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Mr. Edwin H. Webster Mr. Albert S. white Mr. William Windom William A. Wheeler James F. Wilson Samuel T. Worcester. Kellian V. Whaley

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. William Allen Mr. James E Kerrigan Mr. Edward H. Smith
William J. Allen Anthony L. Knapp William G. Steele
Joseph Baily John Law John D. Stiles
Charles B. Calvert Jesse Lazear Benjamin F. Thomas
Andrew J. Clements Henry May Clement L. Wallandigham
Frederick A. Conkling John W. Menzies Daniel W. Woorhees
Erastus Corning Warıca P. Noble William H. Wadsworth
Samuel S. Cox Elijah H. Norton Elijah Ward
John W. Crisfield Robert H. Nugen Chilton A. White
John J. Crittenden George H. Pendleton Charles A. Wickliffe
Henry L. Dawes Nehemiah Perry Benjamin Wood
John N. Goodwin James t!. Robinson George C. Woodruff
Aaron Harding William P. Sheffield George H. Yeaman.
Philip Johnson George K. Shiel

So the motion to clear the gallery was laid on the table.
After further debate,
The hour of 4% o'clock p. m. having arrived,
The House took a recess until 7 o'clock p. m.

AFTER THE RECESS.

On motion of Mr. Francis Thomas, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were dis. charged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 542) for the relief of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company. Ordered, That its consideration be postponed until to-morrow, after the expiration of the morning hour. Mr. Fenton, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H.R. 401) relating to claims for the loss and destruction of property belonging to loyal citizens, and damages thereto, by the troops of the United States during the present rebellion, reported the same with amendments. Ordered, That its further consideration be postponed until Friday next, after the expiration of the morning hour. Mr. Hahn, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 774) to provide for the election of representatives in Congress from the State of Louisiana; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee of Elections. Mr. Watts, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 775) to regulate the holding of courts in the third judicial district in the district of New Mexico; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Jacob B. Blair, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 776) in reference to the district court of the United States for the western district of Virginia; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The House having resumed, as the regular order of business, the further 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. Olin to refer the same to the Committee on Military Affairs—

Pending the debate thereon,

On motion of Mr. Stevens, the rules were suspended, so as to provide that all debate on the pending bill shall cease at 1 o'clock p. m. to-morrow, and that after one hour devoted to offering and voting on amendments, the House will proceed, without further motion, to vote on the bill.

After further debate,

On motion of Mr. Shanks, at 11 o'clock and 27 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1863.

The following petition, memorial, and other papers, were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the rule: By Mr. Bennett: The petition of citizens of Colorado, for the establishment of a distributing office for the Post Office Department at Pueblo; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. By Mr. McKnight: The memorial of the Steamboat Captains' Association of Louisville, Kentucky, asking for compensation for certain services; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. Maynard: Papers relating to the claim of Mrs. H. Carr, for losses sustained by depredations of United States troops; which were referred to the Committee of Claims. By Mr. Sloan: Joint resolutions of the legislature of Wisconsin, asking the government of the United States to make a grant of land for the construction of a wagon road from Copper Harbor, State of Michigan, to the city of Appleton, in the State of Wisconsin; which were referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of the following title, viz: - S. 540. An act to authorize the brevetting of volunteer and other officers in the United States service; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house. The Senate have disagreed to the amendment of this house to the bill of the Senate (S. 494) to give greater efficiency to the judicial system of the United States. A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Nicolay, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did, on the 24th instant, approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz: 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;

Joint resolution bad examined aittee on Enrolleaseph Paddock.

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

H. R. 722. An act to establish certain post roads; and
H. R. 448. An act for the relief of Colonel Joseph Paddock.

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

H. R. 536. An act for the relief of Hannibal Graham;

H. R. 290. An act for the relief of Thomas Young and George Young, owners of the schooner “Elizabeth Mary;"

H. R. 699. An act for the relief of Lieutenant Herman Tuerck; · H. R. 635. An act making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1864, and for the year 1863, and for other purposes; and

H. Res. 140. Joint resolution authorizing the Navy Department to allow to Paymaster Gilbert E. Thornton $4,500 in settlement of his accounts for money stolen from him without fault or negligence on his part.

