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And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays.

Ordered, That it 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.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for six days was granted to Mr. Golladay; to Mr. Hamilton for to night and to-morrow; and to Mr. McCormick and Mr. Mungen for to-night.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1741) to strengthen the public credit, and relating to contracts for the payment of coin, the pending question being on the motion to reconsider the vote by which the same was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

After debate,

By unanimous consent, the said vote was reconsidered, and the motion to refer was withdrawn.

The question then recurring on the engrossment of the said bill. Amendments thereto were submitted by Mr. Niblack and Mr. Allison. Pending which,

Mr. Holman moved that the bill be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question recurring on the said amendments,
Mr. Schenck moved the previous question ; which was seconded.
The question was then put, Shall the main question be now put ?

Yeas..

101 ,

43 Not voting.

78 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. Grenville M. Dodge Mr. William H. Koontz Mr. Iliram Price
Oakes Ames
Ignatius Donnelly
Addison H. Laflin

C.H. Prince
Delos R. Ashley
John F. Driggs

George V. Lawrence Green B. Raum
James M. Ashley
Ephraim R. Eckley John A. Logun

William H. Robertson
Samuel B. Axteil
Thomas D. Eliot
Rufus Mallory

Logan H. Roots
Demas Barnes
James T. Elliott
Horace Maynard

Philetus Sawyer
Jacob Benton
Orange Ferriss
Samuel McKee

Robert C. Schenck
Austin Blair
Thomas W. Ferry Ulysses Mercur

Glenni W. Scofield George S. Boutwell William C. Fields

George F. Miller

Rufus P. Spalding C.C. Bowen George A. Halsey William Moore

H. H. Stark weather Nathaniel Boyden Abner C. Harding

James K. Moorhead

Thomas E. Stewart John M. Broomall Thomas Haughey Daniel J. Morrell

John H. Stover Charles W. Buckley David Heaton

James Mullins

Stephen Taber
Henry L. Cake
John Hill
Leonard Myers

John Tuffe
John B. Callis
Samuel Hoopes
J. P. Newsham

Ginery Twichell
John C. Churchill
Julius Hotchkiss
Benjamin W. Norris

Charles Upson
Sidney Clarke
Cherter D. Hubbard David A. Nunn

Henry Van Aernam
J. W. Clift
Richard D. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn
Simeon Corley
Calvin T. Hulburd Sidney Perham

Robert T. Van Horn
Thomas Cornell
Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Peters

Hamilton Ward
Shelby M. Cum
Alexander H. Jones
S. Newton Pettis

Cadwal'r C. Washburs
Henry L. Dawes
Norman B. Judd
Charles E. Phelps

William B. Washburn Columbus Delano George W. Julian

Charles W. Pierce

Thomas Williams John T. Deweese William D. Kelley Luke P. Poland

James F. Wilson Oliver J. Dickey

Francis W. Kellogg Theodore M. Pomeroy William Windom. Oliver H. Dockery

Those who voted in the negative areMr. Stevenson Archer Mr. Jacob H. Ela

Mr. James A. Johnson Mr. John V. L. Pruyn Jehu Baker Charles A. Eldridge Thomas L. Jones

John P. C. Shanks John Beatty John R. French Michael C. Kerr

Aaron F. Stevens
James B. Beck
J. Lawrence Getz
J. Proctor Knott

Frederick Stone
Henry P. H. Bromwell
J. S. Golladay
William Lawrence

Nelson Tift
Ralph P. Buckland James H. Goss

William Lougbridge Philadelph Van Trump Albert G. Burr Joseph J. Gravely

Samuel S. Marshall Henry D. Washbura
Samuel F. Cary
Asa P. Grover

James R. McCormick Martin Welker
Amasa Cobb
William S. Holman William Mungen

John T. Wilson
John Coburn

Benjamin F. Hopkins William E. Niblack P. M. B. Young.
Burton C. Cook
Morton C. Hunter

