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whole, the consideration of the bill entitled " Ag act to increase the pensions of Invalids in certain cases, for the relief of invalids of the militia, and for the appointment of pension agents in those States, where there is no commissioner of loans," and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled " An act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment of the United States, for the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen together with the amendment reported thereto b the select committee. Mr. Barry was requested to take the chair, and the amendment having been disagreed to, the President resumed the chair

, and Mr. Barry reported the bill to the House.

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 bill entitled “ An act supplemental to the act entitled An act regelating and defining the duties of the judges of the Territory of Illinois, and for vesting in the court of the Territory of Indiana, a jurisdiction in chancery cases, arising in the said Territory," and the bill having been amended, the President reporter it to the House accordingly.

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

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It was determined in the affirmative, The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the bill entitled “ An act for the more convenient arrangement of the times and places of holding the circuit courts of the United States for the districts of South-Carolina and Georgia,” and Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

On motion by Mr. Turner, The bill last mentioned was read a third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That this bill pass. .

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

The Senate rebumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled “ An áct for the relief of Patrick and Abigail O'Flyng, and Edmund O'Flyng,” and

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The bill last mentioned was read a third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

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

Mr. President-The President of the United States, on the 19th instant, approved and signed · An act to enable the people of the Indiana Territory to form a Constitution and State Government, and for the admission of such State into. the Union on an equal footing with the original

States," also “ An act to abolish the existing duties on spirits distilled within the United States, and to lay other duties in lieu of those at present imposed on licenses to distillers of spirituous liquors."

The House of Representatives have passed a bill entitled An act making appropriations for repairing certain roads therein described,” a bill entitled - An act to authorize the surveying and making a road in the Territory of Illinois ;" a bill entitled “ An act appropriating the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars, for the purpose therein mentioned," a bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John Rodgers and others," a bill entitled " An act for the relief of Joseph S. Newell,” a bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Joseph Stewart and others,” a bill entitled “ An act authorizing the judges of the circuit court for the district of Columbia to prepare a code of jurisprudence for the said district,” a bill entitled "An act allowing pay to certain persons made prisoners with the revenue cutter Surveyor,” a bill entitled “ An act concerning pre-emption rights given in the purchase of lands to certain settlers in the State of Louisiana, and in the Territories of Missouri and Illinois," also a bill entitled “ An act for reducing the duties on licenses to retailers of wines spirituous liquors, and foreign merchandise ;" in which bilis they request the concurrence of the Senate.

They have concurred in the amendment of the Senate to the bill entitled “ An act for organizing the general staff, and making further provision for the army of the United States."

They have passed the bill from the Senate, entitled “ An act establishing a port of delivery at the town of Bayou St. John,” also the bill entitled “ An act concerning the entry of vessels at the port of Middletown,” with amendments, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. And he withdrew.

The Senate proceeded to consider the amendments of the House of Representatives to the bill last mentioned.

Whereupon,
Resolved, That they concur therein.

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

The ten bills last brought up for concurrence were read.

Ordered, That they severally pass to the second reading

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled - An act making further provision for settling claims to land in the Territory of Illinois,” together with the amendments reported thereto by the select committee, and the bill having been amended, the President reported it to the House accordingly, and the amendments having been concurred ing

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

It was determined in the affirmative. Mr. Campbell, from the committee to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of David Coffin, Samuel and William Rodman, and Samuel Rodman, junior," reported it with an amendment, which was read. Y

On notion by Mr. Campbell, Orilered, That the committee to whom was referred the petition of Samuel Upton and Thomas Adams, be discharged from the further conside ration thereof.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill for setting the compensation of the commissioners, clerk, and translator of the board for land claims in the western district of the Territory of Orleans, now State of Louisiana ; and the bill having been amended, the President reported it to the house accordingly.

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 authorizing the sale of lots owned by the United States in the city of New-Orleans, and for other purposes ; and

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

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