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INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

Abolition in the District of Columbia; a memorial from Dana, Judah, elected from the State of Maine, to sup-
the grand jury of Washington county, 507,

ply the place of Ether Shepley, resigned, took
706.

his seat, 79.
Alabama and Mississippi; a bill to advance a million dol. Deposite banks; a call on the Secretary of the Treasury
lars on the two per cent. land fund of these

for certain information respecting them, 68.
States, 986; bill laid on the table.

a bill to extend the provisions of the act regula-
Allyn, Captain Francis; a bill to remunerate him for

ting public deposites, 79; referred to the Com-
conveying General Lafayette, in the year 1824,

mittee on Finance,
ordered to be engrossed, 988.

Dickins, Asbury, elected Secretary of the Senate, 6.
American Colonization Society; memorial for a charter Distribution question, on the fortification bill, 992; on a
for it, 564; memorial, laid on the table, 568;

motion to strike out the second section of the
motion to take up rejected.

bill, which provided for a deposite of the sur-
Appropriation bill for the civil and diplomatic expenses

plus revenue, on the 1st January next, with
of the Government for the year 1837, read a

the several States-motion carried, 1008; the
third time and passed, 1018.

House disagreed to the above amendment; the
Appropriations for the army, navy, Indians, light-houses,

Senate insisted on it, and notified the House
&c., will be found under the several heads of

accordingly, 1021; the House insisted on its
Army, Navy, &c.

disagreement, and the Senate, after further
Arbuckle, Colonel; a bill for his relief, 991; negativ-

debate, adhered to its vote, by yeas and nays,
ed.

1034.
Armory bill; a bill to establish a foundry or armory in Duties, the reduction of, proposed to be referred to the
the West or Southwest, arsenals in the States

Committee on Manufactures, 70.
in which none have yet been established, and

a bill for the remission of duties on goods destroy-
depots for arms in certain States and Territo.

ed by fire at the late conflagration in New
ries, was ordered to be engrossed, 800; and

York, 847; ordered to a third reading, and
passed.

passed.
Belgium; a bill from the House, respecting the duties on Expunging the journal; notice given by Mr. Benton of
Belgian vessels and their cargoes, was consid-

his intention of renewing his motion for this
ered and ordered to its third reading, 800; bill

purpose at an early day, 4; resolution intro-
passed, 806.

duced, 128; taken up, 380, 428; agreed to,
Books, on the distribution of; a resolution for distribu-

504; and the journal was expunged accord-
ting the American State Papers among the new

ingly.
Senators, 725; laid on the table.

Extra session of the Senate, 1035.
for committee rooms, a resolution for supplying, Falmouth and Alexandria railroad; a bill to aid the com-
laid on the table, 1010.

pany to construct their road within the District
Burning of the public buildings; a bill to alter and amend

of Columbia; the bill was ordered to its third
the act for the punishment of certain crimes

reading, 1021; and passed.
against the United States was considered and Foreign emigrants; a memorial from sundry inhabitants
ordered to a third reading, 802; bill passed,

of the State of New York, in relation to Cath-
806.

olic emigrants, referred, 533,
Cherokee Indians; a memorial from 2,500 Indians, east Fortifications, a bill making appropriations for, 779, 794;
and west of the Mississippi, remonstrating

ordered to a third reading, 1008; bill lost by
against a treaty ratified at The last session, as

the disagreement of the two Houses on an
fraudulent, laid on the table, 1010.

amendment, 1034.
Choctaw reservations; a bill to adjust certain claims to French and Neapolitan indemnities; a bill to anticipate
reservations of land under the 14th article of

the payment of stipulated indemnities, 513; or-
the treaty of 1830, 852; the bill was laid over;

dered to a third reading and passed, 1009.
ordered to be engrossed, 872; and afterwards Goldsborough, Robert H., from Maryland; his death an-
passed.

nounced by his colleague, Mr. Kent, 3.
Coal; petitions praying for a duty on this article, 19. Hall's rifle; a bill to remunerate Captain John H. Hall
Commerce and navigation; yearly statement to be made

for improvements in firearms, 988; bill laid on
at the commencement of every session of Con-

the table, 991.
gress, by Secretary of the Treasury, 5; agreed Harbors; a bill making appropriations for certain bar-
to, 18.

