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Mr. Monroe moved to reconsider the vote last taken, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. Durham demanded the reading of the engrossed joint resolution; When,

Mr. Monroe, at 3 o'clock and 55 minutes p. m., moved that the House adjourn. And the question being put,

(Yeas ........................ It was decided in the negative. Nays........................ 253

(Not voting................... 34 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative areMr. W. P. Caldwell Mr. D. B. Culberson Mr. John H. Reagan Mr. Charles M. Sbelley.

Those who voted in the negative areMr. William Aldrich Ur. Nathaniel C. Deering Mr. Charles H. Joyce Mr. Charles B. Roberts J. P. C. Atkins Dudley C. Denison J. Warren Keifer

E.W. Robertson William J. Bacon Geo. G. Dibrell

Edwin W. Keightley George D. Robinson John H. Baker H. L. Dickey John E. Kenda

Milton S. Robinson William H. Baker Beverly B. Douglas John H. Ketcham

Miles Ross Latimer W. Ballou Mark II. Dunnell

John W. Killinger Thomas Ryan Nathaniel P. Banks Milton J. Durham

William Kimmel

Ezekiel S. Sampson Henry B. Banning Jeremiah W. Dwight Robert M. Knapp

William F. Sapp Thomas M. Bayne Benjamin T. Eames J. Proctor Knott

Milton Sayler
George M. Beebe
John R. Eden

George M. Landers Alfred M. Scales Hiram P. Bell

Anthony Eickhoff Elbridge G. Lapham Wm. S. Sballenberger Charles B. Benedict J. B. Elam

William Lathrop

Otho R. Singleton George A. Bicknell E. John Ellis

J. E. Leopard

C. H. Sinnickson Jos. C. S. Blackburn Charles C. Ellsworth Robert F. Ligon

William F. Slemons
Henry W. Blair
Russell Errett

Stephen D. Lindsey A. Herr Smith
Richard P. Bland
John H. Evins

Daniel N. Lockwood William E. Smith James H. Blount

Thomas Ewing
George B. Loring

Milton I. Soutbard Andrew R. Boone

William H. Felton William Pitt Lynde William A. J. Sparks Gabriel Bouck Walbridge A. Field L. A. Mackey

William M. Springer
Thomas A. Boyd
Ebenezer B. Finley Levi Maish

John H. Starin
Edward S. Bragg
William H. Forney Van A. Manning

Walter L. Steele Lorenzo Brentano

Greenbury L. Fort Benjamin F. Marsh William S. Stenger
Mark S. Brewer
Charles Foster

Benjamin F. Martin J. H. Stewart
Samuel A. Bridges Benjamin J. Franklin Stephen L. Marham John W. Stone
James F. Briggs
Chapman Freeman Anson G. McCook

Joseph C. Stone Curtis H. Brogden William P. Frye

J. H. McGowan

Horace B. Strait Thomas M. Browne Benoni S. Fuller

James A. McKenzie Thomas Swann Aylett H. Buckner Mills Gardner

William McKinley, jr. John M. Thompson Horatio C. Burchard James A. Garfield

John A. McMahon

J. M. Thornburgh Theodore W. Burdick William W. Garth Roger Q. Mills

J. W. Throckmorton Benjamin F. Butler Lucien C. Gause

John I. Mitchell

Thomas F. Tipton George C. Cabell

John M. Glover

Jernando D. Money Amos Townsend Richard H. Cain John Goode James Monroe

Richd. W. Townshend John W. Caldwell

Thomas M. Gunter Charles H. Morgan John R. Tucker William H. Calkins Eugene Hale

William R. Morrison Thomas Turner John H. Camp Andrew H. Hamilton Leopold Morse

Jacob Turney Jacob M. Campbell John Hanna

H. L. Muldrow

Robert B. Vance Milton A. Candler Aug. A. Hardenbergh Nicholas Muller

Nelson H. Van Vorhes Joseph G. Cannon Alfred C. Harmer Amasa Norcross

Alfred M. Waddell
John G. Carlisle
Benjamin W. Harris Addison Oliver

John T. Wait
J. R. Chalmers
Henry R. Harris
Charles O'Neill

Gilbert C. Walker Simeon B. Chittenden John T. Harris

Edward Overton, jr. William Walsh
William Claflin

Carter H. Harrison Romualdo Pacheco William Ward
Alvab A. Clark
E. Kirke Hart
Horace F. Page

