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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.

By unaniinous consent, leave of absence for six days was granted to Mr. Golladay; to Mr. Hamilton for to night and to-morrow; and to Mr. McCormick and Mr. Mungen for to-night.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1744) to strengthen the public credit, and relating to contracts for the payment of coin, the pending question being on the motion to reconsider the vote by which the same was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

After debate,

By unanimous consent, the said vote was reconsidered, and the motion to refer was withdrawn.

The question then recurring on the engrossment of the said bill. Amendments thereto were submitted by Mr. Niblack and Mr. Allison. Pending which,

Mr. Holman moved that the bill be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question recurring on the said amendments,
Mr. Schenck moved the previous question ; which was seconded.
The question was then put, Shall the main question be now put ?

( Yeas........ And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays .................. 43

Not voting .......

...... 78 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. William B. Allison Mr. Grenville M. Dodge Mr. William H. Koontz Mr. Fliram Prico
Oakes Ames
Ignatius Donnelly
Addison H. Laflin

C. H. Prince
Delos R. Ashley
John F. Driggs

George V. Lawrence Green B. Raum
James M. Ashley
Ephraim R. Eckley John A. Logan

William H. Robertson
Samuel B. Axtell
Thomas D. Eliot
Rufus Mallory

Logan H. Roots
Demas Barnes
James T. Elliott
Horace Maynard

Philetus Sawyer
Jacob Benton
Orange Ferriss
Samuel McKee

Robert C. Schenck
Austin Blair
Thomas W. Ferry
Ulysses Mercur

Glenni W. Scofield George S. Boutwell William C. Fields

George F. Miller

Rufus P. Spalding C. C. Bowen George A. Halsey William Moore

H. H. Starkweather Nathaniel Boyden Abner C. Harding James K. Moorhead

Thomas E. Stewart
John M. Broomall
Thomas Haughey
Daniel J. Morrell

John H. Srover
Charles W. Buckley
David Heaton
James Mullins

Stephen Taber
Henry L. Cake
John Hill
Leonard Myers

John Taffe
John B. Callis
Samuel Hooper
J. P. Newsham

Ginery Twichell
John C. Churchill
Julius Hotchkiss

Benjamin W. Norris Charles Upson
Sidney Clarke
Cherter D. Hubbard
David A. Nunn

Henry Van Aernam
J. W. Clift
Richard D. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn
Simeon Corley
Calviu T. Hulburd
Sidney Perham

Robert T. Van Horn
Thomas Cornell
Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Peters

Hamilton Ward
Shelby M. Cum
Alexander H. Jones S. Newton Pettis

Cadwal'r C. Washbarn
Henry L. Dawes
Norman B. Judd
Charles E. Phelps

William B. Washburn Columbus Delano George W. Julian Charles W. Pierce

Thomas Williams
John T. Deweese
William D. Kelley
Luke P. Poland

James F. Wilson
Oliver J. Dickey
Francis W. Kellogg

Theodore M. Pomeroy William Windom. Oliver H. Dockery

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. Stevenson Archer Mr. Jacob H. Ela

Mr. James A. Johnson Mr. John V. L. Pruyn
Jehu Baker
Charles A. Eldridge
Thomas L. Jones

John P. C, Shanks
John Beatty
John R. French
Michael C. Kerr

Aaron F. Stevens
James B. Beck
J. Lawrence Getz
J. Proctor Knott

Frederick Stone
Henry P. H. Bromwell J. S. Golladay

William Lawrence

Nelson Tift
Ralph P. Buckland
James H. Gong

William Loughridge Philadelph Van Trump
Albert G. Burr
Joseph J. Gravely
Samuel S. Marshall

Henry D. Washburn
Samuel F. Cary
Asa P. Grover

James R. McCormick Martin Welker
Amasa Cobb
William S. Holman
William Mungen

John T. Wilson
John Coburn
Benjamin F. Hopkins William E. Niblack

P. M. B. Young.
Burton C. Cook
Morton C. Hunter

Frederick A. Pike
Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Alexander H. Bailey Mr. William H. Barnum Mr. John A. Bingham
George W. Anderson John D. Baldwin

