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H. R. 753. An act for the relief of certain persons who have performed the duties of assistant surgeons in regiments of cavalry; and

S. Res. 137. Joint resolution in relation to property devised to the people of the United States by Captain Uriah P. Levy, deceased.

When

The Speaker signed the same. Mr. Albert S. White moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable the House to take up and consider the bill of the House (H. R. 777) to aid the State of Missouri in the emancipation of the slaves

therein.

And the question being put,

It was decided in the negative, }

Two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.
The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are—

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Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
John Patton
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Francis Thomas
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Wan. Horn
Rob't B. Wan Walkenburgh
Charles H. Van Wyck
Amasa Walker
John W. Wallace
Albert S. White
Samuel T. Worcester.

Joseph Segar
George K. Shiel
Edward H. Smith
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Clement L. Wallandigham
Daniel W. Woorhees
William H. Wadsworth
Edwin H. Webster
William A. Wheeler
Kellian W. Whaley
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
James F. Wilson
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
George H. Yeaman.

So the House refused to suspend the rules.

Mr. Jacob B. Blair moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to report from the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds the bill of the Senate (S. 518) for the relief of Charles F. Anderson; which motion was disagreed to--two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Fenton, from the select committee on government contracts, submitted a report in writing; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Fenton 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.

Mr. Aldrich moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to report from the select committee on the Pacific railroad the bill of the Senate (S. 360) to grant the proceeds of the sales of certain pub. lic lands to aid in the construction of a northern Pacific railroad; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That when the House takes a recess, it be until 10 o'clock a. m.

Mr. Van Wyck, by unanimous consent, submitted the views of a minority of the select committee on government contracts; which were laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

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

Resolved, That ten thousand extra copies of the report of C. H. Van Wyck, from the committee to investigate contracts, be printed for the use of the House.

Mr. William Allen, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill (H. R. 781) to provide for the pay. ment of certain volunteer companies in the service of the United States in the war with Mexico and in the suppression of Indian dis. turbances in New Mexico, accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to a Commit. tee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Delano, by unanimous consent, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 231) amendatory of an act entitled “An act to provide for the care and preservation of the work constructed by the United States for bringing the Potomac water into the cities of Washington and Georgetown, for the supply of said water for all governmental purposes, and for the uses and benefit of the inhabitants of the said cities," reported the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time. .
It was accordingly read the third time and passed.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.

Mr. Francis W. Kellogg moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to report from the Committee on Public Lands a bill (H. R. 679) granting lands to the State of Michigan for the construction of a wagon road for postal and military purposes; which motion was disagreed to—two-thirds not voting in favor thereof. Mr. Stevens moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to submit the following resolution, viz: Resolved, That all the salary due and unpaid to the members of the 37th Congress, and who have been expelled from this house for disloyalty, be paid out of the contingent fund of this house to their respective successors of said Congress, who have been in actual attendance during the second and third sessions thereof. And the question being put, It was decided in the airmative, {{..................... ; 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—

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Stephen Baker
Fernando C. Beaman
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
James Buffinton
James H. Campbell
Samuel L. Casey
Schuyler Colfax
Wm. Morris Davis
Alexander S. Diven
George W. Dunlap
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
James E. English
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden

Thomas A. D. Fessenden

Benjamin F. Flanders
George P. Fisher
Richard Franchot
John N. Goodwin

Mr. Michael Hahn
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
William A. Hall
Samuel Hooper
Walentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Frederick F. Low
James B. McKean
Edward McPherson
Horace Maynard
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
John Patton
Nehemiah Perry
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike

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Theodore M. Pomeroy
Thomas L. Price
Alexander H. Rice
John H. Rice
Edward H. Rollins
James S. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
John P. C. Shanks
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
Thaddeus Stevens
Benjamin F. Thomas
Charles R. Train
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Burt Van Horn
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
John W. Wallace
Ellihu B. Washburne
William A. Wheeler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
George H. Yeaman.

. Edward H. Smith

John B. Steele
John D. Stiles
John L. N. Stratton
Francis Thomas
William H. Wadsworth
Elijah Ward
Edwin H. Webster
Charles A. Wickliffe "
George C. Woodruff.

And thereupon
Mr. Stevens submitted the said resolution.
Pending the question on agreeing thereto,
Mr. Stevens moved the previous question.
Pending which,

Mr. Johnson moved that the resolution be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

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 resolution was 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.

Mr. John W. Wallace moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to subnit the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That so much of House resolutions of May 17, 1858, as reduces the force employed by the Doorkeeper of this house during the recesses of Congress be, and the same is hereby, repealed; which motion was disagreed to--twothirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Train moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable the House to take up and consider the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 115) authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to release certain penalties, with the amendments of the Senate thereto; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Hale moved that the rules be suspended, so as to discharge the Committee of the Whole House from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 696) for the relief of George W. Johnson; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Whaley moved that the rules be suspended, so as to discharge the Committee of the Whole House from the further consideration of the resolutions of the House relative to "historic medals for Major Anderson, his officers and men;" which motion was disagreed totwo-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Van Horn, by unanimous consent, from the select committee on that subject, reported a bill (H. R. 782) to construct a ship canal for the passage of armed and naval vessels between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Sedgwick, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom were referred, with leave to report at any time, a bill and joint resolution of the Senate of the following titles, 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; and

S. Res. 130. Joint resolution to compensate the crow of the United States steamer Monitor for clothing and other property lost in the public service; reported the same severally without amendment.

Ordered, That they be read a third time. They were accordingly read the third time and passed. Mr. Sedgwick moved in each case a reconsideration of the vote on its passage, 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 passage of the said bill and joint resolution. On motion of Mr. Sedgwick, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee on Naval Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the following bill, petitions, &c., and that they be laid on the table, viz: 1. Memorial of the workmen of the Washington navy yard, in favor of an increase of pay; 2. Memorial of W. D. Porter, United States navy, and J. L. Jones, engineer, in relation to armor plates; 3. Memorial of G. L. Thompson, in relation to ocean steam navigation and the construction of steam ships-of-war; 4. Memorial of Morris and Moore, for increase of pay of masters in the navy; 5. Memorial of James M. Watson, commander; 6. Memorial of John C. Carter, in relation to action of advisory board; 7. Memorial of Greenville M. Weeks, assistant surgeon of Monitor; 8. Mr. Babbitt's resolution in relation to age of chaplains in the navy; 9. The memorial of war committee, that private armed vessels may be commissioned to capture the Alabama; 10. Resolution as to navy yard at Memphis; 11. Resolution as to establishing navy yard in Missouri; 12. Memorial of Colonel Marston, in relation to retiring officers of the marine corps; 13. Memorial of Master C. D. Morris, of the United States navy, praying to be placed on the active list; 14. Memorial of Edward Barrett, lieutenant commanding, for relief. 15. Petition of William A. Richardson for relief. 16. Resolution of Mr. Pike, as to appointment of midshipmen to Naval Academy; 17. Memorial of Samuel Clark, as to building of war vessels; 18. Memorial of city of Newport, tendering Coaster's Harbor island to United States government as a site for naval academy; 19. A bill (H. R. 689) to regulate the pay of clerks to paymasters in the navy; and 20. Memorial of John G. Mitchell, in relation to the capture of the schooner Royal Yacht. Mr. Sedgwick, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the memorial of Horace H. Day, for the construction of a ship canal around the Falls of Niagara, made a report in writing thereon; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Pike, by unanimous consent, from the same committee, to

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