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By Mr. Getz: A petition of similar import from the citizens of Pennsylvania.

By Mr. Blair : A petition of similar import from the citizens of the State of Michigan.

By Mr. Upson: A petition of similar import.

By Mr. Loughridge: A petition of similar import from the citizens of the State of Iowa.

By Mr. — : A petition of similar import from the citizens of the State of Michigan.

By Mr. - : A petition of similar import from the citizens of the State of Minnesota.

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

By Mr. Stokes : The memorial of Mary A. Ripley, praying for relief.

By Mr. Higby: The memorial of Green and Trainor, of the State of California, praying for relief.

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

By unanimous consent resolutions were submitted, read, considered, and agreed to, as follows:

By Mr. Golladay: Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be instructed to inquire into the expediency of prohibiting steam vessels engaged in whole or in part in transporting passengers from carrying petroleum or other inflammable fluids, with authority to report by bill or otherwise.

By Mr. Eliot: Resolved, That the Secretary of War be directed to communicate to this house any report from Major General James H. Wilson concerning the improvement of the Mississippi at the Des Moines and Rock Island rapids which may be in the possession of the department, and not here. tofore communicated to Congress.

By Mr. C. D. Hubbard : Resolved, That the Committee on Invalid Pensions be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to inquire into the expediency of granting a pension to Mrs. Eveline Sheridan.

By Mr. Price: Resolved, That the Secretary of the Interior be directed to transmit to this house the reports made on the Union Pacific railroad by the government directors and the special commissioners, to which reference is made in his last annual report.

By Mr. Shanks: Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be hereby instructed to report to the House, for its action, a bill directing the Secretary of War to furnish, through the proper officers of his department, upon requisition made on him by the authorities legally controlling any home for needy, indigent, and disabled soldiers, which has been or may be established or adopted and controlled by the legislature of any State in which such home may be situated, for the use of the inmates charitably received therein who have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States, one suit of army clothing each every six months, consisting of one blouse, short coat, or jacket, one pair of pants, two shirts, two pair drawers, two pair socks, one pair shoes or boots, one hat or cap, and each twelve months one overcoat; or so many of the above-named articles as may be needed for the comfort of the inmates of such home.

By Mr. Perham : Resolved, That the Committee on Invalid Pensions be instructed to inquire whether any further legislation is necessary to facilitate the payment of arrears of pensions under the sixth section of the act of July 27, 1868, and report by bill or otherwise.

By Mr. Pile: Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be directed to inquire into and report to this house what further legislation is necessary for the security of life and property and the promotion of commerce on the rivers flowing into the Gulf of Mexico.

By unanimous consent, bills and joint resolutions were severally introduced, read the first and second times, and referred, as follows:

By Mr. Higby: A bill (H. R. 1550) to provide for an annual inspection into Indian affairs, and for other purposes, to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By Mr. Ingersoll: A bill (H. R. 1551) directing the Secretary of the Interior to place the name of Edward Kindred on the pension rolls, to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the War of 1812.

Also, a bill (H, R. 1552) to authorize the District of Columbia and the cities therein to issue coupon bonds and borrow money.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1553) to incorporate the Columbia Railway Company, in the District of Columbia, to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Sidney Clarke: Joint resolution (H. Res. 386) changing the policy in regard to Indian relations, to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed.

Mr. E. B. Washburne moved that the vote referring the said several bills and joint resolution be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Julian, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported without amendment the bill of the Senate (S. 349) granting lands to the State of California to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the town of Vallejo to Humboldt bay, in the State of California; which was ordered to be printed and recommitted to said committee.

Mr. E. B. Washburne moved that the vote recommitting the said bill be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Mungen submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and referred to the Committee on Printing:

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the House five thousand copies of Niles's Register, to be put up and bound in the same style the Congressional Globe is now printed and bound.

On motion of Mr. Lynch, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Clerk be directed to request the return from the Senate of joint resolution of the House No. 332, "authorizing the appointment of examiners to examine and report upon the expediency of discontinuing the navy yard at Charlestown, Massachusetts, and uniting the same with the yard at Kittery, Maine," erroneously transmitted as passed.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the bill of the House (H. R. 1491) reported on the 10th instant from the Committee on Military Affairs, entitled “A bill fixing the amount found to be due to the State of Iowa on account of certain claims against the United States,"

Debate was had theron. Mr. E. B. Washburne moved to amend the bill by adding thereto a proviso.

