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such association may produce and deliver up to the Comptroller of the Cur. rency, to be cancelled, any of its bills theretofore furnished it for circulation in sums of $100, or any multiple thereof, and receive an assignment, as provided in said section forty-two, of a pro rata proportion of the bonds pledged for their redemption; and the accrued interest on such bonds so assigned shall be paid to such association, and the same may be done from time to time until all said bills shall have been returned to the Comptroller and cancelled, when such association shall be discharged from all liability on account of its circulation ; and when its deposits due the United States are paid with interest thereon in coin from the time the association shall be proceeded against or have gone into liquidation, then the bords deposited as security for deposits shall be assigned as provided in said act, and the interest thereon shall be paid to the association : Provided, That nothing herein shall hinder the sale or forfeiture of the bonds by the Comptroller of the Currency in the manner provided by law for any violation of the provisions of said act, or, when necessary, for the redemption of the bills when presented to the treasury of the United States; but no balance or surplus of either principal or interest shall be aid over to such banking association who makes default in redeeming its circulation : And provided further, That an amount of circulation equal to that so cancelled shall be forthwith issued to the banks in those States not having their full proportion of circulation according to law.” The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?
64 And it was decided in the negative, Nays .................... 88
(Not voting............... 70 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. W. P. Edwards
Thomas W. Ferry
John Fox James B. Beck ,
John R. French Jacob Benton
J. S. Golladay George S. Boutwell
James H. Gong John M. Broomall
Samuel F. Gove Benjamin F. Butler
William S. Holman Samuel F. Cary
Samuel Hooper John W. Chanler
Benjamin F. Hopkins Amasa Cobb
James M. Humphrey Simeon Corley
Morton C. Hunter John Covode
James A. Johnson John T. Deweese
Thomas L. Jones Oliver J. Dickey
George W. Julian Ignatius Donnelly
William D. Kelley
Those who voted in the negative are
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Thomas D. Eliot
John F. Farnsworth
Orange Ferriss Fernando C. Beaman William C. Fields John Beatty
James A. Garfield John F. Benjamin
J. Lawrence Getz John A. Bingham
Joseph J. Gravely Austin Blair
John A. Griswold Nathaniel Boyden
Charles Haight Benjamin M. Boyer
George A. Halsey Henry P. H. Bromwell Charles M. Hamilton Ralph P. Buckland
Thomas Haughey Charles W. Buckley David Heaton Roderick R. Butler
William Higby Reader W. Clarke
John Hill Thomas Cornell
Julius Hotchkiss Henry L. Dawes
Chester D. Hubbard Oliver H. Dockery
Ebon C. Ingersoll Grenville M. Dodge
Alexander H. Jones Ephraim R. Eckley
Norman B. Jadd Benjamin Eggleston
John H. Ketcham Charles A. Eldridge Bethuel M. Kitchen
Those not voting are-
William H. Robertson
William E. Robinson Samuel M. Arnell Burton C. Cook John Lynch
Robert C. Schenck James M. Ashley Shelby M Cullom James M. Marvin
Rufus P. Spalding Alexander H. Bailey Columbus Delano
James R. McCormick J. H. Sypher
Caleb N. Taylor
Lawrence S. Trimble James G. Blaine Adam J. Glossbrenner William Mungen
Daniel M. Van Anken Thomas Boley Asa P. Grover J. P. Newsham
Charles H. Van Wyck
Ellihu B. Washburne
William B. Washburn Henry L. Cake Richard D. Hubbard C. H. Prince
Thomas Williams John B. Callis Calvin T. Hulburd John V. L. Pruyn
William Windom. John C. Churchill
Thomas A. Jenckes
So the said amendment was disagreed to.
Mr. Holman, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:
H. Res. 452. Joint resolution for the relief of Leonard Pierce, jr., late United States consul at Matamoras, Mexico.
H. R. 264. An act to locate and establish an assay office in the Terri. tory of Idaho.
8. R. 1453. An act for the relief of William Grant Powers; When The Speaker signed the same. Mr. Stephen F. Wilson, from the same committee, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:
H. R. 1974. An act to prevent loaning money upon United States notes;
By unanimous consent, leave of absence until Tuesday next was granted to Mr. Barnes, and to Mr. Griswold, Mr. Stover, Mr. Blair, Mr. McKee, and Mr. Norris, for to-day, and to Mr. Mungen for to-night.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Gorham, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker : The Senate have agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House (H. R. 941) to amend certain acts in relation to the navy and marine corps.
The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:
H. Res. 459. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to allow to the New York and Oswego Midland Railroad Company a right of way across a portion of the public ground at Fort Ontario, Oswego, New York, for railroad purposes ;
H. R. 1745. An act for the relief of the estate of Isaac Phillips, deceased, who was a private in the revolutionary war;
H. R. 1749. An act granting a pension to Daniel Hauser, a citizen of North Carolina, and a soldier of the war of 1812; severally, without amendment.
The Senate have rejected a bill of the House of the following title, viz:
H. R. 603. An act granting pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the war of 1812.
The Senate have passed bills and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:
S. 942. An act granting a pension to Sarah E. Haines;
S. 655. An act granting a pension to Paulina Jones, of Greene county, Tennessee;
S. 815. Án act granting a pension to Julia Whistler;
S. 910. An act granting a pension to the children of Martin U. Slocum, deceased.
S. 940. An act granting arrears of pension to Augustus W. Punchard ;
S. 903. An act granting a pension to Horace Peck, of Charlton, Mas. sachusetts;
S. 939. An act granting a pension to Agnes Ellen Kleiss;
S. 945. An act granting a pension to Eliza Shelton, Nancy Shelton, Corena Metcalf, Nancy King, Patsey J. Shelton, Sarah Metcalf, Cloa Shelton, and Mary Franklin, and their children under the age of 16 years;
S. 944. An act granting a pension to Roswell W. Silsbee;
S. 902. An act granting a pension to J. R. Callahan, of Chariton, Iowa;
S. 908. An act granting a pension to J. B. W. Haynes, of Union county, Ohio;
S. R. 168. Joint resolution for the relief of John Montgomery; and
S. R. 218. Joint resolution donating to the public schools of Washington, District of Columbia, the frame building located at the southeast corner of Twenty-second street west and I street north in said city; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.
