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William Findley,''

Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

William Vans Murray,
William B. Giles,

Alexander D, Orr,
Samuel Griffin,

John Page,
William Barry Grove,

Peter Silvester,
Thomas Hartley,

John Steele,
William Hindman,

Samuel Sterrett,
Philip Key,

Thomas Sumpter,
Aaron Kitchell,

Thomas Tredwell,
Richard Bland Lee,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Nathaniel Macon,

Abraham Venable,
James Madison,

Alexander White, and
John Francis Mercer,

Hugh Williamson.
Andrew Moore,
Resolved, That this House doth disagree to the said amendment.

Ordered, That the farther consideration of the said amendments be put off until ta morrow.

Ordered, That Mr. Milledge have leave to be absent from the service of this House, for the remainder of the session.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23. An engrossed bill to repeal the several impost laws of the United States, so far as they may be deemed to impose a duty on useful beasts imported for breed, and for remitting the duties heretofore accrued on such importations, in the cases where they have only been secured to be paid, was read the third time.

Resolved, that the said bill do pass, and that the title be, “An act to repeal the several impost laws of the United States, so far as they may be deemed to impose a duty on useful beasts imported for breed, and for reinitting the duties which have heretofore accrued on such'importations, in the cases where they have only been secured to be paid."

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

An engrossed bill fixing the time for the next annual meeting of Congress 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 fixing the time for the next annual meeting of Congress.”

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

The bill sent from the Senate, entitled “ An act in addition to, and alteration of, an act, entitled An act to extend the time limited for settling the accounts of the United States with the individual States," was read the third time. And, on the question that the same do pass,

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The yeas and nays being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

Thomas Hartley,
John Baptist Ashe,

Philip Key,
Abraham Baldwin,

Aaron Kitchell,
Egbert Benson,

John Laurance,
Elias Boudinot,

Amasa Learned,
Abraham Clarke,

George Leonard,
'Thomas Fitzsimons,

Nathaniel Macon,
William B. Giles,

James Madison,
Benjamin Goodhue,

John Francis Mercer,
James Gordon,

Andrew Moore,
Christopher Greenup,

Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg
Andrew Gregg,

William Vans Murray,
Samuel Griffin,

Nathaniel Niles,
William Barry Grove,

Alexander D. Ort,

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Josiah Parker,

Samuel Sterrett,
Cornelius C. Schoonmaker,

Thomas Tredwell,
Theodore Sedgwick,

Artemas Ward,
Peter Silvester,

Alexander White, and
Israel Smith,

Hugh Williamson.
John Steele,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Robert Barnwell,

Samuel Livermore,
Shearjashub Bourne,

William Smith,
Benjamin Bourne,

Jonathan Sturges,
Jonathan Dayton,

Thomas Sumpter,
Elbridge Gerry,

George Thatcher,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
William Hindman,

Abraham Venable, and
Daniel Huger,

Francis Willis.
Richard Bland Lee,
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 making appropriations for the support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three:" Whereupon,

The amendments to the second section of the said bill being read, were, on the ques. tion severally put thereupon, agreed to by the House.

The amendment to the third section being also read, in the words following, to wit:

To the end of the section add, “and the President of the United States shall cause so much of the loan made of the Bank of the United States, pursuant to the eleventh section of the act by which it is incorporated, to be paid off in sums not less than fifty thousand dollars, as, in his opinion, the state of the Treasury may, from time to time, admit, out of any moneys which may be in the Treasury, having due regard to the esigencies of Government, and the appropriations made, and to be made, by law:" And the question thereupon put, that the House do agree to the same,

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The yeas and nays being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

Aaron Kitchell,
Robert Barnwell,

John Laurance,
Egbert Benson,

Amasa Learned,
Elias Boudinot,

George Leonard,
Shearjishub Bourne,

Samuel Livermore,
Benjamin Bourne,

Nathaniel Niles,
Abraham Clarke,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Nicholas Gilman,

Jeremiah Smith,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith,
James Gordon,

John Steele,
Christopher Greenup,

Samuel Sterrett,
Thomas Hartley,

Jonathan Sturges,
James Hillhouse,

George Thatcher,
William Hindman,

Jeremiah Wadsworth,
Daniel Huger,

Artemas Ward, and
Philip Key,

Hugh Williamson
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

Nathaniel Macon,
Abraham Baldwin,

James Madison,
Jonathan Dayton,

John Francis Mercer
William Findley,

Andrew Moore,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

William Vans Muray,
William B. Giles,

Alexander D. Ort,
Andrew Gregg,

John Page,
William Barry Grovc,

Josiah Parker,
Daniel Heister

Israel Smith,
Richard Bland Lec,

Thomas Sumpter,

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Thomas Tredwell,

Alexander White, and
Thomas Tudor Tucker,

Francis Willis. Abraham Venable, A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “ An act to provide for the widows and orphans of certain persons who were killed by Indians, under the sanction of flags of truce,” with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

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

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25. The House proceeded to consider the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled " An act to provide for the widows and orphans of certain persons who were killed by Indians, under the sanction of flags of truce;" and, the same being read, were agreed to.

Ordered, s'hat 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 sent from the Senate, entitled "An act supplementary to the act, entitled • An act to provide more effectually for the collection of the duties imposed by law on goods, wares, and merchandise, imported into the United States, and on the tonnage of ships or vessels;" and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speakerre. sumed the chair, and Mr. Sedgwick reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, and made several amendments thereto; which he delivered in at the Clerk's table, where the same were severally twice read, and agreed to by the House.

