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So the third resolution was agreed to.
The fourth resolution was then read as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the President and Secretary of the Navy, by receiving and considering the party relations of bidders for contracts with the United States, and the effect of awarding contracts upon pending elections, have set an example dangerous to the public safety, and deserving the reproof of this House. And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

d It was decided in the affirmative, inth e tis Yeas................... 106

Ne, Nays ..... .... ....... 61 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Green Adams

Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson

Mr. James M. Ashley

Elijah Babbitt
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham

Mr. Samuel S. Blair

Harrison G. Blake
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton

Mr. James Buffinton

Anson Burlingame
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Schuyler Colfax
John Covode
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
John G. Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Alfred Ely
John F. Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
James H. Graham
John A. Gurley
James T. Hale
Chapin Hall
J. Morrison Harris
John B Haskin

Mr. Robert Hatton

William Helmick
John Hickman
Charles B. Hoard
William A. Howard
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W Kellogg
William Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John W. Killinger
De Witt C. Leach
James M. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Isaac N. Morris
Thomas A. R. Nelson

Mr. John T. Nixon

Abraham B. Olin
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
James M. Quarles
Christopher Robinson
John Sherman
William N. H. Smith
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
William B. Stokes
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A Trimble
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
E.P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Edwin H. Webster
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
William Windom
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams Mr. Philip B. Fouke
Williain Allen

Muscoe R. H Garnett
William T. Avery

Lucius J. Gartrell
Thomas J. Barr

John T. Harris
Thomas S. Bocock

George S. Houston
» Milledge L. Bonham

William Howard
John C. Burch

George W. Hughes
Henry C. Burnett

James Jackson
Horace F. Clark

John J. Jones
David Clopton

Lawrence M. Keitt
Williamson R. W. Cobb John M. Landrum
John Cochrane

Charles H. Larrabee
Samuel S. Cox

Shelton F. Leake
Burton Craige

John A. Logan
Martin J. Crawford

Peter E. Love
Jabez L. M. Curry

William B. Maclay
Daniel C. De Jarnette

Charles D. Martin
William H. Dimmick Elbert S. Martin
Henry A. Edmundson

John McQueen
William H. English

John J. McRae
Thomas B. Florence

Mr. John S. Millson

Sydenham Moore
William E. Niblack
George H. Pendleton
John S. Phelps
James L. Pugh
John H. Reagan
Thomas Ruffin
Charles L. Scott
Daniel E. Sickles
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
James A. Stallworth
Lansing Stout
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandigham
William G. Whiteley
John V. Wright.

So the fourth resolution was agreed to.
Pending the question on the fifth and last resolution in the series,

The hour of 43 o'clock p. m. having arrived, the House, in pursuance of the order of the House of Friday last, took a recess until 7 o'clock p. m.

AFTER THE RECESS.

A message was received from the President of the United States,

by J. Buchanan, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did this day approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 245. An act for the relief of Maryett Van Buskirk; and

H. R. 523. An act extending the charter incorporating the “German Benevolent Society of Washington city, in the District of Columbia, approved July 27, 1842.

Mr. Fenton, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 828. A bill for the relief of Amanda Botts, Laura P. W. Young, and Betsey Murdock, heirs of Barbara Walker;

H. R. 829. A bill granting a pension to Asa Hastings; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bills and reports ordered to be printed.

Mr. Fenton, from the same committee, to whom were referred bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 752. A bill granting an invalid pension to Jacob Yates;

S. 222. An act for the relief of Mary Featherston, widow of John Featherston; and

S. 232. An act for the relief of Frederick L. Colclaser; reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing in the first named case.

Ordered, That the said bills be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and that the bills and report be printed.

Mr. Daily, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 830) to provide for the completion of the public buildings in the Territory of Nebraska, and for other purposes; which was read a first and second time, referred to the Committee on the Territories, and ordered to be printed.

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

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed a resolution of the following title, viz:

S. Res. 43. A resolution to correct a clerical error in the act approved May 4, 1860, for the relief of Stewart McGowan; 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 this day approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

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;"

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

And on the 12th instant, bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 202. An act to reimburse the corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, a sum of money advanced towards the construction of the Little Falls bridge;

S. 228. An act for the relief of Valentine Wehrheim;

. ond

S. 261. An act to authorize the levy court to issue tavern and other licenses in the District of Columbia; and

S. 252. An act to incorporate the Grand Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the District of Columbia.

On motion of Mr. Simms, by unanimous consent, the resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 43) to correct a clerical error in the act approved May 4, 1860, for the relief of Stewart McGowan, was taken from the Speaker's table, and read a first and second time.

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

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

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said resolution.

Mr. Boyce moved that there be a call of the House; which motion was disagreed to. • Mr. H. Winter Davis, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 305) making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending concurrence in some and non-concurrence in others of the said amendments.

Ordered, That the said bill and amendments be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Branch, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee on Foreign Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Stephen H. Weems, and that the same be laid upon the table.

Mr. Duell, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, to whom was referred the petition of George W. Sampson, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 831) for his relief; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Moorhead, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Commerce, reported a bill (H. R. 832) for the relief of Edward Lusher, accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bili was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Stanton, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 11) to provide for the payment of expenses incurred by the Territories of Washington and Oregon in the suppression of Indian hostilities therein in the years 1855 and 1856, reported the same without amendments, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bill be recommitted to the Committee on Military Affairs, and that the bill and report be printed.

Mr. Bingham, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the

Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 168) “ to amend an act entitled 'An act to ascertain and settle private land claims in the State of California,'” passed March 3, 1851, reported the same with an amendment.

The said amendment was then agreed to, and the bill ordered to be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

The title of the bill was then amended so as to read “ An act to define and regulate the jurisdiction of the district courts of the United States in California in regard to the survey and location of confirmed private land claims."

And the title as amended was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said amendments.

Mr. Bingham moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

The House then resumed, as the regular order of business, the consideration of the fifth and last in the series of resolutions reported from the Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department.

The said resolution having been read as follows, viz:

Resolved, That the appointment, by the Secretary of the Navy, of Daniel B. Martin, chief engineer, as a member of a board of engineers to report upon proposals for constructing machinery for the United States, the said Martin at the time being pecuniarily interested in some of said proposals, is hereby censured by this House. The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?

Yeas ................ 90 And it was decided in the affirmative,

or Nays ................ 39 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham
Harrison G. Blake
Reese B. Brabson
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
Anson Burlingame
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
Horace F. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot

Alfred Ely
John F. Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
Chapin Hall
John B. Haskin
Charles B. Hoard
William A. Howard
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
David Kilgore
John W. Killinger
DeWitt C. Leach
James M, Leach

Mr. M. Lindley Lee

Dwight Loomis
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Thomas A. R. Nelson
John T. Nixon
John J. Perry
Albert G. Porter
Emory B. Pottle
Roger A. Pryor
James M. Quarles
Christopher Robinson
John Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
William B. Stokes

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