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A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates

Bills and Resolutions, House of Representatives, 30th Congress

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An Act Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes. (H.R. 298)

An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act, supplemental to an act entitled 'An act providing for the prosecution of the existing war between the United States and the republic of Mexico,''' and for other purposes. (H.R. 429)

Amendments of the Senate referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Botts, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following amendments to the amendments of the Senate. (H.R. 429)

Amendments of the Senate referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Botts, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following amendments to the amendments of the Senate. Amendments. (H.R. 429)

The Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 136) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes, reported the same with the ... (H.R. 136)

Mr. Albert G. Brown, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Mr. Tompkins, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Supplemental to an act to confirm the ... (H.R. 350)

Mr. Albert G. Brown, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the said committee, made an adverse report thereon, when it was laid on the table. A Bill To grant a quantity of land to the State of Mississippi, for the purpose of improving the navigation of ... (H.R. 349)

Mr. Alexander Evans, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: which was read twice, when--Mr. Richardson moved to amend--Mr. Giddings moved to commit to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To amend an act, entitled ''An act to ... (H.R. 297)

Mr. Andrew Johnson, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on invalid Pensions. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill To increase the pension of Henry Click, of Cocke ... (H.R. 230)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the ''Act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and for other purposes,'' reported the same with the following Amendments. (H.R. 298)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 219,) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, reported the same, with the following Amendments. (H.R. 219)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 692,) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the 30th of June, 1850, and for other purposes, report the same with the following amendments. Amendments. (H.R. 692)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 699,) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the 30th of June, eighteen hundred and fifty, reported the same, with the following amendments. Amendments. Strike out from line 201 to 205, inclusive; strike out the fourth section. Add to the bill ... (H.R. 699)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 746) to authorize the coinage of twenty dollar and one dollar gold pieces, at the mint of the United States and its branches, reported the same with the following amendments. Amendments. Strike out all after the enacting clause, except the third section, and insert ... (H.R. 746)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill, (H.R. 104,) entitled ''An act to authorize a loan not to exceed the sum of sixteen millions of dollars,'' reported the same with the following amendments: Amendments. (H.R. 104)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill, (H.R. 665,) to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the 30th of June, 1849, reported the same, with the following amendments. Amendments. (H.R. 665)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, [No. 187,] accompanied by the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Thomas Chapman, formerly collector of the port of Georgetown, South Carolina. (H.R. 288)

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 290) to change the times for holding the district courts of the United States in the western district of Virginia, and for other purposes, together with resolution of the Senate, instructing said committee to inquire into the expediency, by an amendment of said ... (H.R. 290)

Mr. Cass, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For ascertaining and paying the California claims. (S. 158)

Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions reported the following bill: A Bill Making further provisions for surviving widows of soldiers of the Revolution. (H.R. 18)

Mr. Cocke, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. A Bill Repealing so much of the first section of an act, entitled ''An act supplemental to an act, entitled 'An act providing for the prosecution of the existing war between the United States and the Republic of Mexico,' and ... (H.R. 271)

Mr. Crozier, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Putnam, from the said Committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.--Insert the words in italics. A Bill To promote the education ... (H.R. 80)

Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 292,) to provide for the ventilation of passenger vessels, and for other purposes, reported the same with the following amendments: which were made the special order of the day for Monday next, 1st of May. Amendments. (H.R. 292)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was recommitted the bill (H.R. 170) making appropriations for the preservation and repairs of the public works upon certain harbors and rivers, and for the survey of certain harbors, reported the same with the following amendments. Amendments. (H.R. 170)

Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on Territories, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 201,) to establish the territorial government of Oregon, reported the same with the following Amendments. (H.R. 201)

Mr. Edwards, from the Select Committee, to whom the subject was referred, reported the following bill, which, the rules being suspended therefor, was read three times and passed. A Bill Prohibiting the importation of adulterated, deteriorated, and misnamed medicines: (H.R. 524)

Mr. Ficklin, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. A Bill To cede the public lands within the limits of the new States on certain conditions therein mentioned. Whereas, the lands within the limits of the original States of the Union, as well as the unappropriated ''crown ... (H.R. 228)

Mr. French, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Decret. (H.R. 683)

Mr. Gayle, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To establish the rates of postage on steamboats and other water craft, not in the employ of the United States. (H.R. 330)

Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported a bill (H.R. No. 260) ''to establish certain Post routes,'' which was read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Re-committed to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported back from the said Committee with ... (H.R. 260)

Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following amendments to the bill (H.R. 180) ''to amend the act to provide for the transportation of the mails between the United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes:'' Amendments. Strike out all after the word assembled in the first section, and, in lieu ... (H.R. 180)

Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following amendments to the bill (H.R., No. 260) ''to establish certain post routes,'' which were committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Amendments. (H.R. 260)

Mr. Goggin, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. To reduce the rates of postage on letters and newspapers, to establish uniform postal charges, and to correct abuses of the franking privilege. (H.R. 653)

Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported H.R. bill (No. 292) ''to provide for the ventilation of passenger vessels, and for other purposes:'' which was read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. The Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union discharged from the consideration of ... (H.R. 292)

Mr. Henley, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. A Bill To extend the right of suffrage in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 148)

Mr. Hilliard, on leave introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Taylor, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. A Bill To change the place of holding the district court of ... (H.R. 352)

Mr. Howell Cobb, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To regulate and equalize the ... (H.R. 151)

Mr. Hunt, on leave introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Abraham ... (H.R. 232)

Mr. Hunter, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was recommitted the bill (H.R. 291) requiring all moneys receivable from customs, and from all other sources, to be paid immediately into the treasury, without abatement or deduction, and for other purposes, reported the same with the following amendments. Amendments. (H.R. 291)

Mr. Inge, on leave introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. Ligon, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill For the relief of John B. Smith and Simeon Darden. (H.R. 328)

Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, by unanimous consent, introduced the following bill; which was read a first and second time, laid upon the table, and made the special order for to-morrow. A Bill Supplementary to the act entitled ''An act to regulate the exercise of the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in certain cases, and for other purposes. (H.R. 1)

Mr. Kaufman, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Giving the consent of the government of ... (H.R. 491)

Mr. La Sere, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Mr. Goggin, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill For the relief of William DeBuys, late postmaster at New ... (H.R. 85)

Mr. McClernand, on leave introduced a bill with the following title: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Collamer, from the said Committee, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To create the office of surveyor ... (H.R. 225)

Mr. McKay, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. McKay, from the said committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for Wednesday next, the 16th inst. A ... (H.R. 291)

Mr. Miles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In amendment of an act, entitled ''An act to amend the act, entitled 'An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of ... (S. 119)

Mr. Miller, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Boyd, from the said committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. The committee propose to strike out the words in [brackets] ... (H.R. 667)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 180) to amend the act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes, reported the same with the following amendments: Amendments. Section one, line 11, after the word ... (H.R. 180)

Mr. Niles, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 472) to regulate the postage on newspapers and for other purposes, reported the same with the following Amendments. Strike out all after the enacting clause, except the sixth and eighth sections, and insert the following: (H.R. 472)

Mr. Peaslee, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr.Wilson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. A Bill For the settlement of the claims of ... (H.R. 15)

Mr. Phelps, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to a Committee of Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To revive the act entitled ''An act to provide ... (H.R. 221)

Mr. Phelps, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice; and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. A Bill To establish another judicial district in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes. (H.R. 226)

Mr. Robert Smith, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. A Bill Making an appropriation for the improvement of the Mississippi river. (H.R. 144)

Mr. Robert Smith, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported back by Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To provide for completing the Cumberland ... (H.R. 9)

Mr. Sawyer, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Putnam, from the Committee on Public Lands, made an adverse report thereon, when it was laid upon the table. A Bill To remove the land office from Upper Sandusky to Defiance, in the State of Ohio. (H.R. 223)

Mr. Schenck, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. A Bill To grant pre-emption rights for certain islands in the Great Miama river. (H.R. 526)

Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following amendment to the bill (H.R. 219) ''making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine,'' which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union: Amendment Proposed by the Naval ... (H.R. 219)

Mr. Tallmadge on leave introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. Nicholl, from the said Committee, reported the same back without amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. A Bill To establish a branch of the mint of the United ... (H.R. 396)

Mr. Tompkins, on leave, introduced a bill (H.R. No. 329) of the following title: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Mr. Fulton, from the said Committee, reported back the following amendatory bill: which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To provide pensions for ... (H.R. 329)

Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported bill (H.R. No. 104) ''to authorize a loan not exceeding eighteen millions five hundred thousand dollars:'' which was read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the minority of the said Committee, reported the following amendment ... (H.R. 104)

Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to whom was re-committed the bill (H.R. No. 219) ''making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine,'' reported the same back with the following amendments: Amendments. (H.R. 219)

Mr. Vinton, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported back without amendment, laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. A Bill Granting lands to certain States therein named to aid them in the construction of roads, canals, and the improvement of their rivers. (H.R. 661)

Mr. W. P. Hall, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Haralson, from the said committee, reported the same back with an amendment, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.--Insert the words in italics. A Bill For the relief of ... (H.R. 227)

Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, on leave, introduced the following bill: which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Alexander Evans, from the same Committee, reported the same back with a recommendation that it do not pass, when it was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To amend an act, ... (H.R. 156)

Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. A Bill To grant a quantity of land to the State of Illinois,. for the purpose of aiding in opening the navigation of the Kankakee and Iroquois rivers, so as to connect with the Illinois and Michigan canal, which connects the ... (H.R. 229)

Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. A Bill For the relief of Martin O. Walker. (H.R. 682)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Agriculture, by unanimous consent, gave notice of the following amendment, which he would, at the proper time, propose to the bill H.R. 764, which was ordered to be printed. Amendment. A BILL to establish an additional department to be called the Home Department. (H.R. 764)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Dayton to the bill (H.R. 692) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty, and for other purposes. (H.R. 692)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Fitzpatrick to the bill, (H.R. 471,) to admit certain articles of the growth or production of Canada into the United States free of duty, upon condition that like articles of the growth or produce of the United States are admitted into Canada free of duty. (H.R. 471)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Foote to the bill (H.R. 692) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty. Add the following section: (H.R. 692)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Hale, to the bill (H.R. 219) making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. Add the following as an additional section. (H.R. 219)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Webster to the bill (H.R. 692) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty, and for other purposes. (H.R. 692)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Benton to the bill (H.R. 520,) to grant the right of way through the public lands in Indiana and Illinois to the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad Company, viz: Add the following section: (H.R. 520)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Walker to the bill (H.R. 692) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty. Add the following section: (H.R. 692)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Downs, to the bill (H.R. 201) to establish the territorial government of Oregon. At the end thereof, add all that part of the bill (S. 324.) To establish the territorial governments of Oregon, California, and New Mexico, after the twentieth section, with the following amendments: (H.R. 201)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following amendments, to be proposed when in order, to the bill H.R., (No. 201,) ''to establish the territorial government of Oregon.'' (H.R. 201)

Ordered to be printed. Intended to be proposed by Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, to the bill (H.R. 219) making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, viz: insert the following as section five. (H.R. 219)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Jacob Thompson offered the following amendment, to be proposed when in order, to the bill (H.R. 297) to amend ''An act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes,'' approved February eleven, eighteen hundred and forty-seven: Amendment. (H.R. 297)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Preston proposes the following as a substitute for bill H.R. 685: A Bill Declaring the assent of Congress that a new State may be formed out of the territory ceded to the United States by the treaty of peace, friendship, limits, and settlement with the republic of Mexico, and admitted into the Union. (H.R. 685)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Stephens, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom the same was referred, reported the following amendments to Bill No. 224, to wit: (H.R. 224)

Read a first and second time, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Charles J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the mode of settling the claims of Charles G. Ridgely. (H.R. 7)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the dry dock in the harbor of New York. (H.R. 19)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. Sims, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill. A Bill To authorize attachments on mesne process in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia, and to provide more speedy and effectual remedies in the said ... (H.R. 11)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Brown, widow of Jacob Brown. (H.R. 4)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee on Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Phineas Capen, legal administrator of John Cox, deceased, of Boston. (H.R. 3)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee on claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Roberts. (H.R. 2)

Read a first and second time, and made the special order for Thursday next. Mr. McKay, from the committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Regulating the appointment of clerks in the Executive Departments, and for other purposes. (H.R. 158)

Read a first and second time, and referred to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee on Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Culver. (H.R. 10)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Clapper, of Muskingum county, in the State of Ohio. (H.R. 22)

Read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Thibodeaux, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Relating to the collection district of New Orleans, and for other purposes. (H.R. 8)

