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

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. 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. 730. An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to confirm the titles to certain lands in the State of Nebraska"; and

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 bay, in said State ; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this. house.

Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported a bill (H. R. 1599) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1870; which was read a first and second time, referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the special order for Monday next after the morning hour, and from day to day until disposed of, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne moved that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and pending that motion moved that all debate upon the special order pending in committee, viz: H. R. 1596. A bill making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1870, be closed in one hour and a half after its consideration is resumed.

The motion to close debate was agreed to.

The motion that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole was then agreed to; and the House accordingly resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein the committee rose, and Mr. Hulburd reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 1596) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1870, had directed him to report the same to the House without amendment.

The House having proceeded to its consideration,
Ordered, That said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne moved that the vote last taken be reconsid ered, 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.

Mr. Stephen F. Wilson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 174. An act for the relief of Mrs. Emma Wilson, of the State of Indiana ;

When,
The Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Miller, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Congressional Printer be, and is hereby, directed to inform this house the cause of delay in furnishing for distribution the agricultural report for 1867.

On motion of Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne, the House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein the committee rose, and Mr. James F. Wilson reported that the committee having had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the annual message of the President of the United States for the year 1867, had come to no resolution thereon.

Mr. Henry D. Washburn gave notice, under the rule, that he should move for leave to introduce a bill to repeal "An act regulating the tenure of certain civil offices."

And then,

On motion of Mr. James F. Wilson, at 4 o'clock and 13 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 1869.

Another member appeared at the session of to-day, viz: From the State of New York, Thomas Cornell. The following memorials, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules :

By Mr. Bingham: The memorial of William A. White, a citizen of the State of Ohio, praying for reissue of certificate for commutation of rations fraudulently withheld; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, the memorial of William P. Tucker, of Virginia, praying for the removal of disabilities; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Boutwell: The petition of Charlotte Garland, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Van Aernam: The petition of citizens of the State of New York, praying for a post route from Randolph to Cattaraugus in said State; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Scofield: The petition of Pardon Worsley, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Coburn: The memorial of the colored people of the second congressional district of Georgia, setting forth their grievances; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Julian: The memorial of Joseph L. White, relative to reformed schools in the District of Columbia ; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor.

Also, the petition of Phebe Wood and Sylvia Ann Wood, of the State of Ohio, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands;

Also, six petitions of citizens of the State of New York, relative to the proposed amendment to the Constitution to extend suffrage.

By Mr. Thomas : Two petitions of citizens of the State of Maryland, praying for a republican form of government.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Van Aernam: The petition of William Adams, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the War of 1812.

By Mr. Van Trump: The petition of H. A. Ghebeline and others, citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for the repeal of certain sections of the act imposing taxes on distilled spirits and tobacco; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Judd: The memorial of the National Lincoln Monument Association, of Springfield, Illinois, praying donation of damaged and captured ordnance for the use of the said association.

By Mr. Jones: The petition of George W. Kirk, relative to the soldiers of the 2d North Carolina mounted infantry.

By Mr. Fox: The memorial of George Brainard, a citizen of the State of New York, praying for relief for property used by the government during the war.

Ordered, That the said memorials and petition be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Bingham: The memorial of Mrs. A. L. Henry-heretofore referred January 22, 1864; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Holbrook: The memorial of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Idaho, praying for an appropriation for the survey of the public lands; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By Mr. Haight: The memorial of James C. Williamson, a captain in the navy, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Polsley: The petition of Joseph White, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Holbrook: The memorial of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Idaho, relative to the organic act of said Territory, which was referred to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. : The petition of R. W. Glass, of Virginia, praying: for the removal of disabilities; which was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Paine: The memorial of Peter Stineback, praying for relief..

By Mr. James F. Wilson: The petition of E. L. Graham and Robert H. Flavell, praying for relief.

Ordered that the said memorial and petition be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Glossbrenner: The petition of Stark B. Taylor, a citizen of the District of Columbia, praying for relief.

By Mr. James F. Wilson: The petition of the board of supervisors of Lee county, State of Iowa, praying for an amendment of the judiciary act.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Stewart: The petition of the crew of the ship Nightingaleheretofore referred January 10, 1866; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Mungen : The petition of James Porter and other citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for the extension of mail route No. 9392.

By Mr. Driggs: The petition of W. V. Williams and other citizens of the State of Michgian, praying for the establishment of a post route in said State;

Also, the petition of James Mason and others, of a similar import.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Covode: The petition of A. G. Abell—heretofore referred February 23, 1864.

