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Mr. Lucius B. Peck

Alexander G. Pena
Join S. Phelps
J. Philli's Pienix
Charles W Pitman
Emery D. Potter
Harvey Putnam
Robert R. Reed
Gideon Reynolds
Elijab Risley
John Robbins, jr.
Julius Rockwell
Robert L. Rose
David Rumsey, jr.

Mr. William A. Sackett

Collen Sawt-lle
Robert C. Schenck
Ab’m M Schermerhorn
John L. Schoolcraft
Peter H. Silvester
Elbridge G. Spaulding
William Sprague
Edward Stanly
Frederick P. Stanton
Charles Stetson
John L. Taylor
James Thompson

Mr. John B. Thompson

John R. Thurman
Amos Tuck
Walter Underbill
John Van Dyke
Samuel F. Vinton
Hiram Walden
Loren P. Waldo
John Wentworth
Hagh White
William A Whittlesey
George W. Wright
Timothy R. Young.

So the House refused to lay the said bill on the table.
The first amendment was then read, as follows, viz:

Strike out all of the 1st section after the enacting clause, and insert the following, viz:

“That, from and after the 30th day of June, 1851, all letters carried in the mail shall be charged with postage as follows: Upon each letter not weighing over one-half ounce, three cents; and for each additional half ounce or fraction of half an ounce, three cents: Provided, That no post office now in existence shall be discontinued, nor shall the mail service on any mail route in any of the States or Territories be discontinued or diminished, in consequence of any diminution of the revenues that may result from this act: And provided further, That it shall be the duty of the Postmaster General to establish new post offices, and place the mail service on new mail routes, established, or that may hereafter be established, in the same manner as though this act had not been passed: And provided further, That the compensation of no postmaster shall be diminished in consequence of the passage of this act. And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

121 s Yeas. It was decided in the affirmative, Nays.. :

83 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. H race Mann

Humphrey Marshall
Orsamus B. Matteson
Joseph E McDonald
Edward W. McGaughey
Finis E. McLean
Jamer Meacham
Daniel F. Miller
Henry D. Moore
Charles S. Morehead
Jonathan D. Morris
William Nelson
Andrew J Ogle
Edson B. Olds
Job Oiis
Lucius B. Peck
J. Phillips Phenix
Charles W. Pitman

Mr. Einery D. Potter

Harvey Putnam
Roberi R Reed
Gideon Reynolds
Elijah Ris'ey
Julius Rockwell
Joseph M. Root
Robert L Rose
Thomas Ross
David Rumsey, jr.
William A. Sackett
Cullen Sawtelle
Robert C. Schenck
Al'm M Schermerhorn
Jobn L. Schoolcraft
James A Seddon
Peter H. Silvester

Mr. Elhridge G. Spaulding

William Sprague
Charles Ste'gon
John L. Taylor
James Thoinpson
John R. Thompson
John R. Thuman
Amos Tuck
Walter Underhill
Samuel F Vinton
Hiram Wa'den
Loren P. Waldo
Daniel Wallace
John Wentworth
William A. Whitlesey
George W. Wright
Timothy R Young.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Nathaniel Albertson Mr. Meredith P. Gentry
William S. Ashe

Willis A. Gorman
Thomas H. Averet

Willard P. Hall William V. N Bay

William T. Hamilton Thomas H. Bayly

Hugh' A. Haralson . Thomas S Bocock

Isham G. Harris Franklin W. Bowdon Sampson W. Harris Richard I. Bowie

Thomas L. Harris Linn Boyd

Thomas S. Havinond Albert G. Brown

Henry W. Hilliard William J Brown

Alexander R. Holladay Henry A. Bullard

Samuel W. Inge Lorelizo burrows

Joseph W Jackson Armistead Burt

Andrew Johnson David K. Cariter

Robert W. Jobpson Thomas L. Clingman George W. Jones Williamson R. W. Cobb John B. Kerr William F. Colcock