Read twice and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm the title to section sixteen, and the west half of section twelve, in township three north, range sixteen east, in Seneca county, Ohio. (H.R. 517)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Alexander Evans, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to an act entitled ''An act, supplementary to an act entitled 'An act to encourage the introduction and promote the cultivation of tropical plants,''' ... (H.R. 594)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To reorganize the pay department of the army. (H.R. 727)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To legalize the transfer of bounty land warrant, number seven thousand nine hundred and forty-three. (H.R. 256)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant the right of way through the public lands in Indiana and Illinois to the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad Company. (H.R. 520)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for landing and storing the cargoes of vessels from foreign ports and for other purposes. (H.R. 333)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c., and providing for the erection and establishment of the same, and for other purposes. (H.R. 790)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for suppressing Indian hostilities in the territory of Oregon, and for other purposes. (H.R. 523)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hubbard, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill For the payment of outstanding loan office and final settlement certificates, issued for money loaned, or for services or supplies during the revolutionary war. (H.R. 564)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To remit the duties upon certain goods destroyed by fire in the city of New York. (H.R. 294)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Isaac E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the creation and appointment of admirals in the navy of the United States. (H.R. 606)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the punishment of false swearing in certain cases. (H.R. 211)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to amend the judicial system of the United States. (H.R. 371)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the obtaining of testimony in relation to claims for losses sustained in the late Florida war. (H.R. 302)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To abolish public executions in capital cases. (H.R. 305)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To abolish the use of certain oaths at the custom-houses of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 303)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To alter and amend the act entitled ''an act for the punishment of counterfeiting the current coin of the United States, and for other purposes.'' (H.R. 533)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for taking the seventh census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States. (H.R. 534)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Lincoln, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing postmasters at county seats of justice to receive subscriptions for newspapers and periodicals to be paid through the agency of the Post Office ... (H.R. 301)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Meade, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To change the times for holding the district courts of the United States in the western district of Virginia, and for other purposes. (H.R. 290)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Putnam, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the legislature of the State of Illinois to sell and convey the balance of the lands reserved and granted to said State for the use of the Ohio Saline. (H.R. 299)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Simms, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Washington Mutual Insurance Company and Savings Institution. (H.R. 334)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Thibodeaux, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to an act, approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, entitled ''An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of ... (H.R. 254)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thibodeaux, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a collection district in the State of Georgia. (H.R. 255)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, and for other ... (H.R. 298)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for cases of lost military bounty land warrants. (H.R. 258)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Williard P. Hall, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the sale of certain lands in the State of Ohio. (H.R. 794)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and children of Captain Robert Gray, the discoverer of the Columbia river. (H.R. 420)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cassius M. Clay. (H.R. 331)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Dixon, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Fran‡ois Cazeau. (H.R. 263)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William B. Crews. (H.R. 732)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. George G. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Benns. (H.R. 52)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Iverson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain Samuel Jones, deceased. (H.R. 306)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph C. Doxey. (H.R. 37)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lawrence Daily. (H.R. 356)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Newell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Abigail Stafford. (H.R. 540)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Outlaw, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Joseph Savage, deceased. (H.R. 307)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Robert W. Johnson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Perry, a Choctaw Indian, or his assignees. (H.R. 120)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Captain Presley Thornton, deceased. (H.R. 536)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Mr. Wilmot, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Noah A. Phelps. (H.R. 214)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow Reported from said Committee with a recommendation that it do not pass. Re-committed to the Committee of Claims. Reported from the Committee of Claims, by Mr. John A. Rockwell, with an amendment, and re-committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. The Committee propose ... (H.R. 90)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. M. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jeremiah Moors. (H.R. 165)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. M. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the grandchildren of Major General Baron De Kalb. (H.R. 185)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. M. Peck, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert B. Mitchell. (H.R. 541)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. M. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill. A Bill For the relief of James H. Conley. (H.R. 63)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. M. Sidney Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to John Morrison. (H.R. 277)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of E. B. Cogswell. (H.R. 497)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jesse Sutton. (H.R. 498)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lowry Williams. (H.R. 510)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Creek nation of Indians. (H.R. 643)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barrow, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of J. W. Nye, assignee of P. Bargy and H. Stewart. (H.R. 473)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bayly, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edmund L. Du Barry. (H.R. 437)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bayly, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Myers. (H.R. 438)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bayly, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew C. Armstrong. (H.R. 269)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Botts, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Josiah P. Pilcher. (H.R. 542)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bowdon, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Col. David Hopkins. (H.R. 264)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bowlin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the inhabitants of the village of Carondelet in the State of Missouri. Whereas, difficulties have arisen as to the extent of the grant of commons to the village of ... (H.R. 642)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Bennet M. Dell. (H.R. 94)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Antonio Pacheco. (H.R. 197)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Moses Van Campen. (H.R. 641)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George A. Barnitz, husband of Margaret Barnitz, the only surviving heir of Lieutenant Colonel David Grier, of the army of the Revolution. (H.R. 308)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Mary M. Telfair, the only surviving heir of Israel Pearce, deceased. Whereas, it is satisfactorily shown that Israel Pearce, of Rhode Island, was, in his lifetime, ... (H.R. 602)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Captain Samuel Ransom, an officer of the revolutionary war, killed at the battle of Wyoming. (H.R. 640)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas Jett, deceased. (H.R. 424)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill; A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Captain Nehemiah Stokely, deceased. (H.R. 496)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill: A Bill For settling the claim of the legal representatives of Richard W. Meade, deceased. (H.R. 67)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Israel Johnson. (H.R. 426)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Columbian Manufacturing Company, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 743)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Eagle Steamboat Company. (H.R. 338)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Washington Gas Light Company. (H.R. 340)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Moore, of the State of Massachusetts. (H.R. 122)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Martha Dameron, widow of Christopher Tompkins. (H.R. 613)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Polly Dameron, widow of Charles Dameron, deceased. (H.R. 545)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Ellis. (H.R. 123)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: For the relief of Elizabeth Kinney. (H.R. 546)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of A. H. Patterson. (H.R. 588)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Almedus Scott. (H.R. 361)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amelia Brereton. (H.R. 42)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of B. M. Bouton. (H.R. 587)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles R. Allen, of Richmond, Virginia. (H.R. 360)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Satterlee Clark, (H.R. 568)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Staunton W. Gaar. (H.R. 513)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John H. Piatt, deceased. (H.R. 586)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the securities of Elijah J. Weed, late quartermaster of marines, deceased. (H.R. 41)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas L. Judge. (H.R. 567)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William S. Holland. (H.R. 212)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Zachariah Lawrence, of Ohio. (H.R. 242)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to the joint resolution ''authorizing the accounting officers of the treasury to audit and settle the accounts of William P. Zantzinger,'' approved the fifteenth of June, eighteen ... (H.R. 243)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of the passage of General Lafayette from France to the United States in eighteen hundred and twenty-four. (H.R. 705)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cummins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary G. Leverett. (H.R. 547)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cummins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Rebecca Freeman. (H.R. 648)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cummins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting pensions to the surviving petty officers, seamen, and marines, who, under the command of Captain Stephen Decatur, junior, captured and destroyed the frigate Philadelphia, in ... (H.R. 448)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Converse, widow of Josiah Converse. (H.R. 265)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Jackson. (H.R. 637)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Joshua Eddy, deceased. (H.R. 336)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel John Stone. (H.R. 638)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel Willis Reddick, deceased. (H.R. 639)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of the legal representatives of James C. Watson, of Georgia. (H.R. 565)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Colonel Robert Wallace, aid-de-camp to General William Hull. (H.R. 166)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joshua Barney, United States agent. (H.R. 401)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Stalker and Hill. (H.R. 109)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Hogan, administrator of Michael Hogan, deceased. (H.R. 40)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Darling, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the confirmation of the claim of Richard H. Barrett to a quarter section of land in East Florida, under the act of the fourth day of August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, ... (H.R. 761)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Darling, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To satisfy the claim of the legal representatives of Joseph Reynes of Louisiana. (H.R. 710)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dixon, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Susan C. Randall. (H.R. 262)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Donnell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Esther Russell. (H.R. 101)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Donnell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eve Boggs. (H.R. 609)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Donnell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Polly Aldrich. (H.R. 447)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the payment of a debt due to the heirs of Antoine Peltier. (H.R. 323)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Dan Drake Henrie. (H.R. 363)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Steenrod. (H.R. 244)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Dr. A. G. Henry, of Illinois. (H.R. 246)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elijah Milam. (H.R. 322)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John B. Rodgers, of South Carolina. (H.R. 247)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John W. Hockett. (H.R. 53)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Peter Shaffer. (H.R. 215)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Matthew Stewart. (H.R. 51)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Nicholas Lachance and others. (H.R. 324)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Bernard Todd, deceased. (H.R. 248)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel Francis Vigo. (H.R. 216)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of George W. Milam, deceased. (H.R. 347)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Robert Fulton, deceased. (H.R. 249)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and orphan children of Colonel William R. McKee. (H.R. 362)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow of Elijah Bragdon, deceased. (H.R. 365)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas B. Graham. (H.R. 321)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas T. Gammage. (H.R. 589)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Ralston. (H.R. 