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whom was referred a resolution relative to the improvement of the Wisconsin and Fox rivers, made a report in writing thereon; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Menzies moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to report from the Committee of Elections a bill to regulate the duties of the Clerk of the House of Representatives in preparing for the organization of the House.

And the question being put,

And it was decided in the affirmative, }

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
William Allen
William J. Allen
John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Joseph Baily
Stephen Baker
Portus Baxter
Charles J. Biddle
Jacob B. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
James Buffinton
Charles B. Calvert
Ambrose W. Clark
Andrew J. Clements
George T. Cobb
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
John W. Crisfield
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
Alexander S. Diven
George W. Dunlap
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
James E. English
Reuben E. Fenton

Thomas A. D. Fessenden

Benjamin F. Flanders
George P. Fisher
Augustus Frank

Mr. Bradley F. Granger
Michael Hahn
Edward Haight
James T. Hale
William A. Hall
Samuel Hooper
John Hutchins
Philip Johnson
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
Anthony L. Knapp
Jesse Lazear
Cornelius L. L. Leary
William E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
Frederick F. Low
Walter D. McIndoe
Edward McPherson
Gilman Marston
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
James R. Morris
Elijah H. Norton
Robert H. Nugen
John Patton
George B. Pendleton
Nehemiah Perry
Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Theodore M. Pomeroy
Albert G. Porter

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John H. Rice
James C. Robinson
Edward H. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
George K Shiel
Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
William G. Steele
John D. Stiles
Benjamin F. Thomas
Francis Thomas
Charles R. Train
Clement L. Wallandigham
Burt Van Horn
Charles H. Wan Wyck
John P. Verree
William H. Wadsworth
Elijah Ward
Ellihu B. Washburne
Edwin H. Webster
Kellian W. Whaley
Chilton A. White
Charles A. Wickliffe
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Benjamin Wood
George C. Woodruff
Samuel T. Worcester
Hendrick B. Wright
George H. Yeaman.

. Abraham B. Olin

Socrates N. Sherman
John L. N. Stratton
Rowland E. Trowbridge
John W. Wallace.

And thereupon

Mr. Menzies, from the Committee of Elections, reported the said bill, (H. R. 780;) which was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

Mr. Menzies moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Menzies 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 request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 523. An act to enable the people of Colorado to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

Mr. Samuel S. Blair, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, directed by a resolution of the House of the 7th July, 1862, to make an investigation into the alleged issue of patents for land included within the military reserve at Fort Leavenworth, &c, and in regard to the military reserve atFortSnelling, submitted a report in writing; which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.

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

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

H. R. 732. An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1864; with sundry amendments; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this house.

The Senate have agreed to the amendment of the House to the bill of the Senate (S. 355) for increasing the revenue by reservation and sale of town sites on public lands.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, the House disagreed to all the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (No. 732) just reported, and asked a conference with the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon.

Ordered, That Mr. Stevens, Mr. Buffinton, and Mr. Aldrich be the managers at the said conference on the part of the House. Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith. At 1 o'clock and 50 minutes a. m. the House, by unanimous consent, took a recess for one hour.

AFTER THE RECESS.

Mr. Sedgwick moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable the House to take up and consider the amendments of the Senate to the joint resolution of the Senate (S. Res. 115) authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to release certain penalties. And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, j ^ .

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. James M. Ashley
Joseph Baily
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Beainan
Charles J. Biddle
John A. Bingham
Samuel 8. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
James Bumnton
Samuel L. Casey
Amhrose W. Clark
Andrew J. Clements
George T. Cohb
Schuyler Colfax
Frederick A. Conkling
Roscou Conkling
James A. Cravens
John W. Crisneld
Henry L. Dawes
Alexander S. Diven
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
James E. English
Reuben E. Fenton
Samuel C. Fessenden
Thomas A. D. Fessenden

Mr. Benjamin F. Flanders
George 1*. Fisher
Augustus Frank
Daniel W. Gooch
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
Michael Hahn
William A. Hall
Valentine B. Horton
John Hutchins
William D. Kelley
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
Cornelius L. L. Lean'
William E. Lehman
Frederick F. Low
James B. McKean
Edward McPherson
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorheud
Justin S. Morrill
John T. Nixon
Warren P. Noble
Elijah H. Norton
Abraham B. 01 in
John Pattern
Nehemiah Perry

Mr. Timothy G. Phelps
Frederick A. Pike
Albert G. Porter
James S. Rollins
Aaron A. Sargent
Charles B. Sedgwick
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samnel Shcllabitrger
Socrates N. Sherman
Edward H. Smith
John B. Steele
John L N. Stratton
Benjamin F.Thomas
Francis Thomas
Charles R. Train
Rowland R. Trowbi idge
Burt Van Horn
Rob't B. Van Valkenburgh
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Arnasn Walker
John W. Wallace
Edwin H. Webster
Albert S. White
William Windom
Hendrick B. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Sydenham E. Ancona
Stephen Baker
Richard A. Harrison
William S. Holman

Mr. Philip Johnson
Anthony L. Knapp
James R. Morris
Robert H. Nugen

Mr. Geoige H. Pendleton
John D. Stiles
Clement L Vallandipbam
James F. Wilson.

