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A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates

Bills and Resolutions, House of Representatives, 33rd Congress

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Amendment In the nature of a substitute for House bill No. 117. A Bill To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one. (H.R. 117)

Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Amendment. Mr. Speaker Boyd gave notice that, at a proper time, he would move the following as a substitute for the bill of the House No. 1: A Bill To dispose of the public lands lying within the limits of the States of the United States. (H.R. 1)

Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed, and its further consideration postponed until the second Monday in December next. Mr. McDougall, from the select committee on the Pacific Railroad, reported an Amendment To provide for the establishment of railroad and telegraphic communication between the ... (H.R. 295)

Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Phelps, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to whom were referred the amendments of the Senate to the deficiency bill, reported back the same, with a report in writing, (see No. 182.) An Act To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending ... (H.R. 271)

Committed, with the bill of the majority, to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Amendment Reported by Mr. Robbins, from a minority of the Committee of Ways and Means, as a substitute for the bill reported by the majority of said committee. A Bill Reducing the duty on imports, and for other purposes. (H.R. 403)

Introduced on leave by Mr. Hillyer, read twice, and referred to the Committee of Invalid Pensions. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts in [brackets] and insert those in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. A Bill [To amend the third section of an act entitled ''An act ... (H.R. 111)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Cobb, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee with an amendment in the nature of a substitute; which was read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. A Bill Granting the right of way and a donation of land to the ... (H.R. 34)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Warren, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee with an amendment in the nature of a substitute, viz: Strike out all within [brackets,] and insert the amendment printed in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. A ... (H.R. 13)

Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edmundson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Bankstone. (H.R. 859)

Laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Orr, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Donating three hundred and twenty acres of land to Dick Johnson, an Indian. (H.R. 858)

Mr. Benton gave notice of his intention to submit the following amendment to the Senate amendment. Amendment. To the Senate amendment, in relation to an increase of the army. Strike out all after, and insert: (H.R. 562)

Mr. Dawson, of Pennsylvania, by unanimous consent, gave notice of his intention to submit the following amendment (in the nature of a substitute) to the amendment of the Senate. Ordered that the same be printed. A Bill To grant a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers. Strike out all after the word ''that,'' ... (H.R. 37)

Mr. Edgerton gave notice of his intention to submit, at a proper time, the following amendment to the amendment of the Senate. Amendment To the bill (H.R. No. 37) granting a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers. (H.R. 37)

Mr. Etheridge gave notice of his intention to submit, at a proper time, the following amendment to the amendment of the Senate. Amendment To the bill (H.R. No. 37) granting a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers. (H.R. 37)

Mr. Olds submitted the following Amendment In The Nature of a Substitute. Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert: (H.R. 330)

Notices were given of the following amendments to ''A bill to encourage agriculture, commerce, manufactures, and all other branches of industry, by granting to every man who is the head of a family and a citizen of the United States, a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of land out of the public domain, upon condition of occupancy and ... (H.R. 37)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Brown to the act (H.R. 37) to grant a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 37)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Hunter to the bill (H.R. 562) ''making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the 30th of June, 1856,'' viz., add the following: (H.R. 562)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Shields, to the amendment proposed by Mr. Hunter, to the bill (H.R. 562) ''making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six,'' viz: strike out all after the word ''enacted'' in the first line of said amendment, and insert: (H.R. 562)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Stuart to the bill (H.R. 37) ''to grant a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers,'' viz; Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert: (H.R. 37)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment. Mr. Cobb proposes, at a proper time, to make the following amendment, as a substitute: A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of public lands. (H.R. 1)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment. Mr. W. P. Harris gave notice that, at a proper time, he would move the following amendment as a substitute: A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands. (H.R. 1)

Ordered to be printed. An Act To provide a homestead for actual settlers, to graduate the price of the public lands, and for other purposes. (H.R. 37)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Bennett's Amendment, (As modified 18540426) As a substitute. Strike out the original bill and insert the following: A Bill To equalize the grants of land to the several States for certain public purposes (H.R. 102)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston gave notice of his intention to submit the following Amendment in the nature of a substitute. A Bill Reducing the duties on imports, and for other purposes. (H.R. 403)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Jones, of Termessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following Amendment To be proposed to the act (H.R. 300) ''providing for the distribution of arms to to the several States and Territories,'' viz: At the end of the bill add the following section: (H.R. 300)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Aiken, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for ... (H.R. 351)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John Perkins, jr., from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the claimants of the private armed brig General Armstrong. (H.R. 347)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ashe, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Lewis E. Simonds. (H.R. 434)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Banks, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the grant of lands to the Vermont volunteers, for their services at the battle of Plattsburgh. (H.R. 453)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William G. Smith. (H.R. 491)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmundson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Capen. (H.R. 429)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eleanor Hoople, of the Province of Canada. (H.R. 452)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John H. King. (H.R. 451)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of James Greer, deceased. (H.R. 450)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William H. Weirick. (H.R. 448)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting bounty land to Cornelius Coffey. (H.R. 449)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Lynch. (H.R. 456)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Wright, jr., of the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 433)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hiester, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary H. Cushing. (H.R. 442)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of A. S. Laughery. (H.R. 421)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Conrad Wheat, jr., or his legal representatives. (H.R. 422)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Enoch S. More. (H.R. 418)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Frazer and the administrator of the estate of John G. Clendenin, deceased. (H.R. 438)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Patrick Gass. (H.R. 419)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Rosalie Caxillo. (H.R. 420)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal heirs of Benjamin Metoyer. (H.R. 447)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William J. McElhiney, E. P. Matthews, and Lawrence Cribben. (H.R. 423)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hughes, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John McVea and John F. McKneely, of Louisiana. (H.R. 416)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hughes, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Curran, (H.R. 417)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Israel Washburn, jr., from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Rebecca Baggerly, widow of David Baggerly, deceased. (H.R. 425)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Mattingly. (H.R. 414)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles W. Carroll. (H.R. 454)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the civil township of Marion, in the county of Mercer, Ohio. (H.R. 446)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the inhabitants of school township forty-five, range one, in Warren county, Missouri. (H.R. 424)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones, surety for a former postmaster at Norfolk, Virginia. (H.R. 431)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Vesting the title of the United States to certain land in the city of Cincinnati. (H.R. 443)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rowe, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Cole. (H.R. 455)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sage, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Elliott. (H.R. 460)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sage, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Steene. (H.R. 459)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sage, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Webb. (H.R. 458)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sage, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Rutherford, widow of Samuel Rutherford. (H.R. 461)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sage, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Warren Raymond. (H.R. 462)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Shower, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Reddick, administrator of Richard Taylor, deceased. (H.R. 415)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Morse, of Essex, county of Chittenden, in the State of Vermont. (H.R. 435)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Evelina Porter, widow of the late Commodore David Porter, of the United States navy. (H.R. 457)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ira Call, of Huron county, Ohio. (H.R. 436)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaac M. Sigler, of Putnam county, Indiana. (H.R. 437)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Churchwell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill In addition to an act entitled ''An act to continue half-pay to certain widows and orphans.'' (H.R. 427)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Churchwell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill In addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United ... (H.R. 428)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Cullom, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Washington and Georgetown Railway Company, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 430)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the President of the United States to purchase a site for a prison, and to provide an estimate for the cost of building the same, in the city of New ... (H.R. 444)

