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petition of Joseph W. Green and others, accompanied by a bill (No. 62) for iheir relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow,

Mr. Phillips, from the Committee on Commerce, made a report on the petition of George Gott and others, accompanied by a bill (No. 63) for their relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Bell, Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of inhabitants of the county of Clay, in the State of Missouri, in relation to protection of the western frontier of the said State, and that said memorial be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported a bill (No. 64) for the relief of Benjamin and Nancy Merrill; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the petition of Joseph Gresham, accompanied by a bill (No. 65) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Commit tee of the Whole House to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Jarvis, Ordered, That the Committee on Naval Affairs be discharged from the consideration of the petition of Lucy Alexander and others, heirs of Doctor Lawrence Brooke. Also, from the case of Janette Taylor, representative of Admiral John Paul Jones, and that they be referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

On motion of Mr. Wardwell, Ordered, That the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Simeon Meachum, and that it be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made a report on the petition of William Robertson, of Georgia; which was read, and the resolution therein submitted, was agreed to by the House, viz:

Resolved. That the Committee of Claims be discharged from the consideration of the petition of William Robertson, and that the same, with the account accompanying it, be referred to the President of the United States.

Mr. Whittlesey, from the Committee of Claims, made unfavorable reports on the cases of Peter Dixey, Samuel Cazad, and James Cheek; which reports were ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Carr, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made a report on the petition of William Bowman, accompanied by a bill (No. 66) for his relief; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Carr, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, made a report on the memorial of citizens of the county of Monroe, in the State of Indiana, accompanied by a bill (No. 67) for the relief of the citizens of the reserved township in said county; which bill was read the first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

And then the House adjourned until to-morrow, 12 o'clock meridian.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1835.

A motion was made by Mr. Beardsley, That the rules prescribing the order of business, be suspended, and that the House do now proceed in the consideration of the letter of Isaac E. Crary, laid before the House on the 16th instant, enclosing "a certificate of of his election as Representative of the State of Michigan in the Congress of the United States.”

And on the question that the House do agree to the motion to suspend the rules, and proceed to the consideration of the said letter,

133, It passed in the affirmative, two-thirds voting therefor. Yerus,

47. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are, Mr. John Quincy Adams

George Grennell, jr.

Moses Mason, jr.
William H. Ashley
Elisha Haley

Sampson Mason
Jeremiah Bailey
Joseph Hall

Abrain P. Maury
Samuel Barton
Thomas L. Hamer

James J. Mekav
Benning M. Bean
Gidcon Hard

Tho. M. T. McKennan
Samuel Beardsley
Samud S. Harrison

John McKeon
Abrahan Bockee
Albert G. Harrison

Isaac Mchim
Ratliff Boon
Charles E. Haynes

Jesse Miller
Nathaniel B. Borden
Abner Hazeltine

William Montgomery
Matthias J. Bovee
Joseph Henderson

Elv Moore
Lynn Boyd
William Hiester

Mathias Morris
George N. Briggs
Samuel Hoar

Henry A. Muhlenberg
John W. Brown
Benjamin C. Howard

George W. Owens
Andrew Buchanan
Elias Howell

Sherman Page
Churchill C. Cambreleng Edward B. Hubley

James Parker
Robert B. Campbell
Hiram P. Hunt

Gorham Parks
Reuben Chapinan
Abel Huntington

William Patterson
Graham H. Chapin
Samuel Ingham

Franklin Pierce
Timothy Childs
William Jackson

Dutee J. Pearce
Nath. H. Claiborne
Jabez Jackson

Lancelot Phelps
William Clark
Henry F. Janes

Stephen C. Phillips
Jesse F. Cleveland
Joseph Johnson

David Poits, jr.
Henry W. Connor
Richard M. Johnson

John Reed
Thomas Corwin
Cave Johnson

Joseph Reynolds
Robert Craig
Henry Johnson

John Roane
John Cramer
John W. Jones

James Rogers
Joseph H. Crane
Andrew T. Judson

Ferdinand S. Schenck
Caleb Cushing
William Kennon

William Seymour
Samuel Cushman
Daniel Kilgore

William Slade
Edward Darlington
Amos Lane

Jonathan Sloane
Edmund Deberry
Gerrit Y. Lansing

Francis 0. J. Smith
Philemon Dickerson
John Laporte

William Sprague, jr.
Ulysses F. Doubleday
Joab Lawler

Bellamy Storer
George C. Dromgoole
Abbott Lawrence

John Taliaferro
Valentine Efner
George W. Lay

Francis Thomas
Horace Everett
Thomas Lee

John Thomson
John Fairfield
Stephen B. Leonard

Isaac Toucey
Dudley Farlin
Levi Lincoln

James Turner
Philo C. Fuller
George Loyall

Joel Turrill
John Galbraith
Francis S. Lyon

Aaron Vanderpoel
James Garland
Abijah Mann, jr.

