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Capitol rooms, proposition to pay for repairing, 245 Compensation, extra, to Superintendent of Public Debates of the Senate-Continued.
Cartier, David K., a Representative from Om0, 23 Printing and his clerks, remarks thereon, by proposition to contract with Mr Rives for addi-
Cass, Lewis, a Serator Trom Michigun.......213 Mr. Dudge, of lowa. . 293, 294, 295 tonul 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. Hamlın.....
.291, 292 of the revised....

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

Mr. Stuart..

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

....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 siead bill......

.....202
copies of Capiain Ringgold's charis......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

ecutive business with open doors. ....319 ing the prosecution of, by members of Con- valley to the Pacific ocean......
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 relative
Coal interests, remarks in regard to the......210 Clay, Henry, opinions of.....

.147 to 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 debate thereon...... 245, 246, remarks on the proposition for pay and mileage
marks thereon in the Senate, by-
247, 257, 263, 266, 271, 200, 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, lion lo 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 Senale.....

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

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

1.46
Mr. Mason .....263, 270, 271, 280, 290

iy........ 256, 257, 258, 260 267, 263,
remarks in the House of Representatives on the

Mr. Butler.....
...274, 275, 276

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

.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 grani,
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 Drafts, 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.
to...

......90, 118, 156, 170 Clemens, Bryant & Co., leave to withdraw the tion for the purchase of copies of the work
remarks, by-

papers of.....
...279 called ...

...309
Mr. Badger....

.176 Clemens, Jeremiah, a Senator from Alabama- Dunham, Cyrus L., a Representative from Indi-
Mr. Butler.

..95, 96, 97, 131, 132 remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative
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 Senate, 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 Committee on Claims continued...257 | Duties on iron, call for information in regard in,
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
Mr. Gwin.....

.283
.100, 130, 131, 132, 133 Clingman, Thomas L., a Representative from

Election of officers of the Senate
Mr. Hale.......97, 98, 100, 126, 131, 160

North Carolina...

.......199
Estimates.

....17, 05
Mr. Houston.
..133, 176 remarks concerning the tariff...........31, 55 Evans, Josiah J., a Senator from South Carolina,

243
Mr. Mallory.

.130, 159, 160 Clinton, Thomas G., withdrawal of papers of, 3:22
Mr. Mangum.
.128, 131, 132 Cuba, remarks in the House of Representatives on

Everett, Edward, a Senator from Massachuse! 18,
Mr. Mason..
.100, 132, 134, 159 the subject of the annexation of, or the policy

243, 266
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.

Executive proceedings of the Senate, proposition

..38
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....

remarks, by-
Commerce, Committee on.....
remarks in regard to the acquisition of.....90,

Mr. Borland..
...245

.319, 320
Mr. Butler

321
discharged from subjects
..312

118, 156, 170
Commercial regulations, proposition for printing

Mr. Chase..

.319
remarks in regard to see Colonization.
certain ..
Custom-house at San Francisco, concerning Rod-

Mr. Phelps..

.320
.....319
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, Captain.
port....
.245, 326

D.
Committees, standing.

Explorations, by Bartlett and Gray, in New Mex-
....245
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.

Mr. Borland

.312, 314
to colonization in North America .......133
......18

Mr. Butler..
Compensation, extra-see Beale.

...313
Dawson, William C., a Senator from Georgia-
Compensation, extra, to the Superintendent of remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

Mr. Hamlin.

....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, propositions to pay the

Mr. Hunter.

..312, 313, 314
Mr. Badger.
.293, 294, 295 National Intelligencer for publishing the, 257,

Mr. Mason ..

...313, 314
Mr Bayard

Mr. Pearce...
..295

321, 323

......312, 314
Mr. Borland.

.293 remarks, by-
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

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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 crasts of the British North Amer-

138, 139

256, 262
ican Provinces, proposition to print extra remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec grani, 160 resolutions by.....

..290, 304
copies of the.

...266

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

Jefferson's opinions and views..
..215

.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 ...........

.190
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, 323
Forbes, B. B., leave to withdraw the papers of, resolutions by..

remarks on the subject of the tariff......29, 38
.....291, 292, 309, 311, 319 || Jones, George W., a Representative from Tennes-
290
remarks in regard to the proposition for the im-

.....58, 195
Foreign policy of the Administration, remarks in provement of Cape Fear river...........247 || Jones, George W., a Senator from lowa... .243,

the House of Representatives in regard to, remarks on proposition for extra compensation
by Mr. Marshall..
.71

307, 309, 311
to Superintendent of Public Printing, 291, 292
Foreign Relations, Committee on.
.245

resolutions by.....

