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Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution to amend the constitution of the United States, so as to subject the judges of all the courts thereof to removal from office.

On motion by Mr. Daggett, Ordered, That the consideration thereof be fur ther postponed until Wednesday next.

The Senate resumed 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," as amended. And

On the question“ Shall the amendments be engrossed and the bill read a third time as amended?"

It was determined in the affirmative. Agreeably to the order of the day the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrection, and repel invasion, and to repeal the laws heretofore passed for those purposes, together with the proposed amendment.

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

T'he Senate resumed the consideration of the bill entitled “ An act making further provision for military services during the late war, and for other purposes."

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of John Holker, formerly consul general of France to the United States.

On motion by Mr. Roberts, Ordered, That the consideration thereof be further postponed until Thursday next.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the report of the committee on military affairs on the petition of the representatives of Ignace Delino.

On motion by Mr. Barbour, Ordered, That the consideration thereof be further postponed to this day fortnight.

On motion by Mr. Chace, The bill entitled “ An act to alter the times of holding the circuit and district courts of the United States, for the district of Vermont," was read the second time, by unanimous consent, and considered as in committee of the whole; and Ordered, That it pass to the third reading.

On motion by Mr. Morrow, Resolved, That the committee appointed on the memorial of the legislature of the Mississippi Territory, be instructed to inquire into the propriety of authorizing the legislature of the State of Ohio to dispose of so much of the reservation

of six miles square, in the county of Jackson and State aforesaid, as may be necessary, for a site to a town convenient for a seat of justice in the said county; and that they report by bill or otherwise.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill further extending the time for issuing and locating military land warrants, and for other purposes; together with the amendments reported thereto by the select committee ; and the amendments having been agreed to, the President reported the bill to the House accordingly.

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

It was determined in the affirmative. Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution to amend the Constitution of the United S'ates, so as to regulate the mode of choosing representatives in Congress, and electors of President and Vice-President thereof.

On motion by Mr. Wilson, Ordered, That the consideration thereof be further postponed until Wednesday next.

Mr. Horsey submitted the following motion for consideration:

Resolved, That the committee appointed on the resolution of the Senate of the 29th ultimo, relative to private banking associations in the District of Columbia be instructed to inquire whether it be expedient and proper to provide for the more effectual payment of specie by the several banks in the said district.

On motion by Mr. Lacock, Resolved, That the committee to whom has been referred so much of the message of the President of the United States as relates to roads and canals, be instructed to inquire into the expedie ency of laying out a national or military road from the town of Washington in Pennsylvania, to Sandusky Bay, passing through Charleston in Virginia, Cadiz, New-Philadelphia, and Wooster in the State of Ohio.

After the consideration of executive business, the Senate adjourned to 11 o'clock to-morrow morning.

TUESDAY, March 19, 1816.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had on the 18th instant laid before the President of the United States, the five enrolled bills last reported to have been examined.

The bill entitled An act for the relief of Erastus Loomis," was read the second time.

On motion by Mr. Howell, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on naval affairs, to consider and report thereon. .

The bill entitled - An act for the relief of certain claimants to lands in the district of Vincennes," was read the second time.

Ordered, That it be referred to the committee appointed the 7th December, on the memorial of

the legislature of the Mississippi Territory ; to consider and report thereon.

The motion made the 15th instant, by Mr. Wilson, for referring the report of the Secretary of War, of the 7th instant, to the committee on military affairs, was withdrawn.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion made the 18th instant, for referring the message of the President of the United States of the 9th instant, transmitting a statement of the militia of the United States, to the militia committee; and agreed thereto.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion for instructing the committee appointed the 29th ultimo, to inquire whether it be expedient and proper to provide for the more effectual payment of specie by the several banks in the District of Columbia ; and agreed thereto.

The bill entitled “ An act to alter the times for holding the circuit and district courts of the United States, for the district of Vermont,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

Agreeably to the order of the day, the Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of 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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