bors, and for removing obstructions at the
Copy-rights to foreigners; an address from a number of

mouths of rivers, 1014; ordered to a third
British authors on the subject, 670; the memo-

reading, 1015; and passed.
rial was laid on the table and ordered to be Inauguration of President Van Buren, a committee of
printed.

arrangements appointed for, 992.
Courts of United States, a memorial praying for a build- Indian appropriation bill for 1837, 893; ordered to a
ing for, at Philadelphia, 325.

tbird reading, and passed.
Cumberland road; a bill for the continuation of the Cum-Johnston, Colonel Pbilip, the petition of the heirs of, 123.

berland road in Obio, Indiana, and Illinois, 802; Kinnard, Mr., a Representative from Indiana; a token of
ordered to a third reading, 807. (See Road

mourning to be worn for thirty days to bis mem-
bill.)

VOL, XIII-1

ory, 7.

Land; Mr. Clay's bill for dividing the proceeds of the Pierce, Franklin, elected a Senator from New Hamp.
public lands amongst the several States, 20.

shire for six years from the 4th of March next;
Mr. Clay's bill reported by the select committee

Mr. Hubbard presented his credentials, 872.
to whom it was referred, with an amendment Pilots, a bill concerning, read a third time and passed,
striking out the whole, excepting the enacting

1009.
clause, and changing its object, 204, 377, 419, Post Office; an inquiry instituted into the cause of the
512, 529, 534, 557, 667, 671, 692, 701, 726,

destruction of the late General Post Office
75.3; the bill passed, 777.

building, 19.
frauds; a resolution calling on the Secretary of Department; a bill to give security to correspond.
the Treasury for information on this subject,

ence between the United States and foreign
666.

countries, providing for additional clerks, and
a cession of the public land; a bill introduced to

for the erection of a new building, was ordered
effect the object, 739, 780; laid on the table,

to be engrossed, and subsequently passed, 1009.
794.

President's annual message received, (see Appendix,) 3.
laws and decisions; resolutions calling on the Sec message in relation to a communication between
retary of the Treasury and Secretary of the

the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, 343.
Senate to furnish information on these sub-

message in relation to Mexico and Texas, 524.
jects, 967; agreed to.

letter to Mr. Calhoun, in reference to a speech
Lowrie, Walter, resigns his office of Secretary of the

made by that gentleman, in which be charges
Senale, 5.

those in power with speculating in the public
Light-houses; a bill making appropriations for light-

lands, 753.
houses, light-boats, &c., for the year 1837, or-

message convening an extra session of the Senate,
dered to be engrossed, 1009; and afterwards

1035.
passed.

President and Vice President, a joint committee appoint-
McKinley, John, elected as a Senator for Alabama, from

ed for counting the votes for, 617, 698, 777.
the 4th of March next; his credentials present. Revenue, a bill for the reduction of, introduced, 569.
ed by Mr. King, 204.

Road bill; a bill making appropriations for the repair
McCartney, John; a bill for his relief ordered to be en.

and construction of certain roads, (including
grossed, 986.

the Cumberland road,) ordered to a third read-
Madison's writings; a letter from the President in rela-

ing and passed, 1019.
tion to a purchase and publication of them, 4; Scott, General; resolution calling on the President for a
the report of the committee was taken up for

copy of the proceedings of the late court of in-
consideration, 849; and ordered to a third read.

quiry at Frederick, in relation to the Florida
ing; discussed and passed, 872.

war, 840; referred to the Committee on Mili-
Marine corps; resolution instructing the Committee on

tary Affairs, 846.
Naval Affairs to inquire into the construction Senators, a list of, 2.
of the act of June, 1834, &c., 535.

Sick and disabled seamen; a resolution calling on the Sec-
Meade, Richard W., a bill for the relief of the executrix

retary of the Treasury for information as to the
of, 557; bill passed, 846.

cost of erecting hospitals for relief of seamen,
Mexico, a message of the President in relation to inju.

