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The Miami Indians of Indiana being now represented in Washington by a fully authorized deputation, and having requested the foregoing amendments, the same are binding on them; but these amendments are in no way to affect or impair the stipulations in said treaty contained as to the Miamies west of .the Mississippi, the said amendments being final and not required to be submitted to the Miamies for their consent.

And the sum of two thousand two hundred dollars is hereby directed to be paid to the said Indians residing in the State of Indiana for time employed and money expended in assisting to make this treaty, which may be paid to James T. Miller, their interpreter, and Pyn-yi-oh te-mah, or to either of them, to be divided among said Indians according to justice and equity.

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the said resolution, and unanimously agreed thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary lay the said resolution before the President of the United States. .

FRIDAY, August 4, 1854.

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

To the Senate:

I nominate William H. Emory, of the United States Army, to be commissioner on the part of the United States of America to run the boundary line b'etween the United States and the Mexican Republic, according to the treaty between the two nations entered into the 30th day of December, eighteen hundred and flftv-three.

AuGuST 3, 1854. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John S. Hacker to be surveyor of customs at Cairo, in the State of Illinois.

Washington, August 3, 1854. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

To the Senate:

I nominate William H. Merritt to be surveyor of the port of Dubuque, in the State of lowa.

AuGuST 3, 1854. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

To the Senate:

I nominate William Stotts to be surveyor of the port of Keokuk, in the State of Iowa.

AuGuST 3. 1854. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

The messages were read.

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the nominations of William H. Emory, John S. Hacker, William H. Merritt, and William Stotts; and

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the nominations of Cornelins Vosburgh, Luke Dodge, Isaac Hitchcock, William W. Whitman, Isaiah Tiffany, Henry J. Sedgwick. Asher Torrance, Josiah T. Miller, Charles S. Mooers, Arthur S. Johnson, Hiram A. Beebe, William Seaver, Alanson T. Drake, Elmore P. Ross, and Luther Kelly ; and

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

The Senate then proceeded to consider the nomination of JohnS. Annable; and

Resolved, That the Senate do not advise and consent to the appointment of John S. Aunable to be deputy postmaster at Hndson, New York, vice R. A. Barnard, removed.

The Senate proceeded to consider the nomination of John Scherff; and

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

Mr. Rusk, from the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads, to whom was referred, the 3d instant, the nomination of Henry J. Sickles, reported.

Whereupon

Resolved, That the Senate do not advise and consent to the appointment of Henry J. Sickles to be deputy posi master at Albion, New York, vice John H. Denis, removed.

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom were referred, the 3d instant, the nominations of Aquila Jones, R. H. Lansdale, and Garland Hurt, 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 Commerce, to whom were referred, the 3d instant, the nominations of Paschal Bequette and William A. Buffum, reported.

Whereupon

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

Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred, the 19th May last, the nomination of Edward Hunter, reported.

Whereupon

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

On motion by Mr. Pearee, it was unanimously

Resolved, That the President be requested to return to the Senate the resolution advising and consenting to the appointment of John Scherff to be consul at Mannheim in Baden.

The said resolution having been returned by the President, by Mr. Webster, his secretary,

On motion by Mr. Pearce, that the vote advising and consenting to the appointment of John Scherff be reconsidered,

It was determined in the affirmative.

Whereupon.

Resolved, That the Senate do not advise and conseut to the appointment of Johu Scherff, of Maryland, to be consul of the United States for the city of Mannheim, in Baden, in the place of Johu Reichards, recalled.

The following messages were received from the Presidentof the United States, by Mr. Webster, his secretary:

To the Senate of the United Slates:

I nominate James W. Rhea to be surveyor and inspector of the revenue for the port of Tuscumbia, in the State of Alabama.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, August 4, 1854.

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I hereby nominate to the Senate Henry R. Curtis to be deputy postmaster at Albion, Orleans County, New York, in place of Henry J. Sickles, whose nomination has been rejected by the Senate.

AuGuST 4, 1854. FRANKLIN PIERCE.

The messages were read.

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the nominations of James W. Rhea and Henry R. Curtis; and

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

SATURDAY, August 5, 1854.

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

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Matthew Estes to be surveyor and inspector of the revenue for the port of Shreveport, in the State of Louisiana.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, August 5, 1854.

I nominate John K. Cooke to be deputy postmaster at Portsmouth, Virginia, in place of Charles L. Cocke, deceased.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, D. C., 5th August, 1854.
The messages were read.

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the nominations of Matthew Estes and John K. Cooke; and

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

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

Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to return to the Senate the resolution rejecting the nomination of John S. Anuable to be deputy postmaster at Hndson, New York.

