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A message was received from the President of the United States by Mr. Lear, his Secretary, notifying that the President did this day approve and sign the resolutions respecting the arrears of pay due to a part of the troops of the Virginia and North Carolína l'ipes for the years one thousand seven hundred and eighty-two, and one thousand seven hundred and eighty-three.

The House proceeded to consider the bill to provide for the settlement of the ac. counts between the United States and the individual States ; and the same being further amended at the Clerk's table, was, together with the amendments, ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Livermore, from the committee to whom was re-committed the bill for regulating the Post Office of the United States, presented, according to order, an amendatory bill to establish the Post Office and Post Roads within the United States; 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 on Thursday next.

Mr. Sedgwick, from the committee appointed, presented, according to order, a bill for giving effect to an act “providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States," in respect to 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.

TUESDAY, JUNE 8. An engrossed 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 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 an act, entitled "An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States,' within the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations."

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

A bill for giving effect to an act “providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,” in respect to the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, was read the second time, and ordered to be committed to Mr. Williamson, Mr. Scott, and Mr. Baldwin, with instruction to insert a clause or clauses to provide for administering the necessary oaths for more effectually procuring a full census of the inhabitants of the United States.

On motion, Resolved, That a committee be appointed, to join with a committee of the Senate, to be appointed for the purpose, to consider of and report when it will be convenient and proper that an adjournment of the present Congress should take place, and consider and report such business, now before Congress, necessary to be finished before the adjournment, and such as may be conveniently postponed ; and also to consider and report such matters, not now before Congress, but which it will be necessary should be considered and determined by Congress, before an adjournment. And a committee was appointed, of Mr. Wadsworth, Mr. Carroll

, and Mr. Hartley. The House proceeded to consider the bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States, which lay on the table; and the same being further amended at the Clerk's table, was, together with the amendo ments, ordered to be engrossed, and read the third time to-morrow,

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate disagree to the resolution of this House of the thirty-first ultimo, "That Congress shall meet and hold their next session at the city of Philadel phia.” And then he withdrew.

Mr. Burke, from the committee to whom was committed the bill for the relief of Nathaniel Twining in certain cases, made a report ; which was 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 for repealing, after the last day of - next, the duties hereto fore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead, and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, as well to discourage the exces. sive use of those spirits, and promote agriculture, as to provide for the support of the public credit, and for the common defence and general welfare.

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 some 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 tomorrow.
And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning ten o'clock.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9. An engrossed bill to provide for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual States, was read the third time, and ordered to be committed to Mr. Fitzsimons, Mr. Williamson, Mr. Sedgwick, Mr. Wadsworth, and Mr Madison.

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

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed the bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations," with an amendment, to which they desire the concurrence of this House. And then he withdrew.

The House proceeded to consider the said amendment; and the same being read, was agreed to.

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 repealing, after the last day of — next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead, and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, as well to discourage the excessive use of those spirits, and promote agriculture, as to provide for the support of the public credit, and for the common defence and general welfare.

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, 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.

Mr. Shernan, from the committee appointed to consider and report whether any, and what, additional rules are necessary for regulating the proceedings of this House ; and also, to confer with a committee of the Senate, to consider and report whether any, and what, further regulations are necessary for conducting the business between the two Houses, made a report; which was read, and ordered to lie on the table.

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 10. Mr. Gilman, from the Joint Committee for Enrolled Bills, reported that the commit mittee had examined an enrolled bill, entitled "An act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations;" also, an enrolled resolve for the Publication of Treaties, made under the authority of the United States; and had found the same to be truly enrolled: Whereupon,

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

The Speaker laid before the House a letter and report from the Secretary of the Trtita ry on the petition of Stephen Moore ; which were read, and ordered to be comintied to Mr. Lawrance, Mr. Steele, and Mr. Brown.

A pet'tion of Stephen Steele, of the city of New York, was presented to the House and read, praying the liquidation and settlement of a claim against the United States Also,

A petition of the Tanners in and near the city of Philadelphia, praying that so much of the act, entitled “ An act for laying a Duty on Goods, Wares, and Merchandises, imported into the United States," as exempts raw hides from impost, may be explained and a nended.

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

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On a motion made and seconded that the House do now proceed to take into consi. deration a motion which lay on the table, in the words following, to wit:

" Resolved, That, when the two Houses shall adjourn to close the present session, the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives do adjourn their respective Houses to meet and hold their next session in the city of Philadelphia:" It was resolved in the affirmative,

Ayes

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

George Mathews,
Abraham Baldwin,

Andrew Moore,
John Brown,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Lambert Cadwalader,

John Page,
Daniel Carroll,

Josiah Parker,
George Clymer,

Thomas Scott,
Isaac Coles,

Joshua Seney,
Benjamin Contee,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

William Smith, of Maryland
George Gale,

John Steele,
Nicholas Gilman,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Sumpter,
Thomas Hartley,

John Vining,
Daniel Heister,

Alexander White,
Richard Bland Lee,

Hugh Williamson, and
James Madison, junior,

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

George Leonard,
Egbert Benson,

Samuel Livermore,
Timothy Bloodworth,

George Partridge,
Elias Boudinot,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Edanus Burke,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Jonathan Grout,

Jonathan Sturges,
John Hathorn,

George Thatcher,
Daniel Huger,

Jonathan Trumbull,
Benjamin Huntington,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
James Jackson,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.
John Lawrance,
The said original motion was then read at the Clerk's table: Whereupon,

A motion being made and seconded to commit the same to the consideration of a
Committee of the Whole House,
It passed in the negative, Noes...

