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is hereby authorized to cause the sea-wall afore- tions, suits, process, proceedings, commenced, or said to be repaired, and the pier aforesaid to be to be commenced, or now pending in said district erected, by contract, under the direction of the court, and liable to be discontinued, or suffer precollector of the district of Portsmouth, if, on the judice, from the foregoing alterations, may be rereport of such persons, he shall deem it necessary. turned to, and shall be continued to, the district And the President is further requested to commu- court to be holden in pursuance of this act, in nicate to Congress, at their next session, the re- such manner as that the same shall suffer no dissult of so much of the examination and survey, continuance or prejudice by virtue of this act. as relates to the expediency and practicability of Approved, March 2, 1821. building the sea-wall aforesaid : Provided, That no money shall be expended in erecting the pier aforesaid, until the jurisdiction of the site thereof shall be ceded by the State of New Hampshire to

RESOLUTIONS. the United States.

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That a sum, not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars, Resolution providing for the admission of Missouri is hereby appropriated for the purposes aforesaid ;

into the Union on a certain condition. to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives otherwise appropriated.

of the United States of America in Congress assemApproved, March 3, 1821.

bled, That Missouri shall be admitted into this Union on an equal footing with the original

States, in all respects whatever, upon the fundaAn Act to amend the act, entitled “An act to provide mental condition, that the fourth clause of the

for taking the fourth census or enumeration of the twenty-sixth section of the third article of the inhabitants of the United States, and for other pur-- constitution submitted on the part of said State to poses.”

Congress, shall never be construed to authorize Be it enacted, fc., That, instead of the time pre passed in conformity thereto, by which any citizen,

the passage of any law, and that no law shall be scribed in the above-recited act, in which the mar- of either of the States in this Union, shall be exshals and their assistants should perform the va- cluded from the enjoyment of any of the privileges rious duties assigned them by the said act, the and immunities to which such citizen is entitled same is hereby enlarged to the first day of Sep under the Constitution of the United States: Protember nexi.

vided, That the Legislature of said State, by a Approved, March 3, 1821.

solemn public act, shall declare the assent of the said State to the said fundamental condition, and

shall transmit to the President of the United States, An Act authorizing the President of the United States

on or before the fourth Monday in November next, to remove the Land Office in the district of Law

an authentic copy of the said act; upon the rerence county, in the Territory of Arkansas.

ceipt whereof, the President, by proclamation, Be it enacted, f-c., That so much of the act, enti- , shall announce the fact; whereupon, and without tled "An act making provision for the establish- any further proceeding on the part of Congress, ment of additional land offices in the Territory of the admission of the said State into the Union Missouri,” as requires that the land office for the shall be considered as complete. district of Lawrence county shall be established Approved, March 2, 1821. at the seat of justice in said county, shall be and the same is hereby repealed; and the President of the United States is hereby authorized to remove Resolution providing for jails in certain cases, for the and establish said office at any suitable place

safe custody of persons committed under the auwithin the said district.

thority of the United States. Approved, March 2, 1821.

Resolved, foc., That where any State or States, having complied with the recommendation of

Congress, in the resolution of the twenty-third An Act to alter the times of holding the District day of September, one thousand seven hundred Court in the Northern District of New York, and eighty-nine, shall have withdrawn, or shall

hereafter withdraw, either in whole or in part, the Be it enacted, fc., That the district court of the use of their jails, for prisoners cornmited under United States of America for the northern district the authority of the United States, the marshal in of New York, directed by law to be holden at such State or States, under the direction of the Utica, shall hereafter be holden at the same place judge of the district, shall be, and hereby is, on the last Tuesday of August, instead of the authorized and required to hire a convenient placé third Tuesday of May, in each year; and that the to serve as a temporary jail, and to make the necourt directed by law to be holden at Albany, on cessary provision for the safe-keeping of prisoners the second Tuesday of November, shall, instead committed under the authority of the United thereof, hereafter be holden at the same place on States, until permanent provision shall be made the last Tuesday of January in each year. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, s'hat all ac- I shall be allowed his reasonable expenses, incurred

by law for that purpose; and the said marshal

Resolutions.

for the above purposes, to be paid out of the Treas- States be authorized to cause such number of asury of the United States.

tronomical observations to be made, by methods Approved, March 3, 1821.

which may, in his judgment, be best adapted to

insure a correct determination of the longitude of Resolution authorizing the President of the United

the Capitol, in the City of Washington, from States to cause astronomical observations to be Greenwich, or some other known meridian in made, to ascertain the longitude of the Capitol, in Europe, and that the data, with accurate calculathe City of Washington, from some known me- tions or statements, founded thereon, be laid beridian in Europe.

fore Congress at their next session. Resolved, fc., That the President of the United Approved, March 3, 1821.

