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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
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,
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
.......... 41 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Oakes Ames
Mr. Norman B. Judd
Francis W. Kellogg
William H. Kelsey
Michael C. Kerr
J. Proctor Knott
William H. Koontz
Israel G. Lash
Adam J. Glossbrenner William Loughridge
Charles M. Hamilton Samuel S. Marshall
James R. McCorinick
George F. Miller
Benjamin F. Hopkins Daniel J. Morrell
James M. Humphrey J. P. New ham
William E. Niblack
Benjamin W. Worri,
Frederick A. Pike
Mr. Snelby M. Cullom
George S. Boutwell Henry L. Dawes
Oliver J. Dickey
Henry P. H. Bromwell Nathan F. Dixon
Grenville M, Dodge
Charles A. Eldridge
Thomas D. Eliot
Thomas W. Ferry
Mr. Tobias A. Plants
Luke P. Poland
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
Henry Van Aerpam
Robert T. Van Horn Robert C. Schenck
Cudwal'r C. Washburn
Hepry D Washburn
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
Those not voting are-
James T. Elliott
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
John XL Corkland
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. 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-
Job A. Bingham
Mr. Nathaniel Bovden
Henry P. H. Bromwel
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
John H. Stover
Benjamin W. Norris John Trimble
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Henry Van Aernam
Burt Van Horn Ephraim R. Eckley George W. Julian
John A. Peters
Robert T. Van Horn Benjamin Eggleston William D. Kelley
S. Newton Pettis
Cadwal'r C. Washburs
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
B. F. Whittemore
Thomas Williams William C Fields Israel G. Lash Green B. Raum
William Williams John R. French William Lawrence
William H. Robertson James F. Wilson
John T. Wilson
Glenni W. Scofield Those who voted in the negative are
The Speaker voted in the affirmative.
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. 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;
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:
“ 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?
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
Fernando C. Beaman