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Clarke, Sidney, a Representative from Kan Clerks-Continued.

Cobb, Clinton L., a Representative from North
sas--Continued.
resolution directing that all resolutions relat Carolina ......

..2
remarks on the joint resolution for the relief ing to, of committees be referred to the petitions presented by.

of settlers on Shawnee lands.....229, 509 Committee on Accounts--[By Mr. Cake, bills introduced by-
on the joint resolution for the appoint March 17, 1869.]

No. 280—authorizing the Secretary of the
ment of guardians for Indian children, reported and agreed to, 125.

Treasury to sell Government property at
511, 512 resolution inquiring what employés in the

Plymouth, North Carolina.....

.333
on the joint resolution in regard to Osage Treasury have been paid a larger com-

No. 281—to relieve John T. Wheeler, of
Indian lards........

......513

pensation within the last two years than
on Indian policy....

North Carolina, of political disabili.
...563, 564
was specifically appropriated for that ties.........

......333
Clearing the floor, resolution for a rule making purpose, &c.—[By Mr. Dawes, March

No. 282-to relieve John A. McLean, of
it the duty of the Doorkeeper, ten minutes 22, 1869.]
before the hour of meeting each day, to

Virginia, of his political disabilities, 333
reported and agreed to, 199.

No. 283—making an appropriation to
see that the floor is cleared of all

persons resolution inquiring what employes in the remove obstructions from the Roanoke
except those privileged to remain-[By Navy Department have been paid as

river, in North Carolina ........ 333
Mr. Ferry, March 30, 1869.]

compensation within the last two years
referred, 384; reported and agreed to, 396. a larger sum than was specifically ap.

Coburn, Jolin, a Representative from Indiana, 2
Clerk, resolution authorizing the Committee

bills introduced by-

propriated for that purpose-[By Mr.
on the Judiciary to appoint a-[By Mr. Dawes, March 22, 1869.]

No. 71-supplementary to an act entitled
Bingham, March 16, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 199.

“An act to provide a national curreucy
agreed to, ioi.

resolution instructing the Committee on the secured by pledge of United States bonds,
resolution authorizing the Committee on Judiciary to inquire whether any legis-

and to provide for the circulation and
Military Affairs to employ a-[By Mr. lation is necessary to secure to Govern redemption thereof," approved June 3,
Logan, March 17, 1869.]
ment employés uniformity of compen-

1864.....

....73
agreed to, 124.

sation under the eight hour law-[By

No. 235—for the relief of John C. Mc-
resolution authorizing the Committee on the Mr. Dawes, March 22, 1869. ]

Quinston and Jeremiah D. Skeem, of
Territories to employ a-[By Mr. Cul agreed to, 200.

Indiana .........

....... ..196
lom, March 18, 1869.]
number of, employed in the Treasury De-

No. 491-supplementary to an act entitled
referred, 139; reported and agreed to, 605. partment

..482

"An act to provide a national currency
resolution authorizing the Committee on bill (H. R. 395) in relation to the fees and secured by a pledge of United States

Revision of Laws of the United States compensation of United States attor bonds, and to provide for the circulation
to employ it --[By Mr. Poland, March neys, marshals, and, in the Territories and redemption thereof,'' approved June
18, 1869.]
of Colorado and New Mexico-[By Mr.

3, 1864....

.....507
referred, 143; reported and agreed to, 605. Bradford.)

incidental remarks by ......... ....507, 711
resolution authorizing the Committee on referred, 505.

remarks on the joint resolution to correct an
Invalid Pensions to employ a--[By Mr. resolution authorizing certain committees to

error in an enrollment.......... ...... 78
Benjamin, March 19, 1865.]

employ, and fixing their pay-[By Mr.

on the joint resolution to supply omissions
referred, 164; reported and agreed to, 605. Cake, April 7, 1869.]

in enrollment of certain acts....120, 121
resolution authorizing Committee for the reported and agreed to, 605.

on the resolation rescinding the orders to
District of Columbia to employ a-[By Cleveland, Orestes, a Representative from New

print certain papers.....

..477, 478
Mr. Cook, March 19, 1869.]

Jersey.......

2
on the deficiency bill.....

482
referred, 164; reported and agreed to, 605. joint resolution introduced by-

on the resolution for adjournment......491
resolution authorizing the Committee on

701
No. 66-extending the time for the com.

on the order of business......
Naval Affairs to employ a-[By Mr. pletion of the Portage and Lake Supe Coin, bill (H. R. No. 7) to strengthen the
Scofield, March 19, 1869.]

rior ship.canal

.398 public credit and relating to contracts for
referred, 164; reported and agreed to, 605. resolution submitted by-

the payment of-[By Mr. Schenck.]
resolution authorizing the Committee on in regard to the proposed International read, 60; passed with title amended, 61;

Ninth Census to employ a--[By Mr. Exhibition at New York-[March 31, passed the Senate, 84; enrolled, 101 ;
Stokes, March 22, 1869.]

1869.).

.......398

approved, 167.
referred, 202; reported and agreed to, 605. Clift, Joseph W., a Representative-elect from In Senate: received from House, 66; sub-
resolution allowing Committee on Foreign Georgia-see Contested Election.

stituted for bill S. No. 56, 66 ; discussed,
Affairs a-[By Mr. Banks, March 23, resolution directing Clerk of the House to pay 66 ; passed, 70; enrolled, 86.
1869.]

from the contingent fund of the House | Coinage, bill (H. R. No. 2) for the, of nickel
referred, 229; reported and agreed to, 605. to, Nelson Tift, William P. Edwards, and copper pieces of five cents and
resolution authorizing the Committee on Samuel F. Gove, C. H. Prince, and P. under--[By Mr. Kelley. ]

Indian Affairs to employ a-[By Mr. M. B. Young, claimants to seats in this
Clarke, March 23, 1869.]

