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Bright, Hon. Jesse D., presented the credentials of the Hon. James Whitcomb

resolutions submiited br-
despatches from the United States minister at Rio de Janeiro relative-

to Com. G. W. Storer...
notice to the President of the United States and to the House of Rep.

resentatives of the appointment of the Hon. David R. Alchison as

President of the Senare pro tempore...
designated depositories appointed under the sub-treasury act of August

6, 1846, &c..
printing the pension laws and bounty land laws.....
annual report of the Commissioner of Patents to be bound, and the

Commissioner to be furnished with copies......
to fix the hour of meeting....

employment of B. F. Brown as a clerk in the Senale.
British provinces. (See Colton's Map.)
Brocchus, Perry E., memorial in behalf of the marine corps for extra pay and

bounty land..
Brouklýn, communication from the mayor of Brooklyn, with the proceedings of

the common council of that city, in relation to a branch mint...
Brown, Jobn P., petition...
Brown, Peter, petition

leave to withdraw.
Brown, B. F., resolution by Mr. Bright for the employment of, as a clerk in the

Senate.
Bruce, John, petition referred.
Brunswick. Maine, citizens of, petition for reduction of postage.
Brush, John M. (See Eugene Van Ness )
Brush, Nehemiah, executors of. (See Eugene Van Ness.)
Bru-h, Nehemiah. (See bill S. 259 )
Bryan, Joseph. (See bill H. R. 193 )
Bryan, John A. (See joint resolution S. R. 19.)
Bryant, A. C., and others. (ee bill H.R. 359.)
Buchanan, Elijah, adverse, report concurred in.....
Buck, Mary.' (See bill H. R 518.)
Buffalo, citizens of, memorial for a railroad from the Missouri to the Pacific.....

petition for a reduction of postage and abolition of the frank.

ing privilege.....
petition for the abolition of the spirit ration in the nary, and

corporal punishment in the military and naval service.....
Common Council of, petition for the abolition of the spirit ration in the
navy,

and corporeal punishment in the military and naval service ....
Bull, Archibald, and Lemuel s. Finch. (See bill H. R. 129.)
Buoys. (See Light-houses.)
Burgess, Charles J., memorial..
Burns, William H., petition...
Burriss, Elizabeth, heirs or assigns of. (See bill H. R. 191.)
Burying ground in Mexico for the use of citizens of the United States. (See joint

resolution S. R 61.)
Bush, William Henry, memorial.

resolution by Mr. Dickinson..
message from the President with report of the Secretary

of State.
Business, motion by Mr. Atherton to roscind the orders of last session discharging

the Committees of Commerce, Military Affairs, Naval Affairs, and

Pensions, from certain .....
before committees last session, and not reported on, recommitted

motion by Mr. Bell....

motion by Mr. Downs.
Butler, Hon. Andrew P., attended..

credentials presented..
oaih taken, &c....

resolution by, death of Hon. Alexander D. Sims.
Butler, David, leave to withdraw...
Butler, William. (See bill H. R. 271.)
Butterworth, Samuel F., (See bill $. 346.)

additional documents....
Caddo boy, reparation for the killing of a, by volanteers in Texas. (See bill s.

360.)
Caldwell, Sarah D. (See bill H. R. 310.)

126

163

199

198

79
69

142
143

252

61

103

103
4, 350

144
352
65
96

218
Pago.
Caldwell, Joseph F. (See bill 8. 83.)
Calhoun, Hon. J. C., attended..

52, 350
Calhoun county, Florida, land for a county site in, resolution of the Legislature
of Florida..

131
California, admission of, into the Union as a State. (See bill $. 390.)
yeas and nays on motion to refer

67
report of the committee....

114
views of a minority of the committee.........

127
select committee on the bill..

148
bill to establish tho territorial government of. (See bill H. R. 685.)
committee discharged .

312
yeas and nays.

314
establishment of a government for, and exclusion of slavery froia the

territory acquired from Mexico-
resolutions of the Legislature of New York.......

140
yeas and nays

140
resolution of the Legislature of Rhode Island.

278
territorial government for California and New Mexico, memorial of
citizens of Maryland ...

