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INDEX To THE NAMES

OF THE SPEAKERS IN THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

Adams, Mr. on confirming land claims in the district of
Jackson court-house, 321. - o
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 359,
Barnard, Mr. on marine service, 221, 222.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.
on the light house bill, 433.
Barton, Mr. on national currency, 3.
on limiting sales of public lands, 7, 14, 30, 146.
on bill gianting pre-emption rights, 8.
on executive powers, 11.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 21.
on granting land to heirs of Robert Fulton, 21.
on Indian agencies, 128.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302,
303, 304, 305.
! on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
court-house, 321.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 322.
on the President's power of removal, 367, 457.
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 381.
on gours the price of public lands, #. 421,
427. -
Bell, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial, asking pro-
tection for the Indians, 7.
on bill granting pre-emption rights to settlers on the
public lands, 8.
regulating the duties, &c., of pursers in the navy,
308.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 404.
on graduating the price of public lands, 416.
Benton, Mr. on the bill allowing interest to certain States, 1.
- on fixing the military peace establishment, 2, 3.
on the national currency, 3.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 4, 6, 16, 22,
o 42, 94, 95, 231, 447.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20, 21.
on Indian agencies, 129.
on abolition of taxes, duties, &c., 172, 245.
on mounted infantry, 272.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,
308.
on Massachusetts militia claims, 357. -
on graduating the price of public lands, 405, 413,
414, 416, 418, 419, 425.
on relief of officers and soldiers in the Virginia line,
423.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on the light house bill, 432.
Bibb, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 3.
on the mileage bill, 10. -
on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
court house, 321.
Buchanan, Mr. on impeachment of Judge Peck, 383.
Burnet, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial, asking
protection for the Indians, 7.
on limiting the sales of the public lands, 119.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 802.
Chambers, Mr. on internal improvement, 343.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 379.
on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 403.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 404.
on the light house bill, 483.
on Baltimore and Ohio railroad bill, 454.
Chase, Mr. on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 404.
Clayton, Mr. on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 93, 94, 95.
on limiting sales of the public lands, 224.

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Clayton, Mr. on internal improvement,840, 342,
on graduating the price of public lands, 417.
on the light-house, bill, 433,
on amendments of the House of Representatives
to bill for removal of the Indians, 456.
Dickerson, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment
3

on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 802.
regulating the duties, &c., of pursers in the navy,
306, 308.
on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
navy, 822. - - - * : ***
on internal improvement, 840, 341. -
on further regulating tho Patent Office, 878, 879,
380. -
, ou Fredericktown turnpike, 427. -
on bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation on the tariff, 452, 453. -
Ellis, Mr. announces the death of his colleague, 1.
on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
court-house, 320, 321. - -
Foot, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
ou limiting sales of #. lands, 4, 7, 16, 30, 81,
438. -
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 804.
regulating the duties, &c., of pursers in the navy,
305, 306, 307, 308, 309.- . . on to
on confirming laud claims in theodistrict of Jackson
court-house, 320, 321. - :
on internal improvement, 342. • *s
on bill declaratory of the pension laws, 396.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 404. - -
on graduating the price of the public lands, 423.
on the light-house bill, 433.
Forsyth, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial asking
..., protection for the Indians, 7. - -
on the mileage bill, 10. ,
on civilization of the Indians, 42. . .
on remonstrance of Georgia against Indian treaties,
245. . . . . . . . ." ...' !,
2 on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
court-house, 320, 821. ! -
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 323, 404, , wo
on o of Indians west of the Mississippi, 824,
; , 325, 377. , - - - . . .".
.. on internal improvement, 341, 342.
on further regulating the Patent Office,
Frelinghuysen, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in
18, 19. , , , i
on civilization of the Indians, 42,43. -
on remonstrance of Georgia against Indian treaties,
245, 246.
on removal of Indian west of the Mississippi, 805,
307, 309, 380, 381.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorny Ge-
" " neral, 328, 404. -
on prohibiting the transportation of the
sabbath, 427.
on amendments of House of Representatives to bill
for the removal of Indians, 456.
Grundy, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 210.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
... on the light-house bill, 482. * * *
"" on Baltimore and Ohio railroad bill, 458,455.

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Hayne, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
on the mileage bill, 10.

