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Tallmadge, Mr., New York, on a national bank in New Webster, Mr., Mass., on petitions for a duty on coal, 19.
deposite banks, 68.
expunging resolution, 499.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 714, 715,
bill for ceding the public lands, 740, 744, 784.
report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
reduction of tariff, 873, 874, 880, 954, 958, 966.
call on the Secretary of the Treasury and Secre-
tary of the Senate for information, 967.
White, Mr., Tennessee, on the admission of Michigan,
land bill, 559, 677, 681, 694.
bill to compensate the Kentucky and Tennessee
Indian appropriation bill, 893.
Wright, Mr., New York, on unexpended appropriations,
the mint bill, 326.
surplus revenue, 377.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 513, 515,
518, 521, 523.
reduction of the revenue, 569, 577.
land bill, 693.
a bill to remit duties on goods destroyed by fire
at New York, 847, 848, 849.
920, 930, 965.
harbor bill, 1014.
INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Abolition memorials, 1120; resolution that all memorials | Bounty lands; the Committee on the Public Lands are
instructed to inquire into the expediency of
altering the laws on this subject, so as to allow
locations to be made on any lands subject to
entry at private sale, 1051.
Breed, Ebenezer, a bill for relief of, ordered to a third
reading, 1424; bill passed, 1513.
Buffalo barbor; a resolution directing the Secretary of
War to report the survey and examination of a
barbor at the east end of Lake Erie, 1512;
Canada trade; a resolution instructing the Committee on
Commerce to inquire into the expediency of re-
vising the laws regulating trade on the frontiers,
1512; not passed.
Censure of Mr. Adams; a proposed resolution to that
Chaplains; one ordered to be elected for each House, to
interchange weekly; Rev. Mr. Comstock elect-
ed on the part of the House, 1122.
Coal; a petition from Massachusetts, praying for a duly
on foreign coal, 1049,
Coffee, General John, a Representative from Georgia;
his death announced by his colleague, Mr.
Haynes, and the usual mourning ordered, 1046.
pecuniary aid from Congress for this society,
1585; subject laid on the table.
petition from Colonization Society, 1755.
Committees, appointed, 1046.
Fortifications; a bill making appropriations for certain
fortifications for 1837, 1130, 1920, 1958, 2095,
2145; a committee of conference appointed be-
tween the two Houses, 2148; the committee can-
not agree; the House refuses to recede from
Freedom of elections; notice of Mr. Bell of his intention
to introduce a bill to secure the freedom of
elections, 1453, 1516.
of the claimants, 2141 ; agreed to.
printing of an extra number of a report on this
subject, by Mr. Featherstonhaugi, 1163; re-
ferred to Library Committee.
General Post Office; a message from the President, en-
closing a document from the Postmaster Gen-
eral, 1128; referred.
Harbor bill, 1991, 2059, 2146; passed.
in the place of the late Mr. Kinnard, 1451.
proceeds of lands ceded by Indian tribes, 1130;
a bill making appropriations for the suppression of
Indian hostilities, 1130; passed.
penses of the Indian department, 1130; passed.
Indian Affairs to inquire into the expediency of
appropriating money to hold treaties and pur-
chase lands from the Sac, Fox, Sioux, and
Winnebago Indians, 1148; agreed to, 1150.
posite banks, 2076; ordered to be printed, 2093.
Jones, John Paul; resolution requesting the President to
prosecute with effect the claim of the United
States against Denmark, for the value of prizes
made by Jones in 1779, 1754; referred to the
Committee on Foreign Affairs.
the same, 2147.
ment, 1567, 1572; laid on the table, 1573.
death announced by his colleague, Mr. Davis,
and the usual mourning ordered, 1047.
time and passed, 1556.
Land bounty; a resolution instructing the Committee on
Public Lands to inquire into the expediency of
providing by law a bounty for disbanded of-
ficers, 1175; laid on the table.
Lands, public; a resolution directing the Committee on
Public Lands to inquire into the expediency of
prohibiting by law the purchase of land at auc-
tion, with a view to forfeit them, and then ob-
tain them at Government price, 1204; agreed
a resolution for appointing a select committee to
inquire into the expediency of granting to the
several States their just portion of the public
to actual settlers in limited quantities, 2091; laid
on the table.
Letcher, R. P., and T. P. Moore, a bill for the relief of, Presidential election; votes for the President and Vice
President counted, 1656.
ture were taken up and considered, 1109; pass-
Protective duties, (see Coal.)
of Boston, 1398; referred.
tion to print 5,000 copies of the document re-
ferred to; motion rejected, 1162.
sundry documents in relation to the reorganiza-
tion of the Treasury Department, 1294; agreed
to in part, 1295.
possess the right, 1708; agreed to, 1733.
Seamen; resolution proposing to instruct the Committee
on Commerce to inquire into the expediency of
repealing all laws protecting seamen, 1165;
modified and agreed to, 1170.
ufacture of this article, 1943.
to the House, 2157.
Standing committees appointed, 1048.
into its condition, 1113.
Surplus revenue; a memorial from citizens of North Car-
olina on the subject, 1122.
a bill to reduce the revenue to the wants of Goy.
this subject, 1178; referred, 1204.
