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By Mr. Banuing: A bill (H. R. 1014) for the relief of James M. Leeds;

Alsó, a bill (H. R. 1015) for the relief of William G. Halpine for losses sustained while serving in the United States Army in 1862 and 1863; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1016) granting a pension to Mary Kenneally; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1017) to amend an act entitled “Al act to amend section 394 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the tax on cigars ;" to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1018) to remove all restrictions now existing in regard to enlistments of the colored citizen in any arm of the United States Army;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1019) to fix the rank and pay and promote the efficiency of hospital stewards of the Army; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Boone: A bill (H. R. 1020) to repeal the bankrupt law; to the Committee on the Judiciary:

By Mr. Knott: A bill (H. R. 1021) for the relief of James C. Rush, late chaplain of the Ninth Regiment Kentucky Volunteers; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Durham: A bill (H. R. 1022) for the benefit of Nathan G. Wells, of Russell County, Kentucky;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1023) for the benefit of William D. Wolford, of Rus. sell County, Kentucky; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Turner: A bill (H. R. 1024) entitled “An act for the benefit of the Hon. John D. Young, of Bath County, Kentucky;" to the Committee of Accounts.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1025) for the relief of those suffering from the de. struction of the salt-works near Manchester, Kentucky, pursuant to the orders of Major-General Carlos Buell; to the Committee on War-Claims. · Also, a bill (H. R. 1026) entitled "An act to provide for a survey of the falls of the Cumberland River in Whitley County, Kentucky;"

Also, a bill (H. R. 1027) entitled. “An act directing a survey of the Kentucky, Big Sandy, and Licking Rivers ;" to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1028) for the benefit of Captain Lewis Sowards, of Pike County, Kentucky;

By Mr. Carlisle: A bill (H. R. 1029) for the relief of John Armstrong, junior, of the county of Kenton, in the State of Kentucky;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1030) for the relief of certain citizens of Cynthiana, Kentucky, whose property was destroyed by fire on the 11th day of June, 1864; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Albert S. Willis: A bill (H. R. 1031) to promote the education of the blind; to the Committee on Education and Labor.

By Mr. House: A bill (H. R. 1032) for the relief of William Phillips, of Nashville, Tennessee; to the Committee on War-Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1033) for the relief of St. Cecilia's Academy, at Nashville, Tennessee;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1034) for the relief of William H. Fuqua, of Tennessee;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1035) for the relief of the estate of Thomas Hord, deceased, of Tennessee;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1036) for the relief of Shelby Medical College of Nashville, Tennessee;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1037) for the relief of Andrew J. Duncan; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Young: A bill (H. R. 1038) to cede to the city of Memphis, in the State of Tennessee, a certain lot of land situated in said city ; to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1039) to provide for reclaiming and protecting from overflow the alluvial lands of the Mississippi Valley; to the Committee on the Mississippi Levees.

By Mr. Riddle: A bill (1. R. 1040) to secure reciprocal rights of seizure under process of courts of the United States and of the several States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1041) to direct the transmission of printed matter through the mails when the postage thereon is insufficient; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1042) granting a pension to James Pennycaugh, of Fentress County, Tennessee, late of the Second Indiana Mounted Infaptry;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1043) granting a pension to William H. Walker, of Fentress County, Tennessee, late Company C, First Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1044) granting a pension to A. M. Tinsley, of Trousdale County, Tennessee, late of the First Regiment Tennessee Volunteers in the Mexican war; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a joint resolution (H. Res. 27) proposing an amendment to the Constitution for the election of postmasters every four years by the voters of the district, village, town, or city in which the duties of their offices are to be performed; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Whitthorne: A joint resolution (H. Res. 28) to authorize treaty with the Republic of Mexico to secure protection to capital and labor of citizens of the United States which may be invested and employed in opening railway communications in the northern States of said republic; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

By Mr. Thornburgh: A bill (H. R. 1045) to place George W. Browning on the pension-rolls;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1046) to grant a pension to George W. Ellison ; to the Comunittee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Dibrell: A bill (H. R. 1047) for the relief of United States mail-agents before the war; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.

