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Bills and Resolutions, Senate, 33rd Congress

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Agreeably to nonce, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading and ordered to lie on the table. Ordered to be printed. A Bill To regulate navigation to the coast of Africa in vessels owned by citizens of the United States, in certain cases. (S. 407)

Agreeably to notice Mr. Geyer asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with an amendment, viz: insert the word printed in italics. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the ... (S. 631)

Agreeably to notice Mr. Geyer 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 the fourth section. The bill was considered as in Committee of the Whole, the reported amendment agreed to, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill To ... (S. 286)

Agreeably to notice Mr. Hamlin 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 establish the collection districts of Cape Perpetua and Port Orford, in the Territory of Oregon, and to fix the salaries of the officers of the customs therein. (S. 679)

Agreeably to notice Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill Making an appropriation for a steam-dredge on Lake Ontario. (S. 637)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Adams 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 ordered to lie on the table. A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands. (S. 15)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Adams 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 adversely. [See bill S. 173.] A Bill Granting the right of way and a donation of the public lands to the States of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, in aid of ... (S. 21)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Adams, 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 with an amendment; considered as in committee of the whole, the amendment agreed to, the bill postponed to Tuesday next at 1 o'clock, and ordered to be printed as amended. ... (S. 16)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Badger asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill To increase the compensation of the judges of the Supreme Court, and members of both Houses of Congress. (S. 513)

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 Finance. Reported with an amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics. A Bill Allowing a credit, for a limited period, for duties on railroad iron ... (S. 94)

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 Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of M. K. Warrington and C. St. J. Chubb, Executors of Captain Lewis Warrington, and others. (S. 35)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bayard asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Printing, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the public printing, engraving, and binding. (S. 97)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benjamin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 527.) A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Pierre Cazelar, deceased. (S. 495)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benjamin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill Confirming certain land claims in Louisiana, in the Bastrop grant. (S. 23)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benjamin 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 adversely. (See bill S. 173.) A Bill Granting to the State of Louisiana the right of way and a donation of public land, for the purpose of locating and ... (S. 9)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bright asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent. A Bill To provide a site for the construction of a suitable building for the accommodation of the district and circuit courts, and a post office of the United States, at Indianapolis, in the State ... (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 of Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 472.) A Bill For the relief of Lieutenant Colonel Ed. R. S. Canby. (S. 459)

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 an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 64.) A Bill To provide for the surrender of ... (S. 10)

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 with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act for the relief of the inhabitants ... (S. 366)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brodhead asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read and passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. A Bill In addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States. (S. 511)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brodhead asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. Read the second time, considered as in Committee of the Whole, amended, and ordered to be printed as amended. A Bill In addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers ... (S. 511)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brodhead 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. Ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide a place for a post office in the city of Philadelphia, and for the courts of the United States for the eastern district of ... (S. 194)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brodhead 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 Making further provision against counterfeiting the coin of the United States. (S. 75)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brown 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. A Bill To perpetuate pre-emption to actual settlers on the public lands. (S. 201)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Brown 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 with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To perpetuate pre-emption to actual settlers on the ... (S. 201)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Chase asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, ordered to lie on the table, and be printed. A Bill To divide the State of Ohio into two judicial districts, and to provide for holding the district and circuit courts of the United States therein. (S. 47)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Chase 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 Ohio the unsold and unappropriated public lands remaining in that State. (S. 6)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Chase asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To divide the State of Ohio into two judicial districts, and to provide for ... (S. 47)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Clay 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 public lands in alternate sections, to aid in the construction of the Alabama and Tennessee Railroad, from Selma, on the ... (S. 204)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Clay 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. A Bill Amendatory of, and supplementary to, an act approved August four, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, entitled ''An act to graduate and reduce the price of the public ... (S. 526)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Clay 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 with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill to amend an act ... (S. 526)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Clay 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. To settle certain accounts between the United States and the State of Alabama. (S. 543)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dixon asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Discharged and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 216.) A Bill For the relief of Sophia Kirby. (S. 18)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, 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. (See miscellaneous documents No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, and No 5.) A Bill Making a grant of land to the State of Iowa in alternate sections, to aid in the ... (S. 11)

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 all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill for the benefit of citizens ... (S. 92)

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 all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To establish the office of surveyor general of Utah, and to ... (S. 502)

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 Territories. Reported with an amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the substitute as printed in italics. A Bill To organize the Territory of Nebraska. (S. 22)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, 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. (See miscellaneous documents No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, and No. 5.) Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows, ... (S. 11)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, 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: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the words following, in italics. A Bill Granting to the State of Wisconsin land to aid in the ... (S. 110)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Douglas asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent. A Bill To appoint a day, different from the first Monday in December, for the annual meeting of Congress. (S. 397)

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 Military Affairs. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows, printed in italics. A Bill To authorize the sale of reserved lands and for other ... (S. 129)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Everett 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 provide for the accommodation of the Courts of the United States in the District of Massachusetts. (S. 38)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Everett asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words printed in italics. A Bill To recompense the discoverer of practical An‘sthesia. (S. 210)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Everett 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. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words in italics. A Bill To provide for the accommodation of the Courts of the United States in the district of ... (S. 38)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fessenden asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and ordered to be printed. A Bill Making appropriations for the continuation and repair of certain public works in the State of Maine, heretofore commenced under the authority of law. (S. 545)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fish, 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. A Bill To reimburse to the Common Council of New York City, expenditures made for the first regiment of New York volunteers. (S. 17)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fitzpatrick 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. A Bill To authorize the payment of certain claims for depredations and spoliations during the hostilities with the Creek and Seminole Indians, in 1836 and 1837. (S. 43)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fitzpatrick 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. A Bill Granting lands in alternate sections to the State of Alabama, to aid in the construction of a railroad from Beard's Bluff, on the Tennessee river, in said ... (S. 242)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fitzpatrick 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. A Bill Making a grant of land to the State of Alabama, in alternate sections, to aid in the construction of a railroad from the line of Georgia, on the ... (S. 205)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Committee discharged, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report. A Bill Explanatory of ''An act for the relief of ... (S. 24)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported adversely, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill Making an appropriation for the continuation of the breakwater in the harbor of Burlington on Lake Champlain. (S. 525)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed. A Bill Making a grant of public lands to the several States and Territories of the Union for the benefit of indigent insane persons. (S. 44)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a ... (S. 44)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot 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 Authorizing the extension of the Alexandria and Washington Railroad into the District of Columbia. (S. 388)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foot asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Select Committee, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To incorporate the National Pacific Railroad Company. (S. 177)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gass asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz: insert the words printed in italics. A Bill Making appropriations for deepening the channel over the St. Clair flats, and for deepening the channel over the flats of ... (S. 498)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Geyer 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 and insert what follows printed in italics, and amend the title to read ''A bill granting land, in alternate sections to ... (S. 312)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gwin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first time, ordered to lie on the table, and be printed. A Bill To make a donation of the public lands to the State of California for the purpose of constructing a railroad and telegraphic line from the city of San Francisco to the Colorado ... (S. 1)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gwin 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, and adversely. (See bill S. 411.) A Bill To establish a line of steamships from San Francisco, via the Sandwich Islands, to Shanghai, in China. (S. 14)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gwin 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 extension of the pre-emption privilege in the State of California. (S. 124)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gwin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, ordered to lie on the table and be printed. A Bill In addition to an act approved March third, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, and entitled ''An act supplementary to an act entitled 'An act to amend the judicial system of the United ... (S. 402)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Gwin 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. A Bill Making a grant of land to the State of California, to aid in the construction of railroads from San Francisco to San Jose; Benecia to Marysville; Sacramento City, ... (S. 74)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hamlin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported without amendment. A Bill To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first day ... (S. 36)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hamlin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report. A Bill For the relief of Ira Baldwin. (S. 26)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hamlin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 121) A Bill Authorizing the construction ... (S. 60)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hunter asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To graduate the price of the public lands, and for other purposes. (S. 438)

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 Revolutionary Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 319.) A Bill To amend the act approved August 31, 1852, entitled ''An act making further provision for the satisfaction ... (S. 371)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hunter, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed. Reported without amendment. A Bill To extend the Warehousing system by establishing private bonded Warehouses, and for other purposes. (S. 38)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. James asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, and ordered to be printed. A Bill For the relief of the officers and soldiers who served in the Rhode Island brigade in the revolutionary war, their heirs and assigns. (S. 82)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Discharged, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, [No. 395.] A Bill For the relief of Catherine B. Arnold. (S. 254)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military affairs. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 84.) A Bill For the relief of the heirs and representatives of Colonel Alexander G. Morgan. (S. 160)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson 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 with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill granting a ... (S. 41)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson 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 with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a grant ... (S. 40)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, 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. A Bill Granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the State of Arkansas, to aid in the construction of a railroad from a point on the Mississippi, in the ... (S. 40)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson, 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. A Bill Granting the right of way and making a grant of land to the States of Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri, to aid in the construction of a railroad from ... (S. 41)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones of Iowa, 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 an adverse report, (No. 95.) A Bill For the relief of paymasters' clerks who served in Mexico. (S. 105)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones, of Iowa, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 473.) A Bill For the ... (S. 517)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones, of Iowa, 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, with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows printed in italics, and amend the title to read, A bill to authorize ... (S. 422)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, 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 Granting to railroad companies three years in which to pay the duties on iron imported for railroad purposes. (S. 514)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mallory asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment, and adversely. A Bill To repeal certain acts concerning tonnage duty on Spanish vessels. (S. 111)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mallory asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by Mis. Doc. No. 12. A Bill To provide for the establishment of a marine hospital at St. Mark's, in the State of Florida. (S. 99)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mallory 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, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a grant of land to the State ... (S. 98)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mallory 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 establish a land district in the State of Florida, to be called the District of Tampa. (S. 93)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mallory 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 provide for the construction of a suitable building for the accommodation of the district court of the United States at Key West, in the State of ... (S. 174)

