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Mr. Stephen C. Foster
Mr. James B. McKean
Mr. John Sherman
William N. H. Smith
Those who voted in the negative are
Mr. William Allen
Mr. William S. Holman Thomas L. Anderson
George S. Houston John D. Ashmore
William Howard William T. Avery
George W. Hughes J. R. Barrett
James Jackson Milledge L. Bonham
Albert G. Jenkins Henry C. Burnett
John J. Jones Luther C. Carter
Jacob M. Kunkel
Charles H. Larrabee
Shelton F. Leake
John A. Logan Marin J. Crawford
Peter E. Love Jabez L. M. Curry
William B. Maclay Henry A. Edmundson Charles D. Martin Thomas B Florence
John McQueen Lucius J. Gartrell
John J. McRae Thomas Hardeman, jr. Sydenham Moore John T. Harris
Mr. John W. Noell
George H. Pendleton
So the resolution was 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 joint resolution.
On motion of Mr. Thaddeus Stevens, by unanimous consent, Ordered. That an amendment proposed to be submitted by him (when in order) to the amendment of Mr. Taylor to the bill of the House (H. R. 114) further to provide for the safety of passengers on vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam be printed.
A message was received from the President of the United States, by J. Buchanan, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did, on the 13th instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:
H. R. 31. An act for the relief of Charles Knap.
the committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:
H. R. 213. An act to incorporate the United States Agricultural Society; and
S. 42. An act for the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Mark Elisha. When The Speaker signed the same.
Mr. Webster, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 659) to provide for the appointment of a commission to ascertain and recommend a proper site for a national foundry; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Militia.
On motion of Mr. John Cochrane, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 92) authorizing the courts to adjudicate the claim of the legal representatives of the Sieur de Bonne and of the Chevalier de Repentigny to certain land at the Sault Ste. Marie, in the State of Michigan, and the House proceeded to its consideration.
Ordered, That the said bill be read the third time.
Mr. John Cochrane moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed 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. Isaac N. Morris, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 228) for the relief of Valentine Wehrheim, and the House proceeded to its consideration.
Pending the question on its third reading,
Mr. Isaac N. Morris moved to amend the same by striking out in the 7th line the word “sixteen,” and inserting in lieu thereof the words "twenty-five.”
Mr. Isaac N. Morris 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 read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said amendment.
Mr. Isaac N. Morris moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.
Mr. Hughes moved that the rules Le suspended, so as to take from the Speaker's table the bill of the Senate (S. 344) to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act entiled 'An act to establish a criminal court in the District of Columbia;'” which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.
Mr. Briggs moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to introduce a joint resolution concerning the accounts of David A. Bokee, late naval officer of the port of New York, now deceased.
And the question being put, it was decided in the negative-twothirds not voting in favor thereof.
Mr. Hickman, the rules having been suspended for that purpose, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill (H. R. 660) supplemental to an act entitled "An act providing for the taking of the seventh and subsequent censuses of the United States, and to fix the number of the members of the House of Representatives and provide for the future apportionment among the several States," approved May 23, 1850; which was read a first and second time.
Pending the question on its engrossment, After debate, Mr. Phelps 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 and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.
Mr. Hickman moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.
Mr. Bonham submitted the following preamble and resolution, viz: Whereas this House, on the 21st day of February, 1860, resolved
"that the Superintendent of the Capitol extension be directed to remove the present benches from the hall and replace the old chairs and desks, adopting substantially the original arrangement thereof, but having regard to any reduction of space occupied by them without interfering with the convenience of the arrangement:'' Therefore,
Resolved, That when this House adjourns on Friday next, it stand adjourned till Tuesday, the 1st of May, in order that the foregoing resolution may be carried into effect; and that a message be sent to the Senate asking their consent to such adjournment.
Mr. Conkling moved, at 4 o'clock and 20 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.
Mr. Aldrich, by unanimous consent, submitted the views of a minority of the select committee on the Pacific railroad; which were ordered to be printed.
The question then recurring on the demand for the previous ques. tion, it was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.
Mr. Israel Washburn, jr., moved, at 4 o'clock and 25 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.
Mr. Conkling moved that the resolution of Mr. Bonham be laid on the table.
And the question being put,
Yeas ................... 79 It was decided in the negative,
.... 88 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Charles F. Adams
Mr. Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
Mr. Abraham B. Olin
George W. Palmer
Those who voted in the negative areMr. Garnett B. Adrain Mr. Andrew J. Hamilton Thomas L Anderson
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
J. Morrison Harris
John T. Harris
William S Holman
Gecrge W. Hughes
Albert G. Jenkins
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
James M Lfach
John A. Logan
Henry C. Longnecker
Charles D. Martin
John J. McRae
James K. Moorhead
William E Niblack
John W. Noell
John S. Phelps
John F. Potter
Mr Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
So the House refused to lay the resolution on the table.
Mr. Conkling moved,' at 4 o'clock and 55 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn. And the question being put,
Yeas................... 73 It was decided in the negative, 3,
s | Nays ................... 91 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are-
George H. Pendleton
John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
Emory B. Pottle
Alexander H. Rice
Homer E. Royce
Charles B. Sedgwick
Henry C. Longnecker Daniel E. Somes
William B. Stokes
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A. Trimble
John P. Verree
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Israel Washburn, jr.
Those who voted in the negative areMr. Garnett B Adrain Mr.James T. Hale Thomas L. Anderson
Andrew J. Hamilton William C. Anderson
Thomas Hardeman, jr. John D. Ashm 're
John T. Harris William T. Avery
Robert Hatton Elijah Babbitt
John Hickman Harrison G. Blake
Joshua Hill Milledge L. Bonham
William S Holman
George W. Hughes
Albert G. Jenkins
Lawrence M. Keitt John Carey
William Kellogg Luther C. Carter
William S. Kenyon Charles C 18e
Lucius Q C. Lamar Horace F. Clark
James M. Leich John B. Clark
John A. Logan Williamson R. W Cobb Robert Mallory John Cochrane
Horace Maynard George B. Cooper
Robert Mcknight James Craig
John J. McRae Burton Craiye
William Millward Jabez L. M. Curry
William Montgomery Samuel R. Curtis
Laban T. Moore Daniel C. De Jarnette Sydenham Moore Henry A. Edmundson James K. Moorhead Thomas B. Florence
Thomas A. R. Nelson, Stephen C. Foster
William E. Niblack Philip B. Fouke
John W. Noell Lucins J. Gartrell
John S. Phelps John A. Gilmer
Mr. John F. Potter
Roger A. Pryor