So the rules were suspended.

And the House having proceeded to their consideration, the said amendments were agreed to.

Mr. Sedgwick 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 amendments.

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

S. .544. An act to provide for the collection of abandoned property and for the prevention of frauds in insurrectionary districts within the United States;

S. 355. An act for increasing the revenue by reservation and sale of town sites on public lands;

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;

S. 577. An act further to regulate proceedings in prize cases, and to amend various acts of Congress in relation thereto;

S. Res. 123. Joint resolution to expedite the printing of the President's message and accompanying documents;

S. Res. 130. Joint resolution to compensate the crew of the United States steamer Monitor for clothing and other property lost in the public service;

H. R. 738. An act to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Idaho; and

H. Res. 155. Joint resolution respecting the compensation of the judges, &c, under the treaty with Great Britain, and other persons employed in the suppression of the slave trade.

When

The Speaknr signed the same.

Mr. Maynard moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to submit the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk be authorized and directed to pay out of the contingent fund to Alvin Hawkins and C. L. Grafflin, claimants of seats in this house, whose claims have been adversely decided, mileage and salary from the date of their alleged elections up to the dates of such adverse decisions, respectively; which motion was disagreed to, two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Olin moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to submit the following resolution, viz:

Besolved, That the Secretary of War be, and is hereby, directed to furnish to the House of Representatives, for the use of the members of the present House, the report and maps of Captain John Mullan, United States army, of his operations while engaged in the construction of the military road from Fort Walla-Walla, on the Columbia, to Fort Benton, on the Missouri river; which motion was disagreed to, two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Fenton moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to report from the select committee on that subject a bill for the construction of a national military and postal railroad from Washington city to New York, in order that the same may be printed and laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to, two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. William Allen, by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the Committee on Military Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Daniel L. Moulton, for compensation as wagon-master, the petition of seventy-one citizens of Illinois for peace, and the bill of the House (H. R. 638) authorizing the raising of a volunteer force for the better defence of Tennessee; and that the same be laid on the table.

Mr. Johnson, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Patents, to whom was referred the petition of John P. Sherwood, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 784) for his relief; which bill was read a first and second time, and the bill and report ordered to be printed.

Mr. Wilson, by unanimous consent, presented the petition of citizens of Jefferson county, Iowa, in favor of peace; which was laid on the table.

Mr. Webster, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claim.-, reported a joint resolution (H. Res. 156) to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of Edward D. Tippett: which was read a first and second time.

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

Being engrossed it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein.

Mr. Dawes moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable Mr. Maynard to submit the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the House be authorized and directed to pay out of the contingent fund to Alvin Hawkins, of Tennessee, and to C. L. Grafilin. of Virginia, the usual mileage and compensation, the first from the 29th day of December last, and the other from the 5th day of January last, at which times they respectively claimed to have been elected to this house.

And the question being put,

It was decided in the affirmative, i »r'

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
James M. Ashley
Joseph Baily
Stephen Biiker
Portus Baxter
Fernando C. Bcamau
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William G. Brown
James Bufrmton
"Samuel L. Casey
Andrew J. Clements
Schuyler Colfax
James A. Cravens
Wm. Morris Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Alexander S. Diven
George W. Dunlap
W. McKec Dunn
Thomas D. Eliot
Samuel C. Fessendeu
Thomas A. D. Fessenden
George P. Fisher

Mr. Daniel W. Gooch
Bradley F. Granger
Henry Grider
William S. Holman
John Hutchins
George W. Julian
William D. Kelley
William Kellogg
Cornelius L. L. Leary
Willmui'E. Lehman
Dwight Loomis
James B. McKean
Horace Maynard
John W. Menzies
William Mitchell
James K. Moorhead
Anson P. Morrill
Justin S. Morrill
Abraham 8. Olin
John Patton
Timothy G. Phelps
John H. Rice
James S. Rollins

Mr. Charles B. Sedgwick
John P. C. Shanks
William P. Sheffield
Samuel Shellabarger
Socrates N. Sherman
John L.N. Stratton
Benjamin F. Thomas
Francis Thomaa
Charles R. Train
Rowland E. Trowbridge
Rob't B . Van Valkenburgh
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
Amasa Walker
John W. Wallace
Ellihu B. Washburnc
Edwin H. Webster
Kellian V. Whaler
Albert S. White
James F. Wilson
William Windom
Hendrick B. Wright.

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