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By Mr. Sidney Clarke: Resolutions of the legislature of the State of . Kansas, tendering thanks to Generals Sheridan and Custar and Colonel Forsyth for their efficiency in prosecuting the Indian war; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Polsley : Resolutions of the legislature of the State of West Virginia, asking a grant of public lands to aid in constructing the Central West Virginia railroad; to the Committee on the Public Lands..

By Mr. Holbrook: A memorial of the legislature of Idaho Territory, in regard to the Pacific railroad; to the Committee on the Pacific Rail road, and ordered to be printed in the Globe.

By Mr. Cavanagh: A bill (H. R. 1900) to establish certain post roads in the Territory of Montana; to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Pierce: A bill (H. R. 1901) granting public lands to the New Orleans and Selma Railroad Company and Immigration Association; to the Committee on the Public Lands, and ordered to be printed.

Also a bill (H. R. 1902) to establish a post route from Demopolis, Marengo county, Alabama, to Eutaw, Greene county, Alabama; to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Roderick R. Butler: A bill (H. R. 1903) granting a pension to Charles Mains, of Tennessee; to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Kerr: A bill (H. R. 1904) to prescribe an uniform rule of naturalization; to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws, and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Corley: A bill (H. R. 1905) to remove the political disabilities of W. W. Boyce, a citizen of Washington, D. C.; to the Committee on Reconstruction.

All the States and Territories having been called for bills on leave, The Speaker next proceeded to call for resolutions ; When, Mr. Julian, on leave, introduced a joint resolution (H. R. 448) to prevent the further sale of the public lands of the United States, except as provided for in the pre-emption and homestead laws and the laws for disposing of town sites and mineral lands; and regulating further grants of lands in aid of railroads: which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,
Mr. Julian moved the previous question,
Pending which,
Mr. Hopkins moved that the resolution be laid on the table;
And the question being put,

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

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(Not voting................... 54 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. William H. Barnum Mr. John T. Deweese Mr. J. Proctor Knott Mr. Luke P. Poland
James B. Beck
Oliver J. Dickey
Israel G. Lash

Daniel Polsley
John F. Benjamin
John F. Driggs
Samuel S. Marshall

Philetus Sawyer
Austin Blair
J. S. Golladay
James M. Marvin

Caleb N. Taylor
Nathaniel Boyden
Thomas Haughey
Horace Maypard

Row'd E. Trowbridge Roderick R. Butler

James M. Humphrey James R. McCormick Cadwal'r C. Washburn
John B. Callis
Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Nicholson

Thomas Williams
Amasa Cobb
Francis W. Kellogg Benjamin W. Norris

P. M. B. Young.
Simeon Corley

Michael C. Kerr
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. James M. Ashley Mr. John D. Baldwin Mr. Fernando C. Beaman
Oake Ames
Samuel B. Axtell
Nathaniel P. Banks

John Beatty
Delos R. Ashley
Jebu Baker
Demas Barnes

John A. Bingham

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Mr. James G. Blaine Mr. J. Lawrence Getz Mr. John A. Logan

Mr. Samuel Shellabarger Thomas Boles

Adam J. Glossbrenner William Loughridge Charles Sitgreaves George S. Bontwell James H. Goss Rufus Mallory

Worthington C. Smith Benjamin M. Boyer Joseph J. Gravely Dennis McCarthy

Rufus P. Spalding Henry P. H. Bromwell Asa P. Grover

Samuel McKee

H. H. Stark weather James Brooks Charles Haight George F. Miller

Aaron F. Stevens John M. Broomall George A. Halsey William Moore

Thomas E. Stewart Ralph P. Buckland Abner 0. Harding

James K. Moorhead

William B. Stokes
Albert G. Burr
Isaac R, Hawkins
James Mullins

John H. Stover
Benjamin F. Butler
David Heaton

Carman A. Newcomb J. H. Sypher
Samuel F. Cary
William Higby
William E. Niblack

Stephen Taber
John C. Churchill
John Hill
Charles O'Neill

John Taffe
Reader W. Clarke
William S. Holman
Godlove S. Orth

Francis Thomas
Sidney Clarke
Samuel Hooper
Halbert E. Paino

Nelson Tift
J. W. Clift
Benjamin F. Hopkins Sidney Perham

Charles Upson
John Coburn
Asahel W. Hubbard
S. Newton Pettis

Henry Van Aeroam
Snelby M. Cullom
Chester D. Hubbard William A. Pile

Daniel M. Van Auken
Columbus Delano
Morton C. Hunter
Tobias A. Plants

Burt Van Hora
Nathan F. Dixon
Ebon C. Ingersoll

Theodore M. Pomeroy Robert T. Van Horn
Oliver H. Dockery
James A. Johnson
Hiram Price

Philadelph Van Tron Grenville M. Dodge Alexander H. Jones John V. L. Pruyn

Hamilton Ward
Ignatius Donnelly
Thomas L. Jones
Samuel J. Randall

Henry D Washburn Ephraim R. Eckley Norman B. Judd

Green B. Raum

William B. Washbum Charles A. Eldridge George W. Julian

William H. Robertson William Williams Thomas D. Eliot William D. Kelley Logan H. Roots

James F. Wilson
James T. Elliott
William H. Kelsey
Lewis W. Ross

John T. Wilson
John F. Farnsworth
Bethuel M. Kitchen
Robert C. Schenck

Stephen F. Wilson
Orange Ferriss
William H. Koontz
Glenni W. Scofield

Fernando Wood. Thomas W. Ferry Addison H. Laflin Lewis Selye

Fred'k E. Woodbridge William C. Fields George V. Lawrence John P. C. Shanks

George W. Woodward James A. Garfield

William Lawrence
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Henry L. Dawes Mr. Benjamin F. Loan Mr. Frederick A. Pike
George W. Anderson
W. P. Edwards
John Lynch

C. H. Prince
Stevenson Archer
Benjamin Eggleston Hiram McCullough

William E. Robinsea
Samuel M. Arnell
Jacob H. Ela
Ulysses Mercur

Frederick Stone Alexander H. Bailey John Fox

Daniel J. Morrell

John Trimble
Jacob Benton
John R. French
John Morrissey

Lawrence S. Trimble W. Jasper Blackburn Samuel F. Gove

William Mungen

Ginery Twichell C.C. Bowen John A. Griswold Leonard Myers

Charles H. Van Wye Charles W. Buckley Charles M. Hamilton J. P. Newsham

Michael Vidal
Henry L. Cake
Julius Hotchkiss
David A. Nunn

Ellihu B. Washburde
John W. Chanler
Richard D. Hubbard
John A. Peters

Martin Welker
Burton C. Cook
Calvin T. Hulburd
Charles E. Phelps

B. F. Whittemore
Thomas Cornell
John H. Ketcham
Charles W. Pierce

William Windom. John Covode

William S. Lincoln

So the House refused to lay the resolution on the table.
The morning hour then expired.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House executive communications, which were severally referred as follows, viz:

I. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, in answer to a resolution of the House of the 8th of December last, relative to expenses of Osage Indian treaty commission, to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

II. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to the resolution of the House of the 5th instant, relative to the colonial trade and the fisheries on the coast of the British provinces, to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed.

III. A letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a communication from the commander of the 5th military district, in regard to a modification of the oath of office, to the Committee on Reconstruction and ordered to be printed.

IV. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting estimate for services of B. B. Mitchell, as detective to break up cattle-stealing in the Indian territory, to the Committee on Appropriations.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for ten days was granted to Mr. Cook and Mr. Arnell, and to Mr. Mungen and Mr. Pruyn, for this evening's session,

Mr. Stephen F. Wilson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 765. An act to give an additional term of the United States circuit court for the eastern district of Kansas;

When
The Speaker signed the same.

By unanimous consent, leave was granted to the Speaker to withdraw from the files of the Committee on Invalid Pensions the papers in the case of Brewer; no copies to be left.