Levi Warner
John B. Clarke
Julian Hartridge

George W. Patterson Lewis F. Watson
John B. Clark, jr.
William Hartzell
Thomas B. Peddie

Frank Welch Hiester Clymer

Dudley C. Haskell William A. Phillips Harry White Thomas R. Cobb

Robert A. Hatcher Clarkson N. Potter Michael D. White Nathan Cole Philip C. Hayes Thad. C. Pound

W.C. Whitthorne Francis D. Collins George W. Hendee Llewellyn Powers Alpheus S. Williams Omar D. Conger Thomas J. Henderson Hiram Price

Andrew Williams Pbilip Cook Daniel M. Henry

Auburn L. Pridemore Charles G. Williams James W. Covert John F. House

John Howard Pugh James Williams Jacob D. Cox Jay A. Hubbell

Terrence J. Quinu Jere N. Williams Samuel S. Cox Morton C. Hunter Joseph H. Rainey

Albert S. Willis William W. Crapo Eppa Hunton

James H. Randolph Benjamin A. Willis Jordan E. Cravens H. L. Humphrey

David Rea

Edwin Willits Thomas T. Crittenden John N. Hungerford Thomas B. Reed

Benjamin Wilson H. J. B. Cummings Anthony Ittner

James B. Reilly

Fernando Wood Angustus W. Cutler Frank Jones

Americus V. Rice

Thomas Wren
Lorenzo Danford
James Taylor Jones William W. Rice

Hendrick B. Wright Robt. H. M. Davidson John S. Jones

Haywood Y. Riddle Jesse J. Yeates
Horace Daris
Joseph Jorgensen

William M. Robbins Casey Young.
Joseph J. Davis

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Those not voting areMr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. I. Newton Erans Mr. Frank Hiscock Mr. Henry M. Pollard George A. Bagley James L. Evans

Charles E. Hooker Gustave Schleicher Horatio Bisbee, jr. Randall L. Gibson

Amaziah B. James Leonidas Sexton Archibald M. Bliss D. C. Giddings

William D. Kelley

Robert Smalls
John M. Bright
Geo. C. Hazelton
John K. Luttrell

Alex. H. Stephens
Solomon Bundy
Eli J. Henkle
Lyne S. Metcalfe

Martin I. Townsend Lucien B. Caswell Abram S. Hewitt Henry S. Neal

William D. Veeder Rush Clark Goldsmith W. Hewitt James Phelps

Richard Williams. C.B. Darrall

Hilary A. Herbert
So the House refused to adjourn.
Being engrossed, the joint resolution was read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

Mr. Monroe demanded the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered.

Mr. Monroe moved to reconsider the last vote taken, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

The question was then put,
Shall the joint resolution pass ?

(Yeas ................. 139 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays ............

( Not voting ............ 27 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. William Aldrich Mr. Benjamin T. Eames Mr. William Lathrop Mr. Tbomas Ryan
William J. Bacon
Anthony Eickhoff
J. E. Leonard

Ezekiel S. Sampson George A. Bagley

Walbridge A. Field Stephen D. Lindsey. William F. Sapp William H. Baker William H. Forney Daniel N. Lockwood Gustave Schleicher Latimer W. Ballou Charles Foster

George B. Loring

Wm. S. Shallenberger Nathaniel P. Banks Chapman Freeman John K. Littrell

C. H. Sinnickson Thomas M. Bayne William P. Frye

Benjamin F. Marsh A. Herr Smith
Henry W. Blair
Mills Gardner

Anson G. McCook John H. Starin
Lorenzo Brentano
James A. Garfield
J. H. McGowan

J. H. Stewart
Mark S. Brewer
Eugene Hale

William McKinley, jr. John W. Stone
Samuel A. Bridges Aug. A. Hardenbergh Lyne S. Metcalfe

