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H. R. 374. An act for the relief of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church;

H. R. 587. An act for the relief of Anton L C. Portman;
H. R. 421. An act for the relief of Joel M. Smith;
H. R. 524. An act for the relief of J. R. Crump;
H. R. 99. An act for the relief of Benjamin Sayre;

H. R. 529. An act granting a pension to Martha Sanderson, widow of Major Winston F. Sanderson;

H. R. 456. An act granting a pension to James Alexander, an invalid soldier of the war of 1812;

H. R. 235. An act for the relief of congressional township No. 2 north, of range No. 9 west, of the 4th principal meridian, in Adams county, State of Illinois;

H. R. 838. An act to change the name of the ship “Rockall” to “ Massachusetts;"

H. R. 703. An act making appropriation for the payment of the expenses of the legislative assembly of the Territory of Minnesota;

H. R. 839. An act to amend an act approved the 3d day of March, 1847, entitled "An act to establish a port of entry at Saluria, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes ;'

H. R. 699. An act to amend an act regulating the diplomatic and consular system of the United States; and

H. R. 288. An act recognizing the survey of the Grand Cheniere island, State of Louisiana, as approved by the surveyor general, and for other purposes.

A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks, notifying the House that the President did, on the 16th instant, approve and sign bills of the following titles, viz:

S. 464. An act to amend an act entitled "An act in addition to the acts prohibiting the slave trade;".

S. 378. An act to relinquish the title of the United States to certain lands occupied by the city of Baton Rouge, in Louisiana;

S. 118. An act for the relief of David Myerle; and

S. 84. An act to facilitate communication between the Atlantic and Pacific States by electric telegraph.

Mr. Winslow submitted the views of a minority of the select committee appointed under the resolution of the 5th March last; which were ordered to be printed.

The House then resumed the consideration of the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 339) making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861, upon which the main question was ordered to be put.

When

The amendments numbered 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 15, and 25 were severally agreed to, and the amendments numbered 3, 4, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 151, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 were severally disagreed to.

The amendments reported to the amendments of the Senate numbered 10 and 26 having been agreed to, the said amendments as amended were also agreed to.

The amendment reported to the 7th amendment was then read as follows, viz:

Insert at the end of the Senate's amendment the words: “and it is hereby provided that all extra documents ordered to be printed by the House of Representatives during the thirty-sixth Congress not already executed shall be printed by the House Printer, but that nothing shall be allowed for composition when the same document has been first ordered to be printed by the Senate; and provided, further, that this proviso shall not be so construed as to authorize payment for printing said documents to be made to any other than the Printer elected by the House, and when the printing or any part thereof has been assigned or transferred, no payment shall be

made."

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

Yeas.................... 94 It was decided in the affirmative,

Nays .................... 57 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
Elijah Babbitt
John A. Bingham
Harrison G. Blake
Reese B. Brahson
William D. Brayton
James Butlinton
Anson Burlingame
Alfred A. Burnham
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Schuyler Colfax
Thomas Corwin
Samuel R. Curtis
John G. Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
Thoinas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch

Mr James H. Graham

Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
James T. Hale
Chapin Hall
William Helmick
Joshua Hil
Charles B. Hoard
William A. Howard
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
Benjamin F Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William S Kenyon
David Kilgore
John W. Killinger
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loonis
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
George W. Palmer

Mr. John J. Perry

John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
Johu F. Potter
Alexander H Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
Eluridye G. Spaulding
Francis E. Spinner
Thaddeus Str vens
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W Tappan
Eli Thayer
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. To npkins
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. John D. Ashmore

William Barksdale
Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham
William W. Boyce
Lawrence O'B. Branch
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
Horace F. Clark

Mr. David Clopton

Mr. John T. Harris
Williamson R. W. Cobb George S. Houston
Burton Craiye

William Howard
Jabez L. M. Curry

George W. Hughes
Reuben Davis

Albert G. Jenkins
Daniel C. De Jarnette John J. Jones
Henry A. Edmundson

Lawrence M. Keitt
Thomas B Florence

Jacob M. Kunkel
Lucius J. Gartrell

John M. Landrum

Mr. James M. Leach

Mr. Samuel O Peyton Mr. James A. Stallworth
Shelton F. Leake
John S. Phelps

John W. Stevenson
Peter E. Love
Roger A. Pryor

James A. Slewart
Horace Maynard
James L Pugh

Miles Taylor
John McQueen
James M. Quarles

James H. Thomas
W. Porcher Miles
John H. Reagan

John W. H Underwood
John S, Millson
Jetur R. Riggs

Clement L. Val andigham
Sydenham Moore
Thomas Ruffin

Zebulon B. Vance
William E. Niblack
William Smith

Warren Winslow
George H. Pendleton

William N. H. Smith John V. Wright. So the said amendment to the amendment was agreed to. The 7th amendment as amended was then agreed to. All of the said amendments of the Senate having been disposed of,

Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate with the action of the House thereon.

The House then resumed the consideration of the bill of the House (H. R. 501) making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of government for the year ending June 30, 1861, with the amendments of the Senate thereto; the pending question being on an appeal from the decision of the Chair as to the admissibility of an amendment proposed to be submitted by Mr. Sherman.

Mr. Sherman having withdrawn his said amendment,

Mr. Sherman submitted an additional amendment to the 3d amendment of the Senate.

Pending which,

Mr. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the amendments of the Senate numbered 4, 8, 11, 12, 17, 18, 22, 25, 32, 33, and 34 were severally agreed to, and the amendments of the Senate numbered 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26, 29, 31, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, and 45 were severally disagreed to.

The amendments reported to the amendments numbered 1, 2, and 35 having been agreed to, the said amendments as amended were severally agreed to.

Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, submitted the following amendment to the 30th amendment of the Senate, viz: Add the words: " And for repair of the capitol of Nebraska Territory, recently injured by a tornado, $5,000.

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the affirmative.
The said amendment as amended was then agreed to.

The amendment submitted by Mr. Sherman to the 3d amendment having been agreed to—

The Speaker stated the question to be on agreeing to the amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole to the said amendment as amended.

Pending which,

The hour of 41 o'clock p. m. having arrived, the House, in pursuance of the order of Friday, the 8th instant, took a recess until 7 o'clock p. m.

AFTER THE RECESS. Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne moved, at 7 o'clock and 5 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn.

And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative,

| Yeas...................... 10

| Nays ......................111 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Thomas Ruffin

James A. Stewart
John W H. Underwood.

Mr. Francis P. Blair, jr Mr. Shelton F. Leake
John C. Burch

John J. McRae
Burton Craige

Sydenham Moore John G. Davis

• John H. Reagan Those who voted in the negative areMr. Charles F. Adams Mr. Thomas B. Florence Green Adams

Stephen C. Foster Cyrus Aldrich

Ezra B. French William Allen

John A. Gilmer John B. Alley

Daniel W. Gooch William C. Anderson

James H. Graham Thomas J Barr

Galusha A. Grow Charles L. Beale

James T. Hale John A. Bingham

Chapin Hall Harrison G. Blake

Thomas Hardeman, jr. Milledge L. Bonham

J. Morrison Harris Reese B. Brabson

John T. Harris William D. Brayton

William Helmick George Briggs

Charles B. Hoard Francis M. Bristow

George S. Houston James Buffinton

William Howard Alfred A. Burnham

William A. Howard Martin Butterfield

George W. Hughes James H.Campbell

James Humphrey Luther C. Carter

John Hutchins Charles Case

John J. Jonus Horace F. Clark

Benjamin F. Junkin David Clopton

William S. Kenyon Williamson R. W. Cobb John W. Killinger Schuyler Colfax

James M. Leach Thomas Corwin

M. Lindley Lee John Covode

Peter E. Love Jabez L, M. Curry

William B. Maclay Henry L. Dawes

Robert Mallory Charles Delano

Gilman Marston
R. Holland Duell

Horace Maynard
W. McKee Dunn

Edward McPherson
Sidney Edgerton

John S. Millson Thomas M. Edwards

Wiliam Millward Thomas D. Eliot

James K. Moorhead William H. English

Justin S. Morrill Orris S. Ferry

Edward Joy Morris

Mr. William E. Niblack

John T. Nixon
George W. Palmer
George H. Pendleton
John J. Perry
Samuel 0. Peyton
John S. Phelps
Albert G. Porter
James M. Quarles
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
William E. Simms
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
Elbridge G. Spaulding
Thaddeus Stevens
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
John L. N. Stratton
Miles Taylor
Eli Thayer
James H. Thomas
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
John P. Verree
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Edwin H. Webster
Alfred Wells
John Wood.

So the House refused to adjourn. Mr. Laban T. Moore, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 843) for the relief of Levi J. Hampton; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Territories.

Mr. McRae, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill (H. R. 844) to establish national foundries in Lehigh county, Pennsylvania, and in Shelby county, Alabama, 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. Butterworth, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Agriculture, to whom the subject was referred, made a report on the

subject of the malady now prevailing among the cattle in certain localities; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

On motion of Mr. Bingham, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the bill of the Senate (S. 497) to amend an act entitled "An act for giving effect to certain treaty stipulations between this and foreign governments for the apprehension and delivery up of certain offenders” be printed.

Mr. Bonham, by unanimous consent, introduced bills of the following titles, viz:

H. R. 845. A bill to regulate the admission of new States; and

H. R. 846. A bill to retire disabled officers of the army; which were severally read a first and second time, and referred as follows, viz:

H. R. 845, to the Committee on the Territories.
H. R. 846, to the Committee on Military Affairs.

On motion of Mr. Carter, by unanimous consent, the bill of the House (H. R. 521) to incorporate the “East Washington Library Association," with the amendment of the Senate thereto, was taken up, and the said amendment agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Mallory, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the Committee of Claims be discharged from the further consideration of the case of James Thompson, surviving partner of C. M. Strader & Co., and that the same be referred back again to the Court of Claims.

The House having resumed the consideration of the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House No. 501 (sundry civil ex. penses)—

The pending amendment to the 3d amendment of the Senate was read as follows, viz:

Strike out the words proposed to be inserted, and insert in lieu thereof the following: "For the extension of the Treasury building, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars. And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

Yeas............... It was decided in the affirmative,

" Nays ............... 70 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

ner of c. M. Seration of the cate of Claims bus

70 the Counse havinge bill

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Cyrus Aldrich
William A.len
John B. Alley
James M. Ashley
Thomas J. Barr
John A. Bingham
Francis P. Blair, jr.
Harrison G. Blake
George Briggs
James Buffinton
John C. Burch
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
Horace F. Clark
Thomas Corwin

Mr. John Covode

Burton Craige
Charles Delano
W. McKee Dunn
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Orris S. Ferry
Thomas B. Florence
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
Daniel W. Gooch
Galusha A. Grow
John A. Gurley
James T. Hale
Chapin Hall
Charles B. Hoard

Mr. George S. Houston

William A. Howard
George W. Hughes
James Humphrey
Benjamin F. Junkin
William S. Kenyon
De Witt C, Leach
Dwight Loomis
Gilman Marston
James B. McKean
William Millward
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
William E. Niblack
George W. Palmer
John J. Perry

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