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For te erection of varracks, quarters, and Court of the United States for the State of Illi.
storehouses, and the purchase of a site, in the nois;
vicinity of New Orleans;

For the final adjustment of private land
For the relief of the legal representatives of claims in Missouris
Petr, Catharine, and Cha les Surget ;

For the relief of Pierre Leglize; Contirming the claim of Maria Holliday to a For the relief of Walter Cockburn; tract of land in Louisiana;

For the relief of Wm. A. Tennille;
For the relief of Jefferson College, in the To increase the number of surgeons and as.
State of Mississippi;

sistant surgeons in the army of the United
For the relief of the representatives of Elias Staies;
Earle, deceased;

For the relief Wm. Dickson, For the relief of James W. Zachary;

For the relief of Timothy Risley; Granting to the Territory of A kansas one To provide for the appointment of a commais. thousand acres of land for 'the erection of a sioner of Indian affairs, and for other purposes; court-house and jail, at Little Rock;

To release from duty iron prepared for, and Granting to Middleton M'Kay a section of ctually laid on, railways or inclined planes; land in lieu of the reservation given him by the For the relief of John F. Girod, of Louisiana; treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek;

To revive and continue in force an act auSupplemental to the act "granting the right thorizing the payment of certain certificates," of pre-exiption to settlers on the public lands," approved May 7ih, 1822; approved the 291h day of May, 1830;

For the relief of He ry Wa ler; For the relief of Job Brunson;

For the relief of John Bryant and George W. For the relief of Abiah Warren and others; Howard;

For the relief of Thomas Dennis and of the For the benefit of St. Vincent's Fernale Or legal representatives of Asa Harts-1d;

phan Asylum, of the city of Washingto, under To increase and improve the Law Depart. ine direction of the sisters of charity; and of ment of the Library of Congress;

the Washington City Orpban As lum; and for For the relief of Richard G. Morris;

other purposes; Granting a pension to Wir.. Scott;

Granuing certain city lots to the corporation For the relief of Silvia Posner;

of the Columbian College, for the purposes For he relief the officers and soldiers of for herein menuioned; Delaware;

Concerning certain officers of the maring For the relief of Joseph Elliot;

corps; For the relief of Bartholomew Shaumburgh; For the relief of Thomas Holdup Stevens,

To authorise the Judges of the Courts of the et al., United States to take bail of the claimants of

To provide for the taking of certain obserproperty seized, and perform other acts in va vations, pri piratory to the adjustment of the cation;

northern bo indary line of the State of Ohio; For the relief of Chistopher Brooks;

To amend an act entitled "an act for the te-
For the relief of the sureties of Geo. Brown, lief of purchasers of the public lands that have
deceased, late Collector of Internal Duties and revsited for nonpaymeni of the purchase mo.
Direct tax for the first district, in the Sate of ney,” passed May 23, 1828;
Marylan 1;

To create the office of Surveyor of the pub.
For the relief of William Nelson, administra- lic lands for the territory of Arkansas;
tor of the estate of Andrew

on, deceased, For the relief of David E. Twiggs, Joseph and for other purposes;

M. Street, and Stephen W. Hearney; To provide for liquidating and paying certain Fir the relief of Gertrude Gates, claims of the State of Virginia;

For the relief of the heirs of Thumas DavenFor the relief of Augustine Taney;

port; For the relief of Guy W. Smith;

For the relief of Jacob C. Jordan; For the relief of the executors of Robert C.

To exempt the vessels of Portugal from the Jennings and James Roddy, deceased;

payment of the dut es on tonnage For the relief of Jolin and Benjamin Wells; T., authorise the Secretary of the Treasury

For the relief of William Wayne Wells, of tu compromis- with the trusteds of the late the State of Indiana;

firm of Thomas H. Smith & So, and their seFor the relief Samuel May;

curities, the claims of the Un ted States upon For the relief of N thaniel A. Ware; the said firm and their secuntis;

For the relief of t'e heirs and legal represen.. ?o extend the ptrio: 10 which the charter tatives of Edward Barry, deceased;

of the l'rovident Association of clerks was limitTo authorise the legislature of the State of e; Indiana to sell and convey certain lauds granted T« authorise the Secretary of the Treasury to said State for the use of the people thereof; to compromise the claim of the United States

To authorise the sale of lands reserved froin on the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Indisale at Fort Jackson in the State of Alabama;

For the reiief of Elizabeth Scoti, only sur. For the relief of Rubecca Blodget, widow of
viving cuild and heir-at-law of Capiain William Saml Blodget, dec'd;
Blackwell, deceased;

