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introduced a bill (H. R. 847) authorizing a loan and providing for the redemption of outstanding treasury notes; which was read a first and second time.
Pending the question on its engrossment,
Mr. Laban T. Moore moved, at 2 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.
The question then recurring on the engrossment of the said bill, Mr. Crawford moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.
"saus Nays................... 101 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Green Adams
James M. Ashley
Mr. John A. Gilmer
James H. Graham
Mr. John T. Nixon
George W. Palmer
Those who voted in the negative areMr. Charles F. Adams Mr. Francis M. Bristow Cyrus Aldrich
James Buffinton William Allen
John C. Burch John B. Alley
Anson Burlingame John D Ashmore
Henry C. Burnett William T. Avery
Alfred A. Burnham William Barksdale
John Carey Thomas J. Barr
Horace F. Clark Harrison G. Blake
David Clopton Thomas S. Bocock
Williamson R. W. Cobb Millodge L. Bonham
Schuyler Colfax Alexander R. Boteler
Burton Craige William W. Boyce
Martin J. Crawford Reese B. Brabson
Jabez L. M. Curry Lawrence O'B. Branch H. Winter Davis
Mr. John G. Davis
William H. Dimmick
Mr. George S. Houston
Mr. John J. McRae
John S. Millson
Mr. William N. H. Smith
James A. Stallworth
James A. Stewart
Charles R. Train
John W. H. Underwood
John V. Wright.
So the House refused to lay the bill on the table.
Mr. Sherman moved a reconsideration of the" vote by which the main question was ordered.
Mr. Campbell arose and announced the death of John Schwartz, late a member of this House from the State of Pennsylvania, which took place at his lodgings, in this city, on Wednesday, the 20th instant.
After remarks upon the life and public services of the deceased, Mr. Campbell submitted the following resolutions; which were read, considered, and agreed to, viz:
Resolved, That this House has received with profound sorrow the announcement of the death of the honorable John Schwartz, a member of this House from the State of Pennsylvania.
Resolved, That this House tenders to the family of the deceased the expression of its sympathy on this affecting event; and as a testimony of respect for his memory, the members and officers of this House will attend his funeral to-morrow, at 6 o'clock a. m., and wear the usual badge of mourning on the left arm for thirty days.
Resolved, That the Senate be invited to attend the funeral of the deceased.
Resolved, That the Clerk of this House be directed to communi. cate a copy of these proceedings to the family of the deceased.
Resolved, That the Speaker appoint a committee of six members of this House to escort the remains of the honorable John Schwartz to the place designated by his friends for his interment.
The Speaker having appointed Mr. Covode, Mr. Train, Mr. Winslow, Mr. Hickman, Mr. Nixon, and Mr. Graham thë said committee
On motion of Mr. Campbell, Resolved, That, as a further mark of respect for the memory of the deceased, this House do now adjourn.
And the House accordingly adjourned.
of Mr. ixon, and Mr. Covode, Mme
FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1860.
Mr. Davidson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills of the fol. lowing titles, viz:
H. R. 500. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861; and
H. R. 501. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861.
When The Speaker signed the same. Mr. Davidson, from the committee of conference on the disagree. ing votes of the two houses on the bill of the Senate (S. 104) for the final adjustment of private land claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri, and for other purposes, made the following report, viz:
“The committee of conference upon the disagreeing votes of the two houses of Congress upon Senate bill No. 104, entitled 'An act for the final adjustment of private land claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri, and for other purposes,' have considered the same, and report:
" That the committee recommend that the Senate recede from their disagreement to the amendments of the House, and agree to the same with the following amendment: 'Strike out the word “ Arkansas" wherever it occurs in the bill or title.' “ Managers on the part of the House of Representatives—
"THOMAS GREEN DAVIDSON
" C. B. HOARD. " Managers on the part of the Senate
"W. K. SEBASTIAN.
"J. R. DOOLITTLE."
Mr. Burch, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed, to, viz:
Resolved, That the committees of the House who have reports in readiness upon matters referred to them be permitted to deliver such reports to the Clerk of the House, and that they be printed, and that all bills and resolutions so reported be referred to the Committee of the Whole; and alı bills, resolutions, and other papers, upon which no reports have been made shall be returned informally to the Clerk, and shall, by virtue of this resolution, stand recommitted at the commencement of the next session of Congress to said committees, into whose possession the Clerk is hereby directed to deliver them.
Mr. Thaddeus Stevens, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution, viz:
Resolved, That the Committee on Accounts be, and they are hereby. authorized to audit, settle with, and allow usual compensation to such persons as actually performed the duties of pages of the House at the present session of Congress prior to the organization of the House; and that all amounts so allowed by said committee shall be paid out of any money in the treasury. which may have been appropriated for the miscellaneous or contingent expenses of the House of Representatives.
Mr. Thomas moved that it be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.
The question was then put, Will the House agree to the said reso. lution ?
And it was decided in the affirmative.
Mr. Florence 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.
The House having resumed the consideration of the resolution heretofore reported by Mr. Gurley, from the Committee on Printing, the pending question being on the amendment submitted thereto by Mr. Burnett
The said amendment was agreed to.
Resolved, That 50,000 extra copies of the report of the Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department, and the resolutions thereon adopted by the House, together with the report on naval contracts made by Mr. Bocock at the last session of Congress, excluding the testimony taken at that session; and also a like number of the majority and minority reports, and the testimony taken before the Committee on Public Expenditures upon the subject of the public printing, be printed for the use of the members of the House: provided that these reports, resolutions, and the testimony, when thus printed, shall be bound in one volume with the reports and testimony of the select committee, of which Hon. John Covode is chairman. And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
s Yeas................... 86 It was decided in the affirmative, 3
Nays................... 62 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Green Adams
Mr. William D. Brayton
Francis M. Bristow
Mr. Thomas Corwin
Samuel R. Curtis
So the resolution as amended 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. McRae, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 107) to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to settle the accounts of Colonel William Gates; and the House proceeded to its consideration.
Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
And it was decided in the negative.
Mr. Davidson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled resolutions and bills of the following titles, viz: