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T 11 K U U T L A N D II E H A L D.
tallf-ftl fwpt,.V.!i.J ilr atrJtW. Sir, Ibis
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sssil t rMwMinrt rth 7 rowtiiuUon UcJi
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,rii i. JWJ ihorf l ls sriolbTr rrtmrvd. The
CwtiellMit',l',,,",,t'M'1t k" '!"',,n
at'M 7 . Whit It rottct by
rvbnW Xoi ihU ltnfuire not mean that
rrrtUr hll 1 J liw, to par-
UtaVtt tVtxU How fr t la pointw? out and fix
k3(f iu partittar otjnct UU U e.rritJ. It a
Ixq tUl aat U MltUJ by any ptcto rule.
tttl -jt6 p?rojrUtKtC tint It to sty. tb
Aefti b praetlM. Ua thought to b
ml Important rtpoMiean prisciplr. In timet
I!. p;ir partiti h eltim4 grrat merit from
prafUsinf to carry thit dortrioo much farther, tnd
to 4btr tn it mncb more tuetly tttn Itrir Jcr
ttriM. Mr Jtnfon. -p!lr. C'rat id
rU fof ft, and held "t to b io disburcsmtnt of
th fwVlic rrnu.
Bat htt utv tl frwnd od admirrrt of Mr
;frfon to y to this appropriation I Where Jo
ht find, in tin proposed runt or mice rniliiorif,
donation r.f obj, and particular nl specific
tK,liflloo of money I Hc the? forgotten, tit
fcrfotttn. aod wholly abandoned, even til pretence
Or tprciEc appropriation.' n noi, now coum nicy
sanction roth a rote thlt f Let mc rwtll its
terotf. They .re, that "the tutu of three million
of dolltri If, od the mo hereby U, tpproprutcd
out of nr moner io the Treurr not other io
'pproprltled, to bo upended, io wholo or m pirt
idt tin direction of tho TrMtdeul of tho U. H.
ftir i ha tnllilirv and rwrtl ifrtiee. includinc for-
tlficttioot tod ordince. tod to ineretie the ntvy
protided oeh expenditure thill be rendercJ neecr-
try Tat tli CeJeoec or me coumry, prior io inn
wit meetinp of ConEre,M
In the firtt pltco it it to be oWrred, thtt wheth
er the moner thill be uted it til or not, it made
to depend on tho dUcrctton of the Prwidetit.
Thlt it lufBcirntly liberal. Il carrict confidence
fir eanttrh. But, if there had been no other nb
wctiont. if the obtot! of the appropriation had
keen tufficientlr deacrlbed, o that ihe I'retidcnt, if
h expended the money at ill, mutt liavo expended
it fnr jwrpoae mthoriiod by the Iepialature, tnd
nothing hid been left to hit discretion but the
quettmn, whether in emergency hid ricn, in
which the authority ought to be excrcited, I might
not ho felt bound to reject the vote. There ale
omo precedent! which might favor tucli a contin
gent protition, though tho practice ii dangcrout,
and ourlit not to bo followed except in caret of
But the inturmountaMo objection to the propos
ed grant wat, that it apecificd nn ohjectt. It was
at general at Itngvtge could make it. It embrac
ed eery expenditure that could be called cither
military or naval. It wat to include "fortification,
ordnincq, and increato of the navy," but it uat
not confined to their. It embraced tho xvholu
general tubject of military em:e. Under tlic au
thority of inch a law, the I'retidcnt might repair
hip, build tbipt, buy ahipi, cnlut teamen, and do
toy thing and ttery thing (lee, touching tho naval
trricc, without rettralnt or control.
He might repair auch fortifications aa ho taw
Ct, and neglect tho rest, arm tueh as ho taw fil.nnd
coglect the arming of othcrt; or build new fnrtifi
rations whenever he chute, llul thcto unlimited
powert over the fortifications and tho navy con
titulet, by no meant, the most dangerous part ol
tht proposed authority; became' Unilfr that au
thority, hit power to raise and employ land forces
was equally abaoluto and uncontrolled. He might
levy troopt, embody a new arm), call nut the mili
tia in numbers to tuit hit own discretion, and cm
ploy them aa he taw fit.
Now, tir, doe our legislature, under tho Con
stitution, furnish any precedent for all this T
We make appropriation for tho army, and we
understand what we ire doing, because it is "the
army," that ia to say the army established by law.