143
resolution of the Legislature of North Carolina for the adoption of the

Missouri compromise in the organization of territorial governments
in California and New Mexico

278
report of the select committee on the publication of the results of Col.

Fremont's exploring expedition to, ordered to lie on the table.... 55
telegraph to, memorial of Henry O'Reilly ...

65
establishment of a mint in, resolution by Mr. Downs..

66
President's message, so far as it relates to, referred

67
(See joint resolution S. R. 63 )
bill for ascertaining claims and titles to land in California and New

Mexico, to grant donation rights, and to provide for the survey

of the lands therein. (See bill s. 336.)
road from Fort Smith 19, memorial of the Legislature of Arkansas... 96

(See joint resolution S. R. 54.)
military post and military escort on the route to--
memorials of citizens of the United States...

198, 205, 220, 250
memorial of citizens of Winchester, Illinois

220
memorial of A. B. Ralph and others..

228
laws in force in, on 13th May, 1846, resolution by Mr. Breese for a
translation and compilation of.

307
memorial of Peter Von Schmidt relative to the gold mines in.

82
bill to extend the revenue laws over. (See bill H. R. 734 )
mail steamers from, to China and the East Indies, memorial of James
B. Moore & Co....

167
committee discharged...

233
resolation by Mr. Underwood for a board of commissioners to ascertain

the quantity of appropriated lands in California and New Mexico,
and what disposition should be made of the mineral lands.....

83
arms and ammunition to emigrants to. (See joint resolution S. R. 56.)
extension of the laws relating to Indian affairs over. (See bill 8.382.)
slavery in
resolution of the Legislature of New York.......

140
yeas and nays

140
resolution of the Legislature of New Hampshire....

154
resolution of the Legislature of Rhode Island

278
resolutiot of the Legislature of Illinois.....

164
resolution of the Legislature of South Carolina

185
resolation of the Legislature of Wisconsin......

259
petition of citizens of Pennsylvania....

232
petition of citizens of Montgomery county, Pennsylvania .

107
resolutions by Mr. Houston relative to a communication between the

United States and New Mexico, California, and Oregon, gold in
California .....

109
railroad from the Mississippi to, memorial of William Bayard & Co.. 108
despatches of Commodore Stockton relative to the naval and military
operations in, resolution by Mr. Westcott.

193
report of the Secretary of the Navy..
geological reconnoissance of. (See joint resolution 8. R.51.)
geological reconnoissance of the territories of the United States con-

tiguous to the Pacific coast. (See joint rosolution S. R. 71.)

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Calkins & Co., E. P., sarviving partner and legal representative of. (See Sam.

uel Jones.)

adverse report recommitted...
Callaghan, Bryan. (See bill S. 310.)
Cameron, Hon. Simon, attended

resolutions submitted by, viz:

to supply Senators with newspapers......
to change the number of copies of the Journal, docu-

ments, and bills printed for the Senate......
claims against the Cherokees..
resolution of December 11, 1817, to furnish Senators

with copies of the Constitution and other books ....
payment for services performed in contracting for the

printing of Congress ....

to suspend the 16th joint rule ...
Campbell, William A., surviving partner of James C. Watson
Campbell, John. (See bill H. R. 285.)
Campbell, William R., petition....

(See bill S. 407.)
Campbell, Thomas J. (See Clerk of the House of Representatives )
Canada, bill to admit certain articles the growth of Canada, into the United

States free of duty, &c. (See bill H. R. 471.)
reciprocal free trade with Canada in certain agricultural products-

petition of citizens of Toledo, Ohio.....

petition of merchants, &c., of Baltimore.

annexation of, petition of citizens of Og!e county, Illinois.
Canals, land to the States for railroads, &c. (see bill S. 415.)
Canandaigua, New York, petition of John A. Granger in behalf of the village of,

for the abolition of corporeal punishment in the military and naval

service....
petition of John A. Granger, in behalf of the village of, for a pro.

hibition of intoxicating liquors in the navy..
Canfield, Lizur B. (See bill H. R. 282.)
Capela, Peter. (See bill S. 48.)
Capella, Andrew, administrator of. (See Peter Capella.)
Capital punishment, abolition of, petition of citizens of Schuylkill county, Penn-

sylvania...

