 738, and to resolution numbered 62; and,

Resolved, That they concur therein.

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 have passed bills of the following titles:

H. R. 396. Act to establish a branch mint of the United States in the city of New York;

H. R. 487. Act to settle the title to certain tracts of land in the State of Arkansas;

H. R. 737. Act for recording the conveyance of vessels, and for other purposes;

H. Ř. 738. Act to extend the provisions of all laws now in force relating to the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels, and the · regulation thereof;

H. R. 739. An act to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases;

H. R. 741. An act to reduce the minimum price of the mineral lands in the Lake Superior district, in Michigan, and in the Chippewa district, in Wisconsin;

H. R. 779. An act for the relief of James Norris;

H. R. 780. An act for the relief of Daniel Wilson; in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The bill (H. R. 779) for the relief of James Norris was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and considered as in Committee of the 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; and the title thereof was amended, by adding thereto “and for other purposes.”

Resolved, That this bill pass with amendments.

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

The bill (H. R. 737) for recording the conveyance of vessels, and for other purposes, was read the first and second times by unani. mous consent, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and,

On motion,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The following bills were severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and considered as in Committee of the Whole:

H. R. 487. An act to settle the title to certain tracts of land in the State of Arkansas;

H. R. 738. An act to extend the provisions of all laws now in force relating to the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels, and the regulation thereof;

H. R. 780. An act for the relief of Daniel Wilson; and,
No amendment being made, they were reported to the Senate.
Resolved, That the said bills pass.

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

Mr. Fitzgerald presented the credentials of the honorable Lewis Cass, chosen a Senator by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan to fill the vacancy occasioned by his own resignation; which was read, and the oath prescribed by law was administered to him, and he took his seat in the Senate.

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom were referred the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill (S. 313) to carry into effect certain stipulations of the treaty between the United States of America and the republic of Mexico, of the 2d day of February, 1848, reported thereon.

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

Řesolved, that they concur therein.

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

The bill (H. R. 396) to establish a branch mint of the United States in the city of New York was read the first and second time 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 pass to a third reading.
On motion that it be now read a third time,
It was objected to as against the rule.

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

H. R. 759. An act for the relief of Charles McLane, of Missouri;
H. R. 463. An act for the relief of Andrew Flanegan;
H. R. 385. Act for the relief of John Savage;
H. R. 510. Act for the relief of Lowry Williams;
H. R. 7. Resolution for the relief of George R. Smith;
H. R. 52. Act for the relief of Charles Benns;
H. R. 548. Act for the relief of Mary Buck;
H. R. 481. Act for the relief of William P. Yonge;
H. R. 285. Act for the relief of John Campbell;
H. R. 451. Act for the relief of William H. Wilson;

H. R. 313. Act for the relief of John A. Young, a commander in the navy of the United States;

H. R. 678. Act for the relief of Amelia Couvillion, of Louisiana;
H. R. 280. Act for the relief of James Fugate;
H. R. 447. Act for the relief of Polly Aldrich;
H. R. 53. Act for the relief of John W. Hockett;

H. R. 272. Act for the relief of H. Carrington, executor of Paulina Le Grand, deceased;

H. R. 215. Act for the relief of Peter Shaffer;
H. R. 583 Act for the relief of Thomas H. Noble;
H. R. 609. Act for the relief of Eve Boggs;
H. R. 210. Act for the relief of Hervey Jones;
H. R. 214. Act for the relief of Noah ... Phelps;
H. R. 622. Act for the relief of Elizabeth S. Cobbs;

H. R. 161. Act for the relief of the legal representatives of Captain George R. Shoemaker;

H. R. 461. Act for the relief of Robert Ramsay;
H. R. 279. Act for the relief of Jesse Washington Jackson;

H. R. 734. Act to extend the revenue laws of the United States over the territory and waters of Upper California, and to create a collection district therein; 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.

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

S. 129. Act for the relief of James F. Sothoron.
S. 301. Act for the relief of Thomas W. Chinn and others.

S. 313. Act to carry into effect certain stipulations of the treaty between the United States of America and the republic of Mexico, of the 2d day of February, 1848.

S. 48. Act for the relief of Peter Capella, administrator of Andrew Capella, deceased; and for the relief of John Capo; and for the relief of Eliza Petty and Hannah Petty, his wife, heirs of John Beardon.

H. R. 695. Act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the 30th June, 1850.

H. R. 764. Act to establish the home department, and to provide for the Treasury Department an assistant Secretary of the Treasury and a commissioner of the customs.

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

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

The President pro tempore signed the six enrolled bills (S. 129, S. 301, S. 313, S. 48, H. R. 695, 764) last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committoe to be presented to the President of the United States.

Mr. Rusk reported from the committee that they had presented to the President of the United States the six bills (S. 129, 301, 313, 48, H. R. 695, 764) last reported to have been examined.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 379) for the relief of Benjamin Reefsnyder; and

On motion,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 505) for the relief of Mary W. Thompson; and

On motion,
Ordered, That it lie on the table.

On motion by Mr. Atherton, Ordered, That John Whitman have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

On motion by Mr. Clarke, Ordered, That John Baldwin have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives concur in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 52) for the relief of Charles Binns; they concur in the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 779) for the relief of James Norris; and they also

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