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Bills and Resolutions, Senate, 30th Congress

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Agreeably to notice Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Elisha Hampton and others, of Iowa. (S. 368)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill Explanatory of the act, entitled ''An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military ... (S. 188)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendment, viz: strike out the word ''rivers'' in line six, and in lieu thereof insert the word ''waters.'' A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act extending the jurisdiction ... (S. 104)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 12.) A Bill To divide the district of Arkansas into two judicial districts. (S. 19)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To establish a permanent general pre-emption system in favor of actual settlers on the public lands. (S. 34)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Creed Taylor. (S. 69)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Atchison asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment, which is printed in italics, and accompanied by a document, [see Report Committee S. No. 178.] A Bill Granting to the State of Missouri the right of way, and a ... (S. 248)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Badger asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, which is printed in italics. A Bill To authorize notaries public to take and certify oaths, affirmations, and acknowledgments in certain cases. (S. 239)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Badger asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported without amendment. A Bill To declare the true intent and meaning, so far as respects the franking privilege of members of Congress, of the act approved the first of ... (S. 177)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Badger asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To promote the despatch of business in the Supreme Court, and to repeal the second section of the act approved June seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-four, ... (S. 230)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and with a recommendation that it do not pass. A Bill To cede to the State of Alabama the lands unsold in that State belonging to the United States, and remaining ... (S. 184)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. Reported without amendment. A Bill In relation to the boundary line between Alabama and Florida. (S. 156)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was 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. A Bill [Authorizing payment of interest on the amount advanced by the State of Alabama to ... (S. 33)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benton asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read, passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the location and construction of a central national road from the Pacific ocean to the Mississippi river, with a branch of said road to the Columbia river. (S. 451)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. BENTON asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendment, viz: Strike out the part within [brackets,] and insert that printed in italics, and accompanied by executive document Senate No. 5. A Bill To establish an additional ... (S. 365)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Berries asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill To be entitled an act to make further provision for the widows and orphans of officers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates, whether of ... (S. 454)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Borland asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the further relief of the widows and orphans of officers and soldiers in the late war with Mexico. (S. 471)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Borland asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, [S. 270.] A Bill For the relief of Cincinnatus Trousdale and John G. Connelley of Arkansas. (S. 401)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Borland asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported with an amendment, viz: add the part printed in italics. A Bill To revive a portion of an act for the relief of the widows of deceased soldiers. (S. 304)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bradbury asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill To change the time of holding the terms of the circuit court of the United States in the district of Maine. (S. 36)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill For attaching a portion of the northwestern land district, Louisiana, to the district north of Red river, Louisiana. (S. 208)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the sale of reserved lands, and for other purposes. (S. 207)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill Authorizing persons to whom reservations of land have been made under certain Indian treaties to alienate the same in fee. (S. 12)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the part within [brackets,] and insert that printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, [No. 258,] A Bill For the relief of the legal ... (S. 383)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those in italics. A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands, and for other purposes. (S. 3)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment; and accompanied by a report, (No. 5.) A Bill To compensate John M. Moore. (S. 11)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To create the office of surveyor general of the public lands in the Territory of Oregon, and to grant donation rights to settlers therein, and for other ... (S. 50)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes. (S. 13)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To provide for the compensation of Samuel Leech, for services in the investigation of suspended sales in the Mineral Point District, Wisconsin. (S. 85)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bright asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Reducing the price of the public lands lying within the Miami reservation in the State of Indiana. (S. 402)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bright asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the part printed in italics, and accompanied by a report [No. 177.] A Bill For the relief of Gamaliel ... (S. 232)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bright asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: insert the parts printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (number eighty-six.) A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of War to surrender certain bonds of the State ... (S. 68)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Crittenden asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Colonel Robert Wallace, aid-de-camp to General William Hull. (S. 182)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Crittenden asked and obtained leave to bring, in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, postponed to, and made the special order of the day for Monday, December 27, 1847, and ordered to be printed. [Accompanied by Report Committee H. R.--See Mis. Doc. S.No. 20.] A Bill To provide for the purcase of ... (S. 31)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office. Reported without amendment. A Bill To amend an act, entitled ''An act to promote the progress of the useful arts, and to repeal all acts and parts of acts ... (S. 220)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Adams and Company, and others. (S. 142)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 295.] Considered as in Committee of the Whole, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill For the relief of Mary B. ... (S. 457)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, asked and obtained leave to bring is the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Granting to the State of Mississippi the right of way, and a donation of public land for the purpose of locating and constructing a railroad ... (S. 364)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dayton asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the parts printed in italics. A Bill For the relief of John W. Simonton, and others. (S. 252)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dayton asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill In relation to the terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States in and for the district of New Jersey. (S. 203)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be printed. A Bill To amend an act more effectually to provide for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States, and for other purposes, approved March three, ... (S. 312)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 73.) A Bill To amend the act, entitled ''An act for the regulation of seamen on board the public and private vessels of the ... (S. 7)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dickinson, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 41.) A Bill For the relief of Jeanette C. Huntington, widow and sole executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased. (S. 43)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize an appropriation for removing the rocks at Hurl Gate, and the reefs in the harbor of New York. (S. 381)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, printed within [brackets] and insert what follows printed in italics; and amend the title to read as follows: a bill ... (S. 258)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill Concerning certain collection districts, and for other purposes. (S. 5)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill To repeal the act of the second of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, entitled ''An act concerning pilots.'' (S. 18)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment. A Bill To establish a branch of the mint of the United States in the city of New York. (S. 6)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was 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. A Bill Concerning testimony. (S. 20)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dix asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make an arrangement or compromise with Mangle M. Quackenboss, and his co-obligors, or any of them, for claims on ... (S. 4)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dodge asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment, viz: add the part printed in italics. A Bill To cause the northern boundary of the State of Iowa to be run and marked. (S. 367)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts with [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To establish an additional land office in Iowa. (S. 369)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported without amendment, and made the special order of the day for Monday, April 24, 1848. A Bill To establish the territory of Nebraska. (S. 170)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported without amendment, and made the special order of the day for Wednesday, April 26,1848. A Bill To establish the territorial government of Minesota. (S. 152)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported without amendment, and made the special order of the day for Wednesday, April 26,1848. Considered as in Committee of the Whole, and recommitted to the Committee on Territories. ... (S. 152)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report (No. 42.) A Bill Granting to the State of Illinois the right of way and a donation of public lands for making a railroad connecting the ... (S. 95)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed Reported without amendment, and accompanied by report, (No. 244) A Bill Granting to the State of Illinois the right of way and a donation of public lands, for making a ... (S. 355)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Downs asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and with a recommendation that it do not pass. