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So the resolution was agreed to.

Mr. Laflin, from the Committee on Printing, reported the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That there be printed 5,000 copies of the letter of E. B. Elliott, esquire, upon the subject of the unification of the coinage of the world, for the use of the House, and one thousand copies for the Treasury Department.

On motion of Mr. Brooks,
Ordered, That the same be laid on the table.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Gorham, their Secretary:

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

H. R. 1911. An act making appropriations and to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1869, and for other purposes, with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

Mr. Laflin, from the same committee, reported the following resolutions; which were severally laid on the table, viz:

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the House 500 extra copies of the report on commercial relations.

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the House 2,000 extra copies of the testimony of officers of the army taken before the Committee on Military Affairs, and the report of the committee accompanying the same.

Mr. Laflin, from the same committee, reported the following resolutions; which were severally read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That there be printed 15,000 copies of the report of R. W. Raymond, special commissioner of mining statistics, on mines and mining in the States and Territories west of the Rocky mountains : 14,000 for the use of the House and 1,000 for the Treasury Department; and the Congressional Printer is hereby authorized to pay for the cuts illus. trating this report upon the presentation of the proper vouchers, not exceeding the sum of $175.

Resolved, That an index to the executive documents from the twerty. sixth to and including the fortieth Congress, and an index to the reports of committees for the same period, prepared under the direction of the Clerk of the House of Representatives, be printed for the use of the House, and bound each in a separate volume.

Resolved. That 1,000 copies of the report of the committee relative to Prince Edward Island be printed for the use of the House.

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. 1570. An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, and for other purposes;

H. R. 1204. An act to confirm certain private land claims in the State of Missouri;

When The Speaker signed the same. Mr. Hulburd, from the committee appointed to wait on the President of the United States and inform him of the election of Theodore M. Pomeroy as Speaker of the House for the remainder of the fortieth Con. gress, reported that the committee had discharged that duty.

Mr. Broomall moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him

to submit sundry reports from the Committee on Accounts; which motion was disagreed to, two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Broomall called up the motion heretofore submitted by him to reconsider the vote by which the report of the Committee on Accounts (No. 36) on the contingent fund of the House was recommitted to the said committee.

After debate,
The motion to reconsider was agreed to.
The question then recurring on the motion to recommit,
Mr. Broomall withdrew the same.
And thereupon,

Mr. Broomall, from the said committee, reported the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolred, That it shall be the duty of the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds to examine from time to time the furniture and carpeting of the hall, committee rooms, corridors, and other apartments under the control of the House of Representatives, and to direct the Clerk by resolution to furnish or refurnish the same whenever it shall be necessary, and no such furnishing or refurnishing, except ordinary repairs, not exceeding $100 to any one room or apartment in any single year, shall be done by the Clerk without such resolution. All accounts for furnish. ing or refurnishing made under the direction of this resolution, when presented to the Committee on Accounts for approval, shall be accompanied by a copy of the resolution directing the same.

Mr. Broomall, from the same committee, reported a joint resolution (H. Res. 473) relating to the fees of the Sergeant-at-arms of the House of Representatives; 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.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Broomall, from the same committee, reported the following resolution, viz:

Resolred, That the clerks of the several committees of the House of Representatives be paid out of the contingent fund of the House each a sum sufficient to make his pay during the fortieth Congress, with what he has already received, equal to six dollars per diem for all the time actually and necessarily employed in his official duties under the direction of his committee: Provided, That the same be ascertained and assessed by the Committee on Accounts of the fortieth Congress and reported to the House.

Pending which,
After debate,

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

(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 areMr. George M. Adams Mr. C. C. Bowen

Mr. Sidney Clarke

Mr. Charles Haight
Oakes Ames
Nathaniel Boyden
J. W, Clift

Thomas Haughey
Stevenson Archer
Henry P. H. Bromwell Nathan F. Dixon

David Heaton
Samuel M. Arnell
John M. Broomall
Thomas D. Eliot

William Higby
James M. Ashley
Charles W. Buckley James T. Elliott

Richard D. Hubbard
John D. Baldwin
Albert G. Burr
Orange Ferriss

Calvin T. Halburd Jacob Benton Benjamin F. Butler William C. Fields

Thomas A. Jenckes W.Jasper Blackburn Roderick R. Butler John R. French

Alexander H. Jones Austin Blair John B. Callis James H. Goss

George W. Julian Thomas Boles John W. Chanler Samuel F. Gove

William H. Koontz George S. Boutwell Reader W. Clarke

Asa P. Grover

Israel G. Lash

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Those not voting are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Ignatius Donnelly Mr. William D. Kelley
George W. Anderson John F. Driggs

Francis W. Kellogg
Delos R. Ashley
W. P. Edwards

Michael C. Kerr
Nathaniel P. Banks
Benjamin Eggleston

John H. Ketcham
Demas Barnes
Jacob H. Ela

J. Proctor Knott
James B. Beck

Charles A. Eldridge George V. Lawrence
John F. Benjamin
John F. Farnsworth

John Lynch
John A. Bingham
John Fox

Samuel S. Marshall
James G. Blaine

Adam J. Glossbrenner James M. Marvin
Ralph P. Buckland
Joseph J. Gravely

Horace Maynard
Henry L. Cake
John A. Griswold

James K. Moorhead
John C. Churchill
George A. Halsey

William Mungen
John Coburn

Charles M. Hamilton Carman A. Newcomb
Schuyler Colfax
Abner C. Harding

John A. Nicholson
John Covode
John Hill

Benjamin W. Norris
Shelby M. Cullom
Samuel Hooper

David A. Nunn
Henry L. Dawes

Asahel W. Hubbard John A. Peters Columbus Delano

Chester D. Hubbard Charles E. Phelps
John T. Deweese

James M. Humphrey Charles W. Pierce
Oliver J. Dickey
Ebon C. Ingersoll

Frederick A. Pike
Oliver H. Dockery
James A. Johnson

Tobias A. Plants
Grenville M, Dodge

Mr. Daniel Polsley

Samuel J. Randall
Green B. Raum
William E. Robinson
Logan H. Roots
Lewis W. Ross
Philetus Sawyer
John P. C. Shanks
Aaron F. Stevens
Frederick Stone
Francis Thomas
Nelson Tift
John Trimble
Robert T. Van Horn
Charles H. Van Wyck
Michael Vidal
Hamilton Ward
Ellihu B. Washburne
Stephen F. Wilson
Fred'k E. Woodbridge
George W. Woodward.

