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Dameron. Polly. (See bill H. R. 545.)
Dameron, Martha. (See bill H. R. 613.)
Dana, Joseph. (See bill H. R. 611.)
Darby, Salsy. (See bill H. R. 723.)
Darden, Simeon. (See John B. Smith )
Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on
foreign manufactures..

99
Davenport, Isaac, adverse report concurred in

56
Davenport, James B. (See bill H. R. 187.)
Davis, Hon. John, attended

3, 349
resolutions submitted by, viz:
amendment of the bounty land laws..

205
committee to make arrangements for the reception of the President elect
on the 5th of March..

267
appointment of the Hon. David R. Atchison as President of the Senate
pro tem., &c.

352
Davis, Hon. Jefferson, attended

4, 351
presented the credentials of the Hon. Augustus C. Dodge.

81
resolutions submitted by, viz:
expenditures and results of coast survey.

85
extension of the pension laws....:

122
filling of vacancies in the board of regents of the Smithsonian Institution 357, 359
yeas and nays

359
Davis, Samuel D., petition...

71
adverse report.

190
Davis, Lot. (See bill H. R. 439.)
Davis, Solomon. (See bill H. R. 795.)
Davis, Ashley, documents...

291
Dawson, Hon. William C., credentials presented.

290
attended......

350
oath taken, &c...

353
Dawson, Frederick, James Schott, and Elisha D. Whitney. (See bill S. 169.)
Dayton, Hon. William L., attended....

resolution by, for the purchase of Colton's Map of the United States, the
British Provinces, and Mexico...

100
Dead Sea, report of Lieutenant Lynch of an examination of-
resolution by Mr. Westcott...

194
report of the Secretary of the Navy.

258
referred and ordered to be printed..

267
Deaths announced, and proceedings thereon-
of Senator Lewis, during recess..

49
of the Hon. Alexander Ď. Sims, of the House of Representatives..

65
of the Hon. Rudolphus Dickinson, late of the House of Representatives.. 369
Debates and proceedings of the Senate, resolution by Mr. Niles relative to the re.
porting and publishing of...

55, 70, 256
motion to reconsider...

239
newspapers that have contracted to publish the debates of the Senate to
be furnished with documents, resolution by Mr. Westcott

79
relative to the contract for publishing the debates and proceedings of the
Senate, resolution by Mr. Badger.....

150, 165, 256
motion to reconsider

259
Debates and proceedings of Congress, subscription for, authorized. (See joint

resolution H. R. 58.)
Debt, abolition of imprisonment for. (See bill H. R. 739.)
De Buys, William. (See bill H. R. 85.)

motion to reconsider....
yeas and nays....
yeas and nays on motion to lay the bill on the table .
yeas and nays on ordering the bill to a third reading

196
De Cordova's Map of Texas, resolution by Mr. Houston.

147
Decatur, Stephen, representative of.....

102
Deep Creek, Conn , citizens of, petition for reduction of postage.

128
Deficiencies of appropriations, bill to supply. (See bill H. R. 665.)
yeas and nays..

123
De Kalb, Major General Baron, grandchildren of. (See bill H. R. 185.)
De Repentigny. (See Agnes Slacke.)
De la Roche, G. F., and W. P. S. Sanger. (See bill H. R. 121.)
Delaware city, ioe harbor at, memorial of pilots and masters of vessels navigating
the Delaware bay and river..

106

177, 195

196
196

368,

198

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Delaware city, ice harbor at, petition of citizens of Philadelphia

232
(See bill S. 415.)
Delaware bay and river, pilots and masters of vessels navigating the, memorial
for an ice harbor at Delaware city...

106
memorial of pilots and masters of vessels navigating the, for a light-
house on the Delaware breakwater

128
Delaware bay and river, piers and harbors in, citizens of Pennsylvania, petition.. 237, 265
Delaware breakwater, light-house on, memorial of owners and masters of vessels
navigating the Delaware river and bay..

