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Alleghany river, survey and examination of. (Sce bill 8. 436.)
Allen, Hon. William, åttended.

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resolutions submiited by:
to appoint ihe Hon. Ďavi R. Atchison president of the Senato pro tem-

pore
for ascertaining the classes in which the Senators from Iowa shall be in.
serted

81,81
transmission of the mail between the United States and foreign countries 133
Allen and others, Ebenezer, memorial..

146
America, Norih, memorial of J. Disturnell relative to the collection of statistics
of..

68
American archives, distribution of. (See joint resolution H. R. 55 )
American board of commissioners for foreign missions, memorial referred.

216
leave to withdraw..

360
American Academy of Arts and Sciences of Boston. report of a committee of, rel.
ative to the coast survey..

221
American vessels in distress, resolution in relation to foreign officers or seamen

who shall render relief to. (See joint resolution H. R. 57.)
Amherst college, president of, petition for a new edition and distribution of the
works of the exploring expedition...

228
Anderson, Samuel T. (See joint resolution H. R. 20.)
return of the resolution asked......

110
committee discharged, and the return ordered.......

112
Anderson, Thomas D., legatees of, memorial.......

103
Anderson, William C, petition...

167
Anderson, Timothy P., widow and heirs-at-law of. (See bill S. 221.)
Andrews, Asa, leave to withdraw.

54
(See bill S 35.)
Angus, Anne W. (See bill H. R. 59.)
Ann Arbor, Michigan. citiz ns of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c. ....... 184
Annie Tist, ship. (see bill S. 361)
Ante.chamber, resolution by Mr Foote relative to the superintendent of........
Appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. (See bill S. 384.)
Appendix in the Senate Journal.

340
Appointments by the President not submitted to the Senate, resolation by Mr.

Johnson, of Maryland....
Appropriations, bill to supply deficiencies of. (See bill H. R. 665.)
yeas and 'nays.

123
Atkansas and Missouri, overflowed lands in, resolution of the Legislature of
Missouri ..

221
and other volunteers, subsistence to. (See bill S. 295 )
and other States, overflowed lands in. (See bill S. 253.)
tiile to certain tracts of land in. (See bills S. 290 and H. R. 487.)
office of the surveyor general in, resolution of the Legislature of Ar-
kansas for the continuance of...

180
bill to grant to, the Hot Spring reservation therein. (See bill S. 379.)
committee discharged

280
completion and repair of forts and barracks on the frontier of, me.
morial of the Legislature....

117
school lands in, meinorial of the Legislature...

117
payment of the five per cent. fund due to, resolution of the Leigisla-
ture of Arkansas

180
land claims in. (See bills S. 262 and 489.)
report.

293
new collection district in. (Seo bill 8. 390.)
Salt Spring lands in, resolution of the Legislature of Arkansas

154
report and bill (see bill 8. 466).

222
citizens of, memorial for railroad from Memphis to the Pacific... 149, 225, 265
establishment of mail routes in, resolution of the Legislature of Ar.

kansas

resolution by Mr. Sebastian.
Arkansas Legislature, memorials and resolutions
protection of the frontier from Indian depredations......

96
construction of a road from Fori Smith to California .

96
(See joint resolution S. R. 54.)
for mail ronies from Antoine post office to Ackadelphia; from Boon.

viile to Ozark; and from Clarksville co St. Paul's post office.....
completion and repair of forls and barracks on the Stato frontier... 117

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Arkansas Legislatnre, memorials and resolutions-Continued.
school lands......

117
committee discharged

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bounty lands....

126
adverse report.

206
land for tho Clarkesville Institute.

126
(See bill S. 432 )
payment for horses lost in the military service ...

149
Salt Spring lands ...

154
report and bill (see biil S. 466).,

222
for mail routes from Rockroe to Boonville, and from St. Louis to
Lille Rock..

180
for a grant of land to the States for internal improvements. The pay.

ment of the five per cent. fund in land, and a reduction of the
price of the public lands....

180
continuance of the office of snrveyor general of Arkansas.