Read a first and second time, and recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred so much of the President's message as relates to the judiciary system and laws of the District of Columbia, and the report of the Attorney General, ''that the legal condition ... (H.R. 445)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Foreign Affairs. Reported back by Mr. J. Perkins, jr., without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. John Perkins, jr., on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To remodel the diplomatic and consular systems of the United States. (H.R. 353)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back from the Committee by Mr. Fenton, with an amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. The committee propose to amend, by inserting the words in italics. Mr. Fenton, on leave, introduced the ... (H.R. 529)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Crocker, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the improvement of Taunton river, Massachusetts. (H.R. 641)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Chandler, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Dainese. (H.R. 791)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Andrew Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob Boker, of Sandusky City, Ohio. (H.R. 503)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Frederick P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Stephen Lutz, of New York. (H.R. 409)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Tunstall Quarles, of the State of Kentucky. (H.R. 504)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Gardner and others. (H.R. 413)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Norton, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Frink. (H.R. 501)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Ready, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Medford Caffey, of the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 642)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Shoer, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lieutenant Willis Wilson. (H.R. 412)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Shower, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Larkin Smith. (H.R. 411)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Shower, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Everard Meade. (H.R. 410)

Read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund to the officers of the customs and others, of the district of Passamquoddy, certain moneys. (H.R. 499)

Read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To enable the President of the United States to fulfill the third article of the treaty between the United States and the Mexican Republic, ... (H.R. 405)

Read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 236)

Read the first and second times. An Act To regulate the carriage of passengers in steamships and other vessels. (H.R. 752)

Read twice and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of Daniel Steenrod. (H.R. 182)

Read twice and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of John Putnam. (H.R. 512)

Read twice and referred to the Committee of Claims. Discharged, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows printed in italics, and amend the title to read ''A bill for the relief of Henry Lewis and Moses Petet,'' and accompanied by a report ... (H.R. 98)

Read twice and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert the words printed in italics. An Act For the relief of Daniel Steenrod. (H.R. 182)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Authorizing the purchase or construction of four additional revenue cutters. (H.R. 242)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Creating a collection district in New York, to be called the district of Dunkirk; and constituting Dunkirk a port of entry, and the ports of Barcelona, Silver Creek, and Cattaraugus Creek, ports and delivery. (H.R. 109)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act For the relief of John R. Bowes, agent in charge of the property of the United States at Michigan City, in the State of Indiana, and of Isaac S. Smith, of the city of Buffalo, New York. (H.R. 570)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes. (H.R. 351)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works heretofore commenced under the authority of law. (H.R. 392)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To authorize a register to be issued to the steamer ''El Paraguay'' by a new name. (H.R. 343)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the name of the American built brig Como to that of Jehossee, and to grant her a new register. (H.R. 566)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the name of the American-built brig ''Hallowell'' to that of ''James Rose,'' and to grant her a new register. (H.R. 463)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the names of the American built vessels, ''J. H. Holmes'' and ''Franklin Pierce.'' (H.R. 662)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To constitute Quincy, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery. (H.R. 5)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. Fuller, with amendments.--Laid upon the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller on leave introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend and consolidate the navigation, revenue, and collection laws of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 663)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz: insert the words printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works heretofore commenced under the authority of law. (H.R. 392)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets.] An Act For the relief of John R. Bowes, agent in charge of the property of the United States at Michigan City, in the State of Indiana, [and of Isaac S. Smith, of the city of Buffalo, New York.] (H.R. 570)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. A Bill Making appropriations for the transportation of the United States mail, by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal years ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 595)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act For carrying into effect the convention upon the subject of claims between the United States and her Britannic majesty, of the eight of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. (H.R. 790)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defence, and for repairs of barracks and quarters, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 580)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 48)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 46)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 97)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 579)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 95)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. (H.R. 271)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June ... (H.R. 46)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. (H.R. 271)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 561)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments; strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill Making appropriations for the transportation of the United States mail, by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal years ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred ... (H.R. 595)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. An Act For the relief of Samuel A. Belden and Company. (H.R. 651)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act For the relief of the widow and heirs of Elijah Beebe. (H.R. 51)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act To amend an act, entitled ''An act to divide the State of Arkansas into two judicial districts,'' approved March 3, 1851. (H.R. 14)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act To provide for the extinguishment of the title of the Chippewa Indians to the lands owned and claimed by them in the Territory of Minnesota and State of Winconsin, and for their domestication and civilization. (H.R. 293)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act Authorizing the Secretary of War to purchase a site in Texas, and contract for the erection of arsenals in Texas and New Mexico, and in the Territory of Washington or Oregon. (H.R. 670)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the erection of a military post on or near the Pembina river, in the Territory of Minnesota, and for other purposes. (H.R. 477)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the payment of the civil officers employed in the Territory of New Mexico while under military government. (H.R. 294)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the relief of the United States troops who were sufferers by the recent disaster to the steamship San Francisco. (H.R. 135)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the relief of William G. Preston. (H.R. 611)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act Making an appropriation for military defences at Proctor's Landing, in Louisiana. (H.R. 747)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act Making further appropriations for continuing the construction of certain roads in the Territory of Minnesota, in accordance with the estimates made by the War Department. (H.R. 164)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To increase the pay of the rank and file of the army, and to encourage enlistments. (H.R. 508)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Providing for the distribution of arms to the several States and Territories. (H.R. 300)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Granting the right of way to the St. Louis and Iron Mountain railroad through the arsenal, magazine and Jefferson barracks tracts. (H.R. 185)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act To provide a more efficient discipline for the navy. (H.R. 563)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the increase of John C. Burton's pensions. (H.R. 792)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Benjamin Rowe. (H.R. 178)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Betsey Nash. (H.R. 380)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Harriet Leavenworth, widow of the late Brevet Brigadier General Leavenworth. (H.R. 125)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Thomas C. Ramsey and Ananias O. Richardson, and James McLaughlin. (H.R. 627)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of William B. Edwards. (H.R. 180)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act for the relief of George M. Bentley, of the State of Indiana,'' approved August five, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. (H.R. 628)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words printed in italics. An Act For the relief of Mary Deany, widow of the late Lieutenant James A. Deany, of the United States army. (H.R. 237)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. An Act For the relief of James P. Roan. (H.R. 708)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. An Act For the relief of the legal heirs of Benjamin Metoyer. (H.R. 447)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Allowing the further time of two years to those holding lands by entries in the Virginia military district in Ohio, which were made prior to first January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, to have the same surveyed and patented. (H.R. 514)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Establishing a land office in the lower peninsula of Michigan. (H.R. 284)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the relief of purchasers and locators of swamp and overflowed lands. (H.R. 9)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Regulating the location of bounty-land warrants in Oregon Territory. (H.R. 544)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To aid the Territory of Minnesota in the construction of a railroad therein. (H.R. 342)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To amend an act approved the fourth of August, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, entitled ''An act to graduate and reduce the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators.'' (H.R. 750)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To amend the act approved September twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and fifty, to create the office of surveyor general of the public lands in Oregon, &c., and also the act amendatory thereof, approved February nineteen, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. (H.R. 316)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To establish additional land districts in the Territory of Minnesota. (H.R. 166)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To establish an additional land district in the State of Wisconsin. (H.R. 538)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To establish the office of surveyor of Utah, and to grant land for school and university purposes. (H.R. 689)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers. (H.R. 37)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the children and grandchildren of Thomas Morris. (H.R. 700)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act To amend the act approved August thirty-one, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled ''An act making further provision for the satisfaction of Virginia land warrants.'' (H.R. 742)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act To repeal an act for the relief of the legal representatives of Samuel Prioleau, deceased. (H.R. 565)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act For the relief of Thomas Underhill, executor of Thomas Underhill, deceased. (H.R. 408)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. An Act To cede to the State of Illinois, that part of the Cumberland road lying within said State. (H.R. 142)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act Making an appropriation for completing the public buildings of Oregon Territory and Minnesota. (H.R. 542)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act Making appropriations to defray the expenses of the Cayuse war. (H.R. 232)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To enable the people of Oregon Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union. (H.R. 332)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To increase the salaries of executive and judiciary officers in Oregon, New Mexico, Washington, Utah, and Minnesota. (H.R. 162)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To provide for the erection of public buildings in the Territory of Kansas. (H.R. 605)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To provide for the erection of public buildings in the Territory of Nebraska. (H.R. 681)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act Authorizing the corporate authorities of Georgetown to impose additional taxes, and for other purposes. (H.R. 517)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act For the liquidation of the Penitentiary indebtedness. (H.R. 583)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act Granting certain additional powers to the corporation of Washington. (H.R. 355)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act To authorize the extension, construction, and use, of the Metropolitan Railroad Company into and within the District of Columbia. Whereas, by an act of the Congress of the United States, approved March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, and entitled ''An act to ... (H.R. 516)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act To incorporate the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of the District of Columbia. (H.R. 507)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act To organize an institution for the insane of the army and navy, and of the District of Columbia, in the said District. (H.R. 755)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Changing the times of holding the United States courts in Tennessee. (H.R. 736)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Concerning the apprehension and delivery of deserters from foreign vessels in the ports of the United States. (H.R. 534)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To authorize the printing of the opinions of the Attorney General. (H.R. 737)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To provide for holding the United States courts in the northern and southern districts of Florida in case of the sickness or disability of either of the judges of those districts. (H.R. 592)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To repeat part of an act entitled ''An act to provide for the safe keeping of the acts, records, and seal of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 219)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. May, from the Committee of the Judiciary, to whom was referred so much of the President's message as relates to the judiciary system and laws of the District of Columbia, and the report of the Attorney General, ''that the legal condition of the District of Columbia, still regulated by ... (H.R. 445)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets.] An Act To secure the right of citizenship to children of citizens of the United States, born out of the limits thereof. (H.R. 133)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act Further to amend the act entitled ''An act to reduce and modify the rates of postages in the United States, and for other purposes,'' passed March 3d, 1851. (H.R. 406)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act Regulating the pay of Deputy Postmasters. (H.R. 311)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported back by Mr. McDougall from the committee, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows. Mr. McDougall, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Providing for an express mail overland ... (H.R. 685)