"On motion,
The said bill, together with the amendments thereto, was read the third time ;
And on the question that the same do pass,
It was resolved in the affirmative.
Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate recede from their amendment, to a disagreement to which this House have adhered, to the fourth section of the bill, entitled “ An act to regulate the claims to invalid pensions." The Senate also recede from their fifth amendment, disagreed to by this House, to the first section of the bill, entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three.” And then he withdrew.

Mr. Moore, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined an enrolled bill, entitled “An act in addition to, and alteration of, an act, entitled 'An act to extend the time limited for settling the accounts of the United States, with the individual States;" 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.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary:

M. Speaker: The Senate have passed the bill, entitled " An act for repealing the several impost laws of the United States, so far as they may be deemed to impose a duty on useful beasts imported for breed, and for remitting the duties which have heretofore accrued on such importations, in the cases where they have only been secured to be paid," with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to consider the said amendments, and, the same being read, were agreed to.

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

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Commissioners for purchasing the Public Debt, accompanying a report and statement of all their proceedings, not heretofore furnished, made pursuant to the resolution of the nineteenth instant; 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 making an appropriation to defray the expense of a treaty with the Indiang Northwest of the Ohio: and, after some time spent therein, Mr.

gress."

Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Dayton reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, and made an amendment thereto; which he delivered in at the Clerk's table.

Ordered, That the said bill, with the amendment, do lie on the table.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a bill, entitled “ An act for altering the places ofholding the Circuit Courts in the Districts of Vermont and North Carolina, and for other purposes,” to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew. The said bill was read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Giles, from the committee to whom was referred the letter of the Secretary of State, of the twentieth instant, communicating certain reasons for delaying his report on the nature and extent of the privileges and restrictions of the commercial intercourse of the United States with foreign nations, directed by order of the House, of the twenty-third of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-one, made a report; which was twice read, and agreed to by the House, as followeth: “That it is not expedient to call for the said report during the present session of Con

On a motion made and seconded, Resolved, that the term for receiving on loan that part of the domestic debt of the United States which may not be subscribed prior to the first day of March next, pursuant to the terms proposed in the act, entitled “An act making provision for the debt of the United States,” and also an act, entitled “ An act supplementary to the act mak. ing provision for the debt of the United States,” be extended on the same terms as is, by the first recited act, provided, to the day of

- and books for receiving such farther subscriptions shall be opened at the Treasury of the United States only, and to continue open until the said day of — inclusively.

Ordered, That à bill or bills be brought in pursuant to the said resolution, and that Mr. Goodhue. Mr. Griffin, and Mr. Gregg, do prepare and bring in the same.

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

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26. The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill to authorize a grant of land to the French inhabitants of Galliopolis; and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Muhlenberg reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said bill under consideration, and made several amendments thereto; which he delivered in at the Clerk's table, where the same were severally twice read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said bill, with the amendments, be engrossed, and read the third time to-morrow.

Mr. Heister, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined the following enrolled bills, to wit: one entitled " An act making appropriations for the support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three;" another entitled “An act to regulate the claims to invalid pensions;" another entitled “ An act making provision for the persons therein mentioned;” and another entitled “An act for repealing the several impost laws of the United States, so far as they may be deemed to impose a duty on useful beasts imported for breed;” and had found the same to be truly enrolled: Whereupon,

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

Mr. Laurance, from the committee to whom was referred the petition of Lewis Pin tard, made a report; which was read, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Moore, 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 the following enrolled bills, to wit: one entitled "An act making appro priations for the support of Government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-thrce;" another entitled “An act to regulate the claims to invalid pensions;** another entitled "An act making provision for the persons therein mentioned;" anether entitled "An act for repcaling the several impost laws of the United States, so far as they may be deemed to impose a duty on useful beasts imported for breed;" and another entitled “An act in addition to, and alteration of an act entitled “An act to extend the time limited for settling the accounts of the United States with the indi. vidual States."

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have agreed to the amendments proposed by this House to the bill, entitled “An act in addition to the act, entitled . An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States,” with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

Ordered, That a committee be appointed to bring in a bill to provide for the expense of supporting light-houses, not ceded to the United States, and that Mr. Fitzsimons, Mr. Griffin, and Mr. Tredwell, be the said committee.

The House proceeded to consider the amendment reported, yesterday, by the Com. mittee of the Whole House, to the bill making an appropriation to defray the expense of a treaty with the Indians Northwest of the Ohio; and the same being read, was agreed to.

Ordered, That the said bill, with the amendment, be engrossed, and read the third time to-morrow.

On a motion made and seconded, That the House do now, according to the order of the day, resolve itself into a Com. mittee of the Whole House, to take into consideration the reports of the committee appointed to inquire into the causes of the failure of the expedition under Major General St. Clair,

It passed in the negative.

Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from the considera. tion of the said reports.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill, entitled " An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes," with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. The Senate have also passed the bill, entitled “ An act fixing the time for the next annual meeting of Congress," with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27. An engrossed bill to authorize a grant of land to the French inhabitants of Galliopo. lis was read the third time.

Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that the title be, “ An act to authorize a grant of land to the French inhabitants of Galliopolis."

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

An engrossed bill making an appropriation to defray the expense of a treaty with the Indians Northwest of the Obio 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 an appropriation to defray the expense of a treaty with the Indians Northwest of the Ohio."

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

Mr. Goodhue, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill for extending the time for receiving on loan that part of the domestic

debt of the United States which may not be subscribed prior to the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three; which was received, and read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow.

Mr. Fitzsimons, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill supplementary to the act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, buoys, and public piers; which was received, and read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-dar.

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