180
Armistead, Starkey, executor of. (See William Plummer.)
Armories, national, report of the Secretary of War of the expenses of the national
armories, and the number of arms made and repaired....

105
Arms made and repaired at the national armories, report of the Secretary of
War

105
Arms and ammunition to emigrants to Oregon, California, and Now Mexico.

(See joint resolution S. R. 56.)
Armstrong, Thomas and Elizabeth, petition......

103
Armstrong, Amos (See bill H. R. 453.)
Army, resolutions by Mr. Baldwin relative to the money collected by the army in
Mexico

70
bill amendatory of an act respecting the reorganization of the army.

(See bili S. 385.)
medical staff of the army. (See bill S. 393.)
yeas and nays

286
appropriation bill. (See bill H. R. 695.)
pe:ition of the commissioned officers of the third regiment of artillery rela-

tive to certificates of merit to non-commissioned officers of th it regiment 244
operations of the army in Texas and the adjacent Mexican States, report
of the Secretary of War.....

278
Army Register, communication from the Secretary of War with copies of...... 204
Arnold, John, administrator of. (See George G. Bishop.)
Artillery, third regiment of, commissioned officers of, petition relative to certifi.
cates of merits to the non-commissioned officers of that regiment

244
Ashard, William K, memorial.....

258
Aspinwall, William H., John L. Stephens, and Henry Chauncey, memorial in
relation to the Panama railroad.....

51
referred

60
(See bill S 352.)
resolution by Mr. Baldwin in relation to the contract between the

government of New Grenada and Messrs. Aspinwall, Stephens,
and Chauncey:

69
letter from William H. Aspinwall and others, with additional docu.
ments in relation to the Panama railroad

94
Astronomical clock and telegraph register, report of the Secretary of the Treas.
ary, with a report of the superintendent of the coast survey.

106
Atchison, Hon. David R., attended...

5, 351
resumed the chair
presented the credentials of the Hon. William K. Sebastian.

75
appointed President of the Senate pro tem...

81, 295, 352, 367
resolutions of thanks to...

333, 370
credentials presented..

198
oaih administered..

352
Atherton, Hon. Charles G., attended

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presented the credentials of the Hon. Moses Norris, jr.

306
resolutions submitted by-
to rescind the orders of last session discharging the Committees on

on Commerce, Pensions, Military Affairs, and Naval Affairs,
from certain business..

81
to reser portions of the President's message

67
to rescind the resolution setting apart a day for private bills......

233, 272
for a recess .....

259
yeas and days

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Atlantio ocean, telegraphic communication across, memorial of Horatio Hubbell

and John Henry Sherburne....
resolution by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, for a despatch of Mr.

Wheaton concerning a communication between the Atlantic and

Pacific oceans and the Mediterranean seas .......
Atlantic and Gulf Railroad Company. (Sce bill S. 405.)
Attica, New York, citizens of, petition for the construction of a railroad to the

Pacific by Hartwell Carver and associates....
Auditor, First, of the Treasury Department, and Auditor of the Post Office De.

partment, report in i he case of Jennings, Roddey, & Carter......
Second, and Second Comptroller, report of, showing the amount due the
Cherokees under the treaty of 1846..
referred ...

communication from the Second Comptroller relative to the

above report
Fifth, communication from, relative to light-houses, ordered to be printed
Averill, Canfield. (See bill H. R. 624.)

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Badger, Hon. George E., attended

credentials presented.
oach administered..
resolutions submitted by-
discontinuance of the contract for publishing the debates and proceed-

ings of the Senate ...

pay to Thomas Peters for extra services
Badger, Thomas. (See bill H. R. 128.)
Bagby, Hon. Arthur P., resolution by, in relation to the powers of the general

government on the subject of internal improvements, ordered to lie on the table
Baker, David, petition
Baker, R. L., petition

(See joint resolution S. R. 43.)
Baldwin, Hon. Roger S., attended ...

presented the credentials of the Hon. Trueman Smith.
resolutions submitted by-
contract between the government of New Granada and Messrs. Aspin-

wall, Stephens, anu Chauncey, in relation to the Panama railroad.

