Also, a message from the President transmitting a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in relation to the necessity of adopting some law to provide for the absorption of the present heavy issue of Treasury notes.
Referred to Committee of Ways and Means
Also, a communication from the President, transmitting a report of the Secretary of War of the battle near Richmond, Ky.
Mr. Elliott, of Ky., from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported a resolution declaring E. T. Boudinot entitled to a seat on the floor of the House as a delegate from the Cherokee nation.--The resolution was agreed to, and the delegate appeared at the Speaker's desk and took the oath required.
Mr. Kenner, of La., from the Committee of Ways and Means, to whom was referred certain resolutions instructing the committee to report a bill to provide a tax for the support of the credit of the Government, submitted a bill, which was ordered to be printed, and made the special order for to-mo