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sage of the President of the United States, as re. lates to manufactures; to consider and report thereon by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Hunter gave notice that to-morrow he should ask leave to bring in a bill providing for the publication of the decisions of the supreme court of the United States.

The bill relating to settlers on the lands of the United States, was read the second time.

The bill to limit the right of appeal from the circuit court of the United States for the District of Columbia, was read the second time.

The bill to establish a law library at the seat of government for the use of the supreme court of the United States, was read the second time.

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill making appropriation for the construction of roads and canals; and Mr. Varnum was requested to take the chair; and the bill having been amended,

On motion by Mr. Horsey, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for Monday next.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to subscribe, in behalf of the United States, for shares in the capital stock of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal company

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On motion by Mr. Morrow, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed to, and made the order of the day for Monday next.

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Jonathan Rogers, jun. of Waterford, in the State of Connecticut,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

pass. Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

Mr. King, from the committee to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill to extend certain privileges, as therein mentioned, to Bernard Edme Verjon ; and the bill was read.

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “An act to authorize the payment for property lost, captured, or destroyed, by the enemy, while in the military service of the United States," and

Mr. Talbot proposed sundry amendments there

to ; and

On motion by Mr. Talbot, Ordered, That the further consideration of the bill, together with the several amendments proposed thereto, be postponed to, and made the order of the day for to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the bill for the relief of Richard Mitchill.

do On motion by Mr. Williams,

AA, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof, be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled " An act to repeal the duties on certain articles, manufactured within the United States ;" and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The amendment to the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of John Redman Coxe," having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with an amendment.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

Mr. Fromentin presented the memorial of John Jones, and others, interested in lands in the State of Louisiana, held under Spanish grants, praying a confirmation thereof, as stated in the memorial ; which was read.

On motion by Mr. Fromentin, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee appointed the 7th of December, on the memorial of the legislature of the Mississippi Territory; to consider and report thereon by bill or otherwise.

A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Dougherty, their Clerk.

Mr. President- The House of Representatives have passed a resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to examine into the proceedings of a former Congress, on the lamented death of the late George Washington, and to take into consideration what further measures it may be expedient to adopt at the present time ; in relation to that solemn and interesting subject, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

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The resolution last mentioned was read three times by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That the Senate concur therein.

Ordered, That Mr. King, Mr. Varnum, and Mr. Barbour, be the committee on their part.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives accordingly.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of lieutenant colonel William Lawrence, of the army of the United States, and of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, composing the garrison of Fort Boyer, in the summer of the year one thousand eight hundred and fourteen, and, no amendment having been proposed thereto,

On the question—"Shall this bill be engrossed and read a third time?"

It was determined in the affirmative.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the bill to ascertain and establish the western boundary of the tract reserved for satisfying the military bounties allowed to the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, on continental establishment.

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On motion by Mr. Barbour, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until to-morrow.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution requesting the President of the United States to present medals to captain Charles Stewart and the officers of the frigate Constitution; and, no amendment having been proposed thereto,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution requesting the President of the United States to present medals to captain James Biddle, and the officers of the sloop of war Hornet; and no amendment having been proposed thereto,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the committee on military affairs, on the petition of Catharine Robertson.

On motion by Mr. Roberts, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until the third Monday in March next.

On motion, The Senate adjourned to 11 o'clock to-morrow morning

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