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various pursuits, which bave been and are being purchased in open market and used by them in good faith and in ignorance of such alleged infringement: Therefore,

Resolved, That the Committee on Patents be, and it is hereby, instructed, as soon as practicable, to report to the House a bill which shall probibit the bringing or maintenance of suits for damages for any infringement of a patent against any person who purchases for bis own use, and not for sale or barter to another, any article or implement in market, unless at the time he purchased the same he kuew that it infringed some existing patent.

And the question being put,
Shall tbe rules be suspended ?

( Yeas.......

.... 113 And it was decided in the affirmative, Nays.......

( Not voting ............ 135 (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-
Mr. George A. Bagley Mr. Beverly B. Douglas Mr. Anthony Ittner Mr. James H. Randolph
John H. Baker
Mark H. Dunnell
John S. Jones

David Rea
William H. Baker
Milton J. Durham
Charles H. Joyce

John H. Reagan
Thomas M. Bayne

Jeremiah W.Dwight Edwin W. Keightley Thomas B. Reed Horatio Bisbee, jr. Anthony Eickhoff John E. Kenna

Milton S. Robinson Jos. C. S. Blackburn J. B. Elam

William Kimmel

Thomas Ryan
Richard P. Bland
Charles C. Ellsworth J. Proctor Knott

Ezekiel S. Sampson
Andrew R. Boone
William H. Felton
William Lathrop

Gustave Schleicher Curtis H. Brogden Greenbury L. Fort Robert F. Ligon

C. H. Sinnickson Thomas M. Browne William P. Frye

George B. Loring

William F. Slemons Aylett H. Buckner Benoni S. Fuller John K. Luttrell

William M. Springer Horatio C. Burchard Mills Gardner

Benjamin F. Marsh Alex. H. Stephens Theodore W. Burdick James A. Garfield

Benjamin F. Martin J. H. Stewart Benjamin F. Butler William W. Garth

J. H. McGowan

Joseph C. Stone
John W. Caldwell
Lucien C. Gause

James A. MoKenzie Thomas Swann
W. P. Caldwell
Randall L. Gibson

Hernando D. Money J. M. Thornburgh William H. Calking D. C. Giddings

James Monroe

J. W. Throckmorton Jacob M. Campbell Eugene Hale

Charles H. Morgan Thomas F. Tipton J. R. Chalmers Andrew H. Hamilton H. L. Muldrow

Thomas Turner Rush Clark Henry R. Harris Amasa Norcross

Nelson H. Van Vorhes
Hiester Clymer
William Hartzell

Edward Overton, jr. Frank Welch
Thomas R. Cobb
Dudley C. Haskell
Romualdo Pacheco

Micbael D. White
Nathan Cole
Robert A. Hatcher Horace F. Page

W.C. Whitthorne Thomas T. Crittenden George W. Hendee George W. Patterson Alpheus S. Williams H. J. B. Cammings Thomas J. Henderson William A. Phillips Charles G. Williams Horace Davis John F. House Thad. C. Pound

Jere N. Williams Nathaniel C. Deering H. L. Humphrey

Hiram Price

Richard Williams Dudley C. Denison John N. Hungerford Auburn L. Pridemore Edwin Willits. H. L. Dickey

Those who voted in the negative areMr. William J. Bacon Mr. Geo. G. Dibrell Mr. Jay A. Hubbell Mr. William E. Smith Hiram P. Bell John R. Eden

James Taylor Jones Walter L. Steele George A. Bicknell John H. Eving

Levi Maish

William S. Stenger Edward S. Bragg William H. Forney Van H. Manning

John R. Tucker James F. Briggs

Benjamin J. Franklin William R. Morrison Robert B. Vance John H. Camp John Goode Llewellyn Powers

