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President's Positions on 27th House Roll Call Votes


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h27v75TO CONCUR IN A REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE THAT $25,000 BE PAID TO THE WIDOW OF THE LATE PRESIDENT WM. H. HARRISON. (P. 67-3)HRE11Yea vote
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h27v76TO PASS THE RESOLUTION AWARDING A PAYMENT OF $25,000 TO THE WIDOW OF PRESIDENT WM. H. HARRISON. (P. 49-3)HR11Yea vote
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h27v83TO TABLE THE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT FOR INFORMATION REGARDING WHETHER ANY OFFICER IN THE ARMY OF THE ATT. GEN. HAD VISITED N.Y. IN CONNECTION WITH THE MC LEAD CASE. (P. 124-2)HRE1Yea vote
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h27v98TO TABLE H.R. 4.Y6,18416Nay vote
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h27v105TO ENGROSS AND ORDER THE THIRD READING OF H.R. 5.HR51Yea vote
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h27v106TO PASS H.R. 5. (P. 191)HR51Yea vote
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h27v107TO PASS BILL H.R. 7, (8-3-41), MAKING FURTHER PROVISION FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF PAUPER LUNATICS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (P. 193-2)HR71Yea vote
Signed Aug. 3, 1841
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h27v122TO TABLE H.R. 8.HR86Nay vote
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h27v123TO PASS H.R. 8.HR81Yea vote
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h27v165TO PASS S. 1. (P. 313-1)S11Yea vote
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h27v185TO PASS S. 3. (P. 351-2)S31Yea vote
Signed Aug. 19,1841
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h27v188TO PASS S. 4, REVISING AND EXTENDING CHARTERS OF CERTAIN BANKS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (P. 381-2)S41Yea vote
Signed Aug. 25,1841
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h27v206TO PASS H.R. 14. (P. 372-1)HR146Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v211TO PASS H.R. 30. (p. 389-3)HR301Yea vote
Signed Sept. 9, 1841
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h27v213TO PASS BILL H. 31, APPROPRIATING FOR THE FUNERAL EXPENSES OF FORMER PRESIDENT WM. H. HARRISON. (P. 390-1)HR311Yea vote
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h27v219TO TABLE H.R. 4 AND AMENDMENTS THERETO, WHICH BILL APPRO- PRIATES PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF PUBLIC LANDS AND GRANTS PRE-EMPTIVE RIGHTS. (P. 406-2)HR46Nay vote
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h27v224TO CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4, WHICH AMENDMENT GRANTS MISSISSIPPI 2% OF THE PROCEEDS FROM LANDS SOLD FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF RAILROADS CONNECTING WITH ALABAMA, UPON COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS. (P. 407-2)HR41Yea vote
Signed Sept. 4,1841
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h27v239TO CONCUR IN THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE ON H.R. 8, WHICH REPORT RECOMMENDS APPROPRIATING $3000 FOR MILITARY SURVEYS. (P. 429-3)HR81Yea vote
Signed Sept. 9, 1841
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h27v255TO CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENT OF H.R. 17, (9-11-41), APPROPRIATING OUTFITS AND SALARIES FOR DIPLOMATIC AGENTS, WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES COMPENSATIONS TO OFFICERS OF BOTH HOUSES FOR SERVICES RENDERED. (P. 445-2)HR171Yea vote
Signed Sept. 11, 1841
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h27v256TO INSIST ON AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 12 WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT NOTHING IN THIS ACT SHALL AFFECT THE DISTRIBU- TION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF PUBLIC LANDS, AND HAVE THE MATTER CONSIDERED IN A JOINT CONFERENCE COMMITTEE. (P. 446-3)HR121Yea vote
Signed Sept. 11, 1841
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h27v260TO PASS H.R. 14, THE PRESIDENT'S VETO NOTWITHSTANDING.HR146Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v288TO TABLE THE BILL H.R. 67, (1-31-42), AUTHORIZING ISSUING OF TREASURY NOTES. (P. 95-1)HR676Nay vote
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h27v318TO ORDER THE PREVIOUS QUESTION ON THE ENGROSSMENT AND THIRD READING OF BILL H.R. 67, (1-31-42). (P. 131-2)HR671Yea vote
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h27v319TO PASS H.R. 67. (P. 131-3)HR671Yea vote
