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Nays-Messrs. Adams, Archer, Artell, Beck, Biggs, the restoration of Georgia, similar in terms to
Bingham, Bird, Calkin, Cox, Crebs, Dickinson, Dox. El the Mississippi and Texas bills, (for which see
ridge, Farnsworth. Getz, Greene, Griswold, Haldeman,
Hambleton, Hamill, Hawkins. Holman, Johnson, Thomas chapter LV.)
L. Jones, kerr, Knott, Marshall, Mayham, McCormick, Mr. Bingham moved to add the following
McNeely, Morgnn, Mungen, Niblack, Potter, Randall,
Reeves, Rice, Rogers, Joseph S. Smith, Stone, Strader,

proviso: Swann, Sweeney, Trimble, Van Trump, Voorhees, Wells, Provided, That nothing in this act contained Eugene M. Wilson, Winchester, Witcher, Woodward-51. shall be construed to vacate any of the offices

now filled in the State of Georgia, either by the Previous Votes.

election of the people, or by the appointment of IN SENATE.

the governor thereof, by and with the advice and

consent of the senate of said State; neither shall 1869, December 17—Mr. Morton moved to this act be construed to extend the official term strike out the eighth section of the bill as reported of any officer of said State beyond the term limfrom the Judiciary Committee, which was in ited by the constitution thereof, dating from the these words:

election or appointment of such officer; nor to "That the Legislature of Georgia shall be re- deprive the people of Georgia of the right, under garded as provisional only, until the further their constitution, to elect senators and representaction of Congress,"

atives of the State of Georgia in the year 1870, And to insert the section as in the text of the but said election shall be held in the year 1870, bill, which was agreed to-yeas 38, nays 15, as either on the day named in the constitution of follows:

said State or such other day as the present legisYEAS—Messrs. Abbott, Brownlow, Buckingham, Cat- lature may designate by law. tell, Chandler, Cole, Cragin, Drake, Fenton, Gilbert, Which was agreed to-yeas 115, nays 71, as Hamlin, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Kellogg, McDonald, Morrill 'of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, follow: Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pratt, Ramsey, Robertson, Ross, Sawyer. Schurz, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Panks, Beaman, Beatty, Beck. Diguys, Bingham, Bird,

YEAS—Messrs. Adams, Allison, Ambler, Archer, Axtell, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Warner, Williams, Wilson, Blair, Booker, Burchard, Burr, Culkin. Churchill. CleveNAYS.- Messrs. Bayard, Carpenter, Casserly, Conkling, son, Dockery. Do.c. Duval. Eldridye. Farnsworth. Ferriss,

land, Coburn, Cook, (or, Crebs, Cullom. Dawes, DickinCorbett

, Daris. Fowler, William T. Hamilton, Norton, Ferry, Finkelnburg, Garfield."Ger. Griswold. Haight, Rice, Saulsbury, Stockton, Thurman, Vickers, Willey—15. Haldeman, Ilale. Hambleton, Hamill, 1:awkirs, Hawley,

A few unimportant changes were made, and Hay, Heaton, Hill, Hlolman, Ingersoil. Jenckes, Johnson, the bill passed both Houses, as above.

Thomas L. Jones, Judd, Kellogg, Kerr, Ketcham, k'nott,
Laflin. Logan. Marshill, Mayham, McCarthy. McCormick,

McCrary, Mck'enzie, McNeely, Milnes, Eliakim 11. Moore,
An act relating to the State of Georgia. Jesse li. Moore, Niblack. Orth, Packard, Packer, Platt,
Be it enacted, &c., That the State of Georgia, Sargent. Schenck. Schumaker, Sherrol, Slocum, John A.

