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M. Sweat, M. Russell Thayer, Charles Upson, Daniel W. Voorhees, Elijah Ward, William B. Washburn, Kellian V. Whaley, Ezra Wheeler, Thomas Williams, A. Carter Wilder, William Windom-74.

NAYS-Messrs. John B. Alley, Sydenham E. Ancona, Portus Baxter, George Bliss, James Brooks, John W Chanler, Samuel S. Cox, James A. Cravens, John L. Daw

son, Charles Denison. Ephraim R. Eckley, Joseph K. Edgerton. Thomas D. Eliot, Reuben E. Fenton, William E. Finck, John Ganson, Henry W. Harrington, Anson Herrick, William S. Holman, Calvin T. Ebon C. Ingersoll, William Johnson, Martin Kalbfleisch, Francis Kernan, John Law. Francis C. Le Blond, DeWitt C. Littlejohn, Alexander Long, Robert Mallory, Daniel Marcy, James F. McDowell, Justin S Morrill, William R. Morrison, John O'Neill, Godlove S. Orth, George II. Pendleton, Frederick A Pike. Theodore M. Pomeroy, William Radford, Lewis W. Ross, Robert C. Schenck, Glenni W. Tracy, William H. Wadsworth. Ellihu B. Washburne, W. Scofield. Rufus P. Spalding, John D. Stiles, Henry Joseph W. White, James F. Wilson, Charles H. Winfield-50.

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and forty miles of the remaining portion thereof each year thereafter, until the whole shall be completed between said points: Provided, That all lands hereby granted to said company, which shall not be sold or disposed of or remain subject to the mortgage by this act authorized at the expiration of five years after the completion of the entire road, shall be subject to settlement and pre-emption, like other lands, at a price to be paid to said company not exceeding $2.50 per acre; and if the mortgage hereby authorized shall at any time be enforced by foreclosure or other legal proceeding, or the mortgaged lands trustees to whom such mortgage may be exe hereby granted, or any of them, be sold by the cuted, either at its maturity or for any failure or default of said company under the terms thereof, such lands shall be sold at public sale, at places within the States and Territories in which they shall be situate, after not less than sixty days' previous notice, in single sections or subdivisions thereof, to the highest and best bidder: Provided further, That in the construction of the said railroad, American iron or steel only shall be used, the same to be manufactured from American ores exclusively.

A RESOLUTION authorizing the Northern Pacific Railroad Company to issue its bonds for the construction of its road and to secure the same by mortgage, and for other purposes.

Resolved, &c., That the Northern Pacific Railroad Company be, and hereby is, authorized to issue its bonds to aid in the construction and equipment of its road, and to secure the same by mortgage on its property and rights of property of all kinds and descriptions, real, personal, and mixed, including its franchise as a corporation; and, as proof and notice of its legal execution and effectual delivery, said mortgage shall be filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary of the Interior; and also to locate and construct, under the provisions and with the privileges, grants, and duties provided for in its act of incorporation, its main road to some point on Puget sound, via the valley of the Columbia river, with the right to locate and construct its branch from some convenient point on its main trunk line across the Cascade mountains to Puget sound; and in the event of there not being in any State or Territory in which said main line or branch may be located, at the time of the final location thereof, the amount of lands per mile granted by Congress to said company, within the limits prescribed by its charter, then said company shall be entitled, under the directions of the Secretary of the Interior, to receive so many sections of land belonging to the United States, and designated by odd numbers, in such State or Territory, within ten miles on each side of said road beyond the limits prescribed in said charter, as will make up such deficiency, on said main line or branch, except mineral and other lands, as excepted in the charter of said company of 1864, to the amount of the lands that have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by homestead settlers, pre-empted, or otherwise disposed of, subsequent to the passage of the act of July 2, 1864. And that twenty-five miles of said main line, between its western terminus and the city of Portland, in the State of Oregon, shall be completed by the 1st day of January, A. D. 1872,

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SEC. 2. That Congress may at any time alter or amend this joint resolution, having due regard to the rights of said company and any other parties. Approved, May 31, 1870.

