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H. R. 344. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Sylvester Day, late surgeon in the United States army;

H. R. 342. An act for the relief of James Phelan;
H. R. 340. An act for the relief of Charles James Lanman;
H. R. 318. An act for the relief of Andrew E. Marshall;

H. R. 314. An act for the relief of Emma A. Wood, widow of the late Brevet Major George W. F. Wood, of the United States army;

H. R. 313. An act granting a pension to Abraham Crum;
H. R. 277. An act for the relief of Webster S. Steele;

H. R. 272. An act granting a pension to Adelaide Adams, widow of Commander George Adams, United States navy;

H. R. 269. An act granting a pension to James Lacey, of Grainger county, Tennessee;

H. R. 266. An act for the relief of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Martin Burke and Captain Charles S. Winder, of the United States army;

H.R. 262. An act for the relief of the heirs or legal representatives of François Guillory;

H. R. 245. An act for the relief of Maryett Van Buskirk;
H. R. 237. An act for the relief of Anthony Schlander;
H. R. 236. An act for the relief of John Dixon;

H. R. 233. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of five deceased clerks in the Philadelphia custom-house;

H. R. 230. An act for the relief of Shade Calloway;

H. R. 224. An act for the relief of W. Y. Hansell, the heirs of W. H. Underwood, and the representatives of Samuel Rockwell;

H. R. 219. An act granting a pension to Major John F. Hunter; H. R. 214. An act for the relief of Charles W. Brooks, of New York;

H. R. 130. An act to pay to the State of Missouri the amount expended by said State in repelling the invasion of the Osage Indians; and

H. R. 680. An act for the relief of Gottlieb Scheerer; severally without amendment; and

H. R. 240. An act for the relief of Cassius M. Clay;

H. R. 189. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of the estate of Charles H. Mason;

H. R. 195. An act to confirm certain private land claims in the Territory of New Mexico;

H. R. 225. An act for the relief of Eben S. Hanscomb;
H. R. 395. An act for the relief of Chauncey W. Fuller;

H. R. 543. An act for the relief of Margaret Whitehead; severally with amendment; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The Senate have also passed bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 448. An act to carry into effect provisions of the treaties between the United States, China, Japan, Siam, Persia, and other countries, giving certain judicial powers to ministers and consuls or other functionaries of the United States in those countries, and for other purposes;

S. 419. An act recognizing the survey of the Grand Cheniere island, State of Louisiana, as approved by the surveyor general, and for other purposes; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

Mr. Davidson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled the bills and resolutions (originating in the House, and just reported from the Senate) numbered 680, 627, 370, 349, 344, 342, 340, 314, 313, 269, 262, 245, 237, 233, 230, 224, 219, 89, 85, 214, 130, 272, 266, 600, 393, 277, 528, 318, and 236, and H. Res. 34, 17, and 32.

When
The Speaker signed the same.

The Speaker having announced as the business first in order the motion submitted by Mr. Taylor, and pending when the House adjourned yesterday, viz: “that Mr. Houston and himself be excused from further service on the Committee on the Judiciary,” and upon which the main question was ordered to be put

On motion of Mr. William Kellogg,
Ordered, That the said motion be laid on the table.

The Speaker appointed Mr. Francis P. Blair, jr., a member of the Committee on Public Lands in the place of Mr. Barrett.

The Speaker having announced that this day had been set apart for business relating to the District of Columbia

Mr. Carter, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to whom were referred bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

S. 385. An act to incorporate the proprietors of the Prospect Hill Cemetery;

S. 426. An act to dissolve the "Washington's Manual Labor School and Male Orphan Asylum Society of the District of Columbia,” and to authorize the transfer of its effects to the Columbia Institution for the instruction of the deaf and dumb and the blind;" reported the same severally without amendment.

The said bills were severally ordered to be read a third time.
They were accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Carter, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 202) to reimburse the corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, a sum of money advanced towards the construction of the Little Falls bridge, reported the same without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Isaac N. Morris, Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Mr. Carter, from the saine committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 523) extending the charter incorporating the “German Benevolent Society” of Washington city, in the District of Columbia, approved July 27, 1842, with the amendment of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending concurrence in the said amendment.

