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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 Ohio, 29 Printing and his clerks, remarks thereon, by- proposition to contract with Mr. Rives for addi.
Cass, Lewis, a Senator from Michigan.......243 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 Intelligencer for the publication
in North America....

.90, 96, 97, 98,
Mr. Hamlin.
.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

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..
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....283,
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- 5-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 stead 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....

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

Douglas, Stephen A., a Senator from Mlinois, 243,
debates in the National Intelligencer....323, Committee on........

.245

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

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, 280, 284 to Mr. Yulee..

.280
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 Clayton-Bulwer trea-
Coinage bill. .....

..46
Mr. Mason .263, 270, 271, 280, 290 ty":

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

..274, 275, 276

269, 271, 274, 275, 276, 290
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 grant,
Mr. Hall...
....190 ty
...245, 247,

138, 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 Senate.............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-

..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

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
..156

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 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..

Election of officers of the Senate ....283
Mr. Gwin.. .100, 130, 131, 132, 133 Clingman, Thomas L., a Representative from
Mr. Hale.......97, 98, 100, 126, 131, 160 North Carolina....

Estimates..
....199

.....37,85
Mr. Houston.
.133, 176 remarks concerning the tariff...

Evans, Josiah J., a Senator from South Carolina,
.31, 55

243
Mr. Mallory.

330, 159, 160 Clinton, Thomas G., withdrawal of papers of, 322 Everett, Edward, a Senator from Massachusetts,
Mr. Mangum.

.128, 131, 132 || Cuba, remarks in the House of Representatives on
Mr. Mason.

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

remarks concerning the Clayton-Bulwer treaty,
.125, 129, 131 of the Administration in regard to, by-
Mr. Shields.

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

280, 284

....58
Mr. Soulé..

Executive proceedings of the Senate, proposition
Mr. Giddings..
.102, 103, 118

....38
Mr. Underwood

...132, 177
Mr. Howard.

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

remarks, by-
Mr. Borland...

.319, 320
Commerce, Cornmittee on..
.245 remarks in regard to the acquisition of.....90,

Mr. Butler.....
discharged from subjects .

i...321
.312

118, 156, 170
Mr. Chase...

...319
Commercial regulations, proposition for printing remarks in regard to—see Colonization.
..319 | Custom-house ai San Francisco, concerning Rod.

Mr. Phelps...

.....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, 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

remarks, by-
.290, 310 remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

Mr. Borland

.312, 314
Commutation claims, concerning..
..18 to colonization in North America .......133

Mr. Butler....

..313
Compensation, extra-see Beale.
Dawson, William C., a Senator from Georgia-

Mr. Hamlin...

...313
Compensation, extra, to the Superintendent of remarks on the resolution of Mr. Cass relative

Mr. Houston

.312, 313, 314
Public Printing and his clerks.. 284, 291, 292 to colonization in North America ...133, 134

Mr. Hunter..

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

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

.313, 314

Mr. Pearce....
Mr Bayard
.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
MButler.

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

.294, 295
Mr. Weller..

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

papers of.

.34

..79

certain ......

......266

see.

see...

L.

22

........194

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 coasts of the British North Amer-

138, 139

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

.290, 304
copies of the.....

remarks on Mr. Cass's resolution relative to col.
Finance, Committee on ....
.245

Jefferson's opinions and views.. ..124, 237

onization in North America.... .:97, 98, Johnson, Andrew, a Representative from Tennes-
Finances of Government, report on the.... .85

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

.38, 218
...85 Hall, Willard P., a Representative from Mis-
Fillmore, Mrs., death of, announced.. .309

remarks in regard to frauds on the Treasury and
souri-

the Gardiner claim......

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

remarks on the coinage bill... ...190 | Jones, J. Glancy, a Representative from Pennsyl.
resolution by.......

.....279
Hamlin, William T., a Senator from Maine, 284,

vania.

..35
Fitzpatrick, Benj., a Senator 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
290

Jones, George W., a Representative from Tennes-
remarks in regard to the proposition for the im-

.58, 195
Foreign policy of the Administration, remarks in

provement of Cape Fear river.. ........247
the House of Representatives in regard to,

Jones, George W., a Senator from Iowa....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 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...
marks in the House of Representatives, on remarks on the proposition for purchasing John Knipps, Daniel, withdrawal of the papers of...311
the bill to prevent, by-

son's machine for voting ....

.322
Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee

.64 Harris, Isham G., a Representative from Ten-
Mr. Olds...

..67
nessee......

.......58

Landsmsee 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 Committee 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 subject 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 remarks in the Senate in regard to the home-

Committee on the.....

.......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-

Mr, Dodge, 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...

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 the 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...

M.
Mr. Mallory

. .297, 303 Houston, Sam, a Senater from Texas.. ..243,
Mr. Petlit...

...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.....

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

.229
remarks concerning the printing of the report of

copies of Captain Ringgold's charts.....318
G.

the explorations in New Mexico by Bartlett 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, machine 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 take 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 Virginia, 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 ...
.....40

297, 298, 302, 303 ally.....
Geyer, Henry S., a Senator from Missouri-

remarks concerning duties on iron.........304 Mason, James M., a 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

1.
resolution by ....

......256
....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....

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....

....280
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
nia

.....43
instructions to the Committee on.

