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Postmaster General.

Annual report of the.

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Reports, &c., accompanying, viz :
Report of the Auditor of the Treasury for the Post Office Department..... 1 1 412
Report of the First Assistant Postmaster General in relation to mail opera-
tions, contracts, &c.......

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War. Annual report of the Secretary of.

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Reports, fc., accompanying, viz :
Correspondence on the subject of Indian hostilities in Texas, New Mexico,

and California......
Correspondence on the subject of Indian difficulties in Florida......
Correspondence on the subject of civil affairs in New Mexico ...
Correspondence on the subject of expenses in the Western department..
Report of the General-in-chief, with returns of the Adjutant General....
Report of the Quartermaster General.....
Report of the Paymaster General.....
Report of the Commissary General
Report of the Surgeon General.....
Report of the Chief Engineer....
Report of the chief of the Topographical Engineers

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Report of the chief of Ordnance. .....
Report of the Third Auditor ....
Communicating the report of the board of officers on the expediency of

providing additonal grades of commissioned officers in the army, and
of making provision for the exercise of civil functions by officers of

the army
Communicating a report of the Secretary of State, with sundry documents

relating to the African slave-trade...
Communicating a report of the Secretary of State, with the correspondence

between the State Department and the Austrian chargé d'affaires,
respecting the agent sent to Hungary during the recent struggle for

independence ...
Communicating a report of the Secretary of the Navy, suggesting amend-

ments in the discipline of the navy, in consequence of the act abolish.

ing flogging.....
Communicating correspondence in relation to the possessory rights of the

British Hudson's Bay Company in Oregon
Communicating the report of the director of the mint, showing the opera-

tions of the mint and its branches during the year 1850.
Communicating correspondence in relation to the claim of the owners of the

Amistad for compensation on account of the liberation of the negroes

on board of that vessel
Communicating correspondence in relation to the seizure of the British ship

Albion, in Oregon, for a violation of the revenue laws.....
Communicating a report of the Secretary of State relative to the drafts

drawn by the Mexican gov rnment on the Treasury of the United

States, under a contract alleged to have been made with J D. Marks
In relation to taxation by the government of New Grenada, imposed on

citizens of the United States when in transitu across the isthmus of

Panama...
Communicating correspondence relative to the prisoners captured by the

Spanish authorities at or near the island of Contoy; and, also, corres-
pondence relative 10 any projected expedition to the island of Cuba,

not heretofore communicated....
Communicating information in relation to the difficulties between the British

authorities and San Salvador; the block ide of the coast of that repub-
lic by the Briush fleet; the invasion of Guatemala by the forces of

San Salvador and Honduras, &c.......
Communicating a report of the Secretary of State, with inforn.ation con-

cerning the forcible abduction of a citizen of the United States, to be
reduced to peon servitude in the republic of Mexico....

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REPORTS FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE.

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Communicating correspondence with Mr. Tod, the American minister at

the court of Brazil, and others, in relation to the African alave-trade. 2 6 1
Commuricating correspondence with the Austrian chargé d'affaires, respecto

ing the agent sent to Hungary during the recent struggle for inde-
pendence...

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Accompar ying the correspondence in relation to the claim of the owners of

ine Amistad for compensation on account of the liberation of negroes
on board that vessel....

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Relative to the drafis drawn by the Mexican government on the Treasury

of the United States, under a contract alleged to have been made with
J. D Marks......

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Relative to, and deferring to the next session of Congress, an answer to the

resolution of the Senate calling for information as to the expediency
of adopting a graduated scale of diplomatic salaries....

3 32 1
Transmitting lists of the clerks and other persons employed in that depart-
ment during the year 1850....

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Communicating statements of disbursements for the service of that depart-

ment, including foreign missions, during the year ending June 30,
1851....

5 38 1
Communicating information in relation to the difficulties between the Brit-

ish authorities and San Salvador, growing out of the seizure by the
British naval forces of Tigre island.

5 43 1
Communicating information concerning the forcible abduction of a citizen of

the United States, to be reduced to peon servitude in the republic of
Mexico ...

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REPORTS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY.

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Communicating statement of expenditures under head of contingent ex-

penses as settled at the Treasury Department, for the year ending
June 30, 1850.....

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Communicating statement of appropriations for the naval service; balances

on hand July 1, 1849; amounts drawn from the treasury during that
fiscal year, and balances on hand June 30, 1850....

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On the state of the fipances.

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(See list of tables, &c., accompanying the above, at page 28.)
Communicating the report of the Superintendent of the coast survey, show-

ing the progress of that work during the year ending November, 1850. 2 7 1
Communicating the report of Doctors Loring and Edwards in relation to
marine hospitals and the marine hospital fund.......