INDEX

TO THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE SECOND SESSION OF

THE SIXTEENTH CONGRESS.

SENATE

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Accounts, appointment of the standing commit-
tee of

21
Actual Settlers, Mr. Thomas presented two me-

morials of the Legislature of Missouri,
praying some provision for the relief of
indigent, referred

22
Mr. T. also presented a resolution instruct.

ing the Committee on Public Lands to in-
quire into the expediency of granting the
right of pre-emption to certain

22
considered and agreed to

24
Mr. Walker, of Alabama, submitted a simi.

lar resolution
considered and agreed to

25
Additional Land Offices, Mr. Noble submitted a

resolution instructing the Committee on
Public Lands to inquire into the expedi-
ency of establishing, in Indiana

35
considered and agreed to ·

40
Admission of new States into the Union, Mr.
Smith's history of the

51
African Slave Trade, a list of vessels that im-

ported slaves into Charleston from 1804
to 1807, inclusive .

73
Alabama, a bill to alter the terms of the district
courts in, twice read, and referred

18
reported without amendment

19
read the third time, and passed

21
Mr. Walker presented the memorial of the
convention of

366
referred to the Committee of Foreign Affairs 376
Alabama and Mississippi, a bill for the better

regulation of certain land districts in the
States of, &c., read

306
read a second time, and referred

331
reported without amendment

339
ordered to a third reading

392
read the third time, and passed

393
Allen, Nathaniel, Mr. Sanford presented the pe-
tition of, referred

238
a bill for passing certain moneys to the cre-
dit of, read

255
read a second time

259
ordered to a third reading -

388
read the third time, and passed

388
American Seamen, registered, a letter from the

Secretary of State, transmitting a list of 150
Appleton, Nathaniel and Wm. H., Mr. Pinkney
presented the petition of

350

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Arkansas, a bill from the House of Representa-

tives authorizing the President to remove
the land office in Lawrence county, in
the Territory of, read

256
read a second time, and referred

260
reported without amendment

267
ordered to a third reading

391
read the third time, and passed

394
Army, a bill from the House of Representatives

to equalize the pay of officers in the 367
twice read, and referred

377
reported without amendment

390
laid on the table

398
Army Register, a letter from the Secretary of

War accompanied with a copy of the, for
each member of the Senate

139
Aubin, Joshua, Mr. Otis presented the petition
of, referred

241
adverse report thereon

306
report reversed, and a bill ordered

334
(See Whitehead, William.)
Auction, Mr. Roberts presented the petition of

sundry merchants and others of Phila-
delphia, praying that a duty of ten per
cent. may be laid on all sales of, referred 188
Mr. R. also presented other petitions of like
tenor

237
Mr. King laid on the table sundry resolu-

tions at public meetings held in New
York against such duty -

250
Auctioneers, Mr. Sanford presented the memo-

rial of the, of the city of New York, re-
monstrating against the imposition of re-
strictions, &c., read

142
Avery, Park, Mr. Lanman presented the peti-
tion of, referred

26
an adverse report thereon

122
read and concurred in

128

B.
Baker, Jane, Mr. Roberts presented the petition
of, referred

119
an adverse report thereon

389
read and concurred in

393
Baldwin, Samuel S. and others, Mr. Sanford

presented the petition of, referred - 356
Bank of Columbia, Mr. Horsey presented the
petition of, referred

247
(See District Banks.)

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Bank of the Metropolis, Mr. Horsey presented Bioren, John, and Fielding Lucas, Mr. Roberts
the petition of

147

presented the memorial of, referred 213
(See District Banks.)

the committee discharged

253
Bank of the United States, Mr. Roberts present- Blakeley, Mr. King, of Alabama, presented sun-
ed the memorial of the .