.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 Bartlett 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....

.315, 316
marks in the House of Representatives, on

Knipps, Daniel, withdrawal of the papers of...311
remarks on the proposition for purchasing John-
the bill to prerent, by-

son's machine for voting...

..322

L.
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 Comunittee in the Sen-

283
Appendix...

.......VII, XI
ale, 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 subject of granting, by Mr. New-

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

...181

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

Committee on the.....
remarks in the Senate in regard to the home-

..240
Frauds on the Sioux Indians, propositions in re- stead policy, by-

Lieutenant General by brevet, remarks in the
lation to alleged, by Alexander Ramsay 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-

..202

Mr. Skelton..
Mr. Dodye, of lowa...

.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. Buller.....
.298, 299, 303 bama...

.2, 296, 299, 300, 301, 309

Louisiana, resolution of he Legislature of, concern-
Mr. Chase...

.297, 299, 303
remarks in reply to Mr. Stephens, of Georgia,

ing the seat of Senator Benjamin..... .245
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, Sam, a Senaler from Texas.......243,
Mr. Pultit..

...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 trade

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, mchine 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 duty of ihe United States to inke

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 Hunier, 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
lives 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 West, | 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...:

VII

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

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

.57 to Mr. Yulee..

..280
304, 306, 309, 311, 314, 316, 319 | Indian affairs, the condition of the.

..18 remarks on the proposition for the purchase of
resolutions hy.........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
nia .....
.43 instructions to the Committee on.. ..284 in the Senate

....307, 308
remarks on the resolution in regard to 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 Barilett
remarks concerning the proposition for the im. Ramsay..

...296
and Gray

..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 Tron--gee 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

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..86

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
.......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

.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 Postmaster General-see Post Office Department.

S.
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 .....

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 Secrelary 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, exira, propositions for....284, 295, 311

ing clerk...

..303, 307
Mexican Boundary, the progress of the survey of report of the Committe

.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 to 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.
N.

.197

proposition for open doors during the Executive
Public debt...

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...

.303, 314, 321, 323

R.
Naval dry-docks, proposition for the purchase of

remarks in regard to the Tehuantepec 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, &r.......

...

....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 Patent Office, Committee on ..245

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

.290

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, .....

...212
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.

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

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papers of..

..57

..209, ;

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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
nessee........
....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.
, 323 by-

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

.22
Mr. Hunter..

.150

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

Mr. Houston.

.153
resolutions by...

.290, 323
estimates.......

.37, 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 claii and in Tortugas and Key West—see Fortifications.

South Carolina
defense of Nr. 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

..284
tion to the Superintendent of Public Prínting, with the British North American colonies

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-

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

clerks....
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...

sation to Robert Beale....
..209 bill establishing, &c., by-

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

..211
Senate ...

.....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.

..85
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 the-see Frauds.

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

321, 322

remarks, by-
104, 105

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
by

remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative Mr. Mallory.
Me. Brown, of Mississippi.

..322
....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

remarks, by-
Mr. Meade..

.33
Voting, machine for—gee Yeas and Nays.

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 to 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

.. 25

.29

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

.................

...352

PUBLIC.

Almanac, (Nautical,) appropriation for the...353
Academy, Military-see Military Academy. American Archives, appropriation for.......

.343
Accounts, of military contributions in Mexico, 352 | Appeal, what papers necessary on....

.335
of marshals ...

.335, 336 from courts of Washington Territory......340
of clerks of court. .......................

..335 | Appointment, of assistant postmaster generals, 363
r of district attorneys......................

.335 of new registers and receivers.........334, 360
of mint.....

.346 of surveyor general in California... ..360
Admiralty, costs and fees in....... .335 of assistant secretary of state, authorized ...350

record of cases in, how made up.... .335 of additional appraiser general.......... .347
Agricultural statistics, collection of....... .349 Appraiser General, additional, to be appointed for
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva- the Pacific coast...

....347
tions in.....

.332 || Appropriations, for Indian affairs, the army; the
settlement of claims of ..v..v............

...352

navy, pensions, light-houses, military acade-
payment to......

...352

my, harbors and rivers, fortifications, ocean
cedar reservations in, to be sold.

..364 mail steamers, post offices, deficiencies. See
Alanthus trees, further purchase of, for public those titles
ground, forbidden..