On motion of Mr. Perham, by unanimous consent, all of the said bills, except the said bills of the Senate No. 908, 902, and 905, were severally read a first and second time and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions; and the said bills No. 908, 902, and 905 were severally read a first and second time and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.
Mr. Eldridge moved that the votes by which the said bills were referred be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Perham, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the morning hour on Friday next be set apart for reports from the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House executive communications, as follows, viz:
I. A letter from the Secretary of War, relative to the reimbursement of appropriations for the quartermasters' department, on account of sup
plies to Indians; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
II. A letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting a list of fines imposed, deductions made, &c., for mail transportation for the year ending June 30, 1868; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.
III. A letter from the Secretary of War, asking an appropriation to pay the premiums for approved plans for the new War Department building; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
IV. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, submitting an estimate of appropriation for fulfilling treaty stipulations with Seminole Indians; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
V. A letter from the same, transmitting the claim of the Northwest Fur Company for expenses of defending Fort Union in 1866–67; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.
The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 440) supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,” approved June 3, 1863.
Mr. Ingersoll, by unanimous consent, submitted an additional amend. ment thereto; which was agreed to.
Mr. Ingersoll 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. Wood, by unanimous consent, submitted the following amendment thereto, viz:
Add the following:
“ SEC. — And be it further enacted, That every association authorized under this act and the act to which this is supplementary shall provide for the redemption of its notes at some of the principal moneyed centres of the United States to be selected by the Comptroller of the Currency; and it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Treasury to cause to be assorted and sealed up under government seal all national bank notes received for payment of taxes, and send them for redemption in legal-tender notes to the redemption agency;" And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
( Yeas ...... It was decided in the negative, 3 Nays ....
(Not voting ................... 59 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. Theodore M. Pomeroy Mr. Fernando Wood
William H. Robertson George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.
James M. Humphrey
George W. Anderson Charles W. Buckley Grenville M. Dodge Joseph J. Gravely
Epbraim R. Eckley John A. Griswold
Asa P. Grover
Benjamin Eggleston Charles Haight
Charles A. Eldridge George A. Halsey John Beatty Samuel F. Cary Thomas D. Eliot
Charles M. Hamilton James B. Beck John C. Churchill James T. Elliott
John F. Farnsworth David Heaton
William S. Holman
Benjamin F. Hopkins
Julius Hotchkiss Henry P. H. Bromwell John T. Deweese
J. Lawrence Getz
Asahel W. Hubbard John M. Broomall Oliver J. Dickey J. S. Golladay
Chester D. Hubbard
Mr. Morton C. Hunter Mr. Samuel S. Marshall Mr. Frederick A. Pike
Tobias A. Plants
Luke P. Poland
Samuel J. Randall
Green B. Raum
Logan H. Roots
Lewis W. Ross
Carman A. Newcomb Lewis Selye
John P. C. Shanks
Benjamin W. Norris Charles Sitgreaves
Rufus P. Spalding
H. H. Starkweather
Aaron F. Stevens
Thomas E. Stewart
Williain B. Stokes
John H. Stover
J. H. Sypher
Those not voting are-
Mr. Addison H. Laflin
William S. Lincoln
John A. Logan
James R. McCormick
J. P. Newsham
S. Newton Pettis
Charles E. Phelps
Richard D. Hubbard William A. Pile
C. H. Prince
John V. L. Pruyn
Mr. John Taffe
Mr. William E. Robinson
Robert C. Schenck
So the said amendment was disagreed to.
... 92 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays ....
Not voting ........
........ The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Oakes Ames
Mr. Thomas D. Eliot Mr. William H. Kelsey Mr. Samuel J. Randall Stevenson Archer Orange Ferriss John H. Ketcham
William H. Robertson John D. Baldwin Thomas W. Ferry Bethuel M. Kitchen
William E. Robinson Nathaniel P. Banks William C. Fields William H. Koontz
Glenni W. Scofield Demas Barnes John Fox Addison H. Laflin
Lewis Selye William H. Barnum James A. Garfield
George V. Lawrence Worthington C. Smith John Beatty J. Lawrence Getz John Lynch
Rufus P. Spalding John A. Bingham James H. Goss James M. Marvin
H. H. Starkweather Austin Blair John A. Griswold Dennis McCarthy
Aaron F. Stevens George S. Boutwell Charles Haight
George F. Miller
Thomas E. Stewart Benjamin M. Boyer George A. Halsey
Charles M. Hamilton James K. Moorhead Francis Thomas
Henry Van Aernam
Burt Van Horn
Cadwal'r O. Washburn
William B. Washburn
Thomas Williams Grenville M. Dodge Norman B. Judd
Theodore M. Pomeroy Fernando Wood
Fred'k E. Woodbridge.
Samuel F. Gove
Joseph J. Gravely - Fernando C. Beaman Charles W. Buckley Oliver H. Dockery
Asa P. Grover
Isaac R. Hawkins
John F. Farnsworth William S. Holman