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Horatio Seymour, of New York, received, including the vote of the State of Georgia......

80 votes. And, excluding the vote of the State of Georgia.......... 71 "

That for Vice-President of the United StatesSchuyler Colfax, of Indiana, received, including the vote of the State of Georgia.........

214 votes. And, excluding the vote of the State of Georgia.......... 205 « Francis P. Blair, jr., of Missouri, received, including the vote of the State of Georgia........ ........

80 66 And, excluding the vote of the State of Georgia..........

71 6 And thereupon, The President of the Senate declared

That Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois, having received a majority of the whole number of electoral votes for President, is duly elected President of the United States for four years, commencing with the 4th day of March, 1869.

And that Schuyler Colfax, of Indiana, having received a majority of the whole number of electoral votes for Vice-President, is duly elected Vice-President of the United States for four years, commencing with the 4th day of March, 1869.

The Senate then returned to their chamber. Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, as a question of privilege, submitted the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That' the House protest that the counting of the vote of Georgia by the order of the Vice-President pro tempore was a gross act of oppression and an invasion of the rights and privileges of the House.

After debate,
Mr. Butler modified the same so as to add thereto the following, viz:

Resolved, That the twenty-second joint rule of the House and Senate be, and hereby is, rescinded on the part of the House.

Resolved, That the resolutions now pending be, and are hereby, referred to a select committee of five, with leave to report at any time.

Pending which,
A message from the Senate, by Mr. McDonald, their chief clerk:
Mr. Speaker : The Senate have adopted the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That a committee of one member of the Senate be appointed by this body to join a committee of two members of the House of Representatives, to be appointed by that house, to wait on Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois, and to notify him that he has been duly elected President of the United States for four years, commencing on the 4th day of March, 1869; and also to notify Schuyler Colfax, of Indiana, that he has been duly elected Vice-President of the United States for four years, commencing on the 4th day of March, 1869.

And then,

Mr. Allison moved, at 5 o'clock and 40 minutes, p. m., that the Honse adjourn. And the question being put,

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

...... 104 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays........

.............. 42

( Not voting................... 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. Demas Barnes Mr. Thomas Boles
Oakes Ames

William H. Barnum George S. Boutwell
Delos R. Ashley
John Beatty

Benjamin M. Boyer
James M. Ashley

Roderick R. Butler Jehu Baker

James Brooks

John W. Chanler

Mr. John M. Broomall

Ralph P. Buckland

Charles W. Buckley Henry P. H. Bromwell

John A. Bingham
Austin Blair

Luke polsley

Mr. John C. Churchill Mr. John Hill

Mr. John A. Nicholson Mr. Frederick Stone
Sidney Clarke

Benjamin F. Hopkins Benjamin W. Norris John H. Stover
Amara Cobb
Julius Hotchkiss
Charles O'Neill

Stephen Taber
John Coburn
Thomas A. Jenckes Godlove S. Orth

Caleb N. Taylor
Shelby M. Cullom
James A. Johnson
S. Newton Pettig

Francis Thomas
Henry L. Dawes
Thomas L. Jones
Charles E. Phelps

Nelson Tift
Nathan F. Dixon
William D. Kelley
Frederick A. Pike

Row'd E. Trowbridge
Oliver H. Dockery
Michael C. Kerr
William A. Pile

Ginery Twichell
Grenville M. Dodge
John H. Ketcham
Luke P, Poland

Charles Upson
Ephraim R. Eckley
William H. Koontz
Daniel Polsley

Philadelph Van Trump
W. P. Edwards
Addison H. Laflin
John V. L. Pruyn

Henry D. Washburn Charles A. Eldridge Israel G. Lash Samuel J. Randall

William B. Washburn
Thomas D. Eliot
George V. Lawrence Green B. Raum

Martin Welker
Orange Ferriss
William Lawrence
Lewis W. Ross

B. F. Whittemore
James A. Garfield
Benjamin F. Loan
Robert C. Schenck

Thomas Williams J. S. Golladay Rufus Mallory Glenni W. Scofield

Stephen F. Wilson Samuel F. Gove Horace Maynard Lewis Selye

William Windom
Charles Haight
Dennis McCarthy

Samuel Shellabarger Fernando Wood
Thomas Haughey
Daniel J. Morrell

Worthington C. Smith Fred'k E. Woodbridge
Isaac R. Hawkins
William Mungen

Thomas E. Stewart George W. Woodward William Higby William E. Niblack William B. Stokes

P. M. B. Young. Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William H. Robertson

Logan H. Roots
Philetus Sawyer
John P. C. Shanks
H. H. Starkweather
Aaron F. Stevens
John Taffe
Daniel M. Van Auken
Burt Van Horn
Robert T. Van Horn.

