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In obedience to the Order of the House of Representatives, I do myself the honor to transmit to you, their Resolution of this date, on the subject of an assay of foreign Coins. With the most perfect consideration, I am Sir, Your most obedient, and very humble Servant LB , DLC:GW . The House of Representatives resolved on 29 Nov. “That the P resident of the U nited S tates be requested to cause...
The House of Representatives have agreed to the amendment of the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act further to provide for the payment of the invalid pensioners of the United States;” They disagree to the first and second amendments of the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act to establish the Post Office and post roads within the United States;” they disagree to the first amendment in the...
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 President of the United States did, on the 31st of May, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned;” They have agreed to the conference proposed by the Senate, on the bill, entitled “An act providing the means of...
The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives that he did, on the 11th instant, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act declaring the assent of Congress to certain acts of the states of Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations;” to “An act for the relief of disabled soldiers and seamen, lately in the service of the United States, and...
I am directed to inform the Senate, that the President of the United States did, on the 4th of June, 1790, approve of, and affix his signature to, “An act for finally adjusting and satisfying the claims of Frederick William de Steuben;” to “An act for giving effect to an act, entitled ‘An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States within the State of North Carolina;” and to “An...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act to enable the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, on continental establishment, to obtain titles to certain lands lying north-west of the river Ohio, between the Little Miami and Sciota;” The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed several enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate, for the...
The House of Representatives have resolved, that they do insist on their disagreement to some, and recede therefrom to other, amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill, entitled “An act to provide more effectually for the settlement of the accounts between the United States and the individual states;” The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives, that he...
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...
Resolved, that the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before this House, a statement of the gross sum of money, which has been advanced by the United States, in making presents to the Creek and Cherokee Indians, since the treaty made at New York; also, all expences incurred, and sums of money expended in making the said treaty. LB , DLC:GW . The Treaty of New York,...
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 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 Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed several enrolled bills, I am directed to bring them to the Senate for the signature of the Vice President; The House of Representatives have “resolved, that Messrs. Gilman, White, and Smith, of South Carolina, be a committee, to join with such committee as the Senate shall appoint, to wait on the President of the United States, and...
The House of Representatives recede from their disagreement to the amendment last proposed by the Senate, to the last clause of the section to follow section sixty first of the bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and, also, upon spirits distilled within the...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act authorizing the President of the United States to cause the debt due to foreign officers to be paid and discharged;” Also, the bill, entitled “An act to continue in force, for a limited time, an act passed at the first session of Congress, entitled ’An act to regulate processes in the courts of the United States;” in which they...
The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives, that he hath, on this day, approved of, and affixed his signature to, “An act making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States;” to “An act to enable the officers and soldiers of the Virginia line, on continental establishment, to obtain titles to certain lands lying northwest of the river...
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 Representatives of the people of the United States present their congratulations on the event by which your fellow citizens have attested the pre-eminence of your merit. You have long held the first place in their esteem: you have often received tokens of their affection. You now possess the only proof that remained of their gratitude for your services, of their reverence for your wisdom,...
The Representatives of the people of the United States, in meeting you for the first time since you have been again called by an unanimous suffrage to your present station, find an occasion which they embrace, with no less sincerity than promptitude, for expressing to you their congratulations on so distinguished a testimony of public approbation; and their entire confidence in the purity &...
The House of Representatives, who always feel a satisfaction in meeting you, are much concerned that the occasion for mutual felicitation, afforded by the circumstances favorable to the national prosperity, should be abated by a continuance of the hostile spirit of many of the Indian tribes; and particularly, that the reiterated efforts for effecting a general pacification with them, should...
The House of Representatives calling to mind the blessings enjoyed by the people of the United States, and especially the happiness of living under constitutions and laws, which rest on their authority alone, could not learn with other emotions than those you have expressed, that any part of our fellow Citizens should have shewn themselves capable of an insurrection. And we learn, with the...