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bill entitled “ An act to increase the salary of the Register of the Treasury, and to allow him a compensation for his agency in countersigning and issuing treasury notes."

Whereupon,
Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

On motion by Mr. Fromentin, Ordered, That the heirs and representatives of Ignace Delino, have leave to withdraw their

petition and papers.

After the consideration of executive business the Senate adjourned to 9 o'clock tomorrow morning

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1816.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had, on the 29th instant, laid before the President of the United States the thirty enrolled bills and the enrolled resolution last reported to have been examined and signed ;

And that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled -- An act to increase the salary of the Register of the Treasury,” the bill entitled “ An act fixing the compensation of the chaplains of Congress," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Peter Audrain,” the bill entitled * An act to establish post roads,” the bill enutled ** An act fixing the compensation of the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives, and making provision for the Clerks easployed in their offices,” also the bill entitled “ An act to allow a drawback of duties on spirits distilled and sugar refined within the United States, and for other purposes."

Mr. Lacock submitted the following resolution :

Resolved, That there be paid out of the contingent fund of this House, to Robert Tweedy, Tobias Simpson, and George Hicks, the extra sum of one hundred dollars each, as a gratuity for their uniform good conduct; and

The resolution was three times read by unanimous consent and passed.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dougherty, their Clerk :

Mr. President—The House of Representatives have concurred in the amendments of the Senate to the resolution relative to the more effectual collection of the public revenue : also in the amendments to the bill entitled “ An act concerning invalid pensioners.”

They have passed the bill from the Senate entitled “ An act making further appropriations for the year 1816," with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendment of the House of Representatives to the bill last mentioned.

Whereupon,
Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

On motion, Resolved, That Mr. Varnum and Mr. Roberts be a committee on the part of the Senate, jointly with such committee as may be appointed on the part

of the House of Representatives, to wait on the President of the United States, and notify him that unless he may

have
any

further communicatins to make to the two Houses of Congress, they are ready to adjourn.

Ordered, That the Secretary acquaint the House of Representatives there with.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled “ An act concerning invalid pensioners." the bill entitled “ An act making further app opriations for the year 1816," also the resolution relative to the more effectual collection of the public revenue.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Dougherty, their Clerk:

Mr. President - The Speaker of the House of "Representatives having signed several enrolled bills, and an enrolled resolution, I am directed to bring them to the Senate, for the signature of their President.

The House of Representatives concur in the resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to wait upon the President of the United States, and notify him of the intended recess, and have appointed a committee on their part. And be withdrew.

The President signed the eight enrolled bills and the enrolled resolu ion last reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee to be laid before the President of the United States.

Mr. Lacock submitted the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be paid to the sergeant. at-arms and door-keeper of the Senate, sixty-one dollars and fifty cents, out of the contingent fund, for furnishing an extra horse for forty-one days at the present session; and

The resolution was three times read and passed.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had laid before the President of the United States, the eight enrolled bills and an enrolled resolution last reported to have been examined aud signed.

A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. Todd, his Secretary:

Mr. President- The President of the United States, on the 29th instant, approved and signed, the following bills, viz:

* An act concerning the annual sum of arming and equipping the militia,” • An act for settling the compensation of the commissioners, clerk, and translator of the board for land claims, in the eastern and western districts of the Territory of Ora leans, now State of Louisiana," " Resolution ay. thorizing the President of the United States to employ a skillful assistant in the corps of engineers," “ An act for the relief of John Holkar, formerly consul general of France to the United States," 6 An act to increase the compensation of the superintendents of the manufactories of arms at Springfield and Harper's Ferry,"

And this day, the 30th,

“ An act to increase the salary of the Register of the Treasury,” “ An act fixing the compensation of the chaplains of Congress," and also, “ An act making further appropriations for the

year 1816.”

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

Mr. Varnum reported from the joint committee, that they had waited on the President of the United States, who informed them that he had no further communication to make to the two Houses of Congress.

A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Dougherty, their Clerk :

Mr. President–The President of the United States on the 19th instant, approved and signed the following bills, viz:

“ An act authorizing the comptroller of the treasury to cancel certain export bonds, executed by Casper C. Schutte,” An act to provide for the appointment of a surveyor of the public lands in the Territories of Mlinois and Missouri,” “ An act to establish a land district in the Illinois Territory,

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