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From VERMONT,

William Cahoon, Horace Everett, Jonathan Hunt, Rollin C. Mallary, Benjamin Swift.

From New YORK,

William G. Angel, Benedict Arnold, Thomas Beekman, Abraham Bockee, Peter I. Borst, Churchill C. Cambreleng, Timothy Childs, Henry B. Cowles, Jacob Crocheron, Charles G. De Witt, John D. Dickinson, Jonas Farll, jr. Isaac Finch, Jehiel H. Halsey, Michael Hoffman, Perkins King, James W. Lent, Henry C. Martindale, Thomas Maxwell, Robert Monell, Ebenezer F. Norton, Gershom Powers, Robert S. Rose, Ambrose Spencer, James Strong, John W. Taylor, Phineas L. Tracy, Gulian C. Verplanck, Campbell P. White.

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Several new members appeared, viz:

From the State of Maine. --Cornelius Holland, in the place of James W. Ripley, resigned; and Leonard Jarvis, to supply the vacancy in the representation from that State.

From the State of New York. --Samuel W. Eager, in the place of Hector Craig, resigned; and Jonah Sanford, in the place of Silas Wright, jr., who declined to take the seat awarded to him at the last session.

From the State of Virginia. -Joseph Draper, in the place of Alexander Smyth, deceased; and John M. Patton, in the place of Philip P. Barbour, resigned.

From the State of Ohio.Humphrey H. Leavitt, in the place of John M. Goodenow, resigned.

Delegates from Territories also appeared, and took their seats, viz:
From the Territory of Michigan.-John Biddle.
From the Territory of Florida.- Joseph M. White.

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

It was announced to the House by Mr. Archer, one of the Representatives from the State of Virginia, that the Speaker (Andrew Stevenson) was indisposed and unable to attend, but that his attendance might be expected to-morrow.

A motion was then made by Mr. Polk, that the House do adjourn until to-morrow, twelve o'clock meridian;

And the question on this motion being put by the Clerk,
It passed in the affirmative,
And so the House adjourned until to-morrow, twelve o'clock meridian.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1830.

The Speaker, Andrew Stevenson, of Virginia, attended, and took the chair.
The new members who attended yesterday, viz:
From the State of Maine-Cornelius Holland and Leonard Jarvis;
From the State of New York-Samuel W. Eager and Jonah Sanford;
From the State of VirginiaJoseph Draper and John M. Patton;

From the State of Ohio-Humphrey H. Leavitt; were sworn to support the Constitution of the United States, according to law.

Several other members, viz:
From the State of Massachusetts-James L. Hodges;
From the State of Pennsylvania, Joel B. Sutherland and Adam King;
From the State of Maryland-Michael C. Sprigg and Richard Spencer;

From the State of Virginia- Thomas Davenport;

From the State of South CarolinaGeorge McDuffie and Warren R. Davis;

From the State of Kentucky-Nicholas D. Coleman;

From the State of Ohio, William Creighton, jr.; appeared, and took their seats.

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

Mr. Speaker: I am directed to acquaint the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate is assembled, and that the Senate is ready to proceed to business. And then he withdrew.

Ordered, That a message be sent to the Senate, informing that body that a quorum of the House of Representatives has asseinbled, and that the House is ready to proceed to business.

On motion of Mr. Haynes, Resolved, That a committee be appointed on the part of this House, jointly with 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 that Congress is ready to receive any communications he may be pleased to make.

Mr. Haynes, and Mr. Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky, were appointed of the said committee on the part of this House.

Ordered, That the Clerk notify the Senate of the appointment of the said committee.

On motion of Mr. Taylor, Resolved, That two Chaplains, of different denominations, be elected, to serve during the present session of Congress, one by each House, who shall interchange weekly. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion of Mr. Haynes, Resolved, That the daily hour to which this House shall stand adjourned be twelve o'clock at noon, until otherwise ordered.

On motion of Mr. Ramsey, Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to cause the members of this House to be furnished with such newspapers as they, respectively, may elect; the expense of each member not to exceed the price of three daily papers.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have concurred in the resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled, and that Congress is ready to receive any communications he may be pleased to make; and the Senate have appointed the committee on their part. And then he withdrew.

Mr. Haynes, from the said joint committee, reported that the committee had performed the duty assigned it; and that the President answered, that he would, this day, make to the two Houses of Congress a communication, in writing.

A message, in writing, was then received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Donelson, his Private Secretary; which was read, and is as follows:

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