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Livingston, Mr. introduces a resolution in relation to the Silsbee, Mr. reducing the duties on iron, 43.

construction of the rules for conducting the im- Smith, Mr. on abolishing the charge for passports and
peachment, 24.

clearances, 25.
on bill for the relief of vessels in distress, 31, 32, on annuity to Seneca Indians, 30, 78, 84, 85.
33.

impeachment expenses, 34.
on making further provision for the support of cap repealing the duty on alum salt, 148.
tured Africans, 40.

adjusting claim of James Monroe, 148.
inquiring into the condition of the Post Office, 194. the Turkish mission, 213, 214, 304, 311.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

duties on iron, 317, 322.
punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia, military appropriations, 325.
211.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
the Turkish inission, 241, 262, 280.

on his election as President of the Senate, 328.
law of Ohio for repairing national road, 290. Spencer, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial
punishing duelling in the District of Columbia, 292.

of Judge Peck, 33.
subscription to Congressional documents, 325, 326. Sprague, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post
claim of James Monroe, 329.

Office, 194.
internal improvements, 334.

Storrs, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial of
penal code for the District of Columbia, 343.

Judge Peck, 33, 39, 40.
McDuffie, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial Tazewell, Mr. on bill for relief of vessels in distress, 32.
of Judge Peck, 9, 39.

trial of Judge Peck, 45.
Meredith, Mr. (counsel) on the trial of Judge Peck, 9, the Turkish mission, 213, 215, 274.
23, 25, 34.

on his election as President of the Senate, 328.
McKinley, Mr. on pay of members, 85.

internal improvements, 333, 334.

Tyler, Mr. on punishment of crimes in the District of Co-
Noble, Mr. on inquiring into the condition of the Post

lumbja, 212.
Office, 5, 8, 208.

internal improvements, 214.
introduces resolutions in relation to location of the Turkish mission, 260.
lands in Indiana, 31.

duties on iron, 315.
adjusting claim of James Monroe, 148.

on Mr. Tazewell's election to the chair of the Sen-
Indian intercourse law, 205.

ate, 328.
code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.

Webster, Mr. on reducing the duties on iron, 44, 314,
Poindexter, Mr. on adjusting the claim of James Mon-

315, 317, 321, 322.

code of law for the District of Columbia, 209.
concerning the daughter of Thomas Jefferson, 179. the Turkish mission, 310.
punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia, insolvent debtors of the United States, 323.
210.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326.
internal improvements, 215, 334.

on Mr. Tazewell's election to the chair of the Sen-
law of Ohio for repairing national road, 289, 290,
312.

Wickliffe, Mr. (of House of Representatives) on the trial
subscription to Congressional documents, 325, 326,

of Judge Peck, 33.
327.

Wirt, Mr. (counsel) on the trial of Judge Peck, 22, 34, 39.
Choctaw treaty, 345.

letter from his physician communicated, 29.

White, Mr. ou inquiring into the condition of the Post
Robbins, Mr. on subscription to Congressional documents,

Office, 4, 5, 7.
326.

on annuity to Seneca Indians, 29, 82, 84.
penal code for the District of Columbia, 344.

Choctaw treaty, 346, 347.
Ruggles, Mr. on law of Ohio for repairing national road, Woodbury, Mr. on reducing the duties on iron, 41, 42.
291.

inquiring into the condition of the Post Office, 93,

182, 194.
Sanford, Mr. introduces a resolution on the subject of the punishment of crimes in the District of Columbia,
current coins, 2.

210,
on annuity to Seneca Indians, 30, 80, 85.

the Turkish mission, 239, 311.
the Turkish mission, 213.

subscription to Congressional documents, 326, 327.
Silsbee, Mr. on bill for relief of vessels in distress, 32, 33.

roe, 103.

ate, 328.

