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Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was passed.

Mr. Burlingame 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.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the business relating to the Territories

Mr. Grow moved that Thursday and Friday next be set apart for the consideration of territorial business, in lieu of this day and to-morrow, And the question being put,

Yeas............ ....... 133 It was decided in the affirmative,

a , Nays................... 34 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
Garnett B. Adrain
William Allen
John B. Alley
Thomas L. Anderson
William C. Anderson
Elijah Babbitt
Thomas J. Barr
J. R. Barrett
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Reese B. Brabson
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Anson Burlingame
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
John B. Clark
David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
Clark B. Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax
George B. Cooper
Jabez L. M. Curry
Samuel R. Curtis
John G. Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. llolland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Oriis S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank

Mr. Ezra B. French

Daniel W. Gooch
Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
James T. Hale
Andrew J. Hamilton
J. Morrison Harris
John B. Haskin
Robert Hatton
William Helm ck
John Hickman
Charles B. Hoard
William S. Holman
William Howard
George W. Hughes
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
Williain S. Kenyon
David Kilgore
John W. Rillinger
Charles H. Larrabee
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
John A. Logan
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
Charles D. Martin
James B. Mchean
Robert McKnight
William Millward
William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
Sydenham Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Isaac N. Morris
Freeman H. Morse

Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson

William E. Niblack
George W. Palmer
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
James L. Pugh
John H. Reynolds
Alexander H. Rice
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
Charles L. Scott
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
William E Simms
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
James A. Stallworth
Benjamin Stanton
Thaddeus Stevens
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
Lansing Stout
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train
William Vandever
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Edwin H. Webster
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William T. Avery

William Barksdale
Milledge L. Bonham
Alexander R. Boteler
William W. Boyce
Henry C. Burnett
John Cochrane
Burton Craige
Martin J. Crawford
Lucius J. Gartrell
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris

Mr. Joshua Hill

George S. Houston
James Jackson
Albert G. Jenkins
John J. Jones
Lawrence M. Keitt
Peter E. Love
Horace Maynard
John McQueen
Samuel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps

Mr. Roger A. Pryor

James M. Quarles
Thomas Ruffin
Albert Rust
William N. H. Smith
John W. Stevenson
James H Thomas
Clement L. Vallandigham
Zebulon B. Vance
Warren Winslow
John V. Wright.

So the said motion was agreed to.

Mr. Boyce, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be instructed to inquire whether any further legislation be necessary to secure the transportation of the United States mails through the States of North Carolina and South Carolina.

Mr. Hickman, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be authorized to employ a stenographer, at the rate of compensation · paid to the reporters for the Globe, whilst engaged in the examination of witnesses in the investigation of the official conduct of the Hon. John C. Watrous, district judge of the eastern district of the State of Texas.

Mr. Theaker, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:

H. R. 368. An act to provide payment for depredations committed by the whites upon the Shawnee Indians in Kansas Territory.

When
The Speaker signed the same.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hickey, their Chief Clerk:

Mr. Speaker: The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 3d instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 219. An act for the relief of Stewart McGowan.
The Senate have passed bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 95. An act for the relief of Elizabeth Montgomery, heir of Hugh Montgomery;

S. 107. An act to confirm the titles of certain purchasers of school lands in Kansas Territory;

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

S. 223. An act for the relief of J. J. Lints;
S. 225. An act for the relief of Annie D. Reeves;

S. 227. An act for the relief of Laura C. Humber, widow of Charles H. Humber;

ief of Stewart, wing titles, Vheir of Hugh No Washingte building is of the

S. 232. An act for the relief of Frederick L. Colclaser; S. 235. An act for the relief of Willis A. Gorman; S. 237. An act for the relief of J. W. Dyer, A. L. Dyer, and W. W. Dyer;

S. 240. An act to confirm the title of Benjamin E. Edwards to a certain tract of land in the Territory of New Mexico;

S. 241. An act for the relief of McFarland and Downey;
S. 244. An act for the relief of T. A. M. Craven;

S. 273. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of J. E. Martin;

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

S. 268. An act for the relief of Mary K. Guthrie, widow of Presley N. Guthrie;

S. 255. An act for the relief of Elias Yulee, late receiver of public moneys at Olympia, in Washington Territory;

S. 253. An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Wetonsaw, son of James Conner; and

S. 245. An act for the relief of Sweeny, Rittenhouse, Fant & Company; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The Senate have agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the Senate (S. 192) authorizing the corporation of Washington city to make a loan and issue stock for two hundred thousand dollars for building a market-house.

I am also directed to notify the House of the orders of the Senate to print certain documents.

Mr. Sherman submitted the following resolution, 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. 338) to provide for the payment of outstanding treasury notes, to authorize a loan, to regulate and fix the duties on imports, and for other purposes, shall cease at 1 o'clock p. m. to morrow, 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 shall have been agreed to by the committee.

Pending which, Mr. Houston moved to amend the same by striking out the words "1 o'clock p. m. to-morrow," and inserting in lieu thereof the words " 2 o'clock p. m. on Wednesday next."