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics; the bill was considered as in Committee of the Whole, the reported amendments agreed to, and postponed until to-morrow. Ordered to be printed. An Act Further to amend ... (H.R. 406)

Read twice and, referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Phillips, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making a further appropriation for completing the improvement of Mobile bay. (H.R. 549)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting compensation and bounty land to certain American seamen who were prisoners of war during the war of eighteen hundred and twelve. (H.R. 502)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bayly, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first of ... (H.R. 117)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Dick, by unanimous consent, introduced the following bill: A Bill To incorporate an insurance company in the city of Washington. (H.R. 531)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to an act entitled ''An act to amend the several acts respecting copyright,'' approved February third, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 500)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian ... (H.R. 46)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tappan Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion, of certain public works heretofore commenced under the authority of law. (H.R. 392)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Barry, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Metropolitan Collegiate Institute of Washington. (H.R. 533)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bennett, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting public lands for railroad purposes, in the manner and upon the conditions therein mentioned. (H.R. 758)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the construction of seven steam sloops-of-war. (H.R. 743)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To reorganize the navy of the United States. (H.R. 372)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Churchwell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill In addition to ''An act to continue half-pay to certain widows and orphans,'' approved February third, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. (H.R. 525)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Disney, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act of Congress, approved May twenty-third, eighteen hundred and forty-four, entitled ''An act for the relief of the citizens of towns upon lands of the United ... (H.R. 698)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To prevent frauds on the treasury of the United States. (H.R. 530)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the payment to certain clerks in the Third Auditor's office an additional allowance out the military contribution fund. (H.R. 785)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Fenton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the compensation of inspectors of customs. (H.R. 519)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. H. L. Stevens, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish an additional land district in the State of Wisconsin. (H.R. 538)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. H. L. Stevens, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To quiet the titles to certain lands in the county of Monroe, Michigan. (H.R. 539)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Granting pensions to all persons engaged in the war of eighteen hundred and twelve, and the Indian wars prior thereto, and to their widows. (H.R. 540)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John G. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the corporate authorities of Georgetown to impose additional taxes, and for other purposes. (H.R. 517)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John G. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the condemnation of land, &c., for the Washington aqueduct. (H.R. 515)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John G. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the extension, construction, and use of the Metropolitan Railroad Company, into and within the District of Columbia. Whereas by an act of the ... (H.R. 516)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Concerning the apprehension and delivery of deserters from foreign vessels in the ports of the United States. (H.R. 534)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the adjudication of the claims of certain officers of the customs by the courts of the United States. (H.R. 536)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of costs by the United States in certain cases. (H.R. 535)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To abolish the franking privilege. (H.R. 532)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Riddle, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill Regulating, in part, the trade between the United States and the republic of Peru. (H.R. 509)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Seymour, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill More effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States. (H.R. 710)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the establishment of a marine hospital at Shreveport, in the State of Louisiana, and at Galena, in the State of Illinois. (H.R. 518)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal an act entitled ''An act for the relief of George M. Bentley, of the State of Indiana,'' approved August five, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. (H.R. 628)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Eastman, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Grignon. (H.R. 107)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard S. Coxe, trustee of the Union Land Company, and others. (H.R. 751)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Adolphus Meier and Company, of St. Louis. (H.R. 104)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ferdinand Clark. (H.R. 103)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Wilson and brothers, of St. Louis, in the State of Missouri. (H.R. 105)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Kennedy O'Brien. (H.R. 715)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Blake. (H.R. 100)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Henn, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry H. Marsh. (H.R. 609)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. John G. Miller, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain George Simpton, of Galveston. (H.R. 99)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Lewis, of Clinton county, Indiana. (H.R. 98)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Ready, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Further supplemental to an act entitled ''An act to authorize the payment of property lost, captured, or destroyed by the enemy, while in the military service of the United ... (H.R. 493)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Little and Jacob Felch. (H.R. 756)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Upham, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard White and Samuel Sherwood. (H.R. 618)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stewart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George W. Whitten, of Newfield, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 780)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the further relief of Isaac Allen, of Turner, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 629)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Herman Chittenden. (H.R. 478)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Pearce. (H.R. 480)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Gove. (H.R. 479)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Parker. (H.R. 481)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Wyatt Griffith, of Washington county, in the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 630)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a bounty land warrant to Ozias Hart, of Seneca county, Ohio. (H.R. 781)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sidney P. Pool, of the State of Maine. (H.R. 486)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Andrew Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jesse R. Faulkner, of Missouri. (H.R. 278)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Andrew Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Paul S. Ridgway, of Ohio. (H.R. 668)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ashe, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of Charles J. Porcher, acting purser of the sloop-of-war Falmouth. (H.R. 524)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ashe, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew Armstrong. (H.R. 771)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ashe, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph White. (H.R. 770)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ball, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For indemnifying Moses D. Hogan, for cattle destroyed by the Indians in eighteen hundred and forty-two. (H.R. 369)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain William Davis, late commander of the United States transport schooner Eufaula. (H.R. 267)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Harrison Hough. (H.R. 772)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Rebecca Winn, widow, and executrix of the last will and testament of Timothy Winn, deceased, late a purser in the navy of the United States. (H.R. 703)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah Morriss, only heir of Robert Mitchell, deceased. (H.R. 622)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William A. Christian. (H.R. 621)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Boyce, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cassius M. Clay. (H.R. 788)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bridges, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of Francis Pettit Smith. (H.R. 387)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bridges, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaac Adams. (H.R. 465)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. C. B. Curtis, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the administrators of Oliver Lee, deceased. (H.R. 241)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Caskie, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Joseph Nourse, deceased. (H.R. 731)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chandler, from the Committee on the Library, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Titian R. Peale. (H.R. 388)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chrisman, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the further relief of Albra Tripp. (H.R. 279)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Churchwell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Lieutenant Francis Ware. (H.R. 426)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Caroline Fierer, the sole residuary legatee of Charles Fierer, deceased. (H.R. 727)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Thomas Park, deceased. (H.R. 363)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Rignal, alias Nick Hillery. (H.R. 505)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Underhill, executor of Thomas Underhill, deceased. (H.R. 408)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William A. Duer, John Duer, and Beverly Robinson, trustees of the estate of Sarah Alexander, widow of Major General William Alexander, commonly known as Lord Sterling. (H.R. 364)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crocker, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lot Hall, deceased. (H.R. 365)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crocker, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of David Nobel, deceased. (H.R. 764)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crocker, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Henry Hoffman. (H.R. 366)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. D. T. Jones, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Searle and Company, for extra service rendered the Post Office Department of the United States. (H.R. 762)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Allowing rations to Brigadier General John E. Wool. (H.R. 281)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Mary A. M. Jones. (H.R. 397)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To create and provide a pension for David Towle. (H.R. 269)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for Edmund Mitchell, of Carroll county, in the State of Kentucky. (H.R. 374)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for James K. Welch. (H.R. 268)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for Oliver Brown, of Chemung county, New York. (H.R. 373)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for Sergeant G. W. Torrants. (H.R. 375)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles I. Davis, administrator of Captain John Davis, an officer in the ware of the Revolution. (H.R. 396)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Joseph Savage, deceased. (H.R. 362)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Captain Matthew Jack, deceased. (H.R. 360)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Captain Nehemiah Stokely, deceased. (H.R. 359)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and children of Ezra Chapman, deceased. (H.R. 361)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Drum, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Craig. (H.R. 765)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eddy, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Thomas Morris. (H.R. 700)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew H. Patterson. (H.R. 483)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Polly Carver, widow and executrix of Nathan Carver, deceased. (H.R. 484)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Hagerty. (H.R. 702)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anna E. Cook. (H.R. 384)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Asa Leach. (H.R. 489)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George J. Rallston. (H.R. 487)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jeptha L. Heminger. (H.R. 526)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jesse French, of Braintree, Massachusetts. (H.R. 773)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph McMinn. (H.R. 488)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Julia Aiken. (H.R. 467)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lot Davis. (H.R. 527)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Bronough. (H.R. 383)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Zebina Rawson. (H.R. 482)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To enable Phineas M. Kent, late pension agent in New Albany, Indiana, to adjust and settle his accounts. (H.R. 774)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary F. B. Levely. (H.R. 775)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edmundson, from the Committee on Executive Public Buildings, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph C. G. Kennedy. (H.R. 728)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Edwards, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Abraham Ausman. (H.R. 385)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Etheridge, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles H. Wilgus. (H.R. 402)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Etheridge, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for three months' extra pay to the third regiment of Missouri volunteers. (H.R. 401)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Frederic Griffing. (H.R. 682)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Ridgway. (H.R. 619)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of R. R. Ward, F. G. Halleck, and Jacob Little. (H.R. 793)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Case (H.R. 