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Mr. Stephen Taber Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne Mr. Thomas Williams Mr. George W. Woodward
Nelson Tift
B. F. Whittemore
James F. Wilson

P. M. B. Young.
Burt Van Horn

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Ephraim R. Eckley Mr. Dennis McCarthy Mr. Lewis Selye
George W. Andereon Jacob H. Ela

Samuel McKee

John P. C. Shanks Samnel M. Arnell William C. Fields Ulysses Mercur

Samuel Shellabarger Jehu Baker Joseph J. Gravely Daniel J. Morrell

Charles Sitgreaves Nathaniel P. Banka Charles Haight

James Mulling

Thomas E. Stewart John Beatty Abner C. Harding William Mungen

William B. Stokes
John F. Benjamin
Isaac R. Hawkins
J. P. Newsham

John H. Stover
Jacob Benton
David Heaton
William E. Niblack

John Trimble
George S. Boutwell John Hill

Benjamin W. Norris Ginery Twichell
Ralph P. Buckland
William S. Holman
Charles O'Neill

Henry Van Aerpam
Henry L. Cake
Morton C. Hunter
Halbert E. Paine

Daniel M. Van Auken
Reader W. Clarke
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Sidney Perham

Michael Vidal
Sidney Clarke
Alexander H. Jones John A. Peters

Hamilton Ward
Amasa Cobb
Norman B. Judd
S. Newton Pettis

Henry D Washburn
John Coburn
Bethuel M. Kitchen
Charles W. Pierce

Martin Welker
Burton C. Cook
William H. Koontz
Tobias A. Plants

William Williams
Simeon Corley
John A. Logan

William H. Robertson John T. Wilson
John Covode
William Loughridge
Logan H. Roots

Stephen F. Wilson
Snelby ål. Cullom
Rufus Mallory
Robert C. Schenck

William Windom John T. D-weexe Horace Maynard

Glenni W. Scofield Fred'k E. Woodbridge Grenville M. Dodge

Those not voting are

Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Henry L. Dawes
Stevenson Archer

Columbus Delano
James M. Ashley

Oliver J. Dickey Samuel B. Axtell

Nathan F. Dixon John D. Baldwin

Oliver H. Dockery Demay Barnes

Ignatius Donnelly William H. Barnum

W.P. Edwards Fernando C. Beaman Benjamin Eggleston James B. Beck

Charles A. Eldridge John A. Bingham

John F. Farnsworth W. Jasper Blackburn Orange Ferries James G. Blaine

Thomas W. Ferry C. C. Bowen

John Fox Benjamin

M. Boyer John R. French Henry P. H. Bromwell James A. Garfield James Brooks

Asa P. Grover Charles W. Buckley George A. Halsey Albert G. Burr

Charles M. Hamilton Benjamin F. Butler

Thomas Haughey Roderick R. Butler

Samuel Hooper John B. Callis

Asahel W. Hubbard John C. Churchill

Chester D. Hubbard J. W. Clift

Richard D. Hubbard

Mr. William H. Kelsey Mr. John V. L. Pruyn
John H. Ketcham

Samuel J. Randall
J. Proctor Knott

Green B. Raum
Addison H. Laflin

William E. Robinson
William Lawrence

Lewis W. Ross William S. Lincoln Philetus Sawyer Benjamin F. Loan Worthington C. Smith John Lynch

Rufus P. Spalding
Samuel S. Marshall H. H, Stark weather
James M. Marvin

J. H. Sypher
Hiram McCullough John Taffe
George F. Miller

Caleb N. Taylor
John Morrissey

Francis Thomas
Leonard Myers

Lawrence S. Trimble
John A. Nicholson

Row'd E. Trowbridge
David A. Nunn

Charles Upson
Godlove S. Orth

Robert T. Van Horn
Charles E. Phelps

Philadelph Van Trump William A. Pile

Charles H. Van Wyck Luke P. Poland

Cadwal'r C. Washbura Theodore M. Pomeroy William B. Washburn Hiram Price

Fernando Wood. C.H. Prince

So the motion to reconsider was not laid on the table.
The question recurring on the motion to reconsider,

Mr. H. D. Washburn moved that the further consideration of the same be postponed till Tuesday, the 2d day of February next, after the morning hour; which motion was, under the operation of the previous question, agreed to.

