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Yeas and Nays, questions decided by,

on resolutions relative to the permanent residence of the Gene-

ral Government :
on motion to strike out “city of New York,” and in-

sert, “borough of Wilmington, in the State of De-

laware
on motion to strike out i New York, and insert “Phi-

ladelphia"
on motion to amend third resolution by inserting proviso

after the word “aforesaid" :
on the main question to agree to the third resolution

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Second Session, First Congress.
on referring memorial of the Quakers on the subject of the

slave trade to a committee
on inserting on the Journal the reports of the committees on

the said memorial, and that of the Abolition Society
on going into Committee of the Whole on report of the Se-

cretary of the Treasury, relative to provision for the

support of the public credit
on discharging Committee of the Whole from so much of the

report of the Secretary of the Treasury, as relates to an

assumption of the State debts
on the bill for the relief of Baron de Steuben :

on striking out all after “assembled,” in the first section
on filling the blank with $2,706
on passage of the bill

on inserting “$ 500” in addition
on the bill making provision for the debt of the United States:

on inserting “75," instead of “100;” and on proviso
on the bill providing the means of intercourse between the

United States and foreign nations :
on disagreeing to amendment of the Senate
on receding from disagreement to amendment of the

Senate
on resolution “That Congress shall meet and hold their next

session at
on considering the resolution, and on question of order
on motion to fill the blank with the words, “the city of

New York”
on motion to fill the blank with the words “ city of Phila-

delplia or Baltimore," "and the city of Philadelphia"
on resolution to adjourn the two Houses to meet and hold

their next session in the city of Philadelphia :
on motion to consider the resolution, and on motion to

commit
on motion to strike out the city of Philadelphia,” and

insert “the town of Baltimore"
on the bill providing for the settlement of accounts between

the United States and the individual States :

on motion to strike out part of the fifth section
on the bill regulating trade and intercourse with the Indian

tribes :

on motion to strike out the fourth section
on bill increasing duties on distilled spirits :

on thotion to go into Committee of the Whole on the bill
on motion to consider the amendments to the bill
on motion to strike out 12th and 13th sections, and such

parts as impose an excise on spirits distilled in the

United States
on motion to engross the bill and amendments

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Yeas and Nays, questions decided by,

on the bill establishing a temporary and permanent Seat of

Government of the United States :
on motion to strike out “Potomac, at some place be-

tween the mouths of the Eastern Branch and Cono-
cocheague," and inserting, “Delaware, at a place
not more than eight miles above, or sixty miles be-

low the falls thereof
on motion to strike out on the river Potomac,” &c. and

inserting, “in the State of Pennsylvania, including

Germantown"
on motion to strike out on the river Potomac,” &c. and

inserting, “between the rivers Susquehannah and
Potomac, at the most healthy and convenient place,
having due regard to the navigation of the Atlantic

Ocean, and the situation of the Western Country”
on motion to strike out “on the river Potomac, at some

place between the mouths of the Eastern Branch

and Conococheague".
on motion to strike out, in the third section, the words

“purchase or
on motion to insert, after the word “purchase," in the

third section, the words “ with such money only as
may be granted to the President of the U. States,

in the manner hereinafter provided”
on motion to add “Proviso," to the

end of the third
section
on motion to strike out the fifth section ; and on motion

to strike out “December next," and insert “May

1792"
on motion to strike out “December," and insert “May"
on motion to strike out “at which place the session of

Congress next ensuing the present shall be held"
on motion to add to fifth section “Proviso," and on the

passage of the bill
on motion to repeal the fifth section for a limited time
on the bill providing for the payment of the debt of the United

States :
on the passage of the bill
on disagreeing to amendment of the Senate for adding

sundry clauses
on motion to add " Proviso” to the end of first clause

of “ Proviso"
on motion to strike out the fourth section
on motion to agree to the amendment of the Senate

adding sundry clauses
on motion to recede from disagreement to third amend-

ment proposed to seventh amendment of the Senate
on motion to recede from disagreement to fifth amend.

ment proposed to seventh amendment of the Senate
on the bill making further provision for the payment of the

debts of the United States :
on motion to strike out “twelve cents" for the duty on

salt
on the bill to establish Post Offices and Post Roads within the

United States :

on motion to adhere to disagreement to first amendment
on the bill for adding two Commissioners to the Board for

settling the accounts between the United States and

the individual States :
on motion to engross the bill and amendment

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Third Session, First Congress.
Yeas and Nays, questions decided

by,
on the bill more effectually to provide for the national defence

by establishing a uniform Militia throughout the United

States :
on motion to insert, “Be it enacted, that the Militia of

the several States of the Union, consisting of such
persons as are, or may be, enrolled by them, respect.
ively, shall be organized, armed, and disciplined, in

the manner following"
on the bill repealing the duties on distilled spirits, and laying

others in their stead :
on motion to strike out the thirteenth section
on motion to insert a clause prohibiting Revenue officers

from persuading or dissuading electors in giving
their votes for members of Congress, or President of

the United States
on motion to strike out “paid,” and insert a clause limit-

ing the time for which the faith of the United States

shall be pledged
on the engrossment of the bill
on the passage of the bill
on motion to amend the amendment of the Senate, strik.

ing out “any Justice of the Peace, or Court of any
State, of competent jurisdiction," and the proviso;

and to substitute the word "the"
on motion to amend the section proposed by the Senate

to be inserted after the sixty-first section, by striking

out " 5 per cent.” and inserting “7 per cent."
on motion to disagree to the amendment to the amend.