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Acts passed at second session twenty-first Congress, (see

Appendix.)
Adjournment of the House sine die, 852.
Alexandria Canal Company, bill authorizing a subscrip-

tion to stock in, introduced, twice read, and re-

ferred, 544.
Amendments to the constitution, (see Constitution.)
Appropriations for carrying into effect certain Indian trea-

ties, bill making, taken up, and ordered to a

third reading, 404.
Appropriations for arrearages in the Indian Department,

bill making, taken up, and ordered to third read.

ing, 404.
Appropriations for the support of Government, bill mak.

ing, taken up, and debate on proposed amend.
ments, 467 to 484; proposition to strike out the
salary of the minister to Russia, 484; debate
thereon, 486 to 507, 575 to 608, 621 to 658, 671
to 677; main question put, and bill passed, 678;
debate on Senate's amendments, 830 to 839;
committee of conference on, 845; report of
agreed to, 846.

Appropriations for the naval service, bill making, taken Commerce on the Lakes, bill to regulate, taken up, and
up and amended, 745, 747.

ordered to be engrossed, 775; Senate's amend-
Appropriations for military service, taken up and amend-

ment adopted, 848.
ed, 745, 845,

Committee appointed to notify the President of the or.
Appropriations for internal improvements, bill making,

ganization of the two Houses, 349.
taken up and amended, 745, 746, 747, 750; or. motion to appoint the standing, 349.
dered a third reading, 755; debate on its pas on the various subjects embraced in the President's
sage, 755 to 758; passed, 759.

message, and debate thereon, 350 to 354.
Appropriations for fortifications, taken up, 747; amend of conference, 845.

ment proposed, and debate thereon, 747, 748, joint, to wait upon the President of the United
749; amendment negatived, 750, Senate's amend-

States, and notify him that the two Houses were
ment disagreed to, 846.

about to adjourn, 851.
Appropriations for roads and surveys, bill making, taken Commissary General of Subsistence, annual report of,
up, 787; ordered to a third reading, 789.

(see Appendix, 32.)
Appropriations for the Indian Department, bill making, Congress, list of members of the twenty-first, (see Ap-
taken up, 822; ordered to a third reading, 827.

pendix, 1.)
Appropriations for Indian treaties, bill making, taken up, Congressional documents, bill to authorize a subscription
and debate thereon, 790 to 793; ordered to a

to a compilation of, introduced, and ordered to
third reading, 822

lie on the table, 786; taken up, and ordered to
Appropriations for certain harbors and surveys, bill mak-

a third reading, 790; third read, and passed, 815
ing, taken up, 793, 837; third read, and passed,

to 820.
824.

Constitution, amendment proposed, (see President and
Appropriations for light-houses, bill making, taken up,

Vice President.)
793; ordered to a third reading, 822; Senate's amendment proposed so as that the judges of the
ameridments concurred in, 849.

supreme and inferior courts shall hold their offi-
Appropriations for custom-house at New York, bill mak-

ces for a term of years, 540; question of con-
ing, taken up, 793; third read, and passed, 827.

sideration decided in the negative, 540.
Armory on the Western waters, bill to establish an, taken Copyrights, report of Judiciary Committee on, 364, (see
up, and debate thereon, 450 to 454; ordered to

Appendix, 119.)
a third reading, 776 to 778; again taken up, and bill to amend the several acts respecting, taken
ordered to lie on the table, 783 to 786.

up, 422; amended, and ordered to be engross-
Army, report of the Major General of, at the opening of

ed, 424.
Congress, (see Appendix, 24.)

Cumberland road, bill giving the assent of Congress to an
Ashley, General, letter from, in relation to a military

act of the State of Ohio, in relation to the, taken
force at Columbia river, (see Appendix, 92.)

up, and ordered to a third reading, 821, 828,
Assay office, (see Vorth Carolina )

829.
Austria, treaty with, communicated, 850.

bill for the continuation of, taken up, 839; amend-

ment proposed and negatived, 839, 844; third
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, bill authorizing the con-

read, and passed, 845.
struction of a lateral branch of to the city of
Washington, taken up, and amendment propos- Debates in the State conventions, on adopting the federal
ed, 400; motion to refer the bill to the Commit.

