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Thomas Haughey Mr. Israel G. Larh
Mr. Leonard Myers Mr. John H. Stover l'avid Heaton
George V. Lawrence Carinan A. Newcomb John Taffe
Caleb N. Taylor
Row'd E, Trowbridge Benjamin F. Hopkins John Lynch
Theodore M. Pomeroy Ginery Twichell
Burt Van Horn
Cadwal's C. Washburn
Samuel Shellabarger Thomas Williams
Worthington C. Smith William Williams William H. Koontz James Mullins Aaron F. Stevens
James F. Wilson, Addison H. Laflin
Those who voted in the negative areMr. James M. Ashley Mr. Grenville M. Dodge Mr. Thomas L. Jones Mr. William E. Robinson Demas Barnes Charles A. Eldridge J. Proctor Knott
Philetus Sawyer William H. Barnum Thomas D. Eliot Rufus Mallory
Rufus P. Spalding James B. Beck John Fox Samuel S. Marshall
Thomas E. Stewart Jamey Brooks Adam J. Glossbrenner Horace Maynard
Frederick Stone Albert G. Burr J. S. Golladay Dennis McCarthy
James R. McCormick Nelson Tift
Lawrence S. Trimble
Daniel M. Van Auken
Philadelph Van Trump Reader W. Clarke Julius Hotchkiss
Benjamin W. Norris B. F. Whittemore
Fred'k E. Woodbridge
George W. Woodward Nathan F. Dixon James A. Johnson C.H. Prince
P. M. B. Young. Oliver H. Dockery
Alexander H. Jones Samuel J. Randall Those not voting are
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. John F. Driggs
George W. Anderson W. P. Edwards.
James T. Elliott Samuel B. Axtell
John F. Farnsworth Nathaniel P. Banks
John R. French John F. Benjamin
Samuel F. Gove Jacob Benton
Joseph J. Gravely W. Jasper Blackburn George A. Halsey James G. Blaine
Charles M. Hamilton George S. Boutwell
Isaac R. Hawkins C.C. Bowen
Asahel W. Hubbard Nathaniel Bovden
James M. Humphrey Benjamin M. Boyer
Morton C. Hunter Henry P. H. Bromwell William D. Kelley John Covode
Francis W. Kellogg Colnmbus Delano
Michael C. Kerr John T. Deweese
John H. Ketcham Oliver J. Dickey
William S. Lincoln
So the said amendment to the amendment was agreed to.
The said amendment as amended and all the remaining amendments were agreed to; and the bill ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Mr. Spalding 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.
By unanimous consent, leave was granted to the Committee on Accounts to sit during the sittings of the House.
On motion of Mr. Dawes, by unanimous consent, leave was granted for the withdrawal from the files of the House of certain papers belonging to the archives of New Mexico.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Gorham, their Secretary :
Mr. Speaker : The Senate insist upon their amendments disagreed to by the Ilouse, to the bill of the House (H. R. 1744) to strengthen the public credit and relating to contracts for the payment of coin, agree to the conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two
houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Sherman, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Morton the conferees on their part.
The Senate have passed bills of the House of the following titles, viz: An act (H. R. 1063) for the relief of Henry Barricklow; and
An act (H. R. 1041) granting the right of way to the Walla-Walla and Columbia River Railroad Company, and for other purposes ; severally without amendment.
The Senate have also passed a bill of the following title, viz:
S. 707. An act granting lands to the State of Wisconsin, to aid in the construction of a breakwater and harbor and ship-canal at the head of Sturgeon bay, in the county of Door, in said State, to connect the waters of Green bay and Lake Michigan, in said State; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.
On motion of Mr. Schenck, Ordered, That the evening session of to-day commence at 9 o'clock p. m.
On motion of Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, the rules having been suspended for that purpose, the House disagreed to the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 1738) making appropriations for the cur. rent and contingent expenses of the Indian department, &c., and asks a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.
Ordered, That Mr. Benjamin F. Butler, Mr. Scofield, and Mr. Windom be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. Mr. Schenck, from the Joint Committee on Ordnance, reported a bill (H. R. 2021) for the relief of Norman Wiard; which was read a first and second time.
Pending the question on its engrossment, Mr. Schenck moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.