Frederick A. Piko
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Alexander H. Bailey Mr. William H. Barnum Mr. John A. Bingham
George W. Anderson John D. Baldwin

Fernando C. Beaman W. Jasper Blackburn Samuel M. Arnel

Nathaniel P. Banks John F. Benjamin James G. Blaine

Mr. Thomas Boles

Mr. Charles Haight Benjamin M. Boyer Charles M. Hamilton James Brooks

Isaac R. Hawkins Benjamin F. Butler William Higby Roderiek R. Butler Asabel W. Hubbard John W. Chanler

James M. Humphrey Reader W. Clarke

Ebon C. Ingersoll John Covode

William H. Kelsey Nathan F. Dixon

John H. Ketcham
W. P. Edwards

Bethuel M. Kitchen
Benjamin Eggleston Israel G. Lash
John F. Farnsworth William S. Lincoln
John Fox

Benjamin F. Loan
James A. Garfield

John Lynch Adam J. Glogsbrenner James M. Marvin Sa uel F. Gove

Dennis McCarthy John A. Griswold Hiram McCullough

Mr. John Morrissey

Mr. J. H. Sypher
Carman A. Newcomb Caleb N. Taylor
John A. Nicholson

Francis Thomas
Godlove S. Orth

John Trimble
Halbert E. Paine

Lawrence S. Trimble
William A. Pile

Row'd E Trowbridge Tobias A. Plants

Daniel M. Van Auken Daniel Polsley

Charl H. Van Wyck Samuel J. Randall

Micbael Vidal William E. Robinson Ellihu B. Waxhburne Lewis W. Ross

B. F. Whittemore Lewis Selve

William Williams Samuel Shellabarger Stephen F. Wilson Charles Sitgreaves

Fernando Wood Worthington C. Smith Fred'k E. Woodbridge William B. Stokes

George W. Woodward.

So the main question was ordered to be now put.

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

After the recess,
A message from the Senate, by Mr. McDonald, their chief clerk:

Mr. Speaker : The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did on the 16th instant approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 281. An act granting a pension to Anne Dycher, widow of Matthew D. Dycher;

S. 546. An act for the relief of Jane McMurray;

S. 457. An act granting a pension to Elizabeth J. Miller, widow of General John Miller; and

S. 499. An act granting a pension to the widow and child of Martin Whitt, deceased.

And on the 19th instant, bills and a joint resolution of the following titles, viz:

S. 667. An act to enable the Holly, Wayne and Monroe Railway Company, in the State of Michigan, to have the subscription to its capital stock duly stamped ;

S. R. 171. A resolution in relation to coast defence; and

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

And that having received a bill and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:

S. 693. An act for the temporary relief of the poor and destitute people in the District of Columbia ;

S. R. 173. A resolution respecting the provisional governments of Virginia and Texas; and

S. R. 175. A resolution relative to the recent contract for stationery for the Department of the Interior: and not having returned the same within ten days, that said bill and joint resolutions had become laws, under the Constitution of the United States.

The Senate have passed a bill of the House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 1864. An act for the repeal of tonnage duties on Spanish vessels; without amendment; and a bill of the House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 568. An act explanatory of the act entitled "An act declaring the title to land warrants in certain cases ;" with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate have also passed bills of the following titles, viz:
S. 669. An act to incorporate the National Junction Railway Company;
S. 832. An act to fix the salary of the bailiff of the Court of Claims;

S. 827. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to protect all persons in the United States in their civil rights, and to furnish the means of their vindication,” passed April 9, 1866; and

S. 784. An act to amend the judicial system of the United States; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate requests the return of the joint resolution (S. R. 228) authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to admit free of duty certain submarine telegraph cable.

By unanimous consent, it was
Ordered, That the said joint resolution be returned to the Senate.

The House, in pursuance of 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. James F. Wilson reported that the committee having had under consideration the special order, viz: H. R. 1672. A bill making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, had come to no resolution thereon.

