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Mr. John W. Wallace Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne Mr. James F. Wilson
E. P. Walton William A. Wheeler William Windom
Elijah Ward Albert S. White George C. Woodruff.

So the House refused to lay the bill on the table. The question again recurring on its engrossment, Mr. Stevens submitted an amendment thereto. Pending which, Mr. Diven submitted an amendment in the nature of a substitute for the bill. Pending which, Mr. Albert S. White submitted an amendment to the amendment of Mr. Stevens. Pending which, On motion of Mr. Olin, Ordered, That the further consideration of the bill and pending amendments be postponed until Friday next, after the expiration of the morning hour. Ordered, That the said bill and amendments be printed. Mr. Dunn, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 430) to provide for the protection of overland emigrants to the States and Territories of the Pacific, reported the same without amendment. Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time. It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Aldrich 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill. Mr. Dunn, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 427) for the relief of Charles Anderson, assignee of John James, of Texas, reported the same without 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. Another message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of the following title, Wiz: S. 440. An act concerning pardons and the remission of penalties and forfeitures in criminal cases; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House. Mr. Ward gave notice, under the rule, of his intention to move for leave to introduce a bill in addition to “An act to facilitate judicial proceedings in adjudications upon captured property, and for the better administration of the law of prize,” approved March 25, 1862. Mr. McPherson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill (H.R. 719) in relation to military hospitals and to organize an ambulance corps; which was read a first and second time. Pending the question on its engrossment, After debate, Mr. McPherson moved the previous question; which was seconded the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. McPherson 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. McPherson, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 463) to increase the clerical and other force of the quartermaster general's office, and for other purposes, reported the same without amendment. Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time. It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. McPherson 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill. On motion of Mr. McPherson, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the following subjects referred to the said committee by resolutions of the House, viz: In regard to the acceptance of companies, battery, or regiment for three years or during the war; in regard to the appointment of quartermasters and commissaries for the regular army; and in regard to the evasion, by paymasters or their clerks, of the act of June 18, 1862, and that the same be laid on the table. Mr. Wright, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H.R. 694) for the relief of Lieutenant Wm. P. Richner, 77th regiment Ohio volunteer infantry, reported the same without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing thereon. The House having proceeded to its consideration, Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Morris 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. On motion of Mr. Sedgwick, by unanimous consent, the joint resolution of the House (H.Res. 112) tendering the thanks of Congress to Captain James L. Lardner and other officers of the navy, in pursuance of the recommendation of the President of the United States, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken from the Speaker's table, and the said amendments severally concurred in. Mr. Sedgwick 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 acquaint the Senate with the concurrence of the House in the said bill. Mr. Justin S. Morrill moved that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Pending which, On motion of Mr. Justin S. Morrill, Resolved, That all debate in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the amendments of the Senate to the deficiency bill (H.R. 617) shall cease in five minutes after their consideration is resumed. The question then recurred on the former motion of Mr. Morrill, And being put, It was decided in the negative. On motion of Mr. Marston, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of W. H. Brumfield, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. On motion of Mr. Marston, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 660) to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the payment of horses and other property lost or destroyed in the military service of the United States, so as to provide for the payment for horses captured by or surrendered to the enemy, and that the same be laid on the table. Mr. Marston from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H.R. 658) to promote the efficiency of the commissary department, reported the same with an amendment. The House having proceeded to the consideration of the said bill, The amendment was agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Marston 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. Yeaman, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 619) to indemnify the State of Minnesota for expenses incurred in the suppression of Indian disturbances and actual hostilities in said State since the 15th day of August, 1862, reported the same with amendments. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and, together with the said amendments, printed. Mr. Yeaman, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 698) for the benefit of the president and directors, &c., of the Bardstown and Louisville Turnpike Road Company, in Kentucky, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union and printed.

Mr. Yeaman, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 137) to authorize the raising of a volunteer force for the better defence of Kentucky, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, reported the same, recommending concurrence in the said amendments.

The House having proceeded to its consideration,

Mr. Stevens moved that it be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Pending which,
After debate,

Mr. Olin moved the previous question; which was seconded, and the main question ordered and put first, Shall the bill and amend. ments be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union ?

1. Yeas ............... And it was decided in the negative, 3

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

Mr. John B. Alley

John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
James Buffinton
Frederick A. Conkling
Martin F. Conway
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Sidney Edgerton

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot

Thomas A. D. Fessenden
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
Anthony L. Knapp
Owen Lovejoy
John F. Potter
James C. Robinson

Mr. Aaron A. Sargent

Charles B. Sedgwick
Thaddeus Stevens
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
Ellihu B. Washburne
James F. Wilson
William Windom.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

William Allen
William J. Allen
Sydenham E Ancona
Joseph Buily
Stepben Baker
Portus Baxter
Charles J. Biddle
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
Alfred A. Burnham
Charles B. Calvert
James H. Campbell
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Andrew J. Clements
George T. Cobb
Schuyler Colfax
Samuel S. Cox
John W. Crisfield
John J. Crittenden
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
Alexander S. Diven

Mr. W. McKee Dunn

Thomas M. Edwards
Alfred Ely
Samuel C. Fessenden
George P. Fisher
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
William A. Hall
Aaron Harding
Richard A. Harrison
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
Philip Johnson
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
James E. Kerrigan
John Law
Jesse Lazear
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomnis
Frederick F. Low

Mr. Walter D. McIndoe

James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Robert Mallory
Horace Mayoard
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
Nehemiah Perry
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Alexander H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
James S. Rollins
Joseph Segar
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding

Mr. John D. Stiles Mr. Burt Van Horn Mr. Albert S. White
John L. N. Stratton William H. Wadsworth Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin F. Thomas John W. Wallace George C. Woodruff
Francis Thomas Elijah Ward Samuel T. Worcester
Carey A. Trimble Edwin H. Webster Hendrick B. Wright
Rowland E. Trowbridge William A. Wheeler George H. Yeaman.

So the motion to commit was disagreed to. Under the further operation of the previous question, the said amendments of the Senate were agreed to. Mr. Yeaman 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 acquaint the Senate with the concurrence of the House in the said amendments. On motion of Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, bills of the House of the following titles, viz: H. R. 665. An act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department during the fiscal year ending the 30th of June, 1864; and H. R. 635. An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, were severally taken from the Speaker's table, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. 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. Dawes reported that the committee having had under consideration the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H.R. 617) to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1863, had directed him to report the same, recommending concurrence in some, non-concurrence in others, and concurrence, with an amendment, in another of the said amendments. The House having proceeded to their consideration, The said amendments, numbered 6, 7, and 8, were severally agreed to, and the amendments numbered 2, 3, 4, and 5 were severally disagreed to. The amendment numbered 1 having been amended, the said amendment as amended was agreed to. All of the said amendments having been disposed of, On motion of Mr. Justin S. Morrill, Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate with the action of the House thereon, and request a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon. Ordered, That Mr. Justin S. Morrill, Mr. Stratton, and Mr. Biddle be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House. Mr. Porter, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 720) to make the State of Wisconsin a part of the ninth judicial circuit; which was read a first and second time. Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.

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