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was read a first and second time, recommitted to the said committee, and ordered to be printed.

The question then recurred on the motion of Mr. Sherman.
And being put, it was decided in the affirmative.
And the House accordingly adjourned.

And their put, it wacurred on the

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 1860.

The following petitions and memorials were laid upon the Clerk's table, under the 24th rule of the House, to wit :

By Mr. Aldrich: The petition of Lorenzo P. Sanger, in behalf of himself and the executors of John Frink; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr: Singleton: The petition of F. Bostic-heretofore referred January 7, 1859.

By Mr. Boteler: The petition of William Roddy praying for relief.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee of Claims. · By Mr. Wells: The petition of George Savaord, praying for an invalid pension.

By Mr. Tappan: The petition of Othniel Cross, praying for an increase of pension.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Aldrich: The memorial of S. R. Riggs and Doctor Thomas S. Williamson, praying for the passage of a law for the protection of the Indians in the northwest; which was referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

By Mr. Barrett: The petition of citizens of the State of Missouri, asking for an increase of pay in the United States navy.

By Mr. Rice: The petition of H. R. Thatcher and others, in aid of the petition of John T. Smith for permission to establish a telegraph to the navy yard at Charlestown, Massachusetts.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. :

By Mr. Barrett: The petition of the Chamber of Commerce of the city of St. Louis, asking that appropriations be made for the immediate construction of a railroad to the Pacific ocean; which was referred to the select committee on the Pacific railroad.

By Mr. Horace F. Clark: The petition of James M. Adams, Henry D. McKinney, and William D. Adams, for a law releasing them from their obligations on certain forfeited transportation bonds.

By Mr. Eliot: The petition of ship-owners, merchants, and citizens of New Bedford, Massachusetts, praying for the passage of a law concerning the “whale fishery."

By Mr. Barrett: Memorial of St. Louis Chamber of Commerce, urging the necessity of an appropriation for the improvement of the Mississippi river, at the upper and lower rapids.

By Mr. Potter: The memorial of the Milwaukie Chamber of Commerce, for the substitution of steam for sail cutters in the revenue service of the United States.

Ordered, That the said petitions and memorials be referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Notices were given, under the rule of motions, for leave to introduce bills, as follows, viz:

By Mr. Hoard: A bill to provide for the service of process of district courts of the United States in certain cases.

By Mr. Mallory: A bill to prevent bribery at elections by officers of the United States.

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

S. 344. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a criminal court in the District of Columbia.'"

When
The Speaker signed the same.

A message was received from the President of the United States, by J. Buchanan, his private secretary, notifying the House that he did this day approve and sign a bill of the following title, viz:

H. R. 213. An act to incorporate the United States Agricultural Society.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Hickey, their Chief Clerk:

Mr. Speaker: The Senate have passed a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 660. An act supplemental to an act entitled "An act pro. viding for the taking of the seventh and subsequent censuses of the United States, and to fix the number of the members of the House of Representatives, and provide for the future apportionment among the several States," approved May 23, 1850; without amendment.

The Senate have also passed a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 150. An act for the relief of Madison Sweetser; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

Mr. Hickman moved that there be a call of the House; which motion was disagreed to.

On motion of Mr. Sherman, the House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; and after some · time spent therein, the Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. William Kellogg reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 5) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending the 30th of June, 1861, bad directed him to report the same, recommending concurrence in the 1st amendment with an amendment, and non-concurrence in the remaining amendments of the Senate.

Mr. Gilmer, as a question of privilege, from the Committee of Elections, to whom was referred the petition and evidence in the case of William A. Howard contesting the seat of George B. Cooper as

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representative from the first congressional district of the State of Michigan, made a report thereon, accompanied by the following resolutions, viz:

Resolved, That George B. Cooper is not entitled to a seat in the thirty-sixth Congress as the representative from the first congressional district of Michigan.

Resolved, That William A Howard is entitled to a seat in the thirtysixth Congress as the representative from the first congressional district of Michigan.

Ordered, That the said report and resolutions, together with the views of a minority of the said committee (when submitted) be printed.

Mr. Gartrell, from the said committee, submitted the views of a minority of the said committee.

The House having proceeded to the consideration of the amendments of the Senate to the bill of the House (H. R. 5) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending June 30, 1861–

Mr. Stanton moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

When

The amendment reported to the first amendment was agreed to, and the said amendment as amended was also agreed to.

The remaining amendments were then read as follows, viz:
Insert the following:

"SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of one regiment of Texas mounted volunteers authorized by the act of Congress approved April 7, 1858:

"For regular supplies of the quartermaster's department : fuel, forage, straw, and stationery, $100,000.

"For incidental expenses of the quartermaster's department: for blacksmiths' and shoeing tools, horse and mule shoes and nails, iron and steel, horse medicines, picket-ropes, shoeing horses, and miscellaneous, $5,000.

"For transportation of supplies, transportation of clothing, camp and garrison equipage, ordnance, subsistence, quartermaster's and medical stores; for the purchase of mules, and the purchase and repair of wagons, and for the hire of teamsters, $130,000.

“For clothing, camp and garrison equipage, $50,000.
- For subsistence in kind, $76,466.
“For pay of the volunteers, $358,979 33.

“For arms and their appropriate accoutrements, (exclusive of horse equipments,) $58,946 70.

"Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the money hereby appropriated, or any part thereof, shall not be withdrawn from the treasury unless the President of the United States shall be of opinion that the exigencies of the public service in Texas require the calling out of the regiment aforesaid.”

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

: 1 Yeas................. 74 It was decided in the affirmative,

Nays................. 72 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. William Allen

Thomas L. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery
Thomas J. Barr
J. R. Barrett
Milledge L. Bonham
Alexander R. Boteler
William W. Boyce
Reese B Brabson
George Briggs
Francis M. B istow
Luther C Carter
Horace F. Clark
Williamson R. W. Cobb
George B. Cooper
Samuel S. Cox
Martin J. Crawford
Jabez L. M. Curry
Samuel R. Curtis
John G Davis
Daniel C. De Sarnette
Emerson Etheridge
Thomas B. Florence
Lucius J. Gartrell

Mr. Jobn A. Gilmer

Andrew J Hamilton
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris
Robert Hatton
George S. Hawkins
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
William Howard
George W. Hughes
John J. Jones
Benjamin F. Junkin
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
Shelton F. Leake
Peter E Love
William B. Maclay
Charles D. Martin
Horace Maynard
John J. McRae
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Millson
Sydenham Moore
Edward Joy Morris
Isaac N. Morris

Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson

William E. Niblack
John T. Nixon
John W. Noell
George H. Pendleton
John s. Phelps
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
Albert Rust
John Schwartz
William E. Simms
Otho R. Sing eton
William Smith
William N. H Smith
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
Zebulon B. Vance
William Vandever
Warren Winslow.

Those who voted in the negative are-
Mr. Charles F. Adams Mr John F. Farnsworth
Cyrus Aldrich

Stephen C. Foster
John B. Alley

Augustus Frank
William C. Anderson

Daniel W. Gooch
James M. Ashley

John A. Gurley
John A. Bingham

William Helmick
Samuel S. Blair

Charles B. Hoard
Harrison G. Blake

James Humphrey
William D. Brayton

John Hutchins
James Buffinton

William Irvine
Anson Burlingame

Francis W. Kellogg
Alfred A. Burnham

William S. Kenyon
Martin Butterfield

John W. Killinger
James H Campbell

M. Lindley Lee
John Carey

Henry C. Longnecker
Schuyler Colfax

Dwight Loomis
Roscoe Conkling

Gilman Marston
John Covode

James B. McKean
Henry L. Dawes

Robert McKnight
Charles Delano

Edward McPherson
W. McKee Dunn

William Millward
Sidney Egerton

Justin S. Morrill
Thomas M. Edwards

Freeman H. Morse
Thomas D. Eliot

George W. Palmer

Mr. John U. Pettit

Albert G. Porter
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E Royce
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
Thaddeus Stevens
William B. Stukes
Mason W. Tappan
Thomas C. Theaker
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
William Windom
John Woodruff.

So the said amendments were agreed to.
Mr. Junkin moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered.
Pending which,

Mr. Reagan moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.

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

Yeas .................... 71

Ne, Nays.................... 76 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Williain Allen

Thomas L. Anderson
John 1). Ashmore
William T. Avery
Thomas J Barr
J. R. Barrett
Milledge L. Bonham
Alexander R. Boteler
William W. Boyce
Reese B. Brahson
George Briggs
Francis M. Bristow
Luther C. Carter
Horace F. Clark
Williamson R. W. Cobb
George B. Cooper
Samu IS. Cox
Martin J. Crawford
Jabez L. M. Curry
Samuel R. Curtis
John G. Davis
Daniel C De Jarnette
Emerson Etheridge
Thomas B. Florence

Mr. Lucius J. Gartrell

John A. Gilmer
Andrew J. Hamilton
John T. Harris
Robert llatton
George S Hawkins
William S. Holinan
George s. Huston
Williain Howard
Gorge W. Hughes
John l. Jones
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
She ton F. Leake
Peter E Love
William B. Maclay
Charles D. Martin
Horace Maynard
John J. McRae
W. Porcher Miles
John S, Millson
Sydenbam Moore
Edward Joy Morris
Isaac N. Morris

Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson

William E. Niblack
John W. Noell
George H. Pendleton
Jolin S. Phelps
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
Albert Rust
John Schwartz
Charles L. Scott
William E Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N H. Smith
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
Zebulon B. Vance
Warren Winslow.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
James M. Ashley
John A. Bingham
Simuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buttinton
Anson Burlingame
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Batterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
W. Mcke Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
ThiDas D. Eliot
John F. Farnsworth
Stephen C. Foster

Mr. Augustus Frank

Daniel W. Gooch
John A. Gurley
William Helmick
Charles B. Hoard
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William s Kenyon
David Kilgore
Job W Killinger
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Gilman Marston
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
Justin s. Morrill
Freerian H. Morse
George W. Palmer

Mr. John U. Pettit

Albert G. Porter
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
George W. Scranton
Charles B. S d. wick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somnes
Francis E Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
Thaddeus Stevens
Wilham B Stokes
Mason W Tappan
Thomas C. Theaker
Cvdnor B. Tompkins
William Vandever
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
James Wilson
William Windom
John Woodruff.

So the House refused to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. Pending the question on the motion to reconsider,

On motion of Mr. Singleton, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That leave be granted for the withdrawal from the files

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