David D. Wagener
Rice Garland
Job Mann

Daniel Wardwell
Ransom H. Gillet
Joshua L. Martin

Joseph Weeks
Thomas Glascock
William Mason

Elisha Whittlesey
Francis Granger
Those who voted in the negative are,
Mr. Chilton Allan

Samuel Bunch

John Carr
James M. H. Beale
John Calhoon

William B. Carter
William K. Bond
William B. Calhoun

Zadok Casey

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John Chambers
George W. Hopkins

Francis W. Pickens
Walter Coles
Adam Huntsman

Henry L. Pinckney
John W. Davis
Leonard Jarvis

John Reynolds
Hamar Denny
George L. Kinnard

David Russell
George Evaris
Luke Lea

William B. Shepard
John B. Forester
Edvard Lucas, jr.

Augustine H. Shepperd
Richard French
Williain L. May

Ebenezer J. Shields
James Graham
Jonaihan McCarty

James Standeer
William J. Graves
Jeremiah licLene

Waddy Thompson, jr.
Williarn J. Grayson
Charles F. Mercer

Joseph R. Underwood
John K. Gritiin
William S. Morgan

Lewis Williams
Janes H. Hammond
James A. Pearce

Sherrod Williams Edward A. Hannegan Ebenezer Pctiigrew The question then recurred on the motion made on the 16th'instant, by Mr. Beardsley, that the courtesy of the Ilouse be extended to Mr. Crary, and that the Speaker be directed to assign him a seat within the House, but not as a member thereof; when

Mr. Beardsley modified his said motion to read as follows:

Resolved, That Isaac E. Crary, who claims to have been duly elected a member of this House, be admitted as a spectator, within the hall, during the settings of the House.

And on the question that the House do agree to the motion as modified,
It passed in the affirmative.
Consent being given, it was,

On motion of Mr. John Quincy Adams, Orderedl, That the memorial of Charles Blight and Julia Blight, on behalf of the heirs of Robert Fulton, deceased, December 17, 1834, be referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Chambers, of Pennsylvania, Ordered, That the petition of Robert Allison, presented December 10, 1931, be referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

On motion of Mr. Garland, of Louisiana, Ordered, That the petition of Thomas M. Burland, presented January 14, 1833; the petition of Henry Stoker, presented March 5, 1834; and the petition of Remy Poissot, presented May 6, 1834, be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

On motion of Mr. Garland, of Louisiana, Ordered, That the petition of Henry Stoker, presented February 10, 1831, and the petition of Frances Durey, presented February 2, 1835, be referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Garland, of Louisiana, Ordered, That the petition of George Rowe, presented December 8, 1931: the petition of Jean Baptiste Granger, presented February 17, 1834; the petition of John Armstrong, presented December 12, 1834; the petition of Joseph Neibert, presented February 23, 1835; and the petition of the heirs of William Graham, presented December 16, 1833, be referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

Mr. Garland, of Louisiana, presented a petition of Ursin Hebert, of the State of Louisiana, praying that his title to a certain tract of land therein mentioned, may be confirmed to him, and that a sum of money erroneously paid by him for said land may be refunded.

Ordered, That the said petition be referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

The House proceeded to the consideration of the several memorials presented yesterday from banks within the District of Columbia.

The questions pending were,

1st. By Mr. William B. Shepard, that the said memorials be referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

2d. By Mr. Thomas, that the said memorials be referred to a select committee, with the instructions set forth on the journal of yesterday.

Mr. Thomas modified his said motion so as to read as follows:

That the said memorials be referred to a select committee, to whom shall be referred all other memorials which may be presented to the present Congress, praying for an extension of the charters of the existing banks in said District of Columbia, or for the establishment of any other bank or banks, in their stead; and that said committee be authorized to act in conjunction with any similar committee that may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to examine into the condition of the currency of said District; to inspect the books, and examine into the proceedings of said banks; to ascertain whether their charters have been violated or not, and whether any abuses or malpractices have existed in their management; to send for persons and papers; to examine witnesses on oath; and to appoint a clerk to record their proceedings.

Mr. Bouldin moved to amend the motion made by Mr. Shepard, to refer the said memorials to the Committee for the District of Columbia, by adding thereto the following, viz:

With instructions to examine into the condition of the currency of said District ; to inspect the books; and to examine into the proceedings of said banks; to ascertain whether their charters have been violated or not; and whether any abuses or malpractices have existed in their management; to send for persons and papers; to examine witnesses on oath, and to appoint a clerk to record their proceedings.

Mr. Shepard accepted the amendment moved by Mr. Bouldin, and modified his motion accordingly.

