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Maglenin, James, heirs of, adverse report..

209
Mail between the United States and Bremen, resolution by Mr. Clarke relative to
the contract with Edward Mills for the transportation of....

245
report....

293
New York and New Orleans, resolution by Mr. Yulee for greater
expedition in....

266
Mail, transmisssion of the mail in steamers between the United States and for
eign countries, resolution by Mr. Allen....

133
report of the Postmaster General.....

137
ordered to be printed.....

139
report of the Secretary of the Navy....

139
Mail system, resolution by Mr. Yulee relative to the exclusion of the mail system
from St. Lucie and Dade counties, Florida ......

115
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....

133
report of the Postmayer General....

137
ordered to be printed....

139
report of the Secretary of the Navy.

139
from California to China and the East Indies, memorial of James
B. Moore & Co

167
Mail contracts, bill to define the period of disabiliiy 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....

153
Mail lettings, resolution by Mr. Dickinson relative to advertising for mail lettings
by contract..

54
Mail routes in Arkansas..

100, 158, 180
Florida

132. 133, 238
Illinois..

53, 54, 79
Indiana.

228
Iowa...

118, 129, 142, 142, 144, 150, 150, 152, 186, 186, 186, 186
Kentucky

122
Maine.

53
Michigan..

185
Missouri

180
New York...

143, 180
Ohio...

185
Vermont.

75, 143
Wisconsin...

107, 150,

186
Maine, petitions of citizens of, mail route from Lewiston falls to Topham.

53
reduction of postage, &ci.

158
slavery....

265
Maine, mail routes in, petition of citizens of.

53
Maison Rouge grant. (See J. W. Muson )
Mangum, Hon. Willie P., attended

... 174, 350
resolutions submitted by-
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.....
allowance to persons in the employment of the Senate.......... 278, 305, 307
thanks to the Hon. Mr. Atchison, President of the Senate pro tem-
pore

339
appointment of the standing and select committees.

358
appointment of the Hon. David R. Atchison as President of the Sen-
ate pro tempore

367
purchase of Robert Mayo's work on the Treasury Department..

367
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..

61
Maquoketo river, improvement of, resolution of the Legislature of Iowa..

188
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..

63
petition of Samnel S. Bartlett, for bounty Jand and extra pay to that
portion of the marine corps which served in Calitornia....

209

..

180, 187

238

96

61

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245

82

125
278
61
63
244
66

94

229

91
151
186

238

360
4, 350

144
145

94
238
279

292
188

88
307
108

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
Marines, number of, employed in the United States squadron on ihe northwest

coast, resolution by Mr. Niles .....
Marine hospital, memorial of the Legislature of Iowa, for a 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)
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

clerk to the Committee of Claims
official journal of Lieutenant Colonel Philip St. George Cooke..
to change the hour of meeting..
resolution of July 18, relative to a clerk for the Committee of Claims,

ordered to lie on the table
Mason, John, petition...
Mason, J. W., legal representatives of, and others, memorial.

committee discharged..
Massachusetts Historical Society, memorial.
Massachusetts, citizens of, petitions

reduction of postage, &c..
donation of land to actual settlers

slavery
Matthews, Wood & Hail. (See bill H. R. 235,)
Maurice river, light-bouse at the mouth, resolution of the Legislature of New

Jersey for.....
Maury, Rosanna, petition..

adverse report..
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...
Mays, Elizabeth. (See bill H. R. 60.)
Medical staff of the army. (See bill S. 393.)
Medicines. (See Drugs.)
Meeker, Moses, and David G. Bates. (See bill S. 464.)
Millon, Eliza A. (See bill H. R. 378 )
Menomonie Indians, resolution of the Legislature of Wisconsin relative to a treaty

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

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

petition for an increase of duties on for.

eign manufactures
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. ,

228
237
266

258

64
210
141

155
368, 369

384
387

367

165

377
378
103

175

211

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272
367
367
371

4
154

127

169
194, 207

137

70

137
157
159

140
140
164
185
232

278

307

Messengers to the Senate, resolution for additional....
Messengers and folders to be continued, resolution by Mr. Rusk..

referred.....

report .
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 tbat 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, 1816, 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.....
commiitee discharged..

(See bili s. 402.)
Michigan legislature, resolutions of, relative to slavery.....
Michigan, citizens of, petitions-

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

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63
191

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

perior.
slavery
registers and receivers of land offices in, memorial for commissioners

on entries of bounty land warrants....
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.)

63
266

142
185

139
144

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Middletown, Connecticut, females of, petition relative to slavery

154
Mifflin county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on for.
eign manufactures...

168
reduction of postage &c....

291
Milam, George W., legal representatives of. (See bill H.R. 347.)
Mileage of members of Congress, memorial of citizens of Philadelphia..

