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sons. A breakfast such, probably, as the fellow Declaration of the Alieil Sor'ereigns. will never eat again I leave the public to guess, Now that the pacification of Europe is accom. whether it be likely, that I should give a chap like || plished, by the resolution of withdrawing the this my opinions about government or people! foreign troops from the French territory; and now Just as if I did not know the people! Just as if that there is an end of those measures of precauthey were new to me! The man was not in the tion which deplorable events had rendered nehouse half an hour in the morning. Judge, then, I cessary, the ministers and plenipotentiaries of what he could know of my manners and charac- l their majesties the emperor of Austria, the king ter. He was a long time afterwards at New York. || of France, the king of Great Britain, the king of Would he not have been here a second time, if i Prussia, and the emperor of all the Russias, having had been familiar enough to relate anecdotes to received orders from their sovereigns to make liim? Such blades are not backward in renewing known to all the courts of Europe, the results of their visits whenever they get but a little encou- their meeting at Aix-la-Chapell, and with that ragement. He, in another part of the extracts || view to publish the following declaration:--The that I have seen, complains of the reserve of the Convention of the 9th of October, which defini. American ladies. No "social intercourse," he tively regulated the execution of the engagesays, between the sexes. That is to say, he could ments agreed to in the treaty of peace of Nov. 20, find none! I'll engage he could not; amongst the 1815, is considered by the sovereigns who conwhites, at least. It is hardly possible for me to curred therein, as the accomplishment of the talk about the public affairs of England and not to work of peace and as the completion of the politalk of some of my own acts; but, is it not mon tical system destined to ensure its solidity. The strous to suppose that I should praise myself, and intimate union established among the monarchs, show that I believed myself destined to be the sto who are joint parties to this system by their own las of the British nation, in my conversation of all principles, no less than by the interests of their few minutes with an atter stranger, and that, too, || people, offers to Europe the most sacred pledge a blade whom I took for a decent tailor, my son of its future tranquillity. The object of this William for a shop keeper's clerk, and Mrs union is as simple as it is great and salutary. It Churcher, with less charity, for a slippery young | does not tend to any new political combination-man, or at best, for an exciseman!- As I said bell to any change in the relations sanctioned by ex. fore, such a man can know nothing of the people || isting treaties. Calm and consistent in its proof America. Ile lias no channel through which to ceedings, it has no other object than the main. get at them. And indeed, why should he?-Cantenance of peace, and the security of those transhe go into the families of people at home? Nothe, actions on which the peace was founded and conindeed, beyond his own low circle.--Why should solidated. The sovereigns, in forming this atte he do it here then? Did he think he was coming gust union, have regarded as its fundamental bahere to live at free quarter?—The black woman's sis, their invariable resolution never to depart, hut, indeed, lie might force himself into with im- either among themselves, or in their relations punity; sixpence would insure him a reception; with other States, from the strictest observation but, it would be a shame, indeed, if such a man of the principles of the right of nations; principles could be al nitted to unreserved intercourse with which, in their application to a state of permaAmerican lucties.--Slippery as he was, he could not nent peace, can alone effectually guarantee the slide into their good graces, and into the posses. independence of each government and the sta. sion of their fathers' soul-subduing dollars; and so bility of the general association. Faithful to these he has gone home to curse the "nasty guessing principles, the sovereigns will maintain them Americans."

equally in those meeetings at which they may be I desire my son to try to hunt out this blade, personally present, or in those which shall take and to let me know what hole they find him in; place among their ministers; whether it shall be what was his parentage; and what his calling. We their object to discuss in common their own inshall then see what a pretty fellow this was to terests, or whether they shall take cognizance of expect“ social intercourse with American ladies." | questions in which other governments shall formal. WILLIAM COBBETT, ly claim their interference. The same spirit which

will direct their councils, and reign in their diploFOREIGN AFFAIRS.

matic communications, shall preside also at these

meetings; and the repose of the worki shall be lir-la-Chapelle, Nov. 24.—The august assem. || constantly their motive and their end. It is with bly is dissolved, and the sovereigns left Aix-la-such sentiments that the sovereigns have conChapelle the 17th, 19th, and 221 November. summated the work to which they were called. Previous to the çlissolution, the sovereigns order. They will not cease to labor for its confirmation ed four documents to be published, which em. and perfection. They solemnly acknowledge, brace all their proccedings and view's.

