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Mr. Hickman, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill (H. R. 818) for the relief of William A. Linn's estate; which was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Reynolds, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 682) to provide for serving process in certain cases, reported the same with a recommendation that it do not pass, accompanied by an adverse report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bill be laid on the table, and that the report be printed.

Mr. Reynolds, from the same committee, made an adverse report on the memorial of the justices of the inferior court of Cobb county, Georgia, relative to a jail, &c.; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

On motion of Mr. Reynolds, by unanimous consent, Resolved, That the Secretary of the Interior be requested to furnish this House with a statement of all sums paid out of the treasury for the expenses of the Court of Claims and for the defence by the government of cases therein since its organization, specifying the character of the expenditure, to whom paid, and the amount in detail.

On motion of Mr. Hickman, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of the grand jury for the district court of the United States for the district of South Carolina, asking an appropriation for the construction of a court-house at Green. ville, South Carolina, and that the same be laid upon the table.

On motion of Mr. Taylor, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of citizens of the State of Iowa, praying for a law authorizing the judges of the United States district courts to employ and pay counsel for defending prisoners tried before them, and that the same be laid upon the table.

On motion of Mr. Taylor, Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the inquiry as to whether provision by law ought not to be made to vindicate the exemption of naturalized citizens of the United States from the claim of other governments of a right to enforce against such citizens the obligations of a prior and different allegiance," and that the same be referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Mr. Nelson, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill (H. R. 819) providing for additional terms of the United States circuit and district courts in the State of Kentucky; which was read a first and second time, and the House, by unanimous consent, proceeded to its further consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

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

Mr. Mallory 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Houston, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 764) to change the times for holding the terms of the district court of the United States for the northern district of Alabama, reported the same without amendment.

The House having, by unanimous consent, proceeded to the further consideration of the said bill,

Ordered, That it 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.

The hour, within which a motion to suspend the rules was not in order, having expired,

The Speaker announced as the business in order the motion heretofore submitted by Mr. Noell, and pending when the House adjourned on Monday, the 21st ultimo, to suspend the rules, 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.

And the question being put, it was decided in the affirmative-twothirds voting in favor thereof.

And thereupon the House proceeded to the consideration of the said bill—the pending question being on the amendment reported thereto from the Committee on Private Land Claims.

The said amendment was then ag.eed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Noell 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.

On motion of Mr. Scott, (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 Senate (S. 249) for the relief of Samuel J. Hensley, and the House proceeded to consider the same.

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

Mr. Scott 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 bill.

Mr. Keitt 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 Senate (S. 188) entitled "An act for the relief of the surviving grandchildren of Colonel William Thompson, of the revolutionary army of South Carolina,” and to enable the House to consider the same. And the question being put,

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38 Two-thirds voting in favor thereof. The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Garnett B. Adrain

William Allen
John D. Ashmore
William Barksdale
Thomas J Barr
J. R. Barrett
Thomas S. Bocock
Alexander R. Boteler
John E Bouligny
William W. Boyce
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
Charles Case
John B. Clark
John Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin
Thomas G. Davidson
H. Winter Davis
John G. Davis
Charles Delano
William H. Dimmick
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
William H. English
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Orris S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence
Stephen C. Foster
Muscoe R. H. Garnett

Mr. Lucius J. Gartrell

John A. Gilmer
James H. Graham
James T. Hale
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris
Robert Hatton
William Helmick
Joshua Hill
Thomas C. Hindman
Charles B. Hoard
William Howard
William A. Howard
George W. Hughes
James Jackson
Benjamin F. Junkin
Lawrence M. Keitt
Francis W. Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
Shelton F. Leake
John A. Logan
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Peter E. Love
Robert Mallory
Horace Maynard
John McQueen
John J. McRae
W. Porcher Miles
William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill

Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson

George H. Pendleton
John U. Pettit
Samuel O. Peyton
Albert G. Porter
Roger A. Pryor
James M. Quarles
John H. Reynolds
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
Albert Rust
John Schwartz
Otho R. Singleton
William N. H. Smith
Francis E. Spinner
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
Lansing Stout
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
John W H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandig bain
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
E. P. Walton
William G. Whiteley
William Windom
Warren Winslow
John Woodruff
Samuel H. Woodson.