Agriculture to inquire into the expediency of
abolishing the duty on foreign grain, &c., 1150;
laid on the table, 1161, 1504.
the State of Tennessee to issue grants in cer-
tain cases, 1122.
Texas; a message from the President, in relation to that
country, 1137; an extra number of it ordered
to be printed.
curred in, 2066.
tee on Private Claims, 1434; rejected.
ditional quantity, 2066; agreed to.'
Wain, Robert, a bill for the relief of, 1573.
West Point Academy; a committee proposed to investi-
gate its affairs, 1119.
ment of revolutionary and other pensioners, 1130. Western hospitals; resolution appointing a committee on
establishing commercial hospitals on the West-
ern waters, 1120.
and other Indians, 1516.
representatives of, 1109.
Whitney, R. M., resolution stating his refusal to attend
the committee of investigation, and requesting
such order to be taken thereon as the dignity
of the House requires, 1686; agreed to, 1707 ;
R. M. W. appears, under the arrest of the Ser.
geant-at-arms, 1735, 1760.
Winston, Colonel John, a bill for the relief of the rep-
resentatives of, 1205.
of Ways and Means to report a bill to amend
disbanded officers, 1177.
Yeas and nays, on the resolution for the appointment of a
committee to look into the management of the
executive administration, 1410.
1787, 1789, 1790, 1793, 1817, 1851, 1869,
to actual settlers, 2091.
INDEX TO TIIE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS
IN THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.
Adams, Mr., Massachusetts, on the President's message, | Anthony, Mr., Pa., on case of R. M. Whitney, 1750, 1790.
distribution question, 1963.
judicial system, 2148.
Ashley, Mr., Missouri, on the Cumberland road, 1147.
sylvania, 1156, 1157, 1314, 1316, 1317, 1318, public lands, 1250.
Beaumont, Mr., Pennsylvania, on a resolution proposing
a definition of the offence of a contempt of the
bill to regulate the proceeds of lands ceded by
printing report on geological reconnoissance, 1164.
surplus revenue, 1351, 1384, 1385.
public lands, 1387.
mileage of members, 1452.
freedom of elections, 1455.
enlisting boys into the navy, 1510.
case of R. M. Whitney, 1748, 1771, 1772, 1773,
1774, 1775, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1807, 1808,
1810, 1811, 1814, 1817, 1824, 1849, 1855,
1856, 1857, 1870, 1873, 1876.
army appropriation bill, 1909, 1917, 1956.
fortification bill, 2095, 2145, 2149, 2150.
sale of Creek reservations, 2155.
Bond, Mr., Ohio, on the case of R. M. Whitney, 1799.
naval appropriation bill, 2099.
Cumberland road bill, 2076.
Boon, Mr., Indiana, on the President's message, 1072.
in relation to Texas, 1144.
executive departments, 1170.
public lands, 1205.
pay and mileage of members, 1502.
bill for relief of Andrew Knox, 1556.
on the memorial of Kern and George, 1569.
case of R. M. Whitney, 1697, 1749, 1873, 1877.
distribution question, 1967.
investigation reports, 2085.
Bouldin, Mr., Virginia, on the President's message, 1074. Chambers, Mr., Pennsylvania, on protective duties, 1116.
memorial touching national currency, 1196.
bill for relief of Andrew Knox, 1555.
Chapin, Mr., New York, on the case of R. M. Whitney,
harbor bill, 1992.
West Point Academy, 2076.
mileage of members, 1417, 1451, 1502.
army appropriation bill, 1757.
barbor bill, 2010.
Connor, Mr., North Carolina, on Post Office building,
proposition for taking up bills relative to the Post
Office on a certain day, 1943.
general appropriation bill, 2059.
Craig, Mr., Virginia, on printing an extra number of
President's message relating to Texas, 1143.
a proposed vote of censure on Mr. Adams, 1627. surplus revenue, 1351, 1385.
pay and mileage of members, 1503.
the case of R. M. Whitney, 1793.
Crane, Mr., Ohio, on the harbor bill, 2010, 2059.
the distribution question, 1933.
Cusbing, Mr., Massachusetts, on protection of seamen,
Indian appropriation bill, 1516, 1525.
abolition, 1585, 1586.
censure of Mr. Adams, 1641.
Cushman, Mr., N. Hampshire, on surplus revenue, 1375.
investigation reports, 2079.
Davis, Mr., Indiana, on protective duties, 1117.
on Indian treaties, 1149, 1150.
abolition, 1157, 1586.
public lands, 1243.
the case of R. M. Whitney, 1795, 1821, 1822.
naval appropriation bill, 1886.
barbor bill, 2005.
memorial touching national currency, 1195.
army appropriation bill, 1956, 1957.
the distribution question, 1981.
Dromgoole, Mr., Virginia, on amending the constitution,
a proposed vote of censure on Mr. Adams, 1612.
Dunlap, Mr., Tennessee, on the distribution surplus,
Tennessee land bill, 1122.
executive departments, 1170, 1236, 1241.
public lands, 1205.
army appropriation bill, 1758, 1917, 1954.
navy appropriation bill, 1894, 1995, 1896, 1897.
bill for erecting marine bospitals, 1911.
fortification bill, 1920.
West Point Academy, 2075.
light-house bill, 2149.
Elmore, Mr., South Carolina, on a proposed role of
censure of Mr. Adams, 1612, 1666, 1667, 1669,