Ws make appropriations fur fortification, but we
ay what fortification, and wo .assign tn each its
intendsd amount of tho whole sum. This is the
tut course of Congrett on such tubjectt! and
why should it bo departed from 1 Are wo ready
to ay that the power of fixing the places fur new
fortifications, and the turn allotted to each; the
powr of ordering new ships to bo built, tnd fixing
tb number oftuch new tbipt; the power of lay
ing out money to raise men for the army, in short,
very power, great and until, etpecting tho mili
tary and naval service, shall bo vested in the Pre
sident, without specification of object or purpose,
or the entire exclusion of the exercise of all judg
ment on the part of Congress I For one, I sin not
prepared. The honorable gentleman from Ohio,
near me, hst ttid thtt if the enemy had been on
our shores be would not have agreed to this vote.
And I tiy, if the proposition were now beforo ct,
.and the guns of the enemy were bttenng agsiust
jj wall of the Capitol, I would not agree to it.
The people of this country hate an interest, a
-property, an inheritance in thistMSTRrnKST, agsinst
the vlo of which forty capitola do not weigh the
twentieth part of one poor kcruple. There can
cerer be any necessity Gr such proceedings but a
fsignedand false necessity, a mere idle and hollow
pretence of neetsity actuslly eaisted on the 3J of
March. There was no enemy on our thorn. ihr
were no goes pointed against the Capitol; we
--' u , uvi iiiuro letsonablo pro.
baiility that we abould Lave war, unless wo mide
VS.. t . t - i . f .
oo' in sine oi our lorcign reg
ions, ii It not preposterioua to say, that it was ne
ccry ior congress io adopt this metture, aod
yat not necesssry for the President to recommend
it. Why should thus run io advtoco of all
ocr own daties. aad leave the President complete-
7 .uwiarq irura nit just responsibility J Vh'
tunc p noming out grant and trot and
eonSdeace on our side, and nothing but discretion
do power, oo ois i
Sir,irtb.r be any philo.opi, ia bisio,,, , human
Noo4 ull rums, ii, bumio veins, if roan still coo.
fortB.to the idenuty of his nature, the In.titutions
JbW.aora consututtonal hberty can cerer stand
long jfuut Ibis .xe,iv. pcrtooil confidence,
SraUtttUJarotionof UIUf .
I ct to be strongljr eharactenrtio of our tjme..
Tkij veueaaau, fnm popular br.acb
eOa Ugulamre; Hut tuch a rote should
efro tci abrtneW U, Jgulatura wa
og tVt ttreutBttaore v Vkb icit4 ta me the
grtt rpU id ll Jejrl toaferr. Ce
laioly, tr, certainly I is el, on tlist iecoo6t,il
tof indliJ to concur, Il wa no ar$omnt wtt"
m that others emd to rusbinp, with ieh herd
l-, hesdlong trrt,och imprtoosily cfconfWtnce.
into the arms of KsrcuUn power. I he'd bstk
the ttrnnrer, an! would hold back the longer. I
rt, or I think I see it is either a true vision of
(he futnte, revealed by tho history of the put, or,
If it be in filofion, il it tn illusion which appear
to me in all the blightnett and sunlight f broad
noon, that it Is in this career of personal confidence
alrn this beaten track of isnrn-ifrri, marked,
eery furlong, bj the fragment! ofothor free Oov.
ernmentt, that our own system is making progress
to IU e'.use. A pcmvnsl popularity, honorably
nraed, at first by military achievements, and rua
Itlired 'now by puty, by patronage, and by an en
thusiasm which look fur no ill, becauio it means
oo ill itself, scrme to render men willing to gratif)
power even brforc ita demands aro mit'e, and to
surfeit Kxtcutivodircrclion, even in antieimtions
f its uiu ippeii'e. Sir.if.onthc 3.1 of March
last, it had been the purpose ol both Hoiifcs of
Congress to create a ti.ilitr.ry dictator, what for
mula had been better milcd to their p'irpnw t'mn
this rote of the IIuusc ! It is trtif, uo migtit liavo
given more money, if wn hsd il to gno. Y
might have emptied the Treasury; but as tu tlm
fatn if the gift uc could not have bettered it.