54)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: For the relief of Gideon Walker. (H.R. 245)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; A Bill For the relief of James Y. Smith. (H.R. 530)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Alexander McEwen. (H.R. 621)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Taylor. (H.R. 504)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Peter Myers. (H.R. 620)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard Reynolds. (H.R. 276)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William P. Brady. (H.R. 209)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Eckert, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Paddy. (H.R. 387)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee of Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Harley. (H.R. 687)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill. A Bill For the relief of Calvin Emmons. (H.R. 28)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Henry M. Shreve. (H.R. 29)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha H. Holmes. (H.R. 289)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide additional examiners in the Patent Office. (H.R. 27)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Christopher H. Pix, of Texas. (H.R. 325)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal heirs and representatives of Nathaniel Cox, deceased, formerly navy agent at New Orleans. (H.R. 48)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Nimrod Farrow and of Richard Harris. (H.R. 167)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the President and Directors of the Union Bank of Florida. (H.R. 569)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Crown. (H.R. 332)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William J. Turner. (H.R. 480)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William P. Yonge. (H.R. 481)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Freedley, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anna Giffin, of the county of Wyoming, State of New York. (H.R. 273)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Freedley, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Catharine Fulton, of Washington county, Pennsylvania. (H.R. 124)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Freedley, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of H. Carrington, executor of Paulina Le Grand, deceased. (H.R. 272)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Freedley, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hannah Kinney, widow of Amos Kinney, late of the State of New York. (H.R. 610)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Freedley, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Dana. (H.R. 611)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. French, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the executors, devisees, and heirs at law of Thomas Fletcher, deceased, late of the State of Kentucky. (H.R. 718)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill. A Bill For the relief of Jesse Young. (H.R. 71)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill. A Bill Providing for the payment of arrearages of pension to Anthony Walton Bayard. (H.R. 25)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Aaron Stafford. (H.R. 617)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Artemas Conant. (H.R. 275)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Reefsnyder. (H.R. 379)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eliza A. Mellon. (H.R. 378)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eliza S. Roberts. (H.R. 316)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis M. Holton. (H.R. 380)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Newton. (H.R. 24)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gideon A. Perry. (H.R. 502)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hector Perkins. (H.R. 619)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Miller. (H.R. 501)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Horatio Fitch. (H.R. 645)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John M'Intosh. (H.R. 679)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Mitchell. (H.R. 70)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Wilson. (H.R. 449)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Fitzwater. (H.R. 203)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Whittet. (H.R. 450)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah Hildreth. (H.R. 204)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah Wood. (H.R. 500)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Silas Waterman. (H.R. 72)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Susanna Prentiss. (H.R. 614)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sylvanus Blodget. (H.R. 616)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Blake. (H.R. 202)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Butler. (H.R. 274)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: For the relief of Mrs. Harriet Barney. (H.R. 23)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill; For the relief of Thomas R. Sanders. (H.R. 615)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of Benjamin White. (H.R. 116)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of John Ozias. (H.R. 259)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Giving further time for satisfying claims for bounty lands, and for other purposes. (H.R. 50)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gayle, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Semoice, a friendly Creek Indian. (H.R. 719)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. George G. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Joseph Gerard. (H.R. 111)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. George G. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Making provision for the widows and children of officers and soldiers of the army of the United States, who have died or may die while in the service, or after their discharge, on account of ... (H.R. 112)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Giddings, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph and Lindley Ward. (H.R. 56)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of certain clerks in the New York custom-house, in the year eighteen hundred and forty-one. (H.R. 416)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elliot Smith and Nathan Farnsworth. (H.R. 632)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Emanuel Berri and John M. Keese. (H.R. 296)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis H. Bates and William Lacon. (H.R. 570)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Harding. (H.R. 295)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Commitee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners and crews of certain vessels employed in the cod fishery. (H.R. 252)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee of Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Philip J. Fontain. (H.R. 484)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Barclay and Livingston, and Smith, Thurgar, and company. (H.R. 47)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elijah H. Willis. (H.R. 172)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Little and Jacob Felch. (H.R. 515)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Red River Railroad Company. (H.R. 106)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hammons, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Buck. (H.R. 548)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anthony Bessee. (H.R. 119)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amelia Couvillion, of Louisiana. (H.R. 678)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edna Hickman, wife of Alexander D. Peck. (H.R. 311)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James P. Sexton. (H.R. 190)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah D. Caldwell, wife of James H. Brigham. (H.R. 310)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sidney Flower, of Louisiana, and for other purposes. (H.R. 677)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and widow of Fran‡ois Gramillion. (H.R. 192)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of E. G. Smith. (H.R. 31)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Oliver C. Harris. (H.R. 467)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ross Winans. (H.R. 649)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Commissioner of Patents to renew the patent of Cyrus H. McCormick, for his horizontal plough. (H.R. 320)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend to John J. Adams a patent for flattening cylinder window glass. (H.R. 30)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill To renew the patent heretofore granted to Hamilton Lapham. (H.R. 319)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador. (H.R. 113)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To compensate and reimburse the owners and crew of the whaling ship Chandler Price the losses and expenses incurred in ransoming the crew of the ship Columbia. (H.R. 590)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the revenue laws of the United States over the territory and waters of Upper California, and to create a collection district therein. (H.R. 734)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Myerle. (H.R. 32)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Anne W. Angus. (H.R. 59)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Iverson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representative, or representatives, of Captain Charles Smith. (H.R. 603)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Iverson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives or heirs of Captain John Mountjoy. (H.R. 604)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of G. De Lisac. (H.R. 160)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Archibald Bull and Lemuel S. Finch. (H.R. 129)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of B. O. Tayloe. (H.R. 130)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Ahrenfeldt and John F. H. Vogt. (H.R. 355)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Waldron. (H.R. 162)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Anderson. (H.R. 36)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John H. Baker. (H.R. 400)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Medford Caffey. (H.R. 132)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Reuben Perry and Thomas P. Ligon. (H.R. 110)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of S. Morris Waln. (H.R. 38)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain George R. Shoemaker, deceased. (H.R. 161)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of David Gardner, of Southborough, Massachusetts. Whereas, David Gardner, late of Southborough, Massachusetts, was a gunner on board of the Bonhomme ... (H.R. 131)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Joshua Kenedy, deceased. (H.R. 159)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. E. Brady, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James B. Davenport. (H.R. 187)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. H. Harmanson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm Elizabeth Burriss, her heirs, or assigns, in their title to a tract of land. (H.R. 191)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. H. Thomas, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James McAvoy. (H.R. 46)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John P. Skinner and the legal representatives of Isaac Green. (H.R. 181)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of A. Baudouin and A. D. Robert. (H.R. 389)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of A. C. Bryan and others. (H.R. 359)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Alborne Allen. (H.R. 39)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Augustus Ford. (H.R. 528)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Shepard. (H.R. 358)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Doctor Adolphus Wislizenus. (H.R. 354)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ira T. Horton. (H.R. 527)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaac Shepard. (H.R. 357)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Howe. (H.R. 584)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Morgan. (H.R. 237)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John P. B. Gratiot and the legal representatives of Henry Gratiot. (H.R. 470)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Poe, of Louisville, Kentucky. (H.R. 681)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Manuel X. Harmony. (H.R. 388)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Matthews, Wood, and Hall. (H.R. 235)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Orange H. Dibble. (H.R. 585)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Perry. (H.R. 704)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Darius Garrason. (H.R. 512)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Oliver Lee, deceased. (H.R. 399)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William D. Cheever, deceased. (H.R. 236)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow of Lieutenant Richard E. Cochran, deceased. (H.R. 413)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas H. Noble. (H.R. 583)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States. (H.R. 238)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal heirs of John Snyder, deceased. (H.R. 43)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Scott, register of the land office at Chillicothe, Ohio, for services connected with the duties of his office. (H.R. 44)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John W. Houston, from the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, reported the following bill: A Bill To pay James Crutchett two thousand dollars for lighting the Capitol and Capitol grounds. (H.R. 103)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: (H.R. 706)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Frederick Dawson, James Schott, and Elisha Dana Whitney. (H.R. 707)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Levi H. Corson, and for other purposes. (H.R. 493)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Bent, St. Vrain, and Company. (H.R. 34)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eleanora B. Watkins, widow of Gassaway Watkins. (H.R. 402)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of J. Throckmorton. (H.R. 35)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob Gideon. (H.R. 33)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain William Smallwood Tillard. (H.R. 250)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lincoln, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh. (H.R. 92)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Fuller. (H.R. 261)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee of Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Daniel Pettibone. (H.R. 627)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Patents reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Goulding. (H.R. 466)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Marsh, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joshua Dodge. (H.R. 443)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Marsh, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the representatives of John M. Baker. (H.R. 644)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Peter Parker, secretary of legation and Chinese interpreter at Canton, and Jacob L. Martin, late secretary of legation in France. (H.R. 444)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McDowell, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Dixon. (H.R. 409)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McIlvaine, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Cherokee Indians in North Carolina. (H.R. 508)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Meade, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Gardner and others, directors of an association called the New England Mississippi Land Company. (H.R. 601)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Lieutenant Francis Ware. Whereas it appears, from the books in the Register's office of the Treasury Department, that there is now ... (H.R. 186)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moses Hampton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Milford. (H.R. 571)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moses Hampton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund a penalty remitted by the Secretary