Hayne, Mr. on executive powers, 11.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20."
on limiting sales of public lands, 31, 41,42, 43,78,
82, 210.
on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 95.
on marine service, 222.
on taking Louisville and Portland canal stock, 247.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 304.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,
305, 306, 307, 308.
on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
navy, 321, 322.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 877, 378,
379, 380.
on bill declarato
on reorganizing
General, 404.
on graduating the price of public lands, 413.
on reduction of duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on the light-house bill, 482, 488.
on bill to exempt certain merchandise from the ope-
ration of the tariff, 458.
Hendricks, Mr. on taking stock in the Washington turn-
pike, 7,427."
on granting pre-emption rights, 11.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16, 19, 20.
on taking Louisville and Portland canal stock, 247.
on relief to purchasers of public lands, 274,275.
on internal improvement, 341, 344.
on relief to officers and soldiers in Y. line,423.
on graduating the price of public lands, 424.
Holmes, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 4, 5, 6, 15, 27,
160.
on the bill granting pre-emption rights, 9.
on regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,
305, 308.
on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
navy, 321,822.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 323,324.
on internal ...; 340.
on the Massachusetts militia claims, 359.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 378.
on the President's power of removal from office,885.
on the bill declaratory of the pension laws, 408.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on the light-house bill, 433.
Johnston, Mr., of Louisiana, on marine service, 822.
on taking Louisiana and Portland canal stock, 247.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 277.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 324, 404.
on internal improvement, 840, 341, 842.
on graduating the price of public lands, 409,419.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 453.
Kane, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 3.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 11.
on confirming land claims in the district of Jackson
court-house, 321.
on the President's power of removal from office, 384.
on graduating the price of public lands, 418,424.
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line,
423.
King, Mr. on executive powers, 11.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 17, 19.
l on donation to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.
on internal improvement, 342.
Knight, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 823.
on the President's power of removal from office, 384.
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line.
423.

Livingston, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 18.

of the pension laws, 896.
e department of the Attorney

Livingston, Mr. on limiting sales of public lands, 80,247.
on the public life of Mr. Bayard, 94.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions,802,303.
on internal improvement,341,842, 343.
on prohibiting the transportation of the mail on the
sabbath, 427.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 453.
on Baltimore and Ohio railroad bill, 453,455.
Marks, Mr. on allowing interest to certain States, 2.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302,304.
on reduction of duties on tea aud coffee, 428.
on the light-house bill, 483.
on the President's power of removal from office,467.
McKinley, Mr. on granting pre-emption rights, 11.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 15.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 19, 21.
on relief to purchasers of public lands, 274,275.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302,
303, 304.
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 305,
324, 381.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 323.
on internal improvement, 340. -
on further regulating the Patent Office, 378.
on the President's power of removal from office,884.
on graduating the price of public lands, 415.
McLane, Mr. on relief to purchasers of public lands, 276.
on internal improvement, 840.
Noble, Mr. on limiting the sales of public lands, 5, 168.
on bill granting pre-emption rights, 9.
on the mileage bill, 10.
on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 19.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 305.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 380.
on relief to officers and soldiers of the Virginia line,
423.
on Fredericktown turnpike road bill, 427.
Robbins, Mr. on removal of Indians west of the Missis-
sippi, 374.
on mode of deciding controversies between States,
409.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 435.
Rowan, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 20, 21.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 129.
on taking Louisville o Portland canal stock, 247.
on reorganizing the establishment of the Attorney
General, 276, 328, 404.
on further regulating the Patent Office, 378,379.
Sandford, Mr. on fixing the military peace establishment, 2.
on disposing of memorial of citizens of New York
asking protection for the Indians, 7.
on donations to deaf and dumb institutions, 302.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 324, 404.
on the light-house bill, 433.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 453.
Silsbee, Mr. on the Massachusetts' claim, 9.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy, 306.
on Massachusetts' militia claim, 358.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on the light-house bill, 433.
Smith, Mr. of Maryland, on allowing interest to certain

States, 2.
on fixing the military P. establishment, 2, 3.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 30.

on the pu lic life of Mr. Bayard, 94.

on marine service, 220.

on mounted infantry, 274.

regulating the duties &c. of pursers in the navy,
306, 309.

on creating the office of Surgeon General of the
navy, 322.