Alfred M. Waddell Omar D. Conger Thomas M. Gunter Joseph H. Rainer

Gilbert C. Walker Pbilip Cook

Aug. A. Hardenbergh Haywood Y. Riddle Levi Warner
Jacob D. Cox
Julian Hartridge

William M. Robbins Albert S. Willis Jordan E. Cravens Geo, C. Hazelton

Alfred M. Scales

Fernando Wood. Augustus W. Cutler Goldsmith W. Hewitt Otho R. Singleton

Those not voting are-
Mr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. Samuel A. Bridges Mr. James W. Covert Mr. Ebenezer B. Finley
William Aldrich
John M. Bright
Samuel S. Cox

Charles Foster
J.D.C. Atkins
Solomon Bundy
William W. Crapo

(hapman Freeman Latimer W. Ballou George C. Cabell

D. B. Culberson

John M. Glorer Nathaniel P. Banks Richard H. Cain

Lorenzo Danford

John Handa
Henry B. Banning
Milton A. Candler
C. B. Darrall:

Ålfred C. Harmer
George M. Beebe
Joseph G. Cannon

Robt. H. M. Davidson Benjamin W. Harris Charles B. Benedict John G. Carlisle

Joseph J. Davis

John T. Harris Henry W. Blair

Lucien B. Caswell Benjamin T. Eames Carter H. Harrison Archibald M. Bliss Simeon B. Chittenden E Jolin Ellis

E. Kirke Hart
James H. Blount
William Claflin
Russell Errett

Philip C. Hayes
Gabriel Bouck
Alrab A. Clark
I. Newton Evans

Eli J. Henkle
Thomas A. Bord
John B. Clarke
James L Evans

Daniel M. Henry
Lorenzo Brentano
John B. Clark. jr.
Thomas Ewing

Abram S. Hewitt Mark S. Brewer

Francis D. Collins Walbridge A. Field Hilary A. Herbert

Mr. Frank Hiscock Mr. Stephen L. Mayham Mr. Americus V. Rice Mr. Amos Townsend
Charles E. Hooker
Anson G. McCook
Williain W. Rice

Martin I. Townsend Morton C. Hunter

William McKinley jr. Charles B. Roberts Richd. W. Townshend Eppa Hunton John A. McMahon E. W. Robertson

Jacob Turney dmaziah B. James Lyne S. Metcalfe

George D. Robinson William D. Veeder
Frank Jones
Roger Q. Mills
Miles Ross

John T. Wait
Joseph Jorgensen
John I. Mitchell
William F. Sapp

William Walsh
J. Warren Keifer
Leopold Morse
Milton Sayler

William Ward
William D. Kelley Nicholas Muller

Leonidas Sexton

Lewis F. Watson John H. Ketcham Henry S. Neal

Wm. S. Shallenberger Harry White John W. Killinger Addison Oliver

Charles M. Shelley Andrew Williams Robert M. Knapp Charles O'Neill Robert Smalls

James Williams George M. Landers Thomas B. Peddie

A. Herr Smith

Benjamin A. Willis Elbridge G. Lapham James Phelps

Milton I. Sonthard

Benjamin Wilson J. E. Leopard Henry M. Pollard

William A. J. Sparks Thomas Wren Stephen D. Lindsey Clarkson N. Potter John H. Starin

Hendrick B. Wright Daniel N. Lockwood John Howard Pugh John W. Stone

Jesse J. Yeates
Williain Pitt Lynde Terrence J. Quinn Horace B. Strait

Casey Young
L. A. Mackey
James B. Reilly

John M. Thompson So the rules were suspended and the preamble and resolution were agreed to.

Mr. Wood submitted the following resolution ; which was read, and, under the operation of the previous question, was agreed to, viz:

Resolved, (the Senate concurring,) That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be, and they are hereby, directed to adjourn their respective houses, without day, at 3 o'clock pm. this day.

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

Mr. Wood moved to reconsider the vote last taken, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion: was agreed to

Mr. Knott moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to introduce and the House to consider and pass a bill of the following title, viz:

A bill for the relief of the sufferers by the wreck of the United States steamer Huron.

And the question being put, the motion was agreed to, (two thirds roting in favor thereof.)