House from the State of Georgia, a sum

referred, 38; reported, 81; discussed, 81,

97 ; recommitted, 100; substitute reported
referred, 229; reported and agreed to, 605. to each equal to two months' pay of mem. and discussed, 372; (see bill H. R. No.
resolution authorizing Committee on Com bers of Congress — [By Mr. Churchill,

334.)
merce to employ a-[By Mr. Dixon, April 9, 1869.]
March 23, 1869.]

remarks by-

agreed to, 712.
referred, 229; reported and agreed to, 605.

Mr. Allison......
Clothing, joint resolution (H. R. No. 60)
resolution authorizing the Committee on instructing the Committee on the Militia

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts...........81,
Roads and Canals to employ a - [By
to report a bill directing the Secretary of

82, 83, 98, 99, 100
Mr. Ingersoll, March 23, 1869.]
War to furnish, to inmates of all legally

Mr. Cullom.....

..81
referred, 229; reported and agreed to, 605.

Mr. Davis....

.99
established soldiers' homes in the several

Mr. Dawes...
States-[By Mr. Shanks. ]

..82
resolution allowing a, to such committees as
have been authorized to sit during the referred, 334.

Mr. Dickey

.81, 82, 83, 99
recess, and authorizing drawing from the Cobb, Amasa, a Representative from Wis.

Mr. Eldridge.

...98

Mr. Garfield..
consin .......
contingent fund for the necessary ex;

2

82, 83

Mr. Jenckes............... ......
penses-[By Mr. Cake, April 9, 1869.] petitions presented by...40, 74, 126, 204, 384
agreed to, 711.
bill introduced by-

....98

Mr. Judd....
Clerk of the House, election of................ 18 No. 222- to establish a certain post

Mr. Kelley......

.38,
Clerks, bill (H. R. No. 70) to distribute the

route......
..........195

81, 82, 83, 98, 99, 372, 373
number and rank of the Government joint resolutions introduced by-

Mr. Maynard ....... 81, 82, 83, 98, 99, 373
employés among the several congressional No. 38—for the relief of certain honorably

Mr. McCormick, of Missouri...81, 83, 98
districts and Territories--[By Mr. Shanks.] discharged soldiers of the volunteer

Mr. Potter......

.82, 372
referred, 73.

forces of the United States Army...195

Mr. Scofield..
bill (H. R. No. 102) to restore the judges No. 53 - for the relief of Francis S.

Mr. Wood....

... 99
of the United States district courts McDonald........

...........309 resolution for printing the letter of E. B.
of California, Oregon, and Nevada the

reports made by...

... 308, 309 Elliott on the subject of the international
right to appoint, to their courts respect remarks on the resolution for a committee unification of-[By Mr. Kelley, March
ively-[By Mr. Sargent.]

on civil service .........

..228

17, 1869.]
referred, 74.

on the National Junction railroad bill, 230 objected to, 125, 220.
resolution directing an inquiry as to what on the bill for the relief of Harriet R. bill (H. R. No. 334) for the, of nickel.copper
committees should be authorized to em-

Clinton .......

.....308

pieces of five cents and under-[By Mr.
ploy, and the rate of compensation to on the bill for the relief of Francis S. Kelley.]
be paid to each-[By Mr. Benjamin, McDonald.....

........ 308, 309 reported and discussed, 372; passed, 873.
March 15, 1869.]

on bill for the relief of Jearum Atkins, 374 In Senate : received from the House, 860;
agreed to, 78; reported, 125, 605."

on the deficiency bill......

..486

referred, 371.

..83

98, 372

.82, 83

man.

Coinage-Continued.
Committees-Continued.

Conger, Omar D., a Representative from
bill (H. R. No. 410) to promote the estab of conference-

Michigan-Continued.
lishment of an international metrical on the resolution for the appointment of bills introduced by-
system of-[By Mr. Kelley.]

a joint select Committee on Retrench No. 414-granting a pension to Elmina
referred, 652.

ment...

..101, 125, 143 Brainard, for distinguished service to
resolution for printing the letter of E. B. on the bill (H. R. No. 3) to repeal an the sick and wounded soldiers of the

Elliott on the subject of the international act regulating the tenure of certain civil Union during the war of the rebellion,
unification of-[By Mr. Laflin, April 9,

offices.......
.371, 376

682
1869. ]

on the joint resolution (8. R. No. 19) No. 415—confirming the title of Nathan
reported and agreed to, 714.

enabling actual settlers to purchase cer Boyer to certain lands in the State of
Coinage, Weights, and Measures, the Com-
tain lands of the Great and Little Osage Michigan ....

....682
mittee on .............

.....76
Indians. ....

......562, 600, 606 remarks on the joint resolution respecting
reports from .......

.81, 371

on the bill (H. R. No. 123) making appro the retirement of Major General Heintzel-
Colorado, the Territory of, bill (H. R. No. priations for the current and contingent

709
224) creating an additional land district expenses for the Indian department, || Congressional Record, bill (H. R. No. 370) to
in-[By Mr. Bradford.]

603, 606 provide for printing the-[By Mr. Ela.]
referred, 196.

on the bill (H. R. No. 354) making referred, 505.
bill (H. R. No. 227) for the relief of the appropriations to supply deficiencies in Constitution, joint resolution (H. R. No. 15)
inhabitants of the cities of Blackhawk, the appropriations for the service of the

proposing an amendment to the, of the
Central City, and Georgetown-[By Mr. Government for the fiscal years ending United States—[By Mr. Julian.]
Bradford. ]

June 30, 1869, and June 30, 1870 referred, 72.
referred, 196.