Smith, Mr., of Maryland, on the Fredericktown turnpike
road bill, 427.
on reducing the duties on tea and coffee, 428.
on the light-house bill, 433.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 452,453.
on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad bill, 453.
Smith, Mr., of South Carolina, on limiting the sales of pub-
lic lands, 196.
on the light-house bill, 432.
Sprague, Mr. on extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16, 17.
on limiting sales of public lands, 31, 95, 119,451.
on creating the office of Surgeon-General of the
navy, 822. -
on removal of the Indians west of the Mississippi,
343, 381.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 453.
on amendments of the House of Representatives to
bill for removal of the Indians, 456.
Tazewell, Mr. on taking Louisville and Portland canal
stock, 247.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,808.
on impeachment of Judge Peck, 888, 384, 885, 405.
on graduating the price of public lands, 409.
Troup, Mr. on disposing of New York memorial, asking
protection for the Indians, 7.
Tyler, Mr. on internal improvement, 343.
announces the death of General Alexander Smyth,
357.

ler, Mr. on the bill declaratory of the pension laws, 408.
Ty on relief to officers and †: of the Virginia line,
421.
on the light-house bill, 432.
on the Maysville road bill, 433.
Webster, Mr. on the mileage bill, 10.
on presenting petition of South Carolina railroad
company, 21.
on limiting the sales of public lands, 35, 58, 92.
on the abolition of taxes, duties, &c., 245.
on re-organizing the establishment of the Attorney
General, 276, 324, 404.
on graduating the price of public lands, 424.
on the light-house bill, 433.
on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad bill, 454.
White, ** extinguishing Indian title in Indiana, 16,
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on Indian agencies, 128.
on removal of Indians west of the Mississippi, 305,
377, 381.
Woodbury, Mr. on limiting sales of public lands, 7, 29,
179.
regulating the duties, &c. of pursers in the navy,
306, 307.
on reorganizing the department of the Attorney
General, 404.
on graduating the E. of public lands, 413,424.
on the light-house ill, 432,433.
on the bill to exempt certain merchandise from the
operation of the tariff, 453.

INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

'Acts of the First Session of the Twenty-First Congress.
(See Appendiz.)
Address of the Speaker on his election, 470.
Adjournment of the House sine die, 1148. - -
Appropriation for fitting out the frigate Brandywine, bill
making an, taken up, and ordered to a third read-
ing, 481.
Appropriations for the civil list,bill making, taken up,556,
debate thereon, and ordered to a third reading;
556 to 559. -
Appropriations for examinations and surveys, bill making,
taken up, and reported to the House, 682; pro-
positions to amend, and debate thereon,721,722;
ordered to third reading, 722. -
Appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors, bill
making, taken up, and reported to the House,682.
Appropriations for fortifications, barracks, &c. bill making,
taken up, amended, and reported to the House,
722. -
Appropriations for light-houses, &c. bill making, with
amendments from the Senate, taken up, and
amendments concurred in, 1148. -
Armory, resolution introduced in relation to the establish-
ment of an upon the western waters, 474; taken
up and adopted, 479,480.
Army, bill to amend the rules and articles for the govern:
ment of the, introduced, and ordered to a third
reading, 575. “. . . o.o. *::::1 oz.
resolution calling upon the Secretary of War to re-
port such an organization of the, as will reduce
the number of its officers, taken up, 756; amend.
ments proposed, and debate thereon, 756, 757;
774 to 776; 788, 789; 791 to 795; 807, 808 to
818; motion to lay on the table negatived, 819;
resolution amended, and agreed to, 819.
Baltimore and Ohio railroad, motion to take up the bill au-
thorizing a subscription to the stock of, and debate
... thereon, 1136; motion laid on the table, 1187.

Bank of the United States, resolutions proposed in relation,
* to the constitutionality of 92i; laid on the table,
922.
report on the (Appendiz), 104.
Buffalo and New Orleans road, bill to lay out and establish,
taken up, and debate thereon, 637 to 655, 656 to
665,668 to 682, 688 to 700, 705 to 718, 728 to
734, 739 to 745, 760 to 774, 766 to 788; motion
to strike out, enacting clause negatived, and bill
reported to the House, 788; various propositions
to amend,789, 790; bill rejected, 790; motion to
reconsider, 803; agreed to, 806; bill laid on the
table, 807. -
Burch, Benjamin, appointed Doorkeeper to the House,472.
Call of the House, moved on considering the resolution to
repeal the duty on salt, 994, 1087.
on bill to reduce and modify the tariff of duties on
imports, 556.
** reducing the duties on molasses and rum,
21.

on bill for removal of the Indians, 1123, 1135.
Carr, Overton, appointed Assistant Doorkeeper to the
House, 472.
Chief engineer, report of accompanying the President's
annual message, (Appendiz) 42.
Clarke, Matthew St. C. elected Clerk of the House, 472.
Coins, report on the current, (Appendiz) 78.
Colonial trade, message from the President of the United
States in relation to, communicated and debate
on its commitment, 1137, 1138. ****
bill in relation to, introduced, twice read, and com-
mitted, 1138; passed, 1139.
resolution asking information of the President of the
United States in relation to the negotiations with
Great Britain respecting, introduced, and agreed

to, 1138. 3. -
Committee appointed to notify the President of the or

ganization of the two Houses, 472; report of,472.

Committee appointed to notify the President that the two Fortifications on Lake Champlain, resolution introduced

Houses were ready to adjourn, 1148.
Committees, motion to appoint the standing, 472; an-
nounced, 474. o:
on the various subjects embraced in the President's
message, 472; debate thereon, 473, 474.
on education proposed, 475 ; proposition laid on the
table, 477. o
Compensation of members of Congress, bill in relation to
the, taken up, amended, and reported to the
House, 481, 482, 483; again taken up and de-
bated, 487 to 489,492; proposition to strike out
first section negatived, 493; ordered to a third
reading, 494.
Congress, list of members of twenty-first, (Appendix) 1.
Courts, bill to establish circuit, and abridge the jurisdic-
tion of district courts, &c. taken up, 580, 540,
542 to 551, 560 to 575: proposition to amend,
580; debate thereon, 587, 598 to 605; 612, 624.
martial. (See Army.)
Crimes in District of Columbia.(See District of Columbia.)
Currency, report on the, (Appendiz ) 98.
Deaf and Dumb Asylum. (See Kentucky.)
District of Columbia, resolution setting apart one day in
each alternate week for the consideration of busi-
ness concerning the, taken up, 722; motion to lay
on the table negatived, 728; resolution agreed
to, 734. * -
bill for the punishment of crimes in, taken up and
amended, 753; other amendments proposed and
adopted, 754 to 756; again taken up, 822; amend.
ments proposed, and debate thereon, 822 to 827;
laid on the table, 896; taken up, amended, and
ordered to a third reading, 1121.
bill for appointment of commissioners to prepare a
code of laws for, taken up and amended, 756.
Documents accompanying the President's message at the
opening of Congress, (See 4 iz) viz.
report of the Secretary of War, 19.
-- ... -4 Navy, 29.
“Postmaster General, 88.
“’ Chief Engineer, 42.
* Navy Commissioners, 54.
Doorkeeper to the House appointed, 472.
Drawback, resolution introduced to allow a, on rum dis-
tilled from foreign molasses, 598; taken up, and
debate thereon, 605 to 612, 614 to 622, 623; re-
solution and proposed amendments, laid on the
table, 624. of
Dunn, John Oswald, appointed Sergeant-at-arms to the
House,472.
Duties on imports, to reduce. (See Tariff.)
Duties, bill to remit, on goods destroyed by fire, taken up,
622; rejected, 623.
on imports, bill in alteration of the several actslay-
ing, taken up, and debate, thereon, 795 to 808;
new bill proposed as a substitute, 819; again ta-
ken up, and debate, thereon, 886, 842 to 862
870 to 872, 873 to 921, 923 to 964; amendment
negatived, 964; various amendments proposed
and adopted,964, 935, 966; debate thereon,966
to 974; further amendments proposed and de-
bated, 974 to 978; bill .# to a third read-
ing, 979; passed, 987.)
on tea and coffee, bill to reduce the, taken up,
amended, and reported to the House, 803; fur-
ther amended, 807; ordered to a third reading,
808; amendments of Senate concurred in,998.
on molasses and rum, bill to reduce the, introduced,
and ordered to a third reading, 1121; passed,1189.
on salt. (See Salt.)
Finances. (See Treasury.)
Forage to officers of the army, bill to regulate the allow-
ance of taken up. 497; motion to amend, nega.
o ...tived, 499; to recommit, 499; agreed to, 500.