Whereupon,
Mr. Knott introduced the said bill, viz:

A bill (H. R. 1746) for the relief of the sufferers by the wreck of the United States steamer Huron.

The House having proceeded to its consideration,

Amendments were severally submitted by Mr. Hale, Mr. Garfield, and Mr. Tucker; which said amendments were agreed to.'

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.
Being engrossed, tbe bill was accordingly read the third time.
The question was then put,
Shall the bill pass ?
And it was unanimously decided in the affirmative.
So the bill was passed.

On motion of Mr. Knott, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the title of the said bill be amended so as to read as follows:

"A bill for the relief of the sufferers by the wreck of the United States steamer Huron, and for other purposes."

Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate therein. Mr. Chalmers, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill (H. R. 1747) authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase certain properties of the Freedman's Bank, situated in Washington, District of Columbia, and in Jacksonville, Florida, for the use of the United States; which was read twice, referred to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, and ordered to be printed.

Mr. Pound moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable bim to submit and the House to agree to the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Architect of the Capitol be, and he is bereby, di. rected to procure suitable electrical instruments and cause the same to be placed in this Hall as early as practicable, with such arrangements and connections as to enable members and officers of the House to sum. mon pages; the number and arrangements to be approved by the Speaker: Provided, That such instruments so duly placed shall be fully guaranteed, and together with all labor and other expenses shall not cost to exceed the sum of $2,000; the same when duly audited to be paid from the contingent fund of the House.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Pound inodified his motion to suspend the rules so as to enable the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds to report at this time a bill upon the subject indicated in the said reso. lution ;

And the question being put, the motion to suspend the rules was not agreed to, (two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.)

Mr. Goode moved 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 remove the disabilities imposed by the third section of the four. teenth article of the amendments to the Constitution of the United States."

Mr. Goode demanded the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill, and one-fifth of the members present voting in favor thereof, the seas and pays were ordered.

Mr. Garfield moved an amendment, which was accepted by Mr. Goode, who proposed to modify his motion in accordance therewith.

When Mr. John H. Baker objected to the proposed modification. Whereupon Mr. Goode withdrew his motion. Mr. Goode thereupon moved that the rules be suspended so as to enable him to introduce and the House to pass the following bill, viz:

A BILL to remove the disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth

article of the amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (two-thirds of each house concur. ring therein,) That all disabilities imposed and remaining upon any person by virtue of the third section of the fourteenth article of amendments of the Constitution of the United States, upon the application in writing to the Attorney-General by any person under such disabilities, shall be removed, and each and every person shall be thereby forever relieved therefrom.

SEC. 2. Whenever any person from whom disabilities are removed by this act shall be elected or appointed to any post or office of honor or trust under the Government of the United States, be shall take the oath prescribed by section 1757 of Title XIX of the Revised Statutes of the United States, or such other official oath as may be hereafter prescribed in such cases by any future act of Congress.

And the question being put, viz:
Shall the rules be suspended ?

(Yeas ..........
It was decided in the negative, } Nays ..
(Not voting ...........

140 (two-thirds not voting in favor thereof.)

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99

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

Mr. Hiram P. Bell
Mr. John R. Eden

Mr. John F. House Mr. E. W. Robertson George A. Bicknell Anthony Eickhoff

Anthony Ittner

Milton Sayler Horatio Bisbee, jr. J. B. Elam

James Taylor Jones Alfred M. Scales Jog. C. S. Blackburn E. John Ellis

Joseph Jorgensen

Gustave Schleicher Andrew R. Boone Charles C. Ellsworth John E. Kenna

Otho R. Singleton Edward S. Bragg John H. Evins Wiliam Kimmel

William F. Slemons Curtis H. Brogden Thomas Ewing

J. Proctor Knott

William E. Smith Aylett H. Buckner William H. Felton William Lathrop

William M. Springer Horatio C. Burchard William H. Forney Robert F. Ligon

Walter L. Steele
Richard H. Cain
Benjamin J. Franklin John K. Luttrell

J. H. Stewart
Job W. Caldwell
Benoni S. Fuller
Levi Maish

Thomas Swann
W.P. Caldwell
William W. Garth
Van H. Manning

J. M. Tbornburgh
J. R. Chalmers
Lucien C. Gause

Benjamin F. Marsh J. W. Throckmorton John B. Clark, jr.