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 Pensions. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 90.) A Bill To authorize the payment of invalid pensions in certain cases. (S. 106)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Mason asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act for liquidating and paying certain claims of the State of Virginia.'' (S. 304)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Norris 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 with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics, and amend the title to read--A bill to incorporate the Aid ... (S. 487)

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 Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To provide for the accommodation of the courts of the ... (S. 586)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pettit asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 122.) A Bill Authorizing a patent to be issued to Peter Poncin for certain lands therein described. (S. 199)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pettit asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 154.) A Bill To confirm the claim of Dusuan de la Croix to a lot of land therein described. (S. 257)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pettit 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 States of Indiana and Illinois a portion of the public lands, to aid in the construction of the Indiana and Illinois Central railway. (S. 236)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pratt 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 National Hotel Company of Washington city. (S. 178)

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. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To provide for the surviving officers of the late Texas navy. (S. 211)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the transportation of the mails of the United States upon railroads. (S. 327)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rusk asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To provide for the transportation of ... (S. 327)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Sebastian 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 To amend ''An act to divide the district of Arkansas into two judicial districts, and for other purposes.'' (S. 59)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Sebastian 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: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill giving further time for satisfying ... (S. 63)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the construction of a Military and Postal Railroad through the Territories of the United States lying between the Atlantic States ... (S. 66)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Oak Orchard creek, New York, on Lake Ontario. (S. 638)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Buffalo, New York, on Lake Erie. (S. 639)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Dunkirk, New York, on Lake Erie. (S. 635)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Oswego, New York, on Lake Ontario. (S. 636)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Sodus bay, Cayuga county. New York, on Lake Ontario. (S. 641)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Seward asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Sodus bay, Wayne county, New York, on Lake Ontario. (S. 640)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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 Charles W. Carroll. (S. 456)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To test the practicability and usefulness of I. S. Richardson's atmospheric telegraph. (S. 583)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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 constitute Cairo, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery. (S. 219)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Committee discharged and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 466,) considered as in Committee of the Whole and ordered ... (S. 510)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported without amendment. A Bill To aid the Territory of Minnesota in constructing a railroad for military, postal and other purposes. (S. 138)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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 with an amendment, viz: Insert the sections printed in italics. The bill was considered as in Committee of the Whole, the amendment agreed to, and the further ... (S. 529)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred lo the Committee on Commerce. Reported adversely, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill For continuing the improvement of the harbor of Waukegan, Illinois, on Lake Michigan. (S. 508)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported adversely, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Chicago, in the State of Illinois. (S. 509)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill to establish the office of Surveyor ... (S. 220)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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: Insert the words printed in italics. A Bill To authorize the State of Illinois to select the residue of the lands to which she is entitled under the act of ... (S. 19)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Shields 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: strike cut all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics. A Bill To authorize the sale of Rock Island, in the State of Illinois, ... (S. 195)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported adversely, and accompanied by a report, [No. 274.] A Bill To confirm the claim of John Ervin to a certain tract of land in the Bastrop claim. (S. 263)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows, printed in italics. A Bill To remove obstructions to navigation in the mouth of the Mississippi ... (S. 68)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell 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 To establish a navy yard and depot near the city of New Orleans. (S. 69)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported adversely and accompanied by a report. Recommitted to Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported adversely and accompanied by a report, (No. 346.) A Bill For the relief of John ... (S. 270)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 287.) A Bill For the relief of the Pine Grove Academy, in Louisiana. (S. 237)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell 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 an adverse report, (No. 286.) A Bill For the relief of L. E. L. A. Lawson, sole surviving heiress of General Eleazer W. Ripley, deceased. (S. 317)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported adversely, and accompanied by a report. Recommitted to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported adversely, and accompanied by a report, (No. 343.) A Bill To authorize T. ... (S. 370)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 289.) A Bill To confirm the claim of William H. Henderson and the heirs of Robert Henderson to five hundred acres of land ... (S. 343)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 324.) A Bill For the relief of the assignees or legal representatives of Jacques Moulon. (S. 396)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 349.) A Bill For the relief A. G. Penn. (S. 443)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report (No. 277.) A Bill For the relief of Margaret A. Copley, of the State of Louisiana. (S. 289)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell 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 all alter the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a grant of lands to the State ... (S. 8)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell 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 alter the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a grant of land to the State ... (S. 7)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Slidell 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 adversely. A Bill Granting the right of way and a portion of the public lands to the State of Florida, to aid in the construction of a railroad across the ... (S. 58)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Stuart asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz: insert the words printed in italics. A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbors on Lakes Ontario, Erie, St. Clair, Huron, Superior, and ... (S. 524)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Stuart 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. A Bill Granting the right of way, and making a grant of land to the State of Michigan, to aid in the construction of the Oakland and Ottawa railroad from Pontiac to Lake ... (S. 84)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Stuart 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 with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill making a grant ... (S. 84)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Sumner 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: strikeout all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows, printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill to provide for the execution, by the ... (S. 27)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments. Recommitted to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what ... (S. 96)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To provide for the payment of ... (S. 96)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Finance, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the payment of such creditors of the late republic of Texas as are comprehended in the act of Congress of September nine, eighteen ... (S. 96)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of the Black river, Ohio. (S. 656)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Ashtabula, Ohio. (S. 652)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Cleveland, Ohio. (S. 654)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Conneaut, Ohio. (S. 651)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Fairport, Ohio. (S. 653)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Huron, Ohio. (S. 655)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wade asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Committee discharged. A Bill To continue the improvement of the harbor of Sandusky city, Ohio. (S. 657)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Weller asked, and obtained leave, to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the transportation of the United States mails, in steamships, between San Francisco, California, via the Sandwich Islands and ... (S. 78)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Wright asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To continue the improvements in the harbor of Newark, New Jersey. (S. 530)

Amended, ordered to be engrossed, read the third time, and on the question, Shall the bill pass? Ordered, That it be postponed to, and made the special order for half-past twelve o'clock to-morrow, and be printed. A Bill Authorizing the construction of a line of telegraph from the Mississippi river to the Pacific ocean. (S. 60)

Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Stuart to bill (S. 405) to amend the several acts now in force in relation to the Patent Office. (S. 405)

By unanimous consent Mr. Brodhead obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which wag read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jonas P. Levy and Jose Maria Jarrero. (S. 363)

By unanimous consent, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Territories and ordered to be printed. Ordered, That one thousand additional copies be printed for the use of the Senate. A Bill To establish and organize the Territories of Chah-tah-kee, Muscogee, and ... (S. 221)

M. Benjamin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James H. Smith and Charles Stevens. (S. 494)

Mr. Adams, from the Committee on Retrenchment and Reform, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the third section of the ''act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four,'' and for other ... (S. 122)

Mr. Adams, from the Committee on Retrenchment, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a department of law, to prescribe certain duties of the auditors and comptrollers of the treasury, and for other purposes. (S. 426)

Mr. Adams, from the Committee on Retrenchment, 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 postponed to, and made the special order for Monday, December 18, 1854. Resumed as in Committee of the Whole, amended, ordered to be printed as amended, and ... (S. 426)

Mr. Adams, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, 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 Thomas Rhodes. (S. 300)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 242,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nancy Bowen and Sarah Larabee. (S. 354)

Mr. Allen, 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 Granting bounty land to Elizabeth Summers, widow of Cornelius Summers, a soldier of the late war with Great Britain. (S. 359)

Mr. Allen, 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 John McVey. (S. 360)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 285,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Extending the provisions of the act of the third day of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, to the widows of those who served in the navy of the United States during the war of ... (S. 383)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 294,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Michael Hanson. (S. 389)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 335,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief Sherman Pierce. (S. 419)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 352,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To increase the pension of Patrick C. Miles. (S. 447)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 40,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second. reading. A Bill Increasing the pension of Albert Hart. (S. 132)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 44,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. For the relief of Lavinia Taylor. (S. 133)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Parmelia Slavin, late the wife of John Blue, deceased. (S. 521)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, ( ,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard King. (S. 154)

Mr. Allen, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 184,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Sylvanus Culver. (S. 297)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Public Buildings, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the extension and completion of the treasury building, and also the construction of a building for the War and Navy and Interior Departments. (S. 227)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Public Buildings, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading: A Bill To authorize the enlargement of the General Post Office Building. (S. 535)

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report (No. 518) accompanied by the following bill; which was read the first and second times. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Captain Jesse D. Elliott. (S. 665)

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 358,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Clark. (S. 457)

