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Capitol rooms, proposition to pay for repairing, 245 Compensation, extra, lo Superintendent of Public Debates of the Senate Continued.
Cartier, David K., a Representative from Omw, 29 Printing and his clerks, remarks thereon, by proposition to contract with Mr Rives for addi-
Cass, Lewis, a Serator Irom Michigun.......213 Mr. Dodge, of lowa....... ..293, 294, 295 tional copies of the, and with the editors of
remarks on his resolution relative to colonization

Mr. Douglas...

..294 the Union and Intelligenc r for the publication
in North America. ....90, 96, 97, 98,

Mr. Hamı....
.........291, 292
of the revised....

..311, 314
100, 128, 129, 131, 133, 158, 173, 176

Mr. Sluart..

.291, 292 Debt-see Texas Debt.
administered the oath to new Senators.....243 Congressional Globe and Appendix, proposition Delay of public business, remarks concerning .194
Census, the condirion of the

....19

for an additional subscription to the....309, Dickins, Asbury, elected Secretary ....... .283
Chapman, Charles, a "Representative from Con-

311, 314 | Diplomatic correspondence, concerning ..... .41,
necticut.....
....65, 66 Conrad, C. M., Secretary of War.. ......5

78, 250, 255, 291, 303
remarks on the Gardiner claim and the subject | Contingent expenses of the Senate, Committee on District of Columbia, the affairs of the... .22
of the prosecution of claims against the Gov. the

...246 Committee on the.......

.245
ernment by members of Congress, &c... 109 Contracts for coal-see Coal.

Dixon, Archibald, a Senator from Kentucky-
Charlton, Robert M., a Senator from Georgia Cooper, James, a Senator from Pennsylvania, 212 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution, relative to
remarks against the principles of the homestead resolutions by

..256 colonization in North America. .....102. 125
bill....

...205 remarks on the subject of a railroad and tele Documents, proposition to continue the folding of,
Chase, Salmon P., a Senator from Ohio.....299, graphic line to the Pacific

...183 by messengers.....

.307
300, 304, 306, 307, 321 remarks in regard to the contract for coal for Dodge, Augustus C, Senator from lowa....2-3,
resolutions by..... .257, 262, 312, 319 the Japan expedition..

.256, 279

292, 312, 327
remarks on the proposition for extra compensa remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander remarks on the proposition for extra compen-

tion to the Superintendent of Public Printing Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians .....297, 302 sation to the Superintendent of Public Print-
and clerks......
.294, 295 | Corwin, Thomas, remarks concerning--see Frauds ing......

.....293, 294, 295
remarks on the alleged fraud of Alexander Ram on the Treasury-Galphin Claim

remarks in regard to the purchase of a machine
say and others, on the Sioux Indians....297, remarks by Mr. Stephens, of Georgia, in de. for taking the yeas and nays.......

1.322
299, 303 fense of..

.217 remarks in favor of the principles of the home.
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of remarks by Mr. Barrere

111 slead bill..

..202
copies of Captain Ringgold's charts......317 Courts, expenses of....,

.207, 208 remarks on the bill for the construction of a rail-
remarks on the proposition for transacting Ex- || Claims, against the Government, remarks concern road and telegraphic line from the Mississippi
écutive business with open doors........319 ing the prosecution of, by members of Con valley to the Pacific ocean...

.234
remarks on the proposition for publishing the gress, &c.- see Gardiner Claim.

Douglas, Stephen A., a Senator from Illinois, 243,
debates in the National Intelligencer....323,

Committee on......

.245

292, 294, 309, 314, 323
326, 327, 329, 330 Clerk to the Committee on ...

..257 remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relalive
Coal interests, remarks in regard to the......210 Clay, Henry, opinions of...

....147

lo colonization in North America.......159,
Coal for the squadron in the Chinese seas or Japan Clayton-Bulwer treaty, call upon the President in

160, 170, 174, 176
expedition, resolution in regard to, and re regard to, and debale thereon...... 245, 246, remarks on the proposition for pay and mileage
marks thereon in the Senate, by-
247, 257, 263, 266, 271, 280, 284 to Mr. Yulee...

...200
Mr. Butler
...279 remarks, by-

remarks on the proposition for extra compensa-
Mr. Cooper

..256, 279 Mr. Clayton......245, 247, 258, 259, 266, tion to Superintendent of Public Printing, 294
Mr. Pearce...

..280

268, 269, 270, 271, 276 remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk
Coin and coinage, gold, in California, remarks in Mr. Douglas......256, 257, 258, 260, 267, in the Senate....

..308
the Senate concerning, by Mr. Gwin.....43

268, 269, 271, 274, 275, 276, 290 remarks concerning the Clayron-Bulwer trea-
Coinage bill.....

Mr. Mason ..263, 270, 271, 200, 290

iy...

256, 257, 258, 260 267, 268,
remarks in the House of Representatives on the

Mr. Buller...
..274, 275, 276

269, 271, 274, 275, 276, 230
bill amendatory of the existing laws relative

Mr. Everelt...

.280, 284 || Downer, Avery, leave to withdraw the papers
to the half dollar, the quarter dollar, the dime, Clayton, John M., a Senator from Delaware, 243, of....

.307
and the half dime......
...190

246, 266 Downs, Solomon W., a Senator from Louisiana,
remarks, by-
resolutions by..............245, 246, 284, 323

177
Mr. Dunham.

...190 remarks concerning the Clayton-Bulwer trea remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grant,
Mr. Hall....

...190
ty •
.245, 247,

130, 145
Colkins; E. P., withdrawal of the papers of..266

258, 259, 266, 268, 269, 270, 271, 276 Drafis, proposition for the withdrawal of certain,
Colonization in North America, remarks in the correction of an error in the publication of the from the files of the Senale .............316
Senate on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative speech of, (note). .....

