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Mess. Barbour, Mess. Mason, of Va.
Gaillard,

Tait,
Goldsborough, Thompson,
Gore,

Tichenor,
Macon,

Turner,
Mason, of N. H.

Williams.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barry,

Mess. Lacock,
Chace,

Morrow,
Condit,

Roberts,
Daggett,

Ruggles,
Dana,

Talbot,
Horsey,

Varnum,
Hunter,

Wilson,
King,

On motion by Mr Harper,
To strike out the following proviso:

Provided, That all cotton cloths, or cloths of which cotton is the material of chief value, (excepting nankeens imported directly from China,) the original cost of which at the place whence imported, with the addition of twenty per cent. if imported from the Cape of Good Hope, or from places beyond it, and of ten per cent. if imported from any other place, shall be less than twentyfive cents per square yard, shall, with such addition, be taken and deemed to have cost twentyfive cents per square yard, and shall be charged with duty accordingly."

It was determined in the negative, yeas 10,

nays 22.

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Morrow,

On motion by Mr. Lacock, The yeas and nays being desired by one filth of the Senators present, those who voted in the afformative, are Mess. Barbour, Mess. Macon, Gaillard,

Mason, of N. H.
Goldsborough,

Tait,
Gore,

Turner,
Harper,

Williams.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barry,

Mess. Mason, of Va.
Brown,
Campbell,

Roberts,
Chace,

Ruggles,
Condit,

Sanford,
Daggett,

Talbot,
Fromentin,

Thompson,
Horsey,

Tichenor,
Hunter,

Varnum,
King,
Lacock,

Wilson.
On motion by Mr. Dana,
To strike out the following section :

“ Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the acť passed the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, entitled “ An act to repeal so much of the several acts imposing duties on the tonnage of ships and vessels, and on goods, wares, and merchandise imported into the United States, as imposes a discriminating duty on tonuage be

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tween foreign vessels and vessels of the United States, and between goods imported into the United States in foreign vessels and vessels of the United States,” shall apply and be in full force as to the discriminating duties established by this act on the tonnage of foreign vessels, and the goods, wares, and merchandise therein imported,”

It was determined in the negative, yeas 14,

nays 19.

On his motion,
The
yeas

and nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative, are Mess. Daggett,

Mess. Macon,
Dana,

Mason, of N. H.
Fromentin,

Roberts,
Gaillard,

Sanford,
Gore,

Thompson,
Hunter,

Tichenor,
King,

Wells.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barbour, Mess. Mason, of Va.
Barry,

Morrow,
Brown,

Ruggles,
Campbell,

Talbot
Chace,

Tait,
Condit,

Turner,
Goldsborough, Varnum,
Harper,

Williams,
Horsey,

Wilson.
Lacock,

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

It was determined in the affirmative, yeas 25,

nays 7.

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Varnum,

On motion by Mr. Turner, The yeas and nays being desired by one fifth of the Senators present, those who voted in the affirmative are, Mess. Barry,

Mess. Morrow,
Brown,

Roberts,
Campbell,

Ruggles,
Chace,

Sanford,
Condit,

Talbot,
Daggett,

Tait,
Fromentin,

Thompson,
Gaillard,

Tichenor,
Horsey,
Hunter,

Wells,
King,

Williams,
Lacock,

Wilson.
Mason, of Va.
Those who voted in the negative are,
Mess. Barbour, Mess. Macon,

Goldsborough, Mason, of N. H.
Gore,

Turner.
Harper,

On motion, The Senate adjourned to 11 o'clock to-morrow morning; to which time the several orders of the day were postponed.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1816.

On motion by Mr. Brown, Ordered, That the committee to whom was referred the memorial of Willis Hall, junior, and others, be discharged from the further consideration thereof.

On motion by Mr. Macon, Resolved, That the Secretaries of the Departments be directed to report jointly to the Senate, in the first week of the next session of Congress, a plan to insure the annual settlement of the public accounts, and a more certain accountability of the public expenditure, in their respective Departments.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion made the 19th instant, which was amended and agreed to as follows:

Resolved, That the Secretaries of War and of the Navy be directed to inquire into the expediency of authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to subscribe fifty thousand dollars to the great coast-wise canal and river navigation company, incorporated by the legislature of Virginia, for the purpose of cutting a canal from the port of Norfolk through the eastern branch of Elizabeth River, to the channel of Currituck Sound, on the terms and conditions proposed by the president and directors of the said great coast-wise canal and river navigation company, and that the said

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