(Yeas ................... And 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. Nathaniel P. Banks Mr. John F. Driggs
Mr. William H. Koontz Mr. William A. Pile
Tobias A. Plauts
C. H. Prince
John V. L. Pruyn
Samuel J. Randall Charles W. Buckley James A. Garfield
William E. Robinson
Logan H. Roots
Robert C. Schenck
Charles Sitgreaves John B. Callis Julius Hotchkiss James Mullins
Thomas E. Stewart
John H. Stover
Benjamin W. Norris Caleb N. Taylor
B. F. Whittemore. Grenville M. Dodge
Those who voted in the negative areMr. William B. Allison Mr. John M. Broomall Mr. William C. Fields Mr. Benjamin F. Hopkins Stevenson Archer John W. Chanler J. Lawrence Getz
Chester D. Hubbard Alexander H. Bailey Burton C. Cook
Adam J. Glossbrenner Richard D. Hubbard Jehu Baker Thomas Cornell J. S. Golladay
Calvin T. Hulburd William H. Barnum Henry L. Daweg Charles Haight
James M. Humphrey Fernando C. Beaman Oliver J. Dickey
Isaac R. Hawkins
Morton C. Hunter John F. Benjamin Thomas D. Eliot John Hill
George W. Julian Jacob Benton Orange Ferring William S. Holman
John H. Ketcham
Mr. William Lawrence
Benjamin F. Loan
Mr. Theodore M. Pomeroy Mr. William B. Stokes Mr. Hamilton Ward
Cadwal'r C. Washburn
William B. Washburn
Charles H. Van Wyck P. M. B. Young.
Those not voting are
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Columbus Delano Mr. J. Proctor Knott Mr. John P. C. Shanks
Worthington C. Smith George W. Anderson Oliver H. Dockery
George V. Lawrence Rufus P. Spalding Samuel M. Arnell Ignatius Donnelly William S. Lincoln
H. H. Starkweather
J. H. Sypher
James R. McCormick Francis Thomas
Lawrence S. Trimble W. Jasper Blackburn Joseph J. Gravely
James K. Moorhead
Row'd E. Trowbridge George S. Boutwell Asa P. Grover
Carman A. Newcomb Daniel M. Van Auken C. C. Bowen George A. Halsey J. P. Newsham
Robert T. Van Horn Nathaniel Boyden Charles M. Hamilton John A. Nicholson
Philadelph Van Trump Benjamin M. Boyer Abner C. Harding Godlove S. Orth
Michael Vidal Henry P. H. Bromwell Thomas Haughey
Ellihu B. Washburne James Brooks David Heaton John A. Peters
Henry D. Washburn Ralph P. Buckland William Higby S. Newton Pettis
Thomas Williams Albert G. Barr Asahel W. Hubbard Charles E. Phelps
Jannes F. Wilson
John T. Wilson
Stephen F. Wilson
William H. Robertson Fred'k E. Woodbridge
George W. Woodward. So the bill was passed. Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein. Mr. Whittemore, by unanimous consent, presented the credentials of J. M. P. Epping, claiming to be elected as a member of the House from the State of South Carolina from the State at large; which were referred to the Committee of Elections.
Mr. Orth, from the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House II. R. 1570, (consular and diplomatic appropriations,) submitted the following report; which was read, considered, and, under the operation of the previous question, agreed to, viz:
“The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the amendments to the bill (H. R. 1570) making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, and for other purposes, having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend, and do recommend to their respective houses, as follows:
" That the Senate recede from their amendments numbered 27, 30, and 31.
“That the House of Representatives recede from their disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 1, 6, 7, 13, 14, 22, 27, 32, and 33, and agree to the same.
“That the House recede from their disagreement to the second amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: add the following words, and to continue achile acting as minister to Uruguay.
