Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

shire, Rice, Ross, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Wade, Welch, Willey, Williams, Yates—32.

Mr. Bayard moved to amend Mr. Stewart's amendment so as to make it read:

The right of citizens of the United States to vote for £ of President and Vice President, and members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and hold office under the United States, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States nor by any State, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Which was disagreed to–yeas 12, nays 42, as follow:

YEAs–Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Grimes, Hendricks, McCreery, Norton, Saulsbury, Van Winkle—12.

NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Cattell, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Ferry. Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, McDonald, # Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, £ Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates—12.

Mr. Wilson moved to amend Mr. Stewart's amendment by substituting for it the following:

No discrimination shall be made in any State among the citizens of the United States in the exercise of the elective franchise, or in the right to hold office in any State, on account of race, color, nativity, property, education, or creed.

Which was agreed to–yeas 31, nays 27, as follow :

YEAs—Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Cattell, Conness, Cragin, Ferry, Grimes, Harlan, Harris, Hendricks, Howe, McDonald, Morton. Osborn, Pool, Rice, Robertson, Itoss. Sawyer, Sherman, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates—31. NAYs–Messrs. Anthony, Buckalew, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Dixon, Doolittle, Drake, Edmunds, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, McCreery, Morgan. Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont Nye, Patterson of New Hampshire, Patterson of Tennessee, Ramsey, Saulsbury, Spencer, Sprague, Stewart, Trumbull, Vickers, Whyte-27. The amendment as amended was then agreed to. Mr. Corbett moved to add to the first section the words: But Chinamen not born in the United States, and Indians not taxed, shall not be deemed or made citizens. Which was disagreed to. Mr. Buckalew moved to add the following Ile:W Section : SEC 3. That the foregoing amendment shall be submitted for ratification to the legislatures of the several States the most numerous branches of which shall be chosen next after the passage of this resolution. Which was disagreed to—yeas 13, nays 43, as follow : YEAs—Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Diron, Doolittle, Fowler, Hendricks, McCreery, Patterson of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Van Winkle, Vickers, Whyte—13. N \Ys–Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, Howe, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye. Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Sherman. Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates-43.