:.....279 Dry-docks, naval, of the United States, proposi-
.90, 118, 156, 170 Clemens, Bryant & Co., leave to withdraw the lion for the purchase of copies of the work
remarks, by-

.....279 called ...

......309
Mr. Badger...

..176 Clemens, Jeremiah, a Senator from Alabama Dunham, Cyrus L., a Representative from India
Mr. Butler. .....95, 96, 97, 131, 132 remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

ana-
Mr. Cass... ...90, 96, 97, 98, 100, to colonization in North America........156 remarks on the act amendatory of existing laws

128, 129, 131, 133, 158, 173, 176 Clerk, proposition for a reading, for the Senale, relative to the half dollar, the quarter dollar,
Mr. Clemens

301, 305, 307 the dime, and the half dime............190
Mr. Davis..

..133 Clerk to the Cominittee on Claims continued...257 Duties on iron, call for information in regard to,
Mr. Dawson.
.133, 134 Clerks to Committees......
.290, 310

304
Mr. Dixon...
..102, 125 Cleveland, Chauncey F., a Representative from

E.
Mr. Douglas 159, 160, 170, 174, 176 Connecticut

.....34
Mr. Gwin..... ..100, 130, 131, 132, 133 Clingman, Thomas L., a Representative from

Election of officers of the Senate . .....283

Estimates....
Mr. Hale.......97, 98, 100, 126, 131, 160
North Carolina..

..17, c5

......199
Mr. Houston.
...133, 176 remarks concerning the tariff. ....31, 55

Evans, Josiah J., a Senator from South Carolina,
Mr. Mallory.
..130, 159, 160 | Clinton, Thomas G., withdrawal of papers of, 3:22

243
Mr. Mangum.
...]28, 131, 132 Cuba, remarks in the House of Representatives on

Everett, Edward, a Senator from Massachusetts,
Mr. Mason..

243, 266
.100, 132, 134, 159 the subject of the annexation of, or the policy
Mr. Seward..

..125, 129. 131
of the Administration in regard to, by-

remarks concerning the Clayton-Bulwer treaty,
Mr. Shields..

..130, 132, 133
Mr. Bell.....
.58

280, 284
Mr. Soulé...
.102, 103, 118 Mr. Giddings..

.38

Executive proceedings of the Senate, proposition
Mr. Underwood

..132, 177
Mr. Howard.

.79

that the, shall be with open doors...312, 319
Commanders-in-chief, their position in battle. .57 Mr. Marshall, of California... .....71

remarks, by-
-Commerce, Committee on...

Mr. Borland..
.245 remarks in regard to the acquisition of.....90,

.319, 320

.321

Mr. Butler
discharged from subjects
.312

118, 156, 170
Commercial regulations, proposition for printing
remarks in regard to-see Colonization.

Mr. Chase..

.319
certain ...
Custom-house at San Francisco, concerning Rod.

Mr. Phelps....
...319

..320
Committee to wait on the President, and their re man's report on

.323

Exploration, of Africa, remarks concerning...231

of the Red river-see Marcy, Caplain.
port....
.245, 326

D.
Committees, standing.
.245

Explorations, by Bartlett and Gray, in New Mex-
select.
.179, 323 | Davis, John, a Senator from Massachusetts-

ico, proposition for purchase of copies of, 312
Committees, clerks to
.290, 310 remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

remarks, by-
Commutation claims, concerning.

to colonization in North America .......133

Mr. Borland

.312, 314
Compensation, extra-see Beale.
Dawson, William C., a Senator from Georgia-

...313

Mr. Butler...
Compensation, extra, to the Superintendent of

Mr. Hamlin.
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

..313
Public Printing and his clerks..284, 291, 292 to colonization in North America ...133, 134

Mr. Houston

.312, 313, 314
remarks, by-
Debates of the Senate, propositior.s to pay the

Mr. Hunter,

..312, 313, 314
Mr. Badger...

Mr. Mason
.293, 294, 295 National Intelligencer for publishing the, 257,

..313, 314
Mr Bayard ...

Mr. Pearce....
.295
321, 323

.312, 314
Mr. Borland.
.293 remarks, by-

F.
Mr. Bright

...295

Mr. Chase.... ..323, 326, 327, 329, 330 Fees and costs in the circuit and district courts of
Mr. Brodhead .....

..293
Mr. Butler....

....324, 326 the United States, remarks in the Senate on
Mr. Chase....

..294, 295
Mr. Weller...

326, 327, 328, 330 the bill to regulate, by Mr. Bradbury....207

to...

papers of..

...]56

:18

see..

290

see..

L.

nessee.....

Fisher, Harriet F., withdrawal of papers of..266

H.

J.
Fisheries, coast, concerning the....

.212 Hale, John P., a Senator from New Hampshire, | James, Charles T., a Senator from Rhode Island,
Fisheries on the cvasts of the British North Ainar-

138, 139
ican Provinces, proposition to print extra

256, 262
remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grant, 160 resolutions by......

.290, 304
copies of the...

.266 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution relative to col.
Finance, Commitee on ...

Jefferson's opinions and views..
.245

..124, 237
onization in North America........ ...97, 98; Johnson, Andrew,a Representative from Tennes-
Finances of Governinent, report on the. .85

100, 126, 131, 160
Financial statistics..
..85

...38, 218
Hall, Willard P., a Representative from Mis-

remarks in regard to frauds on the Treasury and
Fillmore, Mrs., death of, announced.

.309
souri-

the Gardiner claim.....

..64
Fish, Hamilton, Senator from New York, 245, 284

remarks on the coinage bill ........
resolution by....
-279 Hamlin, William T., a Senator from Maine, 284, Jones, J. Glancy, a Representative from Pennsyl-

vania.....

