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Mr. William Moore

John Morrissey
James Mullins
Carman A. Newcomb
David A. Nunn
S. Newton Pettis
Frederick A. Pike
William A. Pile
Luke P. Poland

Mr. John V. L. Pruyn Mr. Thomas E. Stewart
Green B. Raum

Caleb N. Taylor
William H. Robertson Francis Thomas
William E. Robinson Lawrence S. Trimble
Worthington C. Smith Ginery Twichell
Rufus P. Spalding

Henry Van Aernam
H. H. Starkweather Daniel M. Van Auken
Aaron F. Stevens

Robert T. Van Horn

Mr. Michael Vidal

Ellihu B. Washburne
B. F. Whittemore
Thomas Williams
John T. Wilson
Stephen F. Wilson
Fernando Wood
Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

So the said motion was laid on the table.

Mr. Ward 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.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for this evening was granted to Mr. Stover.

Mr. Boutwell moved that the rules be suspended so as to take up and consider the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 402) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, with the amendments of the Senate thereto. And the question being put,

( Yeas... 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, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. George W. Anderson Mr. Oliver H. Dockery
Jehu Baker

Ignatius Donnelly
John D. Baldwin

John F. Driggs Fernando C. Beaman Ephraim R. Eckley John Beatty

W.P. Edwards John F. Benjamin

Benjamin Eggleston Jacob Benton

Jacob H. Ela John A. Bingham

Thomas D. Eliot Jannes G. Blaine

John F. Farnsworth Austin Blair

Orange Ferriss George S. Boutwell

Thomas W. Ferry C. C. Bowen

William C. Fields Nathaniel Boyden

James H. Goss Henry P. H. Bromwell Samuel F. Gove John M. Broomall

Joseph J. Gravely Ralph P. Buckland

Thomas Haughey Charles W. Buckley Isaac R. Hawkins Benjamin F. Butler David Heaton Roderick R. Butler

William Higby John B. Callis

John Hill John C Churchill

Benjamin F. Hopkins Reader W. Clarke

Chester D, Hubbard Sidney Clarke

Calvin T. Hulburd J. W. Clift

Morton C. Hunter Amasa Cobb

Ebon C. Ingersoll Simeon Corley

Thomas A. Jenckes Thomas Cornell

James A. Johnson John Covode

George W. Julian Shelby M. Cullom

William D. Kelley Henry L. Dawes

Francis W. Kellogg John T. Deweese

William H. Kelsey Oliver J. Dickey

John H. Ketcham

Mr. Bethuel M. Kitchen

William H. Koontz
Addison H. Laflin
Israel G. Lash
George V. Lawrence
William Lawrence
William Loughridge
John Lynch
Rufus Mallory
James M. Marvin
Horace Maynard
Samuel Mekee
William Moore
James K. Moorhead
Daniel J. Morrell
Leonard Myers
Carinan A. Newcomb
J. P. Newsham
Benjamin W. Norris
David A. Nunn
Charles O'Neill
Halbert E. Paine
Sidney Perham
John A. Peters
Charles W. Pierce
William A. Pile
Tobias A. Plants
Luke P. Poland
Daniel Polsley
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Hiram Price

Mr. C. H. Prince

Green B. Raum
William H. Robertson
Philetus Sawyer
Glenni W. Scofield
John P. C. Shanks
Samuel Shellabarger
Rufus P. Spalding
H. H. Stark weather
Thomas E. Stewart
William B. Stokes
John H. Stover
J.H. Sypher
John Taffe
Francis Thomas
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Ginery Twichell
Charles Upson
Henry Van Aernamn
Burt Van Horn
Robert T. Van Horn
Charles H. Van Wyck
Hamilton Ward
Cadwal'r C. Washbur
William B. Washburu
Martin Welker
B. F. Whittemore
Thomas Williams
William Williams
William Windom
Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

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Mr. James T. Elliott Mr. Norman B. Judd Mr. Godlove S. Orth Mr. Caleb N. Taylor
John R. French
Wilijam S. Lincoln
S. Newton Pettig

Nelson Tift
James A. Garfield
Benjamin F. Loan
Frederick A. Pike

John Trimble
J. Lawrence Getz
John A. Logan
John V. L. Pruyn

Lawrence S. Trimble
John A. Griswold
Dennis McCarthy
Samuel J. Randall

Daniel M. Van Auken George A. Halsey

James R. McCormick William E. Robinson Michael Vidal Charles M. Hamilton Hiram MeCullough Logan H, Roots

Ellihu B. Washburne Abner C. Harding Ulysses Mercur Robert C. Schenck

Henry D. Washburn Samuel Hooper George F. Miller Lewis Selye

James F. Wilson Asahel W. Hubbard John Morrissey

Worthington C. Smith John T. Wilson Richard D. Hubbard James Mullins

Aaron F. Stevens

Stephen F. Wilson. Alexander H. Jones So the motion was agreed to. And thereupon,

The House proceeded to the consideration of the said resolution and amendments.