Em le La Sère John R J. Daniel

Job Mann Milo M. Dimmirk

John C. Mason David T. Disney

Jobn A. McClernand William Duer

James McDowell Cyrus L Dunbam

Thomas McKisrock Henry A. Edmundson James X McLanahan Andrew Ewing

Robert M. Mclane Winfield S Featherston Fayette McMullen John Freedley

John McQu'en Thomas J. D. Fuller Richard K. Meade

Mr. Jobn K. Miller

John S. Millson
George W. Morris in
Jeremiah Morton
James L. Orr
David Outlaw
Richard Parker
Charles H. Peaslee
Alexander G. Penn
John S. Phelps
Paulus Powell
John Robbins, jr.
John L. Robinson
Jobn H. Savage
Augustine H. Shepperà
Edward Stanly
Frederick P. Santon
Charles Sweelser
Janes H. Thomas
Jacob Thompson
Robert Toombs
John Van Dyke
Abraham W. Venable
Albert G. Watkins
Marshall J. Wellborn
Hugh White
Christopher H. Wi liain.

So the first amendment was agreed to.

The second, third, fourlh, fifth, and sixth amendments were then scv. erally read, and agreed to.

The seventh amendment was then read, as follows, viz:
Add at the end of the bill the following, as an additional section, viz:

“Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That it shall be in the power of the Postmaster General, at all post offices where the postmasters are appointed by the President of the United States, to establish post routes within the cities or towns; to provide for conveying letters to the post office, by establishing suitable and convenient places of deposite, and by employ. ing carriers to receive and deposite them in the post office; and at all such offices it shall also be in his power to cause letters to be delivered by suit. able carriers, to be appointed by him for that purpose, for which not ex. ceeding one or two cents shall be charged, to be paid by the person receiving or sending the letter, and all sums so received shall be paid into the Post Office Department: Provided, The amount of compensation allowed by the Postmaster General to carriers shall in no case exceed the amount paid into the treasury by each town or city under the provisions of this section.” And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

106 S Yeas... It was decided in the affirmative,

Nays...

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

Mr. Henry P. Alexander

William J. Alston
George R. Andrews
George Asbmun
James M. H. Beale
Henry Bennett
Kinsley S. Bingham
David A. Bokee
Walter Booth
Richard I. Bowie
George Briggs
James Brooks
William J. Brown
Lorenzo Burrows
Thomas B. Butler
Joseph Cable
Samuel Calvin
Lewis D. Campbell
Joseph Casey
Joseph R. Chandler
Orsamus Cole
Harmon S. Conger
Moses B. Corwin
John Crowell
Edmund Deberry
Jes e C. Dickey
William Duer
James H. Duncan
Charles Darkee
Samuel A. Eliot
Alexander Eeans
Nathan Evans
Orin Fowler
John Freedley
Meredith P. Gentry
Edward Gilbert

Mr. Alfred Gilmore

Rufus K. Goodenow
Daniel Gott
Herman D. Gould
Joseph Grinnell
Ransom Halloway
Edward Hammond
Moses Hampton
Andrew K. Hay
Thomas S. Haymond
William Henry
Henry W. Hilliard
Isaac E. Holmes
John W. Houston
John W. Howe
William F. Hunter
William T. Jackson
John B. Kerr
James G. King
John A. King
Preston King
Horace Mann
Orsamus B. Matteson
Joseph E. McDonald
Thomas McKissock
James Meachama
Henry D. Moore
Charles S. Morehead
George W. Morrison
Jeremiah Morton
William Nelson
Andrew J. Ogle
John Olis
David Outlaw
Charles H. Peaslee

Mr. J. Phillips Phenix

Charles W. Pitman
Emery D. Potter
Harvey Putnam
Robert R. Reed
Elijah Risley
John Robbins, jr.
Julius Rockwell
Joseph M. Root
Robert L. Rose
David Rumsey, jr.
William A. Sackett
Cullen Sawtelle
Robert C. Schenck
Ab'm M. Schermerhorn
John L. Schoolcraft
Augustine H. Shepperd
Peter H. Silvester
Elbridge G. Spaulding
William Sprague
Edward Stanly
Frederick P. Stanton
Charles Stetson
John L. Taylor
John R. Thurman
Robert Toombs
Amos Tuck
Walter Underhill
John Van Dyke
Samuel F. Vinton
Hiram Walden
Loren P. Waldo
John Wentworth
Hugh White
George W. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Nathaniel Albertson