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 517,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read the first and second times. A Bill For the benefit of the captors of the British brig Caledonia, in the war of eighteen hundred and twelve. (S. 664)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill, which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of E. J. McLane. (S. 244)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander Lee. (S. 253)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Relating to pilotage. (S. 688)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 12,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend the limits of the port of New Orleans. (S. 55)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 25,) 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 William Weeks. (S. 102)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 26,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Confirming a certain land claim in Louisiana known as the Fleurian claim. (S. 103)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 526,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Cephise Piseros, widow of Louis Labranche, of the parish of St. Charles, and State of Louisiana. (S. 673)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 544,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm Joseph Wandestrand in his title to certain lands. (S. 687)

Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 83,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to grant the right of pre-emption to certain purchasers and settlers on the Maison Rouge Grant,'' in the event of a final adjudication of ... (S. 187)

Mr. Benton gave notice of his intention to submit, at a proper time, the following amendment to Senate bill entitled ''An act in addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States.'' Ordered to be printed. Amendment To be offered to the military bounty ... (S. 511)

Mr. Brainerd, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 468,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James T. V. Thompson. (S. 580)

Mr. Brainerd, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 469,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Loranger. (S. 581)

Mr. Brainerd, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 530,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lieutenant Nathan Weeks, deceased. (S. 678)

Mr. Bright, 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 Georgetown Gaslight Company. (S. 166)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John P. McElderry. (S. 176)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, 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 the sureties of Daniel Winslow. (S. 53)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, 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 Asbury Dickins. (S. 230)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, 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 Levi Pierce and Andrew Hodge, jr. (S. 274)

Mr. Brodhead, 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 For the relief of J. Boyd, of Louisiana. (S. 86)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 176,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Rulif Van Brunt. (S. 290)

Mr. Brodhead, 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 For the relief of Jacob Gideon. (S. 87)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 21,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles Cooper and Company. (S. 90)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 254,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Asa Andrews. (S. 362)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 350,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nancy D. Holker, widow and administratrix of John Holker, deceased. (S. 444)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 363,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Elliot Smith, William O. Greene, and Nathan Farnsworth. (S. 466)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 398,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend the provisions of an act entitled ''An act to provide compensation for the services of George Morell in adjusting titles to land in Michigan.'' (S. 522)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 419,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Jane McCrabb, widow of the late Captain John W. McCrabb, Assistant Quartermaster, United States Army. (S. 556)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 49,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard Fitzpatrick. (S. 141)

Mr. Brodhead, 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 Don B. Juan Domercq, a Spanish subject. (S. 142)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 56,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Isaac Varn, senior. (S. 152)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 8,) accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Cornelius McCaullay. (S. 51)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Claims, submitted a report, (No. 9,) accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary E. D. Blancy, widow of the late Major George Blaney. (S. 52)

Mr. Brodhead, 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 Joseph Gonder, junior, and John Duff. (S. 71)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 232,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Nock. (S. 349)

Mr. Brodhead, from the Select Committee, to whom was referred the bill (S. 499) to establish a Board of Commissioners for the examination and adjustment of private claims, reported the following bill, which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a court for the investigation of claims against the United States. (S. 523)

Mr. Brown, 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 the representatives of Joseph Watson, deceased. (S. 224)

Mr. Brown, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 165,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Amos Kendall and John E. Kendall. (S. 280)

Mr. Brown, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 190,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Erwin, of Arkansas, and others. (S. 306)

Mr. Brown, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 422,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Rogers. (S. 557)

Mr. Butler, 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 George W. Harris. (S. 431)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 368,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. H. F. Thornton, Lawrence Taliaferro, and Hay T. Taliaferro, sureties of D. M. F. Thornton, late a purser in the navy of the United States. (S. 471)

Mr. Butler, 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 For the relief of John G. Camp. (S. 145)

Mr. Butler, 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 Samuel H. Hempstead. (S. 146)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 53,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Thomas Chapman, formerly collector of the port of Georgetown, South Carolina. (S. 147)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred so much of the President's Message as related to the judiciary system of the United States, and the report of the Attorney General on the same subject, have had the same under consideration, and ask leave to report the following bill; which was read and passed to a second ... (S. 332)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report (No. 333,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Isaac Swain. (S. 424)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 360,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Israel Ketcham. (S. 464)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 380,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Gad Humphreys. (S. 484)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report (No. 5,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Major Caleb Swan, deceased. (S. 33)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, 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 Gideon Hotchkiss. (S. 260)

Mr. Chase, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, 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 the heirs of the late Uri Emmons. (S. 310)

Mr. Clay asked and by unanimous consent 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, (No. 204.) A Bill For the relief of Thomas Snodgrass. (S. 203)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 14,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Hodges and Lansdale, and of the legal representatives of Rinaldo Johnson, and of Ann E. Johnson, deceased. (S. 61)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Benedict J. Heard. (S. 198)

Mr. Clay, 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 William Miller. (S. 281)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 229,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill In addition to an act entitled ''An act to continue half-pay to certain widows and orphans.'' (S. 347)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 233,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To increase the pensions of seamen and marines. (S. 350)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 296,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting an increase of pension to Mrs. Frances Smith, of South Carolina. (S. 392)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 380,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Brown. (S. 381)

Mr. Clay, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 483,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Restoring Joshua Mercer to the roll of invalid pensioners. (S. 597)

Mr. Clayton, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the more effectual suppression of the slave trade in American built vessels. (S. 416)

Mr. Clayton, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 266,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill In favor of Charles D. Arfwedson. (S. 372)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert C. Thompson, only surviving child and legal representative of William Thompson, deceased, formerly a Brigadier General in the army of the revolutionary war. (S. 338)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. Recommitted to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert the word printed in italics. A Bill For the relief of Robert C. Thompson, only ... (S. 338)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, 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 Eliza M. Evans. (S. 337)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 241,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the representative of Henry King, deceased. (S. 353)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 269,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read a.nd passed to a second reading. A Bill Relative to the accounts of General Stephen Moylan. (S. 375)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary 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 the heirs of Captain Joshua Chamberlain, deceased. (S. 398)

Mr. Cooper, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 304,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of James Bell, deceased. (S. 399)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report (No. 355,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Brevet Brigadier General John B. Walbach, of the United States Army. (S. 453)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No 479,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the erection of a suitable building for the care and preservation of the ordnance, arms, and accoutrements of the volunteers and militia of the District of ... (S. 592)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 136,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Harris, of Georgia. (S. 248)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, 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 executrix of the late Brevet Colonel A. C. W. Fanning, of the United States army. (S. 206)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting certain additional powers to the corporation of Washington. (S. 214)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Incorporating the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute, for the promotion of manufactures, commerce, and the mechanic arts. (S. 578)

Mr. Dawson, 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 Columbia Wood Gas Company. (S. 574)

Mr. Dawson, 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 National Monument Society. (S. 693)

Mr. Dawson, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill In relation to the Alexandria and Washington Railroad Company. (S. 561)

Mr. Dixon asked and by unanimous consent obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To provide for taking charge of the Louisville and Portland Canal, ... (S. 434)

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Confirmatory of certain School Selections. (S. 333)

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To relinquish certain lands to the city of Dubuque, in the State of Iowa. (S. 164)

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times. A Bill To prevent officers and persons engaged in the management and sale of the public lands from being concerned in the purchase of those lands, and for other purposes. (S. 681)

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until to-morrow. A Bill To change the boundaries of the land districts in the State of Iowa, and for other purposes. (S. 621)

Mr. Dodge, of Iowa, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 1,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Mitchell. (S. 29)

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Changing the appropriation for the erection of a building in the city of Milwaukie for a custom-house, post office, and the United States courts. (S. 550)

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To constitute Dubuque, in the State of Iowa, a port of delivery. (S. 207)

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To constitute Keokuk, in the State of Iowa, a port of delivery. (S. 247)

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend the limits of the collection district of Milwaukie, in the State of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. (S. 246)

Mr. Dodge, of Wisconsin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To constitute Rock Island, in the State of Illinois, a port of delivery. (S. 548)

Mr. Douglas asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the select committee appointed on the subject, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To authorize and facilitate the construction of a Northern, a Southern, and a Central Pacific railroad and magnetic telegraph through the ... (S. 537)

Mr. Douglas asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the select committee appointed on the subject, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill To authorize and ... (S. 537)

Mr. Douglas, from the Committee on Territories, submitted the following Amendment To bill (S. 22,) ''To organize the Territory of Nebraska,'' viz: strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the following: (S. 22)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 263,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend a patent heretofore granted to John Shly, of the State of Georgia. (S. 367)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, 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 George G. Bishop, and the legal representatives of John Arnold, deceased. (S. 151)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report (No. 250,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Frederic Vincent, administrator of James le Caze, survivor of Le Caze and Mallet. (S. 361)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary 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 Phineas M. Nightingale, administrator of the estate of General Nathaniel Greene, deceased. (S. 415)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 470,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Richard Kidder Meade, deceased. (S. 582)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 514,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading A Bill For the relief of Maria Stevenson, widow of George Stevenson, deceased. (S. 647)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 515,) 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 Captain John De Treville, deceased. (S. 649)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 81,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Samuel Prioleau, deceased. (S. 185)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 82,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the final settlement of the claims of the officers of the revolutionary army, and of the widows and orphan children of those who died in the service. (S. 186)