The final vote on this bill was as follows:

IN SENATE, April 21, 1870.

YEAS-Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Bucking ham, Cameron, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Fen Harris, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of a ton, Ferry, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Maine, Morrid of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Trumbull, Williams, Wilson, Yates-40. Sawyer, Scott, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer,

NAYS-Messrs. Bayard, Boreman, Casserly, Fowler,

Harlan, McCreery, Morton, Pratt, Saulsbury, Schurz,Wil

ley-11.

IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, May 26, 1870.

YEAS-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, AtWood, Axtell, Ayer, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. But ler, Cake, Calkin, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Cowles, Dawes, Degener, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Gibson, Hamilton, Harris, Hays, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Johnson, Alexander H. Jones, Lash, Logan, Lynch, Maynard, McCarthy, McKee, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Laflin, McKenzie, Morphis, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter Sheldon, Sherrod, Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Shober, Joseph S. Smith, William J. Smith, Worthington C. Smith. Wm. Smyth, Starkweather, Stokes, Stoughton, Strickland, Taffe, Tanner, Tillman, Townsend, Trimble, Twichell, Van Auken, Cadwalader C. Washburn, William B. Washburn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wilson-107.

Biggs, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Cessna, NAYS-Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Beatty, Beck, Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Getz, Griswold, Haight, Haldeman, Hale, Humill, Hawkins, Ilawley, Hay, Heflin, Hill, Holman, Ingersoll, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, Myham, McCrary. McGrew, Mc Neely. Mereur, Eliakim II. Moore, Jesse H. Moore, William Moore, Morgan, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Potter, Randall, Reeves, Rice, Rogers, Sargent, Schofield, Shanks, John A. Smith, Stevens, Stevenson. Stiles, Stone, Strong, Swann, Taylor, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, Voorhees, Ward, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, Woodward—85.

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Previous Votes.

IN SENATE.

1870, February 8-Mr. Ramsey introduced the resolution which on February 22 was reported from the Committee on the Pacific Railroad, as follows:

Be it resolved, &c., That the northern Pacific Railroad Company be, and hereby is, authorized

to issue its bonds to aid in the construction and

equipment of its road, and to secure the same by mortgage on its property and rights of property of all kinds and descriptions, real, personal, and mixed, including its franchise as a corporation; and, as proof and notice of its legal execution and effectual delivery, said mortgage shall be filed and recorded in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so filed shall be deemed to be a good and sufficient conveyance of all the rights and proper of said company as therein expressed, and also to locate and construct, under the provisions and with the privileges and duties provided for in its act of incorporation and the amendments thereto, its main road to its western terminus, via the valley of the Columbia River, with the right to locate and construct its branch from some convenient point on its main trunk line, across the Cascade mountains, to Puget Sound; and in the event of there not being in any State or Territory in which said main line or branch may be located, at the time of the final location thereof, the amount of lands per mile granted by Congress to said company, within the limits prescribed by its charter, then said company shall be entitled, under the directions of the Secretary of the Interior, to receive so many sections of land belonging to the United States, and designated by odd numbers, in such State or Territory, within ten miles on each side of said road beyond the limits prescribed in said charter, as will make up such deficiency on said main line or branch. And that twenty-five miles of said main line, between its western terminus and the city of Portland, in the State of Oregon, shall be completed by the 1st day of January, A. D. 1872, and forty miles of the remaining portion thereof each year thereafter, until the whole shall be completed between said points.

April 11-Mr. Thurman moved to insert at the end of the resolution the following:

Second. The price at which said lands shall be sold by said company to actual settlers, as aforesaid, shall not exceed $1 25 per acre, with interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum upon deferred payments.