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the punishment of offences committed in cutting, destroying, ... (S. 142)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Downs asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with an amendment, viz: add the words printed italics, and accompanied by a report, [No. 216.] A Bill To facilitate the entry of pre-emption claims. (S. 319)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Downs asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Authorizing new selections of land in lieu of worthless school sections, or sections of inferior quality, and for other purposes. (S. 357)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fairfield asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment and accompanied by a report, (No. 3.) A Bill For the relief of Joseph Wilson. (S. 2)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foote asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment, and adversely. A Bill For the relief of the West Feliciana Railroad Company. (S. 240)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foote asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment, and adversely. A Bill For the relief of the West Feliciana Railroad Company. (S. 241)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hale asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report [S. No. 163.] A Bill In addition to ''An act for the more equitable administration of the Navy Pension Fund.'' (S. 214)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hunter asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported without amendment. A Bill Supplemental to the act passed on the ninth day of July, in the year eighteen hundred and forty-six, entitled ''An act to retrocede the county of ... (S. 84)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Georgia, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 304.) A Bill To authorize the payment to the State of Georgia of certain sums of money therein specified. (S. 395)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the payment of invalid pensions in certain cases. (S. 387)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the relinquishment of the sixteenth section in certain cases, and the selection of other lands in lieu thereof. (S. 130)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice,and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Granting to the State of Louisiana lands for internal improvements. (S. 363)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment. A Bill To continue the pensions of certain widows. (S. 32)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with amendments, viz; Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill For the issuing of patents in a certain class of ... (S. 58)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To grant to the State of Louisiana certain lands for internal improvements. (S. 16)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for a survey of the Red river, from its mouth to the head of its navigable waters. (S. 307)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Committee discharged, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following. A Bill To ... (S. 262)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause [printed within brackets,] and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To grant a certain quantity of land to the ... (S. 372)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a document, [S. Ex. Doc. No. 27.] A Bill To authorize the laying off a town at Trader's Point, on the Missouri river, in the State of Iowa, and ... (S. 408)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and with a recommendation that it do not pass. A Bill For the relief of Samuel J. Bayard, late receiver at Fairfield, Iowa. (S. 389)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. King asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Granting to the State of Alabama the right of way, and a donation of public lands for making a railroad, from Mobile to the mouth of the Ohio river. (S. 331)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Lewis asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. A Bill To change the place of holding the District Court of the United States for the middle district of Alabama. (S. 233)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mangum asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report, [No. 107.] A Bill For the relief of John R. Bryan, administrator of Isaac Garretson, deceased, late a purser in the United ... (S. 10)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mangum asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill Directing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase from Doctor James P. Espy, his patent right for the conical ventilator for the use of the United States. (S. 17)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mason asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendment, viz: Strike out the part within [brackets, ] and insert that printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 23.) A Bill For the relief of Susan E. Gordon. (S. 25)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mason asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out of the title the words ''and for other purposes,'' strike out the 3d and 4th sections, and change the 5th section to section 3d. A Bill To change the ... (S. 14)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Miller asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill Relating to dower. (S. 191)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Niles asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to a select committee. Reported with the following amendments, viz: Amend the title to read as follows: A bill to set apart and sell to Asa Whitney, of New York, a portion of the public lands, to enable him to construct a ... (S. 297)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pearce asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported without amendment. A Bill To incorporate the Washington Mutual Insurance Company and Savings Institution. (S. 219)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for transcribing certain state papers of the late Republic of Texas. (S. 160)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs, and ordered to be printed. Reported with an amendment, viz: strikeout all after the enacting clause, and insert the part printed in italics. A Bill To regulate trade and intercourse with the ... (S. 193)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Ordered, that the Committee on Naval Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of this bill. A Bill To authorize the President to increase the naval establishment of the United ... (S. 115)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill To establish an additional district court of the United States in the State of Texas. (S. 93)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. Considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to, and made the special order for Friday, January 26, 1849. Amended, and ordered to be printed as amended. A ... (S. 93)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Underwood asked and obtained leave to bring in a bill to provide for the unpaid claims of the officers and soldiers of the Virginia State and continental lines of the revolutionary army: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting ... (S. 168)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Underwood asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 254.] A Bill For the relief of Theodore Offutt. (S. 362)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Underwood asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill To allow further time for satisfying claims for bounty lands for military services in the late war with Great Britain, and for other purposes. (S. 15)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Upham asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee discharged. A Bill Changing the places and fixing the times for holding the circuit and district courts in the district of Vermont. (S. 9)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Walker asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: insert the words printed in italics. A Bill To modify the fourth clause of the seventh section of an act, entitled ''An act to enable the people of Wisconsin ... (S. 323)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Westcott asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by Ex. Doc., No. 37. A Bill Respecting certain surveys in the State of Florida. (S. 216)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Westcott asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 242.] A Bill To authorize the draining of the Everglades, in the State of Florida, by said State, and to grant the same to ... (S. 338)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Westcott asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported without amendment. A Bill Respecting the employment, by the Postmaster General, of public steamers, to carry the mail along the coasts of the United States. (S. 303)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Yulee asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause printed within [brackets,] and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill In addition to the ''Act to regulate the ... (S. 384)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Yulee asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the part printed in italics. A Bill Concerning school lands in the State of Florida. (S. 166)