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requesting the Secretary of War to cause to be
selected a suitable site for, 629; motions to amend,
and to commit, 629; again taken up, and debate
thereon, 635, 636, 655, 656; resolution modified
and agreed to, 666. o -
Holmes, Mr. of North Carolina, his death announced, 477.
Hornet, sloop of war, bill for the relief of the widows,
children, &c. of the officers, seamen, &c. lost in
the, taken up, and ordered to a third readi
571; debate on its passage, 575 to 580; .#
580.
Indians, memorial of citizens of New York, praying pro-
tection for southern, presented, 506; motion to
commit to Committee on Indian Affairs, and de-
bate thereon, 506 to 511; motion agreed to, 511.
resolution introduced, calling for a statement of the
number and condition of the, within the States
of Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York,
Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania, 541; motions to
amend, and to lay on the table, 541; laid on the
table, 541. * : *
bill to provide for removal of west of the Missis-
sippi, introduced, 581; debate on printing ten
thousand additional copies of report accompany-
ing, 581 to 583; bill taken up, and debate there-
on, 819, 988, 993, 994 to 1049; bill reported to .
the House, 1049; taken up, amendments pro-
posed, and debate thereon, 1049 to 1120; again
taken up, and debated, 1122 to 1133; motion to
lay on the table negatived, 1138; previous ques-
tion put, and sustained, and bill ordered to a third
reading, 1133; motion to recommit, with instruc-
tions to amend, 1134; call of the House moved,
1135; previous question put, and lost, 1135;
again put, and sustained, and the bill passed,
1135.
motion to print law of Georgia, Alabama, and Mis-
sissippi, extending jurisdiction over 585; amend-
ment proposed, 586; laid on the table, 587; again
- taken up, and various amendments, &e, proposed,
* --> 594 to 598; resolution committed with instruc.

wo tions, 598. o to o
memorial of yearly meeting of Society of Friends
o, in New England, concerning the presented,

- ** 590; motion to refer and to print, made and
question divided, 590; debate on motion to print,
590 to 594; motion agreed to, 594.

report on removal of, (*g. 91. o.
Internal improvement. (See Buffalo and New Orleans

road. o
Judiciary. (See Courts.) to losio

Kentucky asylum for teaching the deaf and dumb, bill to
- - amend, the act incorporating the re 757;
, ordered to a third j #. ported,
Lands, o: in Tennessee. (See Tennessee.) -
Lands, public, resolution introduced proposing an inquir
f into the expediency of :::::::::::::
several States, 477; amended, and ordered to lie
on the table, 479; taken up, and debate thereon,
484 to 487,489 to 492, 494 to 497, 500 to 506,
511 to 530, 537; amended, and agreed to, 540;
committee report by bill, 626; projeet of mino-
rity presented, 626. o
bill from the Senate for the relief of the purchasers
of taken up, 612; amendments proposed, 612;
amendments agreed to, and bill read a third time,
and passed, 623. its of oil
Land claims in Florida, bill for the final settlement of taken
up, 866; motion to recommit, with instructions,
negatived, and bill passed, 866.
Lands in Tennessee, bill relative to, taken up, debated,
and rejected, 869, -870; motion to reconsider
laid on the table, 878. o' --orio

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o, of a portion of taken up, 922; motion to lay on the
table negatived, 922; substitute moved, 922.
Lands, bill from the Senate to graduate or reduce the price
of the public, taken up, and ordered to lie on the
table, 1148.
Laws passed at the first session 21st Congress. (See Ap-
pendiz.)
Light-house bill. (See Appropriations.)
Louisville and Portland Canal Company, bill from the
Senate authorizing a subscription to the stock of,
passed, 1148.
Maysville and Lexington turnpike road, bill authorizing a
subscription to the stock of, taken up, 820; de-
bate thereon, 820 to 822, 827 to 836; ordered to
a third reading, 836; debate on its passage, 836
to 840; motion to lay on the table negatived, 840;
bill passed, 842; returned by the President with
objections, 1138. (See Appendiz.) Again taken
up, and debate thereon, 1140 to 1147 , rejected,
two-thirds not voting in its favor, 1148.
Marine corps, resolution respecting the pay of the officers
of the, taken up, amended, and debate thereon,
1138, 1184; ordered to a third reading, 1135;
passed, 1139.
Massachusetts, bill from the Senate authorizing the pay-
ment of the claim of the State of passed, 1148.
Message of the President United States at the opening of
Congress, (Appendix) 8.
in relation to the colonial trade, communicated, and
debate on its commitment, 1137. 1138.
returning the Maysville road bill, with his objec-
jections, 1138.
confidential, from, announced, 1149.
explanatory of his signature to the survey bill,
1148.
Military Academy. (See West Point.)
Molasses and rum. (See Duties.)
Navigation laws and duties on imports, bill to amend re.
ported, and debate on motions to commit it, and
postpone, 863 to 866, 868, 884, 896, 902, 952,
979 to 986, 988 to 993 ; bill laid on the table,
993.
Navy, resolutions introduced to discontinue the use of ar-
dent spirits in the, 584; taken up, and debate
thereon, 587 to 589; amendment proposed, and
negatived, 589; motion to lay on the table nega-
tived, 589; resolutions agreed to, 590.
Navy, report of the Secretary of accompanying the Presi.
dent's annual message, (Appendiz). 29.
Navy commissioners, report of, accompanying the Presi-
dent's annual message, (Appendiz) 54.
Newspapers, proposition to discontinue the practice of fur-
nishing, at the public expense, negatived, 472.
New York, memorial of citizens of praying protection for
southern Indians, presented, 506. (See Indians.)
North Carolina, resolution in relation to the establishment
of a mint in the gold region of, reconsidered, 483;
agreed to, 484.
order, points of decided, 719, 734, 757, 797, 808, 865,
922, 966, 994, 1037, 1049, 1140, 1145.
Pay of army and navy officers, bill to regulate the, intro-
duced, 613; motion to refer to the Military Com-
mittee, negatived, 614.
Pay of members of Congress, resolution introduced to
reduce the, when the first session exceeds one
hundred and twenty days, and the second ninety
days, 626; taken up, and debate thereon, 666 to
668, 683 to 688, 700 to 705, 718 to 720; resolu-
tion negatived, 720.
Peck, James H. memorial of presented, 786; motion to
commit negatived, and memorial ordered to lie
on the table, 786; resolution introduced to per-
mit him to make explanations to the House in