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h27v361TO TABLE H.R. 67 WITH AMENDMENTS. H.R. 67 IS A BILL AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF TREASURY NOTES. (P. 169-2)HR676Nay vote
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h27v372TO CONCUR WITH THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO BILL S. 72, THEREBY STRIKING OUT THE PROVISO OF THE HOUSE THAT THE AMOUNT OF TREASURY NOTES BE DEEMED AND TAKEN TO BE IN LIEU OF SO MUCH OF THE $12,000,000 AUTHORIZES LAST JULY. THE SPEAKER VOTED IN THE AFS721Yea vote
Signed Jan. 31, 1842
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h27v461TO ORDER ENGROSSMENT AND 3RD READING OF H.R. 39. (P. 378-9)HR391Yea vote
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h27v465TO ORDER THE ENGROSSMENT AND 3RD READING OF H.R. 39. (P. 380)HR391Yea vote
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h27v466TO PASS H.R. 39. (P. 380)HR391Yea vote
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h27v474TO PASS BILL S. 175, (APRIL 14, 1842), WHICH AUTHORIZES THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN IRON WAR STEAMER FOR HARBOR DEFENCE AT A COST NOT TO EXCEED $550,000. (P. 400)S1751Yea vote
Signed April 14, 1842
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h27v490TO PASS H.R. 113, (6/1/42), A BILL WHICH DESIGNATES CINCINNATI, OHIO AS THE MEETING PLACE OF THE CIRCUIT AND DISTRICT COURTS OF OHIO, INSTEAD OF COLUMBUS, OHIO, WHEREIN SAID SESSIONS WERE PREVIOUSLY HELD, AND TO HOLD AN ADJOURNED TERM OF THE DIHR1131Yea vote
Signed June 1, 1842
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h27v522TO RECEDE FROM DISAGREEMENT WITH SENATE AMENDMENT TO BILL H.R. 74, CALLING FOR AN APPROPRIATION OF $28,000 FOR THE NEW YORK CUSTOM HOUSE FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE. (P. 505)HR741Yea vote
Signed May 18, 1842
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h27v530TO PASS H.R. 76. (P. 169, 525)HR761Yea vote
Signed Aug. 4, 1842
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h27v546TO PASS H.R. 384, (7-27-42), INCORPORATING THE NATIONAL INSTITUTION FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE. (P. 569)HR3841Yea vote
Signed July 27, 1842 per Record, might be private bill
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h27v553TO PASS H.R. 468, (8-24-42), CALLING FOR AN APPROPRIATION OF $13,000 PER ANNUM FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A POLICE FORCE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (P. 70,571)HR4681Yea vote
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h27v554TO PASS H.R. 469, (7-27-42), PROVIDING FOR THE LIGHTING OF THE STREETS OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. (P. 571)HR4691Yea vote
Signed July 27, 1842
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h27v573TO PASS S. R. 76, (7-6-42), AN ACT CONFIRMING CERTAIN LAND CLAIMS IN LOUISIANA.E11,18421Yea vote
Signed July 6, 1842.
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h27v586TO STRIKE OUT THE PROVISO TO BILL H.R. 480, PROHIBITING THE CONTENTS OF THE BILL TO IN ANY MANNER CAUSE THE SUSPENSION OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROCEEDS OF THE PUBLIC LANDS. (P. 634-2,637-1)HR4801Yea vote
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h27v587TO PASS H.R. 480. (P. 615-3,637-1)HR4806Nay vote
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h27v598TO CONCUR IN THE SECOND DIVISION OF THE SENATE'S AMENDMENT TO H.R. 73, PROVIDING FOR AN ADDITIONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO FRACTIONS OVER AND ABOVE ONE MOIETY OF THE RATIO. (P. 623-1,649-3)HR731Yea vote
Signed June 25, 1842
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h27v601TO PASS H.R. 504 (8/1/42), ABOLISHING IMPRISOMENT FOR DEBT IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (P. 650-3,651-3)HR5041Yea vote
Signed Aug. 1, 1842
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h27v607TO CONCUR WITH THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 480, AUTHORIZING THE STRIKING OUT OF THE ORIGINAL PROVISO OF THE BILL AND OFFERING IN LIEU THEREOF, A PROVISO SUSPENDING THE ACT OF SEPT. 4, 1841, WHICH DEALS WITH THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROCEEDS OF HR4806Nay vote
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h27v612TO PASS H.R. 77, (7-17-42), PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONDUCT OF THE INDIAN DEPT. FOR THE YEAR 1842. (P. 662-1, 664-1,2,694-2)HR771Yea vote
Signed July 17, 1842
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h27v620TO PASS H.R. 480, OVER THE VETO OF THE PRESIDENT. (P. 712-1,717-3)HR4806Nay vote
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h27v646TO PASS H.R. 472. (P. 604-2,762-2)HR4726Nay vote
