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State of Connecticut, praying for protection; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Thomas Williams: Three petitions of citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, praying for the establishment of a post route and for the discontinuance of parts of mail routes Nos. 2363 and 2367; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Moore: The petitions of owners and masters of vessels of the State of Maine, praying for protection; which were referred to the Committee on Commercce.

By Mr. Hotchkiss : The rentonstrance of the Hubbard Hardware Company, of the State of Connecticut, against an increase of duty on steel.

By Mr. Stephen F. Wilson : The petition of E. Andrews and others, citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, of a similar import.

Ordered, That the said remonstrance and petition be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Bingham: The memorial of Stephen Powers, praying for the removal of disabilities; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. George V. Lawrence: The petition of Julianne Chambers, praying for bounty; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Halsey: The petition of owners of vessels of the State of New Jersey, praying for protection; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Kelley: The petition of citizens of the State of New York, relative to the right of suffrage; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Ela: The petition of citizens of the State of New Hampshire, relative to the tax on tobacco.

By Mr. Beck: The petition of citizens of the State of Kentucky, of a similar import.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Mr. Dawes, from the Committee of Elections, to which were referred the credentials of John H. Christy and of John A. Wimpy, each claiming to be duly elected a representative in this Congress from the sixth congressional district of Georgia, submitted a report in writing thereon, accompanied by resolutions, as follows:

Resolved, That John A. Wimpy, not having received a majority of the votes cast for representative in this house from the sixth congressional district of Georgia, is not entitled to a seat therein as such representative.

Resolved, That the Committee of Elections be discharged from the further consideration of the question of removing political disabilities from John H. Christy, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

Ordered, That the said report and resolutions be laid on the table and be printed.

The morning hour having expired,

The Speaker announced, as the business in order, the consideration of the bill of the House (H, R. 860) for the relief of Luther McNeal, postmaster at Lancaster, Erie county, New York, reported on Friday, Sth instant, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, the pending question being on the engrossment of the said bill.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Mr. Johnson moved that the vote by which the bill was passed be

reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

On motion of Mr. Johnson, Ordered, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of E. M. Sargent for compensation for carrying the mails over certain routes in Massachusetts, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. Ingersoll, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to which was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 1563) to incorporate the University for the Blind in the District of Columbia, reported the same with a substitute therefor. Pending the question on agreeing to the substitute,

On motion of Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the following bill, letter, and memorials, and that the same be referred as stated, viz:

H. R. 1646. Extending the act of July 4, 1864, limiting the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims, &c., to the loyal citizens of all the States now represented in Congress, to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting list of payments made and balances certified under the act of March 30, 1868, to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The claim of Scott & Brindley for payment of rent of buildings in New Albany, Indiana, for hospital purposes, to the Committee of Claims.

The memorial of S. S. Potter for pay for use of his buildings as hospitals, to the Committee of Claims.

The memorial of John Hegeman, praying compensation for the use of his patent pontoon bridges, to the Committee of Claims.

Mr. McCullough, by unanimous consent, introduced a joint resolution (H. Res. 406) for the purchase of Riley's Manual; which was read a first and second time and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Thomas, by unanimous consent, introduced a joint resolution (H. Res. 407) for the relief of Frederick Schley; which was read a first and second time and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

The question recurring on agreeing to the substitute of the Committee for the District of Columbia for the bill of the House (H. R. 1563) to incorporate the University for the Blind in the District of Columbia,

Mr. Ingersoll moved an amendment to section ten of the proposeil substitute.

Pending which,
Mr. Ingersoll moved the previous question ; which was seconded.
Pending the question, Shall the main question be now put ?
Mr. E. B. Washburne moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

(Yeas...................... It was decided in the affirmative, Nays..........

uve, 3 Nays...................... 03

(Not voting................. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. George W. Anderson Mr. Fernando C. Beaman Mr. John M. Broomall
Samuel B. Axtell
John F. Benjamin

Albert G. Burr
Alexander H. Bailey Jacob Berton

Samuel F. Cary
Jehu Baker
Benjamin M. Boyer

John W. Chanler
John D. Baldwin
James Brooke

John C. Churchill

Mr. Reader W. Clarke

Amasa Cobb
John Coburn
Burton C. Cook
Thomas Cornell

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Mr. George M. Adams Mr. John F. Driggy

Mr. John H. Ketcham
William B. Allison
W.P. Edwards

Bethuel M. Kitchen
Oakes Ames
Jacob H. Ela

Addison H. Lafiin
Stevenson Archer . Charles A. Eldridge George V. Lawrence
Delos R. Ashley
Thomas W. Ferry