And the rights and privileges hereby conferred upon said company, and the grants of land hereby made to it, are conferred and made upon the following express conditions, to wit:

First. That the alternate sections of land heretofore or hereby granted to said company, except such portions thereof as shall be laid out by said company in town or city lots, and such portions thereof as shall be used by it for depots, ditches, water-stations, round-houses, coal, wood, lumber, and cattle-yards, sites for workshops, and other buildings or structures necessary for said road or branch road, shall be sold by said company to actual settlers upon the same and to no other person or persons; and no such settler shall be entitled to purchase more than one hundred and sixty acres thereof, nor shall he or those claiming under him receive a deed therefor until the same shall have been actually occupied by him or by him and them at least two years.

Third. Such actual settlers shall respectively be entitled to purchase said lands, as aforesaid, in lots of forty, eighty, or one hundred and sixty acres.

Fourth. All said lands for sale to actual set

tlers, as aforesaid, that shall not be sold by said company within fifteen years from the passage of this joint resolution, shall revert to the United

States.

Fifth. Any mortgage or mortgages of said lands or any part thereof that may be made or executed by said company shall be subject to the conditions aforesaid in favor of the actual settlers or of the United States, and no foreclosure of any such mortgage or sale thereunder by any trustee or trustees, or under any judicial judgment or decree, shall operate to deprive such actual settlers or the United States of the rights and privileges herein before specified; nor shall anything in this resolution contained be held to waive the conditions upon which patents are to issue, specified in section four of the charter of said company.

Sixth. Within ninety days after the passage of this joint resolution said company shall file in the Department of the Interior its written assent to the foregoing conditions, and if it shall fail so to do, this joint resolution shall become null and void.

Mr. Wilson moved to strike out the words 'heretofore or," in the first of the conditions, which was agreed to—yeas 30, nays 9, as follow:

YEAS-Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Chandler. Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Cragin, Flanagan, Fowler, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Howard, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Ross, Sawyer, Stewart, Sumner, Tipton, Trumbull, Williams, Wilson-30.

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NAYS-Messrs. Bayard, Casserly, Davis, Harlan, Howell, Johnston, McCreery, Pool, Thurman-9.

Mr. Thurman's amendment was then disagreed to-yeas 15, nays 26, as follow:

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Casserly, Cragin, Davis, Fowler, Harlan, Howell, Johnston, McCreery, Pool, Stockton, Thurman. Tipton, Wilson-15.

NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Drake, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Osborn, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice,

Ross, Sawyer, Stewart, Sumner, Trumbull, Williams

26.

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State or Territory, in which said main line or branch may be located, at the time of the final location thereof, the amount of lands per mile granted by Congress to said company, within the limits prescribed by its charter, then said company shall be entitled, under the directions of the Secretary of the Interior, to receive so many sections of land belonging to the United States, and designated by odd numbers, in such State or Territory, within ten miles on each side of said road, beyond the limits prescribed in said charter, as will make up such deficiency on said main line or branch to the amount of the lands that have been granted, sold, reserved, occupied by home-fasserly, Harlan, McCreery, Morton, Pratt, Suulsbury, Wilstead settlers, pre-empted or otherwise disposed ley, Yates-12. of subsequent to the passage of the act of July 2, 1864.

YEAS-Messrs. Ames, Bayard, Boreman, Cameron,

Which was disagreed to-yeas 11, nays 41, as follow:

NAYS-Messrs. Anthony, Brownlow, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Fenton, Flanagan, Fowler. Hamlin. Harris. Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Sawyer, Scott, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Trumbull, Williams, Wilson-35.

YEAS-Messrs. Buckingham. Casserly, Davis, Harlan, Howell, McCreery, Pratt, Suulsbury, Schurz, Thurman, Willey-11.

NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Chandler. Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds. Fenton. Ferry, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harris, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Norton, Nye. Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Scott, Sherman. Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Trumbull, Williams, Wilson-41.