of the Treasury to John Hardorp. (H.R. 414)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nelson, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew A. Jones, an inspector of the customs of the port of New York. (H.R. 240)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nelson, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Casper B. Cook and others. (H.R. 241)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nelson, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha F. Richards. (H.R. 164)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nelson, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sayles J. Bowen. (H.R. 730)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nelson, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Washington S. Bebee. (H.R. 731)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Nes, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Flanagan. (H.R. 343)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pendleton, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William M. Blackford, late charge d'affaires to the republic of New Grenada. (H.R. 314)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Petrie, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Slyter. (H.R. 346)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Petrie, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Parmelia Slavin, late the wife of John Blue, deceased. (H.R. 345)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Putnam, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amzy Judd. (H.R. 49)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Putnam, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha Hampton and others, of Iowa. (H.R. 651)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Putnam, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Kingsbury. (H.R. 650)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rhett, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Benjamin Hodges, deceased. (H.R. 68)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rhett, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Cornelius Manning, deceased. (H.R. 69)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amos Armstrong. (H.R. 453)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amos Bull. (H.R. 452)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Murphy. (H.R. 561)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gardner Herring. (H.R. 560)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Giles Landon. (H.R. 559)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis Hastings. (H.R. 287)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert A. Thompson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William H. Wilson. (H.R. 451)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Robert W. Johnson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Wm. Armstrong, deceased, late Choctaw agent and acting superintendent. (H.R. 605)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rumsey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha Thomason. (H.R. 189)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rumsey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Frederic Durrive. (H.R. 188)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rumsey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis Benedict. (H.R. 118)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Williamson. (H.R. 445)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Manley. (H.R. 99)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah Stokes, widow of John Stokes. (H.R. 100)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Ruth Hallenback. (H.R. 278)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Quinn, (H.R. 20)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Glynn and others. (H.R. 62)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Graves. (H.R. 563)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sidney Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eunice Crossman. (H.R. 544)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sidney Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Hutinack. (H.R. 315)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sidney Lawrence, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sarah White. (H.R. 446)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Simpson, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles B. Clusky. (H.R. 591)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of certain forward warrant officers of the navy. (H.R. 97)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Reeder, Walter R. Johnson, and Thomas P. Jones. (H.R. 65)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob Boston. (H.R. 607)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anna Yarrington. (H.R. 126)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Pike. (H.R. 499)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Parker. (H.R. 376)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Via. (H.R. 377)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Zilpha White. (H.R. 125)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Lewis Warrington and others. (H.R. 435)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Bryan. (H.R. 198)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal owners of the ship James Mitchell. (H.R. 436)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the pay and emoluments of the professors in the Naval School and the National Observatory. (H.R. 267)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. H. Bayly, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (H.R. 268)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Amendatory of an act, entitled, ''An act amendatory of the act, entitled, 'An act to incorporate the Provident Association of Clerks in the Civil Department of the Government of ... (H.R. 184)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of H. M. Salomon. (H.R. 425)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Larkin Smith. (H.R. 537)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of seven years' half-pay, due to Sarah Ann Dye, who was the widow of Lieutenant Jonathan Dye, an officer in the army of the United States, and who was killed ... (H.R. 538)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Thomas, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel A. Grier. (H.R. 403)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Thomas, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Rignald, alias Nick Hillary. (H.R. 45)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Thomas, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: For the relief of the legal representatives of James Porterfield deceased. (H.R. 239)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Cressy. (H.R. 440)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Sampson. (H.R. 722)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of H. D. Johnson. (H.R. 98)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Fielding G. Brown. (H.R. 503)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Gawney. (H.R. 629)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Russell Goss. (H.R. 26)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of William Evans. (H.R. 208)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John S. Couger. (H.R. 300)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William J. Price. (H.R. 633)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To attach a portion of the northwestern land district of Louisiana to the district north of Red river, Louisiana. (H.R. 370)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Arthur Wilson. (H.R. 382)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin G. Perkins. (H.R. 383)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Beriah Wright. (H.R. 384)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Camfield Averill. (H.R. 624)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Catharine Clark. (H.R. 553)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Towle. (H.R. 554)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Taylor. (H.R. 454)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth S. Cobbs. (H.R. 622)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George S. Claflin. (H.R. 552)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry Childs. (H.R. 555)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hervey Jones. (H.R. 210)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hubert H. Booly. (H.R. 456)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaac Downs. (H.R. 557)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Israel Bayless. (H.R. 381)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Fugate. (H.R. 280)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jesse Washington Jackson. (H.R. 279)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joel Thacker. (H.R. 341)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Savage. (H.R. 385)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph D. Ward. (H.R. 558)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Johnson. (H.R. 318)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Levi Colmus. (H.R. 386)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Levi M. Roberts. (H.R. 680)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lizur B. Canfield. (H.R. 282)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Ann Pollard. (H.R. 623)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Maurice R. Simons. (H.R. 458)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Philip Miller. (H.R. 457)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Gray. (H.R. 281)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Seth Morton. (H.R. 317)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the children of L. A. Wolfley. (H.R. 625)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Badger. (H.R. 128)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Warren Raymond. (H.R. 455)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Lynch. (H.R. 646)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to William Pittman. (H.R. 556)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Mays. (H.R. 60)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Percival, captain in the navy of the United States. (H.R. 270)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nancy Tompkins. (H.R. 61)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs-at-law of Silas Duncan, late commandant in the United States Navy. (H.R. 200)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William K. Ashard. (H.R. 562)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wick, from [the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to the act approved the sixth day of July, eighteen hundred and forty-two, entitled ''An act confirming certain land claims in Louisiana.'' (H.R. 196)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wick, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Marcus Fulton Johnson. (H.R. 195)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wick, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Simon Rodrigues. (H.R. 194)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wick, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William McFarland, deceased. (H.R. 312)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wick, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Triplett. (H.R. 193)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Aaron Tucker. (H.R. 206)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew Flanegan. (H.R. 463)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Catharine Hoffman. (H.R. 465)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel H. Warren. (H.R. 284)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Cole. (H.R. 551)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Tribon. (H.R. 550)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Hugh Riddle. (H.R. 127)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Norris. (H.R. 779)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Campbell. (H.R. 285)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Farnham. (H.R. 462)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Hibbert. (H.R. 283)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Knight. (H.R. 342)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Shiflett. (H.R. 286)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Palmer Branch. (H.R. 781)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Ramsay. (H.R. 461)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Cony. (H.R. 207)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Kennedy. (H.R. 626)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Pool. (H.R. 205)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Whicher. (H.R. 549)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill; A Bill For the relief of William Gott. (H.R. 464)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. William T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eliphas C. Brown. (H.R. 459)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. William T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry N. Halsted. (H.R. 460)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. William T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary W. Thompson. (H.R. 505)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wilmot, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Moorehead. (H.R. 531)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wilmot, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lyon and Howard. (H.R. 163)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wilmot, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Mary B. Renner. (H.R. 213)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wilson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Marvin W. Fisher. (H.R. 763)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr Tallmadge, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John Mandeville, deceased. (H.R. 539)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Brady, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the issuing a land patent to Thomas B. Clarke. (H.R. 760)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lieutenant Bartlett Hinds. (H.R. 495)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Butler, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of James Bell, deceased. (H.R. 758)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain Cassius M. Clay. (H.R. 811)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Crowell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Pearson Cogswell. (H.R. 812)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Cummins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Ward. (H.R. 767)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Wadleigh Noyes, deceased. (H.R. 708)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Darling, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; A Bill Granting the right of pre-emption to Joshua Holden. (H.R. 709)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George G. Bishop and the legal representatives of John Arnold, deceased. (H.R. 784)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Flournoy, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Major E. H. Fitzgerald. (H.R. 733)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Frame. (H.R. 712)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Kerbaugh. (H.R. 771)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sutherland Mayfield. (H.R. 769)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Fulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: For the relief of Jonathan Naif. (H.R. 770)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Gregory, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas H. Leggett. (H.R. 415)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Giles U. Ellis. (H.R. 762)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Begbie Wiseman and Co., of Glasgow, Scotland. (H.R. 726)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Stewart. (H.R. 788)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Mowry, of Pennsylvania. (H.R. 787)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Solomon T. Nicoll and James Clinch, of the city of New York. (H.R. 728)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lieutenant John E. Bispham, of the United States navy. (H.R. 748)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Newell, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Moore White. (H.R. 757)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Strong, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eady Tuck. (H.R. 768)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lot Davis. (H.R. 439)

