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

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for two days was granted to Mr. Covode, and indefinite to Mr. Loan, Mr. Dodge, and Mr. Gove.

Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, from the Committee on Appropriations, to which was referred the bill of the House No. 1738, (Indian appropriations,) with the amendments of the Senate thereto, reported the same to the House.

Ordered, That the said bill and amendments be printed and recommitted to the said committee.

Mr. Schenck called up the motion, heretofore submitted by him, to reconsider the vote by which the bill of the House (H. R. 1744) to strengthen the public credit and relating to contracts for the payment of coin was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Eldridge, at 5 o'clock and 20 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1869. The following memorial, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules, and referred, as follows:

By Mr. Thomas: The petition of Mrs. Catherine Barry, praying for a pension, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions;

Also, the petition of George M. Janney, praying for relief from political disability, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Gravely: A petition of similar import, from John A. Simkins, of Virginia, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Corley: The petition of Jesse Lee, of South Carolina, praying for a pension, to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Loughridge: The petition of citizens of the District of Columbia, praying for female suffrage, to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Burleigh: The remonstrance of citizens of Dakota Territory, against the destruction of their territorial government, to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Thomas: The petition of citizens of the State of Maryland, praying for a republican form of government, to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Delano: The petition of citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for a change in the Constitution recognizing the Supreme Being;

By Mr. William Lawrence: A similar petition from the same State;
By Mr. Mungen: A similar petition from the same State;
By Mr. Bingham: A similar petition from the same State;
By Mr. Wilson: A similar petition from the same State;
By Mr. Garfield: A similar petition from the same State;

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

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

By the Speaker: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Indiana;

By Mr. Niblack: A similar petition from the same State;
By Mr. Hunter: A similar petition from the same State;

By Mr. Upson: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Michigan;

By Mr. Cook: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Illinois ;

By Mr. Smith: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Vermont;

By Mr. Welker: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Ohio;

By Mr. Covode: A similar petition from the same State ; .

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

By Mr. Woodward: A similar petition from the same State;

By Mr. Sitgreaves: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of New Jersey;

By Mr. Van Wyck: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of New York; all to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Wood: The memorial of citizens of the State of New York, praying for an appropriation to improve Hurl Gate, New York harbor, to the Committee on Appropriations.

By Mr. Harding: The remonstrance of citizens of Quincy, Illinois, against any increase of the tariff on sugar;

By Mr. Hill: The petition of citizens of the State of New Jersey, praying for an increase of the tariff ;

By Mr. Nicholson: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Delaware;

By Mr. Moorhead: The petition of citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, praying that foreign barley may be admitted free of duty;

By Mr. Brooks: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of New Jersey; all to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Moore: The petition of owners of vessels in the State of Massachusetts, praying for protection from illegal State taxes, to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Boutwell: The petition of citizens of Needham, Massachusetts, praying for female suffrage; ' By Mr. Julian : A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of New York;

By Mr. Ferry: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Michigan;

By Mr. Jenckes: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Rhode Island;

By Mr. Banks: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Massachusetts; all to the Committee on the Judiciary. .

By Mr. Scofield: The petition of honorably discharged soldiers, praying for the passage of a homestead act, to the Committee on the Public Lands.

The Speaker having proceeded, as the regular order of business, to call the States and Territories for bills on leave,

Bills and joint resolutions were introduced, read a first and second time, and referred as follows, viz:

By Mr. Robinson: A joint resolution (H. Res. 461) recognizing the independence of Cuba, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

By Mr. Pruyn: A joint resolution (H. Res. 462) relative to copyright, to the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress.

