Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

tion, it was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the motion of Mr. Bouligny was agreed to.

Mr. Sickles moved that further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Dimmick moved, at 8 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Ashmore moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Burnett moved, at 9 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Junkin having been arraigned at the bar as an absentee without leave,

The Speaker pro tem. (Mr. Colfax in the chair) decided that Mr. Junkin was not legally under arrest, and that he was entitled to be discharged.

In this decision of the Chair the House acquiesced. Mr. Barksdale moved, at 9 o'clock and 10 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The Sergeant-at-arms having appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. Burch, Mr. Case, and Mr. Reagan,

The said members were severally arraigned and discharged on the payment of fees.

The Sergeant-at-arms again appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. McQueen and Mr. Longnecker.

Mr. Gartrell moved, at 9 o'clock and 50 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Burnett moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Barksdale moved, at 9 o'clock and 54 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Burnett moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Burch moved, at 9 o'clock and 55 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

By unanimous consent, Mr. William Stewart and Mr. Etheridge were severally excused for non-attendance.

Mr. Avery moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Barksdale moved, at 10 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. McQueen and Mr. Longnecker were then severally arraigned and discharged on the payment of fees.

The Sergeant-at-arms again appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. Wood, Mr. J. Morrison Harris, Mr. Riggs, Mr. John G. Davis, Mr. Hindman, and Mr. Pugh.

Mr. Wood and Mr. J. Morrison Harris were severally arraigned and discharged on the payment of fees.

Mr. Burnett moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was agreed to.

Mr. Riggs, Mr. John G. Davis, Mr. Hindman, and Mr. Pugh were then severally arraigned and discharged on the payment of fees.

By unanimous consent, leave of absence for the remainder of the day was then granted to Mr. Barksdale.

The Sergeant-at-arms again appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. James Craig, Mr. Underwood, and Mr. Briggs.

The said members were then severally arraigned and discharged on payment of fees.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with.

Nr. Sherman moved that the House again resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Pending which,

Mr. Sickles moved, at 10 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Sherman;
And being put, it was decided in the affirmative.

The House accordingly again 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. Dawes reported that the Committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 217) making appropriations for the construction, preservation and repairs of certain fortifications and other works of defence for the year ending June 30, 1861, had found itself without a quorum, and that he had caused the roll to be called, when it appeared that the following named members were absent, viz:

Green Adams, John B. Alley, Thomas L. Anderson, John D. Ashmore, William T. Avery, Elijah Babbitt, William Barksdale, Thomas J. Barr, J. R. Barrett, Charles L. Beale, Samuel S. Blair, Thomas S. Bocock, Milledge L. Bonham, Alexander R. Boteler, William W. Boyce, Reese B. Brabson, Lawrence O'B. Branch, Francis M. Bristow, John Y. Brown, John C. Burch, Henry C. Burnett, Alfred A. Burnhain, James H. Campbell, Luther C. Carter, John B. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, David Clopton, Williamson R. W. Cobb, Clark B. Cochrane, John Cochrane, Roscoe Conkling, Thomas Corwin, John Covode, Samuel S. Cox, James Craig, Jabez L. M. Curry, Thomas G. Davidson, John G. Davis, Reuben Davis, Daniel C. De Jarnette, Charles Delano, William H. Dimmick, R. Holland Duell, W. McKee Dunn, Henry A. Edmundson, Thomas M. Edwards, Thomas D. Eliot, William H. English, Emerson Etheridge, John F. Farnsworth, Reuben E. Fenton, Orris S. Ferry, Stephen C. Foster, Philip B. Fouke, Ezra B. French, Muscoe R. H. Garnett, James H. Graham, Galusha A. Grow, James T. Hale, Chapin Hall, Andrew J. Hamilton, J. Morri. son Harris, John B. Haskin, Robert Hatton, George S. Hawkins, Joshua Hill, Charles B. Hoard, William S. Holman, George S. Hous. ton, William Howard, John Hutchins, William Irvine, James Jackson, Albert G. Jenkins, John J. Jones, Lawrence M. Keitt, William Kel. logg, David Kilgore, John W. Killinger, Jacob M. Kunkel, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Charles H. Larrabee, James M. Leach, Shelton F. Leake,

