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The bill to provide for the adjustment of claims to land in the States of Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Alabama, and the Territories of Florida and Arkansas, being taken up, was, on motion of Mr. VAN BUREN, ordered to lie on the table.
The bill to authorize the cancelling of a certain bond therein mentioned, was read a second time. Mr. KING asked for an explanation of the bill. Mr. VAN BUREN called for the reading of the petition, which he said would fully explain the object of the bill. The petition having been read, Mr. V.B. made a few explanatory remarks.