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Mr. Levi Maish
Mr. Amos Townsend
Richd. W. Townshend Benjamin F. Marsh Henry M. Pollard
Thomas Turner Benjamin F. Martin Thad. C. Pound
Charles M. Shelley
Robert B. Vance James A. McKenzie Hiram Price
Otho R. Singleton
Nelson H. Van Vorbes William McKinley, jr. Auburn L. Pridemore William F. Slemons Alfred M. Waddell John A. McMahon Joseph H. Rainey
William E. Smith
Frank Welch Roger Q. Mills
James H. Randolph William A. J. Sparks Michael D. White Hernando D. Money David Rea
William M. Springer Edwin Willets
Charles G. Williams Charles H. Morgan Americus V. Rice
J. H. Stewart
Jere N. Williams William R. Morrison Haywood Y. Riddle John W. Stone
Albert S. Willis
Hendrick B. Wright
Mr. Abram S. Hewitt Mr. Llewellyn Powers Latimer W. Ballou Dudley C. Denison Charles H. Joyce
Thomas B. Reed Henry W. Blair Benjamin T. Eames J. E. Leonard
William W. Rice Mark S. Brewer
Walbridge A. Field Stephen D. Lindsey Gustave Schleicher James F. Briggs William P. Frye J. H. McGowan
Alex. H. Stephens Simeon B. Chittenden Randall L. Gibson
Fernando Wood. James W. Covert
George W. Hendee
Those not voting areMr. George A. Bagley Mr. Milton J. Durbam Mr. John H. Ketcham Mr. C. H. Sinnickson William H. Baker Jeremiah W, Dwight John W. Killinger
A. Herr Smith
George M. Landers Milton I. Southard
Elbridge G. Lapham John H. Starin Charles B. Benedict James L. Evans
Daniel N. Lockwood William S. Stenger Horatio Bisbee, jr. Greenbury L. Fort George B. Loring
John M. Thompson Jos. C. S. Blackburn Chapman Freeman Stephen L. Masham Martin I. Townsend Archibald M. Bliss James A. Garfield
Auson G. McCook
John R. Tucker
William D. Veeder
Job T. Wait Horatio C. Burchard John Hanna
Edward Overton, jr. Gilbert C. Walker Benjamin F. Butler Alfred C. Harmer
William Walsh John H. Camp
Benjamin W. Harris Clarkson N. Potter Levi Warner Jacob M. Campbell John T. Harris
John Howard Pugh Lewis F. Watson
Charles B. Roberts Alpheus S. Williams Francis D. Collins
John N. Hungerford George D. Robinson Andrew Williams William W. Crapo Amaziah B. James Miles Ross
James Williams Robt. H. M. Davidson Frank Jones
Benjamin A. Willis Beverly B. Douglas Joseph Jorgensen Wm. S. Sha llenberger Benjamin Wilson. So the rules were suspended, and the bill passed, viz:
A BILL (H. R. 1093) to authorize the free coinage of the standard silver dollar, and to
restore its legal-tender character. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaíives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be coined, at the several mints of the United States, silver dollars of the weight of
our hundred and twelve and a half grains troy of standard silver, as provided in the act of January eighteenth, eighteen hundred and thirtyseven, on wbich shall be the devices and superscriptions provided by said act; which coins, together with all silver dollars heretofore coined by the United States of like weight and fineness, shall be a legal tender, at their nominal value, for all debts and dues, public and private, except where otherwise provided by contract; and any owner of silver bullion may deposit the same at any United States coinage-miut or assay-office, to be coined into such dollars, for his benefit, upou the same terms and conditions as gold bullion is deposited for coinage under existing laws.
SEC. 2. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.
Mr. Ewing moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to submit, and the House to agree to, the following resolution, viz:
Resolved, That the bill to repeal the third section of the resumption law be made the special order, not to interfere with any appropriation bills, for to-morrow at the expiration of the morning hour, and from day to day thereafter until the following Tuesday at 3 o'clock, when the previous question shall be ordered on it and on any amendments then pend. ing, all amendments mean while to be in order, provided the time shall be extended, if necessary, so as to allow five days after the morning hour for the consideration of said bill and amendments. And the question being put,
(Yeas ....................... 143 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays
.. 47 (Not votiug ...
100 (two-thirds voting in favor thereof.)