..284
in the Senate

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

lion 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 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 pay 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

......282

...71

Cuba .....

.VII
....XI

States........

nessee............

the

N.

.245

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 inierior of

.....55, 56

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

..23,24

S.
pendence of Liberia

..231 | 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. Atchi- || Secretary of State-see State Department.
Morton, Jackson, á 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, exira, 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
...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..

.197

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

.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 .....

Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
Taval 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 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 bonds 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,
ont 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
Obrien, William, leave granted to withdraw the for

.....302 remarks on the proposition to continue pay to
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.

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 config-
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., à 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 .

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

man

.

papers of....

....323

...256

.22

...85

...217

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papers of...

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..i.. .......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.
.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.

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.
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

......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-
292, 301 shire-

Yeas and Nays, on the proposition to give pay and
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 Prínting, with the British North American colonies

on proposition for recess.......... .284
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

clerks.....
Captain Ringgold's charts...
.317 can Provinces-

...295
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.

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

.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
..211

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

...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

machine for taking the yeas and nays...319,
Surveys and explorations...

.8 || Treasury, frauds on the--see Frauds.
Sweetser, Charles, a 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

per diem to.....

.245, 246, 280
Mr. Jones, of Pennsylvania.
38

remarks, by-
Mr. Meade......

Voting, machine for—see 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 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....

the Senate..

..307, 308

Mr. Walker..

...229

..

V.

.29,

138

...282

INDEX TO THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.

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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. ...

..352
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 arms
Alabama, five per cent. fund and school reserva-

the Pacific coast.....
...347 by contract.

.352
tions in..

.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 neers..

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

.3:2
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-
ments on...
1.353 Arkansas, grant of land to, for a railroad....333 dition to Chili. :

343
..335

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 Boston, New York,
States with crime, process for.....

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 to, for public buildings and an of territorial 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
war.....

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

349
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 | 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
office opens..
....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.....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
A verill, 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; || Choctaw Indians, appropriation for

and Otto was, appropriation for... ...357 distribution of books to, what allowable..343

......356 delegates to, from Washington Territory...340
355
Bail in District of Columbia, no person to be held

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

Circuit Court, of District of Columbia, cases com- mittee of investigation of conduct of.....343
to, for debt...

...332

menced in, may be continued beyond end of Costs, taxable, items of........ .335, 337
Beacons—see Light-Houses.

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, caces commenced in District of Columbia,
attendants on.........

.336 may be continued into the next term.. ...334
Binding of public documents, regulation of...344

Claims on United States, transfers of, forbidden criers of, and attendants on...............336
Books, distribution of, to members of Congress,

before allowance..
.337 in Washington Territory....

...339
what allowable..

..343
transfers of, form of...

.337
Boundary Survey with Mexico, restriction on ap-

..356

Creek Indians, appropriation for the.....
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...
337 of judge of.....

...333
appropriation for......

.209, 349

members of Congress not to act as agents for,
extension of time of appointment, of officers

cases commenced in, may be continued in the
337 next term..

...334
of...

.349

Clerks in the departments, classification of...349, | Criminal Law, penalty for bribery of members of
Bounty Lands, surrender of warrants for, and re-

350 Congress....

..338
location thereof...

.......331
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....
Breakwaters—see Harbors.

.350 commitment of prisoners..

..335
disbursing.....

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

in capital cases,

witnesses for defense to be paid

.352

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

by the United States......

...336
.360

of surveyor-general, in California.
Bridges, across the Potomac, appropriation for,

taking receipt for larger sum than is paid, to be

..353
of navy-yards, pay of.

held embezzlement ...

.359
348, 349

Clerks of courts, fees of...
over the Western waters.....

offenses, concerning public records.
..335, 336

.338
..352
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

.354
sale of part of lands of..

.354

Coals, outstanding debenture bonds for, cancella- | Cumberland Road, surrender to Ohio of part
tion of.......
.350

.332
appropriation for...

.353
Buckley, James S., payment to...

Custom-Houses, appropriations for, at-
1.342
Coast Survey, appropriations for...342, 347, 354

349
salary of superintendent of...

Bangor..

.347
Bullion, disposition of, when deposited in New

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

.347
York Assay Office.....

...350
annual

.352
Charleston .........

.347
how to be cast.

..350
Coins, Gold, a three-dollar piece authorized. .335 Eastport.....

.342
See Mint-Coins.

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

.347
Buoys—see Light-Houses.

purchase of bullion for......
.335 Norfolk.......

.347
Bureau of Construction, &c., chief of, to be a skill.

.332 Providence...
private deposits for, not allowed...

..347
ful naval constructor..

..345
how to be paid out.......

.335
Richmond...

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

.342
size and devices of..
.343 San Francisco...

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

.347
C.
eflect....
.343 Wilmington...

.347
California, certain expenditures of General Riley || Colleetor 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..
fee bill of 1853, ch. 80, respecting compensa- foreign intercourse.

.341
advertisement of uncalled-for letters in .....256 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.

of attorneys, &c....
.335 shipwrecks..

.341
sale of lands in....

accounts to be rendered.
..336 Congress. ...

.341
school lands in ........
.360, 361 penalty for extortion

-337 paper and printing.

.341

at..

of.....

report of...

..

: ......853

......360

...360

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