By Mr. Alexander H. Jones: A bill (H. R. 1990) to establish a post

road from Waynesville, North Carolina, to Clifton, Tennessee, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Corley: A bill (H. R. 1991) to remove the political disabilities of Abraham Jones, a citizen of Edgefield county, South Carolina, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Norris: Joint resolution (H. Res. 463) and memorial of the legislature of the State of Alabama relative to interest on the amount of two and three per cent. funds withheld from said State, to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Callis: A bill (H. R. 1992) to provide for the establishment of a mail route from Yellow Creek, in the State of Alabama, to Serepta, in the State of Mississippi, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Pierce: A bill (H. R. 1993) donating a part of the public lands in the State of Alabama to that State, for the purpose of aiding in its internal improvements, to the Committee on the Public Lands and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Sypher: A bill (H. R. 1994) to remove the legal and political disabilities of Thomas Green Davidson, of Louisiana, to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Blackburn: A bill (H. R. 1995) to relieve certain persons therein named from all legal and political disabilities imposed by the amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, known as the 14th article, and to absolve them from taking what is known as the test oath, imposed and prescribed by act of the Congress of the United States of America, approved July, 1862, to the Committee on Reconstruction and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. William Lawrence: A bill (II. R. 1996) for the relief of Joseph P. Fyffe, to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Roderick R. Butler: A bill (H. R. 1997) to establish a post road in Tennessee, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr, Julian : A joint resolution (H. Res. 463) relative to soldiers' bounties, to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Pile : Concurrent resolutions of the legislature of the State of Missouri urging the passage of a law equalizing bounties of soldiers, to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Cadwalader C. Washburn: Memorial of the legislature of the State of Wisconsin for an extension of time for the construction of a railroad from the St. Croix river or lake to Superior and Bayfield, to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Johnson: A bill (H. R. 1998) granting the right of way and public lands of the United States for the Oroville and Virginia City railroad and telegraph line, and to provide for its construction, to the Committee on the Public Lands and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Donnelly: A joint resolution (H. Res. 464) in regard to agricultural scrip, to the Committee on the Public Lands and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Sidney Clarke: Concurrent resolutions of the legislature of the State of Kansas, as follows, viz:

1. Asking the appointment of commissioners to audit the claims of citizens of Kansas for property destroyed or taken by Quantrell and other rebel raiders, to the Committee on Military Affairs.

2. Asking an appropriation for a court-house and post office at Topeka, and a custom-house and post office at Leavenworth, to the Committee on Appropriations.

3. Asking the grant of a subsidy in money and lands to the central branch of the Union Pacific railroad and to the St. Joseph and Denver City railroad, to enable an extension of said roads, to the Committee on the Pacific Railroad.

By Mr. Cavanaugh: A bill (H. R. 1999) to establish certain post roads in the Territory of Montana, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Tift: A bill (H. R. 2000) to amend the laws relating to banking, to regulate the currency, to provide a sinking fund for the payment of the public debt, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Currency and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Elliott: A bill (H. R. 2001) to relieve certain persons therein named from the legal and political disabilities imposed by the 14th amendment of the Constitution of the United States, 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.
Under which latter call,

Mr. William Williams, on leave, introduced a joint resolution (H.
Res. 465) granting the right of way to the Memphis, El Paso and Pacific
Railroad Company from El Paso to the Pacific ocean;
which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,
Mr. Williams moved the previous question; which was seconded.
The question was then put, Shall the main question be now put?

(Yeas......

............... 123 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays.................. 45

(Not voting.............

59 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 Mr. Benjamin Eggleston Mr. Bethuel M. Kitchen Mr. C. H. Prince
Oakes Aines
Charles A. Eldridge J. Proctor Knott

