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votes of the two houses on the bill of the House (H.R. 659) to provide ways and means for the support of the government, submitted the following report, viz: “The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the amendments to the bill (H. R. No. 659) to provide ways and means for the support of the government having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend, and do recommend, to their respective houses, as follows: “That the House recede from their disagreement to the 12th, 13th, 22d, and 25th amendments of the Senate, and agree to the same. “That the Senate recede from their disagreement to the amendment of the House to the 1st amendment of the Senate, and agree to the Saine. “That the Senate recede from their disagreement to the amendment of the House to the 20th amendment of the Senate, and agree to the Saline. “That the Senate recede from their 6th, 9th, and 10th amendments to the second section of the bill, and agree to amend the same as follows: Strike out all after the word ‘That,’ in the first line, to the end of the second section, with all the amendments thereto, and in lieu thereof insert the following, and the House agree to the same, namely: ‘the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue, on the credit of the United States, four hundred millions of dollars in treasury notes, payable at the pleasure of the United States, or at such time or times, not eacceeding three years from date, as may be found most beneficial to the public interests, and bearing interest at a rate not exceeding six per centum per annum, payable at periods expressed on the face of said treasury notes; and the interest on the said treasury notes, and on certificates of indebtedness and deposit hereafter issued, shall be paid in lawful money. The treasury notes thus issued shall be of such denomination as the Secretary shall direct, not less than ten dollars, and may be disposed of on the best terms that can be obtained, or may be paid to any creditor of the United States willing to receive the same at par. And said treasury notes may be made a legal tender to the same extent as United States notes for their face value, eaccluding interest, or they may be made exchangeable, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, by the holder thereof at the treasury in the city of Washington, or at the office of any assistant treasurer or depositary designated for that purpose, for United States notes equal in amount to the treasury notes offered for exchange, together with the interest accrued and due thereon at the date of interest payment next preceding such eacchange. And in lieu of any amount of said treasury notes thus exchanged or redeemed, or paid at maturity, the Secretary may issue an equal amount of other treasury notes; and the treasury notes so exchanged, redeemed, or paid shall be cancelled and destroyed as the Secretary may direct. In order to secure certain and prompt exchanges of United States notes for treasury notes when required as above provided, the Secretary shall have power to issue United States notes to the amount of one hundred and fifty millions of dollars, which may be used, if necessary, for such exchanges; but no part of the United States notes authorized by this section shall be issued

for or applied to any other purpose than said exchanges; and whenever any amount shall have been so issued and applied, the same shall be re. placed as soon as practicable from the sales of treasury notes for United States notes.'

“And the committee have been unable to agree upon the 23d amendment of the Senate. "Managers on the part of the House of Representatives—

"THADDEUS STEVENS. "JUSTIN S. MORRILL.

"C. A. TRIMBLE. • Managers on the part of the Senate

in W. P. FESSENDEN.
"JOHN SHERMAN.
"THOMAS H. HICKS.”'

THON SHEPENDEN

The same having been read, After debate, Mr. Stevens moved the previous question; which was seconded, and the main question ordered and put, viz: Will the House agree thereto?

Yeas ................ 12 And it was decided in the affirmative, 3

No, Nays ................ 68 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

Isaac N. Arnold
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Joseph Baily
John A. Bingham
Jacob B. Blair
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Martin F. Conway
John Covode
William P. Cutler
Wm. Morris Davis
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Alfred Ely

Mr. Reuben E. Fenton

Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Benjamin F. Flanders
George P. Fisher
Augustus Frank
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
Michael Hahn
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
John Hickman
Samuel Hooper
Valentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William E. Lehman
Owen Lovejoy
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Horace Maynard
James K. Moorhead

Mr. Anson P. Morrill

John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Aaron A. Sargent
Joseph Segar
Samuel Shellabarger
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
John L. N. Stratton
Francis Thomas
Carey A. Trimble
Rowland E. Trowbridge
John P. Verree
William Wall
Ellihu B. Washburne
Edwin H. Webster
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

William J. Allen
John B. Alley
Sydenham E. Ancona
Stephen Baker

Mr. Portus Baxter

Charles J. Biddle
Charles B. Calvert
Andrew J. Clements
Frederick A. Conkling

Mr. Roscoe Conkling

Erastus Corning
Samuel S. Cox
James A. Cravens
John W. Crisfield

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So the said report was agreed to.
Mr. Washburne moved that the House further insist upon its disa-

Mr. Socrates N. Sherman

George K. Shiel
Edward H. Smith
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
Benjamin F. Thomas
Clement L. Wallandigham
William H. Wadsworth
Amasa Walker
Elijah Ward
Kellian W. Whaley
Albert S. White
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yeaman.

greement to the Senate's 23d amendment to the said bill, and ask a further conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon. Pending which, Mr. Washburne moved the previous question; which was seconded, and the main question ordered and put, viz: Will the House further insist upon its disagreement to the Senate's 23d amendment to the

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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
William Allen
John B. Alley
Sydenham E. Ancona
Isaac N. Arnold
Joseph Baily
Charles J. Biddle
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
George W. Bridges
James Buffinton
Charles B. Calvert
Samuel L. Casey
Jacob P. Chamberlain
Ambrose W. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
Samuel S. Cox
James A. Cravens
John W. Crisfield
William P. Cutler
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
George W. Dunlap
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards

Mr. Thomas D. Eliot

Alfred Ely
James E. English
Reuben E. Fenton
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Benjamin F. Flanders
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
John N. Goodwin
Bradley F. Granger
John A. Gurley
Michael Hahn
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
Richard A. Harrison
William S. Holman
Samuel Hooper
Walentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
Philip Johnson
George W. Julian
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
James E. Kerrigan
John Law
Jesse Lazear
Dwight Loomis

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Frederick F. Low
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
Horace Maynard
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
James R. Morris
John T. Nixon
Warren P. Noble
Robert H. Nugen
Abraham B. Olin
George H. Pendleton
Nehemiah Perry
Timothy G. Phelps
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Albert G. Porter
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Albert G. Riddle
Edward H. Rollins
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Elbridge G. Spaulding

Mr. William G. Steele Mr. Carey A.Trimble Mr. Edwin H. Webster Thaddeus Stevens Rowland E. Trowbridge Charles A. Wickliffe John D. Stiles Amasa Walker James F. Wilson John L. N. Stratton Elijah Ward William Windom Benjamin F. Thomas Ellihu B. Washburne Samuel T. Worcester.