Pending which,

Mr. Garfield moved the previous question on the pending amendment and on the engrossment of the bill.

The House having refused to second the demand for the previous question,

Mr. Wood moved that the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on Military Affairs with instructions to report a general bill comprehend. ing similar claims of all the States, and the provisions of a substitute submitted by Mr. Pruyn and accepted by Mr. Wood.

Pending which,
The morning hour expired.

On motion of Mr. Garfield, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the bill of the House H. R. 1491 be printed, together with the report of the Committee on Military Affairs thereon, the amend. ment pending to said bill, an amendment proposed to be offered by Mr. Mullins, and the proposition of Mr. Wood to refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

The Speaker announced as the select committee under the resolution of Mr. W. Lawrence adopted yesterday to investigate certain alleged election frauds in the State of New York:

Mr. William Lawrence, of Ohio; Henry L. Dawes, of Massachusetts; Austin Blair, of Michigan; Oliver J. Dickey, of Pennsylvania; Benjamin F. Hopkins, of Wisconsin ; Samuel S. Marshall, of Illinois; Richard D. Hubbard, of Connecticut.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the flouse the following executive communications.

1. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting letters from the Cominissioners of Pensions and Patents, relative to the need of greater accommodations for their respective offices, and recommending the purchase of a building suitable for the purpose contiguous to the department; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

II. A letter from the Secretary of War, relative to the amount disbursed by that department from June 30, 1865, to June 30, 1868; which was referred to the Committee on the Expenditures of the War Department, and ordered to be printed.

The Speaker also, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a report of receipts and expenditures of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb from June, 1857, to July 1, 1868; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Moorhead moved that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union for the consideration of the bill of the House (II. R. 1319) to increase the revenue from duties on imports, and tending to equalize exports and imports. And the question being put,

(Yeas ....................... 104 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays....

Not voting...... ...... 48 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. Oakes Ames
Mr. John Beatty
Mr. C. C. Bowen

Mr. Henry L. Cake
Samuel M. Arnell
Jacob Benton

Nathaniel Boyden
John A. Bingham
Benjamin M. Boyer

John C. Churchill Alexander H. Bailey James G. Blaine

John M. Broomall

Reader W. Clarke Nathaniel P. Banks

Charles W. Buckley Fernando C. Beaman

Roderick R. Butler

John B. Callis

James M. Ashley

Austin Blair
George S. Boutwell

Amasa Cobb
John Coburn

Mr. Simeon Corley
Mr. David Heaton

Mr. Samuel McKee Mr. Lewis Selye
John Covode
William Higby
Ulysses Mercur

Worthington C. Smith
Henry L. Dawes
Chester D. Hubbard George F. Miller

Rufus P. Spalding John T. Deweese Calvin T. Hulburd William Moore

H. H. Starkweather Oliver J. Dickey

Thomas A. Jenckes James K. Moorhead Aaron F. Stevens
Nathan F. Dixon
Alexander H. Jones
Daniel J. Morrell

J. H, Sypher
Oliver H. Dockery
William D. Kelley
James Mullins

Caleb N. Taylor
Ignatius Donnelly
John H. Ketcham
Leonard Myers

Row'd E. Trowbridge
John F. Driggs
Bethuel M. Kitchen
J. P. Newsham

Ginery Twichell
Ephraim R. Eckley
William H. Koontz

Benjamin W. Norris Charles Upson
Jacob H. Ela
Israel G. Lash
Charles O'Neill

Burt Van Horn
John F. Farnsworth George V. Lawrence Sidney Perham

Michael Vidal
Orange Ferriss
William Lawrence
S. Newton Pettis

Ellihu B. Washburne
Thomas W. Ferry
Wiliam S. Lincoln
Tobias A. Plants

Henry D. Washburn William C. Fields William Loughridge Luke P. Poland

William B. Washburn
John R, French
John Lynch
Hiram Price

Martin Welker
James A. Garfield
Rufus Mallory
C. H. Prince

B. F. Whittemore
J. Lawrence Getz
James M. Marvin
Samuel J. Randall

John T. Wilson
George A. Halsey
Horace Maynard

William H. Robertson Stephen F. Wilson Thomas Haughey Dennis MeCarthy

Glenni W. Scofield

William Windom. Those who voted in the negative areMr. George M. Adams Mr. Benjamin Eggleston Mr. J. Proctor Knott Mr. Charles Sitgreaves William B. Allison Adam J. Glossbrenner Benjamin F. Loan