Read twice, and committed to a committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Gove. (H.R. 441)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cornelius Hughes. (H.R. 782)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Venable, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Butler. (H.R. 783)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions reported the following bill; A Bill For the relief of John Haup. (H.R. 506)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benj. P. Smith. (H.R. 777)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Gordon. (H.R. 776)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Stewart. (H.R. 774)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard D. Jones. (H.R. 775)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. W. T. Lawrence, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Ellis. (H.R. 778)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Wiley, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Wilson. (H.R. 780)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To make compensation for the transportation of troops and supplies, for a limited time, over the isthmus of Panama, and to promote the interests of American commerce. (H.R. 721)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Botts, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To classify the clerks of the military departments of the army and to qualify their salaries. (H.R. 808)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Botts, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund money for expenses incurred, subsistence or transportation furnished, for the use of volunteers during the present war, before being mustered and received into the ... (H.R. 430)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Boyd, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the payment of a company of Indian volunteers, called into the service of the United States. (H.R. 431)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Boyd, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act, entitled ''An act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes,'' approved February eleven, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 55)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To aid the State of Louisiana in draining the swamp lands therein (H.R. 635)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish an arsenal of construction, at Atlanta, in the State of Georgia. (H.R. 428)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish two national foundries and an armory. (H.R. 474)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the efficiency of the regiments and corps of the army, and to provide for disabled and infirm officers. (H.R. 93)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of the companies of Captains Bush, Price, and Suarez, for military services in Florida. (H.R. 582)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee, on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To found a Military Asylum, for the relief and support of invalid soldiers of the army of the United States. (H.R. 95)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Caleb B. Smith, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the territorial government of Upper California. (H.R. 685)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Caleb B. Smith, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill; A Bill For the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union. Whereas, the people of the Territory of Wisconsin did, on the first day of February, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 397)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to the act entitled ''An act to incorporate the Washington, Alexandria, and Georgetown Steam Packet Company.'' (H.R. 636)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To continue, alter, and amend the charter of the City of Washington. (H.R. 422)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a communication across the eastern branch of the river Potomac, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 492)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill In explanation of an act, entitled ''An act to appropriate the proceeds of the public lands, and, to grant pre-emption rights.'' (H.R. 179)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to the act entitled ''An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights,'' approved fourth September, eighteen ... (H.R. 573)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act, entitled ''An act for the discontinuance of the office of surveyor general in the several districts, so soon as the surveys therein can be completed, for ... (H.R. 518)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant the right of way across the public lands, and to dispose of said land in aid of the several States in the construction of railroads and canals. (H.R. 693)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the fees for the location of military land warrants. (H.R. 410)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. E. C. Cabell, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John W. Simonton. (H.R. 199)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: In addition to, and amendment of the several acts to promote the progress of the useful arts. (H.R. 102)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. French, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act, entitled ''An act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes,'' approved February eleven, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 372)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the location of certain adjudicated claims in the State of Arkansas, commonly known as Lovely Donation claims. (H.R. 488)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the settlement of conflicts between Spanish land claims and purchases under the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 519)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To remove the land office from Newnansville to Ocala, in the State of Florida. (H.R. 407)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To reserve the islands in the Detroit straits from entry, survey, or sale. (H.R. 408)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Garnett Duncan, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To settle the title to certain tracts of land in the State of Arkansas. (H.R. 487)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Gayle, from the Committee on Private Land Claims reported the following bill: A Bill To grant portions of the public lands to the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company, and for other purposes. (H.R. 494)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. George W. Jones, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To limit the amount of compensation to be paid for the transportation of the mail over railroads, and on steamboats, in certain cases. (H.R. 421)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to amend the act entitled an act ''to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the ... (H.R. 575)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes. (H.R. 180)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish certain post routes. (H.R. 260)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Goggin, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the postage on newspapers and for other purposes. (H.R. 472)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Commerce on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to sell the marine hospital, and the lot of land on which it stands, at Chelsea, in Massachusetts, and the purchase of a new site, and ... (H.R. 516)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to ''An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen,'' and for other purposes. (H.R. 105)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the first section of ''An act to regulate the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels.'' (H.R. 115)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the erection of light-houses and for other purposes. (H.R. 417)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the collection district of Wareham, in the State of Massachusetts. (H.R. 173)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a custom-house at Wiscasset. (H.R. 369)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund to Charles A. Kellett the tonnage duties and light money paid on the Chinese junk, ''Keying.'' (H.R. 368)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To transfer the towns of Vinal Haven, North Haven, and Islesboro', from the collection district of Penobscot to that of Belfast, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 344)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hilliard, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the diplomatic intercourse of the United States with foreign nations. (H.R. 66)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Appropriating money to remove the sunken rocks in the harbor of New York. (H.R. 367)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing an additional number of inspectors in the district of New Orleans. (H.R. 177)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the improvement of certain harbors in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 176)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for improving and repairing the harbor at Buffalo. (H.R. 168)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation to improve the navigation of the Mississippi river. (H.R. 169)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for certain marine hospitals therein named. (H.R. 485)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the preservation and repairs of the public works upon certain harbors and rivers, and for the survey of certain harbors. (H.R. 170)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the repairs of certain marine hospitals. (H.R. 171)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize an appropriation for removing the rocks at Hurl Gate and the reefs in the harbor of New York. (H.R. 676)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the efficiency of the revenue marine. (H.R. 366)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To re-establish the collection district of Brunswick, in the State of Georgia. (H.R. 114)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hunt, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the the following bill: A Bill For the allowance of drawback on wheat imported from the British North American provinces, when manufactured in the United States and exported to foreign countries. (H.R. 251)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize an increase in the number of clerks in the Treasury Department. (H.R. 479)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the settlement of claims against the United States. (H.R. 412)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate proceedings in admiralty and for other purposes. (H.R. 411)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal in part the twelfth section of the act, entitled ''An act for the regulation of seamen on board the public and private vessels of the United States.'' (H.R. 423)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal so much of the thirtieth section of the act to establish the judicial courts of the United States as authorizes the taking of depositions de bene esse, ... (H.R. 337)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: For revising the laws of the United States. (H.R. 535)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Levin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act, entitled ''An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight,'' approved ... (H.R. 96)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Select Committee, to which the subject was referred, reported the following bill: A Bill To set apart and sell to Asa Whitney, of New York, a portion of the public lands, to enable him to construct a railroad from Lake Michigan to the ... (H.R. 468)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McDowell, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Giving the assent of the United States to an act of the general assembly of Maryland, passed at the December session, eighteen hundred and forty-four, chapter two ... (H.R. 117)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McIlvaine, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the organization of an Indian Territory west of the Mississippi river. (H.R. 579)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McIlvaine, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of claims of certain citizens of the United States against the Ottowa, Chippewa, and Pottawatomie Indians. (H.R. 374)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Moses Hampton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of certain rivers and harbors, and for the survey of certain other rivers and harbors. (H.R. 486)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Moses Hampton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the navigation of certain rivers and harbors, and for the survey of certain other rivers and harbors. (H.R. 529)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Murphy, from the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the exchange of certain documents and other publications of Congress. (H.R. 469)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. N. K. Hall, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the purchase and distribution of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States among the several States and Territories. (H.R. 600)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. N. K. Hall, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States,'' approved April thirtieth, seventeen hundred and ninety. (H.R. 599)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. N. K. Hall, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To re-enact and continue in operation certain acts for the relief of insolvent debtors of the United States. (H.R. 373)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union. Mr. Outlaw, from the Select Committee, to whom the subject was referred, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the families of such commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, privates and musicians, whether belonging to the regular army or ... (H.R. 522)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for surveying and opening a road from the Falls of St. Croix to La Pointe on Lake Superior. (H.R. 647)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for opening a road from Lake Superior by the way of the falls of St. Croix, Marine mills, Stillwater, and St. Pauls, to Point Douglass, on the Mississippi ... (H.R. 801)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To indemnify the officers and crews of vessels of War of the United States navy for losses by shipwreck, fire, and otherwise. (H.R. 608)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Simpson, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to license yachts, and for other purposes. (H.R. 178)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the Secretary of the Navy to settle certain accounts of officers of the Navy, who have been required to act as pursers of the vessels of which they were placed ... (H.R. 58)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing certain promotions in the naval service. (H.R. 57)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Prescribing the age at which candidates for the appointment of midshipmen in the navy may enter the naval school, and for other purposes. (H.R. 432)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for a retired list in the naval service. (H.R. 433)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the construction of twenty sloop-of-war brigs. (H.R. 434)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thibodeaux, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Relating to the collection district of Pearl river, in the State of Mississippi. (H.R. 404)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thibodeaux, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a collection district in the State of New-York. (H.R. 405)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thibodeaux, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a collection district in the State of South Carolina, and for other purposes. (H.R. 482)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tompkins, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Amendatory of an act, approved on the twenty-sixth day of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, and re-enacted on the seventeenth day of June, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 427)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of S. B. Elliott, of the United States navy. (H.R. 475)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tuck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill In amendment of ''An act concerning naval pensions and the navy pension fund,'' approved June 30, 1834. (H.R. 442)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for carrying into execution, in part, the twelfth article of the treaty with Mexico, concluded at Guadalupe Hidalgo. (H.R. 684)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 135)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 686)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 154)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ... (H.R. 136)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the Naval Service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 219)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 393)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and ... (H.R. 108)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 394)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army and of volunteers, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 155)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 107)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize a loan not to exceed the sum of eighteen millions five hundred thousand dollars. (H.R. 104)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act approved the twenty-fourth of May, eighteen hundred and twenty-four, entitled ''An Act supplementary to an act, approved on the third day of March, one ... (H.R. 257)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of widows and orphans of officers and seamen of the navy of the United States. (H.R. 375)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Snavely, of Indiana. (H.R. 514)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Gayle, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the provisions of an act of the third March, eighteen hundred and forty-five, entitled ''An act to confirm the survey and location of claims for lands in the State of ... (H.R. 720)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the settlement of the claim of Henry Leef and John McKee. (H.R. 740)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Joseph R. Ingersoll, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Moreno. (H.R. 749)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Mr. Thomas, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Polly Carver, executrix of Nathan Carver. (H.R. 729)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the benefit of John Ozias. (H.R. 259)