Pomeroy, Putter Randall, Reading, Rceves, Rice, Rogers, having complied with the reconstruction acts, Smith, Worthington C. Smith. Starkweather, Stiles, and the XIVıh and XVth articles of amend Stone, Strader. Şirong, Swann. Tatte, Tanner, Trimble, ments to the Constitution of the United States c. Washburn. William B Washburn, Welker, Wells,

Tyner, Van Aulen Van Trump, l'oorlees, Cadwalader having been ratified in good faith by a legal Wheeler, Wilkinson, Willard, Williams. Eugene M. Wil legislature of said State, it is hereby declared son, Jolin T. Wilson, Winans, Witcher, lood, Woodward that the State of Georgia is entitled to represent- Nays-Messrs. Arnell, Asper, Atwood, Ayer, Benjamin, ation in the Congress of the United States But Boles. Bowen. Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buck, Bucknothing in this act contained shall be construed ley, Buttinton, Burdett, Benjamin F. Butler, Roderick

R. Butler, Cake, Cessna, Clarke, Amasa Cobb, Clinton to deprive the people of Georgia of the right to L. Cobh. Conger, Covode. Davis, Dickev, Donley, Fishan election for members of the general assembly er, Gilfillan, Hamilton, Harris, Hays, Heflin, Hoar, IInge, of said State, as provided for in the constitution looper, flotchkiss, Alexander 11. Jones, Julian, Kelley, thereof.

Knapp, Lash, Lawrence, Longbridge, Maynard), MC

Kee, Mercur, William Moore, Morell, Morrill, Myers, SEC. 2. That so much of the act entitled “An act Negley, O'Neill, Paine, Palmer, Perce, Phelps, Prosser, making appropriations for the support of the Roots Santori, Sawyer, Shanks, William J. Smith,

William Smytil, Stevenson, Stokes, Stoughton. Strickarmy for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for land, Tillman, 'Townsend, Twichell, Upson, Van llorn other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, as pro- -71. hibits the organization, arming, or calling into The bill was then passed-yeas 125, nays 55, service of the militia forces in the States of

as follow: Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia, be, and the same is hereby, repealed; and nothing in this wood, Ayur, Banks, Keaman, Beatty, Benjamin, Bing

YEAS—Messrs. Allison, Ambler, Arnell, Asper, Ator any other act of Congress shall be construed ham, Blair, Boles, Booker, Bowen, Boyd, George N, to affect the term to which any officer has been Brooks, Buck, Buckley, Buffinton, Burchard, Burdett. appointed or any member of the general assem

Benjamin F Butler, Roderick R. Butler, Cake, Cessna,

Churchill, Clarke, Amasa Cobb, Clinton L. Cobb. Cobly elected, as prescribed by the constitution of burn, Cool, Conger, Cullom, Davis. Dawes, Dickey, the State of Georgia.

Dockery, Donley, Duval. Ferriss Ferry, Finkelnburg, Approved July 15, 1870.

Fisher, Garfield, Gilfillan, Hale, Hamilton, Harris,

Hawley, Hay, Heaton, Heflin, Hill, Iluar, lloge. Hooper, This act, being the report of the committee of Hotel kiss, Ingersoll, Jenckes, Alexander 11. Jones conference, was adopted in both houses without lin, Lash, Lawrence, Logan, Loughridge, Lynch, Mc

Judul, Julian, Kelley, Kellogg, Ketcham, Knapp, Lafa division July 14, 1870.

Carthy, McCrary, McKenzie, Mercur, Eliakii H. Moore,

Jesse 11. Moore, William Moore, Morrell, Morrill, Myers,
Previous Votes.

Negley, O'Neill, Orth, Packard, Packer, Paine, Phelps,
Platt, Pomeroy, Prosser, Resots, Santord, Sargent, Saw-

yer, Schenck, Scofield, Shanks, John A. Smith, William IN HOUSE.

J. Smith, Worthington C. Smith, William Smyth, Stark1870, February 25—Mr. B. F. Butler, from the weather, Stokes, Stoughton, Strickland, Strong, Till

man, Townsend, Twii hell, Tyner, Upson, Van Horn, Committee on Reconstruction, reported a bill for Cadwalader C. Washburn, William B. Washburn, Wel

ker, Wheeler, Wilkinson, Willard, Williams, John T. I named in the said constitution; and the said Wilson, Winans, Witcher-125.