The yeas and pays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative areMr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. H. J. B. Cummings Mr. H. L. Humphrey Mr. Haywood Y. Riddle William Aldrich Augustus W.Cutler Anthony Ittner
William M. Robbins
James Taylor Jones E. W. Robertson
Ezekiel S. Sampson
William F. Sapp Hiram P. Bell H. L. Dickey William D. Kelley
Milton Sayler George A. Bicknell Benjamin T. Eames John E. Konna
Alfred M. Scales Richard P. Bland John R. Eden William Kimmel
Leonidas Sexton James H. Blount J. B. Elam Robert M. Knapp
Charles M. Shelley Andrew R. Boone Charles C. Ellsworth J. Proctor Knott
Otho R. Singleton Gabriel Bouck John H. Evins William Lathrop
William F. Slemons Lorenzo Brentano Thomas Ewing Robert F. Ligon
William E. Smith Curtis H. Brogden
William H. Felton William Pitt Lynde William A. J. Sparks Thomas M. Browne Ebenezer B. Finley L. A. Mackey
William M. Springer Avlett H. Buckner William H. Forney Levi Maish
Walter L. Steele
Benjamin F. Martin Joseph C. Stone
James A. McKenzie J. M. Thornburgh
William McKinley, jr. J. W. Throokmorton W. P. Caldwell D. C. Giddings
John A. McMahon Thomas F. Tipton William H. Calkins John M. Glover
Roger Q. Mills
Richd. W.Townshend Milton A. Candler
Andrew H. Hamilton Hernando D. Money John R. Tucker
Charles H. Morgan Thomas Turner
Carter H. Harrison William R. Morrison Robert B. Vance J. R. Chalmers Julian Hartridge Leopold Morse
Nelson H. Van Vorhes John B. Clarke William Hartzell H. L. Muldrow
Alfred M. Waddell John B. Clark, jr. Dudley C. Haskell Henry S. Neal
Michael D. White
William A. Pbillips Jere N. Williams
Albert S. Willis
James H. Randolph Thomas Wren
Hendrick B. Wright Jordan E. Cravens John F. House
John H. Reagan
Jesse J. Yeates Thomas T. Crittenden Jay A. Hubbell
James B. Reilly
Americus V. Rice
Mr. Llewellyn Powers Latimer W. Ballou Mark H. Dunnell
Stephen D. Lindsey Joseph H. Rainey
Thomas B. Reed
William W. Rice
J. H. Stewart
Horace B. Strait
George W. Patterson Alpbeus S. Williams
Charles G. Williams C.B. Darrall Charles H. Joyce Henry M. Pollard
Richard Williams. Horace Davis
Edwin W. Keightley Thad. C. Pound Those not voting areMr. George A. Bagley Mr. Archibald M. Bliss Mr. Jacob M. Campbell Mr. Beverly B. Douglas William H. Baker Thomas A. Boyd
Simeon B. Chittenden Milton J. Durbam Nathaniel P. Banks Edward S. Bragg
Alvah A. Clark
Jeremiah W. Dwight Tbornas M. Bayne Samuel A. Bridges Hiester Clymer
Anthony Eickhoff George M. Beebe John M. Bright Thomas R. Cobb
E. John Ellis Charles B. Benedict Horatio C. Burchard Prancis D. Colling Russell Errett Horatio Bisbee, jr.
Benjamin F. Butler William W. Crapo I. Newton Evans Jos. C. S. Blackburn John H. Camp
Robt. H. M. Davidson James L. Evans
Mr. Greenbury L. Fort Mr. Amaziah B. James Mr. Clarkson N. Potter Mr. Thomas Swann
John Howard Pugh John M. Thompson James A. Garfield Joseph Jorgensen
Terrence J. Quinn
Amos Townsend Lucien C. Gause John H. Ketcham
Charles B. Roberts Martin I. Townsend John Goode
John W. Killinger George D. Robinson Jacob Turney
John T. Wait
Gilbert C. Walker
Gustave Schleicher William Walsh
Wm. S. Sballenberger Levi Warner
Lewis F. Watson
W. C. Whitthorne
Milton I. Southard Andrew Williams Frank Hiscock Charles O'Neill John II. Starin
James Williams Morton C. Hunter
Edward Overton, jr, William S. Stenger Benjamin A. Willis John N. Hungerford James Phelps
John W. Stone
Benjamin Wilson. So the rules were suspended, and the said resolution was submitted and agreed to.
Mr. Wood moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to report from the Committee of Ways and Means, and the House to consider and agree to, the following resolutions, viz:
Resolved, That the President be respectfully requested, if not incompatible with the public interests, to communicate to this House the cor. respondence with the Spanish Government, and the orders and directions of the Treasury Department to the collectors of customs, in relation to the recent imposition of a differential duty of fifty cents per ton on Spanish vessels entering American ports, with such information in reference thereto as he may deem necessary.
Resolved further, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, requested to furnish the House of Representatives, at the earliest practicable moment, copies of the contract made with a certain syndicate of American and foreign bankers for the negotiation of the 4 per cent. bonds of the United States, together with copies of all other papers relating thereto; and also with a statement as to the present condition of such negotiation, and whether it remains in force as originally made, without modification or change.
And the question being put,
The said resolutions were thereupon reported by Mr. Wood, from the said committee, and agreed to.
Mr. Calkins, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution:
Resolved, That inasmuch as this is the day of the funeral of the late Senator Morton, in token of respect to his memory this House do now adjourn.
Pending which, Mr. Hunton, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1094) to remove the disabilities of Asa Wall imposed by the third section of the fourteenth article of the amendments to the Constitution of the United States; wbich was read twice, engrossed, read the third time, and passed, (two-thirds voting in favor thereof.)