521)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farley, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for improving certain military roads in the Territory of Minnesota. (H.R. 680)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the erection of a fort on or near the Pembina river, in the Territory of Minnesota. (H.R. 477)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anne W. Butler, widow of Captain James R. Butler, deceased. (H.R. 784)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Isabella Crough, mother of the late Lieutenant Michael P. Doyle, of the fifteenth regiment United States infantry. (H.R. 721)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of the late Col. John Hardin. (H.R. 783)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the settlement of the claims of W. P. Buckner and Pierce Crosby, passed midshipmen in the United States navy. (H.R. 476)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Joseph McCormick. (H.R. 669)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flagler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Esther Lovejoy. (H.R. 541)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grey, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of J. C. Buckles, of Louisville, Kentucky. (H.R. 323)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grey, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of McAtee and Eastman. (H.R. 324)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hamilton, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William G. Howison. (H.R. 356)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendrick B. Wright, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edmund Berger. (H.R. 528)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Abner Merrill. (H.R. 720)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles H. Pointer. (H.R. 777)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Nickel. (H.R. 778)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Foreman. (H.R. 626)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George M. Bentley, of the State of Indiana. (H.R. 321)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James McIntire. (H.R. 624)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joel Collin. (H.R. 717)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert H. Stevens. (H.R. 776)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Salvador Accardi. (H.R. 719)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel McKnight, of the State of Kentucky. (H.R. 319)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Solomon Lafollett. (H.R. 625)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the assignee of bounty-land warrant number twenty-seven thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, issued to William Phillips and Sarah Connor. (H.R. 705)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas C. Ramsey and Ananias O. Richardson. (H.R. 627)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Brown. (H.R. 623)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Bullock. (H.R. 718)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Wallace, of Illinois. (H.R. 320)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Charles Conner. (H.R. 716)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Increasing the pension of Anthony Walter Bayard, of Bellefont, in the State of Pennsylvania. (H.R. 706)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henn, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Holstin. (H.R. 520)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henn, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Willis Benefiel, of Indiana. (H.R. 725)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hill, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cyrus H. McCormick. (H.R. 782)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis Benedict. (H.R. 722)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John Ervin, deceased. (H.R. 724)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John Rice Jones, deceased. (H.R. 367)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hillyer, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm the title of Ruhama Whitaker and Rebecca Whitaker, to certain lands in the State of Louisiana. (H.R. 723)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Howe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Isadore D. Beaugrand. (H.R. 523)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Howe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Helen Mackay, widow of the late Colonel íneas Mackay, deputy Quartermaster General United States army. (H.R. 173)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Howe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of John Randon, deceased. (H.R. 522)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hughes, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm to certain persons therein named their titles to certain lots in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. (H.R. 729)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard Fitzpatrick. (H.R. 616)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. C. Allen, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Captain Presley Thornton, deceased. (H.R. 537)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. H. Lane, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize Robert Graham to locate six thousand nine hundred and ninety-three acres of land in lieu of the one undivided half part of certain lands patented to John Edgar and John ... (H.R. 327)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. L. Taylor, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Mutual Fire Insurance Company of the District of Columbia. (H.R. 507)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. M. Elliott, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Gustavus B. Horner, deceased. (H.R. 469)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Kerr, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of assignees of Anthony De St. Maxent. Whereas the government of the United States has entered upon certain lands in the State of Louisiana which were granted by Baron Carondelet, ... (H.R. 740)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Letcher, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sylvester Humphrey and the heirs of Alexander Humphrey, deceased. (H.R. 389)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lindley, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting to the State of Missouri the right of way and a portion of the public domain, to aid in the construction of a railroad from Alexandria to Bloomington. (H.R. 506)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Plumsill. (H.R. 741)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lieutenant George H. Paige, of the United States army. (H.R. 371)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James S. Graham and Walker H. Finnall. (H.R. 325)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Uriah P. Monroe. (H.R. 763)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nicholas, from the Committee on Private Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James M. Lindsay. (H.R. 766)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Confirming a land claim to Elijah White, of the Territory of Washington. (H.R. 709)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of A. B. Roman, of Louisiana. (H.R. 391)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Bush, of Thruston county, Washington Territory. (H.R. 707)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James P. Roan. (H.R. 708)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lloyd Dorsey and others. (H.R. 485)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert F. McGuire and Louisa, his wife, late Louisa Lamy. (H.R. 368)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Charles Pavie. (H.R. 473)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nichols, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Dempsey. (H.R. 768)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Orr, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay John Charles Fremont for beef furnished the California Indians. (H.R. 474)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pringle, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Mary Jemison, deceased. (H.R. 769)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ready, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of L. R. Lyon and Dean S. Howard, of the State of New York. (H.R. 492)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ready, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Dr. Absalom Baird, late a surgeon in the army of the Revolution. (H.R. 746)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rogers, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Bedinger's heirs. (H.R. 272)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rogers, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the administrator of Thomas Wishart. (H.R. 471)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rogers, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lieutenant Andrew Finly. (H.R. 470)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rogers, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel John H. Stone. (H.R. 273)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rogers, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel Willis Riddick, deceased. (H.R. 274)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ruffin, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lincoln Bates. (H.R. 472)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tappan Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob McLellan. (H.R. 393)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tappan Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Goddard and others. (H.R. 394)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tweed, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James M. Lewis. (H.R. 275)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Betsey Nash. (H.R. 380)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charlotte S. Westcott. (H.R. 382)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Butler. (H.R. 376)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Walsh. (H.R. 277)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Brown, second, of New Hampshire. (H.R. 378)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John H. Hicks, of Indiana. (H.R. 377)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Anna W. Angus, widow of the late Captain Angus, United States navy. (H.R. 379)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Ellis. (H.R. 381)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Mayo, of Belfast, State of Maine. (H.R. 276)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. P. Harris, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Kerr, of Iowa. (H.R. 726)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Walley, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and children of Henry M. Shreve, deceased: (H.R. 744)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Westbrook, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Roswell Minard, the father of Theodore Minard, deceased. (H.R. 629)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to settle the accounts of Thomas Jordan, assistant quartermaster in the United States army. (H.R. 475)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. James C. Allen, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of the heirs of Philip R. Rice, deceased. (H.R. 696)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. R. E. Fenton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To remit the duties upon certain goods destroyed by fire in the cities of New York and San Francisco. (H.R. 407)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Walley, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow of W. Irving, deceased. (H.R. 697)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Kerr, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the payment of the State of Maryland of money advanced by that State in aid of the public buildings in Washington city. (H.R. 464)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defence, and for repairs of barracks and quarters, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred ... (H.R. 580)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bocock, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the construction of six steam-frigates, and for other purposes. (H.R. 52)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Disney, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to the act entitled ''An act granting bounty lands to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the ... (H.R. 567)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Disney, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act approved twenty-sixth August, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled ''An act to reduce and define the boundaries of the military ... (H.R. 688)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Disney, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the office of surveyor general of Utah, and to grant land to actual settlers therein. (H.R. 689)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Dunbar, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the working of dredge and snag boats of the United States, for the better protection of the navy and in aid of the revenue. (H.R. 753)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Henn, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for telegraphic and express mail communication between the Mississippi river and the Pacific ocean. (H.R. 760)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hill, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George G. Bishop, and the legal representatives of John Arnold, deceased. (H.R. 108)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for fortifications and other works of defence, and for repairs of barracks and quarters, for the year ending the thirtieth of ... (H.R. 116)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian ... (H.R. 555)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending and thirtieth of June, one thousand ... (H.R. 50)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand ... (H.R. 50)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand ... (H.R. 554)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 95)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 562)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 561)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the transportation of the United States mail, by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal year ending the ... (H.R. 96)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Phelps, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 97)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. A. Harlan, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled, in whole or in part, by steam, and for ... (H.R. 757)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. A. J. Harlan, from the Committee on Mileage, reported the following bill: A Bill To change the mode of compensation to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives and the delegates from Territories. (H.R. 789)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Benton, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To impose a stamp duty on bank notes and paper currency of small denominations. (H.R. 767)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Secretary of War to settle and adjust the expenses of the Rogue River Indian war. (H.R. 339)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the construction of a military road from Great Salt Lake City, in the Territory of Utah, to the eastern boundary of the State of California. (H.R. 340)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund to the Territory of Utah the expenses incurred by said Territory in suppressing Indian hostilities. (H.R. 341)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Breckinridge, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the completion of certain custom-houses and marine hospitals therein mentioned. (H.R. 280)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Daniel