Mr. Corley, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1907) to incorporate the National Railway, Loan and Trust Company; which was read a first and second time, referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Brooks 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.

Mr. Pruyn, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That it be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means to inquire into the propriety of reducing or abrogating the duty now charged on flowering plants brought from foreign countries.

Mr. Spalding, from the Committee on Appropriations, to which was referred the Senate amendments to the bill of the House (H. R. 1570) making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, and for other purposes, reported the same back, recommending concurrence in some and nonconcurrence in others of said amendments.

Ordered, (by unanimous consent,) That said bill and amendments be made a special order for consideration in the House to-morrow, after the morning hour, and until disposed of; and that the same be printed, with the recommendations of the committee thereon.

Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to which was referred the joint resolution of the Senate (S. 171) in relation to coast defence, reported the same back without amendment.

Ordered, That said joint resolution be read a third time. . It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Garfield 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of said joint resolution.

Mr. Judd, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read and referred to the Committee on Appropriations, viz:

Resolved, That the Secretary of War be directed to have examinations and surveys made at the port of Chicago, with a view to secure such additional and enlarged harbor facilities as the necessities of commerce at that point demand.

The Speaker having announced as the business next in order the motion submitted by Mr. Schenck on Monday last to suspend the rules so as to enable the House to consider the bill (H. R. 1460) regulating the duties on imported copper and copper ores, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, The question was put, Will the House agree to the said motion?

( Yeas .......... And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays........

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

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Those who voted in the affirmative areMr. Oakes Ames

Mr. Ephraim R. Eckley Mr. John H. Ketcham Mr. William H. Robertson Delos R. Ashley W. P. Edwards Bethuel M. Kitchen

Logan H. Roots James M. Ashley Jacob H. Ela William H. Koontz

Philetus Sawyer Samuel B. Axtell Thomas D. Eliot Israel G. Lash

Robert C. Schenck John D. Baldwin James T. Elliott

George V. Lawrence Glenni W. Scofield Fernando C. Beaman John F. Farnsworth William Lawrence

Lewis Selye
John Beatty
Orange Ferriss
William S. Lincoln

Samuel Shellabarger
John F. Benjamin
Thomas W. Ferry
Benjamin F. Loan

Charles Sitgreaves John A. Bingham James A. Garfield James M. Marvin

Worthington C. Smith Austin Blair James H. Goss Horace Maynard

Rufus P. Spalding Thomas Boles Samuel F. Gove Dennis McCarthy

William B. Stokes
C. C. Bowen
Joseph J. Gravely
Samuel McKee

John H. Stover
Nathaniel Boyden
Charles Haight
George F. Miller

John Taffe
John M. Broomall
George A. Halsey
William Moore

Caleb N. Taylor
Ralph P. Buckland
Abner C. Harding
James K. Moorhead

Row'd E. Trowbridge Roderick R. Butler Thomas Haughey Daniel J. Morrell

Ginery Twicbell
John B. Callis
David Heaton
James Mulling

Charles Upson
John C. Churchill
John Hill

Carman A. Newcomb Henry Van Aernam
Reader W. Clarke
William S. Holman

Benjamin W. Norris Robert T. Van Horn
J. W. Clift
Benjamin F. Hopkins David A. Nunn

Michael Vidal
Amasa Cobb
Asahel W. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Hamilton Ward
John Coburn
Chester D. Hubbard 8. Newton Pettis

Henry D. Washburn
Simeon Corley
Calvin T. Hulburd
Charles W. Pierce

William B. Washburn
John Covode
Morton C. Hunter
Tobias A. Plants

Martin Welker
Henry L. Dawes
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Luke P. Poland

