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From DELAWARE, Thomas Clayton.

John C. Herbert, ..

Samuel Smith, .

Robert Wright
Philip P. Barbour,
Burwell Bassett,
James Breckenridge,
William A. Burwell,
Peterson Goodwyn,
Aylet Hawes,

John P. Hungerfordi From VIRGINIA,

Joseph Lewis, jun.
William M.Coy,
Hugh Nelson,
Thomas Newton,
William H. Roane,

Ballard Smith,
(Henry St. George Tucker
r Joseph H. Bryan,
James W. Clark,
Joho Culpepper,
Weldon N. Edwards,

Daniel M. Forney,
From North-CAROLINA,

William Gaston,
Israel Pickens,
Lewis Williams,
Bartlett Yancey.
John C. Calhoun,
John J. Chappell,

Benjamin Huger,

William Lowndes,
John Taylor, .
William Woodward.


John Forsyth,
From Georgia, Thomas Tellair,

(Richard H. Wilde
(Joseph Desha,
Benjamin Hardin,

Richard M. Jobpson,

Samuel M.Kee,
Alney M.Lean,
Stephen Ormsby,
Solomon P. Sharp,
Micah Taul.
William G Blount,
Newton Cannon,

Bennet H. Henderson, From TENNESSEE,

Samuel Powell,
| James B. Reynolds,
Isaac Thomas.

John Alcxander,
From Ohio,

{ James Caldwell,

| David Clendennin. From LOVISIASA, Thomas B. Robertson.

The following Dew Members also appeared to wit:~from Massachusetts, Benjamin Adams, in the room of Elijah Brigham, deceased, and James Cart, from New York, Archibald S. Clarke, in the room of Peter B. Porter, resigned; from Pennsylvania, William Findler; from Maryland, Peter Little, in the rooi of Williain Pinkney, resigned, and George Peter, in the room of Alexander C. Hanson, resigned; from North Carolina, Samuel Dickens, in the room of Richard Stanford, deceased, and Charles Hooks, in the room of William R. King, resigned; from Kentucky, Thomas Fletcher, in the room of James Clark, resigned; from Ohio, Williain Henry Harrison, in the room of John M.Lean, resigned; and from ludiana, William Hen

dricks; who severally produced their creden. tials, and took their seats: the oath to support the Constitution of the United States, being first administered to them by Mr. Speaker..

William Lattimore, the Delegate from the Mississippi Territory appeared and took his seat.

Two new Delegates appeared to wit:-from the Territory of Illinois, Nathaniel Pope; and from we mercury 1.015, amanterope, won the Territory of Missuuri, John Scott; who severally produced their credentials, and took their seats : the oath to support the Constitution of the United States, being first administered to them by Mr. Speaker.

And a quorum consisting of a majority of the whole number of members of the House, being present, .

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion of Mr. Wright, Rcsolved, That a committee be appointed on the part of this House, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on. the President of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled, and ready to receive any communication that he may be pleased to make to them.

Mr. Wright and Mr. Tallmadge, were appointcd of the said committee on the part of this House.

Ordered, That the clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Cutts, their Secretary :

Mr. Speaker-I am directed to inform this House, that a quorum of the Senate is assembled, and that they are ready to proceed to business. The Senate concur in the resolution for the appointment of a joint committee, to irait on the Pre

solution, anuse proceeded use of the moeders of the

sident of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled, and ready to receive any communications he may be pleased to make to them, and have appointed a cuma mittee on their part.

Mr. Wright submitted the following resolution, to wit :

Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States, together with the Rules and Orders of the House, be printed for the use of the members.

The House proceeded to consider the said resolution, and the question being taken on agreeing thereto, It was determined in the negative.

On motion of Mr. Parris, Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to pro. cure newspapers from any number of offices that the meinbers may clect:'Provided, That the expense tiercof, do not excced the price of three daily papers.

On motion of Mr. Taylor, of New York, Ordered, That the daily hour to which the House shall stand adjourned, be twelve o'clock, until otherwise ordered.

And then the House adjourned until twelve o'clock to-morrow.

TUESDAY, December 3, 1816.

Several other members, to wit: from Massachu. setts. Benjamin Brown and 'Timothy Pickeringi froin Rhode Island, Jaines B. Mason; from Connecticut, l'inothy Pitkin; from Vermont, Chauncey Langdon; from New York, Oliver C. Comstuck, James W. Wilkin, Jabez D. Hammond, James Birdsall. and Abraham H. Schenck; froin Peno:ylvania, William Wiison, William Maclay, and Thomas Siuitu; from Maryland, Georye

Baer; from Virginia, Magnus Tate, James Pleasants, jun. and John Kerr; and from North-Caro lina, William C. Love, appeared and took their seats.

Two new members also appeared, to wit: from New-York, Daniel Avery, in the room of Enos T. Throop, resigned; and from Pennsylvania, Wit liam P. Maclay, in the room of Thomas Burnside, resigned, who severally produced their credentials and took their seats; the oath to support the Constitution of the United States being first adminis tered to them by Mr. Speaker.

Mr. Wright, from the joint committee appointed to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that the two Houses, having formed a quorum, are ready to receive any communications be may he pleased to inake to them, reported that the committce had performed that service, and that the President answered that he would make a communication to the two Houses this day at 12 o'clock.

A Message in writing, was then received from the President of the United States by Mr. Lodd, his secretary, who delivered in the same at the Spcaker's table, and withdrew.

The said message was read, and is as follows:
Fellow-Citizens of the Senate :

and of the House of Representatives : In reviewing the present state of our country, our attention cannot be withheld from the effcct produced by peculiar seasons, which have very generally impaired the annual gifts of the earth, and threatened scarcity in particular districts. Such, however, is the variety of soils, of climates, and of products, within our extensive limits, th the aggregate resources for subsistence are moge than sufficient for the aggregate wants. And re

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