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Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Scott,
Thomas Hartley,

Joshua Seney,
Daniel Heister,

Thomas Sinnickson,
James Jackson,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Richard Bland Lee,

John Steele,
George Leonard,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
James Madison, jun.

Thomas Sumpter,
George Mathews,

John Vining,
Andrew Moore,

Alexander White,
Peter Muhlenburg,

Hugh Williamson, and
John Page,

Henry Wynkoop. Josiah Parker, Another motion was then made and seconded to fill up the blank in the said original motion, with the words, “the city of Philadelphia ;" to which motion an amendment being moved and seconded to add the words “or Baltimore,"

SAyes.

.22, It passed in the negative,

Noes

...38.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Joshua Seney,
Edanus Burke,

Peter Silvester,
William Floyd,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Jonathan Grout,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Daniel Huger,

Thomas Sumpter,
James Jackson,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
George Partridge,

Thomas Tudor Tucker.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Fisher Ames,

Richard Bland Lee,
John Baptist Ashe,

George Leonard,
Abraham Baldwin,

Samuel Livermore,
Elias Boudinot,

James Madison, junior,
John Brown,

George Mathews,
Lambert Cadwalader,

Andrew Moore,
Daniel Carroll,

Peter Muhlenberg,
George Clymer,

John Page,
Isaac Coles,

Josiah Parker,
Benjamin Contee,

James Schureman,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Thomas Scott,
Abiel Foster,

Theodore Sedgwick,
George Gale,

Roger Sherman,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Benjamin Goodhue,

John Steele,
Samuel Griffin,

John Vining,
Thomas Hartley,

Alexander White,
Daniel Heister,

Hugh Williamson, and
Benjamin Huntington,

Henry Wynkoop.
And then the question being put, to fill up the blank in the said original motion, with
the words “the city of Philadelphia,”
It was resolved in the affirmative,

ŞAyes.... ..38,
Noes..

.22.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

Lambert Cadwalader,
Abraham Baldwin,

Daniel Carroll,
Elias Boudinot,

George Clymer,
John Brown,

Isaac Coles,

Benjamin Contee,

John Page,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Josiah Parker,
George Gale,

George Partridge,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Scott,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Joshua Seney,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Hartley,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Daniel Heister,

John Steele,
James Jackson,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Richard Bland Lee,

Thomas Sumpter,
George Leonard,

George Thatcher,
James Madison, junior,

John Vining,
George Mathews,

Alexander White,
Andrew Moore,

Hugh Williamson, and
Peter Muhlenberg,

Henry Wynkoop.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Fisher Ames,

John Lawrance,
Egbert Benson,

Samuel Livermore,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Edanus Burke,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Daniel Huger,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
Benjamin Huntington,

Thomas Tudor Tucker. The main question being then put, that the House do agree to the said original mo; tion as amended, in the words following, to wit :

Resolved, That Congress shall meet and hold their next session at the city of Philadelphia,"

It was resolved in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said resolution to the Senate, and desire their concurrence.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter and reports from the Secretary of War on the several petitions of Jacobus Wynkoop, and of John M'Kinsey, James Whayland, Toney Turney, and Cesar Edwards ; which were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Lear, his Sccretary, notifying that the President approves of the act, entitled "An act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;” and has this day affixed his signature thereto.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker : The Senate desire a conference with this House on the subject-matter of their amendment disagreed to by this House, to the bill, entitled “ An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations ;" and have appointed managers at the said conference on their part. And then he withdrew.

Resolved, That this House do agree to the conferrence desired by the Senate as afore. said ; and that Mr. Gerry, Mr. White, and Mr. Williamson, be appointed managers at the same, on the part of this House.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

A petition of William Gould was presented to the House and read, praying the settlement of a claim against the United States, from the estate of his deceased father, David Gould, late a senior surgeon in the hospital department.

Ordered, That the said petition be referred to the Secretary of War, with instruction to examine the same, and report his opinion thereupon to the House.

The several orders of the day were read, and postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until tomorrow morning ten o'clock.

TUESDAY, JUNE 1. The Speaker laid before the House á letter and report from the Secretary of War, on the petition of William Hassall ; which were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States.

Mr. Speaker left the chair.
Mr. Seney took the chair of the committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Seney reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, and made some progress therein.

Resolved, that this House will, tr-mortow, again resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the said bill.

A message, in writing, was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Lear, his Secretary, as followeth :

UNITED STATES, June 1, 1790. Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Representatives :

Having received official information of the accession of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations to the Constitution of the United States, I take the earliest opportunity of communicating the same to you, with my congratulations on this happy event, which unites under the General Government all the states which were originally confederated ; and have directed my Secretary to lay before you a copy of the letter from the President of the Convention of the State of Rhode Island to the President of the United States.

G. WASHINGTON. The House being informed that Theodorick Bland, one of the members for the State of Virginia, died this morning :

Ordered, That such of the members of the said State as are now present, be appointed a committee to take order for superintending the funeral of the said Theodorick Bland, and that this House will attend the same.

Ordered, That a committee be appointed to prepare and bring in a bill or bills for giving effect to the laws of the United States within the State of Rhode Island and Prori. dence Plantations ; and that Mr. Sedgwick, Mr. Benson, and Mr. Tucker, do prepare and bring in the same.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from further proceeding on the bill sent from the Senate, entitled " An act to prevent bringing goods, wares, and merchandises, from the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations into the United States ; and to authorize a demand of money from the said State."