constitution, and copies of reports in Congress,
tee for the District of Columbia, debate thereon,

resolution introduced to purchase copies of, 617;
and motion agreed to, 418 to 422.

referred to Library Committee, 618.
bill to authorize the construction of, taken up, 679; Decatur, Susan, motion to take up the bill to compensate,
Senate's amendment to, concurred in, 830.

refused, 615; taken up, debate thereon, and bill
Basmarien and Rambaux, merchants of France, memorial

rejected, 680 to 682; motion to reconsider, 717;
of, presented and referred, 560.

agreed to, 718; various motions to amend, and
Beaumarchais, Caron de, bill to settle the claim of the

bill rejected, 718.
heirs of, taken up, 759.

Defaulters, resolution introduced calling for information
Blind, memorial of the New England Asylum for the,

in relation to, 670.
presented and referred, 392.

Denmark, report upon the trade between the United
Bounties, (see Fish.)

States and the colonies of, 846, (see Appendix,
Browning, Samuel, bill to extend the patent of, taken up,

159,
and laid on the table, 679, 680.

District of Columbia, bill to provide a code of law for,
Business of the House, resolution for expediting the, in-

taken up, and ordered to a third reading, 786;
troduced, and laid on the table, 392.

rejected, 786.

Duponceau, Peter S. letter from, presenting a flag manu-
Casting vote, 786.

factured of American silk, communicated, 356;
Census, bill in relation to the fifth, introduced, amended,

report of commitiee upon, 378.
and ordered to a third reading, 398, 399. Duties on foreign merchandise, bill allowing, to be secur.
Cherokee Indians, petitions of, presented, in relation to In-

ed at inland ports of entry, introduced, 747; or-
dian reserves, 543; referred, 544.

dered to a third reading, 821.
memorial of, (see.Ippendix, 52.)
Coins, report upon foreign silver, 775, (see Appendix, Education, resolution to appoint a select committee on,
137.)

introduced, 362; laid on the table, 364.
bill in relation to, introduced and committed, 775. Edwards, Amos, bill for the relief of, third read, 776.
gokl, of the United States, report and bill concern. Engineers, report of the chief of, (see Appendix, 25.)

ing, committel, 775, (see Appendix, 148.)
report of Director of the Mint on assays of foreign, Fish, bill to reduce the bounty on pickled, introduced,
(see Appendix, 98.)

424 to 426.
Colonization Society, memorial of inhabitants of Virginia, Fontaniellere, Count, acknowledgments of the House to,
praying aid from Congress for the, presented,

for his letter and treatise on the art of cultivat.
619, 626.

ing the mulberry, 849.
Colonial trade with Great Britain, (see Appendix, 166.) Fuel, for the relief of the poor of Washington, resolu-

up, 759,

tion introduced to distribute a portion of the Land office in the Territory of Michigan, bill to establish
surplus, 517; debate thereon, and resolution

a, taken up, 670; amended and passed, 671.
agreed to, 518, 519.

Land purchasers, bill supplementary for the relief of, ta-
Fuel, for the relief of the poor of Georgetown, resolu-

ken up, and ordered to be engrossed, 776.
tion introduced to distribute thirty cords of, 558; Lands, bill from the Senate, supplementary to the act
agreed to, 560.

granting pre-emption to settlers on the public,

laid on the table, 848.
Galatea, resolution calling on the President for informa bill from the Senate, supplementary to the several
tion in relation to the capture of the ship, by a

laws for the sale of the public, laid on the table,
Portuguese squadron, taken up, and adopted, 543.

848.
Gales and Seaton's Register of Debates, mution to sus- Lands to officers of the late war, report upon making a

pend rule for resolution authorizing renewal of grant of, (see Appendix, 115.)
subscription to, 850.

Laws passed at second session of twenty-first Congress,
Georgetown, D. C. letter from the mayor of, soliciting a

(see Appendix.)
donation of wood for the use of the poor of, List of members of the twenty-first Congress, (see 1p-
presented, 558.

pendix, 1.)
Gorham, Mr. leave of absence granted to, 550.