So the resolution was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Scofield, the rules having been suspended for that purpose, the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 1911) making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the services of the government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1869, and for other purposes, were severally disagreed to, and the House asked a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Scofield, Mr. William Lawrence, and Mr. Archer be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Mr. Broomall, the rules having been suspended for that purpose, moved
that the resolution of March 1, 1869, be rescinded so far as it allows J.
Willis Menard $2,500 in full for his expenses in the election case from
Louisiana.

Pending which,
After debate,

Mr. Broomall moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered ;

When

Mr. Pike moved that the motion of Mr. Broomall be laid on the table; which motion was agreed to.

So the motion was laid on the table.

Mr. Wood 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.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks:

Jr. Speaker: The Senate have disagreed to the amendments of the House to the joint resolution (S. R. 178) tendering sympathy to the people of Spain, and have agreed to the amendment of the House to the joint resolution (S. R. 217) for printing the medical and surgical history of the rebellion.

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:

S. 753. An act to provide for the execution of judgments in capital cases;

S. 228. An act for the further security of equal rights in the District of Columbia;

S. 760. An act for the relief of D. Hillhouse Buel;

S. 665. An act respecting the organization of militia in the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, and Arkansas;

S. 261. An act for the relief of Henry C. Noyes;

S. 844. An act for the reliet of Captain Charles Hunter, United States navy ;

s. 781. An act for the relief of Alpheus C. Gallahue;

H. R. 596. An act 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 ;

H. Res. 468. Joint resolution authorizing the Union Pacific Railroad Company, eastern division, to change its name to the Kansas Pacific Railway Company;

S. 612. An act relating to the proof of wills in the District of Columbia;

S. R. 200. Joint resolution reappointing Louis Agassiz a regent of the Smithsoniau Institution ;

S. 661. An act for the relief of Lieutenant Colonel John W. Davidson, of the United States army;

S. 584. An act relating to the time for finding indictments in the courts of the United States in the late rebel States;

S. 810. An act to regulate elections in Washington and Idaho Territories;

S. 711. An act relating to the Metropolitan Railway Company;

S. 722. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,” by extending certain penalties to accessories;

S. 705. An act further to provide for giving effect to treaty stipulations between this and foreign governments for the extradition of criminals;

S. R. 217. Joint resolution for printing the medical and surgical history of the rebellion ;

S. 891. An act for the relief of George Fowler and the estate of De Grasse Fowler, deceased, or their assigns;

S. 862. An act amendatory of the act providing for the sale of the arsenal grounds at St. Louis and Liberty, Missouri, and for other purposes, approved July 25, 1868;

S. 679. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act granting lands to the State of Oregon to aid in the construction of a military road from Eugene City to the eastern boundary of said State;"

S. 167. An act granting lands to the State of Oregon to aid in the construction of a military wagon road from the navigable waters of Coos bay to Roseburg, in said State;

S. 836. An act for the relief of Celestia P. Hartt;

S. 712. An act to define the fees of recorder of deeds, and to provide for the appointment of warden of the jail, in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes;

S. 1744. An act to strengthen the public credit and relating to contracts for the payment of coin ; and

H. R. 2009. An act to authorize the Secretary of War to place at the disposal of the Lincoln Monument Association at Springfield, Illinois, damaged and captured ordnance ; When The Speaker signed the same. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate insist upon their amendments, disagreed to by the House, to the bills of the House of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1672. An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870;

H. R. 1967. An act to compensate the officers and crew of the United States steamer Kearsarge for the destruction of the piratical vessel Alabama;

H. R. 1808. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1870;

H. R. 375. An act in relation to taxing the shares of national banks; agree to the conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed the following conferees on the said bills, viz:

H. R. 1672. Mr. Lot M. Morrill, Mr. Howe, and Mr. White.
HI. R. 1967. Mr. Grimes, Mr. Conkling, and Mr. Drake.
H, R. 1808. Mr. Conkling, Mr. Ramsey, and Mr. Davis.
H. R. 375. Mr. Chandler, Mr. Kellogg, and Mr. Morgan.

On motion of Mr. Cullom, by unanimous consent, the bill of the House (H. R. 2009) to authorize the Secretary of War to place at the disposal of the Lincoln Monument Association at Springfield, Illinois, damaged and captured ordnance, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken up, and the said amendments were concurred in.

Mr. Samuel Hooper, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported a bill (H. R. 2023) to amend an act entitled “An act imposing taxes on distilled spirits and tobacco, and for other purposes," approved July 20, 1868; 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.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Schenck, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following resolution; which was read, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed, viz:

Resolved, That while this house does not admit any right in the executive and treaty-making power of the United States to conclude treaties or conventions with any foreign government by which import duties shall be mutually regulated, it is, however, of the opinion, and recommends to the President, that negotiations with the government of Great Britain should be renewed and pressed if possible to a definite conclu

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