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The bill for the relief of Thomas L. Ogden, and others, was again taken up, and, after some further debate, in which Mr. VAN BUREN zealously supported the claim, the bill was ordered to a third reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill to authorize the issuing of letters patent to Adolphus G. Trott; which was read, and ordered to be passed to a second reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill allowing fees to the District Attorney of Missouri; which was read.
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The Senate proceeded to consider, as in committee of the whole, the bill allowing fees to the District Attorney of Missouri, when, after some debate, in which Messrs. VAN BUREN, BARTON, EATON, and BENTON, took part, the bill was, on motion of Mr. Eaton, ordered to lie on the table.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill abolishing imprisonment for debt, reported the same.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom the resolution was referred, authorizing the purchase of a certain number of copies of the Journals of Congress, from 1774 to 1788, reported it without amendment.
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On motion of Mr. VAN BUREN, who wished to give some gentlemen further opportunity of examining the case, who desired to participate in the discussion of it, the report on the petition of the New England Mississippi Land Company was postponed until tomorrow.
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented a memorial from the Chamber of Commerce in New York, praying that a department may be established connected with the custom house, to attend to that portion of the business which related to drawbacks. Referred to the Secretary of the Treasury.
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented the petition of Waters Smith, Marshal of East Florida, and John M. Hanson, Marshal for the Middle District of Florida, praying that an act may be passed, defining their official powers and duties. Referred.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, pursuant to instructions of the 8th inst. reported a bill for the relief of Ebenezer Oliver and others, which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill to alter the term of the District Courts of the United States, in the Western District of Virginia, reported it without amendment.
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented the petition of sundry aliens, residents in the District of Columbia, praying certain alterations in the law respecting naturalization. Referred.
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Mr. VAN BUREN gave notice that he should, on Tuesday next, submit a resolution to amend the Constitution in relation to Roads and Canals;
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The following standing Committees were announced as having been appointed by the Chair, viz: . . . On the Judiciary.–Messrs. Van Buren, Holmes, Rowen, Berrien, Mills
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Mr. VAN BUREN gave notice that he should, tomorrow, ask leave to introduce a bill to alter the time of holding the District Court in the Northern District of the State of New York.
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Agreeably to notice, Mr. VAN BUREN asked, and having obtained leave, introduced a bill “to alter the time of holding the District Court, in the Northern District of the State of New York;” which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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The Senate then proceeded, as in committee of the whole, to consider the bill to alter the time of holding the District Court in the Northern District of the State of New York. Mr. VAN BUREN briefly explained the object and grounds of the bill; after which, it was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the same committee, made an unfavorable report on the petition of Ebenezer Oliver and others.
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented the memorial of Enrico Causici, sculptor, praying that an additional appropriation may be made, to enable him to proceed to execute, in marble, an allegorical group, for the use of the Senate Chamber, which he has modelled in plaster, under an appropriation heretofore made by Congress for that purpose. Referred to the select committee appointed on the letter from Rembrandt... Continue Reading
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented the petition of William Smith, one of the heirs and representatives of Francis Cazeau, praying indemnity for sacrifices and services during the Revolutionary war. Referred.
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The Senate then proceeded to consider the resolutions submitted on Tuesday, by Mr. VAN BUREN, relative to amending the Constitution, on the subject of Roads and Canals. Mr. VAN BUREN moved to lay them on the table; expressing his intention of calling them up at an early day; which was agreed to.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, in expressing his preference, yesterday, for the judicial system proposed by "the gentleman from Virginia," referred to the plan of Mr. TAZEWELL, and not, as was erroneously supposed, to that of Mr. BARBOUR. To the latter he entertained objections of the most decided character. Having misstated Mr. Van Buren's meaning in the particular, we subjoin a fuller report of his remarks on... Continue Reading
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