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr Harrison G. Blake Mr. John W. Killinger Mr. John Sherman
John Carey
De Witt C. Leach

William E. Simms
David Clopton
William B. Maclay

Benjamin Stanton
Williamson R. W. Cobb James B. McKean

Thaddeus Stevens
Burton Craige
John S. Millson

James H. Thomas
Thomas D. Eliot
Sydenham Moore

Charles R. Train
Alfred Ely
Isaac N. Morris

Carey A. Trimble
Augustus Frank
William E. Niblack

John P. Verree
John B. Haskin
John J. Perry

Henry Waldrou
William S. Holman
John S. Phelps

Ellihu B. Washburne
George S. Houston
John F. Potter

Alfred Wells
John J. Jonas
John H. Reagan

John V. Wright.
William Kellogg

Thomas Ruffin So the rules were suspended, and the House thereupon proceeded to the consideration of the said bill.

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

On motion of Mr. Vandever, (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 Senate (S. 371) entitled "An act for the relief of certain settlers in the State of Iowa,' and the House proceeded to consider the same.

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

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

Mr. Haskin, from the Committee on Printing, to whom was referred the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 41) to reduce the price of public printing, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said resolution be printed, and its further consideration postponed until Wednesday next, the 6th instant.

Mr. Haskin 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.

On motion of Mr. Gooch, (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. 423) for the relief of Philip B. Holmes and William Pedrich; and the House proceeded to consider the same.

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

Mr. Gooch 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Etheridge moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to introduce a joint resolution (H. Res. 42) giving construction to the second section of the act of February 3, 1853, to continue half pay to certain widows and orphans. And the question being put,

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41 Two-thirds voting in favor thereof. 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
William Allen
William C. Anderson
William T. Avery
Thomas J. Barr
J. R. Barrett
Harrison G. Blake

Mr. Alexander R. Boteler

John E. Bouligny
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton
George Briggs
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
John C. Burch

Mr. Martin Butterfield

John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
John B. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin
Samuel R. Curtis

Mr. Thomas G. Davidson Mr. William S. Kenyon Mr. Homer E. Royce
Charles Delano
John M. Landrum

John Schwartz
R. Holland Duell
De Witt C. Leach

William N. H. Smith
W. McKee Dunn
James M. Leach

Francis E. Spinner
Thomas M. Edwards
Dwight Loomis

Benjamin Stanton
Thomas D. Eliot
Robert Mallory

William B. Stokes
Emerson Etheridge
Horace Maynard

Lansing Stout
Orris S. Ferry
James B. McKean

John L. N. Stratton
Thomas B. Florence
Robert McKnight

Eli Thayer
Chapin Hall
Edward McPherson

Cydnor B. Tompkins
John T. Harris
James K. Moorhead

Charles R. Train
William Helmick
Edward Joy Morris

Carey A. Trimble
Joshua Hill

Thomas A. R. Nelson Clement L. Vallandigham
William S. Holman
John W. Noell

Zebulon B. Vance
William Howard
John U. Pettit

William Vandever
William A. Howard
Albert G. Porter

John P. Verree
George W. Hughes
John F. Potter

Henry Waldron
William Irvine
Emory B. Pottle

E. P. Walton
Benjamin F. Junkin
James M. Quarles

Israel Washburn, jr.
Francis W. Kellogg
John H. Reynolds

William Windom
William Kellogg

Christopher Robinson John Woodruff.
Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. John D. Ashmore Mr. George S. Houston Mr. John S. Phelps
Willianı Barksdale
John J: Jones

Roger A. Pryor
Thomas S. Bocock
Shelton F. Leake

John H. Reagan
Milledge L. Bonham John A. Logan

Jetur R. Riggs
David Clopton
Peter E. Love

Thomas Ruffin
Williamson R. W. Cobb William B. Maclay

Albert Rust
Burton Craige
Charles D. Martin

John Sherman
Martin J. Crawford
John McQueen

Daniel E. Sickles
John G. Davis
John S. Millson

William E. Simms
Lucius J. Gartrell
Sydenham Moore

Otho R. Singleton
Andrew J. Hamilton
Justin S. Morrill

James H. Thomas
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
William E. Niblack

John W. H. Underwood
Thomas C. Hindman
George H. Pendleton

John V. Wright.
Charles B. Hoard

Samuel O. Peyton
So the rules were suspended.
And thereupon

Mr. Etheridge introduced the said joint resolution; which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Etheridge 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said joint resolution.

On motion of Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 238) for the relief of M. C. Gritzner, and the House proceeded to consider the same.

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

Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne 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.

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