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I am commanded by the House of Representatives to bring to the Senate the proceedings of the House on a resolution of the Senate of the 27th of April: Also, to communicate to the Senate the appointment of the Reverend William Lynn, D. D. to be one of the Chaplains to Congress, agreeably to the resolves of the 15th of April. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I am directed to inform the Senate that the President has affixed his signature to a bill, entitled “An act to regulate the time and manner of administering certain oaths,” and has returned it to the House of Representatives, from whence it originated. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed the bill, entitled "An act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares, and merchandises, imported into the United States;" to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for the establishment and support of light-houses, beacons, and buoys.” They have concurred in the amendments proposed by the Senate to a bill, entitled “An act for establishing an Executive Department, to be denominated the Department of Foreign Affairs.” And they have received from the President of the United States an...
The House of Representatives have considered the amendments proposed by the Senate upon the bill, entitled “An act to regulate the collection of the duties imposed by law on the tonnage of ships or vessels, and on goods, wares, and merchandises, imported into the United States,” and have concurred therein. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I am directed to bring to the Senate an enrolled bill, entitled "An act imposing duties on tonnage," which, having been examined by the committee, is signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
A quorum of the House of Representatives have assembled, and are ready to proceed to business. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have appointed Messrs. Gilman, Ames, and Seney, a committee, on their part, to wait on the President of the United States. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have resolved, that two Chaplains, of different denominations, be appointed to Congress for the present session, one by each House, who shall interchange weekly. Printed Source--Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America. 16 vols. (Baltimore: 1972)..
The House of Representatives have agreed to the appointment of a committee on their part, consisting of Messrs. Sherman, Thatcher, Hartley, White, and Jackson, to confer with the committee appointed on the part of the Senate, to consider and report whether or not the business begun previous to the late adjournment of Congress, shall now be proceeded in as if no adjournment had taken place....
The House of Representatives do agree with the Senate in their resolution, that the business unfinished between the two Houses, at the late adjournment, ought to be regarded as if it had not been passed upon by either. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed an act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the State of North Carolina. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
Messrs. Gilman and White, are appointed a Committee for Enrolled Bills, on the part of the House of Representatives, agreeable to the joint rules of the two Houses. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The Speaker having signed the enrolled bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina,” I am directed to bring it to the Senate for the signature of the Vice President. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act providing for the actual enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,” to which they request the concurrence of the Senate; The President of the United States has approved of, and affixed his signature to, “An act for giving effect to the several acts therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina;” and has...
The House of Representatives agree to all the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act for the actual enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,” except the 22d, 23d, 24th, 25th, and 26th; to which they disagree. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The Speaker having signed an enrolled bill, entitled “An act providing for the enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States,” I am directed to bring it to the Senate, for the signature of the Vice President. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to vest in Francis Bailey the exclusive privilege of making, using, and vending to others, punches for stamping the matrices of types, and impressing marks on plates, or any other substance, to prevent counterfeits, upon a principle by him invented, for a term of years;” to which they desire the concurrence of the Senate; The...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to establish a uniform rule of naturalization;” to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to provide for the remission or mitigation of fines, forfeitures, and penalties, in certain cases;” to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to promote the progress of useful arts;” also, a bill, entitled “An act for increasing the salaries of clerks in the office of the commissioners for settling accounts between the United States and individual states;” to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety;” to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have agreed to the amendment proposed by the Senate, to the bill, entitled “An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have concurred in all the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety,” except the last, in which they concur with an amendment, as follows: “To Gifford Dally, door-keeper to the House of Representatives, one hundred and ninety-two dollars, and...
The House of Representatives recede from their amendment to the last amendment of the Senate on the bill, entitled “An act making appropriations for the support of government, for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety,” and concur in the amendment of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives disagree to the amendment of the Senate, upon the bill, entitled “An act to provide for the remission or mitigation of fines, forfeitures, and penalties, in certain cases;” and request a conference on the subject matter of disagreement; and have appointed Messrs. Ames, Huntington, and Jackson, managers of the conference on their part; The Speaker having affixed his...
The House of Representatives have had under consideration the confidential communications from the President of the United States, of the 12th January, to the Senate and House of Representatives, and have passed a bill upon that subject; to which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed another bill upon the subject of the confidential communications made by the President of the United States, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate; They have also passed a bill, entitled “An act to prevent the exportation of goods not duly inspected according to the laws of the several states,” in which they request the concurrence of the...
The House of Representatives have agreed to the amendment of the Senate, to their amendment to the bill, entitled “An act to accept a cession of the claims of the state of North Carolina to a certain district of western territory.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
I am directed to inform the Senate, that the President of the United States did, on the 26th March, affix his signature to “An act making appropriations for the support of government for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety,” and to “An act to establish an uniform rule of naturalization.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.