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Samuel J. Mills, deceased, late a private in company F, of 2d regiment
Connecticut volunteers;

H. R. 1928. A bill granting a pension to Samuel Bartholow;
H. R. 1929. A bill granting a pension to Juliet E. Hall; and

H. R. 1930. A bill granting a pension to Madge K. Guthrie and Robert B. Guthrie; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That the said bills be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, to which was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 499) granting a pension to the widow and child of Martin Whitt, deceased, reported the same with an amendment; which was agreed to.

Ordered, That the bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill."

On motion of Mr. Miller, the Committee on Invalid Pensions were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1736) for the relief of Malinda Harman, and the same was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs; also, from the petitions of John Mills, and Mary E. Stone, widow of Richard F. Stone, and that the same be laid on the table; also, from the petition of Mary Aurand, widow of Joseph R. Aurand, and that leave be granted for the withdrawal of the same from the files of the House.

Mr. Miller, from the same committee, to which was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 596) 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, reported the same with a recommendation that it do not pass, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Pending the question on the engrossment of the said bill,
After debate,
Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Holman 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.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Cobb, by unanimous consent, reported certain evidence to accompany the bill of the House H. R. 1727; which was ordered to be printed.

Mr. Beatty, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1931. A bill granting a pension to Jacob Huggins;
H. R. 1932. A bill granting a pension to John M. Flynn;
H. R. 1933. A bill granting a pension to Henry Rieman;
H. R. 1934. A bill granting a pension to Mahala M. Freeman;
H. R. 1935. A bill granting a pension to Charles H. B. King;
H. R. 1936. A bill granting a pension to Mary Ann Shurlock;

H. R. 1937. A bill granting a pension to Lucinda Pangle, accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed they were accordingly read the third time and passed Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein

On motion of Mr. Beatty, the Committee on Invalid Pensions were discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of Hannah Moore and Sarah L. Goodrich; and the same were laid on the table.

Mr. Van Aernam, from the same committee, to which was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 281) granting a pension to Anne Dycher, widow of Matthew D. Dycher, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Van Aernam, from the same committee, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1938. A bill granting a pension to Julia A. Fisher;
H. R. 1939. A bill for the relief of John Gestiger;
H. R. 1940. A bill granting a pension to Cyrus Hall;
H. R. 1941. A bill granting a pension to Betsy S. Jackman;
H. R. 1942. A bill granting a pension to Lucinda A. Wilder;

H. R. 1943. A bill granting a pension to the widow and minor children of Lieutenant Richard H. Allen;

H. R. 1914. A bill granting a pension to Bridget Hayes;
H. R. 1945. A bill granting a pension to Sarah A. Scherr;
H. R. 1946. A bill granting a pension to Mary A. Amer;
H. R. 1947. A bill granting a pension to Catharine S. B. Spear;
H. R. 1948. A bill granting a pension to Nancy Reed;
H. R. 1949. A bill granting a pension to James H. Maguire;
H. R. 1950. A bill granting a pension to Richard Look;
H. R. 1951. A bill granting a pension to Martha E. McKinney ; and

H. R. 1952. A bill granting a pension to Matilda Carney ; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.
Mr. Benjamin, from the same committee, reported bills of the follow-
ing titles, viz:

H. R. 1953. A bill granting a pension to John R. Ray;
H, R. 1954. A bill granting a pension to Maria Walters;
H. R. 1955. A bill increasing the pension of William J. Patten; and

H. R. 1956. A bill granting a pension to Lorenzo Day; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed. Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein. Mr. Benjamin, from the same committee, to which were referred bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1321. An act granting a pension to Mrs. Susan Carson; and

H. R. 1632. An act granting a pension to Joseph M. Hudson; reported the same severally without amendment.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Ou motion of Mr. Benjamin, the Committee on Invalid Pensions were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1317) granting a pension to E. R. Caine; the joint resolution of the

House (H. Res. 1712) for the relief of Robert Ford; the bill of the Senate (S. 496) for the relief of Riley H. Smith; the petitions of Delia Inslee, Mrs. Emily Hooe, William Rittenhouse, Patrick Ryan, Annie Birchard and children, and Nancy Hammond, widow of George W. Hammond ; and the same were laid on the table.

Mr. Perham, from the saine committee, reported a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 451. Joint resolution to reimburse the government the amount of pension improperly paid to Martha A. Wallace;

H. R. 1957. A bill granting a pension to Rachel C. Floyd;
H. R. 1958. A bill granting a pension to Allen E. Rector;
H. R. 1959. A bill granting a pension to Edward W. White;
H. R. 1960. A bill granting a pension to Ellen Green ;
H. R. 1961. A bill granting a pension to Sarah A. Wilcox; and

H. R. 1692. A bill granting a pension to William McDonald; accompanied by reports in writing on the said bills; which bills were severally read a first and second time.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Perham, from the same committee, to which were referred bills of the House of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 1434. A bill granting a pension to William M. Simpson;
H. R. 1600. A bill granting a pension to Mary R. Brown;

H. R. 1586. A bill granting a pension to Mrs. Naomi Adams; reported the same severally without amendment, accompanied by reports in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bills be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Miller, the Committee on Invalid Pensions were discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Mary Dunn, widow of Richard F. Dunn; and the same was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

Mr. Miller, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Revolu. tionary Pensions, to which was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 546) for the relief of Jane McMurray; reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That it be read a third time. It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported a bill (H. R. 1963) granting a pension to Emily H. Gardner, accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bill 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.

