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

Mr. Speaker : 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 House (H. R. 5) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending June 30, 1861.

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 26th instant, approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz: ' H. R. 4. An act making appropriations for the consular and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1861, and for other purposes;

H. R. 239. An act for the relief of George F. Brott;

H. R. 637. An act to settle the titles to certain lands set apart for the use of certain half-breed Kansas Indians in Kansas Territory; and

H. R. 706. An act to authorize the President of the United States, in conjunction with the State of California, to run and mark the boundary line, between the Territories of the United States and the State of California.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the bill of the House (H. R. 646) to secure contracts and make provision for the safe, certain, and more speedy transportation, by railroad, of mails, troops, munitions of war, military and naval stores, between the Atlantic States and those of the Pacific, and for other purposes, heretofore made the special order for this day and to-morrow

Mr. Corwin moved that the consideration of the special order for to-day be postponed until Thursday next.

After debate,

Mr. Farnsworth moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the special order be postponed ? And it was decided in the negative, 3

Yeas ................. 57

Ne, Nays................. 118 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. Garnett B. Adrain

Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
Elijah Babbitt
Thomas J. Barr
Alexander R. Boteler
Reese B Brabson
William D. Brayton
Anson Burlingame
John Carey
Charles Case
John Cochrane
Thomas Corwin
John Covode
Samuel S. Cox
H. Winter Davis
John G. Davis
W. McKee Dunn

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot

Emerson Etheridge
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
James T. Hale
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
William Helmick
Joshua Hill
George W. Hughes
William Irvine
Albert G. Jenkins
Benjamin F. Junkin
De Witt C. Leach
James M. Leach
William Montgomery
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris

Mr. John W. Noell

John F. Potter
John H. Reynolds
Christopher Robinson
Hower E. Royce
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
Benjamin Stanton
William B. Stokes
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Clement L. Vallandigham
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Israel Washburn, jr.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams Mr John F. Farnsworth
Green Adams

Reuben E. Fenton
William Allen

Orris S. Ferry James M. Ashley

Thomas B. Florence John D. Ashmore

Philip B. Fouke William T. Avery

Lucius J. Gartrell William Barksdale

Daniel W. Gooch J. R. Barrett

James H. Graham John A. Bingham

John A. Gurley Samuel S. Blair

Chapin Hall Harrison G. Blake

Andrew J. Hamilton Milledge L. Bonham

John B Haskin John E. Bouligny

Robert Hatton William W. Boyce

Charles B. Hoard Lawrence O'B. Branch William S. Holman George Briggs

George S. Houston Francis M. Bristow

William Howard James Buffinton

William A. Howard John C. Burch

James Humphrey Alfred A. Burnham

John Hutchins Martin Butterfield

James Jackson Luther C. Carter

Francis W. Kellogg John B. Clark

William Kellogg David Clopton

Jacob M. Kunkel Williamson R. W. Cobb John M. Landrum Clark B. Cochrane

Charles H. Larrabee Schuyler Colfax

John A. Logan Roscoe Conkling

Dwight Loomis James Craig

Peter E. Love Martin J. Crawford

Owen Lovejoy Jabez L. M. Curry

William B. Maclay Sarnuel R. Curtis

Robert Mallory Thomas G. Davidson

Gilman Marston Henry L. Dawes

James B. McKean Daniel C. De Jarnette Robert McKnight Charles Delano

Edward McPherson Sidney Edgerton

John McQueen Henry A. Edmundson John S. Millson Thomas M. Edwards

William Millward Alfred Ely

Mr. Laban T. Moore

James K. Moorhead
Thomas A. R. Nelson
William E. Niblack
John T. Nixon
George II. Pendleton
John U. Petrit
John S. Phelps
Emory B. Pottle he
Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
James C. Robinson
Albert Rust
John Schwartz
Charles L. Scott
John Sherman
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner
Thaddeus Stevens
James A. Stewart
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A. Trimble
John W. H. Underwood
Ellihu B. Washburne
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

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So the motion to postpone was disagreed to.

The House then resumed the consideration of the said bill, the pending question being on the amendment submitted by Mr. Reagan.

Mr. Reagan having withdrawn his said amendment,

Mr. Phelps moved to amend the bill by striking out the words “and by the vicinity of Great Salt Lake" in the first section.

Pending which,
After debate,

On motion of Mr. James Craig, all further debate on the said amendment was closed.

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the negative.
Mr. Reagan submitted the following amendment, viz:

Strike out of the first section the words "and to such persons as a majority of such grantees shall admit as their associates," in the 30th and 31st lines, and insert in lieu thereof the following words: “as trustees for the organization of a company to build the railroad herein provided for.Pending which,

After debate,

On motion of Mr. Cox, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the pending bill be reprinted.

The question then recurred on the amendment submitted by Mr. Reagan.

Pending which,

Mr. Keitt moved, at 3 o'clock and 27 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question again recurred on the amendment submitted by Mr. Reagan.