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

bill....

..343
mento oni.si

.353 || Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333

Armories, superintendent of........ ....352
Arms, inquiry as to expediency of manufacturing
of, by contract. .

..352
distribution of, to lowa.....
Army, general appropriation bill for.........351
salary of military storekeepers in Oregon, Cali-
fornia, and New Mexico.....

......351
companies of light artillery to be remounted, 351
arsenals may be abolished....

..351
report to be made respecting manufacturing arms
by contract.....

.352
extra pay to garrison of Fort Laramie.....352
promotion in the corps of topographical engi-

.352
Western Military Asylum...... ...352
survey of railroad route to the Pacific......352
deficiency appropriation for.....
pay of officers employed in astronomical expe-
dition to Chili..

.243

peers..

..342

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Arrest, on civil process for debt forbidden in Dis-
trict of Columbia....
....332
of persons charged under laws of the United
States with crime, process for..... ....335
Arsenals, such may be abolished as shall be judged
expedient...
.352
the one at New Castle conveyed to that town, 352
Assay Office, to be established in New York..350
officers, &c., in...

bullion and gold dust may be left at.
transfer of metals assayed to the mint.
charges in......

..350
...350

..350

.350
.351

....

room and machinery for..

mint laws to apply to......

.351

.350

.351
..349
..342

to be subject to rules of director of the mint, 350
assistant treasurer to be treasurer of....
his salary......
appropriation for.....
Assistant Dragoman, office of, abolished.
Assistant Postmaster General, to be appointed by
the President, with advice and consent of the
Senate....
..363
Assistant Secretary of State, to be appointed..350
his salary and duties...
...350
Assistant Treasurer, of New York to be treasurer
of assay office...
..350
his salary increased to $6,000, from the time that
office opens..
..351
Astronomical Expedition, to Chili, pay of officers
engaged in....
.343
Attorney General, increase of salary of......350
Attorneys, District-see District Attorneys.

fees of, which are to be taxed as costs... .335
Auxiliary Guard, pay of...
..348
Averill, Loriston, payment to....
.342

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sale of part of lands of..

appropriation for...

Breakwaters-see Harbors.
Bribery, of members or officers of Congress, or
officers in the departments, penalty for...339
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,
348, 349
.352

over the Western waters.
Brooklyn Navy-Yard, appropriation for lands

at..

.354
.354
.353
.342

Buckley, James S., payment to...
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New
York Assay Office....

....350
..350

how to be cast.
See Mint-Coins.
Buoys-see Light-Houses.
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill-
.345
.342
.333

ful naval constructor................
Burges, Walter S., payment to.
Burlington, Iowa, grant of land to..

....

C.
California, certain expenditures of General Riley
for, to be allowed in his accounts ......
.333
jurisdiction of district court in... . . . .337
extension of time for bids for mint in......
..343
salary of commissioners of land claims in, and
their secretary........
..349
.353
basin and railway in.....
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in.....256
military reservations in, for Indian purposes, 359
surveyor-general to be appointed in.

.....

..360

his powers and duties.

..360

his clerks.....

..360

.360

.....360

......

....

surveys by.....

register and receiver to be appointed..
lands in, subject to preemption laws.......360
sale of lands in.....

..

school lands in....

..360
.360, 361

California-Continued.
town and village lots.
.361
pay for surveying..
..361
officers to continue till a successor is appoint-
ed
.361
census returns made by, to be appended to cen-
sus report....
..364
grants of land to, for public buildings and an
university....
..361
officers, jurors, and witnesses in, to have for
two years double pay...
..........337
Capitol, appropriation for the..
.341, 348
Cayuse Indians, payment on account of Cayuse
.341
Census, of California to be appended to report of,

war...

364
.365
..341

printing of abstract of....
appropriation for......
Census Board, salary of secretary of . ..364
Central America, minister to, appropriation for,

347
..347

to whom to be accredited........
Charts, wind and current, appropriation for..353
Chelsea, hospital at, disposition of lands belong-
ing to..
.......353
Chicago, salary of collector at..
..347
Chickasaw Indians, appropriation for the....356
Chili, pay of officers engaged in astronomical ex-
pedition to..
.343
China, commissioner to reside at, salary of...348
Chippewa Indians, appropriation for... .343
of Saganaw, appropriation for...... ..356
Menomonies, Winnebagoes, and New York
Indians, appropriation for...
..356
of Lake Superior and the Mississippi, appro-
priation for...
.356
and Ottowas, appropriatlon for.............. .357
Choctaw Indians, appropriation for
.356
Christian Indians, appropriation for...... .356
Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com-
menced in, may be continued beyond end of
term of....
.334
..336
judge of, may appoint a crier..
attendants on
.336
Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden
before allowance.
..337
transfers of, form of...
..337

powers of attorney to collect, how to be made,
and when...
..337
members of Congress not to act as agents for.
337
Clerks in the departments, classification of...349,
350
temporary in office of third auditor of the treas-
ury.
.344
chief, in the departments..
..350
disbursing.

of pursers, in California..