690.
ries sustained from the Government of, 723. Slave property, foreign aggression upon; a resolution
and United States; a report of the Committee on

calling on the President for information in regard
Foreign Relations on the subject, 854; order-

to the authorities of Bermuda baving committed
ed to be printed, 857; taken up, 982; and re-

aggression on a Southern vessel freighted with
port concurred with, 986.

slaves, and driven by distress into that port, 725.
Michigan; a message from the President stating its read Spence, John, S., elected a Senator from Maryland, to
iness for admission into the Union, 128.

supply the place of the late Mr. Goldsborough;
a bill to admit the State of Michigan into the

his credentials presented by his colleague, Mr.
Union introduced, 167, 204; considered and

Kent, 360; re-elected for six years from the 4h
passed, 325.

of March next, 981.
Messrs. Norvell and Lyon, ber Senators, were Standing committees appointed, 6, 7.

qualified, and took their seats, 550, 563. Steam boiler bill ordered to a third reading, 777; and
Military appropriation bill taken up, 795; passed, 798.

afterwards passed.
Military establishment of the United States; a bill to in- Surplus revenue; a bill to renew in part the deposite bill
crease it, and for other purposes, ordered to

of the last session, introduced, 376.
its third reading, 797; bill passed, 840. Tariff; a bill reducing the duties on certain imported ar-
Mint bill; a bill supplemental to the act for establishing

ticles; the bill taken up and considered, 872.
a mint and regulating the coins, 326; ordered Texas, a message from the President respecting, 104.
to a third reading, 327; and afterwards pass. a proposition for acknowledging as an independ.
ed.

ent State, 360, 797; postponed, 986; resolu-
National bank in New York; a memorial from the Board

tion agreed to, 1013.
of Trade in favor of such an institution, 418, a motion made to reconsider the above vote, and
737.

negatived, 1019.
Naval service, a bill making appropriations for, for the Treasury circular; a resolution offered for its repeal, 8,
year 1837, ordered to a third reading, 1014;

21, 70, 89, 104, 128, 172, 327, 360, 533, 577,
and subsequently passed.

619, 636, 778; bill passed, 778.
Nourse, Joseph; report of the Committee of Claims in Unexpended appropriations; a motion to print a docu-
bis case, 645.

ment lately received from the Treasury Depart-
Order, points of, 707, 708.

ment on this subject, 150; agreed to, 167.
Patent Office; an inquiry instituted into the extent of the United States courts, (see Courts.)
loss lately sustained by fire, 21.

Vice President, retirement of, and bis address on the oc-
a bill supplementary to the act for the improve-

casion, 617.
ment of the useful arts, 795; ordered to be en thanks of the Senate for his impartiality, dignity,
grossed, 797 ; and afterwards passed.

and ability, in the chair, 635.

Vice President pro tempore, Mr. King elected, 618; his Yeas and nays, on armory bill, 800.
address on taking the chair.

on the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
Richard M. Johnson elected by the Senate Vice certain crimes against the United States, 802,
President of the United States for four years,

805.
commencing on the 4th March, 1837, no elec on the Cumberland road bill, 807.
tion having been made by the college of elect bill to increase the military establishment, 840.
ors, 738; his letter of grateful acknowledg-

bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,
ment of his election, 779; takes his oath of of.

846.
fice, enters on the duties of President of the report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
Senate, and delivers an address, 1035.

872.
Volunteers; a bill to make compensation to the Kentucky reduction of the tariff, 874, 884, 939, 965, 966,
and Tennessee yolunteers who were discharged

975, 981.
without being called into service, considered, United States and Mexico, 985.
and ordered to a third reading, 807.

on recognising the independence of Texas, 986,
Yeas and nayy, on referring the bill to extend the provis-

1013.
ions of the act regulating public deposites, 89. on the bill to advance a million of dollars on the
the admission of Michigan, 267, 293, 294, 325.

two per cent. land fund of Alabama and Missis-
Treasury circular; 376, 563.

sippi, 986.
expunging resolution, 504.

on a motion to strike out the 2d section of the
land bill, 557, 661, 662, 666, 667, 668, 669, 692,

fortification bill, which provided for a deposite
693,694, 695, 696, 706, 727,728, 729,736,777.

of the surplus revenue, on the 1st of January
taking up the memorial of the American Coloni-

next, with the several States, 1006; the House
zation Society for a charter, 636.

disagreed to this amendment, and insisted on
abolition in the District of Columbia, 711, 723,

its disagreement, and the Senate adhered, by
724, 739.

yeas and nays, 1034.
on the bill for ceding the public lands, 753, 794. French and Neapolitan indemnity bill, 1009.
on the bill to designate the kind of funds receiva liarbor bill, 1014.
ble for the public revenue, 778.

general appropriation bill, 1018.
on the fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.

road bill, 1019.
taking up the resolution proposing to recognise on the bill to aid the Falmouth and Alexandria
the independence of Texas, 797.

