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On motion of Mr. Stratton, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 39) directing the accounting officers of the treasury to settle the accounts of the late Robert Stockton, quartermaster, &c., and the House proceeded to consider the same.

Ordered, That the said resolution be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time
The question then being on its passage,

Mr. Stratton moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the joint resolution

68 And it was decided in the affirmative, { Veas:

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

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Mr. Stratton moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said joint resolution.

Mr. Sherman moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable the Speaker to continue, without interruption, the call of the committees for reports until the same was completed; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. Stout, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 715) to establish a mail six times a week from Sacramento, in California, to Olympia, in the Territory of Washington; and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Stout moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said bill.

Mr. Nelson, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 820) to repeal part of an act entitled “ An act making appropriations for the payment of invalid and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the 30th of June, 1860," and approved March 3, 1859; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Mr. Eliot moved that the rules be suspended, so as to discharge the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 350) making appropriations for light-houses, beacons, buoys, &c., and to enable the House to consider the same. And the question being put,

Yeas

77

62 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

Mr. Cyrus Aldrich

William C. An'rson
John A. Binghala
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buffinton
John C Burch
Martin Butterfield
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Ho ace F. Clark
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin

Mr. H. Winter Davis

Charles Delano
W. Mckee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Emerson Etheridge
John F. Farnsworth
Orris S. Ferry
Ezra B. French
Chapin Hall
J. Morrison Harris
William Helmick
William A. Howard
James Humphrey

Mr. William Irvine

Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John W. Killinger
John M. Landrum
Charles H. Larrabee
De Witt C. Leach
William B. Maclay
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
James K. Moorhead

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So the House refused to suspend the rules.

Mr. Eliot moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to move that the said bill (H. R. 350) be made the special order for Tuesday, the 12th instant, after the expiration of the morning hour. And the question being put,

94 It was decided in the affirmative,

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46 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

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Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
William C. Anderson
Thomas J. Barr
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
George Briggs
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Martin Butterfield
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Horace F. Clark
John Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax

Mr. Thomas Corwin

John Covode
Thomas G. Davidson
H. Winter Davis
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W.McKee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
John F. Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
James H. Graham
Chapin Hall

Mr. Andrew J. Hamilton

J. Morrison Harris
William Helmick
Joshua Hill
Charles B. Hoard
William A. Howard
James Humphrey
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
John W. Killinger
Charles H. Larrabee
De Witt C. Leach
Horace Maynard
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight

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So the rules were suspended.
And thereupon
Mr. Eliot submitted the aforesaid motion.
And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the affirmative-two-thirds voting in favor thereof.
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Ordered, That the bill of the House (H. R. 350) "making appropriations for light-houses, beacons, buoys,”' &c., be made the special order for Tuesday, the 12th instant, after the expiration of the morning hour.

Mr. Eliot moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Moorhead, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the joint resolution of the House (H. Res. 32) for the relief of Henry Woods, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said joint resolution be engrossed and read a third time.

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

Mr. Moorhead moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said resolution.

On motion of Mr. Hardeman, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 548) for the relief of Mrs. Ferguson Smith, and the House proceeded to consider the same.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time. Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Hardeman 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.

On motion of Mr. Pryor, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 8) for the relief of George P. Marsh, and the House proceeded to its consideration; the pending question being on an amendment reported thereto from the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

The said amendment was then agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.

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

Mr. Pryor 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.

Mr. E. Joy Morris having called up the motion, heretofore submitted by him, to reconsider the vote by which the bill of the House (H. R. 765) to amend an act entitled "An act to regulate the diplomatic and consular systems of the United States," approved August 18, 1856, was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union

The said motion was agreed to.
The question then recurred on the motion to commit.
And being put, it was decided in the negative.
The question then recurring on the engrossment of the bill,

Mr. Gartrell moved to amend the same by inserting after line 16, (printed bill,) the words, Hanover, one thousand dollars ,;" which motion was agreed to.

Ordered, That the said bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time.
The question then being on its passage,

Mr. Houston moved, at 3 o'clock and 37 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurred on the passage of the said bill.
And being put,

Yeas

66

58 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

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