Mr. Everett, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 109,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For settling the claim of the legal representatives of Richard W. Meade, deceased. (S. 215)

Mr. Everett, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 172,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To make compensation to John Bozman Kerr, for diplomatic services in Central America. (S. 282)

Mr. Everett, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 215,) 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. 336)

Mr. Fessenden, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 207,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Obed Hussey. (S. 328)

Mr. Fessenden, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 409) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Cyrus H. McCormick. (S. 409)

Mr. Fish asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read the first and second times, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill To remit certain penalties in favor of passenger vessels. (S. 532)

Mr. Fish, 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 captors of the frigate Philadelphia. (S. 116)

Mr. Fish, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report (No. 3,) accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Purser Francis B. Stockton. (S. 31)

Mr. Fish, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, 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 Thomas Marston Taylor. (S. 30)

Mr. Fish, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 4,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Gideon. (S. 32)

Mr. Fish, from the Select Committee appointed on the subject, submitted a report, (No. 386,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the better protection of life and health on board of passenger ships. (S. 489)

Mr. Fish, from the select committee appointed on the subject, submitted a report, [No. 386,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Read the second time, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and referred to a select committee. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, ... (S. 489)

Mr. Fitzpatrick asked, and, by unanimous consent, obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a report, (No. 65.) A Bill To relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States to a certain reservation therein mentioned, ... (S. 153)

Mr. Foot, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 114,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary Carlton. (S. 223)

Mr. Foot, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 23,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary C. Hamilton. (S. 100)

Mr. Foot, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 24,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the children of the late Lieutenant Michael Everly, a revolutionary officer. (S. 101)

Mr. Foot, 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 Rebecca Freeman. (S. 108)

Mr. Foot, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 435,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting bounty-land to Susan Palmer. (S. 564)

Mr. Geyer, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 351,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Madalena Van Ness, widow of Cornelius P. Van Ness, deceased. (S. 445)

Mr. Gwin asked, and by unanimous consent 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 with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert what follows printed in italics, and amend the title to read: A bill to establish a ... (S. 588)

Mr. Gwin asked, and by unanimous consent 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, with amendments, viz: amend the title by striking out the words within [brackets], and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To establish a semi-monthly [line of ... (S. 588)

Mr. Gwin asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, ordered to lie on the table, and be printed, (accompanied by Mis. Doc. No. 15.) A Bill To complete the fortifications at Fort Point and on Alcatras island, in the harbor of San Francisco, in the ... (S. 659)

Mr. Gwin, 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 pieces of the value respectively of ten eagles and five eagles, and for other purposes. (S. 380)

Mr. Gwin, 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 Dr. S. R. Addison, passed assistant surgeon in the United States navy. (S. 295)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the compensation of James W. Low, and others, for the capture of the British private armed schooner, Ann, during the late war with Great Britain. (S. 143)

Mr. Gwin, 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 Captain Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (S. 481)

Mr. Gwin, 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 T. P. McBlair. (S. 144)

Mr. Gwin, 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 Robert Joyner. (S. 302)

Mr. Gwin, 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 and seamen of the United States schooner Grampus, who were lost in that vessel in March, eighteen hundred and forty-three, near the coast of the United States. (S. 113)

Mr. Gwin, 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 P. S. Sanger. (S. 169)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the construction of six steam-frigates, and for other purposes. (S. 226)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 365,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lewis Warrington, Jr. (S. 469)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 454,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Guest, a lieutenant in the United States navy. (S. 570)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 461,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Oscar F. Johnston, a passed midshipman in the United States navy. (S. 573)

Mr. Gwin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 528,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles J. Swelt. (S. 676)

Mr. Gwin, from the Select Committee appointed on the subject, reported the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the special order for Monday, March 27, 1854. A Bill For the construction of a railroad from the valley of the Mississippi to the Pacific ocean. (S. 273)

Mr. Gwin, from the Select Committee appointed on the subject, reported the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the special order for Monday, March 27, 1854. Considered as in Committee of the Whole, amended, and ordered to be printed as amended. Mr. Gwin proposes to amend the title ... (S. 273)

Mr. Gwin, from the Select Committee appointed on the subject, reported the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the special order for Monday, March 27, 1854. Ordered to be printed. A Bill For the construction of a railroad from the valley of the Mississippi to the Pacific ocean. (S. 273)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading, A Bill Constituting San Pedro, in the State of California, a port of entry and delivery. (S. 200)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to sell revenue cutters Ingham and Harrison, and to build or purchase four other small boats for the revenue service of the lakes. (S. 674)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Creating a collection district in the State of California. (S. 403)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the better preservation of life and property from vessels shipwrecked on the coasts of the United States. (S. 393)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel Bray. (S. 322)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making Brunswick, in the State of Georgia, a port of entry, and for other purposes. (S. 112)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the erection of a marine hospital building at Pensacola, in the State of Florida. (S. 385)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To annex the towns of Clinton and Westbrook to the collection district of New Haven, in the State of Connecticut. (S. 384)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the issue of registers to vessels owned by the ''Accessory Transit Company.'' (S. 180)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 243,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Dennett, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (S. 356)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 7,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Noah Miller, of Lincolnville, in the State of Maine, and for the relief of other persons. (S. 50)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Printing, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the payment for the printing of the returns of the Seventh Census, and for the paper purchased for said printing. (S. 123)

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 191,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas C. Nye. (S. 307)

MR. Hamlin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, 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 Ira Day, of Vermont. (S. 209)

Mr. Hunter, by unanimous consent, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and ordered to be printed. A Bill To graduate the price of the public lands, and for other purposes. (S. 293)

Mr. Hunter, by unanimous consent, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the sale of certain portions of the public lands, to the States within which they lie, for the purpose of constructing railroads and canals. (S. 294)

Mr. Hunter, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel P. Todd. (S. 594)

Mr. James, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the several acts now in force relating to the Patent Office. (S. 405)

Mr. James, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. Recommitted to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To amend the several acts now in ... (S. 405)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 142,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Claude Jones. (S. 250)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, 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 Mrs. Sally T. B. Cochrane, widow of the late Lieutenant R. E. Cochrane, United States army. (S. 189)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill, (as a substitute for bill S. 9 and S. 21,) which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making a grant of land to the States of Louisiana and Mississippi, to aid in the construction of certain railroads in said States. (S. 173)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Allowing exchanges of, and granting additional, school lands in the several States which contain public lands. (S. 287)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Public Lands, 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 Mark Bean and Richard H. Bean, of Arkansas. (S. 272)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 162,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Theresa Dardenne, widow of Abraham Dardenne, deceased, and their children. (S. 277)

Mr. Johnson, from the Committee on Territories, submitted a report, (No. 379,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to, and made the special order for 15th December next. A Bill To establish and organize the Territories of Chel-o-kee, Muscogee, and Chah-ta. (S. 483)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mrs. J. Josephine McClellan. (S. 677)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading; (accompanied by a printed document marked Rep. Com. No. 356.) A Bill For the relief of the widow of James C. Batchelder, who was killed while assisting the United States Marshal for the District of Massachusetts in the ... (S. 449)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed until Monday next. A Bill For the further relief of the surviving officers, non-commissioned officers, soldiers, and seamen, who served in the war of the revolution. (S. 672)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report (No. 542) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lemuel Worster. (S. 685)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 133,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Wormsley. (S. 241)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 147,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the Commissioner of Pensions to increase invalid pensions, in certain cases. (S. 258)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 160,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Andrew J. Dickerhoff. (S. 275)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 161,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Ann W. Angus. (S. 276)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 219,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Sarah Crandall. (S. 340)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 244,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Urban Stoll. (S. 357)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 35,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Pamela Brown, widow of Major General Jacob Brown, deceased. (S. 121)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 445,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Levi C. Harris. (S. 569)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 480,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Directing the payment of arrearages of pension due Simon Smith, deceased, late a pensioner of the United States, to his heirs-at-law. (S. 593)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 485,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Michael Hennessy, of Platte county, Missouri. (S. 602)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 494,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William S. Oliver. (S. 622)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 543,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Irene G. Scarritt. (S. 686)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 549,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Anthony Phelps, of Hardin county, State of Kentucky. (S. 691)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 550,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Daniel Doland. (S. 692)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, 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 Thomas B. Parsons. (S. 191)

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, 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 Amos Knapp. (S. 192)

Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a western arsenal at Memphis, in the State of Tennessee, and for other purposes. (S. 314)

Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 193,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of A. G. Bennett. (S. 308)

Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 482,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. B. and P. Faribault, of the Minnesota Territory. (S. 596)

Mr. Jones, of Tennessee, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 499,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading A Bill For the relief of Whitemarsh B. Seabrook, Joseph Whaley, and others, officers and members of the Edisto Island Company, of the State of South Carolina. (S. 629)

Mr. Mallory asked, and, by unanimous consent, 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 amend the ''Act requiring foreign regulations of commerce to be laid annually before Congress,'' approved sixteenth of August, eighteen hundred and ... (S. 482)

Mr. Mallory asked, and, by unanimous consent, 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 constitute Palatka and Bayport, in the State of Florida, ports of delivery, respectively. (S. 179)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 498,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lieutenant Frederick Chatard, United States navy. (S. 627)

Mr. Mallory, 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 Passed Midshipmen George P. Welsh and Clark H. Wells. (S. 183)

