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Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Allen. Archer, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Berrien, 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.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Barrow, Cameron, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, John M. Clayton,
Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Greene, Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of
Maryland, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Niles, Phelps, Simmons, Sturgeon,
Woodbridge.

So it was
Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

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

A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. Walker, his secretary:

Mr. President : The President of the United States this day approved and signed a resolution (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.” ' A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. French, their Clerk:

Ur. President : The House of Representatives have passed a bill (H. R. 492) to authorize the issue of treasury notes and a loan: in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill and two enrolled resolutions, I am directed to bring them to the Sen. ate for the signature of their President.

The Vice President signed the enrolled bill and the two enrolled resolutions this day reported to have been examined, and they were delivered to the committee to be presented to the President of the United States.

The bill (H. R. 492) to authorize the issue of treasury notes and a loan, was read the first and second times, by unaniinous consent.

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

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the bill (H. R. 384) reducing the duty on imports, and for other purposes. •

And, after debate,

On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, that the further consideration of the bill be postponed until to-morrow:

S Yeas, . . It was determined in the affirmative,

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mauve, Nays, · · · · · · ·
On motion by Mr. Lewis,
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present,
Those who voted in the affirinative are,
Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Benton, Berrien, Cameron, Cilley, Thomas
Clayton, John M. Clayton, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Evans, Greene,
Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana,
Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Niles, Phelps, Simmons, Sturgeon, Upham,
Webster, Woodbridge.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Breese, Bright, Cal.

houn, Cass, Chalmers, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Houston, Lewis, McDuffie, Penny backer, Rusk, Sevier, Speight, Turney, Westcott.

The bill (S. 174) for the relief of Alexis Ayot, and the bill (S. 171) granting a pension to John Clark, were severally read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole: and having been amended, they were reported to the Senate, and the amendments were concurred in.

Ordered, That they be engrossed, and read a third time.
The said bills were read a third time, by unanimous consent.
Resolved, That the said bills pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the said bills.

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

H. R. 154. An act for the relief of Isabella Baldridge, widow of Captain John Baldridge.

H. R. 190. An act for the relief of Charles M. McKenzie: and
No amendment being made, they were severally reported to the Senate.
Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.
The said bills were read a third time.
Resolved, That they pass.

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

The following bills were severally read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole:

S. 159. A bill for the relief of Edward Bolon.
S. 165. Bill for the relief of the heirs of Crocker Sampson, deceased.
S. 168. Bill for the relief of Henry H. Marsh, of Michigan.
S. 169. Bill for the relief of William B. Keene.
No amendment being made, they were severally reported to the Senate,
Ordered, That they be engrossed, and read a third time.
The said bills were severally read a third time.
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.

On motion,
The Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, July 16, 1846.

Mr. Dix presented the memorial of G. Hessenberg and Company, and others, merchants and importers of the city of New York, praying that, in imposing duties on imports, specific duties may be adopted in certain cases; and remonstrating against that portion of the tariff bill, now before the Senate, which imposes the ad valorem duty on silks, in place of a specific duty.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.
On motion by Mr. Webster, that it be printed:
Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Printing.

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

Mr. President : The House of Representatives have passed a resolution

(H. R. 45) authorizing the President of the United States to cause medals from the trophies of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma to be made and distributed: in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

The President of the United States approved and signed the 15th in. stant the following acts: · H. R. 16. An act for the relief of Joseph Kemball. · H. R. 39. An act for the relief of James Mains.

H. R. 40. An act for the relief of James Wyman.
H. R. 41. An act for the relief of William McCauley.
H. R, 42. An act for the relief of John Ficklin.

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

H. R. 43. An act for the relief of Joseph Watson.

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. 56. An act for the relief of John G. Pierie.
H. R. 63. An act for the relief of John E. Holland.
H. R. 95. An act for the relief of Daniel Ingalls.

H. R. 131. An act for the relief of Adam McCulloch. · H. R. 155. An act for the relief of Sampson,Brown.

H. R. 19. An act for the relief of Semington Buffenbarger.

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

H. R. 32. An act for the relief of George D. Spencer.

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.

Mr. Cameron presented three memorials of operators, proprietors, miners, and others, engaged in producing and furnishing coal, in Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, praying that the duty on foreign coal may not be reduced: which were referred to the Committee on Finance. · Mr. Cameron presented a memorial of shippers and importers, in the city and county of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, remonstrating against the passage of the bill (H. R. 384) reducing the duties on imports, and for other purposes: which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. Cameron presented a memorial of citizens of Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, engaged in the coal trade and various pursuits connected therewith, praying that the duty on foreign coal may not be reduced: which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. Bright reported from the committee that they had presented to the President of the United States the 14th instant, the following'enrolled resolutions and enrolled bills:

S. 31. Resolution supplementary to the resolution of February 20, 1845, for distributing the works of the exploring expedition..