Thomas Williams
John T. Deweese
James A. Johnson
Daniel Polsley

William Williams Oliver J. Dickey Alexander H. Jones

Theodore M. Pomeroy John T. Wilson Nathan F. Dixon William D. Kelley Hiram Price

Stephen F. Wilson, Ignatius Donnelly Francis W. Kellogg C. H. Prince

William Windom John F. Driggs William H. Kelsey John V. L. Pruyn

Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William B. Allison

Jehu Baker
Nathaniel P. Banks
James B. Beck
Benjamin M. Boyer
James Brooks
Albert G. Burr
John W. Chanler
Sidney Clarke
Shelby M. Cullom
Oliver H. Dockery
Charles A. Eldridge
William C. Fields

Mr. Adam J. Glossbrenner Mr. William Mungen
J. S. Golladay

J. P. Newsham
Asa P. Grover

William E. Niblack
Isaac R. Hawkins

John A. Nicholson
James M. Humphrey Godlove S. Orth
Thomas A. Jenckes Sidney Perham
Thomas L. Jones

Charles E. Phelps
Norman B. Judd

Frederick A. Pike
Michael C. Kerr

Samuel J. Randall
J. Proctor Knott

Lewis W. Ross
John A. Logan

John P. C. Sbanks
Samuel S. Marshall

H. H. Stark weather
James R. McCormick

Mr. Aaron F. Stevens

Stephen Taber
Francis Thomas
Nelson Tift
John Trimble
Daniel M. Van Auken
Philadelph Van Trump
Cadwal'r C. Washburn
James F. Wilson
Fernando Wood
George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.

Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Benjamin F. Butler

George W. Anderson Henry L. Cake
Stevenson Archer

Samuel F. Cary
Samuel M. Arnell

Burton C. Cook Alexander H. Bailey Thomas Cornell Demas Barnes

Columbus Delano
William H. Barnum Grenville M. Dodge
Jacob Benton

Benjamin Eggleston
W. Jasper Blackburn John Fox
James G. Blaine

John R. French
George S. Boutwell

J. Lawrence Getz Henry P. H. Bromwell John A. Griswold Charles W. Buckley Charles M. Hamilton

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So the motion to suspend the rules was agreed to.
Pending the question on agreeing to the said amendments,
Mr. Schenck moved the previous question, which was seconded.
Pending the question on ordering the main question,
Mr. Brooks moved that the bill 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

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Mr. William B. Allison

Jehu Baker
John D. Baldwin
Demax Barnes
John Beatty

Mr. James B. Beck

Benjamin M. Boyer
James Brooks
Albert G. Burr
Samuel F. Cary

Mr. John W. Chanler

Sidney Clarke
J. W. Clift
Shelby M. Cullom
Oliver H. Dockery

Mr. Charles A. Eldridge

William O. Fields

J. Lawrence Getz Adam J. Glossbrenner J. S. Golladay

Mr. James H. Gogs Mr. Michael C. Kerr Mr. Sidney Perham
Asa P. Grover
J. Proctor Knott

John A. Peters
Charles Haight
John A. Logan

Charles E. Phelps
Abner C. Harding

Williarn Loughridge Frederick A. Pike
Isaac R. Hawkins
Samuel S. Marshall

Samuel J. Randall
William S. Holman

James R. McCormick William E. Robinson
Julius Hotchkiss
William Mungen

Lewis W. Ross
James M. Humphrey William E. Niblack

John P. C. Shanks
Morton C. Hunter
John A. Nicholson

H. H. Starkweather
Thomas L. Jones

Benjamin W. Norris Aaron F. Stevens
Norman B, Judd
Godlove S. Orth

Stephen Taber
George W. Julian
Those who voted in the negative are-

Mr. John Taffe

Francis Thomas
Nelson Tift
John Trimble
Daniel M. Van duken
Philadelph Van Trump
William Williams
James F. Wilson
Fernando Wood
George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.

