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Tariff of 1846, construction given to, in respect to duties on articles, upon the

exportation of which any foreign country pays a bounty, reso-
lution by Mr. Niles...,

72, 76
report of the Secretary of the Treasury.

178
Tariff, President's message, so far as it relates to, referred.

67
Tariff, petitions of citizens in relation to-
Columbia county, Pa.....

53, 65, 107, 175
Berks county, Pa..

99
Schuylkill county, Pa...

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

99
Dauphin county, Pa...

99
Elizabeth township...

99
Philadelphia county, Pa.

99, 168, 175
Philadelphia city..

107
Essex county, N. Y....

107, 108
Lehigh county, Pa.....

107, 175
Huntingdon county, Pa.

107
Union county, Pa...

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....
Blair county, Pa.....

175
Lycoming county, Pa.

175
Mercer county, Pa...

103, 175
Tatem, Henry, resolution for leave to withdraw

368, 369
Taylor, Zachary, declared to be elected President of the United States.

214
committee to inform, of his election

214, 217, 219
report

266
Taylor, Thomas M., petition

53
Taylor, Creed, (See bill S. 69.)
Taylor, Edward. (See bill H. R. 454.)
Taylor, Charles, petition...

185
Taylor, Maria, report and bill (see bill S. 468)..

226
Taylor and others, Isaac W., report and bill (see bill S. 489).

293
Taylor, William W., injunction of secrecy removed from the proceedings of the
Senate on the nomination of...

384
yeas and nays

387
Teakle, Littleton D., adverse report concurred in, and committee discharged.... 56
Tee, William. (See bill H. R. 507.)
Tehuantepec, isthmus of, memorial of Wells & Co., and others, of New York,
for aid in constructing a railway across..

112
petition of P. A. Hargous, relative to a railroad across 186

memorial of Jesse E. Dow, relative to a road across. 225
Telegraph register. (See Astronomical Clock.)
Tennessee, citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage....

137
Tensaw river, right of way and land to Alabama and Florida for a railroad from

Montgomery to Pensacola, &c. (See bill s. 349 )
Territorial governments, petition of citizens of Pennsylvania for the adoption of
the ordinance of 1787, in the organization of .....

224, 255
Testimony, bill concerning. (See bill S. 20.)
Texas Legislature, resolutions for the establishment of military posts between the

Red river and the Rio Grande, committee discharged, and again referred..... 165
Texas, extension of the limits of
petition of citizens of Montgomery county, Pennsylvania, against....

107
claims of Texas to the territory acquired from Mexico, resolution of the
Legislature of New York....

140
yeas and nays

140
resolution of the Legislature of Rhode Island.

278
Texas, memorial of Ebenezer Allen and others, citizens of Texas, for a railroad
from the Rio Grande to the Pacific

146
United States district judge for, memorial of members of the bar of Gal-
veston for an increase of the salary of .

154
additional district court in. (See bill s. 93.)
and the adjacent Mexican States, report of the Secretary of War, show-
ing the operations of the army in. .

278
ports and harbors of, survey and examination of. (See bill S. 432.)
map of, by J. De Cordova, resolution by Mr. Houston....

147
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Thacker, Joel. (See bill H. R. 341.)
Thomas, David. (See bill H. R. 76.)
Thomason, Elisha. (See bill H. R. 189.)
Thompkins, Christopher, widow of. (See Martha Dameron )
Thompson, Charles, widow of. (See Emma C. B. Thompson.)
Thompson,
Emma C. B., petition....

163
Thompson, Philip W. (See Henry C. Miller.)
Thompson, Samuel H., petition referred...

112
leave to withdraw.

223
Thompson, Mary W. (See bill H. R. 505.)
Thompson, Farley D., petition.

115
Thornton, Captain Presley, heirs and legal representatives of. (See bill H. R.

536.)
Ticonic, schooner. (See bill S. 211.)
Tist, Asa F., petition ...

69
(See bill S. 361.)
Tift, Annie, ship. (See bill S. 361.)
Timber reserved for naval purposes, preservation of. (See bill S. 142.)
Todd, Barnard, legal representatives of. (See bill H. R. 248.)
Toledo, Ohio, citizens of, petition for free trade with Canada in certain agricul.
tural products

209, 258
Toler, Jesse. (See bill S. 205.)
Tompkins, Nancy. (See bill H. R. 61.)
Tonawanda Indians, petition of citizens of Rochester, New York, in behalf of,
adverse report concurred in .....

56
Tonnage duty on Spanish vessels-
resolution by Mr. Westcott......

55
report of the Secretary of the Treasury ..

306
trading between the United States and Cuba, res-

olution by Mr. Westcott modified and agreed to 55
Topographical engineers, petition of James Crandal Lane against the employment
of, on works unconnected with the military service..

188
Topping, William H., petition.....

167
Totten, Colonel Joseph G., communicating the memorial of Isaac S. K. Reeves..

63
Towle, David. (See bill H. R. 554.)
Tracy, William, leave to withdraw...

60
Trader's Point, bill to authorize the laying off of a town at. (See bill s. 408.)
document.

200
Transport vessels, transfer of, from the War to the Navy Department. (See

joint resolution's. R. 58.)
Transportation for the United States squadron on the northwest coast, resolution
by Mr. Niles

82
report of the Secretary of the Navy.