6 That the House of Representatives recede from their disa greement to the twenty-eighth amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same with the following amendment: strike out all of said amendment, being the fourth section of the bill, and insert in lieu the following:
“ SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the President is authorized, on the recommendation of the Secretary of the Treasury, to cause examinations to be made into the accounts of the consular officers of the United States,
and into all matters connected with the business of their said offices, and to that end he may appoint such agent or agents as may be necessary for that purpose ; and any agent, when so appointed, shall, for the purpose of making said examinations, have authority to administer oaths and take testimony, and shall hare access to all the books and papers of all consular officers. And any agent appointed in this behalf shall be paid for his services a just and reasonable compensation, not exceeding fire dollars per day for the time necessarily employed, in addition to his actual necessary expenses, the same to be paid out of the sum appropriated for expenses of collecting the revenue, but no greater sum than $5,000 shall be expended as compensation of such agent or agents in any one year. And the President shall communicate to Congress, at the commencement of erery December session, the names of the agents so appointed, and the amount paid to each, together with the reports of such agents; and agree to the same. “ Managers on the part of the House
“GODLOVE S. ORTH,
“SAMUEL B. AXTELL. " Managers on the part of the Senate
Mr. Orth 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 therewith.
Mr. Bromwell, by unanimous consent, submitted the views of a minority of the Committee on Public Expenditures in the case of Wells, Fargo & Co., which were ordered to be printed with the report of the majority of the said committee.
Mr. Broomall moved a reconsideration of the order to print; which motion was passed over for the present.
On motion of Mr. Scofield, by unanimous consent, the Committee on Appropriations were discharged from the further consideration of a resolution of the legislature of Oregon, asking an appropriation for the improvement of the Willamette river; the joint resolution (H. Res. 426) providing that the salary of the President of the United States be increased to the sum of $100,000 per annum; the joint resolution (H. Res. 437) appropriating money to pay the expenses of the Joint Select Committee on Retrenchment; the bill of the House (H. R. 1491) fixing the amount found to be due to the State of Iowa on account of claims against the United States; and a joint resolution of the legislature of the State of Indiana, in relation to the harbor at Michigan City; and the same were laid on the table.
Mr. Stokes, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claims, submitted a report in writing in the case of James F. Kirtland & Co.; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.
On motion of Mr. Holman, by unanimous consent, the bill of the House (H. R. 596) granting a pension to Mary A. Davis, widow of William P. Davis, a private in the 18th regiment of Indiana volunteers in the war of 1861, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken up, the said amendments amended, and as amended agreed to.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said amendment to their amendments.
On motion of Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, the bill of the House
(H. R. 1487) to declare and fix the status of the corps of judge advocates of the army, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken up, and the said amendments concurred in.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Mr. Stephen F. Wilson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had' examined and found truly enrolled bills and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:
H. R. 1804. An act to establish a bridge across the East river between the cities of Brooklyn and New York, in the State of New York, a post road.
S. R. 219. Joint resolution giving the assent of the United States to the construction of the Newport and Cincinnati bridge.
S. R. 231. Joint resolution providing for the reporting and publication of the debates in Congress.
S. 871. An act to authorize the transfer of lands granted to the Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, between Denver and the point of its junction with the Union Pacific railroad, to the Denver Pacific Rail. way and Telegraph Company, and to expedite the completion of railroads to Denver, in the Territory of Colorado;
On motion of Mr. Perham, by unanimous consent, the House insisted upon its amendments to the bill of the Senate (S. 900) granting a pension to William B. Looney, and agreed to the conference asked by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.
Ordered, That Mr. Perham, Mr. Van Aernam, and Mr. Burr be the managers on the part of the House.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resoliltion; which was read and referred to the Committee on Printing, viz:
Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the House three thousand extra copies of the testimony of officers of the army taken before the members of the Committee on Military Affairs, and the report of the committee accompanying the same.
The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House letters from the Secretary of War as follows, viz:
I. Transmitting applications for removal of disabilities from certain persons therein named; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction,
II. Relative to persons turned over for trial to the civil authorities in the military departments south; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed.
By unanimous consent, leave was granted to Mr. Orth to withdraw the papers in the case of John Dumplin, copies to be left.
Mr. Farnsworth, from the Committee on Reconstruction, to which was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 1746) for the removal of certain disabilities from persons therein named, with the amendment of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending non-concurrence in the said amendment; When The said amendment was disagreed to.
On motion of Mr. Beck, Ordered, That the House request a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.
Ordered, That Mr. Beck, Mr. Norris, and Mr. Farnsworth be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.