Fernando C. Beaman W. Jasper Blackburn
Samuel M. Arne l
Nathaniel P. Banks
John F. Benjamin

James G. Blaine

Mr. Thomas Boles

Mr. Charles Haight Benjamin M. Boyer

Charles M. Hamilton James Brooks

Isaac R. Hawkins Benjamin F. Butler William Higby Roderick R. Butler

Asahel W. Hubbard John W. Chauler

James M. Humphrey Reader W. Clarke

Ebon C. Ingersoll John Covode

William H. Kelsey Nathan F. Dixou

John H. Ketcham W. P. Edwards

Bethuel M. Kitchen Benjamin Eggleston

Isrnel G. Lash John F. Farnsworth

William S. Lincoln John Fox

Benjamin F. Loan James A. Garfield

John Lynch Adam J. Glossbrenner James M. Marvin San nel F. Gove

Dennis McCarthy John A. Griswold

Hiram McCullough

Mr. John Morrissey

Mr. J. H. Sypher
Carman A. Newcomb Caleb X. Taylor
John A. Nicholson

Francis Thomas
Godlove S. Orth

John Trimble
Halbert E. Paine

Lawrence 8. Trimble
William A. Pile

Row'd E Trowbridge Tobias A. Plants

Daniel M. Van Auken Daniel Polsley

Charles H. Van Wyck Samuel J. Randall

Michael Vidal William E. Robinson Ellihn B. Washburne Lewis W. Rons

B. F. Whittemore Lewis Selve

William Williams Samuel Shellabarger Stephen F. Wilson Charles Sitgreaves

Fernando Wood Worthington C. Smith Fred'k E. Wondbridge William B. Stokes

George W. Woodward.

So the main question was ordered to be now put.

The hour of 41 o'clock p. m. having arrived, the House took a recess until 71 o'clock p, m.

After the recess,
A message from the Senate, by Mr. McDonald, their chief clerk :

Mr. Speaker : The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did on the 16th instant approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 281. An act granting a pension to Anne Dycher, widow of Matthew D. Dycher;

S. 546. An act for the relief of Jane McMurray ;

S. 457. An act granting a pension to Elizabeth J. Miller, widow of General John Miller; and

S. 499. An act granting a pension to the widow and child of Martin Whitt, deceased.

And on the 19th instant, bills and a joint resolution of the following titles, viz:

S. 667. An act to enable the Holly, Wayne and Monroe Railway Company, in the State of Michigan, to have the subscription to its capital stock duly stamped ;

S. R. 171. A resolution in relation to coast defence; and

S. 765. An act to give an additional term of the United States circuit court for the eastern district of Arkansas;

And that having received a bill and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:

S. 693. An act for the temporary relief of the poor and destitute people in the District of Columbia ;

S. R. 173. A resolution respecting the provisional governments of Virginia and Texas; and

S. R. 175. A resolution relative to the recent contract for stationery for the Department of the Interior'; and not having returned the same within ten days, that said bill and joint resolutions had become laws, under the Constitution of the United States.

The Senate have passed a bill of the House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 1864. An act for the repeal of tonnage duties on Spanish vessels; without amendment; and a bill of the House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 568. An act explanatory of the act entitled "An act declaring the title to land warrants in certain cases;" with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate have also passed bills of the following titles, viz:
S. 669. An act to incorporate the National Junction Railway Company;
S. 832. An act to fix the salary of the bailiff of the Court of Claims;

S. 827. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to protect all persons in the United States in their civil rights, and to furnish the means of their vindication," passed April 9, 1866; and

S. 784. An act to amend the judicial system of the United States; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The Senate requests the return of the joint resolution (S. R. 228) authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to adinit free of duty certain submarine telegraph cable.

By unanimous consent, it was
Ordered, That the said joint resolution be returned to the Senate.

