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Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Theodorus Bailey,

James Holland,
Abraham Baldwin,

Andrew Jackson,
David Bard,

George Jackson,
Thomas Blount,

Matthew Locke,
Richard Brent,

William Lyman,
Nathan Bryan,

Samuel Maclay,
Samuel J. Cabell,

Nathaniel Macon,
Gabriel Christie,

James Madison,
Thomas Claiborne,

John Milledge,
John Clopton,

Andrew Moore,
Isaac Coles,

Anthony New,
Henry Dearborn,

John Nicholas,
William Findley,

Alexander D. Orr,
Jesse Franklin,

John Page,
Nathaniel Freeman, jun.

John Patten,
Albert Gallatin,

John Richards,
James Gillespie,

John S. Sherburne,
Christopher Greenur,

Israel Smith,
Andrew Gregg,

Richard Sprigg, jun.
Wade Hampton,

William Strudwick,
Carter B. Harrison,

Joseph B. Varnum, and
John Hathorn,

Abraham Venable,
Jonathan N. Havens,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Fisher Ames,

Edward Livingston,
Theophilus Bradbury,

Samuel Lyman,
Daniel Buck,

Francis Malbone,
Descy Burges,

Frederick A. Muhlenberg,
Joshua Coit,

William Vans Murray,
William Cooper,

Josiah Parker,
William Craik,

Elisha R. Potter,
Samuel W. Dana,

Johın Reed,
James Davenport,

Samuel Sewall,
George Dent,

Samuel Sitgreaves,
George Ege,

Jeremiah Smith,
Abiel Foster,

Nathaniel Smith,
Dwight Foster,

Isaac Smith,
Ezekiel Gilbert,

William Smith,
Nicholas Gilman,

John Swanwick,
Henry Glen,

Zephaniah Swift,
Channcey Goodrich,

George Thatcher,
Roger Griswold,

Richard Thomas,
William B. Grove,

Mark Thomson,
Robert Goodloe Harper,

John E. Van Allen,
Thomas Hartley,

Philip Van Cortlandt,
John Heath,

Peleg Wadsworth, and
William Hindman,

John Williams.
John Wilkes Kittera,
And then the question being taken, that the House do agree to the said amendment,
It was resolved in the affirmative,

SYeas

58,

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

William Craik,
Abraham Baldwin,

Samuel W. Dana,
Theophilus Bradbury,

James Davenport,
Richard Brent,

Henry Dearborn,
Daniel Buck,

George Dent,
Demsey Burges,

George Ege,
Joshua Coit,

William Findley,
William Cooper,

Abiel Foster,

.....32.

Dwight Foster,

Alexander D. Orr,
Nathaniel Freeman, jun.

Josiah Parker,
Ezekiel Gilbert,

Elisha R. Potter,
Nicholas Gilman,

John Reed,
Henry Glen,

Samuel Sewall,
Chauncey Goodrich,

Samuel Sitgreaves,
Roger Griswold,

Jeremiah Smith,
William B. Grove,

Nathaniel Smith,
Robert Goodloe Harper,

Isaac Smith,
Carter B. Harrison,

William Smith,
Thomas Hartley,

Thomas Sprigg,
John Ileath,

John Swanwick,
William Hindman,

Zephaniah Swift,
John Wilkes Kittera,

George Thatcher,
Edward Livingston,

Richard Thomas,
Samuel Lyman,

Mark Thompson,
Francis Malbone,

John E. Van Allen,
John Milledge,

Philip Van Cortlandt,
Frederick A. Muhlenberg,

Joseph B. Varnum,
Wiliam Vans Murray,

Peleg Wadsworth, and
John Nicholas,

John Williams.
Those who voted in the negative, are,
Theodorus Bailey,

Jonathan N. Havens,
David Bard,

James Holland,
Thomas Blount,

Andrew Jackson,
Nathan Bryan,

George Jackson,
Samuel J. Cabell,

Matthew Locke,
Gabriel Christie,

William Lyman,
Thomas Claiborne,

Samuel Maclay,
John Clopton,

Nathaniel Macor,
Isaac Coles,

Andrew Moore,
Jesse Franklin,

Anthony New,
Albert Gallatin,

John Patten,
James Gillespie,

John Richards,
Christopher Greenup,

Israel Smith,
Andrew Gregg,

Richard Sprigg, jun.
Wade Hampton,

William Strudwick, and
John Hathorn,

Abraham Venable. The said bill was then further amended at the Clerk's table, and, together with the amendinents, ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time to-morrow.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Craik, his Secretary, notifying that the President did, this day, approve and sign the following acts, which originated in this House, to wit: one entitled "An act to augment the compensation of the Attorney General of the United States;” another entitled “An act in addition to an act, entitled 'An act concerning the registering and recording of ships or vessels,' and to an act, entitled 'An act for enrolling and licensing ships or vessels employed in the coasting trade and fisheries, and for regulating the same ; and another entitled “An act granting a certain sum of money to the widow and children of John de Neufville, deceased."