Amendment Proposed by Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, to the bill (S. No. 59) to establish the territorial government of Oregon. Add at the end of section twelve, the following proviso. (S. 59)

By unanimous consent, Mr. Westcott asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. Read a second time, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and ordered that it lie on the table. Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Granting to the States of Alabama ... (S. 349)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In relation to the location of the land office in the Alachua land district in Florida. (S. 149)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, [No. 106,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William W. Wynn. (S. 195)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the purchase and distribution of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States among the several States and Territories. (S. 125)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To carry into effect certain provisions in the treaties between the United States and China and the Ottoman Porte, giving certain judicial powers to ministers and consuls of the United States in those countries. (S. 128)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 15,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief Richard S.Coxe. (S. 55)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 40,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Milledge Galphin, executor of the last will and testament of George Galphin, deceased. (S. 40)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 47,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Reynolds May. (S. 111)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 64,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide compensation to William Woodbridge and Henry Chipman for services in adjusting titles to land in Michigan, and for other purposes. (S. 146)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, [No. 126,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the Central Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia. (S. 218)

Mr. Atchison, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To compensate R. M. Johnson for the erection of certain buildings for the use of the Choctaw academy. (S. 291)

Mr. Atchison, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the extension of the existing laws in relation to Indian affairs over the Territories of Oregon, California, and New Mexico, and for the appointment of agents for the Indian tribes therein. (S. 382)

Mr. Atchison, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 11,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Talbot and others. (S. 45)

Mr. Atchison, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 215,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of certain Creek Indians. (S. 329)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the coinage of gold dollars and double eagles. (S. 414)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of liquidated claims against Mexico. (S. 315)

Mr. Badger, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles L. Dell. (S. 51)

Mr. Badger, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Placing the officer who performs the duty of adjutant at the Military Academy on an equality as to pay and allowances with the adjutants of regiments. (S. 103)

Mr. Badger, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Commodore Foxall A. Parker, of the United States Navy. (S. 30)

Mr. Badger, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Moses E. Levy. (S. 400)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report (No. 1,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read twice and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill Authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Robert Purkis. (S. 21)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 17,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In addition to an act for the relief of Walter Loomis and Abel Gay, approved July second, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. (S. 63)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 305,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the securities of Elijah J. Weed, late quartermaster of marines, deceased. (S. 462)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 50,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William H. Prentiss. (S. 117)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 69,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. W. Nye, assignee of P. Bargy and H. Stewart. (S. 151)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 94,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Columbus Alexander and Theodore Barnard. (S. 173)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 303,] accompanied by the following bill; which, was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel F. Read. (S. 461)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 93,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of D. A. Watterston. (S. 172)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 124,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Gustavus Dorr. (S. 217)

Mr. Baldwin, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 289,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Miller. (S. 450)

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Lee. (S. 235)

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 119,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of P. Chouteau, junior, and Company. (S. 212)

Mr. Benton gave notice of his intention to bring in the following bill; which was ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for temporary governments in California and New Mexico. (S. 323)

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To carry into effect certain stipulations of the treaty between the United States of America and the republic of Mexico, of the second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. (S. 313)

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill, which was read, passed to a second reading, and postponed to, and made the order of the day for Monday next, December 18th. A Bill To make compensation for the transportation of troops and supplies, for a limited time, over the Isthmus of Panama. (S. 352)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee of Public Lands, submitted a report, [No. 199,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Allowing exchanges of, and granting additional, school lands in the State of Arkansas. (S. 306)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which wan read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lewis Morris, and others. (S. 456)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To allow pay and subsistence to certain Arkansas and other volunteers, who have been prisoners of war in Mexico. (S. 295)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs of Doctor Henry Perrine. (S. 479)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Elias N. Conway, as assignee of William Barnett. (S. 327)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making a donation of land for the benefit of the Clarksville institute, for the education of the blind and other purposes of education, in the State of Arkansas. (S. 482)

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 309,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting to the State of Arkansas one salt spring and six sections of land adjoining. (S. 466)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the investigation of claims against the United States. (S. 409)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 57,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James F. Sothoron. (S. 129)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 74,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of Charles Richmond. (S. 153)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 121,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the owners of the schooner Ticonic. (S. 211)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 175,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John G. Mackall, deceased. (S. 284)

Mr. Bradbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 322,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs and representatives of the late Robert Sewall. (S. 481)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the selection of a part of Rock Island, in the Mississippi river, for the site of a marine hospital, and for other purposes. (S. 469)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For changing the location of the land office in the Chippewa land district. (S. 411)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Penrod. (S. 206)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jesse Toler. (S. 205)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Giving the consent of Congress to the State of Illinois to improve the navigation of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi river, in the State of Illinois. (S. 452)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To grant the right of way across the public lands, and to dispose of said land in aid of the several States in the construction of railroads and canals. (S. 415)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To grant the right of way through the public lands to the State of Indiana for certain purposes. (S. 250)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To repeal a part of the act, entitled ''An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sale of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights.'' (S. 120)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For ascertaining claims and titles to land within the territory of California and New Mexico, to grant donation rights, and to provide for the survey of the lands therein. (S. 336)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. Reprinted with the Amendments. Intended to be proposed by Mr. Breese, viz: Strike out the parts printed within [brackets ] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill For ascertaining claims and titles to land within the ... (S. 336)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Confirming former sales by the State of Illinois of the Ohio saline reservations, and authorizing the sale of the residue of such reservations. (S. 66)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charity Herrington (S. 276)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William L. Wizent. (S. 277)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To require the holders of military land warrants to compensate the Land Officers of the United States for services in relation to the location of those warrants. (S. 100)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a communication from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, (S. Ex. Doc. No 13,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To compensate the registers and receivers of the several land offices in the United States. (S. 396)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a communication from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, [S. Ex. Doc. No. 10,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Hotchkiss. (S. 388)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a document, [S. Ex. No. 58,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend an act entitled ''An act providing for the adjustment of all suspended pre-emption land claims in the several States and Territories,'' approved third August, ... (S. 305)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 78,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm to the legal representatives of Joseph Dutaillis the location of a certain New Madrid certificate. (S. 157)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill [S. 202] for the relief of the bona fide settlers, under the acts for the armed occupation and settlement of a part of the Territory of Florida, reported it with the following amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following : A Bill For ... (S. 202)

Mr. Bright, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 223,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of David Noble, deceased. (S. 335)

Mr. Bright, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, [No. 186,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel George Gibson, deceased. (S. 287)

