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

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have agreed to the reports of the committee of conference upon bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 770. An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide internal revenue to support the government and pay interest on the public debt," approved July 1, 1862, and for other purposes; and

S. 554. An act to carry into effect the convention between the United States and the republic of Peru, signed at Lima on the 12th of January, 1863, and for other purposes.

The Senate have also agreed to the amendment of the House to the resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 123) to expedite the printing of the President's message and accompanying documents.

A message from the President, by Mr. Nicolay, his private secretary:

Mr. Speaker : The President of the United States has this day approved and signed joint resolutions of the following titles, viz:

H. Res. 154. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to issue American registers to certain vessels named therein; and

H. Res. 150. Joint resolution in relation to telegraph companies in the District of Columbia.

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

H. Res. 151. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of the brig General Armstrong;

H. Res. 152. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of R. R. Ward and others, assignees of Jacob Barker;

H. Res. 143. Joint resolution authorizing the appointment of a commissioner to revise and codify the naval laws of the United States;

H. R. 779. An act to modify existing laws imposing duties on imports, and for other purposes; and

H. R. 663. An act to establish a branch mint of the United States in the Territory of Nevada.

When the Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Sheffield, from the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the Senate No. 554, submitted the following report, viz:

“The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on S. No. 554, to carry into effect the convention between the United States and the republic of 'Peru, signed at Lima on the 12th of January, 1863, for the settlement of claims, and the House's amendments thereto, having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend, and do recommend, to their respective houses that the House recede from their said amendments, and agree to the said Senate bill amended to read as follows: Page 2, at the end of line 2, strike out 'five' and insert 'four.' Same page, in the 3d line, after the word “thousand,' insert the words five hundred.' Same page, at the end of line 3, strike out “five' and insert 'four.'

Same page, in line 4, after the word “thousand,' insert the words five hundred.' “Managers on the part of the House of Representatives,

" WM. P. SHEFFIELD. "D. W. GOOCH.

"R. CONKLING. " Managers on the part of the Senate

" CHARLES SUMNER.
“IRA HARRIS.
" THOS. H. HICKS."

The same having been read,
Mr. Sheffield moved the previous question.
Pending which,
Mr. Holman moved that the report be laid on the table.
Aud the question being put,
It was decided in the negative, 7 Nays.........

Yeas ................... 37

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

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Mr. Socrates N. Sherman

Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
Thaddeus Stevens
John L. N. Stratton
Benjamin F. Thomas
Francis Thomas
Charles R. Train

Mr. Burt Van Horn

Mr. William A. Wheeler
Rob't B. Van Valkenburgh Kellian V. Whaley
John P. Verree

Albert S. White
Amasa Walker

James F. Wilson
John W. Wallace

William Windom
Elijah Ward

George C. Woodruff
Ellihu B. Washburne Samuel T. Worcester.

So the House refused to lay the report on the table.

The question then recurring on the demand for the previous ques.' tion, it was seconded and the main question ordered; and under the operation thereof the said report was agreed to.

Mr. Sheffield 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 report.

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

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

H. Res. 115. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to adjust the equitable claims of contractors for naval supplies, and regulating contracts with the Navy Department; with amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

Mr. Stevens, from the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House No. 770, 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. 770) to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide internal revenue to support the government and pay interest on the public debt,' approved July 1, 1862, and for other purposes, having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend, and do recommend, to their respective houses as follows, viz:

That the House recede from their disagreement to the Senate's 6th and 7th amendments, and agree to the same with the following: Page 8, section 1, line 7, strike out all after the word 'law' down to and including the words .eating-house,' in line 14, and in lieu thereof insert: "but nothing herein contained shall authorize the sale of any spirits, liquors, wines, or malt liquors, to be drunk on the premises : Provided, That no person licensed to keep a hotel, inn, or tavern shall be allowed to sell any liquors to be taken off the premises, and no person licensed to keep an eating-house shall be allowed to sell spirituous or vinous liquors. And no person who has taken out a license to keep a hotel, inn, tavern, or eating. house shall be required to take out a license as a tobacconist because of any tobacco or cigars furnished in the usual course of business as a keeper of a hotel, inn, tavern, or eating-house.'

"That the House recede from their disagreement to the 30th amendment of the Senate, and agree to the same with the following amend

ment: Page 26, line 24, after the word oil,' insert distilled spirits, cotton or woollen fabrics.'