638, 644 joint resolution (H. R. No. 22) proposing
bill (H. R. No. 315) setting aside certain on the bill (H. R. No. 140) to amend an act an amendment to the, of the United

proceeds from internal revenue in, for entitled "An act imposing taxes on dis. States-[By Mr. Loughridge.]
the erection of public buildings-[By tilled spirits and tobacco

..679, 685

referred, 74.
Mr. Bradford.]
Compensation-see Pay; Salary.

joint resolution (H. R. No. 57) providing for
referred, 335.

resolution directing an inquiry as to what the manner of ratifying the ainendments
bill (H. R. No. 394) in relation to the south-

committees should be authorized to em:

of the, of the United States by the sev.
ern boundary of—[By Mr. Bradford.]

ploy clerks and the rate of, to be paid eral Slates-[By Mr. Shanks.]
referred, 505.

to each-[By Mr. Benjamin, March 15, objected to, 75, 81 ; referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 395) in relation to the fees 1869.]

bill (H. R. No. 261) to enforce the third
and compensation of United States agreed to, 78; reported, 125, 605.

section of the fourteenth article of the
attorneys, marshals, and clerks in the Senate concurrent resolution creating the amendments of the, of the United
Territories of, and New Mexico-[By

Committee to Audit and Control the Con. States-[By Mr. Paine.]
Mr. Bradford.]

tingent Expenses of the Senate and the referred, 248; printed, 376.
referred, 506.

Committee on Accounts of the House of bill (H. R. No. 259) to enforce the fourteenth
Colored soldiers, bill (H. R. No. 53) to facil. Representatives a joint committee to amendment to the, and the laws of the

itate the payment of bounties to-[By Mr. define the number, duties, and, of the United States, and to restore the State of
Arnell.]

employés of the two Houses-[March Georgia to the republican government
referred, 72.

15, 1869.]

elected under its new constitution—[By
Commerce, the Committee on ...............

..75

received from Senate, 80; concurred in, Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.]
instructions to..........

336.
.229

proposed and objected to, 278; reported,
..425, 587, 644, 693

bill (H. R. No. 133) regulating, in cases of
reports from...

591; discussed, 591, 600, 603.
biil (H. R. No. 142) to secure and protect

contested elections-[By Mr. Dawes. ] Constitutionality of questionable acts of Con-
the freedom of transit and, within the
referred, 100; printed 109.

gress, bill (H. R. No. 353) to test the-[By
United States--[By Mr. Bingham.]

bill (H. R. No. 164) to make, to Edward Mr. Woodward.]
referred, 150.

Barton, James Barton, sen., and John referred, 406.
bill (H. R. No. 159) to provide for the better

H. Barton, for damages done to their Consular courts, bill (H. R. No. 319) to regu-
protection of the northern and north-

steamer Uncle Abe by the United States late appeals from the, of the United States
western frontier, and to facilitate, and

steamer Zouave-[By Mr. Townsend.] in foreign countries-[By Mr. Banks.]
diminish the expense of exchanges
referred, 193.

referred, 335.
between the States-[By Mr. Bennett.]

resolution' inquiring what employés in the Consular fees, joint resolution (S. R. No. 22)
referred, 193.

Treasury have been paid a larger, within relative to.

the last two years than was specifically received from the Senate, 80; passed, 225;
Commission, bill (H. R. No. 115) authorizing
the appointment of a, and the settlement

appropriated for that purpose, &c.—[By enrolled, 281.
of claims of the citizens of Kansas-[By

Mr. Dawes, March 22, 1869.]

Contested election-
Mr. Clarke.]

reported and agreed to, 199.

from Arkansas:
referred, 74; referred anew, 396.

resolution inquiring wbat employés in the case of Cameron vs. Roots, first district.
resolution for the appointment of a, to make

Navy Department have been paid as, papers referred, 281, 479.

within the last two years a larger sum
certain investigations with regard to

resolution extending the time in the
the Charlestown and Kittery navy.
than was specifically appropriated for

Arkansas contested-election case
yards—[By Mr. Lynch, March 25, 1869.]
that purpose-[By Mr. Dawes, March

of Cameron vs. Roots-[By Mr.
referred, 281.
22, 1869.)

Kerr, March 24, 1869. ]
reported and agreed to, 199.

referred, 249.
Commissions, bill (H. R. No. 262) to provide resolution instructing the Committee on the case of Elliott vs. Rogers, second district.
for the date of, to fill original vacancies

Judiciary to inquire whether any legisla-
in the Army of the United States-[By

discussed, 7; papers referred, 61, 124,
Mr. Morgan.]
tion is necessary to secure to Govern-

150, 249, 375, 438; time extended,
ment employés uniformity of, under the

375; committee discharged, 510.
referred, 306.

eight-hour law-[By Mr. Dawes, March resolution referring the credentials of
Committee-rooms, statement of Speaker in 22, 1869.]

A. A. C. Rogers, from second dis-
regard to........

.319
agreed to, 200.

trict of Arkansas, to the Committee
resolution to change the old Hall of Rep. | Condemned property, joint resolution (H. R.

of Elections—[By Mr. Lawrence,
resentatives into-[By Mr. Garfield, No. 58) instructing the Secretary of War

March 4, 1869. ]
March 29, 1869.]
to appropriate surplus, waste, and, within

read and discussed, 7; tabled, 8.
tabled, 336.

the District of Columbia for the purpose resolution extending time for taking
resolution authorizing the Speaker to make of establishing, and maintaining in the

testimony in the contested-election
a certain assignment of-[By Mr. District of Columbia a labor school for

case of Elliott vs. Rogers, from the
Schenck, March 29, 1869.]
freedmen, to become self-sustaining, and

second district of Arkansas-[By
tabled, 336.
in which will be taught the art of labor to

Mr. Dawes, March 18, 1869.]
resolution for providing new-

-[By Mr. But.
the colored people-[By Mr. Shanks.]

referred, 139; reported and agreed
ler, of Massachusetts, April 9, 1869. ] referred, 334.

to, 375.
agreed to, 711.

