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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, was taken from the Speaker's table, read three times, and, under the operation of the previous question, 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said resolution.

Bills and a joint resolution of the Senate of the following titles, viz:

S. 520. An act to change the name of the brig “Concord" to that of the “Rising Sun," and to authorize the issuing of an American register to the British colonial-built steam vessel “ City of Toronto," and to change her name to that of Frankfort;

S. Res. 130. Joint resolution to compensate the crew of the United States steamer Monitor for clothing and other property lost in the public service;

S. 518. An act for the relief of Charles F. Anderson;

S. 476. An act to authorize the issue of a register to the steam vessel Blue Bonnet, formerly a British colonial vessel, and to change her name from Blue Bonnet to Peconic; were severally read a first and second time, and referred as follows:

S. 520 and 476, to the Committee on Commerce;
S. 518, to the Committee on the Public Buildings and Grounds; and

S. Res. 130, to the Committee on Naval Affairs, with leave (by unanimous consent) to report the said resolution at any time.

On motion of Mr. Yeaman, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union be discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 698) for the benefit of the president and directors of the Bardstown and Louisville Turnpike Road Company, in Kentucky, and that the same be committed to a Committee of the whole House and made the order of the day for to-morrow.

The bill of the Senate (S. 535) for the relief of Emma L. Fuller was then taken up, read three times, and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
All the private bills having been disposed of,

The bill of the House (H. R. 722) to establish certain post roads, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken up, and the said amendments, under the operation of the previous question, sev. erally agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith,

Mr. Colfax moved that the votes by which the said amendments were agreed to be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

The bill of the House (H. R. 267) to divide the State of Michigan into two judicial districts, and to provide for holding the district and circuit courts therein, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, was taken up, and the said amendments severally concurred in.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Bills of the Senate of the following titles, viz: S. 506. An act 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; 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; were severally taken up, read a first and second time, and referred as follows, viz: S. 506, to the Committee on Commerce; and S. 515, to the Committee on Military Affairs; with leave granted, by unanimous consent, to report each of the said bills at any time. The bill of the Senate (S. 451) to prevent correspondence with rebels was then taken up, and read a first and second time. Pending the question on its third reading, Mr. Bingham moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was ordered to be read a third time. 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 acquaint the Senate with the passage of the said bill. The bill of the Senate (S. 511) for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes, was then taken up, and read a first and second time. Ordered, That its further consideration be postponed until Monday next, at 1 o'clock p. m. The bill of the Senate (S. 467) to prevent and punish frauds upon the government of the United States was taken up, read a first and second time, and referred to the select committee on government contracts. The bill of the Senate (S. 473) to amend an act entitled “An aat to prevent members of Congress and officers of the government of the United States from taking considerations for procuring contracts, office, or place from the United States, and for other purposes,” was taken up, and read a first and second time. Mr. Stevens moved that it be referred to the select committee on government contracts. Pending which, Mr. Bingham moved that it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary; which motion was disagreed to. The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Stevens. And being put, it was decided in the negative. The question then recurring on its third reading, Mr. Lovejoy moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said bill was ordered to be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Lovejoy 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. The bill of the Senate (S. 393) concerning letters of marque, prizes, and prize goods, was taken up, and read a first and second time. Pending the question on its third reading, Mr. Cox moved that it be referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Pending which, After debate, On motion of Mr. Sedgwick, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the said bill be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs, with leave to report at any time. By unanimous consent, it was ordered that the House will not take a recess this day, but will adjourn at 5 o'clock p. m. On motion of Mr. William Kellogg, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the bill of the Senate (S. 359) to reorganize the courts in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, be printed. Mr. Wilson having called up the motion heretofore submitted by him to reconsider the vote by which the bill of the Senate (S. 407) to fix the terms of the circuit court in the district of Wisconsin, with the amendments thereto, was referred to the Committee on the Judiclary— The House proceeded to consider the same. And the question being put, the motion to reconsider was agreed to. The question then recurring on the motion to refer to the Committee on the Judiciary, Mr. Wilson withdrew the same. The question then recurred on the amendment of the Senate to the amendment of the House to the said bill. And being put, it was decided in the negative. So the said amendment was disagreed to. On motion of Mr. Wilson, the House insisted on its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate to the amendment of the House to the said bill, and asked a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon. Ordered, That Mr. Wilson, Mr. Potter, and Mr. Windom be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. The bill of the Senate (S. 428) to facilitate the proof for the allowance of pensions having been taken up and read a first and second time, Mr. Goodwin moved that it be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. Pending which, Mr. Johnson moved to amend the said motion by striking out the words “Invalid Pensions” and inserting in lieu thereof the words " the Judiciary;" which motion was disagreed to.

