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By Mr. Webster: The declaration of Isaac Wiles, presented May 19, 1831.

By Mr. Lane: The memorial of John Crandon, presented February 16, 1835.

By Mr. Evans : The petition of James McFarland, presented December 27. 1834.

By Mr. Evans: The petition of Thankful Randall, presented December 29, 1934.

Mr. Speaker presented a memorial of John Charles Frederick Salomon, of the State of Pennsylvania, in relation to a patent safety steam boiler invented and patented by him.

Mr. Wise presented a petition of the sailingmasters of the Navy, praying for an increase of pay.

Mr. Beale presented a petition of Philip Rupel, praying for an appropriation to enable him to make experiments for the purpose of proving his recently rediscovered submarine or Greek fire.

Mr. McKim presented a memorial of Anthony Faulac, of the city of Baltimore, relative to an adjustment and payment of his account, computed at the rate of thirty dollars per day, for a detention of the ship “General Smith," chartered by him to the Commissioners of the Navy in 1933, for transporting a cargo of provisions to Valparaiso or Lima.

Mr. Pearce, of Maryland, presented a petition of Samuel Hambleton, a purser in the Navy of the United States, praying for arrearages of pension.

Mr. McKim presented a petition of Louisa Sherburne, of the city of Baltimore, widow of Jonathan W. Sherburne, deceased, praying for a pension from the time of the death of her husband up to 1833.

BIr. Beardsley presented the petition of Melancthon T. Woolsey, a captain in the United States Navy, praying to be exempted from the payment of certain claims held by the United States against him.

Ordered, That the said petitions and memorials be severally referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

The under mentioned petitions and memorials, heretofore presented, were again presented, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, viz:

By Mr. Luke Lea: The petition of Spencer C. Gist, presented March 21. 1834.

By Mr. Glascock: The petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of Georgia, for the establishment of a navy yard at Brunswick, presented May 19, 1834.

By Mr. Clark: The petition of William P. Zantzinger, presented February 23, 1835.

By Mr. Mason, of Virginia : The petition of F. A. Parker, presented February 10, 1834

By Mr. Wise: The three petitions of James Barron, presented December 15, 1834.

By Mr. McKim: The petition of John Rodgers, presented December 16, 1833.

By Mr. Parker: The petition of James Wiltbank, presented January 19, 1835.

By Mr. Parker : The petition of Lawrence Kearny, presented March 24. 1834.

By Mr. Vanderpoel : The petition of William A. Weaver, presented December 8, 1834.

By Mr. Cambreleng : The petition of Mary Preble, Julia M. Lawrence, and others, widows of deceased naval officers, presented December 11, 1833.

By Mr. Pearce, of Rhode Island: The petition of Elizabeth Mays, presented December 8, 1834.

By Mr. Kilgore: The petition of David Goorley, presented January 10, 1831.

By Mr. Allan of Ky: The petition of Mordecai Boothe, presented March 22, 1830.

Mr. Reed presented the memorial of sundry inhabitants of New Bedford, in the State of Massachusetts, praying for a further appropriation for the purpose of carrying into effect the law of last session, providing for the erection of beacons and placing buoys in Buzzard's bay, and other places.

Mr. Ingham presented the memorial of sundry inhabitants of the State of Connecticut, praying for an appropriation for the erection of spindles on certain rocks in the harbor of Killingsworth, in said State.

Mr. Judson presented the petition of William Judson, of the town of New London, in the State of Connecticut, praying to be indemnified against the loss he sustained in building the custom-house at the port of New London.

Mr. Judson presented a petition of the selectmen, mayor and aldermen of Norwich, in the State of Connecticut, praying that the city of Norwich may be made a port of entry.

Mr. Phillips presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of Manchester and Essex, in the State of Massachusetts, praying for an appropriation for the purpose of removing an obstruction at the entrance of the Manchester harbor.

Mr. Wardwell presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of New York, praying for an appropriation for the improvement of the mouth of Big Sandy creek, emptying into Mexico bay, at the lower end of Lake Ontario, in said State.

Mr. Turrill presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the Territory of Michigan, praying for an appropriation for the speedy construction of a harbor at the mouth of the river St. Joseph.

