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The bill (S. 129) for the relief of Robert Barclay, of Missouri, was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole: and having been amended, it was reported to the Senate, and the amendment was concurred in.

Ordered, That it be engrossed, and read a third time.
The said bill was read a third time, by unanimous consent.
Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

On motion by Mr. Benton, Ordered, That the Senate will proceed to the consideration of those bills which have been favorably reported on by committees, and which may not occasion debate.

. The following bills and joint resolution were read a second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole:

S. 81. Bill for the relief of Benjamin Ballard.
S. 84. Bill for the relief of Ebenezer Ballard.
S. 85. Bill for the relief of James Low.

S. 87. Bill for the relief of George Gordon, of Randolph county, State of Illinois.

S. 92. Bill for the relief of Henry Newman.
S. 93. Bill for the relief of Peter Von Schmidt.
S. 95. Bill for the relief of Francis Sommeraner.
S. 96. Bill for the relief of Richard Kidd and Benjamin Kidd.

S. 100. Bill for the relief of Thomas Rhodes. · S. 102. Bill for the relief of James Erwin, of Arkansas, and others.

S. 104. Bill for the relief of the personal representative of William A. Slacum, deceased.

S. 78. Bill for the relief of Nathaniel Kuykendall.

S. 108. Bill for the relief of Peter Capella, administrator of Andrew Capella, deceased.

S. 113. Bill for the relief of Richard H. Coxe. · S. 114. Bill for the relief of Harriet L. Catching. · S. 116. Bill to authorize the transportation of goods, wares, and merchandise through the Indian territories.

S. 118. Bill for the relief of Thomas Brownell. · S. 20. Bill to provide for a survey of the mouth of Red river, in the State of Louisiana. · S. 147. Bill for the relief of Harriet Ward.

S. 21. Resolution to authorize the President to sanction an agreement made between the Wyandots and Delawares for the purchase of certain lands by the former of the latter tribe of Indians.

No amendment being made, the said bills and resolution were severally reported to the Senate.

Ordered, That they be engrossed, and read a third time. • The said bills and resolution were severally read a third time, by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That they pass, and that their respective titles be as aforesaid.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills, as in Committee of the Whole:

H. R. 20. An act to legalize certain land sales made at Chocchuma and Columbus, in the State of Mississippi, and to indemnify the Chickasaws therefor.

H. R. 19. An act for the relief of Semington Buffenbarger.
H. R. 16. An act for the relief of Joseph Kemball.'

H. R. 30. An act for the relief of James Davidson, of the county of Fentress, in the State of Tennessee. :

H. R. 41. An act for the relief of William McCauley.
H. R. 42. An act for the relief of John Ficklin...

H. R. 44. An act for the relief of Arthur R. Frogge, of Fentress county, Tennessee.

H. R. 45. An act for the relief of Joseph M. Rhea, of the county of Sullivan, in the State of Tennessee.

H. R. 272. An act to change the time of holding the federal court in North Carolina.

H. R. 63. An act for the relief of John E. Holland.
H. R. 39. An act for the relief of James Mains.
H. R. 40. An act for the relief of James Wyman.
H. R. 43. An act for the relief of Joseph Watson.
H. R. 95. An act for the relief of Daniel Ingalls.
H. R. 32. An act for the relief of George D. Spencer.
H. R. 56. An act for the relief of John G. Pierie.
H. R. 131. An act for the relief of Adam McCulloch.
H, R. 155. An act for the relief of Sampson Brown: and
No amendment being made, they were severally reported to the Senate."
Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.
The said bills were severally read a third time.
Resolved, That they pass.

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

On motion by Mr. Pearce, The bill (S. 156) for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole: and no amendment being made, it was reported to the Senate.

On the question, “Shall this bill be engrossed, and read a third time?It was determined in the affirmative,

ve S Yeas, . . . , , 27

Nays, . . . . . . 13 On motion by Mr. Chalmers, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Archer, Atchison, Bagby, Barrow, Cameron, Chalmers, Cilley Thomas Clayton, John M. Clayton, Corwin, Davis; Evans, Greene, Hannegan, Houston, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Louisiana, Miller, Pearce; Phelps, Rusk, Semple, Sevier, Simmons, Upham, Woodbridge, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atherton, Breese, Calhoun, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Lewis, Niles, Pennybacker, Turney, Westcott.

So it was
Ordered, That this bill be engrossed, and read a third time.

On motion,
The Senate adjourued.

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MONDAY, JULY 13, 1846.

Mr. Dix presented a memorial of the Mercantile Library Association, and other literary associations of the city of New York, praying that books, maps, charts, and literary and scientific works, imported for the use of their institutions, may be exempted from duty.

Ordered, That it lie on the table. Mr. Fairfield submitted additional documents in relation to the petition of Isaac Davenport: which were referred to the Committee on Pensions.

