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which were severally read a first and second time, referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia, and ordered to be printed.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 511) for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes—the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Cox to amend the motion of Mr. Wickliffe to amend the motion of Mr. Olin to refer the said bill to the Committee on Military Affair?.

After debate,

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

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

H. R. 290. An act for the relief of Thomas Young and George Young, owners of the schooner "Elizabeth Mary," without amendment; and

H. Res. 560. Joint resolution granting authority to the independent line of telegraph to locate and construct their telegraph, with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

The Senate have disagreed to the amendments of this house to the bill of the Senate (S. 492) to amend the laws relating to the Post Office Department; ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Collamer, Mr. Trumbull, and Mr. Rice the committee of conference on the part of the Senate.

The Senate insist on their amendments to the amendment of the House to the bill of the Senate (S. 407) to fix the terms of the circuit court in the district of Wisconsin; agree to the conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Trumbull, Mr. Doolittle, and Mr. Grimes the committee of conference on the part of the Senate.

The Senate have passed a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 545. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to further promote the efficiency of the navy," approved December 21, 1861, and for other purposes; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

On motion of Mr. Frederick A. Conkling, by unanimous consent, the bill of the Senate (S. 545) to amend an act entitled "An act to further promote the efficiency of the navy," approved December21, 1861, and for other purposes, was taken from the Speaker's table, read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

On motion of Mr. Colfax, by unanimous consent, the House insisted on its amendments to the bill of the Senate (S. 492) to amend the laws relating to the Post Office Department, and agreed to the conference asked by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Colfax, Mr. Blake, and Mr. Odell be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

The House having resumed the consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 511) for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes—the pending question being on the amendment of Mr. Cox to the amendment of Mr. Wickliffe to the motion of Mr. Olin to refer the same to the Committee on Military Affairs.

After debate,

Mr. Olin withdrew his said motion to refer.

The question then recurring on the third reading of the bill,
Mr. Olin moved the previous question.

Pending which,

Mr. Pendleton moved that there be a call of the House.

Pending which,

Mr. Ancona moved that he be excused from voting thereon.

Pending which,

Mr. Mallory moved, at 11 o'clock and 33 minutes p. m., that the

House adjourn.

And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, {

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

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Mr. Aaron A. Sargent

John B. Alley John Law George K. Shiel
Sydenham E. Ancona Jesse Lazear Edward H. Smith
Joseph Baily Robert McKnight William G. Steele
Charles J. Biddle Robert Mallory John D. Stiles
Samuel S. Cox Henry May Benjamin F. Thomas

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Mr. Frederick A. Pike Mr. John P. C. Shanks Mr. John P. Verree
Theodore M. Pomeroy William P. Shfffield John W. Wallace

Alexander H. Riie Samuel Shellabarger Ellihu B. Washburae

John H. Rice Socrates N. Sherman Albert S. White

Edward H. Rollins John L. N. Str.itton James F. Wilson

Charles B. Sedgwick Charles H. Van Wyck . William Windom.

So the motion was agreed to,

And the House accordingly adjourned.

TUESDAY, February 24, 1863.

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

By Mr. Wilson: The petition of citizens of Iowa, for peace; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Stevens: The petition of officers and soldiers of the 50th regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, asking compensation for certain losses; which was referred to the Committee of IVays and Means.

By Mr. Frederick A. Conkling: The memorial of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, praying for the passage of the bill to authorize the President to issue letters of marque and reprisal; which was referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. William Allen: Joint resolutions of the legislature of Ohio, in relation to the construction of a ship canal; which were referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals.

Mr. Granger, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the committee had examined and found truly enrolled 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. 451. An act to prevent correspondence with rebels;

S. 473. An act to amend an act entitled "An act 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;"

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. 535. An act for the relief of Emma L. Fuller.

When

The Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Granger, from the same committee, reported that the committee did this day present to the President of the United States bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 448. An act for the relief of Colonel Joseph Paddock;

H. R. 357. An act to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Arizona;

H. R. 267. An act to divide the State of Michigan into two judicial districts, and to provide for holding the district and circuit courts therein; and

H. R. 722. An act to establish certain post roads.

The House having resumed the consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 511) for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes—the pending question, when the House adjourned yesterday, being on the demand for the previous question on its

third reading—

Mr. Wallandigham moved that there be a call of the House.

And the question being put,

Yeas . . . . . . . . . . 43
Nays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

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 negative,

Mr. William Allen Mr. John Law Mr. Edward H. Smith
Sydenham E. Ancona Jesse Lazear John B. Steele
Charles J. Biddle Robert Mallory William G. Steele
Charles B. Calvert Henry May John D. Stiles

Martin F. Conway
Samuel S. Cox
James A. Cravens
Isaac C. Delaplaine
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
William A. Hall
Aaron Harding
Valentine B. Horton
Philip Johnson
James E. Kerrigan

John W. Menzies
Warren P. Noble
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
George H. Pendleton
Nehemiah Perry
Albert G. Porter
Thomas L. Price
James C. Robinson
Joseph Segar

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Francis Thomas
Clement L. Wallandigham
Daniel W. Woorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Elijah Ward
Kellian W. Whaley
Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yeaman.

Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger

Andrew J. Clements John Hutchins Socrates N. Sherman Schuyler Colfax William D. Kelley A. Scott Sloan Frederick A. Conkling Francis W. Kellogg Elbridge G. Spaulding Roscoe Conkling William Kellogg Thaddeus Stevens John Covode John W. Killinger Benjamin F. Thomas

John W. Crisfield
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Charles Delano
Alexander S. Diven
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Thomas A. D. Fessenden

William E. Lansing
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
Frederick F. Low
Walter D. McIndoe
James B. McKean
Edward McPherson
Horace Maynard
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
John Patton

Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker .
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Edwin H. Webster
William A. Wheeler
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester.

So the House refused to order a call. The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, Mr. Olin withdrew the same, and renewed his motion to refer the bill to the Committee on Military Affairs. When Mr. Olin moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to submit the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That all debate on Senate bill No. 511 be closed at half. past three p.m. this day, and the House will then proceed to a vote on the bill. And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, |

Two-thirds voting in favor thereof.
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative are—

Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
Nays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

Mr. John B. Alley Mr. George P. Fisher Mr. Theodore M. Pomeroy

James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton
Charles B. Calvert
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Schuyler Colfax

Frederick A. Conkling

Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
John W. Crisfield
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
Alexander S. Diven
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton

Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Benjamin F. Flanders

Richard Franchot
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
John A. Gurley
Michael Hahn
James T. Hale
Richard A. Harrison
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
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
John W. Noell
Abraham B. Olin
John Patton
Frederick A. Pike

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Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Joseph Segar
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
George K. Shiel
A. Scott Sloan
Elbridge G. Spaulding
John B. Steele
Thaddeus Stevens
Benjamin F. Thomas
Francis Thomas
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Werree
Amasa Walker
William Wall
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester.

William S. Holman
Philip Johnson
William Kellogg
James E. Kerrigan
John Law
Jesse Lazear

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