that their duties towards God and the people 1. An acknowledgement of the tranquil state whom they govern, make it peremptory on them of France--of her fulfilment of all her engage. to give to the world, as far as in their power, an ments—of her ability to support her existing gov.ll example of justice, of concord, of moderation; ernment, and, consequently, of the propriety of happy in the power of consecrating, from hencewithdrawing the army of occupation. It also in- forth, all their efforts to the protection of the arts vites the king of France to join the great alliance of peace, to the increase of the internal prosperi

II. The act of accession of France to the alliance. ty of their States, and to the awakening of those

UI A protocol of an appeal to the whole civil sentime:its of religion and morality, whose emjaed world, in vindication of the great objects | pire has been but too much enfeebled by the mis. wisich the Allied Powers have already accom- fortune of the times. (Signed) plished, and still have in view.

METTERNICH, WELLINGTON, NESSELROD IV. A declaration), of which the following is a RICHELIEU, HARDENBERG, CAPO D'ISTRIA. copy:





their proper interests, in so far as they have reParis, Nov. 30, 1818.—The dissolution of the || ference to the object of their present delibera. august congress of sovereigns is confirmed. His tions, the time and place of these meetings shall, majesty now forms one of five great arbiters of on each occasion, be previously fixell, by means the destinies of Europe, and the world. The re- of diplomatic communications; and that in the sult of this meeting of sovereigns has been the case of these meetings having for their object af: theme of universul admiration and praise. They fair's specially connected with the interests of the did not condescend to notice the thousand sub-otier states of Europe, they shall only take place jects which the hungry correspondents of the ga-l in consequence of a formal invitation on the part zettes had so positively asserted they would.-- of such of those states as the said affairs may cont They confined themselves wholly to the things cern, and kinder the express reservation of their which related to France, and her reigning dynas right of direct participation therein, either directty. They have deve justice to her constancy and ly or by their Plenipotentiaries. integrity; and she now reassumes her station in 5. That the resolutions contained in the present the ranks of nations.

act shall be made known to all the Courts of cuPROTOCOL,

rop, by the subjoined declaration, which shall be Signed at Aix-la-Chapelle, on the 15th November, considered as sanctioned by the Protocol, and 1818, by the plenipotentiaries of the courts of forming part thereof (See Netherlands,” ante.) Austria, France, Great Britain, Prussia, and Done in quintuple, und reciprocally escuanged Russia

in the original, by the subscribing Cabinets. The ininisters of Austria, France, Great Britain,

MATERNICA, HARDES BENG, Prussia, and Russia, as a consequence of the ea.

RICHELIEU, BERNSTORFY, change of the ratifications of the convention sign

CASTLERE AGIL, NESSILRODE, ed on the 9th of October, relative to the evacul.

WELLINGTON, CAPO D'ISTRIA: ation of the French territory by the foreign Aix-la-Chapelle, Nov. 15, 1818. troops, and atier having addressed to each other the

SPEECH notes, of which copies are s'ıbjoined, have assem- Of the King, delivered at the opening of the two bled in conference, to take into consideration the Chambers, December 10, 1818. relations which ought to be established, in the GENTLEMEN, existing state of things, between France and the At the commencement of the last session, whilst co-subscribing Powers of the Treaty of Peace of deeply deplored the evils which weighed so the 27th of November, 1815; relations which, by heavily on our country, I had the satisfaction of securing to France the place that belongs to her observing that their termination was near. A genin the system of Europe, will bind her more close- erous effort, than which, I can proudly say, no ly to the pacific and benevolent views in which other nation ever exhibited a more brilliant exall the Sovereigns participate, and will thus con ample, has enabled me to realize my hopes in this solidate the general tranquillity:

regard: they are so--my troops alone occupy all After having maturely investigated the conser- our posts. One of my sons hastened to particivative principles of the great interests which con. pate with our enfranchised provinces in their first stitute the order of things established, under the transports of joy, and bas, with his own hands, auspices of Divine Providence, in Europe, by the land in the midst of the acclamations of my people, Treaty of Paris, of the 30th of May, 1814, the noisted the standard of France on the ruinparts of Recess of Vienna, and the Treaty of Peace of the Thionville. This standard now waves over the year 1815, the Courts subscribing the present acts, whole soil of France. The day on which those do, in consequence, unanimously acknowledge of my children have been relieved from the burand declare

den of an occupation of inore than three years 1. That they are firmly resolved never to de- duration, and which they supported with so much part, neither in their mutual relations, nor in i fortitude, will be one of the happiest days of my those which connect them with other states, from life; and my heart, purely French, has not expethe principles of intimate union which has hithertorienced less joy at the termination of their evils, presided over all their common relations and in-than at the liberation of our common country. terests, an union rendered more strong and indis-|| The provinces which have so painfully occupied soluble by the bonds of Christian fraternity which my attention to the present day, deserve to attract the Sovereigns hare formed among themselves. that of the whole nation, which, in unison with