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

Mr. Abiel Foster, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined two enrolled bills : one entitled “ An act to suspend, in part, the act, entitled 'An act to alter and amend the act, entitled "An act laying certain duties upon snuff and refined sugar,' and to grant relief in certain cases arising under the said act ;" and another entitled “An act to authorize the receipt of evidences of the public debt in payment for the lands of the United States ;" 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.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary :

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “ An act for the remission of the duties of tonnage on the vessels of James O'Brien, and James Aylward.” The Senate have also passed the bill, entitled “An act providing for certain buoys to be placed in and near the harbor of Boston.” The Senate have also passed the bill, entitled “ An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures, penalties, and disa bilities, accruing in certain cases therein mentioned.” The Senate have also passed the bill, entitled "An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of accounts between the United States and Receivers of Public Money," with several amendments; to which they desire the concurrence of this House. The Senate also agree to the amendments proposed by this House to the fifth and seventeenth amendments of the Senate, to the bill, entitled “An act in addition to the act, entitled 'An act to es tablish the Post Office aud Post Roads within the United States ;" and insist on all their amendments disagreed to by this House, to the said bill. And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to re-consider the first amendment, insisted on by the Senate, to the bill, entitled " An act repealing, in part, the Act concerning the duties on spi. rits distilled within the United States, passed the eighth of May, one thousand seren hundred and ninety-two, and imposing certain duties on the capacity of stills of a particnlar description" Whereupon,

Resolved, that this House doth adhere to their disagreement to the said first amendment.

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

The House proceeded to re-consider the amendments of the Senate, disagreed to by this House, and insisted on by the Senate, to the bill entitled “ An act in addition to the act, entitled ' An act to establish the Post Office and Post Roads within the United States:" Whereupon,

Re olved, that this House doth recede from their disagreement to the first, seventh, eighth, ninth, eighteenth, and twenty-second amendments.

Resolved, That this House doth recede from their disagreement to the twentieth
amendment, in the words following:
SECTION 6, line 2d, after the word “ are,” insert “sufficiently dried and.”
The yeas and nays thereon, being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
There appeared,
S Yeas,

39,
2 Nays,

31.
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

William B. Grove,
Abraham Baldwin,

Wade Hampton,
Theophilus Bradbury,

Robert Goodloe Harper,
Nathan Bryan,

John Wilkes Kittera,
Daniel Buck,

Samuel Lyman,
Joshua Coit,

John Milledge,
Samuel W. Dana,

Frederick A. Muhlenberg,
James Davenport,

Josiah Parker, .
Henry Dearborn,

John Reed,
George Ege,

Samuel Sewall,
Abiel Foster,

Nathaniel Smith,
Dwight Foster,

William Strudwick,
Nathaniel Freeman, jun.

Zephaniah Swift,
Ezekiel Gilbert,

George Thatcher,
James Gillespie,

Richard Thomas,
Nicholas Gilman,

John E. Van Allen,
Henry Glen,

Joseph B. Varnum,
Chauncey Goodrich,

Peleg Wadsworth, and
Andrew Gregs,

John Williams.
Roger Griswold,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
David Bard,

Albert Gallatin,
Thomas Blount,

Christopher Greenup,
Samuel J. Cabell,

Carter B. Harrison,
Gabriel Christie,

Jonathan N. Havens,
Thomas Claiborne,

James Holland,
John Clopton,

George Jackson,
Isaac Coles,

Edward Livingston,
William Cooper,

William Lyman,
William Findley,

Samuel Maclay,
Jesse Franklin,

Nathaniel Macon,

Francis Malbone,

John Richards,
Andrew Moore,

Richard Sprigg, jun.
William Vans Murray,

John Swanwick,
John Nicholas,

Philip Van Cortlandt, and
Alexander D. Orr,

Abraham Venable.
Elisha R. Potter,
Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.
The several orders of the day were further postponed until to-morrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning ten o'clock.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1797. An engrossed bill making appropriations for the military and naval establishments, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven, was read the third time.

Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that the title be, “ An act making appropri. ations for the military and naval establishments, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven."

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

The bill sent from the Senate, entitled " An act to alter the time for the next annual meeting of Congress,” was read the first time.