And then, On motion of Mr. Kelsey, at 10 o'clock and 10 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1869.

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

By Mr. Thomas Williams: The petition of William T. Sedwick, guardian of minor child of George F. Sedwick, deceased, praying for a pension;

Also, a petition of similar import from Margaret Pizor, mother of David W. Pizor, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Eggleston: The petition of the officers of the Academy of Fine Arts of Cincinnati, Ohio, praying for the passage of a copyright aw, to the Committee on Patents.

By Mr. Gravely: The petition of James N. McCully, of Virginia, praying for relief from political disability ;

By Mr. Goss: Petitions of similar import from G. Cannon, Jacob H. Briggs, and H. M. Price;

By Mr. Hunter: The memorial of Julia A. Nutt, praying for a legali zation of a trading permit; all to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Banks: The memorial of William Rullman, praying compensation for losses sustained in consequence of the occupation of his property at Baltimore, Maryland, by the United States troops.

By Mr. Niblack: Joint resolutions of the Indiana legislature, relative to the claims of the officers and men of battery F, United States artillery, to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Kelley: The petition of Isaac Strohm, Joseph Miller, and others, citizens of the United States, praying that the letter of E. B. Elliot on the subject of the unification of the coinage of the world may be printed, to the Committee on Printing.

By the Speaker: Resolutions of the New York Agricultural Society, praying that duty on animals imported for breeding purposes be abolished.

By Mr. Scofield: A petition from citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, relative to the duty on crude petroleum, to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Ela: The petition of William A. Parker, late a captain in the

United States navy, praying for restoration to the active list of the navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Buckley: The petition of citizens of the State of Alabama, praying for a mail route from Eufaula to Ozark, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Mr. Poland, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Revis. ion of the Laws, reported a bill (H. R. 2004) establishing the term of office of the House of Representatives, and providing for biennial sessions of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Montana; which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Poland 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Farnsworth, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to which were referred bills of the House of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1415. A bill to incorporate the United States Postal Telegraph Company, and to establish a postal telegraph system;

H. R. 1083. A bill for the construction of a government telegraph, under the direction of the Post Office Department, between New York and Washington;

H. R. 1504. A bill to establish telegraph lines between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington; and

H. R. 1689. A bill for the construction of lines of telegraph between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, under the direction of the Post Office Department; reported the same severally with a recommendation that they do not pass, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bills be laid on the table and the report printed.

Mr. Julian, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported a bill (H. R. 2005) declaring the lands constituting the Fort Collins military reservation, in the Territory of Colorado, subject to pre-emption and homestead entry, as provided for in existing laws; which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Julian 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

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

I. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a list of clerks and other persons employed in his department in 1868; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

II. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior in answer to a resolution of the House of the 13th instant, relative to the Sac and Fox Indian trust lands; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and. ordered to be printed.

III. A letter from the Commissioner of Agriculture, relative to a proposed industrial horticultural exhibition to be held at Hamburg in September next; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and ordered to be printed.

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

H. R. 1864. An act for the repeal of tonnage duties on Spanish vessels;
When
The Speaker signed the same.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1744) to strengthen the public credit, and relating to contracts for the payment of coin, the pending question being on the amendment submitted by Mr. Niblack.

Pending which,
Mr. Shanks moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,
Yeas....