Mr. Dixon moved to amend so as to refer the

amendments to “conventions" in the States instead of the legislatures; which was disagreed to–yeas 11, nays 45, as follow: YEAs–Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Hendricks, McCreery, Patterson of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Vickers, Whyte-11. NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, Howe, £ McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Maine. Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Tha er, Tipton, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates—15. Mr. Morton moved to amend by adding the following as article XVI: The second clause, first section, second article of the Constitution of the United States shall be amended to read as follows: Each State shall appoint, by a vote of the people thereof qualified to vote for representatives in Congress, a number of electors equal to the whole number of senators and representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress; but no senator or representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United States, shall be appointed an elector; and the Congress shall have power to prescribe the manner in which such electors shall be chosen by the people. Which was disagreed to–yeas 27, nays 29, as follow: YEAs—Messrs. Buckalew, Cattell, Dixon, Doolittle, Ferry, Fessenden, Fowler, Grimes, Hendricks; Kellogg, McDonald, Morton, Patterson of New £ # Rice, Ross, Sawyer, Spencer, Van Winkle, Vickers, Wade, Warner, Welch, Whyte, Willey, Williams, WilSon-27. NAYs—Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, paris, Drake, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, Howe, McCreery, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Putterson of Tennessee, Ramsey, Robertson, Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Trumbull, Yates—29. Mr. Sumner then moved to strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert as follows: That the right to vote, to be voted for, and to hold office, shall not be denied or abridged anywhere in the United States under any pretence of race or color; and all provisions in any State constitutions, or in any laws, State, territorial, or municipal, inconsistent herewith, are hereby declared null and void. SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That any person who, under any pretence of race or color, wilfully hinders or attempts to hinder any citizen of the United States from being registered, or from voting, or from being voted for, or from holding office, or who attempts by menaces to deter any such citizen from the exercise or enjoyment of the rights of citizenship above mentioned, shall be punished by a fine not less than one hundred nor more than three thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the common jail for not less than thirty days nor more than one year. SEC 3. And be it further enacted, That every person legally engaged in preparing a register of voters, or in holding or conducting an election, who wilfully refuses to register the name or to receive, count, return, or otherwise give the proper legal effect to the vote of any citizen under any pretence of race or color, shall be punished by a fine not less than five hundred nor more than four thousand dollars, or by imprisonment in the common jail for not less than three calendar months nor more than two years. SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That the district courts of the United States shall have exclusive jurisdiction of all offences against this act; and the district attorneys, marshals, and deputy marshals, the commissioners appointed by the circuit and territorial courts of the United States, with powers of arresting, im risoning, or bailing offenders, and every other officerspecially £ by the President of the United States, shall be, and they are hereby, required, at the expense of the United States, to institute proceedings against any person who violates this act, and cause him to be arrested and £ or bailed, as the case may be for trial before such court as by this act has cognizance of the offence. SEC. 5. And be it further enacted, That every citizen unlawfully deprived of any of the rights of citizenship secured by this act under any pretence of race or color, may maintain a suit against any person so depriving him, and re; cover damages in the district court of the United States for the district in which such person may be found. Which was disagreed to—yeas 9, nays 46, as follow : YEAs—Messrs. Edmunds, McDonald, Nye, Ross, Sumner, Thayer, Wade, Wilson, Yates—9. NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Anthony, Bayard, Cameron, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Drake, Ferry. Fessenden, Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Grimes, Harlan, Harris, Hendricks, Howe, McCreery, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton. Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer. Sherman, Spencer. Sprague, Stewart, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wickers, Warner, Whyte, Willey, Williams—46. The resolution was than reported to the Senate, and the question being on concurring in the amendment made in Committee of the Whole, . Mr. Warner moved to substitute for the article adopted in committee the following: SEC. 1. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge or deny to any male citizen of the United States of sound mind and over twenty-one years of age the equal exercise of the elective franchise at all elections in the State wherein he shall have such actual resi. dence as shall be prescribed by law, except to such of said citizens as have engaged or shall hereafter engage in rebellion or insurrection, or who may have been, or shall be, duly convicted of treason or other crime of the grade of felony at common law, nor shall the right to hold office be denied or abridged on account of race, color, nativity, property, religious belief, or previous condition of servitude. SEC 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation, Which was disagreed to–yeas 5, nays 47, as follow : YEAs-Messrs. Conkling, Kellogg, McDonald, Spencer, Warner—5. Nays-Messrs. Abbott, Anthony, Buckalew, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Cole, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Drake, Ferry, Fessenden, Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, Hendricks, Howe, McCreery, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Osborn, Patterson of Tennessee, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Saulsbury, Sawyer. Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Thayer. Trumbull, Van Winkle, Vickers, Whyte, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates—47.

