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Turney, Hon. H. L., attended

credentials presented, and oath adminis-

tered . .
motions to be excused from the Commit-

tee of Claims - - - 97, 102,

resolutions submitted by, viz:
limiting military appointments to the age of 60

303
exemption of volunteers from arrest for debt, &c.

339
Tuscaloosa, establishment of a national armory at, memorial of

the legislature of Alabama . .
Tustin, Rev. Septimus, elected chaplain
Tymochtee township, Wyandott county, Ohio, trustees of, to

select lands for schools. (See bill H. R. 22.)
Tyner, Jonathan, memorial .

212
adverse report -

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203

Ulster county, New York, citizens petition against a change in
the tariff -

445
Union county, Illinois, petition of citizens, national armory at

Fort Massac ·
United States-

memorials of citizens of the, relative to the naturalization
laws -

- 107, 119, 149, 254
memorials of citizens of the, relative to Oregon

. 108, 123
maps, &c. of the boundary lines between the, and foreign

States. (See resolution S. 25.)
furnishing Michigan with evidence of the boundary be.

tween the United States and Canada, so far as it forms
the boundary of that State, resolution

(See resolution S. 25.)
claim of the, on Great Britain for duties illegally charged,
President's message ·

1, 316
Updike, James, petition of .

98
adverse report

6, 297
Upham, Hon. William, attended

excused from the Committee on Pensions

resolutions submitted by, viz:
pay of non-commissioned officers, musicians, and pri.

vates of the army, and administering of oaths to re-

cruits .

arrearages of pension to Nathaniel Stafford •
Utzah. (See Sour John.)

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Van Buren, Crawford county, Arkansas, establishment of an

additional district court at, resolution -
Van Buren county, Michigan, citizens petition for a mail route

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Vanderlyn, J., and others, citizens of the United States in Paris,
memorial for the purchase of Catlin's collection

355
Van Ness, C. P., petition of - -

159
Van Valkenburg, Benjamin. (See Catharine Van Valkenburg.)
Van Valkenburg, Catharine, executrix of Benjamin Van Val-
kenburg, petition of ·

167
adverse report -

238, 263, 266, 268
Vattemare, Alexandre, memorial
Vermont, memorials and petitions of citizens against the admis-

sion of Texas as a slave State . 48, 54, 62, 69, 83
Religious Society of Friends of, for the peaceful ad.
justment of international difficulties

235
Vermont legislature, resolutions of

against the admission of Texas ·

relative to the cannon taken at the battle of Bennington
Vermont militia, agent of. (See James Smalley.)
Vessels navigating along the coast, expediency of requiring, to

carry lights, resolution - -
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate,

resumed the chair ..
presented the credentials of Messrs. Levy and Westcott,

of Florida -
Vicksburg, marine hospital at, resolution

199
Vigo, Franeis, legal representatives, documents referred

63
resolution of Indiana .

93
adverse report

238
ordered to lie on the table

264
Vincent, Frederick, administrator of James Lecaze, of the firm
of Lecaze & Mallet, memorial ..

committee discharged, and again referred · 95, 132
Virginia, licensed pilots of, petition for the repeal of the pilot law

eastern district, change in the time of holding the
United States district courts in, resolution : ; -

(See bill S. 190.)
western district, clerks of the United States circuit and

district courts for, to employ deputies. (See bill

S. 192.)
Virginia military bounty land warrants, extension of the time for

locating. (See bill H. R. 454.)
Viscount de Lomague. (See Marie Loubet.)
Volunteer force, promotion of the efficiency of, resolution

298
organization of. (See bill S. 211.)
yeas and nays : . .

367
Volunteers illegally called into service by an officer of the army,
resolution. .

.
. .

5, 328
yeas and nays -

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messages from the President , fot.... 332, 342
exemption of, from arrest for debt, &c., resolution - 334, 339
appropriations for, employed in the war with Mexico...;

(See bill H. R. 491.)

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Volunteers, refunding expenses incurred under calls for militia

and, by Generals Gaines and Taylor. (See resolu-

tion H. R. 37.)
increase of pay of, and bounty land to: (See bill

S. 212.)
Alabama volunteers, resolution .

report of the Secretary of War
authority to individuals to raise, resolution -

report of the Secretary of War ..
payment of Tennessee volunteers, resolutions of Ten-

nessee . .
payment of certain, and militia. (See resolution H.

R. 47.)
Von Schmidt, Peter, petitions :
report and bill (see bill s. 93) : 125, 226, 315

163
resolution
Voss, Emilio, appointment of, to receive the Mexican indem-
nity, &c., resolution - .

