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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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill. Mr. Granger, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled bills of the following titles, viz: S. 438. An act for the relief of the owners of the Norwegian bark “Admiral P. Tordenskiold.” S. 505. An act to incorporate the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. S. 482. An act to establish the office of register of deeds for the District of Columbia. When The Speaker signed the same. Mr. Bingham, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 615) to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the collection of duties on imports, and for other purposes,” approved July 13, 1861, and an act entitled “An act to confiscate property used for insurrectionary purposes,” approved August 6, 1861, and all other acts an that subject, 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. Bingham 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. Wright, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H.R. 750) to provide a comfortable home for poor, disabled, and discharged soldiers; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Mitchell, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of George C. Johnson and Ewing and Clymer, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 751) for their relief; which was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed. Mr. Buffinton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 752. A bill for the relief of Eliza Adair, sister to the late Hugh Black; * H. R. 753. A bill for the relief of certain persons who have performed the duties of assistant surgeons in regiments of cavalry; and H. R. 754. A bill for the relief of Captain M. M. Hawes, assistant quartermaster, accompanied by reports in writing in the first and last cases; which bills were severally read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bills and reports ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Buffinton, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the following, viz: The memorial of D. Green, the petition of Joseph Schuerman, and the resolutions as to the expediency of allowing sutlers to trade in additional articles, and as to the number of volunteers to whom arrears are due, and that the same be laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Yeaman, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of John J. Garvin and other officers and men of the transport steamer Union, and the claim of Mrs. M. A. Ormsley, and that the same be laid on the table. Mr. Yeaman, from the same committee, reported bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 755. A bill for the benefit of the Mount Vernon Manufacturing Company; and H. R. 756 A bill for the benefit of John Dickson, of Illinois, accompanied by reports in writing thereon; which bills were severally read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bills and reports ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Dunn, Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of citizens of Washington county, Maryland, who have suffered by the destruction of their property, and that the same be referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. Pike, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of Celestia P. Hartt, widow of Constructor Samuel P. Hartt, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H.R. 757) for her relief; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed. Mr. Cox, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported a joint resolution (H.Res. 153) authorizing the adjustment of the account of Z. B. Caverly, late secretary of legation at Peru, for loss by exchange; which was read a first and second time. Pending the question on its engrossment, Mr. Holman submitted an amendment thereto. Pending which, Mr. Cox moved the previous question. Pending which, Mr. Frederick A. Conkling moved that the resolution be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to. The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the amendment was agreed to, and the joint resolution ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Cox 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 joint resolution. Mr. Timothy G. Phelps, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, by unanimous consent, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 653) for the relief of Richard Chenery, reported the same without amendment. Ordered, That it be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, and made the order of the day for to-morrow. On motion of Mr. Fenton, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That this be treated as objection day in the consideration of the private calendar. On motion of Mr. Fenton, the House resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House; and after some time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Cox reported that the committee, having had the private calendar under consideration, had directed him to report bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 621. A bill for the relief of Benjamin T. Watson; H. R. 622. A bill for the relief of Francis Dainese; H. R. 536. A bill for the relief of Hannibal Graham; and S. 338. An act for the relief of Joseph W. Dyer, Ansel L. Dyer, and William W. Dyer, severally without amendment; and H. R. C. C. 111. A bill for the relief of O. B. and Oliver S. Latham, with an amendment. Mr. Lovejoy moved, at 4 o'clock and 10 minutes p.m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to. The bills of the House H. R. 621 and 536, just reported without amendment, were severally ordered to 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. The bill of the Senate No. 338, just reported without amendment, was then taken up. Ordered, That it be read a third time. It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. And then, On motion of Mr. Pike, at 4 o'clock and 15 minutes p.m., the House adjourned.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1863.

The following petitions, memorial, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rule: By Mr. Albert S. White: The petition of loyal citizens of Maryland, asking for ten millions of dollars to compensate for the inconveniences, &c., attending the extinction of slavery in said State; which was referred to the select committee on emancipation. By Mr. Lovejoy: The petition of F. W. Waller and others, route agents on railroads in Illinois, praying for an increase of salary; which was referred to the Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads. By Mr. Timothy G. Phelps: The memorial of the legislature of the Territory of Nevada, relative to expenses incurred in an Indian war; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. By Mr. Train: The remonstrance of J. H. Grant and thirty-one others of Massachusetts versus a reduction of duty on paper; which was referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting his annual statements in regard to passengers arriving in the United States from foreign countries for the year ending December 31, 1862; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. McPherson, by unanimous consent, presented joint resolutions of the legislature of the State of Pennsylvania in favor of the repeal of the duty on paper; which were referred to the Committee of Ways and Means and ordered to be printed. Mr. Dawes, from the Committee of Elections, to whom were referred the credentials of Jennings Pigott, claiming a seat in the House as a representative from the State of North Carolina, accompanied by the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That Jennings Pigott is not entitled to a seat in this house as a representative from the second congressional district in North Carolina. Ordered, That the said report and resolution be printed. On motion of Mr. Dawes, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the bill of the Senate (S. 506) to prevent and punish frauds upon the revenue, to provide for the more certain and speedy collection of claims in favor of the United States, and for other purposes, be printed. Mr. Moorhead, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported a bill (H.R. 758) to establish a navy yard on the western waters; which was read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. 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. 659. An act to provide ways and means for the support of the government,

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, on the 13th instant, present to the President of the United States a joint resolution of the following title, viz:

H.Res. 144. Joint resolution to compensate the sailors on the gunboat “Cairo” for loss of clothing.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the bill of the Court of Claims (H. R. C. C. 111) for the relief of O. B. and Oliver S. Latham, reported yesterday from the Committee of the Whole House with an amendment,

The House proceeded to its consideration

The said amendment was then agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time. The question then being on its passage, Mr. Fenton moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass?

And it was decided in the affirmative,

Yeas . . . . . . . . .
Nays . . . . . . . .

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

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich
James M. Ashley
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
George T. Cobb
Roscoe Conkling
Martin F. Conway
Henry L. Dawes
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas D. Eliot
James E. English
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Richard Franchot
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
John Hutchins

Mr. George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Anthony L. Knapp
William E. Lansing
Owen Lovejoy
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Gilman Marston
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
John T. Nixon
John W. Noell
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
Abraham B. Olin
John Patton
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Albert G. Porter
Thomas L. Price
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
James C. Robinson

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Mr. Edward H. Rollins

Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
Joseph Segar
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
George K. Shiel
A. Scott Sloan
Edward H. Smith
Elbridge G. Spaulding
John B. Steele
Thaddeus Stevens
John L. N. Stratton
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Carey A.Trimble
Burt Wan Horn
Rob't B. Van Walkenburgh
Amasa Walker
E. P. Walton
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
George C. Woodruff
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright.

. Samuel S. Cox

James A. Cravens
William P. Cutler
Thomas M. Edwards

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