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Mr. Charles A. Wickliffe
George C. Woodruff

Mr. Hendrick B. Wright
George H. Yeaman.

Mr. Daniel W. Voorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Chilton A. White

So the motion to reconsider was agreed to.

The question then recurring on the resolution,

Mr. Washburne moved that its further consideration be postponed until the 3d of March next.

Pending which,

Mr. Washburne moved the previous question, and the House refused to second the same.

The question again recurred on the resolution.

After debate,

Mr. Wilson moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the further consideration of the said resolution be postponed until the 3d of March next 2 Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

Nays . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68

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

And it was decided in the affirmative,

Mr. John B. Alley
Isaac N. Arnold
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt

Mr. George P. Fisher
Augustus Frank
John N. Goodwin
John A. Gurley

Mr. John F. Potter

Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle

Joseph Baily James T. Hale Edward H. Rollins
Stephen Baker Richard A. Harrison Charles B. Sedgwick
Portus Baxter John Hickman John P. C. Shanks

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Mi. Philip Johnson
James E. Kerrigan
Anthony L. Knapp
John Law
Jesse Lazear
Cornelius L. L. Leiry
William E. Lehman
Dwight I/K>inis
Robert JIcKnight
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John W. Menzies
James R. Morris
John T. Nixon
Warren P. Noble

Mr. Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
Moses F. Odell
John Patton
George H. Pendletcui
Nehemiah Perry
Albert G. Porter
James C. Hobinson
James S. Rollins
Joseph Segar
William P. Sheffield
George K. Shiel
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles

Mr. John L. N. Stratton
Francis Thomas
Clement L. Vallandighani
Chauncey Vibbard
Daniel W. Voorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Kellian V. Whalev
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
George C. Woodruff
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright
George H. Yeaman.

So the motion to postpone was agreed to.

Mr. Washburne 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. William Kellogg, by unanimous consent, the bill of the Senate (S. 437) to amend the act entitled "An act to amend the act of the 3d of March, 1837, entitled An act supplementary to the act entitled An act to amend the judicial system of the United States," was taken from the Speaker's table, read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Crisfield, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Printing, viz:

Resolved, That twenty thousand copies of the eulogies on the life and character of the Hon. J. A. Pearce, delivered in both houses, be printed for the use of this house.

Mr. Morris, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 694) for the relief of Lieutenant Wm. P. Richner, of the 77th regiment Ohio volunteer infantry; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Way6 and Means, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 611) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending concurrence in the said amendments.

The House having proceeded to their consideration, the said amendments were severally agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The Speaker having announced as the business next in order the bill of the House (H. R. 675) to raise additional soldiers for the service of the government, heretofore postponed until this day. On motion of Mr. Stevens,

Ordered, That its consideration be further postponed until Monday next.

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. Pike reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the joint resolution of the House (H.Res. 30) authorizing the Secretary of War to test Sanderson's breech-loading cannon, had come to no resolution thereon.

Mr. Sheffield moved, at 4 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn.

And the question being put,

It was decided in the negative, Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

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

Mr. John B. Alley Mr. Thomas A. D. Fessenden Mr. Frederick A. Pike
Isaac N. Arnold Richard A. Harrison Albert G. Riddle
Joseph Baily Samuel Hooper William P. Sheffield
Portus Baxter John Hutchins Samuel Shellabarger
Harrison G. Blake William D. Kelley Benjamin F. Thomas
James Buffinton Dwight Loomis Rowland E. Trowbridge
Schuyler Colfax Owen Lovejoy Burt Wan Horn
Frederick A. Conkling Edward McPherson John P. Werree
Roscoe Conkling Horace Maynard Amasa Walker
Martin F. Conway James K. Moorhead James F. Wilson.