Mr. Oakes Ames

Mr. Ephraim R. Eckley Mr. George V. Lawrence Mr. William H. Robertson
Delos R. Ashley
Jacob H. Ela
William Lawrence

Philetus Sawyer
James M. Ashley
Thomas D. Eliot
Benjamin F. Loan

Robert C. Schenck
Samuel B. Axtell
James T. Elliott
Rufus Mallory

Glenni W. Scofield Fernando C. Beaman Orange Ferriss

James M. Marvin

Lewis Selye
John F. Benjamin
Thomas W. Ferry
Horace Maynard

Samuel Shellabarger
Austin Blair
James A. Garfield
Samuel McKee

Charles Sitgreaves Thomas Boles Joseph J. Gravely George F. Miller

William B. Stokes Nathaniel Boyden George A. Halsey William Moore

John H. Stover Henry P. H. Bromwell Thomas Haughey

James K. Moorhead

J. H. Sypher
John M. Broomall
David Heaton
Daniel J. Morrell

Caleb N. Taylor
Ralph P. Buckland William Higby

James Mullins

Row'd E. Trowbridge Benjamin F. Butler John Hill

Carman A. Newcomb Ginery Twichell
Roderick R. Butler
Benjamin F. Hopkins J. P. Newsham

Charles Upson
John B. Callis
Chester D. Hubbard David A. Nunn

Henry Van Aernam
John C. Churchill
Calvin T. Hulburd
Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn
Reader W. Clarke
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Halbert E. Paine

Robert T. Van Horn
Amasa Cobb
Thomas A. Jenckes
S. Newton Pettis

Michael Vidal
John Coburn
James A. Johnson
Charles W Pierce

Hamilton Ward
John Covode
Alexander H. Jones William A. Pile

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
Henry L. Dawes
William D. Kelley
Tobias A. Plants

William B. Washburo
Columbus Delano
Francis W. Kellogg Luke P. Poland

Martin Welker
John T. Deweese
William H. Kelsey
Daniel Polsley

Thomas Williams
Oliver J. Dickey
John H. Ketcham

Theodore M. Pomeroy John T. Wilson
Nathan F. Dixon
Bethuel M. Kitchen
Hiram Price

Stephen F. Wilson Grenville M. Dodge William H. Koontz

John V. L. Pruyn

William Windom
Ignatius Donnelly
Addison H. Laflin
Green B. Raum

Fred'k E. Woodbridge. John F. Driggs

Israel G. Lash
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. C.C. Bowen

Mr. John A. Griswold Mr. C. H. Prince
George W. Anderson Charles W. Buckley Charles M. Hamilton Logan H. Roots
Stevenson Archer
Henry L. Cake
Samuel Hooper

Worthington C. Smith
Samuel M. Arnell
Burton C. Cook

Asahel W. Hubbard Rufus P. Spalding Alexander H. Bailey Simeon Corley

Richard D. Hubbard Thomas E. Stewart
Nathaniel P. Banks
Thomas Cornell
William S. Lincoln

Frederick Stone
William H. Barnum
W. P. Edwards
John Lynch

Lawrence S. Trimble
Jacob Benton
Benjamin Eggleston Dennis McCarthy

Charles H. Van Wyck John A. Bingham John F. Farnsworth Hiram McCullough

Elihu B. Washburne W.Jasper Blackburn John Fox

Ulysses Mercur

Henry D. Washburn James G. Blaine John R. French John Morrissey

B. F. Whittemore. George S. Boutwell Samuel F. Gove

Leonard Myers

So the House refused to lay the bill on the table.

The main question having been ordered, and the said amendments of the Senate having been read as follows, viz: Insert after the word “enumerated,” in line four of the bill, the following: “including sulphate of copper, or blue vitriol,"

At the end of the bill add the following:

On copper in rolled plates, called braziers' copper, sheets, rods, pipes, and copper bottoms, eyelets, and all manufactures of copper or of which copper shall be a component of chief value, not otherwise herein provided for, forty-five per cent. ad valorem : Provided, That the increased duty imposed by this act shall not apply to any of the articles therein enumerated which shall have been in course of transit to the United States, and actually on shipboard on the 19th of January, 1869." The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?

(Yeas ...........

112 And it was decided in the affirmative, 3 Nays .......

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

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