Supplemental to the act "granting certain
To alter the times of holding the District relinquished and unappropriated lands to the

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Sta'e of Alabama, for the pur:.Os ut improving

F: tie relief of Jare Cn; tle naviga Ivn of the Tennesse, Coosa, Cahaw A bili authorizing the construction of Naval ba, and Black Warr or rivers,” approved May itals at the Navy Yards at Charlestown, 23, 1828;

M ssachusetts, Brooklyn, New York, and Pen.
To provide for carrying into ffi'ct the treaty sacola;
of limits between the U. States of America and A out to provide our completing the Naval
the United Mexican St tes;

Hosp al at Nurtolk and Naval Assylum at
Concerning tonnage duty on Spanislı ve sels; Philadelphia, and to furnish them in part;
Ac s for the relief fH. H. Tisckerman;

For the relief of John Rogers;
For the relief of Robertson and Barn well;

For the reliet of Prosper Marigny;
For the relief of W. and J. and Charles E. For the reh. f of Join McDonough;

For the rlief of Capt. Th. mas Paine;
For the adjustment of the claims of South For the relief of Ephraim Whitaker;
Carolina against the United States,

To carry into effeci the act to provide for a
For the relief of John Sapp;

survey of ihe coast of the Uniteu States; For the relief of James McCarty;

for the relief of Amauu Lanaux;
For the relief of Eward Lee;

For he relief of A. W. Hardie;
For the relief of S:ephen Hook;

For the r lief of Joseph Sunat Dufossat; ,
Foi th relief of W. D King, James Davies,

For the relief of Cel stin Chiap da; anu Garland Linicum;

To provide for the relief of distressed AmeFor the relief of Antoine Dequindre and rican seamen; other vichigan volunteers;

For the relief of John H. Thomas, claiming Fr the relief of Robert A. Forsyth;

under Antoine Patin; Firtis relief fEben Hubbard;

To provide for the pay rent of arrearages in For the relief of Sylvester Havens;

the Naval service, chargeable to the enumeFor the relief et Jane Muir;

rate contingent, prior to the 1st of January, F is the relief of W. Forsyth;

1832; For th relief of Percia Tupper, executrix l'o provide iron tanks for the use of the Na. of Sam el Tupper, deceased.

vy of the United States; For the relict of Leonard Denison and Elisha To provide for completing the erection and Ely;

removal of the Naval Monument; For the relief of Henry Kilburn;

Tv provide for paying certain arrearagis for For he relief of Rbert Kaine;

surveys made by naval officers;
For the relief of Samuel Kep;

For the relief of the reprensatives of David
For the relief of Anthony Foreman and John Dardin;
G. Ross, Cherokee Delegation;

for the relief of W. Pawters;
For the relief of the President and Directors

For the relief of John Roberts, late Major of and Company of the Miami Esporting Com-inrantry in the revolution. ry war; pany;

For the relief of George J. Kilight;
F r the relief of William Tharp;

For the relief of the heirs of S. Kennedy;
For the relief of Ariel Ensign ;

For the relief of Joseph W. Torrey;
For the relief of A. H. Richardson, executor

To direct the manner of issuing patents on of Val. Richardson;

confirmed land claims in Florida;
For the relief of the legal representatives of

For ihe relief of Eliakim Crosby;
Samuel Wagstaff;

For the relief of the heirs and residuary lé-
For the relef of Charles Cassidy;

gatees of William Carter;
For the relief of Peter Peck;

For the relief of John H. Wendell;
For the relief of Lewis Anderson;

For the relief of Ichabod Ward;
For tne relief of James Lewis Sawyer;

For the relief of J hn Heard, jr., surviving
F r the relief of A tam Peck;

assignee of Amasa Davis. jr.; For the reliei of Join Menaly;

To remit a part of the duties on a cargo im. For the relief of Amariah Squirrel, adminis- ported in the brig Liberator; tratrix of Jacob Sq irrel;

For the relief of Hopkins Rice;
For the relief of William Owens;

Making appropria ions for 1832;
Fir the relief of Doc or Hanson Catlett;

For the relief of B. Joseph Flaget;
For the relief oi Etward Livingston;

For the relief of the representauves of John
For the relief f L L Van Kieeck,

Fir the relief of D Garmy Jones;

For the relief of Dorothy Wells ; Fir the relief of the heirs of W. Robertson, To alter the time of holdmg the term of the deceased, and Daniel S. Leonard;

Circuit Court of tne southern District of New
Fort e relief of Richard S. Hækley; York;
For the rest of Capain Jivia Bonam;