29 dry petitions, praying that a port of entry
referred to the Finance Committee

30
may be established at, referred

183
a bill concerning the, read

127 a bill to establish the district of, read 241
read a second time, and referred
129 read a second time

244
reported without amendment
142 ordered to a third reading

384
read the third time, and passed
360 read the third time, and passed

387
Mr. Smith submitted a resolution concern. Blanchard, F. Bailly. (Sec Lanusse, Paul.)
ing the

183 Boundaries, a bill authorizing the President to
considered and negatived

188

ascertain and designate certain, read 154
a letter from the Governor of Ohio was laid

read a second time

178
before the Senate on the subject of cer

ordered to a third reading

384
tain proceedings of the, referred to the

read the third time, and passed

387
Finance Committee

257
the said committee discharged

361

Boyles, Thomas H., Mr. Walker of Alabama
Bankruptcy. (See Uniform System of, &c.)

presented the petition of, referred

132
Barbour, James, of Virginia, attended

9
an adverse report thereon

263
remarks of, on his resolution concerning

read and concurred in
piracy -

31 Brady, James, a bill from the House of Repre-
on the resolution to admit Missouri

33

sentatives for relief of, twice read, and
on the Ohio and Erie Canal

155
referred

240
on the bill concerning Virginia military land

reported without amendment

259
warrants

246
ordered to a third reading

388
the credentials of, for another term of six

read the third time and passed

390
years, read, and filed

326 Brooks, Joseph. (See Threlkeld, John.)
remarks of, on the rejection by the House Brown, James, of Louisiana, attended

9
of Representatives of the Missouri reso-

remarks of, on the bill granting a piece of
lution

353
land to the State of Louisiana

243
on the resolution for a joint committee on Brown, Morgan, Mr. Walker of Georgia pre-
the same

381
sented the petition of, referred

28
on the bill for adjudication, &c., of claims,

a bill for relief of, read

51
and a treaty with Spain
385 read a second time

77
Barker, Jacob, Mr. Sanford presented the peti-

ordered to a third reading

100
tion of, referred
122, 130 read the third time, and passed

117
an adverse report thereon

242

Brown, Watson, Mr. Johnson of Kentucky pre-
Mr. S. presented another petition of, with

sented the petition of, referred

248
additional papers, referred

356
an adverse report thereon

376
the committee discharged -

383
read, and concurred in

379
Barracks at Sackett's Harbor, Mr. Smith sub- Bruff, James. (See Easton, Rufus.)
mitted a resolution of inquiry concerning

Buck, Gordon, and others, Mr. King of New
the

347
York presented the petition of

356
agreed to, and a committee appointed to Bullus, Charlotte J., Mr. Pleasants presented the
present to the President

350
petition of, referred

50
a Message from the President, with a report

committee discharged

389
from the Secretary of War

375
Bayly, Mountjoy, Mr. Roberts submitted a reso-

Buntin, Robert, a bill from the House of Repre-

331

sentatives for relief of, read
lution authorizing, to employ a furnace

read a second time, and referred

333
43

360
read twice, and ordered to a third reading 100

reported with an amendment
read the third time, and passed

ordered to a third reading

398
117

400
Mr. King moved to reconsider the resolu-

read a third time, and passed
tion
121 Burrill, James, of Rhode Island, attended

9
his motion laid on the table

135 speech of, on the resolution to admit Mis-
Beck, Paul, and Thomas Sparks, and others, Mr.

souri

45
Roberts presented the memorial of, re-

Mr. Hunter announced the death of . 130
ferred

50 resolutions adopted for the funeral of 131
Belden, Ezekiel P., Mr. Dana presented the pe-

Burwell, William A., a message from the House
tition of, referred

238 of Representatives announcing the death
Berzat, Gabriel, a bill for relief of the legal rep-

of, &c.

355
resentatives of, twice read, and referred 121 Business of the session, a resolution from the
reported without amendment

124

House of Representatives for a joint com-
ordered to a third reading

136
mittee to inquire into the

367
read the third time, and passed

140 read, three times, passed, and a committee
Bettis, Drury, the Committee of Claims dis-

appointed

377
charged from the petition of

396 report of said committee laid on the table • 386
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Claims, appointment of standing committee of

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Cahoone, John, Mr. Hunter presented the peti-

Clark, Terence, Mr. Sanford presented the peti-
tion of, referred

tion of, referred
142

147

the committee discharged
adverse report thereon

389
366
read, and concurred in

mson, E. B., Mr. Thomas presented the me-

377
Caldwell, John. (See Shawneetown.)

morial of, referred

120
Caldwell, Robert, and others, Mr. Ruggles pre-

adverse report thereon

249
sented the petition of

339
read, and concurred in

250
Campbell, Rev. J. N., a message from the House

Coast Surveys, &c., report of the Secretary of the
of Representatives announcing their elec.