The House, in pursuance of previous order, 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. James F. Wilson reported that the committee having had under consideration the special order, viz: H. R. 1672. A bill making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1870, had come to no resolution thereon.

And then.

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

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1869.

The following memorials, petitions, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rules, and referred as follows:

By Mr. Thomas Williams: The petition of William T. Sedwick, guar. dian of minor child of George F. Sedwick, deceased, praying for a pension;

Also, a petition of similar import from Margaret Pizor, mother of David W. Pizor, to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Eggleston: The petition of the officers of the Academy of Fine Arts of Cincinnati, Ohio, praying for the passage of a copyright aw, to the Committee on Patents.

By Mr. Gravely: The petition of James N. McCully, of Virginia, praying for relief from political disability;

By Mr. Goss: Petitions of similar import from G. Cannon, Jacob H. Briggs, and H. M. Price;

By Mr. Hunter: The memorial of Julia A. Nutt, praying for a legali. zation of a trading permit; all to the Committee on Reconstruction.

By Mr. Banks: The memorial of William Rullman, praying compensation for losses sustained in consequence of the occupation of his property at Baltimore, Maryland, by the United States troops.

By Mr. Niblack: Joint resolutions of the Indiana legislature, relative to the claims of the officers and men of battery F, United States artillery, to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Kelley: The petition of Isaac Strohm, Joseph Miller, and others, citizens of the United States, praying that the letter of E. B. Elliot on the subject of the unification of the coinage of the world may be printed, to the Committee on Printing.

By the Speaker: Resolutions of the New York Agricultural Society, praying that duty on animals imported for breeding purposes be abol. ished.

By Mr. Scofield: A petition from citizens of the State of Pennsylvania, relative to the duty on crude petroleum, to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Ela: The petition of William A. Parker, late a captain in the United States navy, praying for restoration to the active list of the navy, to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Buckley: The petition of citizens of the State of Alabama, praying for a mail route from Eufaula to Ozark, to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Mr. Poland, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Revision of the Laws, reported a bill (H, R. 2004) establishing the term of office of the House of Representatives, and providing for biennial sessions of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Montana; which 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.

Mr. Poland 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. Farnsworth, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, to which were referred bills of the House of the following titles, viz: • H. R. 1415. A bill to incorporate the United States Postal Telegraph Company, and to establish a postal telegraph system;

H. R. 1083. A bill for the construction of a government telegraph, under the direction of the Post Office Department, between New York and Washington;

H. R. 1504. A bill to establish telegraph lines between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington; and

H. R. 1689. A bill for the construction of lines of telegraph between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, under the direction of the Post Office Department; reported the same severally with a recommendation that they do not pass, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bills be laid on the table and the report printed. Mr. Julian, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported a bill (H. R. 2005) declaring the lands constituting the Fort Collins military reservation, in the Territory of Colorado, subject to pre-emption and homestead entry, as provided for in existing laws; which 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.

Mr. Julian 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.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House communi. cations as follows, viz:

I. A letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a list of clerks and other persons employed in his department in 1868; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

II. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior in answer to a resolution of the House of the 13th instant, relative to the Sac and Fox Indian trust lands; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed.

III. A letter from the Commissioner of Agriculture, relative to a proposed industrial horticultural exhibition to be held at Hamburg in Sep.

tember next; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Holman, 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. 1864. An act for the repeal of tonnage duties on Spanish vessels;
When
The Speaker signed the same.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 1744) to strengthen the public credit, and relating to contracts for the payment of coin, the pending question being on the amendment submitted by Mr. Niblack.