John V. L. Pruyn
Samuel M. Arnell
James T. Elliott
William H. Koontz

Green B. Raum
Delos R. Ashley
Orange Ferriss
Israel G. Lash

William II. Robertson
Samuel B. Axtell
Thomas W. Ferry

William Loughridge William E, Robinson
Jehu Baker
William C. Fields
John Lynch

Logan H, Roots
Nathaniel P. Banks
James A. Garfield
Rufus Mallory

Robert C. Schenck
William H. Barnum
J. Lawrence Getz
James M. Marvin

Gleoni W. Scofield
James B. Beck
Adam J. Glossbrenner Horace Maynard

John P. C. Shanks
John F. Benjamin
J. S. Golladay
Dennis McCarthy

Worthington C. Smith W. Jasper Blackburn James H. Goss

James R. McCorinick H. H. Stark weather
Austin Blair
Samuel F. Gove
Samuel McKee

William B. Stokes
Nathaniel Boyden
Joseph J. Gravely
Ulysses Mercur

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

George F. Miller

Stephen Taber
Johu M. Broomall
ANA P. Grover
William Moore

Caleb N. Taylor
Ralph P. Buckland
Thomas Haughey

James K. Moorhead Row'd E. Trowbridge
Charles W. Buckley Isaac R. Hawkins

Daniel J. Morrell

Ginery Twichell Benjamin F. Butler David Heaton

James Mullins

Henry Van Aernam
Roderick R. Butler
John Hill
Leonard Myers

Robert T. Van Horn
Henry L. Cake
Samuel Hooper

Carman A. Newcomb Philadelph Van Trump
John B. Callis
Benjamin F. Hopkins J. P. Newsham

Henry D. Washburn
Reader W. Clarke
Julius Hotchkiss
John A. Nicholson

William B. Washburn Sidney Clarke

Chester D, Hubbard Benjamin W. Norris Martin Welker
J. W. Clift
Morton C. Hunter
David A. Nunn

B. F. Whittemore
Simeon Corley
Thomas A. Jenckes Charles O'Neill

William Williams
Henry L. Dawes
James A. Johnson
Godlove S. Orth

John T. Wilson
John T. Deweese
Alexander H. Jones
Charles W. Pierce

William Windom
Oliver H. Dockery
George W. Julian
Frederick A. Pike

Fred'k E. Woodbridge
Ignatius Donnelly
William D. Kelley
Tobias A. Plants

George W. Woodward
John F. Driggs
Francis W. Kellogg
Luke P. Poland

P. M. B. Young.
Ephraim R. Eckley
William H. Kelsey

Theodore M. Pomeroy

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. James M. Ashley

John D. Baldwin
Fernando C. Beaman
John Beatty
George S. Boutwell
Benjamin M. Boyer

Mr. James Brooks

Albert G. Burr
Samuel F. Cary
Job W. Chanler
Amasa Cobb
Burton C. Cook

Mr. Thomas Cornell

Shelby M. Cullom
Oliver J. Dickey
Nathan F. Dixon
Jacob H. Ela
Thomas D. Eliot

Mr. John F. Farnsworth

John Fox
Charles Haight
Charles M. Hamilton
Abner C. Harding
William S. Holman

Mr. James M.Humphrey Mr. William Lawrence
Norman B. Judd

William E. Niblack
John H. Ketcham

Halbert E. Paine Addison H. Laflin

Sidney Perham George V. Lawrence

S. Newton Pettis Calvin T. Hulburd

Mr. Hiram Price

Lewis W. Ross
Philetus Sawyer
Samuel Shellabarger
Frederick Stone

Mr. John Taffe

Charles L'pson
Hamilton Ward
Cadwal'r C. Washburn
James F. Wilson.

Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adamy Mr. Grenville M. Dodge

George W. Anderson W. P. Edwards
Stevenson Archer

John R. French
Alexander H. Bailey George A. Halsey
Demas Barnes

William Higby Jacob Benton

Asahel W. Hubbard John A. Bingham

Richard D. Hubbard James G. Blaine

Ebon C. Ingersoll Thomas Boles

Thomas L. Jones C. C. Bowen

Michael C. Kerr John C. Churchill

William S. Lincoln John Coburn

Benjamin F. Loan John Covode

John A. Logan Columbus Delano

Samuel S. Marshall

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Mr. Loughridge moved that the resolution be laid on the table,
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Jehu Baker
John D. Baldwin
Fernando C. Beaman
John Beatty
George S, Boutwell
James Brooks
Samuel F. Cary
John W. Chanler