Mr. Bright, from the Committee on Territories, submitted a report, [No. 298,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John P. Duval. (S. 459)

Mr. Butler from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the change of venue in certain cases. (S. 286)

Mr. Butler from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To punish violations of the secret proceedings of Congress. (S. 274)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To regulate appeals from the trial of issues in the District of Columbia. (S. 285)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, [No. 173,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the better organization of the District Court of the United States within the State of Louisiana. (S. 282)

Mr. Cameron, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To continue, alter, and amend the charter of the city of Washington. (S. 183)

Mr. Cameron, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To incorporate the Washington Gas Light Company. (S. 229)

Mr. Cameron, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide a free communication across the Eastern Branch of the river Potomac, in the District of Columbia. (S. 164)

Mr. Cameron, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Amendatory of an act, entitled ''An act amendatory of the act, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Provident Association of Clerks in the civil department of the government of the United States, in the ... (S. 90)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of the fourth regiment in the second brigade of the third division of the Vermont militia, for services at the battle of Plattsburg. (S. 190)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Caldwell. (S. 138)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For an increase of the Medical Staff of the army for a limited time. (S. 72)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary Mac Rea, widow of Lieutenant Colonel William Mac Rea, late of the United States army, deceased. (S. 22)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the further prosecution of the existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico. (S. 37)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To raise, for a limited time, an additional military force. (S. 26)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was recommitted the bill [S. No. 158] for ascertaining and paying the California Claims, reported it with the following amendment: Amendment. Strike out all after the word ''delay'' in section two, line six, to the end of the bill, and insert the following: (S. 158)

Mr. Clark, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted a report, [No. 197)] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To enable the proper officers of the treasury to settle the accounts of the legal representatives of Moses Shepherd, deceased. (S. 302)

Mr. Corwin, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 10,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Cadwalader Wallace. (S. 44)

Mr. Corwin, from the Select Committee, to whom was referred the memorial of William Darby, submitted a report (No. 236] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Darby. (S. 347)

Mr. Corwin, from the Select Committee, to whom was referred the memorial of William Darby, submitted a report [No. 236] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Darby. (S. 347)

Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same. (S. 294)

Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, [No. 127,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the renewal of a patent for the benefit of the widow and heirs-at-law of Timothy P. Anderson, deceased. (S. 221)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Amendatory of an act entitled ''An act respecting the organization of the army, and for other purposes,'' approved August twenty-third, eighteen hundred and forty-two. (S. 385)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making provision for an additional number of general officers, and for other purposes, passed third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (S. 488)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To found a military asylum for the relief and support of invalid and disabled soldiers of the army of the United States. (S. 186)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for a classification of the clerks in the military bureaus, and for other purposes. (S. 458)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States. (S. 455)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To increase the efficiency of the army by a retired list for disabled officers. (S. 98)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 251,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Adjutant General Roger Jones. (S. 376)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 314,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander Montgomery, captain and assistant quartermaster of the army. (S. 476)

Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 150,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nehemiah Brush. (S. 259)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Oliver C. Harris. (S. 101)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read, and pasted to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing a patent to be issued to William Green, junior. (S. 391)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For giving effect to certain treaty stipulations between this and foreign governments for the apprehension and delivering up of certain offenders. Whereas, doubts exist whether, in some cases, treaty stipulations ... (S. 136)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the modification of the law regulating fines in the courts of the United States. (S. 322)

Mr. Dickinson, agreeably to notice, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee of Claims, and ordered to be printed. A Bill For the relief of Asa Andrews, of Ipswich, in the State of Massachusetts. (S. 35)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Big Sandy creek, on Lake Ontario. (S. 449)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of Hog Island channel, at Charleston, in the State of South Carolina. (S. 431)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the removal of obstructions in Great Egg Harbor river, in the State of New Jersey. (S. 427)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of Little Egg Harbor, in the State of New Jersey. (S. 440)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of the Alleghany river. (S. 436)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of the harbor at New Buffalo, on Lake Michigan. (S. 439)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of the harbor at the mouth of Black river, on Lake Michigan. (S. 438)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of the Perrywig shoals in the Delaware river. (S. 441)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for a survey and examination of the Sabine river. (S. 437)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for surveying and examining the ports and harbors of the State of Texas. (S. 432)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the construction of a breakwater at Nantucket, in the State of Massachusetts. (S. 446)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the construction of an ice harbor, at Delaware city, in the State of Delaware. (S. 445)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of Great Wood Hole harbor, in the State of Massachusetts. (S. 444)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of Little Sodus bay, on Lake Ontario. (S. 433)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of Ocracoke inlet, in the State of North Carolina. (S. 447)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Block island, in the State of Rhode Island. (S. 428)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Eighteen Mile creek, on Lake Ontario. (S. 434)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Havre de Grace, in the State of Maryland. (S. 430)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Little Fort, on Lake Michigan. (S. 442)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at New Castle, in the State of Delaware. (S. 443)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Newark, in the State, of New Jersey. (S. 426)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Providence, in the State of Rhode Island. (S. 429)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at Sheboygan, on Lake Michigan. (S. 448)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Grand river, in the State of Michigan. (S. 424)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money for the improvement of the navigation of James river, in the State of Virginia. (S. 435)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making an appropriation of money to improve the St. Clair Flats, in the State of Michigan. (S. 423)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making appropriation of money for the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of the Kalamazoo river, in the State of Michigan. (S. 425)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. (See Report Committee S. No. 284.) A Bill Making appropriation to open a communication between Albemarle sound and the Atlantic ocean, and the improvement of a harbor at or near Old Roanoke inlet, in the State of North Carolina. (S. 422)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To admit certain articles of the growth or production of Canada into the United States free of duty, upon the condition that the like articles of the growth or production of the United States are admitted into Canada free of ... (S. 263)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To prevent the importation of adulterated and spurious drugs and medicines. (S. 200)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the society for the reformation of juvenile delinquents in the city of New York. (S. 209)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To increase the compensation of military storekeepers. (S. 193)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second rending. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas J. V. Owen, deceased. (S. 256)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 281,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Truman Cross. (S. 418)

Mr. Dix, from the Select Committee on the subject, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making a grant of public lands to the several States of the Union for certain purposes. (S. 328)

