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Bills and Resolutions, Senate, 28th Congress

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Agreeably to notice given, Mr. Miller asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported with an amendment, viz: Add section nine. A Bill Providing for the insane asylum in the District of Columbia. (S. 10)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Archer asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words printed in italics. A Bill Changing the time of holding the courts at Clarksburg and at Wheeling, in the western district of Virginia. (S. 65)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Ashley asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 17.) A Bill To organize a new land district in the southern part of the State of Arkansas. (S. 39)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Atchison asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to a select committee consisting of Messrs. Atchison, Walker, Sevier, Bagby, and Phelps. Reported without amendment. A Bill To facilitate and encourage the settlement of the Territory of Oregon. (S. 23)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Atchison asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Atchison, Mr. Walker, Mr. Rives, Mr. Crittenden, and Mr. Allen. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To ... (S. 45)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported with an amendment, accompanied by a special report, (No. 360;) considered as in Committee of the Whole; the amendment agreed to, and the bill postponed until to-morrow. A Bill To ... (S. 167)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment, accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 356.) A Bill For the relief of George S. Gaines. (S. 28)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 109.) A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William Walker. (S. 34)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 116.) A Bill For the relief of C. E. Sherman. (S. 12)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bagby asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to carry into effect, in the States of ... (S. 56)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Barrow asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. Considered in Committee of the Whole, and postponed to and made the order of ... (S. 20)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Barrow asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill For the relief of William De Buys, late postmaster at New ... (S. 129)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bates asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill To refund the balance due to the State of Massachusetts. (S. 4)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bates asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 110.) A Bill For the relief of Henry ... (S. 3)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bayard asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments, viz : Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill Increasing the pay of certain officers of revenue cutters while serving in the ... (S. 121)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Bayard asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice; and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 92.) A Bill Providing for the establishment of a naval school. (S. 76)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benton asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read, passed to a second reading, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the annexation of Texas to the United States. (S. 191)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Benton asked and obtained leave to brings in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the organization of a company of sappers, miners, and pontoniers. (S. 60)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill Authorizing persons to whom reservations of land have been made, under Indian treaties, to alienate the same in fee. (S. 85)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill Authorizing persons to whom reservations of land have been or shall be made, under Indian treaties, to alienate the same in fee. (S. 26)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment. A Bill Declaring the assent of Congress to the State of Illinois to impose a tax upon all lands hereafter sold by the United States, in that State, from and after ... (S. 45)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Breese asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 41.) A Bill To extend the National road to the city of Alton, on the Mississippi river. (S. 51)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Choate asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the extension of Morse's electro-magnetic telegraph from Baltimore to the city of New York. (S. 142)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Choate asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 261.) A Bill Granting an increase of pension to Gideon Foster. (S. 97)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Colquitt asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment, considered as in Committee of the Whole, and ordered to lie on the table. A Bill To remit the duty on railroad iron in certain cases. (S. 123)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Crittenden asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Joshua Shaw. (S. 52)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Crittenden asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with an amendment, viz: add the section printed in italics. A Bill Concerning the Supreme Court of the United States. (S. 32)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was 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. A Bill [Providing for appeals in cases of bankruptcy.] To extend the right of ... (S. 81)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Evans asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment. A Bill To provide for the payment of the evidences of public debt in certain cases. (S. 73)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Evans asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Discharged, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment. A Bill Granting a pension to James Duffy. (S. 161)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Evans asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics; and accompanied by a special report, (No. 91.) A Bill Granting a pension to Joseph ... (S. 86)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Evans, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the payment of equitable commissions to the agents or attorneys of persons in whose favor awards have been made under three several treaties between ... (S. 76)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foster asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported without amendment, and recommended to be indefinitely postponed. A Bill To provide for the adjustment and settlement of claims of citizens of the United States upon the Republic ... (S. 98)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foster asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To establish a navy yard and depot at or adjacent to the city of Memphis; on ... (S. 18)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foster asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Discharged, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 74.) A Bill For the relief of Hugh Wallace Wormley. (S. 67)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Foster, of New York, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William D. Cheever, deceased. (S. 71)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Fulton asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Ephraim D. Dickson. (S. 71)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Hannegan asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the continuation of the Cumberland road in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. (S. 35)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Haywood asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the annexation of Texas to the United States, and to restore the ancient limits of the Republic. (S. 83)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Henderson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendment, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics, and accompanied by a special report. No. 35. A Bill To confirm the survey and ... (S. 2)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Huntington asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice; and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill Providing for the appointment and regulating the pay of engineers and assistant engineers in the revenue service. (S. 44)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Huntington asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported with amendments. Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill Relating to revenue cutters and steamers. (S. 66)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Huntington asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill To regulate the appointments and promotions of officers in the United States revenue service. (S. 43)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Huntington asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with an amendment, viz: Add the words printed in italics. A Bill Explanatory of an act entitled ''An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of Government for ... (S. 101)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Huntington asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: Strikeout the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill Relating to the appointment of the Assistants to the ... (S. 9)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jarnagin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill To increase the salary of the district judge of the United States for the districts of East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and the western district of ... (S. 42)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Jarnagin asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of John S. Russwurm, heir and legal representative of William Russwurm, deceased. (S. 74)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments. A Bill To recognise the sale of public lands in Louisiana in certain cases, and for other purposes. (S. 110)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the word within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To repeal ''An act for the better organization of the district court of the ... (S. 64)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported without amendment, and adversely. A Bill For the relief of William P. Allen and Martin Thomas. (S. 108)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. King asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report. A Bill For the relief of Caroline E. Clitherall, widow of Doctor George C. Clitherall, late a surgeon in the army of the ... (S. 13)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. McDuffie asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported without amendment, accompanied by an adverse resolution, (Doc. No. 30,) and made the special order of the day for Thursday next, the 11th instant. A Bill To revive the act of the second ... (S. 19)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill, which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and ... (S. 46)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and ... (S. 46)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Reported without amendment. A Bill To authorize the making of permanent contracts for the transportation of the United States mail upon railroads. (S. 61)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. A Bill To provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries. (S. 72)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, and ordered to be printed. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics, and accompanied by a special report, (No. ... (S. 51)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Merrick, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported with amendments, viz : Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To direct the transfer to the State of Maryland of the stock held by ... (S. 75)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Miller asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment, accompanied by an adverse report, (No. 77.) A Bill For the relief of John Woolley. (S. 79)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Miller asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed ia italics. A Bill To incorporate the Orphan Asylum and Female Free School of ... (S. 80)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Miller asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported without amendment. A Bill For repaving and repairing a portion of Pennsylvania avenue. (S. 15)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Morehead asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Library. Discharged, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the words within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To amend the joint ... (S. 111)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Pearce asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of John McColgan. (S. 151)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Phelps asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. Reported without amendment. A Bill To incorporate the Columbian Mutual Fire Insurance Company. (S. 125)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Porter asked and obtained leave lo bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported without amendment. A Bill Authorizing the opening of a canal around the Falls of St. Mary's, at the outlet of Lake Superior. (S. 103)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Porter, of Michigan, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, No. 49. A Bill Relative to the office of surveyor general for the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. (S. 7)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Porter, of Michigan, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment, accompanied by a special report, No. 70. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and ... (S. 6)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Rives asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Discharged, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Ramsey. (S. 65)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Semple asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported with an amendment, viz: Insert the words printed in italics. A Bill To grant a portion of the public lands to the State of Illinois, to aid in the completion of the Illinois and ... (S. 50)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Semple asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, (No. 324.) A Bill To extend the national road to the city of Alton, on the Mississippi river. (S. 40)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Semple asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported without amendment. A Bill To grant a portion of the public land to the State of Illinois, to aid in the completion of the Illinois and Michigan canal. (S. 36)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Semple asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed; and that five hundred additional copies be furnished for the use of the Senate. A Bill To remodel the consular establishment of the United States. (S. 89)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Tappan asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill [Granting to the county of Wyandot, in the State of Ohio, certain lots in the ... (S. 117)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Tappan asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with an amendment, viz: Add the words printed in italics. A Bill To quiet the titles to certain lots of land in the towns of Perrysburg and Croghansville, in the State of Ohio. (S. 53)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Tappan asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Read a second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported without amendment. A Bill To repeal the act entitled ''An act to amend the act of the tenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and ... (S. 37)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Walker asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported with amendments, viz: strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands in favor of settlers and ... (S. 1)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. White asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of William R. Davis. (S. 124)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Woodbridge asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported without amendment, and accompanied by a special report, number 36. A Bill To apply certain alternate sections of the public domain toward the completion of works of internal ... (S. 17)