from, defending his official conduct, presented,
789; report of Judiciary Committee on the case
of, taken up, and debate thereon, 810, 814, 815;
report concurred in, 818; committee appointed
to impeach at the bar of the Senate, and to pre-
pare the articles against, 819; article of impeach-
ment reported, 863; article committed, 866;
taken up, amended, and agreed to, 869; managers
to conduct the impeachment appointed, 869;
motion to notify the Senate agreed to, 869; re-
port of managers, 872; motion for House to at-
tend the Senate during the trial of 1184; resolu-
tion modified and agreed to, 1134; House attend
the Senate, to hear the plea and answer of,
1135,
Pensioners, joint resolution introduced, calling for a list
of, &c. from heads of departments, annually,
682; amended, and ordered to a third reading,683.
Pension law, resolution to revise the, extending its bene-
- fits to every soldier who aided in establishing our
liberties, &c. taken up, 734; amended, and agreed
to, 739.
Postage, resolution introduced to inquire into the expe-
dieney of reducing the rate of, on periodical pub-
lications, 479.
Postmaster General, report of, accompanying the President's
annual message, (Appendia.) 37.
President of the United States, annual message of, com-
municated, 472; (See Appendiz.) Debate on the
reference of 473, 474.
returns Maysville road bill with objections, 1138.
(See Appendiz.)
message of, communicated in relation to the colo-
nial trade, and debate on its commitment, 1137,
1138.
transmits a confidential message, 1189.
message from, explanatory of his signature to the
survey bill, &c. 1148.
Removal of Indians. (See Indians.)
Retrenchment. (See Pay.)
Revolutionary pensioners, bill declaratory of the act to pro-
vide for, taken up, 624; annendment proposed,
adopted, and bill reported to the House, 626;
taken up, propositions to amend, and debate
thereon,626 to 628; ordered to third reading, 629;
debate on its passage, 629 to 635; passed, 685.
bill to exempt from arrest on civil action, &c. taken
up, 636; ordered to a third reading, 687.
Rule, resolution reported to suspend the joint, which pre-
vents the sending bills from one House to the other
during the three last days of the session, 1139;
debate thereon, and resolution passed, 1140.
Salt. (See Duties on Tea and Coffee.)
resolution introduced to repeal the duty on, 986;
laid on the table, 986; question of consideration
taken, 994; call of the House moved upon, 994;
motion to suspend the rule for consideration ne-
gatived, 994; again taken up and proposition to
modify withdrawn, 1016; modification again pro-
posed, and motion to lay the resolution on the
table negatived, 1016; substitute offered, and ori-
ginal motion withdrawn, 1037. ---
bill to reduce the duties on, introduced, 1049; second
reading objected to, 1049; motion to lay on the
table negatived, and bill ordered to second read-
ing, 1049; motion to commit, with instructions to
amend, 1120; o question put, sustained,
and bill ordered to a third reading, 1121; again
taken up, various motions proposed, and bill
passed, 1139. -
Sergeant-at-arms to the House appointed, 472.
Silk, motion to print ten thousand copies of a manual on
the growth and manufacture of debated, 869;

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answer to es preferred against him, 746;
amended, and debate thereon, 746 to 753; letter

taken up, amended, and agreed to, 1121, 1122.
Smyth, Mr. Alexander, of Virginia, death of announced,

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