B. Wright, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the President of the United States to cause to be surveyed the tract of land in the Territory of Minnesota belonging to the half-breeds or mixed-bloods ... (H.R. 338)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Dunbar, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To complete the improvement of the harbor of Chicago, in the State of Illinois. (H.R. 761)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing compensation to owners of property in the city of Washington injured by alterations of streets by authority of the United States. (H.R. 735)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for a revision of the laws of the United States. (H.R. 738)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a circuit of the United States in and for the State of California. (H.R. 739)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To prevent malicious trespasses upon property within the District of Columbia. (H.R. 734)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Farley, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for a Territorial road in the Territory of Nebraska. (H.R. 691)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of War to purchase sites, and contract for the erection of arsenals in Texas and New Mexico, and in the Territory of Washington or Oregon. (H.R. 670)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Explanatory of an act entitled ''An act to increase the pay of the rank and file of the army, and to encourage enlistments.'' (H.R. 786)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the construction of certain military roads in the Territory of Kansas. (H.R. 690)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of certain military roads in the Territory of New Mexico. (H.R. 787)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the construction of a marine hospital at Chelsea, Massachusetts. (H.R. 730)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hamilton, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting certain additional powers to the Corporation of Washington. (H.R. 355)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haven, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Reducing the duty on imports, and for other purposes. (H.R. 403)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend and extend certain acts granting pensions. (H.R. 779)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 336)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Howe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting the same pay to officers of the army who served in New Mexico as was granted by the act of the twenty-eight of September, eighteen hundred and fifty, to officers of ... (H.R. 370)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. G. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Washington Gas-light Company to increase the capital stock of said company. (H.R. 357)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. g. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to establish an Auxiliary Watch for the protection of public and private property in the city of Washington,'' approved ... (H.R. 354)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John L. Taylor, from the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Secretary of War to purchase of the proprietor the building now in the occupancy of the government, situated at the corner of ... (H.R. 400)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Latham, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the right of pre-emption over unsurveyed lands in Minnesota, and for other purposes. (H.R. 335)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States,'' approved April thirtieth, seventeen hundred and ninety. (H.R. 733)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act further to provide for the collection of duties on imports, approved March three, eighteen hundred and thirty-three.'' (H.R. 732)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Orr, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the extinguishment of the title of the Chippewa Indians to the lands owned and claimed by them in the Territory of Minnesota and State of Wisconsin, and for their ... (H.R. 293)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. H. Stanton, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill To restore the civil superintendence at the national armories. (H.R. 399)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Richardson, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the erection of public buildings in the Territory or Nebraska. (H.R. 681)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Stevens, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the full satisfaction of certain claims to revolutionary bounty lands allowed by the State of Virginia. (H.R. 759)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the Des Moines Rapids, in the Mississippi river. (H.R. 832)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Oak Orchard, on Lake Ontario. (H.R. 800)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Waukegan, Illinois. (H.R. 829)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Arkansas river. (H.R. 798)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Illinois river. (H.R. 821)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the navigation of the Tennessee river. (H.R. 826)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the Rock River Rapids, in the Mississippi river. (H.R. 845)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of East Pascagoula river. (H.R. 809)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of the harbor of Black Lake, Michigan. (H.R. 836)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of the harbor of Grand Haven, Michigan. (H.R. 849)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of the harbor of New Buffalo, Michigan. (H.R. 823)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of the harbor of St. Joseph, Michigan. (H.R. 808)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of the harbor of Waukegan, in the State of Illinois. (H.R. 839)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the removal of obstruction at Colbert's Shoals, in the Tennessee river. (H.R. 853)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the improvement of the harbor at Milwaukie, Wisconsin. (H.R. 838)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the improvement of the harbor at Racine, Wisconsin. (H.R. 814)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Conneaut, Ohio. (H.R. 851)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for the improvement of the Ohio river. (H.R. 847)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for the removal of obstructions from the Susquehanna river, Maryland. (H.R. 822)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations appropriations for continuing the improvement of the Kennebec river, in the State of Main. (H.R. 797)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing and extending the piers in the harbor of Monroe, in the State of Michigan. (H.R. 842)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the breakwater at Richmond Island harbor, Maine. (H.R. 833)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the breakwater at Rockland harbor, Maine. (H.R. 802)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the connexion of the waters of the Indian river and Mosquito lagoon, Florida. (H.R. 828)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the construction of a levee across the mouth of the river San Diego, California, and for other works. (H.R. 807)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the construction of the harbor on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. (H.R. 818)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the Delaware breakwater, in Delaware. (H.R. 812)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement in the harbor at the mouth of Grand river, Ohio. (H.R. 843)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor at Kenosha, Wisconsin. (H.R. 804)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Clinton river, Michigan. (H.R. 816)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Bridgeport, in the State of Connecticut. (H.R. 846)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Buffalo, New York. (H.R. 810)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Erie, Pennsylvania. (H.R. 850)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Sandusky City, Ohio. (H.R. 813)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the harbor of Sodus bay, New York. (H.R. 854)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the improvement of the Hudson river, above and below Albany, New York. (H.R. 825)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the removal of the obstructions near the mouth of Seekonk river, Rhode Island. (H.R. 837)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the removal of the rocks at Hell Gate and Diamond reef, New York harbor. (H.R. 827)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the removal of the rocks obstructing the navigation near Fall's island, Maine. (H.R. 799)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the repairs of injuries done to the government works on Plymouth Beach, Massachusetts. (H.R. 848)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the repairs of the breakwater in Portland harbor, Maine. (H.R. 852)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the repairs of the piers and the improvement of the harbor of New Castle, Delaware. (H.R. 835)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the surveys of the harbors of Galveston and Paso Cavallo, and other harbors and rivers in Texas. (H.R. 831)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the construction and repairs of certain dredge, snag, and machine-boats, and discharging-scow. (H.R. 801)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the construction of steam-dredges, steam-tug, equipments, and discharging-scows for Chesapeake bay and the Atlantic coast. (H.R. 830)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the continuation of the improvement of the harbor of Ashtabula, Ohio. (H.R. 820)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the continuing the improvements of the harbor of Sodus Bay, Wayne county, New York. (H.R. 806)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the further improvement of the navigation of the James river, Virginia. (H.R. 817)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the Appomattox river, below Petersburgh, Virginia. (H.R. 805)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Burlington, Vermont. (H.R. 844)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Dubuque. (H.R. 841)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Huron, Ohio. (H.R. 795)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. (H.R. 834)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Oswego, New York. (H.R. 824)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (H.R. 840)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the navigation of the Colorado river. (H.R. 819)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the navigation of the Missouri river. (H.R. 803)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the navigation of the Tennessee river. (H.R. 811)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the repair of the piers of Saco river, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 815)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for a re-survey of the harbors at Marblehead, Nantucket, and Sandy Bay, in the State of Massachusetts. (H.R. 796)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Warren, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for compensation of the district land officers, for the performance of certain duty now required of them by law. (H.R. 304)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Ordered to be printed. Mr. Hamilton, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the charter of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 582)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Chandler, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For settling the claim of the legal representatives of Richard W. Meadle, deceased. (H.R. 58)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Eastman, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs of Elijah Beebe. (H.R. 51)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Lee Jones. (H.R. 63)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Madison Parton. (H.R. 54)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Isaac P. Simonton. (H.R. 53)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Thurston, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Commissioner of Patents to grant an extension of a patent to Samuel Colt, a citizen of the United States, for an improvement in fire-arms. (H.R. 59)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Extending the provisions of the act of August the eleventh, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, to the widows and orphans of persons dying in the ... (H.R. 610)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend ''An act to carry into effect a treaty between the United States and Great Britain,'' signed on the fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and ... (H.R. 661)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States, approved September twenty-eighth, ... (H.R. 303)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate and define the duties of the Commissioner of Pensions in certain cases. (H.R. 301)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the payment of the civil officers employed in the Territory of New Mexico while under military government. (H.R. 294)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 594)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the transportation of the United States mail, by ocean steamers and otherwise, during the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight ... (H.R. 595)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Latham, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act approved September twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and fifty, to create the office of surveyor general of the public lands in Oregon, &c, and also the act amendatory ... (H.R. 316)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Latham, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the office of surveyor general of New Mexico, to grant donations to actual settlers therein, and for other purposes. (H.R. 315)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Latham, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the office of surveyor general of Utah, to grant donations to actual settlers therein, and for other purposes. (H.R. 317)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. McDougall, from the select Committee on the Pacific Railroad, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the establishment of railroad and telegraphic communication between the Atlantic States and the Pacific ocean, and for other purposes. (H.R. 295)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the appointment of a Fourth Assistant Postmaster General, and for other purposes. (H.R. 322)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Orr, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the appointment of an additional number of Indian agents. (H.R. 292)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Parker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To defray expenses growing out of the burning of the steamboat Martha Washington. (H.R. 328)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Ordered to be printed. Mr. John G. Davis, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the St. Joseph's Male Orphan Asylum, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 584)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee on Roads and Canals, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Preston, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for taking care of the Louisville and Portland Canal, and to prevent the same from falling into bad repair. Whereas the legislature of the commonwealth of ... (H.R. 386)