Pending the question on agreeing to the said amendments,
After debate,

Mr. Boutwell moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

The fifth amendment was then read as follows, viz: Strike out the first section and insert in lieu thereof:

"No discrimination shall be made in any State among citizens of the United States in the exercise of the elective franchise or in the right to hold office in any State on account of race, color, nativity, property, education, or creed." And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto ?

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

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(Not voting................... 52 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. Samuel B. Axtell Mr. Oliver H. Dockery Mr. Willian Lawrence Mr. John H. Stover
Jehu Baker
Ignatius Donnelly
David A. Nunn

Francis Thomas
John Beatty
Benjamin Eggleston Godlove S. Orth

Job Trimble
John A. Bingham
Thomas Haughey
William A. Pile

Robert T. Van Horn
Ralph P. Buckland
David Heaton
Tobias A. Plants

Hamilton Ward
Sidney Clarke
Asahel W. Hubbard Luke P. Poland

Martin Welker
John Coburn
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Glenni W. Scofield

James F. Wilson
Shelby M. Cullom
Bethuel M. Kitchen
John P. C. Shanks

John T. Wilson
John T. Deweese
George V. Lawrence Rufus P. Spalding

Stephen F. Wilson. Oliver J. Dickey

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. George W. Anderson Mr. Charles A. Eldridge Mr. J. Proctor Knott Mr. C.H. Prince
Delos R. Ashley
Thomas D. Eliot
William H. Koontz

John V. L. Pruyn
James M. Ashley
James T. Elliott
Addison H, Laflin

Samuel J. Randall
Nathaniel P. Banks
John F. Farnsworth
Israel G. Lash

Green B. Raum
William H. Barnum
Orange Ferriss
Benjamin F. Loan

William H. Robertson Fernando C. Beaman Thomas W. Ferry

William Loughridge William E. Robinson
James B. Beck
William C. Fields
John Lynch

Logan H. Roots
John F. Benjamin
John Fox
Rufus Mallory

Lewis W. Ross
Jacob Benton
Adam J. Glossbrenner Samuel S. Marshall

Philetus Sawyer
James G. Blaine
Samuel F. Gove
James M. Marvin

Samuel Shellabarger
Austin Blair
Joseph J. Gravely
Dennis McCarthy

Charles Sitgreaves George S. Boutwell Asa P. Grover

James R. McCormick Worthington C. Smith C.C. Bowen Charles Haight Samuel McKee

H, H. Stark weather Nathaniel Boyden Charles M. Hamilton George F. Miller

Thomas E. Stewart Benjamin M. Boyer Isaac R. Hawkins William Moore

William B. Stokes Henry P. H. Bromwell William Higby

James K. Moorhead

Frederick Stone
James Brooks
William S. Holman Daniel J. Morrell

Stephen Taber
Charles W. Buckley Benjamin F. Hopkins William Mungen

John Taffe
Albert G. Burr
Julius Hotchkiss
Leonard Myers

Row'd E. Trowbridge Benjamin F. Butler

Chester D. Hubbard Carman A. Newcomb Ginery Twichell
Roderick R. Butler
Calvin T. Hulburd
J. P. Newsham

Charles Upson
John B. Callis
James M. Humphrey William E. Niblack

Burt Van Horn
Samuel F. Cary
Morton C. Hunter
John A. Nicholson

Philadelph Van Trump, John W. Chanler

Thomas A. Jenckes Benjamin W. Norris Charles H, Van Wyck John C. Churchill James A. Johnson Charles O'Neill

Cadwal'r C. Washburn Reader W Clarke Alexander H. Jones Halbert E. Paine

Henry D. Washburn J. W. Clift Thomas L. Jones Sidney Perham

William B. Washburn Amasa Cobb George W. Julian John A. Peters

B. F. Whittemore Simeon Corley William D. Kelley Charles E. Phelps

William Williams
Thomas Cornell
Francis W. Kellogg
Charles W. Pierce

William Windom
John Covode
William H. Kelsey
Daniel Polsley

Fernando Wood
Henry L. Dawes
Michael C. Kerr

Theodore M. Pomeroy George W. Woodward
John F. Driggs
John H. Ketcham
Hiram Price