Joseph C. Stope
James F. Briggs
Alfred C. Harmer
John I. Mitchell

Horace B. Strait Horatio C. Burchard Benjamin W. Harris James Monroe

Thomas Swann Theodore W. Burdick Carter H. Harrison Leopold Morse

John M. Thompson Benjamin F. Butler Dudley C. Haskell Nicholas Muller

J. M. Thornburgh Richard H. Cain Philip C. Hayes Henry S. Neal

Thomas F. Tipton William H. Calkins George W. Hendee Amasa Norcross

Amos Townsend John H. Camp Thomas J. Henderson Addison Oliver

Nelson H. Van Vorhes Jacob M. Campbell Eli J. Henkle

Charles O'Neill

John T. Wait
Joseph G. Cannon
Daniel M. Henry

Edward Overton, jr. William Walsh
Simeon B. Chittenden Abram S. Hewitt

Romualdo Pacheco William Ward
William Clatih
Jay A. Hubbell
Horace F. Page

Levi Warner
Rush Clark
Morton C. Hunter

George W. Patterson Lewis F. Watson
Nathan Cole
H. L. Humphrey
Thomas B. Peddie

Frank Welch
James W. Covert

John N. Hungerford William A. Phillips Harry White
Jacob D. Cox
Anthony Ittner
Thad. C. Pound

Michael D. White William W. Crapo Joseph Jorgensen

Hiram Price

Alpheus S. Williams H. J. B. Cummings Charles H. Joyce

John Howard Pugh Andrew Williams Augustus W. Cutler J. Warren Keifer

Joseph H. Rainey

Charles G. Williams Lorenzo Danford Edwin W. Keightley Thomas B. Reed

Richard Williams Horace Davis John H. Ketcham William W. Rice

Benjamin A. Willis Nathaniel C. Deering John W. Killinger Charles B. Roberts Edwin Willits Dudley C. Denison William Kimmel

George D. Robinson Fernando Wood Mark H. Dunnell

George M. Landers Milton S. Robinson Thomas Wren. Jeremiah W. Dwight Elbridge G. Lapham Miles Ross

Those who voted in the negative areMr. J. D. C. Atkins Mr. Aylett II. Buckner Mr. Jordan E. Cravens Mr Greenbury L. Fort John H. Baker George C. Cabell

Thomas T. Crittenden Benjamin J. Franklin Henry B. Banning John W. Caldwell D. B. Colberson

Benoni S. Fuller George M. Beebe W. P. Caldwell

Robt. H. M. Davidson William W. Garth Hiram P. Bell Milton A. Candler Joseph J. Davis

Lucien C. Gause Charles B. Benedict John G. Carlisle

Geo. G. Dibrell

D. C. Giddings George A. Bicknell J. R. Chalmers

H. L. Dickey

John M. Glover
Jos. C. S. Blackburn Alvah A. Clark

Beverly B. Douglas John Goode
Richard P. Bland
John B. Clarke
Milton J. Durham

Thomas M. Gunter
James H. Blount
John B. Clark, jr.
John R. Eden

Andrew H. Hamilton
Andrew R. Boone
Hiester Clymer
J. B. Elam

John Hanna
Gabriel Bouck
Thomas R. Cobb
E. John Ellis

Henry R. Harris
Thomas A. Boyd
Francis D. Collins John H. Evins

John T. Harris
Erward S. Bragg
Omar D. Conger
Thomas Ewing

Julian Hartridge Curtis H. Brogden Philip Cook

William H. Felton William Hartzel Thomas M. Browne Samuel S. Cox

Ebenezer B. Finley Robert A. Hatcher

Samues Briggsord

Belter H. Harjoll

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William My parks

Mr. Hilary A. Herbert Mr. James A. McKenzie Mr. Harwood Y. Riddle Mr. Richd. W. Townshend John F. House