By Mr. Schenck: The memorial of William A. Wheeler, praying relief for certain losses on contracts with the Navy Department.

By Mr. Bowen: The petition of Hamilton Slawson, praying for relief.

Ordered, That the said petitions and memorial be referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. James F. Wilson: The remonstrance of A. H. Griffin and others, citizens of the State of Iowa, against the passage of a land grant to the Missouri and Iowa State Line Railroad Company.

By Mr. Holbrook: The memorial of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Idaho, praying for an appropriation for the survey of the southern boundary line of said Territory.

Ordered, That the said remonstrance and petition and memorial be referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Harding: The petition of citizens of the State of Ohio, relative to the tax on tobacco.

By Mr. Tift: The remonstrance of John Screven against any further increase of duty on imported iron and steel.

Ordered, That the said petition and remonstrance be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Moorhead: The memorial of Mrs. Nancy G. Miller, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Eliot: The petition of John L. Mahew, praying for a pension.

By Mr. Garfield: The petition of Mrs. Amanda Barker, praying for a pension;

Also, the petition of Elizabeth A. Spurgeon, praying for a pension.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Flanders: The memorial of the assembly of Washington Territory, praying for the repeal of an act passed by said assembly; which was referred to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Kelley: The petition of the professor and students of Lincoln University, State of Pennsylvania, praying for an amendment to the Constitution to secure equal rights to all citizens.

By Mr. Shellabarger: The petition of A. C. Todd and others, citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, of a similar import.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Moore: Sundry petitions of masters and owners of vessels, of the city and State of New York, with accompanying papers; which Also, the petition of the sugar-refiners of Philadelphia, State of Penn

, sylvania, praying for a new classification of sugars for tariff purposes;

Also, the memorial of the same of a similar import.

Ordered, That the said petition and memorial be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Moore: The petition of five thousand masters and owners of vessels in the District of Columbia, praying protection from illegal taxes; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Clift: The petition of John D. Rumple, praying for the removal of disabilities;

Also, the petition of citizens of the State of Georgia, praying for the enforcement of the reconstruction acts.

By Mr. Maynard: The petition of Fayette McMullen, of Virginia, praying for the removal of disabilities.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Dawes: The petition of Hannah Kelley, praying for a pension ; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Phelps: The petition of the surviving officers and soldiers of the war of 1812, praying for pensions; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the War of 1812.

By Mr. Marion: The memorial of John Hegeman, praying compensation for the use of his patent pontoon bridge.

By Mr. Myers: The memorial of the Universal Peace Union in behalf of the Indians.

By Mr. Garfield: The petition of the inmates of the Soldiers' Home in the District of Columbia, praying legislation to prevent officers from taking away the products of the farm attached to the said institution.

Ordered, That the said memorials and petition be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Pruyn: The petition of Valentine Polhammer, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Clift: The memorial of Simon Geretman, a citizen of the State of Georgia, praying for relief; which was referred to the Committee of Claims;

Also, the petition of the cigar and tobacco dealers of Savannah, Georgia, praying for the repeal of a portion of the act imposing taxes on distilled spirits and tobacco; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the call of States and Territories for bills and joint resolutions, the following were severally introduced, read a first and second time, and referred as stated :

By Mr. Perham: A bill (H. R. 1600) granting a pension to Mary R. Brown, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Ela: A bill (H. R. 1601) to provide stationery for Congress and the several departments, and for other purposes, to the Committee on Printing.

By Mr. Stevens: A bill (H. R. 1602) to regulate the rank of the medical staff of the navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Eliot: A bill (H. R. 1603) to regulate and protect the fur-seal trade at the islands of St. Paul and St. George, in the Territory of Alaska, referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Robinson: A bill (H. R. 1604) to provide for the improvement of the harbor of New York by removing obstructions therefrom, and to secure the erection of substantial piers and docks thereon, to the Com. mittee on Commerce and ordered to be printed.

By Mr. Churchill: A bill (H. R. 1605) to exempt canal boats from the payment of tonnage duties, to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Laflin: A bill (H. R. 1606) to authorize the New York, Newfoundland and London Telegraph Company to land its submarine cable upon the shores of the United States, to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Lincoln: A bill (H. R. 1607) to restore Lieutenant Charles H. Pendleton to his grade in the active service of the navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1608) amendatory of the act of July 27, 1868, regulating pensions for the widows and minor chidren of deceased soldiers, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Robertson: A bill (H. R. 1609) to incorporate the Washington Market Company, to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

By Mr. Haight: A bill (H. R. 1610) for the relief of Anna E. Petty, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

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