"That the House recede from their disagreement to the Senate's 45th amendment, and agree to the same with the following amendment: At the end of said Senate amendment add the word dollars.'

“That the House recede from their disagreement to the Senate's 47th amendment, and agree to the same.

"That the Senate recede from their 51st and 56th amendments.

" That the Senate recede from their disagreement to the amend. ment of the House to the 31st section of the bill, and agree to the same. - Managers on the part of the House of Representatives

"THADDEUS STEVENS. "JUSTIN S. MORRILL.

“S. HOOPER. "Managers on the part of the Senate

"W. P. FESSENDEN.
"EDGAR COWAN.
"W. T. WILLEY.''

The same having been read,
The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?
And it was decided in the affirmative.

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 therein.

Mr. Justin S. Morrill, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution; which was read and referred to the Committee on Printing, viz:

Resolved, That there be printed fifteen thousand copies of the act to amend an act to provide internal revenue, and that ten thousand copies of the same shall be for the use of the members of this house and five thousand for the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

The bill of the Senate (S. 544) to provide for the collection of abandoned property and for the prevention of frauds in insurrectionary districts within the United States, was taken up and read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its third reading,

Mr. Washburne moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

When
Mr. Pendleton moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,
It
It was decided in the negative, Nays.................. 77

did in the mortis Yeas ................... 40 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are—

Mr. William Allen Mr. Henry Grider Mr. Elijah H. Norton
William J. Allen William A. Hall George H. Pendleton
Sydenham E. Ancona Aaron Harding Thomas L. Price
Charles J. Biddle Richard A. Harrison William P. Sheffield
Charles B. Calvert William S. Holman George K. Shiel
Andrew J. Clements James E. Kerrigan John D. Stiles
Frederick A. Conkling Anthony L. Knapp Francis Thomas
Roscoe Conkling John Law Charles R. Train
John W. Crisfield Robert Mallory Edwin H. Webster
John J. Crittenden Henry May Charles A. Wickliffe
Charles Delano William Mitchell Benjamin Wood
Isaac C. Delaplaine James R. Morris George C. Woodruff
George W. Dunlap Warren P. Noble George H. Yeaman.

James E. English

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich Mr. Richard Franchot Mr. Alexander H. Rice
Isaac N. Arnold Daniel W. Gooch Edward H. Rollins
James M. Ashley John N. Goodwin Aaron A. Sargent
Portus Baxter Bradley F. Granger Charles B. Sedgwick
John A. Bingham John A. Gurley John P. C. Shanks
Samuel S. Blair Michael Hahn Samuel Shellabarger
Harrison G. Blake Edward Haight Socrates N. Sherman
James Buffinton James T. Hale " Edward H. Smith
James H. Campbell Samuel Hooper Elbridge G. Spaulding
Samuel L. Casey Walentine B. Horton Thaddeus Stevens
Jacob P. Chamberlain John Hutchins John L. N. Stratton
Ambrose W. Clark William D. Kelley Carey A. Trimble
Schuyler Colfax William Kellogg Rowland E. Trowbridge
Martin F. Conway William E. Lehman Burt Van Horn
William P. Cutler Frederick F. Low Rob't B. Wan Walkenburgh
Wm. Morris Davis Walter D. McIndoe Charles H. Van Wyck
Henry L. Dawes James B. McKean John P. Verree
W. McKee Dunn Robert McKnight John W. Wallace
Sidney Edgerton Edward McPherson Ellihu B. Washburne
Thomas D. Eliot Gilman Marston William A. Wheeler
Alfred Ely James K. Moorhead Kellian W. Whaley
Reuben E. Fenton Anson P. Morrill Albert S. White
Samuel C. Fessenden John Patton James F. Wilson
Thomas A. D. Fessenden Timothy G. Phelps William Windom
Benjamin F. Flanders Frederick A. Pike Samuel T. Worcester.
George P. Fisher Theodore M. Pomeroy

So the House refused to lay the bill on the table.
The question then recurring on its third reading,
Ordered, That it be read a third time.
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Mr. Washburne 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 there with.
A message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary:
Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of the following title,

Wiz:
S. 524. An act to enable the people of Nevada to form a constitu-

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