2. That this union, which is the more real and me, has admired their heroic resignation. durable, inasmuch as it depends on no separate in- The noble unanimity of heart and sentiments terest or temporary combination, can only save for which you manifested, when I demanded of you its object the maintenance of general peace, found the means to fulfil our engagements, displayed a ed on a religious respect for the engagements con- signal proof of the attachment of Frenchmen to tained in the treaties, and for the whole of the their country, of the confidence of 'he nation in rights resulting therefrom.

its king; and Europe, with eagerness, has hailed 3. That France, associated with other powers | France restored to the rank which belongs to her. by the restoration of the legitimate Mouarchical The Declaration which announces to the world and Constitutional Power, engages henceforth to the principles on which the union of the five co• concur in the maintenance and consolidation of ulesced powers is founded, clearly discloses the a system which has given peace to Europe, and triendship which reigns among the Sovereigns. ensured its duration.

This salutary union, dictated by justice, and con4. That if, for the better attaining the above solidated by morality and religion, has for its obdeclared object, the Powers which have concur-ject, io avert the scourge of war by an inviolable red in the present act, should judge it necessary observance of treaties, by tis guarantee of existto establish particular meetings either of the So- ing rights, anci permits us to contenpite the vereigns themselves, or of their respective Minis-lasting peace which such an alliance promises to ters and Plenipotentiaries, to treat in common of Vensure to Europe.


I have awaited in silence this happy epoch, to || will be so, if in discarding every painful recollecmake arrangements for the national solemnity, in tion of the past, stifling all resentment, Frenchwhich religion consecrates the intimate union of men be convinced that their liberties are insepathe people with their king. In receiving the royal rable from order, which reposes on the throne, unction in the midst of you, I shall call to witness the palladium of both: my duty is to defend them the God by whom kings reign, the God of Clovis, against their common enemies: I will fulfil it: and the God of Charlemagne, the God of St. Lewis. ] I shall find in you, gentlemen, that support, which will renew on the altar, the oath to support the I have never solicited in vain institutions founded by that charter, which I che. rish still more cordially, since the French people, From Gibraltar.–Our Correspondent at Norby a unanimous sentiment, lave voluntarily ral- folk (says the Baltimore Telegraph) informs us, lied themselv * around it.

that the Peacock, which arrived at that port on In the laws which will be submitted to your the 17th, in 40 clays from Gibraltar, lefi the Ameconsideration, I shall take care, that the spirit ricai squadron at Syracuse the 15th Nov. the offi. of this charter be always consultel, in order to cers and their men generally well The Spark assure more and more the public rights of French- sailed the same day for Tripoli, with Mr. Jones, men, and to secure to the monarchy that power American Consul to the Regency, as passenger. which it ought to possess to enable it to preserve The frigate United States was to sail for the the liberties which are dear to my people. United States as soon as she could be relieved by

In seconding my views and efforts, you will the Guerriere, which was soon expected, as the not forget, gentlemen, that this charter, by deli: latter sailed from Gibraltar for Syracuse the day vering France from despotism, has put a period to the Peacock sailed for the United States. Cap. revolutions. I confidently calculate on your con- tain Ganble of the Erie died at Pisa, the 8th currence in repressing those pernicious princi- October, and was succeeded in the command of ples whichi, under the specious mask of liberty, l the vessel by captain Ballard, of the Pranklin. altack social order, lead by anarchy to absolute An American officer of marines has embraced the power, the banefuil success of which has cost the Mahometan religion at Constantinople An affair world so many tears and such torrents of blood. of honor took place between two midshipmen

My ministers will lay before you tlie budget of of the American squadron a short time before the expenses requured by the public service-the P. sailed, in which Mr. Boardly, of Baltimore, prolonged effects of events, to which it was ne.

was killed. cessary to submit, or abide by the consequences, have not yet permitted me to propose to you an alleviaiion of the burdens necessarily imposed