Mr. Douglas, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill A bill for the relief of W. B. Slaughter, late Secretary of the Territory of Wisconsin. (S. 49)

Mr. Douglas, from the Select Committee, to whom was referred the ''bill (S. 350,) for the admission of California into the Union as a State,'' as amended, together with the several propositions to amend the bill, of which notice has been given, reported the same with the following amendment. Amendment. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and ... (S. 350)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 112,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Henry D. Garrison. (S. 198)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 36,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel W. Bell, a native of the Cherokee nation. (S. 97)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 112,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the sale of lands purchased by the United States from the Saginaw tribe of Chippewa Indians, in the State of Michigan. (S. 197)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Crawford. (S. 345)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Jacques Moulon. (S. 74)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States in a certain Indian reservation in the State of Alabama. (S. 163)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 104,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of H. Fredieu, M. Vercher, C. Sanmiguel, P. N. Gagnon, V. Caubarreux, and F. Harbo, of Louisiana. (S. 189)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 65,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Jean F. Perry, Josiah Bleakley, Nicholas Jarrot, and Robert Morrison. (S. 147)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, [No. 192,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert W. Richardson. (S. 296)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, [No. 97,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Wall, deceased. (S. 176)

Mr. Downs, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to regulate the mode of practice in the courts of the United States for the district of Louisiana,'' approved twenty-sixth of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four. (S. 421)

Mr. Fairfield, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times, and ordered to be postponed to Monday, December 27, 1847. A Bill Providing for the appointment of assistant pursers in the navy. (S. 29)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report [No. 205] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Judith Worthen, deceased. (S. 318)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 56,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To allow arrearages of pension to Hugh W. Dobbin, an officer in the late war. (S. 127)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 313,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to Sarah Crandall. (S. 475)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 96,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Moses White. (S. 175)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To reduce the minimum price of the mineral lands in the Lake Superior district in Michigan, and in the Chippewa district in Wisconsin. (S. 487)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report [No. 174,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting to the State of Michigan, the right of way, and a donation of public land for the construction of a ship canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, in said State. (S. 283)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. --,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the final settlement of the accounts of Abraham Edwards, register of the land office at Kalamazoo, Michigan. (S. 227)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 44,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy surveyor of the public lands in Florida. (S. 106)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, [No. 130,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the final settlement of the accounts of Thomas C. Sheldon, late receiver of public moneys at Kalamazoo, Michigan. (S. 225)

Mr. Felch, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, [No. 212,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the examination and settlement of claims for land, at the Sault Ste. Marie, in Michigan. (S. 325)

Mr. Foote, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, [No. 218,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Joseph McAffee, deceased. (S. 333)

Mr. Greene, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the sale of a part of public reservation numbered thirteen in the city of Washington, and for other purposes. (S. 141)

Mr. Hannegan from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill: which was read twice by unanimous consent, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until Monday next, August 7th. A Bill To provide for carrying into effect the fifth article of the treaty between the United States and the Mexican republic, for ... (S. 343)

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert M. Harrison. (S. 339)

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the personal representative of William A. Slacum, deceased. (S. 251)

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill: which was read, passed to a second reading, and made the special order of the day for to-morrow. A Bill To enable the President of the United States to take temporary military occupation of Yucatan. (S. 243)

Mr. Hannegan, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the repair and improvement of the dam at the head of Cumberland Island, in the Ohio river. (S. 201)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To continue the office of the Commissioner of Pensions. (S. 373)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To regulate the pensions of officers, soldiers, seamen, and marines, who have been or may hereafter be disabled while in the service of the United States. (S. 416)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Amending the act, entitled ''An act granting half-pay to widows or orphans, where their husbands and fathers have died of wounds received in the military service of the United States,'' in cases of deceased ... (S. 62)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 26,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Fernando Fellanny. (S. 76)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 267,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Martin. (S. 404)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 27,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Engels, senior. (S. 77)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 28,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Pistole, widow of Charles Pistole, deceased. (S. 78)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 31,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to Abigail Garland, widow of Jacob Garland, deceased. (S. 87)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 316,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert M. Martin. (S. 477)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 33,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Jones and the other children (if any) of John Carr. (S. 91)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 34,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thompson Hutchinson. (S. 92)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 59,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Welcome Parmeter. (S. 133)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 60,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Currier. (S. 134)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 61,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David N. Smith. (S. 135)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 63,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to John Clark. (S. 145)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 68,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to Patrick Walker. (S. 150)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 77,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to Bethia Healey, widow of George Healey, deceased. (S. 155)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 151,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to William Pittman. (S. 260)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 168,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Leroy. (S. 279)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 247,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Benjamin F. Bosworth. (S. 375)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 255,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Barton, and the other surviving children of the late General William Barton. (S. 378)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 259,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of B. O. Payne. (S. 392)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 331,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter A. Carnes. (S. 491)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 98,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary Taylor. (S. 179)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel, Hoggatt. (S. 61)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 311,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Maria Taylor. (S. 468)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 49,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approbation of the Attorney General, to purchase for the United States the interest of Balie Peyton in the ... (S. 116)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, [No. 102,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James G. Carson. (S. 185)

Mr. Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, [No. 58,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Colonel William Grayson. (S. 131)

Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Exempting vessels employed by the American Colonization Society, in transporting colored emigrants from the United States to the coast of Africa, from the provisions of the acts of the twenty-second February, ... (S. 54)

Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 95,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Myerle. (S. 174)

Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, gave notice that he would, at the proper time, offer the following as an amendment to the bill, (S. 313) A Bill To carry into effect certain stipulations of the treaty between the United States of America and the republic of Mexico of the second day of February, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. Amendment. (S. 313)