Home has no butter inodlr. htn wp gtvu our
money or any military parpens vhatictci; what
remains to be done 2 If no li-avo il with one iiikii
to decide, not only whether the military rncaim of
tho country shall be tired at all, but how tlii shall
bo used, and to what extent Uiy shall tic t'lnpluy.
ed what remains either fur Congress or the People
but to sit still, and cu huw this dictatorial pouer
will be exccrciscd I
On the 3d of March, fir, I had not forgotten
it wan impossible that I should have forgotti'ii thr
rccotnmcndatiuii in tho rncssago. at tho nCiiing ol
thai scssiun, that power should bo vested in tho
Prcrident to issue letters of marque and reprisal
against Franco, at his d, tension, imtho recess of
Congress. Happily this power was list granted,
llul tuppotc it hnd been, uhnt would then have been
tho true condition of tine Government ? Why, sir,
this condition is very shortly described. Tho whole
vkr power would Imc been in tho hand of the
Prcsidont, for no man can doubt n momcti that
reprisals would bring on immediate war; and the
rcasury, to the amount of line vote, in addition
to all ordinary appropriations, would have been ul
Inn absolute disposal nlso. And i this in the
time of peace. I beseech soboi men, of all parties
I beseech all true lovers of constiliitio:al liberty
tn contemplate thin state of thingi and tell mc
whetner such be a truo republican administration
of this Government. Whether particular conse
quences had ensued or not, is such an accumulation
of pouer in tho hands of the Executive according
to the spirit of our system 1 Is it cither wine or
safe! Han it any warrant in tho practice of for
mer limes ? Or arc gentlemen ready to estab
lish tho practice, as an example for tho benefit of
those who arc to como after us 1
But, air, if the power to mike renrisnU. n,l H,i
mot.oy from tho Treasury, had both been granted
is there not great reason to believe thai wo should
havo been now up to our cars in a hot war 1 I
think thcro is reason to believe this. U will ho
said, know, that if wc had armed the President
with this power of war, and supplied him with this
grant of money, France would have taken this fur
such a proof ol spirit on our part, and thtt she I
would havo paid the indemnity without further do-
lay, rliii is the old story, and tho old pica.
Every ono who desires more power than tho Con
stitution or tho Laws gito him, always eayn, that
if he hsd more power, ho could do more good,
Power is always claimed for tho good of the People,
cu " L'uuu ui mc I oolite, I - , ... , -
ay. made, when made al all "B'"ont of.uch prodigious eloquence, , the .V,r
People. For my part, sir, I I "'Scr .lU nticulcd the Senate fur
content, to show . Franco , ',rofc".,n? 1,0 ,nuch 'gnorarco of the Executive'
and dictators aro ulw
fur the good of tho
was content, and am content, to show tu Franco
that wo are prepared to umin'.nin ourju6t rights,
against her, by the exertion of nur power, when
need be, according to tho forms of our own Con
stitution; that if wc make war, we will make it
constilut'.onally; and if wc vote money, we will
approprtato it constitutionally; and that wo will
trust all our interests, both in peace and in war.to
what tho intelligence aud strength of the country
may do for them, without breaking down or en
dangering the fabric of free institutions.
Mr. Prcsident.it is the misfortune of tho Senate
to havo differed from tho Prcrident on many great
questions during tho last four or fic years. I
haie regretted this state of things deeply, both on !
personal and on public account; but it has beet)
unavoidable. It is no pleasing employment, it is
no holiday butiness, to maintain opposition against
power and against majorities, and to contend for
stern and sturdy principles, against personal popu
larity, against a rushing and overwhelming cotiti
dence, that, by wave upon wave, and catoract after
tataract, terms to be bearing away and destioyjn"
whatsoever would withstand it. How- much long"
erwemaybu able to sjpport this opposition in
any degree, or whether we can nossihK- imi. ,..
till the public intelligence and Iho public patrolism
shall be awakened to a due sense of the nublir H.n.
gcr.u is no; ior me io lorsee orti fortell
:. I. . n ' '
not despair to the last, if, in tho mean lime, we bu !
truo to our own nrinrii.ln. if. I i... .- .
adherence lo those principles, both here and else-
where, if or.c and all, they continue the rule f.,ur
conduct in tho Scnate.and the rallying p,nt ofthosc '
who Hunk with K end .import us out of the Sen- i
ate, I am contest to hope on, and l0 struggle on ,
v.;t;. : . i .. " !.-
.. ..mu i villains a coniosi ior Ihe preservation of
the Constitution, for the security of the public lib
erty, for the ascendmcy of principle uvcr men I am
w iling i bear my part iu it. Jf lve csa m,in.
lain the Coiistitulion, i( we can prrserve this tccu
nty ft, liberty. ,f w0 n ,, guo ,0 fue cj
pic. it. j ut superiority oier r,tv. 0lrr '
over nsmr. our labors w,l bo richly rewarded
If wo fail in all this, thev aio alrr.n .i '
linng who w, wr,le the h.ttoiy of this Govern
menl, from its commencement to iu cloie.
