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the President of the United States shall communicate to Congress, at the commencement of erery December session, the names of the agents 80 appointed, and the amount paid to each, together with the reports of such

agents.'

That the House recede from their disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 1, and agree to the same with an amendment, as follows: strike out all of said Senate amendment, and insert in lieu thereof as follows:

66 Provided, That instead of a minister resident accredited as heretofore, a commissioner shall be sent to the governments of Honduras, San Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, in Central America, and to the governments of Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, and Uruguay, in South America, at a salary not exceeding $3000 a year each.'

“And in lines 16 and 17, page 1, of the bill, strike out • $316,000,' and insert in lieu thereof • $270,500'; and the Senate agree to the same. " Managers on the part of the House of Representatives—

"BENJAMIN F. BUTLER.

66 WILLIAM H. KELSEY. “ Managers on the part of the Senate

“ L. M. MORRILL.

“ TIMOTHY 0. HOWE.” Pending the question on agreeing thereto, Mr. Benjamin F. Butler moved the previous question, and the House refused to second the same.

The question then recurring on the said report,
After debate,

Mr. Benjamin F. Butler moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered aad put, viz: Will the House agree to the said report ?

( Yeas .......... And it was decided in the negative, Vays.................... 93

(Not voting....

.......... 41 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. Oakes Ames
Mr. John Covode

Mr. Norman B. Judd
George W. Anderson John T. D-weene

Francis W. Kellogg
Alexander H. Bailey John F. Driggs

William H. Kelsey
Jehu Baker
Jacob H. Ela

Michael C. Kerr
John D. Baldwin
John F. Farnsworth

J. Proctor Knott
Fernando C. Beaman Orange Ferriss

William H. Koontz
John Beatty
John Fox

Israel G. Lash
James B. Beck
J. Lawrence Getz

William Lawrence
John F. Benjamin

Adam J. Glossbrenner William Loughridge
Jacob Benton
J. S. Golladay

John Lynch
Benjamin M. Boyer Ana P. Grover

Rufus Mallory
James Brooks

Charles M. Hamilton Samuel S. Marshall
John M. Broomall
Abner C. Harding

Dennis McCarthy
Charles W. Buckley Thomas Haughey

James R. McCorinick
Albert G. Burr
John Hill

George F. Miller
Benjamin F. Butler William S. Holman

William Moore
John W. Chanler

Benjamin F. Hopkins Daniel J. Morrell
John C. Churchill
Julius Hotchkiss

James Mullins
Reader W. Clarke

James M. Humphrey J. P. New ham
Amasa Cobb
James A. Johnson

William E. Niblack
Simeon Corley
Alexander H. J. nes

Benjamin W. Worri,
Thomas Cornell
Thomas L. Jones

Frederick A. Pike
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Austin Blair

Mr. Snelby M. Cullom
Stevenson Archer

George S. Boutwell Henry L. Dawes
Samuel M. Arnell
Nathaniel Boyden

Oliver J. Dickey
Delos R. Ashley

Henry P. H. Bromwell Nathan F. Dixon
James M. Ashley
Roderick R. Butler

Grenville M, Dodge
Samuel B. Axtell
Samuel F. Cary

Ignatius Donnelly
Nathaniel P. Banks
Sidney Clarke

Benjamin Eggleston
Demas Barnes
J. W. Clift

Charles A. Eldridge
John A. Bingham
John Coburn

Thomas D. Eliot
W. Jasper Blackburn Burton C. Cook

Thomas W. Ferry

Mr. Tobias A. Plants

Luke P. Poland
Lewis W. Ross
Philetus Sawyer
Glenni W. Scofield
Rufus P. Spalding
Aaron F. Stevens
Wiiliam B. Stokes
Caleb N. Taylor
Francis Thomas
Nelson Tift
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Charles Upson
Daniel M. Van Anken
Philadelph Van Trump
Hamilton Ward
William B. Washburn
Martin Welker
Thomas Williams
William Williams
Fernando Wood
George W. Woodward.

Mr. William C. Fi-Ids

John R. French James A. Garfield James H. Gong Samuel F. Gove Joseph J. Gravely John A. Griswold Charles Haight Isaac R. Hawkins David Heaton

Mr. S. Newton Pettis Mr. Stephen Taber
Charles E. Phelps

John Taffe
Throdore M. Pomeroy John Trimble
Hiram Price

Ginery Twichell
Green B. Raum

Henry Van Aerpam
William H. Robertson Burt Van Horn
Logan H. Roots

Robert T. Van Horn Robert C. Schenck

Cudwal'r C. Washburn
John P. C. Shanks

Hepry D Washburn
Samuel Shellabarger B. F. Whittemore
H. H. Stark weather James F. Wilson
Thomas E. Stewart

William Windom
John H. Stover

P. M. B. Young.

Mr. William Higby

Mr. John A. Logan Samuel Hooper

James M. Marvin Chester D. Hubbard Hiram McCullough Richard D. Hubbard Samuel McKee Calvin T. Hulburd