Mr. Howell moved to insert the following pro

viso at the end of the resolution:

Provided, That all lands granted by this joint resolution, which shall not be sold or disposed of by said company within five years after the road shall have been completed, shall be subject to settlement and pre-emption like other lands, at a price not exceeding $1 25 per acre, to be paid to said company.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 13, nays 34, as follow:

YEAS-Messrs. Boreman, Casserly, Davis, Fowler, Harlan, Harris, Howe, Howell, McCreery, Saulsbury, Thurman, Willey, Wilson-13.

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NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Anthony. Brownlow. Buckingham, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Howard, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill of Maine. Morrill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Pomeroy. Ramsey, Revels, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Scott, Sherman, Stewart, Thayer, Williams-34.

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April 21.-Mr. Thurman moved to insert at the end of the resolution the following:

And the rights and privileges hereby conferred upon said company and the grants of land hereby made to it are conferred and made upon this condition: That said company, its successors and assigns, shall forever transport over said road and its branches, free from any toll or charge, all troops, produce, stores, and munitions of war that may belong to the United States.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 12, nays 35, as follow:

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Cameron, Casserly, Davis, Fowler, Hamlin, Harlan, Howe, Howell, Creery, Saulsbury, Thurman, Warner, Willey. Wilson-16. NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Brownlow, Buckingham, Chandler, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Flanagan, Gilbert, Howard, Kellogg, McDonald. Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Norton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer, Scott, Stewart, Thayer, Williams-28.

The remainder of the section was not in the bill as reported from the committee, but seems to have been inserted informally; at what time the record does not show.

Mr. Scott moved to insert at the end of the resolution the following:

Provided, That all lands hereby granted to said company which shall not be sold or disposed of or remain subject to the mortgage by this act authorized, at the expiration of five years after the completion of the entire road, shall be subject to settlement and pre-emption like other lands, at a price to be paid to said company not exceeding $2.50 per acre. And if the mortgage hereby authorized shall at any time be enforced by foreclosure or other legal proceeding, or the government lands hereby granted, or any of them, be sold by the trustees to whom such mortgage may be executed, either at its maturity or for any failure or default of said company under the terms thereof, such lands shall be sold at public sale at places within the States and Territories in which they shall be situate, after not less than sixty days' previous notice, in single sections or subdivisions thereof, to the highest and best bidders.

Which was agreed to-yeas 38, nays 8, as fol

low:

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Bayard, Boreman, Buckingham, Cameron, Cusserly, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Fenton, Ferry, Fowler, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, Kellogg, McCreery, McDonald. Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Moiton, Osborn, Patterson, Pratt, Ramsey, Revels, Saulstury, Scott, Spencer, Sumner. Thayer, Trumbull, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates-38.

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NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Brownlow, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Nye, Pomeroy, Robertson, Stewart—8.

Mr. Cameron moved to insert at the end of the resolution the following:

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Brownlow, Buck-
Mc-ingham, Cameron, Chandler, Cragin, Fenton, Flanagan,
Fowler, Hamlin, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, Mc-
Donald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Patterson, Pratt, Ram-
sey, Revels, Scott, Stewart, Thayer, Willey-27.

Ferry, Kellogg, McCreery, Pomeroy, Rice, Robertson,
NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Bayard, Casserly, Cole, Corbett,
Saulstury, Spencer, Sumner, Trumbull, Williams, Wil-

son,

Provided further, That in the construction of the said railroad American iron or steel only shall be used, the same to be manufactured from American ores exclusively.

Which was agreed to-yeas 27, nays 18, as follow:

Yates-18.

IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

1870, May 25-Mr. Hawley moved to amend, by adding to the first section as follows:

And provided further, That the privileges here

in granted are upon the following conditions, namely: all the lands herein or heretofore granted to said railroad company shall be sold to actual settlers only, and in quantities not greater than one hundred and sixty acres to any one person, and for a price not exceeding $2 50 per acre: And provided further, That no mortgage that may be given by said railroad company shall operate to prevent the sale to actual settlers only, upon the terms and conditions herein provided, of all the lands herein or heretofore granted by the United States to said railroad company, and any violation of this condition shall work a forfeiture of all the lands herein or heretofore granted by the United States to said railroad company.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 78, nays 106, as

follow:

YEAS-Messrs. Adams, Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Ayer, Beatty, Bigs, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Sidney Clark, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Degener, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Haight, Haldeman, Hawkins, Hawley, Hay, Hays, Heflin, Ingersoll, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, McCrary, McGrew, McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, Jesse H. Moore, William Moore, Morgan, Packard, Packer, Paine, Pomeroy, Potter, Randall, Reeves, Rice, Rogers, Sargent, Shanks, Slocum, John A. Smith, William Smyth, Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner, Upson, Ward, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, Woodward-78.

NAYS-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, Atwood, Axtell, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, Beaman, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Calkin, Cessna, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Dawes, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Gibson, Hale, Hamill, Hamilton, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Johnson, Alexander H. Jones, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch, Mayham, Maynard, McCarthy, McKee, McKenzie, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Peck, Perce, Peters,

Phelps, Poland, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schu maker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. Smith, Starkweather, Stokes, Stone, Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Swann, Taffe, Tanner, Taylor, Tillman, Trimble, Twichell, Van Auken, William B. Washburn, Welker, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene

M. Wilson-106.

Mr. Sargent moved to strike out the proviso inserted in the Senate on motion of Mr. Scott, and to insert as follows:

main subject to the right of purchase by actual settlers at a price not exceeding $2 50 per acre, and in amounts not exceeding one quarter section by any one person, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe to carry this provision into effect.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 73, nays 104, as follow:

Provided, That all lands granted to said company shall be subject to settlement and pre-emption like other lands, at a price to be paid to said company, not exceeding $2 50 per acre; and if the mortgage hereby authorized shall at any time be enforced by foreclosure or other legal proceeding, or the mortgage lands hereby granted, or any of them, be sold by the trustees to whom such mortgage may be executed, either at its maturity or for any failure or default of said company under the terms thereof, such lands shall be sold at public sale at places within the States and Territories in which they shall be situate, after not less than sixty days' previous notice, in single sections or subdivisions thereof, to the highest and best bidder; and the purchasers at said sale, except actual settlers on not greater subdivisions than one hundred and sixty acres, shall acquire no higher interest in said lands than is by this act granted to said pany; and as to all lands purchased under any such sale by any corporation or by other persons, greater in quantity than one quarter section for any one person, all such lands shall be and re

YEAS-Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Ayer, Beatty, Beck, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Degener, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Haldeman, Hawley, Hay, Hays, Heflin, Ingersoll, Johnson, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, McCrary,

McGrew, McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, William Moore, Morgan, Morphis, Packard, Paine, Fotter, Randall. Rice, Rogers, Sargent, Shanks. S'ocum, John A. Smith, William J Smith, Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, Ward, Cadwalader C. Washburn, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, Woodward-73.

NAYS-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, Atwood, Axtell, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, Beaman, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Booker, Bowen, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Calkin, Cessna, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Dawes, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Gibson, Hamill, Hamilton, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Alexander H. Jones, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham. Knapp, Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch, Maynard, McCarthy, McKee, McKenzie, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Packer, Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps, Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. Smith, William Smyth, Starkweather, Stone, Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Taffe, Tanner, Taylor, Tillman, Trimble, Twichell, Van Auken, William B. Washburn, Welker, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wilson-104.