Ordered, That the Secretary lay the said resolution before the" President of the United States.

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

I nominate John S. Annable to be deputy postmaster at Hudson, New York, vice R. A. Barnard, removed.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, D. C., August 5,1854.

The message was read.

On motion by Mr. Bright,

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the said nomination; and

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of John S. Annable, agreeably to the nomination.

Mr. Morton submitted the following resolution for consideration:

Resolved, That the pages of the Senate be allowed and paid the difference between the amount of twenty per cent, received by them on their daily pay and the usual extra allowance of $200 heretofore paid them.

The resolution was read.

EXECUTIVE JOURNAL OF THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

[At the Second Session of the Thirty-third Congress, commencing on the 4th day of December, 1854.]

THURSDAY, December 12, 1854.

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

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Thomas 0. Hunt, of Louisiana, to be receiver of public moneys at Natchitoches, Louisiana, vice I. B. J. Buard, deceased.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, December 5, 1854.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate the officers named in the accompanying list for promotion and appointment in the Army of the United States, as proposed by the Secretary of War.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, December 5,1854.

War Department, December 5, 1854. Sir: I have the honor to lay before you the annexed list of promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States, made during the recess of the Senate:

REGuLAR PROMOTIONS.

Medical Department.

Assistant Surgeon Charles H. Lamb to be surgeon, October 17, 1854, vice Turner, deceased.

Corps of Topographical Engineers.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Gonverneur K. Warren to be second lieutenant, September 1, 1854, the date of Captain McClelland's death.

First Regiment of Dragoons.

First Lieutenant Henry W. Stanton to be captain, July 25, 1854, vice Chilton, appointed paymaster.

First Lieutenant Joseph H. Whittlesey to be captain, October 22, 1854, vice Buford, resigned, and Ingalls, assistant quartermaster, who vacates his regimental commission.

Second Lieutenant George Stoneman, jr., to be first lieutenant, July 25, 18"i4, vice Stanton, promoted.

Second Lieutenant David H. Hastings to be first lieutenant, October 22, 1854, vice Ingalls, assistant quartermaster, who vacates his regimental commissions, and Evans, passed over on account of disability, as set forth in the Adjutant-General's report of November 9, 1854, copy hereunto appended.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Nelson B. Sweitzer, of the Second Regiment of Dragoons, to be second lieutenant, July 25, 1854, vice Stoneman, promoted.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Benjamin Allston to be second lieutenant, October 22, 1854, vice Hastings, promoted.

Brevet Second Lieutenant William W. Lowe, of the Second Regiment of Dragoons, to be second lieutenant, October 22,1854, the date of Adjutant J. N. Whittlesey's promotion to captain.

Regiment of Mounted Riflemen.

First Lieutenant Washington L. Elliott to be captain, July 20, 1854, vice Van Buren, deceased of wounds received in action.

Second Lieutenant William E. Jones to be first lieutenant, October 31, 1854, vice Gordon, resigned.

Brevet Second Lieutenant John 8. Bowen to be second lieutenant, July 20, 1854, the date of Captain Van Buren's death.

Brevet Second Lieutenant John H. Edson to be second lieutenant, August 16, 1854, vice Bonaparte, resigned.

Brev» t Second Lieutenant James E. B. Stuart to be second lieutenant, October 31, 1854, vice W. E. Jones, promoted.

First Regiment of Artillery.

First Lieutenant John M. Brannan to be captain, November 4, 1854, vice Grafton, resigned.

Second Lieutenant Amos Beck worth to be first lieutenant, August 31, 1864, vice Gibson, resigned.

Second Lieutenant Caleb Huse, to be first lieutenant, November 4, 1854, vice Brannan, promoted.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Loom is L. Langdon, of the Fourth Regiment of Artillery, to be second lieutenant, August 21, 1854, vice Beckwith, promoted.

Brevet Second Lieuteuant Samuel Kinsey to be second lieutenant, November 2, 1854, vice Flewellen, resigned.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Abner Sinead, of the Fourth Regiment of Artillery, to be second lieutenant, November 4, 1854, vice Huse, promoted. •

Sicond Regiment of Artillery.

Second Lieutenant James Thompson to be first lieuteuant, August 16, 1854, vice Adams, cashiered.

Second Lieutenant Alexander J. Perry to be fir.st lieutenant, September 7, 1854, vice Mebane, deceased.

Brevet Second Lieutenant William l). Pender, of the First Regiment of Artillery, to be second lieutenant, August 16, 1854, vice Thompson, promoted.

Brevet Second Lieutenant Jouu T. Gecble to be second lieutenant. September 27, 1854, vice Perry, promoted.

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