.ill 7e FuurliilU. devised for ih. ,ii.rrv-....
Yord from the eousequeucc of ihe P,r I...- r,...
ted the legislature, and it is duo alike to Irulh and
juttife to tay, thst in both Houses a wo.t honora-
Mt ma liberal zeal hat been manifested, in doing
all that was asked of theai on this occasion. .V. 1.
The public art cautioned against receiving coun
terfeit 5 Itillt of tht Lincoln Hank, Oalb, Maine.
A nurabar cf tbtn u tn patrrd cQvn thrv city yes
ttrdsr. H.,r5i P1.
Mil. A!At' SPBmi.
Morh hat been ssid t(tae reeli of John Qnin
cy Adatni in lire House i" Represent Hires. The
snnexrd sketch of Jt, ml the msnnrr in which it
wis lerctvrd, is fiom a corespondent c! tho Iltlti
more Pstriol :
Mr Adtmt now cotntrnced by alluding to the
declaration which had rnrnlly been made in anolh
er kcr thai to that Hmo belonged tho irtponsi
bility of losing the Fortiiration Hill. Ho went on
to animadvert upon the ipinions and decls rations
which had been made in that firrr, which ho nld
wcro untrue and nut warranted by fact. At he
begin to grow severe, tie Speaker reminded him
(hat the Itulea ol the Hone did not permit a mem
ber to anlmadwut upon thi proceedings of tlir Sen
ate. Mr Adams said he did not ray any thing a
bout tho Sfnalr; ho spoki ot ;cr, he did not
say what plirr ; it w lei with the tnt'inburs ol
tint House t astirii'o inthcir minds the Senate
of the t'nileJ flair or ai)' other body with that
p.'.rrr that I.r cp se ,f, tic. Mr AJams then went
on. Tho member in groa nuaibcru Logan to tlock
iond hi r. It a xl;ia'!c tint toinrtlimg trr
ntendou: r.r anticipated., And truo cimugli l'u
orator brgnn in bva down upon the Senate with
rwiewrd rarrasm. Mr M'tccr nuw called him tu
order and ctsted ihu puiijtiif order. The Kjwaker
decidedthat he had iidiuhnrity lo put a emMiuc
lion on Mr Adams' vtrir, and theicforo ns hi' did
not name the Sena'o he could not say that he was
out ufordiir. (llte cries of "go on go on' wcro
titttered by nisnj tncnibetr.) Mr Adams wont on
more and more rovere. Mr Mercer again called
him tu order an rcdiitrd thu objectionable word
to writing. Aiotlicr member tnadu que or two iiii
stiersslii1 cll'or tu sy "a fpw words," but conso
led InniFclfas (!l as hi n tild by giung titlcro tu c
to n few vollit'itof rntind i-aths (in on under tonej
at tho diKurilerlr state of thtngM, Tho words Mr
Alerter look lotu Mr Ailams would not admit lo
ho his. Tho Speaker put llio decision lo the Hnusu
which declared tint they were not. Mr Adams
again proceeded. liefnre t.'.ie, liowcvur, he said ns
it appeared to gnu gentlemen so much disquietude
fur him to al udo to the Senate, he would transfer
Ms place to the Olliccnf tho Natio.n.w, i.nthi.i.ukn
ti'.n. (Hcrouasan audible laugh. J In that pa
per ho said ho found a prodigious argument going
to father that House with the Fortification Iiill, on
the last night of the last ression, charging that
House Aith nihsinieiry and man worship 1 He
went on commenting upon tho great speech re
cently delivered by Mr. Webster in the Senate, in
tho most severe and cutting manner, denying its
assertions, running on: against its positions and
ridiculing its urgtiments, with tremendous sarcasm
and indignation. Once Mr Adams was called to
urder. Considcrablo confusion and great sensa
tion prevailed. Mr Wise hoped, ho said, the gen
tleman would be permitted to go on, out of order,
or in order. He wished him to divulge all he know
upon this most important subject. If ever there
was a time when it behoved men to speak out, it
was now upon this question, let it cut where it
tr.iglif, whether tho Executive, the Senate, the
House, the Speaker of the House, or the Chnirinnn
f Hio '..m,iii,. f Ways and Means. It was
tiinotn speak out and let the truth tic known.
