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Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Timothy Bloodworth,

James Schureman,
Elias Boudinot,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
William Floyd,

Roger Sherman,
Abiel Foster,

Peter Silvester,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull,
George Leonard,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, jr.
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
John Brown,

Andrew Moore,
Lambert Cadwalader,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Daniel Carroll,

John Page,
George Clymer,

Josiah Parker,
Isaac Coles,

Thomas Scott,
Benjamin Contee,

John Sevier,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Thomas Sinnickson,
George Gale,

John Steele,
Nicholas Gilman,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Sumpter,
Thomas Hartley,

John Vining,
Daniel Heister,

Alexander White,
James Jackson,

Hugh Williamson, and
Richard Bland Lee,

Henry Wynkoop. Another motion was then made and seconded to amend the said bill, by striking out, in the fifth section, the word “December," and inserting in lieu thereof, the word “May;" and on the question thereupon,

It passed in the protiv S Ayes ............ 28,
It passed in the negative, SA

Noes ............ 33.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Timothy Bloodworth,

James Schureman,
Elias Boudinot,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
William Floyd,

Roger Sherman,
Abiel Foster,

Peter Silvester,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
John Lawrance,

Jonathan Trumbull,
George Leonard,

Thornas Tudor Tucker, and
Samuel Livermore,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

Isaac Coles,
Abraham Baldwin,

Benjamin Contee,
John Brown,

Thomas Fitzsimons,
Lambert Cadwalader,

George Gale,
Daniel Carroll,

Nicholas Gilman,
George Clymer,

Benjamin Goodhue,

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Egbert Benson,

Joshua Seney,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Peter Silvester,
William Floyd,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Jonathan Grout,

George Thatcher, and
John Lawrance,

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

Samuel Livermore,
John Baptist Ashe,

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
Elias Boudinot,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Edanus Burke,

John Page,
Lambert Cadwalader,

Josiah Parker,
Daniel Carroll,

George Partridge,
George Clymer,

James Schureman,
Isaac Coles,

Thomas Scott,
Benjamin Contee,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Sevier,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
George Gale,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Nicholas Gilman,

John Steele,
Benjamin Goodhue,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Samuel Griffin,

Jonathan Sturges,
Thomas Hartley,

Thomas Sumpter,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Trumbull,
Daniel Heister,

John Vining,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jeremiah Wadsworth,
James Jackson,

Alexander White,
Richard Bland Lee,

Hugh Williamson, and
George Leonard,

Henry Wynkoop.
A motion was then made and seconded that the said bill be read the third time on
Monday next; and on the question thereupon,

It passed in the negative.

Another motion was then made and seconded that the said bill be read the third time to-morrow; and on the question thereupon,

It passed in the negative.
A motion was then made and seconded to adjourn; and on the question thereupon,
It passed in the negative.

A motion being then made and seconded that the said bill be now read the third time,

It was resolved in the affirmative: Whereupon,
The said bill was read the third time.
And then the main question being put, that the said bill do pass,
It was resolved in the affirmative, SA
vae resolved in the affirmative SAyes ............ 32,

2 Noes ............ 29.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

Daniel Heister,
Abraham Baldwin,

James Jackson,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Richard Bland Lee,
John Brown,

James Madison, junior,
Lambert Cadwalader,

George Mathews,
Daniel Carroll,

Andrew Moore,
George Clymer,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Isaac Coles,

John Page,
Benjamin Contee,

Josiah Parker,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Thomas Scott,
George Gale,

John Sevier,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Hartley,

John Steele,

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Michael Jenifer Stone,

Alexander White,
Thomas Sumpter,

Hugh Williamson, and
John Vining,

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

George Partridge,
Egbert Benson,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Elas Boudinot,

James Schureman,
Edanus Burke,

Theodore Sedgwick,
William Floyd,

Joshua Seney,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Nicholas Gilman,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Jonathan Grout,

Jonathan Sturges,
John Hathorn,

George Thatcher,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jonathan Trumbull,
John Lawrance,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
George Leonard,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
Samuel Livermore,
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “ An act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes," with several amendments, to which they de. sire the concurrence of this House. The Senate have also passed the bill, entitled “ An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States;" with several amendments, to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The orders of the day were farther postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning eleven o'clock.