The morning hour having commenced, the Speaker announced as the business next in order the call of committees for reports, commencing where the call rested on Thursday, 7th instant, with the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Pike, by unanimous consent, the Committee on Naval Affairs was discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 941) to amend certain acts in relation to the navy and marine corps, with the amendments of the Senate thereto.

And the question being, Will the House concur in the said amendments! It was put and decided in the negative.

On motion of Mr. Pike, Ordered, That the House request a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses in regard to the said bill, and that Mr. Pike, Mr. Stewart, and Mr. Archer be the managers in said conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate with the action of the House on the said amendments.

Mr. Banks, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to which was referred the resolution in the words following:

Resolved, That the President be requested to use the good offices of this government for the purpose of obtaining from the Russian govern ment a prompt and just consideration and settlement of the claims of Benjamin W. Perkins and others, citizens of the United States, arising under contract with said Russian government, made pending the Crimean war; reported the same without amendment, and under the operation of the previous question it was agreed to.

Mr. Banks moved that the vote by which the resolution was agreed to be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. Banks, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported a joint resolution (H. Res. 405) extending the protection of the United States to the republics of Hayti and St. Domingo; which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment, Debate was had thereon; When, On motion of Mr. Ward, the House, at 4 o'clock and 5 minutes p. m., adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1869. The following memorials, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules:

By the Speaker: The petition of W. S. Andrews, of Vitginia, relative to the bankrupt law; which was referred to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws.

Also, the memorial of James W. Johnston, of Virginia, praying for the removal of disabilities.

By Mr. Whittemore: The petition of the loyal citizens of Wilkinson county, Mississippi, praying for admission into the Union.

Ordered, That the said memorial and petition be referred to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. George W. Lawrence: The petition of Captain William Welsh, praying that his commission may be ante-dated; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

: The petition of Rachel Cónkle, praying for a pension;

Also, the petition of Stephen D. Ford, praying for a pension.

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

By Mr. Dodge: The memorial of citizens of the State of Iowa, rela tive to the Iowa and Missouri State Line railroad.

By the Speaker: The petition of Albert Sumner, of Virginia, praying for a grant of lands.

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

By Mr. Broomall: The memorial of the “Progressive Friends,” of

By Mr.

the State of Pennsylvania, praying for the protection of the Indians; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By the Speaker: The petition of the Union League of Anderson county, Texas, praying for the continuance of the Freedmen's Bureau; which was referred to the Committee on Freedmen's Affairs.

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

By Mr. Bailey: The petition of citizens of the State of New York, of a similar import.

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

By Mr. Scofield: The petition of Henry Souther, a citizen of the State of Pennsylvania, praying for the relief of the widows and orphans of soldiers of the late war; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Loughridge: The papers in the case of William H. Needham; which were referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, the petition of J. L. Brown and others, citizens of the State of Iowa, relative to the post office building at Burlington, in said State; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

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

By Mr. Polsley: Two petitions of the members of the bar of the State of West Virginia, remonstrating against the removal of the circuit court of the United States from Parkersburg to Wheeling.

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

By Mr. Moore: The petition of owners of vessels in Philadelphia, State of Pennsylvania, praying for protection; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Perham : The petition of Honora Topey, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Beck: The petition of James Saffell, a citizen of the State of Kentucky, praying compensation for horses and other property lost while in the mail service of the United States.

By Mr. Peters: The petition of A. B. Gildersleve, praying for relief;
Also, the petition of John P. Reed, praying for relief;
Also, the petition of C. M. Allen, praying for relief.

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

By Mr. Peters: The petition of Patrick Hickey, praying for a pension. By Mr. Perham: The petition of Mary Riggles, praying for a pension.

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

By Mr. Randall: The petition of the Board of Trade of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, relative to the bankrupt law; which was referred to the Committee on the Revision of the Laws.