193
Treasurer of the United States, reports of —
with statements of his accounts

49
with accounts from the Post Office Department.

62
ordered to be printed....

63
order to print reconsidered.

65
Treasury Department, report and resolution relative to Robert Mayo's work on. 189

(See joint resolution S. R. 57.)
resolution by Mr. Mangum for the purchase of Robert
Mayo's work on...

367
contracts made by, report of the Secretary of the Treasury 204
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and Commissioner of

Customs for the Treasury Department. (See bill H.
R. 764.)
yeas and nays

317, 318, 318, 319, 319, 320
Treasury, Acting Secretary of, committee discharged from a report of, presented
December 29, 1847....

281
Treasury, Secretary of the, reports of -
state of the finances...

50
additional copies ordered to be printed, yeas and nays.....

50
with the annual report of the superintendent of the coast survey.

52
expenditures and results of the coast survey.,

193, 215
number of vessels and persons employed in the coast survey, com-
municated by the President...

205
warehousing system

244
report of the superintendent of the coast survey relative to the sur-

vey of the coast of Florida..

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223
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Treasury, Secretary of the, reports of Continued.
referred

246
with annual report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office

63
extra copies ordered to be printed, &c....

209, 225
contracts made by the Treasury Department

204
concerning wreeks of American vessels ..

72
with a letter from the Commissioner of the General Land Office

enclosing the annual report of the surveyor general of Louisiana
annual cost of the coast survey communicated by the President....

87
with report of the superintendent of the coast survey on an applica-

tion of the galvanic circuit to an astronomical clock and tele.

graph register in determining local differences of longitudes... 106
designated depositaries, appointed under the sub-treasury act of
August 6, 1816....

138
with communication from the Commissioner of the General Land
Office relative to the mineral lands in Michigan.

139
ordered to be printed.....

144
with report of the Register of the Treasury on commerce and navi-
tion ..

139
examination by T. 0. Edwards of the operation of the act to prevent
the importation of adulterated drugs and medicines....

140
relative to the invention of John B. Emerson, communicated by the
President..

174
establishment of an office in New York for the transfer of United
States stocks, &c. ...

176
construction given to the tariff of 1846 in respect to duties on arti-

cles on which a bounty is paid by any country at the place of
exportation ..

178
payments for miscellaneous claims, expenditures for disabled sea-
men, and from the marine hospital fund.......

278
tonnage duty on Spanish vessels..

306
relative to additional rooms required for the War and Navy Depart-
ments and the expediency of purchasing Winder's building.

306
Treasury, Assistant Secretary of the. (See bill H. R. 764.)
yeas and nays..

317, 318, 318, 319, 319, 320
Treat, Joseph, petition...

264
Treaties of reciprocity in navigation between the United States and other nations,
resolution by Mr. Clarke.
rescinded..

93, 98
Treaties of commerce and navigation between the United States and other

nations, giving the vessels of those nations the right of trading be-
tween the United States and the rest of the world, in the productions
of every country, upon the same terms as American vessels, resolu-
tion by Mr. Clarke

93, 98
message from the President..

271
Treaties of the United States, synoptical index to, resolution by Mr. Benton..

115, 119
Tredega Iron Company, petition....

188
Trenton, New Jersey, citizens of, petition for a reduction of postage, &c.......

171
Tribon, Francis. (See bill H. R. 550.)
Trinity church at St. Augustine, Florida, memorial of the warden and vestry of

75
Tropical plants, supplemental to the act of July 7, 1838, to encourage the intro-

duction and promote the cultivation of. (See bill H. R. 594.)
Trousdale, Cincinnatus, and John G. Connelly. (See bill S. 401.)
Troy, New York, citizens of, petition for a charter to Hartwell Carver and asso-
ciates for railroad to Oregon

198
proceedings of a meeting of citizens of, for the abolition of the

spirit ration in the navy, and corporeal punishment in the
military and naval service....

198
petition of citizens of, for the abolition of the spirit ration in

the navy, and corporeal punishment in the military and
naval service..

199
Tucker, Oliver, petition....

232
Tucker, John, memorial referred..

66
Tucker, John, resolution of the Legislature of Florida for compensation to......

133
Turkey, resolution by Mr. Clarke relative to the United States consular system

for Turkey, and violations of the laws of that empire by the United States con-
suls

79
Turney, Hon. Hopkins L., attended.

4, 351
motion to fix a time for the appointment of the standing committees...

357

76

Twiggs, Priscilla D., petition.....

committee discharged
Tyler, Sarah, adverse report concurred in...

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102
159
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Underwood, Hon. Joseph R., attended

4, 351
presented the credentials of the Hon. Thomas Metcalfe..

