The Congressional Globe, Volume 14: Twenty-Eighth Congress, Second Session Page: 13
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Ohio river, was read twice, and referred to the
Committee on Public Lands.
The joint resolution in favor of David Shaw and
Solomon Corser was read the second time, and re-
ferred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post
Mr. BAYARD, on leave, introduced a bill for the
relief of the heirs of Robert Fulton; which' was
read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval
Also introduced a bill for the relief of Mark
Simpson; which was read twice, and referred to the
Committee on Pensions.
Mr. ATHERTON, on leave, introduced a bill for
the settlement of the claims of New Hampshire
against the United States; which was read twice,
and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. BAYARD gave notice that he would to-
morrow ask leave to introduce bills for the relief of
certain contractors with the government; for the
settlement of the controversy about the title to the
Pea Patch island; to regulate the naval pension sys-
tem; to regulate furloughs in the naval service; and
in relation to the establishment of naval schools.
Mr. HUNTINGTON gave notice that he would
to-morrow ask leave to introduce a bill regulating
the appointment of the assistants to the Postmaster
On motion of Mr. UPHAM,
The Senate then adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Monday, December 9, 1844.
The following members, not heretofore announced,
have appeared, and taken their seats:
Prom Maryland—Thomas A. Spence.
Tennesse^-Aaron V. Brows.
Mississippi—Robert W. Roberts.
JVeio York—R. D. Davis, and Washington
New Jersey—George SVkes.
Pennsylvania—Henry D. Foster.
Georgia—Duncan L. Clinch and A. II.
Ohio—E. D. Potter, J. I. Vanmeter, and
D. R. Tjlden.
Territory of Florida—Dai id Levy.
The following was announced as the committee
appointed in pursuance of Mr. Burke's resolution
in relaton to the banks of the District of Columbia:
Messrs. Burke, Preston King, Ficklin, John P.
Kennedy, and Rockwell.
The following were announced as the standing
committees appointed to serve during the present
Committee of Elections—Messrs. Lucius Q,. C. El-
mer, N. J.; A. A. Chapman, Ya.; Willoughby
Newton, Va.; Hannibal Hamlin, Me.; Chesselden
Ellis, N. Y.; Stephen A. Douglass, 111.; Garrett Da-
vis, Ky.; Robert C. Schenck, Ohio; and Aaron V.
Committee of JVays and Means—Messrs. James J.
McKay, N. C.; George C. Dromgoole, Ya.; Joseph
R. Ingersoll, Pa.; John B. Weller, Ohio; Absalom
H. Chappell, Ga.; Daniel D. Barnard, N. Y.; Moses
Norris, jr., N. H.; George Rathbun, N. Y.; and
Garrett Davis, Ky.
Committee of Claims—Messrs. Joseph Vance,
Ohio; Thomas Smith, Ind.; Willis Green, Ky.; An-
drew Johnson, Tenn.; James B. Bowlm, Mo.; Wil-
liam P. Thomasson, Ky.; Selah B. Strong, N. Y.;
Shepherd Carey, Me.; and A. Ramsey, Pa.
Committee on Commerce—Messrs. I. E. Holmes,
S. C.; Robert P. Dunlap, Me.; J. Phillips Phcenix,
N. Y.; Preston King, N. Y.; Henry Williams,
Mass.; John P. Kennedy, Md.; Alcee Labranche,
La.; Robert McClelland, Mich.; and Edward Joy
Committee on Public Lands—Messrs. John W.
Davis, Ind ; Linn Bovd, Ky.; Washington Hunt,
N. Y.; Edmund W. Hubard, Va.; George S. Hous-
ton, Ala.; Thomas L. Clingman, N. C.; John Jame-
son, Mo.; John A. McClernand, Ill.j and Thomas J.
Paterson, N. Y. -
Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads—
Messrs. George W, ^Hopkins, Va.; Andrew Kenne-
dy, Ind.; Joseph Grinnell, Mass.; William H. Stiles,
Ga.; John J. Hardin, 111.; Amasa Dana, N. Y.;
David S. Reid, N. C.; James H. Relfe, Mo.; and
Richard H. Jenks, Pa.
Committee for the District ef Columbia—Messrs.
Lemuel Stetson, N. Y.; John P. Hale,N. H.; Geo.
W. Jones, Tenn.; Andrew Stewart, Pa.; Alexander
H. Stephens, Ga.; William C. McCauslen, Ohio;
Samuel Chilton, Va.;GustavusM- Bower, Mo.; and
James M. S. Causin, Md.
Committee on the Judiciary—Messrs. Romulus M.