.Mr Adams again went on. Ho went iutu n his
tory of thn doings of tho Inst night of tho session :
told what ho recolloctnd and kucw on tho subject ;
justified the $3000,000 appropriation said he vo-
! ted for it, nnd if there wag one act of'his life which
gave him mnro satisfaction than any other, il was
umi in young ior mat necessary and proper appro-
priaiion. ne paused an oier-.vrouglit panegyric.
upon the KsecutiAe, nnd asked in scorn and deris
ion who were the svcliopliants and mcn-wnrshinnnrs
i ,.r il.n n - ..r ...i i. .... .
w. tuv. uuiiDu, ui wiioiii uiwcil was lOld 111 t I1C
views in relation to the 8:1,000,000 ipprnpriatiori,
and said it was very easy ilr it to profess not to
know what it should know what there was no ne
cessity of its knowing. He took up tho declaration
made by Mr Wcbstcr.thnt.if the enemy we:e thun
dering at tho door of the Cnpilol, ho would not
vto for conferring upon ur Executive such an tin
limited grant uf power, nnd dwelt upon it for Fomc
time, uttering comments aud insinuations which no
inun else is capable of doin;. What, he said, see
the enemy battering down this Capitol as they did
in the last war, and not volo fur an npnropriation
so asked for, to defend it, because it wa's granting
too much power to tho Eiecutiic! There was
but one stop beyond such an csnrersion of semi.
ment, and a most nitiir.il s:cp too I It would be on
ly for a man who could utter such a sentiment' to
go himeeirovcr to that enemy nnd help to batter
down the Capito ! (Hero a tromcno'nus clapping
of hands took placo among the members. The
Speaker jumped upon his feet, thumped his ivory
weal, and called loudly for order, lie said that for
the last ten ycaro, and ho thought that ever since
Ihe formation of the Guierninent. n. i,.,i ....,..
been such an instance of disorder and contempt of
the rules of the Houn. Tim ' :..
- .... ...... itnumtia crieu
out no, no, ncier, never. Mr Adams resumed and
ll'nnt nn it !. .. . ft
".-same puwfriii . sarcaa r il.
L'I'itcra,ld BJ,'B'"at li Senate,
Bro"Knt up a riiesMo sent lo llin
r ?" , fa",ous la6t ni8'. lo 'cnind Ihe
, i"'61" aPI,roP'H 'H was yet lo bene
f ""i' . r '10,brouB,,t s" ,,is Brett powers at
'," f flay- T1, Senalu '"formed the
i'so ofits. ilutics ! If ever ho felt regret and in-
: " "" 11 as upon Hearing that Mes
sage rrad to the House. If he could have rot an
u""u"".1 "c snouid have moved io have two
members of the Hnu.e appointed to carry back the
message and cist it upon tho floor of Ihe Senate,
telling them that the Houso would receive no inso-
lent triCSSarrctf from Idem. Ho Kahl lint f lir. Son.
ale knew at tho lime that Iho House
was dead j
dflunet. Achilles wat dragging the dead body of
uucior around the walls ol the uaptlol.
Afore Mub 710 Wo find in the Albany Argua
of Friday, the following psra graph:
Drtlruction of the I aland land ojfice al Afoytil
tr Ay a Afob, A correspondent write, from May.
wile, Chaulsuque county, on Sunday morning, 7th
inst, a fullottr:
"The Holland LanJ Company', office, at this
place, wis deatroyed by a mob list night. ,JMt
of ih book. anJ papers were hurnt and de.lroy.
A letier from ihe Postmaster at We stfield, dstrd
St.. m.t (Mftaui, ,b9ve tni
drcomst.necs, wbid. we hsve no lime t. c' f
'nn riper. ' )
Tint is Irgitunate criniequrnw of the "rarai
nan conentinn,M which have brn held where
ihe lands of iho llolsnd Company lie, and in which
men of all parties seemed emulout to figure.