NAys-Messrs. Adams, Archer, Artell, Beck, Biggs. general assembly shall, by joint resolution, conBird, Burr. Calkin, Cleveland, Cox, Crebs, Dickinson, Dor, sent to this fundamental condition before this Eldridge. Getz, Griswold, Haight, Haldeman, Hambleton, act shall take effect." Hamill, Hawkins, Holman, Johnson, Thomas L Jones, Kerr, Knott, Marshall, Mayham, McCormick, McNeely,

Mr. Pomeroy moved to amend the amendment Milnes Niblack, Potter, Randall,' Reading, Reeves, Rice, of Mr. Wilson by striking out all after the word Rogers, Schumaker, Sherrod, Slocum. Stevenson, Stilcs, "that” in the first line and inserting as follows: Stone, Strader, Swann, Tanner, Trimble, Van Auken, Van Trump, Voorhees, Wells, Eugene M. Wilson, Wood, Wood

The existing government in the State of Georward-55,

gia is hereby declared to be provisional; and In SENATE.

the same shall continue subject to the provisions 1870, March 18—Mr. Morton moved to amend March 23, 1867, and of July 19, 1867, until the

of the acts of Congress of March 2, 1867, and by inserting at the end of the bill as follows:

Sec. 2. That so much of the act entitled "An admission of said State, by law, to representation act making appropriations for the support of the in Congress; and for this purpose the State of army for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for Georgia shall constitute the third military dis

trict. other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, as prohibits the organization, arming, or calling into ions of, and under the powers and limitations

“SEC. 2. That in accordance with the provisservice of the militia forces in the State of Geor- provided

in, said acts, an election shall be held gia, be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Which was agreed to.

in said State on the 15th day of November, April 14—Mr. Williams moved to strike out 1870, for all the members of the general assem the last clause of the Bingham proviso and in- bly of said State provided for in the constitution sert as follows:

of said State, adopted by its convention on the Provided further, That the next election for 11th day of March, 1868, at which election all members of the general assembly of said State persons who by said constitution are electors shall be held on the Tuesday after the first Mon- shall be entitled to vote. And said general agday of November, A. D. 1872, and the last clause sembly, so elected, shall assemble at the capitol of the second subdivision of the 1st section of the cember

, 1870, and organize, preparatory to the

of said State, on Tuesday, the 13th day of DeIIId article of said constitution, in the following admission of the State to representation in Conwords: “The general assembly may, by law, change the time of election, and the members gress; and the powers and functions of the shall hold until their successors are elected and members of the existing general assembly shall qualified,” shall never be by any legislature ex.

cease and determine on the said 13th day of ercised so as to extend the term of any office December, 1870." beyond the regular period named in the said

Mr. Pomeroy's amendment was agreed to constitution; and the said general assembly shall, yeas 37, nays 24, as follow: by joint resolution, consent to this proviso as a Yrag Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Anthony, Buckingham, fundamental condition before this act shall take Carpenter, Casserly, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Davis, Ed. effect.

munds, Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of Maryland, Hamlin,

Harlan, llowe, Kellogg, McCreery, Morrill of Maine, Which was disagreed to-yeas 24, nays 25, as Morrill of Vermont, Patterson, Pomeroy, Poni, Pratt follow:

Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Sherman,

Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Warner, WilleyYeas-Messrs. Abbott., Ames, Boreman, Chandler, 37. Cole, Jake, Fenton, Flanagan, Gilbert, Hamilton of NaY8-Messrs. Boreman, Brownlow, Drake, Fenton, Texas, Howard. Ilowell, Lewis, Nye, Osborn, Ramsey, Flanagan, Ilamilton of Texas, Harris, Howard, Howell, Rice, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Warner, Wil McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, liams, Wilson-24.

Ross, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Williams, Nays--Messrs. Anthony, Buckingham. Carpenter, Cas- Wilson, Yates—24. serly, Corbett, Divis, Ferry, Fowler, William T. Hamilton, Howe, Johnston, McCreery, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of

Mr. Wilson's amendment as amended was Vermont, Patterson, Pratt, Schurz, Scott, Sherman, agreed to~yeas 36, nays 23, as follow: Sprague, Stockton, Tipton, Trumbuli, Vickers, Willey

YEAS -- Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Anthony, Brownlow,

Buckingham, Carpenter, Casserly, Cole, Corbett, Davis, April 19–Mr. Wilson moved to strike out the Edmunds, Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of Maryland, Ham Bingham proviso, and to insert, “That in conse- lin, Harlan, Howe, Kellogg, McCreery, Morrill of Maine, quence of the failure of the general assembly of Morrill of Vermont, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt

Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Sherman, Georgia to effect a legal organization for a pe- Stockton, Thurman, řipton, arner, Willey—36. riod of over eighteen months it be, and hereby Nars Messrs. Boreman, Drake, Fenton, Flanagan, is, declared that the term of service of the said Hamilton of Texas, Harris, Howard, Howell, McDonald,

Morton, Nye, Osborn, Revels, Rice, Ross, Spencer, general assembly as now organized shall date Stewart, sumner, Thayer, Trumbull, Williams, Wilson, from the 26th of January, 1870, and shall continue until the persons to be chosen on the

Mr. Wilson then moved to postpone the bill Tuesday after the 1st Monday of November, indefinitely; which was disagreed to-yeas 23, 1872, as members of the general assembly of said

nays 39, as follow: State, are qualified: Provided, That the last clause of the second subdivision of the first sec- Flanagan. Hamilton of Texas, Harris, Howard, Howell

,

Yeas—Messrs. Boreman, Chandler, Drake, Fenton, tion of the third article of the constitution of McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Georgia, in the following words: “The general Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Williams, Wilson, assembly may by law change the time of elec

Nays-Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, tion, and the members shall hold until their suc- Buckingham, Carpenter, Casserly, Cole Corbett, Cracessors are elected and qualified,' shall never be gin, Davis, Edmunds, Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of Maby any legislature exercised so as to extend the ryland, Ilamlin, Harlan, Howe, Kellogg, McCreery, Mor

rill of Maine, Vorrill of Vermont, Patterson, Pomeroy, term of any office beyond the regular period | Pool, Pratt, Robertson, Ross, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz,

25.

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Scott, Sherman, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, | 19th line; which was agreed to-yeas 32, nays Warner, Willey—39.

24, as follow: Mr. Pomeroy moved further to amend by strik

YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Buckingham, Caring out all of the bill except the amendment just penter, Casserly, Cole, Cragin, Davis, Edmunds, Ferry, adopted; which was agreed to-yeas 38, nays 23, Fowler, Hamiólon of Maryland. Ilamlin, Ilarlan, Howe,

Howell Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Pomeroy, as follow:

Pratt, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Yeas-Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Sherman, Stewart, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, TrumBuckingham. Carpenter, Casserly, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, bull, Wiiley—32 Davis, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of Nárs-Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Brownlow, Chandler, Maryland, Hamlin, Harlan, Howe, Kellogg, McCreery, Corbett, Drake, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Harris, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont. Patterson, Pom- Howard, McDonald, Nye. Osb Pool, Ramsey, Revels, eroy, Pool, Pratt, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Rice, Koss, Spencer, Sumner, Thayer, Warner, Wilson, Scott, Sherman, Stockton, l'ipton, Trumbull, Warner, Yates--24. Willey--38.

Mr. Drake then asked and obtained consent to NATS-Messrs. Boreman, Chandler, Fenton, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Harris, Howard, flowell, Mc withdraw the remainder of his amendment. Donald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Mr. Drake then moved to amend by inserting Ross, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Williams, the following additional section: Wilson, Yates—23.

Sec. Mr. Drake moved to add the following section: President, from an application by the legislature

- That whenever it shall appear to the SEC.

That whenever it shall appear to the of any State, or by the governor of such State President, from an application by the legislature when the legislature cannot be convened, that of any State, or by the governor of such State domestic violence prevails in any city, county, when the legislature cannot be convened, that th exist in such State organizations or combi- or municipal organization in such State, tha' nations of men engaged in the perpetration of shall be the duty of the President to suppress

cannot be suppressed by the local authorities, i! acts of violence against the persons or property such domestic violence; and for that purpose he of others, or in obstructing the due execution of is hereby authorized to suspend the privilege os the laws of such State, and that the government the wriť of habeas corpus within the limits of of such State is unable to suppress the perpetra- such municipality, and to employ the military tion of such acts of violence or obstruction, the force of the United States, and any portion of the county or district wherein such organizations or militia of State he

any combinations existshall be considered as in a state to exercise all such powers and inflict such pun:

may deem necessary, and of rebellion, and it shall be the duty of the Presi-ishment as may by the laws or the rules and dent to send into such county or district such num- articles of war be exercised or inflicted in caso ber of the troops of the United States as may be of insurrection or invasion. necessary for the suppression of such acts of vio

Which was disagreed to-yeas 30, nays 31, a’3 lence or obstruction and the subjugation and dis

follow: persion of such organizations and combinations ;