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Communicating statements of the United States Treasurer of amounts to his

credit June 30, 1850; also amount of drafts unpaid on warrants issued
prior to July 1, 1850, and the net amount subject to the Treasurer's
draft on that day. Also a statement of the amount to his credit June
30, 1850, with the collector of customs at San Francisco, California,
and the amount of outstanding drafts issued prior to July 1, 1850, on
said collector ...,

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Communicating information in relation to the trade and commerce of the

British American colonies with the United States and other countries
since 1829..

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Communicating a statement of the quantity and value of grain and bread-

stuffs of all kinds, vegetables, fruits, animals, hides, wool, tallow,
horns, salt and fresh meats, ores of all kinds of metals, timber, staves,
wood, and lumber, imported into the United States from Canada du-
ring the years 1849 and 1850......

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Communicating an exhibit of contracts authorized by the department during

the years 1849 and '850; a statement of payments made at the treas-
ury during the year ending June 30, 1850; and a statement of expen-

dilures from the marine hospital fund for the same period...... 3 25 1
Communicating a report of the computation of tables to be used with the

hydrometers recently adopted for use in the United States custom-
houses, made under the direction of Professor McCulloh.....

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Accompanying the correspondence in relation to the seizure of the British

ship Albion, in Oregon, for the violation of the revenue laws...... 3 30 1
Relative to the transfer of the survey of the coast from the Treasury to the
Navy Department.

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Communicating information in relation to the stock of the Louisville and
Portland Canal Company.......

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In relation to frauds upon the treasury since the passage of the act of 1846. 2 4 88

REPORTS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR.

Showing the operations of the Department of the Interior, with estimates,
&c.

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Communicating the annual report of the Commissioner of the General Land
Office for the year 1850..

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Communicating the annual report of the Commissioner of Pensions for 1850,

with alphabetical lists of invalid, widow, and orphan pensioners, &c. 2 3 1
Showing the number of insane persons supported by the United States in

the lunatic asylums of Maryland, and the cost of transporting them
from the District of Columbia ...

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Communicating a copy of the report of William Carey Jones, special agent
to examine the subject of land titles in California...

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Relative to the room necessary for the proper accommodation of the Patent
Office...

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REPORTS FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR.

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Showing the operations of the War Department during the year 1850...

(See list of documents accompanying the above report, at page 10.)
Submitting a report of a board of officers in relation to the additional grades

in the army officers, and making provision for the exercise of civil

functions by them.....
Transmitting a statement of the expenses of the national armories, &c.,

during the year ending June 30, 1850.....
Transmitting statements of contracts and purchases made by the bureaus of

that department during the year 1850..
Communicating a report of the Board of Topographical Engineers on the

inundations of the Mississippi river....
Communicating the report of C. Ellet, in reference to the deepening of the

passage over the bars at the mouths of the Mississippi river.
Communicating the report of Lieutenant Whipple's expedition from San

Diego to the Colorado......
Communicating information in relation to the harbor of New Castle, and

other harbors in the Delaware...
Communicating Colonel McCall's reports in relation to New Mexico.
Communicating the proceedings of the court-martial in the case of David

Butler, late military storekeeper, and the correspondence in relation

thereto ...
In relation to the expediency of granting the fort at Chef Menteur Pass to

the owner of the land upon which it is erected...
Communicating a copy of W. H. Sidell's survey of a route for railroad

from the Great Bend, on Red river, to Providence, on the Mississippi

river ...
Communicating the correspondence in relation to a proposed military road

from Dubuque to Fort Clark, in lowa........

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REPORTS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.

Showing the operations of the Navy Department during the year 1850..... 1 1 193 1

(See list of accompanying papers, at page 212.).
Suggesting amendments in the discipline of the navy in consequence of the
act abolishing fogging....

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Relative to the transfer of the coast survey from the 'Treasury to the Navy
Department...

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Communicating the proceedings of a court-martial for the trial of Thomas

Ap Catesby Jones, a post captain in the navy; with copies of cor-
respondence between the Secretary of the Navy and Commodore
Jones, relating to his arrest and trial......

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REPORT FROM THE POSTMASTER GENERAL.

Showing the operations of the Post Office Department during the year 1850. 1 1 403 1

REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

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Showing the operations of the General Land Office during the year 1850 ... 2 2 1

REPORTS FROM THE COMMISSIONER OF PENSIONS.

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Showing the operations of the Pension Office during the year 1850.......
Communicating alphabetical lists of invalid, widow, orphan, and other pen-

sioners, &c.....

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REPORT FROM THE COMMI3SIONER OF INDIAN AFTAIRS.

Of the operations of the Indian department during the year 1850.......... 1 1 35

(See schedule of accompanying papers, at page 46.)

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