Peter E. Love, William B. Maclay, Robert Mallory, Gilman Marston,
Elbert S. Martin, John A. McClernand, Robert McKnight, Edward
McPherson, John McQueen, John J. McRae, W. Porcher Miles, John
S. Millson, William Montgomery, Laban T. Moore, Sydenham Moore,
Edward Joy Morris, Isaac N. Morris, Freeman H. Morse, William E.
Niblack, John W. Noell, Abraham B. Olin, George W. Palmer, John
U. Pettit, Samuel 0. Peyton, John S. Phelps, John F. Potter, Roger
A. Pryor, James M. Quarles, John H. Reagan, Jetur R. Riggs, James
C. Robinson, Homer E. Royce, Thomas Ruffin, Albert Rust, John
Schwartz, Charles L. Scott, George W. Scranton, Charles B. Sedg.
wick, Daniel E. Sickles, William E. Simms, Otho R. Singleton, Wil-
liam Smith, Daniel E. Somes, Benjanjin Stanton, Thaddeus Stevens,
John W. Stevenson, William Stewart, Lansing Stout, Mason W.
Tappan, Miles Taylor, Eli Thayer, Thomas C. Theaker, Carey A.
Trimble, Zebulon B.' Vance, William Vandever, Edward Wade,
Henry Waldron, E. P. Walton, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Ellihu B.
Washburne, Israel Washburn, jr., Edwin H. Webster, William G.
Whiteley, James Wilson, Warren Winslow, John Woodruff, Samuel
H. Woodson, and John V. Wright.
No quorum being yet present,

On motion of Mr. Bouligny,
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:

Green Adams, John B. Alley, Thomas L. Anderson, John D. Ashmore, William T. Avery, Elijah Babbitt, William Barksdale, Thomas J. Barr, J. R. Barrett, Charles L. Beale, Samuel S. Blair, Thomas S. Bocock, Milledge L. Bonham, Alexander R. Boteler, William W. Boyce, Reese B. Brabson, Lawrence O'B. Branch, Francis M. Bristow, John Y. Brown, John C. Burch, Henry C. Burnett, Alfred A. Burnham, Silas M. Burroughs, James H. Campbell, Luther C. Carter, John B. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, David Clopton, Williamson R. W. Cobb, Clark B. Cochrane, John Cochrane, Roscoe Conkling, Thomas Corwin, John Covode, Samuel S. Cox, James Craig, Jabez L. M. Curry, Thomas G. Davidson, John G. Davis, Reuben Davis, Daniel C. De Jarnette, Charles Delano, William H. Dimmick, R. Holland Duell, W. McKee Dunn, Henry A. Edmundson, Thomas M. Edwards, Thomas D. Eliot, William H. English, Emerson Etheridge, John F. Farnsworth, Reuben E. Fenton, Orris S. Ferry, Stephen C. Foster, Philip B. Fouke, Ezra B. French, Muscoe R. H. Garnett, James H. Graham, Galusha A. Grow, James T. Hale, Chapin Hall, Andrew J. Hamilton, J. Morrison Harris, John B. Haskin, Robert Hatton, George S. Hawkins, Joshua Hill, Charles B. Hoard, William S. Holman, George S. Houston, William Howard, John Hutchins, William Irvine, James Jackson, Albert G. Jenkins, John J. Jones, Lawrence M. Keitt, William Kellogg, David Kilgore, John W. Killinger, Jacob M. Kunkel, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Charles H. Larrabee, James M. Leach, Shelton F. Leake, Peter E. Love, William B. Maclay, Robert Mallory, Gilman Marston, Elbert S. Martin, John A. McClernand, Robert McKnight, Edward McPherson, John McQueen, John J. McRae, W. Porcher

