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William K. Fuller.
Ransom H. Gillet.
Samuel C. Hathaway.
George W. Lay.
Isaac B. Van Houten.
Campbell P. White.
Ferdinand S. Schenck.
Joseph B. Anthony.
Charles A. Barnitz.
William K. Clowney.
Augustine S. Clayton.
Thomas F. Foster.
David W. Dickinson.. William C. Dunlap.
John B. Forester.
William M. Inge.
James K. Polk.
James M. Bell. John Chaney. Benjamin Jones. Jeremiah McLene. Robert Mitchell. William Patterson. Jonathan Sloane. David Spangler. John Thomson. Joseph Vance. Samuel F. Vinton. Elisha Whittlesey.
Several new members appeared, produced their credentials, were sworn to support the constitution of the United States, and took their seats, to wit:
From the State of Massachusetts.
Stephen C. Phillips, in the place of Rufus Choate, resigned.
From the State of Connecticut.
Ebenezer Jackson, Phineas Miner, and Joseph Trumbull, in the place of Jabez W. Huntington, Samuel A. Foot, and William W. Ellsworth, all of whom have resigned.
From the State of New York.
Charles G. Ferris, in the place of Dudley Selden, resigned.
John Robertson, in the place of Andrew Stevenson, resigned.
Robert P. Letcher, to supply the vacancy declared at the last session to exist in the representation of that State.
From the State of Ohio.
Daniel Kilgore, in the place of Humphrey H. Leavitt, resigned.
Henry Johnson, in the place of Edward D. White, resigned.
William L. May, in the place of Joseph Duncan, resigned.
Delegates from Territories also appeared, and took their seats, viz.
From the Territory of Michigan-Lucius Lyon.
From the Territory of Florida-Joseph M. White.
And a quorum, consisting of a majority of the whole number of members of the House being present, it was,
On motion of Mr. McKinley,
Ordered, That a message be sent to the Senate, informing that body that a quorum of the House of Representatives has assembled, and that the House is ready to proceed to business.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Lowrie, their Secretary:
Mr. Speaker: I am directed to inform the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate is assembled, and that the Senate is ready to proceed to business. The Senate have passed a resolution for the appointment of a committee, on their part, to join such committee as may be appointed on the part of the House of Representatives, to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled, and that Congress is ready to receive any communications he may be pleased to make; and have appointed Mr. White, of Tennessee, and Mr. Swift, of Vermont, of the committee on their part. And then he withdrew.
The House proceeded to the consideration of the said resolution from the Senate; and the same being read, was agreed to by the House. And Mr. McKinley and Mr. Lansing were appointed of the committee on the part of this House.
On motion of Mr. Ward,
Ordered, That the daily hour to which this House shall stand adjourned be 12 o'clock meridian, until otherwise ordered.
On motion of Mr. Ward,
Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to cause the members to be furnished with such newspapers as they, respectively, may elect; the expense of each member not to exceed the price of three daily papers per
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1834.
Several other members appeared, and took their seats, viz.
From the State of Connecticut-Ebenezer Young.
From the State of New York-Philo C. Fuller, Abner Hazeltine, and Edward Howell.
From the State of New Jersey-Samuel Fowler and William N. Shinn. From the State of Pennsylvania-John Banks, Joseph Henderson, Richard Coulter, and John Galbraith.
From the State of Virginia-James W. Bouldin and Joseph W. Chinn. From the State of Ohio-William Allen.
From the State of Maryland-John N. Steele and Richard B. Carmichael.
A new member, viz. from the State of Vermont, Henry F. Janes, in the place of Benjamin F. Deming, deceased, appeared, produced his credentials, was sworn to support the constitution of the United States, and took his seat.
Mr. McKinley, from the joint committee appointed to wait on the President of the United States, and inform him that quorums of the two Houses have assembled, and that Congress are ready to receive any communications he may be pleased to make, reported that the committee