The motion of Mr. Goodwin was then agreed to.

The bill of the Senate (S. 494) to give greater efficiency to the judicial system of the United States was then taken up, and read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its third reading, Mr. Sedgwick submitted an amendment thereto. Pending which, Mr. Sheffield moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said amendment was agreed to, and the bill ordered to be read a third time.

It was accordingly read the third time.
Pending the question on its passage,
Mr. Sheffield moved the previous question; which was seconded.
Pending the question on ordering the main question,
The hour of 5 o'clock p. m. having arrived,
The House, in pursuance of the order heretofore made, adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1863.

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

By Mr. Van Wyck: The memorial of citizens of New York, protesting against any reduction in the duty on paper.

By Mr. Stevens: The memorial of citizens of New York, relative to the tax on short notes.

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

By Mr. Chilton A. White. The memorial of C. W. Buck, praying that the arrears of pension due John Buck, a revolutionary soldier, at the time of his death, may be paid to his heirs; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Roscoe Conkling: The memorial of Chauncey Beston, in the case of Rhoda Wolcott; which was referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims.

By Mr. Conway: The memorial of the legislature of Kansas, concerning surveys of public lands; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

By Mr. Vallandigham: The memorial of citizens of Iowa, asking for peace; which was referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Eliot: The petition of citizens of Massachusetts, for a lightboat at Hen and Chickens, in Buzzard's bay; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House resolutions of the legislature of the State of Kansas as follows, viz:

1. In regard to the passage of a law explanatory of the act admitting said State into the Union, so far as relates to certain public lands granted by said act; and

II. Approving the policy of the administration in suppressing the rebellion. Ordered, That the said resolutions be laid on the table and printed. Mr. Hooper moved that 10,000 copies extra of the bill (S. 486) to provide a national currency by a pledge of United States stocks, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof, as it passed both houses, be printed for the use of the House; which motion was referred to the Committee on Printing. The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the bill of the Senate (S. 494) to give greater efficiency to the judicial system of the United States—the pending question when the House adjourned on Saturday last being on ordering the main question on its passage— The main question was ordered to be now put. Mr. Holman moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered. Pending which, Mr. Sheffield moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. And the question being put, Yeas - - - Nays . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - 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. Elijah Babbitt
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton
Samuel L. Casey
Ambrose W. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Samuel S. Cox
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis o
Charles Delano
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
George P. Fisher

Mr. Richard Franchot
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
Michael Hahn
Richard A. Harrison
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
Walentine B Horton
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Dwight Loomis
Frederick F. Low
Robert McKnight
William Mitchell
Anson P. Morrill
John T. Nixon
Warren P. Noble
Moses F. Odell
John Patton
Timothy G. Phelps

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Mr. Frederick A. Pike
Albert G. Porter
Alexander H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
Benjamin F. Thomas
Carey A. Trimble
Burt Wan Horn
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
Ellihu B. Washburne
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester.

Mr. Isaac C. Delaplaine
Henry Grider
William A. Hall
Aaron Harding
William S. Holman
Philip Johnson

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