Conger, Omar D., a Representative from resolution permitting James T. Elliott,
Committees, standing.
.61, 75, 76, Michigan

contestant in the contested-election
77, 78, 100, 115, 150, 281, 319, 600 petitions presented by ........... 195, 682

case of Elliott vs. Rogers, from
select-
bills introduced by-

the second district of Arkansas, to
to wait upon the President.... ...11, 714 No. 207-to amend an act entitled "An

withdraw his papers, and discharg.
on Retrenchment.......
....77, 253 act providing for the sale of a portion

ing the Committee of Elections
to inquire into the causes of the reduction of the Fort Gratiot military reservation

from further consideration of the
of American tonnage. ...... 281
in St. Clair county, in the State of

case-[By Mr. Paine, April 5,1869. ]
on Lonisiana election frauds .............699 Michigan"....

........... 195

reported and agreed to, 510.

............681

.......6

Contested election-Continued.
from Arkansas:
case of Elliott vs. Rogers, second district.
remarks on the case by-
Mr. Allison ..................

7
Mr. Beaman..................

..7
Mr. Dawes....

.139
Mr. Farnsworth.

7
Mr. Garfield.

7
Mr. Ingersoll.

7
Mr. Kerr...

7
• Mr. Lawrence

.7, 8
Mr. Maynard.

7
Mr. Paine..

124, 249
from Colorado:
case of Belden vs. Bashford.

papers referred, 20.
from Connecticut:
case of Messrs. Starkweather, Strong, and

Kellogg.
reported and discussed, 680; sworn in,

681.
remarks by-

Mr. Brooks......... .680, 681
Mr. Barr.......

....681
Mr. Dawes...............
Mr. Holman.

....681
Mr. Maynard ......

680
Mr. Paine...........

680
Mr. Stevens...

.681
Mr. Van Trump..

.681
from Georgia :
case of Joseph W. Clift, Nelson Tift, W.

P. Edwards, Samuel F. Gove, Charles

H. Prince, and P. M. B. Young.
discussed, 16 ; referred, 18; papers re-

ferred, 20; two months' pay allowed,

712.
resolution referring the credentials of the

Representatives-elect from Georgia
to the Committee of Elections-[By

Mr. Farnsworth, March 5, 1869.]
agreed to, 18.
remarks by-
Mr. Beaman..

16
Mr. Farnsworth ......

.16, 17, 18
Mr. Jenckes.....

...17
Mr. Judd. .....

17, 18
Mr. Maynard ......

18
Mr. Schenck..

.16, 17, 18
Mr. Ward......
resolution directing Clerk of the House

to pay from the contingent fund of
the House to, claimants to seats in
.this House from the State of Geor-
gia, a sum to each equal to two
months' pay of members of Con-
gress=[By Mr. Churchill, April 9,

1869.]

agreed to, 712.
from Indiana:
case of Reid vs. Julian, fourth district.

papers referred, 20; time extended, 115.
resolution extending the time for tak.

ing testimony in the Indiana con-
tested.election case of Reid vs.
Julian-[By Mr. Julian, March 15,

1869.]
referred, 75; reported and agreed

to, 115.
from Kentucky;
case of Boyd Winchester and John M.

Rice, fifth district.
discussed, 6, 13.
resolution for administering the oath to

Boyd Winchester and John M.
Rice, Representatives-elect from
the State of Kentucky-[By Mr.

Beck, March 5, 1869.]
agreed to, 13.
remarks by-
Mr. Beck ......

..13
Mr. Eldridge .......

..6
Mr. Jones, of Kentucky. 13
Mr. Kelsey...:
Mr. McCormick, of Missouri......6
Mr. Shanks......
Mr. Trimble........

...6
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois ......... 6
Winchester and Rice sworn in ......... 13

Contested election-Continued.
from Kentucky:
case of Barnes vs. Adams, eighth district.

papers referred, 20, 61, 124, 150, 479.
resolution extending time in the con.

tested-election case of Barnes vs.
Adams, from the eighth district of
Kentucky—[By Mr. Kerr, April 9,

1869.]

objected to, 714.
case of Zeigler vs. Rice, ninth district.
papers referred, 20, 61, 84, 409 ; time

extended, 30; reported and agreed

to, 115.
resolution for extending the time for

taking testimony in the contested-
election case of Zeigler vs. Rice,
from Kentucky-[By Mr. Kerr,

March 9, 1869.)
referred, 39; reported and agreed

to, 115.
remarks by-
Mr. Dawes...

.....39
Mr. Kerr...................................

...39
Mr. Paine........

....................115
Mr. Ward..........

....39
from Louisiana:
case of Louis St. Martin, Lionel A. Shel-

don, and George W. McCranie.
discussed, 11; credentials referred, 13;

instructions to committee, 36 ; investi-

gation ordered, 588.
resolution referring the credentials of

Louis St. Martin, Lionel A. Shel-
don, and George W. McCranie,
claiming severally to be elected Rep-
resentatives from the State of Louis.
iana, to the Committee of Elec.
tions-[By Mr. Schenck, March 5,

1869.]
read and discussed, 11; agreed to, 13.
resolution directing the Committee of

Elections to inquire into the validity
of the election of the Representa-
tives from Louisiana-[By Mr. May.

nard, March 9, 1869.]
read, 36; agreed to, 37.
resolution directing that each of the

persons claiming seats as Repre-
sentatives of Louisiana file a siate.
ment of the grounds upon which he
claims such seat, and that a sub-
committee be appointed to investi.
gate the facts and report thereon-

(By Mr. Paine, April 7, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 588.
remarks on the case by-
Mr. Bingham.........