When
The Speaker signed the same.

The House resumed, as the regular order of business, the consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 511) for enrolling and calling out the national forces, and for other purposes, which was pending when the House adjourned yesterday.

After debate,
The hour of one o'clock p. m. having arrived,

The Speaker announced, in pursuance of the order of yesterday, that amendments to the bill might be submitted and voted on for one hour.

When

Mr. Olin submitted an amendment to the 7th section; which was agreed to.

Mr. Holman submitted an amendment in the nature of a substitute for the bill.

Pending which,
Mr. Olin submitted an amendment to the 11th section.
Pending which,

Mr. Colfax submitted an amendment to the said amendment; which was disagreedom tonit of Mr. Olin

The amendment of Mr. Olin was then agreed to.

Amendments to the 25th and 32d sections, and at the end of the bill, were submitted by Mr. Olin, and severally agreed to. Mr. Vallandigham submitted the following amendment:

In section 25 strike out all after the word “law," in the 10th line, to and including the word “conviction,'' in the 12th line, and insert: " every person so offending shall be subject to arrest upon warrant issued from some civil officer or court of competent jurisdiction, upon oath or affirmation specifying the offences, and upon trial and conviction.

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

It was decided in the negative,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are—

Mr. William Allen

William J. Allen
Sydenham E. Ancona
Charles J. Biddle
Jacob B. Blair
William G. Brown
Charles B. Calvert
Andrew J. Clements
Martin F. Conway
Erastus Corning
Samuel S. Cox
James A. Cravens
John W. Crisfield
John J. Crittenden
Isaac C. Delaplaine
James E. English
Philip B. Fouke.
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider

Those who voted in the

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

John B. Alley
Isaac N. Arnold
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
Roscoe Conkling
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Alexander S. Diven
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Benjamin F. Flanders
George P. Fisher
Richard Franchot

Mr William A. Hall
Aaron Harding
William S. Holman
Philip Johnson
James E. Kerrigan
John W. Killinger
Anthony L. Knapp
John Law
Jesse Lazear
Robert Mallory
Henry May
John W. Menzies
James R. Morris
Warren P. Noble
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
George H. Pendleton
Nehemiah Perry
Albert G. Porter

negative are—

Mr. Augustus Frank
John N. Goodwin
John A. Gurley
Michael Hahn
James T. Hale
Richard A. Harrison
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
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
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John Patton
Timothy G. Phelps

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So the said amendment was disagreed to.

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Thomas L. Price
James C. Robinson
James S. Rollins
George K. Shiel
Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
Benjamin F. Thomas
Clement L. Wallandigham
Daniel W. Voorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Edwin H. Webster
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
Hendrick B. Wright
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
Socrates N. Sherman
A. Scott Sloan
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
John L. N. Stratton
Francis Thomas
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Wan Horn
Charles H. Wan Wyck
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
William Wall
John W. Wallace
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester.

Amendments were submitted by Mr. Benjamin F. Thomas, in line 12, page 14, and by Mr. Diven, at the end of section 9; which were severally agreed to. Mr. Cox submitted an amendment to the 1st section, line 3; which was disagreed to. Mr. Stevens submitted an amendment to come in at the end of section 13. Pending which, Amendments to the said amendment were submitted by Mr. Shellabarger, Mr. Wright, and Mr. Albert S. White; which were severally disagreed to. The amendment of Mr. Stevens was then disagreed to. Mr. Holman moved to strike out the 13th section. Pending which, Mr. Pendleton submitted an amendment to the said section; which was agreed to. Amendments to the said 13th section were submitted by Mr. Shanks and Mr. Ancona; which were severally disagreed to. Mr. Wickliffe submitted the following amendment to the said sec. tion, viz: Insert at the end of section 13, “Provided that the men thus called into service shall be by the governor of the State organized into companies and regiments, and the officers to command them shall be appointed and commissioned by the authority of the State according to the provisions of the constitution and laws thereof, and in obedience to the Constitution of the United States.”

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

It was decided in the negative,

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