Mr. Johnson, of Kentucky, presented a like petition from sundry other inhabitants of Michigan.

Mr. Chapin presented a like petition from sundry other inhabitants of Michigan.

Mr. Turrill presented three several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Niagara, in the State of New York, praying for an appropriation for the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of Fighteeninile creek, in said county.

Mr. Lay presented a memorial of sundry inhabitants residing near the navigable waters of the great western lakes, relative to the construction of works at the eastern termination of Lake Erie, for the security of shipping engaged in the commerce of those lakes.

Mr. Huntington presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of Sag Harbor, in the State of New York, praying for the erection of a light-house on Cedar island, and for the placing of buoys at sundry places therein mentioned.

Mr. Hazeltine presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chautauque, in the State of New York, praying for an appropriation for the erection of a pier at the harbor of Van Buren, on Lake Erie, in said State.

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Mr. Hazeltine presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chautauque, in the State of New York, praying for a survey of the harbor of Van Buren, on Lake Erie.

Mr. Evans presented a petition of T. R. Theobald, of the State of Maine, praying for the remission of a fine imposed by the collector at New Orleans in November last, in consequence of his neglect to take a manifest of the cargo of the brig Euphrates.

Mr. Evans presented a petition of Benjamin T. Stone, of the State of Maine, praying for the remission of a fine imposed in consequence of his neglect to take a manifest of his cargo, when bound to New Orleans.

Mr. Jarvis presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of Maine, praying for the erection of light-houses in Penobscot bay, in said State.

Mr. Jarvis presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of Maine, praying for the erection of a light-house near the mouth of Pleasant river, in said State.

Mr. Smith presented a petition of sundry inhabitants, shipmasters, merchants, and others, of Portland, in the State of Maine, praying for an appropriation for the establishment of a marine hospital at that place.

Mr. Fairfield presented a petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of Maine, praying for a further appropriation for the improvement of Wells harbor, in said State.

Ordered, That the said several petitions and memorials be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

The under inentioned petitions and memorials, heretofore presented, were again presented, and referred to the Committee on Commerce, viz:

By Mr. Ingham: The petition of sundry citizens of Connecticut, for the improvement of the harbor of Westbrook, in said State, presented February 4, 1833.

By Mr. Turrill: The petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of New York, for a harbor at the mouth of Salmon river, presented January 27, 1331.

By Mr. Huntington: The petition of citizens of Sag Harbor, New York, for a breakwater at that place, presented December 20, 1833.

By Mr. Hazeltine: The petition of inhabitants of Erie and Chautauque counties in New York, for the improvement of Portland harbor, presented February 22, 1830.

By Mr. Hazeltine: The petition of citizens of Chautauque county, New York, relative to Silver Lake harbor, presented February 1, 1830.

By Mr. Hazeltine: The petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of New York, for a beacon light on Silver creek, presented January 14, 1835.

By Mr. McKim: The petition of merchants of Baltimore, for a marine hospital, presented February 10, 1934.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of sundry inhabitants of the State of Virginia, for a light-house on Hog island, presented February 10, 1834.

By Mr. Sherrod Williams: The petition of inhabitants of Kentucky, for a port of entry at Portageville, presented January 12, 1835.

By Mr. Patterson: The petition of inhabitants of Ohio, relative to Sandusky bay, presented January 5, 1835.

By Mr. Patterson: The petition of inhabitants of Ohio, for the improvement of the harbor of Port Chilton, presented January 19, 1835.

By Mr. Patterson: The petition of inhabitants of Ohio, for the improvement of the Huron river, presented February 17, 1834.

By Mr. Patterson: The petition of inhabitants of Ohio, for the improvement of the harbor of Vermilion river, presented January 13, 1834.

By Mr. Casey: The resolutions of the Legislature of Ilinois, relative to ports of entry at Ottawa, Lafayette, and Galena, presented December 27, 1834.

Mr. Thomas presented a petition of John Harry, late of Washington county, in the State of Maryland, praying that the proceeds arising from the sale of certain lands, sold by Government as the property of Thomas B. Hall, may be granted to him in payment of a demand due to him from said Hall.