YEAS—Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Brownlow, Chandler, and the officer commanding such troops, upon Cragin, Drake, Fenton, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, arriving in such county or district, shall declare Harris, Iloward, Kellogg, McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osmartial law over the same, with suspension of the born, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson,

Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Warner, writ of habeas corpus, if such declaration and sus- Wilson, Yates—30. pension be authorized by the President, and in Nays — Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Buckingham, that case shall take all measures known to mar- Carpenter, Casserly, Cole, Corbett, Davis, Edmunds,

Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of Maryland, Hamlin, Harlan, tial law for the suppression of such organizations Howe, Howell

, McCreery, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of and combinations and the punishment of parties Vermont, Pomeroy, Ross, Suulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, engaged therein, and shall hold and maintain Scott, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Willey, military jurisdiction over all his order until their cases shall be finally disposed at the suggestion of Mr. Sherman, as follows:

persons arrested by

The same section was again proposed, modified of; and shall proceed to levy upon and collect from the inhabitants of such county or district a President, from an application by the legislature

Sec. That whenever it shall appear to the sum of money sufficient to pay the expenses of the transportation of such troops from the point when the legislature cannot be convened, that

of any State, or by the governor of such State whence they were ordered to the point of their domestic violence prevails in any city, county, operations in such county or district, and all other expenses of his command, except pay and cloth- or municipal organization in such State, that ing, while such command shall be there stationed cannot be suppressed by the local authorities, it for the purpose aforesaid. And this section shall shall be the duty of the President to suppress apply to any case where the President may have such domestic violence, and for that purpose he heretofore sent a military force into any State, of the United States, and any portion of the mil

is hereby authorized to employ the military force upon the request of the legislature or governor itia of any State he may deem necessary, and to thereof, for the suppression of domestic violence. exercise all such powers and inflict such punishAnd if the army of the United States shall be so ment as may by the laws or the rules and artistationed or employed as that it cannot, in the cles of war be exercised or inflicted in case of judgment of the President, be advantageously

insurrection or invasion. used for this service, he shall call out and organize a sufficient number of the militia of States which

Which was agreed to-yeas 32, nays 26, as

follow: have not at any time been in armed hostility to the United States to accomplish such suppression; ton, Flanagan, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan,

Yeas-Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Chandler, Drake, Fenand the provisions of this section shall apply to Harris, Howard, McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Patthe militia so called out and organized.

terson, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Mr. Hamlin moved to strike out all of this Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer,

Warner, Williams, Wilson, Yates—32. amendment after the word "combinations” in the Nays-Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Buckingham, Car.

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penter, Casserly, Cole: Corbett, Davis, Edmunds. Ferry, 1 July 19, 1867, until the admission of said State,

, , , McCreery, Morrill of Maine, vorrill of Vermont, Pomerus, by law, to representation in Congress; and for Ross, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, this purpose the State of Georgia shall constitute Trumbull, Willey—26.

the third mistary district. Mr. Pomeroy moved to amend the preamble SEC. 2. That in accordance with the provisto read as follows:

ions of, and under the powers and limitations Whereas great irregularities have been prac- provided in, said acts, an election shall be held ticed in the organization of the Legislature in in said State, commencing on the 15th of Nothe State of Georgia, both in its first organiza- vember, 1870, and continuing as the President tion and in the expulsion of certain members, as may designate, for all the members of the genwell also as in its reorganization since the act | eral assembly of said State provided for in the of December last: Therefore,

constitution of said State, adopted by its conWhich was agreed to.

vention on the 11th day of March, 1868; at Mr. Edmunds moved to insert at the end of which election all persons who by said constiMr. Drake's amendment the words “but the tution are electors shall be entitled to vote. provisions of this section shall not be construed And said general assembly so elected shall asto suspend the writ of habeas corpus."

semble at the capitol of said State, on Tuesday, Which was disagreed to geas 29, nays 30, as the 13th day of December, 1870, and organize follow:

preparatory to the admission of the State to Yeas-Messrs. Anthony, Buckingham, Carpenter, Cas- representation in Congress; and the powers and serly, Cole, laris, Edmunds, Ferry, Fowler, Hamilton of functions of the members of the existing gen. Maryland, Hamlin, Howe, Howell, McCreery, Morrill of eral assembly shall cease and determine on the Maine. Morrill of Vermont, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ross said 13th day of December, 1870. Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Stockton, l'hurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Willey, Williams-29.

