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S. 427, to the Committee on Military Affairs;
S. 438, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs; and
S. Res. 118, 119, 120, 121, and 122, to the Committee of Claims.

The bill of the House (H. R. 137) to authorize the raising of a volunteer force for the better defence of Kentucky, with the amendment of the Senate thereto, having been taken up

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

The bill of the Senate (S. 421) to forfeit the pay of absent officers of the army, and for other purposes, was then taken up, and read a first and second time.

On motion of Mr. Washburne, under the operation of the previous question,

Ordered, That it be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

The bill of the Senate (S. 432) in relation to bounty, pay, and emoluments to volunteer soldiers in certain cases was then taken up, and read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its third reading,
Mr. Holman submitted an amendment thereto.
Pending which,

Mr. Lovejoy moved that it be referred to the Committee on Military
Affairs.

Pending which, After debate, Mr. Wilson moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

A message from the Senate by Mr. Forney, their Secretary:
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 313. An act for the relief of John Cradlebaugh;
in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

The Senate have also passed bills of this house of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 359. An act for the relief of John B. Motley; and

H. R. 611. An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864; the former without amendment, and the latter with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

Mr. Granger, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee did this day present to the President of the United States a bill and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 587. An act to provide for the imprisonment of persons convicted of crime by the criminal court of the District of Columbia;

H. Res. 126. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of Thomas B. King;

H. Res. 127. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of Arthur Edwards and others;

H. Res. 128. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of George Yates;

H. Res. 129. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of Joshua Eddy's heirs; and

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H.Res. 130. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of J. W. Knaggs, administrator of Whit

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The bill of the House (H. R. 288) to construct a ship canal for the passage of armed and naval vessels from the Mississippi river to Lake Michigan, and for other purposes, with the pending amendments. thereto, was then taken up.

Mr. Washburne moved that debate be closed upon the pending

amendments. Pending which,

Mr. Holman moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

It was decided in the negative,

Those who voted in the affirmative are—

Mr. William Allen
Sydenham E. Ancona
Elijah Babbitt
Charles J. Biddle
Charles B. Calvert
James H. Campbell
George T. Cobb
Frederick A. Conkling
John Covode
James A. Cravens
William P. Cutler
W. McKee Dunn
Reuben E. Fenton
William A. Hall

Those who voted in the

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich
William J. Allen
John B.. Alley
Isaac N. Arnold
James M. Ashley
Joseph Baily
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair

Harrison G. Blake

James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Andrew J. Clements
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
Martin F. Conway
Erastus Corning
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
Alexander S. Diven

Mr. Aaron Harding
Richard A. Harrison
Philip Johnson
William D. Kelley
John Law
Jesse Lazear
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
John Patton
negative are—
Mr. R. Holland Duell
George W. Dunlap
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
James E. English
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Richard Franchot
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
John A. Gurley
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
Samuel Hooper
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Anthony L. Knapp
William E. Lansing
Dwight Loomis

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

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Albert G. Porter
William G. Steele
Thaddeus Stevens
John D. Stiles
Francis Thomas
Carey A. Trimble
John P. Verree
William H. Wadsworth
Edwin H. Webster
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
James F. Wilson
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright.

Owen Lovejoy
James B. McKean
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
Justin S. Morrill
Warren P. Noble
Moses F. Odell
Abraham B. Olin
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy

John F. Potter

Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
James C. Robinson
Edward H. Rollins
James S. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Joseph Segar
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
A. Scott Sloan

Mr. Edward H. Smith
Elbridge G. Spaulding
John B. Steele
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Burt Van Horn

Mr. Charles H. Wan Wyck
Amasa Walker
William Wall
John W. Wallace
Elijah Ward
Ellihu B. Washburne

Mr. William A. Wheeler
Kellian V. Whaley
Albert S. White
William Windom
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yeaman.

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

The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Washburne to close debate on the pending amendments.

Pending which,

Mr. Stevens moved that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. -

And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, | §: - - - - - - - - - - #

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

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Samuel S. Blair John Law Elbridge G. Spaulding
Harrison G. Blake Jesse Lazear John B. Steele
Charles B. Calvert Robert McKnight William G. Steele

James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Andrew J. Clements
George T. Cobb
Frederick A. Conkling

Edward McPherson
Robert Mallory
Henry May
Horace Maynard
John W. Menzies

Thaddeus Stevens
John D. Stiles
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge

Roscoe Conkling William Mitchell John P. Verree
Erastus Corning James K. Moorhead William H. Wadsworth
John Covode Anson P. Morrill Edwin H. Webster

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Mr. Thomas L. Price Mr. A. Scott Sloan Mr. William Wall
Albert G. Riddle Edward H. Smith John W. Wallace
James C. Robinson Benjamin F. Thomas Elijah Ward
James S. Rollins Burt Van Horn Ellibu B. Washburne
Aaron A. Sargent Charles H. Van Wyck William A. Wheeler
Samuel Shellabarger Amasa Walker William Windom.