Mr. Mangum, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Hogan. (S. 330)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 45,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Center. (S. 107)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 62,) accompanied by the following joint resolution: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John P. Baldwin, owner of the Spanish brig Gil Blas. (S. 139)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 92,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles M. Gibson. (S. 171)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 128,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John M. McIntosh. (S. 223)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 129,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of A.H. Cole. (S. 224)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 138,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Eugene Van Ness and John M. Brush, executors of Nehemiah Brush. (S. 237)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 139,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Gad Humphreys. (S. 238)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 194,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Poindexter. (S. 298)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 307,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Guion and McLaughlin. (S. 465)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 312,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander Y. P. Garnett. (S. 474)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 82.] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel Grice. (S. 161)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Claims, submitted a report, (No. 261,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Gilbert Stalker, deceased. (S. 397)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Claims, submitted a report, (No. 85,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Stalker and Hill. (S. 165)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report [No. 217,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George L Brent and Joseph Graham. (S. 332)

Mr. Mason, from the Joint Committee on the Library, submitted a report, [No. 167,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the purchase and publication of the papers and manuscripts of the late Thomas Jefferson. (S. 278)

Mr. Metcalfe, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill For the benefit of William R. Campbell, George Myers, and John Kincart. (S. 407)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the increase of the medical corps of the Navy. (S. 222)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 55,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Anna J. Hassler. (S. 126)

Mr. Moor, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To change the place of holding the circuit and district courts in the district of New Hampshire. (S. 255)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William B. Stokes. (S. 154)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alfred White. (S. 167)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Greer. (S. 231)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Rhodes. (S. 28)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post roads, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Wade Allen. (S. 275)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell. (S. 83)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Kuydendall. (S. 86)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In relation to the line of mail steamers to Southampton, Bremen and Havre. (S. 394)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to an act, entitled ''An act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and Foreign Countries, and for other purposes.'' (S. 99)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To reduce the rates of postage. (S. 289)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Read the second time, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and recommitted to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments. Reported amendments amended and agreed to, and the ... (S. 289)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report [No 158,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of L. P. Sanger. (S. 268)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post roads, submitted a report [No. 155] accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel W. Chilson. (S. 266)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post roads, submitted a report, [No. 159,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Frink and Hadduck. (S. 273)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, [No. 235,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel F. Butterworth. (S. 346)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on the Library, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the purchase of the papers of Alexander Hamilton. (S. 114)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, [No. 107,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Lorimer Graham, late postmaster in the city of New York. (S. 194)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to Elizabeth Monroe. (S. 244)

Mr. Putnam, from the said committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Washington, late a deputy surveyor of the public lands in Florida. (S. 106)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 131,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert C. Rogers. (S. 226)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 266,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Marvin W. Fisher. (S. 403)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 103,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Wilkinson. (S. 187)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, [No. 113,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Frederick Vincent, administrator of the estate of James Le Caze. (S. 199)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads submitted a report, (No. 310,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a mail route between such point in the valley of the Mississippi and such point in California, on the Pacific ocean, as the President of the United ... (S. 467)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 22,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jones and Boker. (S. 73)

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph P. Williams. (S. 317)

Mr. Sevier, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. [Accompanied by Executive Document, S. No. 12.] A Bill For the relief of John Black, late consul of the United States at the city of Mexico. (S. 82)

Mr. Sturgeon, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Messrs. Cook, Anthony, Mahon, and others. (S. 113)

Mr. Sturgeon, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 83,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George V. Mitchell. (S. 162)

Mr. Turkey, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill To further extend the patent of Jethro Wood. (S. 108)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 18,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the settlement of the account of Joseph Nourse, deceased. (S. 64)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 19,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Edward Bolon. (S. 65)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 274,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Joseph Watson, deceased. (S. 410)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 149,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Calvin Reed. (S. 257)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 196,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas W. Chinn and others. (S. 301)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 202,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Ward & Smith. (S. 309)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 283,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John A. Rogers. (S. 419)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 317,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander R. McKee and Johnson Price. (S. 474)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, [No. 317,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander R. McKee and Johnson Price. (S. 478)

Mr. Underwood, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm the location, and to grant a quarter section, of public lands for the county site of Hillsborough county, State of Florida. (S. 210)

Mr. Underwood, from the Select Committee on the Census, to whom was referred the bill (S. 353) to provide for taking the seventh census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, submitted a report, (No. 323,) accompanied by the following bill. A Bill To provide for taking the seventh census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the ... (S. 353)

Mr. Webster, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 165,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Further to carry into effect the provisions and stipulations of the ninth article of the Florida treaty, with respect to certain losses of Spanish subjects in West Florida. (S. 8)

Mr. Wescott, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill For the relief of Bryan Callaghan. (S. 310)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Manuel X. Harmony. (S. 272)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 2,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the administratrix of Elisha L. Keen, deceased. (S. 23)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 66,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Devlin. (S. 148)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee of Claims, submitted the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the obtaining of testimony in relation to claims for losses sustained in the late Florida war. (S. 137)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report [No. 153,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Bancroft Woodcock. (S. 264)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report [No. 154,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To be entitled ''An act for the relief of Obed Hussey.'' (S. 265)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 9,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for additional examining clerks in the Patent Office, and for additional fees in certain cases. (S. 39)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard Bloss and others. (S. 75)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Douglas, late United States attorney for East Florida. (S. 94)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report (No. 52,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Francis Cazeau, late merchant at Montreal. (S. 123)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 13,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Capella, administrator of Andrew Capella, deceased; and for the relief of John Caps, and for the relief of Elijah Pelty and Hannah Pelty his wife, heirs of ... (S. 48)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 51,) accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to ''An act to authorize the Secretary of State to liquidate certain claims therein mentioned,'' passed eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (S. 122)

Mr. Westcott, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, [No. 328,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Amendatory of an act, approved on the twenty-sixth day of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and re-enacted on the seventeenth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-four, ... (S. 489)

Mr. Yulee, from the Commitee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jesse Turner. (S. 79)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read and passed to a second reading, (accompanied by Er. doc. S. No. 66.) A Bill To establish the organization of the marine corps. (S. 341)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Commander James McIntosh. (S. 245)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Michael Hanson. (S. 254)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Renewing certain naval pensions for the term of five years, and extending the benefits of existing laws respecting naval pensions, to engineers, firemen, and coal-heavers, in the navy, and to their widows. (S. 246)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To promote the efficiency of the Navy. (S. 180)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Purser Benjamin J. Cahoone. (S. 109)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Andrew D. Crosby. (S. 42)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain Jesse D. Elliott. (S. 80)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers, seamen and marines, of the brig-of-war Somers. Whereas, The United States brig-of-war Somers was founded at sea, in the offing of the harbor of Vera Cruz, while ... (S. 110)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Brownwell. (S. 88)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William A. Christian. (S. 41)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 29,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the forward officers of the late exploring expedition. (S. 81)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 157,] accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the representatives and sureties of Benjamin F. Hart, late a purser in the United States navy. (S. 267)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the captors of the frigate Philadelphia. (S. 348)