Live oak plantations in Florida, resolution introduced in
Gurley, Rev. Mr. elected chaplain, 357.

relation to, 360; amended and agreed to, 361,

362.
Hall of the House, use of granted to a member of the Live oak timber in Florida, report on, 793.

Society of Friends, and to the Colonization So bill introduced to punish the offence of cutting or
ciety, 519.

destroying, 793; ordered to a third reading, 794.

Lovely, Percis, amendments of the Senate to the bill for
Illinois and Michigan Canal, bill authorizing a change in

the relief of, concurred in, 849.
the disposal of land granted for the, taken up,
404; debate thereon, 405 to 408; again taken Manufactures, motion to print reports Committee on, and
up, and amended, 411 to 416; bill rejected, 417;

debate thereon, 384, 385; amendments proposed
motion to reconsider agreed to, 417, 418; again

and negatived, 386, 387; resolution and amend.
taken up, and reconsideration negatived, 544,

ments referred to Committee on the Library, 390.
545.

report of Committee on, 485, (see Appendix, 162.)
Illinois, bill for the sale of lands reserved for salt springs counter report upon, (see Appendix, 68.)

in, introduced, and ordered to a third reading, Meade, Richard W. bill providing for the claim of, taken

568; passed, 618.
Impeachment, (see Peck, James II.)

Mileage of members, resolution introduced for adopting
Importers of foreign goods, bill for the relief of certain,

some uniform mode of computing, 390; agreed
taken up, third read, and passed, 775, 776.

tu, 391; joint resolution reported, and motion to
Indians, memorial of citizens of Southampton, Massachu-

recommit with instructions, 466; proposition to
setts, praying the repeal of the law providing an

amend, and debate thereon, 467, 486, 507;
exchange of lands with, presented, 618; debate

amendment adopted, 510; resolution recommit.
on its reference, 682 to 717, 759 to 775; laid on

ted, 522; bill reported, 527; motion to amend,
the table, 821.

and debate thereon, 527 to 529; third read, and
Indian affairs, annual report of superintendent of, (see passed, 530, (see Appendix, 120.)
Appendix, 32.).

Military Academy, resolution adopted calling upon the
Insolvent debtors, bill for the relief of, taken up, 678,

Secretary of War for information in relation to
778; ordered to a third reading, 781.

the number of cadets at the, and to report
Internal improvements, report on, 678, (see Appendix, plan and organization for, 454.
35,) (see Appropriations.)

Militia of the District of Columbia, bill for the better or.
Iron, memorial of citizens of Philadelphia, praying a mo-

ganization of the, reported, and twice read, 535.
dification of the duties on, presented and refer- Missouri, amendatory bill to authorize the State of to sell
red, 535; motion to reconsider the reference,

lands reserved for salt springs, &c. taken up, and
debate thereon, and motion withdrawn, 535 to

postponed, 615.
537, (see Appendix, 99.)

Monroe, James, bill to adjust the claim of, taken up, 391,

426 to 449, 510; enacting clause struck out in
Judiciary act, report of committee, on repealing the 25th Committee of the Whole, 517; again taken up,
section of the, 532; report of the minority

debate thereon, House refused to strike out the
against the measure received, 535; leave refused

enacting clause, 545 to 550; further amendments
for motion to print six thousand copies of, 544,

proposed, and debate thereon, 561 1 568, 569
620, 658 to 670, 725, 730 to 740, 783; agreed

to 571; ordered to a third reading, 574; passed,
to, 790.

614.
bill to repeal, first read, debate thereon, 532 to Mulberry, thanks of the House to Count Fontaniellere for
535; again taken up, and rejected, 541, 542.

a treatise on the art of cultivating the, 840.
judges of the supreme and inferior courts to hold

their offices for a term of years, 540, (see Con- Navy yards, resolution in relation to the expense of build-
stitution.)

ing and equipping ships in, introduced, 381.
Judiciary, resolution introduced to punish contempts of Navy, report of the Secretary of, at the opening of Con-
the, 560; modified and agreed to, 561.

gress, (see Appendix, 17.)
Judiciary act, report on repealing the 25th section of the, report on increasing the pay of captains in the,
(see Appendix, 77.)