Agreeably to notice, Mr. Woodbury asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. Reported without amendment. A Bill For the relief of David Currier. (S. 82)

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to which was referred the bill from the Senate (No. 72,) to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries, reported the same with amendments. Strike out the words ... (S. 72)

Considered, amended, and ordered to be printed as amended. Note.--The amendments are printed in italics. A Bill To extend the charters of the District banks. (S. 86)

Mr. Archer, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. Pemberton Hutchinson, late consul of the United States at Lisbon. (S. 106)

Mr. Archer, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, submitted a report, (No. 129,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and laid on the table. Passed to a second reading. A Bill For the purchase of certain copies of the History of Oregon, California, and the other Territories on the Northwest Coast of North America. (S. 84)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 55,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of the fourth regiment in the second brigade of the third division of the Vermont militia, for services at the battle of Plattsburg. (S. 96)

Mr. Atchison, 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 For the relief of Francis A. Harrison. (S. 63)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 236,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Benjamin B. Ferguson. (S. 141)

Mr. Atherton, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 388,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Currier. (S. 193)

Mr. Atkinson, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following amendatory bill; which was read twice, committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow, and ordered to be printed. An Act To afford relief to certain contractors with the Government. (S. 56)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In alteration of an act entitled ''An act to establish a port of delivery at the city of Lafayette, in the State of Louisiana.'' (S. 113)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize a survey of the mouth of the Red river, and for other purposes. (S. 41)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the removal of obstructions to the navigation of the Mississippi, Missouri, Arkansas, and Ohio rivers. (S. 123)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary A. E. Zantzinger, widow of Major Richard A. Zantzinger, deceased. (S. 113)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary A. E. Zantzinger, widow of Major Richard A. Zantzinger, deceased. (S. 59)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making an appropriation for the building of barracks at Pass Christian. (S. 106)

Mr. Barrow, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To repeal so much of the act approved the twenty-third of August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, as requires the second regiment of dragoons to be converted into a regiment of riflemen after the fourth ... (S. 59)

Mr. Bates, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making compensation to pension agents. (S. 46)

Mr. Bates, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making compensation to pension agents. (S. 55)

Mr. Bates, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To continue the pensions of certain widows. (S. 137)

Mr. Bates, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 28,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Simmons. (S. 69)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the appointment of assistant surgeons and assistant pursers in the navy. (S. 77)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Concerning furloughs in the naval service. (S. 172)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John R. Bryan, administrator of Isaac Garretson, deceased, late a purser in the United States navy. (S. 132)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Phillips. (S. 109)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Peter Von Schmidt. (S. 140)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for certain experiments in relation to the proper form or model of steam ships and other vessels. (S. 117)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the establishment of a naval school. (S. 178)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Renewing certain naval pensions for the term of five years. (S. 40)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to the act entitled ''An act to regulate the pay of the navy of the United States.'' (S. 101)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five. (S. 100)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act to provide for the enlistment of boys for the naval service, and to extend the term of enlistment of seamen.'' (S. 91)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To consolidate and amend the acts in relation to the pensions of the widows and orphans of certain naval officers. (S. 118)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 105,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Jesse D. Elliott. (S. 133)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 180,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William McPherson. (S. 104)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 184,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Concerning naval pensions. (S. 109)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 235,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Charles W. Morgan. (S. 134)