Read twice, and laid upon the table. Mr. W. R. W. Cobb, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators, and for other purposes. (H.R. 796)

Read twice, and left upon the Speaker's table, Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for recording the conveyances of vessels, and for other purposes. (H.R. 737)

Read twice, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr Alexander Evans, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a half section of land for the use of schools within fractional township nineteen south, of range eighteen west, county of Lowndes, State of Mississippi. (H.R. 574)

Read twice, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Edwards, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To prohibit the introduction of slaves into the district of Columbia as merchandise or for sale or hire. (H.R. 750)

Read twice, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the provisions of all laws now in force relating to the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels, and the regulation thereof. (H.R. 738)

Read twice, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal the fifth, sixth, and seventh clauses of the first section of the ''Act in addition to the several acts regulating the shipment and discharge of seamen, and the duty of consuls,'' approved July twenty, ... (H.R. 532)

Read twice, and postponed until to-morrow. Mr. Edwards, from the Select Committee, to which the subject was referred, reported the following bill; A Bill To prevent the patenting of medicines. (H.R. 755)

Read twice, and postponed until to-morrow. Mr. Farrelly, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: Authorizing a patent to be issued to William Green, junior. (H.R. 785)

Read twice, and postponed until to-morrow. Mr. Greeley, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To reduce the minimum price of the mineral lands in the Lake Superior district in Michigan, and in the Chippewa district in Wisconsin. (H.R. 741)

Read twice, and referred to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Truman Smith, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first day of July, one ... (H.R. 21)