By Mr. Atkins: A bill (H. R. 1048) to provide for holding terms of tbe district and circuit courts of the United States at Jackson, Tennessee; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1049) to refund to H. Johnson and certain other citizens of Tennessee taxes illegally collected from them ;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1050) for the relief of John G. Randolph ; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Fuller: A bill (H. R. 1051) for the protection of settlers on the public lands of the United States ; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Calkins: A bill (H. R. 1052) granting a pension to Enoch L. Folsom;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1053) granting a pension to Charles G. Gallacio, late a lieutenant in the Thirty-fifth Indiana Infantry;

By Mr. Milton S. Robinson: A bill (H. R. 1054) granting a pension to Jefferson Kinder;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1055) granting a pension to Samuel B. Robertson ; Also, a bill (H. R. 1056) granting a pension to Samuel W. Overman ;

Also, a bill (8. R. 1057) restoring to the pension-roll Emmett Langston;

By Mr. Bicknell: A bill (H. R. 1058) to amend the Revised Statutes relating to pensions; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Springer: A bill (H. R. 1059) in relation to the Venezuelan mixed commission; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1060) for the relief of John Spicer, of Ottawa, Illinois ; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Townshend: A bill (H. R. 1061) to amend section 3244 of the Revised Statutes, relating to the sale of leaf-tobacco by fariners and planters; to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Kuapp: A bill (H. R. 1062) to authorize the coinage of goloid dollars and fractions thereof of full equal standard value of gold and silver; to the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures.

By Mr. Hartzell: A bill (I. R. 1063) to amend sectiou 4736 and section 4738 of the Revised Statutes, granting pensions to the surviving officers and soldiers of the war of 1812, and to the surviving widows of deceased officers and soldiers of said war; to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1064) granting certain swamp-lands to the county of Randolph, State of Illinois; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1065) to divide the State of Illinois into three judicial districts, and to provide for holding courts therein; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1066) granting relief to E and W. Buder, of Cairo, Illinois; to the Committee on War-Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1067) for the relief of Colonel James S. Rearden, of Illinois; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1068) for the relief of James H. Linn, late acting first assistant eugineer in charge of the Mississippi squadron, United States Navy; to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1069) granting an increase of pension to Silas Taggert, of Randolph County, Illinois ; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

_ By Mr. Henderson: A bill (H. R. 1070) granting a pension to William Frankeberger; to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

By Mr. Tipton: A bill (H. R. 1071) to amend the third section of an act entitled “An act in relation to the courts and judicial officers of the Territory of Utah," approved June 23, 1874; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Lathrop: A bill (H. R. 1072) granting a pension to Edward Adams; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1073) to amend Title XXXVII of the Revised Statutes and provide for the recoinage of silver and restore its legal-tender quality; to the Committee of Coinage, Weights, and Measures.

By Mr. John B. Clark: A bill (H. R. 1074) to authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River at or near Glasgow, Missouri ; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1075) authorizing growers of fruit to manufacture the same into brandy under certain limitations; to the Committee of Ways and Means.

By Mr. Hatcher: A bill (H. R. 1076) to repair and rebuild the levees of the Mississippi River and to reclaim the alluvial lands thereof, to improve its navigation, and promote and protect its commerce; to the Committee on the Mississippi Levees.

By Mr. Glover: A bill (H. R. 1077) to relieve the legal disabilities of women; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Morgan : A bill (H. R. 1078) for the relief of Michael Henderson ; to the Committee on War-Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1079) for the relief of Elizabeth Painter, widow of John Painter; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1080) to provide for bolding terms of the district and circuit courts of the United States at Carthage, Missouri;

By Mr. Buckner: A bill (II. R. 1081) to repeal all bankrupt laws now in force, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1082) for vational education of women; to the Committee on Education and Labor.

Also, a bill (II. R. 1083) for the relief of Eugene Leitensdorfer; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (II. R. 1081) to abolish the board of commissioners of the metropolitan police of the District of Columbia ; to the Committee for the District of Columbia.