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h27v649TO PASS H.R. 257, (8-4-42), PROVIDING FOR THE ARMED OCCUPA- TION AND SETTLEMENT OF THE UNOCCUPIED PENINSULA OF FLORIDA. (P. 574-3,766-1)HR2571Yea vote
Signed Aug. 4, 1842
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h27v699TO PASS H.R. 516, (8-24-42), RELATING TO THE PAYMENT OF THE FLORIDA MILITIA FOR SERVICES IN THE YEARS 1839 AND 1840..8,18421Yea vote
Signed Aug. 23, 1842
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h27v705TO PASS S. 157 (8-17-42), CALLING FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM. (P. 877-2,878-2)S1571Yea vote
Signed Aug. 16, 1842
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h27v717TO PASS S. 53.S531Yea vote
Signed Aug. 16, 1842
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h27v718TO ORDER THE ENGROSSMENT OF H.R. 80 (8-31-42), MAKING APPRO- ROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN FORTIFICATIONS FOR THE YEAR 1842. (P. 884-2,885-1)HR801Yea vote
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h27v728TO CONCUR WITH THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON S. 283 (8-23-42), PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF THE ARMY. (P. 901-3,902-1,2,3)S2831Yea vote
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h27v730TO RECEDE FROM DISAGREEMENT WITH THE 14TH AMENDMENT OF THE SENATE TO H.R. 75, PROVIDING AN APPROPRIATION OF $100,000 FOR BUILDING AND REPAIRING THE NECESSARY BOATS; AND FOR IMPROVEMENTS ON THE MISSOURI, MISSISSIPPI, OHIO AND ARKANSAS RIVERS, ALHR751Yea vote
Signed Aug 23,1842
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h27v737TO PASS OVER THE PRESIDENT'S VETO, THE BILL H.R. 472. (P. 906-1,2)HR4726Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v749TO TABLE H.R. 468, (8-24-42), ESTABLISHING A POLICE FORCE FOR THE PROTECTION OF PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. (P. 920-1,2)HR4686Nay vote
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h27v755TO PASS H.R. 472. (P. 926-2)HR4726Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v763TO TABLE THE MOTION TO RECONSIDER H.R. 80, (8-31-42), A BILL APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR CERTAIN FORTIFICATIONS OF THE U.S. FOR THE YEAR 1842. (P. 214-2,939-2)HR806Nay vote
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h27v764TO PASS H.R. 80, MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN FORTIFICATIONS OF THE U.S. FOR THE YEAR 1842. (P. 939-2)HR801Yea vote
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h27v765TO ADOPT H.J. RES 19, (5-STAT-579,8-31-42), AUTHORIZING AN APPROPRIATION OF $15000 FOR EXPERIMENTAL WORK ON SAMUEL COLTS' INVENTION OF A SUBMARINE BATTERY FOR ADOPTION IN THE NAVAL SERVICE. (P. 934-3,939-2,3)HJR191Yea vote
Aug. 31, 1842
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h27v775TO PASS H.R. 604, REPEALING THE PROVISO IN THE SIXTH SECTION OF THE ACT WHICH APPROPRIATES THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALES OF PUBLIC LANDS, AND GRANTS PRE-EMPTION RIGHTS APPROVED SEPT. 4, 1841. (P. 939-3,948-3)HR6046Nay vote
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h27v777TO PASS S. 181, PROVIDING FOR FURTHER REMEDIAL JUSTICE IN THE COURTS OF THE U.S. (P. 891-1,949-1)S1811Yea vote
Signed Aug. 29, 1842
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h27v781TO TABLE H.R. 547, PROVIDING REVENUE FROM IMPORTS. (P. 963-2,3)HR5476Nay vote
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h27v783TO PASS H.R. 607, CALLING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF TREASURY NOTES TO A CERTAIN AMOUNT, IN LIEU OF THE PUBLIC STOCKS, AND TO LIMIT THE SALE OF SAID STOCKS TO PAR. (P. 966-3,967-1)HR6071Yea vote
Signed Aug. 31, 1842
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h27v788TO PASS S. 280, (5-STAT-579, 8-31-42), REORGANIZING THE BUREAUS, NAVY YARDS ETC. OF THE NAVY DEPT. (P. 888-2,973-1)S2801Yea vote
Signed Aug. 31, 1842
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h27v790TO ADOPT A RES. CRITICIZING THE RIGHT OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO MAKE FORMAL PROTEST AGAINST THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE ON THE GROUNDS THAT SAME ARE ILLEGAL AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL. (P. 974-2,3)HRE6Nay vote
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h27v791TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE PROTEST OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. AGAINST THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE AS A BREACH OF PRIVILEGES OF THIS HOUSE AND DE- CLARING THAT IT SHOULD NOT BE ENTERED IN THE JOURNAL. (P. 974-2,3)HRE6Nay vote
