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150 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays.........

(Not voting............ 31 Two-thirds voting in favor thereof. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Grenville M. Dodge Mr. John H. Ketcham Mr. Green B. Raum
Samuel M. Arnell
Ignatius Donnelly
William H. Koontz

William H. Robertson
Delos R. Ashley
John F. Driggs
Addison H. Laflin

Logan H. Roots
James M. Ashley
Ephraim R. Eckley
Israel G. Lash

Philetus Sawyer
Alexander H. Bailey

W. P. Edwards

George V. Lawrence Glenni W. Scofield
John D. Baldwin
Benjamin Eggleston William Lawrence

Lewis Selye
Nathaniel P. Banks
Jacob H. Ela
William S. Lincoln

John P. c. Shanks
Fernando C. Beaman Thomas D. Eliot

Benjamin F. Loan

Samuel Shellabarger
John Beatty
James T. Elliott
John A. Logan

Worthington C. Smith
John F. Benjamin

John F. Farnsworth William Loughridge Rufus P. Spalding
Jacob Benton
Orange Ferriss
John Lynch

H. H. Stark weather
W. Jasper Blackburn Thomas W. Ferry

James M. Marvin

Thomas E. Stewart
James G. Blaine
William C. Fields
Horace Maynard

William B. Stokes
Austin Blair
John R. French
Samuel McKee

John H. Stover
Thomas Boleg
James A. Garfield
Ulysses Mercur

John Taffe
George S. Boutwell

James H. Goss
George F. Miller

Caleb N. Taylor
C.C. Bowen
Samuel F. Gove
William Moore

Francis Thomas
Nathaniel Boyden
Joseph J. Gravely
James K. Moorhead

John Trimble
Henry P. H. Bromwell John A. Griswold

Daniel J. Morrell

Row'd E. Trowbridge
John M. Broomall
George A. Halsey
James Mullins

Ginery Twichell
Ralph P. Buckland
Charles M. Hamilton Leonard Myers

Charles Upson
Charles W. Buckley Abner C. Harding

Carman A. Newcomb Henry Van Aernam
Benjamin F. Butler Thomas Haughey

J. P. Newsbam

Burt Van Horn
Henry L. Cake
David Heaton

Benjamin W. Norris Robert T. Van Horn
John B. Callis
William Higby
David d. Nunn

Charles H. Van Wyck
John C. Churchill
Samuel Hooper
Charles O'Neill

Hamilton Ward
Sidney Clarke
Benjamin F. Hopkins Godlove S. Orth

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
J. W. Clift
Chester D. Hubbard Halbert E. Paine

Henry D. Washburn
Amasa Cobb
Calvin T. Hulburd
Sidney Perham

William B. Washburn
John Coburn
Morton C. Hunter
John A. Peters

Martin Welker
Burton C. Cook
Thomas A. Jenckes
Charles W. Pierce

B. F. Whittemore
Simeon Corley
Alexander H. Jones
Frederick A. Pike

Thomas Williams
John Covode
Norman B. Judd
William A. Pile

William Williams
Shelby M. Cullom
George W. Julian
Tobias A. Plants

James F. Wilson
Henry L. Dawes
William D. Kelley
Luke P. Poland

John T. Wilson
Columbus Delano
Francis W. Kellogg
Hiram Price

Stephen F. Wilson
John T. Deweese
William H. Kelsey
C. H. Prince

William Windom.
Oliver H. Dockery

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. Stevenson Archer Mr. John Fox

Mr. J. Proctor Knott Mr. William E. Robinson
Samuel B. Axtell
J. Lawrence Getz
Samuel S. Marshall

Lewis W. Ross
Jebu Baker
J. S. Golladay

James R. McCormick Charles Sitgreaves
William H. Barnum
Asa P. Grover
William Mungen

Frederick Stone
James B. Beck
Charles Haight
William E. Niblack

Stephen Taber
John A. Bingham
Isaac R. Hawkins
John A. Nicholson

Nelson Tift
Benjamin M, Boyer
Julius Hotchkiss
Charles E. Phelps

Daniel M. Van Auken
James Brooks
James M. Humphrey Danial Polsley

Philadelph Van Trump
Albert G. Burr
James A. Johnson
John V. L. Pruyn

George W. Woodward
Samuel F. Cary
Thomas L. Joney
Samuel J. Randall

P. M. B. Young.
John W. Chanler

Michael C. Kerr
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Nathan F. Dixon Mr. Bethuel M. Kitchen Mr. Aaron F. Stevens
Oakes Ames
Charles A. Eldridge
Rufus Mallory