Sec. 3. That whenever it shall appear to the NAYS–Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Boreman, Chandler, President, from an application by the legislature Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Fenton, Flanagan, isamilton of Texas, Harris, lloward, MeDonald, Morton, Nye, Os- of any State, or by the governor of such State born, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, when the legislature cannot be convened, that Sherman, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Warner, | domestic violence prevails in any city, county, Wilson, Yates-30. Mr. Pomeroy moved to insert the following not be suppressed by the local authorities, it shall

or municipai organization in such State, that canadditional section : SEC. —. That so much of the act entitled "An domestic violence, and for that purpose he is here

be the duty of the President to suppress such act making appropriations for the support of the by authorized to employ the military force of the army for the year ending, June 30, 1868, and for United States, and any portion of the militia of other purposes,” approved March 2, 1867, as pro- any State he may deem necessary, and to exer: hibits the organization, arming, or calling into cise all such powers and inflict such punishment service of the militia forces in the State of Georgia be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

as may by the laws or the rules and articles of

war be exercised or infiicted in case of insurrecWhich was agreed to-yeas 48, nays 9, tion or invasion. follow:

SEC. 4. That so much of the act entitled “An Yeas-Messrs. Abbott, Ames, Anthony; Borernan, act making appropriations for the support of the Buckingham, Carpenter, Chandler, Cole, Corbett, Drake, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry, Flanagan,'Hainilton army for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for of Texas. Harris, Iloward, Howell, Kellogg, Mc Donald, other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, as proMorrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont. Morton, Nye hibited the organization, arming, or calling into Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Revels, Rice, Robertson, Ross, schurz, Scott, Sherman; service of the militia forces in the State of GeorSpencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull, gia be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Warner, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates-48.

IN HOUSE. Nays-Messrs. Cisserly, Fowler, Hamilton of Maryland, Hamlin, Howe, McCreery, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Stockton—9. 1870, June 24–Mr. B. F. Butler, from the

The bill then passed-yeas 27, nays 25, as Committee on Reconstruction, reported back the follow:

Senate amendment, with the recommendation that YEAR--Messrs. Ames, Anthony. Buckingham, Car

the bill previously reported by him be passed, with penter, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Ferry, Ham- an addition to the 1st section, as follows: but lin, Howe, Kelloge, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Ver- nothing in this act shall be construed to deprive mont, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Robertson, the people of Georgia of the right to elect memRoss, Sawyer, Schurz, Scotë, Sherman, Tipton, Warner, bers of the general assembly of said State in the Willey--27.

Nays-Messrs. Boreman, Chandler, Drake, Fenton, year 1870, as provided in tlie constitution of said
Flanagan, Fowler. Hamilton of Texas, IIarris, Howard, State; and also the following additional section:
Howell, McDonald, Morton, Nye, Osborn, Ramsey,
Revels. Rice, Spencer, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Trum-

Sec. 2. That so much of the act entitled “ An bull, Williams, Wilson, Yates-25.

act making appropriations for the support of the The bill, as finally passed, stood as follows: army for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for

Whereas great irregularities have been prac- other purposes,” approved March 2, 1867, as proticed in the organization of the legislature in hibits the organization, arming, or calling into the State of Georgia, both in its first organiza-service of the inilitia forces in the States of Geortion and in the expulsion of certain members, as gia, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia, be, and the well also as in its reorganization since the act same is hereby, repealed. of December last: Therefore,

Mr. Dawes moved to amend by substituting Be it enacted, &c., That the existing govern- for the Senate amendment as follows: ment in the State of Georgia is hereby declared SEC. 1. That the State of Georgia, having comto be provisional; and the same shall continue plied with the reconstruction acts, and the XIVth subject to the provisions of the acts of Congress and XVth amendments to the Constitution of of March 2, 1867, and March 23, 1867, and of the United States having been ratified in good

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faith by a legal legislaturo of said State, it is | Amasa Cobb, Clinton L. Cobb, Cobarn, Conger, Covode, hereby declared that the State of

Georgia is enti- Davis, Dawes, Degener, Dixon, Donley, Dyer, Ela, Fish

er, Gilfillan, llamilton, Ilarris, Ilays, lleflin, Ili!), Iloar, tled to representation in the Congress of the Ilooper, Alexander H. Jones, Julian, Kelley, Kelsey, United States.

