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DEBATES IN CONGRESS.

PART I. OF VOL. IX.

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GALES & SEATON'S

Register of Debates in Congress,

TWENTY-SECOND CONGRESS...SECOND SESSION:

FROM DECEMDEN 3, 1832, to mancu 3, 1833.

DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

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Foor,
BELL,

LIST OF THE MEMBERS.

of tlie Senatc. It would, therefore, be extremely incon

venient for him to discharge the duties of the Chair, and MAINE- John Holines, Peleg Spragnie.

he requested that the kind partiality of his friends NEW JIAMPSHIRE-Samuel Bell, Isaac 11:II.

should be waived on this occasion, and that they would MASSACHUSETTS--Nathaniel Silsbce, Daniel Wcbster. RHODE ISLAND--Ndicinialı R. Knischt. Asher Robbins. make choice of some other Senator, as presiding ollicer.

The Senate then proceeded to ballot for President pro CONNECTICUT-S:muel A. Foot, Gideon Tomlinson.

tempore as follows. VERMONT--Samuel Prentiss, Iloratio Seymour.

FIRST BALLOT. NEW YORK--Charles E. Dudley, Silas Wright, Jr.

Mr. Wute, NEW JERSEY-Mahlon Dickerson, Theodore Freling

Foot, huysen.

TYLER, PENNSYLVANIA-- George M. Dallas, William Wilkins.

SMITI, DELAWARE--John M. Clayton, Arnold Naudain.

BELL,
MARYLAND-Ezekiel F. Chambers, Samuel Smith.'

King,
VIRGINIA--John Tyler, William C. Rives.
NORTH CAROLINA--Bedford Brown, Wilie P. Mangum.

There being no choice, the Senate proceeded to à se

"C:cord ballot, which resulted as follows: SOUTH CAROLINA--Stephen D. Miller, John C.com

Mr. WHITE, Calhoun.

TYLER,
GEORGIA- George M. Troup, John Forsyth.

Suti,
KENTUCKY-George M. Bibb, llenry Clay.
TENNESSEE--Hugh L. White, Felix Grundy.
OH10_Thomas Ewing, Benjamin Ruggles.

There still being no choice, the Senate procecded to LOUISIANA-Josial. S. Johnston, George A.Waggaman.

: ballot the third time, which resulted as follows: INDIANA-- William Hendricks, John Tipton.

Mr. Waite, MISSISSIPPI-George Poindexter, John Black.

T'ELER,

12 ILLINOIS- Elias K. Kane, John M. Robinson.

SMITII, ALABAMA--William R. King, Gabriel Moore.

Foor, MISSOURI--Thomas II. Benton, Alexander Buckner.

A fourth ballot was then had with the following result:

Mi. Wuits,
MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1832.

TYLER,

SMITII, At 12 o'clock, the Senate was called to order by the The Senate procceded to a fifth ballot, which resulted Secretary, Mr. LOWRIE, (the VICE PRESIDENT being as follows: absent, and the President pro tempore, Mr. TAZE Mr. WHITE,

17 WELL, buving resigned his seat in the Senate,) and

14 thirty-two members appearing in their seats, and there

SMITH, being a quorum, Mr. SMITII, of Maryland, moved to pro The Ilon. Hugh L, WHITE, of Tennessee, having receed to the election of President pro tempore, which was ceived a majority of all the votes, was declared duly agreed to.

elected PRESIDENT of the Senate, pro tempore, and being Mr. POINDEXTER said he inderstood it was the in- conducted to the chair by Mr. TYLER, of Virginia, retention of some of his friends to bestow their suffrages on turned his acknowledgments to the Senate, as follows: him for President sro tempore. Ile desired to state, in " To the members of the Senate, I tender my sincerc advance, that his duties as Senator of the people of Mis- acknowledgments for the distinguished honor conferred sissippi would require his particular attention on the floor l by their vote.

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