J. H. Sypher
George W. Anderson Adam J. Glossbrenner Dennis McCarthy

Lawrence S. Trimble
Demas Barnes
John Hill
Hiram McCullough

Michael Vidal
Roderick R, Butler
William S. Holman
John Morrissey

Ellihu B, Washburne
Reader W. Clarke
Asahel W. Hubbard
S. Newton Pettis

Fernando Wood
Thomas Cornell

Richard D. Hubbard Theodore M. Pomeroy Fred'k E. Woodbridge.
Oliver J. Dickey
Ebon C. Ingersoll

Robert C. Schenck
The Speaker voted in the affirmative.
So the joint resolution was passed.

Mr. Boutwell moved that the vote last taken 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 joint resolution.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House the following, viz:

I. Concurrent resolutions of the legislature of the State of South

Carolina, for the removal of political disabilities of James F. Green, John Wilson, W. Hutson Uligg, J. J. Halford, G. W. H. Legg, R. C. Poole, W. C. Harris, J. K. Linder, Jacob Simons Linder, Daniel Keels, and Eli Cornwell; which were referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

II. A resolution of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce against the extension of the 50 per cent. clause of the bankrupt law; which was referred to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws.

Mr. John T. Wilson, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1813) to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Ohio river; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

The House then, on motion of Mr. B. F. Butler, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. J. F. Wil. son repored that the committee having had under consideration, according to order, the state of the Union generally, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 1738) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June 30, 1870, had come to no resolution thereon.

On motion of Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That an amendment proposed to be submitted by him to the bill of the House, H. R. 1728, (Indian appropriation bill,) be printed.

Mr. Kerr, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1814) for the relief of S. M. Stockslager; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

On motion of Mr. Taffe, by unanimous consent, the bill of the Senate, (S. 730) supplementary to an act entitled “An act to confirm the titles to certain lands in the State of Nebraska," was taken from the Speaker's table and read a first and second time.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill.

Mr. Woodward, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1815) granting a pension to Jonathan Nutt; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the War of 1812.

Mr. Mungen, by unanimous consent, submitted a resolution, which was read, considered, and agreed to, as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be and he is hereby requested to transmit to this house copies of papers filed in the Department of State, October 9, 1866, relative to the claim of Owen Thorn and others against the British government for indemnity for losses sustained by the steamer Congress by the Canadian authorities.

Mr. McKee moved that the vote by which the said resolution was passed be reconsidered ; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. Price, by unanimous consent, submitted a resolution, which was read, considered, and agreed to, as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Interior be directed to furnish to this house a copy of the report of the President of the Union Pacific railroad of December, 1868, relative to the report of the special commission of which General G. K. Warren was president.

of the claim the Committee

On motion of Mr. Mungen, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the views of the minority of the Committee on Indian Affairs, against the allowance of the claim of Heald and Wright, be printed.

Mr. Ross, by unanimous consent, submitted a resolution which was read, considered, and agreed to, as follows, viz:

Resolred, That the Committee on the Revision of the Laws be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the naturalization laws as to enable foreigners, coming to this country with the intention of making a permanent residence therein, to become naturalized and enjoy all the rights and privileges of citizens of the United States in one year after arriving in the United States, and that said committee report by bill or otherwise.

On motion of Mr. J. F. Wilson, by unanimous consent, leave was granted to withdraw from the files of the House the papers in the case of Blanton Duncan, copies thereof to be left on the files.

Mr. Robinson moved that the vote by which the resolution of Mr. Ross, in relation to the naturalization of foreigners, was passed, be reconsidered.

Mr. Scofield moved that the said inotion to reconsider be laid on the table. Pending which,

On motion of Mr. McKee,
The House, at 4 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m., adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1869. The following memorials, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules:

By Mr. Judd: The petition of Arnold Damen, praying that an organ built for church purposes be admitted free of duty.

By Mr. Beck: The petition of citizens of the State of Kentucky, praying for a modification of the tax on tobacco and distilled spirits.

By Mr. Glossbrenner: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Paine: Twenty petitions of similar import from citizens of the State of Wisconsin. • By Mr. Brooks: Resolutions of the Chamber of Commerce of the city of New York, on the subject of the finances.

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

By Mr. Delano: The petition of citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for an amendment to the Constitution.

By Mr. Bingham: A petition of similar import from citizens of the same State.

By Mr. Koontz: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Pennsylvania.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Moore: Three petitions from citizens of the State of Massachusetts, relative to illegal taxation on trading vessels.