Mr. Morton then offered the amendment offered

by him in Committee of the W' an additional article as Article XVI, and rejected, as follows: The second clause, first section, second article of the Constitution of the United States shall be amended to read as follows: Each State shall appoint, by a vote of the people thereof qualified to vote for representatives in Congress, a number of electors equal to the whole number of senators and representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress; but no senator or representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United States, shall be appointed an elector, and the Congress shall have power to prescribe the manner in which such electors shall be chosen by the people. Which was agreed to–yeas 37, nays 19, as follow : YEAS–Messrs. Buckalew, Cameron, Cattell, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Dixon, Doolittle, Ferry, Fessenden, Fowler, Grimes, Harlan, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine, Morton, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer. Spencer, Thayer, Vickers, Wade, Warner, Welch, Whyte, Willey, Williams, Wilson–37. NAYs-Messrs. Abbott, Chandler, Cragin, Davis, Drake, Edmunds. Frelinghuysen, Harris, Hendricks, McCreery, Morgan, Morrill of Vermont, Patterson of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Sherman, Stewart, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Yates-19. Mr Wilson moved to reconsider this vote; which was disagreed to—yeas 26, nays 28, as follow: YEAs—Messrs. Cameron, Cattell, Chandler. Cole, Conness, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen. Harris, Howe, Kellogg, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Ramsey, Sherman, Stewart, Thayer, Whyte, Willey, Wilson. Yates—26. NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Buckalew, Conkling, Corbett, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Fowler, Grimes. Harlan, Hendricks, McDonald, Morton, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Patterson of Tennessee, Pool, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Spencer, Sprague, Van Winkle, Wickers, Wade, Warner, Williams-28. The resolution as amended—being the substitute offered by Mr. Wilson and the additional article offered by Mr. Morton—was then passed —yeas 40, nays 16, as follow: YEAs–Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Cattell. Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Cragin, Drake, Ferry, Harlan, Harris, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart. Thayer, Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates-40. NAYs–Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Corbett, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Edmunds, Fowler, Grimes, Hendricks, McCreery, #" of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Sprague, Vickers, 3/te-16.

IN HOUSE.

February 15–The House—having suspended the rules, yeas 126, nays 31, not voting 65-disagreed to the amendments made by the Senate. The first question was on the amendment substituting the following for the first section:

“No discrimination shall be made in any State among citizens of the United States in the exercise of the elective franchise or in the right to hold office in any State on account of race, color, nativity, property, education, or creed.”

Yeas 37, nays 133, (not voting 52) as follow:

YEAs–Messrs. Axtell, Baker, Beatty, Bingham, Buckland, Sidney Clarke, Coburn, Cullom, Deweese, Dickey, ''' Donnelly, Eggleston, Haughey, Heaton, Asahel W. Hubbard, ingersoll, Kitchen, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Nunn, Orth, Pile, Plants, Po£s's' spalding stover, Thomas, John Trimble, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward, Welker, James F. Wilson, John T. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson-37. NAYs–Messrs. Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, James M. Ashley, Banks, Barnum, Beaman, Beck, Benjamin, Benton, Blaine, Blair, Boutwell, Bowen, Boyden, Boyer, Bromwell, Brooks, Buckley, Burr, Benjamin F. Butler, Roderick R. Butler, Callis, Cary, Canler, Churchill, Reader W. Clarke, Clift, Cobb, Corley, Cornell, Coyode, Dawes, Driggs, Edwards, Eldridge, Thomas D. Eliot, James T. Elliott, Farnsworth, Ferriss, Ferry, Fields, For, Glossbrenner, Gove, Gravely, Grover, Haight, Hamilton, Hawkins, Higby, Holman, Hopkins, Hotchkiss, Chester L. Ilubbard. Hulburd, Humphrey, Hunter, Jenckes, Johnson, Alexander II. Jones, Thomas L. Jones, Julfan, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Kerr, Ketcham, Knott, Koontz, Laflin, Lash, Loan, Loughridge, Lynch, Mallory, Marshall, Marvin, McCarthy, McCormick, McKee, Miller, Moore, Moorhead, Morrell, Mungen, Myers, Newcomb, Newsham, Niblack, Nicholson, Norris, O'Neill, Paine, Perham, Peters, Phelps, Pierce, Polsley, Pomeroy, Price, Prince, 1'ruyn, Randall, Raum, Robertson, Robinson, Roots, Ross, Sawyer, shellabarger, Sitgreaves, Smith, Starkweather, Stewart, Stokes, Stone, Taber, Taffe, Trowbridge, Twichell, Upson, Burt, Van IIorn, Van Trump, Van Wyck, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Henry D. Washburn, William B. Washburn, Whittemore, William Williams, Windom, Wood, Woodward, Foung—133.