.35
Fitzpatrick, Benj., a Sena'or from Alabama. .293

292, 296, 312, 315, 317, 319, 3:23
Forbes, B. B., leave to withdraw the papers of,

remarks on the subject of the lariff.. .29, 38
resolutions by .........291, 292, 309, 311, 319 Jones, George W., a Representative from Tennes-

remarks in regard to the proposition for the im-
Foreign policy of the Administration, remarks in

......58, 195
provement of Cape Fear river..
the House of Representatives in regard to,

....247 || Jones, George W., a Senator from lowa... .243,
remarks on proposition for extra compensation

307, 309, 311
by Mr. Marshall..

.71
to Superintendent of Public Printing, 291, 292

resolutions by......
Foreign Relations, Committee on.
..245

..245, 302
remarks concerning the printing the report of Journal, correction of the...

...245
Fortifications at Tortugas and Key West, remarks the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlet | Judiciary, Committee on the.

..245
in the House of Representatives concerning and Gray..

..314
the completion of the, by Mr. Cabell.....47 remarks in regard to the reporting and publish-

K.
Frauds on the Treasury of the United States, re-

ing the debates.....
marks in the House of Representatives, on remarks on the proposition for purchasing John Knipps, Daniel, withdrawal of the papers of...311
the hill to prerent, by-

son's machine for voling ...

.322
Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee ...64 Harris, Isham G., a Representative from Ten-
Mr. Olds...
..67

....58

Lands-see Public Lands.
Mr. Stephens, of Georgia..

.217
Holland, Isaac, elected doorkeeper of the Senate,

Laws passed during the session-see Index to the
Frauds, Abuses, &c., Select Comunitee in the Sen-

283
Appendix.....

......VII, XI
ate, on....

...279 Homesteads, remarks in the House of Represent- | Liberia, remarks in the Senate in regard to recog-
report of the Committee, proposition to print,

atives on the sulject of granting, by Mr. New-

nizing the independence of, by Mr. Miller. 231
and remarks thereon.
.290, ton...

...181

Library, of Congress—see Capitol.
296, 302, 310, 316, 323

Committee on the...

.240
remarks in the Senate in regard to the home-
Frauds on the Sioux Indians, propositions in re stead policy, by-

Lieutenant General by brevet, remarks in the
lation to alleged, by Alexander Ramany and

Mr. Adams...

.199

House of Representatives on the bill to confer
others.
...296, 302, 312
Mr. Charlton, of Georgia.

..205

the title of, by-
remarks, by-

Mr. Dodye, of lowa....

.202
Mr. Skelton.

....61
Mr. Adams
.297, 302 | Houses for the Vice President and Cabinet officers,

Mr. Smith, of Alabama..

....55
Mr. Badger,

..302

the propriety of building, discussed.......22 Lindsay, William, withdrawal of papers of..245
Mr. Brodhead.
-296, 303 Houston, George S., a Representative from Ala-

Louisiana-see Sugar interests.
Mr. Butler..
.298, 299, 303 bama.... ..2, 296, 299, 300, 301, 309

Louisiana, resolution of he Legislature of, concern-
Mr. Chase.
.297, 299, 303

.245
remarks in reply to Mr. Stephens, of Georgia,

ing the seat of Senator Benjamin....
Mr. Cooper.

..297, 302
concerning the causes of delay in the trans-

Lumber trade, remarks in regard to the......211
Mr. Hunter .296, 297, 298, 302, 303

action of public business...

...194

M.
Mr. Mallory

..297, 303 Houston, San, a Senater from Texas.. ...243,
Mr. Putrit...

...299

279, 300, 309, 316, 322, 323 | Mallory, Stephen R., a Senator from Florida,
Mr. Seward
..296, 297, 298 resolutions by...... ..309, 312, 317, 319

296; 318
Mr. Toucey

....299
remarks on the bill to provide for the payment

remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
Mr. Walker.
..296, 297, 303 of the debts of Texas...

..153

to colonization in North America .......130,
Fuller, Thomas J. D., a Representative from
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

159, 160, 296
Maine....

...197, 198
to colonization in North America. ..133, 176

remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal irade
remarks on the proposition for per diem and

Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians.....297, 303
with the British North American Colonies,

mileage to Mr. Yulee...

..282 remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
&c.......

remarks concerning the printing of the report of copies of Captain Ringgold's charts.....318
G.

the explorations in New Mexico by Barilett remarks on the proposition for purchasing John.
and Gray..
......312, 313, 314 son's machine for voting..

.322
Galphin claim, remarks in the House of Repre remarks in regard to the purchase of Johnson's Mangum, Willie P., a Senator from North Caro-
sentatives concerning the, by Mr. Stephens, michine for voting....

...321 lina-
of Georgia
...217 || Howard, Volney E., a Representative from Texas,

remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative to
Gardiner Claim, remarks in the House of Repre remarks on the dury of ihe United States to lake

colonization in North America. ,128, 131, 132
sentatives in regard to the, by-

possession of Cuba....... .....79, 218 | Manufacturing interests, remarks in regard to, 211
Mr. Barrere

..111 Hunter, Robert M T., a Senator from Virginin, Marcy, Captain R. B., proposition to print the
Mr. Chapman, of Connecticut. ..109

243, 290, 300, 301, 317 319, 330 report of, of the explorations of the Red
Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee. ......64

resolutions by...

.304, 323,
river.

.257, 262
Mr. Olds...

.....67

remarks on the bill to provide for the payment || Marshall, Edward C., a Representative from Cal-
Georgiana, remarks in the House of Representa of the Texas debt.....

......150 ifornia
tives in reference to the seizure and confisca remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander remarks on the conduct of the Administration in
tion of the, by the Spanish authorities, by Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians.........296, regard to Cuba and the foreign policy gener-
Mr. Smart

297, 298, 302, 303 ally....