By Mr. Raum: The petition of citizens of Cairo, Illinois, praying for an appropriation to enable the Sisters of Charity to erect a marine hospital at that place.

By Mr. Taber: The petition of citizens of Suffolk county, New Jersey, praying for the removal of the obstructions at Hell Gate, New York harbor.

By Mr. Robertson : A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of New York.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Woodward: The petition of Jonathan Nutt, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. — : The petition of Mary Ann Richmond, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. George V. Lawrence: The petition of Mrs. Matilda Carney, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. Logan: The petition of Mary J. Clark, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. Van Auken: The petition of Samuel B. Hutchinson, guardian and next friend of Mary Ann Shurlock, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. Van Aernam: The petition of James H. Maguire, praying for an invalid pension.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Burt Van Horn: The petition of William Taylor, of Richmond, Virginia, praying for relief from political disability.

By Mr. Whittemore: A petition of similar import from John M. Norris, of South Carolina

By Mr. Axtell: The petition of citizens of the State of California, praying for a mail route from Santa Cruz to Felton.

By Mr. Corley: The petition of citizens of the State of South Carolina, praying for a mail route from Lexington Court House to Pine Ridge.

By Mr. Callis : The petition of citizens of the State of Alabama, pray. ing for a mail route from Scottsboro' to Salem, Tennessee.

By Mr. — : The petition of citizens of the State of Indiana, praying for a mail route from Hobbieville to Harrodsburg.

By Mr. Hamilton: The petition of the legislature of Florida, relative to certain mail routes in that State.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Blackburn: The petition of Lucy Browne, widow of William Browne, late private company B, 80th United States colored troops, praying for an invalid pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. — : The petition of the business men of Chicago and elsewhere, praying for the restriction of the powers of the Secretary of the Treasury relative to the sale of bonds; which was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. Newcomb: The petition of the city council of Carondelet, Missouri, relative to Jefferson barracks;

By Mr. — : The petition of M. R. Edmonds, 67th regiment Indiana volunteers, praying to be mustered and paid as first lieutenant;

By Mr. Schenck: Additional papers in support of the claim of Thomas Worthington, of Ohio; which were referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Burleigh: A remonstrance of the citizens of Union county, Dakota, against the bill for the disorganization of the said Territory; which was referred to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Garfield: The petition of citizens of Easton, Pennsylvania, praying for an appropriation to aid the National Homestead for Disabled Soldiers.

By Mr. Morrell: A petition of similar import from citizens of the same State.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By Mr. Logans: A letter from A. H. Bailey, general agent of the Illinois Soldiers' College, asking that a special act be passed giving the college a teacher; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Halsey: The petition of Jacob L. Briggs and Nahor B. Yard, praying for relief from political disability; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Cadwalader C. Washburn: The remonstrance of the board of supervisors of Burnett county, Wisconsin, against the extension of a land grant.

By Mr. Sawyer: A communication from W. S. Vincent, relative to the Saint Croix railroad grant.

Ordered, That the said papers be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Windom: Two petitions from citizens of the State of Minnesota, praying for aid to the Northern Pacific railroad.

By Mr. Eggleston : Resolutions of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, protesting against the extension of the operation of the bankrupt

law.

By Mr. Phelps: Resolutions of similar import from the Baltimore Corn and Flour Exchange.

Ordered, That the said petitions and resolutions be referred to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws.

By Mr. - : The petition of Joel W. Curtis, praying to be reimbursed out of annuities due from the United States to the Kiowa and Comanche tribes of Indians for property stolen from him by bands belonging to said tribes, which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By Mr. Boutwell: The petition of citizens of the State of Massachusetts, praying for aid to the orphans of the soldiers and sailors of the United States; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Gravely: The petitions of William M. Tredway, John W. Jones, and L. Scruggs, of Pittsylvania county, Virginia, praying for relief from political disability; which were referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Cake: The memorial of J. A. Hearn, late of the 34th infantry, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Buckley: The petition of citizens of the State of Alabama, praying for a change of mail route No. 7152; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Chester D. Hubbard: The petition of members of the bar practicing in the circuit courts of the United States for the district of West Virginia, asking for the removal of said court from Parkersburg to Wheeling; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Hamilton: The remonstrance of the presidents of the Florida Central, Pensacola and Georgia, and Tallahassee railroads, against an increase of the duty on steel; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Ward: The petition of Emanuel Waddell, of Charles City county, Virginia, praying for the removal of his political disability.

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