Ulysses Mercur Morten C. Hunter

James K. Moorhead Ebon C. Ingersoll

William Mungen Thomas A. Jenckes Leonard Myers William D. Kelley

John A. Nicholson John H. Ketcham

David A. Nunn Bethuel M. Kitchen

Godlove S. Orth Addison H. Laflin

Sidney Perham
George V. Lawrence John A. Peters
Benjamin F. Loun

Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. W. P. Edwards
William H. Barnum

James T. Elliott
James G. Blaine

George A. Halsey Thomas Boles

Asahel W. Hubbard C. C. Bowen

George W. Julian Ralph P. Buckland

William S. Lincoln Henry L. Cake

Horace Maynard John B. Callis

John Morrissey Columbus Delano

Carman A. Newcomb Oliver H. Dockery

Charles O'Neill Ephraim R. Eckley

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So the said report was disagreed to.

Mr. Banks 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.

On motion of Mr. Banks, Ordered, That the House further insist upon their disagreement to the amendments of the Senate to the said bill, and ask a further conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Orth, Mr. Scofield, and Mr. Axtell, be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for two days was granted to Mr. Cake.

On motion of Mr. George V: Lawrence, by unanimous consent, leave was granted for the withdrawal from the files of the House of the papers in the case of Mrs. Mitchell.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Gorham, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed joint resolutions and bills of the following titles, viz:

S. R. 231. Joint resolution providing for the reporting and publication of the debates in Congress;

S. R. 72. Joint resolution for the relief of John M. Broome and others, the band of the 12th Kentucky infantry.

S. R. 119. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to take charge of the Gettysburg and Antietam national cemeteries;

S. R. 211. Joint resolution for setting apart a portion of the Fort Snelling military reservation for a permanent post and the settlement of all claims in relation thereto;

S. R. 230. Joint resolution authorizing the erection of brick buildings for military purposes at Fort Totten, in Dakota Territory;

S. R. 201. Joint resolution to drop from the rolls of the army officers absent without leave;

S. 877. An act to remove the charge of desertion from certain soldiers of the 2d North Carolina mounted infantry;

S. 959. An act to repeal the second section of the act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for other purposes, approved March 2, 1867;

S. 830. An act for the relief of Orlando Brown; and

S. 960. An act relating to Freedmen's hospital; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate have also passed bills of the House of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 424. An act amendatory of an act entitled “An act for the relief of certain drafted men;"

H. R. 1280. An act for the relief of Lieutenant Leonidas Smith, late of 22d regiment Indiana volunteer infantry;

H. R. 1868. An act for the relief of H. A. White ;
H. R. 1878. An act for the relief of George W. Short;

H. R. 273. An act to amend the act of April 10, 1806, for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States;

H. R. 1489. An act granting a portion of the military reservation at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, to the American Baptist Home Mission Society;

H. R. 1323. An act for the relief of Walter D. Plowden;

H. R. 1872. An act providing for the payment of Captain Goldman Bryson's mounted cavalry; severally without amendment; and

H. R. 1279. An act in relation to additional bounties, and for other purposes; and

H. R. 1487. An act to declare and fix the status of the corps of judge advocates of the army; with amendments, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

Mr. Boutwell, from the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the joint resolution of the Senate (S. R. 8) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States submitted the following report, viz:

“ The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the joint resolution (S. R. 8) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective houses as follows:

6 That the House recede from their amendments and agree to the reso. lution of the Senate, with an amendment, as follows:

“In section one, line two, strike out the words or hold office;' and that the Senate agree to the same. " Managers on the part of the House of Representatives

“GEORGE S. BOUTWELL. 66 JOHN A. BINGHAM.

66 JOHN A LOGAN. 66 Managers on the part of the Senate

WILLIAM M. STEWART.

“ROSCOE CONKLING." The same having been read,

Mr. Boutwell moved the previous question, which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Will the House agree thereto?

(Yeas.................. 144 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays......

44 (Not voting ....

35 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. William B. Allison Mr. Alexander H. Bailey Mr. Jacob Benton

Oakes Ames
George W. Anderson
Samuel M. Arnell
Delos R. Ashley
James M. Ashley

Jehu Baker
Nathaniel P. Banky
Fernando C. Beaman
John Beatty
John F. Benjamin

Job A. Bingham
James G. Blaine
Austin Blair
George S. Boutwell
C. C. Bowen

Mr. Nathaniel Bovden

Henry P. H. Bromwel
John M. Broomall
Charles W. Buckley
Benjamin F. Butler
Roderick R. Butler

Mr. John B. Callis

Mr Joseph J. Gravely Mr. Horace Maynard Mr. John P. C. Shanks John C. Churchill John A. Griswold Dennis McCarthy

