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So the bill was passed.

Mr. E. Joy Morris 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. Pettit moved that the rules be suspended, so as to discharge the Committee of the Whole House from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 99) for the relief of Benjamin Sayre, and to enable the House to consider the same.

Pending which,

Mr. Thomas moved, at 4 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

No quorum having voted on the last motion,

Mr. Burnett moved that there be a call of the House.
Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Peyton, at 4 o'clock and 7 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 1860.

Before the journal of yesterday was read,
No quorum being present.

On motion of Mr. Phelps,
Ordered, That there be a call of the House.

The roll having been called, the following named members failed to answer to their names, viz:

Charles F. Adams, Green Adams, Cyrus Aldrich, William Allen, John B. Alley, Thomas L. Anderson, Elijah Babbitt, Charles L. Beale, Samuel S. Blair, Thomas S. Bocock, Lawrence O'B. Branch, George Briggs, John Y. Brown, Henry C. Burnett, Silas M. Burroughs, James H. Campbell, Charles Case, Horace F. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, Clark B. Cochrane, Schuyler Colfax, Roscoe Conkling, John Covode, Samuel S. Cox, James Craig, Martin J. Crawford, H. Winter Davis, Reuben Davis, Daniel C. De Jarnette, Charles Delano, William H. Dimmick, Henry A. Edmundson, Thomas M. Edwards, William H. English, John F. Farnsworth, Orris S. Ferry, Thomas B. Florence, Augustus Frank, Ezra B. French, Muscoe R. H. Garnett, Daniel W. Gooch, Galusha A. Grow, John A. Gurley, Chapin Hall, J. Morrison Harris, John B Haskin, Robert Hatton, George S. Hawkins, Joshua Hill, William Howard, John Hutchins, Albert G. Jenkins, Lawrence M. Keitt, David Kilgore, Jacob M. Kunkel, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Charles H. Larrabee, Peter E. Love, Robert Mallory, Gilman Marston, Charles D. Martin, Elbert S. Martin, John A. McClernand, John McQueen, John J. McRae, W. Porcher Miles, John S. Millson, Wil. liam Millward, William Montgomery, Laban T. Moore, Sydenham Moore, Isaac N. Morris, John T. Nixon, Abraham B. Olin, George W. Palmer, George H. Pendleton, John U. Pettit, John F. Potter, Roger A. Pryor, James L. Pugh, James M. Quarles, Thomas Ruffin, George W. Scranton, Charles B. Sedgwick, Daniel E. Sickles, Otho R. Singleton, Daniel E. Somes, Francis E. Spinner, James A. Stallworth, James A. Stewart, John W. H. Underwood, Clement L. Vallandigham, Charles H. Van Wyck, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Israel Washburn, jr., James Wilson, Samuel H. Woodson, and John V. Wright.

And then,

By unanimous consent, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with.

The following petition and memorials were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit:

By Mr. Carey: The memorial of George Holloway, praying for an invalid pension on account of injuries received during the war of 1812; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. French: The petition of Ephraim W. Thompson, praying

for an appropriation for the purchase of his machine for setting up the rigging of ships of war; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Stevenson: The memorial of R. A. Athey, of Kentucky, asking for an amendment of the penal laws of the United States; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Davidson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill and resolution of the following titles, viz:

S. 22. An act for the relief of John Scott, Hill W. House, and Samuel 0. House.

S. Res. 27. A resolution authorizing the settlement of the accounts of John R. Bartlett, late commissioner of the United States to run and mark the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.

The Speaker signed the same.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the House of the 1st instant, the report of Lieutenant Ives upon the exploration of the river Colorado of the West, with the accompanying maps; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Phelps moved that 5,000 copies extra of the said letter and accompanying report be printed; which motion was referred to the Committee on Printing.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hickey, their Chief Clerk: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed, without amendment, a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 284. An act for the relief of John W. Taylor and certain other assignees of pre-emption land locations.