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

Samuel Livermore,
Egbert Benson,

George Partridge,
Elas Boudinot,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Edanus Burke,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Jonathan Grout,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Daniel Huger,

George Thatcher,
Benjamin Huntington,

Jonathan Trumbull,
John Lawrance,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
George Leonard,

Jeremiah Wadsworth.

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

James Madison, junior,
Abraham Baldwin,

George Mathews,
John Brown,

Andrew Moore,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Peter Muhlenberg,
Lambert Cadwalader,

John Page,
Daniel Carroll,

Josiah Parker,
George Clymer,

Thomas Scott,
Isaac Coles,

Joshua Seney,
Benjamin Contee,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Steele,
George Gale,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
Nicholas Gilman,

Thomas Sumpter,
Samuel Griffin,

John Vining,
Thomas Hartley,

Alexander White
Daniel Heister,

Hugh Williamson, and
James Jackson,

Henry Wynkoop. Richard Bland Lee, Another motion was then made and seconded, to amend the said original motion by striking out the words “ city of Philadelphia,” and inserting, in lieu thereof, the words “ town of Baltimore ;" and the said motion being under debate, an adjournment was called for: Whereupon,

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

FRIDAY, JUNE 11.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Otis, their Secretary :
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have agreed to the

report of the joint committee appointed to consider and report whether any, and what, further regulations are necessary for conducting the business between the two Houses. And then he withdrew.

On a motion made and seconded, that the House do now, according to the order of the day, resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the bill for repealing, after the last day of next, the duties heretofore laid upon Distilled Spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead, and also upon Spirits distilled within the United States, as well as to discourage the excessive use of those spirits, and promote Agriculture, as to provide for the Support of the Public Credit, and for the Common Defence and General Welfare:

SAyes.

26, It passed in the negative,

Noes

31.
The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Fisher Ames,

George Leonard,
Egbert Benson,

Samuel Livermore,
Elias Boudinot,

Jeremiah Van Rensselaer,
Edanus Burke,

James Schureman,
William Floyd,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Abiel Foster,

Roger Sherman,
Eldridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of Maryland,
John Hathorn,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Daniel Huger,

Jonathan Sturges,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
James Jackson,

Jonathan Trumbull, and
John Lawrance,

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

George Clymer,
Abraham Baldwin,

Isaac Coles,
Timothy Bloodworth,

Benjamin Contee,
John Brown,

Thomas Fitzsimons,
Lambert Cadwalader,

George Gale,
Daniel Carroll,

Nicholas Gilman,

Samuel Griffin,

Thomas Scott,
Jonathan Grout,

Joshua Seney,
Thomas Hartley,

Thomas Sinnickson,
Daniel Heister,

John Steele,
James Madison, junior,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
George Mathews,

John Vining,
Andrew Moore,

Alexander White,
Peter Muhlenberg,

Hugh Williamson, and
John Page,

Henry Wynkoop. Josiah Parker, A motion being then made and seconded that the House do now proceed to take into consideration the resolution which was under discussion yesterday, respecting the adjournment of Congress to the city of Philadelphia, It was resolved in the affirmative: Whereupon,

A motion was made and seconded, to amend the said resolution by striking out the words "city of Philadelphia,” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “town of Baltimore;" and the question being put thereupon,

31. It was resolved in the affirmative,

Ayes
Noes ..

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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,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Edanus Burke,

Joshua Seney,
William Floyd,

Roger Sherman,
Abiel Foster,

Peter Silvester,
Elbridge Gerry,

William Smith, of Maryland,
Benjamin Goodhue,

William Smith, of South Carolina,
Jonathan Grout,

Michael Jenifer Stone,
John Hathorn,

Jonathan Sturges,
Daniel Huger,

Thomis Sumpter,
Benjamin Huntington,

George Thatcher,
James Jackson,

Jonathan Trumbull,
John Lawrance,

Thomas Tudor Tucker, and
John Leonard,

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

Richard Bland Lee,
Abraham Baldwin,

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,

Thomas Scott,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

Thomas Sinnickson,
George Gale,

John Steel,
Nicholas Gilman,

John Vining,
Samuel Griffin,

Alexander White,
Thomas Hartley,

Hugh Williamson, and
Daniel Heister,

Henry Wynkoop. The main question being then put, that the House do agree to the said resolution, amended to read as followeth:

* Resolved, That, when the two Houses shall adjourn to close the present session, the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives do adjourn their respective Houses to meet and hold their next session at the town of Baltimore:”

.53, It was resolved in the affirmative, ŞAyes ...

Noes

6. The ayes and noes being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,

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