Railroad Company, 1021.

INDEX TO THE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS

IN THE DEBATES IN TIE SENATE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

gan, 278.

Bayard, Mr., Delaware, on the admission of Michigan, Black, Mr., Mississippi, on bill for the relief of the ex-
268.

ecutrix of R. W. Meade, 846.
expunging resolution, 458, 724.

Choctaw reservations of land, 852, 872.
land bill, 561, 660.

Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, Brown, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi-

711, 713, 714.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 508, 510.
Choctaw reservations of land, 853, 872.

land bill, 667.
Benton, Mr., Missouri, his call for annual statements in bill for the cession of the public lands, 741.
relation to commerce and navigation, 5.

reduction of the tariff, 911, 914, 915.
Treasury circular, 21, 104, 533, 534, 578, 778. distribution question, 998.
expunging resolution, 128, 380, 485, 505, 506. Buchanan, Mr., Pennsylvania, on the admission of Mich-
the admission of Michigan, 128, 172, 246.

igan, 169, 171, 235, 310.
unexpended appropriations, 150, 155, 159, 167. building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
the land bill, 378, 379, 530, 556, 681, 731, 733.

325, 326.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 517.

the land bill, 378, 379, 559, 560, 561, 693, 731.
distribution of books, 726.

expunging resolution, 440.
bill for ceding the public lands, 750, 792.

French and Neapolitan indemnities, 521, 523.
the fortification bill, 779.

marine corps, 535.
the armory bill, 798.

American Colonization Society, 566, 567, 568.
bill to compensate the Kentucky and Tennessee copy-rights to foreigners, 671.
volunteers, 807.

abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, 709.
bill to increase the military establishment, 809, bill for ceding the public lands, 792.
828, 810.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 800, 805,
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,

806.
841, 842.

bill to amend the act for the punishnient of cer.
reduction of tariff, 881, 902, 939, 966.

tain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
distribution question, 1001.

report on the relations between United States
supplying the committee rooms with certain

and Mexico, 854,982, 983.
books, 1010.

reduction of the tariff, 873, 880, 948, 961.
Black, Mr., Mississippi, on the Treasury circular, 376, distribution question, 1003.
778.

recognising the 'independence of Texas, 1012,
land bill, 662, 681, 728, 731.

1013.

Calhoun, Mr., South Carolina, on reduction of duties, 69. Crittenden, Mr., Kentucky, on the late court of inquiry
public deposites, 79, 85, 87, 88.

on General Scott, 841.
unexpended appropriations, 151, 152, 154, 157, report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
162.

864.
admission of Michigan, 167, 168, 204, 205, 206,

distribution question, 1008, 1020, 1027.
294, 295, 317.

Cuthbert, Mr., Georgia, on the abolition of slavery in
building for United States courts at Philadelphia,

the District of Columbia, 715, 716.
326.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
Treasury circular, 375, 644, 778.

on the late court of inquiry on General Stott, 841,
surplus revenue, 376, 377.

844, 846.
land bill, 378, 379, 702, 729, 735, 736, 753, 758,

reduction of tariff, 875, 878, 883.
759.

distribution question, 997.
expunging resolution, 417.

Dana, Mr., Maine, on the admission of Micbigan, 223.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 508,

expunging resolution, 391.
509, 510, 710, 712, 718, 719.

land bill, 551.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 516, 520.

Davis, Mr., Massachusetts, on unexpended appropria-
acknowledging Texas, 528, 1012.

tions, 157.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566.

the admission of Michigan, 317.
copy-rights to foreigners, 671.

Texas, 419.
sick and disabled seamen, 691, 692.

