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It was determined in the affirmative. The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution directing medals to be struck, and, together with the thanks of Congress, presented to major general Harrison, and governor Shelby, and for o her purposes. Mr. Varnum was requested to take the chair, and the resolution having been amend-, ed, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Varnum reported it accordingly.

On the question to concur in the amendment agreed to as in committee of the whole, to strike out “major general William Henry Harrison,"

It was determined in the negative, yeas 13,

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nays 14.

On motion by Mr. Varnum, The

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

Mess. Mason, of Va.
Daggett,

Roberts,
Gaillard,

Tait,
Gore,

Tichenor,
King,

Turner,
Lacock,

Varnum.
Mason, of N. H.
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barbour,

Mess. Condit,
Barry,

Harper,
Chace,

Horsey,

ing the

Mess. Macon,

Mess. Talbot,
Morrow,

Wells,
Ruggles,

Williams,
Sanford,

Wilson. On motion by Mr. Horsey, Ordered, That the resolution be re-committed to the committee on military affairs, further to consider and report thereon.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act regulatcurrency,

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,” reported it without amendment.

The amendments to the bill entitled “An act to regulate the duties on imports and tonnage,” having been reported by the committee correctly engrossed, the bill was read a third time as amended.

Resolved, That this bill pass with amendments.

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to provide more effectually for the payment of specie by the several banks within the District of Columbia.

On motion by Mr. Tait, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until the first Monday in June next. The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill to erecta light-house at the mouth of the Mississippi river.

On motion by Mr. Fromentin, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until the first Monday in June next

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for the relief of Isaac Briggs.

On motion by Mr. Daggett, Ordered, That the further consideration thereof be postponed until the first Monday in July next.

Mr. Roberts reported from the committee that they had this day laid before the President of the United States, the enrolled bill entitled “ An act respecting the late officers and crew of the sloop of war Wasp," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Xaverio Naudi," the bill entitled 4 An act for the relief of Richard Mitchell," the bill entitled “ An act concerning field-officers of the militia,” the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of the Baltimore and Massachusetts bible societies," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Edward Wilson," also the bill entitled 4 An act further supplementary to the act entitled · An act providing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi Territory.”

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled An act for the relief of Henry Malcolm," and

On the question—" Shail this bill be read a third time?"

It was determined in the negative. So the bill was lost.

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

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill concerning the annual sum appropriated for arming and equip ping the militia.

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 consideration of the bill to increase the compensation of the superintendents of the manufactories of arms at Springfield and Harper's Ferry; and

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

It was determined in the affirmative. A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. Todd, his Secretary :

Mr. President-The President of the United States this day approved and signed “ An act respecting the late officers and crew of the sloop of war Wasp,” “An act for the relief of Richard Mitchell,” “ An act concerning field-officers of the militia," “ An act for the relief of the Baltimore and Massachusetts bible societies,” “An act for the relief of Edward Wilson,” 6 An act for the relief of Xaverio Naudi," also “ An act further supplementary to the act entitled . An act provid.

ing for the indemnification of certain claimants of public lands in the Mississippi Territory." And he withdrew.

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

Mr. Brown, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act to provide for the appointment of a surveyor of the public lands in the Territories of Illinois and Missouri,” reported it with amendments, which were read.

After the consideration of executive business, the Senate adjourned to eleven o'clock OR Monday morning; to which time the several orders of the day were postponed.

MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1816.

Mr. Tait, from the committee on naval affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled - An act concerning the owners, officers, and crew of the privateer Roger," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Brown, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act providing for the sale of certain lands in the State of Ohio, formerly set apart for refugees from Canada and Nova-Scotia," reported it without amendment.

Mr. Brown, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act to establish a land district in the Illinois Territory, north of the district of Kaskaskia,” reported it without amendment.

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