Knapp, Lash, Lawrence, Loughridge, Maynard, MCSEC. 2. That so much of the act entitled "An Crary, McKee, William Moore, Morphis, Myers, 'Neg

ley, Newsham, O'Neill, Palmer. Peck, l'erče, Phelps, act making appropriations for the support of the Platt, Pomeroy. Porter. Prosser, Sanford, Sawyer, Scoarmy for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for field, Shanks, Porter Sheldon, William J Smith, Wil

liam Smyth, Stevens, Stevenson, Stokes, Stoughton, other purposes,” approved March 2, 1867, as pro- Strickland, 'Taylor, Tillman, Twichell, Van Iorn, Van hibits the organization, arming, or calling into Wyck, Wallace. Ward, Welker, Wheeler, Whitmore, service of the militia forces in the States of Geor- Wilkinson, John T. Wilson-90. gia, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia, be, and the

Mr. Lawrence moved to amend Mr. Dawes's same is hereby, repealed. /

substitute further by adding as follows: Mr. Farnsworth moved to amend Mr. Dawes's SEC. —. That the State of Georgia is admitted substitute by inserting at the end of the 1st sec- to representation in Congress as one of the States tion as follows:

of the Union, upon the following fundamental But nothing in this act contained shall be con- conditions: 1st, that it shall never be lawful for strued to deprive the people of Georgia of the the said State to deprive any citizen of the United right to an election for members of the general States, on account of his race, color, or previous assembly of said State in the year 1870, as pro- condition of servitude, of the right to hold office vided for in the constitution of said State.

under the constitution and laws of said State, or Mr. Dickey moved to amend Mr. Farnsworth's upon any such ground to require of him any amendment by striking out the words “in the other qualifications for office than such as are year 1870;" which was agreed to-ycas 122, required of all other citizens; 2d, that the connays 71, as follow:

stitution of Georgia shall never be so amended Yeas-Messrs. Allison, Ambler, Ames, Armstrong, Ar

or changed as to deprive any citizen or class of nell, Asper, Atwood, Bailey, Banks, Barry, Benjamin, citizens of the United States of the school rights Bennett, Benton, Boles, Boyd, George M. Brooks, Buck, and privileges secured by the constitution of said Buckley, Buffinton, Burchard, Burdett, Benjamin F

State.
Butler, Cessna, Churchill, William T. Clark, Sidney
Clarke, Amasa Cobb, Clinton L. Cobb, Coburn, Conger,

Which, on a division, was rejected-yeas 48,
Cook, Covode, Cullom, Davis, Dawes, Degener, Dizon, nays 74.
Donley, Dyer, Ela, Ferriss, Ferry, Fisher, Fitch. Gil-

The amendment of Mr. Dawes was then subfillan, Hale, Hamilton, Harris, Hay, Hays, Heflin, Hill, Hoar, llooper, Ingersoll. Alexander II. Jones, Judd, Ju- stituted for the Senate amendment without a lian, Kelley, Kelsey, Ketcham, Knapp, Lash, Lawrence, division-making the bill to stand as follows: Logan, Loughridge. Maynard, McCrary, McKee, William Moore. Morphis, Daniel J. Morrell, Myers, Negley,

The State of Georgia having con lied with the Newsham, O'Neill, Packard, Packer, Paine, Palmer, reconstruction acts, and the XIVth and XVth Peck, Perce, Peters, Phelps, Platt, Poland, Pomeroy, articles of amendments to the Constitution of the Porter, Prosser, Roots. Sanford, Sargent, Sawyer, Sco- United States having been ratified in good faith field, Shanks, Lionel A Sheldon, Porter Sheldon, William J. Smith, William Smyth, Starkweather, Stevens, by a legal legislature of said State, it is hereby Stevenson, Stokes, Stoughton, Strong, Taffe, Taylor, declared that the State of Georgia is entitled to Tillman, Twichell, Tyner, Van Horn, Van Wyck, Wallace, Ward, Cadwalader c. Washburn, William B. representation in the Congress of the United Washburn, Welker, Wheeler. Whitmore, Wilkinson, States. But nothing in this act contained shall Williams, John T. Wilson-122.