..350
..352
...360
..353
..335, 336
..336
Cleveland, Ohio, pay of postmaster at..
...363
Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella-
tion of.....
...350
Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354
salary of superintendent of.....

of surveyor-general, in California.
of navy-yards, pay of....
Clerks of courts, fees of....
accounts of..

annual report concerning..

.349
..349
..352

annual report of..

.....

.........

Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized..335
Coins, Silver, weight of......

purchase of bullion for...

private deposits for, not allowed...

how to be paid out......
size and devices of....

.334
.335
..332
.335
..343

act of 1853, chap. 79, respecting, when to take
effect.
.343
Collector at Chicago, salary of..
.347
Commissioners, on California land claims, com-
pensation of... . . ..
.349
.337

...

of court, fees of....
Compensation, of judge of the criminal court in
the District of Columbia ......
..337
fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa-
tion-

....

of marshals....

of district attorneys...

of clerks of court.

..........................

of commissioners.
of jurors

of witnesses.

of attorneys, &c.....
accounts to be rendered..
penalty for extortion..

.......

.335
.335
.335

.337

.337

.337

.335

.336

Compensation-Continued.

of depositaries of public money

..338
of deputy surveyors at Boston, New York,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans,
342
of those engaged in astronomical expedition to
Chili.......

.343

.343

.347

...347

of territorial officers, in case of absence
of treasurers of the mint....
of collector at Chicago..
of commissioner to China.
of ministers resident..
...347
of auxiliary guard.....
...348
of California land commissioners and secretary,

...348

......

.....

...

of surveyor general in California.
of surveyor general in Oregon
of superintendent of coast survey... .....349
of clerks in the departments as classified .349, 350
of Vice President, Secretaries of Departments,
Postmaster General, and Attorney-General,

...

......

........

350
of Assistant Secretary of State... .....350
of those engaged in assay office in New York,
350

...

of assistant treasurer of New York........351
of pursers and their clerks in California....352
of garrison at Fort Laramie....
.352
of postmasters in Richmond, (Virginia,) and
Cleveland, (Ohio,)...

.363
.364

of secretary of census board......
extra pay of navy on Pacific coasts........352
of deputy postmasters..
...363
Congress, members of, not to act as agents for
claimants..

penalty for bribery.

..337
...338

distribution of books to, what allowable..343
delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
Corwin, Thomas, payment of expenses of com-
mittee of investigation of conduct of.....343
Costs, taxable, items of.......
..335, 337
Counterfeiting, of postage stamps, penalty for, 363
Courts, cases commenced in District of Columbia,
may be continued into the next term.....334
criers of, and attendants on......
..336
in Washington Territory..
....339
Creek Indians, appropriation for the. ...356
Criminal Court of the District of Columbia, salary
of judge of..

next term.

...333
cases commenced in, may be continued in the
...334
Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of
Congress..
...338
arrest of prisoners, charged with two or more
offenses

commitment of prisoners..

...335
...335
in capital cases, witnesses for defense to be paid
by the United States....

..336
taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be
held embezzlement.....

.359
.338
..363

offenses, concerning public records.
counterfeiting, &c., postage stamps.
Cuban Prisoners, appropriation for..... .342
Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
of......
.332

Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at―
Bangor..

Bath....
Charleston
Eastport....
Louisville
Norfolk........
Providence...
Richmond.....
San Francisco.
St. Louis...
Wilmington..

.....

349
..361
..334

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general appropriation for..

D.
Debenture Bonds, for coals, cancellation of...350
Deficiencies, appropriation bill for...........341
Vice President...
foreign intercourse.
miscellaneous
capitol..
library room.. . . . . .
avenues.............
clerks...

.........

William Williams...

Gregory Ennis....
shipwrecks...
Congress.
paper and printing,

.347

.347

.342

.347

.347
.347

.341
.341

..341, 342, 343
..341

..341

.341

.341

.341

.341

.341

..341

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