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Mr. Stephen Taber Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne Mr. Thomas Williams Mr. George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.
Those who voted in the negative are-
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
Thomas E. Stewart John Beatty Abner C. Harding William Mungen
William B. Stokes
John H. Stover
Benjamin W. Norris Ginery Twichell
Henry Van Aerpam
Daniel M. Van Auken
Henry D Washburn
William H. Robertson John T. Wilson
Stephen F. Wilson
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
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
Samuel J. Randall
Green B. Raum
William E. Robinson
Lewis W. Ross William S. Lincoln Philetus Sawyer Benjamin F. Loan Worthington C. Smith John Lynch
Rufus P. Spalding
J. H. Sypher
Caleb N. Taylor
Lawrence S. Trimble
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Robert T. Van Horn
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.
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.
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
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;
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. 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
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. Woodward moved that the joint resolution with the pending amendments thereto be laid on the table. And the question being put,
126 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. 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
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
James R. McCorinick John H. Stover
Francis Thomas Nathaniel Boyden Asa P. Grover
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
Ellihu B. Washburne John C. Churchill James M. Humphrey Sidney Perbam
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
Mr. Samuel Hooper Mr. Charles Sitgreaves
Rufus P. Spalding Thomas Boles John F. Driggs Ebon C. Ingersoll
J. H. Sypher George S. Boutwell Thomay D. Eliot
Ginery Twichell Benjamin F. Butler James T. Elliott
Hepry D. Washburn
B. F. Whittemore
P. M. B. Young.
Lewis W. Ross
Robert C. Schenck James M. Ashley
Thomas Haughey Hiram McCullough Lewis Selye W. Jasper Blackburn Asahel W. Hubbard John Morrissey
Thomas E. Stewart
eb N. Taylor
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.
So the joint resolution and amendments were laid on the table.