Saunders, N. C.; Richard French, Ky.; Paul Dil-
lingham, jr., Vt.; Armistead Burt, S. C.; Samuel F.
Vinton, Ohio; John Pettit, Ind.; George W. Sum-
mers, Va.; Stephen A. Douglass, 111.; and Richard
Committee on Revolutionary Claims—Messrs. Rich-
ard D. Davis, N. Y.; William Lucas, Va.; Daniel
P. King, Mass.; James W. Stone, Ky.; Robert
Smith, 111.; John Dickey, Pa.;- Benjamin White,
Me.; William T. Senter, Tenn.; and Jacob A. Pres-
Committee on Public Expenditures—Messrs. James
G. Clinton, N. Y.; James Mathews, Ohio.; William
Wright, N. J.; George Fuller, Pa., Smith M. Purdy,
N. Y.; Henry Grider, Ky.; George Sykes, N. J.;
Perley B. Johnson, Ohio,; and Jacob S. Yost, Pa.
Committee on Private Land Claims—Messrs. John
Slidell, La ; George S. Catlin, Con.; James Dellet,
Ala ; William J. Brown, Ind.; Jeremiah E. Cary,
N. Y.; Elisha R. Potter, R. I.; William L. Yancey;
Ala.; Luther Severance, Me.; and Charles Rogers,
Committee on Manufactures—Messrs. John Q-uincy
Adams, Mass ; Jacob Collamer, Vt.; Joseph A.
Woodward, S. C.; Charles Hudson, Mass.; John
H. Lumpkin, Ga.; Cornelius Darragh, Pa.; John P.
Hale, N. H.; William A. Mosely, N. Y.; and Henry
Y. Cranston, R. I.
Committee on Agriculture—Messrs. Edmund De-
berry, N. C.; Isaac G. Farlee, N.*J.; Henry St.
John, Ohio; Jeremiah Brown, Pa.; Byram Green,
N. Y.; Samuel Hays, Pa.; Thomas J. Henley, Ind.;
Elias Florence, Ohio; and John Dickey, Pa.
Committee on Indian Affairs—Messrs. Cave John-
son, Tenn.; Jacob Thompson, Miss.; Solomon Foot,
Vt.; Benj. A. Bidlack, Pa.; James B. Hunt, Mich.;
Osmyn Baker, Mass.; Charles S: Benton, N. Y.;
James M. Hughes, Mo.; and John I. Vanmeter,
Committee on Military Jlffairs—Messrs. Hugh A.
Haralson, Ga.; Walter Coles, Va.; James Irvin,
Pa.; James A. Black, S. C.; Felix G. Mr.Connell,
Ala.; Duncan L. Linch, Ga.; Joseph J. McDowell,
Ohio; Thomas H. Seymour, Ct.; and Hamilton
Fish, N. Y.
Committee on the Militia—Messrs. Ezra Dean,
Ohio; John W. Tibbats, Ky.; William A. Moseley,
N. Y.; Gustavus M. Bower, Mo.; Edmund W.
Hubard, Va.; Solomon Foot, Vt.; Samuel Hays,
Pa.; Lucius Lyon, Mich.; and Edward S. Hamlin,
Committee on Naval Jlffairs—Messrs. William Par-
menter, Mass.; Henry C. Murphy, N. Y.; Daniel
M. Barringer, N. C.; Reuben Chapman, Ala.; Rich-
ard F. Simpson, S. C.; Joseph H. Peyton, Tenn.;
John Stewart, Ct.; Archibald Atkinson, Va.; and
George P. Marsh, Vt.
Committee on Foreign Jlffairs—Messrs. Charles J.
Ingersoll, Pa.; R. Barnwell Rhett, S. C.; John
White, Ky.; John B. Dawson, La.; William H.
Hammett, Miss.; Samuel C. Sample, Ind.; Thomas
H. Baily, Va.;- Robert C. Winthrop, Mass.; and
Chesselden Ellis, N. Y.
Committee on the Territories—Messrs. Aaron V.
Brown, Tenn.; Alexander Duncan, Ohio; William
L. Goggin, Va.; John R. J. Daniel, N. C.; William
W. Payne, Ala.; Asher Tyler, N. Y.; John Went-
worth, 111.; Edward J. Black, Ga.; and James Pol-
Committee on Revolutionary Pensions—Messrs.
David L. Seymour, N. Y.; Joseph A. Wright, la.;
Milton Brown, Tenn.; Joseph P. Hoge, 111.; Orville
Robinson, N. Y.; Emery D. Potter, Ohio; Joshua
R. Giddings, Ohio; Joshua Herrick, Maine; and
Luther Severance, Maine.
