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district in the loyal States shall have one additional nomination of a midshipman to be appointed as heretofore on the nomination of the members of the House of Representatives; and that the members and delegates of the present House of Representatives shall each be entitled to make one additional nomination of midshipmen in the Naval Academy.” And the amendment of Mr. Stevens to the said amendment having been read as follows, viz: Strike out all after the words “rebellion lasts,” and insert in lieu thereof, “there shall be one additional midshipman appointed for each congressional district in the loyal States to be recommended by the members and delegates of the House of Representatives as heretofore, and the additional midshipmen for the next class shall be appointed on the recom

mendation of the members and delegates to this Congress.” And the question being put, Will the House agree to the said amendment to the amendment?

It was decided in the affirmative,

Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Nays . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - 26

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

Mr. William Allen
John B. Alley
Isaac N. Arnold
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Joseph Baily
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
Charles J. Biddle
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James H. Campbell
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
George T. Cobb
Schuyler Colfax
Martin F. Conway
Samuel S. Cox
John W. Crisfield
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
George P. Fisher
Richard Franchot
Daniel W. Gooch

Mr. John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
John A. Gurley
James T. Hale
William A. Hall
Samuel Hooper
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Anthony L. Knapp
William E. Lansing
John Law
Cornelius L. L. Leary
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Walter D. McIndoe
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Gilman Marston .
Horace Maynard
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
John W. Noell
Elijah H. Norton
Abraham B. Olin
John Patton
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike

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Mr. Theodore M. Pomeroy

Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
Joseph Segar
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
Thaddeus Stevens
Charles R. Train
Carey A.Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Van Horn
Rob't B. Wan Walkenburgh
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Daniel W. Voorhees
John W. Wallace
E. P. Walton
William A. Wheeler
Kellian W. Whaley
James F. Wilson
William Windom
George C. Woodruff
Hendrick B. Wright
George H. Yeaman.

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot

Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Aaron Harding

Mr. Richard A. Harrison
William S. Holman
Philip Johnson
Frederick F. Low
Robert Mallory
Warren P. Noble

Mr. Aaron A. Sargent
George K. Shiel
A. Scott Sloan
John D. Stiles
Benjamin F. Thomas

Mr. William H. Wadsworth
Edwin H. Webster
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
Samuel T. Worcester.

So the amendment to the amendment was agreed to. The 11th amendment, as amended, and the 12th amendment were then severally agreed to. The 4th and 5th amendments having been read as follows, viz: In line 151, (printed bill,) after word “dry-dock,” insert “for building a floating or sectional dock of sufficient size and capacity for raising any vessels now building;” lines 155 and 156 strike out all after the word “kinds,” and insert “twelve hundred and thirteen thousand and three dollars.” And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto? Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Nays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 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. Cyrus Aldrich Mr. Bradley F. Granger Mr. Albert G. Riddle

John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton

Jacob P. Chamberlain

John A. Gurley
Edward Haight
Richard A. Harrison
Samuel Hooper
Walentine B. Horton
William Kellogg
Anthony L. Knapp
William E. Lansing

Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
Joseph Segar
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
A. Scott Sloan

Ambrose W. Clark Owen Lovejoy Edward H. Smith George T. Cobb Frederick F. Low Elbridge G. Spaulding Schuyler Colfax Walter D. McIndoe John B. Steele

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Sydenham E. Ancona

Mr. Samuel L. Casey
Andrew J. Clements

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Joseph Baily Samuel S. Cox Aaron Harding
Charles J. Biddle James A. Cravens William S. Holman
Jacob B. Blair John J. Crittenden Philip Johnson

Samuel S. Blair
Charles B. Calvert
James H. Campbell

William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Sidney Edgerton

George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
John Law

Mr. Cornelius L. L. Leary Mr. Elijah H. Norton Mr. William H. Wadsworth

Edward McPheison George H. Pendleton Edwin H. Webster

Robert Mallory Albert G. Porter Chilton A. White

Henry May James S. Rollins Charles A. Wickliffe

John W. Menries Thaddeus Stevens Samuel T. Worcester

William Mitchell John D. Stiles George H. Yeaman.

John T. Nixon Rowland E. Trowbridge

So the said amendments were agreed to.

All of the amendments having been disposed of,

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

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

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Stevens moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 118. Joint resolution to revive "An act to secure to the officers and men actually employed in the western department, or department of Missouri, their pay, bounty, and pension, and for other purposes;''

H. R. 737. An act to issue an American register to the steamship "Karnak," severally without amendment; and

H. R. 634. An act giving aid to the State ot Missouri for the purpurpose of securing the abolishment of slavery in said State, with an amendment; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

The Senate have postponed indefinitely a bill of this house of the following title, viz:

H. R. 562. An act for the relief of the estate of Lieutenant Joseph Wheaton, deceased.

The Senate have agreed to the amendment of this house to the bill of the Senate (S. 407) to fix the terms of the circuit court in the district of Wisconsin, with an amendment, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

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

S. 506. An act to prevent and punish frauds upon the revenue, to provide for the more certaui and speedy collection of claims in favor of the United States, and for other purposes;

S. 514. An act for the relief of Elizabeth M. Baxter, widow of the late Robert Baxter, second lieutenant of the 10th regiment Minnesota volunteers; and

S. 515. An act to authorize an increase in the number of major generals and brigadier generals for forces in the service of the United States; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

On motion of Mr. Hooper, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the bill of the Senate (S. 486) to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of United States stocks, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof, be printed.

Mr. Granger, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:

H. R. 582. An act for the relief of persons for damages sustained by reason of depredations and injuries by certain bands of Sioux Indians.

When

The Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Granger, from the same committee, reported that the committee did, on the 12th instant, present to the President of the United States a bill 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.

Another message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz:

S. Res. 114. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay to Perry E. Brocchus his salary as judge of the supreme court of the United States for the Territory of New Mexico;

S. 422. An act for the relief of the heirs of Almond D. Fisk, deceased; and

• S. 451. An act to prevent correspondence with rebels;
in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

The Speaker having proceeded, as the regular order of business, to call the committees for reports of a private nature,

Mr. Fenton, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 475) lor the relief of Albert Brown, 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 ordered to be printed.

Mr. Walton, from the Committee of Claims, reported joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 151. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of the brig General Armstrong; and

H. Res. 152. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of R. R. Ward and others, assignees of Jacob Barker; which were severally read a first and second time.

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

Being engrossed, they were accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Hale, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 748) to pay Wm. Brindle, late receiver and disbursing agent of Pawnee land district, for clerk hire and office rent; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means.

On motion of Mr. Eliot,

Ordered, That the Committee on Commerce be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Wm. Stetson and others, owners of the schooner General Knox; and that the same be laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Windom,

Ordered, That the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads be discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 606) for the relief of Gardon S. Hubbard and A. T. Spencer, and that the same be laid on the table.

Mr. Mallory, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported a bill (H. R. 749) for the relief of James C. Mattingly, postmaster at Bardstown, Kentucky; 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. Mallory 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. Wilson, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 477) for the relief of Cyrus Clapp, and his guarantors, or sureties, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That it be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Wilson 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. Wilson,

Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the memorials in the case of Pierce and Bacon, and others, for the payment of the Floyd acceptances, and that the same be laid on the table.

Mr. Pendleton, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 709) for the benefit of Simon and Emanuel Bamberger, reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

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

Mr. Pendleton 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. Pendleton, from the same committee, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 313) for the relief of John Cradlebaugh, reported the same without amendment. Ordered, That it be read a third time.

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