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Mr. Jetur R. Riggs

James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
William Smith
John W. Stevenson
Lansing Stout

Mr. Miles Taylor

· Mr. William G. Whiteley Eli Thayer

Warren Winslow
James H. Thomas

John Wood
John W. H. Underwood Samuel H. Woodson
Clement L. Vallandighain John V. Wrigh:.

So the appeal was laid on the table.

Mr. Grow moved that the bill and pending amendments be recommitted to the Committee on the Territories. Pending which,

On motion of Mr. Grow, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the further consideration of the territorial business of to-day be postponed until Saturday next, and that all of the proposed amendments thereto be printed.

The Speaker, by unanimous consent, laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a statement of the amount due the Choctaws, according to the principles of settlement prescribed by a resolution of the Senate; which was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.

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. Israel Washburn, jr., reported that the committee having, according to order, had the state of the Union generally under consideration, and particularly the bill of the House (H. R. 338) to provide for the payment of outstanding treasury notes, to authorize a loan, to regulate and fix the duties on imports, and for other purposes, had directed him to report the same with an amendment in the nature of a substitute therefor.

Pending the question on agreeing to the said amendment,

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

Mr. Morrill moved a reconsideration of the vote last taken; which motion was agreed to.

The question then recurring on ordering the main question,
And being put, it was decided in the negative.

Mr. Morrill renewed the demand for the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

When,

On motion of Mr. H. Winter Davis, the vote by which the main question was ordered was reconsidered.

The question then recurred on ordering the main question; and being put, it was decided in the negative.

Mr. Pettit moved to amend the amendment in the nature of a substitute, by striking out the words “on flaxseed or linseed ten cents per bushel of 52 pounds," and inserting in lieu thereof the words "on flaxseed, otherwise called linseed, sixteen cents per bushel of fifty-six pounds."

Pending which,
Mr. Morrill moved the previous question; which was seconded and

the main question ordered, and under the operation thereof the amendment to the amendment was disagreed to.

The question then recurring on the amendment reported from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union,

Mr. Pettit moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,
It was decided in the negative, Navs....

Yeas .................... 64

.........103 "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
William Barksdale

Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham
Lawrence O'B. Branch
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
John B. Clark
David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
John Cochrane
Samuel S. Cox
Martin J. Crawford
Jabez L. M. Curry
John G. Davis
Daniel C. De Jarnette
Henry A. Edmundson
Muscoe R. H. Garnett
Lucius J. Gartrell

Mr. Thomas Hardeman, jr.

John T. Harris
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
William Howard
George W. Hughes
James Jackson
Albert G. Jenkins
David Kilgore
Jacob M. Kunkel
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
John M. Landrum
James M. Leach
Shelton F. Leake
John A. Logan
Peter E. Love
John McQueen
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Millson
Sydenham Moore
William E. Niblack

Mr. George H. Pendleton

John V. Pettit
Samuel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
James L. Pugh
John H. Reagan
James C Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
Francis E. Spinner
James A Stallworth
Benjamin Stanton
John W. Stevenson
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Clement L. Vallandigham
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

Those who voted in the negative areMr. Charles F. Adams Mr. Thomas M. Edwards Green Adams

Thomas D. Eliot Garnett B. Adrain

Alfred Ely Cyrus Aldrich

Emerson Etheridge John B. Alley

John F. Farnsworth William C. Anderson

Reuben E. Fenton Elijah Babbitt

Orris S. Ferry Charles L. Beale

Thomas B. Florence John A. Bingham

Stephen C. Foster Samuel S. Blair

Augustus Frank Harrison G. Blake

Ezra B. French William D. Brayton

Daniel W. Gooch George Briggs

Galusha A. Grow Francis M. Bristow

John A. Gurley James Buffinton

James T. Hale Alfred A. Burnham

William Helmick Martin Butterfield

John Hickman James H. Campbell

James Humphrey John Carey

John Hutchins Schuyler Colfax

William Irvine
Roscoe Conkling

Benjamin F. Junkin
John Covode

Francis W. Kellogg
Samuel R. Curtis

William Kellogg
H. Winter Davis

William S. Kenyon
Henry L. Dawes

John W. Killinger
Charles Delano

De Witt C. Leach
R. Holland Duell

M. Lindley Lee
W. Mckee Dunn

Henry C. Longnecker
Sidney Edgerton

Dwight Loomis

Mr. Owen Lovejoy

Gilman Marston
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John F. Potter
John H. Reynolds
Alexander H. Rice
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
William Stewart
Lansing Stout
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer

Mr. Cydnor B. Tompkins

Charles R. Train Carey A. Trimble William Vandever John P. Verree Edward Wade

Mr.Henry Waldron

Mr. Alfred Wells
E. P. Walton

William G. Whiteley
Cadwalader C. Washburn William Windom
Ellihu B. Washburne

John Wood
Israel Washburn, jr.

John Woodruff.
Edwin H. Webster

So the House refused to lay the bill on the table.
The question again recurred on the said amendment.
And being put, it was decided in the affirmative.

