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Those who voted in the affirmative, are Ezekiel Bacon,

John Love, Daniel Blaisdell,

Matthew Lyon, John C. Chamberlain,

William Milnor, Epaphroditus Champion, Jonathan O. Moseley, Nartin Chittenden,

Thomas Newton, Orchard Cook,

Joseph Pearson, Richard Cutts,

Benjamin Pickman, junior, Samuel W. Dana,

Timothy Pitkin, jun. John Davenport, jun.

Peter B. Porter, William Ely,

Josiah Quincy, James Emott,

John Randolph, John W. Eppes,

John Ross, William Findley,

Samuel Smith, Jonathan Fisk,

Richard Stanford, Thomas Gholson, junior, John Stanley, Charles Goldsborough,

William Stedman, Thomas R. Gold,

Lewis B. Sturges, William Hale,

Samuel Taggait, Nathaniel A. Haven,

Benjamin Tallma dge, Benjamin Howard,

Uri Tracy, Jonathan H. Hubbard, Jabez Upham, John G. Jackson,

Nicholas Van Dyke, Richard Jackson,

Archibald Van Horo, Richard M. Johnson,

Killian K. Van Rensselaer, Herman Knickerbacker,

Ezekiel Whitman, Edward St. Loe Livermore, James Wilson. Robert Le Roy Livingston,

Those who voted in the negative, are Willis Alston, jun.

John Montgomery, William Anderson,

Thomas Moore, John Brown,

Jeremiah Morrow, William Butler,

John Rea, (Pennsylvania) James Cochran,

John Rhea, (Tennessee) James Cox,

Matthias Richards, Joseph Desha,

John Roane, Gideon Gardner,

Thomas Sammons, Peterson Goodwyd,

Benjamin Say, Daniel Heister,

George Smith, Thomas Kenan,

Henry Southard, William Kennedy,

Jacob Swoope, Nathaniel Macon,

John Taylor, Robert Marion,

Robert Weakley, Samuel M.Kee,

Richard Winn, Alexander M‘Kim,

Robert Witherspoon.

Ordered, That the said bill, with the amendments, be engrossed and read the third time, to-morrow.

The several orders of the day were farther postponed until to-morrow.

And then the House adjourned until to-morrow morning, eleven o'clock.

FRIDAY, June 23, 1809.

The bill sent from the Senate, entitled “ An act authorizing the accounting officers of the Treasury Department to give credit to certain collectors of the customs, for allowances paid by them to the owners and cren's of fishing vessels," was read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and committed to a committee of the whole House, this day.

The bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act for the remission of certain penalties and forfeitures; and for other purposes,” was read the first time.

On motion, The said bill was read the second time, and com. mitted to a committee of the whole House, on Mon. day next.

Mr. Mumford presented a petition of John R. Murray and William Ogden, merchants, under the firm of “ John Murray, and sons," praying to be allowed the drawback of duties on the exportation of a quantity of Havannah sugars, which drawback has been withheld in consequence of a late and new con. truction of the laws in such cases provided.

The said petition was read, and referred to the Committee of Commerce and Manufactures.

The Speaker laid before the House a report from the Secretary of the Treasury, of information touching the exercise of the duties and powers of the com. inissioners of the sinking fund, as is contained in the tenth and nineteenth sections of an act passed the third

of March, one thousand seven hundred and ninetyfive, appearing from the minutes or proceedings of the said commissioners, in obedience to a resolution of the seventeenth instant, which was read, and or. dered to lie on the table.

An engrossed bill concerning the naval establish. ment, was read the third time.

Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that the title be “An act concerning the naval establishment.”

An engrossed bill making appropriations for defraying the expense of stationary, printing and all other contingent expenses of the Senate and House of Re. presentatives, during the present session of Congress, was read the third time.

A motion was made by Mr. Root, and seconded, that the said bill be re-committed to a committee of the whole House;

And the question being taken thereupon,
It was determined in the negative.

The question was then taken that the same do pass,

And resolved in the affirmative.
The title to the said bill was then read: When

A motion was made by Mr. Eppes, and seconded, to amend the same by adding to the end thereof the words “and an additional appropriation for the purchase of books, maps, and charts for the library of Congress.”

A motion was made by Mr. Willis Alston, and seconded, to amend the said amendment, by inserting after the word “additional,” the words “and permanent."

And the question being taken thereupon,

It was determined in the negative. The question was then taken upon the amendment proposed by Mr. Eppes, And resolved in the affirmative.

The said title, as amended, was then read in the words following “An act for defraying the expense of

stationery, printing and all other contingent expenses of the Senate and House of Representatives during the present session of Congress; and an additional appropriation for the purchase of books, maps and charts for the library of Congress.

And on the question to agree to the said title as amended,

It was resolved in the affirmative. Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said bills to the Senate and desire their concur. rence. The House, according to the order

of the day, again resolved itself into a committee of the whole House, on the bill to amend and continue in force the act, en. titled "An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France, and their dependencies; and for other pur. poses;” to which committee of the whole House was also committed the bill sent from the Senate, entitled 6. An act to amend and continue in force an act, enti. tled • An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France, and their dependencies; and for other pur. poses;". and after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Bassett reported, that the committee had, according to order, again had the said bills under consideration, and made a farther progress therein.

Resolved, That this House will, to-morrow, again resolve itself into a committee of the whole House on the said bills.

Mír. Fisk, from the joint committee for enrolled bills, reported, that the committee had examined an enrolled bill, entitled “ An act to fix the time for the next meeting of Congress," and had found the same to be truly enrolled: Whereupon,

Nr. Speaker signed the said enrolled bil.

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do 2c. quaint the Senate therewith.

The several orders of the day were farther postponed until to-morrow.

And then the House adjourned until to morrow morning, eleven o'clock.

SATURDAY, June 24, 1809. A motion was made by Mr. Cook, and seconded, that the House do come to the following resolution: .

Resolved, That if Congress should not be in scssion on the fourth of July, the citizens of the dis. trict of Columbia be permitted to occupy the Repre. sentatives chamber for the purpose of attending the delivery of any discourse prepared for the celebration of that day.

And on the question that the House do proceed to the consideration of the said resolution,

It was determined in the negative. Ordered, That Mr. Davenport have leave to be absent from the service of this House after Tuesday, and Mr. Love after Monday next, for the remainder of the session.

Ordered, That Joseph Wheaton have leave to withdraw his papers, presented to this House on the first day of the present session.

Mr. Hale presented a petition of Joseph Richard. son, of the state of New Hampshire, praying an increase of the pension heretofore granted him in consideration of wounds received whilst a soldier in the revolutionary army, and that the said pension may commence from the time at which the said wounds were received.

The said petition was read, and referred to the Committee of Claims.

On motion of Mr. Van Horn, and scconded, Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to procure a clock for the use of the House of Representatives, and to cause it to be placed in some convenient part of the Representatives chamber.

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