(see Appendix, 113.)
counter report, ditto, 86.

Noble, Mr. death of announced, and honors to his memo-
Land offices, bill reported to authorize the President to North Carolina, resolution introduced to inquire into the
change the location of, 455.

expediency of establishing an assay office in the
Lands between Ludlow and Roberts' lines, bill to amend

gold regions of, 403; adopted, 404.
the act to quiet the titles of purchasers of, taken extra copies of committee's report ordered to be
up, 539; ordered to a third reading, 541.

printed, 775.

ly, 820.

to, 543.

Oak Orchard creek, petition presented in relation to the President of the United States, message from, communi-
improvement of, 359.

cating a treaty with Austria, 850.
Officers and cadets, resolution introduced for reducing President and Vice President, amendment of the consti-
supernumerary, 522; debate thereon, 522 to

tution in relation to the election of, introduced,
527; resolution agreed to, 530.

379; proposition to amend, 408.
Officers of the army, furloughs, &c. resolution calling for Public lands, bill to repeal, in part, the act to provide for
information in relation to, taken up and agreed paying to the States of Missouri, Mississippi, and

Alabama, three per cent. of the nett proceeds
Ohio river, report on the improvement of the, 783.

of, taken up and passed, 464.
Order, points of, decided, 372, 393, 404, 409, 417, 455, bill for the relief of purchasers of, taken up, and
475, 485, 509, 510, 518, 520, 521, 522, 532,

motion to strike out the second section, 719 to
533, 535, 574, 610, 616, 640, 679, 682, 683,

725.
717, 726, 730, 731,756, 833, 834, 838, 839, 848. Public documents, (see Congressional Documents.)
Ordnance Department, annual report from, (see Appen-
dix, 31.)

Quartermaster General, report of, (see Appendix, 29.)
Palfrey, Rev. Mr. nominated for chaplain, 356.

Revenue, report on the distribution of the surplus, 539,
Pay of members, resolution to reduce the, introduced,

(see Appendix, 86;) motion to print six thousand
382; consideration of refused, 383.

copies of, taken up, and debate thereon, 550 to
resolution of inquiry introduced to liinit the to

558, 569, 619; agreed to, 620.
the number of days in actual attendance, 408; Revolutionary pensions, resolution introduced to set apart
adopted, 410; joint resolution reported, 449;

a day for the consideration of bills and reports in
third read, and motion to recommit with in; Revolutionary officers and soldiers, bill for the relief of;

relation to, amended, and adopted, 717.
structions, 531, 537; main question put, and
resolution passed, 538.

taken up, 725; debate thereon, and bill ordered
Paymaster General, annual report of, (see Appendix, 31,) Rhind, Charles, letter of, in relation to a present of Ara-

to a third reading, 726 to 730; passed, 740, 745.
Peck, James H. report of managers to conduct impeach-
ment against, 354; replication, answer, and plea

bian horses, 782.
of, 355; message from the Senate notifying their Rule of the House, resolution to amend the, which limits
readiness to proceed in the trial of, 356; reply

the discussion of resolutions to one hour, taken
to, adopted, 356; debate on the question of at-

up, 543; referred to select committee, with in-
tending the trial of, in a body, 357; House re-

structions to amend the rules generally, 550; re-
pair in procession to the Senate chamber, to

port of committee upon, 844; motion to suspend
attend the trial of, 377, 379; the House decides

rule for the remainder of the session, negatived,

849.
to leave the conducting of the impeachment of
to the managers, 380; resolution to attend the

motion to suspend the 17th joint, 848; agreed to,

849.
trial in a body, adopted, 382; motion to recon-
sider resolution, 383; laid on the table, 384; Salt, bill to repeal the act reducing the duty on, intro-
House attend the trial of, 383, 384, 386, 389;
resolution to attend the trial in a body recon-