committee discharged..
Capo, John. (See bill S. 43.)
Carlton, Rowland, leave to withdraw...
Carman, Aaron, leave to withdraw...
Carnahan, A. M., and others, petition for the transportation of emigrants to

Liberia in United States vessels..

committee discharged, and ordered to die on the table........
Carnes, Peter A., leave to withdraw...

petition.....

report and bill (see bill S. 491).
Carrington, H. (See bill H. R. 272.)
Carsen, James G. (See bill S. 185.)
Carter, D. H. (See John C. Riddle.)
Carter. (See Jennings )
Carver, Hartwell, and associates, memorial...

petition of citizens of Troy, N. Y., for a charter to, for a

railroad to Oregon...
petition of citizens of Attica, for a charter to, for a railroad

to Oregon...
Cass, Hon. Lewis, credentials presented:.

attended..
Caton, William, petition

adverse report
· Cavan, Timothy, petition

(See bill S. 406.)
Cayuga county, N. Y., citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c........
Cayuga Indians. (See Seneca Indians.)
Cazean, Francis, administrator of, petition referred...
Cedar Keys, port of entry and delivery at, resolution of the Legislature of Florida
Cedar Bluff, relief of citizens of. (See bill H. R. 80..)

265
280

121
64

102
116
48
115
309

141

198

238
326
332
149
216
141

153

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Census, bill to provide for taking the seventh census. (See bill S. 353.)
select committee on the bill

61
report

260
(See bjil H. R. 813.")
bill H. R. 813 referred to the select committee ......

287
memorial of J. Disturnell relative to the collection of sta:istics of North
America and the West Indies......

66
memorial of the New York Agricultural Society for the collection of agri.
cultural statistics..

141
Center, George. (See bill s. 107.)
Central and Northern Cross Railroads, resolution of the Legislature of Illinois,
for land for ....

164
Centre county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition relative to newspaper postage. 65, 66
Ceresco, Wisconsin, citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c....

250
Certificates of merit to the non.commissioned officers of the 3d regiment of artil-
lery, petition of the commissioned officers.....

244
Champlin, Stephen. (See bill H. R. 77 )
Chaplains, memorial of the Kehukee Primitive Baptist Association, in relation to
the employment of chaplains by government....

51
Chaplains to Congress, resolution of the House of Representatives for the elec.
tion of.....

6
concurred in by the Senate..

49
election of the Rev. R. R. Gurley by the House of Rep-
resentatives.

52
election of the Rev. Henry Slicer by the Senate..
Chaplains in the army, additional. (See bill S. 393.)
Chapman, Ezra, petition ...

164
Chapman, William, petition

221
Charleston Chamber of Commerce, proceedings of, relative to the coast survey. 158, 164
Charleston, improvement of Hog island channel at Charleston. (See bill S. 431.).
citizens of, petition for the removal of restriction on Spanish vessels..

193
Chase, honorable Salmon P., credentials presented, &c...

356
resolutions by, on the death of the honorable Rudol.
phus Dickinson..

369
Chase, Ann. (See joint resolution S. R. 18.)
leave to withdraw....

361
Chatfield, Charity, petition

141
adverse report.
Chauncey, Henry. (See William H. Aspinwall.)
Cheever, William D., widow and executrix of. (See Jeannette C. Huntington.)
Cherokee Indians, amount due to, according to the principles established by the
treaty of 1846, resolution by Mr. Bell....

189

116
report of the Second Comptroller and Second Auditor..

131
referred.......

134
communication from the Second Comptroller.

137
memorial of Johnson K. Rogers for himse and other Chero.
kees, for an investigation of their wrongs...

221
select committee on.

221, 225
claims made against, especially the " Old Settlers," resolution
by Mr. Cameron..

135
report of the Secretary of War...

204
modification of the order to print..

221
amount advanced to the Old Sertlers," or Western Chero-
kees, resolution by Mr. Bell..

143
report of the Secretary of War..

175
memorial of W. S. Coodey and John Drew, representatives of
the "Old Settlers,” for the payment of their debts..

