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So the amendment to the amendment was agreed to.

Under the further operation of the previous question the amendment as amended was agreed to, and the bill ordered to be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

Mr. J. Morrison Harris moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass ?

Yeas

118 And it was decided in the affirmative,

50 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
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
Thomas L. Anderson
William C. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery
Thomas J. Barr
j. R. Barrett
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
Thomas S. Bocock

Mr. Alexander R. Boteler

Lawrence O'B. Branch
William D. Brayton
Francis M, Bristow
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
Luther C. Carter
Horace F. Clark
John B. Clark
David Clopton
Clark B. Cochrane
John Cochrane
Roscoe Conkling

Mr. John Covode

Burton Craige
Jabez L. M. Curry
H. Winter Davis
John G. Divis
Daniel C. De Jarnette
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. Mckee Dunn
Henry A. Edmundson
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Thomas B. Florence

Mr. Philip B. Fouke

Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
J. Morrison Harris
George S. Hawkins
Joshua Hill
Charles B. Hoard
William S. Holman
George W. Hughes
James Humphrey
William Irvine
James Jackson
Albert G. Jenkins
Lawrence M. Keitt
Lucius Q C. Lamar
Charles H. Larrabee
Dwight Loomis
Peter E. Love
William B. Maclay
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
Robert McKnight
John J. McRae

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Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

Charles L. Beale
Reese B. Brabson
John Carey
Williamson R. W. Cobb
Schuyler Colfax
Samuel S. Cox
Sidney Edgerton
Emerson Etheridge
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Lucius J. Gartrell
Galusha A Grow
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris
Robert Hattou
William Helmick

Mr. George S. Houston

William A. Howard
Johu Hutchins
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
DeWitt C. Leach
James M. Leach
Owen Lovejoy
Charles D. Martin
Horace Maynard
Edward McPherson
Justin S. Morrill
Freeman H. Morse
John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
James M. Quarles

Mr. John H. Reagan

Jetur R. Riggs
Thomas Ruffin
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Benjamin Stanton
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Zebulon B. Vance
Edward Wade
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
William Windom
John V. Wright.

So the bill was passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the amendment of the House thereto.

Mr. J. Morrison Harris 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. Theaker, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 58. An act for the relief of George B. Bacon, late acting purser of the sloop-of-war Portsmouth;

S. 59. An act for the relief of Samuel A. West, George McCullough, Hiram McCullough, and Charles Pendergrast;

S. 60. An act for the relief of Mrs. Ann Scott;

S. 62. An act to amend the "Act to incorporate the Provident Association of Clerks in the civil departments of the government of the United States in the District of Columbia;'

S. 74. An act for the relief of Edward N. Kent;

S. 245. An act for the relief of Sweeny, Rittenhouse, Fant & Company.

When
The Speaker signed the same.

On motion of Mr. Aldrich, (the rules having been suspended for that parpose,) the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 28) for the relief of A. M. Fridley, late agent for the Winnebago Indians, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said resolution be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Orderd, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Aldrich 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.

Mr. Ruffin moved, at 5 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 113) making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers, reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Branch moved that the vote by wbich the said bill was committed 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. Ellihu B. Washburne, by unanimous consent, the Committee on Commerce were discharged from the further consideration of sundry petitions, memorials, resolutions, &c., on the subject of river and harbor improvements, and also of the following bills, viz:

H. R. 333. A bill for continuing and completing the improvement of the navigation of the Patapsco river, and to render the port of Baltimore accessible to the war steamers of the United States;

H. R. 211. A bill for the repair of the United States ship piers at Chester, Newcastle, and Port Penn, on the Delaware river;

H. R. 10. A bill for the improvement of the Taunton river, in the State of Massachusetts;

H. R. 17. A bill making an appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson river, at and near Albany, in the State of New York;

H. R. 473. A bill making an appropriation of $75,000 for the repair and improvement of the harbor of Buffalo;

H. R. 40. A bill making an appropriation for the continuation of the improvement of the harbor of Charlotte, at the mouth of the Genesee river, near Rochester, in the State of New York;