Samuel Shellabarger Reader W. Clarke Charles M. Hamilton Samuel McKee

Worthington C. Smith Sidney Clarke Abner C. Harding Ulysses Mercur

Rufus P. Spalding J. W. Clift Thomas Haughey George F. Miller

H. H. Stark weather Amasa Cobb David Heaton William Moore

Aaron F. Stevens John Coburn William Higby James K. Moorhead

Thomas E. Stewart Burton C. Cook John Hill Daniel J. Morrell

William B. Stokes
Simeon Corley
Samuel Hooper
James Mullins

John H. Stover
Thomas Cornell
Benjamin F. Hopkins Leonard Myers

John Taff-
John Covode
Chester D. Hubbard
J. P. Newsham

Francis Thomas
Shelby M. Cullom
Calvin T. Hulburd

Benjamin W. Norris John Trimble
Henry L. Dawes
Morton C. Hunter -
David A. Nunn

Row'd E. Trowbridge
Oliver J. Dickey
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Charles O'Neill

Ginery Twichell
Grenville M, Dodge
Thomas A. Jenckes Godlove S. Orth

Charles l'pson
Ignatius Donnelly
Alexander H. Jones Halbert E. Paine

Henry Van Aernam
John F. Driggs
Norman B. Judd
Sidney Perham

Burt Van Horn Ephraim R. Eckley George W. Julian

John A. Peters

Robert T. Van Horn Benjamin Eggleston William D. Kelley

S. Newton Pettis

Hamilton Ward
Jacob H. Ela
Francis W. Kellogg Frederick A. Pike

Cadwal'r C. Washburs
Thomas D. Eliot
William H. Kelsey
Tobias A. Plants

Henry D. Washbure James T. Elliott John H. Ketcham Luke P. Poland

William B. Washburn John F. Farnsworth Bethuel M. Kitchen

Theodore M. Pomeroy Martin Welker
Orange Ferriss
William H. Koontz
Hiram Price

B. F. Whittemore
Thomas W. Ferry
Addison H. Laflin
C. H. Prince

Thomas Williams William C Fields Israel G. Lash Green B. Raum

William Williams John R. French William Lawrence

William H. Robertson James F. Wilson
James A. Gartield
John A. Logan
Logan H. Roots

John T. Wilson
James H. Goss
John Lynch
Philetus Sawyer

William Windom.
Samuel F. Gove
James A. Marvin

Glenni W. Scofield Those who voted in the negative are

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The Speaker voted in the affirmative.
So the said report was agreed to.

Mr. Boutwell 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 acquaint the Senate with the concurrence of the House in the said report.

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

H. R. 1489. An act granting a portion of the military reservation at Sault Ste. Marie to the American Baptist Home Mission Society.

H. R. 1323. An act for the relief of Walter D. Plowden.
H. R. 1868. An act for the relief of H. A. White.

H. R. 1872. An act providing for the payment of Captain Goldman Bryson's mounted cavalry.

II. R. 1878. An act for the relief of George W. Short.

H. R. 1280. An act for the relief of Leonidas Smith, late of the 220 Indiana volunteer infantry.

II. R. 424. An act amendatory of an act entitled "An act for the relief of certain drafted men.”

H. R. 273. An act to amend the act of April 10, 1806, establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States; and

S. 968. An act authorizing certain banks named therein to change their names; When The Speaker signed the same. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Gorham, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bill of the House of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 460. Joint resolution in relation to the meeting of the House of Representatives at the first session of the forty-first Congress, without amendment; and

H. R. 1327. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to exempt cer. tain manufacturers from internal tax, and for other purposes," approved March 31, 1868, with amendments, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate have also passed a joint resolution of the following title, viz:

S. R. 238. Joint resolution extending the time for the completion of the first twenty miles of the Cairo and Fulton railroad; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

On motion of Mr. Benjanin F. Butler, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1672) making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, with the amendments thereto, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Mr. Poland and Mr. Holman severally submitted additional amendments thereto, and Mr. O'Neil submitted an amendment to the amendment of Mr. Poland;

When

Mr. Benjamin F. Butler moved the previous question, which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

On motion of Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, the rules having been suspended for that purpose, leave was granted to him to occupy the hour of debate to which he is entitled in debating the pending amendments.

The amendments numbered 1, 2, 3, and 4 were then severally read and agreed to.

The 5th amendment having been read as follows, viz:
Strike out the following proviso:

Prorided, That no judgment of said court for any sum exceeding $5,000 shall be paid unless the same shall be confirmed by Congress," and in lieu thereof insert the following: “Prorided, That no judgment of said court for any sum exceeding $5,000 shall be paid out of this appropriation unless the same shall be confirmed by Congress." The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?

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

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87 And it was decided in the affirmative, 3 Nays.................. 79

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

Those who voted in the affirmative areMr. William B. Allison Mr. Alexander H. Bailey Mr. Nathaniel P. Banks Mr. John F. Benjamin

Oakes Ames
Delos R. Ashley

Jehu Baker
John D. Baldwin

Fernando C. Beaman
John Beatty

Austin Blair
C.C. Bowen

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