페이지 이미지
PDF
ePub

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate William B. Barry, of Ohio, to be consul of the United States for the port of Matamoros, in Mexico, in the place of James F. Waddell, recalled.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, 21 February, 1854.
The messages were read.

Ordered, That the nominations of Thomas Purse, Thomas Bacon, and William B. Barry be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mr. Mason submitted the following resolution; which was considered, by unanimous consent, and agreed to:

Resolved, That the President of the Senate be directed to address a note on behalf of the Senate to each Senator, putting the following interrogatories:

1st. Whether he has any information which will enable the Senate to ascertain in what way, or by whose instrumentality, the treaty with Mexico, and that with Great Britain relating to copyright, and the amendment to the latter offered by a Senator from Massachusetts, or either of them, which are now depending before the Senate, have been disclosed in violation of the thirty-ninth rule and been published in the public journals.

2d. Whether he has any information which will enable the Senate to ascertain in what way or by whose instrumentality the debates in the Senate and the remarks made in debate by individual Senators, whilst the Senate was in executive session on the nomination of George N. Sanders as consul at London, were in like maiiner disclosed in violation of the rules of the Senate and been published in said journals; and that at the end of one week after the date of said note he communicate the replies that are received to the same to the Senate in executive session.

Mr. Everett preseuted the memorial of E. H. Higgins and sixty-four other citizens of Massachusetts remonstrating against the ratification of the international copyright treaty with Great Britain.

Ordered, That it lie on the table.

Mr. Weller submitted the following motion for consideration:

"That the injunction of secrecy be removed from the proceedings of the Senate on the nomination of George N. Sanders."

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom were referred, the 8th instant, the following treaties with the Indians therein mentioned, reported them severally without amendment, to wit:

Article of a treaty with the Camanche and Kiowa and Apache tribes or nations of Indians inhabiting the territory south of the Arkansas River.

Stipulations of a treaty with the bands of the Rogue River tribe of Indians; and

Stipulations of a treaty with the Cow Creek band of Umpqua tribe of Indians.

TUESDAY, February 28, 1854.

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

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate for reappointment to the office of justice of the peace for the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia, James A. Kennedy and Andrew Both well, whose commissions will expire on the 10th of March, 1854.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, 25 February, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Henry K. Hoff to be a commander in the Navy, from the 29th day of November, 1853, vice Commander Henry Bruce, resigned.

Henry Bruce to be a commander in the Navy, from the 8th of September, 1841, to take rank next after Commander .John Marston, there being now a vacancy occasioned by the death of Commander James B. Cooper on the 5th ot February, 1854; this nomination being intended to reinstate Commander Bruce in his former position in the Navy, in resigning which, it has since been ascertained, ''he was acting under an insane delusion."

Robert W. Shufeldt to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 3d of December, 1853, vice Lieutenant Henry K. Hoff, promoted.

Henry K. Stevens to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 15th of January, 1854, vice Lieutenant John A Davis, deceased.

Abner Read to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 17th of February, 1854, vice Lieutenant Edward Higgins, resigned.

Alexander C. Rhind to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 20th of February, 1854, vice Lieutenant John Contee, resigned.

Richard M. Cnyler to be a lieutenant in the Navy, from the 21st of February, 1854, vice Lieutenant J. Fenwick Stenson, resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 21, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Doctor Robert Southgate, of Virginia, for the appointment of assistant surgeon in the Army of the United States, as proposed in the accompanving communication from the Secretary of War.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 23,1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John J. Mahony, of Massachusetts, to be consul of the United States for the city of Algiers, in the place of Henri Struckle", roc til led

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Samuel Tilton marshal of the district of New Hampshire, in the place of Samuel Yarfleld, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25th, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Francis C. Gardiner marshal of the district of Rhode Island, in the place of George W. Jackson, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 28th, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission Laving been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Curtiss Bacon marshal of the district of Connecticut, in the place of Allison A. Pettingill, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25th, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:'

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing John M. Mott marshal of the northern district of the State of Ne"" York, in place of John T. Bush, resigned, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United Sta tes:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing George H. Neldeu marshal for the district of New Jersey, in the place of Robert S. Kennedy, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing John F. Wiley marshal of the eastern district of Virginia, in the place of Thomas S. Hale, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25th, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Jefferson T. Martin marshal of the western district of the State of Virginia, in the place of John Ambler, resigned, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25th, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing John R. Johnson marshal of the district of Georgia, in the place of William H. C. Mills, resigned, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted dnring the recess of the Senate appointing Thomas I. Young marshal for the district of Kentucky, in the place of James S. Speed, resigned, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLLN PIERCE.

Washington, February 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Jabez W. Fitch marshal of the district of Ohio, in the place of Goshorn A. Jones, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANK. PIERCE.

Washington, February 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted during the recess of the Senate appointing Joseph M. Kennedy marshal of the eastern district of Louisiana, in the place of Mandevilie Marigny, resigned, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of thu Senate, appointing John L. Robinson marshal for the district of Indiana, in the place of Solomon Meredith, removed, I now nominate said Robinson to the same office.

FRANK. PIERCE.

Washington, February 24, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Thomas S. Bryant marshal of the district of Missouri, in the place of Hiram H. Baber, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Cade M. Godbold marshal of the southern district of the State of Alabama, in the place of Charles Bingham, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United Stales:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing John Quindley marshal of the eastern district of the State of Arkansas, in the place of Luther Chase, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Samuel M. Hays marshal for the western district of Arkansas, in the place of George Knox, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington^ Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Stephen V. R. Ableman marshal of the district of Wisconsin, in the place of Henry R. Elkins, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Lanrel Summers marshal for the district of Iowa, in the place of Stephen B. Shellady, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 24, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Charles Blumner marshal of the United States for the Territory of New Mexico, in the place of Charles S. Rumley, removed, I now nominate said Charles Blumner to the same office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing M. W. Irwin marshal of the United States for the Territory of Minnesota, in the place of Joseph W. Furber, resigned, I now nominate said M. W. Irwin to the same office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE. •

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

A commission having been granted, during the recess of the Senate, appointing Jonah D. Hoover marshal of the District of Columbia, in the place of Richard Wallach, removed, I now nominate him to said office.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, Feb. 25, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate William I. McCulloh, of Louisiana, who was commissioned during the recess of the Senate, to be surveyor-general of the United States for the district of Louisiana, vice J. W. Boyd, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, February 23, 1854.
The messages were read.

Ordered, That the nominations of James A. Kennedy and Andrew Roth well be referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

Ordered, That the nominations for promotions in the Navy be referred to the Committee on Naval Attairs.

Ordered, That the nomination of Robert Southgate be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

« 이전계속 »