MISCELLANY. on my people; but I have the consolation at no

From the Boston Daily Advertiser, of the 22d Ja. remote period, to perceive the moment, when I

nuary, 1819.--A letter from Mr. G.G. Barre!l, our shall bave the satisfaction of gratifying this desire Consul at Malayal, to Mr. Topliff, dated Oct. 24, of my heart. From this m mert, a period to the mentions that Capt. Sears, of 'Boston, Thomas C. accuinulation of our debt is definitively fixed. Wel Conckling, of Baltimore, and William Thompson, have a certainty of its diminishing in a rapid pro

who had been confined in prison at Ceuti, had gression. This certainty, and the fidelity of just arrived at Valaga, where they were broight France in the fulfilment of engagements, will es

for trial. He observes that nothing which can be tablish public credit on an immoreable basis

, || done to assist them will be neglected, and that which certain circumstances, temporary and

neither they nor the five other Americans who common to other states, had appeared for a mo.

have been in the prison of that city for more than ment to weaken. The youth of France have a year are permitted to suffer from any thing but jusí given a noble proof of their love for their the loss of their liberty It was expected that country and their king. The recruiting law has their trial would take place in a jew months. been carried into effect with submission, and in many instances with joy.. Whilst the young sol.

From the New York Commercial Advertiser, of the diers pass into the ranks of the army, their 25th of January, 1819.—By the arrival of the brothers freed from service, remain in the bosonschooner Prize, capt. Soper, we learn, that coloof their families, and the veterans who have ter

nel Irwin died at Old Providence on the 20th of minated their military career return to their fire

September; and that commodore Aury, with his sides. Both classes are living examples of the s..all squadron, as late as the middle of December, inviolable fidelity with which the laws will hence.

was still at that place, waiting for reinforcements. forth be carried into execution.

, the recollection of which still suddens | Congress of the United States, my soul, Providence, prodigal this year of its blessings, has covered our fields with an abuia

The reader will recollect that the Vice Predant barvest. This will give new vigour to com.

sident gave the casting vote, a few days ago, merce, and our vessels waftin; our j.roducts to against the motion to strike out of the Military every sea, will display the French fiag to the appropriation will the specifie appropriation of most distant nation. Industry and the arts ex- 10,000 dollars, for extra work of soldiers on pub. tending their empire also, will enhance the hap- || lic roads. The following is a sketch of the repiness of the general peace.

marks with which he prefaced his vote on that To the independence of the country, and to occasion: public liberty, personal liberty is united, which

“If the clause proposed to be expunged, en. l'rance never before so completely enjoyed.

braced the constitutional question, which has Let us then unite our voices and sentiments of been made the subject of discussion in the comi. gratitude towards the author of so many blessings, mittee, I should deem this decision of great reand endeavour to render them permanent: they Isponsibility and importance. But I do not per


ceive that this, or any other constitutional prin. | number of years past, to the construction and ciple, is involved in the clause under considera- repair of roads of this description. To such tion. It imparts no new powers, nor gives any | roads, and to such only, the Executive, on a definite directions, to the Executive Department sound and legal construction of the section, notof the government, with regard to fatigue duty withstanding its departure, in phraseology, from of the army or military roads; but merely appro- the grants of money heretofore made for, and ap. priates ten thousand dollars to pay the non-complied to, the same purposes, will be restricted in missioned officers and privates of the army for the application of this appropriation. If that be that portion of their labor which may be performed conceded to be the extent of the import of the on military roads in 1819. The proper depart - || clause before us, there can be no solid objection ment will, of course, be governed in the expen- to its retention in the bill; and I, therefore, re- . diture of that-sum by a just construction of the quest the Secretary to take my decision, of the elause, with reference to the objects of the bill, | motion to strike out, in the negative." to the constitution of the United States, and to

Friday, January 22. the provisions of previously existing laws.

Mr Tait, from the committee on naval affairs, “Even if the opinion were tenable, that no reported the bill making appropriations for the antecedent laws have vested the President of the support of the navy for tlie year 1819, with some United States with a discretion of devoting a part | amendinents; which were read. of the fatigue duty of the army, or of appropria- Mr. Stokes, from the committee on the post tions for the quartermaster's department, to the office and post roads, reported a bill to repeal formation or repair of military roads, this clause that part of the act of 1813, regulating the post wonld be unobjectionable and harmless; because office establishment, which provides that “conno lawful application of the money, granted by it, Il tracts shall secure the regular transportation of could take place, until further legislative provi | the mail throughout each year;” which was read. sion should be made on the subject.