179
memorial of William P. Ross, W. S. Coodey, and John Drew;
in behalf of the Old Settlers" or Western Cherokees.....

364
committee discharged, and ordered to be printed ......

367
Chester, Wintrhop W., and S. E. Guild, communication......

108
Chester county., Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on
foreign manufactures....

154
memorial of the Kennet monthly meeting of Friends
in relation to slavery.....

231
memorial of the New Garden monthly meeting of
Friends in relation to slavery...

237
Chicago, railroad connecting the upper and lower Mississippi with the lakes at

Chicago. (See bill S. 355.)

110,

167

Page.
Chicago and Mississippi railroad, petition of citizens of Illinois .....154, 161, 168, 171, 232
committee discharged......

281
committee discharged from petition of citizens of Winnebago
county, Illinois.

281
Chickasaw Indians, injunction of secrecy removed from the documents and pro-

ceedings of the Senate in relation to the transfer of certain stock of the Chick.
asaw to the Choctaw Indians..

379
Childs, Henry. (See bill H. R. 555.)
China, resolution by Mr. Clarke relative to the United States consular system

for China, and the violation of the laws of China by any United States
consul

79
mail steamers from California to China, memorial of James B. Moore, & Co.
committee discharged....

223
Chinn, Thomas W. and others. (See bill S. 301.)
Chippewa Indians. (See Saginaw tribe.)
petition...

184
(See joint resolution S. R. 60.)
Chippewa land district, change of the location of the land office, and establish:

ment of an additional land office in. (See bill S. 411

and joint resolution S. R. 70.)
reduction of the price of the mineral lands in. (See bills

S. 487 and H. R. 741.)
Choctaw land scrip, compensation to the registers and receivers of the land offices

for locating. (See bill S. 483.)
Choctaw Indians, injunction of secrecy removed from the documents and pro-

ceedings of the Senate in relation to the transfer of certain stock of the Chick.
asaw to the Choctaw Indians...

379
Chouteau, jr., & Co., P. (See bill S. 212.)
Cincinnati, Secretary of the Treasury allowed further time to report concerning

the sale and entry of certain lands in. (See joint resolution H. R. 61.)
Civil and diplomatic appropriation bill. (See bill H. R. 692 )
Yeas and nays... 208, 211, 223, 231, 243, 262, 263, 264, 269, 270, 270, 276, 276, 277,

277, 330, 331
Claflin, Gecrge S. (See bill H. R. 552 )
Claims, list of, resolution by Mr. Phelps for reprinting and continuing;...

194
board of commissioners for the settlement of private, resolution by Mr.
Bradbury.,...

97
(See bill S. 409.)
miscellaneous, report of the Secretary of the Treasury, of payments for. 278
Clamorgan, Jaques, legal representatives of. (See Isaac W. Taylor:)
Clapper, Elizabeth. (See bill H. R. 22.)
Clarion county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on
foriegn manufactures...

175, 199
Clarke, Hon. John H., attended.

3; 349
resolutions, submitted by, viz:
list of treaties of reciprocity in navigation between the United States
and other nations

rescinded
alteration of the United States consular system for the Chinese and

Turkish empires, violation of the laws of either by any United States
consul, &c....

79
contract with Edward Mills for the transportation of the mails between
the United States and Bremen...

215
repealing 11th section, act 3d March, 1847, providing for an additional
number of general officers ..

250
repealing part of section 1, act 24th May, 1828, concerning discriminat-
ing duties, &c

93, 98
certain commercial treaties, &c.
Clarke, Catharine. (See bill H. R. 553 )
Clark, Satterlee. (See bll H. R. 568.)
Clarkesville Institute, memorial of the Legislature of Arkansas, for land for. 126

(See bill S. 482.)
Clayton, Hon. John M., attended......

50
resolution by, for the appointment of joint committee to report a mode
of examining the rotes for President and Vice President..

169
Clerks in the military bureaus, classification of. (See bill S. 458.)
Click, Henry. (See bill H. R. 230.)
Clifford, Naihan. (See Ambrose H. Sevier.)
Coasting trade, memorial of John S. Shriver for a modification of the act of 1793,
in relation to.....

53

94,

76

93, 98

93, 98

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