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H. R. 847. An act authorizing a loan and providing for the redemption of treasury notes.

Mr. Morrill, from the second committee of conference on the disa. greeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House No. 339, (legislative, executive, and judicial expenses,) made the following report, viz:

"The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the amendments to the bill (H. R. 339) · making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the gov. ernment for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and sixty-one,' having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend to their respective houses as follows:

"That the Senate recede from its amendment to the House amend. ment to the 7th amendment of the Senate, and the House recede from its amendment to the said 7th amendment and agree to the said 7th amendment.

"That the Senate recede from its amendments Nos. 21, 22, 23, and 24. " Managers on the part of the House of Representatives,

"JUSTIN S. MORRILL. "JOHN S. PHELPS.

"WM. A. HOWARD. “ Managers on the part of the Senate

"J. A. PEARCE.
"A. 0. P. NICHOLSON.

"B. F. WADE."
The same having been read,
The question was put, Will the House agree thereto?
And it was decided in the affirmative.
So the said report was agreed to.
Ordered, That the Clerk acquaint the Senate therewith.
Subsequently

A message was received from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks, notifying the House that the Senate had agreed to the said report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on the bill of the House No. 339.

Mr. Davidson, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, reported that the Committee had examined and found truly enrolled a bill of the following title, viz:

H. R. 847. An act authorizing a loan and providing for the redemption of treasury notes.

When
The Speaker signed the same.

Mr. Dimmick 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 Senate (S. 189) for the relief of Franklin Peale; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

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

Resolved, (the Senate concurring,) That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives declare their re. spective houses adjourned, for the present session, on Saturday the 23d instant, at 12 o'clock meridian.

And the question being put, it was decided in the negativetwo-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Nelson moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to introduce a joint resolution as to the adjournment of Congress; which motion was disagreed to-two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Branch moved, at 2 o'clock and 20 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

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

Resolved, That the Committee of the Whole House be discharged from the consideration of all bills from the Court of Claims which have been passed by the Senate, and that the same be now considered in the House.

And the question being put, it was decided in the negativetwo-thirds not voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. John G. Davis, by unanimous consent, the Committee of the Whole House were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 199) to authorize the location of certain warrants for bounty lands heretofore issued; and the House proceeded to its consideration.

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

Mr. John G. Davis moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also noved 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.

Mr. William Smith moved, at 2 o'clock and 32 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

Mr. Rice (the rules having been suspended for that purpose) introduced a bilì (H. R. 848) authorizing the issue of a register for the brig - Charles H. Jordan;" which was read a first and second time.

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. William Smith moved that it be laid on the table; which mo-
tion was disagreed to.

The question then recurred on its passage;
And being put, it was decided in the affirmative.
So the bill was passed.

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

On motion of Mr. Keitt, (the rules having been suspended for that purpose,) the Committee on Naval Affairs were discharged from the further consideration of the bill of the Senate (S. 295) for the relief of William B. Shubrick, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Ordered, That the said bill be read a third time.

Ch. Kilgore, (the the whole the House

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

Mr.. Keitt moved that the vote by which the said bill was passed be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Kilgore, (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. 666) for the relief of William Sutton, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

Mr. Branch moved, at 2 o'clock and 40 minutes p. m., that the House adjourn; which motion was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the engrossment of the said bill,
It was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time and passed.

Mr. Kilgore 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. John T. Harris moved that the rules be suspended, so as to enable him to submit the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Representatives par to John D. Ott and H. J. McLaughlin, out of the contingent fund of the House, the sums of six hundred and seventy-five dollars each, for and on account of their services as public folders to the House of Representatives during the 1st session of the 32d Congress: Provided, That the Clerk shall deduct from the above-mentioned amounts all such sums of money as it shall appear by the books of his office have been paid said Ott and McLaughlin on account of said services during the month of December, 1851, and the months of January, February, March, April, May, June, July, and August, 1852.

And the question being put, it was decided in the negative-twothirds not voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. Ashley, (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. 101) granting an invalid pension to John Purcell, and the House proceeded to its consideration.

Pending the question on its engrossment,

On motion of Mr. Gartrell, the bill was so amended as to provide that the pension should commence “on the 1st day of January, 1860.''

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

Mr. Ashley 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. Phelps, (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. 806) to confirm certain entries of land in the State of Missouri, 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. Phelps 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. Woodson, by unanimous consent, Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill (H. R. 849) for the relief of J. and R. Porter, J. C. Irvine & Co., and Charles Perry & Co., accompanied by a report in writing thereon; which bill was read a first and second time.

Pending the question on its engrossment,
After debate,

Mr. Stanton 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.
The question then being on its passage,
Mr. Stanton moved the previous question; which was seconded.
Pending the question on ordering the main question,

The following reports having been previously delivered to the Clerk in pursuance of the resolution of this date:

Mr. Brabeon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 801) granting pensions to the soldiers of the war of 1812, reported the same back without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and that the bill and report be printed.

Mr. Loomis, from the Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department, reported a bill'(H. R. 850) to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to change the present system of providing relief for sick and disabled seamen, accompanied by a report in writing; 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. Nelson, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill (H. R. 851) for the relief of Austin E. Smith, assignee of W. Wallace Ward, accompanied by a report in writing; 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. Nelson, from the same committee, made adverse reports upon the petitions of Tully R. Wise, relative to the estate of Joseph L. Folsom, deceased, and Tully R. Wise for compensation for services rendered as United States district attorney for the northern district of California; which were laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Boteler, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 80) for the relief of Lydia Fletcher, reported the same back without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for tomorrow, and that the bill and report be printed.

Mr. Vandever, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 749) for the relief of Alfred C. Murphy and Hiram Burlingham, reported the same back without amendment, accompanied by a report in writing.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House, made the order of the day for to-morrow, and that the bill and report be printed.

Mr. DeWitt C. Leach, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported a bill (H. R. 852) for the relief of certain Chippewa, Ottawa, and Pottawatomie Indians; which 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 ordered to be printed.

Mr. Aldrich, from the same committee, reported a bill (H. R. 853) for the relief of Mary Woodbury, Elizabeth Odell, and others, accompanied by a report in writing; 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. Alley, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported a bill (H. R. 854) to prevent the removal of the post office in Boston, Massachusetts, accompanied by a report in writing; 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. Alley, from the same committee, to whom was recommitted the bill of the House (H. R. 810) to provide for the transportation of the mails of the United States between the United States and the republic of Mexico, reported the same back without amendment.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and printed.

Mr. Aldrich, from the Committee on Agriculture, reported a joint resolution (H. Res. 45) authorizing the Emigrant Agricultural and Manufacturing Association of Mantau, Kansas, to enter six sections of land ; wbich was read a first and second time, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Vandever, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 565) extending the provisions of the sixth section of an act granting public lands to the State of Alabama to aid in the construction of certain railroads, approved

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