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Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. William Allen Mr. Richard A. Harrison Mr. Robert H. Nugen
Sydenham E. Ancona Francis W. Kellogg George H. Pendleton
Charles J. Biddle James E. Kerrigan Nehemiah Perry
John A. Bingham Anthony L. Knapp Albert G. Porter
Ambrose W. Clark Jesse Lazear Aaron A. Sargent
George T. Cobb Frederick F. Low George K. Shiel
Frederick A. Conkling Walter D. McIndoe Edward H. Smith
Roscoe Conkling James R. Morris John B. Steele
Alfred Ely John T. Nixon John D. Stiles
James E. English Warren P. Noble Clement L. Wallandigham
Augustus Frank Elijah H. Norton Charles A. Wickliffe.

Edward Haight

So the rules were suspended.

And thereupon

Mr. Maynard submitted the said resolution.

Pending the question on agreeing thereto.

Mr. Wilson moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the said resolution was agreed to.

Mr. Maynard 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.

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

Mr. Speaker: The Senate insist on their amendments, disagreed to by the House, to the bill of the House (H.R. 732) making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1864; agree to the conference asked by the House on the disagreeing votes of the two houses thereon, and have appointed Mr. Fessenden, Mr. Clark, and Mr. Pomeroy the said committee on the part of the Senate.

On motion of Mr. Stevens, by unanimous consent, the House, at 4 o'clock a. m., took a recess until 10 o'clock a. m.

AFTER THE RECESS.

Mr. Hutchins, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claims, made adverse reports in the cases of Smith Minor and Preston Bond; which were severally laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Washburne moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the views of a minority of the select committee on government contracts, submitted by Mr. Van Wyck, were ordered to be printed. The said motion was passed over for the present. Mr. Sheffield, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Commerce, reported bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 785. A bill to establish the office of assistant collector for the collection district of the city of New York; and H. R. 786. A bill in relation to the distribution of certain penalties, fines, and forfeitures under the revenue acts of the United States, and to repeal certain sections of said acts;

which were severally read a first and second time, laid on the table, and odered to be printed. Mr. Pendleton, by unanimous consent, presented joint resolutions of the legislature of the State of Ohio relating to the expenditure of public money for the construction of a ship canal in the State of Illinois, and the enlargement of canals in the State of New York; which were laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Dunn, by unanimous consent, the Committee on Military Affairs were discharged from the further consideration of the following resolutions and petitions, and the same were laid on the table, viz: Resolutions of the House relative to the establishment of hospital commissioners, to be composed of civilians; the division of the duties of the Quartermaster General's office; the establishment of a military post at or near Deer Lodge, in Washington Territory; so much of the President's message as relates to the army and to coast and lake defences; bounties to soldiers and amendment of act authorizing the employment of volunteers; the memorial of the president of the Loudon and Hampshire Railroad Company; the petition of Robert Lander; the petition of citizens of Cumberland, Maryland, in behalf of the Connellsville railroad, and the petition of citizens of Illinois for peace. On motion of Mr. Washburne, Ordered, That there be a call of the House. The roll having been called, the following named members failed to answer to their names, viz: Messrs. William J. Allen, Isaac N. Arnold, James M. Ashley, Fernando C. Beaman, Jacob B. Blair, Samuel S. Blair, Harrison G. Blake, George H. Browne, Alfred A. Burnham, James H. Campbell, Frederick A. Conkling, Erastus Corning, John Covode, James A. Cravens, John J. Crittenden, Henry L. Dawes, R. Holland Duell, George W. Dunlap, Thomas M. Edwards, Alfred Ely, James E. English, George P. Fisher, Richard Franchot, Augustus Frank, Daniel W. Gooch, Michael Hahn, Aaron Harding, John Hickman, Philip Johnson, William Kellogg, James E. Kerrigan, John W. Killinger, Anthony L. Knapp, William E. Lansing, Owen Lovejoy, Walter D. McIndoe, James B. McKean, Robert McKnight, John W. Noell, Moses F. Odell, John Patton, Nehemiah Perry, John S. Phelps, John F. Potter, James C. Robinson, Edward H. Rollins, James S. Rollins, Joseph Segar, John P. C. Shanks, A. Scott Sloan, John D. Stiles, William Vandever, Robert B. Van Walkenburgh, Chauncey Wibbard, Daniel W. Voorhees, William Wall, E. P. Walton, Elijah Ward, Edwin H. Webster, William A. Wheeler, Kellian W. Whaley, Albert S. White, Hendrick B. Wright. And then, On motion of Mr. Baker, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with. Mr. Fenton, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of H. R. Crosbie, made a report thereon, accompanied by a bill (H. R. 787) for his relief; which bill was read a first and second time, committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and the bill and report ordered to be printed. Mr. Washburne moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable the House to take up and consider at this time the bills of the Senate of the following titles, 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; and S. 524. An act to enable the people of Nevada 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. And the question being put on the said motion, Yeas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Nays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 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—

It was decided in the negative, {

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich Mr. Bradley F. Granger Mr. Theodore M. Pomeroy
John B. Alley Michael Hahn Alexander H. Rice
James M. Ashley James T. Hale John H. Rice
Elijah Babbitt Richard A. Harrison Aaron A. Sargent
Stephen Baker Samuel Hooper Charles B. Sedgwick
Harrison G. Blake Valentine B. Horton Samuel Shellabarger
George W. Bridges John Hutchins Socrates N. Sherman
James Buffinton George W. Julian A. Scott Sloan
Samuel L. Casey William D. Kelley Francis Thomas
Jacob P. Chamberlain William Kellogg Charles R. Train
Ambrose W. Clark Dwight Loomis Carey A. Trimble
Schuyler Colfax Owen Lovejoy Rowland E. Trowbridge
Frederick A Conkling Frederick F. Low Burt Wan Horn
William P. Cutler Walter D. McIndoe John P. Werree
Henry L. Dawes James B. McKean Amasa Walker
W. McKee Dunn Edward McPherson William Wall
Thomas D. Eliot William Mitchell John W. Wallace
Reuben E. Fenton James K. Moorhead Ellihu B. Washburne
Samuel C. Fessenden Anson P. Morrill Albert S. White
Thomas A. D. Fessenden John T. Nixon James F. Wilson
Benjamin F. Flanders Timothy G. Phelps William Windom
Richard Franchot Frederick A. Pike Samuel T. Worcester.