And the question being put,
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It was decided in the negative, },
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Yeas................... 62 " was decided me nogave, ) Nays....... ........ 108 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. William Allen

Mr. William W. Boyce Mr. Martin J. Crawford
Thomas L. Anderson
John C. Burch

Jabez L. M. Curry
John D. Ashmore
John B. Clark

John G. Davis
William T. Avery
David Clopton

Henry L. Dawes
William Barksdale

Williamson R. W. Cobb Thomas B. Florence
Thomas J. Barr
John Cochrane

Stephen C. Foster
J. R. Barrett
Samuel S. Cox

Lucius J. Gartrell
Milledge L. Bonham
James Craig

Andrew J. Hamilton

Mr. John T. Harris

Mr. John A. McClernand Mr. Jetur R. Riggs
William S. Holman
John McQueen

Thomas Ruffin
George S. Houston
W. Porcher Miles

Albert Rust
William Howard
John S. Millson

Charles L. Scott
George W. Hughes
William Montgomery

William E. Simms
James Jackson
Isaac N. Morris

Otho R. Singleton
Albert G. Jenkins
Freeman H. Morse

Daniel E. Somes
John J. Jones
William E. Niblack

James H. Thomas
Lawrence M. Keitt
Samuel O. Peyton

John W. H. Underwood
John M. Landrum
John S. Phelps

Clement L. Vallandigham
Charles H. Larrabee
Roger A. Pryor

Samuel H. Woodson.
Peter E. Love
James L. Pugh

John V. Wright.
Charles D. Martin

John H. Reagan
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. Charles F. Adams Mr. Daniel W. Gooch Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson
Green Adams
Galusha A Grow

Abraham B. Olin
Garnett B. Adrain
John A. Gurley

Albert G. Porter
Cyrus Aldrich
James T. Hale

John F. Potter
John B. Alley

Thomas Hardeman, jr. James M. Quarles
William C. Anderson
J. Morrison Harris

John H. Reynolds
James M. Ashley
John B. Haskin

Christopher Robinson
Elijah Babbitt
Robert Hatton

Homer E. Royce
John A. Bingham
William Helmick

John Schwartz
Harrison G. Blake
John Hickman

Charles B Sedgwick
Reese B. Brabson
Joshua Hill

John Sherman
William D. Brayton
James Humphrey

William N. H. Smith
Francis M. Bristow
John Hutchins

Francis E. Spinner
James Buffinton
William Irvine

William Stewart
Anson Burlingame
Benjamin F. Junkin

William B. Stokes
Alfred A. Burnham
Francis W. Kellogg

Lansing Stout
Martin Butterfield
William Kellogg

John L. N. Stration
James H. Campbell
William S. Kenyon

Mason W. Tappan
Luther C. Carter
David Kilgore

Eli Thayer
Charles Case
John W. Killinger

Thomas C. Theaker
Schuyler Colfax
De Witt C. Leach

Cydnor B. Tompkins
Roscoe Conkling
James M. Leach

Charles R. Train
John Covode
M. Lindley Lee

Carey A. Trimble
Samuel R. Curtis

Henry C. Longnecker Zebulon B. Vance
H. Winter Davis
Dwight Loomis

William Vandever
Charles Delano
Owen Lovejoy

John P. Verree
R. Holland Duell
Robert Mallory

Edward Wade
W. McKee Dunn
Gilman Marston

E. P. Walton
Sidney Edgerton
Horace Maynard

Cadwalader C. Washburn
Thomas M. Edwards
James B. McKean

Ellibu B. Washburne
Thomas D. Eliot
Robert McKnight

Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Ely
William Millward

Edwin H. Webster
John F. Farnsworth
Laban T. Moore

Alfred Wells
Orris S. Ferry
James K. Moorhead

William Windom
Augustus Frank
Justin S. Morrill

John Wood
Ezra B. French
Edward Joy Morris

John Woodruff.
So the said amendment was disagreed to.
The question then recurring on the resolution of Mr. Sherman,

Mr. Houston moved that it be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question again recurred on the resolution of Mr. Sherman.
And being put,
It was decided in the affirmative.
So the said resolution was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Haskin,
Ordered, That the consideration of the resolution of the House
(H. Res. 22) in relation to the public printing be postponed until
Wednesday next, after the expiration of the morning hour.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some

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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. 338) to provide for the payment of outstanding treasury notes, to authorize a loan, to regulate and fix the duties on imports, and for other purposes, had come to no resolution thereon.

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 5th instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

H. R. 660. An act supplemental to an act entitled "An act provid. ing 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.

Mr. Jones moved that the journal of Saturday last be corrected, by striking out so much thereof as states that the bill of the House (H. R. 374) for the relief of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church was reported from the Committee of the Whole House, and also by striking out the subsequent proceedings of the House upon the said bill.

Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Jones, at 5 o'clock and 49 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 1860. The following petitions were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit:

By Mr. William Smith: The petition of James McLearer, praying for a pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, the petition of Clement Sewall-heretofore referred December 16, 1828; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

By Mr. Barr: The petition of John D. Clark and others, praying for the incorporation of the " Catholic Beneficial Total Abstinence Association of the District of Columbia;" which was referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

By Mr. McClernand: The petition of Henry James, praying for indemnity for spoliations committed on his property in the Territory of Kansas;

Also, the petition of George A. Dunlap, praying for relief.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Claims.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hickey, their Chief Clerk: Mr. Speaker: The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did, on the 7th instant, approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 73. An act for the relief of Mrs. Anne M. Smith, widow of the late Brevet Major General Persifer F. Smith; Mrs. Harriet B. Macomb, widow of Major General Alexander Macomb; and Mrs. Arabella Reily, widow of Brevet Major General Bennet Reily.

I am directed to notify the House of the orders of the Senate to print, certain documents.

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