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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) foi the relief of James Norris; and they also

concur in the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 813) to make arrangements for taking the seventh census.

On motion by Mr. Bell, Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged from all subjects referred to the committee and not reported on.

On motion by Mr. Badger, Ordered, That the Committee on Naval Affairs be discharged from all subjects referred to the committee and not reported on.

On motion by Mr. Dix, Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce be discharged from all subjects referred to the committee and not reported on.

On motion by Mr. Cameron, Ordered, That Richard Cochran have leave to withdraw his petition and

papers. On motion by Mr. Bright, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Claims be discharged from all subjects referred to the committee and not reported on.

On motion by Mr. Hannegan, Ordered, That the Committee on Foreign Relations be discharged from the further consideration of all subjects referred to the com- . mittee and not reported on.

Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the resolution (H. R. 47) for the purchase of copies of the General Navy Register and Laws, reported the same without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said resolution 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.
Resolved, That it pass.

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

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 568) for the relief Satterlee Clarke, reported it without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said bill 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.
The said bill was read a third time.
Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. · Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 13) for the relief of Daniel Robinson, reported the same without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said bill 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.

The said bill was read third time.
Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 476) for the relief of Alexander Montgomery, captain and assistant quartermaster of the army; 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 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 concur in the 53d amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 692,} making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the 30th June, 1850, with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate; and recede from their disagreement to the other amendments of the Senaté thereto.

They have passed the following bills of the Senate:

S. 476. Bill for the relief of Alexander Montgomery, captain and assistant quartermaster of the army.

S. 282. "Bill for the better organization of the district court of the United States within the State of Louisiana.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the 53d amendment of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 698,) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the government, for the y.ear ending the 30th of June, 1850.

On motion by Mr. Mason to amend the proposed amendment, by striking out lines 4 and 5, of the 2d section, the words "the existing laws thereof shall be retained and observed and that."

A motion was made by Mr. Yulee that the Senate adjourn; and It was determined in the negative. On the question to agree to the amendment proposed by Mr. Mason,

Yeas..

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27 On motion by Mr. Berrien, The yeas and nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present,

Those who roted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Bell, Berrien, Butler, Cameron, Davis, of Mississippi, Dickinson, Downs, Fitzpatrick, Foote, Houston, Hunter, Johnson, of Georgia, King, Mangum, Mason, Rusk, Sebastian, Turney, Westcott, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atherton, Baldwin, Bradbury, Bright, Clarke, Corwin, Davis, of Massachusetts, Dayton, Dix, Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas, Felch, .Greene, Hale, Hamlin, Johnson, of Maryland, Jones,

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Metcalfe, Miller, Niles, Pearce, Spruance, Underwood, Upham,
Wales, Walker, Webster.

After debate,
On motion, by Mr. Foote, that the Senate adjourn,

ny It was determined in the negative,

s Yeas
Nays.

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

Messrs. Fitzpatrick, Hale, Hunter, Johnson, of Georgia, Mason, Niles, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Atchison, Atherton, Baldwin, Bell, Berrien, Bradbury, Bright, Butler, Cameron, Clarke, Corwin, Davis, of Massachusetts, Davis, of Mississippi, Dayton, Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas, Downs, Greene, Houston, Johnson, of Maryland, Jones, Mangum, Metcalfe, Miller, Niles, Pearce, Rusk, Spruance,. Sturgeon, Underwood, Upham, Wales, Walker, Webster.

On motion by Mr. Atherton, That the Senate disagree to the amendment of the House of Representatives to the 53 amendment of the Senate to the said bill, and that they recede from their said 53d amendment.

s Yeas

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

Messrs. Atchison, Atherton, Baldwin, Bell, Berrien, Bradbury, Bright, Butler, Cameron, Clarke, Corwin, Davis, of Massachusetts, Davis, of Mississippi, Dayton, Dickinson, Dix, Downs, Felch, Fitzpatrick, Greene, Hale, Hannegan, Houston, Hunter, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Georgia, Jones, Mangum, Mason, Miller, Niles, Pearce, Rusk, Spruance, Turney, Upham, Wales, Webster.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas, Metcalfe, Sturgeon, Underwood, Walker, Westcott.

So it was

Resolved, That the Senate disagree to the amendment of the House of Representatives to the 53d amendment to the said bill; and that they recede from their said 53d amendment.

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

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

H. R. 738. Act to extend the provisions of all laws now in force relating to the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels, and the regulations thereof.

H. R. 583. Act for the relief of Thomas H. Noble.
H. R. 609. Act for the relief of Eve Boggs.
H. R. 7. Resolution for the relief of George R. Smith.
H. R. 759. Act for the relief of Charles McLane, of Missouri.

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

H. R. 47. Resolution for the purchase of copies of the General Navy Register and Laws.

H. R. 678. Act for the relief of Amilia Covillion, of Louisiana.
H. R. 548. Act for the relief of Mary Buck.
H. R. 510. Act for the relief of Lowrey Williams.
H. R. 481. Act for the relief of William P. Young.
H. R. 463. Act for the relief of Andrew Flanegan.
H. R. 451. Act for the relief of William H. Wilson.

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

H. R. 285. Act for the relief of John Campbell.
H. R. 385. Act for the relief of John Savage.
H. R. 280. Act for the relief of James Fugate.
H. R. 447. Act for the relief of Polly Aldrich.
H. R. 215. Act for the relief of Peter Shaffer.
H. R. 568. Act for the relief of Satterlee Clark.

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

H. R. 53. Act for the relief of John W. Hackett.

H. R. 291. Act requiring all moneys receivable from customs and from all other sources, to be paid immediately into the treasury without abatement or reduction, and for other purposes.

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

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

The President pro tempore signed the twenty-one enrolled bills, and the two enrolled resolutions last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee to be delivered to the President of the United States. Mr. Rusk

ported from the committee, that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the following bills:

H. R. 210. Act for the relief of Henry Jones. H. R. 780. Act for the relief of Daniel Wilson. H. R. 686. Act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year ending the 30th of June, 1850.

H. R. 691. Act 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.

H. R. 699. Act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the 30th of June, 1850.

H. R. 214. Ăn act for the relief of Noah Phelps.

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

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives

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