Those who voted in the negative are—

Mr. William Allen Mr. Edward Haight Mr. Edward H. Smith
Sydenham E. Ancona John Law John B. Steele
Joseph Baily Jesse Lazear William G. Steele
Charles J. Biddle William E. Lehman John D. Stiles
Charles B. Calvert Robert Mallory Benjamin F. Thomas
Andrew J. Clements Henry May Clement L. Wallandigham
George T. Cobb John W. Menzies Charles H. Van Wyck
Roscoe Conkling James R. Morris Daniel W. Woorhees
Martin F. Conway Warren P. Noble William H. Wadsworth
Samuel S. Cox Elijah H. Norton Elijah Ward
John W. Crisfield Robert H. Nugen Chilton A. White
Charles Delano Nehemiah Perry Charles A. Wickliffe
George W. Dunlap Thomas L. Price Benjamin Wood
James E. English James C. Bobinson George C. Woodruff
Philip B. Fouke Joseph Segar George H. Yeaman.

Henry Grider William P. Sheffield

So the House refused to suspend the rules. On motion of Mr. McPherson, by unanimous consent, leave was granted for members to hand in to the Clerk, in order that the same should be printed and laid on the table such reports as had been directed to be made by committees. When Reports of committees were handed in as follows: By Mr. Aldrich, from the Committee on Indian Affairs: S. 418. 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. 413. An act for the extinction of Indian titles to lands in Kansas, for the removal of the Indians from said State, and for procuring them homes elsewhere. Ordered, That the said bills be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. Aldrich, from the same committee: H. R. 788. A bill to provide for the settlement of certain accounts of Brigham Young, late governor and ea officio superintendent of Indian affairs for the Territory of Utah; H. Res. 157. Joint resolution for the relief of Elizabeth Woodward and George Chorpenning, of Pennsylvania, accompanied by reports in writing; which were severally laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. By Mr. Aldrich, from the same committee: H. R. 789. A bill for the relief of the widow and heirs of the late Isaac I. Stevens. H. R. 790. A bill to authorize the making of a treaty with the Ute Indians, of Colorado Territory, with a view to the purchase of their lands in that Territory. H. R. 791. A bill to authorize the making of a treaty with the Brule and Yanctonais bands of the Sioux or Dakota Indians, of Dakota Territory, with a view to the purchase of their lands in that Territory. #. Res. 158. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to negotiate a treaty with the Stockbridge and Munsee Indians, of Wisconsin. Ordered, That the said bills and joint resolution be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. Aldrich, from the same committee, to whom were referred bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 667. A bill to provide for a superintendent of Indian affairs for the region embraced by the State of Oregon and Territory of Washington lying east of the Cascade mountains; H. R. 735. A bill to provide for the appointment of an Indian agent for the Ottawas, the Chippewas of Swan Creek, and the Christian Indians of Kansas; H. R. 764. A bill to provide for the appointment of Indian agents in Nevada Territory; H. R. 47. A bill for the relief of Nathaniel McLean, Richard G. Murphy, and Charles E. Flandrau, severally without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bills be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. Lansing, from the same committee: H. R. 792. A bill to pay B. Y. Shelley for his claim and improvements taken from him by the Omaha reservation in Nebraska Territory. Ordered, That the said bill be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. Fenton, from the select committee on the construction of a railway from the city of Washington to the city of New York; H. R. 793. A bill to provide for the construction of a national military and postal railway from the city of Washington to the city of New York, accompanied by a report in writing. Ordered, That the said bill be laid upon the table, and that the bill and report be printed. By Mr. Marston, from the Committee on Military Affairs: H. R. 641. A bill for the relief of the second and third regiments of Iowa volunteer infantry; H. Res. 139. Joint resolution giving a construction to the act of Congress approved July 17, 1862, entitled “An act to define the pay and emoluments of certain officers of the army, and for other purposes,” severally without amendment. Ordered, That the said bill and joint resolution be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. McPherson, from the Committee on Military Affairs: H. R. 605. A bill to amend the sixty-fifth article of war. Ordered, That the said bill be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. McPherson, from the Committee on the Library of Congress on the part of the House: H. Res. 123. Joint resolution setting apart the old hall of the House of Representatives as a hall for statuary. Ordered, That the said joint resolution be laid upon the table and printed. By Mr. Train, from the select committee to investigate the connexion of government employés with banking-houses, a report thereon; which was laid upon the table, and ordered to be printed. A message from the Senate, by Mr. Forney, their Secretary: Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a joint resolution and bills of the following titles, viz: H. R. 711. An act to facilitate the collection of the revenue in El Paso county, Texas, and in the Territory of New Mexico; H. Res. 156. Joint resolution to confirm the adverse decision of the Court of Claims in the case of Edward D. Tippett; and H. R. 780. An act to regulate the duties of the Clerk of the House of Representatives in preparing for the organization of the House, severally without amendment; The Senate have also agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House (H.R. 732) making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the year ending June 30, 1864.

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