Mr. Nathaniel P. Banks Mr. John F. Drigge Mr. William S. Holman
Fernando C. Boaman Jacob H. Ela

James M. Humphrey
Jacob Benton
John F. Farnsworth

Morton C. Hunter
James G. Blaine
Thomas W. Ferry

Ebon C. Ingersoll
Albert G. Burr
William C. Fields

Alexander H. Jones
Henry L. Cake
John R. French

George W. Julian
J. W. Clift
J. Lawrence Getz

George F. Miller
John Covode
Joseph J. Gravely

James Mullins
John T. Deweese
George A. Halsey

Sidney Perham
Oliver J. Dickey

Charles M. Hamilton John A. Peters
Iguatius Donnelly

David Heaton
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Columbus Delano Mr. William S. Lincoln
George W. Anderson Benjamin Eggleston

John A. Logan
Stevenson Archer
James T. Elliott

William Loughridge
Samuel M. Arnell
Joha Fox

John Lynch
Samuel B. Axteil

Adam J. Glossbrenner Samuel 8. Marshall
Alexander H. Bailey James H. Goss

James M. Marvin
Job D. Baldwin
John A. Griswold

James R. McCormick
James B. Beck
Asa P. Grover

Hiram MeCullough
John F. Benjamin
Abner C. Harding

Samuel McKee
W Jasper Blackburn Samuel Hooper

Ulysses Mercur
C. C. Rowen

Asabel W. Hubbard William Moore
Nathaniel Boyden
Chester D Hubbard

James K. Moorhead
Benjamin F. Butler

Richard D. Hubbard John Morrissey
John B. Callis
Calvin T. Hulburd

Leonard Myers
Samuel F. Cary
Norman B. Judd

Carman A. Newcomb
Reader W. Clarke
Francis W. Kellogg

J. P. Newsham
Burton C. Cook
William H. Kelsey

David A. Nunn
Simeon Corley
Bethuel M. Kitchen

Halbert E. Paine
Thomas Cornell
J. Proctor Knott

Charles W. Pierce

Mr. Tobias A. Plants

Theodore M. Pomeroy
Hiram Price
C. H. Prince
William E. Robinson
Charles Sitgreaves
Rufus P. Spalding
J. H. Sypher
John Trimble
Lawrence S. Trimble
Henry Van Aernam
Charlex H. Van Wyck
Michael Vidal
Hamilton Ward
Cadwal'r C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
William Williams
James F. Wilson
John T. Wilson.

So the motion was agreed to.
And thereupon, the House adjourned.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1869. The following memorials and petitions were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules :

By Mr. O'Neill: The petition of men drafted into the army who served in the war of the rebellion, praying that they may receive the additional bounty which was paid volunteers under the act approved July 28, 1866; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. O'Neill: The memorial of professors and students of Jefferson Medical College, of Philadelphia, praying for the passage of the bill pending for the reorganization of the medical corps of the navy; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Schenck: The petition of citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for the abolition of the franking privilege; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Anderson: The petition of the widow of Charles T. Hiltiball

praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Getz: The memorial of citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, praying for the repeal of the duty on imported barley.

By Mr. Laflin: The memorial of citizens of the State of New York, remonstrating against the duty on imported steel.

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

By Mr. Mullins: The petition of John Bridges, a soldier of the war of 1812, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Banks: The memorial of the owners of the steamer Meteor, praying indemnity for losses sustained by them in the detention of the said steamer by the United States authorities; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

By Mr. Driggs: The petition of citizens of the State of Michigan, praying for a further grant of land to the Sturgeon Bay canal; which was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting, in compliance with the resolution of the House of the 2d instant, correspondence relative to the Par. aguayan difficulties; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be printed.

The Speaker having announced, as the business first in order, the resolutions submitted by Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, and pending when the House adjourned yesterday, in regard to the counting of electoral votes, by unanimous consent, named Mr. Dawes to perform the duties of the Chair pending their consideration.