cluced, and motion to reject, 571; motion with-
sidered, 392, 393; resolution amended and adopt-

drawn, and proposition to lay the bill on the ta-
ed, 399, 400; resolution proposed to attend the

ble, 574; amendment proposed, 608; motion to
trial during the argument of counsel, agreed to,

postpone, 611; again taken up, 615; laid on the
517; House in Committee of the Whole attend

table, 616.
the trial of, 519, 522, 527, 530, 531, 53%, 537,

motion to print report of committee on restoring
339, 541, 543; committee reported that the

the duty on, agreed to, 619, (see Appendix, 120.)
Senate had refused to sustain the impeachment,

bill from the Senate, supplementary to the act to re-
and that the court had adjourned sine die, 544.

duce the duty on, taken up, 847; laid on the ta.

ble, 848.
Peck, Judge, bill providing for the compensation of wit-

nesses and other expenses on the trial of, taken Silk, l'eport in relation to the culture of,(see Appendix, 95.)
up, 540; ordered to a third reading, 541; report Slave trade, motion to suspend rule of the House, to in-

Silk manufacture, (see Duponceau, Peter S.)
on memorial of witnesses on the trial of, 615.
Pension Office, annual report from, (sce Appendix, 34.)

troduce resolution in relation to, negatived, 725;
Post, Rev. Mr. nominated for chaplain, 356.

again moved, and agreed to, 850.
Post routes, bill to establish and discontinue, taken up,

resolution requesting the President of the United
364; amendment proposed, and debate thereon,

States to prosecute negotiations with maritime
365 to 377; again taken up, and ordered to lie

Powers of Europe and America, for the effec-

tual abolition of the, introduced and agreed to,
on the table, 380.

850.
Postmaster General, resolution calling for information

from, of the causes of irregularity of the mails, Smith, William, bill for the relief of, third read, and pass-
adopted, 530.

ed, 614.
President of the United States, annual message of, com-

Southampton, Massachusetts, memorial of citizens of,
municated, 349, (see Appendix, 2.)

presented, 618, (see Indians.)
transmits treaty between United States and Den. Speaker, motion to present the thanks of the House to the,

849.
mark, 356.
message from, in relation to the completion of the Speaker's address on adjourning the House sine die, 851.
fifth census, 364.

Sugar, rcsolution introduced to repeal the duties on, 355;

consideration of refused, 355.
message from, transmitting correspondence be-
tween the United States and Denmark, 397, (sce

resolution introduced to reduce the duties on, 455;
Appendix, 159.)

question of consideration decided in the affirma-
message from, transmitting papers relating to the

tive, 456; debate thereon, 456 to 464, 465, 466,
arrangement with Great Britain respecting the

485, 486, 542, 794 to 815, 828, 844.
colonial trade, 397, (see Appendix, 166.)

Sunday mails, memorial for discontinuing, presented, 558.
message from, in relation to a present of Arabian Tariff, resolution to reduce, introduced, and considera-
horses to the chargé at Constantinople, 782.

tion refused, 359, 449.

sugar, 456.

42.)

Tennessee land titles, motion to reconsider bill of last Yeas and Nays, on engrossing Illinois and Michigan Canal
session, authorizing the State of to perfect, ne-

bill, 416.
gatived, 383, 391, 418.

on considering resolution to reduce the duties on
Thomas, Rev. Mr. nominated for chaplain, 356.
Treasury, annual report of Secretary of, (see Appendix, on passing resolution to distribute wood for the use

of the poor, 519.
report of the Solicitor of, in relation to accounts on passing mileage bill, 530.
in suit, (see Appendix, 59.)

on passi resolution relative to pay of members,

538.
Vessels in distress, bill for the relief of, read and refer. on considering resolution to amend the constitution
red, 519; motion to take up, 527, 529.

respecting the tenure of office of the judges of
Virginia line, resolution introduced to amend the act-pass-

the supreme and inferior conrts, 540.
ed at the last session in relation to, 411; bill ex on bill to repeal 25th section of the judiciary act,
planatory, reported and postponed, 615.