Charles Allen
William S. Ashe
Thomas H Averett
William V. N Bay
Franklin W. Bowden
James B. Bowlin
Linn Boyd
Daniel Breck
John Brisbin
Armistead Burt
E. Carrington Cabell
George Alfred Caldwell
Joseph P. Caldwell

Mr. David K. Cartier

Charles E. Clarke
Chauncey F. Cleveland
Thomas L. Clingman
Williamson R. W. Cobb
William F. Colcock
John R. J. Daniel
Joel B. Danner
Milo M Dimmick
David T. Disr.ey
James Duane Doty
Cyrus L. Dunham
Henry A. Edmundson
Andrew Ewing

Mr. Winfield S. Featherston

Graham N. Fitch
Thomas J. D. Fuller
Elbridge Garry
Joshua R. Giddings
Willis A. Gorman
Willard P. Hall
William T. Hamilton
Hugh A. Haralson
Andrew J. Harlan
Isham G. Harris
Sampson W. Harris
Thomas L. Harris
Alexander R. Holladay

Mr. Volney E. Howard

Samuel W. Inge
Joseph W. Jackson
Andrew Johnson
James L Johnson
Robert W. Johnson
George W. Jones
George W. Julian
David S. Kaufman
Emile La Sère
Shepherd Leffler
Nathaniel S. Littlefield
Job Mann
Humphrey Marshall
John C. Mason
John A. McClernand

Mr. James McDowell

Edward W. McGaughey
James X M Lanaban
Robert M. McLane
Finis E. McLean
John McQueen
William McWilie
Richard K. Meade
John S. Millson
Jona han D. Morris
Isaac E Mrse
Edson B. O ds
James L. Orr
Richard Parker
Lucius B. Peck

Mr Alexander G. Peon

John S. Phelps
Paulus Powell
William A. Richardson
Thomas Ross
John H. Savage
James A. Seddon
Charles Sweetser
James H. Thomas
Jacob Thompson
John B. Thompson
Danjel Wallace
Albert G. Watkins
Marshall J. W llborn
Timothy R. Young.

So the seventh and last of the said amendments was agreed to.

The question then being on the engrossment of the bill, it was ordered to be engrossed, and read a third time; and, being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.

The question then being on its passage,

Mr. Potter moved the previous question; which was seconded, and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass ? And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays....

SYeas...

130

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

Mr. Henry P. Alexander

Charles Allen
George R. Andrews
George Ashmun
Henry Bennett
Kinsley S. Bingham
David A. Bokee
Walier Booth
Janies B. Bowlin
Daniel Bruck
George Briggs
John Brisbin
James Brooks
Alexander W. Buel
Lorenzo Burrows
Thomas B. Butler
Joseph Cable
Samuel Calvin
Lewis D. Campbell
Joseph Casey
Joseph R. Chandler
Charles E. Clarke
Chauncey F. Cleveland
Orsamus Cole
Harmon S. Conger
Moses B Corwin
John Crowell
Joel B. Danner
Elmund Deberry
Jesse C. Dickey
Milo M. Dimmick
James Duane Doty
James H. Duncan
Charles Durkee
Alexander Evans
Nathan Evans

Mr. Graham N. Fitch

Orin Fowler
John Freedley
Elbridge Geriy
Joshua R. Giddings
Edward Gilbert
A fred Gilmore
Rufus K. Goodenow
Da jel Gott
Herman D Goud
Joseph Grinnell
Ransom Hailoway
Edward Haminond
Moses Hampton
Andrew J. Harlan
Andrew K. Hay
Thomas S. Haymond
William Henry
Henry W. Hilliard
Moses Hoagland
Isaac E. Holmes
Volney E. Howard
John W. Howe
William F. Hunier
William T. Jackson
George W. Julian
John B. Kerr
James G. King
John A. King
Preston King
Emile La Sère
Shepherd Leffler
Nathaniel S. Littlefield
Horace Mann
Job Mann
Humphrey Marshall