171
committee discharged

(See bill H. R. 745.)
Milford, Wm. (See bill H. R. 571.)
Military Academy, appropriations for. (See bill H. R. 696.)
Military bureaus, classification of clerks in. (See bill S. 453.)
Military contributions in Mexico, settlement of the accounts of public officers or

others, who may bave received money arising from military contributions or

otherwise in Mexico. (See bill H. R: 717)
Military road and military posts, from the valley of the Mississippi to San Fran-
cisco, resolutions by Mr. Houston...

109
Military posts between the Red river and the Rio Grande, resolution of the Legis-
lature of Texas relative to, committee discharged and again referred....

165
Military post in California, near the gold region, memorial of citizens of the
United States

198
Military post near the gold region, and military escort on the route to California-
memorials of citizens of the United States.

205, 220, 250
memerial of citizens of Winchester, Illinois..

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

228
Military force, act to raise an additional, resolution by Mr. Breese to extend 9th
section of to the dayisees of deceased soldiers

88
report

100
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...

106
Military land warrants, petitions of registers and receivers of land offices for com.

missions on entries of
Florida

111
Louisiana

63
Michigan

141
Mississippi..

72
Wisconsin........

53
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

149
documents.

164
Military service, prohibition of corporeal punishment in the military service, pe.
titions for; citizens of the United States....

167
mayor of Rochester...

198
John A. Granger, in behalf of the village of Canandaigua.

198
common council of Buffalo....

198
proceedings of a meeting at Troy.

198
proceedings of a meeting at Syracuse.

199
T. A. Johnson

199
citizens of Buffalo..

199
citizens of Try......

199
citizens of Rochester

199
Militia, returns of, report of the Secretary of War with

184
Miller, Hon. Jacob W., attended....

6, 350
resolutions submitted by~
negotiations for the purchase of Cuba.....

67, 104
yeas and nays

105
to suspend the 16th joint rule..

283
to inform the President that the Senate has assembled, &c.

357
Miller, Benjamin, petition referred......

64
report adverse...

148
Miller, Henry C. and Philip W. Thompson, memorial

202

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Miller, William, petition referred...

121
report and bill (see bill S. 450.).

192
Miller, Philip. (See bill H. R. 457.)
Miller, Henry. (See bill H. R. 501.)
Millikin and others, John. (See bill 8. 102.)
additional documents..

189
committee discharged...

216
Mills, Edward, contract with, for the transportation of the mails between the
United States and Bremen, resolution by Mr. Clarke.......

245
report..

293
Mineral lands. (See Lands.)
Minesota, bill to establish the Territorial government of. (See bill S. 152.)
yeas and nays...

288
Mint in California, establishment of -
resolution by Mr. Downs......

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

67
Mint in New York or Brooklyn, communication from the mayor of Brooklyn,
with the proceedings of the common council of that city....

139
(See bill H. R. 396.)
Mirror of the Patent Office, petition of William Greer....

224
Mississippi, citizens of, memorial for land for the Mobile and Ohio railroad....

250
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.

199
memorial of the citizens of United siates, for a military

escort and military post on the route to California.. 205, 220, 250
memorial of A. B. Ralph and others.....

228
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....

109
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 luwer, railroad connecting the, with the lakes at Chicago.

(See bill S. 355.)
petitions of citizens of Illinois.

154, 164, 168, 171,
committee discharged.....

281
committee discharged from the petition of citizens of Win.
neba go county, Illinois....

281
Mississippi river, resolution of the Legislature for the improvement of......

168
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 Minois to 180
Missouri Legislature, memorials
inundated lands in Missouri and Arkansas..

221
land for the Hannibal and St. Joseph railroad,

250
Missouri, mail routes in, resolution of the Legislature of Arkansas..

180
Missouri volunteers, memorial of Thomas H. Holt and others for extra pay.

175
Missouri river, national road from, to the Pacific ocean, memorial of George
Wilkes....

65
Missouri compromise, petition of citizens of Maryland..

143
resolution of the Legislature of North Carolina.

278
Missouri, additional land office in. (See bills 8. 365 and H. R. 525.)
documents..

97
Missouri, land claims in. (See bills S. 262, and S. 489.)
report.

293
Missouri, overflowed lands in, memorial of the Legislature of Missouri..

221
Mitchell, Robert B. (See bill H. R. 541.)
Mitchell, ship James, legal owner of. (See bill H. R. 436.)
Mitchell, John, petition...

168
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.)
Mobile and Ohio Railroad Co., memorial

107
committee discharged.

281
(See bill S. 398.)

memorial of citizens of Mississippi for land for... 250
Money, public, President's message, so far as it relates to the collection, custody,
and disbursement of, relerred .....

67
bill requiring the public moneys to be paid immediately into the treasury

without abatement. (See bill H. R: 291.,

232

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