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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.
The Committee on Enrolled Bills, having examined 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;” and the bill, entitled “An act to prevent the exportation of goods not duly inspected according to the laws of the several states,” and found them correct; and the Speaker having affixed his signature thereto,...
The House of Representatives agree to all the amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act to promote the progress of useful arts,” except the tenth; to which they do not agree; The President of the United States did, on the 2d of April, approve of, and affixed his signature to, “An act to prevent the exportation of goods not duly inspected according to the laws of the several...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act further to suspend part of an act, 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;” in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives do adhere to their disagreement to the amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act to provide for the remission or mitigation of fines, forfeitures, and penalties, in certain cases;” They do concur in the bill, entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States,” with sundry amendments, to which they request the...
The House of Representatives have receded from such of their amendments to the bill, entitled “An act for the punishment of certain crimes against the United States,” as were disagreed to by the Senate; and do concur with the Senate in the amendment to their amendment on the said bill; The President of the United States did, on the 15th instant, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of a certain description of officers therein mentioned,” in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives agree to the amendments of the Senate, to the bill, entitled “An act for regulating the military establishment of the United States,” with an amendment to the 8th amendment of the 5th section, by inserting the words “twenty-four,” instead of “eighteen,” proposed by the Senate to be inserted. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act supplemental to the act for establishing the salaries of the executive officers of government, with their assistants and clerks; ” A bill, entitled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, books, and other writings, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to allow compensation to John Ely, for his attendance as a physician and surgeon on the prisoners of the United States;” and a bill, entitled “An act to prescribe the mode in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings, in each state, shall be authenticated, so as to take effect in every other state;” in which they...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to authorize the issuing of certificates to a certain description of invalid officers,” in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives recede from their amendments to the bill, entitled “An act for the government of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio,” and agree to the amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures and penalties accruing under the revenue laws, in certain cases therein mentioned.” Printed...
The House of Representatives have passed the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act for giving effect to the act therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina, and to amend the said act,” with amendments; in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate; I am directed to bring to the Senate several enrolled bills, which have been signed by the Speaker of the House of...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for finally adjusting and satisfying the claims of Frederick William de Steuben,” to which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have proceeded to reconsider such of their amendments to the bill sent from the Senate, entitled “An act for giving effect to the act therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina, and to amend the said act,” as were disagreed to by the Senate, and have Resolved , That a conference be desired with the Senate, on the subject matter of the said...
The House of Representatives have agreed to all the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, books, and other writings, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned;” They do recede from their first amendment to the bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to...
The House of Representatives have agreed to the report of the joint committee appointed to consider and report their opinion on the question, when, according to the constitution, the terms for which the President, Vice President, Senators, and Representatives, have been respectively chosen, shall be deemed to have commenced; and have appointed a committee to report a bill pursuant to the last...
The House of Representatives do adhere to their second amendment to the bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to the act therein mentioned, in respect to the state of North Carolina, and to amend the said act.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The House of Representatives have agreed to all the amendments to the resolve “respecting certain arrearages of pay due to the non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the late Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina lines;” The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Thomas Jenkins and company;” a bill, entitled “An act for giving effect to an...
I am directed to inform the Senate, that the President of the United States did, on the 26th of May, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act to prescribe the mode in which the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings, in each state shall be authenticated, so as to take effect in every other state;” and “An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures and penalties...
The House of Representatives disagree to the amendment proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act providing the means of intercourse between the United States and foreign nations.” Printed Source--Senate Journal.