Illi Conffrcii Inf Sc.ihIoii.
IN SENATE Friday, Feb. 6, 1S30.
.Mr Hrnton from tho commitlro of military af
fair, to whom a referred that portion of the Prct
dent', sjiccial mrsrige on tho subject of our rela
tions with Frrncc, reported a bill authorising tho
approbation of various sums of money In the a
niount of nearly g2.000.000 for tho repair of ccr
tain fortifications. Head tnd ordered to n second
Mr Tipton introduced the following rcMdutiotis :
Hesuhed, That tho committro on niilitar alTuirn
bo instructed to inquire whether tho army" is suffi
ciently numerous for tho duties they are required
to perform and for tho occupation of our various
Koolvcd, tlso, That tho committee nn military
affairs inquire and report to tho Senate, whether in
their opinion the pay and emolument!! lo the otTi
cers of the army U sufficient compensation for Iho
services they are required to poiform.
The bill from the House, providing for hc pay
and expenses of Cong. em uas read twice, by utian
i.iious innscnt, and referred to the comttiiiue on
The bill for the relinquishment of every six
teenth land section for the use of the public sclivuls
and the substitution of other lauds in lieu t hotel",
was ordeted to be ctijjrosncd fur a third leading.
HOUSE Mr Iteyuuliln moved the susphiisioii
of iho rules in order tu otl'ur a resolution, to the
following nflei't :
Hcsidvcd, That the House of Representatives, in
regard tu thu exreutiuttof this treaty of July -lth,
1831, by France, do approve of the recommenda
tion of the President, that the entrance of French
vessels into Iho ports of the United States and the
importation of Ficnch products, he prohihiicd.
The motion was put and ngrtqd lo Yeas 1 10,
Noes not counted.
Mr Hamiigan moved to suspend the rules in ordei
to instruct thu select committee of twenty four, ap
pointed yesterduy, on the subject of pay nnd mile
age, to make tho following inquiries :
"First Into the expediency of removing thu
seat of the Federal Got eminent from Washington
to Cincinnati or Louisville.
"Second Into the propriety of so amending the
Rules of the House, us to cause u list of the absen
tees whenever the yeas and nays aro taken, to he
entered on the Journal?, and published as part of
cacn day s proceedings in the morning papers
' hird t)f compelling all members who may
hereafter absent themselves, during the sittings of
the House, on visits to their homes and families, or
for the purpose of attending their practice in the
courts of this District and tho adjacent States, to
rciinqiiisiung tueir pay during the period of sucl
"Fourth Of requiring a relinquishment, in like
manner, of their compensation, from members du
ring tho timo lost from the business of the House
in excursions to the neighboring citicn, or in plea
"i.uiii mi en anil llio Nilrruiitiflmjr
"").UI "" ouy oiucr cause whatever, except
oii.iih;ob uuu I in: orucr 01 I He MOtlCC.
"Fifth Of establishing a rule to prevent mem
bers from drawing their pay up to thu close of lli.
session, who leave s-cvera! days prior to the adjourn
ment." un motion ot .Mr Williams, of N. C. tl.n mnii,,,.
to suspend tho rules for the purpose indicated, was
1JIU UJI UIU lllUICt
ft - f 1 1
iur ingcr.'oii, irom tho committee on wnvs -ind
means, rcportad a bill to repeal certain provisions
of an act entitled an net to alter the several sets
imposing dutieB ori imports, passed July 4, 1632;
n-au lili; uuu CUUHIUlied.
JIo.ni.at, Feb. 8,
.win. ,ir weosicr, irom the coinmiltce nn
Finance, reported without amendment, the bill
making appropriations in part, for Ihe nupport o!
juiciiiiiiuiiuur mo year loou,
uuum. j ne House was occupied tho whole
day until ! 5 o'clock, in a discussion and succession
u questions nrlfmg upon Iho lesolution, moved by
Mr Pinckriey, of South Carolina, on Thursday last.
Una resolution was published in our lnnt.l
The result of tho day's proceedings on this sub-
wu umi ,ne qacMion was taken separately or
three divisions of this reoolmion. tu thr u nr.i. ri.
tricl of Columbia," inchsicr, and carried, by yeas
and nays by largo majorities-. After which the re-
imiiiiing portion ol the resolution wag agreed to.