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

H. R. 37. Resolution to refund to States and individuals expenses in. curred by them under calls for militia and volunteers made by Generals Gaines and Taylor. · H. R. 6. An act to establish the collection district of Chicago. :

H. R. 61. An act for the relief of Benjamin Harris, of La Salle county, State of Illinois.

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Mary W. Ketchum, submitted an adverse report: which was ordered to be printed.

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Andrew Parke, submitted an adverse report: which was ordered to be printed.

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Alexander Wilson, submitted an adverse report: which was ordered to be printed. ..

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Printing, to whom was referred the memorial of Joseph W. Revere and others, reported in favor of printing the same: and

Ordered, That the memorial be printed.

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Printing, reported against printing the memorial of William Wilson and Sons, and others: and the report was agreed to. · The Senate proceeded to consider the report of the Committee on Revolutionary Claims on the petition of Josiah Dutton and the heirs of John Morrison: and, in concurrence therewith,

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioners be rejected.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution submitted yesterday by Mr. Westcott, in relation to the execution of a marble bust of John Rutledge: and the resolution was agreed to.

The resolution (H. R. 45) authorizing the President of the United States to cause medals from the trophies of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma to be made and distributed, was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent.

Orderell, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 492) to authorize the issue of treasury notes and a loan, reported it without amendment.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said bill, as in Committee of the Whole: and,

On motion by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until tomorrow, and be the order of the day.

The Senate resumed, as in Committee of the Whole, the consideration of the resolution submitted by Mr. Hannegan the 28th of May, fixing a day for the adjournment of Congress; and having been amended by striking out“ 20th day of July," and inserting “10th day of August:" || On motion by Mr. Lewis, “ that the resolution lie on the table.”

bri S Yeas, It was determined in the negative,

. . . . . . . 16 "Sadun Nays, . . . . . . . 36 On motion, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirinative are,

Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Benton, Breese, Chalmers, Colquitt, Haywood, Lewis, McDuffie, Pennybacker, Sevier, Speight, Westcott, Woodbridge, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are,
Messrs. Archer, 'Atherton, Barrow, Berrien, Bright, Calhoun, Came.

Thoses. Areiller,

Dich, Jarnitus

ron, Cass, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, John M. Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Dickinson, Dix, Evans, Fairfield, Greene, Hannegan, Houston, Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana, Mangum, Miller, Niles, Phelps, Semple, Simmons, Sturgeon, Turney, Upham, Webster.

On the question to agree to the resolution:
It was determined in the affirmative, Yeas, · · · · · · · 36

' Nays, . . . . . . . 16 On motion by Mr. Haywood, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Archer, Atherton, Barrow, Berrien, Bright, Calhoun, Cameron, Cass, Cilley, Thomas Clayton, John M. Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Dickinson, Dix, Evans, Fairfield, Greene, Hannegan, Houston, Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana, Mangum, Miller, Niles, Phelps, Semple, Simmons, Sturgeon, Turney, Úpham, Webster.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Benton, Breese, Chalmers, Colquitt, Haywood, Lewis, McDuffie, Pennybacker, Sevier, Speight, Westcott, Woodbridge, Yulee.

So it was

Resolved, (with the concurrence of the House of Representatives,) That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives close the present session of Congress by an adjournment of their respective houses on Monday, the tenth day of August,

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

Mr. Lewis submitted the following resolution for consideration:

Resolved, That, until otherwise ordered, the hour of meeting of the Senate be ten o'clock, a, m.

On motion by Mr. Lewis, that when the Senate adjourn this day, they will adjourn to meet at 10 o'clock to-morrow:

The consideration of the motion, without its lying one day for consideration, was objected to as against the rule.

The Vice President decided that the consideration of the motion, at this time, was in order. · From that decision Mr. Mangum appealed.

And the question being submitted to the Senate, “ Is the decision of the Vice President correct ?!!

It was determined in the noontive S Yeas,
It was determined in the negative, Nays.

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. . . . . . . 26 On motion, The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are, Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Breese, Bright, Calhoun, Cass, Chalmers, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Houston, Lewis, McDuffie, Niles, Pennybacker, Rusk, Semple, Sevier, Speight, Turney, Westcott, Yulee.

Those who voted in the negative are, Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Berrien, Cameron, Thomas Clayton, John M. Clayton, Corwin, Crittenden, Davis, Dayton, Evans, Greene, Haywood, Huntington, Jarnagin, Johnson, of Maryland, Johnson, of Louisiana,

Those Archer, Barreenden, Davis, Maryland,

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