[blocks in formation]

Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Sherman, Stewart, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wade, Williams, Yates

NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Bayard, Buckalew, Davis. Dixon, Doolittle. Edmunds, Fowler, Grimes, Hendricks. McCreery, McDonald, Norton, Osborn, Pitterson of Tennessee, Pomeroy. Ross, Saulsbury Sawyer, Spencer, Sumner, Thayer, Vickers, Warner, Welch, Whyte, Wilson—27.

And the House proposition fell.

The Senate Joint Resolution. (S. 8.)

IN SENATE.

On the same day (February 17), and immediately after the failure of the House proposition, the Senate resolved itself into Committee of the Whole on a joint resolution reported January 15, 1869, from the Committee on the Judiciary, and amended by the Senate without division, January 28, so as to make it read as follows:

JoINT RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of both houses con#) That the following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by three-fourths of said legislatures, shall be valid as part of the Constitution, namely:

ARTICLE XV. The right of citizens of the United States to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude: The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. The question being on concurring in the amendment made in Committee of the Whole, Mr. Drake moved to amend it by striking out all after the words “section 1,” and inserting the following: No citizen of the United States shall, on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude be, by the United States or by any State, denied the right to vote or hold office. Which was disagreed to. Mr. Bayard moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words “vote and,” so that it would read: The right of citizens of the United States to hold office shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State, &c. Which was disagreed to–yeas 6, nays 29, as follows: YEAs—Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Hendricks, Wickers, Whyte–6. NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Cattell, Cole, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Howard, Kellogg, McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy. Ramsey, Rice, Ross. Sawyer, Spencer, Stewart, Trumbull. Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Willey, Wilson, Yates—29. Mr. Howard moved to amend the amendment made in Committee of the Whole by striking out the words “the United States or by.” Which was disagreed to—yeas 18, nays 22, as follow:

YEAs–Messrs. Buckalew, Conkling, Cragin, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Ferry, Fowler, Hendricks, Howard, Norton, Patterson of New Hampshire, Robertson, Sauisbury, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wickers, Whyte-18.

NAYs—Messrs. Abbott, Cattell, Cole, Drake, Edmunds, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Harris, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Sawyer, Stewart, Wade, Warner, Willey, Wilson, Yates-22. Mr. Doolittle moved to add to the amendment made in Committee of the Whole the words: Nor shall any citizen be so denied by reason of any alleged crime unless duly convicted thereof according to law. Which was disagreed to—yeas 13, nays 30, as follow : YEAs—Messrs. Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Ferry, Fowler, Hendricks, McCreery, Norton, Saulsbury, Vickers, Whyte, Wilson-iā. NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Cattell, Cole, Conkling, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Harris, Howard, McDonald, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Sawyer. Spencer. Stewart, Trumbull, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Yates—30. Mr. Fowler moved to amend the amendment of the Committee of the Whole by striking out the words “on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” Which was disagreed to–yeas 5, nays 30. The yeas were Messrs. Doolittle, Fowler, Hendricks, Vickers, Whyte. The amendment made in Committee of the Whole was then concurred in, without a divis10n. Mr. Howard moved to amend the resolution by striking out all after the word “that,” where it first occurs, and substituting the following: The following article be proposed to the legislatures of the several States as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States:

