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sident of the United States the ten enrolled bills last reported to have been examined ;

And that they had examined and found duly enrolled, the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of William Haman," the bill entitled “ An act to increase the compensations now allowed by law to inspectors, measurers, weighers, and gaugers, employed in the collection of the customs,” the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Asher Palmer," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of John Crosby and John Crosby, junior,” the bill entitled “ An act declaring the assent of Congress to an act of the general assembly of Virginia,” the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Joseph Wheaton,” the bill entitled “ An act granting to Amos Spafford the right of pre-emption," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Young King, a chief of the Seneca tribe of Indians,” the bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John T. Courtney and Samuel Harrison, or their legal representatives," the bill entitled " An act for the relief of the heirs of Alexander Roxburgh," the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Ephraim Shaler,” the bill entitled “An act for the relief of the widow and children of Charles Dolph, deceased,” the bill entitled “ An act rewarding the officers and crew of the Constitution for the capture of the British sloop of war Levant,” the bill entitled " An act for the relief of Charles Levaux Trudeau," the bill entitled “ An act providing for the salę

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of the tract of land at the foot of the rapids of Sandusky," the bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to James Levins," and also the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones.”

Mr. Tait, from the committee on naval affairs, to whom was referred the bill entitled “ An act for the relief of George T. Ross, Daniel T. Patterson, and the officers and men lately under their command,” reported it without amendment, and the bill was considered as in committee of the whole, 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.

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Varnum asked and obtained leave to bring in a bill fixing the compensation of the chaplains of Congress; and the bill was read. Ordered, That it pass to the second reading.

On motion by Mr. Sanford, It was agreed that Harman Hendricks bare leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the bill entitled - An act declaring the consent of Congress to acts of the State of South-Carolina, authorizing the city council of Charleston to impose and collect a du

ty 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 the tonnage of vessels in the ports of Savannah and St. Marys,” together with the amendment reported thereto by the select committee ; and the amendment having been disagreed to, the bill was reported to the House, and Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

On motion, 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 resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution to ascertain the longitude of the capitol, in the city of Washington, and

On the question-Shall this resolution be read a third time?"

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

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

The bill entitled “ An act authorizing the payment of a sum of money to John Rodgers and others," was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill entitled “ An act making an appro

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priation for repairing certain roads therein described,” was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill entitled “ An act to authorize the surveying and making a road in the Territory of Illinois,

read a third time. Resolved, That this bill pass.

Ordered, T'hat the Secretary notify the House of Representatives acccordingly.

The bill entitled “ An act continuing the sala“ ries of certain officers of government,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Joseph S. Newell,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The bill entitled “ An act for the payment of the militia in the case therein mentioned," was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The 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,” was read a third time.

Resolved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill entitled 6 An act for the relief of Moses Turner,” was read a third time.

Resilved, That this bill pass.

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

The bill entitled “ An act providing an additional compensation to the district judge of the southern district of New-York,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The bill entitled “ An act to enable the levy court of the county of Alexandria to lay a tax for the purpose of defraying the expense of erecting a goal and court-house,” was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The bill entitled “ An act providing for cases of lost military land warrants, and discharges for faithful services," was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

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

The bill entitled “ An act for the relief of Elizabeth Hamilton," was read a third time. Resolved, That this bill

pass.

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