37
Mr. Burr.......

...13
Mr. Eldridge

.36, 37
Mr. Garfield ......

.11
Mr. Holman

...........................36
Mr. Kerr.....

.11, 13
Mr. Maynard.......11, 12, 13, 36, 37
Mr. Paine...
Mr. Poland..

12
Mr. Schenck,

.11, 12, 13
Mr. Van Trump...
Mr. Wood......

..36, 37
yeas and nays on the.....

.13, 37
case of St. Martin vs. Sypher, first district.
papers referred, 40, 84, 124, 253; Mar:

tin reported ineligible, 502.
case of Hunt vs. Sheldon, second district.
papers referred, 124; report on prima

facie right, 406 ; discussed, 637, 638,
641; agreed to, 616; Sheldon sworn

in, 646.
resolution admitting Lionel Allen Shel.

don, claiming the right to represent
the second district of Louisiana, to
a seat without prejudice to right of
any person to contest said seat - [By

Mr. Stevenson, March 31, 1869.]
reported, 406; discussed, 637, 638,

641; agreed to, 646.
remarks by-
Mr. Brooks

640
Mr. Burr......

.406,
637, 633, 640, 641, 642, 613

Contested election-Continued.
from Louisiana:
case of Hunt vs. Sheldon, second district.
resolution admitting L. A. Sheldon, &c.
remarks by-
Mr. Cessna...

.641, 642
Mr. Cook .......

642
Mr. Garfield.

..... 642, 643
Mr. Kerr........ .638, 640, 642, 643
Mr. Paine.......

642
Mr. Stevenson...

406,
637, 640, 641, 642, 643, 646
yeas and pays on the..... ......643, 646
case of Darrell vs. Bailey, third district.

papers referred, 61.
case of Newsham os. Ryan, fourth district.

papers referred, 84, 124, 375, 562.
case of Morey vs. McCranie, fifth district.
papers referred, 84, 97, 281; McCranie

reported disqualified, 556.
from Maryland:
case of Patrick Hamill, fourth district.

discussed, 5, 10; sworn in, 10.
resolution referring the credentials of

Patrick Hamill, of the fourth dis-
trict of Maryland, to the Committee
of Elections—[By Mr. Butler, of

Massachusetts, March 4, 1869.]
read and discussed, 5, 10.
resolution for administering the oath to

Patrick Hamill, member-elect from
the fourth district of Maryland-[By

Mr. Wood, March 5, 1869.]
agreed to, 10.
remarks by--

Mr. Butler,of Massachusetts, 5,6,10
Mr. Dawes.....

.5,6
Mr. Eldridge..
Mr. Farnsworth..

5
Mr. Ingersoll

5
Mr. Kerr......

..5, 6
Mr. Knott
Mr. Schenck.......

.......5
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois......5, 6

Mr. Wood ........ ......5, 6, 10
from Missouri:
case of Robert T. Van Horn and David

P. Dyer.
discussed, 7, 8, 10; sworn in, 10.
resolution referring the credentials of

Robert T. Van Horn and David P.
Dyer to the Committee of Elec-
tions-[By Mr. Brooks, March 4,

1869.)
read and discussed, 7, 8, 10.
resolution for administering the oath to

Robert T. Van Horn and David P.
Dyer as members from the State
of Missouri-[By Mr. Benjamin,

March 4, 1869.]
read, 8; discussed, 10; agreed to, 10.
remarks by-
Mr. Benjamin......

.....10
Mr. Brooks...
Mr. Boyd...

.7
Mr. Dawes..

.7
Mr. Eldridge...

17
Mr. Farnsworth......
Mr. Holman ......

17
Mr. Ingersoll......

0
Mr. Kelsey ......

7
Mr. Marshall....

.7
Mr. Maynard....
Mr. McCormick, of Missouri......17
Mr. Wood .........

10
yeas and nays on the....... .........10
case of Switzler vs. Dyer, ninth district.
discussed, 7; time extended, 59; papers

referred, 224, 409.
resolution extending time for taking

testimony in the Missouri contested
election—Switzler vs. Dyer-[By

Mr. Benjamin, March 12, 1869.]

agreed to, 59.
case of Shields vs. Van Horn, sixth dis-

trict.
discussed, 7; papers referred,19,150,438.
remarks by-
Mr. Brooks......

7
Mr. McCormick, of Missouri...... 19

16, 18

.6,0

11, 588

.............11

.....13

.6, 13

19, 39

.249

Contested election-Continued.
from New York:
case of Van Wyck vs. Greene, eleventh

district.
time extended, 39, 202 ; papers referred,

61, 84, 174, 253.
resolution extending the time for taking

testimony in the contested-election
case of Van Wyck vs. Greene-[By

Mr. Kerr, March 9, 1869.]
referred, 39; reported and agreed to,

202.
remarks by-
Mr. Burt...

202
Mr. Cessna..

202
Mr. Dawes......

....39
Mr. Eldridge.

202
Mr. Kerr....

.19, 39
Mr. Randall

202
Mr. Ward..
from North Carolina :
case of Boyden vs. Shober, sixth district.

papers referred, 20, 61, 84, 124, 562.
case of Durham vs. Jones, seventh district.

papers referred, 409.
from Ohio:
case of Eggleston vs. Strader, first district.
time extended, 249; papers referred,

562, 636.
resolution extending time for taking

testimony in the contested-election
case of Eggleston vs. Strader, from
the first district of Ohio-[By Mr.