.71
Geyer, Henry S., a Senator from Missouri

remarks concerning duties on iron... ..304 Mason, James M., Senator from Virginia.. 245,
remarks on the subject of a telegraphic line and remarks concerning the purchase of copies of 246, 256, 257, 262, 266, 271, 284, 291, 296,
a railroad to the Pacific.....

...186

Bartlett and Gray's report of the Mexican 299, 300, 301, 304, 307, 309, 311, 314, 316,
Giddings, Joshua R., a Representative from Ohio boundary....

...312, 313, 314

317, 321, 322
remarks on the subject of the annexation of

I.
resolution by....

..256
Cuba ..
.38

remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grant, 134,
Goodenow, Robert, a Representative from Mas. Inaugural ceremonies and address of the President

164
sachusetts .
...65 of the United States....

...243 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution in regard to
Grants of land for railroad purposes in the Wesi, | Index to the laws, public, see Index to the Ap colonization in North America. ...100,
remarks in the House on the policy of, by pendix....

132, 134, 159
Mr. Sibley
..188 private, see Index to the Appendix..

remarks on the proposition for pay and mileage
Gwin, William M , a Senator from California 212, | Ingratitude, national. ....

.57 to Mr. Yulee....
304, 306, 309, 311, 314, 316, 319 Indian affairs, the condition of the.

..18 remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
resolutions by.........284, 304, 305, 311, 317 Indian Affairs, Committee on.....

.245 copies of Ringgold's charts, &c.........306
remarks in regard to the gold coin in Califor the business before the.....

.257 remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk
43 instructions to the Committee on.

.284 in the Senate

.....307, 308
remarks on the resolution in regard in coloniza. proposition for a member of the, to investigate, remarks concerning the printing of the report of

tion in North America..100, 130, 131, 132, 133 during the recess, alleged frauds of Alexander the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlett
remarks concerning the proposition for the im. Ramsay.

..296

.313, 314
provement of Cape Fear river... .....247 | Indian annuities, call and other proceedings in re remarks on the proposition in regard to report-
personal explanation by, in regard to the report gard to.....

.257, 296, 302 ing and publishing the debates......... .315
of the Committee on Frauds..
310 Indians, Sioux, frauds on-see Frauds.

remarks concerning the construction of the
remarks on the proposition for additional nav Iron-see Duties.

Clayton-Bulwer treaty...

....263, 270,
for publishing the debates. ... .......315 | Interior Department, annual report from the ... 17

271, 280, 290
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of call upon the.....

.257 || Maury, M. F., letters from, in regard to the route
copies of Ringgold's charts.........317, 318 communication from the.

279, 290 to the Pacific, &c...

.....236, 239

.229

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........280

nia ..

and Gray.

McLanahan, James X., a Representative from || Pensions-

Rhode Island, resolutions of the Legislature of, 256
Pennsylvania-

Navy....

.18 Rice, Francis W., late American consul at Aca-
remarks in regard to the transaction of public

Committee on....

.245

pulco, leave to withdraw the papers of...309
business...
...196 Pensioners, revolutionary.

.18 Ringgold's maps, charts, &c., of the coast of Cali-
McNair, Dunning R., elected Sergeant-at-Arms || Pettit, John, a Senator from Indiana.. . .245, 283, fornia, proposition for the purchase of copies
of the Senate....

...283

284, 296, 299, 300, 301, 303, 304, 305 of, and debate concerning..284, 304, 305, 317
Meade, Richard K., a Representative from Vir remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander Roads and Canals, Committee on..

.245
ginia-

Ramsay and others, on the Sioux Indians, 299

Rossemeyer, Mr., leave granted to withdraw the
remarks on the subject of the tariff.........33 remarks on the proposition for the purchase of

papers of..

..292
Message, annual, of the President of the United copies of Ringgold's charts... ..317

Rule regulating the privilege of admission to the
States...

..1 Phelps, Samuel S., a Senator from Vermont floor of the Senate, proposition to amend,
Messengers, proposition to continue the folding of remarks on the proposition for purchasing a

279, 284
documents by, in the Senate............307 machine for voting

.320 Rules of the Senate, proposition to amend the..321
Mileage-see Yulee.

Phelps, John S., a Representative from Missouri, Rusk, Thomas J., a Senator from Texas....180,
Military Affairs, Committee on..... ......245

218, 299, 308

222, 224, 245, 262, 266, 327, 330
Miller, 'J. W., a Senator from New Jersey Polk, William H., a Representative from Ten remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
remarks on the exploration of the interior of nessee.

.55, 56

copies of Captain Ringgold's charis......318
Africa, and in favor of recognizing the inde. Postal statistics.

..23, 24
pendence of Liberia ...
...231

S.
Postmaster General-see Post Office Department.
Millson, John S., a Representative from Virginia, Post Office Department, annual report from the, 22 Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate, authority to the,
34, 192 communication from the....

.262

to continue the messengers, &c.....307, 323
remarks in regard to a modification of the tariff, Post Office and Post Roads, Committee on the, 245 Seamen, the organization and discipline of ....13

35 Pratt, Thomas G., a Senator from Maryland, 306, Sebastian, William K., a Senator from the State
Mint of the United States, operations of the ...87

307

of Arkansas.. .243, 257, 284, 303, 311
Missouri compromise, concerning the........129 President of the United States, annual message of resolutions by.......

....257, 312
Monroe doctrines discussed..... ..74, 97,

the ...

.1

Secretary of the Interior-see Interior Department.
100, 122, 123, 125 inaugural address of Franklin Pierce as ....243 Secretary of War-see War Department.
(See Colonization.)

committee to wait on the....

.245 Secretary of the Navy-see Navy Department.
Moore, John, a Representative from Louisiana calls upon the..............245, 303, 312, 314 Secretary of the Treasury-see Treasury Depart-
remarks in regard to the sugar interests of Lou communications from the.. ...290, 291

ment.
isiana...