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.
Mr. Glover, by unanimous consent, submitted a resolution for the relief of Theodore F. Wilson; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
Mr. Phillips, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1095) to create postal savings-banks; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads, and ordered to be printed, and also printed in the Record.
Bs unanimous consent, leave was granted to withdraw from the files of the House papers as follows, viz:
To Mr. Blackburn, in the cases of Mrs. Rosa V. Jeffreys, William H. Gray, D. W. Price, and A. S. Bloom ;
To Mr. Henry R. Harris, in the case of John M. Word ; and
The Speaker announced the appointment of the following select committee, under the resolution submitted by Mr. Hardenbergh on the 1st instant, and adopted by the House, for the appointment of a committee of three members to examine into and report upon the propriety of a railing for the protection of the outer circle of seats, viz :
Mr. Hardenbergh, Mr. Turner, and Mr. Loring. Mr. Hooker, by unanimous consent, submitted a resolution in relation to the salary of the electrician of the House; which was read and referred to the Committee of Accounts.
The Speaker, having stated that he would be absent from the House to-morrow, announced the appointment of Mr. Sayler to be Speaker pro tempore during bis said absence.
The resolution submitted by Mr. Calkins was unanimously agreed to; and the House, at 2 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., accordingly adjourned.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1876.
The following memorials, petitions, and other papers were laid on the Clerk's desk, under the rule, and referred as follows, viz:
By Mr. Brewer: A paper relating to the establishment of a postroute between Clarkston and Oxford, Oakland County, Michigan ;
By Mr. Corlett: A paper relating to the establishment of certain postroutes in Wyoming Territory; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.
By Mr. Samuel S. Cox: Remonstrance of merchants of New York, against the repeal of the bankrupt law, and a petition for amendments thereto; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
By Mr. Dunnell: The petition of J. H. Cooper and others, of Minnesota, for an amendment of the tree.culture act; to the Committee on the Public Lands.
By Mr. Ellis: Papers relating to the claim of J. W. Arthur & Com. pany, for compensation for property taken by the United States Army; to the Committee on War-Claims. By Mr. Fenn: The petition of Jane D. Cotton, for a pension;
By Mr. Fuller: The petition of Jonathan R. Tilman, for a pension; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
Also, the petition of the heirs of Captain Lambert Wickes, for prize money and pay during the Revolution ; to the Committee of Claims.
By Mr. Gibson: The petition of Flora S. Miller and others, for compensation for property destroyed by the United States military authorities;
By Mr. Goode: The petition of Mrs. Mary A. Hughes, for compensa. tion for the use of her property by United States authorities; to the Committee on War-Claims.
By Mr. Gunter: The petition of Elias B. Moore, to be reimbursed for postage-stamps taken by the United States Army in 1852; to the Committee of Claims.
By Mr. Henderson : Papers relating to the claim of Samuel Noble, for cotton wrongfully seized by United States authorities ; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
By Mr. House : Papers relating to the claims of Shelby Medical Col. lege, for rent and for property taken therefrom by the United States Army;
Also, of Thomas Hord, for supplies taken by the United States Army; Also, of A. J. Duncan, for property taken by the United States Arms;
By Mr. Hunton: Papers relating to the petition of S. B. Corbett, for compensation for the use of his property by the United States authori. ties :
By Mr. Martin: The petition of Joseph Anderson, for compensation for property taken by the United States Army; to the Committee on War.Claims.
Also, the petition of John A. Thompson and others, of Jefferson County, West Virginia, for the issue of a currency that shall be a legal tender for all dues, public and private; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.
By Mr. Mayham: The petition of F. P. Molton and 300 other citizens of Scobarie and Montgomery Counties, New York, for the extension of post-route 1455 to Cobleskill; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.
By Mr. Polard: Papers relating to the petition of Van B. Bowers, to be reimbursed for property taken from the post-office at Ducklin, Mis. souri, by robbers ; to the Committee of Claims.
By Mr. Randolph: Papers relating to the claim of R. F. Bernard, for services rendered as a lieutentant of cavalry, United States Army; to the Committee on Military Affairs.
By Mr. Schleicher: Papers relating to the claim of George H. Gid. dings, mail-contractor; to the Committee on the PostOffice and Post-Roads.
By Mr. Springer: The petition of Daniel Clary, for a pension; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
By Mr. Stephens: The petitions of V. Richards & Brothers and A. L. Maxwell, for stores furnished and supplies taken by the United States Army;
Also, the petition of Bernard Rice, for compensation for property destroyed by the United States Army; to the Committee on War-Claims.
By Mr. Swann: The petition of F. C. Latrobe, mayor, and 5,000 citi. zens, of Baltimore, for an increase of the salaries of letter-carriers; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.
Also, the petition of George Wolf, for arrears of pension; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
Also, the petition of Mrs. Elizabeth Goldsborough, widow of Rear. Admiral L. M. Goldsborough, for a pension; to the Committee on Naval Affairs.
Also, the petition of John H. Bond and 25 other mechanics and labor