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Resolved, That this bill pass, and that the title thereof be “ An act making further appropriations for the year 1816."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in this bill.

The Senate resumed, as in committee of the whole, the consideration of the resolution relative to the more effectual collection of the public revenue; together with the amendments proposed thereto. Mr. Barry was requested to take the chair.

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

It was determined in the negative, yeas 9,

nays 21.

On his motion,
The
yeas
and

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

Mess. Roberts,
Goldsborough, Ruggles,
Lacock,

Wells,
Mason, of Va.

Wilson.
Morrow,
Those who voted in the negative, are
Mess. Barry,

Mess. Condit,
Bibb,

Daggett,
Campbell,

Dana,
Chace,

Fromentin,

Mess. Gaillard, Mess. Sanford,
Gore,

Tait,
Harper,

Tichenor,
Howell,

Turner,
King,

Varnum,
Macon,

Williams.
Mason, of N. H.
On the question to agree to the following
amendment reported by the select committee :

Strike out all the resolution after the word "assembled,” in the second line, and insert in lieu thereof the following:

That all duties, taxes, debts, or sums of money accruing or becoming due to the United States, ought to be collected and received in the lawful money of the United States, or in treasury notes, or in notes of the bank of the United States, as by law provided and declared. And resolved further, That from and after the

next, no such duties, taxes, debts, or sums of money accruing or becoming payable to the United States as aforesaid, ought to be collected or received otherwise than in the lawful money

of the United States, or in treasury notes, or potes of the bank of the United States as aforesaid : Provided, nevertheless, That until the

next, it shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Treasury to cause the said duties, taxes, debts, or sums of money so accruing and becoming payable, to be collected and received in the notes of any bank established by authority of the United

day of

day of

.

Śtates, or of any of them, which shall be equal in value to treasury notes, bearing an interest of five and two fifths per cent. per annum.

And in case the notes of any of the said banks shall be of less value than the treasury notes aforesaid, the same may be received at a discount equal to the difference in value between such notes and the aforesaid treasury notes, at the time the same shall be so received. Aod that it shall be lawful for the Se cretary of the Treasury, from time to time, to ascertain the difference aforesaid, and to issue instructions directing the rates of discount, at which such notes shall respectively be so received.

And resolved further, That whenever the notes of any of the aforesaid banks, which shall be of less value than the aforesaid treasury notes, shall be paid in satisfaction of any debt or sum of money due from the United States, the same shall be paid at a discount equal to the difference in value between such notes and the aforesaid treasury notes at the time of such payment.

It was determined in the negative, yeas 11,

Days 19.

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

Mess. Fromentin,
Daggett,

Gore,
Dapa,

Howell,

Morrow,

Varnum,

Mess. King,

Mess. Tichenor,
Mas, n, of N. H. Turner.

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

Barry,
Bibbi,

Roberts,
Campbell,

Ruggles,
Condit,

Tait,
Gaillard,
Goldsborough,

Wells,
Harper,

Williams,
Lacock,

Wilson.
Macon,
On the question to agree to the following mo-
tion, proposed by Mr. Dana :

" And that bank bills or notes which may be received in payment of sums due to the United States, in any one district of the customs, shall be equally receivable in payment of like duties within every other district."

It was determined in the negative, yeas 3,

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nays 27.

On motion by Mr. Dana,
The

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

Mr. Turner.
Macon,
Those who voted in the negative, are

Mess. Barbour,

Barry,
Bibb,
Campbell,
Chace,
Condit,
Daggett,
Fromentin,
Gaillard,
Goldsborough,
Gore,
Harper,
Howell,

Mess. Lacock,

Mason, of N. H.
Mason, of Va.
Morrow,
Roberts,
Ruggles,
Sanford,
Tait,
Tichenor,
Varnum,
Wells,
Williams.
Wilson.

King,

The resolution having been amended, the Pregident resumed the chair, and it was reported to the House accordingly, and the amendments haying been concurred in,

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

It was determined in the affirmative, yeas 19,

Days 11.

On motion by Mr. Bibb, The yeas and

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

Mess. Condit,
Bibb,

Daggett,
Campbell,

Dana,
Clace,

Fromentin,

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