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Mr. Reuben E. Fenton

Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
James T. Hale
J. Morrison Harris
John T. Harris
William Helmick
John Hickman
James Humphrey
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John W. Killinger
D-Witt C. Leach
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis

Mr. Owen Lovejoy

Robert Mallory
James B. McKean
Edward McPherson
William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Freeman H. Morse
George W. Palmer
John F. Potter
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Thaddeus Stevens

Mr. William Stewart

Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Cydnor B. Tompking
Charles R. Train
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

So the House refused to adjourn.
Mr. Pettit moved that there be a call of the House.
Pending which,

Mr. Florence moved, at 7 o'clock and 25 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn.

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative, 3

Yeas................... 54

Nays................... 71 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

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Mr. William Millward

William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman A. Morse
George W. Palmer
John F. Potter
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson

Mr. Homer E. Royce

John Schwartz
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train

Mr. William Vandever

John P. Verree
Henry Waldron
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

So the House again refused to adjourn.
The question then recurring on the motion of Mr. Pettit,
The yeas and nays were ordered thereon.
And then,

On motion of Mr. Phelps, at 7 o'clock and 55 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 1860.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the motion heretofore submitted by Mr. Jones to correct the journal of Saturday lastAfter debate,

On motion of Mr. Buffinton,
Ordered, That the said motion be laid upon the table.
On motion of Mr. John Cochrane, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 21) for the simplification and codification of the existing revenue laws of the United States, and for other purposes, be postponed until the 3d Tuesday in December next, and that the same he made the special order for that day.

Mr. Hamilton, by unanimous consent, submitted his views as a minority of the select committee on the Pacific railroad; which were ordered to be printed.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hickey, their Chief Clerk :

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

S. Res. 35. A resolution providing for the observation of the eclipse of the sun which will occur on the 18th day of July next; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

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 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.

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 time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Israel Washburn, jr., reported that the committee having, accordirg 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

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and fix the duties on imports and for other purposes, had found itself without a quorum, and that he had caused the roll to be called, when it appeared that the following named members were absent, viz:

Garnett B. Adrain, John D. Ashmore, Elijah Babbitt, William Barksdale, Thomas J. Barr, J. R. Barrett, Charles L. Beale, Thomas S. Bocock, Alexander R. Boteler, John E. Bouligny, William W. Boyce, Reese W. Brabson, George Briggs, John Y. Brown, Silas M. Burroughs, Horace F. Clark, John B. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, Williamson R. W. Cobb, Clark B. Cochrane, George B. Cooper, Thomas Corwin, James Craig, Martin J. Crawford, Thomas G. Davidson, John G. Davis, Reuben Davis, William H. Dimmick, Henry A. Edmundson, William H. English, John F. Farnsworth, Philip B. Fouke, Ezra B. French, John A. Gilmer, James H. Graham, Chapin Hall, Andrew J. Hamilton, Thomas Hardeman, jr., J. Morrison Harris, John B. Haskin, Robert Hatton, George S. Hawkins, John Hickman, Joshua Hill, Thomas C. Hindman, Charles B. Hoard, James Jackson, Albert G. Jenkins, Lawrence M. Keitt, William S. Kenyon, Charles H. Larrabee, James M. Leach, John A. Logan, William B. Maclay, Robert Mallory, Charles D. Martin, Elbert S. Martin, Horace Maynard, John A. McClernand, John McQueen, John J. McRae, Isaac N. Morris, Thomas A. R. Nelson, William E. Niblack, John T. Nixon, John W. Noell, Abraham B. Olin, George W. Palmer, John J. Perry, John U. Pettit, Emory B. Pottle, James M. Quarles, John H. Reynolds, Albert Rust, Daniel E. Sickles, Otho R. Singleton, William Smith, William N. H. Smith, Elbridge G. Spaulding, James A. Stewart, William B. Stokes, Mason W. Tappan, Miles Taylor, Eli Thayer, Thomas C. Theaker, Carey A. Trimble, John W. H. Underwood, William Vandever, Charles H. Van Wyck, Henry Waldron, Edwin H. Webster, James Wilson, Warren Winslow, and Samuel H. Woodson.

A quorum having appeared,

The House again resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some 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.

On motion of Mr. Reagan, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That leave be granted for the withdrawal from the files of the House of the petitions and claims of certain citizens of Texas for relief, on account of depredations committed by the Comanches and other Indians on the borders of said State, for the purpose of reference in the Senate. The said papers were thereupon handed to Mr. Reagan.

On motion of Mr. Phelps, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the pending amendments to 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, be printed.

And then,
On motion of Mr. Logan, at 7 o'clock p. m., the House adjourned.

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1860.

The following petitions, memorials, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit:

By Mr. Isaac I. Stevens: The petition of Simpson P. Moses-heretofore referred December 22, 1858; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Brayton: The petition of Clarissa Peck, widow of William F. Wheeler, praying for a pension for services rendered by her hus. band in the war of 1812; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Parrott: Five petitions of citizens of the Territory of Kansas, praying for a mail-route from Atchison to Denver City; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Isaac I. Stevens: The memorial of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, praying for an appropriation of two hundred and forty dollars to George House, jr., for services rendered as enrolling and engrossing clerk of said legislature;

Also, the resolution of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, praying for extra pay for members and officers of said legislature.

Ordered, That the said memorial and resolution be referred to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Isaac I. Stevens: The resolution of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, relative to an amendment of the laws regulating the donation of public lands;

Also, the resolution of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, relative to a geological survey of said Territory by the general government.

Ordered, That the said resolutions be referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

By Mr. Isaac I. Stevens: The memorial of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, relative to the war debt of the Territory of Washington and the State of Oregon; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. .

Also, the memorial of the legislature of the Territory of Washington, relative to the Indian agency of Washington and Oregon; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By Mr. Ashley: Four petitions of citizens of the State of Ohio, relative to certain mail-routes therein named; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Also, the petition of two hundred citizens of the State of Ohio, praying for a law to prevent the monopoly of the public lands; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

Mr. Etheridge, by unanimous consent, submitted the following reso. lution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That after Saturday next this House meet each day at 11 o'clock a. m.

Mr. Burch, by unanimous consent, presented joint resolutions of the legislature of the State of California, relative to certain mail-routes; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Also, in regard to floating the 16th and 36th sections donated for school purposes, and in regard to the establishment of a new land district at Red Bluff, in said State; which were referred to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed.

On motion of Mr. Hickman, Ordered, That the report of the Committee on the Judiciary on the protest of the President of the United States against certain proceedings of the House of Representatives be postponed until Wednesday next.

On motion of Mr. Hickman, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That leave be granted to the Committee on the Judiciary to hold their sitting during the sitting of the House, pending the consideration of the case of Judge John C. Watrous.

This day having been set apart for the consideration of territorial business,

The Speaker proceeded to call the committees for reports relating to the Territories.

When

Mr. Vandever, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported a bill (H. R. 700) granting alternate sections of the public lands to aid in the construction of certain railroads in the Territory or future State of Kansas; which was read a first and second time, recommitted to the Committee on Public Lands, and ordered to be printed.

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

Mr. Vandever, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 90) to create an additional land district in Washington Territory, reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Vandever 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 bill.

Mr. John G. Davis, from the same committee, reported a bill (H. R. 701) granting alternate sections of the public lands to aid in the construction of certain railroads in the Territory of Nebraska; which was read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Burnett moved that the vote by which the said bill was com

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