H. R. 34. A bill making an appropriation for the protection and improvement of the harbor of Erie;

H. R. 74. A bill making an appropriation for the repair of the harbor at the mouth of the Grand river, in the county of Lake, in the State of Ohio;

H. R. 474. A bill to authorize the improvement of the navigation of the St. Clair flats, in the State of Michigan;

H. R. 140. A bill making an appropriation for the improvement of the harbor at Marquette, Michigan;

H. R. 73. A bill making an appropriation for the repair of the harbor at the mouth of the Cuyahoga river, in the State of Ohio;

H. R. 650. A bill making an appropriation for the completion of the harbor at the mouth of Grand river, in the State of Michigan;

H. R. 109. A bill making an appropriation to protect and repair the harbor at Chicago, Illinois;

H. R. 164. A bill making an appropriation for the protection and preservation of the harbor at Kenosha, on Lake Michigan;

H. R. 165. A bill making an appropriation for the protection and preservation of the harbor at Racine, on Lake Michigan;

H. R. 166. A bill making an appropriation for the protection and preservation of the harbor at Milwaukie, on Lake Michigara;

H. R. 297. A bill to remove obstructions in the Bayou La Fourche, in the State of Louisiana;

H. R. 561. A bill for the improvement of the Harlem river and Spuyten Duyvel creek, in the county of New York;

H. R. 610. A bill to authorize the payment to the State of New York the expenses of the construction of the breakwater at Buffalo and Oswego;

H. R. 651. A bill making an appropriation for the improvement of the harbor at the mouth of the Muskegon river, in the State of Michigan;

H. R. 649. A bill making an appropriation for the completion of the harbor at the mouth of Black river, in the county of Ottawa and State of Michigan;

H. R. 648. A bill making an appropriation for the completion of the harbor at the mouth of St. Joseph's river, in the State of Michigan;

H. R. 139. A bill making an appropriation for the improvement of Saginaw river, in the State of Michigan;

H. R. 227. A bill for the construction of a mole or pier upon the shore of the Delaware bay, opposite the breakwater;

H. R. 188. A bill for the improvement of the Columbia river;

H. R. 30. A bill to provide for the improvement of the navigation of the Ohio river; and

H. R. 148. A bill making an appropriation for the deepening and improving the channel on the bar at the entrance of Sabine bay, and for improving the port at Sabine Pass, in the State of Texas.

Ordered, That the said bills be laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Olin, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 695) for the relief of Asenath M. Elliott, widow of Captain Edward G. Elliott; and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill 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. Olin 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. Noell moved that the rules be suspended, so as to discharge the Committee of the Whole House from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 118) to confirm certain private land claims in the State of Missouri.

Pending which,

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

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 1860.

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

By Mr. Wells: The petition of George W. Samson, praying compensation for the services of his father, Captain Simeon Samson, during the war of the revolution; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

By Mr. Taylor: The memorial of William C. Barney, E. Lockwood, and others, praying Congress to establish a line of mail steamships between New Orleans and Bordeaux; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Cobb: The petition of citizens of the State of Alabama, praying for a law granting alternate sections of land to the Selma and Gulf Railroad Company, of said State; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

By Mr. Hughes: The memorial of John B. Morrell, praying Congress to adopt his plan for the permanent pavement of Pennsylvania avenue; which was referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

By Mr. Bristow: The petition of the heirs of Richard T. Maynorheretofore referred December 15, 1857; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Florence: The memorial of J. L. Harper, praying for a pension for services rendered in the war of 1812; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Phelps: Three memorials of citizens of the State of Missouri, praying for additional pay to A. J. Burden for carrying the mail between Springfield and Neosho; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. · Mr. Dawes, from the Committee of Elections, made a report in the case of Frank P. Blair, jr., contesting the right of J. Richard Barrett to a seat in this House as a member of the 36th Congress from the 1st congressional district of the State of Missouri, accompanied by the following resolutions, viz:

Resolved, That Hon. J. Richard Barrett, is not entitled to a seat

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