ARTICLE XV. Citizens of the United States of African descent shall have the same right to vote and hold office in States and Territories as other electors. Mr. Davis moved to amend so as to provide for the submission of this to legislatures “hereafter to be chosen;” which was disagreed to. Mr. Howard's amendment was then disagreed to-yeas 22, nays 28, as follow: YEAs—Messrs. Abbott, Cole, Conkling, Conness, Drake, Ferry, Harlan, Harris, Howard. Nye, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Robertson, Spencer, Thayer, Tipton, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams—22. NAys–Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Cattell, Cragin, Davis, Dixon, Edmunds, Fessenden, Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Hendricks, Howe, McCreery, McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Rice, Ross, Saulsbury, Stewart, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wickers, Whyte, Wilsou, Yates—28. Mr. Hendricks moved to amend by adding to the resolution the following words: The foregoing amendment shall be submitted for ratification to the legislatures of the several States the most numerous branches of which shall be chosen next after the passage of this resolution. Which was disagreed to—yeas 12, nays 40, as follow: YEAs—Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Fowler, Hendricks, McCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Vickers, Whyte—12. NAYs-Messrs. Abbott, Cameron, Cole, Conkling, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris:Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye. Osborn, Patterson of New IIampshire, Pomeroy, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Spencer, Stewart, Thayer, Tipton, Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson–40.

Mr. Dixon moved to amend by submitting the article to conventions instead of legislatures; which was disagreed to—yeas 10, nays 39. [The affirmative vote was the same as above, except that Messrs. Fowler and McCreery did not vote. The negative also the same, except that Messrs. #" and Wade did not vote, and Mr. Yates

101.

Mr. Davis moved a reconsideration of the vote disagreeing to the last amendment offered by Mr. Howard, which was disagreed to—yeas 16, nays 29, as follow:

YEAs–Messrs. Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Harlan, Howard, Nye, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Robertson, Sawyer, Tipton, Warner, Welch, Williams—16.

NAYs–Messrs. Abbott, Buckalew, Cragin, Daris, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Frelinghuysen, Harris, Hendricks, Kellogg, McCreery, McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson of Tennessee, Pool, Rice, Ross, Sru'sbury. Spencer, Stewart, Thayer, Wickers, Wade, Whyte, Wilson, Yates—29.

The resolution was then engrossed and read a third time, and passed—yeas 35, nays 11, as follow:

YEAs—Messrs. Abbott, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Harris, # McDonald, Morgan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Spencer, Stewart, Thayer, Van Winkle, Wade, Warner, Welch, Willey, Williams, Wilson–35.

TNAYs–Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Fowler, Hendricks, McCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Saulsbury, Vickers, Whyte-11.

IN HOUSE.

February 20–On motion of Mr. Boutwell, the rules were suspended, (yeas 139, nays 35, not voting48) and the joint resolution of the Senate was taken up. Messrs. Logan, Shellabarger, and Bingham submitted amendments. Mr. Boutwell moved to suspend the rules, and that the House proceed to vote on the pending amendments and the joint resolution without dilatory motions; which was agreed to–yeas 144, nays 37, not voting 41. Mr. Logan's amendment—to strike from the first section the words “and hold office"—was disagreed to–yeas 70, nays 95, (not voting 57) as follow : \

YEAs–Messrs. Archer, Delos R. Ashley, Axtell, Barnum, Beck, Benton, Bingham, Boyer, Burr: Cary, Clanler, Churchill, Coburn, Dockery, Eckley, Eldridge, Fields, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Golladay, Grover, Haight, Halsey, Higby, Holman, Hotchkiss, Chester D. Hubbard, Humphrey,

unter, Johnson, Thomas L. Jones, Judd, Ketcham, Knott, George V. Lawrence, Logan, Marvin, McCormick, McCultough, Mercur, Miller, Moore, Moorhead; Morrell, Mungen, Myers, Niblack, Nicholson, O'Neill, Phelps, Pile, Pruyn, Randall, Raum, Robertson, Schenck, Scofield, Selye, Smith, Spalding: Starkweather, Stevens, Stone, Taber, Tift. Van Trump, William Williams, Woodbridge, Woodward-70.