Mr. Orsamus B Matteson

Joseph E. McDonald
James McDowell
Edward W. McGaughey
Thomas McKissock
James X. McLunahan
Robert M. McLane
Finis E. McLran
James Veacham
John K. Miller
Daniel F. Miller
Henry D. Moore
Charles S. Morehead
Jonathan D. Morris
George W. Morrison
Jeremiab Morton
William Nelson
Andrew J. Ogle
Edson B. Olds
John O is
Charles H. Pras'ee
Lucius B. Peck
J Phillips Phenix
Charles W. Pilman
Emery D. Potter
Harvey Putnam
Hobert R. Reed
Gideon Reyr-olds
Ehjah Risley
John Robbins, jr.
Julius Rockwell
Joseph M. Root
Robert L. Rose
David Rumsey, jr.
William A. Sacktit
Cullen Sawtele

Mr. Robert C. Schenck

Ab'm M. Sch-rmerhorn
John L. Schoolcraft
Peter H Silvester
Elbridge G. Spaulding
William Sprague
Edward Sianly
Frederick P. Stanton

Mr. Charles Stergan

John L. Taylor
James Thompson
John R. Thurman
Amns Tuck
Walter Underhill
John Van wyke
Saquel F. Vinton

Mr. Loren P. Waldo

John Wentworth
Hugh White
William A. Whittlesey
David Wilmot
George W. Wright
Timothy R. Young,

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Nathaniel Albertson

William J. Alston
William S Ashe
Thomas H. Averett
William V. N. Bay
Thomas H. Bayly
James M. H. Beale
Thomas S. Bacock
Frank in W. Bowdon
Richard I. Bowie
Linn Boyd
William J. Brown
Armistead Burt
E. Carri.gton Cabell
George Alfred Caldwell
Joseph P. Caldwell
David K. Caruer
Thomas L. Clingman
Willamson R. W. Cobb
William F. Colcock
Jolio R. J. Daniel
David T. Disney
William Duer
Cyrus L. Dur bam
Henry A Edmundson

Mr. Andrew Ewing

Winfield S. Featherston
Thomas J. D. Fuller
Meredith P. Gentry
Willis A. Gorman
Willard P. Hall
William T. Hamilton
Hugh A. Harulson
Isham G. Harris
Sampson W. Harris
Tnomas L. Harris
Alexander R Holladay
John W. Houston
Samuel W lige
Joseph W. Jackson
Andrew Johnson
James L Johnson
Robert W. Johnson
George W. Jones
David S. Kaufman
John Á M Clernand
Fayotte McMullen
John McQueen
Wiliam McWillie
Richard K. Meade

Mr. John S. Millson

Isaac E. Morse
James L. Orr
David Outlaw
Richard Parker
Alexander G Penn
John S. Phelps
Paulus Powell
William A. Richardson
John L Robinson
Thomas Ross
John H. Savage
James A. S-ddon
Richard H. Sianton
Charles Sweetser
James H. Thomas
Jacob Thompson
John B. Thompson
Robert Toombe
Abraham W. Venable
Daniel Wallace
Albert G. Watkins
Marshall J. Wellborn
Christopher H. Williams.

So the bill was passed.

Mr. Potter 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.

On motion of Mr. Vinton, the title of the said bill was amended by adding thereto the following, viz: “And to provide for the coinage of a three cent piece.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Daniel moved that the House resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House for the consideration of the private calendar.

Pending which,

Mr. Casey gave notice, under the rule, of his intention to move for leave to introduce a bill of the following title, viz:

A bill granting a portion of the public lands to the State of Pennsyl. vania for the purpose of aiding in the construction of the Junction and Williamsport railroad, and the completion of the Williamsport and Elmira railroad, and to aid in the completion of the North Branch canal, and to increase the common-school fund of said State.

And then, On motion of Mr. Jones, at 2 o'clock and 25 minutes p. m., the House adjourned until to-morrow, at 12 o'clock m.

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