Read twice, and referred to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. White, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John J. Young, a commander in the navy of the United States. (H.R. 313)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Amelia Brereton. (H.R. 42)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of Charles Reeder, Walter R. Johnson, and the legal representatives of Thomas P. Jones. (H.R. 65)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Joseph Gerard. (H.R. 111)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. An Act For the relief of Thomas T. Gammage. (H.R. 589)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the part within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 184.) An Act For the relief of Samuel A. Grier and Jacob Parker. (H.R. 403)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act For the relief of Archibald Beard and twenty-one other Tennessee mounted volunteers. (H.R. 478)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act For the relief of Jacob Gideon. (H.R. 33)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: strive out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, (No. 183.) An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of [Eleanora B. Watkins, widow of] Gassaway Watkins. (H.R. 402)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 203.] An Act For the relief of Elisha F. Richards. (H.R. 164)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italics, and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 203.] For the relief of Elisha F. Richards. (H.R. 164)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Declaring Fort Covington, in the State of New York, to be a port of delivery, and for other purposes. (H.R. 791)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act For the relief of Barclay and Livingston, and Smith, Thurgar, and company. (H.R. 47)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To annex that part of the State of Indiana bordering on lake Michigan to the Chicago collection district. (H.R. 592)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the location of certain light-houses and buoys. (H.R. 175)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To change the name of the steamboat ''Charles Downing,'' to the ''Calhoun.'' (H.R. 253)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To make Ship Island, in the collection district of Pearl river, a port of delivery, and to authorize the appointment of a surveyor for said port. (H.R. 390)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To provide for the ventilation of passenger vessels, and for other purposes. (H.R. 292)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To repeal the fifth, sixth, and seventh clauses of the first section of the ''Act in addition to the several acts regulating the shipment and discharge of seamen, and the duty of consuls,'' approved July twenty, eighteen hundred and forty, and also to amend the ''Act supplementary to the ... (H.R. 532)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Rhett, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Declaring the assent of Congress to any acts which may be passed by the several States of the Union laying tonnage duties on vessels entering their ports or harbors. (H.R. 74)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz: Amend the title to read as follows: An act to extend certain privileges to the town of Whitehall, in the State of New York. And amend the bill by striking out all after the enacting clause, and insert what follows in italics. An Act To establish a collection ... (H.R. 405)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. An Act Making appropriations for the preservation and repairs of the public works upon certain harbors and rivers, and for the survey of certain harbors. (H.R. 170)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Exempting Spanish vessels from discriminating duties in certain cases. (H.R. 792)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Further to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 135)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 154)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 699)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 219)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 108)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 697)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 394)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 618)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Regulating the appointment of clerks in the Executive Departments, and for other purposes. (H.R. 158)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Requiring all moneys receivable from customs, and from all other sources, to be paid immediately into the treasury, without abatement or deduction, and for other purposes. (H.R. 291)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To authorize a loan not to exceed the sum of sixteen millions of dollars. (H.R. 104)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To authorize the coinage of twenty dollar and one dollar gold pieces, at the mint of the United States and its branches. (H.R. 746)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 665)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and fifty, and for other purposes. (H.R. 692)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 691)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine. (H.R. 618)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives of Cornelius Manning, deceased. (H.R. 69)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported with an amendment, viz: Strike out the part within [brackets,] and insert that printed in italics. An Act Directing the mode of settling the claims of Charles G. Ridgely. (H.R. 7)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act For the relief of Joseph Perry, a Choctaw Indian, or his assignees. (H.R. 120)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. E. B. Holmes, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To erect fortifications and establish a military depot at or near the mouth of the Genesee river, in the State of New York. (H.R. 73)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act For the relief of the legal owners of the ship James Mitchell. (H.R. 436)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office. [Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics; and accompanied by a report, [S. No. 101.] An Act For the relief of Calvin Emmons. (H.R. 28)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of B. O. Payne, of Albany, New York. (H.R. 725)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Charles Wilson. (H.R. 724)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Elizabeth S. Cobbs. (H.R. 622)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Hervey Jones. (H.R. 210)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Hugh Riddle. (H.R. 127)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Jacob Zimmerman. (H.R. 772)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of John Wilson. (H.R. 449)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Lewis Hastings. (H.R. 287)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Major Charles Larrabee. (H.R. 773)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Mary Brown, widow of Jacob Brown. (H.R. 4)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Robert Whittet. (H.R. 450)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Salsy Darby, of Randolph county, and State of Georgia. (H.R. 723)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of William Blake. (H.R. 202)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of William Tee, of Portsmouth, in Virginia. (H.R. 507)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act Providing for the payment of arrearages of pension to Anthony Walton Bayard. (H.R. 25)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment. An Act Making further provisions for surviving widows of the soldiers of the Revolution. (H.R. 18)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. An Act For the relief of Charles Cappel. (H.R. 266)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. An Act For the relief of Charles McLane, of Missouri. (H.R. 759)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the part within [brackets,] and insert that printed in italics, and accompanied by a report [S. No. 116.] An Act For the relief of Anthony Bessee. (H.R. 119)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Extending to John Whitsett's heirs the privilege of purchasing a quarter section of land which was given to him by an act approved March second, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. (H.R. 489)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the relief of Thomas Scott, register of the land office at Chillicothe, Ohio, for services connected with the duties of his office. (H.R. 44)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the relief of those pre-emption claimants upon the Miami lands, in Indiana, who, by their services in the Mexican war, are entitled to bounty land. (H.R. 398)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Further to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon, to the General Land Office. (H.R. 81)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act In addition to an act entitled ''An act for the relief of the inhabitants of the reserved township in Gibson county, in the State of Louisiana,'' approved August eleven, eighteen hundred and forty-two. (H.R. 593)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act In addition to an act entitled ''An act in relation to military land warrants,'' approved August fourteen, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 662)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act In addition to an act therein mentioned. Whereas, by a certain act, approved March two, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, there was granted to the State of Indiana, to aid in constructing the Wabash and Erie canal, ''a quantity of land equal to one-half of five sections wide on each ... (H.R. 418)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act In relation to military land warrants. (H.R. 419)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act In relation to the Fox and Wisconsin river reservation in the State of Wisconsin. (H.R. 797)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Supplemental to an act to confirm the survey and location of claims for lands in the State of Mississippi, east of the Pearl river, and south of the thirty-first degree of north latitude, approved March three, eighteen hundred and forty-five. (H.R. 350)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands, and to grant pre-emption rights,'' approved September four, eighteen hundred and forty-one. (H.R. 490)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To authorize the citizens of Ozark county, Missouri, to enter less than a quarter section of land for the seat of justice in said county. (H.R. 406)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant land to the inhabitants of townships eighteen north, of ranges one and two west, of the fourth principal meridian of the State of Illinois, for school purposes. (H.R. 595)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant other land in lieu of the sixteenth section to the school commissioners of township two north, range nine west, of the fourth principal meridian in the county of Adams, in the State of Illinois. (H.R. 596)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant the right of way through the public land in the State of Alabama to the Gerard Railroad Company in said State. (H.R. 598)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant the right of way through the public lands in Indiana and Illinois to the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad Company. (H.R. 520)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant unto the trustees of township thirty-eight north, of range five east, in the county of Elkhart, and State of Indiana, so much public land as may, with the fractional sixteenth section therein, make up an entire section. (H.R. 597)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Bingham, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To apply certain alternate sections of the public domain toward the completion of the Clinton and Kalamazoo canal, in the State of Michigan. (H.R. 75)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. T. Butler King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting to the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia Railroad Company, the alternate sections of the public land along the route of their contemplated roads, on certain conditions. (H.R. 224)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of Charles A. Barnitz, husband of Margaret Barnitz, the only surviving heir of Lieutenant Colonel David Grier, of the army of the revolution. (H.R. 308)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Joshua Eddy, deceased. (H.R. 336)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause [printed within brackets,] and insert what follows printed in italics. An Act For the relief of the grandchildren of Major General Baron De Kalb. (H.R. 185)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act For the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union. Whereas, The people of the Territory of Wisconsin did, on the first day of February, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, by a convention of delegates called and assembled for that purpose, form for themselves a constitution and ... (H.R. 397)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act To incorporate the Oak Hill Cemetery in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 742)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Authorizing a term of the United States circuit and district courts at Chicago, Illinois. (H.R. 146)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act For dividing the State of Georgia into two judicial districts, and organizing and establishing an additional district court of the United States, with circuit court powers and jurisdiction. (H.R. 152)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Further to continue in force the acts for the payment of horses and other property lost in the military service of the United States. (H.R. 659)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act in amendment of the acts respecting the Judicial system of the United States.'' (H.R. 182)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend an act regulating the district courts of the United States for the State of Alabama. (H.R. 701)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend the act entitled ''An act supplemental to the act for the admission of the States of Iowa and Florida, into the Union.'' (H.R. 700)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend the act entitled ''An act to regulate the proceedings in the circuit court of the United States, and for other purposes,'' passed eighth August, eighteen hundred and forty-six. (H.R. 304)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To change the name of Photius Kavasales, to that of Photius Fisk. (H.R. 339)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To change the times for holding the district courts of the United States in the western district of Virginia, and for other purposes. (H.R. 290)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To confirm the boundary between Missouri and Arkansas. (H.R. 142)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act For the relief of William Fuller and Charles Savage. (H.R. 261)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, viz: strike out all after the enacting clause, printed within [brackets,] and insert what follows printed in italics. An Act To amend the act entitled ''An act supplemental to the act for the admission of the States of Iowa and Florida, into the Union.'' (H.R. 700)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act To amend the act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes. (H.R. 180)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act To regulate the mileage of members and delegates in Congress, and for other purposes. (H.R. 745)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act To regulate the postage on newspapers and for other purposes. (H.R. 472)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. An Act To repeal a provision of ''An act to establish certain post routes,'' approved August fourteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 744)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act of third March, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, entitled ''An act to establish certain post routes, and for other purposes.'' (H.R. 64)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for January 4, 1848. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen ... (H.R. 692)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for January 4, 1848. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with ... (H.R. 691)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for January 4, 1849. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill; A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and ... (H.R. 698)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for January 4, 1849. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill; Making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 699)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for January 4, l849. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States, for the year ending the thirtieth ... (H.R. 697)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for Wednesday, December 27, 1848. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen ... (H.R. 665)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order of the day for January 4, 1849. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred ... (H.R. 695)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order of the day for January 4, 1849. Mr. Vinton, from, the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand ... (H.R. 696)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Caleb B. Smith, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the territorial government of New Mexico. (H.R. 711)

Read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the settlement of claims against the United States. (H.R. 412)

Read twice, engrossed, and ordered to be read a third time. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes. (H.R. 764)

Read twice. Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Vinton, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. (H.R. 754)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A Rockwell, from the Committee on Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Robinson. (H.R. 13)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John A Rockwell, from the Committee on Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of James Brown, deceased. (H.R. 12)

Read, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Bowlin proposed the following amendment to the bill (No 260 1-2) supplemental to the act, entitled ''An act concerning the Supreme Court of the United States,'' approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and forty-four: Amendment. [Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert:] (H.R. 260 1/2)

Read, and left upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Bowlin proposed the following amendment to the bill (No. 260 1-2) supplemental to the act, entitled ''An act concerning the Supreme Court of the United States,'' approved June seventeen, eighteen hundred and forty-four: Amendment. [Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert:] (H.R. 260 1/2)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. John A. Rockwell, on leave, introduced the following bill; A Bill To revise the consular system of the United States. (H.R. 17)

Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. Amendments Of the House of Representatives to the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 180,) to amend the act to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries, and for other purposes. (H.R. 180)

Reported from the Senate with the following amendments. Ordered to be printed. Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives, entitled ''An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, ... (H.R. 136)

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives entitled ''An act to amend an act entitled ''An act supplemental to an act entitled 'An act providing for the prosecution of the existing war between the United States and the republic of Mexico,''' and for other purposes, do pass, with the following Amendments (H.R. 429)