Explanatory of the act entitieil an act for the
in the relief of Rbert Jones and w. Ar lief of the fficers and soldiers of ihVi gi-

wie loue and navy, and fthe Contn ’ntal ar y For ide relief of Bernard Varigny;

uring the revolutionary war, approved 30th Foi th: reiet of Rit Smar;

Ma , 1830;
For the reliet of Juseph BS

For the relief of the inhabitants of Terre
For the relief of J. Pianu E. B. Penny; aus Bæut;

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For the relief of John Knight;

with Martinique and Guadeloupe," app'oved To provide the rebuilding the frigate Java, May 9, 1828. And to refund the tonnage du and sluop Cyane;

ty on the French slip Victorine; To finish the rebuilding the frigate Macedo Concerning the issuing of patenta to alien nian;

for useful discoveries; For the relief of Richard H. Steel;

Making appropriations for the naval service For the relief of Hannah Mckim,

for 1832; For the relief of Jose 1 Kamber;

For the relief of invalid pensioners of the U. For the relief of heirs of Joseph Buckley, States; dectased;

Co amend the several acts establishing the For the relief Benjamin B-litt;

territorial government of Florida; For the relief Bernard Leonard, and Jacob To authorize the disposition of the fund arisBlack;

ing from the sale of a quarter section of land, Making appropriations for the Revol tionary reserved for the use of schools in F! mda; and other pensioners of the United States for To change the time of b Iding the United 1832;

Stati s District court at Staunton, in the wesFor the relief of David Kilburne;

tern district of Virginia; Por the relief of Cornelius Overton;

Making appropriations for certain internal For the relief of Harvey Brown;

improvements for 1832; For the relief of Samuel Dale;

Making appropriations towards the expense For the relief of Gates Hoit;

of laying out and opening a military road from For the relief of Ann D. Baylor;

For Howard, at Green Bay, to 'Fort Crawford, For the relief of the heirs of Nathaniei Hil- in the Mississippi; ler.

To authorize the Governor of Arkansas to
To authorise the surveying and laying out a lease the salt springs in said territory, and for
road from Detroit, westwardly, by way of Sceu. other purposes;
wassee to the mouth of Grand River, of Lake For the relief of the legal representatives of
Michigan, in Michigan Territory;

Nimrod Farrow and Richard Harris;
For the relief of James L. Dawson, Sarah To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury
Easton, and Dorothy Storer;

lo compromise the claim of the United States To amend the act for the relief of certain in the commercial bank of Lake Erie; surviving officers and soldiers of the army of For the relief of certain invalid and other the Revolution;

pensioners, therein named, For the relief of Alexander Oswald Brodie; For the relief f Edmund Brooke; For the relief of John Bubler;

To extend the limits of Georgetown, in the For the relief of the widow and heirs of Pe. Dist ict of Columbia; dro, alias Pierre Guedry;

Tu revive and continue in force an act for Authorising the Secretary of War to pay to the relief of the representative of John Dothe Seneca tribe of Indians, the balance of an nelson, Stephen Heard, and others;" annuity of 6,000 dollars, usually paid, and re. In addition to san act for the relief of certain maining unpaid from 1829;

insolvent debtors;" Making appropriations for the army for 1832;

Authorizing a revision and exten-ion of the Authorising the surveying and making a road rules and regulations of the naval service; from La Plaisance Bay, in Michigan, to inter To authorize the President of the Umted seci ibe Chicago road;

States to direct iransf-rs of appropriations in For the relief of w. Hoffman;

tlve naval servicé, under certain circumstances; For the relief of W. D. Gaines and w. M.

For giving effect to an arrangement between King;

the 0. states and the r-public of Mesco; For the relief Aaron Snow;

For quiering posse sios, enrolling conveyMaking appropriations for the Indian Depart-ances aid securing the estates of purchasers ment for 1832;

in the District of Columbia; Making appropriations for fortifications for

F is the relict of Randal Allis, Timothy 1832;

Twitchell, and John Lee Williams; For the relief of W. Williamson;

T, establish certain post roads, and to alter For the relief of the legal representatives ot and discontme others, and for other purposes; Reginald, alias Reynolds Hillary;

For he relief of Thomas and James M«-sinFir the relief of Benjamin Gibbs;


, David Brooks, James #. Hill, Elijab Hills For the relief of Mary Daws, Robert Bond, and Philip Barnes; James Partridge, and J. G. Smith;

To ad ihe vestry of Washington parish, in To add a part of the southern to the northern the erection of a keeper's house, and the imdistrict of Alabama;

provemeni and security of the ground alloted For the apportionment of Representatives for the interment of members of Congress, and among

the several States, according to the other public officers; Fifth Census;