Mr. Yulee, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Marvin, in confirming the title to a tract of land in Florida, granted by the Spanish government to Bernardo Segui, on the twentieth of December, eighteen hundred and fifteen. (S. 67)

Mr. Yulee, from the select committee on the subject, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To promote the efficiency of the military and naval establishment. (S. 340)

Mr.Johnson, of Louisiana, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, [No. 246,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Wormley. (S. 374)

Ordered to be printed as amended. A Bill To extend the benefits of an act, entitled An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and to repeal the acts heretofore passed on that subject, to the wives and children of citizens. (S. 280)

Ordered to be printed. Amended, as proposed by Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, as modified on the motion of Mr. Lewis. Note.--The preamble, and the provisos proposed by Mr. Lewis and accepted by Mr. Davis, being in italics. A Bill To enable the President of the United States to take temporary military occupation of Yucatan. Whereas, an exterminating ... (S. 243)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Ashley to the bill [H. R. 260 1-2] supplemental to the act, entitled ''An act concerning the Supreme Court of the United States,'' approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and forty-four. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 260 1/2)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Benton, to the bill [S. No. 313] to carry into effect certain stipulations of the treaty between the United States of America, and the republic of Mexico, of the second day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Add the following as an additional section: (S. 313)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Borland to the bill [S. 297,] to set apart and sell to Asa Whitney, of New York, a portion of the public lands, to enable him to construct a railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific ocean. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 297)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Bright to the bill (S. No. 59), to establish the territorial government of Oregon. Insert the following as an additional section. (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Butler to the bill (S. 26) to raise for a limited time an additional military force, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 26)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, to the bill [S. 128] to carry into effect certain provisions in the treaties between the United States and China and the Ottoman Porte, giving certain judicial powers to ministers and consuls of the United States in those countries. Strike out all after the ... (S. 128)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, to the bill [S. 367,] to cause the northern boundary of the State of Iowa to be run and marked, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following, and amend the title to read as follows: a bill to ascertain and mark the northern boundary of the ... (S. 367)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Douglas to the bill (S. 350) for the admission of California into the Union as a State. Add the following sections: (S. 350)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Douglas to the bill [S. 350,] for the admission of California into the Union as a State. Strike out all after the enacting clause and substitute the following: (S. 350)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Douglas to the bill [S. 352,] to make compensation for the transportation of troops and supplies, for a limited time, over the isthmus of Panama, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 352)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Downs to the bill (S. 282,) for the better organization of the district court of the United States within the State of Louisiana. (S. 282)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Downs, to the bill (S. 350) for the admission of California into the Union as a State viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 350)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Foote to the bill (S. 350,) for the admission of California into the Union as a State. Add the following section: (S. 350)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Hannegan, as a substitute for the intended amendment of Mr. Underwood, to the bill [S. 59] to establish the territorial government of Oregon. (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Niles, to the bill [S. 289] to reduce the rates of postage, and for other purposes. (S. 289)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Turney to the bill (S. 350,) for the admission of California into the Union as a State. Strike out all after the words ''United States,'' in the third line of section first, to the word ''shall'' in the twelfth line, and insert the following: (S. 350)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Underwood, as a substitute for a former amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill [S. 59] to establish the territorial government of Oregon. (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Underwood, to the amendment intended to be proposed by Mr. Bright to the bill (S. No. 59) to establish the territorial government of Oregon. Add at the end of Mr. Bright's intended amendment, the following: (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Underwood, to the amendment intended to be proposed by Mr. Bright to the bill (S. No. 59) to establish the territorial government of Oregon. Add at the end of Mr. Brights intended amendment, the following: (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Dix, to the bill [S. No. 243,] to enable the President of the United States to take temporary military occupation of Yucatan, viz: strike out all the first section after the enacting clause, and insert the following. (S. 243)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Foote to the amendments reported by the Select Committee, to whom was referred the bill, (S 297,) to set apart and sell to Asa Whitney, of New York, a portion of the public lands, to enable him to construct a railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific ocean. Add the following proviso: (S. 297)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Foote to the bill (S. No. 59) to establish the territorial government of Oregon. (S. 59)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Sevier, to the bill [Senate No. 19,] to divide the district of Arkansas into two Judicial Districts. [Strike out all after the first section, and insert:] (S. 19)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Yulee to the bill [S. No. 107] for the relief of George Center. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 107)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Breese to bill [S. 120] to repeal a part of the act, entitled ''An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights.'' [Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert:] (S. 120)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Hannegan to the bill [S. 12] authorizing persons to whom reservations of land have been made under certain Indian treaties to alienate the same in fee. [Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert:] (S. 12)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Proposed by Mr. Pearce to the bill [S. 33] authorizing the payment of interest upon the advances made by the State of Alabama, for the use of the United States government in the suppression of the Creek Indian hostilities, of eighteen hundred and thirty-six and eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, in Alabama. Add the ... (S. 33)

Ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Amendment Of the House of Representatives to the bill; [S. 27,] supplementary to the act, entitled ''An act to regulate the exercise of the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in certain cases, and for other purposes.'' [Strike out all after the word ''That'' where it first occurs, and insert the ... (S. 27)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Claims. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Paul Jones. (S. 1)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Jeanette C. Huntington, widow and sole executrix of William D. Cheever, deceased. (S. 43)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To provide for the purchase of the manuscript papers of the late James Madison, former President of the United States. (S. 31)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Giddings, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph and Lindley Ward. (H.R. 56)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the Secretary of the Navy to settle certain accounts of officers of the Navy, who have been required to act as pursers of the vessels of which they were placed ... (H.R. 58)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of George Fisher, deceased. (S. 25)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To authorize the settlement of the account of Joseph Nourse, deceased: (S. 64)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the said Committee, reported the same back with an amendment, and it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. The committee, propose to strike out those words in [brackets,] and insert those in italics. An Act For the relief of Samuel Grice. (S. 161)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the said Committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. The Committee propose to strike out the words in [brackets] and insert those in italics. An Act For the relief of James F. Sothoron. (S. 129)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Jno. A. Rockwell without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William H. Prentiss. (S. 117)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. John A. Rockwell, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of George Center. (S. 107)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Claims. An Act For the relief of the administratrix of Elisha L. Keen, deceased. (S. 23)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Concerning certain collection districts, and for other purposes. (S. 5)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Strike out the words in [brackets,] and insert the word in italics. An Act Making an appropriation for removing obstructions in ... (S. 47)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported from the said Committee by Mr. Grinnell, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To provide for the repair and improvement of the dam at the head of Cumberland island, in the Ohio river. (S. 201)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Truman Smith, from the said committee, reported the same back with amendment; and the said bill and amendment were left upon the Speaker's table, and ordered to be printed. An Act To provide for carrying into effect the fifth article of the treaty between the United States and the ... (S. 343)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Truman Smith, from the said committee, reported the same back with amendments; and the said bill and amendments were left upon the Speaker's table, and ordered to be printed. The said committee propose to insert the words in italics. A Bill To carry into effect certain stipulations ... (S. 313)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Truman Smith, from the same Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of John Black, late consul of the United States at the city of Mexico. (S. 82)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Mr. Buckner, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas Talbot and others. (S. 45)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Mr. Fulton, from the said Committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To extend the provisions of existing pension laws to the enlisted men of the ordnance corps of the United States Army. (S. 124)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Mr. Fulton, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Christopher Cunningham. (S. 213)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To promote the filling up of vacancies in the volunteer corps now in the service of the United States. (S. 57)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To provide clothing for volunteers in the service of the United States. (S. 38)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To raise, for a limited time, an additional military force. (S. 26)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Botts,from the said committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. The committee propose to strike out the words in [brackets] and insert those in italics. An Act For ascertaining and paying ... (S. 158)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Marvin, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Charles L. Dell. (S. 51)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act For the relief of Joseph Wilson. (S. 2)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act Making an additional appropriation for the dry dock at the Brooklyn navy-yard. (S. 60)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act Providing for the payment of the claim of Walter R. Johnson against the United States. (S. 24)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the said committee, reported the same back with amendments, when it was referred to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Strike out the words in [brackets,] and insert those in italics. An Act To allow further time for satisfying claims for ... (S. 15)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. Stanton, from the said committee, reported the same back with amendments, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Strike out the words in [brackets,] and insert the word in italics. An Act To enable and authorize the accounting officers of the treasury to ... (S. 118)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the same to the House with an amendment, which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. An Act Providing for the appointment of assistant pursers in the navy. (S. 29)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported back without amendment by Mr. T. Butler King, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Providing for the payment of the claim of Walter R. Johnson against the United States. (S. 24)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Patents. Mr. Farrelly, from the said committee, reported the same back, accompanied by an adverse report thereon, when it was laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. An Act To further extend the patent of Jethro Wood. (S. 108)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Mr. Darling, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a committee of the whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs of John Wall, deceased. (S. 176)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Collamer, from the said committee, reported the same back with amendments: the committee propose to strike out those words in [brackets] and insert those in italics. An Act Granting to the State of Illinois the right of way and a donation of public lands for making a railroad connecting ... (S. 95)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Confirming former sales by the State of Illinois of the Ohio saline reservations, and authorizing the sale of the residue of such ... (S. 66)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Putnam, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To compensate John M. Moore. (S. 11)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back by Mr. Garnett Duncan, with amendments, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To authorize the sale of reserved lands, and for other purposes. (S. 207)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the same back with amendments, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act Amending the act, entitled ''An act granting half-pay to widows or orphans, where their ... (S. 62)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Cocke, from the said committee, reported the same back, with an amendment; when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow; the said committee propose to insert the words in italics. An Act Granting a pension to Bethia Healey, widow of George Healey, ... (S. 155)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Mr. Caleb B. Smith, from the Committee on Territories, reported back the same with amendments, accompanied by a report, (No. 132,) which was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of W. B. Slaughter, late Secretary of the Territory of Wisconsin. (S. 49)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported back by Caleb B. Smith, with amendments, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. The committee propose to insert the words in italics, and strike out those in [brackets]. To establish the territorial, government of Minesota. (S. 152)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Supplementary to the act, entitled ''An act to regulate the exercise of the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court III certain cases, and for other purposes.'' (S. 27)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Supplementary to ''An act to authorize the Secretary of State to liquidate certain claims therein mentioned,'' passed ... (S. 122)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Milledge Galphin, executor of the last will and testament of George Galphin, deceased. (S. 40)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Richard Bloss, and others. (S. 75)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Richard S. Coxe. (S. 55)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Taylor, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Peter Capella, administrator of Andrew Capella, deceased; and for the relief of John Capo, and for the relief of Elijah ... (S. 48)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported back by Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, with an amendment, which was agreed to by the House, and as amended committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To authorize notaries public to take and certify oaths, affirmations, and acknowledgments in certain ... (S. 239)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act For the relief of Thomas Rhodes. (S. 28)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Mr. Goggin, from the said Committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. The Committee propose to strike out the words in [brackets] and insert those in italics. An Act For the relief of William B. ... (S. 154)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from said Committee, by Mr. Goggin, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Joseph F. Caldwell. (S. 83)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the said Committee, by Mr. Goggin, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Creed Taylor. (S. 69)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the said Committee, by Mr. Goggin, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Nathaniel Kuykendall. (S. 86)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. The Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads discharged, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House ... (S. 73)

Referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. Reported from the said Committee, with amendments, by Mr. Chapman, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To provide a free communication across the eastern branch of the river Potomac, in the District of Columbia. (S. 164)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. John A. Rockwell, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Columbus Alexander and Theodore Barnard. (S. 173)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the said Committee by Mr. Goggin, with amendments, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To declare the true intent and meaning, so far as respects the franking privilege of members of Congress, of the act approved the first of ... (S. 177)