Mr. Roberts, from the committee of claims, re“ Without insisting on the constitutional pre-ported a bill for the relief of Michael Hogan, rogatives of the President of the United States, as which was read; and made an unfavorable report commander in chief of the army and navy, or upon on the petition of Thomas and Ogilen. the express powers to make public roads through The report of the committee of claims,'unfa. Indian territory and elsewhere, frequently granted vorable to the petition of Alexander M'Cormick, by Congress; the Legislature of the nation has was taken up and agreed to. repeatedly conferred the authority of applying The Senale took up, for consideration, the rethe labor of the army and general appropriations | port of the committee of claims unfavorable to to the objects contemplated in this section; for, | the petition of James Edwards, who prays comwhen they gave to the Executive plenary powers || pensation for the loss of a negro slave, who was to effect any certain and legal public object, the || pressed into the service of the United States at right to employ all lawful means to accomplish New Orleans, in 1814, and kept on fatigue duty, that object is necessarily implied and mud and water, clearing the Bayou St. John, Thus, the law which enjoins on the President the for 27 days, from which service he contracted a erection of fortifications, implies and compre disease which caused Juis death. hends the right to procure the title and jurisdic- The report on this case Mr. Crittenden moved tion of eligible sites; to build wharves, bridges, to reverse, with instructions to the committee of and edifices: to improve the navigation of waters, || claims to report a bill for the relief of the peti. and to open or repair the rouils, indispensable to tioner. the occupation of those sites, for the accommoda- This motion Mr. Macon moved to amend, so as tion of the persons employed in the works, and to give instructions to the committee to report a for the conveyance and landing of materials to general bill to indemnify the owners of slaves construct, munitions to equip, of troops to garri- lost by being impressed into the military service son, and of provisions to supply those fortifica- | of the United States. tions. Roads of this description, are military roads, On this proposition a good deal of discussion within the purview of the bill before the commit- took place; and it was finally negatived. tee. In like manner, under the laws which im. Mr.Crittenden's motion was, after much debate, pose on the Executive the duty of guarding and agreed to, by yeas and nays--yeas 24, nays 11. securing our remote frontier, when it becomes Mr. Macon then laid on the table a resolution indispensable to that end to occupy posts on In- directing the committee of claims to inquire into dian tracts, or beyond inhabited territory, the the expediency of reporting a bill with the pro. right to open and make roads of access to such visions embraced in his motion above stated. posts is clearly implied and granted. These, Mr. Smith obtained leave of absence from the also, may be denominated military roads, on which || 31st instant for the remainder of the session. this appropriation may, with propriety, be ex- Mr. Dickerson, from the committee appointed pended. In various other instances, similar powers on that subject, reported the resolution proposing are incidental to, and comprehended in, general | an amendment to the constitution as respects the provisions. In this community none other can be mode of electing electors and representatives to tolerated, at the present time, as military roads, Congress, with amendments. than such as may be made by the army, and are The bill for the relief of Thomas B. Farish was indispensable to the accomplishment of some read the third time and passed. present military object, sanctioned by the consti The bill making appropriations for the military tution and the laws already enacted. In pursu service for 1819 was ordered to a third reading. ance of this exposition, without any express pro

Monday, January 25. vision for the purpose, a part of the labor of the On motion of Mr. Williams, of Ten. it was army, and of the general appropriation for the Resolved, that the President of the United quartermaster's department, have been judici-States be requested to cause to be laid before the ously, and, in my opinion, tegally, devoted, for a "Senate a copy of the rules and regulations adopted for the government of the military academy at || instructed to inquire whether it is expedient to West Point; also how many cadets have been ad- make any alteration of, or addition to, the act mitted into the academy, the term of the resi-il passed on the 18th January, 1815), entitled “An dence of each cadet at that institution, and how act to provide additional revenues for defraying many of them have been appointed officers in the expenses of government and maintaining the the army of the United States.

public credit, by laying a direct tax upon the Mr Ruggles subinitted a motion to instruct the United States, and to provide for assessing and committee on the judiciary to inquire into the collecting the same.” expecliency of proviiling by law for the establish- Mr. Morrow, from the committed on the pubment of a disirict court within the territory of lic lanus, reported a bill respecting the location Michigan.