Mr. Bayard, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 347,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Brown. (S. 181)

Mr. Benton, by unanimous consent, asked and obtained leave to bring in the following bill; which was read twice by unanimous consent, ordered to lie on the table, and to be printed. A Bill To provide for the annexation of Texas to the United States. (S. 118)

Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 51,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Reuben Gentry, William Head, and others. (S. 92)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Directing the disposition of certain unclaimed goods, wares, or merchandise, seized for being illegally imported into the United States. (S. 55)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Asa Andrews. (S. 142)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Henry Gardner and others, directors of an association called the New England Mississippi Land Company. (S. 66)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Atchison. (S. 67)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John P. Skinner and the legal representatives of Isaac Green. (S. 110)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mary Reeside, executrix of the last will and testament of James Reeside, deceased. (S. 99)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Miles King and his assigns. (S. 112)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of persons residing within the reputed limits of the States of Arkansas or Louisiana, and beyond the boundary line between the United States and the Republic of Texas, as established by the ... (S. 171)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Further to provide for the punishment of offences against the United States. (S. 103)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act to repeal the act entitled 'An act to provide for the collection, safe keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue,' and to provide for the punishment of embezzlers of ... (S. 111)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the courts of the United States to issue the writs of habeas corpus in cases not provided for by law. (S. 94)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make an arrangement or compromise with any of the sureties on bonds given to the United States by Samuel Swartwout, late collector of the customs for the port of New ... (S. 49)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To be entitled ''An act to increase the salary of the judge of the district court of the United States in and for the western district of Virginia.'' (S. 48)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 59, ) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the naturalization laws of the United States. (S. 99)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 8,) accompanied by the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Isaac Ilsley. (S. 25)

Mr. Berrien, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 92,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend the judiciary act passed the twenty-fourth of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine. (S. 70)

Mr. Beston, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Bent, St. Vrain, and Company. (S. 182)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 189,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States in a certain Indian reservation in the State of Alabama. (S. 108)

Mr. Choate, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the ascertainment of claims of American citizens for spoliations prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one. (S. 180)

Mr. Choate, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the ascertainment of claims of American citizens for spoliations prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one. (S. 47)

Mr. Choate, from the Joint Committee on the Library, submitted a report, (No. 368,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the National Institute for the Promotion of Science. (S. 189)

Mr. Colquitt, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of William Fisher. (S. 49)

Mr. Colquitt, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To relinquish the reversionary interest of the United States in a certain Indian reservation in the State of Alabama. (S. 48)

Mr. Crittenden, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William C. Easton. (S. 57)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 101,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of the fourth regiment in the second brigade of the third division of the Vermont militia, for services at the battle of Plattsburg. (S. 73)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 51,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Mark Simpson. (S. 50)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading: A Bill To settle the title to the Pea Patch island, in the river Delaware. (S. 16)

Mr. Dayton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. 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. (S. 119)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the importation of railroad iron free of duty, in certain cases. (S. 140)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of certain States and railroad companies named therein. (S. 186)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the State of Michigan, and of certain railroad companies. (S. 84)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the South Carolina Railroad Company to import certain pipes and machinery free of duty. (S. 127)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the payment of the evidences of public debt in certain cases. (S. 152)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the remission of duties on railroad iron in certain cases. (S. 88)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To remit the duties which have accrued or been paid upon the importation of railroad iron in certain cases. (S. 139)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, submitted a report, (No. 186,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Adams and Company, and others. (S. 107)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Pensions, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to George Whitten. (S. 54)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 162,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Granting a pension to George Whitten. (S. 95)