Mr. Mallory, 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 Pember. (S. 114)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting to Jasper Strong, George Terrill, and their associates, the right of way for a railroad through the reserved lands near the navy yard, Pensacola, in the State of Florida. (S. 428)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To improve the naval service. (S. 376)

Mr. Mallory, 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 Foxhall A. Parker, of the United States Navy. (S. 429)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; winch was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Samuel Mickum. (S. 115)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report (No. 39,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Hiram Paulding. (S. 128)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, 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 Captain Philip F. Voorhees, United States Navy. (S. 212)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 108,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Otway H. Berryman. (S. 213)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval 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 Commander G. I. Pendergrast. (S. 218)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 366,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Increasing the pay of certain officers of revenue cutters while serving in the navy of the United States. (S. 470)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 366,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Increasing the pay of certain officers of revenue cutters, while serving in the navy of the United States. (S. 470)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 443,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To compensate Lieutenant Mathew F. Maury, United States navy, for his Wind and Current Charts and Sailing Directions. (S. 567)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 511,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Captain James Mc McIntosh, of the United States navy. (S. 644)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 512,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the removal of obstructions from Sackett's harbor. (S. 645)

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 513,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of G. A. Magruder, Commander in the United States Navy. (S. 646)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted & report, (No. 371,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Horatio J. Perry. (S. 473)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report (No. 373,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George W. Lippitt. (S. 475)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report (No. 387,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Betsey W. Eve. (S. 490)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report (No. 521,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Parker and Horatio J. Perry. (S. 667)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 292,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making provision for the relief of destitute citizens of the United States in foreign countries. (S. 386)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 293,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George M. Farnum, commercial agent at Port Louis. (S. 387)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 345,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William K. Jennings and others. (S. 442)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 347,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lieutenant W. D. Porter. (S. 441)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 353,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Rich. (S. 450)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 354,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert C. Schenck and John S. Pendleton. (S. 451)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 357,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John P. Brown. (S. 454)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 372,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert M. Walsh. (S. 474)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 374,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Henry Savag. (S. 476)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 375,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. B. Holman. (S. 477)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 376,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Parker. (S. 478)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 377,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Graham. (S. 479)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 378,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Ferdinand Coxe. (S. 480)

Mr. Mason, From the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 388,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. A Bill For the relief of Samuel A. Belden and Company. (S. 491)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 520,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Commodore M. C. Perry. (S. 666)

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 534,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George P. Marsh. (S. 680)

Mr. Mason, 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 an insurance company in the city of Washington. (S. 452)

Mr. Morton, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, 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 John W. Kelly. (S. 365)

Mr. Norris, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making an appropriation for the repairs of the ''long bridge'' across the Potomac river, in the city of Washington. (S. 433)

Mr. Norris, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To enable the United States to take lands and materials necessary for the construction of the Washington aqueduct within the District of Columbia. (S. 172)

Mr. Norris, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, submitted a report, (No. 381,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William B. Kibbey. (S. 486)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Respecting the Executive Departments, and to distribute the settlement of claims and accounts among the accounting officers of the Treasury. (S. 400)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To remit or refund duties upon goods, wares and merchandise destroyed by fire. (S. 591)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Finance, submitted a report, (No. 177,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Horace Southmayd and son. (S. 291)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Finance, submitted a report, (No. 189,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To direct a re-examination of the account between the United States and the Stale of Maryland. (S. 305)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 111,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Smith. (S. 216)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 130,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Conrad Wheat, Jr., or his legal representatives. (S. 234)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 183,) accompanied, by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Manuel Hernandez. (S. 296)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 185,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jean Baptiste Beaubien. (S. 299)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 208) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas D. Jennings. (S. 329)

Mr. Pettit from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 209,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Juan M. Luco and Jose L. Luco. (S. 330)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report (No. 541) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplemental to an act entitled ''An act to ascertain and settle the private land claims in the State of California,'' approved March third, eighteen hundred and fifty-one. (S. 684)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land 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 John S. Wilson. (S. 222)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 214,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Francois Cousin. (S. 334)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 332,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Gaston T. Raoul. (S. 423)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 342,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of William Turvin, deceased. (S. 439)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 481,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard Albritton. (S. 595)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 522,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert Graham. (S. 668)

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 68,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Campau. (S. 167)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 13,) accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. For the relief of the legal representatives of Dr. William Somerville, deceased. (S. 56)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 164,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Hezekiah Miller. (S. 279)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 178,) 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. 292)

Mr. Pratt, 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 William G. Ridgely. (S. 88)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 20,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Captain William G. Williams. (S. 89)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 203,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Crown. (S. 326)

Mr. Pratt, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill, which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, postponed until to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To incorporate the Pioneer Manufacturing Company of Georgetown, D. C. (S. 49)

Mr. Rusk asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the select committee on the subject of a railroad from the Mississippi valley to the Pacific Ocean, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the transportation of the mails, troops, seamen, military and naval stores, ... (S. 542)

Mr. Rusk, 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 establish a post road. (S. 284)

Mr. Rusk, 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 provide for the greater security of valuable letters conveyed in the mails of the United States. (S. 648)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 152,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert Jemison and Benjamin Williamson. (S. 265)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, 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 Almanzon Huston. (S. 266)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 173,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Llewellyn Washington. (S. 283)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 210,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the estate of Isaac L. Battle. (S. 331)

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, submitted a report, (No. 510,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard S. Coxe. (S. 643)

Mr. Sebastian, 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 Susan Coody, and others. (S. 233)

Mr. Sebastian, 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 Theodore E. Elliott. (S. 161)

Mr. Sebastian, 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 Senna Factor. (S. 136)

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report (No. 341,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Shaw. (S. 437)

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 295,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Overton Love and John Guest, of the Chickasaw Nation. (S. 390)

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 the heirs and representatives of Uriah Prewitt, deceased. (S. 72)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee of Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 78.) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Butler. (S. 182)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the issue of a register to the Russian built ship ''Aina.'' (S. 577)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read the first and second times. A Bill Making appropriations for the repair, preservation, and completion of certain harbors on the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts. (S. 690)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 77,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the purchase of the copyright of a work published by Thomas H. Sumner, wherein he describes his new method of ascertaining a ship's position at sea. (S. 181)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom the subject was referred, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To regulate the carriage of passengers in steamships and other vessels. (S. 669)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 70,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of W. R. Nevins. (S. 171)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 228,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs-at-law of William Van Wart, deceased. (S. 346)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 330,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Abraham Cutter. (S. 421)

Mr. Seward, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill; (as a substitute for bills S. 14 and S. 78,) which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a line of steam mail ships between San Francisco, in California, and Shanghia, in China, touching at the Sandwich islands and Japan. (S. 411)

Mr. Seward, from the Post Office and Post Roads reported the following bill; (as a substitute for bills S. 14 and S. 78,) which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a line of steam mail ships between San Francisco, in California, and Shanghia, in China, touching at the Sandwich islands and Japan. (S. 411)

Mr. Shields from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and paused to a second reading. A Bill To increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes. (S. 118)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the increase and better organization of the army, and for other purposes. (S. 518)

Mr. Shields, 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 Captain Langdon C. Easton, Assistant Quarter master United States army. (S. 188)

Mr. Shields, 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 Lieutenant James Totten, of the United States army. (S. 571)

Mr. Shields, 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 officers and soldiers of the United States army who sustained loss by the disasters to the steamships ''Winfield Scott'' and ''San Francisco.'' (S. 463)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the suppression of Indian hostilities. Whereas, the peace and security of the frontiers of the United States, and of their routes of emigration, demand the prompt and effective chastisement of outrages recently ... (S. 558)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To promote the efficiency of the army by retiring disabled officers. (S. 120)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To regulate the pay and increase the efficiency of the army of the United States, and for other purposes. (S. 119)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. Read the second time and recommitted to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows printed in italics. A Bill For the increase and ... (S. 518)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report (No. 497) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Colonel Simeon Knight, late of the United States army. (S. 626)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 123,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas S. Russell. (S. 229)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 132,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Edwards and others. (S. 240)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 174,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Brigadier General Richard B. Mason. (S. 285)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 201,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the ''Tampico Volunteers.'' (S. 323)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, 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 Seneca G. Simmons. (S. 324)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 218,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making provision to compensate agents for paying pensions, and prescribing the time and manner of settling their accounts. (S. 339)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 264,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Captain Charles G. Merchant. (S. 368)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 403,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jacob Dodson. (S. 538)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 405,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Lieutenants John C. McFerran and Samuel D. Sturgis, of the United States Army. (S. 539)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 412,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles McCormick, Assistant Surgeon in the United States army. (S. 546)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 430,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Alexander Randall, executor of Colonel Daniel Randall, late deputy paymaster general of the United States in Mexico. (S. 562)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 455,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James G. Benton, E. B. Babbitt, and James Longstreet, of the United States army. (S. 572)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 496) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of A. S. Robinson, cashier of the Bank of the State of Missouri, at St. Louis. (S. 625)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 539,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of A. S. Bender. (S. 682)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Dempsey Pittman. (S. 168)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Simeon Stedman. (S. 506)

Mr. Shields, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Richard M. Bouton, George Wright, and the widow of Marvin W. Fisher. (S. 62)