To amend an act, entitled "an act to enlarge For tbe relief of John Lacy;!

the powers of the several Curporations of the Fur the relief of Nathan i'owson;"

District of Columbia;": To extend the previsi no f th: act entitled To define the qualifications of voters in the "An act regulating commercial intercoursel Territory of Arkansas;

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l', sier the time of holding the District Tv provide for the means of extending the Court ofte United States for the Western benefi s of vaccination, as a preventive f small. District of Luis 309;

pox, to the Indian tribes, and thereby as far For impr yng Pinusylvania avenue, supply as possible to save them from the destructive ing 'he public buil ingia with water, and for ravages of that disease; paving the from the western gate to the Ti amend the act entitled “an act to procapitol with flagging;

vide for mitigating or remitting, the forfeitures, For the relief of . R. Pickett;

penalties, and disabilities, accruing in certain For the regulation of the navy and privateer cases therein mnioned; pension, and navy hospital fund;

For the relief of certain invalid pensioners; Directing I tera patent to be issued to Tho For the r lief of the he'rs and le: al repremas Kno.les, James Lang, and W. Steel, re- senta'ives of Dr. Samuel Axon, d ceased; spectively;

To enforce quarantine regulations; Making rovision for the sale and disposition Supplerentary to an act to incorporate the of the public ground in the cities of St. Au- trustees of the F male Orphan Asylum, of gustine and Pensacola, and to reserve certain Georgetown, in the District of Columbia; lots for nuolio purposes, and to provide for Fyr alteriag the time of holding the District their rep ir and preservation;

C. uri of the United Siates, for the District of Making appropria:ions for Indian annuities, Indiana; and other sim lar objects, for 1832;

For the relief of Johp Anderson, assignee of To authorize the removal of the land office Jean B Jerome, and fixo M. Dougall; fromMsu t Salus, Mis-is-ippi, and to remove Establishing Land Districts in the Territory the land office from Franklin to Fayette, in f Arkansas; Missouri;

Authorizing the Governor of Arkansas to seFor the final adju-tment of the claims to lands lect ten sections of land, granted to said Terin the southeastern district in Louisiana; ritory for the purpose of building - Lrgi-lative To confirm certain claims to lands in Arkan. Huse in said Terrtory, and for other purposes;

Changing the gime of h-Id ng the courts in For the relief of John Peck;

the District of Columbia; Miking appropri t'ons for a custom house in Concerning påtents for useful inventions; the city of New York;

To establish aditional land districts in AlaTo ext nd the patent of Jethro Wood;

bama, and for other purposes; For the relief of John Hughes;

Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to For the relief of Jacob Remp, otherwise permit a wha f to be built near the site of the

lighthouse on Stratford Point, Connecticut; For the relief of Horatio Gates Spafford; Makinz approprations in conformity with the

To provide for the appointment of three stipułation of certain treaties with the Creeks, commisjoners to treat with the Indians, and for Shawnees, Ottaways, Senecas, Wyandots, Che.' other purposes,

rokees, and Choctaws; Vesing m the corporation of Washington Giving the assent of the United States to an City all the rights of the Wasiington Canal act of the Geneial Assembly of Marylanil, passCompany;

ed in their December session in 1831, enti: led. For the relief of W. McCormick;

an act further to amend the act incorporating For the sale of the unlucated lots in the fifty the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company;" quarter townships in tle United States milit+ry Further to extend the. pensions here tofore district in Ohio, reserved to sacisfy warrants granted to the widows of persons killed, or granted to individuals for their military ser. who died in the naval service; vices;

Repealing a part of the fit h section of an act, For the improvement of certain harbors, and entitled "An act to establish ports of delivery navigation of certain river ;

at Port Pon chartrain and Delaware city," and Mking appropriations in conformity with for other purposes; the stipulations of certain ludiun treaties; To carry into téct certain Indian treaties;

Guing thassin of Congress to an act of the To amend the several acts for the establish. Legislatuit of North Carolina, ntitled - anment of a Territorial Govern nent in Flor da; acı, to-incorporale acompany, entitled the Roan To au horize the sale of certain public lands ok: 1 let Company, and for ther purpos-s, in the State of Oho; and also an act amendatory thereto, which

To alter and amend the several acts impospasse 1 in 1828,"

ing duties on imports; Prividing for th.. postponement of th, trial Authorizing the entry of vessels and mer. of certain cases now peiding in the sup-richa idise arriving from t e Cape of God Hope, curt of Arkansas Teintry, and for wit old. r beyond the same, at the port of Edgartown, ing from sale or entry certain huis in Ter 11. Mássachusets;