Burr, March 18, 1869.]
referred, 139; reported and agreed

to, 249.
remarks by-

Mr. Burr
Mr. Paine..........

.249
from Pennsylvania :
case of Myers vs. Moffet, third district.
papers referred, 10; resolutions reported,

556 ; discussed, 650, 683, 685; agreed

to, 693.
resolution that John Moffet is not entitled

to a seat as a Representative from
the third district of Pennsylva-
nia—[By Mr. Stevenson, April 6,

1869.]
reported, 558; discussed, 650, 683,

685; agreed to, 693.
resolution that Leonard Myers is entitled

to a seat as a Representative from
the third district of Pennsylva-
nia-[By Mr. Stevenson, April 6,

1869.)
reported, 556; discussed, 650, 683,

685; agreed to, 693.
remarks by-
Mr. Brooks....

.691
Mr. Burr....... .650, 651, 652, 685
Mr. Eldridge.

.651
Mr. Moffet.

1.685
Mr. Morgan

.692, 693
Mr. Paine...

.652, 693
Mr. Randall...683,685, 691,692, 693
Mr. Stevenson...556, 650, 651, 652,

683, 684, 685, 691, 692, 693
Mr. Woodward ...683, 684, 685, 692

yeas and nays on the...........685, 693
case of Taylor vs. Reading, fifth district.

time extended, 16 ; papers referred, 20.
resolution extending the time for taking

testimony in the contested-election
case of Taylor vs. Reading, from
the fifth district of Pennsylvania-

[By Mr. Scofield, March 5, 1869. ]
agreed to, 16.
remarks by-
Mr. Scofield

.16
Mr. Stiles.........
case of Covode vs. Foster, twenty-first

district.
discussed, 3, 13; referred, 16; report

as to prima facie right, 309; minor-
ity report, 310; read, 438; discussed,
438, 452; recommitted with instruc
tions, 466; regulations, 510.

Contested election Continued.
from Pennsylvania :
case of Covode us. Foster, twenty-first

district.
resolution in relation to the election of

Henry D. Foster as the Represent-
ative of the twenty-third congres
sional district of Pennsylvania-[By

Mr. Woodward, March 4, 1869.]
read, 3, 13.
resolution referring the papers in the

contested-election case of Covode
vs. Foster, from the twenty-first
district of Pennsylvania, to the
Committee of Elections-[By Mr.

Dawes, March 5, 1860.]
agreed to, 16.
resolution referring the certified returns

of the return judges of the twenty-
first district of Pennsylvania to the
Committee of Elections- [By Mr.

Woodward, March 18, 1869.]
read and discussed, 139; tabled, 143.
resolution in regard to the prima facie

right to the seat from the twenty-
first district of Pennsylvania, case
of Covode vs. Foster-[By Mr.

Cessna, March 26, 1869.]
reported, 309; read, 437; discussed,

438, 452; recommitted with instruc-

tions, 466.
resolution recommitting the contested-

election case of Covode vs.. Foster,
from the twenty first district of
Pennsylvania. with instructions to
report upon the merits of the case-

[By Mr. Paine, April 2, 1869.]
read and discussed, 466 ; agreed to,

466.
resolution adopting regulations for con-

ducting the contested-election case
of Covode vs. Foster, from the
twenty-first district of Pennsylva-

nia- [By Mr. Paine, April 5, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 510.
remarks on the case by-

Mr. Burr........... 140, 310, 454, 457
Mr. Butler, of Tennessee, 459, 461
Mr. Cessna.... .309, 438, 439, 452,

453, 454, 456, 464, 465, 466
Mr. Churchill..

453,

454, 455, 456, 460
Mr. Dawes.....

15, 16, 140,
142, 143, 438, 460, 464, 465
Mr. Dickey....

462
Mr. Eldridge

460, 465
Mr. Farnsworth...

.3, 438
Mr. Garfield....14, 463, 464, 465, 466
Mr. Hotchkiss...

.460, 461
Mr. Lawrence. 461, 462, 463
Mr. Marshall.............

141, 142, 143
Mr. Mayham

.461, 463
Mr. Paine

139, 140,
309, 463, 464, 465, 466, 510
Mr. Peters.....

456, 457, 466
Mr. Randall...

.14,
438, 456, 459, 460, 462
Mr. Schenck

..462, 463
Mr. Scofield...

... 3,
13, 14, 15, 16, 139, 140, 141,

142, 143, 454, 455, 456, 466
Mr. Stevenson. 460, 461, 464
Mr. Stiles

.456
Mr. Welker.

463
Mr. Woodward.....3, 13, 14, 15, 16,

139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 456,

457, 462, 464, 465, 466, 510
yeas and nays on the...

.143
from South Carolina :
case of Hoge vs. Reid, third district.
papers referred, 20, 27, 124, 150, 281;

437, 479, 608 ; bill to relieve Reid,
375; report on prima facie right, 452,
discussed, 631, 632; agreed to, 633;
resolution for committee to investi:
gate reported, 510; discussed and
withdrawn, 511; substitute referred,
617; reported and agreed to, 682.