By unanimous consent, the following bills were introduced, read a first and second time, and referred as stated :

By Mr. Peters : A bill (H. R. 1674) for the relief of Charles E. Dole, to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Kerr: A bill (H. R. 1675) for the relief of Belle R. Davis, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1676) for the relief of Mary and Alice Davis, minors, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1677) for the relief of Adam Hardt, to the Committee of Claims;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1678) for the relief of Scott & Brindley, to the Committee of Claims;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1679) for the relief of S. S. Potter, to the Committee of Claims.

Mr. E. B. Washburne, by unanimous consent, submitted the following two several resolutions; which were read, considered, and agreed to:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Treasury be directed to furnish a statement of the cost of the mint at Carson City, Nevada, with estimates showing the cost of running the same, and the revenue to be derived therefrom. Also the cost in detail of running the several mints of the United States and the income received from the same.

Resolved, That the Secretary of State be directed to communicate to the House the total amount expended for the United States northwestern boundary commission, and to give in detail the items of expenditure, the number and names of the persons employed in such commission, how long employed, and at what salaries, and the nature and extent of the services performed.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of the Interior relating to Indian affairs at Fort Randall, Dakota Territory, and asking appropriation for additional supplies; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations;

Also, a resolution of the constitutional convention of Texas, requesting the Congress of the United States to call into service a regiment of Texas cavalry to repel Indian invasion; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By unanimous consent, leave was granted to Mr. C. D. Hubbard to withdraw from the files of the Committee of Claims the papers in the case of James W. W. Bolton, in order that the same may be presented to the Senate.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence indefinitely was granted to Mr. Hulburd and Mr. Van Aernam.

Mr. Dawes presented the credentials of J. T. Elliott, elected a representative in Congress to fill a vacancy from the second district of the State of Arkansas, caused by the death of James Hinds.

Mr. J. T. Elliott thereupon presented himself at the Speaker's table, and having taken the oath of office required by the Constitution of the United States and the act of July 2, 1862, took his seat as a member.

The Speaker announced as the business in order the consideration of the joint resolution (H. Res. 405) extending the protection of the United States to the republics of Hayti and San Domingo, reported yesterday from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and undisposed of at the hour of adjournment.

The question being on the engrossment of the said joint resolution,
Mr. Banks submitted an amendment to the same.
Pending which,
Mr. B. F. Butler submitted a substitute for the joint resolution.
Pending which,
Mr. Spalding submitted an amendment to the substitute.
Pending the question on the amendment of Mr. Banks,

Mr. Schenck, by unanimous consent, from the Joint Select Committee on Ordnance, reported a bill (H. R. 1680) for the relief of Norman Wiard; which was read a first and second time, ordered to be recommitted to the said committee and to be printed.

Mr. Schenck moved that the vote by which the said bill was recom

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mitted be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

The question recurring on the amendment of Mr. Banks,
Mr. Robinson moved an amendment thereto.
After debate,

Mr. Woodward moved that the joint resolution with the pending amendments thereto be laid on the table. And the question being put,

Yeas...

126 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays.. ,

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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. John Covode

Mr. Norman B. Judd Mr. Frederick A. Piko Stevenson Archer Shelby M. Cullom William D. Kelley

Luke P. Poland
Samuel M. Arnell
Columbus Delano
Michael C. Kerr

Daniel Polsley
Delos R. Ashley

Oliver H. Dockery Bethuel M. Kitchen Samuel J. Randall Samuel B. Axtell Grenville M. Dodge William H. Koontz

Glenni W. Scofield Alexander H. Bailey Ephraim R. Eckley Israel G. Lash

John P.C. Shanks Jehu Baker Jacob H. Ela

George V. Lawrence Samuel Shellabarger John D. Baldwin Orange Ferriss

William S. Lincoln Worthington C. Smith Demas Barnes

William C. Fields William Loughridge H. H. Starkweather William H. Barnum John Fox