The message Irnm tho President concerning the
mcuiai on was then read, and referred to the com-
iiiiuco or. i- oreigti Jte ations nml ,1m u,.... ...i
. , ..... uuov tu-
.,,,.,, , Turshat, Feb. 0.
hh.N A I L-On Tuesday, the bill making appru
pr.at.oni in part, for the support of Government ifor
the year 1830, was read a third time and passed.
Mr bhcplcy oflered tho following resolution
which was considered nnd agreed to.
Resolved, That tho committee on the Judiciary
be instructed lo inquire into the expediency of pro
hibiting by law, all persons recriving salaries as
officers and clerks in the two houses of Congress
from acting at agents or receiving iu any in.tancc
a compensation Tor services rendered to persons or
tu their agents having claims against the United
Mr Linn oflered the following resolution, which
lies ono day for consideration :
Resolved, That Iho Socreterv or War l. .!;,!
ted to send to the Senate tho official report of the
.-r.um.i ol ie urmc(l MatWi Dragoons under '.he
comi.isn,! or Col. Dodge, during the last summer
o mc uocfcy .iioiinlains, with Ihe journal and maps
accompanying said journal, making such a change
on tho maps ns will show iho pomlion of the d?r.
icrcm inoian tube, situated on tho frontiers of Lou
isianj, Arkansas, Missouri, and Ihe North Weal
nrMf'inT"' Can,b'e,eS. from the commluw
ftrl" M TdH ..Wi-T Pen.l..
a i .ii . " ? K"v wuucu hiac-: and
cu.nmi..in:" t; . . "7, r1'" ?nd. ic or u,e
S Ulll I I lltru.K.I
v n'cninxing ruod.
r .11 S f t T1 '',oct'cJo(l t consider, in com
b Lk.nl whoeoVU ,U,C of U"K". tl-e
U Z'SWlZVto I'? .' "cc of
I.. ., ""'- "b j var Mr Miller
the thtir wit , uhirh ,. . , ...
itir with uhich llin ,.r-..i:
wai received from tha
SENATE. A metsago
President uftho United States, rnclwins a retiort
from tho Secretary of War, in reply to a trualu
ton of ihe Srnato railing1 for Information on the sub
ject of hostilities in Florida; which uaa refv-rred to
the Committro on Military AlTsim.
Mn. RKNTON'S RESOLUTIONS.
The Senate rciumed the consideration of .Mr.
Ronton' Resolution., proposing to appiupriate the
surplus rovenuo to fortiflcationt, he.
Tho aubjict was postponed until lotnorrow.
Mr Clay then mid tho Committee on Ptndun
Relsljnn were desirous to ascertain the genuine
ness of the letter of the Due do Itroglio to M, P
gcot ; and hn had addressed a letter lo tho Sec
retary of State, which, with llio reply, hr dcslicdto
Iny on tho table, and moved tho printing; whloli as
TiiiraiuAr, Feb. 11,
Mr Davis, on leave, introdurd a joint resolution,
to authorize thu Srcretary of War tu rceivo ad
dilioual evidence in favor of the claims of Maa.a
rhiisetts, for services rendered in tho late war.vvliich
was read twice, and referred to tho Committee on
Mr Tjlcr muved that the upceitl order bopost
poticil till Moo'jy, for the purpose of taking up
the hill fur thu iclief of tho several Corporations
uftho District of CuluuiLin, and the nioliuti wan
The debate on lliU bill roiuumcd tho day, when
the hill was recommitted to the Committee on tha
District of Columbia. Adjourned.
Wkhmuiiuy', Feb. 10.
HOUSE. On motion of Mr Cntn'oreleng, thu
House reiolvcd itself into a Comuiittco of the
whole on tho stato uftho Union, (Mr .Miller iu the
Tho consideration of the hill making apprnpna
lions fur the nuval service uftho United Slate for
the year 18U0,was resumed nnd considered until tho
Trn.-nin.vT, Feb, 1 1.
Mr Paltun. from the Committee on Territoru
reported a hill to r.tablish iho Territory of Vicoi,.
sin; read twice nnd committed.