Mr. Ashley presented the petition of Seneca G. Simmons, praying compensation for services as secretary to the board of commissioners for treating with the Creek and Osage Indians: which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported a bill (S. 233) for the relief of the legal representatives of Moses Shepherd, deceased: which was read, and passed to the second reading.

Mr. Thomas Clayton, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to whom was referred the meinorial of the trustees of the Presbyterian church of Springfield, New Jersey, submitted an adverse report: which was ordered to be printed.

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives have passed a resolution from the Senate (S. R. 31) supplementary to the resolution of February 20, 1845, for distributing the works of the exploring expedition; also, an act (S. 61) for the relief of Benjamin Harris, of La Salle county, State of Illinois.

The House of Representatives concur in the amendments of the Senate to the following joint resolutions:

H. R. 34. Resolution presenting the thanks of Congress to Major General Tavlor, his officers and men.

H. R. 37. Resolution to refund to States and individuals expenses incurred by them under calls for militia and volunteers, made by Generals Gaines and Taylor.

The House of Representatives have passed the following bills and resolution:

H. R. 194. An act for the relief of Abraham Horback;

H. R. 196. An act for the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Cyrus Turner, deceased:

'H. R. 14. Joint resolution for the relief of Sheldon B. Hayes: in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The bill (S. 156) for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton, widow of Alexander Hamilton, having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, was read a third time. On the question, “Shall this bill pass?"!

ne: It was determined in the affirmative,

S Yeas, , .

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(Nays, . . . . . . . 16 On motion by Mr. Atherton, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Barrow, Cameron, Chalmers, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Greene, Hannegan, Houston, Huntington,

Jarnagin, Johnson, of Louisiana, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Phelps, Rusk, Speight, Upham, Webster, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atherton, Benton, Breese, Bright, Calhoun, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Haywood, Lewis, McDuffie, Niles, Turney, Westcott.

So it was

Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be " An act for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton, widow of Alexander Hamilton."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

T'he bill (H. R. 194) for the relief of Abraham Horback was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The bill (H. R. 196) for the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Cyrus Turner, deceased, was read the first and second times, by unaniinous consent.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

The resolution (H. R. 14) for the relief of Sheldon B. Hayes was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (S. 73) for the relief of Ross Winaus. On motion by Mr. Davis, that it lie on the table:

m s Yeas, . . . It was determined in the affirmative,

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Nays, . . . . . . . 20 On motion by Mr. Davis, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Allen, Archer, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Calhoun, Cass, Chalmers, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, Colquitt, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Evans, Fairfield, Houston, Huntington, McDuffie, Mangum, Pen. nybacker, Rusk, Speight, Turney, Webster.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Ashley, Barrow, Bright, Cameron, Dayton, Dickinson, Dix, Hannegan, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana, Lewis, Miller, Morehead, Niles, Phelps, Semple, Simmons, Sturgeon, Upham, Westcott.

So it was
Ordered, That this bill lie on the table.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (S. 57) to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes;" and having been amended,

On motion by Mr. Huntington, further to amend the bill by inserting the following:

“Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That no importer shall be permitted to deposite any quantity of goods in a warehouse for the benefit of this act, or to remove any quantity of goods from any warehouse when so deposited, the duties on which goods so to be deposited or removed, at one, and the same time, shall not amount to at least one hundred and fifty dollars :"

cativa S Yeas, . . It was determined in the negative,

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. . Nays,. . . . . . . .

On motion by Mr. Huntington, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Cameron, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Evans, Greene, Huntington, Jamnagin, Johnson, of Maryland, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Niles, Phelps, Simmons, Sturgeon, Upham, Woodbridge.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Bright, Calhoun, Cass, Chalmers, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Haywood, Houston, Johnson, of Louisiana, Lewis, McDuffie, Pennybacker, Rusk, Sevier, Speight, Turney, Webster, Westcott, Yulee. So the proposed amendment was not agreed to.

On motion by Mr. Speight, Ordered, That the further consideration of the bill be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 122) for the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones: and,

On motion by Mr. Cass, Ordered, That it be recommitted to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

The Senate proceeded to consider, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 384) reducing the duties on imports, and for other purposes: and, After debate,

On motion by Mr. Evans, Ordered, That the further consideration of the bill be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate, on the motion of Mr. Dix, resumed the consideration of the bill (S. 57) to amend the act entitled “An act to provide revenue from imports, and to change and modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes." * On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, to amend the bill by inserting, section 1, line 28, after “warehousing:” * Provided, however, That the said owner, importer, consignee, or agent, shall, at the time of entering the same for warehousing, under this act, declare in writing, which of such goods, wares, and merchandise are entered for consumption within the United States, and which for exportation to ports or places beyond the United States; and that such goods, wares, and merchandise, so entered for consumption within the United States, shall not be withdrawn from such warehousing, under this act, without the payment of duties thereon:”

Yeas, . |

. It was determined in the negative,

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On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are,
Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden,
Davis, Evans, Greene, Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Maryland,
Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Niles, Simmons, Sturgeon, Upham, Wood-
bridge,

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Bright, Calhoun,

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