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YEAS-Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Beatty, Beck, Biggs, Bingham, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Benjamin F. Butler, Cessna, Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Dickey, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Farnsworth, Ferry, Finkelnburg, Getz, Griswold, Haight, Haldeman, Hawley, Ilay, Hays, Heflin, Holman, Ingersoll, Johnson, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, McCrary, McGrew, McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, Jesse H. Moore, William Moore, Morphis, Niblack, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Pulter. Randall, Reeves, Rice, Ridgway, Sargent, Shanks, John A. Smith, William Smyth, Stevens, Stevenson, Stiles, Strong, Townsend, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, Voorhees, Ward, Welker, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher,

Woodward-87.

NAYS-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong, At

wood, Axtell, Ayer, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, Bennett, Benton, Blair, Boles, Booker, Boyd, George Cake, Calkin, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Cowles, Dawes, Dixon, Dox, Ferriss, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Hale, Hamill, Hamilcom-Jones, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, ton, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Alexander H. Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch. Mayham, Maynard, Me ar thy, McKee, McKenzie, Daniel J. Morrell, Samuel P. Morrill, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps, Poland, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter

Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. Smith,
Starkweather, Stokes, Stoughton, Strickland, Taffe,
Tanner, Tillman, Twichell, Van Auken, William B.
Washburn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M.

Wilson-95.

Mr. Randall moved to insert, after the words "Secretary of the Interior," in line eleven, the following:

Provided, That nothing in this act shall be construed as a guaranty by the United States of the bonds issued by said company or its agents, or of any bonds authorized or permitted by this

act.

Which was disagreed to-yeas 89, nays 92, as follow:

upon direct the proper district land officers to give public notice to all actual settlers under the provisions of this act residing on the granted lands opposite to and conterminous with said completed section, to make proof and payment to the district land officers for their claims within three months from the date of said notice; and of said lands monthly, as in the sales of public the registers and receivers shall report the sale lands; and the amount received shall be placed by the receivers to the credit of the railroad company, in such depository as they may designate: Provided, That if any settler shall fail to make proof and pay for his claim within the time herein specified, his right thereto shall become forfeited, and the land shall be patented to the said company: And provided further, That patents shall issue to said company for all lands which shall remain unsold after the expiration of three months from the date of completion of each section of said road: And provided also, That the railroad company may, at any time, sell, convey by deed, mortgage, or deed of trust, all of said land, to persons or corporations, and not actual settlers, and at such prices and on such terms as the parties may agree upon: Provided, That when so sold or conveyed the said lands in the hands of the purchaser, mortgagee, or trustee, or other grantees, shall be subject to sale to actual settlers within the time limited as aforesaid, and on the same terms as though the said deed, mortgage, or deed of trust had never been made: Provided, That if said road is not completed within ten years from the date of the acceptance of the grant herein made, the lands remaining along the uncompleted portions of the road shall revert to the Government and be open to pre-emption and homestead entry after due public notice by the district land officers, under instructions from the Secretary of the Interior, as provided in the case of public lands.

Which was disagreed to--yeas 68, nays 117, as follow:

Haldeman, Hale, Hamill, Hamilton, Hawley, Hay, Hays,

YEAS-Messrs. Adams, Ambler, Archer, Arnell, Asper, Beatty, Biggs, Bird, James Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Benjamin F. Butler, Cessna, Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cowles, Cox, Crebs, Cullom, Dawes, Dickey, Dickinson, Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, El dridge, Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Getz, Griswold, Haight, Heflin, Hill, Holman, Ingersoll, Judd, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis, Marshall, McCrary, McGrew, McKenzie, William Moore, Morgan, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Randall, Reeves, Rice, Ridgway, Sargent, Shanks, John A. Smith, Stevens, Stevenson, Stiles, Swann. Tillman, Tyner. Upson, Van Wyck, Voorhees, Ward, Welker, Willard, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher,

McNeely, Mercur, Eliakim H. Moore, Jesse H. Moore,

Woodward-89.