Read twice, and its further consideration postponed to the first Monday in June next. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a weekly mail service between the Atlantic States and San Francisco. (H.R. 333)

Read twice, and its further consideration postponed to Thursday, the 11th of May next. Ordered to be printed. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to amend the act entitled ''An act to reduce and modify the rates of postage in the United States, and for other purposes,'' passed ... (H.R. 330)

Read twice, and recommitted to the Committee of the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Seymour, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill More effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States. (H.R. 358)

Read twice, and recommitted to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. T. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To prevent the introduction into the United States of foreign criminals, paupers, idiots, lunatics, and insane and blind persons. (H.R. 613)

Read twice, and recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To modify the judicial system of the United States. (H.R. 331)

Read twice, and recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Parker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the salaries of the district judges of the United States. (H.R. 337)

Read twice, and recommitted to the Select Committee. Ordered to be printed. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from Select Committee, reported the following bill: A Bill To re-establish the Memphis Navy Yard. (H.R. 711)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. Reported with amendments, viz: Insert the words printed in italics. An Act Authorizing the corporate authorities of Georgetown to impose additional taxes, and for other purposes. (H.R. 517)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of Madison Parton. (H.R. 54)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Anthony G. Willis, deceased. (H.R. 188)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported from the committee by Mr. Haven without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Latham, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To authorize and direct the payment of certain moneys into the treasury of ... (H.R. 90)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the name of the American built brig ''John Dutton,'' and to grant a register in her name. (H.R. 106)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Eliot, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the repairs of the injuries done to the government works on Plymouth Beach, Massachusetts. (H.R. 617)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Franklin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To re-establish Snow Hill, Maryland, as a separate collection district. (H.R. 699)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. T. Wentworth from the committee without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Eliot, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for continuing the repairs of the breakwater at Hyannis harbor, ... (H.R. 634)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. T. Wentworth, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Pennington, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Newark and Passaic river, and of Newark bay, in New ... (H.R. 667)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. T. Wentworth, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Walley, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the sea-wall for the protection of Great Brewster island, in the harbor of ... (H.R. 643)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. T. Wentworth, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Walley, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for repairs of the sea-walls on Deer and Lovell's islands, in Boston harbor, ... (H.R. 644)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by T. Wentworth without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Wade, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for continuing the improvement in the harbor of Cleveland, in the State of Ohio. (H.R. 648)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Haven, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for recording the conveyances of vessels, and for other purposes,'' passed July ... (H.R. 395)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. (H.R. 551)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Aiken, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making a further appropriation for deepening the bar of Charleston harbor. (H.R. 585)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Eddy, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the piers and constructing the breakwater at Michigan City, in the State of Indiana, and to ... (H.R. 571)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Eliot, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for continuing the improvement for the preservation of Great Woods Hole harbor, in Massachusetts. (H.R. 633)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Fenton, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Dunkirk, in the State of New York. (H.R. 614)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported from the committee by Mr. Aaron Harlan, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eddy, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John R. Bowes, agent in charge of the property of the United States at Michigan City, in the ... (H.R. 570)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, and for other purposes. (H.R. 569)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 555)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 50)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 562)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June ... (H.R. 555)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words with [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six. (H.R. 562)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five. (H.R. 95)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported back from the committee by Mr. J. Perkins, jr., without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Re-ferred to the Committee of Foreign Affairs. Reported from the committee by Mr. J. Perkins, jr., with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts ... (H.R. 353)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. An Act To remodel the diplomatic and consular systems of the United States. (H.R. 353)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported back from the committee, by mr. Orr, with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts [in brackets] and insert those in italics, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Orr, on leave, introduced the following bill: A bill Defining the terms on ... (H.R. 210)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the sections printed in italics. An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act to divide the State of Arkansas into two judicial districts,'' approved March three, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. (H.R. 14)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Hendricks with an amendment, viz: add at the end of the bill the words in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ready, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Dolly Empson. (H.R. 603)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Edmands, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of pensioners under the act of February third, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. (H.R. 167)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. J. H. Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Extending the provisions of the Pension and Bounty Land laws now in force, so as ... (H.R. 138)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. I. Washburn, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill In relation to invalid pensions. (H.R. 43)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the construction of certain military roads and wells in the Territory of New Mexico. (H.R. 291)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act Granting the right of way to the St. Louis and Iron Mountain railroad, through the arsenal, magazine and Jefferson barracks tracts. (H.R. 185)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To establish the offices of surveyor general of New Mexico, Kansas, and Nebraska, to grant donations to actual settlers therein, and for other purposes. (H.R. 315)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Ordered, That the bill be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the increase and better organization of the army, and for other purposes. (H.R. 615)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Banks, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Banks, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To refund the balance due to Massachusetts for disbursements during the late war with Great Britain. (H.R. 334)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the construction of a military road in Oregon Territory. (H.R. 543)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, with an amendment, to wit: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert amendment in italics, and amend title by striking out the words within [brackets.] Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Greenwood, on leave, introduced ... (H.R. 611)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Latham, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To refund to the State of California the ... (H.R. 92)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the continuation of the military road from Myrtle Creek to Scottsburgh, in Oregon. (H.R. 119)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bissell, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To repeal the first proviso of the fourth section of the act entitled ''An act ... (H.R. 8)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported from the Committee without amendment. Mr. Walker proposed to amend by striking out the words in [brackets.] Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To ... (H.R. 208)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fenton, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the payment of balance of the property accounts between the United States and the State of New York, for ... (H.R. 110)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bocock, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide a more efficient discipline for the navy. (H.R. 563)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Roland Jones, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To revive the act approved March third, eighteen hundred and twenty-three, and the act approved May ... (H.R. 220)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ellison, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Jacob Moyer. (H.R. 494)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Roland Jones, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To confirm the claim of William H. Henderson and the heirs of Robert Henderson to five hundred acres of land in the ... (H.R. 298)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported by Mr. Nichols from the Committee, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. R. Jones, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Pine Grove Academy, in Louisiana. (H.R. 299)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported from the committee, by Mr. Hughes, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. J. G. Miller, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of George McGirk. (H.R. 228)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Allowing the further time of two years to those holding lands by entries in the Virginia military district in Ohio, which were made prior to the first January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, to have the same surveyed and patented. (H.R. 650)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Extending the provisions of the act of August four, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, entitled ''An act to grant the right of way to all rail and plank roads and macadamized turnpikes passing through the public lands belonging to the United States,'' to the public lands in the ... (H.R. 665)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Giving further time for satisfying claims for bounty land, and for other purposes. (H.R. 198)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To authorize the school commissioners of fractional township number one, of range number ten east, in Alabama, to locate one half section of land for school purposes. (H.R. 32)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To authorize the selection of school districts in lieu of the sixteenth sections within the twelve miles square reservation, State of Alabama. (H.R. 318)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To graduate and reduce the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators. (H.R. 1)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back by Mr. Disney, without amendment, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Whitfield moved to amend the same by striking out ''miles,'' in the last line, and inserting ''one mile'' in lieu thereof. Mr. William R. Smith moved to amend the said amendment by striking out ''one mile,'' and ... (H.R. 665)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported by Mr. Disney without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Henn, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Confirmatory of certain school selections. (H.R. 88)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee by Mr. Cobb, with and amendment, in the nature of a substitute, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, within [brackets,] and insert what follows in italics. Ordered, That its further consideration be postponed until Tuesday, the 2d January next, and that ... (H.R. 550)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee by Mr. Henn, with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert amendment in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: ... (H.R. 544)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the Committee on Public Lands by Mr. Henn, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish an additional land district in the ... (H.R. 612)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee with an amendment, in the nature of a substitute, viz: Strike out all after enacting clause, in [brackets,] and insert amendment in italics; also, strike out title of the original bill, in [brackets,] and insert as proposed in the amendment. Committed to a ... (H.R. 85)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee with an amendment, in the nature of a substitute, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, in [brackets,] and insert amendment in italics; also, strike out title of the original bill, in [brackets,] and insert as proposed in the amendment. Committed to a ... (H.R. 85)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. E. B. Washburne, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of purchasers and locators of swamp and overflowed lands. (H.R. 9)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Amend by adding additional section, in italics. Mr. Henn, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to authorize the correction of erroneous locations ... (H.R. 230)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with recommendation not to pass. Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Florence, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Extending the provisions of the several laws granting bounty lands to the officers and ... (H.R. 56)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Cobb, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To authorize the States in which sixteenth school sections are situated to relinquish such lands reserved or granted for the use ... (H.R. 33)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Cobb, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To grant to the State of Alabama, and other States having public lands therein, the unsold and unappropriated public lands that ... (H.R. 26)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, by Mr. Disney, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Bissell, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making a grant of public lands to the several States and Territories of the Union, for the benefit of indigent ... (H.R. 7)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Latham, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To grant certain privileges to the trustees of the University of the Pacific, situated in Santa Clara county, ... (H.R. 91)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the children and heirs of Major General Baron DeKalb. (H.R. 246)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Joseph Savage, deceased. (H.R. 362)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Thomas Park, deceased. (H.R. 363)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the widow and children of Ezra Chapman, deceased. (H.R. 361)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets;] and accompanied by a report. An Act For the relief of heirs of Larkin Smith. (H.R. 411)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets] and accompanied by a report. An Act For the relief of Daniel Bedinger's heirs. (H.R. 272)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported back by Mr. J. L. Taylor, from the Committee on Territories, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for completing the public buildings of Oregon ... (H.R. 542)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported back by Mr. Richardson, with a recommendation that it do not pass, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Zollicoffer, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To regulate and make uniform the right of suffrage in ... (H.R. 593)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported, with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act To enable the people of Oregon Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union. (H.R. 332)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To secure the right of citizenship to children of citizens of the United States, born out of the limits thereof. (H.R. 133)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported back by Mr. May, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Vansant, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the accommodation of the courts of the United States for the district of Maryland, and for a post ... (H.R. 588)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. Mr. May, from the Committee of the Judiciary, to whom was referred so much of the President's message as relates to the judiciary system and laws of the District of Columbia, and the ... (H.R. 445)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words [in brackets,] and insert those in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To increase the salaries of executive and judiciary officers ... (H.R. 162)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. Mr. McDougall, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making provision for the postal service in the State of California and in the Territories of Oregon and Washington. (H.R. 344)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act Making provision for the postal service in the State of California and in the Territories of Oregon and Washington. (H.R. 344)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Mr. Cumming, by unanimous consent, introduced the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Postmaster General to enter into a contract for the transportation of the United States mail in steamers, from Brooklyn, in the State of New York, to various ports in Europe. (H.R. 468)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Llewellyn Washington. (S. 283)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. MacDougall, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Postmaster General to contract for a semi-monthly ... (H.R. 159)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. An Act Making provision for the postal service in the State of California and in the Territories of Oregon and Washington. (H.R. 344)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To enable the people of Oregon Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union. (H.R. 332)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, [in brackets,] and insert amendment in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph Lane, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act ... (H.R. 232)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, [in brackets,] and insert amendment in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Rice, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making further appropriations for ... (H.R. 164)