Under the further operation of the previous question 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. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered and put, viz: Shall the bill pass ?

stis Yeas .............. 105 And it was decided in the affirmative,

wire, Nays ...... ...... 64 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
Garnett B Adrain
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
James M. Ashley
Elijah Babbitt
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
George Briggs
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Charles Case
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
John F Farnsworth
Reuben E. Fenton

Mr. 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
William Helmick
John Hickman
Charles B. Hoard
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
John W. Killinger
DeWitt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Gilman Marston
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
William Montgomery
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris

Mr. Freeman H. Morse

John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John F. Potter
John H. Reynolds
Alexander H. Rice
Jetur R. Riggs
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Eli Thayer
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
John P. Verree
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Cadwalader C. Washburn
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Edwin H. Webster
Alfred Wells
William G. Whiteley
William Windom
John Wood
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. William Allen

Thomas L. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery

Mr. William Barksdale

Thomas S. Bocock
Milledge L. Bonham
Lawrence O'B. Branch

Mr. John C. Burch

Henry C. Burnett
John B. Clark
David Clopton

Mr. Williamson R. W Cobb Mr. Jacob M. Kunkel
John Cochrane

Lucius Q. C. Lamar
Samuel S. Cox

John M. Landrum Martin J. Crawford

James M. Leach Jabez L. M. Curry

Shelton F. Leake John G. Davis

John A. Logan Daniel C. De Jarnette Peter E. Love Henry A. Edmundson Charles D. Martin Muscoe R. H. Garnett John McQueen Lucius J. Gartrell

W. Porcher Miles Thomas Hardeman, jr. John S. Millson John T. Harris

Sydenham Moore William S Holman

William E. Niblack George S. Houston

John U. Pettit William Howard

Samuel O. Peyton George W. Hughes

John S. Phelps James Jackson

James L. Pugh Albert G. Jenkins

Mr. John H. Reagan

James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
Francis E. Spinner
James A. Stallworth
Benjamin Stanton
John W. Stevenson
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
John W H. Underwood
Clement L.Vallandigham
Samuel H. Woodson
John V. Wright.

So the bill was passed.

Mr. Morrill 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.

And then,

On motion of Mr. Buffinton, at 6 o'clock and 15 minutes p. m., the House adjourned.

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 1860.

roadtee on Public Lanhe memorials of the third Etee of Electrice for

of Maryland; widing: The petitioned to the Commit

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

By Mr. Parrott: The memorial of the St. Joseph and Topeka Railroad Company, praying for the passage of a law granting the right of way and alternate sections of the public lands on each side of said road within fifteen miles thereof; which was referred to the Committee on Public Lands.

By Mr. Hughes: The memorial of William P. Preston, contesting the election of J. Morrison Harris, of the third congressional district of Maryland; which was referred to the Committee of Elections.

By Mr. Spaulding: The petition of Edward Lee, praying for an invalid pension; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Curtis: Five petitions of citizens of the State of Iowa, praying for mail-routes therein named; which were referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Tappan: The petition of True Garland, praying for compensation for carrying the mail on route No. 257, in the State of New Hampshire.

By Mr. English: The petition of citizens of the State of Illinois for a mail-route from Ferdinand to Bridgeport.

Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Pennington: The petition of citizens of the State of New

Jersey, praying for an appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Passaic river; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, the petition of citizens of the State of Illinois, praying for a railroad to the Pacific ocean; which was referred to the select committee on the Pacific railroad.

Mr. Branch, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the Senate (S. 340) to carry into effect a convention between the United States and republic of Paraguay, reported the same without amendment.

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

Mr. Branch 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.

A message from the Senate, by Mr. Patton, one of their clerks:

Mr. Speaker : The Senate have passed, without amendment, a bill of this House of the following title, viz:

H. R. 661. An act to furnish additional mail facilities.
The Senate have also passed a bill of the following title, viz:

S. 416. An act to secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain, and for other purposes; in which I am directed to ask the concurrence of this House.

The Senate have also passed, without amendment, a resolution of this House of the following title, viz:

H. Res. 15. Joint resolution for the relief of Thomas C. Ware.

The Speaker having announced as the regular order of business the business relating to the Territories

Mr. Grow moved that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union; which motion was disagreed to.

The Speaker having proceeded to call the committees for reports on business of a territorial nature

Mr. Grow, from the Committee on the Territories, reported a bill (H. R. 708) to provide a temporary government for the Territory of Idaho; which was read a first and second time.

Mr. Grow moved to amend the same by the insertion of additional sections at the end of the bill providing for the election of officers in certain cases by the people.

Pending which,
Mr. Grow moved that the bill be recommitted.
Pending which,
Mr. Grow moved the previous question.
Pending which,
Mr. Thayer moved that the bill be laid on the table.
And the question being put,

Yeas................... 102 It was decided in the affirmative, 3

Nays................... 73 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

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