Mr, Amasa Cobb

Burton C. Cook
Thomax Cornell
Oliver J. Dickey
Thomas D. Eliot
John F. Farnsworth
John Fox
Charles Haight
Abner C. Harding

Mr. James M. Humphrey Mr. Luke P. Poland

Thomas A. Jenckes Lewis W. Ross
Addison H. Laflin

Robert C. Schenck
George V. Lawrence Frederick Stone
William Longhridge Charles Upson
Halbert E. Paine

Hamilton Ward
Sidney Perham

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
S. Newton Pettis

James F. Wilson.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Thomas W. Ferry Mr. Francis W. Kellogg
George W. Anderson William C. Fields

William H. Kelsey
Samuel M. Arnell
John R. French

Bethuel M. Kitchen
Delos R. Ashley
James A. Garfield

J. Proctor Knott
James M. Ashley
J. Lawrence Getz

William H. Koontz
Samuel B. Axtell

Adam J. Glossbrenner Israel G. Lash
Nathaniel P. Banky
J. S. Golladay

William Lawrence
James B. Beck
James H. Goss

William S. Lincoln
John F. Benjamin
Samuel F. Gore

Rufus Mallory
W. Jasper Blackburn Joseph J. Gravely

James M. Marvin
Austin Blair
John A. Griswold

Horace Maynard
Nathaniel Boyden
Asa P. Grover

James R. McCormick
Henry P. H. Bromwell 'George A. Halsey

Samuel McKee Ralph P. Buckland

Charles M. Hamilton Ulysnes Mercur
Charles W. Buckley Thomas Haughey

George F. Miller
Roderick R. Butler
Isaac R. Hawkins

William Moore
Henry L. Cake
David Heaton

James K. Moorhead
John B. Callis
William Higby

Daniel J. Morrell
Reader W. Clarke
John Hill

James Mullins
Sidney Clarke

William S. Holman William Mungen
J. W. Clift
Samuel Hooper

Leonard Myers
John Coburn

Benjamin F, Hopkins J. P. Newsham
Simeon Corley
Julius Hotchkiss

William E. Niblack
Henry L. Dawes

Chester D. Hubbard John A. Nicholson
John T. Deweese
Morton C. Ilunter

Benjamin W. Norris
Oliver H. Dockery
Ebon C. Ingersoll

Charles O'Neill
Ignatius Donnelly
James A. Johnson

Godlove S. Orth
Ephraim R. Eckley

Alexander H. Jones Charles W. Pierce
Jacob H. Ela
Thomas L. Jones

Frederick A. Pike
Charles A. Eldridge Norman B. Judd

Tobias A. Plants
James T. Elliott
George W. Julian

Hiram Price
Orange Fcrriss
William D. Kelley

C. H. Prince
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. William H. Barnum Mr. Thomas Boles
Oakes Ames
Jacob Benton

C. C. Bowen
Alexander H. Bailey John A. Bingham

Benjamin M. Boyer
Demas Barnes
James G. Blain

John M. Broomall

Mr. Green B. Raum

William H. Robertson
William E. Robinson
Logan H, Roots
Philetus Sawyer
Glenni W. Scotield
John P.C. Shanks
Samuel Shellabarger
Worthington C. Smith
H. H. Stark weather
Aaron F. Stevens
William B. Stokes
John H. Stover
Stephen Taber
Caleb X. Taylor
Francis Thomas
Nelson Tift
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Ginery Twichell
Henry Van Aernam
Robert T. Van Horn
Henry D. Washburn
William B. Washburn
Martin Welker
B. F. Whittemore
Thomas Williams
William Williams
William Windom
Fred'k E. Woodbridge
George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.

Mr. Albert G. Burr

Benjamin F. Butler John C. Charchill John Covode

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