William S. Lincoln
William H. Barnum James A. Garfield

Benjamin F. Loan
W. Jasper Blackburn Adam J. Glossbrenner John A. Logan
James G. Blaine
John A. Griswold

John Lynch
Austin Blair
Asa P. Grover

Rufus Mallory
C.C. Bowen
George A. Halsey

James K. Moorhead
Henry P. H. Bromwell Charles M. Hamilton John Morrissey
Charles W. Buckley Thomas Haughey

William Mungen
Benjamin F. Butler
Isaac R. Hawkins

Leonard Myers
Henry L. Cake
John Hill

David A. Nunn
John Covode
Samuel Hooper

Charles O'Neill
Henry L. Dawes

Benjamin F. Hopkins Godlove S. Orth
Oliver J. Dickey

Richard D. Hubbard 8. Newton Pettis
Nathan F. Dixon
Calvin T. Hulburd

Charles E. Phelps
Oliver H. Dockery

Francis IV. Kellogg Frederick A. Pike Ignatius Donnelly William H. Kelsey

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So the bill was laid on the table.
The morning hour having expired,

The Speaker announced, as the business in order, the consideration of the special order (H. R. 1202) to provide for the construction of a shipcanal around the Falls of Niagara ; the pending question being on the engrossment of the said bill.

Mr. Maynard, by unanimous consent, submitted the following preamble and resolution; which were read, considered, and agreed to:

Whereas Mr. James Wells, a clerk in the Sixth Auditor's office of the Post Offiee Department, was knocked down and robbed at the hour of 9 o'clock last night, about seventy-five yards above the west entrance to the Capitol grounds, and while on his way to his residence on Capitol Hill: Therefore,

Be it resolved, That the Committee for the District of Colunbia be requested to inquire into the police arrangements of the city, and whether increased efficiency is needed for the protection of persons passing by the national Capitol..

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks :

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed, without amendment, the bill of the House (H. R. 1673) to relieve William H. Bagley, of Wake county, North Carolina.

The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 14th instant, approve and sign the bill of the Senate (S. 174) for the relief of Mrs. Emma Wilson, of the State of Indiana.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House the follow. ing executive communications:

I. A communication from the Secretary of the Interior, in relation to printing the maps and illustrations accompanying the last annual report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office; which was referred to the Committee on Printing

II. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting communications from the disbursing clerk of the Patent Office for additional allowance for services in that behalf; which was referred to the Committee on Patents.

III. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the House of the 12th instant, reports of the First Comptroller, First Auditor, and Register of the Treasury, relative to the past and then-existing condition of the Engraving and Printing Bureau of the Treasury; which was referred to the Committee on Retrenchment and ordered to be printed.

Mr. S. F. Wilson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled the bill of the House (H. R. 1673) to relieve William H. Bagley, of Wade county, North Carolina;

When
The Speaker signed the same.

The question recurring on the engrossment of the bill (H. R. 1202) to provide for the construction of a ship-canal around the Falls of Niagara,

Debate was had thereon ; When Mr. Allison moved to amend the bill by adding thereto a new section. After further debate, Mr. Ingersoll moved an amendment to the amendment of Mr. Allison. Mr. B. Van Horn, by unanimous consent, submitted an amendment to the said bill, proposing to substitute a new section for section three.

Pending the question on agreeing to the amendment of Mr. Allison,

Mr. E. B. Washburne moved that the bill and pending amendments be referred to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union; and on that motion demanded the previous question.

Pending the demand,
Mr. Delano moved that the bill and amendments be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

( Yeas.............. It was decided in the negative, Nays.....

(Not voting.. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. Alexander H. Bailey Mr. Nathaniel Boyden Mr. John Covode

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John D. Baldwin
John Beatty
James B. Beck
Jacob Benton
John A. Bingham
Thomas Boles

Benjamin M. Boyer
James Brooks
John M. Broomall
Ralph P. Buckland
Samuel F. Cary
John W. Chapler

Columbus Delano
Jacob H. Ela
Orange Ferriss
John Fox
J. Lawrence Getz
J. S. Golladay

Mr. John A. Griswold

Asa P. Grover
Charles Haight
George A. Halsey
Isaac R. Hawkins
John Hill
William S. Holman

Mr. Chester D. Hubbard

James M. Humphrey
Morton C. Hunter
James A. Johnson
Thomas L. Jones
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Michael C. Kerr
Bethuel M. Kitchen
J. Proctor Knott
William H. Koontz
Isra-1 G. Lash
George V. Lawrence