Thomas E. Stewart George W. Anderson J. S. Galladay

Samuel S. Marshall

William B. Stokes
Stevenson Archer
Joseph J. Gravely
Hiram McCullough

Frederick Stone
Samuel B. Axtell
Asa P. Grover
John Morrissey

John H. Stover
Jehu Baker
William S. Holman
William Mungen

Stephen Taber
Demas Barnes
Samuel Hooper

Carman A. Newcomb John Taffe
William H. Barnum
Benjamin F. Hopkins William E. Niblack

Nelson Tift
James B. Beck
Julius Hotchkiss
Godlove S. Orth

Lawrence S. Trimble Henry P. H. Bromwell Richard D. Hubbard John A. Peters

Henry Van Aernam James Brooks James M. Humphrey Charles E, Phelps,

Philadelph Van Trump Albert G. Burr Morton C. Hunter Frederick A. Pike

Charles H. Van Wyck Benjamin F. Butler James A. Johnson William A. Pile

William Williams Samuel F. Cary Thomas L. Jones John V. L. Pruyn

James F. Wilson
- John W. Chanler
Norman B. Judd

William E. Robinson Fernando Wood
Sidney Clarke
George W. Julian
Lewis W. Ross

George W. Woodward
Burton C. Cook
Michael C. Kerr
Robert C. Schenck

P. M. B. Young. Shelby M. Cullom

Those not voting are-
Mr. Delos R. Ashley

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot Mr. Francis W. Kellogg Mr. Logan H. Roots
John D. Baldwin
John Fox
William H. Kelsey

Philetus Sawyer
John F. Benjamin
James H. Gogs
Addison H. Laflin

John P. C. Shanks W. Jasper Blackburn Samuel F. Gove

John A. Logan

Samuel Shellabarger
Thomas Boles
John A. Griswold

James R. McCormick Francis Thomas
Ralph P. Buckland
Charles Haight
John A. Nicholson

John Trimble
J. W. Clift
Charles M. Hamilton David A. Nunn

Daniel M. Van Auken
Thomas Cornell
Abner C. Harding
Halbert E. Paine

Robert T. Van Horn
Columbus Delano
Isaac R, Hawkins
Charles W. Pierce

Hamilton Ward
Grenville M. Dodge
John Hill
Daniel Polsley

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
W. P. Edwards
Asahel W. Hubbard

Theodore M. Pomeroy 'I homas Williams Charles A. Eldridge Ebon C. Ingersoll

Green B. Raum

Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

The House accordingly resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Dawes reported that the committee having had, according to order, the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 1349) to increase the revenue from duties on imports, and tending to equalize exports and imports, had come to no resolution thereon.

Mr. Moorhead moved that the House again resolve itself into the Com. mittee of the Whole on the state of the Union.

Pending which, Mr. Moorhead moved that when the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union shall again have under consideration the bill of the House H. R. 1349, all general debate thereon be closed in one hour ; which motion was disagreed to.

Pending the motion of Mr. Moorhead,

A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Hamlin, one of their clerks: Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a resolution as follows:

Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Ordnance, appointed at the first session of the present Congress, and continued at the last session, be, and the same is hereby, continued during the present session.

Ordered, That Mr. Howard, Mr. Cameron, and Mr. Drake, be the committee on the part of the Senate; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.

The question then recurring on the motion of Mr. Moorhead that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, was put,

(Yeas ........

..... 93 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays................. 64

(Not voting............ 64 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. James M. Ashley

Alexander H. Bailey
John D. Baldwin
Nathaniel P. Banks
Fernando C. Beaman
Jacob Benton
John A. Bingham
James G. Blaine
Austin Blair
George S. Boutwell
Nathaniel Boyden
John M. Broomall
Charles W. Buckley
Roderick R. Butler
Henry L. Cake
John B. Callis
John C. Churchill
Amasa Cobb
Simeon Corley
John Covode
Henry L. Dawes
John T. Deweese
Oliver J. Dickey
Nathan F. Dixon

Mr. Oliver H. Dockery

John F. Driggs
Ephraim R. Eckley
W. P. Edwards
Jacob H. Ela
Orange Ferriss
Thomas W. Ferry
John R. French
James H. Goss
Samuel F. Gove
John A. Griswold
George A. Halsey
Thomas Haughey
David Heaton
William Higby
Chester D. Hubbard
Calvin T. Hulburd
Morton C. Hunter
Thomas A. Jenckes
Alexander H. Jones
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William H. Kelsey