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h27v792TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION INFORMING THE PRESIDENT OF THE U.S. THAT HE HAS NO RIGHT TO SEND A PROTEST TO THIS HOUSE AGAINST ANY OF ITS PROCEEDINGS. (P. 974-3,975-1)HRE6Nay vote
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h27v794TO CONCUR WITH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON H.R. 210, WHICH ACCEPTS IN LIEU OF THE FIRST SENATE AMEND- MENT, THE AMENDMENT OF THE CONFEREES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE. (P. 975-1,2)HR2106Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v820TO CONCUR WITH THE AMENDMENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO BILL H.R. 615, MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CIVIL AND DIPLOMATIC EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE HALF-CALENDAR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1843, WHICH AMENDMENT STRIKES OUT THE APPROPRIHR6151Yea vote
Signed Dec. 24, 1842
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h27v855TO PASS H.R. 614. (P. 49-1,168-2,3,169)HR6141Yea vote
Signed March 3, I843
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h27v857TO PASS H.R. 544, (2-15-43), RELIEVING THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE DUTY OF FRANKING PUBLIC AND OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS BY ASSIGNING SAID DUTIES TO THE CHIEF CLERK OF THE DEPT. OF STATE. (P. 182-3,176-3)HR5441Yea vote
Signed Feb. 15, 1843
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h27v865TO TABLE THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS IN THE FORM OF A RESOLUTION WHICH RESOLUTION PROVIDES THAT THE PLAN OF AN EXCHEQUER PRESENTED TO CONGRESS BY THE SEC. OF TREASURY, ENTITLED, ''A BILL AMENDATORY OF THE SEVERAL ACTS ESTABLISHRE1Yea vote
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h27v867TO TABLE THE RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE PLAN FOR AN EXCHEQUER. (P. 241-3)HRE1Yea vote
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h27v869TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION OF THE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS.HRE6Nay vote
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h27v906TO CONCUR WITH THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 645, (3-1-43), PROVIDING FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF $100,000 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE OHIO, MISSOURI, MISSISSIPPI, AND ARKANSAS RIVERS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1844 AND $50,000 FOR THE IMPHR6451Yea vote
Signed March 1, 1843 per Record
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h27v914TO PASS H.R. 678, (3-3-43), PROTECTING THE COMMERCE OF THE WESTERN SHORES OF LAKE MICHIGAN. (P. 311-1)HR6781Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1843
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h27v920TO PASS H.R. 720, (3-3-43), A BILL ESTABLISHING FUTURE COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE WITH CHINA AND APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $40,000 FOR THIS PURPOSE. (P. 323-2)HR7201Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1843
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h27v924TO PASS BILL H.R. 641, (3-3-43), PROVIDING FOR TESTING THE PRACTICALITY OF ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF ELECTRO MAGNETIC TELEGRAPHS BY THE U.S. (P. 329-231)HR6411Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1843
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h27v936TO ADOPT H.J. RES. 37. (P. 349-350)HJR376Nay vote
Vetoed
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h27v940TO PASS H.R. 697, (3-3-43), PROVIDING FOR CARRYING INTO EFFECT THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON AUG. 9, 1842.HR6971Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1843
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h27v961TO AGREE TO THE SECOND PART OF THE SUBSTITUTE TO THE SIXTH SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE J.RES. 659 ENTITLED '' AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE NAVAL SERVICE FOR THE HALF CALENDAR YEAR BEGINNING ON JAN. 1, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 1843, AND FOR THE FJR6591Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1843
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h27v974LAW. TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION; THAT THE INVASION OF THE TERRITORY OF A FOREIGN NATION AT PEACE WITH THE U.S., BY ANY MILITARY OR NAVAL OFFICER OF THE U.S. IS AT ONCE AN AGGRAHRE1Yea vote
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