Also, a joint resolution (II. Res. 29) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States restricting the application of the fifteenth amendment thereto; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. Crittenden: A bill (H. R. 1085) for the relief of George M. D. Touns; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1086) providing for the erection of buildings at Jefferson City, in Missouri, for the use and accommodation of United States courts and other government offices; to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

By Mr. Rea: A bill (H. R. 1087) granting a pension to James Saunders, a soldier in war of 1812; to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1088) for the relief of Colonel Napoleon B. Giddings, of Savannab, Missouri; to the Committee on Military Affairs. ·

By Mr. Gunter: A bill (H. R. 1089) to refer the claim of the “ Western Cherokees” or “old settlers" to the United States Court of Claims for adjudication. to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1090) to revive and amend an act entitled "An act for the final adjustment of private land-claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana, and Missouri, and for other purposes;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1091) defining the manner in which certain landscrip may be located; to the Committee on Private Land.Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1092) to amend the act establishing the Southern Claims Commission so as to extend the same to the Indian tribes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

The morning hour having expired,

Mr. Mills, by unanimous consent, submitted resolutions proposing to amend Rules 51, 52, 53, and 54; which were referred to the Committee on the Rules.

The regular order being demanded,

The Speaker announced as the regular order of business the motion of Mr. Bland, that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to introduce, and the House to pass, a bill of the following title, viz: “A bill to authorize the coinage of a dollar of four hundred and twelve and one-half grains silver standard, and for other purposes," pending when the House ad. journed on Monday last.

Pending which,

Mr. Hardenbergb, at 1 o'clock and 30 minutes p. m., moved that the House adjourn; which motion was not agreed to.

The question then recurring on the motion of Mr. Bland,
And being put,

( Yeas .......................

164 It was decided in the affirmative, Nays ......................

(Not voting ............. 92 (two-thirds roting in favor thereof.)

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

Those who voted in the affirmative are-
Mr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. Joseph G. Cannon Mr.J. B. Elam

Mr. Geo. C. Hazelton
William Aldrich
John G. Carlisle
E. John Ellis

Thomas J. Henderson
J. D. C. Atkins
Lucien B. Caswell

Charles C. Ellsworth Goldsmith W. Hewitt John H. Baker J. R. Chalmers John H. Eving

Hilary A. Herbert Henry B. Banning John B. Clarke Thomas Ewing

Charles E. Hooker Hiram P. Bell John B. Clark, jr.

William H. Felton John F. House
George A. Bicknell Rush Clark

Ebenezer B. Finley Jay A. Hubbell
Richard P. Bland
Omar D. Conger

William H. Forney Morton C. Hunter
James H. Blonnt
Philip Cook
Charles Foster

Eppa Hunton
Andrew R. Boone
Jacob D. Cox

Benjamin J. Franklin H. L. Humphrey
Gabriel Bouek
Samuel S. Cox
Benoni S. Fuller

Anthony Ittner Lorenzo Brentano Jordan E. Cravens Mills Gardner

James Taylor Jones
Samuel A. Bridges
Thomas T. Crittenden William W. Garth

John S. Jones
Curtis H. Brogden
D. B. Culberson
D. C. Giddings

J. Warren Keifer Thomas M. Browne H. J. B. Cummings

John M. Glover

Edwin W. Keightley Aylett H. Buckner Augustus W. Cutler John Goode

William D. Kelley Solomon Bundy Lorenzo Danford

Andrew H. Hamilton John E. Kenna Theodore W. Burdick C. B. Darrall

Henry R. Harris

Robert M. Kuapp George C. Cabell Joseph J. Davis

Carter H. Harrison J. Proctor Knott Richard H. Cain Nathaniel C. Deering Julian Hartridge

William Lathrop
Job W. Caldwell
Geo. G. Dibrell
William Hartzell

Robert F. Ligon
W.P. Caldwell
H. L. Dickey
Dudley C. Haskell

John K. Luttrell William H. Calkins Mark H. Dunnell

Robert A. Hatcher William Pitt Lyndo Milton A. Candler John R. Eden Philip C. Hayes

L. A. Mackey

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