Contested election-Continued.
from South Carolina:
case of Hoge vs. Reid, third district.
resolution referring the cases of the

claimants to seats from the third
and fourth districts of South Caro.
lina to the Committee of Elections-
[By Mr. Whittemore, March 9,

1869.]
agreed to, 37.
resolution extending time in the South

Carolina contested-election case of
Hoge vs. Reid-[By Mr. Kerr,

March 24, 1869.]
referred, 248.
resolution that S. L. Hoge is prima

facie entitled to a seat as Repre.
sentative from the third district of
South Carolina, subject to the future
action of the House as to the merits
of the case-[By Mr. Cessna, April

2, 1869.]
reported, 452; discussed, 631, 632;

agreed to, 633.
resolution for a select committee to

investigate the contested-election
cases from the third and fourth
districts of South Carolina-[By

Mr. Paine, April 5, 1869.)
reported, 510; discussed and with.

drawn, 511; substitute referred, 517;

reported and agreed to, 682.
resolution for a select committee to

investigate all charges of intimida.
tion and armed interference with
elections in the third and fourth
congressional districts of South
Carolina—[By Mr. Burr, April 5,

1869.]
referred, 517; reported and agreed

.to, 682.
remarks on the case by-
Mr. Burr...........

..... 632, 633
Mr. Cessna..... .452, 631, 632, 633
Mr. Eldridge.

.632
Mr. Paine.......

.... 375, 682
Mr. Randall.. .631, 632, 633
Mr. Scofield ..

632
yeas and nays on the......

.633
case of Wallace vs. Simpson, fourth dis-

trict.
papers referred, 27, 61, 409 ; Simpson

reported ineligible, 436; minority
report, 438; report for a committee to
investigate, 510; discussed and with-
drawn, 511; substitute referred, 517;
reported and agreed to, 682; report
on prima facie right, 511; discussed,

713.
resolution extending the time in the con-

tested election case of Wallace vs.
Simpson, from South Carolina—[By

Mr. Kerr, March 24, 1869.]
referred, 248.
resolution that in the contested case of

Wallaceus. Simpson, from the fourth
district of South Carolina, A. S.
Wallace is prima facie entitled to a
seat as Representative of said dis-
trict-[By Mr. Burdett, April 5,

1869.]
reported, 511; discussed, 713.
resolution allowing two months' pay to

A. S. Wallace, claimant of the seat
in this House for the fourth district
of South Carolina-[By Mr. Paine,

April 9, 1869.]
objected to, 714.
remarks on the case by-

Mr. Burdett.. ........511, 713
Mr. Burr...

.....511, 517
Mr. Kerr..

248, 682, 714
Mr. Paine........

..436,
510, 511, 682, 713, 714
Mr. Randall......

.436, 511
from Tennessee:
case of John B. Rodgers, for the State-at-

large.. 18, 38, 100, 588, 680

........ ...16

as

objected to, 100.

Contested election-Continued.
from Tennessee:
case of John B. Rodgers.
resolution referring the credentials of
John B. Rodgers, claiming a seat

Representative-at-large from the
State of Tennessee, to the Commit-
tee of Elections-By Mr. Butler,

of Tennessee, March 16, 1869.]
resolution that John B. Rodgers will be

entitled to a seat in the House from
Tennessee as soon as Congress en-
acts a law in relation thereto-[By

Mr. Heaton, April 7, 1869.]
reported, 589.
remarks on the case by-

Mr. Butler,of Tennessee, 18, 38, 100
Mr. Heaton...

.588
Mr. Wood....

........18
case of Sheafe vs. Tillman, fourth district.

time extended, 588.
resolution extending time in the con-

tested-election case of Sheafe vs.
Tillman, from the fourth district of
Tennessee- [By Mr. Paine, April

7, 1869.]

reported and agreed to, 588.
Contested-election cases, resolution in regard

to the duty of the Comınittee of Elections
in, where either claimant is unable to take
the oath-[By Mr. Paine, March 17, 1869.]
objected to, 115; agreed to, 197.
remarks by-
Mr. Burr.....

..197
Mr. Eldridge....

.197
Mr. Farnsworth....

197
Mr. Kelsey......

197
Mr. Paine.....

197
Mr. Wood...

...197
Contested elections, resolution for printing the

papers in the cases of—[By Mr. Paine,

March 15, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 75.
bill (H. R. No. 133) regulating compensa-

tion in cases of-[By Mr. Dawes.)
referred, 100; printed, 199.
Contractors, joint resolution (H. R. No. 33)

for the adjustinent of the claims of certain,
for the construction of vessels of war and

their machinery--[By Mr. Binguam.]
referred, 194.
Contracts, bill (H. R. No. 7) to strengthen the

public credit and relating to, for the pay.

ment of coin--[By Mr. Schenck.]
read, 60; passed with title amended, 01;

passed the Senate, 84; enrolled, 101;

approved, 167.
In Senate : received from House, 66 ; sub-

stituted for bill S. No. 56, 66 ; discussed,

66; passed, 70; enrolled, 86.
Convention, bill (S. No. 165) to carry into

effect tbe, of July 4, 1868, between the
United States and Mexico for the adjust-

ment of claims.
received from Senate, 309 ; passed, 508;

enrolled, 562.
Cook, Burton C., a Representative from Illi-
nois.......

2
bills introduced by-
No. 193—to authorize the construction of

a railroad from Davenport, in the State
of Iowa, to Topeka, in the State of
Kansas.....

194
No. 294—to establish a probate court in

the District of Columbia, and for other
purposes..

.334
No. 287—for the relief of Charles Pit.
chee ....

..........505
resolution submitted by-
authorizing Committee for the District of

Columbia to employ a clerk-[March
19, 1869)..........

164
reports made by. ...397, 630, 644, 680
incidental remarks by.... ... 230, 508, 714
remarks on the National Junction railroad
bill..

. 251, 252
on the bill for the relief of Jearum
Atkins. .......

....374
on the deficiency bill......... .483, 486

Cook, Burton C., a Representative from Illi Courts-Continued.
nois-Continued.

bill (H. R. No. 187) authorizing district, to be
remarks on the bill for the publication of the held at the cities of Evansville and New
opinions of the Attorneys General, 630, Albany, in the State of Indiana-[By

631, 680

Mr. Niblack.]
on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt referred, 194.
vs. Sheldon..