.209 President pro tempore of the Senate, D. R. Archi Secretary of State-see State Department.
Morton, Jackson, a Senator from Florida, 246, 309 son appointed...

.243

Secretary of the Senate, directions to the.....245,
resolutions by....
....245, 280, 284 thanks to the.

.323

284, 302, 304, 305
remarks on the proposition to give pay and valedictory of..

.330

proposition to authorize the, to appoint a read-
mileage to Mr. Yulee.. ....280, 281 Printing, extra, propositions for. .284, 295, 311

ing clerk.....

.303, 307
Mexican Boundary, the progress of the survey of report of the Committee on, ..... .295 Senate, hour of meeting .......245, 306, 309, 323
the
.20 Public Buildings, Committee on.. ...246

proposition for and the election of officers of the,
Select Committee on the.
.279, 290 Public business, remarks in the House of Repre-

262, 270, 283
Commission, additional papers of the..290, 296 sentatives concerning the causes of delay in rule in regard 10 admission to the privileges of
Mexican Claims, concerning the report of the

the transaction of, by-

the Chamber of the ..

..279, 284
Committee on....

.323
Mr. Houston ..

.194

proposition for a reading clerk to the..301, 303
Mr. McLanahan..

197
N.
Public debt....

proposition for open doors during the Executive
.86
session of thes...

.....312, 319
Naval Academy at Annapolis, the condition of Public Lands, the operations in the.

..17

(See Executive session.)
the....
11 Committee on the..

.245 || Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
Naval Affairs, Committee on..

..245
Q.

281, 296, 299, 301,
Naval depôt at Beaufort, North Carolina, prop-
Quarrels of great leaders, concerning.........55

306, 307, 309, 315, 316, 324, 330
osition for a.....
.......284

resolutions by.......
R.

.303, 314, 321, 323
Naval dry-docks, proposition for the purchase of

remarks in regard to the Tebuantepec grant,
works on...
.284 | Railroad to the Pacific, remarks in the Senate on

140, 164
Navy, the condition and operations of the .....7 the bill providing for a mail line and telegraph remarks on the amendment providing for the

concerning an increase of the..............15 to California and Oregon... .177, 183, payment of the creditors of Texas.......239
Navy Department, annual report from the .....7

186,199, 212, 221 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution in relation to
calls upon the...... .256, 284, 302, 305 By Mr. Adams....

...199 colonization in North America, 125, 129, 131
communications from the...

..266
Mr. Bell..

.221, 224 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander
Navy pensions-see Pensions.

Mr. Butier.

.177, 221 Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians, 296, 297, 298
National Intelligencer-see Debates.

Mr. Cooper ...

...183

remarks on the call for information in regard to
New Mexico, remarks in the House of Repre Mr. Dodge, of lowa.

.234 the amount of United States bends held in
sentatives on the affairs in, by Mr. Weight Mr. Geyer...

.....186
Europe, &c.....

........311
...103
Mr. Smith..

..212 remarks in regard to the reporting and publish-
Newton, Eben, a Representative from Ohio-, Ralston, Lewis, withdrawal of the papers of..311 ing the debates.....

......316
remarks on the subject of granting homesteads Ramsay, Alexander, the alleged frauds of, on the Shields, James, Senator from Illinois...103, 280,
out of the public lands.... ......181 Sioux Indians, &c....... ...296, 302, 312

283, 284, 296, 304, 305,
Nippes, Daniel, withdrawal of the papers of..279 (See Frauds.)

308, 311, 316, 322, 323
(See Knipps, Daniel.)

Recess of the Senate, proposition for a, .284, 321 resolutions by........ ..243, 284, 296, 310
0.

Reciprocal trade with the British North American remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
Colonies-see Trade.

to colonization in North America.......130,
Obituary.....
..309 Repairing the Capitol rooms, proposition to pay

132, 133
Ourien, William, leave granted to withdraw the

for

.......302

remarks on the proposition to continue pay to
..323 resolutions, by-

Robert Beale.....

......305
Officers of the Senate-see Senate.

Mr.Adams..

.262, 301, 303, 307 | Sibley, Henry H., a Delegate from Minnesota-
Olds, Edson B., a Representative from Ohio, 194, Mr. Badger..

..243, remarks in favor of the policy of grants of land
217

257, 284, 292, 302, 307, 309, 314, 323 for railroad purposes in the West ....... 188
remarks on the bill to prevent frauds on the

Mr. Brodhead.

.257, 309, 310 | Skelton, Charles, a Representative from New Jer-
Treasury, in regard to the Gardiner claim, 67

Mr. Bright..

..321, 323

sey -
Orr, James L , a Representative from South Caro. Mr. Chase.

. .257, 262, 312, 319 remarks relative to the proposition for the crea-
lina.

.....65, 67 Mr. Clayton.. • 245, 246, 284, 323 tion of the office of Lieutenant General....61

Mr. Cooper
P.

.256 Smart, Ephraim K., a Representative from
Mr. Fish...

.279 Maine-
Patent Office, the operations of the .......19

Mr. Gwin .284, 304, 305, 311, 317 remarks in reference to the seizure and confis-
Patents and the Paient Office, Committee on ..245

Mr. Hamlin .291, 292, 309, 311, 319 cation of the barque Georgiana...........40
clerk to the Committee.

Mr. Houston... .309, 312, 317, 319 || Smith, William R., a Representative from Ala-
Pearce, James A., a Senator from Maryland-

Mr. Hunter.....

.304, 323 bama-
remarks on the bill to provide for the payment

Mr. James....

.290, 304 remarks on the bill to confer the title of Lieu-
of the Texas debt ..

..147
Mr. Jones, of lowa
.245, 302 tenant General by brevet.....

....55
remarks in regard to the purchase of coal for the Mr. Mason...

.256 Smith, Truman, a Senator from Connecticut, 283,
Japan expedition. ...

