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ularly the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House No. 339, had come to no resolution thereon.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, Ordered, That all further debate on the 7th amendment of the Senate to the said bill of the House No. 339 shall terminate in five minutes after its consideration is resumed in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House again 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. Ellihu B. Washburne reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House No. 339, had come to no resolution thereon.

Mr. Sherman moved that all further debate on the 21st, 22d, 23d, and 24th amendments of the Senate (relating to a loan) to the bill of House No. 339 shall cease in 15 minutes after the consideration of the same is resumed in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Pending which,

Mr. Sickles moved, at 9 o'clock and 50 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn. And the question being put,

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It was decided in the negative, { Pays:

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Mr. James T. Hale

Mr. James K. Moorhead Mr. William B. Stokes
Chapin Hall
Justin S. Morrill

John L. N. Stratton
J. Morrison Harris
Edward Joy Morris

Cydnor B. Tompkins
William Helmick
John T. Nixon

Carey A. Trimble
William A. Howard
Abraham B. Olin

William Vandever
James Humphrey
George W. Palmer

John P. Verree
John Hutchins
Samuel O. Peyton

Edward Wade
Benjamin F. Junkin
Albert G. Porter

Cadwalader C. Washburn
Francis W. Kellogg
Alexander H. Rice

Ellihu B. Washburne
John W. Killinger
Jetur R. Riggs

Israel Washburn, jr.
M. Lindley Lee

Christopher Robinson Alfred Wells
Elbert S. Martin
John Sherman

James Wilson
James B. McKean
Francis E. Spinner

William Windom
Robert McKnight
Thaddeus Stevens

John Wood.
Edward McPherson
So the House refused to adjourn.
The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Sherman;
And being put, it was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House again 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. Ellihu B. Washburne reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 339) making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861, had directed him to report the same, recommending concurrence in some, non-concurrence in others, and concurrence with amendments in others of the said amendments.

The Speaker having stated the question to be on agreeing to the said amendments,

Mr. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

And then,

On motion of Mr. Ruffin, at 10 o'clock and 32 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

MONDAY, JUNE 18, 1860.

The following petitions and memorials were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit:

By Mr. Reagan: The memorial of Judith G. Gibbs, praying confirmation of a Virginia military bounty land warrant to the heirs of Elizabeth Kenner, sole devisee of R. Kenner, deceased; which was referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims.

By Mr. McKean: The petition of Hopestill Bigelow, praying for the payment of pension money withheld from him since his name was placed on the pension roll; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Phelps: The petition of Terry Scurlock, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Verree: The petition of Selmar Siebert, praying for the establishment of a government engraving and lithographing establishment; which was referred to the Committee on Printing.

By Mr. Wilson: The memorial of Henry Etting, in relation to a bill now pending before Congress for his relief; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Mr. Landrum, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 812) changing the terms of the United States district court of the western district of Louisiana; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House letters from the Secretary of the Treasury, as follows, viz:

I. In response to a resolution of the House of the 26th of March last, calling for information relating to the operations of the reciprocity treaty with Canada; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, and ordered to be printed.

II. In response to a resolution of the House of the 20th of March last, in reference to the removal of Morritz Shoeffler, late collector of customs at Milwaukie, Wisconsin; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

The Speaker appointed Mr. Crawford a member of the committee of conference on the part of the House on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House No. 305 (army appropriations) in the place of Mr. John Cochrane, who is absent from the city.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed without amendment a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 407. An act granting an invalid pension to Ezekiel Jones. The Senate have also passed bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 275. An act for the relief of Frederick Vincent, administrator of James Le Caze, surviving partner of Le Caze & Mallet;

S. 300. An act for the relief of Isaac H. Randall;

S. 437. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to limit the liability of ship-owners, and for other purposes," approved March 3,1851;

S. 501. An act for the relief of Henry Rice;

S. 507. An act for the relief of the California Stage Company; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

Mr. Davidson, 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. 407. An act granting an invalid pension to Ezekiel Jones.
When
The Speaker signed the same.

On motion of Mr. Grow, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the petition of Esther Cole, widow of Samuel Cole, be re-referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

The House then resumed the consideration of the report of the Committee of Elections in the Kentucky contested election case; the pending question being on the following resolution reported from the said committee, viz:

Resolved, That the Hon. William C. Anderson is entitled to the seat

now held by him as representative in the 36th Congress from the fourth congressional district of Kentucky.