Treasury of moneys expended on the sev-
tion of, as Chaplain

eral
18

19
Carroll, Daniel, of Duddington, Mr. Roberts Coffee, John, a bill for relief of, read

135
presented the petition of, referred
356 read a second time, and referred

136
the committee discharged
396 reported with amendments

151
Cathcart, James Leander, Mr. Wilson presented

ordered to a third reading

239
the memorial of, referred
24 read the third time, and passed

242
a bill explanatory of the act for relief of, read 140 Columbian Society, a bill to incorporate the, read 27
read a second time
143 read a second time, and referred

32
ordered to a third reading
239 reported without amendment

36
read the third time, and passed
242 the bill recommitted

41
Cathey, Matthew B., Mr. Eaton moved that the

reported with an amendment

99
Committee of Claims be instructed to in-

ordered to a third reading

150
quire into the expediency of allowing the

read a third time, and passed

151
claim of

147 Commerce and Manufactures, appointment of
agreed to

149
the standing committee of

20
an adverse report from said committee 248 Compensation of Members, Mr. Burrill commu-
read, and concurred in

250

nicated a resolution of the Legislature of
Catlett, Hanson, Mr. Roberts presented the pe-

Rhode Island, recommending a reduction
tition of, referred

of the
140

10
referred to a select committee
249

41
an adverse report thereon

253
Central Bank of Georgetown and Washington,

report of said committee

254
Mr. Horsey presented the petition of, re-

the resolution of inexpediency, read
ferred to the Committee on the District of

Contingent Expenses of the Military Establish-
Columbia

252

ment, letter from the Secretary of War

with a statement of the
Chadwick, Levi, Mr. Ruggles presented the pe-

150
tion of, referred

326

a letter from the Secretary of the Navy,

with similar statement
the committee discharged
399

185
Chambers, David, Mr. Ruggles presented the pe-

Contracts, a letter from the Secretary of the
tition of, referred

306

Navy with a report from the Commis-
the committee discharged -

393

sioners of the Navy Board of the, made
Chandler, John, of Maine, attended
9

190

by them
remarks of, on the rejection by the House

a similar report from the Quartermaster
General, &c.

247
of Representatives of the Missouri resolu-
tion

355

a similar report from the Postmaster Gen-
eral

252
Chaplains, on motion of Mr. Morril, the usual
resolution to appoint

10 Cooper, Daniel, Mr. Ruggles submitted a resolu.
Chase, Philander, Mr. Ruggles presented the

tion instructing the Committee of Claims
petition of, referred

119

to inquire into the expediency of making
adverse report thereon

135
provision for the claim of

268
Chatard, John B., Mr. Johnson of Louisiana pre-

agreed to

289
sented the petition of, referred
136 a bill for relief of, read

359
the petitioner had leave to withdraw his

read a second time

362
petition
347 laid on the table

396
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company, Mr. Cote Sans Dessein, Mr. Thomas presented the
Van Dyke presented the memorial of the,

petition of the inhabitants of, praying to
referred

121

be confirmed in their title to certain lands,
the committee discharged

396

referred to the Committee on Public
Choctaw Nation, Mr. Holmes, of Mississippi pre-

Lands -

183
sented the petition of, praying that Silas

said committee discharged

393
Dinsmore may be confirmed in his title Cousens, E., and other, Mr. Holmes of Maine,
to certain lands, &c., referred

presented the petition of

140
an adverse report thereon

189 Coxe, Daniel W., Mr. Williams of Mississippi
read, and concurred in
237 presented the petition of, referred

30
Mr. Holmes submitted a resolution instruct-

a bill confirming the title of the Marquis of
ing the Committee on the Public Lands

Maison Rouge

128
to inquire into the expediency of comply-

(See Maison Rouge.)
ing with the request of the, &c.

268 Creek Nation, a Message from the President,
resolution agreed to

289

transmitting copies of a treaty made with

399
the, read

136

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