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respectively, from March 3,1853, under the provisions of the 9th section of the act of that date, " making appropriations for the support of the Army," &c.:

Corps of Engineers.

First Lieutenant Montgomery C. Meigs to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Daniel P. Woodbury to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Peter G. T. Beanregard to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Jeremiah M. Scarritt to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

Second Lieutenant John D. Kurtz to be first lieutenant, vice Meigs, promoted.

Second Lieutenant William S. Rosecrans to be first lieutenant, vice Woodbury, promoted.

Second Lieutenant Barton S. Alexander to be first lieutenant, vice Beanregard, promoted.

Second Lieutenant Gustavus W. Smith to be first lieutenant, vice Scarritt, promoted.

Corps of Topographical Engineers.

First Lieutenant James H. Simpson to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Lorenzo Sitgreaves to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Israel C. Woodruff to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant John W. Gunnison to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Eliakim P. Sciiinmon, to b- captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant William R. Palmer to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Joseph D. Webster to bo captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

Second Lieutenant Martin L. Smith to be first lieutenant, vice Simp80n, promoted.

Second Lieutenant John Pope to be first lieutenant, vice Sitgreaves, promoted.

Second Lieutenant James W. Abert to be first lieutenant, vice Woodruff, promoted.

Second Lieutenant William B. Franklin to be first lieutenant, vice Guunison, promoted.

Second Lieutenant William F. Raynolds to be first lieutenant, vice Bcammon, promoted.

Second Lieutenant William G. Peck to be first lieutenant, vice Palmer, promoted.

Second Lieutenant William F. Smith to be first lieutenant, vice Webster, promoted.

Ordnance Department.

First Lieutenant Robert A. Wainwright to be captain, having served fourteen years continuous service as lieutenant.

First Lieutenant Alexander B. Dyer to be captain, having served fourteen years continnous service as lieutenant.

Second Lieutenant Jesse L. Reno to be first lieutenant, vice Wainwright, promoted.

Second Lieutenant Julian McAllister to be first lieutenant, vice Dyer, promoted.

1 am, sir, with great respect, your ob't ser't,

JEFFER. DAVIS,

Secretary of War.

To the President Of The United States.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Henry B. Dewey, of Pennsylvania, to be consul of the United States at Para, in Brazil.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, March 17, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Amos S. York to be consul of the United States for the Island of Zante.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, March 17,1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John K. Miller, of Ohio, to be an associate justice of the Territory of Washington.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, nth March, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate I. Patton Anderson, of Mississippi, to be marshal of the Territory of Washington.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, nth March, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Joseph M. Garrison, of Oregon, to be Indian agent, in Oregon, to fill a vacancy.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Executive Office, March 17, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate John S. Clendenin, of Louisiana, to be attorney of the United States for the Territory of Washington.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, nth March, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Watson Freeman, of Massachusetts, to be marshal for the district of Massachusetts, in place of Charles Devens, jr., resigned.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, March 15,1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Henry Sanderson to be deputy postmaster at New Brunswick, New Jersey, in place of Samuel C. Cook, whose commission expired on the 14th of March, 1853.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

March 17th, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate C. H. Wiltherger, I. M. Wright, E. H. Bates, and James Lawrenson to be justices of the peace for the District of Columbia.

FRANK. PIERCE.

Washington, March 17,1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Henry Naylor, Joshua Pierce, John L. Smith, and Samuel Smoot to be justices of the peace for the District of Columbia, from and after the 25th instant, when their present commissions will expire.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, March 17, 1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I withdraw the nomination of Fisher A. Hildreth as deputy postmaster at Lowell, Massachusetts, at the request of the nominee.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, March 17,1853.

To the Senate of the United States:

I nominate Edward Lander, of Indiana, to be chief justice of the Territory of Washington.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, 17th March, 1853.
The messages were read.

Ordered, That the nominations of Montgomery C. Meigs and other officers for promotion in the Army be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Ordered, That the nominations of Henry B. Dewey and Amos S. York be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Ordered, That the nominations of John K. Miller, I. Patton Ander son, John S. Clendenin, Watson Freeman, and Edward Lander be referred to the Committee on the Jndiciary.

Ordered, That the nomination of Joseph M. Garrison be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Ordered, That th" nomination of Henry Sanderson be referred to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.

