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Maglenin, James, heirs of, adverse report....

Mail between the United States and Bremen, resolution by Mr. Clarke relative to
the contract with Edward Mills for the transportation of...

report......

New York and New Orleans, resolution by Mr. Yulee for greater
expedition in.....

Mail, transmisssion of the mail in steamers between the United States and for.
eign countries, resolution by Mr. Allen......
report of the Postmaster General......
ordered to be printed.....

report of the Secretary of the Navy......

Mail system, resolution by Mr. Yulee relative to the exclusion of the mail system
from St. Lucie and Dade counties, Florida....

Mail steamers, transportation of the mail between New Orleans and Vera Cruz

in steamers. (See joint resolution S. R. 44)

to Southampton, Bremen, and Havre. (See bill S. 391.)
transmission of the mail in steamers between the United States
and foreign countries, resolution by Mr. Allen.....
report of the Postmaster General....
ordered to be printed.....

report of the Secretary of the Navy..

from California to China and the East Indies, memorial of James
B. Moore & Co...

Mail contracts, bill to define the period of disability imposed upon certain bidders
for mail contracts. (See bill S. 399.)

Mail line, resolution by Mr. Sebastian for an extension of the Napoleon and Rock-
soo mail line, by steamers, to Batesville....

Mail lettings, resolution by Mr. Dickinson relative to advertising for mail lettings
by contract..

Mail routes in Arkansas..

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Maine, petitions of citizens of, mail route from Lewiston falls to Topham....

reduction of postage, &c....
slavery..

Maine, mail routes in, petition of citizens of.

Maison Rouge grant. (See J. W. Mason)
Mangum, Hon. Willie P., attended

resolutions submitted by-

107, 150,

instructions given to Messrs. Sevier and Clifford, United States min-
isters to Mexico prior to the ratification by Mexico of the treaty
with that government, &c......

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appointment of the standing and select committees..

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allowance to persons in the employment of the Senate...

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thanks to the Hon. Mr. Atchison, President of the Senate pro tem-

pore

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appointment of the Hon. David R. Atchison as President of the Sen-
ate pro tempore

purchase of Robert Mayo's work on the Treasury Department...
Manatee, Florida, citizens of, petition for a mail route from that place to Tampa
Manitowoc, memorial of the Legislature of Wisconsin for a road from Nerah to..
Maquoketo river, improvement of, resolution of the Legislature of Iowa....
Marchand, Louis, petition

Marine corps-

petition of Ward Marston and others, to be restored to the marine
corps

petition of Ward Marston, to be restored to the marine corps.......
petition of Samnel S. Bartlett, for bounty land and extra pay to that
portion of the mariae corps which served in California......

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Marine corps-Continued.

memorial of Perry E. Brocchus, in behalf of the marine corps, for extra
pay and bounty land.

resolution by Mr. Breese for extra pay to the marine corps

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Marines, number of, employed in the United States squadron on the northwest
coast, resolution by Mr. Niles

Marine hospital, memorial of the Legislature of Iowa, for marine hospital on
Rock island..

Marine hospital fund, expenditures from, report of the Secretary of the Treasury
Marston, Ward, and others, petition to be restored to the marine corps..
Marston, Ward, petition to be restored to the marine corps..

resolution by Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana...

Martin, Julia, petition for a pension to Luther Martin..
committee discharged and again referred
committee discharged and leave to withdraw.

Martin, Luther. (See Julia Martin.)

Martin, George, petition ...

report and bill (see bill S. 404).

Martin, Robert M., petition.....

report and bill (see bill S. 477).

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Maryland, executive of, resolution by Mr. Pearce to inform the executive of
Maryland of the resignation of the Hon. Reverdy Johnson....
Mason, Hon. James M., attended...

presented the credentials of the Hon. Andrew P. Butler...
appointed one of the regents of the Smithsonian Institution
resolutions submitted by-

official journal of Lieutenant Colonel Philip St. George Cooke....

resolution of July 18, relative to a clerk for the Committee of Claims,
ordered to lie on the table

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Mason, J. W., legal representatives of, and others, memorial....

Massachusetts Historical Society, memorial..

committee discharged.

clerk to the Committee of Claims ....

to change the hour of meeting..............

Mason, John, petition .....

Massachusetts, citizens of, petitions-

reduction of postage, &c........

donation of land to actual settlers
slavery

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Matthews, Wood & Hail. (See bill H. R. 235,)

Maurice river, light-house at the mouth, resolution of the Legislature of New
Jersey for..

