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consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 73) entitled "An act for the relief of Mrs. Anne M. Smith, widow of the late Brevet Major General Persifer F. Smith, Mrs. Larriet B. Macomb, widow of Major General Alexander Macomb, and Mrs. Arabella Reily, widow of Brevet Major General Bennet Reily, reported on Friday last from the Committee on Invalid Pensions with amendments, the pending question, when the House adjourned on that day, being on the demand for the previous question.

When

The previous question was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said amendments were disagreed to.

Pending the question on its third reading,

Mr. William Smith moved that the bill be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the third reading of the bill,
It was ordered to be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time.
The question then recurred on its passage.
And being put,

Yeas ................... 83 It was decided in the affirmative,

1 Nays .................. 53 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr Charles F. Adams

Grero Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
John A. Bingham
Harrison G. Blake
Alexander R. Boteler
Reese B Brabson
William D. Brayton
George Briggs
James Buffinton
Anson Burlingame
Martin Butter field
James H. Campbell
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
George B. Cooper
John Covode
Samuel R. Curtis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
Thom's M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Orris S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence

Mr Stephen C. Foster

Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
John A. Gurley
Andrew J. Hamilton
J. Morrison Harris
Robert Hatton
George S. Hawkins
William Helmick
William Howard
George W. Hughes
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
Dwight Loomis
William B. Maclay
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
Charles D. Martin
Horace Maynard
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson

Mr. John J. McRae

Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Isaac N. Morris
Thomas A. R. Nelson
George W. Palme-
John U. Pettit
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwarz
Charles L. Scott
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
Francis E. Spinner
William B. Stokes
Mason W. Tappan
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
E P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
John Woodrufl'.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

Thomas L. Anderson John D Ashmore William T. Avery

Mr. Thomas J. Barr

William W. Boyce
Francis M. Bristow
John Corey

Mr. Williamson R. W. Cobb

Schuyler Colfax
Martin J Crawford
Jabez L. M Curry

Mr. W. McKee Dunn

William 1. English
Lucius J. Gartrell
John T. Harris
Charles B. Hoard
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
Jamis Humphrey
John Hutchins
Albert G Jenkins
John J. Jones
Lawrence M. Keitt
David Kilgore
John W. Killinger

Mr. Shelton F. Leake

Peter E. Love
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Willson
Sydenham Moore
William E. Niblack
John W. No-11
George H. Pendleton
John S. Phelps
Albert G. Porter
Roger A. Pryor
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs

Mr. Thomas Ruffin

John Sherman
Otho R. Single'on
William Smith
James A. Stallworth
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
Carey A Trimble
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Henry Waldron
Warren Winslow
John V. Wright.

So the bill was passed.

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.

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

The Speaker then proceeded, as the regular order of business, to call the committees for reports of a private nature

When

Mr. Charles D. Martin, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of William Sutton, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 666) 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. Brabson, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, to whom was referred the petition of Samuel Gibbs, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 667) granting him a pension; 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.

Jr. Francis W. Kellogg, from the same committee, reported a bill (H. R. 668) granting a pension to Margaret Watts, widow of Alexander Watts, accompanied by a report in writing; 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. Florence, from the same committee, reported a bill (H. R. 669) granting a pension to Frederick Schaum, accompanied by a report in writing; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for tomorrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Stokes, from the same committee, made adverse reports upon the petitions of Michael L. Bailey, Rudolph J. Shoemaker, Daniel Reynolds, and Maurice R. Simmons; which were severally laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Foster, from the same committee reported bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 670. A bill granting an increase of pension to William G. Bernard, late a soldier in the United States army;

H. R. 671. A bill granting a pension to Mrs. Adelia C. Place, widow of Lieutenant Charles W. Place, of the United States navy;

H. R. 672. A bill granting an increase of pension to Mary Perrigo, widow of Frederick Perrigo;

H. R. 673. A bill granting a pension to William M. S. Riley;
H. R. 674. A bill for the relief of Edwin W. Jones;
H. R. 675. A bill granting a pension to Sparhawk Parsons; and