154
resolutions submitted by-
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
mail route from Russellville to Elkton, and Elkton to Madisonville 122
Union Bank of Florida. (See bill H. R. 569 )
Union county, Pennsylvania, citizens of, petition for an increase of duties on for-
eign manufactures

107
Union, dissolution of, petitions for-
Joseph Treat..

264
citizens and females of Pennsylvania

264
United States, citizens of, petitions for a donation of the public lands to actual
settlers ...

216
committee discharged

280
United States stocks, establishment of an officer in New York for the transfer of,
resolution by Mr. Dickinson ...

51
report of the Secretary of the Treasury..

176
United States, map of. (See Colton's Map)
United States, female inhabitants of, petitions relative to slavery...

206
yeas and nays

109
motion to reconsider

113
citizens of, petitions for the prohibition of intoxicating liquors in

167
citizens of, petitions for the prohibition of corporeal punishment in
the military and naval service....

167
citizens of, memorial for a military post in California, near the
gold region......

198
memorial for military escorts on the route to California, and a
military post near the gold region......

205, 220,

250
Upham, Hon. William, attended....

3,350
credentials presented...

49
oath taken, &c......

352
resolutions submitted by-
loaning field pieces to the Norwich University.....

129
mail route from Brattleboro', Vermont, to Whitehall, New York..... 143
Useful arts, bill (H. R. 102) to amend the acts to promote the progress of the,
memorial of Henry O'Reilly remonstrating against..

141
Utica, citizens of, petition for the aholition of the spirit ration in the navy

199

109,

the navy

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Van Buren, M. E. (See W. W. Loring.)
Van Ness, Eugene, and John M. Brush, executors of Nehemiah Brush. (See bill

S. 237.)
Van Valkenburg, Bartholomew, resolution for leave to withdraw....
Ventilating Senate chamber, resolution by Mr. Walker, to pay John Skirving for
Venue, bill to authorize the change of. (See bill S. 420.)
Vera Cruz, transportation of the mail from New Orleans to, in steam vessels.

(See joint resolution S. R. 44.)
Vermont, petitions of females of, relative to slavery.......
Vermont, mail routes in, petitions of citizens of Orange county

resolution by Mr. Upham....
Vessels, conveyance of. (See bill H. R. 737.)
Vessels in distress, American, resolution in relation to foreign officers and seamen

who shall render relief to. (See joint resolution H. R. 57.)
Vessels, transport, resolution to transfer from the War to the Navy Department.

(See joint resolution S. R. 58.)
Vice President. (See President and Vice President, and Millard Fillmore.)

265
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Postage, reduction of the rates of, petitions of citizens of_Continued.
New Orleans...

204
Lincoln county, Maine...

209
Ontario county, New York.

215
Massachusetts

228
Huntingdon county, Pennsylvania.

232
Detroit...

232
Ceresco, Wisconsin.

250
Bowdoinham, Maine..

264
Rock countv, Wisconsin.

291
Mimin county, Pennsylvania.

291
resolutions of the Legislature of Illinois...

141
Postage, bill to reduce the rates of. (See bill S. 289.)
Postal arrangements with Bremen, resolution by Mr. Niles.....

155
report of the Postmaster General....

187
Postmaster General, reports of

with report of S. R. Hobbie, Assistant Postmaster General...... 84
transmission of the mail in steamers between the United States
and foreign countries....

137
ordered to be printed....

139
postal arrangement with Bremen.

187
Postmaster General, Assistant, report of S R. Hobbie called for by resolution of
Mr. Niles ...

75
communicated by the Postmaster General.

84
Postmasters, election of, by the people, petition of citizens of Huntingdon county,
Pennsylvania ....

232
Post Office department-

report of the Treasurer with accounts of receipts and disburements
for .....

62
ordered to be printed
order to print reconsidered...

65
appropriation bill. (See bill H. R. 751.)
yeas and nays.

303
Post office, petition of citizens of Edgefield district, South Carolina, for a post
office at the residence of J. S. Smyly....

154
Post routes. (See mail routes.)
Post routes, bill to repeal a provision of the act of August 14, 1848. (See bill

H. R. 744.)
Pottawatomie annuities, petition of the Kickapoo and Pottawatomie Indians,
relative to the payment of......

255
Pre-emption-

petition of citizens of Michigan for an extension of the pre-emption laws
to the mineral lands on Lake Superior ....

63
resolution of the Legislature of Illinois' relative to the pre-emption rights

of settlers on lands granted to the State for internal improvements..... 168
pre-emption rights to certain islands in the Great Miami river. (See bill

H. K. 526 )
Prentiss, Susanna. (See bill H. R. 614.)
Presidents of the United States, portraits of, in the Library of Congress, commu-

nication from W. W. Chester and S E. Guild.....
President of the United States-

appointment of a joint committee to inform the President that Con.
gress has assembled, &c.-
on the part of the House of Representatives

6
on the part of the Senate ..

6
report........

6
notice of the appointment of the Hon. David R. Atchison as President
of the Senate pro tempore..

81, 295, 367
resolution by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, relative to appointments by

the President not submitted to the Senate...
appointment of a joint committee to inform the President that Con-
gress is ready to adjourn-
on the part of the Senate

338, 339
on the part of the House of Representatives

339
report....

339
summons from the President for a special session of the Senate

349
annual message

7
ordered to be printed..
referred

67, 67, 69

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