P. M. B. Young. W.P. Edwards

Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Columbus Delano Mr. John Hill

Mr. Robert C. Schenck
William B. Allison
Nathan F. Dixon
Samuel Hooper

Lewis Selye
Oakes Ames
Grenville M. Dodge

Richard D. Hubbard Aaron F. Stevens
Stevenson Archer
Ephraim R. Eckley Norman B. Judd

J. H. Sypher
Samuel M. Arnell
Jacob H. Ela
William S. Lincoln

Caleb N. Taylor
Alexander H. Bailey John R. French

John A. Logan

Velson Tift
John D. Baldwin
James A. Gartield
Horace Maynard

Lawrence S. Trimble
Demas Barnes
J. Lawrence Getz
Hiram McCullough

Henry Van Aernam W. Jasper Blackburn J. S. Golladay

Ulysses Mercur

Daniel M. Van Auken
Thomas Boles
James H. Goss
John Morrissey

Michael Vidal
John M. Broomall
John A. Griswold
James Mullins

Ellihu B. Washburne
Henry L. Cake
George A. Halsey
S. Newton Pettis

Thomas Williams Burton C. Cook Abner C. Harding Frederick A. Pike

Fred'k E. Woodbridge. So the said amendment was disagreed to. All of the remaining amendments were disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Boutwell, Ordered, That the House insist on its disagreement to the said amend. ments, and ask a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Boutwell, Mr. Shellabarger, and Mr. Eldridge, be the managers at the said conference 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 passed a bill of the following title, viz: S. 935. An act to provide for a term of the circuit and district courts of the United States for the district of Vermont; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 9th instant, approve and sign joint resolutions and bills of the following titles, viz:

S. R. 206. A resolution relating to the mileage of Charles Westmore. land.

S. R. 194. A resolution authorizing the transfer of certain appropriations heretofore made for the public printing, binding, and engraving.

S. 644. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to prohibit the coolie trade by American citizens in American vessels," approved February 19, 1862.

Mr. James F. Wilson, from the joint committee appointed to wait on the President and Vice-President elect and notify them of their election, reported that the said committee had discharged the duty devolved upon them, and that the President elect had responded as follows, viz:

"Please notify the two houses of Congress of my acceptance of the important trust to which I have been elected, and of which you have just notified me, and say to them that it will be my endeavor to so discharge it that they and those who elected them shall have no reason to regret their action."

Mr. Pruyn, from the same committee, reported that the Vice-Presi: dent elect had responded as follows, viz:

"Please convey to the two houses of Congress my acceptance of the office to which I have been elected by the people of the United States, and assure them that I shall endeavor to prove worthy of this mark of confidence by fidelity to principle and duty."

Mr. Paine, from the Committee on Reconstruction, reported a substi. tute for the bill of the House (H. R. 1968) to provide for the organization of a provisional government for the State of Mississippi; which was ordered to be printed and recommitted to the said committee.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted to Mr. Hulburd for two days, and to Mr. Cary, Mr. Upson, Mr. Mungen, Mr. Benton, and Mr. Poland, for to-night.

Mr. Paine, from the Committee on Reconstruction, to which was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 1880) to relieve certain persons from the legal and political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth amendment of the Constitution of the United States, reported the same with an amendment in the nature of a substitute therefor.

Pending the question on the said amendment,
Mr. Benjamin F. Butler submitted an amendment thereto;
Pending which, by unanimous consent,

Mr. McKee submitted an additional amendment to the said amendment;

Pending which,

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

I. A letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in answer to the resolution of the House of the 4th instant, information relative to surveys for a harbor at the Delaware breakwater with a view to the erection of a pier; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed.

II. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, relative to the division of the tribal funds of the Pottawatomie Indians; which was referred to the Comunittee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed.

The hour of 44 o'clock p. m. having arrived, the House took a recess until 71 o'clock p. m.

