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Pending which,
Mr. Pendleton moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

1 Yeas................... 44 It was decided in the negative, i

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

Mr. William Allen

Sydenham E. Ancona
Joseph Baily
Charles J. Biddle
Charles B. Calvert
Andrew J. Clements
Martin F. Conway
Erastus Corning
Samuel S. Cox
James A. Cravens
George W. Dunlap
W. McKee Dunn
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
Edward Haight

Mr. William A. Hall

Aaron Harding
William S. Holman
Philip Johnson
James E. Kerrigan
Anthony L. Knapp
John Law
John W. Menzies
James R. Morris
Elijah H. Norton
Moses F. Odell
George H. Pendleton
Nehemiah Perry
Albert G. Porter
Thomas L. Price

Mr. Joseph Segar

George K. Shiel
Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
John L. N. Stratton
Clement L. Vallandigham
Daniel W. Voorhees
Elijah Ward
Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yeaman.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

John B. Alley
Isaac N, Arnold
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden

Mr. Richard Franchot

Daniel W. Gooch
John N. Goodwin
James T. Hale
Richard A. Harrison
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Frederick F. Low
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Horace Maynard
William Mitchell
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
John W. Noell
Abraham B. Olin
Timothy G. Phelps

Mr. Frederick A. Pike

Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
James S. Rollins
Aaron A. dargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
Benjamin F. Thomas
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Van Horn
Rob't B. Van Valkenburgh
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
John W. Wallace
Ellihu B. Washburne
William A. Wheeler
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester.

So the House again refused to lay the bill on the table.

Mr. Cravens moved, at 1 o'clock and 30 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn. And the question being put,

1 Yeas ......... ......... 19 It was decided in the negative, } ,

os Nays ................... The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present.

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Mr. Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Joseph Baily
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Andrew J. Clements
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
Martin F. Conway
John Covode
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton

Thomas A. D. Fessenden

Richard Franchot
Daniel W. Gooch
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger

Mr. James T. Hale
Richard A. Harrison
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Frederick F. Low
James B. McKean
Edward McPherson
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
William Mitchell
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
James R. Morris
John W. Noell
Abraham B. Olin
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Albert G. Porter

So the House refused to adjourn. The question again recurring on the engrossment of the bill, it was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time. The question then being on its passage, Mr. Noell 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,

Mr. William G. Steele

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John D. Stiles
Clement L. Wallandigham
Elijah Ward
Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin Wood.

Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
James S. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
Joseph Segar
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
John L. N. Stratton
Benjamin F. Thomas
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Van Horn
Rob't B. Van Walkenburgh
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
William Wall
Ellihu B. Washburne
Edwin H. Webster
William A. Wheeler
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester

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So the bill was 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

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The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter

from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to a resolution of the House of the 16th ultimo, in regard to the redemption, &c., of the United States loan of 1842; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Fenton, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was recommitted the bill of the Court of Claims (H. R. C. C. 111) for the relief of O. B. and Oliver S. Latham, reported the same with an amendment. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and printed. Mr. Gooch, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Printing, viz: Resolved, That there be printed for the use of members of the House 25,000 copies of the report of the joint committee on the conduct of the war, submitted in the Senate December 22, 1862. On motion of Mr. Colfax, Ordered, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be discharged from the further consideration of a communication from the Postmaster General in relation to conferring the franking privilege on military governors, and that the same be laid on the table. Mr. Colfax, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported a bill (H.R. 650) to authorize additional mailable matter; 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. Colfax 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. Mr. Hale, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of Charles F. Stansbury, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H.R. 651) for his relief; which bill 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 the bill and report ordered to be printed. Mr. Lehman, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz: Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing the 78th and 79th sections of the internal tax law. Mr. Biddle, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz: Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be instructed to inquire into the expediency of simplifying the mode of cancelling stamps, as now prescribed by the act of July 1, 1862. Mr. Eliot, by unanimous consent, introduced a joint resolution (H.Res. 125) to grant the use of a portion of Judiciary square for a free library and reading-room for soldiers; 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. Eliot 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 joint resolution. Mr. Sheffield, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Committee on Commerce be, and it is hereby, instructed to inquire into the expediency of creating the office of assistant collector for the collection district of the city of New York, and of abolishing such other office or offices in the said district as can be dispensed with without prejudice to the public service, with leave to report by bill or otherwise. Mr. Wilson, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill (H. R. 652) to provide circuit courts for the districts of California and Oregon, and for other purposes; which was read a first and second time, recommitted to the said committee, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Timothy G. Phelps, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of Richard Chenery, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H.R. 653) for his relief; which bill was read a first and second time, and the bill and report recommitted to the said committee, and ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Aldrich, Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 473) to fix and determine the amount of expenses incurred in the suppression of Indian hostilities in western Utah in the year 1860, and the petitions of W. H. Brumfield and Mrs. M. A. Ormsby, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. On motion of Mr. Aldrich, Ordered, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of the legislative assembly of Washington Territory relative to the appointment of Indian agent in the Spokane country, and that the same be laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Stevens, the House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Holman reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union under consideration, and particularly the special order, viz: H. R. 635. A bill making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, had come to no resolution thereon. And then, On motion of Mr. Cravens, at 4 o'clock p.m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1863.

The following petitions, memorials, and papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rule: By Mr. Watts : The petition of John C. McFerran—heretofore presented December 23, 1857; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. By Mr. Wallandigham: The memorial of William Cornell Jewett in favor of peace by foreign intervention; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. Frederick A. Conkling: The memorial of the Chamber of

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