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So the House refused to adjourn.
Mr. Boteler moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the main question was ordered to be put.
Mr. Hickman moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.
Mr. Phelps moved, at 3 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.
Mr. Keitt moved that when the House adjourns, it adjourn until Monday next; which motion was disagreed to.
Mr. Winslow moved, at 3 o'clock and 55 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn. And the question being put,
.......... 69 It was decided in the negative, 3
mms Nays................... 90 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. John Hickman
Mr. Robert McKnight
Mr. Francis E. Spinner
So the House again refused to adjourn.
The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Hickman to lay on the table the motion to reconsider. And being put,
Yeas ................... It was decided in the affirmative,
86 ve: ( Nays....
.... 61 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Charles F. Adams
Mr. Thomas D. Eliot
Reuben E. Fenton
Mr. William Montgomery
James K. Moorhead
John P. Verree
Those who voted in the negative are
Mr. William Allen
William T. Avery
Mr. Alexander R. Boteler
John E. Bouligny
Mr. Henry C. Burnett
John B. Clark
Mr. Martin J. Crawford
William H. Dimmick
Mr. John A, Logan
Peter E. Love
Mr. Thomas Ruffin
So the motion to reconsider the vote by which the main question was ordered was laid on the table.
The question again recurring on the amendment of Mr. Cobb to the resolution of Mr. Sherman,
Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, withdrew the resolution sub. mitted by him.
After an explanation by Mr. Houston,
On motion of Mr. Adrain, at 4 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 1860.
On motion of Mr. Peyton,
The roll having been called, the following named members failed to answer to their names, viz:
Thomas L. Anderson, James M. Ashley, John D. Ashmore, Elijah Babbitt, William Barksdale, Charles L. Beale, Samuel S. Blair, Thomas S. Bocock, Reese B. Brabson, Lawrence O'B. Branch, John Y. Brown, Silas M. Burroughs, Horace F. Clark, Sherrard Clemens, Clark B. Cochrane, Roscoe Conkling, Samuel S. Cox, H. Winter Davis, Daniel C. De Jarnette, William H. Dimmick, R. Holland Duell, Thomas M. Edwards, Alfred Ely, Thomas B. Florence, Philip B. Fouke, Augustus Frank, Muscoe R. H. Garnett, John A. Gilmer, Daniel W. Gooch, James H. Graham, James T. Hale, John B. Haskin, George S. Hawkins, Joshua Hill, Thomas C. Hindman, William S. Holman, William Howard, John Hutchins, Albert G. Jenkins, Benjamin F. Junkin, Lawrence M. Keitt, Francis W. Kellogg, John W. Killinger, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, Charles H. Larrabee, Shelton F. Leake, Genry C. Longnecker, Peter E. Love, Owen Lovejoy, Robert Mallory, Charles D. Martin, Elbert S. Martin, John A. McClernand, John McQueen, John J. McRae, W. Porcher Miles, John S. Millson, Wil. liam Millward, William Montgomery, James K. Moorhead, Justin S. Morrill, Edward Joy Morris, Isaac N. Morris, Freeman H. Morse. John T. Nixon, Abraham B. Olin, George W. Palmer, John J. Perry, James L. Pugh, John H. Reagan, Albert Rust, Charles L. Scott,
George W. Scranton, Charles B. Sedgwick, Daniel E. Sickles, Wil. liam E. Simms, Otho R. Singleton, William N. H. Smith, Daniel E. Somes, James A. Stallworth, John W. Stevenson, Mason W. Tappan, Thomas C. Theaker, John W. H. Underwood, Clement L. Vallandigham, Charles H. Van Wyck, Henry Waldron, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Israel Washburn, jr., James Wilson, John Wood, and John Woodruff.
By unanimous consent, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with.
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. E. B. Washburne: The petition of citizens of the State of Illinois, praying for a law to carry out the provisions of the Constitu. tion which guarantees to the citizens of each State the privileges and immunities of citizens of the several States; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Also, the petition of citizens of the State of Illinois, praying for the repeal of the fugitive slave law, the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, and prohibition of the inter-slave trade; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
By Mr. F. W. Kellogg: The petition of citizens of the State of Michigan, praying for pensions to soldiers of the war of 1812; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
By Mr. Fenton: The papers in the case of Mrs. Macomb and Mrs. Riley, praying for a pension; which were referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.
By Mr. Corwin: The memorial of John P. Brown, praying compensation for services rendered as acting consul at Constantinople; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
By Mr. Hamilton: The petition of Charles Taylor-heretofore referred January 3, 1856.
By Mr. Woodson: The memorial of Terry Schurlock, praying for relief.
Ordered, That the said petition and memorial be referred to the Committee of Claims.
By Mr. McKean: The petition of Julius Pearce, praying for certain amendments to the bounty land laws; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.
Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Wavs and Means, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 215) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the year ending June 30, 1861, with the amend. ments of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending concurrence in some, and non-concurrence in others, of the said amendments.
Ordered, That the said bill and amendments be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and printed.
On motion of Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee of Ways and Means be discharged from the further consideration of the resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 31) explanatory of the 8th section of the act of Congress approved February 28, 1859, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
On motion of Mr. Maynard, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from the further consideration of the resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 27) authorizing the settlement of the accounts of John R. Bartlett, late commissioner of the United States to run and mark the boundary line between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes, and that the House proceed to its consideration.
Ordered, That the said resolution be read a third time.
Mr. Maynard 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 resolution.
Mr. Logan, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 805) to establish an armory at Fort Massac, in the State of Illinois; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. Gurley, by unanimous consent, introduced a joint resolution (H. Res. 41) to reduce the price of public printing; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Printing.
The House then resumed, as the regular order of business, the consideration of the resolution submitted by Mr. Winslow, and pending when the House adjourned yesterday.
Mr. Winslow moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Will the House agree thereto? And it was decided in the affirmative,
1 Yeas ............... 166
, , Nayy............... 4 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Martin J. Crawford
Jabez L. M Curry
Samuel R. Curtis
Thomas G. Davidson
H. Winter Davis
John G. Davis
Henry L. Dawes