H. R. 676. A bill for the relief of Joseph Pike; 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. Foster, from the same committee, made adverse reports upon the petitions of Sarah Post, Abraham Richards, Abel M. Bryant, John S. Livermore, Asa Pratt, William Patterson, and Margaret Doig; which were severally laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Burnham, from the Committee on Patents, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 238) for the relief of M. C. Gritzner, reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Tappan, from the Committee of Claims, to whom were referred bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

S. 111. An act for the relief of Aaron H. Palmer;
S. 373. An act for the relief of William P. Bowhay; and

S. 189. An act for the relief of Franklin Peale; reported the same severally without amendment, accompanied by reports in writing thereon.

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 reports be printed.

Mr. Tappan, from the same committee, to whom was referred the petition of Ephraim Hunt, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 677) 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. Walton, from the same committee, to whom was referred the joint resolution (H. Res. 4) in relation to the accounts of William Hazzard Wigg, reported the same with a recommendation that it do not pass, accompanied by an adverse report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said resolution be laid on the table, and that the report be printed.

Mr. Walton, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 191) to provide for the quieting of certain land titles in the late disputed territory in the State of Maine, and for other purposes, reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered. That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and that the bill and report be printed; and that leave be granted to the minority of said committee to submit their views thereon, and when submitted that the same be printed.

Mr. Maynard, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 113) for the relief of Eli W. Goff, reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

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

On motion of Mr. Hutchins, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of Enoch Moore and James Young, and that the same be laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Sydenham Moore, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petitions of Lizur B. Canfield, administrator of Colonel Daniel Brown, and of the heir of William Hodges; and that the same be laid on the table.

Mr. Sydenham Moore, from the same committee, reported a joint resolution and bill of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 37. A joint resolution to authorize the Postmaster General to settle the accounts of Captain J. H. Estes; and

H. R. 678. A bill for the relief of Samuel Perry; accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which resolution and bill 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 resolution, bill, and reports ordered to be printed.

On motion of Mr. Vandever, Ordered, That the Committee on Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of the Emigrant Agricultural and Manufacturing Association of Mantan, Kansas; and that the same be referred to the Committee on Manufactures.

On motion of Mr. Trimble, Ordered, That the Committee on Public Lands be discharged from the further consideration of the following petitions, and that the same be laid on the table, viz: Lois Blodgett, heir of Arba Blodgett, deceased; Nathaniel Enos, John McGarvey, Stephen P. Lamb, and Joseph Binden, jr.

Mr. Maynard, from the Committee of Claims, to whom were referred bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

S. 130. An act for the relief of Richard Fitzpatrick; and

S. 209. An act for the relief of Thomas Allen; reported the same severally without amendment.

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

Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, from the Commit.ee for the District of Columbia, to whom were referred bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

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

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

S. 287. An act to incorporate the National Gallery and School of Arts in the District of Columbia; and

S. 200. An act directing the conveyance of a lot of ground for the use of the public schools of Washington city; reported the same severally without amendment.

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

Mr. Carter, from the same committee, reported a bill (H. R. 679) to reimburse the corporation of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia, a sum of money advanced towards the construction of the Little Falls bridge, accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. William Kellogg, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the petition of Gottleib Scheerer, reported a bill (H. R. 680) for his relief; which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

Mr. William Smith made the point of order that it was not competent at this time to entertain the question of its engrossment.

The Speaker overruled the said point of order..
From this decision of the Chair Mr. William Smith appealed.
Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Vandever,
Ordered, That the appeal be laid on the table.
The question then recurring on its engrossment,

Mr. William Kellogg 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. William Kellogg 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.

Mr. Charles D. Martin, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 219) for the relief of Stewart McGowan, reported the same without amendment.

Pending the question on its third reading,

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

It was accordingly read the third time, and, under the operation of the previous question, passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Vandever 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.

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