Socrates N. Sherman

So the motion was agreed to. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of this house of the following title, viz: H. R. 617. An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863; with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house. The House then, in pursuance of its order just made, 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. Campbell reported that the committee having had under consideration the special order, viz: H. R. 659. A bill to provide ways and means for the support of government, had come to no resolution thereon. On motion of Mr. Fenton, Ordered, That when the House adjourns, it adjourn until Monday next. On motion of Mr. Holman, Ordered, That Simon Stevens, now in the custody of the Sergeantat-arms, be discharged upon the payment of costs. On motion of Mr. Hooper, Ordered, That an amendment submitted by him in the Committee of the Whole to the amendment, in the nature of a substitute, submitted by Mr. Stevens to the bill of the House (H. R. 659) to provide ways and means for the support of government, be printed. Mr. Bingham, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz: Resolved, That the special committee heretofore appointed by this house to inquire whether any officer or employé in any department of the government is a partner, or interested, directly or indirectly, in any banking-house, &c., &c., be, and they are hereby, empowered to examine witnesses, under oath, and take their testimony in writing, and for that purpose may issue process for the attendance of witnesses before them. Mr. Lovejoy moved a reconsideration of the vote by which Monday next was fixed for the next day of meeting. Pending which, Mr. Wickliffe moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. Pending which, Mr. Washburne moved, at 4 o'clock and 17 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn.

And the question being put,

Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Nays - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 29 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are—

It was decided in the affirmative,

Mr. Sydenham E. Ancona Mr. Samuel Hooper Mr. Alexander H. Rice
James M. Ashley Valentine B. Horton John H. Rice
Joseph Baily George W. Julian James C. Robinson
Portus Baxter William D. Kelley Aaron A. Sargent
James Buffinton William Kellogg Charles B. Sedgwick
Charles B. Calvert James E. Kerrigan William P. Sheffield
James H. Campbell Anthony L. Knapp Edward H. Smith
Andrew J. Clements John Law Elbridge G. Spaulding
George T. Cobb Jesse Lazear William G. Steele
Frederick A. Conkling Dwight Loomis Benjamin F. Thomas
Erastus Corning Edward McPherson Francis Thomas
William P. Culler Robert Mallory Clement L. Wallandigham
Wm. Morris Davis Horace Maynard Burt Van Horn
Charles Delano John W. Menzies John P. Verree
Thomas M. Edwards James K. Moorhead William H. Wadsworth
James E. English Justin S. Morrill Ellihu B. Washburne
Reuben E. Fenton Warren P. Noble Edwin H. Webster
Daniel W. Gooch Robert H. Nugen Kellian V. Whaley
John A. Gurley Moses F. Odell Albert S. White
Edward Haight George H. Pendleton Chilton A. White
James T. Hale Timothy G. Phelps Charles A. Wickliffe
William A. Hall John F. Potter James F. Wilson.

William S. Holman

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. John B. Alley Mr. Thomas A. D. Fessenden Mr. Joseph Segar
Isaac N. Arnold Augustus Frank John P. C. Shanks
John A. Bingham Richard A. Harrison Socrates N. Sherman
Samuel S. Blair John Hutchins Carey A. Trimble
Harrison G. Blake Owen Lovejoy Rowland E. Trowbridge
Jacob P. Chamberlain Abraham B. Olin Charles H. Wan Wyck
Roscoe Conkling Frederick A. Pike Amasa Walker
Henry L. Dawes Theodore M. Pomeroy John W. Wallace
Thomas D. Eliot Albert G. Riddle William Windom.
Samuel C. Fessenden Edward H. Rollins

So the motion was agreed to.
And the House accordingly adjourned.

MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1863.

The following memorials and petitions were laid upon the Clerk’s table, under the rule: By Mr. Dawes: Memorial of citizens of Massachusetts, against the repeal of the duties on foreign paper. By Mr. Justin S. Morrill: Memorial of citizens of New York, of like import. By Mr. Calvert: The petition of proprietors and venders of prepared fertilizers of Maryland, for exemption from taxation. Ordered, That the said memorials and petition be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

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