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Mr. John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Andrew J. Clements
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
John Covode
James A. Cravens
Wm. Morris Davis
Charles Delano
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden

Thomas A. D. Fessenden

George P. Fisher
Richard Franchot
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
Bradley F. Granger
John A. Gurley

Mr. Richard A. Harrison
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
John W. Killinger
William E. Lansing
Cornelius L. L. Leary
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Frederick F. Low
Walter D. McIndoe
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Horace Maynard
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John Patton
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
John F. Potter
Alexander H. Rice

So the House refused to adjourn.
The question then recurring on the demand for the previous ques-

tion,

Mr. Stevens withdrew the same. The question then recurred on the motion to postpone. And being put, it was decided in the affirmative. So it was ordered that the further consideration of the bill be postponed until Tuesday next, after the expiration of the morning hour. On motion of Mr. Sheffield, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the said bill and pending amendments be printed. On motion of Mr. Stevens, the House resolved itself into the Com

Mr. John H. Rice

Albert G. Riddle
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
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Wan Horn
Charles H. Van Wyck
Amasa Walker
John W. Wallace
Ellihu B. Washburne
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright.

mittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. McKnight reported that the committee, having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly bills of the House No. 708 (naval appropriations) and No. 707, (appropriations for fortifications,) had come to no resolution thereon. Mr. Stevens submitted the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That all debate in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union on the bill of the House No. 707 (fortifications) shall cease in one minute after its consideration is resumed; and the committee shall then proceed to vote on such amendments as may be pending or offered to the same, and shall then report it to the House with such amendments as may have been agreed to by the committee. The same having been read, Mr. Arnold moved to amend the resolution by striking out the

words "one minute," and inserting in lieu thereof the words "five minutes;" which motion was disagreed to.

The resolution of Mr. Stevens was then agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, the House again 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. McKnight reported that the committee, having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bills of the House of the following titles, viz: H.R. 708. A bill making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1864, and H. R. 707. A bill making appropriations for the construction, preservation, and repairs of certain fortifications and other works of defence for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, had come to no resolution thereon.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, Resolved, That the five minutes' debate on the last item of the bill of the House No. 707 shall cease in one minute after the House shall again resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, the House again 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. McKnight reported that the committee, having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and par. ticularly bills of the House of the following titles, viz: H. R. 708. A bill inaking appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1864, and H. R. 707. A bill making appropriations for the construction, preservation, and repairs of certain fortifications and other works of defence for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, had directed him to report the same severally with amendments.

The House having proceeded to the consideration of the latter bill, (H. R. 707,)

Mr. Stevens moved the previous question.
Pending which,

Mr. Holman moved that the bill be laid on the table; which mo. tion was disagreed to.

Mr. Holman moved, at 5 o'clock and 30 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

Mr. Holman moved, at 5 o'clock and 31 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Holman moved that the bill be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Holman moved, at 5 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The amendments reported to the said bills were then severally 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. Stevens 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.

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 708) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1864, just reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union with amendments.

Pending the question on the said amendments,
Mr. Stevens submitted an amendment to the 11th amendment.
Pending which,
Mr. Stevens moved the previous question.
Pending which,

Mr. Morris moved, at 5 o'clock and 40 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

And then,

On motion of Mr. Stevens, at 5 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1863.

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

By Mr. Moorhead: The petition of John P. Sherwood, praying for an extension of a patent for door locks; which was referred to the Committee on Patents.

By Mr. Washburne: The petition of citizens of Lee county, State of Illinois, praying for the passage of a general bankrupt law; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. John B. Steele: The petition of Juan A. Robinson, praying for the payment of a draft for five hundred dollars, drawn by Thomas G. Rhett, paymaster in the United States army, on the assistant treasurer of the United States in New York; which was referred to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Edward H. Rollins: The petition of Daniel L. Moulton, praying for compensation for services as wagon-master; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Sedgwick: The memorial of F. W. Morris, C. V. Morris, and W. W. Brady, masters in the navy, praying for an increase of the pay of masters in the navy.