Randall L. Gibson Benjamin F. Martin Richd. W. Townshend
Hiester Clymer
D. C. Giddings

James A. McKenzie Thomas Turner
Thomas R. Cobb
John M. Glover

Hernando D. Money Robert B. Vance
Philip Cook
Joh) Goode

William R. Morrison Alfred M. Walldell Jacob D. Cox Andrew H. Hamilton H. L. Muldrow

Gilbert C. Walker Jordan E. Cravens Aug. A. Hardenbergh Addison Oliver

Levi Warner
D. B. Culberson
Henry R. Harris
Romualdo Pacheco

W.C. Whitthorne Augustus W. Cutler Julian Hartridge

Auburn L. Pridemore Alpheus S. Williams Geo. G. Dibrell William Hartzell Joseph H. Rainey

Jere N. Williams H. L. Dickey Robert A. Hatcher John H. Reagan

Albert S. Willis Beverly B. Douglas Goldsmith W. Hewitt Haywood Y. Riddle Fernando Wood. Milton J. Durham Charles E. Hooker

William M. Robbins

une .

Those wbo voted in the negative areMr. John H. Baker Mr. H. J. B. Cammnings Mr. H. L. Humphrey Mr. James H. Randolj h William H. Baker Horace Davis John S. Jones

Thomas B. Kord Thomas M. Bayue Nathaniel C. Deering Charles H. Jovce

Milton S. Robinson Henry W. Blair

Dudley C. Denison Edwin W. Keightley Thomas Ryan
Thomas A. Boyd
Mark H. Dunnell

Stephen D. Lindsey Ezekiel S. Sampson
James F. Briggs
Mills Gardner
J. H. MoGowan

C. H. Sinpickson Thomas M. Browne James A. Garfield

James Monroe

Joseph C. Stope Theodore W. Burdick Eugene Hale

Amasa Norcross

Thomas F. Tipton Benjamin F. Butler Dudley C. Haskell Edward Overton, jr. Nelsoa H. Van Vorhes William H. Calking Geo. C. Hazelton

Horace F. Page

Frank Welch Jacob M. Campbell George W. Hendee George W. Patterson Micbael D. White Rush Clark Jay Å. Hubbell

William A. Phillips Charles G. Williams Omar D. Conger Morton C. Hunter Hiram Price

Edwin Willits.
Those not voting are-
Mr. D. Wyatt Aiken Mr. Lorenzo Danford Mr. John H. Ketcham Mr. George D. Robinson
William Aldrich
C. B. Darrall

John W. Killinger Miles Ross
J.D. C. Atkins
Robt. H. M. Davidson Robert M. Knapp

William F. Sapp
William J. Bacon
Joseph J. Davis

George M. Landers Leonidas Sexton George A. Bagley

Jeremiah W. Dwight Elbridge G. Lapham Wm. S. Shallenberger Latimer W. Ballou Benjamin T. Eames J. E. Leonard

Charles M. Shelley Nathaniel P. Banks Russell Errett

Daniel N. Lockwood Robert Smalls
Henry B. Banning
I. Newton Evang
George B. Loring

A. Herr Smith
George M. Beebe
James L. Evans

William Pitt Lynde Milton I. Southard Charles B. Benedict Walbridge A. Field L. A. Mackey

William A. J. Sparks Richard P. Bland

Ebenezer B. Finley Stephen L. Mayham John H. Starin Archibald M. Bliss Greenbury L. Fort Anson G. McCook William S. Stenger James H. Blount Charles Foster

William McKinley jr. Alex. H. Stephens Gabriel Bouck

Chapman Freeman John A. McMahon John W. Stone
Lorenzo Brentano
William P. Frye
Lyne S. Metcalfo

