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OF THE

DEBATES OF CONGRESS,

FROM 1789 TO 1856.

FROM GALES AND SEATON'S ANNALS OF CONGRESS; FROM THEIR

REGISTER OF DEBATES; AND FROM THE OFFICIAL

REPORTED DEBATES, BY JOHN C. RIVES.

BY

THE AUTHOR OF THE THIRTY YEARS' VIEW.

VOL. V.

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 346 & 348 BROADWAY.

1857.

ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1856, by

D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

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THIRTEENTH CONGRESS. FIRST SESSION.

BEGUN AT THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, MAY 24, 1813.

PROCEEDINGS IN THE SENATE.*

PRESENT.

MONDAY, May 24, 1813.

place of Chauncey Goodrich, resigned ; JEREConformably to the act passed the 27th of Feb- MIAH MORROW, appointed a Senator by the Leruary last, entitled "An act to alter the time gislature of the State of Ohio, for the term of for the nest meeting of Congress,” the Senate six years, commencing on the fourth day of assembled in their Chamber at the Capitol.

March last; David STONE, appointed a Senator by the Legislature of the State of North Caro

lina, for the term of six years, commencing on NICHOLAS GILMAN, from New Hampshire. the fourth day of March last; and CHARLES JOSEPH B. VARNUM, from

Massachusetts. Tait, appointed a Senator by the Legislature of SAMUEL W. Dana, from Connecticut. the State of Georgia, for the term of six years,

WILLIAM HUNTER and JEREMIAH B. HOWELL, commencing on the fourth day of March last, from Rhode Island.

respectively, produced their credentials; which JONATHAN ROBINSON, from Vermont.

were read; and the oath prescribed by law was Joux LAMBERT, from New Jersey.

administered to them, and they took their seats MICHAEL LEIB, from Pennsylvania.

in the Senate. OCTERBRIDGE HORSEY, from Delaware.

The oath was also administered to John GAILJAMES TURNER, from North Carolina.

LARD and ABNER LACOCK, their credentials havJohn Taylor, from South Carolina. ing been read and filed during the last session.

JOSEPH ANDERSON, and GEORGE W. CAMPBELL, from Tennessee.

Address of the Vice President. Thomas WORTHINGTON, from Ohio.

The VICE PRESIDENT exhibited a certificate JAMES Brown, from Louisiana.

of his having taken the oath of office prescribed JESSE BLEDSOE, appointed a Senator by the by law; which was read; and he addressed the Legislature of the State of Kentucky, for the Senate as follows: term of six years, commencing on the fourth day Gentlemen of the Senate : of March last; WILLIAM B. BULLOCK, appoint- Our fellow-citizens, in the free exercise of their ed a Senator by the Executive of the State of constitutional authority, having been pleased to Georgia, in place of William H. Crawford, re- honor the person addressing you, with this distinsigned ; DUDLEY CHACE, appointed a Senator by guished station, have inferred from him an indispenthe Legislature of the State of Vermont, for the sable obligation to meet their just expectations. To term of six years, commencing on the fourth day attain this desirablo object, and to preside over this of March last; CHARLES CUTTs, appointed a Sen- honorable body in conformity to their magnanimity ator by the Executive of the State of New and dignity, which at all times have been conspicuHampshire, to fill the vacancy in the represent- ous, will be his primary pursuit. Whilst the constiation in the Senate from that State, during the tive powers, in cases only that are casual

, to the

tution has invested him with Legislative and Execupresent recess of the Legislature of the said decisions of these it has attached a great responsibilState ; David DAGGETT, appointed a Senator by ity; in anticipating which, and his other duties, he the Legislature of the State of Connecticut, in

Delaware.-Outerbridge Horsey, William H. Wells. * LIST OF MEMBERS OF THE SENATE.

Maryland.-Samuel Smith, Robert Henry Goldsborough. New Hampshire.- Nicholas Gilman, Charles Cutts.

Virginia.-Richard Brent, William B. Giles. Massachusetts.-Joseph B. Varnum, Christopher Gore. North Carolina.-James Turner, David Stone.. Connecticut.-Samuel W. Dana, David Daggett.

South Carolina.-John Taylor, John Gaillard. Rhode Island - William Hunter, Jeremiah B. Howell. Georgia.-William B. Bullock, Charles Tait. Vermont.-Jonathan Robinson, Dudley Chace.

Kentucky - Jesse Bledsoe, George M. Bibb. Sew York. Obadiah German, Rufus King.

Tennessee.- Joseph Anderson, George W. Campbell. Pennsylvania.-Michael Leib, Abner Lacock.

Ohio.—Thomas Worthington, Jeremiah Morrow.
Sew Jersey.-John Lambert, John Condict.

Louisiana.-James Brown, Elegius Fromentin.
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