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Maury, Lieutenant, wind and current charts of, petition of merchants, &c..
memorial of the Nautical Institution and Shipmasters' So.
ciety of New York ...

Maxwell, James, resolution for leave to withdraw

May, Julian, injunction of secrecy removed from the proceedings of the Senate on
the nomination of....

yeas and nays

Mayo, Robert, report and resolution relative to a work on the Treasury Depart

ment by. (See joint resolution S. R. 57.)

resolution by Mr. Mangum for the purchase of Robert Mayo's
work on the Treasury Department.....

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Menomonie Indians, resolution of the Legislature of Wisconsin relative to a treaty

with, committee discharged......

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treaty with, injunction of secrecy removed from the proceed.
ings of the Senate, and documents in relation to....
yeas and nays

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Mercer county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for the tariff of 1842.

Mervine, Captain, resolution by Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, for the report of Cap-
tain Mervine relative to the battle of St. Clara, Captain Ward Marston, &c..

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Messengers to the Senate, resolution for additional..

Messengers and folders to be continued, resolution by Mr. Rusk.

referred...
report

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Metcalfe, Hon. Thomas, attended

credentials presented, &c..
resolutions submitted by-

water rotted hemp for the navy..

pension to Joseph M. Farrow....

R. M. Johnson's claim

Mexican Gulf Railway Company, report asking to be discharged

Mexico, money collected in, under authority of the United States, resolution by

Mr. Baldwin....

map of. (See Colton's Map.)

map of the valley of, communicated by the Secretary of War..

communication from the Secretary of War..

map ordered to be lithographed...

territory acquired from-

resolution of the Legislature of New York, relative to governments for
and slavery in; also the claim of Texas to that territory....

yeas and nays

resolution of the Legislature of Illinois, relative to slavery in.....
resolution of the Legislature of South Carolina, relative to slavery in.
petition of citizens of Pennsylvania, relative to slavery in..
resolution respecting the procurement and publication of authentic in-
formation as to the laws of. (See joint resolution S. R. 62.)
burying ground in, for the use of the citizens of the United States. (See
joint resolution S. R. 61.)

report of the Secretary of War, showing the operations of the army in
Texas and the adjacent Mexican States

laws of Mexico and Spain in force in California and New Mexico on the
13th May, 1846, resolution by Mr. Breese for a compilation and trans.
lation of..

treaty with, instructions to Messrs. Sevier and Clifford, United States
ministers to Mexico, and other documents relative to-
resolution by Mr. Mangum...

message from the President

bill to carry into effect certain stipulations of. (See bill S. 313.)
bill to carry into execution in part the 12th article of. (See

bill H. R. 684.)

appropriation for secret services during the war with Mexico, resolution
by Mr. Rusk...

(See joint resolution S. R. 67.)

boundary line between the United States and. (See bill S. 343.)

claims arising out of the war with, in the examination of claims of widows
and orphans to take priority. (See bill H. R. 786.)

settlement of the accounts of public officers or others, who may have re-
ceived moneys arising from military contributions or otherwise in Mex.
ico. (See bill H. R. 747.)

Miami reserve, reduction of the price of the public lands in, resolution of the

Legislature of Indiana..............

committee discharged.

(See bill S. 402.)

Michigan legislature, resolutions of, relative to slavery..

Michigan, citizens of, petitions-

improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Ontonagon river, Lake
Superior......

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extension of the pre emption laws to the mineral lands on Lake Su-
perior..

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slavery

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registers and receivers of land offices in, memorial for commissioners
on entries of bounty land warrants...

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mail routes in, petition of citizens of Lapoint county, Michigan
mineral lands in, report of the Commissioner of the General Land Of
fice, communicated by the Secretary of the Treas-
ury....

ordered to be printed....

reduction of the price of. (See bills S. 487 and H. R.
741.)

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Middletown, Connecticut, females of, petition relative to slavery

Mifflin county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on for-

eign manufactures...
reduction of postage &c..

Milam, George W., legal representatives of. (See bill H. R. 347.)
Mileage of members of Congress, memorial of citizens of Philadelphia..
committee discharged ....

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Milford, Wm. (See bill H. R. 571.)

(See bill H. R. 745.)

Military Academy, appropriations for. (See bill H. R. 696.)
Military bureaus, classification of clerks in. (See bill S. 458.)

Military contributions in Mexico, settlement of the accounts of public officers or
others, who may have received money arising from military contributions or
otherwise in Mexico. (See bill H. R. 747 )

Military road and military posts, from the valley of the Mississippi to San Fran-
cisco, resolutions by Mr. Houston...