54 It was decided in the negative, Nays.

133 Not voting...

35 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Stevenson Archer Mr. Ignatius Donnelly Mr. Benjamin F. Hopkins Mr. Lewis W. Ross
Jehu Baker
W. P, Edwards
Morton C. Hunter

Job P. C. Shanks
Demas Barnes
Benjamin Eggleston Ebon C. Ingersoll

Aaron F. Stevens John Beatty Jacob H. Ela James A. Johnson

William B. Stokes James B. Beck Charles A. Eldridge Thomas L. Jones

Frederick Stone
C. C. Bowen
John Fox
J. Proctor Knott

John Taffe
Albert G. Barr
John R. French

William Loughridge Nelson Tift
Benjamin F. Butler
J. S. Golladay
Samuel S. Marshall

Daniel M. Van Auken
Roderick R, Butler
James H. Gong

James R. McCormick Philadelph Van Trump Henry L. Cake Joseph J. Gravely William Mungen

Henry D. Washburn
Amasa Cobb
Asa P. Grover

William E. Niblack John T. Wilson
John Coburn
Charles Haight
Godlove S. Orth

Fernando Wood
Burton C. Cook
Isaac R. Hawking
John V. L. Pruyn

P. M. B. Young
John T. Deweese

William S. Ho'man
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Oliver J. Dickey Mr. Bethuel M, Kitchen Mr. C. H. Prince
Oakes Ames
Nathan F. Dixon
William H. Koontz

Green B. Raum
George W. Anderson Oliver H. Dockery

Addison H. Laftin

William H. Robertson Samuel M. Arnell Grenville M. Dodge Israel G. Lash

Logan H. Roots Delos R. Ashley Jobn F. Driggs

George V. Lawrence Philetus Sawyer James M. Ashley Ephraim R. Eckley William Lawrence

Robert C. Schenck Samuel B. Axtell Thomas D. Eliot John A. Logan

Glenni W. Scotield John D. Baldwin John F. Farnsworth John Lynch

Samuel Shellabarger Nathaniel P. Banks Orange Ferring

James M. Marvin

Worthington C. Smith William H. Barnum Thomas W. Ferry Horace Maynard

Rufus P. Spalding Fernando C. Beaman William C. Fields

Samuel McKee

H. H. Stark weather John F. Benjamin J. Lawrence Getz Ulysses Mercur

Thomas E. Stewart John A. Bingham Adam J. Glossbrenner George F. Miller

John H. Stover W. Jasper Blackburn Samuel F. Gove

William Moore

Stephen Taber
James G. Blaine
John A. Griswold

James K. Moorhead Caleb N. Taylor
Austin Blair
Abner C. Harding Daniel J. Morrell

Francis Thomas George S. Bontwell David Heaton

James Mullins

John Trimble
Natheniel Boyden
William Higby
Leonard Myers

Row'd E. Trowbridge Benjamin M. Boyer John Hill

Carman A. Newcomb Ginery Twichell
Henry P. H. Bromwell
Samuel Hooper
J. P. Newsham

Charles Upwon
James Brooks
Julius Hotchkiss

Benjamin W. Norris Henry Van Aernam
John M. Broomall
Chester D. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn Charles W. Buckley Richard . Hubbard Halbert E. Paine

Robert T. Van Horn John W. Chanler Calvin T. Hulburd Sidney Perham

Hamilton Ward John C. Churchill Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Peters

Cadwal'r C. Washbarn Reader W. Clarke Alexander H. Jones Charles E. Phelps

William B. Washburn
Sidney Clarke
Norman B. Judd
Charles W. Pierce

Martin Welker
J. W. Clift
George W. Julian
Frederick A. Pike

B. F. W bittemore
Simeon Corley,
William D. Kelley
William A. Pile

Thomas Williams Thomas Cornell Francis W. Kellogg Tobias A. Plants

William Williams John Covode William H. Kelsey Luke P. Poland

James F. Wilson Shelby M. Cullom Michael C. Kerr

Theodore M. Pomeroy William Windom Henry L. Dawes John H. Ketcham Hiram Price

Fred'k E. Woodbridge Columbus Delano

Those not voting areMr. George M. Adams Mr. Thomas Boles Mr, Samuel F. Cary Mr. George A. Halsey Alexander H. Bailey Ralph P. Buckland James T. Elliott

Charles M. Hamilton Jacob Benton John B. Callis

James A. Garfield Thomas Haughey

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