542.

on amending bill for the relief of James Monroe, 567.
War, report of the Secretary of, at the opening of Con on third reading same, 574.
gress, (see Appendix, 13.)

on passing same, 614.
letter from the Secretary of, in relation to the re on laying on the table the bill to continue the du-
duction of officers in the army, (see Appendix,

ties on salt, 616.
56.)

on putting main question on general appropriation
letter in relation to the Topographical Engineers,

bill, 677.
(see Appendix, 58.)

on engrossing bill to compensate Susan Decatur,
Webb, Joseph H. bill for the relief of, taken up and re-

681, 718.
jected, 618.

on considering memorial of citizens of Southamp-
West Point Academy, annual report of Board of Visiters ton, Massachusetts, in relation to the Indians,
to, (see Appendix, 47.).

684.
Worthington, Thomas, bill for the relief of the heirs of, on engrossing bill for the relief of revolutionary
taken up, and read the third time, 848; its pas-

officers and soldiers, 730.
sage negatived, 850.

on third reading internal improvement bill, 755.

on passing same, 759.
Yeas and Nays, on considering resolution to reduce the on third reading bill selecting a site for a Western
duties on sugar, 555, 449.

armory, 778.
on the reference of that part of the President's on striking out appropr'ati for surveys in internal
message relating to the Bank of the United

improvement bill, 789.
States, 354.

on passing bill to reprint Congressional documents,
on considering resolution to reduce the tariff, 359.

820.
on laying on the table resolution to appoint a select on Senate's amendments to general appropriation
committee on education, 364.

bill, 839.
on resolution for adopting uniform mode of com on adopting resolution in relation to the abolition
puting mileage of members, 391, 510.

of the African slave trade by the maritime Pow.
on resolution respecting pay of members, 410.

ers of Europe and America, 850.

INDEX TO THE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS

IN THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

Alexander, Mr. on reducing duty on sugar, 465.

salary to minister to Russia, 626.
Angel, Mr. on the claim of James Monroe, 562.
Anderson, Mr. on reducing duty on pickled fish, 425.

internal improvements, 787.
Archer, Mr. on the absence of the Speaker from his seat,

347.
printing tariff reports, 388.
minister to Russia, 487, 641, 671.
repeal of 25th section judiciary act, 534.
Beaumarchais's claim, 759.
R. W. Meade's claim, 759.
internal improvements, 787, 788.
Turkish mission, 837.

Barringer, Mr. on printing judiciary reports, 725, 730.

relief to revolutionary soldiers, 726, 729.

harbor appropriations, 755, 756, 758.
Bates, Mr. on bill relief Bernard Kelly, 396.

relief J. H. Webb, 618.
salary of minister to Russia, 656, 678.
on a question of order, 684.
relief revolutionary officers and soldiers, 726,729.
military appropriations, 745.
appropriations for Indian treaties, 790.

appropriations for Indian Department, 822.
Baylor, Mr. on relief purchasers public lands, 725.
Bell, Mr. on bill to establish post routes, 367.

fifth census, 398.
Illinois canal, 4 2, 545.
on a question of order, 683.
memorial Southampton, Massachusetts, praying

protection for the Indians, 774.

appropriation for Choctaw treaty, 845.
Blair, Mr. of s. C. on bill relief Bernard Kelly, 394.

assay office at the South, 403.
donation of wood for the poor, 559.
the salt duty, 611, 616.
salary of minister to Russia, 641.

Bailey, Mr. on fifth census, 399.

mileage of members, 509.
Barbour, Mr. J. S. on appropriation for minister to Rus-

sia, 496.

duties on iron, 537.
Barringer, Mr. on reducing the duty on bar iron, 359.

pay of members, 410.
Illinois canal, 413.
compensating Susan Decatur, 680, 681, 718.

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