moneys collected in Mexico under authority of the United States....
Baldwin, John, adverse report concurred in and committee discharged...

leave to withdraw..
Baldwin, John P. (See bill S. 139.)

yeas and nays..

molion to reconsider.
Baldwin, Enoch, petition....
Baltimore, merchants, &c., memorial for free trade between the United States

and Canada, in agricultural products ...
Barclay, Joseph, adverse report concurred in.....
Barclay & Livingston, and other merchants of New York, memorial for the re-

turn of duties on merchandise destroyed by the fire of 1845
Barnard, J. G., memorial
Barnes, Francis..
Barnes, Henry W., and Randolph M. Cooley, petition...
Barney, H. M. (See joir.t resolution H. R. 18.)
Barney, Joshua. (See bill H. R. 401.)
Barnitz, Charles A. (See bill H. R. 308 )
Barnitz, Margaret. (See Charles A. Barnitz.)
Barren county, Kentucky. (See Glasgow.)
Barilett, Samuel S, petition.. :
Barton, William, heirs of, petition.

report and bill (see bill S. 378)
Bates, David G. (See Moses Meeker.)
Bates, Lewis H. (See Wm. Lacon.)
Baudouin, A., and A. D. Robert. (See bill H. R. 389.)
Bayard & Co., Wm., memorial, railroad from the Mississippi to California.....
Bayard, Samuel J., memorial.

(See bill S. 389.)
Beach, Samuel, resolution for leave to withdraw..
Beach, Samuel, heirs of, leave to withdraw..

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Beale, Robert, resolution by Mr. Dix, for an allowance to

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Beardon, John, heirs of. (See bill S. 48.)
Beatty, Francis G., and Samuel Walker, petition...

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leave to withdraw

307, 313, 361
Bedinger, Henrietta, adverse report concurred in..
Bedinger, Daniel P., petition, transportation of free colored people.

112, 116
yeas and nays.

113, 117
Beetley, Hector St. John, adverse report concurred in..

56
Belfast, transfer of Vinal Haven, North Haven, and Islesboro, from the Penob.

scot collection district to that of. (See bill H. R. 341.)
Bell, Hon. John, attended

4, 351
resolations submitted by-
business before the Committee on Indian Affairs last session, and not re-
ported on, recommitied.....

103
amount due to the Cherokee nation of Indians..

110, 116
amount advanced to the “old settlers" or Western Cherokees..

143
Benns, Charles. (See bill H. R. 52.)
Benson, A. S. and A. W., settlement of the claims of, resolution by Mr. Dickin.

271
(See joint resolution S. 66.)
Benton, Hon. Thomas H., attended

5, 351
presented the credentials of the Hon. David R. Atchison

198
to administer oath to the Hon. David R. Atchison...

352
resolutions submitted by-
amounts appropriated for the coast survey....

70
amount expended on the exploring expedition

71
number of vessels, &c., employed in the coast survey

88
synoptical index to the laws and treaties...

115, 119
to repeal the 49th rule.....

* 189, 202
to appoint the Hon. David R. Atchison president pro tem.......

295
Benton county, Florida, land for a county site in, resolution of the Legislature of
Florida ..

131
Berks county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition, for increase of duties on foreign

manufactures..
Berrien, Ilon. John McPherson, attended.

4, 350
presented the credentials of the Hon. George E. Badger.

presented the credentials of the Hon. Wm. C. Dawson
Bessee, Anthony. (See bill H. R. 119.)
Big Sandy creek, improvement of the harbor at the mouth of. (See bill S. 449.)
Bills, motion by Mr. Atherton to rescind the orders of last session, discharging

the Committees on Commerce, Pensions, Military Affairs, and Naval
Affairs, from certain.....

51
resolution by Mr. Cameron, to change the number of copies of, printed for
the Senate .....

51
resolution by Mr. Bradbury, for an amendment of the rules in relation to
amendments to bills..

258
private, motion by Mr. Bradbury to set apart a day for....

