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Mr. Valentine B. Horton John Hutchins George W. Julian William D. Kelley Francis W. Kellogg William Kellogg Cornelius L. L. Leary William E. Lehman Dwight Loomis Frederick F. Low Walter D. McIndoe James B. McKean Edward McPherson Gilman Marston Horace Maynard William Mitchell James K. Moorhead
Mr. Anson P. Morrill
Mr. Francis Thomas
Charles R. Train
So the House refused to lay the resolutions on the table. The question then recurring on the demand for the previous question, it was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz:
Will the House agree to the said resolutions?
And it was decided in the affirmative: N
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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
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
Benjamin F. Flanders
Mr. George P. Fisher
Mr. Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy Albert G. Porter Alexander H. Rice John H. Rice Edward H. Rollins Aaron A. Sargent Charles B. Sedgwick John P. C. Shanks William P. Sheffield Samuel Shellabarger A. Scott Sloan Edward H. Smith Elbridge G. Spaulding Thaddeus Stevens John L. N. Stratton Benjamin F. Thomas Francis Thomas Charles R. Train Carey A. Trimble Rowland E. Trowbridge Rob't B. Van Walkenburgh Charles H. Wan Wyck John P. Verree Amasa Walker John W. Wallace Ellihu B. Washburne Edwin H. Webster William A. Wheeler Albert S. White James F. Wilson William Windom Samuel T. Worcester Hendrick B. Wright.
Those who voted in the negative are—
Mr. William Allen Mr. Robert Mallory Mr. George K. Shiel
So the resolutions were agreed to. Mr. Stevens 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 concurrence of the House in the said resolutions. A message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Nicolay, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did this day approve and sign bills and joint resolutions of the following titles, viz: H. R. 523. An act to promote the efficiency of the corps of engineers and of the ordnance department, and for other purposes; H. R. 226. An act to amend an act to establish a court for the investigation of claims against the United States, approved February 24, 1855; H. R. 468. An act to extend the charter of the Alexandria and Washington Railroad Company, and for other purposes; H. R. 365. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to promote the progress of the useful arts;” H. R. 712. An act to incorporate St. Ann's Infant Asylum in the District of Columbia; H. R. 591. An act relating to habeas corpus, and regulating judicial proceedings in certain cases; H. R. 659. An act to provide ways and means for the support of the government; H. R. 731. An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department and for publishing treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the year ending June 30, 1864; H. R. 708. An act making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending June 30, 1864; H. R. 435. An act for the relief of Susan Dickson, widow of John Dickson, deceased; H. R. 647. An act for the relief of the administrator of Captain Richard Stevenson, deceased; H. R. 726. An act granting a pension to Frances H. Plummer, widow of the late Brigadier General Joseph B. Plummer, of the United States army; H. R. C. C. 111. An act for the relief of O. B. and Oliver S. Latham;
H. R. 621. An act for the relief of Benjamin F. Watson;
H. Res. 63. Joint resolution providing for the distribution of certain public books and documents;
H. Res. 96. Joint resolution relative to the claim of W. Maxwell Wood;
H. Res. 153. Joint resolution authorizing the adjustment of the account of Z. B. Caverly, late secretary of legation at Peru, for loss by exchange; and
H. Res. 149. Joint resolution for the relief of Kate R. Gaither, and others.
The bills of the House (H. R. 599) relating to the validity of deeds of public squares and lots in the city of Washington, and (H. R. 551) to establish and equalize the compensation of collectors of the cus. toms on the northern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, were taken up and the said amendments severally concurred in.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed bills of this house of the following titles, viz:
H. R. 725. An act to grant a pension of eight dollars per month, during her widowhood, to Elizabeth Housener; and
H. R. 738. An act to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Montana; the former without and the latter with amendments, in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of the House.
The President of the United States has notified the Senate that he did this day approve and sign bills and joint resolutions of the fol. lowing titles, viz:
S. 562. An act to facilitate the taking of depositions within the United States to be used in the courts of other countries, and for other purposes;
S. 534. An act for the relief of Caroline T. Renshaw;
S. 540. An act to authorize the brevetting of volunteer and other officers in the United States service;
S.537. An act to grant the right of pre-emption to certain purchasers on the “Soscol Ranch," in the State of California;
S. 564. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the employment of volunteers to aid in enforcing the laws and protecting public property," approved July 22, 1861.
S. 483. An act to establish the gauge of the Pacific railroad and its branches;
S. 557.. An act to provide for issuing an American register to the steam-vessel “Maple Leaf;"
S. 435. An act for a grant of lands to the State of Kansas, in alternate sections, to aid in the construction of certain railroads and telegraphs in said State;
S. 536. An act to incorporate the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth in the District of Columbia;
S. 494. An act to give greater efficiency to the judicial system in the United States;
S. 526. An act to authorize the appointment of an assistant treasurer of the United States, and to fix the pay of the Treasurer, assistant treasurer, clerks, and messenger, in the office of the Treasurer of the United States: S. 548. An act to provide circuit courts for the districts of California and Oregon, and for other purposes; S. 208. An act granting lands to the States of Michigan and Wisconsin, to aid in the construction of a military road from Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor, Kewenaw county, in the State of Michigan, to Fort Howard, Green Bay, in the State of Wisconsin; S. 543. An act to provide for the disposal of certain lands therein named; S. 565. An act for the removal of the Sisseton, Wahpaton, Medawakanton, and Wahpakoota bands of Sioux or Dakota Indians, and for the disposition of their lands in Minnesota and Dakota; S. Res. 131. Joint resolution to facilitate the payment of sick and wounded soldiers in the hospitals and convalescent camps; S. Res. 133. Joint resolution to grant the use of a portion of Judiciary or Armory square for a home for destitute newsboys in Washington; and S. Res. 129. Joint resolution authorizing the collection in coin of postages due on unpaid mail matter from foreign countries. Bills of the House of the following titles, viz: H. R. 615. An act 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 16, 1862, and all other acts on that subject; and H. R. 738. An act to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Montana, with amendments of the Senate thereto, were severally taken up and the said amendments concurred in. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate there with. Mr. Pendleton moved that the vote by which the amendments to the former bill (H. R. 615) were agreed to be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to. Mr. Sargent moved that the vote by which the amendments to the latter bill (H.R. 738) were agreed to be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to. A joint resolution and bill of the Senate of the following titles, viz: S. Res. 137. Joint resolution in relation to property devised to the people of the United States by Captain Uriah P. Levy, deceased; and S. 424. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish and equalize the grades of line officers of the United States navy,” approved July 16, 1862; were severally taken from the Speaker's table, read three times, and passed. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. The bill of the Senate (S. 439) to amend an act entitled “An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean” was taken up and read a first and second
Mr. Campbell moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable the House to consider the said bill without commitment. And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative, |
Two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.
Mr. Cyrus Aldrich
Mr. Richard Franchot
Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
Mr. Thomas L. Price
Alexander H. Rice
Frederick A. Pike