128
Delezenne, Christopher, resolution for leave to withdraw.

369
Dent, Frederrck, petition...

112
Depositaries, designated, appointed under the sub-treasury act of August 6, 1846,
resolution by Mr. Bright.......

122
report of the Secretary of the Treasury

138
Derby, Conn., citizens of, petition for an amendment of the patent laws
Des Moines river, bridge over, petition of citizens of Iowa....

3, 350

111
resolution of the Legislature of Iowa...

128
Des Moines and Rock river rapids, improvement of, resolution of the Legislature
of Iowa......

186
Des Moines rapids, improvement of. (See bill S. 452 )
Detroit, pay to the clerk and messenger of the superintendent of Indian Affairs at,
resolution by Mr. Felch...

143
Detroit, citizens of, petition of, for a reduction of postage, &c..

232
Devlin, John S., pétition..

75
report and bill. (See bill S. 462)...

216
Devlin, John, motion to reconsider the vote on ordering bill S. 148 to a third
reading, yeas and nays..

101
Dickinson, Hon. Daniel S., attended..

resolutions submitted by-
establishment oi an office of transfer for United States stocks in the
city of New York...

51
advertising of mail lettings by contract.

54
imprisonment of Wm. Henry Bush at Havana..

143
settlement of the claims of A. S. & A. W. Benson.,

271
Dickinson, Hon. Rudolphus, death of, letter from the Clerk of the House of Rep-
resentatives, announcing.

369
proceedings of the Senate

369
Disability imposed upon certain bidders for mail contracts. (See bill S. 399.)
Discharged committees, motion by Mr. Atherton to rescind the order of last ses.

sion discharging the Committees on Commerce, Pen.
sions, Military Affairs, and Naval Affairs from certain
business..

51
Committee on Naval Affairs discharged from certain bu-
siness....

127
Committee on Foreign Relations discharged..

329
Committee on Commerce discharged..;

329
Committee on Naval Affairs discharged.

329
Committee on Public Lands discharged..

281
Committee on Indian Affairs discharged...

329
Committee on Revolutionary Claims discharged.

329
District of Columbia, retrocession of, to Maryland, resolution by Mr. Douglas
for.....

79
petition of citizens of Norristown, Pa., against...

107
District of Columbia, individual notes in, memorial of citizens of Rockville, Mary-
land, against the issue of....

142
ordered to be printed

147
District of Columbia, slavery in-

petitions and memorials of citizens and others-
Norristown, Pennsylvania.....

107
Pennsylvania 158, 224, 224, 232, 232, 255, 265, 263, 265, 265, 306
New Jersey

220
Eliot, Maine..

265
Sadsbury monthly meeting of Friends..

237
Kennet monthly meeting of Friends..

231
New Garden monthly meeting of Friends..

237
Pennsylvania society for promoting the abolition of slavery 231
members of the boards of aldermen and common council of
Washington.....!

142
committee discharged and leave to withdraw 146

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District of Columbia, slavery in-Continued.

resolutions of State Legislatures-
New York.

yeas and nays.
New Hampshire
Virginia....
Wisconsin
Rhode Island. .......
Florida

North Carolina ......
Disturnell, J., memorial of, relative to the collection of statistics of North Amer.

ica and the West Indies....
Dix, Hon. John A., attended....

resolution by, for an allowance to Robert Beale.......
Dix, Mary B. (See bill S. 457.)

yeas and nays..
Dobbin, Hugh w., petition..

report......
Documents printed by States, resolution of the Legislature of Indiana relative to

the postage on..
Documents, &c., printed for the Senate, resolution by Mr. Cameron to change the

number of copies of.
newspapers that have contracted to publish the debates of the Senate

to be furnished with the documents, resolution by Mr. Westcott..
Dodge, Hon. Henry, attended .

presented the credentials of the Hon. George W. Jones.
Dodge, Hon. Augustus C., credentials presented, &c.....

altended.
resolutions by Mr. Allen for ascertaining the classes in which the Sena-

tors from Iowa shall be inserted.
credentials presented..
oath taken, &c......
resolutions submitted by—

to grant Fort Atkinson to Iowa....
mail routes from Albia to Traders' point, and from Garnevella to Mo-
mail routes from Belleview to Independence, and from Bloomington to

Prairie du Chien...
Doland, Daniel, petition...
Dollar, gold, resolution by Mr. Douglas relative to the coinage of.

