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AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE TENTH CONGRESS, BEGUN AT THE CITY OF
WASHINGTON, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1808.
Monday, November 7, 1808.
on the President of the United States and noConformably to the act, passed the last session, tify him that a quorum of the two Houses is entitled "An act to alter the time for the next assembled. meeting of Congress," the second session of the A message from the House of Representatenth Congress commenced this day; and the tives informed the Senate that a quorum of the Senate assembled at the City of Washington.
House is assembled and ready to proceed to business; and that the House had appointed a com
mittee on their part, jointly, with the committee GEORGE Clinton, Vice President of the United appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait on States and President of the Senate.
the President of United States and notify him Nicholas Gilman and Nanum PARKER, from that a quorum of the two Houses is assembled. New Hampshire.
Resolved, That each Senator be supplied, durTIMOTHY PICKERING, from Massachusetts. ing the present session, with three such newspa
James Hillhouse and Chauncey GOODRICH, pers, printed in any of the States, as he may from Connecticut.
choose, provided that the same be furnished at BENJAMIN HOWLAND and Elisha Mathewson, the usual rate for the annual charge of such pafrom Rhode Island.
pers; and, provided, also, that if any Senator STEPEN R. BRADLEY and JONATHAN Robin- shall choose to take any newspapers other than son, from Vermont.
daily papers, he shall be supplied with as many SAMUEL L. Mirchill and Join Smith, from such papers as shall not exceed the price of three New York
daily papers. John Condit and Aaron Kitchel, from New The President communicated a resolution and Jersey.
memorial of the House of Representatives of the Samuel Maclay, from Pennsylvania. Mississippi Territory, signed by the Speaker, SAMUEL White, from Delaware.
praying an extension of the time for payment of William B. Giles, from Virginia.
ihe first instalment for the purchase of lands, due JAMES TURNER, from North Carolina. January, 1809; also, praying that a bill under. Thomas Summer and John GAILLARD, from consideration in the House of Representatives at South Carolina.
their last session, for establishing a Federal court William H. CRAWFORD, from Georgia. in that district, should not pass into a law, for BOCKNER THRUSTON and John Pope, from reasons mentioned in the memorial ; wbich was
read and ordered to lie for consideration. DANIEL SMITH, from Tennessee.
Resolved, That JAMES MATHERS, Sergeant-alEDWARD Tiffin, from Ohio.
Arms and Doorkeeper to the Senate, be, and he JAMES LLOYD, Jun., appointed a Senator by the is hereby, authorized to employ one assistant and Legislature of the State of Massachusetts, to sup- iwo horses, for the purpose of performing such ply the place of John Quincy Adams, resigned, services as are usually required by the Doortook his seal in the Senate, and produced his keeper to the Senate; and that the sum of twentycredentials, which were read, and the oath pre- eight dollars be allowed him weekly for that purscribed by law was administered to him. pose, to commence with, and remain during the
Ordered, That the Secretary acquaint the session, and for twenty days after. House of Representatives that a quorum of the On motion, by Mr. Bradley, Senate is assembled and ready to proceed to bu- Resolved, That two Chaplains, of different desiness; and that Messrs. Bradley and Pope be nominations, be appointed to Congress during the a committee on the part of the Senate, together present session, one by each House, who shall with such committee as may be appointed by the interchange weekly. House of Representatives on their part, to wait Mr. BRADLEY reported, from the joint commit