After debate,

Mr. Stratton moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

On motion of Mr. Garnett, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That there be a call of the House.

The roll having been called, the following named members failed to answer to their names, viz:

Garnett B. Adrain, Thomas L. Anderson, Francis P. Blair, jr., George Briggs, John Y. Brown, Charles Case, John B. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, Clark B. Cochrane, John Cochrane, Roscoe Conkling, James Craig, William H. Dimmick, Muscoe R. H. Garnett, Thomas Hardeman, jr., John B. Haskin, George S. Hawkins, John Hickman, Thomas C. Hindman, William S. Holman, William Irvine, James Jackson, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Charles H. Larrabee, John A. Logan, Owen Lovejoy, Charles D. Martin, John A. McClernand, John J. McRae, William Montgomery, Isaac N. Morris, John W. Noell, John U. Pettit, Emory B. Pottle, John H. Reynolds, James C. Robinson, Albert Rust, John Schwartz, George W. Scranton, William Smith, Lansing Stout, Henry Waldron, William G. Whiteley, Warren Winslow, and Samuel H. Woodson.

And then,

By unanimous consent, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with.

The question was then put, Will the House agree to the said resolution ?

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

And it was decided in the affirmative, {Nags :

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Elijih Babbitt
Charles L. Beale
John A. Binghain
Samuel Ş. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
John E. Bouligny
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
Anson Burlingame
Alfred A Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin
John Covoda
Samuel R. Curtis

Mr. Henry L. Dawes

Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. Mchee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
James H Graham
Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
James T Hale
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
J. Morrison Harris
Robert Hatton
William Helmick
Joshua Hill
Charles B. Hoard

Mr. James Humphrey

John Hutchins
Benjamin F. Junkin
Fraiicis W. Kellogg
William S Kenyon
David Kilgore
John W. Killinger
De Witt C. Leach
James M. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
James B. McKean
Robert Mcknight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse
Thomas A. R. Nelson
George W. Palmer

Mr. John U. Petrit

Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
James M. Quarles
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Hower E. Royce
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
William N. H. Smith
Daniel E. Somes
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner

Mr. Thaddeus Stevens

William Stewart
William B. Stokes
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R Train
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck

Mr John P. Verree

Edward Wade
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Edwin H. Webster
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative areMr. William Allen

Mr. William H. English John D. Ashmore

Thomas B. Florence William T. Avery

Philip B. Fouke William Barksdale

Lucius J. Gartrell Thomas J. Barr

Andrew J. Hamilton Thomas S. Bocock

John T. Harris Milledge L. Bonham

George S. Houston William W. Boyce

William Howard Lawrence O'B. Branch Albert G. Jenkins John C. Burch

John J. Jones Henry C. Burnett

Lawrence M. Keitt David Clopton

Jacob M. Kunkel Williamson R. W. Cobb John M. Landrum Samuel S. Cox

Shelton F. Leake Burton Craige

Elhert S. Martin Jabez L. M. Curry

John McQueen Thomas G. Davidson

W. Porcher Miles John G. Davis

John S. Millson Reuben Davis

Sydenham Moore Daniel C. De Jarnette William E. Niblack Henry A. Edmundson

Mr. George H. Pendleton

Samrel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
Thomas Ruffin
Charles L. Scott
Daniel E. Sickles
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
James A. Stewart
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandigham
John V. Wright.

So the said resolution was agreed to.
And it was

Resolved, That William C. Anderson is entitled to the seat now held by him as representative in the thirty-sixth Congress from the fourth congressional district of Kentucky.

Mr. Stratton 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.

Mr. Stratton, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Elections, reported the following resolution; which was read, considered, and, under the operation of the previous question, agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the House pay out of the contingent fund to Hon. James S. Chrisman, contestant of the seat of Hon. Wil. liam C. Anderson, from the fourth congressional district of Kentucky, mileage and pay as a member, up to the present time.

Mr. Stratton 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 was received from the President of the United States, by J. Buchanan, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did, on the 16th instant, approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 353. An act for the relief of Thomas R. Livingston;

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