(See bills S. 414 aud H. R. 746.)
Doniphan, colonel, his officers and men, resolution of thanks to. (See joint reso-

lution S. R. 39.)
Donkee, Benjamin, resolution for leave to withdraw
Dougherty, John, petition...
Doughty, Amos, adverse report concurred in.....
Douglas, Hon. Stephen A., attended..

presented the credentials of the Hon. James Shields...
resolutions submitied by

retrocession of the District of Columbia to Maryland......
coinage of the gold dollar and double eagle....
to change the hour of meeting....
report of Lieutenant Smith in relation to draining and improving the

valley of Mexico....
Douglass Point, road from the falls of the St. Louis river of Lake Superior to

Point Douglass, on the Mississippi. (See bill s. 412.)
Douglas, Thomas. (See bill S. 94.)
Dow, Jesse E., memorial, road across the isthmus of Tehuantepec..
Downs, Hon. Solomun W., attended.....

presented the credentials of the Hon. Pierre Soulé.
resolutions submitted by-

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establishment of a mint in California.......
business before the committees last session and not reported on, recom-

mitted.....

to change the hour of meeting.
Downs, Isanc. (See bill H. R. 557)
Drew, John. (See W. S. Coodey-also, Wm. P. Ross.)
Drugs and medicines, adulterated, report of the Secretary of the Treasury, rela.

tive to the operation of the act to prevent the importation of .
Dubois, Martin, petition...

103
189

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215

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Dubuque, railroad from, to Keokuk. (See bill S. 372 )
memorial of the Legislaturc of Iowa...

125, 149
Dnbuque harbor, resolution of the Legislature of Iowa.

149, 150
Duffer, James H., petition ....

96
adverse report.

169
Dumas, P. B., memorial for the transfer of exemplifications of the records of the

United States circuit court for St. John's county, Florida, to the State courts.. 128
Duncan, Silas, widow and heirs at law of. (See bill H. R. 200.)
Duties, tonnage duty on Spanish vessels, resolution by Mr. Westcott....

55
report of the Secretary of the Treasury...

306
Spanish vessels exempt from discriminating duties in certain cases. (See
bill H. R. 792.)
committee discharged, and again referred.....

284
tonnage duty on Spanish vessels trading between Cuba and the United
States, resolution by Mr. Westcott, modified and agreed to.....

55
certain bonds for duties on goods destroyed by fire while in the public

store at Norfolk, Virginia, to be cancelled. (See joint resolution H.

R. 48.)
return of duties on merchandise destroyed by fire of 1845 in New York-
memorial of Barclay & Livi ton, and others, merchants in New York

65, 82
proceedings of the corporation of New York...

65
documents relative to.....

103
memorial of merchants of New York....

128
memorial of the chamber of commerce of New York.

128
bill to refund duties on goods, wares, and merchandise destroyed by fire,
(see bill S. 480,) with report. ...,

251
bill to remit duties on certain goods destroyed by fire in New York. (See

bill H. R. 803.)
increase of duties on foreign manufactures, petitions of citizens of -
Columbia county,
Pa.,

65, 107, 175
Schuylkill county, Pa..

65, 99, 107, 167, 175, 204
Berks county, Pa..

99
Lebanon county, Pa.

99
Dauphin county, Pa.

99
Elizabeth township

99
Philadelphia county, Pa.

99, 168, 175
Essex county, N. Y.

107, 108
Lehigh county, Pa....

175
Huntingdon county, Pa..

107
Union county, Pa...

107
Philadelphia city..

107
Pennsylvania..

112, 112, 121, 126, 164, 232
Chester county, Pa......

154
Mifflin county, Pa.......

168
Luzerne county, Pa......

175
Montgomery county, Pa...

175
Clarion county. Pa...

175, 199
Blair county, Pa..