Horace B. Strait
Mark S. Brewer
Thomas M. Gunter Roger Q. Mills

John M. Thompson Samuel A. Bridges John Hanna

John I. Mitchell

Amos Townsend John M. Bright Alfred C. Harmer

Charles H. Morgan Martin I. Townsend
Solomon Bundy
Benjamin W. Harris Leopold Morse

John R. Tucker
George C. Cabell
John T. Harris
Nicholas Muller

Jacob Turney
John H. Camp
Carter H. Harrison Henry S. Neal

William D. Veeder
Milton A. Candler
E. Kirke Hart
Charles O'Neill

John T. Wait
Joseph G. Cannon
Philip C. Hayes

Thomas B. Peddie William Walsh
John G. Carlisle
Thomas J. Henderson James Phelps

William Ward
Lucien B. Caswell Eli J. Henkle

Henry M. Pollard

Lewis F. Watson Simeon B. Chittenden Daniel M. Henry

Clarkson X. Potter Harry Wbite
William Claflin
Abram S. Hewitt
Thad. C. Pound

Andrew Williams Alvah A. Clark

Hilary A. Herbert Llewellyn Powers James Williams John B. Clarke Frank Hiscock

John Howard Pugh Richard Williams Nathan Cole Eppa Hunton Terrence J. Quinn

Benjamin A. Willis Francis D. Collins John N. Hungerford David Rea

Benjamin Wilson
James W. Covert
Amaziah B. James James B. Reilly

Thomas Wren
Samuel S. Cox
Frank Jones
Americus V. Rice

Hendrick B. Wright William W. Crapo J. Warren Keifer

William W. Rice

Jesse J. Yeates Thomas T.Critteuden William D. Kelley Charles B. Roberts Casey Young.

So the rules were not suspended.

By unanimous consent, bills and a joint resolution were introduced, read twice, ordered to be printed, and severally referred as follows, viz:

1. By Mr. Hamilton: A bill (H. R. 1748) for the relief of James Clements; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Wilson : A bill (H. R. 1749) to define the meaning of certain legal terms; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1750) to grant a pension to John Folger;

Also, a bill (H, R. 1751) granting a pension to William C. Parker; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions,

By Mr. Calkins: A joint resolution (H. Res. 60) for the survey of the Kankakee River, and making an appropriation therefor; to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Hale: A bill (H. R. 1752) for the relief of Naval Constructor Theodore D. Wilson, of the Navy; to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

By Mr. Sayler: A bill (H. R. 1753) for the relief of James H. Hamilton; to the Committee on Indian Affairs,

By Mr. Burdick : A bill (1. R. 1754) for the relief of Selma Seibert ; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Stewart: A bill (H. R. 1755) to amend the acts approved March 3, 1873, and March 13, 1874, to encourage the growth of timber on western prairies ; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Tipton: A bill (H. R. 1756) granting a pension to Christopher Schmidt; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Hubbell: A bill (H. R. 1757) relating to vessels not propelled by steam or sail ;

Also, a bill (6. R. 1758) to appropriate money for the erection of a keeper's dwelling at the light-house at Pere Marquette, Michigan,

Also, a bill (H. R. 1759) to appropriate money for the erection of a light-house and steam fog-signal on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1760) to appropriate money for the erection of a keeper's dwelling at the light-house at Pentwater, Michigan; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1761) for the relief of Samuel W. Abbott, postmaster at Menomonee, Michigan;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1762) for the relief of Reuben Goodrich ; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1763) to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to invest in the bonds of the United States the unexpended balance of the money appropriated to the L'Anse and Vieux de Sert bauds of Lake Superior; to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1764) to appropriate money for the erection of a station and steam fog-signal at Mackinac, Michigan; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1765) granting a pension to Thomas Pulling, of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 1766) to appropriate money for continuing the improvement of the Saint Mary's Falls Canal;

Also, a bill (H. R. 1767) to appropriate money for continuing the improvement of the harbor at Manistee, Michigau ;

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