Ordered, That the nominations of persons to be justices of the peace be referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded to consider the nominations of Richard B. Dallam, Nathaniel B. Holden, Stephen Powers, William H. Shock, JamesW. King, JohnC. Hays, John Dement, Isaac I. Stevens, Oliver S. Witherby, Isaac B. Wall, Daniel A. Farley, William M Patterson, Richard M. Jones, Jacamiah Seaman, and Andrew J. Edmonson; and

Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent to the appointment of the said persons, agreeably to their nominations respectively. 3916 B J—V 6 6

Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom were referred, the 16th instant, the nominations of Nathaniel M. Towle, William F. Colcock, and S B. Phinney, reported.

Whereupon

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

Mr. Butler, from the Committee on the Jndiciary, to whom were referred, the 16th instant, the nominations of Thomas Evans and Benjamin F. Hallett, reported.

Whereupon

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

Mr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred, the 16th instant, the nomination of Joel Palmer, reported.

Whereupon

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

Mr. Morton, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom were referred, the 16th instant, the nominations of Wesley Halliburton and. William Dowsing, reported.

Whereupon

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

Mr. Jones, of Iowa, from the Committee on Pensions, to whom was referred, the 16th instant, the nomination of Lorin P. Waldo, reported.

Whereupon

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the nomination of Jesse B. Clements; and

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

dr. Sebastian, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was inferred, the 8th instant, the articles of a treaty with the Apache Naiion, reported it without amendment.

The said treaty was read the second time, and considered as in Committee of the Whole; and no amendment being made thereto, it was reported to the Senate.

Mr. Sebastian submitted the following resolution for consideration:

Resolved (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring), That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the articles of a treaty made and entered into at Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the 1st day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, by and between Colonel E. V. Sumner, United States Army, commanding the ninth department, and in charge of the executive office of New Mex:ico, and John Greiner, Indian agent in and- for the Territory of New Mexico, and acting superintendent of Indian affairs of said Territory, representing the United States, and Cueutas Azules, Blancito, Negrito, Capitan Simon, Capitan Vuelta, and Mangus Colorado, chiefs acting on the part of the Apache Nation of Indians, situate and living within the limits of the United States.

On motion by Mr. Toucey that the vote of the Senate of the 16th instant that the nomination of John W. T. Gardiner lie on the table, be reconsidered.

On motion by Mr. Weller,

The Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 1853.

On motion by Mr. Bayard, Ordered, That Santiago E. Arguillo have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

On motion by Mr. Sebastian, Ordered, That one thousand extra copies of the report of the superintendent of Indian affairs in California be printed for the use of the Senate.

Mr. Walker submitted the following resolution for consideration: Resolved, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be, and they are hereby, anthorized to delegate one of their number to proceed, during the ensuing recess of Congress, to take testimony in the matter now on reference to said committee, touching certain frands alleged to have been committed by Alexander Ramsey and others in making payment of moneys to certain bands of the Sioux Indians; and that the member of said committee so to be delegated have power to proceed to such points as may be necessary, and to send for persons and papers, and swear witnesses and take their testimony, and certify the same with other proofs to said committee, for their report thereon at the next session of Congress. Mr. Morton submitted the following resolution for consideration: Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate is hereby anthorized and required to purchase for the use of the Senate five hundred copies of the work entitled Naval Dry Docks of the United States, and also five hundred copies of the work entitled Naval and Mail Steamers of the United States, by the engineer in-chief of the United States Navy: Provided, The first work does not exceed ten dollars per copy, and the latter five dollars per copy. Mr. Hamblin submitted the following resolution, which was read: Resolved, That the same extra compensation be allowed to the Superintendent of Printing, and the clerks and messengers of a similar grade.

The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution submitted by
Mr. Clayton the 7th instant, respecting the conflicting claims of Great
Britain and the State of Honduras, and their respective titles to the
islands in or near the Bay of Honduras; and
After debate,

On motion by Mr. Mason,
Ordered, That the resolution lie on the table.

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

To the Senate of the United States:

In answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 17th instant, respecting certain propositions to Nicaragua and Costa Rica, relative to the settlement of the territorial controversies between the states and Governments bordering on the river San Juan, I transmit a report from the Secretary of State and the documents by which it was accompanied.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Washington, 21,1853.

The message was read.

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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