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lief of Charles Levaux Trudeau," reported it with an amendment; which was read.

Mr. Brown, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled An act for the relief of William Crawford, Frederick Bates, and William Garrard,” reported it with amendments; which were read.

Mr. Tait, from the committee on naval affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John T. Courtney and Samuel Harrison, or their legal representatives," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Tait, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act rewarding the officers and crew of the Constitution for the capture of the British sloop of war Levant,” reported it without amendment.

Mr. Tait, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act concerning Pharaoh Farrow," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Tait, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act providing for the distribution of one hundred thousand dollars among the captors of the Algerine vessels captured and restored to the dey.of Algiers," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Tait, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill entitled " An act authorizing

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the payment of a sum of money to James Levins," and reported it without amendment.

Mr. Daggett, from the committee to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill to increase the salary of the Register of the Treasury, and to allow him a compensation for his agency in countersigning and issuing Treasury notes; and the bill was read.

Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

Mr. Daggett, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of the widow and children of Charles Dolph, deceased,” reported it without amendment.

Mr. Barbour, from the committee on military affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled " An act for the relief of Young King, a chief of the Seneca tribe of Indians," reported it without amend

ment.

Mr. Daggett from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act declaring the assent of Congress to acts of the State of SouthCarolina, authorizing the city council of Charleston to impose and collect a duty on the tonnage of vessels from foreign ports, and to acts of the State of Georgia, authorizing the imposition and collection of a duty on tonnage of vessels in the ports of Savannah and St. Mary's," reported it with an amendinent; which was read.

The bill to authorize the issuing of a grant to major general Andrew Jackson for a tract of land, was read the second time.

The resolution last brought up for concurrence was read Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

On motion by Mr. Wilson, Resolved, That the resolution requiring the Secretary of State to compile and print once in every two years, a register of all officers and agents, civil, military, and naval, in the service of the United States, be referred to a select committee to consider and report thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Wilson, Mr. Macon, and Mr. Sanford be the committee.

The bill entitled “ An act supplementary to the act passed the 30th of March, 1802, to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers,” was read the second time,

On motion, Resolved, That it be referred to a select committee to consider and report thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Morrow, Mr. Varnum, and Mr. Barry be the committee.

The resolution to indemnify Jabez Mowry, and others, was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on foreign relations, to consider and report thereon.

The bill entitled “ An act for the gradual increase of the navy of the United States,” was read the second time.

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

The bill entitled “ An act providing for the sale of certain lands in the State of Ohio forinerly set apart for the refugees from Canada and NovaScotia,” was read the second time.

On motion, 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 bill entitled - An act for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton,” was read the second time.

On motion, Ordered, That it be referred to the committee on military affairs, to consider and report thereon.

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

Mr. President—The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of their President.

The House of Representatives have passed a bill entitled “ An act to establish post-roads,” a bill entitled “ An act supplementary to an act entitled · An act granting bounties in lands and extra pay to certain Canadian volunteers," a bill entitled

Au act for the benefit of John P. Maxwell and Hugh H. Maxwell,” a bill entitled “ An act regulating the currency,within the United States, of the

gold and silver coins of Great Britain, France, Portugal, and Spain, and the crowns of France, and five franc pieces," a bill entitled “ An act for the confirmation of certain claims to land in the western district of the State of Louisiana," a bill entitled “ An act to provide for the appointment of a surveyor of the public lands in the Territories of Illinois and Missouri,” also a bill entitled “ An act fixing the compensation of the Secretary of the Senate and clerk of the House of Representatives, and making a temporary provision for the Clerks employed in their offices,” in which bills they request the concurrence of the Senate.

They have passed the bill which originated in the Senate, entitled “ An act respecting the late officers and crew of the sloop of war Wasp," with amendments, in which they request the concur. rence of the Senate; the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Edward Wilson,” with amendments, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate; also the bill entitled " An act further

sup plementary to the act entitled . An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi Territory," with amendments, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate.

T'hey have also passed the bill from the Senate, entitled “ An act for the relief of the Baltimore -and Massachusetts bible societies.” And be withdrew.

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