Mr. John H. Ketcham

William H. Koontz
Israel G. Lash
George V. Lawrence
William Lawrence
William Loughridge
John Lynch
James M. Marvin
Horace Maynard
Dennis McCarthy
Ulyssen Mercur
George F. Miller
William Moore
James K. Moorhead
Daniel J. Morrell
James Mullins
Leonard Myers
J. P. Newsham
Benjamin W. Norris
Charles O'Neill
S. Newton Pettis
Tobias A. Plants
Luke P. Poland

Mr. Hiram Price

Samuel J. Randall
Green B. Raum
William H. Robertson
Glenni W. Scofield
Lewis Selye
John P. C. Shanky
Rufus P. Spalding
H. H. Stark weather
Aaron F. Stevens
Caleb N. Taylor
Row'd E. Trowbridge
Ginery Twichell
Hamilton Ward
Ellihu B. Washburne
Henry D. Washburn
William B. Washburn
Martin Welker
B. F. Whittemore
William Williams
John T. Wilson
Stephen F. Wilson
Fred'k E. Woodbridge.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. George M. Adams

William B. Allison
Stevenson Archer
Jehu Baker
Demas Barnes
William II. Barnum
John Beatty
James B. Beck
John F. Benjamin
Benjamin M. Boyer
James Brooks
Albert G. Burr
Samuel F. Cary
John W. Chanler
J. W. Clift
Burton C. Cook

Mr. Shelby M. Cullom Mr. Norman B. Judd
Ignatius Donnelly

George W. Julian
Charles A. Eldridge

Michael C. Kerr
J. Lawrence Getz

Bethuel M. Kitchen
Adam J. Glossbrenner J. Proctor Knott
J. S. Golladay

Benjamin F. Loan
Asa P. Grover

Rufus Mallory
Isaac R. Hawkins

Samuel S. Marshall
William S. Holman

James R. McCorinick
Samuel Hooper

Hiram McCullough
Benjamin F. Hopkins Carman A. Newcomb
Julius Hotchkiss

William E. Niblack
Richard D. Hubbard Godlove S. Orth
James M. Humphrey Sidney Perham
James A. Johnson

Charles E. Phelps
Thomas L. Jones

Frederick A. Pike

Mr. William A. Pile

John V. L. Pruyn
Lewis W. Ross
Robert C. Schenck
Charles Sitgreaves
Thomas E. Stewart
Frederick Stone
John H. Stover
Stephen Taber
Nelson Tift
Lawrence S. Trimble
Philadelph Van Trump
James F. Wilson
Fernando Wood
George W. Woodward
P. M. B. Young.

Those not voting are-
Mr. Oakes Ames
Mr. Grenville M. Dodge. Mr. John A. Logan

Mr. Worthington C. Smith George W. Anderson Benjamin Eggleston Samuel McKee

William B. Stokes
Samuel M. Arnell
Thomas D. Eliot
John Morrissey

J. H. Sypher
Delos R. Ashley
John F. Farnsworth William Mungen

John Taffe
Samuel B. Axtell
William C. Fields
John A. Nicholson

Francis Thomas
W.Jasper Blackburn John Fox

David A. Nunn

John Trimble
Thomas Boles
James A. Garfield
Halbert E. Paine

Charles Upson
C. C. Bowen
Joseph J. Gravely
John A. Peters

Henry Van Aernam Henry P. H. Bromwell Charles Haight

Charles W. Pierce

Dani-1 M. Van Auken Ralph P. Buckland Charles M. Hamilton Daniel Polsley

Burt Van Horn Benjamin F. Butler Abner C. Harding

Theodore M. Pomeroy Robert T. Van Horn Reader W. Clarke John Hill C. H. Prince

Charles H. Van Wyck Sidney Clarke

Avahel W. Hubbard William E. Robinson Michael Vidal
John Coburn
Ebon C. Ingersoll
Logan H. Roots

Cadwal'r C. Washburn
Thomas Cornell
Addison H. Laflin
Philetus Sawyer

Thomas Williams Columbus Delano William S. Lincoln

Samuel Shellabarger William Windom.

The House accordingly resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein, Mr. Dawes reported that the committee having had, according to order, the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of

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