NAYs–Messrs. Allison, Ames, James M. Ashley, Baker. Banks, Beaman, Beatty, Benjamin, Blaine, Blair, Boutwell, Bowen, Bromwell, Broomall, Buekland, Buckley, Roderick R. Butler. Cake, Callis, Reader W. Clarke. Sidney Clarke, Clift, Cobb, Cook, Corley, Cullom, Dawes, Dickey, Lodge. Donnelly, Ilriggs, ggleston, Ela, Thomas D. Eliot, James T. Elliott. Ferriss, French, Goss, Gove, Gravely, Hamilton, Haughey, Heaton, Hooper, Hopkins, Hülburd, Jenckes, Alexander H. jones'juiian, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Kitchen, Koontz, Laflin, Lash, William Lawrence, Loughridge, Lynch, Maynard, McKee, Newcomb; Nunn, Orth, Paine, Perham, Peters, Pettis, Pike, Plants: Poland, Pomeroy, Prince, Roots. Sawyer, Shanks, £" Stokes, Stover, Sypher. Taffe, Thomas, John Trimble Trowbridge, Twichell, Upson, Van Aernam: Burt Van Horn, Ward, William B. Washburn, Welker, Whittemore, Thomas Williams, Stephen F. Wilson, Windom –95.

Mr. Bingham's amendment, to strike out the words “by the United States or," and insert the words “nativity, property, creed,” so that it will read as follows:

The right of citizens of the United States to vote and hold office shall not be denied or abridged by any State on account of race, color, nativity, property, creed, or previous condition of servitude,

Was agreed to–yeas 92, nays 71, (not voting 59) as follow:

YEAs–Messrs. Allison, Archer, James M. Ashley, Artell, Baker, Barnum, Beatty, Beck, Benton, Bingham, Blaine, Boyer, Buckland, Bürr, Reader W. Clarke, Cobb, Coburn, Cullom, Dockery, Dodge, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, E # Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Ferry, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Gravely, Griswold, Haight, Hamilton, Haughey, Heaton, Holman, IHopkins. Hotchkiss, Chester D. Hubbard, Humphrey, Ilunter, Alexander II. Jones, Judd, Julian, Kitchen, Knott, Koontz, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Marvin, McCormick, McCullough, Mercur, Moore, Moorhead, Mungen, Myers, Newcomb, Núblack, Nicholson, Orth, Paine, Pettis, Pile, Plants, Randall, Raum, Robinson, Ross, Schenck, Scofield, Shanks, Smith, Spalding, Starkweather, Stevens, Stone, Stover, Taylor, Upson, Robert T., Van Horn, Cadwalader C. Washburn, William B. Washburn. Welker, Whittemore, William Williams, James F. Wilson, John T. Wilson, Woodbridge, Woodward–92.

NAYs–Messrs. Delos R. Ashley, Banks, Beaman, Blair, Boutwell, Bowen, Bromwell, Broomall, Buckley, Benjamin F. Butler, Roderick, R. Butler, Cake, Cary, 'hurchill, Sidney Clarke, Cook, Corley, Covode, Dawes, Dickey. Thomas D. Eliot, James T. Elliott, Ferriss, Fields, French, Golladay, Goss, Gove, Grover, Halsey, Higby, Hooper, Hulburd, Jenckes, Johnson. Kelley, Kelsey, Ketcham. Laffin, Lash, ' Maynard, McKee, Miller, Morrell, Nunn, O’Neill, Perham, Phelps, Pike. Poland, Pomeroy, Price, Prince, Pruyn, Robertson, Roots,Sawyer, Seiye,Shellaharger, Stokes, Sypher, Taffe, Thomas, John Trimble, £ Twięci. ' Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Ward, Thomas Wiliams—71.