145
report of the Secretary of the Treasury

315

153

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259

Wabeshance Point, erection of a light-house at, resolution
Wade, Ezekiel, leave to withdraw

110
Wade, Mary D., petition of .

153
adverse report
leave to withdraw

382
Wadhams, Beebe, legal representative of Heman Allen, peti-
tion of . -

69
adverse report

8. 228
leave to withdraw •

504
Wadhams, Abigail. (See Beebe Wadhams.)
Walbach, John B., memorial of
Walker, Dudley, memorial of

319
Walker, Samuel D. (See bill H. R. 52.)
documents

380
Wallace, Cadwallader, memorial of .

report and bill (see bill S. 261) .
Walton, George W., memorial of .

111
report and bill (see

229
Walworth, Horace F., leave to withdraw
Ward, Nahum, petition of

referred to the Secretary of the Treasury - 150, 164
Ward, Harriet, petition of .

committee discharged, and again referred -
report and bill (see bill S. 147)

231
Ward, Harriet, widow of Joseph Ward, petition of .
Ward, Joseph. (See Harriet Ward.)
Var steamers, improvement in, resolution

construction of additional, resolution of Loui-
siana -

315

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War, memorial deprecating the evils of, and for the adoption of
measures for the perpetuation of peace •

• 338, 340
War Department, reports of the Secretary-

transfers of appropriations -
fortifications at outlet of lake Huron and Fort Gratiot
expenditures from the contingent fund of
contracts made by · ·
persons employed in all the branches of

fire-proof building for the, message of the President
War, Secretary of, reports of,

fortifications at the outlet of lake Huron and Fort
Gratiot -
referred

109
transfers of appropriations .
La Fourche river harbor, Louisiana .

38
rejected pensions, and increase of pensions
map of Florida .

130
Putnam's plough dredger
ordered to be printed

191
referred . . .

306
expenditures from contingent funds
Red river raft . .
balances of appropriations
contracts made by the department
expenditures for the contingent expenses of the mili.

tary establishment
persons employed in all the branches of the War I

partment -
mineral lands in Illinois
printed .

102
inland communication between Fort Gratiot and Sand

Hill, and the military road from Fort Gratiot and
Detroit .

107
referred and printed .

124
report of the 14th June, 1844, referred

109
expenses of the national armories, and the number of
arms manufactured -

125
returns of the militia ·
progress of the fortifications at Key West and the straits
of Florida .

149
mineral regions of lake Superior

, 267
papers of John C. Whitsett .

169
proposed fortifications at Proctor's Landing, lake Borgne 169
referred . . .

175
pay and allowances of officers of the army

209
expediency of increasing the military defences

212
capabilities of the harbors between Erie and Buffalo for
ports of refuge .

230
defences of New Orleans

231
copies of the Army Register ·

245
proceedings of a court of inquiry on Major J. W. Ripley 293

additional copies ordered to be printed .

130

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War, Secretary of, reports of

harbors of Dunkirk and Cattaraugus, ordered to be
printed . .

311
communicating a letter of General Gaines
troops mustered into service from Alabama .
killed, wounded, and missing, in the battles of the 8th

and 9th of May -
amount appropriated since 1st July, 1836, for the re-
moval of obstructions in harbors and rivers -

417
referred

418
ordered to be printed ..

437
authority to individuals to raise volunteers

420
Ware, E. A., documents -

114
adverse report

316, 345
Ware, James, widow of, documents -

153
Warehouse system, establishment of a, resolution

- 77,80
(See bill S. 57.)

yeas and nays - - 399, 405, 406, 411
proceedings of a meeting at Georgetown, S.

C., for - .
Warford, Mr., relative to, and other persons employed at the
Memphis navy-yard, resolution -

398
report of the Secretary of the Navy

430
Warren county, Ohio, citizens of, 'petition establishment and

discontinuance of mail routes - - • • • 220, 299
Warren, Daniel H. (See bill H. R. 204.)
Warren, petition against removing the custom house from Bris-
tol to -

421
Washington city-

report of the Commissioner of Public Buildings on the

improvement of streets and squares -
members of the bar of, relative to the residence of the
judges of the circuit court - -

committee discharged, and again referred .
committee discharged, and ordered to be printed

(See bills S. 70 and H. R. 260.)
citizens of, petition relative to the orphans' court .
leave to withdraw

(See bill H. R. 192.)
amendment of the act of incorporation of. (See bill H.

R. 310.)
Washington navy-yard, mechanics and laborers at, petition of -
adverse report -

- 212
Washington Monument Society, document relative to the affairs

44, 118

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report from the secretary of the society
Washington, George, erection of a monument to. (See reso-
lutions S. 4 and H. R. 6.)
yeas and nays

. 375, 380, 455
Washington, equestrian statue of employment of Hiram Powers
to execute, resolution

report .

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