The said amendment was then agreed to.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion of Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 663) to authorize divorces in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, and the the House proceeded to its consideration.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

Mr. Keitt moved that it be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to. The question then recurring on its engrossment,

Mr. Burnett moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

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

Yeas

88

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

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Garnett B. Adrain
Cyrus Aldrich
William C. Anderson
William T. Avery
William Barksdale
John A. Bingham
Harrison G. Blake
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton
Francis M. Bristow
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
John Cochrane
Samuel S. Cox
James Craig
Martin J. Crawford
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
John G. Davis
Reuben Davis
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas D. Eliot
William H. English

Mr. Emerson Etheridge.

Stephen C. Foster
Philip B. Fouke
Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
J. Morrison Harris
John T. Harris
William Helmick
Joshua Hill
George S. Houston
George W. Hughes
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
David Kilgore
De Witt C. Leach
James M. Leach
Dwight Loomis
Peter E. Love
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
Charles D. Martin
Willian Montgomery
Sydenham Moore
Justin S. Morrill
Freeman H. Morse
Thomas A. R. Nelson
George H. Pendleton

Mr. Samuel O. Peyton

John S. Phelps
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
James L. Pug
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
Albert Rust
John Schwartz
Charles B. Sedgwick
Otho R. Singleton
William N. H. Smith
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner
James A. Stallworth
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John V. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

John D. Ashmore
Thomas J Barr
Charles L. Beale
Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham

Mr Alexander R. Boteler

John E Bouligny
William W. Boyce
Lawrence O'B. Branch
James Buffinton
Horace F. Clark

Mr. John B. Clark

David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
Schuyler Colfax
Burton Craige
Jabez L.M. Curry

Mr. Thomas G. Davidson

Daniel C. De Jarnette
Henry A. Edmundson
Thomas M. Edwards
Alfred Ely
John F. Farnsworth
Orris S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence
Muscoe R. H. Garnett
Lucius J. Gartrell
James H. Graham
Robert Hatton
Thomas C. Hindman
Charles B. Hoard
William S. Holman
William Howard
William A. Howard

Mr. James Humphrey

James Jackson
John J. Jones
Lawrence M. Keitt
William S. Kenyon
Jacob M. Kunkel
John M. Landrum
Shelton F. Leake
M. Lindley Lee
Owen Lovejoy
William B. Maclay
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
John McQueen
W Porcher Miles
John S. Millson
James K. Moorhead

Mr. John W. Noell

John J. Perry
Roger A. Pryor
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
Thomas Ruffin
Charles L. Scott
Thaddeus Stevens
James A. Stewart
Miles Taylor
Thomas C. Theaker
James H. Thomas
John W H. Underwood
Clement L.Vallandighain
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne.

So the bill was passed.

Mr. Carter 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.

On motion of Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 261) to authorize the levy court to issue tavern and other licenses in the District of Columbia, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Carter 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.

Mr. Kilgore, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 622) to authorize notaries public, in the District of Columbia, to take acknowledgments of deeds for the conveyance of real or personal estate therein, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Carter 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. Colfax, from the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House (H. R. 503) reported that the said committee were unable to agree upon any recommendation to their respective houses.

On motion of Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 252) to incorporate the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the District of Columbia, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Carter 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 9. An act to amend “ An act for extending the laws and judicial system of the United States to the State of Oregon, and for other purposes;''

S. 168. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to ascertain and settle private land claims in the State of California," passed March 3, 1851; and

S. 494. An act amendatory of an act, approved June 14, 1858, for the relief of Sherlock & Shirley; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The Senate have also passed a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 804. An act providing for the punishment of marshals and deputy marshals of the United States, or other ministerial officers, for permitting the escape of prisoners in their custody; with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The Senate further insist on their amendments 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," and ask a further conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Hunter, Mr. Rice, and Mr. Collamer the said committee on their part.

On motion of Mr. Colfax, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the House further insist on its disagreement to the amendments insisted on by the Senate to the bill of the House No. 503, and agree to the further conference asked by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Grow, Mr. Reagan, and Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne be appointed the said committee on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

On motion of Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 287) to incorporate the National Gallery and School of Arts in the District of Columbia, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Pending the question on its third reading,

Mr. Pettit moved to amend the same by adding at the end thereof an additional section; which motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the bill be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

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