..280
Mr. Morton
.245, 280, 284

317
remarks concerning the printing of the report of

Mr. Sebastian

..257, 312 remarks on the bill for a railroad and telegraph
the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlett

Mr. Seward

.303, 314, 321, 323 line to the Pacific..
and Gray.....

.312, 314
Mr. Shields.

.243, 284, 296, 310 Soulé, Pierre, a Senator from Louisiana.....245
Pierce, Franklin, President of the United States,

Mr. Soulé.
.323 resolution by....

.323
the inaugural of...

.243, 292
Mr. Walker

.245, 284, 296 remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution in regard to
Pension Office, the state of the business, &c., in, 17

Mr. Weller..

.290, 323 colonization in North America, 102, 103, 118
Pensions, Mexican war..
..18"Rewards.

.57 letter of, resigning his seat as Senator ......330

man.....

papers of....

.290

...212

nessee...

92

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Squadrons, the distribution of naval...........8 || Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate Con- || War Department, annual report from the......5
Stanly, Edward, a Representative from North tinued.

Washington, the views of....

..56, 237
Carolina......

..35
Mr. Hale....

..160 | Warring, Joseph H., the heirs of, leave to with-
Stanton, Benjamin, Representative from Ohio..66 Mr. Mason

.134, 164
draw papers of..

.296
remarks on a modification of the tariff......26

Mr. Seward...

140, 164 Weightman, Richard H., a Delegate from New
Stanton, Frederick P., a Representative from Ten- Telegraph, to the Pacific-see Railroad.

Mexico
.....218 || Territories, Committee on......

.245 remarks on the affairs of New Mexico.....103
Starritt, Preston, proposition authorizing the Ser- | Texas debt, remarks in the Senate on the bill and Welch, Purser, letter of Mr. Kennedy, Secretary

geant-at-Arms to appoint as messenger to the amendment to provide for the payment of the, of the Navy, exculpatory of...... .302
Senate...

.209, 323
by-

Weller, John B., a Senator from California. . 136,
Statistical Bureau, concerning a.

Mr. Hunter ....

...150

245, 257, 279, 284, 290, 301
Statistics

Mr. Houston..
..153 resolutions by....

.290, 323
estimates......

.J7, 85
Mr. Pearce...........

...147 remarks on the proposition for publishing the
postal. .

.23, 24
Mr. Seward..

...239

debates in the Intelligencer. 326, 327, 328, 330
financial...

..85 Thanks to the President pro tem. of the Senate, 323 Wellington, the promotions of the Duke of....57
public debt...

...86

Thomson, John R., a Senator from New Jer- || West, James H., imprisoned in Cuba, resolutions
courts, expenses of...
..207, 208 sey..

......243, 301 of the Legislature of Rhode Island in relation
the markets..

...231
Thompson, John B., a Senator from Kentucky, to, &c......

......256, 262
tariff..
...231

243, 266, 291 Widows of revolutionary soldiers, pensions under
Stephens, Alexander H., a Representative from remarks on the proposition for per diem and the law providing for the...... .....18
Georgia..... .....60, 61, 65, 195, 196, 197 mileage to Mr. Yulee.

....283 Woodward, Joseph A., a Representative from
remarks in regard to the Galphin claim and in Tortugas and Key West-see Fortifications.

South Carolina-
defense of Mr. Corwin, on the bill to prevent | Toucey, Isaac, a Senator from Connecticut...299 remarks on the proposition to raise a select com-
frauds on the Treasury......
.....217 || Townshend, Norton S., a Representative from mittee on the tariff. .....

.......52
Stevens, Thaddeus, a Representative from Penn Ohio

Woolley, C. A., leave granted to withdraw the
sylvania .....

......220
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

papers of.....

...304
St. Lawrence, concerning the free navigation of with the British North American Provinces | Wrighi, William, a Senator from New Jersey, 243
the...
.211 on certain conditions....

..210

Y.
Stuart, Charles E., a Senator from Michigan, 243, | Tuck, Amos, a Representative from New Hamp- | Yeas and Nays, cn the proposition to give pay and

292, 301 shire-
remarks on the proposition for extra compensa-
remarks on the bill establishing reciprocal trade

mileage to Mr. Yulee....

.283
tion to the Superintendent of Public Printing, with the British North American colonies

.284

on proposition for recess..
291, 292 upon certain conditions...

...197

on the proposition for extra compensation to the
remarks on the proposition for the purchase of Trade, reciprocal, with the British North Ameri-

Superintendent of Public Printing and his
Captain Ringgold's charts.
..317 can Provinces -

clerks.....

... 25
Sugar interests of Louisiana, remarks in the House the bill establishing..

...198
on adjournment......

.....301
of Representatives in relation to, by Mr. remarks in the House of Representatives on the

on the proposition for continuance of compen-
Moore....
...209 bill establishing, &c., by-

sation to Robert Beale..

....305
Sumner, Charles, a Senator from Massachusetts, Mr. Fulier, of Maine...

.229

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
290
Mr. Tuck....

..197

Ringgold's maps and charts . ....306
Superintendent of Public Printing, and clerks, and Mr. Townshend...

.210

on the proposition for a reading clerk to the

Senate ..
messengers, extra compensation to....... 284, Trade with Canada, concerning.

...211

....309
291, 292 || Treasury Department, annual report from the, on

on the proposition for the purchase of copies of
remarks on-see Compensation, extra.

the condition of the finances........

Captain Ringgold's charis...

.319
Survey of the coast, views on the...
.88 calls upon the, for information..... .304, 323

on the proposition for the purchase of Johnson's
Surveys and explorations...
.8 || Treasury, frauds on thesee Frauds.

machine for taking the yeas and nays...319,
Sweetser, Charles, à Representative from Ohio, || Treaty - see Clayton-Bulwer Treaty.

321, 322
104, 105

remarks, by-

U.
T.

Mr. Dodge, of lowa..