The resolution herntufore nllcrrd by Mr Mssori
of Vn., nnd IIiofo olfercd by Jlr Adams, celling up
on the proper officers of the Government for a
statement of the duties on wines and silks of French
importation, which have nrrived rineo the passage
of the act of July 14, 1832, and of the amount
which would have been chargeable mi the samo im
portations under the revenue laws, aa they existed
at the lime of the passage of (ho above mentioned
act; also calling for the awards made by thu Com.
missioncr of the French Treaty, and the nmouci
uf each; also for copies of the Treaty and all thu
communications made in respect to it, in tho
French language ; and for certuin instructions to
Mr Livingston ot tho time of his appointment a;
minister, and copies uf his letters to the Secrtliuy
of State of Oct. 4th, 1833, Nov. 22d, 1934 Dec.
Oth, 1831, end Dec. 22d, 1834, not heretofore
communicated to Congress, wcro considered ami
The following Resolution, reported yesterday,
from tho Committee on Manufactures, was consid
ered and agreed to :
Resolved, That tho Secretary of the Trea.ury
bo directed to transmit to this llonso the tablet in.
dirnted in a note tu hi annual report, showing tlm
progrets in tho cultivation and manufacture of cot-
ton it, tho United Stoles and in other countries.
Also, showing the comparative quantity and value,
of exports and imports of cotton and cotton man
ufactures in the United Slates and other conn,
The House then resolved ittelfinto a Committee
of tho whole on the elate ol'tho Unioii,(Mr AliUcr in
The Commitico resumed the cwisiderniion of
tho Rill making appropiiations for the Naval Ser
vice for tho ycur 1830, Ihe pending question being
on the motion of Mr Bell to - reduce the appropria
tion for tl.c Navy Yard at Portsmouth, N. 11. Trem
07,000 to 33,500 dollar.
Mr Pearce, of Rhode I.land addiesaed the Com
mittee, ot great length, ou iho subject or Naval
Mr Cushing followed in reply. Mr C. ropliud,
with considerable piquancy, tu some remarks madu
the other day by Mr Hardin, of Kentucky, nn thu
oiibject orexpenditurcs on the uca-boardiir the ben
efit of tlie Atlantic State.
Mr Hardin explained and replied, with lib usual
sharpness, at the same time declaring ilmt nothing
was farther from his thoughts than to immito any
improper interestednoss, in their votet, to the rep
rcsciitativeu from Iho sea bond.
Mr Gushing briefly rejoined.
An individual in ihr; south gallery, applauded
.Mr C.'s re-marks.
Mr Reed moved that the gallery bs ehircd but
withdrew- his motion.
Mr Hannegan renewed the motion, and in.istcd
that the gallery should bo cleared of all nersons.
except the ladies.
I ho commitico rose ond reported progress.
The Speaker having resumed the chair, ordered
lh galloiy lo bo cleared.
Mr Mason moved that the individual mt-l,, ..
d'sturbance, betaken into custody; and
renjing tins moiioti me Home adj.
Thefollowing committees have been atuiolr.iff.i i.
the Speakerin pursuance of order, of the House of
Nelrrl Committee On Ike mh'ect ur th. ..)...):,:
tloteryinthc Metric! ofCutuinliu. fu,f u n-.,.
7v 'f "-)-'es.r. I'tnckney.Hamer. Pierce,
ofN IL, Ird, Jarvis.OweoH.Mohlenberg.Droin
goole, and Turnll.
Select CummiUu on the ,uKjte4 of the pay and
mileage tftntudKrtorCu-r.......i.i. .
fund afihe too ,u,.-Mer.. Rencher, F.irCeld
, M-rcnricll, Toucy, Pearco, R. Vt.,
. K. t oiler. Dirkroin ll..;., '
fer Hopktn, Manning Glascock, undorwood. John-?f,,Jn-.Wi",,0,0y
ltWS. Kinn.rd, Roy
liisou0, m"'! htla0- L'"' on, of
n0V?ienU We IIUh Hock (Ar
kansa.) G.xelte of the 12th January, itate. that
ho Camanches, in the .ftr wc.,,, ,)8e',0fn (h,
rtitr they recently made with the U. State. Com-
am ll a'", ind,'r"Ii,iM tho white, are
app ehende. The icon, assigned by tbeso dls.
.reeled '.on. of tlo forest' are, delay mretin,:
Ihom in council-scanty tubiistenco afjurdm3 then
- ho Kiiunousne.srr the U!.n tor.,m KtaU u
eittnbutinj ji'eeqlr. Uc.