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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....