By Mr. Moorhead: Thé petition of G. L. Thompson, praying for an examination of his improved system in the construction and navi. gation of steamships-of-war.

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

By Mr. William H. Wallace: The petition of citizens of Washing. ton Territory, praying for the establishment of a mail route from Olympia to Steilacoom;

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Also, the petition of citizens of Washington Territory, praying for the establishment of a mail route from Olympia to Steilacoom; Also, the petition of citizens of Thurston county, Washington Territory, praying for the establishment of a mail route from Olympia to Steilacoom; Also, the memorial of the legislative assembly of Washington Territory, praying for the establishment of a mail route from Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, to Walla-Walla. Ordered, That the said memorial and petitions be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. By Mr. William H. Wallace: The memorial of the legislative assembly of Washington Territory, praying that the salaries of the registers and receivers of public money for public lands in said Territory may be fixed by law at twenty-five hundred dollars per annum; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands. By Mr. Fenton: The petition of the proprietors and editors of newspapers in the counties of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus, State of New York, praying for a reduction of the duty on printing paper; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. Trimble, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 747) to reopen the land office in the Virginia military district of Ohio, and for other purposes; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Colfax, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz: Resolved, That the Second Auditor of the Treasury be directed to inform the House of Representatives whether some plan cannot be devised by which the bounty of $100 can be promptly paid to the families of deceased soldiers, leaving only the claims for arrears of pay to be settled by the pay-rolls. Mr. Beaman, by unanimous consent, presented a joint resolution, asking the government of the United States to make a grant of land for the construction of a wagon road from Copper Harbor, running through or to township 40 north, range 37 west, in the State of Michigan, to the city of Appleton, in the State of Wisconsin; which was referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Holman moved that when the House adjourns, it adjourn until Monday next; which motion was disagreed to. The House then resumed, as the regular order of business, the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 708) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1864, reported yesterday from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union with sundry amendments, and upon which the main question was ordered to be put. The amendments numbered 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 were severally read and agreed to. The 10th amendment having been read, as follows, viz: Insert at end of line 213, (printed bill,) “Provided, That no part of the appropriations made by this act shall be applied to the pay or main

tenance of the seventy-six acting midshipmen appointed during the recess of Congress by the Secretary of the Navy in violation of law, the names of said seventy-six midshipmen being contained in executive document No. 6, furnished by the Secretary in reply to a resolution of the House of Representatives: And provided, also, That said midshipmen be dis. charged from the Naval Academy in consequence of their illegal appoint.

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And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
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Mr. Sydenham E. Ancona

William G. Brown
Charles B. Culvert
Andrew J. Clements
Frederick A. Conkling
Samuel . Cox
James A. Cravens
Henry L. Dawes
Aaron Harding
William S. Holman
Philip Johnson

Mr. William Kellogg

John Law
Robert McKnight
Robert Mallory
William Mitchell
Warren P. Noble
Robert H. Nugen
Frederick A. Pike
George K Shiel
A. Scott Sloan

Mr. Edward H. Smith

William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
Francis Thomas
Charles H. Van Wyck
Daniel W. Voorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Charles A. Wickliffe
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yưaman.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

Jobn B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Joseph Baily
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Charles J. Biddle
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Schuyler Colfax
William P. Culler
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Richard Franchot
Daniel W. Gooch
John A. Gurley

Mr. Edward Haight

James T. Hale
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William E. Lansing
Cornelius L. L. Leary
Owen Lovejoy
Frederick F. Low
Walter D. McIndoe
Horace Maynard
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
John W. Noell
Abraham B. Olin
Timothy G. Phelps
Albert G. Porter
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins

Mr. Aaron A. Sargent

Charles B. Si dgwick
John P.C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
John B. Steele
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Van Horn
Rob't B. Van Valkenburgh
John P. Verree
John W. Wallace
E. P. Walton
Edwin H. Webster
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Hendrick B. Wright.

So the 10th amendment was disagreed to.

Mr. Sargent 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.

The 11th amendment having been read as follows, viz:
Insert: 1. That hereafter while this rebellion lasts each congressional

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