John A. McMahon William M. Robbins John R. Tucker
Eppa Hunton
Roger Q. Mills
E. W. Robertson

Thomas Turner
Frank Jones
Hernando D. Money Milton Sayler

Jacob Turney
James Taylor Jones Charles H. Morgan Alfred M. Scales

Robert B. Vance John S. Jones

William R. Morrison Charles M. Shelley Alfred M. Waddell Job E. Kenna H. L. Muldrow Otho R. Singleton

Gilbert C. Walker Robert M. Knapp

Clarkson N. Potter William F. Slemons W.C. Whitthorne J. Proctor Knott Auburn L Pridemoro William E. Smith

James Williams Robert F. Ligon

Terrence J. Quinn Milton I. Sonthard Jere N. Williams William Pitt Lynde James H. Raudolph William A. J. Sparks Albert S. Willis L. A. Mackey David Rea

William M. Springer Benjamin Wilson Levi Maisb John H. Reagan Walter L. Steele

Hendrick B. Wright Van H. Manning James B. Reilly

William S. Stenger Jesse J. Yeates Benjamin F. Martin Annericus V. Rice

J. W. Throckmorton Casey Young. Stephep L. Mayhamn

Tuose not voting areMr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. Charles C. Ellsworth Mr. Goldsmith W. Hewitt Mr. Llewellyn Powers Horatio Bisbue, jr. Russell Errett Frank Hiscock

Leonidas Sexton Arcbibald M. Bliss I. Newton Evans

Charles E. Hooker Robert Smalls
John M. Bright
James L. Evans

Amaziah B. James Alex. H. Stephens Solomon Bundy

Randall L. Gibson William D. Kelley Martin I. Townsend Lucien B. Caswell E. Kırke Hart James Phelps

William D. Veeder. C. B. Darrall Geo. C. Hazelton

Henry M. Pollard

So the joint resolution was passed.

Vir. Monroe moved to reconsider the vote last taken, 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 saill joint resolution.

A inessage in writing was received froin the President, by Mr. Pruden, one of his secretaries.

Subsequently,

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid the said message before the House; which was ordered to be priuted, and referred to the Committee on Coiuage, Weights, and Measures, as follows, viz: To the House of Representatives :

In answer to a joint resolution of the House of Representatives of the 6th instant, requesting the opinions of the heads of the departments respectivg the obligatory use of the metrical system of weights and measures, I transmit herewith a report from the Secretary of State.

R. B. HAYES. WASHINGTON, November 20, 1977. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Syiopson, one of their clerks: Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a resolution providing for the printing of twenty-two hundred and fifty additional copies of the bar. rative of the north polar expedition ; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House of Representatives.

The Speaker, by npanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of the Chief of Ord. nance on the joint resolution (H, Res. 37) to authorize the issue of arms to the Washington Light Infantry of Charleston, South Carolina; wbich was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By unanimous consent, leave was granted to withdraw from the files of the House papers in the following cases, viz:

To Mr. Benjamin A. Willis, in the case of Thomas Williams; and To Mr. Luttrell, in the case of William H. Davis.

A message in writing from the President, which was handed in at the Clerk's desk, notified the House that be did this day approve and sign a joint resolution of the following title, viz: H. Res. 38. Joint resolution authorizing the payment of Rer. John

Poisal, D. D., late chaplain of the House of Representatives, for time of his service as such, without taking the oaths prescribed by law.

Mr. Rainey, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did this day present to the President bills of the House of the following numbers, riz: 1. R. 902, H. R. 1220, H. R. 1265.

And then,

On motion of Mr. Hale, at 4 o'clock and 50 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1877.

The following memorials, petitions, and other papers were laid on the Clerk's desk, under the rule, and referred as follows, viz:

By Mr. Bayne : Memorial of the Chamber of Commerce of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for the amendment of the bankrupt laws; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Bland: A paper relating to the establishment of a post-route from Cherryville, by way of Rogers's Mill, to Cotewa, Missouri; to the Committee on the Post Office and Post-Roads.