.322
Underwood, Joseph R., a Senator from the State Mr. Hamlin...

.322
Tariff, remarks in the House of Representatives of Kentucky...

..224
Mr. Houston..

.321
concerning the, by-.
remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

Mr. Mallory..

..322
Mr. Brown, of Mississippi............55 to colonization in North America...132, 177 || Yulee, David L., proposition to pay mileage and
Mr. Clingman....
.31, 55
V.

per diem to....

.245, 246, 280
Mr. Jones, of Pennsylvania.

38
Mr. Meade....

remarks, by-
Voting, machine for-gee Yeas and Nays.
.33

Mr. Adams

.281, 283
Mr. Millson...

.35
W.
Mr. Badger

..281
Mr. Stanton, of Ohio...
.26 | Walker, Isaac P., a Senator from Wisconsin..202, Mr. Bright.

..280, 281, 283
Mr. Woodward.......

.52
245, 305, 306, 307, 309 Mr. Borland .....

.281, 282
the effects of the......

.231 resolutions by.....

...245, 284, 296
Mr. Butler.

..281
Tariff statistics.........
...231 remarks on the proposition for per diem and Mr. Douglas

.280
Tehuantepec grant, remarks in the Senate in re mileage to Mr. Yulee..

..282
Mr. Houston.

.282
gard io the..
...134 remarks on the alleged frauds of Alexander Mr. Mason

..280
By Mr. Borland ...

.166
Ramsay, on the Sioux Indians..296, 297, 303 Mr. Morton...

.280, 281
Mr. Brooke....

.165 remarks on the proposition for a reading clerk in Mr. Thompson, of Kentucky.. ..283
Mr. Downs..
.138 the Senate.
..307, 308 Mr. Walker..

.282

...85

.29,

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

.......352

PUBLIC

Almanac, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353 || Armories, superintendent of....... ......352
Academy, Military-see Military Academy. American Archives, appropriation for.... .343 Arms, inquiry as to expediency of manufacturing
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352 | Appeal, what papers necessary on.... .335 of, by contract. .
of marshals .
.335, 336 from courts of Washington Territory......340 distribution of, to lowa.....

..352
of clerks of court.

..335 Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363 Army, general appropriation bill for .........351
of district attorneys...

..335 of new registers and receivers.........334, 360 salary of military storekeepers in Oregon, Cali-
of mint....

.346 of surveyor general in California..... ..360 fornia, and New Mexico..... ...351
Admiralty, costs and fees in...

.335 of assistant secretary of state, authorized ...350 companies of light artillery to be remounted, 351
record of cases in, how made up.
.335 of additional appraiser general........... .347 arsenals may be abolished...

.351
Agricultural statistics, collection of.. .349 Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for report to be made respecting manufacturing an
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva the Pacific coast......

...347
by contract....

.352
tions in..ii.

.332 || Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army, the extra pay to garrison of Fort Laramie.....352
settlement of claims of.

.352 navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade promotion in the corps of topographical engi-
payment to.....
.352 my, harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean

.352
cedar reservations in, to be sold. ...364 mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See Western Military Asylum....

..352
Alanthus trees, further purchase of, for public those titles

survey of railroad route to the Pacific......352
ground, forbidden..

.348 general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation deficiency appropriation for........ ..342
Alimentary substances, appropriation for experi-

bill....

.343 pay of officers employed in astronomical expe-
* menti oni
353 || Arkansas, grant of land to, for a rallroad....333 dition to Chili, ...

343

arms

neers.....

war..

349

office opens..

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...339

Arrest, on civil process for debt forbidden in Dis- California—Continued.

Compensation - Continued.
trict of Columbia...
..332 town and village lots .......

..361 of depositaries of public money ......338
of persons charged under laws of the United pay for surveying..

...361

of deputy surveyors at Bosion, New York,
States with crime, process for.....

...335

officers to continue till a successor is appoint Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans,
Arsenals, such may be abolished as shall be judged ed.

..361

342
expedient....

.352 census returns made by, to be appended to cen of those engaged in astronomical expedition to
the one at New Castle conveyed to that town, 352 sus report.....

..364 Chili.....

.343
Assay Office, to be established in New York..350 grants of land io, for public buildings and an of territorul officers, in case of absence .343
officers, &c., in.....
..350 university.....
..361 of treasurers of the mint...

..347
bullion and gold dust may be left at........350 officers, jurors, and witnesses in, to have for of collector at Chicago......

..347
transfer of metals assayed to the mint......350 two years double pay...

...337
of commissioner to China.

..348
charges in..
..350 Capitol, appropriation for the.. .341, 348 of ministers resident..

...347
room and machinery for...
...351 Cayuse Indians, payment on account of Cayuse of auxiliary guard....

......348
mint laws to apply to.....
...351

.341 of California land commissioners and secretary,
to be subject to rules of director of the mini, 350 Census, of California to be appended to report of,
assistant treasurer to be treasurer of.... .350

364 of surveyor general in California.

.361
his salary.....
.351 printing of abstract of....
.365 of surveyor general in Oregon.

..334
appropriation for...
.349 appropriation for....

.341 of superintendent of coast survey.. ..349
Assistant Dragoman, office of, abolished. .342 Census Board, salary of secretary of

.364 of clerks in the departments as classified.349,350
Assistant Postmaster General, to be appointed by i Central America, minister to, appropriation for, of Vice President, Secretaries of Departments,
the President, with advice and consent of the

347 Postmaster General, and Attorney-General,
Senate...
.363 to whom to be accredited.....
.347

350
Assistant Secretary of State, to be appointed. .350 Charts, wind and current, appropriation for..353 of Assistant Secretary of State.. .....350
his salary and duties...

.350 Chelsea, hospital at, disposition of lands belong of those engaged in assay office in New York,
Assistant Treasurer, of New York to be treasurer ing to.

