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Smyly, J. S.. petition of citizens of Edgefield district, South Carolina, for a post

office at the residence of..
Snavely, William. (See bill H. R.514.)
Snodgrass, Thomas, petition..

committee discharged and again referred

additional documents.....
Soldiers, resolution by Mr. Breese to extend the provision of 9th section, act 11th

February, 1847, to the devisees of deceased soldiers

report ....
Solicitor of the Treasury, reports of -

with the decision of the arbitrator on the claim of the Catholic

church at St. Augustine....
report showing the operations of that office since its organiza-

tion, communicated by the President....
Sotheron, James F. (See bill S. 129.)
Soulé, Hon. Pierre, credentials presented.

attended...

oath taken, &c...
Sour, John, heirs of, leave to withdraw..
Southampton, Bremen, and Havre, mail steamers to. (See bill S. 391.)
South Carolina Legislature, resolution relative to slavery.,
Southmayed & Son, Horace, memorial referred
Spain, laws of Spain and Mexico in force in New Mexico and California on the
13th of May, 1846, resolution by Mr. Breese, for a compilation and translation

of
Spalding, Azel, petition referred...
Spanish vessels exempt from discriminating duties in certain cases. (See bill H.
R. 792.)

committee discharged, and again referred
Spanish vessels, tonnage duty on, resolution by Mr. Westcott.

report of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Spanish vessels trading between Cuba and the United States, resolution by Mr.

Westcott, relative to the tonnage duty on, modified and agreed to...
Spanish vessels trading between the United States and Spain, petition of citizens

of Charleston, for the removal of restrictions on ...
Speiden, William. (See joint resolution H. R. 14.)
Spencer, Joseph, heirs and representatives of. (See James M. Lillard.)
Spencer, John, petition...
Spirit ration. (See Navy.)
Springfield, Mass., citizens of, memorial for an amendment of the patent laws..
Spruance, Hon. Presley, attended...
Stafford, Aaron. (See bill H. R. 617.)
Stafford, Abigail. (See bill H. R. 540.)
Stalker, Gilbert, administrator of. (See N. B. Hill.)
Stanert, John, adverse report concurred in..
State Department, disbursements from the contingent fund of the department,

&c., report of the Secretary..........

clerks employed in the department, report of the Secretary..
State, Secretary of, reports of -

disbursements from the contingent fund of the State Department; dis.

bursements for all objects; disbursements from the contingent fund
for foreign intercourse; and disbursements from the contingent fund

for all the missions abroad...
number and description of passengers who arrived in 1848.
returns of American seamen..
clerks employed in the department.
with despatches from the minister at Rio de Janeiro, relative to the

conduct of Com. G. W. Storer, communicated by the President....
relative to John B. Emerson's invention, communicated by the Presi..

dent.......
with correspondence relative to the imprisonment of Wm. H. Bush,

communicated by the President.,
States, land to the States for railroads and canals. (See bill S. 415.)

return of the bill from the House of Representatives asked...

motion to reconsider
cession of the public lands to the States in which situated, resolution by

Mr. Walker....
land to the States for internal improvements, resolution of the Legislature

of Arkansas.

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States, land to the States for certain purposes. (See bill S. 323.)
Stealy, John, leave to withdraw....
Steam boilers, report of the Commissioner of Patents, relative to patents for the

prevention of the explosion of
report of the Commissioner of Patents, relative to the explosion of
steam boilers for boats and railroads..

motion to print referred
report.....
ordered to be printed..
committee discharged, and again referred..

500 copies to be furnished to the Commissioner.
documents submitted by Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, relative to

the prevention of the explosion of steam boilers, to be printed.
Stepbens, John L. (See Wm. H. Aspinwall.)
Sterling, citizens of, memorial relative to postage on letters and newspapers..
Sterrett, William C., petition

committee discharged, and again referred
Steuart, Adam D., petition referred.
Stevens & Ellison, and others, petition.
Stevenson, W. W., documents..
Stinson, Benjamin, petition .
Stockbridge Indians, petition relative to their lands...

treaty with, injunction of secrecy removed from the pro-
ceedings of the Senate

yeas and nays.
Stocks, United States, establishment of an office for the transfer of, in New York,

resolution by Mr. Dickinson

report of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Stockton, Commodore, despatches of, relative to the naval and military operations

in California, resolution by Mr. Westcott..

report of the Secretary of the Navy.
Stokely, Captain Nehemiah, heirs of. (See bili H. R. 496.)
Storer, Commodore G. W., despatches from the United States minister at Rio

de Janeiro, in relation to, resolution by Mr. Clarke

message from the President
Stout, Isabella, heir-at-law of James Samson, petition referred.
Sturgeon, Hon. Daniel, attended
Substitutes, extra pay and bounty land to. (See joint resolution S. R. 52.)
Sub-treasury act of August 6, 1846, designated depositaries appointed under,

resolution by Mr. Bright..

report of the Secretary of the Treasury .
Superior, Lake, land district, reduction of the price of the mineral lands in.

(See bills S. 487 and H. R 741.)
Supreme Court of the United States-

bill in addition to the act to regulate the exercise of appellate

jurisdiction by the Supreme Court. (See bill $. 384.)
decisions of the judges of the Supreme Court in the case of

Smith v8. Turner," and “Norris vs. the city of Boston,"
to be printed

resolution by Mr. Webster...
resolution by Mr. Foote
yeas
and

nays
Survey, joint resolution for a geological survey in detail. (See joint resolution

S. R. 71.)
Surveyor General of Arkansas, resolution of the Legislature of Arkansas for the

continuance of the office of
Sutton, Jesse. (See bill H. R. 498.)
Swearing, punishment for salse swearing in certain cases. (See bill H. R. 211.)
Syracuse, New York, proceedings of a meeting of citizens, for tie abolition of
the spirit ration in the navy, and corporeal punishment in the military and
naval service

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Talbot and others, Thomas. (See bill S. 45 )
Tampico mounted rangers. (See Lewis Morris )
Tariff of 1812, petition of citizens of mercer county, Pa, for

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175, 199

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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.....
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, 178, 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....

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

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 ....
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

186

221, 255

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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.)
Tift, Asa F., petition ..

69
(See bill S. 361.)
Tist, 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 ...

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
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...

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 wrecks 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.

76
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-

79
Turney, Hon. Hopkins L., attended..

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

357

suls ....

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