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Resolved, That the said bill do pass, and that the title be “ An act to continue in force an act declaring the assent of Congress to a certain act of the state of South Carolina, passed the twenty first of December, one thousand eight hundred and four."

Ordered, That the Clerk of this House do carry the said bills to she Senate, and desire their concur. rence.

The House proceeded to consider the resolution proposed by Mr. Bacon, on tlre thirty-first ultimo, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to prepare, and report to this House at their next session, a plan for the application of such means as are within the power of Congress, for the purpose of protecting and fostering the manufactures of the United States; together with a statement of the several manufacturing establishments which have been commenced, the progress which has been made in them, and the success with which they have been attended; and such other information as, in the opinion of the Secretary, shall be material in exhibiting a general view of the manufactures of the United States,

A motion was made by Mr. Lyon, and seconded, to amend the said resolution by striking out the words at their next session."

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

A motion was then made by Mr. Van Horn, and seconded, to amend the said resolution by striking out the following words: a plan for the application of such means as are within the power of Congress for the purpose of protecting and fostering the manufactures of the United States, together witb."

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

The question was then taken to agree to the said resolution, as originally proposed.

And resolved in the affirmative,

Yeas, 93.

Nays, 38. The yeas and nays being demanded by one fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative, are Lemuel J. Alston,

Benjamin Howard, Willis Alston, junior,

Jacob Hufty, William Anderson,

John G. Jackson, Ezekiel Bacon,

Richard Jackson, William Baylies,

Robert Jenkios, David Bard,

Richard M. Johnson, Adam Boyd,

Thomas Kenan, James Breckenridge,

Philip Key, John Brown,

Herman Knickerbacker, Robert Brown,

Aaron Lyle, William A. Burwell,

Robert Marion, William Butler,

Archibald M. Bryde, Joseph Calhoun,

Samuel M.Kec, John C. Chamberlain, Alexander M.Kim, William Chamberlin,

Pleasant M. Miller, Martin Chittenden,

William Milnor, Matthew Clay,

John Montgomery, John Clopton,

Nichlas R. Moore, Orchard Cook,

Thomas Moore, James Cox,

Jeremiah Morrow, William Crawford,

Gurdon S. Mumford, Henry Crist,

Roger Nelson, Samuel W. Dana,

Thomas Newbold, John Dawson,

Thomas Newtod, Joseph Desha,

Wilson C. Nicholas, James Emott,

Joseph Pearson, John W. Eppes,

Benjamin Pickman, junio:, William Findley,

Timothy Pitkin, junior, Jonathan Fisk,

John Porter, Meshack Franklin,

Josiah Quincy, Barzillai Gannett,

John Rhea, (Tenneuce) Gideon Gardner,

Matthias Richards, Thomas Gholdson, junior, Erastus Root, Peterson Goodwin,

John Ross, Thomas R. Gold,

Ebenezer Sage, William Hale,

Lemuel Sawyes, Nathaniel A. Haren,

Benjamin Say, Daniel Heister,

Ebenezer Seaver, William Helms,

Samuel Shaw, James Holland,

Daniel Sheffey

George Smith,

Uri Tracy, John Smith,

George M. Troup, Samuel Smith,

Robert Whitehill, Henry Southard,

James Wilson, Richard Stanford,

Richard Winn, John Stanley,

Robert Witherspoon. Benjamin Tallmadge,

Those who voted in the negative, are

Burwell Bassett,
William W. Bibb,
Daniel Blaisdell,
John Campbell,
Epaphroditus Champion,
Howell Cobb,
James Cochran,
John Davenport, junior.
William Ely,
Barent Gardenier,
Charles Goldsborough,
Jonathan H. Hubbard,
Walter Jones,
William Kennedy,
Joseph Lewis, junior,
Edward St. Lue Lirermore,
Robert Le Roy Livingston,
Nathaniel Macon,
Vincent Matthews,

Jonatban O. Moseley,
John Nicholson,
Peter B. Porter,
Elisha R Potter,
John Randolph,
John Rea, (Pennsylvania)
John Roane,
Thomas Sammons,
James Stephenson,
Lewis B. Sturges,
Jacob Swoope,
Samuel Taggart,
John Taylor,
John Thompson,
Jabez Upham,
Archibald Van Hord,
Killian K. Van Rensselaer,
Laban Wheaton,
Ezekiel Whitman.

Mr. Cook presented a petition of Zebulon Wade, of the district of Maine, praying to be paid the amount of money expended by him in curing a wound received in the present year, whilst a sailor in the public service, and that in consideration of the said wound, he may be placed on the pension list of the United States.

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

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

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

THURSDAY, June 8, 1809. On motion of Mr. Lewis, Ordered, That the petition of sundry inhabitants of Washington county, in the district of Columbia, presented on the fourteenth of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight, be referred to the Commit. tee for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Nelson, from the committee appointed on the sixth instant, presented, according to order, a bill in addition to the act to regulate the laying out and mak. ing a road from Cumberland, in the state of Mary. land, to the state of Ohio, which was received and read the first time.

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

On motion of Mr. W. Chamberlin, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims be dis. charged from the consideration of the petition of Jo. seph Huntoon, referred to them on the first instant; and that the petitioner have leave to withdraw his said petition.

Mr. Love, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, presented, according to order, a bill to amend the charter of Alexandria, which was received and 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. Gardner presented petitions from sundry manufacturers of salt, within the state of Massachu. setts, whose names are thereunto subscribed, praying that a duty may be imposed by law, on the importation of salt from foreign places.

Mr. Milnor presented a petition from the manufac. turers of hats residing in the borough of Lancaster, State of Pennsylvania, whose names are thereunto

subscribed, to the same effect with a petition of the manufacturers of hats in Fredericktown, state of Ma. ryland, presented on the twenty-fifth ultimo.

Ordered, That the said petitions be severally referred to the Committee of Commerce and Manufac. tures.

On motion of Mr. Say, and seconded,

Resolved, That the Committee on Post-offices and Post-roads, be iostructed to inquire into the propriety of extending the post-road from the town of Easton, in Northampton county, in the state of Penn. sylvania, to the town of Berwick, in Northumberland county, in the same state.

Mr. Hubbard presented a petition of Larned Lamb, of the state of Vermont, late a captain in the army of the United States, praying to be exonerated from the payment of a sum of money, belonging to the public, and placed in his possession for the purpose of recruiting, which money was accidentally lost while in the discharge of his official duiy,

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

The Speaker laid before the House a report from the Secretary of the Navy, upon the subject of the gun boats belonging to the navy of the United States, made in obedience to a resolution of ihe twen. ty-sixth ultimo, which was read and referred to the comınittee appointed on that part of the message from the President which relates to the naval estab. lishment

Mr. Findley, from the Committee of Elections, to whom were reserred during the present session, the petiti:n of Charles Turner, junior, and petitions from sundry inhabitants of the district of Plumouth, in the state of Massachusetts, contesting the election of William Baylies, returned to serve as one of the members of this House for the said state, made a report thercon, which was read, and referred to a ommittee of the whole House on Monday next.

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