Read twice, and, together with the amendment proposed by Mr. J. H. Lane, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for Captain Thomas Porter. (H.R. 270)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 247)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the pay and increase the efficiency of the army of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 248)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George S. Claflin. (H.R. 126)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Harriet Leavenworth, widow of the late Brevet Brigadier General Leavenworth. (H.R. 125)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James F. Green, of Pennsylvania. (H.R. 127)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John S. King, of Virginia. (H.R. 238)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lemuel Hudson. (H.R. 124)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. A. Stuart, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Deany, widow of the late Lieutenant James A. Deany, of the United States army. (H.R. 237)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John S. Jones and William H. Russell, surviving partners of the firm of Brown, Russell, and Company. (H.R. 189)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the children and heirs of Major General Baron DeKalb. (H.R. 246)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Dent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a pension for Silas Champion, of Genesee county, State of New York. (H.R. 194)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gray, McMurdo, and Company. (H.R. 184)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edgerton, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Utica Steam Woolen Company. (H.R. 183)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cornelius H. Latham. (H.R. 129)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel W. Brady. (H.R. 130)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Edmands, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Frazer. (H.R. 128)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. F. P. Stanton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Fayette Manzy and Robert G. Ward. (H.R. 134)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Hankins. (H.R. 190)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Aaron Stafford. (H.R. 201)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Hammond, of the State of New York (H.R. 121)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Staples. (H.R. 123)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry J. Snow, of Rome, in the State of New York. (H.R. 122)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry N. Halsted. (H.R. 120)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hezekiah Johnson, of the town of Bridgewater, in the State of Vermont. (H.R. 202)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hendricks, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Pamela Brown, the widow of Major General Jacob Brown, late of the United States army, deceased. (H.R. 176)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Howe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David C. Cash and Gideon U. Ellis. (H.R. 174)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Hughes, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas C. Green. Whereas, it satisfactorily appears that a bounty-land patent was issued on the twenty-ninth of November, one thousand eight ... (H.R. 199)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. J. H. Lane, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm to Hercules L. Dousman his title to farm lot number thirty-two, adjoining the town of Prairie du Chien, in the State of Wisconsin. (H.R. 200)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. MacDonald, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John O. Mears. (H.R. 175)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Steenrod. (H.R. 182)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Hamilton (H.R. 181)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah K. Jenks and the legal representatives of Hartshorne R. Thomas, in the matter of the brig Jane. (H.R. 195)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Joseph Gerard. (H.R. 131)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Anthony G. Willis, deceased. (H.R. 188)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Ready, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill A Bill For the relief of Thomas S. J. Johnson, of the Territory of New Mexico. (H.R. 240)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Ready, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gilbert C. Russell. (H.R. 196)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Seymour, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the executors of the late Lieutenant John E. Bispham. (H.R. 170)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Straub, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Alton Nelson. (H.R. 193)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Taylor, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Grafton Baker. (H.R. 235)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tracy, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hiram Moore and John Hascall. (H.R. 239)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tweed, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Rowe. (H.R. 178)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tweed, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Emelie Hooe, widow of Captain Hooe. (H.R. 179)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tweed, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lyman N. Cook. (H.R. 177)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Tweed, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William B. Edwards. (H.R. 180)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George W. Gibson. (H.R. 191)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Vail, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Parmelia Slavin, late the wife of John Blue, deceased. (H.R. 192)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel K. Rayburn. (H.R. 264)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Chandler, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain E. A. F. Lavallette, of the United States navy. (H.R. 266)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. Mr. John Perkins, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of W. D. Porter, of the United States navy. (H.R. 265)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be primed. Mr. Richardson, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. (H.R. 236)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Motion to reconsider commitment, pending. Mr. H. B. Wright, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to an act entitled ''An act to ascertain and settle the private land claims in the State of ... (H.R. 197)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Bissell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To promote the efficiency of the Army, by retiring disabled officers. (H.R. 172)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of public lands. (H.R. 132)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to amend the act entitled ''An act to reduce and modify the rates of postage in the United States, and for other purposes,'' passed March ... (H.R. 186)

Read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To secure the safe transmission of the United States mails upon railroads. (H.R. 243)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Breckinridge, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and ... (H.R. 271)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Faulkner, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis B. Willis, late a paymaster in the army of the United States. (H.R. 6)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the purchase or construction of four additional revenue cutters, and for other purposes. (H.R. 242)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Abolishing the present ocean mail steamer service, and authorizing the Postmaster General to re-let the same in accordance with usages and ... (H.R. 244)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Olds, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To modify the nineteenth section of the act of third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five, concerning the compensation to railroad ... (H.R. 245)

Read twice, re-referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed. Mr. May, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to the act entitled ''An act to regulate the fees and costs to be allowed clerks, marshals, and attorneys of the circuit and district courts of the United States, and ... (H.R. 748)

Read twice, recommitted to the Committee of Commerce, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the ''Act requiring foreign regulations of commerce to be laid annually before Congress,'' approved sixteenth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, and for other purposes. (H.R. 390)

Read twice, recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed. Reported back by Mr. Wright, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. Seymour, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill More effectually to provide for the punishment of certain ... (H.R. 358)

Read twice. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back, with a recommendation that it do not pass. Mr. Bennett moved to amend the same. Mr. John Perkins moved to amend the said amendment. Further consideration postponed until Tuesday next, and ordered to be printed. See proposed amendments at the end of this bill. Mr. Bennett, on ... (H.R. 102)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel Mace, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel Francis Vigo. (H.R. 282)

Read, and passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. An Act To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one. (H.R. 117)

Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, and, together with the Senate amendments, thereto, ordered to be printed. Strike out all in [brackets], and insert Senate amendments in italics. An Act Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and ... (H.R. 48)

Referred, together with Senate amendments, to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back by Mr. Houston, with a report, in writing (No. 201,) committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Senate Amendments in Italics. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for ... (H.R. 46)

Referred, together with the Senate amendments thereto, to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back by Mr. Houston, recommending agreement by the House to some of the said amendments, disagreement to others, and agreement to others with amendments; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be ... (H.R. 594)

Referred, together with the Senate amendments, to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back by Mr. Haven, with a recommendation that the House do agree to some of the said amendments, disagree to others, and agree to others with amendments. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. To ... (H.R. 555)

Referred, together with the Senate amendments, to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back by Mr. Phelps, recommending agreement by the House to some of the said amendments, disagreements to others, and agreement to others, with amendments. Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. The ... (H.R. 562)

Reported from the Senate with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert amendments in italics; also, amend the title. Ordered to be printed, and lies on the Speaker's table. An Act To grant a homestead of one hundred and sixty acres of the public lands to actual settlers. (H.R. 37)

Reported from the Senate with amendments. Strike out the parts in [brackets,] and insert those in italics. Referred to Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. Houston, from Committee of Ways and Means, reported back the said amendments, with a recommendation that the Houston concur in some and non-concur in others of the said amendments. Ordered, That the ... (H.R. 561)

Substitute. Ordered to be printed. A Bill To organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 236)