Motions were made in each case, by the member reporting the same, to reconsider the vote on the passage of the foregoing bills and joint resolution, and also to lay the motion to reconsider on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported a joint resolution (H. Res. 451) in relation to the pay of the clerk of the Committee of Invalid Pensions; which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,
Mr. Miller moved the previous question; and no quorum voted thereon;
When,

On motion of Mr. Benjamin, at 10 o'clock and 5 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1869. The following petitions and other papers were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules :

By Mr. Garfield: The petition of citizens of the State of Ohio, pray. ing for an appropriation to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

By Mr. Ela: The petition of John P. Davis, of New Hampshire, praying for a pension.

By Mr. Maynard : The petition of William Carr Davis, of Tennessee, praying for a pension.

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

By Mr. George V. Lawrence: The petition of Morgan Pyle, late of the 100th Pennsylvania regiment, praying for relief.

By Mr. Maynard : The petition of Isaac Riseden, of Scott county, Tennessee, praying for relief.

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

By Mr. Ward : The petition of citizens of the State of New York, praying for the passage of Mr. Benjamin F. Butler's financial bill.

By Mr. Griswold: The remonstrance of G. H. Cramer, president of a railroad company, against any increase of the duty on iron and steel.

By Mr. Kelsey: The remonstrance of wool-growers in Ontario and Livingston counties, New York, against the renewal of the reciprocity treaty with Canada.

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

By Mr. Lash: The petition of Joseph L. Graham, of Whyte county, Virginia, praying for relief from political disability.

By Mr. Van Auken: A petition of similar import from William Horatio Brown, of Virginia

By Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne: The petition of citizens of Joe Daviess county, Illinois, praying for legislation so as to protect all men in their right to vote and hold office.

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

By Mr. Cadwalader C. Washburn: The petition of Charles Wheeler, heir of Captain Alexander Harper, an officer of the revolutionary war; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

By Mr. Plants: The protest of citizens of Athens county, Ohio, against any further grant of land to railroad companies; which was referred to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Moore: The petition of owners of vessels in the State of New York, praying for the intervention of Congress to protect all persons engaged in navigation from illegal import duties; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Cadwalader C. Washburn: The petition of citizens of the State of Wisconsin, praying for the establishment of a mail route from Black River Falls to Chippewa Falls, and from Maiden Rock to Brookville; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Thomas Williams: Six petitions from citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, praying for such an amendment to the Constitution as shall recognize Almighty God as the source of all power in civil government.

By Mr. Moorhead: Two petitions of similar import from citizens of the same State.

By Mr. Delano: A petition of similar import from citizens of the State of Ohio.

By Mr. Eggleston: A petition of similar import from citizens of the same State.

By Mr. Bingham: Two petitions of similar import from citizens of the same State.

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

The Speaker having announced, as the business first in order, the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 451) in relation to the pay of the clerk of the Committee on Invalid Pensions—the pending question when the House adjourned yesterday being on the demand for the previous question on its engrossment, Mr. Miller withdrew the said demand.

The question then recurring on the engrossment of the resolution,
Mr. Miller submitted an amendment thereto.
Pending which,
After debate,
Mr. Miller moved the previous question.
Pending which,

Mr. Archer moved that the resolution be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded. The question was then put, Shall the main question be now put?

Yeas..................... And it was decided in the negative, Nays....................

Not voting............. 93 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

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Mr. John F. Benjamin Mr. Samuel F. Gove Mr. James R. McCormick Mr. Hiram Price
W. Jasper Blackburn Asa P. Grover

Samuel McKee

William H. Robertson James G. Blaine Charles M. Hamilton George F. Miller

Worthington C. Smith Nathaniel Boyden Thomas Haughey William Mungen

William B. Stokes Charles W. Buckley David Heaton

J. P. Newsham

John Trimble
J. W. Clift
Julius Hotchkiss

Benjamin W. Norris Ginery Twichell
John Coburn
Chester D. Hubbard
Charles O'Neill

Charles Upson
Simeon Corley
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Halbert E. Paine

Henry Van Aernam
Thomas Corcell
Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Peters

Robert T. Van Horn W. P. Edwards Alexander H. Jones S. Newton Pettis

Cadwal'r C. Washburn John F. Farnsworth William H. Koontz

Charles W. Pierce

B. F. Whittemere
Orange Ferriss
John Lynch
Luke P. Poland

Thomas Williams Adam J. Glossbrenner Rufus Mallory

Daniel Polsley

John T. Wilson.
James H. Goss

James M. Marvin
Those who voted in the negative are-

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Mr. William B. Allison Mr. John Covode
Stevenson Archer

Shelby M. Cullom
Samuel B. Axtell

Nathan F. Dixon Jehu Baker

Oliver H. Dockery Fernando C. Beaman Ignatius Donnelly John Beatty

Jacob H. Ela Jacob Benton

Charles A. Eldridge Austin Blair

Thomas W. Ferry George S. Boutwell

William C. Fields Benjamin M. Boyer

J. Lawrence Getz Henry P. H. Bromwell J. S. Golladay John M. Broomall

Charles Haight Henry L. Cake

Abner C. Harding Samuel F. Cary

Isaac R. Hawkins John W. Chanler

William Higby John C. Churchill

William S. Holman Reader W. Clarke

Benjamin F. Hopkins Sidney Clarke

Calvin T. Huburd Amasa Cobb

Morton C. Hunter

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