Mr. Ficklin, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following, with amendments, which were read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Parts to be stricken out in brackets; those to be inserted in italics. An Act For the continuation of the Cumberland road in the States of Ohio, Indiana, ... (S. 35)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Robert Purkis. (S. 138)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Harrison and his sureties. (S. 163)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 127,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the benefit of the heirs of Christopher Miller. (S. 83)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 262,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. C. McFarlane. (S. 145)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 311,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Pierre Menard, Josiah T. Betts, Jacob Feaman, and Edmund Roberts, of the State of Illinois, sureties of Felix McVrain, late Indian agent, deceased. (S. 155)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William C. Easton. (S. 157)

Mr. Foster, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William De Peyster and Henry N. Cruger. (S. 58)

Mr. Foster, of Tennessee, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of J. Throckmorton. (S. 97)

Mr. Haywood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To afford relief to certain contractors with the Government. (S. 56)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize a relocation of land warrants numbers three, four, and five, granted by Congress to General Lafayette. (S. 102)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of William Fisher. (S. 126)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 174,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to an act entitled ''An act for the relief of William Wynn,'' approved August eleventh, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. (S. 102)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 20,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm the title of a tract of land in the Territory of Iowa to the legal heirs and assignees of Julien Dubuque, deceased. (S. 63)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 209,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To be entitled ''An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act directing the survey of the northern line of the reservation for the half-breeds of the Sac and Fox tribes of ... (S. 127)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 350,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm the title of a tract of land in the Territory of Iowa to the legal heirs and assignees of Julien Dubuque, deceased. (S. 183)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 54,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To confirm the title to certain lands claimed by Benjamin Ballard, of Louisiana. (S. 95)

Mr. Henderson, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, to whom had been referred the bill ''to provide for the adjustment of land claims within the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and for other purposes,'' reported the following as a substitute therefor; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Ordered to be printed ... (S. 20)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a port of delivery at the city of Lafayette, in the State of Louisiana. (S. 120)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Thomas Smith. (S. 58)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making an appropriation for a custom-house at Savannah, in the State of Georgia. (S. 130)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Making appropriation for the repair of the custom-house and post-office building at Charleston, South Carolina, and providing furniture and book cases for the same. (S. 147)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Providing for the appointment and regulating the pay of engineers and assistant engineers in the revenue service. (S. 164)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Relating to bonds to be given by custom-house officers. (S. 81)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Relating to certain collection districts, and for other purposes. (S. 144)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Relating to the duties of collectors of the customs. (S. 116)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Relating to the port of entry in the district of Passamaquodddy, in the State of Maine. (S. 160)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To divide the collection district of St. Mary's, in Georgia. (S. 115)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To regulate the appointments and promotions of officers in the United States revenue marine. (S. 179)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To repeal part of an act entitled ''An act to annex a part of the State of New Jersey to the collection district of New York; to remove the office of collector of Niagara to Lewistown; to make Cape St. Vincent, in the ... (S. 80)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 102,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Hiram Murch. (S. 74)

Mr. Huntington, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 17,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Edward Kennard. (S. 29)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to an act entitled ''An act in relation to lands sold in the Greensburg (late St. Helena) land district, in the State of Louisiana, and authorizing the resurvey of certain lands in said district,'' ... (S. 175)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 112,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the citizens of towns upon the lands of the United States, under certain circumstances. (S. 77)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 212,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To secure certain rights to pre-emption in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. (S. 128)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 221,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Milliken and others, to secure certain rights to pre-emption in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. (S. 135)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill, which was read, and passed to a second reading: A Bill For the relief of íneas Munson. (S. 24)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief the legal representatives of James Bell, deceased. (S. 88)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 222,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John S. Russwurm, heir and legal representative of William Russwurm, deceased. (S. 136)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 263,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heir of Frederick Seigle. (S. 146)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 308,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of James Bell, deceased. (S. 153)

Mr. Jarnagin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, submitted a report, (No. 96,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Henry King's representative. (S. 126)