be construed to deprive the people of Georgia of Nays-- Messrs. Adams. Archer, Axteli, Beaman, Beatty, the right to an election for members of the geneBeck, Biggs, Bingham, Bird, Blair, James Brooks, Burr, Calkin, O'leveland, Cmner, Cox, Crebs, Dickinson, Dock? ral assembly of said State as provided for in the ery, Dox, Eldridge Farnsworth, Finkelnburg, Garfield, constitution thereof. Getz, Griswold, Haight, Haldeman, Hambleton, Hawkins,

SEC. 2. That so much of the act entitled “ An Holman, Jenckes, Johnson, Thomas L. Jones, Kellogg, Knott, Laflin, Lewis, Marshall, Mayham, McCormick, MC act making appropriations for the support of the Kenzie, McNeely, Jesse 11. Moore, Morgan, Norrissey, army for the year ending June 30, 1868, and for Mungen, Niblack, Orth, Potter, Reeves, Rice, Rogers, Schu; other purposes," approved March 2, 1867, as promaker, Sherrod, Shober, Slocum, John A. Smith, Joseph

S. Smith, Stiles, Stone, Swceney, Trimble, Upson, Van du- bibits the organization, arming, or calling into ken, Van Trump, Wells, Eugene M. Wilson, Winans, Wood, service of the militia forces in the States of GeorWoodward-71.

gia, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia, be, and the Mr. Farnsworth's amendment, as amended, same is hereby, repealed. was then agreed to-yeas 98, nays 90, as follow:

In SENATE. YEAs-Messrs. Adams, Allison, Ambler, Archer, Axtell, Beaman, Beatty, Beck. Benjamin, Bingham, Bird, Blair, non-concurred in, and a committee of conference

July 8.—The amendments of the House were Booker, James Brooks, Burchard, Burr, Calkin, Cleveland, Conner, Cook, Crebs, Cullom, Dickinson, Dockery, Dox, asked, by the following vote: Eldridge, Farnsworth, Ferris, Ferry, Finkelnburg, Yeas-Messrs. Abbott, Bayard, Buckingham, CarFitch, Garfield, Getz, Griswold, ITaight. Haldeman, Hale, penter, Casserly, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Cragin, FowHambleton, Hawkins, Hay, Holman, Ingerso:1, Jenckes, ler, Hamilton of Maryland, Ilamlin, Harlan, Varris, Johnson, Thomas L. Jones. Judd, Kellogg, Ketebam, Howe, Johnston, Kellogg, McCreery, Morrill of Vermont, Knott, Laflin, Lewis, Logan, Marshall, Marham. Mcrormick, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pratt, Ross, Saulsbury, Sawyer, McKenzie, McNeely, Jesse II. Moore, Morgan, Danjel J. Schurz, Scott, Sprague, Sockton, Thurman, Trumbull. Morrell, Morrisscy, Mungen, Niblack, Orth, Packard, Warner, Willey, Wilson-34. Paine, Peters, Poland, Potter, Recres, Rice, Rogers, Sar: Nays-Messrs. Ames, Boreman, Cameron, Chandler, gent, Schumaker', Sherrod, Shober, Slocum, John A. Smith, Drake, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, loward, Howell. Joseph S. Smith, Starkweather, Slilis, Sme. Strong, Lewis, Morton, Nye, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Sweeney, Taffe, Trimble, Tyner, Upson, Van Auken, Vun Spencer, Stewart, Šumner, Thayer, Williams, Yates-22. Trump, Cadwalder C. Washburn, William B. Washburn, Wells, Williams, Eugene M. Wilson, Winans, Wood, Wood

Messrs. Howard, Hamlin, and Thurman were

appointed such committee on the part of the NAYS-Messrs. Ames, Armstrong, Arnell, Asper, At- Senate, and Messrs. B. F. Butler, Farnsworth, wood, Bailey Barry Bennett, Benton, Boles, G. M. Brooks, and Paine on the part of the House, who reportBuck, Buckley, Buffinton, Burdett, Benjamin F. Butler, Cessna, Churchill, William T. Clark, Sidney Clarke, ed the bill as passed above.

ward-98.

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