Pending which,
Mr. Shanks moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

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Mr. Stevenson Archer

Jehu Baker
Demas Barnes
John Beatty
James B. Beck
C. C. Bowen
Albert G. Burr
Benjamin F. Butler
Roderick R. Butler
Henry L. Cake
Amasa Cobb
John Coburn
Burton C. Cook
John T. Deweese

Mr. Ignatius Donnelly

W.P. Edwards
Benjamin Eggleston
Jacob H. Ela
Charles A. Eldridge
John Fox
John R. French
J.S. Golladay
James H. Gows
Joseph J. Gravely
Asa P. Grover
Charles Haight
Isaac R. Hawkins
William S. Ho'man

Mr. Benjamin F. Hopking Mr. Lewis W. Ross
Morton C. Hunter

John P.C. Shanks
Ebon C. Ingersoll

Aaron F. Stevens James A. Johnson

William B. Stokes Thomas L. Jones

Frederick Stone
J. Proctor Knott

John Taffe
William Loughridge Nelson Tift
Samuel S. Marshall

Daniel M. Van Auken
James R. McCormick Philadelph Van Trump
William Mungen

Henry D. Washburn
William E. Niblack

John T. Wilson
Godlove S. Orth

Fernando Wood
John V. L. Pruyn

P. M. B. Young.

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. William B, Allison Mr. Oliver J. Dickey Mr. Bethuel M. Kitchen Mr. C. H. Prince
Oakes Ames
Nathan F. Dixon
William H. Koontz

Green B. Raum
George W. Anderson Oliver H. Dockery

Addison H. Laflin

William H. Robertson Samuel M. Arnell Grenville M. Dodge Israel G. Lash

Logan H. Roots Delos R. Ashley Jobn F. Driggs

George V. Lawrence Philetus Sawyer James M, Ashley Ephraim R. Eckley William Lawrence

Robert C. Schenck Samuel B. Axtell Thomas D. Eliot John A. Logan

Glenni W. Scofield John D. Baldwin John F. Farnsworth John Lynch

Samuel Shellabarger Nathaniel P. Banks Orange Ferring James M. Marvin

Worthington C. Smith William H. Barnum Thomas W. Ferry Horace Maynard

Rufus P. Spalding Fernando C. Beaman William C. Fields

Samuel McKee

H. H. Stark weather John F. Benjamin J. Lawrence Getz Ulysses Mercur

Thomas E. Stewart John A. Binghain Adam J. Glossbrenner George F. Miller

John H. Stover W. Jasper Blackburn Samuel F. Gove

William Moore

Stephen Taber
James G. Blaine
John A. Griswold

James K, Moorhead Caleb X. Taylor
Austin Blair
Abner C. Harding
Daniel J. Morrell

Francis Thomas George S. Boutwell David Heaton

James Mullins

John Trimble
Nathaniel Boyden
William Higby
Leonard Myers

Row'd E. Trowbridge
Benjamin M. Boyer
John Hill

Carman A. Newcomb Ginery Twichell Henry P. H. Bromwell Samuel Hooper

J. P. New ham

Charles Upson
James Brooks
Julius Hotchkiss

Benjamin W. Norris Henry Van Aernamn
John M. Broomall
Chester D. Hubbard Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn
Charles W. Buckley
Richard D. Hubbard Halbert E. Paine

Robert T. Van Horn
John W. Chanler
Calvin T. Hulburd
Sidney Perham

Hamilton Ward
John C. Churchill
Thomas A. Jenckes John A. Peters

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
Reader W. Clarke
Alexander H. Jones Charles E. Phelps

William B. Washburn
Sidney Clarke
Norman B. Judd
Charles W. Pierce

Martin Welker
J. W. Clift
George W. Julian
Frederick A. Pike

B. F. Whittemore
Simeon Corley
William D. Kelley
William A. Pile

Thomas Williams Thomas Cornell Francis W. Kellogg Tobias A. Plants

William Williams
John Covode
William H. Kelsey
Luke P. Poland

James F. Wilson
Shelby M. Cullom
Michael C. Kerr

Theodore M. Pomeroy William Windom
Henry L. Dawes
John H. Ketcham
Hiram Price

Fred'k E. Woodbridge Columbus Delano

Those not voting are-
Mr. George M. Adams Mr. Thomas Boles

Mr. Samuel F. Cary Mr. George A. Halsey Alexander H. Bailey Ralph P. Buckland

James T. Elliott

Charles M. Hamilton Jacob Benton Jobn B. Callis James A. Garfield

Thomas Haugbey

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