By unanimous consent, the House concurred in the resolution of the Senate providing for the appointment of a joint committee to wait on the President and Vice-President elect of the United States, and to notify them of their election, and the Speaker pro tempore appointed Mr. James F. Wilson and Mr. Pruyn the said committee on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passsed a bill of the House of the fol. lowing title, viz:

H. R. 1812. An act to allow deputy collectors and assistant assessors of internal revenue, acting as collectors or assessors, the pay of collectors and assessors; with an amendment, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate have also passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:

S. R. 219. Joint resolution giving the assent of the United States to the construction of the Newport and Cincinnati bridge;

S. 264. An act for the relief of Henry C. Noyes;

S. 753. An act to provide for the execution of judgments in capital cases; and

S. 891. An act for the relief of George Fowler, and the estate of DeGrasse Fowler, deceased, or their assigns; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted to Mr. Hill until Monday night next.

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the resolutions submitted by Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, the pending question, when the House adjourned yesterday, being on agreeing thereto.

After debate, Mr. Benjamin F. Butler modified the said resolutions so as to read as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the House protests against the manner of procedure, and the orders of the President of the Senate pro tempore, in presence of the two houses, in counting the vote of Georgia in obedience to the order of the Senate only, and against his acts dissolving the convention of the two houses at his own will as an invasion of the rights and priv. ileges of this house.

Resolved, That the above resolution be, and hereby is, referred to a select committee of five, with leave to report at any time, and report by bill or otherwise.

Pending which,
After debate,

The hour of 41 o'clock p. m. having arrived, the House took a recess until 74 o'clock p. m.

After the recess,

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House letters from the Secretary of War, as follows, viz:

I. Transmitting papers relative to the claim of Thomas Dowling to Yerba Buena; which was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands and ordered to be printed.

II. Transmitting report on the cases of George C. Haine and Henry A. White; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

III. Transmitting the account of the expenses of the national armory, at Springfield; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed.

IV. Relative to certain funds appropriated for the support of the Caddo, Wichita, and other affiliated tribes of Indians; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

V. Transmitting list of contracts made by the engineer department during the year 1868; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

Also, a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the treaty with the Delaware Indians; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Mr. Loan, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, to which was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 1903) granting a pension to Charles Mains, of Tennessee, reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

On motion of Mr. James M. Ashley, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That an amendment proposed to be submitted by him to the joint resolution of the House No. 402, be printed.

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1917. A bill granting a pension to Charlotte Webster, widow of Timothy Webster, deceased;

H. R. 1918. A bill to increase the pension of William H. Johnson ; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third tiine.

Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, to which was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 457) granting a pension to Elizabeth J. Miller, widow of General John Miller, reported the same without amendment.

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 therewith.

On motion of Mr. Miller, the Committee on Invalid Pensions were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 423) granting a pension to James Jackson; the bill of the House (H. R. 634) granting a pension to Walter H. Zimber and John P. McElroy; the petition of Sarah Briggs, and the petition of Marshall N. Snodgrass; and the same were laid on the table.

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1919. A bill granting back pension to Edmund W. Wendell, of Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania;

H. R. 1920. A bill granting a pension to Katharine Dreger, widow of Sylvester Dreger, deceased, late private of company H, of the 10th regi. ment of Minnesota volunteers; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.

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

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, made an adverse report upon the petition of various citizens of Ripley county, Indiana, in favor of a pension to Francis Horseley, widow of Richard Horseley.

On motion of Mr. Holman,
Ordered, That the same be recommitted to the said committee.

On motion of Mr. Miller, the same committee were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1036) to amend the 6th section of the act of July 4, 1864, on the subject of pensions, so as to authorize pensions to be granted from the date of discharge or death of the soldier; the bill of the House (H. R. 689) for the relief of Mary J. Stone, of Jackson county, Tennessee; and the petition of Arthur W. Irving; and the bill of the House (H. R. 1440) for the relief of William Wagner; and the same were laid on the table.

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1921. A bill granting a pension to Catharine O'Connors, widow of Timothy O'Connors, deceased, late private company C, of the 33d regiment Massachusetts volunteers;

H. R. 1922. A bill granting a pension to Mary J. Hutton, widow of John C. Hutton, deceased;

H. R. 1923. A bill granting a pension to Elizabeth Radigan, widow of John Radigan, deceased, who was a private in company A, of the 49th regiment Pennsylvania volunteers;

H. R. 1924. A bill granting a pension to John A. Parker, a soldier of the war of 1861 ;

H. R. 1925. A' bill granting a pension to Clarissa K. Grant;
H. R. 1926. A bill granting a pension to Anu Smith;
H. R. 1927. A bill granting a pension to Harriet M. Mills, widow of

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