And the question was then put that the said memorials be referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia, with the instructions moved by Mr. Bouldin, and accepted by Mr. Shepard. Yeas

88 It was decided in the negative, ) Nays

113 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are, Mr. John Quincy Adams

Edward Darlington

William Hiester
Chilton Allan
Edmund Deberry

Samuel Hoar
Heman Allen
Harinar Denny

Elias Howell
Jeremiah Bailey
Philemon Dickerson

William Jackson
John Bell
George Evans

Henry F. Janes
William K. Bond
Horace Everett

Richard M. Johnson
James W. Bouldin
John B. Forester

Amos Lane
George N. Briggs
Rice Garland

John Laporte
Samuel Bunch
Thomas Glascock

Joab Lawler
John Calhoon
James Graham

Abbott Lawrence
William B. Calhoun
Francis Granger

Luke Lea
Robert B. Campbell
William J. Graves

Levi Lincoln
George Chambers
William J. Grayson

Thomas C. Love
John Chambers
George Grennell, jr.

Francis S. Lyon, jr.
Timothy Childs
John K. Griffin

Sampson Mason
Nathaniel H. Claiborne Hiland Hall

Abram P. Maury
William Cuk
James H. Hammond

Thos. M. T. McKennan
John Coffee
Gideon Hard

Charles F. Mercer
Thomas Corwin
Benjamin Hardin

Mathias Morris
Joseph H. Crane
James Harlan

James Parker
Caleb Cushing
Abner Hazeltine

James A. Pearce

Ebenezer Pettigrew

Ferdinand S. Schenck John Taliaferro
Stephen C. Phillips
William B. Shepard

Joseph R. Underwood
Francis W. Pickens

Augustine H. Shepperd Samuel F. Vinton
Henry L Pinckney
Jonathan Sloane

George C. Washington
David Potts, jr.
David Spangler

Elisha Whittlesey
John Reed
James Sianderer

Lewis Williams
Abraham Rencher
John N. Steele

Sherrod Williams
James Rogers
Bellamy Storer

Henry A. Wise
David Russell
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Mr. Samuel Barton

Elisha Haley

Jonathan McCarty
James M. H. Beale
Joseph Hall

James J. McKay
Denniag M. Bean
Thomas L. Hamer

John McKeon
Samuel Beardsley
Edward A. Hannegan

Isaac McKim
Andrew Beaumont
Samuel S. Harrison

Jeremiah McLene
Abraham Bockee
Albert G. Harrison

Jesse Miller
Railit Boon
Charles E. Haynes

William Montgomery
Naihaniel B. Borden
Joseph Henderson

William S. Morgan
Mathias J. Bovee
Hopkins Holsey

Henry A. Muhlenberg
Lynn Boy
George W. Hopkins

George W. Owens
John W. Brown
Benjamin C. Howard

Sherman Page
Andrew Bichanan
Edward B. Hubley

Gorham Parks
Jesse A Bunum
Abel Huntingion

William Patterson
Churchill C.Cambreleng
Adam Huntsman

Franklin Pierce
John Carr
Sannuel Ingham

Dutee J. Pearce
Zadok Casey
Jabez Jackson

Lancelot Phelps
John Chaney
Leonard Jarvis

John Reynolds
Reuben Chapman
Joseph Johnson

Joseph Reynolds
Graham H. Chapin
Cave Johnson

Eleazer W. Ripley
Jesse F. Cleveland
John W. Jones

John Roane
Walter Coles
Benjamin Jones

William Seymour
Henry W. Connor
Andrew T. Judson

Ebenezer J. Shields
Robert Craig
William Kennon

Francis 0. J. Sinith
John Crainer
Daniel Kilgore

William Sirague, jr.
Sangel Cushman
George L. Kinnard

William Taylor
Joba W. Davis

John Klingensmith, jr. Francis Thomas
Ulysses F. Doubleday Gerrit Y. Lansing

John Thompson
George C. Dromgoole
Joshua Lee

Isaac Toucey
Valea ine Esner
Thomas Lee

George W. B. Towns
John Fairfield
Stephen B. Leonard

James Turner
Dudley Farlin
George Loyall

Joel Turrill
Samuel Fowler
Edward Lucas, jr.

Aaron Vanderpoel
Richard French
Abijah Mann, jr.

David D. Wagener
Philo C. Fuller
Job Mann

Aaron Ward
William K. Fuller
Joshua L. Martin

Daniel Wardwell
John Galbraith
John Y. Mason

Taylor Webster
James Garland
William Mason

Joseph Weeks
Ransom H. Gillet

William L. May The question then recurred on the motion made by Mr. Thomas, that the said memorials be referred to a select committee, with the instructions herein set forth; when

Mr. Adams moved to amend the said motion, by striking out these words, viz:

6. And that said committee be authorized to act in conjunction with any similar committee that may be appointed on the part of the Senate.”

Mr. Thomas accepted Mr. Adams's amendment, and modified his motion accordingly.

Mr. Bouldin then moved to amend the motion made by Mr. Thomas, by striking out these words, viz:

* To whom shall be referred all other memorials which may be presented to the present Congress, praying for an extension of the charters of the existing banks in said District of Columbia, or for the establishment of any other bank or banks in their stead.”

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