.353

350
of assay office...
.350 Chicago, salary of collector at ..

.347 of assistant treasurer of New York........351
his salary increased to $6,000, from the time that Chickasaw Indians, appropriation for the....356 of pursers and their clerks in California....352
..351 Chili, pay of officers engaged in astronomical ex of garrison at Fort Laramie....

..352
Astronomical Expedition, to Chili, pay of officers pedition to...

..343 of postmasters in Richmond, (Virginia,) and
engaged in....
.343 China, commissioner to reside at, salary of...348 Cleveland, (Ohio,).....

..363
Attorney General, increase of salary of......350 Chippewa Indians, appropriation for.. .343 of secretary of census board..

..364
Attorneys, District-see District Attorneys.

of Saganaw, appropriation for.... .356 extra pay of navy on Pacific coasts. ..352
fees of, which are to be taxed as costs.. 1.335 Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York of deputy postmasters..

..363
Auxiliary Guard, pay of....
..348 Indians, appropriation for..

...356 | Congress, members of, not to act as agents for
Averill, Loriston, payment to.
.342 of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, appro-

claimants...

..337
B.
priation for..
.356 penalty for bribery.

...338
Babbage, Charles, his plan for lights to be tested,

and Otto was, appropriatlon for..

.357 distribution of books to, what allowable. .343
Choctaw Indians, appropriation for
355

..356 delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
Bail in District of Columbia, no person to be held

Christian Indians, appropriation for. .356 | Corwin, Thomas, payment of expenses of com-

....332
to, for debt..

Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com millee of investigation of conduct of.....343
Beacons-see Light. Houses.

menced in, may be continued beyond end of Costs, taxable, items of....... ..335, 337

term of......
Belleview, grant of land to...
..333

.334 | Counterfeiting, of postage stamps, penalty for, 363
Biennial Register, appropriation for.........349

judge of, may appoint a crier..

..336 || Courts, cases commenced in District of Columbia,

attendants on.
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344

.336 may be continued into the next term.....334
Books, distribution of, to members of Congress,

Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden criers of, and attendants on....... ..336

before allowance.
what allowable....
.343

.337 in Washington Territory..
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-

transfers of, form of...

..337 Creek Indians, appropriation for the. ..356
propriation for removal in part..........331

powers of attorney to collect, how to be made, | Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, salary

and when..
appropriation for...

.337

..333
.209, 349

of judge of..
extension of time of appointment, of officers

members of Congress not to act as agents for, cases commenced in, may be continued in the

337

next term...
of......

...334
..349
Bounty Lands, surrender of warrants for, and re-

Clerks in the departments, classification of...349, Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of
location thereof.

350 Congress..

.....338
correction of erroneous locations, and entry of,

temporary in office of third auditor of the treas arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more
ury:

.344 offenses ...
363

.335
chief, in the departments.

.350 commitment of prisoners..
Breakwaterg—see Harbors.

..335
disbursing..

.350
Briberv, of members or officers of Congress, or

capital cases, witnesses for defense to be paid

.352
officers in the departments, penalty for...339
of pursers, in California..

by the United States.

....360
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,

of surveyor-general, in California.

taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be

...353
of navy-yards, pay of.

held embezzlenieni ..

.359
348, 349

..352
over the Western waters.....

Clerks of courts, fees of..
.335, 336

.338

offenses, concerning public records.
accounts of..

..336 counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps. ...363
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands
Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at. ...363 Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for..

..342
at.
.354

Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
sale of part of lands of.

Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella-
.354
tion of.....

.350
of.....

.332
appropriation for...

.353
Buckley, James S., payment to.

Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at
.342

Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354
salary of superintendent of....
349 Bangor..

.347
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New

annual report concerning..
.349 Bath....

.347
York Assay Office.....

...350
annual report of..

Charleston
.352

.347
how to be cast.
.350

Eastport..
Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized. .335

.342
See Mint-Coins.

Coins, Silver, weight of....
.334

.347
Buoys—see Light- Houses.

.335
purchase of bullion for..

Norfolk..

.347
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill-
ful naval constructor......

private deposits for, not allowed..

.332 Providence.
.345

.347
how to be paid out......
.335

.347
..342
Burges, Walter S., payment to.

Richmond.
size and devices of....
..343 San Francisco.

.342
.333
Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to..
act of 1853, chap. 79, respecting, when to take St. Louis...

.347
C.
effect.
..343 Wilmington...

.347
California, certain expenditures of General Riley Collector at Chicago, salary of..

...347 general appropriation for.

.347
for, to be allowed in his accounts .......333 | Commissioners, on California land claims, com-

D.
jurisdiction of district court in.......... ..337 pensation of..........

...349
extension of time for bids for mint in......343 of court, fees of.....

.337 Debenture Bonds, for coals, cancellation of...350
salary of commissioners of land claims in, and Compensation, of judge of the criminal court in Deficiencies, appropriation bill for........ .341
their secretary....
..349 the District of Columbia .....
.337 Vice President..

341
basin and railway in..

.353
fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa foreign intercourse.

.341
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in

tion-

miscellaneous .

..341, 342, 343
military reservations in, for Indian purposes, 359 of marshals...

.335 capitol...

..341
surveyor-general to be appointed in.. ..360

of district attorneys..
.335 library room.....

..341
his powers and duties.
.360 of clerks of court.
.335 avenues. ...

.341
his clerks...
.360 of commissioners.

.337
clerks,..,.

.341
surveys by.

.360
of jurors ..
.337 William Williams.

.341
register and receiver to be appointed.. 360 of witnesses.

.337 Gregory Ennis...

.341
lands in, subject to preëmption laws. 360 of attorneys, &c.....

.335
shipwrecks...,

.341
sale of lands in..
.360 accounts to be rendered.

.336 Congress.
sehool lands in..
.360, 361 penalty for extortion

.341
paper and printing,

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...331

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....336

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Louisville .....

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