NAYS-Messrs. Allison, Armstrong. Atwood, Axtell, Ayer, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair, Boles, Booker, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Culkin, Churchill, William T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner, Covode, Dixon, Dockery, Dor, Ferriss, Ferry, Fitch, Fr, Garfield, Harris, Hoar, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Johnson, Kelley, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Laflin, Lash, Logan. Maynard. McCarthy, McKee, Morphis, Daniel J. Morrell, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, Newsham, O'Neill, Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps, Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Roots, Sawyer, Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter Sheldon, Sherrod, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. Smith, William Smyth, Stark wether, Stokes, Stone, Stoughton, Strickland, Taffe, Tanner, Taylor, Townsend, Trimble, Twichell, Van Auken, William B. Washburn, Wheeler, Whitmore, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wil

son-92.

Mr. Sidney Clark moved to amend, by adding the following additional section:

Woodward-68.

NAYS-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Archer, Armstrong,

SEC.. That the lands granted by this act and all previous acts to said company shall inure to the benefit of said company, its assigns and successors, in the manner following, that is to say: that all the lands shall be immediatley open to settlement, and shall be sold to actual settlers only, who shall be entitled to receive patents therefor in contiguous parcels not exceeding a quantity equal to one quarter section to any one person, and at the price of $2 50 per acre, under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, in accordance Atwood, Axtell, Ayer, Bailey, Banks, Barnum, Barry, with the provisions of this act: Provided, how- Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blair. Boles, Booker, ever, That such persons shall be citizens of the Bowen, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Calkin, Churchill, William United States, or shall have declared their inten-T. Clark, Clinton L. Cobb, Conger, Conner. Covode, tion to become such, before they shall be entitled Cowles, Dawes, Degener, Dickey, Dixon, Dockery, to become actual settlers under the provisions of Dox, Ferriss, Ferry, Finkelnburg, Fitch, Fox, Garfield, Getz, Hale, Hamill, Hamilton, Harris, Ilays, Hoar, this act: And provided further, That when the Hooper, Hotchkiss, Kelley, Kellogg, Kelsey, Ketcham, company shall file with the Secretary of the In- Knapp, Laflin, Lash, Logan, Lynch, Mayham. Maynard terior the certificate of the Governor of the State McCarthy, McKee, McKenzie, Mercur, Morphis, Daniel J. Morrell, Samuel P. Morrill, Morrissey, Myers, Negley, or Territory in which said road is located that Newsham, O'Neill. Packer, Paine, Peck. Perce, Peters, any twenty consecutive miles of said road have Phelps, Poland, Pomeroy, Prosser, Rocts, Sawyer, been completed in a good, substantial, and work-Schenck, Schumaker, Lionel A. Sheldon, Porter Shel don, Sherrod, Shober, Joseph S. Smith, Worthington C. manlike manner, together with a map designat-Smith, William Smyth, Starkweather, Stokes, Stone, ing by the public surveys the line of such com- Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Swann, Taffe, Tanner, pleted portion, and the points of beginning and Taylor, Tillman, Townsend, Trimble, Twichell, lan ending, the Secretary of the Interior shall there- | more, Wilkinson, Eugene M. Wilson—117.

Auken,

William B. Washburn, Welker, Wheeler, Whit

YEAS-Messrs. Ambler, Arnell, Asper. Beatty, Biggs, Bird, Buffinton, Burchard, Cessna, Sidney Clarke, Cleveland, Amasa Cobb, Coburn, Cook, Cor, Crebs Cullom, Dickinson. Donley, Duval, Dyer, Ela, Eldridge, Hawley, Hay, Heflin, Holman, Ingersoll, Johnson. Judd, Farnsworth, Griswold, Haight, Haldeman. Hawkins, Kerr, Knott, Lawrence, Lewis. Marshall, McCrary, MeGrew, McNeely, Eliakim H. Moore, Jesse H. Moore, William Moore, Morgan, Orth. Packard, Potter, Randall, Reeves, Rice, Ridgway, Rogers, Sargent. Shanks, John A. Smith. Stevenson, Stiles, Tyner, Upson, Van Wyck, Ward, Williams, John T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher,

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