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

Yeas...................... 71 in the negative, , Nays ........... ....... 79 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

Mr. James T. Hale William Allen

John T. Harris John D. Ashmore

John B. Haskin William T. Avery

Joshua Hill William Barksdale

Charles B. Hoard Thomas J. Barr

William S. Holman Reese B. Brabson

George S. Houston Lawrence O'B. Branch William Howard Francis M. Bristow

George W. Hughes Alfred A. Burnham

Albert G. Jenkins John Carey

Lawrence M. Keitt John B. Clark

Jacob M. Kunkel Williamson R. W. Cobb John M. Landrum John Cochrane

James M. Leach Samuel S. Cox

John A Logan Burton Craige

Robert Mallory Mariin J. Crawford

Horace Maynard Jabez L. M. Curry

John J. McRae John G. Davis

W. Porcher Miles Daniel C. De Jarnette John S. Millson Henry A. Edmundson

Sydenham Moore Thomas B Florence

Edward Joy Morris Lucius J. Gartrell

Isaac N. Morris James H. Graham

Thomas A. R. Nelson

Mr. William E. Niblack

John W. Noell
George H. Pendleton
Roger A. Pryor
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Thomas Ruffin
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
Francis E. Spinner
James A. Stallworth
James A. Stewart
William B. Stokes
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas.
Clement L. Vallandigham
Zebulon B. Vance
William Windom
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Garnett B. Adrain
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
J. R. Barrett
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Martin Butterfield
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
James Craig
Samuel R. Curtis
Charles Delano

Mr. W. McKee Dunn

Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch
John A. Gurley
Chapin Hall
Andrew J. Hamilton
Robert Hatton
William Helmick
William A. Howard
James Humphrey

Mr. John Hutchins

William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
David Kilgore
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
John U. Pettit
Christopher Robinson

Mr. Homer E. Royce

John Schwartz
John Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Benjamin Stanton
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton

Mr. Mason W. Tappan

Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck

Mr. Edward Wade

E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Alfred Wells
John Wood
John Woodruff.

So the said amendment was disagreed to.
Mr. Reagan submitted the following amendment, viz:

In line 34 of the first section strike out the words “themselves or with others as.”

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the negative.
So the said amendment was disagreed to.
Mr. Reagan submitted the following amendment, viz:

Strike out the words “parties herein named,” in line 38 of the first section, and insert in lieu thereof the words " board of directors of said company."

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the negative.
So the said amendment was disagreed to.
Mr. Reagan submitted the following amendment, viz:

Insert after the word "otherwise," in the 38th line, section 1, the following words: “And that the persons herein named be authorized, within three months of the passage of this act, to determine the amount of private capital stock which will be necessary to the completion of this road ; and that they are authorized to open books of subscription for said stock in the cities of New York, St. Louis, and New Orleans, and such other places as they may think proper, and to keep the same open for a term of six months; and at the expiration of said six months the stockholders shall meet at such place as may be agreed on and elect a board of directors, of not less than twenty-five nor more than forty persons, who shall supersede the persons herein named in the control and management of the affairs of said company ; the stock to be taken in shares of one hundred dollars each, and each share to entitle the shareholder to one vote ; and that no person or firm shall be allowed to take more than five hundred thousand dollars of said stock : And provided, further, That five per centum of the amount of stock subscribed shall be paid to the company, in cash, at the time of taking the stock.".

Pending which,
After debate,

On motion of Mr. William Smith, all further debate on the said amendment was closed.

The question was then put, Will the House agree to the said amendment?

Yeas .............. 99 And it was decided in the affirmative,

Os ) Nays ............... 50 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Green Adams

Cyrus Aldrich

Mr. William Allen

Thomas L. Anderson

Mr. William C. Anderson

William Barksdale

Mr. Thomas J. Barr

Mr. Andrew J. Hamilton J. R. Barrett

Thomas Hardeman, jr. John A. Bingham

J. Morrison Harris Harrison G. Blake

Robert Hatton Alexander R. Boteler

William Helmick Reese B. Brabson

Joshua Hill Lawrence O'B. Branch Charles B. Hoard Francis M. Bristow

William S. Holman John C. Burch

George S. Houston Luther C. Carter

William Howard Charles Case

George W. Hughes Horace F. Clark

James Jackson John B. Clark

Jacob M. Kunkel David Clopton

John M. Landrum Williamson R. W. Cobb James M. Leach John Cochrane

John A. Logan Thomas Corwin

Peter E. Love Samuel S. Cox

Owen Lovejoy Burton Craiye

William B. Maclay Martin J. Crawford

Horace Maynard Jabez L. M. Curry

John McQueen John G. Davis

John J. McRae W. McKee Dunn

John S. Millson Henry A. Edmundson William Millward Emerson Etheridge

Sydenham Moore Thomas B. Florence

Justin S. Morrill Muscoe R. H. Garnett Edward Joy Morris Lucius J. Gartrell

Isaac N. Morris John A. Gilmer

Thomas A. R. Nelson James H. Graham

William E. Niblack James T. Hale

John W. Noell

Mr. John U. Pettit

Emory B. Pottle
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Christopher Robinson
James C. Robinson
Homer E. Royce
Thomas Ruffin
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
Francis E Spinner
James A. Stallworth
Benjamin Stanton
James A. Stewart
William B. Stokes
Miles Taylor
Thomas C. Theaker
James H. Thomas
Cydnor B. Tompkins
John W. H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandigham
Zebulon B. Vance
Edward Wade
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
William Windom
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Elijah Babbitt
Smuel S. Blair
William D. Brayton
James Buffinton
Anson Burlingame
Martin Butterfield
John Carey
Samuel R. Curtis
Henry L Dawes
Charles Delano
R, Holland Duell
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
John F. Farnsworth

Mr. Reuben E. Fenton

Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch
John A. Gurley
Chapin Hall
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Dwight Loomis

Mr. Gilman Marston

James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
James K. Moorhead
John T. Nixort
John F. Potter
John Schwartz
John Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
Alfred Wells
John Woodruff.

So the said amendment was agreed to.

Mr. Reagan 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. Noell submitted an additional amendment. Pending which,

Mr. Farnsworth, by unanimous consent, presented a communication from the Board of Trade of the city of Chicago, relative to the reciprocity treaty; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Ashley gave notice, under the rule, of his intention to move

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