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Smith, Mr., of Maryland, on the Fredericktown turnpike | Tyler, Mr. on the bill declaratory of the pension laws, 403.
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line,
on the light-house bill, 432.
Webster, Mr. on the mileage bill, 10.
on presenting petition of South Carolina railroad
on limiting the sales of public lands, 35, 58, 92.
on the abolition of taxes, duties, &c. 245.
General, 276, 324, 404.
on the light-house bill, 433.
White, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16,
on Indian agencies, 128.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
on graduating the price of public lands, 413, 424.
on the light-house bill, 432, 433.
operation of the tariff, 453.
INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THIE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Acts of the First Session of the Twenty-First Congress. Bank of the United States, resolutions proposed in relation
to the constitutionality of, 921; laid on the table,
report on the, (Appendix) 104.
taken up, and debate thereon, 637 to 655, 656 to
665, 668 to 682, 688 to 700, 705 to 718, 723 to
734, 739 to 745, 769 to 774, 766 to 788; motion
to strike out enacting clause negatived, and bill
reported to the House, 788; various propositions
to amend, 789, 790; bill rejected, 790; motion to
reconsider, 803; agreed to, 806; bill laid on the
Burch, Benjamin, appointed Doorkeeper to the House, 472.
repeal the duty on salt, 994, 1037.
on bill reducing the duties on molasses and rum,
Carr, Overton, appointed Assistant Doorkeeper to the
annual message, (.?ppendix) 42.
ment of the, introduced, and ordered to a third Coins, report on the current, (Appendix) 78.
Colonial trade, message from the President of the United
States in relation to, communicated, and debate
mitted, 1138; passed, 1139.
United States in relation to the negotiations withi
Great Britain respecting, introduced, and agreed
ganization of the two Houses, 472; report of, 472.
Committee appointed to notify the President that the two Fortifications on Lake Champlain, resolution introduced
requesting the Secretary of War to cause to be
selected a suitable site for, 629; motions to amend,
and to commit, 629; again taken up, and debate
thereon, 635, 636, 655, 656; resolution modified
and agreed to, 666.
Hornet, sloop war, bill for the relief of the widows,
children, &c. of the officers, scamen, &c. lost in
the, taken up, and ordered to a third reading,
571; debate on its passage, 575 to 580; passed,
tection for southern, presented, 506; motion to
commit to Committee on Indian Affairs, and de.
bate thereon, 506 to 511; motion agreed to, 511.
number and condition of the, within the States
of Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York,
Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania, 541; motions to
amend, and to lay on the table, 541; laid on the
bill to provide for removal of, west of the Missis-
sippi, introduced, 581; debate on printing ten
thousand additional copies of report accompany.
ing, 581 to 583; bill taken up, and debate there-
on, 819, 988, 993, 994 to 1049; bill reported to
the House, 1049; taken up, amendments pro-
posed, and debate thereon, 1049 to 1120; again
taken up, and debated, 1122 to 1133; motion to
Jay on the table negatived, 1133; previous ques-
tion put, and sustained, and bill ordered to a third
'reading, 1133; motion to recommit, with instruc-
tions to amend, 1134; call of the House moved,
1135; previous question put, and lost, 1135;
again put, and sustained, and the bill passed,
motion to print law of Georgia, Alabama, and Mis.
sissippi, extending jurisdiction over, 585; amend-
ment proposed, 586; laid on the table, 587; again
taken up, and various amendments, &c. proposed,
594 to 598; resolution committed with instruc-
memorial of yearly meeting of Society of Friends
in New England, concerning the, presented,
590; motion to refer and to print, made, and
question divided, 590; debate on motion to print,
590 to 594; motion agreed to, 594.
report on removal of, (.Appendix) 91.
Judiciary. (See Courts.)
amend the act incorporting the, reporied, 757;
ordered to a third reading, 760.
into the expediency of distributing among the
several States, 477; amended, and ordered to lie
on the table, 479; taken up, and debate thereon,
484 to 487, 189 to 492, 494 to 497, 500 to 506,
511 to 530, 537; amended, and agreed to, 540;
committee report by bill, 626; project of mino-
rity presented, 626.
of, taken up, 612; amendments proposed, 612;
amendments agreed to, and bill read a third time,
and passed, 623.
up, 866; motion to recommit, with instructions,
negatived, and bill passed, 866.