On motion,
The said bill was read the second time ; and

On motion,
The said bill was read the third time :
And, on the question that the same do pass,
It was resolved in the affrmative.
Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Abiel Foster, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined the following enrolled bills, to wit: one entitled “ An act authorizing an expenditure, and making an appropriation for the prosecution of the claiins of certain citizens of the United States, for property captured by the belligerent Pow. ers" another entitled “ An act authorizing the President of the United States to apply a further sum to the expense of negotiations with the Dey and Regency of Algiers ;) another entitled “An act providing for certain broys to be placed in and near the barbour of Boston ;” another entitled “ An act for the remission of the duties of tonnage on the vessels of James O'Brien and James Aylward ;” another entitled “ An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures, penalties, and disabilities, accruing in certain cases therein mentioned ;” and another entitled “An act in addition to the act, entitled “ An act to establish the Post Office and Post Roads, within the United States;' 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.

The House proceeded to consider the amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “ An act to revive and continue the act passed the thirtieth of May, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, entitled 'An act to regulate the compensation of Clerks:” Whereupon,

Resolved, That this House doth agree to the said amendment, with an amendment. Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House proceeded to consider the amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled “ An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of accounts between the United States and Receivers of Public Money :" Whereupon,

Resolved, l'hat this House doth disagree to the amendment to the first section. Resolved, That this House doth agree to the amendments to the second, third, and fifth sections.

Resolved, that this House doth also agree to the two new sections proposed to be added to the said bill, with an amendment to the first of the said sections, Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion, Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the five hundred copies of the laws of the United States, directed to be printed by the act, entitled " An act for the more general promulgation of the laws of the United States," and which were, by the said act, reserved for the future disposition of Congress, shall be distributed by the Secretary of State, in

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the manner following: One set shall be delivered to George Washington, now President of the United States; to the President of the United States; to the Vice President of the United States, and to each of the members of the Senate and House of Representatives. Six sets shall be delivered to the Secretary of the Senate, and twelve sets to the Clerk of the House of Representatives; one set shall be delivered to each of the Judges of the Supreme Court; to each of the Judges of the District Courts; to the Clerk of the Supreme Court; to each of the Clerks of the District Courts; and to each of the Marshals of each district. One set shall be delivered to the Secretary of State; to the Secretary of the Treasury; to the Secretary of War; to the Attorney General; to the Director of the Mint; to the Comptroller of the Treasury; to the Commissioner of the Revenue; to the Register; to the Auditor; to the Accountant of the War Department; and to the Purveyor of Public Supplies. One set shall be delivered to the Governor and to the Secretary of the Territory Northwest of the Ohio, and to each of the Judges thereof. One set shall be delivered to each Collector, Naval Officer, and Surveyor; and to each Supervisor and Inspector of the Revenue in the United States.

And be it further resolved, That, in case of the death, resignation, or dismission from office, of either of the officers before mentioned, excepting the President and Vice President of the United States, the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, and the Judges of the Supreme and District Courts, the said copies of the laws of the United States, delivered to them, as aforesaid, shall belong to their respective succes. sors in the said offices.

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

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 concerning the Cir. cuit Courts of the United States;" and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Muhlenberg reported that the committee had, according to order, bad the said bill under consideration, and made several amendments thereto; which he delivered in at the Clerk's table:

The House then proceeded to consider the said amendments: Whereupon,

The first amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole House, to add a new section, after the fifth section of the said bill, being again read, in the words following, to wit:

And be it further enacted, That the fifth section of An act for altering the times of holding the Circuit Courts in certain districts of the United States, and for other purposes, and the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth sections of An act making certain alterations in the act for establishing the Judicial Courts, and altering the time and place of holding certain courts,' be, and the same are hereby, repealed; and that the stated District Courts of North Carolina shall, in future, be held at the town of Newbern." The question was taken, that the House do agree to the said amendment,

54, And resolved in the affirmative, Yeas ...

Nays

15.
The yeas and nays being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Thomas Blount,

Wade Hampton,
Theophilus Bradbury,

Robert Goodloe Harper,
Richard Brent,

Jonathan N. Havens,
Nathan Bryan,

Thomas Henderson,
Daniel Buck,

William Hindman,
Gabriel Christie,

John Wilkes Kittera,
Thoinas Claiborne,

George Leonard,
William Cooper,

William Lyman,
Samuel W. Dana,

Nathaniel Macon,
James Davenport,

James Madison,
George Dent,

John Milledge,
George Ege,

Frederick A. Muhlenberg,
Dwight Foster,

John Nicholas,
Albert Gallatin,

Alexander D. Orr,
Ezekiel Gilbert,

John Page,
Henry Gle:),

Elisha R. Potter,
Channcey Goodrich,

John Reed,
Andrew Gregg,

John Richards,
Roger Griswold,

Robert Rutherford,

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