Mr. Merrick, 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 For the relief of William Fuller and Orlando Saltmarsh. (S. 112)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the filling and grading, &c., of square numbered two hundred and forty-nine, belonging to the United States, in the city of Washington. (S. 166)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Requiring one of the judges of the circuit court for the District of Columbia hereafter to reside in Alexandria. (S. 52)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend the charters of the District banks. (S. 86)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To incorporate Georgetown College, in the District of Columbia. (S. 53)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To incorporate the Washington Gas Light Company. (S. 122)

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, submitted a report, (No. 33,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide a free bridge across the Eastern branch of the river Potomac, in the city of Washington. (S. 75)

Mr. Murphy, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill, with amendments; which were read, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. Parts to be stricken out, in brackets; those to be inserted, in italics. An Act To consolidate and amend the acts in relation to the pensions of ... (S. 118)

Mr. Niles, 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 For the relief of Thomas Rhodes. (S. 128)

Mr. Parmenter, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill, without amendment; which was read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. An Act Supplementary to the act entitled ''An act to regulate the pay of the navy of the United States.'' (S. 101)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Robert Fulton. (S. 143)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (.No. 68,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James M. McIntosh, a commander in the navy of the United States. (S. 64)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 167,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Reynall Coates, Walter R. Johnson, and William B. McMurtrie. (S. 96)

Mr. Pearce, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, submitted a report, (No. 288,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Robert Barclay, of Missouri. (S. 150)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 332,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John H. McIntosh. (S. 168)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 833,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Rich. (S. 138)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Murphy. (S. 47)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of the late Uri Emmons. (S. 139)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the heirs of the late Uri Emmons. (S. 143)

Mr. Phelps, from the Committee on Patents and the Patent Office, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To extend a patent heretofore granted to William Woodworth. (S. 121)

Mr. Porter, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Confirming and assenting to an act of the Legislature of Virginia, entitled ''An act further to amend the act incorporating the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company.'' (S. 114)

Mr. Poster, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 181,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of James Ritchie. (S. 105)

Mr. Sevier, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of F. A. Kerr. (S. 62)

Mr. Sevier, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of George Duval and other Cherokees. (S. 93)

Mr. Sevier, from the Committee on Pensions, submitted a report, (No. 19,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Asahel Brainard. (S. 62)

Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, and to connect the same by a canal, in the Territory of Wisconsin. (S. 33)

Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Amended, and ordered to lie on the table, and be printed as amended. Note.--The parts stricken out are within [brackets,] those inserted are printed in italics. A Bill To grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the ... (S. 33)

Mr. Tallmadge, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was recommitted the bill ''to grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, and to connect the same by a canal in the Territory of Wisconsin,'' reported the same with amendments, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert what ... (S. 33)

Mr. Thompson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill, with an amendment; which was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Parts to be stricken out in brackets; those to be inserted in italics. An Act For the relief of F. A. Kerr. (S. 62)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of John Grant. (S. 116)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Respecting the northern boundary of the State of Missouri. (S. 115)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to ''An act to authorize the Secretary of State to liquidate certain claims therein mentioned,'' passed eighteenth of April, one thousand eight hundred and fourteen. (S. 169)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Supplementary to an act entitled ''An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to continue in force an act to protect the commerce of the United States and punish the crime of piracy, and also to make further provision ... (S. 170)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the settlement of the account of Joseph Nourse. (S. 105)

Mr. Walker, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, (No. 49,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To enable the Chickasaw nation to try the validity of their claims in the courts of the United States. (S. 87)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of certain arrearages equitably due to the Stockbridge nation of Indians, and for other purposes. (S. 131)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the payment of certain arrearages equitably due to the Stockbridge nation of Indians, and for other purposes. (S. 185)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of George Duval. (S. 93)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William H. Thomas. (S. 136)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Henson. (S. 135)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Henson. (S. 69)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 106,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Catlin, Peoples, and Company. (S. 134)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 132,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Bryan, Harrison Young, and Benjamin Young. (S. 87)

