Mr. Van Buren, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Anna Dubord, wife of Joseph Antonio de Reano, reported a bill to permit Anna Dubord to bring certain slaves into the State of Louisiana; which was read, and passed to a second reading.
Mr. Van Buren, from the select committee to whom was committed the bill, entitled "an act authorizing the comptroller to loan to the general government a sum of money sufficient to pay off the militia of this state, who have been ordered into the service of the United States," reported as follows, to wit: THAT from the best information the committee have been able to obtain, and which they think... Continue Reading
Mr. Van Buren, from the select committee to whom were referred certain resolutions, with the recitals preceding the same, adopted by the honorable the Assembly, on the second day of March, 1813, relating to the creation and support of a Navy. To the high sense which the hon. the Assembly entertain of the valour and heroism, displayed by our seamen; to the justice and propriety of rewarding that... Continue Reading
In the Senate of the United States, May the 8th, 1832, it was “Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be prepared and laid before the Senate, at the commencement of the next session of Congress, a plan for the re-organization of the Treasury Department, with a view to simplify the forms of settling and keeping the accounts, and of rendering them more... Continue Reading
The Senate of the United States, on the 26th day of June last, “Resolved, That the petition of Mary O’Sullivan, widow and executrix of John O’Sullivan, deceased, with the documents accompanying the same, be referred to the Secretary of the Treasury, and that he be directed to make a detailed report, together with his opinion thereon, to the next session of Congress.” In compliance therewith, the... Continue Reading