Committee on Invalid Pensions—Messrs. Jacob
Brinkerhoff, Ohio; Jeremiah Russell, N. Y.; John
B. Ashe, Tenn.; Joseph Morris, Ohio; John W.
Tibbatts, Ky.; Albert Smith, N. Y.; Henry Nes,
Pa.; Alvan Cullom, Tenn.; and Thomas A. Spenee,-
Committee on Roads and Canals—Messrs. Robert
Dale Owen, la.; Lewis Steenrod, Va.; Charles H:
Carroll, N. Y.; John R. Reding, N. H.; Orlando &
Ficklin, III.; Willoughby Newton, Va.; Moses G;
Leonard, N. Y,; Robert W. Roberts, Miss.; Johri
Committee on Patents—Messrs. Thomas J. Heii'
ley, la.; Julius Rockwall, Mass.; James Black, Pa.;
Jeremiah Russell, N. Y.; and George B. Rodney,
Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds—•
Messrs. Zadock Pratt, N. Y.; Henry D. Foster,
Pa.; Amos Abbott, Mass.; George W. Jones,Tenn.;
and Levi D. Carpenter, N. Y. -
Committee on Revisal and Unfinished Business—
Messrs. Littleton Kirkpatrick, N. J.; Caleb B.
Smith, la,; William S. Hubbell, N. Y.; Joseph
Buffington, Pa.; and Isaac E. Morse, La.
- Committee on Recounts—Messrs. William Taylor,
Va.; Orville Hungerford, N. Y.; George B. Rodney,
Del.; Alfred P. Stone, Ohio; and Jacob A. Preston,
Committee on Mileage—Messrs. Howell Cobb,
Ga.; Horace Wheaton, N. Y.; Perley B. Johnson,
Ohio; John Ritter, Pa.;-and Freeman H. Morse,
Committee on En graving—Messrs. Samuel Simons,
Conn.; Horace Wheaton, N. Y.; and Thomas A'.
The following committees, appointed at the 1st
session, stand through the Congress:
Committee on Expenditures in the State Department
—Messrs. Charles Rogers, N. Y.; Julius W. Black-
well, Tenn.; John T. Smith, Pa.; Willis Green,
Ky.; and William Wright, N. J.
Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Depart-
ment—Messrs. George A. Caldwell, Ky.; Jacob S.
Yost, Pa.; Daniel R. Tilden, Ohio; Joseph H. An-
derson, N. Y.; and Joseph B. Ashe, Tenn.
Committee on Expenditures in the War Department
—Messrs. Abraham R. Mcllvaine, Pa.; Andrew
-Kennedy, la.; Archibald H. Arrington, N. C.; Hen-
ry Grider, Ky.; and Andrew Johnson, Tenn.
Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department
—Messrs. Amasa Dana, N. Y.; Littleton Kirkpat-
rick, N. J. John I. Vanmeter, Ohio; Joseph Buf-
fington, Pa.; and William T. Senter, Tenn.
Committee on Exxenditures in the Post Office De-
partment—Messrs. Alexander Harper, Ohio; David
S. Reid, N. C.; Thomas Smith, la.; Jeremiah Brown,
Pa.; and Henry Nes, Pa.
Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings
—Messrs. Daniel P. King, Mass.; John B. Daw-
son, La.; William Taylor, Va.; Washington Hunt,
N. Y.; and Alexander Ramsey, Pa.
Mr. WRIGHT of Indiana presented addition-
al papers containing affidavits and proofs for
work and labor on the national road by James
McAvay: referred to the Committee of Claims.
Mr. BOYD presented the petition of the heirs
of Gabriel Green, deceased, praying compensation
for the revolutionary services of said Green. Also,
the petition and papers of Joseph Bowiin, praying
to be allowed a pension as an invalid.
Mr. STILES presented the petition of Wm. B.
Stokes, surviving copartner of J. N. C. Stockton &
Co., late mail contractors, praying relief, &c.: re-
ferred to the Committee on the Post Office and
Mr. BURKE submitted a resolution for the ap-
pointment of a committee to act in conjunction with
a like committee appointed on the part of the Sen-
ate, to direct, superintend, and control, the pur-
chase of books for the Library of Congress, and all
others matters pertaining thereto: agreed to; and
Messrs. Burke, Marsh, and Lyon, were appointed
as the committee on the part of the House.
Mr. DROMGOOLE moved that the House re-
solve itself into Committee of the Whole for the
purpose of taking into consideration the President's
Mr. DUNCAN inquired whether, if the House
resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, it
would be bound to take up the President's message,
as suggested by the gentleman from Virginia, or
whether it could proceed with other business.
The SPEAKER replied that it would be for th|
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