61, 60
resolution by Mr. Atherton to rescind the resolution setting apart
a day for

233, 272
resolution by Mr. Hale relative to the mode of acting upon 221, 227
resolution by the House of representatives for an additional joint
rule in relation to.....

272
return of, asked by the House of Representatives,
joint resolution H. R. 20.....

110, 112
joint resolution H. R. 47

134
return of, asked by the Senate-
bill H. R. 7.....

122, 132
int resolution S. 55.

177, 178
bill S. 415..

212, 218
Bingham, Elizabeth, administrator of. (See John H. Kimball.)
Bishop, George G., and Peter U. Morgan, admiuistrator of John Arnold, petition 179
report.

293
leave to withdraw.

293
Black river, examination of the harbor at the mouth of. (See bill 8. 438.)
Blackford, Wm. M. (See bill H. R. 314.)
Blackford county, Indiana, citizens of, petition for post office at Ransom's storo.. 228
Blair county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition, for an increase of duties on foreign
manufactures.

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Blake, Wm. (See bill H. R. 202.)
Blake, Jobn A., memorial

commiileo discharged
Blanchard, A. G , and others, memorial
Bleakley, Josiah. (See Jean F. Perry.)
Block island, Rhode Island, improvement of the harbor at. (See bill 8. 428.)
Blodget, Sylvanus. (See bill H. R. 616 )
Blue Book distribution of. (See joint resolution H. R. 43.)
Blythe, Calvin, petition ..

committee discharged
Boggs, Eve. (See bill H. R. 69.)
Books 10 Senators, resolution to furnish..
Borland, Hon. Solon, attended....

credentials presented.

oath taken, &c..
Boston, Jacob. (See bull H. R. 607.)
Boston, petition of publishers of periodicals in, relative to postage..
Bosion, insurance companies of, memorial relative to the coast survey....
Bosworth, Benjamin F., resolution by Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, relative to
bounty land to.....

report and bill (see bill s. 375).
Bounty lands. (See Lands. )
Bowdoiuham, Maine, citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c..
Bowen, S. J., leave to withdraw..
Boyd, Joseph K., leave 10 withdraw
Brudbury, Hon. James W., attended.

resolutions submitted by-

to fix ihe hour of meeting...
to ser apart a day for private bills ...
board of commissioners for the settlement of private claims.
aniendment of the rules of the Senate.

resolution of thanks to the Hon. Millard Fillmore
Bradford. Duncan, and J. Sindney Henshaw, petition.....
Bradley and others, William A., memorial.

report and bill (see bill S. 467)......
Brandon, right of way and land for a railroad from Brandon to the eastern border

of Mississippi. (see bill S. 361.)
Brazos de Santiago, port of entry at. (See bill $. 299.)
Breese, Hon. Sidney, attended....

resignation of his appointment as regent of the Smithsonian Institution
resolutions submitted by-

mail route from Kane to Witt's mill or Jalapa.......
to refer the President's message so far as ielates to the public lands..
mail route from Hennepin to Magnolia....
extension of the provisions of the 9th section of the act of 11th Feb-

ruary, 1847, to ihe devisees of deceased soldiers....
copies of a map for the Commissioner of the General Land Offico...
establishment of a marine hospital on Rock island
bouniy lar.d for services in the last war with Great Britain.
extra pay to the navy and marine corps for services in the war with

Mexico,
compilation and translation of the laws in force in New Mexico and

California on 13th May, 1816
to print a report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office with

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his annual report, and to print an additional number of the annual

jeport ..
Bremen, contract with Edward Mills for the transportation of the mails between

the United States and, resolution by Mr. Clarke.....

report
mail steamers from Southampton, Bremen, and Havre. (See bill s.

394.)
postal arrangement with, resolution by Mr. Niles

report of the Postmasrer General..
Brennan, Charles, and others, leave to withdraw.......
Bren', Thomas L. L., memorial referred....
Brigham, James H.,ewif: of. (See Sarah D. Caldwell.)
Bright, Hon. Jesse D., altended...

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