Kilgore, John W.b. James M. Leach, Gilman

Miles, John S. Millson, W lliam Montgomery, Laban T. Moore, Sydenham Moore, Edward Joy Morris, Isaac N. Morris, Freeman H. Morse, William E. Niblack, John W. Noell, Abraham B. Olin, George W. Palmer, John J. Perry, John U. Pettit, Samuel 0. Peyton, John S. Phelps, John F. Potter, Roger A. Pryor, James M. Quarles, John H. Reagan, Jetur R. Riggs, James C. Robinson, Homer E. Royce, Thomas Ruffin, Albert Rust, John Schwartz, Charles L. Scott, George W. Scranton, Charles B. Sedgwick, Daniel E. Sickles, William E. Simms, Otho R. Singleton, William Smith, Daniel E. Somes, Benjamin Stanton, Thaddeus Stevens, John W. Stevenson, William Stewart, Lansing Stout, Mason W. Tappan, Miles Taylor, Eli Thayer, Thomas C. Theaker, Carey A. Trimble, Zebulon B. Vance, William Vandever, Edward Wade, Henry Waldron, E. P. Walton, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Ellihu B. Washburne, Israel Washburn, jr., Edwin H. Webster, William G. Whiteley, James Wilson, Warren Winslow, John Woodruff, Samuel H. Woodson, and John V. Wright.

Mr. Hindman moved that further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Thomas moved, at 11 o'clock and 53 minutes a. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The absentees having been called over, the doors were closed.

Excuses were then offered and received for the non-attendance of Messrs. Ashmore, Babbitt, Barksdale, Beale, Boteler, Carter, Clemens, Cobb, Clark B. Cochrane, Corwin, Curry, Davidson, Reuben Davis, Edwards, Etheridge, Foster, Hoard, Jones, Marston, McRae, Morse, Royce, Scranton, Thaddeus Stevens, Vandever, and Walton.

Mr. Nelson moved, at 12 o'clock and 30 minutes a. m., (Thursday,) that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Longnecker, Ordered, That the Sergeant-at-arms be directed to arrest and bring to the bar of the House such members as are absent without the leave of the House.

On motion of Mr. Hickman, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the names of the members present at the call of the House be again called, in order to ascertain who of said members have absented themselves since the call of the roll.

The roll having been called pursuant to the said order, it appeared that the following members were so absent, viz: Messrs. Adrain, Horace F. Clark, H. Winter Davis, Gurley, DeWitt C. Leach, Lee, Loomis, Reynolds, and Sherman. Whereupon,

On motion of Mr. Hickman, Ordered, That the Sergeant-at-arms be directed to arrest and bring to the bar of the House such members as have thus absented them. selves without the leave of the House.

Mr. Nelson moved, at 1 o'clock a. m., (Thursday,) that the House adjourn; wbich motion was disagreed to.

The Sergeant-at-arms appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. French.

Mr. French having been arraigned, he was discharged on the payment of fees.

Mr. Vallandigham moved, at 1 o'clock and 20 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Gooch having proposed to move, at 1 o'clock and 49 minutes a. m., that the House take a recess until 9 o'clock a. m.,

The Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Colfax) decided the said motion to be out of order.

From this decision of the Chair Mr. Gooch appealed. A
Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Curtis,
Ordered, That the said appeal be laid on the table. Ver

Mr. Briggs moved, at 1 o'clock and 55 minutes a. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Maynard moved that all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Florence moved, at 2 o'clock and 4 minutes a. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The Sergeant-at-arms again appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. William Howard.

Mr. Howard having been arraigned, and, in response to the inquiry of the Speaker as to his excuse for absenting himself without the leave of the House, having proceeded to question the authority under which he was arrested and arraigned

Mr. William A. Howard raised the point of order that it was only in order at this time for the member to submit an excuse for his absence; which point of order was sustained by the Chair, (Mr. Colfax.)

From this decision of the Chair Mr. Train appealed.

And the question being put, Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the House ?

It was decided in the affirmative.
So the decision of the Chair was sustained.
And then,

On motion of Mr. Hickman, Ordered, That Mr. William Howard be discharged on the payment of fees.

The Sergeant-at-arms again appeared at the bar, having in custody Mr. Hill, Mr. Stanton, Mr. James M. Leach, Mr. Vance, Mr. Love, Mr. John Cochrane, and Mr. Theaker.

Mr. Hill having been arraigned,
Ordered, That he be discharged on payment of fees.

Mr. Stanton was then arraigned, and while occupying the floor to render his excuse was called to order for not confining himself to the question of his excuse.

The Speaker pro tempore (Mr. Colfax) overruled the point of order.
From this decision of the Chair Mr. Hickman appealed.
Pending which,

On motion of Mr. James A. Stewart,
Ordered, That the appeal be laid on the table.

Mr. Chan Cochratanton, usain appeare

« AnteriorContinuar »