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Blake, Wm. (See bill H. R. 202.)
Blake, John 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. 423.)
Blodget, Sylvanus. (See bill H. R. 616 )
Blue Book' distribution of. (See joint resolution H. R. 43.)
Blythe, Calvin, petition ...

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

credentials presented.

oath taken, &c....
Boston, Jacob. (See bill 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)
Bowdoinham, Maine, citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c.
Bowen, S. J., leave to withdraw...
Boyd, Joseph K., leare io withdraw
Bradbury, Hon. James W., aliended.

resolutions submitted by

to fix ihe hour of meeting.....
to ser apart a day for private bills .
board or commissioners for the settlement of private claims.
amendment 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 railrvad from Brandon to the eastern border

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

resignation of his appoiniment as regent of the Smithsonian Institution
resolutions submitied 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 devisces of deceased soldiers....
copies of a map for the Commissioner of the General Land Office....
esiablishment 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

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

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

report
mail steamers from Southampton, Bremen, and Havre. (See bill 8.

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

report of the Pusimasier General..
Brennan, Charles, and others, leave to withdraw..
Bren', Thomas L. L., memorial referred...
Brigham, James H.q-wif: of. (Sue Sarah D. Caldwell.)
Bright, Hon. Jesse D., attended.....

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

resolutions submiited br
despatches from ihe 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. Archison as

President of the Senale 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, John 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, perition referred.
Branswick. 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. 199.)
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.)
Bugys. (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 rescind 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., atiended..

credentials presented..
oaih taken, &c.

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

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

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

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

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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 8.300.)
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 froin 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

Missonri 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 resolusion 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
resolution by Mr. Underwood for a board of coinmissioners 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......

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yeas and nays

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

151
resolution of the Legislature of Rhode Island

278
resolutiot of the Legislature of Illinois....

164
resolution of the Legislature of South Carolina

185
resolution 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 tho Navy..

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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 resolution 8. 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. (Seo 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 os, for a pro.

hibition of intoxicating liquors in the navy..
Canfield, Lizur B. (See bill H. R. 282.)
Capella, 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 io, 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 redaction of postage, &c.....
Cayuga Indians. (See Seneca Indians.)
Cazeau, Francis, administrator of, petition referred....,
Cedar Keys, port of entry and delivery at, resolution of the Lagislature of Florida
Cedar Blur, relief of citizens of. (See bill H. R. 802.)

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

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report

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(See bjil H. R. 813.)
bill H. R. 813 referred to the select committee ....
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, &r..

250
Certificates of merit to the non.commissioned officers of the 34 regiment of artil-
lery, petition of the commissioned officers..

244
Champlin, Stephen. (See bill H. R. 77.)
Chaplains, memorial of the Kehnkee 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.....

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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...

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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 log island channel at Charleston. (See bill S. 431.)

citizens of, petition lor 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 wiihdraw...

361
Chatfield, Charity, petition

141
adverse report.

189
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......

116
report of the Second Comptroller and Second Auditor.. 131
referred.....

134
communication from the Second Comptroller....

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

221
select committee on..

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 Settlers," or Western Chero-
kecs, 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 debis......

179
memorial of William P. Ross, W. 8. Coodey, and John Drew,
in behalf of the - Old Settlers" or Western Cherokces....

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 minufactures....

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.)

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