Mr. Pinckney presented a petition of Polly Lining, executrix of Charles Lining, surviving executor of Edward Blake, deceased, praying that satisfaction may be entered on a certain judgment therein mentioned, the repayment of the amount ascertained to be due from the United States to said Blake, late superintendent of the light-houses for the port of Charleston.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Martin presented the memorials of the Legislature of the State of Alabama, and petitions of sundry citizens of said State, praying a further appropriation for the improvement of the Tennessee river, which memorial was referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

The under mentioned petitions, heretofore presented, were again presented, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, viz:

By Mr. Reed: The petition of the heirs of Tristram Coffin, presented December 17, 1834.

By Mr. McKennan: The petition of the heirs of Thomas Gordon, presented January 4, 1832.

By Mr. Grennell: The petition of David Sanderson, presented March 1, 1830.

By Mr. Hoar: The petition of Joshua P. Frothingham, presented December 23, 1833.

By Mr. Loyall: The petition of John Cowper, presented January 6, 1834.

By Mr. Toucey: The petition of the heirs and representatives of Silas Dean, deceased, presented January 12, 1835.

By Mr. Jlaley: The petition of the heirs of Doctor Philip Turner, presented January 6, 1834.

By Mr. Everett: The petition of Lydia Parkhurst, presented December 11, 1833.

By Mr. Cambreleng: The petition of David and Maria Brooks, heirs of Daniel Neil, deceased, presented December 12, 1834.

By Mr. Hazeltine: The petition of Nathaniel Bird, presented Decembe: 13, 1833.

By Mr. Parker: The petition of George Townley, presented December 8, 1834.

By Mr. Miller: The petition of Francis Gibson and others, heirs of Col. George Gibson, deceased, presented December 11, 1833.

By Mr. Wagener : The petition of John H. Genther, presented January 28, 1828.

By Mr. Beaumont: The petition of the heirs of William Hooker Smith, presented December 8, 1834.

By Mr. Harper: The petition of Eleanor Wilson, widow of Philip Wilson, presented December 16, 1833.

By Mr. Clark: The petition of the heirs of John Brooks, presented January 12, 1835.

By Mr. Harper: The petition of the heirs of Mary Fanning Hibbs, daughter of Lieutenant Joshua Fanning, presented January 6, 1834.

By Mr. Robertson : The petition of the heirs of John Winston, presented March 12, 1832.

By Mr. Bouldin : The petition of Mrs. Anna Price, presented February 15, 1819.

By Mr. Loyall: The petition of the executors of Captain Larkin Smith, presented December 11, 1833.

By Mr. Taliaferro: The petition of Robert Beale, heir of Turberville, presented December 13, 1832.

By Mr. Taliaferro : The petition of the heirs of Nicholas Currill, presented December 24, 1833.

By Mr. Mercer : The petition of the heirs of Captain John Tebbs, de. ceased, presented December 22, 1832.

By Mr. Jones, of Virginia: The petition of Samuel Jones, presented June 26, 1831.

By Mr. Jones, of Virginia: The petition of the heirs of John Stephenson, presented December 9, 1834.

By Mr. Jones, of Virginia : The petition of Willis Wilson, presented January 27, 1834.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of William R. Custis, heir and devisee of Lieutenant Thomas Custis, presented February 10, 1834.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Captain Thomas Cooke, presented February 2, 1835.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Peter Helphinstine, presented January 27, 1834.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of John M. Gregory, presented February 16, 1835.

By Mr. Wise : The petition of the heirs of Captain William Oliver, presented December 17, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Captain Charles Snead, presented December 11, 1333.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Doctor Miles King, presented February 10, 1834.

By Mr. Wise : The petition of the heirs of Doctor Charles Taylor, pre. sented December 24, 1834.

By Mr. Wise : The petition of the heirs of William B. Bunting, presented December 11, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Captain David Mason, presented December 24, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Captain Alexander Rose, presented December 17, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of Simon Summers, presented December 14, 1832.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of the heirs of Reuben Chapman, presented December 23, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of John Sutton, presented December 16, 1833.

By Mr. Wise: The petition of John Clark, presented December 16, 1833.

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