After the recess,

The House, in pursuance of its previous order, resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Scoreld reported that the committee having, according to order, had under consideration the bill of the House No. 1060, (internal taxes,) had found itself without a quorum, and that he had caused the roll to be called, when it appeared that the following-named members had failed to answer to their names, viz:

George M. Adams, Oakes Ames, George W. Anderson, Stevenson Archer, Samuel M. Arnell, Delos R. Ashley, James M. Ashley, Samuel B. Axtell, Alexander H. Bailey, John D. Baldwin, Nathaniel P. Banks, Demas Barnes, William H. Barnum, Fernando C. Beaman, John F. Benjamin, Jacob Benton, John A. Bingham, W. Jasper Blackburn, Austin Blair, Thomas Boles, George S. Boutwell, C. C. Bowen, Benjamin M. Boyer, Henry P. H. Bromwell, James Brooks, Ralph P. Buckland, Charles W. Buckley, Albert G. Burr, Benjamin F. Butler, Henry L. Cake, John B. Callis, Samuel F. Cary, John W. Chanler, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, J. W. Clift, John Coburn, Burton C. Cook, Sim. eon Corley, Thomas Cornell, Henry L. Dawes, Columbus Delano, Nathan F. Dixon, Grenville M, Dodge, Ignatius Donnelly, John F. Driggs, Ephraim R. Eckley, W. P. Edwards, Benjamin Eggleston, Jacob H. Ela, Thomas D. Eliot, James T. Elliott, John F. Farnsworth, Orange Ferriss, Thomas W. Ferry, William C. Fields, John Fox, John R. French, James A. Garfield, J. Lawrence Getz, Adam J. Glossbrenner, James H. Goss, Samuel F. Gove, John A. Griswold, Charles Haight, George A. Halsey, Charles M. Hamilton, Abner C. Harding, Thomas Haughey, David Heaton, William Higby, John Hill, Benjamin F. Hopkins, Julius Hotchkiss, Ashael W. Hubbard, Richard D. Hubbard, Calvin T. Hulburd, James M. Humphrey, Morton C. Hunter, James A. Johnson, Alexander H. Jones, George W. Julian, Francis W. Kellogg, William H. Kelsey, Michael C. Kerr, Bethuel M. Kitchen, William H. Koontz, Addison H. Laflin, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, William S. Lincoln,

Benjamin F. Loan, John A. Logan, William Loughridge, John Lynch, Rufus Mallory, Samuel S. Marshall, James M. Marvin, Dennis McCarthy, James R. McCormick, Hiram McCullough, Ulysses Mercur, George F. Miller, William Moore, Daniel J. Morrell, John Morrissey, James Mullins, William Mungen, Carman A. Newcomb, Joseph P. Newsham, John A. Nicholson, David A. Nunn, Godlove S. Orth, Sidney Perham, John A. Peters, S. Newton Pettis, Frederick A. Pike, William A. Pile, Tobias A. Plants, Luke P. Poland, Daniel Polsley, C. H. Prince, John V. L. Pruyn, Logan H. Roots, Lewis W. Ross, Philetus Sawyer, Lewis Selye, Samuel Shellabarger, Charles Sitgreaves, Worthington C. Smith, Rutus P. Spalding, William B. Stokes, Frederick Stone, John II. Stover, J. H. Sypher, Stephen Tabor, John Taffe, Caleb N. Taylor, Francis Thomas, Nelson Tift, John Trimble, Lawrence S. Trimble, Rowland E. Trowbridge, Charles Upson, Henry Van Aernam, Daniel M. Van Auken, Philadelph Van Trump, Charles H. Van Vyck, Michel Vidal, Hamilton Ward, Cadwalader. C. Washburn, Ellihu B. Washburne, Henry D. Washburn, William B. Washburn, Martin Welker, B. F. Whittemore, Thomas Williams, William Williams, James F. Wilson, John T. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson, William Windom, Fernando Wood, Frederick E. Woodbridge.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks : Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:

S. R. 195. Joint resolution requiring the Commissioner of the General Land Office to transfer certain money;

S. 860. An act for the relief of Wright Duryea; .

S. 896. An act confirming certain purchases of lands in the Ionia district, Michigan, made by Charles H. Rodd and Andrew J. Campeau; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

And then,

On motion of Mr. Schenck, at 10 o'clock and 30 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1869.

The following memorials, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, and referred, under the rules:

By Mr. Maynard: The memorials of H. W. Holdway, James Selkirk, and John C. Harris, praying for relief from political disability, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Thomas: Memorials of similar import from James K. Edmonson and John C. Bonde, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. James M. Ashley: Additional papers in the case of Samuel J. Douglas, of Florida, praying for relief from political disability, to the Comunittee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Baker: A letter of Benjamin Mattice, a register in bankruptcy, relative to the bankrupt law, to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws.

By Mr. Sawyer: The memorial of John P. Hendricks, a Stockbridge Indian, praying for relief, to the Committee of Claims.

By the Speaker: A resolution of the Second Ward republican club, of . Washington, D. C., protesting against the transfer of the Centre Market to a monopoly, to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Baker: Three petitions from citizens of the State of Illinois, praying for the passage of a law regulating inter-State insurance, to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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