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Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. Stephen Baker Mr. Sidney Edgerton Mr Aaron A. Sargent Jacob B. Blair Frederick A. Pike Socrates N. Sherman. Frederick A. Conkling

So it was

Ordered, That the House further insist upon its disagreement to the Senate's 23d amendment to the said bill, and ask a further conference, with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Washburne, Mr. Dawes, and Mr. Spaulding be the managers at the further conference on the part of the House.

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith, and also acquaint the Senate with the concurrence of the House in the said report of the committee of conference.

The hour of 4 p.m. having arrived during the roll-call upon the said vote, as soon as the vote was announced the House took a recess until 7 o'clock p. m.

AFTER THE RECESS.

Mr. Johnson, by unanimous consent, submitted the following reso. lution; which was read, considered, and agreed to, viz:

Resolved, That the Committee for the District of Columbia be instructed to inquire into the expediency of draining by culvert, dredging, or in some other way so improving the Washington canal that it may be cleansed and the health of the city preserved, and that they report by bill or otherwise.

Mr. Pike moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House (H. R. 659) to provide ways and means for the support of the government, was agreed to.

Pending which,

Mr. Bingham moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.

Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Washburne,

Ordered, That there be a call of the House.

The roll having been called, the following named members having failed to answer to their names, viz:

John B. Alley, Elijah Babbitt, Charles J. Biddle, Jacob B. Blair, Samuel S. Blair, George W. Bridges, Charles B. Calvert, James H. Campbell, Ambrose W. Clark, Andrew J. Clements, George T. Cobb, Erederick A. Conkling, Martin F. Conway, Erastus Corning, John

Covode, Samuel S. Cox, James A. Cravens, John J. Crittenden,
Henry L. Dawes, Charles Delano, Isaac C. Delaplaine, Alexander S.
Diven, R. Holland Duell, W. McKee Dunn, Sidney Edgerton, Thomas
M. Edwards, Thomas D. Eliot, Alfred Ely, Samuel C. Fessenden,
Benjamin F. Flanders, Henry Grider, John A. Gurley, John Hick-
man, William S. Holman, William D. Kelley, Francis W. Kellogg,
William Kellogg, James E. Kerrigan, William E. Lansing, Cornelius
L. L. Leary, William E. Lehman, Owen Lovejoy, Walter D. McIndoe,
Robert McKnight, Robert Mallory, Gilbert Marston, Horace Maynard,
William Mitchell, Anson P. Morrill, Warren P. Noble, John W. Noell,
Moses F. Odell, John S. Phelps, Theodore M. Pomeroy, John F.
Potter, Albert G. Riddle, Charles B. Sedgwick, Joseph Segar, John
P. C. Shanks, Samuel Shellabarger, Socrates N. Sherman, John B.
Steele, Charles R. Train, Carey A. Trimble, William Wandever, Burt
Van Horn, Robert B. Van Walkenburgh, Chauncey Wibbard, Daniel
W. Woorhees, William Wall, John W. Wallace, E. P. Walton, Edwin
H. Webster, Kellian W. Whaley, Samuel T. Worcester, and Hendrick
B. Wright,
On motion of Mr. Bingham,

Ordered, That all further proceedings in the call be dispensed with.

The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Bingham to lay on the table the motion to reconsider the vote by which the report of the committee of conference on the bill of the House, No. 659, was agreed to.

And being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Nays . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - 49

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

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich Mr. Richard Franchot Mr. John Patton
Isaac N. Arnold Augustus Frank Timothy G. Phelps
James M. Ashley Bradley F. Granger John H. Rice
Joseph Baily Michael Hahn Edward H. Rollins
Portus Baxter Edward Haight Aaron A. Sargent
Fernando C. Beaman James T. Hale Charles B. Sedgwick
John A. Bingham Samuel Hooper A. Scott Sloan
Harrison G. Blake Walentine B. Horton Elbridge G. Spaulding
James Buffinton John Hutchins Thaddeus Stevens
Samuel L. Casey William D. Kelley Francis Thomas
Jacob P. Chamberlain William Kellogg Carey A. Trimble
Andrew J. Clements John W. Killinger Rowland E. Trowbridge
Schuyler Colfax William E. Lansing Charles H. Wan Wyck
William P. Cutler Frederick F. Low John P. Verree
Wm. Morris Davis James B. McKean Amasa Walker
Thomas D. Eliot Robert McKnight Ellihu B. Washburne
Reuben E. Fenton Edward McPherson William A. Wheeler
Samuel C. Fessenden James K. Moorhead Albert S. White
Thomas A. D. Fessenden Anson P. Morrill James F. Wilson
Benjamin F. Flanders John T. Nixon William Windom
George P. Fisher Abraham B. Olin Samuel T. Worcester.

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. William Allen John B. Alley Stephen Baker
William J. Allen Sydenham E. Ancona William G. Brown

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