The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 1st instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 299. An act to increase and regulate the pay of the navy of the United States.

The Senate have agreed to the amendment of this House to the bill of the Senate (S. 117) for the relief of Guadalupe Estudillo de Argüello, widow of Santiago E. Argüello.

I am directed to notify the House of the order of the Senate to print a certain document.

The Senate insist on their first and third amendments, disagreed to by the House, to the bill of the House (H. R. 503) making further appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending the 30th of June, 1860, ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Pearce, Mr. Yulee, and Mr. Cameron the managers at the said conference on the part of the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Colfax, by unanimous consent,
Ordered, That the House insist on its disagreement to the 1st and

3d amendments of the Senate to the said bill of the House No. 503, and agree to the conference asked by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Colfax, Mr. Crawford, and Mr. Israel Washburn, jr., be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Davidson, 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. 284. An act for the relief of John W. Taylor and certain other assignees of pre-emption land locations.

The Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Reynolds having called up the bill of the Senate (S. 464) to amend an act entitled "An act in additition to the acts prohibiting the slave trade,” heretofore reported from the Committee on the Judiciary with sundry amendments

The House, by unanimous consent, proceeded to its consideration.

The Speaker having stated the question to be on agreeing to the said amendments

Mr. Taylor, by unanimous consent, submitted an additional amendment.

After debate,

Mr. Reynolds moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the amendments reported from the Committee on the Judiciary were severally agreed to.

The amendment submitted by Mr. Taylor was then read, as follows, viz:

Strike out lines 16, 17, 18, (printed bill,) and insert in lieu thereof the following words:

Provided, That no contract which may be entered into by the President under the authority of this act shall be renewed by him until a convention shall be entered into between the United States and Great Britain making joint provision for the return of all Africans captured, as aforesaid, to the coast of Africa, on the same terms and conditions." And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?


99 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

It was decided in the negative, {Nays :

Mr. Grten Adams

John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery
William Barksdale
Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham
Alexander R. Boteler
John E. Bouligny
William W. Boyce
Lawrence O'B. Branch

Mr. George Briggs

Francis M. Bristow
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
John B. Clark
David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
John Cochrane
Burton Craige
Martin J. Crawford

Mr. Jabez L. M. Curry

Thomas G. Davidson
John G. Davis
Henry A. Edmundson
Philip B. Fouko
Lucius J. Gartrell
John A. Gilmer
Andrew J. Hamilton
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris

Mr. Robert Hatton

Thomas C. Hindman
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
William Howard
James Jackson
John J. Jones
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
Shelton F. Leake
Peter E. Love
William B. Maclay
Robert Mallory
Horace Maynard
John McQueen
John S. Millson

Mr. Laban T. Moore

Sydenham Moore
Isaac N. Morris
William E. Niblack
John W, Noell
Samuel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
Albert Rust
Charles L. Scott

Mr. Daniel E. Sickles

William E Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
James A. Stewart
William B. Stokes
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Zebulon B. Vance
William G. Whiteley
Warren Winslow
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Garnett B. Adrain
Cyrus Aldrich
William Allen
Charles L. Beale
John A. Binghain
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buftinton
Anson Burlingame
Alfred A Burnham
Martin Butterfield
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin
John Covode
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Chörles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
John F Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster

Mr. Augustus Frank

Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch
James H. Graham
James T. Hale
Chapin Hall
John B. Haskin
William Helmick
John Hickman
Charles B. Hoard
William A. Howard
James Humphrey
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
David Kilgore
John W. Killinger
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Montgomery
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Thomas A. R. Nelson
John J Perry
John U. Pettit

Mr. Albert G. Porter

John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
John H. Reynolds
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Honier E. Royce
John Schwartz
John Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
Thaddeus Stevens
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
F. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

So the said amendment was disagreed to.

Under the further operation of the previous question the bill was ordered to be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

Mr. Reynolds moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass ?


Nays The yeas

and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,


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