Mr. White, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, submitted a report, (No. 301,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of David Robb. (S. 154)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 318,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Noah Miller, of Lincolnville, in the State of Maine. (S. 156)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted a report, (No. 52,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Noah Miller, of Lincolnville, in the State of Maine. (S. 89)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill In addition to the several resolves, ordinances, and acts of Congress, providing for or relative to the grant of bounty lands to the officers and soldiers of the Revolution, upon the continental establishment. (S. 120)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 100,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To authorize the school trustees, or other lawful authorities having charge of the subject of common schools, in surveyed township forty-eight north, of range eighteen west, in ... (S. 72)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 113,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Joseph Campau. (S. 78)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 114,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill Authorizing a patent to be issued to Joseph Campau for a certain tract of land in the State of Michigan. (S. 79)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 142, ) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To grant to the ''Great Western Railway Company'' a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes. (S. 90)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 142,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. Considered, amended, and ordered to be printed. Note.--The parts stricken out are within [brackets,] those inserted are printed in italics. A Bill To grant to the [''Great Western ... (S. 90)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 161,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to reorganize the General Land Office.'' (S. 94)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 202,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To grant certain lands to the State of Indiana, the better to enable the said State to extend and complete the Wabash and Erie canal from Terre Haute to the Ohio river. (S. 119)

Mr. Woodbridge, from the Committee on Public Lands, submitted a report, (No. 40,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of George Davenport, of Rock island, in the State of Illinois. (S. 44)

Mr. Woodbury, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of General John Cocke. (S. 129)

Mr. Woodbury, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of William Rich. (S. 41)

Mr. Woodbury, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 131,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Gideon Batchelder and others. (S. 85)

Mr. Wright, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To provide for the settlement of claims for losses of property, by reason of its military occupation, in the Territory of Florida. (S. 61)

Mr. Wright, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report, (No. 67,) accompanied by the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill For the relief of Daniel G. Skinner, of Alabama. (S. 60)

Ordered to be printed as amended. A Bill To reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Post Office Department. (S. 51)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Choate to the bill (S. 47) ''to provide for the satisfaction of claims due to certain American citizens for spoliations committed on their commerce prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one,'' viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the ... (S. 47)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Niles to the bill (S. 46) ''to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and correct the abuse of the franking privilege, and fur the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the Post Office Department.'' Strike out all the first section after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 46)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Breese to the bill (S. 18) ''to establish a navy yard and depot at or adjacent to the city of Memphis, on the Mississippi river, in the State of Tennessee,'' viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (S. 18)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Intended to be proposed by Mr. Evans to the bill (S. 88) ''to provide for the remission of duties on railroad iron in certain cases,'' viz: (S. 88)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Reported by the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads to the bill (8. 72) ''to provide for the transportation of the mail between the United States and foreign countries,'' viz: (S. 72)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act Making compensation to pension agents. (S. 46)

Reported by Mr. Irvin, from the Committee on Military Affairs, with an amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Joshua Shaw. (S. 52)

Reported by Mr. Owen, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, with an amendment, and ordered to be printed. An Act To direct the transfer to the State of Maryland of the stock held by the United States in the Chesapeake and Ohio canal, upon certain conditions. (S. 75)

Reported by Mr. Phoenix from the Committee on Commerce, with amendments, and ordered to be printed. An Act Allowing drawback upon foreign merchandise exported in the original packages to Chihuahua and Santa Fe, in Mexico. (S. 68)

Reported by Mr. Slidel from the Committee on Private Land Claims, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of the heirs of William Fisher. (S. 49)

Reported, by Mr. J. Thompson, from the Committee on Public Lands, with an amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act For the relief of Benjamin Murphy. (S. 47)

Reported, by Mr. Saunders, from the Committee on the Judiciary, with an amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make an arrangement or compromise with any of the sureties on bonds given to the United States by Samuel Swartwout, late collector of the customs for the ... (S. 49)