of certain sections of land, to be granted for the Mr. Roberts submitted the following motion || seat of government in the state of Indiana; which for consideration:

was read. Reso?red, That the committee on the judiciary On motion of Mr. Eppes, it was be, and they are hereby, instructed to inquire in- Resolved, That the committee on military affairs to the expediency of placing all criminal prosecu: be instructed to prepare and report a bill to retions and suits, in which the United States shall gulate the compensation and other allowance made be a party, and the oflicers of the United States to officers and soldiers employed in fatigue serwho commence such suits and prosecutions, un- vice. der the supervision and direction of the aitorncy

Tuesday, January 26. general; and whether it be expedient to provide Mr. Roberts, from the committee of claims, refor the appientment of an assistant attorney gene ported a bill for the relief of Rees Hill; and ral, who shall perforin the duties of district attor- Mr. Wilson, from the same committee, reportney for the District of Columbia, and such other ed a bill for the relief of the heirs of Nicholas duties as may be assigned him by law.

Vreeland; which bills were read and passed to a Mr. Talbot, from the commitiee of finance, to second reading. whom was referred an inquiry into the expedien- The Senate then, on motion of Mr. Eppes, recy of prohibiting by law the exportation of the sumed the consideration of the bill, from the gold and silver and copper coins of the United other Hoiise, to authorize the payment, in certain States, made a report adverse to the expediency cases, on account of Treasury notes which may of such prohibition; which was read.

have been lost or destroyed, and the amendment Mr. Eppes, from the committee of finance, to reported thereto by the committee of finance, whom an inquiry into the subject had been re- which, having been agreed to, the bill and amend. ferred, reported a bill to continue in force the ment were ordered to a third reading. act regulating the currency within the United On motion of Mr. Morrow, the committee on States of the gold coins of Great Britain, France, the public lands were instructed to inquire if Portugal, and Spain, and the crowns of France any and what amendments are necessary to the and five franc pieces; which was read.

act for changing the compensation of receivers Mr. Goldsborough, from the committee of | and registers of the land othices. claims, reported a bill for the relief of the heirs

Mr. Goldsborough, from the committee of of Edward M'Carty, and a bill for the benefit of claims, reported a bill for the relief of Pierre Denis. Jacob Purkill; which were severally read.

The Senate then, on motion of Mr. Barbour, The bill making appropriations for the military resumed the consideration of the bill

, from the service of 1819 was read the third time, as a- other House, to establish a judicial district in mended by the Senate, passed, and returned to Virginia, west of the Allegany mountains, togethe House for concurrence in the amendments. ther with an amendment reported thereto by the

The bill making appropriations for the support | judiciary committee; and, the amendment baving of the navy, for the current year, was ordered to been concurred in, it was, with the bill, ordered a third reading, as amended by the Senate. to be read a third time.

The Senate took up the motion made by Mr. Mr. Williams, of Ten. from the military comMacon, on the 22d instant, authorizing an inquiry | mittce, pursuant to instructions, reported å bill to into the expediency of paying for slaves impressed regulate the pay of the army when employed on and lost in the service of the United States, and fatigile duty; which was read. agreed to it.

Mr. Tait, from the naval committee, reported The Senate passed a resolution directing the il a bill authorizing the purchase of live oak timber Secretary to procure 500 copies of the report of for naval purposes; which was read. the committee of the House of Representatives on

Vieilnesday, Jumary 27. the subject of the Bank of the United States Mr. Macon, from the committee on foreign re,

The bill authorizing the distribution of a sum lations, communicated to the Senate 'three acts of of money among the representatives of Commo-the British Parliament, respecting the West India dore Elward Preble, and the officers and crew trade, which were ordered to be printed for the of the brig Syren; the bill further to extend the use of the Senate. Judicial system of the United States; the bill for The resolution of the House of Representatives, the relief of Daniel Kenner, and of N. H. Heath; | requesting the Senate to permit two of its memthe bill to extend the jurisdiction of the Circuit bers, Messi's Daggett and Hunter, to attend, as Courts of the United States to cases arising onder witnesses, the select committee of the House of the law relating to patents; the bill for the relief Kepresentatives appointed to investigate the ofof Sampson L. King; were successively taken up, ficial conduct of Judges Van Ness and Tallmadge, considered severally, and ordered to be read a of New York, was taken up, and on motion of Me. third time.

Burrill, it was resolved that the leave requested Mr. Vellen submitted the following motion for be granted. consideration:

The Senate resumed the consideration of the firsutved, That the committee on finance be" report of the committee on finance, unfavorable

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