Military posts between the Red river and the Rio Grande, resolution of the Legis-
lature of Texas relative to, committee discharged and again referred....
Military post in California, near the gold region, memorial of citizens of the
United States

Military post near the gold region, and military escort on the route to California-

memorials of citizens of the United States..
memorial of citizens of Winchester, Illinois..
memorial of A. B. Ralph and others..

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Military force, act to raise an additional, resolution by Mr. Breese to extend 9th
section of to the devisees of deceased soldiers
report

Military establishment-

bill to promote the efficiency of the military and naval establishments.
(See bill S. 340)

report of the Secretary of War of the contingent expenses of the mili-
tary establish.nent....

Military land warrants, petitions of registers and receivers of land offices for com

missions on entries of-

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Florida .....

Louisiana

Michigan

Mississippi..

Wisconsin..

compensation to the registers and receivers of the land
offices, for locating military bounty land warrants,
Choctaw scrip, &c. (See bill S. 483.)

bill in addition to the act of August 14, 1848, in relation
to. (See bill H. R. 662.)

Military service, payment for horses and other property lost in. (See joint reso-

lution S. R. 42, and bills H. R. 659 and S. 455.)

resolution of the Legislature of Arkansas

documents..

Military service, prohibition of corporeal punishment in the military service, pe

titions for; citizens of the United States..

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to suspend the 16th joint rule....

to inform the President that the Senate has assembled, &c..

Miller, Benjamin, petition referred.......

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committee discharged..

Mills, Edward, contract with, for the transportation of the mails between the
United States and Bremen, resolution by Mr. Clarke.......
report...

Mineral lands. (See Lands.)

Minesota, bill to establish the Territorial government of. (See bill S. 152.)

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resolution by Mr. Downs....

President's message, so far as relates to, referred..

Mint in New York or Brooklyn, communication from the mayor of Brooklyn,
with the proceedings of the common council of that city..

(See bill H. R. 396.)

Mirror of the Patent Office, petition of William Greer....

Mississippi, citizens of, memorial for land for the Mobile and Ohio railroad..
Mississippi and Alabama, compacts with, relative to the five per cent. fund and
school reservations. (See bill S. 470.)

Mississippi, valley of, memorial of citizens of the United States in, for a military
post in California, near the gold region

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memorial of the citizens of United States, for a military
escort and military post on the route to California.. 205, 220,
memorial of A. B. Ralph and others.

Mississippi, valley of, resolutions by Mr. Houston, for a railroad, a military road,
and military posts from the valley of the Mississippi to San Francisco...
Mississippi, land claims in. (See bill S. 262.)

Mississippi, right of way and land to, for a railroad from Brandon to the eastern
border of the State. (See bill S. 364.)

Mississippi, upper and

lower, railroad connecting the, with the lakes at Chicago.
(See bill S. 355.)

petitions of citizens of Illinois.....

committee discharged....

committee discharged from the petition of citizens of Win-
nebago county, Illinois....

Mississippi river, resolution of the Legislature for the improvement of...
Mississippi river opposite St. Louis, petition of members of the Legislature of
Illinois for the right of way for a railroad from the eastern border of Illinois to
Missouri Legislature, memorials—

inundated lands in Missouri and Arkansas...
land for the Hannibal and St. Joseph railroad....

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Missouri, mail routes in, resolution of the Legislature of Arkansas..
Missouri volunteers, memorial of Thomas H. Holt and others for extra pay.....
Missouri river, national road from, to the Pacific ocean, memorial of George
Wilkes....

Missouri compromise, petition of citizens of Maryland..

resolution of the Legislature of North Carolina.....

Missouri, additional land office in. (See bills S. 365 and H. R. 525.)

documents..

Missouri, land claims in. (See bills S. 262, and S. 489.)

report..

Missouri, overflowed lands in, memorial of the Legislature of Missouri...
Mitchell, Robert B. (See bill H. R. 541.)

Mitchell, ship James, legal owner of. (See bill H. R. 436.)

Mitchell, John, petition...

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Mobile bay or Tensaw river, right of way and land to Alabama and Florida for a
railroad from Montgomery to Pensacola, &c. (See bill S. 349.)

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Money, public, President's message, so far as it relates to the collection, custody,
and disbursement of, referred ................

bill requiring the public moneys to be paid immediately into the treasury
without abatement. (See bill H. R. 291.)

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