Lands in Tennessee, bill relative to, taken up, debated,
and rejected, 8C9, 870; motion to reconsider
laid on the table, 873.
a portion of, taken up, 922; motion to lay on the
from, defending his official conduct, presented,
789; report of Judiciary Committee on the case
of, taken up, and debate thereon, 810, 814, 815;
report concurred in, 818; committee appointed
to impeach at the bar of the Senate, and to pre-
pare the articles against, 819; article of impeach-
ment reported, 863; article committed, 866;
taken up, amended, and agreed to, 869; managers
motion to notify the Senate agreed to, 869; re-
port of managers, 872; motion for House to at-
tion modified and agreed to, 1134; House attend
the Senate, to hear the plea and answer of,
of, &c. from heads of departments, annually,
fits to every soldier who aided in establishing our
diency of reducing the rate of, on periodical
President of the United States, annual message of, com-
reference of, 473, 474.
message of, communicated in relation to the colo-
pial trade, and debate on its commitment, 1137,
transmits a confidential message, 1139.
message fron, explanatory of his signature to the
survey bill, &c. 1148.
vide for, taken up, 624; amendment proposed,
adopted, and bill reported to the House, 626;
taken up, propositions to amend, and debate
thereon, 626 to 628; ordered to third reading,
629; debate on its passage, 629 to 635; passed, 635.
bill to exempt from arrest on civil action, &c. taken
up, 636; ordered to a third reading 637.
other during the three last days of the session,
1139; debate thereon, and resolution passed, 1140.
resolution introduced to repeal the duty on, 986;
Jaid on the table, 986; question of consideration
taken, 994; call of the House moved upon, 994;
motion to suspend the rule for consideration ne-
gatived, 994; again taken up, and proposition to
modify withdrawn, 1016; modification again pro-
posed, and motion to lay the resolution on the
ginal motion withdrawn, 1037.
bill to reduce the duties on, introduced, 1049; second
table negatived, and bill ordered to second read-
ing, 1049; motion to commit, with instructions to
and bill ordered to a third reading, 1121; again
taken up, various motions proposed, and bill
taken up, amended, and agreed to, 1121, 1122.
and committee appointed to superintend his proposed, 553; resolution referred to the Com.
mitiee on Military Affairs, 554.
583; laid on the table, 584.
ren, &c. of officers, seamen, &c. lost in the sloop
of war Hornet, 580.
stroyed by fire, 622.
on passing same, 635.
on third reading Buffalo road bill, 790.
case of Judge Peck, 818.
constitutionality of the United States' Bank, 922.
on third reading billin alteration of the acts laying
duties on imports, 979.
on laying on table bill to amend laws of navigation
and imposts, 993.
on passing bill authorizing a subscription to stock in
Louisville and Portland Canal Company, 1148.
stock of the Washington and Frederick Road
information in relation to the cadets who have on passing bill to pay the claim of the State of
INDEX TO THE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.
Alexander, Mr. on pay of members, 667.
Blair, Mr. of Tennessee, on Tennessee refuse lands, 480).
1121. Blair, Mr. of South Carolina, on distribution of puble
lands, 496, 497.
military academy at West Point, 552, 553, 514.
804, 805. Bouldin, Mr. on establishing circuit courts, 571.
Buffalo and New Orleans road, 732.
the tariff, 942.
removal of the Indians, 1123.
Baltimore and Ohio rail-road, 1136.
appointing the standing committees of the Hune,
printing annual treasury report, 475.
compensation of members, 488.
distribution of public lands, 489.
bill to establish circuit courts, 530, 580.
removal of the Indians, 581.
804. revolutionary pensioners, 628.
810, 819, 863, 866, 869, 872.
Buffalo and New Orleans road, 803.
penitentiary punishment District of Columbia, 822,
the tariff, 964, 965, 977, 978.
Burges, Mr. on electing a clerk to the House, 471.
distribution of the public lands, 506, 511.
removal of the Indians, 581, 1122.
ardent spirits in the navy, 588.
593. relief purchasers public lands, 613, 623.
revolutionary pensions, 627, 628, 637.
case of Judge Peck, 753, 815, 818.
crimes in the District of Columbia, 754, 755, 822.
Buffalo and New Orleans road, 805.
tea and coffee duties, 807.
the tariff, 923, 964.
repealing salt duty, 1016, 1037.
Cambreleng, Mr. on electing a clerk to the House, 471.
623. New York memorial respecting southern Indians,
the tariff, 556, 623, 902, 965, 966, 974, 986.
diplomatic expenses, 559.
remission of duties, 622.
pay of members, 720.
tea and coffee duties, 803.
Buffalo and New Orleans road, 803.
culture of silk, 869.
referring President's message in relation to colonial
trade, 1137, 1138.
Campbell, Mr. on the tariff, 618, 623.
Carson, Mr. on establishing western armory, 474, 475,
establishing branch of mint in North Carolina, 483.