ment to the amendment proposed to follow the sixty.
first section, and insisting on the amendment to the

amendment proposed by the H. R.
on motion to recede from disagreement to the amend.

ment last proposed by the Senate to the amendment

of this House to the amendment of the Senate
on the bill to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the

United States :
on motion to recommit the bill
on motion to recommit with instructions

on the “previous question,” and the main question
on the bill establishing Land Offices :
on motion to add “Proviso” to the second section, al-

lowing certificates of funded debt of the United

States to be proffered in payment of lands
on resolution declaring it inexpedient to alter the system of

funding the public debt
on the bill making compensation to the Commissioners of

Loans :
on motion to strike out the last clause of the bill
on amendment of the Senate to strike out the same, and

on receding from disagreement thereto
on the bill providing compensation to the officers of the

several Courts of Law, and to jurors and witnesses :
on the passage of the bill
on the bill to amend “An act to establish the temporary

and permanent Seat of Government :

on the passage of the bill
on the bill for the relief of George Gibson :

on the engressment of the bill with the amendments

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Yeas and Nays, questions decided by,

on resolution authorizing the establishment of a Mint:

on agreeing to the resolution

First Session, Second Congress.

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on resolution fixing the ratio of representation as one to thirty

thousand
on the bill apportioning the representation of the People of

the United States :
on motion to amend by inserting four after “30,000"
on the passage of the bill
on motion to amend amendment of the Senate, by strik-

ing out “several States," and inserting the names

of the States
on motion to agree to the first amendment of the Senate
on motion to recede from disagreement to amendment of

the Senate
on motion to adhere to disagreement to amendment of

t e Senate
on the bill making an apportionment of Representatives

among the several States, according to the first enu-
meration, and making provision for another enume-

ration, and an apportionment thereon :
on motion to strike out the second section
on motion to strike out the third and fourth sections:
on the passage of the bill
on motion to agree to amendment of the Senate, to

Insert in section first, line 4th, between “of," and
on motion to recede from disagreement to all the amend.

ments of the Senate
on motion to agree to pass the bill on reconsideration
on the bill apportioning the Representatives among the

several States, according to the first enumeration, at
the ratio of one Representative for every thou-

sand persons in the respective States :

on motion to fill the blank with "thirty-three"
on the bill relative

to the election of President and Vice Pre-
sident of the United States :
on motion to strike out “the President of the Senate

pro tempore"
on motion to strike out the ninth section
on motion to agree to the first part of amendment re-

ported by the Committee of the whole
on motion to recede from amendment disagreed to by

the Senate
on the bill establishing Post Offices and Post Roads :
on motion to add Proviso confirming exclusive privileges

granted by the States
on proposition for apportioning Representatives among the

several States, according to the first enumeration :
on motion to strike out the provisions for a second enu-

meration, and the limit of 30,000
on the bill making farther and more effectual provision for the

protection of the frontiers of the United States :
on motion to strike out the second section
on insisting to the amendment of the Senate for striking

out the fourteenth section
on the bill for the encouragement of the bank and other cod

fisheries, and for the government of seamen employed

therein :
on the passage of the bill

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Yeas and Nays, questions decided by,

on resolution calling upon the Secretary of the Treasury for

a statement of balances due by individuals to the

United States :

on motion to commit the resolution
on the bill to provide for the national defence by establishing

a uniform Militia throughout the United States :
on the passage of the bill

on agreeing to the amendments of the Senate
on resolution directing the Secretary of the Treasury to re-

port the best means of raising additional supplies :

on agreeing to the resolution
On resolution respecting the notification of the King of France

of his acceptance of the new Constitution :
on motion to commit the resolution

on motion to agree to the first part of the resolution
on the contested election of Anthony Wayne :
on motion to receive the decision of the Senate of Georgia

as evidence
on motion to entitle James Jackson to a seat in the House
on the bill establishing a Mint, and regulating the coins of the

United States :
on motion to agree to the first part of amendment report-

ed by the committee relating to the impression
on the passage of the bilt
on motion to recede from amendinent disagreed to by the

Senate
on resolution requesting the President to institute an inquiry

into the causes of the defeat of General St. Clair :

on the passage of the resolution
on resolutions respecting the public debt :

on motion to agree to the first resolution
on motion to insert in the fourth resolution, after the

words “individual States," these words, “whether
discharged by the said States, respectively, since the

treaty of peace, or undischarged”
on resolution to indemnify Major General Greene, for moneys

advanced during the war :
on motion to agree to the resolution
on the bill to indemnify Major General Greene :

on motion to commit the bill
on engrossment

on the passage of the bill
on the bill for raising a furthièr sum of money for the protec:

tion of the frontiers :
on motion to add a clause restricting the continuance of

the bill
on the passage of the bill
on the bill concerning the duties on spirits distilled within the

United States :
on motion to fill the blank for the duty on every gallon of

first class of proof with “eight eents”
on the bill to confirm an award of referees between the

United States and certain contractors :

on the passage of the bill
on the bill regulating processes in the Courts of the U States:

on motion to recede from the second amendment

on motion to adhere to second amendment
on the bill for the relief of Anthony Walton White :

on the passage of the bill
on the bill making provision for the public debt:

on motion to put the main question
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