642 bill (H. R. No. 209) to provide for holding
on the bill concerning divorces in the terms of the United States circuit and
District of Columbia.......... 644

district, for the western district of Michi.
on the bill regulating the rights of property gan at Kalamazoo, iu said State-[By
of married women in the District of

Mr. Stoughton.]
Columbia .....

644 referred, 195.
Corporations, bill (H. R. No. 319) extending

bill (H. R. No. 229) to regulate and limit the
to, the privileges and immunities guaran-

admiralty jurisdiction of the district, of
tied by the Constitution to the citizens of

the United States in certain cases-[By
the respective States-[By Mr. Bingham.]

Mr. Kerr.]
referred, 396.

referred, 196.
Correction of the Journal............ .219

bill (H. R. No. 230) to regulate the times and

places for holding the, of the United
Court, bill (H. R. No. 82) to provide for hold-

States in the district of Indiana-[By
ing terms of the United States district, for Mr. Kerr.]
the western district of Missouri at St.
Joseph, in said State-[By Mr. Asper.]

referred, 196.

bill (H. R. No. 320) to perpetuate testimony
referred, 73.

in the, of the United States—[By Mr.
bill (H. R. No. 96) for the better organiza-

Ferriss. ]
tion of the district, of the United States

referred, 335.
within the State of Wisconsin, and to bill (H. R. No. 340) to extend the provisions
create and establish the western district

of an act to provide further remedial
of Wisconsin-[By Mr. Washburn, of justice in the, of the United States,
Wisconsin.]

approved August 29, 1842–[By Mr.
referred, 74.

Poland.]
bill (H. R. No. 242) providing that judges of referred, 396.

the Supreme, shall not sit upon the hear Covode, John, a contestant from Pennsyl.
ing of appeals and writs of error from vania—see Contested Election.
their decisions as circuit judges—[By resolution referring the papers in the con-
Mr. Poland. ]

tested election case of, vs. Foster, from
referred, 220.

the twenty-first district of Pennsylvania,
bill (H. R. No. 249) concerning the district,

to the Committee of Elections—[By
of the United States for the district of Mr. Dawes, March 5, 1869.]
Iowa-[By Mr. Palmer.]

agreed to, 16.
referred, 218.

resolution in regard to the prima facie
bill (H. R. No. 343) for holding terms of

right to the seat from the twenty first
the district, of the United States for the

district of Pennsylvania, case of, vs.
district of Nevada-[By Mr. Fitch.)

Foster-[By Mr. Cessna, March 26,
referred, 396 ; reported and passed, 644.

1869.]
In Senate : received from House, 625 ;

reported, 309; read, 437; discussed, 438,
referred, 653.

452; recommitted with instructions, 466.
Court-house, bill (H. R. No. 384) making an

resolution recommitting the contested-elec-

tion case of, vs. Foster, from the
appropriation of $200,000 for the purpose
of building a, and post office at Memphis,

twenty-first district of Pennsylvania,

with instructions to report upon the
Tennessee--[By Mr. Smith, of Tennes-

merits of the case-[By Mr. Paine,
see.]

April 2, 1869.]
referred, 505.

read and discussed, 465; agreed to, 466.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 75) to facilitate resolution adopting regulations for conduct-

the construction of a, at Springfield, ing the contested-election case of, vs.
Illinois-[By Mr. Dawes.]

Foster, from the twenty first district of
read and passed, 652.

Pennsylvania-[By Mr. Paine, April
In Senate : received from House, 657; 5, 1860.]
read, 679.

reported and agreed to, 510.
Court of Claims, bill (H. R. No. 32) to repeal | Cowell, J. W., bill (H. R. No. 402) for the

an act entitled "An act to restrict the relief of the sureties of, late collector of
jurisdiction of the, and to provide for the

the fifth United States internal revenue dis-
payment of certain demands for quarter

trict of Pennsylvania-[By Mr. O'Neill.]
master's and subsistence supplies furnished referred, 512.
to the Army of the United States," ap-

Cowles, George W., a Representative from
proved July 4, 1864, and to extend the

New York .....

...2
statute of limitations in certain cases--[By

leave of absence granted to ........ .650
Mr. Heaton.]

Crebs, John M., a Representative from Illi-
referred, 71.

.............2
joint resolution (H. R. No. 21) to extend

bills introduced by-
the provisions of the act of July 4,

No. 190—to establish a post road in Mli.

........ 194
1864, limiting the jurisdiction of the,
to the loyal citizens of the State of Ark

No. 388--to establish a post road from
- [By Mr. Boles.]

Carmi, Illinois, via Roland and Elba,

.505

to Equality, Illinois
referred, 73.

Crews, Jonathan, bill (H. R. No. 369) to
Courts, bill (H. R. No. 102) to restore to the

authorize, of Vincennes, Indiana, to pur-
judges of the United States district, of chase a certain tract of land in Daviess
California, Oregon, and Nevada the right

county, in the State of Inaiana-[By Mr.
to appoint clerks to their courts respect Niblack.]
ively--[By Mr. Sargent.)

referred, 467.
referred, 74.

Criminal cases, bill (H. R. No. 11) allowing
bill (H. R. No. 141) íor an act in addition the defendant in, to testify-[By Mr.

to an act to provide for the holding Poland.]
of, of the United States in

case of

referred, 70.
the sickness or other disability of the Criminal code, bill (H. R. No. 378) to provide
judges of the district, approved July a, for the District of Columbia-[By Mr.
29, 1850—[By Mr. Bingham.]

Welker.]
referred, 150.

referred, 505.

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