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary :

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Thomas Jenkins and Company.” And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to consider the report of the committee to whom was referred the petition of John M'Cord: Whereupon,

Resolved, That there be paid to the said John M'Cord the sum of one thousand dollars, in full for all claims, either of rations or lands, as a Canadian sufferer or refugee.

Ordered, That a bill or bills be brought in pursuant to the said resolution, and that Mr. Ames, Mr. Fitzsimons, and Mr. Boudinot, do prepare and bring in the same.

On a motion made and seconded,

Resolved, That all treaties made, or which shall be made and promulged under the authority of the United States, shall, from time to tiine, be published and annexed to their code of laws by the Secretary of State.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said resolution to the Senate, and desire their concurrence.

The several orders of the day were read, and postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-moirow morning ten o'clock.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2. An engrossed bill making provision for the payment of the debts of the United States was read the third time, and the blanks therein filled up.

Resolved, that the said bill do pass, and that the title be, “ An act making provision for the debt of the United States."

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said bill to the Senate, and desire their concurrence.

Mr. Carroll, from the committee to whom was referred the petition of John Frede. rick Amelung, made a report; which was read, and ordered to be taken into consideration to-morrow.

Mr. Boudinot, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill to satisfy the claims of John M'Cord against the United States; which was received, and read the first time.

On motion, Resolved, unanimously, that the members of this House, from a sincere desire of shewing every mark of respect due to the memory of Theodorick Bland, deceased, late a member thereof, will go in mourning for him one month, by the usual mode of wearing a crape round the left arm.

The House, according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and individual States.

Mr. Speaker left the chair.
Mr. Seney took the chair of the committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Seney reported that the committee had, according to order, again had the said bill under consideration, and made a farther pro gress therein.

Resolved, that this House will, to-morrow, again resolve itself into a committee of the Whole House on the said bill.

Mr. Sedgwick, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill for giving effect to the laws of the United States within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations; which was received, and read the first time.

The several orders of the day were read, and postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning ten o'clock.

THURSDAY, JUNE 3. A bill to satisfy the claims of John M'Cord against the United States, was read the second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time tomorrow.

A bill for giving effect to the laws of the United States within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, was read the second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time tomorrow.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary : Mr. Speaker : The Senate have agreed to the resolution for the publication of treaties made under the authority of the United States. And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to consider the report of the committee on the petition of John Frederick Amelung : Whereupon, the resolution reported by the said committee, in the words following, to wit : “That the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States be authorized to make a loan, not exceeding eight thousand dollars, to the said John Frederick Amelung, he giving satisfactory security for the reimbursement of the same within - years," was, on the question put thereupon, disagreed to by the House.

Mr. Burke, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill for the relief of Nathaniel Twining in certain cases; which was received, and read the first time.

Mr. Gilman, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did this day wait on the President of the United States, and present for his approbation three enrolled bills; one entitled “An act for finally adjusting and satisfying the claims of Frederick William de Steuben;" another entitled "An act for giving effect to an act, entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States' within the State of North Carolina ;” and another entitled "An act supplemental to the act for establishing the salaries of the Executive Officers of Government, with their Assistants and Clerks :" Also, that the committee had examined an enrolled bill, entitled *An act for the relief of Thomas Jenkins and Company," and had found the same to be truly enrolled : Whereupon,

Mr. Speaker signed the said enrolled bill.
Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual states. Mr. Speaker left the chair.

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Mr. Seney took the chair of the committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Seney reported that the committee had, according to order, again had the said bill under consideration, and made a farther progress therein.

Resolved, That this House will, to-morrow, again resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the said bill.

The several orders of the day were read, and postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning ten o'clock.

FRIDAY, JUNE 4. An engrossed bill for giving effect to the laws of the United States within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, was read the third time, and the blanks therein filled up.

Resolved, that the said bill do pass, and that the title be “ An act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said bill to the Senate, and de. sire their concurrence.

An engrossed bill to satisfy the claims of John M'Cord against the United States, was read the third time.

Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that the title be “An act to satisfy the claims of John M'Cord against the United States."

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said bill to the Senate, and desire their concurrence.

A petition of Jacob Smith was presented to the House and read, praying relief in consideration of wounds received in the service of the United States during the late war, which have disabled him from procuring a livelihood by labor.

Ordered, That the said petition be referred to the Secretary of War, with instruction to examine the same, and report his opinion thereupon to the House.

A bill for the relief of Nathaniel Twining in certain cases, was read the second time, and ordered to be committed to Mr. Burke, Mr. Lee, and Mr. Vining.

The House, according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States.

Mr. Speaker left the chair.
Mr. Seney took the chair of the committee.

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Seney reported that the committee had, ac. cording to order, again had the said bill under consideration, and made a farther pro. gress therein.

On motion, Ordered, 'That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from further proceeding thereon, and that the said bill do lie on the table.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Lear, his Secretary, notifying that the President approves of the following acts: One entitled "An act for finally adjusting and satisfying the claims of Frederick William de Steuben' another entitled "An act act for giving effect to an act, entitled 'An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States' within the State of North Carolina ;” and another entitled "An act supplemental to the act for establishing the salaries of the Executive Officers of Government, with their Assistants and Clerks ;" and did this day affix his signature thereto.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Sedgwick, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill for giving effect to an act, entitled “An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States,” within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations; which was received, and read the first time.

The several orders of the day were read, and postponed until Monday next.
And then the House adjourned until Monday morning ten o'clock.

MONDAY, JUNE 7. A bill for giving effect to an act, entitled “An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States” within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, was read the second time, and ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time tomorrow.

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