Samuel C. Fessenden

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. William Allen Mr. William S. Holman Mr. James C. Robinson
William J. Allen Philip Johnson James S. Rollins
Sydenham E. Ancona James E. Kerrigan Joseph Segar
James M. Ashley John Law John B. Steele
Charles J. Biddle Robert Mallory John D. Stiles
George T. Cobb John W. Menzies Clement L. Wallandigham
Erastus Corning Warren P. Noble Chauncey Wibbard
John W. Crisfield Robert H. Nugen Daniel W. Woorhees
George W. Dunlap Moses F. Odell William H. Wadsworth
James E. English George H. Pendleton Chilton A. White
James T. Hale Nehemiah Perry Charles A. Wickliffe.

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So the House refused to adjourn.
Mr. Ashley moved that there be a call of the House.
Pending which,
Mr. Colfax moved, at 5 o'clock p. m., that the House adjourn.
And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, §..... ... o ;

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

Mr. John B. Alley Mr. Roscoe Conkling Mr. Samuel Hooper
Isaac N. Arnold James A. Cravens John Hutchins
Joseph Baily George W. Dunlap William D. Kelley
Portus Baxter James E. English Dwight Loomis
Harrison G. Blake Samuel C. Fessenden Owen Lovejoy
James Buffinton James T. Hale Edward McPherson

Schuyler Colfax Richard A. Harrison Robert Mallory

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So the motion was agreed to.

And the House accordingly adjourned.

THURSDAY, January 22, 1863.

The following petitions and memorials were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rule:

By Mr. Potter: The petition of citizens of Milwaukie, Wisconsin, for certain amendments to the internal revenue law.

By Mr. Hooper: The petition of butchers of Brighton, Massachusetts, of like import.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Dunn: The petition of Margaret Simpson, of the Osage tribe of Indians, for the payment of commutation for a section of land leased to her by treaty; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By Mr. Hooper: The petition of William A. Richardson, for relief; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Duell: The petition of Isaac Morkins, for compensation for property injured during the war of 1812;

Also, the petition of Adline Sherman, of like import.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Lovejoy: The petition of Robert Lender, for pay as a second lieutenant.

By Mr. Todd: The memorial of the legislative assembly of Dakota, asking for the establishment of certain military posts.

Ordered, That the said petition and memorial be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Covode: The petition of sundry citizens of the United States, relative to the appraisement of liquors at the custom-houses: which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Albert S. White: The petition of citizens of Baltimore. Maryland, lor an appropriation of money to that State to compensate them for the inconveniences attending the extinction of slavery; which was referred to the select committee on emancipation.

By Mr. Duell: The memorial of J. M. Stanley, asking Congress to purchase his Indian library; which was referred to the Joint Committee on the Library.

By Mr. Alley: The memorial of citizens of New York, for the payment of certain bills of exchange issued by the authority of the War Department.

By Mr. Roscoe Conkling: The memorial of citizens of New York, of like import.

By Mr. Timothy G. Phelps: The petition of Charles Brown and H. Degraw, for compensation for grounds occupied by the light-house in Monterey county. California.

By Mr. Dawes: The petition of citizens of Conway, Massachusetts, for legislation against fraudulent contracts.

Ordered, That the said memorials and petitions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, recommending that certain unexpended balances of appropriations for Indian service in Oregon and Washington Territory be diverted and applied to payment of outstanding liabilities for Indian service in said State and Territory; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported a bill (H. R. 695) to provide for the appointment of a deputy register in the Treasury Department, and for other purposes; which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

Mr. Holman submitted the following amendments, viz:

In section 1, after the word Senate, insert the words "for the term of one year;" and in section 2 strike out the words "two years," and insert the words '' one year.''

Pending which,

Mr. Benjamin F. Thomas, by unanimous consent, submitted the following amendments, viz:

In section one strike out the words "twenty-five hundred" and insert the words "two thousand;" and insert at the end of the same section the words, "and the salary of the Register of the Treasury is hereby increased five hundred dollars per annum."

Pending which,

Mr. Stevens moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the amendments submitted by Mr. Holman and the former amendment submitted by Mr. Thomas were severally agreed to, and the latter amendment submitted by Mr. Thomas was disagreed to.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

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

Mr. Stevens moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and

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