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that, unless he may have other communications to make, the two Houses of Congress, having finished the business before them, are now ready to close the present session by an adjournment.

Ordered, That Mr. Dodge be the committee on the part of the Senate.

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives concur in the resolution passed by the Senate for the appointment of a joint committee to wait on the President of the United States, and notify him that unless he may have other communications to make the two Houses, having finished the business before them, are now ready to adjourn; and have appointed Mr. John A. Rockwell, Mr. Howell Cobb, and Mr. Lewis C. Levin a committee on their part.

Mr. Mangum submitted the following resolution; which was conidered by unanimous consent and agreed to:

Resolved unanimously, That the thanks of the Senate are due, and are hereby tendered to the Hon. Mr. Atchison, for the ability, dignity, and impartiality with which he has performed the duties of President of the Senate pro tempore.

Mr. Dodge, from the committee appointed on the part of the Senate jointly with the committee appointed on the part of the House of Representatives, to wait on the President of the United States and notify him that the two Houses, having finished the leg. islative business before them, are ready, if he has no further com munication to make, to adjourn, reported that they had performed the duty assigned them, and that the President replied that he had no further communication to make.

On motion, Ordered, That a message be sent to the House of Representatives to inform the House that the Senate, having finished the business before them, are about to adjourn.

Whereupon,
The Senate adjourned sine die.

APPENDIX:

LIST OF ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS

Passed during the second session of the thirtieth Congress.

PUBLIC ACTS.

An act for authenticating certain records.
An act concerning the pay department of the army.

An act for the better organization of the district court of the United States within the State of Louisiana.

An act to establish the collection district of Brazos de Santiago, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes.

An aet to cause the northern boundary line of the State of Iowa to be run and marked.

An act to continue the office of Commissioner of Pensions.

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.

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

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.

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

An act to extend the provisions of an act approved the third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, for carrying into effect the existing compacts with the States of Alabama and Mississippi with regard to the five per cent. fund and school reservations.

An act to continue the light at Sand's point, on Long Island.

An act to amend an act entitled "An act for authenticating certain records," approved February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and forty-nine.

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

An act to establish the territorial government of Minesota.

An act to carry into effect certain stipulatiens of the treaty be. tween the United States of America and the republic of Mexico of the second day of February, eighteen 'and hundred and forty-eight:

An act to transfer the towns of Vinal Haven, North Hayen, and

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Islesboro' from the collection district of Penobscot to that of Bel. fast, in the State of Maine.

An act to settle the title to certain tracts of land in the State of Arkansas.

An act to establish an additional land office in the State of Missouri.

An act granting a half section of land for the use of schools within fractional township nineteen, south of eighteen west, county of Lowndes, State of Mississippi.

An act to aid the State of Louisiana in draining the swamp lands therein.

An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States.

An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the ser. vice of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine.,

An act to provide for carrying into execution in part the twelfth article of the treaty with Mexico, concluded at Guadalupe Hidalgo.

An act making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An act making appropriations for the support of the military academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty:

An act making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An act making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An act making appropriations for the naral service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An 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 the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty.

An act to amend the act entitled "An act supplemental to the act for the admission of the States of Iowa and Florida into the Union." "An 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.

An act to extend the provisions of all laws now in force relating to the carriage of passengers in mercbant vessels, and the regulation thereof.

An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth June, eigh: teen hundred and fifty, and for other purposes.

An act to abolish imprisonment for debt in certain cases.'

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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.

An act to authorize the coinage' of twenty dollar and one dollar gold pieces at the mint of the United States and its branches.

An act 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.

An act' making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hun. dred and fifty.

An 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.

An act granting five years' half pay to certain widows and orphans of officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, both regulars and volunteers.

An act declaring Fort Covington, in the State of New York, to be a port of delivery, and for other purposes.

. An act in relation to the Fox and Wisconsin river reservation in the State of Wisconsin.

An act for the selection of jurors in certain courts of the United States.

An act to authorize the judge of the courts of the United States of the fifth circuit to hold the circuit court for the district of Kentucky.

An act to make arrangements for taking the seventh census. 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

An act to extend certain privileges to the town of Whitehall, in the State of New York.

An act requiring all moneys receivable from customs, and from all other sources, to be paid immediately into the treasury without abatement or deduction, and for other purposes.

An act supplemental to the act approved the sixth day of July, eighteen hundred and forty-two, entitled “An act confirming certain land claims in Louisiana."

Resolution for the appointment of regents in the Smithsonian Institution.

Resolution relating to the compensation of persons appointed to deliver the votes for President and Vice President of the United States to the President of the Senate.

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

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.

Resolution directing that the government of Russia be supplied

with certain volumes of the narrative of the exploring expedition, in lieu of those which were lost at sea.

Resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives to subscribe for one thousand copies of a further publication of the debates and proceedings of Congress, and for other purposes. :

Resolution for the distribution of the Official Register, or Blue Book, among the several States.

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

Resolution relative to evidence in applications for pensions by widows of deceased soldiers, under the act of July twenty-one, eighteen hundred and forty-eight,

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

PRIVATE ACTS.

An act to compensate John M. Moore.

An act for the relief of Mary Mac Rea, widow of Lieutenant Colonel William Mac Rea, late of the United States army, deceased.

An act for the relief of Jeannette C. Huntington, widow and sole executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased.

An act for the relief of Thomas Talbot and others.

An act for the relief of Peter Capella, administrator of Andrew Capella, deceased, and for the relief of John Capo, and for the relief of Elijah Petty and Hannah Petty, his wife, heirs of John Beardon, deceased.

An act for the relief of Creed Taylor.

An act for the relief of the forward officers of the late exploring expedition.

An act for the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell.

An act for the relief of Thomas Douglass, late United States attorney for East Florida.

An act to provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy surveyor of the public lands in Florida.

An act for the relief of George Center.
An act for the relief of James F. Sothoron.

An act for the relief of the heirs of Jean F. Perry, Josiah Bleakley, Nicholas Jarrot, and Robert Morrison.

An act granting a pension to Bethiah Healy, widow of George Healy, deceased.

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

An act for the relief of James G. Carson.
An act for the relief of Henry D. Garrison.
An act for the relief of the owners of the schooner Ticonic.
An act for the relief of Pierre Chouteau, junior, and company.
An act to provide for the final settlement of the accounts of

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