French and Neapolitan indemnities, 522, 524.
election of President and Vice President, 700.

reduction of the revenue, 577.
foreign aggression on slave property, 725.

sick and disabled seamen, 690, 691, 692.
on the bill for a cession of the public lands, 739,

land bill, 694, 695, 760.
741, 742, 744, 790.

steam boiler bill, 777.
fortification bill, 779.

bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
armory bill, 798, 799.

reduction of tariff, 874, 876, 877, 878, 894, 902,
Cumberland road bill, 804.

936.
bill to increase the military establishment, 807, light-house bill, 1009.
826, 833, 839.

navy appropriation bill, 1014.
publishing Mr. Madison's writings, 852.

barbor bill, 1014.
the report of the committee on Mr. Madison's distribution question, 1032.
writings, 858, 865, 871.

Ewing, Mr., Ohio, on repealing the Treasury circular,
reduction of lariff, 873, 879, 902, 914, 915, 926,

8, 534, 562, 563, 778.
975.

the admission of Michigan, 170, 231.
distribution question, 992, 999, 1020, 1022, 1023. expunging resolution, 485.
light-house bill, 1009.

land bill, 529, 530, 535, 557, 558, 560, 667, 695,
navy appropriation bill, 1014.

726, 729.
Clay, Mr., Kentucky, his land bill, 20, 377, 380, 512, land frauds, 666.
529, 530, 550, 555, 560, 645, 662, 665, 668,

abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia,
759, 774.

707.
the Treasury circular, 360, 562, 778.

Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
expunging resolution, 429.

Choctaw reservations of land, 853.
French and Neapolitan indemnilies, 514, 517.

distribution question, 1030.
memorial in relation to foreign emigrants, 533. Ewing, Mr., Illinois, on the land bill, 681.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566, Fulton, Mr., Arkansas, on the admission of Michigan,
568, 636.

290.
reduction of the revenue, 575.

land bill, 661.
counting the votes for President and Vice Presi. Grundy, Mr., Tennessee, on the admission of Michigan,
dent, 617, 700.

128, 167, 169, 204, 205, 563.
land frauds, 666, 667.

building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 696, 697.

326.
bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 741. surplus revenue, 376.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 801, 806.

Texas, 419.
Cumberland road bill, 803, 806, 807.

land bill, 529, 530, 534, 758.
bill to increase the military establishment, 839.

counting the votes for President and Vice Presi-
bill for remission of duties on goods destroyed by

dent, 617, 698, 699, 700.
fire at New York, 849.

copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 671.
reduction of tariff, 873, 882, 967.

distribution of books, 725.
United States and Mexico, 982.

bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer.
inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.

tain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
distribution question, 993, 998, 1020, 1024.

reduction of tariff, 876.
recognising the independence of Texas, 1012.

inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.
Clayton, Mr., Delaware, on slavery in the District of Hendricks, Mr., Indiana, on the expunging resolution,
Columbia, 777.

471.
the bill for amending the act for the punishment the Cumberland road bill, 802, 803, 804.
of certain crimes against the United States, 802.

the harbor bill, 1014.
Crittenden, Mr., Kentucky, on Treasury circular, 70. Hubbard, Mr., New Hampshire, on the Treasury cir.
the admission of Michigan, 290.

cular, 128, 778.
Joseph Nourse's claim, 645.

unexpended appropriations, 152, 165.
fortification bill, 794.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 709.
armory bill, 798.

bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 752,
bill to pay Kentucky and Tennessee volunteers,

780, 792.
807.

bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,
bill to increase the military establishment, 828.

846.

gan, 256.

Kent, Mr., Maryland, announces the death of his col. , Prentiss, Mr., Vermont, on the bill to amend the act for
league, Mr. Goldsborough, 3.

the punishment of certain crimes against the
on abolition in the District of Columbia, 507,

United States, 801, 805.
511.

Preston, Mr., South Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
reduction of the tariff, 965.
King, Mr., Alabama, on unexpended appropriations, expunging resolution, 397.
160.

recognising the independence of Texas, 526, 797,
the land bill, 379, 513, 529, 562.