Extending further lhe right of debenture to relation to the per nitentiary for the Disir.ct se rt or ki y West, an: alerunt Imuts of

the district of K West; Fo the en fil of the Alexandria canal; For me di ciarge or suviry j dy men's For tic le-prainsiin or certain 1.2--inst the form paista peo - a?a Ces oi toriner appropriations, and res of P«nnsylvania, and for the relief of J,

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To extend the time of issuing military land HOUSE OF KEPRESENTATIVES, 144h July, 1332. warrants to officers and soldiers of the revolu DEAR SIR: Your letter of thit6 tionary army;

bive read, and duly considered lis contents. To provide for the extinguishment of the In- You rightly suppose that no report is contem. dian title to tands lying in the States of Missou p!ated by the “special committee on the sub'ri and Illinois, and for other purposes; ject of live oak. I felt some hesitation in 21

Supplementary to the several acts making swering your enquiries. The delay of the reappropriation for the civil and military service port aliuded to did not arise from any i he trast during the year 1832.

doubt or difficulty about the questions you vk,

but from the determination of the committee to RESOLUTIONS.

collect all the facts in their power relativ: 10 Resolution to repeal a resolution, approved the general question, and the occurrence of enApril 29, 1816, authorizing the President of grossing public questions. But as the report the United States to employ a skilful assistant nas been for some time expected, and I have in the Corps of Engineers;

not lately made wny move it, Id en proConcerning the recording of patents for use per in this manner tu tate: l'hat the document ful inventions;

referred to in your 'letter was not suppressed, Empowering the Secretary of the Navy to but was by you, (as Secretary of the Navy,) settle certain contracts and to relinquish cer- communicated to the Naval Committee

, as aptajn forfeitures;

pears by the report of the present Secretary. Respecting the pay of the Marine Corps; 2dly. There is no ground disclosed by the

For the dis ribution of the returns of the fifth documents and evidence for the sligitest susCensis;

picion, that you, while Secr tary of the Nury, Transferring certain duties relating to pen on the ground of favoritism, or any other sions from the Treasury to the War Depart - ground, improperly increase:t the allowances ment;

or the wages of live oak agents. In faci

, tuese Directing the distribution of a compilation wages were not increased at al. In answer to of Congressional Documents, and for other pur- your last qurstin, I will copy the words of the poses;

report of the Naval Committee of the 26tb, In relation to the execution of an act supple- February, 1831, which bear directly on the mentary to the act for the relief of certain sur-point; they are as follows: "The committee viving officers and soldiers of the revolution; are of opinion, that the examinations of the pub. R-specting the Biennial Register;

lic, and other lands, to ascertain the quantity Directing the transmission of the fifth Cen- and quality of the live oak, should be prosecu, sus by mail;

ted with increased industry and adequale force." R-solution providing for binding the several Very respectfully, youtube die it s-rant, copies of the returns of the fiftli census, print

ed by authority of the act of the 231 May, The Hon. Joux BRANCH.



Gen. Thomas has been re-elected to Cou-
Wasuiratox CITI, July 6, 1832.

gress from the Florida district.
SIR: Having understoed that the special com. for Congress in the parish of St. Mary,

Mr Bullard received a majority of 114 votes mittee on live oak affairs will not, from their

The united Pari-hes ot St, Bernard and of numerous engagements, have it in their power Plaquemines, have elected Mr. t'asimir Lacoste to make a detailed report on the several points as Senator, by a majority of 88 votes over af. referred to them, I have to request that you Milligan. will, as chairman of that committee, say, whe. ther the charges made in the House of Repre- d. M. Ducros, as Representative, and the Par

The Parish of St. Bernard has elected Mi sentatives a. ainst me, viz. suppressing an im- ish of Plaquemines Mr. Furstall, portant document in relation to the quantity of live oak growing on the public lands, and increasing the salaries of the agents to an un THE UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH. usual and improper extent, are, in your opinion, from the data furnished you by the Secretary of the Navy, shown to be unjust, and also,

Washington City, upon the followng whether the Secretary of the Navy was not Daily paper, per annun, urged, in the most earnest manner, by the Na- Country paper, (three times a week during the best val Committee, in February, 1831, to increase sion, and semi-weekly during the recess of Contie number of agents, as was subsequently for six'months, done

Weekly paper,
I have the honor to be, your's, respectfully.

Payable in advance.

A failure to notify the editor of an intention to discon
To the Hon. Mr. BOULDIN,

tinue will be considered a renewal of the subscription

which will not be discontinued, except at tho option et Chuirman of the Committee on Live Oak. the editor, until ætl arrcarages are said.

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