SATURDAY, JULY 10. The House proceeded to consider the amendments proposed by the Senate, to the bill, entitled “ An act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian Tribes;" and the same being read, were agreed to.

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

The House proceeded to consider the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act for the government and regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' service;" and the same being read, some were agreed to, and others disagreed to. Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House resumed the consideration of the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled " An act to establish the Post Office and Post Roads within the United States;" and the same being read, some were agreed to, and others disagreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.
The several orders of the day were farther postponed until Monday next.
And then the House adjourned until Monday morning ten o'clock.

MONDAY, JULY 12. A petition of the Clerks employed in the office of the Paymaster and Commissioner of Army Accounts was presented to the House and read, praying that the salaries granted them by law may be augmented, and made equal to those of the Clerks in other Executive departments of the United States.

Ordered, That the said petition do lie on the table.

The petitions of Thomas Hart and Aquila Giles were presented to the House and read, respectively praying the liquidation and settlement of a claim against the United States.

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

A petition of Thaddeus Beebe was presented to the House and read, praying to be placed on the list of invalids, in consideration of the loss of his sight, and other injuries, sustained in the service of the United States during the late war.

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 petition of Seth Harding was presented to the House and read, praying compensation for sundry services rendered in the Navy of the United States, during the late war.

Ordered, That the said petition be referred to Mr. Sturges, Mr. Hartley, and Mr. Burke; that they do examine the matter thereof, and report the same, with their opinion thereupon, to the House.

Mr. Gilman, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined two enrolled bills, one entitled “ An act further to provide for the payment of the invalid pensioners of the United States;" the other, entitled “An act for establishing the temporary and permanent seat of the Government of the United States;" and had found the same to be truly enrolled: Whereupon,

Mr. Speaker signed the said enrolled bills.

It being discovered that a mistake had been made in the message from the Senate on Friday last, respecting the amendments to the bill, entitled “An act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian tribes," whereby an amendment proposed on the part of the Senate, for striking out the fourth section of the said bill, in the words following, to wit:

"SEB. 4. And be it further enacted, That a sum, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, be appropriated, out of the moneys arising from duties on imports and tonnage, subject to the orders of the President of the United States, to be laid out in goods and articles of trade, suitable for supplying the wants and necessities of the Indians; and to be vended and retailed to them through the agency of the said superintendents, and persons to be licensed by them for that purpose, in such manner, and conformably to such regulations, as the President of the United States shall establish," 'had been omitted:

The House proceeded to consider the said amendment: Whereupon,
Resolved, that this House do disagree to the said amendment.
Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to regulate the collection of the duties imposed on goods wares, and merchandise, imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels.

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

Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Boudinot reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, and made several amendments thereto; which they had directed him to report, when the House should think proper to receive the same.

Ordered, That the said report be received to-morrow.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “ An act imposing duties on the tonnage of ships or vessels." The Senate do also recede from their amendment, disagreed to by this House, to the bill, entitled "An act for the government and regulation of seamen, in the merchants' service.” They do insist on their third amendment, disagreed to by this House, to the bill, entitled “An act to regulate Trade and Intercourse with the Indian tribes;” and they do also insist on their amendments, disagreed to by this House, to the bill, entitled “An act to establish the Post Office and Post Roads within the United States;" desire a conference with this House, on the subject matter of the said amendments, and have appointed managers at the same on their part. And then he withdrew.

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

TUESDAY, JULY 13. Mr. Gilman, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did, on Monday last, wait on the President of the United States, and present, for his approbation, two enrolled bills; one entitled “ An act further to provide for the payment of the Invalid Pensioners of the United States;" the other, entitled “An act for establishing the temporary and permanent seat of the Government of the United States."

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of State, covering his report of a proper plan or plans for establishing uniformity in the currency, weights, and measures, of the United States, made pursuant to the order of this House, of the fifteenth of January last; which was read, and ordered to lie on the table.

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