175
Lycoming county, Pa...

175
Mercer county, Pa...

103, 175
discriminating, resolution by Mr. Clarke, relative to repealing the 1st
section of the act of May 24, 1828, concerning.

93, 98
select committee appointed...

98
construction given to the tariff of 1846 in respect to duties on articles

upon the exporiation of which any foreign country pays a bounty, reso.
lution by Mr. Niles.....

72, 76
report of the Secretary of the Treasury.

178
Duval, John P., petition...

86
report and bill (see bill S. 459)

207
Duvall, A. T. H. (See Thomas P. Harrison )
Dye, Lieutenant Jonathan, widow of. (See Sarah Ann Dye.)
Dye, Sarah Ann. (See bill H. R. 538.)

107,

E.

Eagle, Double, resolation by Mr. Douglas relative to the coinage of......

(See bills $. 414 and H. R. 716.)

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233

143
146

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368, 369

154
121

140

265

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126

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201

East Indies, mail steamers from California to, memorial of James B. Moore
& Co......

committee discharged.
East Thomaston, petitions of citizens of St. George, Me., relative to a collection
distriet at.

committee discharged
Eddy, Joshua, heirs of. (See bill H. R. 336.)

document submitted..

resolution for leave to withdraw.
Edgefield district, S. C., petition of citizens of, for a post office.
Edwards, R. M. , petition...
Edwards, T. O., report of the Secretary of the Treasury, relative to an examina-

tion of the operation of the act to prevent the importation of adulterated drugs,
made by......
Edwards, Abraham. (See bill S. 227.)
Eichelberger. (See Erskine & Eichelberger.)
Eighteen.mile creek, improvement of. (See bill S. 431.)
Eligibility of the Hon. James Sbields to a seat in the Senate. (See James

Shields.)
Eliot, Maine, citizens of, petition in relation to slavery.
Elizabeth township, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on foreign man.

ufactures
Elliott, Jesse D., executor of. (See Calvin Blythe.)
Elwes, Catharine, petition.
Emerson, John B., memorial..

résolution reported...
message from the President, with reports of the Secretaries of

State, Treasury, War, and Navy, relative to John B. Em.

erson's invention
report and resolution by the committee.

memorial and papers ordered to be printed.
Emmons, Calvin. (See bill H. R. 28.)
Emmons, Uri, administrator of. (See William Emmons.)
Emmons, William, petition...
Engineer corps, memorial, J. G. Barnard, for the restoration of allowances to.
Ericson, John, adverse report concurred in

leave to withdraw..
Erskine & Eichelberger, petition referred
Eson, James, widow of. (See Frances Ann Eson.)
Eson, Frances Ann, petition...
Essex county, New York, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on for-

eign manufactures .
Estis, Anderson, petition
Evans, George, executor of, leave to withdraw
Evans, William, heirs of. (See bill H. R. 208.)
Evereit, Alexander H., widow of. (Şee Lucretia 0. Everett.)
Everett, Lucretia 0., memorial....
Everglades in Florida, bill to authorize the draining of, and to grant the same to

the State. (See bill S. 338.)
Evidence in applications for widows' pensions. (See joint resolution H. R. 52.)
Executive proceedings of the Senate-

from which the injunction of secrecy was removed during the 2d ses;

sion of the 30th Congress...
from which the injunction of secrecy was removed during the special

128
123

57
358
54

168

107, 108

106

221

114

373

session in March, 1819.....
Exploring expedition, amount expended on the, resolution by Mr. Benton

forward officers of. (See bill S. 81.)
printing of the works of

petition of the president and professors of Yale College

petition of the president of Amherst college...
government of Russia to be supplied with certain volumes

of the narrative of. (See joint resolution H. R. 54.)
Extra pay for service in the war with Mexico

petition of James Foy and others...
memorial of A. G. Blanchard and others
memorial of Thomas H. Holt and others.
petition of Samuel S. Bartlett, in behalf of that portion of the marine

corps which served in California...
memorial of Perry E. Brocchus, in behalf of the marine corps

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228

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175

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