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cases where the loss of papers or deficiency of vouchers, or evidence, shall be proved to the satisfaction of the proper departments, to have arisen from death, capture, or the destruction of the enemy, or any other unavoidable casualty, as aforesaid: And provided also, That such proof be exhibited within two years from and after the passing of this act: And provided also, That the party's own oath shall not of itself be deemed sufficient proof of the loss of papers; but may be received, and shall in all cases be required in connexion with other proof or circumstances." It was determined in the negative, yeas 12, nays 14.

On motion by Mr. Varnum,

The yeas and nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are

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And no amendment having been agreed to, Ordered, That the bill pass to a third reading. Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled "An act for the relief of Patrick O'Flyng and Abigail O'Flyng and Edmund O'Flyng," the bill entitled "An act for the more convenient arrangement of the times and places of holding the circuit courts of the United States for the districts of South-Carolina and Georgia," the bill entitled "An act for the relief of certain purchasers of public lands in the Mississippi Territory," the bill entitled "An act for organizing the general staff, and making further provision for the army of the United States," the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled' An act for the relief of Edward Hallowell," the bill entitled "An act authorizing the President of the United States to lease the Saline, near the Wabash river, for a term not exceeding seven years," the bill entitled "An act to increase the pensions of invalids in certain cases, for the relief of invalids of the militia, and for the appointment of pension agents in those States where there is no commissioner of loans," the bill entitled "An act for the relief of William Flood," also the bill entitled "An act making appropriations for the support of the navy of the United States, for the year 1816." The Senate resumed, as in cómmittee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled "An act for the relief of Paul D. Butler," together

with the amendment reported thereto by the select committee, and the amendment having been agreed to, the President reported the bill to the House accordingly.

On the question-"Shall the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time as amended?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled "An act directing the discharge of Ebenezer Keeler and John Francis, from imprisonment,” and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution requir ing the Secretary of State to compile and print, once in every two years, a register of all officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, in the service of the United States," and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The bill entitled "An act directing the discharge of Moses Lewis from imprisonment," was

read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

The bill entitled "An act for the relief of a company of the 20th brigade of Virginia militia, commanded by captain Jonathan Walmsley," was read a third time.

On the question" Shall this bill pass ?"

It was determined in the affirmative, yeas 23,

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On motion by Mr. Varnum,

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Mess. Goldsborough,

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So it was

Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

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The amendment to the bill entitled "An act making further appropriations for the support the military establishment for the year 1816," having been reported by the committee correctly

engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with an amend

ment.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The amendment to the bill entitled "An act authorizing the payment for the county court-house of Hamilton, in the State of Ohio," having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment. Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The bill entitled "An act for the relief of the supervisors of the county of Clinton, in the State of New-York," having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment. Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled "An act to increase the compensations now allowed by law to inspectors, measurers, weighers, and gaugers employed in the collection of the customs," and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled "An

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