Mr. William Lawrence

Samuel S. Marshall
James M. Marvin
Dennis McCarthy
James R. McCormick
Hiram McCullough
Ulysses Mercur
William Moore
Daniel J. Morrell
James Mullins
Carman A. Newcomb
John A. Nicholson

Mr. Daniel Polsley

Samuel J. Randall
Glenni W. Scofield
Samuel Shellabarger
Charles Sitgreaves
Rufuy P. Spalding
H. H. Starkweather
John H. Stover
J. H. Sypher
Stephen Taber
John Taffe
Caleb N. Taylor

Mr. Francis Tbomas

Nelson Tift
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Daniel M. Van Auken
Philadelph Van Trump
Hamilton Ward
Ellihu B. Washburne.
Martio Welker
Thomas Williams.
William Williams
John T. Wilson
Stephen F. Wilson.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Williain B. Allison Mr. Shelby M. Cullom
Samuel M. Arnell

Henry L. Dawes
Samuel B. Axtell

Job T. Deweese Jebo Baker

Grenville M. Dodge Nathaniel P. Banks

John F. Driggs Demas Barnes

Ephraim R. Eckley Fernando C. Beaman Charles A. Eldridge James G. Blaine

Thomas D. Eliot Austin Blair

James T. Elliott George S. Boutwell John F. Farnsworth Henry P. H. Bromwell William C. Fields Charles W. Buckley John R. French Benjamin F. Butler

James A. Garfield Roderick R. Butler

James H. Goss John C. Churchill

Samuel F. Gove J. W. Clift

Joseph J. Gravely Amara Cobb

Abner C. Hardins John Coburn

David Heaton Barton C. Cook

William Higby Simeon Corley

Samuel Hooper Thomas Cornell

Julias Hotchkiss

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Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Nathan F. Dixon Mr. John Lynch

Mr. William H. Robertson
Oakes Ames
Oliver H. Dockery

James K. Moorhead William E. Robinson George W. Anderson Ignatius Donnelly

John Morrissey

Robert C. Schenck
Stevenson Archer
W. P. Edwards
Leonard Myers

Lewis Selye
Delos R. Ashley
Benjamín Eggleston William E. Niblack

Worthington C. Smith
James M. Ashley
Thomas W. Ferry
David A. Nunn

Thomas E. Stewart Willian H. Barnain Adam J. Glossbrenner Charles O'Neill

Frederick Stone
John F. Benjamin
Charles M. Hamilton Godlove S. Orth

Lawrence S. Trimble W. Jasper Blackburn Thomas Haughey

S. Newton Pettis

Henry Van Aernam C. C. Bowen Benjamin F. Hopkins Charles E. Phelps

Robert T. Van Horn Albert G. Burr Richard D. Hubbard Frederick A. Pike

Cbarles H. Van Wyck Henry L. Cake Calvin T. Hulburd William A. Pile

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
John B. Callis
William H. Kelsey
Tobias A. Plants

Fernando Wood
Reader W. Clarke
John H. Ketcham

Theodore M. Pomeroy Fred'k E. Woodbridge
Sidney Clarke
Addison H. Laflin
John V. L. Pruyn

George W. Woodward. Oliver J. Dickey

Benjamin F. Loan

So the bill was not laid on the table.

The question recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded, and the main question ordered to be put.

The question then recurring on the motion of Mr. E. B. Washburne to refer to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, It was put,

( Yeas........ And decided in the affirmative, Nays... (Not voting.......

81 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

ay

Mr. Samuel M. Arnell

Alexander H. Bailey
Jobn Beatty
Jarnes B. Beck
Jobo F. Benjamin
Jacob Benton
Job A. Bingham
Antin Blair
Nathaniel Boyden
Benjamin M. Boyer
Ralph P. Buckland
Joha W. Chanler
Joho Covode

Mr. Columbus Delano

Jacob H. Ela
Orange Ferriss
John Fox
J. Lawrence Getz
J. S. Golladay
John A. Griswold
Asa P. Grover
Charles Haight
I.aac R, Hawkins
John Hill
William S. Holman
Chester D. Hubbard

Mr. James M. Humphrey Mr. William Loughridge
Morton C. Honter

Samuel S. Marshall
James A. Johnson

James M. Marvin
Thomas L. Jones

Horace Maynard
George W. Julian

Dennis McCarthy
William D. Kelley

James R. McCorinick
Michael C. Kerr

Hiram McCullough
Bethuel M. Kitchen Ulysses Mercur
J. Proctor Knott

George F. Miller
William H. Koontz

William Moore
Israel G. Lash

Daniel J. Morrell
George V. Lawrence James Mullins
William Lawrence

Carman A. Newcomb

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