1010, 1013.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 509.

the marine corps, 535.
Treasury circular, 534, 562.

copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 697.
American Colonization Society, 568.

election of President and Vice President, 701.
King, Mr., Georgia, on the admission of Michigan, 321. abolition in the District of Columbia, 713.
land bill, 645, 660, 728, 731.

the distribution of books, 725.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 712, 716.

the Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
distribution of books, 725.

bill to increase the military establishment, 839.
Knight, Mr., Rhode Island, on making annual statement on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,
of commerce and navigation, 5.

840, 841, 842, 845, 846.
the bill for the improvement of the useful arts, on Choctaw reservations of land, 854.
796.

on report of committee on Mr. Madison's wri-
armory bill, 800.

tings, 859.
reduction of the tariff, 965, 981.

reduction of tariff, 875, 928, 932, 957, 962.
Post Office bill, 1009.

Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.
Linn, Mr., Missouri, on abolition in the District of Co. distribution question, 996.
Jumbia, 511.

Rives, Mr., Virginia, on public deposites, 89.
the land bill, 561, 696,731, 734.

Treasury circular, 120, 343, 563, 635, 636.
land frauds, 666.

expunging resolution, 405.
the distribution of books, 726.

American Colonization Society, 568.
bill to increase the military establishment, 830, land bill, 663, 665.
837, 839.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 717, 720.
Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991.

on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 843.
Lyon, Mr., Michigan, on the election of President and report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
Vice President, 700.

867.
barbor bill, 1015.

reduction of the tariff, 916.
Moore, Mr., Alabama, on the expunging resolution, distribution question, 996, 1025.
405.

navy appropriation bill, 1014.
land bill, 530, 672, 693, 728, 734.

Robbins, Mr., Rhode Island, on the publication of Mr.
bill to advance a million of dollars on the two per

Madison's writings, 849.
cent. land fund of Alabama and Mississippi, Robinson, Mr. Illinois, on ihe expunging resolution, 505,
986.

506.
bill for relief of John McCartney, 986.

land bill, 558.
Morris, Mr., Ohio, on the admission of Michigan, 168, Post Office bill, 1009.
170, 206, 212.

Ruggles, Mr., Maine, on the Treasury circular, 375, 562.
expunging resolution, 505, 506.

land bill, 667, 668, 669, 693, 695, 726, 727.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 509, the distribution of books, 726.
708, 709, 712.

bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
land bill, 512, 529, 530, 557, 561, 666, 668. Sevier, Mr., Arkansas, on the land bill, 557, 663, 679,
in relation to W. B. Lloyd's memorial, 530.

696.
Treasury circular, 562, 636.

land frauds, 667, 732, 734.
Nicholas, Mr., Louisiana, on land frauds, 666.

the distribution of books, 726.
sick and disabled seamen, 692.

bill for ceding the public lands, 786.
Niles, Mr., Connecticut, on reduction of duties, 69.

reduction of tariff, 874.
Treasury circular, 104, 375, 778.

Southard, Mr., New Jersey, on the Treasury circular,
unexpended appropriations, 162.

172.
the admission of Michigan, 285.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 712, 713.
expunging resolution, 408.

fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 508.

bill for ceding the public lands, 790.
land bill, 693, 735.

reduction of the tariff, 967.
copy rights to foreigners, 697.

memorial from Cherokee Indians, 1010.
bill for ceding the public lands, 740, 780.

supplying the committee rooms with certain
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.

books, 1010.
report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings, Strange, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
862.

gan, 221, 305.
reduction of tariff, 877, 939, 953, 956, 962, 965. Treasury circular, 327.
distribution question, 998, 1008.

expunging resolution, 473.
Norvell, Mr., Michigan, on land bill, 667, 669, 735.

American Colonization Society, 567, 568.
election of President and Vice President, 698, bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 798.
699.

on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 845.
bill for ceding the public lands, 784, 794.

reduction of the tariff, 923.
the Cumberland road bill, 803, 801.

Swill, Mr., Vermont, on the land bill, 727.
reduction of the tariff, 966.

petition from town of Georgia, Vermont, praying
recognising the independence of Texas, 1010.

for abolition in the District of Columbia, 739,
Parker, Mr., Virginis, on the bill to amend the act for

777.
the punishment of certain crimes against the the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
United States, 802.

certain crimes against the United States, 802.

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