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retary of the Treasury for distribution to the military and commercial marine navigating that coast. On the question to agree to the motion as modified,

{Yeas .H

On motion by Mr. Bayard The yeas and nays being ordered by one-fifth of the Senators present, Those who voted in the affirmative are,

Messrs. Borland, B rod head, Dodge of Wisconsin, Dodge of Iowa, Everett, Fitzpatrick, Foot, Gwin, Houston, Jones of Iowa, Mallory, Pettit, Rusk, Sebastian, Seward, Shields, Soula, Stuart, Walker, Weller, Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are,

Messrs Atchison, Atherton, Bayard, Bright, Butler, Chase Clayton, Douglas, Evans, Hunter, Mason, Norris, Pearce, Smith, Sumner, Thompson of Kentucky, Toucey.

So the motion as modified was agreed to.

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Priming, to whom was referred the motion of Mr. Houston to print 10,000 additional copies of the report of the Select Committee on Frands and Abuses, reported in favor of printing the same.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution yesterday submitted by Mr. Chase, respecting the executive sessions of the Senate; and

After debate,

On motion by Mr. Mason,

Ordered, That the further consideration of the resolution be postponed until to-morrow.

Mr. Mason, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom was referred, the 4thinstaut,the nomination of John Elias Warren, reported. Whereupon

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to his appointment, agreeably to the nomination.

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom were referred, the 5th instant, the nominations of George W. Lippett, Alexander Barclay, D. Walker, and Edward Pickett, reported.

Whereupon

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of the said persons, agreeably to their nominations respectively.

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on the Jndiciary, to whom were referred, the 5th instant, the nominations of William H. Welch, Andrew G. Chatfield, and Moses Sherburne, reported.

Whereupon

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of the said persons, agreeably to their nominations respectively.

Mr. Stuart, from the Committee on the Jndiciary, to whom was referred, the 5th instant, the nomination of Isaac S. K. Ogier, reported; and,

On motion by Mr. Gwin, Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Borland, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred, the 5th instant, the nomination of Lysander W. Babbitt, reported.

Whereupon

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to his appointment, agreeably to the nomination.

The Senate proceeded to consider the nomination of Charles RJordan; and

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to his appointment, agreeably to the nomination.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the nomination of O. C. Pratt; and,

On morion by Mr. Douglas,

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

The following messHges were received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Webster, his secretary:

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John E. Hunt to be deputy postmaster at Toledo, Ohio, in place of Hezekiah D. Mason, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I hereby nominate James Kelley to be deputy postmaster at Covington, in the county of Kenton, State of Kentucky, in place of Benjamin Young, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I hereby nominate Joseph McCormick to be deputy postmaster at Baton Rouge, parish of East Feliciana, State of Louisiana, in place of John C. La None, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I hereby nominate W. S. Pickett to be deputy postmaster at Maysville, in the county of Mason, State of Kentucky, in place of Eli DAnderson, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6,1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Charles I. Gray to be deputy postmaster at Newark, New Jersey, in the place of Rodney Wilbur, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I hereby nominate William P. Morrison to be deputy postmaster at Newark, in the county of Licking, State of Ohio, in place of William Richards, resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Lewis P. Close to be deputy postmaster at Saratoga Springs, New York, in place of Samuel Pitkin, deceased.

FRANKLTN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate William D. Quin to be deputy postmaster at Paterson, New Jersey, in place of William Dickey, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April, 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Daniel Stephens to be deputy postmaster at Elmira, New York, in place of Henry H. Matthew, who has resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I hereby nominate George Panl to be deputy postmaster at Iowa City, in the county of Johnson, State of Iowa, in place of Anson Hart, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Semite of the United Scates:

I nominate Samuel M. Chambers to be deputy postmaster at Jersey City, New Jersey, in place of David Smith, the preseut incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate oj the United States:

I nominate William A. Benjamin to be deputy postmaster at Trenton, New Jersey, in place of John S. McCully, the present incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIEUCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Robert L. Clow to be deputy postmaster at Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, in place of Abram Stryker, the preseut incumbent.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Chamber, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Solomon W. Downs to be collector of the customs for the district of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, vice George C. Lanrason, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Thomas C. Porter to be surveyor for the district and inspector of the revenue for the port of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, vice William Christy, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Joseph Genois to be naval officer for the district of New Orleans, in the Sfc'ite of Louisiana, vice Manuel I. Garcia, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate D. A. Smalley to be collector of customs for the district of Vermont and inspector of the revenue for the port of Alburg, in the State of Vermont, vice Albert L. Catlin, removed.

. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Stephen Willets to be collector of the customs for the district of Little Egg Harbor and inspector of the revenue for the port of Tuckerton,in the State of New Jersey, vice"John D. Thompson, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Henry B. Smith to be collector of the customs for the district of Champlain and inspector of the revenue for the port of Plattsburgh, in the State of New York, vice Oliver D. Peabody, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 5, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Alfred Fox to be collector of the customs for the district and inspector of the revenue for the port of Cape Vincent, in the State of New York, vice Gideon S. Sacket, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 5, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Edward S. Hough to be collector of the customs for the district of Alexandria, in the State of Virginia, vice Joseph Eaches, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 5th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate William D. Starr to be collector of the customs for the district of Middletown, in the State of Connecticut, vice Samuel Cooper, resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Josiah Riley to be collector of the customs for the district of Miami, and inspector of the revenue for the port of Toledo, in the State of Ohio, vice Charles W. Hill, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate James R. Thompson to be surveyor and inspector of the revenue tor the port of Town Creek, in the State of Maryland, vice John B. Abell, resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John D. Field, jr., to be assayerof the branch of the mint of the United States at Dahlonega, in the State of Georgia, vice M. F. Stephenson, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 2d, 1>53.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate A. J. Guirot to .be coiner of the branch of the mint of the United States at New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, vice A. Devall, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6fh, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Charles Bienvener to be superintendent of the branch of the mint of the United States at New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, vice Robert M. McAlpin, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate F. D. Kohler to be United States assayer in California, in pursuance of the provisions of the act of the 30th of September, 1850, vice Augustus Humbert, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Thomas F. Bayard to be attorney of the United States for the district of Delaware, in place of P. Sheward Johnson, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Mandeville Marigny to be marshal of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana, in the place of William S. Scott, whose commission has expired.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

April 6th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Julins N. Granger, of the State of New York, to be recorder of the General Land Office, in place of E. S. Terry, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, April 6th, 1853.

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