Mr. Slidell, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report (No. 335,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Recommitted to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported with an amendment, viz: insert the words printed in italics; and accompanied by a report, (No. 364.) A Bill For the relief ... (S. 430)

Mr. Slidell, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report (No. 362,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Puig, Mir, & Co., of New Orleans. (S. 465)

Mr. Slidell, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, 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 claimants of the private armed brig General Armstrong. (S. 268)

Mr. Slidell, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, submitted a report, (No. 545,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relinquishment to the State of Kentucky of the stock held by the United States in the Louisville and Portland Canal Company, with a view of making that canal free; and ... (S. 689)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 433,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jeremiah Moors. (S. 563)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (S. 524) ''making appropriations for the improvement of the harbors on Lakes Ontario, Erie, St. Clair, Huron, Superior, and Michigan,'' and instructions ''to report a bill with specific appropriations for the several harbors of other works on the lakes mentioned in the bill ... (S. 671)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 279,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the Commissioner of Patents to grant an extension of a patent to Samuel Colt, a citizen of the United States, for an improvement in fire arms. (S. 379)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, submitted a report, (No. 63,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. An Act For the relief of Hiram Moore and John Hascall. (S. 162)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 58,) 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 Jonathan Kearsley, late receiver of public moneys at Detroit, and of John Biddle, late register of the land office at that ... (S. 156)

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 59,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To enable the United States to make use of the solar compass in the public surveys. (S. 157)

Mr. Sumner, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 299,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Amey, (colored man.) (S. 395)

Mr. Sumner, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 509,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To continue half-pay to Mrs. Lewright Browning for a further term of five years. (S. 642)

Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky, from the Committee on Private Land Claims submitted a report, (No. 143,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the legal representatives of Antoine Vasquez, Hypolite Vasquez, Joseph Vasquez, and John Colligan, to enter certain lands in Missouri. (S. 251)

Mr. Thompson, of New Jersey, 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 Myerle. (S. 158)

Mr. Toombs, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a, report, (No. 227,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Calvin B. Seymore and Willard Boynton, surviving partner of the firm of W. and H. Boynton. (S. 345)

Mr. Toombs, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To fix the salaries of the justices of the Supreme Court, judges of the district courts of the United States, and the judge of the Orphans' Court of the District of Columbia. (S. 527)

Mr. Toucey, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a circuit court of the United States in and for the State of California. (S. 589)

Mr. Toucey, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To protect officers, and other persons, acting under the authority of the United States. (S. 675)

Mr. Toucey, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To repeal the act therein named relating to naturalization, passed June twenty-two, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (S. 628)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, 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 Priscilla C. Simonds. (S. 54)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 120,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Isaac Cook and others. (S. 225)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 125,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Metcalf. (S. 231)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 197,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Michael Nourse. (S. 311)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 222,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Darby. (S. 342)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 265,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Colonel John Anderson. (S. 369)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 359,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Ephraim Hunt. (S. 460)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 400,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William P. Young. (S. 533)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 467,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Jabez B. Rooker, deceased. (S. 579)

Mr. Wade, 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 Lieutenant A. J., Williamson. (S. 165)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 76,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Bronson. (S. 175)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee of 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 John Devlin. (S. 208)

Mr. Wade, from the Committee on Claims, 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 legal representatives of Daniel Loomis, deceased. (S. 109)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 323,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the chiefs, headmen, and warriors of the friendly Creek Indians engaged in the war of eighteen hundred and fourteen. (S. 417)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a portion of the public lands to the State of Wisconsin, to aid in the construction of a railroad and branch road in said State. (S. 149)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a portion of the public lands to the State of Wisconsin, to aid in the construction of a railroad in said State. (S. 150)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 148,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the State of Wisconsin to select the residue of the lands to which she is entitled under the act of eighth of August, eighteen hundred and forty-six, for the improvement ... (S. 259)

Mr. Weller asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and ordered to be printed: A Bill Providing for an express mail overland from St. Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco, California. (S. 623)

Mr. Weller, from the Committee of Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 144,) accompanied by 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. 252)

Mr. Weller, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 151,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Francisco Lope Urriza. (S. 264)

Mr. Weller, 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 Amos B. Eaton, a commissary of subsistence in the United States army. (S. 553)

Mr. Weller, from the Committee on Military Affairs, 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 Mrs. Helen Mackay, administratrix of Lieutenant Colonel ’neas Mackay, late a deputy quartermaster in the United States army. (S. 170)

Mr. Weller, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 417,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Dr. William P. Buel. (S. 551)

Mr. Weller, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, [No. 418,] accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George W. Torrence. (S. 552)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 163,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Henry La Reintrie. (S. 278)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee of Claims, 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 James Dunning. (S. 91)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 91,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide compensation for the services of George Morell, in adjusting titles to land in Michigan. (S. 193)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, 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. 64)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 297,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Betsey Whipple. (S. 394)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 310,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill To pay the heirs of Stephen Morrell, deceased, the amount due their father for a pension. (S. 406)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 310,) accompanied by the Following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. Recommitted to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment and accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 524.) A Bill To pay the heirs of Stephen Morrell, deceased, the amount due ... (S. 406)

Mr. Williams, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 321,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Catherine Dickerson. (S. 412)

Mr. Williams, 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 For the relief Charles Steams. (S. 420)

On motion by Mr. Clayton. Ordered, That the bill entitled ''An act making a grant of public lands to the several States of the Union for the benefit of indigent insane persons,'' returned by the President of the United States with his objections, be printed. Thirty-Third Congress of the United States of America, at the first session. Begun and held ... (S. 44)

Ordered to be printed as amended. A Bill Authorizing the construction of a line of telegraph from the Mississippi river to the Pacific. (S. 60)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Bayard to the ''Bill (S. 8) granting to the State of Louisiana the right of way and a donation of public land for the purpose of locating and constructing a railroad from Shreveport to the Mississippi river,'' viz: strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the following, and ... (S. 8)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Chase to the bill (S. 22) ''To organize the Territory of Nebraska,'' viz: Strike out the second section and insert the following in lieu thereof. (S. 22)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Chase to the bill (S. 332) ''to modify and amend the judicial system of the United States,'' viz: Strike out all after the words ''circuit duty,'' in the fifth line of the first section, and insert: (S. 332)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Dixon, to the bill (S. 22) ''To organize the Territory of Nebraska,'' viz: at the end of the bill add the following: (S. 22)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Slidell to the bill (S. 68) ''to remove obstructions from the mouth of the Mississippi river, at the Southwest Pass and Pass a L'outre,'' viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert: (S. 68)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Sumner, to the bill (S. 22,) ''To organize the Territory of Nebraska,'' viz: Line eighteen, page twenty-two, after the word ''admission,'' insert the following: (S. 22)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Cooper to the bill (S. 94) allowing a credit for a limited period for duties on railroad iron imported into the United States, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (S. 94)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Douglas to his amendment, submitted the twenty-third of January, to the bill [S. 22] ''to organize the Territory of Nebraska,'' viz: Section 14 of the amendment, lines 22, 23, 24, and 25, strike out the words ''which was superseded by the principles of the legislation of eighteen hundred and fifty, ... (S. 22)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Douglas to the bill (S. 332) to modify and amend the judicial system of the United States, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 332)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Douglas to the bill (S. 94) ''allowing a credit, for a limited period, for duties on railroad iron imported into the United States,'' viz: Strike out all after the word ''That,'' in the third line of the first section, and insert the following: (S. 94)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Pettit to the bill (S. 416) ''for the more effectual suppression of the slave trade in American built vessels,'' viz, at the end of the bill add the following additional sections: (S. 416)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Shields to the bill (S. 118) ''To increase the present military establishment of the United States, and for other purposes,'' viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (S. 118)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Bayard asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, postponed to and made the special order for to-morrow. A Bill Making an appropriation for the improvement of the Delaware breakwater. (S. 601)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Geyer asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the special order for to-morrow. A Bill To provide for continuing the improvement of the Missouri river. (S. 599)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Geyer asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was twice considered as in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the special order for to-morrow. A Bill To provide for continuing the improvement of the Mississippi river. (S. 598)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Gwin asked, and by unanimous consent obtained, leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, considered as in Committee of the Whole and postponed to and made the special order for to-morrow. A Bill To complete the work at the mouth of the river San Diego, in the State of California. (S. 600)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Mallory, by the direction of the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted the following Amendment To the ''bill (S. 376) to improve the naval service,'' viz: strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the following. (S. 376)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Edgerton without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do not pass. Ordered, That the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. An Act For the relief of John P. McElderry. (S. 176)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Edgerton, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do not pass. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. An Act For the relief of the legal ... (S. 109)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Edgerton, without amendment, with the recommendation that the bill do not pass. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. An Act For the relief of Hezekiah Miller. (S. 279)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. Tappan Wentworth without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the purchase of the copyright of a work published by Thomas H. Sumner, wherein he describes his new method of ascertaining a ship's ... (S. 181)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, with the recommendation that it do not pass, and ordered that the said bill be laid upon the table and printed. An Act For the relief of Captain Langdon C. Easton, assistant quartermaster United States army. (S. 188)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of James Edwards and others. (S. 240)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas Snodgrass. (S. 203)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Harris, of Georgia. (S. 248)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. McDougall, from the Committee on Military Affairs, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Jean Baptiste Beaubien. (S. 299)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported back by Mr. Peckham, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of Samuel Prioleau, deceased. (S. 185)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported back by Mr. F. P. Stanton, with amendments, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Strike out the parts in [brackets] and insert the parts in italics. An Act For the relief of John G. Camp. (S. 145)

