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So the said resolution was agreed to.

Mr. Gurley 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.

On motion of Mr. Eliot, the House 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. Israel Washburn, jr., 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. 350) making appropriations for light-houses, beacons, buoys, and so forth, had come to no resolution thereon.

Mr. Branch, by unanimous consent, presented the memorial of I. D. Andrews, relative to the reciprocity treaty between the United States and the British North American provinces; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Eliot submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That all debate in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the bill of the House (H. R. 350) making appropriations for light-houses, beacons, buoys, and so forth, shall cease in five minutes after its consideration is resumed; and the committee shall then proceed to vote on such amendments as may be pending or offered to the same, and shall then report it to the House with such amendments as may have been agreed to by the committee.

On motion of Mr. Eliot, the House 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. Israel Washburn, jr., 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. 350) making appropriations for light-houses, beacons, buoys, and so forth, had directed him to report the same with an amendment.

The Speaker having stated the question to be on agreeing to the said amendment,

Mr. Eliot moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said amendment was agreed to, and the bill 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. Eliot moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass ?

Yeas.

92

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

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

John B. Alley
James M. Ashley

Mr. Elijah Babbitt

Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake

Mr. John E. Bouligny

William D. Biayton
James Buftinton

Mr. John C. Burch

Anson Burlingame
Alfred A Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
Luther C. Carter
Horace F. Clark
John Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Chirles Delano
R. Holland Duell
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
John F Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence
Stephen C. Foster
Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch
Galusha A. Grow
Chapin Hall
J. Morrison Harris

Mr. William Howard

William A, Howard
Benjamin F. Junkin
William Kellogg
Charles H. Larrabee
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Dwight Loomis
William B. Maclay
Gilman Marston
Robert Mcknight
William Millward
William Montgomery
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse
John T. Nixon
John W. Noell
Abraham B. Olin
John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
Thomas Ruffin

Mr. John Schwartz

Charles L. Scott
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
Daniel E. Sickles
William N. H. Smith
Daniel E. Somes
Elbridge G. Spaulding
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C.Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
William Windom
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Grien Adams

William Allen
William C. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery
Charles L. Beale
John A. Binghain
Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham
Alexander R. Boteler
William W. Boyce
Reese B. Brabson
Francis M. Bristow
Henry C. Burnett
John B. Clark
Williamson R. W. Cobb
Samuel S. Cox
Martin J. Crawford
Jabez L. M. Curry
John G. Davis
Reuben Davis
W. vcKee Dunn
Henry A. Edmundson
William H. English
Emerson Etheridge
Muscoe R. H. Garnett
Lucius J. Gartrell

Mr. John A. Gilmer

James T. Hale
John T. Harris
Robert Hatton
John Hickman
Charles B. Hoard
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
George W. Hughes
John Hutchins
John J. Jones
John W. Killinger
Jacob M. Kunkel
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
James M. Leach
Shelton F. Leake
John A. Logan
Henry C. Longnecker
Peter E. Love
Owen Lovejoy
Robert Mallory
Horace Maynard
Edward McPherson
John McQueen
John J. McRae
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Millson

Mr. Laban T. Moore

Sydenham Moore
Thomas A. R. Nelson
William E. Niblack
Samuel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
Albert G. Porter
Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
John Sherman
Francis E. Spinner
James A. Stallworth
Benjamin Stanton
Thaddeus Stevens
James A. Stewart
William B. Stokes
James H. Thomas
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A. Trimble
John W. H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandigham
Edwin H. Webster
William G. Whiteley
John V. Wright.

So the bill was passed.

Mr. Eliot 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.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate further insist on their disagreement to the amendment of the House of Representatives, insisted on by the House, to the bill of the Senate (S. 416) to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain, and for other purposes, agree to the further conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Johnson, of Ten. nessee, Mr. Doolittle, and Mr. Brown the managers at the said conference on the part of the Senate.

The Senate request the return of the following bills, viz:

S. 84. An act to facilitate communication between the Atlantic and Pacific States by electric telegraph; and

S. 271. An act for the relief of John P. Brown.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by James Buchanan, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did

this day approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz: H. R 89. An act to liquidate the unadjusted contracts of the Tennessee river improvement;

H. R. 317. An act for the relief of Smith & Hunt, of Toledo, Ohio.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House 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. William Kellogg 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. 500) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1861, had come to no resolution thereon.

On motion of Mr. Otero, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That leave be granted for the withdrawal from the files of the House of the papers in the case of Thomas Baca y Pino, for the purpose of reference to one of the executive departments.

On motion of Mr. Colfax, Ordered, That the bills of the Senate numbered 84 and 271 be re. turned to the Senate, in compliance with their request.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, Ordered, That all further debate on the 3d paragraph of the bill of the House No. 500 shall cease in fifteen minutes.

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

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 324. An act authorizing the sale of the Western Military Asylum, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 9th instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 117. An act for the relief of Guadalupe Estudillo de Argüello, widow of Santiago E. Argüello.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House 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. William Kellogg reported that the committee having, according to order, bad the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 500) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1861, had directed him to report the same with sundry amendments.

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

Mr. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof all of the said amendments were agreed to.

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

Mr. Sherman 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. Sherman, Resolved, That the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 215) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June 30, 1861, be made the special order, and that all debate thereon in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union shall cease in five minutes after the same is considered; and the committee shall then proceed to vote on such amendments as may be pending or offered to the same, and shall then report them to the House with such amendments as may be agreed to by the Committee.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House 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. Crawford reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 215) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June 30, 1861, had come to no resolution thereon.

And then,

On motion of Mr. John B. Clark, at 10 o'clock and 10 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 1860.

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

By Mr. Mallory: The petition of George C. Davis, praying for an invalid pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Fenton: The memorial of A. C. Crary, of Utica, New York, in relation to the services of his father, Colonel Crary, in the revolutionary war; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

By Mr. Avery: The petition of Hiram Anderson, praying for a pension for services rendered in the war of 1812;

Also, the petition of Joseph B. Pittman, praying for a pension for services rendered in the Mexican war.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Rice: The petition of C. W. Adams, of Boston, Massachusetts, praying that the brig Charles H. Jordon may be registered; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Brabson: The petition of James S. Milligan-heretofore referred August 8, 1842; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. E. Joy Morris: The petition of Frederick Zarracher-heretofore referred December 16, 1857; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Davidson: The petition of John Buhler and other sureties of Francis D. Newcomb-heretofore referred December 20, 1858; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House executive communications, as follows, viz:

I. A letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, in compliance with the resolution of the House of the 4th instant, a statement of the expenses of the Court of Claims since its organization; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

II. A letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting a statement of the contingent expenses of the Post Office Department during the last fiscal year; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

III. A letter from the Postmaster General, transmitting a statement of the clerks and other persons in his department during the year 1859; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

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

S. Res. 5. A resolution for supplying the Choctaw, Cherokee, and Chickasaw nations with such copies of the laws, journals, and public printed documents as are furnished to the States and Territories.

S. Res. 34. A resolution in relation to the works of the exploring expedition.

S. Res. 35. A resolution providing for the observation of the eclipse of the sun which will occur on the 18th day of July next.

When
The Speaker signed the same.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks:
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have agreed to the amendments of this

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