Mr. Shellabarger then withdrew his amendment, and the joint resolution passed-yeas 140, nays 37, (not voting 46,) as follow:

YEAs—Messrs. Allison, Ames, Arnell, Delos R. Ashley, James M. Ashley, Baker, Banks, Beaman, Beatty, Ben# Benton, Bingham, Blaine, Blair, Boutwell, owen, Bromwell, Broomall, Buckland, Buckley, Benamin F. Butler, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Churchill, eader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Clift, Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Corley, Covode, Cullom, Dawes, Dickey, Dockery, Dodge, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, Ela, Thomas D. Eliot, James T. Elliott, Farnsworth, Ferriss, Ferry, Fields, French, Garfield, Goss, Gove, Gravely, Griswold, Halsey, Hamilton, IIaughey, Hea

ton, Higby, Hill, Hooper, Hopkins, Chester D. Hubbard,
IIulburd, Hunter, Alexander 11. Jones, Judd, Julian,
Relley, # , Kelsey. Retcham, Ritchen, Koontz,
Laflin. Lash, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence,
Logan, Loughridge, Lynch, Marvin, Maynard, McKee,
Mercur, Miller, Moore, Moorhead, Morrell. Myers,
O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Perham, Peters, Pettis. Pile,
Plants, Poland, Pomeroy, Price, Prince, Raum. Roots,
Sawyer, Schenck, Scofield, Selye, Shanks. Shellabarger,
Smith, Starkweather, Stevens, Stokes, Stover, Sypher,
Taffe, Taylor, Thomas, Tift, John Trimble, Trowbridge,
Twichell. Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert
T. Van IIorn, Ward, Cadwalader C. Washburn, William
B. Washburn, Welker, Whittemore, Thomas Williams,
William Williams, James F. Wilson, John T. Wilson,
Stephen F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge, and Mr.
Speaker Colfax-140.
NAYs—Messrs. Archer, Artell, Barnum, Beck, Boyer,
Burr. Cary, Chanler, Eldridge, For, Ge:, Galladay, Grover,
Haight, Hawkins, Holman, Hotchkiss, Humphrey, Jenckes,
Johnson, Knott, Marshall, McCormick, # Mungen,
Miblack, Nicholson, Phelps, Pruyn, Randall, Robinson, Ross,
Stone, Taber, Van Trump, Woodward, Young—37.
IN SENATE.

February 23–The Senate disagreed to the amendment of the House, and asked a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon; which was agreed to–yeas 32, nays 17, as follow:

YEAs—Messrs. Anthony, Cattell, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, £ Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Frelinghuysen Grimes, Harris, Howard, Howe, Morgan. Morrill o Maine. Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Willey, Williams, Wilson

–32. NAYs-Messrs. Abbott, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Kellogg, McCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Pool, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Wickers, Warner, Whyte-17. Messrs. Stewart, Conkling, and Edmunds were appointed the managers of the conference on the £ of the Senate; and Messrs. Boutwell, Bingam, and Logan were appointed on the part of the House, the House having agreed to the conference—yeas 117.>nays 37, not voting 68. February 25–The conference reported, recommending that the House recede from their amendment, and agree to the resolution of the Senate, with an amendment, as follows: In section 1, line 2, strike out the words “and hold office,” and the Senate agree to the same. February 26–The Senate agreed to the report —yeas 39, nays 13, as printed on page 399. ebruary 25—The House agreed to the report —yeas 144, nays 44, not voting 35, as printed on page 399.

XLI.

MEMBERS OF THE CABINET OF PRESIDENT GRANT, AND OF THE FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS.

PRESIDENT GRANT's CABINET."

Secretary of State—HAMILTON FISH, of New York, vice ELLIIIU B. WASHBURNE, of Illinois, resigned March 10, 1869.

Secretary of the Treasury—GEORGE S. BouT. WELL, of Massachusetts.

Secretary of War—John A. RAwl.INs, of Illinois.

Secretary of the Navy—GEORGE M. RoBESON, of

York, was nominated and confirmed as Secretary of the Treasury March 5, and resigned March 9, being found

*Mr. Washburne was nominated and confirmed as *Secretary of State March 5, and resigned March 10, to

take effect upon the qualification of his successor, which disqualified by the act of Congress of September 2, took place March 16. Mr. Alexander T. Stewart, of New 1789, providing that the Secretary of the Treasury, with

« AnteriorContinuar »