Read twice and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill To establish a Board of Commissioners for the examination and adjustment of private claims. (S. 499)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of John S. Wilson. (S. 222)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act Making appropriations for deepening the channel over the St. Clair flats, and for deepening the channel over the flats of the St. Mary's river, in the State of Michigan. (S. 498)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To appropriate money to remove obstructions in the Savannah river, below the city of Savannah, in the State of Georgia. (S. 549)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To provide for the improvement of the navigation of the Ohio river. (S.R. 565)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Ordered to be printed. An Act To organize the Territories of Nebraska and Kansas. (S. 22)

Read twice, and ordered to be printed. An Act In addition to certain acts granting bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States. (S. 511)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Edgerton without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do not pass. Ordered, That the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. An Act For the relief of Lieutenant A. J. Williamson. (S. 165)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Edgerton, without amendment, and with the recommendation that the bill do not pass. Ordered, That the bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of the late ... (S. 369)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with an amendment, viz: add the words in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. A Bill For the relief of Don B. Juan Domercq, a Spanish subject. (S. 142)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported from the committee with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. The Committee of Ways and Means propose to amend by inserting the parts in italics. An Act To provide for the payment of such creditors of the ... (S. 96)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported from the committee with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. The Committee of Ways and Means propose to amend by striking out the parts in [brackets,] and inserting the parts in italics. An Act To provide ... (S. 96)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Fuller, from the Committee on Commerce, reported back the said bill, with the recommendation that it do not pass. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and printed. An Act Making further appropriation for the improvement of ... (S. 202)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Sylvester T. Jerauld, assignee of the interest of Henry Richard. (S. 374)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To ascertain and adjust the titles to certain lands in the State of Indiana. (S. 373)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Nichols with an amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and printed. Strike out the parts in [brackets.] An Act Supplementary to an act confirming claims to land in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. (S. 288)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Ira Day, of Vermont. (S. 209)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of James M. Goggin. (S. 303)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reportedly Mr. R. Jones without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas Rhodes. (S. 300)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act To indemnify the State of Indiana for the failure of title to a township of land granted to said State on her admission into the Union, in eighteen hundred and sixteen. Whereas, by a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, made January ... (S. 2)

Read twice, ordered to be printed, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act To continue the improvements in the harbor of Newark, New Jersey. (S. 530)

Read, and passed to a second reading. Mr. Seward, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend ''An act to carry into effect a treaty between the United States and Great Britain,'' signed on the fifth June, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, and approved August fifth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four. (S. 560)

Referred lo the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported from the committee, by Mr. Orr, with an amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the representatives of Joseph Watson, deceased. (S. 224)

Referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. Reported back from the committee with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts in [brackets] and insert those in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To suppress the circulation of small notes as a currency in the District of ... (S. 16)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Imported from the Committee with an amendment, viz: Add at the end of the bill the words in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Zachariah Lawrence, of Ohio. (S. 148)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Boyce, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Isaac Swain. (S. 424)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Edgerton, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Levi Pierce and Andrew Hodge, junior. (S. 274)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Giddings with a report in writing, and a recommendation that the bill do not pass, committed lo a Committee of the Whole House and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Gad Humphreys. (S. 484)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back by Mr. Mace, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Israel Ketcham. (S. 464)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back from the committee by Mr. Keady without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Franklin Chase. (S. 590)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported back without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Sylvester Pettibone. (S. 239)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with a recommendation that it do not pass, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of John Devlin. (S. 208)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with a recommendation that it do not pass, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Rulif Van Brunt. (S. 290)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the Committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Mary E. D. Blaney, widow of the late Major George Blaney. (S. 52)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Jacob Gideon. (S. 87)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of John McAvoy. (S. 325)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Michael Nourse. (S. 311)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the Committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Captain William G. Williams. (S. 89)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee with an amendment, viz: Strike out the parts in [brackets,] and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Frederic Vincent, administrator of James Le Caze, survivor of Le Caze and Mallet. (S. 361)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment by Mr. Edgerton, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To provide compensation for the services of George Morell, in adjusting titles to land in Michigan. (S. 193)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Asbury Dickins. (S. 230)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Henry La Reintrie. (S. 278)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of J. Boyd, of Louisiana. (S. 86)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of James Dixon. (S. 410)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Priscilla C. Simonds. (S. 54)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the sureties of Daniel Winslow. (S. 53)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Darby. (S. 342)

Referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the committee, by Mr. Edgerton, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Asa Andrews. (S. 362)

Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back from the committee with an amendment, in the nature of a substitute, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act To authorize the coinage of gold pieces of the value respectively of ten eagles and five eagles, and for other purposes. (S. 380)

Referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Reported back without amendment and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To direct a re-examination of the account between the United States and the State of Maryland. (S. 305)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. A. Harlan, with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To constitute Keokuk, in the State of Iowa, a port of delivery. (S. 247)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. Dunbar without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act For the improvement of the navigation of the Patapsco river, and to render the port of Baltimore accessible to the war steamers of the United States. (S. 436)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back by Mr. Tappan Wentworth without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of George Dennett, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (S. 356)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back from the committee by Mr. Dunbar without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act To remove obstructions to navigation in the mouth of the Mississippi river, at the Southwest Pass and Pass a L'outre. (S. 68)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the West Feliciana Railroad and the Georgia Railroad and Banking Company. (S. 256)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. A. Harlan without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To extend the limits of the collection district of Milwaukie, in the State of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. (S. 246)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. Dunbar without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To establish a port of delivery at Lake Port, on Lake Pontchartrain, and for other purposes. (S. 243)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. Dunbar, with an amendment, viz: Add section 2, in italic. Committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To amend ''An act making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers,'' approved August thirteen, eighteen hundred ... (S. 67)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. Fuller with an amendment, viz: insert the words in italics, after the name Stenchen. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the compensation of James W. Low and others, for the capture of the British private armed schooner Ann, during the late war ... (S. 143)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. Fuller without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act Making Brunswick, in the State of Georgia, a port of entry, and for other purposes. (S. 112)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported by Mr. Fuller without amendment, recommitted to the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed. An Act Constituting San Pedro, in the State of California, a port of entry and delivery. (S. 200)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported from the committee with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts in [brackets] and insert those in italics, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To extend the warehousing system by establishing private bonded warehouses, and for other purposes. (S. 39)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported from the Committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of E. J. McLane. (S. 244)

Referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Thomas Butler. (S. 182)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Ingersoll, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Henry S. Sanford. (S. 430)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported back from the committee by Mr. Bayly, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Hiram Paulding. (S. 128)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the representatives of Thomas D. Anderson, deceased, late consul of the United States at Tripoli. (S. 301)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Duer. (S. 401)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To make compensation to Henry Cronchey for extra services. (S. 358)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the personal representative of William A. Slacum, deceased. (S. 252)

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Jonas P. Levy and Jose Maria Jarero. (S. 363)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Maxwell without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of John Shaw. (S. 437)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported back with an amendment, viz: Strike out the words in [brackets,] and insert those in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Israel Johnson. (S. 315)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported back, with an amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Amend title by striking out the parts in [brackets] and insert ''An act for the relief of George R. Herrick.'' An Act For the relief of the office of Indian affairs.] (S. 461)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported back, with an amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Amend title by striking out the parts in [brackets] and insert ''For the relief of George R. Herrick.'' An Act [For the relief of the office of Indian affairs.] (S. 461)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Susan Coody and others. (S. 233)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Theodore E. Elliott. (S. 161)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported with an amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. The committee propose to amend, by striking out the words in [brackets], and inserting those in italics. An Act For the relief of William Senna Factor. (S. 136)

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment by Mr. Ball, from the committee, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of James Erwin, of Arkansas, and others. (S. 306)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Committee on Invalid Pensions discharged, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Churchwell, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of James Wormsley. (S. 241)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Hendricks, with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets] and insert those in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Nancy Weatherford, widow of Colonel Wm. Weatherford, of the first regiment Illinois volunteers ... (S. 603)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Hendricks, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Catharine Dickerson. (S. 412)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Hendricks, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Miller. (S. 281)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Hendricks, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To increase the pension of Patrick C. Miles. (S. 447)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back from the committee without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act Granting five years' half-pay to the widow of Captain John W. Gunnison. (S. 155)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported back, by Mr. Stuart without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Brown. (S. 381)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported by Mr. Dent, from the committee, without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Andrew J. Dickerhoff. (S. 275)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Moses Olmstead. (S. 117)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported from the Committee, by Mr. Dent, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To authorize the payment of invalid pensions in certain cases. (S. 106)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported from the committee, with an amendment, by Mr. Dent, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Amend by inserting the word half in the sixth line. An Act For the relief of Lavina Taylor. (S. 133)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Ann W. Angus. (S. 276)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas B. Parsons. (S. 191)

Referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. The Committee report adversely. Re-referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Reported from the committee, with a recommendation that it do not pass, committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Amos Knapp (S. 192)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner from the Committee without amendment, and committed by a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of George W. Torrence. (S. 552)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Sally T. B. Cochrane, widow of the late Lieutenant R. E. Cochrane, United States army. (S. 189)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Richard Fitzpatrick. (S. 141)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Helen Mackay, administratrix of Lieutenant Colonel AEneas Mackay, late a deputy quartermaster in the United States army. (S. 170)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the executrix of the late Brevet Colonel A. C. W. Fanning, of the United States army. (S. 206)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Brigadier General Richard B. Mason. (S. 285)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William Claude Jones. (S. 250)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Jacob Dodson. (S. 538)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Howe, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Catharine B. Arnold. (S. 254)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back from the committee by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Brevet Brigadier General John B. Walbach, of the United States Army. (S. 453)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Adam D. Steuart, paymaster of the United States army. (S. 135)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Alien G. Johnson. (S. 134)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported back without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Smith, of Missouri. (S. 184)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported by Mr. Howe from the Committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs and representatives of Colonel Alexander G. Morgan. (S. 160)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported from the committee, by Mr. Etheridge, without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Thomas S. Russell. (S. 229)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported from the committee, by Mr. Faulkner, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Captain Charles G. Merchant. (S. 368)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment by Mr. Etheridge, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of A. G. Bennett. (S. 308)

Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Richard M. Bouton, George Wright, and the widow of Marvin W. Fisher. (S. 62)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, and ordered to be printed. An Act To promote the efficiency of the navy. (S. 568)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, with the amendment proposed by Mr. Pratt, and ordered to be printed as amended in the House of Representatives. Note.--The amendments of the House of Representatives are--strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those in italics. A Bill To promote the efficiency of the navy. (S. 568)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Bocock, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Captain Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (S. 481)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Florence without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Otway H. Berryman. (S. 213)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Zollicoffer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Commander G. I. Pendergrast. (S. 218)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported back by Mr. Zollicoffer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Joseph Gonder, junior, and John Duff. (S. 71)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported by Mr. Bocock without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Passed Midshipmen George P. Welsh and Clark H. Wells. (S. 183)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported by Mr. Macdonald without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the widows and orphans of the officers and seamen of the United States schooner Grampus, who were lost in that vessel in March, eighteen hundred and forty-three, ... (S. 113)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported by Mr. McDonald, from the committee, without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Purser Francis B. Stockton. (S. 31)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the committee by Mr. Bocock, with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Samuel Mickum. (S. 115)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the committee by Mr. Florence, without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of M. K. Warrington and C. St. J. Chubb, executors of Captain Lewis Warrington, and others. (S. 35)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the committee by Mr. MacDonald without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Thomas Marston Taylor. (S. 30)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of William P. S. Sanger. (S. 169)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the committee without amendment, by Mr. Sollers, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Doctor S. R. Addison, passed assistant surgeon in the United States navy. (S. 295)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported from the Committee, by Mr. Florence, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of David Myerle. (S. 158)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment by Mr. Florence, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Purser T. P. McBlair. (S. 144)

Referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, with a recommendation that it do not pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Thomas Pember. (S. 114)

Referred to the Committee on Patents. Reported back by Mr. Bridges, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Obed Hussey. (S. 328)

Referred to the Committee on Patents. Reported from the Committee, by Mr. Thurston, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Gideon Hotchkiss. (S. 260)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Juan M. Luco and Jose L. Luco. (S. 330)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Ira Baldwin. (S. 26)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Hillyer, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas D. Jennings. (S. 329)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Joseph Campau. (S. 167)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Manuel Hernandez. (S. 296)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Authorizing the legal representatives of Antoine Vasquez, Hypolite Vasquez, Joseph Vasquez, and John Colligan, to enter certain lands in Missouri. (S. 251)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of William Weeks. (S. 102)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act Appointing commissioners to ascertain certain facts relative to private land claims in the Territory of Michigan. (S. 217)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of A. G. Penn. (S. 443)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Francois Cousin. (S. 334)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported back, by Mr. Nichols, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Gaston T. Raoul. (S. 423)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported from the committee with an amendment, viz: Insert the parts in italics, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the benefit of the heir-at-law of Lieutenant C. A. Wickliffe. (S. 48)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act Authorizing a patent to be issued to Peter Poncin for certain lands therein described. (S. 199)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the heirs and representatives of Uriah Prewitt, deceased. (S. 72)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act Confirming a certain land claim in Louisiana, known as the Fleurian claim. (S. 103)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Conrad Wheat, jr., or his legal representatives. (S. 234)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Richard King. (S. 154)

Referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act To confirm the claim of Dusuan de la Croix to a lot of land therein described. Whereas, in the supplemental report of the register and receiver at Jackson court-house, dated twenty-ninth of ... (S. 257)

Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back by Mr. Disney, with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mark Bean and Richard H. Bean, of Arkansas. (S. 272)

Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back by Mr. Heister, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mary Felch, widow of Reverend Cheever Felch, deceased. (S. 544)

Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the Committee by Mr. Disney, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act To authorize the sale of reserved lands and for other purposes. (S. 129)

Referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported from the committee by Mr. Warren without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Theresa Dardenne, widow of Abraham Dardenne, deceased, and their children. (S. 277)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported back by Mr. Shower, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Gerard Wood, deceased. (S. 633)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported back, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Captain Joshua Chamberlain, deceased. (S. 398)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the representative of Henry King, deceased. (S. 353)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported from the committee with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts in [brackets], and insert what follows in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Relative to the accounts of General Stephen Moylan. (S. 375)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported from the committee with amendments, viz: Strike out the words in [brackets,] and insert those in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief Phineas M. Nightingale, administrator of the estate of General Nathaniel Greene, ... (S. 415)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported from the committee without amendment, with a recommendation that it do pass. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Robert C. Thompson, legal representative of William Thompson, deceased, formerly a brigadier general in the army of the revolutionary ... (S. 338)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Churchwell, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Mary Carlton. (S. 223)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Churchwell, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Sarah Crandall. (S. 340)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Israel Washburn, jr., without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Rebecca Freeman. (S. 108)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. J. Washburn, jr., without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Judith Worthen, deceased. (S. 131)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back by Mr. Middleswarth, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act Granting an increase of pension to Mrs. Frances Smith, of South Carolina. (S. 392)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back from the committee by Mr. Edmundson, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs-at-law of William Van Wart, deceased. (S. 346)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported back, without amendment, by Mr. I. Washburn, jr., and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill For the relief of the children of the late Lieutenant Michael Everly, a revolutionary officer. (S. 101)

Referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Reported from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Urban Stoll. (S. 357)

Referred to the Committee on Territories. Reported from the committee by Mr. Richardson without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act Making appropriations for the construction of certain military roads in the Territories of Nebraska and Washington. (S. 435)

Referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported from the committee without amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act To incorporate the Pioneer Manufacturing Company of Georgetown, D. C. (S. 49)

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported back by Mr. H. B. Wright without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Thomas Chapman, formerly collector of the port of Georgetown, South Carolina. (S. 147)

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Mr. Kerr, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Samuel H. Hempstead. (S. 146)

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported from the Committee by Mr. F. P. Stanton, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of J. H. F. Thornton, Lawrence Taliaferro, and Hay T. Taliaferro, sureties of D. M. F. Thornton, late a purser in the navy of the United States. (S. 471)

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported from the committee by Mr. H. B. Wright, with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets] and insert those in italics. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Madalena Van Ness, widow of Cornelius P. Van Ness, deceased. (S. 445)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported by Mr. D. T. Jones from the committee without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Thomas C. Nye. (S. 307)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported by Mr. Olds, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of James Jeffries and Jeremiah M. Smith. (S. 344)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the committee by Mr. McDougal, with an amendment, viz: Insert the words in italics; and re-referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. An Act To establish a line of steam mail-ships between San Francisco, in California, and ... (S. 411)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported from the Committee by Mr. Olds, without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of John W. Kelly. (S. 365)

Reported back from the committee by Mr. Farley, with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert the words printed in italics. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. An Act Authorizing the construction of a subterranean line of telegraph from the Mississippi or ... (S. 60)

Reported from the Committee of Claims without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Charles Cooper and Company. (S. 90)

Reported from the Committee of Claims without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Ezra Williams. (S. 125)

Reported from the Committee of Claims without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of James Dunning. (S. 91)

Reported from the Committee of Claims without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of John Phagan. (S. 127)

Reported from the Committee on Commerce without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Charles A. Kellett. (S. 139)

Reported from the Committee on Commerce without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act To provide for the establishment of a marine hospital at St. Mark's, in the State of Florida. (S. 99)

Reported from the Committee on Public Lands without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of Joseph Mitchell. (S. 29)

Reported from the Committee on the Judiciary with amendments; recommitted to the committee, and ordered to be printed. Amend by striking out the words in [brackets] and inserting those in italics. An Act To provide for the accommodation of the courts of the United States in the district of Massachusetts. (S. 38)

Reported from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads without amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Zadock C. Ingraham. (S. 249)

Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act Authorizing Victor Morass to relinquish certain lands, and to enter the same quantity elsewhere. (S. 76)

Reported without amendment, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of Joshua Kennedy, deceased. (S. 73)