By Mr. Claflin: Remonstrance of J. F. Dane & Company, and one hundred and eighty-four other firms, in the shoe and leather trade, of Boston, and of Faulkner, Kimball & Company, and other firms of the Merchauts' Association of Boston, against the repeal of the bankrupt law : to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Cravens; Memorial of James M. Pomeroy, adjutant and inspector general of Arkansas, and others, for an appropriation for the encouragement of rifle.practice in the Army and Navy and the uniformed militia of the States; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Culberson: The petition of the mayor and board of aldermen of Jefferson, Texas, for the improvement of navigation between Jeffer. son, Texas, and Shreveport, Louisiana; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Giddings: The petition of Bassett & Bassett, for the pay. ment of a voucher for $12,000, purchased by them from J. W. Sunderland, lieutenant Eleventh United States Infantry, and acting assistant quartermaster; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Harmer: The petition of Angeline C. Pusey, for an extension of letters patent for scales, granted to the late Lea Pusey; to the Committee on Patents.

By Mr. Maish: Papers relating to the claim of William P. Wood, for services rendered in the recovery of certain moneys belonging to the United States : to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. McMahon : The petition of Michael Mack, for a pension ;

By Mr. Overton : The petition of George H. Wells and sixty-seren other citizens of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, for the amendment of the pension-laws; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Americus V. Rice: The petition of owners of stalls in Nortbern Liberty Market for compensation for damages sustained by reason of its demolition; to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Thornburgh: The petition of John L. Hawkins and others, for relief;

By Mr. Warner: The petition of Captain George Conway, for com. pensation for personal property lost while in the employ of the United States; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Alpheus S. Williams: The petition of William J. Elgie, for a pension; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Wright: The petition of Augustus Watson and William Cop. pinger, for an appropriation of $50,000 to pay the cost of a preliminary survey of a transcontinental railroad from the Republic of Liberia eastward one or two thousand miles into the Niger Valley, Africa; to the Committee on Manufactures.

Mr. Luttrell, by unanimous consent, presented resolutions of the board of supervisors of Kern County, relative to desert lands; which were referred to the Committee on the Public Lands, and ordered to be printed in the Record.

By unanimous consent, bills and joint resolutions were introduced, read a first and second time, ordered to be printed, and severally referred as follows, viz:

By Mr. Wood: A bill (H. R. 1527) providing for a general law authorizing any person or persons to establish gas-works in the District of Columbia, under restrictions ; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Abram S. Hewitt: a joint resolution (H. Res. 49) in regard to remission of duties: to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Gibson: A joint resolution (H. Res. 50) authorizing and · directing the President to appoint a commission to provide for the improvement of the Mississippi River; to the Committee on Levees and Improvement of the Mississippi River.

By Mr. Cummings: A bill (H. R. 1528) for the relief of Robert Coles; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Abram S. Hewitt: A bill (8. R. 1529) to amend Title LXI of the Revised Statutes, in relation to bankruptcy; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Gibson: A bill (H. R. 1530) appropriating $7,500 to reimburse certain citizens of Louisiana who advanced this amount to the govern. ment work at Jones Bayou; to the Committee on Appropriations. - By Mr. Ryan: A bill (H. R. 1531) for the relief of Sylvapus Sandford; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Butler: A bill (H. R. 1532) to provide a method for the settlement and adjustment of the accounts of the attorney of the United States for the District of Columbia; to the Committee on the Judiciary.'

By Mr. Bridges: A bill (H. R. 1533) for the relief of Robert Teysert; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Hendee: A bill (H. R. 1531) to amend the act entitled "An act to incorporate the Washington Market Company;" to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1535) granting a pension to Thomas T. Stewart, late private Company D, Sixth Vermont Volunteers; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1536) in relation to the affairs of the Washington Market Company;

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