Samuel S. Marshall Aaron F. Stevens Fernando C. Beaman J. Lawrence Getz

James M. Marvin

William B. Stokes
John Beatty
Adam J. Glossbrenner Dennis McCarthy

Frederick Stone
James B. Beck
J. S. Golladay

James R. McCorinick John H. Stover
John F. Benjamin James H. Goss

Samuel McKee

Stephen Taber
Jacob Benton
Joseph J. Gravely Ulysses Mercur

John Taffe
John A. Bingbam John A. Griswold George F. Miller

Francis Thomas Nathaniel Boyden Asa P. Grover

William Moore

Nelson Tift Benjamin M. Boyer Charles Haight

James K. Moorhead

John Trimble Henry P. H. Bromwell George A. Halsey

Daniel J. Morrell

Lawrence S. Trimble James Brooks Abner C. Harding William Mungen

Row'd E. Trowbridge John M. Broomall Isaac R. Hawkins

Carman A. Newcomb Charles Upson Ralph P. Buckland David Heaton

J. P. Newsham

Daniel M. Van Auken Albert G. Burr John Hill William E. Niblack

Burt Van Horn Henry L. Cake

William S. Holman John A. Nicholson Philadelph Van Trump John B. Callis

Benjamin F. Hopkins Benjamin W. Norris Hamilton Ward
Samuel F. Cary
Chester D. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Ellihu B. Washburne John C. Churchill James M. Humphrey Sidney Perbam

Martin Welker
Reader W. Clarke
Morton C. Hunter
John A. Peters

William Williams
John Coburn
Thomas A. Jenckes S. Newton Pettis

James F. Wilson Burton C. Cook

James A. Johnson Charles E. Phelps Stephen F. Wilson Simeon Corley

Alexander H. Jones Charles W. Pierce George W. Woodward. Thomas Cornell

Thomas L. Jones
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. Nathaniel P. Banks Mr. Amasa Cobb

Mr. Samuel Hooper Mr. Charles Sitgreaves
Austin Blair
John T. Deweege
Julius Hotchkiss

Rufus P. Spalding Thomas Boles John F. Driggs Ebon C. Ingersoll

J. H. Sypher George S. Boutwell Thomay D. Eliot

Horace Maynard

Ginery Twichell Benjamin F. Butler James T. Elliott

James Mulling

Michael Vidal
Roderick R. Butler
John R. French
Tobias A. Plants

Hepry D. Washburn
John W. Chanler
James A. Garfield
Hiram Price

B. F. Whittemore
Sidney Clarke
Samuel F. Gove
C. H. Prince

William Windom
J. W. Clift
William Higby
Philetus Sawyer

P. M. B. Young.
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. John F. Farnsworth Mr. John A. Logan Mr. Logan H. Roots
Oakes Ames
Thomas W. Ferry John Lynch

Lewis W. Ross
George W. Anderson Charles M. Hamilton Rufus Mallory

Robert C. Schenck James M. Ashley

Thomas Haughey Hiram McCullough Lewis Selye W. Jasper Blackburn Asahel W. Hubbard John Morrissey

Thomas E. Stewart
James G. Blaine
Richard D. Hubbard Leonard Myers

eb N. Taylor
C. C. Bowen
Calvin T. Hulburd
David A. Nunn

Henry Van Aernam Charles W. Buckley George W. Julian

Godlove S. Orth

Robert T. Van Horn Henry L. Dawes Francis W. Kellogg Halbert E. Paine

Charles H. Van Wyck Oliver J. Dickey William H. Kelsey William A. Pile

Cadwal'r C. Washburn Nathan F. Dixon John H. Ketcham

Theodore M. Pomeroy William B. Washburn Ignatius Donnelly J. Proctor Knott John V. L. Pruyn

Thomas Williams W.P. Edwards Addison H. Laflin Green B. Raum

John T. Wilson Benjamín Eggleston William Lawrence

William H. Robertson Fernando Wood Charles A. Eldridge Benjamin F. Loan

William E. Robinson Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

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So the joint resolution and amendments were laid on the table.
Mr. Woodward moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and

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